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The Canaanites to be destroyed. NUMBERS. The borders of the land. 41 And they departed from mount Hor, Jon to Zin: and the going forth thereof and pitched in Zalmonah.

shall be from the south to Kadesh-barnea, 42 And they departed from Zalmonah, and shall go on to Hazar-addar, and pass on and pitched in Punon.

to Azmon: 43. And they departed from Punon, and 5 And the border shall fetch a compass pitched in Oboth.

from Azmon unto the river of Egypt, and 44 And they departed from Oboth, and the goings out of it shall be at the sea pitched in Ije-abarim, in the border of 6 And as for the western border, ye shall Moab.

even have the great sea for a border: this 45 And they departed from Iim, and shall be your west border. pitched in Dibon-gad.

17 And this shall be your north border: 46 And they removed from Dibon-gad, from the great sea ye shall point out for you and encamped in Almon-diblathaim. mount Hor:

47 And they removed from Almon-dibla- 8 From mount Hor ye shall point out thaim, and pitched in the mountains of your border unto the entrance of Hamath: Abarim, before Nebo.

and the goings forth of the border shall be 48 And they departed from the moun- to Zedad : tains of Abarim, and pitched in the plains 9 And the border shall go on to Ziphron, of Moab by Jordan near Jericho.

and the goings out of it shall be at Hazar49 And they pitched by Jordan, from enan: this shall be your north border. Beth-jesimoth even unto Abel-shittim in the 10 And ye shall point out your east borplains of Moab.

der from Hazar-enan to Shepham : 50 (And the LORD spake unto Moses 11 And the coast shall go down from in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jeri- Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of cho, saying,

Ain; and the border shall descend, and 51 Speak unto the children of Israel, and shall reach unto the side of the sea of Chinsay unto them, When ye are passed over nereth eastward : Jordan into the land of Canaan;

| 12 And the border shall go down to Jor52 Then ye shall drive out all the inha- dan, and the goings out of it shall be at the bitants of the land from before you, and de- salt sea : This shall be your land with the stroy all their pictures, and destroy all their coasts thereof round about. molten images, and quite pluck down all 13 And Moses commanded the children their high places:

of Israel, saying, This is the land which 53 And ye shall dispossess the inhabit- ye shall' inherit by lot, which the LORD ants of the land, and dwell therein: for I commanded to give unto the nine tribes, and havegiven you the land to possess it to the half tribe :

54 And ye shall divide the land by lot 14 For the tribe of the children of Reufor an inheritance among your families : Iben, according to the house of their fathers, and to the more ye shall give the more in- and the tribe of the children of Gad acheritance, and to the fewer ye shall give cording to the house of their fathers, have the less inheritance: every man's inherit- received their inheritance; and half the ance shall be in the place where his lot tribe of Manasseh have received their infalleth ; according to the tribes of your fa- heritance: thers ye shall inherit.

15 The two tribes and the half tribe 55 But if ye will not drive out the inha- have received their inheritance on this side bitants of the land from before you; then it Jordan near Jericho eastward toward the shall come to pass, that those which ye let sun-rising. remain of them shall be pricks in your eyes,16 And the LORD spake unto Moses, and thorns in your sides, and shall vex you saying, in the land wherein ye dwell.

17 These are the names of the men 56 Moreover, it shall come to pass, that I which shall divide the land unto you: shall do unto you, as I thought to do unto Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of them.

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| 18 And ye shall take one prince of every AND the LORD spake unto Moses, say-tribe, to divide the land by inheritance. A ing,

1 19 And the names of the men are these : 2 Command the children of Israel, and of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jesay unto them, When ye come into the phunneh. land of Canaan; (this is the land that shall 20 And of the tribe of the children of fall unto you for an inheritance, even the Simeon, Shemuel the son of Ammihud. land of Canaan with the coasts thereof:) L 21 Of the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad the

3 Then your south quarter shall be from son of Chislon. the wilderness of Zin along by the coast of 22 And the prince of the tribe of the Edom, and your south border shall be the children of Dan, Bukki the son of Jogli. outmost coast of the salt sea eastward : U23 The prince of the children of Joseph,

4 And your border shall turn from the for the tribe of the children of Manasseh. south to the ascent of Akrabbim, and pass Hanniel the son of Ephod.

T'he cities of the Levites. CHAP. XXXV.

The laos of murder. 24 And the prince of the tribe of the slayer die not, until he stand before the conchildren of Ephraim, Kemuel the son of gregation in judgment. Shiphtan.

I 13 And of these cities which ye shall 25 And the prince of the tribe of the give, six cities shall ye have for refuge. children of Zebulun, Elizaphan the son of 14 Ye shall give three cities on this side Parpach.

Jordan, and three cities shall ye give in the 26 And the prince of the tribe of the land of Canaan, which shall be cities of rechildren of Issachar, Paltiel the son of Azzan.fuge.

27 And the prince of the tribe of the 15 These six cities shall be a refuge, both children of Asher, Ahihud the son of She- for the children of Israel, and for the stranlomi.

Iger, and for the sojourner among them: 28 And the prince of the tribe of the that every one that killeth any person unachildren of Naphtali, Pedahel the son of wares may flee thither. Ammihud.

| 16 And if he smite him with an instru29 These are they whom the LORD com- ment of iron, so that he die, he is a murmanded to divide the inheritance unto the derer: the murderer shall surely be put to children of Israel in the land of Canaan. death. CHAP. XXXV.

| 17 And if he smite him with throwing a AND the LORD spake unto Moses in stone, wherewith he may die, and he die, he A the plains of Moab by Jordan near is a murderer : the murderer shall surely be Jericho, saying,

put to death. 2 Command the children of Israel, that'18 Or if he smite him with an hand-weathey give unto the Levites of the inherit- pon of wood, wherewith he may die, and ance of their possession cities to dwell in; he die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall and ye shall give also unto the Levites sub-surely be put to death. urbs for the cities round about them.

19 The revenger of blood himself shall 3 And the cities shall they have to dwell slay the murderer: when he meeteth him, in; and the suburbs of them shall be for he shall slay him. their cattle, and for their goods, and for all 20 But if he thrust him of hatred, or hur! their beasts.

at him by laying of wait, that he die; 4 And the suburbs of the cities which ye 21 Or in enmity smite him with his hand, shall give unto the Levites, shall reach from that he die: he that smote him shall surely the wall of the city and outward a thousand be put to death; for he is a murderer : the cubits round about.

revenger of blood shall slay the murderer, 5 And ye shall measure from without the when he meeteth him. city on the east side two thousand cubits, 22 But if he thrust him suddenly without and on the south side two thousand cubits, enmity, or have cast upon him any thing and on the west side two thousand cubits, without laying of wait, and on the north side two thousand cubits; 23 Or with any stone, wherewith a man and the city shall be in the midst : this shall may die, seeing him not, and cast it upon be to them the suburbs of the cities. him, that he die, and was not his enemy,

6 And among the cities which ye shall neither sought his harm: give unto the Levites there shall be six 24 Then the congregation shall judge cities for refuge, which ye shall appoint between the slayer and the revenger of for the manslayer, that he may flee thither : blood according to these judgments : and to them ye shall add forty and two cities. / 25 And the congregation shall deliver

7 So all the cities which ye shall give to the slayer out of the hand of the revenger the Levites shall be forty and eight cities : of blood, and the congregation shall restore them shall ye gire with their suburbs. him to the city of his refuge, whither he

8 And the cities which ye shall give was fled: and he shall abide in it unto the shall be of the possession of the children of death of the high priest, which was anointIsrael: from them that have many ye shall sed with the holy oil. gire many ; but from them that have few ye 26 But if the slayer shall at any time shall give few : every one shall give of his come without the border of the city of his cities anto the Levites according to his in-refuge, whither he was fled; heritance which he inheriteth.

127 And the revenger of blood find him 99 And the LORD spake unto Moses, without the borders of the city of his re

|fuge, and the revenger of blood kill the 10 Speak unto the children of Israel, slayer; he shall not be guilty of blood : . and say unto them, When ye be come over 28 Because he should have remained in Jordan into the land of Canaan;

the city of his refuge until the death of the 11 Then ye shall appoint you cities to high priest: but after the death of the high be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer priest the slayer shall return into the land may flee thither, which killeth any person of his possession. at unawares.

29 So these things shall be for a statute 12 And they shall be unto you cities for of judgment unto you throughout your gerefuge from the avenger ; that the man- nerations in all your dwellings.

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No satisfaction for murder. DEUTERONOMY. Inheritance of daughters.

30 Whoso killeth any person, the mur-tribe whereunto they are received : so shall derer shall be put to death by the mouth their inheritance be taken away from the of witnesses: but one witness shall not tes- inheritance of the tribe of our fathers. tify against any person to cause him to die. 5 [ And Moses commanded the children

31 | Moreover, ye shall take no satisfac- of Israel according to the word of the LORD, tion for the life of a murderer, which is saying, The tribe of the sons of Joseph guilty of death: but he shall be surely put hath said well. to death.

6 This is the thing which the LORD doth 32 And ye shall take no satisfaction for command concerning the daughters of Zehim that is fled to the city of his refuge, lophehad, saying, Let them marry to whom that he should come again to dwell in the they think best; only to the family of the land, until the death of the priest

tribe of their father shall they marry. 33 So ye shall not pollute the land 7 So shall not the inheritance of the chilwherein ye are: for blood it defileth the dren of Israel remove from tribe to tribe : land : and the land cannot be cleansed of for every one of the children of Israel shall the blood that is shed therein, but by the keep himself to the inheritance of the tribe blood of him that shed it.

of his fathers. 34 Defile not therefore the land which ye. 8 And every daughter, that possesseth an shall inhabit, wherein I dwell: for I the inheritance in any tribe of the children of LORD dwell among the children of Israel. Israel, shall be wife unto one of the family

Jof the tribe of her father, that the children AND the chief fathers of the families of of Israel may enjoy every man the inheritn the children of Gilead, the son of Ma-lance of his fathers. chir, the son of Manasseh, of the families 9 Neither shall the inheritance remove of the sons of Joseph, came near, and spake from one tribe to another tribe; but every before Moses, and before the princes, the one of the tribes of the children of Israel chief fathers of the children of Israel: shall keep himself to his own inheritance.

2 And they said, The Lord commanded 10 1 Even as the LORD commanded my lord to give the land for an inheritance Moses, so did the daughters of Zelopheby lot to the children of Israel: and my had : lord was commanded by the LORD to give 11 For Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, the inheritance of Zelophehad our brother and Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of unto his daughters.

Zelophehad, were married unto their fa3 And if they be married to any of the ther's brothers' sons : sons of the other tribes of the children of 12 And they were married into the famiIsrael, then shall their inheritance be taken lies of the sons of Manasseh, the son of Ja from the inheritance of our fathers, and seph, and their inheritance remained in the shall be put to the inheritance of the tribe tribe of the family of their father. whereunto they are received : so shall it be 13 These are the commandments and taken from the lot of our inheritance. the judgments, which the LORD command

4 And when the jubilee of the children ed by the hand of Moses unto the children of Israel shall be, then shall their inherit- of Israel in the plains of Moab by Jordan ance be put unto the inheritance of the near Jericho.

· The Fifth Book of MOSES, called DEUTERONOMY.
CHAP. I.

15 On this side Jordan, in the land of MoM HESE be the words which Moses ab, began Moses to declare this law, saying,

1 spake unto all Israel on this side Jor-6 1 The LORD our God spake unto us in dan in the wilderness, in the plain over Horeb, saying, Ye have dwelt long enough against the Red sea, between Paran, and in this mount: Tophel, and Laban, and Hazeroth, and 7 Turn you, and take your journey, and Dizahab.

Igo to the mount of the Amorites, and unto 2 (There are eleven days' journey from all the places nigh thereunto, in the plain. Horeb by the way of Mount Seir unto Ka- in the hills, and in the vale, and in the south, desh-barnea.)

and by the sea-side, to the land of the Cao 3 And it came to pass in the fortieth naanites, and unto Lebanon, unto the great year, in the eleventh month, on the first river, the river Euphrates. day of the month, that Moses spake unto 8 Behold, I have set the land before you: the children of Israel, according unto all go in and possess the land which the LORD that the LORD had given him in command- sware unto your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, ment unto them;

land Jacob, to give unto them and to their 4 After he had slain Sihon the king of seed after them. the Amorites, which dwelt in Heshbon, and 9 | And I spake unto you at that time. Og the king of Bashan, which dwelt at As saying, I am not able to bear you myself taroth in Edrei.

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Moses rehearses the story of CHAP. I.

God's promise. 10 The LORD your God hath multiplied but rebelled against the commandment of you, and behold, ye are this day as the the LORD your God: stars of heaven for multitude.

| 27 And ye murmured in your tents, and 11 (The LORD God of your fathers make said, Because the LORD hated us, he hath you a thousand times so many more as ye brought us forth out of the land of Egypt, are, and bless you, as he hath promised to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, you !)

to destroy us. 12 'How can I myself alone bear your 28 Whither shall we go up? our brecumbrance, and your burden, and your thren have discouraged our heart, saying, strife!

The people is greater and taller than we; 13 Take ye wise men, and understanding, the cities are great and walled up to heaand known among your tribes, and I will ven; and moreover, we have seen the sons make them rulers over you.

of the Anakims there. 14 And ye answered me, and said, The 29 Then I said unto you, Dread not, neithing which thou hast spoken is good for ther be afraid of them. us to do.

130 The LORD your God which goeth be15 So I took the chief of your tribes, fore you, he shall fight for you, according wise men, and known, and made them to all that he did for you in Egypt before heads over you, captains over thousands, your eyes; and captains over hundreds, and captains 31 And in the wilderness, where thou over fifties, and captains over tens, and of hast seen how that the LORD thy God bare ficers among your tribes.

thee, as a man doth bear his son, in all the 16 And I charged your judges at that way that ye went, until ye came into this time, saying, Hear the causes between your place. brethren, and judge righteously between 32 Yet in this thing ye did not believe every man and his brother, and the stran- the LORD your God, ger that is with him.

133 Who went in the way before you, to 17 Ye shall not respect persons in judg: search you out a place to pitch your tents ment; but ye shall hear the small as well in, in fire by night, to shew you by what as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the way ye should go, and in a cloud by day. face of man; for the judgment is God's: 34 | And the LORD heard the voice of and the cause that is too hard for you, bring your words, and was wroth, and sware, say. it unto me, and I will hear it.

ing, 18 And I commanded you at that time 35 Surely there shall not one of these all the things which ye should do. men of this evil generation see that good

19 G And when we departed from Horeb, land, which I sware to give unto your fawe went through all that great and terrible thers, wilderness, which ye saw by the way of the 36 Save Caleb the son of Jephunneh; mountain of the Amorites, as the LORD Our he shall see it, and to him will I give the God commanded us; and we came to Ka- land that he hath trodden upon, and to his desh-barnea.

children, because he hath wholly followed 20 And I said unto you, Ye are come the LORD. unto the mountain of the Amorites, which 37 Also the LORD was angry with me, the LORD Our God doth give unto us. for your sakes, saying, Thou also shalt not

21 Behold, the LORD thy God hath set go in thither. the land before thee: go up and possess it, 38 But Joshua the son of Nun, which as the LORD God of thy fathers hath said standeth before thee, he shall go in thíther. unto thee; fear not, neither be discou-Encourage him: for he shall cause Israel raged.

to inherit it. 22 f And ye came near unto me every 39 Moreover, your little ones, which ye one of you, and said, We will send men be- said should be a prey, and your children, fore us, and they shall search us out the land, which in that day had no knowledge beand bring us word again by what way we tween good and evil, they shall go in thimust go up, and into what cities we shall ther, and unto them will I give it, and they come.

shall possess it. 33 And the saying pleased me well : 40 ‘But as for you, turn ye, and take and I took twelve men of you, one of a your journey into the wilderness by the way tribe :

of the Red sea. 24 And they turned and went up into 41 Then ye answered and said unto me, the mountain, and came unto the valley of We have sinned against the LORD, we will Eshcol, and searched it out.

u go up and fight, according to all that the 25 And they took of the fruit of the LORD our God commanded us. And when land in their hands, and brought it down ye had girded on every man his weapons into us, and brought us word again, and of war, ye were ready to go up into the said, It is a good land which the LORD our hill. God doth give us.

42 And the LORD said unto me, Sav 26 Notwithstanding, ye would not go up, 'unto them, Go not up, neither fight; for I

Moses' speech, rehearsing DEUTERONOMY. God's dealings with Israel. am not among you ; lest ye be smitten be- the brook Zered : and we went over the fore your enemies.

brook Zered. 43 So I spake unto you; and ye would 14 And the space in which we came from not hear, but rebelled against the com- Kadesh-barnea, until we were come over mandment of the Lord, and went presump- the brook Zered, was thirty and eight tuously up into the hill.

years; until all the generation of the men 44 And the Amorites, which dwelt in that of war were wasted out from among the mountain, came out against you, and chased host, as the Lord sware unto them. you, as bees do, and destroyed you in Seir, 15 For indeed the hand of the LORD was even unto Hormah.

against them, to destroy them from among 45 And ye returned and wept before the the host, until they were consumed. LORD ; but the LORD would not hearken to 16 So it came to pass, when all the your voice, nor give ear unto you.

men of war were consumed and dead from 46 So ye abode in Kadesh many days, among the people, according unto the days that ye abode there.l. 17 That the LORD spake unto me, sayCHAP. II.

ing, THEN we turned, and took our journey 18 Thou art to pass over through Ar, the

1 into the wilderness by the way of the coast of Moab, this day : Red sea, as the LORD spake unto me: and 19 And when thou comest nigh over we compassed mount Seir many days. against the children of Ammon, distress · 2 And the LORD spake unto me, saying, them not, nor meddle with them : for I will

3 Ye have compassed this mountain long not give thee of the land of the children of enough: turn you northward.

Ammon any possession ; because I have 4 And command thou the people, say-given it unto the children of Lot for a posing, Ye are to pass through the coast of session. your brethren the children of Esau, which 20 (That also was accounted a land of dwell in Seir ; and they shall be afraid of giants: giants dwelt therein in old time; you : take ye good heed unto yourselves and the Ammonites call them Zamzumtherefore:

mims; 5 Meddle not with them; for I will not 21 A people great, and many, and tall give you of their land, no, not so much as as the Anakims; but the Lord destroyed a foot-breadth ; because I have given mount them before them; and they succeeded Seir unto Esau for a possession.

them, and dwelt in their stead: 6 Ye shall buy meat of them for money, 22 As he did to the children of Esau. that ye may eat; and ye shall also buy which dwelt in Seir, when he destroyed water of them for money, that ye may drink. the Horims from before them; and they

7 For the LORD thy God hath blessed succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead thee in all the works of thy hand: he know-even unto this day : eth thy walking through this great wilder- 23 And the Avims which dwelt in Haness: these forty years the LORD thy God zerim, cven unto Azzah, the Caphtorims, hath been with thee: thou hast lacked no- which came forth out of Caphtor, destroyed thing.

them, and dwelt in their stead.) 8 And when we passed by from our 24 Rise ye up, take your journey, and brethren the children of Esau, which dwelt pass over the river Arnon : behold, I have in Seir, through the way of the plain from given into thine hand Sihon the Amorite, Elath, and from Ezion-gaber, we turned king of Heshbon, and his land : begin to and passed by the way of the wilderness possess it, and contend with him in battle. of Moab..

s 25 This day will I begin to put the dread 9 [ And the LORD said unto me, Dis- of thee and the fear of thee upon the natress not the Moabites, neither contend tions that are under the whole heaven, who with them in battle : for I will not give thee shall hear report of thee, and shall tremble, of their land for a possession ; because I and be in anguish because of thee. have given Ar unto the children of Lot for 26 And I sent messengers out of the wila possession

derness of Kedemoth unto Sihon king of 10 (The Emims dwelt therein in times Heshbon with words of peace, saying, past, a people great, and many, and tall as 27 Let me pass through thy land : I will the Anakims;

go along by the highway, I will neither 11 Which also were accounted giants, as turn unto the right hand nor to the left. the Anakims; but the Moabites call them 28 Thou shalt sell me meat for money, Emims.

that I may eat; and give me water for 12 The Horims also dwelt in Seir before- money, that I may drink: only I will pass time, but the children of Esau succeeded through on my feet; them, when they had destroyed them from 29 (As the children of Esau which dwell before them, and dwelt in their stead; as in Seir, and the Moabites which dwell in Israel did unto the land of his possession, Ar, did unto me;) until I shall pass over which the LORD gave unto them.)

Jordan into the land which the LORD OUT 13 Now rise up, suid I, and get you over God giveth us.

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