Numbers 26

Census of a New Generation

1
Ch 25:19 in Heb
Then it came about after the b  plague
Ch 26:1 in Heb
that the  Lord spoke to Moses and to Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, saying,
2 d  Take a
Lit sum
census of all the congregation of the sons of Israel from twenty years old and upward, by their fathers’ households, whoever is able to go out to war in Israel.”
3So Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them f  in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho, saying, 4Take a census of the people from twenty years old and upward, as the  Lord has commanded Moses.”

Now the sons of Israel who came out of the land of Egypt were:

5Reuben, Israel’s firstborn, the sons of Reuben: of Hanoch, the family of the Hanochites; of Pallu, the family of the Palluites; 6of Hezron, the family of the Hezronites; of Carmi, the family of the Carmites. 7These are the families of the Reubenites, and those who were numbered of them were g  43,730. 8The son of Pallu: Eliab. 9The sons of Eliab: Nemuel and Dathan and Abiram. These are the Dathan and Abiram who were h  called by the congregation, who contended against Moses and against Aaron in the company of Korah, when they contended against the  Lord, 10and i  the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up along with Korah, when that company died, j  when the fire devoured 250 men, so that they became a
Lit sign
warning.
11 l  The sons of Korah, however, did not die.

12The sons of Simeon according to their families: of
In Gen 46:10 and Ex 6:15, Jemuel
Nemuel, the family of the Nemuelites; of Jamin, the family of the Jaminites; of
In 1 Chr 4:24, Jarib
Jachin, the family of the Jachinites;
13of
In Gen 46:10, Zohar
Zerah, the family of the Zerahites; of Shaul, the family of the Shaulites.
14These are the families of the Simeonites p  22,200.

15The sons of Gad according to their families: of
In Gen 46:16, Ziphion
Zephon, the family of the Zephonites; of Haggi, the family of the Haggites; of Shuni, the family of the Shunites;
16of
In Gen 46:16, Ezbon
Ozni, the family of the Oznites; of Eri, the family of the Erites;
17of
In Gen 46:16, Arodi
Arod, the family of the Arodites; of Areli, the family of the Arelites.
18These are the families of the sons of Gad according to those who were numbered of them, t  40,500.

19The u  sons of Judah were Er and Onan, but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan. 20The v  sons of Judah according to their families were: of Shelah, the family of the Shelanites; of Perez, the family of the Perezites; of Zerah, the family of the Zerahites. 21The sons of Perez were: of Hezron, the family of the Hezronites; of Hamul, the family of the Hamulites. 22These are the families of Judah according to those who were numbered of them, w  76,500.

23The x  sons of Issachar according to their families: of Tola, the family of the Tolaites; of
In Gen 46:13, Puvvah; in 1 Chr 7:1, Puah
Puvah, the family of the Punites;
24of
In Gen 46:13, Iob
Jashub, the family of the Jashubites; of Shimron, the family of the Shimronites.
25These are the families of Issachar according to those who were numbered of them, aa  64,300.

26The ab  sons of Zebulun according to their families: of Sered, the family of the Seredites; of Elon, the family of the Elonites; of Jahleel, the family of the Jahleelites. 27These are the families of the Zebulunites according to those who were numbered of them, ac  60,500.

28The ad  sons of Joseph according to their families: Manasseh and Ephraim. 29The sons of Manasseh: of Machir, the family of the Machirites; and ae  Machir
Lit begot
became the father of Gilead: of Gilead, the family of the Gileadites.
30These are the sons of Gilead: of
In Jos.17.2, Abiezer
Iezer, the family of the ah  Iezerites; of Helek, the family of the Helekites;
31and of Asriel, the family of the Asrielites; and of Shechem, the family of the Shechemites; 32and of Shemida, the family of the Shemidaites; and of Hepher, the family of the Hepherites. 33Now Zelophehad the son of Hepher had no sons, but only daughters; and ai  the names of the daughters of Zelophehad were Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah and Tirzah. 34These are the families of Manasseh; and those who were numbered of them were aj  52,700.

35These are the sons of Ephraim according to their families: of Shuthelah, the family of the Shuthelahites; of
In 1 Chr 7:20, Bered
Becher, the family of the Becherites; of Tahan, the family of the Tahanites.
36These are the sons of Shuthelah: of Eran, the family of the Eranites. 37These are the families of the sons of Ephraim according to those who were numbered of them, al  32,500. These are the sons of Joseph according to their families.

38The sons of Benjamin according to their families: of Bela, the family of the Belaites; of Ashbel, the family of the Ashbelites; of
In Gen 46:21, Ehi; in 1 Chr 8:1, Aharah
Ahiram, the family of the Ahiramites;
39of
In Gen 46:21, Muppim; in 1 Chr 7:12, Shuppim
Shephupham, the family of the Shuphamites; of
In Gen 46:21, Muppim and Huppim
Hupham, the family of the Huphamites.
40The sons of Bela were
In 1 Chr 8:3, Addar
Ard and Naaman: of Ard, the family of the Ardites; of Naaman, the family of the Naamites.
41These are the sons of Benjamin according to their families; and those who were numbered of them were aq  45,600.

42These are the sons of Dan according to their families: of
In Gen 46:23, Hushim
Shuham, the family of the Shuhamites. These are the families of Dan according to their families.
43All the families of the Shuhamites, according to those who were numbered of them, were as  64,400.

44The at  sons of Asher according to their families: of Imnah, the family of the Imnites; of Ishvi, the family of the Ishvites; of Beriah, the family of the Beriites. 45Of the sons of Beriah: of Heber, the family of the Heberites; of Malchiel, the family of the Malchielites. 46The name of the daughter of Asher was Serah. 47These are the families of the sons of Asher according to those who were numbered of them, au  53,400.

48The av  sons of Naphtali according to their families: of Jahzeel, the family of the Jahzeelites; of Guni, the family of the Gunites; 49of Jezer, the family of the Jezerites; of aw  Shillem, the family of the Shillemites. 50These are the families of Naphtali according to their families; and those who were numbered of them were ax  45,400.

51These are those who were numbered of the sons of Israel ay  => 601,730.

52Then the  Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 53
Lit To
Among these the land shall be divided for an inheritance according to the number of names.
54 ba  To the larger group you shall increase their inheritance, and to the smaller group you shall diminish their inheritance; each shall be given their inheritance according to those who were numbered of them. 55But the land shall be bb  divided by lot. They shall
Lit inherit according to
receive their inheritance according to the names of the tribes of their fathers.
56According to the selection by lot, their inheritance shall be divided between the larger and the smaller groups.”

57 bd  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. 58These are the families of Levi: the family of the Libnites, the family of the Hebronites, the family of the Mahlites, the family of the Mushites, the family of the Korahites. be  Kohath
Lit begot
became the father of Amram.
59The name of Amram’s wife bg  was Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, who was born to Levi in Egypt; and she bore to Amram: Aaron and Moses and their sister Miriam. 60 bh  To Aaron were born Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar. 61 bi  But Nadab and Abihu died when they offered strange fire before the  Lord. 62Those who were numbered of them were bj  23,000, every male from a month old and upward, for bk  they were not numbered among the sons of Israel bl  since no inheritance was given to them among the sons of Israel.

63These are those who were numbered by Moses and Eleazar the priest, who numbered the sons of Israel in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho. 64 bm  But among these there was not a man of those who were numbered by Moses and Aaron the priest, who numbered the sons of Israel in the wilderness of Sinai. 65For the  Lord had said
Or to
of them, bo  They shall surely die in the wilderness.” And not a man was left of them, bp  except Caleb the son of Jephunneh and Joshua the son of Nun.
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