Order of the Camps
1And the Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying: 2All the children of Israel shall camp by their troops, ensigns, and standards, and the houses of their kindreds, round about the tabernacle of the covenant. 3On the east Juda shall pitch his tents by the bands of his army: and the prince of his sons shall be Nahasson the son of Aminadab. 4And the whole sum of the fighting men of his stock, were seventy-four thousand six hundred. 5Next unto him they of the tribe of Issachar encamped, whose prince was Nathanael, the son of Suar. 6And the whole number of his fighting men were fifty-four thousand four hundred. 7In the tribe of Zabulon the prince was Eliab the son of Helon. 8And all the army of fighting men of his stock, were fifty-seven thousand four hundred. 9All that were numbered in the camp of Juda, were a hundred and eighty-six thousand four hundred: and they by their troops shall march first.
10In the camp of the sons of Ruben, on the south side, the prince shall be Elisur the son of Sedeur: 11And the whole army of his fighting men, that were numbered, were forty-six thousand five hundred. 12Beside him camped they of the tribe of Simeon: whose prince was Salamiel the son of Surisaddai. 13And the whole army of his fighting men, that were numbered, were fifty-nine thousand three hundred. 14In the tribe of Gad the prince was Eliasaph the son of Duel. 15And the whole army of his fighting men that were numbered, were forty- five thousand six hundred and fifty. 16All that were reckoned up in the camp of Ruben, were a hundred and fifty-one thousand four hundred and fifty, by their troops: they shall march in the second place.
17And the tabernacle of the testimony shall be carried by the officers of the Levites and their troops. As it shall be set up, so shall it be taken down. Every one shall march according to their places, and ranks.
18On the west side shall be the camp of the sons of Ephraim, whose prince was Elisama, the son of Ammiud. 19The whole army of his fighting men, that were numbered, were forty thousand five hundred. 20And with them the tribe of the sons of Manasses, whose prince was Gamaliel the son of Phadassur. 21And the whole army of his fighting men, that were numbered, were thirty-two thousand two hundred. 22In the tribe of the sons of Benjamin the prince was Abidan the son of Gedeon. 23And the whole army of his fighting men, that were reckoned up, were thirty-five thousand four hundred. 24All that were numbered in the camp of Ephraim, were a hundred and eight thousand one hundred by their troops: they shall march in the third place.
25On the north side camped the sons of Dan: whose prince was Ahiezar the son of Ammisaddai. 26The whole army of his fighting men, that were numbered, were sixty-two thousand seven hundred. 27Beside him they of the tribe of Aser pitched their tents: whose prince was Phegiel the son of Ochran. 28The whole army of his fighting men, that were numbered, were forty-one thousand five hundred. 29Of the tribe of the sons of Nephtali the prince was Ahira the son of Enan. 30The whole army of his fighting men, were fifty-three thousand four hundred. 31All that were numbered in the camp of Dan, were a hundred and fifty-seven thousand six hundred: and they shall march last.
32This is the number of the children of Israel, of their army divided according to the houses of their kindreds and their troops, six hundred and three thousand five hundred and fifty. 33And the Levites were not numbered among the children of Israel: for so the Lord had commanded Moses. 34And the children of Israel did according to all things that the Lord had commanded. They camped by their troops, and marched by the families and houses of their fathers.