10:2 Make thee two trumpets of silver; of a a whole piece
shalt thou make them: that thou mayest use them for the
calling of the assembly, and for the journeying of the
(a) Or, of work beaten out with the hammer.
10:5 When ye blow an alarm, then the camps that lie on the b
east parts shall go forward.
(b) That is, the host of Judah and they that are under his
10:6 When ye blow an alarm the second time, then the camps that
lie on the c south side shall take their journey: they
shall blow an alarm for their journeys.
(c) Meaning, the heart of Reuben.
10:8 And the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall d blow with the
trumpets; and they shall be to you for an ordinance for
ever throughout your generations.
(d) So that only the priests must blow the trumpets, as
long as the priesthood lasted.
10:10 Also in the day of your e gladness, and in your solemn
days, and in the beginnings of your months, ye shall blow
with the trumpets over your burnt offerings, and over the
sacrifices of your peace offerings; that they may be to
you for a memorial before your God: I [am] the LORD your
(e) When you rejoice that God has removed any plague.
10:13 And they f first took their journey according to the
commandment of the LORD by the hand of Moses.
10:17 And the tabernacle was taken down; and the sons of Gershon
and the sons of Merari set forward, bearing g the
(g) With all the belongings of it.
10:21 And the Kohathites set forward, h bearing the sanctuary:
and i [the other] did set up the tabernacle against they
(h) Upon their shoulders.
(i) The Merarites and Gershonites.
10:25 And the standard of the camp of the children of Dan set
forward, [which was] the k rereward of all the camps
throughout their hosts: and over his host [was] Ahiezer
the son of Ammishaddai.
(k) Leaving none behind, nor any of the former that
fainted in the way.
10:28l Thus [were] the journeyings of the children of Israel
according to their armies, when they set forward.
(l) This was the order of their host when they travelled.
10:29 And Moses said unto m Hobab, the son of Raguel the
Midianite, Moses' father in law, We are journeying unto
the place of which the LORD said, I will give it you: come
thou with us, and we will do thee good: for the LORD hath
spoken good concerning Israel.
(m) Some think that Reuel, Jethro, Hobab, and Keni were
all one: Kimhi says that Reuel was Jethro's father: so
Hobab was Moses father-in-law, see
(Ex 2:18,3:1,4:18,18:1 Jud 4:11)
10:33 And they departed from the n mount of the LORD three
days' journey: and the ark of the covenant of the LORD
went before them in the three days' journey, to search out
a resting place for them.
(n) Mount Sinai, or Horeb.
10:35 And it came to pass, when the ark set forward, that Moses
said, o Rise up, LORD, and let thine enemies be
scattered; and let them that hate thee flee before thee.