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Numbers 27:20

    Numbers 27:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And thou shalt put some of thine honour upon him, that all the congregation of the children of Israel may be obedient.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And you shall put some of your honor on him, that all the congregation of the children of Israel may be obedient.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And thou shalt put of thine honor upon him, that all the congregation of the children of Israel may obey.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And put your honour on him, so that all the children of Israel may be under his authority.

    Webster's Revision

    And thou shalt put of thine honor upon him, that all the congregation of the children of Israel may obey.

    World English Bible

    You shall put of your honor on him, that all the congregation of the children of Israel may obey.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And thou shalt put of thine honour upon him, that all the congregation of the children of Israel may obey.

    Clarke's Commentary on Numbers 27:20

    And thou shalt put, etc. - מחודך mechodecha, of thine honor or authority upon him. Thou shalt show to the whole congregation that thou hast associated him with thyself in the government of the people.

    Barnes' Notes on Numbers 27:20

    Of thine honor - i. e., of thy dignity and authority (compare Numbers 11:17, Numbers 11:28). Joshua was constituted immediately vice-leader under Moses, by way of introduction to his becoming chief after Moses' death.

    Wesley's Notes on Numbers 27:20

    27:20 Put some of thine honour - Thou shalt not now use him as a servant, but as a brother and thy partner in the government, that the people being used to obey him while Moses lived, might do it afterward the more chearfully.