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18 And Edom said unto hin, Thou shalt, 7 f Therefore the people came to Moses, Dot pass by me, lest I come out against thee and sairl, We have simed; for we have spa with the sword.

ken against the LOR!), and against thee: pray 19 And the children of Israel said unto unto the Lorr that lie take away the serpents bim, We will go by the lighway; and if I from us. And Moses prayed for the people. and myrattle drink of thy water, then I will 8 And the Lord said unto Moses, Make pay for it: I will only (without doing any !!ice a fiery serpent, and set it upon a pole; and thing else) go through on niy feel. it shall come io pacs, that every one that is

20 And he said, Thou shall not go through. bilten, when lie looketh upon it, shall live And Edom came out against hiin with much 9 And Moses made a serpent of brass, and penple, and with a strong band.

put it upon a pole; and is came to pass, that 21 Thus Edom refused to give Israel paciT a serpent had bitten any man, when he be. sage through liis border: wherefore Israel held the serpent of brass, he lived. turned away from him.

10 I And the children of Israel set for22 ! And the children of Israel, even the war), and pitched in Oboh. whole congregation, jour:cyed from Ka- 1 And ibey journeyed from Oboth, and desh, and came unto inoun Hor. pitched at tje-abarim, in the wilderness

23 And the Lord spake unto Moses and which is before Moah, loward the suurising. Aaron in Mount Hor, by the coast of the 19 ! From thence they removed, and land of Edom, saying,

Ipinched in the valley of Zared. 94 Aaron shall be gathered untoliis people : 13 From thence ihey reinoved, and pitchfor he shall not enter into the land which led on tlie otier gide of Arnon, which is in have given upto the children of Israel, be the wilderness that cometh out of the coasts cause ye rebelled against my word at ilio of the Ainorites: for Arnon is the border of water of Meribah.

Moab, between Moab and the Amorites. 25 Take Aaron and Eleazar liis son, and 11 Wherefore it is said in the book of the bring them up unió mount Hor; wars of the Lord, What he died in the Red

26 And strip Aaron of liis garinents, and sea, and in the brooks of Arnon, put them upon Eleazar his son: and Aaron 15 And at the stream of the brooks that shall be gathered unio his people, and shall goetli down to the dwelling of Ar, and lielu die there.

upon the border of Moab. 27 And Moses did as tlie Lord command- 16 And from thence they rrent 10 Beer ; ed: and they went up into mount Hor ju the that is, the well whereof the Lord spake unsight of all the congregation.

1o Moses, Gather the people together, and 1 23 Aud Muses stripped Aaron of his gar- will give them water. ments, and them upon Eleazar liis son ;'. 17 Then Israel sang this song, Spring up, and Aaron died there in the top of the well; sing ve unto it: mount: and Moses and Eleazar came down 18 The princes digged the well, the noblog from the mount.

of the people digged it, by the direction of 29 And wlien all the congregation saw the lawgiver, witli their slaves. And from that Aaron was dead, they mourned for Aa- the wilderness they went w Multanah; ron thirty days, eren all the louse of Israel. 19 And from Martanali to Nalaliel; aud CHAP. XXI.

from Nahaliel to Bamoth; A ND when king Arad, the Canaanite, 20 And froin kamoth in the valley, that is

whici dwelt in the south, heard sell in the country of Moab, to the top of Pisgah, 1:at Israei came by the way of the spies, which lookeih toward Jeshimon. wen he louglı ayainst Israel, and took some 21 | And Israel sent messengers unto Sihon of them priscuers.

king of the Amorites, saying, 2 And Israel vowed a vow unto the LORD, 22 Let me pass through thy land: we will and said, If thou wilt indeed deliver this not turn into the fiells, or inio the viuepeople into my band, inen I will utterly de-yards: we will not drink of the waters of u.e stroy their cities,

well; brut we will go along by the king's 3 And the convliearkened to the voice of high-way, until we he past thy borders. Israel, and delivered up the Canaanites; and 23 And Sinou would not suffer Israel to they utterly destroyed them and their cities : pass t:rough iis border; but Sihoa gathered and he called the naine or the place Horinal. all his people together, and went out against

41 And they journeyed from mount Hor Isruel into the wilderness : and he came to by the way of llie Red sea, to compass 'he Jahaz, and fought against Is aei. land of Edom: and the soul of the people 24 And Israel smote him with the edge of was much discouraged because of the way. the sword, and possessed liis lame from Arnon

5 And the people spake against liod, and unto Jabbok, even univ the children of Am. against Moses, Wheretore have ye brought mou: for the border of the children of Aso. us up out of Egypl to die in the wilderness ? mon was strong. for there is no bread, neither is there any 25 And Israel took all these cities : and water; and our soul loatheth this light bread. Israel dwell in all the cities of the Amorites,

6 And the Lord sent fiery serpents among in Heshbon, and in all the villages thereof. ebe people, and they bit ihe people; and 26 For Hestil on as the city of Silon the much people of Israel died.

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the former king of Moal), and taken all his night, and I will bring you word again, as kund out of his hand, even unto Arnon. the Lord shall speak unto me. And the

27 Wherefore they that speak in proverbs princes vi Moab abode with Balaam. say, Coine into Heshbon, let the ciiy of Si- 9 And God came unto Balaain, and said, hon be built and prepared :

What men are these with tbee? 28 For there is a fire gore out of Hesh- 10 And Balaam said unto God, Balak the bon, a Aame from the city of Sihon: it hath son of Zippor, king of Moab, hath sent unto consumed Ar of Moals, and the lords of the me, saying, high places of Arnol.

11 Behold, there is a people come out on 29'Woe to thee, Moab! thou art undone, Egypt, whicli covereth the face of the earth O people of Chemoslı! he liath given his sons come now, curse me them; peradventure that escaped, and his daughters, into capli I shall be able to overcome them, and drive vity unto Sihon king of the Amorites. thein out.

30 ile have shot at them : Heslihon is 12 And God said unto Balaam, Thou shalt perished even unto Dibon, and we have laid not go with them ; thou shall not curse the thein waste even unto Nopliah, wbich reach-people: for they are blessed. cth unto Medeba.

13 Anil Balaam rose up in the morning, 31 ? Thus krael dwell in the land of the and said unto t!ie princes of Balak, Gel you Amoritzs.

into your land; for the Lord resuseil to give 32 And Moses sert to spy out Jazer, and me leave 10 gó with

you. they took the villages thereot, ani druve 11 And the princes of Moab rose up, and out the Amorites that were there.

they went unto Balak, and said, Balaam re33 S And they lurned, and went up by the fuseth to come with us. way of Bashan: and Og the king of Bashan 15 % And Balak soul rel again princes, went out against them, he, and all his people, more, and more honourable than thes. to the baitle al Edrei.

16 And they came to Balaam, and said to 34 And the Lord said unto Moses, Fear hiin him, Thus snith Balak the son of Zippor, Let not: for I have delivered him into iliy land, nothing, I pray thee, liinder thee irom com and all liis people, and liis land; and thou ing unto ine : slialı do to him as thou didst unto Sibon, king 17 For I will promote thee unto very great of the Amorites, which dwelt at Heshbon. honour, and I will do whatsoever thou sayest

35 So they smote him, and liis sons, and unto me: come therefore, I pray thee, curse all his people, until there was none left himine this people. alive: 'and they possessed liis land.

18 An Balaam answered and said unto CHAP. XXII. the servants of Balak, if Balak woull give

1 and pitched in the plains of Moab, on not go beyond the word of tie LORD my this side Jordan by Jericho.

Gol, to do less or more. 2 1 And Balak the son of Zippor saw all 19 Now therefore, I pray you, tarry ve that Israel had done to the Amorites. falso liere this niglit, that I may know what

3 And Moab was sore afraid outle people, the LORD will say unto me more. because they were many; and Moal was dis- 20 And God cime unto Baluam at night tressed because of the children of Israel. and said unto him, If the meli come lo cull

4 And Moab said onto the elders of Midian, tice, rise up, and go with them ; but yet Now shall tliis company lick up all that are the word which I shall say unto thee, that round about us, as the ox licketli up, tiesielt thou do. grass of the field. And Balak the son of Zip- 21 And Balaam rose up in the morning, por was king of the Moabiles at that time. and sadulled bis ass, and went with the

5 He sent messengers therefore unto Ba-princrs of Moab. laam the son of Beor, lo Pethor, which is by 22 11 And God's anger was kindled because the river of the land of the children of his he went, and the angel of the Lord stood perple, to call him, saying, Behold, there is in the way for an adversary against him. à people come out froin Egypt: behold, they Now he was riding upon his ass, and his cover the face of tlie earuli, and they abide iwo servants were with him. over against me.

23 And the ass saw the angel of the Lord 6 Come now therefore, I pray thee, curse standing in the way, and his sword drawn in me this people ; for they are tvu mighty for his hand: and the ass turnerl aside ont of llie me: peradventure I shall prevail, that we way, and went into the field; and Balaam may smite them, and thut l'may drive then smule the ass, lo turn her into the way. out of the land: for I wot that he whom 2+ But the angel of the LORD slood in a thou blessest is blessed, and lie whom thiou path of the vineyards, a wall being on this cursest is cursed.

side, and a wall on that side. 7 And Lie elders of Moab and the elders 25 And when the ass saw the angel of the of Midian departed with the rewards of di- Lorn, she tirust herself unto the wall, ana vination in their hand; and they came mw crushed Balaam's funt against the wall; und Balaain, and spake unto him the words or he smote her again. Balak.

26 And the angel of the Lord went further, 8 And he said unto them, Louge here this and stood in a narrow place, where was no

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way to turn either to the riglit land or lo and Balak and Balaam offered on every tlie lest.

altar a bullock and a ram. 37 And when the ass saw the angel of the 3 And Balaam said unto Bulak, Stand by Lord, she fell dowo under Balaam; and Ba- thy burnt-oftering, and I will go; perudveu. laam's anger wus kiudled, and he smote the sure the LORD will come to meet me: and Les with a staff.

wliatsoever he sheweth me I will tell thee, 28 And th: Lord opened the mouth of And he went to an hig'ı place. die ass; and slie said unto Balaam, What 4.And God met Baiaam: and he said unto bave I done unto thee, that thou hast sinilten hiin, I have prepared seven altars, and I have pe these three times?

uffered upon czery altar a bullock and a ram. 29 And Balaam said unto the ass, Because 5 And the Lord pui a word in Balaam's thou hast mocked me; I would there were a mouth, and said, Return unto Balak, and sword in mine hand, for now would I kill thus thou shalt speak. dipe.

6 And he returued into him, and lo, lie 30 And the ass said unto Bolaam, Am nuti stool hy his burnt-sacrifice, lie, and all the thine ass, upon wliich thou hast ridden ever princes of Moal). since I was tbine unto this day? wes ( ever 7 $ And lie took up his parahle, and said, wont 10 do so unto thee? And lie said, Nay. Balak the king of Moab liath brought me

31 Then the LORD opened the eyes of from Aram, out of the mountains of the Palaam, and he saw the angel of the Lordleust, saying, Come, curse me Jacob; and randing in the way, and lis sword rawn come, dety Israel. in his land ; and lie bowed down lois liead, 8 How slair ( curse, whom God harlı not and lell Nat on his face.

curseul? or how shall I dety, whom the LORD 32 And the angel of the LORD said unto liath not defied? hiin, Wherefore hast thou smilten thinc ass 9 for from the top of the rocks I see him, these three times? Behold, I went out to and from the hills i behold himn : lo, the withstand thice, because thy way is perverse people shall dwell alone, and shall not be before me:

reckoned among the nations. 33 And the ass saw me, and turned froin 10 Wlo can count the dust of Jacob, and Dhe dese uiree times: unless she had turned the number of the fourth port of Israel ? Let from me, surely now also I had siain thee, me die the death of the righteous, and let my and saved her alive.

last end he like bis ! 31 And Balaam said unto the angel of the Il And Balak said unto Balaam, What Lord, I have sinned; for I kuew not that last thou inne unto ine? I took thee to curso thou stoudest in the way against me: now mine enemies, and, behold, thou dust blessed Herefore, if it displease thee, I will get me them altogether. back again.

12 And he answered and said, Must I not 35 And the angel of the LORD said unto take heed to speak that which the LORD Balaam, Go with the men : but only the batlı pul in my mouth? word that I shall speak untu thee, that thou 13 And Balak said unto him, Come, I pray halt speak. So 'Bulaam werit' with the thee, with me unto another place, from princes of Balak.

whence thou mayest see them: thou shalt see 36 11 And when Balak heard that Dulaam but the utmost part of them, and shalt not see was come, he went out to meet him unto a them all; and curse me them from thence. eity of Moal, which is in the border of Ar- 14 ! And lie brooglat him into the field of bon, which is in the utmost coast.

Zoplim, to the top ot Pisgah, and built seven 37 And Balak said unto Balaam, Did I not altars, and offered a pullock and a ram on earnestly send unto liiee to call thee? where every altar. fore camnest thou, not unto me? am I not 15 And he said unto Balak, Stand liere by able indeed to promote thee to honour?

thy burnt-uffering, while I meet the LORD 33 And Balaam said unto Balak, Lo, I am yonder. come unto thee: have now any power at 16 And the Lord met Balaam, and put a ali to say any ibing? the word inat God word in his mouth, and said, Gu agaiu unto putteth in my nou:h, that shall I speak. Balak, and say thus.

39 And Balaam went with Balak, and 17 And when he came to tim, behold, lie they came upto Kirjath-luzuthi.

stood by his burni-otlering, and the princes 10 And Balak offered oxel and sheep, and of Moab with him. And Balak suid unto kent to Balaain, and to the princes that were him, What hath the Lord spoken? with him.

18 And lie took up lies parable, and said, 41 And it caine to pass on the morrow, Rise up, Bulak, and hear; hearken un'o me, that Balak look Balaam, and brought him up tou son of Zippor : into the high places of Baal, that thence be 19 God is not a man, that he shoull lie; nejmight see ibe ulinost part of the people. ther the son of man, that he should repent; CHAP. XXIII.

bath he said, and shall be not do it? or hath ND) Balaam said unto Balak, build me he spoken, and shall be not make it good?

here seven altzrs, and prepare me here 20 Behold, I lave received commundment seven oxen and seven rains.

10 bless: and he hall blessed; and I cannot 2 An Balik did us Balaam had spoken:Treverse i


21 le hatt not beheld iniquity in Jacob, (curse mine enemies, and, behoid, thon hast neither hath he seen perverseness in Israel ; altogether blessed them wese three times, the LORD his God is withiin, and the shout 11 Therefore now flee thou to the place : of a king is among thein.

I tiroughie to promote thee unto greai hon. 22 God brought them out of Egypt: lie our; but, lo, the LORD hall kept thee back hack as it were the strength of an unicorn. from honour.

23 Surely there is no enchantinent against 12 And Balaam said un'. Balak, Spake Jacob, neither is there any divination agains: I not also to thy messengers, which iliou Israel: according to this time it shall be sentesi unto me, saying, said of Jacob and of Israel, What liath God 13 If Balak would give me his house full wrought !

of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the 24 Behold the people shall rise up as a great commandment of the LORD, 10 do either !ion, and lift up himself as a young lior: be good or bad of mine own mind; but what shall not lie down until he eat of the prey, the LORD saiili, that will I speak? and drink the blood of the slain,

14 And now, behold. I go unto my people .

I 25 11 And Balak said unto Balaam, Neither come therefore, and I will advertise ihee what curse them at all, nor bless them at ali. this people shall do to thy people in the latter

26 But Balaain answered and said unto days. Balak, Told not I thee, saying, All that the 15 11 And he took up liis parable, and said, Lord speaketh, that I inusi do?

Balaam the son of Beor hath said, and the 27 11 And Balah said unto Balaam, Come, man wliose eyes are open liath said : I pray thee, I will bring thee unto another 16 He hat said, which heard the words of place ; peradventure it will please God tlial God, and knew the knowledge of the most thou mayest curse me them from thence. High, which saw the vision of the Almigh

8 Aid Balak brought Balaam unto the w, falling into a trance, but having liis eyes top of Peor, that looketh toward Jeshimnon. open :

29 And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me 17 I shall see him, but not now; I shall here seven aitars, and prepare me bere se behold liin, but not nigh; there shall come & ven bullocks and seven rams.

Star out of Jacob, and a Scepue shall rise 30 And Balak did as Balaain had said, and out of Israel, and shall smite the corners of offered a bullock and a ram ou every altar. Moab, and destroy all the children of Shelh CHAP. XXIV.

19 And Edom shall be a possession, Seir

for his enemies ; and the Lord to bless Israel, he went not, Israel shall do valiantly. as at other times, to seek for enchantments, 19 Out of Jacob shall come he that shall but lie set his face toward the wilderness. have dominion, and shall destroy him that

! And Balaain lifted up liis eyes, and he remaineth of the city. kaw Israel abiding in his lents according 10 20 And when he looked on Amalek, he their tribes; and the Spirit of God came up-took up his parable, and said, Amalek was on liimi.

the first of the nations, but his latter end 3 And lie took up liis parable, and said, shall be that he perish for ever. Balaam the son of Beor hat said, and lie 21 And he looked on the Kenites, and man whose eyes are open bath said; tock up liis parable, and said, Strong is thy

4 He hatli said, which heard the words of dwelling-place, and thou puttest ihy nest in God, wlich saw the vision of the Almighty, a rock. falling intoatrance, but having his eyes open: 22 Nevertheless the Kenice shall be wasted,

5 How gooully are thy tents, O Jacob ! untii Ashur shall carry thiee away captive. and thy tabernacles, O Israel!

23 And lie took up liis parable, and said, 6 As the valleys are they spread forth, as Alas ! who shall live wlien God doeth this! gardens loy the river's side; as the trees of 24 And ships shall coure from the coast of Tigre-aloes which the Lord hath planted, and Chillim, and shall afflict Ashur. and shall as cedar-trees be ide the waters.

afflict Eber, and lie also shall perish for ever, 7 He shall pour the water out of his buck- 25 And Balaain rose up, and went and reels, and his seed shall be in many waters; and turned to his place: and Balak also went his king sliall be higher than Agag, and his way. kingdom shall be exalted.

CHAP. XXV. God brought him forth out of Egyp: Adobelcandoleaminm plittione cand utilice he liath as it were the of an unicorn:

to u boredom with he shall eat up the nations liis enemies, and the daughters of Moab. shall break their bones, and pierce then 2 And they called the people unto the sac. through with his arrows.

rifices of their gods; and the people did eat, 9 He couched, be lity down as a lion, and and howed down to their gods. as a great lion: who shall stil him up? Bless- 3 And Israel joined liiinseif unto Baal. ed is he that biesset thee, and cursed is be peor : and the anger of the LORD was kind. that curseth thee.

led against Israel. 10 And Balak's anger was kindled against 4 And the Lord said unto Moses, Take all Balaam, and he smote luis bauris together : the heads of live people, and hang them up aud Balak said unto Balaam, I called thce to before the LORD against the sun, that the

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Berce anger of the LORD may be turned 5 1 Reuben, tlıe eldest son or Israel : tho way from Israel.

children of Reuben; Hanoch, of whom com3 And Moses said unto the judges of Israel, eth the family of the Hanochites: of l'allu, ihe Olay ye every one his men ihai were joined family of the Palluites: ento Baal-peor.

6 or Hezron, the family of the Hezron61 And, behold, one of the children of Israelios: of Carmi, the family of the Carmites. came, and brought unto his brethren a vi- 7 These are the families of the Reubeniles: dianitish woman in the sight of Moses, and in and they dat were numbered of them were the siglıt of all the congregation of the cliil- forty and three thousand and seven hundred dren of Israel, who were weeping before the and thirty. door of the tabernacle of the congregation. 8 And the sons of Pallu ; Eliab.

7 And when Phinelas, the son of Eleazar,. 9 And the sons of Eliab; Nemuel, and Da. the son of Aaron the priesl, saw he rose thall, and Abiram. This is that Datlan and up froni among the congregation and took a Abiram which were famous in the congrega Javelin in his hand;

lion, who strove against Moses and against 8 And he went alter the man of Israel in- Aaron in the company of Korah, when they to the tent, and thrust both of them througii, sirove against the Lord. the man of Israel, and the woman through 10 And the earth opened her mouth, and ber belly. So the plague was stayed from swallowed them up iogether with Koralı, the children of Israel.

when that company died, what time the 9 And those that died in the plague were fire devoured two liundred and filly inen : twenty and tour thousand.

and they became a sign. 10 1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, 11 Nowillistanding the children of Korah aying,

died nol. 11 Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, llie son of 124 Tlie sons of Simeon, after their fami. haron the priest, bath turned my wrath away lies: o Nemuel, the fainily of the Nemuelfrom the children of Israel, while he was zeal-Lites: of Jamin, the family of the Jaminites; bus for my sake ainong them, that I consum-jor Jachin, the family of the Jacbinites : ed not the children of Israel in my jealousy. 13 Of Zeralı, the family of the Zarhites :

12 Wherefore say, Behold, I give unto of Sbaul, the family of the Shaulites. bim my covenant of peace:

11 These are tire families of the Simeon13 And he shall have it, and his seed after ites, twenty and two thousand and two hunbiin, even the covenant of an everlasting dred. priesthood ; because he was zealous for his 15 | The children of Gad, afer their fa. God, and made an atonement for the chil-milies : of Zephon, the family of the Zephondren of Israel.

ites : of Haggi, the family of the Haggites : 14 Now the name of the Israelite that was of Shuni, the family of tlie Shunites slain, even that was slain with the Midianitisi 16 Of Ozni, the family of the Oznites: of noman, roas Zimri, the son of Salu, a prince Eri, the family of the Erites : of a chiet house among the Sineoniles. 17 Of Arod, the family of the Arodites: of

1.5 And the name of the Midianitish wo- Areli, the family of the Areliles. man that was slain vas Cozbi, tie daughter 18 These are the families of the cliildren of of Zır; he was bead over a people, urud of Gad, according 10 those that were numbered a chier house in Midian.

of tiern, forty thousand and five hundred. 16 And the LURD spake unto Moses, 19 ! The sons of Judalı were Er and saying,

Onan ; and Er and Onau died in the land of 17 Vex the Midianites, and sinite them : Cannan.

18 For they yex you with their wiles, 20 And the sons of Jndali, aster their fami. wherewith they have beguiled you in the lies were; of Shelali, the fainily of the She matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, lanites: of Pharez, the family of the Pharethe daughter of a prince of Midian, their rites: of Zerali, the family of'ile Zarlites. sister, which was slain in the day of the 2 And the sons of Pharez were; of Hez. plague for Peor's sake.

ron, the family of the Hezronites: of Hamui, CHAP. XXVI.

the family of the Hamulites. ND it came to after the plague, that

the families of Judalı, ar Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saying, threescore and sixteen thousand and five

2 Take the suin of all the congregation of hundred. the children of Israel, from tweniy years old 2311 of the sons of Issachar, after their fa and upward, throughout their fathers' house, nilies : of Tola, the family of the Tolailes : all that are able to go to war in Israel. of Pua, the family of the Puniies :

3 And Moses and Eleazar the priest spake 24 Of Jashub, the family of the Jashubites : with them in the plains of Moab, by Jordan of Shimron, the family of the Shimronites. rear Jericho, saying,

25 These are the families of Issachar, ac4 Take the sum of the people, from twenty cording to those that were numbered of them, years old and upward; as the LORD com- threescore and four thousand and three hunmanded Moses and the children of Israel, dred. which went forth out of the land of Egypt. 26 f of the sons of Zebulun, after their fa.

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