Numbers 10:31
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English Standard Version
And he said, “Please do not leave us, for you know where we should camp in the wilderness, and you will serve as eyes for us.

King James Bible
And he said, Leave us not, I pray thee; forasmuch as thou knowest how we are to encamp in the wilderness, and thou mayest be to us instead of eyes.

American Standard Version
And he said, Leave us not, I pray thee; forasmuch as thou knowest how we are to encamp in the wilderness, and thou shalt be to us instead of eyes.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said: Do not leave us: for thou knowest in what places we should encamp in the wilderness, and thou shalt be our guide.

English Revised Version
And he said, Leave us not, I pray thee; forasmuch as thou knowest how we are to encamp in the wilderness, and thou shalt be to us instead of eyes.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said, Leave us not, I pray thee; forasmuch as thou knowest how we are to encamp in the wilderness, and thou mayest be to us instead of eyes.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Behind the sacred things came the banners of Ephraim, with Manasseh and Benjamin (see Numbers 2:18-24), and Dan with Asher and Naphtali (Numbers 2:25-31); so that the camp of Dan was the "collector of all the camps according to their hosts," i.e., formed that division of the army which kept the hosts together.

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forasmuch. As the Israelites were under the immediate direction of God himself, and were guided by the pillar of cloud and fire, it might be supposed that they had no need of Hobab. But it should be remembered, that the cloud directed only their general journeys, not their particular excursions. Parties took several journeys while the grand army lay still.

Numbers 13:1 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

Numbers 20:1 Then came the children of Israel, even the whole congregation, into the desert of Zin in the first month...

Numbers 31:1 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

Numbers 32:1 Now the children of Reuben and the children of Gad had a very great multitude of cattle: and when they saw the land of Jazer...

instead of eyes

Job 29:15 I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame.

Psalm 32:8 I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you shall go: I will guide you with my eye.

1 Corinthians 12:14-21 For the body is not one member, but many...

Galatians 6:2 Bear you one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Cross References
Job 29:15
I was eyes to the blind and feet to the lame.

Numbers 10:32
And if you do go with us, whatever good the LORD will do to us, the same will we do to you."

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