Numbers 27:15
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English Standard Version
Moses spoke to the LORD, saying,

King James Bible
And Moses spake unto the LORD, saying,

American Standard Version
And Moses spake unto Jehovah, saying,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Moses answered him:

English Revised Version
And Moses spake unto the LORD, saying,

Webster's Bible Translation
And Moses spoke to the LORD, saying,

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

On this occasion God issued a general law of inheritance, which was to apply to all cases as "a statute of judgment" (or right), i.e., a statute determining right. If any one died without leaving a son, his landed property was to pass to his daughter (or daughters); in default of daughters, to his brothers; in the absence of brothers, to his paternal uncles; and if there were none of them, to his next of kin. - On the intention of this law, see my Archaeol. 142 (ii. pp. 212, 213); and on the law of inheritance generally, see J. Selden, de success. ad leges Hebr. in bona defunctorum, Fkft. a. O. 1695.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The Lord. Jehovah, the God of the spirits of all flesh. This address sufficiently proves, that this holy man believed man to be compounded of flesh and spirit, and that these principles are perfectly distinct. Either the materiality of the soul is a human fable, or, if it be a true doctrine, Moses did not pray under the influence of the Divine Spirit. There is a similar form of expression in ch.

16:22: O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh; and in

Job 12:10 In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.

, In whose hand is the soul of all living; and the spirit of all flesh of man. These seem decisive proofs, among many others, that the Old Testament teaches that there is an immortal spirit in man; for though roach sometimes denotes breath or wind, yet it certainly has not that signification here, nor in the other passages cited. the God

Numbers 16:22 And they fell on their faces, and said, O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin...

Hebrews 12:9 Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence...

set a man

Deuteronomy 31:14 And the LORD said to Moses, Behold, your days approach that you must die: call Joshua...

1 Samuel 12:13 Now therefore behold the king whom you have chosen, and whom you have desired! and, behold, the LORD has set a king over you.

1 Kings 5:5 And, behold, I purpose to build an house to the name of the LORD my God, as the LORD spoke to David my father, saying, Your son...

Jeremiah 3:15 And I will give you pastors according to my heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.

Jeremiah 23:4,5 And I will set up shepherds over them which shall feed them: and they shall fear no more, nor be dismayed...

Ezekiel 34:11-16,23 For thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I, even I, will both search my sheep, and seek them out...

Ezekiel 37:24 And David my servant shall be king over them; and they all shall have one shepherd: they shall also walk in my judgments...

Matthew 9:38 Pray you therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth laborers into his harvest.

John 10:11 I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd gives his life for the sheep.

Acts 20:28 Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost has made you overseers...

1 Peter 5:2-4 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre...

Cross References
Numbers 27:14
because you rebelled against my word in the wilderness of Zin when the congregation quarreled, failing to uphold me as holy at the waters before their eyes." (These are the waters of Meribah of Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin.)

Numbers 27:16
"Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the congregation

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