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B. C. 1491.
The Ten Commandments.
The law concerning altars. was in the camp a trembled.
10 But the seventh day is the sabbath 17 And Moses brought forth the people a He.12.21. of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not out of the camp to meet with God; and 5 c.31.13,14. do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy they stood at the nether part of the mount. c Le.23.3. daughter, thy man-servant, nor thy maid18 And mount Sinai was altogether on a
servant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger smoke, because the LORD descended upon
that is within thy gates: it ° in fire: and the smoke thereof ascend
11 For in six days d the LORD made ed as the smoke of a furnace, and the e De.4.11. heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in whole mount quaked greatly.
them is, and rested the seventh day: 19 And when the voice of the trumpet
wherefore the Lord blessed the sabbathsounded long, and waxed louder and loud-Ge.2.2,3. day, F and hallowed it. er, Moses spake, and God answered him De 27. 16.
12 Honour thy father and thy mother; by a voice.
Je.35.18,19. that thy days may be long upon the land
Mat.15.4,6. 20 And the Lord came down h
which the LORD thy God giveth thee. mount Sinai, on the top of the mount: and a Ne.9.13. 13 Thou shalt not ikill. the LORD called Moses up to the top of ; Ro.13.9. 14 Thou shalt not commit i adultery. the mount; and Moses went up.
15 Thou shalt not steal.
Ep.4.28. 21 And the Lord said unto Moses, Go 1 Th.4.6. 16 Thou shalt not bear false k witness down, charge the people, lest they break * 1.52,3,5.
against thy neighbour. through unto the LORD m to gaze, and contest. i7 Thou shalt not covet thy' neighbour's many of them perish.
house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's 22 And let the priests also, which come 1.Co.6.10. wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maidnear to the LORD, sanctify themselves, lest m Ex.33.27. servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any the Lord break forth upon them.
thing that is thy neighbour's. 23 And Moses said unto the LORD, The
18 And all the people saw the thunderpeople cannot come up to mount Sinai:
ings, and the lightnings, and the noise of for thou chargedst us, saying, Set bounds the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: about the mount, and sanctify it.
and when the people saw it, they remo
noved, 24 And the LORD said unto him, Away,
and stood afar off. get thee down; and thou shalt come up,
19 And they said unto Moses, Speak thou, and Aaron with thee: but let not the
thou with us, and we will hear: but let priests and the people break through to
not God speak with us, lest we die. come up unto the Lord, lest he break forth
20 And Moses said unto the people,
Fear not: for God is come to prove you, 25 So Moses went down unto the people,
and that his fear may be before your faces, and spake unto them.
that ye sin not. CHAP. XX.
21 And the people stood afar off : and
AND God spake all these " words, say-|» De.5.3, &c. Mores drewnear unto the thick darkness
where God was. ? I am the LORD thy God, which have
22 And the LORD said unto Moses, Thus brought thee out of the land of Egypt, Le.26.13. thou shalt say unto the children of Israel, out of the house of 2 bondage.
Ye have seen that I have talked with you 3 Thou shalt have no other P gods before
23 Ye shall not make with me gods of 4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any
silver, neither shall ye make unto you gods graven ? image, or any likeness of any 9
of gold. thing that is in heaven above, or that is in
24 An altar of earth thou shalt make the earth beneath, or that is in the water
unto me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy under the earth:
burnt-offerings, and thy peace-offerings, 5 Thou shalt not bow' down thyself to
thy sheep, and thine oxen: in all places
Is.44.15,19. them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy
where I record my name " I will come God am a jealous God, visiting the in
unto thee, and I will bless thee. iquity of the fathers upon the children unto
25 And if thou wilt make me an altar of " the third and fourth generation of them * 4:3,7. stone, thou shalt not s build it of hewn that hate me;
stone: for if thou lift up thy tool upon it, 6 And shewing mercy unto thousands thou hast polluted it. of them that love me, and keep my com- build them 26 Neither shalt thou go up by steps mandments.
unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not 7 Thou shalt not take the name w of the
discovered thereon. LORD thy God in vain; for the Lord will
CHAP. XXI. not hold him guiltless * that taketh his - Le 24.16.
OW these are the judgments which name in vain. 8 Remember the sabbath-day, to keep it
2 If thou buy an Hebrew servant, six holy.
: he shall serve; and in the seventh body.
years 9 Six days shalt thou labour, and do all
he shall go out free for nothing. thy work:
3 If he came in 4 by himself, he shall
Mat.18.20. t Jos.24,19.
Judicial laws. go out by himself: if he were married, then B. C. 1491. 23 And if any mischief follow, then thou his wife shall go out with him.
shalt give life for life, 4 If his master have given him a wife, « Le 21.20.
a for eye, tooth for tooth, hand and she have borne him sons or daughters;
for hand, foot for foot, the wife and her children shall be her
25 Burning for burning, wound for master's, and he shall go out by himself.
wound, stripe for stripe. 5 And if the servant shall plainly say,
I 1 saying shall
of his serlove my master, my wife, and my children; v Ep.6.9. vant, or the eye of his maid that it perish; I will not go out free:
he shall let him go free for his eye's sake. 6 Then his master shall bring him unto
27 And if he smite out his man-servant's the judges; he shall also bring him to the
tooth, or his maid-servant's tooth; he shall door, or unto the door-post; and his mas
let him go free for his tooth's sake. ter shall bore his ear through with an awl;
28 If an ox gore a man or a woman, that and he shall serve him for ever.
they die; then d the ox shall be surely 7 And if a man' sell his daughter to be e Ne.5.5. stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten; a maid-servant, she shall not go out as the ver.2,3. but the owner of the ox shall be quit: men-servants do.
29 But if thu ox were wont to push with 8 If she ? please not her master, who 2 be evil in his horn in time past, and it hath been teshath betrothed her to himself, then shall he
the eyes of tified to his owner, and he hath not kept let her be redeemed: to sell & her unto a
him in, but that he hath killed a man or a strange nation he shall have no power,
woman; the ox shall be stoned, and his seeing he hath dealt deceitfully " with her. A Mal.2.14,15. owner also shall be put to death. 9 And if he have betrothed her unto his
30 If there be laid on him a sum of moson, he shall deal with her after the man-i c.30.12. ney, then he shall give, for the · ransom ner of daughters.
of his life, whatsoever is laid upon him. 10 If he take him another wise, her food,
31 Whether he have gored a son, or have her raiment, and her duty ; of marriage, j 1 Co.7.5. gored a daughter, according to this judgshall he not diminish.
ment shall it be done unto him. 11 And if he do not these three unto her,
32 If the ox shall push a man-servant then shall she go out free without money.
or maid-servant; he shall give unto their 12 He that smiteth " a man, so that he k Le.24.17. master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox die, shall be surely put to death.
Mat.26.52. shall be stoned. 13 Andm if a man sie not in wait, but God ' Ze,11,12,13. 33 And if a man shall open a pit, or if a deliver him into his hand; then I will ap
man shall dig a pit, and not cover it, and
m De.19.4,5. point thee a place " whither he shall flee.
an ox or an ass fall therein; 14 But if a man come o presumptuously
34 The owner of the pit shall make it p
p c.22.6,14. upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile;
good, and give money unto the owner of thou shalt take him from mine altar, 9 that De: 19.11-13. them; and the dead beast shall be his. he may die.
35 And if one man's ox hurt another's, 15 And he that smiteth his " father, or his - 1 11.1.9. that he die, then they shall sell the live ox, mother, shall be surely put to death.
and divide the money of it; and the dead 16 And he that stealeth a man, and sell- & Re.18.12,13. ox also they shall divide. eth him, or if he be found in his hand, het De.21.7. 36 Or if it be known that the ox hath used shall surely be put to death.
3 or, revileth. to " push in time past, and his owner hath 17 And he that 3 curseth his father, o
not kept him in; he shall surely pay ox for
30.11,17. his mother, shall surely be put to death.
ox; and the dead shall be his own. 18 And if men strive together, and one
neighbour. smite 4 another with a stone, or with his sor, goat. Fa man shall steal an ox, or a 5 sheep, fist, and he die not, but keepeth his bed:
and kill it or sell it; he shall restore five 19 If he rise again, and walk abroad up
oxen for an ox, and four w sheep for a sheep. on his staff, then shall he that smote him
2 If a thief be found * breaking up, and be quit; only he shall pay for 6 the loss of
6 his ceasing.
be smitten, that he die, there shall y no his time, and shall cause him to be thorough- y Nu.35.27. blood be shed for him. ly healed.
3 If the sun be risen upon him, there shall 20 And if a man smite his servant, or his
be blood shed for him; for he should make maid, with a rod, and he die under his
full restitution; if he have nothing, then hand; he shall be surely punished.
7 anenged. he shall be sold for his theft. 21 Notwithstanding, if he continue a
4 If the theft be certainly found in his day or two, he shall not be punished: for
hand alive, whether it be ox, or ass, or
sheep, he shall ? restore double. 22 If men strive, and hurt a woman with
5 If a man shall cause a field or vineyard child, so that her fruit depart from her;
to be eaten, and shall put in his beast, and and yet no mischief follow; he shall be
shall feed in another man's field; of the surely punished, according as the woman's
best of his own field, and of the best of husband will lay upon him; and he shall
his own vineyard, shall he make b restitupay as the a judges determine.
2 Sa. 12.6.
he is his money.
De.16.18. b c.21.34.
or, Teccivo. 1 Ps.15.3.
Moral and ceremonial laws.
The Sabbatical year. 6 If fire break out, and catch in thorns, B. C. 1491. be to him as an usurer, a neither shalt thou so that the stacks of corn, or the standing a Ne.5.7.
usury. corn, or the field, be consumed therewith,
26 If thou at all take thy neighbour's
Eze.18.8,17. he that kindleth the fire shall surely make De.24.6,&c. raiment to pledge, thou shalt deliver it restitution.
unto him by that the sun goeth down: 7 If a man shall deliver unto his neigh
27 For that is his covering only; it is his bour money or stuff to keep, and it be
raiment for his skin: wherein shall he sleep? stolen out of the man's house; if the thief
and it shall come to pass, when he crieth unbe found, let him pay double.
to me, that I will hear: o for I am d gracious. 8 If the thief be not found, then thee 10.23.3,5. 28 Thou shalt not revile e the 1 gods, master of the house shall be brought unto or, judges. nor curse the ruler of thy people. the judges, to see whether he have put his 2 thy fulness. 29 Thou shalt not delay to offer? the first of hand unto his neighbour's goods.
thy ripe fruits, fand of thy liquors: the first9 For all manner of trespass, whether it 8 c.13.2. born of thy & sons shalt thou give unto me. be for ox, for ass, for sheep, for raiment,
30 Likewise shalt thou do with thine or for any manner of lost thing, which a Le.22.27. oxen and with thy sheep: seven days another challengeth to be his, the cause of
it shall be with his dam; on the eighth both parties shall come i before the judges; i De.25.1. day thou shalt give it me. and whom the judges shall condemn, he
31 And ye shall · be holy men unto me: shall pay double unto his neighbour.
neither shall ye eat any flesh that is torn 10 If a man deliver unto his neighbour Le 22.8. of & beasts in the field; ye shall cast it to an ass, or an ox, or a sheep, or any beast, 44.31. the dogs. to keep; and it die, or be hurt, or driven
CHAP. XXIII. away, no man seeing it:
THOU shalt not 4 raise a false' report: 11 Then shall an m oath of the LORD be m He.6.16. put not thine hand with the wicked between them both, that he hath not put" Ep.4.25. to be an » unrighteous witness. his hand unto his neighbour's goods; and • 1 K1:19.10. 2 Thou shalt not follow a multitude o to do the owner of it shall accept thereof, and 5 answer.
evil: neither shalt thou 5 speak in a cause he shall not make it good.
to decline after many to wrest judgment. 12 And if it be stolen from him, he shall
3 Neither shalt thou countenance a poor make restitution unto the owner thereof.
P man in his cause. 13 If it be torn in pieces, then let him
4 If thou meet thine enemy's ? ox or his bring it for witness, and he shall not make
ass going astray, thou shalt surely bring good that which was torn.
it back to him again. 14 And if a man borrow aught of his
5 If thou see the ass of him that hateth neighbour, and it be hurt, or die, the owner or, wilt thou thee lying under his burden, 6 and wouldthereof being not with it; he shall surely him or, and" est forbear to help him; thou shalt surely make it good.
help with him. 15 But if the owner thereof be with it, thy business 6 Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of he shall not make it good: if it be an hir- mere herman
q in his cause. ed thing, it came for his hire.
7 Keep thee far from a false matter; and
it to join 16 And if a man entice a maid that is
the innocent and righteous slay thou not: not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall ver.3, for I will not justify the wicked. surely endow her to be his wife.
t De.22.28,29. 8 And thou shalt take " no gift; for the 17 İf her father utterly refuse to give" 19:33.15.
gift blindeth ? the wise, and perverteth her unto him, he shall 3
pay money ac- 7 the seeing. the words of the righteous. cording to the dowry of virgins.
9 Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger. 18 Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.
for ye know the 9 heart of a stranger,
1 Sa.28.3,9. 19 Whosoever lieth with a beast shall
seeing ye were strangers in the land of surely be put to death.
#Le.18.23,25. 20 He that sacrificeth unto * any god, De.13, &c. 10 And six years y thou shalt sow thy save unto the LORD only, he shall be ut- Le 26:34. land, and shalt gather in the fruits thereof: terly destroyed.
11 But the seventh year thou shalt let it 21 Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, 2 Le.19.33. rest and lie still; that the poor of thy nor oppress him: for ye were strangers in
people may eat: and what they leave, the the land of Egypt.
beasts of the field shall eat. In like man22 Ye shall not afflict any " widow, or
ner thou shalt deal with thy vineyard, and fatherless child.
with thy 10 olive-yard. 23 If thou afflict them in any wise, and
· 12 Six days thou shalt do thy work, and they cry at all unto me, I will surely hear Je.15.8. on the seventh day thou shalt rest; that
thine ox and thine ass may rest, and the 24 And my wrath shall wax hot, and I will c De.4.9. son of thy handmaid and the stranger may kill you with the sword; and your wives shall a Jos.23.7. be refreshed. be widows, and your children fatherless.
13 And in all things that I have said 25 If thou lend money to any of my
unto you, be o circumspect: and make people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not no mention of the name of d other gods,
Re.22.15. 9 soul.
. a De.24.17.
all thy males 3 Nu.11.16.
Israel's covenant with God.
Moses on the Mount. neither let it be heard out of thy mouth. B. C. 1491. the Red Sea “ even unto the sea of the 14 Three times thou shalt keep a feast
Philistines, and from the desert unto the unto me in the year.
river: for I will deliver the inhabitants 15 Thou shalt keep the feast of un- 0 Jos.21.44. of the land 6 into your hand; and thou leavened bread: (thou shalt eat unlea
shalt drive them out before thee, vened bread seven days, as I commanded c c.34.12,15. 32 Thou shalt make no covenant C with thee, in the time appointed of the month
them, nor with their gods. Abib; for in it thou camest out from
33 They shall not dwell in thy land, Egypt; and none shall appear before me lest they make thee sin against me: for empty :)
if thou serve their gods, it will d surely 16 And the feast of harvest, the first-fruits
be a snare unto thee. of thy labours, which thou hast sown in thy
CHAP. XXIV. field and the feast of in-gathering, which
ND he said unto Moses, Come up is in the end of the year, when thou haste ver, 15. gathered in thy labours out of the field.
Nadab, and S Abihu, and seventy 8 of the 17 Three times in the year
elders of Israel; and worship ye afar off. shall appear before the Lord God.
2 And Moses alone shall come near the 18 Thou shalt not offer the blood of my
LORD; but they shall not come nigh, neisacrifice with leavened bread; nei shall
ther shall the people go up with him. the fat of my ' sacrifice remain until the
1 or, feast.
3 And Moses came and told the people morning.
all the words of the LORD, and all the 19 The first of the first-fruits of thy land
judgments: and all the people answered thou shalt bring into the house of the
with one voice, and said, All the words LORD thy God. Thou shalt not seethe h
which the Lord hath said i will we do. kid in his mother's milk.
4 And Moses wrote j all the words of 20 Behold, I send ank Angel before thee, ; De 31.9. the LORD, and rose up early in the mornto keep thee in the way, and to bring thee
ing, and builded an altar under the hill, into the place which I have prepared.
and twelve pillars, according to the twelve 21 Beware of him, and obey his voice,
tribes of Israel. provoke him not; for he will not pardon
5 And he sent young men of the chilyour transgressions: for iny name is in him.
dren of Israel, which offered burnt-offer22 But if thou shalt indeed obey his
ings, and sacrificed peace-offerings of voice, and do all that I speak; then I will
oxen unco the LORD. be an enemy
unto thine enemies, and 1 Ge.12.3. 6 And Moses took half of the blood, an adversary unto thine adversaries.
and put it in basons; and half of the blood 23 For mine Angel m shall go before 2 or, I will he sprinkled on the altar.
afflict them thee, and bring thee in unto the Amorites, that aflict
7 And he took the book of the covenant, and the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and
and read in the audience of the people: the Canaanites, the Hivites, and the Je
and they said, All that the Lord hath said busites; and I will cut them off.
will we do, and be obedient. 24 Thou shalt not bow down n to their De.12.30. 8 And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled gods, nor serve them, nor do ° after their
p He.9.19-21. itp on the people, and said, Behold the blood works; but thou shalt utterly overthrow
of the covenant, which the LORD hath them, and quite break down 9 their images. a c.32.20. made with you concerning all these words. 25 And ye shall serve the LORD ? your
9 Then went up Moses, and Aaron, NaGod, and he shall bless • thy bread, and - Jos.22.5. dab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders thy water; and I will take sickness ' away
of Israel; from the midst of thee.
Mal.3.10,11. 10 And they saw " the God of Israel: and 26 There shall nothing cast their young, u 1 Ki.2.19. there was under his feet as it were a paved nor be barren, in thy land: the number Is.6.1,5. work of a w sapphire-stone, and as it were of thy days I will fulfil.
the body of heaven * in his clearness. 27 I will send my fear y before thee, and
11 And upon the nobles of the children will destroy all the people to whom thou
of Israel he laid not his hand: also they shalt come; and I will make all thine
saw God, and did eat and drink. enemies turn their 3 backs unto thee. y Jos.2.9,11. 12 And the LORD said unto Moses, Come
28 And I will send hornets a before thee, 2 Ch.14.14. up to me into the mount, and be there: which shall drive out the Hivite, the Ca- 3 Ge.18.8. and I will give thee tables of stone, and naanite, and the Hittite, from before thee.
a law, and a commandments which I have 29 I will not drive them out from be
written; that thou mayest teach them. fore thee in one year; lest the land be- o ver.2.18. 13 And Moses rose up, and his minister come desolate, and the beast of the field & Ne.9.13. Joshua; and Moses went up into the mount multiply against thee.
of God. 30 By little and little I will drive them
14 And he said unto the elders, Tarry out from before thee, until thou be in-le No.34.3,&c. ye here for us, until we come again unto creased, and inherit the land.
you: and, behold, Aaron and oHur are 31. And I will set thy • bounds from
with you; if any man have any matters
21.19. I Mat.17.2.
Ps.18.40. a De.7.20.
AND ithe Lord spake unto Moses,
3 or, heare
i 2 Co.8.12.
Directions for making the ark, &c. EXODUS, XXV.
and furniture of the tabernacle. to do, let him come unto them.
B. C. 1491. (them, in the two ends of the mercy-seat. 15 And Moses went up into the mount,
19 And make one cherub on the one end, and a cloud a covered the mount.
and the other cherub on the other end; 16 And the gloryb of the LORD abode
1 of the mercy-seat shall ye make upon mount Sinai, and the cloud covered or, of the the cherubims on the two ends thereof.
matter of the it six days: and the seventh day he called
20 And the cherubims shall stretch forth unto Moses out of the midst of the cloud. c 2 Ch.3.10. their wings on high, covering the mercy, 17 And the sight of the glory of the LORD
seat with their wings, and their faces shall was like a devouring fire on the top of the a De.4.36. look one to another; toward the mercymount in the eyes of the children of Israel.
seat shall the faces of the cherubims be. 18 And Moses went into the midst of
Hab.3.4,5. 21 And thou shalt put the mercy-seat
upon the ark; and of in the ark and Moses was in the mount & forty days 2.34.28. thou shalt put the testimony that I shall and forty nights.
give thee. CHAP. XXV.
22 And there I will meet with thee, and I will commune with thee from above the
mercy-seat, from h between the two cher2 Speak unto the children of Israel,
ubims which are upon the ark of the testhat they bring me an offering of every
timony, of all things which I will give man that giveth it willingly i with his heart
thee in commandment unto the children of ye shall take my offering.
23 Thou shalt also make a table of shittake of them; gold, and silver, and brass, 2 take for me. tim-wood: two cubits shall be the length 4 And blue, and purple, and scarlet,
thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof, and 4 fine linen, and goats' hair,
and a cubit and a half the height thereof. 5 And rams' skins dyed red, and bad
24 And thou shalt overlay it with * pure gers' skins, and shittim-wood,
gold, and make thereto a crown of gold 6 Oil for the light, spices foz anointing or, silk.
round about. oil, and for sweet incense,
k 1 ki.6.20.
25 And thou shalt make unto it a bor7 Onyx-stones, and stones to be set in
der of an hand breadth round about, and the ephod, and in the breastplate.
thou shalt make a golden crown to the 8 And let them make me a sanctuary;
border thereof round about.
26 And thou shalt make for it four rings 9 According to all that I shew m thee,
of gold, and put the rings in the four corafter the pattern of the tabernacle, and
ners that are on the four feet thereof. the pattern of all the instruments thereof,
27 Over against the border shall the even so shall ye make it.
rings be for places of the staves to bear 10 And they shall make an arkof shit- n He.9.4. the table. tim-wood: two cubits and a half shall be
28 And thou shalt make the staves of the length thereof, and a cubit and a half
shittim-wood, and overlay them with gold, the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a
that the table may be borne with them. half the height thereof.
29 And thou shalt make the dishes 11 And thou shalt overlay it with pure
thereof, and spoons thereof, and covers gold; within and without shalt thou over- 5 or, to pour thereof, and bowls thereof, 5 to cover withlay it, and shalt make upon it a crown of
al; of pure gold shalt thou make them. gold round about.
p Le.24.5,6. 30 And thou shalt set upon the table 12 And thou shalt cast four rings of
shew-bread P before me alway.
Mal.1.7, 12. gold for it, and put them in the four cor
31 And thou shalt make a I candlestick ners thereof: and two rings shall be in 94.37.17 of pure gold; of beaten work shall the the one side of it, and two rings in the 2 Ch.13.11. candlestick be made: his shaft, and his other side of it.
branches, his bowls, his knops, and his 13 And thou shalt make staves of shit- Re.1.12. flowers, shall be of the same. tim-wood, and overlay them with gold.
32 And six branches shall come out of 14 And thou shalt put the staves into
the sides of it: three branches of the the rings by the sides of the ark, that the
candlestick out of the one side, and three ark may be borne with them.
branches of the candlestick out of the other 15 The staves shall be in the rings of
side: the ark; they shall not be taken from it. De.10.2,5. 33 Three bowls made like unto almonds,
16 And thou shalt put into the ark” the with a knop and a flower in one branch; testimony, which I shall give thee.
2 Ch.34.14. and three bowls made like almonds in 17 And thou shalt make a' mercy-seat He.9.4.
the other branch, with a knop and a flower; of pure gold: two cubits and a half shall - c.37.6. so in the six branches that come out of be the length thereof, and a cubit and a
the candlestick. half the breadth thereof.
34 And in the candlestick shall be four 18 And thou shalt make two cherubims
bowls made like unto almonds, with their of gold, of beaten work shalt thou make 71 knops and their flowers.
1 2 Co.6.16.
Re.21.3. m He.8.5.
31.18. 34.29. Nu.17.4.