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Chap. xxi.

and offenders. Ow these are the judgments which 21 Notwithstanding, if he continue a

day or two, he thall not be punished; for 2 If thou buy an Hebrew servant, fix he is his money. years he shall serve : and in the seventh 22 If men strive, and hurt a woman he shall go out free for nothing. with child, so that her fruit depart from

3. If he came in by himself, he shall ber, and yet no mischief follow: he ihall go out by himself: if he were married, be surely punished, according as the wothen his wife shall go out with him. man's hiuband will lay upon him ; and

4. If his master have given him a wife, The Mall pay as the judges determine. and she have born him fons or daugh 23 And if any mischief follow, then ters; the wife and her children shall be her thou shalt give life for life, master's, and he Mall go out by himself. 24 Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand

5 And if the servant mall plainly say, for hand, foot for foot, I love my master, my wife, and my chil 25 Burning for burning, wound for dren; I will not go out free:

wound, stripe for stripe. 6 Then his malter shall bring him unto 26 A:d if a man smite the eye of his the judges; he shall also bring him to servant, or the eye of his maid, that it the door, or unto the door poft; and his perilh ; he thall let him go free for his master Mall bore his ear through with an eye's fake. aul; and he shall serve him for ever. 27 And if he smite out his manfera

7 And if a man sell his daughter to vant's tooth, or his maidservant's tooth; be a maidservant, she shall not go out as he fall let him go free for his tooth's the menservants do.

fake. 8 If Me please not her master, who hath 28 If an ox gore a man or a woman, betrothed her to himself, then shall he let that they die: then the ox shall be surely her be redeemed; to tell her into a strange toned, and his selh Mall not be eaten; nation he shall have no power, seeing he but the owner of the ox shall be quit. hath dealt deceitfully with her.

29 But if the ox were wont to pull with 9 And if he have betrothed her into his horn in time past, and it hath been his son, he shall deal with her after the testified to bis owner, and he hath not manner of daugliters.

kept him in, but i hat he hath killed a man 10 If he take him another wife; her or a woman; the ox Mall be stoned, and food, her raiment, and her duty of mar- his owner also shall be put to death. riage, shall he not diminishi.

30 If there be laid on him a sum of mo. II And if hedo not thefe three unto her, ney, then he Mall give for the ransom of then shall be go out free without money. his life whatsoever is laid upon him.

12 I He that (miteth a man, so that 31 Whether he have gored a lon, or he die, shall be surely put to death. have gored a daughter, according to this

13 And if a man lie not in wait, but judgment Mall it be done unto him. Gud deliver him into his hand; then I will 32 If the ox thail push a manservant appoint thee a place whither he shall flee. or maidservant; he mall give unto their

14 But if a man come presumptuously master thirty sekels of silver, and the ox upon his neighbour, to nay him with thall be stoned. guile; thou žhalt take him from mine 33 And if a man shall open a pit, or altar, that he may die.

if a man mall dig a pit, and not cover it, 15 And he that (miteth his father, or and an ox or an ass fall therein; his mother, shall be surely put to death. 34 The owner of the pit shall make it

16 ? And he that stealeth a man, and good, and give money unto the owner of felleth bim, or if he be found in his them; and the dead beast Thall be his. hand, he shall surely be put to death. 35 And if one man's ox hurt another's,

17 ? And he that curseth his father, or that he die ; then they fhall sell the live his mother, shall surely be put to death. ox, and divide the inoney of it; and the

18 And if men strive together, and one dead ox also they fhall divide. smite another with a stone, or with his 36 Or if it be known that the ox hath fift, and he die not, but keepeth his bed; used to push in time past, and his owner

19 If he rise again, and walk abroad hath not kept him in; he shall surely pay upon his staff, then shall he that smote ox for ox; and the dead shall be his own. him be quit; only he Mall pay for the

CHAP. XXII. los of his time, and shall cause him to 1 Of theft; s Of damage, z Of trespasses, be thoroughly healed.

14 Of borrowing. 16 Of fornication, 20 And if a man smite his servant, or 18 Of avitchcraft, and other offences. his maid, with a rod, and he die under

F a man thall steal an ox, or a sheep, bis hand; he shall be furely punished.

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ordinances, and five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a 17 If her father utterly refute to give fliesp.

her unto him, he thall pay money ac2 Y a thief be found breaking up, and cording to the dowry of virgins. be imitten that he die, there shall no 139 Thou dalt not suffer a witch to live. blood he lhed for him,

19 Whosoever lieth with a beast shall 3. If the fun be rifen upon him, there surely be put to death. all be bloodjied for him; for he should 20' He ibat facrificeth unto any god, make fuil resitution; if he have nothing, fave into the Lord only, he shall be utthen be lia be loid for his thest. terly destroyed.

4 If the ihctt be certainly found in his 21 Thou thalt neither vex a stranger, }ud alive, whether it be ox, or ass, or nor oppress him : for ye were strangers flicep; he fall reitore double.

in the land of Egypt. 5. If a man ihail cause a field or 22 Ye shall not affict any widow, or vineyard to be eaten, and shall put in fatherle's chili. hial call, and shall feed in another man's 23 If thou aillie them in any wise, and field; of the best of his own field, and they cry at all unto me, I will surely hear of the best of his own vineyard, ihall he their cry; nizke restitution.

24. And my wrath shall wax hot, and I 6. If fire break out, and catch in thorns, will kill you with the fword; and your so that the stacks of corn, or the standing wives thali bo widows, and your children corn, or the field, be consumed there. fatherk fs. suith; he that kindled the fire frall surely 25 If thoi lend money to any of my make reftitution.

people that is poor by thee, thou malt 7 If a man mall deliver unto his Inot be to him as an ulurer, neither shalt neighbour money or stuff to keep, and thou lay upon him ufury. ji be stolen out of the man's houte ; if 26 It'thou at all take thy neighbour's the thief be found, let him pay double. raiment to pledge, thou shalt deliver it

3 If the thief be not found, then the unto him by that the sun goeth down : mafier of the house shall be brought unto 27 For that is his covering only, it is the judges, to lie whether he have put his raiment for his skin: wherein thall he his land unto his neighbour's goods. Neep? and it shall come to pass, when

9. For all manner of trespass, theiher it he cricth unto me, that I will hear; for he for ox, for ass, for theep, for raiment, I am gracious. or for any manner of loft thing, which 28 Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor another chaileneeth to be his, the cause of curse the ruler of thy people. both parties shall come before the judges; 29 Thou shalt not delay to offer the first and whom the judges ihall condemn, he of thy ripe fruits, and of thy liquors : Mall pay double unto his neighbour. the firstborn of thy fons shalt thou give

io If a man deliver unto his neighbour unto me. an als, or an ox, or a licep, or any beast, 30 Likewise falt thou do with thine to keep; and it die, or be hurt, or driven oxen, and with thy iheep : seven days Way, 170 man feeing it:

it shall be with his dam; on the eighth ri Thien Mall an oath of the LORD be day thou shalt give it me. between them both, that he hath not put 31 And ye fall be holy men unto me : liis hand unto his neighbour's goods; neither mall ye eat any leíh that is torn an«l the owner of it fall accept thereof, of beasts in the field ; ye Mall cast it to and he mall not make it good.

the dogs. 12 And if it be folen from liim, he

CHAP. XXIII. thall make restitution unto the owner 1 Of Nander and false witness. 2 Of other thereof.

olences and duties. 20 in angel promis13 If it be torn in pieces, then let him ell, with a blling, if they ovey him. bring it for vitnets, and he thail not make a 'HOU fali net raifi a falle report; good thai which was torn.

put not thine hand with the wicked 14 Alic! if a man borrow ought of to be an unriglitcons witncis. liis neighbur, and it be hurt, or die, 2 9 Thou thalt not follow a multitude the owner thereof being not with it, he to evil; neither shalt thou speak in a ila'l turciy make it good,

caute to decline after many to wrest 11 But if the owner thereof be with it, nemení : te fra not make it good: if it be ?? Niither ihalt thou countenance ? Birci 18.1.25s it care for dis hire.

poor man in his caule. 16 Auchi a iba caice a maid that 4 It ihou meet thine enerny's os or is itut licirvilied, and lie with toor, he is als com atiraj, ihou shalt furely : all incl; coon bed to be his wife'. bring it back to him again.

religious precepts.

Chap. xxiv. God's promise on obedience. s If thou see the ass of him that hateth your transgressions : for my name is in thee lying under his burden, and would him. eft forbear to help him, thou shalt surely 22 But if thou shalt indeed obey his help with him.

voice, and do all that I speak; then I will 6 Thou shalt not wrest the judgment be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an of thy poor in his cause.

adversary unto thine adversaries. 7 Keep thee far from a false matter; 23 For mine Angel shall go before thee, and the innocent and righteous slay thou and bring thee in unto the Amorites, and not: for I will not justify the wicked. the Hittites, and the Perezzites, and the

8 And thou ihalt take no gift : for the Canaanites, the Hivites, and the Jebugift blindeth the wise, and perverteth the lites : and I will cut them off. words of the righteous.

24 Thou thalt not bow down to their 9 Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger: gods, nor serve them, nor do after thieir for ye know the heart of a stranger, feeing works: but thou shalt utterly overthrow ye were strangers in the land of Egypt. them, and quite break down their images,

10 And fix years thou shalt sow thy land, 25 And ye Mall serve the Lord your and shalt gather in the fruits thercof: God, and he shall bless thy bread, and

11 But the seventh year thou Malt let it thy water; and I will take sickness away rest and lie still; that th poor of thy from the midst of thee. people may eat: and what they liave the 26 There shall nothing cast their young, beasts of the field shall eat. In like man- nor be barren, in thy land: the number ner thou shalt deal with thy vineyard, of thy days I will fulfil. and with thy oliveyard.

27 I will send my fear before thce, and 12 Six days thou shalt do thy work, and will destroy all the people to whom thou on the seventh day thou Malt relt: thai thalt come, and I will make all thine enethine ox and thine ass may reft, and the mies turn their backs unto thee. son of thy handmaid, and the stranger, 28 And I will fend hornets before thee, inay be refreshed.

which shall drive out the Hivile, the Ca13 And in all things that I have said naanite, and the Hittite, from before unto you be circumspect : and make no thee. mention of the name of other gods, nei 29 I will not drive them out from betner let it be heard out of thy mouth. fore thee in one year; left the land be

14 Three times thou thalt keep a feast come defolate, and the beasts of the field unto me in the year.

multiply against thee. 15 Thou shalt keep the feast of un 30 By little and little I will drive them leavened bread: (thou Malt eat unlca- out from before thee, until thou be invened bread seven days, as I commanded creased, and inherit the land. thee, in the time appointed of the month z1 And I will set thy bounds from the Abib; for in it thou camest out from Red sea even unto the sea of the PhiEgypt: and none shall appear before me listines, and from the desert unto the empty :)

river: for I will deliver the inhabitants 16 And the feast of harvest, the first- of the land into your hand; and thou fruits of thy labours, which thou hart Malt drive them out before thee. fown in thy field: and the feast of inga. 32 Thou shalt make no covenant with thering, which is in the end of the year, them, nor with their gods. when ihou hast gathered in thy labours 33. They thall not dwell in thy land, out of the field.

left they make thee fiu against me: for 17 Three times in the year allthy males if thou serve their gods, it will surely be fall appear before the Lord God. a snare unto three. 18 Thou shalt not offer the blood of

CHAP. XXIV. my facrifice with leavened bread; neither 1 Moses is caliek zip into the mountain. i thall the fat of my facrifice remain until The people proinle oledience. 6 Nioses the inorning,

Sprinkleth the blood of the covenant. 15 19 The first of the firfifruits of thy He goeth up into be mount.

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LORD thy Thou shalt not fcethe unto the LORD, thou, and Aaron, a kid in his mother's milk.

Nadab, and Abilli, and seventy of the 20 Behold, I send an Angel before elders of Israel; and worship ye afar oíf. thee, to keep thee in the way, and to

2 And Moses alone thall come near the Bring thee into the place which I have LORD: but they shall not come nigh; prepired.

neither Mall tiie people go up with 21 Beware of him, and obey his voice, him. privuke lim got; für bevi: not pardon 3 on And Moses came and told the



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Mofes called into the mount, &c. EXODUS.

The form of the ark; people all the words of the Lord, and and Mofes was in the mount forty days all the judgments: and all the people and forty nights. answered with one voice, and said, All

CHA P. XXV. the words which the Lord hath said will 1 The offering for the tabernacle. 10 The

form of the ark. 17


mercy feat. 4 And Moses wrote all the words of 23 The table. 31 The candlestick. ing, and builded an altar under the hill, Aadithe Lord spake unto Moses, and twelve pillars, according to the 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, twelve tribes of Israel.

that they bring me an offering : of every s And he sent young men of the chil- man that giveth it willingly with his dren of Israel, which offered burnt of heart ye shall take my offering. ferings, and sacrificed peace offerings of 3 And this is the offering which ye

shall oxen unto the LORD.

take of them; gold, and silver, and brass, 6 s And Moses took half of the blood, 4 And blue, and purple, and scarlet, and put it in basons; and half of the and fine linen, and goats' hair, blood he sprinkled on the altar.

s And rams' skins dyed red, and badg7 And he took the book of the cove-ers' skins, and shittim wood, nant, and read in the audience of the 6 Oil for the light, ices for anointing people : and they said, All that the LORD oil, and for sweet incense, hath said will we do, and be obedient. 7 Onyx stones, and stones to be set in

8 And Moses took the blood, and the ephod, and in the breastplate. sprinkled it on the people, and said, Be. 8 And let them make me a sanctuary; hold the blood of the covenant, which that I may dwell among them. the Lord hath made with you concern. 9 According to all that I few theç, ing all these words.

after the pattern of the tabernacle, and 9 Then went up Mofes, and Aaron, the pattern of all the inftruments thereof, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the even so mall ye make it. elders of Israel :

10 | And they shall make an ark of 10 And they saw the God of Israel : Thittim wood: two cubits and a half mall and there was under his feet as it were a be the length thereof, and a cubit and a paved walk of a fapphire stone, and as it half the breadth thereof, and a cubit and were the body of heaven in his clearners. a half the height thereof.

II And upon the nobles of the children 11 And thou shalt overlay it with pure of Israel he laid not his hand : also they gold, within and without shalt thou oversaw God, and did eat and drink.

lay it, and Malt make upon it a crown of 12 And the LORD said unto Moses, gold round about. Come up to me into the mount, and be 12 And thou shalt cast four rings of there: and I will give thee tables of gold for it, and put them in the four corstone, and a law, and commandments ners thereof; and two rings shall be in which I have written ; that thou mayest|the one side of it, and two rings in the teach them.

other side of it. 13 And Moses rose up, and his mini 13 And thou shalt make staves of thit. ster Jonaua : and Moses went up into the tim wood, and overlay thein with gold. mount of God.

14 And thou thalt put the staves into 14 And he said unto the elders, Tarry the rings by the sides of the ark, that the ye here for us, until we come again unto ark may be borne with them, you : and, behold, Aaron and Hur are 15 The staves shall be in the rings of with you : if any man have any matters the ark: they shall not be taken from it. to do, let him come unto them.

16 And thou Malt put into the ark thę 15 [ And Moses went up into the testimony which I shall give thee. mount, and a cloud covered the mount. 171 And thou shalt make a mercy seat

16 And the glory of the LORD abode of pure gold : two cubits and a half Mall upon mount Sinai, and the cloud cover- be the length thereof, and a oubit and a ed it fix days : and the seventh day he half the breadth thereof. called unto Mofes out of the midst of I& And thou shalt make two che the cloud.

rubims of gold, of beaten work shalt 19 And the fight of the glory of the thou make them, in the two ends of the Lord was like devouring fire on the top mercy feat. of the mount in the eyes of the children 19 And make one cherub on the one of Israel.

end, and the other cherub on the other 18 And Moses went into the midst of end: even of the mercy seat Mall ye make the cloud, and gat him up into the mount: the cherubims on the two ends thereof.

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of the tabernacle and candlestick. Chap. xxvi. The ten curtains for the tabernacle.

20 And the cherubims siall stretch 35 and there shall be a knop under two forth their wings on high, covering the branches of the same, and a knop under mercy seat with their wings, and their two branches of the same, and a knop faces Jhull look one to another; toward under two branches of the same, accordthe mercy feat shall the faces of the che- ing to the fix branches that proceed out rubims be.

of the candlestick. 21 And thou shalt put the mercy seat 36 Tlieir knops and their branches Mall above upon the ark; and in the ark be of the same: all of it mall be one beat thou Malt put the testimony that I shall en work of pure gold. give thee.

37 And thou shalt make the seven 22 And there I will meet with thee, lamps thereof : and they fall light the and I will commune with thee from a- lamps thereof, that they may give light bove the mercy seat, from between the over against it. t-vo cherubims which are upon the ark of 38 And the tongs thereof, and the the teftimony, of all things which I will snuffdishes thereof, shall be of pure gold. give thee in commandment unto the 39 Of a talent of pure gold shall he children of Israel,

make it, with all these vessels. 23 I Thou shalt also make a table of 40 And look that thou make them after {hittim wood: two cubits Mall be the their pattern, which was Mewed thee in length thereof, and a cubit the breadth the mount. thereof, and a cubit and a half the height

CHAP. XXVI. thereof,

I The ten curtains of the tabernacle, 31 24 And thou shalt overlay it with pure

The vail for the ark. gold, and make

OREOVER ihou Malt make the round about.

tabernacle with ten curtains of 25 And thou Malt make unto it a bor- twined linen, and blue, and purple, and der of an handbreadth round about, and scarlet: with cherubims of cunning work thou shalt make a golden crown to the Malt thou make them. border thereof round about.

2 And the length of one curtain Jhall be 26 And thou shalt make for it four rings eight and twenty cubits, and the breadth of gold, and put the rings in the four cor- of one curtain four cubits; and every one ners that are on the four feet thereof. of the curtains shall have one measure.

27 Over against the borders sall the 3 The five curtains shall be coupled torings be for places of the staves to bear gether one to another; and other five curthe table.

tains shall be coupled one to another. 28 And thou shalt make the staves of shit 4 And thou Malt make loops of blue tim wood, and overlay them with gold, upon the edge of the one curtain from that the table may be borne with them. the selvedge in the coupling ; and like

29 And thou halt make the dishes wife shalt thou make in the uttermost thereof, and spoons thereof, and covers edge of another curtain, in the coupling thereof, and bowls thereof, to cover with of the second. al: of pure gold shalt thou make them. s Fifty loops shalt thou make in the one

30 And thou shalt set upon the table curtain, and fifty loops shalt thou make Thewbread before me alway.

in the edge of the curtain that is in the 31 1 And thou shalt make a candle- coupling of the second ; that the loops stick of pure gold : of beaten work thall may take hold one of another. the candlestick be made : his shaft, and 6 And thou shalt make fifty taches of his branches, his bowls, his knops, and his gold, and couple the curtains together Mowers, shall be of the same.

with the taches: and it shall be one 32 And six branches shall come out of tabernacle. the sides of it; three branches of the 7 And thou shalt make curtains of goats' candlestick out of the one side, and three hair to be a covering upon the tabernacle : branches of the candlestick out of the eleven curtains shalt thou make. other side :

8 The length of one curtain Jhall be 33 Three bowls made like unto al-thirty cubits, and the breadth of one curmonds, with a knop and a flower in one tain four cubits: and the cleven curtains branch; and three bowls made like al-Thall be all of one measure. monds in the other branch, with a knop 9 And thou shalt couple five curtains and a lower : so in the fix branches that by themselves, and fix curtains by themcome out of the candlestick.

felves, and malt double the fixth curtain 34. And in the candlestick Mall be four in the forefront of the tabernacle. þowls made like unto almonds, with their

10 And thou shalt make fifty loops knops and their flowers.

on the edge of the one curtain that is


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