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The Levites numbered. CHAP. XXVII. The law of inheritance. Oran inheritance, according to the number gathered themselves together against the of names.
Lord in the company of Korah; but died 54 To many thou shalt give the more in- in his own sin, and had no sons. beritance, and to few thou shalt give the less 4 Why should the name of our father be ini critance: to every one shall his inherit- done away from among his family, because 22ce be given, according to those that were he hath no son? Give unto us therefore a oombered of him.
I possession among the brethren of our fa35 Notwithstanding, the land shall be di- ther. vided by lot : according to the names of the 5 And Moses brought their cause before tribes of their fathers they shall iaherit. the LORD,
50 According to the lot shall the posses-1 6 4 And the LORD spake unto Moses, son thereof be divided between many and saying, fer,
1. The daughters of Zelophehad speak 57 1 And these are they that were num- right : thou shalt surely give them a posbered of the Levites after their families: of session of an inheritance among their faGershon, the family of the Gershonites: of ther's brethren; and thou shalt cause the Kohath, the family of the Kohathites: of inheritance of their father to pass unto Verari, the family of the Merarites. them.
59 These are the families of the Levites : 8 And thou shalt speak unto the chilthe family of the Libnites, the family of the dren of Israel, saying, "If a man die, and Hebronites, the family of the Mahlites, the have no son, then ye shall cause his inheritfamily of the Mushites, the family of the ance to pass unto his daughter. Korathites. And Kohath begat Amram. 9 And if he have no daughter, then re
59 And the name of Amram's wife was shall give his inheritance unto his brethren. Hochebed, the daughter of Levi, whom her 10 And if he have no brethren, then yo Frother bare to Levi in Egypt: and she bare shall give his inheritance unto his father's unto Airam Aaron and Moses, and Miriam brethren. ther sister.
11 And if his father have no bretliren, 60 And unto Aaron was born Nadab, then ye shall give his inheritance unto his and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
kinsman that is next to him of his family, 61 And Nadab and Abihu died, when and he shall possess it: and it shall be unto ther offered strange fire before the Lord. the children of Israel a statute of judgment,
62 And those that were numbered of as the LORD commanded Moses. them were twenty and three thousand, all 12 | And the Lord said unto Moses, Get males from a month old and upward : for thee up into this mount Abarim, and see they were not numbered among the chil- the land which I have given unto the children of Israel, because there was no inherit-dren of Israel. ance given them among the children of Is- 13 And when thou hast seen it, thou rel.
also shalt be gathered unto thy people, as 63 | These are they that were number-|Aaron thy brother was gathered. ed by Moses and Eleazar the priest, who 14 For ye rebelled against my commandnumbered the children of Israel in the ment in the desert of Zin, in the strife of plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho. the congregation, to sanctify me at the wa
64 But among these there was not a man ter before their eyes: that is the water of of them whom Moses and Aaron the priest Meribah in Kadesh in the wilderness of nambered, when they numbered the chil- Zin.' dren of Israel in the wilderness of Sinai. 15 | And Moses spake unto the Lord,
65 For the Lord had said of them, They saying, shall surely die in the wilderness. And! 16 Let the LORD, the God of the spirits there was not left a man of them, save Ca- of all flesh set a man over the congregation, leb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the 17 Which may go out before them, and son of Nun.
which may go in before them, and which CHAP. XXVII.
may lead them out, and which may bring MVHEN came the daughters of Zelophe-them in; that the congregation of the LORD Lhad, the son of Hepher, the son of be not as sheep which have no shepherd. Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Ma- 18 [ And the Lord said unto Moses, Heh, of the families of Manasseh the son Take thee Joshua the son of Nun, a man in of Joseph; and these are the names of his whom is the spirit, and lay thine hand upon daughters; Mahlah, Noah, and Hoglah, him; and Milcah, and Tirzah.
| 19 And set him before Eleazar the priest, 2 And they stood before Moses, and be- and before all the congregation : and give fore Eleazar the priest, and before the him a charge in their sight. princes, and all the congregation, by the 20 And thou shalt put some of thine hodoor of the tabernacle of the congregation, nour upon him, that all the congregation of saying,
the children of Israel may be obedient. 3 Our father died in the wilderness, and 21 And he shall stand before Eleazar the be was not in the company of them that priest, who shall ask counsel for him after The continual burnt-offering, NUMBERS.
and other offerings. the judgment of Urim before the Lord: at 14 And their drink-offering shall be half his word shall they go out, and at his word an hin of wine unto a bullock, and the third they shall come in, both he, and all the chil- part of an hin unto a ram, and a fourth dren of srael with him, even all the con- part of an hin unto a lamb: this is the burntgregation.
offering of every month throughout the 22 And Moses did as the LORD com- months of the year. manded him: and he took Joshua, and set 15 And one kid of the goats for a sinhim before Eleazar the priest, and before offering unto the LORD shall be offered, leall the congregation:
side the continual burnt-offering, and his
gave him a charge, as the LORD command- 16 | And in the fourteenth day of the ed by the hand of Moses.
first month is the passover of the LORD. CHAP. XXVIII.
| 17 And in the fifteenth day of this month A ND the LORD spake unto Moses, say- is the feast; seven days shall unleavened ing,
bread be eaten. 2 Command the children of Israel, and 18 In the first day shall be an holy consay unto them, My offering, and my bread vocation; ye shall do no manner of servile for my sacrifices made by fire, for a sweet work therein: savour unto me, shall ye observe to offer 19 But ye shall offer a sacrifice made by unto me in their due season.
|fire for a burnt-offering unto the Lord 3 And thou shalt say unto them, This two young bullocks, and one ram, and sever is the offering made by fire which ye shall lambs of the first year: they shall be unto offer unto the LORD; two lambs of the first you without blemish: year without spot day by day, for a con-| 20 And their meat-offering shall be of tinual burnt-offering.
flour mingled with oil: three tenth-deals 4 The one lamb shalt thou offer in the shall ye offer for a bullock, and two tenthmorning, and the other lamb shalt thou of deals for a ram; fer at even:
| 21 A several tenth-deal shalt thou offer 5 And a tenth part of an ephah of flour for every lamb, throughout the seven lambs: for a meat-offering, mingled with the fourth 22 And one goat for a sin-offering, ta part of an hin of beaten oil.
make an atonement for you. 6 It is a continual burnt-offering, which 23 Ye shall offer these beside the burntwas ordained in mount Sinai for a sweet offering in the morning, which is for a con savour, a sacrifice made by fire unto the tinual burnt-offering. LORD,
24 After this manner ye shall offer daily 7 And the drink-offering thereof shall be throughout the seven days, the meat of the the fourth part of an hin for the one lamb: sacrifice made by fire, of a sweet savour in the holy place shalt thou cause the strong unto the LORD: it shall be offered beside wine to be poured unto the Lord for a the continual burnt-offering, and his drinkdrink-offering :
offering. 8 And the other lamb shalt thou offer at 25 And on the seventh day ye shall have even : as the meat-offering of the morning an holy convocation ye shall do no ser and as the drink-offering thereof, thou shalt vile work.
savour unto the LORD.
when ye bring a new meat-offering unto 9 1 And on the sabbath-day two lambs the LORD, after your weeks be out, ye shal of the first year without spot, and two tenth-have an holy convocation; ye shall do no deals of flour for a meat-offering, mingled servile work : with oil, and the drink-offering thereof: 27 But ye shall offer the burnt-offering
10 This is the burnt-offering of every for a sweet savour unto the LORD; twe sabbath, beside the continual burnt-offer- young bullocks, one ram, seven lambs of ing, and his drink-offering.
lihe first year; 11 And in the beginnings of your 28 And their meat-offering of flour min months ye shall offer a burnt-offering unto gled with oil, three tenth-deals unto one the LORD; two young bullocks, and one bullock, two tenth-deals unto one ram, ram, seven lambs of the first year without 29 A several tenth-deal unto one lamb spot;
throughout the seven lambs; 12 And three tenth-deals of flour for al 30 And one kid of the goats, to make a meat-offering, mingled with oil, for one atonement for you. bullock; and two tenth-deals of flour for 31 Ye shall offer them beside the con a meat offering, mingled with oil, for one tinual burnt-offering and his meat-offering ram;
|(they shall be unto you without blemish, 13 And a several tenth-deal of flour min- and their drink-offerings. gled with oil for a meat-offering unto one lamb, for a burnt-offering of a sweet sa- A ND in the seventh month, on the firs vour, a sacrifice made by fire unto the A day of the month, ye shall have a LORD.
I holy convocation ; ye shall do no servil
Offerings on the eight days CHAP. XXIX. of the feast of tabernacles. work: it is a day of blowing the trumpetsi 19 And one kid of the goats for a sinanto you,
offering; beside the continual burnt-of2 And ye shall offer a burnt-offering for fering, and the meat-offering thereof, and a sweet sarour unto the LORD; one young their drink-offerings. bullock, one ram, and seven lambs of the 20 [ And on the third day eleven bulfirst year without blemish :
llocks, two rams, fourteen lambs of the first 3 And their meat-offering shall be of flour year without blemish : mingled with oil, three tenth-deals for a 21 And their meat-offering and their bullock, and two tenth-deals for a ram, drink-offerings for the bullocks, for the rams,
4 And one tenth-deal for one lamb, and for the lambs, shall be according to their throughout the seven lambs :
number, after the manner : 5 And one kid of the goats for a sin-of-| 22 And one goat for a sin-offering; befering, to make an atonement for you: side the continual burnt-offering, and his
6 Beside the burnt-offering of the month, meat-offering, and his drink-offering. and his meat-offering, and the daily burnt- 23 And on the fourth day ten buloffering, and his meat-offering, and their locks, two rams, and fourteen lambs of the drink-offerings, according unto their man- first year without blemish : ner, for a sweet savour, a sacrifice made by 24 Their meat-offering and their drinkfire unto the LORD.
offerings for the bullocks, for the rams, and 7 1 And ye shall have on the tenth day for the lambs, shall be according to their of this seventh month an holy convocation : number, after the manner: and ye shall afflict your souls: ye shall not 25 And one kid of the goats for a sindo any work therein:
offering ; beside the continual burnt-offer8 But ye shall offer a burnt-offering unto ing, his meat-offering, and his drink-offering. the Lord for a sweet savour; one young 26 ( And on the fifth day nine bullocks, bullock, one ram, and seven lambs of the two rams, and fourteen lambs of the first first year; they shall be unto you without year without spot: blemish :
27 And their meat-offering and their 9 And their meat-offering shall be of drink-offerings for the bullocks, for the rams, four mingled with oil, three tenth-deals and for the lambs, shall be according to their to a bullock, and two tenth-deals to one number, after the manner: ram,
28 And one goat for a sin-offering; beIÓ A several tenth-deal for one lamb, side the continual burnt-offering, and his throughout the seven lambs:
meat-offering, and his drink-offering. 11 One kid of the goats for a sin-offer- 29 | And on the sixth day eight bullocks, ing; beside the sin-offering of atonement, two rams, and fourteen lambs of the first and the continual burnt-offering, and the year without blemish : meat-offering of it, and their drink-offer- 30 And their meat-offering and their ings.
drink-offerings for the bullocks, for the 12 And on the fifteenth day of the se-rams, and for the lambs, shall be according venth month ye shall have an holy convo- to their number, after the manner: cation ; ye shall do no servile work, and ye 31 And one goat for a sin-offering; beshall keep a feast unto the LORD seven side the continual burnt-offering, his meatdas:
offering, and his drink-offering. 13 And ye shall offer a burnt-offering, al 32 And on the seventh day seven bulsacrifice made by fire, of a sweet savour locks, two rams, and fourteen lambs of the unto the LORD; thirteen young bullocks, first year without blemish : two rams, and fourteen lambs of the first 33 And their meat-offering and their drinkyear; they shall be without blemish: offerings for the bullocks, for the rams, and
14 And their meat-offering shall be of for the lambs, shall be according to their flour mingled with oil, three tenth-deals number, after the manner : unto every bullock of the thirteen bullocks, 34 And one goat for a sin-offering ; betwo tenth-deals to each ram of the two side the continual burnt-offering, his meatrams,
offering, and his drink-offering. 15 And a several tenth-deal to each lamb 35 'On the eighth day ye shall have a of the fourteen lambs :
solemn assembly : ye shall do no servile 16 And one kid of the goats for a sin- work therein: offering; beside the continual burnt-of-| 36 But ye shall offer a burnt offering, fering, his meat-offering, and his drink- a sacrifice made by fire, of a sweet savour offering.
unto the LORD : one bullock, one ram, se17 And on the second day ye shall ven lambs of the first year without ble offer twelve young bullocks, two rams, four-mish: teen lambs of the first year without spot: 1 37 Their meat-offering and their drink
18 And their meat offering and their offerings for the bullock, for the ram, and drink-offerings for the bullocks, for the for the lambs, shall be according to their rams, and for the lambs, shall be according number, after the manner : to their number, after the manner : | 38 And one goat for a sin-offering ; be
Lars concerning vows.
The Midianites spoiled. side the continual burnt-offering, and his 13 Every vow, and every binding oath to meat-offering, and his drink-offering. afflict the soul, her husband may establish
39 These things ye shall do unto the it, or her husband may make it void. Lord in your set feasts, beside your vows, 14 But if her husband altogether hold his and your freewill-offerings, for your burnt- peace at her from day to day; then he esofferings, and for your meat-offerings, and tablisheth all her vows, or all her bonds, for your drink-offerings, and for your peace- which are upon her: he confirmeth them, offerings.
because he held his peace at her in the day 40 And Moses told the children of Israel that he heard them. according to all that the Lord commanded 15 But if he shall any ways make them Moses.
void after that he hath heard them; then he CHIAP. XXX.
shall bear hier iniquity. AND Moses spake unto the heads of the 16 These are the statutes which the A tribes concerning the children of Is- LORD commanded Moses between a man rael, saying, This is the thing which the and his wife, between the father and his Lord liath commanded.
daughter, being yet in her youth in her fa2 If a man vow a vow unto the LORD, or ther's house. swear an oath to bind his soul with a bond ;
CHAP. XXXI. he shall not break his word, he shall do! AND the LORD spake unto Moses, sayaccording to all that proceedeth out of his t ing mouth.
2 Avenge the children of Israel of the 3 1 If a woman also vow a vow unto the Midianites: afterward shalt thou be gatherLORD, and bind herself by a bond, being in ed unto thy people. her father's house in her youth;
. 3 And Moses spake unto the people, say4 And her father hear her vow, and herling, Arm some of yourselves unto the war, bond wherewith she hath bound her soul, and let them go against the Midianites, and and her father shall hold his peace at her: avenge the LORD of Midian. then all her vows shall stand, and every 4 Of every tribe a thousand, throughbond wherewith she hath bound her soul out all the tribes of Israel, shall ye send to shall stand.
the war. 5 But if her father disallow her in the 5 So there were delivered out of the day that he heareth; not any of her vows or thousands of Israel, a thousand of every of her bonds wherewith she hath bound her tribe, twelve thousand armed for war. soul shall stand : and the LORD shall for- 6 And Moses sent them to the war, a give her, because her father disallowed her. thousand of every tribe, them and Phinehas
6. And if she had at all an husband the son of Eleazar the priest, to the war, when she vowed, or uttered ought out of with the holy instruments, and the trumher lips, wherewith she bound her soul: pets to blow in his hand.
7 And her husband heard it, and held 7 And they warred against the Midianhis peace at her in the day that he heard ites, as the LORD commanded Moses; and it : then her vows shall stand, and her they slew all the males. bonds wherewith she bound her soul shall 8 And they slew the kings of Midian, bestand.
side the rest of them that were slain ; 8 But if her husband disallowed her on namely, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, the day that he heard it; then he shall and Reba, five kings of Midian: Balaam make her vow which she vowed, and that also the son of Beor they slew with the which she uttered with her lips, wherewith sword. she bound her soul, of none effect: and the 9 And the children of Israel took all the LORD shall forgive her.
women of Midian captives, and their little 9 | But every vow of a widow, and of ones, and took the spoil of all their cattle, her that is divorced, wherewith they have and all their flocks, and all their goods. bound their souls, shall stand against her. 10 And they burnt all their cities where
10 And if she vowed in her husband's in they dwelt, and all their goodly castles, house, or bound her soul by a bond with an with fire. oath;
| 11 And they took all the spoil, and all 11 And her husband heard it, and held the prey, both of men and of beasts. his peace at her, and disallowed her not : 12 And they brought the captives, and then all her vows shall stand, and every the prey, and the spoil, unto Moses and bond wherewith she bound her soul shall Eleazar the priest, and unto the congregastand.
tion of the children of Israel, unto the camp 12 But if her husband hath utterly made at the plains of Moab, which are by Jordan them void on the day he heard them; then near Jericho. whatsoever proceeded out of her lips con- 13 And Moses, and Eleazar the priest. cerning her vows, or concerning the bond and all the princes of the congregation, of her soul, shall not stand: her husband went forth to meet them without the camp. hath made them void; and the LORD shall 14 And Moses was wroth with the offiforgive her.
cers of the host, with the captains over The soldiers to be purified, CHAP. XXXI.
and the prey aivaed. thousands, and captains over hundreds, was six hundred thousand and seventy which came from the battle.
thousand and five thousand sheep, 15 And Moses said unto them, Have yel 33 And threescore and twelve thousand saved all the women alive?
beeves, 16 Behold, these caused the children of 34 And threescore and one thousandasses. Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to 35 And thirty and two thousand percommit trespass against the LORD in the sons in all, of women that had not known matter of Peor, and there was a plague man by lying with him. among the congregation of the LORD. 36 And the half, which was the portion of
17 Now therefore kill every male among thein that went out to war, was in number the little ones, and kill every woman that three hundred thousand and seven and hath known man by lying with him. thirty thousand and five hundred sheep:
18 But all the women-children, that have 37 And the Lord's tribute of the sheep not known a man by lying with him, keep was six hundred and threescore and fifteen. alive for yourselves.
38 And the beeves were thirty and six 19 And do ye abide without the camp thousand ; of which the LORD's tribute was seren days: whosoever hath killed any threescore and twelve. person, and whosoever hath touched any! 39 And the asses were thirty thousand slain, purify both yourselves and your cap- and five hundred; of which the Lord's tritives on the third day, and on the seventh bute was threescore and one. day.
1 40 And the persons were sixteen thou20 And purify all your raiment, and all sand; of which the Lord's tribute was that is made of skins, and all work of goats' thirty and two persons. hair, and all things made of wood. | 41 And Moses gave the tribute, which
21 [ And Eleazar the priest said unto was the Lord's heave-offering, unto Elethe men of war which went to the battle, azar the priest, as the LORD commanded This is the ordinance of the law which the Moses. LORD commanded Moses;
142 And of the children of Israel's half, 22 Only the gold, and the silver, the which Moses divided from the men that brass, the iron, the tin, and the lead, warred,
23' Every thing that may abide the fire, 43 (Now the half that pertained unto the ye shall make it go through the fire, and it congregation was three hundred thousand shall be clean: nevertheless it shall be pu- and thirty thousand and seven thousand rified with the water of separation : and all and five hundred sheep, that abideth not the fire ye shall make gol 44 And thirty and six thousand beeves, through the water.
145 And thirty thousand asses and five 24 And ye shall wash your clothes on hundred, the seventh day, and ye shall be clean, and 46 And sixteen thousand persons;) afterward ye shall come into the camp. 47 Even of the children of Israel's half,
25 1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, Moses took one portion of fifty, both of man saying,
land of beast, and gave them unto the Le20 Take the sum of the prey that was vites, which kept the charge of the tabernataken, both of man and of beast, thou, and cle of the LORD; as the LORD commanded Eleazar the priest, and the chief fathers of Moses. the congregation :
| 48 | And the officers which were over 27 And divide the prey into two parts; thousands of the host, the captains of thoubetween them that took the war upon them, sands, and captains of hundreds, came near who went out to battle, and between all the unto Moses: congregation:
| 49 And they said unto Moses, Thy ser28 And levy a tribute unto the Lord of vants have taken the sum of the men of the men of war which went out to battle : war which are under our charge, and there one soul of five hundred, both of the per- lacketh not one man of us. sons, and of the beeves, and of the asses, 50 We have therefore brought an oblaand of the sheep:
tion for the Lord, what every man hath 29 Take it of their half, and give it unto gotten, of jewels of gold, chains, and braceEleazar the priest, for an heave-offering of lets, rings, ear-rings, and tablets, to make the LORD.
lan atonement for our souls before the LORD. 30 And of the children of Israel's half, thou 51 And Moses and Eleazar the priest shalt take one portion of fifty of the per- took the gold of them, even ail wrought sons, of the beeres, of the asses, and of the jewels. fincks, of all manner of beasts, and give 52 And all the gold of the offering that thern unto the Levites, which keep the they offered up to the Lord, of the captains charge of the tabernacle of the LORD. of thousands, and of the captains of hun.
31 And Moses and Eleazar the priest did dreds, was sixteen thousand seven hundred as the LORD commanded Moses
and fifty shekels. 32 And the booty being the rest of the 53 (For the men of war had taken spoil, prey which the men of war had caught, every man for himself.)