Numbers 10:14

14 The standard of the camp of the people of Judah set out 1first by their companies, and over their company was 2Nahshon the son of Amminadab.

Numbers 10:14 Meaning and Commentary

Numbers 10:14

In the first [place] went the standard of the camp of the
children of Judah
Which tribe had the honour to go foremost and lead the van, the chief ruler, the Messiah being to come of it, as he did; who is King of Israel, and has gone forth at the head of them, fighting their battles for them:

according to their armies:
having, besides the army of the tribe of Judah, the armies of the tribes of Issachar and Zebulun under his standard:

and over his host [was] Nahshon the son of Amminadab;
he was captain general of the army of the tribe of Judah, as Nethaneel was over the host of the tribe of Issachar, ( Numbers 10:15 ) ; and Eliab over the host of the tribe of Zebulun, ( Numbers 10:16 ) ; the same commanders as were fixed at the time of settling the order of their encampment, ( Numbers 2:3 Numbers 2:5 Numbers 2:7 ) .

Numbers 10:14 In-Context

12 and the people of Israel set out by stages from the wilderness of Sinai. And the cloud settled down in the wilderness of Paran.
13 They set out for the first time at the command of the LORD by Moses.
14 The standard of the camp of the people of Judah set out first by their companies, and over their company was Nahshon the son of Amminadab.
15 And over the company of the tribe of the people of Issachar was Nethanel the son of Zuar.
16 And over the company of the tribe of the people of Zebulun was Eliab the son of Helon.

Cross References 2

  • 1. See Numbers 2:3-9
  • 2. For ver. 14-16, see Numbers 1:7-9