as well as all the towns around these cities as far as Baalath Beer (Ramah of the Negev). This was the land assigned to the tribe of Simeon by its clans. 1
in Shiloh in the land of Canaan and said, “The Lord told Moses to assign us cities in which to live along with the grazing areas for our cattle.”
The first lot belonged to 1 the Kohathite clans. The Levites who were descendants of Aaron the priest were allotted thirteen cities from the tribes of Judah, Simeon, and Benjamin.
They assigned them Kiriath Arba (Arba was the father of Anak), that is, Hebron, in the hill country of Judah, along with its surrounding grazing areas.
So to the descendants of Aaron the priest they assigned Hebron (a city of refuge for one who committed manslaughter), Libnah,
They assigned them Shechem (a city of refuge for one who committed manslaughter) in the hill country of Ephraim, Gezer,
From the half-tribe of Manasseh they assigned Taanach and Gath Rimmon, 1 along with the grazing areas of each – a total of two cities.
They assigned to the Merarite clans (the remaining Levites) the following cities: from the tribe of Zebulun: Jokneam, Kartah,
Eleazar son of Aaron died, and they buried him in Gibeah in the hill country of Ephraim, where his son Phinehas had been assigned land. 1
He will take your male and female servants, as well as your best cattle and your donkeys, and assign them for his own use.
Raiding bands went out from the camp of the Philistines in three groups. One band turned toward the road leading to Ophrah by the land of Shual;
another band turned toward the road leading to Beth Horon; and yet another band turned toward the road leading to the border that overlooks the valley of Zeboim in the direction of the desert.
and the pots, shovels, and bowls. All these items King Solomon assigned Hiram to make for the Lord’s temple 1 were made from polished bronze.
The priests brought the ark of the Lord’s covenant to its assigned 1 place in the inner sanctuary of the temple, in the most holy place, under the wings of the cherubs.
The royal bodyguard 1 took their stations, each holding his weapon in his hand. They lined up from the south side of the temple to the north side and stood near the altar and the temple, surrounding the king. 2
These are the men David put in charge of music in the Lord’s sanctuary, 1 after the ark was placed there.