“You and Aaron must ·count [take a census of; L lift the head of] all the ·people of Israel [community/congregation/assembly of the sons/T children of Israel] by ·families [clans] and family groups, listing the name of each ·man [male].
“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”: Tribe Leader Reuben Elizur (son of Shedeur) Simeon Shelumiel (son of Zurishaddai) Judah Nahshon (son of Amminadab) Issachar Nethanel (son of Zuar) Zebulun Eliab (son of Helon) Ephraim (son of Joseph) Elishama (son of Ammihud) Manasseh (son of Joseph) Gamaliel (son of Pedahzur) Benjamin Abidan (son of Gideoni) Dan Ahiezer (son of Ammishaddai) Asher Pagiel (son of Ochran) Gad Eliasaph (son of Deuel) Naphtali Ahira (son of Enan)
God spoke to Moses in the Wilderness of Sinai at the Tent of Meeting on the first day of the second month in the second year after they had left Egypt. He said, “Number the congregation of the People of Israel by clans and families, writing down the names of every male. You and Aaron are to register, company by company, every man who is twenty years and older who is able to fight in the army. Pick one man from each tribe who is head of his family to help you. These are the names of the men who will help you: from Reuben: Elizur son of Shedeur
Take ye the sum, or the number, of all the congregation of the sons of Israel, by their kindreds, and families, and all their names each by themselves, whatever thing of male kind, (Take ye the sum, or the number, of all the congregation of the people of Israel, by their kindreds, and families, and list, or register, all their names, whoever is a male,)
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