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NUMBERS, 33
Stages of Israel's journey

33:1     These are the journeys of the children of Israel, when they went out of the land of Egypt in their armies, under the direction of Moses and Aaron. 2 And the stages of their journey on their way out were put down in writing by Moses at the order of the Lord: these are the stages of their journey and the way they went. 3 On the fifteenth day of the first month they went out from Rameses ; on the day after the Passover the children of Israel went out by the power of the Lord before the eyes of all the Egyptians, 4 While the Egyptians were placing in the earth the bodies of their sons on whom the Lord had sent destruction : and their gods had been judged by him.
33:5     So the children of Israel went from Rameses and put up their tents in Succoth.
6 And they went on from Succoth and put up their tents in Etham on the edge of the waste land.
7 And from Etham, turning back to Pi-hahiroth which is before Baal-zephon, they put up their tents before Migdol.
8 And journeying on from before Hahiroth, they went through the sea into the waste land : they went three days' journey through the waste land of Etham and put up their tents in Marah.
9 And from Marah they went on to Elim: and in Elim there were twelve water-springs and seventy palm-trees ; and they put up their tents there.
10 And they went on from Elim and put up their tents by the Red Sea.
11 Then from the Red Sea they went on and put up their tents in the waste land of Sin.
12 And they went on from the waste land of Sin, and put up their tents in Dophkah.
13 And they went on from Dophkah, and put up their tents in Alush.
14 And they went on from Alush, and put up their tents in Rephidim, where there was no drinking-water for the people.
15 And they went on from Rephidim, and put up their tents in the waste land of Sinai.
16 And they went on from the waste land of Sinai and put up their tents in Kibroth-hattaavah.
17 And they went on from Kibroth-hattaavah, and put up their tents in Hazeroth.
18 And they went on from Hazeroth, and put up their tents in Rithmah.
19 And they went on from Rithmah, and put up their tents in Rimmon-perez.
20 And they went on from Rimmon-perez, and put up their tents in Libnah.
21 And they went on from Libnah, and put up their tents in Rissah.
22 And they went on from Rissah, and put up their tents in Kehelathah.
23 And they went on from Kehelathah, and put up their tents in Mount Shepher.
24 And they went on from Mount Shepher, and put up their tents in Haradah.
25 And they went on from Haradah, and put up their tents in Makheloth.
26 And they went on from Makheloth, and put up their tents in Tahath.
27 And they went on from Tahath, and put up their tents in Terah.
28 And they went on from Terah, and put up their tents in Mithkah.
29 And they went on from Mithkah, and put up their tents in Hashmonah.
30 And they went on from Hashmonah, and put up their tents in Moseroth.
31 And they went on from Moseroth, and put up their tents in Bene-jaakan.
32 And they went on from Bene-jaakan, and put up their tents in Hor-haggidgad.
33 And they went on from Hor-haggidgad, and put up their tents in Jotbathah.
34 And they went on from Jotbathah, and put up their tents in Abronah.
35 And they went on from Abronah, and put up their tents in Ezion-geber.
36 And they went on from Ezion-geber, and put up their tents in the waste land of Zin (which is Kadesh).
37 And they went on from Kadesh, and put up their tents in Mount Hor, on the edge of the land of Edom.
33:38     And Aaron the priest went up into the mountain at the order of the Lord, and came to his death there, in the fortieth year after the children of Israel had come out of the land of Egypt, in the fifth month, on the first day of the month. 39 Aaron was a hundred and twenty-three years old at the time of his death in Mount Hor.
33:40     And news of the coming of the children of Israel came to the king of Arad, the Canaanite, who was living in the South in the land of Canaan.
33:41     And from Mount Hor they went on, and put up their tents in Zalmonah.
42 And they went on from Zalmonah, and put up their tents in Punon.
43 And they went on from Punon, and put up their tents in Oboth.
44 And they went on from Oboth, and put up their tents in Iye-abarim at the edge of Moab.
45 And they went on from Iyim, and put up their tents in Dibon-gad.
46 And from Dibon-gad they went on, and put up their tents in Almon-diblathaim.
47 And from Almon-diblathaim they went on, and put up their tents in the mountains of Abarim, before Nebo.
48 And they went on from the mountains of Abarim, and put up their tents in the lowlands of Moab by Jordan at Jericho ; 49 Planting their tents by the side of Jordan from Beth-jeshimoth as far as Abel-shittim in the lowlands of Moab.
33:50     And in the lowlands of Moab by Jordan at Jericho, the Lord said to Moses, 51 Say to the children of Israel, When you go over Jordan into the land of Canaan, 52 See that all the people of the land are forced out from before you, and put to destruction all their pictured stones, and all their metal images, and all their high places : 53 And take the land for yourselves, for your resting-place : for to you I have given the land as your heritage. 54 And you will take up your heritage in the land by the decision of the Lord, to every family its part; the greater the family the greater its heritage, and the smaller the family the smaller will be its heritage; wherever the decision of the Lord gives to any man his part, that will be his; distribution will be made to you by your fathers' tribes. 55 But if you are slow in driving out the people of the land, then those of them who are still there will be like pin-points in your eyes and like thorns in your sides, troubling you in the land where you are living. 56 And it will come about that as it was my purpose to do to them, so I will do to you.

NUMBERS, 34
Boundaries of Canaan

34:1     And the Lord said to Moses, 2 Give orders to the children of Israel and say to them, When you come into the land of Canaan; (this is the land which is to be your heritage, the land of Canaan inside these limits,)
3 Then your south quarter will be from the waste land of Zin by the side of Edom, and your limit on the south will be from the east end of the Salt Sea, 4 And round to the south of the slope of Akrabbim, and on to Zin : and its direction will be south of Kadesh-barnea, and it will go as far as Hazar-addar and on to Azmon: 5 And from Azmon it will go round to the stream of Egypt as far as the sea.
34:6     And for your limit on the west you will have the Great Sea and its edge : this will be your limit on the west.
34:7     And your limit on the north will be the line from the Great Sea to Mount Hor: 8 And from Mount Hor the line will go in the direction of Hamath; the farthest point of it will be at Zedad: 9 And the limit will go on to Ziphron, with its farthest point at Hazar-enan : this will be your limit on the north.
34:10     And on the east, your limit will be marked out from Hazar-enan to Shepham, 11 Going down from Shepham to Riblah on the east side of Ain, and on as far as the east side of the sea of Chinnereth: 12 And so down to Jordan, stretching to the Salt Sea : all the land inside these limits will be yours.
34:13     And Moses gave orders to the children of Israel saying, This is the land which is to be your heritage, by the decision of the Lord, which by the Lord's order is to be given to the nine tribes and the half-tribe:
14 For the tribe of the children of Reuben (1), by their fathers' families, and the tribe of the children of Gad, by their fathers' families, and the half-tribe of Manasseh, have been given their heritage : 15 The two tribes and the half-tribe have been given their heritage on the other side of Jordan at Jericho, on the east looking to the dawn.
34:16     And the Lord said to Moses, 17 These are the names of the men who are to make the distribution of the land among you : Eleazar the priest and Joshua, the son of Nun. 18 And you are to take one chief from every tribe to make the distribution of the land. 19 And these are the names of the men :
of the tribe of Judah (4), Caleb, the son of Jephunneh.
20 And of the tribe of the children of Simeon (2), Shemuel, the son of Ammihud.
21 Of the tribe of Benjamin (12), Elidad, the son of Chislon.
22 And of the tribe of the children of Dan (5), a chief, Bukki, the son of Jogli.
23 Of the children of Joseph (11) : of the tribe of the children of Manasseh (11a), a chief, Hanniel, the son of Ephod :
24 And of the tribe of the children of Ephraim (11b), a chief, Kemuel, the son of Shiphtan.
25 And of the tribe of the children of Zebulun (10), a chief, Elizaphan, the son of Parnach.
26 And of the tribe of the children of Issachar (9), a chief, Paltiel, the son of Azzan.
27 And of the tribe of the children of Asher (8), a chief, Ahihud, the son of Shelomi.
    Where is Gad (7) ? Numbers are the sons of Jacob in birth order. Levi (3) priests in next chapter.
28 And of the tribe of the children of Naphtali (6), a chief, Pedahel, the son of Ammihud.
29 These are they to whom the Lord gave orders to make the distribution of the heritage among the children of Israel in the land of Canaan.

NUMBERS, 35
Cities of refuge

35:1     And the Lord said to Moses in the lowlands of Moab by Jordan at Jericho, 2 Give orders to the children of Israel to give to the Levites (3), from the heritage which is theirs, towns for themselves, with land on the outskirts of the towns. 3 These towns are to be their living-places, with land round them for their cattle and their food and all their beasts, 4 Stretching from the wall of the towns a distance of a thousand cubits all round. 5 The measure of this space of land is to be two thousand cubits outside the town on the east, and two thousand cubits on the south and on the west and on the north, the town being in the middle. This space will be the outskirts of their towns. 6 And the towns which you give the Levites are to be the six safe places to which the taker of life may go in flight ; and in addition you are to give them forty-two towns. 7 Forty-eight towns are to be given to the Levites, all with land round them. 8 And these towns are to be given out of the heritage of the children of Israel, taking the greater number from those who have much, and a smaller number from those who have little : everyone, in the measure of his heritage, is to give of his property to the Levites.
35:9     And the Lord said to Moses, 10 Say to the children of Israel, when you have gone over Jordan into the land of Canaan ; 11 Then let certain towns be marked out as safe places to which anyone who takes the life of another in error may go in flight. 12 In these towns you may be safe from him who has the right of punishment ; so that death may not overtake the taker of life till he has been judged by the meeting of the people. 13 Six of the towns which you give will be such safe places ; 14 Three on the other side of Jordan and three in the land of Canaan, to be safe places for flight. 15 For the children of Israel and for the man from another country who is living among them, these six towns are to be safe places, where anyone causing the death of another through error may go in flight.
35:16     But if a man gives another man a blow with an iron instrument, causing his death, he is a taker of life and is certainly to be put to death. 35:17 Or if he gives him a blow with a stone in his hand, causing his death, he is a taker of life and is certainly to be put to death. 18 Or if he gave him blows with a wood instrument in his hands, causing his death, he is a taker of life and is certainly to be put to death. 19 He whose right it is to give punishment for blood, may himself put to death the taker of life when he comes face to face with him. 20 If in his hate he put a sword through him, or waiting secretly for him sent a spear or stone at him, causing his death; 21 Or in hate gave him blows with his hand, causing death ; he who gave the death-blow is to be put to death; he is a taker of life : he whose right it is to give punishment for blood may put to death the taker of life when he comes face to face with him.
35:22     But if a man has given a wound to another suddenly and not in hate, or without design has sent something against him, 23 Or has given him a blow with a stone, without seeing him, so causing his death, though he had nothing against him and no desire to do him evil : 24 Then let the meeting of the people be judge between the man responsible for the death and him who has the right of punishment for blood, acting by these rules: 25 And let the people keep the man responsible for the death safe from the hands of him who has the right of punishment for blood, and send him back to his safe town where he had gone in flight : there let him be till the death of the high priest who was marked with the holy oil. 26 But if ever he goes outside the walls of the safe town where he had gone in flight, 27 And the giver of punishment, meeting him outside the walls of the town, puts him to death, he will not be responsible for his blood: 28 Because he had been ordered to keep inside the safe town till the death of the high priest: but after the death of the high priest the taker of life may come back to the place of his heritage.
35:29     These rules are to be your guide in judging through all your generations wherever you may be living. 30 Anyone causing the death of another is himself to be put to death on the word of witnesses: but the word of one witness is not enough. 31 Further, no price may be given for the life of one who has taken life and whose right reward is death: he is certainly to be put to death. 32 And no price may be offered for one who has gone in flight to a safe town, for the purpose of letting him come back to his place before the death of the high priest. 33 So do not make the land where you are living unholy : for blood makes the land unholy: and there is no way of making the land free from the blood which has come on it, but only by the death of him who was the cause of it. 34 Do not make unclean the land where you are living and in which is my House : for I the Lord am present among the children of Israel.

NUMBERS, 36
Marriage of heiresses

36:1     Now the heads of the families of the children of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of the sons of Joseph, came to Moses, the chiefs and the heads of families of the children of Israel being present, 2 And said, The Lord gave orders to my lord to make distribution of the land as their heritage to the children of Israel : and my lord was ordered by the Lord to give the heritage of Zelophehad, our brother, to his daughters. 3 Now if they get married to any of the sons of other tribes of the children of Israel, then their property will be taken away from the heritage of our fathers, and become part of the heritage of the tribe into which they get married : and their heritage will be taken away from the heritage of our tribe. 4 And at the time of the Jubilee of the children of Israel, their property will be joined to the heritage of the tribe of which they are part and will be taken away from the heritage of the tribe of our fathers.
36:5     So by the direction of the Lord, Moses gave orders to the children of Israel, saying, What the tribe of the sons of Joseph have said is right. 6 This is the order of the Lord about the daughters of Zelophehad : The Lord says, Let them take as their husbands whoever is most pleasing to them, but only among the family of their father's tribe. 7 And so no property will be handed from tribe to tribe among the children of Israel ; but every one of the children of Israel will keep the heritage of his father's tribe. 8 And every daughter owning property in any tribe of the children of Israel is to be married to one of the family of her father's tribe, so that every man of the children of Israel may keep the heritage of his fathers. 9 And no property will be handed from one tribe to another, but every tribe of the children of Israel will keep its heritage.
36:10     So the daughters of Zelophehad did as the Lord gave orders to Moses: 11 For Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, took as their husbands the sons of their father's brothers : 12 And were married into the families of the sons of Manasseh, the son of Joseph, and their property was kept in the tribe of their father's family
36:13     These are the laws and the orders which the Lord gave to the children of Israel by Moses, in the lowlands of Moab by Jordan at Jericho.

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