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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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So they set apart to be set apart or consecrated Verb H6942 וַיַּקְדִּ֜שׁוּ vai·yak·di·shu
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Kedesh "sanctuary," the name of several places in Isr. Noun H6943 קֶ֤דֶשׁ ke·desh
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in Galilee a cylinder, rod, circuit, district, also a district in Pal. Noun H1551 בַּגָּלִיל֙ bag·ga·lil
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in the hill mountain, hill, hill country Noun H2022 בְּהַ֣ר be·har
country mountain, hill, hill country Noun H2022 בְּהַ֣ר be·har
of Naphtali a son of Jacob, also his desc. and the district settled by them Noun H5321 נַפְתָּלִ֔י naf·ta·li,
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and Shechem "ridge," a district in N. Pal., also a son of Hamor Noun H7927 שְׁכֶ֖ם she·chem
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in the hill country mountain, hill, hill country Noun H2022 בְּהַ֥ר be·har
of Ephraim, a son of Joseph, also his desc. and their territory Noun H669 אֶפְרָ֑יִם ef·ra·yim;
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and Kiriath-arba "city of the four," an older name of Hebron (2275a) Noun H7153 אַרְבַּ֛ע ar·ba
(that is, Hebron) "association, league," a city in S. Judah Noun H2275 חֶבְרֹ֖ון chev·ro·vn
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in the hill country mountain, hill, hill country Noun H2022    
of Judah. probably "praised," a son of Jacob, also his desc., the S. kingdom, also four Isr. Noun H3063 יְהוּדָֽה׃ ye·hu·dah.
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Locations

Ephraim

EPHRAIM (2)(1) A position apparently of some importance, since the position of Baal-hazor (probably = Tell `Asur) where Abraham's sheep-farm was located, is determined by relation to it (2 Samuel 13:23). That it lay North of Jerusalem seems to be indicated in 2 Samuel 13:34. It may be identical with the Ephraim of Eusebius, Onomasticon, 20 Roman miles North... View Details

Galilee

GALILEEgal'-i-le (ha-galil, hagelilah, literally, "the circuit" or "district"; he Galilaia):1. Galilee of the Nations:Kedesh, the city of refuge, is described as lying in Galilee, in Mt. Naphtali (Joshua 20:7; compare Joshua 21:32). The name seems originally to have referred to the territory of Naphtali. Joshua's victorious campaign in the north (Joshua 11),... View Details

Hebron

HEBRON (1)he'-brun (chebhron, "league" or "confederacy"; Chebron): One of the most ancient and important cities in Southern Palestine, now known to the Moslems as el Khalil (i.e. Khalil er Rahman, "the friend of the Merciful," i.e. of God, a favorite name for Abraham; compare James 2:23). The city is some 20 miles South of Jerusalem, situated in an open vall... View Details

Judah

JUDAH, TERRITORY OF(yehudhah):I. GEOGRAPHICAL DATA1. The Natural Boundaries2. The Natural Divisions of Judah(1) The Maritime Plain(2) The Shephelah(3) The Hill Country of JudahII. THE TRIBE OF JUDAH AND ITS TERRITORYIII. THE BOUNDARIES OF THE KINGDOM OF JUDAHLITERATUREI. Geographical Data.Although the physical conformation of Western Palestine divides this l... View Details

Kedesh

KEDESH (1)ke'-desh (qedhesh; Kades):(1) One of the "uttermost cities" of Judah "toward the border of Edom in the South" (Joshua 15:23). Possibly it is to be identified with KADESH-BARNEA (which see); otherwise it is strange that this latter should be omitted from the list. Dillmann would identify it with Kadus, to the South of Hebron, mentioned by Muqaddasi.... View Details

Shechem

SHECHEMshe'-kem (shekhem, "shoulder"; Suchem, he Sikima, ta Sikima, etc.; the King James Version gives "Sichem" in Genesis 12:6; and "Sychem" in Acts 7:16):1. Historical:This place is first mentioned in connection with Abraham's journey from Haran. At the oak of Moreh in the vicinity he reared his first altar to the Lord in Palestine (Genesis 12:6 f). It was... View Details

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Naphtali

a son of Jacob, also his desc. and the district settled by them

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New American Standard Bible 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.
King James Bible So And they set apart appointed Kedesh in Galilee in the hill country of Naphtali mount Naphtali, and Shechem in the hill country of mount Ephraim, and Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) Kirjatharba, which is Hebron, in the hill country mountain of Judah.
Interlinear 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.