JOSHUA 22:15

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And they came unto the children of Reuben, and to the children of Gad, and to the half tribe of Manasseh, unto the land of Gilead, and they spake with them, saying,”

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Joshua 22:15 Translation & Meaning

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And they came וַיָּבֹ֜אוּ To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) came
unto אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
the children בְּנֵֽי A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) children
of Reuben, רְאוּבֵ֧ן Reuben, a son of Jacob Reuben
and to וְאֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to and to
the children בְּנֵי A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) children
of Gad, גָ֛ד Gad, a son of Jacob, including his tribe and its territory; also a prophet Gad
and to וְאֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to and to
the half חֲצִ֥י The half or middle half
tribe שֵֽׁבֶט A scion, i.e., (literally) a stick (for punishing, writing, fighting, ruling, walking, etc.) or (figuratively) a clan tribe
of Manasseh, מְנַשֶּׁ֖ה Menashsheh, a grandson of Jacob, also the tribe descended from him, and its territory Manasseh
unto אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
the land אֶ֣רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land
of Gilead, הַגִּלְעָ֑ד Gilad, a region East of the Jordan; also the name of three Israelites Gilead
and they spake וַיְדַבְּר֥וּ Perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue spake
with אִתָּ֖ם Properly, nearness (used only as a preposition or an adverb), near; hence, generally, with, by, at, among, etc with
them, saying, לֵאמֹֽר׃ To say (used with great latitude) saying

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  • 13  And the children of Israel sent unto the children of Reuben, and to the children of Gad, and to the half tribe of Manasseh, into the land of Gilead, Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest,

  • 14  And with him ten princes, of each chief house a prince throughout all the tribes of Israel; and each one was an head of the house of their fathers among the thousands of Israel.

  • 15  And they came unto the children of Reuben, and to the children of Gad, and to the half tribe of Manasseh, unto the land of Gilead, and they spake with them, saying,

  • 16  Thus saith the whole congregation of the Lord, What trespass is this that ye have committed against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following the Lord, in that ye have builded you an altar, that ye might rebel this day against the Lord?

  • 17  Is the iniquity of Peor too little for us, from which we are not cleansed until this day, although there was a plague in the congregation of the Lord,




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