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The feast of the tabernacles. LEVITICUS. The law of blafphemy. not be afflicted in that same day, he shalll. 44 And Mofes declared unto the chilbe cut off from among his people. dren of Ifrael the feasts of the LORD. 30 And whatsoever foul it be that doeth

CHAP. XXIV. any work in that same day, the same foul 10 Shelomith's fon blasphemeth. 13 The will I destroy from among his people. law of blasphemy, 17 of murder, 18 of 31 Ye shall do no manner of work: it damage. 23 The blasphemer is Poned.

ND the LORD spake unto Moses, generations in all your dwellings.

32 It shall be unto you a fabbath of 2 Command the children of Israel, that rest, and ye shall afflict your souls : in they bring unto thee pure oil olive beaten the ninth day of the month at even, from for the light, to caule the lamps to burn even unto even, fhall ye celebrate your continually. sabbath.

3 Without the vail of the testimony, 33 And the Lord spake unto Moses, in the tabernacle of the congregation, saying,

Mall Aaron order it from the evening 34 Speak unto the children of Israel, unto the morning before the LORD consaying, The fifteenth day of this seventh tinually: it fall be a statute for ever in month shall be the feast of tabernacles for your generations. seven days unto the LORD.

4. He mall order the lamps upon the 35 On the first day dell be an holy pure candlestick before the Lord conti. convocation : ye shall do no servile work tinually. therein.

5 And thou shalt take fine flour, and 36 Seven days ye shall offer an offering bake twelve cakes thereof: two tenth made by fire unto the Lord: on the deals thall be in one cake. eighth day shall be an holy convocation 6 And thou Malt set them in two rows, unto you; and ye shall offer an offering fix on a row, upon the pure table before inade by fire unto the Lord: it is a so- the LORD. lemn assembly; and ye shall do no servile 7 And thou Malt put pure frankincense work therein.

upon each row, that it may be on the 37 Thele are the feasts of the Lord, bread for a memorial, even an offering which ye shall proclaim to be holy con- made by fire unto the Lord. vocations, to offer an offering made by 8 Every fabbath he shall set it in order fire unto the LORD, a burnt offering, and before the LORD continually, being taken a meat offering, a sacrifice, and drink of- from the children of Ifrael by an everlastferings, every thing upon his day: ing covenant.

38 Beside the fabbaths of the LORD, 9 And it thall be Aaron's and his fons; and beside your gifts, and belide all your and they shall eat it in the holy place : for vows, and beside all your freewill offer- it is most holy unto him of the offerings ings, which ye give unto the Lord. of the Lord made by fire by a perpetual

39 Also in the fifteenth day of the fe- Itatute. venth month, when ye have gathered in 10 I And the son of an Israelitish wothe fruit of the land, ye shall keep a featt man, whose father was an Egyptian,went unto the Lord seven days : on the first out among the children of Ifrael: and this day Jhall be a fabbath, and on the eighth son of the Israelitish woman and a man day Mall be a fabbath.

of Israel strove together in the camp; 40 And ye shall take you on the first 11 And the Traelitish woman's son day the boughs of goodly trees, branches blafphemed the name of the LORD, and of palm trees, and the boughs of thick curfed. And they brought him unto trees, and willows of the brook ; and ye Moses : (and his mother's name was She. Mall rejoice before the LORD your Godlomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the seven days.

tribe of Dan :) 43 And ye Mall keep it a feast unto 12 And they put him in ward, that the Lord seven days in the year. It the mind of the Lord might be thewed Ihall be a statute for ever in your genera- them. rions: ye ihall celebrate it in the le 13 1 And the LORD (pake unto Moses, venth month.

faying, 42 Ye thall dwell in booths seven days; 14 Bring forth him that hath cursed all that are Ifraelites born Mall dwell in without the camp; and let all that heard booths :

bim lay their hands upon his head, and 43 That your generations may know let all the congregation stone him. that I made the children of Israel to 15 And thou Malt speak unto the chil. dwell in booths, when I brought them dren of Israel, saying, Whosoever curseth out of the land of Egypt: I am the LORD his God shall bear his fin.

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your God.

The year of jubile.

Chap. xxv.

Of oppresion, c. 16 And he that blasphemeth the name 9. Then shalt thon cause the trumpet of the LORD, he shall surely be put to of the jubile to sound, on the tenth day of death, and all the congregation Mall cer- the seventh month, in the day of atone. tainly stone him: as well the stranger, ment Mall ye make the trumpet found as he that is born in the land, when he throughout all your land. blasphemeth the name of the LORD, shall 10 And ye shall hallow the fiftieth year, be put to death.

and proclaim liberty throughout all the 17 And he that killeth any man shall land unto all the inhabitants thereof: it surely be put to death

Thall be a jubile unto you; and ye shall 18'1 And he that killeth a beast shall: eturn every man unto his possession, and make it good; beast for beast.

ye Mall return every man unto his family. 19 And if a man cause a blemish in his II A jubile thall that fiftieth year be Beighbour; as he hath done, so shall it unto you: ye shall not fow, neither reap be done to him;

that which growcth of itself in it, nor ga20 Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth ther the grapes in it of thy vine undresled. for tooth: as he hath caused a bleinish in 12 T'or it is the jubile; it Mall be holy a man, so shall it be done to him again. unto you: ye thall eat the increase there

21 And he that killeth a beast, he shall of out of the field. restore it: and he that killeth a man, he 13 In the year of this jubile ye shall refall be put to death.

turn every man unto h!.. poffeífion. 22 Ye shall have one manner of law, 14 I And if thou fell ought unto thy as well for the stranger, as for one of your neighbour, or buyest ought of thy neighown country: for I am the LORD your bour's hand, ye shall not oppress one God.

another: 23 [ And Moses spake to the children 15 According to the number of years of Israel, that they thould bring forth after the jubile thou Malt buy of thy him that had cursed out of the camp, and neighbour, and according unto the num. stone him with stones. And the children ber of years of the fruits he Mall fell un, of Israel did as the LORD commanded to thee: Moses.

16 According to the multitude of years CHA P. XXV.

thou thalt increase the price thereof, and 8 The jubile. 14 Of oppression. 35 Of according to the fewnels of years thou compasion. 47 Of redeeming servants. Malt diminish the price of it: for accord, mount , ,

fruits doth he fell unto thee. 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and 17 Ye ihall not therefuse oppress one iny unto them, When ye come into the another; but thou thalt fear thy God ; land which I give you, then shall the land for I am the LORD your God. keep a sabbath unto the Lord.

18 Wherefore ye Mall do my statutes, 3 Six years thou Malt sow thy field, and keep my judgments, and do them; and fix years thou shalt prune thy vine- and ye shall dwell in the land in safety. yard, and gather in the fruit thereof; 19 And the land shall yield her fruit,

4 But in the seventh year shall be a fab- and ye shall eat your fill, and dwell therebath of rest unto the land, a sabbath for in in safety. the LORD: thou shalt neither fow thy 20 And if ye fall say, What shall we field, nor prune thy vineyard.

eat the seventh year? bebold, we shall s That which groweth of its own accord not low, nor gather in our increase : of thy harvest thou shalt not reap, neither 21 Then I will command my blessing gather the grapes of thy vine undrelled : upon rou in the sixth year, and it shall for it is a year of rest unto the land. bring forth fruit for three years.

6 And the fabbath of the land shall be 22 And ye shall fow the eighth year, meat for you; for thee, and for thy fer- and eat get of old fruit until the ninth vant, and for thy maid, and for thy hired year; until her fruits come in ye thall servant, and for thy Itranger that fojourn- eat of the old store. eth with thee,

23 The land shall not be sold for ever : 7 And for thy cattle, and for the beasts for the land is minę; for ye are strangers that are in thy land, shall all the increase and sojourners with me. thereof be meat.

24 And in all the land of your poffer8 9 And thou Malt number seven sab- fion ye shall grant a redemption for the baths of years unto thee, seven times se- land. ven years; and the space of the seven 25 If thy brother be waxen poor, and fabbaths of years shall be unto thee forty bath fold away some of his poffeffion, and

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and of servants. shall he redeem that which his brother, shall serve thee unto the year of jubile : fold.

45 And then shall he depart from thee, 26 And if the man have none to redeem both he and his children with him, and shall it, and himself be able to redeem it; return unto his own family, and into the

27 Then let him count the years of the possession of his fathers shall he return. fale thereof, and restore the overplus un 42 For they are my servants, which I to the man to whom he fold it; that he brought forth out of the land of Egypt: may return unto his possession.

they ihall not be fold as bondmen. 28 But if he be not able to restore it 43 Thou shalt not rule over him with to him, then that which is sold shall re- rigour; but shalt fear thy God. main in the hand of him that hath bought 44. Both thy bondmen, and thy bondit until the year of jubile: and in the ju- maids, which thou shalt have, shall be of bile it Mall go out, and he shall return the heathen that are round about you ; unto his possession.

of them shall ye buy bondmen and bondo 29 And if a man sell a dwelling house maids. in a walled city, then he may redeem it 45 Moreover of the children of the within a whole year after it is fold; with strangers that do sojourn among you, of in a full year may he redeem it.

them shall ye buy, and of their families 30 And if it be not redeemed within that are with you, which they begat the space of a full year, then the house in your land: and they shall be your posthat is in the walled city shall be establish- session. ed for ever to him that bought it through- 46 And ye shall take them as an inheout his generations: it Mall riot go out ritance for your children after you, to in the jubile.

inherit them for a poffeffion; they shall be 31 But the houses of the villages which your bondmen for ever: but over your have no wall round about them shall be brethren the children of Israel, ye shall counted as the fields of the country: they not rule one over another with rigour. may be redeemed, and they thall go out 477 And if a sojourner or a stranger wax in the jubile.

rich by thee, and thy brother that develleth 32 Notwithstanding the cities of the by him wax poor, and fell himself unto Levites, and the houses of the cities of the stranger or sojourner by thee, or to their possession, may the Levites redeem the stock of the stranger's family: at any time.

48 After that he is sold he may be re33 And if a man purchase of the Le- deemed again; one of his brethren may vites, then the house that was sold, and redeem him : the city of his poffeffion, shall go out in 49 Either his uncle, or his uncle's son, the year of jubile: for the houses of the may redeem him, or any that is nigh of cities of the Levites are their possession kin unto him of his family may redeem among the children of Ifrael.

him; or if he be able, he may redeem 34 But the field of the suburbs of their himself. cities may not be sold; for it is their per 50 And he shall reckon with him that petual poffeflion.

bought him from the year that he was 35 1 And if thy brother be waxen poor, sold to him unto the year of jubile: and and fallen in decay with thee; then thou the price of his sale shall be according fhalt relieve him : gea, though he be a unto the number of years, according to stranger, or a lojourner; that he may the time of an hired' servant shall it be live with thee.

with him. 36 Take thou no usury of him, or in 51 If there be yet many years bebind, crease: but fear thy God; that thy bro- according unto them he thall give again ther may live with thee.

the price of his redemption out of the 37 Thou thalt not give him thy money money that he was bought for. upon ufury, nor lend him thy victuals for 52 And if there remain but few years increase.

unto the year of jubile, then he mall 38 I am the LORD your God, which count with him, and according into his brought you forth out of the land of E- years shall be give him again the price of gypt, to give you the land of Canaan, his redemption. and to be


53 And as a yearly hired servant Mall 39 And if thy brother that dwelleth by he be with him: and the other shall not thee be waxen poor, and be sold unto rule with rigour over him in thy fight. thee; thou shalt not compel him to serve 54 And if he be not redeemed in these as a bondfervant:

vears, then he shall go out in the year of 40 But' as an hired servant, and as a jubile, both he, and his children with fojourner, he shall be with thee, and him.

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tion, and the burning agre, that Mall Blessings promised.

Chap. xxvi.

A curfctiveatened. 55 For unto me the children of Israel heart: and ye shall sow your feed in vain, are servants; they are my servants whom for your enemies ihall eat it. I brought forth out of the land of Egypt: 19 And I will set my face against yoli, I am the LORD your God.

shall be lain before


enemies : CHAP. XXVI.

they that hate you shall reign over yon ; I Of idolatry. 3. A blefing promised. 14 and ye shall fee when none pursueth you. A curse threatened.

18 And if ye will not yet for all this E shall make you no idols nor graven hearken unto me, then I will punish you

image, neither rear you up a standing seven times more for your fins. image, neither shall ye set up any image 19 And I will break the pride of your of stone in your land, to bow down unto power; and I will make your heaven as it: for I am the LORD your God. iron, and your earth as bráss :

2 Ye fhall keep my statutes, and re 20 And your strength fliall be spent in verence my sanctuary : I am the LORD. vain : for your land shall not yield her

3 | If ye walk in my fabbaths, and keep increase, neither Mall the trees of the my commandments, and do them; land yield their fruits.

4 Then I will give you rain in due sea 21 And if ye walk contrary unto me, fon, and the land shall yield her increase, and will not hearken unto me; I will and the trees of the field shall yield their bring seven times more plagues upon you fruit.

according to your sins. 5 And your threshing shall reach unto

22 I will also fend wild beasts among the vintage, and the vintage shall reach you, which shall rub you of your chil. unto the lowing time: and ye shall eat dren, and destroy your cattle, and make your bread to the full, and dwell in your yon few in number; and your bigh ways land safely:

Thail be desolate. 6 And I will give peace in the land, 23 And if ye will not be reformed by and ye Mall lie down, and none shall me by these things, but will walk conmake you afraid : and I will rid evil beasts trary unto me; out of the land, neitber shall the sword 24 Then will I also walk contrary ungo through your land.

to you, and will punish you yet leven 7 And ye shall chase your enemies, and times for your sins. they shall fall before you by the sword. 25 And I will bring a sword upon you,

8 And five of you shall chase an hun- that shall avenge the quarrel of my covedred, and an hundred of you shall put nant: and when ye are gathered together ten thousand to flight: and your enemies within your cities, I will send the pestishall fall before you by the sword. lence among you ; and ye Mhall be deli

9 For I will have respect unto you, and vered into the hand of the enemy. make you fruitful, and multiply you, and 26 And when I have broken the staff establish my covenant with you.

of your bread, ten women thall bake 10 And ye shall eat old store, and bring your bread in one oven, and they fall forth the old because of the new. deliver you your bread again b: weight:

11 And I will fet my tabernacle a- and ye inalt eat, and not be satisfied. mong you: and my soul sha not abhoi

27 And if ve will riot for all this heark. you.

en unto me, but walk contrary unto me; 12 And I will walk among you, and 28 Then I will walk contrary unto you will be your God, and ye Mall be iny also in fury; and I, even I, will chastite people.

you seven times for your sins. 13 I am the LORD your God, which 29 And ye shall eat the flesh of your brought you forth out of the land of E- fons, and the Reih of your daughters shall gypt, that ye Mould not be their bondmen; and I have broken the bands of 30 And I will destroy your high places, your yoke, and made you go upright. and cut down your images, and cast your

14 ( But if ye will not hearken unto carcafes upon the carcafes of your idols, me, and will not do all these command- and my soul thall abhor you. ments;

31 And I will make your cities waste, 15. And if ye shall despise my statutes, and bring your sanctuaries unto defolaor if your soul abhor ny judginents, fo tion, and I will not smell the favour of that ye will not do all my command-your sweet odours. ments, but that ye break

32 And I will bring the land in'o delo. 16 I also will do this unto you; I will lation : and your enemies which dwell even appoint over you terroi, confump: therein fall be afonished at it.

3.3 And I will featter you among the Fonsume the eyes, and caute forrow of heathens and will draw out a sword after


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Plagues threatened for disobedience. LEVITICUS.

Concerning vow. . . you: and your land shall be desolate, and ments and laws, which the LORD made your cities waste.

between him and the children of Israel 34 Then shall the land enjoy her sab- in mount Sinai by the hand of Moses. baths, as long as it lieth desolate, and ye

CHAP. XXVII. be in your enemies' land; even then shall i Concerning vows. 28 No devoted thing the land rest, and enjoy her sabbaths. may be redeemed. 32 The tithe may not

35 As long as it lieth desolate it shall be changed. rest; because it did not reit in your sabbaths, when ye dwelt upon it.

ND the Lord spake unto Moses, A

saying, 36 And upon them that are left alive 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, of you I will send a faintness into their and say unto them, When a man shall hearts in the lands of their enemies; and make a singular vow, the persons shall be the found of a shaken leaf shall chase for the LORD by thy estimation. them; and they shall fee, as fleeing from 3 And thy estimation shall be of the a sword; and they shall fall when none male from twenty years old even unto pursueth.

fixty years old, even thy estimation shall 37 And they shall fall one upon an- be fifty shekels of filver, after the shekel other, as it were before a sword, when of the sanctuary. none pursueth: and ye shall have no 4. And if it be a female, then thy estipower to stand before your enemies. mation shall be thirty Thekels.

38 And ye hall perish among the hea 5 And if it be from five years old even then, and the land of your enemies shall unto twenty years old, then thy estimaeat you up.

tion Mall be of the male twenty fhekels, 39 And they that are left of you fall and for the female ten thekels. pine away in their iniquity in your ene 6 And if it be from a month old even mies' lands; and also in the iniquities of unto five years old, then thy estimation their fathers Mall they pine away with shall be of the male five shekels of silver, them.

and for the female thy estimation shall be 40 If they fall confess their iniquity, three shekels of silver. and the iniquity of their fathers, with 7 And if it be from fixty years old and their trespass which they trespassed against above; if it be a male, then thy estimame, and that also they have walked con- tion shall be fifteen shekels, and for the trary unto me;

female ten thekels. 41 And that I also have walked con 8 But if he be poorer than thy estimatrary unto them, and have brought them tion, then he shall present himself before into the land of their enemies ; if then the priest, and the priest shall value him; their uncircumcised hearts be humbled, according to his ability that vowed shali and they then accept of the punishment the priest value him. of their iniquity :

9 And if it be a beast, whereof men 42 Then will I remember my covenant bring an offering unto the LORD, all with Jacob, and also my covenant with that any man giveth of such unto the Isaac, and also my covenant with Abra- LORD shall be holy. ham will I remember ; and I will remem Jo He shall not alter it, nor change it, ber the land.

a good for a bad, or a bad for a good : 43 The land also Mall be left of them, and if he shall at all change beast for and Mall enjoy her fabbaths, while the beast, then it and the exchange thereof lieth desolate without them: and they shall be holy. Mall accept of the punishment of their 11 And if it be any unclean beast, of iniquity : because, even because they de- which they do not offer a sacrifice unto spised my judgments, and because their the Lord, then he shall present the beast soul abhorred my statutes.

before the priest : 44 And yet for all that, when they be 12 And the priest Mall value it, whein the land of their enemies, I will not ther it be good or bad: as thou valuest cast them away, neither will I abhor it, who art the priest, so Mall it be. them, to destroy them utterly, and to 13 But if he will at all redeem it, then break my covenant with them: for I am he Ball add a fifth part thereof unto thy the LORD their God.

estimation. 45 But I will for their fakes remember 14 And when a man shall sanctify his the covenant of their ancestors, whom I house to be holy unto the Lord, then the brought forth out of the land of Egypt priest Mall estimate it, whether it be in the light of the heathen, that I might good or bad: as the priest shall estimate be their God: I am the Lord.

it, so shall it stand. 46 These are the statutes and judge:| 15 And if he that fanctified it will re

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