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Numbers 24:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— How goodly are thy tents, O Jacob, Thy tabernacles, O Israel!
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— How goodly are thy tents, O Jacob, [and] thy tabernacles, O Israel!
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— How fair are your tents, O Jacob, Your dwellings, O Israel!
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— How goodly are thy tents, O Jacob, [and] thy tabernacles, O Israel!
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— How goodly are thy tents, Jacob, and thy tabernacles, Israel!
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— How pleasing are thy tents, O Jacob,—Thy habitations, O Israel:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— How good have been thy tents, O Jacob, Thy tabernacles, O Israel;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— How beautiful are thy tabernacles O Jacob, and thy tents, O Israel!
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— How goodly are thy tents, O Iacob, [and] thy Tabernacles, O Israel!
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— How goodly [are] thy habitations, Jacob, and thy tents, Israel!
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— How goodly are thy tents, O Yaaqov, [and] thy tabernacles, O Yisrael!

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
How x4100
(4100) Complement
מָּה
mah
{maw}
A primitive particle; properly interrogitive what? (including how?, why? and when?); but also exclamations like what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjugational senses.
goodly 2895
{2895} Prime
טוֹב
towb
{tobe}
A primitive root, to be (transitively do or make) good (or well) in the widest sense.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
are thy tents, 168
{0168} Prime
אֹהֶל
'ohel
{o'-hel}
From H0166; a tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance).
O Ya`kv יַעֲקֹב, 3290
{3290} Prime
יַעֲקֹב
Ya`aqob
{yah-ak-obe'}
From H6117; heel catcher (that is, supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch.
[and] thy tabernacles, 4908
{4908} Prime
מִשְׁכָּן
mishkan
{mish-kawn'}
From H7931; a residence (including a shepherd's hut, the lair of animals, figuratively the grave; also the Temple); specifically the Tabernacle (properly its wooden walls).
O Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל! 3478
{3478} Prime
יִשְׂרָאֵל
Yisra'el
{yis-raw-ale'}
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Numbers 24:5-7

_ _ How goodly are thy tents, ... O Israel! — a fine burst of admiration, expressed in highly poetical strains. All travellers describe the beauty which the circular area of Bedouin tents impart to the desert. How impressive, then, must have been the view, as seen from the heights of Abarim, of the immense camp of Israel extended over the subjacent plains.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 24:1-9.

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