Numbers 26
The Second Census
1#Nu 25:9After the plague, the Lord spoke to Moses and to Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, saying, 2#Ex 38:25–26; Nu 1:2–3“Take the count of all the assembly of the children of Israel from twenty years old and older, throughout their fathers’ houses, all that are able to go to war in Israel.” 3#Nu 22:1; 33:48Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho, saying, 4#Nu 1:1“Take the count of the people from twenty years old and older,” as the Lord commanded Moses.
The children of Israel, who went out of the land of Egypt, were these:
5#1Ch 5:3; Ge 46:8–9Reuben, the oldest son of Israel. The children of Reuben:
of Hanok, from whom comes the family of the Hanokites;
of Pallu, the family of the Palluites;
6of Hezron, the family of the Hezronites;
of Karmi, the family of the Karmites.
7These are the families of the Reubenites: those who were counted were forty-three thousand seven hundred and thirty.
8The son of Pallu was Eliab. 9#Nu 1:16The sons of Eliab were Nemuel, and Dathan, and Abiram. This is that Dathan and Abiram, called out from the assembly, who argued against Moses and against Aaron in the company of Korah when they argued against the Lord. 10#Nu 16:38; 16:31–35; 2Pe 2:6And the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them with Korah when that company died, when the fire devoured two hundred and fifty men, and they became a sign. 11#Ex 6:24But the children of Korah did not die.
12#1Ch 4:24; Ge 46:10The sons of Simeon by their families were:
of Nemuel, the family of the Nemuelites;
of Jamin, the family of the Jaminites;
of Jakin, the family of the Jakinites;
13#Ge 46:10of Zerah, the family of the Zerahites;
of Shaul, the family of the Shaulites.
14These are the families of the Simeonites: twenty-two thousand two hundred.
15#Ge 46:16The children of Gad by their families were:
of Zephon, the family of the Zephonites;
of Haggi, the family of the Haggites;
of Shuni, the family of the Shunites;
16of Ozni, the family of the Oznites;
of Eri, the family of the Erites;
17of Arodi, the family of the Arodites;
of Areli, the family of the Arelites.
18These are the families of the children of Gad according to those by their count: forty thousand five hundred.
19#Ge 46:12The sons of Judah were Er and Onan, and Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan.
20#Ge 46:12; Ne 11:24The sons of Judah after 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 by their count: seventy-six thousand five hundred.
23#Ge 46:13; 1Ch 7:1The sons of Issachar by their families were:
of Tola, the family of the Tolaites;
of Puah, the family of the Puites;
24#Ge 46:13of Jashub, the family of the Ja­shubites;
of Shimron, the family of the Shimronites.
25These are the families of Issachar by their count: sixty-four thousand three hundred.
26#Ge 46:14The sons of Zebulun by their families were:
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 by their count: sixty thousand five hundred.
28#Ge 46:20The sons of Joseph according to their families, by Manasseh and Ephraim, were:
29#Jos 17:1; Nu 36:1The sons of Manasseh:
of Makir, the family of the Makirites, and Makir begot Gilead;
of Gilead, the family of the Gileadites.
30#Jdg 6:11; Jos 17:2These are the sons of Gilead:
of Iezer, the family of the 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.
33#Nu 27:1Zelophehad the son of Hepher had no sons, but daughters, and the names of the daughters of Zelophehad were Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milkah, and Tirzah.
34These are the families of Manasseh, and those who were numbered of them were fifty-two thousand seven hundred.
35These are the sons of Ephraim according to their families:
of Shuthelah, the family of the Shuthelahites;
of Beker, the family of the Bekerites;
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 by their count: thirty-two thousand five hundred.
These are the sons of Joseph by their families.
38#1Ch 8:1The sons of Benjamin by their families were:
of Bela, the family of the Belaites;
of Ashbel, the family of the Ashbelites;
of Ahiram, the family of the Ahiramites;
39of Shupham, the family of the Shuphamites;
of Hupham, the family of the Huphamites.
40#1Ch 8:3The sons of Bela were Ard and Naaman:
of Ard, the family of the Ardites;
and of Naaman, the family of the Naamites.
41These are the sons of Benjamin by their families, and by their count: forty-five thousand six hundred.
42#Ge 46:23These are the sons of Dan according to their families:
of Shuham, the family of the Shuhamites.
These are the families of Dan after their families. 43All the families of the Shuhamites, by their count, were sixty-four thousand four hundred.
44#Ge 46:17; 1Ch 7:30The sons of Asher by their families were:
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 were:
of Heber, the family of the Heber­ites;
of Malkiel, the family of the Mal­kielites.
46The name of the daughter of Asher was Serah.
47These are the families of the sons of Asher by their count: fifty-three thousand four hundred.
48#Ge 46:24; 1Ch 7:13Of the sons of Naphtali by their families were:
of Jahzeel, the family of the Jahzeelites;
of Guni, the family of the Gunites;
49#1Ch 7:13of Jezer, the family of the Jezerites;
of Shillem, the family of the Shillemites.
50These are the families of Naphtali according to their families; those who were numbered of them were forty-five thousand four hundred.
51#Nu 1:46These were the counted of the children of Israel: six hundred and one thousand, seven hundred and thirty.
52The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: 53#Jos 11:23; 14:1To these the land will be divided for an inheritance by the number of names. 54#Nu 33:54To a large tribe you shall give a large inheritance, and to small tribe you shall give a small inheritance. To each one his inheritance will be given according to those who were numbered of him. 55#Nu 33:54; 34:13But the land will be divided by lot. By the names of the tribes of their fathers they will inherit. 56According to the lot his possession will be divided between large and small.
57#Ge 46:11; Ex 6:16–19These are those counted of the Levites by 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 the Levites:
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.
And Kohath begot Amram. 59#Ex 6:20; 2:1–2And the name of the wife of Amram was Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, whom her mother bore to Levi in Egypt, and she bore to Amram Aaron and Moses and Miriam their sister. 60#Nu 3:2To Aaron was born Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. 61#Lev 10:1–2; Nu 3:4Nadab and Abihu died when they offered foreign fire before the Lord.
62#Nu 1:49; 3:39Those who were numbered of them were twenty-three thousand, each male from a month old and older; for they were not counted among the children of Israel, because there was no inheritance given them among the children of Israel.
63These were counted by Moses and Eleazar the priest, who counted the children of Israel in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho. 64#Dt 2:14–15But among these there was not a man counted by Moses and Aaron the priest when they counted the children of Israel in the Wilderness of Sinai 65#Nu 14:28–30; 14:38because the Lord had said of them, “They will surely die in the wilderness.” And there was not a man left of them, except Caleb the son of Jephunneh and Joshua the son of Nun.

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