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Before 13 Whence should I have flesh to give


servant of Moses, one of his young men, to all this people ? for they weep to me, 1490.

answered and said, My lord, Moses, forsaying, Give us flesh, that we may eat.

bid them. 14 I am not able to bear all this people

29 And Moses said to him, Enviest alone, because it is too heavy for me.

thou for my sake? I would that all 15 And if thou dealest this with me,

the Lord's people were prophets, and kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if í

that the Lord would put his spirit upon have found favor in thy sight; and let

them. me not see my wretchedness.

30 And Moses withdrew into the camp, 16 [ And the Lord said to Moses,

he and the elders of Israel. Gather to me seventy men of the elders

31 1 And there went forth a wind

8 Heb. of Israel, whom thou knowest to be the

month of

from the Lord, and brought quails from elders of the people, and officers over days. the sea, and let them fall by the camp, them; and bring them to the tabernacle

s as it were a day's journey on this side, of the congregation, that they may stand

and as it were a day's journey on the there with thee.

other side, around the camp, and as it 17 And I will come down and talk

were two cubits high upon the face of the with thee there: and I will take of the

earth. spirit which is upon thee, and will put

32 And the people stood up all that i upon them; and they shall bear the

day, and all that night, and all the next burden of the people with thee, that thou

day, and they gathered the quails: he mayest not bear it thyself alone. Is. 50.2. & that gathered least gathered ten homers:

18 And say thou to the people, Sanc- 59. 1. and they spread them all abroad for tify yourselves against to-morrow, and

themselves around the camp. ye shall eat flesh; for ye have wept in

33 And while the & flesh was yet bethe ears of the LORD, saying, Who shall

tween their teeth, ere it was chewed, the give us flesh to eat ? for it was well with

wrath of the LORD was kindled against us in Egypt: therefore the LORD will

the people, and the Lord smote the peogive you flesh, and ye shall eat.

ple with a very great plague. 19 Ye shall not eat one day, nor two

34 And he called the name of that days, nor five days, neither ten days, nor

place 10 Kibroth-hattaavah: because there twenty days;

they buried the people that lusted. 20 But even a s whole month, until it

35 And the people journeyed from shall come out at your nostrils, and it be

Kibroth-Hattaavah to Hazeroth : and lothsome to you; because ye have des

11 abode at Hazeroth. pised the Lord who is among you, and

CHAP. XII. have wept before him, saying, Why came

I God rebuketh the sedition of Miriam and we forth out of Egypt?

Aaron. 10 Miriam's leprosy is healed at the

prayer of Moses. 14 God commandeth her to 21 And Moses saíd, The people among , Ex. 16. 13. be shut out of the host. whom I am, are six hundred thousand Ps. 78. 26. footmen; and thou hast said, I will give

Moses because of the i Oushite wothem flesh, that they may eat a whole

man whom he had married: for he had month.

9 Heb. as it 12 married a Cushite woman. 22 Shall the flocks and the herds be were the 2 And they said, Hath the Lord inslain for them, to suffice for them ? or way of a deed spoke only by Moses ? hath he not

day. shall all the fish of the sea be gathered

spoke also by us? And the Lord heard it. for them, to suffice for them?

3 (Now the man Moses was very 23 And the LORD said to Moscs, e Is

meek, above all the men who were upon the Lord's hand shortened ? thou shalt Ps. 78. 30. the face of the earth.) see now whether my word shall come to

4 And the LORD spoke suddenly to pass to thee, or not.

Moses, and to Aaron, and to Miriam, 24 f And Moses went out, and told the

Come out ye three to the tabernacle of

10 That is, people the words of the LORD, and gath

the grades

the congregation. And they three came ered the seventy men of the elders of the of lust. out. people, and set them around the taberna

5 And the Lord came down in the pil. cle.

lar of the cloud, and stood in the door of 25 And the Lord came down in a 11 Heb. they the tabernacle, and called Aaron and cloud, and spoke to him, and took of the were in, Miriam: and they both came forth. spirit that was upon him, and gave it to &c. 6 And he said, Hear now my words: the seventy elders : and it came to pass,

If there is a prophct among yon, I the that when the spirit rested upon them; 1 Heb. Lord will make myself known to him in they prophesied, and did not cease. Cushite. a vision, and will speak to him in a 26 But there remained two of the men

dream. in the camp, the name of the one was El

7 My servant Moses is not so, o who is dad, and the name of the other Medad: 2 Heb.taken. faithful in all my house. and the spirit rested upon them, and they

8 With him will I speak c mouth to were of them that were described, but

mouth, even apparently, and not in dark went not out to the tabernacle : and they o Hebr. 3. 2. speeches; and the similitude of the LORD prophesied in the camp.

shall he behold: why then were ye not 27 And there ran a young man, and

afraid to speak against my servant Motold Moses, and said, Eidad and Medad

ses? do prophesy in the camp.

CEx. 33. 11. 9 And the anger of the Lord 'was kin28 And Joshua the son of Nun, the!

dled against them; and he departed.

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17 1 And Moses sent them to explore the tabernacle; and behold, Miriam be

1490. the land of Canaan, and said to them, came leprous, white as snow: and Aaron

Go ye up this way southward, and as looked upon Miriam, and behold, she

cend the mountain : was leprous.

18 And see the land, what it is; and 11 And Aaron said to Moses, Alas,

the people that dwell therein, whether my lord, I beseech thee, lay not the sin

they are strong or weak, few or many; upon us, in which we have done foolish

19 And what the land is that they ly, and ir, which we have sinned.

dwell in, whether it is good or bad; and 12 Let her not be as one dead, of whom

what cities they are that they dwell in, the flesh is half consumed at the time of

whether in tents, or in strong holds; his birth.

20 And what the land is, whether it is 13 And Moses cried to the LORD, say

fertile or barren, whether there is wood ing, Heal her now, O God, I beseech

in it, or not. And be ye of good cour. thee.

age, and bring of the fruit of the land. 14 And the Lord said to Moses, If her

Now the time was the time of the first father had but spit in her face, should

ripe grapes. she not be ashamed seven days ? let her

211 So they went up, and searched be d shut out from the camp seven days,

the land from the wilderness of Zin to and after that let her be received again.

Rehob, as men come to Hamath. 15 And Miriam was shut out from the

22 And they ascended by the south, camp, seven days: and the people jour- . Lev. 13. 46. and came to Hebron; where Ahiman, neyed not till Miriam was brought in

Sheshai, and Talmai, the children of again.

Anak, were. (Now Hebron was built 16 And afterward the people removed

seven years before Zoan in Egypt.) from Hazeroth, and encamped in the

23 . And they came to the i brook of wilderness of Paran.

Eshcol, and cut down from thence a

branch with one cluster of grapes, and CHAP. XIII.

they bore it between two upon a staff; I The names of the men who were sent to er.

and they brought of the pomegranates, plore the land. 17 Their instructions. 21 Their acts. 26 Their relation.

and of the figs.

24 The place was called the 2 brook ND the Lord spoke to Moses, say

3 Eshcol, because of the cluster of grapes

which the children of Israel cut down 2 Send thou men, that they may search

from thence. the land of Canaan, which I give to the

25 And they returned from exploring children of Israel: of every tribe of their

the land after forty days. fathers shall ye send a man, every one a

26 1 And they went and came to Moruler among them.

ses, and to Aaron, and to all the congre3 And Moses, by the commandment of

gation of the children of Israel, to the the Lord, sent them from the wilderness

wilderness of Paran, to Kadesh; and of Paran : all those men were heads of a Deut. 1. 24. brought back word to them, and to all the children of Israel.

the congregation, and showed them the 4 And these vcre their names: Of the

fruit of the land." tribe of Reuben, Shammua the sun of

27 And they told him, and said, We Zaccur.

came to the land whither thou sentest us, 5 Of the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat the

and surely it floweth with 6 milk and son of Hori.

1 or, valley. honey; and this is the fruit of it. 6 Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son

28 Nevertheless, the people are strong of Jephinneh.

that dwell in the land, and the cities are 7 Of the tribe of Issachar, Igal the son

walled, and very great: and moreover, of Joseph

we saw the children of Anak there. 8 Of the tribe of Ephraim, Oshea the

29 The Amalekites dwell in the land son of Nun.

2 or, valley

of the south: and the Hittites, and the 9 Of the tribe of Benjamin, Palti the

Jebusites, and the Amorites, dwell in the son of Raphu.

mountains: and the Canaanites dwell by 10 of ihe tribe of Zebulun, Gaddiel

the sea, and by the coast of Jordan. the son of Sodi.

30 And Caleb stilled the people before 11 Or the tribe of Joseph, namely, of 3 That is, Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, the tribe of Manassah, Gaddi the son of a cluster of and possess it; for we are well able to Susi.


overcome it. 12 or the tribe of Dan, Ammiel the

31 But the men that went up with him son of Gemalli.

said, We are not able to go up against 13 Of the tribe of Asher, Sethur the

the people; for they are stronger than we. son of Michael.

Ex. 33. 3. 32 And they brought an evil report of 14 Of the tribe of Naphtali, Nahbi the

the land which they had searched to the son of Vophsi.

children of Israel, saying, The land 15 Of the tribe of Gad, Geuel the son

through which we have passed to search of Machi.


, is a land that eateth up its inhabitants; 16 These are the names of the men Heb. men and all the people that we saw in it, are whom Moses sent to explore the land. of statures. men of a great stature. And Moses called Oshea the son of Nun

33 And there we saw the giants, the Jehoshua.

Isons of Anak, who come of the giants: and

enetk them.

A , and

we were in our own sight as grasshop-| CHRIST, have heard the fame of thee will speak, pers, and so we were in their sight.

1490. saying, CHAP. XIV.

16 Because the LORD was not e able to 1 The people murmut at the news. 6 Joshua

bring this people into the land which he and Caleb labor to still them. 11 God threat13 Moses persuadeth God, and

swore to them, therefore he hath slain obtaineth pardon. 26 The murmurers are

them in the wilderness. deprived of entering into the land. 36 The

17 And now, I beseech thee, let the men who raised the evil report, die by a plague. 40 The people that would'invade the

power of my LORD be great, according as land against the will of God, are emitten.

ihou hast spoken, saying, ND all the congregation lifted up 1 Heb. shad.

18 The LORD is a long-suffering, and

of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and ple wept that night.

transgression, and by no means clearing 2 And all the children of Israel mur

the guilty, e visiting the iniquity of the mured against Moses and against Aaron:

fathers upon the children to the third and and the whole congregation said to them,

fourth generation. O that we had died in the land of Egypt!

19 Pardon, I beseech thee, the iniquity or O that we had died in this wilderness !

of this people according to the greatness 3 And why hath the Lord brought us

"Ex. 32. 12. of thy mercy, and as thou hast forgiven to this land, to fall by the sword, that our

this people, from Egypt, even kuntil now. wives and our children should be a prey ?

20 And the LORD said, I have pardonwere it not better for us to return into

ed according to thy word: Egypt?

21 But as truly as I live, all the earth 4 And they said one to another, Let|

shall be filled with the glory of the LORD. us make a captain, and let us return into

22 Because all those men who have Egypt.

seen my glory, and my miracles, which

6 Ex. 13. 21. 5 Then Moses and Aaron fell on their

I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and faces before all the assembly of the con

have 3 tempted me now these ten times, gregation of the children of Israel.

and have not hearkened to my voice; 61 And Joshua the son of Nun, and

23 4 Surely they shall not see the land Caleb the son of Jephunneh, who were of

which I swore to their fathers, neither them that searched the land, rent their

shall any of them that provoked me see it: clothes :

24 But my servant , Caleb, because 7 And they spoke to all the company

· Deut. 9. 28. he had another spirit with him, and hath of the children of Israel, saying, The

followed me fully, him will I bring into land, which we passed through to search

the land into which he went; and his

d Ex. 34. 6. it, is an exceeding good land.

seed shall possess it.

Ps. 103.8. 8 If the Lord delighteth in us, then he

25 (Now the Amalekites, and the Ca. will bring us into this land, and give it to

naanites dwelt in the valley.) To-morus; a land which floweth with milk and

row turn you, and pass into the wilder

e Ex. 20. 5. & honey.

34. 7.

ness, by the way of the 5 Red sea. 9 Only rebel not ye against the LORD,

26 1 And the LORD spoke to Moses neither fear ye the people of the land 2 or,hitherto. and to Aaron, saying, for they are bread for us: their i defense

27 How long shati I bear with this evil has departed from them, and the LORD 3 or, tried.

congregation, which murmur against is with us : fear them not.

me? I have heard the murmurings of 10 But all the congregation required 4 Heb. if

the children of Israel, which they murto stone them with stones : and the

glory they see the mur against me.

land. of the LORD appeared in the tabernacle

28 Say to them, 6 As truly as I live, of the congregation before all the chil

saith the LORD, as ye have spoken in my

Heb. dren of Israel.

ears, so will I do to you:

Sea of Suf. 11 1 And the Lord said to Moses, How

29 Your carcasses shall fall in this long will this people provoke me and s Josh. 14. 6. wilderness; and all that were a numberhow long will it be ere they believe me,

ed of you, according to your whole numfor all the signs which I have shown

ber, from twenty years old and upward,

who have murmured against me, among them ?

& c. 26. 65. & 12 I will smite them with the pesti- 32. 11.

30 Doubtless ye shall not come into lence, and disinherit them, and will

the land concerning which I 6 swore to make of thee a greater nation and might

make you dwell therein, save Caleb the ier than they.

a Deut. 1. 35. son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of 13 1 And * Moses said to the LORD,

Nun. Then the Egyptians will hear it, (for

31 But your little ones, which ye said thou broughtest up this people in thy 6 Heb. lifted should be a prey, them will I bring in, might from among them;)

up my and they shall know the land which yé 14 And they will tell it to the inhabit-hand. have despised. ants of this land: for they have heard

32 But as for you, your carcasses, they that thou LORD art among this people,

shall fall in this wilderness. that thou Lord art seen face to face, and 7 or, foed. 33 And your children shall 7 wander that ó thy cloud standeth over them, and

in the wilderness forty years, and bear that thou goest before them, by day-time

your lewd deeds, until your carcasses in a pillar of a cloud, and in a pillar of i Ps. 95. 10. shall be wasted in the wilderness. fire by night.

Ez. 4. 6. 34 After the number of the days in 15 Now if thou shalt kill all this peo

which ye searched the land, even i forty ple as one man, then the nations which

Idays (each day for a year) shall ye bear

5 OT,

* I Cor. 10.


Before your iniquities, even forty years, and


6 Or for a ram, thou shalt prepare for ye shall know g my breach of promise. 1490. a meat-offering two tenth parts of flour 35 I the Lord have said, I will surely

mingled with the third part of a hin of oil. do it to all this evil congregation, that

7 And for a drink-offering thou shalt are gathered against me: in this wilder

offer the third part of a hin of wine, for ness, they shall be consumed, and there

a sweet savor to the LORD. they shall die.

8 or, alter

8 And when thou preparest a bullock 36 And the men whom Moses sent to ing of my for a burnt-offering, or for a sacrifice in

purpose search the land, who returned, and

performing a vow, or peace-offerings to made all the congregation to murmur

The LORD: against him, by bringing a slander upon

9 Then shall he bring with a bullock the land,

a meat-offering of three tenth parts of 37 Even those men that brought the Hebr. 3. 17. flour mingled with half a hin of oil. evil report upon the land, « died by the Jude 5. 10 And thou shalt bring for a drinkplague before the LORD.

offering half a hin of wine, for an offer38 But Joshua the son of Nun, and 1 Deut. 1. 41. ing made by fire, of a sweet savor to the Caleb thë son of Jephwnneh, who were of

LORD: the men that went to search the land,

11 Thus shall it be done for one bul

m Deut. 1.44 lived still

lock, or for one ram, or for a lamb, or a 39 And Moses told these sayings to all


Lev. 23. 10. the children of Israel: and the people

12 According to the number that ye mourned greatly.

shall prepare, so shall ye do to every one

6 Lev. 22. 21. 40 7 And they rose early in the morn

according to their number. ing, and ascended to the top of the moun

13 All that are born in the country tain, saying, Lo, we i are here

, and will callinge pa shall do these things after this manner, go up to the place which the LORD hath

in offering an offering made by fire, of a promised: for we have sinned.

Ex. 29. 18. sweet savor to the Lord. 41 And Moses said, Why now do ye

14 And if a stranger shall sojourn with transgress the commandment of the d Lev. 2. 1. you, or whoever shall be among you in LORD ? but it shall not prosper.

your generations, and will offer an offer42 Go not up, for the Lord is not

ing made by fire, of a sweet savor to the among you; that ye be not smitten be

LORD; as ye do, so he shall do. fore your enemies.

15 . One ordinance shall be both for 43 For the Amalekites and the Ca

you of the congregation, and also for the naanites are there before you, and ye

stranger that sojourneth with you, an orshall fall by the sword: because ye are | Ex. 12. 49. dinance for ever in your generations: as turned away from the LORD, therefore c. 9. 14. ye are, so shall the stranger be before the the LORD will not be with you.

LORD. 44 But they presumed to go up to the

16 One law and one manner shall be hill-top: nevertheless the ark of the cov

for you, and for the stranger that sa enant of the LORD, and Moses, departed

journeth with you. not out of the camp.

17 | And the Lord spoke to Moses, -45 Then the Amalekites came down,

saying, and the Canaanites which dwelt in that

18 Speak to the children of Israel, and hill, and smote them, and m discomfited

say to them, When ye come into the land them, even to Hormah.

whither I bring you, CHAP. XV.

19 Then it shall be, that when ye eat 1 The law of the meat-offering, and the drink.

of the bread of the land, ye shall offer up offering. 13, 29 The stranger is under the

a heave-offering to the LORD. same law. 17 The law of the first of the 2 Heb. from

20 Ye shall offer a cake of the first of dough for a heade-offering 22 The sacrifice the eyes. for sins of ignorance. 30 The punishment

your dough for a heave-offering: as ye of presumption. 32 He that violated the sab.

do the heavc-offering of the threshingbath is stoned. 37 The law of fringes.

floor, so shall ye heave it.

21' Of the first of your dough ye shall ing,

give to the Lord a heave-offering in your 2 a Speak to the children of Israel, and

generations. say to them, When ye shall have come

22 1 And if ye have erred, and not obinto the land of your habitations, which

served all these commandments which I give to you,

the Lord hath spoken to Moses, 3 And will make an offering by fire to

23 Even all that the Lord hath comthe Lord, a burnt-offering, or a sacrifice

manded you by the hand of Moses, from o in 1 performing a vow, or in a free-will

the day that the Lord commanded Mooffering, or in your solemn feasts, to 3 or, ordi. ses, and henceforward among your genemake a sweet savor to the Lord, of the

rations; herd, or of the flock:

24 Then it shall be, if aught shall be 4 Then a shall he that offereth his of

committed by ignorance 2 without the fering to the Lord bring a meat-offering

knowledge of the congregation, that all of a tenth part of flour mingled with the

the congregation shall offer one young fourth part of a hin of oil.

bullock for a burnt-offering, for a sweet 5 And the fourth part of a hin of wine

savor to the LORD, with his meat-offerfor a drink-offering shalt thou prepare

ing, and his drink-offering, according to with the burnt-offering or sacrifice, for

the 3 manner, and one kid of the goats one lamb.

for a sin-offering.

A Ning the Lord spoke to Moses

, say.


41 Four teen thousand and seren hundred are slain

h Deut. 22.12

25 And the priest shall make an atone-1


CHAP. XVI. ment for all the congregation of the chil


1 The rebellion of Korah, Dathan and Abi. dren of Israel, and it shall be forgiven

ram. 23 Moses separateth the people from

the rebels' tents. 31 The earth stalloweth up them; for it is ignorance: and they shall

Korah, and a fire consumelk others. 36 The bring their offering, a sacrifice made by

censers are reserved to holy use. fire io the LORD, and their sin-offering before the Lord, for their ignorance:

by a plague for murmuring against Moses

and Aaron. 46 Aaron by incense stayeth -26 And it shall be forgiven all the Lev. 4. 27. the plague. congregation of the children of Israel,

, of , and the stranger that sojourneth among them; seeing all the people were in ig

Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, norance.

4 Heb. doeth. and On, the son of Peleth, sons of Reu27 ? And sisany soul shall sin through

ben, took men: ignorance, then he shall bring a she-goat

2 And they rose up before Moses, with of the first year for a sin-offering.

certain of the children of Israel, two hun28 And the priest shall make an atonement for the soul that sinneth ignorant

5 Heb. with dred and fifty princes of the assembly,

a high 1 famous in the congregation, men of rely, when he sinneth by ignorance before hand. nown: the LORD, to make an atonement for

3 And they assembled themselves him; and it shall be forgiven him.

against Moses and against Aaron, and 29 Ye shall have one law for him that

said to them, i Ye take too much upon 4 sinneth through ignorance, both for Lev. 24. 12 vou, seeing all the congregation are hohim that is born among the children of

ly, every one of them, and the Lord is Israel, and for the stranger that sojourn

among them: why then do ye raise youreth among them.

selves above the congregation of the 30 ( But the soul that doeth aught

LORD? 5 presumptuously, whether he be born in

Mat. 23. 5.

4 And when Moses heard it, he fell the land, or a stranger, the same re

upon his face: proacheth the LORD; and that soul shall

-5 And he spoke to Korah and to all be cut off from among his people.

his company, saying, Even to-morrow 31 Because he hath despised the word

the Lord will show who are his, and who of the Lord, and hath broken his com

is holy; and will cause him to come mandment, that soul shall utterly be cut

near to him : even him whom he hath off; his iniquity shall be upon him.

chosen will he cause to come near to him. 32 And while the children of Israel

6 This do; Take you censers, Korah, were in the wilderness, they found a man

and all his company; that gathered sticks upon the sabbath

7 And put fire in them, and put incense day.

in them before the LORD to-morrow: and 33 And they that found him gathering

it shall be that the man whom the Lord sticks brought him to Moses and Aaron,

doth choose, he shall be holy: ye take too and to all the congregation.

much upon you, ye sons of Levi. 34 And they put him o in custody, be

8 And Moses said to Korah, Hear, I cause it was not declared what should

pray you, ye sons of Levi: be done to him.

9 Šeemeth it but a small thing to you, 35 And the Lord said to Moses, The

that the God of Israel hath separated you man shall surely be put to death: all the

from the congregation of Israel, to bring congregation shall stone him with stones

you near to himself to do the service of without the camp.

ihe tabernacle of the Lord, and to stand 36 And all the congregation brought

before the congregation to minister to him without the camp, and stoned him

them? with stones, and he died; as the LORD Heb. It is

much for

10 And he hath brought thee near to commanded Moses.

him, and all thy brethren the sons of Levi 37 1 And the LORD spoke to Moses,

with thee: and seek ye the priesthood saying,

also ? 38 Speak to the children of Israel, and

11 For which cause both thou and all bid a them that they make them fringes

thy company are assembled against the on the borders of their garments through

Lord: and what is Aaron, that ye murout their generations, and that they put

mur against him? upon the fringe of the borders a ribin of

12 1 And Moses sent to call Dathan blue:

and Abiram, the sons of Eliab: who said, 39 And it shall be to you for a fringe, 2 Heb. bore We will not come up: that ye may look upon it, and remember out. 13 Is it a small thing that thou hast all the commandments of the Lord, and

brought us out of a land that floweth with do them; and that ye seek not after your

milk and honey, to kill us in the wilderown heart and your own eyes, after which

ness, except thou make thyself altogether ye use to go astray:

a prince over us? 40 That ye may remember, and do all

14 Moreover, thou hast not brought us my commandments, and be holy to your

into a land that floweth with milk and God.

honey, or given us inheritance of fields 41 I am the LORD your God, who

and vineyards: wilt thou 2 put out the brought you out of the land of Egypt, Gen. 4. 4. eyes of these men ? we will not come up: to be your God: I am the LORD your

15 And Moses was very wroth, and God.

I said to the LORD, - Respect not thou their

a c. 27. 3.
Jude 11.

b c. 16. 9.


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