5Meddle not with them; for I will not givea you of their land, no, not so much as a footbreadth ; because I have givenmountSeir unto Esau for a possession.6
Ye shall buymeat of them for money, that ye may eat ; and ye shall also buywater of them for money, that ye may drink .
For the LORD thy God hath blessed thee in all the works of thy hand: he knoweth thy walking through this greatwilderness: these fortyyears the LORD thy God hath been with thee; thou hast lackednothing.8
And when we passed by from our brethren the children of Esau, which dwelt in Seir, through the way of the plain from Elath, and from Eziongaber, we turned and passed by the way of the wilderness of Moab.9
And the LORDsaid unto me, Distressb not the Moabites, neither contend with them in battle: for I will not give thee of their land for a possession; because I have givenAr unto the children of Lot for a possession.10
The Emimsdwelt therein in times past, a peoplegreat, and many, and tall , as the Anakims;11Which also were accountedgiants, as the Anakims; but the Moabitescall them Emims.12
The Horims also dwelt in Seirbeforetime; but the children of Esausucceededc them, when they had destroyed them from before them, and dwelt in their stead; as Israeldid unto the land of his possession, which the LORDgave unto them.
Now rise up , said I, and get you over the brookdZered. And we went over the brookZered.14
And the space in which we came from Kadeshbarnea, until we were come over the brookeZered, was thirty and eightyears; until all the generation of the men of war were wasted out from among the host, as the LORDsware unto them.
For indeed the hand of the LORD was against them, to destroy them from among the host, until they were consumed .