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Desert, Journey of Israel Through The


1. Date of its commencement. Ex 12:41,42.

2. Their number commencing. Ex 12:37.

3. Their healthy state commencing. Ps 105:37.

4. A mixed multitude accompanied them in. Ex 12:38; Nu 11:4.

5. Commenced in haste. Ex 12:39.

6. Conducted with regularity. Ex 13:18.

7. Under Moses as leader. Ex 3:10-12; Ac 7:36,38.

8. By a circuitous route. Ex 13:17,18.

9. Order of marching during. Nu 10:14-29.

10. Order of encamping during. Nu 2:1-34.

11. Difficulty and danger of. De 8:15.

12. Continued forty years

a. As a punishment. Nu 14:33,34.

b. To prove and humble them, &c. De 8:2.

c. To teach them to live on God’s word. De 8:3.

13. Under God’s guidance. Ex 13:21,22; 15:13; Ne 9:12; Ps 78:52; Isa 63:11-14.

14. Under God’s protection. Ex 14:19,20; Ps 105:39; Ex 23:20; Ps 78:53.

15. With miraculous provision. Ex 16:35; De 8:3.

16. Their clothing preserved during. De 8:4; 29:5; Ne 9:21.

17. Worship of God celebrated during. Ex 24:5-8; 29:38-42; 40:24-29.

18. Justice administered during. Ex 18:13,26.

19. Circumcision omitted during. Jos 5:5.

20. Caused universal terror and dismay. Ex 15:14-16; Nu 22:3,4.

21. Obstructed, &c by the surrounding nations. Ex 17:8; Nu 20:21.

22. Territory acquired during. De 29:7,8.

23. Marked by constant murmurings and rebellions. Ps 78:40; 95:10; 106:7-39.

24. Constant goodness and mercy of God to them during. Ps 106:10,43-46; 107:6,13.

25. Commenced from Rameses in Egypt. Ex 12:37.

26. To Succoth. Ex 12:37; Nu 33:5.

27. To Etham. Ex 13:20; Nu 33:6.

28. Between baalzephon and pihahiroth. Ex 14:2; Nu 33:7.

a. Overtaken by Pharaoh. Ex 14:9.

b. Exhorted to look to God. Ex 14:13,14.

c. The cloud removed to the rear. Ex 14:19,20.

d. Red Sea divided. Ex 14:16,21.

29. Through the Red Sea. Ex 14:22,29.

a. Faith exhibited in passing. Heb 11:29.

b. Pharaoh and his host destroyed. Ex 14:23-28; Ps 106:11.

c. Israel’s song of praise. Ex 15:1-21; Ps 106:12.

30. Through the wilderness of Shur or Etham. Ex 15:22; Nu 33:8.

31. To Marah. Ex 15:23; Nu 33:8.

a. Murmuring of the people on account of bitter water. Ex 15:24.

b. Water sweetened. Ex 15:25.

32. To Elim. Ex 15:27; Nu 33:9.

33. By the Red Sea. Nu 33:10.

34. Through the wilderness of Sin. Ex 16:1; Nu 33:11.

a. Murmuring for bread. Ex 16:2,3.

b. Quails given for one night. Ex 16:8,12,13.

c. Manna sent. Ex 16:4,8,16-31.

35. To Dophkah. Nu 33:12.

36. To Alush. Nu 33:13.

37. To Rephidim. Ex 17:1; Nu 33:14.

a. Murmuring for water. Ex 17:2,3.

b. Water brought from the rock. Ex 17:5,6.

c. Called Massah and Meribah. Ex 17:7.

d. Amalek opposes Israel. Ex 17:8.

e. Amalek overcome. Ex 17:9-13.

38. To Mount Sinai. Ex 19:1,2; Nu 33:15.

a. Jethro’s visit. Ex 18:1-6.

b. Judges appointed. Ex 18:14-26; De 1:9-15.

c. Moral law given. Ex 19:3; 20:1-26.

d. Covenant made. Ex 24:3-8.

e. Moral law written on tables. Ex 31:18.

f. Order for making the tabernacle, &c. Ex 24:1-27:21.

g. Tribe of Levi taken instead of the first-born. Nu 3:11-13.

h. Aaron and his sons selected for priesthood. Ex 28:1-29:46; Nu 3:1-3,10.

i. Levites set apart. Nu 3:5-9.

j. Golden calf made. Ex 32:1,4.

k. Tables of testimony broken. Ex 32:19.

l. People punished for idolatry. Ex 32:25-29,35.

m. God’s glory shown to Moses. Ex 33:18-23; 34:5-8.

n. The tables of testimony renewed. Ex 34:1-4,27-29; De 10:1-5.

o. Tabernacle first set up. Ex 40:1-38.

p. Nadab and Abihu destroyed for offering strange fire. Le 10:1,2; Nu 3:4.

q. Passover first commemorated. Nu 9:1-5.

r. Second numbering of the people. Nu 1:1-46; Ex 38:25,26.

39. To Kibrothhattaavah. Nu 33:16.

a. Complaining punished by fire. Nu 11:1-3.

b. Called Taberah. Nu 11:3.

c. Murmuring of the mixed multitude and of Israel, for flesh. Nu 11:4-9.

d. Flesh promised. Nu 11:10-15,18-23.

e. Seventy elders appointed to assist Moses. Nu 11:16,17,24-30.

f. Quails sent for a month. Nu 11:19,20,31,32.

g. Their murmuring punished. Nu 11:33; Ps 78:30,31.

h. Why called Kibrothhattaavah. Nu 11:34.

40. To Hazeroth. Nu 11:35; 33:17.

a. Aaron and Miriam envy Moses. Nu 12:1,2.

b. Miriam punished by leprosy. Nu 12:10.

c. Delayed seven day for Miriam. Nu 12:14,15.

41. To Kadeshbarnea in wilderness of Rithmah or Paran. De 1:19; Nu 32:8; 12:16; 33:18.

a. The people anxious to have the land of Canaan searched. De 1:22.

b. Moses commanded to send spies. Nu 13:1,2.

c. Persons selected as spies. Nu 13:3-16.

d. Spies sent. Jos 14:7; Nu 13:17-20.

e. Spies bring back evil report. Nu 13:26-33.

f. The people terrified and rebel. Nu 14:1-4.

g. Punishment for rebellion. Nu 14:26,35; 32:11-13; De 1:35,36,40.

h. Guilty spies slain by plague. Nu 14:36,37.

i. People smitten by Amalek for going up without the Lord. Nu 14:40-45; De 1:41-44.

42. Returned by the way to the Red Sea. Nu 14:25; De 1:40; 2:1.

a. Sabbath breaker stoned. Nu 15:32-36.

b. Rebellion of Korah. Nu 16:1-19.

c. Korah, &c punished. Nu 16:30-35.

d. Plague sent. Nu 16:41-46.

e. Plague stayed. Nu 16:47-50.

f. God’s choice of Aaron confirmed. Nu 17:1-13.

43. To Rimmonparez. Nu 33:19.

44. To Libnah or Laban. Nu 33:20; De 1:1.

45. To Rissah. Nu 33:21.

46. To Kehelathah. Nu 33:22.

47. To Mount Shapher. Nu 33:23.

48. To Haradah. Nu 33:24.

49. To Makheloth. Nu 33:25.

50. To Tahath. Nu 33:26.

51. To Tarah. Nu 33:37.

52. To Mithcah. Nu 33:28.

53. To Hashmonah. Nu 33:29.

54. To Moseroth or Mosera. Nu 33:30.

55. TO BENE-JAAKAN. Nu 33:31.

56. To Horhagidgad or GudGodah. Nu 33:32; De 10:7.

57. To Jotbathah or land of rivers. Nu 33:33; De 10:7.

58. Several of these stations probably revisited. De 10:6,7; Nu 33:30-32.

59. To Ebronah. Nu 33:34.

60. To Eziongaber. Nu 33:35.

61. To Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin. Nu 20:1; 33:36; Jdj 11:16.

a. Miriam dies and is buried. Nu 20:1.

b. Second murmuring for water. Nu 20:2-6.

c. Moses striking the rock instead of speaking to it, disobeys God. Nu 20:7-11.

d. Moses and Aaron punished. Nu 20:12.

e. Called Meribah to commemorate the murmuring. Nu 20:13; 27:14.

f. Orders given respecting Edom. De 2:3-6.

g. The king of Edom refuses a passage. Nu 20:14-21; Jdj 11:17.

62. To Mount Hor. Nu 20:22; 33:37.

a. Aaron dies. Nu 20:28,29; 33:38,39.

b. Arad conquered. Nu 21:1-3; 33:40.

c. Called Hormah. Nu 21:2,3.

63. To Zalmonah. Nu 33:41.

a. Murmuring of the people. Nu 21:4,5.

b. Fiery serpents sent. Nu 21:6.

c. Brazen serpent raised up. Nu 21:7-9.

64. To Punon. Nu 33:42.

65. To Oboth. Nu 21:10; 33:43.

66. To Ijeabarim before Moab. Nu 21:11; 33:44.

a. Orders given respecting Moab. De 2:8,9.

67. TO ZARED OR DIBON-GAD. Nu 21:12; 33:45.

68. To Almondiblathaim. Nu 33:46.

69. Across the brook Zered. De 2:13.

a. Time occupied in going from Kadeshbarnea to this station. De 2:14.

b. Order to pass through Ar. De 2:18.

c. Orders given respecting Ammon. De 2:19.

70. Across the arnon. Nu 21:13-15; De 2:24.

71. To beer or the well. Nu 21:16.

72. To Mattanah. Nu 21:18.

73. To Nahaliel. Nu 21:19.

74. To Bamoth. Nu 21:19.

75. To the mountains of Abarim. Nu 21:20; 33:47.

a. The Amorites refuse a passage to Israel. Nu 21:21-23; De 2:26-30.

b. Sihon conquered. Nu 21:23-32; De 2:32-36.

c. Og conquered. Nu 21:33-35; De 3:1-11.

d. Reubenites, &c obtained the land taken from the Amorites. Nu 32:1-42; De 3:12-17.

76. Return to the plains of Moab. Nu 22:1; 33:48,49.

a. Balak sends for Balaam. Nu 22:5,6,15-17.

b. Balaam not permitted to curse Israel. Nu 22:9-41; 23:1-24:25.

c. Israel seduced to idolatry, &c by advice of Balaam. Nu 25:1-3; Re 2:14.

d. Israel punished. Nu 25:5,9.

e. Third numbering. Nu 26:1-62.

f. All formerly numbered over twenty years old, except Caleb and Joshua, dead. Nu 26:63-65; 14:29.

g. The law of female inheritance settled. Nu 27:1-11; 36:1-9.

h. Appointment of Joshua. Nu 27:15-23.

i. Midianites destroyed and Balaam slain. Nu 31:1-54; 25:17,18.

j. The law rehearsed. De 1:3.

k. The law written by Moses. De 31:9.

l. Moses beholds Canaan. De 34:1-4.

m. Moses dies and is buried. De 34:5,6.

n. Joshua ordered to cross Jordan. Jos 1:2.

o. Two spies sent to Jericho. Jos 2:1.

77. Across the river Jordan. Jos 4:10.

78. Illustrative of the pilgrimage of the church. Song 8:5; 1Pe 1:17.