Numbers 32:16

“And they came near unto him, and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Numbers 32:16

ΒΆ And they came neere vnto him, and said, Wee will build sheepfoldes here for our cattell, and cities for our litle ones.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then they came near to him and said, "We will build here sheepfolds for our livestock and cities for our little ones;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they came near unto him, and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then they came to him, and said, We will make safe places for our cattle here, and towns for our little ones;
- Basic English Bible

And they drew near to him, and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones;
- Darby Bible

And they came near to him, and said, We will build sheep-folds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones:
- Webster's Bible

They came near to him, and said, "We will build sheepfolds here for our livestock, and cities for our little ones:
- World English Bible

And they come nigh unto him, and say, `Folds for the flock we build for our cattle here, and cities for our infants;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they came near unto him, and said: 'We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Numbers 32:16

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 32:16


32:15 All this people - Who being moved by your counsel and example, will refuse to go over Jordan.

32:17 We ourselves - Either all, or as many as shall be thought necessary, leaving only so many as may be necessary to provide for the sustenance and defence of our wives and children here.


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