42 The half belonging to the Israelites, which Moses set apart from that of the fighting men—

Read Numbers 31:42 Using Other Translations

And of the children of Israel's half, which Moses divided from the men that warred,
From the people of Israel's half, which Moses separated from that of the men who had served in the army--
Half of the plunder belonged to the people of Israel, and Moses separated it from the half belonging to the fighting men.