Numbers 1 and 2

1:1 And the Lord spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sina, in the tabernacle of witness, on the first day of the second month, in the second year of their departure from the land of Egypt, saying,

1:2 Take the sum of all the congregation of Israel according to their kindreds, according to the houses of their fathers’ families, according to their number by their names, according to their heads: every male

1:3 from twenty years old and upwards, every one that goes forth in the forces of Israel, take account of them with their strength; thou and Aaron take account of them.

1:4 And with you there shall be each one of the rulers according to the tribe of each: they shall be according to the houses of their families.

1:5 And these are the names of the men who shall be present with you; of the tribe of Ruben, Elisur the son of Sediur.

1:6 Of Symeon, Salamiel the son of Surisadai.

1:7 Of Juda, Naasson the son of Aminadab.

1:8 Of Issachar, Nathanael the son of Sogar.

1:9 Of Zabulon, Eliab the son of Chaelon.

1:10 Of the sons of Joseph, of Ephraim, Elisama the son of Emiud: of Manasses, Gamaliel the son of Phadasur.

1:11 Of Benjamin, Abidan the son of Gadeoni.

1:12 Of Dan, Achiezer the son of Amisadai.

1:13 Of Aser, Phagaiel the son of Echran.

1:14 Of Gad, Elisaph the son of Raguel.

1:15 Of Nephthali, Achire the son of Aenan.

1:16 These were famous men of the congregation, heads of the tribes according to their families: these are heads of thousands in Israel.

1:17 And Moses and Aaron took these men who were called by name.

1:18 And they assembled all the congregation on the first day of the month in the second year; and they registered them after their lineage, after their families, after the number of their names, from twenty years old and upwards, every male according to their number:

1:19 as the Lord commanded Moses, so they were numbered in the wilderness of Sina.

1:20 And the sons of Ruben the first-born of Israel according to their kindreds, according to their divisions, according to the houses of their families, according to the number of their names, according to their heads, were– all males from twenty years old and upward, every one that went out with the host–

1:21 the numbering of them of the tribe of Ruben, was forty-six thousand and four hundred.

1:22 For the children of Symeon according to their kindreds, according to their divisions, according to the houses of their families, according to the number of their names, according to their polls, all males from twenty years old and upward, every one that goes out with the host,

1:23 the numbering of them of the tribe of Symeon, was fifty-nine thousand and three hundred.

1:24 For the sons of Gad according to their kindreds, according to their divisions, according to the houses of their families, according to the number of their names, according to their polls, all males from twenty years old and upward, every one that goes forth with the host,

1:25 the numbering of them of the tribe of Gad, was forty and five thousand and six hundred and fifty.

1:26 For the sons of Juda according to their kindreds, according to their divisions, according to the houses of their families, according to the number of their names, according to their polls, all males from twenty years old and upward, every one that goes forth with the host,

1:27 the numbering of them of the tribe of Juda, was seventy-four thousand and six hundred.

1:28 For the sons of Issachar according to their kindreds, according to their divisions, according to the houses of their families, according to the number of their names, according to their polls, all males from twenty years old and upward, every one that goes forth with the host,

1:29 the numbering of them of the tribe of Issachar, was fifty-four thousand and four hundred.

1:30 For the sons of Zabulon according to their kindreds, according to their divisions, according to the houses of their families, according to the number of their names, according to their polls, all males from twenty years old and upward, every one that goes out with the host,

1:31 the numbering of them of the tribe of Zabulon, was fifty-seven thousand and four hundred.

1:32 For the sons of Joseph, the sons of Ephraim, according to their kindreds, according to their divisions, according to the houses of their families, according to the number of their names, according o their polls, all males from twenty years old and upward, every one that goes out with the host,

1:33 the numbering of them of the tribe of Ephraim, was forty thousand and five hundred.

1:34 For the sons of Manasse according to their kindreds, according to their divisions, according to the houses of their families, according to the number of their names, according to their polls, all males from twenty years old and upward, every one that goes out with the host,

1:35 the numbering of them of the tribe of Manasse, was thirty-two thousand and two hundred.

1:36 For the sons of Benjamin according to their kindreds, according to their divisions, according to the houses of their families, according to the number of their names, according to their polls, every male from twenty years old and upward, every one that goes forth with the host,

1:37 the numbering of them of the tribe of Benjamin, was thirty-five thousand and four hundred.

1:38 For the sons of Dan according to their kindreds, according to their divisions, according to the houses of their families, according to the number of their names, according to their polls, all males from twenty years old and upward, every one that goes forth with the host,

1:39 the numbering of them of the tribe of Dan, was sixty and two thousand and seven hundred.

1:40 For the sons of Aser according to their kindreds, according to their divisions, according to the houses of their families, according to the number of their names, according to their polls, every male from twenty years old and upward, every one that goes forth with the host,

1:41 the numbering of them of the tribe of Aser, was forty and one thousand and five hundred.

1:42 For the sons of Nephthali according to their kindreds, according to their divisions, according to the houses of their families, according to the number of their names, according to their polls, every male from twenty years old and upward, every one who goes forth with the host,

1:43 the numbering of them of the tribe of Nephthali, was fifty-three thousand and four hundred.

1:44 This is the numbering which Moses and Aaron and the rulers of Israel, being twelve men, conducted: there was a man for each tribe, they were according to the tribe of the houses of their family.

1:45 And the whole numbering of the children of Israel with their host from twenty years old and upward, every one that goes out to set himself in battle array in Israel, came to

1:46 six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty.

1:47 But the Levites of the tribe of their family were not counted among the children of Israel.

1:48 And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

1:49 See, thou shalt not muster the tribe of Levi, and thou shalt not take their numbers, in the midst of the children of Israel.

1:50 And do thou set the Levites over the tabernacle of witness, and over all its furniture, and over all things that are in it; and they shall do service in it, and they shall encamp round about the tabernacle.

1:51 And in removing the tabernacle, the Levites shall take it down, and in pitching the tabernacle they shall set it up: and let the stranger that advances [to touch it] die.

1:52 And the children of Israel shall encamp, every man in his own order, and every man according to his company, with their host.

1:53 But let the Levites encamp round about the tabernacle of witness fronting it, and [so] there shall be no sin among the children of Israel; and the Levites themselves shall keep the guard of the tabernacle of witness.

1:54 And the children of Israel did according to all that the Lord commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they.

2:1 And the Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying,

2:2 Let the children of Israel encamp fronting [each other], every man keeping his own rank, according to [their] standards, according to the houses of their families; the children of Israel shall encamp round about the tabernacle of witness.

2:3 And they that encamp first toward the east [shall be] the order of the camp of Juda with their host, and the prince of the sons of Juda, Naasson the son of Aminadab.

2:4 His forces that were numbered, were seventy-four thousand and six hundred.

2:5 And they that encamp next [shall be] of the tribe of Issachar, and the prince of the sons of Issachar [shall be] Nathanael the son of Sogar.

2:6 His forces that were numbered, were fifty-four thousand and four hundred.

2:7 And they that encamp next [shall be] of the tribe of Zabulon, and the prince of the sons of Zabulon [shall be] Eliab the son of Chaelon.

2:8 His forces that were numbered, were fifty-seven thousand and four hundred.

2:9 All that were numbered of the camp of Juda were a hundred and eighty thousand and six thousand and four hundred: they shall move first with their forces.

2:10 [This is] the order of the camp of Ruben; their forces [shall be] toward the south, and the prince of the children of Ruben [shall be] Elisur the son of Sediur.

2:11 His forces that were numbered, were forty-six thousand and five hundred.

2:12 And they that encamp next to him [shall be] of the tribe of Symeon, and the prince of the sons of Symeon [shall be] Salamiel the son of Surisadai.

2:13 His forces that were numbered, were fifty-nine thousand and three hundred.

2:14 And they that encamp next to them [shall be] the tribe of Gad; and the prince of the sons of Gad, Elisaph the son of Raguel.

2:15 His forces that were numbered, were forty-five thousand and six hundred and fifty.

2:16 All who were numbered of the camp of Ruben, were a hundred and fifty-one thousand and four hundred and fifty: they with their forces shall proceed in the second place.

2:17 And [then] the tabernacle of witness shall be set forward, and the camp of the Levites [shall be] between the camps; as they shall encamp, so also shall they commence their march, each one next in order to his fellow according to their companies.

2:18 The station of the camp of Ephraim [shall be] westward with their forces, and the head of the children of Ephraim [shall be] Elisama the son of Emiud.

2:19 His forces that were numbered, are forty thousand and five hundred.

2:20 And they that encamp next [shall be] of the tribe of Manasse, and the prince of the sons of Manasse, Gamaliel the son of Phadassur.

2:21 His forces that were numbered, were thirty-two thousand and two hundred.

2:22 And they that encamp next [shall be] of the tribe of Benjamin, and the prince of the sons of Benjamin, Abidan the son of Gadeoni.

2:23 His forces that were numbered, were thirty-five thousand and four hundred.

2:24 All that were numbered of the camp of Ephraim, were one hundred and eight thousand and one hundred: they with their forces shall set out third.

2:25 The order of the camp of Dan [shall be] northward with their forces; and the prince of the sons of Dan, Achiezer the son of Amisadai.

2:26 His forces that were numbered, were sixty-two thousand and seven hundred.

2:27 And they that encamp next to him [shall be] the tribe of Aser; and the prince of the sons of Aser, Phagiel the son of Echran.

2:28 His forces that were numbered, were forty-one thousand and five hundred.

2:29 And they that encamp next [shall be] of the tribe of Nephthali; and the prince of the children of Nephthali, Achire son Aenan.

2:30 His forces that were numbered were fifty-three thousand and four hundred.

2:31 All that were numbered of the camp of Dan, [were] a hundred and fifty-seven thousand and six hundred: they shall set out last according to their order.

2:32 This [is] the numbering of the children of Israel according to the houses of their families: all the numbering of the camps with their forces, [was] six hundred and three thousand, five hundred and fifty.

2:33 But the Levites were not numbered with them, as the Lord commanded Moses.

2:34 And the children of Israel did all things that the Lord commanded Moses; thus they encamped in their order, and thus they began their march in succession each according to their divisions, according to the houses of their families.

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