If you deliver this people into my hand, i will put their cities under the ban. Keil and delitzsch biblical commentary on the old testament the israelites then vowed to the lord, that if he would give this people into their hands, they would ban their cities. The book has a long and complex history, but its final form is. Working preacher is a ministry brought to you by luther seminary. Why it is said in the book of the wars of the lord, what he did in the red sea, and in the brooks of arnon, in the book. Now balak the son of zippor saw all that israel had done to the amorites.
Numbers 21 niv arad destroyed when the canaanite bible. And the lord spake unto moses and unto aaron, saying, 4. For the arnon is the frontier of moab, between the moabites and the amorites. We will go by the kings highway until we have passed through your territory. Yahweh will soon command joshua to commission joshua as his successor 27. The working preacher team believes that god uses good biblical preaching to change lives. They are healed by looking on the brazen serpent, ver.
But the mere mention of a book by the bible doesnt mean that the book belongs in our bibles. This gorge in the desert begins in the territory of the amorites. Numbers, chapter 21 united states conference of catholic bishops. As such, the serpent of brass atop a pole was a dramatic, horrific symbol. Numbers 21 new international version niv arad destroyed. We have enlisted hundreds of friends biblical scholars, theologians, homileticians and pastors dedicated to the craft of biblical preaching to provide you timely, compelling and trustworthy content. The law includes the books of genesis, exodus, leviticus, numbers, and deuteronomy. Numbers 21 new international version niv dramatized audio. Waheb in suphah and the wadis of the arnon, 15 even the slopes of the wadis that extend to the site of ar and. Numbers, chapter 21 king james version christian answers. Wherefore it is said in the book of the wars of the lord, what he did in the red sea, and in the brooks of arnon, words detail. King arad the canaaniterather, the canaanite king of aradan ancient town on the southernmost borders of palestine, not far from kadesh. Theyve been in this same spot for about a year and now theyre getting ready to start out on their journey to this land flowing. The book of the wars of the lord this seems to have been some poem or narration of the wars and victories of the lord, either by.
Jesus said, as moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the son of man be lifted up. The meaning of this type, or sign of salvation, is explained in the book of wisdom. Numbers 21, new international version niv the bible app. And he seems to be called a canaanite in a general sense, as the amorites and others. In john chapter three jesus used a historical illustration to teach nicodemus about the importance of believing in his coming death. The book of numbers is coming to terms with the fact that the old generation will not. Christ jesus, in the likeness of sinful flesh, was made sin for us 2corinthians 5. Theyve been in this same spot for about a year and now theyre getting ready to start out on their journey to this land flowing with milk and honey that god keeps talking about.
The narrative of the snakes in chapter 21 is of a piece with these stories of. The chapter naturally falls into the following divisions. Then israel sang this beautiful little song was in accordance with the wants and feelings of travelling caravans in the east, where water is an occasion both of prayer and thanksgiving. Numbers 21 new international version niv dramatized.
The name was probably given to it afterwards see judges 9. They traveled from mount hor along the route to the red sea, to go around edom. Numbers 21 commentary james burton coffman commentaries on. For the 1973 american crime film, see book of numbers film. The south of canaan, towards the east, and near the dead sea of the spies not of those spies which moses sent to spy the land, for that was done thirty eight years before this, and.
Jesus uses the story in a similar way in johns gospel. Commentary on the book of numbers by matthew henry old. Numbers chapter 22 1 and when king arad the canaanite, which dwelt in the south, heard tell that israel came by the way of the spies. The journey to moab from there they moved on and camped on the other side of the arnon, in the wilderness that extends into the amorite territory. Tell the people of israel to bring you a red heifer without defect, in which there is no blemish, m and on which a yoke has never come. Take the sum of the sons of kohath from among the sons of. Mar 15, 2015 working preacher is a ministry brought to you by luther seminary. Now the arnon is the border between the moabites and the amorites. The book of numbers is the fourth of five parts which comprise what scripture calls the book of moses. Rolf jacobson, karoline lewis, david lose, and matt skinner for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for lent 4.
Then was jesus led up of the spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. Bible class book on numbers david padfield numbers, moses, old testament, bible class, workbook, study guide, israel, youth group, sunday school. And at the stream of the brooks that goeth down to the dwelling of ar, and lieth upon the border of moab. Numbers 21 bible commentary wesleys explanatory notes. The second episode of the bible series on the history channel focuses on the events of exodus through joshua that means numbers is tucked in there, too. The people murmur and are plagued with fiery serpents, ver. Study guide for numbers 21 by david guzik blue letter bible. Bible class book on numbers david padfield numbers, moses, old testament. Numbers 21, new king james version nkjv the bible app. This is the exact same place where the israelites have been hanging out since god freed them from slavery back in exodus. This incident takes place near the end of moses life and the conclusion of israels wandering in the wilderness. If you will deliver these people into our hands, we will totally destroy their cities. The book of numbers was named after the first key word bemidbar in hebrew scripture, which appropriately means in the desert, the place where the israelites spent forty years following the exodus.
The old serpent was the cause of death, temporal and spiritual. The direct route to moab through the valleys of edom being closed against them numbers 20. The book of numbers the new revised standard translation of this epic road trip. The book of numbers is the fourth book of the law of moses, also known as the torah or pentateuch. Read more of numbers 21 numbers 21 new international.1125 77 1012 1312 729 1079 1101 1551 1474 1500 1227 675 1139 1537 122 527 1174 607 1419 72 416 294 1577 530 1214 1378 298 590 526 479 674 694 682 640 191 134 770 1130 463 1025 584 1221