Numbers 36 LEB

Inheritance Through Marriage

1 {The leaders} of the families of the clans of descendants of Gilead the son of Makir, the son of Manasseh, of the clans of the descendants of Joseph came near and spoke {before} Moses and {before} {the leaders} of the families of the {Israelites}.

References for Numbers 36:1

    • a 36:1 - Literally "The heads"
    • b 36:1 - Or "fathers"
    • c 36:1 - Or "sons"
    • d 36:1 - Or "sons"
    • e 36:1 - Literally "before the face of"
    • f 36:1 - Literally "before the face of"
    • g 36:1 - Literally "the heads"
    • h 36:1 - Hebrew "of the fathers"
    • i 36:1 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
      2 And they said, "Yahweh commanded my lord to give the land by lot as an inheritance to the {Israelites}, and my lord was commanded by Yahweh to give the inheritance of Zelophehad our brother to his daughters.

      References for Numbers 36:2

        • j 36:2 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
          3 But if they become wives to one of the sons from [another] tribe of the {Israelites}, their inheritance will disappear from the inheritance of our ancestors, and it will be added to the inheritance of the tribe to which they belong; the lot of our inheritance would disappear.

          References for Numbers 36:3

            • k 36:3 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
            • l 36:3 - Or "fathers"
              4 When the Jubilee of the {Israelites} {comes}, it will be added to the inheritance of the tribe to which they belong; and their inheritance will disappear from the tribe of our father."

              References for Numbers 36:4

                • m 36:4 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                • n 36:4 - Literally "will be"
                  5 Then Moses commanded the {Israelites} by the command of Yahweh, saying, "The tribe of the descendants of Joseph [is] right [regarding what they are] speaking.

                  References for Numbers 36:5

                    • o 36:5 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                    • p 36:5 - Or "sons"
                      6 This [is] the word that Yahweh commanded the daughters of Zelophehad, saying, '{Let them marry} {whomever they like}; only {they must marry} from within the clan of the tribe of their father.

                      References for Numbers 36:6

                        • q 36:6 - Literally "Let them be as wives"
                        • r 36:6 - Literally "they will be as the good in their eyes"
                        • s 36:6 - Literally "they must be as wives"
                          7 Thus an inheritance of the {Israelites} will not go around from tribe to tribe. Rather, the inheritance of each tribe of his father will remain with the {Israelites}.

                          References for Numbers 36:7

                            • t 36:7 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                            • u 36:7 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                              8 Every daughter who possesses an inheritance from the tribes of the {Israelites} will {marry} one of the clan of the tribe of her father, so that the {Israelites} will possess the inheritance of his ancestors.

                              References for Numbers 36:8

                                • v 36:8 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                • w 36:8 - Literally "be a wife to"
                                • x 36:8 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                • y 36:8 - Or "fathers"
                                  9 Therefore an inheritance will not go around from [one] tribe to another tribe because the tribes of the {Israelites} will each hold to their [own] inheritance.'"

                                  References for Numbers 36:9

                                    • z 36:9 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                      10 Just as Yahweh commanded to Moses, so the daughters of Zelophehad did:
                                      11 Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, {married} the sons of their uncles.

                                      References for Numbers 36:11

                                        • { 36:11 - Literally "were as wives to"
                                          12 {They married} those from the sons of Manasseh son of Joseph, and their inheritance {remained} among the tribe of the clan of their ancestors.

                                          References for Numbers 36:12

                                            • | 36:12 - Literally "They were as wives to"
                                            • } 36:12 - Literally "was"
                                            • ~ 36:12 - Or "fathers"
                                              13 These [were] the commands and the stipulations that Yahweh commanded by the hand of Moses to the {Israelites} on the desert-plateaus of Moab by the Jordan [across] Jericho.

                                              References for Numbers 36:13

                                                •  36:13 - Or "through Moses"
                                                • € 36:13 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"