Notes Critical And Practical On The Hook Of Numbers

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Author: George Bush
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Book Description: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 edition. Excerpt: compared with that of Abel. The sin could not admit of any palliation, and therefore the sinners could not hope for any acceptance. The original for ' offering" is mincha, meat or meal-cfFering, of 'which see in the Notes on Gen. 4:3. Lev. 2:1. The true reference of the term is not easily settled. One of the Rabbinical writers says it points to the incense which they were to offer on the morrow. Another explains it thus: "I know they have a part in the daily sacrifices of the congregation j let not their part be accepted before thee." This latter we think the most probable interpretation, as it seems forced to apply the term "meat or meal-offering" to the incense which they proposed to offer.----I have not taken one ass from tliem. This was an appeal to the Lord on the part of Moses whether he had ever in any, even the slightest particular, abused his power, or encroached upon the rights or the property of any person. He was accused by the conspirators of usurpation, which would of course imply oppression and extortion. But as he had committed neither op 16 And Moses said unto Koran, Be thou' and all thy company before the Lord, thou, and thej7, and Aaron, to-morrow: 17 And take every man hia censer, and put incense in them pression nor extortion, he can boldly affirm his innocence of the charge of usurpation. So for was he from this, that he declares before God that he had not taken, i. e. received by gift or reward, even the vilest beast; much less had he appropriated any thing of the kind by violent seizure. In like manner Samuel appeals, 1 Sam. 12: 3, to the people of Israel to bear witness to his integrity. "Behold, here I am; witness against mo before the Lord, and before his anointed; whose ox have...