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1839 edition. Excerpt: ...and on the contrary, the respectability
attached to their office, (supposing they were not chosen from
them, ) entitled them to be reckoned in their number, Deut. 31: 28.
comp. Josh. 8: 33. 23: 2. 24: 1. The various civil officers that
have been mentioned in this section, viz. judges, heads of
families, genealogists, elders, princes of the tribes, etc. were
dispersed, as a matter of course, in different parts of the
country. Those of them, accordingly, who dwelt in the same city, or
the same neighbourhood, formed the comitia, senate, or legislative
assembly of their immediate vicinity, Deut. 19: 12. 20: 8, 9. Judg.
8: 14. 9: 3--46. 11: 5. I Sam. 8: 4. 16: 4. When all, that dwelt in
any particular tribe, were convened, they formed the legislative
assembly of the tribe, and when they were convened in one body from
all the tribes, they formed in like manner the legislative assembly
of the nation, and were the representatives of all the people,
Judg. 1: 1--11. 11: 5. 20:12-24. Josh. 23: 1,2. 24: 1. The priests,
who were the learned class of the community, and besides were
hereditary officers in the state, being set apart for civil as well
as religious purposes, had, by the divine command, a right to a
sitting in this assembly, Exod. 32:29. Num. 36:13. 258 217.
CONNEXION OF The Tribes With Each Other. 8: 5--26. Being thus
called upon to sustain very different and jet very important
offices, they became the subjects of that envy, which would
naturally be excited by the honor and the advantages, attached to
their situation. In order to confirm them in the duties which
devolved upon them, and to throw at the greatest distance the mean
and lurking principle just mentioned, God, after the sedition of
Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, sanctioned the...
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