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35 And they remembred that God was their Rock, and the HIGH GOD their REDEEMER.

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

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

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

39 For he remembred 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 Defert.

41 Yea, they turned back, and tempted GOD, and LIMITED the HOLY ONE of Ifrael.

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 Multititude that was among them

fell a LUSTING: and the Children of Ifrael alfo wept again, and faid, Who fhall. give us Flesh to eat?

Pfal. cvi. 14 They LUSTED ex

ceedingly in the Wilderness, and

TEMPTED GOD in the Desert.

15 And he gave them their Requeft, but fent LEANNESS into their


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, befides this Manna, before our Eyes.

7 And the Manna was as Coriander-feed, and the Colour thereof as the Colour of Bdellium.

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 Tafte 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; Mofes alfo was difpleased.

11 And Mofes faid unto the LORD, Wherefore haft thou afflicted thy Servant? and wherefore have I not found Fayour in thy Sight? that thou layeft the Burden of all this People upon me?

12 Have

12 Have I conceived all this People? have I begotten them, that thou shouldft fay unto me, Carry them in thy Bofom (as a nurfing Father beareth the Sucking-child) unto the Land which thou fwareft unto their Fathers? ..

13 Whence should I have Flesh to give unto all this People? for they weep unto me, faying, 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 faid unto Mofes, Gather unto me feventy Men of the Elders of Ifrael, whom thou knoweft to be Elders of the People, and Officers over them; and bring them unto the Tabernacle of the Congregation, that they may ftand 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 fhall bear the Burden of the People with thee, that thou bear it not thyfelf alone.

18 And fay thou unto the People, Sanctify yourselves againft To-morrow, and ye fhall eat Flefh (for you have wept in the Ears of the LORD, faying, Who fhall give us Flesh to eat? for it was well with us in Egypt) therefore the LORD will give you Flesh, and ye fhall eat.

19 Ye fhall 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 Noftrils, and it be loathfome unto you: because that ye have despised the LORD which is among you, and have wept before him, faying, Why came we forth out of Egypt?

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

22 Shall the Flocks and the Herds be flain for them to fuffice them? or fhall all the Fifh of the Sea be gathered together for them, to fuffice them?

23 And the LORD faid unto Mofes, Is the LORD's Hand waxed fhort? thou fhalt fee now whether my Word shall come to pass unto thee, or not.

Bb 2

24 And

24 And Mofes went out, and told the People the Words of the LORD, and gathered the feventy Men of the Elders of the People, and fet them round about the Tabernacle.

25 And the LORD came down in a Cloud, and fpake unto him, and took of the Spirit that was upon him, and gave it unto the feventy Elders and it came to pafs, 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 refted upon them (and they were of them that were written, but went not out unto the Tabernacle) and they prophefied in the Camp.

27 And there ran a young Man, and told Mofes, and faid, Eldad and Medad do prophefy in the Camp.

28 And Joshua the Son of Nun, the Servant of Mofes, one of his young Men, anfwered and faid, My Lord Mofes, forbid them.

29 8 And Mofes faid unto him, Envieft thou for my Sake would GoD that all the LORD's People were Prophets, and that the LORD. would put his Spirit them.



30 And Mofes gat into the Camp, he and the Elders of Ifrael.

8 Mark ix. 38 John faid, Mafter, we faw one cafting out Devils in thy

Name, and he followeth not us; and

we forbade him, because he followeth not us.

39 But JESUS faid, Forbid hing not; for there is no Man which shall

do a Miracle in my Name, that can lightly fpeak Evil of me.

40 For he that is not against us, is on our Part.

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 ftood up all that Day, and all that Night, and all the next Day, and they gathered the Quails: he that gathered leaft, gathered ten Homers and they fpread 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 fmote the People with a very great Plague.

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1 GOD rebuketh the Sedition of Miriam and Aaron. 10 Miriam's Leprofy is healed at the Prayer of Mofes. 14 GOD commandeth her to be shut out of the Hoft.

Ver. 1


ND Miriam and Aaron fpake against Mofes, because of the Ethiopian Woman whom he had married for he had married an Ethiopian Woman.

2 And they faid, Hath the LORD indeed fpoken only by Mofes hath he not spoken alfo by us? And the LORD heard it.

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

4 And the LORD fpake fuddenly 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 faid, Hear now my Words: If there be a Prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known unto him in a Vifion, and will speak unto him in a Dream. 7 My Servant Mofes is not fo, who is FAITHFUL in all mine Houfe.

Heb. iii. 1 Wherefore, holy Brethren, PARTAKERS of the HEAVENLY CALLING, confider the APOSTLE and HIGH-PRIEST of our PROFESSION,


2 Who was FAITHFUL TO HIM that

APPOINTED him, as alfo Moses was

8 With him will I fpeak Mouth to Mouth, even apparently, and not in dark Speeches; and the Similitude of the LORD fhall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my Servant Mofes ?


9 And the Anger of the LORD was kindled against them, and 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, fhe was leprous.

11 And Aaron faid unto Mofes, Alas, my LORD, I befeech 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 confumed, when he cometh out of his Mother's Womb.

13 And Mofes cried unto the LORD, faying, Heal her now, O God, I befeech thee.

14 And the LORD faid unto Mofes, If her Father had but fpit in her Face, fhould fhe not be ashamed seven Days? let her be fhut out from the Camp feven 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.


The Names, 17 Inftructions, 21 and Acts of the Spies: 26 Their falfe Report.

Ver. 1 AND the LORD fpake unto Mofes, faying,

2 Send thou Men, that they may fearch the Land of Canaan, which I give unto the Children of Ifrael: of every Tribe of their Fathers fhall ye fend a Man, every one a Ruler among them.

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

21 So they went up and fearched the Land, from the Wilderness of Zin, unto Rehob, as Men come to Hamath. 22 And they afcended by the South, and came unto Hebron.

23 And they came unto the Brook of Efhcol, and cut down from thence a Branch with one Clufter 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 Efhcol, because of the Cluster of Grapes which the Children of Ifrael cut down from thence.

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