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Balak's offerings. CHAP. XXIII. Balaam's first parable

31 Then the LORD opened the will come to meet me: and what eyes of Balaam, and he saw the soever he sheweth me I will tell angel of the LORD standing in thee. And he went to a high the way,

and his sword drawn in place. his hand : and he bowed down his 4 And God met Balaam : and he head, and fell flat on his face. said unto him, I have prepared se

32 And the angel of the LORD ven altars, and I have offered said unto him, Wherefore hast upon every altar a bullock and a thou smitten thine ass these three ram. times? behold, I went out to with 5 And the LORD put a word in stand thee, because thy way is per- Balaam's mouth, and said, Return verse before me:

unto Balak, and thus thou shalt 33 And the ass saw me, and turn-speak. ed from me these three times: un 6 And he returned unto him, and less she had turned from me, surely lo, he stood by his burnt-sacrifice, now also I had slain thee, and sa- he, and all the princes of Moab. ved her alive.

1 And he took up his parable, 34 And Balaam said unto the an- and said, Balak the king of Moab gel of the LORD, I have sinned; for hath brought me from Aram, out I knew not that thou stoodest in of the mountains of the east, saythe way against me: now therefore, ing, Come, curse me Jacob, and if it displease thee, I will get me come, defy Israel. back again.

8 How shall I curse, whom God 35 And the angel of the LORD hath not cursed? or how shall I said unto Balaam, Go with the defy, whom the LORD hath not de speak unto thee, that thou shalt 9 For from the top of the rocks I speak: 80 Balaam went

with the see him, and from the hills I beprinces of Balak.

hold him: lo, the people shall 36 And when Balak heard that dwell alone, and shall not be recBalaam was come, he went out to koned among the nations. meet him unto a city of Moab, 10 Who can count the dust of which is in the border of Arnon, Jacob, and the number of the which is in the utmost coast. fourth part of Israel? Let me die

37 11 And Balak said unto Ba- the death of the righteous, and let laam, Did I not earnestiy send unto my last end be like his! thee to call thee? wherefore camest 11 And Balak said unto Balaam, thou not unto me? am I not able What hast thou done unto me? indeed to promote thee to honour ? took thee to curse mine enemies,

38 And Balaam said unto Balak, and behold, thou hast blessed them Lo, I am come unto thee: have I altogether. now any power at all to say any 12 And he answered and said, thing? the word that God putteth Must I not take heed to speak that in my mouth, that shall I speak. which the LORD hath put in my

39 And Balaam went with Ba-mouth? ļak, and they came unto Kirjath 13 And Balak said unto him, hużoth.

Come, I pray thee, with me unto 40 And Balak offered oxen and another place, from whence thou sheep, and sent to Balaam, and to mayest see them: thou shalt see the princes that were with him. but the utmost part of them, and

41 And it came to pass on the shalt not see them all: and curse morrow, that Balak took Balaam, me them from thence. and brought him up into the high 14 | And he brought him into places of Baal, that thence he the field of Zophim, to the top of might see the utmost part of the Pisgah, and built seven altars, and people.

offered a bullock and a ram on CHAP. XXIII.

every altar. Balak's Sacrifices.

15 And he said unto Balak, ND Balaam said unto Balak, Stand here by thy burnt-offering, prepare me here seven oxen and 16 And the LORD met Balaam, seven rams.

and put a word in his mouth, and 2 And Balak did as Balaam had said, Go again unto Balak, and say spoken; and Balak and Balaam thus. offered on every altar a bullock and 17 And when he came to him, a ram.

behold, he stood by his burnt3 And Balaam said unto Balak, offering, and the princes of Moab Stand by thy burnt-offering, and f with him. And Balak said unto will go peradventure the LORD him, What hath the LORD spoken?



The Israelites numbered NUMBERS, in the plains of Moab, plains of Momb by Jordan near Je-| their families were;. of Shelah, the richo, saying,

family of the Shelanites: of Pharez, 4 Take the sum of the people, the family of the Pharezites: of from twenty years old and up-Zerah, the family of the Zarhites. ward; as the LORD commanded

21 And the sons of Pharez were; Moses and the children of Israel, of Hezron, the family of the Hezwhich went forth out of the land of ronites: of Hamul, the family of

the Hamulites. 5 IT Reuben the eldest son of Is 22 These are the families of Jurael:"the children of Reuben; Ha- dah according to those that were noch, of whom cometh the family numbered of them, threescore and of the Hanochites: of Pallu, the sixteen thousand and five hunfamily of the Palluites :

dred. 6 Of Hezron, the family of the 23 Of the sons of Issachar after Hezronites: of Carmi, the family their families: of Tola, the family of the Carmites.

of the Tolaites: of Pua, the family 7 These are the families of the of the Punites: Reubenites: and they that were 24 Of Jashub, the family of the numbered of them were forty and Jashubites: of Shimron, the family three thousand and seven hundred of the Shimronites. and thirty:

25 These are the families of Is8 And the sons of Pallu; Eliab, sachar according to those that

9 And the sons of Eliab;. Ne-were numbered of them, threemuel, and Dathan, and Abiram. score and four thousand and three This is that Dathan and Abiram, hundred. which were famous in the congre 26 of the sons of Zebulun after gation, who strove against Moses their families : of Sered, the family and against Aaron in the company of the Sardites: of Elon, the family of Korah, when they strove against of the Elonites: of Jahleel, the the LORD:

family of the Jahleelites. 10 And the earth opened her 27 These are the families of the mouth, and swallowed them up to- Zebulunites according to those that gether with Korah, when that com- were numbered of them, threescore pany died, what time the fire de- thousand and five hundred. voured two hundred and fifty men: 28 The sons of Joseph after and they became a sign.

their families wcre Manasseh and 11 Notwithstanding the children Ephraim. of Korah died not.

29 Of the sons of Manasseh : of 12 T The sons of Simeon after Machir, the family of the Machirtheir families : of Nemuel, the ites: and Machir begat Gilead: of family of the Nemuelites: of Ja-Gilead come the family of the min, the family of the Jaminites : Gileadites. of Jachin, the family of the Ja 30 These are the song of Gilead : chinites:

of Jeezer, the family of the Jeeze13 Of Zerah, the family of the rites: of Helek, the family of the Zarhites : of Shaul, the family of Helekites: the Shaulites.

31 And of Asriel, the family of 14 These are the families of the the Asrielites: and of Shechem, Simeonites, twenty and two thou- the family of the Shechemites: sand and two hundred.

32 And of Shemida, the family 15 T The children of Gad after of the Shemidaites : and of Hepher, their families: of Zephon, the fa- the family of the Hepherites. mily of the Zephonites : of Haggi, 33 And Zelophehad the son of the family of the Haggites: of Hepher had no sons, but daughShuni, the family of the Shunites: ters: ond the names of the daugh

16 Of Ozni, the family of the ters of Zelophehad were Mahlah, Oznites: of Eri, the family of the and Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Erites:

Tirzah, 17 Of Arod, the family of the 34 These are the families of Ma Arodites of Areli, the family of passeh, and those that were numthe Arelites.

bered of them, fifty and two thou18 These are the families of the sand and seven hundred. children of Gad, according to those 35 These are the sons of Ephraim that were numbered of them, forty after their families: of Shuthelah, thousand and five hundred. the family of the Shuthalhites :

19 The sons of Judah were Er of Becher, the family of the Bachand Onan: and Er and Onan died rites: of Tahan, the family of the in the land of Canaan.

Tahanites. 20 And the song of Judah after I 36 And these are the song of


according to their tribes. CHAP. XXVI. Land to be divided by lot Shutheiah: of Eran, the family of 52 1 And the LORD spake unto the Eranites.

Moses, saying, 37 These are the families of the 53 Unto these the land shall be sons of Ephraim according to those divided for an inheritance, accordthat were numbered of them, thirty ing to the number of names. and two thousand and five hun 54 To many thou shalt give the dred. These are the sons of Joseph more inheritance, and to few thou after their families.

shalt give the less inheritance: to 38 The sons of Benjamin after every one shall his inheritance be their families: of Bela, the family given, according to those that were of the Belaites: of Ashbel, the numbered of him. family of the Ashbelites : of 55 Notwithstanding, the land Ahiram, the family of the Ahi- shall be divided by lot: according ramites:

to the names of the tribes of their 39 Of Shupham, the family of fathers they shall inherit. the Shuphamites: of Hupham, the 56 According to the lot shall the family of the Huphamites. possession thereof be divided be

40 And the sons of Bela were tween many and few. Ard and Naaman: of Ard, the 57 1 And these are they that family of the Ardites: and of were numbered of the Levites after Naaman, the family of the Naa- their families: of Gershon, the famites.

mily of the Gershonites: of Ko41 These are the sons of Ben-hath, the family of the Kohathites : jamin after their families and of Merari, the family of the Me they that were numbered of them rarites. were forty and five thousand and 58 These are the families of the six hundred.

Levites: the family of the Lib42 These are the sons of Dan nites, the family of the Hebronites, after their families: of Shuham, the family, of the Mahlites, the the family of the Shuhamites. family of the Mushites, the family These are the families of Dan after of the Korathites. And Kobath their families.

begat Amram. 43 All the families of the Shu 59 And the name of Amram's hamites according to those that wife was Jochebed, the daughter were numbered of them, were of Levi, whom her mother bare to threescore and four thousand and Levi in Egypt: and she bare unto four hundred.

Amram, Aaron and Moses, and 44 Of the children of Asher after Miriam their sister. their families: of Jimna, the family 60 And unto Aaron was born of the Jimnites: of Jesui, the fami- Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and ly of the Jesuites: of Beriah, the Ithamar. family of the Beriites.

61 And Nadab and Abihu died, 45 of the sons of Beriah: of when they offered strange fire beHeber, the family of the Heberites: fore the LORD. of Malchiel, the family of the 62 And those that were numMalchielites.

bered of them were twenty and 46 And the name of the daughter three thousand, all males from

a of Asher was Sarah.

month old and upward: for they 47 These are the families of the were not numbered among the sons of Asher according to those children of Israel, because there that were numbered of them; who was no inheritance given them were fifty and three thousand and among the children of Israel. four hundred.

63 | These are they that were 48 of the sons of Naphtali after numbered by Moses and Eleazar their families of Jahzeel, the the priest, who numbered the chilfamily of the Jahzeelites: of Guni, dren of Israel in the plains of Moab the family of the Gunites:

by Jordan near Jericho. 49 Of Jezer, the family of the 64 But among these there was Jezerites: of Shillem, the family of not a man of them whom Moses the Shillemites.

and Aaron the priest numbered, 50 These are the families of when they numbered the children Naphtali according to their fami- of Israel in the wilderness of lies: and they that were numbered Sinai. of them, were forty and five thou 65 For the LORD had said of sand and four hundred.

them, They shall surely die in the 51 These were the numbered of wilderness. And there was not the children of Israel, six hundred left a man of them, save Caleb the thousand and a thousand geven son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the nundred and thirty.

son of Nun.


of the law of inheritance. NUMBERS, The daily burnt-offering CHAP. XXVII.

Zin, in the strife of the congregaThe Law of Inheritance. tion, to sanctify me at the water

is Zelophehad, the son of He- of Meribah in Kadesh in the wilderpher, the son of Gilead, the son of ness of Zin. Machir, the son of Manusseh, of 15 11 And Moses spake unto the the families of Manasseh the son LORD, saying, of Joseph: and these are the names 16 Let the LORD, the God of the of his daughters ; Mahlah, Noah, spirits of all flesh, set a man over and Hoglah, and Milcah, and the congregation, Tirzah.

17 Which may go out before 2 And they stood before Moses, them, and which may go in before and before Eleazar the priest, and them, and which may lead them before the princes, and all the con- out, and which may bring them in; gregation, by the door of the taber-that the congregation of the LORD nacle of the congregation, saying, be not as sheep which have no

3 Our father died in the wilder- shepherd. ness, and he was not in the com 18 | And the LORD said unto pany of them that gathered them- Moses, Take thee Joshua the son selves together against the LORD of Nun, a man in whom is the in the company of Korah; but spirit, and lay thy hand upon died in his own sin, and had no him ; sons.

19'And set him before Eleazar 4 Why should the name of our the priest, and before all the confather be done away from among gregațion : and give him a charge his family, because he hath no in their sight. son? Give unto us therefore a 20 And thou shalt put some of possession among the brethren of thine honour upon him, that all the our father.

congregation of the children of 135 And Moses brought their cause rael may be obedient. before the LORD.

21 And he shall stand before 6 1 And the LORD spake unto Eleazar the priest, who shall ask Moses, saying,

counsel for him after the judge 7 The daughters of Zelophehad ment of Urim beforo the LORD : speak right: thou shalt surely give at his word shall they go out, and them a possession of an inheritance at his word they shall come in, among their father's brethren; and both he, and all the children of thou shalt cause the inheritance of Israel with him, even all the contheir father to pass unto them. 8 And thou shalt speak unto the


22 And Moses did as the LORD children of Israel, saying, If a commanded him: and he took man die, and have no son, then ye Joshua, and set him before Eleazar shall cause his inheritance to pass the priest, and before all the conunto his daughter.

gregation : 9 And if he have no daughter, 23 And he laid his hands UPOR then ye shall give his inheritance him, and gave him a charge, as the unto his brethren.

LORD commanded by the hand of 10 And if he have no brethren, Moses. then ye shall give his inheritance CHAP. XXVIII. unto his father's brethren.

Offerings to be observed. hren And if his father kive his bie- A Mosebo Line spake unto heritance unto his kinsman that is 2 Command the children of Isnext to him of his family, and he rael, and say unto them, My of shall possess it: and it shall be fering, and my bread for my sacriunto the children of Israel a statute fices made by fire, for a sweet of judgment, as the LORD com- savour unto me, shall ye observe manded Moses.

to offer unto me in their due 12 11 And the LORD said unto season. Moses, Get thee up into this 3 IT And thou shalt say unto mount Abarim, and see the land them, This is the offering made by which I have given unto the chil-fire which ye shall offer unto the dren of Israel.

LORD; two lambs of the first year 13 And when thou hast seen it, without spot day by day, for a thou also shalt be gathered unto continual burnt-offering. thy people, as Aaron thy brother 4. The one lamb shalt thou offer was gathered.

in the morning, and the other lamb 14 For ye rebelled against wy shalt thou offer at even: commandment in the desert of 5 And a tenth part of an ephab


Offerings on the sabbath, ‘CHAP. XXIX. at the passover, &c. of flour for a meat-offering, min-made by fire for a burnt-offering gled with the fourth part of a hin unto the LORD; two young bulof beaten oil.

locks, and ono ram, and seven 6. It is a continual burnt-offering, lambs of the first year: they shall which was ordained in mount Sinai be unto you without blemish : for a swect savour, a sacrifice made 20 And their meat-offering shall by fire unto the LORD.

be of four mingled with oil: three 7 And the drink-offering thereor tenth-deals shall ye offer for a bulshall be the fourth part of a hin for lock, and two tenth-deals for a the one lamb: in the holy place ram; shalt thou cause the strong wine to 21' A several tenth-deal shalt be poured unto the LORD for a thou offer for every lamb, through drink-offering :

out the seven lambs : offer at even: as the meat-offering in te skaan atfer these besides

8 And the other lamb shalt thou 22 And one goat for a sin-offer of the morning, and as the drinkoffering thereof, thou shalt offor it, the burnt-offering

in the morning, a sacrifice made by firo, of a sweet which is for a continual burnt-ofsavour unto the LORD.

fering: 9 And on the sabbath-day two 24 After this manner ye shall of lambs of the first year without spot, fer daily throughout the seven and two tenth-deals of flour for a days, the meat of the sacrifice meat-offering, mingled with oil, made by fire, of a sweet savour unand the drink-offering ther-of: to the LORD: it shall be offered be

10 This is the burnt-offering of sides the continua! burnt-offering, every sabbath, besides the continu- and his drink-offering: al burnt-offering, and his drink-of 25 And on the seventh day ye shall fering.

have a holy convocation; ye shall 11 And in the beginnings of do no servile work. your months ye shall offer a burnt 261 Also in the day of the firstoffering unto the LORD; two fruits, when ye bring a new meatyoung bullocks, and one ram, se offering unto the LORD, after your ven lambs of the first year without weeks be out, ye shall have a holy spot;

convocation; ye shall do no servilo 12 'And three tenth-deals of flour work: for a mcat-offering, mingled with 27 But ye shall offer the burntoil, for one bullock; and two offering for a sweet savour unto tenth-deals of flour for, a meat- the LORD; two young bullocks, offering, mingled with oil, for oncone ram, seven lambs of the first ram;

year; 13' And a several tenth-deal of 28 'And their meat-offering of flour mingled with oil for a meat- flour mingled with oil, three tenthoffering unto one lamb, for a burnt-deals unto one bullock, two tenthoffering of a sweet savour, a sacri- deals unto one ram, fice made by fire unto the LORD. 29 A several tenth-deal unto

14 And their drink-offerings one lamb, throughout the seven Bhall be half a hin of wine unto lambs; a bullock, and the third part of a 30 And one kid of the goats, to hin unto a ram, and a fourth part make an atonement for you. of a hin unto a lamb: this is the 31 Yeshall offer them besides the burnt-offering of every month continual burnt-offering, and his throughout the months of the meat-offering (they shall be unto year.

you without blemish) and their 15 And one kid of the goats for drink-offerings. a sin-offering into the LORD shall

CHAP. XXIX. be offered, besides the continual Offerings at Feasts. burnt-offering, and his drink-offer Anheiro seventh month, on

16 1 And in the fourteenth day shall ha a holy convocation ye of the first month is the passover shall do no servile work: it is a of the LORD.

day of blowing the trumpets unto 17 And in the fifteenth day of you. this month is the feast : seven 2 And ye shall offer a burnt-offerdays shall unleavened bread being for a sweet savour unto the eaten.

LORD; one young bullock, one 18 In the first day shall be a holy ram, anil seven lambs of the first convocation; ye shall do no man- year without blemish : Der of servile work therein:

3. And their meat-offering shall 19 But ye shall offer a sacrificelbe of flour mingled with oil, three


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