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154 Journeys of the Israelites. NUMBERS. The Canaanites to be destroyed. three day's journey in the wilderness of 38 And Aaron the priest went up into Etham, and pitched in Marah.

mount Hor at the commandment of the 9 And they removed from Marah, and LORD, and died there, in the fortieth came unto Elim: and in Elim were twelve year after the children of Israel were fountains of water, and threescore and ten come out of the land of Egypt, in the palm trees; and they pitched there. first day of the fifth month.

10 And they removed from Elim, and 39 And Aaron was an hundred and encamped by the Red sea.

twenty and three years old when he died 11 And they removed from the Red sea, in mount Hor. and encamped in the wilderness of Sin. 40 And king Arad the Canaanite which

12 And they took their journey out of dwelt in the south in the land of Canaan, the wilderness of Sin, and encamped in heard of the coming of the children of Dophkah.

Israel. 13 And they departed from Dophkah, 41 And they departed from mount Hor, and encamped in Alush.

and pitched in Zalmonah. 14 And they removed from Alush, and 42 And they departed from Zalmoencamped at Rephidim, where was no l, nah, and pitched in Punon. water for the people to drink.

43 And they departed from Punon, and 15 And they departed from Rephidim, pitched in Oboth. and pitched in the wilderness of Sinai. 44 And they departed from Oboth, and

16 And they removed from the desert of pitched in ljea-barim, in the border of Sinai, and pitched at Kibroth-hattaavah. | Moab.

17 And they departed from Kibroth- 45 And they departed from Iim, and hattaavah, and encamped at Hazeroth. pitched in Dibon-gad.

18 And they departed from Hazeroth, 46 And they removed from Dibon-gad, and pitched in Rithmah.

and encamped in Almon-diblathaim. 19. And they departed from Rithmah, ) 47 And they removed from Almon-diand pitched at Rimmon-parez.

blathaim, and pitched in the mountains 20 And they departed from Rimmon of Abarim, before Nebo. parez, and pitched in Libnah.

48 And they departed from the moun21 And they removed from Libnah, tains of Abarim, and pitched in the plains and pitched at Rissah.

of Moab by Jordan near Jericho. 22 And they journeyed from Rissah, 49 And they pitched by Jordan, from and pitched in Kehelathah.

Beth-jesimoth' even unto 'Abel-shittim in · 23 And they went from Kehelathah, the plains of Moab. and pitched in mount Shapher.

50 | And the LORD spake unto Moses 24 And they removed from mount Sha-| in the plains of Moab by Jordan near pher, and encamped in Haradah.

Jericho, saying, 25 And they removed from Haradah, 51 Speak unto the children of Israel, and pitched in Makheloth.

and say unto them, When ye are passed 26 And they removed from Makhe over Jordan into the land of Canaan ; loth, and eneamped at Tahath.

52 Then ye shall drive out all the in27 And they departed from Tahath, habitants of the land from before you, and pitched at Tarah.

and destroy all their pictures, and de28 And they removed from Tarah, stroy all their molten images, and quite and pitched in Mithcalı.

pluck down all their high places : 29. And they went from Mithcalı, and 53 And ye shall dispossess the inhabitpitched in Hashmonah.

ants of the land, and dwell therein : for 30 And they departed from Hashmo- I have given you the land to possess it. nah, and encamped at Moseroth.

54 And ye shall divide the land by lot 31 And they departed from Moseroth, for an inheritance among your families : and pitched in Bene-jaakan.

and to the more ye shall give tlie more 32 And they removed from Bene-jaa | inheritance, and to the fewer ye shall kan, and encamped at Hor-hagidgad." | give the less inheritance: every man's in

33 And they went from Hor-hagidgad, heritance shall be in the place where his and pitched in Jotbathah.

lot falleth ; according to the tribes of 34. And they removed from Jotbathah, your father's ye shall inherit. and encamped at Ebronah.

55 But if ye will not drive out the inhab35 And they departed from Ebronal, itants of the land from before you ; then and encamped at Ezion-gaber.

it shall come to pass, that those which ye • 36 And they removed from Ezion-ga plet remain of them shall be pricks in your ber, and pitched in the wilderness of Zin, eres, and thorns in your sides, and shall which is Kadesh.

vex you in the land wherein ye dwell. 37 And they removed from Kadesh, I 56 Moreover, it shall come to pass, and pitched in mount Hor, in the edge of that I shall do unto you, as I thought to the land of Edom.

Il do unto them.

The borders of the land. CHAP. XXXIV. xxxv. The men who are to divide it. 155 CHAP. XXXIV.

I shall divide the land unto you: Eleazar 1 The borders of the land, 16 The names the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun.

of the men which shall divide it. | 18 And ye shall take one prince of every A VD the LORD spake unto Moses, tribe, to divide the land by inheritance.' A saring,

19 And the names of the men are these: 2 Command the children of Israel, and of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of say unto them, When ye come into the Jephunneh. land of Canaan ;(this is the land that shall 20 And of the tribe of the children of fall into you for an inheritance, even the || Simeon, Shemuel the son of Ammihud. land of Canaan with the coasts thereof:) || 21 Of the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad

3 Then your south quarter shall be from the son of Chislon. the wilderness of Zin along by the coast of 22 And the prince of the tribe of the Edom, and your south border shall be the children of Dan, Bukki the son of Jogli. outmost coast of the salt sea eastward: 23 The prince of the children of Jo

4 And your border shall turn from the seph, for the tribe of the children of Masouth to the ascent of Akrabbim, and pass | nasseh, Hanniel the son of Ephod. a to Zin; and the going forth thereof 24 And the prince of the tribe of the shall be from the south to Kadesh-barnea, | children of Ephraim, Kemuel the son of and shall go on to Hazar-adder, and pass Shiphtan. on to Azmon:

25 And the prince of the tribe of the 5 And the border shall fetch a compass children of Zebulun, Elizaphan the son from Azmon unto the river of Egypt, and I of Parnach, the goings out of it shall be at the sea. 26 And the prince of the tribe of the

6 And as for the western border, ye children of Issachar, Paltiel the son of shall even bave the great sea for a border: | Azzan. this shall be your west border.

27 And the prince of the tribe of the 7 And this shall be your north border: children of Asher, Ahihud the son of from the great sea ye shall point out for || Shelomi. you mount Hor:

28 And the prince of the tribe of the 8 From mount Hor ye shall point out children of Naphtali, Pedahel the son of your border unto the entrance of Hamath: || Ammihud. and the goings forth of the border shall || 29 These are they whom the LORD combe to Zedad:

manded to divide the inheritance unto the 9 And the border shall go on to Ziph ron, ll children of Israel in the land of Canaan. and the goings out of it shall be at Hazar

CHAP. XXXV. enan : this shall be your north border. 1 Eight and forty cities given to the Le

10 And ye shall point out your east bor vites. 6 Six of them to be of refuge. der from Hazar-enan to Shepham:

9 The laws of murder. 11 And the coast shall go down from AND the LORD spake unto Moses in Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of A the plains of Moab by Jordan near Ain; and the border shall descend, and | Jericho, saying, shall reach unto the side of the sea of 2 Command the children of Israel, that Chinnereth eastward:

| they give unto the Levites of the inlierit12 And the border shall go down to lance of their possession cities to dwell in; Jordan, and the goings out of it shall be and ye shall give also unto the Levites at the salt sea : this shall be your land suburbs for the cities round about them, with the coasts thereof round about.

3 And the cities shall they have to 13 And Moses commanded the chil dwell in ; and the suburbs of them shall dren of Israel, saying. This is the land be for their cattle, and for their goods, which ye shall inherit by lot, which the land for all their beasts, LORD commanded to give unto the nine 4 And the suburbs of the cities which tribes, and to the half tribe: .

ye shall give unto the Levites, shall reach 14 For the tribe of the children of | from the wall of the city and outward a Reuben, according to the house of their thousand cubits round about. fathers, and the tribe of the children of 5 And ye shall measure from without Gad according to the house of their fa the city on the east side two thousand thers, have received their inheritance ; cubits, and on the south side two thouand half the tribe of Manasseh have re- sand cubits, and on the west side two ceived their inheritance:

thousand cubits, and on the north side 15 The two tribes and the half tribe two thousand cubits; and the city shall have received their inheritance on this ll be in the midst: this shall be to them the side Jordan near Jericho eastward, to || suburbs of the cities. ward the sim-rising.

6 And among the cities which ye shall 16 And the LORD spake unto Moses, 1 give unto the Levites there shall be six aring,

cities for refuge, which ye shall appoint 17 These are the names of the men which Il for the man-slayer, that he may fiee 156 The law of murder. NUMBERS. Daughters inheritance saved. thither : and to them ye shall add forty between the slayer and the revenger af and two cities.

lood according to these judgments : 7 So all the cities which ye shall givet 25 And the congregation shall deliver the Levites shall be forty and eight cities: the slaver ont of the hand of the revenger them shall ye give with their suburbs. of blood, and the congregation shall re

8 And the cities which ye shall give store him to the city of his refuge, whithshall be of the possession of the children of er he was fled: and he shall abide in it wIsrael: from them that have many ye shal || to the death of the high priest, which was give many ; but from them that have few | anointed with the holy oil. ye shall give few: every one shall give of | 26 But if the slayer shall at any time his cities unto the Levites according to his come without the border of the city of his. inheritance which he inheriteth.

refuge, whither he was fled ; 9 s And the LORD spake unto Moses, 27 And the revenger of blood find him saying,

without the borders of the city of his ref10 Speak unto the children of Israel, Nuge, and the revenger of blood kill the and say unto them, when ye be come over || slayer ; he shall not be guilty of blood : Jordan into the land of Canaan ;

28 Because he should have remained in 11 Then ye shall appoint you cities to the city of his refuge until the death of be cities of refuge for you ; that the slaver the high priest : but after the death of the may fiee thither, which killeth any per- high priest the slayer shall return into the son at unawares.

land of his possession.. 12 And they shall be unto you cities 29 So these things shall be for a statute for refuge from the avenger; that the of judgment unto you throughout your man-slayer die not, until he stand before generations in all your dwellings. the congregation in judgment.

30 Whoso killeth any person, the mur13 And of these cities which ye shall || derer shall be put to death by the mouth give, six cities shall ye have for refuge. of witnesses : but one witness shall not tes

14 Ye shall give three cities on this side tify against any person to cause him to die. Jordan, and three cities shall ye give in the 31 Moreover, ye shall take no satisfacland of Canaan, which shall be cities of tion for the life of a murderer, which is refuge.

guilty of death : but he shall be surely 15 These six cities shall be a refuge, put to death. both for the children of Israel, and for 32 And ye shall take no satisfaction for the stranger, and for the sojourner among him that is fled to the city of his refuge, them : that every one that killeth any that he should come again to dwell in the person unawares may flee thither.

land, until the death of the priest. 16 And if he smite him with an instru- 33 So ye shall not pollute the land ment of iron, so that he die, he is a mur- wherein ye are : for blood it defileth the derer: the murderer shall surely be put land : and the land cannot be cleansed of to death.

the blood that is shed therein, but by the 17 And if he smite him with throwing blood of him that shed it. a stone, wherewith he may die, and he 34 Defile not therefore the land which die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall ve shall inhabit, wherein I dwell: for I the surely be put to death.

Lord dwell among the children of Israel. 18 Or if he smite him with an hand

CHAP. XXXVI. weapon of wood, wherewith he may die, 1 The inconvenience of the inheritance of and he die, he is a murderer : the mur daughters is remedied. 10 The marderer shall surely be put to death.

riage of the daughters of Zelophehad. 19 The revenger of blood himself shall || AND the chief fathers of the families slay the murderer : when he meeteth A of the children of Gilead, the son of him, he shall slay him.

Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the fam20 But if he thrust him of hatred, or ilies of the sons of Joseph, came near, hurl at him by laying of wait, that he die; and spake before Moses, and before the

21 Or in enmity smite him with his princes, the chief fathers of the children hand, that he die: he that smote him of Israel : shall surely be put to death ; for he is a 2 And they said, The LORD commandmurderer: the revenger of blood shall•led my lord to give the land for an inherslay the murderer, when he meeteth him. || itance by lot to the children of Israel: and

22 But if he thrust him suddenly with my lord was commanded by the LORD to out enmity, or have cast upon him any give the inheritance of Zelophehad our thing without laying of wait,

brother unto his daughters. 23 Or with any stone, wherewith a man 3 And if they be married to any of the may die, seeing him not, and cast it upon sons of the other tribes of the children of him, that he die, and was not his enemy, Israel, then shall their inheritance be neither sought his harin:

taken from the inheritance of our fathers, 24 Then the congregation shall judge and shall be put to the inheritance of

Moses rehearseth the story of CHAP. I.

God's promise. 157 the tribe whereunto they are received : // an inheritance in any tribe of the children so shall it be taken from the lot of our in

from the lot of our in- of Israel, shall be wife unto one of the heritance.

family of the tribe of her father, that the 4 And when the jubilee of the children children of Israel may enjoy every man of Israel shall be, then shall their inherit the inheritance of his fathers. ance be put unto the inheritance of the 9 Neither shall the inheritance remove tribe whereunto they are received : SO from one tribe to another tribe; but evshall their inheritance be taken away ery one of the tribes of the children of from the inheritance of the tribe of our Israel shall keep himself to his own infathers

heritance. 5 And Moses commanded the children 10 Even as the Lord commanded of Israel according to the word of the Moses, so did the daughters of ZelopheLORD, saying, The tribe of the sons of had : Joseph hath said well.

11 For Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, 6 This is the thing which the LORD | and Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of doth command concerning the daughters Zelophehad, were married unto their faof Zelophehad, saying, Let them marry ther's brothers sons : to whom they think best ; only to the 12 And they were married into the famfamily of the tribe of their father shall ilies of the sons of Manasseh the son of they marry.

Joseph, and their inheritance remained in 7 So shall not the inheritance of the the tribe of the family of their father. children of Israel remove from tribe to 13 These are the commandments and tribe : for every one of the children of the judgments, which the LORD comIsrael shall keep himself to the inheritance manded by the hand of Moses unto the of the tribe of his fathers.

Il children of Israel in the plains of Moab 8 And every daughter, that possesseth il by Jordan near Jericho.



j to the great river, the river Euphrates. 1 Moses in the end of the fortieth year 18 Behold, I have set the land before briefly rehearseth the story, 6 of God's 'l you : go in and possess the land which the promise, 34 and his anger for their LORD sware unto your fathers, Abraincredulity, 41 and disobedience. ham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give unto thein THESE be the words which Moses and to their seed after them.

1 spake unto all Israel on this side Jor- 9 And Ispakeuntoyouat that time, saydan in the wilderness, in the plain over ing, I am not able to bear you myself alone: against the Red sea, between Paran, and | 10 The LORD your God hath multipliTophel, and Laban, and Hazeroth, and ed you, and behold, ye are this day as the Dizahab.

stars of heaven for multitude. (There are eleven days journey il 11 (The LORD God of your fathers from Horeb by the way of mount Seir make you a thousand times so many more unto Kadesh-barnea.)

as ye are, and bless you, as he hath prom3 And it came to pass in the fortieth ised you !) year, in the eleventh month, on the first 12 How can I myselfalonebear yourcunday of the month, that Moses spake unto brance, and your burden, and your strife? the children of Israel, according unto all || 13 Take ye wise men, and understandthat the LORD had given him in com- 1 ing, and known among your tribes, and mandment unto them;

I will make them rulers over you. 4 After he had slain Sihon the king of || 14 And ye answered me, and said, The the Amorites, which dwelt in Heshbon, thing which thou hast spoken is good for and Og the king of Bashan, which dwelt us to do. at Astaroth in Edrei:

15 So I took tlie chief of your tribes, 5 On this side Jordan, in the land of Mo wise men, and known, and made them ab, began Moses to declare this law, saying, heads over you, captains over thousands,

6 The LORD our God spake unto us and captains over hundreds, and captains in Horeb, saying, Ye have dwelt long e- over fifties, and captains over tens, and nough in this mount :

officers among your tribes. 7 Tarn you, and take your journey, 16 And I charged your judges at that and go to the mount of the Amorites, and time, saying, Hear the causes between into all the places nigh thereunto, in the your brethren, and judge righteously beplain, in the hills, and in the vale, and in tween every man and his brother, and the sonth, and by the sea-side, to the land | the stranger that is with him.

the Canaanites, and unto Lebanon, un-N 17 Ye strall not respect persons in judg

to us.


158 God's anger DEUTERONOMY.

for disobedience. ment; but ye shall hear the small as well what way ye should go, and in a cloud by as the great ; ye shall not be afraid of the day. face of man; for the judgment is God's : | 34 And the LORD heard the voice of and the cause that is too hard for you, your words, and was wroth, and sware, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.

saying, 18 And I commanded you at that time 35 Surely there shall not one of these all the things which ye should do.

men of this evil generation see that good 19 And when we departed from Ho land, which I sware to give unto your fareb, we went through all that great and thers, terrible wilderness, which ye saw by the S6 Save Caleb the son of Jephunneh ; way of the mountain of the Amorites, as he shall see it, and to him will I give the the LORD our God commanded us ; and land that he hath trodden upon, and to we came to Kadesh-barnea.

his children, because he hath wholly fol20 And I said unto you, Ye are come lowed the LORD. unto the mountain of the Amorites, which 37 Also the LORD was angry with me the LORD our God doth give unto us. for your sakes, saying, Thou also shalt

21 Behold, the LORD thy God hath set not go in thither. the land before thee: goup and possessit, 38 But Joshua the son of Nun, which as the LORD God of thy fathers hath said standeth before thee, he shall go in thithunto thee; fear not, neither be discouraged. er. Encourage him: for he shall cause Is

22 | And ye came near unto me every rael to inherit it. one of you, and said, We will send men 39 Moreover, your little ones, which ye before us, and they shall search us out the said should be a prey, and your children, land, and bring us word again by what which in that day had no knowledge beway we must go up, and into what cities tween good and evil, they shall go in thithwe shall come.

er, and unto thein will I give it, and they 23 And the saying pleased me well: and shall possess it. I took twelve men of you, one of a tribe : 40 But as for you, turn ye, and take

24 And they turned and went up into your journey into the wilderness by the the mountain, and came unto the valley way of the Red sea. of Eslicol, and searched it out.

41 Then ye answered and said unto 25 And they took of the fruit of the me, We have sinned against the LORD, we land in their hands, and brought it down I will go up and fight, according to all that unto us, and brought us word again, and the Lord our God commanded us. And said, It is a good land which the LORD when ye had girded on every man his our Gol doth give us.

weapons of war, ye were ready to go up 26 Notwithstanding, ye would not go into the hill. up, but rebelled against the command 42 And the LORD said unto me, Say nient of the LORD your God:

1 unto them, Go not up, neither fight; for 27 And ve murmured in your tents, ! I am not among you ; lest ye be smitten and said, Because the Lord hated us, he before your enemies. hath brought us forth out of the land of 43 So I spake unto you; and ye would Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of the not hear, but rebelled against the comAmorites, to destroy us.

mandment of the LORD, and went pre28 Whither shall we go up? our breth- sumptuously up into the hill. ren have discouraged our heart, saying, 44 And the Amorites, which dwelt in The people is greater and taller than we; that mountain, came out against you, and the cities are great and walled up to heav chased you, as bees do, and destroyed you en; and moreover, we have seen the sons in Seir, even unto Hormah. of the Anakims there.

45 And ye returned and wept before the 29 Then I said unto you, Dread not, LORD; but the LORD would not hearken neither be afraid of them.

to your voice, nor give ear unto you. 30 The LORD your God which goeth 46 Sove abode in Kadesh many days, acbefore you, he shall fight for you, ac Il cording unto the days that ye abode there. cording to all that he did for you in E

CHAP. II. gypt before your eyes;

1 The story is continued touching the 31 And in the wilderness, where thou Edomites, 9 the Moabitcs, 17 the Amhast seen how that the LORD thy God | morites, 24 and Sihon the Amorite. bare thee, as a man doth bear his son, in THEN we turned, and took our jourall the way that ye went, until ye came T ney into the wilderness by the way into this place,

of the Red sea, as the LORD spake unto 32 Yet in this thing ye did not believe me ; and we compassed mount Seir many the LORD your God,

days. 33 Who went in the way before you, || 2 And the LORD spake unto me, saying, to search you out a place to pitch your 3 Ye have compassed this mountain tents in, in fire by night, to shew you by ! long enough : turn you northward.

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