Numbers 31:5

“So there were delivered out of the thousands of Israel, a thousand of every tribe, twelve thousand armed for war.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So there were deliuered out of the thousands of Israel, a thousand of euery tribe, twelue thousand armed for warre.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So there were furnished from the thousands of Israel, a thousand from each tribe, twelve thousand armed for war.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So there were delivered, out of the thousands of Israel, a thousand of every tribe, twelve thousand armed for war.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So from the thousands of Israel a thousand were taken from every tribe, twelve thousand men armed for war.
- Basic English Bible

And there were levied out of the thousands of Israel, a thousand by tribe, twelve thousand armed for war.
- Darby Bible

So there were delivered out of the thousands of Israel, a thousand of every tribe, twelve thousand armed for war.
- Webster's Bible

So there were delivered, out of the thousands of Israel, a thousand of every tribe, twelve thousand armed for war.
- World English Bible

And there are given out of the thousands of Israel a thousand for a tribe, twelve thousand armed ones of the host;
- Youngs Literal Bible

So there were delivered, out of the thousands of Israel, a thousand of every tribe, twelve thousand armed for war.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 31:5


31:5 Twelve thousand - God would send no more, though it is apparent the Midianites were numerous and strong, because he would exercise their trust in him, and give them an earnest of their Canaanitish conquests.


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