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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...
As Grasshoppers - Article
Connie J. Horn - ... sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight” (Numbers 13:33).Our text verse is part of the “evil report” of the ten spies after their survey of the promised land. Joshua and Caleb, on the other hand, wanted to...
An Unlikely Testimony - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... thee, that thou hast smitten me these three times?” (Numbers 22:28).This tale of a donkey talking has been the object of great ridicule by skeptics. That it is not an allegory or fable, however, but a real historical event, was...
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,...
Standard Bearers - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... about the tabernacle . . . shall they pitch” (Numbers 2:2). Of all the days for flying our flag, and pitching our “standard” on which is displayed the “ensign” of our forefathers, Flag Day is perhaps the...
The Man Of God - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... all the men which were upon the face of the earth" (Numbers 12:3). Yet he was able to lead two million Israelites out of slavery in Egypt and then through forty years in the Sinai desert. The second New Testament reference to the...
Understanding The Times - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... (I Chronicles 12:32). This chapter lists the numbers of men from each of the tribes of Israel who cast their lot with David in his conflict with King Saul. All these numbers are given except those of Issachar, but of these it was...
At Ease Or At War - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... Shall your brethren go to war, and shall ye sit here?” (Numbers 32:6). Just as the children of Israel were ready to cross the Jordan and conquer the promised land, two of the tribes decided they would rather just remain in the lands...
The Gifts Of The Wise Men - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... from meditating deeply on the ancient prophecies of Balaam (Numbers 24:17), Daniel (in Daniel 9:24-26) and David, concerning the priesthood order of Melchizedek (Psalm 110:4) that this young child whose birth had been announced by a star was...
Numbers 2:32: all those that were numbered - Study Note
... all those that were numbered. See also Numbers 1:46. The large number of men (603,550) is thus repeated, and is checked by adding the numbers given for the four hosts (Numbers 2:9,16,24,31) and these in turn with the numbers for the individual...
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