Numbers 10:14

14 The divisions of the camp of Judah went first, under their standard. Nahshon son of Amminadab was in command.

Numbers 10:14 in Other Translations

KJV
14 In the first place went the standard of the camp of the children of Judah according to their armies: and over his host was Nahshon the son of Amminadab.
ESV
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.
NLT
14 Judah’s troops led the way. They marched behind their banner, and their leader was Nahshon son of Amminadab.
MSG
14 The flag of the camp of Judah led the way, rank after rank under the command of Nahshon son of Amminadab.
CSB
14 The military divisions of the camp of Judah with their banner set out first, and Nahshon son of Amminadab was over Judah's divisions.

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 Then the Israelites set out from the Desert of Sinai and traveled from place to place until the cloud came to rest in the Desert of Paran.
13 They set out, this first time, at the LORD’s command through Moses.
14 The divisions of the camp of Judah went first, under their standard. Nahshon son of Amminadab was in command.
15 Nethanel son of Zuar was over the division of the tribe of Issachar,
16 and Eliab son of Helon was over the division of the tribe of Zebulun.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Numbers 1:52; S Numbers 2:3-9
  • 2. Numbers 1:7