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4. He shall put on the holy 19 Having therefore, Brethren, linen Coat, and he fhall have by the B1000 of Jesus,

BOLDNESS to enter into the HOLIEST the linen Breeches upon his 20 By a new and living Way which Flesh, and shall be girded he hath confecrated for us through with the linen Girdle, and

the Vail that is to say, his Flesh;

21 And having an High priest over with the linen Mitre fhall he the House of God: be attired : these are holy

22 Let us draw near with a true

Heart, in full Allurance of Faith, Garments; therefore shall he having our Hearts sprinkled from an wash his Flesh in Water, and EVIL CONSCIENCE, and our Bodies so put them on.

washed with pure Water.

23 Let us HOLD FAST the PROFES5 And he shall take of the sion of our Faith without wav FRCongregation of the Children ING (for he is FAITHIUL that proof Israel, two Kids of the Goats


24 And let us consider one ano. for a Sin-offering, and one ther to provoke unto Love, and to Ram for a Burnt-offering. GOOD WORKS. 6 And Aaron shall offer of our felves togeiher, as the Man

25 Not forsaking the assembling his Bullock of the Sin-offer- ner of some is; but exhorting one ing, which is for himself, and another and so much the more as make an ATONEMENT for ye fee the Day approaching.

26 For if we sIN WILFULLY after himidlf, and for his Housc.

that we have received the KNOWLEDGE 7 And he mall take the of the Truth, there iemaineth no

more Sacrifice for Sins. two Goats, and present them

27 But a CERTAIN FEARFUL LOOK ING before the Lord, at the Door for of JUDGMENT, and FIERY INDIGof the Tabernacle of the Con- NATION, which shall devour the Ad

verfaries gregation.

28 He that de'pised Moses's Law, 8 And Aaron shall cast died without Meicy, under two or

three Wienelles : Lots upon the two Goats;

29 Qt how much iorer Punishment, one Lot for the Lord, and suppote ye, shall he be thought worthe other Lot for the SCAPE- thy, who hath troden under foot the

Son of God, and hath counted the GOAT.

Blood of the Covenant wherewith 9 And Aaron shall bring he was fanétified, an unholy Thing, the Goat


which the and haih done Despite unto the SpiLord's Lot fell, and offer RIT of GRACE.

30 For we know him that hath him for a Sin-offering. said, Vengeance belongeth unto me,

10 But the Goat on which I will recompense, faith the Lord. the Lot fell to be the Scape- And again, the Lord Thail judge niş

People, goat, fhall be presented alive before the LORD, to make an ATONEMENT with him, and to let him go for a Scape-goat into the Wilderness.

u And Aaron shail bring the Bullock of the Sin-offering, which is for himself, and shall make an Atonement for himfelf, and for his House, and sha!! kill the Bullock of the Sin-offering which is for himself.

12 And he shall take a Censer full of burning Coals of Fire from off the Altar before the Lord, and his Hands full of sweet Incense beaten small, and bring it within the Vail.

13 And he shall put the Incense upon the Fire before the Lord, that the CLOUD of the INCENSE may cover the Mercy-seat that is upon the Testimony, that he die not.

14 And he shall take of the Blood of the BULLOCK, and sprinkle it with his Finger upon the Mercy-SEAT Eastward : and before the Mercy-seat shall he sprinkle of the Blood with his Finger seven times.

15 Then shall he kill the Goat of the Sin-offering that is for the People, and bring his Blood within the Vail, and do with that Blood as he did with the Blood of the Bullock, and sprinkle it upon the MERCY-SEAT, and before the Mercy-feat.

16 And he shall make an ATONEMENT for the Holy Place, because of the Unclcanness of the Children of Israel, and because of their TRANSGRESSIONs in all their Sins : and so shall he do for the Tabernacle of the Congregation that remaineth among them, in the midst of their Uncleanness.

17. And there shall be no Man in the Tabernacle of the Congregation, when he goeth in to make an Atonement in the Holy Place, until he come out, and have made an ATONEMENT for HIMSELF, and for his Houshold, and for All the CONGREGATION of Israel.

18 And he shall go out unto the Altar that is before the LORD, and make an ATONEMENT for it, and shall take of the Blood of the Bullock, and of the Blood of the Goat, and put


the Horns of the Altar round about. 19 And he shall sprinkle of the Blood upon it with his Finger seven times, and cleanse it, and hallow it from the Uncleanness of the Children of Israel.

20 And when he hath made an end of reconciling the Holy Place, and the Tabernacle of the Congregation, and the Altar, he shall bring the live Goat. 21 y And Aaron shall lay

* Ifa. liii. 4. Surely he hath BORN both his Hands upon the Head our Griers, and carried our Sorrows: of the live Goat, and confess yet we did efteem him stricken, smit

TEN of God, and AFFLICTED. over him all the INIQUITIES

ş But he was WOUNDED for our of the Children of Israel, and TRANSGRESSIONs, he was BRUISED tor all their Tranfgresions in all our INIQUITIES: the CHASTISEMENT OF

our Peace was upon him, and with their Sins, puiting thein upon his STRIPES we are HEALED.



the Head of the Goat, and 6 All we like Sheep have gone shall send him away by the aftray: we have turned every one

to his own Way, and the LORD hach Hand of a fit Man into the laid on him the INIQUITY of us all. Wilderness.

2 Cor. v. 21 He hath made him to 22 And the Goat shall bear that we might be made the RIGHTS

be Sin for us, who knew no Sin ; upon him all their Iniquities, ousness of GOD IN HIM. unto a Land not inhabited :

1 Pet. ii 21 CHRIST hath also surand he shall let go the Goat that ye should follow his Steps :

FERED for us, leaving us an EXAMPLE, in the Wilderness.

22 Who did no Sin, neither was 23 And Aaron shall come Guile found in his Mouth:

23 Who when he was reviled, reinto the Tabernacle of the viled not again ; when he suffered, Congregation, and shall put he threatned not ; but COMMITTED off the linen Garments, which himself to him that JUDGETH RIGHhe put on when he went into 24 Who his own self BARE OUR the Holy Place, and shall Sins in his own Body on the Tree, leave them there.

that we being DEAD to Sin, should

LIVE unto RIGHTEOUSNESS : by whole 24 And he shall walh his Stripes ye were HEALED. Flesh with Water in the Ho 25 For ye were as Sheep going 4ly Place, and put on his Gar- ftray ; but are now RETURNED unto

the SHEPHERD and BISHOP of your ments, and come forth, and Souls. offer his Burnt-offering, and 1 John ii. 1 My little Children, the Burnt-offering of the Peo- these Things write I unto you, that

ye sin not, and if any Man fin, we ple, and make an AT ONE- have an ADVOCATE with the Father MENT for himself, and for Jesus Christ the RIGHTEOUS :

2 And he is the PROPITIATION fos the People.

our Sins. 25 And the Fat of the Sin-offering fhall he burn upon the Altar.

26 And he that let go the Goat for the Scape-goat, shall wash his Cloaths, and bath his Flesh with Water, and afterward come into the Camp.

27 And the Bullock for the Sin-offering, and the Goat for the Sin-offering, whose Blood was brought in to make Atonement in the Holy Place, fhall one carry forth without the Camp, and they shall burn in the Fire their Skins and their Flesh, and their Dung.

28 And he that burneth them fhall wash his Cloaths, and bath his Flesh in Water, and afterward he shall come into the Camp

29 And this shall be a Statute for ever unto you : that in the seventh Month, on the tenth Day of the Month, ye shall afflict your Souls, and do no Work at all, whether it be one of your own Country, or a Stranger that sojourneth among you.

30 For

30 For on that Day shall the Priest make an AtoneMent for you, to cleanse you, that ye may be CLEAN from all your Sins before the LORD.

31 It shall be a Sabbath of Rest unto you, and ye shall AFFLICT your Souls by a Statute for ever.

32 And the Priest whom he shall anoint, and whom he shall confecrate to minister in the Priest's Office in his Father's Stead, shall make the ATONEMENT, and shall put on the linen Cloaths, even the holy Garments.

33 And he shall make an Atonement for the holy Sanctuary, and he shall make an Atonement for the Tabernacle of the Congregation, and for the Altar : and he shall make an Atonement for the Priests, and for all the People of the Congregation.

34 And this shall be an everlasting Statute unto you to make an ATONEMENT for the Children of Israel, for all their Sins; ONCE A YEAR. And he did as the LORD commanded Mofes.


i The Blood of the sain Beasts must be offered to the LORD

at the Door of the Tabernacle. 7 They must not offer to Devils. 10 All eating of Blood is forbidden ; 15 and all that dieth alone, or is torn.


1 Unlawful Marriages. 19 Unlawful Lufts.


1 A Repetition of sundry Laws.


1 Of him that giveth of his Seed to Molech : 4 Of him that favoureth such an one. 6 Of going to Wizards.

7 of Sanctification. 9 Of him that curseth his parents. 10 Of Adultery. 11, 14, 17, 19 Of Incest. 13 Of Sodomy, 15 Of Bestiality. 18 Of Uncleanness

. 22 Obedience is required with Holiness. 27 Wizards must be put to Death.

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CH A P. XXI. . 1 Of the Priests Mourning : 6 of their Holiness : 8 Of their

Estimation : 7, 13 of their Marriages. 16 The Priests that have Blemishes must not minister in the Sanctuary.


1 The Priests in their Uncleanness must abstain from the Holy

Things 6 How they shall be cleansed. 10 W be of the Priest's House may eat of the Holy Things. 17 The Sacrifices must be without Blemish. 26 The Age of the Sacrifice. 29 The Law of eating the Sacrifice of Thanksgiving.



1 The Feasts of the Lord. 3 The Sabbath. 4 The Palla

9 The Sheaf of First-fruits. 15 The Feast of Pentecolt. 22 Gleanings to be left for the Poor.

23 The Feat of Trumpets. 26 The Day of Atonement. 33 The Feas? of Tabernacles.


1 The Oyl for the Lamps. 5 The Shew-bread.

10 Shelomith's Son blasphemeth. 13 The Law of Blasphemy, 17 of Murder, 18 of Damage. 23 The Blasphemer is stoned.


i The Sabbath of the seventh Year. 8 The Jubilee in the

fiftieth Year. 14 Of Oppression. 18 A Blessing of Obedience. 23 The Redemption of Land, 29 of Houses. 35 Compallion of the Poor. 39 The Usage of Bond-men. 47 The Redemption of Servants.

Ver. I

ND the

saying, 2 Speak unto the Children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye come into the Land which I give you, then shall the Land keep a SABBATH unto the Lord. 3 Six Years thou shalt fow thy Field, and fix Ycars thou


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