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1And Hashem spoke unto Moshe in the midbar of Sinai, in the Ohel Mo'ed, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of Eretz Mitzrayim, saying, 2Take ye the rosh (top amount, census) of kol Adat Bnei Yisroel after their mishpekhot, by the bais of their avot, with the number of their shmot, every zachar by their head count; 3From twenty years old and upward, all that are ablebodied to serve in tzava b'Yisroel (army in Yisroel); thou and Aharon shall number them by their tzva'ot (legions). 4And with you there shall be a man of every tribe; every one Rosh of the bais of his Avot. 5And these are the shemot haanashim that shall stand with you: of the tribe of Reuven, Elitzur ben Shedeur; 6Of Shim'on, Shelumiel ben Tzurishaddai; 7Of Yehudah, Nachshon ben Amminadav; 8Of Yissakhar, Netanel ben Tzuar; 9Of Zevulun, Eliav ben Chelon; 10Of the bnei Yosef: of Ephrayim, Elishama ben Ammihud; of Menasheh, Gamli'el ben Pedahtzur; 11Of Binyamin, Avidan ben Gideoni; 12Of Dan, Achiezer ben Ammishaddai; 13Of Asher, Pagiel ben Ochran; 14Of Gad, Elyasaph ben Deuel; 15Of Naphtali, Achira ben Enan. 16These were the called men of the Edah, nasiim of the tribes of their avot, rashei alfei Yisroel (head-men of the clans of Yisroel). 17And Moshe and Aharon took these men which had been designated by their names; 18And they assembled kol HaEdah together on the first yom of the second month, and they declared their family after their mishpekhot, by the bais of their avot, according to the number of the shmot, from twenty years old and upward, one by one. 19As Hashem commanded Moshe, so he counted them in the midbar of Sinai. 20And the bnei Reuven, Yisroel's bechor, by their toldot, after their mishpekhot, by the bais of their avot, according to the number of the shmot, one by one, every zakhar from twenty years old and upward, all that are ablebodied to serve in tzava; 21Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Reuven, were forty and six thousand and five hundred. 22Of the bnei Shim'on, by their toldot, after their mishpekhot, by the bais of their avot, those that were numbered of them, according to the number of the shmot, one by one, every male from twenty years old and upward, all that were able-bodied to serve in tzava (army); 23Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Shim'on, were fifty and nine thousand and three hundred. 24Of the bnei Gad, by their toldot, after their mishpekhot, by the bais of their avot, according to the number of the shmot, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able-bodied to serve in tzava; 25Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Gad, were forty and five thousand six hundred and fifty. 26Of the bnei Yehudah, by their toldot, after their mishpekhot, by the bais of their avot, according to the number of the shmot, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able-bodied to serve in tzava (army); 27Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Yehudah, were threescore and fourteen thousand and six hundred. 28Of the bnei Yissakhar, by their toldot, after their mishpekhot, by the bais of their avot, according to the number of the shmot, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able-bodied to serve in tzava (army); 29Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Yissakhar, were fifty and four thousand and four hundred. 30Of the bnei Zevulun, by their toldot, after their mishpekhot, by the bais of their avot, according to the number of the shmot, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able-bodied to serve in tzava (army); 31Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Zevulun, were fifty and seven thousand and four hundred. 32Of the bnei Yosef, namely, of the bnei Ephrayim, by their toldot, after their mishpekhot, by the bais of their avot, according to the number of the shmot, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able-bodied to serve in tzava (army); 33Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Ephrayim, were forty thousand and five hundred. 34Of the bnei Menasheh, by their toldot, after their mishpekhot, by the bais of their avot, according to the number of the shmot, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able-bodied to serve in tzava (army); 35Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Menasheh, were thirty and two thousand and two hundred. 36Of the bnei Binyamin, by their toldot, after their mishpekhot, by the bais of their avot, according to the number of the shmot, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able-bodied to serve in tzava (army); 37Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Binyamin, were thirty and five thousand and four hundred. 38Of the bnei Dan, by their toldot, after their mishpekhot, by the bais of their avot, according to the number of the shmot, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able-bodied to serve in tzava (army); 39Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Dan, were threescore and two thousand and seven hundred. 40Of the bnei Asher, by their toldot, after their mishpekhot, by the bais of their avot, according to the number of the shmot, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able-bodied to serve in tzava (army); 41Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Asher, were forty and one thousand and five hundred. 42Of the bnei Naphtali, throughout their toldot, after their mishpekhot, by the bais of their avot, according to the number of the shmot, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able-bodied to serve in tzava (army); 43Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Naphtali, were fifty and three thousand and four hundred. 44These are those that were numbered, which Moshe and Aharon numbered, and the nasiim (princes, rulers, exalted) of Yisroel, being shneym asar (twelve) men, each one representing the bais of his avot. 45So were all those that were numbered of the Bnei Yisroel, by the bais of their avot, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able-bodied to serve in tzava b'Yisroel (army in Yisroel); 46Even all they that were numbered were six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty. 47But the Levi'im after the tribe of their avot were not numbered among them. 48For Hashem had spoken unto Moshe saying, 49Only thou shalt not number the tribe of Levi, neither take the sum of them among the Bnei Yisroel; 50But thou shalt appoint the Levi'im over the Mishkan HaEdut and over all the vessels thereof, and over all things that belong to it; they shall bear the Mishkan, and all the vessels thereof; and they shall take care of it, and shall encamp round about the Mishkan. 51And when the Mishkan setteth forward, the Levi'im shall take it down; and when the Mishkan is to be pitched, the Levi'im shall set it up; and the zar (stranger, outsider, unauthorized party) that cometh nigh shall be put to death. 52And the Bnei Yisroel shall pitch their tents, every man by his own machaneh (camp), and every man by his own degel (standard, banner), throughout their tzva'ot (hosts). 53But the Levi'im shall encamp around the Mishkan HaEdut, that there be no ketzef (wrath) fall upon the Adat Bnei Yisroel; and the Levi'im shall be shomer mishmeret (watch the watch, attend to, keep the charge, the reverence) of the Mishkan HaEdut. 54And the Bnei Yisroel did according to all that Hashem commanded Moshe, so did they.
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