'The LORD is slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, forgiving iniquity and transgression ; but He will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generations.'
They assembled together against Moses and Aaron, and said to them, "You have gone far enough, for all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the LORD is in their midst ; so why do you exalt yourselves above the assembly of the LORD ?"
"To the larger group you shall increase their inheritance, and to the smaller group you shall diminish their inheritance ; each shall be given their inheritance according to those who were numbered of them.
'You shall inherit the land by lot according to your families ; to the larger you shall give more inheritance, and to the smaller you shall give less inheritance. Wherever the lot falls to anyone, that shall be his. You shall inherit according to the tribes of your fathers.
"As for the cities which you shall give from the possession of the sons of Israel, you shall take more from the larger and you shall take less from the smaller ; each shall give some of his cities to the Levites in proportion to his possession which he inherits."