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way to turn either to the right hand or to and Balak and Balaam offered on every the left.

allar a lullock and a ram. 27 And when the ass saw the angel of the 3 And Balanın said unto Balak, Stanrl hy Lord, she fell dowo under Balaam; and Ba-thy burnt-onering, and I will go ; perudvew. laam's anger was kindled, and lie smole thefture the LORD will come to meet me: and ass with a staff.

wliatsoever he sheveth me I will tell taee, 28 And th: Lord opened the mouth of Anc! lie went to an biglı place. the ass; and slie said unto Balaam, What 4. And God met Bainam: aud he said unto bare I done unto thee, that thou hast sinillen hin, I have prepared seven altars, and I have me these three times?

offered upon every altar a bullock and a ram. 29 And Balaam said unto the ass, Because 5 And the Lord put a word in Balaam's thou last mocked me; I would there were a mouth, and said, Return unto Balak, and sword in mine hand, for now would I kill thus thou shalt speak. die.

6 And he returned unto him, and lo, lie 30 And tlie ass said unto Bolaam, Am nuti stool hy his burnt-sacrifice, lie, and all the thine ass, upon which thou hast ridden ever princes of Moab. since I was tvine unto this day? wes I ever 74 And lie took up his parable, and said, wont to do so unto thee? And lie said, Nay. Balak llie king of Moab hath brought me

31 Then the LORD opened the eyes of from Aram, out of the mountains of the Palaam, and he saw the angel of the Lord Jeast, sairing, Come, curse me Jacob; and standing in the way, and his sword drawn come, dety Isracl. in his hand ; and lie bowed down his lead, 8 How shut I curse, whom God hath not and sell flut on his face.

cursed ? or how shall I defy, whom the LORD 32 And the angel of the LORD said unto hath nol defied? bin, Wlierefore bast thou smitten thine ass 9 For from the top of the rocks I see him, these three times? Behold, I went out to and from the hills I behold himn : lv, tlie withstand thee, because thy way is perverse people shall dwell alone, and shall nur be before me:

reckoned among the nations. 33 And the ass saw me, and turned from 10 Wlo can count the dust of Jacob, and The these tiree times: unless she had turned the number of the fourth part of Israel? Let from me, surely now also I had siain thee, me die the death of the rigiitevus, and let my and saved her alive.

last end be like his! 31 And Balaam said unto the angel of the 11 And Balak said unto Balaam, What Lord, I bave sinned; for I knew not that last thou one onto me! I took thee lo curso hou stoudest in the way against me: now mine enemies, and, behold, thou hast blessed Werefore, if it displease thee, I will get me them allogether. back again.

12 And he answered and said, dlust I not 35 And the angel of the LORD said unto take heed to speak that which the LORD Balaam, Go with the men : but only the baul put in my mouth? word that I xhall speak unto thee, that thou 13 And Balak said unto him, Come, I pray thalt speak. So Bulaam went with the thee, with me unto another place, from princes of Balak.

whence thou mayest see them: thou shalt see 36 11 And when Balak heard that Balaam but the utmost part of them, and shalt not see was come, he went out to meet him unto a them all; and curse me them from theuce. city of Moalı, which is in the border of Ar 14 And lie brought him into the field of non, which is in the utmost coast.

Zoplim, to the top of Pisgah, and built seven 37 And Balak said unto Balaam, Did I not altars, and offered a bullock and a rain on earnestly send unto thee to call thee: where every altar. fore cainest thou, not unto me? am I not lý And he said unto Balak, Stand here by able indeed to promote thee to honour? thy burnt-offering, while I meet the LORD

33 And Balaam said unto Billak, Ln, I ara yonder. come unto thee: have I now any power at 16 And the Lord met Balaam, and put a ali to say any thing the word ihat God word in luis mouth, and said, Gu again'unlo pulteth in my mou!h, that shall I speak. Balak, and say thus.

39 And Balaam wens with Balak, and 17 And when he came to him, belold, lie they came unto Kirjath-huzuth.

stood by his burnt-offering, and the princes 10 and Balak offered oxen and sheep, and of Moab with him. And Balak said unto sent to Balaain, and to the princes that were him, What hath the LORD spoken? with him.

18 And lie took up lius parable, and said, 41 And it came to pass on the morrow, Rise up, Balak, and hear; leur ken uo'o me, that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up thou son of Zippor : into the high places of Baal, that thence he 19 God is not a man, tha, he shouillie; nejmight see the ulinost part of the people. ther the son of man, that he should repent; CHAP. XXIII.

hath he said, and shall be not do it ! or hath seven altzrsand prepare me here 20 , 1 commundment seven oxen and seven rams.

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21 He hatt not beheld iniquity in Jacob, curse mine enemies, and, behoid, thon hast neither hath he seen perverseness in Israel ; altogether blessed them these three times, the Lord his God is withi hiin, and thic shout 11 Therefore now flee thou to thy place : of a king is among thiein.

I tirought to promote thee unto greai hon. 22 God brought them out of Egypt: lie our; but, lo, the Lord liath kepi thee back hath as it were the strength of an unicorn. from honour.

23 Surely there is no enchananent against 12 And Balaam said un'. Balak, Spake Jacob, neither is there any divination agains: I not also lo thy messengers, which diou Israel: according to this time it shall be sentest unto me, saying, said of Jacob and of Israel, Wiat liath God 13. If Balak would give me his house full wrought !

of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the 24 Behold the people shall rise up as a great commandment of the Lord, 10 do either lion, and lift up himself as a young lior : be good or bad of mine own mind; bul what shall not lie dowa until he eat of the prey, the LORD saith, that will I speak ? and drink the blood of the slain.

14 And now, behold, I go unto my people . 25 11 And Balak said unto Balaam, Neither come therefore, and I will advertise thee what curse them at all, nur bless them at ali. this people shall do to thy people in the latter

26 But Balaain answered and said unto days. Balak, Told not I thee, saying, All that the 15 11 And he took up his parable, and said, Lord speaketh, that I musi do?

Balaam the son of Bcor bath said, and the 27 11 And Balak said unto Balaam, Come, man wliose eyes are open liath said : I pray thee, I will bring thee unto anodier 16 He hatisaid, wlicle heard the words of place ; peradventlire it will please God that God, and knew the knowledge of the most thou mayest curse me them from thence. High, which saw the vision of the Almigh

28 And Balak brouglie Balaam unto the w, falling into a trance, but having his eyes top of Peor, that looketh toward Jeshimon. open :

29 And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me 17 I shall see him, but not now; I shall here seven aitars, and prepare me bere se- behold liin, but not nigh; there shall come a ven bullocks and seven ram

Star out of Jacob, and a Scepue shall rise 30 And Balak did as Balaain had said, and out of Israel, and shall smite the corners of offered a bullock and a ram on every altar. Moab, and destroy all the children of Shelh CHAP. XXIV.

13 And Edom shall be a possession, Seir

for his enemies ; and

the LORD to bless Israel, he went not, Israel shall do valiantly. as at other times, to seek for enchantments, 19 Out of Jacob shall come he that she 11 but he set liis face toward the wilderness. have dominion, and shall destroy him that

? And Balaam listed up lois eyes, and he remaineth of the city. Kaw Israel abiding in his lents according to 20 And when he looked on Amalek, he their tribex; and the Spirit of God came up look up !iis parable, and said, Amalek was on liimi.

the first of the nations, but lis latter end 3. And lie took up leis parable, and said, shall be that he perish for ever. Balaam the son of Beor hath said, and the 21. And he looked on the Kenites, and man whose eyes are open hath said; tock up his parable, and said, Strong is thy

4 He hatli said, which heard tlie words of dwelling-vlace, and thou puttest thy nest in Goc, which saw the vision of the Almighty, a rock. falling intoa trance, but having his eyes open: 22 Nevertheless the Kenite shall be wasted,

5 Flow gooilly are thy tents, V Jacob ! untii Ashur shall carry thee away captive. and thy tabernacles, O Israel!

23 And he took up his parable, and said, 6 As the valleys are they spread forth, as Alas ! who shall live wlien God doeth this! gardens by the river's side; as the trees of 24 And ships shall corne liom the coast of Righ-aloes which the LORD hath planted, and Chillim, and shall afflict Ashur, and shall as cedar-trees beside the waters.

afflict Eber, and lie also shall perish for ever, 7 He shall pour the water out of his buck 25 And Balaam rose up, and went and reels, and his seed shall be in many waters; and turned to his place: and Balak also went his l.is king shall be higher than Agag, and his way. kingdom shall be exalted.

CHAP. XXV.

Apoppelmandole ainm filvittioned and these lie liath as it were the strength of an unicorn: people began to commit with he shall eat up the nations lois evemies, and the daughters of Moab. shall break their boncs, and pierce then 2 And they called the people unto the sac. through with his arrows.

rifices of their gods; and the people did eat, 9 He couched, be lay down as a lion, and and howed down to their gods. as a great lion: who shall suii loim up? Bless 3 And Israel joined liimseif unto Baal. ed is he that blesseth thee, and cursed is bel peor : and the anger of the LORD was kind. that curseth thee.

led against Israel. 10 And Balak's anger was kindled against 4 And the Lord said unto Moses, Take all Balaam, and he smole liis banris together : the leads of live people, and hang them up and Balak said unto Balaam, I called thice roj before the LORD against the sun, that the

died not.

Berce anger of the Lord may be turned 5 9 Reuben, the eldest sun of Israel : tho way from Israel.

children of Reuben; Hanoclı, of whom como 3 And Moses said unto the judges of Israel, eth the family of the Hanochiites: of l'allu, ile Zlay ye every one his men ihai were joined family of the Palluites: unto Baal-peor.

6 Or Hezron, the family of the Hezron61 And, behold, one of the children of Israclitos : of Carmi, the family of the Carmites. came, and brought unto his brethren a Mi 7 These are the families of thie Reubenites: dianitish woman in the sight of Moses, and in and they hat were numbered of them were the siglt of all the congregation of the cliil- forty and three thousand and seven bundred dren of Israel, who were weeping before the and thirty. door of the tabernacle of the congregation. 8 And the sons of Pallu ; Eliab.

7 And when Phinehas, the son of Cleazar, 9 And the sons of Eliab; Nemuel, and Dathe son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he rose than, and Abiram. This is hal Datlian and froni among

the congregation and took a Abiram which were famous in the congregaJavelin in his hand;

lion, who strove against Moses and against 8 And he went after the man of Israel in- Aaron in the company of Korals, when they to the lent, and thirust both of them through, sirove against the LORD. the man of Israel, and the woman tinrough 10 And the earth opened her mouth, and ber belly. So the plague was stayed from swallowed them up iogether with Korali, the children of Israel.

when that company died, what time the 9 And those that died in the plague were fire devoured iwo bundred and fifty men : twenty and four thousand.

and they became a sign. 10 s And the Lord spake unto Moses, 11 Notwithstanding the children of Korah aying,

11 Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, llie son or 12 4 The sons of Simeon, alter their fami. haron die priest, bath turned my wrath away lies: of Nemuel, the family of the Nemuelfrom the children of Israel, while he was zeal-ites: of Jamin, ile fainily of the Jaminites; ous for my sake ainong them, that I consum-fof Jachin, the family of the Jacbinites : ed not the children of Israel in my jealousy. 13 Of Zeralı, the family of the Zarhites :

12 Wherefore say, Beholl, I give unto of Sbaul, the famly of ille Shaulites. bim my covenant of peace :

11 These are the families of the Sinneon13 And he shall have it, and his seed after ites, lwenty and two thousand and two hun. biin, even the covenant of an everlasting dred. priesthood ; because he was zealous for his 15 ! The children of Gad, after their faGod, and made an atonement for the chil-milies : of Zephon, the family of the Zephondre i of Israel.

lites : of Haggi, the family of the Haggites: 14 Now the name of the Israelite that was of Shuni, the family of the Slunites. slain, even that was slain with the Midianitisi 16 Of Ozni, the family of the Oznites : of noman, was Zimri, the son of Salu, a prince Eri, the family of the Erites : of a clief house among the Sinneoviles. 17 Or Arod, the family of the Arodiles: of

1.5 And the name of the Midianitish wo- Areli, the family of the Areliles. man that was slain vas Cozbi, the daughter 18 These are the families of the children of of Zur; he was bead over a people, arul of Gad, according to those that were numbered a chief house in Midian.

of thein, forty thousand and five hundred. 16 | And the Lurd spake unto Moses, 19 1' The sons of Judalı were Er and saying,

Onan ; and Er and Onan died in the land of 17 Vex the Midianites, and sinite them : Canaan.

18 For they vex you with their wiles, 20 And the sons of Judalı, alter their fami. wherewith they have beguiled you in the lies were; of Shelalı, the family of the She matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, ianites: of Plarez, the family of the Phare. the daughter of a prince of Midian, their zites: of Zeralı, thie family of'ı he Zarlites. sister, which was slain in the day of the 21 And the sons of Pharez were ; of Hezplague for Peor's sake.

ron, the family of the Hezronites: 01 Hamui, CHAP. XXVI.

the family of the Hamulites.

These are the families of Judalı, ar. Anbe it came to pass after the plague, luat

the Lord) spake unto Moses, and unto cording to those that were numbered of them, Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saying, threescore and sixteen thousand and five

2 Take the suin of all the congregation of hundred. the children of Israel, from tweniy years old 231 of the sons of Issachar, after their fa and upward, throughout their fathers' house, niilies : of Tola, the family of the Tolaites. all that are able to go to war in Israel. uf Pua, the family of the Puniies :

3 And Moses and Eleazar the priest spake 24 Of Jashub, the family of the Jashubites : with them in the plains of Moab, by Jordan of Shimron, the family of the Shimronites. near Jericho, saying,

25 These are the families of Issachar, ac4 Take the sum of the people, from twentycording to those that were numbered of them, years old and upward ; as the LORD com- threescore and four thousand and three hun. manded Moses and the children of Israel, dred. which went forth out of the land of Egypt.! 26 1 Of the sons of Zebulun, after theirfa.

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milies: of Sarel, the family of the Sardites: family of the Heberites : of Maichiel, the of Elon, the family of ine Elonites: of Jal:- lamily of the Malchielites. leel, the family of the Jalleelites.

46 "And the name of the daugiter of Asher 27 These ove the families of the Zebu- logs Sarah. lunites, according to those that were oum 47 These are the families of the sons of bered of them, threescore thousand and five Asber. according to those that were number. hundred.

ed of them, who were firy and three thou28 The sons of Joseph, after their fami- sand and four liundred. lies, rcere Manasseh and Ephraim.

48 11 Of the sons of Naphtali,aster their fa29 Of the sons of Manasseli: of Machir, milies: of Jahzeel, the family of the Jalizeelthe faruly of the Machirites; anel Macbir ites: or Guni, the family of the Gunites : begat Gilead : o: Gilead come die family of 49 or Jezer, the family of the Jezerites : thie Gileadites.

or Shillem, the family of the Shillemites. 30 These are the sons of Gilead: of Jeezer, These are the families of Naplitali, acthe family of the Jezerites: of selek, the cording to their families: and they that were family of the Helekites :

numbered of them were forty and five thou31`And of Asriel, the family of the As-sand and four hundred. rielites: and of Shechem, the family of the 51 Tliese were the numbered of the chilShecbemites :

dren of Israel, six hundred thousand, and a 32 And of Shemida, the family of the Shelhousand seven lundred and thirty. midaites: and of Hepher, the family of the 52 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, Hepherites.

saying, 33 And Zelophichad the son of Hopher had. 23 Unto these the land shall be divided no sons, but dougliters : and the names of the for an inheritance, according to the number daughiers of Zelopehad rere Mahlah, and of names. Noah, Anglah, Milcalı, and Tirzah. 51 To many thou shalt give the more in

SI These are the families of Manassoli, and !critance, and to few thou shalt give the less those that were numbered of them, fifty and inheritance: 10 every one shall bis inherittwo thousand and seven hundred. ance be given according to diose that were

35 1 These are the sons of Epiiraiin, after numbered of liim. their families: of Shutlelalı, the family of 55 Notwithstanding the land shall be di. the Shuthaihites: of Becher, the fumiiy or vided by lot : according to the names of thie the Bachriles: of Talian, the family or the tribes of their fathers they shall inheri.. Sahanites.

56 According to the loi shallthie possession 36 And these are the sons of Shuthelah : thereof be di:itect between many' and sew, or Eran, the family of the Eranites.

57 | And these are they that were num. 37 These are tlie families of the sons of hered of the Levites, after their families : of Eiphraim, according !o those that were num- Gershon, the family of the Gershonites: of bered of them, thirty and two thousand and Kohall, the family of the Kohathites: of five hundred. These are the sons of Joseph, Merari, the family of the Mcrarites. after their families.

58 These are thie families of the Levites: 38 1 The sens of Benjanin, after their the family of the Lihnites, the family of the families: of Bela, the family of the Belaites: llebronites, the family of the Mablites the of Aslibel, the family of the Ashbelites: of family of the Mushites, the family of the Ahiram. the family of the Ahirami:es: Koraihites. And Kohath begat Amram.

39 Or Shupham, the family of the Shu. 59 And the name of Amram's wife was phamiles : of Hupham, the family of the Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, whom her Wuphamites.

mother bare to Levi in Egypt; and she bare 40 And the sons of Bela were Ard and Naa- unto Amram Aaron and Moses, and Miriam man: ojo Ard, the family of the Ardites; and their sister. of Naaman, the family of the Naamites. 60 And unto Aaron was born Nadab, and

41 These are the sons of Benjamin, after Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. their families; and they that were numbered 61 And Nacab and Abihu died, wlien they of them were forty and tive thousand and six offered strange fire before the LORD. bundred.

62 And those that were numbered of thein 429 These are the sons of Dan, after their were twenty and three thousand, all males, families: of Shuham, the family of the Sou- from a month old and upward: for they were hamites. These are the families of Den, af- not numbered among the children of Israel, ter their families.

because there was no inheritance given them 43 All the families of the Shuhamites, ac- among the children of Israel. cording to those that were numbered of them, 63 * These are they that were numbered were threescore and four thousand and four hy Moses and Eleazer the priest, who numnundred.

bered the children of Israel in the plains of 44 1 Of the children of Asher, after their Moab, by Jordan near Jericho. families of Jimna, the family of the Jim. 64 But among these there was not a man niles: of Jesui, the family of the Jesuites : for them whom Moses and Aaron the priest of Beriah, the family of the Beriites. numbered, when they numbered the chil 45 of the sons of Beriah: of Heber, the 'dren of Israel in the wilderness of Sinai:

65 For the Lord had said of them. They 18 1 And the LORD said unto Moses, Take shall surely die in the wilderness. And there thee Joshua tie son of Nun, A man in whom was not left a man of them, save Caleb the is the spirit, and lay thine hand upon bim; son of Jephunneh,and Joshua the son of Nun. 19 And set him before Eleazar the priest, CHAP. XXVII.

and before all the congregation; anu give TH THEN came the daughters of Zelophe- him a charge in their sight.

bad,the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, 20 And thou shalt put some of thine honom the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the upon him, that all the congregation of the families of Manasseh the son of Joseph ; and children of Israel may be obedient. these ar: the names of his daugliters, Mallalı, 2 And he shall stand before Eleazar the Noah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Tirzah priest,who shall ask counsel for him after the

2 And they stood before Moses, and before judgment of Urirn before the LOR)); at bis Eieazar the priest, and before the princes word shall t:ey go out, and at his word they and all the congregation, by the door of the shall come in, noth he, and all the chiidren of lahernacle of the congregation, saying, Israel with him, even all the congregation.

3 Our father died in the wilderness, and he 12 And Moses did as the LORD coinmandwas not in the company of them that gather- ed him: and he took Joshua, and set him ed themselves together against the Lord in before Eleazar the priest, and before all the the company of Korah; but lied in bis own congregation. sin, and had no sons.

23 And he laid liis hands upon him, and 4 Why should the name of our father be gave hin a charge ; as the LORD commanddone away from among his family, because ed by the land of Moses. he bath no son? Give unto us therefore a pos.

CHAP. XXVIII. session among other brethren of our father

forelAND dhe Lone pake into Mosessoring 5 cause before the LORD.

say unto them, My offering, and my bread 69 And the Lord spakeunto Moses, saying, for my sacrifices made hy fire, for a supet

7 The daughters' of 'Ze!opheliad speak savour unto me, sliall ye observe to offer un. riglit: thou shalt surely give them a posses- to me in their due season. son of an inheritance among their father's 3 And thou shall say unto them, This brethren; and thou shall cause the inherit- is the offering made by fire which ye shall ance of their futlier to pass into them. offer unto the Lori); two lambs of the first

8 And thou shalt speak unto the children year without spot, day by day, for a contiof Israel, saying, Ifå man die, and have no nual burnl-offering. son, then ye shall cause bis inherilance to 4 The one lainb shalt thou offer in the pass unto his daughter.

morning, ard the other lanh shalt thou ofler 9 And if he have no danghter, then ye shall at even ; give his inl:eritance unto liis brethren. 5 And a tenth part of an ephalı of Rour for

10 And if he have no brethren, then ye a meat-offering, mingled with the fourtlı part sha!) give liis inheritance unto his father's fofan hin of beaten oil. prethren.

6 ll is a continual burnt-offering, which 11 And if his father have no brethren, then was ordained in mount Sinai for a sweet saye shall give his inheritance to his kins-vour, a sacrifice made by fire unto the LORD man that is next to liim of his fainily, and he 7 And the drink-offering thereof shall be shall possess it: and it shall be unto the chil- the fourth part of an lin for the one lamb: dren of Israel a stat'le of judgment; as the in the holy place slialt thou cause the strong LORD commanded Moses.

wine to be poured unto the LORD for a drink12 1 And the LORD said unto Moses, Get offering: thiee up into this mount Abarim, and see the 8 And the other lamb shalt thou offer at land which I have given unto the children of even: as the meat-offering of the morning, Israel.

and as the drink-offering thereof, thou shalt 13 And when thou hast seen it, thou also offer it, a sacrifice made by fire, of a sweet salt be gathered unto thy people, as Aaroa, savour unto the LORD. thy brother was gathered.

9 1 And on the sabbath-day two lambs of 34 For ye rebelled against my command- the first year without spot, and two tenthment in the desert of Zin, in the strite of the deals of four for a weal-offering, mingled congregation, to sanctify me at the water with oil, and the drink-offering thereof. before their eyes: that is the water of Meri 10 This is the burnt-offering of every sabbah in Kadesh, in the wilderness of Zin ba besides the continual burnt-offering,

15 1 And Moses spake unto the LORD, and his drink-offering. aying,

111 And in the beginnings of your monthis 16 Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of ye shall offer a burnt-offering unto the LORD: all fleshı, set a man over the congregation, wo young builocks and one ram, seven

17 Which may go out before them, and lambs of the first year without spot : which may go in before them, and wlici: 12 And three lenih-deals of four for a meal. may lead them out, and which may bring offering, mingled with oil, for one bullock, them in; that the congregation of the LORD and two tenth-deals of four for a meat-offers tre not as sheep which have no shepherd. ling, mingled with oil, for one ram; 127

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