When they were few in number, just a very few, and foreign residents within it,
I would give him an accounting of my steps; like a prince I would approach him.
When they were few in number, just a very few, and resident aliens within it,
He ordered locusts to come, 1 innumerable grasshoppers.
He counts the number of the stars; he names all of them.
They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah. The number of Israelites 1 was as follows: 2
May Reuben live and not die, and may his people multiply. 1
He does 1 great and unsearchable 2 things, marvelous things without 3 number; 4
For the years that lie ahead are few, 1 and then I will go on the way of no return. 2
Can his armies be numbered? 1 On whom does his light 2 not rise?
May their names be deleted from the scroll of the living! 1 Do not let their names be listed with the godly! 2
Our Lord is great and has awesome power; 1 there is no limit to his wisdom. 2
There may be sixty 1 queens, and eighty concubines, and young women 2 without number.
There will be so few trees left in his forest, a child will be able to count them. 1
No woman will miscarry her young 1 or be barren in your land. I will fulfill 2 the number of your days.
The length of time 1 that David lived in the Philistine countryside was a year 2 and four months.
and more cedar logs than could be counted. (The Sidonians and Tyrians had brought a large amount of cedar logs to David.)
in using gold, silver, bronze, and iron. 1 Get up and begin the work! May the Lord be with you!”
According to David’s final instructions, the Levites twenty years old and up were counted. 1
The total number of family leaders who led warriors was 2,600.