33 Here are the stages in the journeyf of the Israelites when they came out of Egyptg by divisions under the leadership of Moses and Aaron.h 2 At the Lord’s command Moses recordedi the stages in their journeyj. This is their journey by stages:
3 The Israelites set outk from Ramesesl on the fifteenth day of the first month, the day after the Passover.m They marched out defiantlyn in full view of all the Egyptians, 4 who were burying all their firstborn,o whom the Lord had struck down among them; for the Lord had brought judgmentp on their gods.q
5 The Israelites left Rameses and camped at Sukkoth.r
6 They left Sukkoth and camped at Etham, on the edge of the desert.s
9 They left Marah and went to Elim, where there were twelve springs and seventy palm trees, and they campedy there.
11 They left the Red Sea and camped in the Desert of Sin.a
14 They left Alush and camped at Rephidim, where there was no water for the people to drink.b
16 They left the Desert of Sinai and camped at Kibroth Hattaavah.e
17 They left Kibroth Hattaavah and camped at Hazeroth.f
20 They left Rimmon Perez and camped at Libnah.g
30 They left Hashmonah and camped at Moseroth.h
31 They left Moseroth and camped at Bene Jaakan.i
33 They left Hor Haggidgad and camped at Jotbathah.j
35 They left Abronah and camped at Ezion Geber.k
36 They left Ezion Geber and camped at Kadesh, in the Desert of Zin.l
37 They left Kadesh and camped at Mount Hor,m on the border of Edom.n 38 At the Lord’s command Aaron the priest went up Mount Hor, where he diedo on the first day of the fifth month of the fortieth yearp after the Israelites came out of Egypt.q 39 Aaron was a hundred and twenty-three years old when he died on Mount Hor.
43 They left Punon and camped at Oboth.u
44 They left Oboth and camped at Iye Abarim, on the border of Moab.v
48 They left the mountains of Abarimy and camped on the plains of Moabz by the Jordana across from Jericho.b 49 There on the plains of Moab they camped along the Jordan from Beth Jeshimothc to Abel Shittim.d
50 On the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jerichoe the Lord said to Moses, 51 “Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘When you cross the Jordan into Canaan,f 52 drive out all the inhabitants of the land before you. Destroy all their carved images and their cast idols, and demolish all their high places.g 53 Take possession of the land and settle in it, for I have given you the land to possess.h 54 Distribute the land by lot,i according to your clans.j To a larger group give a larger inheritance, and to a smaller group a smaller one.k Whatever falls to them by lot will be theirs. Distribute it according to your ancestral tribes.l
55 “ ‘But if you do not drive out the inhabitants of the land, those you allow to remain will become barbs in your eyes and thornsm in your sides. They will give you trouble in the land where you will live. 56 And then I will do to you what I plan to do to them.n’ ”
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