Gershonites

, are one of the tribes of the Levites.

At the first census, there were 7,500 people one month or older in the Gershonite clans. At the same time there were 2,630 men from 30 to 50 years of age. Their leader was Eliasaph.

They were responsible for the care of the tabernacle and tent, the curtains related to the tabernacle and the courtyard and the ropes. They were directed in their work by Ithamar.

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