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No Murder - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... be a lethal weapon, like an "instrument of iron" (Numbers 35:16); a weapon of opportunity, like a stone or club (Numbers 35:17-18); or merely the use of hands (Numbers 35:21). In contrast, accidental killing is distinguished from...
Korah's Dispute - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... describes the Levite Korah’s rebellion against Moses (Numbers 16) as an antilogia (to speak against, dispute, contradict). During that time, Moses and Aaron were the spokespersons for the Lord, with authority and direct instructions from...
No Coveting - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... heaven, Israel was not satisfied with the Lord's provision (Numbers 11:7-15). They "fell a lusting" ('avah) for the old delicacies of Egypt (Numbers 11:4-6). The Lord gave Israel its request for "meat" (Numbers 11:16-31), then...
The Star - Article
Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - ... out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel" (Numbers 24:17). Chapters 21-36 of the book of Numbers relates the history of the children of Israel, as the second generation is about to finally enter the Promised Land. Moses had...
Flag Day - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... that is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall live” (Numbers 21:8). The Hebrew word nes frequently is used to denote a flag or banner, raised on a conspicuous hilltop for all to see, around which the people would gather or rally....
Balaam's Error - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... 1:11) Balaam is a very complex character recorded in Numbers 22–24. He is cited for an ability to communicate with “the LORD” and had a reputation for accurate prophecy (Numbers 22:6-8). As the new nation of Israel...
David's Great-Grandmother - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... tribe of Judah when Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt (Numbers 1:4-5, 7), but that he had apparently failed in that role and perished in the wilderness, with his fellow tribesman Caleb alone being permitted to enter the Promised Land...
He Leadeth Me - Article
Connie J. Horn - ... the way wherein they should go” (Nehemiah 9:19).Numbers 14 recounts the story of the fear and disobedience of the children of Israel and their refusal to enter the Promised Land. God’s pronouncement was devastating:...
David's Pride - Article
Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - see how strong he was in military might—to put pride in numbers. David, of all people, should have understood that his power came from God, and not in how many soldiers he had. When David commanded the census to be taken, Joab replied,...
God's Shining Face - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... His face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee" (Numbers 6:25). This request is part of the well-known Mosaic benediction for the children of Israel (Numbers 6:24-27). The first occurrence in verb form of the word "shine"...
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