Numbers 26:13
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New International Version
through Zerah, the Zerahite clan; through Shaul, the Shaulite clan.

King James Bible
Of Zerah, the family of the Zarhites: of Shaul, the family of the Shaulites.

Darby Bible Translation
of Zerah, the family of the Zarhites; of Saul, the family of the Saulites.

World English Bible
of Zerah, the family of the Zerahites; of Shaul, the family of the Shaulites.

Young's Literal Translation
of Zerah the family of the Zarhite; of Shaul the family of the Shaulite.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The children of Korah died not - It is difficult to reconcile this place with Numbers 16:27, Numbers 16:31-33, where it seems to be intimated that not only the men, but the wives, and the sons, and the little ones of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, were swallowed up by the earthquake; see especially Numbers 16:27, collated with Numbers 16:33. But the text here expressly says, The children of Korah died not; and on a close inspection of Numbers 16:27, we shall find that the sons and the little ones of Dathan and Abiram alone are mentioned. So they gat up from the tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, on every side: and Dathan and Abiram came out - and their wives, and their sons, and their little ones. Here is no mention of the children of Korah, they therefore escaped, while it appears those of Dathan and Abiram perished with their fathers. See the note on Numbers 16:30.

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The immense decrease of this tribe, no less than

37,100, renders it highly probable, that, influenced by the bad example of Zimri, the Simeonites had been peculiarly criminal in the late wickedness, and that multitudes of them had died of the plague. It is remarkable, that Moses, in De. ch.

Numbers 26:33 And Zelophehad the son of Hepher had no sons, but daughters: and the names of the daughters of Zelophehad were Mahlah, and Noah, Hoglah...

, bestows no blessing upon this tribe.

Numbers 1:22,23 Of the children of Simeon, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, those that were numbered of them...

Numbers 2:12,13 And those which pitch by him shall be the tribe of Simeon...

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The Census of Israel
Thirty-eight years had passed away since the first numbering at Sinai, and the people had come to the borders of the Promised Land; for they were in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho. The time had come for another census. The wisdom which commanded the counting of Israel at the beginning of the wilderness journey, also determined to count them at the end of it. This would show that he did not value them less than in former years; it would afford proof that his word of judgment had been fulfilled
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 37: 1891

Cross References
Numbers 26:12
The descendants of Simeon by their clans were: through Nemuel, the Nemuelite clan; through Jamin, the Jaminite clan; through Jakin, the Jakinite clan;

Numbers 26:14
These were the clans of Simeon; those numbered were 22,200.

Joshua 7:17
The clans of Judah came forward, and the Zerahites were chosen. He had the clan of the Zerahites come forward by families, and Zimri was chosen.

1 Chronicles 27:11
The eighth, for the eighth month, was Sibbekai the Hushathite, a Zerahite. There were 24,000 men in his division.

1 Chronicles 27:13
The tenth, for the tenth month, was Maharai the Netophathite, a Zerahite. There were 24,000 men in his division.

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