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CHAP XXX.

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things are come upon thee, the blessing 17 But it thine heart turn away, so that and ile curse, which I have sei before thee, thou wit muliear, but shall be drawn away, and thou shalt call them to mind among all and worship oiler gous, and serve them; Ine nations whither the LORD thy God liath! 18 I denounce uto vou this day, that ye driven thee,

siiall surely perish, und that ye shali not pro2 And shalt return an!o the LORD thy Goul, long your days upon the land whither ibou and shall obey his voice, according to all that passescover Jordan to go to possess it. I command thee this day, thou, and thy 19 | ciall leaven and earth to record this children, with all living heart, and with all day against you, that I lave set before you Il:y soul;

Life and death, blessing and cursing; there. '3 That then the Lord thy God will turn Tore choose life, that botli thou and thy seed lliy captivity, and have compassion upon may live; thee, and wiil return, and gather thee from 20 That thou mayest love the LORD thy all the nations whither die LORD thy God God, and that thou mayest obey his voice, bath scattered thee.

and that thou mayest cleave unto hin; (for 4 If any of thine be driven out unto the he is thy life, and the length of thy days;) putmost pirts of heaven, from thence will the that thou mayest dwell in die land which the Lord thy God gather thee, and from thence LORD sware unto thy fathers, lo Atraham, will be fetch thee.

to Isaac, and 10 Jacob, lo give them. 5 And the Lord thy God will bring thee

CHAP. XXXI. into the land which thy fathers possessed, and AND MORE me and spake tiese words good, and mutiply thee above thy fathers. 2 And he said unto them, I ain an hundred

6 And the Lord thy God will circumcise andtwenty years old this day; I can no more thine leart, and the heart of thy seed, to love go out and come in: also the Lord hath said Ine Lord thy God with all thine heart, and unto me, Thou shalt not go over this Jordan. with all thy soul, that thou mayest live. 3 The LORD thy God, he will go over be

7 And the Lord thy God will put all these fore thee, and he will destroy these nations curses upon thine eneinies, and on them that from before thee, and thou shall possess naie thee, which persecuted thee.

them: and Joshua, he shall go over before & And thou shalt return, and obey the thee, as the Lord liath said. voice of the LORD, and do all his command- 4 And the lord shalldounto them as he did ments, which I command thee this day. to Sihon and to Og, kings of the Amorites,

9 And the LORD thy God wiil make theeland unto the land of them. whom he destroved. pientious in every work of thine hand, in 5 And the LORD shall give them up before the fruit of thy borly, and in the fruit of thy your face, that ye may do unto them accordcaule, and in the fruit of thy land, for goodi: ing unto all the commandments which I have for the Lord will again rejoice over tiiee for commanded you. good, as he rejoiced over thy fathers;

6 Be strong, and of a good courage, sear 10 lithou shalt hearken unto ihe voice of not, nor be afraid of thein : for the LORD the LORD thy God, to keep his cominand- thy God, be it is that doth go with thee; he ments and 'vis statutes, which are written in will not fail thee, nor forsake thee. This book of the law, and it tholi turn unto 71 And Moses called upto Joshua, and said the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and unto him in the sight of all Israel, Be strong, with all thy soul.

and of a good courage : for thou must go will 11! For this commandment, which I com- this people unto the land which the LORD mand thee this day, it is not hidden from bath sworn unio their fathers to give them : thee, weither is it tar ofl:

and thou shall cause then to inhierit it. 12 It is not in beaven, that thou shouldest 8 And the lond, be it is that doth gobe say, Who shall go up for us to leaven, and fore thee; he will be with thee, lie will not bring it unto us, that we may liear it, and taililee, neither forsake thee: fear not, nei

ther be disınaved. 13 Neither is it beyond the sea, that thou 9 și And Moses wrote this laiv, and deli. shouklest say, Who shali go over ihe sea for vered it unto the priests the sons of Levi, us, and bring it unto us, that we may hear whiclı bare the ark of the covenant of die it, and do it?

'LORI), and unto all the elders of Isrvel. 1+ But the word is very nigh unto thee,, 10 And Moses conimanded their, saying, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, that thou At the end of erery seven years, in the so. mayest do it.

lemnity of the year of release, in the feast of 15 1 Ser, I have set before thee this dayslahernacles, life and good, and death and evil;

II When all Israel is come to appear be16 In that I command thee this day to fore the LORD thy Gou, in the place which ove the LORD thy God, to walk in bis ways, he shall choose, thou shalt read this law be. and to keep liis comminandments, and luis fore a!! Israei in their hearmg. statutes, and his judgments, that thou inay- 12 Garier i!ie ; le ople together, men, and est live and wuliipy

do it?

to within thy gates, that they may hear, audl. 26 Take this book of the law, and put it hat they may learn, and fear the LORD in the side of the ark of the covenant of tho your God, and observe to do all the words Lord your God, that it may be there for a of this law;

witness against thee. 13 And that their children, which have 27 For I know thy rebellion, and thy stift not known any thing, may bear and learn to neck : behold, while I am yet alive with you fear the LORD your God, as long as ye live this day, ye have been rebellious against the in the land whither ye go over Jordan io pos- Lord; and how much more after my death? ress it.

28 Gather unto me all the elders of your 14 I And the LORD said unto Moses, Be- ribes, and your officers, that I may speak hold, thy days approach that thou must die : these words in their ears, and call lieaven and call Joshua, and present yourselves in the earth to record against them. jabernacle of the congregation, tha: I may 29 For I know that after my death ye will give him a charge. And Moses and Joshua utterly corrupt yourselves, and turn aside went, and presented themselves in the taber- from the way which I have cominanded you Dacle of the congregazion.

and evil will befall you in the latter days ; 15 And the Lord appeared in the taberna- because ye will do evil in the sight of the cle in a pillar of a cloud: and the pillar of the LOR!), to provoke him to anger through the cloud stood over the door of the tabernacle. work of your hands.

16 | And the LORD said unto Moses, Be- 30 And Moses spake in the ears of all the Yold, thou shalt sleep with thy fathers; and congregation of Israel the words of this song, this people will rise up, and go a whoring al- until they were ended. ler the gods of the strangers of the land whi

CHAP. XXXII. ther they go to be among them, and wili G and hear, 'o earth, the words of my

VIVE ear, 0 ye heavens, and I will speak; sake me, and break my covenant which I have made with them.

mouth. 17 Then my anger shall be kinelled against 2 My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my them in that day, and I will forsake them, speech shali distil as the dew; as the smail and I will hide my face from them, and they rain upon the tender herb, and as the showshall be devoured, and many evils and trou- ers upon the grass : bles shall befall them ; so that they will say 3 Because I will publis' the name of the in that day, Are not these evils come upon Loxn: ascribe ye greatness unto our God. us because our God is not among us?

He is the Rock, liis work is perfect; for 18 And I will surely hide my face in that all bis ways are judgment: a God of truth, day, for all the evils ubich they shall have and without iniquity; just and riglie is lie. wrought, in that they are turned unto other They have corrupted themselves; their gods.

spot is not the spot of his children : they are 19 | Now therefore write yo this song for a perverse and crooked generation. you, and teach it the children of Israel: puu 0 Do ye thus require the Lori, o foolish it in their mouths, thai this song may lie a people and unwise ! is not lie thy father than witness for ine against the children of Israel. Thatli borglii thee? halli ine not made thee,

20 For when I shall lave brought them and established thee? nto the land which I sware into their fathers, 7 | Remember ile days of old, consider hat floweth with milk and boney, and they the years of many generations : ask thy fa. dall have eaten, and filled themselves, and ther, and he wili shew thee; thy elders, and waven fat; then will they turn unto other they will tell thee? gods, and serve them, and provoke me, ana Ś When the most Higli divided to tie nabreak my covenant.

tions their inleritance, when he separated thic 21 And it shall come to pass. when many sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people evils and troubles are betallen them, that this according to the number of the children of song shall testify against them as a witness ; Israel: for it sliall not be forgotten out of the mouths

Store Lord's portion is liis people, of their seed: for I know their imagination Jacob is we lot of his inheritance. which they go about, even now, before I have 10 He found him in a desert land, and in brought them into the land which I sware. the waste howling wilderness ; le led liin

22 Moses therefore wrote this song the same about, lie instructed hinr, he kept luim as ike. day, and taught it the children of Israel. apple of his eye.

23 1 And he gave Joshua the son of Nun 11 As an eagle stirreth up her nest, Alutien 2 charge, and said, Be strong, and of a good eth over lier young, spreadeth abroad her courage : for thou shalt bring the children of wings, taketh them, beareth them on her Israel into the land which I sware unto them: wings ; and I will be with thee.

12 So the Lord alone did lead liin, and 24 1 And it came to pass, when Moses had there was no strange god with him. made an end of writing the words of this law 13 He made him ride on the higli places of in a book, until they were finished, the earth, that he might eat the increase of

25 That Moses commanded the Levites, (the fields"; and he made hun to suck honey which bare the ark of the covenant or the out of the rock, and oil out of the finty rock: LORD, saying,

14 Butter of kine, and milk of sheep, with

fat of lambs, ant rains of the breed of Bashan, are grapes of gall, their clusters are histor

33 Theis wine and goats, with the lat of kidneys ol' wheat;

the poison of draw UHH, and hou diilit drink the pure blood of the and tig cruel venom of asys. grape.

31 Is not this laid up in store with me, and 15 But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: sealed ap among my ireasures? inou art waxen lat, thou art growu Urick, 35 To me inlunyeth vengeance and recoin. thou art covered with fatness ; then he tor- pence; their foot shail slide in iiue time : for sook God which made him, and lightly es- the day of their calamity is al land, and the teemned the Rock of his salvation.

things that shall come upon them make haste 16 They provokell him to jealousy with 30 For the Lord shiul judge liis people, 'trange gous, with abominations provoked and repent himself for his servants, when he hev him to anger.

seeth that their power is gone, and there is 17 They sacrificed unto devils, not to God; none shut up, or leti. to 9,«!s whom they knew not, to new gods

37 And he shall say, Where are their gods, twt came newly up, wlion your fathers their rock in whom they trusled; feared noil.

33 11 lichi did cat the lat of iheir sacrifices, 18 Of the Rock i!lai begat thee thou art and drank the wine of their drink-otieringu? unmindful, and liast forgotten God that form- let them rise up and help you, und be your ed thee.

protection. 19 1 And when the Lord saw it, he ab- 39 See now that I, erm I, am be, and there horred them, because of the provoking of liis is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; sons and of lois daughters.

I wound, and I heal: neither is there any 20 And he said, I will hide my face from that can deliver out of my band. them, I will see what their oud shall be : for 40 For I lift up my hand to heaven, ani they are a very froward generation, children say, I live for ever. in whom is no faith,

41 Ifl ulpt mygluterinig sword, and mine 21 They have moved me to jealousy will hand take hold on judgment, I will render that which is not God; they have provokeri vengeance to mine cnemies, and will reway, me to anger with their vanities : and I will be that late ine. move them to jealousy with those which are. 12 I will make inine arrows drunk witi not a people; 'I will provoke them to anger blood, and my sword sbal} devour flesh; an with a foolish nation.

thar with the blood of the slain, and of time 22 F'or a fire is kindled in mine anger, and captives, froin the beginning of revenges up shall burn into the lowest bell, and shall con- the enemy. sume the earth with her increase, and set on 43 Rejoice, Oye nations, rrith his people fire the foundations of the mountains. for be will avenge the blood of liis servants,

23 I will heap mischiefs upon them; I will and will reader vengeance to liis adversaries spend mine arrows upon them.

and will be merciful unto his land, and to liin 2+ They shull be burnt with hunger, and people. devoured ivith burning heal, and with litter 41 | And loses came and spake all the destruction : I will also send the teeth of words of this song in the cars of the people beasts upon them, with the poison of serpents he and Iloslıca the son of Nun, of the dist.

4.) Anil Moses made an end of speaking 25 Tlie sword without, anzi terror within, all these words to all Israe! . shall destroy both the young man and the 46 And he said into them, Set your hearts virgin, the suckiing also, with the man of unio all the words which I testify among you

this day, which ye shall command your chil26 I said I would scatter them into corners, dren to observe to do, all the words of this law. I would make the reniembrance of thein 10 47 For it is not a vain thing for you ; be. cease from among men;

cause it is your life : and through this thing 2. Were it not that I feared the wrath or ye shall prolong your days in the lanıl whis the enemy, lest their adversaries should be ther ye go over Jordan 1o possess il. have theinselves strangely, and test they 48 | And the LORD spake unto Moses should say, Our land is high, and the Lord that seli-same day, saying, hath not done all this.

:19 Get thee up into this mountain Abarim, 23 For they are a nation void of counsel, 2-uto mount Nebo, which is in the land on Aeillier is there any understanding in them. Aleah, that is over against Jericho, and be.

29 Oh that they were wise, tlut they un- bold the land of Canaan, whic!: I give uncu flerstood this, thai they would consider their the children oi Israel for a possessioit; latter end!

50 And die in the mount whither thou 30 How should one cliase a thousand, and goest up, and be gathered into thy people Iwo put tea thousand to fight, except their as Aaron thy brother died in mount I'lor, Rock had sold them, and live Lord had shut and was gathered unto inis people: them up?

51 Because ye trespassed against me among 31 For their rock is not as our Rock, even the children of Israel at the waters of Meri. our enemies themselves being judges. bah-kadesh, in the wilderness of Zin ; be

9. For their vine is of the vineer Sodom, cause ye sanctified me not in the midst of line and of the fields of Gomorrah : their grapes children of Israel.

gray hairs.

52 Yet thou shalt see the land before thee; are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they but thou shalt not go thither unto the land are the thousands of Manasseh. which I give the children of Israel.

18 | And of Zebulun lie said, Rejoice, CHAP. XXXIII.

Zebulun, in thy going out; and, Issachar, is in my tents. the man of God blessed the children of 19 They shall call the people unto the Israel before liis death.

mountain; there they shall offer sacrifices of "? And he said, the Lord came from Si- righteousness: for they shall suck of the nai, and rose up from Seir unto them; he abundance of the seas, and of treasures bid shined forth liom mount Paran, and he came in the sand. with ten thousands of saints : from his right 20 | And of Gad he said, Blessed be he that bard went a fiery law for them.

enlargeth Gad: he dwelietli as a lion, and 3 Yea, he loved the people; all his saints/teareih the arm with the crown of the head. wr2 in thy hand ; and ihey sat down at thy 21 And lie provided the first part for him. leer; erery ine shall receive of thy words. self, because there, in a portion of the law.

4 Moses commanded us a law, even the giver, was he seated; and he came with the whertance of the congregation of Jacob. heads of the people, he executed the justice

5 And he was king in Jeshurun, when the of the Lord, ond bis judgments, with beads of the people and the tribes of Israel Israel. were gathered together.

22 1 And of Dan he said, Dan is a lion's 6 Let Reuben live, and not die; and let whelp: he shal! leap from Bashan. not his men be few.

23'And of Naphtali he said, O Naphtai ! And this is the blessing of Judalı: and li, satisfied with favour, and full with the he said, Hear LORD, the voice of Judah, blessing of the LORD; possess thou the west and bring bim unto his people : let his hands and the south. he sufficient for him; and be thoni an help to 24 || And of Asher he said, Let Asher be him from his enemies.

blessed with children; let him be acceptable to 8 11 And of Levi lie said, Let thy Thummim bis brethren, and let liim dip his foot in oil. and thy Uriin be with thy boly one, whora 25 Thy slices shall be iron and brass; and thou didst prove at Massab, und with whom as thy days, so shull this strength be. thou didst strive at the waters of Meribalı; 261 There is none like unto the God of

9 Who said unto liis father and to his Jesliurun, rcho rideth mpon the liraven in thy mother, I have not seen him ; neither did he belp, and in his excellency on the sky. acknowledge his brethren, nor kuew liis own 27 The eterual God is thy refuge, and un. chiluren: for they have observed thy word, derneatio are tie everlasting arnis : and he and kept thy covenant.

shall thrust out the enemy from before thee, 10 They shall teach Jacob thy judgments, and shall say, Destroy them. and Israel thy law: they shall put incense 28 Israel then shall dwell in safety alone: before thee, and whole burnt-sacrifice upon the fountain of Jacob shall be upon i land of thine altar.

corn and wine; also bis heavens shall drop 11 Bless, Lorn, bis suhstance, and accept down dew. the work of liis hands : smite through the 29 Happy art thou, O Israel : wlio is like loins oi'them that rise against bion, and of unto three, O people saved by the Lord, the thrm that hate liim, that they rise not again. shield of thy help, and who is the sword of

12 ! And of Benjamin he saini, The belov.thy excellency! and thine enemics sliall be ed of the Lord sholdwell in safety by him ; foind liars unio thice, and thou shall tread and the LORD shall cover hiin all the day upon their higli places. long, and he shalldwell between his shoulders.

CHAP. XXXIV. Loup le his land, for the precious things of Moab unto the mountain of Nebo, to Leaven, for the dew, and for the deep that the top of Pisgalı, that is over against Jeri. coucheth beneath,

cho: and the LORD shewed him all the land It And for the precious fruits brought of Gilead, unto Dan, forth by the sun, and for the precious things 2 And all Naplitali, and the land of pui forth by the roon,

Ephraim, and Manassebi, and all the land of 15 And for the chief things of the ancient Judalı, unto the yłmust sea, mountains, and for the precious things of the 3 And the soutli, and the plain of the valley lasting bills,

of Jericho, the city of palin-urees, unto Zoar. 16 And for the precious things of the 4. And the Lord said uni him, I his is eartlı, aud fuiness thercof; and for the good the land which I sware unto Abraham, unto will of him that dwell in the bush: lei the Isaac, and unto Jacob, saying, I will give it blessing come upon the head of Joseph, and unto thy seed : I have caused thee to see il upon the top of the head of him that was sep- with thine eyes, but thou shall not go over arated from his brethren.

thitler. 17 His glory is like tbe firstling of his bul- 5 So Moses, the servant of the LORD, Sock, and luis biorns are like the borns of uni-died there in the land of Moab, according to curns: with then he shall push the people the word of the LORD. together lo ihre ends of the earth : and they S And he buriod him in a ralley in the lana of Moab, over against Betli-peor: but no man Israel hearkened unto him, and did as the knoweth of his sepulclire unto this day. LORD commanded Moses.

7 | And Moses wus an hundred and twen- 10 9 And there arose not a prophet since ty years vlá wlien he died : his eye was not in Israel like unto Moses, whom the LORD dim, nor luis naturai force abated.

knew face to face ; 8'i And the children of Israel wept for 11 In all the signs and the wonders which Moses in the plains of Moab lliirey days: so the Lord sent hiin to do in the land of the days of weeping and mourning for Moses Egypt to Pliaraoh, and to all his servants, were ended.

and to all his land, 91 And Joshua the sou or Nun was full 12 And in all that mighty liand, and in all of the spirit of wisduin; for Moses bad laid the great terror which Moses shewed in the kis hands upon him : and the children of siglii of all Israel.

I The Book of JOSHUA.
CHAP. I.

servant of the Lord commanded you, say. NOW, after the death of Moses, the ser-ing, The LORD your God hath given you the LORD spake unto Joshua the son of Nun, 1 ! Your wives, your little ones, and your Moses' minister, saying,

cattle, shall remain in the land which Moses 2 Moses my servant is dead; now there- gave you on this side Jordan; but

ye

shall fore arise, go over this Jordan, ilou, and all pass before your brethren armed, all the this people, unto the land which I do give lo miglity men of valour, and help them, thein, eren to the children of Israrl.

i5 Úntil the Lorp lave given your breth3 1 Every place that the sole of your foot ren rest, as he hath giren you, and they also shall treaul upon, that have I given urto you, have possessed the land which the LORD as I said unto Moses.

your God giveth them; then ye shall return 4 From the wilderness and this Lebanon, unto the land of your possession, and enjoy it, even unto the great river, ihe river Euphra- which Moses, the Lord's servant, gave y-sti tes, all the land of the Hittites, and unio the on this side Jordan, toward the sưn-rising. great sea, toward the going down of the sun, 16 11 And they answered Joshua, saying, all shall be your coast.

that thou commandest us we will do, and 5 1 There shall not any man be able to whichersoever thiou sendest us we will go. rand before thee all the days of thy life. As 17 According as we hearkened unto Moses I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: 1 in all things, so will we hearken unto thee. will not fail cree, nor forsake thee. only the Lord thy God be with thee as he

6 Be strong, and of a good courage; for was with Moses. u to this people shalt thou divide for an in- 18 Whosoever he be that doth rebel against heritance i!ie land which I sware unto their thy conimandinent, and will not bearken failiers to give then.

unto thy words, in all that thou commandest 7 Only be thou strong, and very coura- biin, lie shall be put to death : only be strong, flous, that thou mayest observe to do ac- aud of a good courage, cording to all the law wlich Moses my ser

CHAP. II. vant commanded thee: turn not froin it to the right hand or to the left that thou may

Shillim two men to spy secretly, saying, est prosper whithersoever lliou goest. Go view the land, even Jericho. And they

8 This book of the law shall not depart out went, and came into an harlot's house, naof thy mouth ; but thou shalt meditale there- med Raliab, and lodged there. in day and night, that thou mayest observe 2 And it was told the king of Jericho, sarto do according to all that is written therein: Jing, Behold, there came men in bither tofor then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, night of the children of Israel, lo search out and thien thou shall have good success.

9 Have not I commanded thee? Be strong, 3 And the king of Jericho sent ur:to Raand of a good courage; be not afraid, nei- nab, saying, Bring forth the men that are ther be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy come to thee, which are entered into thine God is with thee whithersoover tho'i goesi. house: for they be coine to search oui ail

10 ? Tuen joshua commanded the olivers the country. of the people, saying,

4 And the wo.nan took the two men, and 11 l'ass througli the bosl, and coinmand hid them, and said thus, There came men the people, saying, Prepare you victuals ; for unto me, but I wist not whence they were · within ihree days ye shall pass over iliis Jor- 5 And it came to pass, about the time of dan, to go in to possess the land, which the shutting of the gate, when it was dark, that LORD your God giveth you to possess it. the inen went ou: ; wbitler ile nies went

12 4 And to the Reubenites, and to the I wot not : pursue after thein q.uickly; for ye Gadires, and to half the tribe of Manasseli, shall overtake thicm. wake Josliua, caynig,

6 But she had brought them up to the roof 13 Reineinber the word which Moses, thel of the house, and bic them with the stalks of

the country,

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