Numbers 36:11
New International Version
Zelophehad’s daughters—Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milkah and Noah—married their cousins on their father’s side.

New Living Translation
Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah all married cousins on their father’s side.

English Standard Version
for Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, were married to sons of their father’s brothers.

Berean Study Bible
Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, were married to cousins on their father’s side.

King James Bible
For Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, were married unto their father's brothers' sons:

New King James Version
for Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, were married to the sons of their father’s brothers.

New American Standard Bible
Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad married their uncles’ sons.

NASB 1995
Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad married their uncles’ sons.

NASB 1977
Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad married their uncles’ sons.

Amplified Bible
For Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, were married to sons of their father’s brothers.

Christian Standard Bible
Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, married cousins on their father’s side.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, married cousins on their father’s side.

American Standard Version
for Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, were married unto their father's brothers'sons.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Makhla and Tartsa and Khagla and Melka and Yaa, the daughters of Tsalphkhad, were married to the sons of their father's brothers:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So Thersa, and Egla, and Melcha, and Nua, and Malaa, the daughters of Salpaad, married their cousins;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Maala, and Thersa, and Hegla, and Melcha, and Noa were married to the sons of their uncle by their father

English Revised Version
for Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, were married unto their father's brothers' sons.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah married their cousins on their father's side of the family.

International Standard Version
for Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah: Zelophehad's daughters married their uncle's sons.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, were married unto their father's brothers' sons.

Literal Standard Version
and Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Noah, daughters of Zelophehad, are for wives to the sons of their fathers’ brothers;

NET Bible
For the daughters of Zelophehad--Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah--were married to the sons of their uncles.

New Heart English Bible
for Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, were married to their father's brothers' sons.

World English Bible
for Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, were married to their father's brothers' sons.

Young's Literal Translation
and Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Noah, daughters of Zelophehad, are to the sons of their fathers' brethren for wives;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Zelophehad's Daughters Marry
10So the daughters of Zelophehad did as the LORD had commanded Moses. 11 Mahlah, Tirzah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, were married to cousins on their father’s side. 12They married within the clans of the descendants of Manasseh son of Joseph, and their inheritance remained within the tribe of their father’s clan.…

Cross References
Numbers 26:33
Now Zelophehad son of Hepher had no sons but only daughters. The names of his daughters were Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah.

Numbers 36:10
So the daughters of Zelophehad did as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Numbers 36:12
They married within the clans of the descendants of Manasseh son of Joseph, and their inheritance remained within the tribe of their father's clan.


Treasury of Scripture

For Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, were married to their father's brothers' sons:

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.









(11) Were married unto their father's brothers' sons.--Better, unto the sons of their near kinsmen. The word dod generally denotes an uncle on the father's side, and probably does so in the present case; but in Jeremiah 32:12 it seems to denote a cousin.

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Verse 11. - Mahlah, etc. It is a curious instance of the inartificial character of the sacred records that these five names, which have not the least interest in themselves, are repeated thrice in this Book, and once in Joshua (Joshua 17:3). It is evident that the case made a deep impression upon the mind of the nation at the time. Their father's brothers' sons. The Hebrew word דּוד is always translated "father's brother," or "uncle;" and that seems to be its ordinary meaning, although in Jeremiah 32:12 it stands for uncle's son. There is no reason to depart from the customary reading here. No doubt the daughters of Zelophehad acted according to the spirit as well as the letter of the law, and married the nearest male relatives who were open to their choice. The Septuagint

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Mahlah,
מַחְלָ֣ה (maḥ·lāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4244: Mahlah -- a daughter of Zelophehad, also a Gileadite

Tirzah,
תִרְצָ֗ה (ṯir·ṣāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 8656: Tirzah -- daughter of Zelophehad, also a Canaanite city

Hoglah,
וְחָגְלָ֧ה (wə·ḥā·ḡə·lāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 2295: Hoglah -- 'partridge', a female descendant of Manasseh

Milcah,
וּמִלְכָּ֛ה (ū·mil·kāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4435: Milcah -- two Israelite women

and Noah,
וְנֹעָ֖ה (wə·nō·‘āh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 5270: Noah -- a woman of Manasseh

the daughters
בְּנ֣וֹת (bə·nō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 1323: A daughter

of Zelophehad,
צְלָפְחָ֑ד (ṣə·lā·p̄ə·ḥāḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6765: Zelophehad -- a man of Manasseh

were married
לְנָשִֽׁים׃ (lə·nā·šîm)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female

to cousins on their
לִבְנֵ֥י (liḇ·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

father’s side.
דֹדֵיהֶ֖ן (ḏō·ḏê·hen)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine plural
Strong's 1730: To love, a love-token, lover, friend, an uncle


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