16:2 and rebelled against Moses, along with some of the Israelites, 250 leaders 1 of the community, chosen from the assembly, 2 famous men. 3
16:17 And each of you 4 take his censer, put 5 incense in it, and then each of you present his censer before the Lord: 250 censers, along with you, and Aaron – each of you with his censer.”
1 tn Heb “princes” (so KJV, ASV).
2 tn These men must have been counselors or judges of some kind.
3 tn Heb “men of name,” or “men of renown.”
4 tn Heb “and take, a man, his censer.”
5 tn This verb and the following one are both perfect tenses with vav (ו) consecutives. Following the imperative they carry the same force, but in sequence.