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The priests forbidden wine.

LEVITICUS. Of meats clean and unclean.

lest ye die it shall be a statute for ever 4 T Nevertheless, these shall ye not throughout your generations: eat, of them that chew the cud, or of them 10 And that ye may put difference be- that divide the hoof: as the camel, between holy and unholy, and between un-cause he cheweth the cud, but divideth clean and clean; not the hoof; he is unclean unto you.

11 And that ye may teach the children 5 And the coney, because he cheweth of Israel all the statutes which the LORD the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is hath spoken unto them by the hand of unclean unto you.

Moses.

6 And the hare, because he cheweth

12 ¶ And Moses spake unto Aaron, and the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unto Eleazar and unto Ithamar, his sons unclean unto you.

that were left, Take the meat-offering 7 And the swine, though he divide the that remaineth of the offerings of the LORD hoof, and be cloven-footed, yet he chewmade by fire, and eat it without leaven eth not the cud; he is unclean to you. beside the altar: for it is most holy : 8 Of their flesh shall ye not eat, and 13 And ye shall eat it in the holy place, their carcass shall ye not touch; they are because it is thy due, and thy sons' due, of unclean to you.

the sacrifices of the LORD made by fire: 9 These shall ye eat, of all that are for so I am commanded. in the waters: whatsoever hath fins and

14 And the wave-breast and heave-scales in the waters, in the seas, and in shoulder shall ye eat in a clean place; the rivers, them shall ye eat. thou, and thy sons, and thy daughters with 10 And all that have not fins and scales thee: for they be thy due, and thy sons' in the seas, and in the rivers, of all that due, which are given out of the sacrifices of move in the waters, and of any living thing peace-offerings of the children of Israel. which is in the waters, they shall be an 15 The heave-shoulder and the wave-abomination unto you:

breast shall they bring, with the offerings 11 They shall be even an abomination made by fire of the fat, to wave it for a unto you: ye shall not eat of their flesh, wave-offering before the LORD; and it but ye shall have their carcasses in abomishall be thine, and thy sons' with thee, by nation. a statute for ever; as the LORD hath commanded.

16 And Moses diligently sought the goat of the sin-offering, and behold, it was burnt: and he was angry with Eleazar and Ithamar, the sons of Aaron which were left alive, saying,

12 Whatsoever hath no fins nor scales in the waters, that shall be an abomination unto you.

13 ¶ And these are they which ye shall have in abomination among the fowls; they shall not be eaten, they are an abomination: The eagle, and the ossifrage, and

17 Wherefore have ye not eaten the the ospray, sin-offering in the holy place, seeing it is 14 And the vulture, and the kite after most holy, and God hath given it you to his kind; bear the iniquity of the congregation, to make atonement for them before the LORD?

18 Behold, the blood of it was not brought in within the holy place: ye should indeed have eaten it in the holy place, as I commanded.

19 And Aaron said unto Moses, Behold, this day have they offered their sin-offering, and their burnt-offering before the LORD; and such things have befallen me : and if I had eaten the sin-offering to day, should it have been accepted in the sight of the LORD?

20 And when Moses heard that, he was content.

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15 Every raven after his kind;

16 And the owl, and the night-hawk, and the cuckow, and the hawk after his kind, 17 And the little owl, and the cormorant, and the great owl,

18 And the swan, and the pelican, and the gier-eagle,

19 And the stork, the heron after her kind, and the lawping, and the bat.

20 All fowls that creep, going upon all four, shall be an abomination unto you.

21 Yet these may ye eat, of every flying creeping thing that goeth upon all four, which have legs above their feet, to leap withal upon the earth;

22 Even these of them ye may eat; The locust after his kind, and the bald locust after his kind, and the beetle after his kind, and the grasshopper after his kind.

23 But all other flying creeping things, which have four feet, shall be an abomination unto you.

24 And for these ye shall be unclean: whosoever toucheth the carcass of them shall be unclean until the even.

The unclean creeping things.

CHAP. XII.

Purification of women.

25 And whosoever beareth aught of the eth upon the earth shall be an abomination; carcass of them shall wash his clothes, it shall not be eaten.

and be unclean until the even.

42 Whatsoevergoeth upon the belly, and whatso26 The carcasses of every beast which whatsoever goeth upon all four, or w divideth the hoof and is not cloven-foot-ever hath more feet among all creeping ed, nor cheweth the cud, are unclean unto things that creep upon the earth, them ye you: every one that toucheth them shall shall not eat; for they are an abomination. 43 Ye shall not make yourselves abomibe unclean.

27 And whatsoever goeth upon his nable with any creeping thing that creeppaws, among all manner of beasts that go eth, neither shall ye make yourselves unon all four, those are unclean unto you: clean with them, that ye should be defiled whoso toucheth their carcass shall be un-thereby.

clean until the even.

44 For I am the LORD your God: ye

28 And he that beareth the carcass of shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye them shall wash his clothes, and be unclean shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall until the even: they are unclean unto you. ye defile yourselves with any manner of 29 ¶ These also shall be unclean unto creeping thing that creepeth upon the you among the creeping things that creep earth. 45 For I am the LORD that bringeth you upon the earth; the weasel, and the up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: mouse, and the tortoise after his kind, 30 And the ferret, and the chameleon, ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy. and the lizard, and the snail, and the mole. 31 These are unclean to you among all that creep whosoever doth touch them, when they be dead, shall be unclean until the even.

46 This is the law of the beasts, and of the fowl, and of every living creature that moveth in the waters, and of every creature that creepeth upon the earth;

47 To make a difference between the unclean and the clean, and between the beast that may be eaten and the beast that may not be eaten.

CHAP. XII.

32 And upon whatsoever any of them, when they are dead, doth fall, it shall be unclean; whether it be any vessel of wood, or raiment, or skin, or sack, whatsoever vessel it be, wherein any work is done, it must be put into water, and it shall be AND the LORD spake unto Moses, sayunclean until the even; so it shall be cleansed.

33 And every earthen vessel, whereinto any of them falleth, whatsoever is in it shall be unclean; and ye shall break it.

34 Of all meat which may be eaten, that on which such water cometh shall be unclean and all drink that may be drunk in every such vessel, shall be unclean.

2 T Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a woman have conceived seed, and born a man-child: then she shall be unclean seven days; according to the days of the separation for her infirmity shall she be unclean.

3 And in the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.

4 And she shall then continue in the 35 And every thing whereupon any part blood of her purifying three and thirty of their carcass falleth, shall be unclean; days: she shall touch no hallowed thing, whether it be oven, or ranges for pots, they nor come into the sanctuary, until the shall be broken down: for they are un-days of her purifying be fulfilled. clean, and shall be unclean unto you.

5 But if she bear a maid-child, then she

36 Nevertheless, a fountain orpit, where- shall be unclean two weeks, as in her sepain there is plenty of water, shall be clean: ration: and she shall continue in the blood but that which toucheth their carcass shall of her purifying threescore and six days. 6 T And when the days of her purify be unclean.

37 And if any part of their carcass fall ing are fulfilled, for a son, or for a daughupon any sowing-seed which is to be sown, ter, she shall bring a lamb of the first year for a burnt-offering, and a young pigeon, it shall be clean. 38 But if any water be put upon the or a turtle-dove, for a sin-offering, unto seed, and any part of their carcass fall the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, unto the priest: thereon, it shall be unclean unto you.

7 Who shall offer it before the LORD, and 39 And if any beast, of which ye may eat, die; he that toucheth the carcass make an atonement for her; and she shall be cleansed from the issue of her blood. thereof shall be unclean until the even. 40 And he that eateth of the carcass of This is the law for her that hath borne a it shall wash his clothes, and be unclean male or a female. 8 And if she be not able to bring a until the even; he also that beareth the carcass of it shall wash his clothes, and lamb, then she shall bring two turtles, or two young pigeons; the one for the burntbe unclean until the even.

93 41 And every creeping thing that creep- offering, and the other for a sin-offering:

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ND the LORD spake unto Moses and
Aaron, saying,

2 When a man shall have in the skin of his flesh a rising, a scab, or bright spot, and it be in the skin of his flesh like the plague of leprosy; then he shall be brought unto 'Aaron the priest, or unto one of his sons the priests:

Laws and ordinances.

16 Or if the raw flesh turn again, and be changed into white, he shall come unto the priest;

17 And the priest shall see him: and behold, if the plague be turned into white; then the priest shall pronounce him clean that hath the plague: he is clean.

18 The flesh also, in which, even in the skin thereof, was a bile, and is healed,

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19 And in the place of the bile there be white rising, or a bright spot, white, and somewhat reddish, and it be shewed to the priest;

3 And the priest shall look on the plague in the skin of the flesh: and when the hair in the plague is turned white, and the plague 20 And if, when the priest seeth it, bein sight be deeper than the skin of his flesh, hold, it be in sight lower than the skin, and it is a plague of leprosy: and the priest shall the hair thereof be turned white; the priest look on him, and pronounce him unclean. shall pronounce him unclean; it is a plague 4 If the bright spot be white in the skin of leprosy broken out of the bile. of his flesh, and in sight be not deeper 21 But if the priest look on it, and bethan the skin, and the hair thereof be not hold, there be no white hairs therein, and turned white; then the priest shall shut if it be not lower than the skin, but be up him that hath the plague seven days: somewhat dark; then the priest shall shut 5 And the priest shall look on him the him up seven days: seventh day and behold, if the plague 22 And if it spread much abroad in the in his sight be at a stay, and the plague skin, then the priest shall pronounce him spread not in the skin; then the priest unclean: it is a plague. shall shut him up seven days more:

6 And the priest shall look on him again the seventh day: and behold, if the plague be somewhat dark, and the plague spread not in the skin, the priest shall pronounce him clean: it is but a scab: and he shall wash his clothes, and be clean.

7 But if the scab spread much abroad in the skin, after that he hath been seen of the priest for his cleansing, he shall be seen of the priest again:

23 But if the bright spot stay in his place, and spread not, it is a burning bile; and the priest shall pronounce him clean.

24 Or if there be any flesh, in the skin whereof there is a hot burning, and the quick flesh that burneth have a white bright spot, somewhat reddish, or white;

25 Then the priest shall look upon it: and behold, if the hair in the bright spot be turned white, and it be in sight deeper than the skin: it is a leprosy broken out of the burning: wherefore the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is the plague of leprosy.

8 And if the priest see, that behold, the scab spreadeth in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is a leprosy. 9 When the plague of leprosy is in a man, 26 But if the priest look on it, and bethen he shall be brought unto the priest: hold, there be no white hair in the bright 10 And the priest shall see him: and spot, and it be no lower than the other skin, behold, if the rising be white in the skin, but be somewhat dark; then the priest and it have turned the hair white, and shall shut him up seven days: there be quick raw flesh in the rising: 27 And the priest shall look upon him 11 It is an old leprosy in the skin of his the seventh day: and if it be spread much flesh, and the priest shall pronounce him abroad in the skin, then the priest shall unclean, and shall not shut him up: for he pronounce him unclean: it is the plague is unclean. of leprosy.

12 And if a leprosy break out abroad in the skin, and the leprosy cover all the skin of him that hath the plague from his head even to his foot, wheresoever the priest looketh;

13 Then the priest shall consider: and behold, if the leprosy have covered all his flesh, he shall pronounce him clean that hath the plague: it is all turned white: he is clean.

14 But when raw flesh appeareth in him, he shall be unclean.

15 And the priest shall see the raw flesh, and pronounce him to be unclean: for the raw flesh is unclean: it is a leprosy.

28 And if the bright spot stay in his place, and spread not in the skin, but it be somewhat dark; it is a rising of the burning, and the priest shall pronounce him clean: for it is an inflammation of the burning.

29 If a man or woman have a plague upon the head or the beard;

30 Then the priest shall see the plague: and behold, if it be in sight deeper than the skin, and there be in it a yellow thin hair; then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is a dry scall, even a leprosy upon the head or beard.

31 And if the priest look on the plague of the scall, and behold, it be not in sight

CHAP. XIV.

Laws for the leprosy. Rites and sacrifices. deeper than the skin, and that there is no of linen, or of woollen: whether in a skin, black hair in it; then the priest shall shut or in any thing made of skin:

up him that hath the plague of the scall 49 And if the plague be greenish or redseven days: dish in the garment, or in the skin, either 32 And in the seventh day the priest in the warp, or in the woof, or in any thing shall look on the plague: and behold, if of skin; it is a plague of leprosy, and shall the scall spread not, and there be in it no be shewed unto the priest: yellow hair, and the scall be not in sight 50 And the priest shall look upon the deeper than the skin; plague, and shut up it that hath the plague 33 He shall be shaven, but the scall seven days: shall he not shave; and the priest shall 51 And he shall look on the plague on shut up him that hath the scall seven days the seventh day: if the plague be spread

more:

34 And in the seventh day the priest shall look on the scall and behold, if the scall be not spread in the skin, nor be in sight deeper than the skin; then the priest shall pronounce him clean: and he shall wash his clothes, and be clean.

35 But if the scall spread much in the skin after his cleansing;

36 Then the priest shall look on him: and behold, if the scall be spread in the skin, the priest shall not seek for yellow hair; he is unclean.

37 But if the scall be in his sight at a stay, and that there is black hair grown up therein; the scall is healed, he is clean: and the priest shall pronounce him clean. 38 If a man also or a woman have in the skin of their flesh bright spots, even white bright spots;

39 Then the priest shall look and behold, if the bright spots in the skin of their flesh be darkish white; it is a freckled spot that groweth in the skin; he is clean.

40 And the man whose hair is fallen off his head, he is bald; yet is he clean.

in the garment, either in the warp, or in the woof, or in a skin, or in any work that is made of skin; the plague is a fretting leprosy; it is unclean.

52 He shall therefore burn that garment, whether warp or woof, in woollen or in linen, or any thing of skin, wherein the plague is: for it is a fretting leprosy ; it shall be burnt in the fire.

53 And if the priest shall look, and behold, the plague be not spread in the garment, either in the warp or in the woof, or in any thing of skin;

54 Then the priest shall command that they wash the thing wherein the plague is, and he shall shut it up seven days more:

55 And the priest shall look on the plague after that it is washed: and behold, if the plague have not changed his colour, and the plague be not spread; it is unclean; thou shalt burn it in the fire; it is fret inward, whether it be bare within or without.

56 And if the priest look, and behold, the plague be somewhat dark after the washing of it; then he shall rend it out of 41 And he that hath his hair fallen off the garment, or out of the skin, or out of from the part of his head toward his face, the warp, or out of the woof: he is forehead-bald; yet is he clean.

42 And if there be in the bald head, or bald forehead, a white reddish sore; it is a leprosy sprung up in his bald head, or his bald forehead.

43 Then the priest shall look upon it: and behold, if the rising of the sore be white reddish in his bald head, or in his bald forehead, as the leprosy appeareth in the skin of the flesh;

57 And if it appear still in the garment, either in the warp, or in the woof, or in any thing of skin; it is a spreading plague: thou shalt burn that wherein the plague is with fire.

58 And the garment, either warp, or woof, or whatsoever thing of skin it be, which thou shalt wash, if the plague be departed from them, then it shall be washed the second time, and shall be clean.

44 He is a leprous man, he is unclean: 59 This is the law of the plague of lethe priest shall pronounce him utterly un-prosy in a garment of woollen or linen, clean; his plague is in his head. either in the warp or woof, or any thing of 45 And the leper in whom the plague is, skins, to pronounce it clean, or to prohis clothes shall be rent, and his head bare, nounce it unclean. and he shall put a covering upon his upper lip, and shall cry, Unclean, unclean.

CHAP. XIV.

46 All the days wherein the plague AND the LORD spake unto Moses, sayshall be in him he shall be defiled; he is 2 T This shall be the law of the leper unclean: he shall dwell alone, without the in the day of his cleansing: He shali be camp shall his habitation be. brought unto the priest:

47 The garment also that the plague of 3 And the priest shall go forth out of leprosy is in, whether it be a woollen gar- the camp: and the priest shall look, and ment, or a linen garment; behold, if the plague of leprosy be healed in the leper;

48 Whether it be in the warp, or woof,

Cleansing the leper.

LEVITICUS. How the poor are cleansed.

4 Then shall the priest command toled, and upon the thumb of his right hand, take for him that is to be cleansed two and upon the great toe of his right foot, birds alive, and clean, and cedar-wood, upon the blood of the trespass-offering. and scarlet, and hyssop. 18 And the remnant of the oil that is in

5 And the priest shall command that the priest's hand he shall pour upon the one of the birds be killed in an earthen head of him that is to be cleansed: and the vessel, over running water. priest shall make an atonement for him be

6 As for the living bird, he shall take it, fore the LORD. and the cedar-wood, and the scarlet, and 19 And the priest shall offer the sin-ofthe hyssop, and shall dip them, and the fering, and make an atonement for him that living bird, in the blood of the bird that is to be cleansed from his uncleanness; and was killed over the running water. afterward he shall kill the burnt-offering.

7 And he shall sprinkle upon him that 20 And the priest shall offer the burntis to be cleansed from the leprosy seven offering, and the meat-offering upon the times, and shall pronounce him clean, and altar: and the priest shall make an atoneshall let the living bird loose into the open ment for him, and he shall be clean. field. 21 And if he be poor, and cannot get so

8 And he that is to be cleansed shall much; then he shall take one lamb for a wash his clothes, and shave off all his hair, trespass-offering to be waved, to make an and wash himself in water, that he may be atonement for him, and one tenth-deal of clean: and after that he shall come into fine flour mingled with oil for a meat-offerthe camp, and shall tarry abroad out of his ing, and a log of oil; tent seven days.

9 But it shall be on the seventh day, that he shall shave all his hair off his head, and his beard, and his eye-brows, even all his hair he shall shave off; and he shall wash his clothes, also he shall wash his flesh in water, and he shall be clean.

10 And on the eighth day he shall take two he-lambs without blemish, and one ewe-lamb of the first year without blemish, and three tenth-deals of fine flour for a meat-offering, mingled with oil, and one log of oil.

22 And two turtle-doves, or two young pigeons, such as he is able to get; and the one shall be a sin-offering, and the other a burnt-offering.

23 And he shall bring them on the eighth day for his cleansing unto the priest, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, before the LORD.

24 And the priest shall take the lamb of the trespass-offering, and the log of oil, and the priest shall wave them for a waveoffering before the LORD.

25 And he shall kill the lamb of the

11 And the priest that maketh him trespass-offering, and the priest shall take clean, shall present the man that is to be made clean, and those things, before the LORD, at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.

12 And the priest shall take one he lamb, and offer him for a trespass-offering, and the log of oil, and wave them for wave-offering before the LORD.

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some of the blood of the trespass-offering, and put it upon the tip of the right ear of him that is to be cleansed, and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot.

26 And the priest shall pour of the oil into the palm of his own left hand.

27 And the priest shall sprinkle with 13 And he shall slay the lamb in the his right finger some of the oil that is in his place where he shall kill the sin-offering left hand seven times before the LORD: and the burnt-offering, in the holy place: 28 And the priest shall put of the oil for as the sin-offering is the priest's, so is that is in his hand, upon the tip of the right the trespass-offering: it is most holy. ear of him that is to be cleansed, and upon 14 And the priest shall take some of the the thumb of his right hand, and upon the blood of the trespass-offering, and the great toe of his right foot, upon the place priest shall put it upon the tip of the right of the blood of the trespass-offering. ear of him that is to be cleansed, and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot.

15 And the priest shall take some of the log of oil, and pour it into the palm of his own left hand:

29 And the rest of the oil that is in the priest's hand, he shall put upon the head of him that is to be cleansed, to make an atonement for him before the LORD.

30 And he shall offer the one of the turtle-doves, or of the young pigeons, such as he can get;

16 And the priest shall dip his right finger in the oil that is in his left hand, and 31 Even such as he is able to get, the shall sprinkle of the oil with his finger one for a sin-offering, and the other for a seven times before the LORD. burnt-offering, with the meat-offering. 17 And of the rest of the oil that is in And the priest shall make an atonement for his hand, shall the priest put upon the tip him that is to be cleansed, before the LORD. of the right ear of him that is to be cleans- 32 This is the law of him in whom is

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