Numbers 1
God commandeth Moses to number the people.
Numbers 1:1 And the Lorde spake vnto Moses in the wildernesse of Sinay, in the tabernacle of wytnesse, the fyrst daye of þe seconde moneth in the seconde yeare after they were come out of the lande of Egypte, sayinge: Numbers 1:2 take ye the summe of all the multitude of the chyldren of Israel, after theyr kynredes & housholde of theyr fathers wyth the nombre of theyr names, all that are males, heed by heed, Numbers 1:3 from .xx. yeare & aboue: euen all that go forthe to the warre in Israel, thou and Aaron shall nombre them thorowe out theyr armyes, Numbers 1:4 and wyth you shalbe men of euery trybe, wherof euery one is heed man of the house of hys fathers.
The princes of the tribes.
Numbers 1:5 And these are the names of the men that shall stande with you: of Ruben, Elizur the sonne of Sedeur: Numbers 1:6 of Simeon, Selumiel the sonne of Suri Sadai: Numbers 1:7 of Iuda, Nahesson þe sonne of Aminadab: Numbers 1:8 of Isachar, Nathanael the sonne of Zuar: Numbers 1:9 of Zabulon, Eliab the sonne of Helon. Numbers 1:10 Amonge the chyldren of Ioseph: of Ephraim, Elisama the sonne of Amihud: of Manasse, Gamaliel þe sonne of Peda Zur: Numbers 1:11 of Ben Iamin, Abidan the sonne of Gedeoni: Numbers 1:12 of Dan, Ahiezer the sonne of Ammi Sadai: Numbers 1:13 of Aser, Pagiel the sonne of Ocran: Numbers 1:14 of Gad, Elisaph the sonne of Deguel: Numbers 1:15 of Nephthali, Ahira the sonne of Enan. Numbers 1:16 These were of greate fame in the congregacyon, Lordes of the trybes of their fathers, and heades ouer thousandes in Israel.
The number of every tribe.
Numbers 1:17 And Moses and Aaron toke these men (which are expressed by theyr names) Numbers 1:18 and gethered all the congregacyon together, the fyrst daye of the seconde moneth, and they were rekened thorowe out their kinredes & houses of their fathers by name from .xx. yeare and aboue, heed by heed. Numbers 1:19 As the Lorde commaunded Moses, euen so he nombred them in the wyldernesse of Sinai. Numbers 1:20 And the chyldren of Ruben Israels eldest sonne thorowe out theyr generacions, & their kynredes, & houses of their fathers in the nombre of names, heed by heed (all males from .xx. yeare & aboue) as many as dyd goo forth to the warre: Numbers 1:21 the nombre of them þt were of the tribe of Ruben, was .xlvi. thousande & .v. hundred.
Numbers 1:22 Of the chyldren of Simeon thorowe out theyr generacyons and theyr kynredes and houses of theyr fathers, the summe of them in the nombre of names, heed by heed, all the males from .xx. yeares and aboue, whosoeuer myght go forth to the warre: Numbers 1:23 the summe of them that were of the trybe of Simeon .lix. thousande and .iij. hundred.
Numbers 1:24 Of the chyldren of Gad thorowe out their generacyons and theyr kynredes and housholdes of theyr fathers, the nombre of the names from .xx. yeare & aboue, all that wente forth to the warre: Numbers 1:25 the nombre of them that were of the tribe of Gad, was .xlv. thousande, syxe hundred and fyftye.
Numbers 1:26 Of the chyldren of Iuda thorowe out their generacyons and their kynredes and houses of their fathers, the nombre of names from .xx. yeare and aboue, all that were able to go furth to the warre: Numbers 1:27 The nombre of them that were of the tribe of Iuda was .lxxiiij. thousande and syxe hundred.
Numbers 1:28 Of the chyldren of Isachar thorowe out theyr generacions & theyr kynredes and houses of theyr fathers: the nombre of names from .xx. yeare and aboue which went all furth to warre, Numbers 1:29 the nombre of them þt were of the tribe of Isachar, was .liiij. thousande & .iiij. hundred.
Numbers 1:30 Of the chyldren of Zabulon: thorowe out theyr generacyons and theyr kynredes, and houses of their fathers, the nombre of names from .xx. yeare & aboue, whych were all able to go furth in the hoost: Numbers 1:31 The nombre of them that were of the trybe of Zabulon, was .lvij. thousande and foure hundred.
Numbers 1:32 Of the chyldren of Ioseph: Namely, of the chyldren of Ephraim thorowe out theyr generacyons and theyr kynredes and houses of theyr fathers, the nombre of names from .xx. yeares & aboue, Numbers 1:33 all þt went out to the warre: the nombre of them that were of the tribe of Ephraim was .xl. thousande, & fyue hundred.
Numbers 1:34 Of þe chyldren of Manasse thorow out their generacions, & theyr kynredes, and houses of their fathers, the nombre of names from twentye yeare olde & aboue, all þt went out to þe warre: Numbers 1:35 The nombre of them þt were of the tribe of Manasse, was .xxxij. thousande & two hundred.
Numbers 1:36 Of the chyldren of Ben Iamin thorowe out their generacyons, and theyr kynredes & houses of theyr fathers, the nombre of names from twentye yeare & aboue, all þe wente furth to the warre: Numbers 1:37 The nombre of them that were of the trybe of BenIamin was .xxxv. thousande, and .iiii. hundred.
Numbers 1:38 Of the chyldren of Dan thorowe out their generacyons and their kynredes and houses of theyr fathers: the nombre of names from twentye yeare olde and aboue, all that went furth to the warre: Numbers 1:39 The nombre of them that were of the trybe of Dan was .lxii. thousande and .vii. hundred.
Numbers 1:40 Of the children of Aser thorowe out their generacyons and their kynredes and houses of theyr fathers, the nombre of the names from .xx. yeares and aboue, all that wente out to warre: Numbers 1:41 The nombre of them that were of the trybe of Aser was .xli. thousande and .v. hundred.
Numbers 1:42 Of the chyldren of Nephthali: thorowe out theyr generacyons and theyr kynredes & houses of theyr fathers, the nombre of names from .xx. yeares and aboue, all that myght go furth to the warre: Numbers 1:43 The nombre of them that were of the trybe of Nephthali, was thre and fyftye thousande and .iiii. hundred. Numbers 1:44 These are the summes whych Moses & Aaron nombred and the princes of Israel: those twelue men, which were euery one ouer the house of theyr fathers. Numbers 1:45 And all the nombres of the chyldren of Israel, thorowe out the houses of theyr fathers, from twentie yeare & aboue, all that went furth to the warre in Israel, Numbers 1:46 drewe all vnto the summe of syxe hundred thousande and thre thousande, fyue hundred and fyftye.
The Levites are exempted for the service of the LORD.
Numbers 1:47 But the Leuites after the trybe of theyr fathers were not nombred amonge them. Numbers 1:48 And the Lorde spake vnto Moses, saying: Numbers 1:49 Thou shalt not nombre the trybe of Leui, nether take the somme of them from amonge the chyldren of Israel. Numbers 1:50 But thou shalt appoynte the leuites ouer the habytacyon of witnesse, and ouer all the vessels therof, and ouer all thynges that are in it. Yea they shall beare the tabernacle and all the vessels therof, & they shall ministre in it, & shall dwell rounde aboute the tabernacle. Numbers 1:51 And when the tabernacle goeth forth, þe leuites shall take it downe: and when the tabernacle is to be pitched, they shall sett it vp: and yf any straunger come nye, he shall dye. Numbers 1:52 And the chyldren of Israel shall pytch theyr tentes, euery man in hys owne companye, and eueryman vnder his awne standerd thorowe out theyr hostes. Numbers 1:53 But the leuites shall pytche rounde aboute the tabernacle of wytnesse, that there be no wrath vpon the congregacyon of the chyldren of Israel, and the leuites shall kepe þe watch of the tabernacle of witnesse. Numbers 1:54 And the children of Israel dyd accordynge to all that the Lord commaunded Moses, euen so dyd they.
