Numbers 1

CHAPTER 1

Moses and Aaron Number Israel

1And the  lord spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tent of the testimony, on day one of the [2month 1second 4year 3of the second] of their coming forth from out of the land of Egypt, saying, 2Take the sum of all the congregation of the sons of Israel according to their kin, and houses of their patrimony, according to the number of their names; every male according to their head count. 3From twenty years and up, all going forth in the force of Israel, you number them with their force -- you and Aaron! 4And with you there will be each one [2according to 3the tribe 4of each 1of the rulers], [2according to 3the houses 4of their patrimony 1they shall be]. 5And these are the names of the men who shall stand with you of the ones of Reuben -- Elizur son of Shedeur. 6Of the ones of Simeon- Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai. 7Of the ones of Judah -- Nashon son of Amminadab. 8Of the ones of Issachar -- Nethaneel son of Zuar. 9The ones of Zebulun -- Eliab son of Helon. 10Of the sons of Joseph, of the ones of Ephraim -- Elishama son of Ammihud. Of the ones of Manasseh -- Gamaliel son of Pedahzur. 11Of the ones of Benjamin -- Abidan son of Gideoni. 12Of the ones of Dan -- Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai. 13Of the ones of Asher -- Pagiel son of Ocran. 14Of the ones of Gad -- Eliasaph son of Reuel. 15Of the ones of Naphtali -- Ahira son of Enan. 16These are the selected ones of the congregation, rulers of the tribes according to their patrimony; [2commanders of thousands 3in Israel 1they are]. 17And [4took 1Moses 2and 3Aaron] these men, of the ones being called by name. 18And all the congregation gathered on day one of the month, of the second year. and they were numbered according to their origins, according to their patrimony, according to the number of their names from twenty years old and up, every male according to their head count. 19In which manner the  lord gave orders to Moses, and they were numbered in the wilderness of Sinai. 20And there were to the sons of Reuben, first-born of Israel, according to their kin, according to their peoples, according to the houses of their patrimony, according to the number of their names, according to their head count, every male from twenty years and up, every one going forth in the force, 21the numbering of them from out of the tribe of Reuben -- six and forty thousand and five hundred. 22To the sons of Simeon, according to their kin, according to their peoples, according to the houses of their patrimony, according to the number of their names, according to their head count, all males from twenty years and up, every one going forth in the force, 23 their numbering from the tribe of Simeon -- nine and fifty thousand and three hundred. 24To the sons of Gad, according to their kin, according to their peoples, according to the houses of their patrimony, according to the number of their names, all males from twenty years and up, every one going forth in the force, 25 their numbering from out of the tribe of Gad -- five and forty thousand and six hundred and fifty. 26To the sons of Judah, according to their kin, according to their peoples, according to the houses of their patrimony, according to the number of their names, all males from twenty years and up, every one going forth in the force, 27 their numbering from the tribe of Judah -- four and seventy thousand and six hundred. 28To the sons of Issachar, according to their kin, according to their peoples, according to the houses of their patrimony, according to the number of their names, all males from twenty years and up, every one going forth in the force, 29 their numbering from the tribe of Issachar -- four and fifty thousand and four hundred. 30To the sons of Zebulun, according to their kin, according to their peoples, according to the houses of their patrimony, according to the number of their names, all males from twenty years and up, every one going forth in the force, 31 their numbering from the tribe of Zebulun -- seven and fifty thousand and four hundred. 32To the sons of Joseph, the sons of Ephraim, according to their kin, according to their peoples, according to the houses of their patrimony, according to the number of their names, all males from twenty years and up, every one going forth in the force, 33 their numbering from the tribe of Ephraim -- forty thousand and five hundred. 34To the sons of Manasseh, according to their kin, according to their peoples, according to the houses of their patrimony, according to the number of their names, all males from twenty years and up, every one going forth in the force, 35 their numbering from the tribe of Manasseh -- two and thirty thousand and five hundred. 36To the sons of Benjamin, according to their kin, according to their peoples, according to the houses of their patrimony, according to the number of their names, all males from twenty years and up, every one going forth in the force, 37 their numbering from the tribe of Benjamin -- five and thirty thousand and four hundred. 38To the sons of Dan, according to their kin, according to their peoples, according to the houses of their patrimony, according to the number of their names, all males from twenty years and up, every one going forth in the force, 39 their numbering from the tribe of Dan -- two and sixty thousand and seven hundred. 40To the sons of Asher, according to their kin, according to their peoples, according to the houses of their patrimony, according to the number of their names, all males from twenty years and up, every one going forth in the force, 41 their numbering from the tribe of Asher -- one and forty thousand and five hundred. 42To the sons of Naphtali, according to their kin, according to their peoples, according to the houses of their patrimony, according to the number of their names, all males from twenty years and up, every one going forth in the force, 43 their numbering from the tribe of Naphtali -- three and fifty thousand and four hundred. 44This is the numbering which Moses numbered, and Aaron, and the rulers of Israel -- twelve men, [2man 1one] according to tribe; [2one 3according to 4tribe 5of the houses 6of their patrimony 1there was]. 45And came to pass all the numbering of the sons of Israel with their force, from twenty years and up, all the ones going forth to deploy in Israel -- 46six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty. 47But the Levites from the tribes of their patrimony were not considered together among the sons of Israel. 48And the  lord spoke to Moses, saying, 49Know that! [3the 4tribe 5of Levi 1you shall not 2consider], and their number you shall not take in the midst of the sons of Israel. 50And you set the Levites over the tent of the testimony, and over all the items of it, and over all as much as is in it! They shall lift the tent, and all the items for it. And they shall officiate in it, and [2round about 3the 4tent 1they shall camp]. 51And in the lifting away the tent, [3shall lower 4it 1the 2Levites]. And in the pitching the tent, they shall raise it up. And the foreigner going in it, let him die! 52And [4shall camp 1the 2sons 3of Israel], every man in his own order, and every man according to his own governing authority, with their force. 53But the Levites -- let them camp opposite round about the tent of the testimony, and there shall not be sin among the sons of Israel. And [4shall guard 1the 2Levites 3themselves] the watch of the tent of the testimony. 54And [4did 1the 2sons 3of Israel] according to all as much as the  lord gave charge to Moses and Aaron -- thus they did.
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