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sue for their inheritance. CHAP. XXXIlI. The journeys of the Israelites. 153

15 For if ye turn away from after him, the possession of our inheritance on this he will yet again leave them in the wilder-side Jordan may be ours. ness ; and ye shall destroy all this people. 33 And Moses gave unto them, even to

16 ( And they came near unto him, and the children of Gád, and to the children sid, We will build sheep-folds here for of Reuben, and unto half the tribe of aur cattle, and cities for our little ones : Manasseh the son of Joseph, the kingdom

17 But we ourselves will go ready arm- of Sihon king of the Amorites, and the ed before the children of Israel, until we kingdom of Og king of Bashan, the land, have brought them unto their place : and with the cities thereof in the coasts, even our little ones shall dwell in the fenced the cities of the country round about. cities, because of the inhabitants of the 34 | And the children of Gad built Diland

bon, and Ataroth, and Aroer, 18 We will not return unto our houses, 35 And Atroth, Shophan, and Jaazer, until the children of Israel have inherited and Jogbehah, every man his inheritance.

36 And Beth-nimrah, and Beth-haran, 19 For we will not inherit with them fenced cities : and folds for sheep. an yonder side Jordan, or forward ; be- S7 And the children of Reuben built cause our inheritance is fallen to us on Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Kirjathaim, this side Jordan eastward.

38 And Nebo, and Baal-meon, (their 20 f And Moses said unto them, If ye names being changed,) and Shibiah : will do this thing, if ye will go armed be- and gave other names unto the cities which fore the LORD to war,

they builded. 21 And will go all of you armed over 39 And the children of Machir the son of Jordan before the LORD, until he hath Manasseh went to Gilead, and took it, and driten out his enemies from before him, dispossessed the Amorite which was in it.

22 And the land be subdued before the 40 And Moses gave Gilead unto Machir LORD; then afterward ye shall return, the son of Manasseh; and he dwelt therein. and be guiltless before the Lord, and be 41 And Jair the son of Manasseh went fore Israel ; and this land shall be your and took the small towns thereof, and possession before the LORD.

called them Havoth-jair. 23 But if ye will not do so, behold, ye 42 And Nobah went and tcok Kenath, have sinned against the LORD: and be and the villages thereof, and called it Na sure your sin will find you out.

bah, after his own name. 24 Build you cities for your little ones,

CHAP. XXXIII. and folds for your sheep ; and do that 1 Two and forty journeys of the Israelites. wliich hath proceeded out of your mouth. 50 The Canaanites are to be destroyed.

lesh And the children of Gad and the THIER of Israel, which went forth out children of Reuben spake unto Moses, saying, Thy servants will do as my lord || of the land of Egypt with their armies commandeth.

under the hand of Moses and Aaron, 26 Our little ones, our wives, our flocks, 2 And Moses wrote their goings out acand all our cattle, shall be there in the cording to their journeys by the commandcities of Gilead :

ment of the LORD: and these are their 27 But thy servants will pass over, ev- || journeys according to their goings out. ery man armed for war, before the LORD 3 And they departed from Rameses in to battle, as my lord saith.

the first month, on the fifteenth day of 28 So concerning them Moses com- the first month ; on the morrow after the manded Eleazar the priest, and Joshua passover the children of Israel went out the son of Nun, and the chief fathers of with an high hand in the sight of all the the tribes of the children of Israel : Egyptians,

29 And Moses said unto them, If the 4 For the Egyptians buried all their children of Gad and the children of Reu- || first-born, which the LORD had smitten ben will pass with you over Jordan, every | among them : upon their gods also the man armed to battle, before the LORD, LORD executed judgments. and the land shall be subdued before you ; 5 And the children of Israel removed then ye shall give them the land of Gil- from Rameses, and pitched in Succoth. ead for a possession :

6 And they departed from Succoth, and 30 But if they will not pass over with pitched in Etham, which is in the edge you armed, they shall have possessions a- of the wilderness. mong you in the land of Canaan.

7 And they removed from Etham, and 31 And the children of Gad and the turned again unto Pi-hahiroth, which is children of Reuben answered, saying, As before Baal-zephon: and they pitched bethe LORD hath said unto thy servants, so

fore Migdol. will we do.

8 And they departed from before Pi32 We will pass over armed before hahiroth, and passed through the midst the LORD into the land of Canaan, that I of the sea into the wilderness, and went 154 Journeys of the Israelites. NUMBERS. The Canaanites to be destroyed. three days 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 1 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 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 4 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 Mithcah.

pluck down all their high places : 29 And they went from Mithcal, 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 the 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 t!rev 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 fathers ye shall inherit. and encamped at Ebronah.

55 But if ye will not drive out the inhab35 And they departed from Ebronah, 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- let remain of them shall be pricks in your ber, and pitched in the wilderness of Zin, eyes, and thorns in your sides, and shall which is Kadesh.

vex you in the land wherein ye dwell. 37 And they removed from Kadesh, 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.

do unto them. 1

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

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 saying,

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 yoursouth 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. o 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 Azman :

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 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 bare 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, 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 Shepham to Riblah, on the east side om AND the Lord spake unto Moses in

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 inherit12 And the border shall go down to ance 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 and 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 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 9 And the LORD spake unto Moses give unto the Levites there shall be six saying,

cities for refuge, which ye shall appoint 17 These are the names of the men which for the man-slayer, that he may fiee

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156 The law of murder. NUMBERS. Daughters inheritance saved. thither : and to them ye shall add forty between the slayer and the revenger of and two cities.

blood 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 filed: and he shall abide in it wIsrael: from them that have many ye shali 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 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, uge, 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 slayer the high priest : but after the death of the may flee 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, sıx 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 shah A of the children of Gilead, the son of slay the murderer : when he meeteth 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 harın:

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- 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 ZelophieLORD, 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.

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



to the great river, the river Euphrates. 1 Moses in the end of the fortieth year 8 Behold, I have et the land before

briefly rehearseth the story, 6 of God's 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 To

HESE be the words which Moses and to their seed after thein.

spake unto all Israel on this side Jor- 9 And Ispakeuntoyou at 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 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 myselfalonebearyourcumday 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- | 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 the 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 unto 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 south, and by the sea-side, to the land the stranger that is with him.

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

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