The use of the silver trumpets.
Numbers 10:1 And the Lorde spake vnto Moyses, saying: Numbers 10:2 Make thee two trumpettes of siluer: of an whole peece shalt thou make them, that thou mayest vse them to call the congregation together, and when the campe shall iourney. Numbers 10:3 And when they shal blowe with them, all the multitude shall resort to thee before the doore of the tabernacle of the congregation. Numbers 10:4 And if they blowe but one trumpet, then the princes which are heades ouer the thousandes of Israel shall come vnto thee. Numbers 10:5 But if ye blowe an alarme, the hoastes that lye on the east partes shall go forwarde. Numbers 10:6 And if ye blowe the alarme the second tyme, the hoast that lyeth on the south side shall take their iourney: for they shall blowe an alarme when they take their iourneyes. Numbers 10:7 But when the congregation is to be gathered together, they shall blowe without an alarme. Numbers 10:8 And the sonnes of Aaron the priestes shall blowe with their trumpettes, and ye shall haue them as a lawe for euer in your generations. Numbers 10:9 And if ye go to warre in your lande agaynst your enemies that vexe you, ye shall blowe an alarme with the trumpettes, and ye shalbe remembred before the Lorde your God, to be saued from your enemies. Numbers 10:10 Also in the day of your gladnesse, and in your feast dayes, & in the begynnyng of your monethes, ye shall blowe the trumpettes ouer your burnt sacrifices and peace offerynges, that they may be a remembraunce for you before your God: I am the Lorde your God.
The Israelites remove from Sinai to Paran.
Numbers 10:11 And it came to passe the twentith day of the seconde moneth in the seconde yere, that the cloude was taken vp from of the tabernacle of the testimonie. Numbers 10:12 And the children of Israel toke their iourney out of the desert of Sinai, and the cloude rested in the wildernesse of Pharan. Numbers 10:13 And they first toke their iourney at the mouth of the Lorde by the hande of Moyses.
The order of their march.
Numbers 10:14 In the first place went the standerde of the hoast of the children of Iuda accordyng to their armies: whose captayne was Nahasson the sonne of Aminadab. Numbers 10:15 And ouer the hoast of the tribe of the children of Isachar, was Nathanael the sonne of Zuar. Numbers 10:16 And ouer the hoast of the tribe of the chyldren of Zabulon, was Eliab the sonne of Helon. Numbers 10:17 And the tabernacle was take downe, and the sonnes of Gerson and Merari went foorth bearing the tabernacle.
Numbers 10:18 And the hoast of Ruben went foorth with their standerd and armies, whose captaine was Elizur ye sonne of Sedeur. Numbers 10:19 And ouer the hoast of the tribe of the chyldren of Simeon, was Salamiel the sonne of Suri Saddai. Numbers 10:20 And ouer the hoast of the tribe of the chyldren of Gad, was Eliasaph the sonne of Duel. Numbers 10:21 The Caathites also went forwarde and bare the sanctuarie, & the other dyd set vp the tabernacle against they came.
Numbers 10:22 And the standerd of the hoast of the chyldren of Ephraim went foorth accordyng to their armies, whose captayne was Elisama the sonne of Ammiud. Numbers 10:23 And ouer the hoast of the tribe of the sonnes of Manasse, was Gamaliel the sonne of Pedazur. Numbers 10:24 And ouer the hoast of the tribe of the sonnes of Beniamin, was Abidan the sonne of Gedeon.
Numbers 10:25 And the standerd of the hoast of the children of Dan came foorth (gathering all the hoastes together) throughout their armies, whose captaine was Ahiezer the sonne of Ammi Saddai. Numbers 10:26 And ouer the hoast of the tribe of the chyldren of Aser, was Pagiel the sonne of Ochran. Numbers 10:27 And ouer the hoast of the tribe of the chyldren of Nephthali, was Ahira the sonne of Enan. Numbers 10:28 These are the iourneys of the chyldren of Israel throughout their armies, and thus the hoastes remoued.
Hobab is intreated by Moses not to leave them.
Numbers 10:29 And Moyses sayde vnto Hobab the sonne of Raguel the Madiamte, which was Moyses father in lawe: We go vnto the place of whiche the Lorde sayde, I wyll geue it you. Come thou therefore with vs, and we wyll do thee good: for the Lorde hath promised good vnto Israel. Numbers 10:30 And he aunswered hym: I wyll not go, but wyl depart to mine owne lande, and to my kinred. Numbers 10:31 He said: Oh nay, leaue vs not, for thou knowest our mansions in the wyldernesse, and thou mayest be to vs in steade of eyes. Numbers 10:32 And if thou go with vs, looke what goodnesse the Lorde sheweth vnto vs, the same wyll we shewe vnto thee.
The blessing of Moses at the removing and resting of the Ark.
Numbers 10:33 And they departed from the mount of the Lorde three dayes iourney, and the arke of the couenaunt of the Lorde went before them in ye three dayes iourney, to search out a resting place for the. Numbers 10:34 And the cloude of the Lorde was vppon them by day, when they went out of the campe. Numbers 10:35 And when ye arke went foorth, Moyses sayde: Rise vp Lorde, and let thine enemies be scattered, and let them that hate thee, flee before thee. Numbers 10:36 And when the arke rested, he sayde: Returne O Lord, vnto the many thousandes of Israel.