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Numbers 26:53 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Unto these the land shall be divided for an inheritance according to the number of names.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Unto these the land shall be divided for an inheritance according to the number of names.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Among these the land shall be divided for an inheritance according to the number of names.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— To these the land shall be divided for an inheritance, according to the number of names.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Unto these shall the land be divided for an inheritance according to the number of the names;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Unto these, shall be apportioned the land, as an inheritance, by the number of names.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'To these is the land apportioned by inheritance, by the number of names;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— To these shall the land be divided for their possessions according to the number of names.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Unto these the land shall be diuided for an inheritance, according to the number of names.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— To these the land shall be divided, so that they may inherit according to the number of the names.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Unto these the land shall be divided for an inheritance according to the number of names.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Unto these x428
(0428) Complement
Prolonged from H0411; these or those.
the land 776
{0776} Prime
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
shall be divided 2505
{2505} Prime
A primitive root; to be smooth (figuratively); by implication (as smooth stones were used for lots) to apportion or separate.
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
for an inheritance 5159
{5159} Prime
From H5157 (in its usual sense); properly something inherited, that is, (abstractly) occupancy, or (concretely) an heirloom; generally an estate, patrimony or portion.
according to the number 4557
{4557} Prime
From H5608; a number, definitely (arithmetical) or indefinitely (large, innumerable; small, a few); also (abstractly) narration.
of names. 8034
{8034} Prime
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Numbers 26:53

_ _ the land shall be divided according to the number of names — The portion of each tribe was to be greater or less, according to its populousness.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 26:52-56.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Numbers 26:53

The land shall be divided — The land was divided into nine parts and an half, respect being had in such division to the goodness as well as to the largeness of the several portions, and the lot gave each tribe their part. Of names — Of persons, the share of each tribe was divided amongst the several families, to some more, to some less, according to the number of the persons of each family. And withal, if one of the portions proved too large or too little for the families and persons of that tribe, they might give part of their portion to another tribe, (as Simeon and Dan had part of Judah's share) or take away a part from the portion belonging to another tribe.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Genesis 12:2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:
Genesis 12:7 And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him.
Joshua 11:23 So Joshua took the whole land, according to all that the LORD said unto Moses; and Joshua gave it for an inheritance unto Israel according to their divisions by their tribes. And the land rested from war.
Joshua 14:1 And these [are the countries] which the children of Israel inherited in the land of Canaan, which Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of the fathers of the tribes of the children of Israel, distributed for inheritance to them.
Psalms 49:14 Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling.
Psalms 105:44 And gave them the lands of the heathen: and they inherited the labour of the people;
Ezekiel 47:22 And it shall come to pass, [that] ye shall divide it by lot for an inheritance unto you, and to the strangers that sojourn among you, which shall beget children among you: and they shall be unto you as born in the country among the children of Israel; they shall have inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel.
Daniel 7:27 And the kingdom and dominion, and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the saints of the most High, whose kingdom [is] an everlasting kingdom, and all dominions shall serve and obey him.
Matthew 5:5 Blessed [are] the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.
Revelation 5:10 And hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth.
Revelation 21:27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither [whatsoever] worketh abomination, or [maketh] a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.
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Gn 12:2, 7. Jsh 11:23; 14:1. Ps 49:14; 105:44. Ezk 47:22. Dn 7:27. Mt 5:5. Rv 5:10; 21:27.

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