Definition of Book of Numbers

1. Noun. The fourth book of the Old Testament; contains a record of the number of Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt.

Exact synonyms: Numbers
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Laws, Pentateuch, Torah



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Book Of Numbers

Book of Isaiah
Book of Jeremiah
Book of Job
Book of Joel
Book of Jonah
Book of Joshua
Book of Judges
Book of Judith
Book of Lamentations
Book of Leviticus
Book of Malachi
Book of Micah
Book of Mormon
Book of Nahum
Book of Nehemiah
Book of Numbers (current term)
Book of Obadiah
Book of Proverbs
Book of Psalms
Book of Revelation
Book of Ruth
Book of Susanna
Book of Tobit
Book of Zachariah
Book of Zephaniah
Book of the Dead
Book of the Prophet Daniel
Book syndrome
Booker T. Washington
Booker Taliaferro Washington

Literary usage of Book of Numbers

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Yet, though thus part of a larger whole, the book of Numbers has been so constructed by the Redactor as to form a self-contained division of that whole. ..."

2. The Methodist Review (1891)
"In his book he does not pretend to say that the Gospel is found in the Book of Numbers as it is found in Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John, ..."

3. The Ancient Hebrew Tradition as Illustrated by the Monuments: A Protest by Fritz Hommel (1897)
"... and more particularly the lists of names in the Book of Numbers, possess precisely the same features as the Arabian personal names of the second ..."

4. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by Sir William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"Even granting that this episode is not by the same writer H the rest of the book of Numbers, then seems no valid reason to doubt its antiquity, ..."

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