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this day, ye have been rebellious against the LORD; and how much more after my death?

18 Gather unto me all the elders of your tribes, and your officers, that I may fpeak thefe words in their ears, and call heaven and earth to record against them.

29 For I know that after my death ye will utterly corrupt yourselves, and turn afide from the way which I have commanded you: and evil will befal you in the latter days, becaufe ye will do evil in the fight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger through the work of your hands.

30 And Mofes fpake in the ears of all the congregation of Ifrael the words of this fong, until they were ended. CHAP. XXXII.

1 Moferafong, which fetteth forth God's mercy and vengeance: 46 His exhortation. IVE Oye heavens, I speak;

Gvad hear, & hearth, the words of any


Chap. xxxil.

mercy and judgment. 17 They facrificed 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 un mindful, and haft forgotten God that formed

2 My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my fpeech fhall diftil as the dew; as the fmail rain upon the tender herb, and as the thowers upon the grafs :

3 Becaufe I will publish the name of the LORD; afcribe ye greatnefs unto our God.

4 He is the Rock, his work is perfect; for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth, and without iniquity, juft and right is be.

5 They have corrupted themselves; their fpot is not the spot of his children: they are a perverfe and crooked generation.

6 Do ye thus requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwife? Is not he thy father that hath bought thee Hath he not made thee, and established thee?

7 Remember the days of old, confider the years of many generations: aik thy father, and he will thew thee; thy elders, and they will tell thee!

8 When the Moft High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he feparated the fons of Adam, he fet the bounds of the people according to the number of the chilEren of Urael.


19 And when the LORD faw it he abhorred them, because the provoking of his fons and of his daughters.

20 And he faid, I will hide my face from them, I will fee what their end fall be: for they are a very froward generation, children

in whom is no faith.

21 They have moved me to jealoufy with that which is not God; they 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.

mall burn fire the lowest heil, and hall con

For a is kindled in anger, and

fume the earth with her increafe, and fet on fire the foundations of the mountains.

23 I will heap mifchiefs upon them; I will fpend mine arrows upon them.

24 They shall be burnt with hunger, and devoured with burning heat, and with bitter deftruction: I will alfo fend the teeth of beafts upon them, with the poifon of ferpents of the duft.

For the LORD'S portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.

10 He found him in a defert land, and in the wafte howling wildernefs: he led him about, he inftructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye.

Asan cagle stirreth up her neft, fluttereth over her young, fpreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings;

12 So the LORD alone did lead him, and there was no ftrange god with hin.

13 He made him ride on the high places of the earth, that he might eat the increafe of the fields, and he made him to fuck honey out of the rock, and oil out of the flinty rock;

14 Butter of kine, and milk of theep, with fat of lambs, and rams of the breed of Bafhan, and goats, with the fat of kidneys of wheat; and thou didst drink the pure blood of the grape. 15 Bur Jehurun waxed fat, and kicked: thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou art covered with fatnefs: then he forfook God which made him, and lightly efteemed the Rock of his falvation.

16 They provoked him to jealoufy with Arange gods, with abominations provoked they him to anger.

25 The fword without, and terror within, fhall deftroy both the young man and the virgin, the fuckling alfo, with the man of grey hairs.

20 I faid, I would fcatter them into cor. ners, I would make the remembrance of them to ceafe from among men :

27 Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy, left their adverfaries fhould behave themfelves ftrangely, and left they thould fay, Our hand is high, and the LORD hath not done all this.

28 For they are a nation void of counfel neither is there any understanding in them.

29 O that they were wife, that they underitood this, that they would confider their latter end!

30 How thould one chafe a thousand, and two put ten thoufand to flight, except their Rock had fold them, and the LORD had thut them up?

31 For their rock is not as our Rock, even our enemies themfelves being judges.

32 For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, and of the fields of Gomorrah: their grapes are grapes of gall, their clufters are bitter:

33 Their wine is the poifon of dragons, and the cruel venom of afps.

34 Is not this laid up in ftore with me, and fealed up among my treasures?

35 To me belongeth vengeance and recompenfe: their foot fhall flide in due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that fhall come upon them make hate.

36 For the LORD thall judge his people, and repent hinfelt for his fervants: when he feeth that their power is gone, and there is none thut up or left.

37 And he thall fay, Where are their gods, their rock in whom they truited;

38 Which did eat the fat of their facrifices, and drank the wine of their drink-offerings? Let them rife up and help you, and be your protection.

39 See now that I, even 1, am he, and thers GS

Mofes ordered to mount Nebo. DEUTERONOMY.

la no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.

40 For I lift up my hand to heaven, and lay, 1 live for ever.

41 IfI whet my glittering fword, and nine hand take hold on judgment; 1 will render vengeance to mine enemies, and will reward them that hate nie.

42 I will make mine arrows drunk with blood, and my fword thall devour flesh; and that with the blood of the flain and of the captives, from the beginning of revenges upon the enemy.

43 Rejoice, O ve nations, with his people; for he will avenge the blood of his fervants, and will render vengeance to his adverfaries, and will be merciful unto his land, and to his people. 44

And Mofes came and fpake all the words of this fong in the ears of the people, he, and Hofhea the fon of Nun.

45 And Mofes made an end of fpeaking all these words to all Ifrael.

46 And he faid unto them, Set your hearts unto all the words which I teftify among you this day; which ye fhall command your children to obferve,to do all the words of this law.

47 For it is not a vain thing for you; be caufe it is your life: and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land whi ther ye go over Jordan to poffefs it.

48 And the LORD fpake unto Mofes that felf fame day, faying,

49 Get thee up into this mountain Abarim, unto mount Nebo, which is in the land of Moab, that is over againft Jericho, and behold the land of Canaan, which I give unto the children of Ifrael for a poffeffion;

50 And die in the mount whither thou goeft up, and be gathered unto thy people; as Aaron thy brother died in mount Hor, and was gathered unto his people:

51 Because ye trefpaffed against me among the children of Ifrael at the waters of Meribah-kadeth, in the wilderness of Zin; becaufe ye fanctified me not in the midft of the chil

dren of Ifrael,

52 Yet thou shalt fee the land before thee; but thou shalt not go thither unto the land which I give the children of Ifrael.


The majefty of God. 6 The blefings of the twelve tribes. 26 The excellency of Ifrael.

The blessings of the tribes. fufficient for him; and be thou an help bim from his enemies.

8And of Levi he said, Ler thy Thummim and thy Urim be with thy holy one, whom thou didst prove at Maffah, and with whom thou did ftrive at the waters of Meribah;

9 Who faid unto his father and to his mother, I have not feen him; neither did he acknowledge his brethren, nor knew his own children: for they have observed thy word, and kept thy covenant.

And this is the bleffing of Judah and he faid, Hear, LORD, the voice of Judah, and bring him unto his people: let his hands be

10 They hall teach Jacob thy judgments, and Ifrael thy law: they shall put incenfe before thee, and whole burnt-facrifice opou thine altar.

1 Blefs, LORD, his substance, and accept the work of his hands: fmite through the loins of them that rife against him, and of them that hate him, that they rife not again.

12 And of Benjamin he faid, The beloved of the LORD fhall dwell in fafety by him; and the LORD thall cover him all the day long, and he thall dwell between his thoulders.

13 And of Jofeph he faid, Bleffed of the LORD be his land, for the precious things of heaven, for the dew, and for the deep that coucheth beneath,

14 And for the precious fruits brought forth by the fun, and for the precious things put forth by the moon,

15 And for the chief things of the ancient mountains, and for the precious things of the lafting hills,

16 And for the precious things of the earth and fulness thereof; and for the good will of him that dwelt in the buth; let the bleng come upon the head of Jofeph, and upon the top of the head of him that was feparated from his brethren.

17 His glory is like the fireling of his bul lock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns: with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manaffeh.

18 And of Zebulun he faid, Rejoice, Ze bulun, in thy going out; and Iffachar, in thy


19 They fhall call the people unto the mountain; there they thall offer facrifices of righteoufnefs for they thall fuck of the s bundance of the feas, and of treasures hid in the fand.

20 And of Gad he faid, Bleffed be he that

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the man of God bleffed the children of Ifrael before his death.

2 And he faid, The LORD came from Sinal, and rofe up from Seir unto them; he thined forth from mount Paran, and he came with ten thousands of faints: from his right hand went a fiery law for them,

teareth the arm with the crown of the head. 21 And he provided the first part for him felf, beaufe there, in a portion of the law giver, was be feated; and he came with the heads of the people, he executed the juftice of the LORD, and his judgments with Ifrael. 22 And of Dan he faid, Dan is a lion's whelp: he fhall leap from Bathan.

3 Yea, he loved the people: all his faints are in thy hand and they fat down at thy acet; every one thall receive of thy words.

And of Naphtali he fail, O Naphtali, fatisfied with favour, and full with the bleu ing of the LORD; poffefs thou the weft and

4 Mofes commanded us a law, even the inheritance of the congregation of Jacob.

the fouth.

And he was king in Jeshurun, when the heads of the people and the tribes of Ifrael were gathered together.


5 Let Reuben live, and not die; and let not his men be few.

24 And of Afher he faid, Let Afher be bleffed with children; let him be acceptable to his brethren, and let him dip his foot in oil.

25 Thy fhoes all be iron and brafs; and as thy days, jo fall thy ftrength be.

26 There is none like unto the God Jeshurun, who rideth upon the heaven thy help, and in his excellency on the sky.

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Chap. XXXIV. •Jojona factéederd mojen 27 The eternal God is thy refuge, and un- it unto thy feed: I have caufed thee to fee derneath are the everlafting arms: and he it with thine eyes, but thou shalt not go over fhall thruft out the enemy from before thee, thither. and thall fay, Detroy them.

28 Ifrael then thall dwell in fafety alone:
the fountain of Jacob fall be upon a land of
cora and wine; alío his heavens fhall drop
down dew.

29 Happy arf thou, O Ifrael: who is like
unto thee, O people fayed by the LORD, the
thield of thy help, and who is the fword of
thy excellency! and thine enemies thall be
found liarsunto thee, and thou thalt tread up-
on their high places.
■ Mofes, from mount Nebo,vieweth the land:
$ be dieth there: 6,1 His age, and burial.
Thirty days mourning for him: 9 Fofbua
fucceedeth bim. 10 The praife of Mofes.


ND Mofes went up from the plains of Moab anco the mountain of Nebo, to the top of Pifgah, that is over against Jericho and the LORD thewed him all the land of Gilead, unto Dan,

2 And all Naphtali, and the land of Ephraim, and Manaffeh, and all the land of Judah, unto the utmoft fea,

3And the fouth, and the plain of the valley of Jericho, the city of palm-trees, unto Zoar. 4 And the LORD faid unto him, This is the land which I fware unto Abraham, unto Ifaac, and unto Jacob, faying, I will give

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So Mofes the fervant of the LORD died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the LORD.

6 And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab, over against Beth-peor: but no man knoweth of his fepulchre unto this day.

¶ And Mofes was an hundred and twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.

LORD, and his ju laments not fail thee, nor forfake thee.

And of Dan he laid, Dan

8 And the children of Ifrael wept for Mofes in the plains of Moab thirty days e fo the days of weeping and mourning for Mofes were ended.

9 And Joshua the fon of Nun was full of the fpirit of wifdom; for Mofes had laid his hands upon him: and the chilaren of Ifrael hearkened unto him, and did as the LORD commanded Mofes,

10 And there arofe not a prophet fince la Ifrael like unto Mofes, whom the Lox knew face to face;

11 In all the figns and the wonders which the LORD fent him to do in the land of Egypt to Pharaoh, and to all his fervants, and tɔ̃ all his land,

12 And in all that mighty hand, and in al the great terror which Mofes thewed in the fight of all Ifrael.

1 The Book of JOSHUA.



1 The Lord appointeth Jofua to succeed Mo
Jes. 3 The borders of the promifed land.
5.9 God promifeth to affft Joshua: 8 he
greth bim infructions.

do according to all that is written therein
tor then thou shalt make thy way profperous,
and then thou shalt have good fuccefs.

9 Have not I commanded thee? Be ftrong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither /

after the death of

of the LORD, it came to pafs, that the LORD fpake unto Joshua the fon of Nun, Moles's minifter, faying,


with thee whitherfoever thou goeft.
10 Then Joshua commanded the officers
of the people, faying,

LORD thy God if

2 Mofes my fervant is dead; now therefore arife, go over this Jordan, thou, and all this people, unto the land which I do give to thall call the p them, even to the children of Ifrael,

11 Pats through the hoft, and command the people, faying, Prepare your victuals; for within three days ye thall pafs over this Jor dan, to go in to poffefs the land which the LORD your God giveth you to poffefs it.

3 Every place that the fole of your foot

there they thall de

ufnels for they fall fall tread upon, that I have given unto you, of the feas, and oftra as I faid unto Mofes.

4 From the wilderness and this Lebanon even unto the great river, the river Euphra

12 And to the Reubenites, and to the Gadites, and to half the tribe of Manaffeh, fpake Joshua, faying,

nd of Gad he faid, Bleet

13 Remember the word which Mofes the

Gad: he dwelleth Bites, all the land of the Hittites, and unto the fervant of the LORD commanded you, faying ne arm with the crown great fea toward the going down of the fun, The LORD your God hath given you reft, and the provided the art shall be your coaft.

5 There shall not any man be able to stand


hath given you this land.

sure there, is a price

14 Your wives, your little ones, and your

Das be feated; and he can before thee all the days of thy life. As I was cattle, fhall remain in the land which Moies the people, he exe with Mofes, fo I will be with thee: I will gave you on this fide Jordan ; but ye shall pas

6 Be strong and of a good courage; for unto

:he thall leap from this people thalt thou divide for an inherit

before your brethren armed, all the mighty
men of valour, and help them,

15 Until the LORD have given your bre

And of Naphtall be fiance the land which I fware unto their fa- thren reft, as he hath given you, and they al ed with favour, and fullthers to give them.

7 Only be thou ftrong, and very courageous, that thou mayeft obferve to do according to all the law which Mofes my fer.

the LORD; poffefs thou

fo have poffeffed the land which the LORD
your God giveth them; then ye thall return
unto the land of your poffeffion, and enjoy it,
which Mofes the LORD's fervant gave you


And of After he laid, i

s brethren, and let him the right hand or to the left, that thou may.
with children; let big vant commanded thee: turn not from it to on this fide Jordan, toward the fun-rifing.
Thy fhoes all be iron anden profper whitherfoever thou goeft.

8 This book of the law thall not depart out

16 And they answered Joshua, faying, All that thou commandeft us we will do, and whitherfoever thou fendeft us we will go.

y days, je allthy freng

There is none like us of thy mouth; but choufhalt meditate therein
whe rideth upon delay and night, that thou maye obferve to fes in all things, fo will we hearken unto

17 According as we hearkened unto Mố.


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TO For we have heard how the LORD dried up the water of the Red fea for you, when ye came out of Egypt; and what ye did unto the two kings of the Amorites that were on the other file Jordan, Sihon and Og, whom ye ut. terly deftroyed.

11And as foon as we had heard these things, our hearts did melt, neither did there remain any more courage in any man, becaufe of you: for the LORD your God, he is God in heaven above, and in earth beneath.

12 Now therefore I pray you, fwear unto me by the LORD, fince I have thewel you kindaefs, that ye will alfo thew kindness unto my father's noufe; and give me a true token:

13 And that ye will fave alive my father, and my mother, and my brethren, and my fitters, and all that they have, and deliver our lives from death.

14 And the men anfwered her, Our life for your's; if ye utter not this business. And it thall be, when the LORD hath given us the land, that we will deal kindly and truly with


go your way.

17 And the men faid unto her, We will be blameless of this thine oath which thou hast made us (wear.

18 Behold, when we come into the land,

Is Then the let them down by a cord through the window, for her house quas

thou that bind

line of

thread in

the window which thou didit let us down by : and thou thalt bring thy father, and thy mo ther, and thy brethren, and all thy father's household, home unto thee.

19 And it thall be, that whofoever shall go out of the doors of thy houfe into the treet, his blood ball be upon his head, and we will be guiltlefs and whofoever shall be with thee in the house, his blood feall be on our head, if any hand be upon him.

20 And if thou utter this our businefs, then we will be quit of thine oath which thou haft made us to wear.

21 And the faid, According unto your words, fo be it. And the feat them away, and they departed: and the bound the fearlet lime in the window.

22 And they went, and came unto the mountain, and abode there three days, until the purfuers were returned. And the pur fuers fought them throughout all the way, but found them not.

8 And before they were laid down, the came up unto them upon the root;

9 And the faid upto the men, I know that the LORD hath given you the land, and that your terror is fallen upon us, and that all

Josua cometh to Jordan. 1 The Lord et courageth Jofua, y Jofua encouragett the people. 14 The waters divided.

the inhabitants of the land faint because of AND Joshua rufe early in the morning: and


they removed from Shittim, and to Jordan, he and all the children of Ifracl, and lodged there before they paised over.

2 And it came to pafs after three days, that the officers went through the hoft;

3 And they commanded the people, faying When ye fee the ark of the covenant of th LORD your God, and the priests the Levis bearing it, then ye thall remove from your place, and go after it.

23 So the two men returned, and de fcended from the mountain, and paifed over, and came to Joshua the fon of Nun, and teki him all things that betell them.

24 And they faid unto Joshua, Truly the LORD hath delivered into our hands all the land: for even all the inhabitants of the coun. try do aint because of us. CHAP. III.

4 Yet there thall be a fpace between you and it, about two thoufand cubits hy re fure; come not near unto it; that ye may know the way by which ye must go for ye have not paffed this way heretofore.

5 And jothua faid unto the people, Sanctify yourfelves: for to-morrow the LORD will de wonders among you.

6 And Joshua pake unto the priests, frying, Take up the ark of the covenant, and pais over before he people. And they took up the ark of the covenant, and went before the peo ple.

7And the LORD faid unto Jofhua, T day will I begin to magnify thee in the fig of all Ifrael, hat they may know that as was with Mofes, fo I will be with thee.

8 And hou bait command the prieks th

Jordan divided.

bear the ark of the covenant, faying, When ye are come to the brink of the water of Jordan, ye shall stand fill in jordan.

And Jothua faid unto the children of Ifracl, Come hither, and hear the words of the LORD your God.

10 And fothua faid, Hereby ye shall know that the living God is among you, and that he will without fail drive out from before you the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Hi. vites, and the Perizzites, and the Girgalhites, and the Amorites, and the Jebusites.

11 Behold, the ark of the covenant of the Loso of all the earth paffeth over before you into Jordan.

12 Now therefore take ye twelve men out of the tribes of Ifrael, out of every tribe à

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13 And it thall come to pafs, as foon as the foles of the feet of the priests that bear the ark of the LORD, the LORD of all the earth, thall rest in the waters of Jordan, that the waters of Jordan thall be cut off from the waters that come down from above; and they thall stand opon an heap.

34 And it came to pafs, when the people removed from their tents to pafs over jordan, and the priests bearing the ark of the covenant before the people,

15 And as they that bare the ark were come unto Jordan, and the feet of the priests that bare the ark were dipped in the brim of the water, (for Jordan overfloweth all his banks all the time of harveft,)

16 That the waters which came down from above food, and rofe up upon an heap, very far from the city Adam, that is befide Zaretan: and those that came down toward the fea of the plain, even the falt fen, failed, and were cut off; and the people paffed over right again Jericho.

17 And the priests that bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD ftood firm on dry ground in the tridit of Jordan, and all the Ifraclites parfed over on dry ground, until all the people were paffed clean over Jordan. CHAP. IV.

• Twelve fiones taken for a memorial out of
Jordan 9 twelve other flones are fet up
in the mid thereof. 10, 19 The people
pajtover. 14 God magnifieth Joshua.

The pe

7 Then ye shall answer ters of Jordan ere cut u the covenant of the LOF over Jordan, te waters off: and there ones that unto the children of Ifrae 8 And the children of thua commanded, and to out of the midst of Jordan unto Jofhua, according to tribes of the children of them over with them u they lodged, and laid the 9 And Joshua fet up t midit of Jordan, in the of the priests which bard venant tood: and they day.

were clean parfed over Jordan, that the LORD fpake unto Joshua, faying,

2 Take you twelve men out of the people, out ofevery tribe a man;

3 And command you them, faying, Take ye hence out of the midit of Jorian, out of the place where the priests feet food firm twelve ftones; and ye fhall carry them over with you, art leave them in the lodgingplace where ye thall loage this night.

4 Then Jothua called the twelve men whom he had prepared of the children of Ifrael, out of every tribe a man;

$ And Jodhua faid unto them, Pafs over before the ark of the LORD your God into the midit of Jordan, and take ye up every man of you a tone upon his thoulder, according unto the number of the tribes of the children of Ifrael;

6 That this may be a fign among you, that when your children atk their fathers in time to come, faying, What mean ye by thefe Bones


For the. priefts w flood in the midit of J thing was finished that the Joshua to speak unto the p all that Mofes command people afted and paffed of

11 And it came to pafs, ple were clean paffed over LORD paifed over, and prefence of the people.

12 And the children c children of Gad, and hal naifen, paffed over armed of Ifrael, as Mofes fpake o

13 About forty thousand paffed over before the LC the plains of Jericho.

14 On that day the D fhua in the fight of all Ifra him, as they feared Mot his life. 15 faying,

And the LORD

16 Command the priest of the testimony, that the Jordan.

17 Joshua therefore com faying, Come ye up out of

18 And it came to paf that bare the ark of th LORD were come up out dan, and the foles of the lifted up unto the dry land

unto the overall his banks, as the 19 And the people ca on the tenth day of the r camped in Gilgal, in the richo.

20 And thofe twelve took out of jordan, did Jo

21 And he spake unto rael, faying, When your their fathers in time to co mean thefe stones?

22 Theu ye thall let yo faying, Ifrael came over land."

23 For the LORD your waters of Jordan from be were patfed over, as the L to the Red fea, which he fore us, until we were go

24 That all the people know the hand of the Lo ty; that ye pight fear for ever.

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