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meceived their inheritance on this side Jor-Leviles shall be forty and eiglie cities: them dan near Jericho eastward, loward the sun shall je.gire with thieir suburbs. rising.

8 And the cities which ye shall give shall 16 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, be of the possession of the children of Israel : saying,

from them that have inany ye shall give many; 17 These are the names of the men which but from them that have sew ye shall give shall divide the land unto you; Eleazar the few: every cne shall give of lis cilies unio priest, and Joshua the son of Nun.

the Levites according to his inheritance which 18 And ye shall take one prince of every he inheriteth. tribe, to divide the land by inheritance. 9 1 And the Lord spake unlo Morier,

19 And the names of thie men are these : saying, or the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Je 10 Speak unto the children of Israel, and phunneh.

say unio them, When ye be come over Jore 20 And of the tribe of the children of Si- dan into the land of Canaan, axon, Sliemuel the son of Aminihud. 11 Then ye sliall appoint you cities to be

21 ofthe uribe of Benjamin, Elidud the son cities of refuge for you, that thie slayer may of ( 'hislon.

flee thither, which killeth any person at un 2 And the prince of the tribe of the chil- awares. dren of Dan, Bakki the son of Joyli. 12 And they shall be unto you cities for re

23. The prince of the children of Joseph, fuge from the avenger; that the manslayer for the tribe of the children of Manasseh, die not, until lie stand before the congregaHanniel the son of Ephed.

tion in judyment. 24 And the prince of the tribe of tbe 13 And of these cilies which ye shall give, children of Epliraim, Kemuel the son of six cities shall ye have for refuge. Shiphtan.

14 Ye shall give three citics on tliis side 25 And the prince of the tribe or the chil. Jordan, and three cities shall ye give in the dren of Zebulun, Elizaphau tire son of land of Canaan, which shall be citics of re. Parnach.

fuge. 26 And the prince of the tribe of the chil 15 These six cities shall be a refuge, Anth dren of Issachar, Paltiel the son of Azzan. for the children of Israel, and for the stran

27 And the prince of the tribe of the cluil-ger, and for the sojourner among them ; tbal dren of Asher, 'Ahihud the son of Shelomi. every one that killeth any person unawares

.8 And the prince of the tribe of the chil-may flee thither. dren of Naplitali, Pedahel the son of Ammi 16 And if he smite liim with an instrument hud.

of iron, so that he die, lie is a murderer : the 2: These are they whom the LORD com- murderer shall surely be put to death. manded to divide the interitance ur:to the 17 And if he smite him with throwing a children of Israel in the land of Canaan. stone, wherewith he may die, and he die, he CHAP. XXXV.

is a murderer : the murderer shall surely be

, put to death plains of Moai), by Jordan neur Jericho, 18 Or if he smite him with an hand-wea saying,

pon of wood, wherewith lie may die, and he 2 Command the children of Israel, that die, he is a murderer : the murderer sball they give unto the Levites of the inheritance surely be put to death. of their possession cities to dwell in ; and ye 19 The revenger of blood himself shallxlay shall give also unto the Levites suburbs for the murderer : wlien lie ineeleili boim he sluuli the cities round about them.

slay him. 3 And the cities shall they have in dwell 20 But if he tirust liim of hatred, or buri in; and the suburbs of' there shall be for their at him by laying of wait, that he die ; calile, and for their goods, and for all their 21 Or in enmity smite him with his hard, beasts.

that he die: be that smotr him shall surely 4 Ard the suburbs of the cities, which ye be put to death; for he is a murderer: the reshal! give ur:to the Levites, shall rach from venger of blood shali slay the murderer when the wall of the city and outward a thousand he meeteth hiin. cubits round about.

22 But if he thirust kiin suddenly without 5 And ye sha'l measure from without the enmity, or have cast upon him any thing city on the east side two thousand cutits, without laying of wait ; and on the south side two thousand cubits, 63 Or with any stone, wherewith a man and on the west side two thousand cubits, may die, seeing him not, and cast il upon and on the north side two thousand cubits; him, that lie die, and was not liis enemy, and the city shall be in the midst: this shall neither sought his larm; be to them the suburbs of the cities.

24 Then

the congregation shall judge be. € And among the cities which ye shall givetween the slayer and the revenger of blood, unty the Levites there shall be six cities for according to ihese judgments : refuge, whiclı ye shall appoint for the man 25 And the congregation shall deliver tlie slayer, that he inay flee thither : and to them slayer out of the hand of the revenger of blood ye sball add forty anii iwo cities.

and the congregation shall restore bim to the 7 So all the cities which ye shall give to tlie'city of his reluge, whither die was fled : ano


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he shell abide in it unto the death of the highlsons of the other tribes of the children of priest, which was anointed with the holy oil. Israel, then shall their inleritance be taken

26 But if the slayer shall at any time come from the inheritance of our fathers, and shall without the border of the city of lis refuge, be put to the inheritance of the tribe wherewlither lie was fed ;

unto they are received: so shall it be taken 27 And the revenger of blood find him from the lot of our inheritance. without the borders of the city of his reluge, 4 And when the jubilce of the children of and the revenger of blood kill the slayer; lie Israel shart be, then shall their inlierilance he shall not be guily of blood:

put unto the inheritance of the tribe where28 Because he should have remained in unto they are received: so shall their inhethe city of his refuge until the death of the ritance be taken away from the inheritance high priest : bui aiter the death of the high of the tribe of our fathers. priest the slayer shall return into the land of 5 | And Moses coinmanded the children his possession.

of Israel, according in the word of the Lord, 29 So these things shall be for a statute of saying, The tribe of the sons of Joseph hath judgment unto you. thronglout your gene- said well. rations in all your dwellings.

6 This is the thing lich the Lorp dotn 30 Whoso killeth any person. the murderer command concerning the daughters of Ze. aball be put to death by the mouth of wit. lopbeliad, saying, Let them marry to whom

but one witness shall not testify they think best; only to tie family of the Against any person to cause him to die. tribe of their father shall they marry :

31 ! Moreover, ye shall take no satisfac 7 So shall not the inheritance of the clil. tion for the life of a murderer, which is dren of Israel remove from tribe to tribe ; Fuilty of deatht; but lie shall be surely put for every one of the children of Israe! shali io death.

keep himself to the inlieritance of the tribe 32 And ye shull take no satisfaction for of his fathers. him that is fled to the city of his refuge, that 8 And every daughter, that possesscth an he should come again to dwell in the land, inheritance in any tribe of the children of until the death of the priest.

Israel, sliall be wise unto one of use family of 33 So yeshall not pollute the land wherein the tribe of her father, that the children of çe are ; for blood it defileth the land: and Israel may enjoy every man the inheritance ise land cannot be cleansed of the blood that of his fathers. is shed therein, but by the blood of him that 9 Neither shall the inheritance remove shed it.

from one tribe to another tribe ; but every 31 Defile not inerefore the land which ye one of the tribes of the children of Israel sliall inhabil, wherein I dwell: for I the LORD shall keep himself to bis own inheritance. dwell among the children of Israel.

10 | Even as the LORD commanded Mo. CHAP. XXXVI.

ses, so did the daugliters of Zelopheliad. ND fathers of the families of the

Mahlah, Tirzahand , and the sou of Manasseh, of the families of the phehad, were married unto their father's sons of Josepla, came near and spake before brothers' sons. Moses, and before the princes, the chief fa 12 And they were married into the families pers of the children of Israel;

of the sons of Manasseh elie son of Joseph : 2 And they said, The LORD commanded and their inheritance remaiucd in the tribe my lord to give the land for an inheritance of the family of their father. by' lot to the children of Israel: and my lord 13 These are the cominandments and the was commanded by the LORD to give the judgments which the Lory commanded, hy inheritance of Zelophehad our brother unto ibe land of Moses, unto the chikiren of Istris Jaugliters.

rael in the plains of Moah, by Jordan near 3 And if they be married to any of the Jericlio.

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1 The Fifth Book of Moses, called DEUTERONOMY.

4 Asier he had slain Silon the king of the T! WIESE be the words which Mozes spake A morites, which dwelt in Heslibon, and Og

unto all Israel on this side Jordan in the the king of Bashan, which dwell al Astawilderness, in the plain over against the roth in Edrei. Red sea, between Parun, and Topliel, and 5 On this side Jordan, in the land of Moab, Lahan. and Hazerolli, aud Dizahab. began Moses to declare this law, saying,

2 (There are eleven duys' journey from 6 1 The LORD our God spake unio us in Horeb, by the way of mount Seir, unio Ka- Horeb, saying, Ye have dwelt long enough desh-barnea.)

in this mount : 3 And it came to pass in the fortieth year, in 7 Turn you, and take your journey, and the eleventh incnth, on the first duy of the go to the mount of the Amoriter, and unto month, thul Moses spake unto the children of all the places nigh thereunto, in the plain, in Isael, according unio all that the Lory had the hills, and in the vale, and in the soulli, even him in coinmandment unto them; and ly the sea-side, to the land of the Ca

naanites, and unto Lebanon, unto the grcall, 26 Notwithstanding ye won!d not go up, river, the river Eupliratcs.

but rebelled against the commandinent of 8 Behold, I have set the land before you the LORD your Goul. go iu and possess the land which the LORD 27 and ye murmured in your tents, and sware unto your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, said, Because the Lord liated us, he bath and Jacob, to give unto them, and to their brough us forth out of the land of Egypt, seed after them.

to deliver us into the land of the Amorites 91 And I spake unto you at that time, say- to destroy us. ing, I ain noi able to hear you myself alone: 28 Whither shall we go up? our bretliren

10 The Lord you God lati multiplied have discouraged our heart, saying, "The you, and, behold, veure this day as the stars people is greater and muller than we; the ciof heaven for mullitude.

ties ure great, and walled up to liearen: and, 11 (The Lor! God of your fathers make moreover, we have seen the sons of the you a ihousand times so many more as ye are, Anakims there. and bless you, as lie hath promised you

2: Then I said unto you,

Dread not, nei12 How can I myself alone bear your cum-ther be afraid of them. brance, and your burion, and your strise? 30 The LORD your God, which goeit before

13 Take you wise men, and understand-you,he shall figlie for you, according to all that ing, and knowu anong your tribes, and I he did for you in Egypt before your eyes; will make them rulers over you.

31 And in the wilderness, where thou liast !!.and ye answered me,and said,Thething seen how that the Lord thy God bare thee, as which thou hast spoken is good for us to do. may doth hear his son, in all the way that

15 So I took the chief of your tribes, wise ye went, until ye came into this place. men, and known, and made them heads over 32 Yet in this thing ye did not believe the you, captains over thousands, and captains LORD your God, over hundreds, and captains over tisties, and 33 Who weut in the way before you, to captains over lens, and officers among your search you out a pluce to piclı your tents in, tribes.

in tire by night, to slew jou by what way 16 And Ichinged your judges at that time, ye should go, and in a cloud by day. saying, Hear the curses etween your bre S11 And the LORD lieard the voice of your thren, and judge rigliteously between every words, and was wroth, and sware, saying, man and liis brotlier, and the stranger that 35 Surely there shall not one of these mer is with him.

of this evil generation see that good land 17 Ye shall not respect persons in judg- which I sware to give unto your fathers, ment, but ye shall hear the smail as well as 36 Save Caleh ihe son of Jephunnen, lie the great ; ye shall not be afraid of the face shall see it ; and to him will I give the land of man, for the judgment is God's ; and the that lie hath trodden upon, and to his children, cause that is too hard for you, bring il untu because lie bath wholly followed the Lord. me, and I will hear it.

37 Also the Lord was angry with me for 18 And I commanded you at that time all your sakes, saying, Thou also shall not go the things which ye should do.

in thither. 191 Ånd when we departed from Horeb, 33 But Joshua die son of Nun, which standeth we went tlırough all dai greui and terrible before thee, lie shall gointiher: encourage wilderness, whichi ye saw by the way of the him; for bie shall cuuse Israel to iplierit il

. mountain of the morites, is the Lo 39 Moreover, your little ones, which ye said God cominanded us; and we came to kao siould be a prey, and your children, which desh-barnea.

in tha! day liad no krowledge between good 20 And I said unto you, le are come unto and evil, they shall go in uither, and unilo the mourtain of the Amorites, which the them will I give it, and they shall possess it. Lord our God dotl give unto us.

40 But us for you, turn you, and take 21 Behold, the LORD thy God hath set the your journey into the wilderness, by the land before thee: go up and possess it, as the way of the Red sea. Lord God of thy fathers bath said unto thee; 41 Then ye answered and said unto me, fear not, neither be discouraged.

We have sinned against the Lord, we will 22 11 And ye came near unto me every one go up and figlie, according to all that ile of you, and said, We will send men before us, Lori) our God commanded us. And when and they shall search us out the land, and ye had girded on every man lis weapone of bring us word again by what way we must war, ye were ready to go up into the bill. go up, and into what cities we shall come. 42 And the Lord said unto me, Say unlo

23. And the saying pleased me well; and them, Go not up, neither fight ; for I am I took twelve men of you, one of a tribe : no! omong, you ; lest ye be smiiten before

24 And they turned, and went up into the your enemies. mountain, and came unto the valley of 43 So I spake unto you; and ye would Eslicoi, and searched ii out.

not licar, bui rebelled against the command05 And theyouk of the fruit of the land in inent of the Lorn, and weat presumptuoustheir hands, and broaglit it down urlo us, and ly up into the hill. brought us word ngain, and said, It is a good 44 And the Amorites, which dwelt in that land which tue LORD our God doib give us. i mountaiu, came vui agaiust you, and chased



you, as bees de and destroyed you in Seir, 17 'That the Lord spake unto me, farin gen unto Ilormal.

19 Thou art to pass over through Ar, the 45 And ye returned, and wept before the coast of Moab, this day. LORD; bui the Lord would not hearken to 19 Andwhen it ou comest mighoveragains vour voice, nor give ear unto you. the children of Ammon, distress them not,

46 So ye abode in Kadesh many days, ac- nor meddle with them: for I will not give cording unto the days that ye abode there. thee of the land of the children of Aminon CHAP, II.

any possession, because I have given it unto into the wilderness, by the way of the :0 (That also was accounted a land of gi Red sea, as the LORD spake unto me; and ants : giants dwell therein in old time; and ac compassed inount Seir many days. the Ammonites call them Zumzuminims; 2 And the LORD spake upto me, saying, 21. A people great, and many, antall as

3 Ye have cuinpassed this mountain long the Avakuns; but the LerD destroved them enough; turn you northward.

before them; and they succeeded thein, 4 And coinmard thout the people, saying, and dwelt in their stead': Veure to pas: through the coast of your bre 22. As l:e did to tlie children of Esau which thren the children of Esan, which dwell in dwelt in Seir, when he destroyed the Horims Seir, and they shall be afrail of you: take ye from before them; and they sticceeded them, good heed unto yourselves therefore. and dwelt in their stead, even unto this day :

5 Meddle not with them; for I will not give 23 And the Avims which dwelt in Haz. you of their land, no, not so much as a lool- erim, eren unito Azzah, the (aplitorims, which breadu; because I have given mount Seir came forth out of Caphior, destroyed thein, urto Esau for a possession.

and duelt in their stead.) 6 Ye shall buy meat of them for money, 24 f Rise ye up, take your journey, and that ye may eat; and ye shall also buy water pass over the river Arnon: behold. I lave ofthern for money, that ye may drink. given into thine hand Sihon the Amorite,

7 For the Lord ihy God bath blessed the king of Heslibon, and his land; begin to posin all the works of thy hand: he knoweth thy sess it, and contend with bim in baille. walking through this great wilderness : these 25 Tliis day will I begin to put the dread of forty years the Lord ihy God hath been with thee, and the fear of thee, upon the nations, thee; thou hast lacked nothing.

that are under the wliole heaven, who shall & And when we passed by from our brethren lleur report of thee, and sliall tremble, and be the childreu of Esau, wlich dwelt in Seirin anguish because of thiee. through the way of the plain of Elath, and 26 11 And I sent messengers out of the wil. trom Ezion-gaber, we turned and passed by derness of Kedemoth unto Silon king of the way of the wilderness of Moab. Heslibon, with words of peace, saying,

9 And the LORD said unto me, Distress 27 Leline pass through my land: I will go not tie Moabites, neither contend with them along, by the biglway, I will neitiier turn in baitle; for I will not give thee of their unto the right hand nor to the left. land for a possession; because I have given 28 Thou shalt sell me meal for money, that Ar unto the children of Lot for a possession ! may eat; and give me water for money,

10 The Emnims dwelt therein in times past, that I may drink: only I will pass Grough people, great, and many, and all as the on my feet; Anakims;

29 (As the chillren of Esau wliel dwell in u Which also were accounted giants as the Scir, and the Moabites whiclıdwell in Ar, did Anakims; but the Moabites call them Einims. unto me:) until I shall pass over Jordan, imo

12 Thé Hurims also dwell in Seir before the land which the Lord our God giveth ume; but the clikiren of Esau succeeded us. them, when they had destroyed them from 30 But Silion king of Heslıbon vould not before them, and dwelt in their stead, as Is- let us pass by liin: for the LORD thy God rael did unto tlie lauad or lis possession, which hardened his spirit, and made liis heart oh. sile LORD gave wito them.

stinate that lie might deliver him into thy 13 Now rise up, said I, and ger you overliand, as appeareth this day. the brook Zered: and wc went over the 31 And the LORD suid unto me, Behold, 1 brook Zered.

have begun to give Silon and his land before 14 And the space in which we came from thee: begin to possess, that iliou mayest inKadesh-barnea, until we were come over the herit his land. brook Z.ercd, rous thirty and eight years ; un 3:2 Then Sihon came out against us, lie til all the generation of the inen of war were and all his people, to fight at Jahaz. wasled oui from among the host, as the LORD 33 And The Lord our God delivered him Sware unto them.

before us; and we smote bim, and his sons, 15 l'or indeed the hand of the LORD was and all his people. against them, lo destroy them froin cunong 34 And we took all his cities at that time, the liost, until they were consumed. and uilerly destroyed the men, and the wo

16 So it came io pass when all the men of men, and tlie little ones, of every city; we war were consumed and dead from anong lek none to remuin;


ourselves, and the spoil of the cities which 15 And I gave Gilead unto Machir. we took.

16 And unto the Reubenites, and unto the 36 From Arocr, which is by the brink or Gadites, I gave froin Gilead even unto the the river of Arnon, and from the city that river Arnon, half the valley, and the border, is by the river, even unto Gilead, there was even unto the river Jabbok, which is the not one city 100 strong for us: the Lord our border of the children of Ammon ; God delivered all unto iis.

17 The plain also, and Jordan, and the 37 Only unto the land of the children of coast thereof, from Chinnereth, even unto Ammon thou camest noi, nor unto any place the sea of tlie plaiu, even the sa!l sea, under of the river Jabbok, nor unto the cities in Ashdotlı-pisgal eastward. the mountains, nor' unto whatsoever the 18 ! And I commanded you at the time, LORD our God forbade us.

saying, The Lord your God hab given you CHAP. U!. Lluis land to possess it: ye shall pass over

of to Bashan; and Og the king of Bashian Israel, all that are inect for tlie war. came out against us, lie and all his people, 19 But your wives, and your litlie ones, to bat:le at Edrei.

and your cattle.(for kuow that ye lave 2 And the Lord said unto me, Fear him inucli cattle,) shall abide in your cities wbich noi: for I will deliver liim, and all his people, i bave given you, and his land, into thy land; and thou shali 20 Until the Lord have given rest unto do unto liim'as thou didst unto Silou king your brethren, as well as unto you, and of the Amorites, which dwelt at Heshbon. until they also possess the land whicli trie

3 So the Lord our God delivered into our Lord your God hath given them beyond hands Og also, the king of Bashan, and all Jordan; and then shall ye return every may his people : and we smote bim, until none unto l:is possession, which I bave given you. was left to him remaining

I! And I commanded Joshua at that 4 And we took all liis cities at that time ; line, saving, 'lline eyes have seen all that there was not a city which we took not from the LORD your God hath done unto these thein, threescore cities, all the regiou of two kings: so shall the LORD do unto all Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashian. the kingdoms whither tlou passest.,

5 All these cities were fenced with liglu 23 Ye shall not fear them! für die LORD walls, gaies, and bars, besides unwalled your God lie shall figlit for you. towns a great many:

*3! And I besought the LORD at that 6 And we utierly destroyed them, as we did time, saying, unto Silon king of Heslibon, utterly destroy 240 LORD God, thou last begun to sliew ing the men, women, and children of everythy servant tly greatness, and ily miglity city.

mand: for wliai god is there in beaven or in Bui all the cattle, and the spoil of the earth that can do according 1 thy works, cities, we took for a prey to ourselves. and according to thy miglie?

8 And we took ai that time, out of the 25 I pray ihee, let me go over and see hand of the two kings of the Amorites, the the good land iliat is beyond Jordan, thai and that was on this side Jordan, from the goodly mountain, and Lebanon. river of Arnon unto mount Hermon;

26 But the LORD was wroth with me for 9 (Which Hermou the Sidonians call Si- your sakes, and wouldi vot iear me: and the rion, and the Amori!es call it Sherir ;). Lord said unto me, Let il suffice thee; speak

10 All the cities of the plain, and all Gi. no more unto ine of this matter. lead, and all Bashan,unto Salchalı and Edrei, 27 Get thee up unto the top of Pisgah, and cities of the kingdom of Og in Bashan : | lift up thine eyes westward, and nortlıward,

11 For only Og king of Bushan remained of and soutward, and castward, and behold i the remnant of giants; beloll, his bedstead with thine eyes: for thou shalt not go over was a bedstead of iron : is it not in Rabbath this Jordan. of the children of Aminou? nine cubits was 28 But charge Joshua, and encouragc him, the length thereof, and four cubits the and strengthen him ; for bie shall go over breadth of it, after tlie cubit of a man. before this people, and he shall cause thein

12 11 And this land, which we possessed at to inherit tlie land which thou shalt sor. that time, from Aroer, which is by the river 29 So we abode in the valley over against Arnon, and half mount Gilead, and the cities Beth-peor. thereof, gave I unto the Reubenites, uvd to

CHAP. IV. the Gadites. 13 And the rest of Gilead, and all Bashan, Now therefore learken, o Israel, un'o

the statuies, and unto the judgments, being the kingdom of Og, gave I unto the which I teach you, for to do them, that ye hall-tribe of Manassels; all the region of may live,and go in and possess the land which Argob, with all Baslian, which was called the LORD God of your fathers giveth you. the land of giants.

2 Ye shall not add unto the word which I 14 Jair the son of Manasseh took all the command you, neither sha!! ye diminisha country of Argob, unto the coasts of Geluri ought from it, that ye may keep the con. and Maschathi, and called them after his own mandments of the LORD your Goil which I

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