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Numbers 26
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The Second Registration of Israel’s Troops

26After the plague had ended, the LORD said to Moses and to Eleazar son of Aaron the priest,H310H4046H3068H559H4872H499H1121H175H3548H559 2"From the whole community of Israel, record the names of all the warriors by their families. List all the men twenty years old or older who are able to go to war."H5375H7218H5712H1121H3478H6242H8141H1121H4605H1H1004H3318H6635H3478 3So there on the plains of Moab beside the Jordan River, across from Jericho, Moses and Eleazar the priest issued these instructions to the leaders of Israel.H4872H499H3548H1696H6160H4124H3383H3405H559 4"List all the men of Israel twenty years old and older, just as the LORD commanded Moses." This is the record of all the descendants of Israel who came out of Egypt.H6242H8141H1121H4605H3068H6680H4872H1121H3478H3318H776H4714

The Tribe of Reuben

5These were the clans descended from the sons of Reuben, Jacob's oldest son: The Hanochite clan, named after their ancestor Hanoch. The Palluite clan, named after their ancestor Pallu.H7205H1060H3478H1121H7205H2585H4940H2599H6396H4940H6384 6The Hezronite clan, named after their ancestor Hezron. The Carmite clan, named after their ancestor Carmi.H2696H4940H2697H3756H4940H3757 7These were the clans of Reuben. Their registered troops numbered 43,730.H4940H7206H6485H705H7969H505H7651H3967H7970 8Pallu was the ancestor of Eliab,H1121H6396H446 9and Eliab was the father of Nemuel, Dathan, and Abiram. This Dathan and Abiram are the same community leaders who conspired with Korah against Moses and Aaron, rebelling against the LORD.H1121H446H5241H1885H48H1885H48H7148H7121H5712H5327H4872H175H5712H7141H5327H3068 10But the earth opened up its mouth and swallowed them with Korah, and fire devoured 250 of their followers. This served as a warning to the entire nation of Israel.H776H6605H6310H1104H7141H5712H4194H784H398H3967H2572H376H5251 11However, the sons of Korah did not die that day.H1121H7141H4191

The Tribe of Simeon

12These were the clans descended from the sons of Simeon: The Jemuelite clan, named after their ancestor Jemuel. The Jaminite clan, named after their ancestor Jamin. The Jakinite clan, named after their ancestor Jakin.H1121H8095H4940H5241H4940H5242H3226H4940H3228H3199H4940H3200 13The Zoharite clan, named after their ancestor Zohar. The Shaulite clan, named after their ancestor Shaul.H2226H4940H2227H7586H4940H7587 14These were the clans of Simeon. Their registered troops numbered 22,200.H4940H8099H6242H8147H505H3967

The Tribe of Gad

15These were the clans descended from the sons of Gad: The Zephonite clan, named after their ancestor Zephon. The Haggite clan, named after their ancestor Haggi. The Shunite clan, named after their ancestor Shuni.H1121H1410H4940H6827H4940H6831H2291H4940H2291H7764H4940H7765 16The Oznite clan, named after their ancestor Ozni. The Erite clan, named after their ancestor Eri.H244H4940H244H6179H4940H6180 17The Arodite clan, named after their ancestor Arodi. The Arelite clan, named after their ancestor Areli.H720H4940H722H692H4940H692 18These were the clans of Gad. Their registered troops numbered 40,500.H4940H1121H1410H6485H705H505H2568H3967

The Tribe of Judah

19Judah had two sons, Er and Onan, who had died in the land of Canaan.H1121H3063H6147H209H6147H209H4191H776H3667 20These were the clans descended from Judah's surviving sons: The Shelanite clan, named after their ancestor Shelah. The Perezite clan, named after their ancestor Perez. The Zerahite clan, named after their ancestor Zerah.H1121H3063H4940H7956H4940H8024H6557H4940H6558H2226H4940H2227 21These were the subclans descended from the Perezites: The Hezronites, named after their ancestor Hezron. The Hamulites, named after their ancestor Hamul.H1121H6557H2696H4940H2697H2538H4940H2539 22These were the clans of Judah. Their registered troops numbered 76,500.H4940H3063H6485H7657H8337H505H2568H3967

The Tribe of Issachar

23These were the clans descended from the sons of Issachar: The Tolaite clan, named after their ancestor Tola. The Puite clan, named after their ancestor Puah.H1121H3485H4940H8439H4940H8440H6312H4940H6324 24The Jashubite clan, named after their ancestor Jashub. The Shimronite clan, named after their ancestor Shimron.H3437H4940H3432H8110H4940H8117 25These were the clans of Issachar. Their registered troops numbered 64,300.H4940H3485H6485H8346H702H505H7969H3967

The Tribe of Zebulun

26These were the clans descended from the sons of Zebulun: The Seredite clan, named after their ancestor Sered. The Elonite clan, named after their ancestor Elon. The Jahleelite clan, named after their ancestor Jahleel.H1121H2074H4940H5624H4940H5625H356H4940H440H3177H4940H3178 27These were the clans of Zebulun. Their registered troops numbered 60,500.H4940H2075H6485H8346H505H2568H3967

The Tribe of Manasseh

28Two clans were descended from Joseph through Manasseh and Ephraim.H1121H3130H4940H4519H669 29These were the clans descended from Manasseh: The Makirite clan, named after their ancestor Makir. The Gileadite clan, named after their ancestor Gilead, Makir's son.H1121H4519H4353H4940H4354H4353H3205H1568H1568H4940H1569 30These were the subclans descended from the Gileadites: The Iezerites, named after their ancestor Iezer. The Helekites, named after their ancestor Helek.H1121H1568H372H4940H373H2507H4940H2516 31The Asrielites, named after their ancestor Asriel. The Shechemites, named after their ancestor Shechem.H844H4940H845H7928H4940H7930 32The Shemidaites, named after their ancestor Shemida. The Hepherites, named after their ancestor Hepher.H8061H4940H8062H2660H4940H2662 33(One of Hepher's descendants, Zelophehad, had no sons, but his daughters' names were Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah.)H6765H1121H2660H1121H1323H8034H1323H6765H4244H5270H2295H4435H8656 34These were the clans of Manasseh. Their registered troops numbered 52,700.H4940H4519H6485H2572H8147H505H7651H3967

The Tribe of Ephraim

35These were the clans descended from the sons of Ephraim: The Shuthelahite clan, named after their ancestor Shuthelah. The Bekerite clan, named after their ancestor Beker. The Tahanite clan, named after their ancestor Tahan.H1121H669H4940H7803H4940H8364H1071H4940H1076H8465H4940H8470 36This was the subclan descended from the Shuthelahites: The Eranites, named after their ancestor Eran.H1121H7803H6197H4940H6198 37These were the clans of Ephraim. Their registered troops numbered 32,500. These clans of Manasseh and Ephraim were all descendants of Joseph.H4940H1121H669H6485H7970H8147H505H2568H3967H1121H3130H4940

The Tribe of Benjamin

38These were the clans descended from the sons of Benjamin: The Belaite clan, named after their ancestor Bela. The Ashbelite clan, named after their ancestor Ashbel. The Ahiramite clan, named after their ancestor Ahiram.H1121H1144H4940H1106H4940H1108H788H4940H789H297H4940H298 39The Shuphamite clan, named after their ancestor Shupham. The Huphamite clan, named after their ancestor Hupham.H8197H4940H7781H2349H4940H2350 40These were the subclans descended from the Belaites: The Ardites, named after their ancestor Ard. The Naamites, named after their ancestor Naaman.H1121H1106H714H5283H4940H716H5283H4940H5280 41These were the clans of Benjamin. Their registered troops numbered 45,600.H1121H1144H4940H6485H705H2568H505H8337H3967

The Tribe of Dan

42These were the clans descended from the sons of Dan: The Shuhamite clan, named after their ancestor Shuham.H1121H1835H4940H7748H4940H7749H4940H1835H4940 43These were the Shuhamite clans of Dan. Their registered troops numbered 64,400.H4940H7749H6485H8346H702H505H702H3967

The Tribe of Asher

44These were the clans descended from the sons of Asher: The Imnite clan, named after their ancestor Imnah. The Ishvite clan, named after their ancestor Ishvi. The Beriite clan, named after their ancestor Beriah.H1121H836H4940H3232H4940H3232H3440H4940H3441H1283H4940H1284 45These were the subclans descended from the Beriites: The Heberites, named after their ancestor Heber. The Malkielites, named after their ancestor Malkiel.H1121H1283H2268H4940H2277H4439H4940H4440 46Asher also had a daughter named Serah.H8034H1323H836H8294 47These were the clans of Asher. Their registered troops numbered 53,400.H4940H1121H836H6485H2572H7969H505H702H3967

The Tribe of Naphtali

48These were the clans descended from the sons of Naphtali: The Jahzeelite clan, named after their ancestor Jahzeel. The Gunite clan, named after their ancestor Guni.H1121H5321H4940H3183H4940H3184H1476H4940H1477 49The Jezerite clan, named after their ancestor Jezer. The Shillemite clan, named after their ancestor Shillem.H3337H4940H3340H8006H4940H8016 50These were the clans of Naphtali. Their registered troops numbered 45,400.H4940H5321H4940H6485H705H2568H505H702H3967

Results of the Registration

51In summary, the registered troops of all Israel numbered 601,730.H6485H1121H3478H8337H3967H505H505H7651H3967H7970 52Then the LORD said to Moses,H3068H1696H4872H559 53"Divide the land among the tribes, and distribute the grants of land in proportion to the tribes' populations, as indicated by the number of names on the list.H776H2505H5159H4557H8034 54Give the larger tribes more land and the smaller tribes less land, each group receiving a grant in proportion to the size of its population.H7227H7235H5159H4592H4591H5159H376H5159H5414H6310H6485 55But you must assign the land by lot, and give land to each ancestral tribe according to the number of names on the list.H776H2505H1486H8034H4294H1H5157 56Each grant of land must be assigned by lot among the larger and smaller tribal groups."H6310H1486H5159H2505H7227H4592

The Tribe of Levi

57This is the record of the Levites who were counted according to their clans: The Gershonite clan, named after their ancestor Gershon. The Kohathite clan, named after their ancestor Kohath. The Merarite clan, named after their ancestor Merari.H6485H3881H4940H1648H4940H1649H6955H4940H6956H4847H4940H4848 58The Libnites, the Hebronites, the Mahlites, the Mushites, and the Korahites were all subclans of the Levites. Now Kohath was the ancestor of Amram,H4940H3881H4940H3846H4940H2276H4940H4250H4940H4188H4940H7145H6955H3205H6019 59and Amram's wife was named Jochebed. She also was a descendant of Levi, born among the Levites in the land of Egypt. Amram and Jochebed became the parents of Aaron, Moses, and their sister, Miriam.H8034H6019H802H3115H1323H3878H3205H3878H4714H3205H6019H175H4872H4813H269 60To Aaron were born Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.H175H3205H5070H30H499H385 61But Nadab and Abihu died when they burned before the LORD the wrong kind of fire, different than he had commanded.H5070H30H4191H7126H2114H784H6440H3068 62The men from the Levite clans who were one month old or older numbered 23,000. But the Levites were not included in the registration of the rest of the people of Israel because they were not given an allotment of land when it was divided among the Israelites.H6485H6242H7969H505H2145H2320H1121H4605H6485H8432H1121H3478H5159H5414H8432H1121H3478 63So these are the results of the registration of the people of Israel as conducted by Moses and Eleazar the priest on the plains of Moab beside the Jordan River, across from Jericho.H6485H4872H499H3548H6485H1121H3478H6160H4124H3383H3405 64Not one person on this list had been among those listed in the previous registration taken by Moses and Aaron in the wilderness of Sinai.H376H4872H175H3548H6485H6485H1121H3478H4057H5514 65For the LORD had said of them, "They will all die in the wilderness." Not one of them survived except Caleb son of Jephunneh and Joshua son of Nun.H3068H559H4191H4191H4057H3498H376H3612H1121H3312H3091H1121H5126


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