And Obadiah the son of Shemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun, and Berechiah the son of Asa, the son of Elkanah, that dwelt in the villages of the Netophathites.
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George Leo Haydock
Suburbs, or "courts "atriis. (Haydock)
Hebrew, "villages. "(Menochius)
Netophati was a town of Juda. The ancient regulations could not be observed exactly. (Calmet)
The priests received the Levites into their cities. (Du Hamel)