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number of the children of Israel : 26 Tuke lliy book of the law, and 9 For the Lord's portion is his peoput it in the side of the ark of the ple; Jacob is the lot of ous inheritance. covenant of the Lono your God,lbat jo he found him in a desert land, and it, inay be tliere for a witness against in the waste liowing wilderness; he tiee.

led him about, le instructed bin, he 27 For I know tliy scbellion, and thy kept him as the apple of his eye. still neck: belold, while I am yet 11 A, no eagle surrethi up lier nest, filive with you this dis', se bave been liultereth over her younis, spreadeth pobellious ayainst the LORD; quid howbroad her wings, taketh them, bear much more inter my death?

cth then on her wings'; 28 Gather unto me all the elders of 12 So the LORD alone did lead liien, your tribes, and your officers, that l and there was no strange god with him. waly speak these words in their eare, 13 He made liin rick on the liigh and call leiven and earth lo record places of the arth, that lie miylit eat gainst them.

the increnge of the fields; and lie minde y For I know that after my deall ye him to suck boney out of the rock, and will ulterly corrupt yoursclocs, sund oil out of the dinty rock : curl asiile from the way which I have 14 Butler of kine, und milk of sheep, commanded you: and evil will be all with fai of lambs, and rains of the you in the lalier day's; because ye will breed of' Bashan, and goals, with We idio evil in the sight of vie Lord, to til of kidneys of wbeal; and thou proroke him to anger through the vidsedrink the pure blood of the grape, work of your liaudy.

15 | Bul Jeshurun waxed fit, and :30 And Aluses spake in the ears of all kicked; thou art waxen (al, lliou art the congregation of Israel ibe words or grown thick, thou art covered will Liais souls, until they were ended. Julness; then he sorsook God which CHAP. XXXII.

made him, and lightly esteemed the

Rock of his salvillion.
E car, o ye licavens, and I will lo They provoked him to jealousy

speak; and lear, o carth, the with strange gous, with abominations words of my mouth.

provoked they bim to anger. 2 My doctrine shall drop as the rain, 17 They sucrificed unto devils, not my speech shall distil as the dew, as to God; to gods whom they knew not, live small rain upon the tender berb, to new gods that came newly up, and as the slowers upou tlie grass :



father's feared not. 3 Because I will publishi te nanc or 18 Oille Rock that begal thee thou llie Lond: ascribe ye greatness unto art uniniudlui, and bast forgotten God Our Goll.

lat formed liee. * He is the Rock,lis work is perfect: 19 And when the Lord saw it, be for all his ways are judgment: a God abliorred them, because of the pro ut trutlı, und without iniquity, just and voking of his sons and of bis daugliright is nie.

ters ŠThey have corrupted themselves; 20 And he said, I will bide my face lleirspolis not the spot of his children: from them, I will sce what their eru tiey are a perverse and crooked gen. shall be ; for they are a very froward cialion,

generation, children in whom is no Ö Do ye thug requite the LORD, O Muitii. qolish people and unwise? is not le 21 They have moved me to jealousy thy latlier thut hath bouglit thee? hall with that which is not God; they hare henot inade ther, and established thee? provoked me to unger with their van

7 1 Remember the days of old, con-ities: and I will move them to jealousy sider the years of many generalions : with those which are not a people; I itisk thy father, and lie will show thee; will provoke them to anger with a biiy elders, and they will tell thee. 1oolishi nation,

S When the Most High dividelio llie 22 For a fire is kindled in mine anger, millions their inherilance, when he and shall burn unto the lowest hell, Eunimnied the sons of Adanı, he set thcland shall consume the cart with lier

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belp you, and be your protection. 23 I will heap mischiels upon thein; 39 See now that I, even l, an he, and I will spend inwe arrows upon theor. There is no god with me: I kill, and

24 They shull ve burnt with hunger, I make alive; I wound, and I heal: and devoured with burning heat, and neitier is there any that can deliver will bitter destruction: I will also out of my land.

end the teeth of beisls upon them, 40 For I lift up my laud to heaven, with liwe poison of'serpents of the dust. and say, I live for ever.

25 Tlie sword witlioul, and terror 41111 whetiny glittering sword, ami within, sball destroy both the young my band take hold on judyment, I will man, und the virgin, the suckling ulso render vengeance lo mine enemies, with the man of gray hairs.

and will reward them that liate me. 26 I said, I would scatter them into +2 I will make mine arrows drunki corners, I would make the remem. with blood, and my sword shall devour brance of them to cease from among flesh; and that with the blood of tie

slain, and of the captives, from the be27 Were it not that I leared the ginning of revenges upon the enemy. wrath of the enemy, lest their ad. 13 Rejoice, o ye nations, with biis versaries sbould behave themselves people; for be will alenye the blood strangely, and lest they should say, of liis servants, and will render veniOur hand is high, and the LORD hath geance to his adversaries, and will be not done all this.

merciful unto liis land, and to bis peo28 For they are a nation roid or ple. counsel, neither is there any uuder- 44.1 And Moses came and spakeall standing in them.

the words of this song in the ears ci 29 O that they were wise, that they the people, he and Hosbea lhe son of understood this, that they would con. Nun. sider tlieir latter end!

15 And Moses made an end of speak. 30 How should one chase a thousand, ing all these words to all Israel; and two put ten thousand to liglie, ex- 46 And he said unto then, Set your cept their Rock liad sold thiem,rund the hearts unito all the words which I Lond had shut thein up?

testily among you llis day, which 31 For Weir rock is not as our Rock, se shall command your children lo even our enemies themselves being observe to clo,all the words oflliis law. judges.

47 For it is not a vain lliny for you; 32 For their vine is of the vine or because it is your life: and through Sodom, and of the fields of Goinorral: this uning ye shall prolong your days their grapes are grapes.

of gall, their in the land wbither yego over Jordau clusters are bitter:

Lo possess it. 33 Tbeir wine is the poison or drag. 18 || And the Lord spake unto Moses ons, and the cruel venom of asps. that sell same day, saying,

34 Is not this laid up in store with 19 Get thee up into this mountain me, and sealed up among mg treas. Alarim, uinto mount Nebo, which is ures ?

in the land of Moals, that is over 35 To me belongeth vengeance, and against Jericho, and behold the land recompense: their foot shall slide in of Canaan, whicul give unto the cool Lue lime: for the day of their calan- dren of Israel lor a possession: ily is at hand, and the things that shall 50 And die in the mount whither come upon them make basie.

thiou poest up, und be gathered wito 36 For the LORD shall judge his peo- thy people; n8 Aaron lliy brother died ple, and repent humself for luis serva mount Hor, and was galliered unlo vants, when be seeth that their power his people; is gone, and there is none shut up, or 51 Because ye trespassed against me lelt

among the children of Israel at the 37 And he shall say, Where are their waters of Neribali-kadesh, in Wie gods, their rock in whom they trusted, wilderness or Zin; because ye sancti

38. I'luch diel eat the lat or their Halled me not in the midst of the can Criticus, und drank live wine of their dren of Israel.

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the trics. 52 Yet thou shalt see the land before the Lord be his land, for the precious thee; but thou shalt not go thither un things of hearen, for the dew, and for to the land which I give the children the deep that coucheth beneatli, of lsrael,

14 And for the precious fruits brouglio CHAP. XXXIII.

forth by the sun, and for the precious Nioses the man of God blessed wie 15 And for the chief thungs of the children of Israel before his death. ancient mountains, and for the pre

2 And he said, The Lord came from cious things of the lasting hills, Sinai, and rose up from Seir untu 16 And for the precious things of thic thiem'; he shined forth from monnt Pa eartlı, and fulness thereof; and for the ran, and he came with ten thousands good will of him that dwelt in thic of saints : from his right band went a bush: let the blessing come upon U!C fiery law for them.

bead of Joseph,and upon the top of the 3 Yea, le loved the people; all his head of him that was separated from saints are in thy hand: and they sat his brethren. down at this feel ; every one shall re- 17 His glory is like the firstling olbia ceive of tly words.

bullock, and his borns are like the 4 Noses commanded us a law, even borus of unicorns : with wem be shall the inheritance of the congregation of push the people together to the ends of Jacob.

ibe cartı : and they are the ten thoir5 And lie was king in Jeshurun, sands of Ephraim, and they are tie when the heads of the people, and thousands of Nanasseb. the tribes of Israel were gathered to 18 Tí And of Zebulun lie said, Rejoice, zether.

Zebulun, in lliy going out; and, Issa6 T Let Reuben live, and not die; and Char, in thy tents. let not lis men be few.

19 They shall call the people unto the 7 | And this is the blessing or Ju- mountain; there they shall ofler 59 dah : and lie said, Hear, LORD, the crifices of righteousness: for they sbal voice of Judall, and bring him unto suck of the abundance of the seas, anu bis penple ; let his lands be suflicient of treasures hid in the sand. for him, and be tliou a help to him 2011 and or Gad he said, Blessed be from his enemies.

he that enlargetli Gad; he dwellell as Sll And of Levi he said, Let thy a lion, and teareth the arm will tlie Thummim and thy Urim be with thy crown of the head. holy one, whom thou didst prore at 2 And lie provided the first part for Nassalı, and with whom thou didst himsell, because there, in a portion of strive at the waters of Meribah; the lawgiver, zvas he seated ; and be

9 Who said unto bis father and to his came with the heads of the people, he mother, I have not seen him; neither executed the justice of the LORD, and did he acknowledge bis bretbren, nor his judgments, with Israel. kuew liis own children : for they have TAnd of Dan he said, Dan is a observed thy word, and kept thy cop lion's whelp; he shall leap from Bil.

shan, 10 They shall teach Jacob tly judg. 23 1 And of Naphtali le said, () ments, and Israel thy law : they shall Naplitali, satisfied with favour, and put incense before thee, and whole kull with the blessing of the LORD : burnt-sacrilice upon thine allar. possess tlou te west and the soutlı.

11 Bless, Lond, his substance, and 24 1 Aud of Asher he said, Lct Asher laccept the work of bis hands; smite be blessed with children : let him be through the loing of them that rise acceptable to his brethren, and let bisa against bin, and of them that bate dip his loot in oil. hiin, that they rise nol again.

25 Thy slioey shall be iron and brinas; 129 ind o Benjamin ne said, Thc and as thy days, so shall thy surengtis beloved of the LORD suall dwell in lue. salety by liim ; and the LORD shall 26 1 There is none like unto the God corer him all the day long, and be of Jcslıurun, who rideth up in the ohall (iwell between his shoulders. heaven in thy help, and in his excel. 13 And of Joscpli he said, Blesscii of (lency on the sky.


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lund, sind dieth. 27 The elerial God isthy refuge, and caused the lo see il with Urine eres, underneath are the everlasting arms : but thou shalt not go over thillier. And he shall thrust out the enemy from ó 1 So Moses, the scrrant or thic before thee, and shall say, Destroy Lond, died there, in the land of Moab, them.

according to the word of the Lord. 23 Israel then shall dwell in safety 6 And be buried bin in a valley is. alone : the fountain of Jacob shall be the laud of Moab, over against Bende upon a land of corn and wine ; aso peor; but no nian knoweth of his liis lietlens shall drop down dew. sepulchre unto this day.

29 Happy art thou, O Ismel: whol 71 And Nioses was a hundrel and islike unto thee, 0 people saved by twenty years old when he died : 119 llie Lorn, le shielil of thy hielp, and eye wils not dim, nor lis natural force who is the sword of thy excellency ! abaled. and ibine enemies shall be lound liars 8 1 And the children of Israel wept unto thee; and thou shall tread upon for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty their high places.

days : so the days of weeping and CHAP. XXXIV.

mourning for Moses were ended. A

ND Moses went up liom the plains 911 And Joshua the son of Nun was

of Moab unto the mountain of full of the spirit of wisdom ; for NoNebo, to the top of Pisyal, tbal is ses bad laid bis hands upon him; and over against Jericho : and the Lond the children of Israel nearkened unto showed him all the land of Gileau, lim, and did as tlie Lord cominanded unto Drus,

Moses. 2 And all Naplıcali

, and the land of 101 And there arose not a prophet Ephraim, and Alikuussels, and all the since in Israel like unto Moses, wliom lanı or Jullals, untu lhe utmost, sen, the Lord knew face to face: 3 And the south, and the plain of the 11 In ill the signs and the wonderg ralley of Jericho, the city of palm which the LORD sent him to do in the trees, unto Loar.

land of Egypt to Pharaoh, and to all 4 And the Lord said unto him, This is servants, and to all his land, is the land which I sware unto Abril. 12 And in all that mighty hand, and fiam, uiilo Isaac, and unto Jacol), say in all the great terror which Moses ang, I will give it unlo lliy sced: I have slowed in the sight of all Israel.

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CHAP, 1.

ibe with thee: I will not fail thee, nos NOW after the death of Moses the corsake thee.

6 Be strong, and ol'a good courage; pass that the LORD spake unto Josluit for unto this people shalt thou civile ilie son of Nun, Moses'ininister, saya for an inheritwice the land which I 10

sware unto their fathers to give them. 2 Moses my servant is dead; NOW 7 Only be thou strong, and very cour therefore arise, go orer this Jordan, ageous, tbatlliu mayest observe to do thou, and all this people, unto the land acco

cording to all the law wlich Moses which I do rive to them, even to the my scrraul commanded Wee:turn not children of Israel.

from it to the right band or to the left, 3 Bevery place that the sole of your that thou nayest prosper wlitherso root shall tread upon, that leave I given ever thou goest. unto you, as I sauc un Lo Mloseş. 8 This book of the law shall not de

+ From the wilderness iulid tiis Leb-part out of thy mouth; but thou shalt Alo11 even unto the great river, the meditate therein day nod night, that river Euphrates, all the land of the hou mayest observe to do according Hittites, and unto the great sca toward to all that is written therein : for the going down of the sun, sliall be then thou shalt make thy way pros. your (oast.

perous, and then thou shalt have good 5 There shall not any man be able to succe89. sland before thee all the days of thyi 9 Have not I commanded thee? Be life: as I was with Moscs, so I will strong and or a good courage; bevol

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iciel lhe shies. utiaid, neither be thou dismayed: for 3 And the king of Jericho sent unto thie LORD thy God is with tice whith• Rahab, saying, Bring forth the men ersoever thou guest.

that are come to thee, which are en10 Then Josbua commanded the lered into lliy house: for they be come officers of the people, saying,

to scarci oul all the country, 11 Pass tilrough the bost, aud com. I dad the woman took the two men, mand the people, saying, Prepare you and hid them, and said thus, There ricruilly; for within it de ui1j8 ye cante túen unto me, but I wist not shall puss over iliis Jordan, lo join to whence they wert; possess the land, which the LORD your 5 And it came to pass about the time Gud viveth you to possess it. of sluliing of the watc, wuen it was

12 Audio the Reubeniles, and to Jark,llal the men went out: willier The Gadies, and to half the tribe of the men weul, I wotnot: pursue aller Manassebi, spake Joshua, silying, them quickly; for ye shull overtake

13 Remember the word while lillosesten. the servant of the LORD Commander 6. But she had brought them up to you, saying, The LORD your God the roof of the bouse, and liid them lith given you rest, and bull given with the stalks of Hax, which she had you tliis land.

laid in order upon the roul. 14 Your wives, your little ones, and 7 And the nieu pursued aller them pour Ciltlle, sliall remain in the laul the way to Jordan unto the loids: andi whichi Moses gille you on this side is soon as they which pursued alier Jordan: but je shull puss before your them were gone out, they shut the gate. vreliren allmed, all the mighty men ol 8T Aud belore they were laiu down, Salour, and hrip then;

slie Cillie uplo ibem upon the roof; 16 Until the LORD have given your 9 au sbe ead unto the men, I know brethren rest, as he hath giden you, that the LORD hat gives you the lanil, and they also have possessed the law and that your terror is fallen upon us, which the LORD your God givals and that allibe inhabitants of :he land Licmn: thien je sliail return unto the läint because of you. land of your possession, and enjoy it, 10 Forwe bare heari low the LORD which Most:s the Lord's servant give drieci up the water of the Red Sea for you on this side Jordiu loward the sou, when ye came out of Egypt; and $( llising

what ye did unto the two kinds of the 16.11nd they answered Joshua, say- Amorites, that were uit ihe other side ing, All that thou commandest us wc Jurulan, Silon cuid OS: whoin yé utwill do, and whilbersoever thou send terly destroyed. est, we will go.

Il sud a soun as we had beard these 17 According as we bearkened unto things our hearts did mellneither did Nosee ju all Wines, so will we beztrk- there remain is more courilge in any co lilito thee: only the LOilD thy Gou mu, because of you: for the LORD be willi ther, as lie Wits with Nluses. your God, he is God in heaven above,

18 Whosoever he be that dotlı rebel und in earth beneath. against thy cumniandment, and will 19 Now therefore, I pray you, swear not licarken unto thy worils in all that unto me by the LORD, since I have thou commandest him, he stuul be put slowed jou kindness, that je will aito ucill: only be strong and of a good so show kindness unto my father's courage.

buuse, and yie pie a true loken: CHAP. II.

13 And that ye will save alive my ND Joshuit lhe son of Nun senttiilier, and my mother, and my brein


secretly, saying, Go view the limi, bave, and deliver our lives from eren Jericho. Hal they went, and death. came into a farlot's house, named 14 And the men answered ber, Our Rabal), and lodged there.

lite for yours, il' ye uller uut this our And it was told the ling of Jeri- business. And it shall be, when the cho, saying, Beholci, llicre came men lord hath given us the land, that we in hither to-night of the chillren of will deal kindly and truly with thee': larael, to search out the country. Ii Then she let them down by a cord

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