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eth before you, he shall fight for you, 19. And when we departed from according to all that he did for you Horeb, we went through all that | in Egypt before your eyes; great and terrible wilderness, which 31 And in the wilderness, where ye saw by the way of the mounta thou hast seen how that the LORD of the Amorites, as the Lord our thy God bare thee, as a man doth God commanded us; and we came bear his son, in all the way that ye to Kadesh-barnea.
went, until ye came into this place. 20 And I said unto you, Ye are 32 Yet in this thing ye did not become unto the mountain of the Am- lieve the LORD your God, orites, which the LORD our God doth 33 Who went in the
before give unto us.
you, to search you out a place to 21 Behold, the LORD thy God hath pitch your tents in, in fire by night, set the land before thee: go up and to shew you by what way ye should possess it, as the LORD God of thy go, and in a cloud by day. fathers hath said unto thee; fear 34 And the LORD heard the voice not, neither be discouraged. of your words, and was wroth, and 22 And ye came near unto me sware, saying, every one of you, and said, We will 35 Surely there shall not one of send men before us, and they shall these men of this evil generation search us out the land, and bring us see that good land, which I sware word again by what way we must to give unto your fathers, go up, and into what cities we shall 36 Save Caleb the son of Jephuncome.
neh; he shall see it, and to him will 23 And the saying pleased me I give the land that he hath trodden well; and I took twelve men of upon, and to his children, because you, one of a tribe:
he hath wholly followed the LORD. 24 And they turned and went up 37 Also the LORD was angry with into the mountain, and came unto me for your sakes, saying, Thou also the valley of Eshcol, and searched it shalt not go in thither : out.
38 But Joshua the son of Nun, 25 And they took of the fruit of the which standeth before thee, he shall land in their hands, and brought it go in thither: encourage him ; for down unto us, and brought us word he shall cause Israel to inherit it. again
, and said, It is a good land 39 Moreover your little ones, which which the Lord our God doth give ye said should be a prey, and your
children, which in that day had no 26 Notwithstanding ye would not knowledge between good and evil, go up, but rebelled against the com- they shall go in thither, and unto mandment of the Lord your God:
them will I give it, and they shall 27 And ye murmured in your tents, possess it. and said, Because the Lord hated us, 40 But as for you, turn you, and he hath brought us forth out of the take your journey into the wilderland of Egypt, to deliver us into the ness by the way of the Red sea.
us. 41 Then ye answered and said 28 Whither shall we go up? our unto me, We have sinned against brethren have discouraged our heart, the LORD, we will go up and fight, saying, The people is greater and according to all that the Lord our taller than we; the cities are great God commanded us.
And when ye and walled up to heaven; and more- had girded on every man his weapover we have seen the sons of the ons of war, ye were ready to go up Anakim there.
into the hill. 29 Then I said unto you, Dread 42 And the Lord said unto me, Say not, neither be afraid of them. unto them, Go not up, neither fight;
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The history of DEUTERONOMY.
what befell Isi for I am not among you; lest ye be 8 And when we passed by fr smitten before your enemies.tour brethren the children of Es
43 So I spake unto you; and ye which dwelt in Seir, through would not hear, but rebelled against way of the plain from Elath, a the commandment of the Lord, and from Ezion-geber, we turned a went presumptuously up into the passed by the way of the wild hill.
ness of Moab. 44 And the Amorites, which dwelt 9 And the LORD said unto me, I in that mountain, came out against tress not the Moabites, neither you, and chased you, as bees do, and tend with them in battle: for I destroyed you in Seir, even unto Hor- not give thee of their land for a p mah.
session; because I have given 45 And ye returned and wept be- unto the children of Lot for a p fore the Lord; but the LORD would session. not hearken to your voice, nor give 10 The Emim dwelt therein ear unto you.
times past, a people great, a 46 So ye abode in Kadesh many many, and tall, as the Anakim; days, according unto the days that 11 Which also were accoun ye abode there.
giants, as the Anakim; but CHAPTER II.
Moabites call them Emim. Israel's history continued: they were not to med 12 The Horim also dwelt in dle with the Edomites ; 9 nor with the Moabites beforetime; but the children
; Amorite was subdued by them.
Esau succeeded them, when tl THEN we turned, and took our had destroyed them from bef
journey into the wilderness by them, and dwelt in their stead; the way of the Red sea, as the LORD Israel did unto the land of his p spake unto me: and we compassed session, which the LORD gave u mount Seir many days.
them. 2 And the Lord spake unto me, 13 Now rise up, said I, and get saying,
over the brook Zered. And we w 3 Ye have compassed this mount- over the brook Zered. ain long enough: turn you north 14 And the space in which ward.
came from Kadesh-barnea, until 4 And command thou the people, were come over the brook Zei saying, Ye are to pass through the was thirty and eight years; u coast of your brethren the children all the generation of the men of Esau, which dwell in Seir; and war were wasted out from am they shall be afraid of you: take ye the host, as the LORD sware u good heed unto yourselves therefore: them. 5 Meddle not with them; for I will 15 For indeed the hand of the L not give you of their land, no, not was against them, to destroy th so much as a footbreadth ; because from among the host, until they w I have given mount Seir unto Esau consumed. for a possession.
16 T So it came to pass, when 6 Ye shall buy meat of them for the men of war were consumed money, that ye may eat; and ye dead from among the people, shall also buy water of them for 17 That the LORD spake unto money, that ye may drink. saying,
7 For the LORD thy God hath 18 Thou art to pass over thro blessed thee in all the works of Ar, the coast of Moab, this day thy hand: he knoweth thy walk- 19 And when thou comest ing through this great wilderness: over against the children of these forty years the LORD thy God mon, distress them not, nor med hath been with thee; thou hast lack with them: for I will not givet ed nothing. I of the land of the children of
m their way
toward Canaan. mon any possession ; because I have the LORD thy God hardened his given it unto the children of Lot for spirit, and made his heart obstia possession.
nate, that he might deliver him 20 That also was accounted a land into thy hand, as appeareth this of giants: giants dwelt therein in day. old time; and the Ammonites call 31 And the LORD said unto me, Bethem Zamzummim;
hold, I have begun to give Sihon 21 A people great, and many, and and his land before thee: begin to tall
, as the Anakim; but the Lord possess, that thou mayest inherit his destroyed them before them; and land. they succeeded them, and dwelt in 32 Then Sihon came out against their stead:
us, he and all his people, to fight at 22 As he did to the children of Jahaz. Esau, which dwelt in Seir, when 33 And the LORD Our God delivered he destroyed the Horim from before him before us; and we smote him, them; and they succeeded them, and and his sons, and all his people. dwelt in their stead even unto this 34 And we took all his cities at day:
that time, and utterly destroyed the 23 And the Avim which dwelt in men, and the women, and the little Hazerim, even unto Azzah, the Caph- ones, of every city, we left none to torim, which came forth out of Caph- remain: tor, destroyed them, and dwelt in 35 Only the cattle we took for a their stead.
prey unto ourselves, and the spoil 24.4 Rise ye up, take your journey, of the cities which we took. and pass over the river Arnon: be 36 From Aroer, which is by the hold, I have given into thine hand brink of the river of Arnon, and from Sihon the Amorite, king of Hesh- the city that is by the river, even bon, and his land : begin to possess unto Gilead, there was not one city it, and contend with him in battle. too strong for us: the LORD our God 25 This day will I begin to put the delivered all unto us : dread of thee and the fear of thee 37 Only unto the land of the chil. upon the nations that are under the dren of Ammon thou camest not, not whole heaven, who shall hear report unto any place of the river Jabbok, of thee, and shall tremble, and be in nor unto the cities in the mountains, anguish because of thee.
nor unto whatsoever the LORD our 26 And I sent messengers out of God forbade us. the wilderness of Kedemoth unto Sibon king of Heshbon with words The history of the conquest of Og king of Bashan,
CHAPTER III. of peace, saying,
the last of the giants. 12 The distribution of the 27 Let me pass through thy land:
lands beyond Jordan to the two tribes and a
half. 23 Moses' prayer to enter into the land. I will go along by the highway, I 26. He is permitted only to see it.
will neither turn unto the right The way to Bashan: and Og the
when all sumed and ople, e unto me,
hand nor to the left.
3 So the LORD our God delivered 30 But Sihon king of Heshbon into our hands Og also, the king of would not let us pass by him: for Bashan, and all his people: and we
er through is day; mest nigh in of Am. or meddle
The conquest of Og. DEUTERONOMY. The prayer of Moe smote him until none was left to 16 And unto the Reubenites a him remaining.
unto the Gadites I gave from Gile 4 And we took all his cities at that even unto the river Arnon half time, there was not a city which we valley, and the border even unto took not from them, threescore cities, river Jabbok, which is the border all the region of Argob, the kingdom the children of Ammon; of Og in Bashan.
17 The plain also, and Jordan, a 5 All these cities were fenced with the coast thereof, from Chinnere high walls, gates, and bars; beside even unto the sea of the plain, er unwalled towns a great many.
the salt sea, under Ashdoth-pisg 6 And we utterly destroyed them, eastward. as we did unto Sihon king of Hesh 18 And I commanded you at th bon, utterly destroying the men, wo-time, saying, The LORD your G men, and children, of every city. hath given you this land to posse
7 But all the cattle, and the spoil it: ye shall pass over armed befo of the cities, we took for a prey to your brethren the children of Isra ourselves.
all that are meet for the war. 8 And we took at that time out of 19 But your wives, and your lit the hand of the two kings of the ones, and your cattle, (for I kne Amorites the land that was on this that ye have much cattle,) sh side Jordan, from the river of Arnon abide in your cities which I ha unto mount Hermon;
given you; 9 Which Hermon the Sidonians 20 Until the LORD have given re call Sirion; and the Amorites call unto your brethren, as well as un it Shenir;
you, and until they also possess tl 10 All the cities of the plain, and land which the LORD your God ha all Gilead, and all Bashan, unto given them beyond Jordan: and the Salchah and Edrei, cities of the shall ye return every man unto ! kingdom of Og in Bashan.
possession, which I have given you 11 For only Og king of Bashan 21 [ And I commanded Joshua remained of the remnant of giants; that time, saying, Thine eyes ha behold, his bedstead was a bedstead seen all that the LORD your God ha of iron; is it not in Rabbath of the done unto these two kings: so sh children of Ammon? nine cubits was the LORD do unto all the kingdor the length thereof, and four cubits whither thou passest. the breadth of it, after the cubit of 22 Ye shall not fear them: fort a man.
LORD your God he shall fight for yo 12 And this land, which we pos 23 And I besought the LORD sessed at that time, from Aroer, that time, saying, which is by the river Arnon, and 24 O Lord God, thou hast beg half mount Gilead, and the cities to shew thy servant thy greatne thereof, gave I unto the Reubenites and thy mighty hand : for what G and to the Gadites.
is there in heaven or in earth, th 13 And the rest of Gilead, and all can do according to thy works, a Bashan, being the kingdom of Og, according to thy might? gave I unto the half tribe of Ma 25 I pray thee, let me go over, a nasseh ; all the region of Argob, see the good land that is beyo with all Bashan, which was called Jordan, that goodly mountain, a the land of giants.
Lebanon. 14 Jair the son of Manasseh took 26 But the LORD was wroth wi all the country of Argob unto theme for your sakes, and would coasts of Geshuri and Maachathi; hear me: and the LORD said u and called them after his own name, me, Let it suffice thee; speak Bashan-havoth-jair, unto this day. more unto me of this matter. 15 And I gave Gilead unto Machir. 27 Get thee up into the top of P
An exhortation DEUTERONOMY.
to obedience. gah, and lift up thine eyes westward, keep thy soul diligently, lest thou and northward, and southward, and forget the things which thine eyes eastward, and behold it with thine have seen, and lest they depart from eyes: for thou shalt not go over this thy heart all the days of thy life; Jordan.
but teach them thy sons, and thy 28 But charge Joshua, and encour- sons' sons; age him, and strengthen him: for he 10 Specially the day that thou stoodshall go over before this people, and est before the LORD thy God in Hohe shall cause them to inherit the reb, when the LORD said unto me, land which thou shalt see.
Gather me the people together, and 29 So we abode in the valley over I will make them hear my words, against Beth-peor.
that they may learn to fear me all CHAPTER IV.
the days that they shall live upon An exhortation to obedience. 41 Moses appointeth | the earth, and that they may teach the three cities of refuge on the east of Jordan. their children.
11 And ye came near and
them from among you.
judgments, which I teach you, for to ain burned with fire unto the midst
12 And the LORD spake unto you 2 Ye shall not add unto the word out of the midst of the fire: ye heard which I command you, neither shall the voice of the words, but saw no ye diminish aught from it, that ye similitude; only ye heard a voice. may keep the commandments of the 13 And he declared unto you his LORD your God which I command covenant, which he commanded you you.
to perform, even ten commandments; 3 Your eyes have seen what the and he wrote them upon two tables Lord did because of Baal-peor: for of stone. all the men that followed Baal-peor, 14 And the LORD commanded me the Lord thy God hath destroyed at that time to teach you statutes
and judgments, that ye might do 4 Bat ye that did cleave unto the them in the land whither ye go over LORD your God are alive every one to possess it. of you this day.
15 Take ye therefore good heed 5 Behold, I have taught you stat- unto yourselves; for ye saw no manutes and judgments, even as the ner of similitude on the day that the LORD my God commanded me, that LORD spake unto you in Horeb out ye should do so in the land whither of the midst of the fire ; ye go to possess it.
16 Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and 6 Keep therefore and do them; for make you a graven image, the similthis is your wisdom and your under-itude of any figure, the likeness of standing in the sight of the nations, male or female, which shall hear all these statutes, 17 The likeness of
beast that and say, Surely this great nation is is on the earth, the likeness of any a wise and understanding people. winged fowl that flieth in the air,
7 For what nation is there so great, 18 The likeness of any thing that who hath God so nigh unto them, as creepeth on the ground, the likeness the Lord our God is in all things of any fish that is in the waters bethat we call upon him for ?
neath the earth : 8 And what nation is there so great,
19 And lest thou lift up thine eyes that hath statutes and judgments so unto heaven, and when thou seest righteous as all this law, which I set the sun, and the moon, and the stars, before you this day?
even all the host of heaven, shouldest 9 Only take heed to thyself, and be driven to worship them, and serve