Numbers 26:56

“According to the lot shall the possession thereof be divided between many and few.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

According to the lot shall the possession thereof be diuided betweene many and few.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"According to the selection by lot, their inheritance shall be divided between the larger and the smaller {groups.}"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

According to the lot shall their inheritance be divided between the more and the fewer.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As it is ordered by the decision of the Lord, let distribution be made between those who are more in number and those who are less.
- Basic English Bible

according to lot shall his inheritance be divided to each, be they many or few in number.
- Darby Bible

According to the lot shall the possession of it be divided between many and few.
- Webster's Bible

According to the lot shall their inheritance be divided between the more and the fewer."
- World English Bible

according to the lot is their inheritance apportioned between many and few.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

According to the lot shall their inheritance be divided between the more and the fewer.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 26:56


26:56 Many and few - That share, which shall by lot fall to each tribe, shall be distributed to the several families and persons in such proportions as their numbers shall require.


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