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that hate thee, flee before before the Fire, so let the wicked

perish at the Presence of God. thee. j But let the Righteous be glad:

36 And when it rested, he let them rejoyce before God, yea said, Return, O Lord, unto 1« t»em exceedingly rejoyce, the many thousands of Israel.

4 Manna loathed. sent in Wrath.

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CHAP. XI.

1 o The seventy Elders. 31 Quails are

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when the People complained, it displeased the Lord: and the Lord heard it; and his Anger was kindled ; and the Fire of the Lord burnt among them, and consumed them that were in the uttermost Parts of the Camp.

2 And the People cried unto Moses; and when Moses prayed unto the Lord, the Fire was quenched.

3 And he called the Name of the Place Taberah: because the Fire of the Lord burnt among them.

Psal. lxxviii. It They sinned yet more against him, by provoking th« Most High in the Wilderness.

18 And they tempted God in their Heart, by asking Meat for their Lust.

19 Yea, they spake against God: they said, Can God fumilh a Table in the Wilderness i

jo Behold, he smote the Rock, that the Waters gutted out, and the Streams oveiflowed } can he give Bread also? can he provide Flesli sot his People i

21 Therefore the Loud heard this, and was wroih ; so aFire was kindled against Jacob, and Anger also came up against Israel.

21 Because they Belikvid Not in God, and Trusted not in his SaivaTion:

21 Though he had commanded the Clouds from above, and opened the Doors of Heaven.

and had given them.

24 And had rained down Manha npon them to eat of the Corn of Heaven. .. .,

aj Man did eat Angeis Food: he sent them Meat to the: full.

26 He caused an East-wind to blow in the Heaven: and by his Power he brought in the South-wind. , , . „.

27 He rained Flesh also upon them as Dust, and feathered Fowls like as the Sand of the Sea. , , . . . , . . „_

al And he let it fall in the midst of their Camp, round about their Ha

^iTso'ihey did eat, and were well filled: for he gave them their own.

Vo'CThey were not Sstranoed from their Lust: but while their Meat was

^i^The Wrath of God came upon them, and dew the fattest of them, and (mote down the chosen Men of Israel. _

32 For all this they sinned still : and Muivid Hot for his wondrous Works.

H Therefore their Days did he consume in Vanity, and their Tears in

Tiouble , ,

j+ When he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned, and

equiicd early after God. ^ ^ ^ And

3$ And they remembred that God was theit Rock, and the High G«d> their Rkdeemer.

36 Nevertheless they did flatter him with their Mouth, and they lied unto him with their Tongues.

37 For their Hi Art was not light with him, neither were they fledfast in his Covenant.

It But he being full of Compassion, forgave their Iniquity, and destroyed them nor ; yea, many a Time tuined he his Anger away, and did not stir up all his Wrath.

39 For he remembted that they were but Flesh; a Write that pasleth away, and cometh not again.

40 How oft did they provoke him in the Wilderness, and grieve him in the Desert.

41 Yea, rhey turned back, and tempted Goo, and Limited the Holt One of Israel.

4% They remembred not bis Hand, nor the Day when he delivered them from the Enemy.

43 How he had wrought his Signs in Egypt, and his Wonders in the Field of Zoan:

44 And had turned their Rivers into Blood; and their Floods that they could not drink.

4 f And the mixt Multi- 'W- «»• '4 They Lusted ex

»■. j ., . .1 ceedintly in the Wilderness, and

titude that was among them IEMPTf/GOD in the Descrt.

fell a LUSTING: and the 15 And he gave them their Re

Childrcn of Israel also Wept 1Bcst. bl" scl" Leanness into theli

again, and said, Who shall Sovl~ give us Flesh to eat?

5 We remember the Fish which we did eat in Egypt freely; the Cucumbers, and the Melons, and the Leeks, and the Onions, and the Garlick.

6 But now our Soul is dried away; there is nothing at all, besides this Manna, before our Eyes.

7 And the Manna was as Coriander-feed, and the Colour thereof as the Colour of Bdellium.

8 And the People went about, and gathered it, and ground it in Mills, or beat it in a Mortar, and baked it in Pans, and made Cakes of it : and the Taste of it was as th* Taste of fresh Oyl.

9 And when the Dew fell upon the Camp in the Night, the Manna fell upon it.

I o Then Moses heard the People weep throughout their Families, every Man in the Door of his Tent: and the Anger of the Lord was kindled greatly s Moses also was dis* pleased.

II And Moses said unto the Lord, Wherefore hast thou afflicted thy Servant? and wherefore have I not found Fa* vour in thy Sight? that thou layest the Burden of all this People upon me?

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12 Have I conceived all this People? have I begotten them, that thou shouldst say unto me, Carry them in thy Bosom (as a nursing Father beareth the Sucking-child) unto the Land which thou swarest unto their Fathers?

13 Whence should I have Flesh to give unto all this People? for they weep unto me, saying, Give us Flesh, that we may eat.

14 I am not able to bear all this People alone, because it is too heavy for me.

15 And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found Favour in thy Sight; and let me not fee my Wretchedness.

16 And the Lord said unto Moses, Gather unto me seventy Men of the Elders of Israel, whom thou knowest to be Elders of the People, and Officers over them; and bring them unto the Tabernacle of the Congregation, that they may stand there with thee.

17 And I will come down and talk with thee there: and I will take of the Spirit which is upon thee, and will put it upon them; and they shall bear the Burden of the, People with thee, that thou bear it not thyself alone.

18 And say thou unto the People, Sanctify yourselves against To-morrow, and ye shall eat Flesh (for you have wept in the Ears of the Lord, saying, Who shall give us Flesh to eat? for it was well with us in Egypt) therefore the Lord will give you Flesh, and ye shall eat.

19 Ye shall not eat one Day, nor two Days, nor five Pays, neither ten Days, nor twenty Days;

zo But even a whole Month, until it come out at your Nostrils, and it be loathsome unto you: because that ye have despised the Lord which is among you, and have wept before him, faying, Why came we forth out of E

gypt?

21 And Moses said, The People amongst whom I am, are six hundred thousand Footmen; and thou hast said, J will give them Flesh, that they may eat a whole Month.

2 2 Shall the Flocks and the Herds be slain for them to suffice them? or shall all the Fish of the Sea be gathered tor gether for them, to suffice them?

2 j And the Lord said unto Moses, Is the Lord's Hand waxed short? thou shalt see now whether my Word shall some to pass unto thee, qr not.

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24 And Moses went out, and told the People the Words of the Lord, and gathered the seventy Men of the Elders of the People, and set them round about the Tabernacle.

25 And the Lord came down in a Cloud, and spake unto him, and took of the Spirit that was upon him, and gave it unto the seventy Elders: and it came to pass, that when the Spirit rested upon them, they prophesied, and did not cease.

26 But there remained two of the Men in the Camp, the Name of the one was Eldad, and the Name of the other Medad: and the Spirit rested upon them (and they were of them that were written, but went not out unto the Tabernacle) and they prophesied in the Camp.

27 And there ran a young Man, and told Moses, and said, Eldad and Medad do prophesy in the Camp.

28 And Joshua the Son of Nun, the Servant os Moses, one of his young Men, answered and said, My Lord Moses, forbid them.

29 I And Moses said unto * AlVt is. jt John said, Master, him, Envicst thou for my TM sew one catMng out Devils in thr

• „ ', , , r ., , {, Name, and hcfolloweth not us; and

Sake? WOUld LrOD that all we fotbadc him, because be follow

<he Lord's People were Pro- «h not os.

phets, and that the Lord » Jut Tmui fcid. ForbidI him

j.n^.1 , w. ~ not ; for there is no Man which (nail

Would put his spirit Upon do A Miracle in my Name, that can them. lightly speak Evil of me.

30 And Moses gat him u £ £j j£tthlt u uot a«ainft os' into the Camp, he and the

Elders of Israel.

31 And there went forth a Wind from the Lord, and brought Quails from the Sea, and let them fall by the Camp, as it were a Day's Journey on this Side, and as it were a Day's Journey on the other Side, round about the Camp, and as it were two Cubits high, upon the Face of the Earth.

32 And the People stood up all that Day, and all that Night, and all the next Day, and they gathered the Quails; he that gathered least, gathered ten Homers: and they spread them all abroad for themselves round about the Camp.

33 And while the Flesh was yet between their Teeth, ere it was chewed; the Wrath of the Lord was kindled against the People, and the Lord smote the. People with a Very great Plague.

34 * And he called the 'i7«*»U. 15 Love not tbcWoild, "NTamf of rhar Plare Kihrnth- ne,thct 'he Things that are in the

Name or tnat riace lUDrotn- Wor]), lf any Man ,oTe the Wo hattaavah : because there they theLovEof theFATHERisnotinhim. buried the People that Lust- l6 For a11 ,hat » '■> the world,

the Lust of the Flesh, and the Lust ED< , , T. 1 • of the Eyes, and the Fmj>e of Life,

35 And the People jour- is Mot of the Father, but is of the

nied from Kibroth-hattaavah World- ... tJt % untoHazeroth: and abode at and'.helusVS fffiÆ'

Hazeroth, Doeth the Wiu of God, Abideth lot

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CHAP. XII.

1 God rebukrth the Sedition ofMiriam and Aaron. 10 Miriam's Leprosy is healed at the Prayer of Moses. 14 Goo commandeth her to be shut out os the Host.

Ver. 1 AND Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses, beJ\ cause of the Ethiopian Woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian Woman.

2 And they said, Hath the Lord indeed spoken only by Moses? hath he not spoken also by us? And the Lord heard it.

3 (Now the Man Moses was very meek, above all the Men which were upon the Face of the Earth.)

4 And the Lord spake suddenly unto Moses, and unto Aaron, and unto Miriam, Come out ye three unto the Tabernacle of the Congregation. And they three came out.

; And the Lord came down in the Pillar of the Cloud, and stood in the Door of the Tabernacle, and called Aaron, and Miriam: and they both came forth.

6 And he said, Hear now my Words: If there be a Prophet among you, I the Lord will make myself known unto him in a Vision, and will speak unto him in a Dream.

7 'My Servant Moses is 1 „^ ... .... c . , „

'-•',. . 'W«*. in. 1 Wherefore, holy Bre

not so, who IS FAITHFUL IB thren, Fartakers of the Heavenly all mine House. Caluhg, conGder the Apostle and

8 With him will I speak "•■Jf"««•»•*«pi»»ofm,,.m,

_, . »» . r Christ Jesus j

Mouth to Mouth, even ap- » who was Fauhfui to Him that parently, and not in dark A"°tmtu> him, as also Moses wa* Speeches; and the Similitude 'A,T8F" » A" to Hous,L of the Lord shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my Servant Moses?

9 And the Anger pf the Lord was kindled against them, ^md he departed, 10 And

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