Numbers 27 ©
1 The daughters of Zelophehad entreat for an inheritance. 6 The law of inheritances. 12 Moses is told of his death. 15 He pleadeth for a successor. 18 Joshua is appointed to succeed him.
And bthey stood before Moses, and before Eleazar the priest, and before the princes and all the congregation, by the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, saying,
¶And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a man die, and have no son, then ye shall cause his inheritance to pass unto his daughter.
And if he have no daughter, then ye shall give his inheritance unto his brethren.
And if he have no brethren, then ye shall give his inheritance unto his father's brethren.
For ye lrebelled against my commandment in the desert of Zin, in the strife of the congregation, to sanctify me at the water before their eyes: that is the mwater of Meribah in Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin.
¶And Moses spake unto the LORD, saying,
Which omay go out before them, and which may go in before them, and which may lead them out, and which may bring them in; that the congregation of the LORD be not pas sheep which have no shepherd.
And he shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall uask counsel for him after the judgment of Urim before the LORD: at his word shall they go out, and at his word they shall come in, both he, and all the children of Israel with him, even all the congregation.
And Moses did as the LORD commanded him: and he took Joshua, and set him before Eleazar the priest, and before all the congregation: