Torah Moshe 4: Bamidbar / Numbers Chapter 2

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The Arrangement of the Tribes

Read also Revelation 21

2:1(iii) Encircle Elohim's Dwelling

And ADONAI (יהוה) spoke to Moshe and to Aharon, saying:

2:2 Every man of Benai Yisrael shall pitch by his own degel (standard), with the otot (ensigns) of their father's house: far off about the Ohel Moed shall they pitch.

First set off East: Yehudah, Yissakhar Zevulun - 186,400

2:3 And on the east side toward the rising of the sun shall they of the degel (standard) of the camp of Yehudah pitch throughout their armies: and Nahshon Ben AmmiNadav [shall be] captain of Benai Yehudah.

2:4 And his tz'va (host), and those that were numbered of them, [were] threescore and fourteen thousand and six hundred. 74,600

2:5 And those that do pitch next to him [shall be] the tribe of Yissakhar: and Netanel Ben Tzuar [shall be] captain of Benai Yissakhar.

2:6 And his tz'va (host), and those that were numbered thereof, [were] fifty and four thousand and four hundred. 54,400

2:7 [Then] the tribe of Zevulun: and Eli'av Ben Helon [shall be] captain of Benai Zevulun.

2:8 And his tz'va (host), and those that were numbered thereof, [were] fifty and seven thousand and four hundred. 57,400

2:9 Total numbered in the camp of Yehudah [were] an hundred thousand and fourscore thousand and six thousand and four hundred, throughout their armies. These shall first set forth. 186,400


Second Set off South Reuven, Shimon, Gad - 151,450

2:10 On the south side [shall be] the degel (standard) of the camp of Reuven according to their armies: and the captain of Benai Reuven [shall be] Elitzur Ben She'de'ur.

2:11 And his tz'va (host), and those that were numbered thereof, [were] forty and six thousand and five hundred. 46,500

2:12 And those which pitch by him [shall be] the tribe of Shim'on: and the captain of Benai Shim'on [shall be] Shelumi'el Ben Tzuri shaddai.

2:13 And his tz'va (host), and those that were numbered of them, [were] fifty and nine thousand and three hundred. 59,300

2:14 Then the tribe of Gad: and the captain of the sons Gad [shall be] Elyasaf Ben Re'u'el.

2:15 And his tz'va (host), and those that were numbered of them, [were] forty and five thousand and six hundred and fifty. 45,650

2:16 All that were numbered in the camp of Reuven [were] an hundred thousand and fifty and one thousand and four hundred and fifty, throughout their armies. And they shall set forth in the second rank. 151,450

2:17 Then the Ohel Moed shall set forward with the camp of the Leviim in the midst of the camp: as they encamp, so shall they set forward, every man in his place by their degel (standard).


Third set off West : Efrayim Manasheh BenYamin - 108,100

2:18 On the west side [shall be] the degel (standard) of the camp of Efrayim according to their armies: and the captain of the sons Efrayim [shall be] Elishama Ben Ammihud.

2:19 And his tz'va (host), and those that were numbered of them, [were] forty thousand and five hundred. 40,500

2:20 And by him [shall be] the tribe of Manasheh: and the captain of Benai Manasheh [shall be] Gamaliel Ben P'dahtzur.

2:21 And his tz'va (host), and those that were numbered of them, [were] thirty and two thousand and two hundred. 32,200

2:22 Then the tribe of BenYamin: and the captain of the sons BenYamin [shall be] Avidan Ben Gideoni.

2:23 And his tz'va (host), and those that were numbered of them, [were] thirty and five thousand and four hundred. 35,400

2:24 Total number of the camp of Efrayim [were] an hundred thousand and eight thousand and an hundred, throughout their armies. And they shall go forward in the third rank. 108,100


Fourth Set off North: Dan, Asher, Naftali 157,600

2:25 The degel (standard) of the camp of Dan [shall be] on the north side by their armies: and the captain of Benai Dan [shall be] Achi'ezer Ben Ammi Shaddai.

2:26 And his tz'va (host), and those that were numbered of them, [were] threescore and two thousand and seven hundred. 62,700

2:27 And those that encamp by him [shall be] the tribe of Asher: and the captain of Benai Asher [shall be] Pag'i'el Ben Okhran.  

2:28 And his tz'va (host), and those that were numbered of them, [were] forty and one thousand and five hundred. 41,500

2:29 Then the tribe of Naftali: and the captain of Benai Naftali [shall be] Ahira Ben Enan.

2:30 And his tz'va (host), and those that were numbered of them, [were] fifty and three thousand and four hundred. 53,400

2:31 All they that were numbered in the camp of Dan [were] an hundred thousand and fifty and seven thousand and six hundred.157,600 They shall go hindmost with their degel (standard)s.

2:32 Total number of Benai Yisrael by the house their fathers: all those that were numbered of the camps throughout their Tzavot [were] six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty. 603,550

2:33 But the Leviim were not numbered among Benai Yisrael; as ADONAI (יהוה) commanded Moshe.

2:34 And Benai Yisrael did according to all that ADONAI (יהוה) commanded Moshe: so they pitched by their degel (standard)s, and so they set forward, every one after their mishpekhot (families), according to the house their Avot.


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Yisrael on the Moving Order

Yisrael in the Encampment Order

Total 603,550

 

First set off East: Yehudah, Yissakhar Zevulun - 186,400

 

Fourth Set off North: Dan, Asher, Naftali 157,600

Second Set off South Reuven, Shimon, Gad - 151,450

 

Third set off West : Efrayim Manasheh BenYamin -108,100

 

 The cardinal point compass - The four winds of heaven - Genesis 13;14-15

East - forward

South - Negev, right,

West - great latter sea, seaward or behind

North Left