Divers laws,


and ordinances stoned, and Iris owner also shall be put | 8 If the thief be not found, then the to death.

master of the house shall be brought 30 If there be laid on him a gum of unto the Judges, to see whether he have money, then he shall give for the ran- put his hand unto his neighbour's goods. som of his life, whatsoever is laid upon 9 For all manner of trespass, whether him.

it be for ox, for ass, for sheep, for rai. 31 Whether he have gored a son, or ment, or for any manner of lost thing, have gored a daughter, according to which another challengeth to be his: this judgment shall it be done unto him. the cause of both parties shall come be.

32 If the ox shall push a man servant, fore the Judges, and whom the Judges or a maid servant, he shall give unto shall condemn, he shall pay double unto their master thirty shekels, and the ox his neighbour. shall be stoned.

10 If a man deliver unto his neighbour 33 And if a man shall open a pit, an ass, or an ox, or a sheep, or any beast or if a man shall dig a pit, and not to keep, and it die, or be hun, or driven cover it, and an ox or an ass fall therein : away, no man seeing il,

34 The owner of the pit shall make it 11 Then shall an oath of the LORD good, and give money unto the owner be between thern both, that he hath not of them, and the dead beast shall be his. put his hand unto his neighbour's goods : 35 [ And if one man's ox hurt ano. and the owner of it shall accept thereof, ther's, that he die, then they shall sell and he shall not make it good. the live ox, and divide the money of it, 12 And if it be stolen from him, he and the dead ox also they shall divide. shall make restitution unto the owner

36 Or if it be known that the ox hath thereof. used to push in time past, and his owner 13 If it be torn in pieces, then let bim hath not kept him in, he shall surely pay bring it for witness, and he shall not ox for ox, and the dead shall be his own. make good that which was torn. CHAP. XXII.

14 I And if a man borrow aught of of theft, f.c.

his neighbour, and it be hun, or die, the Fa man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, owner thereof being not with it, he shall

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five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for 15 But if the owner thereof be with it, a sheep.

he shall not make it good: if it be a 2 ? if a thief be found breaking up, hired thing, it came for his hire. and be smitten that he die, there shall 16 ÇAnd if a man entice a maid that no blood be shed for him.

is not betrothed, and lie with her, he 3 If the sun be risen upon him, there shall surely endow her to be his wife. shall be blood shed for him : for he 17 If her father utterly refuse to give should make full restitution : if he have her unto him, he shall pay money ac. nothing, then he shall be sold for his cording to the dowry of virgins. theft.

18 I Thou shalt not suffer a witch to 4 If the theft be certainly found in his live. hand alive, whether it be ox or ass, or 19 | Whosoever lieth with a beast, sheep, he shall restore double.

shall surely be put to death. 5 ( If a man shall cause a field or 20 ( He that sacrificeth unto any god vineyard to be caten, and shall put in save unto the LORD only, he shall be his beast, and shall feed in another utterly destroyed. man's field : of the best of his own field, 21 I Thou shalt neither vex a stran. and of the best of his own vineyard shall ger, nor oppress him : for ye were stran. he make restitution.

gers in the land of Egypt. 6 [ If fire break out, and catch in 22 Ye shall not afflict any widow, thorns, so that the stacks of corn, or or fatherless child. the standing corn, or the field be con. 23 If thou aillict them in any wise, and sumed therewith; he that kindled the they cry at all unto me, I will surely hear fire, shall surely make restitution.

7 I If a man shall deliver unto his 24 And my wrath shall wax hot, and neighbour money or stuff to keep, and I will kill you with the sword : and your it be stolen out of the man's house; if wives shall be widows, and your children the thief be found, let him pay double. fatherless.

their cry:

unto me.

Divers laws.


Three solemn feasts, 25 1 If thou lend money to any of my it rest, and lie still, that the poor of thy people that is poor by thee, thou shalt people may eat, and what they leave not be to him as a usurer, neither shalt the beasts of the field shall eat. In like thou lay upon him usury.

manner thou shalt deal with thy vine. 26 If thou at all take thy neighbour's yard, and with thy olive yard. raiment to pledge, thou shalt deliver it 12 Six days thou shalt do thy work, unto himn by that the sun goeth down. and on the seventh day thou shalt rest : 27 For that is his covering only, it is that thine ox and thine ass may rest, his raiment for his skin: wherein shall and the son of thy handmaid, and the he sleep? and it shall come to pass, when stranger may be refreshed. ke crieth unto me, that I will hear : for 13 And in all things that I have said I am gracious.

unto you,

be circumspect: and make no 28 [ Thou shalt not revile the gods, mention of the names of other gods, nei. nor curse the ruler of thy people. ther let it be heard out of thy mouth.

29 T Thou shalt not delay to offer the 14 | Three times thou shalt keep a first of thy ripe fruits, and of thy liquors: feast unto me in the year. the first born of thy sons shalt thou give 15 Thou shalt keep the feast of un

leavened bread: thou shalt eat unlea. 30 Likewise shalt thou do with thine vened bread seven days, as I commanded oxen, and with thy sheep: seven days thee in the time appointed of the month it shall be with his dam, on the eighth day Abib: for in it thou camest out from thou shalt give it me.

Egypt: and none shall appear before 31 1 And ye shall be holy men unto me empty : me : neither shall ye eat any flesh that 16 And the feast of harvest, the first is torn of beasts in the field : ye shall fruits of thy labours, which thou hast cast it to the dogs.

sown in the field : and the feast of inCHAP. XXIII.

gathering which is in the end of the year, Of slander and false witness. when thou hast gathered in thy labours THOU shalt not raise a false report : out of the field.

put not thine hand with the wicked 17 Three times in the year all thy males to be an unrighteous witness.

shall appear before the LORD God. 2 I Thou shalt not follow a multitude 18 Thou shalt not offer the blood of my to do evil: neither shalt thou speak in a sacrifice with leavened bread, neither cause, to decline after many, to wrest shall the fat of my sacrifice remain until judgment :

the morning. 3 | Neither shalt thou countenance a 19 The first of the first fruits of thy poor man in his cause.

land thou shalt bring into the house of 4 I If thou meet thine enemy's ox or the LORD thy God : thou shalt not his ass going astray, thou shalt surely seethe a kid in his mother's milk. bring it back to him again.

20 | Behold, I send an Angel before 5 If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee to keep thee in the way, and to thee, lying under his burden, and would bring thee into the place which I have est forbear to help him, thou shalt surely prepared. help with him.

21 Beware of him, and obey his voice, 6 Thou shalt not wrest the judgment provoke him not: for he will not pardon of thy poor in his cause.

your transgressions : for my name is in 7 Keep thee far from a false matter: him. and the innocent and righteous slay thou 22 But if thou shalt indeed obey his not: for I will not justify the wicked. voice, and do all that I speak, then I

8 And thou shalt take no gift: for will be an enemy unto thine enemies, the gift blindeth the wise, and perverteth and an adversary unto thine adversaries. the words of the righteous.

23 For mine Angel shall go before thee, 9 T Also thou shalt not oppress a and bring thee in unto the Amorites, and stranger : for ye know the heart of a the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and the stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the Canaanites, and the Hivites, and the land of Egypt.

Jebusites : and I will cut them off. 10 And six years thou shalt sow thy 24 Thou shalt not bow down to their and, and shalt gather in the fruits thereof: gods, nor serve them, nor do after their 11 But the seventh year thou shalt let works : but thou shalt utterly over.

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God's promise.


The people promise. throw them, and quite break down their 6 And Moses took half of the blood, images.

and put it in basons, and half of the 25 And ye shall serve the LORD your blood he sprinkled on the Altar. God, and he shall bless thy bread, and 7 And he took the book of the cove. thy water: and I will take sickness nant, and read in the audience of the away from the midst of thee.

people: and they said, All that the LORD 26 9 There shall nothing cast their hath said, will we do, and be obedient. young, nor be barren in thy land : the 8 And Moses took the blood and sprin. number of thy days I will fulfil. kled it on the people, and said, Behold

27 I will send my fear before thee, and the blood of the Covenant which the will destroy all the people to whom thou LORD hath made with you, concerning shalt come, and I will make all thine all these words. enemies turn their backs unto thee. 9 Then went up Moses and Aaron,

28 And I will send hornets before thee, Nadab and Abiha, and seventy of the which shall drive out the Hivite, the Ca. Elders of Israel : naanite, and the Hittite from before thee. 10 And they saw the God of Israel :

29 I will not drive them out from before and there was under his feet, as it were thee in one year, lest the land become a paved work of a Sapphire stone, and desolate, and the beast of the field mul. as it were the body of heaven in his tiply against thee.

clearness. 30 By little and little I will drive them 11 And upon the Nobles of the chil. out from before thee, until thou be in. dren of Israel he laid not his hand : also creased and inherit the land.

they saw God, and did eat and drink. 31 And I will set thy bounds from the 12 [ And the LORD said unto Moses, Red sea, even unto the sea of the Philis. Come up to me into the mount, and be tines, and from the desert unto the river: there, and I will give thee Tables of for I will deliver the inhabitants of the stone, and a Law, and Commandments land into your hand : and thou shalt which I have written, that thou mayest drive them out before thee.

teach them. 32 Thou shalt make no covenant with 13 And Moses rose up, and his minis. them, nor with their gods.

ter Joshua : and Moses went up into the 33 They shall not dwell in thy land, mount of God. lest they make thee sin against me : for 14 And he said unto the Elders, Tarry if thou serve their gods, it will surely be ye here for us, until we come again unto a snare unto thee.

you : and behold, Aaron and Hur are CHAP. XXIV.

with you : If any man have any matters Moses is called up into the Mountain. to do, let him come unto them. Α'

ND he said unto Moses, Come up 15 And Moses went up into the Mount,

unto the LORD, thou, and Aaron, and a cloud covered the Mount. Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the 16 And the glory of the LORD abode Elders of Israel: and worship ye afar off. upon mount Sinai, and the cloud cover,

2 And Moses alone shall come near the ed it six days : and the seventh day he LORD: but they shall not come nigh, called unto Moses out of the midst of the neither shall the people go up with him. cloud.

3 And Moses came and told the 17 And the sight of the glory of the people all the words of the LORD, and LORD was like devouring fire, on the all the judgments : and all the people top of the mount, in the eyes of the chil. answered with one voice, and said, Alldren of Israel. the words which the LORD hath said, 18 And Moses went into the midst of will we do.

the cloud, and gat him up into the 4 And Moses wrote all the words of mount: and Moses was in the mount the LORD, and rose up early in the forty days, and forty nights. morning, and builded an Altar under the

CHAP. XXV. hill, and twelve pillars, according to the What the Israelites must offer for the tweive tribes of Israel.

making of the Tabernacle. dren of Israel, which burnt of

, ferings, and sacrificed peace offerings of 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, oxen, unto the LORD.

that they bring me an offering : of every

Se And Herzen mens offered there hit. AND the LORD spake unto Moses,

The Mercy-seat,


and Candlestick. man that giveth it willingly with his | the Mercy-seat shall the faces of the heart, ye shall take my offering.

Cherubim be. 3 And this is the offering which ye | 21 And thou shalt put the Mercy-seat shall take of them; Gold, and silver, above upon the Ark, and in the Ark and brass,

thou shalt put the Testimony that I shall 4 And blue, and purple, and scarlet, give thee. and fine linen, and goats' hair :

22 And there I will meet with thee, 5 And rams' skins dyed red, and bad. and I will commune with thee, from gers' skins, and Shittim wood:

above the Mercy-seat, from between the 6 Oil for the light, spices for anointing two Cherubim which are upon the Ark oil, and for sweet incense :

of the Testimony, of all things which I 7 Onyx stones, and stones to be set in will give thee in commandment unto the the Ephod, and in the breastplate. children of Israel.

8 And let them make me a Sanctuary, 23 I Thou shalt also make a table of that I may dwell amongst them : Shittim wood : two cubits shall be the

9 According to all that I shew thee, length thereof, and a cubit the breadth after the pattern of the Tabernacle, and thereof, and a cubit and a half the height the pattern of all the instruments thereof, thereof. even so shall ye make it.

24 And thou shalt overlay it with pure 10 I And they shall make an Ark of gold, and make thereto a crown of gold Shittim wood : two cubits and a half round about. shall be the length thereof, and a cubit 25 And thoa shalt make unto it a borand a half the breadth thereof, and a der of a hand breadth round about, and cubit and a half the height thereof. thou shalt make a golden crown to the

11 And thou shalt overlay it with pure border thereof round about. gold, within and without shalt thou over- 26 And thou shalt make for it four lay it : and shalt make upon it a crown rings of gold, and put the rings in the of gold round about.

four corners that are on the four feet 12 And thou shalt cast four rings of thereof. gold for it, and put them in the four cor. 27 Over against the border shall the ners thereof, and two rings shall be in rings be for places of the staves to bear the one side of it, and two rings in the the table. other side of it.

28 And thou shalt make the staves of 13 And thou shalt make staves of Shit. Shittim wood, and overlay them with tim wood, and overlay them with gold. gold, that the table may be borne with

14 And thou shalt put the staves into them. the rings, by the sides of the Ark, that 29 And thou shalt make the dishes the Ark may be borne with them. thereof, and spoons thereof, and covers

15 The staves shall be in the rings of thereof, and bowls thereof, to cover the Ark : they shall not be taken from it. withal : of pure gold shalt thou make 16 And thou shalt put into the Ark the them. Testimony which I shall give thee. 30 And thou shalt set upon the table

17 And thou shalt make a Mercy-seat Shew-bread before me alway. of pure gold: two cubits and a half shall 31 [ And thou shalt make a Candlebe the length thereof, and a cubit and a stick of pure gold : of beaten work shall half the breadth thereof.

the candlestick be made; his shaft and 18 And thou shalt make two Cheru. his branches, his bowls, his knops, and bim of gold : of beaten work shalt thou his flowers shall be of the same. make them, in the two ends of the 32 And six branches shall come out Mercy-seat.

of the sides of it: three branches of the 19 And make one Cherub on the one candlestick out of the one side, and end, and the other Cherub on the other three branches of the candlestick out of end : even of the Mercy-scat shall ye the other side : make the Cherubim, on the two ends 33 Three bowls made like unto al. thereof.

monds, with a knop and a flower in one 20 And the Cherubim shall stretch branch: and three bowls made like al. forth their wings on high, covering the monds in the other branch, with a knop Mercy-seat with their wings, and their and a flower: so in the six branches faces shall look one to another: toward that come out of the candlestick.


The Tabernacle


and appurtenances. 34 And in the candlestick shall betain four cubits: and the eleven shall four bowls made like unto almonds, with be all of one measure. their knops and their flowers.

9 And th 'I shalt couple five curtains 35 And there shall be a knop under by themselves, and six curtains by them. two branches of the same, and a knop selves, and shalt double the sixth curtain under two branches of the same, and a in the forefront of the tabernacle. knop under two branches of the same, 10 And thou shalt make fifty loops on according to the six branches that pro- the edge of the one curtain, that is outceed out of the candlestick.

most in the coupling, and fifty loops in 36 Their knops and their branches the edge of the curtain which coupleth shall be of the same: all it shall be one the second, beaten work of pure gold.

11 And thou shalt make fifty taches 37 And thou shalt make the seven of brass, and put the taches into the lamps thereof: ard they shall light the loops, and couple the tent together, that lamps thereof, thai they may give light it may be one. over against it.

12 And the remnant that remaineth of 38 And the songs thereof, and the snuff the curtains of the tent, the half curtain dishes thereof shall be of pure gold. that remaineth shall hang over the back

39 Of a t'lent of pure gold shall he side of the tabernacle. make it, with all these vessels.

13 And a cubit on the one side, and a 40 And look that thou make them after cubit on the other side of that which re. their pattern, which was shewed thee in maineth in the length of the curtains of the mount.

the tent, it shall hang over the sides of CHIAP. XXVI.

the tabernacle, on this side, and on that The ton curtains of the Tabernacle. side to cover it. TOREOVER thou shalt make the 14 And thou shalt make a covering for

Tabernacle with ten curtains of the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, covering above of badgers' skins. and scarlet: with Cherubim of cunning

15 | And thou shalt make boards for work shalt thou make them.

the Tabernacle of Shittim wood stand. ? The length of one curtain shall be ing up. cight and twenty cubits, and the breadth 16 Ten cubits shall be the length of a of one curtain, four cubits : and every board, and a cubit and a half shall be one of the curtains shall have one mea. the breadth of one board.

17 Two tenons shall there be in one 3 The five curtains shall be coupled board set in order one against another: together one to another; and other five thus shalt thou make for all the boards curtains shall be coupled one to another. of the Tabernacle.

4 And thou shalt make loops of blue 18 And thou shalt make the boards for upon the edge of the one curtain, from the Tabernacle, twenty boards on the the selvedge in the coupling, and like. southside southward. wise shalt thou make in the uttermost 19 And thou shalt make forty sockets edge of another curtain, in the coupling of silver, under the twenty boards : two of the second.

sockets under one board for his two 5 Filiy loops shalt thou make in the tenons, and two sockets under another one curtain, and fifty loops shalt thou board for his two tenons. make in the edge of the curtain, that is 20 And for the second side of the Ta. in the coupling of the second, that the bernacle on the northside there shall be loops may take hold one of another. twenty boards,

6° And ihou shalt make fisty taches of 21 And their forty sockets of silver : gold, and couple the curtains together two sockets under one board, and two with the taches: and it shall be one ta. sockets under another board. bernacle.

22 And for the sides of the Tabernacle 7 I And thou shalt make curtains of Westward thou shalt make six boards, goats' hair, to be a covering upon the 23 And two boards shalt thou make tabernacle : eleven curtains shalt thou for the corners of the tabernacle in the make.

two sides, 8 The length of one curtain shall be 24 And they shall be coupled together thirty cubits, and the breadth of one cur. I beneath, and they shall be coup.ed to


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