Numbers 10:17
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New International Version
Then the tabernacle was taken down, and the Gershonites and Merarites, who carried it, set out.

King James Bible
And the tabernacle was taken down; and the sons of Gershon and the sons of Merari set forward, bearing the tabernacle.

Darby Bible Translation
And the tabernacle was taken down; and the sons of Gershon and the sons of Merari set forward bearing the tabernacle.

World English Bible
The tabernacle was taken down; and the sons of Gershon and the sons of Merari, who bore the tabernacle, went forward.

Young's Literal Translation
And the tabernacle hath been taken down, and the sons of Gershon and the sons of Merari have journeyed, bearing the tabernacle.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The standard - of Judah - See this order of marching explained at large on Numbers 2 (note). The following is the order in which this vast company proceeded in their march: -

Judah Issachar Zebulun Gershonites, and Merarites carrying the tabernacle.

Reuben Simeon Gad The Kohathites with the sanctuary.

Ephraim Manasseh Benjamin

Dan Asher Naphtali.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the tabernacle

Numbers 1:51 And when the tabernacle sets forward, the Levites shall take it down: and when the tabernacle is to be pitched...

Hebrews 9:11 But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands...

Hebrews 12:28 Why we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear:

2 Peter 1:14 Knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ has showed me.

the sons

Numbers 3:25,26,36,37 And the charge of the sons of Gershon in the tabernacle of the congregation shall be the tabernacle, and the tent, the covering thereof...

Numbers 4:24-33 This is the service of the families of the Gershonites, to serve, and for burdens...

Numbers 7:6-8 And Moses took the wagons and the oxen, and gave them to the Levites...

November 17. "The Ark of the Covenant of the Lord Went Before Them" (Num. x. 33).
"The ark of the covenant of the Lord went before them" (Num. x. 33). God does give us impressions but not that we should act on them as impressions. If the impression be from God, He will Himself give sufficient evidence to establish it beyond the possibility of a doubt. How beautifully we read, in the story of Jeremiah, of the impression that came to him respecting the purchase of the field of Anathoth, but Jeremiah did not act upon this impression until after the following day, when his uncle's
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

The Publication of the Gospel
The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that published it [or of the preachers] P erhaps no one Psalm has given greater exercise to the skill and patience of commentators and critics, than the sixty-eighth. I suppose the difficulties do not properly belong to the Psalm, but arise from our ignorance of various circumstances to which the Psalmist alludes; which probably were, at that time, generally known and understood. The first verse is the same with the stated form of benediction
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

Cross References
Numbers 4:21
The LORD said to Moses,

Numbers 10:16
and Eliab son of Helon was over the division of the tribe of Zebulun.

Numbers 10:21
Then the Kohathites set out, carrying the holy things. The tabernacle was to be set up before they arrived.

1 Chronicles 23:24
These were the descendants of Levi by their families--the heads of families as they were registered under their names and counted individually, that is, the workers twenty years old or more who served in the temple of the LORD.

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