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2-15 “Take a census of all the men twenty years old and older who are able to go to war, indicating their tribe and family. You and Aaron are to direct the project, assisted by these leaders from each tribe”:

TribeLeader
ReubenElizur (son of Shedeur)
SimeonShelumiel (son of Zurishaddai)
JudahNahshon (son of Amminadab)
IssacharNethanel (son of Zuar)
ZebulunEliab (son of Helon)
Ephraim (son of Joseph)Elishama (son of Ammihud)
Manasseh (son of Joseph)Gamaliel (son of Pedahzur)
BenjaminAbidan (son of Gideoni)
DanAhiezer (son of Ammishaddai)
AsherPagiel (son of Ochran)
GadEliasaph (son of Deuel)
NaphtaliAhira (son of Enan)

16 These were the tribal leaders elected from among the people.

17-19 [a] On the same day Moses and Aaron and the above-named leaders summoned all the men of Israel who were twenty years old or older to come and register, each man indicating his tribe and family, as the Lord had commanded Moses.

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 1:17 Added in the Hebrew text is this sentence: “So he numbered them in the wilderness of Sinai.”

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