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DEUTERONOMY. Enticers to idolatry to be soned. thou shalt offer thy burnt offerings, and 28 Observe and hear all these words there thou shalt do all that I command which I command thee, that it may go thee.

well with thee, and with thy children 15 Notwithstanding thou mayest kill after thee for ever, when thou doeft that and eat Ales in all thy gates, whatsoever which is good and right in the fight of thy soul lufteth after, according to the the LORD thy God. blessing of the Lord thy God which he 29. When the LORD thy God shall cut hath given thee: the unclean and the off the nation's from before thee, whither clean may eat thereof, as of the roebuck, thou goest to possess them, and thou sucand as of the hart.

ceedest them, and dwellest in their land; 16 9 Only ye Mall not eat the blood ; 30 Take heed to thyself that thou be ye shall pour it upon the earth as water. not înared by following them, after that

17 Thou mayest not eat within thy they be destroyed from before thee; and gates thy tithe of thy corn, or of thy wine, that thou enquire not after their gods, or of thy oil, or the firstlings of thy herds saying, How did these nation's serve their or of thy flock, nor any of thy vows which gods? even fo will I do likewise. thou vowest, nor thy freewill offerings, 31 Thou shalt not do so unto the Lord or heave offering of thine hand : thy God: for every abomination to the

18 But thou must eat them before the Lord, which he hateth, have they done LORD thy God in the place which the unto their gods; for even their fons and LORD thy God thall choose, thou, and their daughters they have burnt in the thy son, and thy daughter, and tlıy man- fire to their gods. fervant, and thy màidservant, and the 32 What thing foever I command you, Levite that is within thy gates : and thou observe to do it: thou shalt not add fhalt rejoice before the Lord thy God in thereto, nor diminish from it. all that thou puttest thine hands unto.

CHA P. XIII: 19 Take heed to thyself that thou for- 1 Enticers to idolatry, 6 bów rear foever, faké not the Levite as long as thou livest 9 are to be stored to denth. 12 Idolatrous upon thy earth.

cities are not to be spared. 20 When the Lord thy God

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F there arise a , large thy border, as he hath promised thee, and thou Malt fay, I will eat fiel, thee a sign or a wonder, because thy soul longeth to eat flesh ; 2 And the sign or the wonder come to thou mayeft eat felli, whatsoever thy pass, whereof he spake unto thee, saying, foul lufteth after.

Let us go after other gods, which thou 21 If the place which the LORD thy haft not known, and let us ferve them ; God hath chofen to put his name there 3 Thou shalt not hearken unto the be too far from thee, then thou shalt kill words of that prophet, or that dreamer of thy herd and of thy fock, which the of dreams: for the Lord your God LORD hath given thee, as I have com- proveth you, to know whether ye love manded thee, and thou thalt eat in thy the LORD your God with all your heart gates whatsoever thy foul lufteth after. and with all your foul.

22 Even as the roebuck and the hart is 4 Ye shall walk after the LORD your caten, so thou Malt eat them: the unclean Gou, and fear him, and keep his comand the clean thall eat of them alike. mandments, and obey his voice, and ye

23 1 Only be sure that thou eat not the mall terve him, and cicave unto him. blood : for the blood is the life ; and thou 5 And that prophet, or that dreamer mayest not eat the life with the Neth. of dreams, shall be put to death; because

24 Thou shalt not eat it; thou shalt he hath 1poken to turn you away. from pour it upon the earth as water. the LORD your God, which brought you

25 Thou shalt not eat it; that it mav go out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed well with thee, and with thy children you out of the house of bondage, to after thee, when thou Malt do that which thrust thee out of the way which the is right the fight of the Lord.

LORD thy God commanded thee to walk 26 Only thy holy things which thou hast, in. So shalt thou put the evil away from and thy vows, thou Malt take, and go unto the midst of thee. the place which the LORD shall choose : 61 If thy brother, the son of thy mo

23 And thou shalt offer thy burnt of- ther, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the ferings, the flesh and the blood, upon the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, which altar of the LORD thy God: and the is as thine own foul, entice thee secretly, blood of thy facrifices shall be poured saying, Let us go and serve other gods, out upon the altar of the Lord thy God, which thou halt not known, thou, nor and thou thalt eat the fieth.

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Idolatrous cities to be destroyed.

Chap. xiv.

Beasts clean and unclean. Namely, of the gods of the people 2 For thou art an holy people unto which are round about you, nigh unto the LORD thy God, and the Lord hath thee, or far off from thee, from the one chosen thee to be a peculiar people unto end of the earth even unto the other end himself, above all the nations that are of the earth;

upon the earth. 8 Thou shalt not consent unto him, 3 I Thou shalt 1100 eat any abominanor hearken unto him; neither shall thine ble thing. eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, 4 These are the beasts which ye shall neither shalt thou conceal him :

eat: the ox, the sheep, and the goat, 9 But thou thalt surely kill him ; 5 The hart, and the roebuck, and the thine hand shall be first upon him to put fallow deer, and the wild goat, and the him to death, and afterwards the hand pygarg, and ihe wild ox, and the chamois. of all the people.

6 And every beast that parteth the 10 And thou shalt stone him with hoof, and cleaveth the cleft into two stones, that he die; because he hath fought claws, and cheweth the cud among the to thrust thee away from the Lord thy beasts, that ye ihall eat. God, which brought thee out of the land 7 Nevertheless these ye shall not eat of Egypt, from the house of bondage. of them that chew the cud, or of them

11 And all Israel shall hear, and fear, that divide the cloven hoof; as the camel, and Mall -do no more any such wicked- and the hare, and the coney: for they ness as this is among you.

chew the cud, but divide not the hoof; 12 If thou shalt hear fay in one of therefore they are unclean unto you. thy cities, which the LORD thy God hath 8 And the sivine, because it divideth given thee to dwell there, saying, the hoof, yet cheweth not the cud, it is

13 Certain men, the children of Belial, unclean unto you: ye shall not eat of are gone out from among you, and have their flesh, nor touch their dead carcase. withdrawn the inhabitants of their city, 9 These ye Mall eat of all that are in saying, Let us go and serve other gods, the waters : all that have fins and scales which ye have not known ;

shall ye eat : 14 Then shalt thou enquire, and make 1o And whatsoever hath not fins and search, and ask diligently; and, behold, scales ye may not eat; it is unclean unto if it be truth, and the thing certain, that you. such abomination is wrought among you;

II Of all clean birds ye shall eat. 15 Thou Malt kurely finite the inhabi 12 But these are they of which ye

shall tants of that city with the edge of the not cat : the eagle, and the offifrage, and sword, destroying it utterly, and all that the ospray, is therein, and the cattle thereof, with 13 And the glede, and the kite, and the edge of the sword,

the vulture after his kind, 16 And thou fhalt gather all the spoil 14 And every raven after his kind, of it into the midst of the street thereof, 15 And the owl, and the night hawk, and salt burn with fire the city, and all and the cuckow, and the hawk after his the spoil thereof every whit, for the kind, LORD thy God : and it shall be an heap 16 The little owl, and the great owl, for ever; it shall not be built again. and the swan,

17. And there Mall cleave nought of 17 And the pelican, and the gier eagle, the cursed thing to thine hand : that the and the corrnorant, LORD may turn from the fierceness of his 18 And the stork, and the heron after anger, and thew thee mercy, and have her kind, and the lapwing, and the bat, compassion upon thee, and multiply thee, 19 And every creeping thing that fieth as he hath sworn unto thy fathers; lis unclean unto you: they shall not be

18 When thou shalt hearken to the eaten. voice of the LORD thy God, to keep all 20 But of all clean fowls ye may eat. his commandments which I command 21 Ye thall not eat of any thing that thee this day, to do that which is right dieth of itself: thou shalt give it unto the in the eyes of the LORD thy God. stranger that is in thy gates, that he may CHAP. XIV.

eat it; or thou mayeit fell it unto an alien: I God's children are not to disfigure them for thou art an holy people unto the felves in mourning. 3 What may be LORD thy God. Thou shalt not feethe eaten, and what not. 22 Of titbes. a kid in his mother's milk.

E are the children of the LORD your 22 I Thou flialt truly tithe all the in. nor make any baldness between your forth year by year, cyes for the dead.

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DEUTERONOMY. The year of release. thy God, in the place whiclı he fall unto many nations, but thou shalt not choose to place his name there, the tithe borrow; and thou shalt reign over maof thy corn, of thy wine, and of thine ny nations, but they shall not reign over oil, and the firslings of thy herds and thee. of thy flocks; that thou mayest learn to of If there be among you a poor man fear the Lord thy God always.

of one of thy brethren within any of 24 And if the way be too long for thee, thy gates in thy land whic the LORD so that thou art not able to carry it; or thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harif the place be too far from thee, which den thine heart, nor shut thine hand the LORD thy God Mall choose to fet from thy poor brother : his name there, when the LORD thy God 8 But thou shalt open thine hand hath blefled thee:

wide unto him, and Malt surely lend him 25 Then halt thou turn it into money, sufficient for his need, in that which he and bind up the money in thine hand, and wanteth. shalt go into the place which the LORD 9 Beware that there be not a thought thy God Mall choole:

in thy wicked heart, saying, The seventh 26 And thou thalt bestow that money year, the year of release, is at hand; and for whatsoever thy foul lulleth after, for thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, oxen, or for Deep, or for wine, or for, and thou givest him nought, and he cry ftrong drink, or for whatsoever thy soul unto the Lord against thee, and it be fin desireth : and thou shalt eat there before unto tlice. the LORD thy God, and thou shalt re Jo Thou malt surely give him, and joice, thou, and thine houshold. thine heart Mall not be grieved when

27. And the Levite that is within thy thou givest unto him: because that for fates; thou thalt not forsake him; for he this thing the LORD thy God jhall bless hath no part nor inheritance with thee. thee in all thy works, and in all that

28 At the end of three years thou ihalt thou putiest thine hand unto. bring forth all the tithe of thine increase in For the poor shall never cease out the fame year, and shalt lay it up within of the land : therefore I command thee, thy gates:

laying, Thou ihalt open thine hand wide 29 And the Levite, (because he hath no unto thy brother, to thy poor, and to part nor inheritance with thee,) and the thy needs, in thy land. stranger, and the fatherless, atid the wi 12 And if thy brother, an Hebrew dow, which are within thy gates, ihall man, or an Hebrew woman, be fold unto come, and shall eat and be fatisfied ; that thee, and serve thee fix years; then in the Lord thy God may bleís thee in all the seventh year thou falt let him go the work of thine hard which thou doeft. free from thee. CHAP. XV.

13 And when thou sendeft him out IT": feventh gur e year of release for free from thee, thou Malt not let him go

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out of thy winepress : of that wherewith 3. And this is the manner of the re- the LORD thy God hath blessed thee teate: Every creditor that lends thought thou shalt give unto him. unto his neighbour Mall relcate it; he 15 And thou shalt remember that thou Bhall not exact ii of his neighbour, or of wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, his brother; because it is called the and the LORD thy God redeemed thee : Lord's releale.

therefore I command thee this thing to 3 Of a foreigner thou mayest exact it day. nguin : but that which is thine with tly io And it Mall be, if he say unto thee, brother thine hand thall release; I will not go away from thee; because

4. Save when there thall be no poor the loveth tlice and thine house, because among you; for the Lord ihall greatly he is well with thee; bless thee in the land which the LORD 17 Then thou shalt take an aul, and thy God givcth thee for an inheritance thruft it through his car unto the door, to pofiess it :

and he Niall be thy servant for ever. And Ś Only if thou carefully hearken unto allo unto thy maidfervant thou shalt do. the voice of the Lord thy God, to ob- likewili. ferve to do all these commandments 18 It shall not seem hard unto thee, which I command thee this day. wlien thou sendest hiin away free from

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T be feast of the pasover. Chap. xvi. The feaft of weeks and tabernacles. years : and the LORD thy God shall bless a solemn assembly to the Lord thy God : thee in all that thou doeft.

thou shalt do no work therein. 19 All the firstling males that come 9 Seven weeks shalt thou number of thy herd and of thy Rock thou Thalt unto thee: begin to number the seven sanctify unto the LORD thy God : thou weeks from such time as thou beginnest to fhalt do no work with the firstling of thy put the sickle to the corn. bullock, nor Mear the firstling of thy sheep. 10 And thou thalt keep the feast of

20 Thou shalt eat it before the LORD weeks unto the LORD thy God with a thy God year by year in the place which tribute of a freewill offering of thine hand, the LORD shall choose, thou and thy which thou shalt give unto the LORD thy houshold.

God, according as the LORD thy God 21 And if there be any blemish therein, hath blessed thee: as if it be lame, or blind, or have any ill 11 And thou Malt rejoice before the blemish, thou shalt not facrifice it unto Lord thy God, thou, and thy son, and the LORD thy God.

thy daughter, and thy manfervant, and 22 Thou shalt eat it within thy gates: thy maidservant, and the Levite that is the unclean and the clean person Mall eat within thy gates, and the stranger, and the it alike, as the roebuck, and as the hart. fatherless, and the widow, that are among

23 Only thou shalt not eat the blood yoni, in the place which the LORD thy God thereof; thou shalt pour it upon the hath chosen to place his name there. ground as water.

12 And thou shalt remember that thou CHAP. XVI.

waft a bondman in Egypt: and thou shalt 1 The feast of the passover, 9 of weeks, 13 obferve and do these statutes.

of tabernacles. 18 Of judges and justice. 13 T Thou shalt observe the feast of 21 Groves and images are

forbidden. tabernacles seven days, after that thou keep the passover unto the

14 rejoice in thy feast, thy God : for in the month of Abib the thou, and thy fon, and thy daughter, and LORD thy God brought thee forth out of thy manservant, and thy maidservant, Egypt by night.

and the Levite, the stranger, and the fa2 Thou žhalt therefore facrifice the therless, and the widow, that are within passover unto the LORD thy God, of the thy gates. flock and the herd, in the place which 15 Seven days shalt thou keep a foc the Lord shall.choose to place his name lemn feast unto the Lord thy God in there.

the place which the LORD thall choose: 3 Thou shalt eat no leavened bread because the LORD thy God shall bless with it; seven days fhalt thou eat unlea- thee in all thine increase, and in all the vened bread there with, even the bread works of thine hands, therefore thou shalt of amiction; for thou camest forth out surely rejoice. of the land of Egypt in hatte : that thou 16 Three times in a year shall all thy mayest remember the day when thou males appear before the Lord thy God camest forth out of the land of Egypt all in the place which he shall choose; in the days of thy life.

the feast of unleavened bread, and in the 4 And there shall be no leavened bread fealt of weeks, and in the feast of taberseen with thee in all thy coatts seven days; nacles: and they shall not appear before neither Mall there any thing of the flesh, the Lord empty: which thou sacrificedit the first day at cven, 17 Every man mall give as he is able, remain all night until the morning. according to the blessing of the LORD

s Thou mayest not facrifice the pant- thy God which he hath given thee. over within any of thy gates, which the 18 [ Judges and officers shalt thou LORD thy God giveth thee:

make thee in all thy gates, which the 6 But at the place which the LORD LORD thy God giveth thee, throughout thy God Thall choose to place his name thy tribes : and they Mall judge the peoin, there thou shalt sacrifice the paftover ple with just judgment. at even, at the going down of the sun, 19 Thou shalt not wrest judgment; at the season that thou camest forth out thou shalt not respect persons, neither of Egypt.

take a gift : for a gift doth blind the eyes 7 And thou shalt roast and eat it in of the wise, and pervert the words of the place which the LORD thy God thall the righteous. choose : and thou shalt turn in the morn 20 That which is altogether just fhalt ing, and go unto thy tents.

thou follow, that thou mayest live, and 8 Six days thou íhalt eat unleavened inherit the land which the Lord thy bread : and on the seventh day all be God giveth thee.

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DEUTERONOMY. The duty of a king. 21 4 Thou shalt not plant thee a grove law which they fall teach thee, and ac. of any trees near unto the altar of the cording to the judgment which they han LORD thy God, which thou shalt make tell thee, thou shalt do: thou shalt not thee.

decline from the sentence which they 22 Neither shalt thou set thee up uny shall new thee, to the right hand, nor to image; which the Lord thy God hateth. the left. C H A P. XVII.

12 And the man that will do presumpI Things sacrificed must be found. 2 Idol-tuously, and will not hearken unto the

aters must be pain. 8 Of hard controver. priest that standeth to ministér there befies. 14 T he election, 16 and duty of a king. fore the Lord thy God, or unto the THOU fhalt not sacrifice unto the judge, even that man fhall die : and thou wherein is blemish, or any evilfavoured 13 And all the people shall hear, and ness: for that is an abomination unto the fear, and do no more presumptuously. LORD thy God.

14 [ When thou art come unto the 2 S1 If there be found among you, land which the LORD thy God giveth within any of thy gates which the Lord thee, and shalt poffefs it, and shalt dwell thy God giveth thee, man or woman, therein, and falt say, I will set a king that hath wrought wickedness in the light over me, like as all the nations that are of the LORD thy God, in transgressing his about me; covenant,

15 Thou shalt in any wise fet him king 3 And hath gone and served other gods, over thee, whom the LORD thy God and worshipped them, either the sun, or shall choote : one from among thy bremoon, or any of the host of heaven, which thren shalt thou fet king over thee: thou I have not commanded ;

mayest not set a stranger over thec, which 4 And it be told thee, and thou haft is not thy brother. heard of it, and enquired diligently, and, 16 9 But he jhall not multiply horses behold, it be true, and the thing certain, to himself, nor cause the people to return that such abomination is wrought in to 'Egypt, to the end that he thould mulIsrael :

tiply horses : forasmuch as the LORD 5 Then shalt thou bring forth that man hath said unto you, Ye shall henceforth or that woman, which have committed return no more that way. that wicked thing, unto thy gates, even 17 Neither shall he multiply wives to that man or that woman, and shalt stone | himself, that his heart turn not away: them with stones, till they die.

neither shall he greatly multiply to him. 6 At the mouth of two witnesses, or self silver and gold. three witnesses, Mall he that is worthy of 18 And it shall be, when he fitteth updeath be put to death ; but at the mouth on the throne of his kingdom, that he of one witness he shall not be put to Thall write him a copy of this law in a death.

book out of that which is before the 7 The hands of the witnesses shall be priests the Levites : first upon him to put him to death, and 19 And it shall be with him, and he afterward the hands of all the people. So fhall read therein all the days of his life: thou shalt put the evil away from among that he may learn to fear the LORD his you.

God, to keep all the words of this law 8 If there arise a matter too hard and these statutes, to do them: for thee in judgment, between blood and 20 That his heart be not liftèd up ablood, between plea and plea, and be-bove his brethren, and that he turn not tween stroke and stroke, being matters of afide from the commandment, to the right controversy within thy gates : then shalt hand, or to the left : to the end that he thou arise, and get thee up into the place may prolong his days in his kingdom, he, which the Lord thy God shall choose; and his children, in the midst of Israel. 9 And thou shalt come unto the priests

CHAP. XVIII. thé Levites, and unto the judge that I The priests and Levites shall have no inHall be in those days, and enquire; and heritance. 3 Their portion. Is Christ they shall Thew thee the sentence of the Prophet is to be heard. 20 The prejudgment : 15. And thou halt de according to the Thrive of Levi, shall have no part nor

fumptuous prophet is to die. sentence, which they of that place which the LORD shall choose shall Mew thee ; inheritance with Israel; they shall eat the and thou shalt observe to do according offerings of the Lord made by fire, and to all that they inform thee:

his inheritance. 1 According to the sentence of the 2 Therefore shall they have no inhe.

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