Bible: Numbers 10:11-11:35
The Journey From Sinai to Kadesh
On the twentieth day of the second month, in the second year, the cloud was taken up from the tabernacle of the testimony. 2 10:12 So the Israelites set out 3 on their journeys from the wilderness of Sinai; and the cloud settled in the wilderness of Paran.
Judah Begins the Journey
10:14 The standard 6 of the camp of the Judahites set out first according to their companies, and over his company was Nahshon son of Amminadab.
10:15 Over the company of the tribe of Issacharites was Nathanel son of Zuar, 10:16 and over the company of the tribe of the Zebulunites was Elion son of Helon. 10:17 Then the tabernacle was dismantled, and the sons of Gershon and the sons of Merari set out, carrying the tabernacle.
Journey Arrangements for the Tribes
10:18 The standard of the camp of Reuben set out according to their companies; over his company was Elizur son of Shedeur. 10:19 Over the company of the tribe of the Simeonites was Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai, 10:20 and over the company of the tribe of the Gadites was Eliasaph son of Deuel. 10:21 And the Kohathites set out, carrying the articles for the sanctuary; 7 the tabernacle was to be set up 8 before they arrived. 9 10:22 And the standard of the camp of the Ephraimites set out according to their companies; over his company was Elishama son of Ammihud. 10:23 Over the company of the tribe of the Manassehites was Gamaliel son of Pedahzur, 10:24 and over the company of the tribe of Benjaminites was Abidan son of Gideoni.
10:25 The standard of the camp of the Danites set out, which was the rear guard 10 of all the camps by their companies; over his company was Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai. 10:26 Over the company of the tribe of the Asherites was Pagiel son of Ocran, 10:27 and over the company of the tribe of the Naphtalites was Ahira son of Enan. 10:28 These were the traveling arrangements 11 of the Israelites according to their companies when they traveled. 1210:29
The Appeal to Hobab
Moses said to Hobab son of Reuel, the Midianite, Moses’ father-in-law, 14 “We are journeying to the place about which the
10:33 So they traveled from the mountain of the
The Israelites Complain
When the people complained, 27 it displeased 28 the
Complaints about Food
Now the mixed multitude 37 who were among them craved more desirable foods, 38 and so the Israelites wept again 39 and said, “If only we had meat to eat! 40 11:5 We remember 41 the fish we used to eat 42 freely 43 in Egypt, the cucumbers, the melons, the leeks, the onions, and the garlic. 11:6 But now we 44 are dried up, 45 and there is nothing at all before us 46 except this manna!” 11:7 (Now the manna was like coriander seed, and its color like the color of bdellium. 11:8 And the people went about and gathered it, and ground it with mills or pounded it in mortars; they baked it in pans and made cakes of it. It tasted like fresh olive oil. 47 11:9 And when the dew came down 48 on the camp in the night, the manna fell 49 with it.)11:10
Moses’ Complaint to the Lord
Moses heard the people weeping 51 throughout their families, everyone at the door of his tent; and when the anger of the
The Response of God
11:18 “And say to the people, ‘Sanctify yourselves 68 for tomorrow, and you will eat meat, for you have wept in the hearing 69 of the
11:21 Moses said, “The people around me 76 are 600,000 on foot; 77 but you say, ‘I will give them meat, 78 that they may eat 79 for a whole month.’ 11:22 Would they have enough if the flocks and herds were slaughtered for them? If all the fish of the sea were caught for them, would they have enough?” 11:23 And the
11:24 So Moses went out and told the people the words of the
Eldad and Medad
11:26 But two men remained in the camp; one’s name was Eldad, and the other’s name was Medad. And the spirit rested on them. (Now they were among those in the registration, 86 but had not gone to the tabernacle.) So they prophesied in the camp. 11:27 And a 87 young man ran and told Moses, “Eldad and Medad are prophesying in the camp!” 11:28 Joshua son of Nun, the servant 88 of Moses, one of his choice young men, 89 said, 90 “My lord Moses, stop them!” 91 11:29 Moses said to him, “Are you jealous for me? 92 I wish that 93 all the
Provision of Quail
11:31 Now a wind 94 went out 95 from the
11:34 So the name of that place was called Kibroth Hattaavah, 103 because there they buried the people that craved different food. 104 11:35 The people traveled from Kibroth Hattaavah to Hazeroth, and they stayed at Hazeroth.