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quarts miraculously sent NUMBERS. Miriam's leprosy healed. gave it unto the seventy elders: and it Aaron and Miriain : and they both came to piss, that, when the spirit came forth. rested upon them, they prophesied, 6 And he said, Hear now my words: and did not cease.

If there be a prophet among you, I the - 26 But there remained two of the men LORD will make myself knows unto ia (de cainp, the name of the one was him in a vision, and will speak unto Eldad, and the name of the other him in a dream. Medad: and the spirit rested upon 7 My servant Moses is not so, who is Inem, and they were of them that were faithful in all mine house. written, but went not out unto the 8 With him will I speak mouth to tabernacle: and they prophesied in the mouth, even apparently, and not in camp.

dark speeches, and the siinilitude of 27 And there ran a young man, and the LORD shall he behoid : wherefore told Moses, and said, Eldad and Medad then were ye not afraid to speak do prophesy in the cainp.

against my servant Moses? 29 And Joshua the son of Nun, the 9 And the anger of the LORD was servant of Moes, one of his young inen, kindled against them; and he departed. answered and said, My lord Moses, 10 And the cloud departed from oif turbid thetil.

the tabernacle; and, behold, Miriam 29 And Moses said unto him, Enviest became leprous, white as snow: and thou of my sake? Would God that all Aaron looked upon Miriam, and, bethe LORD's people were prophets, and hold, she was leprous. zhat the LORD would put his spirit up

11 And Aaron said unto Moses, Alas, On them!

my lord, I beseech thee, lay not the 30 And Moses gat him into the camp, sin upon us, wherein we have done be and the elders of Israel.

foolishly, and wherein we bave sia. 31 And there went forth a wind ned. from the LORD, and brought quails from 12 Let her not be as one dead, of the sea, and let them fall by ihe camp, whom the resh is half consumed when as it were a day's journey on this side, he cometh out of his mother's womb. and as it were a day's journey on the 13 And Moses cried unto the LORD, other side, round about the camp, as saying, Heal her now, O God, I be !t were two cubits high upon the face seech thee. of the earth.

14 And the LORD said unto Moses, 32 And the people stood up all that if her fatber had but spit in her face, day, and all that night, and all the should she not be ashamed sevea days? next day, and they gathered the let her be shu: out from the camp sequails: he that gathered least gathered ven days, and after that let her be reten homers: and they spread them all ceived in again. abroad for themselves 'round about the 15 And Miriam was shut out from Caini.

the camp seven days: and the people 33 And while the flesh was yet be- journeyed not till Miriam was brought tween their teeth, ere it was chewed, in again. the wrath of the LORD was kindled 16 And afterward the people reagainst the people, and the LORD moved frosn Hazeroth, and pitched in smote the people with a very great the wilderness of Paran. plague.

CHAP. XIII. 31. And be called the name of that And the LORD spake unto Moses, place Kibroth-harath: because there thev buried the people that lusted. 2 Send thou men, that they may

35 And the people journeyed from search the land of Canaan, which ! Kioroth-battarvah unto Hazeroth; and give unto the children of Israel: of abode at Hazeroth.

every tribe of their fathers shall ye CHAP. XII.

send a man, eyery one a ruler among

them. AND Miriam and Aaron spake 3 And Moses by the commandment against Moses

because of the of the LORD sent them from the wil. Ethiopian woman whom he had mar- derness of Paran: all those men were ned: for he had married an Ethiopian heads of the children of Israel. woman.

4 And these wcre their names: 0 2 And they said, Hath the LORD the tribe of Reuben, Shammua the son indeed spoken only by Moses hath of Zaccur. ne not spoken also by us? And the 5 Of the tribe of Sin.con, Shaphat the LORD heart 11.

son of Hori. 3. (Now the nan Moses was very 6 Ox the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son meek, above all the men wbich were of Jephunneh. upon the face of the earth.)

7 of the trite of Issachar, Igal the sun 4 And the LORD spake suddenly of Joseph. unto Moses, and unto Aaron, and unto 8 or the tribe of Ephraim, Oshea the Miriam, Come out ye three unto the son o: Nun. tabernacle of the congregation. And 9 Of the tribe of Benjamin, Palti the they three came out.

son of Raphu. 5 And the LORD came down in the 10 Of the tribe of Zebulun, Gadi. pillar of the cloud, and stood in the the son of Sodi. uur of the tabernacle, and called 11 Of the tribe of Joseph, namely,

Sples sent !o search Canaan. CHAP. XIV.

The people murmur. of the tribe of Manasseh, Gaddi the son 30 And Caleb stilled tbe people be. of Susi.

fore Moses, and said, Let us go up 12 of the tribe of Dan, Amıniel the at once and possess it ; for we are sou of Gemalli.

well able to overcome it, 13 Of the tribe of Asher, Sethur the 31 But the men that went up witb son of Michael.

him said, we be not abie to go up 14 of the tribe of Raphtali, Nahbi the against the people; for they are son of Vophsi.

stronger than we. 15 of the tribe of God, Geuel the son 32 And they brought up an evil reof Machi.

port of the land which they had 16 These are the names of the men searched unto the children of Israel, which Moses sent to spy out the land. saying, The land, through which we And Moses called Oshea the son of have gone to search it, is a land that Nun, Jeboshua.

eateth up the inhabitants thereof ; and 17 And Moses sent them to spy out all the people that we saw in it are mer the land of Canaan, and said unto of a great stature. them, Gel you up this way southward, 33 And there we saw the giants, the and go up into the mountain :

sons of Anak, which come of the giants : 18 And see the land, what it is; and and we were in our own sight as he peuple that dwelleth therein, grasshoppers, and so we were in their whether they be strong or weak, few sight. or many ;

CHAP. XIV. 19. And what the land is that they! AND all the congregation lited ?

their voice, and cried ; and the peowbat cities they be that they dwell in, ple wept that night. wberber in tents, or in strong bolls; 2 And all the children of Israe!

20 And what the land is, whether it murmured against Moses and against be fat or lean, whether there be wood Aaron: and the wbole congregation therein or not: and be ye of good said unto them, Would God that we courage, and bring of the fruit of the had died in the land of Egypt ! O land. Now the time was the time of would God we had died in this wilder. the first ripe grapes.

ness! 21 So they went up, and searched 3 And wherefore hath the LORD the lard, from the wilderness of Zin brought us unto this land, to fall by the unto Rehon, as men come to Hamath. sword, that our wives and our children

22 And they ascended by the sout, should be a prey. were it not better and caine unto Hebron, 'where Aht for us to return into Egypt? man, Soesbai, and Talmai, the children 4 And they said one to another, Let of Anak, were. (Now Hebron was built us make a captain, and let us return Eeven years before Zoan in Epe.) into Egypt.

23 And they came unto the brooks 5 Then Moses and Aaron fell on their of Eshcoi, and cut down from thence a faces before all the assembly of the conbranch with one cluster of grapes, and gregation of the children of Israel. they bare it between two upon a staff 6 And Joshua the son of Nun, and and they brought of the pomegranates, Caleb the son of Jephunneh, which and of the figs.

cre of them that searched the land, 94 The place was called the broor rent their clothes: Escol, because of the cluster of grapes 7 And they spake unto all the comwhich the children of Israel cut down pany of the children of Israel, saying, from thence.

The land, which we passed thround to 25 And they returned from searching search it, is an exceeding kood.na. of the land after forty days.

9 the LORD delight in us, then be 26 And they went and came to will bring us into this land, and give it Moses, and to Aaron, and to all the us; a land which floweth with milk congregation of the children of Israel, and honey. unto the wilderness of Paran, to Ka 9 Only rebel not ye against the LORD, desh; and brought back word unto neither teir ye the people of the land ; theni, and unto all the congregation, for they are hread for us their deand shewed them the fruit o the land. fence is departed from them, and the

97 And they told him, and sud, LORD is with us : fear them not. We came unto the land whither thout 10 But all the congregation bade sentest is, and surely it floweth with stone then with stones. And the glomilt and boney; and this is the fruit ry of the LORD appeared in the taber. of it.

nacle of the congregation before all 28 Nevertheless the people be strong the children of Israel. that dwell in the land, and the cities 11 And the LORD said unto Moses, are walled, and very great: and, more. How long will this people provoke me! over, we saw the children of Anak and how long will it be ere they trethere.

lieve me, for all the signs which I hava 29 The Amalekites dwell in the shewed among them land of the south and the Hittites, 12 I will sinite them with the pesti. and the Jerusites, and the Amorites, lence, and disinhe: it them, and will dwell in the mountains; and the Ca- make of thee a greate. nation and naanites dwell by the sea, and by the mightier than they. coast of Jurdan

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The people smiling. Then the Egyptians shall hear it, (for make you dwell therein, sare Caleb thou broughtest up this people in thy the son of Jepbunneb, and Joshua the bught froin among them,).

son of Nun. 14 And they will tell" it to the in 31 But your little ones, which se habitants of this land: for they have said should be a prey, them will' ! heard sbat tbou LORD art among this bring in, and they shall know the land people: that thou LORD art seen face which ye have despised. to face ; and that thy cloud standerh 32 But as for you, your carcases, over them: and that thou goest belore they shall fail in this wilderness. them, by day-tiine in a pillar of a cloud, 33 And your children shall wander and in a piliar of tire by night.

in the wilderness forty years, and hear 15 Now if thou shalt kill all this your whoredoms, until your carcases people is one man, then the nations be wasted in the wilderness. which have heard the fame of thee 34 After the nuber of the days in will speak, saying,

which ye searched the land, even forty 16 Because the LORD was not able to days, each day for a year, shall ye bring this people into the land which he bear your iniquities, evin forty years; sware unto them, therefore he bath and ye shall know iny breach of proplain them in the wilderness.

mise: 17 And now, I beseech thee, let the 35 I the LORD have said, I will sure. power of iny LORD be great, according ly do it unto all this evil congregation, as thou hast spoken, saying,

that are gathered together against me; 19 The LORD is long-suffering, and in this wilderness they shall be conof great mercy, forgiving iniquity and sumed, and there they shall die. transgression and by no means clearing 36 T' And the men which Moses sent the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the to search the land, who returned, and fathers upon the children unto the third made all the congregation to murmur and fourth generation.

agninst him, by bringing up a slander 19 Pardon, I beseech thee, the ini- upon the land, quity of this people, according unto 37 Even those men, that did bring up the greatness ot' thy mercy, and as thou the evil report upon the land, died by hast forgiven chis people from Egypt the plague before the LORD. even until now.

39 But Joshua the son of Nun, and 20 And the LORD said, I have par Caleb the son of Jephunneh, mnich doned according to thy word : urere of the men that went to search

21 But as truly as I live, all the earth the land, lived still. shall be filled with the glory of the 39 | And Moses told these sayings LORD.

unto all the children of Israel: and the 22 Because all those men which people mourned greatly. have seen my glory, and my miracles 40 And they rose up early in the which I did in Egypt and in the wil. morning, and gat them up into the top derness, and bave tempted me now of the mountain, saying, Lo, we be here, these ten times and have not hearkened and will go up unto the place which to my voice;

the LORD hath promised : for we have 23 Surely they shall not see the land sinned. which I sware unto their fathers, nei 41 And Moses said, Wherefore now ther shall any of them that provoked do you transgress the commandment of me see it:

the LORD? but it shall not prosper. 24 But my servant Caleb, because he 49 Go not up, for the LORD is not had another spirit with him, and hath among you; that ye be not smitten befollowed me fully, him will I bring in- fore your enemies. to the land whereinto he went ; and his 43 For the Amalekites and the Ca. seed shall possess it.

naanites are there before you, and ye 25 (Now the Amalekites and the shall fall by the sword : because ye Canaanites dwelt in the valley.) To- are turned away from the LORD, inorrow turn you, and get you into the therefore the LORD will not be with wilderness by the way of the Red Sea. you.

20 | And the LORD spake unto Mo 44 But they presumed to go up unto ses and unto Aaron, saying,

the hill-top: nevertheless the ark of 27 How long shall I bear with this the covenant of the LORD, and Moses, evil congregation, which murmur Ideparted not out of the camp. against me? I have heard the murmur. 45 Then the Amalekites came down, ings of the children of Israel, which and the Canaanites which dwelt in that they murmur against me.

hill, and smote them, and discomficed 28 Say unto them, As truly as I live, them, even unto Hormah. saith the LORD, as ye have spoken in

CHAP. XV. 29 Your carcases shall in this AND the LORD spake unto Moses, wilderness; and all that were num. 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, Bered of you, according to your whole and say unto them, When ye be come number, from twenty years old and into the land of your babitations, which upward, which have murinured against I give unto you, me,

3 And will make an offering by fire 30 Doubtless ye shall not come into unto the LORD, a burnt-offering, or a the laud, concerning which I sware to sacrifice in performning a vow, or in a

The law of sundry oferings CHAP. XV. The sabbath-breaker stoned. free-will-offering, or in your solemn commanded you hy the hand of Myfeasts, to make a sweet savour unto tbe ses, from the day that the LORD cor. LORD, of the berd, or of the flock; manded Moses, and bencerorward

Then sbal. be that offereth his of- among your generations; fering unto the LORD hring a meat 24 Then it shall be, if aught le offering of a tenth-deal of tlour, mingled committed by ignorance, without the with the fourth part of an hin of oil. knowledge of the congregation, tha

5 And the fourth part of an bin of all the congregation shall offer one wine for a drink-offering shalt tbou young bullock for a burnt-offering, for prepare, with the burnt-offering or a sweet savour unto the LORD, with sacrifice, for one lamb.

his meat-ottering, and his drink-offer 6 Or for a ram, thou shalt prepare ing, according to the manner, and one for a meat-offering two tenth-deals of kid of the goals for a sin-offering. flour mingled with the third part of an 25 And the priest shall make an hin of oil.

atonement for all the congregation of 7 And for a drink-offering thou shalt the children of Israel, and it shall be offer the third part of an bin of wine, forgiven them; for it is ignorance : for a sweet savour unto the LORD. and they shall bring their offering, a

8 And when thou preparest a bul-sacrifice made by fire unto the LORD, lock for a burnt-offering, or for a sacri- and their sin-offering before the LORD,

ce in performing a vow, or peace for their ignorance : offerings unto the LORD:

26 And it shall be forgiven all the 9 Then shall be bring with a bullock congregation of the children of Israel, a meat-uffering of three tenth-deals of and the stranger that sojourneth among flour mingled with half an hin of oil. them ; seeing all the people were in

10 And thou shalt bring for a drink ignorance. offering half an hin of wine, for an of 27 And if any soul sin through igro. fering inade by fire, of a sweet savour rance, then be shall bring a she-goat of unto the IORD.

the first year for a sin-offering. 11 Thus shall it be done for one

28 And the priest shall make an bullock, or for one ram, or for a lamb, atonement for the soul that sinneth or a kid.

ignorantly, when he sinneth by igno12 According to the number that ye rance before the LORD, to make an shall prepare, so shall ye do to every atonement for hiin; and it sball te one, according to their number. forgiven him.

13 All that are born of the country 49 You shall have one law for him shall do these things after this manner, that sinneth through ignorance, both in uffering an offering made by fire of for him that is born among the chil. a sweet savour unto the LORD.

dren of Israel, and for the stranger 1. And if a stranger sojourn with that sojourneth among them. you, or whosoever be among you in 30 But the soul that doeth aught preyour generations, and will offer an sumptuously, whether he be born in the offering made by fire, of a sweet sa- land, or a stranger, the same reproachvour unto the LORD ; as ye do, so be eth the LORD, and that soul shall be sball do.

cut off from among his people. 15 One ordinance shall be both for

31 Because he hath despised the you of the congregation, and also for word of the LORD, and bath broken the stranger that sojourneth with you, bus commandment, that soul shall ut. an ordinance for ever in your genera- terly be cut oil'; lis iniquity shall be tions: as ye are so shall the stranger be upon him. before the LORD.

32 And while the children of Is. 16 One law and one manner shall be rael were in the wilderness, they for you, and for the stranger that so- found a man that gathered sticks upon journeth with you.

the sabbath-day. 17 And the LORD spake unto Moses, 33 And they that found him ga. saying,

thering sticks brought him unto Mo18 Speak unto the children of Israel, ses and Aaron, and unto all the congie. and say unto them, When ye come in-gation : to tlie land whither I bring you ; 34 And they put him in ward, be

19 Then it shall be, that when ye cause it was not declared what should eat of the bread of the land, ye shail be done to him. offer up an beave-offering unto the 35 And the LORD said unto Moses, LORD

The man shall be surely put to death : 20 Ye shall offer up a cake of the all the congregation shall stone him first of your dough for an heave-offer- with stones without the camp. ing: as ye do the heave-offering of the 36 And all the congregation brought threshing-floor, so shall ye heave it. him without the camıp, and stoned him

21 or the first of your dough ye with stones, and he died; as the LORD shall give unto the LORD an heave- commanded Moses. offering in your generations.

37 And the LORD spake unto Mo22 | And if ye have erred, and not ses, saying, observed all these commandments 38 Speak unto the children of Israel, wlsich the LORD hath spoken unto and bid them that they make bent Dioses,

fringes in the borders of their garW.93 Even all that the LORD bath mepis, throughout their generation

The isso 'of fringes

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Thc esbeltow of Kore). and that they put upon the fringe of wilderness, except eboa make thysex the borders a riband of blue :

aitogether a prince over us? 39 And it shall be unto you for a 14 Moreover, thou hast no: brought fringe, that ye may look upon it, and us into a land that floweth with milk. remember all the commandments of and honey, or given us inheritance of the LORD, and do them; and that ye fields and vineyards wilt thou put out seek not after your own heart, and the eyes of these men? we will not your own eyes, after which ye use to go come up. a whoring:

15 And Moses was very wroth, and 40 That ye may remember, and do all said unto the LORD, Respect noi thou iny commandinents, and bé boiy unto their offering: I have not taken one your God.

ass from them, neither have I hurt one 41 I am the LORD your God, which of them. brought you out of the land of Fgul, 16 And Moses said unto Korah, Be to be your God: I am the LORD your thou and all thy company before the God.

LORD, thou, and they, and Aaron, toCHAP. XVI.

niorow : Now Korab the son of lzhar, the

son 17 And take every man his censer, of Kohath, the son of Levi; and and put incense in them, and bring yé Dathan and Abiram the sons of Eliab before the RD every man his censer, and on the son of Peleth, sons of Reu- two hundred and fifty censers; thou ben took men :

also, and Aaron, each of you his censer. 2 And they rose up before Moses, 18 And they took every man bis with certain of the children of Israel, censer, and put fire in them, and laid two hundred and tifty princes of the incense thereon, and stood in the door assembly, famous in the congregation, of the tabernacle of the congregation anen of renown:

with Moses and Aaron. 3. And they gathered themselves to 19 And Korah gathered all the con. gether against Moses and against Aa- gregation against them, unto the door son, and said unto them, Ye take too of the tabernacle of the congregation. inuch upon you, seeing all the congre- and the glory of the LORD appeared gation are holy, every one of them, and unto all the congregation. the LORD is among them: wherefore 20 And the LORD spake unto Moses, then lift you up yourselves above the and unto Aaron, saying, congregation of the LORD?

21 Separate yourselves from among 4 And when Moses heard it, he fell this congregation, that I may consume apon his face:

them in a moment. 5 And he spake unto Korah, and 29 And they fell apon their faces, unto all his company, saying, Even to- and said, o God, the God of the spirits morrow the LORD will shew who are of all flesh, shall one man sin, and 1.is, and who boly; and will cause ile tbou be wroth with all the congre. him to come near unto him: even hangation? whoin he hath chosen will be cause to 23 And the LORD spake unto Moses, core near unto him.

saying, o This do: Take you censers, Ko 24 Speak unto the congregation, rab, and all his company;

saying, Get you up from about the 7 And put fire therein, and put in- tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and cense in them before the LORD to-Abiram. inoi row: and it shall be, that the man 25 And Moses rose up, and went upto whom the LORD doth choose, be shall Dathan and Abirun; and the elders of he holy: ye take too inuch upon you, Israel followed him.' ye sons of Levi.

26 And he spake unto the congre8 And Moses said unto Korah, Hear, gation, saying, Depart, I pray you, I pray you, ye sons of Levi:

from the tents of these wicked men, 9 Seemerhort but a small thing unto and touch nothing of theirs, lest ye te you, that the God of Israel hath sepa-consumed in all their sins. rated you from the congregation of 27 So they gat up troin the tabernaIsrael, to bring you near to himseli, tocle of Korah, Dathan, and Abirain, on do the service of the tabernacle of the every side: and Dathan and Abirala LORD, and to stand before the congre- came out, and stood in the door of gation, to minister unto them?

their tents, and their wives, and their 10 And he hath brought thee near sons, and their little Idren. to him, and all thy brethren the sons 29 And Moses said, Hereby ye shall cf Levi with thee': and seek ye the know that the LORD 'hath sent me lo priesthood also

do all these works; for I have not done 11 for wbich cause both thou and them of mine own inind. all thy company are gathered together 29 If these men die the common against the LORD: and what is Aaron, death of all men, or if they be visited that ye murmur against him.

after the visitation of all men ; then the 19 And Moses sent to call Dathan LORD hath not sent me: and Abiram, the sons of Eliab; which 30 But if the LORD make a new said, We will not coine up.

thing, and the earth open her mouth, 13 Is it a sınall thing that thou hast and swallow them up, with all that brought us up out of a land that flowetheppertain unto them, and they sa will inilk and bonej, to kill us in the dowa quick into the pits; thea

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