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4th Book of the Bible
Original Language: Hebrew
... the prophet of Israel who stood against the Pharaoh of Egypt,
and led the children of Israel out of Egypt to freedom, by the power of
Almighty GOD. He received directly from GOD the law as he met with Him a
top Mount Sinai during the Exodus. He led Israel throughout the entire
period of the Exodus and sojourn in the dessert. He died just prior
Israel's entrance into the promised land. Though entirely a man of God,
Moses himself represented the law, therefore his non- entrance into the
holy land symbolizes that no man will be justified by the law before GOD's
throne. Interestingly enough it was Joshua- a name very similar to Yeshua,
translated 'salvation', who led Israel into the promised land, indicating
it is by the grace of GOD that we are saved.
Description: In this fourth book of the Bible, GOD commands that
the children of ISRAEL be numbered, or in other words a census to be taken.
This was a huge undertaking indeed.
The first five books of the Old Testament (Tenakh) comprise
what Israel calls the "Torah". This is one of those books. They are also referred to
as the Pentatuch. All five books were written by the Prophet Moses, probably during
his sojourn in the wilderness. In this first book of the Torah, you will find these
- The task of numbering the tribes of ISRAEL