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52 Then the Israelis are to encamp around the tent,[a] arranged according to their company and the standard of their army. 53 But the descendants of Levi are to encamp on all sides of the Tent of Meeting so that divine wrath won’t fall on the congregation of Israel.[b] The descendants of Levi are to take care of the Tent of Meeting.”

54 The Israelis observed everything that the Lord had commanded Moses, doing exactly what they were told.

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  1. Numbers 1:52 The Heb. lacks around the tent
  2. Numbers 1:53 Lit. sons of Israel