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61 But Nadab and Abihu died when they presented strange fire before[a] Yahweh. 62 The ones counted were twenty-three thousand, every male from a month old[b] and above, because they were not counted in the midst of the Israelites[c] since no inheritance was given to them in the midst of the Israelites.[d]

63 These were the ones counted by Moses and Eleazar the priest, who counted the Israelites[e] on the desert-plateau of Moab on the Jordan across Jericho.

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  1. Numbers 26:61 Literally “in the presence of”
  2. Numbers 26:62 Literally “a son of one month”
  3. Numbers 26:62 Literally “sons/children of Israel”
  4. Numbers 26:62 Literally “sons/children of Israel”
  5. Numbers 26:63 Literally “sons/children of Israel”