The Book of Jasher
|LXXXIV:1 At that time Korah the son of Jetzer the son of Kehath the son of Levi, took many
men of the children of Israel, and they rose up and quarreled with Moses and Aaron and
the whole congregation.
LXXXIV:2 And Yehuveh was angry with them, and the earth opened its mouth, and swallowed
them up, with their houses and all belonging to them, and all the men belonging to Korah.
LXXXIV:3 And after this Elohim made the people go round by the way of Mount Seir for a long
LXXXIV:4 At that time Yehuveh said unto Moses, Provoke not a war against the children of Esau,
for I will not give to you of any thing belonging to them, as much as the sole of the foot
could tread upon, for I have given Mount Seir for an inheritance to Esau.
LXXXIV:5 Therefore did the children of Esau fight against the children of Seir in former times,
and Yehuveh had delivered the children nof Seir into the hands of the children of Esau,
and destroyed them from before them, and the children of Esau dwelt in their stead unto
LXXXIV:6 Therefore Yehuveh said to the children of Israel, Fight not against the children of
Esau your brethren, for nothing in their land belongs to you, but you may buy food of
them for money and eat it, and you may buy water of them for money and drink it.
LXXXIV:7 And the children of Israel did according to the word of Yehuveh.
LXXXIV:8 And the children of Israel went about the wilderness, going round by the way of
Mount Sinai for a long time, and touched not the children of Esau, and they continued
in that district for nineteen years.
LXXXIV:9 At that time died Latinus king of the children of Chittim, in the forty-fifth year of
his reign, which is the fourteenth year of the children of Israelís departure from Egypt.
LXXXIV:10 And they buried him in his place which he had built for himself in the land of
Chittim, and Abimnas reigned in his place for thirty-eight years.
Commentary on Jasher LXXXIV:1 (13 October 2009):
Originally Written: 13 October 2009
Latest Update: 13 October 2009
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