Numbers 3:23
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New International Version
The Gershonite clans were to camp on the west, behind the tabernacle.

King James Bible
The families of the Gershonites shall pitch behind the tabernacle westward.

Darby Bible Translation
The families of the Gershonites encamped behind the tabernacle westward.

World English Bible
The families of the Gershonites shall encamp behind the tabernacle westward.

Young's Literal Translation
The families of the Gershonite, behind the tabernacle, do encamp westward.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Seven thousand and five hundred - Perhaps originally ר resh, 200, instead of ך caph, 500; see the following note Numbers 3:39 (note).

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Numbers 1:53 But the Levites shall pitch round about the tabernacle of testimony...

Numbers 2:17 Then the tabernacle of the congregation shall set forward with the camp of the Levites in the middle of the camp: as they encamp...

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Fifth Day. Holiness and Redemption.
Sanctify unto me all the first-born.'--Ex. xiii. 2. 'All the first-born are mine; for on the day I smote all the first-born in the land of Egypt I sanctified unto me all the first-born in Israel: mine they shall be: I am the Lord.'--Num. iii. 13, viii. 17. 'For I am the Lord your God that bringeth you up out of the land of Egypt to be your God: ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.'--Lev. xi. 45. 'I have redeemed thee; thou art mine.'--Isa. xliii. 1. At Horeb we saw how the
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

The Fifth Commandment
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.' Exod 20: 12. Having done with the first table, I am next to speak of the duties of the second table. The commandments may be likened to Jacob's ladder: the first table respects God, and is the top of the ladder that reaches to heaven; the second respects superiors and inferiors, and is the foot of the ladder that rests on the earth. By the first table, we walk religiously towards God; by
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
Numbers 1:53
The 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."

Numbers 3:22
The number of all the males a month old or more who were counted was 7,500.

Numbers 3:24
The leader of the families of the Gershonites was Eliasaph son of Lael.

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