Book of numbers chapter 21 commentary on genesis

This book is called numbers because there are many lists of numbers in it. David guzik commentary on numbers 21, where god sends fiery serpents among the. If you will deliver these people into our hands, we will totally destroy their cities. We would love to see and read such ancient literature lost to history. This is session 01 of 24 all of which are a indepth bible study on genesis. In fact, abraham never even acknowledged the sinfulness of his actions. As i was in the process of checking them out, i discovered something interesting. Genesis 21 is proof of this kind of blessing in the life of the christian. The following are five of the most helpful commentaries on this neglected book of scripture. The book of numbers is coming to terms with the fact that the old generation will not see gods promises come to fruition. The first book of the pentateuch is one of the most wellknown books of the bible. In addition to this, kings and great men will come out of him.

Two of the commentaries had never been checked out before. The sons of aaron, the levites taken instead of the firstborn. God promises abram hed become a father of nations and changes his name to abraham. This raiding king came from a canaanite city in the south i. The words of this and the following verse seem to be not a part of that triumphant song made, by some amoritish poet, which seems to be concluded, numbers 21. Charles darwin himself discarded a mild protestant faith when he concluded that the author of genesis was a bad geologist. The book of genesis new international commentary on the old. This incident takes place near the end of moses life and the conclusion of israels wandering in the wilderness. The book of genesis new international commentary on the old testament series 117.

Commentary for numbers 21 the canaanites of arad destroyed. The first chapter of genesis remains a great stumbling block for the modern mind. Numbers 21 to 36 free bible commentary in easy english. The book of genesis does not name its author and the book ends three centuries before the birth of moses. Add to this the age of isaac when he was weaned, which, from genesis 21. And when king arad the canaanite, which dwelt in the south, heard tell that israel came by the way of the spies. God responds with shortterm severity and longterm generosity as he leads them into the promised land. Read and study numbers, including book summary, with the versebyverse bible commentary hi, sign out. The levites numbered by their families, their duties. This chapter gives an account of the defeat of king arad, the canaanite, numbers 21. In genesis chapter 21, we see th e purpose, power, and faithfulness of god in his promise fulfilled. Numbers 21 commentary matthew henry commentary on the.

Numbers 21 commentary john gills exposition on the whole bible. Therefore it is said in the book of the wars of the lord. Numbers 21 bible commentary wesleys explanatory notes. Moshe initially asks these two kings for permission to pass peacefully through their lands in order to reach the land of israel. The lord jesus mentions the serpent as a symbol of his death on the cross john 3. And here they scoff at the impotency not only of the moabites, but of their god also, who could not save his people from the sword of sihon and the amorites. Matthew henry 18 october 1662 22 june 1714 was an english commentator on the bible, who published his works in 1706, sixvolume exposition of the old and new testaments 17081710 or complete commentary, provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the bible, covering the whole of the old testament, and the gospels and acts in the new testament. I also have many more chuck missler bible studies so please subscribe. God blessed abraham, he gave him wealth genesis 12.

It reminds believers of the spiritual warfare in which they are engaged, for numbers is the book of the service and walk of gods people. David guziks commentary on the book of genesis, beginning with gods creation of the universe in genesis 1. Thirteen years after the birth of ishmael the son of abram, god appears to abram. Book of genesis chapter 01 chapter 02 chapter 03 chapter 04 chapter 05 chapter 06 chapter 07 chapter 08 chapter 09 chapter 10 chapter 11 chapter 12 chapter chapter 14 chapter 15 chapter 16 chapter 17 chapter 18 chapter 19 chapter 20 chapter 21 chapter 22 chapter 23 chapter 24 chapter 25 chapter 26. Understanding this first book, the book of genesis, is crucial to understanding the old testament and the entire bible. The lord commands that he walk before god perfectly. Read numbers commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete.

Modern commentaries on the book of genesis can be almost worthless. This page provides a method to go directly to a commentary by a specific author. Read genesis commentary using commentary critical and explanatory on the whole bible. Verse by verse commentaries by book precept austin. Introduction while i was preparing to teach on the prophet balaam, i went to the church library to check out some of the best commentaries on the book of numbers. King arad the canaaniterather, the canaanite king of aradan ancient town on the southernmost borders of palestine, not far from kadesh. Numbers is also called the book of the march and the roll call numbers 33. Numbers 21 commentary peter petts commentary on the bible. This is the exact same place where the israelites have been hanging out since god freed them from slavery back in exodus. Numbers 21 commentary commentary critical and explanatory. A word list at the end explains words with a star by them.

Keil and delitzsch biblical commentary on the old testament the israelites then vowed to the lord, that if he would give this people into their hands, they would ban their cities. Then follow the rising up of korah chaps 16 and 17, the failure of moses and aaron ch. Authorship this is the first book of the torah to name a written source, the book of the wars of yhwh, num. The book of numbers was written between 1440 and 1400 b. Isaac, the child of promise born into abrahams family v. The story line of salvation which begins in genesis 3 is not completed until revelation chapters 21 and 22, where the eternal kingdom of redeemed believers is gloriously pictured. The faith and obedience of abraham put to a most extraordinary test, 1. He took care to have his title to the well cleared and confirmed, to prevent any disputes or quarrels for the future, genesis 21. Book of numbers overview insight for living ministries.

It is a combination of historical narrative and legislation as well as the ancient poetic oracles i. Genesis 21 commentary matthew henry commentary on the. Ishmael, the son of the bondwoman, cast out of it v. Numbers 21 niv arad destroyed when the canaanite bible. Numbers 21 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the church of christ, presents a verse level look at the bible. As it does for the rest of the pentateuch, universal jewish and christian tradition attributes the authorship of the book of numbers to moses. This commentary has been through advanced checking. An easyenglish bible version and commentary 2800 word vocabulary on the book of numbers. Genesis 21 commentary james burton coffman commentaries. The armies of israel now begin to emerge out of the wilderness, and to come into a land inhabited, to enter upon action, and take possession of the frontiers of the land of promise. Yet, israel petitioned god who heard them and helped them destroy the canaanites of the south. A glorious campaign this chapter gives us the history of, especially in the latter part of it. Genesis chapter 21 verse by verse bible commentary.

Stephen dray genesis lecture notes unpublished victor p. The book of genesis new international commentary on the old testament series 117 hamilton, victor p. The hebrew name for these books is the torah, which means law. To his mind, the biblical six days of creation and lyells principles of geology could not both. We would at least have expected abrahams unbelief to have been exposed and finally conquered in chapter 20, but it did not happen. Hed heard israel came as spies against them and fought against them. Leviticus 21 commentary leviticus 22 commentary leviticus 23 commentary leviticus 24 commentary leviticus 25 commentary leviticus 26 commentary leviticus 27 commentary. Numbers 21 commentary john gills exposition on the. Much of modern bible scholarship has become obsessed with source criticismthe attempt to try to figure out what literary sources went into the composition of a book of the bible. Sep 10, 20 this is session 01 of 24 all of which are a indepth bible study on genesis. Fiery serpents hebrew, nechashim, the plural of the word translated serpent, genesis 3. The influence of genesis in scripture is demonstrated by its being quoted over 35 times in the new testament and hundreds of allusions appearing in both testaments.

He is commanded to offer his beloved son isaac for a burntoffering, 2. The background to genesis 21 is one that abraham would have preferred moses not bother to record in holy writ. While sojourning in gerar, abraham once again passed off his wife sarah as his sister. We also see how sarah relied again on her own power and didnt rest in gods promise. Ishmael mocking on the occasion, sarah requires that both he and his mother hagar shall be dismissed, 9,10. You can find the best commentary on genesis for you using the tools on the right side. We have provided this method as a convenience to our users. Yahweh will soon command joshua to commission joshua as his successor 27. Carol meyers, in her commentary on exodus, suggests that it is arguably the most important book in. God separates the earth from the waters, and makes it fruitful. Numbers commentary matthew henry commentary on the. This was to lead the israelites to look more thoroughly to the lord. However, we do not feel this is the best method for using the blue letter bible. I found the three good commentaries that were not in my own library.

The book of genesis, the first book of the hebrew bible and the old testament, is an account of the creation of the world and the origins of the jewish people it is divisible into two parts, the primeval history chapters 111 and the ancestral history chapters 1250. Hamilton the book of genesis 2 volumes new international commentary on the old testament eerdmans. Moses is the central figure within the book, and in at least two instances numbers mentions him recording events by the lords commands numbers 33. They contain gods instructions about how his people should live. The armies of israel now begin to emerge out of the wilderness, and to come into a land inhabited, to enter upon action, and take possession of the. Free bible commentary on genesis chapters 111 in easy english. Numbers chapter 21 summary began with a number of the israelites taken as prisoners by a king arad of canaan. Commentary on the book of genesis by matthew henry old. He made a very handsome present to abimelech, genesis 21. The book of numbers narrates a key chapter in the story of israel. Theyve been in this same spot for about a year and now theyre getting ready to start out on their journey to this land flowing with milk and honey that god keeps talking about.

Isaac, the child of promise born into abrahams family. The book of exodus is the second book of the bible and describes the exodus, which includes. King arad the canaaniterather, the canaanite king of arad an ancient town on the southernmost borders of palestine, not far from kadesh. But the whole of scripture, the talmud, the first century historian, josephus, and the early church are unanimous that he is the author. Numbers 21 new international version niv arad destroyed.

Study the bible online using commentary on genesis and more. The king of arad, the canaanite, who dwelt in the south, heard that israel was coming on the road to atharim, then he fought against israel and took some of them prisoners. He prepares, with the utmost promptitude, to accomplish the will of god, 36. Study the bible online using commentary on numbers and more. Numbers 21 commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. Abraham, distressed on the account, is ordered by the lord to comply, 11,12. The chapter naturally falls into the following divisions.

Abrahams age, and sarahs exultation at the birth of their son, 57. But the mere mention of a book by the bible doesnt mean that the book belongs in our bibles. In this post, i will briefly describe five of the most generally helpful commentaries available on the first book of the bible. This chapter details the birth of isaac genesis 21. Genesis chapter 21 questions and answers biblefied. Numbers with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. After 40years of wandering in the wilderness, the people of israel were beginning to make contact with tribes south and east of the jordan river, starting with the edomites in chapter 20. It is justice, as well as wisdom, to do thus, in perptuam rei memoriamthat the circumstance may be perpetually remembered. Matthew henry commentary on the whole bible marshall morgan and scott. In the list of chapter 33, there occur two other stations, zahnonah and phunon, between mount hor and oboth. The message of the book of numbers, is universal and timeless. Serpents are often used as pictures of evil in the bible genesis 3.

The vision concerning the promised seed is for an appointed time, and now, at the end, it speaks, and does not lie. To compel obedience to yahweh by members of the new community by reminding them of. Commentary on the book of numbers by matthew henry old. Chapter 21 starts the third part of the book of numbers. Genesis commentary commentary critical and explanatory. The second census, in chapter 26, names the generation that will be poised on the edge of canaan when the book reaches its end. In this section, the israelites capture the lands of sihon, king of the amorites and og, king of bashan. It might, too, be called the book of murmurings because from beginning to end it is filled with the spirit of rebellion against god.

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