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him unto the judges; he shall also bring him to the door, or unto the door post; and his master shall bore his ear through with an awl; and he shall serve him for ever. 7 * And if a man sell his daughter to be a maidservant, she shall not go out as the menservants do. 8 If she please not her master, who hath betrothed her to himself, then shall he let her be redeemed : to sell her unto a strange nation he shall have no power, seeing he hath dealt deceitfully with her. 9 And if he have betrothed her unto his son, he shall deal with . after the manner of daughers. 10 If he take him another wife, her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish. 11 And if he do not these three unto her, then shall she go out free without money. 12 * He that smiteth a man, so that he die, shall be surely put to death. 13 And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint thee a place whither he shall flee. 14 But if a man come presumpt— uously upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die. 15 " And he that smiteth his father, or his mother, shall be surely put to death. 16 " "And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death. 17 " And he that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death. 18 " And if men strive together, and one smite another with a stone, or with his fist, and he die not, but keepeth his bed: 19 If he rise again, and walk abroad upon his staff, then shall he that smote him be quit: only he shall d”. for the loss of his time, and shall cause him to be thoroughly healed. 20 " And if a man smite his Servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely punished. 21 Notwithstanding, if he continue a . or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.

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22 " If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart from her, and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished, according as the woman's husband will lay upon him; and he shall pay as the judges determine. 23 And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, 24 Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, 25 Burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe. 26 And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, that it perish ; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake. 27 And if he Smite out his manservant's tooth, or his maidservant's tooth; he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake. 28 " If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they die: then the ox shall be surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten ; but the owner of the ox shall be quit. 29 But if the ox were wont to push with his horn in time past, and it hath been testified to his owner, and he hath not kept him in, but that he hath killed a man or a woman ; the ox shall be stoned, and his owner also shall be put to death. 30 If there be laid on him a sum of money, then he shall give for the ransom of his life whatsoever is laid upon him. 31 Whether he have gored a son, or have gored a daughter, according to this judgment shall it be done unto him. 32. If the ox shall push a manservant or a maidservant; he shall give unto their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned. 33 " And if a man shall open a pit, or if a man shall dig a pit, and not cover it, and an ox or an ass fall therein; 34 The owner of the pit shall make it good, and give money unto the owner of them ; and the dead beast shall be his. 35 " And if one man's ox hurt another's, that he die; then they shall sell the live ox, and divide the money of it; and the dead O.c also they shall divide. 36 Or if it be known that the Ox hath used to push in time past, and his owner on not kept him Divers law8

in ; he shall surely pay ox for Ox; and the dead shall be his own.


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18. Of for so Of idolatry. 1 Q. strangers, widows, and fatherless. pledges. 28 Of reverence to magistrates. 29 Of the first fruits. F a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it ; he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep. 2 * If a thief be found breaking up, and be smitten that he die, |. shall no blood be shed for lin. 3 If the sun be risen upon him, there shall be blood shed for him ; for he should make full restitution: if he have nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft. 4 If the theft be certainly found in his hand alive, whether it be ox, or ass, or sheep; he shall restore double. 5 " If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be eaten, and shall put in his beast, and shall feed in another man's field; Of the best of his own field, and of the best of his own vineyard, shall he inake restitution. 6 * If fire break out, and catch in thorns, so that the stacks of corn, or the standing corn, or the field, be consumed there with : he that kindled the fire shall surely make restitution. 7 * If a man shall deliver unto his neighbour money or stuff to keep, and it be stolen out of the man's house; if the thief be found, let him pay double. 8 If the thief be not found, then the master of the house shall be brought unto the judges, to see whether he have put his hand unto his neighbour's goods. 9 For all manner of trespass, whether it be for Ox, for ass, for sheep, for raiment, or for any manner of lost thing, which an– other challengeth to be his, the cause of . parties shall come before the judges; and whom the judges shall condemn, he shall pay double unto his neighbour. 10 If a man deliver unto his neighbour an ass, or an ox, or a sheep, or o beast, to keep; and it die, or be hurt, or driven away, no man seeing it :

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11 Then shall an oath of the LORD be between them both, that he hath not put his hand unto his neighbour's goods; and the owner of it shall accept thereof, and he shall not make it good. 12 And if it be stolen from him, he shall make restitution unto the Owner thereof. 13 If it be torn in pieces, them let him bring it for witness, and he shall not make good that which Was torn. 14 " And if a man borrow aught of his neighbour, and it be hurt, or die, the owner thereof being not with it, he shall surely make it

OOCl. 15 But if the owner thereof be with it, he shall not make it good: if it be a hired thing, it came for his hire. 16 " And if a man entice a maid that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife. 17. If her father utterly refuse to give her unto him, he shall pay money according to the dowry of Virgins. 18 "I Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live. 19 ". Whosoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put to death. 20 " He that sacrificeth unto any god, save unto the LORD only, he shall be utterly destroyed. 21 * Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him : for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt. 22 " Ye shall, not afflict any widow, or fatherless child. 23 If thou afflict them in any wise, and they cry at all unto me, I will surely hear their cry; 24 And my wrath shall wax hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless. 25 " If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as a usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury. 26 If thou at all take thy neighbour's rainment to pledge, thou shalt deliver it unto him by that the sun goeth down: 27 For that is his covering only, it is his raiment for his skin: wherein shall he sleep? and it shall come to }". when he crieth unto me, that will hear; for I am gracious.

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28 W. Thou Shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people. 29 " Thou shalt not delay to offer the first of thy ripe fruits, and of thy liquors: the firstborn of thy sons shalt thou give unto me. 30 Likewise shalt thou do with thine oxen, and with thy sheep: seven days it shall be with his dam : on the eighth day thou shalt give it me. 31 " And ye shall be holy men unto me: neither shall ye eat any flesh that is torn of beasts in the field; ye shall cast it to the dogs.


1 Of slander and false witness. 3, 6 Of justice. 4 Of charitableness. 10 Of the year of rest. 12 Qf the sabbath. 13 Of idolatry. 14 Of the three feasts. 18. Of the blood and the fat of the sacrifice. 20 An Angel is promised, with a blessing, if they obey him. HOU shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness. 2 * Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to decline after many to wrest judgment: 3 * Neither shalt thou countenance a poor man in his cause. 4 * If thou meet thine enemy's Ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him

again. 5 If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee lying under his burden, and wouldest forbear to §§ #. thou shalt surely help wit In. 6 Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of thy poor in his cause. 7 Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked. * And thou shalt take no gift: for the gift blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous. 9 * Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger: for ye know the heart of a stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the land of Egypt. 10 And six years thou shalt sow thy land, and shalt gather in the fruits thereof: 11. But the seventh year thou shalt let it rest and lie still; that the poor of . people may eat: and what they leave the beasts of

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the field shall eat. In like manner thou shalt deal with thy vineyard, and with thy oliveyard. 12, Six days thou shalt do thy work, , and on the seventh day thou shalt rest: that thine ox and thine ass may rest, and the son of thy handmaid, and the stranger, may be refreshed. 13 And in all things that I have said unto you be circumspect: and make no mention of the name of other gods, neither let it be heard out of thy mouth. 14 " Three times thou shalt keep a feast unto me in the year. 15 Thou shalt keep the feast of unleavened bread: (thou shalt eat unleavened bread seven days, as I commanded thee, in the time appointed of the month Abib; for in it thou camest out from Egypt: and none shall appear before me empty:) 16 And the feast of harvest, the first fruits of thy labours, which thou hast sown in the field : and the feast of ingathering, which is in the end of the year, when thou hast gathered in thy labours out of the field. 17 Three times in the year all thy males shall appear before the Lord GOD. 18 Thou shalt not offer the blood of my sacrifice with leavened bread; neither shall the fat of my sacrifice remain until the morning. 19 The first of the first fruits of thy land thou shalt bring into the house of the LORD thy God. Thou shalt not seethe a kid in his mother’s milk. 20 " Behold, I send an Angel before thee, to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared. 21 Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not; for he will not pardon your transgresSions: for my name is in him. 22 But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries. 23 For mine Angel shall go be— fore thee, and bring thee in unto the Almorites, and the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and the Canaanites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites; and I will cut them off. 24 Thou shalt not bow down to their gods, nor ove them, nor do Moscs is called up

after their works: but thou shalt utterly overthrow them, and quite break down their images. 25 And ye shall serve the LORD Our God, and he shall bless § read, and thy water; and I will take sickness away from the midst Of thee. 26 " There shall nothing cast their young, nor be barren, in th ji. the number of thy days Will fulfil. 27 I will send my fear, before thee, and will destroy all the peole to whom thou shalt come ; and will make all thine enemies turn their backs unto thee. 28 And I will Send hornets before thee, which shall drive out the Hivite, the Canaanite, and the Hittite, from before thee. I will not drive them Out from before thee in one year; lest the land become desolate, and the }. of the field multiply against


30 By little and little I will drive them out from before thee, until thou be increased, and inherit the

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CHAPTER XXIV. 1 Moses is called up into the mountain. 3 The #". promise obedience. 4 Moses buildeth an altar, and twelve pillars. 6 He sprinkleth the blood of the covenant. 9 The glory of God appeareth. 14 Aaron and Hur have the charge of the pool. 15 Moses goeth into the mountain, where he continueth forty days and forty nights. ND he said unto Moses, Come up unto the LORD, thou, and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and Seventy of the elders of Israel; and worship ye afar off. 2 And Moses alone shall come near the I.O.R.D.: but they shall not come nigh; neither shall the people #3 §§ with him. 3 *. And Moses gome and told the

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people all the words of the LORD, and all the judgments: and all the people answered with one voice, and said, All the words which the LORD hath said will we do. 4 And Moses wrote all the words Of the LORD, and rose up early in the morning, and builded an altar under, the hill, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel. 5 And he sent young men of the children of Israel, which offered burnt offerings, and sacrificed eace offerings of oxen unto the

R.D. 6 And Moses took half of the

blood, and put it in basins; and half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar.

7 And he took the book of the Covenant, and read in the audience of the people: and, they said, All that the LORD hath said will we do, and be obedient. 8 And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled it on the people, and sail, Behold the blood of the covenant, which the LORD hath made with you concerning all these Words. 9 * Then went up Moses, and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel; 10 And they saw the God of Israel: and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sap§§ Stone, and as it were the dy of heaven in his clearness. 11 And upon the nobles of the children of Israel he laid not his hand: also they saw God, and did eat and drink. 12 *. And the LORD said unto Moses, Come up to me into the mount, and be there : and I will ive thee tables of stone, and a aw, and commandments which I have written ; that thou mayest teach them. 13 And Moses rose up, and his minister Joshua; and Moses went up into the mount of God. 14 And he said unto the elders, Tarry ye here for us, until we come again unto you: and, behold, Aaron and Hur are with you: if any man have any matters to do, let him come unto them. 15 And Moses went up into the mount, and a cloud covered the mount. 16 And the glory of the LORD abode upon mount Sinai, and the Form of the ark.

cloud covered it six days: and the seventh day he called unto Moses out of the midst of the cloud. 17 And the †: of the glory of LORD was like devouring on the top of the mount in the eyes of the children of Israel. 18 And Moses went into the midst of the cloud, and gat him up into the mount: and Moses was in the Inountforty days and forty nights.

- CHAPTER XXV. 1 What the Israelites must offer for the - le. 10 The form - ercy seat, with the ubim. 23. The table, with the furniture thereof. 31. The candlestick, with the instruments thereof. ND the LORD spake unto MoSes, §ayings 2 Speak unto the children of Is– rael, that they bring me an offer§ of every man that giveth it willingly with his heart ye shall take my *† 3 And this is the offering which ye shall take of them; gold, and silver, and brass, 4 And blue, and purple, and Scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' tr, 5 And rams' skins dyed red, and badgers' skins, and shittim wood, 6 Oil for the light, spices for anointing oil, and for sweet inCense, 7 Onyx stones, and stones to be set in the ephod, and in the

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9 According to all that I shew thee, after the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all the instruments thereof, even so shall ye make it. 10 " And they shall make an ark of shittim wood: two cubits and a half shall be the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof. 11 And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, within and without shalt thou overlay it, and shalt make upon it a crown of gold round about. 12 And thou shalt cast four rings of gold for it, and put them in the four corners, thereof; and two of shall be in the one side of it, # two rings in the other side o

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13 And thou shalt make staves of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold. 14 And thou shalt put the staves into the rings by the sides of the ark, that the ark may be borne with them. 15 The staves shall be in the rings of the ark: they shall not be taken from it. 16 And thou shalt put into the ark the testimony which I shall give thee. 17 And thou shalt make a mercy seat of pure gold: two cubits and a half shall be the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof. 18 And thou shalt make two cherubim of gold, of beaten work shalt thou make them, in the two ends of the mercy seat. 19 And make one cherub on the one end, and the other cherub on the other end: even of the mercy seat shall ye make the cherubim On the two ends thereof. 20 And the cherubim shall stretch forth their wings on high, covering the mercy seat with their wings, and their faces shall look one to another; toward the mercy seat shall the faces of the cherubim be. 21 And thou shalt put the mercy seat above upon the ark; and in the ark, thou shalt put the testimony that I shall give thee. 22 And there I will meet with thee, and I will commune with thee from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim which are upon the ark of the testimony, of all things which I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel. 23 * Thou shalt also make a table of shittim wood: two cubits shall be the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof. . 24 And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, and make thereto a crown of gold round about. 25 And thou shalt make unto it a border of a handbreadth round about, and thou shalt make a golden crown to the border thereof round about. 26 And thou shalt make for it four rings of gold, and put the rings in the four corners that are on the four feet thereof. 27 Over agains,the border shall

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