The LORD said to Moses,
"The land is to be allotted to them as an inheritance based on the number of names.1
References for Numbers 26:53
To a larger group give a larger inheritance, and to a smaller group a smaller one; each is to receive its inheritance according to the number2 of those listed.3
References for Numbers 26:54
Be sure that the land is distributed by lot.4 What each group inherits will be according to the names for its ancestral tribe.
References for Numbers 26:55
Each inheritance is to be distributed by lot among the larger and smaller groups."