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A repetition of sundry laws. LEVITICUS.
Of cursing parents, &c. tabernacle of the congregation, even a ram in Israel, that giveth any of his seed unto for a trespass-offering. Molech, he shall surely be put to death: 22 And the priest shall make an atone- the people of the land shall stone him with ment for him with the ram of the trespass- stones.
offering before the LORD for his sin which 3 And I will set my face against that he hath done; and the sin which he hath man, and will cut him off from among his done shall be forgiven him. people; because he hath given of his 23 T And when ye shall come into the seed unto Molech, to defile my sanctuary, land, and shall have planted all manner of and to profane my holy name. trees for food; then ye shall count the 4 T And if the people of the land do any when fruit thereof as uncircumcised: three years ways hide their eyes from the man, shall it be as uncircumcised unto you; it he giveth of his seed unto Molech, and kill shall not be eaten of. him not
24 But in the fourth year all the fruit thereof shall be holy to praise the LORD withal.
5 Then I will set my face against that man, and against his family, and will cut him off, and all that go a whoring after 25 And in the fifth year shall ye eat of him, to commit whoredom with Molech, the fruit thereof, that it may yield unto from among their people.
you the increase thereof: I am the LORD 6 ¶ And the soul that turneth after such your God. as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, 26T Ye shall not eat any thing with the to go a whoring after them, I will even set blood: neither shall ye use enchantment, my face against that soul, and will cut him nor observe times. off from among his people. 27 Ye shall not round the corners of 7 Sanctify yourselves therefore and your heads, neither shalt thou mar the be ye holy: for I am the LORD your God. corners of thy beard. 8 And ye shall keep my statutes, and 23 Ye shall not make any cuttings in do them: I am the LORD which sanctify your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks you. upon you: I am the LORD.
9 For every one that curseth his fa29 T 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 T And the man that committeth
30 Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and adultery with another man's wife, even he reverence my sanctuary: I am the LORD. that committeth adultery with his neigh31 Regard not them that have fami- bour's wife, the adulterer and the adulteliar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to ress shall surely be put to death. be defiled by them: I am the LORD your 11 ¶ And the man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's 32 T Thou shalt rise up before the hoa- nakedness: both of them shall surely be ry head, and honour the face of the old put to death: their blood shall be upon them. man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD. 12 And if a man lie with his daughter
33 And if a stranger sojourn with in-law, both of them shall surely be put to thee in your land, ye shall not vex him. death: they have wrought confusion; their 34 But the stranger that dwelleth with blood shall be upon them. you shall be unto you as one born among 13 ¶ If a man also lie with mankind, as you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; he lieth with a woman, both of them have for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: committed an abomination: they shall I am the LORD your God. surely be put to death; their blood shall 35 ¶ Ye shall do no unrighteousness in be upon them. judgment, in mete-yard, in weight, or in
14 ¶ And if a man take a wife and her mother, it is wickedness: they shall be 36 Just balances, just weights, a just burnt with fire, both he and they; that ephah, and a just hin shall ye have: I am there be no wickedness among you. the LORD your God, which brought you 15 T And if a man lie with a beast, he out of the land of Egypt. shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast,
37 Therefore shall ye observe all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them: I am the LORD. CHAP. XX.
16 And if a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt kill the woman and the beast; they shall surely
AND the LORD spake unto Moses, say- be put to death; their blood shall be upon
ing, 2T Again thou shalt say to the children 17 And if a man shall take his sister, his of Israel, Whosoever he be of the children father's daughter, or his mother's daughof Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn ter, and see her nakedness, and she see his
Of the priests' mourning, marriages, and blemishes. nakedness: it is a wicked thing; and they a chief man among his people, to profane shall be cut off in the sight of their peo- himself.
ple: he hath uncovered his sister's naked- 5 They shall not make baldness upon ness; he shall bear his iniquity. their head, neither shall they shave off the 18 And if a man shall lie with a wo-corner of their beard, nor make any cutman having her sickness, and shall uncover tings in their flesh.
her nakedness; he hath discovered her 6 They shall be holy unto their God, fountain, and she hath uncovered the and not profane the name of their God: fountain of her blood: and both of them for the offerings of the LORD made by fire, shall be cut off from among their people. and the bread of their God they do offer: therefore they shall be holy.
7 They shall not take a wife that is a whore, or profane; neither shall they take woman put away from her husband: for he is holy unto his God.
19 T And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister: for he uncovereth his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity. 20 And if a man shall lie with his uncle's wife, he hath uncovered his uncle's naked- 8 Thou shalt sanctify him therefore, ness: they shall bear their sin; they shall for he offereth the bread of thy God: he die childless. shall be holy unto thee: for I the LORD, 21 And if a man shall take his brother's which sanctify you, am holy. wife, it is an unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.
22 ¶ Ye shall therefore keep all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them: that the land whither I bring you to dwell therein, spue you not out.
23 And ye shall not walk in the manners of the nations which I cast out before you: for they committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred them.
9 And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt with fire.
10 And he that is the high priest among his brethren, upon whose head the anointing oil was poured, and that is consecrated to put on the garments, shall not uncover his head, nor rend his clothes;
11 Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or 24 But I have said unto you, Ye shall for his mother; inherit their land, and I will give it unto 12 Neither shall he go out of the sancyou to possess it, a land that floweth with tuary, nor profane the sanctuary of his milk and honey: I am the LORD your God; for the crown of the anointing oil of God, which have separated you from other his God is upon him: I am the LORD. people.
13 T And he shall take a wife in her
14 A widow, or a divorced woman, or profane, or a harlot, these shall he not take: but he shall take a virgin of his own people to wife.
25 Ye shall therefore put difference be- virginity. tween clean beasts and unclean, and between unclean fowls and clean: and ye shall not make your souls abominable by beast or by fowl, or by any manner of living thing that creepeth on the ground, 15 Neither shall he profane his seed which I have separated from you as un- among his people: for I the LORD do sanctify him.
26 And ye shall be holy unto me: for I the LORD am holy, and have severed you from other people, that ye should be mine. 27 TA man also or a woman that hath a familiar spirit, or that is a wizard, shall surely be put to death: they shall stone them with stones: their blood shall be upon them.
ND the LORD said unto Moses, Speak AND the pests the gooses, Speak and say unto them, There shall none be defiled for the dead among his people:
2 But for his kin, that is near unto him, that is, for his mother, and for his father, and for his son, and for his daughter, and for his brother,
16 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
17 T Speak unto Aaron, saying, Whosoever he be of thy seed in their generations that hath any blemish, let him not approach to offer the bread of his God:
18 For whatsoever man he be that hath a blemish, he shall not approach: a blind man, or a lame, or he that hath a flat nose, or any thing superfluous,
19 Or a man that is broken-footed, or broken-handed,
20 Or crook-backed, or a dwarf, or that hath a blemish in his eye, or be scurvy, or scabbed, or hath his stones broken;
21 No man that hath a blemish of the seed of Aaron the priest shall come nigh 3 And for his sister a virgin, that is nigh to offer the offerings of the LORD made by unto him, which hath had no husband: for fire; he hath a blemish, he shall not come her may he be defiled. nigh to offer the bread of his God.
4 But he shall not defile himself, being
22 He shall eat the bread of his God,
When the priests are to abstain from holy things. both of the most holy, and of the holy. 14 And if a man eat of the holy thing 23 Only he shall not go in unto the vail, unwittingly, then he shall put the fifth part nor come nigh unto the altar, because he thereof unto it, and shall give it unto the hath a blemish; that he profane not my priest, with the holy thing. sanctuaries: for I the LORD do sanctify them.
24 And Moses told it unto Aaron, and to his sons, and unto all the children of Israel. CHAP. XXII.
15 And they shall not profane the holy things of the children of Israel which they offer unto the LORD:
16 Or suffer them to bear the iniquity of trespass, when they eat their holy things:
AND the LORD spake unto Moses, say- for I the LORD do sanctify them.
17 ¶ And the LORD spake unto Moses,
2 Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, saying, that they separate themselves from the 18 Speak unto Aaron, and to his sons, holy things of the children of Israel, and and unto all the children of Israel, and say that they profane not my holy name in unto them, Whatsoever he be of the house those things which they hallow unto me: of Israel, or of the strangers in Israel, that I am the LORD. will offer his oblation for all his vows, and
3 Say unto them, Whosoever he be of for all his free-will-offerings, which they all your seed among your generations, that will offer unto the LORD for a burnt-offergoeth unto the holy things, which the ing:
children of Israel hallow unto the LORD, 19 Ye shall offer at your own will a having his uncleanness upon him, that soul male without blemish,of the beeves, of the shall be cut off from my presence: I am sheep, or of the goats. 20 But whatsoever hath a blemish, that
4 What man soever of the seed of Aaron shall ye not offer: for it shall not be acis a leper, or hath a running issue; he shall ceptable for you.
not eat of the holy things, until he be clean. 21 And whosoever offereth a sacrifice of And whoso toucheth any thing that is un-peace-offerings unto the LORD to accomclean by the dead, or a man whose seed plish his vow, or a free-will-offering in goeth from him; beeves, or sheep, it shall be perfect to be 5 Or whosoever toucheth any creeping accepted: there shall be no blemish therein. thing, whereby he may be made unclean, 22 Blind, or broken, or maimed, or or a man of whom he may take unclean- having a wen, or scurvy, or scabbed, ye ness, whatsoever uncleanness he hath : shall not offer these unto the LORD, nor make an offering by fire of them upon the altar unto the LORD.
6 T The soul which hath touched any such shall be unclean until even, and shall not eat of the holy things, unless he wash his flesh with water.
7 And when the sun is down, he shall be clean, and shall afterward eat of the holy things, because it is his food.
8 That which dieth of itself, or is torn with beasts, he shall not eat to defile himself therewith: I am the LORD.
9 They shall therefore keep mine ordinance, lest they bear sin for it, and die therefore,if they profane it: I the LORD do sanctify them.
10 There shall no stranger eat of the holy thing a sojourner of the priest, or a hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.
11 But if the priest buy any soul with his money, he shall eat of it, and he that is born in his house: they shall eat of his
12 If the priest's daughter also be married unto a stranger, she may not eat of an offering of the holy things.
23 Either a bullock, or a lamb that hath any thing superfluous or lacking in his parts, that mayest thou offer for a freewill-offering; but for a vow it shall not be accepted.
24 Ye shall not offer unto the LORD that which is bruised, or crushed, or broken, or cut; neither shall ye make any offering thereof in your land.
25 Neither from a stranger's hand shall ye offer the bread of your God of any of these; because their corruption is in them, and blemishes be in them: they shall not be accepted for you.
26 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
27 When a bullock, or a sheep, or a goat is brought forth, then it shall be seven days under the dam; and from the eighth day and thenceforth it shall be accepted for an offering made by fire unto the LORD.
28 And whether it be cow, or ewe, ye shall not kill it and her young both in one day.
13 But if the priest's daughter be a widow, or divorced, and have no child, and is returned unto her father's house, as 29 T And when ye will offer a sacrifice in her youth, she shall eat of her father's of thanksgiving unto the LORD, offer it at meat; but there shall no stranger eat your own will. thereof.
30 On the same day it shall be eaten up,
The day of atonement. Of sundry feasts. ye shall leave none of it until the morrow: for ever throughout your generations in all your dwellings. am the LORD.
15 ¶ And ye shall count unto you from 31 Therefore shall ye keep my commandments, and do them: I am the the morrow after the sabbath, from the day that ye brought the sheaf of the wave-ofLORD, 16 Even unto the morrow after the se32 Neither shall ye profane my holy fering; seven sabbaths shall be complete : name; but I will be hallowed among the and ye shall offer a new meat-offering unto hildren of Israel: I am the LORD which venth sabbath shall ye number fifty days; hallow you, 33 That brought you out of the land of the LORD. Egypt, to be your God: I am the LORD. CHAP. XXIII.
17 Ye shall bring out of your habitations two wave-loaves of two tenth-deals: they
AND the LORD spake unto Moses, say-shall be of fine flour, they shall be baken
with leaven, they are the first-fruits unto
18 And ye shall offer with the bread 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and the LORD. say unto them, Concerning the feasts of the LORD, which ye shall proclaim to be holy seven lambs without blemish of the first year, and one young bullock, and two convocations, even these are my feasts. 3 Six days shall work be done: but rams: they shall be for a burnt-offering the seventh day is the sabbath of rest, unto the LORD, with their meat-offering, a holy convocation: ye shall do no work and their drink-offerings, even an offering therein: it is the sabbath of the LORD in made by fire of sweet savour unto the all your dwellings.
4 T These are the feasts of the LORD, even holy convocations, which ye shall proclaim in their seasons.
5 In the fourteenth day of the first month at even is the LORD's passover.
19 Then ye shall sacrifice one kid of the first year for a sacrifice of peace-offerings. goats for a sin-offering, and two lambs of the
20 And the priest shall wave them with the bread of the first-fruits for a wave6 And on the fifteenth day of the same offering before the LORD, with the two month is the feast of unleavened bread lambs: they shall be holy to the LORD unto the LORD; seven days ye must eat for the priest. unleavened bread.
21 And ye shall proclaim on the self7 In the first day ye shall have a holy same day, that it may be a holy convocatherein. It shall be a statute for ever in convocation: ye shall do no servile work tion unto you: ye shall do no servile work therein. all your dwellings throughout your generations.
8 But ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD seven days: in the seventh day is a holy convocation, ye shall do no servile work therein.
9¶ And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
22 T And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not make clean riddance of the corners of thy field when thou reapest, neither shalt thou gather any gleaning of thy harvest: thou shalt leave them unto the poor, and to the stranger: 23 ¶ And the LORD spake unto Moses, am the LORD your God.
10 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye be come into the land which I give unto you, and shall I reap the harvest thereof, then ye shall bring a sheaf of the first-fruits of your saying, 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 month, shall ye have a sabbath, holy convocation. morrow after the sabbath the priest shall a memorial of blowing of trumpets, a wave it.
25 Ye shall do no servile work therein; 12 And ye shall offer that day when ye wave the sheaf, a he-lamb without ble-but ye shall offer an offering made by fire mish of the first year for a burnt-offering unto the LORD. unto the LORD.
26 T And the LORD spake unto Moses,
13 And the meat-offering thereof shall saying, be two tenth-deals of fine flour mingled
27 Also on the tenth day of this seventh holy convocation unto you, with oil, an offering made by fire unto the month there shall be a day of atonement; LORD for a sweet savour: and the drink- it shall be offering made by fire unto the LORD. offering thereof shall be of wine, the fourth and ye shall afflict your souls, and offer an 28 And ye shall do no work in that same part of 14 And ye shall eat neither bread, nor parched corn, nor green ears, until the day; for it is a day of atonement, to make self-same day that ye have brought an an atonement for you before the LORD offering unto your God: It shall be a statute your God.
Sundry feasts and offerings:
The law of blasphemy.
29 For whatsoever soul it be that shall 2 Command the children of Israel, that not be afflicted in that same day, he shall they bring unto thee pure oil-olive beaten be cut off from among his people. for the light, to cause the lamps to burn
30 And whatsoever soul it be that doeth continually. any work in that same day, the same soul will I destroy from among his people.
3 Without the vail of the testimony, in the tabernacle of the congregation, shall Aaron order it from the evening unto the
31 Ye shall do no manner of work. It shall be a statute for ever throughout your morning before the LORD continually: it generations in all your dwellings. shall be a statute for ever in your generations.
32 It shall be unto you a sabbath of rest, and ye shall afflict your souls: in the ninth
4 He shall order the lamps upon the
day of the month at even, from even unto pure candlestick before the LORD continueven, shall ye celebrate your sabbath. 33¶ And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
5 T And thou shalt take fine flour, and bake twelve cakes thereof: two tenthdeals shall be in one cake.
34 Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, The fifteenth day of this seventh 6 And thou shalt set them in two rows, month shall be the feast of tabernacles for six on a row, upon the pure table before seven days unto the LORD. the LORD.
35 On the first day shall be a holy con- 7 And thou shalt put pure frankincense Vocation: ye shall do no servile work upon each row, that it may be on the bread therein. for a memorial, even an offering made by
36 Seven days ye shall offer an offering fire unto the LORD. made by fire unto the LORD: on the eighth 8 Every sabbath he shall set it in order day shall be a holy convocation unto you, before the LORD continually, being taken and ye shall offer an offering made by fire from the children of Israel by an everlastunto the LORD: it is a solemn assembly; ing covenant.
and ye shall do no servile work therein, 9 And it shall be Aaron's and his sons; 37 These are the feasts of the LORD, and they shall eat it in the holy place: for which ye shall proclaim to be holy convo- it is most holy unto him of the offerings of cations, to offer an offering made by fire the LORD made by fire by a perpetual staunto the LORD, a burnt-offering, and a tute. meat-offering, a sacrifice, and drink-offer- 10 T And the son of an Israelitish woings, every thing upon his day: man, whose father was an Egyptian, went 38 Besides the sabbaths of the LORD, out among the children of Israel; and this and besides your gifts, and besides all son of the Israelitish woman and a man of your vows, and besides all your free-will- Israel strove together in the camp; offerings, which ye give unto the LORD. 39 Also in the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when ye have gathered in the fruit of the land, ye shall keep a feast unto the LORD seven days: on the first day shall be a sabbath, and on the eighth day shall be a sabbath.
11 And the Israelitish woman's son blasphemed the name of the LORD, and cursed: and they brought him unto Moses: (and his mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan:)
12 And they put him in ward, that the mind of the LORD might be shewed them. 13 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
40 And ye shall take you on the first day the boughs of goodly trees, branches of palm-trees, and the boughs of thick trees, 14 Bring forth him that hath cursed and willows of the brook; and ye shall re- without the camp; and let all that heard joice before the LORD your God seven days. him lay their hands upon his head, and let 41 And ye shall keep it a feast unto the all the congregation stone him. LORD seven days in the year. It shall be 15 And thou shalt speak unto the chila statute for ever in your generations; ye dren of Israel, saying, Whosoever curseth shall celebrate it in the seventh month. his God shall bear his sin.
42 Ye shall dwell in booths seven days; 16 And he that blasphemeth the name all that are Israelites born shall dwell in of the LORD, he shall surely be put to booths: death, and all the congregation shall cer
43 That your generations may know tainly stone him; as well the stranger, as that I made the children of Israel to dwell he that is born in the land, when he blasin booths, when I brought them out of the phemeth the name of the LORD, shall be land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God. put to death.
44 And Moses declared unto the chil- 17 And he that killeth any man shall dren of Israel the feasts of the LORD. surely be put to death.
18 And he that killeth a beast shall
AND the LORD spake unto Moses, say-make it good; beast for beast.
19 And if a man cause a blemish in his