Numbers 7:12

12 The one who brought his offering on the first day was Nahshon son of Amminadab of the tribe of Judah.

Numbers 7:12 in Other Translations

KJV
12 And he that offered his offering the first day was Nahshon the son of Amminadab, of the tribe of Judah:
ESV
12 He who offered his offering the first day was Nahshon the son of Amminadab, of the tribe of Judah.
NLT
12 On the first day Nahshon son of Amminadab, leader of the tribe of Judah, presented his offering.
MSG
12 On the first day, Nahshon son of Amminadab, of the tribe of Judah, brought his offering.
CSB
12 The one who presented his offering on the first day was Nahshon son of Amminadab from the tribe of Judah.

Numbers 7:12 Meaning and Commentary

Numbers 7:12

And he that offered his offering on the first day
Was he whose standard was pitched first, at the east, to the rising sun: and this

was Nahshon the son of Amminadab, of the tribe of Judah;
who was the prince and captain of that tribe, though the title is not here given him, as to the rest of the princes, this being left to be concluded from his offering first; for if they that offered after him were princes, he must needs be one; or it may be this title is omitted, because the chief prince, of the prince of the tribe of Judah, most peculiarly belongs to a greater Personage, even the Messiah, who was to spring, and did spring from that tribe, ( 1 Chronicles 5:2 ) ; and, as Baal Hatturim says, from Nahshon; and who also observes, that Ben Nahshon is the Messiah.

Numbers 7:12 In-Context

10 When the altar was anointed, the leaders brought their offerings for its dedication and presented them before the altar.
11 For the LORD had said to Moses, “Each day one leader is to bring his offering for the dedication of the altar.”
12 The one who brought his offering on the first day was Nahshon son of Amminadab of the tribe of Judah.
13 His offering was one silver plate weighing a hundred and thirty shekels and one silver sprinkling bowl weighing seventy shekels, both according to the sanctuary shekel, each filled with the finest flour mixed with olive oil as a grain offering;
14 one gold dish weighing ten shekels, filled with incense;

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