Book 4 – Numbers

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Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him. But all the women children, that have not known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.

The Book of Numbers is a description of the Israelites’ forty years of wandering in the desert, including:

  • Assignment of military and religious responsibilities
  • Rules of conduct
  • The first trip to Canaan
  • The forty years of wandering
  • Rules for the inheritance of the Promised Land

It also includes several evocative stories, including:

  • The Shower of Quails
  • The Budding Rod
  • The Plague of Fiery Serpents
  • Balaam and his Donkey
  • The Slaughter of the Midianites