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d Deu.28.33,51; Jnde.

Jer. 5. 17; 12. 13;
Mic. 6. 15

see refr, ch, 17. 10.
s Den, % 95: Judg.

2. 14; 1 San), 31. 1;

Jer. 19. 7. & Pr. 106. 41, 42

Pro. 21. i vers 21, 21, 28: 1

Sanı, 2. 5; Ps. 119.

164; Pro. 24. 16. IJs. 2. 12; %5.11 : 26.

5; Jer. 13. 9; Eze.

7. 24; 30. 6. I Deu. 28. 23; Jer. 14

1-6; see I Ki. 17. I, 7, 1418.5: Ik. 4.25 Ps. 127. 1; Is. 49. 4;

Hab. 2. 13. * Deu. Il. 17:28 18

38-40; Ps 107. 31:

Hag. l. 9-11; 2. 16. • ver. 6; D-u. 32. 24;

2 Ki. 17. %5; Jer. 15. 3; Ese. 5. 17; 14. 15, 21.

24; 17. %6. 9 Judg. 5. 6; 2 Chr.

15.5; I.. 33.9: Lan. 1. 4; Eze. 33.8;

5. 3; Am. 4. 6-12.

"? Sam. 22. 27Job UU WA CULUT OY UL me, 194: P. 18 26.

(Deu. 32 5, 41; Ps.

78 62, 64; Jer. 24. 10;
Fze. 5. 17:6. 3; 14
17: 29. 8; 33. 2.
Num. 14. 12; Deu.

16 ye will not do all my commandments, but that ye break my covenant: I also will . Deu. 24. 65–67: 32. do this unto you; I will even appoint over you o terror, consumption, and the 3:13:

1 . burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and " ve Deo , 13:22 17 shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it. And I will set my

6 3–6; Job 31. 8. face against you, and ye shall be slain before your enemies : 8 they that hate you

shall reign over you; and "ye shall flee when none pursueth you. 18 And if ye will not yet for all this hearken unto me, then I will punish you 19 seven times more for your sins. And I will * break the pride of your power; 20 and I ' will make your heaven as iron, and your earth as brass : 2 and your

A ver. 36in 3. 5; * strength shall be spent in vain: for " your land shall not yield her increase,

neither shall the trees of the land yield their fruits. 21 And if ye walk contrary unto me, and will not hearken unto me; I will bring 22 seven times more plagues upon you according to your sins. "I will also send wild

beasts among you, which shall rob you of your children, and destroy your cattle,

and make you few in number; and your high ways shall be desolate. 23 And if ye 'will not be reformed by me by these things, but will walk contrary 24 unto me; then will I also walk contrary unto you, and will punish you yet 25 seren times for your sins. And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of my covenant: and when ye are gathered together within your cities,

Piki. 13. 24: 2 Ki. 2. "I will send the pestilence among you; and ye shall be delivered into the hand 28 of the enemy. And when I have broken the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, S and they shall deliver you your bread again Zech. 7. 14

Is. 1. 20; Jer. 2. 30; by weight: and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied. 27 And if ye will not for all this hearken unto me, but walk contrary unto me; 38 then I will walk contrary unto you also "in fury, and I, even I, will chastisé 29 you seven times for your sins. And ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, and the 30 ilesh of your daughters shall ye eat. 4 And · I will destroy your high places, and Num.14 12 Deus

cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, 31 and my soul shall abhor you. And I will make your cities waste, and 8 bring Ps. 106. 16; I*.3. 1;

your sanctuaries unto desolation, and " I will not smell the savour of your sweet 12. 13." 32 odours. And I will bring the land into desolation : and your enemies which

Yls. 9. 20; Mic. 6. 14; 33 dwell therein shall be * astonished at it. And 'I will scatter you among the hea

then, and will draw out a sword after you: and your land shall be desolate, 34 and your cities waste. " Then shall the land enjoy her sabbaths, as long as it Deu. x 53–57: 2

lieth desolate, and ye be in your enemies' land; even then shall the land rest, and 35 enjoy her sabbaths. As long as it lieth desolate it shall rest; because it did not

rest in your " sabbaths, when ye dwelt upon it. 36 And upon them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their

hearts in the lands of their enemies: and the sound of a shaken (driven leaf 78 59: 89.

shall chase them; and they shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; and they shall fall 1,25 = 10;. N. 137 when none pursueth. And , they shall fall one upon another, as it were before a

word, when none pursueth: and 'ye shall have no power to stand before your 38 enemies. *And ye shall perish among the heathen, and the land of your enemies 1.10: Eze.9.6; 21.4 39 shall eat you up. And they that are left of you 'shall pine away in their iniquity . 14: Am. a 21-23.

in your enemies' lands; *and also in the iniquities of their fathers shall they pine 11932.13, 15;"jer. 40 away with them. If they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their ! ..:

fathers, with their trespass which they trespassed against me, and that also they 41 have walked contrary unto me; and that I also have walked contrary unto them, 10. 16: 19.8: Tam.

and have brought them into the land of their enemies; if then their uncircum

cised hearts be : humbled, and they then accept of the punishment of their 42 iniquity: then will I remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant

with Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham will I remember, and I will remember the land.

ch. 23. 2.

Den. 28. 65-67; Eze. 43 The land also shall be left of them, and shall enjoy her sabbaths, while she le 21.7;2, .

lieth desolate without them: and they shall accept of the punishment of their pro.... iniquity: because, even because they despised my judgments, and because their 72 i Sam. 11 Jeu 2. 12, 13; Judg. 214. Deu. 4. 2; Jer. 12. 17, 18, 22. Den. 4.77 : 78. 65; Ne. I. 8; Jer. 3. 25; 29. 12, 13; Fue. 4. 17; 6 9; 2013; 24. 27; 33. 10;

24. 10:49. 17. 18; Am. 4. 10.

Eze.

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16;

Hag. I. 6. . v . 21. 24. . Is. 59. 18; 62. 3; 66.

15: Jer. 31. 5: Eze. 5. 13, 15; 8. 18.

Ki. 6. 29; Jer. 19. 9;

Lam. 4.10; Eze. 5.10. 12 Ki. 28; 2 Chr.

34. 3, 4, 7: Is. 27.9;

Eze, 6 3-6, 13.
&? Ki. 23. 21); 2 Chr.

34. 5.
vers. 11, 15: Le. 20.

10; Jer. 479. 11;

Eze, 6 h. ! Ps. 74, 3-8; Is. 64.

A Ge. 8.21 : Is. 1. Il

& Deu. 28 37 ; 29.24

28; I ki, 9. $; Jer.

4. 12; Eze, 5. 15. I Deu. 4. 27; 98 61;

Ps. 44. 11; Jer. 9. 16: Fze. 12. 15; 20. 33; 22. 15: Zech. 7. 11; L.k. 21. 24

le 25. 24 ; 2 Chr. 36. 21.

P ser. 17; Job 15. 21,

Is. 10. 4; see Judg.

32 31: Hos. & 15: Zech. 10. 9. see refs. Ex. 90 5. Deu. 4. 29-31; 30. 1-3: Num. 6. 7: I K. R 36 , 47: Ne. 9. 2: Job 31 4. 28; Ps. 32, 5; Pro. X 13, der 2 13; 31. 1990; Dan. 9. 3-M; Hon. 5. 15; Lk. 15. 18: 1 John 1. 9. Vsee Jer. 6. 10: 995, 26: Ere. 44. 7; Ae, 7. 81; Ro. 2. 28, 29; Gal. 5. 6: Col 2. 11. 1 KL 21. 29 . Chr. 12. 6. 7, 12; 32. 26; 33. 12, 13; Eze. 20. 43; Jam. 4. 6-9. a Ezra 9. 13-15; Ne. 9. 33; Dan. 9.7-14. b Ex. 2. 24: 6.5; Dese. 31Ps 106.5; Ese. 16 60. Ge. 28. 13, 14. Ge. 26. 3, 4. e Ge. 12. 2, 3. Ps. 85. 1 ; 136. 23; Eze 36, 1-15, 33, 34. vers. 34, 35. A ver. 15.

The judgments here threatened rise one above the the cast), the bread of several families would be baked other in intensity, if the people would not yield to the | in one oven; when each would take care not to lose the first chastisements, but persevered in their iniquity. smallest portion of their share.

2 A foreible representation of the intense heat of a long 4 This dreadful judgment was repeatedly inflicted. drought

See 2 Kings vi. 28, 29; Lam. iv. 10; and the account of 3 The supply of food would be so scanty, that, instead | the siego and capture of Jerusalem by the Romans, as of every family-having an oven for itself" (as is usual in related by Josephus.

13 23; Ne. 9. 31; Ra II. 3

Ex. 20. 2.

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20-22; Jade. 11. 3, 31, 32, 1 Sam. I

44 soul abhorred my statutes. And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their

enemies, 'I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them . Deu. 1.99-31;2XL

utterly, and to break my covenant with them: for I am the LORD their God. 45 But I will 'for their sakes remember the covenant of their ancestors, " whom I

Jer. 14 21; Exe. 16 brought forth out of the land of Egypt " in the sight of the heathen, that I might

Ge. 17.7,6; EL 2

124; ko. Il be their God: I am the LORD.

cb. 2.33; % 3%; 46 These are the statutes and judgments and laws, which the LORD made between " Pe 9.33; Ex. 22 him and the children of Israel ? in mount Sinai by the hand of Moses.

1; 12. 1: 33 4; John Lars respecting rows and tithes. 27 AND the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, 2 and say unto them, When a man shall make a singular vow, the persons shall 3 be for the LORD by thy estimation. And thy estimation shall be of the male from

twenty years old even unto sixty years old, even thy estimation shall be fifty 4 shekels of silver, ' after the shekel of the sanctuary. And if it be a female, then Ex. 30. 13 5 thy estimation shall be thirty shekels. And if it be from five years old even

unto twenty years old, then thy estimation shall be of the male twenty shekels, 6 and for the female ten shekels. And if it be from a month old even unto five

years old, then thy estimation shall be of the male five shekels of silver, and for 7 the female thy estimation shall be three shekels of silver. And if it be from sixty

years old and above; if it be a male, then thy estimation shall be fifteen shekels, 8 and for the female ten shekels. But if he be poorer than thy estimation, then he

shall present himself before the priest, and the priest shall value him; according

to his ability that vowed shall the priest value him. 9 And if it be a beast, whereof men bring an offering unto the LORD, all that any 10 man giveth of such unto the LORD shall be holy. He shall not alter it, nor

change it, a good for a bad, or a bad for a good : and if he shall at all change 11 beast for beast, then it and the exchange thereof shall be holy. And if it be any

unclean beast, of which they do not offer a sacrifice unto the LORD, then he shall 12 present the beast before the priest: and the priest shall value it, whether it be 13 good or bad : as thou valuest it, who art the priest, so shall it be. But if he . vers. 15, 19.

will at all redeem it, then he shall add a fifth part thereof unto thy estimation. 14 And when a man shall sanctify his house to be holy unto the LORD, then the

priest shall estimate it, whether it be good or bad: as the priest shall estimate it, 15 so shall it stand. And if he that sanctified it will redeem his house, then he

shall add the fifth part of the money of thy estimation unto it, and it shall be his. 16 And if a man shall sanctify unto the LORD some part of a field of his possession,

then thy estimation shall be according to the seed thereof; an homer for, the land 17 of an homer) of barley seed shall be valued at fifty shekels of silver. If he sanctify 18 his field from the year of jubilee, according to thy estimation it shall stand. But

if he sanctify his field after the jubilee, then the priest shall " reckon unto him ch 25. IS, 15, 50–

the money according to the years that remain, even unto the year of the jubilee, 19 and it shall be abated from thy estimation. And if he that sanctified the field ver. 13.

will in any wise redeem it, then he shall add the fifth part of the money of thy 20 estimation unto it, and it shall be assured to him. And if he will not redeem the

field, or if he have sold the field to another man, it shall not be redeemed any 21 more. But the field, " when it goeth out in the jubilee, shall be holy unto the y eh. S 10, , 31. LORD, as a field · devoted ; « the possession thereof shall be the priest's.

? ver. 2 22 And if a man sanctify unto the LORD a field which he hath bought, which is 23 not of the fields of his possession ; ethen the priest shall reckon unto him the ch. 10, %

worth of thy estimation, even unto the year of the ubilee : and he shall give thine 24 estimation in that day, as a holy thing unto the LORD. In the year of the deh. * *

jubilee the field shall return unto him of whom it was bought, even to him to 25 whom the possession of the land did belong. And all thy estimations shall be

according to the shekel of the sanctuary : 'twenty gerahs shall be the shekel. • Ex. an. 13. Num. 26 Only the firstling of the beasts, which should be the Lord's firstling, no man. 312 27 shall sanctify it;s whether it be ox, or sheep: it is the LORD's. And if it be of Num. 18. 1; Den

an unclean beast, then he shall redeem it according to thine estimation, and shallter 11-13 add a fifth part of it thereto: or if it be not redeemed, then it shall be sold according to thy estimation.

ver. 12

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1 Intimating that the nation should still continue in be substituted for the person or property so consecrated. existence; as we see at this day.

Some, however, suppose that this amount of money was 2 Heb., separate a vow.' This was the solemn dedi- to be paid in addition to the offering of the person, as a cation of a man's person, or child, or any part of his visible declaration of his having devoted himself to God. property, to the service of God. See Gen. xxviii. 20, 22; 3 As firstlings were to be sacrificed (Exod. xiii. 15), Juag. X1, 30, 31; 1 Sam. 1. 11, 28. This law is generally | it would have been a mere mockery to make them the understood as providing a redemption price, which might | subject of a vow.

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Notwithstanding no devoted thing, that a man shall devote unto the Lord of A ver. 21; Jol. 6. 17 · all that he hath, both of man and beast, and of the field of his possession, shall be

99 sold or redeemed: every devoted thing is most holy unto the Lord. None li Num, 21. 2, 3. i devoted, which shall be devoted of men, shall be redeemed; but shall surely be

put to death. 130 And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land, or of the fruit * Ge, 14. 20; 28. 22; 1 31 of the tree, is the LORD's: it is holy unto the LORD. 'And if a man will at all | 32 redeem aught of his tithes, he shall add thereto the fifth part thereof. And con

cerning the tithe of the herd, or of the flock, even of whatsoever " passeth under ver. 12 33 the rod, the tenth shall be holy unto the LORD. He shall not search whether it 2003; Mic.

be good or bad, * neither shall he change it: and if he change it at all, then both" ver. 10.

it and the change thereof shall be holy; it shall not be redeemed 34 •These are the cominandments, which the LORD commanded Moses for the

children of Israel in mount Sinai. i This means not devoted by men, but devoted from ites (Deut. xxv. 19; 1 Sam. xv. 3). cuong men; such as, the Canaanitish nations (Deut. vii. 2 Referring to the usual method of numbering and : 2, 24), the city of Jericho (Josh. vi. 17), and the Amalek- | separating cattle.

Num. 18. 21, 24;
Chr. 31. 3, 6, 13: Ne.
10 37, 8 13 12;
ML. 3. &, io; Heb.

* see Jer. 32. 13: Eze.

. ch. %. 46.

THE FOURTH BOOK OF MOSES, CALLED

NUMBERS.

This book derives its title from the numberings of the (22—27); the offerings of the princes (vü.); the conpeople of Israel, recorded in ch. i.-iv., xxvi. The first secration of the Levites (viii.); the passover, the pillar of these was made at Sinai, in the beginning of the second I of cloud and of fire, and the silver trumpets (ix., x. 1-10). year after their departure from Egypt; the second was III. THE JOURNEY FROM SINAI TO THE BORDERS OP made thirty-eight years afterwards, in the land of Moab, CANAAN. The people leave Sinai, and resume their jour. just before their entrance into Canaan. The repetition ney (x. 11-36); they despise the manna, lust for flesh, of the census, and the mode in which it was taken, tended and are punished (xi.); Aaron and Miriam murmur at to promote attention to the family registers; and, by Moses (xii.); the spies, and their report (xii.); the redistinguishing those of pure Hebrew descent, to prevent bellion of the people, and the consequent rejection of that admixture with their vicious and idolatrous neighbours. generation (xiv.) | It also especially served to show the lineage of the IV. TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN THE TURNING BACK OF Messiah, the promised Seed of Abraham.'

THE ISRAELITES FROM THE BORDERS OF CANAAN, AND The second numbering is, moreover, particularly con THEIR RETURN THITXER ABOUT THIRTY-SEVEN YEARS nected with one of the chief events of this history—that AFTERWARDS : including, various ordinances (xv.); the criminal unbelief which excluded a whole generation rebellion and death of Korah and his party (xvi.); the of the Israelites from the promised land; delaying their budding of Aaron's rod (xvii.); the duties and the portion seupation of it for thirty-eight years, and suddenly of the priests and Levites (xviii.); the law of the water arresting the extraordinary increase of the nation; so that of purification (xix.) they were less numerous at the end of this period than V. CONCLUSION OF THE MARCH THROUGH THE WILthey had been at the beginning.

DERNESS, AND COMMENCEMENT OF THE CONQUEST OF We see in this history, on the one hand, the unceasing CANAAN. The people come to the desert of Zin; at and tender care of the Almighty over his chosen people | Kadesh they murmur for water, and are supplied from the during their wanderings; and, on the other, the mur smitten rock (xx, 1-13); a passage through Edom is Tourings and rebellions by which they offended their refused (14—21); Aaron dies, and is succeeded by Eleazar rivenly Protector, drew down upon them repeated marks (22--29); defeat of Canaanites in the south; renewed of his just displeasure, and provoked him to say that they murmurings of the people; the fiery serpents, and the sbrauld not enter into his rest,' because of their una serpent of brass (xxi. 1-9); further journeys; and belief. See Heb. iü. 19. “All these things happened victories over Sihon and Og (10--35); Balaam and untə them forp ensamples, and were written for our ad. his prophecies (xxii. -- xxiv.); the Israelites are enmonition' (1 Cor. x. 1-11).

snared by the Midianites, and are punished (xxv.); the

second numbering of the people on the plains of Moab This book may be divided into five principal sec (xxvi.); the law of inheritance of daughters (xxvii. 1-11);

Moses is warned of his death, and Joshua appointed his I. THE NUMBERING OF THE ISRAELITES : their classi successor (12—23); laws concerning offerings and vows fication according to their descent; the arrangement of (xxviii.--XXX.); victory over the Midianites (xxxi.); the the eamp; the numbers and offices of the Levites; and partition of the conquered land east of Jordan (xxxii.); the redemption of the first-born (ch. i.-iv.)

recapitulation of the stations in the wilderness (xxxüi.); | II. VARIOUS LAWS AND OBSERVANCES : viz., the the boundaries of the promised land (xxxiv.); the cities

purification of the camp; the trial of jealousy (v.); the of the Levites, and cities of refuge (xxxv.); law respectlaw concerning Nazarites (vi. 1—21); form of blessing / ing heiresses (xxxvi.) Numbering of the Israelites by families, the Levites being excepted.

& eh. 10, 11, 12; Ex. T AND the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the taber- 19.1.2. nacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second 2: 40.17.

deh. 2. 2, 63, 64: Ex. 2 year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying, "Take ye the sum of

1.1-5; 31.1: all the congregation of the children of Israel, after their families, by the house ichi. 21.

26: ? Sam. 21. 2;

1 The result of this census (ver. 46) had been stated by anticipation, Exod. xxxviii. 26. From the number of males above the age of twenty, it may be inferred that

the total was nearly two millions. The persons numbered would be fit for labour as well as war, constituting the effective strength of the nation.

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of their fathers, with the number of their names, every male by their polls; } 3 from twenty years old and upward, all that are able to go forth to war in Israel : eh. 142; EL 214 4 thou and Aaron shall number them by their armies. And with you there shall

be a man of every tribe; every one head of the house of his fathers. 5 And these are the names of the men that shall stand with you. Of the tribe of 6 Reuben; Elizar the son of Shedeur. Of Simeon; Shelumiel the son of Zuri7 shaddai. Of Judah; Nahshon the son of Amminadab. Of Issachar; Nethaneel the 9 son of Zuar. Of Zebulun; Eliab the son of Helon. Of the children of Joseph : 10 of Ephraim; Elishama the son of Ammihud : of Manasseh ; Gamaliel the son of 11 Pedahzur. Of Benjamin ; Abidan the son of Gideoni. Of Dan; Ahiezer the son 13 of Ammishaddai. Of Asher; Pagiel the son of Ocran. Of Gad; Eliasaph the son 15 Deuel. Of Naphtali; Ahira the son of Enan. These were the renowned of the h,2, 14, de la caled 16 congregation, princes of the tribes of their fathers, heads of thousands in Israel. Sch. 7. 2: 1 Chr. 17 And Moses and Aaron took these men which are expressed by their names : 18 and they assembled all the congregation together on the first day of the second

month, and they declared their pedigrees after their families, by the house of their

fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, 19 by their polls. As the LORD commanded Moses, so he numbered them in the

wilderness of Sinai. 20 And the children of Reuben, Israel's eldest son, by their generations, after their i eh. 2 10, 1L.

families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, by

their polls, every male from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to 21 go forth to war; those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Reuben, were forty and six thousand and five hundred.

eb. X 7. 22 Of the children of 'Simeon, by their generations, after their families, by the | 1 ch. 2. 12, 13

house of their fathers, those that were numbered of them, according to the number

of the names, by their polls, every male from twenty years old and upward, all 23 that were able to go forth to war; those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Simeon, " were fifty and nine thousand and three hundred.

meh. * 1 2. Of the children of " Gad, by their generations, after their families, by the house e ch. 2. 14, 15

of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old 2.5 and upward, all that were able to go forth to war; those that were numbered of

them, even of the tribe of Gad, were forty and five thousand six hundred and fifty. • eh. 2. 18. 20 Of the children of P Judah, by their generations, after their families, by the house peh. 2 3 4

of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and 27 upward, all that were able to go forth to war; those that were numbered of them,

even of the tribe of Judah, were threescore and fourteen thousand and six hundred. ch. 98 22; : Sans 29 Of the children of · Issachar, by their generations, after their families, by the h.2 5,6

house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years 29 old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war; those that were numbered

of them, even of the tribe of Issachar, were 'fifty and four thousand and four

hundred. 30 Of the children of 'Zebulun, by their generations, after their families, by the ch. 27, 8

house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years 31 old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war; those that were numbered

of them, even of the tribe of Zebulun, were "fifty and seven thousand and fourch. * 7.

hundred. 32 Of the children of - Joseph, namely, of the children of Ephraim, by their gene- *. 2 18, 19; Deu

rations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number

of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth 33 to war; those that were numbered of them, even of y the tribe of Ephraim, . were : Deu !

forty thousand and five hundred. 34 Of the children of Manasseh, by their generations, after their families, by the

house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years 35 old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war; those that were numbered

of them, even of the tribe of Manasseh, were *thirty and two thousand and two ch. 291; **

hundred. 36 Of the children of Benjamin, by their generations, after their families, by the ep 29,99

house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years 37 old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war; those that were numbered

of them, even of the tribe of Benjamin, were 'thirty and five thousand and four l'h*; . Chris

hundred. 38 of the children of ^ Dan, by their generations, after their families, by the house deb, 2 %, *

of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and

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33 17.

1 All the sums being hundreds, except one fifty, it is probable that numbers less than fifty were omitted.

eb. 2. 32; 28. 51: Ge. 13. 16; El. 12. 3:38. 26.

ch. 35-11: 4. 15, 25 -47, 33 : Ex. 38. 21; Ac. 7. 44.

eh. 2 17: 323R. ch. 45-33; 10. W,

1 Sam. 6. 19; 2 Sam. 6. 6, 7.

ver. 50.

1 eh, A. 19; 16. 46:

18. 5: Le. 10. 6;

39 upward, all that were able to go forth to war; those that were numbered of them; |

even of the tribe of Dan, were threescore and two thousand and seven hundred. .eb. %. 12. 40 Of the children of 'Asher, by their generations, after their families, by the seh. 2. 27. 28.

house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years 41 old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war; those that were numbered of

them, even of the tribe of Asher, were & forty and one thousand and five hundred. Xeb. % 17. 42. Of the children of " Naphtali, throughout their generations, after their families, Ach. 2. 29, 30.

by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty 43 years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war; those that were

numbered of them, even of the tribe of Naphtali, were 'fifty and three thousand

and four hundred. H jThese are those that were numbered, which Moses and Aaron numbered, and eh. 26. 66

the princes of Israel, being twelve men : each one was for the house of his fathers. 45 So were all those that were numbered of the children of Israel, by the house of

their fathers, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to 46 war in Israel ; even all they that were numbered were six hundred thousand

and three thousand and five hundred and fifty. 47 But 'the Levites after the tribe of their fathers were not numbered among 1 ch. 2 33: ere eh. 3;

4; 26 57, 62; 1 Chr. 48 them. For the LORD had spoken unto Moses, saying, *Only thou shalt not

1.6: 21. 6. 49 number the tribe of Levi, neither take the sum of them among the children of

**ch. 2. 33; 26. 62. 50 Israel: *but thou shalt appoint the Levites over the tabernaclel of testimony,

and over all the vessels thereof, and over all things that belong to it: they shall

bear the tabernacle, and all the vessels thereof; and they shall minister unto it, 51 and shall encamp round about the tabernacle. And when the tabernacle setteth forward, the Levites shall take it down : and when the tabernacle is to be

21. pitched, the Levites shall set it up : 9 and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be

Ich. 3. 10,38: 18. 22; 32 put to death. And the children of Israel shall pitch their tents, every man by 53 his own camp, and every man by his own standard, throughout their hosts. But th. 22. 36.

the Lerites shall pitch round about the tabernacle of testimony, that there be no

wrath 3 upon the congregation of the children of Israel : "and the Levites shall 54 keep the charge of the tabernacle of testimony. And the children of Israel did 1 Sam. 6. 19.

ver. 50; eh. 3. 7, 8; according to all that the Lord commanded Moses, so did they.

R. 21--%: 1 345: Arrangement of the camp, and order of march.

32; 2 Chr. 13. II. 2 AND the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying, Every man of the h. 1. 32 2 children of Israel shall pitch by his own standard, with the ensign of their

father's house : far off (over against about the tabernacle of the congregation

shall they pitch. 3 And on the east side toward the rising of the sun shall they of the standard of the camp of : Judah pitch throughout their armies : and « Nahshon the son of

h. 10. 14; Ru. 4. 4 Amminadab shall be captain of the children of Judah. And his host, and those 20; 1 Chr. 2. 10;

Mt. 1. ; Lk. 3. 32, that were numbered of them, were threescore and fourteen thousand and six 5 hundred. And those that do pitch next unto him shall be the tribe of Issachar: 6 and Nethaneel the son of Zuar shall be captain of the children of Issachar. And

his host, and those that were numbered thereof, were fifty and four thousand and 7 four hundred. Then the tribe of Zebulun: and Eliab the son of Helon shall be 8 captain of the children of Zebulun. And his host, and those that were numbered 9 thereof, were fifty and seven thousand and four hundred. All that were numbered

in the camp of Judah were an hundred thousand and fourscore thousand and six

thousand and four hundred, throughout their armies. These shall first set forth. Och 10. IL 10 On the south side shall be the standard of the camp of Reuben according to

their armies : and the captain of the children of Reuben shall be Elizur the son of 11 Shedenr. And his host, and those that were numbered thereof, were forty and 12 six thousand and five hundred. And those which pitch by him shall be the tribe

of Simeon: and the captain of the children of Simeon shall be Shelumiel the son 13 of Zurishaddai. And his host, and those that were numbered of them, were fifty 14 and nine thousand and three hundred. Then the tribe of Gad: and the captain 15 of the sons of Gad shall be Eliasaph the son of Reuel. And his host, and those Deuel, ch. 1. 14; 7.

that were numbered of them, were forty and five thousand and six hundred and 16 fifty. All that were numbered in the camp of Reuben were an hundred thousand

and fifty and one thousand and four hundred and fifty, throughout their armies. * And they shall set forth in the second rank.

deh. 10. 18. 1 Not to officiate in it, but to take charge of it.

4 The tribes were to pitch around the tabernacle. It 2 One who is not a Levite. See refs.

is the oriental usage to place the monarch and his chief That is, from God; who will not suffer the profaners officers in the centre of the camp. There are very various of his worship to go unpunished. The preventing of sin opinions respecting the ensigns of the tribes; but nothing is the preventing of wrath.

| is known with certainty about them.

31. 30, 47; 1 Chr. 23.

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42, 47; 10. 20.

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