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The off<rmg CliAI 50 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, two oxen, five rams, five hegoats,five lambs of the first year. This was the offering of Gamaliel the eon of Pedahzur.

(30 IT On the ninth day Abidan, the eon of Gideoni, prince of the children of Benjamin, offered.

01 His offering »ww one silver charger, the weight whereof was a hundred and thirty shekelspne silver bowl of seventy shckels.after the shekel of the sanctuary, both of them full of fine] (lour mingled with oil, for a meatoffering:

02 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full of incense:

63 One young bullock, one ram, one| lamb of the first year, for a burntofiering:

64 One kid of the goats for a sinolfering:

05 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, two oxen, five rams, five hegoats, five lambs of the first year: this was the offeringof Abidau the eon of Gideoni.

66 IT On the tenth day Ahiezerthe son of Ammishaddai, prince of the children of Dan offered:

07 His offering was one silver charger, the weight whereof was a hundred and thirty she/cels,one silver bowl ol sevent}' shekels,after the shekel of the sanctuary; both of them full of fine Hour mingled with oil for a meatoffering:

08 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full of incense:

69 One young bullock, one ram, one lamb of the first year, for a burntoffering:

70 One kid of the goats for a sinoffering:

71 And for asacrifice of peace-offerings, two oxen, five rams, five hegoats,live lambs of the first year: this was the offering of Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai.

72 IT On the eleventh day Pagiel the son of Ocean, prince of the children of Asher offered:

73 His offering was one silver charger, the weight whereof was a hundred and th/rty shekels&ne silver bowl! of seventy shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; both of tiiem full or fine flour mingled with oil for a meat-offering:

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74 One golden spoon of ten shekels, lull of incense:

75 One young bullock, one ram, one lamb of the first year, for a burntoffering .

76 One kid of the goats for a sinoffering:

77 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, two oxen, five rams, five hegoats, five lambs of the first year: this was the offering of Pagsel the son of Ocran.

78 IT On the twelfth day Ahira the eon of Enan,prince of the children of Naphtali offered:

79 His olleringuxMone silver charger, the weight whereof was a hundred and ihiny shekels,one silver bowl of seventy shekels.after the shekels ol the sanctuary ; both of them full of fine flour mingled with oil for a meat offering:

80 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full of incense:

81 One young bullock, one ram, one lamb of Use first year, for a burntoffering:

82 One kid of the goats for a sinoffering:

83 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerngs, two oxen, five rams, five he,oats, five lambs of ()>e first year: this vas the offering of Ahira the eon of

Enan.

84This was the dedication of the altar, in the day when it was anointed, by the princes of Israel: twelve chargers of silver, twelve silver bowls, twelve spoons of gold:

85 Each charger of silver weighing

i hundred and thirty shekels, each iowl seventy: all the silver vessels weighed two thousand and four hundred shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary:

86 The golden spoons tce/'e twelve, full of incense,weighing ten shekels apiece, after the ehekcl of the sanctuary: all the gold of thespoonstoaf a hundred and twenty shekels.

87 All the oxen for the burnt-offerng were twelve bullocks, the rama twelve, the lambs of the first year twelve, with their meat-offering : and the kids of the goats forasin-ofTerhift twelve.

88 And all the oxen for the eacrific* i of the peace-offerings tuere twenty and

— bullocks, the rams sixty, the he

'Hie consecration NUMBERS. of the Lewies.

sixty, the lambs of the firstyear: 13 And thou shah, set the Levites bc

sixty. This ivas Uie de dication of the altar, after that it was anointed. 89 And when Moses was gone the tabernacle of the congregation to ppeak with Him, then lie heard the voice of one speaking unto It,' olfthe mercy-seat that was upon the ark of testimony,from betwentbe two cherubims: and He spake unto him. CHAP. VIII.

AND the Loud spake unto Moses, saying,

2 Speak unto Aaron, and say unto him, When thou lightest the lamps, the seven lamps slvall give light over against the candlestick.

3 And Aaron did so; he lighted the lamps thereof over against the candleslick.as the Loud commanded Moses.

4 And this work of the candlestick u-as of beaten gold, unto the shall thereof, unto the flowers thereof, was beaten work: according unto the pattern which the Loud had showed Moses, so lie made the candlestick.

5 IT And the Lono spake unto Moses, Buying,

6 Take the Levites from among the children of Israel, and cleanse them.

7 And thus slialt thou do unto then to cleanse them: Sprinkle waler c purifying upon them, and let thci shave all their flesh ,and let them wash their clotliss, and so make themselves clean.

8 Then let them take a young bullock with his meat-offering, even fine flour mingled with oil, and another youn» bullock shalt thou take for a sin-offering.

9 And thou shalt bring the Levitea before the tabernacle of the congregation: and thou shalt gather the whole assembly of the children of Israel together.

10 And thou shalt bring the "Levites oefore the Lord; and the children of Israel shall put their hands upon the Levites:

11 And Aaron shall offer the Levites before the Lord /or an offering of the children of Israel, that they may execute the service of the Lord.

12 And the Levites shall lay their hands upon the heads of the bullocks: and thou shalt offer the one for a ainoll'eriiig, and tlte other for a burnt-offering, unto the Lord, to make an otonemeut for the Levites. . .-,>

Aaron, and before his sons,and of fer them for an offering unto theLoiiD

14 Tous shalt thou separate the Levites from among the children of Israel: and the Levites shall be mine.

15 And after that shall the Levites go in to do the service of the tabernacle of the congregation; and thou slialt cleanse them, and offer them for an offering.

16 For they are wholly given unto me from among the children of Israel; instead of such as open every womb, even instead of the first-born of all the children of Israel.have 1 taken them

17 For all the first-born of the children of Israel are mine, both man and beast; on the day that I smote every first-born in the land of Egypt 1 sanctified them for myself.

18 And 1 have taken the Levites for all the lirst born of the children of Israel.

19 And 1 have given the Levites as a gift to Aaron and to his sons from among the children of Israel, to do the service of the children of Israel in the tabernacle of the congregation,and to make an atonement for the children of Israel: that there be no plague

the children of Israel, when the children of Israel come nigh unto lie sanctuary.

20 And Moses, and Aaron,and all the ongregationof the children of Israel,

did to the Levites according unto all that theLoiiD commanded Moses concerning the Levites, so did the children of Israel unto them.

21 And the Levites were purified, and they washed their clothes; and Aaron offered them as an offering before the Lord; and Aaron made an atonement for them to cleanse them.

22 And after tiiat went the Levites in to do their service in the tabernacle of the congregation before Aaron,and before his sons: as the Lord had commandedMoses concerning the Levites, so did they unto them.

23 IT Aud the Loud spake untoMoses, saying,

24 This is it that belongeth unto the Levites: from twenty and live yean old and upward they shall go in to wait upon the service of the tabenia ^leofthe congregation:

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25 And from the age of fifty years, they shall cease waiting upon the service UtertoJ, and shall serve no more ;]

26 But shall minister with brethren in the tabernacle of tli gregation, to keep the charge, an do no service. Thus shalt thou do unto theLevites touching their charge.

CHAP. IX.

AND the Loan spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the first month of the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying, 2~Let the children of Israel also keepj the passoverat his appointed season.

3 In the fourteenth day of this month, at even.yc shall keep it in his appointed season :according to all the rites of it, and according to all the ceremonies thereof, shall ye keep it.

4 And Moses spake unto the children of Israel, that they should keep the

Ft And they kept the passover on the fourteenth day of the first month at even in Uie wilderness of Sinai ; according to all that the Lord commanded Moses, so did the children of Israel.

r> TF And there were certain men, who were defiled by the dead body of a man, that they could not keep the passover on that day: and they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day.

7 And those men said unto him, VSe ore defiled by the dead body of a man :, wherefore ore we kepi back, that we may not offer an offering of the Lord in his appointed season among the children of Israel?

5 And Moses said unto them, Stand still, and 1 will hear what the Lord will command concerning you.

ft 1T And the Loud spake unto Moses, Baying,

10 Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If any man of you or of your |Kisterity shall be unclean by reason of a dead body, or be in a journey afar oil', yet he shall keep the passover unto i.'ie Lord.

11 The fourteenth day of the second month at even they shall keep it, and eat it with unleavened bread and bitter herbs.

12 They shall leave none of it unto Uic morning, nor break any bone of it:

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according to all the ordinances of the passover they shall keep it.

13 But the man that is clean, and is not in a journey, and forbearetb to keep ihe passover, even the same soul shall be cut oil" from among his people: because he brought not"the offer ing of the Lord in his appointed sea sou, that man shall bear his sin.

14 And if a stranger shall sojourn among you, and will keep the passover unto the Lord ; accorduig to the ordinance of the pa.=sover, and according to the manner thereof) so shall he do: ye shall have one ordinance, both for

tranger, and for him that was bom in the land. IFi IT And on the day that the tabernale was reared up, the cloud covered the tabernacle, namely, the tent of the testimony: and at even there was upon the tabernacle as it w ere the appearnce of fire, until the morning. Hj So it was always : the cloud covered it by day, and the appearance of

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17 And when the cloud was taken up from the tabernacle, then after that •he children of Israel journeyed: and

n the place where the cloud abode,

here the children of Israel pitched

heir tents.

18 At the commandment of the Lord the children of Israel journeyed, and at the commandment of the Lord they pitched: as long as the cloud

ibode upon the tabernacle they rested

n their tents,

19 And when the cloud tarried Jong ipon the tabernacle many days, theix he children of Israel kept the charge

of the Lord, and journeyed not.

20 And so it was, when the cloud was a few days upon the tabernacle; according to the commandment of the Lord they abode in their tenk*, and according to the commandment of tlie Loud they journeyed.

21 And so it was, when the cloud abode from even unto the morning, and that the cloud was taken up in the morning, then they journeyed: whether it was by day or by night that the cloud was taken up, they

ourneyed.

22 Or whether it were two days, or a month, or a year, that the cloud tarried upon the tabernacle, remaining thereon, the children of Israel abode when it was taken up, they joumej'ed.

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in their tents, and journeyed not: but their journeys out of the wilderness

2:3 At the commandment of the Lord they rested in their tents, and at the commandment of the Lord they journeyed: thf y kept the charge of the Lord, at the commandm*.ue of the Lord by the band of Mosed.

CHAP. X.

A ND the L<

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a spake unto Moses,

2 Make thee two trumpets of silver; of a whole piece shalt thou make them : that thou mayest use them for the calling of the assembly, and for the journeying of the camps. .3 And when they shall blow with them, all the assembly shall assemble themselves to thee at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.

4 And if they blow Oiu with one trumpet, then the princes, which are heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves unto thee.

5 When ye blow an alarm, then the camps that lie on the east parts shall go forward.

6 AVhen ye blow an alarm the second time, then the camps that lie on the south side shall take their journey: they shall blow an alarm lor their | journeys.

7 But when the congregation is to be gathered together, ye shall blow, but] yo shall not sound an alarm.

.8 And the sons of Aaron, the priests, ehall blow with the trumpets; and -hey shrill be to you for an ordinance for ever throughout your generations.

9 And if ye go to war in your land against the enemy that oppresseth you, then ye shall blow an alarm with the trumpets; and ye shall be remembered before the Lord your God, and ye shall be saved from your enemies.

10 Also in the day of your gladness, nnd in your solemn days, and in the beginnings of your months, ye shall blow with the trumpets over your burnt-offerings, and over the sacrifices of your peace-offerings; that they may be to you for a memorial before your God: I am the Lord your God.

H IT And it came to pass on the twentieth day of the second month, the second year, that the cloud v taken up from off the tabernacle of the testimon}'.

, 11 And the children of Israel took

of Sinai; and the cloud rested in the vilderness of Paran. 13 And they first took their jcurney according to the commandment of the Lord by the hand of Moses.

H IT In the lirstplace went the standard of the camp of the children of Judah according to their armies; and er his host was Nahshon the eon of Amminadab. lf> And over the host of the tribe of ) the children oflssacharwas Nethaneel. the son of Zuar.'

16 And over the host of the tribe of the children of Zebulua was Eliab the son of Helon.

17 And the tabernacle was taken down; and the sons of Gershon and the sons of Merari set forvvard,bearing the tabernacle.

IS IT And the standard of the camp of Reuben set forward according to their

.rmies: asd over his host was Elizur the son of Suedeur.

19 And over the host of the tribe of the children of Simeon was Shelumiel

he son of Zurishaddai.

20 And over the host of the tribe of the children of Gad ivas Eliaeaph, the son of Deuel.

21 And the Kohathites set forward, bearing the sanctuary: and the other did set up the tabernack against they came.

22 TT And the standard of the camp of the children of Ephraim set forward according to their armies: and over bis host was Elishama the eon of Ammihud.

23 And over the host of the tribe of the children of Manasseh was Gamaliel the son of Pedalr/.ur.

21 And over the host of the tribe of the children of Benjamin was Abidan the son of Gideon.

25II And the standard of the camp of the children of Dan set forward, which was the rere-ward of all the camps throughout their hosts: and over hio host was Ahiezer the 60n of Ammishaddai.

26 And o the child rt son of Oci

27 A nd over the host of the tribe of the children of Naphtali ivas Ahira the son of Enan.

23 Thus were the ioumeyings of the

iver the host of the tribe of n of Asher teas Pagiel, the

The Israelites CHAP, children of Israel according to their] armies, when they set forward.

29 IT And Moses said unto Hobab,the son of Raguel the Midianite, Moses' father-in-law,We are journeying unto the place of which the Loud said, I will give it you: come thou with us, and we will do thee good: for the Loan hath spoken good concerning Israel.

30 And he said unto him, I will not go; but I will depart to mine own land, and to my kindred.

31 And he said, Leave us not, I pray thee; forasmuch as thou knowesthow we are to encamp in the wilderness, and thou mayest be to us instead of eyes.

3-2 And it shall be,if thou go with us, yea, it shall be, that whalgoodness the Lord shall do unto us, the same will we do unto thee.

33 IT And they departed from the nount of the Loud three days'journey : and the ark of the covenant of the Lord went before them in the three days'journey, to search out a resting-place for them.

34 And the cloud of the Lord ions upon them by day, when they went! out of the camp.

35 And it came to pass,when the ark set forward, that Mos»s said, Rise up, Lord, and let thine enemies be scattered; and let them that hate thee flee before thee.

36 And when it rested, he said, Return, O Lord, unto the many thousands of Israel.

CHAP. XI.

AND when the people complained, it displeased the Lord: and the Lord heard it; and his anger was kindled; and the fire of the Lord burnt among them, and consumed them that were in the uttermost parts) of the camp.

2 And the people cried unto Moses and when Moses prayed unto the| Lord, the fire was quenched.

3 And he called the name of the place Taberah: because the fire of the Lord burnt among them.

4 IT And the mixed multitude that was among them fell a lusting: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said.Whoshallgive us flesh to eatf

5 We reim-mber the fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely; the cucum

loathe n

bers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic:

6 But now our soul is dried away: there is nothing at all, besides tliia

nanna, before our eyes.

7 And the manna was as coriandereed, and the colour tLereof as the

colour of bdellium.

8 Jnd the people went about, and gathered it, and ground it in mills, or beat it in a mortar, and baked it in pans,and made cakes of it: and the taste of it was as the taste of fresh oil.

9 And when the dew fell upon the camp in the night, the manna fell upon it.

10 TT Then Moses heard the people weep throughout their families, every man in the door of his tent: and the anger of the Lord was kindled greatly; Moses also was displeased.

11 And Moses said unto the Lord, Wherefore hast thou afllicted thy ser

t?and wherefore have I not found >ur in thy sight, that thou layest the burden of all this people upon me?

12 Havel conceived all this people? mve I begotten them,that thoushouldsl say unto me, Carry them in thy

bosom,as a nursing father beareth the sucking child, unto the land wjjch thou awarest unto their fathers?

13 Whence should I have flesh to ive unto all this people? for they i-eep unto me,saying Give us flesh,

that we may ear,

notable to bear all this people alone, because it is too heavy for mv. And if thou deal thus with me, ne, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favour in thy sight; ami et me not see my wretchedness.

16 TT^Andthe Lord said unto Moses, Gather unto me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom thou knowest to be the elders of the people, and officers over them; and bring them unto the tabernacle of the congregation, that thev mav stand there with thee.

17 And I w"ill come down and talk i'ith thee there: and I will take of the pirit which is upon thee, and will put

it upon them; and they shall bear the burden of the people with thee, that thou bear it not thyself alone.

ISAndsay thou unto the people,Sano. lify yourselves against to-morrow, and ye shall eat flesh: for ye have wept in the ears of the Loud, saying. Wuo

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