Then Moses returned to the camp along with the elders of Israel.
So the elders of Moab and the elders of Midian departed with the fee for divination in their hand. They came to Balaam and reported 1 to him the words of Balak.
Then Moses and the elders of Israel commanded the people: “Pay attention to all the commandments 1 I am giving 2 you today.
Bright and early the next morning Joshua gathered 1 the army, 2 and he and the leaders 3 of Israel marched 4 at the head of it 5 to Ai.
So David, the leaders of Israel, and the commanders of units of a thousand went to bring up the ark of the Lord’s covenant from the house of Obed-Edom with celebration.
When I heard this report, I tore my tunic and my robe and ripped out some of the hair from my head and beard. Then I sat down, quite devastated.
ק (Qof) I called for my lovers, 1 but they had deceived me. My priests and my elders perished in the city. Truly they had 2 searched for food to 3 keep themselves 4 alive. 5
“The elders 1 will listen 2 to you, and then you and the elders of Israel must go to the king of Egypt and tell him, ‘The Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has met 3 with us. So now, let us go 4 three days’ journey into the wilderness, so that we may sacrifice 5 to the Lord our God.’
Joshua tore his clothes; 1 he and the leaders 2 of Israel lay face down on the ground before the ark of the Lord until evening 3 and threw dirt on their heads. 4
In the sixth year, in the sixth month, on the fifth of the month, 1 as I was sitting in my house with the elders of Judah sitting in front of me, the hand 2 of the sovereign Lord seized me. 3