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The Passover Is Commanded Again1 And the Lord 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 keep the passover at his appointed season.3 In the fourteenth day...

How the Seven Lamps Are to Be Lighted1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,2 Speak unto Aaron, and say unto him, When thou lightest the lamps, the seven lamps shall give light over against the candlestick.3 And Aaron did so; he lighted the lamps thereof over against the candlestick, as the...

The Princes’ Offering at the Dedication of the Tabernacle1 And it came to pass on the day that Moses had fully set up the tabernacle, and had anointed it, and sanctified it, and all the instruments thereof, both the altar and all the vessels thereof, and had anointed them, and...

The Law of the Nazarites1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When either man or woman shall separate themselves to vow a vow of a Nazarite, to separate themselves unto the Lord:3 He shall separate himself from wine and strong drink,...

The Unclean Are Removed out of the Camp1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,2 Command the children of Israel, that they put out of the camp every leper, and every one that hath an issue, and whosoever is defiled by the dead:3 Both male and female shall ye put out, without...

The Age and Time of the Levites’ Service1 And the Lord spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying,2 Take the sum of the sons of Kohath from among the sons of Levi, after their families, by the house of their fathers,3 From thirty years old and upward even until fifty years old,...

The Sons of Aaron1 These also are the generations of Aaron and Moses in the day that the Lord spake with Moses in mount Sinai.2 And these are the names of the sons of Aaron; Nadab the firstborn, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.3 These are the names of the sons of Aaron,...

The Order of the Tribes in Their Tents1 And the Lord spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying,2 Every man of the children of Israel shall pitch by his own standard, with the ensign of their father’s house: far off about the tabernacle of the congregation shall they pitch.3 And on the...

God Commands Moses to Number the People1 And the Lord spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying,2 Take ye the sum...

The King of Arad Attacks1 And when king Arad the Canaanite, which dwelt in the south, heard tell that Israel came by the way of the spies; then he fought against Israel, and took some of them prisoners.2 And Israel vowed a vow unto the Lord, and said, If thou wilt...

The Israelites Come to Zin, Where Miriam Dies1 Then came the children of Israel, even the whole congregation, into the des­ert of Zin in the first month: and the people abode in Kadesh; and Miriam died there, and was buried there.2 And there was no water for the congregation: and they...

The Water of Separation Made with the Ashes of a Red Heifer1 And the Lord spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying,2 This is the ordinance of the law which the Lord hath commanded, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring thee a red heifer without spot, wherein...

God’s Charge to the Priests and Levites1 And the Lord said unto Aaron, Thou and thy sons and thy father’s house with thee shall bear the iniquity of the sanctuary: and thou and thy sons with thee shall bear the iniquity of your priesthood.2 And thy brethren also of the tribe...

Aaron’s Rod Blossoms1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and take of every one of them a rod according to the house of their fathers, of all their princes according to the house of their fathers twelve rods: write thou every man’s name upon...

The Rebellion of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram1 Now Korah, the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On, the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took men:2 And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children...

The Law of the Meal Offering and the Drink Offering1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye be come into the land of your habitations, which I give unto you,3 And will make an offering by fire unto the Lord,...

The People Murmur at the News1 And all the congregation lifted up their voice, and cried; and the people wept that night.2 And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said unto them, Would God that we had died in the land of...

Those Sent into Canaan1 And 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 shall ye send a man, every one a ruler among them.3 And Moses by the commandment...

God Rebukes Aaron and Miriam1 And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because 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 Moses? hath he not spoken also by us? And the Lord heard it.3 (Now...

Moses’ Prayer Stops the Burning at Taberah1 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...

The Use of the Silver Trumpets1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,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,...

The Borders of the Land1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,2 Command the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye come into the land of Canaan; (this is the land that shall fall unto you for an inheritance, even the land of Canaan with the coasts thereof:)3 Then your...

Forty-Two Journeys of the Israelites1 These are the journeys of the children of Israel, which went forth out of the land of Egypt with their armies under the hand of Moses and Aaron.2 And Moses wrote their goings out according to their journeys by the commandment of the Lord: and these...

Forty-Two Journeys of the Israelites1 These are the journeys of the children of Israel, which went forth out of the land of Egypt with their armies under the hand of Moses and Aaron.2 And Moses wrote their goings out according to their journeys by the commandment of the Lord: and these...

The Tribes of Reuben and Gad Request Land East of the Jordan1 Now the children of Reuben and the children of Gad had a very great multitude of cattle: and when they saw the land of Jazer, and the land of Gilead, that, behold, the place was a place for...

The Tribes of Reuben and Gad Request Land East of the Jordan1 Now the children of Reuben and the children of Gad had a very great multitude of cattle: and when they saw the land of Jazer, and the land of Gilead, that, behold, the place was a place for...

The Israelites Defeat the Midianites and Kill Balaam1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,2 Avenge the children of Israel of the Midianites: afterward shalt thou be gathered unto thy people.3 And Moses spake unto the people, saying, Arm some of yourselves unto the war, and let them go against the Midianites,...

Vows Are Not to Be Broken1 And Moses spake unto the heads of the tribes concerning the children of Israel, saying, This is the thing which the Lord hath commanded.2 If a man vow a vow unto the Lord, or swear an oath to bind his soul with a bond; he...

Offerings Are to Be Observed1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,2 Command the children of Israel, and say unto them, My offering, and my bread for my sacrifices made by fire, for a sweet savour unto me, shall ye observe to offer unto me in their due season.3 And thou shalt...

The Daughters of Zelophehad Ask to Inherit Land1 Then came the daughters of Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of Manasseh the son of Joseph: and these are the names of his daughters; Mahlah, Noah, and...

A Second Census of Israel1 And it came to pass after the plague, that the Lord spake unto Moses and unto Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, saying,2 Take the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, from twenty years old and upward, throughout their fathers’ house,...

The Israelites Commit Idolatry at Shittim1 And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab.2 And they called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods: and the people did eat, and bowed down to their gods.3 And Israel joined himself unto Baal-peor: and...

Balaam, Leaving Divination, Prophesies the Happiness of Israel1 And when Balaam saw that it pleased the Lord to bless Israel, he went not, as at other times, to seek for enchantments, but he set his face toward the wilderness.2 And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel abiding in...

Balak’s Sacrifice1 And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven oxen and seven rams.2 And Balak did as Balaam had spoken; and Balak and Balaam offered on every altar a bullock and a ram.3 And Balaam said unto Balak, Stand by thy burnt offering, and...

Expressions of Concern about Daughters Receiving Lands of Inheritance1 And the chief fathers 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 near, and spake before Moses, and before the princes, the chief fathers...

Forty-Eight Levitical Cities1 And the Lord spake unto Moses in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho, saying,2 Command the children of Israel, that they give unto the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in; and ye shall give also unto the Levites suburbs for the...