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1 Chronicles 6:57 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of refuge, Hebron; Libnah also with its suburbs, and Jattir, and Eshtemoa with its suburbs,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of Judah, [namely], Hebron, [the city] of refuge, and Libnah with her suburbs, and Jattir, and Eshtemoa, with their suburbs,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— To the sons of Aaron they gave the [following] cities of refuge: Hebron, Libnah also with its pasture lands, Jattir, Eshtemoa with its pasture lands,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of Judah, [namely], Hebron, [the city] of refuge, and Libnah with its suburbs, and Jattir, and Eshtemoa, with their suburbs,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And to the children of Aaron they gave the city of refuge, Hebron; and Libnah and its suburbs, and Jattir, and Eshtemoa and its suburbs,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, to the sons of Aaron, gave they, the cities of refuge—Hebron, and Libnah, with her pasture lands,—and Jattir and Eshtemoa, with her pasture lands;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of refuge: Hebron, and Libnah and its suburbs, and Jattir, and Eshtemoa and its suburbs,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities for refuge Hebron, and Lobna, and the suburbs thereof,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And to the sonnes of Aaron they gaue the cities of Iudah, namely Hebron the citie of refuge, and Libna with her suburbes, and Iattir and Eshtemoa, with their suburbes,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of refuge, [even] Hebron{gr.Chebron}, and Libnah{gr.Lobna} and her suburbs round about, and Selna and her suburbs, and Esthamo and her suburbs,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And to the sons of Aharon they gave the cities of Yehudah, [namely], Chevron, [the city] of refuge, and Livnah with her suburbs, and Yattir, and Eshtemoa, with their suburbs,

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And to the sons 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of Ahrn אַהֲרֹן 175
{0175} Prime
אַהֲרֹן
'Aharown
{a-har-one'}
Of uncertain derivation; Aharon, the brother of Moses.
they gave 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the cities 5892
{5892} Prime
עִיר
`iyr
{eer}
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
of Yh יְהוּדָה, x3063
(3063) Complement
יְהוּדָה
Y@huwdah
{yeh-hoo-daw'}
From H3034; celebrated; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory.
[namely], x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
evrn חֶברוֹן, 2275
{2275} Prime
חֶבְרוֹן
Chebrown
{kheb-rone'}
From H2267; seat of association; Chebron, a place in Palestine, also the name of two Israelites.
[the city] of refuge, 4733
{4733} Prime
מִקְלָט
miqlat
{mik-lawt'}
From H7038 in the sense of taking in; an asylum (as a receptacle).
and Livn לִבנָה 3841
{3841} Prime
לִבְנָה
Libnah
{lib-naw'}
The same as H3839; Libnah, a place in the Desert and one in Palestine.
with her suburbs, 4054
{4054} Prime
מִגְרָשׁ
migrash
{mig-rawsh'}
From H1644; a suburb (that is, open country whither flocks are driven for pasture); hence the area around a building, or the margin of the sea.
and Yattr יַתִּיר, 3492
{3492} Prime
יַתִּר
Yattiyr
{yat-teer'}
From H3498; redundant; Jattir, a place in Palestine.
and Etm` אֶשׁתְּמֹעַ, 851
{0851} Prime
אֶשְׁתְּמֹעַ
'Esht@moa`
{esh-tem-o'-ah}
From H8085 (in the sense of obedience); Eshtemoa or Eshtemoh, a place in Palestine.
with their suburbs, 4054
{4054} Prime
מִגְרָשׁ
migrash
{mig-rawsh'}
From H1644; a suburb (that is, open country whither flocks are driven for pasture); hence the area around a building, or the margin of the sea.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Chronicles 6:54-81.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

1 Chronicles 6:57

And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of Judah, [namely], Hebron, [the city] of (o) refuge, and Libnah with her suburbs, and Jattir, and Eshtemoa, with their suburbs,

(o) That he that had killed a man might flee to it for help till his case was tried, (Deuteronomy 19:2).

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
they gave:

1 Samuel 22:10 And he enquired of the LORD for him, and gave him victuals, and gave him the sword of Goliath the Philistine.
2 Chronicles 31:15 And next him [were] Eden, and Miniamin, and Jeshua, and Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah, in the cities of the priests, in [their] set office, to give to their brethren by courses, as well to the great as to the small:

the city of refuge:

Numbers 35:13-15 And of these cities which ye shall give six cities shall ye have for refuge. ... These six cities shall be a refuge, [both] for the children of Israel, and for the stranger, and for the sojourner among them: that every one that killeth any person unawares may flee thither.
Joshua 20:7-9 And they appointed Kedesh in Galilee in mount Naphtali, and Shechem in mount Ephraim, and Kirjatharba, which [is] Hebron, in the mountain of Judah. ... These were the cities appointed for all the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them, that whosoever killeth [any] person at unawares might flee thither, and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, until he stood before the congregation.

Libnah:

Joshua 10:29 Then Joshua passed from Makkedah, and all Israel with him, unto Libnah, and fought against Libnah:
Joshua 15:42 Libnah, and Ether, and Ashan,
Joshua 21:13-14 Thus they gave to the children of Aaron the priest Hebron with her suburbs, [to be] a city of refuge for the slayer; and Libnah with her suburbs, ... And Jattir with her suburbs, and Eshtemoa with her suburbs,

Jattir:

1 Chronicles 4:17 And the sons of Ezra [were], Jether, and Mered, and Epher, and Jalon: and she bare Miriam, and Shammai, and Ishbah the father of Eshtemoa.
Joshua 15:48 And in the mountains, Shamir, and Jattir, and Socoh,
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Nu 35:13. Jsh 10:29; 15:42, 48; 20:7; 21:13. 1S 22:10. 1Ch 4:17. 2Ch 31:15.

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