"An Account, Record"
1405 BC
Bible Division
A Record of Israel Wondering in the Wilderness
After receiving the Law and the Levitical rules for Holiness, Numbers records the spiritual battles that the Jews faced before God deemed them ready to approach the Promise Land.
4004 BC2021 AD
1490 BC — 1451 BC



Chapter Outline

1. The Census of Israel Totals 603550 Exempting Levites2. Arrangement of the Tribal Camps3. Levites Designated as Priests4. Duties of the Kohathites Gershonites Merahites5. Purity of the Camp; the Adultery Test6. The Vow of the Nazirite and the Priestly Blessing7. Offerings at the Tabernacle Dedication8. The Seven Lamps; Levites Set Apart; Retirement at Fifty9. The Passover and Cloud above the Tabernacle10. The Silver Trumpets; Israelites Leave Sinai11. Complaints of the People and Moses; Quail from the Lord; Plague12. Miriam and Aaron Complain against Moses13. The Twelve Spies Explore and Report on Canaan14. The People Rebel; Moses Pleads; Pardon and Rebuke15. More Offerings; Sabbath-Breaker Stoned; Tassels on Garments16. Rebellion of Korah Dathan and Abiram17. Aaron's Staff Buds18. Duties and Offerings for Priests 19. The Red Heifer and Water of Cleansing20. The Water of Meribah; Edom Denies Passage; Deaths of Miriam and Aaron21. Defeats of Arad Sihon and Og; The Bronze Snake22. Balak Sends for Balaam; Balaam and the Angel23. The Prophecies of Balaam24. The Prophecy from Peor25. Israelites Sin in Moab; Phinehas Intervenes26. The Second Census Totals 60173027. The Daughters of Zelophehad; Joshua to Succeed Moses28. Daily Sabbath and Monthly Offerings; Passover and Feast of Weeks29. Offerings of the Seventh Month30. The Law of Vows31. The Slaughter of the Midianites and Division of the Spoils32. Reubenites and Gadites Settle in Gilead33. Summary of Israel's Journey34. Borders of Canaan35. Designation of Cities for the Levites and Refuge36. Zelophehad's Daughters Marry

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