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Numbers 1 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The Census of Israel’s Warriors

(cf. 2Sa 24:1–9; 1Ch 21:1–6 )
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:1 - Now the LORD spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tent of meeting, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they had come out of the land of Egypt, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:2 - “Take a [fn]census of all the congregation of the sons of Israel, by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, every male, head by head
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:3 - from twenty years old and upward, whoever is able to go to war in Israel. You and Aaron shall [fn]count them by their armies.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:4 - “With you, moreover, there shall be a man of each tribe, each one head of his father’s household.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:5 - “These then are the names of the men who shall stand with you: of the tribe of Reuben, Elizur the son of Shedeur;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:6 - of the tribe of Simeon, Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:7 - of the tribe of Judah, Nahshon the son of Amminadab;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:8 - of Issachar, Nethanel the son of Zuar;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:9 - of Zebulun, Eliab the son of Helon;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:10 - of the sons of Joseph: of Ephraim, Elishama the son of Ammihud; of Manasseh, Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:11 - of Benjamin, Abidan the son of Gideoni;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:12 - of Dan, Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:13 - of Asher, Pagiel the son of Ochran;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:14 - of Gad, Eliasaph the son of Deuel;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:15 - of Naphtali, Ahira the son of Enan.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:16 - “These are the men who were called from the congregation, the leaders of their fathers’ tribes; they were the heads of [fn]divisions of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:17 - So Moses and Aaron took these men who had been designated by name,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:18 - and they assembled all the congregation on the first day of the second month. Then they registered by ancestry in their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, head by head,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:19 - just as the LORD had commanded Moses. So he counted them in the wilderness of Sinai.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:20 - Now the sons of Reuben, Israel’s firstborn, their descendants by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, head by head, every male from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:21 - their numbered men of the tribe of Reuben were 46,500.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:22 - Of the sons of Simeon, their descendants by their families, by their fathers’ households, their numbered men, according to the number of names, head by head, every male from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:23 - their numbered men of the tribe of Simeon were 59,300.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:24 - Of the sons of Gad, their descendants by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:25 - their numbered men of the tribe of Gad were 45,650.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:26 - Of the sons of Judah, their descendants by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:27 - their numbered men of the tribe of Judah were 74,600.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:28 - Of the sons of Issachar, their descendants by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:29 - their numbered men of the tribe of Issachar were 54,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:30 - Of the sons of Zebulun, their descendants by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:31 - their numbered men of the tribe of Zebulun were 57,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:32 - Of the sons of Joseph, namely, of the sons of Ephraim, their descendants by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:33 - their numbered men of the tribe of Ephraim were 40,500.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:34 - Of the sons of Manasseh, their descendants by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:35 - their numbered men of the tribe of Manasseh were 32,200.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:36 - Of the sons of Benjamin, their descendants by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:37 - their numbered men of the tribe of Benjamin were 35,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:38 - Of the sons of Dan, their descendants by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:39 - their numbered men of the tribe of Dan were 62,700.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:40 - Of the sons of Asher, their descendants by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:41 - their numbered men of the tribe of Asher were 41,500.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:42 - Of the sons of Naphtali, their descendants by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:43 - their numbered men of the tribe of Naphtali were 53,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:44 - These are the ones who were numbered, whom Moses and Aaron counted, with the leaders of Israel, twelve men, each of whom was of his father’s household.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:45 - So all the numbered men of the sons of Israel by their fathers’ households, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go to war in Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:46 - all the numbered men were 603,550.

Levites Exempted

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:47 - The Levites, however, were not counted among them by their fathers’ tribe.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:48 - For the LORD had spoken to Moses, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:49 - “Only the tribe of Levi you shall not count, nor shall you take their [fn]census among the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:50 - “And you shall appoint the Levites over the [fn]tabernacle of the testimony, and over all its furnishings and over everything that belongs to it. They shall carry the tabernacle and all its furnishings, and they shall take care of it; they shall also camp around the [fn]tabernacle.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:51 - “So when the tabernacle is to move on, the Levites shall take it down; and when the tabernacle encamps, the Levites shall set it up. But the [fn]layman who comes near it shall be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:52 - “So the sons of Israel shall camp, each man by his own camp, and each man by his own [fn]flag, according to their armies.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:53 - “But the Levites shall camp around the tabernacle of the testimony, so that there will be no divine wrath against the congregation of the sons of Israel. So the Levites shall be responsible for service to the tabernacle of the testimony.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:54 - And the sons of Israel did so; in accordance with all that the LORD had commanded Moses, so they did.
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit sum
Lit muster, and so throughout the ch
Lit thousands; or clans
Lit sum
Lit dwelling place, and so throughout the ch
Lit dwelling place, and so throughout the ch
Lit stranger
Or division
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