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woman and a man of Israel strove 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, together in the camp;

and say unto them, When ye como 11 And the Israelitish woman's son into the land which I give you, then blasphemed the name of the Lord, shall the land keep a sabbath unto and cursed. And they brought him the Lord. unto Moses; (and his mother's name 3 Six years thou shalt sow thy field, was Shelomith, the daughter of Dib- and six years thou shalt prune thy ri, of the tribe of Dan ;)

vineyard, and gather in the fruit 12 And they put him in ward, that thereof; the mind of the Lord might be showed 4 But in the seventh year shall be then.

a sabbath of rest unto the land, a 13 And the Lord spoke unto Moses, sabbath for the Lord; thou shalt saying,

neither sow thy field, nor prune thy 14 Bring forth him that hath cursed vineyard. without the camp; and let all that 5 That which groweth of its own beard him lay their hands upon his accord of thy harvest thou shalt not head, and let all the congregation reap, neither gather the grapes of thy stone hiin.

vine undressed; for it is a year of 15 And thou shalt speak unto the rest unto the land. children of Israel, saying, Whosoever 6 And the sabbath of the land shall curseth bis God sball bear his sin. be meat for you; for thee, and for

16 And he that blasphemeth the thy servant, and for thy maid, and Dame of the Lord, he shall surely be for thy hired servant, and for thy pat to death, and all the congrega- stranger that sojourneth with thee, tion shall certainly stone him; as 7 And for thy cattle, and for the vell the stranger, as he that is born beast that are in thy land, shall all in the land, when he blasphemeth the the increase thereof be meat. Date of the Lord, shall be put to 8 And thou sbalt number seven sabdeath.

baths of years unto thee, seven times 17 And he that killeth any man seven years; and the space of the sball surely be put to death.

seven sabbaths of years shall be unto 18 And he that killeth a beast shall | thee forty and nine years. make it good; beast for beast.

9 Then shalt thou cause the trum19 And if a man cause a blemish in | pet of the jubilee to sound on the bis neighbour; as he bath done, so tenth day of the seventh month, in sball it be done to him ;

the day of atonement shall ye make 20 Breach for breach, eye for eye, the trumpet sound throughout all tootb for tooth; as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so sball it be done 10 And ye shall hallow the fiftieth to him again.

year, and proclaim liberty through21 And he that killeth a beast, he out all the land unto all the inhabitshall restore it; and he that killeth a ants thereof; it shall be a jubilee man, he shall be put to death. unto you; and ye shall return every 22 Ye shall have one manner of


unto his possesion, and ye law, as well for the stranger, as for shall return every man

unto his one of your own country; for I am family. the Lord your God.

11 A jubilee shall that fiftieth year 23 And Moses spake to the children be unto you; ye shall not sow, neiof Israel, that they should bring forth ther reap that which groweth of itbin that had cursed out of the camp, self in it, nor gather the grapes in it and stone him with stones; and the of thy vine undressed. children of Israel did as the Lord 12 For it is the jubilee; it shall be commanded Moses.

holy unto you ; ye shall eat the inCIIAPTER XXV.

crease thereof out of the field. The seenth year- The juble-Of oppres

13 In the year of this jubilee yo nim-of obedience-Redemption of land shall return every man unto his pos- Of houses- of servants.


14 And if thou sell aught unto thy in mount Sinai, saying,

neighbour, or buyest aught of thy

your land.

A Moses

neighbour's hand, ye shall not op- bilee; and in the jubilee it sball go press one another.

out, and he shall return unto his pos. 15 According to the number of years session. after the jubilee thou shalt buy of thy 29 And if a man sell his dwelling. neighbour, and according unto the house in a walled city, then he may number of years of the fruits he shall redeei it within a whole year after sell unto thee;

it is sold ; within a full year may be 16 According to the multitude of redeem it. years thou shalt increase the price 30 And if it be not redeemed within thereof, and according to the fewness the space of a full year, then the of years thou shalt dininish the price house that is in the walled city shall of it; for according to the nunber of be established for ever to him that the years of the fruits doth be sell bought it throughout his generations; unto thee.

it shall not go out in the jubilee. 17 Ye shall not therefore oppress

31 But the houses of the villages one another; but thou shalt fear which have no wall round about them thy God; for I am the Lord your shall be counted as the fields of the God.

country; they may be redeemed, and 18 Wherefore ye shull do my stat- they shall go out in the jubilee. utes, and keep my judgments, and 32 Notwithstanding the cities of do them; and ye shall dwell in the the Levites, and the houses of the land in safety.

cities of their possession, may the 19 And the land shall yield her Levites redeem at any time. fruit, and ye shall eat your fill, and 33 And if a man purchase of the dwell therein in safety.

Levites, then the house that was sold, 20 And if ye shall say, What shall and the city of his possession, shall we eat the seventh year? behold, we go out in the year of jubilee ; for the shall not sow, nor gather in our in- houses of the cities of the Levites are crease;

their possession among the children 21 Then I will command my bless- of Israel. ing upon you in the sixth year, and it 34 But the field of the suburbs of shall bring forth fruit for three years. their cities may not be sold; for it is

22 And ye shall sow the eighth their perpetual possession. year, and eat yet of old fruit until 35 And if thy brother be waren the ninth year; until her fruits come poor, and fallen in decay with thee; in ye shall eat of the old store. then thou sbalt relieve him; yea,

23 The land shall not be sold for though he be a stranger, or a ever; for the land is mine; for ye are journer; that he may live with thee. strangers and sojourners with me. 36 Take thou no usury of him, or

24 And in all the land of your pos- increase ; but fear thy God; that thy session ye shall grant a redemption brother may live with thee. for the land.

37 Thou shalt not give him thy 25 If thy brother be waxen poor, money upon usury, nor lend him thy and hath sold away some of his pos- victuals for increase. session, and if any of his kin come 38 I am the Lord your God, which to redeem it, then shall he redeem brought you forth out of the land of that which his brother sold.

Egypt, to give you the land of Cae 26 And if the man have none to naan, and to be your God. rerleem it, and himself be able to 39 And if thy brotber that dwell. redeem it;

eth by thee be waxen poor, and be 27 Then let him count the years of sold unto thee; thou shalt not comthe sale thereof, and restore the over- pel him to serve as a bond-servant; plus unto the man to whom he sold 40 But as a hired servant, and as it; that he may return unto his pos- a sojourner, he shall be with thee, session.

and shall serve thee unto the year of 28 But if he be not able to restore jubilee ; it to him, then that which is sold 41 And then shall he depart from shall remain in the hand of him that thee, both he and his children with hath bought it until the year of ju- 1 him, and shall return unto his owa

80your God.

Y graven inkgo, neither rear you

family, and unto the possession of shall not rule with rigour over him his fathers shall he return.

in thy sight. 42 For they are my servants, which 54 And if he be not redeemed in I brought forth out of the land of these years, then he sball go out in Egypt: they shall not be sold as the year of jubilee, both he, and his bond-ren.

children with him. 43 Thou shalt not rule over him 55 For unto me the children of Iswith rigour; but shalt fear thy God. rael are servants; they are my ser

44 Both thy bond-men, and thy vants whom I brought forth out of bond-maids, which thou shalt have, the land of Egypt; I am the Lord sball be of the heathen that are round about you: of them shall ye buy bond

CIIAPTER XXVI. med and bond-maids.

Of idolatry- Religiousness— Blessings to the 45 Moreover, of the children of the

obedient. straagers that do sojourn among you, E shall make you no idols nor of then shall ye buy, and of their families that are with you, which up a standing image, neither shall they begat in your land; and they ye set up any image of stone in your shall be your possession.

land, to bow down unto it; for I am 46 And ye shall take them as an in- the Lord your God. beritance for your children after you, 2 Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and to inherit them for a possession ; they reverence my sanctuary; I am the shall be your bond-men for ever; hut Lord. over your brethrep the children of Is. 3 If ye walk in my statutes, and rael, ye shall not rule one over another keep my commandments, and do with rigour.

them; 47 And if a sojourner or stranger 4 Then I will give you rain in duo Fur rieb by thee, and thy brother season, and the land shall yield her that dwelleth by him wax poor, and increase, and the trees of the field sell himself onto the stranger or so- shall yield their fruit. journer by thee, or to the stock of the 5 And your threshing shall reach stranger's family;

unto the vintage, and the vintage 43. After that he is sold he may be shall reach unto the sowing-time; redeemed again; one of his brethren and ye shall eat your bread to the may releen him ;

full, and dwell in your land safely. 49 Either his uncle, or his uncle's 6 And I will give peace in the land, soon, may redeem bim, or any that is and ye shall lie down, and none shall Digh of kin unto him of his family make you afraid; and I will rid evil mar rerleem him ; or if he be able, beasts out of the land, neither shall be may reileein himself.

the sword go through your land. 30 And he shall reckon with him 7 And ye shall chase your enemies, that bought bin from the year that and they shall fall before you by the be was sold to him unto the year of sword. jubilee; and the price of bis sale shall 8 And five of you shall chase a be according unto the number of years, bundred, and a hundred of


shall according to the time of a hired ser- put ten thousand to fight; and your tant shall it be with him.

enemies shall fall before you by the 51 If there be yet many years he

sword. bind, according unto then he shall 9 For I will have respect unto you, give again the price of his redemp- and make you fruitful, and multiply tion out of the money that he was you, and establish my covenant with bought for,

you. 52 And if there remain but few 10 And ye shall eat old store, and years upto the year of jubilee, then bring forth the old because of the be shall count with him, and according unto bis years shall he give him 11 And I will set my tabernacle again the price of his redemption. among you; and my soul shall not

53 And as a yearly bired servant abhor you; shall he be with him; and the other 12 And I will walk among you, and


will be your God, and ye shall be my and ye shall be delivered into the people

hand of the enemy. 13 I am the Lord your God, which 26 And when I have broken the brought you forth out of the land of staff of your bread, ten women shall Egypt, that ye should not be their bake your bread in one oven, and bond-men; and I have broken the they shall deliver you your bread bands of your yoke, and make you again by weight; and ye shall eat, go upright.

and not be satisfied. 14 But if ye will not hearken unto 27 And if ye will not for all this me, and will not do all these com- hearken unto me, but walk contrary mandments;

unto me; 15 And if ye shall despise my

28 Then I will walk contrary unto statutes, or if your soul abhor my you also in fury; and I, eren I, will judgments, so that ye will not do all chastise you seven times for your my cominandments, but that ye break sins. my covenant;

29 And ye shall eat the flesh of 16 I also will do this unto you; I your sons, and the flesh of your will even appoint over you terror, daughters shall ye eat. consumption, and the burning ague, 30 And I will destroy your high that shall consume the eyes, and places, and cut down your images, cause sorrow of heart; and ye

shall and cast your carcasses upon the sow your seed in vain, for your ene- carcasses of your idols, and my soul mies shall eat it.

shall abhor you. 17 And I will set my face against 31 And I will make your cities you, and

ye shall be slain before your waste, and bring your sanctuaries enemies; they that hate you shall unto desolation, and I will not smell reign over you; and ye shall flee the savour of your sweet odours. when none pursueth you.

32 And I will bring the land into 18 And if ye will not yet for all this desolation ; and your enemies which hearken unto me, then I will punish dwell therein shall be astonished at you seven times more for your sins. it.

19 And I will break the pride of 33 And I will scatter you among your power; and I will make your the heathen, and will draw out a hearen as iron, and your earth as sword after you; and your land shall brass ;

be desolate, and your cities waste. 20 And your strength shall be spent 34 Then shall the land enjoy her in vain; for your land shall not sabbaths, as long as it lieth desolate, yield her increase, neither shall the and ye be in your enemies' land; trees of the land yield their fruits. even then shall the land rest, and

21 And if ye walk contrary unto enjoy her sabbaths. me, and will not hearken unto me; I 35 As long as it lieth desolate it will bring seven times more plagues shall rest; because it did not rest in upon you according to your sins. your sabbaths, when ye dwelt upon

22 I will also send wild beasts it. among you, which shall rob you of 36 And upon them that are left your children, and destroy your cat-alive of you I will send a faintness tle, and make you few in number; | into their hearts in the lands of their and your highways shall be desolate. enemies; and the sound of a shaken

23 And if ye will not be reformed leaf shall chase them; and they shall by me by these things, but will walk flee, as fleeing from a sword; and contrary unto me;

they shall fall when none pursueth. 24 Then will I also walk contrary 37 And they shall fall one upon unto you, and will punish you yet another, as it were before a sword, seven times for ir sins.

when none pursueth; and ye shall 25 And I will bring a sword upon have no power to stand before your you, that shall avenge the quarrel of enemies. my covenant; and when ye are 38 And ye shall perish among the gathered together within your cities, heathen, and the land of your enemies I will send the pestilence among you; I shall eat you up.

39 And they that are left of you shall be fifty shekels of silver, after shall pipe away in their iniquity in the shekel of the sanctuary. your enemies' lands; and also in the 4 And if it be a female, then thy iniquities of their fathers shall they estimation shall be thirty shekels. pine a way with them.

5 And if it be from five years old 40 If they shall confess their even unto twenty years old, then thy iniquity, and the iniquity of their estimation shall be of the male twenty fathers, with their trespass which sbekels, and for the female ten they trespassed against me, and that shekels. also they have walked contrary unto 6 And if it be from a month old me;

even unto five years old, then thy 41 And that I also have walked con- estimation shall be of the male five trary unto them, and have brought shekels of silver, and for the female them into the land of their enemies; thy estimation shall be three shekels if then their uncircumcised hearts be of silver. humbled, and they then accept of the 7 And if it be from sixty years old punishment of their iniquity; and above; if it be a male, then thy 42 Then will I remember my cove- estimation shall be fifteen shekels, nant with Jacob, and also my covenant and for the female ten shekels. with Isaac, and also my covenant 8 But if he be poorer than thy estiwith Abraham will I remember; and mation, then he shall present himI will remember the land.

self before the priest, and the priest 43 The land also shall be left of shall value him ; according to his them, and shall enjoy her sabbaths, ability that vowed shall the priest while she lieth desolate without them; value him. and they shall accept of the punish- 9 And if it be a beast, whereof men ment of their iniquity ; because, even bring an offering unto the Lord, all because they despised my judgments, that any man giveth of such unto the and because their soul abhorred my Lord shall be holy. statutes.

10 He shall not alter it, nor change 44 And yet for all that, when they it, a good for a bad, or a bad for a be in the land of their enemies, I will good; and if he shall at all change pot east them away, beither will I beast for beast, then it and the exabbor them, to destroy them utterly, change thereof shall be holy. and to break my covenant with them; 11 And if it be any unclean beast, for I am the Lord their God.

of which they do not offer a sacrifice 45 But I will for their sakes remem- unto the Lord, then he shall present ber the covenant of their ancestors, the beast before the priest ; whom I brought forth out of the land 12 And the priest shall value it, of Egypt in the sight of the heathen, wbether it be good or bad; as thou that I might be their God; I am the valuest it, who art the priest, so shall Lord.

it be. 46 These are the statutes and judg- 13 But if he will at all redeem it,

and laws, which the Lord then he shall add a fifth part thereof made between him and the children unto thy estimation. of Israel in mount Sinai by the hand 14 And when a man shall sanctify of Moses.

his house to be holy unto the Lord, CHAPTER XXVII.

then the priest shall estimate it, Of TORCE_True tithe may not be changed. whether it be good or bad; as the A

ND the Lord spake unto Moses, | priest shall estimate it, so shall it saying,

stand. 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, 15 And if he that sanctified it will and say unto them, When a man redeem his house, then be shall add shall inake & singular vow, the the fifth part of the money of thy persons shall be for the Lord by thy estimation unto it, and it shall be estimation.

his. 3 And thy estimation shall be of the 16 And if a man shall sanctify unto male from twenty years old even unto the Lord some part of a field of his ixty years old, even thy estimation possession, then thy estimation shall


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