The Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying:
The Israelites shall camp each in their respective regiments, under ensigns by their ancestral houses; they shall camp facing the tent of meeting on every side.
Those to camp on the east side toward the sunrise shall be of the regimental encampment of Judah by companies. The leader of the people of Judah shall be Nahshon son of Amminadab,
with a company as enrolled of seventy-four thousand six hundred.
Those to camp next to him shall be the tribe of Issachar. The leader of the Issacharites shall be Nethanel son of Zuar,
with a company as enrolled of fifty-four thousand four hundred.
Then the tribe of Zebulun: The leader of the Zebulunites shall be Eliab son of Helon,
with a company as enrolled of fifty-seven thousand four hundred.
The total enrollment of the camp of Judah, by companies, is one hundred eighty-six thousand four hundred. They shall set out first on the march.
On the south side shall be the regimental encampment of Reuben by companies. The leader of the Reubenites shall be Elizur son of Shedeur,
with a company as enrolled of forty-six thousand five hundred.