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destroy all their molten images, and quite pluck down all their high places : 53 and ye shall dispossess the inhubitants of the land, and dwell therein: for I have 54 given you the land to possess it. And mye shall divide the land by lot for an eh. 25 534

inheritance among your families : and to the more ye shall give the more inheritance, and to the fewer ye shall give the less inheritance: every man's

inheritance shall her in the place where his lot falleth ; according to the tribes * Jas. 15.1--12: 161, 55 of your fathers ye shall inherit. But if ye will not drive out the inhabitants ll, etc; 19. 1

of the land from before you; then it shall come to pass, that those which ye let

remain of them shall be pricks in your eyes, and thorns in your sides, and shall Jox. 23. 13: Julg. 2 56 vex you in the land wherein ye dwell. Moreover it shall come to pass, that PIREL. a 3: Eze shall do unto yon, as I thought to do unto them.

P Deu, 28 63; Jer,

15, 16; 2 Chr. 36. 17 Boundaries of the promised land; the men appointed to divide it. 34 AND the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, Command the children of Israel, and 2 say unto them, When ye come into the land of Canaan; (this is the land that Ge. 17. 8; Den. 1.7

Ps 78 56; 105 II; shall fall unto you for an inheritance, even the land of Canaan with the coasts Exe. 4.14

thereof :) 3 Then ' your south quarterl shall be from the wilderness of Zin along by the 'Ex. 22 31: Jon 15 coast of Edom, and your south border shall be the outmost coast of the salt sen

Ge. 14.3; Jos. 3. 16; 4 eastward: and your border shall turn from the south ? 'to the ascent of Akrabbim,

and pass on to Zin: and the going forth thereof shall be from the south to 5 Kadesh-barnea, and shall go on to * Hazer-addar, and pass on to Azmon: and the * see Jos. 15. 2,4 border shall fetch a compass from Azmon y unto the river of Egypt, and the

see Ge. IS. IA: Joe goings out of it shall be at the sea.

Is. . 12 6 And as for the western border, ye shall even have the a great sea for a border:

Jos. I. this shall be your west border. 7 And this shall be your north border: from the great sea ye shall point out for 8 you a mount Hor:4 from mount Hor ye shall point out your border unto the 9.12.17; 2 Ki. 1 9 entrance of Hamath; and the goings forth of the border shall be to · Zedad : and

the border shall go on to Ziphron, and the goings out of it shall be at Hazar-enan: Ese. . 17.

this shall be your north border. 10,11 And ye shall point out your east border from Hazar-enan to Shepham: and

the coast shall go down from Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of Ain; and • 2 Kl. 2.33; Jer. 3. the border shall descend, and shall reach unto the side of the sea S of Chinnereth

Den. 17: Jar. 11. 12 eastward : and the border shall go down to Jordan, and the goings out of it shall 1.SI

be at the salt sea : this shall be your land with the coasts thereof round about. * ver. 3 13 And Moses commanded the children of Israel, saying, “This is the land which ver. 1; Joe. 14. 1, 4 ye shall inherit by lot, which the Lord commanded to give unto the nine tribes,

i eh. 32. 30: Jos. 12 14 and to the half tribe : for the tribe of the children of Reuben according to the

house of their fathers, and the tribe of the children of Gad according to the

house of their fathers, have received their inheritance; and half the tribe of 15 Manasseh have received their inheritance: the two tribes and the half tribe

have received their inheritance on this side Jordan ncar Jericho eastward,

toward the sunrising. 16, 17 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, These are the names of the men

which shall divide the land unto you: * Elcazar the priest, and Joshua the son * Jos. 14. 1; 19.51. 18 of Nun. And ye shall take one prince of every tribe, to divide the land by 1 ch. 1. 4,16 19 inheritance. And the names of the men are these : Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb 20 the son of Jephunneh. And of the tribe of the children of Simeon, Shemuel the 21 son of Ammihud. Of the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad the son of Chislon. And 22 the prince of the tribe of the children of Dan, Bukki the son of Jogli. The 23 prince of the children of Joseph, for the tribe of the children of Manasseh, 24 Janniel the son of Ephod. And the prince of the tribe of the children of 25 Ephraim, Kemuel the son of Shiphtan. And the prince of the tribe of the 26 children of Zebulun, Elizaphan the son of Parnach. And the prince of the tribe 27 of the children of Issachar, Paltiel the son of Azzan. And the prince of the tribe 28 of the children of Asher, Ahihud the son of Shelomi. And the prince of the

tribe of the children of Naphtali, Pedahel the son of Ammihud. 29 m These are they whom the Lord commanded to divide the inheritance untoJag 19. sl. the children of Israel in the land of Canaan.

The cities of the Levites, and the cities of refuge. 35 AND the Lord spake unto Moses in the plains of Moab by Jordan near5 * Jos. 14. 2,44 31. 1: 2 Jericho, saying, " Command the children of Israel, that they give unto the **8. etc.**** 1 Or, corner.'

1 4 Or, “the mount (i.e. summit) of the mountain;' 1.. 2 Or, .southward.'

the summit of Lebanon. 3 The Mediterranean Sea.

1 5 Rather, 'over against.

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41; Jos, 20. 2. 7, 8;
21. 3. 13, 21, 97, 32,
36, 34; Mt. 11. 28
H-b. 6. 18.

9 Jos. 21. 3. Ich, 26. 54; 2 Cor. &.

13, 14.

u ver. 19: Den, 19. 6;

11, 12
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Lerites of the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in ;l and ye shall 3 give also into the Levites suburbs for the cities round about them. And the

cities shall they have to dwell in; and the suburbs of them shall be for 4 their cattle, and for their goods, and for all their beasts. And the suburbs

of the cities, which ye shall give unto the Levites, shall reach from the 5 wall of the city and outward a thousand cubits round about. And ye shall

measure from without the city on the east side two thousand cubits, and on the south side two thousand cubits, and on the west side two thousand cubits, and on the north side two thousand cubits; and the city shall be in the midst: this 6 shall be to them the suburbs of the cities. And among the cities which ye shall

give unto the Levites there shall be osix cities for refuge,? which ye shall appoint for the manslayer, that he may flee thither: and to them ye shall add forty and 7 two cities. So all the cities which ye shall give to the Levites shall be p forty 8 and eight cities: them shall ye give with their suburbs. And the cities which

P Jos. 91. 41. ye shall give shall be 9 of the possession of the children of Israel: "from them that have many ye shall give many; but from them that have few ye shall give few: every one shall give of his cities unto the Levites according to his inheritance which he inheriteth. 9,10 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel,

and say unto them, : When ye be come over Jordan into the land of Canaan; • Deu. 19. 9; Jos. 20.2. 11 then 'ye shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer ( Ex. 21. 13. 12 may flee thither, which killeth any person at unawares [by error). "And they

Jos. 20. 3, 5, 6 shall be unto you cities for refuge from the avenger; that the manslayer die not, 13 : until he stand before the congregation in judgment. And of these cities which * ver. 24; Dett. 19. 14 ye shall give six cities shall ye have for refuge. :Ye shall give three cities on

Den, 4. 41; Jos. 20. this side Jordan, and three cities shall ye give in the land of Canaan, which shall 15 be cities of refuge. These six cities shalĩ be a refuge, both for the children of Israel, and for the stranger, and for the sojourner among them: that every one & ch. Iš 16; Ro. 2. 29;

Gal. 3. 2 that killeth any person unawares may flee thither. 16 And if he smite him with an instrument of iron, so that he die, he is a murderer: Ex. 21. 12, 14; Le. 17 the murderer shall surely be put to death. And if he smite him with throwing

a stone, wherewith he may die, and he die, he is a murderer: the murderer shali 18 surely be put to death. Or if he smite him with an hand weapon of wood,

wherewith he may die, and he die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall surely 19 be put to death. The revenger of blood himself shall slay the murderer: when 20 he meeteth him, he shall slay him. But d if he thrust him of hatred, or hurl at

27: 20. 10; 1 Ki. 2. 21 him by laying of wait, that he die; or in enmity smite him with his hand, that 31. 32.

Ex. 21. 14; Deu. he die: he that smote him shall surely be put to death; for he is a murderer:

the revenger of blood shall slay the murderer, when he meeteth him. 22 But if he thrust him suddenly, without enmity, or have cast upon him any 23 thing without laying of wait, or with any stone, wherewith a man may die, seeing

him not, and cast it upon him, that he die, and was not his enemy, neither sought 24 his harm: then the congregation shall judge between the slayer and the revenger

& ver. 12; Jos. 20. 25 of blood according to these judgments: and the congregation shall deliver the slayer out of the hand of the revenger of blood, and the congregation shall restore

A Jos. 20. 6; Ro. 3. 24 him to the city of his refuge, whither he was fled: and " he shall abide in it into

the death of the high priest, which was anointed with the holy oil. 26 But if the slayer shall at any time come without the border of the city of his 27 refuge, whither he was fled; and the revenger of blood find him without the

borders of the city of bis refuge, and the revenger of blood kill the slayer; he 28 shall not be guilty of blood: because " he should have remained in the city of his * John 15.: H-.

refuge until the death of the high priest. But after the death of the high priest

the slayer shall return into the land of his possession. 29 So these things shall be for 'a statute of judgment unto you throughout your ch. 27. Il

generations in all your dwellings. 30 Whoso killeth any person, the murderer shall be put to death by the mouth Den. 17. 6,7; 19. 15;

of witnesses: but one witness shall not testify against any person to cause him to | 121; Heb 10. 28.

21. 17; Deu. 19.11,12.

e vere, 21, 24, 27; Den.

19. 6, 12; Jos. 20.3,5 d Gr. 4.8: 2 Sam. 3.

19. 11.

ver. 11; Ex. 21. 13: Deu, 19. 5.

-26; Eph. 2. 16

18: Hleb. 7. 25-28 i Ex. 29.7; Lc. 4. 3;

21. 10.

Mt. 18 16; 2 Cor.

1 For these, see Josh. xxi. 2. By the cities of the subjected to the disgrace of a judicial condemnation; and Levites being distributed over the land, the whole could not, either by pecuniary compensation or by any bantry might have had the benefit of their religious other means, purchase exemption from punishment, as instructions.

would have been allowed among other nations. The * This merciful law imposed a salutary check upon the cities of refuge have commonly been represented as typical ancient custom of blood-revenge, which unhappily still of Christ : whether they were so or not, they were at least prevails in the east. The unintentional man-slayer was remarkably illustrative of the safety which believers safe, in his refuge, from the avenger; though subject to enjoy in Him. The cities appointed were so situated, that come restrictions which would tend to enhance the value from every part of the land one or other of them was of human life. On the other hand, the murderer was I easily accessible.

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31 die. Moreover " ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, which is in Ge. 9. a 32 guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death. And ye shall take no Ac. 1. 12; Gal. & 10

satisfaction for him that is fled to the city of his refuge, that he should come

again to dwell in the land, until the death of the priest. 33 So ye shall not pollute the land wherein ye are: for blood pit defileth the PL 106 38;

land : and the land cannot be cleansed (there can be no expiation for the land] 34 of the blood that is shed therein, but by the blood of him that shed it. Defile Ge. 9.

not therefore the land which ye shall inhabit, wherein I dwell: for I the LORD dwell among the children of Israel.

• Ex. 1.8; 29. 45, 46. Laro respecting heiresses ; conclusion of the book. 36 AND the chief fathers of the families of the children of Gilead, the son of ch. % 2.

Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of the sons of Joseph, came near,

and spake before Moses, and before the princes, the chief fathers of the children 2 of Israel: and they said, " The Lord commanded my lord to give the land for an eh. %. 54,56; 23.54;

inheritance by lot to the children of Israel: and - my lord was commanded by th : 1.7: Jos. 17.

the LORD to give the inheritance of Zelophehad our brother unto his daughters, 3 And if they be married to any of the sons of the other tribes of the children of

Israel, then shall their inheritance be taken from the inheritance of our fathers,

and shall be put to the inheritance of the tribe whereunto they are received : 80 4 shall it be taken from the lot of our inheritance. And when the jubilee of the Le. 25. 10.-13, 3.

children of Israel shall be, then shall their inheritance be put unto the inheritance of the tribe whereunto they are received : 80 shall their inheritance be taken away from the inheritance of the tribe of our fathers. 5 And Moses commanded the children of Israel according to the word of the 6 LORD, saying, The tribe of the sons of Joseph : hath said well. This is the thing el. 27.7.

which the LORD doth command concerning the daughters of Zelophehad, saying,

Let them marry [be wives) to whom they think best; * only to the family of the ser. 12 7 tribe of their father sball they marry. So shall not the inheritance of the

children of Israel remove from tribe to tribe: for every one of the children of 8 Israel shall keep himself to the inheritance of the tribe of his fathers. And I ki. 21. 3

every daughter that possesseth an inheritance in any tribe of the children of 1 Chr. 23 .. Israel, shall be wife unto one of the family of the tribe of her father, that the 9 children of Israel may enjoy every man the inheritance of his fathers. Neither

shall the inheritance remove from one tribe to another tribe; but every one of

the tribes of the children of Israel shall keep himself to his own inheritance. 10 Even as the Lord commanded Moses, so did the daughters of Zelophehad : 11 d for Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of ch.97. 1. 12 Zelophehad, were married unto their father's brothers' sons: and they were

married into the families of the song of Manasseh the son of Joseph, and their

inheritance remained in the tribe of the family of their father. 13 These are the commandments and the judgments, which the LORD commanded

by the hand of Moses unto the children of Israel in the plains of Moab by el. 28. 3; 32 Jordan near Jericho.

THE FIFTH BOOK OF MOSES, CALLED

DEUTERONOMY.

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This book is a repetition of much, both of the history | them and their forefathers, from their departure out of and of the laws, contained in the three foregoing books; Egypt, are recapitulated; the people are reminded of their and was delivered to the Israelites by Moses, both orally disobedience, ingratitude, and chastisements; and the law, the second monti

both in its letter and spirit, is repeated, expatiated upon, of their wanderings in the wilderness. The Greek title and enforced by every variety of argument and motive. "Deuteronomy' signifies the second law (or, the law re- On the one hand prosperity, happiness, and honour both peated'); as this is a second edition of the law, with individual and national-are promised upon obedience: additions adapted to the state of the people now just en and, on the other, the miseries are foretold which should tering the promised land, and preparatory to the further follow their apostasy-their plagues, captivities, and disdevelopments which God was about to make of his pur persions; their extreme sufferings when besieged; the poses; and with explanations illustrating the holiness of desolation of their land; their degradation and oppres. heart which the law required, and inculcating the spiritsions; and their present condition, as exhibited to our in which its services and worship must be performed. own observation : -and to these predictions are added

peculiar necessity for this solemn reiteration promises of abundant mercy and blessing, upon repentof the law by Moses at this time; inasmuch as the race of ance. men to whom it was first given were all dead, and a new Such are the general outlines of this book : and, as it one had sprung up.

must have been exceedingly useful to those to whom it The various mercies which God had bestowed upon I was primarily addressed, so will it prove to us, if, comparing the history here recited with God's dispensations of their own frequent rebellions, murmurings, and towards ourselves, both in temporal and in spiritual things, | provocations (ix.), and of God's free and undeserved and our conduct towards Him, we apply the exhortations grace and love towards them (x.) 2. Deductions, or and persuasions to our own consciences, to excite our conclusions, from those principles (xi.) These chiefly minds to believing and grateful obedience.

concern the worship of God--as to its proper place and

manner (xii.); the avoiding and punishing seducers The contents of this book (which is itself a kind of to idolatry (xiii.); the guarding against legal uncleananalysis of the three preceding books), are arranged by ness (xiv.); and the times and seasons of worship, Diodati under three general heads :

including the sabbatical year (xv.) and the passover I. An INTRODUCTION, or preface; adapted to gain at (xvi): and the conduct of men; either in authority civiltention from the people : "1. By a commemoration of as kings, who were to be chosen by God (xvii.) ; or in the blessings conferred on them; both in peace, by the authority ecclesiastical (xviii.); or universally considered gift of a wise and religious rnagistracy (ch. i.), and in in their several duties to God and man, in many lawster, by making them victorious over the kings of moral, judicial, and ceremonial (xix.-xxvi.) Heshbon and Bashan (ü., iü.) 2. By, a description III. The CONCLUSION, which is, 1, exhortatory: perof the procious law given to them--setting forth its suading to obedience--by promises of blessings (xxviii.); Author, its miraculous promulgation, its subject matter, by denouncement of curses (xxviü.) ratified by the peoand the benefits which would redound to them by ple's own mouths, saying "Amen' (xxvii.) ; by the it (ir.)

remembrance of the great things which God had done II. The second part is doctrinal, and contains, 1, the for them; by the obligation of a solemn covenant (xxix.); main principles of religion in the ten commandments and by encouragements to repentance (xxx.) 2. His(v.), to which are annexed a declaration of the end of torical : Moses resigns his charge to Joshua, and delivers the law-obedience; with an exhortation thereto (vi.), the law to the priests (xxxi.); composes a prophetic and dissuasives from those things which would hinder | song, which he delivers to the people (xxxi., xxxii.); their obedience; viz., intercourse with heathen nations pronounces a blessing upon the tribes, each in particular (vii), forgetfulness of God's mercies, and self-righteous- 1 xxxiii.); views the promised land, into which he must ness (Füi.); to beat down which Moses reminds them not enter; dies and is buried (xxxiv.) Moses' address to the people, reviewing the history of their journeys; with exhortations,

warnings, and promises. 1 THESE be the words which Moses spake unto all Israel « on this side Jordan 2 a Jos. 9. 1, 10; 22. 4,7.

in the wilderness, in the plain over against the Red Sea, 3 [or, Zuph,) between 2 Paran, and Tophel, and Laban, and Hazeroth, and Dizahab. (There are eleven

days' journey from Horeb by the way of mount Seir 4 bunto Kadesh-barnea.) beh. 9. 23; Num. 13. 3 And it came to pass in the fortieth year, in the eleventh 5 month, on the first day • Nam, đ 8,

of the month, that Moses spake unto the children of Israel, according unto all that 4 the LORD had given him in commandment unto them; "after he had slain Sihon d Num. 21. 31–38.

the king of the Amorites, which dwelt in Heshbon, and Og the king of Bashan, which dwelt at Astaroth in Edrei.

Num. 21. 33 ; Jos. 5 On this side Jordan, in the land of Moab, began Moses to declare this law, 6 saying,—The LORD our God spake unto us in Horeb, saying, Ye have dwelt long Ex. 3. 1; 17. & 7 & enough in this mount: turn you, and take your journey, and go to the mount of see Ex. 19. 1, 2;

Num. 10. 11-13. the Amorites, and unto all the places nigh thereunto, in the plain, in the hills,

and in the vale, and in the south, and by the sea side, to the land of the Canaan8 ites, and unto Lebanon, unto the great river, the river Euphrates. Behold, I have

set the land before you: go in and possess the land which the LORD sware unto Four fathers, * Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give unto them and to their seed - Ģe.!2;?: !5. 18; 17.

7,8; 26. 4; 28. 13. after them. 9 And 'I spake unto you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear you myself Ex., 1818; Num. 10 alone : the LORD your God hath multiplied you, and, behold, *ye are this day as ch. 10. 2: 2. 62: 11 the stars of heaven for multitude. (The LORD God of your fathers make you a . 33: Ne.. 23.***.*.

thousand times so many more as ye are, and bless you, as he hath promised you!) - Ge. 122, 3; 15.5; | 12 * How can I myself alone bear your cumbrance, and your burden, and your strife? | 15;". 62. : 13 Take you wise men, and understanding, and known among your tribes, and I 1K1:29.,

• She Ex. 1821; Num. 14 will make them rulers over you. And ye answered me, and said, The thing | 15 which thou hast spoken is good for us to do. So I took the chief of your tribes,

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11. 16, 17.

I Ås this book is chiefly a recapitulation of the history | Arabah in front of the Red Sea, between Paran, and and laws before recorded (to which references are made between Tophel and Laban (Libnah, Numb. xxxii. 20), in the margin), the following notes will be confined to and Hazeroth and Di-zahab, there are eleven days' subjects not previously noticed. Several of these appear to journey from Horeb by the way of Mount Seir to Kadeshbe adaptations of the law to the improved character of the barnea.' Some commentators would place ver. 2 after people, who were better prepared to submit to its spiritual ver. 19; considering it to have no connection with vers. 1 precepts than their fathers had been ; whilst others were and 3. But if the passage be read as above, it appears probably explanations, arising out of particular events like an exact specification of the short, natural route from which had occurred.

Horeb to Canaan, put in direct contrast with the place, ? Or, rather, near the passage of Jordan.'

near the Jordan,' and the time, the fortieth year, 3 The word 'sea' is not in the original, which has only at which the following words were spoken; and it was "Zaph,' or rather Suph.' Perhaps the place intended is calculated to call to mind the sin of the Israelites which Suph, or Suphah (Numb. xxi. 14, marg. reading). But it had so greatly prolonged their journey. is more probable that the sentences should be differently 4 There is another route, not along the plain of the divided, and that vers. 1 and 2 should be read thus : | Arabah and by Mount Seir, but over the high ground to

These be the words which Moses spake unto all Israel the west.
at the passage of Jordan. By the wilderness along the l 5 Of the sacred year-about February.

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wise men, and known, P and made them heads over you, ' captains over thousands, Ex. 18 %, 26.

and captains over hundreds, and captains over fifties, and captains over tens, and 16 officers among your tribes. And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between every man and ch, 16 18; E...

3,17,8; John 7.1 17 his brother, and the stranger that is with him. Ye shall not respect persons in E3 22:39

La 24. 22. judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great ; " ye shall not be 1 ch. 18 19; Lc. 19.15

afraid of the face of man; for ' the judgment is God's :1 and the cause that is too 24. 23. Jam. 21. 18 hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it. And I commanded you at that time all the things which ye should do.

y Ex. 1& 18, 20, 28 19 And when we departed from Horeb, we went through all that great and ter- . ch. & 15; Num 10

rible wilderness, which ye saw by the way of the mountain of the Amorites, as 20 the LORD our God commanded us, and we came to Kadesh-barnea. And I said

& Num. 12 % unto you, Ye are come unto the mountain of the Amorites, which the LORD our 21 God doth give unto us. Behold, the LORD thy God hath set the land before

thee: go up and possess it, as the LORD God of thy fathers hath said unto thee; fear not, neither be discouraged.

Jou .9. 22 And ye came near unto me every one of you, and said, “We will send men before Num. 13. 1–20.

us, and they shall search us out the land, and bring us word again by what way we 23 must go up, and into what cities we shall come. And the saying pleased me well: "N

4 Nam. 33 24 and I took twelve men of you, one of a tribe: and they turned and went up into the Num. 13. 21-.

mountain, and came unto the valley of Eshcol, and searched it out. And they took of the fruit of the land in their hands, and brought it down unto us, and brought us

word again, and said, " It is a good land which the LORD our God doth give us. | Num. 13 2. 26 Notwithstanding ye would not go up, but rebelled against the commandment Nam 1-4; PL 27 of the LORD your God : and ye “murmured in your tents, and said, Because the Ex. 16 3; Num. 143

LORD 'hated is, he hath brought us forth out of the land of Egypt, to deliver us ich. 9. 28 into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us. Whither shall we go up? our bre

thren · have discouraged our heart, saying, 'The people is greater and taller than 11 Jan we; the cities are great and walled up to heaven; and moreover we have seen

Num. 13. 23 the sons of the " Anakims there. 29,30 Then I said unto you, Dread not, neither be afraid of them. The LORD your God which goeth before you, he shall fight for you, 'according to all that

• Es. ch. 7 to la 31 he did for you in Egypt before your eyes; and in the Pwilderness, where thou

P Es. ch. 16 and 17. hast seen how that the LORD thy Godbare? thee, as a man doth bear his son, in

all the way that ye went, until ye came into this place. 32, 33 Yet in this thing 'ye did not believe the LORD your God, 'who went in the l: Ps 105 Jules

way before you,'to search you out a place to pitch your tents in, in fire by night, 1.711

to show you by what way ye should go, and in a cloud by day. 34 And the LORD heard the voice of your words, and waswroth, "and sware, 1 ch. 2 14, 15. 35 saying, - Surely there shall not one of these men of this evil generation see that 36 good land, which I sware to give unto your fathers, "save Caleb the son of Nam. Il 24, 30;

Jephunneh; he shall see it, and to him will I give the land that he hath trodden 37 upon, and to his children, because he hath wholly followed the Lord. Also eh. a 3. 12:34

the LORD was angry with me for your sakes, saying, Thou also shalt not go in 38 thither: bbut Joshua the son of Nun, which standeth before thee, he shall go in 137 23 11: 39 thither : encourage him: for he shall cause Israel to inherit it. Moreover

your little ones, which ye said should be a prey, and your children, which in

that day 8 had no knowledge between good and evil, they shall go in thither, Num. 143 40 and unto them will I give it, and they shall possess it. But as for you, turn

you, and take your journey into the wilderness by the way of the Red Sea. 41 Then ye answered and said unto me, We have sinned against the LORD, we i Num. 14. 33,

will go up and fight, according to all that the LORD our God commanded us. And

when ye had girded on every man his weapons of war, ye were ready 4 to go up 42 into the hill. And the LORD said unto me, Say unto them, “Go not up, neither 43 fight; for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten before your enemies. So I

spake unto you; and ye would not hear, but rebelled against the commandment 44 of the LORD, and 'went presumptuously up into the hill. And the Amorites, which dwelt in that mountain, came out against you, and chased you, ** as bees

Ps. 118 12 45 do, and destroyed you in Seir, even unto Hormah. And ye returned and wept before the LORD; but the LORD would not hearken to your voice, nor give ear

Nom. 133; 21, 46 unto you. So ye abode in Kadesh many days, according unto the days that ye udg. 11..

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# Num. IL 24.

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see 1 Sam. 16 deh. 31. 7. 23; Nan

27. 19-23. Nani, 14 SI.

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I Those who act for God, as his vicegerents upon earth, I 3 These, being the words of God at the time of the must act like him. He will protect them in doing right, rebellion, ought rather to be rendered, 'who at this day and call them to account if they do wrong.

have no knowledge,' etc. 2 Including all kinds of care and support.

4 Or, despised the warning so as to go up,' etc.

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