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Use of the trumpets

10:1 AND the LORD spake to Moses, saying,
10:2 Make ya’ll two trumpets of silver ; of a whole piece will you make them that you may use them for the calling of the assembly, and for the journeying of the camps.
10:3 And when they shall blow with them, all the assembly shall assemble themselves to ya’ll at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
10:4 And if they blow [but] with one [trumpet], then the princes, [which are] heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves to ya’ll .
10:5 When ya’ll blow an alarm, then the camps that lie on the east parts shall go forward.
10:6 When ya’ll blow an alarm the second time, then the camps that lie on the south side shall take their journey they shall blow an alarm for their journeys.
10:7 But when the congregation is to be gathered together, ya’ll shall blow, but ya’ll shall not sound an alarm.
10:8 And the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall blow with the trumpets ; and they shall be to you for an ordinance for ever throughout your generations.
10:9 And if ya’ll go to war in your land against the enemy that oppresses you, then ya’ll shall blow an alarm with the trumpets ; and ya’ll shall be remembered before the LORD your God, and ya’ll shall be saved from your enemies.
10:10 Also in the day of your gladness, and in your solemn days, and in the beginnings of your months, ya’ll shall blow with the trumpets over your burnt offerings, and over the sacrifices of your peace offerings; that they may be to you for a memorial before your God I [am] the LORD your God.

Journey from Sinai to Paran

10:11 And it came to pass on the twentieth [day] of the second month, in the second year, that the cloud was taken up from off the tabernacle of the testimony.
10:12 And the children of Israel took their journeys out of the wilderness of Sinai ; and the cloud rested in the wilderness of Paran.
10:13 And they first took their journey according to the commandment of the LORD by the hand of Moses.
10:14 In the first [place] went the standard of the camp of the children of Judah according to their armies and over his host [was] Nahshon the son of Amminadab.
10:15 And over the host of the tribe of the children of Issachar [was] Nethaneel the son of Zuar.
10:16 And over the host of the tribe of the children of Zebulun [was] Eliab the son of Helon.
10:17 And the tabernacle was taken down ; and the sons of Gershon and the sons of Merari set forward, bearing the tabernacle.
10:18 And the standard of the camp of Reuben set forward according to their armies and over his host [was] Elizur the son of Shedeur.
10:19 And over the host of the tribe of the children of Simeon [was] Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai.
10:20 And over the host of the tribe of the children of Gad [was] Eliasaph the son of Deuel.
10:21And the Kohathites set forward, bearing the sanctuary and [the other] did set up the tabernacle against they came.
10:22 And the standard of the camp of the children of Ephraim set forward according to their armies and over his host [was] Elishama the son of Ammihud.
10:23 And over the host of the tribe of the children of Manasseh [was] Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur.
10:24 And over the host of the tribe of the children of Benjamin [was] Abidan the son of Gideoni.
10:25 And the standard of the camp of the children of Dan set forward, [which was] the rereward of all the camps throughout their hosts and over his host [was] Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai.
10:26 And over the host of the tribe of the children of Asher [was] Pagiel the son of Ocran.
10:27 And over the host of the tribe of the children of Naphtali [was] Ahira the son of Enan.
10:28 This [were] the journeyings of the children of Israel according to their armies, when they set forward.
10:29 And Moses said to Hobab, the son of Raguel the Midianite, Moses’ father in law, We are journeying to the place of which the LORD said, I will give it you come you with us, and we will do ya’ll good for the LORD has spoken good concerning Israel.
10:30 And he said to him, I will not go ; but I will depart to mine own land, and to my kindred.
10:31 And he said, Leave us not, I pray ya’ll ; forasmuch as you know how we are to encamp in the wilderness, and you may be to us instead of eyes.
10:32 And it shall be, if you go with us, yea, it shall be, that what goodness the LORD shall do to us, the same will we do to ya’ll .

Blessing of Moses

10:33 And they departed from the mount of the LORD three days’ journey and the ark of the covenant of the LORD went before them in the three days’ journey, to search out a resting place for them.
10:34 And the cloud of the LORD [was] upon them by day, when they went out of the camp.
10:35 And it came to pass, when the ark set forward, that Moses said, Rise up, LORD, and let your enemies be scattered ; and let them that hate ya’ll flee before ya’ll .
10:36 And when it rested, he said, Return, O LORD, to the many thousands of Israel.

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