Chinese Contemporary Bible (Traditional)

民數記 1

以色列的第一次人口統計

1以色列人離開埃及後第二年的二月一日,耶和華在西奈曠野的會幕中對摩西說: 「你要按以色列人的宗族和家系統計人口,登記所有男子的姓名。 你和亞倫要一隊一隊地統計以色列人中二十歲以上、有作戰能力的男子。 每一支派要有一個人來協助你們。他們都是各宗族的族長, 名單如下。

「呂便支派示丟珥的兒子以利蘇、 西緬支派蘇利沙代的兒子示路蔑、 猶大支派亞米拿達的兒子拿順、 以薩迦支派蘇押的兒子拿坦業、 西布倫支派希倫的兒子以利押、 10 約瑟的後裔——以法蓮支派亞米忽的兒子以利沙瑪和瑪拿西支派比大蘇的兒子迦瑪列、 11 便雅憫支派基多尼的兒子亞比但、 12 但支派亞米沙代的兒子亞希以謝、 13 亞設支派俄蘭的兒子帕結、 14 迦得支派丟珥的兒子以利雅薩、 15 拿弗他利支派以南的兒子亞希拉。」

16 他們都是從會眾中選出來的,是各支派的首領,也是以色列的將領。

17 摩西和亞倫在這些族長的幫助下, 18 在二月一日招聚全體會眾,按照宗族和家系統計人口,登記所有二十歲以上的男子。 19 摩西照耶和華的吩咐在西奈曠野統計人口。

20-21 以色列的長子呂便支派中,二十歲以上、有作戰能力的男子按宗族、家系和姓名一一被登記下來,共有四萬六千五百人。

22-23 西緬支派中,二十歲以上、有作戰能力的男子按宗族、家系和姓名一一被登記下來,共有五萬九千三百人。

24-25 迦得支派中,二十歲以上、有作戰能力的男子按宗族、家系和姓名一一被登記下來,共有四萬五千六百五十人。

26-27 猶大支派中,二十歲以上、有作戰能力的男子按宗族、家系和姓名一一被登記下來,共有七萬四千六百人。

28-29 以薩迦支派中,二十歲以上、有作戰能力的男子按宗族、家系和姓名一一被登記下來,共有五萬四千四百人。

30-31 西布倫支派中,二十歲以上、有作戰能力的男子按宗族、家系和姓名一一被登記下來,共有五萬七千四百人。

32-33 約瑟的後裔中,以法蓮支派中,二十歲以上、有作戰能力的男子按宗族、家系和姓名一一被登記下來,共有四萬零五百人。

34-35 瑪拿西支派中,二十歲以上、有作戰能力的男子按宗族、家系和姓名一一被登記下來,共有三萬二千二百人。

36-37 便雅憫支派中,二十歲以上、有作戰能力的男子按宗族、家系和姓名一一被登記下來,共有三萬五千四百人。

38-39 但支派中,二十歲以上、有作戰能力的男子按宗族、家系和姓名一一被登記下來,共有六萬二千七百人。

40-41 亞設支派中,二十歲以上、有作戰能力的男子按宗族、家系和姓名一一被登記下來,共有四萬一千五百人。

42-43 拿弗他利支派中,二十歲以上、有作戰能力的男子按宗族、家系和姓名一一被登記下來,共有五萬三千四百人。

44 以上就是摩西、亞倫和各代表自己家族的十二位以色列首領所統計的男子人數。 45 這樣,以色列人中二十歲以上、有作戰能力的男子按宗族、家系和姓名一一被登記下來, 46 共有六十萬零三千五百五十人。 47 其中不包括利未人, 48 因為耶和華曾經對摩西說: 49 「你不要統計利未支派的人數,不要把他們的人數算在以色列人中。 50 你要派利未人負責搬運和照料放約櫃的聖幕及其所有器具,他們要在聖幕四圍紮營。 51 在遷移的時候,利未人要負責拆卸和支搭聖幕;其他人若走近聖幕,必被處死。 52 以色列人要按照他們的隊伍各自紮營,各歸本旗。 53 但利未人要在放約櫃的聖幕四周紮營,防止以色列人觸怒耶和華。利未人負責看守聖幕。」 54 以色列人就按耶和華對摩西的吩咐行了。

New Living Translation

Numbers 1

Registration of Israel’s Troops

1A year after Israel’s departure from Egypt, the Lord spoke to Moses in the Tabernacle[a] in the wilderness of Sinai. On the first day of the second month[b] of that year he said, “From the whole community of Israel, record the names of all the warriors by their clans and families. List all the men twenty years old or older who are able to go to war. You and Aaron must register the troops, and you will be assisted by one family leader from each tribe.

“These are the tribes and the names of the leaders who will assist you:

TribeLeader
ReubenElizur son of Shedeur
SimeonShelumiel son of Zurishaddai
JudahNahshon son of Amminadab
IssacharNethanel son of Zuar
ZebulunEliab son of Helon
10 Ephraim son of JosephElishama son of Ammihud
Manasseh son of JosephGamaliel son of Pedahzur
11 BenjaminAbidan son of Gideoni
12 DanAhiezer son of Ammishaddai
13 AsherPagiel son of Ocran
14 GadEliasaph son of Deuel
15 NaphtaliAhira son of Enan

16 These are the chosen leaders of the community, the leaders of their ancestral tribes, the heads of the clans of Israel.”

17 So Moses and Aaron called together these chosen leaders, 18 and they assembled the whole community of Israel on that very day.[c] All the people were registered according to their ancestry by their clans and families. The men of Israel who were twenty years old or older were listed one by one, 19 just as the Lord had commanded Moses. So Moses recorded their names in the wilderness of Sinai.

20-21 This is the number of men twenty years old or older who were able to go to war, as their names were listed in the records of their clans and families[d]:

TribeNumber
Reuben (Jacob’s[e] oldest son)46,500
22-23 Simeon59,300
24-25 Gad45,650
26-27 Judah74,600
28-29 Issachar54,400
30-31 Zebulun57,400
32-33 Ephraim son of Joseph40,500
34-35 Manasseh son of Joseph32,200
36-37 Benjamin35,400
38-39 Dan62,700
40-41 Asher41,500
42-43 Naphtali53,400

44 These were the men registered by Moses and Aaron and the twelve leaders of Israel, all listed according to their ancestral descent. 45 They were registered by families—all the men of Israel who were twenty years old or older and able to go to war. 46 The total number was 603,550.

47 But this total did not include the Levites. 48 For the Lord had said to Moses, 49 “Do not include the tribe of Levi in the registration; do not count them with the rest of the Israelites. 50 Put the Levites in charge of the Tabernacle of the Covenant,[f] along with all its furnishings and equipment. They must carry the Tabernacle and all its furnishings as you travel, and they must take care of it and camp around it. 51 Whenever it is time for the Tabernacle to move, the Levites will take it down. And when it is time to stop, they will set it up again. But any unauthorized person who goes too near the Tabernacle must be put to death. 52 Each tribe of Israel will camp in a designated area with its own family banner. 53 But the Levites will camp around the Tabernacle of the Covenant to protect the community of Israel from the Lord’s anger. The Levites are responsible to stand guard around the Tabernacle.”

54 So the Israelites did everything just as the Lord had commanded Moses.

Notas al pie

  1. 1:1a Hebrew the Tent of Meeting.
  2. 1:1b This day in the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar occurred in April or May.
  3. 1:18 Hebrew on the first day of the second month; see 1:1.
  4. 1:20-21a In the Hebrew text, this sentence (This is the number of men twenty years old or older who were able to go to war, as their names were listed in the records of their clans and families) is repeated in 1:22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42.
  5. 1:20-21b Hebrew Israel’s. The names “Jacob” and “Israel” are often interchanged throughout the Old Testament, referring sometimes to the individual patriarch and sometimes to the nation.
  6. 1:50 Or Tabernacle of the Testimony; also in 1:53.