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former things. of Baihan came out against us, he and all and the border even 'unto the river Jab. his people, to battle at Edrei.

bok, which is the border of the children 2. And the LORD said unto me, Fear of Ammon ; him not: for I will deliver him and all 17. The plain also, and Jordan, and his people, and his land, into thy hand ; the coast thereof, from Chinnereth even and thou shalt do unto him as thou didit unto the sea of the plain, even the falt unto Sihon king of the Amorites, which fea, under Aldoth-pifgah eastward. dwelt at Hehbon.

18 And I commanded you at that 3 So the LORD our God delivered into time, faying, The LORD your God hath our hands Og also, the king of Bafhan, given you this land to poffefs it : ye shall and all his people : and we smote him pafs over armed before your brethren the until none was left to him remaining. children of Israel, all that are meet for

4 And we took all his cities at that the war. time, there was not a city which we 19 But your wives, and your little took not from them, threescore cities, ones, and your cattle, (for I know that all the region of Argob, the kingdom of ye have much cattle,) shall abide in your Og in Baihan.

cities which I have given you; All these cities were fenced with high 20 Until the LORD have given rest unalls, gates, and bars; beside unwalled to your brethren, as well as unto you, towns a great many.

and untii they also possess the land which 6 And we utterly destroyed them, as the LORD your God hath given them bewe did unto Sihon king of Helhbon, uit-yond Jordan : and then thall ye return terly destroying the men, women, and every man unto his pofieflion, which I children, of every city.

have given you. 7 But all the cattle, and the spoil of the 21 And 1 commanded Joshua at that cities, we took for a prey to ourselves. time, saying, Thine eyes have seen all that

8 And we took at that time out of the the LORD your God hath done unto these hand of the two kings of the Amorites two kings: so shall the Lord do unto all the land that was on this fide Jordan, the kingdons whither thou passest. from the river of Arnon unto mount 22 Ye thall not fear them : for the Hermon;

LORD your God he shall fight for you. 9. (Which Hermon the Sidonians call 23 4 And I besought the LORD at that Sirion; and the Amorites call it Shenir;) time, saying,

10 All the cities of the plain, and all 24 O'LORD God, thou hast begun to Gilead, and all Bafhan, unto Salcah and fhew thy ferrant thy greatness, and thy Edrei, cities of the kingdom of Og in mighty hand : for what God is there in Balhan.

heaven or in earth, that can do accord1 For only ng king of Bashan re. ing to thy works, and according to thy mained of the remnant of giants; beliol:), might? his beditead quas a beditead of iron ; is 25 I pray thec, let me go over, and see it not in Rabbath of the children of Am- the good land that is beyond Jordan, that mon? nine cubits was the length thereof, goodly mountain, and Lebanon. and tour cubits the breadth of it, after 26 | But the LORD was wroth with the cubit of a man.

me for your takes, and would not hear 12 And this land, which we poñelled me: and the Lord said unto me, Let at that time, from Aroer, which is by it tuflice thee; speak no more unto me the river Arnon, and half mount Gilead, of this matter. and the cities thereof, gave I unto the 27 Get thee up into the top of Pisgah, Reubenites and to the Gadites.

and lift up thine eyes westward, and 13 And the rest of Gilead, and all Ba- nortiward, and southward, and eastMan, being the kingdom of Og, gave I ward, and behold it with thine eyes : for unto the half tribe of Manaileh; all the thou thalt not go over this Jordan. region of Argob, with all Baiban, which! 28 But charge Jonua, and encourage was called the land of giants.

him, and strengthen him: for he thall 14 Jair the fun of Manafleh took all go over before this people, and he mall the country of Argob unto the coast of caute them to inherit the land which thou Geluri and Maachathi ; and called them thalt fce. after his own name, Bathan-havoth-jair, 29 So we abode in the valley over unto this day.

against Beth-peor. 15 And I gave Gilead unto Machir.

CHAP. IV. 16 And unto the Reubenites and un- 1 An exhortation to obedience. 41 Moses to the Gadites I gave from Gilead even appointeth the three cities of refuge on. unto the river Arnon half the valley, this side Yordan.



Mofes exhorteth the

Chap. iv.

people to obedience Nunto the fore ulter lama unto the that time to teach you ffatutes and judges judgments, which I teach you, for to ments, that ye might do them in the land do them, that ye may live, and go in and whither ye go over to possess it. possess the land which the LORD God of 15 Take ye therefore good heed unto your fathers giveth you.

yourselves; for saw no manner of li2 Ye Mall not add unto the word which militude on the day that the Lord spake I command you, neither shall ye dimi- unto you in Horeb out of the midlt of nish ought from it, that ye may keep the the fire: commandments of the LORD your God 16 Left ye corrupt yourselves, and make which I command you.

you a graven image, the fimilitude of 3 Your eyes have seen what the LORD any figure, the likeness of male or fedid because of Baal-peor: for all the male, men that followed Baal-peor, the LORD 17 The likeness of any beast that is thy God hath destroyed them from a- on the earth, the likeness of any winged mong you.

fowl that fieth in the air, 4 But ye that did cleave unto the LORD 18 The likeness of any thing that your God are alive every one of you this creepeth on the ground, the likeness of day.

any fill that is in the waters beneath s Behold, I have taught you statutes the earth : and judgments, even as the Lord my 19 And left thou lift up thine eyes God commanded me, that ye should do unto heaven, and when thou seest the so in the land whither ye go to possess it. fun, and the moon, and the stars, ezen

6 Keep therefore and do them ; for all the host of heaven, shouldest be clriven this is your wisdom and your understand- to worship them, and serve them, which ing in the light of the nations, which shall the Lord thy God hath divided unto al} hear all these statutes, and say, Surely nations under the whole heaven. this great nation is a wife and under 20 But the Lord hath taken you, and Htanding people.

brought you forth out of the iron furnace, ,7 for what nation is there so great, even out of Egypt, to be unto him a peowho hath God so nigh unto them, as the ple of inheritance, as je are this day. LORD our God is in all things that we

21 Further:nore the LORD was angry call upon him for?

with me for your fakes, and sware that 8 And what nation is there so great, I should not go over Jordan, and that I that hath statutes and judgments so righ- thould not go in unto that good land, teous as all this law, which I set before which the Lord thy God giveth thee for you this day?

an inheritance : 9 Only take heed to thyself, and keep 22 But I must die in this land, I must thy soul diligently, left thou forget the not go over Jordan : but ye shall go over, things which thine eyes have seen, and and posters that good land. des they depart from thy heart all the 23 Take heed unto yourselves, left ye days of thy life : but teach them thy forget the covenant of the LORD your sons, and thy sons' fons ;

God, which he made with you, and make 10 Specially the day that thou stoodest you a graven image, or the likeness of before the LORD thy God in Horeb, when any thing, which the LORD thy God hath the Lord said unto me, Gather me the forbidden thee. people together, and I will make them 24 For the Lord thy God is a conhear my words, that they may learn to suming fire, even a jealous God. fear me all the days that they shall live 25 When thou shalt beget children, and upon the earth, and that they may teach children's children, and ye Mall have retheir children.

mained long in the land, and shall corrupt 11 And ye came near and stood under sourselves, and make a graven image, or the mountain; and the mountain burned the likeness of any thing, and shall do with fire unto the midst of heaven, with evil in the light of the Lord'thy God, darkness, clouds, and thick darkness. to provoke him to anger :

12 And the LORD spake unto you out 26 I call heaven and earth to witness of the midst of the fire : ye heard the against you this day, that ye shall foon voice of the words, but saw no simili- utterly perish from off the land wheretude ; only ye heard a voice.

unto ye go over Jordan to poffefs, it; 13 And he declared unto you his cove-ye shall not prolong your days upon it, nant, which he commanded you to per. but fhall utterly be destroyed. form, even ten commandments; and he 27 And the LORD tall scatter you wrote them upon two tables of stone. among the nations, and ye shall be left



An exhortation to obedience. DEUTERONOMY. The covenant in Horeb. few in number among the heathen, whi-thy days upon the earth, which the LORD ther the LORD shall lead you.

thy God giveth thee, for ever. 28 And there ye shall serve gods, the 41 Then Mofes severed three cities on work of men's hands, wood and stone, this side Jordan toward the sun rising; which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor 42 That the slayer might fee thither, smell.

which should kill his neighbour una29 But if from thence thou shalt seek wares, and hated him not in times past; the LORD thy God, thou shalt find him, and that fleeing unto one of these cities if thou seek him with all thy heart and he might live : with all thy soul.

43 Namely, Bezer in the wilderness, in 30 When thou art in tribulation, and the plain country, of the Reubenites; and all these things are come upon thee, Ramoth in Gilead, of the Gadites; and even in the latter days, if thou turn to Golan in Bashan, of the Manaflites. the LORD thy God, and shalt be obedi. 44 And this is the law which Moses ent unto his voice ;

set before the children of Israel : 31 (For the LORD thy God is a mer. 45 These are the testimonies, and the ciful God;) he will not forsake thee, Natutes, and the judgments, which Moses neither destroy thee, nor forget the colpake unto the children of Israel, after venant of thy fathers which he sware they came forth out of Egypt, unto them.

46 On this side Jordan, in the valley 32 For ask now of the days that are over against Beth-peor, in the land of Si. past, which were before thee, since the hon king of the Amorites, who dwelt at day that God created man upon the Heshbon, whom Moses and the children earth, and ask from the one side of hea of Israel smote, after they were come yen unto the other, whether there hath forth out of Egypt: been any such thing as this great thing is, 47 And they poffefsed his land, and or hath been heard like it?

the land of Og king of Bashan, two kings 33 Did ever people hear the voice ot of the Amorites, which were on this side God speaking out of the midst of the fire, Jordan toward the sun rising; as thou hast heard, and live?

48 From Aroer, which is by the bank 34 Or hath God afayed to go and take of the river Arnon, even unto mount him a nation from the midst of another Sion, which is Hermon, nation, by temptations, by signs, and by 49 And all the plain on this side Jorwonders, and by war, and by a mighty dan eastward, even unto the sea of the hand, and by a stretched out' arm, and plain, under the springs of Pisgah. by great terrors, according to all that

CHAP. V. the LORD your God did for you in Egypt 1 The covenant of Horeb. '6 The ten como before your eyes?

mandments. 22 At the people's requesi 35 Unto thee it was shewed, that thou Moses receiveth the lazy from God. mishte fi bine vertel at finde Timro he is God; Autonem alea al frames, and find

36 Out of heaven he made thee to tutes and judgments which I speak in hear his voice, that he might instruct your ears this day, that ye may learn thee: and upon earth he Newed thee his them, and keep, and do them. great fire; and thou heardelt his words 2 The LORD our God made a coveout of the midst of the fire.

nant with us in Horeh. 39 And because he loved thy fathers, 3 The Lord made not his covenant therefore he chose their feed after them, with our fathers, but with us, even us, and brought thee out in his fight with his who are all of us here alive this day. mighty power out of Egypt;

4. The Lord talked with you face to 38 To drive out nations from before face in the mount out of the midst of thee greater and mightier than thou art, the fire, to bring thee in, to give thee their land 5 (I stood between the Lord and you for an inheritance, as it is this day. at that time, to thew you the word of

39 Know therefore this day, and con- the LORD: for ye were afraid by reason sider it in thinc heart, that the Lord he of the fire, and went not up into the Ś's God in heaven above, and upon the mount;) saying, carth beneath: there is none else.

61 I am the LORD thy God, which 40 Thou shalt keep therefore his sta- brought thee out of the land of Egypt, tutes, and his commandments, which 1 from the house of bondage. command thee this day, that it may go 7 Thou shalt have none other gods well with thee, and with thy children before me. after thee, and that thou mayest prolong) 8 Thou shalt not make theç any.ssaven

The ten commandments.

Chap. vi. Mofes receiveth the law from God. Image, or any likeness of any thing that (for the mountain did burn with fire,) is in heaven above, or that is in the earth that ye came near ynto me, even all the beneath, or that is in the waters beneath heads of your tribes, and your elders ; the earth :

24 And ye faid, Behold, the Lord our 9 Thou shalt not bow down thyself God hath fewed us his glory and his unto them, nor serve them : for I the greatness, and we have heard his voice LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting out the midst of the fire: we have the iniquity of the fathers upon the chil- seen this day that God doth' talk with dren unto the third and fourth generation man, and he liveth. of them that hate me,

25 Now therefore why should we die? 10 And shewing mercy unto thousands for this great fire will consume us: if we of them that love me and keep my com- hear the voice of the Lord our God any mandments.

more, then we shall die.. · II Thou thalt not take the name of the 26 For who is there of all flesh, that LORD thy God in vain: for the LORD hath heard the voice of the living God will not hold him guiltless that taketh speaking out of the midst of the fire, as his name in vain.

we have, and lived ? 12 Keep the sabbath day to sanctify it, 27 Go thou near, and hear all that the as the LORD thy God hath commanded Lord our God shall say: and speak thou thee.

unto us all that the LORD our God shall 13 Six days thou Malt labour, and do speak unto thee; and we will hear it, and all thy work:

do it. 14 But the seventh day is the fabbath 28 And the Lord heard the voice of of the LORD thy God : in it thou shalt your words, when ye spake unto me; not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor and the LORD said unto me, I have heard thy daughter, nor thy manfervant, nor the voice of the words of this people, thy maidservant, nor thine ox, nor thine which they have spoken unto thee: they ass, nor any of thy cattle, nor thy stran- have well said all that they have spoken. ger that is within thy gates; that thy 29 O that there were such an heart manservant and thy maidiervant may rest in them, that they would fear me, and as well as thou.

keep all my commandments always, that 15 And remember that thou wast a it night be well with them, and their servant in the land of Egypt, and that children for ever! the LORD thy God brought thee out zo Go say to them, Get


your thence through a mighty hand and by a tents again. stretched out arm : therefore the LORD 31 But as for thee, stand thou here by thy God commanded thee to keep the me, and I will speak unto thee all the Fabbath day.

commandments, and the statutes, and 16 Honour thy father and thy mother, the judgments, which thou shalt teach as the LORD thy God hath commanded them, that they may do them in the land thee; that thy days may be prolonged, which I give them to possess it. and that it may go well with thee, 32 Ye shall observe to do therefore as in the land which the LORD thy God the LORD your God hath commanded giveth thee.

you : ye shall not turn aside to the right 17 Thou shalt not kill.

hand or to the left. 18 Neither shalt thou commit adultery. 33 Ye fall walk in all the ways which 19 Neither shalt thou steal.

the LORD your God hath commanded 26 Neither shalt thou bear false wit- you, that ye may live, and that it may ness against thy neighbour.

be well with you, and that ye may pro21 Neither shalt thou desire thy neigh- long your days in the land which ye ihall bour's wife, neither shalt thou covet thy posless. neighbour's house, his field, or his man

C H A P. VI. fervant, or his maidservant, his ox, or his 1 The end of the law is obedience. ' 3 An. ass, or any thing that is thy neighbour's.

exhortation thereto. 22 These words the LORD spake un W these are the commandments, the midst of the fire, of the cloud, and of which the LORD your God commanded the thick darkness, with a great voice : to teach you, that ye might do them in and he added no more. And he wrote the land whither ye go to possess it: them in two tables of stone, and deliver. · 2 That thou mightest fear the LORD ed them unto me.

thy God, to keep all his statutes and his 23 And it came to pass, when ye heard commandments, which I command thee, the voice out of the midst of the darkness, thou, and thy son, and 'thy fon's són, ali


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Exhortation to obedience. DEUTERONOMY. Communion with the the days of thy life; and that thy days 19 To cast out all thine enemies fron may be prolonged.

before thee, as the LORD hath spoken. 3 I Hear therefore, O Israel, and ob 20 And when thy son asketh thee in serve to do it; that it may be well with time to come, saying, What mean the thee, and that ye may increase mightily, testimonies, and the statutes, and the as the Lord God of thy fathers hath judgments, which the LORD our God promised thee, in the land that floweth hath commanded you? with milk and honey.

21 Then thou shalt say unto thy son, 4 Hear, O Ifrael: the Lord our God We were Pharaoh's bondmen in Egypt; is one LORD:

and the Lord brought us out of Egypt 5 And thou shalt love the LORD thy with a mighty hand : God with all thine heart, and with all 22 And the Lord bewed signs and thy soul, and with all thy might. wonders, great and fore, upon Egypt,

6 And there words, which I command upon Pharaoh, and upon all his houshold, thee this day, shall be in thine heart :

before our eyes : 7

And thou ihalt teach them diligent 23 And he brought us out from thence, ly unto thy children, and ihalt talk of that he might bring us in, to give us thé them when thou fittest in thine house, land which he sware unto our fathers. and when thou walkest by the way, and 24 And the Lord commanded us to when thou liest down, and when thou do all these statutes, to fear the LORD our

God, for our good always, that he might 8 And thou shalt bind them for a fign' preserve us alive, as it is at this day. upon thine hand, and they Mall be as 25 And it shall be our righteousness, if frontlets between thine eyes.

we observe to do all these commandments 9. And thou shalt write them upon the before the LORD our God, as he hath posts of thy house, and on thy gates. commanded us. 10 And it Mall be, when the LORD thy

CHAP. VII. God shall have brought thee into the 1 All communion with the nations forbidden, land which he sware unto thy fathers, 4 for fear of idolatry, and other reasons.

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thee the thou buildedst not,

goest to possess it, and hath cast out many 11 And houses full of all good things, nations before thee, the Hittites, and the which thou filledst not, and wells digged, Girgalhites, and the Amorites, and the which thou diggedst not, vineyards and Canaanites, and the Perizzites, and the olive trees, which thou plantedft not; Hivites, and the Jebusites, seven nations when thou shalt have eaten and be full; greater and mightier than thou ;

12 Then beware left thou forget the 2 And when the LORD thy God shall LORD, which brought thee forth out of deliver them before thee; thou shalt the land of Egypt, from the house of smite them, and utterly destroy them; bondage.

thou shalt make no covenant with them, 13 Thou Malt fear the Lord thy nor shew mercy unto them: God, and serve him, and Malt swear by 3 Neither shalt thou make marriages his name.

with them; thy daughter thou shalt not 14 Ye Mall not go after other gods, of give unto his son, nor his daughter Malt the gods of the people which are round thou take unto thy fon.

4 4 For they will turn away thy fon 15 (For the Lord thy God is a jealous from following me, that they may serve Cod among you) left the anger of the other gods : fo will the anger of the LORD LORD thy God be kindled against thee, be kindled against you, and destroy thee and destroy thee from off the face of the suddenly. earth.

5 But thus shall ye deal with them; 16 Ye shall not tempt the LORD your ye fhall destroy their altars, and break God, as ye tempted bin in Masah. down their images, and cut down their

17 Ye shall diligently keep the com- groves, and burn their graven images mandments of the Lord your God, and with fire. his testimonies, and his statutes, which 6 For thou art an holy people unto he hath commanded thee.

the Lord thy God: the LORD thy God 18 And thou shalt do that which is right hath chofen thee to be a special people and good in the light of the LORD: that unto himself, above all people that are it may be well with thee, and that thou upon the face of the earth. mayeit go in and possess the good land 7 The Lord did not set his love upon which the Lord sware unto thy fathers, you, nor choose you, because ye were


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