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that same day; for it is a day of of the brook; and ye shall rejoice atonement, to make an atonement before the Lord your God seven days. for you before the Lord your God. 41 And ye shall keep it a feast unto

29 For whatsoever soul it be that the Lord seven days in the year; it shall not be a Micted in that same shall be a statute for ever in your geday, be shall be cut off from among nerations; ye sball celebrate it in the bis people.

seventh month. 30 And whatsoever soul it be that 42 Ye shall dwell in booths seven doeth any work in that same day, days; all that are Israelites born the same soul will I destroy from shall dwell in booths; among his people.

| 43 That your generations may know 31 Ye shall do no manner of work; that I made the children of Israel to it shall be a statute for ever through- dwell in booths, when I brought them out your generations in all your out of the land of Egypt; I am the dwellings.

Lord your God. 32 It shall be unto you a sabbath | | 44 And Moses declared unto the of rest, and ye shall afflict your souls; children of Israel the feasts of the in the ninth day of the month at Lord. even, from even unto even, shall ye

CHAPTER XXIV. celebrate your sabbath.

The mil-The shino-bread-The law of blas 33 And the Lord spake unto Moses, phemy-of murder- of damage. saying,

AND the Lord spake unto Moses, 34 Speak unto the children of Is- A saying, rael, saying, The fifteenth day of this | 2 Command the children of Israel, seventh month shall be the feast of that they bring unto thee pure oil tabernacles for seven days unto the olive beaten for the light, to cause Lord.

the lamps to burn continually. 35 On the first day shall be a holy 3 Without the veil of the testiinony, eonvocation ; ye shall do no servile in the tabernacle of the congregation, work therein.

shall Aaron order it from the evening 36 Seven days ye shall offer an of- unto the morning before the Lord confering made by fire unto the Lord ; tinually ; it shall be a statute for ever on the eighth day shall be a holy in your generations. convocation unto you, and ye shall 4 le shall order the lamps upon offer an offering made by fire unto the pure candlestick before the Lord the Lord; it is a solemn assembly ; continually. and ye shall do no servile work therein. 5 And thou shalt take fine flour, and

37 These are the feasts of the Lord, bake twelve cakes thereof; two tenth wbich ye shall proclaim to be holy | deals shall be in one cake. convocations, to offer an offering 6 And thou shalt set them in two made by fire unto the Lord, a burnt rows, six on a row, upon the pure offering, and a meat offering, a sacri- table before the Lord. fice, and drink offerings, everything 7 And thou shalt put pure frankupon his day;

incense upon each row, that it may 38 Beside the sabbaths of the Lord, be on the bread for a memorial, even and beside your gifts, and beside all an offering made by fire unto the Lord. your vows,and beside all your free-will 8 Every Sabbath be shall set it in offerings, which ye give unto the Lord. order before the Lord continually,

39 Also in the fifteenth day of the being taken from the children of Isseventh month, when ye have gath- rael by an everlasting covenant. ered in the fruit of the land, ye 9 And it shall be Aaron's and his shall keep a feast unto the Lord sons'; and they shall eat it in the seven days; on the first day shall be holy place; for it is most holy unto & sabbath, and on the eighth day shall him of the offerings of the Lord made be a sabbath.

| by fire by a perpetual statute. 40 And ye shall take you on the 10 And the son of an Israelitish first day the boughs of goodly trees, woman, whose father was an Egyp branches of palm-trees, and the tian, went out among the children of boughs of thick trees, and willows / Israel; and this son of the Israelitish

woman and a man of Israel strove 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, together in the camp;

and say unto them, When ye como 11 And the Israelitish woman's son into the land which I give you, then blasphemed the name of the Lord, shall the land keep a sabbath unto and cursed. And they brought him the Lord. unto Moses; (and his mother's name 3 Six years thou shalt sow thy field, was Shelomith, the daughter of Dib- and six years thou shalt prune thy ri, of the tribe of Dan ;)

vineyard, and gather in the fruit 12 And they put him in ward, that thereof; the mind of the Lord might be showed 4 But in the seventh year shall be then.

a sabbath of rest unto the land, a 13 And the Lord spoke unto Moses, | | sabbath for the Lord; thou shalt saying,

neither sow thy field, nor prune thy 14 Bring forth him that hath cursed vineyard. without the camp; and let all that 5 That which groweth of its own beard him lay their hands upon his accord of thy harvest thou shalt not bead, and let all the congregation reap, neither gather the grapes of thy stone hiin.

vine undressed; for it is a year of 15 And thou shalt speak unto the rest unto the land. ebildren of Israel, saying, Whosoever 6 And the sabbath of the land shall curseth bis God sball bear his sin. be meat for you; for thee, and for

16 And he that blasphemeth the thy servant, and for thy maid, and Dame of the Lord, he shall surely be for thy hired servant, and for thy put to death, and all the congrega- stranger that sojourneth with thee, tion shall certainly stone him; as 7 And for thy cattle, and for the Tell the stranger, as he that is born beast that are in thy land, shall all in the land, when he blasphemeth the the increase thereof be meat. Dame of the Lord, shall be put to 8 And thou shalt number seven sabdeath.

| baths of years unto thee, seven times 17 And he that killeth any man | seven years; and the space of the sball surely be put to death.

seven sabbaths of years shall be unto 18 And he that killeth a beast shall | thee forty and nine years. make it good; beast for beast.

9 Then shalt thou cause the trum19 And if a man cause a blemish in pet of the jubilee to sound on the bis neighbour; as he bath done, so tenth day of the seventh month, in shall it be done to him;

the day of atonement shall ye make 20 Breach for breach, eye for eye, the trumpet sound throughout all tooth for tooth; as he hath caused a your land. blemish in a man, so sball it be done 10 And ye shall ballow the fiftieth to bim again.

year, and proclaim liberty through21 And he that killeth a beast, he out all the land unto all the inhabitshall restore it; and he that killeth a ants thereof; it shall be a jubilee man, he shall be put to death. unto you; and ye shall return every

22 Ye shall have one manner of man unto his possesion, and yo law, as well for the stranger, as for shall return every man unto his

ur own country; for I am | family. the Lord your God.

11 A jubilee shall that fiftieth year 23 And Moses spake to the children be unto you; ye shall not sow, neiof Israel, that they should bring forth ther reap that which groweth of itbito that bad cursed out of the camp, self in it, nor gather the grapes in it and stone bim with stones; and the of thy vine undressed. children of Israel did as the Lord 12 For it is the jubilee; it shall be commanded Moses.

holy unto you; ye shall eat the inCHIAPTER XXV.

crease thereof out of the field. The senth year-The juhla--Of oppres

13 In the year of this jubilee yo non-Of Obedience-Redemption of land

shall return every man unto his posof house-of servants.

session. AND the Lord spake unto Moses | 14 And if thou sell aught unto thy A in mount Sinai, saying, I neighbour, or buyest aught of thy neighbour's hand, ye shall not op- | bilee; and in the jubilee it sball go press one another.

out, and he shall return unto his pos. 15 According to the number of years session. after the jubilee thou shalt buy of thy | 29 And if a man sell his dwelling. neighbour, and according unto the house in a walled city, then he may number of years of the fruits he shall redeein it within a whole year after sell unto thee;

it is sold; within a full year may he 16 According to the multitude of redeem it. years thou shalt increase the price 30 And if it be not redeemed within thereof, and according to the fewness the space of a full year, then the of years thou shalt dininish the price house that is in the walled city shall of it; for according to the number of be established for ever to him that the years of the fruits doth he sell bought it throughout his generations; unto thee.

it shall not go out in the jubilee. 17 Ye shall not therefore oppress 31 But the houses of the villages one another; but thou shalt fear which have no wall round about them thy God; for I am the Lord your shall be counted as the fields of the God.

country; they may be redeemed, and 18 Wherefore ye shull do my stat- | they shall go out in the jubilee. utes, and keep my judgments, and 32 Notwithstanding the cities of do them; and ye shall dwell in the the Levites, and the houses of the land in safety.

cities of their possession, may the 19 Avd the land shall yield her Levites redeem at any time. fruit, and ye shall eat your fill, and i 33 And if a man purchase of the dwell therein in safety.

Levites, then the house that was sold, 20 And if ye shall say, What shall and the city of his possession, shall we eat the seventh year? behold, we go out in the year of jubilee ; for the shall not sow, nor gather in our in-houses of the cities of the Levites are crease;

their possession among the children 21 Then I will command my bless- of Israel. ing upon you in the sixth year, and it 34 But the field of the suburbs of sball bring forth fruit for three years. their cities may not be sold; for it is

22 And ye shall sow the eighth their perpetual possession. year, and eat yet of old fruit until 35 And if thy brother be waren the ninth year; until her fruits come poor, and fallen in decay with thee; in ye shall eat of the old store. theo thou shalt relieve him; yes,

23 The land shall not be sold for though he be a stranger, or a soever; for the land is mine; for ye are journer; that he may live with thee. strangers and sojourners with me. 36 Take thou no usury of him, or 24 And in all the land of you

land of your pos- increase; but fear thy God; that thy session ye shall grant a redemption brother may live with thee. for the land.

37 Thou shalt not give him thy 25 If thy brother be waxen poor, money upon usury, nor lend him thy and hath sold away some of his pos- victuals for increase. session, and if any of his kin come 38 I am the Lord your God, which to redeem it, then shall be redeem brought you forth out of the land of that which his brother sold.

Egypt, to give you the land of Co26 And if the man have none to paan, and to be your redeem it, and himself be able to 39 And if thy brother that dwellredecm it;

eth by thee be waxen poor, and be 27 Then let him count the years of sold unto thee; thou shalt not comthe sale thereof, and restore the over pel him to serve as a bond-servant; plus unto the man to whom he sold 40 But as a hired servant, and as it; that he may return unto his pos- a sojourner, he shall be with thee, session.

and shall serve thee unto the year of 28 But if he be not able to restore jubilee ; it to him, then that which is sold 41 And then shall he depart from shall remain in the hand of him that thee, both he and his children with hath bought it until the year of ju- I him, and shall return unto his owa

be your God

family, and unto the possession of shall not rule with rigour over him his fathers shall he return.

in thy sight. 12 For they are my servants, which 54 And if he be not redeemed in I brought forth out of the land of these years, then he sball go out in Egspt; they shall not be sold as the year of jubilee, both he, and his bond-unen.

children with him. 43 Thou shalt not rule over him 55 For unto me the children of Iswith rigour; but shalt fear thy God. rael are servants; they are my ser

44 Both thy bond-men, and thy vants whom I brought forth out of bond-maids, which thou shalt have, | the land of Egypt; I am the Lord sball be of the heathen that are round your God. about you: of them shall ye buy bond

CIIAPTER XXVI. Ideo and bond-maids.

Of idolatry- Religiousness-Blessings to the 45 Moreover, of the children of the

obedient. straagers that do sojourn among you, VE shall make you no idols nor of then shall ye buy, and of their 1 graven image, neither rear you families that are with you, which up a standing image, neither shall tbey begat in your land; and they ye set up any image of stone in your shall be your possession.

land, to bow down unto it; for I am 46 And ye shall take them as an in- | the Lord your God. beritance for your children after you, 2 Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and to inherit them for a possession ; they reverence my sanctuary; I am the shall be your bond-men for ever; hut Lord. over your brethrep the children of Is- 3 If ye walk in my statutes, and rael, ye shall not rule ope over another keep my commandments, and do with rigour.

them; 47 And if a sojourner or stranger 4 Then I will give you rain in due was rich by thee, and thy brother season, and the land shall yield her that dwelleth by him wax poor, and increase, and the trees of the field tell himself onto the stranger or so- shall yield their fruit. journer by thee, or to the stock of the 5 And your threshing shall reach stranger's family;

unto the vintage, and the vintage After that he is sold he may be shall reach unto the sowing-time; redeemed again ; one of his brethren and ye shall eat your bread to the may releem him;

full, and dwell in your land safely. 49 Either his uncle, or his uncle's! 6 And I will give peace in the land, on, may redeem him, or any that is and ye shall lie down, and none shall Digh of kin unto him of his family make you afraid; and I will rid evil may redeem him; or if he be able, beasts out of the land, neither shall be may redeein himself.

the sword go through your land. 30 And he shall reckon with him 7 And ye shall chase your enemies, tbat bought bit from the year that and they shall fall before you by the he was sold to him unto the year of sword. jubilee; and the price of bis sale shall 8 And five of you shall chase a be aceording unto the number of years, hundred, and a hundred of you shall secording to the time of a hired ser-put ten thousand to fight; and your Fant shall it be with him.

enernies shall fall before you by the 51 If there be yet many years he sword. bind, according unto thein he shall 9 For I will have respect unto you, give again the price of his redemp- and make you fruitful, and multiply tion out of the money that he was you, and establish my covenant with bought for.

you. 52 And if there remain but few 10 And ye shall eat old store, and Years onto the rear of jubilee. then bring forth the old because of the be shall count with him, and accord new. ing unto his years shall he give him 11 And I will set my tabernacle again the price of his redemption among you; and my soul shall not 53 And as a yearly bired servant abhor you ; aball he be with him; and the other ! 12 And I will walk among you, and will be your God, and ye shall be my, and ye shall be delivered into the people

hand of the enemy. * 13 I am the Lord your God, which 26 And when I have broken the brought you forth out of the land of staff of your bread, ten women shall Egypt, that ye should not be their bake your bread in one oven, and bond-men; and I have broken the they shall deliver you your bread bands of your yoke, and make you again by weight; and ye shall eat, go upright.

and not be satisfied. 14 But if ye will not hearken unto 27 And if ye will not for all this me, and will not do all these com- hearken unto me, but walk contrary mandments;

unto me; 15 And if ye shall despise my | 28 Then I will walk contrary unto statutes, or if your soul abhor my you also in fury; and I, eren I, will judgments, so that ye will not do all chastise you seven times for your my commandments, but that ye break sins. my covenant;

29 And ye shall eat the flesh of 16 I also will do this unto you; I | your sons, and the flesh of your will even appoint over you terror, | daughters shall ye eat. consumption, and the burning ague, 30 And I will destroy your high that shall consume the eyes, and places, and cut down your images, cause sorrow of heart; and ye shall and cast your carcasses upon the sow your seed in vain, for your ene carcasses of your idols, and my soul mies shall eat it.

shall abhor you. 17 And I will set my face against 31 And I will make your cities you, and ye shall be slain before your waste, and bring your sanctuaries enemies; they that hate you shall unto desolation, and I will not smell reign over you; and ye shall flee the savour of your sweet odours. when none pursueth you.

32 And I will bring the land into 18 And if ye will not yet for all this desolation ; and your enemies which hearken unto me, then I will punish dwell therein shall be astonished at you seven times more for your sins. lit.

19 And I will break the pride of 33 And I will scatter you among your power; and I will make your the heathen, and will draw out a hearen as iron, and your earth as sword after you; and your land shall brass ;

be desolate, and your cities waste. 20 And your strength shall be spent 34 Then shall the land enjoy her in vain; for your land shall not sabbaths, as long as it lieth desolate, yield her increase, neither shall the / and ye be in your enemies' land; trees of the land yield their fruits. even then shall the land rest, and

21 And if ye walk contrary unto enjoy her sabbaths. me, and will not hearken unto me; I 35 As long as it lieth desolate it will bring seven times more plagues shall rest; because it did not rest in upon you according to your sins. | your sabbaths, when ye dwelt upon

22 I will also send wild beasts it. among you, which shall rob you of 36 And upon them that are left your children, and destroy your cat-alive of you I will send a faintness tle, and make you few in number; | into their hearts in the lands of their and your highways shall be desolate. enemies; and the sound of a shaken

23 And if ye will not be reformed | leaf shall chase them; and they shall by me by these things, but will walk flee, as fleeing from a sword; and contrary unto me;

they shall fall when none pursueth. 24 Then will I also walk contrary | 37 And they shall fall one upon unto you, and will punish you yet another, as it were before a sword, seven times for your sins.

when none pursueth ; and ye shall 25 And I will bring a sword upon have no power to stand before your you, that shall avenge the quarrel of enemies. my covenant; and when ye are 38 And ye shall perish among the gathered together within your cities, heathen, and the land of your enemies I will send the pestilence among you; I shall eat you up.

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