17:3 Now Zelophehad son of Hepher, son of Gilead, son of Makir, son of Manasseh, had no sons, only daughters. These are the names of his daughters: Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah. 17:4 They went before Eleazar the priest, Joshua son of Nun, and the leaders and said, “The Lord told Moses to assign us land among our relatives.” 1 So Joshua 2 assigned them land among their uncles, as the Lord had commanded. 3 17:5 Manasseh was allotted ten shares of land, 4 in addition to the land of Gilead and Bashan east of the Jordan, 17:6 for the daughters of Manasseh were assigned land among his sons. The land of Gilead belonged to the rest of the descendants of Manasseh.
1 tn Heb “The
2 tn Heb “he.” The referent is probably Joshua, although Eleazar is mentioned first in the preceding list.
3 tn Heb “and he assigned to them in accordance with the mouth [i.e., command] of the
4 tn Heb “and the allotted portions of Manasseh fell out ten.”