And I gave
A primitive root; to give
, used with great latitude of application (put
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 12562
Apparently contracted from H0226
in the demonstrative sense of entity
; properly self
(but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even
Probably from H1567
, a region East of the Jordan; also the name of three Israelites.
, an Israelite.
_ _ I gave Gilead unto Machir It was only the half of Gilead (Deuteronomy 3:12, Deuteronomy 3:13) which was given to the descendants of Machir, who was now dead.
Gilead That is, the half part of Gilead. To Machir That is, unto the children of Machir, son of Manasseh, for Machir was now dead.
Genesis 50:23 And Joseph saw Ephraim's children of the third [generation]: the children also of Machir the son of Manasseh were brought up upon Joseph's knees.
Numbers 26:29 Of the sons of Manasseh: of Machir, the family of the Machirites: and Machir begat Gilead: of Gilead [come] the family of the Gileadites.
Numbers 32:39-40 And the children of Machir the son of Manasseh went to Gilead, and took it, and dispossessed the Amorite which [was] in it. ... And Moses gave Gilead unto Machir the son of Manasseh; and he dwelt therein.
Joshua 17:1-3 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. ... But Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, had no sons, but daughters: and these [are] the names of his daughters, Mahlah, and Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah.
Joshua 22:7 Now to the [one] half of the tribe of Manasseh Moses had given [possession] in Bashan: but unto the [other] half thereof gave Joshua among their brethren on this side Jordan westward. And when Joshua sent them away also unto their tents, then he blessed them,
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