The Bible in Its Traditions

Numbers 1:5–19

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And these are the names of the men that shall stand with you: of Reuben, Elizur the son of Shedeur.

the names of whom are these: of Ruben, Elizur the son of Shedeur;

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Of Simeon, Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai.

Of Symeon, Salamiel the son of Surisadai.

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Of Judah, Nahshon the son of Amminadab.

Of Issachar, Nethanel the son of Zuar.

Of Zebulun, Eliab the son of Helon.

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10  Of the children of Joseph: of Ephraim, Elishama the son of Ammihud; of Manasseh, Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur.

10  And from the sons of Joseph: of Ephraim, Elishama the son of Ammihud; of Manasseh, Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur;

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11  Of Benjamin, Abidan the son of Gideoni.

12  Of Dan, Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai.

13  Of Asher, Pagiel the son of Ochran.

14  Of Gad, Eliasaph the son of Deuel.

15  Of Naphtali, Ahira the son of Enan.'

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16  These were the elect of the congregation, the princes of the tribes of their fathers; they were the heads of the thousands of Israel.

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

16  These are the very noble leaders of the multitude, by their tribes and kinships, and the heads of the army of Israel.

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17  And Moses and Aaron took these men that are pointed out by name.

17  Moses and Aaron took these, with all the multitude of the common people,

18  And they assembled all the congregation together on the first day of the second month, and they declared their pedigrees after their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, by their polls.

18  and they gathered them together on the first day of the second month, taking a census of them by kinships, and houses, and families, and heads, and the names of each one from twenty years and above,

19  As YHWH commanded Moses, so did he number them in the wilderness of Sinai.

19  just as the Lord had instructed Moses. And they were numbered in the desert of Sinai.