Book Of Numbers
The Book of Numbers (from Greek Ἀριθμοί, Arithmoi; Hebrew: במדבר, Bəmidbar, "In the desert ") is the fourth book of the Hebrew Bible, and the fourth of five books of the Jewish Torah.
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... the overarching theme of the five books as the partial fulfilment of a promise to made by God to the patriarchs, to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob ... elaborate set of laws (scattered through Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers), which the Israelites are to observe they are also to remain faithful to Yahweh, the god of Israel, meaning, among other things, that ... The theme of descendants marks the first event in Numbers, the census of Israel's fighting men the huge number which results (over 600,000) demonstrates the fulfillment of God's ...
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