Numbers 7 – 9: God Consecrates the Tabernacle and the Levites, and Becomes the Guiding Fiery Cloud

Consecration of the Levites When They Were Installed in Their Charges by Wijding van de Levieten, printed in 1683 by Jan Luyken, currently at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands If, like me, you're ready to wrap up all the lists and requirements and duties that the Israelites are supposed to have and do and…

Numbers 1 – 3: Two Censuses (Censi?)

Image from an etching by Philip James de Loutherbourg from the opening page of Numbers from the Bible published by Thomas Macklin, 1791, currently at The British Museum A new book! Numbers! The name for this chapter in the Christian Bible comes from the Septuagint, the pre-Christian Greek translation of the Torah, and is based…