New International Version
Moses was angry with the officers of the army--the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds--who returned from the battle.
King James Bible
And Moses was wroth with the officers of the host, with the captains over thousands, and captains over hundreds, which came from the battle.
Darby Bible Translation
And Moses was wroth with the officers of the army, with the captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds, who came from the service of the war;
World English Bible
Moses was angry with the officers of the army, the captains of thousands and the captains of hundreds, who came from the service of the war.
Young's Literal Translation
and Moses is wroth against the inspectors of the force, chiefs of the thousands, and chiefs of the hundreds, who are coming in from the host of the battle.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Balaam - they slew with the sword - This man had probably committed what St. John calls the sin unto death - a sin which God punishes with temporal death, while at the same time he extends mercy to the soul. See the remarks at Numbers 24:25 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
battle. Heb. host of war
Like the last part of Exodus, and the whole of Leviticus, the first part of Numbers, i.-x. 28--so called, rather inappropriately, from the census in i., iii., (iv.), xxvi.--is unmistakably priestly in its interests and language. Beginning with a census of the men of war (i.) and the order of the camp (ii.), it devotes specific attention to the Levites, their numbers and duties (iii., iv.). Then follow laws for the exclusion of the unclean, v. 1-4, for determining the manner and amount of restitution …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Moses, Eleazar the priest and all the leaders of the community went to meet them outside the camp.
"Have you allowed all the women to live?" he asked them.
1 Samuel 8:12
Some he will assign to be commanders of thousands and commanders of fifties, and others to plow his ground and reap his harvest, and still others to make weapons of war and equipment for his chariots.
2 Samuel 18:1
David mustered the men who were with him and appointed over them commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds.
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