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'People of Israel' in the Bible

Therefore, even today the people of Israel do not eat the muscle of the thigh (the sinew) attached to the hip socket. This is because God touched the socket of Jacob's thigh at the muscle.

About that time Jacob's sons were coming in from the fields. When they heard about it, they were shocked and furious that Shechem had done such a thing. He had insulted the people of Israel by raping Jacob's daughter.

And he said to his people, See, the people of Israel are greater in number and in power than we are:

Then Moses and Aaron went to Egypt and assembled all the elders of the people of Israel.

The people believed them. When they heard that Jehovah was concerned about the people of Israel and that he had seen their misery, they knelt, bowed low and worshiped.

Speak to the people of Israel and tell all of them to ask their neighbors for gold and silver jewelry.

For seven days no leaven is to be seen in your houses: for whoever takes bread which is leavened will be cut off from the people of Israel, if he is from another country or if he is an Israelite by birth.

When it was reported to the king of Egypt that the people had fled, the heart of Pharaoh and his servants was turned against the people, and the king and his servants said, "What in the world have we done? For we have released the people of Israel from serving us!"

The Lord said to Moses, Why do you cry to Me? Tell the people of Israel to go forward!

That day Jehovah saved the people of Israel from the Egyptians. The Israelites saw them lying dead on the seashore.

And Moses said to Aaron, Say to all the people of Israel, Come near before the Lord for he has given ear to your outcry.

Moses went up to God, and the Lord called to him from the mountain, "Thus you will tell the house of Jacob, and declare to the people of Israel:

When you take a census of the people of Israel, each man is to pay me a price for his life. This to insure that no disaster will come on him while the census is being taken.

Collect this money from the people of Israel and spend it for the upkeep of the tent of meeting. This tax will be the payment for their lives. I will remember to protect them.

Say this to the people of Israel: 'This oil must always be used in the ordination service of a priest. It is holy because it is dedicated to Jehovah.

Speak to the people of Israel. Say: 'You must observe my Sabbaths. This is a sign between you and me throughout your generations that you may know that I am Jehovah, the one who sanctifies you.

It is a long lasting sign between the people of Israel and me for the reason that Jehovah made heaven and earth in six days. Then He ceased from work and was refreshed on the seventh day.'

He took the bull-calf that they had made, melted it, ground it into fine powder, and mixed it with water. Then he made the people of Israel drink it.

Moses spoke to all the people of Israel: This is what Jehovah has commanded:

Then the whole congregation of the people of Israel left Moses.

The people of Israel, every man and woman whose hearts were willing, gave their offerings freely to Jehovah. This was for the work that Jehovah gave Moses orders to have done.

For the cloud of the Lord was resting on the House by day, and at night there was fire in the cloud, before the eyes of all the people of Israel, and so it was through all their journeys.

to tell the people of Israel: If a person sins unintentionally and does not keep Jehovah's commandments he would have to observe the following rules:

And if all the people of Israel do wrong, without anyone's knowledge; if they have done any of the things which by the Lord's order are not to be done, causing sin to come on them;

for the breast of the wave offering and the thigh of the contribution offering I have taken from the Israelites out of their peace offering sacrifices and have given them to Aaron the priest and to his sons from the people of Israel as a perpetual allotted portion.'"

You must also teach the people of Israel everything that I commanded Moses to say to them.

You and your families may eat the breast and the hind leg that are presented as the special gift and the special contribution to Jehovah for the priests. You may eat them in any ritually clean place. These offerings have been given to you and your children as the part that belongs to you from the fellowship offerings of the people of Israel.

And no man may be in the Tent of meeting from the time when Aaron goes in to take away sin in the holy place till he comes out, having made himself and his house and all the people of Israel free from sin.

These regulations are to be observed for a long lasting time to come. This ritual must be performed once a year to purify the people of Israel from all their sins. So Moses did as Jehovah commanded.

Give Aaron and his sons and all the people of Israel the following regulations.

This means that the people of Israel must take the sacrifices they have been making in the open fields and bring them to Jehovah. They must bring them to the priest at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. The people will sacrifice them as peace offerings to Jehovah.

That is why I have said to the people of Israel: 'Neither you nor foreigners should ever eat blood.'

This is because the life of any creature is in its blood. So I have said to the people of Israel: 'Never eat any blood, because the life of any creature is in its blood. Whoever eats blood must be excluded from the people.'

Speak to the people of Israel and say: 'I am Jehovah your God!

This is how generations to come may learn how I made the people of Israel live in booths when I brought them out of Egypt. I am Jehovah your God!'

When Moses had said this to the people of Israel, they took the man outside the camp and stoned him to death. The people of Israel did what Jehovah commanded Moses.

Give the following regulations to the people of Israel: 'When you enter the land that Jehovah is giving you, honor Jehovah by not cultivating the land every seventh year.

Give the following regulations for the people of Israel: 'When any of you have been given to Jehovah in fulfillment of a special vow, you may be set free by the payment of the following sums of money,

I assign the Levites to Aaron and his sons, as a gift from the Israelites. They are to work in the tent for the people of Israel and to protect the Israelites from the disaster that would strike them if they came too near the Holy Place.

Moses, Aaron, and all the people of Israel dedicated the Levites, as Jehovah commanded Moses.

the following regulations for the people of Israel. They are to observe them in the land he was going to give them.

At their cries, all [the people of Israel] who were around them fled because they thought, "The earth may swallow us too!"

You and your sons alone must fulfill the responsibilities for the Holy Place and the altar. That way my anger will not again break out against the people of Israel.

The people of Israel said: We will stay on the main road. If we, or our animals, drink any of your water we will pay for it. All we want is to pass through.

The Edomites repeated: We refuse! Then they marched out with a powerful army to attack the people of Israel.

And the LORD sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and much people of Israel died.

Then tame the people of Israel unto Moses and said - We have sinned in that we spake against Yahweh and against thee, Pray thou unto Yahweh, that he may take from us the serpent. So Moses prayed for the people.

The people of Israel sang this song: Wells, produce your water; And we will greet it with a song.

The people of Israel sent messengers to the Amorite king Sihon to say:

The next morning Balak took Balaam up to Bamoth Baal, from where Balaam could see a part of the people of Israel.

The descendants of Jacob are like specks of dust. Who can count them or number even one-fourth of the people of Israel? Let me die the death of innocent people. Let my end be like theirs.'

Balak said to Balaam: You refuse to curse (malign) the people of Israel, but at least do not bless them!

Balaam knew that Jehovah wanted him to bless the people of Israel. So he did not go to look for omens, as he had done before. He turned toward the desert.

There he saw the people of Israel camped tribe by tribe. The Spirit of God took control of him.

And the prisoners and the goods and everything they had taken, they took to Moses and Eleazar the priest and the people of Israel, to the tent-circle in the lowlands of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho.

the following instructions for the people of Israel: When you enter Canaan, the land I am giving you, these are the borders of your territory.

And you shall not defile the land in which you live, in the midst of which I dwell, for I, the Lord, dwell in the midst of the people of Israel.

They said: Jehovah commanded you to distribute the land to the people of Israel by drawing lots. He also commanded you to give the property of our relative Zelophehad to his daughters.

So Moses gave the people of Israel the following command from Jehovah. He said: What the tribe of Manasseh says is right,

They were near the town of Bethpeor. This was in the territory that had belonged to King Sihon of the Amorites, who had ruled in the town of Heshbon. Moses and the people of Israel defeated him when they came out of Egypt.

Then Moses called all the people of Israel together and said to them: "Listen, Israel, to the statutes and ordinances that I am about to deliver to you today; learn them and be careful to keep them!

Be merciful, O LORD, unto thy people Israel, whom thou hast redeemed, and lay not innocent blood unto thy people of Israel's charge. And the blood shall be forgiven them.

These are the words of the covenant that the Lord commanded Moses to make with the people of Israel in the land of Moab, in addition to the covenant he had made with them at Horeb.

Moses called together all the people of Israel and said: You saw for yourselves what Jehovah did to the king of Egypt, to his officials, and to his entire country.

Then Moses called Joshua and said to him in the presence of all the people of Israel: Be determined and with good courage. You are the one who will lead these people to occupy the land Jehovah promised to their ancestors.

When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance and divided the human race, He set the boundaries of the peoples according to the number of the people of Israel.

These are the blessings that Moses, the man of God, pronounced on the people of Israel before he died:

He was king in Jeshurun (Israel) when the leaders and all the tribes of the people of Israel were gathered.

So Joshua called the twelve men whom he had chosen from the people of Israel, one man from each tribe.

All the Amorite kings who lived across the Jordan River to the west and all the Canaanite kings by the Mediterranean Sea became discouraged as soon as they heard that the LORD had dried up the water of the Jordan River for the people of Israel until they had crossed it. They no longer had a will to fight because of the people of Israel.

And all Israel, and their elders, and officers, and their judges, stood on this side the ark and on that side before the priests the Levites, which bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, as well the stranger, as he that was born among them; half of them over against mount Gerizim, and half of them over against mount Ebal; as Moses the servant of the LORD had commanded before, that they should bless the people of Israel.

However, the people of Israel did not send out the Geshurites, or the Maacathites: but Geshur and Maacath are living among Israel to this day.

As the Lord had given orders to Moses, so the people of Israel did, and they made division of the land.

"Tell the people of Israel to set apart cities of refuge about which I spoke to you through Moses,

These were the cities of refuge chosen for all the people of Israel and for any foreigner living among them. Any who killed a person accidentally could find protection there from the one looking for revenge. They could not be killed unless they had first received a public trial.

Then the family leaders of the descendants of Levi approached Eleazar the priest and Nun's son Joshua, along with the family leaders of the people of Israel.

So in accordance with Jehovah's command the people of Israel gave the Levites cities and pasturelands out of their own territories.

By drawing lots, the people of Israel assigned these cities and their pasturelands to the Levites, as Jehovah commanded through Moses.

From the land that the people of Israel possessed, a total of forty-eight cities, with the pasturelands around them, was given to the Levites.

So the people of the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Manasseh went back home. They left the rest of the people of Israel at Shiloh in the land of Canaan and started out for their own land, the land of Gilead, which they had taken as Jehovah commanded them through Moses.

When the people of Israel heard this, the whole community came together at Shiloh to go to war against the eastern tribes.

Then the people of Israel sent Phinehas, the son of Eleazar the priest, to the people of the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and East Manasseh in the land of Gilead.

That now you are turned back from the Lord? and, because you are false to him today, tomorrow his wrath will be let loose on all the people of Israel.

Did not Achan, the son of Zerah, do wrong about the cursed thing, causing wrath to come on all the people of Israel? And not on him only came the punishment of death.

Phinehas, the son of Eleazar the priest, said to them: We know that Jehovah is with us. You have not rebelled against him. So you have saved the people of Israel from Jehovah's punishment.

So Eleazar's son Phinehas the priest and the leaders returned from the descendants of Reuben, the descendants of Gad, and from the land of Gilead to the land of Canaan and to the people of Israel, bringing back word to them.

What they said pleased the people of Israel, so they blessed God and said no more about going up to attack them in war and to destroy the land where the descendants of Reuben and the descendants of Gad were living.

As long as Joshua lived, the people of Israel served Jehovah. After his death they continued to do so as long as those leaders were alive who had seen for themselves everything Jehovah had done for Israel.

The body of Joseph, which the people of Israel had brought from Egypt, was buried at Shechem, in the piece of land that Jacob had bought from the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem, for a hundred pieces of silver. Joseph's descendants inherited this land.

After the death of Joshua the people of Israel inquired of the LORD, "Who shall go up first for us against the Canaanites, to fight against them?"

When the angel of the LORD spoke these words to all the people of Israel, the people lifted up their voices and wept.

When Joshua dismissed the people, the people of Israel went each to his inheritance to take possession of the land.

And the people of Israel did what was evil in the sight of the LORD and served the Ba'als;

it was only that the generations of the people of Israel might know war, that he might teach war to such at least as had not known it before.

So the people of Israel dwelt among the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Per'izzites, the Hivites, and the Jeb'usites;

And the people of Israel did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, forgetting the LORD their God, and serving the Ba'als and the Ashe'roth.

Therefore the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel, and he sold them into the hand of Cu'shan-rishatha'im king of Mesopota'mia; and the people of Israel served Cu'shan-rishatha'im eight years.

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