Numbers 1:2
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English Standard Version
“Take a census of all the congregation of the people of Israel, by clans, by fathers’ houses, according to the number of names, every male, head by head.

King James Bible
Take ye the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, after their families, by the house of their fathers, with the number of their names, every male by their polls;

American Standard Version
Take ye the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, by their families, by their fathers houses, according to the number of the names, every male, by their polls;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Take the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel by their families, and houses, and the names of every one, as many as are of the male sex,

English Revised Version
Take ye the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, by their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of the names, every male, by their polls;

Webster's Bible Translation
Take ye the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, after their families by the house of their fathers, with the number of their names, every male by their poll:

Numbers 1:2 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Lastly, the tenth of the land, both of the seed of the land - i.e., not of what was sown, but of what was yielded, the produce of the seed (Deuteronomy 14:22), the harvest reaped, or "corn of the threshing-floor," Numbers 18:27 - and also of the fruit of the tree, i.e., "the fulness of the press" (Numbers 18:27), the wine and oil (Deuteronomy 14:23), belonged to the Lord, were holy to Him, and could not be dedicated to Him by a vow. At the same time they could be redeemed by the addition of a fifth beyond the actual amount.

Numbers 1:2 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

take ye the sum. This numbering was probably intended to illustrate the Divine faithfulness in thus increasing the seed of Abraham; to prepare them to preserve due order in their march; and to distinguish the tribes and families.

Numbers 26:2-4,63,64 Take the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, from twenty years old and upward, throughout their fathers' house...

Exodus 30:12 When you take the sum of the children of Israel after their number, then shall they give every man a ransom for his soul to the LORD...

Exodus 38:26 A bekah for every man, that is, half a shekel, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for every one that went to be numbered...

2 Samuel 24:1-3 And again the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them to say, Go, number Israel and Judah...

1 Chronicles 21:1,2 And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel...

1 Chronicles 27:23,24 But David took not the number of them from twenty years old and under...

the children

Genesis 49:1-3 And Jacob called to his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the last days...

Exodus 1:1-5 Now these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt; every man and his household came with Jacob...

after

Numbers 1:18,22,26 And they assembled all the congregation together on the first day of the second month...

Exodus 6:14-19 These be the heads of their fathers' houses: The sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel; Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi...

Cross References
Exodus 12:37
And the people of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand men on foot, besides women and children.

Exodus 30:12
"When you take the census of the people of Israel, then each shall give a ransom for his life to the LORD when you number them, that there be no plague among them when you number them.

Exodus 38:25
The silver from those of the congregation who were recorded was a hundred talents and 1,775 shekels, by the shekel of the sanctuary:

Exodus 38:26
a beka a head (that is, half a shekel, by the shekel of the sanctuary), for everyone who was listed in the records, from twenty years old and upward, for 603,550 men.

Numbers 26:2
"Take a census of all the congregation of the people of Israel, from twenty years old and upward, by their fathers' houses, all in Israel who are able to go to war."

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