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Moles Speech Deuteronomy.
to the Israelites. Hren of Israel shall he, then shall their chat che children of Įsrael may, enjoy inheritance be put unto the inheritance every man the inheritance of his faa of the cribe whereunto they are received: chers. fo Thall cheir inheritance be taken away 9 Neicher shall the inheritance remove from the inheritance of the cribe of our from one tribe to another tribe; but every fachers.
one of the tribes of the children of Israel 5 And Mofes commanded the children shall keep himself to his own inherio of Israel, according to the word of the cance. LORD, saying, The tribe of the sons of 10 Even as the LORD commanded Joseph hath said well.
Moses, so did the daughters of Zelo6 This is the thing which the LORD phehad. doch command concerning the daughters 11 For Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, of Zelophehad, saying, Ler chem marry and Milkah, and Noah, the daughters of to whom they think beft; only to the Zelophehad, were married unto their family of the tribe of their father shall fathers brothers sons. they marry:
12 And they were married into the 7 So shall not che inheritance of the families of the sons of Manasseh the son children of Ifrael remove from tribe to of Jofeph, and their inheritance remain
Tribe : for every one of the children of ed in the tribe of the family of their Israel shall keep himself to the inheri- father. tance of the tribe of his fact.ers. 13 These are the commandments and
8 And every daughter that poffeffcth the judgments, which the LORD coman inheritance in any tribe of the chil- manded by the hand of Mofes, unto the dren of Ifrael, shall be wife unto one of children of Israel in the plains of Moab, ihe family of the cribe of her father, by Jordan near Jericho. The Fifth Book of MOSES, called DEUTERONOMY. CHAP. I.
and unto all the places nigh thereunto, in * Mofes in the end of the fortieth year the plain, in the hills, and in the vale,
briefly rehearseth the story, 6 of Gods and in che fouch, and by the sea-side promise, 34 and bis anger for their in- to the land of the Canaanites, and unto, creduliry, 41 and disobedience. Lebanon, unto the great river the river
Hele be the words which Mo• Euphrates.
ses spake unto all Israel, on 8 Behold, I have set the land before this side Jordan in the wilder- you: go in and possess the land which
nels, in the plain over against the LORD sware unto your fachers, the Red Sea, between Paran and To, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give phel, and Laban, and Hazeroth, and unto them, and to their seed after Dizahab.
them. 2 (There are eleven days journey from 9 And I spake unto you at that time, Horeb by the way of mount Seir, unto saying, I am not able to bear you my Kadeth-barnea)
self alone : 3 And it came to pass in the fortieth 10 The LORD your God hath multiyear, in the eleventh month, on the first plied you, and behold, you are this day day of the month, that Moles spake unto as the stars of hicaven for multitude. the children of Israel, according unco 11 (The Lord God of your fachers all-that the LORD had given him in com- make you a chousand times so many mo mandment unto them;
as ye are, and bless you as he hach pro1.4. After he had sain Sihon che king mised you) of the Amorites, which dwelt in Hesh 12 How can I myself alone bear your bon, and Og the king of Bashan, which cumbrance, and your burden, and your dwest at Astaroth in Edrei ;
ftrife? 5 On this side Jordan, in the land of 13. Take ye wife men and under Moab, began Moses to declare this law, Atanding, and known among your [aying,
tribes, and I will make them rulers over 6 The LORD Our God spake unto us you. in Horeb, saying, Ye have dwelt long 14 And ye answered me, and said, enough in this mount:
The thing which thou haft spoken, is 7. Turn you, and take your journey, good for us to do. and go to the mount of the Amorites, Is So I took the chief of your tribes,
A repetition of Jundry
stories and pallages. wise men and known, and made them brethren have discouraged our heart, heads over you, captains over thousands, saying, The pecple is greater and calier and captains over hundreds, and captains than we, the cities are great and walover fifties, and captains over tens, and led up to heaven, and moreover we officers among your tribes.
have seen the sons of the Anakims 16 And I charged your judges ar that there. time, saying, Hear the causes berween 29 Then I said unto you, Dread norg your brethren, and judge righteously be- neither be afraid of them. tween every man and his brother, and 30 The LORD your God which gothe stranger that is with him.
ech before you, he mall fight for you, 17 Ye shall not respeâ persons in according to all that he did for you judgment, but you shall hear the small as in Egypt before your eyes: well as the great ; you shall not be a 3* And in the wilderness, where thou fraid of the face of man, for the judg- hast seen how char the LORD thy God ment is Gods : and the cause that is too bare thee as a man doch bear his son, in
hard for you, 'bring it unto me, and I all che way that ye went, until ye came will hear it.
into this place.. 18 And I commanded you at that time 32 Yet in this ching ye did not believe all the things which ye should do. the LORD your God,
19.( And when we departed from 33 Who went in the way before you Horeb, we went through all chat great to search you out a place to pitch your. and terrible wilderness, which you saw tents in, in fire by night to thew you by che way of the mountain of the A- by what way ye should go, and in a morites, as the LORD our God com- cloud by day. manded us ; and we came to Kadesh 34 And the Lord heard the voice of barnea.
your words, and was wroth, and sware, 20 And I said unto you, Ye are come saying, unto che mountain of the Amorites, 35 Surely there shall not one of chefe which the LORD our God doch give men of this evil generation see that good unto us.
land which I fware to give unto your 21 Behold, the LORD thy God hath fathers; fer the land before chec : go up and por. 36 Save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, Vefs it, as the LORD God of thy fachers he mall see it, and to him will I give hach said unto thee ; fear not, neither the land chat he hath troden upon, and be discouraged.
to his children, because he hath wholly 22 S And ye came near unto me eve- followed the LORD. ry one of you, and said, We will send 37 Also the Lord was angry with me men before us, and they shall search us for your sakes, saying, Thou also shalt out the land, and bring us word again not go in thither. by what way we must go up, and into 38 But Joshua the son of Nun, whichi what cities we shall come.
ftandech before thee, he mall go in this 23 And the saying pleased me well : ther. Encourage bim: for he shall caule and I took twelve men of you, one of a Israel to inherit it. tibe.
39 Moreover, your little ones, whicli 24. And they turned and went up in- ye said should be a prey, and your chilto the mountain, and came unto the val- dren’ which in that day had no knowley of Eshcol, and searched it out. ledge between good and evil, they shall
23. And they took of the fruit of the go in thither, and unto them will I give land in their hands, and brought it down it, and they Thall possess it. unto.us, and brought us word again, and 40 But as for you, turn ye, and take faid, It is a good land, which the LORD your journey into the wilderness, by the our God doch give us.
way of the Red (ca. 26 Notwithstanding ye would not go 41 Then ye answered and faid unto me, up, but rebelled against the command. We have linned against the LORD, we ment of the LORD your God.
will go up and fight, according to all that 27 And ye murmured in your rents, the LORD our God commanded us. And and said, Because the LORD haced us, when ye had girded on every man his he hach brought us forth out of the land weapons of war, ye were ready to go up of Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of into the hill. the Amorites, to deftroy us.
42 And the LORD said unto me, Say 28 Whicher Mall we go up? our unto them, Go not up, neither fight, for
Edom, Mosh, and
Ammon to be spared. Tam not among you ; left ye be smitten cause I have given Ar unto che children before your enemies.
of Lot for a poffeffion. 43. So I spake unto you, and ye
would 10 The Emims dwelt cherein in times not hear, but rebelled against che com- paft, a people great, and many,and call mandment of the LORD, and went pre- as the Anakims; Sumptuously up into the hill.
11 Which also were accounted giants, 44. And the Amorites which dwelt in as the Anakims, but the Moabites cali chat mountain, came out against you, and them Enims. chased you as bees do, and destroyed you 12 The Horims also dwelt in Seir bejän Seir, even unto Hormah.
fore-time, but the children of Esau suc1:45 And ye returned and wept before ceeded them when they had destroyed the LORD ; but the LORD would not them from before them, and dwele in iheasken to your voice, norgive car unco cheir stead, as Ifrael did unto che land you.
of his poffeflion, which che LORD gave 46 So ye abode in Kadesh many days, unto them. according unto che days that ye abode 13 Now rise up, said I, and get you here.
over the brook Zered : and we went on CHAP. II.
ver the brook Zered. The story is continued touching the Edon 14 And the space in which we came mites, 9 the Moabites, 17 the Ame from Kadelh-barnea , until we were monites, 24 and Sihon the Amorite. come over the brook Zered, was thirty
'Hen we turned, and took our jour- and eight years; until all the generation of the Red sea, as the LORD spake unto among the host, as the LORD (ware unto me: and we compared mount Seir many them. days.
15 For indeed the hand of the LORD 2 And the LORD spake unto me, was against them, to destroy them from Saying,
among the host, until they were con3 Ye have compassed this mountain sumed. Along enough: turn you norch-ward. 16 ( So it came to pass, when all che
And command thou the people, men of war were consumed and dead saying, Ye are to pass through the coast from among the people, of your brethren che children of Esau, 17 That the LORD spake unto me, which dwell in Seir, and they shall be saying, afraid of you : take ye good heed unto 18 Thou art to pass over through Ary your selves therefore.
che coast of Moab, this day. 5 Meddle not with them; for I will 19 And when thou comeft nigh over not give you of their land, no not so against the children of Ammon, distress much as a foot- breadth, because I have them not, nor meddle wich chem: for I given mount Seir unto Esau for a pof- will not give thec of the land of the Tellion.
children of Ammon any poffeffion, be6 Ye shall buy mear of them for mo- cause I have given it unto che children of ney, that ye may ear; and ye shall allo Lor for a poffeffion. buy water of them for money, that ye 20 ( Thar alfo was accounted a land
of giants, giants dwelt cherein in obd 7 For the LORD thy God hach bler- time, and the Ammonites call them Zamfed chce in all the works of chy hand : zummims, he knoweth thy walking, through this 21 A people great, and
many, and talla great wilderness : chese forty years the as the Anakims; but the LORD destroyLORD thy God hath bees with chee, thou ed them before them and they succeeded haft lacked nothing.
them, and dwelt in their stead : 8 And when we passed by from our 22 As he did to the children of Eram brethren the children of Elau, which which dwele in Seir, when he deftroyed dwelt in Seir, through the way of the the Horims from before them, and they plain from Elach, and from Ezion-gaber, succeeded them, and dwel in their stead sve turned and passed by the way of the cven unto this day : wilderness of Moab.
23 And the Avims which dwelt ind 9 And the LORD said unto me, Di- Hazerim, even unto Azzah, the Caphroo itreis not the Moabites, neither contend rims which came forch out of Caphcor, with when in bartle: for I will not give deftroyed them, and dwelt in their Thee of their land for a poffeffion, be- Acad.)
The conquest of Sibon and Og. Chap. ii, ii. Their land distributed. 24 ( Rise ye up, take your journey,
CHA P. III. and pass over the river Arnon: behold, - Og king of Basban. 23 Mofes prayer to I have given into thy hand Sibon the A enter into the land. 26 He is permitzed morite king of Heshbon, and his land :
to fee it. begin to possessin, and contend with him 'Hen we turned and went up the way in battle.
to Balhan: and Og the king of 25 This day will I begin to put the Balhan came out against us, he and all dread of thee, and the fear of chee, upon his people, to battle ar Edrei. the nations that are under the whole hea 2 And the LORD said unto me, Fear ven, who shall hear report of thee, and him not: for I will deliver him, and all Thall tremble, and be in anguish because his people, and his land into thy hand, of thee.
and thou shalt do unto him as chou did it 26 ( And I sent messengers out of unto Sihon king of the Amorices, which the wilderness of Kedemoth, unto Sihon dwelt at Helhbou. king of Helhbon, with words of peace, 3 So the LORD our God delivered saying,
into our hands Og also the king of Ba27 Let me pass through thy land : Ishan, and all his people: and we lmote will go along by the high-way, I will him
until none was left to him remaisha seither turn unto the right hand, nor to ing. the left.
4 And we took all his cities at chiae 28 Thou shalt sell me meat for money, time, there was not a city which we that I may eat; and give me water for took not from them, threescore cities, money; that I may drink: only I will all the region of Argob, the kingdom of pass through on my feet :
Og in Baihan. 29 (As the children of Efau which 5 All these cities were fenced with high dwelt in Seir, and the Moabites which walls, gaces and bars, beside unwalled dwell in Ar, did unto me) until I fhall towns a great many. pass over Jordan, into the land which 6 And we utterly destroyed them, as the LORD our God giveth us.
we did unto Sihon king of Helhbon, uras 30 But Sihon king of Heshbon would terly destroying che men, women, and not let us pass by him : for chę LORD thy children of every city. God hardned his fpirit, and made his 7 But all the cattle, and the spoil of heart obftinate, that he might deliver the cities, we took for a prey to our him into thy hand, as appearerh this day. felves.
3! And the LORD said unto me, Be 8. And we took at that time out of hold, I have begun to give Sihon and his che hand of che two kings of the Amoland before thee: begin to possess, that rites, the land chat was on this side Jorthou mayst inherit his land.
dan, from the river of Arnon unto mount 32 Then Sihon came out against us, Hermon: be and all his people, to fight at Jabaz. 9 (Which Hermon the Sidonians call
33. And the LORD Our God delivered Sirion : and the Amorites call it Shehim before us, and we smore him, and nir) his sons, and all his people.
16 All the cities of the plain, and all 34 And we took all his cities at that Gilead, and all Bashan, unto Salchah time, and utterly destroyed the men, and and Edrei, cities of the kingdom of og the women, and the little ones of every in Bahan : city, we left none to remain :
11. For only Og king of Bashan re35 Only the cattle we took for a prey mained of the remnant of giants; beunto our felves, and the spoil of the cities hold, his bed-stead was a bed-ftead of which we took.
iron : is it not in Rabbach of the chil36 From Aroer, which is by the brink dren of Ammon? nine cubits was che of the river of Arnon, and from che city length chereof, and four cubits che that is by the river, even unto Gilead, breadth of it, after the cubit of a man. there was not one city too strong for us : 12 And this land which we possessed the LORD our God delivered all unto us. at that time, from Aroer, which is by
37 Only unto the land of the children the river Arnon, and half mount Gilead, ef Ammon thou camest not, nor unto and the cities thereof, gave I unto che any place of the river Jabbok, nor unto Reubenites, and to the Gadites. the cities in the mountains, nor unto 13 And the rest of Gilead, and all Ba| whatsoever the LORD our God forbad Than, being the kingdom of Og, gave I US.
unto che half-tribe of Manafleh; all the
Mofes may not enter
into the land. region of Argob, wich all Bashan, which and nord:-ward, and fouth-ward, and was called the land of giants. caft-ward, and behold. it with chine
14 Jair the son of Manasseh took all eyes : for thou shalt not go over this the country of Argob, uno che coasts of Jordan. Geluri,and Maachathi ; and called them 28 But charge Joshua, and encourage after his own name, Baihan.havoh-jair, him, and Atrengehen him: for he shall unto this day.
go over before this people, and he shall 15 And I gave Gilead unto Machir. cause them to inherit the land which
16 And unto the Reubenites, and un- thou shalt see. to the Gadites, I gave from Gilead even 29 So we abode in the valley over 2unto the river Arnon, half che valley, gainst Bech-reor, and the border, even unto the river
CHA P. IV. Jabbok, which is the border of the chil- 1 An exhortation to obedience. 41 Moles dren of Ammon :
appointeih zhe three cities of refuge on 17. The plain aiso, and Jordan, and zhat side Fordan. the coast thereof, from Chinnerech even Ow cherefore hearken, O Israel,
unto the statutes, and unto the kea, under Afhdoth-pilgah east-ward. judgments which I teach you, for to do
18 9 And I commanded you at that them, chat ye may live, and go in and time, saying, The LORD your God hath posless the land which the LORD God of given you this land to pontils it : ye shall your fathers givech you. pass over armed before your brethren the 2 Ye thall not add unto the word children of Iiracl, all that are mect for which I command you, neither sball the war.
you diminish ought from it, chat ye may 19 But your wives, and your little ones, kcep che commandments of th: LORD and your cattle (for I know char ye have your God which I command you. much cattle ) shall abide in your cities 3 Your eyes have seen what the LORD which I have given you;
did because of Baal-peor : for all the 20 Until the LORD have given reft un- men that followed Baal-peor, che LORD to your brethren, as well as unto you, thy God hach destroyed chem from aand intil chey also posless che land which mong you. the LORD your God had given them 4 But ye that did cleave unto the
beyond Jordan : and then ihall ye return LORD your God, are alive every one of every man into his poffeflijn which I you this day. have given you.
$ Behold, I have taught you statutes 21 And I commanded Joshua at and judgments, even as the LORD my thac cime, saying, Thine eyes have seen God commanded me, that ye should all that the LORD your God hach done do so in the land whicher ye go to polunto chese two kings: so thall the LORD sess it. do unto all the kingdoms whicher thou 6 Keep cherefore and do them, for passeít.
this is your wildom and your under22 Ye shall not fear chem: for the standing in the fight of the nations, LORD your God he shall fight for you. which shall hear all these statutes, and
23 And I besought the LORD at that say, Surely this great nation is a wise and time, saying,
understanding people. 24 O Lord God, thou hast begun to 7 For what nation is there so great, thew thy servant chy greatness, and thy who hath God so nigh unto chem, as che migiuy hand: for what God is there in LORD Our God is in all things that we heaven or in earch, chat can do accord- call upon him for ? ing to thy worksand according to chy 8 And whar nation is there fo great, might?
chat hath statutes and judgments so righ ? 25 I pray thee let me go over, and see tcous, as all chis law which I ser before "the good land that is beyond Jordan, that you chis day? goodly mountain, and Lebanon. 9 Only take heed to thy self, and
26 But che LORD was wroth with me keep chy soul diligently, left thou forget for your fakes, and would not hear me: the things which thine eyes have seen, and the Lord said unto me, Let it fuf- and left they depart from thy heart all fice thee, spzak no more unto me of chis the days of thy life : buc teach chem chy
sons, and thy fons fons : 27 Get thee up into che top of Pir 10 Specially the day that thou stoodsti cah, and lift up thine eyes west-ward, before the LORD, aby God in Horeb,