17 But we will arm ourselves for battle[a] and go ahead of the Israelites(A) until we have brought them to their place.(B) Meanwhile our women and children will live in fortified cities, for protection from the inhabitants of the land.

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 32:17 Septuagint; Hebrew will be quick to arm ourselves

18 We will not return to our homes until each of the Israelites has received their inheritance.(A)

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29 He said to them, “If the Gadites and Reubenites, every man armed for battle, cross over the Jordan with you before the Lord, then when the land is subdued before you,(A) you must give them the land of Gilead as their possession.(B)

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