« Prev Itinerary of the Journeyings of the Israelites to… Next »
38

ITINERARY OF THE JOURNEYINGS OF THE ISRAELITES TO THEIR SETTLEMENT IN CANAAN.


Rameses

(from), near Port Said, to 22Succoth ("Booths") was probably not a place, but only an encampment, so called from the temporary booths, hastily made from the boughs of trees, to shelter the fugitives during their Sabbath rest, for they would not be provided with tents. Succoth (?). Southward.

To the borders of the Wilderness of Egypt. Southward.

Pi-Hahiroth

(to), between Migdol (Suez) and the (Red) Sea. Eastward.

Through the Red Sea to the "Wells of Moses."

Etham (Wilderness of).
Shur (Wilderness of). Three days without water.
Marah. Bitter water sweetened. Southward.
Elim. Twelve wells, seventy palm trees. Southward.
Sin (Wilderness of). Quails and manna sent Eastward.
Rephidim.

Water from the rock of Horeb. Eastward.

Battle of Rephidim.

Massah and Meribah.

Altar of Jehovah-nissi.

Sinai. in the third month. Northward.
Sinai, (from), through Wilderness of Paran or Zin:

STATIONS.

Taberah

("burning"). Murmurings at fatigue; punishment by fire; three days' journey.

Kibeoth-hattaavah

("graves of lust"). Murmuring for flesh; flock of quails, and plague.

Council of seventy elders.

Hazeroth.

Sedition of Aaron and Miriam, and leprosy of the latter.

Kadesh-barnea.

Twelve spies sent to Canaan.

Ten spies destroyed; forty years' wandering declared; defeat of Israelites.

Rebellion of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram.

Rebellion of congregation (14,700 die of plague).

Forty Years' Wanderings in Wilderness of Zin.
Kadesh-baenea

(return to). Water from rock at Meribah; the sin of Moses and Aaron.

Death of Miriam.

Refusal of passage through Edom.

Mount Hor

(in Moab). Death of Aaron.

Hormah

("utter destruction"). Defeat of Canaanites.

Edom

(circuit of borders of). Crossing Zared (R.), through Moabites' territory, to Arnon (R.).

Plague of fiery serpents.

Free passage refused by Sihon; his defeat.

Edrel.

Similar refusal by Og, king of Ba-shan; his defeat.

These two victories gave to Israel possession of the whole country E. of Jordan, from the River Arnon (which falls into the Dead Sea) to Mount Hermon.

Shittim.

Alliance of Moabites, Ammonites, and Midianites, under Balak, against Israel. Balaam's fruitless attempt to curse them. Fornication of Israel, and defection to worship of Baal. 24,000 slain by a plague. Zeal of Phinehas. Defeat of Midian; Balaam slain.

Moab

(plains of). Review of Israelite army, 625,030 males above twenty years old (B.C. 1451). Book of the wars of the Lord.

Repetition and confirmation of the Law by Moses, to the new generation of Israel. Moses' view of Canaan from Pisgah. His death.

Jordan

(crossing the).

Gilgal

(encampment at). Circumcision.

Jericho

(fall of). March on Ai.

Ai

(its capture). Achan's sin.

Shechem.

The whole congregation (half on Mount Ebal, half on Gerizim) swear to the Covenant, in presence of the ark. The Law written on twelve stones on Mount Ebal; the cursings read from the same mountain, and the blessings from Gerizim.

Gilgal

(return to). Treaty with Gibeonites.

Gibeon

(march to relief of).

Beth-horon.

Defeat of Adoni-zedek and four other kings.

Conquest of Southern Canaan.

Merom.

Defeat of Northern Canaanite confederacy.

Shiloh.

Settlement of the twelve tribes in their possessions.


« Prev Itinerary of the Journeyings of the Israelites to… Next »



| Define | Popups: Login | Register | Prev Next | Help |