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1 Then the LORD gave these instructions to Moses and Aaron: 1 The LORD said to Moses and Aaron:
2 "Each tribe will be assigned its own area in the camp, and the various groups will camp beneath their family banners. The Tabernacle will be located at the center of these tribal compounds." 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 "The divisions of Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun are to camp toward the sunrise on the east side of the Tabernacle, beneath their family banners. These are the names of the tribes, their leaders, and the number of their available troops: Tribe - Leader - Number Judah - Nahshon son of Amminadab - 74,600 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 4 His division numbers 74,600.
5 Issachar - Nethanel son of Zuar - 54,400 5 The tribe of Issachar will camp next to them. The leader of the people of Issachar is Nethanel son of Zuar.
6 6 His division numbers 54,400.
7 Zebulun - Eliab son of Helon - 57,400 7 The tribe of Zebulun will be next. The leader of the people of Zebulun is Eliab son of Helon.
8 8 His division numbers 57,400.
9 So the total of all the troops on Judah's side of the camp is 186,400. These three tribes are to lead the way whenever the Israelites travel to a new campsite." 9 All the men assigned to the camp of Judah, according to their divisions, number 186,400. They will set out first.
10 "The divisions of Reuben, Simeon, and Gad are to camp on the south side of the Tabernacle, beneath their family banners. These are the names of the tribes, their leaders, and the number of their available troops: Tribe - Leader - Number Reuben - Elizur son of Shedeur - 46,500 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 11 His division numbers 46,500.
12 Simeon - Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai - 59,300 12 The tribe of Simeon will camp next to them. The leader of the people of Simeon is Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai.
13 13 His division numbers 59,300.
14 Gad - Eliasaph son of Deuel - 45,650 14 The tribe of Gad will be next. The leader of the people of Gad is Eliasaph son of Deuel.
15 15 His division numbers 45,650.
16 So the total of all the troops on Reuben's side of the camp is 151,450. These three tribes will be second in line whenever the Israelites travel." 16 All the men assigned to the camp of Reuben, according to their divisions, number 151,450. They will set out second.
17 "Then the Levites will set out from the middle of the camp with the Tabernacle. All the tribes are to travel in the same order that they camp, each in position under the appropriate family banner." 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 "The divisions of Ephraim, Manasseh, and Benjamin are to camp on the west side of the Tabernacle, beneath their family banners. These are the names of the tribes, their leaders, and the number of their available troops: Tribe - Leader - Number Ephraim - Elishama son of Ammihud - 40,500 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 19 His division numbers 40,500.
20 Manasseh - Gamaliel son of Pedahzur - 32,200 20 The tribe of Manasseh will be next to them. The leader of the people of Manasseh is Gamaliel son of Pedahzur.
21 21 His division numbers 32,200.
22 Benjamin - Abidan son of Gideoni - 35,400 22 The tribe of Benjamin will be next. The leader of the people of Benjamin is Abidan son of Gideoni.
23 23 His division numbers 35,400.
24 So the total of all the troops on Ephraim's side of the camp is 108,100, and they will follow the Levites in the line of march." 24 All the men assigned to the camp of Ephraim, according to their divisions, number 108,100. They will set out third.
25 "The divisions of Dan, Asher, and Naphtali are to camp on the north side of the Tabernacle, beneath their family banners. These are the names of the tribes, their leaders, and the number of their available troops: Tribe - Leader - Number Dan - Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai - 62,700 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 26 His division numbers 62,700.
27 Asher - Pagiel son of Ocran - 41,500 27 The tribe of Asher will camp next to them. The leader of the people of Asher is Pagiel son of Ocran.
28 28 His division numbers 41,500.
29 Naphtali - Ahira son of Enan - 53,400 29 The tribe of Naphtali will be next. The leader of the people of Naphtali is Ahira son of Enan.
30 30 His division numbers 53,400.
31 So the total of all the troops on Dan's side of the camp is 157,600. They are to bring up the rear whenever the Israelites move to a new campsite." 31 All the men assigned to the camp of Dan number 157,600. They will set out last, under their standards.
32 In summary, the troops of Israel listed by their families totaled 603,550. 32 These are the Israelites, counted according to their families. All those in the camps, by their divisions, number 603,550.
33 The Levites were exempted from this census by the LORD's command to Moses. 33 The Levites, however, were not counted along with the other Israelites, as the LORD commanded Moses.
34 So the people of Israel did everything just as the LORD had commanded Moses. Each clan and family set up camp and marched under their banners exactly as the LORD had instructed them. 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.