Numbers 27 ©
The daughters of Zelophehad entreat for an inheritance. The law of inheritances. Moses is told of his death. He pleadeth for a successor. 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.
¶And Moses spake unto the LORD, saying,
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: