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Ordinances for the prince, CHAP. XLVI. and for the people. the people of the land a builock for a them, when they go in, shall go in; sin-offering.

and when they go forth, sbal so 93 And seven days of tbe feast he fortb. shall prepare a burnt-offering to the 11 And in the feasts, and in the LORD, seven bullocks and seven rams solemnities, the meat-offering sball without blemish daily the seven days: be an ephab to a bullock, and an and a kid of the goats daily for a sin- ephah to a ram, and to the lambs as he offering

is able to give, and an hin of oil :o an 24 And be shall prepare a meat of ephab. fering of an ephah for a bullock, and 19 Now when the prince shall pre an ephah for a ram, and an hin of oil pare a voluntary burnt-offering or for an ephab.

peace-offerings voluntarily unto the 25 In the seventh month, in the LORD, one shall then open bin the fifteenth day of the month, shall be do gate that looketh toward the east, and the like in the feast of the seven days, be shall prepare bis burnt-offering and according the sin-offering, accord- his peace-offerings, as he did on the ing to the burnt-offering, and accord- sabbath day: then he shall go forth; ing to the meat-offering, and accord- and after his going forth onc shall shut ing to the oil.

the gate. CHAP. XLVI.

13 Thou shalt daily prepare a burnt. THUS saith the Lord GOD; The gate offering unto the LORD of a lamb of

of the inner court that looketh to the first year without blemish: thou ward the east shall be shut the six shalt prepare it every morning. working days: but on the sabbath it 14 And thou shalt prepare a meat. shall be opened, and in the day of the offering for it every morning, the sixth new moon it shall be opened.

part of an ephab, and the third part 2 And the prince shall enter by of ap bin of oil, to temper with the the way of the porch of that gate fine four: a meat-offering continually without, and shall stand by the post of hy a perpetual ordinance unto the the gate, and the priest shall prepare LORD. his burni-offering and bis peace-offer- 15 Thus shall they prepare the ings, and he shall worship at the lamb, and the meat-offering, and the threshold of the gate: then be shall oil, every morning, for a continua! go forth; but the gate shall not be shut burnt-offering, until the evening.

16 Thus saith the Lord GOD; If 3 Likewise the people of the land the prince give a gift unto any of his shall worship at the door of this gate sons, the inheritance thereof shall be before the LORD in the sabbaths and in his sons'; it shall be their possession by the new moons.

inheritance. 4 And the burnt-offering that the 17 But if he give a gift of his inheprince shall ffer unto LORD in ritance to one of his servants, then the sabbath day shall be six lambs it shall be his to the year of liberty ; without blemish, and a ram without after it shall return to the prince : but blemisb.

bis inberitance shall be his sons' for 5 And the meat-offering shall be them. en epbah for a ram, and the meat-of- 18 Moreover the prince shall not fering for the lambs as be shall be take of the people's inheritance by able to give, and an bin of oil to an oppression, to thrust them out of epbah.

their possession ; but be sball give 6 And in the day of the new inoon his sons inheritance out of his own it shall be a young bullock without possession: that my people be not blemish, and six lambs, and a ram : scattered every man from his possesthey shall be without blemish.

sioo. And he sball prepare a meat- 19 After he brought me through the offering, an epbab for a bullock, and entry, which was at the side of the an ephah for a ram, and for the gate, into the holy chambers of the lambs according as his band shall priests, which looked toward the north: attain unto, and an hin of oil to an and behold, there was a place on the ephah.

two sides westward. 8 And when the prince shall enter, 20 Then said he unto me, This be sball go in by the way of the porch is the place where the priests shall of that gate, and be all go forth by boil the trespass-offering and the sinthe way thereof,

offering, wbere they shall bake the 9. But when the people of the land meat-offering; that they bear them not shail" come before the LORD in the out into the outer court, to sanctify solemn feasts, he that enterétb in by the people. the way of the north gate to worship 21 Tben he brought me forth into shall go out by the way of the south the outer court, and caused me to gate; and he that entereth by the way pass by the four corners of the court; of the south gate shall go forth by the land behold, in every corner of the way of the north gate: tie shall not re- court there was a coart. turn by the way of the gate whereby 92 In the four corners of the court he came in, but shall go forth over there were courts joined, of forty cubits against it.

long and thirty broad ; these four core 10 And the prince in the midst of ners were of one measure.

The sision of the Holy waters,. \ EZEKIEL.

The land divides. 93 And there was a row of build-' 19 And by the river upon the bank ing round about in them, round about thereof, on this side and on that side, them tour, and it was made with shall grow all trees for meat, whose boiling places under the tows round leaf shall not fade, neither shall the about.

fruit thereof be consumed: it sball 24 Then said he unto mc, These are bring forth new fruit according to his the places of them that boil, where the months, becuuse their waters they s. ininisters of the house sball boil ibe sued out of the sanctuary: and the fruit Sacrifice of the people.

thereof shall be for meat, and the leat

hereof for medicine. CHAP. XLVII.

13 Thus saith the Lord GOD, This shall be the border, whereby ye

to the ur:to the door of the boose ; and twelve tribes of Israel: Joseph shall behold waters issued out froin under have two portions. the threshold of the house eastward: 14 And ye shall inheri. it, one as for the forefront of the house stood 10- well as another: concerning the which wird the east, and the waters carne I lifted up mine hand to give it unia down troin uoder from the night side your fathers and this land shall fal of the bouse, at the south side of the unto you for interitance. altar.

15 And this shall be the border a 2 Then brought he me out of the the land toward the north side, fron way of the gate northward, and led the great sea, the way of Hethlon, an ne about the way without unto the men go to Zedau; outer gate, by the way that looketh 16 Hamath, Berothah, Sibrairn, eastwaid; and behold, ibere ran out which is between the border of Dan waters on the right side.

mascus and the border of Hamath: 3 And when the mar: that had the Hazar-tatticoa, which is by the coast line in his hand went forth eastward, of Hauran. he measured a thousanu cubits, and 17 And the border from the sea be brought me through the waters ; sha!! be Hazar-enon, the border of the waters were to the aucles.

Damascus, and the north northward, Again be measurel a thousand, and the border of Hamath. And this and brought me through the waters; is the north side. the waters were to the knees. Again be 18. And the east side ye shall mea. measured a thousand, and brougbi sure from Hauran, and from Damasme through ; ibe waters were to the cus, and from Gilead, and from the .oins.

land of Israel by Jordan, from the 5 Afterward he measured a thou-border unto the east sea. Anu this is sand; and it was a river that I could be east side. not pass over; for the waters were 19 And the south side sontbward, risen, waters to swim in, a river that from Tamar, men to the waters of could not be passed over.

strife in Ka esh, the river, to be 6 And he said unto me, Son of great sea. And this is the soutb side nan, hast thou seen this? Then he southward. brought me, and caused me to relurn 20 The west side also shall be tbe to the brink of the river.

great sea from the border, till a man 7 Now when I bad returned, behold, come over against Hamath.

This is at the bank of the river were very the west side. many trees on the one side and on the 21 So shall ye divide this land va. other.

to you according to the tribes of Is8 Then said he unjo me, These wa- rael ters issue out toward the east country, 22 | And it shall come to pass, that and go down into the desert, and go yc shall divide it by lot for an inherit into the sea : which being brought ance upto you, and to the strangers forth into the sea, the waters shall be that sojourn among you, which shal. healed.

beget children among you; and they 9 And it shall coine to pass, that shall be unto you as born in the counevery thing that liveth, wbich moveth, try among the children of Israel ; they whithersoever the rivers shall come, shall have inheritance with you among sball live: and there shall be a very the tribes ot Israel. great multitude of fish, because these 23 And it shall come to pass, that waters shall come thither for they in wbat tribe the stranger sojourneth, shall be healed ; and every thing shall bere shall ye gire hin his inberitance live wbither the river coineth.

saith the Lord GOD. 10 And it shall come to pass, that the fishers sball stand upon it from

CHAP. XLVIII. En-gedi even unto En-eglaim; they shall be a place to spread forth nets: Now these are the names of the tribes their fisb sball be according to their kinds, as the fist of the great sea, ex- the way of Herblon, as one goeth to ceeding many.

Hamath, Ilazar-enan, the border of 11 But the miry places thereof and Damascus northward, to the coast of The marshes thereof shall not be beal- Hamath; for these are his sides east ed: they shall be given to salt. and wrest; a portion for D:10.

The portions of the


twelve triba. 9. And by the border of Dan, from, fifty, and toward the south two hun: the east side unto the west side, a por- dred and fifty, and toward the east tion for Asher.

two hundred and fifty, and toward the 3 And by the border of Asber, from west two hundred and fifty. the east side even unto the west side, 19 And the residue in length over a portion for Naphtal).

against the oblation of the boly por. 4 And by the border of Naphtali,tion shall be ten thousand east ward, from the east side unto the west side, and ten thousand westward and it a portion for Manasseh.

shall be over against the oblation of 5 And by the border of Manasseb, the holy portion ; and the increase from the east side unto the west side, thereof shall be for food unto them a portion for Ephraim.

that serve the city. 6 And by the border of Ephraim, 19 And they that serve the city from the east side even unto the west shall serve it out of all the tribes of side, a portion for Reuben.

Israel. 7 And Ly the border of Reuben, from 20 All the oblation shall be five and the east side unto the west side, a por twenty thousand by five and twenty tion for Judah.

thousand : ye shall offer the holy obla8 And by the border of Judah, from tion four-square, with the possession of the east side unto the west side, shall the city. be the offering wbicb ye sball offer of 21 And the residue shall be for the five and twenty thousand reeds in prince, on the one side and on the breadth, and in length as one of the other of the boly oblation, and of the other parts, from the east side unto possession of the city, over against the the west side: and the sanctuary shall five and twenty thousand of the obla. be in the midst of it.

tion towarii the east border, and west9 The oblation that ye shall offer ward over against the five and twen. unto the LORD shall be of five and ly the sand toward the west border, twenty thousand in length, and of ten over against che portions for the ibousand in breadth.

prince: and it shall be the holy obla10 And for them, even for the tion, and the sanctuary of the house priests, shall be this holy oblation ; shall be in the midst thereof. toward the north five and twenty 22 Moreover, from the possession of thousand in length, and toward :ht. the Levites, and from the possession west ten thousand in breadth, and of the city, being in the midst of that toward the


ten housand in which is the prince's, between the bor. breadtb, and toward the south five der os udah and the border of Ben. and twenty thousand in length : and jamin, shall be for tbe prince. the sanctuary of the LORD shall be in 23 As for the rest of the tribes, the midst thereof.

from the east side unto the west side, 11 It shall be for the priests that are Benjamin shall have a portion. sanctified of the sons of Zadok ; which 24 And by the border of Benjamin, have kept my charge, wbich went from the east side unto the west side, not astray when the children of Israel Simeon shall have a portion. went astray, as the Levites went 25 And by the border of Simeon, astray.

from the east side unto the west side, 12 And this oblation of the land Issachar a portion. that is offered shall be unto them a 26 And by the border of Issachar, thing most holy by the border of the from the east side unto the west side, Levites.

Zebulun a portion. 13 And over against the border of 97 And hy the border of Zebulun, the priests, the Levites shall hare five from the east side unto the west side, and twenty thousand in length, and Gad a portion. ien thousand in breadth: all the 23 And by the border of Gad, at the length shall be five and twenty tlou- south side southward, the border shall sand, and the breadth ten thousand. be even from Tamar unto the waters

14 And they shall not sell of it, of strife in Kadesh, and to the river ncither exchange, ror alienare the toward the great sea. first-fruits of the land; for it is holy 29 This is the land wliich ye shall di. anto the LORD.

vide by lot unto tbe tribes of Israel for 15 And the five thousand, that are inberitance, and these are their po!. left in the breadth over against the tions, suits the Lord GOD, five and twenty thousand, shall be a 30 And these are the goings out of profane place for the city, for dwell, the city on the north side, four thou. ing, and for suburhs: and the city shall sand and five hundred measures. be in the midst thereof.

31 And une gates of the city shall be 16 And these shall be the measures after the names of the tribes of Israel : thereof; the north side four thousand three gates northward ; one gate of and five hundred, and the south side Reuben, one gate of Judab, one gate four thousand and five hundred, and of Levi. on the east side four thousand and five 32 And at the east side four thouhindred, and the west side four thou- sand and five hundred: and threa sand and five bundred.

gates; one gate of Joseph, one gate of 17 And the suburbs of the city shall Benjamin, one gate of Dan. be toward the Dorth two bundred and 33 And at the south side four Dansel, Hananiah, &c.


refuse the king's treat thousand and five hundred measures : gates; one gate o! Gad, one gate al and three gales; one gate of Simeon, Asher, one gate of Naphtali. one gate of Issachar, one gate of Ze 35 It was sound about eightees bulun.

tbousand measures : and the name of 34 At the west side four thousand the city froin that day shall be, Tes and five hundred, with their three LORD is there.


CHAP. 1.

12 Prove thy servants, I beseech In the third year of the reign of Jebo: thee; ten days and let them give us

iakim of to to . chadnezzar king of Babylon unto Jeru. 13 Then let our countenances be salem, and besieged it.

looked upon before thee, ani tte 2 And the LORD gave Jeboiakim countenances of the children that est king of Judah mto his hand, with of the portion of the king's meat. part of the vessels of the house of and as thou sees!, deal with thy serGod; which he carried into the land vanis. of Shinar to the bouse of bis god; and 14 So he consented to them in this He brought the vessels into the trea- matter, and proved thein ten days. sure house of his god.

15 And at the end of ten dars their 39 And the king spake unto Ash- countenances appeared fairer and fare penaz the master of his eunuchs, that ter in tiesh than all the children whics he should bring certain of the children did eat the portion of the kings of Israel, and of the king's sced, and meai. of the princes :

16 Thus Melzar took away the por 4 Children in whom was no blemish, tion of their meat, and the wine that but weil favoured, and skilful in all they should drink; and gave thera wisdom, and cunning in knowledge, pulse. and understanding, science, and such 17 As for these four children, Ged as had ability in them to stand in the gave them knowledge and skill in ai king's palace, and whom they might learning and wisdom; and Daniel teach the learning and the tongue of had understanding in all risions and the Chaldeans.

dreams. 5 And the king appointed them a 18 Now at the end of the days that daily provision of the king's meat, and the king had said he should bring of the wine which he drank : so nou them in, then the prince of the eunucus rishing tbem threc years, that at the brought them in betore Nebuchadnexend thereof they might stand before zar. the king

19 And the king communed with 6 Now among these were of the chil-them; and among them all was found dren of Judah, Daniel, Hananiah, Mi- none like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, sbael, and Azariah :

and Azariah : therefore stood they be 7 Unto whom the prince of the fore the king. eunuchs gave names: for he gave urto 20 And in all matters of wisdom Daniel the name of Belteshazzar; and and understanding, that the king into Hananiah, of Shadrach; and to Mi- quired o. chem, he found tbem ten sael, of Meshach; and to Azariah, of times better than all the magiciatis Abed-nego.

and astrologers that were in all bis 8 But Daniel purposed in his heart realm. that he would not defile himself with 21 And Daniel continued cuen unto she portion of the king's meat, nor the first year of king Cyrus. with the wine which he drank : there

CHAP. II. fore of of thuc eunuch:s that he mighie nori cerid AND in the second year of the reign

of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezbiinseir.

zar dreamed dreams, wherewith his 9 Now God bad brought Daniel into spirit was troubled, and his sleep brake favour and tender love with the pririce from hun. of the eunuchs.

2 Then the king commanded to call 10 And the prince of the eunuchs the magicians, and the astrologers, said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the and the sorcerers, and the Chaideans, king, who hath appointed your meat for to shew the king his dream. and your drink: for why should be so they came and stood before the see your faces worse liking than the king. children which are of your sort! then 3 And the king said unto them, I sha!! ye make ine endanger my head have dreamed a dream, and my spirit to the king.

was iroubled tc know the dream. 11 Then said Daniel to


4 The spake the Chaldeans to the whom the prince of the eunuchs ta king in Syriack, 0 king, live for ever, set over Daniel, Hananiah, Mislaci, tell thy scr:ants the arcam, and we and Azariah,

will sex the interpretatiua. 642

Nebuchadnezzar's dream. CHAP. it.

Daniel Andeth it. 5 The king answered and said to, ed be the name of God for ever and the Chaldeans, The thing is gone ever : for wisdom and might are his : from me: if ye will not make known 21 And he cbangeth the times and unto me the dream, with the inter the seasons ; he removeth kings, and pretation thereof, ye sball be cut in setteth up kings; he giveth wisdom pieces, and your houses shall be made unto the wise, and knowledge to them & dunghill.

that know understanding : 6 But if ye shew the dream, and 22 He revealeib the deep and secret the interpretation thereof, ye shall things ; he knoweth what is in the receive of ine gists and rewards and darkness, and the light dweilerb with great honour: therefore shew me him. the dream, and

the interpretation 23 I thank thee, and praise thee, thereof.

o thou God of my fathers, who hast 7 They answered again and said, given me wisdom and might, and hast Let the king tell his servants the made known unio me cow what we dream, and we will shew the iater-desired of thee: for thou hast now pretation of it.

made known unto us the king's mat& The king answered and said, Iter know of certainty that ye would gain 24 Therefore Daniel went in unio the time, because ye see the thing is Ariochi, whom the king had ordained gone from me.

to destroy the wise men of Babylon : 9 But if ye will not inake known be went and said thus unto him ; Deunto me the dream, there is but one stroy not the wise men of Babylon : decree for you : for ye have prepared bring me in before the king, and I lying and corrupt words to speak be will sbew unto the king the interprefore me, till the time be changed : station. therefore tell me the dream, and I 25 Then Arioch brought in Daniel shall know that ye can shew me the betore the king in haste, and said interpretation thereof.

thus unto him, I have found a man 10 The Chaldeans answered be of the captives of Judah, that will fore the king, and said, There is not inake known unto the king the intera a man upon the earth that can shew pretation. the king's matter; therefore there is 26 The king answered and said to 10 king, lord, nor ruier, thut asked Daniel, whose name was Belteshazsuch things at any magician, o: astro-zar, Art thou able to make known loger, or Chaldean.

unt) me the dream which I have il and it is a rare thing that the seen, and the interpretation thereof? king requireth, and there is none otber 27 Daniel answered in the presence that can shew it before the king, ex- of the king, and said, The secret cept the gods, wbose dwelling is not which the king nath demanded canwith fesh.

not the wise men, the astrologers, the 12 For this cause the king was magicians, the soothsayers, shew unto angry and very furious, and com- the king; manded to diestroy all the wise men of 28 But i bere is a God in heaven that Babylon.

revealeth secrets, and maketh known 13 And the decree went forth that to the king Nebuchadnezzar what the wise men should be slain ; and shall be in the latter days. Thy dream, they sought Daniel and his fellows to and the visions of thy nead upon thy be slain.

bed, are these ; 14 . Then Daniel answered with 29 As for thee, o king, thy thoughts counsel and wisdom to Arioch the came into thy mind upon thy bed, captain of the king's guard, what should come to pass bercaster : was gone forth to stay the wise men of and he that revealeth secrets inaketh Babylon :

known to thee what shall come to 15 He answered and said to Arioch pass. the king's captain, Why is the decree 30 But as for me, this secret is not so hasty from the king'? Then Arioch revealed to me for any wisdom that made the thing known to Daniel. I have more than any living, but for

16 Then Daniel went in, and desired their sakes that sball make known of the king that he would give him the interpretation to the king, and time, and that he would shew the king that thou mightest know the thought the interpretation.

of thy heart. 17 Then Daniel went to his house, 31 Thou, o king, sawest, and beand made the thing known to Hana- hold a great image. This great image, oiab, Mishael, and Azariah, his com- whose brightness was excellent, stood panions :

before thee ; and the form thereof was 19 That they would desire mercies terrible. of the God of heaven concerning this 32 This image's head was of fine secret ; that Daniel and his fellows gold, his breast and his arms of should not perish with the rest of the silver, his belly and his thighs of wise men of Babylon.

199 Tben was the secret revealed 33 His legs of iron, his feet part of anto Daniel in a night vision. Then iron and part of clay. Daniel blessed the God of heaven. 34 Thou sawest till that a stone 80 Daniel answered and said, Bloss. was ut out without bauds, wbiche


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