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Moses smiteth the rock.

NUMBERS.

His message to Edom.

o Ex, 17. 6. Deut. 8. 15. 1 Cor. 10.4

Lev. 15. 5.

Deul 1.37.& 3, 26. & 32.51. 9 Lev. 10. S. Ez. 20. 41. & 36. 23. & 38.16. 1 Pet. 3. 15.

Strife.
See Ex. 17.7.

Ps. 95, 8. &

mount Hor.

17.

THEN

a ch. 33. 36.

Ex. 18. 8.

ch. 26. 59.

&c. & 23. 7. Obad. 10, 12 a Gen. 46. 6.

Acts 7. 15. w Ex. 12 40.

CEx. 17. 1.

Deut. 26. 6. Acts 7. 19. y Ex. 2. 23. &

3. 7. z Ex. 3. 2. & 14. 19. & 23. 20. & 33. 2

ch. 14. 2

I ch. 11. 1, 33.

32, 35, 49. & Ex. 17. 3.

Deut. 2. 27.

B. C. statute unto them, that he that and with his rod he smote the rock | B. C. 1453. about 1471. sprinkleth the water of separation twice: and the water came out

shall wash his clothes; and he that abundantly, and the congregation
toucheth the water of separation shall drank, and their beasts also.
be unclean until even.

12 | And the LORD spake unto Mou Hag. 2 13. 22 And whatsoever the unclean ses and Aaron, Because P ye believed p ch. 27, 14.

person toucheth shall be unclean; me not, to 9 sanctify me in the eyes
and *the soul that toucheth it shall of the children of Israel, therefore ye
be unclean until even.

shall not bring this congregation into

the land which I have given them. CHAPTER XX.

13 - This is the water of Meribah ; That is, The children of Israel come to Zin, where Miriam because the children of Israel strove dicth. 2 They murmur for want of water. 7 Mo- with the LORD, and he was sanctified Deat

. SS. 8. scs smiteth the rock al Meribah, and water

cometh in them. forth, 14 Moses at Kadesh desireth a passage

106. S2, &c. through Edom, which is denicdn. 22 Aaron dieth at 14 | And Moses sent messengers Judg. 11. 16,

from Kadesh unto the king of Edom, 1453.

came the children of Is-Thus saith thy brother Israel, Thou rael, even the whole congrega- knowest all the travail that hath + be- | Heb. found tion, into the desert of Zin in the first fallen us :

onth : and the people abode in 15 "How our fathers went down intot Deut. 2. 4, b Ex. 15. 20. Kadesh; and Miriam died there, and Egypt, wand we have dwelt in Egypt was buried there.

a long time; * and the Egyptians vex2 And there was no water for the ed us, and our fathers : d ch. 16. 19, 42. congregation : dand they gathered 16 Ánd y when we cried unto the Ex. 1.11, &c.

themselves together against Moses Lord, he heard our voice, and a sent
and against Aaron.

an angel, and hath brought us forth e Ex. 17. 2 3 And the people echode with Mo- out of Egypt: and, behold, we are in

ses, and spake, saying, Would God Kadesh, a city in the uttermost of

that we had died 'when our brethren thy border. & 14.37. & 16. died before the LORD!

17 Let us pass, I pray thee, through

a See ch.21.22
4 And B why have ye brought up thy country: we will not pass through
the congregation of the Lord into the fields, or through the vineyards,
this wilderness, that we and our cat- neither will we drink of the water of
tle should die there?

the wells: we will go by the king's
5 And wherefore have ye made us high way, we will not turn to the
to come up out of Egypt, to bring us right hand nor to the left, until we
in unto this evil place? it is no place have passed thy borders.
of seed, or of figs, or of vines, or of 18 And Edom said unto him, Thou
pomegranates; neither is there any shalt not pass by me, lest I come out
water to drink.

against thee with the sword.
6 And Moses and Aaron went from 19 And the children of Israel said
the presence of the assembly unto the unto him, We will go by the high-

door of the tabernacle of the congre- way: and if I and my cattle drink of b ch. 14. 5. & gation, and they fell upon their thy water, then I will pay for it: IDeut. 2 6,

faces : and the glory of the LORD will only, without doing any thing
appeared unto them.

else, go through on my feet.
7 [ And the LORD spake unto Mo- 20 And he said, "Thou shalt not go e Judg. 11. 17.
ses, saying,

through. And Edom came out against 8 * Take the rod, and gather thou him with much people, and with a the assembly together, thou and strong hand. Aaron thy brother, and speak ye 21 Thus Edom a refused to give Israel a See Deut. 2

27, 29. unto the rock before their eyes ; passage through his border: wherefore and it shall give forth his water, Israel e turned away from him. and 'thou shalt bring forth to them 22 | And the children of Israel, even

Judg. 11, 18.
water out of the rock: so thou shalt the whole congregation, journeyed
give the congregation and their beasts from 'Kadesh, 6 and came unto mount "ch. 33. 37.
drink.

Hor.
9 And Moses took the rod m from 23 And the Lord spake unto Moses
before the Lord, as he commanded and Aaron in mount Hor, by the coast
him.

of the land of Edom, saying,
10 And Moses and Aaron gathered 24 Aaron shall be gathered unto Gen, 2. &
the congregation together before the his people: for he shall not enter
rock, and he said unto them, Hear into the land which I have given un-
now, ye rebels ; must we fetch you to the children of Israel, because iye ver. 12
water out of this rock?

rebelled against my #word at the wa11 And Moses lifted up his hand, ter of Meribah.

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The death of Aaron.

NUMBERS.

The brazen serpent.

Ich 38 S.
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9 ch. 33. 43.

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Abarim.

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A Ranitem which are the the died in the Red sea, and in the brooks

b ch. 13. 21.

B. C. 1453. 25 Take Aaron and Eleazar his 8 And the LORD said unto Moses, B. C. 1452.

son, and bring them up unto mount Make thee a fiery serpent, and set it
Hor:

upon a pole ; and it shall come to
26 And strip Aaron of his garments, pass, that every one that is bitten,
and put them upon Eleazar his son: when he looketh upon it, shall live.
and Aaron shall be gathered unto his 9 And P Moses made a serpent of P 2 Kings 18.4.

John 3.14, 15. people, and shall die there.

brass, and put it upon a pole; and it 21 And Moses did as the LORD came to pass, that if a serpent had commanded : and they went up into bitten any man, when he beheld the mount Hor in the sight of all the serpent of brass, he lived. congregation.

10 [ And the children of Israel set I EL 29 29, 30. 28 And Moses stripped Aaron of forward, and "pitched in Oboth. 1432. his garments, and put them upon 11 And they journeyed from Oboth, - ch. 33. 44.

Eleazar his son; and mAaron died and "pitched at I lje-abarim, in the || Or, Heaps of Dette 10.6. & there in the top of the mount: and wilderness which is before Moab, to

Moses and Eleazar came down from ward the sunrising.
the mount.

12 1 From thence they removed, Deut. 2 13. 29 And when all the congregation and pitched in the valley of Zered.

saw that Aaron was dead, they 13 From thence they removed, and $ 5o Deut 34. mourned for Aaron a thirty days, pitched on the other side of Arnon, even all the house of Israel.

which is in the wilderness that

cometh out of the coasts of the CHAPTER XXI. Amorites : for 'Arnon is the border ch. 22. 36.

Judg. 11. 18. Israel destroy the Canaanites at Hormah. 4 The peo- of Moab, between Moab and the ple murmur and are plagued with flery serpents. 7 Amorites. They repent, and are healed in looking upon the brazen serpent. 10 Sundry journeys of the Israelites.

14 Wherefore it is said in the book 21 Sihon is overcome, 33 and also Og. of the wars of the Lord, "What he || Or, Vaheb in

Suphah. See Judg. 1.

naanite, dwelt of south, heard tell that Israel came 15 And at the stream of the brooks by the way of the spies; then he that goeth down to the dwelling of u Deut.2.18,29. fought against Israel, and took some Ar, "and + lieth upon the border of + Heb.leaneth. of them prisoners.

Moab, € Gel 2... 2 And Israel vowed a vow unto 16 And from thence they went 'to - Judg. 9. 21. Jug. 11.30.

the LORD, and said, If thou wilt Beer: that is the well whereof the

indeed deliver this people into my Lord spake unto Moses, Gather the Lev. 2.hand, then I will utterly destroy people together, and I will give them their cities.

water. 3 And the LORD hearkened to the 17 I 3 Then Israel sang this song, voice of Israel, and delivered up the + Spring up, 0 well; Il sing ye unto it: Heb. Ascend. Canaanites; and they utterly destroy- 18 The princes digged the well, the || Or, answer.

ed them and their cities : and he call- nobles of the people digged it, by the IT tuntia. L'itter ed the name of the place I Hormah. direction of ? the lawgiver, with their 2 Is. 33. 22. .ch 20.22&

41 And they journeyed from mount staves. And from the wilderness they

Hor by the way of the Red sea, to went to Mattanah : ! Judg. 11. 19. "compass the land of Edom: and the 19 And from Mattanah to Nahaliel : 10, grieved soul of the people was much dis- and from Nahaliel to Bamoth : couraged because of the way.

20 And from Bamoth in the valley, 5 And the people <spake against that is in the country of Moab, to 1 Heb. field. Ps. 73. 19. Ex. 16. 3. &

God, and against Moses, Where the top of Pisgah, which looketh || 0r, The hill.
fore have ye brought us up out of a toward | Jeshimon.
Egypt to die in the wilderness ? for 21 | And Israel sent messengers
there is no bread, neither is there any unto Sihon king of the Amorites, b Deut.2.26.27.
water; and our soul loatheth this saying,

Judg. 11. 19. light bread.

22 °Let me pass through thy land : 6 And the LORD sent 'fiery ser- we will not turn into the fields, or pents among the people, and they into the vineyards ; we will not drink bit the people; and much people of of the waters of the well: but we Israel died.

will go along by the king's high way, Pa 73. 34. 79 m 'Therefore the people came to until we be past thy borders.

Moses, and said, We have sinned, for 23 d And Sihon would not suffer a Deut. 23. 7.

we have spoken against the Lord, Israel to pass through his border : • Er.,

and against thee; opray unto the but Sihon gathered all his people Loss 13.6. LORD, that he take away the serpents together, and went out against Israel from us. And Moses prayed for the into the wilderness : and he came to

Judg. 11. 20. people.

Jahaz, and fought against Israel.

y Ex. 15. 1. Ps. 105. 2. & 106. 12.

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derness. 1 ch. 23. 28.

i 11.6.

c ch. 2. 17.

ki Ca. 10.9. I Deat. & 15.

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1 19

Acts 2 21

Deut. 2. 32.

Sihon and Og are overcome.

NUMBERS.

Balak sendeth for Balaan.

Deut. 2. 33.

& 136. 19. Am. 2. 9.

Josh. 13. 21.

ters.

e Deut. 23. 4.
Josh. 13. 22
& 21. 9.
Neh. 13. 1, 2

2 Pet. 2. 15. Jude 11.

Rev. 2. 14. [ See ch. 23. 7. Deut. 23. 4.

46.

h Deut. 2. 9,

33. 13. Jer.

k Jer. 48. 18,

B. C. 1452. 24 And 'Israel smote him with the saw all that Israel had done to the B. C. 1452.

edge of the sword, and possessed his Amorites. & 29.7.-Josh. | land from Arnon unto Jabbok, even 3 And Moab was sore afraid of the CEx. 15. 15. 12. 1, 2. & 24. unto the children of Ammon : for the people, because they were many : and Ps. 133, 10, 17. border of the children of Ammon was Moab was distressed because of the strong.

children of Israel. 25 And Israel took all these cities : 4 And Moab said unto the elders : ch.31. 8. and Israel dwelt in all the cities of of Midian, Now shall this company

the Amorites, in Heshbon, and in all lick up all that are round about us, as + Ileb. daugh- the t villages thereof.

the ox licketh up the grass of the 26 For Heshbon was the city of field. And Balak the son of Zippor Sihon the king of the Amorites, who was king of the Moabites at that time. had fought against the former king of 5 He sent messengers therefore Moab, and taken all his land out of unto Balaam the son of Beor to his hand, even unto Arnon.

'Pethor, which is by the river of the Mic. 6. 5. 27 Wherefore they that speak in land of the children of his people, to proverbs say, Come into Heshbon, call him, saying, Behold, there is a let the city of Sihon be built and people come out from Egypt: behold, prepared :

they cover the + face of the earth, and 1 Heb. cye. & Jer. 48. 45, 28 For there is a fire gone out of they abide over against me.

Heshbon, a flame from the city of 6 Come now therefore, I pray thee,

Sihon: it hath consumed "Ar of 6curse me this people ; for they are & ch. 23. 7. 18. 18. 15. 1. Moab, and the lords of the high too mighty for me : peradventure I places of Arnon.

shall prevail, that we may smite them, 29 Woe to thee, Moab! thou art and that I may drive them out of the i Judg. 11. 24. undone, O people of Chemosh: he land: for I wot that he whom thou 33. 2 Kings' hath given his sons that escaped, and blessest is blessed, and he whom thou

his daughters, into captivity unto cursest is cursed. 48. 7, 13. Sihon king of the Amorites.

7 And the elders of Moab and 30 We have shot at them; Hesh- the elders of Midian departed with bon is perished even kunto Dibon, the rewards of divination in their 11 Sam. 9. 7, S. and we have laid them waste even hand; and they came unto Balaam, unto Nophah, which reacheth unto and spake unto him the words of Medeba.

Balak.
31 | Thus Israel dwelt in the land 8 And he said unto them, Lodge i ver. 19.
of the Amorites.

here this night, and I will bring
32 And Moses sent to spy out m Ja- you word again, as the Lord shall
zer, and they took the villages there- speak unto me: and the princes of
of, and drove out the Amorites that Moab abode with Balaam.
were there.

9 k And God came unto Balaam, and *Gen. 20. &
33 I " And they turned and went up said, What men are these with thee?
by the way of Bashan : and Og the 10 And Balaam said unto God, Ba-
king of Bashan went out against lak the son of Zippor, king of Moab,
them, he, and all his people, to the hath sent unto me, saying,
battle oat Edrei.

11 Behold, there is a people come 34 And the Lord said unto Moses, out of Egypt, which covereth the p Fear him not: for I have deliver- face of the earth : come now, curse ed him into thy hand, and all his me them; peradventure + I shall be + Heb. I shau

prerail is people, and his land ; and a thou shalt able to overcome them, and drive 11. & 156.20. do to him as thou didst unto Sihon them out.

king of the Amorites, which dwelt at 12 And God said unto Balaam, Thou
Heshbon.

shalt not go with them ; thou shalt Deut. 3. 3, 4, 35 "So they smote him, and his not curse the people : for 'they are

sons, and all his people, until there blessed.
was none left him alive: and they 13 And Balaam rose up in the morn-
possessed his land.

ing, and said unto the princes of Ba-
CHAPTER XXII.

lak, Get you into your land : for the

Lord refuseth to give me leave to go
Balak sendeth for Balaam, who at first refrseth to
come. 15 He sendeth again and obtaineth him. 22 with you.
The angel of the Lord would hare slain Balaam, if 14 And the princes of Moab rose up,
his ass had not turned aside. 36 Balak entertain.

and they went unto Balak, and said,
A

ND a the children of Israel set Balaam refuseth to come with us.

forward, and pitched in the 15 And Balak sent yet again princes, plains of Moab on this side Jordan more, and more honourable than they. by Jericho.

16 And they came to Balaam, and # Judg. 11. 25. 2 [ And Balak the son of Zippor I said to him, Thus saith Balak the

1 (s. 15. 2

mch. 32. 1. Jer, 48. 32.

ver. 20

a Deut.3, 1. & 29 7.

o Josh. 13. 12.

p Deut. 3, 2.

q ver. 24.
Ps. 135, 10,

Jighting ayxainst him.

I ch. 23. 20.
Roun. ii. 29

eth Balaam.

a ch. 33. 48.

An angel opposeth Balaam.

NUMBERS.

Balak meeteth Balaam.

+ Heb. Be not thon letted

| Heb. roho
hast ridden
upon me.
11 Or, ever since

z See Gen, 21. 19.

i aver.

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B. C. 1452. son of Zippor, + Let nothing, I pray | Am not 1 thine ass, + upon which B. C. 1452

thee, hinder thee from coming unto thou hast ridden lever since I was
me :

thine unto this day? was I ever wont fross, c. 17 For I will promote thee unto to do so unto thee? And he said, very great honour, and I will do Nay.

thou wast,&c. whatsoever thou sayest unto me : 31 Then the LORD ? opened the eyes * come therefore, I pray thee, curse of Balaam, and he saw the angel of

2 Kings 6. 17. me this people.

the LORD standing in the way, and 18 And Balaam answered and said his sword drawn in his hand : and he unto the servants of Balak, . If Balak a bowed down his head, and lifell flat | Or, bowed

himself. would give me his house full of silver on his face. * 1 Kings 22 and gold, 'I cannot go beyond the 32 And the angel of the Lord said

word of the Lord my God, to do less unto him, Wherefore hast thou smitį 2 Chr. 18. 13.

ten thine ass these three times ? Be19 Now therefore, I pray you, P tarry hold, I went out + to withstand thee, + Hebs to be

an adversary ye also here this night, that I may because thy way is perverse before know what the LORD will say unto me :

b 2 Pet. 2. 14, 33 And the ass saw me, and turned 20 9 And God came unto Balaam at from me these three times : unless night, and said unto him, If the men she had turned from me, surely now come to call thee, rise up, and go with also I had slain thee, and saved her

them; but yet the word which I shall alive. cb. 33. 12, 28.

say unto thee, that shalt thou do. 34 And Balaam said unto the angel

21 And Balaam rose up in the morn- of the LORD, “I have sinned; for I c 1 Sam. 15. 24,
ing, and saddled his ass, and went with knew not that thou stoodest in the
the princes of Moab.

way against me: now therefore, if it Job 34. 31, 32. 22 | And God's anger was kindled displease thee, I will get me back + Heb.be evil

in thine eyes. because he went: Sand the angel of again. the LORD stood in the way for an 35 And the angel of the Lord said adversary against him. Now he was unto Balaam, Go with the men: dbut ver. 20. riding upon his ass, and his two serv- only the word that I shall speak unto ants were with him.

thee, that thou shalt speak. So Ba! See 2 Kings 23 And 'the ass saw the angel of the laam went with the princes of Balak.

LORD standing in the way, and his 36 | And when Balak heard that
sword drawn in his hand; and the ass Balaam was come, he went out to
turned aside out of the way, and went meet him unto a city of Moab, 'which 1 ch. 21. 18
into the field; and Balaam smote the is in the border of Arnon, which is in
ass, to turn her into the way.

the utmost coast.
24 But the angel of the Lord stood 37 And Balak said unto Balaam, Did
in a path of the vineyards, a wall I not earnestly send unto thee to call
being on this side, and a wall on that thee? wherefore camest thou not un-
side.

to me? am I not able indeed 5 to pro- & ver, 17,
25 And when the ass saw the angel mote thee to honour ?
of the LORD, she thrust herself unto 38 And Balaam said unto Balak, LO,
the wall, and crushed Balaam's foot I am come unto thee: have I now any
against the wall : and he smote her power at all to say any thing? hthe h. ch. 23. 26. &
again.

word that God putteth in my mouth, 1 Kings 22. 26 And the angel of the Lord went that shall I speak. further, and stood in a narrow place, 39 And Balaam went with Balak, where was no way to turn either to and they came unto 1 Kirjath-huzoth. 11.0r, A city

of streets. the right hand or to the left.

40 And Balak offered oxen and sheep,
27 And when the ass saw the angel and sent to Balaam, and to the princes
of the LORD, she fell down under that were with him.
Balaam : and Balaam's anger was 41 And it came to pass on the mor-
kindled, and he smote the ass with row, that Balak took Balaam, and
a staff.

brought him up into the high places i Deut. 12 2 28 And the LORD "opened the mouth of Baal, that thence he might see the

of the ass, and she said unto Balaam, utmost part of the people. 1

What have I done unto thee, that
thou hast smitten me these three

CHAPTER XXIII.
times?

Balak's sacrifices and Balaam's parables.
29 And Balaam said unto the ass, ND Balaam said unto Balak,
Because thou hast mocked me: I

would there were a sword in mine and prepare me here seven oxen and
: Prov. 12. 10. hand, 'for now would I kill thee.
7 2 Pet. 2. 16. 30 % And the ass said unto Balaam, 2 And Balak did as Balaam had

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Balak's sacrifices and

NUMBERS.

the parables of Balaam.

b ver. 14, 30.

ram.

c ver. 15.

d ch. 24, 1.

Mal, 3. 6.
Rom. 11. 29.
Tit. 1. 2
James 1. 17.

solitary. e ver. 16.

22. 17. Num. 22. 12.

fver. 16. ch.22.

29. 45, 46. & 33. 14. a Ps. 89. 15.

c Deut. 33. 17. Job 39. 10, 11

& ver.19. ch.24. 3, 15, 23. Job

Ps. 78. 2.
Ez. 17. 2.
Mic. 2. 4.
Hab. 2. 6.

i 1 Sam. 17.10.

44. 1.

e Gen. 49. 9.

B. C. 1452. spoken; and Balak and Balaam "of-| And Balak said unto him, What hath B. C. 1452. fered on every altar a bullock and a the LORD spoken?

18 And he took up his parable, and 3 And Balaam said unto Balak, said, ' Rise up, Balak, and hear; heark- Judg. 8. 20. "Stand by thy burnt offering, and I en unto me, thou son of Zippor : will go : peradventure the Lord will 19 u God is not a man, that he should u1Sam. 15. 29. come a to meet me, and whatsoever lie; neither the son of man, that he

he sheweth me I will tell thee. And should repent: hath he said, and shall || Or, he went il he went to a high place.

he not do it? or hath he spoken, and 4 € And God met Balaam : and he shall he not make it good ? said unto him, I have prepared seven 20 Behold, I have received comaltars, and I have offered upon every mandment to bless : and 'he hath Gen. 12. 2. & altar a bullock and a ram.

blessed; and I cannot reverse it. 5 And the LORD 'put a word in 21 y He hath not beheld iniquity in y Rom. 4. 7, 8. 35. Deut.18

. Balaam's mouth, and said, Return | Jacob, neither hath he seen perverse

unto Balak, and thus thou shaltness in Israel : ? the Lord his God is z Ex. 13. 21. & speak.

with him, a and the shout of a king is 6 And he returned unto him, and, among them. lo, he stood by his burnt sacrifice, 22 God brought them out of Egypt; 6 ch. 24. 8. he, and all the princes of Moab. he hath as it were the strength of a

7 And he took up his parable, and unicorn. 2. 1. & 29.1. said, Balak the king of Moab hath

23 Surely there is no enchantment brought me from Aram, out of the l' against Jacob, neither is there any | Or, in. mountains of the east, saying, "Come, divination against Israel : according

curse me Jacob, and come, defy Is- to this time it shall be said of Jah ch.22.6,11,17. rael.

cob and of Israel, What hath God a Ps. 31. 12. & k (s. 47. 12, 13. 8 How shall I curse, whom God wrought!

hath not cursed ? or how shall I defy, 24 Behold, the people shall rise up
whom the Lord hath not defied ? as a great lion, and lift up himself as
9 For from the top of the rocks I a young lion : 'he shall not lie down ? Gen. 49. 27.
see him, and from the hills I behold until he eat of the prey, and drink
him: lo, 'the people shall dwell the blood of the slain.

alone, and mshall not be reckoned 25 | And Balak said unto Balaam, Eph. 2. 14. among the nations.

Neither curse them at all, nor bless 10 - Who can count the dust of Ja-them at all.

cob, and the number of the fourth part 26 But Balaam answered and said + Heb.my soul, of Israel ? Let me die "the death of unto Balak, Told not I thee, saying, or, my life.

the righteous, and let my last end be 5 All that the Lord speaketh, that I sver.12 ch.22
like his !
must do ?

38. 1 Kings 11 And Balak said unto Balaam, 27 | And Balak said unto Balaam, p ch. 22. 11, 17. What hast thou done unto me? PI Come, I pray thee, I will bring thee h ver. 18

took thee to curse mine enemies, and, unto another place ; peradventure it
behold, thou hast blessed them alto- will please God that thou mayest
gether.

curse me them from thence.
12 And he answered and said, 9 Must 28 And Balak brought Balaam unto
I not take heed to speak that which the top of Peor, that looketh toward ich. 21. 20.
the Lord hath put in my mouth? Jeshimon.

13 And Balak said unto him, Come, 29 And Balaam said unto Balak,
I pray thee, with me unto another Build me here seven altars, and pre-
place, from whence thou mayest see pare me here seven bullocks and sev-
them: thou shalt see but the utmost en rams.
part of them, and shalt not see them 30 And Balak did as Balaam had
all: and curse me them from thence. i said, and offered a bullock and a ram
14 | And he brought him into the on every

altar.
|| Or, The hill. field of Zophim, to the top of Pis-
gah, "and built seven altars, and offer-

CHAPTER XXIV.
ed a bullock and a ram on every altar. Balaam foretelleth the happiness of Israel. 10 Balak
15 And he said unto Balak, Stand

in anger dismisscth him. 15 Hle prophesieth of the

Star of Jacob, and of the destruction of surdry na-
here by thy burnt offering, while I
meet the LORD yonder.

ND when Balaam saw that it
16 And the Lord met Balaam, and

a ch. 33. 3, 15. • ver. 5 ch. 22. Sput a word in his mouth, and said, he went not, as at 4other times, + to Go again unto Balak, and say thus. seek for enchantments, but he set his

meeting of en. 17 And when he came to him, be- face toward the wilderness. hold, he stood by his burnt offering,

2 And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and the princes of Moab with him. / and he saw Israel abiding in his tents ch. 2 2. &c.

I Deut. 33, 28. m Ex. 33. 16. Ezra 9. 2.

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