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And the lot came out for the families of the Kohathites: and the children of Aaron the priest, which were of the Levites, had by lot out of the tribe of Judah, and out of the tribe of Simeon, and out of the tribe of Benjamin, thirteen cities.
Joshua 21:8-19 And the children of Israel gave by lot to the Levites these cities with their suburbs, as the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses...
Joshua 24:33 And Eleazar the son of Aaron died; and they buried him in a hill that pertained to Phinehas his son...
1 Chronicles 6:54-60 Now these are their dwelling places throughout their castles in their coasts, of the sons of Aaron, of the families of the Kohathites...
the tribe These tribes furnished more habitation to the Levites, in proportion, than any of the other tribes, because they possessed a more extensive inheritance, agreeably to what Moses had commanded (
Numbers 35:8 And the cities which you shall give shall be of the possession of the children of Israel: from them that have many you shall give many...
). It is worthy of remark, that the principal part of this tribe, whose business was to minister at the sanctuary, which sanctuary was afterwards established at Jerusalem, had their appointment nearest to that city; so that they were always within reach of the sacred work which God had appointed them.
Strong's ConcordanceAnd the lot came out for the families of the Kohathites: and the children of Aaron the priest, [which were] of the Levites, had by lot out of the tribe of Judah, and out of the tribe of Simeon, and out of the tribe of Benjamin, thirteen cities.
Topical BibleAaron Allotted Benjamin Cities Clan Descendants Families Forth Heritage Judah Kohathite Kohathites Ko'hathites Levites Lot Priest Received Simeon Simeonites Sons Thirteen Towns Tribe Tribes
Joshua Chapter 21 Verse 4
Alphabetical: Aaron allotted and Benjamin by came cities clan descendants families first for from Judah Kohathites Levites lot of out priest received Simeon Simeonites sons The Then thirteen towns tribe tribes were who
OT History: Joshua 21:4 The lot came out for the families (Josh. Jos)