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all that the LORD our God commanded us. And when ye had girded on every Man his Weapons of War, ye were ready to go up into the Hill.

42 And the Lord said unto me, Say unto them, Go not up, neither fight, for I AM NOT AMONG YOU ; lcit ye be smitten before your Enemies.

43. So I spake unto you, and ye would not HEAR, but REBELLED against the Commandment of the LORD, and weit PRESUMPTUOUSLY up into the Hill.

44 And the Amorites which dwelt in that Mountain, came out against you, and chased you as Bees do, and destroyed you.

45 And ye returned and wept before the LORD ; but the Lord would not HEARKEN to your Voice, nor give ear unto you.

46 So ye abode in Kadesh many Days.

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1 The Story is continued, that they were not to meddle with the

Edomites, 9 Nor with the Moabites, 17 nor with the Ammonites : 24 But Sihon the Amorite was subdued by them.

Ver. I THEN we turned, and took our Journey into the

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LORD spake unto me : and we compassed Mount Seir many Days.

2 And the LORD spake unto me, faying,

3 Ye have compafled this Mountain long enough : turn you North-ward.

4 And command thou the People, saying, Ye are to país through the Coast of your Brethren the Children of Elau, and they shall be afraid of you.

5 Meddle not with them; for I will not give you of thcir Land.

13 Now rise up, said I, and get you over the Brook Zered : and we went over the Brook Zered.

14 And the Space in which we came from Kadesh-bara nea, until we were come over the Brook Zered, was THIRTY and Eight Years ; until ALL the GENERATION of the Men of War were WASTED out from among the Hoit, as the LORD (ware unto them. 15 For indeed the Hand of the LORD was AGAINST

them,

them, to DESTROY them from among the Host, until they were consumed.

16 So it came to pass, when all the Men of War were CONSUMED, and dead from among the People,

17 That the Lord (pake unto me, saying,

18 Thou art to pass over through Ar, the Coast of Moab, this Day,

19 And when thou comeft nigh over against the Children of Ammon, distress them not, nor MEDDLE with them : for I will not give thee of the Land of the Children of Ammon, any Poffeffion, because I have given it unto the Children of Lot for a Poflession.

20 (That also was accounted a Land of Giants, Giants dwelt therein in old time, and the Ammonites call them Zamzummims,

21 A People great and many, and tall as the Anakims; but the LORD destroyed them before them, and they fucceeded them, and dwelt in their stead :

22 As he did to the Children of Efau which dwelt in Seir, when he destroyed the Horims from before them, and they succeeded them, and dwelt in their Itead.)

24 Rise ye up, take your journey, and pass over the River Arnon : behold, I have given into thy Hand Sihon the Amorite King of Heshbon, and his Land.

25 This Day will I begin to put the DREAD of thee, and the Fear of thee upon the Nations that are under the whole Heaven, who shall hear Report of thee, and shall TREMBLE, and be in Anguish because of thee.

26 And I fent Messengers out of the Wilderness of Ke: demoth, unto Sihon King of Heshbon, with Words of Peace.

30 But Sihon would not let us pass by him : for the LORD thy God hardened his Spirit, and made his Heart PBSTINATE, that he might deliver him into thy Hand.

32 Then Sihon came out against us.

33 And the LORD our God delivered him before us, and we smote him, and all his people.

34 And we took all his Cities at that Time,

CH A P. III,

Og King of Bahan. 33 Moses's Prayer to enter into the Land : 36 He is permitted to fee it.

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Ver. I THEN we turned, and went up the Way to Ba

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gainst us to Battle at Edrei.

2 And the LORD said unto me, Fear him not: for I will deliver him, and all his People, and his Land into thy Hand.

4 And we took all his Cities at that Time.

5 All these Cities were FENCED with High Walls, Gates, and Bars, besides unwalled Towns a great many.

8 And we took at that Time out of the Hand of the two Kings of the Amorites, the Land that was on this fide Jordan, from the River of Arnon unto Mount Hermon :

n For only Og King of Bafhan remained of the Remnant of Giants ; his Beadstead was of Iron : nine Cubits was the Length thereof, and four Cubits the Breadth of it.

21 And I commanded Joshua at that Time, saying, Thine Eyes have seen all that the LORD your God hath done unto these two Kings : so shall the LORD do unto all the Kingdoms whither thou passeft.

22 Ye shall not Fear them : for the LORD your God he shall Fight for you.

23 And I besought the LORD at that Time, saying,
24 6 O LORD God, thou

Psal. 1xxviji. I Give ear, O my haft begun to Thew thy Ser- People, to my Law: incline yous vant thy GREATNESS and Ears to the Words of my Mouth thy MIGHTY Hand: for what

z I will open my Mouth in a Pao

RABLE : I will utter dark Sayings of God is there in HEAVEN, or old: in Earth, that can do accor

3 which we have heard and known, ding to thy Works, and ac- and our Fathers have told us.

4 We will not hide them from their cording to thy Might?

Childsen, Ihewing to the Generation 25 | pray thee let me go to come, the Praises of the Lord; over, and see the good Land and bus STRENGTH. and his wonder

FUL WORKs that he hath done that is beyond Jordan, that s For he establithed a Testimony goodly Mountain, and Leba- in Jacob, and appointed Law in

Israel, which he commanded our Fa. non.

thers that they fhould make them 26 But the LORD was nown to their Chtidien. wroth with me for your might know them, even the Childrea

6 That the Generation to come Şakes, and would not bear which Ihould be bora : who thould me : and the LORD said unto aijle and declare them to their Chile me, Let it fuffice thee, speak

dren.

7 That they might set their Hope no more unto me of this in God, and NOT FORGET the Works Matter.

of God; but KEEP his ÇOMMAND27 Get thee up into the MENTS :

Top

Top of Pisgah, and lift up 8 And might not be as their Fa.

thers, a stubborn and rebellious Gethine Eyes West-ward, and

neration : a Generation that set noc North-ward, and South-ward, their HEART ARIGHT, and whose Spiand East-ward, and behold it RIT was not STEDFAST w.th God. with thine Eyes : for thou shalt not go over this Jordan.

28 But charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him : for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the Land which thou shalt see.

29 So we abode in the Valley over against Beth-peor.

CH A P. IV.

i An Exhortation to Obedience. 41 Moses appointeth the three

Cities of Refuge on that side Jordan.

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Ver. 1 Ow therefore hEARKEN, O ISRAEL, unto the

STATUTES, and unto the Judgments which I teach you, for to do them that ye may live, and go in and poffers the Land which the LORD God of your Fathers gi

veth you.

2 . Yę shall not ADD unto . Gal i. 7 There be some thaç the Word which I command trouble you and would PERVERT ihc

Gospel of CHRIST. you, neither shall you dJMI 8 But ihough we, or an ANGEL from NISH ought from it, that ye HEAVEN preach any other Gospel unto may. KEEP the COMMAND- ed unto you, let him be accurSED. MENTS of the LORD your Rev. xxii. 16 I JEsus have 'lenç God which I command you. mine ANGEL to teftify unto you these 3 Your Eyes have seen Things in the Churches, i am the

Root, and the OFFSPRING of David, what the LORD did because and the Bright, and Morning STAR. of Baal-peor: for all the Men 18 For I teftify unto every Man

that heareth the WORDS of the PROthat followed Baal-peor, the

PHECY of this Book, If any Man Mall LORD thy God hath destroy ADD unto these Things, GoD shall ed them from among you.

add unto him the PLAGUES that are

written in this Book. 4 But ye that did CLEAVE 19 And if any Man shall take unto the LORD your God, away from the Words of the Book are alive every one of

of this PROPHECY, GOD shall take this you

away his part out of the Book of Day.

Life, and out of the holy City, and 5 Behold, I have taught from the Things which are written

in this Book. you STATUTES and Judgments, even as the LORD my God commanded me, that ye Mould do so in the Land whither ye go to pofless it.

6 1 KEEP therefore and # Pial, cxi. 6 He hath shewed his DO THEM, for this is your he may give them the Heritage of

People the Power of his Works, that WISDOM and your Under- the Heathen. standing in the sight of the 7 The Works of his Hands are Nations, which shall hear all Verity and Judgment; all his cute

mandmenes are iure. these Statutesand say,Sure 9 He fent REDEMPTION anto his ly this great Nation is a wise People, he hath commanded his co

VENANT for ever : HOLY and REVEREND and understanding People.

is his NAME. 10 The Fear of the Lord is the BEGINNING of WISDOM : a good VoderAtanding have all they that do his COMMANDMENTS : his PRAISE ENDURETH for EVER.

Job xxviii. 28 And unto Man he said, Behold, the Fear of the LORD, that is WISDOM, and to depárt from Evil iS UNDERSTANDING, 7e For what Nation is Pfal, cxlv. 8 The Lord is grå

cious, and full of C. mpaflion; low there so great, who hath

to Anger, and of Greur MERCY. God so nich unto them, as , The LORD is good to all; and the Lord our God is in all his tender MERCIES are over all his

Works Things that we call upon 18 The Lord is NIGH ungo all them him for?

that call upon him, to all that call

upon him in TRUTH. 19 He will fulfil the Desire of them that Fear him, he also will hear their Cry, and will save them.

20 The Lord PRISERVETH all them that love him : but all the WICKED will he DESTROY.

21 My Mouth fhall speak the Praise of the LORD: and le: all Flela BLESS his HOLY NAME for ever and ever

Jihr xiv 23 Jesus said If a Man LOVE ME, he will K56P my Wo ds : and my Father will LOVE HIM, and we will come unto h m, and make our ABODE with him.

24 He that loveth me not, keeşerh not my SAVINGS : and the Word which you hear, is not mine, but the Father's which lene me.

1/a. Ivii. Is Thus faith the high and LOFTY ONE that inhabiteth ETERNITY, whose Name is Holy, I dwell in the high and HOLY PLACE ; with him also that is of a CONTRITE and HUMBLE Spirit, 10 REVIVE the SPIRIT of the Humble, and to revive the Heart of the CONTRITE Ones

Pial, xxxiv, 18 The Lord is NIGH unto them that are of a broken Heart; and saveth such as be of a CONTRITE SPIRIT. Sf And what Nation is fPfal. xix 7 The Law of the LORD

is perfect CONVERTING The Soul: the there so great, that hath

Testimony of the LORD is fure, maSTATUTÉS and Judgments king wise the simple so RIGHTEOUS, as all this & The STATUTES of the LORD are Law which I set before you COMMANDMENT of the Lord is PURÁ,

right, REJOYCING the Heart: the this Day?

ENLIGHTNING the Eyes.

9 The Fear of the LORD is clean, ENDURING for ever : the JUDGMENTS of the LORD are TRUE and RIGHTEOLS altogether.

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