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Numbers 32:36 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and Beth-nimrah, and Beth-haran: fortified cities, and folds for sheep.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Bethnimrah, and Bethharan, fenced cities: and folds for sheep.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and Beth-nimrah and Beth-haran as fortified cities, and sheepfolds for sheep.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Beth-nimrah, and Beth-haran, fortified cities: and folds for sheep.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and Beth-Nimrah, and Beth-haran, strong cities, and sheepfolds.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and Beth-nimrah, and Beth-haran,—fortified cities, and folds for flocks.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Beth-Nimrah, and Beth-Haran, cities of defence, and sheepfolds.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Bethnemra, and Betharan, fenced cities, and folds for their cattle.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Bethnimrah, and Bethharan, fenced cities: and foldes for sheepe.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— and Namram, and Baetharan, strong cities, and folds for sheep.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Beth Nimrah, and Beth Haran, fenced cities: and folds for sheep.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And B Nimr בֵּית־נִמרָה, 1039
{1039} Prime
בֵּית נִמְרָה
Beyth Nimrah
{bayth nim-raw'}
From H1004 and the feminine of H5246; house of (the) leopard; Beth-Nimrah, a place east of the Jordan.
and B Hrn בֵּית־הָרָן, 1028
{1028} Prime
בֵּית הָרָן
Beyth ha-Ran
{bayth haw-rawn'}
Probably for H1027; Beth-ha-ran, a place East of the Jordan.
fenced 4013
{4013} Prime
מִבְצָר
mibtsar
{mib-tsawr'}
From H1219; a fortification, castle, or fortified city; figuratively a defender.
cities: 5892
{5892} Prime
עִיר
`iyr
{eer}
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
and folds 1448
{1448} Prime
גְּדֵרָה
g@derah
{ghed-ay-raw'}
Feminine of H1447; inclosure (especially for flocks).
for sheep. 6629
{6629} Prime
צֹאן
tso'n
{tsone}
From an unused root meaning to migrate; a collective name for a flock (of sheep or goats); also figuratively (of men).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 32:34-36.


Numbers 32:35-38

_ _ Atroth, Shophan, and Jaazer, etc. — Jaazer, near a famed fountain, Ain Hazier, the waters of which flow into Wady Schaib, about fifteen miles from Hesbon. Beth-nimrah, now Nimrin; Heshbon, now Hesban; Elealeh (Hebrew, “the high”), now Elaal; Kirjathaim (Hebrew, “the double city”); Nebo, now Neba, near the mountain of that name; Baal-meon, now Myoun, in ruins, where was a temple of Baal (Joshua 13:17; Jeremiah 48:23); Shibmah, or Shebam (Numbers 32:3), near Heshbon, famous for vines (Isaiah 16:9, Isaiah 16:10; Jeremiah 48:32).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 32:28-42.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Bethnimrah:
Probably the same as Nimrim in
Jeremiah 48:34 From the cry of Heshbon [even] unto Elealeh, [and even] unto Jahaz, have they uttered their voice, from Zoar [even] unto Horonaim, [as] an heifer of three years old: for the waters also of Nimrim shall be desolate.
, and the Bethnabris mentioned by Eusebius, five miles north from Livias. Burckhardt says, that "in the valley of the Jordan, south of Abou Obeida, are the ruins of Nemrim, probably the Beth-nimrah of the Scriptures."
Numbers 32:3 Ataroth, and Dibon, and Jazer, and Nimrah, and Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Shebam, and Nebo, and Beon,
, Nimrah

fenced cities:

Numbers 32:24 Build you cities for your little ones, and folds for your sheep; and do that which hath proceeded out of your mouth.
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