Easton's Bible Dictionary
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Encamp: An encampment was the resting-place for a longer or shorter period of
an army or company of travellers
(Exodus 13:20; 14:19; Joshua 10:5; 11:5) The
manner in which the Israelites encamped during their march through
the wilderness is described in
(Numbers 2:1-3:51) The order of the
was preserved in the march
(Numbers 2:17) the signal for which was the
blast of two silver trumpets. Detailed regulations affecting the camp
for sanitary purposes are given
(Leviticus 4:11,12; 6:11; 8:17; 10:4,5; 13:46)
(Leviticus 14:3; Numbers 12:14,15; 31:19; Deuteronomy 23:10,12) Criminals were executed
without the camp
(Leviticus 24:14) comp.
(John 19:17,20) and there also the
young bullock for a sin-offering was burnt comp.
(Leviticus 4:12; Hebrews 13:12)
In the subsequent history of Israel frequent mention is made of their
encampments in the time of war
(Judges 7:18; 1 Samuel 13:2,3,16,23; 17:3; 29:1)
(1 Samuel 30:9,24) The temple was sometimes called "the camp of the Lord"
(2 Chronicles 31:2) R.V.; comp.
(Psalms 78:28) The multitudes who flocked to
David are styled "a great host (i.e., "camp;" Heb. mahaneh), like the
host of God"
(1 Chronicles 12:22)
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