|Overview - Numbers 1|
|1||God commands Moses to number the people.|
|5||The princes of the tribes.|
|17||The number of every tribe.|
|47||The Levites are exempted for the service of the Lord.|
Numbers 1:53 (King James Version)
But the Levites shall pitch round about the tabernacle of testimony, that there be no wrath upon the congregation of the children of Israel: and the Levites shall keep the charge of the tabernacle of testimony.