Numbers 10:4
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English Standard Version
But if they blow only one, then the chiefs, the heads of the tribes of Israel, shall gather themselves to you.

King James Bible
And if they blow but with one trumpet, then the princes, which are heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves unto thee.

American Standard Version
And if they blow but one, then the princes, the heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves unto thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If thou sound but once, the princes and the heads of the multitude of Israel shall come to thee.

English Revised Version
And if they blow but with one, then the princes, the heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves unto thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
And if they blow but with one trumpet, then the princes, who are heads of the thousands of Israel, shall assemble themselves to thee.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Whether it might rest many days long (האריך, to lengthen out the resting), or only a few days (Genesis 34:30), or only from evening till morning, and then rise up again in the morning, or for a day and a night, or for two days, or for a month, or for days (yamim), i.e., a space of time not precisely determined (cf. Genesis 4:3; Genesis 40:4), they encamped without departing. "Kept the charge of the Lord" (Numbers 9:19 and Numbers 9:23), i.e., observed what was to be observed towards Jehovah (see Leviticus 8:35). With אשׁר וישׁ, "was it that," or "did it happen that," two other possible cases are introduced. After Numbers 9:20, the apodosis, "they kept the charge of the Lord," is to be repeated in thought from Numbers 9:19. The elaboration of the account (Numbers 9:15-23), which abounds with repetitions, is intended to bring out the importance of the fact, and to awaken the consciousness not only of the absolute dependence of Israel upon the guidance of Jehovah, but also of the gracious care of their God, which was thereby displayed to the Israelites throughout all their journeyings.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Numbers 1:4-16 And with you there shall be a man of every tribe; every one head of the house of his fathers...

Numbers 7:2 That the princes of Israel, heads of the house of their fathers, who were the princes of the tribes...

Exodus 18:21 Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness...

Deuteronomy 1:15 So I took the chief of your tribes, wise men, and known, and made them heads over you, captains over thousands...

Cross References
Exodus 18:21
Moreover, look for able men from all the people, men who fear God, who are trustworthy and hate a bribe, and place such men over the people as chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.

Numbers 1:16
These were the ones chosen from the congregation, the chiefs of their ancestral tribes, the heads of the clans of Israel.

Numbers 7:2
the chiefs of Israel, heads of their fathers' houses, who were the chiefs of the tribes, who were over those who were listed, approached

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