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The Reubemts and Gadites Chap. xxxij. Tue for their inheritance.

3 Araroth, and Dibon, and Jazerrand che fenced cities, because of the inhabiNimrah, and Helhbon, and Elealeh, tants of the land. and Shebam, and Nebo, and Beon; 18 We will not return unto our hou

4 Even the country which the LORD ses, until the children of Israel bave in(more before the congregation of Israel, herited every man his inheritance : es a land for cattle, and thy servants 19 For we will not inherit wich whem have cattle.

on yonder side Jordan, or forward; bes Wherefore, said they, if we have cause our inheritance is fallen to us on found grace in thy fight, let this land this side Jordan east-ward, be given unto thy fervants for a polo 20 ( And Moses said unto chem, Ifye Lellion, and bring us not over Jordan. will do this thing, if ye will go armed

6 ( And Moses said unto the children before the LORD to war, of Gad, and to the children of Reu 21 And will go all of you armed over ben, Shall your brethren go to war, Jordan before che LORD, until he hath and shall ye lit here?

driven out his enemies from before him, 7 And wherefore discourage ye che 22 And the land be subdued before heart of the children of Israel from ge- che LORD : chen afterward ye shall reing over into the land which the LORD turn, and be guildless before the LORD, back given them?

and before Israel; and this land shall be 8 Thus did your fathers, when I sent your possession before the Lord. them from Kadesh-barnea to see the land, 23 But if ye will not do so, behold,

9 For when they went up unto the ye have finned against the LORD: and valley of Ecol, and saw the land, they be sure your fin will find you out. discouraged the heart of the children 24. Build ye cities for your little ones,

of Israel, that they should not go into and folds for your sheep; and do that the land which the LORD had given which hath proceeded out of your moach them.

25. And the children of Gad, and the 10. And the Lords anger was kindled children of Reuben spake unto Moses, the same time, and he fware, saying, Faying, Thy servants will do as my lord

ni Surely none of the men that came kommandech. up out of Egypt, from twenty years old 26 Our little ones, our wives, our and upward, thall see the land which I focks, and all our cattle, shall be there fware unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and in the cities of Gilead. unto Jacob; because they bave not whol 27 But thy servants will pass over, ly followed me :

every man armed for war, before the 12 Save Caleb the son of Jephunneh Lord to battle, as my lord faith. the Kenezite, and Joshua the son of 28 So concerning them Mofes comNun: for they have wholly followed manded Eleazar the priest, and Joshua che LORD.

the son of Nun, and the chief fachers of 13 And the LORDS anger was kind- the tribes of the children of Israel: led against Israel, and he made them 29 And Moses said unto chem, If the wander in the wilderness forty years, children of Gad, the children of until all the generation that had done Reuben will pass with you over Jordan, evil in the fight of the LORD was con- every man armed to battle before che fumed.

LORD, and the land shall be subdued 14 And behold, ye are risen up in before you; then ye fhall give them the your fathers stead, an increase of sinful land of Gilead for a poffeffion : men, to augment yet che fierce anger of 30 But if they will not pass over with the LORD toward Israel.

you armed, they hall have possessions 15 For if ye turn away from after among you in the land of Canaan. him, he will yet again leave them in 3. And the children of Gad, and the the wilderness, and ye shall destroy all children of Reuben answered, saying, this people.

As the Lord hach said unto thy servants, 16. And they came near unto him, so will we do. and said, We will build sheep-folds here 32 We will pass over armed before for our cattle, and cities for our little che LORD into the land of Canaan, that

the possession our inheritance on this 17 But we our selves will go ready fide Jordan may be ours. armed before the children of Israel, un 33 And Moles gave unto them, even til we have brought them unto their to the children of Gad, and to the place; and our little ones shall dwellin children of Reuben, and unto half the



The jorrrneys of


the Ifraelites. tribe of Manasseh the son of Joseph, the turned again unto Pi-habiroth, which kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, is before Baal-zephon: and they pitchand the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, ed before Migdoi. the land with the cities thereof, in the 8 And they departed from before Piceasts. even che cities of the country hahiroth, and palled through the midt round abour.

of the sea, into the wilderness, and went 34 And the children of Gad built three days journey in the wilderness of Dibon, and Alaroth, and Aroer, Etham, and pitched in Marah.

35. And Acroch, Shophan, and Jaazer, 9. And they removed from Marah,and and Jogbehah,

came unto Elim: & in Elim were twelve 36 And Bech-nimrah,and Beth-haran, fountains of water, and threescore and fenced cities : and folds for theep: ten palm-trees; and they pitched there.

37. And the children of Reuben built 10 And they removed from Elim, and Helhbon, and Elcaleh, and Kirja chaim, encamped by the Red sea.

38 And Nebo, and Baal-mcon (their 11 And they removed from the Red names being changed) and Shibmah: sea, and encamped in the wilderness of and gave other names untu the cities Sin. which they builded.

12 And they took their journey out 39 and the children of Machir che of the wilderness of Sin, and encamped Son of Manasseh went to Gilead, and in Dophkah. took it, and dispoiletled che Amorie 13 And they departed from Dophkah, which was in it.

and encamped in Alush. 40 And Moses gave Gilead unto Ma 14 And they removed from Alush, chir the son of Manafsch; and he dwelt and encamped ac Rcphidim, where was therein.

no water for the people to drink. 41 And Tair the son of Manaffeh went 15 And they departed from Rephiand took ihe small towns thereof, and dim, and pitched in the wilderness of called chem Havoth-jair.

Sinai. 42 And Nobah went and took Kea 16 And they removed from the desert nath, and the villages thereof, and caloj of Sinai, and pitched at Kibroth-harled it Nobah, after his own name. taavah. CH A P. XXXII).

17 And they departed from KibrochTwo and forty journeys of the Isra- hartaavah, and encamped at Hazeroch. elites. The Canaanites are to be 18 And diey departed from Hazedestroyed.

roch, and pitched in Richmah. *Hcle are the journeys of the chil 19 And they departed from Richmah,

dren of Israel, which went forch and pitched at Kimmon-parez. out of the land of Egypt, with their ar 20 And they departed from Rimmonmies, under the hand of Moses and parez, and pitched in Libnah. Aaron.

21 And they removed from Libnah, 2 And Moses wrote their goings out and pitched at Rissab. according to their journeys, by the con 22 And they journeyed from Rissah, mandment of the Lord i and these are and pitched in Kchelathab. their journeys according to their goings 23. And they went from Kehelachah,

and pitched in mount Shapher. 3 And they departed from Rameses 24. And they removed from mount in the first month, on the fifteenth day Shapher, and encamped in Haradah. of the first month: on the morrow afier 25 And chey removed from Haradah, the patlover, the children of Israel went and pitched in Makhcloth. out with an high band in the light of all 26 And they removed from Makhethe Egyptians.

loth, and encamped at Tabath. 4 (For the Egyptians buried all their 27 And chey departed from Tahath, ford-born, which the LORD had imitten and pitched at Tarah. among them : upon their gods also the 28 And they removed from Tarah, LORD executed judgments)

and pitched in Michcah. siAnd the children of Israel removed 29 And chey went from Mithcab, and from Rameses, and pitched in Succoch. pitched in Hashmonah.

6 And they departed from Succoth, 30 And they departed from Hashmoand pitched in Etham, which w in the nah, and encamped at Moseroch. edge of the wilderness.

31 And they departed from Moseroch, 7 And they removed from Etham, and and pitched in Bene-jaakan.



24 And

The Canaanites to be destroyed. Chap. xxxiv. The'borders of the land. 32 And they removed from Bene-jaa- tants of the land, and dwell therein: for kan, and encamped at Hor-hagidgad. I have given you the land to possess it.

3} And they went from Hor-hagid 54 And ye shall divide the land by lor, gad, and pitched in Jotbathah. for an inheritance among your families, 34 And chey removed from Jotbathah, and to the mo ye shall

give the more inand encamped at Ebronah.

heritance, and to che fewer ye shall give 35 And chey departed from Ebronah, che less inheritance: every mans inheriand encamped at Ezion-gaber. tance shall be in the place where his lot

36 And they removed from Ezion- fallech ; according to the cribes of your gaber, and pitched in the wilderness of fathers, ye shall inherit. Zin, which is Kadesh.

$But if ye will not drive out the in37 And they removed from Kadesh, habitants of the land from before you ; and pitched in mount Hor, in the edge then it shall come to pass, chat those of the land of Edom.

which ye lec remain of them, shall be 38 And Aaron the priest went up into pricks in your cyes and thorns in your mount Hor, at the commandment of the fides, and thall vex you in the land LORD, and died there in the forciech wherein ye dwell. year, after the children of Israel were 56 Moreover, it shall come to pass, come out of che land of Egypt, in the that I shall do unto you, as I thought to frit day of the fifth month.

do unto them. 39 And Aaron was an hundred and

CHA P. XXXIV. twenty and three years old, when he 1 The borders of the land. 16 The names died in mount Hor.

of the men which foall divide it. 40. And king Arad the Canaanite in , A Naying,

Nd the Lord spake unto Mofes, of Canaan) heard of the coming of 2 Command the children of Israel, che children of Israel.

and say unto them, When ye come into 41 And they deparred from mount the land of Canaan (chis is the land that Hor, and pitched in Zalmonah, shall fall unto you for an inherirance,

42 And they departed from Zalmon even the land of Canaan with the coafts nah, and pitched in Punon.

chereof) 43 And they departed from Punon, 3. Then your fouth-quarter shall be and pitched in Oboch.

froni the wilderness of Zin, along by 44 And they departed from Oboch, the coast of Edom, and your south-borand pitched in lje-abarim, in the bor- der shall be the outmoft coast of the der of Moab.

sale-fea eaft-ward. 45 And they departed from Iim, and 4 And your border shall curn from the piti hed in Dibon-gad.

south to che ascent of Akrabbim, and 46 And they removed from Dibon- pass on to Zin and the going forth gai, & encamped in Almon-diblathaim. thereof shall be from the fouch to Ka

47 And they removed from Almon- desh-barnca, and shall go on to Hazardiblachaim, and pitched in the moun- addar, and pass on to Azmon. tains of Abarim, before Nebo.

Sand the border shall fetch a compass 48 And they departed from the moun- from Azmon unto the river of Egype, and tains of Abarin, and pitched in the che goings out of it shall be at the sea. plains of Moab, by Jordan near Jericho. 6 and as for the western borde“, you

49 And they pitched by Jordan from Thall even have the great fea for a bor. Bech-jefimoth, even unto Abel-Thircim, der: this shall be your west-border. in the plains of Moab.

7 And this Thall be your norch-bor50 And che Lord spake unto Moses, der ; from the great sea, you shall point in the plains of Moab, by Jordan near out for you mount Hor. Jericho, saying,

8 From mount Hor ye shall point out $1 Speak unco the children of Israel, your border unto the entrance of Haand say unto them, When ye are passed mach : and the goings forth of the borover Jorda', into the land of Canaan; der shall be to Zedad.

$? Then ye thall drive out all the in 9. And the border shall go on to habitants of the land from before you, Ziphron, and che goines out of ic shall and deftroy all their piðures, and de- be at Hazar-enan : this shall be your ftroy all their molien imayes, and quirc north-bordet. pluck down all their high places. 10 And ye shall point out your eaft

33 And ye shall dispostess the inhabio border from Hazar-enan to Shcpham.

dren of Israel, fayingThis which

and Ache plains of Moab by Jordan

Their names that divided the land. Numbers. The fix cities of refuge.

11 And the coast shall go down from children of Naphtali, Pedael che son of Shepham to Riblah, on the east-side of Ammihud. Ain; and the border shall descend, and 29 These are they whom the LORD shall reach unto the side of the sea of commanded to divide che inheritance Chinnorech east-ward.

unto the children of Israel in the land 12 And the border shall go down to of Canaan. Jordan, and the goings out of it Mall be.

CHA P. XXXV. at the salt-sea: This

shall be your land i Eight and forry cities given to the Lewith the coasts thereof round about. vites. 6 Six of them to be cities of re13 And Moses commanded the chil fuge.. 9. The laws of murder.

, LORD commanded to give unto the near Jericho, saying, nine tribes and to the half-tribe.

2 Command the children of Israel, 14 For the tribe of the children of that they give unto the Levices of the Reuben, according to the house of their inheritance of their pofseflion, cities to fathers, and the tribe of the children of dwell in: and ye shall give also unto the Gad, according to the house of their fa- Levites suburbs for the cities round athers, have received their inheritance, and bour them. half the tribe of Manaffeh have received 3 And the cities shall they have to their inheritance.

dwell in, and the suburbs of them (hall 15 The two tribes and the half-tribe be for their cattle, and for their goods, have received cheir inheritance on this and for all their beasts. fide Jordan near Jericho, east-ward, to 4. And the suburbs of the cities which ward the sun-rising.

ye shall give unto the Levites, soall reach 16 ( And the LORD spake unto Mo- from the wall of the city and outward, ses, saying

a thousand cubits round about. 17 These are the names of the men s And ye shall measure from without which shall divide the land unto you: che city on the east-lide two thousand Eleazar che priest, and Joshua the son cubits, and on the south-side two chou. of Nun.

fand cubits, and on the west-side two 18 And ye shall take one prince of thousand cubits, and on the norch-lide every tribe, to divide the land by inhe- two thoufand cubits: and the city fall ritance.

be in the midft : dis shall be to them the 19. And the names of the men are suburbs of the cities. these : of the tribe of Judah, Caleb che 6 And among the cities which ye sha!! son of Jephunnch.

give unto the Levites, there foall be fix 20 And of the tribe of the children cities for refuge, which ye shall appoint of Simeon, Shemuel the son of Ammi- for the man-Player, chat he may Ace hud.

thicher : and to them ye shall add forty 21 Of the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad and two cities. the son of Chillon.

7 Se all the cities which ye shall give 22 And the prince of the tribe of to the Levites, shall be forty and eight cithe children of Dan, Bukki che son of ties: them fallyegive with their suburbs. Jogli.

8 And the cities which ye shall give, 23 The prince of the children of Jo- Nall be of the poffeffion of the children feph, for the tribe of the children of of Israel : from them that have many, ye Manasseb, Hanniel the son of Ephod. mall give many; but from them that

24 And the prince of the tribe of bave few, ye flxall give few : every one the children of Ephraim, Kemuel che thall give of his cities unto the Levites

, son of Shiphran.

according to his inheritance which he 25 And the prince of the tribe of the inheritech. the children of Zebulun, Elizaphan 99 And the LORD spake unto Mothe son of Párnach.

ses, saying, 26 And the prince of the tribe of the 10 Speak unto the children of Israel, children of Isachar, Paltiel the son of and fay unto them, When ye be come Azzan.

over Jordan into the land of Canaan: 27. And the prince of the tribe of the 11 Then ye shall appoint you cities, chiktren of Alher, Ahibud the son of to be cities of refuge for you ; that the Shelomi.

flayer may fee chither which killech any 28 And the prince of the tribe of the person at unawares.

12 And

put to death.

The laws of murder. Chap. XXXV, XXXyi. No fatisfa&tion for murder.

12 And they shall be unto you citics him wichout che borders of the city of for refuge from the avenger ; that the his refuge, and the revenger of blood man-slayer die not, until he stand before kill the Nayer; he shall not be guilty of che congregation in judgment.

blood : 13 And of chese citics which ye shall 28 Because he should have remained give, fix cities shall ge have for refuge. in che city of his refuge, until the death

14. Ye shall give three cities on this of the high priest: but after the death Side Jordan, and three cities Challyegive of the high priest, the slayer shall return in the land of Canaan, which shall be into the land of his poffesfion. cities of refuge.

29 So chese things shall be for a statute 15 These lix cities shall be a refuge, of judgment unto you, chroughout your berh for che children of Israel, and for generations in all your dwellings. the stranger, and for the sojourner a 30 Whoso killech any person, the mong chem: chat every one chat kill murderer shall be put to death by the ech any person unawares, may flee this mouth of witnesses: but one witness shall ther.

not teftifie against any person, to cause 16 And if he smite him with an in him to die. ftrument of iron (so that he die) he is 3! Moreover, ye shall take no fatifa a murderer : che murderer shall surely faáion for the life of a murderer, which be

is guilty of deach : but he shall be surely 17 And if he smite him with chrowing put to deach. a tone (wherewith he may die) and he 32 And ye shall take no satisfaction die, he is a murderer: the murderer Niall for him that is Aed to the city of his Surely be pur to deach.

refuge, that he should come again to 18 Or if he smite him with an hand dwell in the land, until the death of the weapon of wood (wherewith he maydie) priest. and he die, he is a murderer: the mur 33 So ye shall not pollute the land derer shall surely be put to deach. wherein ye are : for blood it defitech che

19 The reyenger of blood himself shall land : and the land cannot be cleansed Play the murderer: when he meetech him, of the blood that is shed cherein, but by he shall slay him.

the blood of him that shed it. 20 But if he chrust him of hatred, or 34 Defile not cherefore che land which hurl ac him by laying of wait, that he die; ye shall inhabit, wherein I dwell: for

21 Or in enmity Tmite him with his I the LORD dwell among the children hand, that he die: he that (mote hin of Israel. shall surely be put to death; for he is

CHA P. XXXVI. a murderer: the revenger of blood shall 1. The inconvenience of the inheritance of flay the murderer, when he meeteth da:ighters, 5 is remedied bing marrying him.

in their own tribes,

Nd the chief fathers of the families out enmity, or have cast upon him any thing withouc laying of wait; of Michir, the son of Manall:h, of the

23 Or with any stone wherewith a man families of the sons of Joseph came near, may die, seeing hin pot, and caftit upon and spake before Mofes, and before die him that he dic, and was not his enemy, princes the chief fachers of the children neither fought his harm :

of Israel: 24 Then che congregation shall judge 2 And they said, The LORD combetween che flayer, and the revenger of manded my lord to give ti e land for an blood, according to chefe judgments. inheritance by lot to the children of IC25 And the congregation Mall deliver rael: and inylord was commanded by the the slayer out of the hand of che reven- LORD to give the inheritance of Zeloger of blood, and the congregation shall phehad our brother, unto his daughters, restore him to the city of his refuge, 3 And if they be married to any of whither he was fled ; and he shall a- the sons of the other tribes of the chilbide in it unto the death of the high dren of Israel; then Miali chcir inheripriest, which was anointed with the tance be taken from the inheritance of holy oyl.

our fathers, and fhall be put to the inhe26 But if the slayer shall at any time ritance of the tribe whereunto they are come without the border of the city of received : so shall it be taken from de his refuge, whither he was fed ; lot of our inheritance. 27 And the revenger of blood find 4 And when the jubile of che chil


m. But if he chruft him suddenly with: A Nof the children of Gilead, the fon

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