New Living Translation
and you will be assisted by one family leader from each tribe.
King James Bible
And with you there shall be a man of every tribe; every one head of the house of his fathers.
Darby Bible Translation
And with you there shall be a man for every tribe, a man who is the head of his father's house.
World English Bible
With you there shall be a man of every tribe; everyone head of his fathers' house.
Young's Literal Translation
and with you there is a man for a tribe, each is a head to the house of his fathers.
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CommentaryNumbers 1:4 Parallel Commentaries
Like the last part of Exodus, and the whole of Leviticus, the first part of Numbers, i.-x. 28--so called, rather inappropriately, from the census in i., iii., (iv.), xxvi.--is unmistakably priestly in its interests and language. Beginning with a census of the men of war (i.) and the order of the camp (ii.), it devotes specific attention to the Levites, their numbers and duties (iii., iv.). Then follow laws for the exclusion of the unclean, v. 1-4, for determining the manner and amount of restitution …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
But select from all the people some capable, honest men who fear God and hate bribes. Appoint them as leaders over groups of one thousand, one hundred, fifty, and ten.
He chose capable men from all over Israel and appointed them as leaders over the people. He put them in charge of groups of one thousand, one hundred, fifty, and ten.
These are the chosen leaders of the community, the leaders of their ancestral tribes, the heads of the clans of Israel."
Then Moses summoned the leaders of the tribes of Israel and told them, "This is what the LORD has commanded:
So I took the wise and respected men you had selected from your tribes and appointed them to serve as judges and officials over you. Some were responsible for a thousand people, some for a hundred, some for fifty, and some for ten.
In this delegation were ten leaders of Israel, one from each of the ten tribes, and each the head of his family within the clans of Israel.
1 Kings 8:1
Solomon then summoned to Jerusalem the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes--the leaders of the ancestral families of the Israelites. They were to bring the Ark of the LORD's Covenant to the Temple from its location in the City of David, also known as Zion.
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