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XXVI. 24 I will punish you yet seven times. I will bring divers and frequent judgments upon you, for your sins. .
XXVI. 26 And when I huve broken the staff of your breud. And when I have brought upon you famine and scarcity, and have bereaved you of that which is the staff of your life, bread, &c.
XXVI. 34 Then shall the land enjoy her subbalhs. Then shall the land be quiet; as being delivered from those wicked inhabitants, which brought a curse upon it; and from those busy labours, wherewith it was worn out and torn up continually.
XXVII. 16 And if a man shall sanctify to the Lord some part of a field of his possessions, then thy estimation shall be according to the seed thereof: an homer of barley seed shall be valued at fifty shekels of silver. And if a man will consecrate unto the Lord some part of that field, which by inheritance is descended to him, and would releem it; it shall be valued according to the proportion of that seed, which is fit and sufficient to be sown in that parcel : every ten bushels of barley seed shall be rated at fifty shekels of silver.
XXVII. 25 Shekel of the sanctuary. See Lev. v. 15.
XXVII. 29 None devoted, which shall be devoted of men, shall be redeemed. No creature, which, under a solemn vow or curse, shall be devoted to destruction, shall be redeemed by an price whatsoever; whether it be man or beast; but shall undergo that death, to which it was solemnly devoted.
NUMBERS. 1. 51 The stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to death. Any Israelite w 10»ouver, being not of the tribe of Levi, if he offer to ineddle with te ark, shall surely die ; either by the immediate hand of God, or by the band of human justice and authority.
II. 2 Far off about the tabernacle. The measure, of at least two thousand cubits, shall be the distance, betwixt the tents of Israel and the holy tabernacle of God.
III. 7 And they shall keep his charge. Thev shall do that service, which Aaron, as from the Lord, shall appoint unto thein.
III. 9 Thou shalt give the Levites to Aaron and his sons. Thou shalt design and appoint the Levites, to attend upon Aaron and his sons, in the holy ministration.
III. 12 I have taken the Levites from among the children of Israel instead of all the firstborn. Whereas, before, the firstborn of the family was ordained to exe. cute the office of the priesthood, and to otler sacrifices for the rest, now I have confined this office to one tribe alone; so as only those of Levi'shall, instead of the firstborn, be set apart for this work.
IV. 7 The continual bread shall be thereon. That shew-bread, which is appointed to be continually set upon the table before the Lord; being every sabbath to be renewed in a perpetual succession.
V. 6 Shall commit any sin which men commit. When a man or woman shall commit any sin of frailty or infirmity, which is commonly incident to every man.
V. 7 He shall recompense his trespass with the principal thereof, and add unto it the fifth part. By way of recompence, he shall pay the price of that thing which he hath taken away, or wherein he hath done the wrong; and add, moreover, a fifth part of the worth, as a satisfaction to the party wronged.
V. 12 If any man's wife go aside, and commit a trespass against him. If any man's wife shall leave off the conversation of her husband, and offend against his bed.
V. 18 The bitter water. That water, which shall prove bitterly afflictive and deadly to her, if she be guilty. Vide ver. 27.
VI. 5 Shall let the locks of the hair of his head to grow. To signify the continuance of his holy consecration and his subjection to God, he shall suffer his hair to grow unto the length.
VI. 21 For his sepuration, besides that that his hand shall get. This offering he shall make to the Lord, for his Nazariteship; besides that voluntary oblation, which he shall moreover make, upon any other occasioni, unto God.
VI. 27 And they shall put my name upon the children of Israel; and I will bless them. Laying their hands upon the children of Israel, they shall call upon my name for a blessing; and it shall be given by me, according to
VII. 2 The princes offered. The princes of Israel, by their several gifts, testified their joyful celebration of the dedication of the tabernacle and the altar.
VII. 8 Four wuggons and eight oren he gave unto the sons of Merari. To the sons of Merari, whose charge was the heaviest carriage that belonged to the tabernacle, as the boards and pillars thereof, he gave a double proportion of waggons and oxen, for the more easy removal thereof.
VII. 89 IVhen Moses &c. to speak with him. When Moses was gone into the tabernacle of the congregation, to attend upon the Lord, and to receive his commandments.
VIII. 2 The seven lamps shall give light over against the candlestick.
The seven lamps shall give light, round about the bulk or shaft of the candlestick, on all sides.
VIII. 11 Aaron shall offer the Levites before the Lord for an offering of the children of Israel. Aaron shall present the Levites before the Lord, as persons consecrated to God; whom the chief of Israel, in the name of all the rest, shall devote. to the holy service of God, in their behalf, as designed and allowed by them to otler up their oblations.
Vill. 24 From the age of twenty-five years and upward they shall go in to wait upon ihe service of the tabernacle. From the age of twenty-five years, they shall so enter into the tabernacle, as to inform themselves, and to learn, both by institution and practice, how to perform the services; and, at the age of thirty years, they shall enter upon the execution of their charge.
VIII. 25 After fifty years &¢. they shall serve no more. They shall not serve any more, after the age of fifty, in any of the painful and laborious works of carriage or attendance; although, for oversight and aid of advice, no age ought to be exempted.
IX. 15 And on the day that the tabernacle was reared up the cloud covered the tabernacle, namely, the tent of the testimony : und at even there was upon the tabernacle as it were an appearance of fire, until the morning. In the day, that the tabernacle was perfectly set up, God gave visible testimony of his presence therein; appearing, in the day time, as a cloud in the Holy of Holies, over the ark; and, in the night time, as a lightsome fire over the saine.
IX. 18 Ai the commandment of the LORD the children of Israel journeyed. Upon the will of God, signified really to them by the stay or removal of the cloud, they disposed of their journey or abode.
X. 2 Make thee two trumpets of silver ; of one whole piece shalt thou make them. Of one entire piece, beaten out into length and breadth, shalt thou make each trumpet; and not of several parcels beaten together : of silver, for the purity of the metal; of one piece, for the unity and perfection of the sound.
X. 31 Thou mayest be to us instead of eyes. By reason of thy knowledge and experience, thou mayest be a good direction for us.
XI. 1 And when the people complained, it displeased the LORD: and the Lord heard it; and his anger was kindled; and the fire of the Lord burnt umong them, and consumed them in the uttermost parts of the camp. And the people murmured and were discontent, at their three days? journey in the wilderness, ere they settled in a resting place; and the Lord took notice of their repining; and his anger was kindled against them, and shewed itself in a sensible judgment upon them; for he sent forth a visible fire amongst them, and consumed those that were in the outer skirts of the camp.
XI. 4 And the mirt multitude that were among them fell a lusting : and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us fiesh to eat? And the multitude, which was a mixed company of natire Israelites and of strangers that came along with them out of Egypt, fell to an earnest longing and lusting after their old diet; and said, Oh that some body would now give us fesh to eat.
XI. 7 The manna was as coriander seed, and the colour thereof as the colour of bdellium. The manna was, in fashion and quantity, like to Coriander seed; and the colour of it was, as of a clear white
gum. XI. 15 And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee. If I shall be put to bear the charge and burthen of this busy and troublesome people alone, rather take me away.
XI. 17 I will take of the spirit which is upon thee, and will put it upon them. I will endue them with the same spiritual gifts and abilities, that I have furnished thee withal, for the wielding of this great administration.
XI. 18 Sanctify yourselves against to morrow. Make yourselves, by due preparation, of believing and thankful hearts, apt and capable to receive this new and marvellous blessing from God.
XI. 20 Till it come forth at your nostrils. Until
you be overcloyed with it. XII. 6 If there be a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known unto him in a vision, and will speak unto him in a dream. It is my manner, when I would honour any man with the calling and employment of a prophet, to reveal my will to that man, either by dreams or visions, which are the two usual means, whereby I am wont to impart myself unto men.
XII. 7 My servant Moses is not so, who is faithful in all my house. But, as for my servant Moses, he is none of the ordinary rank of prophets; him, as whom I have found faithful in all the service that I have committed unto him, I have thought good to grace with an especial favour and entireness.
XII. 8 With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches. With him will I speak in a more familiar manner, than with the rest of mankind, even as a man would talk with his friend, by an immediate revelation of myself unto him: here shall need no dreams or visions, wherein to convey my will and pleasure unto him; but his very senses shall apprehend and perceive the plain and clear demonstration of my presence, and the notice of my will, by a familiar and sociable conference.
XIII. 23 And when they came to the brook of Eshcol.
And when they came to the valley, or brook, which afterward, upon this occasion, was called Eshcol, from the cluster of grapes which here they cut down.
XUI. 32 It is a land that eateth up the inhabitants thereof. Either the air is unwholesome and wastes the inhabitants with diseases; or the soil is so stubborn and harsh to work upon, that it spends their bodies with the difficulty of their labours.
XIII. 33 We were in our own sight as grasshoppers. For stature and strength, there seemed to be no less difference bewixt them and us, than between grasshoppers and men.
XIV. 8 Floweth with milk and honey. Hath abundance of all provision, both for sustenance and pleasure.
XIV. 9 For they are bread for us. We shall consume them with great ease, and feed upon their rich provisions.
XIV. 10 And the glory of the Lord appeared in the tabernacle. And the Lord gave an apparent sign of his glorious presence in the cloud, that covered the tabernacle, in the sight of Israel.
XIV. 21 All the earth shall be filled with the glory of the LORD. The whole earth shall take notice of my righteous judgments, which I will execute upon this people; and give unto me the praise and glory of my justice.
XIV. 33 Your children shall bear your whoredoms. Your children, though they shall at last enter into the promised land, yet, in the mean time, they shall smart for your sins; that you may be punished in them.
XIV. 3+ You shall know my breach of promise. Since you have thus shamefully broken your covenant with me, ye shall know and feel that those promises, which I made to you upon your obedience, shall now be reversed. XIV. 40 Ilé will go up to the place which the Lord hath
promnised : for we have sinned. We will now, without any farther mutiny, go forward to the promised land, and fight with our enemies; for we do well see and confess, we have sinned against our God, in this our murmuring and backwardness,
XV. 30 But the soul that doth ought presumptuously, &c. the same reproacheth the Lord; and that sou shall be cut off from among That man, that sinneth in an arrogant and presumptuous manner, as it were daring God and despiting heaven, be shall be destroyed by an immediate hand of God; as having wilfully affronted the Lord, and called his justice into question.
XVI. 3 Ye take too much upon you, seeing all the congregation is holy, every one of them, and the Lord is among them. Ye take too much state and greatness upon you; as if you only might or ought to engross the Lord to yourselves : since there is