The LORD bless you, and keep you; the LORD make His face shine on you, and be gracious to you; the LORD lift up His Countenance on you, and give you peace. -- 6:24-26

Now the man Moses was very humble, more than any man who was on the face of the earth. -- 12:3

The land which we passed through to  spy out is an      exceedingly good land.  If the LORD is pleased with us, then He will bring us into this land and give it to us -- a land which flows with milk and honey. 
-- 14:7-8

The LORD is slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, forgiving iniquity and trans- gression. -- 14:18

If a serpent bit any man, when he looked to the bronze    serpent, he lived. -- 21:9

Spring up, O well! -- 21:17

God is not a man, that He should lie, nor a son of man, that He should repent; has He said, and will He not do it? Or has He spoken, and will He not  make it good?--  23:19

A star shall come forth from Jacob, a scepter shall rise from Israel. -- 24:17

You have sinned against the LORD, and be sure your sin will find you out. -- 32:23



     Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, "Speak to 
     Aaron and to his sons, saying, 'Thus you shall bless 
     the sons of Israel. You shall say to them: "The LORD 
     bless you, and keep you; the LORD make His face 
     shine on you, and be gracious to you; the LORD lift 
     up His countenance on you, and give you peace."'
     So they shall invoke My name on the sons of Israel, 
     and I then will bless them." -- 6:22-27


     When you go to war in your land against the 
     adversary who attacks you, then you shall sound 
     an alarm with the trumpets, that you may be 
     remembered before the LORD your God, and be
     saved from your enemies.  Also in the day of your 
     gladness and in your appointed feasts, and on 
     the first days of your months, you shall blow the 
     trumpets over your burnt offerings, and over the 
     sacrifices of your peace offerings; and they shall
     be as a reminder of you before your God. I am the 
     LORD your God." -- 10:9-10


     Then it came about when the ark set out that Moses
     said, "Rise up, O LORD! And let Your enemies be
     scattered, and let those who hate You flee before 
     You."  When it came to rest, he said, "Return, O 
     LORD, to the myriad thousands of Israel." -- 10:35-36 


     All the sons of Israel grumbled against Moses and 
     Aaron; and the whole congregation said to them, 
     "Would that we had died in the land of Egypt!  Or
     would that we had died in this wilderness!  Why is 
     the LORD bringing us into this land, to fall by the 
     sword?  Our wives and our little ones will become 
     plunder; would it not be better for us to return to 
     Egypt?"  So they said to one another, "Let us appoint
     a leader and return to Egypt."  Then Moses and 
     Aaron fell on their faces in the presence of all the
     assembly of the congregation of the sons of Israel.
     Joshua the son of Nun and Caleb the son of 
     Jephunneh, of those who had spied out the land, 
     tore their clothes; and they spoke to all the 
     congregation of the sons of Israel, saying, "The 
     land which we passed through to  spy out is an 
     exceedingly good land.  If the LORD is pleased 
     with us, then He will bring us into this land and 
     give it to us -- a land which flows with milk and 
     honey.  Only do not rebel against the LORD; and
     do not fear the people of the land, for they will be 
     our prey. Their protection has been removed from 
     them, and the LORD is with us; do not fear them."
     -- 14:2-9


     But now, I pray, let the power of the Lord be great, 
     just as You have declared,  the LORD is slow to 
     anger and abundant in lovingkindness, forgiving
     iniquity and transgression; but He will by no means 
     clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on
     the children to the third and the fourth generations.
     Pardon, I pray, the iniquity of this people according
     to the greatness of Your lovingkindness, just as You
     also have forgiven this people, from Egypt even until 
     now. -- 14:17-19


     There was no water for the congregation, and they
     assembled themselves against Moses and Aaron.
     The people thus contended with Moses and spoke, 
     saying, "If only we had perished when our brothers
     perished before the LORD!  Why then have you 
     brought the LORD'S assembly into this wilderness,
     for us and our beasts to die here?  Why have you
     made us come up from Egypt, to bring us in to this 
     wretched place?  It is not a place of grain or figs or 
     vines or pomegranates, nor is there water to drink."
     Then Moses and Aaron came in from the presence
     of the assembly to the doorway of the tent of meeting 
     and fell on their faces. Then the glory of the LORD
     appeared to them; and the LORD spoke to Moses,
     saying, "Take the rod; and you and your brother
    Aaron assemble the congregation and speak to the 
     rock before their eyes, that it may yield its water. 
     You shall thus bring forth water for them out of the 
     rock and let the congregation and their beasts 
     drink."  So Moses took the rod from before the 
     LORD, just as He had commanded him; and Moses 
     and Aaron gathered the assembly before the rock.
     And he said to them, "Listen now, you rebels; shall
     we bring forth water for you out of this rock?"  Then
     Moses lifted up his hand and struck the rock twice 
     with his rod; and water came forth abundantly, and
     the congregation and their beasts drank.  But the 
     LORD said to Moses and Aaron, "Because you have 
     not believed Me, to treat Me as holy in the sight of
     the sons of Israel, therefore you shall not bring this 
     assembly into the land which I have given them."
     Those were the waters of Meribah, because the 
     sons of Israel contended with the LORD, and He
     proved Himself holy among them. -- 20:2-13


     Then they set out from Mount Hor by the way of the
     Red Sea, to go around the land of Edom; and the
     people became impatient because of the journey.
     The people spoke against God and Moses, "Why 
     have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the
     wilderness? For there is no food and no water, and 
     we loathe this miserable food."  The LORD sent fiery 
     serpents among the people and they bit the people,
     so that many people of Israel died.  So the people
     came to Moses and said, "We have sinned, because 
     we have spoken against the LORD and you; intercede 
     with the LORD, that He may remove the serpents 
     from us."  And Moses interceded for the people.
     Then the LORD said to Moses,  "Make a fiery 
     serpent, and set it on a standard; and it shall come 
     about, that everyone who is bitten, when he looks
     at it, he will live."  And Moses made a bronze serpent 
     and set it on the standard; and it came about, that if
     a serpent bit any man, when he looked to the bronze
     serpent, he lived. -- 21:4-9


     The LORD said to Moses, "Assemble the people, 
     that I may give them water."  Then Israel sang this
     song: "Spring up, O well! Sing to it!  The well, which
     the leaders sank, which the nobles of the people 
     dug, with the scepter and with their staffs." -- 21:16-18


     When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she 
     lay down under Balaam; so Balaam was angry and
     struck the donkey with his stick.  And the LORD 
     opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said to 
     Balaam, "What have I done to you, that you have 
     struck me these three times?"  Then Balaam said 
     to the donkey, "Because you have made a mockery 
     of me! If there had been a sword in my hand, I would
     have killed you by now."  The donkey said to 
     Balaam, "Am I not your donkey on which you have 
     ridden all your life to this day? Have I ever been 
     accustomed to do so to you?"  And he said, "No."
     Then the LORD opened the eyes of Balaam, and he 
     saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way with
     his drawn sword in his hand; and he bowed all the 
     way to the ground.  The angel of the LORD said to
     him, "Why have you struck your donkey these three
     times? Behold, I have come out as an adversary, 
     because your way was contrary to me. But the 
     donkey saw me and turned aside from me these
     three times. If she had not turned aside from me, I
     would surely have killed you just now, and let her 
     live." -- 22:27-33


     How shall I curse whom God has not cursed? And 
     how can I denounce whom the LORD has not
     denounced?  As I see him from the top of the rocks, 
     and I look at him from the hills; behold, a people who
     dwells apart, and will not be reckoned among the 
     nations.  Who can count the dust of Jacob, or
     number the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the 
     death of the upright, and let my end be like his!"
     -- 23:8-10 

     How fair are your tents, O Jacob, your dwellings, O
     Israel!  Like valleys that stretch out, like gardens 
     beside the river, like aloes planted by the LORD, 
     like cedars beside the waters.  Water will flow from
     his buckets, and his seed will be by many waters, 
     and his king shall be higher than Agag, and his 
     kingdom shall be exalted.  God brings him out of 
     Egypt, He is for him like the horns of the wild ox.
     He will devour the nations who are his adversaries, 
     and will crush their bones in pieces, and shatter 
     them with his arrows.  He couches, he lies down as
     a lion, and as a lion, who dares rouse him? Blessed
     is everyone who blesses you, and cursed is everyone
     who curses you. -- 24:5-9

     I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near; 
     a star shall come forth from Jacob, a scepter shall
     rise from Israel, and shall crush through the
     forehead of Moab, and tear down all the sons of 
     Sheth.  Edom shall be a possession, Seir, its enemies,
     also will be a possession, while Israel performs 
     valiantly.  One from Jacob shall have dominion, and
     will destroy the remnant from the city."  -- 24:17-19


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Background:  "Moses and the Brazen Serpent," by Sebastien Bourdon