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Numbers 2 MSG/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 God spoke to Moses and Aaron. He said, 1 The LORD said to Moses and Aaron:
2 "The People of Israel are to set up camp circling the Tent of Meeting and facing it. Each company is to camp under its distinctive tribal flag." 2 "The Israelites are to camp around the Tent of Meeting some distance from it, each man under his standard with the banners of his family."
3 To the east toward the sunrise are the companies of the camp of Judah under its flag, led by Nahshon son of Amminadab. 3 On the east, toward the sunrise, the divisions of the camp of Judah are to encamp under their standard. The leader of the people of Judah is Nahshon son of Amminadab.
4 His troops number 74,600. 4 His division numbers 74,600.
5 The tribe of Issachar will camp next to them, led by Nethanel son of Zuar. 5 The tribe of Issachar will camp next to them. The leader of the people of Issachar is Nethanel son of Zuar.
6 His troops number 54,400. 6 His division numbers 54,400.
7 And the tribe of Zebulun is next to them, led by Eliab son of Helon. 7 The tribe of Zebulun will be next. The leader of the people of Zebulun is Eliab son of Helon.
8 His troops number 57,400. 8 His division numbers 57,400.
9 The total number of men assigned to Judah, troop by troop, is 186,400. They will lead the march. 9 All the men assigned to the camp of Judah, according to their divisions, number 186,400. They will set out first.
10 To the south are the companies of the camp of Reuben under its flag, led by Elizur son of Shedeur. 10 On the south will be the divisions of the camp of Reuben under their standard. The leader of the people of Reuben is Elizur son of Shedeur.
11 His troops number 46,500. 11 His division numbers 46,500.
12 The tribe of Simeon will camp next to them, led by Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai. 12 The tribe of Simeon will camp next to them. The leader of the people of Simeon is Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai.
13 His troops number 59,300. 13 His division numbers 59,300.
14 And the tribe of Gad is next to them, led by Eliasaph son of Deuel. 14 The tribe of Gad will be next. The leader of the people of Gad is Eliasaph son of Deuel.
15 His troops number 45,650. 15 His division numbers 45,650.
16 The total number of men assigned to Reuben, troop by troop, is 151,450. They are second in the order of the march. 16 All the men assigned to the camp of Reuben, according to their divisions, number 151,450. They will set out second.
17 The Tent of Meeting with the camp of the Levites takes its place in the middle of the march. Each tribe will march in the same order in which they camped, each under its own flag. 17 Then the Tent of Meeting and the camp of the Levites will set out in the middle of the camps. They will set out in the same order as they encamp, each in his own place under his standard.
18 To the west are the companies of the camp of Ephraim under its flag, led by Elishama son of Ammihud. 18 On the west will be the divisions of the camp of Ephraim under their standard. The leader of the people of Ephraim is Elishama son of Ammihud.
19 His troops number 40,500. 19 His division numbers 40,500.
20 The tribe of Manasseh will set up camp next to them, led by Gamaliel son of Pedahzur. 20 The tribe of Manasseh will be next to them. The leader of the people of Manasseh is Gamaliel son of Pedahzur.
21 His troops number 32,200. 21 His division numbers 32,200.
22 And next to him is the camp of Benjamin, led by Abidan son of Gideoni. 22 The tribe of Benjamin will be next. The leader of the people of Benjamin is Abidan son of Gideoni.
23 His troops number 35,400. 23 His division numbers 35,400.
24 The total number of men assigned to the camp of Ephraim, troop by troop, is 108,100. They are third in the order of the march. 24 All the men assigned to the camp of Ephraim, according to their divisions, number 108,100. They will set out third.
25 To the north are the companies of the camp of Dan under its flag, led by Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai. 25 On the north will be the divisions of the camp of Dan, under their standard. The leader of the people of Dan is Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai.
26 His troops number 62,700. 26 His division numbers 62,700.
27 The tribe of Asher will camp next to them, led by Pagiel son of Ocran. 27 The tribe of Asher will camp next to them. The leader of the people of Asher is Pagiel son of Ocran.
28 His troops number 41,500. 28 His division numbers 41,500.
29 And next to them is the tribe of Naphtali, led by Ahira son of Enan. 29 The tribe of Naphtali will be next. The leader of the people of Naphtali is Ahira son of Enan.
30 His troops number 53,400. 30 His division numbers 53,400.
31 The total number of men assigned to the camp of Dan number 157,600. They will set out, under their flags, last in the line of the march. 31 All the men assigned to the camp of Dan number 157,600. They will set out last, under their standards.
32 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. 32 These are the Israelites, counted according to their families. All those in the camps, by their divisions, number 603,550.
33 Following God's command to Moses, the Levites were not counted in with the rest of Israel. 33 The Levites, however, were not counted along with the other Israelites, as the LORD commanded Moses.
34 The People of Israel did everything the way God commanded Moses: They camped under their respective flags; they marched by tribe with their ancestral families. 34 So the Israelites did everything the LORD commanded Moses; that is the way they encamped under their standards, and that is the way they set out, each with his clan and family.