1 Then athe daughters of Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of Manasseh the son of Joseph, came near; and these are bthe names of his daughters: Mahlah, Noah and Hoglah and Milcah and Tirzah.
3 “Our father adied in the wilderness, yet he was not among the company of those who gathered themselves together against the Lord in the company of Korah; but he died in his own sin, and bhe had no sons.
5 aSo Moses brought their case before the Lord.
7 “aThe daughters of Zelophehad are right in their statements. You shall surely give them a hereditary possession among their father’s brothers, and you shall transfer the inheritance of their father to them.
11 ‘If his father has no brothers, then you shall give his inheritance to his nearest relative in his own family, and he shall possess it; and it shall be a astatutory ordinance to the sons of Israel, just as the Lord commanded Moses.’ ”
14 for in the wilderness of Zin, during the strife of the congregation, ayou rebelled against My 1command 2to treat Me as holy before their eyes at the water.” (These are the waters of Meribah of Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin.)
15 Then Moses spoke to the Lord, saying,
16 “aMay the Lord, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the congregation,
19 and have him stand before Eleazar the priest and before all the congregation, and acommission him in their sight.
20 “You shall put some of your 1authority on him, in order that all the congregation of the sons of Israel may obey him.
21 “Moreover, he shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall inquire for him aby the judgment of the Urim before the Lord. At his 1command they shall go out and at his 1command they shall come in, both he and the sons of Israel with him, even all the congregation.”
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