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Bridgeway Bible Commentary
Numbers 36

 

 

Verses 1-13

A question about tribal land (36:1-13)

Concerning the issue raised earlier by the daughters of Zelophehad, the decision was that where a man died without sons, his inheritance could pass to his daughters (see 27:1-11). Leaders of Manasseh, the tribe to which these women belonged, feared that the land they had just won (see 32:39-42) might be lost to other tribes if the daughters of Zelophehad married men from other tribes (36:1-4). To prevent such a transfer of land, Moses introduced a law to ensure that if, in such a case, a woman married, she had to marry within her own tribe (5-13).

 


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Flemming, Donald C. "Commentary on Numbers 36:4". "Brideway Bible Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bbc/numbers-36.html. 2005.

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Monday, September 16th, 2019
the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
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