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The fast of tabernacles, &c.
saying. The fifteenth day of this seventh monothill be the feast of tabernacles for seven days unto the LöRD. 55 (hithe first day shall be an hol convocation: ye shall do no servile wor therein. 36 Seven days ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the Lord : on the to day shall be an holy convocation umoyu, and ye shall offer an offering mask by fire unto the Lord : it is a solemnassembly; and ye shall do no servile Work therfin, §: These are the feasts of the Lord, which yeshall proclaim to be holy convocatas, to offer an offering made by fire uninthe Lokn, a burnt-offering, and a o . sacrifice, o drink-oftlings, every thing upon his day: ol. as of the Lord, and besideyour gifts, and beside all your vows, and beside all your freewill-offerings, which ye give unto the Lord. § Also in the fifteenth day of the sevoth month, when ye have gathered in the frit of the land, ye shall keep a feast unto the LORD seven days: on the first day shall be a sabbath, and on the eighth day shall be a sabbath. 40 And ye shall take you on the first to the boughs of goodly trees, branches of palm-trees, and the boughs of thick trees, and willows of the brook; and ye shall rejoice before the LoRD your God seven days. 41 And yeshallkeep it a feast unto the LORD seven days in the year. It shall be a solute for ever in your generations; ye shall telebrate it in the seventh month. 4. Yeshalldwellin booths seven days; all that are Israelites born shall dwell in boths: 43 That your generations may know that I made the children of Israel to dwell in booths, when I brought them at titheland of Egypt: I am the LoRD your God.
44 And Moses declared unto the childron of Israel the feasts of the Lord, CHAP, XXIV. 10 Shelamith's son blashhemeth. 13 The list of blashhemy, 17 of murder, 18 of to; 23 The blashhemer is stoned. A. the LoRD spake unto Moses, saying, !Command the children of Israel, that o, bring unto thee pure oil-olive beaten *the light, to cause the lamps to burn ontinu y. 3 Without the veil of the testimony, to the tabernacle of the congregation, Aaron order it from the evening to the morning before the Lord con*ially: it shall be a satute for ever in *It generations. 4 He shall order the lamps upon the
pure candlestick before the Lond continually. 5 And thou shalt take fine flour, and bake twelve cakes thereof: two tenthdeals shall be in one cake. 6 And thou shalt set them in two rows, six on a row, upon the pure table before the LoR D. 7 And thou shalt put pure frankincense upon each row, that it may be on the bread for a memorial, even an offering made by fire unto the Lon D. 8 Every sabbath he shall set it in order before the LoRD continually, being taken from the children of Israel by an everlasting covenant. 9 And it shall be Aaron's and his sons; and they shall eat it in the holy place: for it is most holy unto him of the offerings of the LoRD made by fire by a perpetual statute. 10 || And the son of an Israelitish woman, whose father was an Egyptian, went out among the children of Israel; and this son of the Israelitish rvoman and a man of Israel strove together in the camp; 11 And the Israelitish woman's son blasphemed the name of the LORD, and cursed : and they brought him unto Moses: (and his mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan:) 12 And they the mind of the them. 13 || And the LoRD spake unto Moses, * 14 Bring forth him that hath cursed without the camp; and let all that heard him lay their hands upon his head, and let all the congregation stone him. 15 And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Whosoever curseth his God shall bear his sin. 16 And he that blasphemeth the name of the LoR p, he shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation shall certainly stone him : as well the stranger, as he that is born in the land, when he blaso the name of the LORD, shall be put to death. 17. "And he that killeth any manshall. Surely be put to death. 18 "And he that killeth a beast shall make it good; beast for beast. 19 Apd if a man cause a blemish in his neighbour; as he hath done, so shall it be done unto him; 20 Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again. 21 And he that killeth a beast, he shall restore it: and he that killeth a man, he shall be put to death. 22 Ye shall have one manner of law,
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as well for the stranger, as for one of 114 The year of jubilee.
your own country: for I am the Lord your God. 23 T And Moses spake unto the children of Israel, that they should bring forth him that had cursed out of the camp, and stone him with stones: and the children of Israel did as the LoRD commanded Moses. CHAP. XXV. 8 The jubilee. 14 Of offiression. 35 Qf com/iassion. 47 Qf redeeming servants. A D the LoRD spake unto Moses in mount Sinai, saying, | 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye come into the land which I give you, then shall the land keep a sabbath unto the LoRD. 3 Six years thou shalt sow thy field, and six years thou shalt prune o vineyard, and gather in the fruit thereof; 4. But in the seventh yearshall be a sabbath of rest unto the land, a sabbath for the LoRD : thou shalt neither sow thy field, nor prune thy vineyard. 5 That which groweth of its own accord of thy harvest, thou shalt not reap, neither gather the grapes of thy vine undressed: for it is a year of rest unto the land. 6 And the sabbath of the land shall be meat for you ; for thee, and for thy servant, and for thy maid, and for thy hired servant, and for thy stranger that sojourneth with thee, 7 And for thy cattle, and for the beasts that are in thy i. shall all the increase thereof be meat. 8 || And thou shalt number seven sabbaths of years unto thee, seven times Seyen years; and the space of the seven sabbaths of years shall be unto thee forty and nine years. 9 Then shalt thou cause the trumpet of the jubilee to sound, on the tenth day of the seventh month, in the day of atonement shall ye make the trumpet sound throughout all your land. 10 §. ye shall hallow the fiftieth year, and proclaim liberty, throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof: it shall be a jubilee unto you; and ye return every man unto his possession, and yeshall return every man unto his family. 11 A jubilee shall that fiftieth year be unto : ye shall not sow, neither reap that which groweth of itselfin it, nor gather the grafies in it of thy vine undressed. 12 For it is the jubilee; it shall be holy unto wou : ye shall eat the increase thereof out of the field. 13 In the year of this jubilee ye shall return every man unto his possession. 14 I Åo thou sell aught unto thy ncighbour, or buyestaught of thy neighbour's hand, ye shall not oppress one an
Of offiression, &c. after the jubilee, thou shalt buy of thy neighbour, and according unto the num| ber of years of the fruits he shall sell unto thee : 16 According to the multitude of years thou shalt increase the price thereof, and according to the fewness of years thou shalt diminish the price of it: for according to the number of the years of the fruits doth he sell unto thee. 17 Ye shall not therefore oppress one another ; but thou shalt fear thy God: for I am the LoR D your God. 18 || Wherefore ye shall domy statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them; and ye shall dwell in the land in safety. 19 And the land shall yield her fruit, and ye shall eatyour fill, and dwell therein in safety. 20 And if ye shall say, What shall we eat the seventh year 2 behold, we shall not sow, nor gather in our increase : 21 Then I will command my blessing upon you in the sixth year, and it shall bring forth fruit for three years. 22 And ye shall sow the eighth year, and eat yet of old fruit until the ninth year; until her fruits come in ye shall eat of the old store. 23 || The land shall not be sold for ever; for the land is mine, for yeare strangers and sojourners with me. 24 And in all the land of your possession ye shall #o a redemption for the land. 25 || If thy brother be waxen poor, and hath sold away some of his possession, and if any of his kin come to redeem it, then shall he redeem that which his brother
sold. 26 And if the man have none to redeem it, and himself be able to redeem it; 27 Then let him count the years of the sale thereof, and restore the overplus unto the man to whom he sold it; that he may return unto his possession. 28 But if he be not able to restore it to him, then that which is sold shall remain in the hand of him that hath bought it until the year of jubilee: and in the jubilee it j go out, and he shall return unto his possession. 29 || And if a man sell a dwelling-house in a walled city, then he may redeem it within a whole year after it is sold: within a full year may he redeem it. 30 And if it be not redeemed within the space of a full year, then the house that is in the walled city shall be established for ever to him that bought it, throughout his * : it . not go out in the jubilee.
31 But the houses of the villages which have no walls round about them, shall be counted as the fields of the country: they
•other: f$ According to the number of years
may be redeemed, and they shall go out in i. jubilee.
Of compassion, &c. CHAP. § Notwithstanding the cities of the Levites, and the houses of the cities of their possession, may the Levites redeem at any time. $And if a man purchase of the Letites, then the house that was sold, and the dy of his possession shall go out in the year of jubilee; for the houses of the tests the Levites are their possession among the children of Israel. $4 But the field of the suburbs of their cities may not be sold, for it is their perpetal possession. § And if thy brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with thee; then thushalt.relieve him: yea, though he be a granger, or a sojourner; that he may live with thee. 36 Take thou no usury of him, or inortase; but fearthy God; that thy brother may live with thee. 37 Thou shalt not give him thy money on usury, nor lend him thy victuals |CreaSt. 3. I am the Lord your God, which brought you forth out of the land of E§: to give you the land of Canaan, and wbe your God. 39's And if thy brother that dwelleth by to be waxen poor, and be sold unto the: thoushalt not compel him to serve aşabond-servant: 40 But as an hired servant, and as a Souther he shall be with thee, and shall serve thee unto the year of jubilee: 41 And then shall he départ from thee, both he and his children with him, and shall return unto his own family, and unto thepsession offiis fathers shall he return. 4. For they are my servants, which I bought forth out of the land of Egypt; they shall not be sold as bond-men. 43 Thou shalt not rule over him with four, but shalt fear thy God. 4. Both thy bond-mén, and thy bondmails, which thou shalt have, shall be of * heathen that are round about you ; (f o shall ye buy bond-men and bondImā
45 Moreover, of the children of the
d; and they shall be your possession.
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deemed again; one of his brethren may redeem him : 49 Either his uncle, or his uncle's son may redeem him, or any that is nigh of kin unto him of his family may redeem him ; or if he be able, he may redeem himself. 50 And he shall reckon with him that bought him, from the year that he was sold to him, unto the year of jubilee: and the price of his sale shall be according unto the number of years, according to the time of an hired servant shall it be with him. 51 If there be yet many years behind, according unto them he shall give again the price of his redemption out of the money that he was bought for. 52 And if there remainbut few yearsunto the year of jubilee, then he shall count with him, and according unto his years shall he give him again the price of his redemption. 53 Jond as a yearly hired servant shall he be with him : and the other shall not rule with § over him in thy sight. 54 And if he be not redeemed in these years, then he shall go out in the year of jubilee, both he, and his children with him. 55 For unto me the children of Israel are servants, they are my servants whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt: I am the LoRD your God. CHAP. XXVI. 1 Of idolatry. 3.4 blessing shromised. 14 A curse threatened. E shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither rear you up a standing image, neither shall ye set up anyimage of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I am the LoRD your God. 2"| Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary: I am the Lord. 3 || If ye walk in my statutes, and keep my commandments, and do them ; 4 Then I will give }. rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase, * the trees of the field shall yield their ruit : 5 And your threshing shall reach unto
the vintage, and the vintage shall reach
unto the . ; and ye shall eat
i. bread to the full, and dwell in your nd safely.
6 And I will give peace in the land, and ye shall lie down, and none shali make you afraid : and I will rid evil beasts out of the land, neither shall the sword go through your land. 7 And yeshall chase your enemies, and they shals fall before you by the sword. 8 And five of you shall chase an hundred, and an hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight: and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword. 9. For I will have respect unto you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, and
% After that he is sold he may be re
establish my covenant with you,
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10 And ye shalleat old store, and bring forth the old because of the new.
11 And I will set my tabernacle among you : and my soul shall not abhor
* Ou. yc 12 And I will walk among you, and will be your God, and ye shall be my people: 13 I am the LöRD your God, which brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, that ye should not be their bondmen, and I have broken the bands of your yoke, and made you go upright. 14 || But if ye will not hearken unto me, and will not do all these commandInents; 15 And if ye shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhor my judgments, so that ye will not do all my commandments, but that i. break my covenant: 16 I also will do this unto you, I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it. 17 And I will set my face against you, and ye shall be slain before your enemies: they that hate you shall reign over you, j ye shall flee when none pursueth you. 18 And if ye will not yet for all this hearken unto me, then I will punish you seven times more for your sins. 19 And I will break the pride of your ower; and I will make your heaven as iron, and your earth as brass: 20 And your strength shall be spent in vain: for your land shall not yield her hcrease, neither shall the trees of the land yield their fruits. 21 And if ye walk contrary unto me, and will not hearken unto me, I will bring seven times more plagues upon you according to }. sins. 22 #will also send wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your children, and destroy your cattle, and make you few in number, and your high-ways shall be desolate. 23 And if ye will not be reformed by me by these things, but will walk contrary unto me; 24 Then will I also walk contrary unto you, and will punish you yet seven times for your sins. 25 And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of my covenant; and when yearégathered together within your cities, I j". the pestilence among you : and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy. 26.1nd when I have broken the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver you your bread again by weight: and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied. 27 And if ye will not for all this
hearken unto me, but walk contrary unto me; 28 Then I will walk contrary unto you also in fury; and I, even I, will chastise you seven times for your sins. 29 And ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall ye eat. 30 And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcasses upon the carcasses of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you. 31 And I will make your cities waste, and bring your sanctuaries unto desola. tion, and I will not smell the savour of your sweet odours. . . 32 And I will bring the land into des: lation: and your enemies which dwell therein shall be astonished at it. 33 And I will scatter you among the heathen, and will draw out a sword after you: and your land shall be desolate, and your cities waste. 34 Then shall the land o her sabbaths, as long as it lieth desolate, and Y: be in your enemies land; even then shall the land rest, and enjoy her sabbaths. 35 As long as it lieth desolate it shall rest; because it did not rest in your sab baths, when ye dwelt upon it. 36 And upon them that are left alive of you, I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies; and the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them; and they shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; and they shall faii, when none pursuetil: 37 And they shall fall one upon another, as it were before a sword, when none pursueth : and ye shall have no powerto stand before your enemies. 38 And ye shall perish among the hea. then, and the land of your enemies shall eat you o 39 And they that are left of you shall pine away in their iniquity in your ene, mies lands; and also in the iniquities of their fathers shall they pine away with them. 40 If they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with their trespass which they trespassed against me, and that also they have walked contrary unto me ; 41 And ihat I also have walked contrary unto them, and have brought them into the land of their enemies; if then their uncircumcised hearts be humbled, and they then accept of the punishment of their iniquity : 42 Then will I remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham will I remember; and I will remember the land. 45 The land also shall be left of them, and shall enjoy her sabbaths, while sh; & Speak mothechildren of Israel,and so into them, When a man shall make a singular vow, the persons shall be for
the lon, by thy estimation. *"And thy estimation shall be, of the mak from twenty years old even unto six years old, even thy estimation shall befly shekels of silver, after the shekel ofthe snctuary. 4.And if it be a female, then thy estimain shall be thirty shekels. 5 And fit be from five years old even Ito twenty years old, then thy estimain shall be of the male twenty shekels, and for the female ten shekels, 6 And if it be from a month old even To five years old, then thy estimation Hull be of the male five shekels of silver, old for the female thy estimation shall be three shekels of silver. 7 And if it be from sixty years old and *; if it be a male, then thy estimaon hall be fifteen shekels, and for the *male ten shekels. *But if he be poorer than thy estimaon then he shall present himself before the priest, and the priest shall value him: ording to his ability that vowed shall priest value him. 97 And if it be a beast whereof men gan offering unto the Lord, all that * than giveth of such unto the LoRD lite hy. 10 He shall not alter it, nor change it, *śl for a bad, or a bad for a good : of he shall at all change beast for * #" it and the exchange thereof - Oly.
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the LoRD, then he shall present the beast before the priest: 12 And the priest shall value it, whether it be good or bad: as thou valuest it who art the priest, so shall it be. 13 But if he will at all redeem it, then he shall add a fifth fiart thereof unto thy estimation. 14 M And when a man shall sanctify his house to be holy unto the Lord, then the priest shall estimate it, whetherit be good or bad: as the priest shall estimate it, so shall it stand. 15 And if he that sanctified it will redeem his house, then he shall add the fifth fart of the money of thy estimation unto it, and it shall be his. 16 || And if a man shall sanctify unto the LoRD some shart of a field of his possession, then thy estimation shall be according to the seed thereof: an homer of barley-seed shall be valued at fifty shekels of silver. 17. If he sanctify his field from the year of jubilee, according to thy estimation it shall stand. 18 But if he sanctify his field after the jubilee, then the priest shall reckon unto im the money o to the years that remain, even unto the year of the Jubilee, and it shall be abated from thy estimation. 19 And if he that sanctified the field will in any wise redeem it, then he shall add the fifth start of the money of thy estimation unto it, and it shall be assured to him. 20 And if he will not redeem the field, or if he have sold the field to another man, it shall not be redeemed any more. 21 But the field, when it goeth out in the jubilee, shall be holy unto the Lorp. as a field devoted: the possession thereof. shall be the priest’s. 22 And if a man sanctify unto the Lon p a field which he hath bought, which is not of the fields of his possession; 23 Then the priest shall reckon unto him the worth of thy estimation, ever. unto the year of the jubilee: and he shall give thine estimation in that day, as a oly thing unto the Lor D. 24. In the year of the jubilee the field shall return unto him of whom it was bought, even to him to whom the possession of the land did belong. 25 And all thy cstimation shall be according to the shekel of the sanctuary: twenty gerahs shall be the shekel. ' 26 Only the firstling of the beasts, which should be the Lord's firstling, no man shall sanctify it ; whether it be ox, or sheep: it is the LoRD’s. 27 And if it be of an unclean beast, then he shall redeem it according to thine.
And if it be any unclean beast, of "on they do not offer a sacrifice unto
estimation, and shall add a fifth part of it