32.7 Why will you discourage the people? It is interesting to see the whole issue couched in terms of discouraging others from obeying God instead of not doing their fair share.
32.12 wholly followed Me... Caleb is a man I want to be like.
32.23 be sure your sin will find you out. I find this to be a intriguing expression especially in the immediate context of sinning against the Lord. I had always thought of this in terms of natural consequences, but am wondering about that now.
32.32 before the Lord... here in the context of going to battle. This expression is made more interesting here in the context of things that will be devoted to destruction, but mainly is a reminder that everything we do is "before the Lord."
- Read Sea
- wilderness of Sin
- Wilderness of Mihkah
- Mount Shepher
- Wilderness of Zin (Kadesh)
- Mount Hor
- 33.38 Aaron ... died...
- Mountains of Abarim
- plains of Moab
borders and tribal chiefs
35.22 pushed him suddenly without enmity...
35.31 accept no ransom for his life... I guess the rich were able to buy their way out of troubles too.
35.33 pollute the land... Innocent blood is the kind of pollution that everyone wants to stop.
35.33 no atonement can be made for the land... What a curious thought I had only thought of atonement in the terms of people's sin.
36.6 Let them marry whom they think be best... An interesting thought when thinking about arranged marriages and telling daughters who they can't marry (conditions to these did seem to apply.