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6 And as you go through their land, you will have to buy food and water from them.”
7 The Lord has helped us and taken care of us during the past forty years that we have been in this huge desert. We’ve had everything we needed, and the Lord has blessed us and made us successful in whatever we have done.
8 We went past the territory that belonged to our relatives, the descendants of Esau.[a] We followed Arabah Road that starts in the south at Elath and Ezion-Geber, then we turned onto the desert road that leads to Moab.Read full chapter
- 2.8 We went past. . . Esau: According to Numbers 20.14-21, the king of Edom did not let the Israelites go through his land.