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Joshua 19:51 (KJV)
These are the inheritances, which Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of the fathers of the tribes of the children of Israel, divided for an inheritance by lot in Shiloh before the LORD, at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. So they made an end of dividing the country.
 
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Joshua 20:2 (NASB)
[SUP]2 [/SUP] "Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'Designate the cities of refuge, of which I spoke to you through Moses,
 
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Joshua 20:3 (NASB)
[SUP]3 [/SUP] that the manslayer who kills any person unintentionally, without premeditation, may flee there, and they shall become your refuge from the avenger of blood.
 
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Joshua 20:4
King James Version(KJV)

4.)And when he that doth flee unto one of those cities shall stand at the entering of the gate of the city, and shall declare his cause in the ears of the elders of that city, they shall take him into the city unto them, and give him a place, that he may dwell among them.
 
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Joshua 20:5
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If the avenger of blood comes in pursuit, the elders must not surrender the fugitive, because the fugitive killed their neighbor unintentionally and without malice aforethought.
 
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Joshua 20:6
New King James Version (NKJV)

6 And he shall dwell in that city until he stands before the congregation for judgment, and until the death of the one who is high priest in those days. Then the slayer may return and come to his own city and his own house, to the city from which he fled.’”
 
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Joshua 20:7 (NASB)
[SUP]7 [/SUP] So they set apart Kedesh in Galilee in the hill country of Naphtali and Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the hill country of Judah.
 

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Jos 20:8 And on the other side Jordan by Jericho eastward, they assigned Bezer in the wilderness upon the plain out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasseh.
 
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Joshua 20:9
These were the cities appointed for all the children of Israel and for the stranger who dewlt among them,that whoever killed a person accidentally might flee there,and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood until he stood before the congregation.
 
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Joshua 21:1 (NASB)
[SUP]1 [/SUP] Then the heads of households of the Levites approached Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of households of the tribes of the sons of Israel.
 
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Joshua 21:2 (KJV)
And they spake unto them at Shiloh in the land of Canaan, saying, The LORD commanded by the hand of Moses to give us cities to dwell in, with the suburbs thereof for our cattle.
 
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Joshua 21:3 (NASB)
[SUP]3 [/SUP] So the sons of Israel gave the Levites from their inheritance these cities with their pasture lands, according to the command of the LORD.
 
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Joshua 21:4 (NASB)
[SUP]4 [/SUP] Then the lot came out for the families of the Kohathites. And the sons of Aaron the priest, who were of the Levites, received thirteen cities by lot from the tribe of Judah and from the tribe of the Simeonites and from the tribe of Benjamin.
 
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Joshua 21:5 (KJV)
And the rest of the children of Kohath had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Ephraim, and out of the tribe of Dan, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh, ten cities.
 
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Joshua 21:6
King James Version(KJV)

6.)And the children of Gershon had by lot out of the families of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the half tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.
 
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Joshua 21:7 (NASB)
[SUP]7 [/SUP] The sons of Merari according to their families received twelve cities from the tribe of Reuben and from the tribe of Gad and from the tribe of Zebulun.
 
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Joshua 21:8
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So the Israelites allotted to the Levites these towns and their pasturelands, as the Lord had commanded through Moses.
 
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Joshua 21:9
King James Version(KJV)

9.)And they gave out of the tribe of the children of Judah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, these cities which are here mentioned by name,
 

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Jos 21:10 Which the children of Aaron, being of the families of the Kohathites, who were of the children of Levi, had: for theirs was the first lot.