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Moses is offended.

The prey divided.
9 And the children of Israel took law which the LORD commanded
all the women of Midian captives, Moses;
and their little ones, and took the 22 Only the gold, and the silver,
spoil of all their cattle, and all their the brass, the iron, the tin, and the
flocks, and all their goods.

lead, 10 And they burnt all their cities 23 Every thing that may abide the wherein they dwelt, and all their fire, ye shall make it go through the goodly castles, with fire.

fire, and it shall be clean: never11 And they took all the spoil, and theless it shall be purified with the all the

prey, both of men and of water of separation: and all that beasts.

abideth not the fire ye shall make
12 And they brought the captives, go through the water.
and the prey, and the spoil, unto 24 And ye shall wash your clothes
Moses and Eleazar the priest, and on the seventh day, and ye shall be
unto the congregation of the chil- clean, and afterward ye shall come
dren of Israel, unto the camp at the into the camp:
plains of Moab, which are by Jor 25 | And the LORD spake unto
dan near Jericho.

Moses, saying,
13 And Moses, and Eleazar the 26 Take the sum of the


that priest

, and all the princes of the con- was taken, both of man and of beast, gregation, went forth to meet them thou, and Eleazar the priest, and the

chief fathers of the congregation: 14 And Moses was wroth with the 27 And divide the prey into two officers of the host, with the captains parts; between them that took the over thousands, and captains over war upon them, who went out to hundreds, which came from the bat-battle, and between all the congretle.

15 And Moses said unto them, Have 28 And levy a tribute unto the
ye saved all the women alive? LORD of the men of war which

16 Behold, these caused the chil- went out to battle: one soul of five
dren of Israel, through the counsel of hundred, both of the persons, and of
Balaam, to commit trespass against the beeves, and of the asses, and of
the Lord in the matter of Peor, and the sheep:
there was a plague among the con 29 Take it of their half, and give
gregation of the Lord.

it unto Eleazar the priest, for a
17 Now therefore kill every male heave offering of the LORD.
among the little ones, and kill every 30 And of the children of Israel's
woman that hath known man by half, thou shalt take one portion of
lying with him.

fifty, of the persons, of the beeves, 18 But all the women-children, that of the asses, and of the flocks, of all have not known a man by lying with manner of beasts, and give them him, keep alive for yourselves. unto the Levites, which keep the

19 And do ye abide without the charge of the tabernacle of the LORD.
camp seven days: whosoever hath 31 And Moses and Eleazar the
killed any person, and whosoever priest did as the LORD commanded
hath touched any slain, purify both Moses.
yourselves and your captives on the 32 And the booty, being the rest
third day, and on the seventh day. of the prey which the men of war

20 And purify all your raiment, had caught, was six hundred thou-
and all that is made of skins, and sand and seventy thousand and five
all work of goats' hair, and all things thousand sheep,
made of wood.

33 And threescore and twelve thou-
21 And Eleazar the priest said unto sand beeves,
the men of war which went to the 34 And threescore and one thou-
battle, This is the ordinance of the sand asses,

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The prey divided.

NUMBERS The officers' oblatior 35 And thirty and two thousand oblation for the LORD, what ever persons in all, of women that had man hath gotten, of jewels of gold not known man by lying with him. chains, and bracelets, rings, earrings

36 And the half, which was the por- and tablets, to make an atonemen tion of them that went out to war, for our souls before the LORD. was in number three hundred thou- 51 And Moses and Eleazar the sand and seven and thirty thousand priest took the gold of them, ever and five hundred sheep:

all wrought jewels. 37 And the Lord's tribute of the 52 And all the gold of the offering sheep was six hundred and three- that they offered up to the Lord, o score and fifteen.

the captains of thousands, and o 38 And the beeves were thirty and the captains of hundreds, was six six thousand; of which the LORD's teen thousand seven hundred an tribute was threescore and twelve. fifty shekels:

39 And the asses were thirty thou- 53 For the men of war had taker sand and five hundred; of which the spoil, every man for himself. Lord's tribute was threescore and 54 And Moses and Eleazar the one.

priest took the gold of the captain 40 And the persons were sixteen of thousands and of hundreds, and thousand; of which the LORD's trib- brought it into the tabernacle of the ute was thirty and two persons. congregation, for a memorial for the

41 And Moses gave the tribute, children of Israel before the LORD. which was the Lord's heave offer

CHAPTER XXXII. 1 ing, unto Eleazar the priest, as the The Reubenites and Gadites ask for their inherit LORD commanded Moses.

ance on the east of Jordan. 6 Moses reprovet 42 And of the children of Israel's

them. 16 They offer satisfactory conditions, 31

and he assigneth them the land. 39 They lak half, which Moses divided from the possession of it. men that warred,


the children of Gad had a very unto the congregation was three great multitude of cattle: and wher hundred thousand and thirty thou- they saw the land of Jazer, and the sand and seven thousand and five land of Gilead, that, behold, the plac hundred sheep,

was a place for cattle; 44 And thirty and six thousand 2 The children of Gad and the chil beeves,

dren of Reuben came and spake unto 45 And thirty thousand asses and Moses, and to Eleazar the priest, ant five hundred,

unto the princes of the congregation 46 And sixteen thousand persons) saying, 47 Even of the children of Israel's 3 Ataroth, and Dibon, and Jazer half, Moses took one portion of fifty, and Nimrah, and Heshbon, and Ele both of man and of beast, and gave aleh, and Shebam, and Nebo, anı them unto the Levites, which kept Beon, the charge of the tabernacle of the 4 Even the country which the LORI LORD; as the LORD commanded smote before the congregation of Is Moses.

rael, is a land for cattle, and thy 48 | And the officers which were servants have cattle: over thousands of the host, the cap 5 Wherefore, said they, if we havi tains of thousands, and captains of found grace in thy sight, let this lan hundreds, came near unto Moses : be given unto thy servants for a pos

49 And they said unto Moses, Thy session, and bring us not over Jordan servants have taken the sum of the 6 And Moses said unto the childrei men of war which are under our of Gad and to the children of Reu charge, and there lacketh not one ben, Shall your brethren go to war man of us.

and shall ye sit here? 50 We have therefore brought an 7 And wherefore discourage ye th

43. (Now the half that pertained Now the children of Reuben and


The request of the NUMBERS. Reubenites and Gadites. heart of the children of Israel from | ward; because our inheritance is going over into the land which the fallen to us on this side Jordan eastLord hath given them?

ward. 8 Thus did your fathers, when I 20 And Moses said unto them, If sent them from Kadesh-barnea to ye will do this thing, if ye will go see the land.

armed before the LORD to war, 9 For when they went up unto the 21 And will go all of you armed valley of Eshcol, and saw the land, over Jordan before the Lord, until they discouraged the heart of the he hath driven out his enemies from children of Israel, that they should before him, not go into the land which the LORD 22 And the land be subdued before had given them.

the LORD; then afterward ye shall 10 And the Lord's anger was kin- return, and be guiltless before the dled the same time, and he sware, Lord, and before Israel; and this saying,

land shall be your possession before
11 Surely none of the men that the LORD.
came up out of Egypt, from twenty 23 But if ye will not do so, behold,
years old and upward, shall see the ye have sinned against the LORD:
land which I sware unto Abraham, and be sure your sin will find you
unto Isaac, and unto Jacob; because out.
they have not wholly followed me: 24 Build you cities for your little

12 Save Caleb the son of Jephun-ones, and folds for your sheep; and
neh the Kenezite, and Joshua the do that which hath proceeded out
son of Nun: for they have wholly of your mouth.
followed the LORD.

25 And the children of Gad and
13 And the Lord's anger was kin- the children of Reuben spake unto
dled against Israel, and he made Moses, saying, Thy servants will do
them wander in the wilderness forty as my lord commandeth.
years, until all the generation, that 26 Our little ones, our wives, our
had done evil in the sight of the flocks, and all our cattle, shall be
LORD, was consumed.

there in the cities of Gilead: 14 And, behold, ye are risen up in 27 But thy servants will pass over, your fathers' stead, an increase of every man armed for war, before the sinful men, to augment yet the fierce LORD to battle, as my lord saith. anger of the LORD toward Israel. 28 So concerning them Moses 15 For if ye turn away from after commanded Eleazar the priest, and him, he will yet again leave them Joshua the son of Nun, and the in the wilderness; and ye shall de- chief fathers of the tribes of the stroy all this people.

children of Israel : 16 And they came near unto 29 And Moses said unto them, If him, and said, We will build sheep the children of Gad and the children folds here for our cattle, and cities of Reuben will pass with you over

Jordan, every man armed to battle, 17 But we ourselves will go ready before the LORD, and the land shall armed before the children of Israel, be subdued before you ; then ye until we have brought them unto shall give them the land of Gilead their place: and our little ones shall for a possession : dwell in the fenced cities, because

30 But if they will not pass over of the inhabitants of the land. with you armed, they shall have 18 We will not return unto our possessions among you in the land houses

, until the children of Israel of Canaan. have inherited every man his inher 31 And the children of Gad and itance:

the children of Reuben answered, 19 For we will not inherit with saying, As the LORD hath said unto them on yonder side Jordan, or for- thy servants, so will we do.

for our little ones :

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The cities of Gad. NUMBERS.

Israel's journey 32 We will pass over armed before these are their journeys according to the LORD into the land of Canaan, their goings out. that the possession of our inherit- 3 And they departed from Ramese ance on this side Jordan may be in the first month, on the fifteentl ours.

day of the first month; on the mor 33 And Moses gave unto them, row after the passover the children even to the children of Gad, and to of Israel went out with a high han the children of Reuben, and unto in the sight of all the Egyptians. half the tribe of Manasseh the son 4 For the Egyptians buried all thei of Joseph, the kingdom of Sihon firstborn, which the LORD had smit king of the Amorites, and the king- ten among them: upon their god dom of Og king of Bashan, the land, also the LORD executed judgments

. with the cities thereof in the coasts, 5 And the children of Israel re even the cities of the country round moved from Rameses, and pitched about.

in Succoth. 34 And the children of Gad built 6 And they departed from Succoth Dibon, and Ataroth, and Aroer, and pitched in Etham, which is in

35 And Atroth, Shophan, and Ja- the edge of the wilderness. zer, and Jogbehah,

7 And they removed from Etham 36 And Beth-nimrah, and Beth- and turned again unto Pi-hahiroth haran, fenced cities; and folds for which is before Baal-zephon: an sheep.

they pitched before Migdol. 37 And the children of Reuben 8 And they departed from befor built Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Pi-hahiroth, and passed through the Kirjathaim,

midst of the sea into the wilderness 38 And Nebo, and Baal-meon, their and went three days' journey in the names being changed, and Shibmah: wilderness of Etham, and pitched in and gave other names unto the cities Marah. which they builded.

9 And they removed from Marah 39 And the children of Machir the and came unto Elim: and in Elin son of Manasseh went to Gilead, were twelve fountains of water, an and took it, and dispossessed the threescore and ten palm trees; an Amorite which was in it.

they pitched there. 40 And Moses gave Gilead unto 10 And they removed from Elim Machir the son of Manasseh; and and encamped by the Red sea. he dwelt therein.

11 And they removed from the Re 41 And Jair the son of Manasseh sea, and encamped in the wilder went and took the small towns ness of Sin. thereof, and called them Havoth- 12 And they took their journey ou jair.

of the wilderness of Sin, and en 42 And Nobah went and took Ke- camped in Dophkah. nath, and the villages thereof, and 13 And they departed from Dopb called it Nobah, after his own name. kah, and encamped in Alush.

14 And they removed from Alush CHAPTER XXXIII. and encamped at Rephidim, wher Two and forty journeys of the Israelites. 50 The was no water for the people to drink Canaanites are to be destroyed.

15 And they departed from Rephi THESE are the journeys of the dim, and pitched in the wildernes

children of Israel, which went of Sinai. forth out of the land of Egypt with 16 And they removed from th their armies under the hand of Mo- desert of Sinai, and pitched at Ki ses and Aaron.

broth-hattaavah. 2 And Moses wrote their goings | 17 And they departed from Ki out according to their journeys by broth-hattaavah, and encamped a the commandment of the LORD: and Hazeroth.


Israel's journeys.


Of the Canaanites. 18 And they departed from Haze 40 And king Arad the Canaanite, roth, and pitched in Rithmah. which dwelt in the south in the land

19 And they departed from Rith- of Canaan, heard of the coming of mah, and pitched at Rimmon-parez. the children of Israel.

20 And they departed from Rim 41 And they departed from mount mon-parez, and pitched in Libnah. Hor, and pitched in Zalmonah. .

21 And they removed from Lib 42 And they departed from Zalmo-
nah, and pitched at Rissah. nah, and pitched in Punon.

22 And they journeyed from Ris 43 And they departed from Punon,
sah, and pitched in Kehelathah. and pitched in Oboth.
23 And they went from Kehela 44 And they departed from Oboth,
thah, and pitched in mount Sha- and pitched in Ije-abarim, in the

border of Moab.
24 And they removed from mount 45 And they departed from lim,
Shapher, and encamped in Hara- and pitched in Dibon-gad.

46 And they removed from Dibon25 And they removed from Hara- gad, and encamped in Almon-dibladah, and pitched in Makheloth. thaim.

26 And they removed from Mak 47 And they removed from Alheloth, and encamped at Tahath. mon-diblathaim, and pitched in the

27 And they departed from Tahath, mountains of Abarim, before Nebo. and pitched at Tarah.

48 And they departed from the 28 And they removed from Tarah, mountains of Abarim, and pitched and pitched in Mithcah.

in the plains of Moab by Jordan 29 And they went from Mithcah, near Jericho. and pitched in Hashmonah.

49 And they pitched by Jordan,
30 And they departed from Hash- from Beth-jesimoth even unto Abel-
monah, and encamped at Moseroth. shittim in the plains of Moab.
31 And they departed from Mose- 50 And the LORD spake unto Mo-
roth, and pitched in Bene-jaakan. ses in the plains of Moab by Jordan

32 And they removed from Bene- near Jericho, saying,
jaakan, and encamped at Hor-ha- 51 Speak unto the children of Is-

rael, and say unto them, When ye
33 And they went from Hor-hagid are passed over Jordan into the land
gad, and pitched in Jotbathah. of Canaan;
34 And they removed from Jotba 52 Then ye shall drive out all the
thah, and encamped at Ebronah. inhabitants of the land from before

35 And they departed from Ebro- you, and destroy all their pictures,
nah, and encamped at Ezion-geber. and destroy all their molten images,

36 And they removed from Ezion- and quite pluck down all their high
geber, and pitched in the wilder-places:
ness of Zin, which is Kadesh. 53 And ye shall dispossess the in-
37 And they removed from Ka- habitants of the land, and dwell
desh, and pitched in mount Hor, in therein: for I have given you the
the edge of the land of Edom. land to possess it.
38 And Aaron the priest went up 54 And ye shall divide the land by
into mount Hor at the command- lot for an inheritance among your
ment of the Lord, and died there, families; and to the more ye shall
in the fortieth year after the chil- give the more inheritance, and to
dren of Israel were come out of the the fewer ye shall give the less in-
land of Egypt, in the first day of the heritance: every man's inheritance
fifth month.

shall be in the place where his lot
39 And Aaron was a hundred and falleth ; according to the tribes of
twenty and three years old when he your fathers ye shall inherit.
died in mount Hor.

55 But if ye will not drive out the

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