Numbers 36:5
New International Version
Then at the LORD's command Moses gave this order to the Israelites: "What the tribe of the descendants of Joseph is saying is right.

New Living Translation
So Moses gave the Israelites this command from the LORD: “The claim of the men of the tribe of Joseph is legitimate.

English Standard Version
And Moses commanded the people of Israel according to the word of the LORD, saying, “The tribe of the people of Joseph is right.

Berean Study Bible
So at the word of the LORD, Moses commanded the Israelites: “The tribe of the sons of Joseph speaks correctly.

King James Bible
And Moses commanded the children of Israel according to the word of the LORD, saying, The tribe of the sons of Joseph hath said well.

New King James Version
Then Moses commanded the children of Israel according to the word of the LORD, saying: “What the tribe of the sons of Joseph speaks is right.

New American Standard Bible
Then Moses commanded the sons of Israel in accordance with the word of the LORD, saying, “The tribe of the sons of Joseph is right in its statements.

NASB 1995
Then Moses commanded the sons of Israel according to the word of the LORD, saying, "The tribe of the sons of Joseph are right in their statements.

NASB 1977
Then Moses commanded the sons of Israel according to the word of the LORD, saying, “The tribe of the sons of Joseph are right in their statements.

Amplified Bible
Then Moses commanded the Israelites in accordance with the word of the LORD, saying, “The statement of the tribe of the sons of Joseph is correct.

Christian Standard Bible
So Moses commanded the Israelites at the word of the LORD, “What the tribe of Joseph’s descendants says is right.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Moses commanded the Israelites at the word of the LORD, "What the tribe of Joseph's descendants says is right.

American Standard Version
And Moses commanded the children of Israel according to the word of Jehovah, saying, The tribe of the sons of Joseph speaketh right.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Moses charged the children of Israel by the commandment of the Lord, saying, Thus says the tribe of the children of Joseph.

Contemporary English Version
So Moses told the people that the LORD had said: These men from the Manasseh tribe are right.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Moses answered the children of Israel, and said by the command of the Lord: The tribe of the children of Joseph hath spoken rightly.

English Revised Version
And Moses commanded the children of Israel according to the word of the LORD, saying, The tribe of the sons of Joseph speaketh right.

Good News Translation
So Moses gave the people of Israel the following command from the LORD. He said, "What the tribe of Manasseh says is right,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Moses gave the Israelites a command from the LORD. "The tribe of Joseph's descendants is right.

International Standard Version
So Moses issued the Israelis these orders based on what the LORD said: "The tribe of the descendants of Joseph has spoken.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Moses commanded the children of Israel according to the word of the LORD, saying: 'The tribe of the sons of Joseph speaketh right.

Literal Standard Version
And Moses commands the sons of Israel by the command of YHWH, saying, “The tribe of the sons of Joseph is speaking correctly;

NET Bible
Then Moses gave a ruling to the Israelites by the word of the LORD: "What the tribe of the Josephites is saying is right.

New Heart English Bible
Moses commanded the children of Israel according to the word of the LORD, saying, "The tribe of the sons of Joseph speaks right.

World English Bible
Moses commanded the children of Israel according to the word of Yahweh, saying, "The tribe of the sons of Joseph speaks right.

Young's Literal Translation
And Moses commandeth the sons of Israel, by the command of Jehovah, saying, 'Rightly are the tribe of the sons of Joseph speaking;

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Zelophehad's Daughters Marry
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.” 5So at the word of the LORD, Moses commanded the Israelites: “The tribe of the sons of Joseph speaks correctly. 6This is what the LORD has commanded concerning the daughters of Zelophehad: They may marry anyone they please, provided they marry within a clan of the tribe of their father.…

Cross References
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."

Numbers 36:6
This is what the LORD has commanded concerning the daughters of Zelophehad: They may marry anyone they please, provided they marry within a clan of the tribe of their father.


Treasury of Scripture

And Moses commanded the children of Israel according to the word of the LORD, saying, The tribe of the sons of Joseph has said well.

hath said well

Numbers 27:7
The daughters of Zelophehad speak right: thou shalt surely give them a possession of an inheritance among their father's brethren; and thou shalt cause the inheritance of their father to pass unto them.

Deuteronomy 5:28
And the LORD heard the voice of your words, when ye spake unto me; and the LORD said unto me, I have heard the voice of the words of this people, which they have spoken unto thee: they have well said all that they have spoken.









(5) And Moses commanded the children of Israel according to the word of the Lord.--In regard to the application made by the daughters of Zelophehad to Moses and Eleazar and the princes, it is said that "Moses brought their cause before the Lord" (Numbers 27:5). In the present case there is no express declaration made to the same effect; but there can be no doubt that the statement contained in this verse, that Moses commanded the children of Israel "according to the word of the Lord," and that contained in Numbers 36:6, "This is the thing which the Lord doth command," imply that Moses had committed this cause also to the Lord, and that he had received direction from Him.

Verse 5. - The tribe of the sons of Joseph. "The tribe (matteh) of the Beni-Joseph." There were two, or rather in effect three, tribes of the Beni-Joseph; Moses referred, of course, to the one which had come before him.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
So at
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the word
פִּ֥י (pî)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to

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

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

commanded
וַיְצַ֤ו (way·ṣaw)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6680: To lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, order

the Israelites:
בְּנֵ֣י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

“The tribe
מַטֵּ֥ה (maṭ·ṭêh)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4294: A staff, rod, shaft, branch, a tribe

of the sons
בְנֵֽי־ (ḇə·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

of Joseph
יוֹסֵ֖ף (yō·w·sêp̄)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3130: Joseph -- 'he increases', a son of Jacob, also the name of several Israelites

speaks
דֹּבְרִֽים׃ (dō·ḇə·rîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

correctly.
כֵּ֛ן (kên)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3651: So -- thus


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