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A refretition of some things, CHAP. 11. touching the Edomiles, &c. 159 4 And command thou the people, say- | will not give thee of the land of the chiling, le are to pass througła the coast of || dren of Ammon any possession ; because Your brethren the children of Esau, which I have given it unto the children of Lot dwell in Seir ; and they shall be afraid of l for a possession. you: take ye good heed unto yourselves 20 (That also was accounted a land of therefore :

giants: giants dwelt therein in old time; 5 Meddle not with them ; for I will not and the Ammonites call them Zamzumgive you of their land, no, not so much | mims ; as a foot-breadth ; because I have given 21 A people great, and many, and tal! mount Seir unto Esau for a possession. l as the Anakims; but the LORD destroved

6 Ye shall buy meat of them for mon them before them ; and they succeeded ey, that ye may eat; and ye shall also them, and dwelt in their stead : bur water of them for money, that ye || 22 As he did to the childien of Esau, may drink

which cwelt in Seir, when he destroyed 7 For the LORD thy God hath blessed the Horims from before them; and thick thee in all the works of thy hand: he succeeded thicril, and dwelt in their stead knoweth thy walking through this great even unto this day: Wilderness: these forty years the LORD 23 And the Avims which dwelt in Hathy God hath been with thee : thou hast | zerim, (ven unto Azzalı, the Caphtorius, lacked nothing.

which came forth out of Caphtor, de8 And when we passed by from our stroyed them, and dwelt in their stead.) brethren the children of Esau, which 24 | Rise ye up, take your journey, dwelt in Seir, through the way of the and pass over the river Arnon : behold, plain from Elath, and from Ezion-gaber, I have given into thine hand Sihen the ve turned and passed by the way of the Amorite, king of Heshbon, and his land: wilderness of Moab.

begin to possess it, and contend with him 97 And the LORD said unto me, Distress not the Moabitos, neither contend

25 This day will I begin to put the with them in battle: for I will not give dread of thee and the fear of tlice upoi thie thee of their land for a possession ; be- nations that are under the whole heaven, cause I have given Ar unto the children who shall hear report of thce, and shall of Lot for a possession.

tremble, and be in anguish because of thee. 10 (The Emims dwelt therein in times 26 And I sent messengers out of the past, a people great, and many, and tall wilderness of Kedemoth unto Silon king as the Anakims;

of Heshbon with words of peace, saying, 11 Which also were accounted giants, 27 Let me pass through thy land: I will as the Anakims; but the Moabites call go along by the highway, I will neither them Emims..

turn unto the right hand nor to the left. 12 The Horims also dwelt in Seir before 28 Thou shalt sell me meat for money, time, but the children of Esau succeeded that I may eat; and give me water for them, when they had destroyed them from money, that I may drinka: only I will pass before them, and dwelt in their stead; as ll through on my feet; Israel did unto the land of his possession, l 29 °(As the children of Esru which which the LORD gave unto them.)

dwell in Scir, and the Moabites whicin 13 Now rise up, said I, and get you dwell in Ar, did unto me ;) until I shall over the brook Zered ; and we went over pass over Jordan into the land which the the brook Zered.

I LORD our Gol giveth us. 14 And the space in which we came 30 But Sihon king of Heshbon would from Kadesh-barnea, until we were come not let us pass by him : for the Lord tlay over the brook Zered, ruas thirty and eight God hardened his spirit, and made his years; until all the generation of the men heart obstinate, tliat he might deliver him of war were wasted out from among the || into thy hand, as appeareth this day. host, as the LORD sware unto them. 31 And the LORD said unto me, Be

15 For indeed the hand of the LORD hold, I have begun to give Sihon and his was against them, to destroy them from land before thee: begin to possess, that among the host, until they were consumed. || thou navest inherit his land.

16 So it came to pass, when all the men 32 Then Sihon came out against us, he of war were consumed and dead from a- || and all his people, to fight at Jahaz. mong the people,

33 And the LORD our God delivered 17 (That the LORD spake unto me, | him before us; and we smote him, and saying,

his sons, and all his people. 18 Thou art to pass over through Ar, 34 And we took all his cities at that the coast of Moab, this day :

|| time, and utterly destroyed the men, and 19 And when thou comest nigh over the women, and the little ones of every against the children of Ammon, distress li city, we left none to remain. Hiem not, nor meddle with them : for I ll 35 Only the cattie. we took for a pret 160. Of Og king of Bashan. DEUTERONOMY. · Moses' prayer. unto ourselves, and the spoil of the cities || shan, being the kingdom of Og, gave I which we took.

unto the half-tribe of Manasseh; all the 56 From Aroer, which is by the brink region of Argob, with all Bashan, which of the river of Arnon, and from the city | was called the land of giants. that is by the river, even unto Gilead, || 14 Jair the son of Manasseh took all there was not one city too strong for us: the country of Argob, unto the coasts of the Lord our God delivered all unto us : | Geshuri, and Maachathi; and called them

37 Only unto the land of the children | after his own name, Bashan-havoth-jair, of Ammon thou canest not, nor unto any unto this day. place of the river Jabbok, nor unto the 15 And I gave Gilead unto Machir. cities in the mountains, nor unto what 16 And unto the Reubenites and unto the soever the LORD our God forbad us. Gadites I gare from Gilead even unto the CHAP. III.

river Amon half the valley, and the bor1 of Og king of Bashan. 23 Moses' der, even unto the river Jabbok, which is

prayer 10 enter into the land. 27 He | the border of the children of Ammon : i nermitird to see it.

17 The plain also, and Jordan, and the THEN we turned, and went up the coast thereof, from Chinnereth even unto

I way to Bashan : and Og the king the sea of the plain, even the salt-sea, of Bashan came out against us, he and under Ashdoth-pisgah eastward. all his people, to battle at Edrei.

18 And I commanded you at that 2 And the LORD said unto me, Fear | time, saying, The LORD your God hath him not : for I will deliver him, and all given you this land to possess it; ye shall his people, and his land, into thy hand; I pass over armed before your brethren and thou shalt do unto him as thou didst the children of Israel, all that are meet unto Sihon king of the Amorites, which for the war. dwelt at Hesibon.

19 But your wives, and your little ones, 3 So the Lord our God delivered into and your cattle, (for I know that ye have our hands Og also the king of Bashan, much cattle) shall abide in your cities and all his people : and we smote him which I have given you ; until none was left to him remaining. 20 Until the LORD have given rest un

4 And we took all bis cities at that time, to your brethren, as well as unto you, there was not a city which we took not land until they also possess the land which from thein, threescore cities, all the region the Lord your God hath given them beof Argob, the kingcom of Og in Bashan. yond Jordan : and then shall ye return

5 All these cities were fenced with high every man unto his possession which I walls, gates, and bars; beside unwalled have given you. towns a great many.

21 And I commanded Joshua at that 6 And we utterly destroyed them, as | tiine, saying, Thine eyes have seen all we did unto Sihon king of Heshbon, ut that the LORD your God hath done unto terly destroying the men, women, and these two kings: so shall the Lord do unchildren of every city.

to all the kingdoms whither thou passest. 7 But all the cattle, and the spoil of 22 Ye shall not fear them: for the the cities, we took for a prey to ourselves, Lord your God he shall fight for you.

8 And we took at that time out of the 23 | And I besought the Lord at that hand of the two kings of the Amorites the time, saying, land that was on this side Jordan), from 24 ( Lord God, thou hast begun to the river of Amon unto mount Hermon; shew thy servant thy greatness, and thy

9 (Which Hermon the Sidonians call || mighty hand : for what God is there in Sirion; and the Amorites call it Shenir;) | heaven or in earth, that can do accord

10 All the cities of the plain, and all ing to thy works, and according to thy Gilead, and all Bashan, unto Salchah might? and Edrei, cities of the kingcom of Og 25 I pray thee, let me go over, and in Bashan.

see the good land that is beyond Jordan, 11 | For only Og king of Bashan re that goolly mountain, and Lebanon. mained of the remnant of giants; be 26 But the LORD was wroth with me hold, his bedstead was a bedstead of || for your sakes, and would not hear me : iron; is it not in Rabbath of the chil- and the LORD said unto me, Let it sufdren of Ammon? nine cubits was the || fice thee; speak no more unto me of this length thereof, and four cubits the breadth | matter. of it, after the cubit of a man.

27 | Get thee up into the top of Pisgah, 12 And this land, which we possessed and lift up thine eyes westward, and at that time, from Aroer, which is by the northward, and southward, and eastward, river Arnon, and half mount Gilead, li and behold it with thine eyes ; for thou and the cities thereof, gave I unto the li shalt not go over this Jordan. Reubenites and to the Gadites.

| 28 But charge Joshua, and encourage 13 And the rest of Gilead, and all Ba-" him, and strengthen him : for he shall

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CHAP. IV.

peofile to obedience. 161 go over before this people, and he shall | 13 And he declared unto you his covecause them to inherit the land which thou | nant, which he commanded you to pershalt see.

form, even ten commandments; and he 29 So we abode in the valley over a wrote them upon two tables of stone. gainst Beth-peor.

14 And the LORD commanded me at CHAP. IV.

that time to teach you statutes and judg1 An erhortation to obedience. 41 Moses ments, that ye might do them in the land appointeth the three cities of refuge on whither ye go over to possess it. that side Jordan.

15 Take ye therefore good heed unto N OW therefore hearken, ( Israel, un yourselves; for ye saw no manner of simil

N to the statutes and unto the judg itude on the day that the Lord spake unto ments, which I teach you, for to do them, you in Horeb out of the midst of the fire; that ye may live, and go in and possess 16 Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and the land which the LORD God of your | make you a graven image, the similitude of fathers giveth you.

any figure, the likeness of male or female, 2 Ye shall not add unto the word which 17 The likeness of any beast that is on I command you, neither shall ye dimin the earth, the likeness of any winged fowl ish aught from it, that ye may keep the || that flieth in the air, commandments of the LORD your God 18 The likeness of any thing that creepwhich I command you.

eth on the ground, the likeness of any fish 3 Your eyes have seen what the LORD that is in the waters beneath the earth : did because of Baal-peor: for all the men 19 And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto that followed Baal-peor, the LORD thy heaven, and when thou seest the sun, and God hath destroyed them from among you. the moon, and the stars, even all the host

4 But ye that did cleave unto the LORD of heaven, shouldest be driven to worship your God, are alive every one of you this them, and serve them, which the LORD

thy God hath divided unto all nations 5 Behold, I have taught you statutes, under the whole heaven. and judgments, even as the LORD my 20 But the Lord hath taken you, and God commanded me, that ye should do brought you forth out of the iron furso in the land whither ye go to possess it. nace, even out of Egypt, to be unto him a

6 Keep therefore and do them; for this people of inheritance, as ye are this day. is your wisdom and your understanding in | 21 Furthermore the LORD was angry the sight of the nations, which shall hear with me for your sakes, and sware that all these statutes, and say, surely this great I should not go over Jordan, and that I nation is a wise and understanding people. should not go in unto that good land

7 For what nation is there so great, who | which the LORD thy God giveth thee hath God so nigh unto them, as the LORD for an inheritance : our God is in all things that we call upon 22 But I must die in this land, I must him for?

not go over Jordan : but ye shall go over, 8 And what nation is there so great, and possess that good land. that hath statutes and judgments so right- | 23 Take heed unto yourselves, lest ye eous as all this law, which I set before forget the covenant of the LORD your you this day?

God, which he made with you, and 9 Only take heed to thyself, and keep make you a graven image, or the likeness thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the of any thing, which the LORD thy God things which thine eyes have seen, and hath forbidden thee. lest they depart from thy heart all the days | 24 For the LORD thy God is a consumof thy life : but teach them thy sons, and ing fire, even a jealous God. thy sons sons:

25 When thou shalt beget children, and 10 Specially the day that thou stoodest children's children, and shalt have rebefore the LORD thy God in Horeb, when mained long in the land, and shall corthe LORD said unto me, Gather me the || rupt yourselves, and make a graven impeople together, and I will make them | age, or the likeness of any thing, and shall hear my words, that they may learn to do evil in the sight of the LORD thy God, fear me all the days that they shall live to provoke him to anger: upon the earth, and that they may teach 1 26 I call heaven and earth to witness their children.

against you this day, that ye shall soon 11 And ye came near and stood under utterly perish from off the land wherethe mountain ; and the mountain burned unto ye go over Jordan to possess it ; ye with fire unto the midst of heaven, with shall not prolong your days upon it, but darkness, clouds, and thick darkness. || shall utterly be destroyed.

12 And the Lord spake unto you out | 27 And the LORD shall scatter you aof the midst of the fire : ye heard the mong the nations, and ye shall be left few voice of the words, but saw no similitude; in number among the heathen, whither only ye heard a voice.

the LORD shall lead you.

162 Exhortation to obedience. DEUTERONOMY. The covenant in Horeó.

28 And there ye shall serve gods, the , wares, and hated him not in times past; work of men's hands, wood and stone, ll and that fleeing unto one of these cities which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor he miglit live : smell.

43 Nainely, Bezer in the wilderness, in 29 But if from thence thou shalt seek the plain country, of the Reubenites; and the LORD thy God, thou shalt find him, Ramoth in Gilead, of the Gadites ; and if thou seek him with all thy heart, and Golan in Bashan, of the Manassites. with all thy soul.

44 9 And this is the law which Moses 30 When thou art in tribulation, and set before the children of Israel: all these things are come upon thce, even 45 These are the testimonies, and the in the latter days, if thou turn to the statutes, and the judgments, which MoLORD thy God, and shalt be obedient un ses spake unto the children of Israel, after to his voice;

they came forth out of Egypt, 31 (For the LORD thy God is a merci 46 On this side Jordan, in the valley Al God;) he will not forsake thee, neither over against Beth-peor, in the land of Sidestroy thee, nor forget the covenant of hon king of the Aiorites, who dwelt at thy fathers, which he sware unto them. Heshbon, whom Moses and the children

32 For ask now of the days that are i of Israel smote, after they were come past, which were before thee, since the forth out of Egypt: day that God created man upon the earth, || 47 And they possessed his land, and the and ask from the one side of heaven unto land of Og king of Bashan, two kings of the other, whether there hath been any the Amorites, which were on this side Jorsuch thing as this great thing is, or hath || dan toward the sun-rising ; been heard like it?

48 From Aroer, which is by the bank 33 Did ever people hear the voice of of the river Arnon, even unto mount SiGod speaking out of the midst of the fire, | on, which is Hermon, as thou hast heard, and live?

49 And all the plain on this side Jordan 34 Or hath God assayed to go and take castward, even unto the sea of the plain, him a nation from the midst of another under the springs of Pisgah.

CHAP. V. wonders, and by war, and by a mighty | 1 The covenant in Horeb. 6 The ton comhand, and by a stretched out arm, and mandments. 27 At the fieople's request by great terrors, according to all that the Moses receiveth the law from God. LORD your God did for you in Egypt || AND Moses called all Israel, and said before your eyes?

A unto them, Hear, () Israel, the stat35 Unto thee it was shewed, that thou | utes and judgments which I speak in mightest know that the LORD he is God; || your ears this day, that ye may learn there is none else beside him.

them, and kcep, and do them 36 Out of heaven he made thee to 1 2 The LORD our God made a covenant hear his voice, that he might instruct with us in Horcb. thee : and upon earth he shewed thee his 3 The LORD made not this covenant great fire; and thou hcardest his words with our fathers, but with us, even us out of the midst of the fire.

who are all of us here alive this day. 37 And because he loved thy fathers, 4 The Lord talked with vou face to face therefore he chose their seed after them, in the mount, out of the midst of the fire, and brought thee out in his sight with his | 5 (I stood between the LORD and your mighty power out of Egypt ;

at that time, to shew you the word of 38 To drive out nations from before the LORD : for ye were afraid by reason thee, greater and mightier than thou art, of the fire, and went not up into the to bring thee in, to give thee their land mount ;) saying, for an inheritance, as it is this day.

6f I am the LORD thy God, which 39 Know therefore this day, and con- brought thee out of the land of Egypt, sider it in thine heart, that the LORD he from the house of bondage. is God in heaven above, and upon the 7 Thou shalt have none other gods beearth beneath : there is none else. fore me.

40 Thou shalt keep therefore his stat- i 8 Thou shalt not make thee any graven utes and his commandments which I com- | image, or any likeness of any thing that is mand thee this day, that it may go well in heaven above, or that is in the earth with thee, and with thy children after beneath, or that is in the waters beneath thee, and that thou mayest prolong thy the eartii: days upon the earth, which the LORD 9 Thou shalt not bow down thyself unthy God giveth thee, for ever.

to them, nor serve them : for I the LORD 41 | Then Moses severed three citics thy God am a jealous God, visiting the on this side Jordan, toward the sun-rising; iniquity of the fathers upon the children

42 That the slayer might flee thither, unto the third and fourth generation of which should kill his neighbour una- I them that hate me,

The ten commandments,

CHAP. VI. End of the law is obedience. 163 10 And shewing mercy unto thousands hath heard the voice of the living God of them that love me, and keep my com- || speaking out of the midst of the fire, as mandments.

we have, and lived ? 11 Thou shalt not take the name of the || 27 9 Go thou near, and hear all that LORD thy God in vain : for the LORD | the Lord our God shall say ; and speak will not hold him guiltless that taketh his thou unto us all that the LORD our God name in rain.

shall speak unto thee ; and we will hear 12 Keep the sabbath day to sanctify it, as it, and do it. the LORD thy God hath commanded thee. 28 And the LORD heard the voice of

13 Six days thou shalt labour, and do your words, wiren ye spake unto me ; all thy work :

and the LORD said unto me, I have heard 14 But the seventh day is the sabbath the voice of the words of this people, which of the LORD thy God : in it thou shalt they have spoken unto thee: they have not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor well said all that they have spoken. thy daughter, nor thy man-servant, nor 29 () that there were such an heart in thy maid-servant, nor thine ox, nor thine them, that they would fear me, and ass, nor any of thy cattle, nor thy stran- keep all my commandments always, that ger that is within thy gates ; that thy || it might be well with them, and with man-servant and thy maid-servant may || their children for ever! rust as well as thou.

30 Go say to them, Get you into your 15 And remember that thou wast a l tents again. servant in the land of Egypt, and that 31 But as for thee, stand thou here by the LORD thy God brought thee out | me, and I will speak unto thee all the thence through a mighty hand and by a commandments, and the statutes, and the stretched out arm : thercfore the LORD | judgments, which thou shalt teach them, thy God commanded thee to keep the that they may do them in the land which sabbath day.

|| I give them to possess it. 16 Honour thy father and thy mother, 32 Ye shall observe to do therefore as as the LORD thy God hath commanded | the Lord your God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, you: ye shall not turn aside to the right and that it may go well with thee, in the hand or to the left. land which the LORD thy God giveth | 33 Ye shall walk in all the ways which thee.

the LORD your God hath commanded 17 Thou shalt not kill.

you, that ye may live, and that it may be 18 Neither shalt thou commit adultery. || well with you, and that ye may prolong 19 Neither shalt thou steal.

your daysin the land whichyeshall possess. 20 Neither shalt thou bear false witness

CHAP. VI. against thy neighbour.

1 The end of the law is obedience, 3 An 21 Neither shalt thou desire thy neigh

exhortalion thereto. bour's wife, neither shalt thou covet thy ll N OW these are the commandments, neighbour's house, his field, or his man In the statutes, and the judgments servant, or his maid-servant, his ox, or his which the LORD your God commanded ass, or any thing that is thy neighbour's. || to teach you, that ye might do them in

22 These words the LORD spake un- || the land whither ye go to possess it: to all your assembly in the mount out of 2 That thou mightest fear the LORD the midst of the fire, of the cloud, and of thy God, to keep all his statutes and his the thick darkness, with a great voice : || commandments which I command thee, and he added no more. And he wrote thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, ali them in two tables of stone, and delivered the days of thy life ; and that thy days them unto me:

may be prolonged. 23 And it came to pass, when ye heard Š I Hear therefore, O Israel, and obthe voice out of the midst of the darkness, Il serve to do it ; that it may be well with (for the mountain did burn with fire) that thee, and that ye may increase mightily, ye came near unto me, even all the heads as the LORD God of thy fathers hath of your tribes, and your elders;

promised thee, in the land that floweth 24 And ve said, Behold, the LORD our with milk and honey, God hath 'shewed us his glory and his 4 Hear, O Israel : the Lord our God greatness, and we have heard his voice is one LORD: at of the midst of the fire: we have 5 And thou shalt love the Lord thy seen this day that God doth talk with God with all thine heart, and with all thy man, and he liveth.

soul, and with all thy might. 25 Now therefore why should we die? | 6 And these words which I command f his great fire will consume us: if we | thee this day, shall be in thine heart: hear the voice of the LORD our God any 7 And thou shalt teach them diligently more, then we shall die.

| unto thy children, and shalt talk of them 26 For who is there of all flesh, that il when thou sittest in thine house, and when

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