Numbers 31:49
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English Standard Version
and said to Moses, “Your servants have counted the men of war who are under our command, and there is not a man missing from us.

King James Bible
And they said unto Moses, Thy servants have taken the sum of the men of war which are under our charge, and there lacketh not one man of us.

American Standard Version
and they said unto Moses, Thy servants have taken the sum of the men of war that are under our charge, and there lacketh not one man of us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
We thy servants have reckoned up the number of the fighting men, whom we had under our hand, and not so much as one was wanting.

English Revised Version
and they said unto Moses, Thy servants have taken the sum of the men of war which are under our charge, and there lacketh not one man of us.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they said to Moses, Thy servants have taken the sum of the men of war who are under our charge, and there lacketh not one man of us.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The booty, viz., "the rest of the booty, which the men of war had taken," i.e., all the persons taken prisoners that had not been put to death, and all the cattle taken as booty that had not been consumed during the march home, amounted to 675,000 head of small cattle, 72,000 oxen, 61,000 asses, and 32,000 maidens. Each half, therefore, consisted of 337,500 head of small cattle, 36,000 oxen, 30,500 asses, and 16,000 maidens (Numbers 31:36 and Numbers 31:43-46). Of the one half the priests received 675 head of small cattle, 72 oxen, 61 asses, and 32 maidens for Jehovah; and these Moses handed over to Eleazar, in all probability for the maintenance of the priests, in the same manner as the tithes (Numbers 18:26-28, and Leviticus 27:30-33), so that they might put the cattle into their own flocks (Numbers 35:3), and slay oxen or sheep as they required them, whilst they sold the asses, and made slaves of the gifts; and not in the character of a vow, in which case the clean animals would have had to be sacrificed, and the unclean animals, as well as the human beings, to be redeemed (Leviticus 27:2-13). Of the other half, the Levites received the fiftieth part (Numbers 31:43-47), that is to say, 6750 head of small cattle, 720 oxen, 610 asses, and 320 girls. The וגו מחצית ("the half," etc.), in Numbers 31:42, is resumed in Numbers 31:47, and the enumeration of the component parts of this half in Numbers 31:43-46 is to be regarded as parenthetical.

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charge. Heb. hand lacketh

1 Samuel 30:18,19 And David recovered all that the Amalekites had carried away: and David rescued his two wives...

Psalm 72:14 He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight.

John 18:9 That the saying might be fulfilled, which he spoke, Of them which you gave me have I lost none.

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Numbers 31:48
Then the officers who were over the thousands of the army, the commanders of thousands and the commanders of hundreds, came near to Moses

Numbers 31:50
And we have brought the LORD's offering, what each man found, articles of gold, armlets and bracelets, signet rings, earrings, and beads, to make atonement for ourselves before the LORD."

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