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49, 13. Jer. 31, 48
Jnbn 1,1 1 Jola 1, 1.
1 Jer. Si, 84. chap. 12, 8. & 16, 20.
ch. 4. 4. &
& 76, 13. Isa 11, 4.
9. & 25, 10. Eiek. 26,18.
2 Thes. 2%
2, 12, 2.& 12, 5.
* Isa. 23, 8. Jer. 7, 34. & 16, 9. & 25, 10. chap. 17,2
y Jer. 51,
ech. 4,11. & 7, 10. & 12. 10.
*A much people in heaven
, saying, Alleluia; Sal- false prophet that carouche mikacles before him, with
ch. 13, 12
b Deut. 32
16, , 14
16, 7. & 18, 20.
The marriage of the Lamb.
Satan bound for a thousand yeurs. 20. Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy., 13' And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in pomo apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you blood : and his name is called The Word of God.
14° And the armies which were in heaven followed 21 And a mighty angel took up a stone like a him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white chap 19, 2. great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus and clean.
with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown 15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, 45, 7. down, and shall be found no more at all.
that with it he should smite the nations : and he . Mat.ws 22 " And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and shall rule them with a rod of iron ; and he trcadeth 7,9. • Isa. 24, & of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at the wine-press and the fierceness and wrath of Al- ppa38 de 1960, men all in thee; and.no craftsman, of whatsoever craft mighty God.
; he be, shall be found any more in thee; and the 161 And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh fire sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD , 16.** in thee;
18 That ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the Jer. 12 24 v And in her was found the blood of prophets, flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and 17. chap 17, 6. and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the the flesh of horses, and of them that sit on them, earth.
and the flesh of all men, both free and bond, both
small and great.
avenging the blood of his saints.... The marriage of the and their armies, gathered together to make war
20 beast was , and with . Deur is, vation, and glory, and honour, and power, unto the which he deceived them that had received the mark Mas, 24 Lord our God :
of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. . 13.10.2 2. For true and righteous are his judgments: for These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burn- de 20, 10
a ch. 15,3. & he hath judged the great whore, which did corrupting with briinstone.
the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the 21 And the remnant were slain with the sword of
him that sat upon the horse, which sword proceeded 3° And again they said, Alleluia. And her smoke out of his mouth : and all the fowls were filled with & 18, 9, 18. rose up for ever and ever.
6 they blessed that have part therein.... 7 Satan let loose
having the key of the bottomless pit, and a
. & ig, voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia ; for 2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old ser- 12 Pet24 10.4 15,14 . the Lord God umnipotent reigneth.
pent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him Chap. 12 a 78 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to a thousand years, 2.& 25,12 him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his 3° And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut Dan: 6,17 2. Cor. 11,2 wife hath made herself ready.
him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should de- 16. & 20, 86 And to ber was granted that she should beceive the nations no more, till the thousand years
arrayed in fine linen, clean and white : for the fine should be fulfilled : and after that he must be loosed Ps. 45, linen is the righteousness of saints.
a little season. 9' And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they 4° And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and a Dan. 7, 9 l'ap. 3, 18. which are called unto the marriage-supper of the judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls Mal. 19, 28 Mat
. 22,2. Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the truck of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, kom1, 19 Ch. 21,6.. sayings of God.
and for the word of God, and which had not worship- Cor. 6, 2 10* And I fell at his feet to worship him. And ped the beast, neither his image, neither had received 2 Tim 3:17 * Acts 10, he said unto me, See thou do it not : I am thy fel- his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and 5 10.40 John's,* low-servant, and of thy brethren that have the testi- they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. is, 12 Ch. 12, 17. mony of Jesus : worship God : for the testimony of 5 But the rest of the dead lived not again until de 22,8,9. Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.
the thousand years were finished. This is the first 11 'And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a resurrection. white horse ; and he that sat upon him was called 6 ° Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the Isa. 61.4 Faithful and True ; and in righteousness he doth first resurrection : on such the second death hath no change judge and make war.
power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, 20. 4. 21, 12 " His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his and shall reign with him a thousand years. head were many crowns; and he had a name writ- 7 And when the thousand years are expired, Satan ten, that no man knew but he himself.
shall be loosed out of his prison,
c Isa. 34,10. ch.14 11.
a ch. 4, 4, 6.
e Ps. 134, 1. & 135, 1.
f Ezek. 1, 24. & 43, 2
, & 411,
6' And heard as it were the voice of a great nul-!*AND I saw an angel come down from heaven, :?
ch 16, 14.
| Exod. 32 82.
& 69, 29
Mat. 16, 27.
Jobní 1, 2
The last resurrection.
New Jerusalem described.
to gather them together to battle: the number of 11 Having the glory of God: and her light was 215.& 39,1. whom is as the sand of the sea.
like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper 9 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, stone, clear as crystal ; and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the 12' And had a wall great and high, and had Ezek 48 beloved city: and fire came down from God out of twelve gates, and at the gates twelye angels, and heaven, and devoured them.
names written thereon, which are the names of the
and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented gates; on the south three gates ; and on the west
three gates. 11 "And I saw a great white throne, and him 14 And the wall of the city had twelve founda- n. Mul 16, h Dan. 2,35. 2. Peter's, that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the tions, and in them the names of the twelve apostles Gal. 3.9. chap. 12 & heaven fled away; and there was found no place of the Lamb. for them.
15 " And he that talked with me had a golden reed » Elek. 40, 12 ' And I saw the dead, small and great, stand to measure the city, and the gates thereof, and the žech. 2, 1.. Peale 2. 18. before God: and the books were opened : and an-wall thereof. Jes27 10. other book was opened, which is the book of life : 16 °And the city lieth four-square, and the length Eph. 3, 18. Pan. 7, 10. and the dead were judged out of those things which is as large as the breadth ; and he measured the city
were written in the books, according to their works with the reed, || twelve thousand furlongs. The Thint is,
13 And the sea gave up the dead which were in length, and the breadth, and the height of it are in compass, 2.CO, S10 it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which equal. Pinilip 1,5 were in them: and they were judged every man 17 And he measured the wall thereof, a hundred 3.5. according to their works.
and forty and four cubits, according to the measure 14 And death and hell were casť into the lake of of a man, that is, of the angel. 1 Cor. 15, fire. This is the second death. *
18 And the building of the wall of it was of jasper; 15 And whosoever was not found written in the and the city was pure gold, like unto clear glass. book of life was cast into the lake of fire.
19 PAnd the foundations of the wall of the city plas 54, 11. CHAPTER XXI,
were garnished with all manner of precious stones.
20 The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius ; the
the first heaven and the first earth were passed topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a 2 Cor.11,2 away, and there was no more sea.
jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.
coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as several gate was of one pearl ; and the street of the chap. 5, 12. a bride adorned for her husband.
city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass. 3° And I heard a great voice out of heaven, say, 22 And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord elek: 3,1%ing, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and God Almighty, and the Lamb, are the temple of it. 2 Cor. 6, 16. he will dwell with them, and they shall be his peo- 23 ! And the city had no need of the sun, neither 3 km.80, . ple, and God himself shall be with them, and be of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did chap. 22 5
Zech1112 & 61, 3. & their God.
lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. 4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their 24 'And the nations of them which are saved Is. 60,
5. & 6, chap 7:17. eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sor-shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the
row, nor crying, neither shall there be any more earth do bring their glory and honour into it.
chap. 3. & 5 , 19,9 I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write; 26 And they shall bring the glory and honour of . Exod. 31, for these words are true and faithful.
the nations into it. 6' And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha 27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any is $5,2 41,6.4 61. and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomi-rhilips 10 x 2,59 unto him that is athirst, of the fountain of the water nation, or maketh a lie: but they which are written by ch. 1, & se of life freely.
in the Lamb's book of life. 78 He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and
CHAPTER XXII. Zech. 8, 8. I will be his God, and he shall be my son.
1 The river of the water of life....2 The tree of life...5 The light 8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abo
of the city of God is himself....9 The angel will not be worminable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and shipped....18 Nothing may be added to the word of God, nor Gal , 2. sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have taken therefrom. their part in the lake which burneth with fire and * A cleare as crystal
, proceeding out of the throne incep
ND he shewed me a Ezek. 47 41.20,34. brimstone : which is the second death.
9 i And there came unto me one of the seven an- of God and of the Lamb. chap: 15, gels which had the seven vials full of the seven last 2 In the midst of the street of it, and on either Gen. 2
plagues, and talked with me, saying, Come hither, side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare chap 4. Gal 4,9. I will shew thee the bride, the Lamb's wife. twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every
10* And he carried me away in the spirit to a month: and the leaves of the tree were for the heal133.& 21,2 great and high mountain, and shewed me that greating of the nations.
c Zech. 14, 11.
m Isai. 41, 4. & 44,6 &
1 Cor. 13, 12.
11. & 21, 6.
n 1 Jolin
chap. 3, 12. & 14, 1.
& 84, 11. 1x. 60, 1,
. 21, . (ch. 1,1.&
Isai. 11, 10.
God the light of the new Jerusalem.
REVELATION. Neither add nor diminish from this prophecy. 3° And there shall be no more curse: but the } is with me, to give every man according as his work throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and shall be. his servants shall serve him.
13 "I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and 4 And they shall see his face; and his name shall the end, the first and the last. a Mat . 5, 8 be in their foreheads.
14 "Blessed are they that do his commandments, chap. 1, 8, 5 ° And there shall be no night there ; and they that they may have right to the tree of life, and may Jobs 2 need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord enter in through the gates into the city.
God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever 15 °For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and chap. 2 ? c Ps. 36, 10. and ever.
whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and ? Corty 6 'And he said unto me, These sayings are faith-whosoever loveth and maketh a lie. Zech. 14,6, ful and true; and the Lord God of the holy prophets 16 PI Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto Philip. $, 2
sent his angel to shew unto his servants the things you these things in the churches. I am the root and coap. 21, & 2 Tim. 312 which must shortly be done.
the offspring of David,and the bright andmorningstar. p Num. 24, 76 Behold, I come quickly: blessed as he that 17 9 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. im 4. & 21, keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this book. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him kom. 15,12
8. And I John saw these things, and heard them. that is athirst, come: And whosoever will, let him 18. 3. & 3,!1. And when I had heard and seen, I fell down to wor-take the water of life freely. h Acts 10;.. ship before the feet of the angel which shewed me 18 For I testify unto cvery man that heareth the gisa. 55, 1
9. ch. 19, 10. these things.
words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall diep. 23:32 9 Then saith he unto me, See thou do it not : for add unto these things, God shall add unto him the 6,2 I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy brethren the plagues that are written in this book : prophets, and of them which keep the sayings of 19 . And if any man shall take away from the Prov. So
, & tan. 8, 26. this book : worship God.
words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take s Exod. 92, 10 'And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings į away his part out of the book of lifc, and out of the of the prophecy of this book : for the time is at hand. į holy city, and from the things which are written in 23.8.2
11 "He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and this book. 2 Tim. 5, 13 he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that 20 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I delea, 1910 is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that come quickly; Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus 491,042
. kom. 2,8 is holy, let him be holy still.
21 T'he grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with 12 And behold, I come quickly; and my reward you all. Amen. K
g chap. 1,
ch. 1, 1. & 2 28. & 5,5
PASSAGES IN THE BOOKS OF THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS:
Pointing to the Time wherein they happened, and to the Places of Scripture wherein they are recorded.
Before Genesis God maketh a covenant with Abram, and in token of a greater blessing cuang-
Christ XVII. 5. eth his name into Abraham. As a seal of this covenant, circumcision is orda lued
Sarai her name also is changed into Sarah, and she is blessen! God promiseth
them a son, and commandeth that his namo be called Isanc: in him God prom-
iseth to establisb his covenant.
Abraham entertaineth three angels, who renew the promise to him of having
XVIII. a son. God revealeth to Abraham the destruction of Sodom, with whom Abra-
hanı intercedes for Lot and his family. See Gen. xix. 29.
XIX. Lot is commanded, for the preservation of himself and family, to get out of
Sodom, and to flee to the mountain; bur by much entreaty be obtaineth leave
to go into Zoar Sodom, Gomorrah, and all the cities in the sale of Siadim,
with all the inhabitants of them, are for the most horrible sins destroyed by fire
and brimstone from heaven. The Dead Sea remains a monament thereof unto
this day. Lot's wife, for looking back upon Sodom, contrary to God's -
mand, is turned into a pillar of salt; and Lot himself, fearing to continge al
Zoar, leaves the plain country, and betakes himself to the mountain, rartying
his two daughters with him.
1896. XXI. 2. Isaac born in the 100th year of Abraham's age. Not long after, to Lot are
XIX. 36. born Moab and Ammon, his sons at the same time, and his grandsons
1892. XXI. 9. Hagar and Ishmael, at Sarah's request, are cast forth.
1878. XI. 15. Salah, the fourth from Noabe dieth.
1871. XXIL God ternpteth Abraham to offer Isaac. Abraham giveth proof of his faith
1859. XXIII. Sarah dieth at Hebron in Canaan, in the 127th year of berage.
1856. XXIV. Isaac inarrieth Rebekab, the daughter of Bethuel the son of Nahor, in the 40th
year of his nge.
XI. 11. Shem, the son of Noah, dieth.
XXV. 24. Jacob and Esa" born, in the 60th year of their father Isaac's age.
Lamech, the ninth from Adam, dieth, aged 777 years. He is the first man 1846. XXV. 7. Abrabam dieth, aged 175 years.
whom the Scriptures mention to have died a natural death before his father. 1837. XI. 17. Heber, the fifth from Noah, dieth: from him Abraham and his posterity
were called Hebrews. Gen. xiv. 18.
1817. XXYI. 54. Esau, aged 40 years, marrieth Julith, the daaghter of Beeri the Hittile, and
Bashemath, the daughter of Elon the Hittite.
1773. XXV. 17. Ishmael dieth, aged 137 years.
1760. XXVII. Jacobs, by his mother's instruction, obtaineth the blessirg from Isnar his
father, which was designed for Esau. Upon which he is forced to fee into
in a vision the blessings of his posterity. At length be cometh to his uncle
XXIX. Laban's house, and covenauteth to serve him seven years for his daughter
Rachel, but Laban deceiveth him with Leab; the marriage week being com-
pletedl, Rachel also is given him to wife, upon condition of serving seven years
Of Leah are born,
1758. 32, Reuben,
1755. 35, Judah, from whoin the Jews receive thelr denomination.
About this time the posterity of Nimrod begin to build the city and tower of 1745. XXX. 29 Rachel, having been long barren, at length beareth Joseph: Jacob, desiring
to depart, is persuaded by Laban to serve six years more for some part of his
1789. XXXI. Jacob, after he had been twenty years in Mesopotamia, sets forward on his
journey' homewards, without acquainting his father or his brothers-in-law.
XXXII. Rachel stealeth her father's gods, and is pursued by Lalan. Jacob, by his
prudence, is reconciled to his brother Esau. He wrestletb with an angel at
Peniel, and is calied Israel.
XXXIV. About this time, Dinalı, Jacob's darguter, is defloured by Sichem the son of
Ilamor. Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brachren, revenge their sister's quarrel, lug
putting all the males of Sichem to the sword; for which thing Jacob reproveth
XXXV.16. Rachel is delivered of Berjamin, on the way betwist Beth-el, or Beth-lehem,
and Ephrath, and dies in childbed. Some think that Job lived about this time.
XXXVIII Judah lieih with Tamar his daughter-in law in disguise.
Josephi is bated by his brethren, and is sod to merchantmen, Ishmaelites and
of Pharaoh, and by him made overseer of his bouse.
1718. XXXIX. Joseph resisteth the temptations of his master's wife; he is falsely accused by
XL. her, and cast intu prison. "He interpreteth the dreams of Pharaon's butter and
baker, which come to pass according to his interpretation.
About this time, Chedorlaomer king of Elam subdueth the kings of Sodom, 1716. XXXV 28. Isaac dieth, aged 130 years, and is buried by his sons, Jacob and Esau.
XLI. 25, Joseph interprereth Pharnob's two dreams; he givesh Pharaoh counsel, and
is made governor of the whole land of Egypt.
Here begin the seven years of plenty in the land of Egypt. About this time
50, Manasseh and Ephrain, Josepb's two sons, are born of Asenath, the daughter of
Potipherah, priest of On
by God to enter upon the land of Canaan, wbich God promiseth to give unto 1708. 54 Here begin the seven years of famille.
2 S. Joseph for spies; but are set at liberty on condition of bringing Benjamin und
Simeon is kept as a pledge
XLIII. Jacob is with much difficplty persuaded to send Benjamin. Joseph maketh
XLV. himsell known to his brethren, and sendeth for bis father by cominand from
goes with all his family into Egypit, in the third year of the fainine, and isuih
year of his age. He is seated in the land of Goshen.
only the lands belonging to the priests he buyeth not.
XLIX. prophesie th the descent of the Messiab froni Judab, pd dieth, ageu 147 yrams;
seventeen whereof be lived in Egypt. He is with great pomp carried into
Canan, and buried in the sepulchre of his father,
takes rio oath of them to carry his bones out of Egypt, and dieth. nged 110 years.
The book of Genesis endeth in the death of Josijih, containing the leistory of
2369 years: next to which in order of time the book vi Job follow's.
The fourth Age
The fourth Àge.
which Caleb und Joshua endeavourlag to dissuade them are like to be stoned.
At this God is so provoked, that he threatens to destroy them; but
upon by Moses his prayers to spare them. Nevertheless he denounceth that all
whu are now 20 years old and upward (cxcept Caleb and Joshua) shall die in
the wilderness. The men wbo raised the evil report are all destroyed by sudden
death. Some, endeavouring to enter upon the promised land, contrary to the
command of God, are smitten by the Amalekites and Canaanites.
1489. Deut. I.46. In this place, viz. Kadesh-barnen, the Israelites continue many days ; but
that in some places they continued many years, appeareth, for that in the space
of 37 years there are but 17 encampings mentioned.
Numbers To their long continuance in Kadesh, and the encampings from thence, all
XXXIII. that we find delivered in the zyth and sour next ensuing chapters of Numbera,
1471. XVI. seems to refer; as how Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, for raising a mutiny againsi
Moses and Aaron, were swallowed alive into the earth, and 250 of their asso-
ciates; and how the people, murmuring against Moses and Aaron for the ca.
XVII. lamity which had befallen their brethren, were destroyed by God to the num
ber of 14,700 men; and how 12 roils being brought by 12 princes, and laid in the
sanctuary, Aaron's rod only budded, and brought forth almonds, and was laid
up before the ark, for a memorial to those who should afterward be given to
XX. In these 37 years, the Israelites, by 17 encampings, having compassed the
hill country of Seir and Edom, they come to the wilderness of Zin in the first
month of the 40th year after tbeir departure out 5f Egypt.
Here Miriam, the sister of Moses and Aaron, died.
The people again for want of water murmur against Moses and Aaron, whom
when God bad commanded to call water out of the rock only hy speaking to it,
Moses, being moved in his mind through impatience and diffidence of the thing,
speaks something, whatever it was, unadvisedly with his lips, and strikes the
rock thrice with Aaron's rod, and thereby draws water from it; but for trans-
gressing God's command, they are both debarred from entering into the land
In the fifth month of this year Aaron dieth at Mosera, on the top of mount
Hor, at the age of 123 years, leaving his son Eleazar his successor in the high
XXI. 5, 9. The people murmuring are plagued with fiery serpents, whereof many die,
John upon their repentance God commands that a brazen
serpent be made
III. 14. up upon a pole, that as many as look on it may live.
1 Cor. About the latter end of this yecz, all those who at Kadesh-barnea mutinied
X. 9. against God, being wholly extinct and dead, the Israelites pass over Zared, and
Numbers come to the borders of Moab at Ar, and at length they arrive at Bamoth, a valley
XXI. in the country of the Moabites, and pitch at mount Pisgah.
21, Sihon, king of the Amorites, refusing them passage through his country, is
slain, and the Israelites possess his land.
93. Og, the king of Bashan, coming out against Israel, is destroyed with all his
people, not one left alive, and his country possessed by the Israelites.
XXII. 1, 2 Nonb.
Balak, king of Moab, considering what the Israelites had done to the Amor-
ites, fears, lest, under pretence of passing through his country, they should pos-
sess theniselves of his whole kingdom, takes counsel with the princes of the
Josbua Midianites his neighbours, and sends for Balaam a soothsayer out of Mesopota-
XXIV. 9. mia to come and curse the Israelites, promising him great rewards for his labuur;
Numbers purposing afterward to make war upon them
XXII. 7, Balaam, forewarned of God, refuseth at first to come; but being sent for a
35. second time, he importuneth God to let him go, and goes with a purpose indeed
2 Pet. II. lo curse Israel; but God, offended thereat, makes the dumb ass of this wizard,
on which be rode, speaking in a man's voice, to reprove his folly.
Numbers Balaam twice offers sacrifice, and would fain have cursed Israel, to graufy
XXIII. Balak therein; but being forced thrreto by the Spirit of God, instead of curs
Deut. ing, he blesseth them altogether foretelling what felicity attended them, and
XXIII.5. what calamities should betall their enemies.
Joshua By his advice the women of Moab and Midian are set on work to turn the
Numbers the ringlenders of this disorder, and to hang them up before the sun, and then
XXV. gives order to the jadges to put to death all such as had joined themselves to
Deut. men in one day: which, added to them which were hanged and killed with the
IV. 3. sword, amount in all to 24,000.
Psalm Phinehas, the sun of Eleazar, by killing Zimri, the chief of his father's family,
CVI. 28. and Cozbi the daughter of Zur, a prirce of the Midianites, appeaseth the wrath
Rev. of God, and the plague ceaseth. God therefore settleth the high priesthood for
II. 14. ever upon the house of Phinehas, and commands that war be made upon the
1 Cor. Midianites.
X. 8. Moses and Eleazar, by God's command, in the plain of Moab, near unto Jordan,
Numbers over against Jericho, number the people from twenty years old and upwards,
XXV. and find them to be 601,730 men, besides the Levites, whose number, reckoning
Psalm them from one month old and upwards, comes to 23,000; and then Moses receives
CVI. 30. . command for the parting the land of promise among the Israelites.
Numbers The daughters of Zelophehad have their father's land parted among them,
XXV. for want of issue male; this occasions the law for succession in beritages to he
XXVL God signifies to Moses that he shall die, and Joshua is thereupon declared to
XXVII. be his successor ; upon whom Moses lays bis hands, and gives him instructions
1,2 Several laws are made.
12, 23. Twelve thousand of the Israelites under the command of Phinehas vanquish
Deut. the Midianites, and put to the
sword all the males among them,
with their five
III. 26, princes, and among them Zur, the father of Cozbi, and Balaam the wizard; but
27, 28. They save the women alive; at which Moses is wroth, and commands that every
Numbers male child, and all the women, except such as be virgins, be küled.
XXXI. The lan
is which belonged to Sihon and Og, namely, all from the river Arnon
Josh.XIII. to mount fermon, Moses divides and gives to the tribes of Reuben and Gad,
and the half-tribe of Manasseh ; so that their possessions lay on this side Jor.
Numbers dan; nevertheless, they assist the rest of the tribes in all their wars, till they
XXXII. have subdued the Canaanites, and possessed the promised land.
Deut. III. Moses commands the people, that in their passage over Jordan they shall set
& XXII. of blessing upon mount Gerizim, and of cursing on mount Ebal, exhorting them
Deut. to observe the law of God, by setting before their eyes the benefits that would
XXVII. ensue thereon.
XXVIII. He also renews the covenant made by God with them and their children on
XXIX mount Horeb, and again persuades them to keep that covenant by all the
and curses which would undoubtedly follow the keepers or breakers of it: yot
XXX. with a promise of pardon and deliverance, if at any time, having
broken it, they
shall repent thein of their sin ; and tells them further, that God had therefore
thus declared his will unto them, to the end that none hereafter offending shall
Moses, having written this law, delivers it to the priests the sons of Levi, and
XXXI. the elders of the people, to be kept; the same day also he writes bis most excel-
XXXII. lent song, and teaches the same to the children of Israel to be sung; and baving
finished the book of the law, he takes order to have it laid up in the side of
XXXIII. Moses, now drawing near to his end, blesseth every tribe in particular by
way of prophecy, save only the tribe of Simeon.
XXXIV. In the 12ib month of this year he goes up to mount Nebo, and from thence
beholds the land of proinise, and there dieth, aged 120 years; the body of Moses
God translates out of the place where be died, into a valley of the land of Moal,
over again - Beth-peor, and there burieth it; nor doth ary may know the places
where he laid it unto this day. The Israelites mourn for him S0 days.
Here ends the Pentateuch, or five books of Moses, containing the history of
25.52 years and a half, from the beginning of the world; and the book of Joshua
for their strength, and the giantly stature of the inhabitants.
begins with the forty-first year after the departure of the children of Isrwl out