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During their journeys across the wilderness, the twelve tribes formed encampments at the different places where they halted (Exodus 16:13; Numbers 2:3 ). The diagram here given shows the position of the different tribes and the form of the encampment during the wanderings, according to Numbers 1:53; 2:2-31; 3:29,35,38; 10:13-28 .

The area of the camp would be in all about 3 square miles. After the Hebrews entered Palestine, the camps then spoken of were exclusively warlike (Joshua 11:5,7; Judges 5:19,21; 7:1; 1 Samuel 29:1; 30:9 , etc.).

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Camp'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​c/camp.html. 1897.