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Unformatted text preview: • Moses & Aaron disobey God- Ch.20 o Moses fails to follow instructions in providing water for people & refused entry to Canaan • Idolatry in Moab: worship of Baal @ Peor- Ch.25; Israel’s first encounter with Baalism in text. • YHWH preserves Israel from physical & spiritual threats o 21.1-3: victory in Negeb over Arad o 21.21-32: defeat of Sihon of the Amorites o 21.33-35: defeat of Og of Bashan o 22-24: Balak and Balaam Balak, king of Moab, hired Balaam, a prophet to curse Israel YHWH compelled Balaam to bless Israel 4 times • Joshua appointed as Moses’ successor- Ch.27 o Moses can’t enter Canaan because of disobedience of Ch.20 • Request of Reuben, Gad, ½ tribe of Manasseh- Ch.32 o Wanted to settle on eastern side of Jordan o Moses made a deal with them that if they would send their warriors over Jordan to help secure Canaan, after the invasion they could settle permanently to the east of the Jordan River...
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- Spring '08
- Moses, Canaan, Book of Numbers, Numbers Context- Title