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The Reubenitez and Gadites NUMBERS. sue for their inheritance. 54 And Moses and Eleazar the priest brought them unto their place; and our took the gold of the captains of thousands little ones shall dwell in the fenced cities, and of hundreds, and brought it into the because of the inhabitants of the land. tabernacle of the congregation, for a me- 18 We will not return unto our houses, morial for the children of Israel before the until the children of Israel have inherited LORD.

every man his inheritance. CHAP. XXXII.

19 For we will not inherit with them on TOTOW the children of Reuben and the yonder side Jordan, or forward; because I children of Gad had a very great mul- Tour inheritance is fallen to us on this side titude of cattle: and when they saw the Jordan eastward. land of Jazer, and the land of Gilead, that 20 I And Moses said unto them, If ye behold, the place was a place for cattle; will do this thing, it ye will go armcd be

2 The children of Gad and the children fore the LORD to war, of Reuben came and spake unto Moses, 21 And will go all of you armed over and to Eleazar the priest, and unto the Jordan before the Lord, until he hath 5! princes of the congregation, saying, driven out his enemies from before him,

3 Ataroth, and Dibon, and Jazer, and 22 And the land be subdued before the le Nimrah, and Heshbon, and Elealeh, and LORD: then afterward ye shall return, and Shebam, and Nebo, and Beon,

be guiltless before the LORD, and before pyn 4 Even the country which the Lord Israel; and this land shall be your posses ! smote before the congregation of Israel, is a sion before the LORD. land for cattle, and thy servants have cattle: 23 But if ye will not do so, behold, ye !!

5 Wherefore, said they, if we have found have sinned against the LORD : and be sure for grace in thy sight, let this land be given your sin will find you out. unto thy servants for a possession, and bring 24 Build you cities for your little ones, us not over Jordan

and folds for your sheep; and do that which die 6 1 And Moses said unto the children of hath proceeded out of your mouth. Gad and to the children of Reuben, Shall. 25 And the children of Gad and the chilyour brethren go to war, and shall ye sit here? dren of Reuben spake unto Moses, saying,

7 And wherefore discourage ye the heart Thy servants will do as my lord commandof the children of Israel from going over eth. into the land which the LORD hath given 26 Our little ones, our wives, our flocks, them?

and all our cattle, shall be there in the cities : 8 Thus did your fathers, when I sent (of Gilead : them from Kadesh-barnea to see the land. 1 27 But thy servants will pass over, every

9 For when they went up unto the valley man armed for war, before the LORD to of Eshcol, and saw the land, they discou- battle, as my lord saith. raged the heart of the children of Israel, 28 So concerning them Moses commandthat they should not go into the land which ed Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son the Lord had given them.

of Nun, and the chief fathers of the tribes 10 And the Lord's anger was kindled of the children of Israel : the same time, and he sware, saying, 29 And Moses said unto them, If the

11 Surely none of the men that came children of Gad and the children of Reuup out of Egypt, from twenty years old and ben will pass with you over Jordan, every upward, shall see the land which I sware man armed to battle, before the LORD, and unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob; the land shall be subdued before you; 'then because they have not wholly followed me: ye shall give them the land of Gilead for a

12 Save Caleb the son of Jephunneh the possession : Kenezite, and Joshua the son of Nun: for 30 But if they will not pass over with they have wholly followed the LORD. you armed, they shall have possessions the

13 And the Lord's anger was kindled among you in the land of Canaan. against Israel, and he made them wander 31 And the children of Gad and the chilin the wilderness forty years, until all the dren of Reuben answered, saying, as the generation that had done evil in the sight of LORD hath said unto thy servants, so will the Lord was consumed.

we do. 14 And behold, ye are risen up in your 32 We will pass over armed before the fathers' stead, an increase of sinful men, LORD into the land of Canaan, that the posto augment yet the fierce anger of the session of our inheritance on this side Jor- ! super Lord toward Israel.

dan may be ours. 15 For if ye turn away from after him, 33 And Moses gave unto them, even to he will yet again leave them in the wilder- the children of Gad, and to the children of ness; and ye shall destroy all this people. (Reuben, and unto half the tribe of Manas

16 | And they came near unto him, and seh, the son of Joseph, the kingdom of Sisaid, We will build sheep-folds here for hon king of the Amorites, and the kingdom our cattle, and cities for our little ones: Jof Og king of Bashan, the land, with the

17 But we ourselves will go ready armed cities thereof in the coasts, even the cities bofore the children of Ierael, until we have of the country round about.

The troo and forty journeys CHAP. XXXIII.

of the Israelites. 34 And the children of Gad built Di-l 13 And they departed from Dophkah, bon, and Ataroth, and Aroer,

and encamped in Alush. 35 And Atroth, Shophan, and Jaazer, 14 And they removed from Alush, and and Jogbehah,

encamped at Rephidim, where was no wa36 And Beth-nimrah, and Beth-haran, ter for the people to drink. fenced cities : and folds for sheep. | 15 And they departed from Rephidim,

37 And the children of Reuben built and pitched in the wilderness of Sinai. Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Kirjathaim, L 16 And they removed from the desert

33 And Nebo, and Baal-meon, (their of Sinai, and pitched at Kibroth-hattanames being changed,) and Shibmah: and avah. gare other names unto the cities which they 17 And they departed from Kibroth-hatbuilded.

taavah, and encamped at Hazeroth. 39 And the children of Machir the son 18 And they departed from Hazeroth, of Manasseh went to Gilead, and took it, and pitched in Rithmah. and dispossessed the Amorite which was in 19 And they departed from Rithmah,

and pitched at Rimmon-parez. 40 And Moses gave Gilead unto Machir 20 And they departed from Rimmon-pathe son of Manasseh ; and he dwelt therein. rez, and pitched in Libnah.

41 And Jair the son of Manasseh went 21 And they removed from Libnah, and and took the small towns thereof, and called pitched at Rissah. them Havoth-jair.

22 And they journeyed from Rissah, and 42 And Nobah went and took Kenath, pitched in Kehelathah. and the villages thereof, and called it Nol 23 And they went from Kehelathah, and bah, after his own name.

pitched in mount Shapher. CHAP. XXXIII.

24 And they removed from mount ShaTHESE are the journeys of the children pher, and encamped in Haradah.

I of Israel, which went forth out of the 25 And they removed from Haradah, and land of Egypt with their armies under the pitched in Makheloth. hand of Moses and Aaron.

| 26 And they removed from Makheloth, 2 And Moses wrote their goings out ac- and encamped at Tahath. cording to their journeys by the command- 27 And they departed from Tahath, and Inent of the LORD: and these are their jour-pitched at Tarah. neys according to their goings out.

28 And they removed from Tarah, and 3 And they departed from Rameses in pitched in Mithcah. the first month, on the fifteenth day of the 29 And they went from Mithcah, and first month; on the morrow after the pass- pitched in Hashmonah. over the children of Israel went out with an 30 And they departed from Hashmonah, high hand in the sight of all the Egyptians, and encamped at Moseroth.

For the Egyptians buried all their first- 31 And they departed from Moseroth, born, which the Lord had smitten among and pitched in Benc-jaakan. them: upon their gods also the Lord ex-l 32 And they removed from Benc-jaakan, ecuted judgments.

and encamped at Hor-hagidgad. 5 And the children of Israel removed 33 And they went from Hor-hagidgad, from Rameses, and pitched in Succoth. and pitched in Jotbathah.

6 And they departed from Succoth, and 34 And they removed from Jotbathah, pitched in Etham, which is in the edge of and encamped at Ebronah. the wilderness.

35 And they departed from Ebronah, and 7 And they removed from Etham, and encamped at Ezion-gaber. turned again unto Pi-hahiroth, which is be- 36 And they removed from Ezion-gaber, fore Baal-zephon: and they pitched before and pitched in the wilderness of Zin, which Migdol.

lis Kadesh. & And they departed from before Pi- 37 And they removed from Kadesh, and hahiroth, and passed through the midst of pitched in mount Hor, in the edge of the the sea into the wilderness, and went three land of Edom. days journey in the wilderness of Etham, l 38 And Aaron the priest went up into and pitched in Marah.

mount Hor at the commandment of the 9 And they removed from Marah, and LORD, and died there, in the fortieth year came unto Elim: and in Elim were twelve after the children of Israel were come out fountains of water, and threescore and ten of the land of Egypt, in the first day of the palm-trees; and they pitched there. fifth month.

10 And they removed from Elim, and 39 And Aaron was an hundred and encamped by the Red sea.

twenty and three years old when he died 11 And they removed from the Red sea, in mount Hor. and encamped in the wilderness of Sin. 40 And king Arad the Canaanite, which

12 And they took their journey out of dwelt in the south in the land of Canaan, the wilderness of Sin, and encamped in heard of the coming of the children of IsDophkah.


The Canaanites to be destroyed. NUMBERS. The borders of the land. 41 And they departed from mount Hor, on to Zin: and the going forth thereof and pitched in Zalmonah.

shall be from the south to Kadesh-barnea, 42 And they departed from Zalmonah, and shall go on to Hazar-addar, and pass on and pitched in Punon.

to Azmon: 43. And they departed from Punon, and 5 And the border shall fetch a compass pitched in Oboth."

from Azmon unto the river of Egypt, and 44 And they departed from Oboth, and the goings out of it shall be at the sea. pitched in Ije-abarim, in the border of 6 And as for the western border, ye shall Moab.

even have the great sea for a border: this 45 And they departed from Iim, and shall be your west border. pitched in Dibon-gad.

7 And this shall be your north border: 46 And they removed from Dibon-gad, from the great sea ye shall point out for you and encamped in Almon-diblathaim. mount Hor:

47 And they removed from Almon-dibla- 8 From mount Hor ye shall point out thaim, and pitched in the mountains of your border unto the entrance of Hamath : Abarim, before Nebo.

and the goings forth of the border shall be 48 And they departed from the moun- to Zedad: tains of Abarim, and pitched in the plains 9 And the border shall go on to Ziphron, of Moab by Jordan near Jericho.

and the goings out of it shall be at Hazar49 And they pitched by Jordan, fromenan : this shall be your north border. Beth-jesimoth even unto Abel-shittim in the 10 And ye shall point out your east borplains of Moab.

lder from Hazar-enan to Shepham: 50 1 And the LORD spake unto Moses 11 And the coast shall go down from in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jeri-Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of cho, saying,

Ain; and the border shall descend, and 51 Speak unto the children of Israel, and shall reach unto the side of the sea of Chinsay unto them, When ye are passed over nereth eastward : Jordan into the land of Canaan;

1 12 And the border shall go down to Jor52 Then ye shall drive out all the inha-dan, and the goings out of it shall be at the bitants of the land from before you, and de- salt sea : This shall be your land with the stroy all their pictures, and destroy all their coasts thereof round about. molten images, and quite pluck down all 13 And Moses commanded the children their high places:

|of Israel, saying, This is the land which 53 And ye shall dispossess the inhabit- ye shall inherit by lot, which the LORD ants of the land, and dwell therein: for I commanded to give unto the nine tribes, and havegiven you the land to possess it to the half tribe :

54 And ye shall divide the land by lot 14 For the tribe of the children of Reufor an inheritance among your families: ben, according to the house of their fathers, and to the more ye shall give the more in- and the tribe of the children of Gad acheritance, and to the fewer ye shall give cording to the house of their fathers, have the less inheritance: every man's inherit- received their inheritance; and half the ance shall be in the place where his lot tribe of Manasseh have received their infalleth ; according to the tribes of your fa- heritance: thers ye shall inherit.

15 The two tribes and the half tribe 55 But if ye will not drive out the inha- have received their inheritance on this side bitants of the land from before you; then it Jordan near Jericho eastward toward the shall come to pass, that those which ye let sun-rising. remain of them shall be pricks in your eyes, 16 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, and thorns in your sides, and shall vex you saying, in the land wherein ye dwell.

17 These are the names of the men 56 Moreover, it shall come to pass, that I which shall divide the land unto you: shall do unto you, as I thought to do unto Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of


18 And ye shall take one prince of every AND the LORD spake unto Moses, say- tribe, to divide the land by inheritance. A ing,

19 And the names of the men are these : 2 Command the children of Israel, and of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jesay unto them, When ye come into the phunneh. land of Canaan; (this is the land that shall ] 20 And of the tribe of the children of fall unto you for an inheritance, even the Simeon, Shemuel the son of Ammihud. land of Canaan with the coasts thereof:) 21 Of the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad the

3 Then your south quarter shall be from son of Chislon. the wilderness of Zin along by the coast of 22 And the prince of the tribe of the Edom, and your south border shall be the children of Dan, Bukki the son of Jogli. outmost coast of the salt sea eastward: 23 The prince of the children of Joseph,

4 And your border shall turn from the for the tribe of the children of Manasseh, south to the ascent of Akrabbim, and pass Hanniel the son of Ephod.


The cities of the Levites. CHAP. XXXV.

The laws of murder. 24 And the prince of the tribe of the slayer die not, until he stand before the con children of Ephraim, Kemuel the son of Igregation in judgment. Shiphtan.

13 And of these cities which ye shall 25 And the prince of the tribe of the give, six cities shall ye have for refuge. children of Zebulun, Elizaphan the son of 14 Ye shall give three cities on this side Parnach.

Jordan, and three cities shall ye give in the 26 And the prince of the tribe of the land of Canaan, which shall be cities of rechildren of Issachar, Paltiel the son of Azzan. fuge.

27 And the prince of the tribe of the 15 These six cities shall be a refuge, both children of Asher, Ahihud the son of She- for the children of Israel, and for the stranlomi.

ger, and for the sojourner among them : 28 And the prince of the tribe of the that every one that killeth any person unachildren of Naphtali, Pedahel the son of wares may flee thither. Ammihud.

| 16 And if he smite him with an instru29 These are they whom the LORD com- ment of iron, so that he die, he is a murminded to divide the inheritance unto the derer: the murderer shall surely be put to children of Israel in the land of Canaan, death. CHAP. XXXV.

:| 17 And if he smite him with throwing a AND the Lord spake unto Moses in stone, wherewith he may die, and he die, he f the plains of Moab by Jordan near is a murderer : the murderer shall surely be Jericho, saying,

put to death. 2 Command the children of Israel, that'18 Or if he smite him with an hand-weathey give unto the Levites of the inherit- pon of wood, wherewith he may die, and ance of their possession cities to dwell in ; he die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall and ye shall give also unto the Levites sub- surely be put to death. urbs for the cities round about them. I 19 The revenger of blood himself shall

3 And the cities shall they have to dwell slay the murderer: when he meeteth him, m; and the suburbs of them shall be for he shall slay him. their cattle, and for their goods, and for all 20 But if he thrust him of hatred, or hurl their beasts.

at him by laying of wait, that he die; 4 And the suburbs of the cities which ye 21 Or in enmity smite him with his hand, shall give unto the Levites, shall reach from that he die: he that smote him shall surely the wall of the city and outward a thousand be put to death; for he is a murderer: the cubits round about.

revenger of blood shall slay the murderer, 5 And ye shall measure from without the when he meeteth him. city on the east side two thousand cubits, 22 But if he thrust him suddenly without and on the south side two thousand cubits, enmity, or have cast upon him any thing and on the west side two thousand cubits, without laying of wait, and on the north side two thousand cubits; 23 Or with any stone, wherewith a man and the city shall be in the midst : this shall may die, seeing him not, and cast it upon be to them the suburbs of the cities. him, that he die, and was not his enemy,

6 And among the cities which ye shall neither sought his harm: gire unto the Levites there shall be six 24 Then the congregation shall judge cities for refuge, which ye shall appoint between the slayer and the revenger of for the manslayer, that he may flee thither : blood according to these judgments : and to them ye shall add forty and two cities. 25 And the congregation shall deliver

i So all the cities which we shall give to the slayer out of the hand of the revenger the Lerites shall be forty and eight cities : of blood, and the congregation shall restore thern shall ye give with their suburbs. him to the city of his refuge, whither he

8 And the cities which ye shall give was fled: and he shall abide in it unto the sha!! be of the possession of the children of death of the high priest, which was anointIsrael : from them that have many ye shall ed with the holy oil. give many ; but from them that have few ye 26 But if the slayer shall at any time shall give few : every one shall give of his come without the border of the city of his cities unto the Levites according to his in-refuge, whither he was fled; heritance which he inheriteth.

27 And the revenger of blood find him 9 [ And the LORD spake unto Moses, without the borders of the city of his resaying

fuge, and the revenger of blood kill the 10 Speak unto the children of Israel, slayer; he shall not be guilty of blood : and say unto them, When ye be come over 28 Because he should have remained in Jordan into the land of Canaan; . the city of his refuge until the death of the

11 Then ye shall appoint you cities to high priest : but after the death of the high be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer priest the slayer shall return into the land may flee thither, which killeth any person of his possession. at unawares.

1 29 So these things shall be for a statute 12 And they shall be unto you cities for of judgment unto you throughout your gerefuge from the avenger; that the man- nerations in all your dwellings.

No satisfaction for murder. DEUTERONOMY. Inheritance of daughters.

30 Whoso killeth any person, the mur-tribe whereunto they are received: so shall derer shall be put to death by the mouth their inheritance be taken away from the of witnesses: but one witness shall not tes- inheritance of the tribe of our fathers. tify against any person to cause him to die. 5 [ And Moses commanded the children

31 | Moreover, ye shall take no satisfac- of Israel according to the word of the LORD, tion for the life of a murderer, which is saying, The tribe of the sons of Joseph guilty of death: but he shall be surely put hath said well. to death.

16 This is the thing which the Lord doth 32 And ye shall take no satisfaction for command concerning the daughters of Zehim that is fled to the city of his refuge, lophehad, saying, Let them marry to whom that he should come again to dwell in the they think best; only to the family of the land, until the death of the priest.

tribe of their father shall they marry 33 So ye shall not pollute the land 7 So shall not the inheritance of the chilwherein ye are: for blood it defileth the dren of Israel remove from tribe to tribe : land : and the land cannot be cleansed of for every one of the children of Israel shall the blood that is shed therein, but by the keep himself to the inheritance of the tribe blood of him that shed it.'

of bis fathers. 34 Defile not therefore the land which ye. 8 And every daughter, that possesseth an shall inhabit, wherein I dwell: for I the inheritance in any tribe of the children of LORD dwell among the children of Israel. Israel, shall be wife unto one of the family CHAP. XXXVI.

of the tribe of her father, that the children AND the chief fathers of the families of of Israel may enjoy every man the inherit1 the children of Gilead, the son of Ma- ance of his fathers chir, the son of Manasseh, of the families 9 Neither shall the inheritance remove of the sons of Joseph, came near, and spake from one tribe to another tribe; but every before Moses, and before the princes, the one of the tribes of the children of Israel chief fathers of the children of Israel: shall keep himself to his own inheritance.

2 And they said, The Lord commanded 10 ? Even as the LORD cominanded my lord to give the land for an inheritance Moses, so did the daughters of Zelopheby lot to the children of Israel: and my had : lord was commanded by the LORD to give 11 For Mahlah, Tirzah, and Moglah, the inheritance of Zelophehad our brother and Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of unto his daughters.

Zelophehad, were married unto their fa3 And if they be married to any of the ther's brothers' sons: sons of the other tribes of the children of 12 And they were married into the famiIsrael, then shall their inheritance be taken lies of the sons of Manasseh, the son of Jofrom the inheritance of our fathers, and seph, and their inheritance remained in the shall be put to the inheritance of the tribe tribe of the family of their father. whereunto they are received: so shall it be 13 These are the commandments and taken from the lot of our inheritance. the judgments, which the LORD command

4 And when the jubilee of the children ed by the hand of Moses unto the children of Israel shall be, then shall their inherit- of Israel in the plains of Moab by Jordan ance be put unto the inheritance of the ncar Jericho.

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| The Fifth Book of MOSES, called DEUTERONOMY.

5 On this side Jordan, in the land of MoTHESE be the words which Moses ab, began Moses tu declare this law, saying,

1 spake unto all Israel on this side Jor- 6 1 The LORD our God spake unto us in dan in the wilderness, in the plain over Toreb, saying, Ye have dwelt long enough against the Red sea, between Paran, and in this mount: Tophel, and Laban, and Hazeroth, and 7 Turn you, and take your journey, and Dizahab.

go to the mount of the Amorites, and unto 2 (There arc eleven days' journey from all the places nigh thereunto, in the plain, Horeb by the way of Mount Seir unto Ka- in the hills, and in the vale, and in the south, desh-barnea.)

and by the sea-side, to the land of the Ca: 3 And it came to pass in the fortieth naanites, and unto Lebanon, unto the great year, in the eleventh month, on the first river, the river Euphrates. day of the month, that Moses spake unto 8 Behold, I have set the land before you: the children of Israel, according unto all go in and possess the land which the LORD that the LORD had given him in command- sware unto your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, ment unto them;

and Jacob, to give unto them and to their 4 After he had slain Sihon the king of seed after them. the Amorites, which dwelt in Heshbon, and 9.4 And I spake unto you at that time, Og the king of Bashan, which dwelt at As-saying, I am not able to bear you myself taroth in Edrei.

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