Numbers 32:24
New International Version
Build cities for your women and children, and pens for your flocks, but do what you have promised.”

New Living Translation
Go ahead and build towns for your families and pens for your flocks, but do everything you have promised.”

English Standard Version
Build cities for your little ones and folds for your sheep, and do what you have promised.”

Berean Study Bible
Build cities for your little ones and folds for your flocks, but do what you have promised.”

King James Bible
Build you cities for your little ones, and folds for your sheep; and do that which hath proceeded out of your mouth.

New King James Version
Build cities for your little ones and folds for your sheep, and do what has proceeded out of your mouth.”

New American Standard Bible
Build yourselves cities for your little ones, and sheepfolds for your sheep, and do what you have promised.”

NASB 1995
“Build yourselves cities for your little ones, and sheepfolds for your sheep, and do what you have promised.”

NASB 1977
“Build yourselves cities for your little ones, and sheepfolds for your sheep; and do what you have promised.”

Amplified Bible
Build yourselves cities for your children, and folds for your sheep, and do that of which you have spoken.”

Christian Standard Bible
Build cities for your dependents and pens for your flocks, but do what you have promised.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Build cities for your dependents and folds for your flocks, but do what you have promised.”

American Standard Version
Build you cities for your little ones, and folds for your sheep; and do that which hath proceeded out of your mouth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Build for yourselves cities for your little ones and pens for your flocks, and anything that goes out from your mouth, do.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And ye shall build for yourselves cities for your store, and folds for your cattle; and ye shall do that which proceeds out of your mouth.

Contemporary English Version
Go ahead and build towns for your wives and children, and places for your sheep and goats. Just be sure to do what you have promised.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Build therefore cities for your children, and folds and stalls for your sheep and beasts, and accomplish what you have promised.

English Revised Version
Build you cities for your little ones, and folds for your sheep; and do that which hath proceeded out of your mouth.

Good News Translation
So build your towns and the enclosures for your sheep, but do what you have promised!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Build cities for your families and stone fences for your flocks, but do what you have promised."

International Standard Version
So after you've built cities for your families and corrals for your cattle, be sure to keep your promises."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Build you cities for your little ones, and folds for your sheep; and do that which hath proceeded out of your mouth.'

Literal Standard Version
build for yourselves cities for your infants and folds for your flock, and that which is going out from your mouth you do.”

NET Bible
So build cities for your descendants and pens for your sheep, but do what you have said you would do."

New Heart English Bible
Build cities for your little ones, and folds for your sheep; and do that which has proceeded out of your mouth."

World English Bible
Build cities for your little ones, and folds for your sheep; and do that which has proceeded out of your mouth."

Young's Literal Translation
build for yourselves cities for your infants, and folds for your flock, and that which is going out from your mouth do ye.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Tribes East of the Jordan
23But if you do not do this, you will certainly sin against the LORD—and be assured that your sin will find you out. 24Build cities for your little ones and folds for your flocks, but do what you have promised.” 25The Gadites and Reubenites said to Moses, “Your servants will do just as our lord commands.…

Cross References
Genesis 49:14
Issachar is a strong donkey, lying down between the sheepfolds.

Numbers 30:2
If a man makes a vow to the LORD or swears an oath to obligate himself by a pledge, he must not break his word; he must do everything he has promised.

Numbers 32:25
The Gadites and Reubenites said to Moses, "Your servants will do just as our lord commands.


Treasury of Scripture

Build you cities for your little ones, and folds for your sheep; and do that which has proceeded out of your mouth.

Numbers 32:16,34
And they came near unto him, and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones: …











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Build
בְּנֽוּ־ (bə·nū-)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 1129: To build

cities
עָרִים֙ (‘ā·rîm)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 5892: Excitement

for your little ones
לְטַפְּכֶ֔ם (lə·ṭap·pə·ḵem)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 2945: A family

and folds
וּגְדֵרֹ֖ת (ū·ḡə·ḏê·rōṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 1448: Enclosure

for your flocks,
לְצֹנַאֲכֶ֑ם (lə·ṣō·na·’ă·ḵem)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 6792: A flock

but do
תַּעֲשֽׂוּ׃ (ta·‘ă·śū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 6213: To do, make

what you have promised.”
וְהַיֹּצֵ֥א (wə·hay·yō·ṣê)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim


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