Numbers 26
Young's Literal Translation

The Second Census of Israel

(Numbers 1:1-4)

1And it cometh to pass, after the plague, that Jehovah speaketh unto Moses, and unto Eleazar son of Aaron the priest, saying, 2‘Take up the sum of all the company of the sons of Israel, from a son of twenty years and upward, by the house of their fathers, every one going out to the host in Israel.’ 3And Moses speaketh — Eleazar the priest also — with them, in the plains of Moab, by Jordan, [near] Jericho, saying, 4‘From a son of twenty years and upward,’ as Jehovah hath commanded Moses and the sons of Israel who are coming out from the land of Egypt.

The Tribe of Reuben

5Reuben, first-born of Israel — sons of Reuben: [of] Hanoch [is] the family of the Hanochite; 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 three and forty 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 company, who have striven against Moses and against Aaron in the company of Korah, in their striving against Jehovah, 10and the earth openeth her mouth, and swalloweth them and Korah, in the death of the company, in the fire consuming the two hundred and fifty men, and they become a sign; 11and the sons of Korah died not.

The Tribe of Simeon

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 Zarhite; of Shaul the family of the Shaulite. 14These [are] families of the Simeonite, two and twenty thousand and two hundred.

The Tribe of Gad

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.

The Tribe of Judah

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

The Tribe of Issachar

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, four and sixty thousand and three hundred.

The Tribe of Zebulun

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.

The Tribe of Manasseh

28Sons of Joseph by their families [are] Manasseh and Ephraim. 29Sons of Manasseh: of Machir [is] the family of the Machirite; and Machir hath 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 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] two and fifty thousand and seven hundred.

The Tribe of Ephraim

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, two and thirty thousand and five hundred. These [are] sons of Joseph by their families.

The Tribe of Benjamin

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] five and forty thousand and six hundred.

The Tribe of Dan

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, [are] four and sixty thousand and four hundred.

The Tribe of Asher

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, three and fifty thousand and four hundred.

The Tribe of Naphtali

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] five and forty thousand and four hundred.

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

Inheritance by Lot

52And Jehovah speaketh unto Moses, saying, 53‘To these is the land apportioned by inheritance, by the number of names; 54to the many thou dost increase their inheritance, and to the few thou dost diminish their inheritance; [to] each according to his numbered ones is given his inheritance. 55‘Only by lot is the land apportioned, by the names of the tribes of their fathers they inherit; 56according to the lot is their inheritance apportioned between many and few.’

Levites Numbered

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 hath begotten Amram, 59and the name of Amram’s wife is Jochebed, daughter of Levi, whom [one] hath born to Levi in Egypt; and she beareth to Amram Aaron, and Moses, and Miriam their sister. 60And born to Aaron Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar; 61and Nadab dieth — Abihu also — in their bringing near strange fire before Jehovah. 62And their numbered ones are three and twenty 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; for an inheritance hath not been given to them in the midst of the sons of Israel.

Only Caleb and Joshua Remain

63These [are] those numbered by Moses and Eleazar the priest, who have numbered the sons of Israel in the plains of Moab, by Jordan, [near] Jericho; 64and among these there hath 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 Jehovah said of them, ‘They do certainly die in the wilderness;’ and there hath not been left of them a man save Caleb son of Jephunneh, and Joshua son of Nun.

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