The Arrangement Of The Camps

1 Now the Lord spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying,

1 And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying,

1 The Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron:

1 Later, the LORD told Moses and Aaron,

1 The Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying,

2 (A)The sons of Israel shall camp, each by his own standard, with the (a)banners of their fathers’ households; they shall camp around the tent of meeting (b)at a distance.

2 Every man of the children of Israel shall pitch by his own standard, with the ensign of their father's house: far off about the tabernacle of the congregation shall they pitch.

2 “The Israelites are to camp under their respective banners beside the flags of their ancestral houses. They are to camp around the tent of meeting at a distance from it:

2 "Every single Israeli is to encamp beneath his standard with the emblem of his ancestral house. The Israelis are to encamp in front of and surrounding the Tent of Meeting."

2 “The sons of Israel shall camp, each by his own standard, with the (a)banners of their fathers’ households; they shall camp around the Tent of Meeting (tabernacle), but at a distance.

The Tribes On The East

3 Now those who camp on the east side toward the sunrise shall be of the standard of the camp of Judah, by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Judah: (B)Nahshon the son of Amminadab,

3 And on the east side toward the rising of the sun shall they of the standard of the camp of Judah pitch throughout their armies: and Nahshon the son of Amminadab shall be captain of the children of Judah.

3 Judah’s military divisions will camp on the east side toward the sunrise under their banner. The leader of the descendants of Judah is Nahshon son of Amminadab.

3 "The encampment of Judah is to settle east toward the sunrise under their standard. The leader of Judah is to be Amminadab's son Nahshon.

3 Those who camp on the east side toward the sunrise shall be of the (b)standard of the camp of Judah, by their armies; and Nahshon the son of Amminadab shall lead the sons of Judah,

4 and his army, even their (c)numbered men, 74,600.

4 And his host, and those that were numbered of them, were threescore and fourteen thousand and six hundred.

4 His military division numbers 74,600.

4 Those in his division number 74,600.

4 and his army as numbered totaled 74,600.

5 Those who camp next to him shall be the tribe of Issachar, and the leader of the sons of Issachar: (C)Nethanel the son of Zuar,

5 And those that do pitch next unto him shall be the tribe of Issachar: and Nethaneel the son of Zuar shall be captain of the children of Issachar.

5 The tribe of Issachar will camp next to it. The leader of the Issacharites is Nethanel son of Zuar.

5 "The tribe of Issachar is to encamp beside Judah. The leader of Issachar is to be Zuar's son Nethanel.

5 Next to Judah [on the east side] the tribe of Issachar shall encamp; and Nethanel the son of Zuar shall lead the sons of Issachar,

6 and his army, even their numbered men, 54,400.

6 And his host, and those that were numbered thereof, were fifty and four thousand and four hundred.

6 His military division numbers 54,400.

6 Those in his division number 54,400.

6 and his army as numbered totaled 54,400.

7 Then comes the tribe of Zebulun, and the leader of the sons of Zebulun: (D)Eliab the son of Helon,

7 Then the tribe of Zebulun: and Eliab the son of Helon shall be captain of the children of Zebulun.

7 The tribe of Zebulun will be next. The leader of the Zebulunites is Eliab son of Helon.

7 "Next is to be the tribe of Zebulun. The leader of Zebulun is to be Helon's son Eliab.

7 Then [also on the east side] the tribe of Zebulun; and Eliab the son of Helon shall lead the sons of Zebulun,

8 and his army, even his numbered men, 57,400.

8 And his host, and those that were numbered thereof, were fifty and seven thousand and four hundred.

8 His military division numbers 57,400.

8 Those in his division number 57,400.

8 and his army as numbered totaled 57,400.

9 The total of the numbered men of the camp of Judah: 186,400, by their armies. (E)They shall set out first.

9 All that were numbered in the camp of Judah were an hundred thousand and fourscore thousand and six thousand and four hundred, throughout their armies. These shall first set forth.

9 The total number in their military divisions who belong to Judah’s encampment is 186,400; they will move out first.

9 All those numbered by division in the camp of Judah total 186,400. They are to be the first to travel."

9 The total of the numbered men [in the three tribes on the east side] in the camp of Judah was 186,400, by their armies. They shall move out first [on the march].

The Tribes On The South

10 “On the south side shall be the standard of the camp of Reuben by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Reuben: (F)Elizur the son of Shedeur,

10 On the south side shall be the standard of the camp of Reuben according to their armies: and the captain of the children of Reuben shall be Elizur the son of Shedeur.

10 Reuben’s military divisions will camp on the south side under their banner. The leader of the Reubenites is Elizur son of Shedeur.

10 "Toward the south is to be the division of the camp of Reuben under their standard. The leader of Reuben is to be Shedeur's son Elizur.

10 “On the south side shall be the (c)standard of the camp of Reuben, by their armies; and Elizur the son of Shedeur shall lead the sons of Reuben,

11 and his army, even their numbered men, 46,500.

11 And his host, and those that were numbered thereof, were forty and six thousand and five hundred.

11 His military division numbers 46,500.

11 Those in his division number 46,500.

11 and his army as numbered totaled 46,500.

12 Those who camp next to him shall be the tribe of Simeon, and the leader of the sons of Simeon: (G)Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai,

12 And those which pitch by him shall be the tribe of Simeon: and the captain of the children of Simeon shall be Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai.

12 The tribe of Simeon will camp next to it. The leader of the Simeonites is Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai.

12 "The tribe of Simeon is to camp beside Reuben. The leader of Simeon is to be Zurishaddai's son Shelumiel.

12 Those who camp next to Reuben [on the south side] shall be the tribe of Simeon; and Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai shall lead the sons of Simeon,

13 and his army, even their numbered men, 59,300.

13 And his host, and those that were numbered of them, were fifty and nine thousand and three hundred.

13 His military division numbers 59,300.

13 Those in his division number 59,300.

13 and his army as numbered totaled 59,300.

14 Then comes the tribe of Gad, and the leader of the sons of Gad: (H)Eliasaph the son of (d)Deuel,

14 Then the tribe of Gad: and the captain of the sons of Gad shall be Eliasaph the son of Reuel.

14 The tribe of Gad will be next. The leader of the Gadites is Eliasaph son of Deuel.(a)

14 "Next is to be the tribe of Gad. The leader of Gad is to be Deuel's son Eliasaph.

14 Then [completing the south side] the tribe of Gad; and Eliasaph the son of Reuel (Deuel) shall lead the sons of Gad,

15 and his army, even their numbered men, 45,650.

15 And his host, and those that were numbered of them, were forty and five thousand and six hundred and fifty.

15 His military division numbers 45,650.

15 Those in his division number 45,650.

15 and his army as numbered totaled 45,650.

16 The total of the numbered men of the camp of Reuben: 151,450 by their armies. And (I)they shall set out second.

16 All that were numbered in the camp of Reuben were an hundred thousand and fifty and one thousand and four hundred and fifty, throughout their armies. And they shall set forth in the second rank.

16 The total number in their military divisions who belong to Reuben’s encampment is 151,450; they will move out second.

16 All those numbered by division in the camp of Reuben total 151,450. They are to be the second to travel."

16 The total of the numbered men [in the three tribes on the south side] in the camp of Reuben was 151,450, by their armies. They shall move out second [on the march].

The Tribe In The Center

17 (J)Then the tent of meeting shall set out with the camp of the Levites in the midst of the camps; just as they camp, so they shall set out, every man in his place by their standards.

17 Then the tabernacle of the congregation shall set forward with the camp of the Levites in the midst of the camp: as they encamp, so shall they set forward, every man in his place by their standards.

17 The tent of meeting is to move out with the Levites’ camp, which is in the middle of the camps. They are to move out just as they camp, each in his place,(b) with their banners.

17 "Then the Tent of Meeting is to travel with the camp of the descendants of Levi in the middle of the camps. They are to travel just as they have camped, each as designated under his standard."

17 “Then the Tent of Meeting (tabernacle) shall move out with the camp of the Levites in the middle of the [other] camps; just as they camp so shall they move out, every man in his place by their standards.

The Tribes On The West

18 “On the west side shall be the standard of the camp of (K)Ephraim by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Ephraim shall be (L)Elishama the son of Ammihud,

18 On the west side shall be the standard of the camp of Ephraim according to their armies: and the captain of the sons of Ephraim shall be Elishama the son of Ammihud.

18 Ephraim’s military divisions will camp on the west side under their banner. The leader of the Ephraimites is Elishama son of Ammihud.

18 "Toward the west is to be the division of the camp of Ephraim under their standard. The leader of Ephraim is to be Ammihud's son Elishama.

18 “On the west side shall be the (d)standard of the camp of Ephraim, by their armies; and Elishama the son of Ammihud shall lead the sons of Ephraim,

19 and his army, even their numbered men, 40,500.

19 And his host, and those that were numbered of them, were forty thousand and five hundred.

19 His military division numbers 40,500.

19 Those in his division number 40,500.

19 and his army as numbered totaled 40,500.

20 Next to him shall be the tribe of Manasseh, and the leader of the sons of Manasseh: (M)Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur,

20 And by him shall be the tribe of Manasseh: and the captain of the children of Manasseh shall be Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur.

20 The tribe of Manasseh will be next to it. The leader of the Manassites is Gamaliel son of Pedahzur.

20 "The tribe of Manasseh is to encamp beside them. The leader of Manasseh is to be Pedahzur's son Gamaliel.

20 Beside Ephraim [on the west side] shall be the tribe of Manasseh; and Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur shall lead the sons of Manasseh,

21 and his army, even their numbered men, 32,200.

21 And his host, and those that were numbered of them, were thirty and two thousand and two hundred.

21 His military division numbers 32,200.

21 Those in his division number 32,200.

21 and his army as numbered totaled 32,200.

22 Then comes the tribe of (N)Benjamin, and the leader of the sons of Benjamin: (O)Abidan the son of Gideoni,

22 Then the tribe of Benjamin: and the captain of the sons of Benjamin shall be Abidan the son of Gideoni.

22 The tribe of Benjamin will be next. The leader of the Benjaminites is Abidan son of Gideoni.

22 "Next is to be the tribe of Benjamin. The leader of Benjamin is to be Gideoni's son Abidan.

22 Then [completing the west side shall be] the tribe of Benjamin; and Abidan the son of Gideoni shall lead the sons of Benjamin,

23 and his army, even their numbered men, 35,400.

23 And his host, and those that were numbered of them, were thirty and five thousand and four hundred.

23 His military division numbers 35,400.

23 Those in his division number 35,400.

23 and his army as numbered totaled 35,400.

24 The total of the numbered men of the camp of Ephraim: 108,100, by their armies. And (P)they shall set out third.

24 All that were numbered of the camp of Ephraim were an hundred thousand and eight thousand and an hundred, throughout their armies. And they shall go forward in the third rank.

24 The total in their military divisions who belong to Ephraim’s encampment number 108,100; they will move out third.

24 All those numbered by division in the camp Ephraim total 108,100. They are to be the third to travel."

24 The total of the numbered men [of the three tribes on the west side] in the camp of Ephraim was 108,100, by their armies. They shall move out in third place.

The Tribes On The North

25 “On the north side shall be the standard of the camp of Dan by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Dan: (Q)Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai,

25 The standard of the camp of Dan shall be on the north side by their armies: and the captain of the children of Dan shall be Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai.

25 Dan’s military divisions will camp on the north side under their banner. The leader of the Danites is Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai.

25 "Toward the north is to be the division of the camp of Dan under their standard. The leader of Dan is to be Ammishaddai's son Ahiezer.

25 “On the north side shall be the (e)standard of the camp of Dan, by their armies; and Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai shall lead the sons of Dan,

26 and his army, even their numbered men, 62,700.

26 And his host, and those that were numbered of them, were threescore and two thousand and seven hundred.

26 His military division numbers 62,700.

26 Those in his division number 62,700.

26 and his army as numbered totaled 62,700.

27 Those who camp next to him shall be the tribe of Asher, and the leader of the sons of Asher: (R)Pagiel the son of Ochran,

27 And those that encamp by him shall be the tribe of Asher: and the captain of the children of Asher shall be Pagiel the son of Ocran.

27 The tribe of Asher will camp next to it. The leader of the Asherites is Pagiel son of Ochran.

27 "The tribe of Asher is to encamp beside them. The leader of Asher is to be Ochran's son Pagiel.

27 Encamped next to Dan [on the north side] shall be the tribe of Asher; and Pagiel the son of Ochran shall lead the sons of Asher,

28 and his army, even their numbered men, 41,500.

28 And his host, and those that were numbered of them, were forty and one thousand and five hundred.

28 His military division numbers 41,500.

28 Those in his division number 41,500.

28 and his army as numbered totaled 41,500.

29 Then comes the tribe of (S)Naphtali, and the leader of the sons of Naphtali: (T)Ahira the son of Enan,

29 Then the tribe of Naphtali: and the captain of the children of Naphtali shall be Ahira the son of Enan.

29 The tribe of Naphtali will be next. The leader of the Naphtalites is Ahira son of Enan.

29 "Next is to be the tribe of Naphtali. The leader of Naphtali is to be Enan's son Ahira.

29 Then [completing the north side] comes the tribe of Naphtali; and Ahira the son of Enan shall lead the sons of Naphtali,

30 and his army, even their numbered men, 53,400.

30 And his host, and those that were numbered of them, were fifty and three thousand and four hundred.

30 His military division numbers 53,400.

30 Those in his division number 53,400.

30 and his army as numbered totaled 53,400.

31 The total of the numbered men of the camp of Dan was 157,600. (U)They shall set out last by their standards.”

31 All they that were numbered in the camp of Dan were an hundred thousand and fifty and seven thousand and six hundred. They shall go hindmost with their standards.

31 The total number who belong to Dan’s encampment is 157,600; they are to move out last, with their banners.”

31 All those numbered by division in the camp of Dan total 157,600. They are to be the last to travel under their standards."

31 The total of the numbered men [of the three tribes on the north side] in the camp of Dan was 157,600. They shall move out last, (f)standard after standard.”

Summary

32 These are the numbered men of the sons of Israel by their fathers’ households; the total of the numbered men of the camps by their armies, (V)603,550.

32 These are those which were numbered of the children of Israel by the house of their fathers: all those that were numbered of the camps throughout their hosts were six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty.

32 These are the Israelites registered by their ancestral houses. The total number in the camps by their military divisions is 603,550.

32 Here is a summary of the census of the Israelis according to the tribes of their ancestral houses: All the divisions in the camps numbered 603,550,

32 These are the men of the Israelites [twenty years old and upward] as numbered by their fathers’ households. The total of the numbered men of the camps by their armies, 603,550.

33 (W)The Levites, however, were not numbered among the sons of Israel, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.

33 But the Levites were not numbered among the children of Israel; as the LORD commanded Moses.

33 But the Levites were not registered among the Israelites, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.(A)

33 but the descendants of Levi were not numbered along with the other Israelis, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

33 But the Levites were not numbered with the [other] Israelites, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.

34 Thus the sons of Israel did; according to all that the Lord commanded Moses, so they camped by their standards, and so they set out, every one by his family according to his father’s household.

34 And the children of Israel did according to all that the LORD commanded Moses: so they pitched by their standards, and so they set forward, every one after their families, according to the house of their fathers.

34 The Israelites did everything the Lord commanded Moses; they camped by their banners in this way and moved out the same way, each man by his clan and by his ancestral house.(B)

34 So the Israelis did everything just as the LORD had commanded Moses; that is, they encamped under their standard as each person traveled with his own tribe and ancestral house.

34 Thus the Israelites did [as ordered]; according to everything the Lord had commanded Moses, so they camped by their standards, and so they moved out, everyone with his family (clan), according to his fathers’ household.

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