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The order of the Israelites' march. NUMBERS. Moses complainėth of his charge 16 And over the host of the tribe of the

CHAI. XI. children of Zebulun wus Eliab the son of 1 The burning at Taberah quenched by Moses' 'Helon.

prayer. 4 T'he people lust for flesh, and loathe 17 And the tabernacle was taken down; manna. 10 Moses complaineth of his charge and the sons of Gershon and the sons of Me

16 (iod dicideth his burden unto seventy elders. rari set forward, bearing the tabernacle. 31 Quails are giren in wrath at Kibroth-hat

taarah. 18 And the standard of the camp of Reu

over his host was Elizur the son of She pleased the LORI): and the LORD heard deur.

it: and his anger was kindled; and the fire 19 And over the host of the tribe of the child of the Lord burnt among them, and condren of Simeon was Sheluniel the son of sumed them that were in the uttermost parts Zurishaddai.

of the cainp. 20 And over the host of the tribe of the chil- ? And the people cried unto Moses; and dren of Gad was Eliasaph the son of Deuel. when Mores prayed unto the LORD, the fire A1 And the Kohathites set forward, bearing was quenched. the sanctuary: and the other did set up the

3 And he called the name of the place Ta. ubernacle against they came.

berah: because the fire of the LORD burnt 29 And the standard of the camp of the among them. children of Ephraim set forward according 44 And the mixed multitude that was to their armies: and over his host was Eli among them fell a lusting: and the children shama the son of Aminihud.

of Israel also wept again, and said, Who 23 And over the host of the tribe of the chil- shall give us flesh to eat? dren of Manasseh was Gamaliel the son of! 5 We remember the fish which we did eat Pedahzur.

in Egypt freely; the cucumbers, and the me24 And over the host of the tribe of the lons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the children of Benjamin was Abidan the son of garlic. Gideoni.

6 But now our soul is dried away; there is 25 1 And the standard of the camp of the nothing at all, besides this manna, before our children of Dan set forward, rhich was the eyes. rere-ward of all the camps throughout their And the manna was as coriander-seed, and hosts: and over

his host uus Aliezer the son the colour thereof as the colour of bdellium. of Aminishaddai.

8 And the people went about, and gathered 26 And over the host of the tribe of the child it, and ground it in mills, or beat it in a mor. dren of Asher was Pagiel the son of (cran. tar, and baked it in pans, and made cakes of 27 And over the host of the tribe of the chil. it: and the taste of it was as the taste of fresh dren of Naphtali uas Ahira the son of Enan. oil.

28 Thus were the journeyings of the chil- 9 And when the dew fell upon the camp in dren of Israel according to their armies, the night, the manna fell upon it. when they set forward.

10 1 Thien Moses heard the people weep 29 | And Moses said unto IIohab, the son throughout their families, every man in the of Raguel the Midianite, Moses' father-in-door of his tent: and the anger of the LORD law, We are journeying unto the place of was kindled greatly; Moses also was dis which the Lord said, I will give it you: pleased. come thou with us, and we will do thee good: 11 And Moses said unto the LORD, Where. for the LORD hath spoken good concerning fore hast thou afflicted thy servant ? and Israel.

wherefore have I not found favour in thy 30 And he said v.ito him, I will not go; but sight, that thou layest the burden of all this I will depart to mine own land, and to my people upon me? kindred.

12 'Have I conceived all this people ? have 31 And he said, Leave us not, I pray thee: I begotten them, that thou shouldest say unto forasmuch as thou knowest how we are to me, Carry them in thy bosom, as a nursingencamp in the wilderness, and thou mayest father beareth the sucking child, unto the be to us instead of eyes.

land which thou swarest unto their fathers ? 32 And it shall be, if thou go with us, yca, 13 Whence should I have flesh to give unto it shall be, that what goodness the Lorn shall all this people ? for they weep unto me, say. do unto us, the same will we do unto thee. ing, Give us flesh, that we may eat. 33 And they departed from the mount of 14 I an not able to bear all this people the LORD three days' journey: and the ark alone, because it is too heavy for me. of the covenant of the LORD went before 15 And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I them in the three days' journey, to search pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favour out a resting-place for them.

in thy sight; and let me not see my wretch34 And the cloud of the LORD was upon edness. them by day, when they went out of the camp. 16 | And the LORD said unto Moses, Ga. 35 And it came to pass, when the ark set ther unto me seventy men of the elders of forward, that Moses said, Rise up, LORD, Israel, whom thou knowest to be the elders and let thine enemies be scattered, and let of the people, and officers over them; and them that hate thee fiee before thee. bring them unto the tabernacle of the con36 And when it rested, he said, Return, Ogregation, that they may stand there with LORD, unto the many thousands of Israel. thee,

Seventy elders appointed.

CHAP. XII. Miriana and Aaron's sedition. '17 And I will come down and talk with they gathered the quails: he that gathered thee there: and I will take of the spirit which least gathered ten homers: and they spread is upon thee, and will put it upon them; and them all abroad for themselves round about they shall bear the burden of the people with the camp. · thee, that thou bear it not thyself alone. 33 And while the flesh was yet between

18 And say thou unto the people, Sanctify their teeth, ere it was chewed, the wrath ot yourselves against to-morrow, and ye shall the Lord was kindled against the people, eat flesh: for ye have wept in the ears of the and the LORD smote the people with a very LORD, saying, Who shall give us flesh to eat? great plague. for it was well with us in Egypt: therefore 34 And he called the name of that place the LORD will give you flesh, and ye shall eat. Kibroth-battaavah: because there they bu

19 Ye shall not eat one day, nor two days, ried the people that lusted. nor five days, neither ten days, por twenty 35 And the people journeyed from Kibroth days;

hattaavah unto 'Hazeroth : and abode at 20 But even a whole month, until it come Hazeroth. out at your nostrils, and it be loathsome unto

CHAP. XII. you: because that ye have despised the LORD I God rebuketh the sedition of Miriam and which is among you, and have wept before Aaron. 10 Miriam's leprosy is healed at the him, saying, Why came we forth out of prayer of Moses. 14 God commandeth her to

be shut out of the host. mand Moses said, The people among A Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom I am, are six hundred thousand footmen; and thou hast said, I will give them whom he had married : for he had married desh, that they may eat a whole month. an Ethiopian woman. 22 Shall the flocks and the herds be slain 2 And they said, Hath the LORD indeed for them, to suffice them?' or shall all the fish spoken only by Moses ? hath he not spoken of the sea be gathered together for them, to also by us? And the LORD heard it. .suffice them?

3 (Now the man Moses was very meek, 23 And the LORD said unto Moses, Is the above all the men which were upon the face LORD's hand waxed short? thou shalt see of the earth.) now whether my word shall come to pass 4 And the LORD spake suddenly unto Mounto thee, or not.

ses, and unto Aaron, and unto Miriam, Come 24 And Moses went out, and told the out ye three unto the tabernacle of the conpeople the words of the LORD, and gather- gregation. And they three came out. ed the seventy men of the elders of the peo 5 Ånd the LORD came down in the pillar of ple, and set them round about the tabernacle. the cloud, and stood in the door of the taber25 And the LORD came down in a cloud, nacle, and called Aaron and Miriam: and and spake unto him, and took of the spirit they both came forth. that was upon him, and gave it unto the se 6 And he said, Hear now my words: If venty elders: and it came to pass, that when there be a prophet among you, I the LORD the pirit rested upon them, they prophesied, will make myself known unto him in a vision, and did not cease.

and will speak unto him in a dream. 26 But there remained two of the men in 7 My servant Moses is not so, who is faiththe camp, the name of the one was Eldad, ful in all my house. and the name of the other Medad: and the 8 With him will I speak mouth to mouth, Spirit rested upon them; and they were of even apparently, and not in dark speeches; them that were written, but went not out and the similitude of the LORD shall he beunto the tabernacle: and they prophesied in hold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to the camp.

speak against my servant Moses? 27 And there ran a young man, and told 9 And the anger of the LORD was kindled Moses, and said, Eldad and Medad do pro- against them; and he departed. phesy in the camp.

10 And the cloud departed from off the ta28 And Joshua the son of Nun, the servant bernacle; and behold, Miriam became lepof Moses, one of his young men, answered rous, white as snow: and Aaron looked upon and said, My lord Moses, forbid them. Miriam, and behold, she was leprous. 29 And Moses said unto him, Enviest thou 11 And Aaron said unto Moses, Alas, my for my sake? would God that all the LORD's lord, I beseech thee, lay not the sin upon people were prophets, and that the LORD us, wherein we have done foolishly, and would put his Spirit upon them,

wherein we have sinned. 30 And Moses gat him into the camp, he

12 Let her not be as one dead, of whom and the elders of Israel.

the flesh is half consumed when he cometh 31 | And there went forth a wind from the out of his mother's womb. LORD, and brought quails from the sea, and 13 And Moses cried unto the LORD, say.. let them fall by the camp, as it were a day's ing, Heal her now, O God, I beseech thee. journey on this side, and as it were a day's 14 | And the LORD said unto Moses, If her journey on the other side, round about the father had but spit in her face, should she not

homod seven days ? let her be shut out

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Their acts and report: seven days: and the people journeyed not 23 And they came unto the brook of Eshcol, till Miriam was brought in again.

and cut down from thence a branch with 16 And afterward the people reinoved from one cluster of grapes, and they bare it beHazeroth, and pitched in the wilderness of tween two upon a staff; and they brought of Paran.

the pomegranates, and of the figs. CHAP. XIII.

24 The place was called the brook Eshcol, 1 The names of the men who were sent to search because of the cluster of grapes which the the land. 17 Their instructions. 21 Their children of Israel cut down from thence. acts. 26. Their relation.

2 And they returned from searching of the AND the Librin spake unto Moses, saying: bl after forty days.

26 F And they went and came to Moses, ihe land of Canaan, which I give unto the and to Aaron, and to all the congregation of children of Israel: of every tribe of their fa- the children of Israel, unto the wilderness of thers shall ye send a man, every one a ruler Paran, to Kadesh; and brought back word among thein.

unto them, and unto all the congregation, 3 And Moses by the commandment of the and shewed thein the fruit of the land. LORD sent them from the wilderness of Pa 2 And they told him, and said, We came ran: all those men were heads of the child unto the land whither thou sentest us, and dren of Israel.

surely it floweth with milk and honey; and 4 And these were their names: Of the tribe this is the fruit of it. of Reuben, Shammua the son of Zaccur. 28 Nevertheless, the people be strong that

5 Of the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat the son dwell in the land, and the cities are walled, of Hori.

and very great: and moreover, we saw the 6 Of the tribe of Judalı, Caleb the son of children of Anak there. Jephunnel.

29 The Amalekites dwell in the land of the i for the tribe of Issachar, Igal the son of south: and the Hittites, and the Jebusites, Joseph.

and the Amorites, dwell in the mountains; 8 of the tribe of Ephraim, Oshea the son and the Canaanites dwell by the sea, and by of Nun.

the coast of Jordan. 9 of the tribe of Benjamin, Palti the son of 30 And Caleh stilled the people before Raphu.

Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, and 10 of the tribe of Zebulun, Gaddiel the son possess it; for we are well able to overof Sodi.

come it. 11 Of the tribe of Joseph, namely, of the 31 But the men that went up with him said, tribe of Manasseh, Gaddi the son of Susi. We be not able to go up against the people; 12 of the tribe of Dan, Ammiel the son of for they are stronger than we. Gemalli.

32 And they brought up an evil report of 13 of the tribe of Asher, Sethur the son of the land which they had searched unto the Michael.

children of Israel, saying, The land through 14 Of the tribe of Naphtali, Nalbi the son which we have gone to search it, is a land of Vophsi.

that eateth up the inhabitants thereof; and 15 Of the tribe of Gad, Geuel the son of all the people that we saw in it are men of a Machi.

great stature. 16 These are the names of the men which 33 And there we saw the giants, the sons of Moses sent to spy out the land. And Moses Anak, which come of the giants: and we called Oshea the son of Nun, Jehoshua. were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and

17 And Moses sent them to spy out the so we were in their sight. land of Canaan, and said unto them, Get you

CHAP. XIV. up this way southward, and go up into the 1 The people murmur at the news. 6.Joshua and mountain :

Cažéb labour to still them. 11 God threateneth 18 And see the land, what it is ; and the

them. 13 Moses persuadeth God, and obtaineth people that dwelleth therein, whether they

pardon. 26 The murmurers are deprived of

entering into the land. 36 The men who raiseil be strong or weak, few or many;

the evil report, die by a plague. 40 The people 19 And what the land is that they dwell in, that would invade the land against the will of whether it be good or bad; and what cities God, are smitten. they be that they dwell in, whether in tents,

A ob in strong holds;

voice, and cried; and the people wept 20 And what the land is, whether it be fat that night. or lean, whether there be wood therein, or 2 And all the children of Israel murmured not. And be ye of good courage, and bring against Moses and against Aaron: and the of the fruit of the land. Now the time was whole congregation said unto them, Would the time of the first ripe grapes.

God that we had died in the land of Egypt! 21 [ So they went up, and searched the or would God we had died in this wilderland from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob, ness! as men come to Hamath.

3 And wherefore hath the LORD brought 22 And they ascended by the south, and us unto this land, to fall by the sword, that came unto Hebron; where Åhiman, Sheshai, our wives and our children should be a and Talmai, the children of Anak, were prey ? were it not better for us to return into (Now Hebron was built seven years before Egypt? Zoan in Egypt.)

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Moses intercedd for the people. CHAP. XIV. make a captain, and let us return into 23 Surely they shall not see the land whi Egypt.

I sware unto their fathers, neither shall a 5 Then Moses and Aaron fell on their faces of them that provoked me see it: before all the assembly of the congregationy 24 But iny servant Caleb, because he hu of the children of Israel.

another spirit with him, and liath follow 6 And Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb me fully, him will, I bring into the la the son of Jephunneh, which were of them whereinto he went; and his seed shall p that searched the land, rent their clothes :

sess it. 7 And they spake unto all the company of 25 (Now the Amalekites, and the Canaa the children of Israel, saying, The land, which ites dwelt in the valley:) To-norrow tu we passed through to search it, is an exceed- you, and get you into the wilderness by t ing good land.

way of the Red sca. 8 If the LORD delight in us, then he will 26 T And the LORD spake unto Moscs ai bring us into this land, and give it us; a land unto Aaron, saying, which floweth with milk and honey.

27 How long shall I bear with this e 9 Only rebel not ye against the LORD, nei- congregation, which murmur against me? ther fear ye the people of the land: for they have heard the murmurings of the childre are bread for us: their defence is departed of Israel, which they murmur against nie. from them, and the LORD is with us: fear 28 Say unto them, As truly as I live, sai them not.

the Lori), as ye have spoken in mine cai 10 But all the congregation bade stone them so will I do to you: with stones. And the glory of the LORD ap 29 Your carcasses shall fall in this wilde peared in the tabernacle of the congregation ness; and all that were numbered of yo before all the children of Israel.

according to your whole number, from twe 11 9 And the LORD said unto Moses, How ty years old and upward, which have mu long will this people provoke me? and how inured against me, long, will it be ere they believe me, for all 30 Doubtless ye shall not come into the la the signs which I have shewed among them? concerning which I sware to make you dwe 12 I will smite them with the pestilence, therein, save Caleb the son of Jephunne and disinherit them, and will make of thee a and Joshua the son of Nun. greater nation and mightier than they. 31 But your little ones, which ye sa 13 And Moses said unto the LORD, should be a prey, them will I bring in, an Then the Egyptians shall hcar it, (for thou they shall know the land which ye have de broughtest up this people in thy might from spised. among them;)

32 But as for you, your carcasses, they sha 14 And they will tell it to the inliabitants of fall in this wilderness. this land: for they have heard that thou 33 And your children shall wander in ti LORD art among this people, that thou LORD wilderness forty years, and bear your whor art seen face to face, and that thy cloud doms, until your carcasses be wasted in tł standeth over them, and that thou goest be wilderness. fore them, by day-time in a pillar of a cloud, 34 After the number of the days in whic and in a pillar of fire by night.

ye searched the land, even forty days (eac 15 Now if thou shalt kill all this people as day for a year) shall ye bear your iniquitie one man, then the nations which have heard even forty years and ye shall know my bread the fame of thee will speak, saying, of promise. 16 Because the LORD was not able to bring 35 I the LORD have sail, I will surely do this people into the land which he sware unto unto all this evil congregation, that are g them, therefore he hath slain them in the thered together against me: in this wilde wilderness.

ness they shall be consumed, and there the 17 And now, I beseech thee, let the power shall dic. of my Lord be great, according as thou hast 36 And the men which Moses sent to searc spoken, saying,

the land, who returned, and made all the 18 The LORD is long-suffering, and of great congregation to murmur against him, mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, bringing up a slander upon the land,

meaus clearing the guilty, visiting 37 Even those men that did bring up the the iniquity of the fathers upon the children evil report upon the land, died by the plagu unto the third and fourth generation. before the LORD. 19 Pardon, I beseech thee, the iniquity of 38 But Joshua the son of Nun, and Cale this people according unto the greatness of the son of Jephunneh, which were of it thy mercy, and as thou hast forgiven this peo- men tliat went to search the land, live ple, from Egypt even until now.

still. 20 And the LORD said, I have pardoned ac 39 And Moses told these sayings unto all th cording to thy word:

children of Israel: and the people mourne 21 But as truly as I live, all the earth shall greatly. be filled with the glory of the Lori). 40 T`And they rose up early in the morr 22 Because all those men which have seen ling. 'and gat them up into the top of the

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The law of the meat

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and drink-offerings. transgress the cominandment of the LORD ? , whosoerer be among you in your generabut it shall not prosper.

tions, and will offer an offering made by fire, 42 Go not up, tor the LORD is not among of a sweet savour unto the LORD; as ye do, you; that ye be not smitten before your ene so he shall do. mies.

15 One ordinance shall be both for you of 43 For the Annalekites and the ('anaanites the congregation, and also for the stranger are there before you, and ye shall fall by the that sojourneth with you, an ordinance for sword: because ye are turned away from ever in your generations: as ye are, so shall the Lorn, therefore the LORD will not be the stranger be before the LORD. with you.

16 One law and one manner shall be for 44 But they presumed to go up unto the hill. you, and for the stranger that sojourneth top: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of with you. the LORD, and Moses, departed not out of 17 † And the LORD spake unto Moses, the camp.

saying, 45 Then the Amalekites came down, and 18 Speak unto the children of Israel, and the Canaanites which dwelt in that hill, and say unto thein, When ye come into the land emote them, and discomfited them, eren unto whither I bring you, Horinah.

19 Then it shall be, that when ye eat of the CHAP. XV.

bread of the land, ye shall offer up a heave

offering unto the LORD. 1 The low of the meat-offering and the

drink-of-| 20 ye shall offer up a cake of the first of law. 17 The law of the first of the dough for your dough for a heave-offering: as ye do a heare-offering. » The sacrifice for sin of the heave-offering of the threshing-floor, so ignorance. 30 The punishment of presumption. shall ye heave it. 32 He that violated the sabbath, is stoned. 37 21 Of the first of your dough ye shall give The law of fringes.

unto the LORD a heave-offering in your geAND shemka un

spake unto. Menses Sayings nerations, 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, | 22 | And if ye have erred, and not observand say unto thein, When ye be come into ed all these commandments which the LORD the land of your habitations, which I give hath spoken unto Moses, unto you,

23 Even all that the Lord hath commanded 3 And will make an offering by fire unto the you by the hand of Moses, from the day that LORD, a burnt-offering, or a sacrifice in per- ihe LORD commanded Moses, and henceforforming a vow, or in a free-will-offering, ward among your generations ; or in your soleinn feasts, to make a sweet 24 Then it shall be, if aught be committed savour unto the Lord, of the herd, or of by ignorance without the knowledge of the the flock:

congregation, that all the congregation shall 4 Then shall he that offereth his offering offer one young bullock for a burnt-offering, unto the Lori) bring a meat-offering of a sor a sweet savour unto the LORD, with his tenth-sal of flour mingled with the fourth neat-offering, and his drink-offering, accordpart of a bin of oil.

ing to the manner, and one kid of the goats 5 And the fourth part of a hin of wine for for a sin-offering. a drink-offering shalt thou prepare with the 25 And the priest shall make an atonement burnt-offering or sacrifice, for one lamb. for all the congregation of the children of

6 Or for a ram, thou shalt prepare for a Israel, and it shall be forgiven them; for it is meat-offering two tenth-deals of four min- ignorance: and they shall bring their offer. gled with the third part of a hin of oil. ing, a sacrifice made by fire unto the LORD, 7 And for a drink-offering thou shalt offer and their sin-offering before the LORD, for the third part of a hin of wine, for a sweet their ignorance: savour unto the Lord.

26 And it shall be forgiven all the congrega8 And when thou preparest a bullock for tion of the children of Israel, and the strana burnt-offering, or for a sacrifice in per- ger that sojourneth among them; seeing all forming a vow, or peace-offerings unto the the people were in ignorance. LORD:

27'1 And if any soul sin through igno9 Then shall he bring with a bullock a rance, then he shall bring a she-goat of the meat-offering of three tenth-deals of flour first year for a sin-offering. mingled with half a hin of oil.

28 And the priest shall make an atonement 10 And thou shalt bring for a drink-offering for the soul that sinneth ignorantly, when he half a hin of wine, for an offering made by sinneth by ignorance before the LORD, to fire, of a sweet savour unto the Lord : make an atonement for him; and it shall be

11 Thus shall it be done for one bullock, or forgiven him. for one ram, or for a lamb, or a kid.

29 Ye shall have one law for him that sin12 According to the number that ye shall neth through ignorance, both for him that is prepare, so shall ye do to every one accord- born among the children of Ísrael, and for ing to their number.

the stranger that sojourneth among them. 13 All that are born of the country shall do 30 | But the soul that doethi aught prethese things after this manner, in offering an sumptuously, whether he be born in the land, offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto or a stranger, the same reproacheth the the LORD.

LORD; and that soul shall be cut off from 14 And if a stranger sojourd with you, or l among his people.

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