Numbers 27:23
New International Version
Then he laid his hands on him and commissioned him, as the LORD instructed through Moses.

New Living Translation
Moses laid his hands on him and commissioned him to lead the people, just as the LORD had commanded through Moses.

English Standard Version
and he laid his hands on him and commissioned him as the LORD directed through Moses.

Berean Study Bible
and laid his hands on him and commissioned him, as the LORD had instructed through Moses.

King James Bible
And he laid his hands upon him, and gave him a charge, as the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses.

New King James Version
And he laid his hands on him and inaugurated him, just as the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses.

New American Standard Bible
Then he laid his hands on him and commissioned him, just as the LORD had spoken through Moses.

NASB 1995
Then he laid his hands on him and commissioned him, just as the LORD had spoken through Moses.

NASB 1977
Then he laid his hands on him and commissioned him, just as the LORD had spoken through Moses.

Amplified Bible
and Moses laid his hands on Joshua and commissioned him, just as the LORD had commanded through Moses.

Christian Standard Bible
laid his hands on him, and commissioned him, as the LORD had spoken through Moses.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
laid his hands on him, and commissioned him, as the LORD had spoken through Moses.

American Standard Version
and he laid his hands upon him, and gave him a charge, as Jehovah spake by Moses.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he laid his hand upon him and he commanded him as LORD JEHOVAH commanded Moshe.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he laid his hands on him, and appointed him as the Lord ordered Moses.

Contemporary English Version
then he placed his hands on Joshua and appointed him Israel's leader.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And laying his hands on his head, he repeated all things that the Lord had commanded.

English Revised Version
and he laid his hands upon him, and gave him a charge, as the LORD spake by the hand of Moses.

Good News Translation
As the LORD had commanded, Moses put his hands on Joshua's head and proclaimed him as his successor.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Moses placed his hands on Joshua and gave him his instructions as the LORD had told him.

International Standard Version
laid his hands on him, and charged him, just as the LORD had commanded, using Moses' authority.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he laid his hands upon him, and gave him a charge, as the LORD spoke by the hand of Moses.

Literal Standard Version
and lays his hands on him and charges him, as YHWH has spoken by the hand of Moses.

NET Bible
He laid his hands on him and commissioned him, just as the LORD commanded, by the authority of Moses.

New Heart English Bible
and he laid his hands on him, and commissioned him, as the LORD spoke by Moses.

World English Bible
and he laid his hands on him, and commissioned him, as Yahweh spoke by Moses.

Young's Literal Translation
and layeth his hands upon him, and chargeth him, as Jehovah hath spoken by the hand of Moses.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Joshua to Succeed Moses
22Moses did as the LORD had commanded him. He took Joshua, had him stand before Eleazar the priest and the whole congregation, 23and laid his hands on him and commissioned him, as the LORD had instructed through Moses.

Cross References
Numbers 27:18
And the LORD replied to Moses, "Take Joshua son of Nun, a man with the Spirit in him, and lay your hands on him.

Numbers 27:22
Moses did as the LORD had commanded him. He took Joshua, had him stand before Eleazar the priest and the whole congregation,

Numbers 28:1
Then the LORD said to Moses,

Deuteronomy 31:23
Then the LORD commissioned Joshua son of Nun and said, "Be strong and courageous, for you will bring the Israelites into the land that I swore to give them, and I will be with you."

Deuteronomy 34:9
Now Joshua son of Nun was filled with the spirit of wisdom because Moses had laid his hands on him. So the Israelites obeyed him and did as the LORD had commanded Moses.


Treasury of Scripture

And he laid his hands on him, and gave him a charge, as the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses.

Numbers 27:1
Then came the daughters of Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of Manasseh the son of Joseph: and these are the names of his daughters; Mahlah, Noah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Tirzah.

Numbers 27:9
And if he have no daughter, then ye shall give his inheritance unto his brethren.









Verse 23. - And gave him a charge. This charge is nowhere recorded, for it cannot possibly be identified with the passing words of exhortation in Deuteronomy 31:7.





Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
and laid
וַיִּסְמֹ֧ךְ (way·yis·mōḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5564: To prop, to lean upon, take hold of

his hands
יָדָ֛יו (yā·ḏāw)
Noun - fdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

on him
עָלָ֖יו (‘ā·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

and commissioned him,
וַיְצַוֵּ֑הוּ (way·ṣaw·wê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6680: To lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, order

as
כַּאֲשֶׁ֛ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

the LORD
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

had instructed
דִּבֶּ֥ר (dib·ber)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

through
בְּיַד־ (bə·yaḏ-)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3027: A hand

Moses.
מֹשֶֽׁה׃ (mō·šeh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4872: Moses -- a great Israelite leader, prophet and lawgiver


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