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35 And they remembred that God was their Rock, and the high G D their REDEEMER.

36 Nevertheless they did Aatter him with their Mouth, and they lied unto him with their Tongues.

37 For their Heart was not right with him, neither were they stedfaft in his COVENANT.

38 But he being full of Compassion, forgave their Iniquity, and destroyed them not ; yea, many a Time turned he his Anger away, and did not ftir up all his Wrath.

39 For he remembied that they were but Flesh ; a Wind that passeth away, and cometh not again.

40 How oft did they provoke him in the Wilderness, and grieve him in the Deseit.

41 Yea, they turned back, and tempted God, and LIMITED the Holy ONE of Israel.

42 They remembred not his Hand, nor the Day when he delivered them from the Enemy

43 How he had wrought his Signs in Egypt, and his Wonders in the Field of Zoan:

44. And had turned their Rivers into Blood; and their Floods that they could not drink.

4 f And the mixt Multi * Psal. cvi. 14 They LUSTED EX titude that was among them ceedingly in the wilderness, and

TEMPTED God in the Desert. fell a LUSTING: and the IS And he gave them their ReChildren of Israel also wept quest

, but sent LEANNESS into their

SOUL,
again, and said, Who shall
give us Flesh to eat?

5 We remember the Fish which we did eat in Egypt freely; the Cucumbers, and the Melons, and the Leeks, and the Onions, and the Garlick.

6 But now our Soul is dried away ; there is nothing at all, besides this Manna, before our Eyes.

7 And the Manna was as Coriander-seed, and the Colour thereof as the Colour of Bdelium.

8 And 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 Oyl.

9 And when the Dew fell upon the Camp in the Night, the Manna fell upon it.

10 Then Mofes 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 dif pleased.

1 And Mofes faid unto the LORD, Wherefore haft thou amisted thy Servant? and wherefore have I not found Favour in thy Sight? that thou layeft the burden of all this People upon me?

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12 Have I conceived all this People ? have I begotten them, that thou shouldīt say unto me, Carry them in thy Bofom (as a nursing Father beareth the Sucking-child) unto the Land which thou swarest unto their Fathers ?

13 Whence should I have Flesh to give unto all this People for they weep unto me, saying, Give us Flesh, that we may eat.

14 I am not able to bear all this People alone, because it is too heavy for me.

15 And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found Favour in thy Sight; and let me not see

my

Wretchedness. 16 And the Lord said unto Moses, Gather unto me seventy Men of the Elders of Israel, whom thou knowest to be Elders of the People, and Officers over them; and bring them unto the Tabernacle of the Congregation, that they may stand there with thee.

17 And I will come down and talk with thee there : and I will take of the Spirit 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.

18 And say thou unto the People, Sanctify yourselves against To-morrow, and ye shall eat Flesh (for you have wept in the Ears of the LORD, saying, Who shall give us Flesh to eat ? for it was well with us in Egypt) therefore the Lord will give you Flesh, and ye shall eat.

19 Ye shall not eat one Day, nor two Days, nor five Days, neither ten Days, nor twenty Days ;

20 But even a whole Month, until it come out at your Nostrils, and it be loathsome unto you : because that ye have despised the LORD which is among you, and have wept before him, saying, Why came we forth out of E

gypt?

21 And Mofes faid, The People amongst whom I am, are six hundred thousand Footmen; and thou hast said, I will give them Flesh, that they may eat a whole Month.

22 Shail the Flocks and the Herds be slain for them to fuffice them? or shall all the Fifh of the Sea be gathered to: gether for them, to suffice them?

23 And the Lord said unto Moses, Is the Lord's Hand waxed short ? thou shalt see now whether my Word shall Come to pass unto thee, or not.

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24 And Moses went out, and told the People the Words of the LORD, and gathered the seventy Men of the Elders of the People, and set them round about the Tabernacle,

25 And the LORD came down in a Cloud, and spake unto him, and took of the Spirit that was upon him, and gave it unto the seventy Elders : and it came to pass, that when the Spirit rested upon them, they prophefied, and did not cease.

26 But there remained two of the Men in the Camp, the Name of the one was Eldad, and the Name of the other Medad : and the Spirit rested upon them (and they were of them that were written, but went not out unto the Tabernacle) and they prophesied in the Camp,

27 And there ran a young Man, and told Moses, and said, Eldad and Medad do prophely in the Camp.

28 And Joshua the Son of Nun, the Servant of Moses, one of his young Men, answered and said, My Lord Moses, forbid them.

29 8 And Moses said unto & Mark ix. 38 John raid, Mafter, him, Enviest thou for

my

we saw one cafting out Devils in thy Saké ? would God that all we forbade him, because be follow

Name, and he followeth not us; and the Lord's People were Pro- eth not us. phets, and that the LORD 39 But JESUS said, Forbid him

not ; for there is no Man which tha)! would put his Spirit upon do a Miracle in my Name, that can them.

lightly speak Evil of me. 30 And Moses gat him

40 Foi he that is not against us,

is on our Part. into the Camp, he and the Elders of Israel.

31 And there went forth a Wind from the LORD, and brought Quails from the Sea, and let them fall by the Camp, as it were a Day's Journey on this Side, and as it were a Day's Journey on the other Side, round about the Camp, and as it were two Cubits high, upon the Face of the Earth.

32 And the People stood up all that Day, and all that Night, and all the next Day, and they gathered the Quails : he that gathered least, gathered ten Homers : and they spread them all abroad for themselves round about the Camp.

33 And while the Flesh was yet between their Teeth, ere it was chewed; the Wrath of the LORD was kindled against the People, and the LORD (mote the People with a very great Plague.

34 h And he called the by John ii. is Love not the World, Name of that Place Kibroth- neither the Things that are in the

World. If any Man love the World, hattaavah : because there they the Love of the Father is not in him. buried the People that LUST

16 For all that is in the World,

the Lust of the Flesh, and the LUST ED

of the Eyes, and the PRIDE of LIFE, 35 And the People jour- is not of the FATHER, but is of the nied from Kibroth-hattaavah World. unto Hazeroth: and abode at and the Lust thereof : but he thao

17 And the World passeth away, Hazeroth,

DOETH the Will of GOD, ABIDETH tor

EVER,

CHA P. XII. 1 God rebuketh the Sedition of Miriam and Aaron.

riam's Leprosy is healed at the Prayer of Moses. 14 GOD commandeth her to be shut out of the Hoft.

10 Mic

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Ver. I ND Miriam and Aaron spake against Mofes, be

cause of the Ethiopian Woman whom he had married : for he had married an Ethiopian Woman.

2 And they said, Hath the Lord indeed spoken only by Mofes ? hath he not spoken also by us? And the LORD heard it.

3. (Now the Man Moses was very meek, above all the Men which were upon the Face of the Earth.)

4 And the LORD spake suddenly unto Mofes, and unto Aaron, and unto Miriam, Come out ye three unto the Tabernacle of the Congregation. And they three came out.

5 And the LORD came down in the Pillar of the Cloud, and stood in the Door of the Tabernacle, and called Aaron, and Miriam: and they both came forth.

6 And he said, Hear now my Words : If there be a Prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known unto him in a Vision, and will speak unto him in a Dream. 7 i My Servant Mofes is

Heb. iii. 1 Wherefore, holy Brenot so, who is FAITHFUL in thren, PARTAKERS of the HEAVENLY all mine House.

CALLING, congder the APOSTLE and 8 With him will I speak CHRIST JESUS;

HIGH-PRIEST of our PROFESSION, Mouth to Mouth, even ap 2 Who was FAITHFUL TO HIM that parently, and not in dark APPOINTED him, as also Moses was Speeches ; and the Similitude FAITHFUL IN ALL his House. of the LORD shall he behold : wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my Servant Moses?

9 And the Anger of the LORD was kindled against them, Yand he departed,

10 And

10 And the Cloud departed from off the Tabernacle, and behold, Miriam became leprous, white as Snow: and Aaron looked upon Miriam, and behold, she was leprous.

u And Aaron said unto Moses, Alas, my Lord, I beseech thee, lay not the Sin upon us, wherein we have done foolishly, and wherein we have finned.

12 Let her not be as one dead ; of whom the Flesh is half consumed, when he cometh out of his Mother's Womb.

13 And Mofes cried unto the Lord, saying, Heal her now, O God, I beseech thee.

14 And the LORD said unto Moses, If her Father had but spit in her Face, should she not be ashamed seven Days? let her be shut out from the Camp seven Days, and after that let her be received in again.

15 And Miriam was fhut out from the Camp feven Days, and the People journied not till Miriam was brought in again.

16 And afterward the People removed from Hazeroth, and pitched in the Wilderness of Paran,

CHAP. XIII. Į The Names, 17 Instructions, 21 and Acts of the Spies :

26 Their false Report. Ver. 1

ND the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,

2 Send thou Men, that they may search the Land of Canaan, which I give unto the Children of Israel : of every Tribe of their Fathers fall ye send a Man, every one a Ruler among them.

3 And Moses by the Commandment of the LORD, sent them from the Wilderness of Paran : all those Men were Heads of the Children of Ifrael.

21 So they went up and searched the Land, from the Wilderness of Zin, unto Rehob, as Men come to Hamath.

22 And they ascended by the South, and came unto Hebron.

23 And they came unto the Brook of Encol, and cut down from thence a Branch with one Cluster of Grapes, and they bare it between two upon a Staff; and they brought of the Pomegranates, and of the Figs.

24 The Place was called the Brook Ethcol, because of the Cluster of Grapes which the Children of Israel cut down from thence.

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