New Living Translation
But they approached Moses and said, "We simply want to build pens for our livestock and fortified towns for our wives and children.
King James Bible
And they came near unto him, and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones:
Darby Bible Translation
And they drew near to him, and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones;
World English Bible
They came near to him, and said, "We will build sheepfolds here for our livestock, and cities for our little ones:
Young's Literal Translation
And they come nigh unto him, and say, 'Folds for the flock we build for our cattle here, and cities for our infants;
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CommentaryNumbers 32:16 Parallel Commentaries
"Issachar is a sturdy donkey, resting between two saddlepacks.
If you turn away from him like this and he abandons them again in the wilderness, you will be responsible for destroying this entire nation!"
Then we will arm ourselves and lead our fellow Israelites into battle until we have brought them safely to their land. Meanwhile, our families will stay in the fortified towns we build here, so they will be safe from any attacks by the local people.
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