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and eat flesh in all thy gates, whatever
18 1 Therefore shall ye lay up these
in the land which the LORD God of thy my words in your heart and in your soul, 1451. fathers giveth thee to possess it, all the and 6 bind them for a sign upon your
days that ye live upon the earth. hand, that they may be as frontlets be
2 1 - Ye shall utterly destroy all the tween your eyes.
places in which the nations which ye 19 © And ye shall teach them to your
i shall possess served their gods, upon children, speaking of them when thou þc. 6. 8. the high mountains, and upon the hills, sittest in thy house, and when thou walk
and under every green tree: est by the way, when thou liest down, and
3 And 6 ye shall 2 overthrow their alwhen thou risest up.
*c. 4. 10. & tars, and break their pillars, and burn 20 And thou shalt write them upon
their groves with fire; and ye shall hew the door posts of thy house, and upon
down the graven images of their gods, thy gates:
and destroy the names of them out of 21 That your days may be multiplied, a Josh. 1. 3. that place. and the days of your children, in the
4 Ye shall not do so to the LORD your land which the Lord swore to your
God. fathers to give to them, as the days of 1 Heb. Frat. 5 1 But the place which the LORD your heaven upon the earth.
God shall < choose out of all your tribes 22 For if ye shall diligently keep all
to put his name there, even his habitathese commandments which I commandec. 28. 2. tion shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt you, to do them, to love the Lord your God, to walk in all his ways, and to
6.And thither ye shall bring your cleave to him ;
1 c. 28. 15.
burnt-offerings, and your sacrifices, and 23 Then will the Lord drive out all
your tithes, and heave-offerings of your these nations from before you, and ye
band, and your vows, and your free-willshall possess greater nations and mighti
offerings, and the firstlings of yonr herds, er than yourselves.
and of your flocks: 24 d Every place on which the soles of
7 And there ye shall eat before the your feet shall tread shall be yours: from
LORD your God, and ye shall rejoice in the wilderness, and Lebanon, from the sc. 27.12.13. all that ye put your hand to, ye and your river, the river 4 Euphrates, even to the Josh. 8. 33. households, in which the LORD thy God uttermost sea shall your limit be.
hath blessed thee. 25 There shall no man be able to stand
8 Ye shall not do after all the things before you: for the Lord your God shall * c. 5. 32. that we do here this day, every man lay the fear of you, and the dread of you
whatever is right in his own eyes. upon all the land that ye shall tread upon,
9 For ye are not as yet come to the as he hath said to you.
rest and to the inheritance which the 26 IT Behold, I set before you this day
Lord your God giveth you. a blessing and a curse:
10 But when ye go over Jordan, and 27 A blessing, if ye obey the com
dwell in the land which the LORD your mandments of the Lord your God which a c. 7. 5. God giveth you to inherit, and wảen he I command you this day;
giveth you rest from all your enemies on 28 And as curse, if ye will not obey
every side, so that ye dwell in safety: the commandments of the LORD your
11 Then there shall be a place which God, but turn aside from the way which
the Lord your God shall choose to cause I command you this day, to go after other
his name to dwell there; thither shall ye gods which ye have not known.
1 or, inherit. bring all that I command you; your 29 And it shall come to pass when the
burnt-offerings, and your sacrifices, your LORD thy God hath brought thee in to
tithes, and the heave-offering of your the land whither thou goest to possess it,
hand, and all a your choice vows which that thou shalt put the blessing upon
ye vow to the LORD: mount Gerizim, and the curse upon
12 And ye shall rejoice before the mount Ebal.
LORD your God, ye, and your sons, and 30 Are they not on the other side of 1 Judg. 2. 2. your daughters, and your men-servants
, Jordan, by the way where the sun goeth
and your maid-servants, and the Levite down in the land of the Canaanites, who
that is within your gates; forasmuch as dwell in the plain over against Gilgal,
a he hath no part nor inheritance with beside the plains of Moreh?
2 Heb. break you. 31 For ye shall pass over Jordan to go down. 13 Take heed to thyself that thou ofin to possess the land which the LORD
fer not thy burnt-offerings in every place your God giveth you, and ye shall pos
that thou seest : sess it, and dwell in it.
14 But in the place which the LORD 32 And ye shall observe h to do all the 1 Kings 8.
shall choose in one of thy tribes, there statutes and judgments which I set before 20h. 7. 12. thou shalt offer thy burnt-offerings, and you this day
there thou shalt do all that I command CHAP. XII.
thee. 2 Monuments of idolatry are to be destroyed. 5 The place of God's service is to be kept. 16, choice of
3 Heb. the 15 Notwithstanding, thou mayest kill 23 Blood is forbid. 17, 21, 26 Holy things must be eaten in the holy place. 19 The Le. your vors. thy soul desireth, according to the blessia vite is not to be forsaken. 30 Idolatry is not to be inquired after.
ing of the LORD thy God which he hath
given thee: the unclean and the clean THESE are the statutes and judg- dc. 10. 9. may eat of it as of the roeback, and as of
16 Only ye shall not eat the blood; CHRIST, thy God; for every 3 abomination to the ye shall pour it upon the earth as water.
LORD which he hateth have they done to 17 Thou mayest not eat within thy
their gods; for even their sons and their gates the tithe of thy corn, or of thy wine,
daughters they have burnt in the fire to or of thy oil, or the firstlings of thy herds
their gods. or of thy flock, nor any of thý vows
32 Whatever thing I command you, which thou vowest, nor thy free-will
observe to do it: thou shalt not add to offerings, or heave-offering of thy hand : c. 15. 23. it, nor diminish from it. 18 But thou must eat them before the
CHAP. XIII. LORD thy God in the place which the
1 Enticers to idolatry, 6 however near to thee, LORD thy God shall choose, thou, and thy sc. 14. 27. 10 are to be stoned to death. 15 Idolatrous son, and thy daughter, and thy man
cilies are not to be spared. servant, and thy maid-servant, and the
F there shall arise among you a prophLevite that is within thy gates: and thou 4 Heb. all shalt rejoice before the LORD thy God in thy days. thee a sign or a wonder. all that thou puttest thine hands to.
2 And the sign or the wonder shall 19 Take heed to thyself that thou
come to pass, of which he spoke to thee, forsake not the Levite u as long as thou Gen. 28.14. saying, Let us go after other gods, which livest upon the earth.
c. 19. 8. thou hast not known, and let us serve 209 When the LORD thy God shall en
them; large thy border, s as he hath promised
3 Thou shall not hearken to the words thee, and thou shalt say, I will eat flesh, 5 Heb. be of that prophet, or that dreamer of because thy soul longeth to eat flesh; strong. dreams: for the Lord your God proveth thou mayest eat flesh, whatever thy soul
you, to know whether ye love the LORD desireth
your God with all your heart and with 21 If the place which the LORD thy 6 Heh. in. all your soul. God hath chosen to put his name there, heritest, or, 4 Ye shall walk after the LORD your shall be too far from thee, then thou shall permessest God, and fear him, and keep his comkill of thy herd and of thy flock, which
mandments, and obey his voice, and ye the LORD hath given thee, as I have com
shall serve him, and a cleave to him. manded thee, and thou shalt eat in thy ? Heb. after of dreams, shall be put to death; because
5 And that prophet, or that dreamer gates whatever thy soul desireth. 22 Even as the roebuck and the hart is
he hath i spoken to turn you away from eaten, so thou shalt eat them: the un
the LORD your God, who brought you clean and the clean shall eat of them
out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed alike.
you from the house of bondage, to thrust 23 Only s be sure that thou eat not the
thee out of the way which the LORD thy blood : for the blood is the life ; and thou
God commanded thee to walk in. So mayest not eat the life with the flesh.
shalt thou remove the evil from the midst 14 Thou shalt not eat it: thou shalt
of thee. pour it upon the earth as water.
6 If thy brother, the son of thy 25 Thou shalt not eat it; that it may the. mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or be well with thee, and with thy children
the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, who after thee, when thou shalt do that which
is as thy own soul, shall entice thee seis right in the sight of the LORD. h c. 4. 2 cretly., saying, Let us go and serve other
26 Only thy holy things which thou Josh. 1.7 gods, which thou hast not known, thou, hast, and ihy vows, thou shalt take, and
nor thy fathers;
Rev. 22. 18. go to the place which the Lord'shall
9 Namely, of the gods of the people choose:
who are around you, nigh to thee, or far 27 And thou shalt offer thy burnt
off from thee, from one end of the earth
< c. 10. 20. offerings, the flesh and the blood, upon
even to the other end of the earth; the altar of the LORD thy God: and the
8 Thou shalt not consent to him, nor blood of thy sacrifices shall be poured
hearken to him; neither shall thy eye out upon the altar of the LORD thy God," Heb pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither and thou shalt eat the flesh.
shalt thou conceal him: 28 Observe and hear all these words against 9 But b thou shalt surely kill him; thy - which I command thee, that it may be the LORD. hand shall be first upon him to put him well with thee, and with thy children af-|
to death, and afterwards the hand of all ter thee for ever, when thou doest that
the people. which is good and right in the sight of 5 c. 17. 7. 10 And thou shalt stone him with the LORD thy God.
stones that he shall die; because he hath 29 When the LORD thy God shall cut
sought to thrust thee away from the LORD off the nations from before thee, whither 2 Heb. thy God, who brought thee out of the thou goest to possess them, and thou bond-men. land of Egypt from the house of 2 bond6 succeedest them, and dwellest in their
il And c all Israel shall hear, and 30 Take heed to thyself that thou be « c. 17. 13. fear, and shall do no more any such wicknot snared 7 by following them, after that
edness as this is, among you. they are destroyed from before thee; and
12 If thou shalt hear, in one of thy that thou inquire not after their gods, 3 or, naugh- cities, which the LORD thy God hath givsaying, How did these nations serve their 'y men. en thee to dwell there, saying, gods? even so will I do likewise.
13 Certain men, 3 the children of Be31 Thou shalt not do so to the LORD
lial, have gone out from among you, and
8 Heb. abom.
Prov. 30. 6.
Before have withdrawn the inhabitants of their
scales ye may not eat; it is unclean to city, saying, Let us go and serve other 1451. you. gods, which ye have not known;
11 1 Of all clean birds ye shall eat. 14 Then shalt thou inquire, and make
12 But these are they of which ye shall search, and ask diligently; and behold,
not eat: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and if it is truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination is 'wrought among
13 And the glede, and the kite, and you;
4 or, devo. the vultur after his kind, 15 Thou shalt surely smite the inhab- led. 14 And every raven after his kind, itants of that city with the edge of the
15 And the owl, and the night-hawk, sword, destroying it atterly, and all that
and the cuckow, and the hawk after his is in it, and its cattle, with the edge of " Lev. 19. 28. kind, the sword.
16' The little owl, and the great owl, 16 And thou shalt gather all the spoil
and the swan, of it into the midst of its street, and shall c. 7. 6. & 17 And the pelican, and the gier-eaburn with fire the city, and all the spoil 26. 18. gle, and the cormorant, of it every whit, for the LORD thy God :
18 And the stork, and the heron after and it shall be a heap forever; it shalt
her kind, and the lapwing, and the bat. not be built again.
Lev. 11. 2,
19 And every creeping animal thal 17 And there shall cleave naught of &c. Alieth is unclean to you: they shall not the 4 cursed thing to thy hand: that the
be eaten. LORD may turn from the fierceness of
20 But of all clean fowls ye may eat. his anger, and show thee mercy, and I or, bison. 21 7 Ye shall not eat of any ibing have compassion upon thee, and multiply
that dieth of itself: thou shalt give it to thee, as he hath sworn to thy fathers;
the stranger that is in thy gates, that he 18 When thou shalt hearken to the 2 Heb. may eat it; or thou mayest sell it to an voice of the LORD thy God, to keep all disbon. alien: for thou art a holy people to the his commandments which I command
LORD thy God. Thou shalt not seethe thee this day, to do that which is right in
a kid in his mother's milk. the eyes of the LORD thy God.
d Lev. 11. 9.
22 4 Thou shalt truly tithe all the inCHAP. XIV.
crease of thy seed, that the field bringeth 1 God's children are not to disfigure themselres
forth year by year. in mourning. 3 What may, and what may
23 | And thou shalt eat before the not be eaten, 4 of beasts, 9 of fishes, 11 of fouls. 21. That which dieihof itself, may
LORD thy God, in the place which he not be eaten. 22 Tithes of divine service.
shall choose to place his name there, the 23 Tithes and firstlings of rejoicing before
tithe of thy corn, of thy wine, and of the Lord. 23 I'he third year's tithe of alms and charity.
thy oil, and the firstlings of thy herds
and of thy flocks; that thou mayest learn E are the
to fear the Lord thy God always.
24 And if the way is too long for thee, nor make any baldness between your
so that thou are not able to carry it; or if eyes for the dead.
the place is too far from thee, which the 2 6 For thou art a holy people to the
Lord thy God shall choose to set his LORD thy God, and the Lord hath chosen
name there, when the LORD thy God hath thee to be a peculiar people to himself,
blessed thee: above all the nations that are upon the
25 Then shalt thou turn it into money, earth.
and bind up the money in thy hand, and 3 T Thou shalt not eat any abomina- s Ex. 23. 19. shalt go to the place which the Lord thy ble thing:
& 34. 26. God shall choose : 49 These are the beasts which ye
26 And thou shalt bestow that money shall eat: the ox, the sheep, and the goat,
for whatever thy soul desireth, for oxen, 5 The hart, and the roe-buck, and the
or for sheep, or for wine, or for strong fallow-deer, and the wild-goat, and the
drink, or for whatever thy soul 3 desireth: 12 pygarg, and the wild ox, and the cha
and thou shalt eat there before the LORD mois.
thy God, and thou shalt rejoice, thou, 6 And every beast that parteth the
and thy household. hoof, and cleaveth the cleft into two 3 Heb.
27 Ånd the Levite that is within thy claws, and cheweth the cud among the asketh of
gates, thou shalt not forsake him ; for he beasts, that ye shall eat.
hath no part nor inheritance with thee. 7 Nevertheless, these ye shall not eat,
28 9 At the end of three years thou of them that chew the cud, or of them
shalt bring forth all the tithe of thy inthat divide the cloven hoof; the camel,
crease the same year, and shalt lay it up and the hare, and the coney: for they
within thy gates : chew the cud, but divide not the hoof;
29 And the Levite, (because he hath therefore they are unclean to you.
no part nor inheritance with thee) and 8 And the swine, because it divideth
6 c. 12. 19. the stranger, and the fatherless, and the the hoof, yet cheweth not the cud, is un
widow, who are within thy gates, shall clean to you: ye shall not eat of their
come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that flesh, nor touch their dead carcass.
the Lord thy God may bless thee in all 91. These ye shall eat, of all that the work of thy hand which thou doest. are in the waters: all that have fins and scales shall ye eat:
1 The seventh year a year of release for the 10 And whatever hath not fins and
poor. 7 It must be no hinderance of lending
YEG I had ye shall not cut yourselves, . Lev. 11. 19.
Before or giving. 12 A Hebrew serdant, 16 ercept
and the LORD thy God redeemed thee: he will not depari, must in the seventh year
therefore I command thee this thing this
day. fied to the Lord.
16 1 And it shall be, if he shall say A Thalt make a release. T the end of a every seven years thou
to thee, I will not leave thee; because he
a Lev. 25. loveth thee and thy house, because he is 2 And this is the manner of the re- 2. 4. well with thee; lease: Every 1 creditor that lendeth
17 . Then thou shalt take an awl, and aught to his neighbor shall release it ; Hebr mas.thrust it through his ear into the door, he shall not exact it of his neighbor, or
and he shall be thy servant for ever. And of his brother; because it is called the his hand. also to thy maid-servant thou shalt do Lord's release.
likewise. 3 Of a foreigner thou mayest exact it
18 It shall not seem hard to thee, when again: but that which is thine with thy 2 or, to the thou sendest him away free from thee; brother thy hand shall release:
for he hath been of double the worth of 4 2 Save when there shall be no poor there be no a hired servant to thee, in serving thee among you; for the Lord shall greatly poor among six years: and the LORD thy God shall
you. bless thee in the land which the LORD
bless thee in all that thou doest. thy God giveth thee for an inheritance
b c. 28. 12.
19 All the firstling males that to possess it:
come of thy herd and of thy flock thou 5 Only if thou shalt carefully hearken
shalt sanctify to the Lord thy God: thou to the voice of the Lord thy God, to ob- Matt. 5. 42. shalt do no work with the firstling of thy serve to do all these commandments Luke 6. 34. bullock, nor shear the firstling of thy which I command thee this day.
sheep. 6 For the LORD thy God shall bless
20 Thou shalt eat it before the LORD thee, as he promised
thee: and thou 3 Heb. word. thy God year by year in the place which shalt lend to many nations, but thou shalt
the LORD shall choose, thou and thy not borrow; and thou shalt reign over
household. many nations, but they shall not reign 4 Heb. 21 « And if there is any blemish in it,
Belial. over thee.
as if it is lame, or blind, or hath any ill 7 If there shall be among you a
blemish, thou shalt not sacrifice it to the poor man of one of thy brethren within
Lord thy God. any of thy gates in thy land which the 4 Ex. 21. 2.
22 Thou shalt eat it within thy gates : Lord the God giveth thee, thou shalt not Jer. 34. 14. the unclean and the clean person shuli harden thy heart, nor shut thy hand from
eat it alike, as the roe-buck, and as the thy poor brother:
hart. 8° But thou shalt open thy hand wide
23 h Only thou shalt not eat its blood; to him, and shalt surely lend him suffi
thou shalt pour it upon the ground as cient for his need, in that which he want
• Ex. 21. 6. eth.
CHAP. XVI. 9 Beware that there be not a 3 thought
1 The feast of the passover, 9 of weeks, 13 of in thy 4 wicked heart, saying, The sev
tabernacles. 16 Every male must offer, as
he is able, at these three feasts. 18 of judges enth year, the year of release, is at hand; Ex. 34. 19.
and justice. 21 Groves and images are and thy eye shall be evil against thy
forbid. poor brother, and thou shalt give him
BSERVE the a month Abib, and naught; and he shall cry to the LORD " Lev. 22. 20. against thee, and it shall be sin to thee. c. 17. 1. God: for in the month of Abjb the 10 Thou shalt surely give him, and
LORD thy God brought thee forth from thy heart shall not be grieved when thou
Egypt by night. givest to him: because that for this thing c. 12. 16. 2 Thou shalt therefore sacrifice the the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all 23. passover to the LORD thy God, of the thy works, and in all that thou puttest
flock and the herd, in the place which thy band to.
the LORD shall choose to place his name 11 For the poor shall never cease from a Ex. 12. 2, there. the land: therefore I command thee, say
3 . Thou shalt eat no leavened bread ing, Thou shalt open thy hand wide to
with it; seven days shalt thou eat unthy brother, to thy poor, and to thy needy,
leavened bread with it, even the bread of in thy land.
affliction; for thou camest forth from the 12' And d if thy brother, a Hebrew • Ex. 13. 4. land of Egypt in haste: that thou mayest man, or a Hebrew woman, shall be sold
remember the day when thou camest to thee, and serve thee six years, then
forth from the land of Egypt, all the days in the seventh year thou shalt let him goc. 12. 5. of thy life. free from thee.
4. And there shall be no leavened 13 And when thou sendest him out
bread seen with thee in all thy borders free from thee, thou shalt not let him de
seven days; neither shall there any thing part empty:
of the flesh, which thou didst sacrifice 14 Thou shalt furnish him liberally
the first day at evening, remain all night out of thy flock, and out of thy floor, and
until the morning.
• Ex. 34. 25. out of thy wine-press: of that with which
5 Thou mayest not i sacrifice the passthe LORD thy God bath blessed thee thon
over within any of thy gates, which the shalt give to him.
LORD thy God giveth thee. 15 And thou shalt remember that thou 1 or, kill. 6 But at the place which the LORD thy wast a bond-man in the land of Egypt, God shall choose to place his name in,
dEx. 12. 15.
Before there thou shalt sacrifice the passover at
21 4 Thou shalt not plant thee a grove evening, at the setting of the sun, at the 1451. of any trees near to the altar of the LORD time of thy departure from Egypt.
thy God, which thou shalt make for thee. 7 And thou shalt roast and eat it in
22 « Neither shalt thou set thee up the place which the LORD thy God shall
any 8 image; which the LORD thy God choose: and thou shalt turn in the morn- 2 Heb. hateth. ing, and go to thy tents.
CHAP. XVII. 8 Six days thou shalt eat unleavened
1 The thing sacrificed must be sound. 2 Idol. bread: and on the seventh day shall be a
Lev. 23. 15.
uters must be slain, 8 Hard controversies 2 solemn assembly to the LORD thy God :
are to be deler mined by the priests and in it thou shalt do no work.
judges. 12 The contemner of that determin
ation must die. 14 The election, 16 and duty 91, Seven weeks shalt thou number 3 or, suffi.
of a king to thee: begin to number the seven weeks
HOÙ shalt not sacrifice to the LORD from the time when thou beginnest to put Heh. floor, which is blemish, or any evil favored
thy God any bullock, or i sheep, in the sickle to the corn.
10 And thou shalt keep the feast of wine-press. ness: for that is an abomination to the weeks to the LORD thy God with 3 a tri
LORD thy God. bute of a free-will-offering of thy hand, Ex. 23. 14.
29 If there shall be found among you,
& 34. 23. which thou shalt give to the LORD thy
within any of thy gates which the LORD God, according as the LORD thy God hath
thy God giveth thee, man or woman that
5 Heb. acblessed thee:
hath wrought wickedness in the sight of
cording to 11 And thou shalt rejoice before the the giji of the LORD thy God, in transgressing his LORD thy God, thou, and thy son, and thy his hand covenant, daughter, and thy man-servant, and thy
3 And hath gone and served other maid-servant, and the Levite that is with
gods, and worshiped them, either the sun, in thy gates, and the stranger, and the i Ex. 23. 8. or moon, or any of the host of heaven, fatherless, and the widow, that are
which I have not commanded; among you, in the place which the LORD
4 And it shall be told thee, and thou thy God hath chosen to place his name 6or, matters. hast heard of it, and inquired diligently, there.
and behold, it is true, and the thing cer12 And thou shalt remember that thou
tain, that such abomination is wrought in wast a bond-man in Egypt: and thou
? Heb. Jus. shalt observe and do these statutes. tice, justice.
5 Then shalt thou bring forth to thy 13 | Thou shalt observe the feast of
gates that man or that woman, who have tabernacles seven days, after that thou
committed that wicked thing, even that hast gathered in thy 4 corn, and thy wine.
man or that woman, and shalt stone them 14 And thou shalt rejoice in thy feast,
with stones, till they die. thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and
6 a At the mouth of two witnesses, or thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant,
three witnesses, shall he that is worthy and the Levite, the stranger, and the fa- * Lev. 26. 1. of death be put to death; but at the therless, and the widow, that are within
mouth of one witness he shall not be put thy gates:
to death. 15 Seven days shalt thou keep a sol
7 The hands of the witnesses shall be emn feast to the Lord thy God in the
first upon him to put him to death, and place which the Lord shall choose: beoor, pillar. So thou shalt remove the evil from among
8 or, statue, afterward the hands of all the people. cause the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all thy increase, and in all the works of thy hands, therefore thou shalt surely
81 If there shall arise a matter too rejoice.
hard for thee in judgment, between blood 16 1. Three times in a year shall all
and blood, between plea and plea, and thy males appear before the LORD thy
between stroke and stroke, being matters God in the place which he shall choose ; 1 or, goal. of controversy within thy gates: then in the feast of unleavened bread, and in
shalt thon arise, and go up to the place the feast of weeks, and in the feast of
which the LORD thy God shall choose; tabernacles : and they shall not appear
9 And thou shalt come to the priests before the LORD empty:
the Levites, and to the judge that shall 17 Every man sholl give 5 as he is able,
be in those days, and inquire; and they according to the blessing of the LORD thy
shall show thee the sentence of judg
a Num. 35. God which he hath given thee.
30. 18 Judges and officers shalt thou c. 19. 15. 10 And thou shalt do according to the make thee in all thy gates, which the Matt
. 18. 16. sentence, which they of that place which Lord thy God giveth thee, throughout John 8. 17; the LORD shall choose shall show thee; thy tribes : and they shall judge the peo-Hebr.10.28. and thou shalt observe to do according ple with just judgment.
to all that they inform thee: 19 Thou shalt not wrest judgment;
11 According to the sentence of the thou shalt not respect persons, i neither
law which they shall teach thee, and actake a gift; for a gift doth blind the eyes
cording to the judgment which they shall of the wise, and pervert the 6 words of
tell thee, thou shalt do: thou shalt not the righteous.
decline from the sentence which they 20 ; That which is altogether just 2 Heb, not to shall show thee, to the right hand, nor to
hearken. shalt thou follow, that thou mayest live,
the left. and inherit the land which the LORD thy
12 1 And the man that will do preGod giveth thee.
sumptuously, and will not hearken to