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Numbers 32:16

    Numbers 32:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And they came near unto him, and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And they came near to him, and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And they came near unto him, and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then they came to him, and said, We will make safe places for our cattle here, and towns for our little ones;

    Webster's Revision

    And they came near unto him, and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones:

    World English Bible

    They came near to him, and said, "We will build sheepfolds here for our livestock, and cities for our little ones:

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And they came near unto him, and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones:

    Clarke's Commentary on Numbers 32:16

    We will build - cities for our little ones - It was impossible for these, numerous as they might be, to build cities and fortify them for the defense of their families in their absence. Calmet supposes they meant no more than repairing the cities of the Amorites which they had lately taken; which work might have been very easily accomplished in the time which they spent on this side of Jordan, before they went over with their brethren, to put them in possession of the land.