A descendant of Joseph, whose death in the wilderness, leaving five daughters and no sons, led to the establishment of a law that in such cases daughters should inherit the patrimony of their father; but they were not to marry out of their tribe, Numbers 26:33 27:1-11 Joshua 17:3,4.
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Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'ZELOPHEHAD'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".