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all that the LORD our God commanded us. And when ye had girded on every Man his Weapons of War, ye were ready to go up into the Hill.

42 And the LORD said unto me, Say unto them, Go not up, neither fight, for I AM NOT AMONG YOU ; left ye be smitten before your Enemies.

43 So I spake unto you, and ye would not HEAR, but REBELLED against the Commandment of the LORD, and went PRESUMPTUOUSLY up into the Hill.

44 And the Amorites which dwelt in that Mountain, came out against you, and chased you as Bees do, and destroyed you.

45 And ye returned and wept before the LORD; but the LORD would not HEARKEN to your Voice, nor give ear unto you.

46 So ye abode in Kadesh many Days.

CH A P. II. 1 The Story is continued, that they were not to meddle with the

Edomites, 9 Nor with the Moabites, 17 nor with the Ammonites : 24 But Sihon the Amorite was subdued by them.

Ver. 1 THEN we turned, and took our Journey into the

1 Wilderness, by the Way of the Red Sea, as the Lord spake unto me: and we compassed Mount Seir many Days.

2 And the LORD spake unto me, saying,

3 Ye have compafled this Mountain long enough : tum you North-ward.

4 And command thou the People, saying, Ye are to pass through the Coast of your Brethren the Children of Esau, and they shall be afraid of you.

5 MEDDLE not with them ; for I will not give you of their Land.

13 Now rise up, said I, and get you over the Brook Zered : and we went over the Brook Žered.

14 And the Space in which we came from Kadesh-barnea, until we were come over the Brook Zered, was THIRTY and eight Years ; until ALL the GENERATION of the Men of War were wasTED out from among the Host, as the LORD sware unto them. 15 For indeed the Hand of the LORD was AGAINST

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them, to DESTROY them from among the Host, until they were consumed.

16 So it came to pass, when all the Men of War were CONSUMED, and dead from among the People,

17 That the LORD spake unto me, saying,

18 Thou art to pass over through Ar, the Coast of Moab, this Day.

19 And when thou comeft nigh over against the Children of Ammon, distress them not, nor MEDDLE with them : for I will not give thee of the Land of the Children of Ammon, any Poffession, because I have given it unto the Children of Lot for a Poffeffion.

30 ( That also was accounted a Land of Giants, Giants dwelt therein in old time, and the Ammonites call them Zamzummims,

21 A People great and many, and tall as the Anakims ; but the LORD destroyed them before them, and they succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead :

22 As he did to the Children of Efau which dwelt in Seir, when he destroyed the Horims from before them, and they succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead.)

24. Rise ye up, take your Journey, and pass over, the River Arnon : behold, I have given into thy Hand Sihon the Amorite King of Heshbon, and his Land..

25 This Day will I begin to put the DREAD of thee, and the Fear of thee upon the Nations that are under the whole Heaven, who shall hear Report of thee, and shall TREMBLE, and be in Anguish because of thee.

26 And I sent Meslengers out of the Wilderness of Kedemoth, unto Sihon King of Heshbon, with Words of Peace.

30 But Sihon, would not let us pass by him : for the LORD thy God hardened his Spirit, and made his Heart OBSTINATE, that he might deliver him into thy Hand.

32 Then Sihon came out against us.

33 And the LORD our God delivered him before us, and we smote him, and all his people.

34 And we took all his Cities at that Time.

CH A P. III. i Og King of Bafhan. 23 Moses's Prayer to enter into the Land : 26 He is permitted to see it.

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Ver, I THEN we turned, and went up the Way to Ba

1 shan : and Og the King of Bashan came out against us to Battle at Edrei. .

2 And the LORD said unto me, FEAR him not: for I will deliver him, and all his People, and his Land into thy Hand.

4. And we took all his Cities at that Time.

5 All these Cities were FENCED with HIGH WALLS, Gates, and Bars, besides unwalled Towns a great many.

8 And we took at that Time out of the Hand of the two Kings of the Amorites, the Land that was on this side Jordan, from the River of Arnon unto Mount Hermon :

1 For only Og King of Bashan remained of the Remnant of Giants ; his Beadftcad was of Iron : nine Cubits was the Length thereof, and four Cubits the Breadth of it.

21 And I commanded Joshua at that Time, saying, Thine Eyes have seen all that the LORD your God hath done unto these two Kings : fo shall the LORD do unto all the Kingdoms whither thou paffest.

22 Ye shall not Fear them : for the LORD your God he shall Fight for you.

23 And I besought the LORD at that Time, saying,

24 6 O LORD God, thou b Pfal. lxxviii. 1 Give ear, o my hast begun to thew thy Ser- People, to my Law : incline your vant thy GREATNess and Ears to the Words of my Mouth. thy MIGHTY HAND: for what RABLE: I will utrer dark Sayings of

2 I will open my Mouth in a Pao God is there in Heaven, or. old: in EARTH, that can do accor

3 which we have heard and knowa,

and our Fathers have told us. ding to thy WORKS, and ac

4 We will not hide them from their cording to thy MIGHT?. Children, shewing to the Generation 25 I pray thee let me go to come, the Praises of the LORD ;

and his STRENGTH, and his WONDER over, and see the good Land

FUL WORKs that he hath done that is beyond Jordan, thats For he eftablished a Testimony goodly Mountain, and Lebacondly Mountain and 'Leba. in Jacob, and appointed a Law in

van Israel, which he commanded our Fanon.

thers that they should make them 26 But the LORD was known to their childien. wroth with me for your

6 That the Generation to come

might know them, even the Children Sakes, and would not hear which thould be born : who should me : and the Lord said unto arise and declare them to their Chilme, Let it suffice thee, speak dren.. ..

7 That they might set their HOPE no more unto me of this in God, and NOT FORGET the WORKS Matter. i 1

of God; but KEEP his COMMAND27 Get thee up into the Ne

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Top of Pisgah, and lift up , 8 And might not be as their Fathine Eyes Weft-ward, and thers, a stubborn and rebellious Ge

neration : a Generation that ser not North-ward, and South-ward, their HEART ARIGHT, and whose Spiand East-ward, and behold it A It was not STEDFAST with God. with thine Eyes : for thou shalt not go over this Jordan.

28 But charge JUSHUA, and encourage him, and strengthen him : for he shall go over before this people, and he shall caufe them to inherit the Land which thou shalt see. *

29 So we abode in the Valley oyer against Beth-peor,

CHA P. IV.

i An Exhortation to Obedience. 41 Mofes appointeth the three

Cities of Refuge on that side Jordan.

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STATUT them that ko God of

Ver. INTOW therefore heARKEN, O ISRAEL, unto the

TV STATUTES, and unto the Judgments which I teach you, for to do them that ye may LIVE, and go in and possess the Land which the LORD God of your Fathers giveth you. 2 c Ye shall not add unto Gal. i. 7 There be some that

à trouble you, and would PERVERT the

Gospel of CHRIST. you, neither shall you DIMI & But though we, or an ANGEL from NISH ought from it, that ye HEAVEN preach any other GOSPEL unto

you, than that which we have preachmay KEEP the COMMAND

ed unto you, let him be ACCURSED. Ments of the LORD your Rev. xxii, 16 I JESUS have sent God which I command you. mine ANGEL to testify unto you these

Things in the Churches, I am the 3 Your Eyes have seen

Root, and the OFFSPRING of David, what the LORD did because and the BRIGHT, and Morning Star. of Baal-peor: for all the Men

18 For I testify unto every Man

that heareth the Words of the PROthat followed Baal-peor, the

Tollowea Baalpeor, the PHECY of this Book, If any Man shall LORD thy God hath destroy- add unto these things, God fhall ed them from among you.

add unto him the PLAGUES that are

written in this Book. 4 But ye that did CLEAVE 19 And if any Man shall TAKE unto the LORD your God, AWAY from the Words of the Book are alive every one of you this

of this PROPHECY, GOD shall take away his part out of the Book of

Life, and out of the holy city, and Ś Behold, I have taught from the Things which are written you STATUTES and Judg- in

A mpe and Leder in this Book. ments, even as the LORD my God commanded me, that ye hould do so in the Land whither ye go to poffefs it.

Day.

6 : KEEP therefore and : d Psal. cxi. 6 He hath Thewed his

People the Power of his Works, that DO THEM, for this is your

he may give them the Heritage of WISDOM and your Under- the Heathen. ftanding in the Sight of the 7. The Works of his hands are

VERITY and Judgment; all his ComNations, which shall hear all

mandments are sure. these STATUES and say, Sure 9 He fent REDEMPTION unto his ly this great Nation is a wise People, he hath commanded his co

VENANT for ever : HOLY and REVEREND and understanding PEOPLE. is his NiME.

10 The Fear of the LORD is the BEGINNING of WISDOM : a good VaderAtanding have all they that no bis COMMANDMENTS : his PRAISE ENDURETH for EVER.

Job xxviii. 28 And unto' Man he said, Behold, the Fear of the LORD, that is WISDOM, and to DEPART from Evil is UNDERSTANDING. • ne For what Nation is Psal. cxlv. & The Lord is grae

woh cious, and full of Compaffion; dor there so great, who hath

to Anger, and of GREAT Mercy. GOD sO NIGH unto them, as , The LORD is good to all : and the LORD our God is in all his tender MERCIES are over all bis

Works. Things that we call upon

18 The LORD IS NIGH Unto all them him for?

that call upon him, to all that CALL

upon him in TRUTH. . 19 He will fulfil the Des tre of them that Fear him, he also will hear their Cry, and will save thein. * 20 The LORD PRESERVETH all them that love him : but all the WICKED will he DESTROY.

21 My Mouth fhall speak the PRAISE of the LORD : and let all Flesh SLESS his HOLY NAME for ever and ever.

John xiv. 2; Jesus said. If a Man LOVE ME, he will keep my Words : and my FATHER will LOVE HIM, and we will come unto him, and make our ABODE with him.

24 He that loveth me pot, keepeth not my SAYINGS : and the Word which you hear, is not mine, but the Father's which rent me.

Ifa. Ivii. Is Thus faith the HIGH and LOFTY ONE chat inhabitech ETERNITY, whose name is Holy, I DWELL in the high and HOLY PLACE ; with him allo that is of a CONTRITE and HUMBLE SPIRIT, TO REVIVE thc SPIRIT of the HUMBLE, and to revive the Heart of the CONTRITE Ones.

Pfal. xxxiv. 18 The LORD is NIGH unto them that are of a broken Heart; and SAVETH such as be of a CONTRITE SPIRIT, Sf And what Nation is ' Psal. xix. 7 The Law of the LORD

is perfe&t CONVERTING the Soul: the there so great, that hath Teftimony of the LORD is sure, maSTATUTES and Judgments king wise the simple. so RIGHTEOUS, as all this 8 The STATUTES of the LORD are

right, REJOYCING the HEART : the Law which I set before you LAW which I Tel DIOC you COMMANDMENT of the LORD IS PURE, this Day?

ENLIGHTNING the EYES.

9 The Fear of the Lord is clean, INDUR ING for crer : thc JUDGMENTS of the LORD arc TRUE and RIGHTEOUS altogechci..

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