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i God commandeth Moses to number the People. 5 The Princes

of tbe Tribes. 17 The Number of every Tribe. 47 The Levites are exempted for the Service of the LORD.


ND the LORD spake unto Moses in the

Wilderness of Sinai, in the Tabernacle A

of the Congregation, on the first Day of the second Month, in the second Year, after they were come out of the

Land of Egypt, saying, 2 Take ye the Sum of all the Congregation of the Children of Israel, after their families, by the House of their Fathers, with the Number of their Names, every Male by their Poll :

3 From twenty Years old and upward, all that are able to go

forth to War in Israel ; thou and Aaron shall number them by their Armies.

46 All they that were numbred, were fix hundred thoufand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty.

47 But the Levites were not numbred among them.


The Order of the Tribes in their Tents.


| The Sons of Aaron. 5 The Levites are given to the Priests

, for the Service of the Tabernacle, 11 instead of the Firstborn. 14, The Levites are numbred by their Families. 21 The Families, Number, and Charge of the Gershonites, 27 of the Kohathites, 33 of the Merarites; 38. the Place and Charge of Moses and Aaron. 40 The First-born are freed by the Levites. 44 The Overplus are redeemed.

CH A P. V.

i The Unclean are removed out of the Camp. 5 Reftitution is

to be made in Trespaljes. 11°The Trial of Jealousy.

C H A P.


1 The Law of the Nazarites.


22 The Form of blefling the

Ver. 22

ND the LORD spake unto Mofes, saying,

23 Speak unto Aaron, and unto his Sons, saying, On this wise ye shall bless the Children of Israei, faying unto them,

24 The LORD bless thee, and kecp thee :

25 The Lord make his Face to shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee :

26 b The Lord lift up his b Psal. iv. 6 There be many that COUNTENANCE upon thee,

say, who will fhew us any Good ?

Lorv, lift thou up the Light of thy and give thee PEACE.

COUNTENANCE upon us. 27 And they shall put my, with thee: thou haft holden me by

Plai. lxxiii. 23 I am continually Name upon the Children of

thy Right Hand. Ifrael, and I will bless them.

24 Thou

24 Thou shalt guide me with thy Counsel, and afterward receive me to Glory.

2s' whom have I in HEAVEN but thee? and there is none upon EARTH I DESIRE besides thee.

26 My Flesh and my Heart faileth : but God is the STRENGTH of my Heart, and my Portion for ever.

CH A P. VII. 1 The Offering of the Princes at the Dedication of the Taber

nacle : 10 Their several Offerings at the Dedication of the Altar. 89 God speaketh to Mofes from the Mercy-feat.


1 The Pallover enjoined again. 15 A Cloud guideth the If


Ver. 15


ND on the Day that the Tabernacle was reared

up, the Cloud covered the Tabernacle, namely, the Tent of the Testimony: and at even there was upon the Tabernacle as it were the Appearance of Fire until the Morning,

16 So it was always : the Cloud covered it by Day, and the Appearance of Fire by Night.

17 And when the Cloud · Nehem. ix. 19 Thou in thy mawas taken up from the Ta- nifold Mercies forlookest them not

in the Wilderness : the Pillar of the bernacle ; then after that the Cloud departed not from them by Children of Israel journied : Day, to lead them in the Way; neiand in the Place where the ther the Pillar of Fire by Night, to

shew them Light, and the Way whereCloud abode, there the Chil- in they should go. dren of Israel pitched their Psal, 1xxx. i Give ear, O SHEPTents.

HERD of Israel, thou that leadeft 18 At the Commandment left between the CHERUBIMS shine

Joseph like a Flock, thon that dwelof the LORD the Children of forth, ftir up thy Strength, and come Israel journied, and at the and save us.

Isai. xxx. 21 Thine Ears shall hear Commandment of the LORD a Word behind thee, saying, This is they pitched : as long as the the Way: walk ye in it, when ye tura

to the Right Hand, and when ye turn Cloud abode upon the Ta

to the Left. bernacle, they rested in the isa. xl. 11 He fall feed his Flock Tents.

like a SHEPHERD, he shall gather the ig And when the Cloud in his Bosom, and shall gently. lead

Lambs with his Arm, and carry them tarried long upon the Taber- those that are with young. nacle many Days, then the John 8. 27 My SHEEP hear my

Voice, and I know them, and they Children of Israel kept the follow me.


Charge of the LORD, and 28 And I give unto them ETERNAL

LIFE, and they mall never perifti, journied not.

neither thall any pluck them out of 20 And so it was when


Hand. the Cloud was a few Days Rev. xiv. 4 These are they which upon the Tabernacle ; ac- goeth; thele were REDEEMED from

follow the LAMB whithersoever he cording to the Commandment among Men, being the Fisft-fruits of the LORD they abode in uno God, and the LAMB. their Tents, and according to his Disciples, All Power is given

Matin. xxviii. 18 Jesus said unto the Commandment of the unto me in Heaven and in Earth. LORD they journied.

19 Go ye therefore and reach all 21 And so it was when the of the Father, and of the Son, and

Nations, baptizing them in the Name Cloud abode from Even unto of the Holy Ghost. the Morning, and that the

20 Teaching them to CESERVE ALL

Things whatsoever I have COMAANDCloud was taken up in the Ed you : and lo, I am with you alMorning, then they journi- way, even unto the End of the

WORLD. ed : whether it was by Day

Aas vii. 38 This is he that was in or by Night that the Cloud the Church in the Wilderness. was taken up, they journied.

22 Or whether it were two Days, or a Month, or a Year, that the Cloud tarried upon the Tabernacle remaining thereon, the Children of Israel abode in their Tents, and journied not : but when it was taken up, they journied.

23 At the Commandment of the LORD they rested in the Tents, and at the Commandment of the LORD they journied : they kept the Charge of the LORD at the Commandment of the LORD by the Hand of Moses.

CH A P. X.

Ver. 33 A

1 The Use of the Trumpets. 11 The removing of the Camp.

ND they departed from the Mount of the LORD

three Days Journey : and the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD went before them in the three Days Journey, to search out a Resting-place for them.

34 And the Cloud of the Lord was upon them by Day, when they went out of the Camp. And it came to pass

d Pfal. Ixviii. 1 Let God arise, let when the Ark sct forward, his Enemies be scattered : let them thai Moses laid, Rise up, also that hate him flee before him. LORD, and let thine Enemies

2 As Smoke is driven away, so

drive them away: as Wax melteth be scattered ; and let them


that hate thee, fee before before the Fire, so let the Wicked thee.

perish at the Presence of God.

3 But let the Righteous be glad : 36 And when it rested, he let them rejoyce before God, yea, faid, Retum, O LORD, unto let them exceedingly rejoycor the many thousands of Israel.

C H A P, XI.

4 Manna loathed.

fent in Wrath.

10 The seventy Elders. 31 Quails are

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ND e. when the e Psal. 1xxviii, 17 They finned yet

People complain- more against him, by provoking the ed, it displeased the LORD: MOST HIGH in the wilderness.

18 And they tempted God in their and the LORD heard it ; and Heart, by asking Meat for their Luft. his Anger was kindled ; and 19 Yea, they (pake against God: the Fire of the LORD burnt they said, Can God furnish a Table

in the Wilderness ? among them, and consumed 20 Behold, he smote the Rock, them that were in the utter- that the Waters gulhed out, and the

Streams overflowed ; can he give most parts of the Camp. Bread also ? can he provide Flesh for

2 And the People cried his People? unto Moses; and when Mo- 21 Therefore the LORD heard this,

and was wroth; so a Fire was kindled ses prayed unto the LORD, againft Jacob, and Anger also came the Fire was quenched.

up against Ifrael. 3 And he called the Name God, and TRUSTED not in his Salva

22 Because they BELIEVED Not in of the Place Taberah: because the Fire of the LORD burnt 23 Though he had commanded

the Clouds from above, and opened

the Doors of Heaven, 24 And had rained down MANNA upon them to eat, and had given them of the Corn of Heaven. 25 Man did cat ANGELS Food: he sent them Meat to the full.

26- He caused an Eaft-wind to blow in the Heaven : and by his Power he brought in the South-wind. 17" He rained Flesh also upon them as Duft, and feathered Fowls like as the Sand of the Sea.

28 And he let it fall in the midst of their Camp, round about their Habitations.

29 So they did eat, and were well filled : for he gave them their owa Delire;

30 They were not ESTRANGED from their Lust : but while their Meat was yer in their Mouths;

31 The WRATH of God came upon them, and New the fatteft of them, and fmore down the chosen Men of Israel.

32 For all this they linned till : and BELIEVED NOT for his wondrous Works.

33 Therefore their Days did he consume in Vanity, and their Years in Trouble.

34. When he flew them, then they fought him: and they returned, and enquired curly after God,

among them.


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