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E.W. 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 Lev 25.

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 36:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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