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them wander in the wilderness forty years, until all the generation,
that had done evil in the sight of the LORD, was consumed.
NUM 32:14 And, behold, ye are risen up in your fathers' stead, an
increase of sinful men, to augment yet the fierce anger of the LORD
NUM 32:15 For if ye turn away from after him, he will yet again leave
them in the wilderness; and ye shall destroy all this people.
NUM 32:16 And they came near unto him, and said, We will build
sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones:
NUM 32:17 But we ourselves will go ready armed before the children of
Israel, until we have brought them unto their place: and our little ones
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