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

New Living Translation
But if only one trumpet is blown, then only the leaders—the heads of the clans of Israel—must present themselves to you.

English Standard Version
But if they blow only one, then the chiefs, the heads of the tribes of Israel, shall gather themselves to you.

Berean Study Bible
But if only one is sounded, then the leaders, the heads of the clans of Israel, are to gather before you.

King James Bible
And if they blow but with one trumpet, then the princes, which are heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves unto thee.

New King James Version
But if they blow only one, then the leaders, the heads of the divisions of Israel, shall gather to you.

New American Standard Bible
But if only one is blown, then the leaders, the heads of the divisions of Israel, shall meet you.

NASB 1995
"Yet if only one is blown, then the leaders, the heads of the divisions of Israel, shall assemble before you.

NASB 1977
“Yet if only one is blown, then the leaders, the heads of the divisions of Israel, shall assemble before you.

Amplified Bible
However, if a single trumpet is blown, then the leaders, heads of the tribes of Israel, shall gather themselves to you.

Christian Standard Bible
However, if one is sounded, only the leaders, the heads of Israel’s clans, are to gather before you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
However, if one is sounded, only the leaders, the heads of Israel's clans, are to gather before you."

American Standard Version
And if they blow but one, then the princes, the heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves unto thee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And if they sound once, the Princes and the Leaders of the thousands of Israel shall gather to you.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And if they shall sound with one, all the rulers even the princes of Israel shall come to thee.

Contemporary English Version
But if just one is blown, only the twelve tribal leaders need to come together.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If thou sound but once, the princes and the heads of the multitude of Israel shall come to thee.

English Revised Version
And if they blow but with one, then the princes, the heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves unto thee.

Good News Translation
But when only one trumpet is sounded, then only the leaders of the clans are to gather around you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If only one trumpet blows, the leaders, the heads of the divisions of Israel, will meet with you.

International Standard Version
When one trumpet is blown, the elders and the heads of the thousands of the Israelis are to gather to you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And if they blow but with one, then the princes, the heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves unto thee.

Literal Standard Version
And if they blow with one, then the princes, heads of the thousands of Israel, have assembled to you;

NET Bible
"But if they blow with one trumpet, then the leaders, the heads of the thousands of Israel, must come to you.

New Heart English Bible
But if they blow just one, then the leaders, the heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves to you.

World English Bible
If they blow just one, then the princes, the heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves to you.

Young's Literal Translation
And if with one they blow, then have the princes, heads of the thousands of Israel, met together unto thee;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Two Silver Trumpets
3When both are sounded, the whole congregation is to assemble before you at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. 4But if only one is sounded, then the leaders, the heads of the clans of Israel, are to gather before you. 5When you sound short blasts, the camps that lie on the east side are to set out.…

Cross References
Exodus 18:21
Furthermore, select capable men from among the people--God-fearing, trustworthy men who are averse to dishonest gain. Appoint them over the people as leaders of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.

Numbers 1:16
These men were appointed from the congregation; they were the leaders of the tribes of their fathers, the heads of the clans of Israel.

Numbers 7:2
And the leaders of Israel, the heads of their families, presented an offering. These men were the tribal leaders who had supervised the registration.


Treasury of Scripture

And if they blow but with one trumpet, then the princes, which are heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves to you.

Numbers 1:4-16
And with you there shall be a man of every tribe; every one head of the house of his fathers…

Numbers 7:2
That the princes of Israel, heads of the house of their fathers, who were the princes of the tribes, and were over them that were numbered, offered:

Exodus 18:21
Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:









(4) With one trumpet.--Or, but once (or, at the same time). (Comp. Job 33:14; Proverbs 28:18; Jeremiah 10:8.) Some suppose that the meaning is that the trumpets were to be blown at the same time with one even or uniform sound, and that not a continuous one.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But if
וְאִם־ (wə·’im-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

[only] one
בְּאַחַ֖ת (bə·’a·ḥaṯ)
Preposition-b | Number - feminine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

is sounded,
יִתְקָ֑עוּ (yiṯ·qā·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 8628: To clatter, slap, clang, to drive, to become bondsman

then the leaders,
הַנְּשִׂיאִ֔ים (han·nə·śî·’îm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5387: An exalted one, a king, sheik, a rising mist

the heads
רָאשֵׁ֖י (rā·šê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 7218: The head

of the clans
אַלְפֵ֥י (’al·p̄ê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 505: A thousand

of Israel,
יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

are to gather
וְנוֹעֲד֤וּ (wə·nō·w·‘ă·ḏū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 3259: To fix upon, to meet, to summon, to direct, to engage

before you.
אֵלֶ֙יךָ֙ (’ê·le·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to


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