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Numbers 1:1-54

The Census

1The Lord spoke to Moses in the tent of meeting in the Desert of Sinai on the first day of the second month of the second year after the Israelites came out of Egypt. He said: 2“Take a census of the whole Israelite community by their clans and families, listing every man by name, one by one. 3You and Aaron are to count according to their divisions all the men in Israel who are twenty years old or more and able to serve in the army. 4One man from each tribe, each of them the head of his family, is to help you. 5These are the names of the men who are to assist you:

from Reuben, Elizur son of Shedeur;

6from Simeon, Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai;

7from Judah, Nahshon son of Amminadab;

8from Issachar, Nethanel son of Zuar;

9from Zebulun, Eliab son of Helon;

10from the sons of Joseph:

from Ephraim, Elishama son of Ammihud;

from Manasseh, Gamaliel son of Pedahzur;

11from Benjamin, Abidan son of Gideoni;

12from Dan, Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai;

13from Asher, Pagiel son of Okran;

14from Gad, Eliasaph son of Deuel;

15from Naphtali, Ahira son of Enan.”

16These were the men appointed from the community, the leaders of their ancestral tribes. They were the heads of the clans of Israel.

17Moses and Aaron took these men whose names had been specified, 18and they called the whole community together on the first day of the second month. The people registered their ancestry by their clans and families, and the men twenty years old or more were listed by name, one by one, 19as the Lord commanded Moses. And so he counted them in the Desert of Sinai:

20From the descendants of Reuben the firstborn son of Israel:

All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, one by one, according to the records of their clans and families. 21The number from the tribe of Reuben was 46,500.

22From the descendants of Simeon:

All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were counted and listed by name, one by one, according to the records of their clans and families. 23The number from the tribe of Simeon was 59,300.

24From the descendants of Gad:

All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families. 25The number from the tribe of Gad was 45,650.

26From the descendants of Judah:

All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families. 27The number from the tribe of Judah was 74,600.

28From the descendants of Issachar:

All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families. 29The number from the tribe of Issachar was 54,400.

30From the descendants of Zebulun:

All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families. 31The number from the tribe of Zebulun was 57,400.

32From the sons of Joseph:

From the descendants of Ephraim:

All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families. 33The number from the tribe of Ephraim was 40,500.

34From the descendants of Manasseh:

All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families. 35The number from the tribe of Manasseh was 32,200.

36From the descendants of Benjamin:

All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families. 37The number from the tribe of Benjamin was 35,400.

38From the descendants of Dan:

All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families. 39The number from the tribe of Dan was 62,700.

40From the descendants of Asher:

All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families. 41The number from the tribe of Asher was 41,500.

42From the descendants of Naphtali:

All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families. 43The number from the tribe of Naphtali was 53,400.

44These were the men counted by Moses and Aaron and the twelve leaders of Israel, each one representing his family. 45All the Israelites twenty years old or more who were able to serve in Israel’s army were counted according to their families. 46The total number was 603,550.

47The ancestral tribe of the Levites, however, was not counted along with the others. 48The Lord had said to Moses: 49“You must not count the tribe of Levi or include them in the census of the other Israelites. 50Instead, appoint the Levites to be in charge of the tabernacle of the covenant law—over all its furnishings and everything belonging to it. They are to carry the tabernacle and all its furnishings; they are to take care of it and encamp around it. 51Whenever the tabernacle is to move, the Levites are to take it down, and whenever the tabernacle is to be set up, the Levites shall do it. Anyone else who approaches it is to be put to death. 52The Israelites are to set up their tents by divisions, each of them in their own camp under their standard. 53The Levites, however, are to set up their tents around the tabernacle of the covenant law so that my wrath will not fall on the Israelite community. The Levites are to be responsible for the care of the tabernacle of the covenant law.”

54The Israelites did all this just as the Lord commanded Moses.

Luganda Contemporary Bible

Okubala 1:1-54

Okubala Abantu

11:1 a Kuv 40:2 b Kuv 19:1 c Kuv 40:17Awo Mukama Katonda n’ayogera ne Musa mu Weema ya Mukama ey’Okukuŋŋaanirangamu, mu Ddungu lya Sinaayi ku lunaku olw’olubereberye olw’omu mwezi ogwokubiri ogw’omwaka ogwokubiri kasookedde abaana ba Isirayiri bava mu nsi y’e Misiri1:1 Kino kyabaawo oluvannyuma lw’omwezi gumu nga Abayisirayiri batuuse mu ddungu lya Sinaayi (Kuv 9:1), ate nga wayiseewo omwezi gumu bukya Eweema ya Mukama ezimbibwa (Kuv 40:17), ate n’oluvannyuma lw’ennaku kkumi na ttaano nga kyebajje bakwate Embaga ey’Okuyitako mu Sinaayi. N’amugamba nti: 21:2 Kuv 30:11-16; Kbl 26:2“Bala ekibiina kyonna eky’abaana ba Isirayiri ng’obategeka mu bika byabwe, ne mu mpya zaabwe, ng’owandiika erinnya lya buli musajja kinnoomu ku lukalala. 31:3 Kuv 30:14Ggwe ne Alooni mujja kutegeka abasajja bonna ab’omu Isirayiri abawezezza emyaka amakumi abiri egy’obukulu n’okusingawo, abatuuse okuyingira mu magye, mubabalire mu bibinja byabwe. 41:4 a nny 16 b Kuv 18:21; Ma 1:15Munaayambibwako omusajja omu omu okuva mu buli kika, nga ye mukulu w’oluggya lwa bajjajjaabe.

51:5 Lub 29:32; Ma 33:6; Kub 7:5“Gano ge mannya g’abasajja abajja okubayambako:

“Aliva mu kika kya Lewubeeni ye Erizuuli mutabani wa Sedewuli;

6mu kya Simyoni ye Serumiyeeri mutabani wa Zulisadaayi;

71:7 a Lub 29:35; Zab 78:68 b Lus 4:20; 1By 2:10; Luk 3:32mu kya Yuda ye Nakusoni mutabani wa Amminadaabu;

81:8 Lub 30:18mu kya Isakaali ye Nesaneri mutabani wa Zuwaali;

91:9 nny 30mu kya Zebbulooni ye Eriyaabu mutabani wa Keroni.

101:10 nny 32Okuva mu baana ba Yusufu:

mu kya Efulayimu ye Erisaama mutabani wa Ammikudi;

mu kya Manase ye Gamalyeri mutabani wa Pedazuuli.

11Aliva mu kika kya Benyamini ye Abidaani mutabani wa Gidyoni;

121:12 nny 38mu kya Ddaani ye Akiyezeeri mutabani wa Amisadaayi;

131:13 nny 40mu kya Aseri ye Pagiyeeri mutabani wa Okulaani;

141:14 Kbl 2:14mu kya Gaadi ye Eriyasaafu mutabani wa Deweri;

151:15 nny 42mu kya Nafutaali ye Akira mutabani wa Enani.”

161:16 a Kuv 18:25 b nny 4; Kuv 18:21; Kbl 7:2Abo be basajja abaalondebwa okuva mu kibiina, nga be bakulembeze ab’ebika bya bajjajjaabwe. Abo nga be bakulu b’ebika bya Isirayiri.

Ebika n’obunene bwabyo

17Awo Musa ne Alooni ne batwala abasajja abo abaatuddwa amannya gaabwe, 181:18 a nny 1 b Ezr 2:59; Beb 7:3ne bakuŋŋaanya ekibiina ky’abantu bonna ku lunaku olw’olubereberye olw’omu mwezi ogwokubiri. Awo abantu bonna ne beewandiisa mu bujjajja bwabwe ne mu bika byabwe awamu ne mu mpya zaabwe. Abasajja abo abaali bawezezza emyaka amakumi abiri egy’obukulu n’okusingawo, amannya gaabwe ne gawandiikibwa kinnoomu ku lukalala, 19nga Mukama bwe yalagira Musa. Bw’atyo Musa n’ababalira mu Ddungu lya Sinaayi:

201:20 Kbl 26:5-11; Kub 7:5Ab’omu bazzukulu ba Lewubeeni, mutabani wa Isirayiri omubereberye:

Abasajja bonna ab’emyaka egy’obukulu amakumi abiri n’okusingawo, nga batuuse n’okuyingira mu magye, baawandiikibwa amannya gaabwe kinnoomu, ng’ebiwandiiko by’ebika byabwe n’eby’empya zaabwe bwe byali. 21Abaabalibwa okuva mu kika kya Lewubeeni baali emitwalo ena mu kakaaga mu bitaano (46,500).

221:22 Kbl 26:12-14; Kub 7:7Ab’omu bazzukulu ba Simyoni:

Abasajja bonna ab’emyaka egy’obukulu amakumi abiri n’okusingawo nga batuuse n’okuyingira mu magye, baawandiikibwa amannya gaabwe kinnoomu, ng’ebiwandiiko by’ebika byabwe n’eby’empya zaabwe bwe byali. 23Abaabalibwa okuva mu kika kya Simyoni baali emitwalo etaano mu kenda mu ebikumi bisatu (59,300).

241:24 Lub 30:11; Kbl 26:15-18; Kub 7:5Ab’omu bazzukulu ba Gaadi:

Abasajja bonna ab’emyaka egy’obukulu amakumi abiri n’okusingawo, nga batuuse n’okuyingira mu magye, baawandiikibwa amannya gaabwe kinnoomu, ng’ebiwandiiko by’ebika byabwe, n’eby’empya zaabwe bwe byali. 25Abaabalibwa okuva mu kika kya Gaadi baali emitwalo ena mu enkumi ttaano mu lukaaga mu amakumi ataano (45,650).

261:26 Lub 29:35; Kbl 26:19-22; Mat 1:2; Kub 7:5Ab’omu bazzukulu ba Yuda:

Abasajja bonna ab’emyaka egy’obukulu amakumi abiri n’okusingawo, nga batuuse n’okuyingira mu magye, baawandiikibwa amannya gaabwe kinnoomu, ng’ebiwandiiko by’ebika byabwe n’eby’empya zaabwe bwe byali. 27Abaabalibwa okuva mu kika kya Yuda baali emitwalo musanvu mu enkumi nnya mu lukaaga (74,600).

281:28 Kbl 26:23-25; Kub 7:7Ab’omu bazzukulu ba Isakaali:

Abasajja bonna ab’emyaka egy’obukulu amakumi abiri n’okusingawo, nga batuuse n’okuyingira mu magye, baawandiikibwa amannya gaabwe, kinnoomu, ng’ebiwandiiko by’ebika byabwe n’eby’empya zaabwe bwe byali. 29Abaabalibwa okuva mu kika kya Isakaali baali emitwalo etaano mu enkumi nnya mu ebikumi bina (54,400).

301:30 Kbl 26:26-27; Kub 7:8Ab’omu bazzukulu ba Zebbulooni:

Abasajja bonna ab’emyaka egy’obukulu amakumi abiri n’okusingawo, nga batuuse n’okuyingira mu magye, baawandiikibwa amannya gaabwe kinoomu, ng’ebiwandiiko by’ebika byabwe n’eby’empya zaabwe bwe byali. 31Abaabalibwa okuva mu kika kya Zebbulooni baali emitwalo etaano mu kasanvu mu ebikumi bina (57,400).

321:32 Kbl 26:35-37Okuva mu batabani ba Yusufu:

Ab’omu bazzukulu ba Efulayimu

Abasajja bonna ab’emyaka egy’obukulu amakumi abiri n’okusingawo, nga batuuse n’okuyingira mu magye, baawandiikibwa amannya gaabwe kinnoomu, ng’ebiwandiiko by’ebika byabwe n’eby’empya zaabwe bwe byali. 33Abaabalibwa okuva mu kika kya Efulayimu baali emitwalo ena mu ebikumi bitaano (40,500).

341:34 Kbl 26:28-34; Kub 7:6Ab’omu bazzukulu ba Manase:

Abasajja bonna ab’emyaka egy’obukulu amakumi abiri n’okusingawo, nga batuuse n’okuyingira mu magye, baawandiikibwa amannya gaabwe kinnoomu, ng’ebiwandiiko by’ebika byabwe n’eby’empya zaabwe bwe byali. 35Abaabalibwa okuva mu kika kya Manase baali emitwalo esatu mu enkumi bbiri mu ebikumi bibiri (32,200).

361:36 Kbl 26:38-41; 2By 17:17; Kub 7:8Ab’omu bazzukulu ba Benyamini:

Abasajja bonna ab’emyaka egy’obukulu amakumi abiri n’okusingawo, nga batuuse n’okuyingira mu magye, baawandiikibwa amannya gaabwe kinnoomu, ng’ebiwandiiko by’ebika byabwe n’eby’empya zaabwe bwe byali. 37Abaabalibwa okuva mu kika kya Benyamini baali emitwalo esatu mu enkumi ttaano mu ebikumi bina (35,400).

381:38 Lub 30:6; Kbl 26:42-43Ab’omu bazzukulu ba Ddaani:

Abasajja bonna ab’emyaka egy’obukulu amakumi abiri n’okusingawo nga batuuse n’okuyingira mu magye, baawandiikibwa amannya gaabwe kinnoomu, ng’ebiwandiiko by’ebika byabwe n’eby’empya zaabwe bwe byali. 39Abaabalibwa okuva mu kika kya Ddaani baali emitwalo mukaaga mu enkumi bbiri mu lusanvu (62,700).

401:40 Kbl 26:44-47; Kub 7:6Ab’omu bazzukulu ba Aseri:

Abasajja bonna ab’emyaka egy’obukulu amakumi abiri n’okusingawo, nga batuuse n’okuyingira mu magye, baawandiikibwa amannya gaabwe kinnoomu, ng’ebiwandiiko by’ebika byabwe n’eby’empya zaabwe bwe byali. 41Abaabalibwa okuva mu kika kya Aseri baali emitwalo ena mu lukumi mu ebikumi bitaano (41,500).

421:42 Kbl 26:48-50; Kub 7:6Ab’omu bazzukulu ba Nafutaali:

Abasajja bonna ab’emyaka egy’obukulu amakumi abiri n’okusingawo, nga batuuse n’okuyingira mu magye, baawandiikibwa amannya gaabwe kinnoomu, ng’ebiwandiiko by’ebika byabwe n’eby’empya zaabwe bwe byali. 43Abaabalibwa okuva mu kika kya Nafutaali baali emitwalo etaano mu enkumi ssatu mu ebikumi bina (53,400).

441:44 Kbl 26:64Abo be basajja Musa ne Alooni be baabala, nga bayambibwako abakulembeze ab’omu Isirayiri ekkumi n’ababiri, nga buli omu akiikiridde ekika kye. 45Abasajja bonna abaana ba Isirayiri abaali bawezezza emyaka egy’obukulu amakumi abiri n’okusingawo, nga batuuse n’okuyingira mu magye ga Isirayiri bwe batyo ne babalirwa mu bika byabwe. 461:46 Kuv 12:37; 38:26; Kbl 2:32; 26:51Obungi bwabwe bonna abaabalibwa okugatta awamu baali bawera emitwalo nkaaga mu enkumi ssatu mu ebikumi bitaano mu amakumi ataano (603,550).

Abaleevi bo Tebaabalibwa

471:47 a Kbl 2:33; 26:57 b Kbl 4:3, 49Abazzukulu ab’omu mpya ez’omu bika ebirala bwe baali babalibwa, bo ab’omu kika kya Leevi tebaabalibwa. 48Kubanga Mukama Katonda yali agambye Musa nti, 49“Ab’omu kika kya Leevi tababalanga wadde okubagatta awamu n’emiwendo gy’abaana ba Isirayiri abalala.” 501:50 Kuv 38:21; Bik 7:44Era n’amugamba nti, “Naye Abaleevi obawanga omulimu ogw’okulabirira Eweema ey’Obujulirwa n’ebintu byamu byonna awamu ne byonna ebigigenderako. Banaasitulanga Eweema n’ebyamu byonna, banaagirabiriranga era banaasiisiranga okugyetooloola. 511:51 Kbl 3:38; 4:1-33Eweema bw’eneebanga etwalibwa mu kifo ekirala, Abaleevi be banaagisimbulanga, era bwe kineetaagisanga okugissa mu kifo awalala, Abaleevi be banaagisimbangawo. Omuntu omulala yenna bw’anaagisembereranga anaafanga. 521:52 Kbl 2:2; Zab 20:5Abaana ba Isirayiri banaasiisiranga mu bibinja, nga buli musajja ali mu lusiisira lwe n’ebendera ye ku bubwe. 531:53 a Lv 10:6; Kbl 16:46; 18:5 b Kbl 18:2-4Naye Abaleevi bo banaasimbanga eweema zaabwe okwebungulula Eweema ey’Obujulirwa, abaana ba Isirayiri baleme kutuukibwako busungu bwa Mukama. Abaleevi be banaabanga n’obuvunaanyizibwa obw’okulabirira Eweema ey’Obujulirwa.”

54Abaana ba Isirayiri ne bakola ebyo byonna nga Mukama Katonda bwe yalagira Musa.