Joshua 21:40
Modern Translations
New International Version
The total number of towns allotted to the Merarite clans, who were the rest of the Levites, came to twelve.

New Living Translation
So in all, twelve towns were allotted to the clan of Merari.

English Standard Version
As for the cities of the several Merarite clans, that is, the remainder of the clans of the Levites, those allotted to them were in all twelve cities.

Berean Study Bible
In all, twelve cities were allotted to the clans of Merari, the remaining Levite clans.

New American Standard Bible
All these were the cities of the sons of Merari according to their families, the rest of the families of the Levites; and their lot was twelve cities.

NASB 1995
All these were the cities of the sons of Merari according to their families, the rest of the families of the Levites; and their lot was twelve cities.

NASB 1977
All these were the cities of the sons of Merari according to their families, the rest of the families of the Levites; and their lot was twelve cities.

Amplified Bible
All [these were] the cities of the sons of Merari according to their families, the rest of the families of the Levites; and their lot was twelve cities.

Christian Standard Bible
All twelve cities were allotted to the clans of Merari’s descendants, the remaining Levite clans.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
All 12 cities were allotted to the clans of Merari's descendants, the remaining Levite clans.

Good News Translation
So the clan of Merari was assigned a total of twelve cities.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
All these cities belonged to the families of Merari. They were the last of the families of Levi. These 12 cities were chosen by lot.

International Standard Version
So the entire allocation to the descendants of Merari (that is, the rest of the families of the descendants of Levi) according to their families totaled twelve cities.

NET Bible
The Merarite clans (the remaining Levites) were allotted twelve cities.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
So all the cities for the children of Merari by their families, which were remaining of the families of the Levites, were by their lot twelve cities.

New King James Version
So all the cities for the children of Merari according to their families, the rest of the families of the Levites, were by their lot twelve cities.

King James 2000 Bible
So all the cities for the children of Merari by their families, who were remaining of the families of the Levites, were by their lot twelve cities.

New Heart English Bible
All these were the cities of the descendants of Merari according to their families, even the rest of the families of the Levites. Their lot was twelve cities.

World English Bible
All these were the cities of the children of Merari according to their families, even the rest of the families of the Levites. Their lot was twelve cities.

American King James Version
So all the cities for the children of Merari by their families, which were remaining of the families of the Levites, were by their lot twelve cities.

American Standard Version
All these were the cities of the children of Merari according to their families, even the rest of the families of the Levites; and their lot was twelve cities.

A Faithful Version
All the cities for the children of Merari by their families which were left of the families of the Levites, were by their lot twelve cities.

Darby Bible Translation
[These were] all the cities of the children of Merari according to their families, which remained of the families of the Levites, and their lot was twelve cities.

English Revised Version
All these were the cities of the children of Merari according to their families, even the rest of the families of the Levites; and their lot was twelve cities.

Webster's Bible Translation
So all the cities for the children of Merari by their families, which were remaining of the families of the Levites, were by their lot twelve cities.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
So all the cities of the children of Merari according to their families (which were the rest of the families of the Leuites) were by their lot, twelue cities.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
So that all the cities of the children of Merari throughout their kinredes which were the rest of the kynredes of the Leuites, were by their lot twelue cities.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
so that all the cities of the children of Merari amonge their kynreds of ye other Leuites, were twolue.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
All the cities for the sons of Merari, for their families, who are left of the families of the Levites—their lot is twelve cities.

Young's Literal Translation
All the cities for the sons of Merari, for their families, who are left of the families of the Levites -- their lot is twelve cities.

Smith's Literal Translation
The original Julia E. Smith Bible records the following as a verse reference for Josh 21:38All the cities to the sons of Merari according to their families, those remaining from the families of the Levites, it shall be their lot twelve cities.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
All the cities of the children of Merari by their families and kindreds, were twelve.

Catholic Public Domain Version
All the cities of the sons of Merari, by their families and extended families, were twelve.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
These are the cities of the children of Merari for their families who were left of the tribe of the Levites, and they came up into their lots, twelve cities and their fields

Lamsa Bible
So all the cities for the children of Merari by their families, who were remaining of the families of the Levites, were by their lot twelve cities with their suburbs.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
All these were the cities of the children of Merari according to their families, even the rest of the families of the Levites; and their lot was twelve cities.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
All these cities were given to the sons of Merari according to the families of them that were left out of the tribe of Levi; and their limits were the twelve cities.








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