Eight of the forty cities given by lot, out of the other tribes, unto the Levites.
Joshua 21:1 And then came the principal heades of the Leuites vnto Eleazar the prieste, and vnto Iosua the sonne of Nun, and vnto the auncient heades of the trybes of the chyldren of Israell, Joshua 21:2 and spake vnto them at Siloh in the lande of Canaan sayinge: the Lorde commaunded by Moses, to geue vs cyties to dwell in, and the feldes aboute them, for oure catell. Joshua 21:3 And the children of Israell gaue vnto the Leuites out of their enheritaunces, at the bidding of the Lorde, these cytyes folowing wyth their suburbes. Joshua 21:4 And the lot came out vnto the kynredes of the Cahathites, and the children of Aaron, the priest, which were of the Leuytes had geuen them by lot, out of the trybe of Iuda, out of the trybe of Simeon, and out of the tribe of Beniamin .xiij. cytyes. Joshua 21:5 And the reast of þe children of Cahath had by lot, out of the kynredes of the trybe of Ephraim, out of the trybe of Dan, & out of the halfe trybe of Manasses ten cities. Joshua 21:6 And the chyldren of Gerson had by lot out of the kynredes of the tribe of Isacar out of þe tribe of Aser, out of þe tribe of Nephthali, and out of the other halfe trybe of Manasses in Basan .xiij. cities. Joshua 21:7 And the chyldren of Merari by theyr kynredes, had out of the trybe of Ruben, out of the trybe of Gad, and out of the trybe of Zabulon, twelue cities. Joshua 21:8 And the children of Israel gaue by lot vnto the Leuites, these cytyes wyth their suburbes as the Lorde commaunded by Moses.
Joshua 21:9 And they gaue oute of the trybe of þe chyldren of Iuda, and out of the trybe of the children of Symeon, these cytyes by name, Joshua 21:10 which the chyldren of Aaron beynge of the kynredes of the Cahathytes, and of the chyldren of Leui, obtayned, for theyrs was the fyrste lot. Joshua 21:11 And they gaue them Kariath Arbe of the father of Enack, whych is Hebron, in the hyll countrey of Iuda, wyth the suburbes of the same rounde about it. Joshua 21:12 But the countreye that pertayned the cytye and the villages therof, they gaue to Caleb the sonne of Iephune, to be his possession.
Joshua 21:13 And thus they gaue to the chyldren of Aaron the pryeste the fraunchesed cytyes of the slear, Hebron wyth her suburbes, and Lybna wyth her suburbes, Joshua 21:14 and Iathir wyth her suburbes, and Estymoa wyth her suburbes, Joshua 21:15 and Holon wyth her suburbes, and Dabyr wyth her Suburbes, Joshua 21:16 and Aybna wyth her Suburbes, and Iutah wyth her Suburbes, and Bethsames wyth her Suburbes, nyne cytyes out of those two trybes. Joshua 21:17 And out of the trybe of Beniamin, they gaue Gabaon wyth her suburbes, Gaba wyth her Suburbes, Joshua 21:18 Anatoth wyth her Suburbes, Almon wyth her Suburbes: foure cytyes. Joshua 21:19 All these cytyes of þe chyldren of Aaron priestes were .xiij. cytyes wyth theyr Suburbes.
Joshua 21:20 And the kynredes of the chyldren of Cahath that were Leuites, that is to saye, the other chyldren of Cahath had the cytyes of theyr lot, out of the trybe of Ephraim. Joshua 21:21 And they gaue them the fre cytye of the slear: Sichen wyth her Suburbes, in mounte Ephraim, and Gazer wyth her Suburbes, Joshua 21:22 and Kabzaim wyth her Suburbes, Bethhoron wyth her Suburbes, foure cytyes. Joshua 21:23 And out of the trybe of Dan, Eltheke wyth her Suburbes, Gybthon wyth her Suburbes, Joshua 21:24 Aialon wyth her Suburbes, and Gathremon wyth her Suburbes, foure cytyes. Joshua 21:25 And out of the halfe trybe of Manasses, Thanach wyth her Suburbes, Gathremon wyth her Suburbes, two cytyes. Joshua 21:26 So that all the cytyes, whyche were geuen vnto the kynredes of the other chyldren of Cahath, were ten with theyr Suburbes.
Joshua 21:27 And vnto the children of Gerson, which were of the kynredes of the Leuytes, they gaue out of the other halfe trybe of Manasses, the cytye of refuge for the slear, Golan in Basan wyth her Suburbes, Beestherah wyth her Suburbes, two cyties. Joshua 21:28 And oute of the trybe of Isacar, Kysyon wyth her Suburbes, Daberath wyth her Suburbes, Joshua 21:29 Iarymoth wyth her Suburbes, Enganim wyth her Suburbes, foure cytyes. Joshua 21:30 And out of the trybe of Aser, Miseal with her Suburbes, Abdon wyth her Suburbes, Joshua 21:31 Halakath wyth her Suburbes, Rohob wyth her Suburbes, foure cytyes. Joshua 21:32 And out of the trybe of Nephthali, the cytye of refuge of the flear, Kedes in Galyle, wyth her Suburbes, Hamothdor, wyth her Suburbes, Carthan wyth her Suburbes, thre cytyes. Joshua 21:33 So that all the cytyes of the Gersonites in theyr kynredes were .xiij. wyth theyr Suburbes.
Joshua 21:34 And vnto the kynredes of the chyldren of Merari, the reste of the Leuytes, they gaue out of the trybe of Zabulon: Iecnam wyth her Suburbes, Carthah with her Suburbes, Joshua 21:35 Damna wyth her Suburbes, and Nahalal wyth her Suburbes, foure cytyes. Joshua 21:36 And out of the trybe of Ruben, they gaue Bozor wyth her suburbes, Iahesah with her suburbes, Joshua 21:37 Kedmoth with her suburbes, and Maphaath wyth her suburbes, foure cytyes. Joshua 21:38 And oute of the trybe of Gad, they gaue the fraunchysed cytye of the slear, Romoth in Galaad wyth her suburbes, Mahanaim with her suburbes Joshua 21:39 Hesbon wyth her suburbes, Joshua 21:40 and Iaser wyth her suburbes, foure cytyes in all, so that al the cytyes of the chyldren of Merari in their kinredes, which were the reste of the kynredes of the Leuites, were by theyr lot, twelue cyties. Joshua 21:41 And all the cytyes, that the Leuites had in the possessyon of the chyldren of Israell were .xlviij. wyth theyr suburbes. Joshua 21:42 And these cyties had eche theyr suburbes, round aboute her thorow out al the sayde cyties.
God gave the land, and rest unto the Israelites, according to his promise.
Joshua 21:43 And the Lorde gaue vnto Israell all the lande, whiche he sware to geue vnto their fathers. And they conquered it, and dwelt therin. Joshua 21:44 And the Lorde gaue them rest roundabout accordyng to all that he sware vnto their fathers. So that there stode not a man of all theyr enemyes before them. But the Lorde delyuered all their enemyes into theyr handes. Joshua 21:45 There skaped nothynge of all the good thinges, whyche the Lorde had sayde vnto the house of Israell. But all came to passe.