All they that were numbered in the camp of Dan [were] an
hundred thousand and fifty and seven thousand and six hundred
157,600 men. Consisting of his own tribe, and those of Asher and Naphtali, which make the largest camp next to Judah:
they shall go hindmost with their standards;
for though, while encamped, they lay to the north, or the left side of the tabernacle, yet, when marching, they brought up the rear, and were the rear guard to the tabernacle; so that it had in its van and rear the two largest camps, which were wisely ordered for its safety: "standards" is put for "standard", the plural for the singular; for there was but one standard to a camp, unless this takes in their ensigns, of which they had many.