Numbers 1:16
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New International Version
These were the men appointed from the community, the leaders of their ancestral tribes. They were the heads of the clans of Israel.

King James Bible
These were the renowned of the congregation, princes of the tribes of their fathers, heads of thousands in Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
These were those summoned of the assembly, princes of the tribes of their fathers, the heads of the thousands of Israel.

World English Bible
These are those who were called of the congregation, the princes of the tribes of their fathers; they were the heads of the thousands of Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
These are those called of the company, princes of the tribes of their fathers; they are heads of the thousands of Israel.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

These were the renowned - Literally, the called, of the congregation - those who were summoned by name to attend. The order of the tribes In the above enumeration may be viewed thus: -

Sons of Leah

1Reuben

2Simeon

3Judah

4. Issachar

5. Zebulun

Sons of Rachel

6. Ephraim

7. Manasseh

8. Benjamin

continued...

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the renowned. Keruey haaidah, literally 'the called of the congregation,' those who were summoned by name to attend.

Numbers 2:3-31 And on the east side toward the rising of the sun shall they of the standard of the camp of Judah pitch throughout their armies...

Numbers 7:2,10-83 That the princes of Israel, heads of the house of their fathers, who were the princes of the tribes...

Numbers 10:14-27 In the first place went the standard of the camp of the children of Judah according to their armies...

Numbers 11:17 And I will come down and talk with you there: and I will take of the spirit which is on you, and will put it on them...

Numbers 16:2 And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly...

Numbers 26:9 And the sons of Eliab; Nemuel, and Dathan, and Abiram. This is that Dathan and Abiram, which were famous in the congregation...

Judges 6:15 And he said to him, Oh my Lord, with which shall I save Israel? behold, my family is poor in Manasseh...

1 Chronicles 27:16-22 Furthermore over the tribes of Israel: the ruler of the Reubenites was Eliezer the son of Zichri: of the Simeonites...

heads

Numbers 1:4 And with you there shall be a man of every tribe; every one head of the house of his fathers.

Exodus 18:21,25 Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness...

Deuteronomy 1:15 So I took the chief of your tribes, wise men, and known, and made them heads over you, captains over thousands...

1 Samuel 22:7 Then Saul said to his servants that stood about him, Hear now, you Benjamites...

1 Samuel 23:23 See therefore, and take knowledge of all the lurking places where he hides himself, and come you again to me with the certainty...

Micah 5:2 But you, Bethlehem Ephratah, though you be little among the thousands of Judah...

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The Consolation
Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God. Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned: for she hath received at the LORD 's hand double for all her sins. T he particulars of the great "mystery of godliness," as enumerated by the Apostle Paul, constitute the grand and inexhaustible theme of the Gospel ministry, "God manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

Genealogy According to Luke.
^C Luke III. 23-38. ^c 23 And Jesus himself [Luke has been speaking about John the Baptist, he now turns to speak of Jesus himself], when he began to teach, was about thirty years of age [the age when a Levite entered upon God's service--Num. iv. 46, 47], being the son (as was supposed) of Joseph, the son [this may mean that Jesus was grandson of Heli, or that Joseph was counted as a son of Heli because he was his son-in-law] of Heli, 24 the son of Matthat, the son of Levi, the son of Melchi, the
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Exodus 18:21
But select capable men from all the people--men who fear God, trustworthy men who hate dishonest gain--and appoint them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens.

Exodus 18:25
He chose capable men from all Israel and made them leaders of the people, officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens.

Numbers 1:4
One man from each tribe, each of them the head of his family, is to help you.

Numbers 1:15
from Naphtali, Ahira son of Enan."

Numbers 1:17
Moses and Aaron took these men whose names had been specified,

Numbers 7:2
Then the leaders of Israel, the heads of families who were the tribal leaders in charge of those who were counted, made offerings.

Numbers 10:4
If only one is sounded, the leaders--the heads of the clans of Israel--are to assemble before you.

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