Numbers 33-34 World English Bible

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The Stages of Israel's Journey

33 1  These are the journeys of the children of Israel, when they went forth out of the land of Egypt by their armies under the hand of Moses and Aaron. 2  Moses wrote their goings out according to their journeys by the commandment of Yahweh: and these are their journeys according to their goings out. 3  They traveled from Rameses in the first month, on the fifteenth day of the first month; on the next day after the Passover the children of Israel went out with a high hand in the sight of all the Egyptians, 4  while the Egyptians were burying all their firstborn, whom Yahweh had struck among them: on their gods also Yahweh executed judgments. 5  The children of Israel traveled from Rameses, and encamped in Succoth. 6  They traveled from Succoth, and encamped in Etham, which is in the edge of the wilderness. 7  They traveled from Etham, and turned back to Pihahiroth, which is before Baal Zephon: and they encamped before Migdol. 8  They traveled from before Hahiroth, and passed through the midst of the sea into the wilderness: and they went three days’ journey in the wilderness of Etham, and encamped in Marah. 9  They traveled from Marah, and came to Elim: and in Elim were twelve springs of water, and seventy palm trees; and they encamped there. 10  They traveled from Elim, and encamped by the Red Sea [1]. 11  They traveled from the Red Sea [2], and encamped in the wilderness of Sin. 12  They traveled from the wilderness of Sin, and encamped in Dophkah. 13  They traveled from Dophkah, and encamped in Alush. 14  They traveled from Alush, and encamped in Rephidim, where there was no water for the people to drink. 15  They traveled from Rephidim, and encamped in the wilderness of Sinai. 16  They traveled from the wilderness of Sinai, and encamped in Kibroth Hattaavah. 17  They traveled from Kibroth Hattaavah, and encamped in Hazeroth. 18  They traveled from Hazeroth, and encamped in Rithmah. 19  They traveled from Rithmah, and encamped in Rimmon Perez. 20  They traveled from Rimmon Perez, and encamped in Libnah. 21  They traveled from Libnah, and encamped in Rissah. 22  They traveled from Rissah, and encamped in Kehelathah. 23  They traveled from Kehelathah, and encamped in Mount Shepher. 24  They traveled from Mount Shepher, and encamped in Haradah. 25  They traveled from Haradah, and encamped in Makheloth. 26  They traveled from Makheloth, and encamped in Tahath. 27  They traveled from Tahath, and encamped in Terah. 28  They traveled from Terah, and encamped in Mithkah. 29  They traveled from Mithkah, and encamped in Hashmonah. 30  They traveled from Hashmonah, and encamped in Moseroth. 31  They traveled from Moseroth, and encamped in Bene Jaakan. 32  They traveled from Bene Jaakan, and encamped in Hor Haggidgad. 33  They traveled from Hor Haggidgad, and encamped in Jotbathah. 34  They traveled from Jotbathah, and encamped in Abronah. 35  They traveled from Abronah, and encamped in Ezion Geber. 36  They traveled from Ezion Geber, and encamped in the wilderness of Zin (the same is Kadesh). 37  They traveled from Kadesh, and encamped in Mount Hor, in the edge of the land of Edom. 38  Aaron the priest went up into Mount Hor at the commandment of Yahweh, and died there, in the fortieth year after the children of Israel were come out of the land of Egypt, in the fifth month, on the first day of the month. 39  Aaron was one hundred twenty-three years old when he died in Mount Hor. 40  The Canaanite, the king of Arad, who lived in the South in the land of Canaan, heard of the coming of the children of Israel. 41  They traveled from Mount Hor, and encamped in Zalmonah. 42  They traveled from Zalmonah, and encamped in Punon. 43  They traveled from Punon, and encamped in Oboth. 44  They traveled from Oboth, and encamped in Iye Abarim, in the border of Moab. 45  They traveled from Iyim, and encamped in Dibon Gad. 46  They traveled from Dibon Gad, and encamped in Almon Diblathaim. 47  They traveled from Almon Diblathaim, and encamped in the mountains of Abarim, before Nebo. 48  They traveled from the mountains of Abarim, and encamped in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho. 49  They encamped by the Jordan, from Beth Jeshimoth even to Abel Shittim in the plains of Moab.

The Borders and Division of Canaan

50  Yahweh spoke to Moses in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho, saying, 51  Speak to the children of Israel, and tell them, “When you pass over the Jordan into the land of Canaan, 52  then you shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and destroy all their figured stones, and destroy all their molten images, and demolish all their high places: 53  and you shall take possession of the land, and dwell therein; for I have given given the land to you to possess it. 54  You shall inherit the land by lot according to your families; to the more you shall give the more inheritance, and to the fewer you shall give the less inheritance: wherever the lot falls to any man, that shall be his. You shall inherit according to the tribes of your fathers. 55  “But if you do not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you, then those you let remain of them will be as pricks in your eyes and as thorns in your sides, and they will harass you in the land in which you dwell. 56  It shall happen that as I thought to do to them, so will I do to you.”

34 1  Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, 2  “Command the children of Israel, and tell them, ‘When you come into the land of Canaan (this is the land that shall fall to you for an inheritance, even the land of Canaan according to its borders), 3  then your south quarter shall be from the wilderness of Zin along by the side of Edom, and your south border shall be from the end of the Salt Sea eastward; 4  and your border shall turn about southward of the ascent of Akrabbim, and pass along to Zin; and the goings out of it shall be southward of Kadesh Barnea; and it shall go forth to Hazar Addar, and pass along to Azmon; 5  and the border shall turn about from Azmon to the brook of Egypt, and the goings out of it shall be at the sea. 6  “‘For the western border, you shall have the great sea and the border of it: this shall be your west border. 7  “‘This shall be your north border: from the great sea you shall mark out for you Mount Hor; 8  from Mount Hor you shall mark out to the entrance of Hamath; and the goings out of the border shall be at Zedad; 9  and the border shall go forth to Ziphron, and the goings out of it shall be at Hazar Enan: this shall be your north border. 10  “‘You shall mark out your east border from Hazar Enan to Shepham; 11  and the border shall go down from Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of Ain; and the border shall go down, and shall reach to the side of the sea of Chinnereth eastward; 12  and the border shall go down to the Jordan, and the goings out of it shall be at the Salt Sea. This shall be your land according to its borders around it.’” 13  Moses commanded the children of Israel, saying, “This is the land which you shall inherit by lot, which Yahweh has commanded to give to the nine tribes, and to the half-tribe; 14  for the tribe of the children of Reuben according to their fathers’ houses, and the tribe of the children of Gad according to their fathers’ houses, have received, and the half-tribe of Manasseh have received, their inheritance: 15  the two tribes and the half-tribe have received their inheritance beyond the Jordan at Jericho eastward, toward the sunrise.”

16  Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, 17  “These are the names of the men who shall divide the land to you for inheritance: Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun. 18  You shall take one prince of every tribe, to divide the land for inheritance. 19  These are the names of the men: Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh. 20  Of the tribe of the children of Simeon, Shemuel the son of Ammihud. 21  Of the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad the son of Chislon. 22  Of the tribe of the children of Dan a prince, Bukki the son of Jogli. 23  Of the children of Joseph: of the tribe of the children of Manasseh a prince, Hanniel the son of Ephod. 24  Of the tribe of the children of Ephraim a prince, Kemuel the son of Shiphtan. 25  Of the tribe of the children of Zebulun a prince, Elizaphan the son of Parnach. 26  Of the tribe of the children of Issachar a prince, Paltiel the son of Azzan. 27  Of the tribe of the children of Asher a prince, Ahihud the son of Shelomi. 28  Of the tribe of the children of Naphtali a prince, Pedahel the son of Ammihud.” 29  These are they whom Yahweh commanded to divide the inheritance to the children of Israel in the land of Canaan.

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Footnotes

[1] 33:10 or, Sea of Reeds

[2] 33:11 or, Sea of Reeds

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