Numbers 31:53
New International Version
Each soldier had taken plunder for himself.

New Living Translation
All the fighting men had taken some of the plunder for themselves.

English Standard Version
(The men in the army had each taken plunder for himself.)

Berean Study Bible
Each of the soldiers had taken plunder for himself.

King James Bible
(For the men of war had taken spoil, every man for himself.)

New King James Version
(The men of war had taken spoil, every man for himself.)

New American Standard Bible
The men of war had taken plunder, every man for himself.

NASB 1995
The men of war had taken booty, every man for himself.

NASB 1977
The men of war had taken booty, every man for himself.

Amplified Bible
For the men of war had taken plunder, every man for himself.

Christian Standard Bible
Each of the soldiers had taken plunder for himself.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Each of the soldiers had taken plunder for himself.

American Standard Version
( For the men of war had taken booty, every man for himself.)

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But the men of the army plundered them, each man for himself.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For the men of war took plunder every one for himself.

Contemporary English Version
This did not include the things that the soldiers had kept for themselves.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For that which every one had taken in the booty was his own.

English Revised Version
(For the men of war had taken booty, every man for himself.)

Good News Translation
Those who were not officers kept the loot they had taken.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Each soldier kept his own loot.

International Standard Version
because every soldier had confiscated war booty for his own use.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For the men of war had taken booty, every man for himself.--

Literal Standard Version
(the men of the host have each taken spoil for himself);

NET Bible
Each soldier had taken plunder for himself.

New Heart English Bible
(The men of war had taken booty, every man for himself.)

World English Bible
([For] the men of war had taken booty, every man for himself.)

Young's Literal Translation
(the men of the host have spoiled each for himself);

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Voluntary Offering
52All the gold that the commanders of thousands and of hundreds presented as an offering to the LORD weighed 16,750 shekels. 53Each of the soldiers had taken plunder for himself. 54And Moses and Eleazar the priest received the gold from the commanders of thousands and of hundreds and brought it into the Tent of Meeting as a memorial for the Israelites before the LORD.…

Cross References
Numbers 31:32
and this plunder remained from the spoils the soldiers had taken: 675,000 sheep,

Numbers 31:52
All the gold that the commanders of thousands and of hundreds presented as an offering to the LORD weighed 16,750 shekels.

Deuteronomy 20:14
But the women, children, livestock, and whatever else is in the city--all its spoil--you may take as plunder, and you shall use the spoil of your enemies that the LORD your God gives you.


Treasury of Scripture

(For the men of war had taken spoil, every man for himself.)

Deuteronomy 20:14
But the women, and the little ones, and the cattle, and all that is in the city, even all the spoil thereof, shalt thou take unto thyself; and thou shalt eat the spoil of thine enemies, which the LORD thy God hath given thee.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Each
אַנְשֵׁי֙ (’an·šê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

of the soldiers
אִ֥ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

had taken plunder for himself.
בָּזְז֖וּ (bā·zə·zū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 962: To spoil, plunder


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