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Numbers 2:32 ASV
These are they that were numbered of the children of Israel by their fathers' houses: all that were numbered of the camps according to their hosts were six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty.
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Numbers 2:32 BBE
These are all who were numbered of the children of Israel, in the order of their fathers' families: all the armies in their tents together came to six hundred and three thousand, five hundred and fifty.
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Numbers 2:32 CEB
These are the enlisted Israelites by their households. The total enlisted in the camps with their military units is 603,550.
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Numbers 2:32 CJB
These are the ones counted from the people of Isra'el by clans; the total number recorded in the camps, company by company, was 603,550.
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Numbers 2:32 RHE
This is the number of the children of Israel, of their army divided according to the houses of their kindreds and their troops, six hundred and three thousand five hundred and fifty.
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Numbers 2:32 ESV
These are the people of Israel as listed by their fathers' houses. All those listed in the camps by their companies were 603,550.
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Numbers 2:32 GW
This is the total number of Israelites, counted by households. The grand total of all the troops in the camps was 603,550.
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Numbers 2:32 GNT
The total number of the people of Israel enrolled in the divisions, group by group, was 603,550.
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Numbers 2:32 HNV
These are those who were numbered of the children of Yisra'el by their fathers' houses. All who were numbered of the camps according to their hosts were six hundred three thousand five hundred fifty.
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Numbers 2:32 CSB
These are the Israelites registered by their ancestral houses. The total number in the camps by their military divisions is 603,550.
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Numbers 2:32 KJV
These are those which were numbered of the children of Israel by the house of their fathers: all those that were numbered of the camps throughout their hosts were six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty.
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Numbers 2:32 LEB
These [were] the ones counted of the {Israelites} according to {their families}; all those counted from the camps according to their divisions [were] six hundred and three thousand five hundred.
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Numbers 2:32 NAS
These are the numbered men of the sons of Israel by their fathers' households; the total of the numbered men of the camps by their armies, 603,550 .
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Numbers 2:32 NCV
These are the Israelites who were counted by fam-ilies. The total number of Israelites in the camps, counted by divisions, is 603,550.
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Numbers 2:32 NIRV
Those are the men of Israel. They were counted in keeping with their families. The total number of all of the men who were in the camps is 603,550, company by company.
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Numbers 2:32 NIV
These are the Israelites, counted according to their families. All those in the camps, by their divisions, number 603,550.
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Numbers 2:32 NKJV
These are the ones who were numbered of the children of Israel by their fathers' houses. All who were numbered according to their armies of the forces were six hundred and three thousand five hundred and fifty.
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Numbers 2:32 NLT
In summary, the troops of Israel listed by their families totaled 603,550.
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Numbers 2:32 NRS
This was the enrollment of the Israelites by their ancestral houses; the total enrollment in the camps by their companies was six hundred three thousand five hundred fifty.
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Numbers 2:32 RSV
These are the people of Israel as numbered by their fathers' houses; all in the camps who were numbered by their companies were six hundred and three thousand five hundred and fifty.
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Numbers 2:32 DBY
These are those that were numbered of the children of Israel, according to their fathers' houses: all those that were numbered of the camps, according to their hosts, were six hundred and three thousand five hundred and fifty.
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Numbers 2:32 MSG
These are the People of Israel, counted according to their ancestral families. The total number in the camps, counted troop by troop, comes to 603,550.
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Numbers 2:32 WBT
These [are] those who were numbered of the children of Israel by the house of their fathers. All those that were numbered of the camps throughout their hosts, [were] six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty.
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Numbers 2:32 TMB
These are those who were numbered of the children of Israel by the house of their fathers; all those who were numbered of the camps throughout their hosts were six hundred and three thousand and five hundred and fifty.
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Numbers 2:32 TNIV
These are the Israelites, counted according to their families. All the men in the camps, by their divisions, number 603,550.
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Numbers 2:32 TYN
These are ye sumes of ye childern of Ysrael in the housses of their fathers: euen all the nubres of the hostes with their copanies .vi. hudred thousande .iij. thousande .v. hudred and fyftie.
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Numbers 2:32 WEB
These are those who were numbered of the children of Israel by their fathers' houses. All who were numbered of the camps according to their hosts were six hundred three thousand five hundred fifty.
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Numbers 2:32 WYC
This is the number of the sons of Israel, by the houses of their kindreds, and by companies of the host parted, six hundred thousand and three thousand five hundred and fifty. (And so the number of the Israelites, by the houses of their kindreds, and by the companies of each of their separate armies, was six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty.)
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Numbers 2:32 YLT
These [are] those numbered of the sons of Israel by the house of their fathers; all those numbered of the camps by their hosts [are] six hundred thousand, and three thousand, and five hundred and fifty.
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Numbers 2 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 2

The order of the tribes in their tents.

- The tribes were to encamp about the tabernacle, which was to be in the midst of them. It was a token of God's gracious presence. Yet they were to pitch their tents afar off, in reverence to the sanctuary. The children of Israel put themselves in their posts, without murmuring or disputing; and as it was their safety, so it was their beauty. It is our duty and interest to be contented with the place allotted to us, and to endeavour to occupy it in a proper manner, without envying or murmuring; without ambition or covetousness. Thus the gospel church ought to be compact, according to the Scripture model, every one knowing and keeping his place; and then all that wish well to the church rejoice, beholding their order, ( Colossians 2:5 ) .

Numbers 2 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

CHAPTER 2

Numbers 2:1-34 . THE ORDER OF THE TRIBES IN THEIR TENTS.

2. Every man . . . shall pitch by his own standard, with the ensign of their father's house--Standards were visible signs of a certain recognized form for directing the movements of large bodies of people. As the Israelites were commanded to encamp "each by his own standard, with the ensign of their father's house," the direction has been considered as implying that they possessed three varieties: (1) the great tribal standards, which served as rallying points for the twelve large clans of the people; (2) the standards of the subdivided portions; and, (3) those of families or houses. The latter must have been absolutely necessary, as one ensign only for a tribe would not have been visible at the extremities of so large a body. We possess no authentic information as to their forms, material, colors, and devices. But it is probable that they might bear some resemblance to those of Egypt, only stripped of any idolatrous symbols. These were of an umbrella or a fanlike form, made of ostrich feathers, shawls, &c., lifted on the points of long poles, which were borne, either like the sacred central one, on a car, or on men's shoulders, while others might be like the beacon lights which are set on poles by Eastern pilgrims at night. Jewish writers say that the standards of the Hebrew tribes were symbols borrowed from the prophetic blessing of Jacob--Judah's being a lion, Benjamin's a wolf, &c. [ Genesis 49:3-24 ]; and that the ensigns or banners were distinguished by their colors--the colors of each tribe being the same as that of the precious stone representing that tribe in the breastplate of the high priest [ Exodus 28:17-21 ].
far off about the tabernacle of the congregation shall they pitch--that is, "over against," at a reverential distance. The place of every tribe is successively and specifically described because each had a certain part assigned both in the order of march and the disposition of the encampment.

3. on the east side toward the rising of the sun shall they of the standard of the camp of Judah pitch throughout their armies--Judah, placed at the head of a camp composed of three tribes rallying under its standard, was said to have combined the united colors in the high priest's breastplate, but called by the name of Judah. They were appointed to occupy the east side and to take the lead in the march, which, for the most part, was in an easterly direction.
Nahshon--or Naasson ( Matthew 1:4 , Luke 3:32 Luke 3:33 ).
shall be captain--It appears that the twelve men who were called to superintend the census were also appointed to be the captains of their respective tribes--a dignity which they owed probably to the circumstances, formerly noticed, of their holding the hereditary office of head or "prince."

5. those that pitch next unto him--that is, on the one side.

7. Then the tribe of Zebulun--on the other side. While Judah's tribe was the most numerous, those of Issachar and Zebulun were also very numerous; so that the association of those three tribes formed a strong and imposing van.

10-31. On the south side the standard of the camp of Reuben--The description given of the position of Reuben and his attendant tribes on the south, of Ephraim and his associates on the west, of Dan and his confederates on the north, with that of Judah on the east, suggests the idea of a square or quadrangle, which, allowing one square cubit to each soldier while remaining close in the ranks, has been computed to extend over an area of somewhat more than twelve square miles. But into our calculations of the occupied space must be taken not only the fighting men, whose numbers are here given, but also the families, tents, and baggage. The tabernacle or sacred tent of their Divine King, with the camp of the Levites around it formed the center, as does the chief's in the encampment of all nomad people. In marching, this order was adhered to, with some necessary variations. Judah led the way, followed, it is most probable, by Issachar and Zebulun [ Numbers 10:14-16 ]. Reuben, Simeon, and Gad formed the second great division [ Numbers 10:18-20 ]. They were followed by the central company, composed of the Levites, bearing the tabernacle [ Numbers 10:21 ]. Then the third and posterior squadron consisted of Ephraim, Manasseh, and Benjamin [ Numbers 10:22-24 ], while the hindmost place was assigned to Dan, Asher, and Naphtali [ Numbers 10:25-27 ]. Thus Judah's, which was the most numerous, formed the van: and Dan's, which was the next in force, brought up the rear; while Reuben's and Ephraim's, with the tribes associated with them respectively, being the smallest and weakest, were placed in the center.