10Now the LORD said to Moses,H3068H1696H4872H559 2"Make two trumpets of hammered silver for calling the community to assemble and for signaling the breaking of camp.H6213H8147H2689H3701H4749H6213H1961H4744H5712H4550H4264 3When both trumpets are blown, everyone must gather before you at the entrance of the Tabernacle.H8628H2004H5712H3259H6607H168H4150 4But if only one trumpet is blown, then only the leaders—the heads of the clans of Israel—must present themselves to you.H8628H259H5387H7218H505H3478H3259 5"When you sound the signal to move on, the tribes camped on the east side of the Tabernacle must break camp and move forward.H8628H8643H4264H2583H6924H5265 6When you sound the signal a second time, the tribes camped on the south will follow. You must sound short blasts as the signal for moving on.H8628H8643H8145H4264H2583H8486H5265H8628H8643H4550 7But when you call the people to an assembly, blow the trumpets with a different signal.H6951H6950H8628H7321 8Only the priests, Aaron's descendants, are allowed to blow the trumpets. This is a permanent law for you, to be observed from generation to generation.H1121H175H3548H8628H2689H2708H5769H1755 9"When you arrive in your own land and go to war against your enemies who attack you, sound the alarm with the trumpets. Then the LORD your God will remember you and rescue you from your enemies.H935H4421H776H6862H6887H7321H2689H2142H6440H3068H430H3467H341 10Blow the trumpets in times of gladness, too, sounding them at your annual festivals and at the beginning of each month. And blow the trumpets over your burnt offerings and peace offerings. The trumpets will remind the LORD your God of his covenant with you. I am the LORD your God."H3117H8057H4150H7218H2320H8628H2689H5930H2077H8002H2146H6440H430H3068H430 11In the second year after Israel's departure from Egypt—on the twentieth day of the second month—the cloud lifted from the Tabernacle of the Covenant.H6242H8145H2320H8145H8141H6051H5927H4908H5715 12So the Israelites set out from the wilderness of Sinai and traveled on from place to place until the cloud stopped in the wilderness of Paran.H1121H3478H5265H4550H4057H5514H6051H7931H4057H6290 13When the people set out for the first time, following the instructions the LORD had given through Moses,H7223H5265H6310H3068H3027H4872 14Judah's troops led the way. They marched behind their banner, and their leader was Nahshon son of Amminadab.H7223H5265H1714H4264H1121H3063H6635H5177H1121H5992 15They were joined by the troops of the tribe of Issachar, led by Nethanel son of Zuar,H6635H4294H1121H3485H5417H1121H6686 16and the troops of the tribe of Zebulun, led by Eliab son of Helon.H6635H4294H1121H2074H446H1121H2497 17Then the Tabernacle was taken down, and the Gershonite and Merarite divisions of the Levites were next in the line of march, carrying the Tabernacle with them.H4908H3381H1121H1648H1121H4847H5265H5375H4908 18Reuben's troops went next, marching behind their banner. Their leader was Elizur son of Shedeur.H1714H4264H7205H5265H6635H6635H468H1121H7707 19They were joined by the troops of the tribe of Simeon, led by Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai,H6635H4294H1121H8095H8017H1121H6701 20and the troops of the tribe of Gad, led by Eliasaph son of Deuel.H6635H4294H1121H1410H460H1121H1845 21Next came the Kohathite division of the Levites, carrying the sacred objects from the Tabernacle. Before they arrived at the next camp, the Tabernacle would already be set up at its new location.H6956H5265H5375H4720H6965H4908H935 22Ephraim's troops went next, marching behind their banner. Their leader was Elishama son of Ammihud.H1714H4264H1121H669H5265H6635H6635H476H1121H5989 23They were joined by the troops of the tribe of Manasseh, led by Gamaliel son of Pedahzur,H6635H4294H1121H4519H1583H1121H6301 24and the troops of the tribe of Benjamin, led by Abidan son of Gideoni.H6635H4294H1121H1144H27H1121H1441 25Dan's troops went last, marching behind their banner and serving as the rear guard for all the tribal camps. Their leader was Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai.H1714H4264H1121H1835H5265H622H4264H6635H6635H295H1121H5996 26They were joined by the troops of the tribe of Asher, led by Pagiel son of Ocran,H6635H4294H1121H836H6295H1121H5918 27and the troops of the tribe of Naphtali, led by Ahira son of Enan.H6635H4294H1121H5321H299H1121H5881 28This was the order in which the Israelites marched, division by division.H428H4550H1121H3478H6635H5265 29One day Moses said to his brother-in-law, Hobab son of Reuel the Midianite, "We are on our way to the place the LORD promised us, for he said, 'I will give it to you.' Come with us and we will treat you well, for the LORD has promised wonderful blessings for Israel!"H4872H559H2246H1121H7467H4084H4872H2859H5265H4725H3068H559H5414H3212H2895H3068H1696H2896H3478 30But Hobab replied, "No, I will not go. I must return to my own land and family."H559H3212H3212H776H4138 31"Please don't leave us," Moses pleaded. "You know the places in the wilderness where we should camp. Come, be our guide.H559H5800H3651H3045H2583H4057H5869 32If you do, we'll share with you all the blessings the LORD gives us."H3212H2896H3068H3190H2895 33They marched for three days after leaving the mountain of the LORD, with the Ark of the LORD's Covenant moving ahead of them to show them where to stop and rest.H5265H2022H3068H7969H3117H1870H727H1285H3068H5265H6440H7969H3117H1870H8446H4496 34As they moved on each day, the cloud of the LORD hovered over them.H6051H3068H3119H5265H4264 35And whenever the Ark set out, Moses would shout, "Arise, O LORD, and let your enemies be scattered! Let them flee before you!"H727H5265H4872H559H6965H3068H341H6327H8130H5127H6440 36And when the Ark was set down, he would say, "Return, O LORD, to the countless thousands of Israel!"H5117H559H7725H3068H7233H505H3478
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