Numbers 1:4; Numbers 1:16; Numbers 7:2

And there shall be with you a man from each tribe, each man being the head of the house of his fathers.

16 These were the ones schosen from the congregation, tthe chiefs of their ancestral tribes, the heads of the clans of Israel.

hthe chiefs of Israel, heads of their fathers' houses, who were the chiefs of the tribes, who were over those who were listed, approached