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king of Bashan came out against us, 26 And I sent messengers out of he and all his people, unto battle at the wilderness of Kedemoth unto Edrei. 2 And Jehovah said unto Sihon king of Heshbon with words me, Fear him not; for I have delivof peace, saying, 27 Let me pass ered him, and all his people, and his through thy land: I will go lalong land, into thy hand; and thou shalt by the highway, I will turn neither do unto him as thou didst unto Sihon unto the right hand nor to the left. king of the Amorites, who dwelt at 28 Thou shalt sell me food for Heshbon. 3 So Jehovah our God money, that I may eat, and give delivered into our hand Og also, the me water for money, that I may king of Bashan, and all his people : drink : only let me pass through on and we smote him until none was my feet; 29 as the children of Esau left to him remaining. 4 And we that dwell in Seir, and the Moabites took all his cities at that time; that dwell in Ar, did unto me; until there was not a city which we took I shall

pass over the Jordan into the not from them; threescore cities, land which Jehovah our God giveth all the region of Argob, the king

30 But Sihon king of Heshbon dom of Og in Bashan. 5 All these would not let us pass by him; for were cities fortified with high walls, Jehovah thy God hardened his gates, and bars; besides the 5 spirit, and made his heart 2 obsti. walled towns a great many. 6 And nate, that he might deliver him into we * utterly destroyed them, as we thy hand, as at this day. 31 And did unto Šihon king of Heshbon, Jehovah said unto me, Behold, I utterly destroying every 5 inhabited have begun to deliver up Sihon and city, with the women and the little his land before thee: begin to possess, ones. 7 But all the cattle, and the that thou mayest inherit his land. spoil of the cities, we took for a 32 Then Sihon came out against us, prey unto ourselves. 8 And we he and all his people, unto battle at took the land at that time out of the Jahaz. 33 And Jehovah our God hand of the two kings of the Amodelivered him up before us; and we rites that were beyond the Jordan, smote him, and his sons, and all his from the valley of the Arnon unto people. 34 And we took all his cities mount Hermon 9 (which Hermon at that time, and utterly destroyed the Sidonians call Sirion, and the every 5 inhabited city, with the Amorites call it Senir); 10 all the women and the little ones; we left cities of the plain, and all Gilead, none remaining: 35 only the cattle and all Bashan, unto Salecah and we took for a prey unto ourselves, Edrei, cities of the kingdom of Og with the spoil of the cities which we in Bashan. 11 (For only Og king of had taken. 36 From Aroer, which Bashan remained of the remnant is on the edge of the valley of the of the Rephaim; behold, his bedArnon, and from the city that is in stead was a bedstead of iron; is it the valley, even unto Gilead, there not in Rabbah of the children of was not a city too high for us; Jeho- | Ammon? nine cubits was the length vah our God delivered up all

' before thereof, and four cubits the breadth us: 37 only to the land of the chil- of it, after the cubit of a man.) dren of Ammon thon camest not 12 And this land we took in near; all the side of the river Jabr possession at that time: from bok, and the cities of the hill-country, Aroer, which is by the valley of and wheresoever Jehovah our God the Arnon, and half the hill-country forbade us.

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Possession of the Transjordanic Tribes. Møges forbidden to cross the Jordan Gilead, and all Bashan, the king strong hand : for what god is there dom of Og, gave I unto the half- in heaven or in earth, that can do tribe of Manasseh ; 1all the region according to thy works, and accordof Argob, reven all Bashan. (The ing to thy mighty acts? 25 Let me same is called the land of Rephaim. go over, I pray thee, and see the 14 Jair the son of Manasseh took all good dand that is beyond the Jorthe region of Argab, unto the border dan, that goodly 5 mountain, and

the Geshurites and the Maaca- Lebanon. 26 But Jehovah thites, and called them, even Bashan, wroth with me for your sakes, and after his own name, Havvoth-jair, hearkened not unto me; and Jehounto this day.) 15 And I gave Gil- vah said unto me, Let it suffice ead unto Mac 16 And unto the thee:; speak no more unto me of Reubenites and unto the Gadites I this matter. 27 Get thee up unto gave from Gilead even unto the val. the top of Pisgah, and lift up thine ley of the Arnon, the middle of the eyes westward, and northward,

and valley, : and the border thereof, even south ward, and eastward, and beunto the river Jabbok, which is the hold with thine eyes: for thou shalt border of the children of Ammon; not go over this Jordan, 28 But 17 the Arabah also, and the Jordan charge Joshua, and encourage him, and the border thereof, from Chin- and strengthen him ; for he shall go nereth even urto the sea of the Ara- over before this people, and he shall bah, the Salt Sea, under the 4 slopes cause them to inherit the land which of Pisgah eastward.

thou shalt see. 29 So we abode in 18 And I commanded you at that the valley over against Beth-peor. en saring, Jehovah your God 4. And now atute Israel beauken it: ye shall pass over armed before ordinances, which I teach you, to Four brethren the children of Israel, do them; that ye may live, and go all the men of valor. 19 But your in and possess the land which Jehowives

, and your little ones, and vah, the God of your fathers, givFour cattle (I know that ye have eth you. 2 Ye shall not add unto much cattle), shall abide in your the word which I command you, cities which I have given you, neither shall ye diminish from it, 20 until Jehovah give rest unto that ye may keep the commandyour brethren, as unto you, and ments of Jehovah your God which I they also possess the land which command you. 3 Your eyes have Jehovah your God giveth them seen what Jehovah did because of beyond the Jordan: then shall ye Baal-peor ; for all the men that folreturn every man unto his posses- lowed Baal-peor, Jehovah thy God Sion, which I have given you. hath destroyed them from the midst 21 And I commanded Joshua at of thee. 4 But ye that did cleave that time, saying, Thine eyes have unto Jehovah your God are alive seen all that Jehovah your God every one of you this day. 5 Behath done unto these two kings: hold, I have taught you statutes $0 shall Jehovah do unto all the and ordinances, even as Jehovah kingdoms whither thou goest over. my God commanded me, that ye 22 Ye shall not fear them; for should do so in the midst of the Jehovah your God, he it is that lanol whither ye go in to possess it.

6 Keep therefore and do them ; for 23. And I besought Jehovah at this is your wisdom and your underthat time, saying, 24 O Lord Jeho- standing in the sight of the peoples, vah, thou hast begun to show thy that shall hear all these statutes servant thy greatness, and thy and say, Surely this great nation

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Israel exhorted to observe God's Law that hath a god so nigh unto them, thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, as Jehovah our God is whensoever and when thou seest the sun and the we call upon him? And what great moon and the stars, even all the host nation is there, that hath statutes of heaven, thou be drawn away and and ordinances so righteous as all / worship them, and serve them, this law, which I set before you this which Jehovah thy God hath allotday?

ted unto all the peoples under the 9 Only take heed to thyself, and whole heaven. 20 But Jehovah hath keep thy soul diligently, lest thou taken you, and brought you forth forget the things which thine eyes out of the iron furnace, out of Egypt, saw, and lest they depart from thy | to be unto him a people of inheriheart all the days of thy life; but tance, as at this day. 21 Furthermake them known unto thy chil- more Jehovah was angry with me dren and thy children's children; for your sakes, and sware that I 10 the day that thou stoodest before should not go over the Jordan, and Jehovah thy God in Horeb, when that I should not go in unto that Jehovah said unto me, Assemble good land, which Jehovah thy God me the people, and I will make giveth thee for an inheritance: 22 them hear my words, that they may but I must die in this land, I must learn to fear me all the days that not go over the Jordan; but ye shall they live upon the earth, and that go over, and possess that good land, they may teach their children. 23 Take heed unto yourselves, lest 11 And ye came near and stood ye forget the covenant of Jehovah under the mountain; and the moun- your God, which he made with you, tain burned with fire unto the heart and make you a graven image in the of heaven, with darkness, cloud, and form of anything which Jehovah thy thick darkness. 12 And Jehovah God hath forbidden thee. 24 For spake unto you out of the midst of Jehovah thy God is a devouring fire, the fire: pe heard the voice of words, a jealous God. but ye saw no form ; only ye heard 25 When thou shalt beget chil

13 And he declared unto dren, and children's children, and you his covenant, which he com ye shall have been long in the land, manded you to perform, even the and shall corrupt yourselves, and ten a commandments; and he wrote make a graven image in the form of them upon two tables of stone. anything, and shall do that which 14 And Jehovah commanded me is evil in the sight of Jehovah thy at that time to teach yoủ statutes God, to provoke him to anger; 26 I and ordinances, that ye might do call heaven and earth to witness them in the land whither ye go over against you this day, that ye shall to possess it.

soon utterly perish from off the land 15 Take ye therefore good heed whereunto ye go over the Jordan to unto yourselves; for ye saw no possess it; ye shall not prolong your manner of form on the day that days upon it, but shall utterly be Jehovah spake unto you in Horeb destroyed. 27 And Jehovah will out of the midst of the fire; 16 lest / scatter you among the peoples, and ye corrupt yourselves, and make ye shall be left few in number among you a graven image in the form of the nations, whither Jehovah shali any figure, the likeness of male or lead you away. 28 And there ye female, 17 the likeness of any beast shall serve gods, the work of men's that is on the earth, the likeness of hands, wood and stone, which neiany winged bird that flieth in the ther see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell. heavens, 18 the likeness of anything 29 But from thence ye shall seek that creepeth on the ground, the Jehovah thy God, and thou shalt likeness of any fish that is in the find him, when thou searchest after water under the earth; 19 and lest him with all thy heart and with all 1 Or, God 2 IIeb, words,

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Three Cities of Refuge beyond the Jordan. The Law recapitulated tribulation, and all these things are which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, come upon thee, in the latter days for ever. thou shalt return to Jehovah thy 41 Then Moses set apart three God, and hearken unto his voice: cities beyond the Jordan toward the 31 for Jehovah thy God is a merci- sunrising; 42 that the manslayer ful God; he will not fail thee, nei- might flee thither, that slayeth his ther destroy thee, nor forget the neighbor unawares, and hated him covenant of thy fathers which he not in time past ; and that fleeing sware unto them.

unto one of these cities he might 32 For ask now of the days that live: 43 namely, Bezer in the wilderare past, which were before thee, ness, in the 2 plain country, for the since the day that God created man Reubenites; and Ramoth in Gilead, upon the earth, and from the one end for the Gadites; and Golan in Baof heaven unto the other, whether shan, for the Manassites. there hath been any such thing as 44 And this is the law which Mothis great thing is, or hath been ses set before the children of Israel : heard like it? 33 Did ever a people 45 these are the testimonies, and the hear the voice of God speaking out statutes, and the ordinances, which of the midst of the fire, as thou hast Moses spake unto the children of heard, and live? 34 Or hath God Israel, when they came forth out of assayed to go and take him a nation Egypt, 46 beyond the Jordan, in the from the midst of another nation, by valley over against Beth-peor, in the trials, by signs, and by wonders, and land of Sihon king of the Amorites, by war, and by a mighty hand, and who dwelt at Heshbon, whom Moses by an outstretched arın, and by great and the children of Israel smote, terrors, according to all that Jeho- when they came forth out of Egypt. rah your God did for you in Egypt 47 And they took his land in possesbefore your eyes? 35 Unto thee sion, and the land of Og king of it was showed, that thou mightest Bashan, the two kings of the Amoknow that Jehovah he is God, there rites, who were beyond the Jordan is none else besides him. 36 Out of toward the sunrising; 48 from Aroer, heaven he made thee to hear his which is on the edge of the valley of voice, that he might instruct thee: the Arnon, even unto mount Sion and

| upon earth he made thee to see the same is Hermon), 49 and all the his great fire; and thou heardest Arabah beyond the Jordan eastward, his words out of the midst of the even unto the sea of the Arabah, fire. 37 And because he loved thy under the 3 slopes of Pisgah. dilers, therefore he chose their seed 5 And Moses, called unto all Iswith his presence, with his great o Israel, the statutes and the ordipower, out of Egypt; 38 to drive nances which I speak in your ears out nations from before thee greater this day, that ye may learn them, and mightier than thou, to bring and observe to do them. 2 Jehovah thee in, to give thee their land for our God made a covenant with us an inheritance, as at this day. 39 in Horeb. 3 Jehovah made not this Know therefore this day, and lay covenant with our fathers, but with it to thy heart, that Jehovah he is us, even us, who are all of us here God in heaven above and upon the alive this day. 4 Jehovah spake earth beneath; there is none else. with you face to face in the mount 40 And thou shalt keep his statutes, out of the midst of the fire 5 (I and his commandments, which I stood between Jehovah and you at command thee this day, that it may that time, to show you the word of go well with thee, and with thy chil. Jehovah: for ye were afraid because dren after thee, and that thou may of the fire, and went not up into th est prolong thy days in the land, mount), saying, 10r, if in the latter days thou return

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The Ten Commandments given in Horeb. The People's Dread 6 I am Jehovah thy God, who 18 Neither shalt thou commit brought thee out of the land of adultery. Egypt, out of the house of l bond 19 Neither shalt thou steal. age.

20 Neither shalt thou bear false 7 Thou shalt have no other gods witness against thy neighbor. 2 before me.

*21. Neither shalt thou covet thy 8 Thou shalt not make unto thee neighbor's wife; neither shalt thou a graven image, nor any likeness of desire thy neighbor's house, his field, anything that is in heaven above, or his man-servant, or his maid-seror that is in the earth beneath, or vant, his ox,, or his ass, or anything that is in the water under the earth: that is thy neighbor's. 9 thou shalt not bow down thyself 22 These words Jehovah spake unto them, nor serve them; for ļ, unto all your assembly in the mount Jehovah thy God, am a jealous God, out of the midst of the fire, of the visiting the iniquity of the fathers cloudy, and of the thick darkness, upon the children, and upon the with a great voice: and he added third and upon the fourth genera.

And he wrote them upon tion of them that hate me ; 10 and two tables of stone, and gave them showing lovingkindness unto thou- unto me. 23 And it came to pass, sands of them that love me and keep when ye heard the voice out of the my commandments,

midst of the darkness, while the 11 Thou shalt not take the name mountain was burning with fire, that of Jehovah thy God in vain : for ye came near unto me, even all the Jehovah will not hold him guiltless heads of your tribes, and your elders ; that taketh his name t'in vain. 24 and ye said, Behold, Jehovah our

12 Observe the sabbath day, to God hath showed us his glory and keep it holy, as Jehovah thy God his greatness, and we have heard his commanded thee. 13 Six days shalt | voice out of the midst of the fire: we thou labor, and do all thy work ;) have seen this day that God doth 14 but the seventh day is a sabbath speak with man, and he liveth. unto Jehovah thy God: in it thou 3 Now therefore why should we shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy | die? for this great fire will consume son, nor thy daughter, nor thy man- us: if we hear the voice of Jehovah servant, nor thy maid-servant, nor our God any more, then we shall thine ox, nor thine ass, nor any of die. 26 For who is there of all Aesh, thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is that hath heard the voice of the livwithin thy gates; that thy man-ser- ing God speaking out of the midst vant and thy maid-servant may rest of the fire, as we have, and lived ? as well as thou. 15 And thou shalt 27 Go thou near, and hear all that remember that thou wast a servant Jehovah our God shall say: and in the land of Egypt, and Jehovah speak thou unto us all that Jehovah thy God brought thee out thence our God shall speak unto thee; and by a mighty hand and by an out-| we will heav it, and do it. stretched arm: therefore Jehovah 28 And Jehovah heard the voice thy God commanded thee to keep of your words, when ye spake unto the sabbath day.

me; and Jehovah said unto me, I 16 Honor thy father and thy have heard the voice of the words mother, as Jehovah thy God com- of this people, which they have manded thee; that thy days may spoken unto thee: they have well be long, and that it may go well said all that they have spoken. with thee; in the land which Jeho- 29 5 Oh that there were such a vah thy God giveth thee.

heart in themy, that they would fear 17 Thou shalt not kill.

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