Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO NUMBERS 26\\

In this chapter an order is given to number the people of Israel a
second time, \\#Nu 26:1-4\\ and the account begins with Reuben, the
firstborn, and the families that sprung from him, and the number of
them, \\#Nu 26:5-7\\ and Dathan and Abiram being of this tribe, the
affair of them and Korah is afresh related, \\#Nu 26:8-11\\, then the
tribe of Simeon, its families and number, \\#Nu 26:12-14\\, next the
tribe of Gad, and their families and number, \\#Nu 26:15-18\\, after
that the tribe of Judah, its families and number, \\#Nu 26:19-22\\ then
follows the tribe of Issachar, its families and number, \\#Nu 26:23-25\\,
next to that the tribe of Zebulun, its families and number, \\#Nu 26:26,27\\
then the sons of Joseph, and first Manasseh, his families and number,
\\#Nu 26:28-34\\ and then the tribe of Ephraim, its families and
number, \\#Nu 26:35-37\\, after that the tribe of Benjamin, its
families and number, \\#Nu 26:38-41\\ next the tribe of Dan, its
families and number, \\#Nu 26:42,43\\ and which is followed by the
tribe of Asher, its families and number, \\#Nu 26:44-47\\, and the
muster is closed with the tribe of Naphtali, its families and number,
\\#Nu 26:48-50\\, and the sum total of all the numbers is given,
\\#Nu 26:51\\ and then follows another order to divide the land of Canaan
by lot, when conquered, to the several tribes, according to their names
and number, \\#Nu 26:52-56\\ and an account is given of the number of
the Levites and their families, their number being taken not with the
other tribes, but by themselves, and which is summed up, \\#Nu 26:57-62\\
and the chapter is concluded with observing, that it appeared upon this
numbering of the people, that there were but two persons living of
those that were first numbered among the children of Israel,
\\#Nu 26:63-65\\.