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he descent of God on the mount. CHAP. XX, XXI. The ten commandments. And he said unto the people, Be ready | 8 Remember the sabbath-day to keep it holy. ainst the third day: come not at your 9 Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thiy

work: 5. And it came to pass on the third day 10 But the seventh day is the sabbath of the the morning, that there were thunders LORD thy God: in it ihou shalt not do any 1 lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, unt, and the voice of the trumpet exceed- thy man-servant, nor thy maid-servant, nor

loud; so that all the people that was in tly cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy e camp trembled.

gates: 7 And Moses brought forth the people out 11 For in six days the LORD made heaven

the camp to meet with God; and they and earth, the sea and all that in them is, and od at the nether part of the mount. rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD 3 And inount Sinai was altogether on a blessed the sabbath-day, and hallowed it. oke, because the LORD descended upon it 12 Honour thy father and thy mother; that fire and the smoke thereof ascended as thy days may he long upon the land which

smoke of a furnace, and the whole mount the LORD thy God giveth thee. aked greatly.

13 Thou shalt not kill. And when the voice of the trumpet

14 Thou shalt not commit adultery. inded long, and waxed louder and louder, 15 Thou shalt not steal. ses spake, and God answered him by a 16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against

thy neighbour. And the LORD came down upon mount 17 Thou shalt not covet thy neigJibour's ai, on the top of the mount: and the house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's RD called Moses up to the top of the wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-serunt; and Moses went up,

vant, nor his ox, nor bis ass, nor any thing And the LORD said unto Moses, Go down, that is thy neighbour's. urge the people, lest they break through 18 | And all the people saw the trunderto the LORD to gaze, and many of them ings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the ish.

trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and 2 And let the priests also which come near when the people saw it, they removed, and the LORD, sanctify themselves, lest the stood afar off. RD break forth upon them.

19 And they said unto Moses, Speak thon 3 And Moses said unto the LORD, The with us, and we will hear: but let not God ople cannot come up to mount Sinai; for speak with us, lest we die. ou chargedst us, saying, Set bounds about 20 And Moses said unto the people, Fear e mount, and sanctify it.

not: for God is come to prove you, and that 4 And the Lord said unto him, Away, get his fear may be before your faces, that ye sin ee down, and thou shalt come up, thou, not. d Aaron with thee: but let not the priests 21 And the people stood afar off, and Moses d the people break through, to come up drew near ụnto the thick darkness where to the Lord, lest he break forth upon God was. em.

22 And the LORD said unto Moses, Thus 5 So Moses went down unto the people, thou shalt say unto the children of Israel; Ye d spake unto them.

have seen that I have talked with you from CHAP. XX.

heaven. The ten commandments. 18 The people are

23 Ye shall not make with me gods of silver, afraid. 20 Moses comforteth them. 22 Idola- neither shall ye make unto you gods of gold. try is forbidden. 24 of what sort the altar 24 | An altar of earth thoá ahalı make unto should be.

me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy burniND God spake all these words, saying, offerings, and thy peace-offerings, thy sheep;

2 I am the LORD thy God, which have and thine oxen: in all places where I record ought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of my name I will come unto thee, and I will e house of bondage.

bless thee. Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

25 And if thou wilt make me an aliar of Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn stone, nage, or any likeness of any thing that is for if thon lift up thy tool upon it, thou hasi

heaven above, or that is in the earth poiluted it. eneath, or that is in the water under the 26 Neither shalt thou go up by steps unto urth:

mine altar, that thy nakedness be not disco- Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, vered thereon. or serve them: for I the LORD thy God am

CHAP. XXI. jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the 1 Laws for men-servants. 5 For the serrunt thers upon the children unto the third and

whose ear is bored. 7 For women-servants urth generation of them that liate me;

12 For manslaughter. 16 For stealers of men.

17 For cursers of parents. 18 For smiters. 22 5 And shewing mercy unto thousands of

For a hurt by chance. 28 For an oz that em that love me, and keep my command

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and ordinances. he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall 21 Eye for eye, tooth for tooih, hand for go out free for nothing.

hand, foot for fooi, 3 If he came in by himself, he shall 25 Burning for burning, wound for wound, by himself: if he were married, then his wife stripe for stripe. shall go out with him.

26 And if a man smite the eye of his ser. 4 If his master have given him a wife, and vant, or the eye of bis maid, that it perish; she liave borne hinn sons or daughters, the he shall let hún go free for his eye's sake. wife and her children shall be her master's, 27 And if he sinite out his man-servant's and he shall go out by himself.

tooth, or his maid-servant's tooth; he shall 5 9 And if the servant shall plainly say, I let him go free for his tooth's sake. love my master, my wife, and my children; 1 28 9 Ifan ox gore a man or a woman, that will not go out free:

they die: then the ox shall be surely stoned, 6 Then his master shall bring him unto the and his flesh shall not be eaten; but the judges: he shall also bring him to the door, owner of the ox shall be quit. or unto the door-post: and his master shall 29 But if the ox were wont to push with his bore his ear through with an awl; and he horn in ume past, and it bath been testified shall serve him for ever.

to his owner, and he hath not kept him in, 7 | And if a man sell his daughter to be a but that he hath killed a man or a woman; maid-servant, she shall not go out as the men- the ox shall be stoned, and his owner also servants do.

shall be put to death. 8 If she please not her master, who hath 30 If there be laid on him a sum of money, betrothed her to himself, then shall he let then he shall give for the ransom of his life her be redeemed: to sell her wto a strange whatsoever is laid upon him. nation he shall have no power, seeing he 31 Whether he have gored a son, or have hath dealt deceitfully with her.

gored a daughter, according to this judgment 9 And if he have betrothed her unto his shall it be done unto him. son, he shall deal with her after the manner 32 If the ox shall push a man-servant, or of daughters.

maid-servant; he shall give unto their mas. 10 If he take him another wise; her food, ter thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall her raiment, and her duty of marriage shall be stoned. he not diminish.

33 | And if a man shall open a pit, or if a 11 And if he do not these three unto hier, man shall dig a pit, and not cover it, and an then shall she go out free without money. ox or an ass fall therein ;

12 | He that siniteth a man, so that he die, 34 The owner of the pit shall make it good, shall be surely put to death.

and give money unto the owner of them; 13 And if a man lie not in wait, but God de- and the dead beast shall be his. liver him into his hand; then I will appoint 35 And if one man's ox hurt another's that thee a place whither he shall flee.

he die, then they shall sell the live ox, and 14 But if a man come presumptuously upon divide the money of it, and the dead or also his neighbour, to slay him with gule; thou they shall divide. shalt take him from mine altar, that he may 36 Or if it be known that the ox hath used die.

to push in time past, and his owner hath not 15 And he that smiteth his father, or his kept him in; he shall surely pay ox for ox, mother, shall surely put to death. and the dead shall be his own. 16 | And he that stealeth a man, and selleth

CHAP. XXII. him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall 1 of theft. 5 of damage. 70f trespasses. 14 surely be put to death.

Of borrowing. 16 Of fornication. 18 Of 17 Ý And he that curseth his father or his witchcraft. 19 Of bestiality. 20 Of idolatry. mother, shall surely be put to death.

21 of strangers, widows, and fatherless. 25 18 ! And if men strive together, and one Of usury. 26 of pledges. 28 of reverence to smite another with a stone, or with his fist, magistrutes. 29 Of the first-fruits. and he die not, but keepeth his bed:

F a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and 19 If he rise again, and walk abroad upon kill it, or sell it; he shall restore five oxen his staff, then shall be that smote him be quit: for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep. only he shall pay for the loss of his time, and 2 If a thief be found breaking up, and be shall cause him to be thoroughly healed. smitten that he die, there shall no blood be

20 And if a man smite his servant, or his shed for him. maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; 3 If the sun be risen upon him there shall he shall be surely punished.

be blood shed for him: for he should ma! 21 Notwithstanding, if he continue a day full restitution; if he have nothing, then he or two, he shall not be punished : for he is shall be sold for his theft. his money.

4 If the theft be certainly found in his hand 22 9 If men strive, and hurt a woman with alive, whether it be ox, or ass, or sheep; he child, so that her fruit depart from her, and shall restore double. yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely 59 If a man shall cause a field or vineyard punished, according as the woman's husband to be eaten, and shall put in his beast, and will lay upon him; and he shall pay as the shall feed in another man's field: of the best judges delermine.

of his own field, and of the best of his own 23 And if any mischief follow, then thou vineyard shall he make restitution. siialt give life for life,

6 If fire break out, and catch in thorns, so

Of trespass, borrowing, &c. CHAP. XXIII. Of slander, false witness, &c. that the stacks of corn, or the standing corn, and it shall come to pass, when he crieth or the field be consumed therewith; he that unto me, that I will hear; for I am gracious. kindled the fire shall surely make restitution. 28 I Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor 7 If a man shall deliver unto his neigh- curse the ruler of thy people. bour money or stuff to keep, and it be stolen 29 | Thou shalt not delay to offer the first out of the man's house; if the thief be found, of thy ripe fruits, and of thy liquors: the first let him pay double.

born of thy sons shalt thou give unto me. 8 If the thief be not found, then the master 30 Likewise shalt thou do with thine oxen, of the house shall be brought unto the judges, and with thy sheep: seven days it shall be to see whether he have put his hand unto with his dam; on the eighth day thou shalt his neighbour's goods.

give it me. 9 For all manner of trespass, whether it be 31 And ye shall be holy men unto me: neifor ox,

for ass, for sheep, for raiment, or for ther shall ye eat any flesh that is torn of any manner of lost thing which another beasts in the field; ye shall cast it to the challengeth to be his: the cause of both dogs. parties shall come before the judges; and

CHAP. XXIII, whom the judges shall condemn, he shall pay 1 of slander and false witness. 3, 6 Of justice. double unto his neighbour.

4 of charitableness. 10 of the year of rest. 10 If a man deliver unto his neighbour an 12 Of the sabbath. 13 Of idolatry. 14 Of the ass, or an ox, or a sheep, or any beast to keep; three feasts. 18 of the blood and the fat of the and it die, or be hurt, or driven away, no man

sacrifice. 20 An Angel is promised, with a

blessing, if they obey him. 11 Then shall an oath of the Lord be bei T not thy hand with the wicked to be an tween them both, that he hath not put his hand unto his neighbour's goods; and the unrighteous witness. owner of it shall accept thereof, and he shall 2 Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do not make it good.

evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to 12 And if it be stolen from him, he shall decline after many to wrest judgment: make restitution unto the owner thereof. 3 | Neither shalt thou countenance a poor

13 If it be torn in pieces; then let him bring man in his cause. it for witness, and he shall not make good 4 | If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his that which was torn.

ass going, astray, thou shalt surely bring it 14 | And if a man borrow aught of his back to him again. neighbour, and it be hurt, or die, the owner 5 If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee thereof being not with it, he shall surely lying under his burden, and wouldest formake it good.

bear to help him, thou shalt surely help with 15 But if the owner thereof be with it, he him. shall not make it good: if it be a hired thing, 6 I Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of it came for his hire.

thy poor in his cause. 16 | And if a man entice a maid that is not 7 Keep thee far from a false matter; and betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for endow her to be his wife.

I will not justify the wicked. 17 If her father utterly refuse to give her 8 And thou shalt take no gift; for the gift unto him, he shall pay money according to blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words <he dowry of virgins.

of the righteous. 18 || Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live. 9 Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger: 19 7 Whosoever lieth with a beast shall for ye know the heart of a stranger, seeing surely be put to death.

ye were strangers in the land of Egypt. 20 | He that sacrificeth unto any god, save 10 And six years thou shalt sow thy land, into the LORD only, he shall be utterly de- and shalt gather in the fruits thereof: troyed.

11 But the seventh year thou shalt let it 21 | Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor rest and lie still; that the poor of thy people -ppress him: for ye were strangers in the may eat: and what they leave the beasts of and of Egypt.

of the field shall eat. În like manner thou 22 Ye shall not afflict any widow, or father. shalt deal with thy vineyard, and with thy ess child.

oliveyard. 23 If thou afflict them in any wise, and they 12 Six days thou shalt do thy work, and ry at all unto me, I will surely hear their cry; on the seventh day thou shalt rest: that 24 And my wrath shall wax hot, and I will thine ox and thine ass may rest, and the son ill you with the sword; and your wives shall of thy handmaid, and the stranger, may be e widows, and your children fatherless. refreshed. 25 9 If thou lend money to any of my peo- 13 [ And in all things that I have said unto le that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to you, be circumspect, and make no mention im as a usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon of the name of other gods, neither let it be im usury:

heard out of thy mouth. 26 | If thou at all take thy neighbour's rai- 14 9 Three times thou shalt keep a feast ent to pledge, thou shalt deliver it unto him unto me in the year. that the sun goeth down:

15 Thou shalt keep the feast of unleavened 2? For that is bis covering only, it is his bread: (thou shalt eat unleavened bread seaiment for his skin : wherein shall he sleep?l ven days, as I commanded thee, in the time



An Angel promised to guile them. EXODUS.

Moses buildeth an altar. appointed of the month Abib; for in it thou

CHAP. XXIV. camest out from Egypt: and none shall ap-1 Moses is called up into the mountain. 3 The pear before me empty :)

people promise obedience. 4 Moses buildeth 16 And the feast of harvest, the first-fruits

an altar, and twelve pillars. 6 He sprinkleth of thy labours, which thou hast sown in the

the blood of the covenant. 9 The glory of God

appeareth. 14 Aaron and Hur hane the charge field : and the feast of ingathering, which is

of the people. 15 Moses gocth into the mounin the end of the vear, whien thou hast

tain, where he continue th forty days and forty thered in thy labours out of the field.

nights. 17 Three times in the year all thy males ND he said unto Moses, Come up unto shall appear before the Lord God.

the Lord, thou, and Aaron, Nadah, 18 1 Thou shalt not offer the blood of ny and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel; sacritice with leavened bread: neither shall and worship ye atar off. the fat of my sacritice remain until the morn

2 And Moses alone shall come near the

Lord: but they shall not come nigh; neither 19 The first of the first-fruits of thy land shall the people go up with him. thou shalt bring into the house of the LORD 39 And Moses came and told the people thy God. Thou shalt not seethe a kid in his all the words of the Lord), and all the judg. mother's milk.

ments: and all the people answered with 20 7 Behold, I send an Angel before thee, one voice, and said, Åll the words which the to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee Lord hath said will we do. into the place which I have prepared. 4 And Moses wrote all the words of the

21 Beware of him, and obey his voice, pro- Lord, and rose up early in the morning, and voke him not; for he will not pardon your builded an altar under the hill, and twelve transgressions : for my name is in him. pillars according to the twelve tribes of Israel.

22 But it thou shalt indeed obey his voice, 5 And he sent young men of the children and do all that I speak; then I will be an of Israel, which offered burnt-offerings, and enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary sacrificed peace-offerings of oxen unto the unto thine adversaries.

LORD. 23 For mine Angel shall go before thee, 6 And Moses took half of the blood, and and bring thee in unto the Amorites, and the put it in basons; and half of the blood he Hittites, and the Perizzites, and the Canaan sprinkled on the altar. ites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites; and 7 And he took the book of the covenant, I will cut then off.

and read in the audience of the people: and 24 Thou shalt not bow down to their gods, they said, All that the Lord hath said will nor serve them, nor do after their works: we do, and be obedient. but thou shalt utterly overthrow them, and 8 And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled quite break down their images.

it on the people, and said, Behold the blood 25 And ye shall serve the LORD your God, of the covenant, which the Lord hath made and he shall bless thy bread, and thy water; with you concerning all these words. and I will take sickness away froin the midst 9 4 Then went up Moses, and Aaron, Naof thee.

dal), and Abilu, and seventy of the elders 26 There shall nothing cast their young, of Israel: nor be barren, in thy land: the number of 10 And they saw the God of Israel: and tly days I will fwfil.

there was under his feet as it were a paved 37 I will send my fear before thee, and will work of a sapphire-stone, and as it were the destroy all the people to whoin thou shalt body of heaven in his clearness. come, and I will make all thine enemies turn 11 And upon the nobles of the children of their backs unto thee.

Israel he laid not his hand: also they saw 28 And I will send hornets before thee, God, and did eat and drinki. which shall drive out the Hivite, the Ca- 12 And the LORD said unto Moses, Come naanite, and the Hittite from before thee. up to me into the mount, and be there : and

33 I will not drive them out from before I will give thee tables of stone, and a law, thee in one year; lest the land become de- and commandments which I liave written; solate, and the beast of the field multiply that thou mayest teach them. against thee.

13 And Moses rose up, and his minister Jo. 30 By little and little I will drive them out shua: and Moses went up into the mount of from before thee, until thou be increased, God. and inherit the land.

14 | And lie said unto the elders, Tarry ye 31 And I will set thy bounds from the Red here for us, until we come again unto you: sea even unto the sea of the Philistines, and and behold, Aaron and Hur are with you: from the desert into the river: for I will de- if any man have any matters to do, let him liver the inhabitants of the land into your come into them. hand; and thou shalt drive them out before 15 | And Moses went up into the mount, thee.

and a cloud covered the mount. 32 Thou shalt make no covenant with them, 16 And the glory of the Lord abode upon nor with their gods.

mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it six 33 They shall not dwell in thy land, lest days: and the seventh day he called unto they make thee sin against me: for if thou Moses out of the midst of the cloud. serve their gods, it will surely be a snare 17 And the sight of the glory of the LORD unto thee.

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The ark, mercy-seat, and table. CHAP. XXV.

The golden candlestick. mount in the eyes of the children of Israel. 21 And thou shalt put the

mercy-seat above 18 And Moses went into the midst of the upon the ark; and in the ark thou shalt put cloud, and gat him up into the mount: and the testimony that I shall give thee. Moses was in the mount forty days and forty 22 And there I will meet with thee, and I nights.

will commune with thee from above the mer. CHAP. XXV.

cy-seat, from between the two cherubims 1 What the Israelites must offer for the making which are upon the ark of the testimony, of

of the tabernacle. 10 The form of the ark. 17 all things which I will give thee in com-
The mercy-seat, with the cherubims. 23 The mandment unto the children of Israel.
table, with the furniture thereof. 31 The can- 23 9 Thou shalt also make a table of shit.
dlestick, with the instruments thereof. tim-wood: two cubits shall be the length

2 Speak unto the children of Israel, that a cubit and a half the height thereof. they bring me an offering : of every man that 24 And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, giveth it willingly with his heart ye shall take and make thereto a crown of gold round my offering.

about. 3 And this is the offering which ye shall 25 And thou shalt make unto it a border of take of them; gold, and silver, and brass, a hand-breadth round about, and thou shalt 4 And blue, and purple, and scarlet, and make a golden crown to the border thereot fine linen, and goats' hair,

round about. 5 And rams' skins dyed red, and badgers' 26 And thou shalt make for it four rings of skins, and shittim-wood,

gold, and put the rings in the four corners 6 Oil for the light, spices for anointing oil, that are on the four feet thereof. and for sweet incense,

27 Over against the border shall the rings be 7 Onyx-stones, and stones to be set in the for places of the staves to bear the table. ephod, and in the breast-plate.

28 And thou shalt make the staves of sluit8 And let them make me a sanctuary; that tim-wood, and overlay them with gold, that I may dwell among them.

the table may be borne with them. 9 According to all that I shew thee, after 29 And thou shalt make the dishes thereof, the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pat- and spoons thereof, and covers thereof, and tern of all the instruments thereof, even so bowls thereof, to cover withal : of pure gold shall ye make it.

shalt thou make them. 10 | And they shall make an ark of shit- 30 And thou shalt set upon the table shew tim-wood: two cubits and a half shall be the bread before me always. length thereof, and a cubit and a half the 31 | And thou shalt make a candlestick of breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the pure gold: of beaten work shall the candleheight thereof.

stick be made: bis shaft, and his branches, 11°And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, his bowls, his knops, and his flowers, shall within and without shalt thou overlay it, and be of the same. shalt make upon it a crown of gold round 32 And six branches shall come out of the about.

sides of it; three branches of the candle12 And thou shalt cast four rings of gold for stick out of the one side, and three branches it, and put them in the four corners thereof; of the candlestick out of the other side: and two rings shall be in the one side of it, 33 Three bowls made like unto almonds, and two rings in the other side of it. with a knop and a flower in one branch; and

13 And thou shalt make staves of shittim- three bowls made like almonds in the other wood, and overlay them with gold.

branch, with a knop and a flower: so in the 14 And thou shalt put the staves into the six branches that come outof the candlestick. rings by the sides of the ark, that the ark may 34 And in the candlestick shall be foor be borne with them.

bowls made like unto almonds, with their 15 The staves shall be in the rings of the knops and their flowers. ark: they shall not be taken from it.

35 And there shall be a knop under two 16 And thou shalt put into the ark the tes branches of the same, and a knop under two aimony which I shall give thee.

branches of the same, and a knop under 17 T`And thou shalt make a mercy-seat of two branches of the same, according to the pure gold: two cubits and a half shall be the six branches that proceed out of the candle length thereof, and a cubit and a half the stick. breadth thereof.

36 Their knops and their branches shall be 18 And thou shalt make two cherubims of of the same: all of it shall he one beaten gold, of beaten work shalt thou make them, work of pure gold. in the two ends of the mercy-seat.

37 And thou shalt make the seven lamps 19 And make one cherub on the one end, thereof: and they shall light the lamps thereand the other cherub on the other end : even of, that they may give light over against it. of the mercy-seat sirall ye make the cheru

38 And the tongs thereof, and the snuffpims on the two ends thereof,

dishes thereof, shall be of pure gold. 20 And the cherubims shall stretch forth 39 of a talent of pure gold shall he make heir wings on high, covering the mercy-seat it, with all these vessels. vith their wings, and their faces shali look 40 And look that thou make them after ne to another; toward the mercy-seat shall their pattern, which was shewed thee in he faces of the cherubims be.

the mount.

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