Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

To the larger group you shall increase their inheritance, and to the smaller group you shall diminish their inheritance; each shall be given their inheritance according to those who were numbered of them.

King James Version

To many thou shalt give the more inheritance, and to few thou shalt give the less inheritance: to every one shall his inheritance be given according to those that were numbered of him.

Holman Bible

Increase the inheritance for a large tribe and decrease it for a small one. Each is to be given its inheritance according to those who were registered in it.

International Standard Version

The more there are in number, you are to increase their inheritance, and the less there are in number, you are to decrease their inheritance. You are to provide an inheritance to each based on the size of their family,

A Conservative Version

To the many thou shall give more inheritance, and to the few thou shall give less inheritance: to each one according to those who were numbered of him shall his inheritance be given.

American Standard Version

To the more thou shalt give the more inheritance, and to the fewer thou shalt give the less inheritance: to every one according to those that were numbered of him shall his inheritance be given.

Amplified

To the larger tribe you shall give the larger inheritance, and to the smaller tribe the smaller inheritance; each tribe shall be given its inheritance according to its numbers.

Bible in Basic English

To those families who are more in number, give a greater heritage; to those who are less in number, a smaller part: to every one let the heritage be given in relation to the number in his family.

Darby Translation

to the many thou shalt increase their inheritance, and to the few thou shalt diminish their inheritance; to every one shall his inheritance be given according to those that were numbered of him.

Julia Smith Translation

To the many thou shalt mutiply his inheritance, and to the few thou shalt diminish his inheritance: to each according to his reviewing his inheritance shall be given.

King James 2000

To many you shall give the more inheritance, and to few you shall give the less inheritance: to every one shall his inheritance be given according to those that were numbered of him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the larger group you must increase their inheritance, and for the smaller group you must make smaller their inheritance; each must be given {their} inheritance according to the number of the ones counted of them.

Modern King James verseion

To many you shall give the more inheritance, and to few you shall give the less inheritance; each by the mouth of his numbered ones shall be given his inheritance.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

to many, thou shalt give the more inheritance; and to few, the less. To every tribe shall the inheritance be given according to the number thereof.

NET Bible

To a larger group you will give a larger inheritance, and to a smaller group you will give a smaller inheritance. To each one its inheritance must be given according to the number of people in it.

New Heart English Bible

To the more you shall give the more inheritance, and to the fewer you shall give the less inheritance: to everyone according to those who were numbered of him shall his inheritance be given.

The Emphasized Bible

For the large one, thou shalt make large his inheritance, and for the small one, thou shalt make small his inheritance, - unto each one, in proportion to them who were numbered of him, shall he given his inheritance.

Webster

To many thou shalt give the more inheritance, and to few thou shalt give the less inheritance: to every one shall his inheritance be given, according to those that were numbered of him.

World English Bible

To the more you shall give the more inheritance, and to the fewer you shall give the less inheritance: to everyone according to those who were numbered of him shall his inheritance be given.

Youngs Literal Translation

to the many thou dost increase their inheritance, and to the few thou dost diminish their inheritance; to each according to his numbered ones is given his inheritance.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To many
רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

thou shalt give the more
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

נחלה 
Nachalah 
נחלה 
Nachalah 
Usage: 222
Usage: 222

and to few
מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

thou shalt give the less
מעט 
Ma`at 
Usage: 22

to every one
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

נחלה 
Nachalah 
Usage: 222

be given
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

References

Easton

Context Readings

The Second Census

53 Among these the land shall be divided for an inheritance according to the number of names. 54 To the larger group you shall increase their inheritance, and to the smaller group you shall diminish their inheritance; each shall be given their inheritance according to those who were numbered of them. 55 But the land shall be divided by lot. They shall receive their inheritance according to the names of the tribes of their fathers.



Cross References

Numbers 33:54

You shall inherit the land by lot according to your families; to the larger you shall give more inheritance, and to the smaller you shall give less inheritance. Wherever the lot falls to anyone, that shall be his. You shall inherit according to the tribes of your fathers.

Numbers 32:3

Ataroth, Dibon, Jazer, Nimrah, Heshbon, Elealeh, Sebam, Nebo and Beon,

Numbers 32:5

They said, “If we have found favor in your sight, let this land be given to your servants as a possession; do not take us across the Jordan.”

Joshua 17:14

Then the sons of Joseph spoke to Joshua, saying, “Why have you given me only one lot and one portion for an inheritance, since I am a numerous people whom the Lord has thus far blessed?”

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