Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO NUMBERS 2\\

This chapter contains the order of the encampment and march of the
tribes of Israel in their proper places about the tabernacle; the
general direction for the same is in \\#Nu 1:1,2\\; the particulars
follow; on the cast of the tabernacle the camp of Judah was to pitch,
and under his standard the tribes of Issachar and Zebulun, \\#Nu 1:3-9\\;
on the south side of it the camp of Reuben, and under his standard the
tribes of Simeon and Gad, \\#Nu 1:10-16\\; then the tabernacle, with the
camp of the Levites round it, were next, to stand or set forward,
\\#Nu 1:17\\; and on the west side the camp of Ephraim, and under his
standard the tribes of Manasseh and Benjamin, \\#Nu 1:18-24\\; and on
the north side the camp of Dan, and under his standard the tribes of
Asher and Naphtali, \\#Nu 1:25-31\\; the sum total of the numbers of
which camps are given, exclusive of the camp of Levi, \\#Nu 1:32,33\\;
and the chapter is concluded with observing, that all was done
according to the commandment of God, \\#Nu 1:34\\.