Today’s Reading: Num. 26
Census time again! Let’s compare, shall we?[table “3” not found /]
Over 40 years, some increases (bolded) and some decreases, but overall, the population was deceased. Why? “Not one of them was among those counted by Moses and Aaron the priest when they counted the Israelites in the Desert of Sinai. For the Lord had told those Israelites they would surely die in the desert and not one of them was left except Caleb son of Jephunneh and Joshua son of Nun”.