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The Levites several offices. CHAP. IV.

Their number. 123 the sons of Kohath in the tabernacle of 31 And this is the charge of their burthe congregation.

den, according to all their service in the 16 And to the office of Eleazar the tabernacle of the congregation; the boards son of Aaron the priest pertaineth the oil of the tabernacle, and the bars thereof, for the light, and the sweet incense, and and the pillars thereof, and sockets therethe daily meat-offering, and the anointing of, oil, and the oversight of all the tabernacle, 32 And the pillars of the court round and of all that therein is, in the sanctu- about, and their sockets, and their pins, ary, and in the vessels thereof.

and their cords, with all their instru17 And the LORD spake unto Moses ments, and with all their service: and by and unto Aaron, saying,

name ye shall reckon the instruments of 18 Cut ye not off the tribe of the fami- the charge of their burden. lies of the Kohathites from among the 33 This is the service of the families of Levites :

the sons of Merari, according to all their 19 But thus do unto them, that they service, in the tabernacle of the congremay live, and not die, when they ap- gation, under the hand of Ithamar the proach unto the most holy things: Aa- son of Aaron the priest. mon and his sons shall go in, and appoint 34 1 And Moses and Aaron and the them every one to his service and to his chief of the congregation numbered the burden :

sons of the Kohathites after their families, 20 But they shall not go in to see when and after-the house of their fathers, the holy things are covered, lest they die. 35 From thirty years old and upward

21 © And the LORD spake unto Moses, even unto fifty years old, every one that saying,

entereth into the service, for the work in 22 Take also the sum of the sons of || the tabernacle of the congregation: Gershen, throughout the house of their 36 And those that were numbered of fathers, by their families;

them by their families were two thousand 23 From thirty years old and upward | seven hundred and fifty. until fifty years old shalt thou number 37 These were they that were numthem; all that enter in to perform the || bered of the families of the Kohathites, service, to do the work in the tabernacle | all that might do service in the taberof the congregation.

nacle of the congregation, which Moses 24 This is the service of the families of and Aaron did number according to the the Gershonites, to serve, and for burdens: || commandment of the LORD by the hand

25 And they shall bear the curtains of of Moses. the tabernacle, and the tabernacle of the 38 And those that were numbered of congregation, his covering, and the cor- the sons of Gerslion, throughout their famering of the badgers skins that is above ilies, and by the house of their fathers, upon it, and the hanging for the door of 39 From thirty years old and upward the tabernacle of the congregation, even unto fifty years old, every one that

26 And the hangings of the court, and entereth into the service, for the work in the hanging for the door of the gate of the the tabernacle of the congregation, court, which is by the tabernacle and by the altar round about, and their cords, them, throughout their families, by the and all the instruments of their service, house of their fathers, were two thousand and all that is made for them : so shall and six hundred and thirty, they serve.

41 These are they that were numbered 27 At the appointment of Aaron and of the families of the sons of Gershon, of his sons shall be all the service of the all that might do service in the tabernasons of the Gershonites, in all their bur- cle of the congregation, whom Moses and dens, and in all their service: and ye Aaron did number according to the comshall appoint unto them in charge all mandment of the LORD. their burdens.

42 | And those that were numbered of 28 This is the service of the families of the families of the sons of Merari, throughthe sons of Gershon in the tabernacle of out their families, by the house of their the congregation : and their charge shall ! fathers, be under the hand of Ithamar the son of 43 From thirty years old and upward Aaron the priest.

even unto fifty years old, every one that 29 { As for the sons of Merari, thou entereth into the service, for the work shalt number them after their families, in the tabernacle of the congregation, by the house of their fathers;

44 Even those that were numbered of 30 From thirty years old and upward them after their families, were three even unto fifty years old shalt thou num- thousand and two hundred. ber them, every one that entereth into 45 These be those that were numberthe service, to do the work of the taber- ed of the families of the sons of Merari, wacle of the congregation,

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124 The unclean put out of camp. NUMBERS. The trial of jealousy. cording to the word of the Lord by the say unto them, If any man's wife go aside, hand of Moses.

and commit a trespass against him, 46 All those that were numbered of 13 And a man lie with her carnally, and the Levites, whom Moses and Aaron and it be hid from the eyes of her husband, the chief of Israel numbered, after their and be kept close, and she be defiled, and families, and after the house of their fa- there be no witness against her, neither she thers,

be taken with the manner ; 47 From thirty years old and upward 14 And the spirit of jealousy come up; even unto fifty years old, every one that on him, and he be jealous of his wife, and came to do the service of the ministry, she be defiled : or if the spirit of jealousy and the service of the burden in the tab | come upon him, and he be jealous of his ernacle of the congregation,

wife, and she be not defiled : 48 Even those that were numbered of 15 Then shall the man bring his wife them, were eight thousand and five hun- unto the priest, and he shall bring her dred and fourscore.

offering for her, the tenth part of an e49 According to the commandment of phah of barley-meal; he shall pour no oil the Lord they were numbered by the upon it, nor put frankincense thereon ; band of Moses, every one according to for it is an offering of jealousy, an offerhis service, and according to his burden: ing of memorial, briiging iniquity to rethus were they numbered of him, as the membrance: LORD commanded Moses.

16 And the priest shall bring her near, CHAP. V.

and set her before the LORD: 1 The unclean put out of the camp. 5 Resti- 17 And the priest shall take holy water

tution enjoined. 11 T'he trial of jealousy. in an earthen vessel ; and of the dust that A Dithe LORD spake unto Moses, shine the kinompof the tabernacle the priest

2 Command the children of Israel, that 18 And the priest shall set the woman they put out of the camp every leper, and before the LORD, and uncover the womevery one that hath an issue, and whoso an's head, and put the offering of memoever is defiled by the dead:

rial in her hands, which is the jealousy-of3 Both male and female shall ye put fering: and the priest shall have in his hand out, without the camp shall ye put them ; | the bitter water that causeth the curse : that they defile not their camps, in the 19 And the priest shall charge her by an midst whereof I dwell.

oath, and say unto the woman, If no man 4 And the children of Israel did so, ll have lien with thee, and if thou hast not and put them out without the camp: as gone aside to uncleanness with another inthe LORD spake unto Moses, so did the stead of thy husband, be thou free from children of Israel.

this bitter water that causeth the curse: 5.1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, 20 But if thou hast gone aside to ansaying,

other instead of thy husband, and if thou 6 Speak unto the children of Israel, ll be defiled, and some man hath lien with When a man or woman shall committhee beside thine husband : any sin that men commit; to do a tres- 21 Then the priest shall charge the pass against the Lord, and that person be woman with an oath of cursing, and the guilty;

priest shall say unto the woman, The 7. Then they shall confess their sin | LORD make thee a curse and an oath which they have done : and he shall rec- among thy people, when the Lord doth ompense his trespass with the principal make thy thigh to rot, and thy belly to thereof, and add unto it the fifth part || swell; thereof, and give it unto him against 22 And this water that causeth the whom he hath trespassed.

curse shall go into thy bowels, to make 8 But if the man have no kinsman to thy belly to swell, and thy thigh to rot. recompense the trespass unto, let the tres- And the woman shall say, Amen, amen. pass be recompensed unto the LORD, even 23 And the priest shall write these to the priest; beside the ram of the atone- curses in a book, and he shall blot them ment, whereby an atonement shall be out with the bitter water : made for him.

24 And he shall cause the woman to 9 And every offering of all the holy | drink the bitter water that causeth the things of the children of Israel, which curse : and the water that causeth the they bring unto the priest, shall be his. curse shall enter into her, and become bit

10 And every man's hallowed things ter. shall be his : whatsoever any man giveth 25 Then the priest shall take the jeal. the priest, it shall be his.

ousy-offering out of the woman's hand, 11 1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, and shall wave the offering before the saying,

LORD, and offer it upon the altar: 12Sneak unto the children of Israel, and 26 And the priest shall take an hand,

The law of the Nazarite. Chap. vi. The form of blessing the people. 125 ful of the offering, even the memorial bring two turtles, or two young pigeons, thereof, and burn it upon the altar, and to the priest, to the door of the tabernaafterward shall cause the woman to drink cle of the congregation : the water.

11 And the priest shall offer the one for 27 And when he hath made her todrink a sin-offering, and the other for a burntthe water, then it shall come to pass, that, offering, and make an atonement for him, if she be defiled, and have done trespass for that he sinned by the dead, and shall against her husband, that the water that hallow his head that same day. causeth the curse shall enter into her, and 12 And he shall consecrate unto the become bitter, and her belly shall swell, Lord the days of his separation, and shall and her thigh shall rot: and the woman bring a lamb of the first year fora trespassshall be a curse among her people. offering: but the days that were before

28 And if the woman be not defiled, shall be lost, because his separation was but be clean ; then she shall be free, and defiled. shall conceive seed.

13 And this is the law of the Nazarite, 29 This is the law of jealousies, when When the days of his separation are fulfilla wife goeth aside to another instead of ed: he shall be brought unto the door of her husband, and is defiled ;

the tabernacle of the congregation: 30 Or when the spirit of jealousy com- 14 And he shall offer his offering unto eth upon him, and he be jealous over his the LORD, one he-lamb of the first year wife, and shall set the woman before the without blemish for a burnt-offering, and LORD, and the priest shall execute upon one ewe-lamb of the first year without her all this law.

blemish for a sin-offering, and one ram 31 Then shall the man be guiltless from without blemish for peace-offerings, miquity, and this woman shall bear her 15 And a basket of unleavened bread, iniquity.

cakes of fine flour mingled with oil, and CHAP. VI.

wafers of unleavened bread anointed with 1 The law of the Nazarite, 22 The oil, and their meat-offering and their drink

form of blessing the people. offerings. AND the Lord spake unto Moses,

16 And the priest shall bring them be

fore the Lord, and shall offer his sin2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and offering, and his burnt-offering: say unto them, When either man or wom- 17 And he shall offer the ram for a saan shall separate themselves to vow a crifice of peace-offerings unto the LORD, vow of a Nazarite, to separate themselves with the basket of unleavened bread: the unto the LORD:

priest shall offer also his meat-offering, and 3 He shall separate himself from wine his drink-offering. and strong drink, and shall drink no vine- 18 And the Nazarite shall shave the gar of wine, or vinegar of strong drink, head of his separation at the door of the neither shall he drink any liquor of grapes, tabernacle of the congregation, and shall nor eat moist grapes, or dried.

take the hair of the head of his separation, 4 All the days of his separation shall he and put it in the fire which is under the eat nothing that is made of the vine-tree, sacrifice of the peace-offerings. from the kernels even to the husk.

19 And the priest shall take the sodden 5 All the days of the vow of his sepa- || shoulder of the ram, and one unlcavened ration there shall no razor come upon his cake out f the basket, and one unicavened head : until the days be fulfilled, in the wafer, and shall put them upon the hands which he separateth himself unto the of the Nazarite, after the hair of his scpLORD, he shall be holy, and shall let the aration is shaven: locks of the hair of his head grow.

20 And the priest shall wave them for 6 All the days that he separateth him- a wave-offering before the Lord: this is self unto the Lord, he shall come at no holy for the priest, with the wave-breast, dead body.

and heave-shoulder: and after that, the 7 He shall not make himself unclean | Nazarite may drink wine. for his father, or for his mother, for his 21 This is the law of the Nazaritc who brother, or for his sister, when they die : 1 hath vowed, and of his offering unto the because the consecration of his God is Lord for his separation, beside that that upon his head.

his hand shall get; according to the vow 8 All the days of his separation he is which he vowed, so he must do after the holy unto the LORD.

law of his separation. 9 And if any man die very suddenly by 22 { And the LORD spake unto Moses, him, and he hath defiled the head of his saying, Consecration; then he shall shave luis head 23 Speak unto Aaron and unto his so?ls, in the day of his cleansing, on the seventh saying, On this wise ye shall bless the day shall he shave it.

children of Israel, saying unto them, 10 And on the eighth dat he shall 24 The Lord bless thee, and keep thce:

126 The princes offerings at the NUMBERS. dedication of the tabernacle.

25 The LORD make his face shine up- 11 two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five on thee, and be gracious unto thee: lambs of the first year: this was the offer

26 The LORD lift up his countenance || ing of Nahshon the son of Amminadab. upon thee, and give thee peace.

18 On the second day Nethaneel the 27 And they shall put my name upon the son of Zuar, prince of Issachar, did offer: children of Israel, and I will bless them. 19 He offered for his offering one silver CHAP. VII.

charger, the weight whereof was an hun1, 10 The princes offerings. 89 God dred and thirty shekels, one silver bowl of speaketh to Moses from the mercy-seat. seventy shekels, after the shekel of the A :

ND it came to pass on the day that sanctuary ; both of them full of fine flour cle, and had anointed it, and sanctified it 20 One spoon of gold of ten shekels, full and all the instruments thereof, both the of incense: altar and all the vessels thereof, and had 21 One young bullock, one ram, one anointed them, and sanctified them ; lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering :

2 That the princes of Israel, heads of 22 One kid of the goats for a sin-offering: the house of their fathers, who were the 23 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, princes of the tribes, and were over them two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five that were numbered, offered :

lambs of the first year: this was the of3 And they brought their offering be- fering of Nethaneel the son of Zuar. fore the LORD, six covered waggons, and 24 On the third day Eliah the son of twelve oxen; a waggon for two of the Helon, prince of the children of Zebulun, princes, and for each one an ox: and they did offer : brought them before the tabernacle. 25 His offering was one silver charger,

4 And the Lord spake unto Moses, the weight whereof was an hundred and saying,

thirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy 5 Take it of them, that they may be to shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; do the service of the tabernacle of the con- both of them' full of fine flour mingled gregation; and thou shalt give them unto with oil for a meat-offering: the Levites, to every man according to 26 One golden spoon of ten shekels, his service.

full of incense: 6 And Moses took the waggons and the 27 One young bullock, one ram, one oxen, and gave them unto the Levites. lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering:

7 Two waggons and four oxen he gave 28 One kid of the goats for a sin-offerunto the sons of Gershon, according to ing : their service:

29 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, 8 And four waggons and eight oxen he two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five gave unto the sons of Merari, according lambs of the first year: this was the ofunto their service, under the hand offering of Eliab the son of Helon. Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest. 30 7 On the fourth day Elizur the son

9 But unto the sons of Kohath he gave of Shedeur, prince of the children of Reupone: because the service of the sanctuary | ben, did offer : belonging unto them was that they should 31 His offering was one silver charger, bear upon their shoulders.

of the weight of an hundred and thirty 10 C And the princes offered for dedi- shekels, one silver bowl of seventy shekels, cating of the altar in the day that it was after the shekel of the sanctuary ; both of anointed, even the princes offered their them full of fine flour mingled with oil offering before the altar.

for a meat-offering: 11 And the LORD said unto Moses, 32 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full They shall offer their offering, each prince of incense : on his da; for the dedicating of the altar. 33 One young bullock, one ram, one

12 9 And he that offered his offering | lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering: the first day was Nahshon the son of Am- 34 One kid of the goats for a sin-offering: minadab, of the tribe of Judal:

35 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, 15 And his offering was one silver charg-two oxen, tive rams, five he-goats, five er, the weight whereof rvasan hundred and | lambs of the first year: this was the ofthirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy fering of Elizur the son of Shedeur. shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; 36 T On the fifth day Shelumiel the son both of them were full of fine flour min- of Zurishaddai, prince of the children of gled with oil for a meat-offering:

Simeon, did offer : 14 One spoon of ten shekels of gold, 37 His offering was one silver charger, full of incense:

the weight whereof was an hundred and 15 One young bullock, one ram, one thirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering: shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary;

16 One kid of the goats for a sin-offering: both of them full of fine flour mingled 17 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, with oil for a meat-offering :

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The ftrinces offerings at the CHAP. VŲ. dedication of the tabernacle. 127 38 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full 61 His offering was one silver charger, of incense:

the weight whereof was an hundred and 39 One young bullock, one ram, one thirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering : shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary;

40 One kid of the goats for a sin-offering: both of them full of fine flour mingled

41 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, with oil for a meat-offering : two oxen, five rams, five hc-goats, tive 62 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full lambs of the first year: this quas the offer- of incense : ing of Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai. 63 One young bullock, one ram, one

42 On the sixth day Eliasaph the son lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering : of Devel, prince of the children of Gad, 64 One kid of the goats for a sin-offering: offered:

65 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, 43 His offering was one silver charger, two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, tive of the weight of an hundred and thirty lambs of the first year: this wis the ofshekels, a silver bowl of seventy shekels, fering of Abidan the son of Gideoni. after the shekel of the sanctuary ; both of 66 T On the tenth day Ahiczer the son them full of fine flour mingled with oil for of Ammishaddai, prince of the children a meat offering:

of Dan, offered : 44 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full 67 His offering was one silver charger, of incense :

the weight whereof was an hundred and 45 One young bullock, one ram, one thirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy Mamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering: shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary;

46 One kid of the goats for a sin-offering: both of them full of fine flour mingled

47 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, with oil for a meat-offering : two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five 68 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full lambs of the first year: this was the of- of incense : fering of Eliasaph the son of Deuel. 69 One young bullock, one ram, one

48 SOn the seventh day Elishama the lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering: son of Ammihud, prince of the children of 70 One kid of the goats for a sin-offering: Ephraim, offered:

71 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, 49 His offering was one silver charger, I two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five the weight whereof was an hundred and lambs of the first year: this was the ofthirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy fering of Ahiezer the son of Ammishadshekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; dai. both of them full of fine flour mingled with 72 [ On the eleventh day Pagiel the cil for a meat-offering :

son of Ocran, prince of the children of 50 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full || Asher, offered: of incense:

73 His offering was one silver charger, 31 One young bullock, one ram, one the weight whereof was an hundred and Pamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering: thirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy

52 One kid of the goats for a sin-offering : || shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary;

53 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, both of them full of fine four mingled two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five with oil for a meat-offering: lambs of the first year: this was the offer- 74 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full ing of Elishama the son of Ammihud. of incense :

54 (On the eighth day offered Gama- 75 One young bullock, one ram, one Kel the son of Pedahzur, prince of the chil- lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering: dren of Manasseh :

76 One kid of the goats fora sin-offcring: 55 His offering was one silver charger, 77 And for a sacririce of peace-offerings, of the weight of an hundred and thirty two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five ahekels, one silver bowl of seventy shekels, lambs of the first ycar: this suas the ofafter the shekel of the sanctuary ; both offering of Pagiel the son of Ocran. them full of fine flour mingled with oil for 78 T On the twelfth day Ahira the son a meat-offering :

of Enan, prince of the children of Naph56 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full | tali, offered: of incense :

79 His offering was one silver charger, 57 One young bullock, one ram, one the weight whereof was an hundred and lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering : | thirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy

58 One kid of the goats for a sin-offering: shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary;

59 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, both of them full of fine flour mingled two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five with oil for a meat-offering : Lambs of the first year: tiis rvas the of- 80 One golden spoon of ten shekels, fering of Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur. full of incense:

60 f On the ninth day Abidan the son 81 One young bullock, one ram, one of Gideoni, prinet of the cisteren of Ben- lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering: jamn, ogfired:

82 One kitlof the goats for a sin-offering:

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