Chapter 33

Review of the Journey from Egypt to Jordan

1 These are the journeys of the sons of Israel, by which they came out from the land of Egypt by their armies, under athe 1leadership of Moses and Aaron.

2 Moses recorded their starting places according to their journeys by the 1command of the Lord, and these are their journeys according to their starting places.

3 aThey journeyed from Rameses in the first month, on the fifteenth day of the first month; on the 1next day after the Passover the sons of Israel bstarted out 2boldly in the sight of all the Egyptians,

4 while the Egyptians were burying all their firstborn whom the Lord had struck down among them. The Lord had also executed judgments aon their gods.

5 Then athe sons of Israel journeyed from Rameses and camped in Succoth.

6 aThey journeyed from Succoth and camped in Etham, which is on the edge of the wilderness.

7 aThey journeyed from Etham and turned back to Pi-hahiroth, which faces Baal-zephon, and they camped before Migdol.

8 aThey journeyed 1from before Hahiroth and passed through the midst of the sea into the wilderness; and bthey went three days’ journey in the wilderness of Etham and camped at Marah.

9 aThey journeyed from Marah and came to Elim; and in Elim there were twelve springs of water and seventy palm trees, and they camped there.

10 They journeyed from Elim and camped by the 1Red Sea.

11 They journeyed from the 1Red Sea and camped in athe wilderness of Sin.

12 They journeyed from the wilderness of Sin and camped at Dophkah.

13 They journeyed from Dophkah and camped at Alush.

14 They journeyed from Alush and camped aat Rephidim; now it was there that the people had no water to drink.

15 They journeyed from Rephidim and camped in athe wilderness of Sinai.

16 They journeyed from the wilderness of Sinai and camped at aKibroth-hattaavah.

17 They journeyed from Kibroth-hattaavah and camped at aHazeroth.

18 They journeyed from Hazeroth and camped at Rithmah.

19 They journeyed from Rithmah and camped at Rimmon-perez.

20 They journeyed from Rimmon-perez and camped at aLibnah.

21 They journeyed from Libnah and camped at Rissah.

22 They journeyed from Rissah and camped in Kehelathah.

23 They journeyed from Kehelathah and camped at Mount Shepher.

24 They journeyed from Mount Shepher and camped at Haradah.

25 They journeyed from Haradah and camped at Makheloth.

26 They journeyed from Makheloth and camped at Tahath.

27 They journeyed from Tahath and camped at Terah.

28 They journeyed from Terah and camped at Mithkah.

29 They journeyed from Mithkah and camped at Hashmonah.

30 They journeyed from Hashmonah and camped at aMoseroth.

31 They journeyed from Moseroth and camped at Bene-jaakan.

32 They journeyed from aBene-jaakan and camped at Hor-haggidgad.

33 They journeyed from Hor-haggidgad and camped at aJotbathah.

34 They journeyed from Jotbathah and camped at Abronah.

35 They journeyed from Abronah and camped at aEzion-geber.

36 They journeyed from Ezion-geber and camped in the wilderness of aZin, that is, Kadesh.

37 They journeyed from Kadesh and camped at aMount Hor, bat the edge of the land of Edom.

38 aThen Aaron the priest went up to Mount Hor at the 1command of the Lord, and died there in the fortieth year after the sons of Israel had come from the land of Egypt, on the first day in the fifth month.

39 Aaron was one hundred twenty-three years old when he died on Mount Hor.

40 Now the Canaanite, the king of aArad 1who lived in the 2Negev in the land of Canaan, heard of the coming of the sons of Israel.

41 Then they journeyed from Mount Hor and camped at Zalmonah.

42 They journeyed from Zalmonah and camped at Punon.

43 They journeyed from Punon and camped at aOboth.

44 They journeyed from Oboth and camped at Iye-abarim, at the border of Moab.

45 They journeyed from Iyim and camped at Dibon-gad.

46 They journeyed from Dibon-gad and camped at Almon-diblathaim.

47 They journeyed from Almon-diblathaim and camped in the mountains of aAbarim, before Nebo.

48 They journeyed from the mountains of Abarim and acamped in the plains of Moab by the Jordan opposite Jericho.

49 They camped by the Jordan, from Beth-jeshimoth as far as aAbel-shittim in the plains of Moab.

Law of Possessing the Land

50 Then the Lord spoke to Moses in the plains of Moab by the Jordan opposite Jericho, saying,

51 “Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, ‘aWhen you cross over the Jordan into the land of Canaan,

52 then you shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and adestroy all their figured stones, and destroy all their molten images and demolish all their high places;

53 aand you shall take possession of the land and live in it, for I have given the land to you to possess it.

54 ‘aYou shall inherit the land by lot according to your families; to the larger you shall give more inheritance, and to the smaller you shall give less inheritance. Wherever the lot falls to anyone, that shall be his. You shall inherit according to the tribes of your fathers.

55 ‘But if you do not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you, then it shall come about that those whom you let remain of them will become aas pricks in your eyes and as thorns in your sides, and they will trouble you in the land in which you live.

56 ‘And as I plan to do to them, so I will do to you.’ ”


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