Numbers 14:45

Hebrew Bible

43 For the Amalekites and the Canaanites are there before you, and you will fall by the sword. Because you have turned away from the Lord, the Lord will not be with you.” 44 But they dared to go up to the crest of the hill, although neither the ark of the covenant of the Lord nor Moses departed from the camp. 45 So the Amalekites and the Canaanites who lived in that hill country swooped down and attacked them as far as Hormah.

LXX Numbers 14:45


43 For Amalec and the Chananite are there before you, and ye shall fall by the sword; because ye have disobeyed the Lord and turned aside, and the Lord will not be among you. 44 And having forced their passage, they went up to the top of the mountain; but the ark of the covenant of the Lord and Moses stirred not out of the camp. 45 And Amalec and the Chananite that dwelt in that mountain came down, and routed them, and destroyed them unto Herman; and they returned to the camp.

 Notes and References

"... when following the sequence of the verses in Numbers and Exodus in which the reviser had inserted the duplicated sections ... with the exception of the aforementioned Exodus 18:25, he followed the sequence of the chapters in Numbers, with some exceptions ... The following additional verses are found in the text of Exodus and Numbers in the Samaritan Pentateuch based on segments derived from Deuteronomy 1-3: Numbers 10:10b; Exodus 18:24b, 25b; Numbers 12:16b (before 13:1); Numbers 13:33b (before 14:1); Numbers 14:40b; Numbers 14:45b; Numbers 20:13b; Numbers 21:11b; Numbers 21:12b; Numbers 21:20b; Numbers 21:22b; Numbers 21:23b; Numbers 27:23b; Numbers 20:13 ... Not all communities accepted some of these literary reformulations. Thus, some of them made their way to the Jewish LXX translators but not to the collection of the Masoretic text ..."

Tov, Emanuel Hebrew Bible, Greek Bible, and Qumran: Collected Essays (pp. 68-69) Mohr Siebeck, 2008

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