And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel
The above affair occasioned a law to be made, in which all the people would have a concern, among whom such cases should happen, as after related:
saying, if a man die, and have no son, then ye shall cause his
inheritance to pass unto his daughter;
as in the above case of the daughters of Zelophehad; what was determined as to their particular case was made into a general law.