2. Speak unto the children of Israel, and take of every one of them a rod, according to the house of’ their fathers, of all their princes, according to the house of’ their fathers, twelve rods: write thou every man’s name upon his rod.
2.Alloquere filios Israel, et cape ab eis singulas virgas per domos patrum, a cunctis scilicet principibus eorum, juxta domos patrum suorum, duodecim virgas: et uniuscujusque nomen scribes super virgam ejus.
3. And thou shalt write Aaron’s name upon the rod of Levi: for one rod shall be for the head of the house of their fathers.
3. Nomen autem Aharon scribes super virgam Levi: quia virga una erit capiti domus patrum suorum.
4. And thou shalt lay them up in the tabernacle of the congregation before the testimony, where I will meet with you.