Numbers 26
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Second census of the Israelite tribes
1#25:19 in HebAfter the plague #26:1 in Hebthe LORD said to Moses and Eleazar, Aaron the priest’s son: 2Take a census of the entire Israelite community, from 20 years old and above by their households, to determine everyone in Israel who is eligible for military service.
3Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke to the people on the plains of Moab by the Jordan opposite Jericho: 4"Take a census of those 20 years old and above as the LORD commanded Moses." The Israelites who left the land of Egypt were:
5Reuben, Israel’s oldest son.
Reuben’s descendants: from Hanoch, the Hanochite clan; from Pallu, the Palluite clan; 6from Hezron, the Hezronite clan; from Carmi, the Carmite clan. 7These are the Reubenite clans. Their enrollment was 43,730.
8Pallu’s descendants: Eliab.
9Eliab’s descendants: Nemuel, Dathan, and Abiram. These are the Dathan and Abiram chosen by the community who fought against Moses and Aaron with the community of Korah, when they fought against the LORD. 10The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them, along with Korah, when the community died and fire devoured 250 persons. They became a warning sign. 11But Korah’s descendants didn’t die.
12Simeon’s descendants according to their clans: from Nemuel, the Nemuelite clan; from Jamin, the Jaminite clan; from Jachin, the Jachinite clan; 13from Zerah, the Zerahite clan; from Shaul, the Shaulite clan. 14These are the Simeonite clans, 22,200.
15Gad’s descendants according to their clans: from Zephon, the Zephonite clan; from Haggi, the Haggite clan; from Shuni, the Shunite clan; 16from Ozni, the Oznite clan; from Eri, the Erite clan; 17from Arod, the Arodite clan; from Areli, the Arelite clan. 18These are the Gadite clans. Their enrollment was 40,500.
19Judah’s descendants: Er and Onan. Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan. 20Judah’s descendants according to their clans: from Shelah, the Shelanite clan; from Perez, the Perezite clan; from Zerah, the Zerahite clan.
21Perez’s descendants: from Hezron, the Hezronite clan; from Hamul, the Hamulite clan. 22These are the Judahite clans. Their enrollment was 76,500.
23Issachar’s descendants according to their clans: from Tola, the Tolaite clan; from Puvah, the Punite clan; 24from Jashub, the Jashubite clan; from Shimron, the Shimronite clan. 25These are the Issacharite clans. Their enrollment was 64,300.
26Zebulun’s descendants according to their clans: from Sered, the Seredite clan; from Elon, the Elonite clan; from Jahleel, the Jahleelite clan. 27These are the Zebulunite clans. Their enrollment was 60,500.
28Joseph’s descendants according to their clans: Manasseh and Ephraim.
29Manasseh’s descendants: from Machir, the Machirite clan. Machir fathered Gilead. From Gilead, the Gileadite clan. 30These are Gilead’s descendants: from Iezer, the Iezerite clan; from Helek, the Helekite clan; 31from Asriel, the Asrielite clan; from Shechem, the Shechemite clan; 32from Shemida, the Shemidaite clan; and from Hepher, the Hepherite clan. 33But Zelophehad, Hepher’s son, had no sons, only daughters. The names of Zelophehad’s daughters were Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah. 34These are the Manassehite clans. Their enrollment was 52,700.
35These are Ephraim’s descendants according to their clans: from Shuthelah, the Shuthelahite clan; from Becher, the Becherite clan; from Tahan, the Tahanite clan. 36These are Shuthelah’s descendants: from Eran, the Eranite clan. 37These are Ephraim’s descendants. Their enrollment was 32,500.
These are Joseph’s descendants according to their clans.
38Benjamin’s descendants according to their clans: from Bela, the Belaite clan; from Ashbel, the Ashbelite clan; from Ahiram, the Ahiramite clan; 39from Shupham,#LXX, Syr, Tg, Vulg; MT Shephupham the Shuphamite clan; from Hupham, the Huphamite clan. 40Bela’s descendants were Ard and Naaman: from Ard, the Ardite clan; from Naaman, the Naamite clan. 41These are Benjamin’s descendants according to their clans. Their enrollment was 45,600.
42These are Dan’s descendants according to their clans: from Shuham, the Shuhamite clan. These are the Danite clans according to their clans. 43All the Shuhamite clans according to their enrollment were 64,400.
44Asher’s descendants according to their clans: from Imnah, the Imnite clan; from Ishvi, the Ishvite clan; from Beriah, the Beriite clan. 45From Beriah’s descendants: from Heber, the Heberite clan; from Malchiel, the Malchielite clan. 46The name of Asher’s daughter was Serah. 47These are the clans of Asher’s descendants. Their enrollment was 53,400.
48Naphtali’s descendants according to their clans: from Jahzeel, the Jahzeelite clan; from Guni, the Gunite clan; 49from Jezer, the Jezerite clan; from Shillem, the Shillemite clan. 50These are Naphtali’s clans according to their clans. Their enrollment was 45,400.
51These are the ones enrolled as Israelites: 601,730.
52The LORD spoke to Moses: 53The land will be apportioned to these as an inheritance according to the number of names. 54To a large clan you will give a large inheritance, and to a small clan you will give a small inheritance. Each will be given its inheritance according to the number of its enrollment. 55The land, however, will be apportioned by lot. They will inherit according to the names of their ancestral tribes. 56Whether they are large or small, each tribe will inherit by means of the lot.
Second census of the Levites
57These are the ones enrolled as Levites according to their clans: from Gershon, the Gershonite clan; from Kohath, the Kohathite clan; from Merari, the Merarite clan.
58These are the Levite clans: the Libnite clan, the Hebronite clan, the Mahlite clan, the Mushite clan, and the Korahite clan. Now Kohath fathered Amram. 59The name of Amram’s wife was Jochebed, Levi’s daughter, who was born to Levi in Egypt. She gave birth for Amram to Aaron, Moses, and Miriam their sister. 60To Aaron were born Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. 61Nadab and Abihu died when they made an unauthorized offering to the LORD. 62Their enrollment was 23,000, consisting of every male one month old and above. They weren’t enrolled with the Israelites because no inheritance of land was given to them among the Israelites.
Summary
63These are the ones whom Moses and Eleazar the priest enrolled. They enrolled the Israelites on the plains of Moab by the Jordan opposite Jericho. 64There wasn’t one person among these from those enrolled by Moses and Aaron the priest when they enrolled the Israelites in the Sinai desert. 65The LORD had said to them, "They will die in the desert." Not one of them remained, except Caleb, Jephunneh’s son, and Joshua, Nun’s son.
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