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Of justice and charity. DEUTERONOMY. Of raising feed unto a brother. that she find no favour in his eyes, be- 161 The fathers fall not be put to death cause he hath found some uncleanness in for the children, neither thall the children her: then let him write her a bill of di- be put to death for the fathers: every man vorcement, and give it in her hand, and thall be put to death for his own fin. fend her out of his house.
17 Thou shalt not pervert the judgment 2 And when the is departed out of his of the stranger, nor of the fatherless; nor house, she may go and be another man's take the the widow's raiment to pledge: wife.
18 But thou halt remember that thou 3 And if the latter husband hate her, wast a bondman in Egypt, and the LORD and write her a bill of divorcement, and thy God redeemed thee thence: therefore giveth it in her hand, and fendeth her out I command thee to do this thing. of his house ; or if the latter husband die, 19 When thou cutteft down thine which took her to be his wife;
harvest in thy field, and haft forgot a fheab 4 Her former husband, which fent her in the field, thou shalt not go again to away, may not take her again to be his fetch it: it shall be for the stranger, for wifc, after that she is defiled; for that is the fatherless, and for the widow: that abomination before the Lord: and thou the LORD thy God may bless thee in all shalt not cause the land to fin, which the work of thine hands. the LORD thy God giveth thee for an 20 When thou beatest thine olive tree, inheritance.
thou shalt not go over the boughs again : 5. When a man hath taken a new wife, it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherhe thall not go out to war, neither fhall less, and for the widow. he be charged with any business : but he 21. When thou gatherest the grapes of Mall be free at home one year, and shall thy vineyard, thou shalt not glean it af. cheer up his wife which he hath taken. terward: it mall be for the stranger, for
6 No man shall take the nether or the fatherless, and for the widow. the upper milstone to pledge: for he tak 22 And thou shalt remember that thon eth a man's life to pledge.
wast a bondman in the land of Egypt: 79 If a man be found stealing any of therefore I command thee to do this his brethren of the children of Israel, and thing. maketh merchandise of him, or felleth
CHAP. XXV. then that thief shall die; and thou Stripes must not exceed forty. 4 The ox is thalt put evil away from among you. not to be wuzzled. s Of raising seed unto
8 9 Take heed in the plague of leprosy, abicther. u Of the immodest woman. that thou observe diligently, and do ac 13 Of unjust weights. 17 The memory cording to all that the priests the Levites of Amalek is to be blotted out. mall teach your eas commanded them, I am
F there be a controverly between men,
and they come unto judgment, that 9 Remember what the LORD thy God the judges may judge them; then they did unto Miriam by the way, after that all juftify the righteous, and condemn ye were come forth out of Egypt. the wicked.
10 9 When thou soit lend thy brother 2 And it shall be, if the wicked man any thing, thou 1lt not go into his be worthy to be beaten, that the judge house to fetch his pledg?.
Thall caule hiin to lie down, and to be 11 Thou Malt staid abroad, and the beaten before his face, according to his man to whom thou dost lend mall bring fault, by a certain mumber. out the pledge abroad unto thee.
3 Forty itripes he may give him, and not 12 And if the man be poor, thou shalt exceed: left, if he should exceed, and beat not fleep with his pledge:
him above there with many stripes, their 13 In any case thou Malt deliver him the thy brother thould feem vile unto thee. pledge again when the fun goeth down, 4 I Thou Malt not muzzle the ox that he may seep in his own raiment, and when he triadeth out the corn. bless ihee: and it shall be righteousness 5 I If brethren dwell together, and unio thee before the LORD thy God. one of them die, and have no child, the
It Thou Shalt not oppret; an bired wife of the dead shall not marry without servant that is poor and neediy, cubriber unto a stranger: her husband's brother die lie of thy brethren, or of thy firangers thall go in unto her, and take her to him that are in thy land within thy gates : to wife, and perform the duty of an hus.
15 At his day thou shalt give him his band's brother unto her. hire, neither shall the sun go down upon 6 And it shall be, that the firstborn it; for he is poor, and leiteth his heart which the beareth shall succeed in the upon it : lest he cry against thee unto name of his brotber which is dead, that the LORD, and it be fin unto thee. his name be not put out of Ifrael.
Of unjust weights and measures. Chap. xxvi.
Of offering the firsfruits. 7 And if the man like not to take his shalt bring of thy land that the LORD brother's wife, then let his brother's wife thy God giveth thee, and Malt put it in go up to the gate unto the elders, and a basket, and shalt go unto the place say, My husband's brother refuseth to which the LORD thy God shall choose to raise up unto his brother a name in Il-place his name there. rael, he will not perform the duty of my 3 And thou shalt go unto the priest husband's brother.
that shall be in those days, and say unto 8 Then the elders of his city shall call him, I profess this day unto the LORD him, and speak unto him: and if he stand thy God, that I am come unto the counto it, and lay, Hike not to take her; try which the Lord sware unto our fa
9 Then shall his brother's wife come thers for to give us. unto him in the presence of the elders, 4 And the priest shall take the basket and loose his shoe from off his foot, and out of thine hand, and set it down before spit in his face, and shall answer and say, the altar of the LORD thy God. So shall it be done unto that man that 5 And thou shalt speak and say before will not build up his brother's house. the LORD thy God, A Syrian ready to
10 And his name shall be called in Israel, perish was my father, and he went down The house of him that hath his moeloofed. into Egypt, and sojourned there with a
11 [ When men strive together one few, and became there a nation, great, with another, and the wife of the one mighty, and populous: draweth near for to deliver her husband 6 And the Egyptians evil intreated us, out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and amided us, and laid upon us hard and putteth forth her hand, and taketh bondage : him by the secrets:
7 And when we cried unto the LORD 12 Then thou shalt cut off her hand, God of our fathers, the Lord heard our thine eye shall not pity her.
voice, and looked on our affliction, and 13 I Thou shalt not have in thy bag our labour, and our oppression : divers weights, a great and a small. 8 And the Lord brought us forth
14 Thou shalt not have in thine house out of Egypt with a mighty hand, and divers measures, a great and a small. with an outstretched arm, and with
15 But thou shalt have a perfect and great terribleness, and with signs, and just weight, a perfect and just measure with wonders: ihalt thou have: that thy days may be 9 And he hath brought us into this lengthened in the land which the LORD place, and hath given us this land, even a thy God giveth thee.
land that floweth with milk and honey. 16 For all that do such things, and all 10 And now, behold, I have brought that do unrighteously, are an abomina- the firstfruits of the land, which thou, o tion unto the Lord thy God.
Lord, hast given me. And thou shalt fet 17 I Remember what Amalek did un- it before the LORD thy God, and wormip to thee by the way, when ye were come before the Lord thy God : forth out of Egypt;
11 And thou shalt rejoice in every good 18 How he met thee by the way, and thing which the LORD thy God hath givsmote the hindmost of thee, even all that en unto thee, and unto thine house, were feeble behind thee, when thou was thou, and the Levite, and the stranger faint and weary; and he feared not God. that is among you.
19 Therefore it shall be, when the 12 When thou hast made an end of LORD thy God hath given thee rest tithing all the tithes of thine increase the from all thine enemies round about, in third year, which is the year of tithing, the land which the LORD thy God giveth and hast given it unto the Levite, the thee for an inheritance to pofiess it, that stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, thou shalt blot out the remembrance of that they may eat within thy gates, and Amalek from under heaven; tlou thalt be filled; not forget it.
13 Then thou Malt say before the LORD CHAP. XXVI.
thy God, I have brought away the hallowI The confeffien of him that offereth the ed things out of mine house, and also have
basket of firstfruits. 16 The covenant given them unto the Levite, and unto between God and the people.
the stranger, to the fatherless, and to the in unto the land which the LORD ments which thou hast commanded me:
, : thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, I have not transgressed thy commandand potteleft it, and dwellest therein ; ments, neither have I forgotten them:
2 That thou shalt take of the first of 14 I have not eaten thereof in my all the fruit of the carth, which thou mourning, neither have I taken away
The law to be written on ftones. DEUTERONOMY. Curfes threatened. ought thereof for any unclean refe, nor and fhalt eat there, and rejoice before given ought thereof for the dead : but I the LORD thy God. have hearkened to the voice of the LORD And thou shalt write upon the stones my God, and have done according to all all the words of this law very plainly. that thou hast commanded me.
9 And Moses and the priests the Le15 Look down from thy holy habita-vites spake unto all Ifrael, saying, Take tion, from heaven, and bless thy people heed, and hearken, O Israel; this day Ifrael, and the land which thou hast given thou
art become the people of the LORD us, as thou fwarest unto our fathers, a thy God. land that floweth with milk and honey. 10 Thou shalt therefore obey the voice
16 1 This day the LORD thy God hath of the LORD thy God, and do his comcommanded thee to do these statutes and mandments and his statutes, which I judgments: thou shalt therefore keep: command thee this day. and do them with all thine heart, and 11 And Moses charged the people the with all thy soul.
fame day, saying, 17 Thou hast avouched the LORD this
12 These shall stand upon mount Ge. day to be thy God, and to walk in his rizim to bless the people, when ye are ways, and to keep his statutes, and his come over Jordan ; Simeon, and Levi, commandments, and his judgments, and and Judah, and Ilfachar, and Joseph, and to hearken unto his voice :
Benjamin : 18 And the Lord hath avouched thee 13 And these shall stand upon mount this day to be his peculiar people, as he Ebal to curse ; Reuben, Gad, and Ather, hath promised thee, and that thou should- and Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali. eft keep all his commandments;
14 | And the Levites shall speak, and 19 And to make thee high above all say unto all the men of Israel with a nations which he hath made, in praise, loud voice, and in name, and in honour; and that 15 Cursed be the man that maketh any thou mayeft be an holy people unto the graven or molten image, an abomination LORD thy God, as he hath spoken. unto the LORD, the work of the hands of CHAP. XXVII.
the craftsman, and putteth it in a secret I The people are to write the law upon place. And all the people fhall'answer flones, and to build an altar of whole and say, Amen. fones. 14 The curses from mount Ebal. 16 Cursed be he that setteth light by: A ND Mofes with the elders of Israel his father or his mother. And all the
commanded the people, saying, people thall say, Amen. Keep all the commandments which I 17 Curfed be. he that removeth his command you this day.
neighbour's landmark. And all the peo2 And it Mall be on the day when ye ple shall say, Amen. Mall pass over Jordan unto the land which 18 Cursed be he that maketh the blind the LORD thy God giveth thee, that thou to wander out of the way. And all the shalt set thee up great stones, and plaifter people shall say, Amen. them with plaitter:
19 Curfed be he that perverteth the 3 And thou shalt write upon them all judgment of the stranger, fatherlefs, and the words of this law, when thou art widow. And all the people hall say, passed orer, that thou mayest go in unto Amen. the land which the Lord thy God giveth 20 Cursed be he that lieth with his thee, a land that floweth with milk and father's wife; because he uncovereth his honey; as the LORD God of thy fathers father's skirt. And all the people fall hath promised thee.
say, Amen. 4 Therefore it shall be when ye be 21 Curfed be he that lieth with any gone over Jordan, that ye shall set up manner of beast. And all the people these stones, which I command you this thall say, Amen. day, in mount Ebal, and thou shalt 22 Cursed be he that lieth with his fifa plaister them with plaifter.
ter, the daughter of his father, or the 59 And there shalt thou build an altar daughter of his mother. And all the unto the Lord thy God, an altar of people shall say, Amen. fones: thou halt not lift up any iron 23 Cursed be he that lieth with his tool upon them:
mother in law. And all the people shall 6 Thou shalt build the altar of the say, Amen. LORD thy God of whole stones: and 24 Cursed be he that smiteth his neighthou thalt offer burnt offerings thereon bour secretly. And all the people mall unto the LORD thy God:
say, Amen. 7 And thou shalt offer peace offerings, 25 Cursed be he that taketh reward to
Bleffings for obedience.
Curses for disobediente. Nay an innocent person. And all the commandments of the LORD thy God, people shall say, Ainen.
which I command thee this day, to ob26 Cursed be he that confirmeth not serve and to do them: all the words of this law to do them. 14 And thou shalt not go aside from And all the people shall say, Amen. any of the words which I command thee CHAP. XXVIII.
this day, to the right hand, or to the left, I The blesings for obedience. Is The curses to go after other gods to serve them. for disobedience.
IS But it shall come to pass, if thou ND it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the
voice of the LORD thy God, to observe commandments and his statutes which I and to do all his commandments which command thee this day; that all thele I command thee this day, that the LORD curses Mall come upon thee, and overthy God will: fet thee on high above all take thee: riations of the earth :
16 Cursed shalt thou be in the city, and 2 And all these blessings shall come cursed shalt thou be in the field. on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt 17 Cursed shall be thy balketand thy ftore. hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy 18 Cursed shall be the fruit of thy body, God.
and the fruit of thy land, the increase of 3 Blessed shalt thou be in the city, and thy kine, and the flocks of thy sheep. blessed Malt thou be in the field.
19 Cursed shalt thou be when thou 4 Blessed shall be the fruit of thy body, comest in, and cursed shalt thou be when and the fruit of thy ground, and the fruit thou goeit out. of thy cattle, the increase of thy kine, and 20 The LORD shall send upon thee the flocks of thy sheep.
cursing, vexation, and rebuke, in all $ Blessed fall be thy basket and thystore. that thou settest thine hand unto for to
6 Blessed salt thou be when thou do, until thou be destroyed, and until comeft in, and blessed Jhalt thou be when thou perish quickly; because of the thou goeft out.
wickedness of thy doings, whereby thou 7 The LORD shall cause thine enemies | haft forsaken me. that rise up against thee to be smitten 21 The Lord shall make the peftilence before thy face : they shall come out a cleave unto thee, until he have consumed gainst thee one way, and see before thee thee from off the land, whither thou goeit seven ways.
to possess it. 8 The Lord shall command the bless. 22 The LORD shall smite thee with a ing upon thee in thy storehouses, and consumption, and with a fever, and with in all that thou settest thine hand unto ; an inflammation, and with an extreme and he shall bless thee in the land which burning, and with the sword, and with the LORD thy God giveth thee. blasting, and with mildew; and they
9 The LORD shall establish thee an fhall pursue thee until thou perish. holy people unto himself, as he hath 23 And thy heaven that is over thy sworn unto thee, if thou shalt keep the head Mall be brass, and the earth that is commandments of the LORD thy God, under thee shall be iron. and walk in hịs ways.
24 The LORD shall make the rain of 10 And all people of the earth shall see thy land powder and dust: from heaven that thou art called by the name of the shall it come down upon thee, until thou LORD; and they thall be afraid of thee. be destroyed.
11 And the LORD shall make thee 25 The LORD shall cause thee to be plenteous in goods, in the fruit of thy smitten before thine enemies: thou shalt body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and go out one way against them, and flee in the fruit of thy ground, in the land leven ways before them : and malt be rewhich the LORD sware unto thy fathers moved into all the kingdoms of the earth. to give thee.
26 And thy carcase Mall be meat un12 The Lord shall open unto thee his to all fowls of the air, and unto the good treasure, the heaven to give the beasts of the earth, and no man shall fray rain unto thy land in his season, and to them away, bless all the work of thine hand : and 27 The LORD will smite thee with the thou lhalt lend unto many nations, and botch of Egypt, and with the emerods, thou shalt not borrow.
and with the scab, and with the itch, 13 And the Lord shall make thee the whereof thou canst not be healed. head, and not the tail; and thou shalt 28 The LORD shall smite thee with be above only, and thou shalt not be madness, and blindness, and astonifhment bencath; if that thou hearken unto the of heart:
for disobedience. 29 And thou shalt grope at noon day, ( upon thee, and shall pursue thee, and as ihe blind gropeth in darkness, and overtake thee, till thou be destroyed; bethou shalt not prosper in thy ways : and cause thou hearkenedít not unto the voice thou shalt be only oppressed and spoiled of the LORD thy God, to keep his comevermore, and no man shall save thee. mandments and his statutes which he
30 Thou shalt betroth a wife, and ano- commanded thee: ther man shall lie with her : thou shalt 46 And they shall be upon thee for a build an house, and thou shalt not dwellsign and for a wonder, and upon thy feed therein : thou shalt plant a vineyard, and for ever. fhalt not gather the grapes thereof.
47 Because thou served ft not the LORD 31 Thine ox shall be Nain before thine thy God with joyfuiness, and with gladeyes, and thou shalt not eat thereof: ness of heart, for the abundance of all thine afs shall be violently taken away things; froin before thy face, and shall not be 48 Therefore halt thou serve thine restored to thee: thy sheep Mall be given enemies which the LORD shall send against unto thine enemies, and thou shalt have thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in none to rescue them.
nakedness, and in want of all things: 32 Thy sons and thy daughters shall and he hall put a yoke of iron upon thy be given unto another people, and thine neck, until he have destroyed thee. eyes shall look, and fail with longing for 49 The LORD fall bring a nation them all the day long: and there shall be against thee from far, from the end of 110 might in thine hand.
the earth, as swift as the eagle flieth ; a 33 The fruit of thy land, and all thy nation whose tongue thou shalt not unlabours, shall a nation which thou know-derstand; est not eat up; and thou shalt be only 50 A nation of fierce countenance, oppressed and crushed alway:
which shall not regard the person of the 34 So that thou shalt be mad for the old, nor thew favour to the young : sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see. 51 And he shall eat the fruit of thy
35 The Lord fall smite thee in the cattle, and the fruit of thy land, until knees, and in the legs, with a fore botch thou be destroyed : which also shall not that cannot be healed, from the sole of leave thee either corn, wine, or oil, or the thy foot unto the top of thy head. increase of thy kine, or flocks of thy
36 The LORD shall bring thee, and thy Theep, until he have destroyed thee. king which thou shalt set over thee, unto 52 And he shall besiege thee in all thy a nation which neither thou nor thy fa- gates, until thy high and fenced walls thers have known; and there thalt thou come down, wherein thou trustedst, serve other gods, wood and stone. throughout all thy land: and he shall
37 And thou Malt become an astonish- beliege thee in all thy gates throughout ment, a proverb, and a byword, among all all thy land, which the LORD thy God nations whither the Lord shall lead thee. hath given thee.
38 Thou shalt carry much feed out in 53 And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine to the field, and shalt gather but little in; own body, the Refh of thy fons and of for the locust shall consume it.
thy daughters, which the LORD thy God 39 Thou shalt plant vineyards, and hath given thce, in the siege, and in the dress them, but shalt neither drink of the straitners, wherewith thine enemies shall wine, nor gather the grapes; for the distress thee: worms shall eat them.
54 So that the man that is tender a40 Thou shalt have olive trees through-mong you, and very delicate, his eye shall out all thy coasts, but thou shalt not be evil toward his brother, and toward anoint thyself with the oil; for thine the wife of his bofom, and toward the olive Mall cast his fruit.
remnant of his children which he fall 41 Thou shalt beget fons and daugh-leave : ters, but thou shalt not enjoy thein; for 55 So that he will not give to any they shall go into captivity.
them of the flesh of his children whom he 42 All thy trees and fruit of thy land mhall cat: because he hath nothing left all the locust consume.
him in the siege, and in the straitness, 43 The stranger that is within thee wherewith thine enemies shall distress shall get up above thee very high ; and thee in all thy gates. thou shalt come down very low.
56 The tender and delicate woman a44 He shall lend to thee, and thou mong you, which would not adventure to shalt not lend to him: he ihall be the set the fole of her foot upon the ground head, and thou shalt be the tail.
for delicateness and tenderness, her eye. 45 Moreover all these curtes shall come Inall be evil toward the husband of her