After the plague1 the LORD said to Moses and Eleazar son of Aaron, the priest,
"Take a census2 of the whole Israelite community by families--all those twenty years old or more who are able to serve in the army3 of Israel."
So on the plains of Moab4 by the Jordan across from Jericho,a5 Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them and said,
"Take a census of the men twenty years old or more, as the LORD commanded Moses." These were the Israelites who came out of Egypt:65
The descendants of Reuben,7 the firstborn son of Israel, were: through Hanoch,8 the Hanochite clan; through Pallu,9 the Palluite clan;
through Hezron,10 the Hezronite clan; through Carmi,11 the Carmite clan.
These were the clans of Reuben; those numbered were 43,730.
The son of Pallu was Eliab,