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Of uncleanness by issues, LEVITICUS, and of cleansing therefrom. MET toucheth wbich hath the issue, shall all, and her flowers be upon him, he 163 be broken: and every vessel of wood shall be unclean seven days; and all the shall be rinsed in water.

bed whereon he lieth shall be unclean. 3 13 And when he that hath an issue 25 And if a woman have an issue of ** is cleansed of his issue; then he shall her blood many days out of the time * number to himself seven days for his of her separation, or if it run beyond cleansing, and wash his clothes, and the time of her separation; all the re bathe his flesh in running water, and days of the issue of her uncleannessuno shall be clean.

shall be as the days of her separation: * 14 And on the eighth day he shall she shall be unclean. take to him two turtledoves, or two 26 Every bed whereon she lieth all . young pigeons, and come before the the days of her issue shall be unto her kan Lord onto the door of the tabernacle as the bed of her separation: and su of the congregation, and give them whatsoever she sitteth upon shall be a unto the priest :

unclean, as the uncleanness of her se15 And the priest shall offer them, paration. the one for a sin offering, and the 27 And whosoever toucheth those other for a burnt offering; and the things shall be unclean, and shall wash priest shall make an atonement for his clothes, and bathe himself in water, eils him before the Lord for his issue. and be unclean until the even.

16 And if any man's seed of copu 28 Butif she be cleansed of her issue, lation go out from him, then he shall then she shall number to herself seven wash all his flesh in water, and be un- days, and after that she shall be clean. clean until the even.

29 And on the eighth day she shall 17 And every garment, and every take unto her two turtles, or two young skin, whereon is the seed of copula- pigeons, and bring them unto the priest, Lion, shall be washed with water, and to the door of the tabernacle of the be unclean until the even.

congregation. 18 The woman also with whom man So And the priest shall offer the one shall lie with seed of copulation, they for a sin offering, and the other for a shall both bathe themselves in water, burnt offering; and the priest shall and be unclean until the even. make an atonement for her before the

19 | And if a woman have an issue, Lord for the issue of her uncleanness. and her issue in her flesh be blood, 31 Thus shall ye separate the childshe shall be put apart seven days: ren of Israel from their uncleanness; and whosoever toucheth her shall be that they die not in their uncleanness, unclean until the even.

when they defile my tabernacle that 20 And every thing that she lieth is among them. upon in her separation shall be un 32 This is the law of him that hath clean: every thing also that she sit- an issue, and of him whose seed goeth teth upon shall be unclean.

from him, and is defiled therewith; 21 And whosoever toucheth her bed 33 And of her that is sick of her flowshall wash his clothes, and batheers, and of him that hath an issue, of himself in water, and he unclean until the man, and of the woman, and of him the even.

that lieth with her that is unclean. 22 And whosoever toucheth any

CHAP. XVI. thing that she sat upon shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water,

1 How the high priest must enter into the holy

place. 18 The sin offering for himself. 15 The and be unclean until the even.

sin offering for the people. 20. The scapegoat. 23 And if it be on her bed, or on any

29 The yearly feast of the expiations. thing whereon she sitteth, when he And the Lord spake unto Moses toucheth it, he shall be unclean until after the death of the two sons of

Aaron, when they offered before the 24 And if any man lie with her at LORD, and died;

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The high priest's sin offering. CHAP. XVI.

The scapegoat. 2 And the LORD said unto Moses, mercy seat that is upon the testimony, Speak unto Aaron thy brother, that that he die not: he come not at all times into the holy 14 And he shall take of the blood of place within the vail before the mercy the bullock, and sprinkle it with his finseat, which is upon the ark; that he ger upon the mercy seat eastward; and die not: for I will appear in the cloud before the mercy seat shall he sprinupon the mercy seat.

kle of the blood with his finger seven 3 Thus shall Aaron come into the ho- times. ly place: with a young bullock for a sin 15 Then shall he kill the goat of offering, and a ram for a burnt offering. the sin offering, that is for the people,

4 He shall put on the holy linen coat, and bring his blood within the vail, and he shall have the linen þreeches and do with that blood as he did with upon his flesh, and shall be girded the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle with the linen girdle, and with the linen it upon the mercy seat, and before the mitre shall he be attired: these are holy mercy seat: garments; therefore shall he wash his 16 And he shall make an atonement Hesh in water, and so put them on. for the holy place, because of the un

5 And he shall take of the congrega- Cleanness of the children of Israel, and tion of the children of Israel two kids because of their transgressions in all of the goats for a sin offering, and one their sins : and so shall he do for the ram for a burnt offering.

tabernacle of the congregation, that 6 And Aaron shall offer his bullock remaineth among them in the midst of the sin offering, which is for him of their uncleanness. self, and make an atonement for him 17 And there shall be no man in the self, and for his house.

tabernacle of the congregation when 7 And he shall take the two goats, he goeth in to make an atonement in and present them before the LORD at the holy place, until he come out, and the door of the tabernacle of the con have made an atonement for himself, gregation.

and for his houshold, and for all the 8 And Aaron shall cast lots upon the congregation of Israel. iwo goats; one lot for the LORD, and 18 And he shall go out unto the altar the other lot for the scapegoat. that is before the LORD, and make an

9 And Aaron shall bring the goat atonement for it; and shall take of upon which the LORD's lot fell, and the blood of the bullock, and of the offer him for a sin offering.

blood of the goat, and put it upon the 10 But the goat, on which the lot horns of the altar round about. fell to be the scapegoat, shall be pre 19 And he shall sprinkle of the blood Segled alive before the LORD, to make upon it with his finger seven times, and an atonement with him, and to let him cleanse it, and hallow it from the upgo for a scapegoat into the wilderness. cleanness of the children of Israel.

11 And Aaron shall bring the bul 20 | And when he hath made an end lock of the sin offering, which is for of reconciling the holy place, and the himself, and shall make an atonement tabernacle of the congregation, and the for himself, and for his house, and altar, he shall bring the live goat: shall kill the bullock of the sin offer 21 And Aaron shall lay both his ing which is for himself:

bands upon the head of the live goat, 12 And he shall take a censer full and confess over him all the iniquities of burning coals of fire from off the of the children of Israel, and all their altar before the LORD, and his hands transgressions in all their sins, putting full of sweet incense beaten small, and them upon the head of the goat, and bring it within the vail :

shall send him away by the hand of a 13 And he shall put the incense up-fit man into the wilderness : on the fire before the LORD, that the 22 And the goat shall bear upon cloud of the incense may cover the him all their iniquities unto a land not

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The feast of the expiations.

LEVITICUS, Blood of beasts to be offered. not inhabited: and he shall let go the altar, and he shall make an atonement goat in the wilderness.

for the priests, and for all the people 23 And Aaron shall come into the of the congregation. tabernacle of the congregation, and 34 And this shall be an everlasting shall put off the linen garments, which statute unto you, to make an atonehe put on when he went into the holy ment for the children of Israel for all place, and shall leave them there : their sins once a year. And he did

24 And he shall wash his flesh with as the LORD commanded Moses. water in the holy place, and put on

CHAP. XVII. his garments, and come forth, and offer 1 The blood of all slain beasts must be offered to

the Lord ut the door of the tabernacle. 7 They his burnt offering, and the burnt offer

must not offer to derils. 10 All eating of blood ing of the people, and make an atone is forbidden, 15 and all thut dieth alone, or ment for himself, and for the people.

is torn.
25 And the fat of the sin offering And the Lord spake unto Moses,
shall he burn upon the altar. saying,
26 And he that let


goat for 2 Speak into Aaron, and unto his the scapegoat shall wash his clothes, sons, and unto all the children of Isand bathe his flesh in water, and after- rael, and say unto them ; This is the ward come into the camıp.

thing which the LORD hath com27 And the bullock for the sin of manded, saying, fering, and the goat for the sin offer 3 What man soever there be of the ing, whose blood was brought in to house of Israel, that killeth an ox, or make atonement in the holy place, shall lamb, or goat, in the camp, or that one carry forth without the camp; and killeth it out of the camp, they shall burn in the fire their skins, 4 And bringeth it not unto the door and their flesh, and their dung. of the tabernacle of the congregation

28 And he that burneth them shall to offer an offering unto the LORD bewash his clothes, and bathe his flesh fore the tabernacle of the Lord; blood in water, and afterward he shall come shall be imputed unto that man; he into the camp

hath shed blood; and that man shall 299 And this shall be a statute for be cut off from among his people : ever unto you: that in the seventh 5 To the end that the children of month, on the tenth day of the month, Israel may bring their sacrifices, ye shall afflict your souls, and do no which they offer in the open field, work at all, whether it be one of your even that they may bring them unto own country, or a stranger that so the Lord, unto the door of the tajourneth among you :

bernacle of the congregation, unto 30 For on that day shall the priest the priest, and offer them for peace make an atonement for you, to cleanse offerings unto the LORD. you, that ye nhay

be clean from all 6 And the priest shall sprinkle the your sins before the Lord.

blood upon the altar of the Lord at 31 It shall be a sabbath of rest unto the door of the tabernacle of the conyou, and ye shall afflict your souls, by gregation, and burn the fat for a sweet a statute for ever.

savour unto the LORD. : 32 And the priest, whom he shall 7 And they shall no more offer their anoint, and whom he shall consecrate sacrifices unto devils, after whom they to minister in the priest's office in his have gone a whoring. This shall be father's stead, shall make the atone a statute for ever unto them throughment, and shall put on the linen out their generations. clothes, even the holy garments : 8 And thou shalt say unto them,

33 And he shall make an atonement Whatsoever man there be of the house for the holy sanctuary, and he shall of Israel, or of the strangers which make an atonement for the taber- sojourn among you, that offereth a nacle of the congregation, and for the burnt offering or sacrifice,

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Eating of blood forbidden. CHAP. XVIII.

Unlawful marriages. 9 And bringeth it not unto the door yè not do: neither shall ye walk in of the tabernacle of the congregation, their ordinances. to offer itupto the LORD; even that man 4 Ye shall do my judgments, and shall be cut off from among his people. keep mine ordinances, to walk therein:

10 And whatsoever man there be I am the LORD your God. of the house of Israel, or of the 5 Yeshall therefore keep my statutes, strangers that sojourn among you, that and my judgments: which if a man do, eateth any manner of blood; I will he shall live in them: I am the Lord. even set my face against that soul that 69 None of you shall approach to eateth blood, and will cut him off any that is near of kin to him, to unfrom among his people.

cover their nakedness: I am the LORD.

11. For the life of the flesh is in the 7 The nakedness of thy father, or

blood: and I have given it to you upon the nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou the altar to make an atonement for not uncover : she is thy mother; thou your souls : for it is the blood that shalt not uncover her nakedness. maketh an atonement for the soul. 8 The nakedness of thy father's wife

12 Therefore I said unto the children shalt thou not uncover: it is thy faof Israel, No soul of you shall eat ther's nakedness. blood, neither shall any stranger that 9 The nakedness of thy sister, the sojourneth among you eat blood. daughter of thy father, or daughter of

13 And wbatsoever man there be of thy mother, whether she be born at the children of Israel, or of the stran- home, or born abroad, even their nagers that sojoum among you, which kedness thou shalt not uncover. hunteth and catcheth

beast or

10 The nakedness of thy son's daughfowl that may be eaten; he shall eventer, or of thy daughter's daughter, even pour out the blood thereof, and cover

their nakedness thou shaltpot uncover: it with dust.

for their's is thine own nakedness. 14 For it is the life of all flesh; the 11 The nakedness of thy father's blood of it is for the life thereof; wife's daughter, begotten of thy fatherefore I said unto the children of ther, she is thy sister, thou shalt not Israel, Ye shall eat the blood of no uncover her nakedness. manner of flesh: for the life of all 12 Thou shalt not uncover the na. flesh is the blood thereof: whosoever kedness of thy father's sister : she is eateth it shall be cut off.

thy father's near kinswoman. 15 And every soul that eateth that 13 Thou shalt not uncover the nawhich died of itself, or that which was kedness of thy mother's sister : for torn with beasts, whether it be one of she is thy mother's near kinswoman. your own country, or a stranger, he 14 Thou shalt not uncover the nashall both wash his clothes, and bathe kedness of thy father's brother, thou kimself in water, and be unclean until shalt not approach to his wife: she the even : then shall he be clean.

is thine aunt. 16 But if he wash them not, nor bathe 15 Thou shalt not uncover the nahis flesh; then he shall bear his iniquity. kedness of thy daughter in law: she CHAP. XVIII.

is thy son's wife; thou shalt not un1 Unlawful marriages. 19 Unlawful lusts. cover her nakedness. And the Lord spake unto Moses, 16 Thou shalt not uncover the nasaying,

kedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, brother's nakedness. and say unto them, I am the LORD 17 Thou shalt not uncover the nayour God.

kedness of a woman and her daughter, 3 After the doings of the land of neither shalt thou take her son's Egypt, wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not daughter, or her daughter's daughter, do: and after the doings of the land to uncover her nakedness; for they are of Canaan, whither I brin you, shall her near kinswomen: it is wickedness,


Unlawful lusts.

Divers laws. 118 Neither shalt thou take

wife to

o Speak unto all the congregation her sister, to vex her, to uncover her of the children of Israel, and say unto nakedness, beside the other in her life them, Ye shall be holy: for I the time.


God am holy.
19 Also thou shalt not approach 31 Ye shall fear every man his
unto a woman to uncover her naked mother, and his father, and keep my
ness, as long as she is put apart for sabbaths: I am the Lord your God.
her uncleanness.

4 Turn ye not unto idols, nor 20 Moreover thou shalt not lie car- make to yourselves molten gods: I nally with thy neighbour's wife, to de- am the LORD your God. file thyself with her.

5 And if


offer a sacrifice of 21 And thou shalt not let any of thy peace offerings unto the LORD, ye seed pass through the fire to Molech, shall offer it at your own will. neither shalt thou profane the name of

6 It shall be eaten the same day ye thy God: I am the LORD.

offer it, and on the morrow: and if 22 Thou shalt not lie with mankind, ought remain until the third day, it as with womankind: it is abomination. shall be burnt in the fire.

23 Neither shalt thou lie with 7 And if it be eaten at all on the beast to defile thyself therewith : nei- third day, it is abominable ; it shall ther shall any woman stand before a not be accepted. beast to lie down thereto: it is con 8 Therefore every one that eateth it fusion.

shall bear his iniquity, because he 24 Defile not ye yourselves in any of hath profaned the hallowed thing of these things: for in all these the nations the LORD: and that soul shall be cut are defiled which I cast out before you: off from among his people.

25 And the land is defiled: there 9 And when ye reap the harvest fore I do visit the iniquity thereof of your land, thou shalt not wholly in upon it, and the land itself vomiteth reap the corners of thy field, neither out her inhabitants.

shalt thou gather the gleanings of thyen 26 Ye shall therefore keep my sta- harvest. tutes and my judgments, and shall not 10 And thou shalt not glean thy commit any of these abominations; vineyard, neither shalt thou gather neither any of your own nation, nor any every grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt stranger that sojourneth among you: leave them for the poor and stranger:

27 (For all these abominations have I am the Lord your God. the men of the land done, which were 11 Ye shall not steal, neither deal before you, and the land is defiled ;) falsely, neither lie one to another.

28 That the land spue not you out 12 And ye shall not swear by my also, when ye defile it, as it spued out name falsely, neither shalt thou profane the nations that were before you. the name of thy God: lam the LORD.

29 For whosoever shall commit any 13 | Thou shalt not defraud thy of these abominations, even the souls neighbour, neither rob him : the wages that commit them shall be cut off from of him that is hired shall not abide among their people.

with thee all night until the morning. 30 Therefore shall ye keep mine or 14 | Thou shalt not curse the deaf, dinance, that ye commit not any one of nor put a stumblingblock before the these abominable customs, which were blind, but shalt fear thy God: I am committed before you, and that ye the LORD. defile not yourselves therein: I am 15 Ye shall do no unrighteousness the LORD your God.

in judgment: thou shalt not respect CHAP. XIX.

the person of the poor, nor honour the A repetition of sundry laws.

person of the mighty: but in righteAnd the LORD spake unto Moses, ousness shalt thou judge thyneighbour. saying,

16 Thou shalt not go up and

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