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Chap. XXXV.

The luws of murder. iš The two tribes and the half tribe 5 And ye shall measure from without have received their inheritance on this the city on the east lide two thousand fide Jordan near Jericho taftward, to- cubits, and on the south side two thou. ward the sunrising.

sand cubits, and on the west side two 16 And the LORD spake unto Moses, thousand cubits, and on the north side saying,

two thousand cubits; and the city Mall 17. These are the names of the men be in the midst: this shall be to them the which shall divide the land unto you: Ele- suburbs of the cities. azar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun. 6.1 And among the cities which ye

18 And ye shall take one prince of Thall give unto the Levites there jhall be every tribe, tú divide the land by inhe- fix.cities for refuge, which ye mall ap. ritance.

point for the manslayer, that he may flee 19 And the names of the men are these: thithes: and to them ye ihall add forty of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of and two cities. Jephunneb.

7.So all the cities which ye shall give to 20 And of the tribe of the children of the Levites shall be forty and eight cities: Simeon, Shemuel the son of Ammihud. them shall ge give with their suburbs.

21 Of the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad 8 And the cities which ye shall give the son of Chison.

Mall be of the poffeßion of the children of 22 And the prince of the tribe of the Israel : from them that have many ye ihall children of Dan, Bukki the son of Jogli. give many; but from them that have few

23 The prince of the children of Jo- ye shall give few : every one shall give of seph, for the tribe of the children of Ma- his cities unto the Levitès according to naffeh, Hanniel the son of Ephod. his inheritance which he inheriteth.

24 And the prince of the tribe of the 9. And the LORD (pake unto Moses, Children of Ephraim, Kemuel the son of saying, Shiphtan.

10 Speak unto the children of Israel, 25 And the prince of the tribe of the and say unto them, When ye be come children of Zebulun, Elizaphan the son over Jordan into the land of Canaan; of Parnach.

11 Then ye fall appoint you cities 26 And the prince of the tribe of the to be cities of refuge for you; that the children of Nachar, Paltiel the son of Nayer may flee thither, which killeth any Azzan.

person at unawares. 27. And the prince of the tribe of the 12 And they Mall be unto you cities children of Asher, Ahihud the son of for refuge from the avenger ; that the Shelomi.

manNayer die not, until he stand before 28 And the prince of the tribe of the the congregation in judgment. children of Naphtali, Pedahel the son of 13 And of these cities which ye

shall Ammihud.

give lix cities shall ye have for refuge. 29 These are they whom the LORD com 14 Ye shall give three cities on this manded to divide the inheritance unto the side Jordan, and three cities Mall ye children of Israel in the land of Canaan. give in the land of Canaan, which thall CHAP. XXXV.

be cities of refuge. 1 Eight and forty cities given to the Le 15 These fix cities shall be a refuge,

vites. 6 Six of them to be cities of re- both for the children of Israel, and for fuge. 9 The laws of murder.

the stranger, and for the sojourner among ND 'the Lord spake unto Moses in them: that every one that killeth any Jericho, saying,

IÓ And if he smite him with an in2 Command the children of Israel, itrument of iron, so that he dic, he is a that they give unto the Levites of the murderer: the murderer shall surely be inheritance of their possession cities to put to death. dwell in ; and ye shall give also unto the 17 And if he smite him with throwing Levites suburbs for the cities round a-l a stone, wherewith he may die, and he bout them.

die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall 3 And the cities Mall they have to surely be put to death. dwell in ; and the suburbs of 'them thall 13 Or if he smite him with an band. be for their cattle, and for their goods, weapon of wood, 'vherewith he may die, and for all their beasts.

and he die, he is a murderer: the mur. 4. And the suburbs of the cities, which derer Thall surely be put together. ye shall give unto the Levites, Jhall reach 19 The revenger of blood himself shall froin the wall of the city and outward a Nay the murderer: when he meeteth him, thousand cubits round about.

The shall Nay him.



20 But


The laws of murder.

NUMBERS. Inheritance of daughters saved. 20 But if he thrust him of hatred, or AOP the children of Gilead, the fon

ND the chief fathers of the families hurl at him by laying of wait, that he die;

21 Or in enmity smite him with his of Machir, the son of Manasiéh, of the hand, that he die': he that smote him families of the fons of Jofeph, came near, Mall surely be put to death; for he is a and spake before Mofes, and before the murderer: the revenger of blood shall flay princes, the chief fathers of the childrens the murderer, when he meeteth him. of Israel :

22 But if he thrust him suddenly with. 2 And they said, The LORD comout enmity, or have cast upon him any manded my lord to give the land for an thing without laying of wait,

inheritance by lot to the children of 23 Or with any stone, wherewith a man Ifrael: and my lord was commanded may die, feeing him not, and cast it upon by the LORD to give thie inheritance him, that he die, and was not his enemy, of Zelophehad our brother into his neither sought his harm:

daughters. 24 Then the congregation Mall judge And if they be married to any of between the flayer and the revenger of the fons of the other tribes of the chilblood according to these judgments : dren of Ifrael, then shall their inheritance

25 And the congregation thall deliver be taken from the inheritance of our fa. the flayer out of the hand of the revenger thers, and shall be put to the inheritance of blood, and the congregation Mall re- of the tribe whereunto they are received: store him to the city of his refuge, whi- fo fhall it be taken from the lot of our ther he was fied : and he shall abide in it inheritance. unto the death of the high priest, which 4 And when the juhile of the children was anointed with the holy oil. of Israel shall be, then shall their inheri

26 But if the slayer fhäll at any time stance be put unto the inheritance of the come without the border of the city of tribe whereunto they are received : fo his refuge, whither he was fled; shall their inheritance be taken away

27 And the revenger of blood find him from the inheritance of the tribe of our without the borders of the city of his re- fathers. fuge, and the revenger of blood kill the s And Moses commanded the children Siayer; he shall not guilty of blo of Ifrael according to the word of the

28 Because he should have remained Lord, saying, The tribe of the fons of in the city of his refuge until the death Jofeph háth taid well. of the high priest : but after the death of 6 This is the thing which the LORD the high priest the Nayer shall return into doth command concerning the daughters the land of his poffeffion.

of Zelophehad, faying, Let them marry 29 So these things shall be for a statute to whom they think beft ; only to the of judgment unto you throughout your family of the tribe of their father shall generations in all your dwellings. they marry:

30 Whoso killeth any person, the mur Ź So Thall not the inheritance of the derer shall be put to death by the mouth children of Ifrael remove from tribe to of witnesses: but one witness thall not ter-tribe : for every one of the children of rify against any person to cause him to die. Jfrael Mall keep himfclf to the inheritance

31 Moreover ye shall take no fatisfac- of the tribe of his fathers. tion for the life of a murderer, which is 8 And every darghter, that poflefTetb guilty of death: but he fall be surely an inheritance in any tribe of the children put to death.

of Israel, shall be wife unto one of the 32 And ye shall take no satisfaction for family of the tribe of her father, that bim that is fled to the city of his refuge, the children of Jlrael may enjoy every that he should come again to dwell in the man the inheritance of his fathers. land, until the death of the priest. 9 Neither Tall the inheritance remove

33 So ye shall not pollute the land from one tribe to another tribe; but every, wherein ye are : for blood it defileth the one of the tribes of the children of Israel land : and the land cannot be cleanfed of Ihall keep himself to his own inherit. the blood that is shed therein, but by the ance. blood of him that shed it.

10 T Even as the LORD commanded 34 Defile not therefore the land which Mofes, so did the daughters of Zelopheye Thall inbabit, wherein I dwell: for I the had : Lord dwell among the children of Israel. For Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, CHAP. XXXVI.

and Milcah, and Noah, the daughters i The inconvenience of the inheritance of of. Zelophehad, were married unto their

daughters is remedied. 10 The marriage father's brothers' sóns: of inc daughter's of Zelopbevad.

12 And they were married into the


Mofes rebearseth the story

Chap. i.

of God's promise. families of the sons of Manasseh the son the judgments, which the LORD comof Jofeph, and their inheritance remained manded by the hand of Mofes unto the in the tribe of the family of their father. children of Israel in the plains of Moab

13 These are the commandinents and by Jordan near Jericho.


13 Take you wise men, and under. 1 Moses in the end of the fortieth year briefly standing, and known among your tribes,

rehearseth the story, o of God's promise, and I will make them rulers over you. 34 and his anger for their incredulity, 14 And ye answered me, and said, 41 and disobedience.

The thing which thou hast spoken is THE "HESE be the words which Moses good for us to do.

spake unto all Israel on this side '15 So I took the chief of your tribes, Jordan in the wilderness, in the plain wise men, and known, and made them over against the Red fea, between I áran, heads over you, captains over thousands, and Tophel, and Laban, and Hazeroth, and captains over hundreds, and captains and Dizahab.

over fifties, and captains over tens, and 2 (There are eleven days' journey from officers among your tribes. Horeb by the way of mount Seir unto 16 And I charged your judges at that Kadesh-barnea.)

time, saying, Hear the causes between 3 And it came to pass in the fortieth your brethren, and judge righteoully beyear, in the eleventh month, on the first tween every man and his brother, and day of the month, that Moses (pake unto the stranger that is with him. the children of Israel, according unto all 17 Ye Thall not respect persons in judge that the Lord had given him in com- ment; but ye shall hear the small as well mandment unto them ;

as the great ; ye shall not be afraid of the 4 After he had Nain Sihon the king of face of man; for the judgment is God's: the Amorites, which dwelt in Heshbon, and the cause that is too hard for you, and Og the king of Bashan, which dwelt bring it unto me, and I will hear it. at Astaroth in Edrei :

18 And I commanded you at that time 5 On this side Jordan, in the land of all the things which ye should do. Moab, began Moses to declare this law, 19 And when we departed from Ho. saying,

reb, we went through all that great and 61. The Lord our God spake unto us terrible wilderness, which ye faw by the in Horeb, saying, Ye have dwelt long way of the mountain of the Amorités, as enough in this mount:

the Lord our God commanded us; and 7 Turn you, and take your journey, we came to Kadesh-barnea. and go to the mount of the Amorites, 20 And I said unto you, Ye are come and unto all the places nigh thereunto, in unto the mountain of the Amorites, which the plain, in the hills, and in the vale, the LORD our God doth give unto us. and in the south, and by the sea lide, to 21 Behold, the Lord thy God hath the land of the Canaanites, and unto set the land before thee: go up and pola Lebanon, unto the great river, the river less it, as the LORD God of thy fathers Euphrates.

hath said unto thee; fear not, neither be 8 Behold, I have set the land before discouraged. you: go in and possess the land which the 22 And ye came near unto me every Lorv livare unto your fathers, Abraham, one of you, and said, We will send men Isaac, and Jacob, to give unto them and before us, and they shall search is out to their feed after them.

the land, and bring us word again by 9. And I spake unto you at that time, what way we must go up, and into what saying, I am not able to bear you myself cities we all come. alone :

-23 And the saying pleased me well: and 1o The LORD your God hath multi- I took twelve men of you, one of a tribe: plied you, and, behold, ye are this day 24. And they turned and went up into as the stars of heaven for multitude. the mountain, and came unto the valley

II (The Lord God of your fathers of Ethcol, and searched it out. make you a thousand times so many 25 And they took of the fruit of the more as ye are, and bless you, as die land in their hands, and brought it down hath promised you!)

unto us, and brought us word again, and 12 How can I myself alone bear your faid, It is a good land which the LORD cumbrance, and your burden, and your our God doth give us. Itrife?


26 Notwith

God's anger for disobedience. DEUTERONOMY. A repetition of former things

26 Notwithstanding ye would not go that the Lorv our God commanded us. ap, but rebelled again it the command-And when ye had girded on every man ment of the LORD your God :

his weapons of war, ye were ready to 27 And ye murmured in your tents, go up into the hill. and said, Because the Lord hated us, he 42 And the LORD said unto me, Say hath brought us forth out of the land of unto them, Go not up, neither fight; for Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of the I am not among you ; left ye be smitten Amorites, to destroy us.

before your enemies. 28 Whither shall we go up ? our bre 43 So I spake unto you; and ye would thren have discouraged our heart, saying, not hear, but rebelled against the comThe people is greater and taller than mandment of the Lord, and went prewe; the cities are great and walled up fumptuously up into the hill. to heaven ; and moreover we have feen 44 And the Amorites, which dwelt in the fons of the Anakims there.

that mountain, came out against yoti, 29 Then I said unto you, Dread not, and chased you, as bees do, and destroyneither be afraid of them.

ed you in Seir, even unto Hormah. 30 The LORD your God which goeth 45 And ye returned and wept before before you, he shall fight for you, ac- the LORD; but the LORD would not cording to all that he did for you in hearken to your voice, nor give ear unto Egypt before your eyes;

you. 31 And in the wilderness, where thou 46 So ye abode in Kadesh many days, hast seen how that the LORD thy God according unto the days that ye abode bare thec, as a man doth bear his fon, there. in all the way that ye went, until ye came

CHA P. II. into this place.

I The story is continued touching the Edom. 32 Yet in this thing ye did not believe ites, 9 the Moabites, 18 the Ammonites, the Lord your God,

24 and Sihon the Amorite: 33 Who went in the way before you,

T: to search you out a place to pitch our

THEN we turned, and took our jour.

ney into the wildernefs by the way tents in, in fire by night, to thew you by of the Red fea, as the Lord fpake unto what way ye thould go, and in a cloud me: and we compassed mount Seir many by day.

days. 34 | And the Lord heard the voice of 2 And the LORD spake unto me, saying, your words, and was wroth, and sware, 3 Ye have compassed this mountain faying,

| long enough : turn you northward. 35 Surely there shall not one of these 4. And command thou the people, say. men of this evil generation fee that good ing, Ye are to pass through the coast of land, which I tware to give unto your your brethren the children of Esau, which fathers,

dwell in Seir; and they thall be afraid 36 Save Caleb the son of Jephunneh; of you: take ye good heed unto your. he thall see it, and to him will I give the felves therefore : land that he hath trodden upon, and to 5 Meddle not with them; for I will not his children, because he bath wholly give you of their land, no, not so much followed the LORD.

as a foot breadth; because I have given 37 Allo the LORD was angry with me mount Seir unto Efau for a poffeffion. for your fakes, faying, Thou also thalt 6 Ye Mall buy meat of them for monot go in thither.

ney, that ye may eat; and ye shall also 38 But Joshua the ton of Nun, which buy' water of them for money, that ye Standeth before thee, he shall go in thi-may drink. ther: encourage him : for he ihall caute For the LORD thy God hath blessed Israel to inherit it.

thee in all the works of thy hand : he 39 Morcover your litile ones, which knoweth thy walking through this great ye faid should be a prel, and your child wilderness : these torty years the Lord dren, which in that day had no krow. thy God hath been with thee; thou hast ledge between god and evil, they thall lacked nothing. go in thither, and unto them will'l give 8 And when we pafled by from our it, and they shall poflets it.

brethren the children of Elau, which 40 But as for you, turn you, and take awelt in Seir, through the way of the your journey into the wilderness by the plain from Elth, and from Ezioni-gaber, way of the Red fea.

we turned and passed by the way of the 41 " Then ye answered and said unto wilderness of Moab. me, We have linned against the LORD, 9 | And the Lord said unto me, Difwe will go up and fight, according to alí tress not the Moabites, neither contend

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touching the Edomites,

Chap. ii. Moabites, Ammonites, &c. with them in battle : for I will not give, and pass over the river Arnon : behold, thee of their land for a poffeffion; be. I have given into thine hand Sihon the cause I have given Ar unto the children Amorite, king of Helhbon, and his land : of Lot for a possession.

begin to pofiets it, and contend with him 10 The Emims dwelt therein in times in battle. paft, a people great, and many, and tall, 25 This day will I begin to put the as the Anakims;

dread of thee and the fear of thee upon 11 Which also were accounted giants, the nations that are under the whole as the Anakims; but the Moabites call | heaven, who fall hear report of thee, them Emims.

and Mall tremble, and be in anguish be12 The Horims also dwelt in Seir be-'cause of thee. foretime; but the children of Erau suc 26 And I sent messengers out of the ceeded them, when they had destroyed wilderness of Kedemoth unto Sihon king them from before them, aod dwelt in of Helhbon with words of peace, saying, their stead ; as Israel did unto the land 27. Let me pass through thy land: I will of his possession, which the LORD gave go along by the highway, I will neither unto them,

turn unto the right hand nor to the left. 13 Now rise up, said I, and get you 28 Thou shalt tell me meat for money, over the brook Zered. And we went that I may eat; and give me water for over the brook Zered.

money, that I may drink: only I will 14 And the space in which we came pass through on my feet ; from Kadeth-barnea, until we were come 29 (As the children of Efau which over the brook Zered, was thirty and dwell in Seir, and the Moabites which eight years; until all the generation of dwell in Ar, did unto me;) until I thall the men of war were wasted out from pass over Jordan into the land which the among the host, as the LORD sware unto LORD our God giveth us. them.

30 But Sihon king of Helbon would 15 For indeed the hand of the LORD not let us pass by him : for the LORD thy was against thèm, to destroy them from God hardened his spirit, and made his among the host, until they were con- heart obftinate, that he might deliver him sumed.

into thy hand, as appeareth this day. 16 So it came to pass, when all the 31 And the LORD said unto me, Be. men of war were consumed and dead hold, I have begun to give Sihon and his from among the people,

land before thee: begin to poflefs, that 17 That the LORD spake unto me, thou mayest inherit his land. saying,

32 Then Sihon came out against us, he 18 I Thou art to pass over through and all his people, to fight at Jahaz. Ar, the coast of Moab, this day:

33 And the Lord our God delivered 19 And when thou comest nigh over him before us; and we smote him, and against the children of Ammon, distress his sons, and all his people. them not, nor meddle with them : for ] 34 And we took all his cities at that will not give thee of the land of the chil-time, and utterly destroyed the meri, and dren of Ammon any posseflion; because the women, and the little ones, of every I have given it unto the children of Lot city, we left none to remain : for a poffeffion.

35 Only the cattle we took for a prey 20 (That also was accounted a land unto ourtélves, and the spoil of the cities of giants: giants dwelt therein in old which we took. time; and the Ammonites call them 36 From Arver, which is by the brink Zainzummims;

of the river of Arnon, and from the city 21 A people great, and many, and tall, that is by the river, even unto Gilead, as the Anakims; but the LORD destroyed there was not one city too strong for us : them before them; and they succeeded the LORD our God delivered all unto us : them, and dwelt in their stead :

37 Only unto the land of the children 22 As he did to the children of Efau, of Ammon thou camest not, nor unto any which dwelt in Seir, when he destroyed place of the river Jabbok, nor unto the t'ie Horims from before them; and they cities in the mountains, nor unto whaisosucceeded them, and dwelt in their stead ever the LORD our God forbad us. even unto this day :

CHAP. III. 23 And the Avims which dwelt in 1 Of Og king of Bashan. 23 Moses' prayer Hazeriin, even unto Azzalı, the Caphto. to enter into the land. 26 He is permita rims, which came forth out of Caphtor, ted to see it. destroyed them, and dwelt in their stead.) THEN we turned, and went up the 24 Rise yé up, take your journey, way to Bafhan; and Og the king

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