What is the book of numbers about in the bible?
This book gets its name from the account it gives of the
"numbers" of the children of Israel.
It contains an history of the Israelites, and of their travel in
the wilderness for the space of thirty eight years. It is not
merely historical, but gives a particular account of several laws,
ceremonial and judicial, to be observed by the people of Israel, as
well as has many things in it very instructive, both of a moral and