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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Numbers


List of Literary Structures


1-1 

2-1  2-2 

3-1  3-2  3-3 

4-1  4-2  4-3  4-4 

7-1  7-2  7-3  7-4  7-5  7-6  7-7 

List of Pericopes


Pericope1-12-12-23-13-23-34-14-24-34-47-17-27-37-47-57-67-7
1 The first census of Israel(1:1-47)
2 The duties of Lebites (1:48-54)
3 The order of encampment and marching(2:1-34)
4 The duties and census of the Levites 1(3:1-51)
5 The duties and census of the Levites 2(4:1-49)
6 Regulations for rituals and vow(5:1-6:27)
7 Offerings of the leaders(7:1-88)
8 Consecration and Service of the Levites(7:89-8:26)
9 The passover at Sinai(9:1-14)
10 The cloud and the fire(9:15-23)
11 The silver trumpets(10:1-10)
12 Departure from Sinai(10:11-28)
13 Moses and Hobab(10:29-32)
14 The ark of the covenant(10:33-36)
15 Complaining in the Desert(11:1-35)
16 Aaron and Miriam Jealous of Moses(12:1-16)
17 Spies sent into Canaan(13:1-24)
18 The report of the spies(13:25-33)
19 The People Rebel(14:1-10)
20 Sin of rebellion(14:11-35)
21 An Attempted Invasion is Repulsed(14:36-45)
22 Sin offerings(15:1-31)
23 Peanalty for violating the Sabbath(15:32-36)
24 Fringes on graments(15:37-41)
25 Revolt of Korah, Dathan, and Abram(16:1-17:5)
26 Aaron saves the people(17:6-15)
27 Aaron's Rod(17:16-28)
28 Regulations about priests and Levitess(18:1-32)
29 Ceremony of the Red Heifer(19:1-22)
30 The waters of Meribah(20:1-13)
31 Passages through Edom refused(20:14-21)
32 The death of Aaron(20:22-29)
33 King Arad defeated(21:1-3)
34 The Bronze Serpent(21:4-9)
35 The journey to Moab(21:10-20)
36 King Sihon and King Og defeated(21:21-35)
37 Balak and Balaam(22:1-40)
38 Balaam's oracle(22:41-24:25)
39 Worship of Baal of Peor(25:1-19)
40 A Census of the New Generation(26:1-65)
41 The daughters of Zelophehad(27:1-11)
42 Joshua appointed Moses' successor(27:12-23)
43 Regulations about offerings and vow(28:1-30:17)
44 War against Midiam(31:1-54)
45 Counquest and division of transjordan(32:1-42)
46 The stages of Israel's journey from Egypt(33:1-49)
47 Orders about heritage(33:50-34:29)
48 Cities for the Levites and Refuge(35:1-34)
49 Marriages of female heirs(36:1-13)


Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible and New Revised Standard Version