Numbers 8:16
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
for they are whollyנְתֻנִ֨ים
(ne·tu·nim)
5414: to give, put, seta prim. root
givenנְתֻנִ֥ים
(ne·tu·nim)
5414: to give, put, seta prim. root
to Me from amongמִתֹּ֖וךְ
(mit·to·vch)
8432: midstof uncertain derivation
the sonsבְּנֵ֣י
(be·nei)
1121: sona prim. root
of Israel.יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל
(yis·ra·'el;)
3478: "God strives," another name of Jacob and his desc.from sarah and el
I have takenלָקַ֥חְתִּי
(la·kach·ti)
3947: to takea prim. root
them for Myself insteadתַּחַת֩
(ta·chat)
8478: underneath, below, instead ofa prim. root
of everyכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
first issueפִּטְרַ֨ת
(pit·rat)
6363b: that which separates or first opensfrom patar
of the womb,רֶ֜חֶם
(re·chem)
7358: wombfrom an unused word
the firstbornבְּכֹ֥ור
(be·cho·vr)
1060: first-bornfrom bakar
of allכֹּל֙
(kol)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
the sonsמִבְּנֵ֣י
(mib·be·nei)
1121: sona prim. root
of Israel.יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל
(yis·ra·'el,)
3478: "God strives," another name of Jacob and his desc.from sarah and el









KJV Lexicon
For they are wholly given
nathan  (naw-than')
to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.)
unto me from among
tavek  (taw'-vek)
a bisection, i.e. (by implication) the centre -- among(-st), between, half, (there-,where-), in(-to), middle, mid(-night), midst (among), out (of), through, with(-in).
the children
ben  (bane)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
of Israel
Yisra'el  (yis-raw-ale')
he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.
instead of such as open
peter  (peh'-ter)
a fissure, i.e. (concretely) firstling (as opening the matrix) -- firstling, openeth, such as open.
every womb
rechem  (rekh'-em)
the womb -- matrix, womb.
even instead of the firstborn
bkowr  (bek-ore')
firstborn; hence, chief -- eldest (son), firstborn(-ling).
of all the children
ben  (bane)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
of Israel
Yisra'el  (yis-raw-ale')
he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.
have I taken
laqach  (law-kakh')
to take (in the widest variety of applications)
them unto me
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
for they are wholly given to Me from among the sons of Israel. I have taken them for Myself instead of every first issue of the womb, the firstborn of all the sons of Israel.

King James Bible
For they are wholly given unto me from among the children of Israel; instead of such as open every womb, even instead of the firstborn of all the children of Israel, have I taken them unto me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For they have been exclusively assigned to Me from the Israelites. I have taken them for Myself in place of all who come first from the womb, every Israelite firstborn.

International Standard Version
since they've been set apart for me from among the Israelis. I've taken them for myself instead of the first to open the womb—every firstborn of the Israelis,

NET Bible
For they are entirely given to me from among the Israelites. I have taken them for myself instead of all who open the womb, the firstborn sons of all the Israelites.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They will be the only Israelites given to me. I have taken them to be mine as substitutes for every firstborn male offspring of the Israelites.

King James 2000 Bible
For they are wholly given unto me from among the children of Israel; instead of all that open every womb, even instead of the firstborn of all the children of Israel, have I taken them unto me.
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