Numbers 33:54
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English Standard Version
You shall inherit the land by lot according to your clans. To a large tribe you shall give a large inheritance, and to a small tribe you shall give a small inheritance. Wherever the lot falls for anyone, that shall be his. According to the tribes of your fathers you shall inherit.

King James Bible
And ye shall divide the land by lot for an inheritance among your families: and to the more ye shall give the more inheritance, and to the fewer ye shall give the less inheritance: every man's inheritance shall be in the place where his lot falleth; according to the tribes of your fathers ye shall inherit.

American Standard Version
And ye shall inherit the land by lot according to your families; to the more ye shall give the more inheritance, and to the fewer thou shalt give the less inheritance: wheresoever the lot falleth to any man, that shall be his; according to the tribes of your fathers shall ye inherit.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And you shall divide it among you by lot. To the more you shall give a larger part, and to the fewer a lesser. To every one as the lot shall fall, so shall the inheritance be given. The possession shall be divided by the tribes and the families.

English Revised Version
And ye shall inherit the land by lot according to your families; to the more ye shall give the more inheritance, and to the fewer thou shalt give the less inheritance: wheresoever the lot falleth to any man, that shall be his; according to the tribes of your fathers shall ye inherit.

Webster's Bible Translation
And ye shall divide the land by lot for an inheritance among your families: to the more ye shall give the more inheritance, and to the fewer ye shall give the less inheritance: every man's inheritance shall be in the place where his lot falleth; according to the tribes of your fathers ye shall inherit.

Numbers 33:54 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The places of encampment on the journey of the fortieth year from Kadesh to Mount Hor, and round Edom and Moab into the steppes of Moab, have been discussed at Numbers 20 and 21. On Mount Hor, and Aaron's death there, see at Numbers 20:22. For the remark in Numbers 33:40 concerning the Canaanites of Arad, see at Numbers 21:1. On Zalmonah, Phunon, and Oboth, see at Numbers 21:10; on Ijje Abarim, at Numbers 21:11; on Dibon Gad, Almon Diblathaim, and the mountains of Abarim, before Nebo, Numbers 21:16-20. On Arboth Moab, see Numbers 22:1.

Numbers 33:54 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

ye shall divide

Numbers 26:53-56 To these the land shall be divided for an inheritance according to the number of names...

give the more inheritance. Heb. multiply his inheritance.

Numbers 26:54 To many you shall give the more inheritance, and to few you shall give the less inheritance...

give the less inheritance. Heb. diminish his inheritance in the place

Joshua 15:1-12 This then was the lot of the tribe of the children of Judah by their families...

Joshua 16:1 And the lot of the children of Joseph fell from Jordan by Jericho, to the water of Jericho on the east...

Joshua 17:1 There was also a lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the firstborn of Joseph; to wit, for Machir the firstborn of Manasseh...

Joshua 18:11 And the lot of the tribe of the children of Benjamin came up according to their families...

Joshua 19:1-48 And the second lot came forth to Simeon, even for the tribe of the children of Simeon according to their families...

Cross References
Numbers 26:53
"Among these the land shall be divided for inheritance according to the number of names.

Numbers 26:54
To a large tribe you shall give a large inheritance, and to a small tribe you shall give a small inheritance; every tribe shall be given its inheritance in proportion to its list.

Numbers 26:55
But the land shall be divided by lot. According to the names of the tribes of their fathers they shall inherit.

Numbers 35:8
And as for the cities that you shall give from the possession of the people of Israel, from the larger tribes you shall take many, and from the smaller tribes you shall take few; each, in proportion to the inheritance that it inherits, shall give of its cities to the Levites."

Joshua 13:6
all the inhabitants of the hill country from Lebanon to Misrephoth-maim, even all the Sidonians. I myself will drive them out from before the people of Israel. Only allot the land to Israel for an inheritance, as I have commanded you.

Joshua 14:2
Their inheritance was by lot, just as the LORD had commanded by the hand of Moses for the nine and one-half tribes.

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