5:16 Why do you remain among the sheepfolds,41
listening to the shepherds playing their pipes42 for their flocks?43
As for the clans of Reuben—there was intense searching of heart.
tn The meaning of the Hebrew word מִשְׁפְּתַיִם (mishpétayim) is uncertain. Some understand the word to mean “campfires.”
tn Or “whistling.”
tn Heb “listening to the pipe playing for the flocks.”