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Numbers 33 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Remembering Israel’s Journey
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:1 - This is the route the Israelites followed as they marched out of Egypt under the leadership of Moses and Aaron.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:2 - At the LORD’s direction, Moses kept a written record of their progress. These are the stages of their march, identified by the different places where they stopped along the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:3 - They set out from the city of Rameses in early spring—on the fifteenth day of the first month[fn]—on the morning after the first Passover celebration. The people of Israel left defiantly, in full view of all the Egyptians.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:4 - Meanwhile, the Egyptians were burying all their firstborn sons, whom the LORD had killed the night before. The LORD had defeated the gods of Egypt that night with great acts of judgment!
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:5 - After leaving Rameses, the Israelites set up camp at Succoth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:6 - Then they left Succoth and camped at Etham on the edge of the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:7 - They left Etham and turned back toward Pi-hahiroth, opposite Baal-zephon, and camped near Migdol.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:8 - They left Pi-hahiroth and crossed the Red Sea[fn] into the wilderness beyond. Then they traveled for three days into the Etham wilderness and camped at Marah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:9 - They left Marah and camped at Elim, where there were twelve springs of water and seventy palm trees.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:10 - They left Elim and camped beside the Red Sea.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:11 - They left the Red Sea and camped in the wilderness of Sin.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:12 - They left the wilderness of Sin and camped at Dophkah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:13 - They left Dophkah and camped at Alush.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:14 - They left Alush and camped at Rephidim, where there was no water for the people to drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:15 - They left Rephidim and camped in the wilderness of Sinai.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:16 - They left the wilderness of Sinai and camped at Kibroth-hattaavah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:17 - They left Kibroth-hattaavah and camped at Hazeroth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:18 - They left Hazeroth and camped at Rithmah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:19 - They left Rithmah and camped at Rimmon-perez.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:20 - They left Rimmon-perez and camped at Libnah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:21 - They left Libnah and camped at Rissah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:22 - They left Rissah and camped at Kehelathah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:23 - They left Kehelathah and camped at Mount Shepher.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:24 - They left Mount Shepher and camped at Haradah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:25 - They left Haradah and camped at Makheloth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:26 - They left Makheloth and camped at Tahath.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:27 - They left Tahath and camped at Terah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:28 - They left Terah and camped at Mithcah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:29 - They left Mithcah and camped at Hashmonah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:30 - They left Hashmonah and camped at Moseroth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:31 - They left Moseroth and camped at Bene-jaakan.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:32 - They left Bene-jaakan and camped at Hor-haggidgad.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:33 - They left Hor-haggidgad and camped at Jotbathah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:34 - They left Jotbathah and camped at Abronah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:35 - They left Abronah and camped at Ezion-geber.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:36 - They left Ezion-geber and camped at Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:37 - They left Kadesh and camped at Mount Hor, at the border of Edom.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:38 - While they were at the foot of Mount Hor, Aaron the priest was directed by the LORD to go up the mountain, and there he died. This happened in midsummer, on the first day of the fifth month[fn] of the fortieth year after Israel’s departure from Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:39 - Aaron was 123 years old when he died there on Mount Hor.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:40 - At that time the Canaanite king of Arad, who lived in the Negev in the land of Canaan, heard that the people of Israel were approaching his land.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:41 - Meanwhile, the Israelites left Mount Hor and camped at Zalmonah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:42 - Then they left Zalmonah and camped at Punon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:43 - They left Punon and camped at Oboth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:44 - They left Oboth and camped at Iye-abarim on the border of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:45 - They left Iye-abarim[fn] and camped at Dibon-gad.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:46 - They left Dibon-gad and camped at Almon-diblathaim.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:47 - They left Almon-diblathaim and camped in the mountains east of the river,[fn] near Mount Nebo.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:48 - They left the mountains east of the river and camped on the plains of Moab beside the Jordan River, across from Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:49 - Along the Jordan River they camped from Beth-jeshimoth as far as the meadows of Acacia[fn] on the plains of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:50 - While they were camped near the Jordan River on the plains of Moab opposite Jericho, the LORD said to Moses,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:51 - “Give the following instructions to the people of Israel: When you cross the Jordan River into the land of Canaan,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:52 - you must drive out all the people living there. You must destroy all their carved and molten images and demolish all their pagan shrines.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:53 - Take possession of the land and settle in it, because I have given it to you to occupy.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:54 - You must distribute the land among the clans by sacred lot and in proportion to their size. A larger portion of land will be allotted to each of the larger clans, and a smaller portion will be allotted to each of the smaller clans. The decision of the sacred lot is final. In this way, the portions of land will be divided among your ancestral tribes.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:55 - But if you fail to drive out the people who live in the land, those who remain will be like splinters in your eyes and thorns in your sides. They will harass you in the land where you live.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:56 - And I will do to you what I had planned to do to them.”
NLT Footnotes
This day in the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar occurred in late March, April, or early May.
Hebrew the sea.
Hebrew sea of reeds; also in 33:11.
The geographical name Sin is related to Sinai and should not be confused with the English word sin.
This day in the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar occurred in July or August.
As in 33:44; Hebrew reads Iyim, another name for Iye-abarim.
Or the mountains of Abarim; also in 33:48.
Hebrew as far as Abel-shittim.

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