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turned away from the LORD; therefore the LORD will not be with you.

44 But they presumed to go up unto the Hill-top: nevertheless, the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD, and Moles departed not out of the Camp.

45 Then the Amalekites came down, and the Canaanites which dwelt in that Hill, and smote them, and discomfited them even unto Hormah.


1 The Law of fundry Oferings. 32 The Sabbath-breaker Stoned.

Ver. 27

F any Soul sin through Ignorance, then he thail

bring a She-goat of the firit Year for a Sinoffering

28 And the Priest sall make an Atonement for the Soul that sinneth ignorantly, when he sinneth by Ignorance before the LORD, to make an Atonement for him ; and it Mall be forgiven him.

29 You shall have one Law for him that finneth through Ignorance, both for him that is born amorgit the Children of Israel, and for the Stranger that fojourneth among them. 30 o But the Soul that • Hob. X. 26 If we SIN WILFULLY

after that we have received the KNOW. doth ought PRESUMPTU

LEDGE of the TRUTH, there remainOUSLY (whether he be born cth no more Sacrifice for Sins. in the Land, or a Stranger) 27 Buc a certain fea.ful looking the same reproacheth the


Nation, which hall devour the AdLord : and that Soul shall vertaries. be cut off from among his

28 ke that DESPISED Moses's Law,

died without Mercy, under two or People.

three Witneres. 31 Because he hath defpi 29 Of how much SORER PUNISH. fed the Word of the LORD, MEST, fuppofe ye h 11 he be thought and hath broken his Com- Foot the Son of God, and hath

worthy, who hath TRODEN UNDER mandment; that Soul shall counted the Blood of the Covenast utterly be cut off : his Ini- wherewith he was fanctified, an un

HOLY THING, and hath done DaSPITE quity shall be upon him.

unto the SPIRIT OF GRACE? 32 And while the Children 30 For we know him that hath of Israel were in the Wilder- said, VENGEANCE belongeth unto me,

I will recompen'e, faith the Lord. ness, they found a Man that and again, the Lord thall judge his gathered Sticks upon thc Sab- PEOPLE, bath-day.

33 And

33 And they that found 31 It is a FEARFUL Thing to fall

into the Hands of the LIVING GOD. him gathering Sticks, brought him unto Mofes and Aaron, and unto all the Congregation.

34 And they put him in Ward, because it was not declared what should be done to him.

35 And the LORD said unto Moses, The Man shall be surely put to Death: all the Congregation shall stone him with Stones without the Camp.

36 And all the Congregation brought him without the Camp, and stoned him with Stones, and he died; as the LORD commanded Mofes.


1 The Rebellion of Korah : 31 His Punishment. 41 The

Plague, 46 appeased.

Ver. 1


TOWP Korah the e Psal. cvi. 16 They envied Moses
Son of Izhar, the in the Camp, and Aaron the Saint

of the LORD. Son of Kobath, the Son of

17 The Earth opened and swalLevi; and Dathan and Abi- lowed up Dathan, and covered the ram the Sons of Eliab, and Company of Abiram.

18 And a Fire was kindled in On the Son of Peleth, Sons their Company; the FLAME BURNT of Reuben, took Men.

Up the WICKED. 2 And they rose up before of old : yea, for the King it is pre

1/a. XXX. 33 Tophet is ordained Moses, with certain of the pared, he hath made it deep and Children of Ifracl, two hun- large : the Pile thereof is Fire, and

much Wood, the Breath of the LORD, dred and fifty Princes of the like a Stream of Brimstone, doch Afrembly, famous in the Con- kindle it. gregation, Men of Renown.

3. And they gathered themselves together against Mofes, and against Aaron, and said unto them, Ye take too much upon you, seeing all the Congregation are holy every one of them, and the LORD is among them : wherefore then lift you up yourselves above the Congregation of the Lord.

4 And when Moses heard it, he fell upon his Face :

5 And he spake unto Korah, and to all his Company, saying, Even To-morrow, the LORD will shew who are his, and who is holy; and will cause him to come near unto him : even him whom he hath chofen, will he cause to come near unto him.

6 This do; Take you Censers, Korah and all his Company.

7 And put Fire therein, and put Incense in them before the LORD To-morrow : and it shall be that the Man whom the Lord doth chuse, he shall be holy: ye take too much upon you, ye Sons of Levi.

8 And Moses said unto Korah, Hear, I pray you, ye Sons of Levi.

9 Secmeth it but a small Thing unto you, that the God of Ifrael hath separated you from the Congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself, to do the Service of the Tabernacle of the Lord, and to stand before the Congregation, to minister unto them?

10 And he hath brought thee near to him, and all thy Brethren the Sons of Levi with thee : and seek ye the Priesthood also ?

1 For which Cause both thou and all thy Company are gathered together against the LORD : and what is Aaron, that ye murmur against him?

12 And Moses sent to call Dathan and Abiram the Sons of Eliab: which faid, We will not come up.

13 Is it a small Thing that thou haft brought us up out of a Land that floweth with Milk and Honey, to kill us in the Wilderness, except thou make thyself altogether a Prince over us?

14 Moreover, thou hast not brought us into a Land that floweth with Milk and Honey, or given us Inheritance of Fields and Vineyards : wilt thou put out the Eyes of these Men? we will not come up.

15 And Moses was very wroth, and said unto the Lord, Respect not thou their Offering : I have not taken one Ass from them, neither have I hurt one of them.

16 And Mofes faid unto Korah, Be thou and all thy Company before the LORD, thou, and they, and Aaron To-morrow,

17 And take every Man his Censer, and put Incense in them, and bring ye before the LORD every Man his Censer, two hundred and fifty Censers; thou also and Aaron cach of you his Cenfer.

18 And they took every Man bis Censer, and put Fire in them, and laid Incense thereon, and Itood in the Door of the Tabernacle of the Congregation with Mofes and Aaron.

19 And Korah gathered all the Congregation against them, unto the Door of the Tabernacle of the Congrega

tion : and the Glory of the LORD appeared unto all the Congregation.

20 And the LORD spake unto Moses, and unto Aaron, saying,

21 Separate yourselves from among this Congregation, that I may consume them in a Moment.

22 And they fell upon their Faces, and said, O God, the God of the Spirits of all Flesh, fhall one Man fin, and wilt thou be wroth with all the Congregation ?

23 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,

24 Speak unto the Congregation, saying, Get you up from about the Tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram.

25 And Mofes rose up, and went unto Dathan and Abifam; and the Elders of Israel followed him.

26 And he spake unto the Congregation, saying, Depart, I pray you, from the Tents of these wicked Men, and touch nothing of theirs, left ye be consumed in all their Sins.

27 So they gat up from the Tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, on every Side: and Dathan and Abiram came out, and stood in the Door of their Tents, and their Wives, and their Sons, and their little Children.

28 And Mofes faid, Hereby ye shall know that the LORD hath sent me to do all these Works : for I have not done them of mine own Mind.

29 If those Men die the common Death of all Men, or if they be visited after the Visitation of all Men ; then the LORD hath not sent me.

30 But if the Lord make a new Thing, and the Earth open her Mouth, and swallow them up, with all that appertain unto them, and they go down quick into the Pit; then ye shall understand that these Men have provoked the LORD.

31 And it came to pass as he had made an end of speaking all these Words, that the Ground clave asunder, that was under them :

32 And the Earth opened her Mouth, and swallowed them up, and their Houses, and all the Men that appertained unto Korah, and all their Goods.

33 They, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into the Pit, and the Earth closed upon them : and they perished from among the Congregation.

34 And all Israel that were round about them, Aed at the Cry of them : for they said, Leit the Earth swallow us


35 And

35 And there came out a Fire from the LORD, and consumed the two hundred and fifty Men that offered Incense.

36 And the Lord spake unto Mofes, saying,

37 Speak unto Eleazar the Son of Aaron the Priest, that he take up the Censers out of the burning, and scatter thou the Fire yonder ; for they are hallowed.

38 The Censers of these Sinners against their own Souls, let them make them broad Plates for a Covering of the Altar: for they offered them before the LORD, therefore they are hallowed : and they shall be a Sign unto the Children of Ifrael.

39 And Eleazar the Priest took the brazen Censers, wherewith they that were burnt had offered; and they were made broad Plates for a Covering of the Altar :

40 To be a Memorial unto the Children of Israel, that ño Stranger, which is not of the Seed of Aaron, come near to offer Incense before the LORD ; that he be not as Korah, and as his Company: as the LORD said to him by the Hand of Mofes.

41 But on the Morrow all the Congregation of the Children of Israel murmured against Mofes and against Aaron, saying, Ye have killed the People of the LORD.

42 And it came to pass, when the Congregation was gathered against Moses and against Aaron, that they looked toward the Tabernacle of the Congregation : and behold, the Cloud covered it, and the Glory of the Lord appeared.

43 And Moses and Aaron came before the Tabernacle of the Congregation.

44 And the LORD spake unto Mofes, saying,

45 Get you up from among this Congregation, that I may consume them as in a Moment : and they fell upon their Faces.

45 And Mofes faid unto Aaron, Take a Cenfer, and put Fire therein from off the Altar, and put on Incense, and go quickly unto the Congregation, and make an Atonement for them : for there is Wrath gone out from the LORD; the Plague is begun.

47 And Aaron took as Moses commanded, and ran into the midst of the Congregation ; and behold, the Plague was begun among the People: and he put on Incense, and made an Atonement for the People.

48 .And he stood between the Dead and the Living, and the Plague was stayed.

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