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Numbers 26:56

    Numbers 26:56 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    According to the lot shall the possession thereof be divided between many and few.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    According to the lot shall the possession thereof be divided between many and few.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    According to the lot shall their inheritance be divided between the more and the fewer.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    As it is ordered by the decision of the Lord, let distribution be made between those who are more in number and those who are less.

    Webster's Revision

    According to the lot shall their inheritance be divided between the more and the fewer.

    World English Bible

    According to the lot shall their inheritance be divided between the more and the fewer."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    According to the lot shall their inheritance be divided between the more and the fewer.

    Definitions for Numbers 26:56

    Lot - Portion; destiny; fate.

    Barnes' Notes on Numbers 26:56

    According to the lot ... - This method was adopted not only in order to preclude jealousies and disputes, but also that the several tribes might regard the territories as determined for them by God Himself: compare Proverbs 16:33.

    Wesley's Notes on Numbers 26:56

    26:56 Many and few - That share, which shall by lot fall to each tribe, shall be distributed to the several families and persons in such proportions as their numbers shall require.