Numbers chapter 1
1:1-4. God commands Moses to number the people.
1:5-16. The princes of the tribes.
1:17-46. The number of every tribe.
1:47-54. The Levites are exempted for the service of the Lord.
Numbers chapter 2
2:1-34. The order of the tribes in their tents.
Numbers chapter 3
3:1-4. The sons of Aaron.
3:5-13. The Levites are given to the priests instead of the first-born;
3:14-20. are numbered by their families.
3:21-26. The families, number, and charge of the Gershonites;
3:27-32. of the Kohathites;
3:33-37. of the Merarites.
3:38-39. The place and charge of Moses and Aaron.
3:40-43. The first-born are freed by the Levites.
3:44-51. The overplus are redeemed.
Numbers chapter 4
4:1-3. The age at which the Levites were to begin to serve, and the duration of the service.
4:4-15. The duty of the Kohathites.
4:16. The charge of Eleazar.
4:17-20. The office of the priests.
4:21-28. The duty of the Gershonites;
4:29-33. of the Merarites.
4:34-37. The number of the Kohathites;
4:38-41. of the Gershonites
4:42-49. and of the Merarites.
Numbers chapter 5
5:1-4. The unclean are removed out of camp.
5:5-10. Restitution is to be made in trespass.
5:11-31. The trial of jealousy.
Numbers chapter 6
6:1-12. The law of the Nazarite in the days of his separation;
6:13-21. and after their completion.
6:22-27. The form of blessing the people.
Numbers chapter 7
7:1-9. The offering of the princes at the dedication of the tabernacle.
7:10-88. Their several offerings at the dedication of the altar.
7:89. God speaks to Moses from the mercy seat.
Numbers chapter 8
8:1-4. How the lamps are to be lighted.
8:5-22. The consecration of the Levites.
8:23-26. The age and time of their service.
Numbers chapter 9
9:1-5. The passover is again commanded.
9:6-14. A second passover for the unclean or absent.
9:15-23. The cloud directs the removals and encampments of the Israelites.
Numbers chapter 10
10:1-10. The use of the silver trumpets.
10:11-13. The Israelites remove from Sinai to Paran.
10:14-28. The order of their march.
10:29-32. Hobab is entreated by Moses not to leave them.
10:33-36. The blessing of Moses at the removing and resting of the ark.
Numbers chapter 11
11:1-3. The burning at Taberah quenched by Moses' prayer.
11:4-9. The people lust for flesh, and loathe manna.
11:10-15. Moses complains of his charge.
11:16-20. God promises to divide his burden unto seventy elders, and to give the people flesh for a month.
11:21-30. Moses' faith is staggered.
11:31-35. Quails are given in wrath at Kibroth-hattaavah.
Numbers chapter 12
12:1-10. God rebukes the sedition of Miriam and Aaron.
12:11-13. Miriam's leprosy is healed at the prayer of Moses.
12:14-15. God commands her to be shut out of the host.
12:16. The people encamp in the wilderness of Paran.
Numbers chapter 13
13:1-16. The names of the men who were sent to search the land.
13:17-20. Their instructions.
13:21-25. Their acts.
13:26-33. Their relation.
Numbers chapter 14
14:1-5. The people murmur at the news.
14:6-10. Joshua and Caleb labour to still them.
14:11-12. God threatens them.
14:13-25. Moses intercedes with God, and obtains pardon.
14:26-35. The murmurers are debarred from entering into the land.
14:36-39. The men who raised the evil report die by a plague.
14:40-45. The people that would invade the land against the will of God are smitten.
Numbers chapter 15
15:1-13. The law of the meat offering, and the drink offering.
15:14-16. The stranger is under the same law.
15:17-21. The law of the first of the dough for an heave offering.
15:22-29. The sacrifice for sins of ignorance.
15:30-31. The punishment of presumption.
15:32-36. He that violated the sabbath is stoned.
15:37-41. The law of fringes.
Numbers chapter 16
16:1-22. The rebellion of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram.
16:23-30. Moses separates the people from the rebels' tents.
16:31-35. The earth swallows up Korah, and a fire consumes others.
16:36-40. The censers are reserved to holy use.
16:41-45. Fourteen thousand and seven hundred are slain by a plague, for murmuring against Moses and Aaron.
16:46-50. Aaron by incense stays the plague.
Numbers chapter 17
17:1-9. Aaron,s rod, among all the rods of the tribes, only flourishes.
17:10-13. It is left for a monument against the rebels.
Numbers chapter 18
18:1-7. The charge of the priests and Levites.
18:8-20. The priests' portion.
18:21-24. The Levites' portion.
18:25-32. The heave offering to the priests out of the Levites' portion.
Numbers chapter 19
19:1-10. The water of separation made of the ashes of a red heifer.
19:11-22. The law for the use of it in purification of the unclean.
Numbers chapter 20
20:1. The children of Israel come to Zin, where Miriam dies.
20:2-6. They murmur for want of water.
20:7-13. Moses smiting the rock, brings forth water at Meribah.
20:14-21. Moses at Kadesh desires passage through Edom, which is denied him.
20:22-29. At mount Hor Aaron resigns his place to Eleazar, and dies.
Numbers chapter 21
21:1-3. Israel destroys the Canaanites at Hormah.
21:4-6. The people murmuring are plagued with fiery serpents.
21:7-9. They repenting are healed by a brazen serpent.
21:10-20. Sundry journeys of the Israelites.
21:21-32. Sihon is overcome,
21:33-35. and Og.
Numbers chapter 22
22:1-14. Balak's first message for Balaam is refused.
22:15-21. His second message obtains him.
22:22-35. An angel would have slain him, if he had not been saved by his ass.
22:36-41. Balak entertains him.
Numbers chapter 23
23:1-6. Balak's sacrifices.
23:7-12. Balaam's parables.
23:13-17. Balak's sacrifices.
23:18-24. Balaam's parables.
23:25-30. Balak's sacrifices.
Numbers chapter 24
24:1-9. Balaam, leaving divinations, prophesies the happiness of Israel.
24:10-14. Balak, in anger, dismisses him.
24:15-25. He prophesies of the Star of Jacob, and the destruction of some nations.
Numbers chapter 25
25:1-5. Israel at Shittim commit whoredom and idolatry.
25:6-9. Phinehas kills Zimri and Cozbi.
25:10-15. God therefore gives him an everlasting priesthood.
25:16-18. The Midianites are to be vexed.
Numbers chapter 26
26:1-51. The sum of all Israel is taken in the plains of Moab.
26:52-56. The law of dividing among them the inheritance of the land.
26:57-62. The families and number of the Levites.
26:63-65. None was left of them which were numbered at Sinai, but Caleb and Joshua.
Numbers chapter 27
27:1-5. The daughters of Zelophehad sue for an inheritance.
27:6-11. The law of inheritances.
27:12-17. Moses, being told of his death, sues for a successor.
27:18-23. Joshua is appointed to succeed him.
Numbers chapter 28
28:1-2. Offerings are to be observed.
28:3-8. The continual burnt offering.
28:9-10. The offering on the sabbath;
28:11-15. on the new moons;
28:16-25. at the passover;
28:26-31. in the day of the first-fruits.
Numbers chapter 29
29:1-6. The offering at the feast of trumpets;
29:7-11. at the day of afflicting their souls;
29:12-40. and on the eight days of the feast of tabernacles.
Numbers chapter 30
30:1-2. Vows are not to be broken.
30:3-5. The exceptions of a maid's vows;
30:6-8. of a wife's;
30:9-16. of a widow's; or her that is divorced.
Numbers chapter 31
31:1-12. The Midianites are spoiled, and Balaam slain.
31:13-18. Moses is wroth with the officers, for saving the women alive.
31:19-24. How the soldiers, with their captives and spoil, are to be purified.
31:25-47. The proportion in which the prey is to be divided.
31:48-54. The voluntary oblation unto the treasury of the Lord.
Numbers chapter 32
32:1-5. The Reubenites and Gadites sue for their inheritance on the east side of Jordan.
32:6-15. Moses reproves them.
32:16-32. They offer him conditions with which he is content.
32:33-38. Moses assigns them the land.
32:39-42. They conquer it.
Numbers chapter 33
33:1-49. The two and forty journeys of the Israelites.
33:50-56. The Canaanites are to be destroyed.
Numbers chapter 34
34:1-15. The borders of the land.
34:16-29. The names of the men who shall divide the land.
Numbers chapter 35
35:1-5. Eight and forty cities for the Levites, with their suburbs, and measure thereof.
35:6-8. Six of them are to be cities of refuge.
35:9-30. The laws of murder and manslaughter.
35:31-34. No satisfaction for murder.
Numbers chapter 36
36:1-6. The inconvenience of the inheritance of daughters is remedied by marrying in their own tribes,
36:7-9. lest the inheritance should be removed from the tribe.
36:10-13. The daughters of Zelophehad marry their father's brothers' sons.