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1 The LORD spoke to Moses in the Tent of Meeting. It happened in the Desert of Sinai. The LORD spoke to him on the first day of the second month. It was the second year after the people of Israel came out of Egypt. The LORD said, 1 The LORD spoke to Moses in the Tent of Meeting in the Desert of Sinai on the first day of the second month of the second year after the Israelites came out of Egypt. He said:
2 "Count all of the men of Israel. Make a list of them by their tribes and families. List every man by name. List them one by one. 2 "Take a census of the whole Israelite community by their clans and families, listing every man by name, one by one.
3 Count all of the men who are able to serve in the army. They must be 20 years old or more. I want you and Aaron to make a list of them company by company. 3 You and Aaron are to number by their divisions all the men in Israel twenty years old or more who are able to serve in the army.
4 One man from each tribe must help you. Those who help must be the heads of their families. 4 One man from each tribe, each the head of his family, is to help you.
5 "Here are the names of the men who must help you. "From the tribe of Reuben will come Elizur, the son of Shedeur. 5 These are the names of the men who are to assist you: from Reuben, Elizur son of Shedeur;
6 From the tribe of Simeon will come Shelumiel, the son of Zurishaddai. 6 from Simeon, Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai;
7 From the tribe of Judah will come Nahshon, the son of Amminadab. 7 from Judah, Nahshon son of Amminadab;
8 From the tribe of Issachar will come Nethanel, the son of Zuar. 8 from Issachar, Nethanel son of Zuar;
9 From the tribe of Zebulun will come Eliab, the son of Helon. 9 from Zebulun, Eliab son of Helon;
10 From the tribe of Ephraim will come Elishama, the son of Ammihud. From the tribe of Manasseh will come Gamaliel, the son of Pedahzur. Ephraim and Manasseh were Joseph's two sons. 10 from the sons of Joseph: from Ephraim, Elishama son of Ammihud; from Manasseh, Gamaliel son of Pedahzur;
11 From the tribe of Benjamin will come Abidan, the son of Gideoni. 11 from Benjamin, Abidan son of Gideoni;
12 From the tribe of Dan will come Ahiezer, the son of Ammishaddai. 12 from Dan, Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai;
13 From the tribe of Asher will come Pagiel, the son of Ocran. 13 from Asher, Pagiel son of Ocran;
14 From the tribe of Gad will come Eliasaph, the son of Deuel. 14 from Gad, Eliasaph son of Deuel;
15 From the tribe of Naphtali will come Ahira, the son of Enan." 15 from Naphtali, Ahira son of Enan."
16 Those were the men who were appointed from the community. They were the leaders of the tribes of their people. They were the heads of the major families in Israel. 16 These were the men appointed from the community, the leaders of their ancestral tribes. They were the heads of the clans of Israel.
17 Moses and Aaron went and got the men whose names had been given to them. 17 Moses and Aaron took these men whose names had been given,
18 Then Moses and Aaron gathered all of the men of Israel together. It was the first day of the second month. The men announced the tribe and family they belonged to. Those who were 20 years old or more were listed by name. They were listed one by one. 18 and they called the whole community together on the first day of the second month. The people indicated their ancestry by their clans and families, and the men twenty years old or more were listed by name, one by one,
19 Everything was done just as the LORD had commanded Moses. So Moses counted them in the Desert of Sinai. 19 as the LORD commanded Moses. And so he counted them in the Desert of Sinai:
20 Here is the number of men from the tribe of Reuben, Israel's oldest son. All of the men who were able to serve in the army were counted. They were 20 years old or more. They were listed by name. They were listed one by one. They were listed in keeping with the records of their tribes and families. 20 From the descendants of Reuben the firstborn son of Israel: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, one by one, according to the records of their clans and families.
21 The number from the tribe of Reuben was 46,500. 21 The number from the tribe of Reuben was 46,500.
22 Here is the number of men from the tribe of Simeon. All of the men who were able to serve in the army were counted. They were 20 years old or more. They were listed by name. They were listed one by one. They were listed in keeping with the records of their tribes and families. 22 From the descendants of Simeon: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were counted and listed by name, one by one, according to the records of their clans and families.
23 The number from the tribe of Simeon was 59,300. 23 The number from the tribe of Simeon was 59,300.
24 Here is the number of men from the tribe of Gad. All of the men who were able to serve in the army were counted. They were 20 years old or more. They were listed by name. They were listed in keeping with the records of their tribes and families. 24 From the descendants of Gad: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.
25 The number from the tribe of Gad was 45,650. 25 The number from the tribe of Gad was 45,650.
26 Here is the number of men from the tribe of Judah. All of the men who were able to serve in the army were counted. They were 20 years old or more. They were listed by name. They were listed in keeping with the records of their tribes and families. 26 From the descendants of Judah: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.
27 The number from the tribe of Judah was 74,600. 27 The number from the tribe of Judah was 74,600.
28 Here is the number of men from the tribe of Issachar. All of the men who were able to serve in the army were counted. They were 20 years old or more. They were listed by name. They were listed in keeping with the records of their tribes and families. 28 From the descendants of Issachar: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.
29 The number from the tribe of Issachar was 54,400. 29 The number from the tribe of Issachar was 54,400.
30 Here is the number of men from the tribe of Zebulun. All of the men who were able to serve in the army were counted. They were 20 years old or more. They were listed by name. They were listed in keeping with the records of their tribes and families. 30 From the descendants of Zebulun: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.
31 The number from the tribe of Zebulun was 57,400. 31 The number from the tribe of Zebulun was 57,400.
32 Here is the number of men from the tribe of Ephraim, the son of Joseph. All of the men who were able to serve in the army were counted. They were 20 years old or more. They were listed by name. They were listed in keeping with the records of their tribes and families. 32 From the sons of Joseph: From the descendants of Ephraim: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.
33 The number from the tribe of Ephraim was 40,500. 33 The number from the tribe of Ephraim was 40,500.
34 Here is the number of men from the tribe of Manasseh, the son of Joseph. All of the men who were able to serve in the army were counted. They were 20 years old or more. They were listed by name. They were listed in keeping with the records of their tribes and families. 34 From the descendants of Manasseh: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.
35 The number from the tribe of Manasseh was 32,200. 35 The number from the tribe of Manasseh was 32,200.
36 Here is the number of men from the tribe of Benjamin. All of the men who were able to serve in the army were counted. They were 20 years old or more. They were listed by name. They were listed in keeping with the records of their tribes and families. 36 From the descendants of Benjamin: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.
37 The number from the tribe of Benjamin was 35,400. 37 The number from the tribe of Benjamin was 35,400.
38 Here is the number of men from the tribe of Dan. All of the men who were able to serve in the army were counted. They were 20 years old or more. They were listed by name. They were listed in keeping with the records of their tribes and families. 38 From the descendants of Dan: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.
39 The number from the tribe of Dan was 62,700. 39 The number from the tribe of Dan was 62,700.
40 Here is the number of men from the tribe of Asher. All of the men who were able to serve in the army were counted. They were 20 years old or more. They were listed by name. They were listed in keeping with the records of their tribes and families. 40 From the descendants of Asher: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.
41 The number from the tribe of Asher was 41,500. 41 The number from the tribe of Asher was 41,500.
42 Here is the number of men from the tribe of Naphtali. All of the men who were able to serve in the army were counted. They were 20 years old or more. They were listed by name. They were listed in keeping with the records of their tribes and families. 42 From the descendants of Naphtali: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.
43 The number from the tribe of Naphtali was 53,400. 43 The number from the tribe of Naphtali was 53,400.
44 Those were the men Moses and Aaron counted. The 12 leaders of Israel helped them. There was one leader from each tribe. 44 These were the men counted by Moses and Aaron and the twelve leaders of Israel, each one representing his family.
45 The men who were counted were able to serve in Israel's army. All of them were 20 years old or more. They were counted family by family. 45 All the Israelites twenty years old or more who were able to serve in Israel's army were counted according to their families.
46 The total number was 603,550. 46 The total number was 603,550.
47 But the families of the tribe of Levi were not counted along with the others. 47 The families of the tribe of Levi, however, were not counted along with the others.
48 The LORD had spoken to Moses. He had said, 48 The LORD had said to Moses:
49 "You must not count the men from the tribe of Levi. Do not include them when you list the other men of Israel. 49 "You must not count the tribe of Levi or include them in the census of the other Israelites.
50 "Instead, put the Levites in charge of the holy tent. That is where the tablets of the covenant are kept. The Levites will be in charge of everything that belongs to the holy tent. They must carry the tent and everything that belongs to it. They must take care of it. They must set up camp around it. 50 Instead, appoint the Levites to be in charge of the tabernacle of the Testimony--over all its furnishings and everything belonging to it. They are to carry the tabernacle and all its furnishings; they are to take care of it and encamp around it.
51 "When the holy tent must be moved, the Levites must take it down. And when the tent must be set up, the Levites must do it. Anyone else who goes near it will be put to death. 51 Whenever the tabernacle is to move, the Levites are to take it down, and whenever the tabernacle is to be set up, the Levites shall do it. Anyone else who goes near it shall be put to death.
52 "The people of Israel must set up their tents by companies. All of them must be in their own camps under their own flags. 52 The Israelites are to set up their tents by divisions, each man in his own camp under his own standard.
53 "But the Levites must set up their tents around the holy tent where the tablets of the covenant are kept. Then my anger will not fall on the community of Israel. The Levites will be held accountable for taking care of the tent." 53 The Levites, however, are to set up their tents around the tabernacle of the Testimony so that wrath will not fall on the Israelite community. The Levites are to be responsible for the care of the tabernacle of the Testimony."
54 The people of Israel did everything just as the LORD had commanded Moses. 54 The Israelites did all this just as the LORD commanded Moses.