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The feast of trumpets.

LEVITICUS, The feast of tabernacles tations two wave loaves of two tenth ment, to make an atonement for you deals: they shall be of fine flour; before the LORD your God. they shall be baken with leaven; they 29 For whatsoever soul it be that are the firstfruits unto the LORD. shall not be afflicted in that same day,

18 And ye shall offer with the bread he shall be cut off from among his seven lambs without blemish of the people. first year, and one young bullock, and 30 And whatsoever soul it be that two rams: they shall be for a burnt doeth any work in that same day, the offering unto the LORD, with their same soul will I destroy from among meat offering, and their drink offer his people. ings, even an offering made by fire, of 31 Ye shall do no manner of work: it sweet savour unto the LORD.

shall be a statute for ever throughout 19 Then ye shall sacrifice one kid your generations in all your dwellings. of the goats for a sin offering, and 32 It shall be unto you a sabbath of two lambs of the first year for a sa rest, and ye shall afflict


souls: in crifice of peace offerings.

the ninth day of the month at even, 20 And the priest shall wave them from even unto even, shall ye celewith the bread of the firstfruits for a brate your sabbath. wave offering before the LORD, with 531 And the LORD spake unto the two lambs: they shall be holy to Moses, saying, the LORD for the priest.

34 Speak unto the children of Israel, 21 And ye shall proclaim on the saying, The fifteenth day of this seventh selfsame day, that it may be an holy month shall be the feast of tabernacles convocation unto you: ye shall do no for seven days unto the LORD. servile work therein: it shall be a sta 35 On the first day shall be an holy tute for ever in all your dwellings convocation : ye shall do no servile throughout your generations.

work therein. 22 And when ye reap the harvest of 36 Seven days ye shall offer an ofyour land, thou shaltnot make clean rid- fering made by fire unto the LORD; dance of the corners of thy field when on the eighth day shall be an holy thou reapest, neither shalt thou gather convocation unto you; and ye shall any gleaning of thy harvest : thou shalt offer an offering made by tire unto leave them unto the poor, and to the the LORD: it is a solemu assembly; stranger: I am the LORD


God. and ye shall do no servile work therein. 23 | And the LORD spake unto 37 These are the feasts of the LORD, Moses, saying,

which ye shall proclaim to be holy 24 Speak unto the children of Israel, convocations, to offer an offering made saying, In the seventh month, in the by fire unto the LORD, a burnt offering, first day of the month, shall ye have and a meat offering, a sacrifice, and sabbath, a memorial of blowing of drink offerings, every thing upon his trumpets, an holy convocation. day :

25 Ye shall do no servile work there 38 Beside the sabbaths of the LORD, in: but ye shall offer an offering made and beside your gifts, and beside all by fire unto the LORD.

your vows, and beside all


freewill 26 And the LORD spake unto offerings, which yegive unto the LORD. Moses, saying,

39 Also in the fifteenth day of the 27 Also on the tenth day of this seventh month, when ye have gathered seventh month there shall be a day of in the fruit of the land, ye shall keep atonement: it shall be an holy convo a feast unto the LORD seven days : cation unto you; and ye shall afflict on the first day shall be a sabbath, and your souls, and offer an offering made on the eighth day shall be.a sabbath. by fire unto the Lord.

40 And ye shall take you on the 28 And ye shall do no work in that first day the boughs of goodly trees, same day; for it is a day of atone- branches of palm trees, and the boughs

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berate The oil for the lamps


The law of blasphemy. for you of thick trees, and willows of the place : for it is most holy unto him

brook; and ye shall rejoice before of the offerings of the Lord made by the LORD your God seven days. fire by a perpetual statute.

41 And ye shall keep it a feast unto 10 And the son of an Israelitish NOTE the Lord seven days in the year. It woman, whose father was an Egyp

shall be a statute for ever in your ge- tian, went out among the children of the generations : ye shall celebrate it in the Israel: and this son of the Israelitish dar, til serenth month.

woman and a man of Israel strove to42 Ye shall dwell in booths seven gether in the camp;

days; all that are Israelites born shall 11 And the Israelitish woman's son work : dwell in booths :

blasphemed the name of the LORD, cugetal 43 That your generations may know and cursed. And they brought him helen that I made the children of Israel to unto Moses : (and his mother's name ben's dwell in booths, when I brought them was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, soub's out of the land of Egypt: I am the of the tribe of Dan :) your God.

12 And they put him in ward, that 44 And Moses declared unto the chil- the mind of the LORD might be shewed dren of Israel the feasts of the LORD. them. CHAP. XXIV.

13 And the LORD spake unto Moi 1 The oil for the lumps. 5 The shewbread. 10

ses, saying, Skelomith's som blasphemeth. 13 The law of 14 Bring forth him that hath cursed blasphemy: 17 of murder. 18 Of dumage. without the camp; and let all that 23 The blasphemer is stoned.

heard him lay their hands upon his And the Lord spake unto Moses, head, and let all the congregation stone saying,

bim. 2 Command the children of Israel, 15 And thou shalt speak unto the that they bring unto thee pure oil children of Israel, saying, Whosoever olive beaten for the light, to cause curseth his God shall bear his sin. the lamps to burn continually. 16 And he that blasphemeth the

3 Without the vail of the testimony, name of the Lord, he shall surely be in the tabernacle of the congregation, put to death, and all the congregation shall Aaron order it from the evening shall certainly stone bim : as well the unto the morning before the LORD stranger, as he that is born in the land, continually: it shall be a statute for when he blasphemeth the name of the ever in your generations.

LORD, shall be put to death. 4 He shall order the lamps upon

the 17 And he that killeth any man pure candlestick before the LORD shall surely be put to death.

18 And he that killeth a beast shall 5. And thou shalt take fine four, make it good; beast for beast. and bake twelve cakes thereof: two

19 And if a man cause a blemish in tenth deals shall be in one cake.

his neighbour; as he hath done, so 6 And thou shalt set them in two shall it be done to him ; rows, six on a row, upon the pure

20 Breach for breach, eye for eye, table before the Lord.

tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a 7 And thou shalt put pure frankin- blemish in a man, so shall it be done cense upon each row, that it may be to him again. on the bread for a memorial, even an

21 And he that killeth a beast, he offering made by fire unto the LORD. shall restore it: and he that killeth Is ek very sabbath he shall set it in a man, he shall be put to death.

22 Ye shall have one manner of being taken from the children of Israei law, as well for the stranger, as for

one of your own country : for I am 9 And it shall be Aaron's and his the LORD your God. sons'; and they shall eat it in the holy

23 | And Moses spake to the child145



by an everlasting covenant.

The year of jubile.

LEVITICUS, The redemption of land. ren of Israel, that they should bring 11 A jubile shall that fiftieth year forth him that had cursed out of the be unto you: ye shall not sow, neither camp, and stone him with stones. reap that which groweth of itself in And the children of Israel did as the it, nor gather the grapes in it of thy LORD commanded Moses.

vine undressed. CHAP. XXV.

12 For it is the jubile; it shall be 1 The sabbath of the seventh year. 8 The jubile holy unto you: ye shall eat the in

in the fiftieth year. 14 Of oppression. 18 A crease thereof out of the field. blessing of obedience. 23 The redemption of

13 In the year of this jubile ye shall land. 29 Of houses. 35 Compassion of the poor. 39 The usage of bondmen. 47 The return every man unto his possession. redemption of servants.

14 And if thou sell ought unto thy And the LORD spake unto Moses neighbour, or buyest ought of thy in mount Sinai, saying,

neighbour's hand, ye shall not oppress 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, one another : and say unto them, When


come into 15 According to the number of years the land which I give you, then shall after the jubile thou shalt buy of thy the land keep a sabbath unto the LORD. neighbour, and according unto the

3 Six years thou shalt sow thy field, number of years of the fruit he shall and six years thou shalt prune thy vine- sell unto thee : yard, and gather in the fruit thereof; 16 According to the multitude of 4 But in the seventh year

shall be a

years thou shalt increase the price sabbath of rest unto the land, a sabbath thereof, and according to the fewness for the LORD: thou shalt neither sow of years thou shalt diminish the price thy field, nor prune thy vineyard. of it: for according to the number

5 That which groweth of its own of the years of the fruits doth he sell accord of thy harvest thou shalt not unto thee. reap, neither gather the grapes of thy

17 Ye shall not therefore oppress vine undressed: for it is a year of rest one another; but thou shalt fear thy unto the land.

God: for I am the LORD your God. 6 And the sabbath of the land shall

Wherefore ye

shall do my stabe meat for you ; for thee, and for tutes, and keep my judgments, and do thy servant, and for thy maid, and for them; and ye shall dwell in the land thy hired servant, and for thy stranger in safety. that sojourneth with thee,

19 And the land shall yield her fruit, 7 And for thy cattle, and for the and ye shall eat your fill, and dwell beast that are in thy land, shall all the therein in safety. increase thereof be meat.

20 And if ye



What shall we 87 And thou shalt number seven eat the seventh year? behold, we shall sabbaths of years unto thee, seven not sow, nor gather in our increase: times seven years; and the space

of 21 Then I will command my blessthe seven sabbaths of years shall be

ing upon you in the sixth


and it unto thee forty and nine years.

shall bring forth fruit for three years. 9 Then shalt thou cause the trum

22 And ye shall sow the eighth year, pet of the jubile to sound on the tenth and eat yet of old fruit until the ninth day of the seventh month, in the day year; until her fruits come in ye shall of atonement shall ye make the trum eat of the old store. pet sound throughout all your land. 23 | The land shall not be sold for

10 And ye shall hallow the fiftieth ever: for the land is mine; for ye are year, and proclaim liberty throughout strangers and sojourners with me. all this land unto all the inhabitants 24 And in all the land of your posthereof: it shall be a jubile unto you; session ye shall grant a redemption for and

ye shall return every man unto his the land. possession, and ye shall return every 25 | If thy brother be waxen poor, inan unto his family.

and hath sold away some of his pos


The redemption of houses, CHAP. XXV.

und of serrants. session, and if any of his kin come to 38 I am the LORD your God, which redeem it, then shall he redeem that brought you forth out of the land of which his brother sold.

Egypt, to give you the land of Canaan, 26 And if the man have none to redeem and to be


God. it, and himself be able to redeem it; 39 And if thy brother that dwell.

27 Then let him count the years of eth by thee be waxen poor, and be the sale thereof, and restore the over sold unto thee; thou shalt not complus unto the man to whom he sold it; pel him to serve as a bondservant: that he may return unto his possession? 40 But as an hired servant, and as a

28 But if he be not able to restore it sojourner, he shall be with thee, and to him, then that which is sold shall shall serve thee unto the year of remain in the hand of him that hath jubile: bought it until the year of jubilee: and 41 And then shall he depart from in the jubilee it shall go out, and he thee, both he and his children with shall return unto his possession. him, and shall return unto his own

29 And if a man sella dwelling house family, and unto the possession of his in a walled city, then he may.redeem fathers shall he return. it within a whole year after it is sold; 42 For they are my servants, which I within a full year may he redeem it. brought forth out of the land of Egypt:

30 And if it be not redeemed within they shall not be sold as bondmen. the space of a full year, then the house 43 Thou shalt not rule over him that is in the walled city shall be es- with rigour: but shalt fear thy God. tablished for ever to him that bought 44 Both thy bondmen, and thy bondit throughout his generations: it shall maids, which thou shalt have, shall be not go out in the jubile.

of the heathen that are round about 31 But the houses of the villages you ; of them shall ye buy bondmen which have no wall round about them and bondmaids. shall be counted as the fields of the 45 Moreover of the children of the country: they may be redeemed, and strangers that do sojourn among you, they shall go out in the jubile. of them shall ye buy, and of their fa

39 Notwithstanding the cities of the milies that are with you, which they Levites, and the houses of the cities begat in your land: and they shall be of their possession, may the Levites your possession. redeem at any time.

46 And ye shall take them as an in33 And if a man purchase of the Le-heritance for your children after you, vites, then the house that was sold, and to inherit them for a possession; they the city of his possession, shall go out shall be your bondmen for ever: but in the year of jubile: for the houses of over your brethren

over your brethren the children of the cities of the Levites are their pos- Israel, ye shall not rule one over anosession among the children of Israel. ther with rigour.

34 But the field of the suburbs.of 47 | And if a sojourner or stranger their cities may not be sold; for it is wax rich by thee, and thy brother that their perpetual possession.

dwelleth by him wax poor, and sell 35 | And if thy brother be waxen himself unto the stranger or sojourner poor, and fallen in decay with thee; by thee, or to the stock of the stranthen thou shalt relieve him: yea, though ger's family: he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that 48 After that he is sold he may be live with thee.

redeemed again; one of his brethren 36 Take thou no usury of him, or may redeem him: increase: but fear thy God; that thy 49 Either his uncle, or his uncle's brother may live with thee.

son, may redeem him, or uny that is 37 Thou shalt not give him thy mo- nigh of kin unto him of his family ney upon usury, nor lend him thy may redeem him; or if he be able, he victuals for increase.

may redeem himself.

he may


Blessings promised.


Plagues threatened. 50 And he shall reckon with him | beasts out of the land, neither shall that bought him from the year that he the sword go through your land. was sold to him unto the year of ju 7 And ye shall chase your enemies, bile: and the price of his sale shall be and they shall fall before you by the according unto the number of


sword. according to the time of an hired ser 8 And tive of you shall chase an hunvant shall it be with him.

dred, and an hundred of you shall put 51 If there be yet many years behind, ten thousand to flight: and your eneaccording unto them he shall give mies shall fall before you by the sword. again the price of his redemption out 9 For I will have respect unto you, of the money that he was bought for. and make you fruitful,and multiply you, 52 And if there remain but few years and establish my covenant with

you. unto the year of jubile, then he shall 10 And

shall eat old store, and count with him, and according unto bring forth the old because of the new. his years shall he give him again the 11 And I will set my tabernacle price of his redemption.

among you: and my soul shall not 53 And as a yearly hired servant shall abhor you. he be with him: and the other shall not 12 And I will walk among you, rule with rigour over him in thy sight. and will be your God, and ye shall be

54 And if he be not redeemed in my people. these yeurs, then he shall go out in 13 I am the LORD your God, which the year of jubile, both he, and his brought you forth out of the land of children with him.

Egypt, that ye should not be their bond55 For unto me the children of Israel men; and I have broken the bands of are servants; they are my servants your yoke, and made you go upright. whom I brought forth out of the land 14 | But if ve will not hearken unof Egypt: I am the Lord your God. to me, and will not do all these com

mandments; CHAP. XXVI.

15 And if ye shall despise my sta1 Of idolatry. 2 Religiousness. 3 A blessing to them thut keep the commandments.

tutes, or if

soul abhor my judg

your curse to those that break them. 40 God pro- ments, so that ye will not do all my

iniseth to remember them that repent. commandments, but that ye break my Ye shall make you no idols nor gra covenant : ven image, neither rear you up a stand 16 I also will do this unto you; I ing image, neither shall ye set up any will even appoint over you terror, conimage of stone in your land, to bow sumption, and the burning ague, that down unto it: for I am the Lord shall consume the eyes, and cause sor

row of heart: and ye shall sow your seed 2 Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and re- in vain, for your enemies shall eat it. verencemy sanctuary:I am the LORD. 17 And I will set my face against

3 If ye walk in my statutes, and you, and ye shall be slain before your keep my commandments, and do them; enemies: they that hate you shall

4 Then I will give you' rain in due reign over you; and ye shall fee when season, and the land shall yield her in none pursueth you. crease, and the trees of the field shall

18 And if ye will not yet for all this yield their fruit.

hearken unto me, then I will punish 5 And your threshing shall reach you seven times more for your sins. unto the vintage, and the vintage shall 19 And I will break the pride of your reach unto the sowing time: and ye power; and I will make your heaven shall eat your bread to the full, and as iron, and your earth as brass : dwell in your land safely.

20 And your strength shall be spent 6 And I will give peace in the land, in vain: for your land shall not yield and ye shall lie down, and none shall her increase, neither shall the trees of make you afraid: and I will rid evil | the land yield their fruits.

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your God.

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