||This was the complete tally of the families of Merari's descendants. The tally was taken by Moses and Aaron as God had directed Moses.
Eleh fkudey mishpechot beney Merari asher pakad Moshe ve'Aharon al-pi Adonay beyad-Moshe.
||[This is] the entire tally that Moses, Aaron and the communal leaders took of the Levites. [It was] by families following the paternal line,
Kol-hapekudim asher pakad Moshe ve'Aharon unesi'ey Yisra'el et-haLevi'im lemishpechotam uleveyt avotam.