What does Camp mean in the Bible?

Greek / Hebrew Translation Occurance
הַֽמַּחֲנֶֽה encampment 12
הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֑ה encampment 11
הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֔ה encampment 10
מַחֲנֵ֣ה encampment 9
לַֽמַּחֲנֶ֑ה encampment 9
לַֽמַּחֲנֶ֔ה encampment 8
בְּמַחֲנֵ֣ה encampment 7
הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֖ה encampment 7
בַּֽמַּחֲנֶֽה encampment 7
לַֽמַּחֲנֶֽה encampment 7
לַֽמַּחֲנֶ֖ה encampment 5
הַֽמַּחֲנֶה֙ encampment 5
מַחֲנֵ֥ה encampment 5
בַּֽמַּחֲנֶ֑ה encampment 4
יַחֲנ֖וּ to decline 3
יִסָּֽעוּ to pull out 3
הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֗ה encampment 3
παρεμβολῆς an encampment. 2
הַֽמַּחֲנֶה֒ encampment 2
מַחֲנֵ֤ה encampment 2
בַּֽמַּחֲנֶ֖ה encampment 2
בַּֽמַּחֲנֶ֔ה encampment 2
מִמַּחֲנֵ֥ה encampment 2
יַחֲנֽוּ to decline 2
יַחֲנ֑וּ to decline 2
וְהַחֹנִ֥ים to decline 2
בַּמַּעְגָּ֔ל entrenchment 2
בַּֽמַּחֲנֶה֮ encampment 1
הַמַּחֲנֶ֥ה encampment 1
מִקֶּ֣רֶב midst 1
מַחֲנֵ֔הוּ encampment 1
הַמַּחֲנֶ֧ה encampment 1
לְמַחֲנֵ֥ה encampment 1
הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֛ה encampment 1
נָסָ֔עוּ to pull out 1
וּמַחֲנֵ֤ה encampment 1
וּמַחֲנֵ֣ה encampment 1
יִסְע֖וּ to pull out 1
לַֽמַּחֲנֶ֜ה encampment 1
הַמַּעְגָּ֔לָה entrenchment 1
מַחֲנֵ֑הוּ encampment 1
הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֜ה encampment 1
בַּֽמַּחֲנֶ֡ה encampment 1
מַחֲנֵ֧ה encampment 1
וְהַֽמַּחֲנֶ֖ה encampment 1
מַחֲנֵ֛הוּ encampment 1
παρεμβολὴν an encampment. 1
בְּמַחֲנֵ֖ה encampment 1
לַֽמַּחֲנֶ֗ה encampment 1
וְהַחֹנִ֣ים to decline 1
מֵאָ֣הֳלֵיהֶ֔ם tent. 1
וְיַחֲנוּ֙ to decline 1
תַחֲנ֖וּ to decline 1
הַֽחוֹנִ֤ים to decline 1
יַחֲנ֤וּ to decline 1
חֲנֹתֵ֙נוּ֙ to decline 1
וְהַחֹנִים֙ to decline 1
וְהַחוֹנִ֥ם to decline 1
יַחֲנוּ֙ to decline 1
וְחָנִ֨יתִי to decline 1
בַּֽמַּחֲנֶה‪‬ encampment 1
יָלִ֖ין to lodge 1
בַמַּחֲנֶ֤ה encampment 1
מִמַּחֲנ֣וֹת encampment 1
؟ הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֑ה encampment 1
מַחֲנ֥וֹת encampment 1
בְּמַחֲנֵ֥ה encampment 1
הַֽמַּחֲנֶה‪‬ encampment 1
מַחֲנֶ֗ךָ encampment 1
מַחֲנֶ֖יךָ encampment 1
מַחֲנֶ֑יךָ encampment 1
תַּחֲנֹתִֽי encamping 1

Definitions Related to Camp


   1 encampment, Camp.
      1a Camp, place of encampment.
      1b Camp of armed host, army Camp.
      1c those who encamp, company, body of people.


   1 to decline, incline, encamp, bend down, lay siege against.
      1a (Qal).
         1a1 to decline.
         1a2 to encamp.


   1 to pull out, pull up, set out, journey, remove, set forward, depart.
      1a (Qal).
         1a1 to pull out or up.
         1a2 to set out, depart.
         1a3 to journey, march.
         1a4 to set forth (of wind).
      1b (Niphal) to be pulled up, be removed, be plucked up.
      1c (Hiphil).
         1c1 to cause to set out, lead out, cause to spring up.
         1c2 to remove, quarry.


   1 an encampment.
      1a the Camp of Israel in the desert.
         1a1 used for the city of Jerusalem, inasmuch as that was to the Israelites what formerly the encampment had been in the desert.
         1a2 of the sacred congregation or assembly of Israel, as it had been gathered formerly in camps in the wilderness.
      1b the barracks of the Roman soldiers, which at Jerusalem were in the castle of Antonia.
   2 an army in a line of battle.


   1 entrenchment, track.
      1a circumvallation, entrenchment.
      1b track.


   1 midst, among, inner part, middle.
      1a inward part.
         1a1 physical sense.
         1a2 as seat of thought and emotion.
         1a3 as faculty of thought and emotion.
      1b in the midst, among, from among (of a number of persons).
      1c entrails (of sacrificial animals).


   1 to lodge, stop over, pass the night, abide.
      1a (Qal).
         1a1 to lodge, pass the night.
         1a2 to abide, remain (fig.
      1b (Hiphil) to cause to rest or lodge.
      1c (Hithpalpel) to dwell, abide.
   2 to grumble, complain, murmur.
      2a (Niphal) to grumble.
      2b (Hiphil) to complain, cause to grumble.


   1 tent.
      1a nomad’s tent, and thus symbolic of wilderness life, transience.
      1b dwelling, home, habitation.
      1c the sacred tent of Jehovah (the tabernacle).


   1 encamping, encampment.

Frequency of Camp (original languages)

Frequency of Camp (English)


Webster's Dictionary - Camp
(n.) The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc.
(n.) A single hut or shelter; as, a hunter's camp.
(v. t.) To afford rest or lodging for, as an army or travelers.
(n.) To play the game called camp.
(n.) A collection of tents, huts, etc., for shelter, commonly arranged in an orderly manner.
(v. i.) To pitch or prepare a camp; to encamp; to lodge in a camp; - often with out.
(n.) The company or body of persons encamped, as of soldiers, of surveyors, of lumbermen, etc.
(n.) A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost; - called also burrow and pie.
(n.) An ancient game of football, played in some parts of England.
1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Bishop of the Camp
(bishop of the camp)
Latin title given to a bishop in charge of a number of army chaplains (in Great Britain, also of the air force chaplains).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Camp
CAMP . See War.
1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Camp, Bishop of the
(bishop of the camp)
Latin title given to a bishop in charge of a number of army chaplains (in Great Britain, also of the air force chaplains).
Holman Bible Dictionary - Camp, EnCampment
A temporary settlement for nomadic and military people. In the Old Testament English translators usually use “camp” or “encampment” to translate Hebrew machaneh . A machaneh is a temporary settlement of travelers or warriors. Before the settlement in the Promised Land, Israel was a group of tribes on the move. Hence the frequent reference to “the camp” or “the camp of Israel” ( Exodus 14:19 ; Exodus 16:13 ). Leviticus and Deuteronomy contain laws regulating life “in the camp.”
Each tribe also had its own camp: Numbers 2:3 speaks of “the camp of Judah”; Numbers 2:25 of “the camp of Dan.” After each tribe had secured a permanent place of residence in the Promised Land, the term “camp” designated a military settlement, whether of Israel ( 1 Samuel 4:3 ; 1 Samuel 14:21 ) or of an enemy (2 Kings 7:10 ). The Hebrew word machaneh is often rendered “company” ( Genesis 32:8 ,Genesis 32:8,32:21 ), “host” (Exodus 14:24 ), and “army” (1 Samuel 17:1 ). The context in these instances calls for a word which designates the people of the camp rather than the settlement as such.
In the Greek translation of the Old Testament machaneh is rendered parembole , literally “a putting alongside.” This word appears in Hebrews 13:11 ,Hebrews 13:11,13:13 and in Revelation 20:9 . In the last passage it is used figuratively of the church, “the camp of the saints,” under attack by the forces of Satan. Its use in the two Hebrews citations is also figurative, drawing upon the time when the people Israel lived as camp and using that experience as a metaphor for the people of God at the time the author was writing. During Israel's years in the wilderness, sin offerings were burned outside the camp. When Jesus was put to death for the sins of mankind, He was led outside the Holy City and at a distance from the Temple. The writer of Hebrews thus encouraged his fellow Christians to follow their Lord “outside the camp” of Israel's sacrificial system and of their Jewish religious heritage, even though that could mean bearing abuse.
Thomas A. Jackson
Webster's Dictionary - Aid-de-Camp
(n.) An officer selected by a general to carry orders, also to assist or represent him in correspondence and in directing movements.
Webster's Dictionary - Aids-de-Camp
(pl.) of Aid-de-camp
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Camp
'The Camp' was a common expression used of Israel in the wilderness: the tabernacle in the centre and the twelve tribes, each in its appointed place, arranged around it, composed the camp.
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Everything was ordered of God, and each tribe must pitch its tents in the places appointed for them. Numbers 2 . As we might have expected, Moses, Aaron, and the priests were nearest to the door of the Tabernacle, and the Levites surrounded the three other sides.
The order in which the tribes were to march was also specified. In Psalm 80:2 we read "Before Ephraim, and Benjamin, and Manasseh, stir upthy strength, and come and save us." This alludes to those three being the tribes which immediately followed the Ark, the symbol of God's presence. It will be seen that the tribes were grouped under four leaders, each beingcalled a camp. They moved in the order given in Numbers 10 .
JUDAH, with Issachar and Zebulun,
The GERSHONITES and the MERARITES with the Tabernacle,
REUBEN, with Simeon and Gad,
The KOHATHITES with the 'sanctuary,'
EPHRAIM, with Manasseh and Benjamin,
DAN, with Asher and Naphtali.
Certain defilements shut a person out of the camp until he was cleansed, and many things had to be carried outside as being unfit for the place in the midst of which God had His dwelling-place. When the camp itself had become defiled by the golden calf, Moses "took the tabernacle and pitched it without the camp . . . . and called it the tabernacle of the congregation." This was not really 'the tabernacle,' for it had not at that time been erected. The word used signifies 'the tent,' and it was doubtless a tent anticipatory of the tabernacle significantly pitched by Moses outside the camp, to show that God's dwelling could not be where there was an idol, for it is added, "Every one which sought the Lord went out unto the tabernacle of the congregation, which was without the camp." Exodus 33:7 .
The bodies of the beasts whose blood was brought into the sanctuary by the high priests for sin were burned without the camp. Exodus 29:14 ; Leviticus 4:11,12 ; Hebrews 13:11 . With this is linked the fact that Jesus also 'suffered without the gate' (of Jerusalem, which then answered to the camp); on which is based the exhortation to Christians, "Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach." Hebrews 13:12,13 . The whole earthly religious system adapted to the natural man, as Judaism of old, answers now to 'the camp' which Christians are exhorted to leave. Such systems, Judaism and Christendom, stand in direct contrast to the heavenly and spiritual character of the church of God. The camp in Revelation 20:9 refers to the nation of Israel when again gathered into the land of Palestine. There is no 'camp' on earth for the church.
Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types - Camp
Hebrews 13:13 (b) The great religious groups of the world established by human agencies and teaching men's theories are called a "camp."
Revelation 20:9 (b) A term used to describe the armies of Israel encamped in and around Jerusalem.
Easton's Bible Dictionary - Camp
During their journeys across the wilderness, the twelve tribes formed encampments at the different places where they halted (Exodus 16:13 ; Numbers 2:3 ). The diagram here given shows the position of the different tribes and the form of the encampment during the wanderings, according to Numbers 1:53 ; 2:2-31 ; 3:29,35,38 ; 10:13-28 . The area of the camp would be in all about 3 square miles. After the Hebrews entered Palestine, the camps then spoken of were exclusively warlike (Joshua 11:5,7 ; Judges 5:19,21 ; 7:1 ; 1 Samuel 29:1 ; 30:9 , etc.).
Vine's Expository Dictionary of OT Words - Camp
Machăneh (מַחֲנֶה, Strong's #4264), “camp; encampment; host.” This noun derived from the verb chanah occurs 214 times in the Bible, most frequently in the Pentateuch and in the historical books. The word is rare in the poetical and prophetic literature.Those who travel were called “campers,” or in most versions (KJV, RSV, NASB) a “company” or “group” (NIV), as in Gen. 32:8. Naaman stood before Elisha “with all his company” (2 Kings 5:15 NASB, NEB, “retinue”). Travelers, tradesmen, and soldiers spent much time on the road. They all set up “camp” for the night. Jacob “encamped” by the Jabbok with his retinue (Gen. 32:10). The name Machăneh (Gen. 32:2, “camps”) owes its origin to Jacob’s experience with the angels. He called the place Machăneh in order to signify that it was God’s “camp” (Gen. 32:2), as he had spent the night “in the camp” (Gen. 32:21) and wrestled with God (Gen. 32:24). Soldiers also established “camps” by the city to be conquered (Ezek. 4:2) Usage of machăneh varies according to context.
First, it signifies a nation set over against another (Exod. 14:20). Second, the word refers to a division concerning the Israelites; each of the tribes had a special “encampment” in relation to the tent of meeting (Num. 1:52). Third, the word “camp” is used to describe the whole people of Israel: “And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud; so that all the people that was in the camp trembled” (Exod. 19:16).
God was present in the “camp” of Israel: “For the Lord thy God walketh in the midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; therefore shall thy camp be holy: that he see no unclean thing in thee, and turn away from thee” (Deut. 23:14). As a result, sin could not be tolerated within the camp, and the sinner might have to be stoned outside the camp (Num. 15:35).
The Septuagint translated machăneh by the Greek parembole (“camp; barracks; army”) 193 times. Compare these Old Testament occurrences with the use of “camp” in Hebrews 13:11: “For the bodies of those beasts, whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest for sin, are burned without the camp.” In the English versions, the word is variously translated “camp; company; army” (KJV, RSV, NASB, NIV); “host” (KJV); “attendances; forces” (NIV)
People's Dictionary of the Bible - Camp And EnCamp
Camp and Encamp. Exodus 14:19. The order in which the Israelites camped in the wilderness was specially prescribed by divine command. The tabernacle was placed in the centre; and round it were the tents of the house of Levi, in four divisions; Moses and Aaron, with the priests, on the east side, the Gershonites westward, Numbers 3:1-51, the Kohathites southward, and the Memrites northward. The great host, also in four divisions, encircled these. Three tribes lay to the east, Judah the chief, and Issachar and Zebulun. Numbers 2:2-9. On the south were three other tribes—Reuben, Simeon, and Gad. The tribes of Joseph's house lay to the west—Ephraim, Manasseh, and Benjamin. And on the north side was the camp of Dan, in the order of Dan, Asher, and Naphtali. We read of gates to the camp, Exodus 32:26-27; the dead were buried outside these, Numbers 10:4-5; also lepers, and various unclean persons, and captives, at least for a while, were to be there. Leviticus 13:46; Leviticus 14:3; Numbers 6:1-4; Numbers 12:14-15; Numbers 31:19; Numbers 31:24; Joshua 6:23. The skins, etc., of victims were burnt there, and ashes poured out and uncleanness removed thither, and criminals executed there. Leviticus 4:11-12; Leviticus 6:11; Leviticus 8:17; Leviticus 24:14; Numbers 15:35-36; Deuteronomy 23:10-12.
Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary - Camp
or ENCAMPMENT, of the Israelites. The whole body of the people, consisting of six hundred thousand fighting men, beside women and children, was disposed under four battalions, so placed as to enclose the tabernacle, in the form of a square, and each under one general standard. ( See ARMIES. ) There were forty-one encampments, from their first in the month of March, at Rameses, in the land of Goshen, in Egypt, and in the wilderness, until they reached the land of Canaan. They are thus enumerated in Numbers 33 :—
1 . Rameses
2. Succoth
3. Etham, on the edge of the wilderness
4. Pihahiroth
5. Marah
6. Elim
7. By the Red Sea
8. Wilderness of Sin
9. Dophkah
10 . Alush
11 . Rephidim
12 . Wilderness of Sinai
13 . Kibroth-hattaavah
14 . Hazeroth
15 . Rithmah
16 . Rimmon-parez
17 . Libnah
18 . Rissah
19 . Kehelatha
20 . Shapher
21 . Haradah
22 . Makheloth
23 . Tahath
24 . Tarah
25 . Mithcah
26 . Hashmonah
27 . Moseroth
28 . Bene-jaakan
29 . Hor-hagidgad
30 . Jotbathah
31 . Ebronah
32 . Ebion-gaber
33 . Kadesh
34 . Mount Hor
35 . Zalmonah
36 . Punon
37 . Oboth
38 . Ije-abarim
39 . Dibon-gad
40 . Almon-diblathaim
41 . Mountains of Abarim In the second year after their exodus from Egypt they were numbered; and upon an exact poll, the number of their males amounted to six hundred and three thousand, five hundred and fifty, from twenty years old and upward, Numbers 1:2 . This vast mass of people, encamped in beautiful order, must have presented a most impressive spectacle. That it failed not to produce effect upon the richly endowed and poetic mind of Balaam, appears from Numbers 24:2 ; "And Balaam lifted up his eyes and he saw Israel abiding in his tents according to their tribes; and the Spirit of God came upon him, and he took up his parable and said, How goodly are thy tents, O Jacob, and thy tabernacles, O Israel! As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river side, as the trees of lign aloes which the Lord hath planted, and as cedar trees beside waters." Grandeur, order, beauty, and freshness, were the ideas at once suggested to the mind of this unfaithful prophet, and called forth his unwilling admiration. Perhaps we may consider this spectacle as a type of the order, beauty, and glory of the true "church in the wilderness," in those happy days when God "shall not behold iniquity in Jacob, nor perverseness in Israel;" when it shall be said, "The Lord his God is with him, and the shout of a king is among them."
King James Dictionary - Camp
CAMP, n.
1. The ground on which an army pitch their tents, whether for a night or a longer time. 2. The order or arrangement of tents, or disposition of an army, for rest as, to pitch a camp. Also, the troops encamped on the same field. 3. An army. CAMP, or I. To rest or lodge, as an army, usually in tents to pitch a camp to fix tents but seldom used. See Encamp.
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Camp, EnCampments
These terms usually refer to the movements of the Israelites between Egypt and Canaan; and many passages of the Levitical law relate to things done "within" or "without the camp." The whole body of the people consisted of six hundred thousand fighting men, besides women and children, Numbers 1:2 ; and was disposed into four battalions, so arranged as to enclose the tabernacle in a square, and each under one general standard, Numbers 2:3 . The mode in which this vast mass of people was arranged, with the most perfect order and subordination, must excite general surprise. Balaam, standing on the heights of Moab, viewed the imposing spectacle with admiration and awe: "How godly are thy tents, O Jacob! the Lord his God is with him," Numbers 23:1-24:25 .
The order appointed for the removal of the hosts of Israel from one encampment to another is detailed in Numbers 9:1-10:36 . The names of forty-one encampments are given in Numbers 33:1-56 ; from the first in Rameses, in the month April, B. C. 1491, to the last on the brink of the Jordan forty years later. See EXODUS , and WANDERINGS.
Travellers in the desert were wont to pitch their tents in the center of a circle formed by their camels and baggage, which served as a barrier against an assault. A similar mode of encamping was practiced by large caravans, and by armies, 1 Samuel 26:5 .
Smith's Bible Dictionary - Camp
Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words - Camp
* For CAMP see ARMY

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Laager - ) A Camp, esp. ) To form into, or Camp in, a laager, or protected Camp
Uncamp - ) To break up the Camp of; to dislodge from Camp
Standard - In the Camp the twelve tribes were arranged with three on each side, one of each three giving the name to that side or Camp. Thus the standard of Judah is called the standard of the Camp of Judah, which was on the east; the Camp of Reuben on the south; the Camp of Ephraim on the west; and the Camp of Dan on the north. See Camp
Camp - Camp, n. The order or arrangement of tents, or disposition of an army, for rest as, to pitch a Camp. Also, the troops encamped on the same field. Camp, or I. To rest or lodge, as an army, usually in tents to pitch a Camp to fix tents but seldom used. See Encamp
Camping - ) Lodging in a Camp. ) of Camp...
Camp, Encampment - In the Old Testament English translators usually use “camp” or “encampment” to translate Hebrew machaneh . Hence the frequent reference to “the Camp” or “the Camp of Israel” ( Exodus 14:19 ; Exodus 16:13 ). Leviticus and Deuteronomy contain laws regulating life “in the Camp. ”...
Each tribe also had its own Camp: Numbers 2:3 speaks of “the Camp of Judah”; Numbers 2:25 of “the Camp of Dan. ” After each tribe had secured a permanent place of residence in the Promised Land, the term “camp” designated a military settlement, whether of Israel ( 1 Samuel 4:3 ; 1 Samuel 14:21 ) or of an enemy (2 Kings 7:10 ). The context in these instances calls for a word which designates the people of the Camp rather than the settlement as such. In the last passage it is used figuratively of the church, “the Camp of the saints,” under attack by the forces of Satan. Its use in the two Hebrews citations is also figurative, drawing upon the time when the people Israel lived as Camp and using that experience as a metaphor for the people of God at the time the author was writing. During Israel's years in the wilderness, sin offerings were burned outside the Camp. The writer of Hebrews thus encouraged his fellow Christians to follow their Lord “outside the Camp” of Israel's sacrificial system and of their Jewish religious heritage, even though that could mean bearing abuse
Camp - Machăneh (מַחֲנֶה, Strong's #4264), “camp; encampment; host. Those who travel were called “campers,” or in most versions (KJV, RSV, NASB) a “company” or “group” (NIV), as in “camps”) owes its origin to Jacob’s experience with the angels. He called the place Machăneh in order to signify that it was God’s “camp” ( Camp” ( Camp trembled” ( Camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; therefore shall thy Camp be holy: that he see no unclean thing in thee, and turn away from thee” ( Camp, and the sinner might have to be stoned outside the Camp (Hebrews 13:11: “For the bodies of those beasts, whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest for sin, are burned without the Camp. ” In the English versions, the word is variously translated “camp; company; army” (KJV, RSV, NASB, NIV); “host” (KJV); “attendances; forces” (NIV)...
Leaguer - ) The Camp of a besieging army; a Camp in general
Camp - Camp
Camp - * For Camp see ARMY ...
Castrensial - ) Belonging to a Camp
Camped - ) of Camp...
Aids-de-Camp - ) of Aid-de-camp...
Discamp - ) To drive from a Camp
Encampment - Below is represented the Israelite order of march and encampment (Numbers 2). The earthly Camp exhibited the perfect symmetry of the church; the tabernacle in the middle denoted the dependence of all on Jehovah and the access of all to Him. The area of the Camp was about three square miles. The "standard" (degel , a glittering emblem on a pole) marked the division or Camp, the "ensign" ('ot ) the family. ...
Thus there were four standards, one for each "camp" of three tribes: according to tradition the four cherubic forms, the lion (Judah, Genesis 49:9; Revelation 5:5), the ox (Ephraim, Deuteronomy 33:17), the man, and the eagle (Ezekiel 1:26; Ezekiel 10:1; Revelation 4:4, etc. Reuben, Leah's oldest son, with Simeon, Leah's second, and Gad, oldest of Leah's handmaid Zilpah's sous, formed the second Camp. Ephraim, Manasseh, and Benjamin, Rachel's descendants, formed the third Camp. Dan, oldest of the handmaids' children, with Asher and Naphtali, handmaids' children, formed the fourth Camp. The sanctity of the Camp was maintained even in time of war. 407, observes: "no faith or regard for religion exists among men in Camp" (nulla fides pietasque viris qui castra sequuntur ). But in war especially Israel was to "keep from every wicked thing," and even from any breach of decorum or cleanliness, "for the Lord thy God walketh in the midst of thy Camp to deliver thee and to give up thine enemies before thee, therefore shall thy Camp be holy, that He see no unclean thing in thee and turn away from thee" (Deuteronomy 23:9-14). ...
All refuse was to be carried outside the Camp. Ashes from the sacrifices were poured out in an appointed place outside the Camp, where the entrails, skin, and horns, and all that was not offered in sacrifice, were burnt (Leviticus 4:11-12; Leviticus 6:11; Leviticus 8:17; Leviticus 24:14). The military Camp was generally fixed on a hill and near water (1 Samuel 13:2-3; 1 Samuel 13:16; 1 Samuel 13:23; 1 Samuel 17:3; 1 Samuel 28:4; 1 Samuel 29:1). The baggage wagons or else an earthwork formed a barrier round the Camp. The machineh were movable Camps as distinguished from the matsab , or netsib , standing Camps (2 Chronicles 17:2)
Camp - 'The Camp' was a common expression used of Israel in the wilderness: the tabernacle in the centre and the twelve tribes, each in its appointed place, arranged around it, composed the Camp. ...
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Everything was ordered of God, and each tribe must pitch its tents in the places appointed for them. It will be seen that the tribes were grouped under four leaders, each beingcalled a Camp. ...
Certain defilements shut a person out of the Camp until he was cleansed, and many things had to be carried outside as being unfit for the place in the midst of which God had His dwelling-place. When the Camp itself had become defiled by the golden calf, Moses "took the tabernacle and pitched it without the Camp . The word used signifies 'the tent,' and it was doubtless a tent anticipatory of the tabernacle significantly pitched by Moses outside the Camp, to show that God's dwelling could not be where there was an idol, for it is added, "Every one which sought the Lord went out unto the tabernacle of the congregation, which was without the Camp. ...
The bodies of the beasts whose blood was brought into the sanctuary by the high priests for sin were burned without the Camp. With this is linked the fact that Jesus also 'suffered without the gate' (of Jerusalem, which then answered to the Camp); on which is based the exhortation to Christians, "Let us go forth therefore unto him without the Camp, bearing his reproach. The whole earthly religious system adapted to the natural man, as Judaism of old, answers now to 'the Camp' which Christians are exhorted to leave. The Camp in Revelation 20:9 refers to the nation of Israel when again gathered into the land of Palestine. There is no 'camp' on earth for the church
Decampment - ) Departure from a Camp; a marching off
Camp - ) A single hut or shelter; as, a hunter's Camp. ) To play the game called Camp. ) To pitch or prepare a Camp; to encamp; to lodge in a Camp; - often with out. ) The company or body of persons encamped, as of soldiers, of surveyors, of lumbermen, etc
Camper - ) One who lodges temporarily in a hut or Camp
Baggager - ) One who takes care of baggage; a Camp follower
Police - ) To make clean; as, to police a Camp. ) The cleaning of a Camp or garrison, or the state / a Camp as to cleanliness. ) Military police, the body of soldiers detailed to preserve civil order and attend to sanitary arrangements in a Camp or garrison
Latrine - in a Camp, hospital, etc
Encamp - ) To form and occupy a Camp; to prepare and settle in temporary habitations, as tents or huts; to halt on a march, pitch tents, or form huts, and remain for the night or for a longer time, as an army or a company traveling. ) To form into a Camp; to place in a temporary habitation, or quarters
Castrametation - ) The art or act of encamping; the making or laying out of a Camp
Argob (1) - Pekahiah's aide de Camp, slain by the conspirators under Pekah, in defending the king
Ordo Salutis - In the Reformed Camp, the ordo solutis Isaiah 1:1-31) election, 2) predestination, 3) calling, 4) regeneration, 5) faith, 6) repentance, 7) justification, 8) sanctification, and 9) glorification. In the Arminian Camp, the ordo soluits Isaiah 1:1-31) calling, 2) faith, 3) repentance, 4) regeneration, 5) justification, 6) perseverance, 7) glorification
ta'Han - (camp ), a descendant of Ephraim
Medad - ” Israelite layman who prophesied in the wilderness Camp (Numbers 11:26-27 )
Lascar - ) A native sailor, employed in European vessels; also, a menial employed about arsenals, Camps, Camps, etc. ; a Camp follower
ma'Haneh-Dan - (camp of Dan ), spoken of as "behind Kirjath-jearim," ( Judges 18:12 ) and as between Zorah and Eshtaol
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 2,3 . The order of the encampment (see 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 ; 14:3 ; Numbers 12:14,15 ; 31:19 ; Deuteronomy 23:10,12 ). ...
Criminals were executed without the Camp (Leviticus 4:12 ; Compare John 19:17,20 ), and there also the young bullock for a sin-offering was burnt (Leviticus 24:14 ; Compare 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 ; 30:9,24 ). The temple was sometimes called "the Camp of the Lord" (2 Chronicles 31:2 , RSV; Compare Psalm 78:28 ). , "camp;" Heb
Phurah - ) His servant and armor bearer, who accompanied him at midnight to the Midianite Camp (Judges 7:10-11; 1 Samuel 14:1)
Medad - He and Eldad "prophesied in the Camp" (Numbers 11:24-29 )
Mahaneh-Dan - (muh' huh neh-dan) Hebrew term meaning “camp of Dan. Thus it is not surprising that two places are designated “camp of Dan”: 1. A site west of Kiriath-jearim where the Danites Camped on the way to the hill country of Ephraim (Judges 18:12 )
Bishop of the Camp - (bishop of the Camp) ...
Latin title given to a bishop in charge of a number of army chaplains (in Great Britain, also of the air force chaplains)
Camp, Bishop of the - (bishop of the Camp) ...
Latin title given to a bishop in charge of a number of army chaplains (in Great Britain, also of the air force chaplains)
Castrensis, Episcopus - (bishop of the Camp) ...
Latin title given to a bishop in charge of a number of army chaplains (in Great Britain, also of the air force chaplains)
Beth-Diblathaim - In Jeremiah 48:22 mentioned with Dibon and Nebo; the next Camp to Dibon before Nebo ( Numbers 33:48 f
Episcopus Castrensis - (bishop of the Camp) ...
Latin title given to a bishop in charge of a number of army chaplains (in Great Britain, also of the air force chaplains)
Phu'Rah - ( 1 Samuel 14:1 ) who accompanied him in his midnight visit to the Camp of the Midianites
Army - ...
2: στρατόπεδον (Strong's #4760 — Noun Neuter — stratopedon — strat-op'-ed-on ) from stratos, "a military host," pedon, "a plain," strictly denotes "an army encamped, a Camp;" in Luke 21:20 , of the soldiers which were to be encamped about Jerusalem in fulfillment of the Lord's prophecy concerning the destruction of the city; the phrase might be translated "by Camps" (or encampments). In the NT it denotes the distribution of troops in army formation, "armies," Hebrews 11:34 ; a Camp, as of the Israelites, Exodus 19:17 ; 29:14 ; 32:17 ; hence, in Hebrews 13:11,13 , of Jerusalem, since the city was to the Jews what the Camp in the wilderness had been to the Israelites; in Revelation 20:9 , the "armies" or Camp of the saints, at the close of the Millennium
Elzaphan - Assisted Mishael his brother in carrying Nadab and Abihu, in their priestly coats, out of the Camp (Leviticus 10:4; compare Acts 5:6; Acts 5:9)
Decamp - ) To break up a Camp; to move away from a Camping ground, usually by night or secretly
Encampment by the Sea - ENCAMPMENT BY THE SEA . One of the stations in the itinerary of the children of Israel, where they encamped after leaving Elim, Numbers 33:10 . If the position of Elim be in the Wady Gharandel , then the Camp by the sea is on the shore of the Gulf of Suez, somewhere south of the point where the Wady Tayibeh opens to the coast. Sinai be really in the so-called Sinaitic peninsula, the Camp can be located within a half-mile
Trench - In 1 Samuel 26:5 , "trench" appears to mean the circle formed by Camp equipage. See Camp, ENCAMPMENTS
Outpost - ) A post or station without the limits of a Camp, or at a distance from the main body of an army, for observation of the enemy
Pretorium - ) The general's tent in a Roman Camp; hence, a council of war, because held in the general's tent
Mahanehdan - 'The Camp of Dan,' the place where six hundred men of Dan encamped 'behind' Kirjath-jearim on their march towards Laish
Captain - ); commanders of the bodyguard (Genesis 26); officers charged with the organization of newly-levied troops and the order of the Camp, and some whose status was not clear but who were later aides-de-camp
Carriage - , around a Camp, / 1 Samuel 17:20
Camp - Hebrews 13:13 (b) The great religious groups of the world established by human agencies and teaching men's theories are called a "camp. "...
Revelation 20:9 (b) A term used to describe the armies of Israel encamped in and around Jerusalem
Abronah - ” Wilderness Camp (Numbers 33:34 )
Flying - Moving light, and suited for prompt motion as a flying Camp
Spies - When they returned to the Israelite Camp, they discouraged the Israelites from going to Israel, saying it would be unconquerable
Circumvallation - ) A line of field works made around a besieged place and the besieging army, to protect the Camp of the besiegers against the attack of an enemy from without
Ahimelech - The Hittite who, with Abishai, was asked by David: "Who will go down with me to Saul to the Camp?" He lost a precious opportunity of serving the king (Isaiah 6:8); Abishai alone volunteered (1 Samuel 26:6)
Paddle - The Israelites were required to respect God's presence in their Camp by burying their excrement
Booty - Spoils taken in war were to be shared equally by those who fought and those who guarded the Camp, Numbers 31:27-32
Cozbi - When both she and Zimri were executed, a plague that was sweeping through the Israelite Camp was stopped
Commodious - ...
It is followed by for before a noun as a place commodious for a Camp
Moserah - The Camp was pitched on the slopes or at the foot of the mountain
Elzaphan - He helped carry the dead bodies of Nadab and Abihu out of the wilderness Camp after God punished them (Leviticus 10:4-5 )
Peor - A mountain of Moab, from which Balaam surveyed the Camp of Israel, Numbers 23:28
Eldad - He with Medad did not go with the rest to the tabernacle, but prophesied in the Camp
Taberah - ) A place in the wilderness of Paran where a fire from Jehovah consumed many Israelites at the outer edge of the Camp, for their murmurings (Numbers 11:3; Deuteronomy 9:22). It was close by Kibroth Hattaavah, and not a separate encampment; it therefore is not enumerated in Numbers 33:16
Uncleanness - It demanded separation from the Camp for a time, and in many cases an offering must be brought before there could be restoration
Camp And Encamp - Camp and Encamp. The order in which the Israelites Camped in the wilderness was specially prescribed by divine command. And on the north side was the Camp of Dan, in the order of Dan, Asher, and Naphtali. We read of gates to the Camp, Exodus 32:26-27; the dead were buried outside these, Numbers 10:4-5; also lepers, and various unclean persons, and captives, at least for a while, were to be there
Quartermaster - The NIV reading “staff-officer” likely reflects a slight change in the consonantal text to read “prince of the Camp
Tent - It was also 'a tent' that Moses pitched outside the Camp, in Exodus 33:7 . See Camp
Praetorium - The word at first denoted the headquarters in the Roman Camp, a space within which stood the general’s tent, the Camp altar, the augurâle , and the tribûnâl ; then the military council meeting there. Tiberius brought them all to Rome, and placed them in a fortified Camp, at the northern extremity of the Viminal
Minstrel - It was in the character of a minstrel that king Alfred entered the Camp of the Danes his enemies, and explored their situation
Night March - Breaking Camp and traveling at night
Pillage - ) To strip of money or goods by open violence; to plunder; to spoil; to lay waste; as, to pillage the Camp of an enemy
Heifer, Red - The red heifer was killed outside the Camp, and its blood was sprinkled by the priest seven times directly before the tabernacle. The ashes were gathered up and laid in a clean place outside the Camp. It had not atonement in view, but the cleansing by water of those who, having their dwelling and place in the Camp, where Jehovah's sanctuary was, had become defiled by the way: cf
Red Heifer - The rite involved: slaughter of a sacrificially acceptable heifer outside the Camp; sprinkling blood toward the tent of meeting seven times; burning the entire heifer, including its blood and dung, together with cedarwood, hyssop, and scarlet thread (compare Leviticus 14:4 ); and storing the ash in a clean place outside the Camp
Pie - ) See Camp, n
Encamp - ENCAMP', from Camp. ...
They encamped in Etham. Exodus 13 ...
The Levites shall encamp about the tabernacle. Encamp against the city and take it
Hachilah - A hill in which David hid, and on which, during his pursuit, Saul pitched his Camp, near the wilderness of Ziph
ad'Nah -
A Manassite who deserted from Saul and joined the fortunes of David on his road to Ziklag from the Camp of the Philistines
Sebastianus, Martyr at Rome - He confessed Christ, and was shot (apparently) to death with arrows in the Camp
Eldad - Still the Spirit came upon Eldad and Medad in the Camp, and they prophesied
Alumnus - (Latin: one that nourishes) Originally, an adopted or foster child, a child of the Camp, native-born of a country; in post-Reformation times, a student who was adopted by the Alumnat, an institution endowed for the support and education of poor students; in modern use, a graduate of any institution of learning; in ecclesiastical usage, since the Council of Trent, a seminarian
Peor - Balak brought Balaam there to curse the Camp of the Israelites which was visible from the site (Numbers 23:28 ; Numbers 24:2 )
Mahaneh-Dan - Judges 18:12 = "camp of Dan" 13:25 (RSV, "Mahaneh-dan"), a place behind (i. , west of) Kirjath-jearim, where the six hundred Danites from Zorah and Eshtaol encamped on their way to capture the city of Laish, which they rebuilt and called "Dan, after the name of their father" (18:11-31)
Zaanannim - The border of the tribe of Naphtali passed through ‘the terebinth in Zaanannim’ ( Joshua 19:33 ), and the Camp of Heber the Kenite was at ‘the terebinth in Z
Etham - Here the Israelites made their third encampment (Exodus 13:20 ; Numbers 33:6 ). The Camp was probably a little to the west of the modern town of Ismailia. Here the Israelites were commanded to change their route (Exodus 14:2 ), and "turn" towards the south, and encamp before Pi-hahiroth
Agag - ...
Another king of the Amalekites whom Saul spared unlawfully, but whom Samuel on his arrival in the Camp of Saul ordered, in retributive justice (Judges 1 ), to be brought out and cut in pieces (1Samuel 15:8-33
Eldad - But the spirit of the Lord came upon them where they were, and they prophesied in the Camp
Eldad - He, with Medad, prophesied in the Camp instead of going with the rest to the tabernacle, as Moses had commanded
el'Dad - ) Although their names were upon the last which Moses had drawn up, (Numbers 11:26 ) they did not repair with the rest of their brethren to the tabernacle, but continued to prophesy in the Camp
Mish'Ael - (Exodus 6:22 ) when Nadab and Abihu were struck dead for offering strange fire, Mishael and his brother Elzaphan, at the command of Moses, removed their bodies from the sanctuary, and buried them without the Camp, their loose-fitting tunics serving for winding-sheets
Dung - Of sacrifices, burned outside the Camp (Exodus 29:14 ; Leviticus 4:11 ; 8:17 ; Numbers 19:5 )
Kehelathah - A desert encampment of Israel (Numbers 33:22). During the 38 years of penal wandering the "congregation" was broken up, only round the tabernacle an organized Camp of Levites, priests, and chiefs continued, and it moved from place to place
Dinah - She was seduced by Shechem, the son of Hamor, the Hivite chief, when Jacob's Camp was in the neighbourhood of Shechem
Burrow - See 3d Barrow, and Camp, n
Prefect - ; as, the prefect of the aqueducts; the prefect of a Camp, of a fleet, of the city guard, of provisions; the pretorian prefect, who was commander of the troops guarding the emperor's person
Aloe - Balaam used the beauty of the aloe tree to describe the beauty of Israel's Camp as he blessed them (Numbers 24:6 )
Sentinel - ), a soldier set to guard an army, Camp, or other place, from surprise, to observe the approach of danger, and give notice of it; a sentry
Eldad - Though not present in the general assembly, they were, notwithstanding, filled with the Spirit of God, equally with those who were in that assembly, and they began to prophesy in the Camp
Cloud, Pillar of - The pillar of cloud by day and of fire by night that God caused to pass before the Camp of the children of Israel when in the wilderness
Mahaneh Dan - ("camp of Dan"), named so from the 600 Danites' last encampment here before setting out for Laish (Judges 18:11-12)
Praetorium - It denotes (1) the general's tent or headquarters; (2) the governor's residence, as in Acts 23:35 (RSV, "palace"); and (3) the praetorian guard (See PALACE), or the Camp or quarters of the praetorian cohorts ( Acts 28:16 ), the imperial guards in immediate attendance on the emperor, who was "praetor" or commander-in-chief
Aid - ) An aid-de-camp, so called by abbreviation; as, a general's aid
Abroad - Beyond the limits of a Camp
Camp - During their journeys across the wilderness, the twelve tribes formed encampments at the different places where they halted (Exodus 16:13 ; Numbers 2:3 ). The diagram here given shows the position of the different tribes and the form of the encampment during the wanderings, according to Numbers 1:53 ; 2:2-31 ; 3:29,35,38 ; 10:13-28 . The area of the Camp would be in all about 3 square miles. After the Hebrews entered Palestine, the Camps then spoken of were exclusively warlike (Joshua 11:5,7 ; Judges 5:19,21 ; 7:1 ; 1 Samuel 29:1 ; 30:9 , etc
Yeomanry - The members furnish their own horses, have fourteen days' annual Camp training, and receive pay and allowance when on duty
Samson - He was brought up in a place called the Camp of Dan, between Zorah and Estaol, Judges 13:25
Kibroth-Hattaavah - First, complaints broke out among the people, probably at the heat, the toil, and the privations of the march; and then God at once punished them by lightning, which fell on the hinder part of the Camp, and killed many persons, but ceased at the intercession of Moses (Numbers 11:1,2 ). The dead were buried without the Camp; and in memory of man's sin and of the divine wrath this name, Kibroth-hattaavah, the Graves of Lust, was given to the place of their sepulchre" (Numbers 11:34,35 ; 33:16,17 ; Deuteronomy 9:22 ; Compare Psalm 78:30,31 ). From this encampment they journeyed in a north-eastern direction to Hazeroth
Nehushtan - The object was believed to be the one Moses fashioned to relieve a plague in the Israelite Camp during the Exodus (Numbers 21:8-9 )
Tattoo - ) A beat of drum, or sound of a trumpet or bugle, at night, giving notice to soldiers to retreat, or to repair to their quarters in garrison, or to their tents in Camp
Castle - ...
Tirah refers to a stone wall used for protection around a Camp of tents ( Genesis 25:16 ; Numbers 31:10 ; Psalm 69:25 ; Ezekiel 25:4 ). ...
Parembole is the Greek term for a fortified Camp and designated the Roman army barracks or headquarters in Jerusalem ( Acts 21:34 ; Acts 22:24 ; Acts 23:10 ). Hebrews refers to Old Testament offerings burned outside the Camp, comparing this to the place of Jesus' suffering and inviting Christians to be willing to suffer outside the Camp, accepting disgrace as did Jesus (Hebrews 13:11-13 )
Mahaneh-Dan - ’ In the former passage we are told that ‘the Spirit of Jehovah began to move Samson in the Camp of Dan between Zorah and Eshtaol’; in the latter passage the derivation of the name is given as the place where the last encampment of the band of 600 Danite warriors took place, before they set out on their expedition to Laish
Occupy - ) To hold, or fill, the dimensions of; to take up the room or space of; to cover or fill; as, the Camp occupies five acres of ground
Sennacherib - There can be no doubt that the record which he has left of his Campaign against "Hiskiah" in his third year is the war with Hezekiah so briefly touched in 2 Kings 18:13-16. Sennacherib therefore attacked Egypt, and from his Camp at Lachish and Libnah he sent an insulting letter to Hezekiah at Jerusalem. In answer to Hezekiah's prayer the Assyrians lost, in a single night, by some awful manifestation of divine power, 185,000 men! The Camp immediately broke up; the king fled
Tabernacle - First, after the sin of the golden calf at Mount Sinai the “provisional” tabernacle was established outside the Camp and called the “tent of meeting” (Exodus 33:7 ). Unlike the tent of meeting, it stood at the center of the Camp (Numbers 2:1 ). Because of this situation and to symbolize it, Moses pitched this “tent of meeting” outside the Camp (Exodus 33:7 ). It apparently formed the headquarters of the Camp until the building of the “Sinaitic” tabernacle. The Camp of Israel has this tabernacle as its center (Numbers 2:1 )
Faith: Godìs Regard For it - , the emperor generously commanded that the tent should not be taken down when the Camp removed, but should remain until the young birds were ready to fly
Riblah - Here Nebuchadnezzar had his head-quarters in his Campaign against Jerusalem, and here also Necho fixed his Camp after he had routed Josiah's army at Megiddo (2 Kings 23:29-35 ; 25:6,20,21 ; Jeremiah 39:5 ; 52:10 )
Attempt - ) To attack; to make an effort or attack upon; to try to take by force; as, to attempt the enemy's Camp
Harness - ’ Similarly ‘harnessed’ ( Exodus 13:18 ) becomes ‘armed,’ and the ‘well harnessed’ Camp of 1Ma 4:7 becomes ‘fortified
Phinehas - He is particularly commended in Scripture for zeal in vindicating the glory of God, when the Midianites had sent their daughters into the Camp of Israel, to tempt the Hebrews to fornication and idolatry, Numbers 25:7
Booty - According to the law of Moses, the booty was to be divided equally between those who were in the battle and those who were in the Camp, whatever disparity there might be in the number of each party
Brazen Serpent - An image in brass prepared by Moses, resembling the fiery serpents so destructive to Israel in the desert, and set up in the midst of the Camp in the view of all, that whosoever would evince penitence, faith, and obedience by looking to it, might live, Numbers 21:6-9
Hophni And Phinehas - The ark, which they had carried to the Camp in spire of divine prohibitions, was taken, and they were slain in battle, 1 Samuel 2:1-4:22
Miriam - When Zipporah, the wife of Moses, arrived in the Camp of Israel, Miriam and Aaron disputed with her, speaking against Moses on her account, Numbers 12. Aaron interceded with Moses for her recovery, and besought the Lord, who ordered her to be shut out of the Camp seven days. Her death happened in the first month of the fortieth year after the exodus, at the encampment of Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin, Numbers 20:1
Quail - Probably the quails that visited the Hebrew Camp were a migrating flock
Ahithophel - This end was so far gained that Ahithophel saw he had no longer any influence, and accordingly he at once left the Camp of Absalom and returned to Giloh, his native place, where, after arranging his wordly affairs, he hanged himself, and was buried in the sepulchre of his fathers (2 Samuel 17:1-23 )
Unblameable - Those who enter the army Camp are challenged at the gate
Abishai - He accompanied David into Saul's Camp while he slept
Dung - Directions for personal cleanliness are given in Deuteronomy 23:10-14 ; and in the case of sacrifices the dung of the animals was burnt outside the Camp ( Exodus 29:14 , Leviticus 4:11-12 ; Leviticus 8:17 , Numbers 19:5 )
Quails - The flocks of quails, therefore, which came up to the Camp of Israel, are entirely credible; and the miracle seems especially to have consisted in these immense flocks being directed to a particular spot, in the extreme emergency of the people by means of "a wind from the Lord," Exodus 16:13 ; Numbers 11:31 ; Psalm 78:27
Military Chaplain - A priest who has charge of religious services in the army or navy, subject either to the local Ordinary, or to a constituted Bishop Ordinary, Episcopus castrensis (of the Camp), for army and navy, with faculties varying according to circumstances
Chaplain, Military - A priest who has charge of religious services in the army or navy, subject either to the local Ordinary, or to a constituted Bishop Ordinary, Episcopus castrensis (of the Camp), for army and navy, with faculties varying according to circumstances
Abisha'i, - He was his companion in the desperate night expedition to the Camp of Saul
Nakedness - ...
The phrase “indecent thing” represents any uncleanness in a military Camp or any violation of the laws of sexual abstinence—nocturnal emission not properly cleansed, sexual cohabitation and other laws of purity (for example, excrement buried in the Camp): “For the Lord thy God walketh in the midst of thy Camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; therefore shall thy Camp be holy: that he see no unclean thing [1] in thee, and turn away from thee” ( Serpent, Fiery - After setting out from their encampment at Ezion-gaber, the Israelites entered on a wide sandy desert, which stretches from the mountains of Edom as far as the Persian Gulf. Moses interceded on their behalf, and by divine direction he made a "brazen serpent," and raised it on a pole in the midst of the Camp, and all the wounded Israelites who looked on it were at once healed
Eshcol - ; "the valley of Eshcol," RSV), which they took back with them to the Camp of Israel as a specimen of the fruits of the Promised Land
Mouse - Herodotus, the Greek historian, accounts for the destruction of the army of Sennacherib (2 Kings 19:35 ) by saying that in the night thousands of mice invaded the Camp and gnawed through the bow-strings, quivers, and shields, and thus left the Assyrians helpless
Hur - He was also left with Aaron in charge of the Camp when Moses ascended mount Sinai
Tent - A pavilion or portable lodge consisting of canvas or other coarse cloth, stretched and sustained by poles used for sheltering persons from the weather, particularly soldiers in Camp
Toil - Toil may be the labor of the field or the workshop, or of the Camp
Street - It is sometimes indeterminate where “outside” is, especially when connected with a verb: “You shall also have a place outside the Camp; he may not reenter the Camp” ( Camp—hence the adverbial usage of “outside
Manna - The small round grains or flakes, which appeared around the Israelites' Camp each morning with the dew, were ground and baked into cakes or boiled (Exodus 16:13-36 )
Zimri - Leader of tribe of Simeon slain by Phinehas for bringing Midianite woman into the wilderness Camp (Numbers 25:1 )
Harod - see), where Gideon tested his men ( Judges 7:1 ), and which was probably the site of Saul’s Camp before his fatal battle with the Philistines ( 1 Samuel 29:1 )
Abishai - Abishai was the only one who accompanied David when he went to the Camp of Saul and took the spear and the cruse of water from Saul's bolster (1 Samuel 26:5-12 )
Abihu - ), and for this offence they were struck dead, and were taken out and buried without the Camp (Leviticus 10:1-11 ; Compare Numbers 3:4 ; 26:61 ; 1 Chronicles 24:2 )
Abishai - Accompanying David into Saul’s Camp, he would fain have killed the sleeper ( 1 Samuel 26:7 )
Dung - The dung of sacrifices was burnt outside the Camp (Exodus 29:14). ...
The sanctity of the Israelites' Camp through Jehovah's presence is made the ground for rules of cleanliness such as in Deuteronomy 23:12
Gilgal - After crossing the Jordan, Joshua established the first Camp at Gilgal (Joshua 4:19 ). Joshua set up Gilgal as the border between Judah and Benjamin (Joshua 15:7 ; compare Joshua 18:17 ), though many Bible students think the border town must be south of the original Camp. The military Camp is at times located at tell Jiljulieh east of Shechem but without archaeological support
Heifer, Red - No charge was given as to its being burnt in a clean place, but simply "without the Camp," entire with skin and dung. ...
The widespread deaths in the Camp owing to Korah's rebellion and its sequel suggested the enactment of a ceremony presently after, relieving the people of the dread of further penalty because of the defilement contracted by the presence of so many corpses, the sad evidences of sin's awful penalty, and perpetually teaching them to look forward to a deeper purgation by a greater atonement. As the heifer was east "without the Camp," so Christ was cut off from fellowship with the representatives of the theocracy, and crucified between two thieves outside of Jerusalem (Hebrews 13:11-12)
Cloud - "The angel of God which went before the Camp of Israel, removed and went behind them; and the pillar of the cloud went from before their face, and stood behind them,"...
Exodus 14:19 . The cloud by its motions gave the signal to the Israelites to encamp or to decamp. Where, therefore, it stayed, the people stayed till it rose again; then they broke up their Camp, and followed it till it stopped. Some interpreters suppose that there were two clouds, one to enlighten, the other to shade, the Camp
Merarites - Their place in marching and in the Camp was on the north of the tabernacle
Michmash - Before the battle could begin, Jonathan and his armor bearer sneaked into the Philistine Camp, killed twenty sentries, and set off great confusion, resulting in the Philistines fighting each other (1 Samuel 14:20 )
Nicopolis, - 31, on the spot where he had had his Camp before the battle of Actium
Jashobeam - "The thirty" formed the whole body of David's adjutants, "the three" were the king's aides de Camp
Tent - ) A pavilion or portable lodge consisting of skins, canvas, or some strong cloth, stretched and sustained by poles, - used for sheltering persons from the weather, especially soldiers in Camp
Praeto'Rium - The praetorian Camp at Rome, to which St
Encampment - (Genesis 32:7,8 ; Exodus 14:19 ; Joshua 10:5 ; 11:4 ) The description of the Camp of the Israelites, on their march from Egypt, Numb 2,3, supplies the greatest amount of information on the subject. The tabernacle, corresponding to the chieftains tent of an ordinary encampment, was placed in the centre, and around and facing it, (Numbers 2:1 ) arranged in four grand divisions, corresponding to the four points of the compass, lay the host of Israel, according to their standards. The former, with Moses and Aaron at their head, were encamped on the eastern side. The order of encampment was preserved on the march
Sennach'Erib, - " ( 2 Kings 18:13 ) There can be no doubt that the record which he has left of his Campaign against "Hiskiah" in his third year is the war with Hezekiah so briefly touched in vs. Sennacherib therefore attacked Egypt, and from his Camp at Lachish and Libnah he sent an insulting letter to Hezekiah at Jerusalem. In one night the Assyrians lost, either by a pestilence or by some more awful manifestation of divine power, 185,000 men! The Camp immediately broke up; the king fled
Pekah - "Captain" and "aide de Camp" (shalish ) of Pekahiah, king of Israel, whom he murdered, as also his aides de Camp Argob and Ariyeh. ) He slew 120,000 Jews in one day at the first Campaign
Leper - The leper was excluded from the tabernacle and the Camp, and when he was healed his restoration to social intercourse with his fellow-men was twofold; performed both in the Camp and in the tabernacle
Josh'ua - (31:14,23) Under the direction of God again renewed, (Joshua 1:1 ) Joshua assumed the command of the people at Shittim, sent spies into Jericho, crossed the Jordan, fortified a Camp at Gilgal, circumcised the people, kept the passover, and was visited by the Captain of the Lord's host. Joshua returned to the Camp at Gilgal, master of half of Palestine
Numbers, Book of - Those who are ready to defend the Camp through military means (Numbers 1:1 ; Numbers 26:1 );...
B. Those who dwell in a Camp with provision for God's presence in their midst (Numbers 2:1 );...
C. Those who uphold the laws of ritual purity to keep the Camp from becoming physically or morally contaminated or are willing to undertake appropriate rituals to restore wholeness (Numbers 5:1 ; Numbers 6:1 ; Numbers 19:1 );...
E. Under God's instructions Israel conscripted an army; God's presence radiated both a sense of awe and well-being in the center of the Camp; God's promise of a landed inheritance gave them a goal to strive for and an identity; and God was the ultimate authority and spoke both indirectly through His human representatives and directly through His miraculous power
Palace - The "all the praetorium" implies that the whole Camp, whether inside or outside the city, is included. The Camp of the Praetorians, who became virtual masters of the empire, was outside the Viminal gate. The soldiers relieving one another in guard would naturally spread through the Camp the gospel story heard from Paul, which was the occasion of his imprisonment
Manna - It fell every morning, with the dew, about the Camp of the Israelites, and in so great quantities during the whole forty years of their journey in the wilderness, that it was sufficient to serve the entire multitude instead of bread, Exodus 16:35 Deuteronomy 29:5,6 Joshua 5:12 . It is nowhere said that the Israelites had no other food, that numerous flocks and herds accompanied the Camp of Israel is clear from many passages. Like the manna, Christ descends from above around the Camp of his church in daily abundant supplies, to meet the wants of every man
Julius - He and his soldiers were probably frumentarii or peregrini , having a Camp at Rome and engaged in the commissariat of distant legions, and in bringing political prisoners
Hachilah - " David and his nephew Abishai stole at night into the midst of Saul's Camp, when they were all asleep, and noiselessly removed the royal spear and the cruse from the side of the king, and then, crossing the intervening valley to the height on the other side, David cried to the people, and thus awoke the sleepers
Endor - " Caves abound there, in one of which probably the incantation took place; eight miles, over rugged ground, from the Gilboa heights; so that Saul must have passed the Philistine Camp on his way from his own army to the witch, and the way the unhappy king crept round in the darkness may be traced step by step
Picket - ) A stake sharpened or pointed, especially one used in fortification and encampments, to mark bounds and angles; or one used for tethering horses. ) To guard, as a Camp or road, by an outlying picket
Goliath - In the time of Saul, the Philistines, having attacked the Israelites, encamped in a valley between Socho and Azeca. Each day, for 40 days, this giant came forth from the Camp of the Philistines, and by words of contempt, provoked the Israelites to a single combat
Arbela - Josephus makes him pitch his Camp at Arbela in Galilee: 1 Mac
Sennacherib - ...
We are told that in the Lord's delivering the church from the threatenings and slaughter of this man, the "angel of the Lord went out that night, and smote in the Camp of the Assyrians an hundred, four-score, and five thousand; and when they arose in the morning, behold they were all dead corpses. And as it was by night, and the Assyrian Camp unprepared for so unexpected a judgment, this blast, like a devouring, fire, entered the Camp, commissioned by the Lord, and destroyed them
Mainz, Germany, City of - Originally a Celtic settlement, Mainz became a Roman Camp, 38 B
Eben-Ezer - In this extremity the Israelites fetched the ark out of Shiloh and carried it into their Camp
Eshtaol - Between the Danite towns Zorah and Eshtaol and behind Kirjath Jearim was Mahaneh-Dan, the standing Camp of the little host exposed to constant warfare with the Philistines; a neighborhood well calculated to train Samson for his after encounters with that race
Field - A field may be contrasted with a tent (Numbers 19:14 ,Numbers 19:14,19:16 ), a Camp (Leviticus 14:3 ,Leviticus 14:3,14:7 ), vineyards which were customarily enclosed (Exodus 22:5 ; Leviticus 25:3-4 ), or with a walled city (Leviticus 14:53 ; Deuteronomy 28:3 ,Deuteronomy 28:3,28:16 )
Miriam - She was made to go outside the Camp seven days
Canker-Worm - It certainly cannot be the canker-worm, as our version renders it; for in Nahum, it is expressly said to have wings and fly, to Camp in the hedges by day, and commit its depredations in the night
Occupy - The Camp occupies five acres of ground
Day of Atonement - The bodies of the bull and goat used in the days' ritual were burnt outside the Camp (Leviticus 16:27-28 ). Hebrews 13:11-12 uses the picture of the bull and goat burned outside the Camp as an illustration of Christ's suffering outside Jerusalem's city walls
the Brazen Altar - This refers to the sin-offering, whose blood was carried into the holiest, the flesh of which was not eaten, but burnt without the Camp. Jesus had suffered without the gate, and hence to be in company with Him, believers were instructed to quit the Camp; that is, to leave Judaism
Hormah - After the manifestation of God's anger against the Israelites, on account of their rebellion and their murmurings when the spies returned to the Camp at Kadesh, in the wilderness of Paran, with an evil report of the land, they quickly repented of their conduct, and presumed to go up "to the head of the mountain," seeking to enter the Promised Land, but without the presence of the Lord, without the ark of the convenant, and without Moses. Afterwards (Numbers 21:1-3 ) Arad, the king of the Canaanites, at the close of the wanderings, when the Israelites were a second time encamped at Kadesh, "fought against them, and took some of them prisoners
Shammah - Third son of Jesse, present when Samuel sought a successor to Saul ( 1 Samuel 16:9 ); with Saul in the battlefield when David visited the Camp ( 1 Samuel 17:13 )
Eliab - He is mentioned as being a warrior in the Israelite Camp on the occasion of Goliath’s challenge to and defiance of the armies of Israel; he rebukes his younger brother David for his presumption in mixing himself up with the affairs of the army; his attitude towards David, after the victory of the latter over Goliath, is not mentioned
Captain - ...
CAPTAIN OF THE GUARD, Acts 28:16 , is στρατοπεδάρχης,properly 'commander of a Camp,' but here the prefect of the Praetorian Guard, an officer to whom state prisoners were entrusted at Rome
Compass - 1: κυκλόω (Strong's #2944 — Verb — kukleuo — koo-klo'-o ) denotes "to encircle, surround," and is found in the best texts in John 10:24 , "came round about," and Revelation 20:9 , of a Camp surrounded by foes; some mss
Pretorium - Other have maintained, with greater probability, that under the name of the pretorium at Rome, Paul would express the Camp of the pretorium soldiers, whither he might have been carried by the soldier that always accompanied him, and who was fastened to him by a chain, as the manner was among the Romans
Joshua - Under God's direction, Joshua 1:1, Joshua assumed the command of the people at Shittim, sent spies into Jericho, crossed the Jordan, fortified a Camp at Gilgal, circumcised the people, kept the passover, and was visited by the Captain of the Lord's Host. Joshua returned to the Camp at Gilgal, having conquered half of Palestine
Numbers Book of - 13, 14, the spies are mentioned by name, and a most interesting description is given of their discoveries in Canaan, their return to the Camp, and the treatment they received
Hedge - , maliciously pulling down his neighbour's hedge wall he brings on himself his own punishment; Deuteronomy 19:14; Amos 5:19), and of locusts in cold weather (Nahum 3:17), "which Camp in the hedges in the cold day (the cold taking away their power of flight), but when the sun ariseth
Abishai - Thus, when David proposed to Ahimelech the Hittite and Abishai the perilous visit to Saul's Camp, Abishai instantly volunteered, reckless of personal danger
Geba - A stronghold in Samaria, between which and Scythopolis Holofernes pitched his Camp ( Jdt 3:10 )
Jesse - On this occasion he sends David to the Israelite Camp with provisions for his brothers; this was destined to be a long separation between Jesse and his son, for after David’s victory over the Philistine giant he entered definitely into Saul’s service
Heifer - ...
The animal was to be delivered to the priest, who was to lead her forth out of the Camp, and there to slay her; the priest was then to take of the blood with his finger, and sprinkle it seven times before the tabernacle, and afterward to burn the carcass: then to take cedar wood and hyssop, and scarlet wood, and cast them into the flames
Camp, Encampments - These terms usually refer to the movements of the Israelites between Egypt and Canaan; and many passages of the Levitical law relate to things done "within" or "without the Camp. ...
The order appointed for the removal of the hosts of Israel from one encampment to another is detailed in Numbers 9:1-10:36 . The names of forty-one encampments are given in Numbers 33:1-56 ; from the first in Rameses, in the month April, B. A similar mode of encamping was practiced by large caravans, and by armies, 1 Samuel 26:5
Balaam - ...
Balak took Balaam to a place from where he could see the vastness of the Israelite Camp. He used foreign women to seduce Israelite men, and soon the Israelite Camp was a scene of widespread immorality and idolatry
Nabal - She forthwith proceeded to the Camp of David, bringing with her ample stores of provisions (25:18)
Quail - Translated "threw them over the Camp
Captain - , "camp-commander"), which some take to denote a praetorian prefect, or commander of the praetorian cohorts, the Emperor's bodyguard, "the captain of the praetorian guard
Sinai - Palmer (Palestine Exploration Quarterly Statement, January, 1871) discovered Erweis el Ebeirig, which he believed to be the remains of an Israelite Camp. , might not see the Camp, though hearing the noise, until he emerged from the wady ed Deir or the wady Leja on the plain (Exodus 32:15-19)
Red Heifer - Eleazer the priest was to bring her forth without the Camp, and one was to slay her before his face. Then the priest was to wash his clothes, and to bathe his flesh in water, and afterward he was to come into the Camp, and be unclean until the even. And a man that was clean was to gather the ashes of the heifer and lay them up without the Camp in a clean place, to be kept for the congregation of the children of Israel for a water of separation: it is a purification for sin. "...
Fourthly, the heifer, to signify uncleanness, was "slain without the Camp. " And Jesus, that he "might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate," The apostle makes a most beautiful persuasive and unanswerable appeal to the church, in this view of Jesus, when he saith, "Let us go forth therefore unto him without the Camp, bearing his reproach;" (Hebrews 13:12-13)...
Fifthly, when the heifer had been slain, the blood was to be sprinkled directly before the tabernacle seven times
Benhadad - Elisha predicted that the next day, about the same hour, a measure of fine flour would be sold at the gate of Samaria for a shekel, which, however incredible at the moment, proved to be the case; for in the night, a general panic, supernaturally induced, pervaded the Syrian Camp; they imagined that Jehoram had procured an army of Egyptians to come to his assistance, and, abandoning their horses, tents, and provisions, they all took to flight. Four lepers, whose disease did not permit them to live within the city, and being ready to perish with hunger, ventured into the Syrian Camp; and finding it deserted, and at the same time abounding with all sorts of provisions, communicated the information to Jehoram. As soon as the news was confirmed, the Samaritans went out, pillaged the Syrian Camp, and brought in such quantities of provisions, that a measure of fine flour was, at the time specified by Elisha, sold at the gate of Samaria for a shekel, 2 Kings 7
Shallum - Necho, at that time at Riblah, sent an army against Jerusalem, which at once yielded, and Jehoahaz was carried captive to the Egyptian Camp, Eliakim being appointed king in his stead
Dung - The sacred law required that the dung, along with other parts of the animal, should not be burned on the altar but should be burned outside the Camp (Exodus 29:14 ; Leviticus 4:11-12 )
Gilgal -
From the solemn transaction of the reading of the law in the valley of Shechem between Ebal and Gerizim the Israelites moved forward to Gilgal, and there made a permanent Camp (Joshua 9:6 ; 10:6 ). ...
The place in "the plains of Jericho," "in the east border of Jericho," where the Israelites first encamped after crossing the Jordan (Joshua 4:19,20 )
Medicine - ...
The washing's, the restriction in diet to clean animals and the prohibition of pork, the separation of lepers, the laws of marriage and married intercourse (Leviticus 15), the cleanliness of the Camp (Deuteronomy 23:12-14), and the comprehension of all varieties of healthful climate in Palestine, account for Israel's general exemption from epidemics and remarkable healthiness
Barley - At the famine of Samaria, when the Syrian Camp was found deserted, one measure (seah) of fine flour was sold for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel, 2 Kings 7:1,16 , showing that barley was valued at half the price of wheat
Tent - Soldiers lived in “tents” during military Campaigns ( Camp ( Camp persisted as a living institution for only a short period after the construction of the tabernacle and before the departure from Sinai ( Tabernacle - ...
Moses' own "tent" (not mishkam , "tabernacle") in this transition stage was pitched far off from the Camp (to mark God's withdrawal from apostate Israel) as "the tent of meeting" provisionally, to which only Moses the mediator and his faithful minister Joshua were admitted (Exodus 33:3-11). The tabernacle was now erected on the first day of the second year from the Exodus, no longer "far off," but in the midst of the Camp. ...
The cloud, dark by day, fiery red by night, rested on the tabernacle so long as Israel was to stay in the same encampment; it moved when Israel must move (Exodus 40:36-38; Numbers 9:15-23). The tabernacle with the Camp of the Levites was to set forward between the second and third Camps (Numbers 2:17); but Numbers 10 says after the first Camp had set forward the tabernacle was taken down, and the sons of Gershon and Merari set forward bearing the tabernacle, and afterward the second Camp or standard of Reuben. , set out between the first and second Camp; but the holy of holies, the ark and altar, did not set out until after the second Camp
Deborah - Deborah's authority under God was evidenced by Barak's desire to have her present with him in the army Camp (Judges 4:8 ,Judges 4:8,4:14 ) and by the testimony to her leadership in the song (Judges 5:7 ,Judges 5:7,5:12 ,Judges 5:12,5:15 )
Moreh, - of the position occupied by Gideon, in the direction of the Camp of the Midianites
Mahanaim - ("Two Camps or hosts". ) The two may refer to Jacob's own Camp and that of the angels, or rather his division of his party into two, corresponding to which were the two angelic companies, one to guard each
Geba - This is evidently the base Camp for Saul and Jonathan in their fight with the Philistines (1 Samuel 13:16-14:18 ), though the Hebrew texts and modern translations confuse Geba and Gibeah here
Samaria - In the days of Jehoram it was again besieged by Ben-hadad, and the famine became so great that they were on the point of capitulating when some lepers brought word that the enemy had fled, and abundance of provision was to be found in the Camp
Enter - A man enters a house an army enters a city or a Camp a river enters the sea a sword enters the body the air enters a room at every crevice
Dancing - When Baron Du Tott, who was sent by the French government to respect their factories in the Levant, approached an encampment of Turcomans, between Aleppo and Alexandretta, the musicians of the different hordes turned out, playing and dancing before him all the time he and his escort were passing by their Camp
Trumpet - The Lord commanded Moses to make two trumpets of beaten silver, to be employed in calling the people together when they were to decamp, Numbers 10:2-3 , &c. At first there were but two in the Camp, but afterward a greater number were made
Phinehas - ’ An Israelite brought into the Camp a woman from the Midianites who had beguiled the people into foreign worship
Gil'Gal -
The site of the first Camp of the Israelites on the west of the Jordan, the place at which they passed the first night after crossing the river, and where the twelve stones were set up which had been taken from the bed of the stream, (Joshua 4:19,20 ) comp
Quails - They "spread the quails round about the Camp;" this was for the purpose of drying them
Samaria - But just when success seemed to be within their reach, they suddenly broke up the seige, alarmed by a mysterious noise of chariots and horses and a great army, and fled, leaving their Camp with all its contents behind them. The famishing inhabitants of the city were soon relieved with the abundance of the spoil of the Syrian Camp; and it came to pass, according to the word of Elisha, that "a measure of fine flour was sold for a shekel, and two measures of barely for a shekel, in the gates of Samaria" (2 Kings 7:1-20 )
California - ...
The early Spanish missionaries left their mark on Californian place-names, including ...
Camp Angelus
Los Angeles (The Angels)
San Andreas
San Anselmo
San Ardo
San Benito
San Bernardino
San Bruno
San Carlos
San Clemente
San Diego
San Dimas
San Fernando
San Francisco
San Gabriel
San Geronimo
San Gregorio
San Jacinto
San Joaquin
San Jose
San Juan Bautista
San Juan Capistrano
San Leandro
San Lorenzo
San Lucas
San Luis Obispo
San Luis Rey
San Marcos
San Marino
San Martin
San Mateo
San Miguel
San Onofre
San Pablo
San Pedro
San Quentin
San Rafael
San Ramon
San Simeon
San Ysidro
Santa Ana
Santa Anita
Santa Barbara
Santa Clara
Santa Cruz (Holy Cross)
Santa Fe (Holy Faith)
Santa Margarita
Santa Maria
Santa Monica
Santa Paula
Santa Rosa
Santa Susana
Santa Ynez
Santa Ysabel
Many of the above names, and several similar ones, occur also in California as names of counties, and of natural features such as islands, mountains, bays, rivers, etc
Gog And Magog - ...
In Revelation 20:8 we also read of Gog and Magog attacking "the Camp of the saints about, and the beloved city," Jerusalem; but this must not be confounded with the prophecy in Ezekiel, for here they come out of 'the four corners of the earth;' and the battles do not coincide as to time
Leper - " He must be shut out of the Camp
Quail - The second time as at the encampment at the place called in Hebrew, Kibroth-hataavah, the graves of lust, Numbers 11:32 ; Psalms 105:40 . God caused a wind to arise that drove them within and about the Camp of the Israelites; and it is in this that the miracle consists, that they were brought so seasonably to this place, and in so great number as to furnish food for above a million of persons for more than a month
Army - Every able-bodied man over 20 years of age was a soldier, Numbers 1:3; each tribe formed a division, with its own banner and its own leader, Numbers 2:2; Numbers 10:14; their positions in the Camp and on the march were fixed
Blood - In other places, the phrase “to shed blood” refers to a non-ritualistic slaughter of an animal: “What man soever there be of the house of Israel, that killeth an ox, or lamb … in the Camp, or that killeth it out of the Camp, and bringeth it not unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, to offer an offering unto the Lord before the tabernacle of the Lord; blood [2] shall be imputed unto that man” ( Gideon - These, strangely armed with torches and pitchers and trumpets, rushed in from three different points on the Camp of Midian at midnight, in the valley to the north of Moreh, with the terrible war-cry, "For the Lord and for Gideon" (Judges 7:18 , RSV)
Naphtali, Tribe of - Along with Dan and Asher they formed "the Camp of Dan," under a common standard (2:25-31), occupying a place during the march on the north side of the tabernacle
Abomination - "Almost the entire religion of the Roman Camp consisted in worshipping the ensign, swearing by the ensign, and in preferring the ensign before all other gods
Drum - ) (With out) To expel ignominiously, with beat of drum; as, to drum out a deserter or rogue from a Camp, etc
Quails - First, soon after they left Egypt in the wilderness of Zin, (Exodus 16:1-36) and the second time when they were encamped at Ribroth-hattaavah, which the margin of the Bible renders the graves of lusts. The supply was so great the second time, that they victualled a Camp of more than a million of persons for a whole month; so that they must have been like the shoals of pilchards on the western coast, every day covering the ground in multitudes
Captain - This word is used also to denote the king's body-guard (2 Kings 10:25 ; 1 Chronicles 12:18 ; 2 Chronicles 11:11 ) or aides-de-camp
Caleb - The last notice we have of Caleb is when (being then eighty-five years of age) he came to Joshua at the Camp at Gilgal, after the people had gained possession of the land, and reminded him of the promise Moses had made to him, by virtue of which he claimed a certain portion of the land of Kirjath-arba as his inheritance (Joshua 14:6-15 ; 15:13-15 ; 21:10-12 ; 1 Samuel 25:2,3 ; 30:14 )
Num'Bers, - ( Numbers 6:24-26 ) Such too are chants which were the signal for the ark to move when the people journeyed, and for it to rest when they were about to encamp. " This was probably a collection of ballads and songs composed on different occasions by the watch-fires of the Camp, and for the most part, though not perhaps exclusively, in commemoration of the victories of the Israelites over their enemies
Fire - ...
The victims slain for sin offerings were afterwards consumed by fire outside the Camp (Leviticus 4:12,21 ; 6:30 ; 16:27 ; Hebrews 13:11 )
Leprosy - Lepers were required to live outside the Camp or city (Numbers 5:1-4 ; 12:10-15 , etc
Palace - ) as the barrack within the palace (the palatium) of the Caesars in Rome where a detachment of these praetorian guards was stationed, or as the Camp of the guards placed outside the eastern walls of Rome
Hezekiah - Hezekiah prayed to God, and "that night the angel of the Lord went out, and smote in the Camp of the Assyrians 185,000 men
Ramah - ...
The Babylonians apparently used Ramah as a prisoner-of-war Camp from which captives of Jerusalem were processed and sent into Babylonian Exile
Angel of the Lord - He puts to death 185,000 Assyrian soldiers in their Camp, thereby saving Jerusalem from decimation (2 Kings 19:35 )
Kohathites - The Kohathites were to Camp on the south side of the tabernacle and were responsible to care for and move the ark, table, lampstand, altars, vessels of the sanctuary, and the screen (Numbers 3:29-31 )
Beast - Once, in Hebrews 12:20 , it is used of the animals in the Camp of Israel, such, e
Army - --Every man above 20 years of age was a soldier, (Numbers 1:3 ) each tribe formed a regiment, with its own banner and its own leader (Numbers 2:2 ; 10:14 ) their positions in the Camp or on the march were accurately fixed, Numb
Thomas Apameensis, Bishop of Apamea - Chosroes accordingly, leaving his army in Camp, entered with 200 men
Go Out, Go Forth - Thus, Goliath the champion of the Philistines “went forward” from the Camp to challenge the Israelites to a duel ( Camp for either a military Campaign ( Sinai - Here they remained encamped for about a whole year. Their journey from the Red Sea to this encampment, including all the windings of the route, was about 150 miles. From Rephidim (Exodus 17:8-13 ) the Israelites journeyed forward through the Wady Solaf and Wady esh-Sheikh into the plain of er-Rahah, "the desert of Sinai," about 2 miles long and half a mile broad, and encamped there "before the mountain. From the Ras Sufsafeh the law was proclaimed to the people encamped below in the plain of er-Rahah. During the lengthened period of their encampment here the Israelites passed through a very memorable experience. At length, in the second month of the second year of the Exodus, they move their Camp and march forward according to a prescribed order. , "the desert", and here they make their first encampment. At this time a spirit of discontent broke out amongst them, and the Lord manifested his displeasure by a fire which fell on the encampment and inflicted injury on them
Uri'ah - 1035, he followed Joab to the siege, and with him remained encamped in the open field. On the morning of the third day David sent him back to the Camp with a letter containing the command to Joab to cause his destruction in the battle
Eldad - Though "they were of them that were written" in Moses' list (implying that the 70 were permanently appointed) they did not go with the rest to the tabernacle, but prophesied in the Camp (Numbers 11:26)
Constantius i, Flavius Valerius, Emperor - Constantine escaped, and arrived at his father's Camp at Gessoriacum (Boulogne-sur-Mer) before embarking on another expedition to Britain
Sandals - When Judith went to the Camp of Holofernes, she put sandals on her feet; and her sandals ravished his eyes, Jdt_10:4 ; Jdt_16:9
Gideon - Gideon’s faith was greatly strengthened when he discovered, by secretly visiting the enemy’s Camp, that the Midianites were in the grip of an unnatural fear (Judges 7:9-15)
Jovianus Flavius, Christian Emperor - He was a generous, bluff, and hearty soldier, popular with his companions, fond of jest and merriment, and addicted to the pleasures common in the Camp (Vict
Reproach - ...
In Hebrews 13:13 the readers are exhorted to ‘go forth unto him [1] without the Camp, bearing his reproach. To realize the full power of His redeeming work, His followers must abandon ‘the Camp’-the sphere within which the religious life and ordinances of Israel prevail-and must go forth to Him
Miriam - But Moses' marriage made Miriam as weak and as evil and as wicked as any weak and evil and wicked woman in all the Camp. And for seven days and seven nights Miriam was shut out of the Camp of Israel, and the people journeyed not till Miriam was brought in again. Look at her with her hand upon her throat, and with a linen cloth upon her lip, and with her hoarse, sepulchral, noisome voice wandering far from the Camp, and compelled to cry Unclean! Unclean! when any one came in sight. ...
What a week that was in the Camp of Israel! How many thoughts of how many hearts were that week revealed! Miriam's thoughts of her heart were that week revealed. What Aaron's thoughts were as he exercised his office on his sister, and pronounced it leprosy, and passed sentence upon her, and hurried her out of the Camp, and shut the gate upon her-what Aaron's thoughts all that week were let him tell us who has had to bear witness against, and to sentence, and to execute judgment on some one in whose sin he himself had been a partaker. Unclean! Unclean! If you would ever see or hear Miriam now you must venture and go out of the gate to where the lepers sit solitary, and where they follow the Camp afar off
Leper - ) Lepers associated together without the Camp, as they still do (2 Kings 7:3; Luke 17:12). The leper was excluded from both the sanctuary and the Camp. That performed outside the Camp restored him to intercourse with the people (Leviticus 14:3-9), that performed in the tabernacle court seven days after the former restored him to all spiritual privileges of Jehovah's worshippers (Leviticus 14:10-32)
Heavens, New - Even among those within this Camp there is disagreement
Kibroth Hattaavah - "wind from the Lord" from the neighbouring Elanitic gulf of the Red" Sea" bore quails so as to "throw them upon" (Hebrew Numbers 11:31) the encampment and its neighbourhood, "about two cubits above the face of the ground," i. The second was at Kibroth Hattaavah in the second year after the Camp had removed from its 12 months' stay at Sinai
Pitch - ) To fix or place a tent or temporary habitation; to encamp. ) To thrust or plant in the ground, as stakes or poles; hence, to fix firmly, as by means of poles; to establish; to arrange; as, to pitch a tent; to pitch a Camp
Joram, Jehoram - In the meantime a prophet, sent by Elisha, visited the Camp and anointed Jehu to be king of Israel, with instructions to smite the house of Ahab totally
Reproach (2) - In the second passage (Hebrews 13:13), the Jewish-Christian readers are exhorted to a fellowship with the sufferings of Christ, in the words, ‘Let us go forth therefore unto him without the Camp, bearing his reproach. ’ The allusion apparently is to the sin-offering on the Day of Atonement without the Camp of Israel, and to the suffering of Jesus without the city gate; and the meaning is that those Jewish-Christians must forsake the sphere of the OT religion, break off the old ties of national fellowship, and face all the pain and contumely that this would involve, so that they might share in the better blessings of the great Sin-offering. And when the author of Hebrews speaks of the ‘reproach of Christ’—telling of the manner in which it was esteemed by Moses, and urging his fellow-believers of the Jewish race to go forth without the Camp with that reproach upon them—it may be that he also is recalling how Jesus taught His disciples to rejoice in reproach because their reward in heaven was great (Matthew 5:12, Luke 6:23)
Bronze Serpent - Moses made a bronze serpent and set it on a pole in the middle of the Israelite Camp (Numbers 21:1 )
Bird - When a man who had been smitten with a leprosy was healed, he came to the entrance of the Camp of Israel, and the priest went out to inspect him, whether he were entirely cured, Leviticus 14:5-6
Hezeki'ah - ( 2 Kings 19:6,7 ) Accordingly that night "the angel of the Lord went out, and smote in the Camp of the Assyrians a hundred fourscore and five thousand
Red Heifer - The duty of superintending the burning, which took place ‘without the Camp,’ was entrusted to a deputy of the high priest. ...
A third person the priest and his assistant having themselves Become ‘unclean’ through contact with these sacred things (see below) now gathered the ashes and laid them up ‘without the Camp in a clean place,’ to be used as occasion required
Saul - Saul and Jonathan , his son, were encamped in Michmash and Gibeah (Geba), when Jonathan smote the ‘garrison’ (?) of the Philistines in Geba, thus precipitating the struggle. The plan of the Philistines was to send out plundering parties, and Jonathan threw the whole Camp into confusion by surprising one of its guerilla headquarters ( 1 Samuel 13:1-3 , 1 Samuel 14:1 f. The lad David, who had come to the Camp to visit his brethren, learns of the proffered reward, meets the boaster in single combat, and kills him
Manna - The manna was a "small round thing as the hoar-frost on the ground," falling with the dew on the Camp at night. ) as the dew (Psalms 110:3; Micah 5:7) round the Camp, i
Gideon - At the command of Jahweh again, he goes with his servant, Purah, down to the Camp of the Midianites, where he is encouraged by overhearing a Midianite recounting a dream, which is interpreted by another Midianite as foreshadowing the victory of Gideon. On his return to his own Camp Gideon divides his men into three companies; each man receives a torch, an earthen jar, and a horn; at a given sign, the horns are blown, the jars broken, and the burning torches exposed to view, with the result that the Midianites flee in terror. This section is evidently a fragment of the original source, which presumably went on to detail what further action the Ephraimites took during the Midianite Campaign; for that the Midianite oppression was brought to an end by this one battle it is impossible to believe. the Philistine Campaign under Saul
Mean - What mean these seven ewe lambs? Genesis 21 ...
What meaneth the noise of this great shout in the Camp of the Hebrews? 1 Samuel 4 ...
Go ye, and learn what that meaneth-- Matthew 9 ...
MEAN, To have thought or ideas or to have meaning
Ark of the Covenant - Hence the Israelites took it to their Camp; but when they gave battle to the Philistines, it was taken by the enemy, 1 Samuel 4:1-22
Sennacherib - "In that night" the angel of the Lord went forth and smote the Camp of the Assyrians
Family - This meaning determined the extent of Rahab’s family that was spared from Jericho: “… And they brought out all her kindred, and left them without the Camp of Israel” ( Miriam - "...
The Lord hearkened, but excluded her from the Camp seven days; and such was her popularity, "the people journeyed not (from Hazeroth) until Miriam was brought in again
Mount Sinai - This plain was certainly large enough to accommodate the Camp of the Israelites
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In the dual form, bêyn represents “the space between two armies”: “And there went out a champion [1]9 out of the Camp of the Philistines, named Goliath …” ( Fabiola, a Noble Roman Lady - 14), to draw them into the Camp of the adversary
Castle - The word παρεμβολή, translated ‘castle’ six times in Acts, meant in the Macedonian dialect an encampment, and in the Septuagint it is used for the Camp of the Israelites in the desert (Exodus 29:14, etc
War - This word is used not only of what is intended but of the hand-to-hand fighting which takes place: “And when Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said unto Moses, There is a noise of war in the Camp” ( Voice - ...
The second meaning, “sound” or “noise,” appears especially in poetical passages and covers a great variety of “noises and sounds,” such as the “noise or sound” of battle: “And when Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said unto Moses, There is a noise of war in the Camp” ( Gate - 32:26 speaks of an opening (“gate”) in the barrier surrounding Israel’s temporary Camp at the foot of Sinai. Such Camps often were enclosed with barriers of earth and/or rock
Beard - When a leper was cured of his leprosy, he washed himself in a bath, and shaved off all the hair of his body; after which, he returned into the Camp, or city; seven days afterward, he washed himself and his clothes again, shaved off all his hair, and offered the sacrifices appointed for his purification, Leviticus 14:9
Jehu - The commanders, being left in charge of the conduct of the war, met in council; and while engaged in their deliberations, a messenger from Elisha appeared in the Camp, and taking Jehu from the council, led him into a secret chamber, and there anointed him king over Israel, and immediately retired and disappeared (2 Kings 9:5,6 )
Numbers, Book of - 1 4: ( a ) The census; ( b ) arrangement of the Camp; ( c ) functions of the Levites. 5, 6: Laws concerning ( d ) three unclean classes of persons who must be excluded from the Camp ( Numbers 5:1-4 ); ( e ) some priestly dues (5 10); ( f ) the ordeal of jealousy (11 31); ( g ) the law of the Nazirite ( Numbers 6:1-21 ); ( h ) the priests’ formulas of blessing ( Numbers 6:22-27 ). of the Camp. ( b ) The arrangement of the Camp is based upon the same principle as that in the ideal picture of Ezekiel (ch
Numbers, the Book of - The parts are four:...
(1) Preparations for breaking up the Camp at Sinai to march to Canaan (Numbers 1 - 10:10). ...
Israel's first encampment near Kadesh was at Rithmah (from retem , the "broom") in midsummer, in the second year after the Exodus; there for 40 days they awaited the spies' report (Numbers 13:20; Numbers 13:25-26; Numbers 33:18-19, from verses 20 to 36 are the stages of penal wandering). The people spread about the ridges of Paran, while the tabernacle and Camp moved among them from place to place. At the second encampment at Kadesh they stayed three or four months (Numbers 20:1 with Numbers 1:22-28; Numbers 33:38). The Camp and tabernacle, with the priests and chiefs, during the wanderings, were the nucleus and rallying point; and the encampments named in Numbers 33:18-36 are those at which the tabernacle was pitched. Aaron's death occurred in the first day of the fifth month of the 40th year (Numbers 33:38), the first encampment in the final march to Canaan (Numbers 14:11-16,). His attack was evidently when the Camp moved from Kadesh, which was immediately S. The regulations for encamping and marching (Numbers 2; Numbers 9:16; etc
War - ’ Rarely, as in the case of the Campaign against Sisera ( Judges 4:1-24 ), was it necessary to summon a larger army from several tribes. As an indispensable preliminary, therefore, of every Campaign, the soldiers ‘sanctified’ themselves ( Joshua 3:5 ) by ablutions and other observances preparatory to offering the usual sacrifices ( 1 Samuel 7:9 ; 1 Samuel 13:9 ). ]'>[4] ), and to open a Campaign is in Heb. ...
To ascertain the propitious moment for the start, and indeed throughout the Campaign, it was usual to ‘enquire of the Lord’ by means of the sacred lot (Judges 1:1 , 1 Samuel 23:2 and oft. Still later a Campaign was opened with prayer and fasting ( 1Ma 3:47 ff. ...
Little is known of the Camps of the Heb. ]'>[4] ‘place of the wagons’ ( 1 Samuel 17:20 ; 1 Samuel 26:5 ; 1 Samuel 26:7 ) is derived from a root which justifies us in supposing that the Hebrew Camps were round, rather than square. Of the 20 Assyrian Camps represented on the bronze plates of the gates of Balawat, 4 are circular, 14 almost square, and 2 have their long sides straight and their short sides curved outwards. Two gates are represented at opposite ends, between which a broad road divides the Camp into two almost equal parts (Billerbeck u. As examples of more elaborate tactics may be cited Joab’s handling of his troops before Rabbath-ammon ( 2 Samuel 10:9-11 ), and Benhadad’s massing of his chariots at the battle of Ramoth-gilead ( 1 Kings 22:31 ); the Campaigns of Judas Maccabæus would repay a special study from this point of view. The men ‘that tarried by the stuff’ in other words, who were left behind as a Camp-guard shared equally with their comrades ‘who went down to the battle’ ( 1 Samuel 30:24 f
Jacob - , "the double Camp," probably his own Camp and that of the angels
Ben-Hadad - A sudden panic, owing to a divinely sent noise, caused the Syrians to flee from their Camp, and leave its rich contents to be spoiled, under the impression that Israel had hired the Hittite and Egyptian kings
Red Sea (Reed Sea) - The “Red Sea” was the name of a Camp along the way from Egypt (Numbers 33:10-11 )
Rabbah - The ark apparently accompanied the Camp (2 Samuel 11:11), a rare occurrence (1 Samuel 4:3-6); but perhaps what is meant is only that the ark at Jerusalem was "in a tent" (2 Samuel 7:2; 2 Samuel 7:6) as was the army at Rabbah under Jehovah the Lord of the ark, therefore Uriah would not go home to his house
Manna - It gave supply to the whole Camp Israel—six hundred thousand on foot that we men, besides children, and mixed multitude that went with Israel, came out of Egypt; therefore allowing for increase, we may safely put down near a million of souls, who were daily fed from the supply of manna
Jehu - A young man of the prophets, who had been sent by Elisha, arrived at the Camp and said he had a message for Jehu
Thirteen - ...
le13 - What could be more sorrowful than the leper shut out of the Camp
Come - The Philistines felt that God had “come” into the Israelite Camp when the ark of the covenant arrived ( Eustathius (22), Bishop of Berytus - being now replaced by the orthodox and vigorous Marcian, Eustathius found it politic to change his Camp, and at the council of Chalcedon promptly abandoned Dioscorus, declaring his agreement in faith with Flavian, and with exaggerated expressions of penitence asking pardon for his share in the acts of the recent synod (Labbe iv
Elders - After Jethro's arrival in the Camp of Israel, Moses made a considerable change in the governors of the people. But this constitution did not continue long; for on the murmuring of the people at the encampment called the Graves of Lust, Numbers 11:24-35 , Moses appointed seventy elders of Israel, to whom God communicated part of that legislator's spirit; they began to prophesy, and ceased not afterward
Tabernacle - It was placed in the midst of the Camp, and the Hebrews were ranged in order about it, according to their several tribes. When the cloud arose from off the tabernacle, they decamped; the priests carried those things which were most sacred, and the Levites all the several parts of the tabernacle
Joel, Book of - The army is His, and the Camp is His: the day of Jehovah
Joshua - On the descent Joshua heard the noise of the people shouting, and with a warrior's thought he said to Moses, "there is a noise of war in the Camp"; but it was the noise of singers in the calf worship. When Moses removed the tabernacle of meeting between God and His people from the Camp, Joshua, then "a young man" (perhaps an official term for an attendant, Numbers 11:28; Deuteronomy 1:38 "Joshua who standeth before thee"), departed not out of the tabernacle; the Lord's house and communion is the best qualification for those who are afterward to fight the Lord's battles. When Eldad and Medad prophesied in the Camp separately from the rest of the 70 who received of the spirit that was upon Moses, in his presence, Joshua said, "my lord Moses, forbid them;" he replied, "enviest thou for my sake? would God that all the Lord's people were prophets," etc. ...
Joshua took the command at Shittim, sent spies to Jericho, crossed Jordan, fortified his Camp at Gilgal, circumcised the people (for Israel's work was a spiritual one, and men still having the badge of fleshliness were not fit agents for the Lord's work: Joshua 10:40; Judges 5:31), kept the Passover, (after which on their eating the old grain of the land the manna ceased,) and received the assurance of Jericho's fall and God's fighting against Israel's foes from the uncreated Angel of Jehovah (Joshua 5:13-15; Joshua 6:2-5), the Captain of Jehovah's host (Matthew 26:53; Exodus 23:20-23; Revelation 19:11-14)
Samuel - They accordingly, without consulting Samuel, fetched it out of Shiloh to the Camp near Aphek. " A second battle was fought, and again the Philistines defeated the Israelites, stormed their Camp, slew 30,000 men, and took the sacred ark
Locust - Nahum 3:17; "the great grasshoppers (Hebrew: "the locust of locusts") which Camp in the hedges in the cold day, but when the sun ariseth flee away," etc
Gibeah - rear of the Philistine Camp at Geba on the S
Exodus, the - It is also translated 'armed' when it refers to the army of the Midianites and the Amalekites as they were arrayed in the Camp previous to action
Companion - In this sense, the word is a synonym of ‘ah (“brother”) and of qarob (“kin”): “… Go in and out from gate to gate throughout the Camp, and slay every man his brother, and every man his companion and every man his neighbor” ( Pavement - 46) as carrying about with him on his military expeditions a tessellated pavement, which was laid down in his encampments as marking the spot from which judicial decisions and addresses to the soldiers were given. Each stationary Camp, again, had its tribunal, sometimes formed of turf but more frequently of stone, and from it the general addressed the soldiers and the tribunes administered justice
Purification (2) - In the first ceremony, on the conclusion of which the leper was admitted to the Camp, though not to his tent, two living birds were taken. Among some Arab tribes it was customary to build a hut outside the Camp, where the woman had to stay for a time (Hasting's Dictionary of the Bible iv
Naphtali - On march Naphtali was north of the tabernacle, next Dan his kinsman, and Asher (Numbers 2:25-31), together forming "the Camp of Dan," hindmost or rearward of all the Camps (Numbers 10:25)
Augustan Band - Peregrini, ‘soldiers from abroad,’ was the name given to the frumentarii while they resided at Rome, and their Camp on the Caelian Hill was called Castra Peregrinorum
Wanderings in the Wilderness - When that generation of military died, the Camp of Israel again was mobilized for the assault on Canaan
Guard - Tiberius concentrated the force in a strongly fortified Camp to the east of Rome, on a rectangle of 39 acres, where the modern Italian army also has barracks
Atonement, Day of - Aaron and his sons represent the saints who now form the church as a company of priests, and were thus, in the type, distinct from the people (Israel) as an earthly company who formed the Camp
Atone - The bull itself was to be burned outside the Camp
Gideon - When they reached the Camp, the trumpets were blown, and the pitchers broken
Numbers, Book of - See Camp. ...
In Numbers 5 laws are given as to the removing out of the Camp all lepers, etc. ...
Numbers 12 : Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses, the meekest of men; the Lord vindicated Moses and smote Miriam with leprosy, but at the intercession of Moses it was removed from her, though she was shut out of the Camp seven days
Gibeon - A deputation of the Gibeonites, with their allies from three other cities (Joshua 917;17 ), visited the Camp at Gilgal, and by false representations induced Joshua to enter into a league with them, although the Israelites had been specially warned against any league with the inhabitants of Canaan (Exodus 23:32 ; 34:12 ; Numbers 33:55 ; Deuteronomy 7:2 ). His army came suddenly upon that of the Amorite kings as it lay encamped before the city
Joshua, Book of - The battle for Canaan lasted a long time (Joshua 11:18), at least five years (Joshua 14:7; Joshua 14:10), yet some of the more extensive battle Campaigns are passed over in a few verses. ...
After spying out the land in order to plan the invasion intelligently (2:1-24), the Israelites crossed the Jordan River and set up Camp at Gilgal
Domitian - In the same year the roads in the Imperial provinces of Asia Minor were repaired, and Agricola carried out his fifth Campaign, planning also an invasion of Ireland which never took place. In 83, on his sixth Campaign, Agricola had been able, with the co-operation of his fleet, to extend his hold over our island. He marched as far north as Inchtuthill near Dunkeld, and made a lasting Camp there. It appears that Domitian issued his commands for the most part from the Imperial Camp in the province of Mœsia
Hebrews - In the time of Moses, he dwelt among his people as a king in his palace, or in the midst of his Camp; always ready to be consulted, promulgating all needful laws, and giving specific directions in all emergencies. ...
The long abode of the Hebrews in Egypt had cherished in them a strong propensity to idolatry; and neither the miracles of Moses, nor his precautions to withdraw them from the worship of idols, nor the rigor of his laws, nor the splendid marks of God's presence in the Israelitish Camp, were able to conquer this unhappy perversity
Exodus, Book of - Moses took the tabernacle and pitched it outside the Camp, and those that sought the Lord went there to it: cf
Dan (1) - ...
Hence, Samson resides at Mahaneh-Dan (the Camp of Dan) in the hills, between Zorah and Eshtaol, behind Kirjath Jearim, and thence "comes down" to the vineyards of Timnath and the valley of Sorek
Naphtali - In the march through the desert Naphtali formed with Dan and Asher the ‘Camp of Dan,’ which constituted a total of 157,000 men of war
Manna - מן , Exodus 16:15 ; Exodus 16:33 ; Exodus 16:35 ; Numbers 11:6-7 ; Numbers 11:9 ; Joshua 5:12 ; Nehemiah 9:20 ; Psalms 78:24 ; μαννα , John 6:31 ; John 6:49 ; John 6:58 ; Hebrews 9:4 ; Revelation 2:17 ; the food which God gave the children of Israel during their continuance in the deserts of Arabia, from the eighth encampment in the wilderness of Sin. It fell every day except on the Sabbath, and this only around the Camp of the Israelites
Music - The three kinds are alluded to in (Job 21:12 ) On the banks of the Red Sea Moses and the children of Israel sang their triumphal song of deliverance from the hosts of Egypt; and Miriam, in celebration of the same event, exercised one of her functions as a prophetess by leading a procession of the women of the Camp, chanting in chorus the burden of the song of Moses
Paulinus, Missionary to Northumbria - ...
At Donafeld, probably the modern Doncaster, amid the remains of the Roman Camp, there was a Christian basilica with a stone altar, which may be ascribed to Paulinus
da'Vid - (1 Samuel 17:34,35 ) It was some years after this that David suddenly appears before his brothers in the Camp of the army, and hears the defiant challenge of the Philistine giant Goliath. He became a king on the scale of the great Oriental sovereigns of Egypt and Persia, with a regular administration and organization of court and Camp; and he also founded an imperial dominion which for the first time realize the prophetic description of the bounds of the chosen people. Underneath the splendor of his last glorious Campaign against the Ammonites was a dark story, known probably at that time only to a very few --the double crime of adultery with Bath-sheba and the virtual murder of Uriah
Army - Their positions in Camp and on march were accurately fixed
Gilgal - Israel's first encampment W. of the tree, such as Israel would need in their long encampment at Gilgal; it is built with well packed pebbles without cement. diameter, and three or four high, possibly remains of Israel's Camp (Conder, Palestine Exploration)
Leviticus - Test for an infectious skin disease and remove the infected one from the Camp (Leviticus 13:1-59 ). Remove the infection from the Camp (Leviticus 13:45-59 )
Altar - The Epistle to the Hebrew reasons, servile adherents to visible altar meats are excluded from our Christian spiritual altar and meats: "For He, the true Altar, from whom we derive spiritual meats, realized the sin offering type" (of which none of the meat was eaten, but all was burnt: Leviticus 6:30) "by suffering without the gate: teaching that we must go forth after Him from the Jewish high priest's Camp of legal ceremonialism and meats, which stood only until the gospel times of reformation" (Hebrews 9:10-11). The temple and holy city were the Jewish people's Camp in their solemn feasts
Tabernacle - The first encampment of the Israelites after crossing the Jordan was at Gilgal, and there the tabernacle remained for seven years (Joshua 4:19 ). It was afterwards removed to Shiloh (Joshua 18:1 ), where it remained during the time of the Judges, till the days of Eli, when the ark, having been carried out into the Camp when the Israelites were at war with the Philistines, was taken by the enemy (1 Samuel 4 ), and was never afterwards restored to its place in the tabernacle
Philippians, the Epistle to the - From the smaller Praetorian bodyguard at the palace the guards, who had been chained to his hand before, would carry the report of his "bonds" and strange story to the general Praetorian Camp which Tiberius established N
Tabernacles, Feast of - The booth, like the tent, was a temporary dwelling, and so suited fairly to represent Camp life in the desert
Rahab (1) - ; and when the pursuers had returned, and the Jordan fords were clear, they escaped back to Israel's Camp
Caligula - He is commonly said to have been born in the Camp of his father (Tac
Aaron - ...
Afterwards, when encamped before Sinai, and when Moses at the command of God ascended the mount to receive the tables of the law, Aaron and his two sons, Nadab and Abihu, along with seventy of the elders of Israel, were permitted to accompany him part of the way, and to behold afar off the manifestation of the glory of Israel's God (Exodus 19:24 ; 24:9-11 ). On the return of Moses to the Camp, Aaron was sternly rebuked by him for the part he had acted in this matter; but he interceded for him before God, who forgave his sin (Deuteronomy 9:20 ). ...
Twenty years after this, when the children of Israel were encamped in the wilderness of Paran, Korah, Dathan, and Abiram conspired against Aaron and his sons; but a fearful judgment from God fell upon them, and they were destroyed, and the next day thousands of the people also perished by a fierce pestilence, the ravages of which were only stayed by the interposition of Aaron (Numbers 16 )
Balaam - "...
After his predictions, Balaam returned into his own country; but before he left the land of Moab, as if vexed with his own disappointment in missing the promised reward, and with a purpose of revenging himself on the Israelites, as the cause of it, he instructed the Moabites and Midianites in a wicked scheme, which was to send their daughters into the Camp of the Israelites, in order to draw them first into lewdness, and then into idolatry, the certain means of depriving them of the help of that God who protected them. This artifice succeeded; for as the Israelites lay encamped at Shittim, many of them were deluded by these strange women, not only to commit whoredom with them, but to assist at their sacrifices, and worship their god Baal-Peor, Numbers 25:1-3 ; Numbers 31:16 ; ...
Micah 6:5 ; 2 Peter 2:15 ; Judges 1:11 ; Revelation 2:14 ; Deuteronomy 23:4-5 ; Joshua 24:9-10 ; Nehemiah 13:2
Grape - The bunch of grapes which was cut in the valley of Eshcol, and was brought upon a staff between two men to the Camp of Israel at Kadeshbarnea, Numbers 13:23 , may give us some idea of the largeness of the fruit in that country
Ban - Hence by retaining part of the ‘devoted thing’ ( chçrem ) in his tent Achan infected the whole ‘camp of Israel,’ with disastrous results ( Joshua 6:18 ; Joshua 7:11 f
Sacrifice - The parts to be burnt were usually burnt on the altar of sacrifice, though in some cases they were burnt in an isolated place away from the central Camp (Leviticus 1:9; Leviticus 2:2; Leviticus 3:3-5; Leviticus 4:10-12; Leviticus 4:35; Leviticus 7:5). In cases of sin by priests or the nation as a whole, the priests sprinkled the animal’s blood inside the Holy Place, burnt parts of the animal on the altar of sacrifice, and burnt the remainder outside the Camp (Leviticus 4:7; Leviticus 4:10; Leviticus 4:12)
Gideon - the pitchers (a type of the gospel light in earthen vessels, 2 Corinthians 4:6-7), suddenly flash on the foe, and to cry "the sword of Jehovah and of Gideon," and to stand without moving round about the Midianite Camp. 182) observes that the nomadic hordes of Midian, like the modern Beni Suggar and Ghazawiyeh Arabs, come up the broad and fertile valley of Jezreel; their encampment lay, as the black Arab tents do now in spring, at the foot of the hill March (Nebi Dahy) opposite to the limestone knoll on which Jezreel (Zer'ain) stands. Concealed by the folds of the rolling ground the 300 crept down to Midian's Camp in the valley
Tabernacle - According to these arrangements, Israel’s place of worship was to be a tabernacle, or tent, set up in the centre of the Camp. It was a prefabricated shrine that the people of Israel took with them on their journey to Canaan and set up at Camps along the way
Rock - ), ‘globular, like a bee-hive,’ rolled after the Camp in Israel’s wanderings, and supplied them with water
Ark of the Covenant - From this place the Israelites carried it to their Camp, where, in an engagement with the Philistines, it fell into their hands
David - Providence soon led him to visit the Camp, and gave to his noble valor and faith the victory over the giant champion Goliath
Levite - When a Camp was set up, they Camped immediately around the tabernacle (Numbers 1:52-53; Numbers 3:23; Numbers 3:29; Numbers 3:35; Numbers 3:38)
Gilgal - There they set up a Camp, which became the headquarters for the battles to follow (Joshua 4:19; Joshua 6:11; Joshua 10:6)
David - His father is in the habit of sending him to the Israelite Camp with provisions for his three eldest brothers, who are among the warriors of the Israelite army; on one such occasion he finds the Camp in consternation on account of the defiance of a Philistine hero, the giant Goliath. David gathers these details from different people in the Camp, and, feeling sure of the help of Jahweh, determines to fight the giant
Red Sea - After they set out from Rameses, in the land of Goshen, in the neighbourhood of Cairo, their first encampment was at Succoth, signifying "booths," or an "enclosure for cattle," after a stage of about thirty miles; their second, at Etham, or Adsjerud, on the edge of the wilderness, about sixty miles farther; "for the Lord led them not by the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt: but God led the people about by the way of the wilderness of the Red Sea," or by a circuitous route to the land of promise, in order to train them and instruct them, in the solitudes of Arabia Petraea, Exodus 13:17-20 ; Deuteronomy 32:10 . Instead of proceeding from Etham, round the head of the Red Sea, and coasting along its eastern shore, the Lord made them turn southward along its western shore, and, after a stage of about twenty or thirty miles, to encamp in the valley of Bedea, where there was an opening in the great chain of mountains that line the western coast, called Pi-hahiroth, the mouth of the ridge between Migdol westward, and the sea eastward, "over against Baal-zephon," on the eastern coast; to tempt Pharaoh, whose heart he finally hardened, to pursue them when they were "entangled in the land," and shut in by the wilderness on their rear and flanks, and by the sea in their front. So Pharaoh pursued the Israelites by the direct way of Migdol, with six hundred chariots, his horsemen, and his army, and overtook them encamping by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, over against Baal-zephon. The day before the passage, by the divine command, the Israelites encamped beside Pi-hahiroth "between Migdol and the sea, over against Baal-zephon,"...
Exodus 14:2 ; Numbers 33:7 . And it was this unexpected change in the direction of their march, and the apparently disadvantageous situation in which they were then placed, entangled in the land, and shut in by the wilderness, with a deep sea in front, the mountains of Attaka on the sides, and the enemy in their rear, that tempted the Egyptians to pursue them through the valley of Bedea, by the direct route from Cairo, who overtook them encamping by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, opposite to Baal-zephon, Exodus 14:2-9 . But the Israelites went out of Egypt with "a high hand," though led by Moses, yet under the visible guidance and protection of "the Lord God of the Hebrews," who "went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, and by night in a pillar of fire;"...
and who, for their encouragement, to enter the passage of the sea miraculously prepared for them, removed the cloud which went before the Camp of Israel hitherto, and placed it behind them. "And it came between the Camp of the Egyptians and the Camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness to the one, but gave light by night to the other: so that the one came not near the other all the night," Exodus 14:8-20
Tabernacle - --"The tabernacle, as the place in which Jehovah dwelt, was pitched in the centre of the Camp, (Numbers 2:2 ) as the tent of a leader always is in the East; for Jehovah was the Captain of Israel. The tribes Camped and marched around it in the order of a hollow square. (2) The tabernacle as the most beautiful and costly object in the nation and ever in the centre of the Camp, set forth the truth that religion was the central fact and the most important, in a persons life
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Before the ridge is a plateau large enough to afford Camping ground for the two Roman legions of Titus, and at the same time hidden from view of the city; it has also the military advantages of being directly upon the line of communication, of being difficult to approach from the front, and having good communication with the flanks and rear. , the second Camp, the fifth legion, could Camp on a large plain stretching toward Tel el Ful, close to the great northern road
Exodus, the - Passing by Marah, they encamped under the palmtrees of Elim (wady Gharandel) by the waters. Thence they encamped first at Dophkah, then at Alush. Fifteen days elapsed between the encampment in the wilderness of Sin and their arrival at Sinai mount (Exodus 16:1; compare Exodus 19:1). " Wady Nasb, the first station on this route, affords water abundant, answering to the "wilderness of Sin" encampment, where they made no complaint of want of water; the water supply accounts for their halting some days here. is a large plain without water, where Israel encamped. is a plain with water supply near, where Amalek might encamp. The sight breaks on Moses suddenly only when near the Camp, and he breaks the tables "beneath the mount. The Israelites passed a whole year encamped "before the mount," and the pasturage and water supply at Ras Sufsafeh are much greater than those at Serbal, or in any other part of the peninsula. At Erweis el Ebeirig, not far from the wady el Hudherah (Hazeroth), remains are found which are probably Israelite, and mark the site of the Camp Kibroth Hattaavah. Not far off, a recess one mile and a half long, three quarters broad, would form an additional Camping ground
Consecrate - This is to be seen in the organization of persons into priesthood and laity, in the layout of the sanctuary and the Camp around it, and in the regulations for access of persons to holy territory
Spitting - Thus in the case of a father's spitting in his child's face it should seem that this was tantamount to the leprosy, for the same law, and by the Lord's own appointment, took place in both cases—the child was shut out of the Camp for seven days
Good - Favorable convenient for any purpose as a good stand for business a good station for a Camp
Alaric - " In the first siege of Rome both pagan and Christian historians relate the strange proposal to relieve the city by the magical arts of some Etruscan diviners, who were believed to have power to call down lightning from heaven, and direct it against Alaric's Camp. At the plunder of Nola in Campania, St
Feasts - And I venture to believe, that though this trumpet was never sounded but once in forty-nine years, and consequently few, if any, ever heard it before, or ever lived to hear it a second Jubilee, yet there was not a soul in the Camp but understood the joyful sound, and felt the meaning (if I may be allowed the expression,) like the archangel's trumpet, as it will be understood by all flesh, when Jesus comes to judgment
Leper, Leprosy - The sudden and total change of food, air, dwelling and mode of life, caused by the exodus, to this nation of newly-emancipated slaves, may possibly have had a further tendency to produce skin disorders, and severe repressive measures may have been required in the desert-moving Camp to secure the public health or to allay the panic of infection
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The grapes of Egypt, Genesis 40:11 , being small, we may easily conceive of the surprise which was occasioned to the Israelites by witnessing the bunch of grapes brought by the spies to the Camp, from the valley of Eshcol, Numbers 13:23
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The pillar of cloud motif-set forth in the exodus account and expanded in the prophetic announcements of a new exodus after the Babylonian exile-encompasses a rich complex of theological meanings and functions: guidance/leading (of Israel out of Egypt and through the wilderness to Canaan, Exodus 13:21 ; Numbers 14:14 ; Nehemiah 9:12 ; Psalm 78:14 ); a signal for movement (breaking and setting up Camp, Exodus 40:36-37 ; Numbers 9:17-23 ); protection from danger (as a barrier of darkness between Israel and the Egyptians, Exodus 14:19-20 ); the sustained, immediate, personal presence of Yahweh/the angel of the Lord (Exodus 13:22 ; 14:19,24 ; 40:38 ; Joel 2:2 ); an agency of summons (to battle, Numbers 10:34-35 ; and to worship, Exodus 33:10 ); both a concealment and manifestation of divine glory (Exodus 16:10 ; 19:9,16 ; 20:21 ; 24:15-18 ; 34:5 ; Deuteronomy 4:11 ; 5:22 ); the place of propositional revelation (as an oracular cloud, Exodus 33:9 ; Psalm 99:7 ); the dwelling place/throne of divinity (over the tabernacle, Numbers 9:18,22 ; 10:11 ; and in particular, over the mercy seat, Leviticus 16:2 ); the locus of cultic theophany (for the investiture of the seventy elders and Joshua, Numbers 11:25 ; Deuteronomy 31:15 ; for the inauguration of the tabernacle, Exodus 40:34-35 ); shade/protection from the sun or storm (Numbers 10:34 ; Psalm 105:39 ; Isaiah 4:5 ); illumination (as a pillar of fire by night, Exodus 14:20 ; Numbers 9:15 ); and an agency of legal investigation and/or executive judgment (against Israel's enemies, Exodus 14:24 ; and against rebels within Israel, Numbers 12:5,10 ; 16:42 )
Numbers as Symbols - In the arranging the Camp of Israel there were four standards
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Hebrews 13:12 (a) As in the Old Testament the sacrifices for sin were carried outside the Camp, away from the sanctuary of GOD so the Lord JESUS, when He was made sin for us, and became an offering for us, suffered outside Jerusalem on the hill of Calvary
Dropsy - ...
The question addressed by Jesus on this occasion to ‘the lawyers and Pharisees’ aptly illustrates His method of ‘carrying the war into the enemy’s Camp’ (cf
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The tabernacle was carried about during the forty years in the wilderness (see Camp), and when the Israelites entered the land it was apparently placed first at Gilgal
Alexander - In one Campaign, he subdued almost all Asia Minor; and afterward defeated, in the narrow passes which led from Syria to Cilicia, the army of Darius, which consisted of four hundred thousand foot, and one hundred thousand horse. Darius fled, and left in the hands of the conqueror, his Camp, baggage, children, wife, and mother
Elisha - Elisha was at that time in the Camp; and seeing Jehoram, the king of Israel, he said, "What have I to do with thee? get thee to the prophets of thy father, and to the prophets of thy mother
Lot - They removed the landmarks; they drew off the water; they picked constant quarrels with Abraham's patient herdmen, till the strife between the two Camps was the scandal of the whole country round. ...
Just when Lot is beginning to make the acquaintance of the men of Sodom, and is finding them, as he was sure he would find them, not so bad as they were reported; just as he was opening accounts for his tent and his Camp with the merchants of Sodom, the Lord is hastening down to redress the wrong and to recognise and recompense Abraham. But as Lot's guardian angel would have it, one of Lot's herdmen escaped; and how his heart would sink as he came near Abraham's encampment at Hebron! But to whom else could he go? His own conscience of the past bitterly upbraided him as he told Abraham the disaster; but Abraham had something else to do than to trample on a fallen man. Abraham fell upon the sleeping Camp, and Lot was a free man next morning with all his goods
Sacrifices - But the sin-offering was burned ‘in a clean place’ without the Camp (Leviticus 4:12), and it was most holy. So not in a worldly but in a spiritual manner those who go out unto Jesus without the Camp have the highest, happiest enjoyment of the friendship of God; Christ Himself by His sacred and faithful life and death is their temple, and there they ‘offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually
Adder - The rattlesnake acknowledges the power of music as much as any of his family; of which the following instance is a decisive proof: When Chateaubriand was in Canada, a snake of that species entered their encampment; a young Canadian, one of the party, who could play on the flute, to divert his associates, advanced against the serpent with his new species of weapon: on the approach of his enemy, the haughty reptile curled himself into a spiral line, flattened his head, inflated his cheeks, contracted his lips, displayed his envenomed fangs, and his bloody throat; his double tongue glowed like two flames of fire; his eyes were burning coals; his body, swollen with rage, rose and fell like the bellows of a forge; his dilated skin assumed a dull and scaly appearance; and his tail, which sounded the denunciation of death, vibrated with so great rapidity as to resemble a light vapour. In this manner he was led out of their Camp, attended by a great number of spectators, both savages and Europeans, who could scarcely believe their eyes, when they beheld this wonderful effect of harmony
Lion - An instance in quite modern times of an unarmed man attempting to combat a lion is related by Poiret: "In a douar, or a Camp of Bedouin Arabs, near La Calle, a French factory, a young lion had seized a cow
Rome, - Modern Rome lies to the north of the ancient city, covering with its principal portion the plain to the north of the seven hills, once known as the Campus Martius, and on the opposite bank extending over the low ground beneath the Vatican to the north of the ancient Janiculum. " Some parts of the city, especially the Forum and Campus Martius, must have presented a magnificent appearance, of which Niebur's "Lectures on Roman History," ii. ( Acts 28:15 ) [1] (2) "The palace," Or "Caesar's court" (praetorium,) (Philippians 1:13 ) This may mean either the great Camp of the Praetorian guards which Tiberius established outside the walls on the northeast of the city, or, as seems more probable, a barrack attached to the imperial residence on the Palatine
Jerusalem - side of the Roman Camp upon the S. , together with Herod’s three towers, was spared by Titus and utilized by him for the ‘Camp. side over the summit of the hill reduced the area to about 48½ acres, only a little short of the normal dimensions of a ‘Camp’ (Golgotha and the Holy Sepulchre, p
War, Holy War - Even the Camp itself must be holy. Hophni and Phineas made the fatal mistake of assuming victory would be guaranteed by bringing a sacred cult object into the Camp, namely, the ark of Yahweh (1 Samuel 4 )
Achan - Each of the twelve tribes of Israel had its own regiment, as we would say, marching and Camping and entering battle under its own ensign; and thus it was that when the armies of Israel marched round Jericho on the way to their miraculous conquest of that city the standard of the tribe of Judah led the sacred host. No one has slept for joy in all the Camp of Israel that night. Look at the Camp of Israel that awful morning! It is the day of judgment, and the great white throne is set in the Valley of Achor before its proper time
Exodus - Here they were commanded "to turn and encamp before Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea", i. They were then led along the west shore of the Red Sea till they came to an extensive Camping-ground "before Pi-hahiroth," about 40 miles from Etham. This distance from Etham may have taken three days to traverse, for the number of Camping-places by no means indicates the number of days spent on the journey: e. , it took fully a month to travel from Rameses to the wilderness of Sin ( Exodus 16:1 ), yet reference is made to only six Camping-places during all that time. The exact spot of their encampment before they crossed the Red Sea cannot be determined. ...
Under the direction of God the children of Israel went "forward" from the Camp "before Pi-hahiroth," and the sea opened a pathway for them, so that they crossed to the farther shore in safety. ...
Having reached the eastern shore of the sea, perhaps a little way to the north of 'Ayun Musa ("the springs of Moses"), there they encamped and rested probably for a day. ...
Their next Camping-place was Elim (q. ...
After a time the children of Israel "took their journey from Elim," and encamped by the Red Sea (Numbers 33:10 ), and thence removed to the "wilderness of Sin" (to be distinguished from the wilderness of Zin, 20:1), where they again encamped. They now turned inland, and after three encampments came to the rich and fertile valley of Rephidim, in the Wady Feiran. " Here they encamped for more than a year (Numbers 1:1 ; 10:11 ) before Sinai (q. ...
The different encampments of the children of Israel, from the time of their leaving Egypt till they reached the Promised Land, are mentioned in Exodus 12:37-19 ; Numbers 1021-21 ; 33 ; Deuteronomy 1,2,10
Criticism - A little later (1850) one of Baur’s disciples, Albrecht Ritschl, threw a bombshell into the Tübingen Camp by starting from the same position as his master, but advancing to very different conclusions
Sacrifice - The burnt offering was wholly burnt upon the altar; the sin offering was in part burnt upon the altar, in part given to the priests, or burnt outside the Camp. (Compare Hebrews 9:7-12 on the typical sin offering on the day of atonement; the inauguration of the Mosaic covenant, Hebrews 9:13-23; the Passover, 1 Corinthians 5:7; the burning of the public or priestly sin offerings without the Camp, Hebrews 13:10-13; the altar of sacrifice typifying His passion, which "we have" as a present and us" though He "knew no sin," 2 Corinthians 5:21)
Assyria - The catastrophe is related with awful brevity: "Then the angel of the Lord went forth, and smote in the Camp of the Assyrians an hundred and four score and five thousand; and, when they arose early in the morning, behold they were all dead corpses
Jerusalem - The "camp of the Assyrians" was still shown about A
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One of Joab's aides de Camp stood by the corpse and invited all to follow Joab; but all stood still at the ghastly sight
Jonathan - A panic ensued, the Philistines thought themselves outnumbered, and an earthquake completed the confusion; and the Israelites, with the Philistines in the Camp an those hidden heretofore in Mount Ephraim and now emerging, joined in the pursuit as far W
Moses - But "beneath the smooth current of his life hitherto, a life of alternate luxury at the court and comparative hardness in the Camp and in the discharge of his military duties, there had lurked from childhood to youth, and from youth to manhood, a secret discontent, perhaps a secret ambition. ) After an eventful journey to and fro in the wilderness, we see them at length encamped in the plains of Moab, ready to cross over the Jordan into the Promised Land
Atonement, Day of - He also burnt upon the altar the fat of the two sin offerings, while their flesh was being burned outside the Camp
David - In his exalted station, and amidst the dangers that encompassed him, he behaved with singular prudence, so that he was in high esteem both in the court and Camp
Shepherds - The office of chief shepherd was also known among the Latins; for, in the seventh AEneid, Tyrrheus is named as governor of the royal flocks:...
Tyrrheusque pater, cui regia parent ...
Armenta, et late custodia credita Camp
Nineveh - Thy crowned are as the locusts, and thy captains as the great grasshoppers which Camp in the hedges in the cold day: but when the sun riseth, they flee away; and their place is not known where they are," or were. And if the only spot that bears its name, or that can be said to be the place where it was, be indeed the site of one of the most extensive of cities on which the sun ever shone, and which continued for many centuries to be the capital of Assyria,—the principal mounds, few in number, which show neither bricks, stones, nor other materials of building,—but are in many places overgrown with grass, and resemble the mounds left by intrenchments and fortifications of ancient Roman Camps, and the appearances of other mounds and ruins less marked than even these, extending for ten miles, and widely spread, and seeming to be the wreck of former buildings,—show that Nineveh is left without one monument of royalty, without any token whatever of its splendour or wealth: that their place is not known where they were; and that it is indeed a desolation, "empty, void, and waste," its very ruins perished, and less than the wreck of what it was
Joshua - But it was Joshua alone in all the Camp who was all to Moses that John was to Jesus. And, as God would have it, over and above the selected seventy, there were two exceptional men on whom the Spirit fell also, till Joshua grudged and fretted at the way the people's eyes were drawn off his master and turned to Eldad and Medad as they prophesied in the Camp
Saul - The Philistines were encamped at Geba. Thus roused, the Philistines, who gathered an army of 30,000 chariots and 6,000 horsemen, and "people as the sand which is on the sea-shore in multitude," encamped in Michmash, which Saul had evacuated for Gilgal. "Then Saul went up from following the Philistines: and the Philistines went to their own place" (1 Samuel 14:24-46 ); and thus the Campaign against the Philistines came to an end. Saul and the men of Israel went forth to meet them, and encamped on the northern slope of the same valley which lay between the two armies. ...
After some time the Philistines "gathered themselves together" in the plain of Esdraelon, and pitched their Camp at Shunem, on the slope of Little Hermon; and Saul "gathered all Israel together," and "pitched in Gilboa" (1 Samuel 28:3-14 )
Nahum - Isaiah 10:8 ), the ‘marshals’ or high officials, are like locusts or grasshoppers, that Camp in the hedges and walls, but vanish with the sunrise
Joshua, Theology of - Later (32:17), Joshua warns Moses of the noise that comes from the Camp below where Israel engages in idolatry
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The title "armor-bearer" was honorary, like our aide-de-camp, e. Arriving at the wagon rampart (not "the trench" as KJV) round Israel's Camp, he heard their well-known war shout (Numbers 23:21, compare Numbers 10:35)
Hebrews - Therefore, the writer exhorted the recipients to go to Jesus “outside the Camp, bearing the disgrace he bore” (Hebrews 13:13 NIV)
Cooking And Heating - The bedouin encampment could be recognized by the fires at night outside and in front of the tents. Many of the stories of the Bible were preserved, originally as folk memories, remembered word for word around the Camp fires lit for warmth on cool evenings in the arid climate or in the high terrain
Clean, Unclean - Certainly the exclusion from the Camp of those with possible symptoms of leprosy (Leviticus 13-14 ) and gonorrhea (Leviticus 15:2-15 ) in effect quarantined these dangerous diseases and contributed to public health
Festivals - Just as the sacrifice of the day of atonement was burned outside the Camp of Israel, Jesus suffered outside the gate of Jerusalem so that He might redeem His people from sin (Hebrews 13:11-12 )
Levites - ...
The priests occupied the eastern side of the tabernacle, inside Judah the leading Camp; the Kohathites the southern side, inside Reuben; the Gershonites the western side, inside Ephraim; the Merarites the northern, inside Daniel The aggregate of Gershonites (Numbers 3:22), Kohathites (Numbers 3:28), and Merarites (Numbers 3:34), is 22,300; but in the redemption 300 are deducted (probably the firstborn in Levi within the year that had elapsed since the command was issued, Numbers 3:40-43), and 22,000 taken as substituted for Israel's male firstborn
Hospitality - The present writer was once entertained in the Camp of a rather wild and unkempt tribe
Jehoram - The prophet again and again saved Jehoram by warning him of the position of the Syrian Camp (2 Kings 6:8-12; compare Luke 12:3)
Excommunication (2) - But the ultimate roots of the practice are to be sought in the Pentateuchal legislation, with its exclusion of the ceremonially unclean from the Camp of the congregation (Leviticus 13:45-46, Numbers 5:2-3), and its devotion to destruction (חָרַם, whence חרָם) of whole cities or tribes as enemies of Israel (Matthew 18:15-17; Deuteronomy 3:6; Deuteronomy 7:2; cf
Sacrifice And Offering - The rest of the animal was taken outside of the Camp to the place where the ashes of the sacrifices were disposed, and there it was burned
Lots - The act, in the face of the enemies of the Church, was, like the auctioning of the Camp of Hannibal by the Romans, a boldly prudent step, a declaration to all that the Church, was neither cowed by the death of her Lord nor dejected by the suicide of the traitor, but was girding herself for a forward march
Cross, Cross-Bearing - The writer of Hebrews (Hebrews 13:13) urges Christians to go outside the Camp of Judaism, as Jesus suffered outside the gate, when it was clear that the two ways must part, ‘bearing his reproach
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(d) The skin, flesh, and dung of the bullock and the goat, whose blood had made atonement, were burnt outside the Camp. On the doctrine of the Atonement: M‘Leod Campbell, On the Nature of the Atonement; R
Apocrypha - She went with her maid to the Camp of Holofernes, claiming that God was going to destroy the people because of their sin
Barzillai - The sacred writer is at particular pains to tell us the whole of that truly Highland hospitality with which Barzillai replenished the king's Camp at Mahanaim
Priest - The remaining parts of the animal were all burned without the Camp, Exodus 29:10-14 ; Leviticus 8:2-3 ; Leviticus 8:14-17
Birds - Probably the quails which visited the Hebrew Camp were a migrating flock
Croisade, or Crusade - Even women, concealing their sex under the disguise of armour, attended the Camp; and often forgot their duty still more, by prostituting themselves to the army
Law - However, the church is not a nation, and does not Camp around the tabernacle
Evangelize, Evangelism - When the lepers discover the abandoned Camp of the Syrian siege-makers of Elisha's and Jehoram's day, they name it "a day of good news" (2 Kings 7:9 )
Exodus, Theology of - The people understand the implications because of the specific symbolism of the sanctuary in the center of the Camp
Saul - The Spirit of God came upon Jesus at the Jordan, but He came also upon Samson at the Camp of Dan, and upon Balaam beside the altar of Baal
Saul - " The Gilgal meant is that in the Jordan valley, to which Saul withdrew in order to gather soldiers for battle, and offer sacrifices, and then advance again to Gibeah and Geba, thence to encounter the Philistines encamped at Michmash. )...
The same reckless and profane impatience appears in Saul; he consults Jehovah by the priest Ahiah (1 Samuel 14:18 read with Septuagint, "bring here the ephod, for he took the ephod that day in the presence of Israel"; for the ark was not usually taken out, but only the ephod, for consultation, and the ark was now at Kirjath Jearim, not in Saul's little Camp); then at the increasing tumult in the Philistine host, impatient to join battle, interrupted the priest, "withdraw thine hand," i
Lots - The act, in the face of the enemies of the Church, was, like the auctioning of the Camp of Hannibal by the Romans, a boldly prudent step, a declaration to all that the Church, was neither cowed by the death of her Lord nor dejected by the suicide of the traitor, but was girding herself for a forward march
Hypocrisy - Just because hypocrisy is thus an enemy in the Camp poisoning the wells, our Lord deals with it openly, directly, negatively, by the method of denunciation, as with no other form of evil
Hebrews, Epistle to the - The sacrifice on that day was wholly burnt outside the Camp, Jesus had suffered outside the gate — outside the Jewish system which had rejected Him
Sarah - It was intolerable to Sarah to live on any longer such an embarrassment to her husband, such an evident obstacle to the prosperity of his house, and such an eye-sore and jest to all the Camp and to all the country around
Ahithophel - It was our bad temper, our bad tongue, our want of thought, our want of love, our want of patience, our want of humility that threw this old ally and that old adviser, this able man and that rich man, into the opposite Camp
Esau - He was the pride of all the encampment as he came home at night with his traps, and his snares, and his bows, and his arrows, and laden to the earth with venison for his father's supper. Till, at last, and in open defiance of all decency and religion, he brought home two Canaanite wives to his father's covenanted Camp
Egypt - In this period the nomadic horde called Hyksos for several centuries occupied and made Egypt tributary; their capital was Memphis; they constructed an immense earth-camp, which they called Abaris; two independent kingdoms were formed in Egypt, one in the Thebaid, which held intimate relations with Ethiopia; another at Xois, among the marshes of the Nile; but finally the Egyptians regained their independence, and expelled the Hyksos; Manetho supposes they were called hyksos, from hyk, a king, and sos, a shepherd
Hypocrisy - Just because hypocrisy is thus an enemy in the Camp poisoning the wells, our Lord deals with it openly, directly, negatively, by the method of denunciation, as with no other form of evil
Tabernacle - This is described as a rectangular enclosure in the centre of the Camp, measuring 100 cubits from east to west and half that amount from south to north
David - On his arrival in the Camp of Israel, David (now about twenty years of age) was made aware of the state of matters when the champion of the Philistines, Goliath of Gath, came forth to defy Israel. While encamped there, in the forest in the district of Ziph, he was visited by Jonathan, who spoke to him words of encouragement (23:16-18)
Kings, the Books of - Assyrian and Chaldee forms occur, found in Jeremiah, but not found in the earlier historical books (Joshua, Judges, 1 and 2 Samuel): eekoh for 'eekow (2 Kings 6:13); 'akilah , "meat" (1 Kings 19:8); 'almugim ((1 Kings 10:11, 12); 'omnowt , "pillars" (2 Kings 18:16); ura'owt , "stalls" (1 Kings 4:26); barbuwrim , "fowls" (1 Kings 4:23); gahar , "stretch" ((1 Kings 18:42); 'apheer for 'eepheer ((1 Kings 20:38, 41); gub , "husbandman" (2 Kings 25:12); galom , "wrap" (2 Kings 2:8); dobrot , "floats" (1 Kings 5:9);Ζif (1 Kings 6:1; 1 Kings 6:37); chapha' , "act secretly" (2 Kings 17:9); yatsiah , "chamber" (1 Kings 6:5-6; 1 Kings 6:10) ma'abeh , "clay" (1 Kings 7:46); nada' , "drive" (2 Kings 17:21); neshiy , "debt" (2 Kings 4:7); sar , "heavy" (1 Kings 20:43; 1 Kings 21:4-5); pharbar , "suburbs" (2 Kings 23:11); qab , "measure" (Jeremiah 39:1-7); qabal , "before" (2 Kings 15:10); tabanowt , "camp" (2 Kings 6:8); kothereth "chaptier", mezammerot "snuffers", both in Kings, Chronicles, and Jeremiah; mekonah , "base", in Ezra also. The names of Omri, Mesha, Jehu, Menahem, Hoshea, Hezekiah, are deciphered in inscriptions of Campaigns of Tiglath Pileser, Sargon, Sennacherib, and Esarhaddon
Offerings, the - Aaron had to put on his linen garments to remove the ashes from the altar to 'the place of ashes' beside the altar: he then changed his dress and carried the ashes outside the Camp
Serpent - It bears the name of an order among the hosts of heaven, whom Isaiah beheld in vision, placed above the throne of Jehovah in the temple; the brazen figure of this serpent is supposed to be a type of our blessed Redeemer, who was for our salvation lifted up upon the cross, as the serpent was elevated in the Camp of Israel, for the preservation of that people
Priest (2) - Attention is therefore called to the two parts of the one priestly function of offering which was connected with the Day of Atonement, the sacrifice of the animal without the Camp (Hebrews 13:11-12), and the entrance into the Holiest with the blood of the animal sacrificed
Elisha - Naaman desires to take away two mules burden of earth, wherewith to make an altar to Jehovah of the holy land, a sensible memorial to remind him perpetually in his pagan country of Jehovah' s past favor bestowed on him in Israel (compare Joshua 4:20-21, and the mediaeval Campo santos). At Elisha's prayer the investing host was smitten with blindness (mental, Keil, Genesis 19:11), and Elisha went out to meet them as they came down from their encampment on the hill E. A panic at a fancied sound of Hittite and Egyptian foes, by God's appointment, caused the Syrians to leave theft' Camp and all its contents, and flee for their life
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This last may hint at what Josephus states, namely, that Moses led a successful Campaign against Ethiopia, and named Saba the capital Meroe (Artapanus in Eusebius 9:27), from his adopted mother Merrhis, and brought away as his wife Tharbis daughter of the Ethiopian king, who falling in love with him had shown him the way to gain the swamp surrounding the city (Josephus Camp; and as he disappeared in this "tent of meeting" (rather than "tabernacle of congregation") the people wistfully gazed after him (Exodus 33:7-10)
Feasts And Festivals of Israel - An appointed man then took the scapegoat out into the wilderness and released it; he had to wash his clothes and bathe before he could return to the Camp
Terah - And that little child awoke in Abram's heart, and filled the tent and the Camp with its cries and with its tears when Terah too soon gave up the ghost in Haran
Arius, Followers of - Hilary now (359) intervened with his de Synodis , in which he reviewed the action of previous councils, and defended the Nicene Creed, yet in such a way as he thought best calculated to win back the semi-Arians (or Homoiousians) to the orthodox Camp
Calendar, the Christian - 2 Corinthians 10:4, 1 Timothy 1:18]'>[17]—certainly no gladness or sadness chancing to the Camp abolishes the Stations of the soldiers; for gladness will carry out discipline more willingly, sadness more carefully. Ambrose says: ‘Our fasts are our encampments which protect us from the devil’s attack; in short, they are called Stations, because standing and staying in them we repel our plotting foes’ (Serm
Revelation, the - After this, Satan is loosed for a little season and deceives the nations: they come up and compass the Camp of the saints, but fire comes down and devours them
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Some Brethren even resided for a considerable time among the Calmucks, conforming to their manner of living in tents, and accompanying them wherever they moved their Camp in the Steppe (immense plains covered with long grass
Israel - This inscription celebrates a Campaign which Menephtah made into Palestine in his third year (cf. As they afterwards migrated from here ( Judges 17:1-13 ; Judges 18:1-31 ), and as a place in this region was called the ‘Camp of Dan’ ( Judges 13:25 ; Judges 18:12 ), probably their hold was very insecure
John Epistles of - His opponents are not all to be found in the same Camp
Jews - God's marvellous favours, however were still continued in conducting and supplying them with meat; and the streams issuing from the rock Meribah, followed their Camp about thirty-nine years, and their clothes never waxed old
Arabia - ' As soon as we arrived in sight of his Camp, we were met by crowds of its inhabitants, who, with a wild and hurrying delight, led us toward the tent of their chief
Christianity - In the third century there were Christians in the Camp, in the senate, and in the palace; in short, every where, as we are informed, except in the temples and the theatres: they filled the towns, the country, and the islands
Moses - After thus destroying their idol, he inflicted punishment on the idolaters themselves; for he summoned all that were on the Lord's side to attend him; and all the Levites having obeyed the call, he sent them, in the name of the Lord, to slay all the idolaters, from one end of the Camp to the other, without favour or affection either to their neighbour or to their brother; and they slew about three thousand men
New Jerusalem - 29: ‘And the angel of the presence who went before the Camp of Israel took the tables of the divisions of the years … from the day of the [1] creation when the heavens and the earth shall be renewed and all their creation according to the powers of the heaven, … until the sanctuary of the Lord shall be made in Jerusalem on Mount Zion
Tatianus - Christian) philosophy" dares to carry the war into the enemy's Camp, and scorn is turned upon the scorners
Reformation - The elector of Saxony and the landgrave of Hesse led their forces into Bavaria against the emperor, and cannonaded his Camp in Ingoldstadt
Fact And Theory - Campbell and F. Coming from the Camp of the liberals, Dreyer directed his polemic against ‘liberalism’ and ‘orthodoxy’ alike
Chrysostom, John, Bishop of Constantinople - Chrysostom resorted to Gainas's Camp, pleaded the cause of the hostages, and endeavoured to persuade the Goth to lessen his extravagant demands to be made consul and commander-in-chief, which would have placed the emperor at his mercy
Egypt - The prolonged effort to cast out the Hyksos had welded together a nation in arms under the leadership of the Theban kings, leaving no trace of the old feudalism; the hatred of the oppressor pursued the ‘pest’ far into Syria in successive Campaigns, until Thetmosi I. This Pharaoh, however, was a great strategist, as well as a valiant soldier: as the result of many annual Campaigns, he not only placed his tablet on the bank of the Euphrates, by the side of that of Thetmosi I. was the greatest builder of all the Pharaohs, covering the land with temples and monuments of stone, the inscriptions and scenes upon them in many cases extolling his exploit against the Hittites at the battle of Kadesh, when his personal prowess saved the Egyptian Camp and army from overwhelming disaster
Tertullianus, Quintus Septimius Florens - ), "and yet we have filled your cities, fortresses, towns, assemblies, Camp, palace, senate, and forum: sola vobis reliquimus templa