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FEAST OF PURIM.

to consume them, and to destroy | fastings and their cry. And the deEsth. ix. 17-19. 21-24, 26-32. On them: Wherefore they called these cree of Esther confirmed these the thirteenth day of the month days Purim, after the name of matters of Purim; and it was Adar, and on the fourteenth day of Pur: therefore, for all the words written in the book. the same rested thes, and made it a of this letter, and of that which day of feasting and gladness. But they had seen concerning this THESE FEASTS NOT BINDthe Jews that were at Shushan as matter, and which had come unto

ING ON CHRISTIANS. sernbled together on the thirteenth them, The Jews ordained, and day thereof, and on the fourteenth took upon them, and upon their

Rom. xiv, 5, 6. One man es. thereof; and on the fifteenth day seed, and upon all such as joined

teemeth one day above another; of the same they rested, and made themselves into them, 80 as it

another esteemeth every day it a day of feasting and gladness. should not fail, that they would

allke. Let every man be fully Therefore the Jews of the villages keep these two days according

persuaded in his own mind. He that dwelt in the unwalled towns, to their writing, and according that regarded the day, regarderb made the fourteenth day of the to their appointed time; every

it unto the Lord; and he that remonth Adar a day of gladness and year; And that these days should

I gardeth not the day, to the Lord feasting, and a good day, and of be remembered and kept through

he doth not regard it. He that sending portions one to another out every generation, every fa

eateth, eateth to the Lord, for be To stablish this among them, that mily, every province, and every

giveth God thanks; and he that they should keep the fourteenth city; and that these days of Purim

eateth not, to the Lord be eateth day of the month Adar, and the should not fail from among the

not, and giveth God thanks. Arieenth day of the same, yearly, Jews, nor the memorial of them Gal. iv. 9. 10. But now, after As the days wherein the Jews | perish from their seed.

rom their seed.

Then that

Then that ye have known God, or rested from their enemies, and the Esther the queen, the daughter of

rather are known of God, how month which was turned unto Abihail, and Mordecai the Jew,

turn ye again to the weak and them from sorrow to joy, and wrote with all authority, to con beggarly elements, whereunto yo from mourning into a good day; firm this second letter of Purim.

desire again to be in bondage? Ye that they should make them days And he sent the letters unto all observe days, and months, and of feasting and joy, and of sending the Jews, to the hundred twenty

times, and years. portions one to another, and gifts and seven provinces of the kingto the poor. And the Jews under-dom of Ahasuerus, with words of Ool. ii, 16, 17. Let no man theretook to do as they had begun, and peace and truth, To confirm these

fore judge you in meat, or in as Mordecai bad written upto days of Perim in their times ap

drink, or in respect of an holy them: because Haman, the son of pointed, according as Mordecai / day, or of the new moon, or of the Hammedatha, the Agagite, the the Jew and Esther the queen

en sabbath days: Which are & enemy of all the Jews, bad devised haci enjoined them, and as they shadow of things to come; but the against the Jews to destroy them, I had decreed for themselves, and body is of Christ. and bad cast Pur (that is, ide lot) for their seed, the matters of the (See also under ORDINANCES.)

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and Esther the queen Shadow of things to come; but the

SACRIFICE S.

1st.

I he brought him into the feld of choose out of all your tribeg to UNDER THE PATRIARCHAL | Zophim, to the top of Pisgah, and put his name there, even unto his

built seven altars, and offered a habitation shall yo seek, aud DISPENSATION.

bullock and a ram on every altar. thither thou shalt come: And Gen. iv, 3. 4. And in process of And Balaam said unto Balak, | thither ye shall bring your burut. time it came to pass, that Cain Build me here seven altars, and offerings, and your sacrifices, and brought of the fruit of the ground prepare me here seven bullocks | your tithes, anl heave-offerings an offering unto the LORD. And and seven rams. And Balak didas

and seven rams. And Balak did as of your hand, and your vows, and Abel, he also brought of the first-Balaam had said, and offered a your free-will-offerings, and the lings of his Rock and of the fat bullock and a ram on every altar. ( firstlings of your herds and 01 thereof. And the LORD had re

your flocks: But when ye go over spect unto Abel and to his offerJunto God a more excellent sacri- Jordan, an

Jordan, and dwell in tho land ing fice than Cain, by which he

which the LORD your God giveth

| you to inherit, and when he givGen, vili. 20. And Noah bullded obtained witness that he was

eth you rest from all your enean altar unto the LORD; and took righteous, God testifying of his

mies round about, so that yo of every clean beast, and of every gifts; and by it be, being dead,

dwell in safety; Then there shall clean fowl, and offered burut | yet speaketh.

be a place which the LORD your offerings on the altar.

God shall choose to cause his Gen. xxii, 13. And Abraham

2nd.

name to dwell there: thi her shall lifted up his eyes, and looked. and UNDER THE MOSAIO DIS.

ye bring all that I command you; behold behind him a ram caught

PENSATION.

your burnt-offerings, and your in a thicket by his horns: and

ONLY ONE PLACE OF SACRIFICE.

sacrifices, your tithes, and the Abraham went and took the ram,

heave-offering of your hand, and and offered him up for a burnt

Exod. xxix, 11. And thou shalt

all your choice vows which yo offering in the stead of his son, | kill the bullock before the LORD,

vow unto the LORD: Take heed by the door of the tabernacle of Gen. xxxi. 54. Then Jacob | the congregation,

to thyself, thou offer not thy

burnt - offerings in every place offered sacrifice upon the mount, Lev. xvil. 2-5, 8, 9. Speak unto that thou seest: But in the place and called his brethren to eat

Aaron, and unto his sons, and wbich the LORD shall choose in bread: and they did eat bread,

unto all the children of Israel, and one of thy tribes, there thou shalt and tarried all night in the

say unto them, Tbis is the thing offer thy burnt-offerings and mount. which the LORD hath command

there thou shalt do all that I Gen. xlvi. 1. And Israel took his ed, saying. What man soever

command thee. Thou mayest Journey with all that he had, and there be of the house of Israel

not eat within thy gates the tithe came to Beer-sheb3, and offered

Ponohaha and offered I that killeth an ox, or lamb, or l of thv corn or of thy wine. or of encricae unto the God of his I goat in the camp, or that killeth thy oil or the firstlings of thy father Isaac.

it out of the camp, And bringetu herds, or of thy flock, nor any of

it not unto the door of the taber- l thy vows which thon vowest, nor Drod. xviii. 12. And Jethro, pacle of the congregation, to thy free-will offerings, or heaveMoses' father in-law, took a offer an offering unto the LORD offerings of thine hand: But thou burnt offering and sacrifices for before the tabernacle of the LORD, must eat them before the LORD God: and Aaron came, and all the

blood shall be imputed unto that thy God in the place which the elders of Israel, to eat bread with

man; he hath shed blood; and that LORD thy God sball choose, thou, Moses' father-in-law before God. man shall be cut off from among

and thy son, and thy daughter, Num. xxii, 40. And Balak offer

his people: To the end that the and thy man-servant,andthymaided oxen and sheep, and sent to children of Israel may bring their servant, and the Levite that is Balaam, and to the princes that sacrifices which they oller in the

within thy gates:and thon shalt rewere with him.

open field, even that tjeymaybring joice before the LORD thy God in

them unto the LORD, unto the all that thon puttest thine hands Num. xxl, 1-4, 14, 29, 30. And

door of the tabernacle of the conBalaain said unto Balak, Build

unto. Only thy holy things me bere seven altary, and pre

gregation, unto the priest, and which thou hast, and thy vows,

offer them for peace-offerings unpare me here seven oxen and

thou shalt take, and go unto the to the LORD. And thou shalt say seven rams. And Balak did as

I place which the LORD shall choose: unto them, Whatsoever man Balaam had spoken; and Balak

And thou shalt offer tby burnt there be of the house of Israel, or and Balaam offered on every altar

offerings, the flesh and the blood, of the strangers which sojourn a bollock and a ram. And Bi

upon the altar of the LORD thy laam suid unto Balak, Stand by among you that offereth a burnt.

God; and the bloot of thy sacritby burnt offering, and I will go:

| offering or sacrifice, And bringeth | fices shall be poured out upon the

I it not unto the door of the taber- allar of the LORD thy God, and peradventure the Lord will come

pacle of the congregation, to l thou shalt eat the flesh. to meet me; and whatsoever he

offer it unto the LORD, even that showeth me, I will tell thee. And

2 Chron. xi. 16. And after them, he went to an high place. And mnan shall be cut off from among !

out of all the tribes of Israel, God met Bilaam: and he said unto bis people.

such as set their hearts to seek him, I have prepared seven altars. Deut. xll, 5, 6, 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, the LORD God of Israel, came to and I have offered upon erery 18, 26, 97. But unto the place Jerusalem, to sacrifice unto tho altar a bullock and a ram. And I whicb' the LORD your Gud sball | LORD God of their fathers,

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BUT RARELY ALSO OTHER Num. xxix, 39. These things ye and withont beast. The voice .. PLACES.

shall do unto the LORD in your of them that shall bring the sacri

set feasts, besides your vows, and fice of praise into the house of the Exod. xxiv. 5. And he sent

your free-will-offerings, for your LORD. For I will cause to return young men of the children of

burnt-offerings, and for your meat- the captivity of the land, as at the Israel, which offered burnt-offer

offerings, and for your drink-first, saith the LORD. ings, and sacrificed peace-offer

offerings, and for your peace-1 Micah vi. 6. 7. Where with shall ings of oxen unto the LORD. offerings.

I come before the LORD, and bow 1 Sam. x, 8. And thou shalt go

Deut. xxxlli, 19. They shall call myself before the high God? shall down before me to Gilgal; and,

the people unto the mountain: I come before him with burntbehold, I will come down unto

there they shall offer sacrifices of offerings, with calves of a year thee, to offer burnt-offerings, and

righteousness: for they shall suck old? Will the LORD be pleased to sacrifice sacrifices of peace.

of the abundance of the seas, and with thousands of rams, or with offerings: seven days shalt thou

of treasures hid in the sand. ten thousands of rivers of oil? tarry, till I come to thee, and | Ps. iv, 5. Offer the sacrifices of

shall I give my first-born for my shew thee what thou shalt do. righteousness, and put your trust

transgression, the fruit of my 1 Sam. xiii, 8-12. And he tarried in the LORD.

body for the sin of my soul? seven days, according to the set time that Samuel had appointed:

Ps. I, 6. Gather my saints to: but Samuel came not to Gilgal;

gether unto me; those that have P3. II, 17. The sacrifices of God

made a covenant with me by are a broken spirit: a broken and and the people were scattered from him. And Saul said, bring sacrifice.

a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt hither a burnt-offering to me, and Ps. Ii, 19. Then shalt thou be not despise, peace-offerings. And he offered | pleased with the sacrifces of Rom. xii, 1. I beseech you the burnt-offering. And it came righteousness, with burnt-offer- therefore, brethren, by the to pass, that, as soon as he had

ing, and whole burnt - offering: mercies of God, that ye present made an end of offering the burnt

then shall they offer bullocks your bodies a living sacrifice, offering. behold, Samuel came; upon thine altar.

boly, acceptable unto God, which and Saul went out to meet him, Ps. cvil, 22. And let them sacri. Is your reasonable service. that he might salute him. And fice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, Heb. xiii. 10. 15. 16. We have an Samuel said. What hast thou and declare his works with rejoic altar, wherevf they have no right done? And Saul said, Because I ing.

to eat which serve the tabernacle. saw that the people were scatter

Ps. cxviii, 27. God is the LORD, By bim therefore let us offer the ed from me, and that thou camest

which hath shewed us light: bind sacrifice of praise to God connot within the days appointed,

the sacrifice with cords, even unto tinually, that is, the fruit of our and that the Philistines gathered the horns of the altar,

lips giving thanks to his name. themselves together at Michmash; Therefore said I, The Philistines

Isa. xliii. 23. 24. Thou hast not But to do good and to communiwill come down now upon me to

brought me the small cattle of thy|cate forget not; for with such Gilgal, and I have not made sup

burnt-offerings, neither hast thou sacrifices God is well pleased. plication unto the LORD: I forced honoured me with thy sacrifices:

BUT NEVER A SUBSTITUTE FOR myself therefore, and offered a

I bave not caused thee to serve burnt-offering. with an offering, nor wearied

OBEDIENCE. thee with incense. Thou hast 1 Sam. xv. 22. And Samuel sala, THE TOKEN OF DEVOTION,

bought me no sweet cane with Hath the LORD as great delight in

money, neither hast thou filled AND THEREFORE ACCEPTED

burnt-offerings, and sacrifices as line with the fat of thy sacrifices; in obeying the voice of the LORD? BY GOD.

hade me to serve Behold, to obey is better than Lev. vil. 88. Which the Lord with thy sins, thou hast wearied

sacrifice, and to hearken than the commanded · Moses in mount me with thine iniquities.

fat of rame. Sinai, in the day that he com- Isa. 1x. 7. All the flocks of P8. 1. 7-14. Hear, O my people, manded the children of Israel to

Kedar sball be gathered together and I will speak; O Israel, and I offer their oblations unto the

unto thee, the rams of Nebaioth will testify against thee: I am LORD, in the wilderness of Sinai.

shall minister unto thee; they God, even thy God. I will not reLev. ix, 4-6. Also a bullock and shall come up with acceptance on prove thee for thy sacrifices, or a ram for peace-offerings. to mine altar, and I will glorify the thy burnt-offerings, to hare been sacrifice before the LORD; and a house of my glory.

continually before me. I will meat - offering mingled with oil: Jer. xvii, 26. And they sball

take no bullock out of thy house, for to-day the LORD will appear come from the cities of Judah, and

nor he-goats out of thy folds: For unto you. And they brought from the places about Jerusalem, every beast of the forest

every beast of the forest is mine, that which Moses commanded and from the land of Benjamin,

and the cattle upon a thousand before the tabernacle of the con and from the plain, and froin the

hills. I know all the fowls of the gregation; and all the congrega mountains, and from the south,

mountains; and the wild beasts of tion drew near, and stood before bringing burnt - offerings, and the field are mine. If I were the LORD. And Moses said. This sacrifices, and meat-offerings, and hungry, I would not tell thee: for is the thing wbich the LORD com incense, and bringing sacrifices the world is mine, and the fulness manded that ye should do; and of praise, unto the house of the thereof. Wil I eat the desh of the glory of the LORD shall appear LORD.

bulls, or drink the blood of goats? unto you.

Jer. xxxiii, 10, 11. Thus salth

Offer unto God thanksgiving; and Num. xxvili, 2. Command the the LORD, Again there shall be

pay thy VOWS unto the most children of Israel, and say unto heard in this place, which ye say

High. them, My offering, and my bread shall be desolate without man and

nd my bread I shall be desolate withont man and P3. li. 16. For thou desirest not for my sacrifices made by fire, for without beast, even in the cities sacrifice, else would I give it: a sweet savour unto me, shall ye of Judah, and in the streets of thou delightest not in burnt-offerobserve tv offer unto me in their Jerusalem, that are desolate, with-ing. due season.

out man, and without inhabitant, Ps. Ixis, 80, 81, I will praise the

saith the the fruit +LORD 13 pollmta. The

pame of God with a song, and will, neither will I regard the peace-1 bolden from the house of your magnify him with thanksgiving. offerings of your fat beasts. God. This also shall please the LORD Have ye offered unto me sacrifices

3rd. better than an ox or bullock that and offerings in the wilderness

DIFFERENT MATERIALS hath horns and hoofs.

forty years, O house of Israel? Prov. xxi, 3. To do justice and Mal, 1, 7, 8, 12-14. Ye offer

OF OFFERINGS. judgment is more acceptable to polluted bread upon mine altar;

QUADRUPEDS. the LORD than sacrifice.

and ye say, Wherein have we Lev. 1. 2. 10. Speak unto the chile

polluted thee? In that ye say, I dren of Israel, and say unto them, Isa. i, 11, 12. To what purpose is the multitude or your sacrifices

The table of the LORD is contemp- if any man of you bring an offer unto me? saith the LORD: I am tible. And if ye offer the blind

ing unto the LORD, ye shall bring full of the burnt-offerings of rams,

for sacrifice, is it not evil? and if your offering of the cattle, eren of

ye offer the lame and sick, is it the herd, and of the Rock. And and the fat of fed beasts; and I

not evil? offer it now unto. thy delight not in the blood of

if his offering be of the flocks, governor; will he be pleased with bullocks, or of lambs, or of he

namely, of the sheep, or of the thee, or accept thy person? saith goats. When yo come to appear

goats, for a burnt-sacrifice; ho the LORD of hosts. But ye bave before me, who hath required

shall bring it a male without profaned it, in that ye say, The this at your hand, to tread my

blemish. table of the LORD is polluted; and courts? the fruit thereof, even big meat,

Lev. 1x, 1-3. And it came to pass Jer. vil, 21, 22. Thus saith the is contemptible, Ye said also, on the eigoin a

on the eighth day, that Moses LORD of hosts. the God of Israel; Behold. what a weariness is at Carous.

Bebold. what a weariness is I called Aaron and his sons, and the Put your burnt-offerings unto and ye have snuffed at it, saith

elders of Israel; And he said unto your sacrifices, and eat flesh. For the LORD of hosts: and ye brought

Aaron, Take thee a young call for I spake not unto your fathers, nor

for & that which was torn, and the lame. 2 sin-offering, and a ram commanded them in the day that the sick: thug ve broncht unburnt-offering. without blemish, I brought them out of the land of | offering: should I accept this of and olier them before

and offer them before the LORD. Egypt, concerning burnt-offerings your hand? saith the LORD. But

And unto the children of Israel or sacrifices. cursed be the deceiver, which

thou shalt speak, saying, Take ye Hosea vl. 6. For I desired hath in his flock a male, and vow a kid of the goats for a sin-offermercy, and not sacrifice; and the eth, and sacrificeth unto the LORD

ing; and a calf and a lamb, both of knowledge of God more than a corrupt thing: for I am a great

the first year, without blemish, burnt-offerings.

King, salth the LORD of hosts, and for a burnt-offering. Matth. xii, 7. But if ye had

my name is dreadful among the Lev. xxii, 19. Ye shall offer at known what this meaneth, I will heathen.

your own will a male without have mercy, and not sacrifice, ye

blemish, of the beeves, of the would not have condemned the

Amos iv, 4, 6. Come to Beth-el. sheep, or of the goats. guiltless.

and transgress; at Gilgal multiply
transgression; and bring your

BIRDS.
NOT ACCEPTED WHEN NOT sacrifices every morning, and your Lev. 1. 14-17. And if the burnt-
OFFERED IN THE RIGHT SPIRIT. tithes after three years; and offer sacrifice for his offering to the
Lev. xxvi, 31. And I will make

a sacrifice of thanksgiving with LORD be of fowls, then he shall

leaven, and proclaim and publish your cities waste, and brlug your

bring his offering of turtle-doves, sanctuaries unto desolation, and I the free-offerings for this liketh

or of young pigeons. And the will not smell the savour of your

you, O yo cbildren of Israel, saith priest shall bring it unto the altar, sweet odours. the Lord GOD.

and wring off his head, and burn

it on the altar: and the blood Prov. xv, 8. The sacrifice of the

THE wicked is an abomination to the

DISCONTINUANCE THBEAT thereof shall be wrung out at the LORD: but the prayer of the up

ENED AS A GREAT CALAMITY.

side of the altar. And he shall

pluck away his crop with his fearight is his delight.

Dan, vill, 11, 12. Yea, he magni

thers, and cast it beside the altar, Prov. xxl, 27. The sacrifice of ned himself even to the prince of

on the east part, by the place of the wicked is abomination: how the host, and by him the daily

the ashes. And he shall cleave it much more when he bringeth it sacrifice was taken away, and the

with the wings thereof, but shall place of his sanctuary was cast with a wicked mind?

not divide it asonder: and the down. And an host was given Isa. lxvi. 3. He that killeth an him against the daily sacrifice by

priest shall burn it upon the altar, ox is as if he slew a man; he that reason of transgression, and it cast

upon the wood that is upon

the fire: it is a burnt-sacrifice, an sacrificeth a lamb, as if he cut off down the truth to the ground;

offering made by fire, of a sweet a dog's neck; he that offereth an and it practised, and prospered. oblation, as if he offered swine's

savour unto the LORD.

Dan. xl. 31. And arms shall blood; he that burneth incense, I stand on his part, and they shall as if he blessed an idol. Yea, | pollute the sanctuary of strength, TIIEIR QUALIFICATIONS. they have chosen their own ways, and their sonl deligbteth in their rifice, and they shall place the bath a blemish, that shall ye not

Lev, xxii, 20-27. But who

0-27. But whosoever abominations.

Tabomination that maketh desolate. I offer; for it shall not be acceptable Hosea viii, 13. They sacrifice Joel 1. 9. 13. The meat offering for you. And whosoever offereth flesh for the sacrifices of mine and the drink offering is cut ofl a sacrifice of peace-offerings unto offerings, and eat it; but the LORD | from the house of the LORD; the the LORD, to accomplish his vow, accepteth them not; now will he

prlests, the LORD'S ministers, or a free-will-offering in beeves or remember their iniquity, and

mourn. Gird yourselves, and la sheep, it shall be perfect to be acvisit their sins; they shall return ment, ye priests; howl, ye minis cepted: there shall be no blemish to Egypt.

ters of the altar; come, lie all therein. Blind, or broken, or Amos v, 22, 25. Though ye offer night in sackcloth, yo ministers of maimed, or having a wen, or me burnt-offerings, and your meat- my God: for the meat offering scurvy, or scabbed, ye shall not offerings, I will not accept them: and tbe drink offering is with offer these unto the LORD, nor

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make an offering by fire of them ! he shall bring it to Aaron's sons the | the altar for a gweot savour. even upon the altar unto the LORD. / priests, and he shall take thereout | the memorial of it, unto the LORD. Either a bullock or a lamb that his handful of the flour thereof,and

Lev. vil, 11-14. And this is tho hath any thing superfluous or of the oil thereof, with all the franklacking in his parts, that mayest incense thereof; and the priest shall

law of the sacrifico of peace-of. thou offer for a free-will-offering; burn the memorial of it upon the

ferings, which he shall offer unto but for a vow it shall not be ac-altar, to be an offering made byfire.

the LORD. If he offer it for a thanks. cepted. Ye shall not offer unto of a sweet savour unto the LORD.

giving, then he shall offer with tho the LORD that which is bruised, or And the remnant of the meat

sacrifice of thanksgiving unleap. crushed, or broken, or cut; neither offering shall be Aaron's and his

ened cakes mingled with oil, and shall ye make any ofering thereof sons'; it is a thing most holy of

unleavened wafers anointed with in your land. Neither from a the offerings of the LORD, made by

oil, and cakes mingled with oil, stranger's hand shall ye offer the | fire. And if thou bring an obla

of fine four, fried. Besides the bread of your God of any of these; tion of a meat-offering baken in

cakes, he shall offer for his of because their corruption is in the oven, it shall be unleaven

fering leavened bread with the them, and blemishes be in them: cakes of fine flour mingled with

sacrifice of thanksgiving of his they shall not be accepted for you. oil, or unleavened wafers anointed

peace-offerings. And of it he And the LORD spake unto Moses, with oil. And if thy oblation be

shall offer one out of the whole

oblation for an heave-offering unto saying, When a bullock, or a a meat-offering baken in a pan, it sheep, or a goat, is brought forth, shall be of fine flour unleavened,

the LORD, and it shall be the then it shall be seven days under mingled with oil. Thou shalt part

priest's that sprinkleth the blood the dam; and from the eighth day it in pieces, and pour oil thereon:

of the peace-offerings. and thenceforth it sball be accept it is a meat-offering. And if thy Lev. viii. 26. And out of the based for an offering made by fire oblation be a meat-offering baken I ket of unleavened bread. that reas unto the LORD.

in the frying pan, it shall be made before the LORD, he took one unDet ry 01 99 And if there he OJ nne llour with oil. And tlou leavened cake. and a cake of oiled any blemish therein, as if it be

shalt bring the meat-offering that I bread, and one wafer, and put lame, or blind or have any ill blem

is made of these things unto the them on the fat, and upon the isb, thou shalt not sacrifice it unto)

LORD: and when it is presented right shoulder. the LORD thy God, Thou shalt unto the priest, he shall bring it

Lev. ix, 17. And he brought the eat it within thy gates: the ununto the altar. And the priest

meat-offering, and took an bandclean and the clean person shall shall take from the meat-offering

ful thereof, and burnt it upon the eat it alike, as the roebuck, and a memorial thereof, and shall burn

altar, beside the burnt-sacrifice of as the hart.

it upon the altar: it is an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour

the morning. Deut. xvii, 1. Thou shalt not

uuto the LORD. And if thou offer Num. xv, 2-4, 6, 8, 9, 19-21. Speak sacrifice unto the LORD thy God

a meat-offering of thy first-fruits unto the children of Israel. and any bullock or sheep wherein is upto the LORD, thou shalt offer,

say unto them, When ye be come blemish, or any evil-favouredness: for the meat-offering of thy first

into the land of your habitations, for that is an aboinination unto

fruits, green ears of corn dried by which I give unto you. And will the LORD thy God.

the fire, eren corn beaten out of make an offering by fire unto the

full ears. And thou shalt put oil | LORD, a burnt-offering, or a sacriMEAT OFFERING.

upon it, and lay frankincense fice in performing a vow, or in a FOR PRIESTS. thereon: it is a meat-offering. And

free-will-offering, or in your 80Lev. vi. 20-23. This is the offer the priest shall burn the memorial lemn feasts, to make a sweet ing of Aaron, aud of his sons, of it, part of the beaten corn savour unto the LORD, of the herd. which they shall offer unto the thereof, and part of the oil there

or of the flock; Then shall be that

offereth his offering unto the LORD LORD in the day when he is or, with all the frankincense thereanointed; the tenth part of an of: it is an offering made by fire

bring a meat-offering of a tenthephah of fine flour for a meat unto the LORD.

deal of flour, mingled with the offering perpetual; halt ci itiri the

fourth part of an hin of oil. Or

Lev. v, 11, 12. But if he be not for a ram, thou shalt prepare for a morning, and half thereof at night. In a pan it shall be made with

able to bring two turtle doves, meat-offering two tenth-deals of oil; and when it is bakep, thou

or two young pigeons; then he flour, mingled with the third part shalt bring it in: and the baken

that sinned shall bring for his of- of an bin of oil. And when thog pieces of the meat-uffering shalt

fering the tenth part of an ephah preparest a bullock for a burnt-ofthou offer for a sweet savour unto

of fine flour for a sin-offering: hetering or for a sacrifice in perthe LORD. And the priest of his

shall put no oil upon it, neither forming a vow, or peace-offerings, sons that is anointed in his stead,

shall he put any twankincense unto the LORD; Then shall he bring shall offer it: it is & statute for

thereon; for it is a sin-offering with a bullock a meat-offering of ever unto the LORD; it shall be

Then shall he bring it to the three tenth-deals of four, mingled wholly burnt: For every meat

priest, and the priest shall take with half an hin of oil. Then it pilering for the priest shall be

his handful of it, even a memorial shall be, that, when ye eat of the wholly burnt: it shall not be eaten.

thereof, and burn it on the altar. bread of the land, ye shall offer

according to the offerings made up an heave offering unto the FOR PEOPLE.

by fire unto the LORD: it is a sin. LORD. Ye shall offer up a cake of offering.

the first of your dough for an Exod. xxix, 23. And one loaf of

heave-offering: as ye do the heavebread, and one cake of oiled bread, Lin. vi. 14. 15. And this is the offering of the threshing-floor, so and oue wafer out of the basket of law of the meat-offering: The sons shall ye heave it. Of the first of

be- of Aaron shall offer it before the / your dougb ye shall give unto the fore the LORD.

LORD, before the altar. And he LORD an heave-offering in your Lev, il, 1-9,14-16. And when any shall take of it his landfal, of the generations. will offer a meat-offering into the flour of the meai-ofiering, and of Num. XXviii. 5. 12, 13. And a LORD, his offering shall be of fine the oil thereof, and all the frank-tenth part of an epbah of four for floor; and he shall pour oil upon it, incense which is upon the meat-a meat-offering, mingled with the and put frankincense thereon. And I offering, and sholl burn it upon I fourth part of an bin of beaten

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