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Bible Commentaries

Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Numbers 36

Verse 1

chief fathers = heads.

sons. A special various reading called Sevir ( App-34 ), with Syriac, reads "son", as in Numbers 36:12 .

children = sons.

Verse 2

The LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .

my lord = Moses, to whom the commandment was given. Numbers 26:52 , Numbers 26:53 , &c.; Numbers 27:6 , Numbers 27:7 .

Verse 4

jubile. Compare Leviticus 25:0 .

Verse 5

word. Hebrew mouth. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Cause), App-6 , for what is spoken by it.

Verse 7

keep himself = cleave.

Verse 8

man. Hebrew. 'ish. App-14 .

Verse 13

These. This verse forms the closing Epilogue to the whole book of Numbers.

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Numbers 36". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.