Numbers 26:1-8 NIV

The Second Census

1 After the plague1 the LORD said to Moses and Eleazar son of Aaron, the priest,

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2 "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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3 So on the plains of Moab4 by the Jordan across from Jericho,a5 Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them and said,

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    • a 26:3 - Hebrew "Jordan of Jericho"; possibly an ancient name for the Jordan River; also in verse 63
      4 "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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      5 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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      6 through Hezron,10 the Hezronite clan; through Carmi,11 the Carmite clan.

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      7 These were the clans of Reuben; those numbered were 43,730.
      8 The son of Pallu was Eliab,