Numbers 36:3
New International Version
Now suppose they marry men from other Israelite tribes; then their inheritance will be taken from our ancestral inheritance and added to that of the tribe they marry into. And so part of the inheritance allotted to us will be taken away.

New Living Translation
But if they marry men from another tribe, their grants of land will go with them to the tribe into which they marry. In this way, the total area of our tribal land will be reduced.

English Standard Version
But if they are married to any of the sons of the other tribes of the people of Israel, then their inheritance will be taken from the inheritance of our fathers and added to the inheritance of the tribe into which they marry. So it will be taken away from the lot of our inheritance.

Berean Study Bible
But if they marry any of the men from the other tribes of Israel, their inheritance will be withdrawn from the portion of our fathers and added to the tribe into which they marry. So our allotted inheritance would be taken away.

King James Bible
And if they be married to any of the sons of the other tribes of the children of Israel, then shall their inheritance be taken from the inheritance of our fathers, and shall be put to the inheritance of the tribe whereunto they are received: so shall it be taken from the lot of our inheritance.

New King James Version
Now if they are married to any of the sons of the other tribes of the children of Israel, then their inheritance will be taken from the inheritance of our fathers, and it will be added to the inheritance of the tribe into which they marry; so it will be taken from the lot of our inheritance.

New American Standard Bible
But if they marry one of the sons of the other tribes of the sons of Israel, their inheritance will be withdrawn from the inheritance of our fathers and will be added to the inheritance of the tribe to which they belong; so it will be withdrawn from our allotted inheritance.

NASB 1995
"But if they marry one of the sons of the other tribes of the sons of Israel, their inheritance will be withdrawn from the inheritance of our fathers and will be added to the inheritance of the tribe to which they belong; thus it will be withdrawn from our allotted inheritance.

NASB 1977
“But if they marry one of the sons of the other tribes of the sons of Israel, their inheritance will be withdrawn from the inheritance of our fathers and will be added to the inheritance of the tribe to which they belong; thus it will be withdrawn from our allotted inheritance.

Amplified Bible
But if the daughters marry any of the men from any of the other tribes of Israel, then their inheritance will be taken away from that of our fathers (tribal ancestors) and will be added to the inheritance of the tribe to which they belong; so it will be taken away from our allotted inheritance.

Christian Standard Bible
If they marry any of the men from the other Israelite tribes, their inheritance will be taken away from our fathers’ inheritance and added to that of the tribe into which they marry. Therefore, part of our allotted inheritance would be taken away.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If they marry any of the men from the other Israelite tribes, their inheritance will be taken away from our fathers' inheritance and added to that of the tribe into which they marry. Therefore, part of our allotted inheritance would be taken away.

American Standard Version
And if they be married to any of the sons of the other tribes of the children of Israel, then will their inheritance be taken away from the inheritance of our fathers, and will be added to the inheritance of the tribe whereunto they shall belong: so will it be taken away from the lot of our inheritance.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they will become wives in one of the tribes of the children of Israel; so their inheritance shall be taken away from the possession of our fathers, and shall be added to the inheritance of the tribe into which the women shall marry, and shall be taken away from the portion of our inheritance.

Contemporary English Version
But if they marry men from other tribes of Israel, the land they receive will become part of that tribe's inheritance and will no longer belong to us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now if men of another tribe take them to wives, their possession will follow them, and being transferred to another tribe, will be a diminishing of our inheritance.

English Revised Version
And if they be married to any of the sons of the other tribes of the children of Israel, then shall their inheritance be taken away from the inheritance of our fathers, and shall be added to the inheritance of the tribe whereunto they shall belong: so shall it be taken away from the lot of our inheritance.

Good News Translation
But remember, if they marry men of another tribe, their property will then belong to that tribe, and the total allotted to us will be reduced.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Suppose they marry men from the other tribes of Israel. Their land will be taken away from that of our ancestors and added to the land of the tribe they marry into. Then we will have lost part of our land.

International Standard Version
But when they get married to one of the descendants of the tribes of Israel, their inheritances are to be withdrawn from our father's inheritance and added to the inheritance of the tribe to which they are to belong. Consequently, it is to be withdrawn from the portion of our inheritance.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And if they be married to any of the sons of the other tribes of the children of Israel, then will their inheritance be taken away from the inheritance of our fathers, and will be added to the inheritance of the tribe whereunto they shall belong; so will it be taken away from the lot of our inheritance.

Literal Standard Version
Now [if] they have been [given] to one from the sons of the [other] tribes of the sons of Israel for wives, and their inheritance has been withdrawn from the inheritance of our fathers, and has been added to the inheritance of the tribe which is theirs, and it is withdrawn from the lot of our inheritance,

NET Bible
Now if they should be married to one of the men from another Israelite tribe, their inheritance would be taken from the inheritance of our fathers and added to the inheritance of the tribe into which they marry. As a result, it will be taken from the lot of our inheritance.

New Heart English Bible
If they are married to any of the sons of the other tribes of the children of Israel, then will their inheritance be taken away from the inheritance of our fathers, and will be added to the inheritance of the tribe whereunto they shall belong: so will it be taken away from the lot of our inheritance.

World English Bible
If they are married to any of the sons of the [other] tribes of the children of Israel, then will their inheritance be taken away from the inheritance of our fathers, and will be added to the inheritance of the tribe whereunto they shall belong: so will it be taken away from the lot of our inheritance.

Young's Literal Translation
And -- they have been to one of the sons of the other tribes of the sons of Israel for wives, and their inheritance hath been withdrawn from the inheritance of our fathers, and hath been added to the inheritance of the tribe which is theirs, and from the lot of our inheritance it is withdrawn,

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Zelophehad's Daughters Marry
2saying, “When the LORD commanded my lord to give the land as an inheritance to the Israelites by lot, He also commanded him to give the inheritance of our brother Zelophehad to his daughters. 3But if they marry any of the men from the other tribes of Israel, their inheritance will be withdrawn from the portion of our fathers and added to the tribe into which they marry. So our allotted inheritance would be taken away. 4And when the Jubilee for the Israelites comes, their inheritance will be added to the tribe into which they marry and taken away from the tribe of our fathers.”…

Cross References
Numbers 36:2
saying, "When the LORD commanded my lord to give the land as an inheritance to the Israelites by lot, He also commanded him to give the inheritance of our brother Zelophehad to his daughters.

Numbers 36:4
And when the Jubilee for the Israelites comes, their inheritance will be added to the tribe into which they marry and taken away from the tribe of our fathers."


Treasury of Scripture

And if they be married to any of the sons of the other tribes of the children of Israel, then shall their inheritance be taken from the inheritance of our fathers, and shall be put to the inheritance of the tribe whereunto they are received: so shall it be taken from the lot of our inheritance.

whereunto they are received.









Verse 3. - Whereunto they are received. Literally, as in the margin, "unto whom (לָהֶם referring to the men of the tribe) they shall be."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
But if they marry
וְ֠הָיוּ (wə·hā·yū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

any of the men
לְאֶחָ֞ד (lə·’e·ḥāḏ)
Preposition-l | Number - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 259: United, one, first

from the [other] tribes
שִׁבְטֵ֥י (šiḇ·ṭê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 7626: Rod, staff, club, scepter, tribe

of Israel,
יִשְׂרָאֵל֮ (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

their inheritance
נַחֲלָתָן֙ (na·ḥă·lā·ṯān)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5159: Something inherited, occupancy, an heirloom, an estate, patrimony, portion

will be withdrawn
וְנִגְרְעָ֤ה (wə·niḡ·rə·‘āh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Conjunctive perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1639: To scrape off, to shave, remove, lessen, withhold

from the portion
מִנַּחֲלַ֣ת (min·na·ḥă·laṯ)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5159: Something inherited, occupancy, an heirloom, an estate, patrimony, portion

of our fathers
אֲבֹתֵ֔ינוּ (’ă·ḇō·ṯê·nū)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father

and added
וְנוֹסַ֕ף (wə·nō·w·sap̄)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3254: To add, augment

to
עַ֚ל (‘al)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the tribe
הַמַּטֶּ֔ה (ham·maṭ·ṭeh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4294: A staff, rod, shaft, branch, a tribe

into which
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

they marry.
תִּהְיֶ֖ינָה (tih·ye·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

So our
לָהֶ֑ם (lā·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

allotted
וּמִגֹּרַ֥ל (ū·mig·gō·ral)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1486: Lot -- a lot (for casting)

inheritance
נַחֲלָתֵ֖נוּ (na·ḥă·lā·ṯê·nū)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 5159: Something inherited, occupancy, an heirloom, an estate, patrimony, portion

would be taken away.
יִגָּרֵֽעַ׃ (yig·gā·rê·a‘)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1639: To scrape off, to shave, remove, lessen, withhold


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