After the plague1 the LORD said to Moses and Eleazar son of Aaron, the priest,
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"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."
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So on the plains of Moab4 by the Jordan across from Jericho,5 Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them and said,
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"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:6
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The descendants of Reuben,7 the firstborn son of Israel, were: through Hanoch,8 the Hanochite clan; through Pallu,9 the Palluite clan;
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through Hezron,10 the Hezronite clan; through Carmi,11 the Carmite clan.
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These were the clans of Reuben; those numbered were 43,730.
The son of Pallu was Eliab,