Numbers 26:3
New International Version
So on the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jericho, Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them and said,

New Living Translation
So there on the plains of Moab beside the Jordan River, across from Jericho, Moses and Eleazar the priest issued these instructions to the leaders of Israel:

English Standard Version
And Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho, saying,

Berean Study Bible
So on the plains of Moab by the Jordan, across from Jericho, Moses and Eleazar the priest issued the instruction,

King James Bible
And Moses and Eleazar the priest spake with them in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho, saying,

New King James Version
So Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan, across from Jericho, saying:

New American Standard Bible
So Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho, saying,

NASB 1995
So Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho, saying,

NASB 1977
So Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho, saying,

Amplified Bible
So Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with the people in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho, saying,

Christian Standard Bible
So Moses and the priest Eleazar said to them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jericho,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Moses and Eleazar the priest said to them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jericho, “

American Standard Version
And Moses and Eleazar the priest spake with them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho, saying,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Moshe and Eliazar the Priest spoke with them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan of Yerikho.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke in Araboth of Moab at the Jordan by Jericho, saying,

Contemporary English Version
Israel was now camped in the hills of Moab across the Jordan River from the town of Jericho. Moses and Eleazar told them

Douay-Rheims Bible
Moses therefore and Eleazar the priest, being in the plains of Moab upon the Jordan over against Jericho, spoke to them that were

International Standard Version
Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke to them in the plains of Moab, by the Jordan River in Jericho.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho, saying:

Literal Standard Version
And Moses speaks—Eleazar the priest also—with them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan, [near] Jericho, saying,

New American Bible
So on the plains of Moab along the Jordan at Jericho, Moses and Eleazar the priest enrolled them,

NET Bible
So Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them in the plains of Moab, by the Jordan River across from Jericho. They said,

New Revised Standard Version
Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan opposite Jericho, saying,

New Heart English Bible
Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho, saying,

World English Bible
Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho, saying,

Young's Literal Translation
And Moses speaketh -- Eleazar the priest also -- with them, in the plains of Moab, by Jordan, near Jericho, saying,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Second Census of Israel
2“Take a census of the whole congregation of Israel by the houses of their fathers—all those twenty years of age or older who can serve in the army of Israel.” 3So on the plains of Moab by the Jordan, across from Jericho, Moses and Eleazar the priest issued the instruction, 4“Take a census of the men twenty years of age or older, as the LORD has commanded Moses.” And these were the Israelites who came out of the land of Egypt:…

Cross References
Numbers 22:1
Then the Israelites traveled on and camped in the plains of Moab near the Jordan, across from Jericho.

Numbers 26:4
"Take a census of the men twenty years of age or older, as the LORD has commanded Moses." And these were the Israelites who came out of the land of Egypt:

Numbers 33:48
They set out from the mountains of Abarim and camped on the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jericho.

Numbers 35:1
Again the LORD spoke to Moses on the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jericho:


Treasury of Scripture

And Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho, saying,

Numbers 1:1
And the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying,

1 Chronicles 21:1
And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel.











Verse 3. - Spake with them, i.e., no doubt with the responsible chiefs, who must have assisted in this census, as in the previous one (chapter Numbers 1:4), although the fact is not mentioned.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So on the plains
בְּעַֽרְבֹ֣ת (bə·‘ar·ḇōṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 6160: Arabah -- a steppe or desert plain, also a desert valley running south from the Sea of Galilee

of Moab
מוֹאָ֑ב (mō·w·’āḇ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4124: Moab -- a son of Lot,also his descendants and the territory where they settled

by
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the Jordan,
יַרְדֵּ֥ן (yar·dên)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3383: Jordan -- the principal river of Palestine

across from Jericho,
יְרֵח֖וֹ (yə·rê·ḥōw)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3405: Jericho -- a city in the Jordan Valley captured by Joshua

Moses
מֹשֶׁ֜ה (mō·šeh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4872: Moses -- a great Israelite leader, prophet and lawgiver

and Eleazar
וְאֶלְעָזָ֧ר (wə·’el·‘ā·zār)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 499: Eleazar -- 'God has helped', six Israelites

the priest
הַכֹּהֵ֛ן (hak·kō·hên)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3548: Priest

issued
וַיְדַבֵּ֨ר (way·ḏab·bêr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

the instruction,
לֵאמֹֽר׃ (lê·mōr)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 559: To utter, say


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