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Biblical Outline: Numbers


Peace & Blessings Beloved,

TGBTG for allowing us to see another day. I pray all is well with you and yours, and that your week has been fruitful & blessed thus far.


In this new Series, we are going to further our in-depth study of each book of the Holy Bible, breaking each book into the major themes and topics contained therein. Today we'll outline the fourth book of the Bible, Numbers.





  • Israel at Sinai, Preparing to Depart for the Promised Land (1:1;10:10)

    • The Commands for the Census of the People (chapters 1-4)

      1. The numbers of men from each tribe mustered for war (chapter 1)

      2. The placement of the tribes around the tabernacle and their order for march (chapter 2)

      3. The placement of the Levites around the tabernacle, and the numbers of the Levites and the firstborn of Israel (chapter 3)

      4. The numbers of the Levites in their tabernacle service for the Lord (chapter 4)

    • The Commands for Purity of the People (5:1;10:10)

      1. The test for purity in the law of jealousy (chapter 5)

      2. The Nazirite vow and the Aaronic benediction (chapter 6)

      3. The offerings of the 12 leaders at the dedication of the tabernacle (chapter 7)

      4. The setting up of the lamps and the separation of the Levites (chapter 8)

      5. The observance of the Passover (9:1-14)

      6. The covering cloud and the silver trumpets (9:15;10:10)

  • The Journey from Sinai to Kadesh (10:11;12:16)

    • The Beginning of the Journey (10:11-36)

    • The Beginning of the Sorrows: Fire and Quail (chapter 11)

    • The Opposition of Miriam and Aaron (chapter 12)

    • Israel at Kadesh, the Delay Resulting from Rebellion (13:1;20:13)

    • The 12 Spies and Their Mixed Report of the Good Land (chapter 13)

    • The People's Rebellion against God's Commission, and Their Defeat (chapter 14)

    • A Collection of Laws on Offerings, the Sabbath and Tassels on Garments (chapter 15)

    • The Rebellion of Korah and His Allies (chapter 16)

    • The Budding of Aaron's Staff: A Sign for Rebels (chapter 17)

    • Concerning Priests, Their Duties and Their Support (chapter 18)

    • The Red Heifer and the Cleansing Water (chapter 19)

    • The Sin of Moses (20:1-13)

    • The Journey from Kadesh to the Plains of Moab (20:14;22:1)

    • The Resistance of Edom (20:14-21)

    • The Death of Aaron (20:22-29)

    • The Destruction of Arad (21:1-3)

    • The Bronze Snake (21:4-9)

    • The Song of the Well and the Journey to Moab (21:10-20)

    • The Defeat of Sihon and Og (21:21-35)

    • Israel Returns to Moab (22:1)

    • Israel on the Plains of Moab, in Anticipation of Taking the Promised Land (22:2;32:42)

    • Balak of Moab Hires Balaam to Curse Israel (22:2-41)

    • Balaam Blesses Israel in Seven Oracles (chapters 23-24)

    • The Baal of Peor and Israel's Apostasy (chapter 25)

    • The Second Census (chapter 26)

    • Instructions for the New Generation (chapters 27-30)

      1. The inheritance for women (27:1-11)

      2. The successor to Moses (27:12-23)

      3. Commands regarding offerings (28:1-15)

      4. Commands regarding festivals (28:16;29:40)

      5. Commands regarding vows (chapter 30)

    • The War against Midian (chapter 31)

    • The Settlement of the Transjordan Tribes (chapter 32)

    • Appendixes Dealing with Various Matters (chapters 33-36)

    • The Stages of the Journey (chapter 33)

    • The Land of Inheritance (chapters 34-35)

    • The Inheritance for Women (chapter 36)


May we establish, nurture, and grow a sincere love for the word of God, and study it lovingly & faithfully.

I pray you receive this with the love intended, and apply it to wisdom.


Love you much.


Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, Stay Blessed!


-Humble Servant


P.S- If you have not given your life to Jesus Christ, I implore you to take the time to do so right now. Use John 3:16 & Romans 10:9-10 as a foundation for making your confession of faith. And use Ephesians 2:1-10 to provide proper context for your salvation.

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