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When the priests are to LEVITICUS. abstain from holy things. be holy unto thee: for I the LORD, which goeth unto the holy things, which the chilsanctify you, am holy.
dren of Israel hallow unto the LORD, having 9 And the daughter of any priest, if his uncleanness upon him, that soul shall she profane herself by playing the whore, be cut off from my presence: I am the she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt LORD. with fire.
14 What man soever of the seed of Aaron 10 And he that is the high priest among is a leper, or hath a running issue; he shall his brethren, upon whose head the anoint- not eat of the holy things, until he be clean. ing oil was poured, and that is consecrated And whoso toucheth any thing that is unto put on the garments, shall not uncover clean by the dead, or a man whose seed his head, nor rend his clothes;
goeth from him; 11 Neither shall he go in to any dead 5 Or whosoever toucheth any creeping body, nor defile himself for his father, or thing, whereby he may be made unclean, for his mother;
or a man of whom he may take unclean12 Neither shall he go out of the sanc-ness, whatsoever uncleanness he hath: tuary, nor profane the sanctuary of his God; 6 The soul which hath touched any such for the crown of the anointing oil of his shall be unclean until even, and shall not God is upon him: I am the Lord. eat of the holy things, unless he wash his
13 And he shall take a wife in her vir- flesh with water. gmity.
17 And when the sun is down, he shall be 14 A widow, or a divorced woman, or clean, and shall afterward eat of the holy profane, or an harlot, these shall he not things, because it is his food. take: but he shall take a virgin of his own 8 That which dieth of itself, or is torn people to wile.
with beasts, he shall not eat to detile himself 15 Neither shall he profane his seed therewith: I am the LORD. among his people: for I the Lord do sanc- 9 They shall therefore keop mine orditily hum.
nance, lest they bear sin for it, and die 16 1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, therefore, if they profane it: I the Lord do saying,
sanctify them. 17 Speak unto Aaron, saying, Whoso- 10 & There shall no stranger eat of the ever he be of thy seed in their generations holy thing: a sojourner of the priest, or an that hath any blemish, let him not approach hired servant, shall not eat of the holy to offer the bread of his God:
thing. 18 For whatsoever man he be that hath a 11 But if the priest buy any soul with blemish, he shall not approach: a blind his money, he shall eat of it, and he that is man, or a lame, or he that hath a flat nose, born in his house : they shall eat of his or any thing superfluous,
meat. 19 Or a man that is broken-footed, or 12 If the priest's daughter also be married broken-handed,
Junto a stranger, she may not eat of an of 20 Or crook-backed, or a dwarf, or that fering of the holy things. hath a blemish in his eye, or be scurvy, or 13 But if the priest's daughter be a scabbed, or hatli his stones broken; widow, or divorced, and have no child, and
21 No man that hath a blemish of the is returned unto her father's house, as in secd of Aaron the priest shall come nigh her youth, she shall eat of her father's to offer the offerings of the Lord made by meat; but there shall no stranger eat therefire; he hath a blemish, he shall not come of. nigh to offer the bread of his God.
14 | And if a man eat of the holy thing 22 Ile shall cat the bread of his God, both unwittingly, then he shall put the fifth part of the most holy, and of the holy.
thereof upto it, and shall give it unto the 23 Only he shall not go in unto the vail, priest, with the holy thing. nor come nigh unto the altar, because he 15 And they shall not profane the holy hath a blemish; that he profane not my things of the children of Israel which they sunctuaries : for I the LORD do sanctify offer unto the LORD: them.
16 Or suffer them to bear the iniquity of 24 And Moses told it unto Aaron, and to trespass, when they eat their holy things: his sons, and into all the children of Israel. for I the LORD do sanctify them. CUAP. XXII.
| 17 | And the LORD spake unto Nioses, AND the Lord spake unto Moses, say- saying,
| 18 Speak unto Aaron, and to his sons, 2 Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, that and unto all the children of Israel, and say they separate themselves from the holy unto them, Whatsoever he be of the house things of the children of Israel, and that of Israel, or of the strangers in Israel, that they profane not my holy name in those will offer his oblation for all his vows, and things which they hallow unto me: I am the for all his free-will-offerings, which they LORD.
I will offer unto the LORD for a burnt-offer3 Say unto them, Whosoever he be of all ing: your sced among your generations, that! 19 Ye shall offer at your own will a male The age of the sacrifice. CHAP. XXIII. . Of sundry feasts. without blemish of the beeves, of the sheep, l 5 In the fourteenth day of the first month or of the goats.
Jat even is the Lord's passover. 20 But whatsoever hath a blemish, that 6 And on the fifteenth day of the same shall ve not offer: for it shall not be ac-month is the feast of unleavened bread unto ceptable for you.
the LORD: seven days ye must eat unlea21 And whosoever offereth a sacrifice of vened bread. peace-offerings unto the LORD to accom- 7 In the first day ye shall have an holy wish his vow, or a free-will-offering in convocation : ye shall do no servile work beses, or sheep, it shall be perfect to be therein. acepted: there shall be no blemish therein. 8 But ye shall offer an offering made
22 Blind, or broken, or naimed, or hav- by fire unto the Lord seven days: in the ing a wen, or scurvy, or scabbed, ye shall seventh day is an holy convocation, ye shall pot offer these unto the LORD, nor make do no servile work thercin. an offering by fire of them upon the altar 9 [ And the Lord spake unto Moses, unto the LORD.
saying, 33 Either a bullock, or a lamb that hath 10 Speak unto the children of Israel, and any thing superfluous or lacking in his parts, say unto them, When ye be come into the that mayest thou offer for a free-will-offer- land which I give unto you, and shall reap ng: but for a vow it shall not be accepted. the harvest thereof, then ye shall bring a
24 Ye shall not offer unto the LORD that sheaf of the first-fruits of your harvest unto which is bruised, or crushed, or broken, or the priest : cut; neither shall ye make any offering 11 And he shall wave the sheaf before tkerrof in your land.
the Lord, to be accepted for you : on the 25 Neither from a stranger's hand shallmorrow after the sabbath the priest shall Te offer the bread of your God of any of wave it. these; because their corruption is in them, 12 And ye shall offer that day when ye and blemishes be in them: they shall not be wave the sheaf, an he-lamb without blemish accepted for you.
of the first year for a burnt-offering unto 267 And the LORD spake unto Moses, the LORD. siving.
13 And the meat-offering thereof shall be 27 When a bullock, or a sheep, or a goat two tenth-deals of fine flour mingled with is brought forth, then it shall be seven days oil, an offering made by fire unto the LORD voder the dam; and from the eighth day for a sweet savour: and the drink-ofiering and thenceforth it shall be accepted for an thereof shall be of wine, the fourth part of ofering made by fire unto the LORD. an hin.
28 And whether it be cow, or ewe, ye 14 And re shall cat neither bread, nor shall not kill it and her young both in one parched corn, nor green ears, until the selfdav.
same day that ye have brought an offering 29 And when ye will offer a sacrifice unto your God: It shall be a statute for of thanksgiving unto the LORD, offer it at ever throughout your generations in all your own will.
your dwellings. 30 On the same day it shall be eaten up, 15 [ And ye shall count unto you from Te shall leave none of it until the morrow: the morrow after the sabbath, from the day I am he LORD.
that ye brought the sheaf of the wave-of31 Therefore shall se keep my com- fering; seven sabbaths shall be complete : mandments, and do them: I am the LORD. 16 Even unto the morrow after the see
32 Neither shall ve profane my holy venth sabbath shall ve number fifty days; Dame; but I will be hallowed among the and ve shall offer a new meat-offering unto children of Israel: I am the LORD which the Lord. hallow you,
| 17 Ye shall bring out of your habitations 33 That brought you out of the land of two wave-loaves of two tenth-deals: they Egypt, to be vour God: I am the LORD. shall be of fine flour, they shall be baken with CHAP. XXIII.
leaven, they are the first-fruits into the LORD. A ND the Lord spake unto Moses, say- 18 And ye shall offer with the bread seing,
ven lambs without blemish of the first year, 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and and one voung bullock, and two rams: they grunto them, Concerning the feasts of the shall be for a burnt-offering unto the Lord, LA!), which ye shall proclaim to be holy with their meat-ofiering, and their drink-ofconvocations, eron these are my feasts. ferings, even an offering made by fire of a
3 Six days shall work be done: but the sweet savour unto the LORD. Refenth day is the sabbath of rest, an holy 19 Then ve shall sacrifice one kid of the convocation : ye shall do no work therein : goats for a sin-offering, and two lambs of the it is the sabbath of the LORD in all your first year for a sacrifice of peace-offerings. dwellings.
120 And the priest shall wave them with 4. These are the feasts of the LORD, the bread of the first-fruits for a wave-offereren holy convocations, which ye shall pro-ing before the Lord, with the two lambs: claim in their seasons.
Ithey shall be holy to the Lorn for the priest.
The feast of tabernacles. LEVITICUS.
The sher-bread. 21 And ye shall proclaim on the self-1 38 Beside the sabbaths of the Lord, and same day, that it may be an holy convoca- beside your gifts, and beside all your vows, tion unto you: ye shall do no servile work and beside all your free-will-offerings, which therein. It shall be a statute for ever in all ye give unto the LORD. your dwellings throughout your genera- 39 Also in the fifteenth day of the setions.
venth month, when ye have gathered in the 22 I And when ve reap the harvest of fruit of the land, ye shall keep a feast unto your land, thou shalt not make clean rid- the LORD seven days: on the first day stul dance of the corners of thy field when thou be a sabbath, and on the eighth day shall reapest, neither shalt thou gather any glean- be a sabbath. ing of thy harvest: thou shalt leave them. 40 And ye shall take you on the first day unto the poor, and to the stranger: I am the boughs of goodly trees, branches of the Lord your God.
palm-trees, and the boughs of thick trees, 23 | And the Lord spake unto Moses, and willows of the brook; and ye shall resaying,
joice before the LORD your God seven days. 24 Speak unto the children of Israel, 41 And ye shall keep it a feast unto the saying, in the seventh month, in the first Lord seven days in the year. It shall be a day of the month, shall ye have a sabbath, statute for ever in your generations; ye: a memorial of blowing of trumpets, an holy shall celebrate it in the seventh month. convocation.
1 42 Ye shall dwell in booths seven days; 25 Ye shall do no servile work therein; all that are Israelites born shall dwell in but ye shall offer an offering made by fire booths: unto the LORD.
143 That your generations may know 26 4 And the Lord spake unto Moses, that I made the children of Israel to dwell saying,
in booths, when I brought them out of the 27 Also on the tenth day of this seventh land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God. month there shall be a day of atonement; it 44 And Moses declared unto the chilshall be an holy convocation unto you, and dren of Israel the feasts of the LORD. ye shall afflict your souls, and offer an offer
CHAP. XXIV. ing made by fire unto the Lord. LA ND the LORD spake unto Moses, say
28 And ye shall do no work in that same ing, day; for it is a day of atonement, to make 2 Command the children of Israel, that an atonement for you before the LORD your they bring unto thee pure oil-olive beaten God.
for the light, to cause the lamps to burn con29 For whatsoever soul it be that shall tinually. not be afflicted in that same day, he shall be 3 Without the vail of the testimony, in cut off from among his people.
the tabernacle of the congregation, shall 30 And whatsoever soul it be that doeth Aaron order it from the evening unto the any work in that same day, the same soul morning before the LORD continually: it will I destroy from among his people. shall be a statute for ever in your genera
31 Ye shall do no manner of work. It tions. shall be a statute for ever throughout your 4 He shall order the lamps upon the pure generations in all your dwellings.
candlestick before the LORD continually. 32 It shall be unto you a sabbath of rest, 5 | And thou shalt take fine four, and and ye shall afflict your souls in the ninth bake twelve cakes thereof: two tenth-deals day of the month at even : from even unto shall be in one cake. even, shall ye celebrate your sabbath. 6 And thou shalt set them in two rows,
33 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, six on a row, upon the pure table before saying,
the LORD. 34 Speak unto the children of Israel, sar- 7 And thou shalt put pure frankincense ing, The fifteenth day of this seventh month upon each row, that it may be on the bread shall be the feast of tabernacles for seven for a memorial, even an offering made by days unto the Lord.
tire unto the LORD. 35 On the first day shall be an holy con- 8 Every sabbath he shall set it in order vocation: ye shal} do no servile work therein. before the LORD continually, being taken
36 Seven days ye shall offer an offering from the children of Israel by an everlastmade by fire unto the Lord: on the eighth ing covenant. day shall be an holy convocation unto you,l 9 And it shall be Aaron's and his sons; and ye shall offer an offering made by fire and they shall eat it in the holy place: for unto the LORD: it is a solemn assembly; and it is most holy unto him of the offerings of ye shall do no servile work therein. the LORD made by fire by a perpetual sta
37 These are the feasts of the LORD,Itute. which ye shall proclaim to be holy convo- 10 I And the son of an Israelitish wocations, to offer an offering made by fire man, whose father was an Egyptian, went unto the Lord, a burnt-offering, and a meat- out among the children of Israel; and this offering, a sacrifice, and drink-offerings, son of the Israelitish woman and a man of every thing upon his day:
'Israel strove together in the camp;
Sabbath of the seventh year. CHAP. XXV.
The ycar of jubilee. 11 And the Israelitish woman's son blas- ' 7 And for thy cattle, and for the beast phemed the name of the LORD, and that are in thy land, shall all the increase cursed: and they brought him unto Moses: thereof be meat. (and his mother's name was Shelomith, the 8 | And thou shalt number seven sabdaughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan :) baths of years unto thee, seven times seven
12 And they put him in ward, that the years; and the space of the seven sabbaths mind of the LORD might be shewed them. of years shall be unto thee forty and nine
13 And the LORD spake unto Moses, years. sying,
9 Then shalt thou cause the trumpet of 14 Bring forth him that hath cursed with-the jubilee to sound, on the tenth day of out the camp; and let all that heard him the seventh month, in the day of atonement lay their hands upon his head, and let all shall ye make the trumpet sound throughthe congregation stone him.
out all your land. 15 And thou shalt speak unto the chil- 10 And ye shall hallow the fiftieth year, dren of Israel, saying, Whosoever curseth and proclaim liberty throughout all the his God shall bear his sin.
land unto all the inhabitants thereof: it 16 And he that blasphemeth the name shall be a jubilee unto you; and ye shall of the LORD, he shall surely be put to death, return every man unto his possession, and and all the congregation shall certainly ye shall return every man unto his family. stone him: as well the stranger, as he that| 11 A jubilee shall that fiftieth year be is born in the land, when he blasphemeth unto you: ye shall not sow, neither reap the pame of the LORD, shall be put to that which groweth of itself in it, nor gadeath.
ther the grapes in it of thy vine undressed. 17 [ And he that killeth any man shall 12 For it is the jubilee; it shall be holy surely be put to death.
unto you: ye shall eat the increase thereof 15° And he that killeth a beast shall out of the field. make it good; beast for beast.
13 In the year of this jubilee ye shall 19 And if a man cause a blemish in his return every man unto his possession. neighbour; as he hath done, so shall it be 14 1 And if thou sell ought unto thy done unto him:
Ineighbour, or buyest ought of thy neigh20 Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth bour's hand, ye shall not oppress one for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a another : man, so shall it be done to him again. I 15 According to the number of years
21 And he that killeth a beast, he shall after the jubilee, thou shalt buy of thy restore it: and he that killeth a man, he neighbour, and according unto the number shall be put to death.
of years of the fruits he shall sell unto 22 Ye shall have one manner of law, as thee: well for the stranger, as for one of your own 16 According to the multitude of years country : for I am the LORD your God. thou shalt increase the price thereof, and
23 4 And Moses spake unto the children according to the fewness of years thou shalt of Israel, that they should bring forth him diminish the price of it: for according to that had cursed out of the camp, and stone the number of the years of the fruits doth tin with stones: and the children of Israel he sell unto thee. did as the LORD commanded Moses. | 17 Ye shall not therefore oppress one CHAP. XXV.
another; but thou shalt fear thy God : for AND the LORD spake unto Moses in I am the Lord your God. A mount Sinai, saying,
18 Wherefore ye shall do my statutes 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and and keep my judgments, and do them; say unto them, When ye come into the land and ye shall dwell in the land in safety. wich I give you, then shall the land keep 19 And the land shall yield her fruit, 2 abbath unto the LORD.
and ye shall eat your fill, and dwell therein 3 Six years thou shalt sow thy field, and in safety. six years thou shalt prune thy vineyard, 20 And if ye shall say, What shall we anci gather in the fruit thereof;
eat the seventh year? behold, we shall not 4 But in the seventh year shall be a sab- sow nor gather in our increase : bath of rest unto the land, a sabbath for the 21 Then I will command my blessing LORD : thou shalt neither sow thy field, nor upon you in the sixth year, and it shall prune thy vineyard.
| bring forth fruit for three years. 5 That which groweth of its own accord 22 And ye shall sow the eighth year, of thy harrest, thou shalt not reap, neither and eat yet of old fruit until the ninth gather the grapes of thy vine undressed : year; until her fruits come in ye shall eat for it is a year of rest unto the land of the old store.
6 And the sabbath of the land shall be! 23 | The land shall not be sold for ever; meat for you; for thee, and for thy servant, for the land is mine, for ye are strangers and for thy maid, and for thy hired servant, and sojourners with me and for thy stranger that sojourneth with 24 And in all the land of your possession thee,
'ye shall grant a redemption for the land.
The usage of bondmen. LEVITICUS. The redemption of servants.
25 If thy brother be wayen poor, and both he and his children with him, a hth sold away soine of his possession, and shall return unto his own family, and un if any of his kin come to redeem it, then the possession of his fathers shall he retur shall he redeem that which his brother sold. l 42 For they are my servants which 26 And if the man have none to redeem brought forth out of the land of E:
they shall not be sold as bond-men. 27 Then let him count the years of the 43 Thou shalt not rule over him with sale thereof, and restore the overplus unto gour, but shalt fear thy God. the man to whom he sold it; that he may 44 Both thy bond-men, and thy bon return unto his possession.
maids, which thou shalt have, shall be ot' ti 28 But if he be not able to restore it to heathen that are round about you; of the him, then that which is sold shall remain in shall ye buy bond-men and bond-maids. the hand of him that hath bought it until 45 Moreover of the children of the stran the year of jubilee: and in the jubilee it gers that do sojourn among you, of their shall go out, and he shall return unto his shall ye buy, and of their families that ar possession.
with you, which they begat in your land 29 4 And if a man sell a dwelling-hcuse and they shall be your possession. in a walled city, then he may redeem it 46 And ye shall take them as an inheri within a whole year after it is sold: within tance for your children after you, to inheri a full year may he redeem it.
them for a possession, they shall be rour 30 And if it be not redeemed within the hond-men for ever: but over vour brethren space of a full year, then the house that is the children of Israel, ye shall not rule one in the walled city shall be established for over another with rigour. " ever to him that bought it, throughout his 47 [ And if a sojourner or a stranger generations: it shall not go out in the ju- wax rich by thee, and thy brother that duelbilee.
eth by him wax poor, and sell himself unto 31 But the houses of the villages which the stranger or sojourner by thee, or to the have no wall round about them, shall be stock of the stranger's family: counted as the fields of the country: they 48 After that he is sold he may be remay be redeemed, and they shall go out in deemed again; one of his brethren may the jubilee.
redeem him: 32 Notwiths anding the cities of the Le- 49 Either his uncle, or his uncle's son vites, and the houses of the cities of their may redeem him, or any that is nigh of kin pozsession, may the Levites redeem at any unto him of his family may redeem him; or time.
if he be able, he may redeem bimseil. 33 And if a man purchase of the Le- 50 And he shall reckon with him that vites, then the house that was sold, and the bought him, from the year that he was sold city of his possession shall go out in the to him, unto the year of jubilee: and the yrir of jubilee; for the houses of the cities price of his sale shall be according unto of the Levites (le their possession among the number of years, according to the time the children of Israel.
of an hired servant shall it be with him. 34 But the field of the suburbs of their 51 If there be vet many years behind, cities may not be sold, for it is their perpe- according unto them he shall give again tual possession.
the price of his redemption out of the mo35' 1 And it thr brother be waren poor, nes that he was bought for. an 1 Gillen in decay with thee; then thou 52 And if there remain but few years shalt relieve him: yea, though he be a stran- unto the year of jubilee, then he shall count: ger, or a sojourner; that he may live with with him, and according unto his rear: 1 te.
shall he give him again the price of his re36 Take thou no visury of him, or in- demption. creise; but fear thy God; that thy brother 53 Anlas a yearly hired servant shall he v m?. line with thee.
be with him: and the other shall not rule 37 Thou shalt not give him the money with rigour over him in thy sight. upon usury, our lend him thy victuals for 54 And if he be not redeemed in these inreise,
years, then he shall go out in the year of 35 I on the LORD your God, which jubilee, both he, and his children with brought rou forth out of the land of Egypt, him. to give sou the land of Canaan, and to be 55 For unto me the children of Israel your God.
are servants, they are my servants who! 39 And if thy brother that corelleth by 'I brought forth out of the land of Eg: pt: thee ba waren poor, and be sold unto thee;:I am the LORD your God. thou shalt not compel him to serve as a
CHAP. XXVI. bond-servant :
VE shall make rou no idols nor graven 40 But as an hired servant, and as a so- 1 image, neither rear you up a standing journer he shall be with thee, and shall image, neither shall ye set up any image serve thee unto the year of jubilee: of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: M 41 And then shall he depart from thee, for I am the LORD your God.