New International Version
On the eleventh day Pagiel son of Okran, the leader of the people of Asher, brought his offering.
King James Bible
On the eleventh day Pagiel the son of Ocran, prince of the children of Asher, offered:
Darby Bible Translation
On the eleventh day, the prince of the children of Asher, Pagiel the son of Ocran.
World English Bible
On the eleventh day Pagiel the son of Ochran, prince of the children of Asher
Young's Literal Translation
On the eleventh day, the prince of the sons of Asher, Pagiel son of Ocran; --
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
On the eleventh day - The Hebrew form of expression, here and in the 78th verse, has something curious in it. ביום עשתי עשר יום beyom ashtey asar yom, In the day, the first and tenth day; ביום שנים עשר יום beyom sheneym asar yom, In the day, two and tenth day. But this is the idiom of the language, and to an original Hebrew our almost anomalous words eleventh and twelfth, by which we translate the original, would appear as strange as his, literally translated, would appear to us. In reckoning after twelve, it is easy to find out the composition of the words thirteen, as three and ten, fourteen, four and ten, and so on; but eleven and twelve bear scarcely any analogy to ten and one, and ten and two, which nevertheless they intend. But this is a subject of philology rather than of Biblical criticism.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
eleventh day. Dr. Adam Clarke remarks, that the Hebrew form of expression here, and in the
78th verse, has something curious in it; in the day, the first and tenth day; in the day, two and tenth day. But this is the idiom of the language; and to an original Hebrew, our almost anomalous words eleventh and twelfth, would appear as strange.
LibrarySeparation and Service.
Numbers vi, vii. INTRODUCTORY. For many years these chapters had no special interest to me; but I have never ceased to be thankful that I was early led to read the Word of GOD in regular course: it was through this habit that these chapters first became specially precious to me. I was travelling on a missionary tour in the province of CHEH-KIANG, and had to pass the night in a very wicked town. All the inns were dreadful places; and the people seemed to have their consciences seared, and their hearts …
James Hudson Taylor—Separation and Service
from Asher, Pagiel son of Okran;
The tribe of Asher will camp next to them. The leader of the people of Asher is Pagiel son of Okran.
and two oxen, five rams, five male goats and five male lambs a year old to be sacrificed as a fellowship offering. This was the offering of Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai.
His offering was one silver plate weighing a hundred and thirty shekels and one silver sprinkling bowl weighing seventy shekels, both according to the sanctuary shekel, each filled with the finest flour mixed with olive oil as a grain offering;
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