New International Version
A young man ran and told Moses, "Eldad and Medad are prophesying in the camp."
King James Bible
And there ran a young man, and told Moses, and said, Eldad and Medad do prophesy in the camp.
Darby Bible Translation
And there ran a youth, and told Moses, and said, Eldad and Medad are prophesying in the camp.
World English Bible
A young man ran, and told Moses, and said, "Eldad and Medad are prophesying in the camp!"
Young's Literal Translation
and the young man runneth, and declareth to Moses, and saith, 'Eldad and Medad are prophesying in the camp.'
Numbers 11:27 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Eldad and Medad do prophesy, etc. -
Eldad, they said, and Medad there,
By Moses uncommission'd, dare
A separate meeting hold!
And still whom none but heaven will own.
Men whom the world decry,
Men authorized by God alone,
Presume to prophesy!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Numbers 11:26 But two men had remained in the camp; the name of one was Eldad and the name of the other Medad. And the Spirit rested upon them (now they were among those who had been registered, but had not gone out to the tent), and they prophesied in the camp.
LibraryApril 12. "They were as it Were, Complainers" (Num. xi. 1).
"They were as it were, complainers" (Num. xi. 1). There is a very remarkable phrase in the book of Numbers, in the account of the murmuring of the children of Israel in the wilderness. It reads like this: "When the people, as it were, murmured." Like most marginal readings it is better than the text, and a great world of suggestive truth lies back of that little sentence. In the distance we may see many a vivid picture rise before our imagination of people who do not dare to sin openly and unequivocally, …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
The Baptist's Testimony.
Blasphemous Accusations of the Jews.
Appendix ii. Philo of Alexandria and Rabbinic Theology.
"Teacher," said John, "we saw someone driving out demons in your name and we told him to stop, because he was not one of us."
However, two men, whose names were Eldad and Medad, had remained in the camp. They were listed among the elders, but did not go out to the tent. Yet the Spirit also rested on them, and they prophesied in the camp.
Joshua son of Nun, who had been Moses' aide since youth, spoke up and said, "Moses, my lord, stop them!"
Jump to PreviousActing Camp Declareth Eldad Prophesy Prophesying Prophets Runneth Running Tent-Circle Young Youth
Jump to NextActing Camp Declareth Eldad Prophesy Prophesying Prophets Runneth Running Tent-Circle Young Youth
LinksNumbers 11:27 NIV
Numbers 11:27 NLT
Numbers 11:27 ESV
Numbers 11:27 NASB
Numbers 11:27 KJV
Numbers 11:27 Bible Apps
Numbers 11:27 Biblia Paralela
Numbers 11:27 Chinese Bible
Numbers 11:27 French Bible
Numbers 11:27 German Bible
Numbers 11:27 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.