1 These are the words which Moses addressed to all Israel beyond the Jordan, in the desert, in the Arabah facing Suph, between Paran and Tophel, Laban, Hazeroth and Dizahab.
1Sam 25:1 Deut 33:2 Gen 21:21 Hab 3:3 Josh 9:1 Josh 9:10 Josh 22:4
2 It is eleven days' journey from Horeb by way of Mount Seir to Kadesh-Barnea.
Num 13:26 Num 32:8 Deut 9:23 Deut 1:44 Deut 2:4 Deut 2:8 Exod 3:1
3 It was in the fortieth year, on the first day of the eleventh month, that Moses told the Israelites everything that Yahweh had ordered him to tell them.
Num 33:38 Deut 4:1-2 Num 20:1
4 He had defeated Sihon king of the Amorites, who lived at Heshbon, and Og king of Bashan, who lived at Ashtaroth and Edrei.
Neh 9:22 Num 21:21-35 Deut 2:26-11 Josh 12:2-6 Josh 13:10-12 Ps 135:11 Ps 136:19-20
5 There, in Moab beyond the Jordan, Moses resolved to expound this Law. He said:
Deut 4:8 Deut 17:18-19 Deut 31:9 Deut 32:46
6 'Yahweh our God said to us at Horeb, "You have stayed long enough at this mountain.
Exod 3:1 Num 10:11-13 Deut 5:2 Exod 17:6 Exod 19:1-2
7 Move on, continue your journey, go to the highlands of the Amorites, to all those who live in the Arabah, in the highlands, in the lowlands, in the Negeb and in the coastland; go into Canaan and to Lebanon as far as the great River Euphrates.
Deut 11:24 Josh 10:40 1Chr 5:9 1Chr 18:3 2Sam 8:3 Amos 2:9 Deut 11:11
8 Look, that is the country I have given you; go and take possession of the country that Yahweh promised on oath to give to your ancestors, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, and to their descendants after them."
Gen 12:7 Gen 15:18 Gen 17:7-8 Gen 26:3-4 Gen 13:14-15 Gen 28:13-14 Gen 15:16
9 'At the same time, I told you, "I cannot be responsible for you by myself.
Exod 18:18 Num 11:11-14 Num 11:17
10 Yahweh your God has increased your numbers, until you are now as numerous as the stars of heaven.
Deut 10:22 Deut 28:62 Gen 15:5 Gen 22:17 Exod 32:13 1Chr 27:23 Exod 12:37
11 And Yahweh your God is going to increase you a thousand times more, and bless you as he has promised you.
2Sam 24:3 Num 6:27 Ps 115:14 Exod 32:13 Gen 22:17 Gen 15:5 Gen 26:4
12 So how can I cope by myself with the bitter burden that you are, and with your bickering?
1Kgs 3:7-9 2Cor 2:16 2Cor 3:5 Deut 1:9 Num 11:11-15 Ps 89:19 Exod 18:13-16
13 From each of your tribes pick wise, shrewd and experienced men for me to make your leaders."
Exod 18:21 Num 11:16-17 Acts 1:21-23 Acts 6:2-6
14 You replied, "Your plan is good."
15 So I took your tribal leaders, wise, experienced men, and appointed them to lead you, as captains of thousands, hundreds, fifties, tens, and as scribes for your tribes.
1Sam 8:12 1Sam 17:18 1Sam 22:7 Deut 16:18 Eph 4:11 Exod 18:25-26 Num 31:14
16 At that same time I told your judges, "You must give your brothers a fair hearing and see justice done between one person and his brother or the foreigner living with him.
John 7:24 Deut 16:18-19 Lev 24:22 1Thess 2:11 1Tim 5:21 1Tim 6:17 2Chr 19:6-10
17 You must be impartial in judgement and give an equal hearing to small and great alike. Do not be afraid of any human person, for the verdict is God's. Should a case be too difficult, bring it for me to hear.
Exod 18:26 2Chr 19:6 Deut 16:19 Lev 19:15 Prov 24:23 Exod 18:22 Jas 2:9
18 And on that occasion I gave you instructions about everything you were to do."
Acts 20:20 Acts 20:27 Deut 4:5 Deut 4:40 Deut 12:28 Deut 12:32 Matt 28:20
19 'So, as Yahweh our God had ordered, we left Horeb and made our way through that vast and terrible desert, which you saw on the way to the Amorite highlands, and arrived at Kadesh-Barnea.
Deut 1:2 Deut 8:15 Jer 2:6 Deut 32:10 Num 13:26 Num 10:12
20 I then said, "You have now reached the Amorite highlands, which Yahweh our God has given us.
21 Look, Yahweh your God has given you this country. March in, take possession of it as Yahweh, the God of your ancestors, has said; do not be afraid or discouraged."
Josh 1:9 Heb 13:6 Ps 46:1 Deut 20:1 Isa 41:10 Isa 43:1-2 Josh 1:6
22 Then you all came to me and said, "Let us send men ahead of us to explore the country; they shall report to us which way we ought to take and what towns we shall come to."
23 This seemed good advice to me and I selected twelve men from among you, one from each tribe.
24 These men made towards the highlands and went up into them; they reached the Valley of Eshcol and reconnoitred it.
Num 13:21-27 Josh 2:1-2
25 They collected some of the produce of the country and brought it down to us; and they made us this report, "Yahweh our God has given us a fine country."
26 You, however, refused to go up there and rebelled against the voice of Yahweh your God.
Num 14:1-4 Acts 7:51 Isa 63:10 Ps 106:24-25
27 You muttered in your tents, saying, "Yahweh hates us, and that is why he has brought us out of Egypt, to put us into the Amorites' power and so destroy us.
Deut 9:28 Num 14:3 Ps 106:25 Exod 16:3 Exod 16:8 Luke 19:21 Matt 25:24
28 What kind of place are we making for? Our brothers have discouraged us by saying that the people are stronger and taller than we are, the cities immense, with walls reaching to the sky. And we have seen Anakim there too."
Deut 9:1-2 Josh 14:8 Num 13:28-33 2Sam 21:16-22 Deut 20:8 Exod 15:15 Ezek 21:7
29 'And I said to you, "Do not take fright, do not be afraid of them.
30 Yahweh your God goes ahead of you and will be fighting on your side, just as you saw him act in Egypt.
Exod 14:14 Neh 4:20 Deut 3:22 Josh 10:42 Ps 46:11 Rom 8:31 Rom 8:37
31 You have seen him in the desert too: Yahweh your God continued to support you, as a man supports his son, all along the road you followed until you arrived here."
Isa 46:3-4 Isa 63:9 Acts 13:18 Num 11:11-12 Deut 32:10-12 Exod 19:4 Hos 11:3-4
32 But for all this, you put no faith in Yahweh your God,
Jude 1:5 Ps 106:24 2Chr 20:20 Heb 3:12 Heb 3:18-19 Isa 7:9 Ps 78:22
33 going ahead of you on the journey to find you a camping ground, by night in the fire to light your path, and in the cloud by day.
Num 10:33 Ps 78:14 Neh 9:12 Num 9:15-22 Exod 13:21-22 Exod 14:19-20 Exod 14:24
34 'Yahweh heard what you were saying and in his anger swore this oath,
Deut 2:14-15 Ezek 20:15 Heb 3:8-11 Num 14:22-30 Num 32:8-13 Ps 95:11
35 "Not one of these people, this perverse generation, will see the fine country I swore to give your ancestors,
36 except Caleb son of Jephunneh. He will see it. To him and to his children I shall give the land he has set foot on, for he has been perfectly obedient to Yahweh."
Num 14:24 Josh 14:6-14 Num 32:12 Num 13:6 Num 13:30 Num 26:65 Judg 1:12-15
37 Yahweh was angry with me too, because of you. "You will not go in either," he said.
Deut 4:21 Num 20:12 Num 27:13-14 Deut 34:4 Ps 106:32-33 Deut 3:23-26
38 "Your assistant, Joshua son of Nun, will be the one to enter. Encourage him, since he is to bring Israel into possession of the country.
Deut 3:28 Deut 31:7-8 Num 14:30 1Sam 16:22 Deut 31:14 Deut 31:23 Exod 17:9-14
39 And your little ones too, who, you said, would be seized as booty, these children of yours who do not yet know good from evil, they will go in; I shall give it to them and they will own it.
Isa 7:15-16 Num 14:3 Jonah 4:11 Num 14:31 Rom 9:11 Eph 2:3
40 But, as regards yourselves, turn round, go back into the desert, towards the Sea of Suph."
41 'In reply, you then said to me, "We have sinned against Yahweh our God. We shall go up and fight just as Yahweh our God has ordered us." And each one of you buckled on his arms and equipped himself to march up into the highlands.
Num 14:39-45 Num 22:34 Prov 19:3
42 But Yahweh said to me, "Tell them this: Do not go up and fight. I am not with you. Do not let yourselves be defeated by your enemies."
1Sam 4:2 1Sam 4:10 Hos 9:12 Isa 30:17 Isa 59:1-2 Josh 7:8-13 Lev 26:17
43 So I told you, but you would not listen, and you rebelled against the voice of Yahweh; presumptuously you marched into the highlands.
Num 14:44 Acts 7:51 Isa 63:10 Rom 8:7-8
44 The Amorites, who live in that country of hills, came swarming out against you like bees, pursued you and beat you from Seir to Hormah.
Ps 118:12 Num 14:45 Isa 7:18 Num 21:3 Deut 28:25 Deut 32:30
45 On your return, you wept in Yahweh's presence, but he would not listen to your cries or pay attention.
Heb 12:17 Ps 78:34
46 That was why you had to stay at Kadesh as long as you did.'
Num 20:1 Num 20:22 Judg 11:16-17 Num 14:25 Num 14:34