Add parallel Print Page Options

52 All the gold of the offering they offered up to the Lord from the commanders of thousands and the commanders of hundreds weighed 16,750 shekels.[a] 53 Each soldier had taken plunder for himself. 54 So Moses and Eleazar the priest received the gold from the commanders of thousands and commanders[b] of hundreds and brought it into the tent of meeting as a memorial[c] for the Israelites before the Lord.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Numbers 31:52 sn Or about 420 imperial pounds.
  2. Numbers 31:54 tn The Hebrew text does not repeat the word “commanders” here, but it is implied.
  3. Numbers 31:54 tn The purpose of the offering was to remind the Lord to remember Israel. But it would also be an encouragement for Israel as they remembered the great victory.
New English Translation (NET)

NET Bible® copyright ©1996-2017 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. http://netbible.com All rights reserved.

Bible Gateway Sponsors