Numbers 33:1-49 NIV

Stages in Israel's Journey

1 Here are the stages in the journey1 of the Israelites when they came out of Egypt2 by divisions under the leadership of Moses and Aaron.3

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2 At the LORD's command Moses recorded4 the stages in their journey5. This is their journey by stages:

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      3 The Israelites set out6 from Rameses7 on the fifteenth day of the first month, the day after the Passover.8 They marched out boldly9 in full view of all the Egyptians,

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      4 who were burying all their firstborn,10 whom the LORD had struck down among them; for the LORD had brought judgment11 on their gods.12

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      5 The Israelites left Rameses and camped at Succoth.13

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      6 They left Succoth and camped at Etham, on the edge of the desert.14

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      7 They left Etham, turned back to Pi Hahiroth, to the east of Baal Zephon,15 and camped near Migdol.16

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      8 They left Pi Hahirotha17 and passed through the sea18 into the desert, and when they had traveled for three days in the Desert of Etham, they camped at Marah.19

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        • a 33:8 - Many manuscripts of the Masoretic Text, Samaritan Pentateuch and Vulgate; most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text "left from before Hahiroth"
          9 They left Marah and went to Elim, where there were twelve springs and seventy palm trees, and they camped20 there.

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          10 They left Elim21 and camped by the Red Sea.b

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            • b 33:10 - Hebrew "Yam Suph"; that is, Sea of Reeds; also in verse 11
              11 They left the Red Sea and camped in the Desert of Sin.22

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              12 They left the Desert of Sin and camped at Dophkah.
              13 They left Dophkah and camped at Alush.
              14 They left Alush and camped at Rephidim, where there was no water for the people to drink.23

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              15 They left Rephidim24 and camped in the Desert of Sinai.25

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              16 They left the Desert of Sinai and camped at Kibroth Hattaavah.26

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              17 They left Kibroth Hattaavah and camped at Hazeroth.27

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              18 They left Hazeroth and camped at Rithmah.
              19 They left Rithmah and camped at Rimmon Perez.
              20 They left Rimmon Perez and camped at Libnah.28

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              21 They left Libnah and camped at Rissah.
              22 They left Rissah and camped at Kehelathah.
              23 They left Kehelathah and camped at Mount Shepher.
              24 They left Mount Shepher and camped at Haradah.
              25 They left Haradah and camped at Makheloth.
              26 They left Makheloth and camped at Tahath.
              27 They left Tahath and camped at Terah.
              28 They left Terah and camped at Mithcah.
              29 They left Mithcah and camped at Hashmonah.
              30 They left Hashmonah and camped at Moseroth.29

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              31 They left Moseroth and camped at Bene Jaakan.30

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              32 They left Bene Jaakan and camped at Hor Haggidgad.
              33 They left Hor Haggidgad and camped at Jotbathah.31

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              34 They left Jotbathah and camped at Abronah.
              35 They left Abronah and camped at Ezion Geber.32

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              36 They left Ezion Geber and camped at Kadesh, in the Desert of Zin.33

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              37 They left Kadesh and camped at Mount Hor,34 on the border of Edom.35

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              38 At the LORD's command Aaron the priest went up Mount Hor, where he died36 on the first day of the fifth month of the fortieth year37 after the Israelites came out of Egypt.38

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              39 Aaron was a hundred and twenty-three years old when he died on Mount Hor.
              40 The Canaanite king39 of Arad,40 who lived in the Negev41 of Canaan, heard that the Israelites were coming.

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              41 They left Mount Hor and camped at Zalmonah.
              42 They left Zalmonah and camped at Punon.
              43 They left Punon and camped at Oboth.42

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              44 They left Oboth and camped at Iye Abarim, on the border of Moab.43

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              45 They left Iyimc and camped at Dibon Gad.

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                • c 33:45 - That is, Iye Abarim
                  46 They left Dibon Gad and camped at Almon Diblathaim.
                  47 They left Almon Diblathaim and camped in the mountains of Abarim,44 near Nebo.45

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                  48 They left the mountains of Abarim46 and camped on the plains of Moab47 by the Jordan48 across from Jericho.d49

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                    • d 33:48 - Hebrew "Jordan of Jericho"; possibly an ancient name for the Jordan River; also in verse 50
                      49 There on the plains of Moab they camped along the Jordan from Beth Jeshimoth50 to Abel Shittim.51

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