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NUMBERS. Mirian's and Aaron's fedition. see now whether my word shall come to 2 And they said, Hath the Lord indeed pass unto thee or not.

{poken only by Moses? hath he not spoken 24 And Moses went out, and told the salso by us? and the LORD heard it. people the words of the Lord, and 3 (Now the man Mofes was very meek, gathered the seventy men of the elders of above all the men which were upon the the people, and set them round about face of the earth.) the tabernacle

4 And the LORD spake suddenly unto 25 And the LORD came down in a Moses, and unto Aaron, and unto Mi. cloud, and spake unto him, and took of riam, Come out ye three unto the tabere the spirit that was upon him, and gave it nacle of the congregation. And they unto the seventy elders : and it came to three came out. pass, that, when the spirit refied upon 5 And the Lord came down in the them, they prophesied, and did not cease. pillar of the cloud, and stood in the door

26 But there remained two of the men of the tabernacle, and called Aaron and in the camp, the name of the one was Miriam : and they both came forth. Eldad, and the name of the other Me 6 And he said, Hear now my words: dad: and the spirit refted upon them; If there be a prophet among you, I the and they were of them that were writ- LORD will make myself known unto him ten, but went not out unto the taber- in a vision, and will speak unto him in a nacle: and they prophesied in the camp. dream.

27 And there ran a young man, and 7 My servant Moses is not so, who is told Mofes, and said, Eldad and Medad faithful in all mine house. do prophesy in the camp.

8 With him will I speak mouth to 28 And Joshua the son of Nun,the servant mouth, even apparently, and not in of Moses, one of his young men, answered dark speeches; and the similitude of the and said, My lord Moses, forbid them. LORD shall he behold : wherefore then

29 And Mofes faid unto him, Enviest were ye not afraid to speak against my thou for my fake? would God that all the feryant Moses? LORD's people were prophets, and that 9. And the anger of the LORD was the Lord would put his spirit upon them! kindled against them; and he departed.

30 And Moses gat him into the camp, 10 1 And the cloud departed from off he and the elders of Israel.

the tabernacle; and, behold, Miriam 31 9 And there went forth a wind from became leprous, white as snow: and Aathe LORD, and brought quails from the ron looked upon Miriam, and, behold, fea, and let them fall by the camp, The was leprous. were a day's journey on this side, and as II And Aaron said unto Moses, Alas, it were a day's journey on the other side, my lord, I beseech thee, lay not the fin round about the camp, and as it were two upon us, wherein we have done foolishly, cubits high upon the face of the earth. and wherein we have finned.

32 And the people stood up all that 12 Let her not be as one dead, of day, and all that night, and all the next whom the flesh is half consumed when he day, and they gathered the quails : he cometh out of his mother's womb. that gathered least gathered ten homers: 13 And Mofes cried unto the Lord, fayand they spread them all abroad for them-ing, Heal her now, O God, I beseech thee. felves round about the camp.

14 I And the Lord said unto Moses, 33 And while the flesh was yet between If her father had but spit in her face, their teeth, ere it was chewed, the wrath should she not be ashamed feven days? of the LORD was kindled against the peo- let her be shut out from the camp leven ple, and the Lord smote the people with days, and after that let her be received in a very great plague.

again. 34 And he called the name of that 15 And Miriam was fhut out from the place Kibroth. hattaavah : because there camp seven days: and the people jour they buried the people that lufted. neyed not till Miriam was brought in

35 And the people journeyed from again. Kibroth-hattaavah unto Hazeroth; and 16 And afterward the people removed abode at Hazeroth.

from Hazeroth, and pitched in the wild CHAP. XII.

derness of Paran. 1 Miriam's and Aaron's fedition, 10 Mi

CHAP. XIII. riam's leprosj, 4 is healed. i The names, 17 instructions, 21 and als -A Dorian and Androin pake against

of the Spies. worran whom he had married for the A

ND the Lord Ipake unto Mofes, bad married an Ethiopian womao. 2 Send thou men, that they may search



Spies fent to search Canaan. Chap. xiv.

The afts and report of the piese the land of Canaan, which I give unto the Eshcol, and cut down from thence a children of Israel: of every tribe of their branch with one cluster of grapes, and fathers shall ye send a man, every one a they bare it between two upon a staff; ruler among them.

and they brought of the pomegranates, 3 And Moses by the commandment of and of the figs. the Lord sent them from the wilderness 24 The place was called the brook of Paran : all those men were heads of Ethcol, because of the cluster of grapes the children of Israel.

which the children of Israel cut down 4 And these were their names: of the from thence. tribe of Reuben, Shammua the son of 25 And they returned from searching Zaccur.

of the land after forty days. s Of the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat the 26 And they went and came to Mofes, son of Hori.

and to Aaron, and to all the congregation 6 Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of the children of Ifrael, unto the wilderof Jephunneh.

ness of Paran, to Kadesh; and brought Ź Of the tribe of Issachar, Igal the son back word unto them, and unto all the of Joseph.

congregation, and shewed them the fruit 8 Of the tribe of Ephraim, Olhea the of the land. son of sun.

27 And they told him, and said, We 9 Of the tribe of Benjamin, Palti the came unto the land whither thou fentest son of Raphu.

us, and surely it floweth with milk and Io Of the tribe of Zebulun, Gaddiel honey; and this is the fruit of it. the son of Sodi.

28 Nevertheless the people be strong 11 Of the tribe of Joseph, namely, of the that dwell in the land, and the cities are tribe of Manasseh, Gaddi the son of Sufi. walled, and very great: and moreover

12 Of the tribe of Dan, Ammiel the we saw the children of Anak there. son of Gemalli.

29 The Amalekites dwell in the land 13 Of the tribe of Asher, Sethur the of the south: and the Hittites, and the son of Michael.

Jebulites, and the Amorites, dwell in the 14 Of the tribe of Naphtali, Nahbi the mountains : and the Canaanites dwell by son of Vophfi.

the sea, and by the coast of Jordan. 15 Of the tribe of Gad, Geuel the son 30 And Caleb filled the people before of Machi.

Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, 16 These are the names of the men and possess it; for we are well able to which Moses sent to spy out the land. overcome it. And Moses called Oshea the son of Nun 31 But the men that went up with him Jehoshua.

said, We be not able to go up against the 17 And Moses sent them to spy out people ; for they are stronger than we. the land of Canaan, and said unto them, 32 And they brought up an evil report Get you up this way southward, and go of the land which they had searched unto ụp into the mountain :

the children of Israel, saying, The land, 18 And see the land, what it is; and through which we have gone to fearch it, the people that dwelleth therein, whether is a land that eateth up the inhabitants they be strong or weak, few or many; thereof; and all the people that we saw

19 And what the land is that they in it are men of a great stature. dwell in, whether it good or bad ; and 33 And there we saw the giants, the what cities they be that they dwell in, fons of Anak, which come of the giants : whether in tents, or in strong holds ; and we were in our own fight as grass

20 And what the land is, whether it be hoppers, and so we were in their fight. fat or lean, whether there be wood there

CH A P. XIV. in or not. And be ye of good courage, The people murmuring at the report of the and bring of the fruit of the land. Now

Spies are threatened. the time was the time of the firstripe Arall the congregatian difted up

their voice, peo21 1 So they went up, and searched the ple wept that night. land from the wilderness of Zin unto Re 2 And all the children of Israel mure hob, as men come to Hamath.

mured against Mofes and against Aaron: 22 And they ascended by the fouth, and the whole congregation said unto and came unto Hebron ; where Abiman, them, Would God that we had died in Sheshai, and Talmai, the children of A. the land of Egypt! or would God we pak, were. (Now Hebron was built seven had died in the wilderness ! years before Zoan in Egypt.)

3 And wherefore lath the LORD 23 And they came unto the brook of brought us unto this land, to fall by the


The people murmur.


God threateneth them. sword, that our wives and our children of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and Mould be a prey? were it not better for transgresion, and by no means clearing us to return into Egypt?

the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fa4 And they said one to another, Let us thers upon the children unto the third make a captain, and let us return into and fourth generation. Egypt.

19 Pardon, I beleech thee, the iniquity 5 Then Mofes and Aaron fell on their of this people according unto the great, faces before all the assembly of the con- ness of thy mercy, and as thou hast forgregation of the children of Israel. given this people, from Egypt even until

6 And Joshua the son of Nun, and Ca- now. leb the fon of Jephunneh, which quere of 20 And the Lord said, I have pardoned them that searched the land, rent their according to thy word : clothes :

21 But as truly as I live, all the earth 7 And they spake unto all the company Mall be filled with the glory of the LORD, of the children of Israel, saying, The land, 22 Because all those men which have which we passed through to search it, is seen my glory, and my miracles, which I an exceedling good land.

did in Egypt and in the wilderness, have 8 If the Lord delight in us, then he will tempted me now these ten times, and bring us into this land, and give it us; a have not hearkened to my voice; land which floweth with milk and honey. 23 Surely they shall not see the land

9 Only rebel not ye against the LORD, which I fware unto their fathers, neither neither fear ye the people of the land ; thall any of them that provoked me fee for they are bread for us: their defence it: is departed from them, and the LORD is 24 But my servant Caleb, because he with us: fear them not.

had another spirit with him, and hath 10 But all the congregation bade stone followed me fulls, him will I bring into them with stones. And the glory of the the land whereinto he went; and his Lord appeared in the tabernacle of the feed shall poflefs it. congregation before all the children of 25. (Now the Amalekites and the Ca. Ifrael.

naanites dwelt in the valley.) To morrow And the LORD said unto Mofes, turn yoll, and get you into the wilder. How long will this people provoke me? nefs by the way of the Red sea. and how long will it be cre they believe 26 And the LORD spake unto Moses roe, for all the signs which I have shewed and unto Aaron, saying, among them?

27 How long mall I bear with this 12 I will smite them with the peftilence, evil congregation, which murmur against and disinherit them, and will make of me? I have heard the murmurings of the thee a greater nation and mightier than children of Israel, which they murmur they.

against me. 13 And Mofes said unto the LORD, 28 Say unto them, As truly as I live, Then the Egyptians Mall hear it, (for faith the Lord, as ye have spoken in mine thou hroughtest up this people in thy cars, so will I do to you: might from among them ;)

29 Your carcases thall fall in this wil14 And they will tell it to the inhabi- derness; and all that were numbered of tants of this land: for they have heard you, according to your whole number, that thou LORD art among this people, from twenty years old and upward, which that thou LORD art feen face to face, and have murmured against me, that thy cloud itandeth over them, and 30 Doubtless ye shall not come into the that thou goeft before them, by day time land, concerning which I sware to make in a pillar of a cloud, and in a pillar of you dwell therein, fave Caleb the fon of fire by night.

Jephunneh, and Johhua the son of Nun. 15 Now if thou shalt kill all this peo 31. But your little ones, which ye faid ple as one man, then the nations which should be a prey, them will I bring in, have heard the fame of thee will speak, and they Mall know the land which ye saying,

have despised. 16 Because the LORD was not able to 32 But as for you, your carcases, they bring this people into the land which he mall fall in this wilderness. sware unto them, therefore he hath Nain 33 And your children shall wander in them in the wildernefs.

the wilderness forty years, and bear your 17 And now, I beseech thee, let the whoredoms, until your carcases be wasted power of my Lord be great, according as in the wilderness. Thou hast spoken, saying,

34 After the number of the days in 58 The LORD is long-suffering, and which ye searched the land, even forty


The law of

Chap. xv.

fundry offerings. days, each day for a year, shall ye bear fering unto the Lord bring a meat of your iniquities, even forty years, and ye fering of a tenth deal of Hour mingled ihall know my breach of promise. with the fourth part of an hin of oil.

35 I the Lord have laid, I will surely 5 And the fourth part of an hin of do it unto all this evil congregation, that wine for a drink offering shalt thou preare gathered together against me : in pare with the burnt offering or facrifice, this wilderness they shall be consumed, for one lamb. and there they shall die.

6 Or for a ram, thou shalt prepare for 36 And the inen, which Moses sent a meat offering two tenth deals of flour to search the land, who returned, ano mingled with the third part of an hin of made all the congregation to murmul, oil. against him, by bringing up a Mander 7 And for a drink offering thou shalt upon the land,

offer the third part of an nin of wine, for 37 Even those men that did bring up a sweet favour unto the LORD. the evil report upon the land, died by 8 And when thou preparest a bullock the plague before the LORD.

for a burnt offering, or for a facrifice in 38 But Joshua the son of Nun, and performing a vow, or peace offerings Caleb the son of Jephunneh, which were into the LORD: of the men that went to search the land, 9 Then thall he bring with a bullock a lived fill.

meat offering of three tenth deals of flour 39 And Mofes told these sayings unto mingled with half an hin of oil. all the children of Israel : and the people 10 And thou shalt bring for a drink mourned greatly.

offering half an hin of wine, for an of40 And they rose up early in the morn-fering made by fire, of a sweet savour ing, and gat them up into the top of the unto the Lord. mountain, saying, Lo, we be bere, and Il Thus thall it be done for one bullock, will go up unto the place which the LORD or for one ram, or for a lamb, or a kid. hath promised : for we have sinned.

12. According to the number that ye 41 And Moses said, Wherefore now shall prepare, so Mall ye do to every one do ye transgress the commandment of according to their number. the Lord? but it hall not prosper. 13 All that are born of the country

42 Go not up, for the LORD is not shall do these things after this manner, in among you ; that ye be not finitten be- offering an offering made by fire, of a fore your enemies.

sweet favour unto the Lord. 43 For the Amalekites and the Ca 14 And if a stranger fojourn with you, noanites are there before you, and ye or whosoever be among you in your gethall fall by the sword : because ye are nerations, and will offer an offering made turned away from the Lord, therefore by fire, of a sweet favour unto the LORD; the Lord will not be with you.

as ye do, so he shall do, 44 But they prefumed to go up unto 15 One ordinance shall be both for you of the hill top: nevertheless the ark of the the congregation, and also for the stranger covenant of the Lord, and Moles, de- that sojourneth with you, an ordinance for paried not out of the camp.

tver in your generations: as ye are, so 45 Then the Amalekites came down, thall the stranger be before the Lord. and the Canaanites which dwelt in that 16 One law and one manner shall be hill, and fmote them, and discomfited for you, and for the stranger that fothum, even unto Hormah.

journeth with you. CH A P. XV.

17 And the LORD spake unto Moses I The law of sundry offering!. 32 The fab- saying, bathbreaker stoned. 37T be lawof

fringes. '18 Speak unto the children of Israel, saying,

the land whither I bring you, 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, 19 Then it shall be, that, when ve eat and say unto them, When ye be come of the bread of the land, ye Mall offer up into the land of your habitations, which an heave offering unto the LORD. I give unto you,

20 Ye thall offer up a cake of the first 3 And will make an offering by fire of your dough for an heave offering : as unto the Lord, a burnt offering, or a fa- ye do the heave offering of the threshing crifice in performing a vow, or in a free foor, fo shall ye heave it. will offering, or in your solemn feasts, to 21 or the first of your dough ye may make a sweet favour unto the Lord, of give unto the Lord an heave offering in the herd, or of the flock:

your generations. 4 Then thall he that offereth his of-) 22 And if ye. have erred, and not ob

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The rebellion of Korab served all these commandments, which 36 And all the congregation brought the Lord hath spoken unto Moses. him without the camp, and stoned him

23 Even all that the Lord hath com- with stones, and he died; as the LORD manded you by the hand of Moses, from commanded Moses. the day that the Lor)) commanded Mo 37 9 And the Lord spake unto Moses, fes, and henceforward among your ge- saying, nerations ;

38 Speak unto the children of Israel, 24 Then it fall be, if ought be com- and bid them that they make them frin. mitted by ignorance without the know. ges in the borders of their garments ledge of the congregation, that all the con- throughout their generations, and that gregation shall offer one young bullock for they put upon the fringe of the borders a burnt offering, for a sweet savour unto a ribband of blue : the LORD, with his meat offering, and his 39 And it shall be unto you for a fringe, drink offering, according to the manner, that ye may look upon it, and remember and one kid of the goats for a fin offering. all the commandments of the Lord, and

25 And the priest shall make an atone- do them; and that ye seek not after your ment for all the congregation of the chil- own heart and your own eyes, after dren of Israel, and it Mall be forgiven which ye used to go a whoring : them; for it is ignorance : and they 40 That ye may remember, and do all shall bring their offering, a sacrifice my commandments, and be boly unto made by fire unto the LORD, and their your God. fin offering before the LORD, for their 41 I am the LORD your God, which ignorance:

brought you out of the land of Egypt, to 26 And it shall be forgiven all the con- be your God: I am the LORD your God. gregation of the children of Israel, and

CHAP. XVI. the stranger that sojourneth among them; 1 The rebellion of Korab, & c.jr His punisie seeing all the people were in ignorance. ment. 41 A plague, 46 stayed by Aaron, 22. And if any doubling through ignor N Wokovnih tihend on off Izbar

, the the first year for a fin offering.

Dathan and Abiram, the fons of Eliab, 28 And the priest shall make an atone- and On, the son of Peleth, sons of Reus ment for the soul that sinneth ignorantly, ben, took men: when he finneth by ignorance before the 2 And they rose up before Mofes, with LORD, to make an atonement for him ; certain of the children of Israel, two and it shall be forgiven him.

hundred and fifty princes of the assem29 Ye shall have one law for him that bly, famous in the congregation, men finneth through ignorance, both for him of renown: that is born among the children of Il 3 And they gathered themselves toges rael, and for the stranger that sojourneth ther against Mofes and against Aaron, among them.

and said unto them, Ye take too much 30 But the soul that doeth ought pre- upon you, seeing all the congregation sumptuously, whether he be born in the are holy, every one of them, and the land, or a stranger, the same reproacheth LORD is among them : wherefore then the LORD; an that soul shall be cut off lift ye up yourselves above the congregafrom among his people.

tion of the Lord? 31 Because he hath despised the word 4 And when Moses heard it, he fell of the Lord, and hath broken his com- upon his face: mandment, that soul Mall utterly be cut s And he spake unto Korah and unto off; his iniquity Mall be upon him. all his company, saying, Even to morrow

32 | And while the children of Israel the LORD will ihew who are his, and who were in the wilderness, they found a is holy; and will cause him to come near man that gathered sticks upon the fab- unto hiin: even him whom he hath chosen

will he caure to come near unto him. 33 And they that found him gathering 6 This do; Take you cenfers, Korah, ticks brought bim unto Moses and Aa- and all his company; yon, and unto all the congregation. 7 And put fire therein, and put incense

34 And they put him in ward, because in them before the Lord to morrow : it was not declared what should be done and it hall be that the man whom the to him.

Lord doth choose, he shall be holy: je 35 And the Lord said unto Moses, take too much upon you, ye fons of Levi. The man Mall be surely put to death: 8 And Moros laid unto Korah, Hear, all the congregation shall stone him with pray you, se fons of Levi: tones without the camp.

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