Numbers 5:4
New International Version
The Israelites did so; they sent them outside the camp. They did just as the LORD had instructed Moses.

New Living Translation
So the Israelites did as the LORD had commanded Moses and removed such people from the camp.

English Standard Version
And the people of Israel did so, and put them outside the camp; as the LORD said to Moses, so the people of Israel did.

Berean Study Bible
So the Israelites did this, sending such people outside the camp. They did just as the LORD had instructed Moses.

King James Bible
And the children of Israel did so, and put them out without the camp: as the LORD spake unto Moses, so did the children of Israel.

New King James Version
And the children of Israel did so, and put them outside the camp; as the LORD spoke to Moses, so the children of Israel did.

New American Standard Bible
And the sons of Israel did so and sent them outside the camp; just as the LORD had spoken to Moses, that is what the sons of Israel did.

NASB 1995
The sons of Israel did so and sent them outside the camp; just as the LORD had spoken to Moses, thus the sons of Israel did.

NASB 1977
And the sons of Israel did so and sent them outside the camp; just as the LORD had spoken to Moses, thus the sons of Israel did.

Amplified Bible
The Israelites did so, and sent them outside the camp; just as the LORD had said to Moses, so the Israelites did.

Christian Standard Bible
The Israelites did this, sending them outside the camp. The Israelites did as the LORD instructed Moses.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Israelites did this, sending them outside the camp. The Israelites did as the LORD instructed Moses.

American Standard Version
And the children of Israel did so, and put them out without the camp; as Jehovah spake unto Moses, so did the children of Israel.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the children of Israel did in this way and they took them outside of the camp, and as LORD JEHOVAH said to Moshe, so the children of Israel did.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the children of Israel did so, and sent them out of the camp: as the Lord said to Moses, so did the children of Israel.

Contemporary English Version
The Israelites obeyed the LORD's instructions.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the children of Israel did so, and they cast them forth without the camp, as the Lord had spoken to Moses.

English Revised Version
And the children of Israel did so, and put them out without the camp: as the LORD spake unto Moses, so did the children of Israel.

Good News Translation
The Israelites obeyed and expelled them all from the camp.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the Israelites did as the LORD had told Moses. They sent these unclean people outside the camp.

International Standard Version
So the Israelis sent them outside the camp. The Israelis did just what the LORD had told Moses.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the children of Israel did so, and put them out without the camp; as the LORD spoke unto Moses, so did the children of Israel.

Literal Standard Version
And the sons of Israel do so, and they send them out to the outside of the camp; as YHWH has spoken to Moses so the sons of Israel have done.

NET Bible
So the Israelites did so, and expelled them outside the camp. As the LORD had spoken to Moses, so the Israelites did.

New Heart English Bible
The children of Israel did so, and put them out outside of the camp; as the LORD spoke to Moses, so did the children of Israel.

World English Bible
The children of Israel did so, and put them out outside of the camp; as Yahweh spoke to Moses, so did the children of Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel do so, and they send them out unto the outside of the camp; as Jehovah hath spoken unto Moses so have the sons of Israel done.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Cleansing the Camps
3You must send away male and female alike; send them outside the camp so they will not defile their camp, where I dwell among them.” 4So the Israelites did this, sending such people outside the camp. They did just as the LORD had instructed Moses.

Cross References
Numbers 5:3
You must send away male and female alike; send them outside the camp so they will not defile their camp, where I dwell among them."

Numbers 5:5
And the LORD said to Moses,


Treasury of Scripture

And the children of Israel did so, and put them out without the camp: as the LORD spoke to Moses, so did the children of Israel.

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Verse 4. - So did the children of Israel. It is difficult to form any estimate of the numbers thus separated; if we may judge at all from the prevalence of such defilements (especially those under the second head) now, it must have seriously aggravated both the labour and the difficulty of the march. Here was a trial of their faith.

CHAPTER 5:8-10 EXPOSITION. RESTITUTION TO BE MADE FOR TRESPASSES (verses 5-10).

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

did
וַיַּֽעֲשׂוּ־ (way·ya·‘ă·śū-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 6213: To do, make

this,
כֵן֙ (ḵên)
Adverb
Strong's 3651: So -- thus

sending
וַיְשַׁלְּח֣וּ (way·šal·lə·ḥū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

[such people]
אוֹתָ֔ם (’ō·w·ṯām)
Direct object marker | third person masculine plural
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

outside
מִח֖וּץ (mi·ḥūṣ)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 2351: Separate by a, wall, outside, outdoors

the camp.
לַֽמַּחֲנֶ֑ה (lam·ma·ḥă·neh)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's 4264: An encampment, an army

[They]
בְּנֵ֥י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

did
עָשׂ֖וּ (‘ā·śū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 6213: To do, make

just as
כַּאֲשֶׁ֨ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

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

had instructed
דִּבֶּ֤ר (dib·ber)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

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


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