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+ 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:

about them.
14 For the tribe of the children of 3 And the cities shall they have to
Reuben according to the house of their dwell in; and the suburbs of them shall
fathers, and the tribe of the children of be for their cattle, and for their goods,
Gad according to the house of their and for all their beasts.
fathers, have received their inheritance; 4 And the suburbs of the cities, which
and half the tribe of Manasseh have re- ye shall give unto the Levites, shall reach
ceived their inheritance:

from the wall of the city and outward a
15 The two tribes and the half tribe thousand cubits round about.
have received their inheritance on this 5 And ye shall measure from without
side Jordan near Jericho eastward, toward the city on the east side two thousand
the sunrising.

cubits, and on the south side two thou-
16 And the LORD spake unto Moses, sand cubits, and on the west side two

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
for the tribe of the children of Manasseh, of his cities unto the Levites according to
Hanniel the son of Ephod.

his inheritance which the inheriteth.
24 And the prince of the tribe of the 9 | And the LORD spake unto Moses,
children of Ephraim, Kemuel the son of saying,

10 Speak unto the children of Israel,
25 And the prince of the tribe of the and say unto them, 'When ye be come foto...
children of Zebulun, Elizaphan the son over Jordan into the land of Canaan;
of Parnach

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.
27 And the prince of the tribe of the 12 And they shall be unto you cities a Dental
children of Asher, Ahihud the son of for refuge from the avenger; that the 3, 5, 6.

manslayer die not, until he stand before
28 And the prince of the tribe of the the congregation in judgment.
children of Naphtali, Pedahel the son of 13 And of these cities which ye shall

give i six cities shall ye have for refuge.
29 These are they whom the LORD 14 “Ye shall give three cities on this Josh. 20****
commanded to divide the inheritance side Jordan, and three cities shall ye give
unto the children of Israel in the land in the land of Canaan, which shall be
of Canaan.

cities of refuge. CHAP. XXXV.

15 These six cities shall be a refuge,
1 Eight and forty cities for the Levites with both for the children of Israel, and for 1vb. 15. 16.

their suburbs, and measure thereof. 6 Six of the stranger, and for the sojourner among
them are to be cities of refuge. 9 The laws them: that every one that killeth any
of murder. 31 No satisfaction for murder.

person unawares may flee thither.
A Nibe the Loop spake unto Moses in 16 "And if he smite him with an in- m Exod. 21.

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.

k Deut.4.4.

Joh. 14-3

12, 14. Lev.

19. 11, 12





+ Heb. there can be no er piation for

z Gen. 9. 6.
a Lev. 1825
Deut. 21.23.

Exod. 29.

45, 46.

n ser. 21, 24, 27. Deut. 19.


o Gen. 4.8. 9 Sam. 3. 27. & 20. 10. ikings 2. 31,

19. 11.

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.
shall surely be put to death; for he is a of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the
murderer: the revenger of blood shall slay families of the sons of Joseph, came near,
the murderer, when he meeteth him. and spake before Moses, and before the

22 But if he thrust him suddenly 'with- princes, the chief fathers of the children
out enmity, or have cast upon him any of Israel:
thing without laying of wait,

2 And they said, “The LORD com- bch. 26.55
23 Or with any stone, wherewith a manded my lord to give the land for an jos. . 3.
man may die, seeing him not, and cast it inheritance by lot to the children of
upon him, that he die, and was not his Israel: and my lord was commanded by şch. 27. 1,7
enemy, neither sought his harm:

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: 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
28 Because he should have remained the LORD, saying, The

tribe of the sons
in the city of his refuge until the death of Joseph hath said well.
of the high priest: but after the death 6 This is the thing which the LORD
of the high priest the slayer shall return doth command concerning the daughters
into the land of his possession.

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.
31 | Moreover ye shall take no satis 8 And "every daughter, that possesseth

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
32 And ye shall take no satisfaction children of Israel may enjoy every man
for him that is fled, to the city of his re the inheritance of his fathers.
fuge, that he should come again to dwell 9 Neither shall the inheritance remove
in the land, until the death of the priest. from one tribe to another tribe; but every

33 So ye shall not pollute the land one of the tribes of the children of Israel
38 wherein ye are: for blood 'it defileth the shall keep himself to his own inheritance.

Lev. 4. 3. & 21. 10.

le to him. Exod. 22. 2.

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ich, 27. 1.

Moses' speech, rehearsing

DEUTERONOMY, I. the story of God's promises.
10 Even as the LORD commanded Mo- of Joseph, and their inheritance remain-
ses, so did the daughters of Zelophehad: ed in the tribe of the family of their fa-

il For Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, ther.
and Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of 13 These are the commandments and
Zelophehad, were married unto their fa- the judgments, which the LORD com-
ther's brothers' sons:

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

were the




m Gen. 15. 5. & 22. 17. Exod.32. 13. ni Kings 3. 8, 9.

16, 17

Heb. Gire.


Vamo. 21.


make you a thousand times so many more
| Moses' speech in the end of the fortieth year, mised you!)

as ye are, and bless you,” as he hath pro-
briefly rehearsing the story 6 of God's pro 12 * How can I myself alone bear your & 36. +
mise, 13 of giving them officers, 19 of
sending the spies to search the land, 34 of

, cumbrance, and your burden, and your
God s anger for their incredulity, 41 anil strife?

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.
roth, and Dizahab.

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-
7 Turn you, and take your journey, reb, we went through all that great and a chek is.
and go to the mount of the Amorites, and terrible wilderness, which ye saw by the Jer. 26.
unto tall the places nigh thereunto, in way of the mountain of the Amorites, as
the plain, in the hills, and in the vale, and the LORD our God commanded us; and
in the south, and by the sea side, to the 'we came to Kadesh-barnea.
land of the Canaanites, and unto Leba 20 And I said unto you, Ye are come
non, unto the great river, the river Eu- unto the mountain of the Amorites, which

the Lord our God doth give unto us.
8 Behold, I have to set the land before 21 Behold, the LORD thy God hath set

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
to their seed after them.

99 And 'I spake unto you at that 22 And ye came near unto me every
time, saying, I am not able to bear you one of you, and said, We will send men

before us, and they shall search us out the
10 The Lord your God hath multi- land, and bring us word again by what
plied you, and, behold, " ye are this day as way we must go up, and into what cities
the stars of heaven for multitude. we shall come.
11 (The Lord God of your fathers

25 And the saying pleased me well:

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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
26 Notwithstanding ye would not go his weapons of war, ye were ready to go
up, but rebelled against the command- up into the hill.
ment of the LORD your God:

42 And the LORD said unto me, Say
27 And ye murmured in your tents, unto them, “Go not up, neither fight; for Nem
and said, Because the Lord hated us, I am not among you; lest ye be smitten
he hath brought us forth out of the land before your enemies.
of Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of 43 So I spake unto you; and ye would
the Amorites, to destroy us.

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

. " 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.

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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.)
wilderness of Moab.

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,
11 Which also were accounted giants, and shall tremble, and be in anguish be-
as the Anakims; but the Moabites call cause of thee.
them Emims.

26 And I sent messengers out of the
12 " The Horims also dwelt in Seir wilderness of Kedemoth unto Sihon king

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.
their || stead; as Israel did unto the land neither turn unto the right hand nor to
of his possession, which the LORD gave the left.
unto them.

28 Thou shalt sell me meat for money,
13 Now rise up, said I, and get you that I may eat; and give me water for

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
eight years; Puntil all the generation of pass over Jordan into the land which

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-
men of war were consumed and dead from hold, I have begun to "give Sihon and his
among the people,

land before thee: begin to possess, that
17 That the LORD spake unto me, thou mayest inherit his land.

32 Then Sihon came out against us,
18 Thou art to pass over through Ar, he and all his people, to fight at Jahaz.
the coast of Moab, this day:

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,

Vemb. 14

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Numb. 21. 24. ch. 29. 7.

Lev. 27.28.

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