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Use of the silver trumpets. NUMBERS, The removal from Sinar. CHAP. X.

armies : and over his host was Nah Israelites remove from Sinai. shon the son of Amminadab.

15 And over the host of the tribe A SD, they herD spake unto Mo

of the children of Issachar was Ne 2 Make thee two trumpets of thaneel the son of Zuar. silver; of a whole piece shalt thou 16 And over the host of the tribe make them that thou mayest use of the children of Zebulun was them for the calling of the assem- Eliab the son of Helon. bly, and for the journeying of the 17. And the tabernacle was taken camps.

down; and the sons of Gershon 3 And when they shall blow with and the sons of Merari set forward, them, all the assembly shall assem-bearing the tabernacle. ble themselves to thee at the door 18 | And the standard of the of the tabernacle of the congrega- camp of Reuben set forward action.

cording to their armies: and over his 4 And if they blow but with one host was Elizur the son of Shedeur. trumpet, then the princes, which 19 And over the host of the tribe are heads of the thousands of Israel, of the children of Simeon was Sheshall gather themselves unto thee. lumiel the son of Zurishaddai.

5 When ye blow an alarm, then 20 And over the host of the tribe the camps that lie on the east parts of the children of Gad was Eliashall go forward.

saph the son of Deuel. 6 When ye blow an alarm the 21 And the Kohathites set forsecond time, then the camps that ward, bearing the sanctuary: and lie on the south side shall take the other did set up the tabernacle their journey : they shall blow an against they came. alarm for their journeys.

22 TAnd the standard of the 7 But when the congregation is camp of the children of Ephraim to be gathered together, ye shall set forward according to their arblow, but ye shall not sound an mies: and over his host was Elialarm.

shama the son of Ammihud. 8 And the sons of Aaron, the 23 And over the host of the tribe priests, shall blow with the trum- of the children of Manasseh was pets; and they shall be to you for Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur. an ordinance for ever throughout 24 And over the hoat of the tribe your generations.

of the children of Benjamin was 9 And if ye go to war in your Abidan the son of Gideoni. land against the enemy that op 25 1 And the standard of the presseth you, then ye shall blow an camp of the children of Dan set forakarm with the trumpets; and ye ward, which was the rere-ward of shall be remembered before the all the camps throughout their LORD your God, and ye shall be hosts : and over his host was Ahiesaved from your enemies.

zer the son of Ammishaddai. 10 Also in the day of your glad 26 And over the host of the tribe ness, and in your solemn days, and of the children of Asher was Pagiel in the beginnings of your months, the son of Ocran. ye shall blow with the trumpets 27 And over the host of the tribe over your burnt-offerings, and over of the children of Naphtali was the sacrifices of your peace-offer-Ahira the son of Enan. ings; that they may be to you for a 28 Thus were the journeyings of memorial before your God: I am the children of Israel according the LORD your God.

to their armies, when they set for11 | And it came to pass on the ward. twentieth day of the second month, 29 And Moses said unto Hobah, in the second year, that the cloud the son of Raguel the Midianite, was taken up from off the taberna- Moses' father-in-law, We are jourcle of the testimony.

peying unto the place of which the 12 And the children of Israel LORD said, I will give it you: took their journeys out of the come thou with us, and we will do wilderness of Sinai; and the cloud thee good for the LORD hath rested in the wilderness of Pa- spoken good concerning Israel. ran.

30 And he said unto him, I will 13 And they first took their jour- not go; but I will depart to mine ney according to the command- own land, and to my kindred. ment of the LORD by the hand of 31 And he said, Leave us not, I Moses.

pray thee: forasmuch as thon 14 In the first place went the knowest how we are to encamp in standard of the camp of the chil- the wilderness,

and thou mayest be dren of Judah according to their to us instead of eyes.

A let me not see my

Manna loathed.

CHAP. IX. The people lust for flesh 32 And it shall be, if thou go 11 And Moses said unto the with us, yea, it shall be, that what LORD, Wherefore hast thou afflictgoodness the LORD shall do unto ed thy servant ? and wherefore us, the same will we do unto thee. have I not found favour in thy

33 1 And they departed from the sight, that thou layest the burden mount of the LORD three days' of all this people upon me? journey: and the ark of the cove 12 Have I conceived all this peonant of the LORD went before ple? have I begotten them, that them in the three days' journey, to thou shouldest say unto me, Carry search out a resting place for them. them in thy bosom, as a nursing

34 And the cloud of the LORD father beareth the sucking child, was upon them by day, when they unto the land which thou swarcst went out of the camp.

unto their fathers? 35 And it came to pass, when the 13 Whence should I have flesh ark set forward, that Moses said, to give unto all this people ? for Rise up, LORD, and let thine ene- they weep unto me, saying, Give mies be scattered; and let them us flesh, that we may eat. that hate thee flee before thee. 14 I am not able to bear all this

36 And when it rested, he said, people alone, because it is too Return, O LORD, unto the many heavy for me. thousands of Israel.

15 And if thou deal thus with CHAP. XI.

me, kill

me, I pray thee, out of The Israelites loathe Manna. hand, if I have found favour in

plained, it displeased the wretchedness. LORDand the LORD heard it: 16 T And the LORD said unto and his anger was kindled ; and Moses, Gather unto me seventy the fire of the LORD burnt among men of the elders of Israel, whom them, and consumed them that thou knowest to be the elders of were in the uttermost parts of the the people, and officers over them; camp.

and bring them unto the tabernacle 2 And the people cried unto of the congregation, that they may Moses; and when Moses prayed stand there with thee. unto the LORD, the fire was 17 And I will come down and quenched.

talk with thee, there and I will 3 And he called the name of the take of the spirit which is upon place Taberah: because the fire of thee, and will put it upon them; the LORD burnt among them. and they shall bear the burden of

4 And the mixed multitude that the people with thee, that thou was among them fell a lusting: and bear it not thyself alone. the children of Israel also wept 18 And say thou unto the people, again, and said, Who shall give us Sanctify yourselves against toflesh to eat?

morrow, and ye shall eat flesh: for 5 We remember the fish which ye have wept in the ears of the we did eat in Egypt freely; the LORD, saying, Who shall give us cucumbers, and the melons, and flesh to eat ? for it was well with the leeks, and the onions, and the us in Egypt: therefore the LORD garlic.

will give you flesh, and ye shall eat. 6 But now our soul is dried 19 Ye shall not eat one day, nor away; there is nothing at all, be two days, nor five days, neither ten sides this manna, before our eyes. days, nor twenty days;

7 And the manna was as corian 20 But even a whole month, der-seed, and the colour thereof as until it come out at your nostrils, the colour of bdellium.

and it be loathsome unto you: be8. And the people went about, cause that ye have despised the and gathered it, and ground it in LORD which is among you, and mills, or beat it in a mortar, and have wept before him, saying, baked it in pans, and made cakes Why came we forth out of Egypt? of it: and the taste of it was as the 21° And Moses said, The peotaste of fresh oil.

ple among whom I am, are six 9 And when the dew fell upon hundred thousand footmen; and the camp in the night, the manna thou hast said, I will give them fell upon it.

flesh, that they may eat a whole 10 T Then Moses heard the peo- month. ple weep throughout their families, 22 Shall the flocks and the herds every man in the door of his tent: be slain for them, to suffice them? and the anger of the LORD was or shall all the fish of the sea be kindled greatly ; Moses also was gathered together for them, to suf displeased.

fice them?

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Of the quails and plague. NUMBERS, Miram's sedition punished

23 And the LORD said unto from Kibroth-hattaavah unto HaMoses, Is the Lord's hand waxed zeroth: and abode at Hazeroth. short ? thou shalt see now whether

CHAP. XII. my word shall come to pass unto Miriam and Aaron's Sedition, thee, or not.

ND Miriam and Aaron spake 21' T And Moses went out, and against Moses because of the told the people the words of the Ethiopian woman whom he had LORD, and gathered the seventy married : for he had married an men of the elders of the people, Ethiopian woman. and set them round about the 2 And they said, Hath the LORD tabernacle.

indeed spoken only by Moses ? hath 25 And the LORD came down he not spoken also by us? And the in a cloud, and spake unto him, LORD heard it. and took of the spirit that was upon 3 (Now the man Moses was very bim, and gave it unto the seventy meek, above all the men which elders : and it came to pass, that were upon the face

of the earth.) when the spirit rested upon them, 4 And the LORD spake suddenly they prophesied, and did not cease. unto Moses, and unto Aaron, and

26 But there remained two of unto Miriam, Come out ye three the men in the camp, the name unto the tabernacle of the congreof the one was Eldad, and the gation. And they three came out. name of the other Medad: and the 5 And the LORD came down in Spirit rested upon them; and they the pillar of the cloud, and stood in were of them that were written, the door of the tabernacle, and but went not out unto the taberna- called Aaron and Miriam: and cle: and they prophesied in the they both came forth. camp.

6 And he said, Hear now my 27 And there ran a young man, words : If there be a prophet and told Moses, and said, Eldad among you, I the LORD will and Medad do prophesy in the make myselt' known unto him in a cainp.

vision, and will speak unto him in 28 And Joshua the son of Nun, a dream. the servant of Moses, one of his 7 My servant Moses is not so, young men, answered and said, who is faithful in all my house. My lord Moses, forbid them.

8 With him will I speak mouth 29 And Moses said unto him to mouth, even apparently, and Enviest thou for my sakę? would not in dark speeches; and the God that all the LORD's people similitude of the LORD shall he bewere prophets, and that the LORD hol!: wherefore then were ye not would put his Spirit upon them. afraid to speak against my servant

30 And Moses gat him into the Moses? camp, he and the elders of Israel.

9 And the anger of the LORD 31 ff And there went forth a wind was kindled against them; and he from the LORD, and brought quails departed. from the sea, and let them fall by 10 And the cloud departed from the camp, as it were a day's jour- off the tabernacle ; and behold, ney on this side, and as it were a Miriam became leprous, white as day's journey on the other side, snow: and Aaron looked upon round about the camp, and as it Miriam, and behold, she was lewere two cubits high upon the face prous. of the earth.

11 And Aaron said unto Moses, 32 And the people stood up, all Alas, my lord, I beseech thee, lay that day, and all that night, and all not the sin upon us, wherein we the next day, and they gathered the have done foolishly, and wherein quails: he that gathered leust ga- we have sinned. thered ten homers : and they spread 12 Let her not be as one dead, them all abroad for themselves of whom the flesh is half consumed round about the camp.

when he cometh out of his mother's 33 And while the flesh was yet womb. between their teeth, ere it was 13 And Moses cried unto the chewed, the wrath of the LORD LORD, saying, Heal her now, O was kindled. against the people, God, I beseech thee. and the LORD smote the people 14' | And the LORD said unto with a very great plague.

Moses, If her father had but spit 34 And he called the name of in her face, should she not be that place Kibroth-hattaavah : be ashamed seven days? let her be cause there they buried the people shut out from the camp seven days, that lusted.

and after that let her be received in 35 And the people journeyed again.

Anes, kas ned spake unto Mo-south, and came unto Hebron

Spies sent to search Canaan. CHAP. XIII. Their evil report.

15 And Miriam was shut out, ye of good courage, and bring of from the camp seven days: and the the fruit of the land. Now the people journeyed not till Miriam time was the time of the first ripe was brought in again,

grapes. 16 And afterward the people re 21 11 So they went up, and search moved from Hazeroth, and pitched ed the land from the wilderness of in the wilderness of Paran. Zin unto Rehob, as men come to CHAP. XIII.

Hamath.
Spies sent to Canaan.

22 And they ascended by the sessaying,

where , 2 Send thou men, that they may mai, the children of Anak, were. search the land of Canaan, which (Now Hebron was built seven years I give unto the children of Israel: before Zoan in Egypt.) of every tribe of their fathers shall 23 And they came unto the brook ye send a man, every one a ruler of Eshcol, and cut down from among them.

thence a branch with one cluster 3 And Moses by the command- of grapes, and they bare it between ment of the LORD sent them from two upon a staff; and they brought. the wilderness of Paran: all those of the pomegranates, and of the men were heads of the children of figs. Israel.

24 The place was called the 4 And these were their names: brook Eshcol, because of the clusOf the tribe of Reuben, Shammua ter of grapes which the children of the son of Zaccur.

Israel cut down from thence. 5 of the tribe of Simeon, Sha 25 And they returned from phat the son of Hori.

searching of the land after forty 6 Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb days. the son of Jephunneh.

26 T And they went and came to 7 of the tribe of Issachar, Igal Moses, and to Aaron, and to all the son of Joseph. 8 Of the tribe of Ephraim, Oshea Israel, unto the wilderness of Pa

the congregation of the children of the son of Nun.

ran, to Kadesh; and brought back 9 Of the tribe of Benjamin, Palti word unto them, and unto all the the son of Raphu.

congregation, and shewed them the 10 of the tribe of Zebulun, Gad-fruit of the land. diel the son of Sodi.

27 And they told him, and said, 11 of the tribe of Joseph, name- We came unto the land whither 14. of the tribe of Manasseh, Gad- thou sentest us, and surely it flow

eth with milk and honey; and this 12 of the tribe of Dan, Ammiel is the fruit of it. the son of Gemalli.

28 Nevertheless, the people be 13 of the tribe of Asher, Sethur strong that dwell in the land, and the son of Michael.

the cities are walled, and very 14 of the tribe of Naphtali, great: and moreover, we saw the Nahbi the son of Vophsi.

children of Anak there. 15 of the tribe of Gad, Geuel 29 The Amalekites dwell in the the son of Machi.

land of the south: and the Hittites, 16 These are the names of the and the Jebụsites, and the Amomen which Moses sent to spy out rites, dwell in the mountains; and the land. And Moses called Oshea the Canaanites dwell by the sea, the son of Nun, Jehoshua.

and by the coast of Jordan. 17 1 And Moses sent them to 30 And Caleb stilled the people spy out the land of Canaan, and before Moses, and said, Let us go said unto them, Get you up this up at once, and possess it; for we way southward, and go up into the are well able to overcome it. mountain:

31 But the men that went up with 18 And see the land, what it is; him said, We be not able to go up and the people that dwelleth there against the people; for they are in, whether they be strong or weak, stronger than we. few or many ;

32 And they brought up an evil 19 And what the land is that report of the land which they had they dwell in, whether it be good searched unto the children of Isor bad; and what cities they be rael, saying, The land through that they dwell in, whether in tents, which we have gone to search it. or in strong holds';

is a land that eateth up the inha20 And what the land is, whe-bitants thereof; and all the people ther it be fat or lean, whether there that we saw in it are men of a grea be wood therein, or not. And belstature.

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The people's murmuring NUMBERS, causes God's threatenings

33 And there we saw the giants, l, 14 And they will tell it to the inthe sons of Anak, which come of habitants of this land for they the giants: and we were in our have heard that thou LORD art own sight as grasshoppers, and so among this people, that thou LORD we were in their sight.

art seen face to face, and that thy CHAP. XIV.

cloud standeth over them, and that The Israelites murmur. thou goest before them, by dayup their voice, and cried; and a pillar of fire by night.

, and in ihe people wept that night.

15 Now if thou shalt kill all this 2 And all the children of Israel people as one man, then the nations murmured against Moses and which have heard the fame of thee against Aaron: and the whole con- will speak, saying, gregation said unto them, Would 16 Because the LORD was not God that we had died in the land able to bring this people into the of Egypt! or would God we had land which he sware unto them, died in this wilderness!

therefore he hath slain them in the 3 And wherefore hath the LORD wilderness. brought us unto this land, to fall 17 And now, I beseech thee, let by the sword, that our wives and the power of my Lord be great, acour children should be a prey ? cording as thou hast spoken, saywere it not better for us to return iniThe LORD is long-suffering, into Egypt?

4 And they said one to another, and of great mercy, forgiving iniLet us make a captain, and let us quity and transgression, and by no return into Egypt.

means clearing the guilty, visiting 5 Then Moses and Aaron fell on the iniquity of the fathers upon the their faces before all the assembly children unto the third anıl fourth of the congregation of the children generation. of Israel.

19 Pardon, I beseech thee, the 6 1 And Joshua the son of Nun, iniquity of this people according and Caleb the son of Jephunnen unto the greatness of thy, mercy, rohich were of them that searched and as thou hast forgiven this peo the land, rent their clothes : ple, from Egypt even until now.

7 And they spake unto all the 20 And the LORD said, I have company of the children of Israel, pardoned according to thy word: saying, The land, which we passed 21 But as truly as I live, all the through to search it, is an exceed- earth shall be filled with the glory

of the LORD. ing for the Lord delight in us, then 22 Because all those men which he will bring us into this land, and have seen my sive it up; a land which floweth chese whichny stark; and my mira

the wilderness, and have tempted 9 Only rebel not ge against the me now these ten times, and have LORD, neither fear ye the people of not hearkened to my voice; the land: for they are bread for us : 23 Surely they shall not sce the their defence is departed from them, land which I sware unto their faand the LORD is with us : fear them thers, neither shall any of them that not.

provoked me see it: 10 But all the congregation bade 24 But my servant Caleb, bestone them with stones. And the cause he had another spirit with glory of the LORD appeared in the him, and hath followed me fully, tabernacle of the congregation be-him will I bring into the land fore all the children of Israel. whereinto he went; and his seed

11 And the LORD said unto shall possess it. Moses, How long will this people 25 (Now the Amalekites, and the provoke me? and how long will it Canaanites dwelt in the valley.) be ere they believe me, for al, the To-morrow turn you, and get you signs which I have shewed among into the wilderness by the way of them ?

the Red sea. 12 I will smite them with the peg 26 | And the LORD spake unto tilence, and disinherit them, and Moses and unto Aaron, saying, will make of thee a greater nation 27 How long shall I bear with and mightier than they.

this evil congregation, which mur13 | And Moses said unto the mur against me? I have heard the LORD, Then the Egyptians shall murmurings of the children of Ishear it, (for thou broughtest up this rael, which they murmur against people in thy might from among me. them :)

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