On the east, toward the sunrise, the divisions of the camp of Judah are to encamp under their standard. The leader of the people of Judah is Nahshon son of Amminadab.(A) His division numbers 74,600.

The tribe of Issachar(B) will camp next to them. The leader of the people of Issachar is Nethanel son of Zuar.(C) His division numbers 54,400.

The tribe of Zebulun will be next. The leader of the people of Zebulun is Eliab son of Helon.(D) His division numbers 57,400.

All the men assigned to the camp of Judah, according to their divisions, number 186,400. They will set out first.(E)

10 On the south(F) will be the divisions of the camp of Reuben under their standard. The leader of the people of Reuben is Elizur son of Shedeur.(G) 11 His division numbers 46,500.

12 The tribe of Simeon(H) will camp next to them. The leader of the people of Simeon is Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai.(I) 13 His division numbers 59,300.

14 The tribe of Gad(J) will be next. The leader of the people of Gad is Eliasaph son of Deuel.[a](K) 15 His division numbers 45,650.

16 All the men assigned to the camp of Reuben,(L) according to their divisions, number 151,450. They will set out second.

17 Then the tent of meeting and the camp of the Levites(M) will set out in the middle of the camps. They will set out in the same order as they encamp, each in their own place under their standard.

18 On the west(N) will be the divisions of the camp of Ephraim(O) under their standard. The leader of the people of Ephraim is Elishama son of Ammihud.(P) 19 His division numbers 40,500.

20 The tribe of Manasseh(Q) will be next to them. The leader of the people of Manasseh is Gamaliel son of Pedahzur.(R) 21 His division numbers 32,200.

22 The tribe of Benjamin(S) will be next. The leader of the people of Benjamin is Abidan son of Gideoni.(T) 23 His division numbers 35,400.

24 All the men assigned to the camp of Ephraim,(U) according to their divisions, number 108,100. They will set out third.(V)

25 On the north(W) will be the divisions of the camp of Dan under their standard.(X) The leader of the people of Dan is Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai.(Y)

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  1. Numbers 2:14 Many manuscripts of the Masoretic Text, Samaritan Pentateuch and Vulgate (see also 1:14); most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text Reuel
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The Gates of the New City

30 “These will be the exits of the city: Beginning on the north side, which is 4,500 cubits long, 31 the gates of the city will be named after the tribes of Israel. The three gates on the north side will be the gate of Reuben, the gate of Judah and the gate of Levi.

32 “On the east side, which is 4,500 cubits long, will be three gates: the gate of Joseph, the gate of Benjamin and the gate of Dan.

33 “On the south side, which measures 4,500 cubits, will be three gates: the gate of Simeon, the gate of Issachar and the gate of Zebulun.

34 “On the west side, which is 4,500 cubits long, will be three gates: the gate of Gad, the gate of Asher and the gate of Naphtali.(A)

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13 There were three gates on the east, three on the north, three on the south and three on the west.

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