Now to the one who works, his pay is not credited due to grace but due to obligation. 1
from the Shihor River 1 east of 2 Egypt northward to the territory of Ekron (it is regarded as Canaanite territory), 3 including the area belonging to the five Philistine lords who ruled in Gaza, Ashdod, Ashkelon, Gath, and Ekron, as well as Avvite land 4
I, the Lord, say that shepherds will once again count their sheep as they pass into the fold. 1 They will do this in all the towns in the southern hill country, the western foothills, the southern hill country, the territory of Benjamin, the villages surrounding Jerusalem, and the towns of Judah.’ 2
and those of them numbered by their families were 2,750.
those of them numbered by their families were 3,200.
The descendants of Moses the man of God were considered Levites. 1
All the direct descendants of Jacob who went to Egypt with him were sixty-six in number. (This number does not include the wives of Jacob’s sons.) 1
This is the inventory 1 of the tabernacle, the tabernacle of the testimony, which was counted 2 by the order 3 of Moses, being the work 4 of the Levites under the direction 5 of Ithamar, son of Aaron the priest.
Then the Lord said to Moses, “Number all the firstborn males of the Israelites from a month old and upward, and take 1 the number of their names.
Now the Midianites, Amalekites, and the people from the east covered the valley like a swarm of locusts. 1 Their camels could not be counted; they were as innumerable as the sand on the seashore.
He pronounces this blessing on himself while he is alive: “May men praise you, for you have done well!”
The population of Egypt is like a vast, impenetrable forest. But I, the Lord, affirm 1 that the enemy will cut them down. For those who chop them down will be more numerous than locusts. They will be too numerous to count. 2
This is evidence of God’s righteous judgment, to make you worthy 1 of the kingdom of God, for which in fact you are suffering.
For he has come to deserve greater glory than Moses, just as the builder of a house deserves greater honor than the house itself!
After these things I looked, and here was 1 an enormous crowd that no one could count, made up of persons from every nation, tribe, 2 people, and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb dressed in long white robes, and with palm branches in their hands.
If any household is too small 1 for a lamb, 2 the man 3 and his next-door neighbor 4 are to take 5 a lamb according to the number of people – you will make your count for the lamb according to how much each one can eat. 6