Numbers 27:15-17 NIV

15 Moses said to the LORD,
16 "May the LORD, the God of the spirits of all mankind,1 appoint a man over this community

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17 to go out and come in before them, one who will lead them out and bring them in, so the LORD's people will not be like sheep without a shepherd."2

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