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Numbers 36:1

Inheritance of Zelophehad’s Daughters

36:1–12pp—Nu 27:1–11

36 The family heads of the clan of Gileade son of Makir,f the son of Manasseh, who were from the clans of the descendants of Joseph,g came and spoke before Moses and the leaders,h the heads of the Israelite families.

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Numbers 36:1 — English Standard Version (ESV)

The heads of the fathers’ houses of the clan of the people of Gilead the son of Machir, son of Manasseh, from the clans of the people of Joseph, came near and spoke before Moses and before the chiefs, the heads of the fathers’ houses of the people of Israel.

Numbers 36:1 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And the chief fathers of the families of the children of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of the sons of Joseph, came near, and spake before Moses, and before the princes, the chief fathers of the children of Israel:

Numbers 36:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Then the heads of the clans of Gilead—descendants of Makir, son of Manasseh, son of Joseph—came to Moses and the family leaders of Israel with a petition.

Numbers 36:1 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Now the chief fathers of the families of the children of Gilead the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of the sons of Joseph, came near and spoke before Moses and before the leaders, the chief fathers of the children of Israel.

Numbers 36:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

The leaders of Gilead’s family group went to talk to Moses and the leaders of the families of Israel. (Gilead was the son of Makir, the son of Manasseh, the son of Joseph.)

Numbers 36:1 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And the heads of the fathers’ houses of the family of the children of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of the sons of Joseph, came near, and spake before Moses, and before the princes, the heads of the fathers’ houses of the children of Israel:

Numbers 36:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And the chief fathers of families of the sons of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of the sons of Joseph, came near, and spoke before Moses, and before the princes, the chief fathers of the children of Israel:

Numbers 36:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The heads of the households whose families were descended from Gilead, son of Machir and grandson of Manasseh, (families of Joseph’s descendants) came and spoke to Moses and the leaders of the other Israelite households.

Numbers 36:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The family leaders from the clan of the descendants of Gilead—the son of Machir, son of Manasseh —who were from the clans of the sons of Joseph, approached and addressed Moses and the leaders who were over the Israelite families.

Numbers 36:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The heads of the ancestral houses of the clans of the descendants of Gilead son of Machir son of Manasseh, of the Josephite clans, came forward and spoke in the presence of Moses and the leaders, the heads of the ancestral houses of the Israelites;

Numbers 36:1 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

The leaders of the families of the clans of descendants of Gilead the son of Makir, the son of Manasseh, of the clans of the descendants of Joseph came near and spoke before Moses and before the leaders of the families of the Israelites.

Numbers 36:1 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

The heads of the families of Gilead came to Moses. Gilead was the son of Makir. The family heads were from the tribe of Manasseh. So they were in the family line of Joseph. They spoke to Moses in front of the leaders of the families of Israel.

Numbers 36:1 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

And the heads of the fathers households of the family of the sons of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of the sons of Joseph, came near and spoke before Moses and before the leaders, the heads of the fathers households of the sons of Israel,