New International Version
On the twelfth day Ahira son of Enan, the leader of the people of Naphtali, brought his offering.
King James Bible
On the twelfth day Ahira the son of Enan, prince of the children of Naphtali, offered:
Darby Bible Translation
On the twelfth day, the prince of the children of Naphtali, Ahira the son of Enan.
World English Bible
On the twelfth day Ahira the son of Enan, prince of the children of Naphtali
Young's Literal Translation
On the twelfth day, the prince of the sons of Naphtali, Ahira son of Enan; --
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
On the eleventh day - The Hebrew form of expression, here and in the 78th verse, has something curious in it. ביום עשתי עשר יום beyom ashtey asar yom, In the day, the first and tenth day; ביום שנים עשר יום beyom sheneym asar yom, In the day, two and tenth day. But this is the idiom of the language, and to an original Hebrew our almost anomalous words eleventh and twelfth, by which we translate the original, would appear as strange as his, literally translated, would appear to us. In reckoning after twelve, it is easy to find out the composition of the words thirteen, as three and ten, fourteen, four and ten, and so on; but eleven and twelve bear scarcely any analogy to ten and one, and ten and two, which nevertheless they intend. But this is a subject of philology rather than of Biblical criticism.
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Numbers vi, vii. INTRODUCTORY. For many years these chapters had no special interest to me; but I have never ceased to be thankful that I was early led to read the Word of GOD in regular course: it was through this habit that these chapters first became specially precious to me. I was travelling on a missionary tour in the province of CHEH-KIANG, and had to pass the night in a very wicked town. All the inns were dreadful places; and the people seemed to have their consciences seared, and their hearts …
James Hudson Taylor—Separation and Service
from Naphtali, Ahira son of Enan."
The tribe of Naphtali will be next. The leader of the people of Naphtali is Ahira son of Enan.
and two oxen, five rams, five male goats and five male lambs a year old to be sacrificed as a fellowship offering. This was the offering of Pagiel son of Okran.
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