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25. That Moses commanded, the Levites which bare the ark of the covenant of the IOR p, saying, Take this book of the law, and put it in the side of the ark of the covenant of the LoRD your God, that it may be there for a witness against thee. For Iknow thy, rebellion, and thy stiff neck; behold, while I am }. alive with you this day, ye ave been rebellious against the LoRD; and how much more after my death? Gather unto me all the elders of your tribes, and, your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears, and call heaven and earth to record against them. For I.,know, that after my death ye will o corrupt yourselves, and turn aside from the way which I have gommanded, you; and evil will befall you'in the lat: ter days; begause ye will do evil in the sight of the LoRD, to provoke him to anger through the work of your hands., . 30 Åis Moses spake in the ears of all the o of Israel the words of this song until they were ended. CHAP. XXXII. The Song of JMoses. Go; ear, O ye heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth. 2 My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as #. small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers

upon the grass: . -
3 Because I will publish the
name of the LoftD: ascribe ye
greatness unto our God. -
4. He is the Rock, his work, is
perfect: for all his ways gre judg-
ment: a God of truth and without
iniquity, just and right is he.
5 # have corrupted them;
selves, their spot is not the spot of
nis children; they are a perverse
and crooked generation.
9. so thus requite the LQRI),
O foolish people and unwise? is
not he thy father that hath bought
thee? hath he not made thee, and
cstablished thee!
7 's Remember the days of old,
consider the years of '...}}}.
rations: ask o father, and he will
j." #: thy elders, and they
will tell thee. - - -
When the Most High divided
to the nations their inheritance.
when he separated the sons of
am, he set the bounds of the
people according to the number of
the children of Israel.

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on God's mercy, &c. 9 For the Loko's portion is his eople; Jacob is the lot of his ineritance. 19 Hefound him in a desertland, and in the waste howling wilder: ness; he led him about, he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of is eye. 11 As an eagle stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, ta: keth them, beareth them on her

.12 So the Lord alone did lead
him, and there was no strange god
with him.
.13 He made him ride on the
high places of the earth; that he
might eat the increase oftheid.
and he made him to suck honey
out of the rock, and oil out of the
flinty rock; - -
14 Butter of kine, and milk of
sheep, with fat of lambs, and rams
of the breed of Bashan, and goats,
with the fat of kidneys of wheat;
and thou didst drink the puré
blood of the grape.
.15 "I But Jeshurun waxed fat, and
kicked: thou art, waxen fat, thou
art grown thick, thou art covered
with fatness; then he forsook God
which made him, and lightly es-
teemed the Rock of his salvation.
6 They provoked him to jea-
lousy with strange gods, with abo-
minations provoked they him to

nger. 17. They sacrificed unto devils, not to God; to gods whom they knew not, to new gods that came newly up, whom your fathers feared not. 18 Of the Rock that begat thee thou art unmindful, and hast forgotten God that formed thee. And when the LoRD saw it, he abhorred them, because of the provoking of his sons, and of his daughters. - --- - 20 And he said, I will hide my ll see what


ace from them, I will their end shall be: for they are a yery froward generation, children in whom is no faith. 1 They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; o have provoked me to anger with their vanities: and, I will move them to jealousy with, those which are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation. - - - 22 For a fire is kindled in mine anger, and shall burn unto the lowest hell, and shall consume the earth with her increase, and fle on fire the foundations of the

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ls. 28 For they are a nation void of counsel, neither is 6 any understanding in them. O that they were wise, that they, understood this,... that they would consider their latter end . How should one chase athousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, aqd the LoRD had shut

up 3 31, For their rock is not as our Rock, eyen, our enemies themselyes being judges:. 32 For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, and of the fields of Go: morrah: their grapes are grapes of gall, their clusters are bitter: Their wine is the poison of dragons, and the cruel venom of


§ Is not this laid up in store with me, and sealed up among my treasures?

35 To me belongeth, vengeance and recompence; their foot shaji slide in due time; for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste. -

36 For the LoRD shall judge his people, and, repent himself for his servants; when he seeth that their power is gone, and there is none

shut up, or left.

37 %; he shall say, Where are their g ir rock in whom they trusted, , ,

38 yhich did eat the fat of their sacrifices, and drank, the wine of their drink-offerings? let them rise up and help you, and be your protection.

30 See now that I, even I am



His prophecy

he, and there is no god with me: I
kill, and f make alive; I wound,
and i heal; neither is there any
that can deliver out of my hand.
40 For Ilift up my hand to hea-
ven, and say, I live for ever.
41 If I whet my glittering sword,
and o hand take hold on judg-
ment; I will render, vengeance to
mine enemies, and will reward
them that hate me.
4? I will make mine arrows drunk
with blood, and my sword shall de-
your, flesh; and that with the
blood of the slain and of the cap-
tives from the beginning of re-
venges upon the enemy.
.43 Rejoice, Q ye nations, with
his people; for he will avenge the
blood of his servants, and will ren-
er, vengeance to his adversaries,
and will be merciful unto his land,
and to his people.
44.1s And Moses came and spake
all the words of this .#. the
ears of the people, he and Hoshea
the son of Nun.
45,And Moses made an end of
joins all these words to all

46 And he said unto them, Set your, hearts, unto all the words which Itestify among you this day, which ye shall command your chil dren to observe to do, all the words of this law. 47 For it is not a vain thing for you: because it is your life; and through this thing ye shall prolong wour days in the land whither ye go over Jordan to possess it. And the LoRD spake unto Moses that self-same day, saying, 49 Get thee up into this mountain Abarim, unto, mount Nebo, which is in the land of Moab, that is over against Jericho; and behold the land of Canaan which I give unto the children of Israel for a possession : And die in the mount whither thou f; up, and be gathered unto thy people; as Aaron thy brother died in mount Hor, and was gathered unto his people: 51 Because yetrespassed against me among the children of Israel at the waters of Meribah-Kadesh, in the wilderness of Zin; because yo sanctified me not in the midst of the children of Israel. Yet thou shalt see the land efore thee, but thou shalt not go thither, unto the land which I give e children of Israel. CHAP. xxxiii. Josases blesseth the Tribes. NI) this is the blessing wherewith Moses the man of God

toncerning the
blessed, the children of Israel
before his death.
And he said, The LQRD came
from Sinai, and rose up from Seir
unto them; he shined forth from
mount Paran, and he came with
ten thousands of saints: from his
right hand went a fiery law for

em. 3 Yea, he loved the people; his saints are in thy hand they sat down at thy feet; every one shall receive of thy words. 4 Moses commanded us, a law; even the inheritance of the congregation of Jacob. . 5 And he was joi in Jeshurun, when the heads of the people and the tribes of Israel were gathered together. T. Let Reuben live, and not die; and let not his men be few. 7.T. And this is the blessing of Judah: and he said, Hear, LöRD, the voice of Judah, and bring him unto his people: let his hands sufficient for him, and be thou a help to him from his enemies. 8 1s And of Levi he said, Let # Thummim and thy Urim be wit thy holy, one, whom thou didst prove at Massah, and, with whom ###" strive at the waters of erubah; §'Who said unto his father and to his mother, I have not seen him, neither did he acknowledge his brethren, nor knew his own children: for they have observed thy word, and kept thy covenant. iO They shall teach Jacob thy judgments, and Israel thy law; they shall put incense before thee, o whole burnt sacrifice upon thine altar. 11 Bless, LoRD, his substance, and accept the work of his hands: smite through the loins of them that rise against him, and of them that hate him, that they rise not

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16. And for the precious things of the earth and fulness thereof, and for the good will of him that dwelt in the bush; let the blessing come upon the head of Joseph, and upon the top of the head of im that was separated from his

brethren. - - - -
17. His #: is like the firstling
of his bullock, and his horns are
like the horns of unicorns: with
them he shall push the people to
gether to the ends of the earth:
and they are the ten thousands of
Ephraim, and they are the thou-

sands of Sen.
18 T And, of Zebulun he said,
Rejoice, Zebulun, in thy going out;
is char, in thy tents.
i) They shall aii the people
unto the mountain; there they shall
offer sacrifices of righteousness:
for they shall suck of the abun-
dange of the seas, and of treasures
hid in the sand. -
20 s And of Gad he said, Bless-
ed be he that enlargeth Čađ he
dwelleth as a lion, and teareth
#. arm with the crown of the
21 And he provided the first part
for himself, because there, in apor-
tion of the lawgiver, was he seat-
: and he came with the heads of
the people, he executed the justice
the LoRD, and his judgments
with Israel.
22 || And of Dan he said, Dan is
a lion's whelp: he shall leap from

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25 Thy shoes shall be iron and
brass; and as thy days, so shall
o th be. -
T. There is none like unto the
God of Jeshurun, who rideth upon
the heaven in thy help, and in his
excellency on the #.
27 The eternal God is thy refuge,
and underneath are the everlasting
arms: and he shall thrust out the
enemy from before thee; and shall
"g estroy - -
Israel then shall dwell in safe-
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wine, also his heavens shall drop

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The death of JMoses.

saved by the LoRD, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of tolency; and thing enemies

be found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high

places. CHAP.XXXIV. JMoses vieweth the Promised Land. D. Moses went up from the A plains of Moab, unto the mountain of Nebo, to the top of Pisgah that is over against Jericho: an the Lorp shewed him all the land of Gilead, unto Dan. 2 And all Naphtali, and the land of Ephraim, and Manasseh, and all the land of Judah, unto the utmost sea, 3 And the south, and the plain of the valley of Jericho, the "city of palm-trees, unto Zoar. 3 And the flood said unto him, This is the land which I sware unto Abraham,. unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, saying, I will give it unto thy seed; I have caused thee to see it with thine eyes, but thou shalt not § over thither. 5 is So Moses the servant of the LoRD died there in the land of }. according to the word of the R.D.

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6.T.And he buried, him in a valley in the land of Moab, over against Beth-pepr; but no man knoweth of his o unto this day, 7 is And Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated: 8 Ts And the children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days: so the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were ended. 9 T.And Joshua the son of Nun was full of the #. of wisdom; or Moses had laid his hands upon him; and the children of Israel hearkened unto him, and did as Lord commanded Moses. 10 T. here arose not a pro§. since in Israel like unto oses, whom the Lord knew face to_face,

all the signs and the wonders which the LoRD sent, him to do in the land of Egypt, to Pharao and servants, and to

his land;, . 12 Ano in all that mighty hand, and in all the great terror which M. shewed in the sight of all rael.

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Josh o; #4 oshtta sttecedae oses. No. after the death of Moses, the servant of the LoRD, it came to pass, that the LoRD spake unto Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' minister, saying, 2 Moses my servant is dead; now therefore arises go over this Jordan, thou and all this do. into the ină which i to give to lom, even to the children of rael. 3. Every place that the sole of §. foot shall tread upon, that ave I given unto you, as I said unto Moses. - 4. From the wilderness and this lebanon even unto the great river the river Euphrates, all the land o the Hittites, and unto #: sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be your coast. 5 There shall not any man be able to stand, before thee all the days of thy life.:, as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake ee. 6 Be strong and of a good courage:...for unto this people shalt


land which I sware unto their fa thers to give them. Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do. according to all the law which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thgu goest. 8 This book of the law shall not depart, out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do, according to all that H. Yok hon, or then thou alt make, thy way prosperous and then thou o: ave good success. 9 Have not I commanded thee ? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed : for - thy God is with thee whithersoever thou

goest. 10 IThen, Joshua commanded the officers of the Follo, Saying, 11 Pass through, the host and command the people, saying, Prepare you victuals; for within three days ye shall pass over this Jordan,

thou dio; for an inheritance the

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14 Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle shall remain in the land which Moses gave you on this side Jordan; but ye shall pass before #. brethren armed, all the mighty men of valour, and help

em: iš Until the Lord have given your brethrenrest, as he hath given you, - an : also, have possessed, the land which the, LoRD your God giveth them: then ye shall return unto the land of your ossession, and enjoy it, which oses the LORD's servant gave you on this side Jordan toward the sun-risling. 16 T And they answered Joshua saying, All that thqu commandest us, we will do, and whithersoever thou sendest us, we will go. 17 According as we hearkened unto Moses in all things, so will we hearken unto thee; only the LoRD thy God be with thee, as he was with Moses. 18 Whosoever he be that doth rebel against thy commandment, and , will not hearken unto thy ywords in all that thou commandest him, , he shall put to death : only be strong and of a good courage. CHAP. II. Rahab receiveth the Spies. ND. Joshua, the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, Go, view the land, even jerićh. And they went, and came into a harlot's house, named Rahab, and lodged


2. And it was told the king of Jericho, saying, Behold, there came men in hither to-night of the children of Israel, to search out the

country. -

3 And, the king of Jericho sent unto Rahab, saying, Bring forth the men that are come to thee, which are entered into thy house: for they be come to search out all

e country.

4 And the woman took the two men, and hid them, and said thus There came men, unto me, but i wist not whence they were:

Bier covenant with them

5 And it came to pass about the time of shutting of the gate, when it was dark, that the men went out: whither %. #. "...# * not: pursue after them quickly; for ye shall overtake #. y; y

6. But she had brought them up to the roof of the house, and hid them, with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order upon the

oof. 7 And the men pursued after them the way to Jordan unto the fords: and as soon as they which pursued after them were gone out, they shut the gate. 8Ts And before they were lain down, she came up unto them upon

9 root.;

9 And she said unto the men, I know that the LoRD hath given you the land, and that your terror is fallen upon us, and that all the inhabitants of the land faint because of you.

10 For we have heard how the LoRD dried up the water of the Red sea for you, when ye came out of


Egypt; and what ye did unto the two kings o e .Amorites that were on the other side Jordan,

Sihon and Og, whom ye utterly
11 And as soon as we had heard

these things, our hearts did melt,
neither did there remain any moré
courage in any man, because of
you; for the LoRD your God, he
is God in heaven above, and in
earth beneath.
12 Now therefore, I pray you,
swear unto me, by the LøkD, sincé
I have shewed you kindness, that
e will also shew kindness unto my
ather's house, and give me a true

token : - -
13 And that ye will save alive
my father, and my mother, and m
brethren, and my, sisters, and.
that they have, and deliver our lives
from death.
14 And the men answered her,
Qur life for yours, if ye utter not
this our business. And it shall be,
when the Lord hath so us the
land, that we will deal kindly and
truly with thee.
15. Then she let them down by a
cord through the window: for o:
house was upon the town-wall,
and she dwelt upon the wall.
16And she said unto them, Get
you to the mountain, lest the pur-
suersmeetyou; and hide yourselves
there three days, until the pursuers
be returned: and afterward may ye
go your wa

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