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25 And they returned from searching of the Land after forty Days.
26 And they went and came to Moses and to Aaron, and to all the Congregation of the Children of Israel unto the Wilderness of Paran to Kadesh; and brought back Word unto them, and unto all the Congregation, and shewed them the Fruit of the Land.
27 And they told him, and said, We came unto the Land whither thou sentest us, and surely it floweth with Milk and Honey; and this is the Fruit of it.
28 Nevertheless the People be strong that dwell in the Land, and the Cities are WALLED, and veRY GREAT : and moreover, we saw the CHILDREN of ANAK there. .
30 And Caleb stilled the People before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, and possess it ; for we are well ABLE to overcome it.
31 But the Men that went up with him, said, We be not ABLE to go up against the People, for they are stRONGER than we. 32 k And they brought up . * Psal. cvi. 24 Yea, they DESPISED
the PLEASANT LAND ; they BELIEV ÉD an EVIL REPORT of the Land
IL NERORTO Mc Laisu not his Word. which they had searched, un- 25 But MURMURED in their Tents, to the Children of Israel, say- and HEARKENED Not unto the VOICE
of the LORD. ing, The Land through which 26 Therefore he lifted up his Hand we have gone to search it, against them to overthrow them in is a Land that eateth up the th Inhabitants thereof; and all among the Nations, and to scatter
27 To overthrow their Seed also the People that we saw in it, them in the Lands. are Men of GREAT a STATURE.
33 And there we saw the GIANTS, the Sons of ANAK, which come of the Giants : and we were in our own Sight as GRASHOPPERS, and so we were in their Sight.
CHA P. XIV.
11 The Murmurers threatened. 36 The Murmurers punished.
Ver , AND Tall the Con. Heb. iii. 7 The Holy Ghost saith. 1 gregation lifted up
To day if ye will hear his voice,
8 HARDEN NOT your Hearts, as their Voice, and cried ; and in the Provocation, in the Day of the People wept that Night. Temptation in the Wilderness :
9 When your Fathers tempted me, 2 And all the Children of o Israel murmured against Mo- Years.
ses, and against Aaron ; and 10 Wherefore I was grieved with the whole Congregation said
alway err in their Heart ; and ihey unto them, Would God that have not known ny Ways. we had died in the Land of 11 So I sware in my Wrath, They
we shall not enter into my REST. Egypt, cr would God we tha
12 TAKE HEED, leit ihere be in any had died in this Wilderness. of you an EVIL HEART OF UNBELIES,
3. And wherefore hath the in DEPARTING from the LIVING GOD. LORD brought us unto this while it is called, to day Lehin 13 Buc exhort one another daily
left any Land, to fall by the Sword, of you be HARDNED through the Dathat our Wives and our Chil- CEITFULNESS of Sin.
14 For we are made PARTAKERS of dreu should be a Prey ? were CHRIST, if we hold the Beginning of it not better for us to return our Confidente stedfart unto the
End. into Egypt?
Is While it is said, To-day, if ye 4 And they said one to will hear his voice, gARDEN DOt your another, Let us make a Car- HEARTS, as in the PROVOCATION. tain, and let us return into
16 For some when they had heard,
did PROVOKE : howbeit, not all that Egypt.
came out of Egype by Moses. 5 Then Moses and Aaron 17 But with whom was he grieved
forty Years ? was it not with them fell on their faces before all
that had linned, whose CARCASES FELL the Allembly of the Congre- in the Wilderness. gation of the Children of If- . 18 And to whom sware he that
they should NOT ENTER into his REST,
but to them that BELIEVE NOT. 6 And Joshua the Son of 19 So we see that they could not Nun, and Caleb the Son of ENTER IN, because of UNBELIEF.
Heb iv. i Let us therefore FEAR, Tephunneh, which were of left a Promise being left us of Exthem that searched the Land, TRING into his Rest, any of you rent their Cloaths.
should feem to come thort of it.
2 for unto us was the GOSPEL 7 And they spake unto all
preached, as well as unto them ; bur the Company of the Children the WORD preached did NOT PROFIT of Israel, saying, The Land them, not being mixed with Faitu in
them that heard it. which we palled through to. 3 For we which have BELIEVED. do search it, is an exceeding good enter into Rest, as he said, as I Land.
have sworn in my WRATH, if they
shall enter into my REST. 8. If the LORD delight in .6 Seeing therefore it remaineth us, then he will bring us into that some must enter therein, and
. they to whom it was first preached, this Land, and give it us; a they
entred not in, because of UNBELIEF. Land which floweth with 11 Let us LABOUR therefore to enMilk and Honey.
ter into that REST, left any Man fall
: after the same EXAMPLE OF UNBELIEF. 9 m Only rebel not ye a- .
m Philip.iv. 13 I can do ALL THINGS
through CHRIST, which STRENGTHgainst the LORD, neither fear ye the People of the Land; 1 Pet. i. 3 BLESSED be the God and for they are Bread for us: their Father of our LORD JESUS CHRIST,
Defence is departed from which according to his ABUNDANT
MERCY, hath begotten us again unto them, and the LORD is with
a LIVELY HOPE, by the RESURRECTION us: Fear them not.
of Jesus CHRIST from the Dead. 10 But all the Congrega. 4 To an INHERITANCE INCORRUPtion bad stone them with
TIBLE, and UNDEFILED, and that FAD
1 ETH NOT AWAY, RESERVED IN HEAVEN Stones : and the Glory of the for you. LORD appeared in the Taber-. s Who are KEPT by the Power of :
God through Faith unto SALVATION, nacie or the congregation de- ready to be revealed in the last Time. fore all the Children of Il 6 wherein ye greatly rejoyce , rael.
though now for a Season (if Need
be) ye are in Heaviness through ma- . 11 And the LORD taid nifoid TEMPTATIONS.. unto Moses, How long will 7 That the TRYAL of your FAITH this People provoke me? and being much more precious than that
of Gold that perisheth, though it be how long will it be ere they tried with Fire, might be found unto believe me, for all the Signs Praise, and HONOUR, and Glory, at which I have thewed among
the appearing of Jesus CHRIST.
om v. 4. whatsoever is born of them?
God, overcometh the World : and 12 I will smite them with this is the VICTORY that OVERCOMETH the Pestilence, and dilinherit
hari the WORLD, even our FAITH,
who is he that overcometh the them, and will make of thee world, but he that BELIEVETH that a greater Nation, and migh- Jesus is the Son of God?
Rev. iii. 21 To him that OVERCOMtier than they.
ETH will I grant to SIT with me in 13 And Moses said unto my THRONE, even as I also overthe LORD. Then the Egyd- CAME, and am set down with my
FATHER on his THRONE. lians shall hear it (for thou, Ephel. vi. 10 Finally, my Brethren, broughtest up this People in be strong in the LORD, and in the thy Might from among them) Power of his Might.
Put on the whole ARMOUR of 14. And they will tell it to God, that ye may be able to stand the Inhabitants of this Land : against the Wiles of the Devil. for they have heard that thou. 12 For we wrettle not against Flesh.
and Blood, but against Principalities, LORD, art among this Peo- and against Powers, against the Ru.. ple, that thou LORD art seen lers of the Darkness of this World, Face to Face, and that thy
at thy against spiritual Wickedness in high
Places. Cloud ftandeth over them, and that thou goest before them, by Day-time in a Pillar of a Cloud, and in a Pillar of Fire by Night.
15 Now if thou shalt kill all this People as one Man, then the Nations which have heard the Fame of thee, will speak, saying,
16 Because the LORD was not able to bring this people, into the Land which he sware unto them, therefore he hath lain them in the Wilderness.
17 And now, I beseech thee, let the Power of my Lord be great, according as thou hast spoken, 'saying,
18 The Lord is long-suffering, and of great Mercy, forgiving Iniquity and Transgression, and by no means clearing the Guilty, visiting the Iniquity of the Fathers upon the Children unto the third and fourth Generation.
19 Pardon, I beseech thee, the Iniquity of this people, according unto the Greatness of thy Mercy, and as thou haft forgiven this people, from Egypt, even until now.
20. And the LORD said, I have pardoned, according to
thy wond the is pero
in Egyand have Times, a
21 n But as truly as I ivè, isa. xi. 9 The Earth shall be full all the Earth shall be filled
of the KNOWLEDGE of the LORD, as
a the Waters cover the Sea. with the GLORY of the Psal. Ixxii. 7 In his Days shall the Lord.
Righteous flourish : and abundance
of Peace so long as the Moon en22 Because all those Men
dureth. which have seen my Glory, 8 He shall have DOMINION also and my Miracles which I did from Sca to Sea, and from the River
unto the ENDS of the EARTH. in Egypt, and in the Wilder
I 1 Yea, All Kings shall fall down ness, and have tempted me before him: ALL Nations shall SERVE now these ten Times, and HIM...
19 And blessed be his glorious have not hearkned to my Name for ever, and let the whole Voice ;
Earth be filled with his GLORY
Luke iii. 6 All Flesh shall see the 23 Surely they shall not
SALVATION of God. see the Land which I sware Rev. xi. 1$ And the seventh Angel unto their Fathers, neither sounded, and there were great Voices shall any of them that pro
in Heaven, saying, The Kingdoms
of this world are become the Kingvoked me, see it:
doms of our LORD, and of his Christ, 24 But my Servant Caleb, and he shall reiga for ever and ever. because he had another Spirit with him, and hath followed me fully ; him will I bring into the Land, whereinto he went ; and his Seed shall possess it.
25 (Now the Amalekites and the Canaanites dwelt in the Valley) To-morrow turn you, and get you into the Wilderness, by the Way of the Red Sea.
26 And the Lord spake unto Moses, and unto Aaron, saying;
-27 How long shall I bear with this evil Congregation which murmur against me? I have heard the Murmurings of the Children of Israel which they murmur against me.
28 Say unto them, As truly as I live, faith the LORD, as ye have spoken in mine Ears, so will I do to you:
29 Your Carcases shall fall in this Wilderness, and all that were numbred of you, according to your whole Number, from twenty Years old and upwards, which have murmured against me,
30 Doubtless ye shall not come into the Land concerning which I sware to make you dwell therein, save Caleb the Son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the Son of Nun.
31 But your Little ones which ye said should be a Prey, them will I bring in, and they shall know the Land which ye have despised.
32 But as for you, your Carcases they shall fall in this Wilderness,
33 And your Children shall wander in the Wilderness forty Years, and bear your Whoredoms, until your Carcases be wasted in the Wilderness.
34 After the Number of the Days in which ye searched the Land, even forty Days (each Day for a Year) shall ye bear your Iniquities, even forty Years, and ye shall know my Breach of Promise.
35 I the LORD have said, I will surely do it unto all this evil Congregation, that are gathered together against me: in this Wilderness they shall be consumed, and there they foall die.
36 And the Men which Moses sent to search the Land, who returned, and made all the Congregation to murmur against him, by bringing up a Slander upon the Land;
37 Even those Men that did bring up the evil Report upon the Land, died by the Plague before the LORD.
38 But Joshua the Son of Nun, and Caleb the Son of Jephunneh, which were of the Men that went to search the Land, lived still.
39 And Moses told these Sayings unto all the Children of Israel : and the People mourned greatly.
40 And they rose up early in the Morning, and gat them up into the Top of the Mountain, saying, Lo, we be here, and will go up unto the Place which the Lord hath promised : for we have sinned.
41 And Moses said, Wherefore now do you transgress the Commandment of the LORD, but it shall not prosper?
42 Go not up, for the Lord is not among you ; that ye be not smitten before your Enemies.
43 For the Amalekites, and the Canaanites are there before you, and ye shall fall by the Sword : because ye are
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