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Numbers 1:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— These are they that were called of the congregation, the princes of the tribes of their fathers; they were the heads of the thousands of Israel.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— These [were] the renowned of the congregation, princes of the tribes of their fathers, heads of thousands in Israel.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “These are they who were called of the congregation, the leaders of their fathers’ tribes; they were the heads of divisions of Israel.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— These [were] the renowned of the congregation, princes of the tribes of their fathers, heads of thousands in Israel.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— These were those summoned of the assembly, princes of the tribes of their fathers, the heads of the thousands of Israel.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— These, are they who had been summoned by the assembly, being, princes of the tribes of their fathers,—heads of the thousands of Israel.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— These [are] those called of the company, princes of the tribes of their fathers; they [are] heads of the thousands of Israel.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— These are the most noble princes of the multitude by their tribes and kindreds, and the chiefs of the army of Israel:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— These [were] the renowned of the Congregation, Princes of the tribes of their fathers, heads of thousands in Israel.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— These were famous men of the congregation, heads of the tribes according to their families: these are heads of thousands in Israel.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— These [were] the renowned of the congregation, princes of the tribes of their fathers, heads of thousands in Yisrael.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
These x428
(0428) Complement
אֵלֶּה
'el-leh
{ale'-leh}
Prolonged from H0411; these or those.
[were] y7148
[7148] Standard
קָרִיא
qariy'
{kaw-ree'}
From H7121; called, that is, select.
the renowned 7121
{7121} Prime
קָרָא
qara'
{kaw-raw'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
of the congregation, 5712
{5712} Prime
עֵדָה
`edah
{ay-daw'}
Feminine of H5707 in the original sense of fixture; a stated assemblage (specifically a concourse, or generally a family or crowd).
princes 5387
{5387} Prime
נָשִׂיא
nasiy'
{naw-see'}
From H5375; properly an exalted one, that is, a king or sheik; also a rising mist.
of the tribes 4294
{4294} Prime
מַטֶּה
matteh
{mat-teh'}
From H5186; a branch (as extending); figuratively a tribe; also a rod, whether for chastising (figuratively correction), ruling (a sceptre), throwing (a lance), or walking (a staff; figuratively a support of life, for example bread).
of their fathers, 1
{0001} Prime
אָב
'ab
{awb}
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
heads 7218
{7218} Prime
רֹאשׁ
ro'sh
{roshe}
From an unused root apparently meaning to shake; the head (as most easily shaken), whether literally or figuratively (in many applications, of place, time, rank, etc.).
of thousands 505
{0505} Prime
אֶלֶף
'eleph
{eh'-lef}
Properly the same as H0504; hence (an ox's head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand.
in y1992
[1992] Standard
הֵם
hem
{haym}
Masculine plural from H1931; they (only used when emphatic).
Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל. 3478
{3478} Prime
יִשְׂרָאֵל
Yisra'el
{yis-raw-ale'}
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 1:4-16.


Numbers 1:16-18

_ _ These were the renowned — literally, “the called” of the congregation, summoned by name; and they entered upon the survey the very day the order was given.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 1:1-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Numbers 1:16

These [were] the renowned of the congregation, (e) princes of the tribes of their fathers, heads of thousands in Israel.

(e) Or captains, and governors.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the renowned:
Keruey haâidah, literally "the called of the congregation," those who were summoned by name to attend.
Numbers 2:3-31 And on the east side toward the rising of the sun shall they of the standard of the camp of Judah pitch throughout their armies: and Nahshon the son of Amminadab [shall be] captain of the children of Judah. ... All they that were numbered in the camp of Dan [were] an hundred thousand and fifty and seven thousand and six hundred. They shall go hindmost with their standards.
Numbers 7:2 That the princes of Israel, heads of the house of their fathers, who [were] the princes of the tribes, and were over them that were numbered, offered:
Numbers 7:10-83 And the princes offered for dedicating of the altar in the day that it was anointed, even the princes offered their offering before the altar. ... And for a sacrifice of peace offerings, two oxen, five rams, five he goats, five lambs of the first year: this [was] the offering of Ahira the son of Enan.
Numbers 10:14-27 In the first [place] went the standard of the camp of the children of Judah according to their armies: and over his host [was] Nahshon the son of Amminadab. ... And over the host of the tribe of the children of Naphtali [was] Ahira the son of Enan.
Numbers 11:17 And I will come down and talk with thee there: and I will take of the spirit which [is] upon thee, and will put [it] upon them; and they shall bear the burden of the people with thee, that thou bear [it] not thyself alone.
Numbers 16:2 And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly, famous in the congregation, men of renown:
Numbers 26:9 And the sons of Eliab; Nemuel, and Dathan, and Abiram. This [is that] Dathan and Abiram, [which were] famous in the congregation, who strove against Moses and against Aaron in the company of Korah, when they strove against the LORD:
Judges 6:15 And he said unto him, Oh my Lord, wherewith shall I save Israel? behold, my family [is] poor in Manasseh, and I [am] the least in my father's house.
1 Chronicles 27:16-22 Furthermore over the tribes of Israel: the ruler of the Reubenites [was] Eliezer the son of Zichri: of the Simeonites, Shephatiah the son of Maachah: ... Of Dan, Azareel the son of Jeroham. These [were] the princes of the tribes of Israel.

heads:

Numbers 1:4 And with you there shall be a man of every tribe; every one head of the house of his fathers.
Exodus 18:21 Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place [such] over them, [to be] rulers of thousands, [and] rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:
Exodus 18:25 And Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people, rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.
Deuteronomy 1:15 So I took the chief of your tribes, wise men, and known, and made them heads over you, captains over thousands, and captains over hundreds, and captains over fifties, and captains over tens, and officers among your tribes.
1 Samuel 22:7 Then Saul said unto his servants that stood about him, Hear now, ye Benjamites; will the son of Jesse give every one of you fields and vineyards, [and] make you all captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds;
1 Samuel 23:23 See therefore, and take knowledge of all the lurking places where he hideth himself, and come ye again to me with the certainty, and I will go with you: and it shall come to pass, if he be in the land, that I will search him out throughout all the thousands of Judah.
Micah 5:2 But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, [though] thou be little among the thousands of Judah, [yet] out of thee shall he come forth unto me [that is] to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth [have been] from of old, from everlasting.
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Ex 18:21, 25. Nu 1:4; 2:3; 7:2, 10; 10:14; 11:17; 16:2; 26:9. Dt 1:15. Jg 6:15. 1S 22:7; 23:23. 1Ch 27:16. Mi 5:2.

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