39 The number from the tribe of Dan was 62,700.

Other Translations of Numbers 1:39

King James Version

39 Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Dan, were threescore and two thousand and seven hundred.

English Standard Version

39 those listed of the tribe of Dan were 62,700.

The Message

39 The tribe of Dan numbered 62,700.

New King James Version

39 those who were numbered of the tribe of Dan were sixty-two thousand seven hundred.

New Living Translation


Matthew Henry's Commentary on Numbers 1:39

Commentary on Numbers 1:1-43

(Read Numbers 1:1-43)

The people were numbered to show God's faithfulness in thus increasing the seed of Jacob, that they might be the better trained for the wars and conquest of Canaan, and to ascertain their families in order to the division of the land. It is said of each tribe, that those were numbered who were able to go forth to war; they had wars before them, though now they met with no opposition. Let the believer be prepared to withstand the enemies of his soul, though all may appear to be peace.