Numbers 26
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1And it comes to pass, after the plague, that YHWH speaks to Moses and to Eleazar son of Aaron the priest, saying, 2“Take a census of all the congregation of the sons of Israel, from a son of twenty years and upward, by the house of their fathers, everyone going out to the host in Israel.” 3And Moses speaks—Eleazar the priest also—with them in the plains of Moab by the Jordan, [near] Jericho, saying, 4“From a son of twenty years and upward,” as YHWH has commanded Moses and the sons of Israel who are coming out from the land of Egypt.

5Reuben, firstborn of Israel—sons of Reuben: of Enoch [is] the family of the Enochite; of Pallu the family of the Palluite; 6of Hezron the family of the Hezronite; of Carmi the family of the Carmite. 7These [are] families of the Reubenite, and their numbered ones are forty-three thousand and seven hundred and thirty. 8And the son of Pallu [is] Eliab; 9and the sons of Eliab [are] Nemuel, and Dathan, and Abiram; this [is that] Dathan and Abiram, called ones of the congregation, who have striven against Moses and against Aaron in the congregation of Korah, in their striving against YHWH, 10and the earth opens her mouth, and swallows them and Korah, in the death of the congregation, in the fire consuming the two hundred and fifty men, and they become a sign; 11but the sons of Korah did not die.

12Sons of Simeon by their families: of Nemuel [is] the family of the Nemuelite; of Jamin the family of the Jaminite; of Jachin the family of the Jachinite; 13of Zerah the family of the Zerahite; of Shaul the family of the Shaulite. 14These [are] families of the Simeonite—twenty-two thousand and two hundred.

15Sons of Gad by their families: of Zephon [is] the family of the Zephonite; of Haggi the family of the Haggite; of Shuni the family of the Shunite; 16of Ozni the family of the Oznite; of Eri the family of the Erite: 17of Arod the family of the Arodite; of Areli the family of the Arelite. 18These [are] families of the sons of Gad by their numbered ones—forty thousand and five hundred.

19Sons of Judah [are] Er and Onan; and Er dies—Onan also—in the land of Canaan. 20And sons of Judah by their families are: of Shelah the family of the Shelanite; of Perez the family of the Perezite; of Zerah the family of the Zerahite; 21and sons of Perez are: of Hezron the family of the Hezronite; of Hamul the family of the Hamulite. 22These [are] families of Judah by their numbered ones—seventy-six thousand and five hundred.

23Sons of Issachar by their families: of Tola [is] the family of the Tolaite; of Pua the family of the Punite; 24of Jashub the family of the Jashubite; of Shimron the family of the Shimronite. 25These [are] families of Issachar by their numbered ones—sixty-four thousand and three hundred.

26Sons of Zebulun by their families: of Sered [is] the family of the Sardite; of Elon the family of the Elonite; of Jahleel the family of the Jahleelite. 27These [are] families of the Zebulunite by their numbered ones—sixty thousand and five hundred.

28Sons of Joseph by their families [are] Manasseh and Ephraim. 29Sons of Manasseh: of Machir [is] the family of the Machirite; and Machir has begotten Gilead; of Gilead [is] the family of the Gileadite. 30These [are] sons of Gilead: of Jeezer [is] the family of the Jeezerite; of Helek the family of the Helekite; 31and of Asriel the family of the Asrielite; and of Shechem the family of the Shechemite; 32and of Shemida the family of the Shemidaite; and of Hepher the family of the Hepherite. 33And Zelophehad son of Hepher had no sons, but [only] daughters, and the names of the daughters of Zelophehad [are] Mahlah, and Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah. 34These [are] families of Manasseh, and their numbered ones [are] fifty-two thousand and seven hundred.

35These [are] sons of Ephraim by their families: of Shuthelah [is] the family of the Shuthelhite; of Becher the family of the Bachrite; of Tahan the family of the Tahanite. 36And these [are] sons of Shuthelah: of Eran the family of the Eranite. 37These [are] families of the sons of Ephraim by their numbered ones—thirty-two thousand and five hundred. These [are] sons of Joseph by their families.

38Sons of Benjamin by their families: of Bela [is] the family of the Belaite; of Ashbel the family of the Ashbelite; of Ahiram the family of the Ahiramite; 39of Shupham the family of the Shuphamite; of Hupham the family of the Huphamite. 40And sons of Bela are Ard and Naaman: [of Ard is] the family of the Ardite; of Naaman the family of the Naamite. 41These [are] sons of Benjamin by their families, and their numbered ones [are] forty-five thousand and six hundred.

42These [are] sons of Dan by their families: of Shuham [is] the family of the Shuhamite; these [are] families of Dan by their families; 43all the families of the Shuhamite by their numbered ones—sixty-four thousand and four hundred.

44Sons of Asher by their families: of Jimna [is] the family of the Jimnite; of Jesui the family of the Jesuite; of Beriah the family of the Beriite. 45Of sons of Beriah: of Heber [is] the family of the Heberite; of Malchiel the family of the Malchielite. 46And the name of the daughter of Asher [is] Sarah. 47These [are] families of the sons of Asher by their numbered ones—fifty-three thousand and four hundred.

48Sons of Naphtali by their families: of Jahzeel [is] the family of the Jahzeelite; of Guni the family of the Gunite; 49of Jezer the family of the Jezerite; of Shillem the family of the Shillemite. 50These [are] families of Naphtali by their families, and their numbered ones [are] forty-five thousand and four hundred.

51These [are] numbered ones of the sons of Israel—six hundred thousand and one thousand seven hundred and thirty.

52And YHWH speaks to Moses, saying, 53“The land is apportioned to these by inheritance, by the number of names; 54to the many you increase their inheritance, and to the few you diminish their inheritance; each is given his inheritance according to his numbered ones. 55Surely the land is apportioned by lot; they inherit by the names of the tribes of their fathers; 56their inheritance is apportioned according to the lot between many and few.”

57And these [are] numbered ones of the Levite by their families: of Gershon [is] the family of the Gershonite; of Kohath the family of the Kohathite; of Merari the family of the Merarite. 58These [are] families of the Levite: the family of the Libnite, the family of the Hebronite, the family of the Mahlite, the family of the Mushite, the family of the Korathite. And Kohath has begotten Amram, 59and the name of Amram’s wife is Jochebed, daughter of Levi, whom has been born to Levi in Egypt; and she bears to Amram Aaron, and Moses, and their sister Miriam. 60And born to Aaron [are] Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar; 61and Nadab dies—Abihu also—in their bringing strange fire near before YHWH. 62And their numbered ones are twenty-three thousand, every male from a son of a month and upwards, for they have not numbered themselves in the midst of the sons of Israel, because an inheritance has not been given to them in the midst of the sons of Israel.

63These [are] those numbered by Moses and Eleazar the priest, who have numbered the sons of Israel in the plains of Moab by the Jordan, [near] Jericho; 64and among these there has not been a man of those numbered by Moses and Aaron the priest, who numbered the sons of Israel in the wilderness of Sinai, 65for YHWH said of them, “They certainly die in the wilderness”; and there has not been left a man of them, except Caleb son of Jephunneh and Joshua son of Nun.

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