22:30 When Phinehas the priest and the community leaders and clan leaders who accompanied him heard the defense of the Reubenites, Gadites, and the Manassehites, 1 they were satisfied. 2 22:31 Phinehas, son of Eleazar, the priest, said to the Reubenites, Gadites, and the Manassehites, 3 “Today we know that the Lord is among us, because you have not disobeyed the Lord in this. 4 Now 5 you have rescued the Israelites from the Lord’s judgment.” 6
1 tn Heb “the sons of Reuben, and the sons of Gad, and the sons of Manasseh.”
2 tn Heb “it was good in their eyes.”
3 tn Heb “the sons of Reuben, and the sons of Gad, and the sons of Manasseh.”
4 tn Heb “because you were not unfaithful with this unfaithfulness against the
5 tn On the use of אָז in a logical sense, see Waltke-O’Connor, Hebrew Syntax, 667.
6 tn Heb “the hand (i.e., power) of the