These towns that you must give shall be your six towns for refuge.
Also included were the cities set apart for the tribe of Ephraim within Manasseh’s territory, along with their towns.
The inhabited towns will be left in ruins and the land will be devastated. Then you will know that I am the Lord.’”
Solomon rebuilt the cities that Huram
They will say, “This desolate land has become like the garden of Eden; the ruined, desolate, and destroyed cities are now fortified and inhabited.”
The towns you will give must be from the possession of the Israelites. From the larger tribes you must give more; and from the smaller tribes fewer. Each must contribute some of its own towns to the Levites in proportion to the inheritance allocated to each.
The rest of the events of Asa’s reign, including all his successes and accomplishments, as well as a record of the cities he built, are recorded in the scroll called the Annals of the Kings of Judah.
They tore down the cities and each man threw a stone into every cultivated field until they were covered.