Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Command the {Israelites} that they give to the Levites from the inheritance of their property cities to live in; and you will give to the Levites pastureland all around the cities.

New American Standard Bible

"Command the sons of Israel that they give to the Levites from the inheritance of their possession cities to live in; and you shall give to the Levites pasture lands around the cities.

King James Version

Command the children of Israel, that they give unto the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in; and ye shall give also unto the Levites suburbs for the cities round about them.

Holman Bible

“Command the Israelites to give cities out of their hereditary property for the Levites to live in and pastureland around the cities.

International Standard Version

"Instruct the Israelis to set aside a portion of their inheritance for the descendants of Levi to live in, along with grazing land surrounding their towns.

A Conservative Version

Command the sons of Israel, that they give to the Levites from the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in. And ye shall give suburbs for the cities round about them to the Levites.

American Standard Version

Command the children of Israel, that they give unto the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in; and suburbs for the cities round about them shall ye give unto the Levites.

Amplified

Command the Israelites that they give to the Levites from the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in; and [suburb] pasturelands round about the cities' walls you shall give to the Levites also.

Bible in Basic English

Give orders to the children of Israel to give to the Levites, from the heritage which is theirs, towns for themselves, with land on the outskirts of the towns.

Darby Translation

Command the children of Israel, that of the inheritance of their possession they give unto the Levites cities to dwell in; and a suburb for the cities round about them shall ye give unto the Levites.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Command the sons of Israel that they give unto the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in, and ye shall give also unto the Levites the suburbs of those cities round about them.

Julia Smith Translation

Command the sons of Israel, and they gave to the Levites from the inhentance of their possession, cities to dwell in; and areas to the cities round about them shall ye give to the Levites

King James 2000

Command the children of Israel, that they give unto the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in; and you shall give also unto the Levites pasture lands for the cities round about them.

Modern King James verseion

Command the sons of Israel that they give to the Levites, from the land of their possessions cities to live in. And you shall give to the Levites suburbs for the cities all around them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Command the children of Israel, that they give unto the Levites, of the inheritance of their possession, cities to dwell in. And ye shall give also unto the cities of the Levites, suburbs round about them.

NET Bible

"Instruct the Israelites to give the Levites towns to live in from the inheritance the Israelites will possess. You must also give the Levites grazing land around the towns.

New Heart English Bible

"Command the children of Israel that they give to the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in; and you shall give suburbs for the cities around them to the Levites.

The Emphasized Bible

Command the sons of Israel, that they give unto the Levites - out of the inheritance which they possess - cities to dwell in, - pasture land also unto the cities, round about them, shall ye give unto the Levites.

Webster

Command the children of Israel, that they give to the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in; and ye shall give also to the Levites suburbs for the cities around them.

World English Bible

"Command the children of Israel that they give to the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in; and you shall give suburbs for the cities around them to the Levites.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Command the sons of Israel, and they have given to the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to inhabit; also a suburb for the cities round about them ye do give to the Levites.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

of the inheritance
נחלה 
Nachalah 
Usage: 222

אחזּה 
'achuzzah 
Usage: 66

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

to dwell in
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

and ye shall give
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

מגרשׁה מגרשׁ 
Migrash 
Usage: 114

for the cities
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

References

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Watsons

Context Readings

Cities For The Levites

1 Yahweh spoke to Moses on the desert plains of Moab beyond the Jordan [across] Jericho, saying, 2 "Command the {Israelites} that they give to the Levites from the inheritance of their property cities to live in; and you will give to the Levites pastureland all around the cities. 3 The cities will be theirs to live in, and their pasturelands will be for their domestic animals, for their possessions, and their animals.


Cross References

Joshua 14:3-4

For Moses had given [an] inheritance of [the] two tribes and the half-tribe beyond the Jordan, but to the Levites he gave no inheritance among them.

Ezekiel 48:8

And next to the territory of Judah, from {the eastern border} up to {the western border}, shall be [located] the contribution that you set apart, twenty-five thousand [cubits] [in] width, and its length [just] like one of the portions from {the eastern border} up to {the western border}, and the sanctuary shall be in the midst of it.

Leviticus 25:32-34

" 'As for the cities of the Levites, [that is], the houses in their property's cities, it shall be {a lasting redemption} for the Levites.

Joshua 21:2-42

And they spoke to them at Shiloh in the land of Canaan, saying, "Yahweh commanded through the hand of Moses to give us cities to live [in], with their pasturelands for our livestock."

Ezekiel 45:1-8

And when you allocate the land as an inheritance, you shall provide a contribution for Yahweh [as] a holy portion from the land, [its] length [being] twenty-five thousand [cubits] and [its] width ten thousand [cubits]; it [is] holy in all its territory, all around.

Ezekiel 48:22

And [also] the property of the Levites and the property of the city will be in the midst of [the property] which [is] for the prince; between the territory of Judah and [between] the territory of Benjamin [the land] will be for the prince.

1 Corinthians 9:10-14

Or doubtless does he speak {for our sake}? For it is written {for our sake}, because the one who plows ought to plow in hope and the one who threshes [ought to do so] in hope of a share.

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