New International Version
If we have found favor in your eyes," they said, "let this land be given to your servants as our possession. Do not make us cross the Jordan."
King James Bible
Wherefore, said they, if we have found grace in thy sight, let this land be given unto thy servants for a possession, and bring us not over Jordan.
Darby Bible Translation
and they said, If we have found favour in thine eyes, let this land be given to thy servants for a possession: bring us not over the Jordan.
World English Bible
They said, "If we have found favor in your sight, let this land be given to your servants for a possession; don't bring us over the Jordan."
Young's Literal Translation
And they say, 'If we have found grace in thine eyes, let this land be given to thy servants for a possession; cause us not to pass over the Jordan.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let this land be given unto thy servants - Because it was good for pasturage, and they had many flocks, Numbers 32:1.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
if we have
Like the last part of Exodus, and the whole of Leviticus, the first part of Numbers, i.-x. 28--so called, rather inappropriately, from the census in i., iii., (iv.), xxvi.--is unmistakably priestly in its interests and language. Beginning with a census of the men of war (i.) and the order of the camp (ii.), it devotes specific attention to the Levites, their numbers and duties (iii., iv.). Then follow laws for the exclusion of the unclean, v. 1-4, for determining the manner and amount of restitution …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
the land the LORD subdued before the people of Israel--are suitable for livestock, and your servants have livestock.
Moses said to the Gadites and Reubenites, "Should your fellow Israelites go to war while you sit here?
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