Numbers 35:2
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New International Version
"Command the Israelites to give the Levites towns to live in from the inheritance the Israelites will possess. And give them pasturelands around the towns.


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 Bible
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 Christian Standard 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.


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.


Douay-Rheims Bible
Command the children of Israel that they give to the Levites out of their possessions,


Darby Bible 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.


Young's 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.
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Context
Forty-Eight Cities for the Levites

1And the LORD spoke to Moses in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho, saying, 2Command the children of Israel, that they give to the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in; and you shall give also to the Levites suburbs for the cities round about them. 3And the cities shall they have to dwell in; and the suburbs of them shall be for their cattle, and for their goods, and for all their beasts. 4And the suburbs of the cities, which you shall give to the Levites, shall reach from the wall of the city and outward a thousand cubits round about. 5And you shall measure from without the city on the east side two thousand cubits, and on the south side two thousand cubits, and on the west side two thousand cubits, and on the north side two thousand cubits; and the city shall be in the middle: this shall be to them the suburbs of the cities.
Cross References
Leviticus 25:34
But the field of the suburbs of their cities may not be sold; for it is their perpetual possession.


Numbers 35:1
And the LORD spoke to Moses in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho, saying,


Numbers 35:3
And the cities shall they have to dwell in; and the suburbs of them shall be for their cattle, and for their goods, and for all their beasts.


Deuteronomy 18:6
And if a Levite come from any of your gates out of all Israel, where he sojourned, and come with all the desire of his mind to the place which the LORD shall choose;


Joshua 21:2
And they spoke to them at Shiloh in the land of Canaan, saying, The LORD commanded by the hand of Moses to give us cities to dwell in, with the suburbs thereof for our cattle.


2 Chronicles 11:14
For the Levites left their suburbs and their possession, and came to Judah and Jerusalem: for Jeroboam and his sons had cast them off from executing the priest's office to the LORD:


2 Chronicles 31:19
Also of the sons of Aaron the priests, which were in the fields of the suburbs of their cities, in every several city, the men that were expressed by name, to give portions to all the males among the priests, and to all that were reckoned by genealogies among the Levites.


Treasury of Scripture

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 also to the Levites suburbs for the cities round about them.

Leviticus 25:32,33 Notwithstanding the cities of the Levites, and the houses of the cities of their possession, may the Levites redeem at any time...

Joshua 14:3,4 For Moses had given the inheritance of two tribes and an half tribe on the other side Jordan...

Joshua 21:2 And they spoke to them at Shiloh in the land of Canaan, saying, The LORD commanded by the hand of Moses to give us cities to dwell in...

Ezekiel 45:1-8 Moreover, when you shall divide by lot the land for inheritance, you shall offer an oblation to the LORD, an holy portion of the land...

Ezekiel 48:8,22 And by the border of Judah, from the east side to the west side...

1 Corinthians 9:10-14 Or said he it altogether for our sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, this is written: that he that plows should plow in hope...

Strong's Concordance
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.
Topical Bible
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Numbers Chapter 35 Verse 2

Alphabetical: And around cities Command from give in inheritance Israel Israelites lands Levites live of pasture pasturelands possess possession shall sons that the their them they to towns will you

OT Law: Numbers 35:2 Command the children of Israel that they (Nu Num.)
Numbers 35:1
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