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Plagues threatened
CHAP. XXVI.

for disobedience. 2 Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and re- seven times more plagues upon you acVerence my sanctuary : I am the LORD. cording to your sins.

3 ? If ye walk in my statutes and keep 22 I will also send wild beasts among my commandments, and do them;

you, which shall rob you of your children, 4 Then I will give you rain in due sea- and destroy your cattle, and make you few son, and the land shall yield her increase, in number, and your high-ways shall be and the trees of the field shall yield their desolate. fruit :

123 And if ye will not be reformed by me 5 And your threshing shall reach unto by these things, but will walk contrary unto the vintage, and the vintage shall reach me; unto the sowing-time; and ye shall eat 24 Then will I also walk contrary unto your bread to the full, and dwell in your you, and will punish you yet seven times land safely.

for your sins. 6 And I will give peace in the land, and 25 And I will bring a sword upon you, ye shall lie down, and none shall make you that shall avenge the quarrel of my coveafraid: and I will rid evil beasts out of the nant: and when ye are gathered together land, neither shall the sword go through within your cities, I will send the pestiyour land.

llence among you : and ye shall be deli7 And ye shall chase your enemies, and vered into the hand of the enemy. they shall fall before you by the sword. 26 And when I have broken the staff of

S And fire of you shall chase an hun- your bread, ten women shall bake your dred, and an hundred of you shall put ten bread in one oven, and they shall deliver thousand to flight: and your enemies shall you your bread again by weight : and ye fall before you by the sword.

shall eat and not be satished. 9 For I will have respect unto you, and 27 And if ye will not for all this hearken make you fruitful, and multiply you, and unto me, but walk contrary unto me; establish my covenant with you.

28 Then I will walk contrary unto you 10 And ye shall eat old store, and bring also in fury; and I, even I, will chastise forth the old because of the new.

you seven times for your sins. 11 And I will set my tabernacle among 29 And ye shall eat the flesh of your Fou: and my soul shall not abhor you. sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall

12 And I will walk among you, and will ye eat. be Four God, and ye shall be my people. 30 And I will destroy your high places.

13 I am the LORD your God, which and cut down your innages, and cast your brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, carcasses upon the carcasses of your idols, that ye should not be their bond-men, and and my soul shall abhor you. I have broken the bands of your yoke, and 31 And I will make your cities waste, made you go upright.

and bring your sanctuaries unto desolation, 14 | But if ye will not hearken unto and I will not smell the savour of your me, and will not do all these command- sweet odours. ments;

32 And I will bring the land into deso15 And if ye shall despise my statutes, lation: and your enemies which dwell or if your soul abhor my judgments, so therein shall be astonished at it. that ye will not do all my commandments, 33 And I will scatter you among the but that ye break my covenant:

heathen, and will draw out a sword after 16 I also will do this unto you, I will you: and your land shall be desolate, and eren appoint over you terror, consump- your cities waste. tion, and the burning ague, that shall con- 34 Then shall the land enjoy her sabsume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart : baths, as long as it lieth desolate, and ye and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for be in your enemies' land; even then shall your enemies shall eat it.

the land rest, and enjoy her sabbaths. 17 And I will set my face against you, 35 As long as it lieth desolate it shall and ye shall be slain before your enemies : rest; because it did not rest in your sabthey that hate you shall reign over you, baths, when ye dwelt upon it. and ye shall flee when none pursueth you. 36 And upon them that are left alive of

18 And if ye will not yet for all this you, I will send a faintness into their hearts hearken unto me, then I will punish you in the lands of their enemies; and the sound seven times more for your sins.

of a shaken leaf shall chase them; and they 19 And I will break the pride of your shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; and they power; and I will make your heaven as shall fall, when none pursueth. iron, and your earth as brass :

137 And they shall fall one upon another, 20 And your strength shall be spent in as it were before a sword, when none purrain : for your land shall not yield her in- sueth; and ye shall have no power to stand crease, neither shall the trees of the land before your enemies. yield their fruits.

38 And ye shall perish among the hea21 And if ye walk contrary unto me, then, and the land of your enemies shall and will not hearken unto me, I will bringleat you up.

Laws respecting vows.

LEVITICUS. Sanctifying houses and fields. 39 And they that are left of you shall shall be fifteen shekels, and for the female pine away in their iniquity in your ene-ten shekels. mies' lands; and also in the iniquities of 8 But if he be poorer than thy estimatheir fathers shall they pine away with tion, then he shall present himself before them.

the priest, and the priest shall value him : 40 1 If they shall confess their iniqui- according to his ability that vowed shall ty, and the iniquity of their fathers, with the priest value him. their trespass which they trespassed against 99 And if it be a beast whereof men me, and that also they have walked con- bring an offering unto the Lord, all that trary unto me;

any mam giveth of such unto the LORD 41 And that I also have walked contrary shall be holy. into them, and have brought them into the 10 He shall not alter it, nor change it, a land of their enemies; if then their uncir- good for a bad, or a bad for a good : and cumcised hearts be humbled, and they then if he shall at all change beast for beast then accept of the punishment of their iniquity : it and the exchange thereof shall be holy.

42 Then will I remember my covenant 11 And if it be any unclean beast, of with Jacob, and also my covenant with which they do not offer a sacrifice unto the Isaac, and also my covenant with Abra-Lord, then he shall present the beast beham will I remember; and I will remem-fore the priest : ber the land.

12 And the priest shall value it, whe43 The land also shall be left of them, ther it be good or bad : as thou valuest it and shall enjoy her sabbaths, while she who art the priest, so shall it be. lieth desolate without them : and they shall 13 But if he will at all redeem it, then accept of the punishment of their iniquity; he shall add a fifth part thereof unto thy because, even because they despised my estimation. judgments, and because their soul abhorreu 14 | And when a man shall sanctify his my statutes.

Thouse to be holy unto the LORD, then the 44 And vet for all that, when they be in priest shall estimate it, whether it be good the land of their enemies, I will not cast or bad: as the priest shall estimate it, so them away, neither will I abhor them, to shall it stand. destroy them utterly, and to break my co- 15 And if he that sanctified it will redeem venant with them: for I am the Lord their his house, then he shall add the fifth part God.

of the money of thy estimation unto it, and 45 But I will for their sakes remember it shall be his. the covenant of their ancestors, whom I 16 And if a man shall sanctify unto brought forth out of the land of Egypt in the LORD some part of a field of his posthe sight of the heathen, that I might be session, then thy estimation shall be actheir God: I am the LORD.

cording to the seed thereof: an homer of 46 These are the statutes, and judg- barley seed shall be valued at fifty shekels ments, and laws, which the Lord made be- of silver. tween him and the children of Israel in 17 If he sanctify his field from the year mount Sinai by the hand of Moses. of jubilee, according to thy estimation it CHAP. XXVII.

shall stand. AND the LORD spake unto Moses, say- 18 But if he sanctify his field after the Fling, .

jubilee, then the priest shall reckon unto 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and him the money according to the years that say unto them, When a man shall make a remain, even unto the year of the jubilee, singular vow, the persons shall be for the and it shall be abated from thy estiination. LORD, by thy estimation.

19 And if he that sanctified the field will 34 And thy estimation shall be, of the in any wise redeem it, then he shall add male from twenty years old even unto sixty the fifth part of the money of thy estimayears old, even thy estimation shall be fifty tion unto it, and it shall be assured to him. shekels of silver, after the shekel of the 20 And if he will not redeem the field, sanctuary.

or if he have sold the field to another man, 4 And if it be a female, then thy estima- it shall not be redeemed any more. tion shall be thirty shekels.

121 But the field, when it goeth out in the 5 And if it be from five years old even jubilee, shall be holy unto the Lord, as a uuto twenty years old, then thy estimation field devoted: the possession thereof shall shall be of the male twenty shekels, and for be the priest's. the female ten shekels.

22 And if a man sanctify unto the LORD 6 And if it be from a month old even a field which he hath bought, which is not unto five years old, then thy estimation of the fields of his possession; shall be of the male five shekels of silver, 23 Then the priest shall reckon unto and for the female thy estimation shall be him the worth of thy estimation, even unto three shekels of silver.

the year of the jubilee: and he shall give And if it be from sixty years old and thine estimation in that day, as a holy thing above; if it be a male, then thy estimation unto the LORD.

Gol commands Muses

CHAP. I.

to number the people. 24 In the year of the jubilee the field 29 None devoted, which shall be devoted shall return unto him of whom it was bought, of men, shall be redeemed; but shall surely eren to him to whom the possession of the be put to death. hand did belong.

30 ( And all the tithe of the land, whe25 And all thy estimations shall be ac-ther of the seed of the land, or of the fruit cording to the shekel of the sanctuary : of the tree, is the Lord's: it is holy unto twenty yerahs shall be the shekel

the LORD. 26 f Only the firstling of the beasts, l 31 And if a man will at all redeem ought which should be the Lord's firstling, no of his tithes, he shall add thier to the tiiih min shall sanctify it; whether it be ox, or part thereof. sleep: it is the Lord's.

32 And concerning the tithe of the 27 And if it be of an unclean beast, then herd, or of the flock, even of whatsoever he shall redeem it according to thine esti- passeth under the rod, the tenth shall be mation, and shall add a fifth pare of it ther-holy unto the LORD. to: or if it be not redeemed, then it shall 33 lle shall not search whether it be be sold according to thy estimation. good or bad, neither shall he change it: and

2 Votwithstanding, no devoted thing it le change it at all, then both it and the that a man shall devote unto the LORD of change thereof shall be holy; it shall not all that he hath, both of man and beast, and be redeemed of the field of his possession, shall be sold! 34 These are the commandments which or redeemed : every devoted thing is most the LORD commanded Moses for the chile holy unto the LORD.

dren of Israel in mount Sinai.

I The Fourth Book of MOSES, called NUMBERS..

CHAP. I.

gregation, princes of the tribes of their faAND the LORD spake unto Moses in the thers, heads of thousands in Israel. A wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle 17 | And Moses and Aaron took these of the congregation, on the first day of the men which are expressed by their names : second month, in the second year after they! 18 And they assembled all the congrewere come out of the land of Egypt, say- gation together on the first day of the se

cond month, and they declared their pedi2 Take ye the sum of all the congrega- grees after their families, by the house of tion of the children of Israel, after their their fathers, according to the number of families, by the house of their fathers, with the names, from twenty years old and upthe namber of their names, every male by ward, by their polls. their poll:

| 19 As the LORD commanded Moses, so 3 From twenty years old and upward, all he numbered them in the wilderness of Sithat are able to go forth to war in Israel; nai. thou and Aaron shall number them by their 20 1 And the children of Reuben, Isarmies.

rael's eldest son, by their generations, alter 4 And with you there shall be a man of their families, by the house of their fathers, every tribe; every one head of the house according to the number of the names, by of his fathers.

their polls, every male from twenty years 5 ( And these are the names of the men old and upward, all that were able to go that shall stand with you: Of the tribe of forth to war; Reuben; Elizur the son of Shedeur. 121 Those that were numbered of them,

6 Of Simeon ; Shelamiel the son of Zu- even of the tribe of Reuben, were forty and rishaddai,

six thousand and five hundred. 7 or Judah; Nahshon the son of Ammi- 22 1 Of the children of Simeon, by their nadab.

generations, after their families, by the 8 Of Issachar; Nethaneel the son of house of their fathers, those that were numiZuar.

bered of them, according to the number of 9 Of Zebulun; Eliab the son of Helon. the names, by their polls, every male from

10 Of the children of Joseph: of Ephra- twenty years old and upward, all that were im; Elishama the son of Ammihud: of able to go forth to war: Manasseh; Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur. 23 Those that were numbered of them,

11 Of Benjamin; Abidan the son of Gi- even of the tribe of Simeon, were fifty and deoni.

nine thousand and three hundred. 12 Of Dan; Ahiezer the son of Ammi- 24 ( Of the children of Gad, by their shaddai.

generations, after their families, by the 13 Of Asher; Pagiel the son of Ocran. house of their fathers, according to the 14 Of Gad; Eliasaph the son of Deuel. number of the names, from twenty years 15 Of Naphtali; Ahira the son of Enan. old and upward, all that were able to go 16 These were the renowned of the con-' forth to war;

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The number of every tribe. NUMBERS. The Levites are exempted.

25 Those that were numbered of them, 40 f Of the children of Asher, by their even of the tribe of Gad, were forty and five generations, after their families, by the thousand six hundred and fifty.

house of their fathers, according to the 26 { Of the children of Judah, by their number of the names, from twenty years generations, after their families, by the old and upward, all that were able to go house of their fathers, according to the forth to war; number of the names, from twenty years 41 Those that were numbered of them, old and upward. all that were able to go even of the tribe of Asher, were forty and forth to war ;

one thousand and five hundred. 27 Those that were numbered of them, 42 1 Of the children of Naphtali, througheven of the tribe of Judah, were threescore out their generations, after their families, by and fourteen thousand and six hundred. the house of their fathers, according to the

28 Of the children of Issachar, by number of the names, from twenty years their generations, after their families, by the old and upward, all that were able to go house of their fathers, according to the forth to war; number of the names, from twenty years 43 Those that were numbered of them, old and upward, all that were able to go even of the tribe of Naphtali, were fifty forth to war;

and three thousand and four hundred. 29 Those that were numbered of them, 44 [ These are those that were number eren of the tribe of Issachar, were fifty and ed, which Moses and Aaron numbered, four thousand and four hundred.

and the princes of Israel, being twelve 30 1 Of the children of Zebulun, by men: each one was for the house of his their generations, after their families, by the fathers. house of their fathers, according to the 45 So were all those that were numbernumber of the names, froin twenty years ed of the children of Israel, by the house of old and upward, all that were able to go their fathers, from twenty years old and forth to war;

lupward, all that were able to go forth to 31 Those that were numbered of them, war in Israel; even of the tribe of Zebulun, ucre fifty and 46 Even all they that were numbered, seven thousand and four hundred.

were six hundred thousand and three thou32 [ Of the children of Joseph, namely, sand and five hundred and fifty. of the children of Ephraim, by their ge- 47 ( But the Levites, after the tribe of nerations, after their families, by the house their fathers, were not numbered among of their fathers, according to the number them. of the names, from twenty years old and 48 For the Lord had spoken unto Moses, upward, all that were able to go forth to saying, war ;

I49 Only thou shalt not number the tribe 33 Those that were numbered of them, of Levi, neither take the sum of them even of the tribe of Ephraim, were forty among the children of Israel: thousand and five hundred.

50 But thou shalt appoint the Levites 34 [ Of the children of Manasseh, by over the tabernacle of testimony, and over their generations, after their families, by the all the vessels thereof, and over all things house of their fathers, according to the that belong to it: they shall bear the tabernumber of the names, from twenty years nacle, and all the vessels thereof, and they old and upward, all that were able to go shall minister unto it, and shall encamp forth to war;

round about the tabernacle. 35 Those that were numbered of them, 51 And when the tabernacle setteth foreven of the tribe of Manasseh, were thirty ward, the Levites shall take it down; and and two thousand and two hundred. when the tabernacle is to be pitched, the

36 [ Of the children of Benjamin, by Levites shall set it up: and the stranger their generations, after their families, by the that cometh nigh shall be put to death. house of their fathers, according to the 52 And the children of Israel shall pitch number of the names, from twenty years their tents every man by bis own camp, and old and upward, all that were able to go every man by his own standard, throughout forth to war;

their hosts. 37 Those that were numbered of them, 53 But the Levites shall pitch round even of the tribe of Benjamin, were thirty about the tabernacle of testimony; that and five thousand and four hundred. there be no wrath upon the congregation of

38 4 Of the children of Dan, by their ge- the children of Israel: and the Levites shall nerations, after their families, by the house keep the charge of the tabernacle of testiof their fathers, according to the number mony. of the names, from twenty years old and 54 And the children of Israel did accordupward, all that were able to go forth to ing to all that the LORD commanded Aloses, war;

so did they. 39 Those that were numbered of them,

CHAP. II. even of the tribe of Dan, were threescore AND the LORD spake unto Moses and and two thousand and seven hundred. I unto Aaron, saying,

The order of the tribes
CHAP. III.

in their tents. 2 Every man of the children of Israel (of Ephraim shall be Elishama the son of shall pitch by his own standard, with the Ammihud. ensign of their father's house : far off about 19 And his host, and those that were the tabernacle of the congregation shall numbered of them, were forty thousand they pitch.

and five hundred.' 34 And on the east side, toward the ris- 20 And by him shall be the tribe of Maing of the sun shall they of the standard nasseh : and the captain of the children of of the camp of Judah pitch throughout Manasseh shall be Gamaliel the son of Petheir armies : and Nahshon the son of Am- dahzur. minadab shall be captain of the children of 21 And his host, and those that were Jodah.

numbered of them were thirty and two 4 And his host, and those that were num- thousand and two hundred. bered of them, were threescore and four- 22 Then the tribe of Benjamin: and the teen thousand and six hundred.

captain of the sons of Benjamin shall be 5 And those that do pitch next unto him, | Abidan the son of Gideoni. skall be the tribe of Issachar: and Netha- 23 And his host, and those that were neel the son of Zuar shall be captain of the numbered of them, were thirty and five children of Issachar.

thousand and four hundred. 6 And his host, and those that were num-/ 24 All that were numbered of the camp bered thereof were fifty and four thousand of Ephraim were an hundred thousand and and four hundred.

eight thousand and an hundred, throughout 7 Then the tribe of Zebulun : and Eliab their armies : and they shall go forward in the son of Helon shall be captain of the the third rank. children of Zebulun.

25 1 The standard of the camp of Dan 8 And his host, and those that were num- shall be on the north side by their armies : bered thereof, were fifty and seven thou- and the captain of the children of Dan sand and four hundred.

I shall be Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai. 9 All that were numbered in the camp of 26 And his host, and those that were Judah were an hundred thousand and four- numbered of them, were threescore and two score thousand and six thousand and four thousand and seven hundred. hundred throughout their armies : these 27 And those that encamp by him shall shall first set forth.

|be the tribe of Asher : and the captain of 10 f On the south side shall be the stand- the children of Asher shall be Pagiel the ard of the camp of Reuben according to son of Ocran. their armies : and the captain of the chil- 28 And his host, and those that were dren of Reuben shall be Elizar the son of numbered of them, were forty and one thouShedeur.

sand and five hundred. 11 And his host, and those that were 29 Then the tribe of Naphtali: and the numbered thereof, were forty and six thou-captain of the children of Naphtali shall be sand and five hundred.

| Ahira the son of Enan. 12 And those which pitch by him shall 30 And his host, and those that were be the tribe of Simeon: and the captain of numbered of them, were fifty and three the children of Simeon shall be Shelumiel thousand and four hundred. the son of Zurishaddai.

31 All they that were numbered in the 13 And his host, and those that were camp of Dan were an hundred thousand and numbered of them, were fifty and nine fifty and seven thousand and six hundred : thousand and three hundred.

they shall go hindmost with their stand14 Then the tribe of Gad : and the cap-ards. tain of the sons of Gad shall be Eliasaph 32 | These are those which were numthe son of Reuel.

bered of the children of Israel by the house 15 And his host, and those that were of their fathers. All those that were numnumbered of them, were forty and five bered of the camps throughout their hosts, thousand and six hundred and fifty. were six hundred thousand and three thou

16 All that were numbered in the camp sand and five hundred and fifty. of Reuben were an hundred thousand and 33 But the Levites were not numbered fifty and one thousand and four hundred among the children of Israel; as the LORD and fifty, throughout their armies: and commanded Moses. they shall set forth in the second rank. 34 And the children of Israel did accord

17 ? Then the tabernacle of the congre-ing to all that the LORD commanded Mo gation shall set forward with the camp of ses : so they pitched by their standards, the Levites, in the midst of the camp: as and so they set forward, every one after they encamp, so shall they set forward, their families, according to the house of every man in his place by their stand-their fathers.' ards.

CHAP. III. 18 On the west side shall be the stand- THESE also are the generations of ard of the camp of Ephraim, according to 1 Aaron and Moses, in the day that the their armies : and the captain of the sons LORD spake with Moses in mount Sinai..

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