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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Numbers 21

1:16 summoned (a-4) That is, those who were habitually called to undertake the matters of the assembly.

Verse 1

21:1 south, (b-11) See ch. 13.17, and Genesis 12:9 . Atharim, (c-20) Some read 'the spies.'

Verse 3

21:3 Hormah. (a-30) See ch. 14.45.

Verse 4

21:4 impatient (b-28) Or 'was wearied.'

Verse 8

21:8 upon (c-31) Lit. 'seeth.'

Verse 9

21:9 brass, (d-7) brass, (d-32) Or 'copper.' beheld (e-28) 'looked intently [at].' so ch. 23.21.

Verse 11

21:11 Ijim-Abarim, (f-9) Or 'heaps of Abarim.'

Verse 14

21:14 brooks (g-18) Elsewhere 'torrents.'

Verse 15

21:15 brooks (g-6) Elsewhere 'torrents.' Ar, (h-13) Or 'Shebeth-Ar.'

Verse 16

21:16 Beer. (i-5) Well.

Verse 17

21:17 sing (k-9) Or 'answer,' 'respond,' as Hosea 2:25 .

Verse 18

21:18 lawgiver, (l-18) Or 'with the ruler's wand,' Genesis 49:10 .

Verse 25

21:25 villages. (a-24) Lit. 'daughters.' see Note at 2 Samuel 20:19 .

Verse 29

21:29 escaped, (b-17) Or 'his sons to be fugitives.'

Verse 30

21:30 them; (c-6) Or 'have laid them low.' Medeba. (d-25) Or 'with fire unto Medeba.'

Verse 32

21:32 villages, (a-13) Lit. 'daughters.' see Note at 2 Samuel 20:19 .

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Numbers 21". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". 1857-67.