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The Tribe of Dan, also sometimes spelled as "Dann", (Hebrew: דָּן, Dan) was one of the Tribes of Israel.

The census held at Mt. Sinai (Num 1:39) shows that the numbers of this tribe was 62,700 warriors men.[1] Just before entering Canaan, another census pointed that this number raised to 64,400.[1]



Tribal territory

Map of the twelve tribes of Israel, before the move of Dan to the North. The Tribe of Dan has its territory in the south coast, next to Efraim´s territory


  1. 1.0 1.1 Unger, Merrill F (1988). R. K., Harrison. ed. The New Unger´s Bible Dictionary. Chicago: Moody Press. p. 1196. ISBN 0-8024-9037-9.