Numbers 35:4
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New International Version
"The pasturelands around the towns that you give the Levites will extend a thousand cubits from the town wall.


New American Standard Bible
"The pasture lands of the cities which you shall give to the Levites shall extend from the wall of the city outward a thousand cubits around.


King James Bible
And the suburbs of the cities, which ye shall give unto the Levites, shall reach from the wall of the city and outward a thousand cubits round about.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
The pasturelands of the cities you are to give the Levites will extend from the city wall 500 yards on every side.


International Standard Version
The grazing lands that you are to reserve for use by the descendants of Levi are to extend 1,000 cubits from the walls of the town.


American Standard Version
And the suburbs of the cities, which ye shall give unto the Levites, shall be from the wall of the city and outward a thousand cubits round about.


Douay-Rheims Bible
Which suburbs shall reach from the walls of the cities outward, a thousand paces on every side:


Darby Bible Translation
And the suburbs of the cities that ye shall give unto the Levites shall be from the walls of the city outward, a thousand cubits round about.


Young's Literal Translation
And the suburbs of the cities which ye give to the Levites are, from the wall of the city and without, a thousand cubits round about.
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And 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.

thousand cubits. The Septuagint reads two thousand cubits, as in the following verse; but this reading is not acknowledged by any other ancient version, except the Coptic, nor by any of the MSS. collated by Kennicott and De Rossi. Various modes have been proposed for reconciling the accounts in these two verses, which appear in general to require full as much explanation as the text itself. The explanation of Maimonides is the only one that is intelligible, and appears perfectly satisfactory. The suburbs, says he, of the cities are expressed in the law to be

3000 cubits on every side, from the wall of the city and outwards. the first

1000 cubits are the suburbs; and the

2000, which they measured without the suburbs, were for fields and vineyards. The whole therefore, of the city, suburbs, fields, and vineyards, may be represented by the following diagram:--- Fields and vineyards.

Suburbs

City

1000 Cubits

2000 Cubits

Strong's Concordance
And the suburbs of the cities, which ye shall give unto the Levites, [shall reach] from the wall of the city and outward a thousand cubits round about.
Topical Bible
Cities Cubits Distance Extend Fifteen Hundred Lands Levites Open Outward Pasture Reach Round Sides Stretching Suburbs Thousand Town Towns Wall Walls
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Numbers Chapter 35 Verse 4

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OT Law: Numbers 35:4 The suburbs of the cities which you (Nu Num.)
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