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The Israelites go to Paran. CHAP. XI.

The blessing of Moses. camps that lie on the east parts shall go cording to their armies : and over his host forward.

was Elishama the son of Ammihud. 6 When ye blow an alarm the second 23 And over the host of the tribe of the time, then the camps that lie on the south children of Manasseh was Gamaliel the side shall take their journey: they shall son of Pedahzur. blow an alarm for their journeys.

24 And over the host of the tribe of the 7 But when the congregation is to be children of Benjamin was Abidan the son gathered together, ye shall blow, but ye of Gideoni. shall not sound an alarm.

25 | And the standard of the camp ot 8 And the sons of Aaron, the priests, the children of Dan set forward, which was shall blow with the trumpets; and they the rere-ward of all the camps

throughout shall be to you for an ordinance for ever their hosts : and over his host was Abiezer throughout your generations.

the son of Ammishaddai. 9 And if ye go to war in your

land 26 And over the host of the tribe of the against the enemy that oppresseth you, children of Asher was Pagiel the son of then ye shall blow an alarm with the trum- Ocran. pets; and ye shall be remembered before 27 And over the host of the tribe of the the LORD your God, and ye shall be saved children of Naphtali was Ahira the son of enemies.

Enan. 10 Also in the day of your gladness, 28 Thus were the journeyings of the and in your solemn days, and in the be- children of Israel according to their arginnings of your months, ye shall blow with mies, when they set forward. the trumpets over your burnt-offerings, 29 And Moses said unto Hobab, the and over the sacrifices of your peace-of- son of Raguel the Midianite, Moses' faferings; that they may be to you for a ther-in-law, We are journeying unto the memorial before your God: I am the LORD place of which the LORD said, I will give

it you: come thou with us, and we will do 11 And it came to pass on the twen- thee good : for the LORD hath spoken tieth day of the second month, in the se- good concerning Israel, cond year, that the doud was taken up 30 And he said unto him, I will not go; from off the tabernacle of the testimony." but I will depart to mine own land, and to

12 And the children of Israel took their my kindred. journeys out of the wilderness of Sinai; and 31 And he said, Leave us not, I pray the cloud rested in the wilderness of Paran. thee: forasmuch as thou knowest how we

13 And they first took their journey ac- are to encamp in the wilderness, and thou cording to the commandment of the LORD mayest be to us instead of eyes. by the hand of Moses.

32 And it shall be, if thou go with us, 14 In the first place vent the standard gea, it shall be, that what goodness the of the camp of the children of Judab ac- LORD shall do unto us, the same will we cording to their armies : and over his host do unto thee. was Nahshon the son of Amminadab. 33 | And they departed from the mount

15 And over the host of the tribe of the of the LORD three days' journey: and the children of Issachar was Nethaneel the ark of the covenant of the LORD went beson of Zuar.

fore them in the three days' journey, to 16 And over the host of the tribe of the search out a resting place for them. children of Zebulun was Eliab the son of 34 And the cloud of the LORD was Helon.

upon them by day, when they went out 17 And the tabernacle was taken down; of the camp. and the sons of Gershon and the sons of 35 And it came to pass, when the ark Merari set forward, bearing the tabernacle. set forward, that Moses said, Rise up,

18 | And the standard of the camp of LORD, and let thine enemies be scattered; Reuben set forward according to their ar- and let them that hate thee flee before thee. mies: and over his host was Elizur the son 36 And when it rested, he said, Re, of Shedeur.

turn, O LORD, unto the many thousands of 19 And over the host of the tribe of the Israel. children of Simeon was Shelumiel the son

CHAP. XI. of Zurishaddai.

20 And over the host of the tribe of the Alphen the people complained, it children of Gad was Eliasaph the son of heard it and his anger was kindled ; Deuel.

and the fire of the LORD burnt among them, 21. And the Kobathites set forward, and consumed them that were in the utterbearing the sanctuary: and the other did most parts of the camp. set up the tabernacle against they came. 2 And the people cried unto Moses ;

22 T. And the standard of the camp of and when Moses prayed unto the LORD, the children of Ephraim set forward ac- the fire was quenched.

Seventy elders appointed. NUMBERS. Quarls are given in wraih.

3 And he called the name of the place ears of the LORD, saying, Who shall give Taberah: because the fire of the LORD us flesh to eat? for it was well with us in burnt among them.

Egypt: therefore the LORD will give you 4 | And the mixed multitude that was flesh, and ye shall eat. among them fell a lusting: and the chil 19 Ye shall not eat one day, nor two dren of Israel also wept again, and said, days, nor five days, neither ten days, nor Who shall give us flesh to eat ?

twenty days; 5 We remember the fish which we did 20 But even a whole month, until it eat in Egypt freely, the cucumbers, and come out at your nostrils, and it be loaththe melons, and the leeks, and the onions, some unto you: because that ye have des. and the garlic.

pised the LORD which is among you, and 6 But now our soul is dried away ; bave wept before him, saying, Why came there is nothing at all, besides this manna, we forth out of Egypt? before our eyes.

21 And Moses said, The people among 7 And the manna was as coriander-seed, whom I am, are six hundred thousand footand the colour thereof as the colour of men; and thou hast said, I will give them bdellium.

flesh, that they may eat a whole month. 8 And the people went about, and

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22 Shall the flocks and the herds de thered it, and ground it in mills, or beat it slain for them, to suffice them? or shall all in a mortar, and baked it in pans, and the fish of the sea be gathered together for made cakes of it: and the taste of it was them, to suffice them? as the taste of fresh oil.

23 And the LORD said unto Moses, Is 9 And when the dew fell upon the camp the LORD's hand waxed short? thou shalt in the night, the manna fell upon it. see now whether my word shall come to

10 T Then Moses heard the people pass unto thee, or not. weep throughout their families, every man 24 And Moses went out, and told the in the door of his tent: and the anger of people the words of the LORD, and gatherthe LORD was kindled greatly; Mosesed the seventy men of the elders of the also was displeased.

people, and set them round about the 11 And Moses said unto the LORD, tabernacle. Wherefore hast thou afflicted thy servant? 25 And the Lorr came down in a cloud, and wherefore have I not found favour in and spake unto him, and took of the spirit thy sight, that thou layest the burden of that was upon him, and gave it unto the all this people upon me?

seventy elders : and it came to pass, that 12 Have I conceived all this people ? when the spirit rested upon them, they have I begotten them, that thou shouldest prophesied, and did not cease. say unto me, Carry them in thy bosom, as 26 But there renained two of the men a nursing-tather beareth the sucking child, in the camp, the name of the one was Eldad, unto the land which thou swarest unto their and the name of the other Medad : and fathers ?

the Spirit rested upon them; and they were 13 Whence should I have flesh to give of them that were written, but went not unto all this people? for they weep unto out unto the tabernacle: and they propheme, saying, Give us flesh, that we may eat. sied in the camp.

14 I am not able to bear all this people 27 And there ran a young man, and alone, because it is too heavy for me. told Moses, and said, Eldad and Medad

15 And if thou deal thus with me, kill do prophesy in the camp. me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have 28 And Joshua the son of Nun, the ser. found favour in thy sight; and let me not vant of Moses, one of his young men, an, sce my wretchedness.

swered and said, My lord Moses, forbid 16 | And the LORD said unto Moses, them. Gather unto me seventy men of the elders 29 And Moses said unto him, Enviest of Israel, whom thou knowest to be the thou for my sake? would God that all the elders of the people, and officers over Lord's people were prophets, and that the them; and bring them unto the tabernacle LORD would put bis Spirit upon them. of the congregation, that they may stand 30 And Moses gat him into the camp, there with thee.

he and the elders of Israel. 17 And I will come down and talk with 31 | And there went forth a wind from thee there: and I will take of the spirit the LORD, and brought quails from the sea, which is upon thee, and will put it upon and let them fall by the camp, as it were a them; and they shall bear the burden of day's journey on this side, and as it were the people with thee, that thou bear it not a day's journey on the other side, round thyself alone.

about the camp, and as it were two cubits 18 And say thou unto the people, Sanc- high upon the face of the earth, tify yourselves against to-morrow, and ye 32 And the people stood up all that day, shall eat flesh: for ye have wept in the and all that night, and all the next day.

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