The book of the pilgrimage of Israel.
NAME: Derived from the numberings of Israel.
AUTHOR: Moses (commonly accepted)
DATE WRITTEN: 1446-1410 b.c.
PURPOSE: To relate the discipline of the wilderness generation, delivered from Egypt, and its purging, in order to prepare its children for a victorious entrance into The Promised Land.
TO WHOM WRITTEN: The children of Israel.
MAIN THEME: Unbelief bars the entrance to abundant life, Hebrews 3:7-19.
KEY WORD: Wilderness.
KEY VERSES: Numbers 14:20-23.
SYNOPSIS: LEADING TOPICS AND EVENTS
The Old Generation (Sinai to Kadesh Barnea).
The Failure at Kadesh Barnea (lost in sight of home: Kadesh Barnea to Transjordan).
THE SEVEN MURMURINGS
PROMINENT PEOPLE: Moses, Aaron, Levites, Seventy Elders, Miriam, Joshua, Caleb, Eleazar, Korah, Balaam.
Thank you for putting things in perspective. I am looking forward to the wonderful things God has for us as we study the book of Numbers.