[1] 2 Thessalonians 3:5
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Numbers [ 10 : 17 ]
Then the tabernacle was taken down, and the Gershonites and Merarites, who carried it, set out

Numbers [ 10 : 18 ]
The divisions of the camp of Reuben went next, under their standard. Elizur son of Shedeur was in command

Numbers [ 10 : 19 ]
Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai was over the division of the tribe of Simeon

Numbers [ 10 : 20 ]
and Eliasaph son of Deuel was over the division of the tribe of Gad

Numbers [ 10 : 21 ]
Then the Kohathites set out, carrying the holy things. The tabernacle was to be set up before they arrived

Numbers [ 10 : 22 ]
The divisions of the camp of Ephraim went next, under their standard. Elishama son of Ammihud was in command

Numbers [ 10 : 23 ]
Gamaliel son of Pedahzur was over the division of the tribe of Manasseh

Numbers [ 10 : 24 ]
and Abidan son of Gideoni was over the division of the tribe of Benjamin

Numbers [ 10 : 25 ]
Finally, as the rear guard for all the units, the divisions of the camp of Dan set out under their standard. Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai was in command

Numbers [ 10 : 26 ]
Pagiel son of Okran was over the division of the tribe of Asher

Numbers [ 10 : 27 ]
and Ahira son of Enan was over the division of the tribe of Naphtali

Numbers [ 10 : 28 ]
This was the order of march for the Israelite divisions as they set out

Numbers [ 10 : 29 ]
Now Moses said to Hobab son of Reuel the Midianite, Moses' father-in-law, "We are setting out for the place about which the LORD said, 'I will give it to you.' Come with us and we will treat you well, for the LORD has promised good things to Israel"

Numbers [ 10 : 30 ]
He answered, "No, I will not go; I am going back to my own land and my own people"

Numbers [ 10 : 31 ]
But Moses said, "Please do not leave us. You know where we should camp in the wilderness, and you can be our eyes

Numbers [ 10 : 32 ]
If you come with us, we will share with you whatever good things the LORD gives us

Numbers [ 10 : 33 ]
So they set out from the mountain of the LORD and traveled for three days. The ark of the covenant of the LORD went before them during those three days to find them a place to rest

Numbers [ 10 : 34 ]
The cloud of the LORD was over them by day when they set out from the camp

Numbers [ 10 : 35 ]
Whenever the ark set out, Moses said, "Rise up, LORD! May your enemies be scattered; may your foes flee before you"

Numbers [ 10 : 36 ]
Whenever it came to rest, he said, "Return, LORD, to the countless thousands of Israel"

Numbers [ 11 : 1 ]
Now the people complained about their hardships in the hearing of the LORD, and when he heard them his anger was aroused. Then fire from the LORD burned among them and consumed some of the outskirts of the camp

Numbers [ 11 : 2 ]
When the people cried out to Moses, he prayed to the LORD and the fire died down

Numbers [ 11 : 3 ]
So that place was called Taberah, because fire from the LORD had burned among them

Numbers [ 11 : 4 ]
The rabble with them began to crave other food, and again the Israelites started wailing and said, "If only we had meat to eat!

Numbers [ 11 : 5 ]
We remember the fish we ate in Egypt at no cost-also the cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions and garlic

Numbers [ 11 : 6 ]
But now we have lost our appetite; we never see anything but this manna!

Numbers [ 11 : 7 ]
The manna was like coriander seed and looked like resin

Numbers [ 11 : 8 ]
The people went around gathering it, and then ground it in a hand mill or crushed it in a mortar. They cooked it in a pot or made it into loaves. And it tasted like something made with olive oil

Numbers [ 11 : 9 ]
When the dew settled on the camp at night, the manna also came down

Numbers [ 11 : 10 ]
Moses heard the people of every family wailing at the entrance to their tents. The LORD became exceedingly angry, and Moses was troubled

Numbers [ 11 : 11 ]
He asked the LORD, Why have you brought this trouble on your servant? What have I done to displease you that you put the burden of all these people on me?

Numbers [ 11 : 12 ]
Did I conceive all these people? Did I give them birth? Why do you tell me to carry them in my arms, as a nurse carries an infant, to the land you promised on oath to their ancestors?

Numbers [ 11 : 13 ]
Where can I get meat for all these people? They keep wailing to me, 'Give us meat to eat!'

Numbers [ 11 : 14 ]
I cannot carry all these people by myself; the burden is too heavy for me

Numbers [ 11 : 15 ]
If this is how you are going to treat me, please go ahead and kill me if I have found favor in your eyes and do not let me face my own ruin

Numbers [ 11 : 16 ]
The LORD said to Moses: Bring me seventy of Israel's elders who are known to you as leaders and officials among the people. Have them come to the tent of meeting, that they may stand there with you

Numbers [ 11 : 17 ]
I will come down and speak with you there, and I will take some of the power of the Spirit that is on you and put it on them. They will share the burden of the people with you so that you will not have to carry it alone

Numbers [ 11 : 18 ]
Tell the people: Consecrate yourselves in preparation for tomorrow, when you will eat meat. The LORD heard you when you wailed, "If only we had meat to eat! We were better off in Egypt!" Now the LORD will give you meat, and you will eat it

Numbers [ 11 : 19 ]
You will not eat it for just one day, or two days, or five, ten or twenty days

Numbers [ 11 : 20 ]
but for a whole month until it comes out of your nostrils and you loathe it because you have rejected the LORD, who is among you, and have wailed before him, saying, Why did we ever leave Egypt?

Numbers [ 11 : 21 ]
But Moses said, Here I am among six hundred thousand men on foot, and you say, I will give them meat to eat for a whole month!

Numbers [ 11 : 22 ]
Would they have enough if flocks and herds were slaughtered for them? Would they have enough if all the fish in the sea were caught for them?

Numbers [ 11 : 23 ]
The LORD answered Moses, "Is the LORD's arm too short? Now you will see whether or not what I say will come true for you"

Numbers [ 11 : 24 ]
So Moses went out and told the people what the LORD had said. He brought together seventy of their elders and had them stand around the tent

Numbers [ 11 : 25 ]
Then the LORD came down in the cloud and spoke with him, and he took some of the power of the Spirit that was on him and put it on the seventy elders. When the Spirit rested on them, they prophesied but did not do so again

Numbers [ 11 : 26 ]
However, two men, whose names were Eldad and Medad, had remained in the camp. They were listed among the elders, but did not go out to the tent. Yet the Spirit also rested on them, and they prophesied in the camp

Numbers [ 11 : 27 ]
A young man ran and told Moses, "Eldad and Medad are prophesying in the camp"

Numbers [ 11 : 28 ]
Joshua son of Nun, who had been Moses' aide since youth, spoke up and said, "Moses, my lord, stop them!"

Numbers [ 11 : 29 ]
But Moses replied, "Are you jealous for my sake? I wish that all the LORD's people were prophets and that the LORD would put his Spirit on them!"

Numbers [ 11 : 30 ]
Then Moses and the elders of Israel returned to the camp