Numbers 27:16
Good News Translation
"LORD God, source of all life, appoint, I pray, a man who can lead the people

New Revised Standard Version
“Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint someone over the congregation

Contemporary English Version
"You are the LORD God, and you know what is in everyone's heart. So I ask you to appoint a leader for Israel.

New American Bible
“May the LORD, the God of the spirits of all humanity, set over the community someone

Douay-Rheims Bible
May the Lord the God of the spirits of all flesh provide a man, that may be over this multitude:

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

May the Lord the God of the spirits of all flesh provide a man, that may be over this multitude:

go out

Deuteronomy 31:2 And he said to them: I am this day a hundred and twenty years old, I can no longer go out and come in, especially as the Lord also hath said to me: Thou shalt not pass over this Jordan.

1 Samuel 8:20 And we also will be like all nations: and our king shall judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles for us.

1 Samuel 18:13 Therefore Saul removed him from him, and made him a captain over a thousand men, and he went out and came in before the people.

2 Samuel 5:2 Moreover yesterday also and the day before, when Saul was king over us, thou wast he that did lead out and bring in Israel: and the Lord said to thee: Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be prince over Israel.

1 Kings 3:7 And now, O Lord God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David, my father: and I am but a child, and know not how to go out and come in;

2 Chronicles 1:10 Give me wisdom and knowledge that I may come in and go out before thy people: for who can worthily judge this thy people, which is so great?

John 10:3,4,9 To him the porter openeth: and the sheep hear his voice. And he calleth his own sheep by name and leadeth them out. . . .

as sheep

1 Kings 22:17 And he said: I saw all Israel scattered upon the hills, like sheep that have no shepherd; and the Lord said: These have no master: let every man of them return to his house in peace.

2 Chronicles 18:16 Then he said: I saw all Israel scattered in the mountains, like sheep without a shepherd: and the Lord said: These have no masters: let every man return to his own house in peace.

Ezekiel 34:5 And my sheep were scattered, because there was no shepherd and they became the prey of all the beasts of the field, and were scattered.

Zechariah 10:2 For the idols have spoken what was unprofitable, and the diviners have seen a lie, and the dreamers have spoken vanity: they comforted in vain: therefore they were led away as a flock: they shall be afflicted, because they have no shepherd.

Zechariah 13:7 Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that cleaveth to me, saith the Lord of hosts: strike the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn my hand to the little ones.

Matthew 9:36 And seeing the multitudes, he had compassion on them: because they were distressed, and lying like sheep that have no shepherd.

Matthew 10:6 But go ye rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

Matthew 15:24 And he answering, said: I was not sent but to the sheep, that are lost of the house of Israel.

Mark 6:34 And Jesus going out saw a great multitude: and he had compassion on them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd, and he began to teach them many things.

1 Peter 2:25 For you were as sheep going astray: but you are now converted to the shepherd and bishop of your souls.

Moses Requests a Successor
15And Moses answered him: 16May the Lord the God of the spirits of all flesh provide a man, that may be over this multitude:17And may go out and in before them, and may lead them out, or bring them in: lest the people of the Lord be as sheep without a shepherd.…
Cross References
Hebrews 12:9
Moreover, we have had fathers of our flesh for instructors, and we reverenced them. Shall we not much more obey the Father of spirits and live?

Numbers 16:22
They fell flat on their face, and said: O most mighty, the God of the spirits of all flesh, for one man's sin shall thy wrath rage against all?

Numbers 27:15
And Moses answered him:

2 Kings 11:8
And you shall compass him round about, having weapons in your hands: and if any man shall enter the precinct of the temple, let him be slain: and you shall be with the king, coming in and going out.

Ecclesiastes 12:7
And the dust return into its earth, from whence it was, and the spirit return to God, who gave it.

Jeremiah 32:27
Behold I am the Lord the God of all flesh: shall any thing be hard for me?

Jeremiah 38:16
Then king Sedecias swore to Jeremiah, in private, saying: As the Lord liveth, that, made us this soul, I will not put thee to death, nor will I deliver thee into the hands of these men that seek thy life.

Ezekiel 18:4
Behold all souls are mine: as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, the same shall die.

Numbers 27:15
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