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IK The sword without and terror within shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling a//0 with the man of gray hairs. .1. ■>..•

26 I (aid, . 1 would {carter them into corners, I would make the remembrance of them to cease from among men:

17 Were ic not that I feared die wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries should behave themselves strangely, andle& they should say, Our hand is high, and the lo Id hath not done all this. •■ is :..

18 For Aej are a nation void of counsel, neither is thcre an] understanding in them. . \,

19 O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!

50 How should one chase a thousand,' and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the Lord had shut them up? ;r \ it

31 For^heir rock is not as our Rock, even our enemies themseWes Mug judges. 1 .' . r,. ■>

31 For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, and of the fields of Gomorrah: their grapes ire grapes, of gall, their clusters are hitter, j..

33 Their wine is the poison of dragons, jmd the.ctuel venom of asps.,

34 Is not this laid up in store with me, and sealed up among my treasures i U' -h

3J Tp me beUngeth vengeance, and tecompence, their foot shall slidein due time : for the day of their calamity Mjk hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.

For the Lord shall judge his people, and repent himself for his servants; when he seeth- that their powct is gone, and there is none shut up) or left. ,:o M M .s..

37 And he shall say, Where are their gods, their, rock in whom they trusted, v .-• .. J !.:

38 Which did #at the fat of their sacrifices, and dtank the wine of their drink-offerings? let them rise up andhelp you, and be your protfSRIon.

39 See now that I, even I am he, and there god with me.: I kill and I m.kealive ; I wound,and I heal: neither is 1 here any that can deliver out of my hand,i ..1 ;.

40 For I lift up my hand to huven, and&y».iUve:fw«Tef.. ;. .... it I muu

and mine hand take hold on judgment j I will render vengeance to mine enemies, and will reward them that hate me.!:; ., ■

.,,41 I will make mine arrows drunk with blood ( and my sword shall devour flesh' ) and that with the blood of the slain, and of the captives, from the beginning of revenges upon, the enemy.

43 Rejoyce, O venations, teith his people: sot he will avenge the blood of his servants, and will render vengeance to his adversaries, and will be mercif ul unto his land, aid to his people.

44 % And Moses came and spake all the words of this song in the cars of the people, he and Hoshea the son of Nun.

45 And Moses made and end of speaking all these words to all Israel.

46 And he said unco them, Set your hearts unto all the words which I teftifie among you this day j which ye shall command your children to observe todo al 1 the words of this law.

47 For it is not a vain thing for you: because it is, your life ; and through this thing ye shall prolong jwtr days in the land whither ye go over Jordan to posses ic. . ,

48 And the Lord spake unto Moses that self-fame day, saying,

4? Get thee up into this mountain Ararim, ut le mount Ncbo, which is in the land of Moah, chat is over against Jericho; and behold the land of Caanani which I five unto the children of Israel for a poit.flion.

50 And die in the mount whither thougoestup, and be gathered unto thy people ; as Aaron thy brother died in mount Hor, and was gathered unco his people:

51 Because ye trespassed against me among the children os Israel, at the waters of Meribah-kadcsh, in the wilderness of Zin; because ye sanctified me not in the midst of the children ot Israel.

51 Yet thou shalt see the land before thee, but thou shalt not go thither unto* the land which I give the children of Israel. •'

CHAP. XXXIIT. I 'The majefy ef God. 6 The blessings of

the twelve tribes. i6 The esettUeiicy ef


ANd this« the bleffing, *berewith Moses the man of God b<

Sit children of Israel before Ms dcam.

: And he said, The Lord came from Sinai, and role up from Scir unto them; he sliiaed forth from mount Paran, and he came with ten thousands of faints: from his right hand item a i fiery- law for them. n- '••

? Yea, he loved the p?ople ; all his saints are in thy hand: and they fat down at thy tcet; ever] one (hall receive of thy words.

4 Moses commanded us a law: even the inheritance of the congregation of Jacob.

5 And he was king in Jeshurnn, when the heads of the p:ople and the tribes of Israel were gathered together.

6-% Let Reuben live, and not die J and let mt his men be few.

7 ^ And this it the Wejjt'j? of Judah; arid he said, Hear, Lord, the voice ot Judeh and bring him unto his people: let'his hands be sufficient for him,, and be thou an help to him from his enemies. •> < >

8 % And of Levi he said, trt thy Thummimandehy Urim Arwirii thy holy one, whom thou didst prove at Massah, and vtith whom thou didst strive at the waters of Meribah;

9 Who said unto nis satlier and to his mother, I have not seen him, neither did he acknowledge his brethren, nor knew his own childten: for they have observed thy word, and kept thy covenant, •

to They (hall teach Jacob thy judgments, and Israel thy law ! they (hall put incense before thee, and wholeburnt-sacrifice upon thine alias.

11 Bhfs, Lord, his subsistanee, and accept the work of his hands: smite through the loyns of them that rile againft, him, and of them that hate him, that they life not again.

12 f And of Benjamin he said, The beloved of die Lord shall dwell in safety by him; and the LORD shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell between his shoulder*.

11 f And of Joseph he said, Blessed of the Lord be his kind, for the precious things of heaven, for thj dew, and for the deep that coucheth beneath,

14 A»id for the precious fruitsbrought forth by the fun, and for the precious things put forth by the moon, 1 .

15 And (or the chief thingsof die ancient mountains, and for the precious things of the lasting hilts,

It And for the precious things of


the earth, and fulness thereof, and sot the good will of him that dwelt in the bush i let the hUfling come upon the head of Joseph, and upon thetof of the head of him that was separated from his brethren. >.!.."

17-His glory is like the firstling of iis bullock,and his horns arelike the boms of unicorns4 with them he shall push die people together, to the ends ot the earth : and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.

18 f And of Zebulun he said, Rejoyce, thy goingout; and Issachar, in ihy tents.

■ 119 They shall call thepenple untd ifie moujuain, there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness-.for they shaH fiitkj of the abundance ot'the seas, and eftrea-j lures hid in rhe send.

20 f And of Gad he said, Blessed be fae that cnlargeth Gad : he dwelleth as a - lion, and tcareth the arm wish' the crown of the head.

»i And he provided the first partfor himself, because there,-*!) a pportion of riie law-giver t/ls he seated' 5 "and he came with the heads of the people, he executed the justice of the Lord, and his juugmenrs with Israel. • "• •''

11 % And oslftn he said, Dan is a lions whelp: he shall leap from Bashan. •ij f And of Naphiali he said, O Naphtali, satisfied wtthfavour, and hill with the blessing ofrheLoftp : possess thou the west ans the (oath.'

141 And of Ashes heftid, Let Ashes be blessed with children ; let him be acceptable to his brethren, and let him dip his foot in oyl."

2; Thy (hoes fall be iron and brass 5 and as thy days, so shalt thy sttength fe.

16 % There is none like onto die God of Jefhurun, who rideth upon the heaven in thy help, and in his, excellency on the skyi <

17 The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enciny from before thee, and fliall say, Destroy them,

28 Israel ttten shall dwell in safety alone : die fountain of Jacob shall be upon a land os corn and wine, also his heavens fliall drop down deWr * ,

Js7 Happy <wt thou, O Israel : who it like unto tbee, O people saved' by the Lord, riiesliieliiof-thy hfefaiaiid wboti the sword of thy •*x«H«B<sy<}iand thin*

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2 And all Naphtah, and the land of full of the spirit of wisdom ; for Mo- j phraimsand Manasseh, and all the land ses had laid his hands upon him : and tjudah, unto the utmost sea, I the xhadbw of Kraef hcarkned unto

3 And the south, and the plain of the alley of Jericho, the city of palm-trees, nto Zoar.

4 And the Lord said unto him, 'his it the land which 1 sware unto A>raham, urao Kaac, and unto Jacob,

him, and did as die Lord commanded: Moses.

10 ^ And there arose not a prophet! since in Israel like unto Moses, whom1 the Lord knew face to face: •<

11 In all the signs and the wonders i

i)ing, I will give it unto thy seed : I j which the Lord sent him to do in the ave caused thee to see it with thine I land of Egypt, to Pharaoh, and-to all

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11 And in all that mighty hand, and in all the great terror which Moses shewed in the sight of all Israel.

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C-tTA P. I.~ I .' * Be strong and of a-good courage :. Tit Lord apptinttth Joshua to succeed for unto this peopie.fhalt dioti divide Mosti. 5 The borders of the promised ifar an inheritance the land which I 7 ' sivareunto their sarherstogive rhem.

1,7- Only be thou strong and very ecu

NOW'after the death of Mosis jr.igcous, that thou mayst obsrvejotlo the servant os the Lord, it 'according to ill the law which Moses came to pass, that the Lord imy servant commanded thee: turn not friilr/. imrr. Insrina rhr? srm of I from it to the tight hand or to the left, that thou mayst prosper whithersoever thou gecst.

8 This book of die law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that tliou mayst observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou.; shalt make thf way prosperous, aud then diou shalt have good success.

9 Have not I commanded thee ? Be strong and of a good courage, be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed : lor the Lore thy God is with thee, whithersoever rhou goeft. i

S Then Joshua commanded the

I tnid.. 59 Cod promisttk to afpst jft (bun : 8 Hegivah him inftrullienj. sOVV"after die deadi of Moses the servant of the Lord, it came to pass, that the Lord spake unto Joshua the son of ^un, Moses minister, sayingt

* Moses my servant is dead; now :hcrefpre arise, goovet this Jordan, thou indall this people, untothe land which I do give .to them, even to the children rflsrae).

5 Every place that the sole of your soot shall tread upon, that have I given unto JQU, as I said unto Moses.

4 From the wilderness and this Leba?°n> even unto the great river the river P-uphrates, all the land of the Hittitcs, >na unto the great lea, toward the going down ot the fun, shall be your coast. 5. 'I here shall not any man be able

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giveth you repossess it.

if 4 And to die Reubenites, and to the, and to half die tribe of Manasseh, spake Joshua, {tying, . i? Remember the word which Moses die servant of the Lord commanded you, saying. The Lord your God hath given you test, and hath given you this land:

14 Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle shall remain in the land which Moses gave you on this side Jordan; but ye shall pass before your brethren armed, all the mighty men of valour, and help diem: 'i> ' J

15 Until the Lord have given your brethren rest, as he hathgiven you, and they also have possessed the land which the Lord your God giveth them : then ye shall re urn unto the land of your pofc session, and enjoy it, which Moses die Lords servant gave you on this side Jordan toward the fun-rising. . \6 And they answered Joshua, fiyirg, All that thou commandest us, we wiU do, and whithersoever thou sendest us, we will go. •

17 According as we hearkned unto Moses in all things! so will we hearken unto thee: only die Lord thy God be with thee, as he was with Mores.

18 Whosoever he he that doth rebel against thy commandment, and will nor hearken unto thy, words , in all that thou commandest him, ho {hall be put to death: only be strong and of a good courage.

CHAP. IT. 1 Rahab rceeiveth and concealelh the tteo spies sent from Shittim, 8 Ihe covenant between her and them. \ Nd Joshua the son osNun sent out £\, of Shittim two men, to spy sectetly, saying, Go view the land, even Jericho: and they went, and came into an harlots house, named Rahab, and lodged there.

a And itwastoldtheklngofjericho, laying, Behold, there came men in hither to night of the children of Israel, to search out the country.

3 And die king of Jericho sent unto Rahab, (aying,Bring forth the men that arc come to thee, which arc entred into thine house : for they be come to search out all die country.

4 And the woman took the two men, and hid them, and said thus, There came men onto me, but I wist not whejisejbeyjj^rxi

that the men went out: whither the men. went, I wot not: pursue after them quickly, for ye shall overtake them',' •

6 But slie had brought diem up to die roof of the house, and hid them with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order upon the roof.

7 And the men pursued aster them die way to Jordan, unto the fords: and at soon as they which pursued aftet diem were gone out, they flint the gate.

.8 .sAnd before they were laid down, she came up unto them upon die roof,

9 And she said unto the'men, I know that the Lord hath given you the land, and that your terror is fallen upon us, and that all the inhabitants of die land faint because of you.

For we have beard how die Lord dried up the warer of the Red sea sot you, when you came out of Egypt 5 and what you did unto the two kings or the Amorites that vert on die other side Jordan, SihonandOg, whom ye utterly destroyed.

And assoon as we had heard these thing!, our hearts did melt, neither did there remain any more courage in any man, because of you : for the Lord your. God, he it God in heaven above, and in earth beneath.' •

1 Now therefore,' I pray yen, swear untome by the Lord, since lliaveshewed you kindness, that ye will also shew kindness unto my fathers house; and give me a true token:

13 And that ye will five alive my ther, and my mother, and my br*tin„., and my sisters, and all that they have, and deliver our lives from death." —

14 And the men answered her. Out life for yours if yt utter not this our business. And it shall be when the Lord hath given us the land, that we will deal kindly and truly with thee.

15 Then she let them down by a cord through the window: for her house vat upon the town-wall, and she dwelt upon the wall.

16 And she said unto diem, Get you to the mountain, lest the pursuers meet you ; and hide your selves there three days, until the pursuers be returned: and afterward may ye go your way.

17 And the men said unto her, We mil be blameless of thi» thine oath which thou hast made »- swear.

18 Behold, ■vhen we come into the land, thou shalt bud this line of scarlet

Are^fc tfiFwiniowwhich thou didst t^giTTalieTp the ark of the covenants let us down by: and thou shalt bring and pass over before the people. And thy father, and thy mother, and thy bre- they took up the ark of the covenant, then, and all thy fathers houfhold and went before the people.

T % And the Loud said unto Joshua,

home unto thee,

19 And it shall be, that whosoever that' go out of the doors of thy house into the street, his blood fall be upon . is head, and we will h guiltless: and whosoever1 {hall" be with thee in the house his blood faU be on our head, if at:f hand be upon him.

20 Andif thouuttet ibis our business, then we wiitbe quit oftbineoarh which | thou haft made us to (wear.

21 And they said, According unto your words, (abo'tt. And he sent them away, and they departed: and (he bound the scarlet line in the window.:!/.

21 And they went, and came unto the mountain, and abode there three

This day will I begin to magnisic thee in the sight of all Israel, that they may know that as I was with .Moses, Jo I will be with thee.

: 8 And thou (halt command the priests that hear die ark of the covenant,1 aying. When ye are come to the brink of the water of Jordan, ye (hall stand still in Jordan. • 't ■

9 % And Joslviasaid unto the children of Israel Come hither, and hear the wordsof the Lotto your God.

10 And Joshua said, Hereby ye Dial1 know that the living God is among you, and that he will without fail drive our from before you rheCanaanites, and the

days, until the pursuers were returned., and the Hivices, and the Pcrrz

And the pursuers sought them through
out all the way, but found them not, -

13 ^ So the two men returned, and descended from the mountain, and passed over, and came to Joshua the son of Nun, and told him all things that betel them 1 . 1. , .. .

x\ And they said unto Joshua, Truly the Loan hath delivered into our hands all the land; for even all the inhabitants of the country do faint because of us.' '. 5- '- - i •... ;• ..;

> CHAP. III. j ;•-':

1 Jojhuoi cometh to Jordan. 7 The Lori (hall be cutoff from the waters thac enceitragethjojbua, 9 Jejitta encoura- comedown from above: and they (hall ieththe people. stand upon an heap.

And Joshua rose early in the morn- 14 s And it came to pass when the ing, and they removed from Shir, i people removed frorrHneir tents, to pass tim, and came to Jordan, he and all the ! aver Jordan, and the priests bearing the children of Israel, add lodged there be- ! ark of the covenant before the people ; fore they passed over. .. t :ij And as they that bare the ark

a AnditÆame to pass after three days, I were come unto Jordan, and the feet o£

zttes, and the Girgailiites, and the Amorites, and the Jeousite-.

11 Behold the ark of the covenant of the Lord of all the earth, pasleihover before you into Jordan.

1.1» Now therefore take e twelve men out of the tribes of Israel, out of every tribe a man. .1

13 And it (hall come to pass, as soon » die soles of the feet of the priests that bear the ark of the Lord, the Lord of all the earth, (hall rest in he waters of Jordan, that the waters of Jordan

that the officers went through the host;

3 And they commanded the people, saying, When ye see the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God, and the priests the Levites bearing it, then ye (shall remove from your place, and go arteries'. "... . tntd snivve..' .'ym

+• Yet rheteshalibesaispace between you and it, about two mousand^culraS by measure: come.nbi near unto it, that ye may know rhe way by which ye m usk go: for jehavenot passed way heretofore. . d "

J And Joshua said unto the people, San&'fi.' your selves : for to morrow the Loan will do wonders among you.

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tbe ffieslsthat bare the ark were dipped in the brim of the water, (for Jordan overfiowtth all his banks all the time ofharvest )

16 That the waters which came down from, above, stood and rose up upon art heap very far from the city Adam, that is betide- Zaretait: and those that came down toward the sea of the p]atn,e*rn the (alt-sea, failed, andwere cut off: and the, people passed over, right against Jericho.

17 And. the priests that bare the ark of the covenant of the Lord, stood firm on dry ground in the midst of Jordan, and all the'Ifraclites passed overon dry ground, untilaU the people were passed clean o»e( Jacdap, 1

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