Numbers 32:40
New International Version
So Moses gave Gilead to the Makirites, the descendants of Manasseh, and they settled there.

New Living Translation
So Moses gave Gilead to the Makirites, descendants of Manasseh, and they settled there.

English Standard Version
And Moses gave Gilead to Machir the son of Manasseh, and he settled in it.

Berean Study Bible
So Moses gave Gilead to the clan of Machir son of Manasseh, and they settled there.

King James Bible
And Moses gave Gilead unto Machir the son of Manasseh; and he dwelt therein.

New King James Version
So Moses gave Gilead to Machir the son of Manasseh, and he dwelt in it.

New American Standard Bible
So Moses gave Gilead to Machir the son of Manasseh, and he lived in it.

NASB 1995
So Moses gave Gilead to Machir the son of Manasseh, and he lived in it.

NASB 1977
So Moses gave Gilead to Machir the son of Manasseh, and he lived in it.

Amplified Bible
So Moses gave Gilead to [the tribe of] Machir the son of Manasseh, and they settled in it.

Christian Standard Bible
So Moses gave Gilead to the clan of Machir son of Manasseh, and they settled in it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Moses gave Gilead to the clan of Machir son of Manasseh, and they settled in it.

American Standard Version
And Moses gave Gilead unto Machir the son of Manasseh; and he dwelt therein.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Moshe gave Gelad to Mekir, son of Menasheh, and he dwelt in it.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Moses gave Galaad to Machir the son of Manasse, and he dwelt there.

Contemporary English Version
So Moses gave the Machirites the region of Gilead, and they settled there.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Moses gave the land of Galaad to Machir the son of Manasses, and he dwelt in it.

English Revised Version
And Moses gave Gilead unto Machir the son of Manasseh; and he dwelt therein.

Good News Translation
So Moses gave Gilead to the clan of Machir, and they lived there.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Moses gave Gilead to the people of Machir (the descendants of Manasseh), and they lived there.

International Standard Version
That's why Moses gave Gilead to Manasseh's son Machir, who lived there at the time.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Moses gave Gilead unto Machir the son of Manasseh; and he dwelt therein.

Literal Standard Version
and Moses gives Gilead to Machir son of Manasseh, and he dwells in it.

NET Bible
So Moses gave Gilead to Machir, son of Manasseh, and he lived there.

New Heart English Bible
Moses gave Gilead to Makir the son of Manasseh; and he lived in it.

World English Bible
Moses gave Gilead to Machir the son of Manasseh; and he lived therein.

Young's Literal Translation
and Moses giveth Gilead to Machir son of Manasseh, and he dwelleth in it.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Tribes East of the Jordan
39The descendants of Machir son of Manasseh went to Gilead, captured it, and drove out the Amorites who were there. 40So Moses gave Gilead to the clan of Machir son of Manasseh, and they settled there. 41Jair, a descendant of Manasseh, went and captured their villages and called them Havvoth-jair.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 3:12
So at that time we took possession of this land. To the Reubenites and Gadites I gave the land beyond Aroer along the Arnon Valley, and half the hill country of Gilead, along with its cities.

Deuteronomy 3:13
To the half-tribe of Manasseh I gave the rest of Gilead and all of Bashan, the kingdom of Og. (The entire region of Argob, the whole territory of Bashan, used to be called the land of the Rephaim.)

Deuteronomy 3:15
To Machir I gave Gilead,

Joshua 17:1
Now this was the allotment for the tribe of Manasseh as Joseph's firstborn son, namely for Machir the firstborn of Manasseh and father of the Gileadites, who had received Gilead and Bashan because Machir was a man of war.


Treasury of Scripture

And Moses gave Gilead to Machir the son of Manasseh; and he dwelled therein.

Deuteronomy 3:13-15
And the rest of Gilead, and all Bashan, being the kingdom of Og, gave I unto the half tribe of Manasseh; all the region of Argob, with all Bashan, which was called the land of giants…

Joshua 13:29-31
And Moses gave inheritance unto the half tribe of Manasseh: and this was the possession of the half tribe of the children of Manasseh by their families…

Joshua 17:1
There was also a lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the firstborn of Joseph; to wit, for Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead: because he was a man of war, therefore he had Gilead and Bashan.









Verse 40. - And he dwelt therein. This expression does not necessarily look beyond the lifetime of Moses, although it would be more naturally taken as doing so. In chapter Numbers 20:1 יֵֶּשב is used of the "abiding" of Israel at Kadesh.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

gave
וַיִּתֵּ֤ן (way·yit·tên)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

Gilead
הַגִּלְעָ֔ד (hag·gil·‘āḏ)
Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 1568: Gilead -- a region in Palestine, also the name of several Israelites

to the clan of Machir
לְמָכִ֖יר (lə·mā·ḵîr)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4353: Machir -- two Israelites

son
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Manasseh,
מְנַשֶּׁ֑ה (mə·naš·šeh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4519: Manasseh -- 'causing to forget', a son of Joseph, also a king of Judah, also two Israelites

and they settled there.
וַיֵּ֖שֶׁב (way·yê·šeḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry


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