This Unusual name comes from the counting (census) of the Israelites, once at Mount Sinai (1:2), and a second time after the forty-years' travel in the wilderness (26:2).
The book of Numbers is a travel diary written by Moses, telling the story of the Israelites' departure from Mount Sinai after the two-year encampment. It records their adventures until finally they arrived at the eastern side of the Jordan River before entering the Promised Land of Canaan,
The book demonstrates how difficult it was for God's covenant people to retain faith and trust in God in the face of continuing troubles and disappointments. But italso demonstrates the
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