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32 Yet in this thing ye did not believe over fifties, and captains over tens, and 1490.

the LORD your God, officers among your tribes.

33 - Who went in the way before you, 16 And I charged your judges at that

to search ont for you a place to pitch time, saying, Hear the causes between

your tents in in fire by night, to show your brethren, and judge righteously

you by what way ye should go, and in a between every man and his brother, and

cloud by day. the stranger ihat is with him.

34 And the LORD heard the voice of

© John 7. 24. 17 Ye shall not 7 respect persons in

your words, and was wroth, and swore, judgment; but ye shall hear the small

saying, as well as the great; ye shall not be

35 i Surely there shall not one of these afraid of the face of man; for the judg-c. 16. 19.

d Lev. 19. 15.

men of this evil generation see that good ment is God's: and the cause that is too 1 Sam. 16.7. land, which I swore to give to your fahard for you, bring to me, and I will Prov. 24.23. thers, hear it.

36 Save Caleb the son of Jephanneh; 18 And I commanded you at that time

he shall see it, and to him will I give the all the things which ye should do.

land that he hath trod upon, and to his 19 1 And when we departed from Ho- knoroledge children, because he hath swholly folreb, we went through all that great and faces. lowed the LORD. terrible wilderness, which ye saw by the

37 * Also the Lord was angry with me way of the mountain of the Amorites, as

for your sakes, saying, Thou also shalt the Lord our God commanded us; and Num. 15. 3. not go in thither. we came to Kadesh-barnea.

38 But Joshua the son of Nun, who 20 And I said to you, Ye have come

standeth before thee, he shall go in thithto the mountain of the Amorites, which Num. 13.

er. Encourage him: for he shall cause the LORD our God doth give to us.

Israel to inherit it. 21 Behold, the LORD thy God hath set

39 Moreover, your little ones, which the land before thee: go up and possess 8 Heb. mell ye said should be a prey, and your chil. it, as the Lord God of thy fathers hath ed. dren, which in that day had no knowlsaid to thee; fear not, neither be discour

edge between good and evil, they shall aged.

go in thither, and to them will I give it, 22 1 And ye came near to me every 8 Num.13.28. and they shall possess it. one of you, and said, We will send men

40 But as for you, turn ye, and take before us, and they shall explore the land

your journey into the wilderness by the for us, and bring us word again by what

way of the Red sea. way we must go up, and into what cities

41 Then ye answered and said to me, we shall come.

We have sinned against the LORD, we 23 And the saying pleased me well:


go up and fight, according to all that and • I took twelve men of you, one of a

the Lord our God commanded us. And tribe :

when ye had girded on every man his 24 And they turned and ascended

weapons of war, ye were ready to ascend the mountain, and came to the valley of

the hill. Eshcol, and explored it.

A Ex. 13. 21. 42 And the Lord said to me, Say to 25 And they took of the fruit of the

them, Go not up, neither fight; for I am land in their hands, and brought it down

not among you; lest ye be smiiten before to us, and brought us word again, and

your enemies. said, it is a good land which the LORD Num.14.29. 43 So I spoke to you; and ye would our God doth give us.

not hear, but rebelled against the com26 Notwithstanding, ye would not go

mandment of the Lord, and 10 prestmpup, but rebelled against the command

tuvusly ascended the hill. ment of the Lord your God:

9 .

44 And the Amorites, who dwelt on 27 And

ye murmured in your tents, filled to go that mountain, came out against you, and and said, Because the LORD hated us, he after. chased you, as bees do, and destroyed hath brought us forth from the land of

you in Seir, even to Hormah. Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of the

45 And ye returned and wept before Amorites, to destroy us.

the Lord; but the LORD would not heark28 Whither shall we go up ? our

k Num. 20.

en to your voice, nor give ear to you. brethren have 8 discouraged our heart, 12. & 27.14. 46 So ye abode in Kadesh many days, saying, The people are greater and tall-C. 3. 26. & according to the days that ye abode er than we; the cities are great and 4.21. & 34.4. there. walled up to heaven; and moreover, we

CHAP. II. have seen the sons of the: Anakims there.

I The story is continued, that they were not to 29 Then I said to you, Dread not, nei

meddle with the Edomites, 9 nor with the ther be afraid of them.

1 Num.14.40 Moabites, 17 nor with the Ammonites. 24 30 The LORD your God who goeth be

But Sihon the Amorile was subdued by them. fore you; he shall fight for you, accord

THEN we turned, and took our jouring to all that he did for you in Egypt be

ney into the wilderness by the way fore your eyes;

of the Red sea, as the LORD spoke to me: 31 And in the wilderness, where thou were pre. and we compassed mount Seir many hast seen how the Lord thy God bore sumptu. days. thee, as a man doth bear his son, in all ous, and 2 And the Lord spoke to me, saying, the way that ye went, until ye came into

3 Ye have compassed this mountain this place.

long enough: turn you northward.


10 Heb. you

went up.



to the

4 And command thou the people, say. CHRIST,

20 (That also was accounted a land of ing, Ye are to pass through the border of

giants: giants dwelt in it in old time; your brethren ihe children of Esau, who

and the Ammonites call them Zamzumdwell in Seir; and they will be afraid of

mims; you: therefore take ye good heed to your

21 A people great, and many, and tall selves :

as the Anakims; but the LORD destroy5 Meddle not with them; for I will Heb. edened them before them; and they succeednot give you of their land, i no, not so

treading of

ed them, and dwelt in their stead: much as a foot-breadth ; a because I have the sole of 22 As he did to the children of Esau, given mount Seir to Esau for a posses- the fool. who dwelt in Seir, when he destroyed sion.

the Horims from before them; and they 6 Ye shall buy food of them for

succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead money, that ye may eat; and ye shall a Gen. 36. & even to this day: also buy water of them for money, that

23 And the Avims who dwelt in Hazye may drink.

erim even to Azzah, the Caphtorims, who 7 For the LORD thy God hath blessed 2or, Use no came forth from Caphtor, destroyed thee in all the works of thy hand: he hostility them, and dwelt in their stead.) knoweth thy walking through this great

against 24'47 Arise ye, take your journey, and

Moab. wilderness: these forty years the LORD

pass over the river Arnon : behold, I thy God hath been with thee: thou hast

have given into thy hand Sihon the Amolacked nothing.

rite, king of Heshbon, and his land: 6 be8 And when we passed by from our 6 Gen. 36. 20. gin to possess it, and contend with him brethren the children of Esau, who dwelt

in battle. in Seir, through the way of the plain

25 This day will I begin to put the from Elath, and from Ezion-gaber, we 3 Heh, inher-dread of thee and the fear of thee upon

ited turned and passed by the way of the wil

the nations that are under the whole derness of Moab.

heaven, who shall hear report of thee, 91 And the LORD said to me, 2 Dis

and shall tremble, and be in anguish betress not the Moabites, neither contend

4 or, room.

cause of thee. with them in battle: for I will not give

26 And I sent messengers from the thee of their land for a possession; be

wilderness of Kedemoth to Sihon king cause I have given "Ar to ihe children of " Num. 21.12. of Heshbon with words of peace, saying, Lot for a possession.

27 ? Let me pass through thy land: Í 10 (The Emims dwelt in it in times

will go along by the high-way, I will past, a people great, and many, and tall 5 or, valley. neither turn to the right hand nor to the as the Anakims;

left. 11 Who also were accounted giants,

28 Thou shalt sell me food for money, as the_Anakims; but the Moabites cali

that I may eat; and give me water for them Emims.

money, that I may drink: only I will 12 • The Horims also dwelt formerly

pass through on my feet; in Seir, but the children of Esau 3 suc

29 (As the children of Esau who dwell ceeded them, when they had destroyed

in Seir, and the Moabites who dwell in them from before them, and dwelt" in

Ar, did to me;) until I shall pass over their 4 stead; as Israel did to the land of

Jordan into the land which the LORD our his possession, which the LORD gave to

God giveth us. them.)

6 Heb.begin, 30 But Sihon king of Heshbon would 13 Now rise, said I, and pass over the possess. not let us pass by him: for the Lord thy s brook Zered: and we went over the

God hardened his spirit, and made his brook Zered.

heart obstinate, that he might deliver him 14 And the space in which we came

into thy hand, as appeareth this day. from Kadesh-barnea, until we passed the

31 And the LORD said to me, Behold, brook Zered, was thirty and eight years;

I have begun to give Sihon and his land until all the generation of the men of war 4 Num. 21.

before thee: begin to possess, that thou were wasted from among the host, as the 21, 22. mayest inherit his land. LORD swore to them.

32 . Then Sihon came out against us, 15 For indeed the hand of the LORD

heand all his people, to fight at Jahaz. was against them, to destroy them from

33 And the LORD our God delivered among the host, until they were con

him before us; and we smote him, and sumed.

his sons, and all his people. 16 So it came to pass, when all the

34 And we took all his cities at that men of war were consumed and dead Num. 21.23. time, and utterly destroyed 7 the men, from among the people,

and the women, and the little ones of ev17 That the LORD spoke to me, say.

ery city, we left none to remain. ing,

35 Only the cattle we took for a prey 18 Thou art to pass over through Ar,

to ourselves, and the spoil of the cities the coast of Moab, this day :

which we took. 19 And when thou comest nigh over

36 From Aroer, which is by the brink against the children of Ammon, distress 7 Heb. enery of the river of Amnon, and from the city them not, nor meddle with them: for 1 and wo. that is by the river, even to Gilead, there will not give thee of the land of the chil- men, and was not one city too strong for us: the dren of Ammon any possession ; because litle ones. Lord our God delivered all to us : I have given it to the children of Lot for

37 Only to the land of the children of a possession.

Ammon thou camest not, nor to any

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| river Arnon half the valley, and the borties on the mountains, nor to whatever 1451. der even to the river Jabbok, which is the the Lord our God forbad us.

border of the children of Ammon: CHAP. III.

17 The plain also, and Jordan, and

the coast of it, from Chinnereth even to 1 The story of the conquest of Og king of Ba. shan : 11 The size of his bed. 12 The distri.

the sea of the plain, even the salt-sea, bution of those lands to the two tribes and

* Num. 21.

1 under Ashdoth-pisgah eastward. half. 23 Moses's prayer to enter into the

33, &c.

18 And I commanded you at that time, land: 27 He is permitted to see it.

c. 29. 7.

saying, The Lord your God hath given THEN we turned, and went up the

you this land to possess it; sye shall way to Bashan : and « Og the king

pass over armed before your brethren ihe of Bashan came out against us, he and

children of Israel, all that are 2 meet for all his people, to battle at Edrei.

the war. 2 And the Lord said to me, Fear him

19 But your wives, and your little not: for I will deliver him, and all his 6 Num. 21. ones, and your cattle, (for I know that people, and his land, into thy hand; and 24. ye have many cattle,) shall abide in your Thou shalt do to him as thou didst to 6 Si

cities which I have given you; hon king of the Amorites, who dwelt at

20 Until the LORD shall have given Heshbon.

rest to your brethren, as well as to you, 3 So the Lord our God delivered into

and until they also possess the land our hands < Og also the king of Bashan,

which the LORD your God hath given and all his people: and we smote him

them beyond Jordan: and then shall ye

€ Num. 21. until none was left to him remaining:

: return every man to his possession 4 And we took all his cities at that

which I have given you. time, there was not a city which we took

21 And * I commanded Joshua at that not from them, sixty cities, all the region

d Num. 32.

time, saying, Thy eyes have seen all of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan.


that the LORD your God hath done to 5 All these cities were fortified with Josh. 13. 8, these two kings: so shall the LORD do high walls, gates, and bars; besides un &c.

to all the kingdoms whither thou passest. walled towns a great number.

22 Ye shall not fear them: for the 6 And we utterly destroyed them, as

Lord your God he shall fight for you. we did to Sihon king of Heshbon, utter

Num. 32. 23 | And I besought the LORD at that ly destroying the men, women, and chil-41. time, saying, dren of every city.

24 oʻLORD God, thou hast begun to 7 But all the cattle, and the spoil of

show thy servant thy greatness, and thy the cities, we took for a prey to our

mighty hand : for what God is there in selves.

heaven or in earth, that can do accord8 And we took at that time out of the

ing thy works, and according to thy hand of the two kings of the Amorites

might? the land that was on this side of Jordan, 1 or, under 25 I pray thee, let me go over, and see from the river of Arnon to mount Her- the spring the good land that is beyond Jordan, that mon;

of ,

26 But the Lord i was wroth with me Sirion ; and the Amorites call it Shenir;)

for your sakes, and would not hear me: 10 All the cities of the plain, and all

and the Lord said to me, Let it suffice Gilead, and all Bashan, to Salchah and Num. 32.


thee; speak no more to me of this matEdrei, cities of the kingdom of Og in Ba

ter. shan.

27 1 Ascend to the top of 3 Pisgah, and 11 T For only Og king of Bashan re

2 Heb. sons

lift up thy eyes westward, and northmained of the remnant of giants; be

of power.

ward, and southward, and eastward, and hold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron;

behold with thy eyes: for thou shalt not is it not in Rabbath of the children of

go over this Jordan. Ammon ? nine cubits was the length of

Josh. 22. 4.

28 But charge Joshua, and encourage it, and four cubits the breadth of it, after

him, and strengthen him : for he shall. the cubit of a man.

go over before this people, and he shall 12 1 And this land, which we possess

h Num. 27.

cause them to inherit the land which ed at that time, from Aroer, which is by

thou shalt see. the river Arnon, and half mount Gilead,

29 So we abode in the valley over and d its cities, I gave to the Reubenites

against Beth-peor. and to the Gadites.

i Num. 20. 13 And the rest of Gilead, and all Ba| 12.

CHAP. IV. shan, being the kingdom of Og, I gave c. 1. 37. 1 An exhortation to obedience. 41 Moses to the half-tribe of Manasseh; all the re

pointeth the three cities of refuge on that side gion of Argob, with all Bashan, which

of Jordan. was called the land of giants.

3 or, the hill.

TOW therefore hearken, O Israel, to 14 Jair the son of Manasseh took all

the statutes and to the judgments, the country of Argob, to the borders of

which I teach you, to do them, that ye Geshuri, and Maachathi; and called

e c. 12. 32.

may live, and go in and possess the land them after his own name, Bashan-ha- Josh. 1.7. which the Lord God of your fathers givvoth-jair, to this day.

Prov. 30. 6. eth you. 15 And I gave Gilead to Machir.

Rev. 22. 18. 2' Ye shall not add to the word which 16 And to the Reubenites and to the

I command you, neither shall ye diminGadites I gave from Gilead even to the

ish aught from it, that ye may keep the

9 (Which Hermon the Sidonians call or

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earth: 3 Your eyes have seen what the Lord

19 And lest thou shouldst lift up thy did because of Baal-peor: for all the

eyes to heaven, and when thou seest the men that followed Baal-peor, the LORD

sun, and the moon, and the stars, even thy God hath destroyed them from among

all the host of heaven, shouldst be driven you.

to worship them, and serve them, which 4 But ye who adhered to the LORD

the LORD thy God hath 3 divided to all your God, are alive every one of you this

nations under the whole heaven. day.

6 Num. 25.4,

20 But the Lord hath taken you, and 5 Behold, I have taught you statutes, &c. brought you out of the iron furnace, and judgments, even as the LORD my

eren from Egypt, to be to him a people God commanded me, that ye should do

of inheritance, as ye are this day. so in the land whither ye go to pos

21 Furthermore the LORD was angry sess it.

with me for your sakes, and swore that I 6 Keep therefore and do them; for this

should not go over Jordan, and that I is your wisdom and your understanding

should not enter that good' land which in the sight of the nations, which will · Ex. 19. 18. the Lord thy God giveth thee for an inhear all these statutes, and say, Surely

heritance: this great nation is a wise and under

22 But I must die in this land, I must standing people.

not go over Jordan: but ye shall go over, 7 For what nation is there so great,

and possess that good land. which hath God so nigh to them, as the

23 Take heed to yourselves, lest ye LORD our God is in all things that we

forget the covenant of the Lord your call upon him for ?

1 Heb. heart. God, which he made with you, and make 8 And what nation is there so great,

you a graven image, or the likeness of that hath statutes and judgments so right

any thing which the LORD thy God hath eous as all this law, which I set before

forbidden thee. you this day?

24 For d the Lord thy God is a con9 Only take heed to thyself, and keep

suming fire, even a jealous God. thy soul diligently, lest thou shouldst for- 2 Heb. sade 25 When thou shalt beget children, get the things which thy eyes have seen, a voice.

and children's children, and ye shall have and lest they depart from thy heart all

remained long in the land, and shall corthe days of thy life: but teach them to

rupt yourselves, and make a graven imthy sons, and thy sons' sons :

age, or the likeness of any thing, and 10 Specially the day that thou stoodest

shall do evil in the sight of the Lord thy before the LORD thy God in Horeb, when

God, to provoke him to anger: the LORD said to me, Assemble the peo

26 I call heaven and earth to witness ple to me, and I will make them hear my

against you this day, that ye shall soon words, that they may learn to fear me all

utterly perish from the land to which ye the days that they shall live upon the

go over Jordan to possess it; ye shall not earth, and that they may teach their chil

prolong your days upon it, but shall be dren.

utterly destroyed. 11 And ye came near and stood under 3 or,

27 And the LORD shall scatter you the mountain ; and the mountain burn- imparted. among the nations, and ye shall be left ed with fire to the i midst of heaven, with

few in number among the heathen, whithdarkness, clouds, and thick darkness.

er the Lord shall lead you. 12 And the LORD spoke to you out of

28 And there ye shall serve gods, the the midst of the fire: ye heard the voice

work of men's hands, wood and stone, of the words, but saw no similitude; 2 on

which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor ly ye heard a voice.

smell. 13 And he declared to you his cove

29 But if from thence thou shalt seek nant, which he commanded you to per

the LORD thy God, thou shalt find him, if form, even ten commandments; and held c. 9. 3. thou shalt seek him with all thy heart,

Hebr. 12. wrote them upon two tables of stone.

and with all thy soul. 14 And the Lord commanded me at

30 When thou art in tribulation, and that time to teach you statutes and judg

all these things 4 have come upon thee, ments, that ye might do them in the land

even in the latter days, if thou shalt turn whither ye go over to possess it.

to the LORD thy God, and shalt be obe15 Take ye therefore good heed to

dient to his voice; yourselves; for ye saw no manner of si

31 (For the LORD thy God is a mercimilitude on the day that the Lord spoke

ful God;) he will not forsake thee, neito you in Horeb out of the midst of the

ther destroy thee, nor forget the covefire;

4 Heb. hare

nant of thy fathers, which he swore to 16 Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and found thee. them. make to you a graven image, the simili

32 For ask now of the days that are tude of any figure, the likeness of male or

past, which were before thee, since the female,

day that God created man upon the earth, 17 The likeness of any beast that is on

and ask from the one side of heaven to the earth, the likeness of any winged

the other, whether there hath been any fowl that flieth in the air,

such thing as this great thing is, or hath 18 The likeness of any thing that

been heard like it? creepeth on the ground, 'the likeness of

33 Did ever people hear the voice of

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CHRIST, as thou hast heard, and live ?

1431. 1 The covenant in Horeb. 6 The len com. 34 Or hath God essayed to go and

mandments. 27 Al the people's request Mo take him a nation from the midst of an

ses receiveth the law from God. other nation, by temptations, by signs, and by wonders, and by war, and by a

to them, Hear, O Israel, the statules mighty hand, and by an out-stretched

and judgments which I speak in your arm, and by great terrors, according to

Josh. 20. 8. and i keep, and do them.

cars this day, that ye may learn them, all that the LORD your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes ?

2 « The LORD our God made a cove35 To thee it was shown, that thou

nant with us in Horeb. mightest know that the Lord he is God;

3 The LORD made not this covenant there is none besides him.

with our fathers, but with us, eren us, 36 Out of heaven he made thee to

who are all of us here alive this day. hear his voice, that he might instruct, Num. 21. 4 The LORD talked with you face to thee; and upon earth he showed thee his 24. face on the mount, from the midst of the great fire; and thou heardst his words c. 1. 4.

fire, from the midst of the fire.

5'(I stood between the LORD and you 37 And because he loved thy fathers,

at that time, to show you the word of the therefore he chose their seed atter them,

LORD: for ye were afraid by reason of and brought thee out of Egypt in his sight

the fire, and went not up upon the mount;) with his mighty power..

saying, 38 To drive out nations from before

& Num. 21.

6 T 6 I am the Lord thy God, who thee, greater and mightier than thou art, 33. brought thee out of the land of Egypt, to bring thee in, to give thee their land c. 3. 3. from the house of 2 bondage. for an inheritance, as it is this day.

7 Thou shalt have no other gods be39 Know therefore this day, and con

fore me. sider it in thy heart, that the Lord he is

8 Thou shalt not make for thee any God in heaven above, and upon the earth

graven image, or any likeness of any beneath: there is none else.

thing that is in heaven above, or that is 40 Thou shalt keep therefore his stat

on the earth beneath, or that is in the wa

e. 3. 17. utes and his commandments which I

ters beneath the earth: command thee this day, that it may be

9 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to well with thee, and with thy children af

them, nor serve them: for I the LORD ter thee, and that thou mayest prolong

!hy God am a jealous God, « visiting the thy days upon the earth, which the Lord

iniquity of the fathers upon the children thy God giveth thee, for ever.

to the third and fourth generation of 41 1 Then Moses set apart three cities

them that hate me, on the side of Jordan, towards the sun

10 d And showing mercy to thousands rising;

of them that love me, and keep my com42 That the slayer might flee thither,

mandments. who should kill his neighbor unawares, 1 Heb. keep

11 Thou shalt not take the name of and when he had not hated him in times to do them, the LORD thy God in vain: for the LORD past; and that fleeing to one of these

will not hold him guiltless that taketh his cities he might live:

name in vain. 43 Namely, · Bezer in the wilderness,

a Ex. 19. 5.

12 Keep the sabbath-day to sanctify it, in the plain country, of the Reubenites;

as the LORD thy God hath commanded and Ramoth in Gilead, of the Gadites;

thee. and Golan in Bashan, of the Manas

13 Six days thou shalt labor, and do

b Ex. 20. 2 sites.

all thy work: 44 | And this is the law which Mo- Lev. 26. 1. 14 But the seventh day is the sabbath ses set betore the children of Israel. Ps. 81. 10. of the LORD thy God : in it thou shalt 45 These are the testimonies, and the

not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor statutes, and the judgments, which Mo

thy daughter, nor thy man-servant, nor ses spoke to the children of Israel, after 2 Heb. thy maid-servant, nor thy ox, nor thy they came forth from Egypt,

ass, nor any of thy cattle, nor thy stran. 46 On the east side of Jordan, in the

ger that is within thy gates; that thy valley over against Beth-Peor, in the

man-servant and thy maid-servant may land of Sihon king of the Amorites, who Ex. 34. 7. rest as well as thou. dwelt at Heshbon, whom Moses and the

15 And remember that thou wast a children of Israel s smote, after they had

servant in the land of Egypt, and that come forth from Egypt:

d Jer. 32. 18. the LORD thy God brought thee out 47 And they possessed his land, and

thence with a mighty hand and by an the land of Og king of Bashan, two

out-stretched arm: therefore the LORD kings of the Amorites, who were on Gen. 2. 2 thy God commanded thee to keep the the side of Jordan, towards the sun- Hebr. 4. 4. sabbath-day. rising;

16 T Honor thy father and thy mother, 48 From Aroer, which is by the bank

as the Lord thy God hath commanded of the river Arnon, even to mount Sion, Matt. 5. 21. thee; that thy days may be prolonged, which is Hermon,

and that it may be well with thee, in the 49 And all the plain on the side of Jor

land which the LORD thy God giveth dan eastward, even to the sea of the

thee. plain, under the h springs of Pisgah.

17 , Thou shalt not kill.



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