The Israelite Encampment
The Israelite Encampment The Book of Numbers describes the layout of the encampment during Israel’s 40 years of wilderness wanderings (2:1–34). The tribes encamped around the tabernacle, both to stay close to the tent of meeting and to defend it against an attack. The four sides by four groups, led by Judah, Reuben, Ephraim, and Dan. The Levites—specially chosen to be close to God—camped around all sides of the tabernacle.
Nehemiah Rebuilds the Walls of Jerusalem | Children’s Bible Lessons
Nehemiah, a servant of King Artaxerxes, was an Israelite. Why did Nehemiah go to Jerusalem? How long did it take to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem?