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Passage Display[Printer-friendly Verses]   
 Numbers 36:1 - 13
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   Book of Numbers
   Chapter 36
36:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The family heads of the clan of Gilead son of Makir, the son of Manasseh, who were from the clans of the descendants of Joseph, came and spoke before Moses and the leaders, the heads of the Israelite families.
 
36:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They said, "When the LORD commanded my lord to give the land as an inheritance to the Israelites by lot, he ordered you to give the inheritance of our brother Zelophehad to his daughters.
 
36:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now suppose they marry men from other Israelite tribes; then their inheritance will be taken from our ancestral inheritance and added to that of the tribe they marry into. And so part of the inheritance allotted to us will be taken away.
 
36:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the Year of Jubilee for the Israelites comes, their inheritance will be added to that of the tribe into which they marry, and their property will be taken from the tribal inheritance of our forefathers."
 
36:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then at the LORD's command Moses gave this order to the Israelites: "What the tribe of the descendants of Joseph is saying is right.
 
36:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
This is what the LORD commands for Zelophehad's daughters: They may marry anyone they please as long as they marry within the tribal clan of their father.
 
36:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
No inheritance in Israel is to pass from tribe to tribe, for every Israelite shall keep the tribal land inherited from his forefathers.
 
36:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Every daughter who inherits land in any Israelite tribe must marry someone in her father's tribal clan, so that every Israelite will possess the inheritance of his fathers.
 
36:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
No inheritance may pass from tribe to tribe, for each Israelite tribe is to keep the land it inherits."
 
36:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So Zelophehad's daughters did as the LORD commanded Moses.
 
36:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Zelophehad's daughters - Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah and Noah - married their cousins on their father's side.
 
36:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
They married within the clans of the descendants of Manasseh son of Joseph, and their inheritance remained in their father's clan and tribe.
 
36:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
These are the commands and regulations the LORD gave through Moses to the Israelites on the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jericho. F92
 

FOOTNOTES:
F92 Hebrew Jordan of Jericho; possibly an ancient name for the Jordan River

 
 

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