Numbers 33:49
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New International Version
There on the plains of Moab they camped along the Jordan from Beth Jeshimoth to Abel Shittim.

King James Bible
And they pitched by Jordan, from Bethjesimoth even unto Abelshittim in the plains of Moab.

Darby Bible Translation
And they encamped by the Jordan, from Beth-jeshimoth unto Abel-Shittim, in the plains of Moab.

World English Bible
They encamped by the Jordan, from Beth Jeshimoth even to Abel Shittim in the plains of Moab.

Young's Literal Translation
And they encamp by the Jordan from Beth-Jeshimoth, unto Abel-Shittim, in the plains of Moab.

Numbers 33:49 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

From Beth-jesimoth even unto Abel-shittim - The former of these places fell to the Reubenites, Joshua 13:15-20. The Israelites were now come to the edge of Jordan, over against Jericho, where they afterwards passed.

For further information on the subject of these different encampments, the reader is requested to refer to the extracts from Dr. Shaw at the end of the book of Exodus.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Beth-jesimoth. Probably the place called Bethsimath by Eusebius, east of Jordan, and about ten miles south of Jericho.

Joshua 13:20 And Bethpeor, and Ashdothpisgah, and Bethjeshimoth,

Ezekiel 25:9 Therefore, behold, I will open the side of Moab from the cities, from his cities which are on his frontiers, the glory of the country...

Abel-shittim. or the plains of Shittim. This place, according to Josephus who calls it Abela, was

60 furlongs east of Jordan

Numbers 25:1-9 And Israel stayed in Shittim, and the people began to commit prostitution with the daughters of Moab...

Exodus 25:5,10,23 And rams' skins dyed red, and badgers' skins, and shittim wood...

Joshua 2:1 And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, Go view the land, even Jericho. And they went...

Library
Some Miscellaneous Matters Belonging to the Country About Jericho.
Let us begin from the last encampings of Israel beyond Jordan. Numbers 33:49: "They encamped near Jordan from Beth-jeshimoth unto Abel-shittim."--"From Beth-jeshimoth to Abel-shittim were twelve miles." It is a most received opinion among the Jews, that the tents of the Israelites in the wilderness contained a square of twelve miles. So the Targum of Jonathan, upon Number 2:2; "The encamping of Israel was twelve miles in length, and twelve miles in breadth." And the Gemarists say, "It is forbidden
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners:
A BRIEF AND FAITHFUL RELATION OF THE EXCEEDING MERCY OF GOD IN CHRIST TO HIS POOR SERVANT, JOHN BUNYAN; WHEREIN IS PARTICULARLY SHOWED THE MANNER OF HIS CONVERSION, HIS SIGHT AND TROUBLE FOR SIN, HIS DREADFUL TEMPTATIONS, ALSO HOW HE DESPAIRED OF GOD'S MERCY, AND HOW THE LORD AT LENGTH THROUGH CHRIST DID DELIVER HIM FROM ALL THE GUILT AND TERROR THAT LAY UPON HIM. Whereunto is added a brief relation of his call to the work of the ministry, of his temptations therein, as also what he hath met with
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
Numbers 22:1
Then the Israelites traveled to the plains of Moab and camped along the Jordan across from Jericho.

Numbers 25:1
While Israel was staying in Shittim, the men began to indulge in sexual immorality with Moabite women,

Numbers 33:50
On the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jericho the LORD said to Moses,

Ezekiel 25:9
therefore I will expose the flank of Moab, beginning at its frontier towns--Beth Jeshimoth, Baal Meon and Kiriathaim--the glory of that land.

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