Numbers 27:16
Good News Translation
"LORD God, source of all life, appoint, I pray, a man who can lead the people

Contemporary English Version
"You are the LORD God, and you know what is in everyone's heart. So I ask you to appoint a leader for Israel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
May the Lord the God of the spirits of all flesh provide a man, that may be over this multitude:

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

May the Lord the God of the spirits of all flesh provide a man, that may be over this multitude:

go out

Deuteronomy 31:2 And he said to them: I am this day a hundred and twenty years old, I can no longer go out and come in, especially as the Lord also hath said to me: Thou shalt not pass over this Jordan.

1 Samuel 8:20 And we also will be like all nations: and our king shall judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles for us.

1 Samuel 18:13 Therefore Saul removed him from him, and made him a captain over a thousand men, and he went out and came in before the people.

2 Samuel 5:2 Moreover yesterday also and the day before, when Saul was king over us, thou wast he that did lead out and bring in Israel: and the Lord said to thee: Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be prince over Israel.

1 Kings 3:7 And now, O Lord God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David, my father: and I am but a child, and know not how to go out and come in;

2 Chronicles 1:10 Give me wisdom and knowledge that I may come in and go out before thy people: for who can worthily judge this thy people, which is so great?

John 10:3,4,9 To him the porter openeth: and the sheep hear his voice. And he calleth his own sheep by name and leadeth them out. . . .

as sheep

1 Kings 22:17 And he said: I saw all Israel scattered upon the hills, like sheep that have no shepherd; and the Lord said: These have no master: let every man of them return to his house in peace.

2 Chronicles 18:16 Then he said: I saw all Israel scattered in the mountains, like sheep without a shepherd: and the Lord said: These have no masters: let every man return to his own house in peace.

Ezekiel 34:5 And my sheep were scattered, because there was no shepherd and they became the prey of all the beasts of the field, and were scattered.

Zechariah 10:2 For the idols have spoken what was unprofitable, and the diviners have seen a lie, and the dreamers have spoken vanity: they comforted in vain: therefore they were led away as a flock: they shall be afflicted, because they have no shepherd.

Zechariah 13:7 Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that cleaveth to me, saith the Lord of hosts: strike the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn my hand to the little ones.

Matthew 9:36 And seeing the multitudes, he had compassion on them: because they were distressed, and lying like sheep that have no shepherd.

Matthew 10:6 But go ye rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

Matthew 15:24 And he answering, said: I was not sent but to the sheep, that are lost of the house of Israel.

Mark 6:34 And Jesus going out saw a great multitude: and he had compassion on them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd, and he began to teach them many things.

1 Peter 2:25 For you were as sheep going astray: but you are now converted to the shepherd and bishop of your souls.

Context
Moses Requests a Successor
15And Moses answered him: 16May the Lord the God of the spirits of all flesh provide a man, that may be over this multitude:17And may go out and in before them, and may lead them out, or bring them in: lest the people of the Lord be as sheep without a shepherd.…
Cross References
Hebrews 12:9
Moreover, we have had fathers of our flesh for instructors, and we reverenced them. Shall we not much more obey the Father of spirits and live?

Numbers 16:22
They fell flat on their face, and said: O most mighty, the God of the spirits of all flesh, for one man's sin shall thy wrath rage against all?

Numbers 27:15
And Moses answered him:

2 Kings 11:8
And you shall compass him round about, having weapons in your hands: and if any man shall enter the precinct of the temple, let him be slain: and you shall be with the king, coming in and going out.

Ecclesiastes 12:7
And the dust return into its earth, from whence it was, and the spirit return to God, who gave it.

Jeremiah 32:27
Behold I am the Lord the God of all flesh: shall any thing be hard for me?

Jeremiah 38:16
Then king Sedecias swore to Jeremiah, in private, saying: As the Lord liveth, that, made us this soul, I will not put thee to death, nor will I deliver thee into the hands of these men that seek thy life.

Ezekiel 18:4
Behold all souls are mine: as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, the same shall die.

Additional Translations
“May the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the congregationLet the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the congregation,

Let Jehovah, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the congregation,

Let the Lord God of spirits and of all flesh look out for a man over this congregation,

Let Jehovah, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the assembly,

Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the congregation,

Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the congregation.

"Let Yahweh, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the congregation,

'Jehovah -- God of the spirits of all flesh -- appoint a man over the company,
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