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c. N3 Josh.1443
+ Heb.abore them ye shall gire. Josh. 21.41.
Those who are to divide the land.
The cities of the Levites. CHRIST
13 And Moses commanded the child-that they give unto the Levites of the ren of Israel, saying, 'This is the land inheritance of their possession cities to
which ye shall inherit by lot, which the dwell in; and ye shall give also unto the Sesb. 141, 2 Lord commanded to give unto the nine Levites suburbs for the cities round tribes, and to the half tribe:
from the wall of the city and outward a
cubits, and on the south side two thou-
thousand cubits, and on the north side 17 These are the names of the men two thousand cubits; and the city shall
which shall divide the land unto you: be in the midst: this shall be to them the bolesti 1, Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son suburbs of the cities. of Nun.
6 And among the cities which
shall Ich. 1. 4. 16. 18 And ye shall take one prince of give unto the Levites there shall be six b ver. 13.
every tribe, to divide the land by in- cities for refuge, which ye shall appoint Josh: 20. 2; heritance.
for the manslayer, that he may flee thi- 713,821823; 19 And the names of the men are ther: and t to them ye shall add forty 26. these: Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the and two cities. son of Jephunneh.
7 So all the cities which ye shall give 20 And of the tribe of the children of to the Levites shall be "forty and eight ciSimeon, Shemuel the son of Ammihud. ties: them shall ye give with their suburbs.
21 Of the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad 8 And the cities which ye shall give the son of Chislon.
shall be of the possession of the children Josh. 21 322 And the prince of the tribe of the of Israel: from them that have many ye children of Dan, Bukki the son of Jogli. shall give many; but from them that have
23 The prince of the children of Joseph, few ye shall give few: every one shall give
his inheritance which the inheriteth.
10 Speak unto the children of Israel,
11 Then 6 ye shall appoint you cities Exod. 21. 26 And the prince of the tribe of the to be cities of refuge for you, that the children of Issachar, Paltiel the son of slayer may flee thither, which killeth any Azzan.
person tat unawares.
manslayer die not, until he stand before
give i six cities shall ye have for refuge.
cities of refuge. CHAP. XXXV.
15 These six cities shall be a refuge,
their suburbs, and measure thereof. 6 Six of the stranger, and for the sojourner among
person unawares may flee thither.
the plains of Moab by Jordan near strument of iron, so that he die, he is à 22, Se Puck is Jericho, saying,
murderer: the murderer shall surely be 2 Command the children of Israel, I put to death.
e ch. 26. 54.
+ Ileb. they inherit.
Heb. by OTTOT.
i ver. 6.
12, 14. Lev.
19. 11, 12
+ Heb. there can be no er piation for
z Gen. 9. 6.
n ser. 21, 24, 27. Deut. 19.
o Gen. 4.8. 9 Sam. 3. 27. & 20. 10. ikings 2. 31,
q Exod. 21.
7 ver. 12. Josh. 20. 6.
The laws of murder.
Inheritance of daughters. 17 And if he smite him t with throw-| land: and + the land cannot be cleansed
ing a stone, wherewith he may die, and of the blood that is shed therein, but' by + Heb. rich he die, he is a murderer: the murderer the blood of him that shed it. i stone of the shall surely be put to death.
34 *Defile not therefore the land which 18 Or if he smite him with an hand ye shall inhabit, wherein I dwell: for bI the incidence weapon of wood, wherewith he may die, Lord dwell among the children of Israel. and he die, he is a murderer: the mur
CHAP. XXXVI. derer shall surely be put to death.
19 " The revenger of blood himself 1 The inconvenience of the inheritance of 6:12 Josh. shall slay the murderer: when he meeteth
daughters 5 is remedied by marrying in
their own tribes, 7 lest ihe inheritance him, he shall slay him.
should be removed from the tribe. 10 The 20 But oif he thrust him of hatred, or daughters of Zelophehad marry their fahurl at him 'by laying of wait, that he die;
ther's brothers' sons. 1. Exod. 21. hand, that he die: he that smote him 20. Orai'r hen nie, im iterati mmwith his A NP the chief fathers of the families
of a eh. 2ti 23.
22 But if he thrust him suddenly 'with- princes, the chief fathers of the children
2 And they said, “The LORD com- bch. 26.55
the Lord to give the inheritance of Ze 24 Then 'the congregation shall judge lophehad our brother unto his daughters. between the slayer and the revenger of 3 And if they be married to any of the blood according to these judgments: sons of the other tribes of the children of
25 And the congregation shall deliver Israel, then shall their inheritance be the slayer out of the hand of the revenger taken from the inheritance of our fathers, of blood, and the congregation shall re and shall be put to the inheritance of
store him to the city of his refuge, whither the tribe + whereunto they are received: Heh.me s Josh. 20. 6. he was fled: and he shall abide in it so shall it be taken from the lot of our shall be Exod. 29.7. unto the death of the high priest, which inheritance. was anointed with the holy oil.
4 And when the jubile of the children a Lev. 25. 18 26 But if the slayer shall at any time of Israel shall be, then shall their inheritcome without the border of the city of ance be put unto the inheritance of the his refuge, whither he was fled;
tribe whereunto they are received: so shall 27 And the revenger of blood find him their inheritance be taken away from the without the borders of the city of his re- inheritance of the tribe of our fathers.
fuge, and the revenger of blood kill the 5 And Moses commanded the childBlood shall slayer; the shall not be guilty of blood:
ren of Israel according to the word of
tribe of the sons
of Zelophehad, saying, Let them + marry Heb. be 29 So these things shall be for "a sta- to whom they think best; 'only to the Iver. 12. tute of judgment unto you throughout family of the tribe of their father shall Tob. 1. 9. your generations in all your dwellings. they marry:
30 Whoso killeth any person, the mur 7 So shall not the inheritance of the * Deat: 17.6. derer shall be put to death by the mouth children of Israel remove from tribe to Matt
. 18. 16. of witnesses: but one witness shall not tribe: for every one of the children of ilebr. 10. 28 testify against any person to cause him Israel shall to keep himself to the in- theb dietre to die.
heritance of the tribe of his fathers.
faction for the life of a murderer, which an inheritance in any tribe of the children 13.2. Janikio die. is +guilty of death: but he shall be of Israel, shall be wife unto one of the surely put to death.
family of the tribe of her father, that the
33 So ye shall not pollute the land one of the tribes of the children of Israel
Lev. 4. 3. & 21. 10.
le to him. Exod. 22. 2.
uch. 37. 11.
to the sc.
ich, 27. 1.
Moses' speech, rehearsing
DEUTERONOMY, I. the story of God's promises.
il For Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, ther.
manded by the hand of Moses unto the 12 And they were married t into the children of Israel * in the plains of Moab ole eh. 26. 3familisha families of the sons of Manasseh the son l by Jordan near Jericho.
+ Heb to
m Gen. 15. 5. & 22. 17. Exod.32. 13. ni Kings 3. 8, 9.
THE FIFTH BOOK OF MOSES, CALLED
make you a thousand times so many more
as ye are, and bless you,” as he hath pro-
, cumbrance, and your burden, and your
13 ° + Take you wise men, and under- See Exod. THESE be the words which Moses standing, and known among your tribes, Numb. 11.
Jordan in the wilderness, in the plain 14 And ye answered me, and said, The 14, Zapk. over against || the Red sea, between Pa- thing which thou hast spoken is good for
ran, and Tophel, and Laban, and Haze us to do.
15 So I took the chief of your tribes, 2 (There are eleven days' journey from wise men, and known, 'and + made them .Exod. 18. the time on Horeb by the way of mount Seir bunto heads over you, captains over thousands, + Heb. gave. Kadesh-barnea.)
and captains over hundreds, and captains 3 And it came to pass in the fortieth over fifties, and captains over tens, and year, in the eleventh month, on the first officers among your tribes. day of the month, that Moses spake unto 16 And I charged your judges at that the children of Israel, according unto all time, saying, Hear the causes between that the LORD had given him in com- your brethren, and `judge righteously be- Joh. 79.1.2 mandment unto them;
tween every man and his brother, and Lev. 24. 22 4 After he had slain Sihon the king the stranger that is with him. of the Amorites, which dwelt in Heshbon, 17 'Ye shall not + respect persons in 1979:15
and Og the king of Bashan, which dwelt judgment; but ye shall hear the small as Sam.16.7 Numb. *. at Astaroth in Edrei:
well as the great; ye shall not be afraid James 2. 1. 5 On this side Jordan, in the land of of the face of man; for t the judgment is kubelenge Moab, began Moses to declare this law, God's: and the cause that is too hard for Jaces. saying,
you," bring it unto me, and I will hear it. 19.6. 6 The LORD our God spake unto us 18 And I commanded you at that time Espen 31. ? in Horeb, saying, Ye have dwelt long all the things which ye should do. Fred. & enough in this mount:
19 | And when we departed from Ho-
the Lord our God doth give unto us.
you: go in and possess the land which the the land before thee: go up and possess & IS LORD sware unto your fathers, Abraham, it, as the LORD God of thy fathers hath
Isaac, and Jacob, to give unto them and said unto thee; "fear not, neither be 2 Josh. 1.9
before us, and they shall search us out the
25 And the saying pleased me well:
12 Josh. 13.
u Exod. 18.
y Numb. 13 26.
b Numb. 13. 22, 23, 24.
d Numb. 141, 2, 3, 4. Ps. 106. 24. 25.
ed. Joshs. 2.
SNMLIN and we
h Exod. 14.
14, 2j. Neh.
Moses' speech, rehearsing
God's dealings with Israe and "I took twelve men of you, one of a go in thither, and unto them will I give tribe:
it, and they shall possess it. 24 And they turned and went up in 40 * But as for you, turn you, and take , Numb. to the mountain, and came unto the val- your journey into the wilderness by the 25. ley of Eshcol, and searched it out. way of the Red sea.
25 And they took of the fruit of the 41 Then ye answered and said unto land in their hands, and brought it down me, We have sinned against the LORD, 5 Numb.
unto us, and brought us word again, and we will go up and fight, according to all Numb. 13. said, It is a good land which the Lord that the Lord our God commanded us. our God doth give us.
And when ye had girded on every man
42 And the LORD said unto me, Say
not hear, but rebelled against the com28 Whither shall we go up? our bre- mandment of the Lord, and towent pre- they to flebo melt thren have + discouraged our heart, say- sumptuously up into the hill.
ing, 'The people is greater and taller than 44 And the Amorites, which dwelt in d Num Numb:!3we; the cities are great and walled up to that mountain, came out against you, and 46 45Ch.9.1, 2. heaven; and moreover we have seen the chased you, as bees, do, and destroyed Numb. 13. sons of the Anakims there.
you in Seir, even unto Hormah. 29 Then I said unto you, Dread not, 45 And ye returned and wept before neither be afraid of them.
the LORD; but the LORD would not heark30 * The LORD your God which goethen to your voice, nor give ear unto you. before you, he shall fight for you, accord 46 So ye abode in Kadesh many days, ing to all that he did for you in Egypt be according unto the days that ye abode . Ja fore your eyes;
there. 31 And in the wilderness, where thou
CHAP. II. hast seen how that the LORD thy God | 1 The story is continued, that they were not Exod. 19.4. ' bare thee, as a man doth bear his son, in to meddle with the Edomites, 9 nor with the Isai: 46. 3, 4. all the way that ye went, until ye came Moabites, 17 nor with the Ammonites: 24 into this place.
but Sihon the Amorite was subdued by them. 32 Yet in this thing k ye did not believe THEN we turned, and took our jour* Ps. 106. 24. the LORD your God,
33 ? Who went in the way before you, of the Red sea," as the LORD spake unto 0.100.76.1.4
. " to search you out a place to pitch your me: and we compassed mount Seir many 2. Ezek. 20. tents in, in fire by night, to shew you by days.
what way ye should go, and in a cloud by 2 And the LORD spake unto me, sayday.
ing, 34 And the LORD heard the voice of 5 Ye have compassed this mountain your words, and was wroth, "and sware, 'long enough: turn you northward. saying,
4 And command thou the people, say35 Surely there shall not one of these ing, “Ye are to pass through the coast of
men of this evil generation see that good your brethren the children of Esau, which Nurub. 14. land, which I sware to give unto your fa- dwell in Seir; and they shall be afraid of thers,
you: take ye good heed unto yourselves 36' ? Save Caleb the son of Jephunneh; therefore: 1 fol. ful- he shall see it, and to him will I give the 5 Meddle not with them; for I will
to go land that he hath trodden upon, and to not give you of their land, f no, not so Numb. 70. his children, because he hath † wholly much as a foot breadth; because I have in ch. 3. 26. & followed the LORD.
given mount Seir unto Esau for a pos- foot 37 'Also the LORD was angry with me session, Nomb. 14 for your sakes, saying, Thou also shalt not 6 Ye shall buy meat of them for money, ! Exod. 24. go in thither,
that ye may eat; and ye shall also buy 38 .But Joshua the son of Nun, water of them for money, that ye may
t which standeth before thee, he shall go drink. is Numbers in thither: "encourage him; for he shall 7 For the LORD thy God hath blessed cause Israel to inherit it.
thee in all the works of thy hand: he 39 *Moreover your little ones, which knoweth thy walking through this great Numb. 19. ' ye said should be a prey, and your child wilderness: these forty years the Lord. * Isai. 7. 15, ren, which in that day ? had no know thy God hath been with thee; thou hast 14. Ron. 5. ledge between good and evil, they shall | lacked nothing.
nch. 2.14 15
b Gen. 10. 14. Amos 9.
11. 17, 18.
The Israelites forbidden to meddle with the CHAP II. Edomites, Moabites, and Ammonites.
8 'And when we passed by from our 23 And 'the Avims which dwelt in
brethren the children of Esau, which Hazerim, even unto Azzah, the Caphi Jadg.ll.18. dwelt in Seir, through the way of the torims, which came forth out of Caph- z Josh. 13. 3. Kings plain from Elath, and from Ezion-gaber, tor, destroyed them, and dwelt in their a Jer. 25. 20.
He turned and passed by the way of the stead.)
24 | Rise ye up, take your journey, -her pus 9f And the LORD said unto me, || Dis- and pass over the river Arnon: behold, Numb. 21.
tress not the Moabites, neither contend I have given into thine hand Sihon the 11:18, 21. with them in battle: for I will not give Amorite, king of Heshbon, and his land:
thee of their land for a possession; bet begin to possess it, and contend with Heb.begin, s ce sa cause I have given Ar unto 'the child him in battle. Genym ren of Lot for a possession.
25 This day will I begin to put the Pasod.5.7
. 10 The Emims dwelt therein in times dread of thee and the fear of thee upon a Josh. 2.
past, a people great, and many, and tall, the nations that are under the whole Kuzh. 13. as "the Anakims;
heaven, who shall hear report of thee,
26 And I sent messengers out of the
beforetime; but the children of Esau of Heshbon with words of peace, saying, . ch. 20. 10. the them. + succeeded them, when they had destroy 27 'Let me pass through thy land: Í Numb. 21,
ed them from before them, and dwelt in will go along by the high way, I will 11. 19.
28 Thou shalt sell me meat for money,
over "the || brook Zered. And we went money, that I'may drink: Sonly I will Numb. 20. 167, cellen. Over the brook Zered.
pass through on my feet; 14 And the space in which we came 29 ("As the children of Esau which h See Numb. Seb. 13 from Kadesh-barnea, until we were come dwell in Seir, and the Moabites which 3, 4 Juils
over the brook Zered, was thirty and dwell in Ar, did unto me;) until I shall
the men of war were wasted out from the Lord our God giveth us. ..., among the host, ' as the LORD sware
30 · But Sihon king of Heshbon would Numb. 21. 33 Embu unto them.
not let us pass by him: for "the LORD k Josh. 11. 15 For indeed the 'hand of the LORD thy God 'hardened his spirit, and made 20e was against them, to destroy them from his heart obstinate, that he might deliver among the host, until they were consumed. him into thy hand, as appeareth this day.
16 So it came to pass, when all the 31 And the LORD said unto me, Be-
land before thee: begin to possess, that
32 Then Sihon came out against us,
33 And the LORD our God delivered o ch.7. 2. & 19 And when thou comest nigh over him before us; and Pwe smote him, and against the children of Ammon, distress his sons, and all his people. them not, nor meddle with them: for I 34 And we took all his cities at that will not give thee of the land of the time, and utterly destroyed the men, 2.7
children of Ammon any possession; be- and the women, and the little ones, of 1 Heb. every 56219 cause I have given it unto the children every city, we left none to remain: of Lot for a possession.
35 Only the cattle we took for a prey anet. 20 (That also was accounted a land of unto ourselves, and the spoil of the cities
giants: giants dwelt therein in old time; which we took. 64.45 and the Ammonites call them • Zamzum 36 "From Aroer, which is by the brink xe cho em See ver.1.
of the river of Arnon, and from the city 139 21 "A people great, and many, and tall, that is by the river, even unto Gilead, as the Anakims; but the LORD destroyed there was not one city too strong for them before them; and they succeeded us: 'the LORD our God delivered all • Ps. 44 3them, and dwelt in their stead:
unto us: 22 As he did to the children of Esau, 37 Only unto the land of the children sGen. & s which dwelt in Seir, when he destroyed of Ammon thou camest not, nor unto any
'the Horims from before them; and they place of the river • Jabbok," nor unto the scene ***.12 succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead cities in the mountains, nor unto "what- 24. ch. 3. 16. even unto this day:
soever the Lord our God forbad us,
m ch. 1. 8.
# Numb. 21. 23
Numb. 21. 24. ch. 29. 7.
city of men, and womento
u ver. 5. 9. 19.