Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
twenty years old and upward, whoever is able to go out to war in Israel, you and Aaron shall number them by their armies.
The Levites, however, were not numbered among the sons of Israel, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.
These are those who were numbered of the Levites according to their families: of Gershon, the family of the Gershonites; of Kohath, the family of the Kohathites; of Merari, the family of the Merarites.
1 Chronicles 21:6
But he did not number Levi and Benjamin among them, for the king’s command was abhorrent to Joab.