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NEW WORLD TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (2013 REVISION)

NUMBERS

Numbers—Outline of Contents

  • 1

    • Registration of men for the army (1-46)

    • The Levites exempted from the army (47-51)

    • Orderly arrangement of the camp (52-54)

  • 2

    • Camp organized into three-tribe divisions (1-34)

      • Judah’s division toward the east (3-9)

      • Reuben’s division toward the south (10-16)

      • Levi’s camp in the middle (17)

      • Ephraim’s division toward the west (18-24)

      • Dan’s division toward the north (25-31)

      • Total number of registered males (32-34)

  • 3

    • Aaron’s sons (1-4)

    • The Levites chosen to minister (5-39)

    • Redemption of the firstborn (40-51)

  • 4

    • Service of the Kohathites (1-20)

    • Service of the Gershonites (21-28)

    • Service of the Merarites (29-33)

    • Summary of the census (34-49)

  • 5

    • Quarantine of the unclean (1-4)

    • Confession and compensation (5-10)

    • Water test for suspected adultery (11-31)

  • 6

    • Vow of Naziriteship (1-21)

    • Priestly blessing (22-27)

  • 7

    • Tabernacle inauguration offerings (1-89)

  • 8

    • Aaron lights the seven lamps (1-4)

    • Levites cleansed, begin to serve (5-22)

    • Age restrictions for Levitical service (23-26)

  • 9

    • Provision for late Passover (1-14)

    • Cloud and fire above the tabernacle (15-23)

  • 10

    • The silver trumpets (1-10)

    • Departure from Sinai (11-13)

    • Order of marching (14-28)

    • Hobab asked to guide Israel (29-34)

    •  Moses’ prayer when breaking camp (35, 36)

  • 11

    • Complaining brings fire from God (1-3)

    • People cry for meat (4-9)

    • Moses’ feelings of inadequacy (10-15)

    • Jehovah gives spirit to 70 elders (16-25)

    • Eldad and Medad; Joshua jealous for Moses (26-30)

    • Quail sent; people punished for greed (31-35)

  • 12

    • Miriam and Aaron oppose Moses (1-3)

      • Moses the meekest of all (3)

    • Jehovah defends Moses (4-8)

    • Miriam struck with leprosy (9-16)

  • 13

    • The 12 spies sent into Canaan (1-24)

    • Bad report from ten spies (25-33)

  • 14

    • People want to return to Egypt (1-10)

      • Joshua and Caleb’s good report (6-9)

    • Jehovah angry; Moses intercedes (11-19)

    • Punishment: 40 years in the wilderness (20-38)

    • Israel defeated by the Amalekites (39-45)

  • 15

    • Laws about offerings (1-21)

      • Same law for natives and foreign residents (15, 16)

    • Offerings for unintentional sins (22-29)

    • Punishment for deliberate sins (30, 31)

    • A Sabbathbreaker put to death (32-36)

    • Garments to have fringed edges (37-41)

  • 16

    • Rebellion of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram (1-19)

    • Judgment on the rebels (20-50)

  • 17

    • Aaron’s budded rod a sign (1-13)

  • 18

    • Duties of priests and Levites (1-7)

    • Priestly allowances (8-19)

      • Covenant of salt (19)

    • Levites to receive and to give a tenth (20-32)

  • 19

    • The red cow and the cleansing water (1-22)

  • 20

    • Miriam dies at Kadesh (1)

    • Moses strikes the rock and sins (2-13)

    • Edom denies Israel passage (14-21)

    • The death of Aaron (22-29)

  • 21

    • King of Arad defeated (1-3)

    • Copper serpent (4-9)

    • Israel’s march around Moab (10-20)

    • Amorite King Sihon defeated (21-30)

    • Amorite King Og defeated (31-35)

  • 22

    • Balak hires Balaam (1-21)

    • Balaam’s donkey speaks (22-41)

  • 23

    • Balaam’s 1st proverbial saying (1-12)

    • Balaam’s 2nd proverbial saying (13-30)

  • 24

    • Balaam’s 3rd proverbial saying (1-11)

    • Balaam’s 4th proverbial saying (12-25)

  • 25

    • Israel’s sin with Moabite women (1-5)

    • Phinehas takes action (6-18)

  • 26

    • Second census of Israel’s tribes (1-65)

  • 27

    • Daughters of Zelophehad (1-11)

    • Joshua commissioned to succeed Moses (12-23)

  • 28

    • Procedures for various offerings (1-31)

      • Daily offerings (1-8)

      • For the Sabbath (9, 10)

      • Monthly offerings (11-15)

      • For the Passover (16-25)

      • For the Festival of Weeks (26-31)

  • 29

    • Procedures for various offerings (1-40)

      • Day of trumpet blast (1-6)

      • Day of Atonement (7-11)

      • Festival of Booths (12-38)

  • 30

    • Vows of men (1, 2)

    • Vows of women and daughters (3-16)

  • 31

    • Vengeance on Midian (1-12)

      • Balaam killed (8)

    • Instruction for spoils of war (13-54)

  • 32

    • Settlements east of the Jordan (1-42)

  • 33

    • Stages of Israel’s wilderness journey (1-49)

    • Instructions for conquering Canaan (50-56)

  • 34

    • Boundaries of Canaan (1-15)

    • Men assigned to divide the land (16-29)

  • 35

    • Cities for the Levites (1-8)

    • Cities of refuge (9-34)

  • 36

    • Law on marriage of female heirs (1-13)