Numbers 1:16

“These were the renowned of the congregation, princes of the tribes of their fathers, heads of thousands in Israel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

These were the renowned of the Congregation, Princes of the tribes of their fathers, heads of thousands in Israel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"These are they who were called of the congregation, the leaders of their fathers' tribes; they were the heads of divisions of Israel."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

These are the men named out of all the people, chiefs of their fathers' houses, heads of the tribes of Israel.
- Basic English Bible

These were those summoned of the assembly, princes of the tribes of their fathers, the heads of the thousands of Israel.
- Darby Bible

These were the renowned of the congregation, princes of the tribes of their fathers, heads of thousands in Israel.
- Webster's Bible

These are those who were called of the congregation, the princes of the tribes of their fathers; they were the heads of the thousands of Israel.
- World English Bible

These [are] those called of the company, princes of the tribes of their fathers; they [are] heads of the thousands of Israel.
- Youngs Literal Bible

These were the elect of the congregation, the princes of the tribes of their fathers; they were the heads of the thousands of Israel.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Numbers 1

  • Teressa Tharpe
    I wish that we had more people like those today.
  • Henry Azubuike
    God is awesome and his faithfulness endureth for ever.
  • Mary Margaret
    God is my friend he is merciful.
  • Adrian
    Thank You that we are blessed with a GOD of udnnrstaenidg and a GOD who knows what is going on to us, Thank You Holy Spirit You make us strong and brave to face every situations also Thank You for your good leadership. Thank You GOD You are a GOD full of mercies and cares. LORD I commit myself to You everyday from morning till night.LORD I also commit my whole family to You. GOD bless my husband Datuk KA Chew because he is a good man.GOD You never give me a task too difficult to handle within my capacity, Thank You GOD for Your Grace is sufficient for me, Thanks and Praise You our Almighty GOD of the universe, amen.
  • Joe
    Just think for a moment the 603 thousand numbered did NOT include women, small children, teens, or any possible, but maybe unlikely servants. Easily over a million people.
  • Destiny for verse 20
    I feel it was wrong about having your children to war and I m starting to get my life back with the start of leting god in my life agin

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