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their people.

108 A repetition of LEVITICUS.

divers latus. Seed pass through the fire to Molech, nei- 9 9 And when ye reap the harvest of ther shalt thou profane the name of thy your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the God: I am the Lord.

corners of thy field, neither shalt thou 22 Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as gather the gleanings of thy harvest. with womankind: it is abomination.

10 And thou shalt not glean thy vine23 Neither shalt thou lie with any beast | yard, neither shalt thou gather every to defile thyself therewith: neither shall grape of thy vineyard ; thou shalt leave any woman stand before a beast to lie them for the poor and stranger: I tem the down thereto: it is confusion.

LORD your God. 24 Defile not ye yourselves in any of 11 Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsethese things : for in all these the nations ly, neither lie one to another. are defied which I cast out before you : 12 And ye shall not swear by my name

25 And the land is defiled: therefore falsely, neither shalt thou profane the I do visit the iniquity thereof upon it, and name of thy God: I am the LORD. the land itseif vomiteth out her inhabi- 13 Thou shalt not defraud thy neightants.

bour, neither rob him : the wages of him 26 Ye shall therefore keep my statutes that is hired shall not abide with thee ali and my judgments, and shall not commit night until the morning. any of these abominations; neither any of 14 Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor your own nation, nor any stranger that put a stumbling-block before the blind, sojourrieth among you.

but shalt fear thy Gori:lain the LORD. 27 (For all these abominations have the 15 Ye shall do no unrighteousness in men of the land done, which were before judgment; thou shalt not respect the you, and the land is defiled ;)

person of the poor, nor honour the person 28 That the land spue not you out also, of the mighty, but in righteousness shalt when ye denle it, as it spued out the na- thou judge thy neighbour. tions that were before you.

16 Thou shalt not go up and down as 29 For whosoever shall commit any of a tale-bearer among the people; neither these abominations, even the souls that shalt thou stand against the blood of thy commit them shall be cut off from among neighbour: I am the Lord.

17 Thou shalt not hate thy brother in 30 Therefore shall ye keep mine ordi- thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke nance, that ye commit not any one of these thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon abominable customs, which were commit- him. ted before you, and that ye defile not 18 Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any yourselves therein: I am the LORD your grudge against the children of thy peo God.

ple, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as CHAP. XIX.

thyself: I am the LORD. A repetition of sundry laws. 19 Ye shall keep my statutes. Thou AND inthe Lord spake unto Moses, shalt not let thy cathe gender with a dia

2 Speak unto all the congregation of with mingled seed: neither shall a garthe children of Israel, and say unto them, ment mingled of linen and woolien come Ye shall be holy : for I the Lord your upon thee. God am holy.

20 And whosoever lieth carnally with 3 | Ye shall fear every man his mother a woman that is a bond-iaij betrothed and his father, and keep my sabbaths : I to an husband, and not at all redeemed, am the LORD your God.

nor freedom given her ; she shall be 4 Tuin ye not unto idols, nor make to scourged: they shall not be put to death, yourselves molten gods: I am the Lord because she was not free.

21 And he shall bring his trespass-of5. And if ye offer a sacrifice of peace-i fering unto the Lord, unto the door of offerings unto the Lord, ye shall offer it the tabernacle of the congregation, even at your own will.

a ram for a trespass-offering: 6 It shall be eaten the same day ye of- 22 And the priest shall make an atonefer it, and on the morrow: and if aught ment for him with the ram of the tresremain until the third day, it shall be pass-offering before the LORD for his sin burnt in the fire.

which he hath dore; and the sin which 7 And if it be eaten at all on the third he hath done shall be forgiven him. day, it is abominable ; it shall not be ac- 23 9 And when ye shall come into the cepted.

land, and shall have planted all manner 8. Therefore every one that eateth it of trees for food; then ye shall count the shall bear his iniquity, because he hath fruit thereof as uncircumcised : three profaned the hallowed thing of the LORD; years shall it be as uncircumcised unto and that soul shall be cut off from among you : it shall not be eaten of. his people.

24 But in the fourth year all the fruit

your God.

your God.

Of giving seed to Malech :

CHAP. X7., Of cursing parents, c. 109 thereof shall be holy to praise the LORD 5 Then I will set my face against that withol.

man, and against his family, and will cut 3 And in the fifth year shall ye eat of him off, and all that go a whoring after the fruit thereof, that it may yield unto him, to commit whoredom with Molech you the increase thereof: I am the LORD from among their people.

6 [ And the soul that turneth after 26 Ye shall not cat any thing with the such as have familiar spirits, and after blood: neither shall ye use enchantment, wizards, to go a whoring after them, I nor obxrve times.

will even set my face against that soul, and 27 Ye shall not round the corners of will cut him oi' from among his people. your beads, neither shalt thou mar the 7.9 Sanctify yourselves therefore and corners of thy beard.

be ye holy: for I am the Lord your Gol. 28 Ye shall not make any cuttings in 8 And ye shall keep my statutes, and do yair flesh for the dead, nor print any them : I am the LORD which sanctify you. inarks upon you : I am the Lord.

9 For every one that curseth his fa29 $ Do not prostitute thy daughter to ther or his mother, shall be surely put to cause her to be a whore: lest the land death: he hath cursed his father or his fall to whoredom, and the land become mother; his blood shall be upon him. full of wickedness.

10 And the man that committeth adul30 f Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and tery with another man's wife, even he that reference my sanctuary : I am the LORD. committeth-adultery with his neighbour's

31 F Regard not them that have famil- | wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall iar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to surely be put to death. be defiled by them: I am the LORD your 11 | And the man that lieth with his faGod.

ther's wife hath uncovered his father's 32 Thou shalt rise up before the hoary | nakedness : both of them shall surely be head, and honour the face of the old man, put to death : their blood shall be upoil and fear thy God: I am the Lord. them.

33 g And if a stranger sojourn with thee 12 And if a man lie with his daughterin your land, ye shall not vex bim. in-law, both of them shall surely be put

34 But the stranger that dwelleth with to death : they have wrought confusion you shall be unto you as one born among their blood shali be upon

them. you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; 13 | If a man also lie with mankind, as for ye were strangers in the land of Ehe lieth with a woman, both of them have gypt: I am the LORD your God.

committed an abomination : they, shall 35 Ye shall do no unrighteousness in surely be put to deatı ; their blood shall judgment, in mete-yard, in weight, or in be upon them. measure.

14 ( And if a man take a wife and her 36 Just balances, just weights, a juist | mother, it is wickedness: they shall be ephah, and a just hin shall ye have: Tam burnt with fire, both he and they: that the LORD your God, which brought you | there be no wickedness among you. out of the land of Egypt.

15 & And if a man lie with a beast, he 37 Therefore shall ye observe all my shall surely be put to death: and ye shall statutes, and all my judgments, and do slay the beast. them : I am the LORD.

16 And if a woman approach unto any CHAP. XX.

beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt 1 of giving seed to Molech. 6 Of wiz- kill the woman and the beast'; they shall

ards. 9 Of cursing parents, c. surely be put to deatlı ; their blood shall A Dithe Lord spake unto Moses, be upon them,

17 And if a man shall take his sister, his 2 Again thou shalt say to the children | father's daughter, or his mother's daughof Israel, Whosoever he be of the children i ter, and see her nakedness, and she see his d Israe!, or of the strangers that sojourn nakedness; it is a wicked thing; and they in Israel, that giveth any of his seed unto shall be cut offin the sight of their people : Molech, he shall surely be put to death: he hath uncovered his sister's nakedness; the people of the land shall stone him he shall bear his iniquity.

18 | And if a man shall lie with a wom3 And I will set my face against that an having her sickness, and shall uncovman, and will cut him off from among er her nakedness; he hath discovered her his people ; because he hath given of his fountain, and she hath uncovered the founseed unto Molech, to defile my sanctuary, tain of her blood ; and both of them shall be and to profane my holy name.

cut off from among their people. 4 ? And if the people of the land do any 19 | And thou shalt not uncover the ways hide their eyes from the man, when | nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of he giveth of his seed uito Molech, and || thy father's sister: for he uncovereth his

near kin: they shall bear their iniquity,


Lş him not;

110 Ordinances touching firiest': LEVITICUS. mourning, and marriages.

20 And if a man shall lie with his un- take a woman put away from her huscle's wife, he hath imcovered his uncle's || band: for he is holy unto his God. nakedness: they shall bear their sin ; they 8f Thou shalt sanctify him therefore, shall die childless.

for hc cilvreth the bread of thy God: he 21 And if a man shall take his broth- shall be holy unto thee: for I the LORD, er's wife, it is an unclean thing: he hath which sanctify you, am holy. uncovered his brother's nakedness; they 9 And the daughter of any priest, if she shall be childless.

profane herself by playing the whore, she 229 Ye shalltlicrefore keep all my stat- | profancth her father : she shall be burnt ntes, and all any judgments, and do them: with fire. that the land whither I bring you to 10 And he that is the high priest among dwell therein, spue you not ot.

his brethren, upon whose icad the anoint23 Ani ye shall not walk in the man- ing oil was poured, and that is consecrated ners of the nations which I cast out be- to put on the garments, shall not uncover fore you : for they committed all these his head, nor rend his clothes; things, and therefore I abhorred them. 11 Neither shall he go in to any dead

24 But I have said unto you, Ye shall body, nor defile himself for his father, or inherit their land, and I will give it unto for his mother; you to possess it, a land that floweth with 12 Neither shall he go out of the sancmilk and honey : I am the LORD your | tuary, nor profane the sanctuary of his God, which have separated you from God; for the crown of the anointing oil other people,

of his God is upon him: I am the LORD. 25 Ye shall therefore put difference be- 13 [ And he shall take a wife in her êween clean beasts and unclean, and be- virginity, tween unclean fowls and clean : and ye 14 A widow, or a divorced woman, or shall not make your souls abominable by profane, or an harlot, these shall he not beast or by fowl, or by any manner of living take: but he shall take a virgin of his thing that creepeth on the ground, which own people to wife. I have separated from you as unclean. 15 Neither shall he profane his seed

26 And ye shall be holy unto me: for I among his people : for I the LORD do the Lord am holy, and have severed you sanctify him. from other people, that ye should be mine. 16 | And the LORD spake unto Moses,

27 | Aman also or a woman that hath a saying, familiar spirit, or that is a wizard, shall 17 Speak unto Aaron, saying, Whososurely be put to death : they shall stone ever he be of thy sced in their generations them with stones : their blood shall be that hath any blemish, let him not ap

proach to offer the bread of his God: CHAP. XXI.

18 For whatsoever man he be that hath 1 Of the priest's mourning, 7 marriages, a blemish, he shall not approach: a blind 16 and blemishes.

man, or a lame, or he that hath a flat nose, A

or any thing superfluous, Speak unto the priests the sons of 19 Or a man that is broken-footed, or Taron, and say unto them, There shall || broken-handed, none be defiled for the dead among his 20 Or crook-backed, or a dwarf, or that people :

hath a blemish in his eye, or be scurvy, or 2 But for his kin, that is near unto him, | scabbed, or hath his stones broken; that is, for his mother, and for his father, 21 No man that hath a blemish of the and for his son, and for his daughter, and seed of Aaron the priest shall come nigh for his brother,

to offer the offerings of the LORD made 3 And for his sister a virgin, that is by fire ; he hath a blemish, he shall not vigh unto him, which hath had no hus- come nigh to offer the bread of his God. band : for her may he be defiled.

22 He shall eat the bread of his God, 4 But he shall not defile himself, being both of the most holy, and of the holy. a chief man among his people, to profane 23 Only he shall not go in unto the veil, himsclt.

nor come nigh unto the altar, because he 5 They shall not make baldness upon hath a blemish ; that he profane not my their head, neither shall they shave off sanctuaries: for I the LORD do sanctify the corner of their beard, nor make any them. cuttings in their flesh.

24 And Moses told it unto Aaron, and to 6 7 They shall be holy unto their God, his sons, and unto all the children of Israel, and not profane the name of their God:

CHAP. XXII. for the offerings of the Lord made by The priests when to abstain from holy fire, and the bread of their God they do

things. offer : therefore they shall be holy.

s They shall not take a wife that is saying a whore, or profane; neither shall they 2 Speak unto Aaron and to his sons,

upon them.

A Suyithe Lord spake unto Moses,

The firiests when to abstain


from holy things. 111 that they separate themselves from the say unto them, Whatsoever he be of the holy things of the children of Israel, and house of Israel, or of the strangers in Isthat they profane not my holy name in rael, that will offer his oblation for all his those things which they hallow unto me: vows, and for all his freewill-offerings, I am the LORD.

which they will offer unto the Lord for 3 Say unto them, Whosoever he be of a burnt-offering: all your seed among your generations, 19 Ye shall ofer at your own will a that goeth unto the holy things, which the male without blemish of the beeves, of children of Israel hallow unto the LORD, the sheep, or of the goats. having his uncleanness upon him, that soul 20 But whatsoever hath a blemish, that shall be cut off from my presence: I am shall ye not offer: for it shall not be acthe LORD.

ceptable for you. 4 "What man soever of the seed of Aa- 21 And whosoever offercth a sacrifice ron is a leper, or hath a running issue ; he of peace-offerings unto the Lord to acshall not eat of the holy things, until he complish his vow, or a freewill-offering in be clean. And whoso toucheth any thing beeves, or sheep, it shallbe perfect to be acThat is unclean by the dead, or a man cepted: there shall be no blemish therein. whose seed goeth from him;

22 Blind, or broken, or maimed, or 5 Or whosoever toucheth any creeping having a wen, or scurvy, or scabbed, ye thing, whereby he may be made unclean, shall not offer these unto the Lord, nor or a man of whom he may take unclean- make an offering by fire of them upon ness, whatscever uncleanness he hath : the altar unto the LORD.

6. The soul which hath touched any 23 Either a bullock, or a lamb that hath such shall be unclean until even, and shall any thing superfluous or lacking in his not eat of the holy things, unless he wash parts, that marest thou offer for a freehis flesh with water.

will-offering; but for a vow it shall not 7 And when the sun is down, he shall be accepted. be clean, and shall afterward eat of the 24 Ye shall not offer unto the LORD holy things, because it is his food. that which is bruised, or crushed, or brok

8 That which dieth of itself, or is torn en, or cit; neither shall ye make any with beasts, he shall not cat to defile him- firing thereof in your land. self therewith: I am the Lord.

25 Neither from a stranger's hand shall 9 They shall therefore keep mine ordi- ye offer the bread of your God of any of nance, lest they bear sin for it, and die these, because their corruption is in then, therefore, if they profane it: I the LORD and blenishes be in them: they shall not do sanctify them.

be accepted for you. 10 & There shall no stranger cat of the 26 TAnd the Lord spake unto Moses, holy thing: a sojourner of the priest, or saying, an hired servant, shall not eat of the holy 27 When a bullock, or a sheep, or a thing.

goat is brought forth, the: it shall be ii But if she priest buy any soul with seven days under tre dam; and from the his money, he shall eat of it, and he that eighth day and thenceforth it shall be acis born in his house : they shall eat of his cepted for an offering made by five unto meat.

the LORD. 12 If the priest's daughter also be mar- 28 And toleberitbecow,orewe, yeshall ried unto a stranger, she may not eat of not kill it and her young both in one day, an offering of the holy things.

29 | And when ye will offer a sacrifice 13 But if the priest's daughter be a wid- of thanksgiving unto the LORD, ofier it ow, or divorced, and have no child, and at your own will. is returned unto her father's house, as in 30 On the same day it shall be eaten heryouth, she shalleatof her father'sıcat; up, ye shall leave none of it until the more but there shall no stranger eat thereof. row: I am the Lord.

14 And if a man eat of the holy thing 31 Therefore shall ye keep my comunwittingly, then he shall put the fifth mandments, and do them: Iam the LORD. fart thereof unto it, and shall give it unto 32 Neither shail ye profane my holy the priest, with the holy thing.

name; but I will be hallowed among the 15 And they shall not profane the holy children of Israel: Ian: the Lord which things of the children of Israel whici they hallow you, cffer unto the LORD;

33 That brought you out of the land of 16 Or suffer them to bear the iniquity Egypt, to be your God: I am the LORD. of trespass, when they eat their holy

CHAP. XXIII. things: for I the LORD do sanctify them. | 1 Of sundry feasts. 26 The day of atone

17 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 18 Speak unto Aaron, and to his sons,

AND the Lord spake unto Moses, and into all the children of Israel, and 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and


112 Of sundry feasts LEVITICUS.

and offerings. say unto them, Concerning the feasts of the seven lambs without blemish of the first LORD, which ye shall proclaim to be holy year, and one young bullock, and two convocations, even these are my feasts. rams: they shall be for a burnt-offering

3 | Six days shall work be done: but the unto the LORD, with their meat-offering, seventh day is the sabbath of rest, an holy and their drink-offerings, even an offering convocation : ye shall do no work there- made by fire of a sweet savour unto the in : it is the sabbath of the Lord in all

LORD. Four dwellings.

19 Then ye shall sacrifice one kid of the 4 These are the feasts of the Lord, goats for a sin-offering, and two lambs of even holy convocations, which ye shall the first year for a sacrifice of peaceproclaim in their seasons.

offerings. 5 In the fourteenth day of the first 20 And the priest shall wave them with month at even is the Lord's passover. the bread of the first-fruits for a wave-of

6 And on the fifteenth day of the same fering before the LORD, with the two month is the feast of unleavened bread un- lambs : they shall be holy to the LORD to the Lord: seven days ye must eat un

for the priest. learencd bread.

21 And ye shall proclaim on the self7 In the first day ye shall have an holy same day, ihat it may be an holy convo convocation : ye shall do no servile work cation unto you : ye shall do no servile therein.

work therein. It shall be a statute for 8 But ye shall offer an offering made by ever in all your dwellings throughout your fire unto the LORD seven days : in the generations. seventh day is an holy convocation, ye 22 | And when ye reap the harvest of shall do no servile work therein.

your land, thou shalt not make clean rid9 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, dance of the corners of thy field when thou saying;

reapest, neither shalt thou gather any 10 Speak unto the children of Israel, gleaning of thy harvest : thou shalt leave and say unto them, When ye be come in- them unto the poor, and to the stranger : to the land which I give unto you, and I am the LORD your God. shall reap the harvest thereof, then ye 23 And the LORD spake unto Moses, shall bring a shcaf of the first-fruits of saying, your harvest unto the priest :

24 Speak unto the children of Israel, 11 And he shall wave the sheaf before

saying, In the seventh month, in the first the LORD, to be accepted for you: on the day of the monti, shall ye have a sabbath, morrow after the sabbath the priest shall a memorial of blowing of trumpets, ad wave it.

holy convocation. 12 And ye shall offer that day when yo 25 Ye shall do no servile work therein; wave the sheafand he-lamb without blem-' but ye shall cffer an offering made by fire ish of the first year for a burri-offering unto the Lord. unto the LORD.

26 9 And the LORD spake unto Meses, 13 And the meat-offering thereof sha!! saying; be two tenth-leals of fine four mingled 27 Also on the tenth day of this seventh with oil, an offering made by fire unto the month there shall be a day of atonement; Lord for a sweet savour: anil the drink- || it shall be an holy convocation unto you, offering thereof shall be of wine, the fourth and ye shall añict your souls, and offer fart of an hin.

an vikering made by fire unto the Lord. 14 And ye shall eat neither bread, nor 29 Andve shalldo no work in that same parched corn, nor green cars, until the day; for it is a day of atonement, to make self-same day that ye have brought an of- an atonement for you before the LORD fering unto your God: it shall be a statute your God. for ever throughout your generations in 29 For whatsoever soul it be that shall all yonr dwellings.

not be afflicted in that same day, he shall 15 Ard ye shall count unto you from be cut off from among his people. the morrow after the sabbath, from the 30 And whatsoever soul it be that doeth day that ye brought the sheaf of the wave- any work in that same day, the same soul offering; se en sabbathsshall be complete: will I destroy from among his people.

16 Eren unto the morrow after the sev- 31 Ye shall do no manner of work. It enth sabbath shall ye number fifty days; i shall be a statute for ever throughout your and ye shall offer a new meat-offering generations in all your dwellings. unto the Lord.

32 It shall be unto you a sabbath of rest, 17 Ye shall bring out of your habitations and ye shall afflict your souls in the ninth two wave-loaves of two tenth-deals: they day of the month at even: from even unte shall be of fine flour, they shall be baken even, shall ye celebrate your sabbath. with leaven, they are the first-fruits unto 33' 1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, the LORD.

saying, 18 And ye shall_offer with the bread 34 Speak unto the children of Israci,

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