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28 Ye shall not make any cuttings ple: neither shalt thou stand against in your flesh for the dead, nor print the blood of thy neighbour: I am the any marks upon you: I am the LORD. LORD).

299 Do not prostitute thy daughter, : 17.1 Thou shalt not hate thy bro- to cause her to be a whore; lest the ther in thine heart: thou shalt in any land fall to whoredom, and the land wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not become full of wickedness. suffer sin upon him.

30 Ye shall keep my sabbaths, 187 Thou shalt not avenge, nor

and reverence my sanctuary: I am bear any grudge against the children the LORD. of thy people, but thou shalt love thy 31 | Regard not them that have faneighbour as thyself: I am the LORD. miliar spirits, neither seek after wi

19 Ye shall keep my statutes. zards, to be defiled by them: I am Thou shalt not let thy cattle gender the LORD your God. with a diverse kind: thou shalt not 32 | Thou shalt rise up before the sow thy field with mingled seed: nei-hoary head, and honour the face of ther shall a garment mingled of linen the old man, and fear thy God: I am and woollen come upon thee.

the LORD. 20 And whosoever lieth carnally 33 | And if a stranger sojourn with with a woman, that is a bondmaid, thee in your land, ye shall not vex him. betrothed to an husband, and not at 34 But the stranger that dwelleth all redeemed, nor freedom given her; with you shall be unto you as one born she shall be scourged; they shall not be among you, and thou shalt love him put to death, because she was not free. as thyself; for ye were strangers in

21 And he shall bring his trespass the land of Egypt: I am the LORD offering unto the LORD, unto the door your God. of the tabernacle of the congregation, 35 Ye shall do no unrighteousness eten a ram for a trespass offering. in judgment, in meteyard, in weight,

22 And the priest shall make an or in measure. atonement for him with the ram of 36 Just balances, just weights, a the trespass offering before the LORD justephah, and a just hin, shall ye have: for his sin which he hath done : and I am the LORD your God, which the sin which he hath done shall be brought you out of the land of Egypt. forgiven him.

37 Therefore shall ye observe all 23 | And when ye shall come into my statutes, and all my judgments, the land, and shall have planted all and do them: I am the LORD. manner of trees for food, then


CHAP. XX. count the fruit thereof as uncircum

1 Of him that gireth of his seed to Molech. 4 cised : three years shall it be as un Of him that favoureth such an one. 6. Of go circumcised unto you : it shall not be ing to wizards. 7. Of sanctification. 9 Of eaten of.

him that curseth his parents. 10 Of adultery.

11, 14, 17, 19 Of incest. 13 Of sodomy. 15 24 But in the fourth year all the Of beastiality. 18 Of uncleanness. fruit thereof shall be holy to praise dience is required with holiness. 27 Wizards the LORD withal.

must be put to death. 25 And in the fifth year shall ye eat And the Lord spake unto Moses, of the fruit thereof, that it may yield saying, unto you the increase thereof: I am 2 Again, thou shalt say to the chilthe LORD your God.

dren of Israel, Whosoever he le of the 26 | Ye shall not eat any thing with children of Israel, or of the strangers the blood : neither shall ye use en- that sojourn in Israel, that giveth uny chantment, nor observe times. of his seed unto Molech; he shall sure

27 Ye shall not round the corners ly be put to death : the people of the of your heads, neither shalt thou mar land shall stone him with stones. the corners of thy beard.

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and ordinances man, and will cut him off from among shall surely be put to death: and ye his people; because he hath given of shall slay the beast. his seed unto Molech,to defile my sanc 16 And if a woman approach unto tuary, and to profane my holy name. any beast, and lie down thereto, thou

4 And if the people of the land do shalt kill the woman, and the beast : any ways hide their eyes from the man, they shall surely be put to death; their when he giveth of his seed unto Mo- blood shall be upon

them. lech, and kill him not:

17 And if a man shall take his sister, 5 Then I will set my face against his father's daughter, or his mother's that man, and against his family, and daughter, and see her nakedness, and will cut him off, and all that go a whor-she see his nakedness: it is a wicked ing after him, to commit whoredom thing; and they shall be cut off in the with Molech, from among their people. sight of their people: he hath unco

6 And the soul that turneth after vered his sister's nakedness; he shall such as have familiar spirits, and after bear his iniquity. wizards, to go a whoring after then, I 18 And if a man shall lie with a wowill even set my face against that soul, man having her sickness, and shall and will cut him off from


his uncover her nakedness; he hath dispeople.

covered her fountain, and she hath 7 | Sanctify yourselves therefore, uncovered the fountain of her blood : and be ye holy: for I am the LORD and both of them shall be cut off from

among their people. 8 And ye shall keep my statutes, 19 And thou shalt not uncover the and do them: I am the Lord which nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor sanctify you.

of thy father's sister : for he uncover9 For every one that curseth his eth his near kin : they shall bear their father or his mother shall be surely put iniquity. to death : he hath cursed his father or 20 And if a man shall lie with his his mother; his blood shall be upon uncle's wife, he hath uncovered his him.

uncle's nakedness: they shall bear 10 | And the man that committeth their sin; they shall die childless. adultery with another man's wife, even 21 And if a man shall take his brohe that committeth adultery with his ther's wife, it is an unclean thing : he neighbour's wife, the adulterer and the hath uncovered his brother's nakedadulteress shall surely be put to death. ness; they shall be childless.

11 And the man that lieth with his 22 | Ye shall therefore keep all my father's wife hath uncovered his fa-statutes, and all my judgments, and do ther's nakedness : both of them shall them: that the land, whither I bring surely be put to death; their blood you to dwell therein, spue you not out. shall be upon them.

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shall not walk in the man12 And if a man lie with his daughter ners of the nation, which I cast out bein law, both of them shall surely before you: for they committed all these put to death : they have wrought con- things, and therefore I abhorred them. fusion; their blood shall be upon them. 24 But I have said unto you, Ye

13 If a man also lie with mankind, shall inherit their land, and I will give as he lieth with a woman, both of them it unto you to possess it, a land that have committed an abomination: they floweth with milk and honey: I am shall surely be put to death; their the LORD your God, which have seblood shall be upon them.

parated you from other people. 14 And if a man take a wife and her 25 Ye shall therefore put difference mother, it is wickedness: they shall be between clean beasts and unclean, and burnt with fire, both he and they; that between unclean fowls and clean: and there be no wickedness among you. ye shall not make your souls abomin15 And if a man lie with a beast, he able by beast, or by fowl, or by any

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and ordinances, manner of living thing that creepeth among his brethren, upon whose head on the ground, which I have separated the anointing oil was poured, and that from you as unclean.

is consecrated to put on the garments, 26 And ye shall be holy unto me: for shall not uncover his head, nor rend I the LORD am holy, and have severed his clothes ; you from other people, that ye should 11 Neither shall he go in to any be mine.

dead body, nor defile himself for his 27 A man also or woman that hath father, or for his mother; a familiar spirit, or that is a wizard, 12 Neither shall he go out of the shall surely be put to death : they sanctuary, nor profane the sanctuary shall stone them with stones: their of his God; for the crown of the ablood shall be upon them.

nointing oil of his God is upon him CHAP. XXI.

I am the LORD.

13 And he shall take a wife in her 1 of the priests' mourning. 6 Of their holiness. 8 Of tluir estimation, 7, 13 Of their mar. virginity. riages, 17 The priests that hure blemishes 14 A widow, or a divorced woman, must not minister in the sanctuary.

or profane, or an harlot, these shall And the LORD said unto Moses, he not take : but he shall take a virSpeak unto the priests the sons of gin of his own people to wife. Aaron, and say unto them, There shall 15 Neither shall he profane his seed none be defiled for the dead among among his people: for I the LORD do his people :

sanctify him. 2 But for his kin, that is near unto 16 And the LORD spake unto him, that is, for his mother, and for Moses, saying, his father, and for his son, and for his 17 Speak unto Aaron, saying, Who daughter, and for his brother, soever he be of thy seed in their genera

3 And for his sister a virgin, that is tions that hath any blemish, let him not nigh unto him, which hath had no approach to offer the bread of his God. . husband; for her may he be defiled. 18 For whatsoever man he be that

4 -But he shall not defile himself, hath a blemish, he shall not approach: being a chief man among his people, a blind man, or a lame, or he that hath to profane himself.

a flat nose, or any thing superfluous, 5 They shall not make baldness

upon 19 Or a man that is brokenfooted, their head, neither shall they shave off or brokenhanded, the corner of their beard, nor make 20 Or crookbackt, or a dwarf, or any cuttings in their flesh.

that hath a blemish in his eye, or be 6 They shall be holy unto their God, scurvy, or scabbed, or hath his stones and not profane the name of their God: broken; for the offerings of the Lord made by 21 No man that hath a blemish of fire, and the bread of their God, they the seed of Aaron the priest shall do offer : therefore they shall be holy. come nigh to offer the offerings of the

7 They shall not take a wife that is LORD made by fire : he hath a blea whore, or profane; neither shall they mish ; he shall not come nigh to offer take a woman put away from her hus- the bread of his God. band: for he is holy unto his God. 22 He shall eat the bread of his God,

8 Thou shalt sanctify him therefore; both of the most holy, and of the holy. for he offereth the bread of thy God: 23 Only he shall not go in unto the be shall be holy unto thee: for I the vail, nor come nigh unto the altar, beLORD, which sanctify you, am holy. cause he hath a blemish; that he pro

9 And the daughter of any priest, fane not my sanctuaries : for I the if she profane herself by playing the LORD do sanctify them. whore, she profaneth her father : she 24 And Moses told it unto Aaron, shall be burnt with fire.

and to his sons, and unto all the chil. 10 And he that is the high priestdren of Israel.

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and ordinances. CHAP. XXII.

he that is born in his house: they shall 1 The priests in their uncleanness must abstain eat of his meat.

from the holy things. 6 How they shall be cleansed.

12 If the priest's daughter also be 10 Who of the priest's house may married unto a stranger,

she eat of the holy things. 17 The sacrifices must be without blemish, 26 The age of the sacri- eat of an offering of the holy. things. fice. 29 The law of eating the sacrifice of 13 But if the priest's daughter be a thanksgiring.

widow, or divorced, and have no child, And the LORD spake unto Moses, and is returned unto her father's house, saying,

as in her youth, she shall eat of her 2 Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, father's meat : but there shall no that they separate themselves from stranger eat thereof. the holy things of the children of Is 14 | And if a man eat of the holy rael, and that they profane not my thing unwittingly, then he shall put the holy name in those things which they fifth part thereof unto it, and shall give hallow unto me: I am the Lord. it unto the priest with the holy thing. 3 Say unto them, Whosoever he be

15 And they shall not profane the of all your seed among your genera- holy things of the children of Israel, tions, that goeth unto the holy things, which they offer unto the LORD; which the children of Israel hallow 16 Or suffer them to bear the ini. unto the Lord, having his uncleanness quity of trespass, when they eat their upon him, that soul shall be cut off holy things : for I the LORD do sancfrom my presence: I am the Lord.

tify them. 4 What man soever of the seed of 17 And the LORD spake unto Aaron is a leper, or hath a running is- Moses, saying, sue; he shall not eat of the holy things, 18 Speak unto Aaron, and to his until he be clean. And whoso toucheth sons, and unto all the children of Isany thing that is unclean by the dead, rael, and say unto them, Whatsoever a man whose seed goeth from he be of the house of Israel, or of the

strangers in Israel, that will offer his 5 Or whosoever toucheth any creep- oblation for all his vows, and for all his ing thing, whereby he may be made freewill offerings, which they will offer unclean, or a man of whom he may unto the Lord for a burnt offering; take uncleanness, whatsoever unclean 19 Ye shall offer at your own will a ness he hath;

male without blemish, of the beeves, 6 The soul which hath touched any of the sheep, or of the goats. such shall be unclean until even, and 20 But whatsoever hath a blemish, shall not eat of the holy things, unless that shall ye not offer : for it shall not he wash his flesh with water.

be acceptable for you. 7 And when the sun is down, he shall 21 And whosoever offereth a sacribe clean, and shall afterward eat of the fice of peace offerings unto the LORD holy things; because it is his food. to accomplish his vow, or a freewill

8 That which dieth of itself, or is offering in beeves or sheep, it shall torn with beasts, he shall not eat to de- be perfect to be accepted; there shall file himself therewith: I am the LORD. be no blemish therein.

9 They shall therefore keep mine 22 Blmd, or broken, or maimed, or ordinance, lest they bear sin for it, and having a wen, or scurvy, or scabbed, die therefore, if they profane it: 1 the ye shall not offer these unto the LORD LORD do sanctify them.

nor make an offering by fire of theni 10 There shall no stranger eat of upon the altar unto the Lor]).

23 priest, or an hired servant, shall not hath any thing superfluous or lacking eat of the holy thing.

in his parts, that mayest thou offer for 11 But if the priest buy any soul a freewill offering; but for a vow it with his money, he shall eat of it, and shall not be accepted.


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The age of the sacrifice. CHAP. XXIII.

The feasts of the Lord. 94 Ye shall not offer unto the LORD 4 These are the feasts of the LORD, that which is bruised, or crushed, or even holy convocations, which ye shall broken, or cut; neither shall ye make proclaim in their seasons. any offering thereof in your land. 5 In the fourteenth day of the first

95 Neither from a stranger's hand month at even is the Lord's passover. shall ye offer the bread of

6 And on the fifteenth day of the of any of these ; because their cor same month is the feast of unleavened ruption is in them, and blemishes be in bread unto the LORD: seven days ye them : they shall not be accepted must eat unleavened bread.

7 In the first day ye shall have an 26 And the LORD spake unto holy convocation : ye shall do no serMoses, saying,

vile work therein. 27 When a bullock, or a sheep, or 8 But ye shall offer an offering made a goat, is brought forth, then it shall by fire unto the LORD seven days: in be seven days under the dam; and the seventh day is an holy convocation : from the eighth day and thenceforth ye shall do no servile work therein. it shall be accepted for an offering 9 And the LORD spake unto Momade by fire unto the LORD.

ses, saying, 28 And whether it be cow or ewe, 10 Speak unto the children of Israel, ye shall not kill it and her young both and say unto them, When ye in one day.

into the land which I give unto you, 29 And when ye will offer a sacri- and shall reap the harvest thereof, fice of thanksgiving unto the LORD, then ye shall bring a sheaf of the firstoffer it at your own will.

fruits of your harvest unto the priest : So On the same day it shall be eaten 11 And he shall wave the sheaf beup; ye shall leave none of it until the fore the LORD, to be accepted for morrow : I am the LORD.

you: on the morrow after the sabbath 31 Therefore shall ye keep my com- the priest shall wave it. mandments, and do them: I am the 12 And ye shall offer that day when LORD.

ye wave the sheaf an he lamb without 32 Neither shall ye profane my holy blemish of the first year for a burnt name: but I will be hallowed among offering unto the Lord. the children of Israel: I am the LORD 13 And the meat offering thereof which hallow you,

shall be two tenth deals of fine flour 33 That brought you out of the land mingled with oil, an offering made by of Egypt, to be your God: I am the fire unto the LORD for a sweet savour: LORD.

and the drink offering thereof shall be CHAP. XXIII.

of wine, the fourth part of an hin. 1 The feasts of the Lord. 3 The sabbath, 4 The

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shall eat neither bread, passoter. 9. The sheaf of firstfruits. 15 The feast of Pentecost. 22 Gleanings to be left for

nor parched corn, nor green ears, the poor. 23 The feast of trumpets. 26 The day until the selfsame day that


have of atonement. 33 T'he feast of tabernacles. brought an offering unto your God: it And the Lord spake unto Moses, shall be a statute for ever throughout saying,

your generations in all your dwellings. 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, 15 | And ye shall count unto you and say unto them, Concerning the from the morrow after the sabbath, feasts of the LORD, which ye shall from the day that ye brought the proclaim to be holy convocations, even sheaf of the wave offering ; seven these are my feasts.

sabbaths shall be complete : 3 Six days shall work be done : but 16 Even unto the morrow after the the seventh day is the sabbath of rest, seventh sabbath shall ye number fifty an holy convocation; ye shall do no days; and ye shall offer a new meat work therein: it is the sabbath of the offering unto the Lord. Lord in all your dwellings.

17 Ye shall bring out of your habi

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