Numbers 27:7
New International Version
"What Zelophehad's daughters are saying is right. You must certainly give them property as an inheritance among their father's relatives and give their father's inheritance to them.

New Living Translation
“The claim of the daughters of Zelophehad is legitimate. You must give them a grant of land along with their father’s relatives. Assign them the property that would have been given to their father.

English Standard Version
“The daughters of Zelophehad are right. You shall give them possession of an inheritance among their father’s brothers and transfer the inheritance of their father to them.

Berean Study Bible
“The daughters of Zelophehad speak correctly. You certainly must give them property as an inheritance among their father’s brothers, and transfer their father’s inheritance to them.

King James Bible
The daughters of Zelophehad speak right: thou shalt surely give them a possession of an inheritance among their father's brethren; and thou shalt cause the inheritance of their father to pass unto them.

New King James Version
“The daughters of Zelophehad speak what is right; you shall surely give them a possession of inheritance among their father’s brothers, and cause the inheritance of their father to pass to them.

New American Standard Bible
“The daughters of Zelophehad are right about their statements. You shall certainly give them hereditary property among their father’s brothers, and you shall transfer the inheritance of their father to them.

NASB 1995
"The daughters of Zelophehad are right in their statements. You shall surely give them a hereditary possession among their father's brothers, and you shall transfer the inheritance of their father to them.

NASB 1977
“The daughters of Zelophehad are right in their statements. You shall surely give them a hereditary possession among their father’s brothers, and you shall transfer the inheritance of their father to them.

Amplified Bible
“The request of the daughters of Zelophehad is justified. You shall certainly give them a possession as an inheritance among their father’s brothers, and you shall transfer their father’s inheritance to them.

Christian Standard Bible
“What Zelophehad’s daughters say is correct. You are to give them hereditary property among their father’s brothers and transfer their father’s inheritance to them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
What Zelophehad's daughters say is correct. You are to give them hereditary property among their father's brothers and transfer their father's inheritance to them.

American Standard Version
The daughters of Zelophehad speak right: thou shalt surely give them a possession of an inheritance among their father's brethren; and thou shalt cause the inheritance of their father to pass unto them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“The daughters of Tsalphkhad have spoken rightly; give to them a territory and an inheritance among the brothers of their fathers and establish to them the inheritance of their father.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thou shalt speak to the children of Israel, saying,

Contemporary English Version
Zelophehad's daughters are right. They should each be given part of the land their father would have received.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And to the children of Israel thou shalt speak these things:

English Revised Version
The daughters of Zelophehad speak right: thou shalt surely give them a possession of an inheritance among their father's brethren; and thou shalt cause the inheritance of their father to pass unto them.

Good News Translation
"What the daughters of Zelophehad request is right; give them property among their father's relatives. Let his inheritance pass on to them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Zelophehad's daughters are right. You must give them property of their own among their father's relatives. Turn their father's property over to them.

International Standard Version
"The daughters of Zelophehad are telling the truth. You are certainly to give to them a possession for an inheritance among their father's relatives. You are to pass on the inheritance of their father to them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The daughters of Zelophehad speak right: thou shalt surely give them a possession of an inheritance among their father's brethren; and thou shalt cause the inheritance of their father to pass unto them.

Literal Standard Version
“The daughters of Zelophehad are speaking correctly; you certainly give to them a possession of an inheritance in the midst of their father’s brothers, and have caused the inheritance of their father to pass over to them.

NET Bible
"The daughters of Zelophehad have a valid claim. You must indeed give them possession of an inheritance among their father's relatives, and you must transfer the inheritance of their father to them.

New Heart English Bible
"The daughters of Zelophehad speak right: you shall surely give them a possession of an inheritance among their father's brothers; and you shall cause the inheritance of their father to pass to them.

World English Bible
"The daughters of Zelophehad speak right: you shall surely give them a possession of an inheritance among their father's brothers; and you shall cause the inheritance of their father to pass to them.

Young's Literal Translation
'Rightly are the daughters of Zelophehad speaking; thou dost certainly give to them a possession of an inheritance in the midst of their father's brethren, and hast caused to pass over the inheritance of their father to them.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Daughters of Zelophehad
6and the LORD answered him, 7“The daughters of Zelophehad speak correctly. You certainly must give them property as an inheritance among their father’s brothers, and transfer their father’s inheritance to them. 8Furthermore, you shall say to the Israelites, ‘If a man dies and leaves no son, you are to transfer his inheritance to his daughter.…

Cross References
Numbers 27:6
and the LORD answered him,

Numbers 27:8
Furthermore, you shall say to the Israelites, 'If a man dies and leaves no son, you are to transfer his inheritance to his daughter.

Numbers 36:2
saying, "When the LORD commanded my lord to give the land as an inheritance to the Israelites by lot, He also commanded him to give the inheritance of our brother Zelophehad to his daughters.

Numbers 36:6
This is what the LORD has commanded concerning the daughters of Zelophehad: They may marry anyone they please, provided they marry within a clan of the tribe of their father.

Joshua 17:4
They approached Eleazar the priest, Joshua son of Nun, and the leaders, and said, "The LORD commanded Moses to give us an inheritance among our brothers." So Joshua gave them an inheritance among their father's brothers, in keeping with the command of the LORD.


Treasury of Scripture

The daughters of Zelophehad speak right: you shall surely give them a possession of an inheritance among their father's brothers; and you shall cause the inheritance of their father to pass to them.









(7) Thou shalt surely give them . . . --The pronoun them is in the masculine gender in the Hebrew. Either the reference must be to the sons of Zelophehad's daughters, or the daughters must be regarded in the light of sons.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“The daughters
בְּנ֣וֹת (bə·nō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 1323: A daughter

of Zelophehad
צְלָפְחָד֮ (ṣə·lā·p̄ə·ḥāḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6765: Zelophehad -- a man of Manasseh

speak
דֹּבְרֹת֒ (dō·ḇə·rōṯ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine plural
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

correctly.
כֵּ֗ן (kên)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 3651: So -- thus

You certainly must give
נָתֹ֨ן (nā·ṯōn)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

them
לָהֶם֙ (lā·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

property
אֲחֻזַּ֣ת (’ă·ḥuz·zaṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 272: Something seized, a possession

as an inheritance
נַחֲלָ֔ה (na·ḥă·lāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5159: Something inherited, occupancy, an heirloom, an estate, patrimony, portion

among
בְּת֖וֹךְ (bə·ṯō·wḵ)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8432: A bisection, the centre

their father’s
אֲבִיהֶ֑ם (’ă·ḇî·hem)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 1: Father

brothers
אֲחֵ֣י (’ă·ḥê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 251: A brother, )

and transfer
וְהַֽעֲבַרְתָּ֛ (wə·ha·‘ă·ḇar·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5674: To pass over, through, or by, pass on

their
אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Direct object marker
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

father’s
אֲבִיהֶ֖ן (’ă·ḇî·hen)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person feminine plural
Strong's 1: Father

inheritance
נַחֲלַ֥ת (na·ḥă·laṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 5159: Something inherited, occupancy, an heirloom, an estate, patrimony, portion

to them.
לָהֶֽן׃ (lā·hen)
Preposition | third person feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew


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