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  JewishEncyclopedia.com - CENSUS:
On these occasions, the numbering was done indirectly, half a shekel being given to the sanctuary by each person of the proper age, and then the half-shekels, and not the persons, were counted.
This expedient, according to the critics, was resorted to by the writer of Numbers owing to the superstition which had arisen against a census through the experience in David's reign.
It is possible that this objection to being numbered had something to do with the uprising, led by Judas the Galilean, against the census undertaken by Quirinius (Cyrenius) in the years 6-7 (Luke ii.
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 Numbering of the people (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Besides the numbering of the tribes mentioned in the history of the wanderings in the wilderness, we have an account of a general census of the whole nation from Dan to Beersheba, which David gave directions to Joab to make (1 Chr.
This act of David in ordering a numbering of the people arose from pride and a self-glorifying spirit.
The census, so far as completed, showed that there were at least 1,300,000 fighting men in the kingdom, indicating at that time a population of about six or seven millions in all.
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  The Aari People - Carolyn Ford with SIM in Ethiopia
The Aari people, numbering around 160,000, inhabit the southwest spur of the highlands and adjacent lowlands of the South Omo Region of Ethiopia.
People raise sheep (or goats in the lowlands) and cattle as well as chickens.
With the overthrow of the monarchy in 1974, the land was reclaimed by the Aari people.
www.carolynford.org /aari   (861 words)

  
  NUMBERS-RUTH
The number which this gave was 601,730 men of twenty years old and upwards, not a single one of whom, with the exception of Joshua and Caleb, was included among those that were mustered at Sinai, because the whole of that generation had died in the wilderness (Numbers 26:63ff.).
NUMBERS 4:13-14 The altar of burnt-offering was first of all to be cleansed from the ashes; a crimson cloth was then to be covered over it, and the whole of the furniture belonging to it to be placed upon the top; and lastly, the whole was to be covered with a sea-cow skin.
NUMBERS 4:16 The oversight of the oil for the candlestick (Exodus 27:20), the incense (Exodus 30:34), the continual meat-offering (Exodus 29:40), and the anointing oil (Exodus 30:23), belonged to Eleazar as the head of all the Levites (Numbers 3:32).
www.godrules.net /library/delitzsch/26delitzsch_b0.htm   (7075 words)

  
  Bible History, Old Testament: Vol II - Chapter 15
The outward history of the people during that period exhibited, on the one hand, the constant care and mercy of Jehovah, and on the other, His holiness and His judgments; while the laws and ordinances given them were needful for the organization of the commonwealth of Israel in its future relations.
In general, the Book of Numbers seems to consist of three parts, the first, (Numbers 1-10:10) detailing the preparations for the march from Sinai; the second, (Numbers 10:11-21) The history of the journeyings of Israel through the wilderness; and the third, (Numbers 22-26) the various occurrences on the east of the Jordan.
If this number seems proportionally large, it should be remembered that the oppressive measures of Pharaoh would tend to diminish the number of marriages during the latter part of Israel's stay in Egypt, while the prospect of near freedom would, in a corresponding manner, immensely increase them.
philologos.org /__eb-bhot/vol_II/ch15.htm   (2637 words)

  
 U. S Highways: From US 1 to (US 830)
People still want to travel that single number, that storied old highway and see what became of the great American road trip.
An explanation of the numbering system of US Highways, why there is no US 0, and why I believe the biggest violator of the numbering plan is US 425.
Numbered roads are referred to in the same manner.
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 Numbering of the people
Numbering of the people - Besides the numbering of the tribes mentioned in the history of the wanderings in the wilderness, we have an account of a general census of the whole nation from Dan to Beersheba, which David gave directions to Joab to make (1 Chr.
This act of David in ordering a numbering of the people arose from pride and a self-glorifying spirit.
At David's intercession the plague was stayed, and at the threshing-floor of Araunah (q.v.), where the destroying angel was arrested in his progress, David erected an altar, and there offered up sacrifies to God (2 Chr.
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Numbers Chapter 8 The seven lamps are placed on the golden candlestick, to shine towards the loaves of proposition: the ordination of the Levites: and to what age they shall serve in the tabernacle.
These were people that came with them out of Egypt, who were not of the race of Israel; who, by their murmuring, drew also the children of Israel to murmur: this should teach us the danger of associating ourselves with the children of Egypt, that is, with the lovers and admirers of this wicked world.
Numbers Chapter 17 The priesthood is confirmed to Aaron by the miracle of the blooming of his rod, which is kept for a monument in the tabernacle.
www.ewtn.com /library/SCRIPTUR/NUMBERS.TXT   (21197 words)

  
 MetaGlossary.com: Census
A numbering of the people, and valuation of their estate, for the purpose of imposing taxes, etc.; -- usually made once in five years.
An official registration of the number of the people, the value of their estates, and other general statistics of a country.
The official counting of people to compile demographic data for the political subdivision in which people belong or reside.
www.metaglossary.com /terms/census   (84 words)

  
 Blue Letter Bible - Commentaries
They were numbered a little before this, when their poll-money was paid for the service of the tabernacle, Ex.
Their number was the same then that it was now: 603,550 men; for as many as had died since then, and were lost in the account, so many had arrived to be twenty years old, and were added to the account.
Ephraim and Manasseh, the sons of Joseph, are numbered as distinct tribes, and both together made up almost as many as Judah; this was in pursuance of Jacob’s adoption of them, by which they were equalled with their uncles Reuben and Simeon, Gen.
www.blueletterbible.org /Comm/mhc/Num/Num001.html   (2085 words)

  
 Numbering Systems
The binary, or base-2, numbering system is based on the same principles as the decimal, or base-10, numbering system, with which we are already familiar.
Perhaps the biggest drawback to using the binary numbering system for computer operations is that programmers may have to deal with long and confusing strings of 1s and 0s.
The value of a particular digit in a number is determined by its relative position in a sequence of digits.
www.prenhall.com /divisions/bp/app/longlong/public_html/7e/CW/id/numbering/numbering.html   (2150 words)

  
 Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible | Christian Classics Ethereal Library
The promise of God to Abraham [Ge 22:17] was seen to be fulfilled in the extraordinary increase of his posterity, and provision made for tracing the regular descent of the Messiah.
As the Lord commanded Moses, andc.—The numbering of the people was not an act sinful in itself, as Moses did it by divine appointment; but David incurred guilt by doing it without the authority of God.
Thus the numbering of the people was subservient to the separation of the Levites from those Israelites who were fit for military service, and to the practical introduction of the law respecting the first-born, for whom the tribe of Levi became a substitute [Ex 13:2; Nu 3:12].
www.ccel.org /ccel/jamieson/jfb.x.iv.i.html   (910 words)

  
 Reunion: Numbering
In addition to plain-ole ID numbers, Reunion has the ability to assign ancestor, descendant, and relative numbers to people in your family file.
For example, you can assign ancestor numbers to your ancestors (you would be the source person) and also assign descendant numbers for the descendants of your earliest known immigrant ancestor (he would be the source person for those calculations).
Relative numbers are a combination of ahnentafel numbers (for ancestors of a source person) and legal numbers (for descendants of the same source person).
www.leisterpro.com /doc/version8/newfeatures/numbering.php   (654 words)

  
 PlanetMath: example of Gödel numbering
from formulas of arithmetic to numbers, and the corresponding Gödel numbering as the inverse.
"example of Gödel numbering" is owned by Henry.
This is version 4 of example of Gödel numbering, born on 2002-08-24, modified 2004-04-11.
planetmath.org /encyclopedia/ExampleOfGodelNumbering.html   (95 words)

  
 Numbering in Microsoft Word - Interemediate Users Guide to Word
The number scheme, delimiter characters that mark the beginning or end of a unit of data and formatting are all based on what you have typed.
Once outline numbers are applied to paragraphs, use the TAB key, or the Increase or Decrease Indent toolbar buttons to advance to different levels within the outline numbered style.
If you are in a numbered list that has outline numbering generated by the method described in the previous exercise, when you choose Bullets and Numbering from the Format menu (or alternate-click a portion of the numbered list), the Numbered tab appears on the Bullets and Numbering dialog box.
www.addbalance.com /usersguide/numbering.htm   (6071 words)

  
 Center for Immigration Studies
This was most apparent in the remarkably balanced reporting of the debate over increasing the number of H-1B temporary visas for skilled workers and the debate within the Sierra Club over a referendum on including a call for immigration cuts in the club's position on population stabilization.
Leahy's Vermont is a bucolic, sparsely populated state where the population is almost entirely native-born and where the number of illegal residents was estimated at 100 in 1995.
People will go on dying of exposure and exhaustion as they try to get to the jobs that are waiting for them.
www.cis.org /articles/Katz/katz1998.html   (7843 words)

  
 Zulu (people) - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hypocrisy: Most people sell their souls,…, Marriage: Married women are kept women,…, Theft: When people come and talk to you of their…
People's Party, political party active in the United States between 1891 and 1908, supported mainly by farmers in the South and West.
People Power, popular uprising in the Philippines in 1986, and the political spirit embodied by it.
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 Numbering in Microsoft Word - Interemediate Users Guide to Word
The number scheme, delimiter characters that mark the beginning or end of a unit of data and formatting are all based on what you have typed.
Once outline numbers are applied to paragraphs, use the TAB key, or the Increase or Decrease Indent toolbar buttons to advance to different levels within the outline numbered style.
If you are in a numbered list that has outline numbering generated by the method described in the previous exercise, when you choose Bullets and Numbering from the Format menu (or alternate-click a portion of the numbered list), the Numbered tab appears on the Bullets and Numbering dialog box.
addbalance.com /usersguide/numbering.htm   (6071 words)

  
 Shofar FTP Archives: people//l/leleko.pavel.v/leleko.002
The people chased out of the cars with whips guessed immediately where they had been brought; some attempted to climb over the barbed wire of the fencing, got caught at it, and we opened fire on those who were trying to escape and killed them.
When the procession of doomed people approached the gas chamber building, MARCHENKO and Nikolay, the motorists of the gas chambers shouted: "Walk faster, or the water will become cold!" Each group of women or men was pushed from behind by some German and very frequently by Franz, the camp commander himself, escorted by dogs.
Immediately the entire crew, numbering some 250 people, were grouped at the bottom of the pit together with the bodies that they had not yet had time to bury.
www.nizkor.com /ftp.cgi/people/ftp.py?people//l/leleko.pavel.v/leleko.002   (3242 words)

  
 Patriarchs and Prophets - From Sinai to Kadesh
This was followed by the consecration of the priests, the celebration of the Passover, the numbering of the people, and the completion of various arrangements essential to their civil or religious system, so that nearly a year was spent in the encampment at Sinai.
In all directions the people were gathered at the door of their tents, weeping and lamenting.
God gave the people that which was not for their highest good, because they persisted in desiring it; they would not be satisfied with those things that would prove a benefit to them.
www.nisbett.com /reference2/pp/pp33.htm   (4699 words)

  
 Crosswalk - Devotionals, Christian Music, Family, Christian News, Forums & more
The enumeration was confined to those capable of bearing arms [Numbers 1:3], and it was to be made with a careful distinction of the tribe, family, and household to which every individual belonged.
The promise of God to Abraham [Genesis 22:17] was seen to be fulfilled in the extraordinary increase of his posterity, and provision made for tracing the regular descent of the Messiah.
Thus the numbering of the people was subservient to the separation of the Levites from those Israelites who were fit for military service, and to the practical introduction of the law respecting the first-born, for whom the tribe of Levi became a substitute [Exodus 13:2, Numbers 3:12].
www.biblestudytools.net /Commentaries/JamiesonFaussetBrown/jfb.cgi?book=nu&chapter=001   (937 words)

  
 A Calculating People
Political arithmeticians talked about the importance of knowing the whole number of people, but dictionaries still did not show the word "population." Not until mid-eighteenth century was their sufficient interest in population as a quantity to make a census sensible.
Samuel Grainger, a mathematical practitioner in Boston and one of the most numerate of the colonists, considered argument by number to be irrelevant in the face of religious obstacles.
In early nineteenth century America, numbers were celebrated because they were genuinely useful, because they were thought to discipline the mind, because they marked the progress of the era, and because they were reputedly objective and precise, and hence tantamount to truth.
www.stolaf.edu /other/ql/cohen.html   (3055 words)

  
 How to Play Roulette | Strategy & Rules | Online Roulette   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A player places bets on numbers (including the zero) inside the table layout or outside the table layout – these are known as inside or outside bets.
The numbers are all touching on the table and the player places the chip in the central point of the four numbers.
If a number is repeated a few times within 100 spins, the wheel might be biased and this fact could turn the house advantage to the player’s favor.
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 Numbers of the Names
This was an unusual request because everywhere else in scripture even with King David, the numbering of the people of Israel was a sin, and a very serious sin.
The reason for the numbering of the Children of Israel presented as strength, and not in God.
The thought that a people could be taken captive and mesmerized into an almost compliance with their erasure is unimaginable for those of us who have not lived through it.
www.shoaheducation.com /numbernames.html   (463 words)

  
 Numbering Systems and Code Sets
A numbering system is a set of digits used for mathematical operations such as counting, adding, subtracting, dividing and multiplying.
When starting a new column, the first number we start with is always 1 and the first number to the right of the 1 will always be a zero.
That binary number is the combination of bits a computer uses to represent the lower case 'k'.
condor.depaul.edu /~jkristof/NumberingSystems-CodeSets.html   (1835 words)

  
 SunRocket Internet Phone Service - SunRocket Joins VoIP Peering Fabric
What was particularly interesting about the attendee mix was the amount of people there who were focused on numbering issues for their respective organizations.
By numbering issues, I don’t mean their financial statements — although, for some, advancements being made may result in those types of issues.
Numbering refers to unique identifiers, be they telephone numbers (ANI’s), IP addresses, domains, ENUM, SIP URI’s, or SRV records (email addresses), and the applications of those identifiers and their respective business models.
www.sunrocket.com /about/mediaroom/news/2006/tmcnet_0907   (1246 words)

  
 Microsoft Word Help FAQ. Why use Microsoft Word's built-in Heading styles?
If you don't like the format of the built-in styles (and few people would find them attractive as they arrive out of the box), you can modify the styles so they have the font, paragraph and other formatting you want.
How to control the page numbering in a Word document at the MS Word MVP FAQ site for a description of how to control page numbering in both simple and quite complex ways.
And the number one way that Word looks for structure in your document is looking for use of the built-in heading styles.
www.shaunakelly.com /word/numbering/UseBuiltInHeadingStyles.html   (1573 words)

  
 The Eternal Purpose of God
In Numbers chapter 1 we encounter the numbering of the people.
It would seem that the camp of Israel--with the tabernacle in the middle--seems to be a model of the throne of God: His presence in the center, represented by the tabernacle, encircled by the four faces, all surrounded by His people.
While the numbers of each tribe may not seem to be very revealing, the totals for each of the four camps are.
www.ldolphin.org /studynotes/camp.htm   (1049 words)

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