Cerbie shoots himself in the foot regarding Numbers 31:18

So here is Cerbie’s latest embarrassment regarding Numbers 31:18.  He tried to appeal to some Bible translations which don’t use the word “children” for the Hebrew word “taph”, only to realize too late that this appeal actually backfires:

“But all the young girls who have not known man by lying with him keep alive for yourselves.“- esv

But save for yourselves every girl who has never slept with a man.- niv

But all the young women who have not had sexual intercourse with a man will be yours.-net


But the NET Bible says in the commentary the following:



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