And carry these ten cheeses unto the captain of their thousand, and look how your brethren fare, and bring back a token.
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George Leo Haydock
Cheeses. Hebrew, "of milk. "Septuagint, "pieces of soft cheese: "érts is no where else used to denote cheese. This was a present (Calmet) for (Hebrew) "the Chili arch. "
Placed, who is their immediate officer. (Haydock)
Hebrew, "how they are mixed: "their company. Septuagint, "what they stand in need of. "Symmachus, "Thou shalt receive their pay. "Syriac and Arabic, "what news. "Others would translate, "their pledge "or bill of divorce to their wives, that, in case they be made prisoners for three years, the latter may be allowed to marry. (Trad. Heb.) (Calmet)