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daughters. Compare Numbers 26:33 .Joshua 17:3 .
door = entrance.
tabernacle = tent. Hebrew. 'ohel. App-40 .
died. Compare Numbers 26:64 , Numbers 26:65 .
Why . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
spake. See note on Numbers 1:1 .
shalt surely give. Hebrew "a giving thou shalt give". Figure of speech Polyptoton ( App-6 ), for emphasis. See note on Genesis 26:28 . This command obeyed in Joshua 17:4 .
children = sons.
unto his kinsman. Compare note on Leviticus 18:6 .
a statute of judgment: or, regulative statute. Compare Numbers 35:29 .
as = according to what.
Aaron. Compare Numbers 20:24 .
rebelled. Compare Numbers 20:24 .
My commandment. Hebrew "My mouth". Figure of speech Metonymy (of Cause), App-6 , "mouth" put for what is spoken by it.
water. Compare Exodus 17:7 . Of another Meribah.
God = Elohim. God, the Creator of men and the spirits of men (Genesis 2:7 ), Who giveth the spirit to man, and takes it to Himself again (Ecclesiastes 12:7 ), and Who giveth all the gifts of the Spirit (1 Corinthians 14:12 ).
spirits. Plural of Hebrew. ruach. See App-9 .
set = or visit: i.e. provide and appoint. man. Hebrew 'is h . See App-14 .
go out . . . go in. Figure of speech Synecdoche (of Species), App-6 , put for life in general, especially all official movements, and actions.
Joshua. See note on Exodus 17:9 .
spirit. Hebrew. ruach ( App-9 ). Put here by the Figure of speech Metonymy (of Cause), App-6 , for the gifts of the Holy Spirit: here, a spirit of "wisdom" (Deuteronomy 34:9 ).
Eleazar the priest: because he had the breastplate with Urim and Thummim, and could alone give Joshua the decision or "judgment" of Jehovah.
he shall stand = take his stand. Hebrew. 'amad, as Numbers 27:2 .
counsel. Supply Ellipsis with the word "judgment" from next clause.
for = by.
after = for.
judgment = decision.
Urim = the Urim. See note on Ex. Numbers 28:30 .
at his word = at the mouth: i.e. of the Urim.
word = commandment or instruction, "word" put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6 , for what is spoken by the mouth.
commanded = spake. See note on Numbers 1:1 .
by the hand. Figure of speech Metonymy (of Cause), App-6 :. by the instrumentality or agency of the hand.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Numbers 27". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/
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