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Law of offerings.

NUMBERS, Sacrifice for sins of ignorance. prepare with the burnt offering or | ing: as ye do the heave offering of the sacrifice, one lamb.



21 for a meat offering two tenth deals of give unto the LORD an heave offering four mingled with the third part of in your generations. an hin of oil.

02 And if ye have erred, and not ob7 And for a drink offering thou shalt served all these commandments, which offer the third part of an hin of wine, the Lord hath spoken unto Moses, for a sweet savour unto the Lord. 23 Even all that the Lord hath com

8 And when thou preparest a bul- manded you by the hand of Moses, lock for a burnt offering, or for a sa- from the day that the LORD comcrifice in performing a vow, or peace manded Moses, and henceforward offerings unto the Lord:

among your generations ; 9 Then shall he bring with a bullock 24 Then it shall be, if ought be coma meat offering of three tenth deals of mitted by ignorance without the knowflour mingled with half an hin of oil. ledge of the congregation, that all the

10 And thou shalt bring for a drink congregation shall offer one young offering half an hin of wine, for an of- bullock for a burnt offering, for a sweet fering made by fire, of a sweet savour savour unto the LORD, with his meat unto the LORD.

offering, and his drink offering, accord- 1 11 Thus shall it be done for one bul- ing to the manner, and one kid of the lock, or for one ram, or for a lamb, goats for a sin offering.

25 And the priest shall make an a12 According to the number that ye tonement for all the congregation of shall prepare, so shall do to every the children of Israel, and it shall be one according to their number. forgiven them; for it is ignorance :

13 All that are born of the country and they shall bring their offering, a shall do these things after this manner, sacrifice made by fire unto the LORD, in offering an offering made by fire, and their sin offering before the LORD, of a sweet savour unto the Lord. for 14 And if a stranger sojourn with

you, | 26 And it shall be forgiven all the or whosoever be among you in your ge- congregation of the children of Israel, nerations, and will offer an offering and the stranger that sojourneth among made by fire, of a sweet savour unto them; seeing all the people were in the Lord; as ye do, so he shall do. ignorance.

15 One ordinance shall be both for 27 And if any soul sin through you of the congregation, and also for ignorance, then he shall bring a she the stranger that sojourneth with you, goat of the first year for a sin offering. an ordinance for ever in your genera

28 And the priest shall make an tions : as ye are, so shall the stranger atonement for the soul that sinneth igbe before the LORD.

norantly, when he sinneth by ignorance 16 One law and one manner shall before the Lord,to make an atonement be for you, and for the stranger that for him; and it shall be forgiven him. sojourneth with you.

29 Ye shall have one law for him 17 And the LORD spake unto Mo-' that sinneth through ignorance, both ses, saying,

for him that is born among the child18 Speak unto the children of Israel, ren of Israel, and for the stranger that and say unto them, When ye come sojourneth among them. into the land whither I bring you, 309 But the soul that doeth ought

19 Then it shall be, that, when ye eat presumptuously, whether he be born in of the bread of the land, ye shall offer the land, or a stranger, the same reup an heave offering unto the Lord. proacheth the LORD ; and that soul

20 Ye shall offer up a cake of the shall be cut off from among his people. first of your dough for an heave offer 31 Because he hath despised the word

The sabbath breaker stoned. ,

CHAP. XVI. The rebellion of Korah, &c. of the LORD, and hath broken his com- and On, the son of Peleth, sons of mandment, that soul shall utterly be cut Reuben, took men: off; his iniquity shall be upon him. 2 And they rose up before Moses,

32 And while the children of Is- with certain of the children of Israel, rael were in the wilderness, they found two hundred and fifty princes of the a man that gathered sticks upon the assembly, famous in the congregation, sabbath day.

men of renown: 33 And they that found him gather 3 And they gathered themselves ing sticks brought him unto Moses and together against Moses and against Aaron, and unto all the congregation. Aaron, and said unto them, Ye take

34 And they put him in ward, be too much upon you, seeing all the cause it was not declared what should congregation are holy, every one of be done to him.

them, and the LORD is among them : 35 And the Lord said unto Moses, wherefore then lift ye up yourselves The man shall be surely put to death: above the congregation of the LORD? all the congregation shall stone him 4 And when Moses heard it, he fell with stones without the camp.

upon his face : 56 And all the congregation brought 5 And he spake unto Korah and him without the camp, and stoned unto all his company, saying, Even him with stones, and he died; as the to morrow the LORD will shew who LORD commanded Moses.

are his, and who is holy; and will cause 37 And the LORD spake unto Mo- him to come near unto him : even him ses, saying,

whom he hath chosen will he cause 38 Speak unto the children of Israel, to come near unto him. and bid them that they make them 6 This do; Take you censers, Kofringes in the borders of their garments rah, and all his company; throughout their generations, and that 7 And put fire therein, and put inthey put upon the fringe of the bor-cense in them before the LORD to ders a ribband of blue :

morrow: and it shall be that the man 39 And it shall be unto you for a whom the LORD doth choose, he shall fringe, that ye may look upon it, and be holy: ye take too much upon you, remember all the commandments of ye sons of Levi. the LORD, and do them; and that ye 8 And Moses said unto Korah, Hear, seek not after your own heart and your


pray you, ye sons of Levi: own eyes, after which ye use to go a 9 Seemeth it but a small thing unto whoring :

you, that the God of Israel hath

sepa40 That ye may remember, and do rated you from the congregation of all my commandments, and be holy Israel, to bring you near to himself to unto your God.

do the service of the tabernacle of the 41 I am the LORD your God, which | LORD, and to stand before the conbrought you out of the land of Egypt, gregation to minister unto them? to be your God: I am the LORD your 10 And he hath brought thee near God.

to him, and all thy brethren the sons CHAP. XVI.

of Levi with thee: and seek ye the 1 The rebellion of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram. priesthood also ?

23 Moses separateth the people from the rebels 11 For which cause both thou and tents

. 31 The earth swalloroeth up Korah, and all thy company are gathered together fire consumeth others. 36 The censets are resorted to holy use.

41 Fourteen thousand against the Lord: and what is Åaron, and seten hundred are slain by a plague for that ye murmur against him? murmuring against Moses and Aaron. 46 12 And Moses sent to call Dathan Aaron by incense stayeth the plague.

and Abiram, the sons of Eliab: which Now Korah, the son of Izbar, the said, We will not come up: son of Kohath, the son of Levi, and 13 Is it a small thing that thou hast Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, brought us up out of a land that flow.

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The rebellion of Korah, 8c. NUMBERS, The earth swalloweth them up. eth with milk and honey, to kill us in and touch nothing of their’s, lest year the wilderness, except thou make thy- be consumed in all their sins. self altogether a prince over us? 27 So they gat up from the taber

14 Moreover thou hast not brought nacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, us into a land that floweth with milk on every side : and Dathan and Abiand honey, or given us inheritance of ram came out, and stood in the door fields and vineyards: wilt thou put of their tents, and their wives, and their out the eyes of these men ? we will sons, and their little children. not come up.

28 And Moses said, Hereby ye shali 15 And Moses was very wroth, and know that the Lord hath sent me to said unto the Lord, Respect not thou do all these works; for I have not done their offering : I have not taken one them of mine own mind. ass from them, neither have I hurt 29 If these men die the common one of them.

death of all men, or if they be visited 16 And Moses said unto Korah, Be after the visitation of all men; then thou and all thy company before the the LORD hath not sent me. LORD, thou, and they, and Aaron, to 30 But if the LORD make a new

thing, and the earth open her mouth, 17 And take every man his censer, and swallow them up, with all that and put incense in them, and bring ye appertain unto them, and they go down before the LORD

his censer, quick into the pit; then


shall untwo hundred and fifty censers; thouderstand that these men have provoked also, and Aaron, each of you his censer. the Lord. ,

18 And they took every man his censer, and put fire in them, and laid made an end of speaking all these incense thereon, and stood in the door words, that the ground clave asunder of the tabernacle of the congregation that was under them: with Moses and Aaron.

32 And the earth opened her mouth, 19 And Korah gathered all the con- and swallowed them up, and their gregation against them unto the door houses, and all the men that appertainof the tabernacle of the congregation: ed unto Korah, and all their goods. and the glory of the Lord appeared 33 They, and all that appertained to unto all the congregation.

them, went down alive into the pit, and 20 And the Lord spake unto Moses the earth closed upon them: and they and unto Aaron, saying,

perished from among the congregation. 21 Separate yourselves from among 34 And all Israel that were round this congregation, that I may consume about them fled at the cry of them : them in a moment.

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36 And the LORD spake unto 23 F And the LORD spake unto Mo-Moses, saying, ses, saying,

37 Speak unto Eleazar the son of 24 Speak unto the congregation, say- Aaron the priest, that he take up the ing, Get you up from about the taber censers out of the burning, and scatter nacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram. thou the fire yonder ; for they are

25 And Moses rose up and went hallowed. unto Dathan and Abiram; and the 38 The censers of these sinners elders of Israel followed him. against their own souls, let them make

26 And he spake unto the congre- them broad plates for a covering of gation, saying, Depart, I pray you, the altar: for they offered them before from the tents of these wicked men, the LORD, therefore they are hallow

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Many destroyed by a plague. CHAP. XVII.

Aaron's rod buddeth. ed: and they shall be a sign unto the ses unto the door of the tabernacle of children of Israel.

the congregation: and the plague was 89 And Eleazar the priest took the stayed. brasen censers, wherewith they that

CHAP. XVII. were burnt had offered; and they | 1 Auron's rod among all the rods of the tribes were made broad plates for a covering only flourisheth. 10 It is left for a monurnent of the altar:

against the rebels. 40 To be a memorial unto the chil. And the Lord spake unto Moses, dren of Israel, that no stranger, which saying, is not of the seed of Aaron, come near 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, to offer incense before the LORD; and take of every one of them a rod that he be not as Korah, and as his according to the house of their facompany: as the LORD said to him thers, of all their princes according by the hand of Moses.

to the house of their fathers twelve 41 | But on the morrow all the rods: write thou every man's name congregation of the children of Israel upon his rod. murmured against Moses and against 3 And thou shalt write Aaron's name Aaron, saying, Ye have killed the upon the rod of Levi: for one rod people of the Lord.

shall be for the head of the house of 42 And it came to pass, when the their fathers. congregation was gathered against 4 And thou shalt lay them in the Moses and against Aaron, that they tabernacle of the congregation belooked toward the tabernacle of the fore the testimony, where I will meet congregation : and, behold, the cloud with you. covered it, and the glory of the LORD 5 And it shall come to pass, that appeared.

the man's rod, whom I shall choose, 49 And Moses and Aaron came be- shall blossom: and I will make to fore the tabernacle of the congregation. cease from me the murmurings of the

44 And the LORD spake unto children of Israel, whereby they murMoses, saying,

mur against you. 45 Get you up

this 6 9 And Moses spake unto the chilgregation, that I may consume them dren of Israel, and every one of their as in a moment. And they fell upon princes gave him a rod apiece, for each their faces.

prince one, according to their fathers' 46 And Moses said unto Aaron, houses, even twelve rods: and the rod Take a censer, and put fire therein of Aaron was among their rods. from off the altar, and put on incense, 7 And Moses laid up the rods before and go quickly unto the congregation, the Lord in the tabernacle of witness. and make an atonement for them : for 8 And it came to pass, that on the there is wrath gone out from the morrow Moses went into the tabernaLord; the plague is begun.

cle of witness; and, behold, the rod of 47 And Aaron took as Moses com- Aaron for the house of Levi was budmanded, and ran into the midst of the ded,and brought forth buds,and bloomcongregation; and, behold, the plague ed blossoms, and yielded almonds. was begun among the people : and 9 And Moses brought out all the he put on incense, and made an atone- rods from before the LORD unto all ment for the people.

the children of Israel: and they look48 And he stood between the dead and ed, and took every man his rod. the living; and the plague was stayed. 10 And the LORD said unto Mo

49 Now they that died in the plague ses, Bring Aaron's rod again before were fourteen thousand and seven hun- the testimony, to be kept for a token dred, beside them that died about the against the rebels; and thou shalt matter of Korah.

quite take away their murmurings 50 And Aaron returned unto Mo- from me, that they die not.

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The charge of the Levites. NUMBERS,

The priests' portion. 11 And Moses did so: as the LORD the charge of mine heave offerings of commanded him, so did he.

all the hallowed things of the children 12 And the children of Israel spake of Israel; unto thee have I given them unto Moses, saying, Behold, we die, by reason of the anointing, and to thy we perish, we all perish.

sons, by an ordinance for ever.
18 Whosoever cometh any thing near 9 This shall be thine of the most
unto the tabernacle of the LORD shall holy things, reserved from the fire:
die: shall we be consumed with dying? every oblation of their's, every meat

offering of their's, and every sin offer-
ing of their's, and every trespass

1 The charge of the priests and Lecites. 9 The
priests' portion. 21 The Levites' portion. 25

ing of their's, which they shall render The heare offering to the priests out of the Le unto me, shall be most holy for thee vites' portion.

and for thy sons. And the Lord said unto Aaron, 10 In the most holy place shalt thou Thou and thy sons and thy father's eat it; every male shall eat it: it house with thee shall bear the iniquity shall be holy unto thee. . of the sanctuary: and thou and thy 11 And this is thine ; the heave offersons with thee shall bear the iniquity ing of their gift, with all the wave offerof your priesthood.

ings of the children of Israel: I have 2 And thy brethren also of the tribe given them unto thee, and to thy sons of Levi, the tribe of thy father, bring and to thy daughters with thee, by a thou with thee, that they may be joined statute for ever: every one that is unto thee, and minister unto thee: but clean in thy house shall eat of it. thou and thy sons with thee shall mine 12 All the best of the oil, and all ister before the tabernacle of witness. the best of the wine, and of the

3 And they shall keep thy charge, wheat, the firstfruits of them which and the charge of all the tabernacle : they shall offer unto the LORD, them only they shall not come nigh the ves- have I given thee. sels of the sanctuary and the altar, that 13 And whatsoever is first ripe in the neither they, nor ye also, die. land, which they shall bring unto the

4 And they shall be joined unto thee, LORD, shall be thine; every one that and keep the charge of the tabernacle is clean in thine house shall eat of it. of the congregation, for all the service 14 Every thing devoted in Israel of the tabernacle: and a stranger shall shall be thine. not come nigh unto you.

15 Every thing that openeth the 5 And ye shall keep the charge of matrix in all fleshi, which they bring the sanctuary, and the charge of the unto the Lord, whether it be of men altar: that there be no wrath any or beasts, shall be thine: nevertheless more upon the children of Israel. the firstborn of man shalt thou surely

6 And I, behold, I have taken your redeem, and the firstling of unclean brethren the Levites from among the beasts shalt thou redeem. children of Israel: to you they are 16 And those that are to be redeemgiven as a gift for the LORD, to do ed from a month old shalt thou rethe service of the tabernacle of the deem, according to thine estimation, congregation.

for the money of five shekels, after 7 Therefore thou and thy sons with the shekel of the sanctuary, which is thee shall keep your priest's office for twenty gerahs. every thing of the altar, and within the

17 But the firstling of a cow, or the vail; and ye shall serve: I have given firstling of a sheep, or the firstling of your priest's office unto you as a ser a goat, thou shalt not redeem; they vice of gift: and the stranger that are holy: thou shalt sprinkle their cometh migh shall be put to death. blood upon the altar, and shalt burn

8 And the LORD spake unto their fat for an offering made by fire, Aaron, Behold, I also have given thee for a sweet savour unto the LORD.

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