1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1 The Midianites are spoiled, and Balaam slain. 13 Moses is wroth with the officers for saving the women alive. 19 How the soldiers, with their captives and spoil, are to be purified. 25 The proportion whereby the prey is to be divided. 48 The voluntary oblation unto the treasury of the LORD.
31:2 'Execute the vengeance of the sons of Israel against the Midianitesafterwards thou art gathered unto thy people.'
31:4 a thousand for a tribea thousand for a tribe, to all the tribes of Israelye do send to the host.'
31:5 And there are given out of the thousands of Israel a thousand for a tribe, twelve thousand armed ones of the host;
31:6 and Moses sendeth them, a thousand for a tribe, to the host, them and Phinehas son of Eleazar the priest, to the host; and the holy vessels, and the trumpets of the shouting, in his hand.
31:8 and the kings of Midian they have slain, besides their pierced ones, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, five kings of Midian; and Balaam son of Beor, they have slain with the sword.
31:9 And the sons of Israel take captive the women of Midian, and their infants; and all their cattle, and all their substance, and all their wealth they have plundered;
31:10 and all their cities, with their habitations, and all their towers, they have burnt with fire.
31:11 And they take all the spoil, and all the prey, among man and among beast;
31:12 and they bring in, unto Moses, and unto Eleazar the priest, and unto the company of the sons of Israel, the captives, and the prey, and the spoil, unto the camp, unto the plains of Moab, which [are] by Jordan, [near] Jericho.
31:13 ¶ And Moses, and Eleazar the priest, and all the princes of the company, go out to meet them, unto the outside of the camp,
31:14 and Moses is wroth against the inspectors of the force, chiefs of the thousands, and chiefs of the hundreds, who are coming in from the host of the battle.
31:15 And Moses saith unto them, 'Have ye kept alive every female?
31:17 'And now, slay ye every male among the infants, yea, every woman known of man by the lying of a male ye have slain;
31:18 and all the infants among the women, who have not known the lying of a male, ye have kept alive for yourselves.
31:19 'And ye, encamp ye at the outside of the camp seven daysany who hath slain a person, and any who hath come against a pierced one, ye cleanse yourselves on the third day, and on the seventh dayye and your captives;
31:20 and every garment, and every skin vessel, and every work of goats' [hair], and every wooden vessel, ye yourselves cleanse.'
31:22 only, the gold, and the silver, the brass, the iron, the tin, and the lead,
31:23 every thing which may go into fire, ye cause to pass over through fire, and it hath been clean; only, with the water of separation it is cleansed, and all that may not go into fire, ye cause to pass over through water;
31:24 and ye have washed your garments on the seventh day, and have been clean, and afterwards ye come in unto the camp.'
31:26 'Take up the sum of the prey of the captives, among man and among beast, thou, and Eleazar the priest, and the heads of the fathers of the company;
31:27 and thou hast halved the prey between those handling the battle who go out to the host and all the company;
31:30 'And from the sons of Israel's half thou dost take one possession out of fifty, of man, of the herd, of the asses, and of the flock, of all the cattle, and thou hast given them to the Levites keeping the charge of the tabernacle of Jehovah.'
31:32 And the prey, the residue of the spoil which the people of the host have spoiled, is of the flock six hundred thousand, and seventy thousand, and five thousand;
31:33 and of the herd two and seventy thousand;
31:34 and of asses one and sixty thousand;
31:35 and of human beingsof the women who have not known the lying of a maleall the persons [are] two and thirty thousand.
31:36 And the halfthe portion of those who go out into the hostthe number of the flock is three hundred thousand, and thirty thousand, and seven thousand and five hundred.
31:42 And of the sons of Israel's half, which Moses halved from the men who war
31:43 and the company's half is, of the flock three hundred thousand, and thirty thousand, seven thousand and five hundred;
31:44 and of the herd six and thirty thousand;
31:45 and of asses thirty thousand and five hundred;
31:46 and of human beings sixteen thousand
31:47 Moses taketh from the sons of Israel's half the one possession from the fifty, of man and of beast, and giveth them to the Levites keeping the charge of the tabernacle of Jehovah, as Jehovah hath commanded Moses.
31:48 ¶ And the inspectors whom the thousands of the host hath, (heads of the thousands and heads of the hundreds), draw near unto Moses,
31:49 and they say unto Moses, 'Thy servants have taken up the sum of the men of war who [are] with us, and not a man of us hath been missed;
31:51 And Moses receivethEleazar the priest alsothe gold from them, every made vessel,
31:53 (the men of the host have spoiled each for himself);
31:54 and Moses takethEleazar the priest alsothe gold from the heads of the thousands and of the hundreds, and they bring it in unto the tent of meetinga memorial for the sons of Israel before Jehovah.
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