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Old Testament Habakkuk ... 543
Genesis ... 1 Zephaniah ... 545
Exodus ... 31 Haggai ... 547
Leviticus ... 57 Zechariah ... 549
Numbers ... 77 Malachi ... 555
Deuteronomy ... 103 New Testament
Joshua ... 125 Matthew ... 559
Judges ... 141 Mark ... 579
Ruth ... 157 Luke ... 591
1 Samuel ... 159 John ... 611
2 Samuel ... 179 Acts ... 627
1 Kings ... 195 Romans ... 647
2 Kings ... 215 1 Corinthians ... 655
1 Chronicles ... 233 2 Corinthians ... 663
2 Chronicles ... 251 Galatians ... 669
Ezra ... 273 Ephesians ... 673
Nehemiah ... 279 Philippians ... 677
Esther ... 289 Colossians ... 679
Job ... 295 1 Thessalonians ... 681
Psalms ... 309 2 Thessalonians ... 683
Proverbs ... 395 1 Timothy ... 685
Ecclesiastes ... 407 2 Timothy ... 687
Song of Songs ... 413 Titus ... 689
Isaiah ... 417 Philemon ... 691
Jeremiah ... 447 Hebrews ... 693
Lamentations ... 479 James ... 699
Ezekiel ... 483 1 Peter ... 701
Daniel ... 513 2 Peter ... 703
Hosea ... 523 1 John ... 705
Joel ... 527 2 John ... 707
Amos ... 529 3 John ... 709
Obadiah ... 533 Jude ... 711
Jonah ... 535 Revelation ... 713
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Preface to PDF Version of the King James Holy Bible

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THE TRANSLATORS TO THE READER

Preface to the King James Version of 1611

THE BEST THINGS HAVE BEEN CULMINATED

Zeal to promote the common good, whether it be by devising anything ourselves, or revising that which hath been laboured
by others, deserveth certainly much respect and esteem, but yet findeth but cold entertainment in the world. It is welcomed
with suspicion instead of love, and with emulation instead of thanks: and if there be any hole left for cavil to enter, (and
cavil, if it do not find a hole, will make one) it is sure to be misconstrued, and in danger to be condemned. This will easily
be granted by as many as know story, or have any experience. For, was there ever any-projected, that savoured any way of
newness or renewing, but the same endured many a storm of gainsaying, or opposition? A man would think that Civility,
wholesome Laws, learning and eloquence, Synods, and Church-maintenance, (that we speak of no more things of this kind)
should be as safe as a Sanctuary, and out of shot, as they say, that no man would lift up the heel, no, nor dog move his
tongue against the motioners of them. For by the first, we are distinguished from brute beasts lead with sensuality; By the
second, we are bridled and restrained from outrageous behaviour, and from doing of injuries, whether by fraud or by
violence; By the third, we are enabled to inform and reform others, by the light and feeling that we have attained unto
ourselves; Briefly, by the fourth being brought together to a parley face to face, we sooner compose our differences than by
writings which are endless; And lastly, that the Church be sufficiently provided for, is so agreeable to good reason and
conscience, that those mothers are holden to be less cruel, that kill their children as soon as they are born, than those nursing
fathers and mothers (wheresoever they be) that withdraw from them who hang upon their breasts (and upon whose breasts
again themselves do hang to receive the Spiritual and sincere milk of the word) livelihood and support fit for their estates.
Thus it is apparent, that these things which we speak of, are of most necessary use, and therefore, that none, either without
absurdity can speak against them, or without note of wickedness can spurn against them.

Yet for all that, the learned know that certain worthy men [Anacharsis with others] have been brought to untimely death for
none other fault, but for seeking to reduce their Countrymen to god order and discipline; and that in some Commonwealths
[e.g. Locri] it was made a capital crime, once to motion the making of a new Law for the abrogating of an old, though the
same were most pernicious; And that certain [Cato the elder], which would be counted pillars of the State, and patterns of
Virtue and Prudence, could not be brought for a long time to give way to good Letters and refined speech, but bare
themselves as averse from them, as from rocks or boxes of poison; And fourthly, that he was no babe, but a great clerk
[Gregory the Divine], that gave forth (and in writing to remain to posterity) in passion peradventure, but yet he gave forth,
that he had not seen any profit to come by any Synod, or meeting of the Clergy, but rather the contrary; And lastly, against
Church-maintenance and allowance, in such sort, as the Ambassadors and messengers of the great King of Kings should be
furnished, it is not unknown what a fiction or fable (so it is esteemed, and for no better by the reporter himself [Nauclerus],
though superstitious) was devised; Namely, that at such a time as the professors and teachers of Christianity in the Church of
Rome, then a true Church, were liberally endowed, a voice forsooth was heard from heaven, saying: Now is poison poured
down into the Church, etc. Thus not only as oft as we speak, as one saith, but also as oft as we do anything of note or
consequence, we subject ourselves to everyone’s censure, and happy is he that is least tossed upon tongues; for utterly to
escape the snatch of them it is impossible. If any man conceit, that this is the lot and portion of the meaner sort only, and
that Princes are privileged by their high estate, he is deceived. "As the sword devoureth as well one as the other," as it is in
Samuel [2 Sam 11:25], nay as the great Commander charged his soldiers in a certain battle, to strike at no part of the enemy,
but at the face; And as the King of Syria commanded his chief Captains to "fight neither with small nor great, save only
against the King of Israel:" [1 Kings 22:31] so it is too true, that Envy striketh most spitefully at the fairest, and at the
chiefest. David was a worthy Prince, and no man to be compared to him for his first deeds, and yet for as worthy as act as
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ever he did (even for bringing back the Ark of God in solemnity) he was scorned and scoffed at by his own wife [2 Sam
6:16]. Solomon was greater than David, though not in virtue, yet in power: and by his power and wisdom he built a Temple
to the Lord, such a one as was the glory of the land of Israel, and the wonder of the whole world. But was that his
magnificence liked of by all? We doubt it. Otherwise, why do they lay it in his son’s dish, and call unto him for easing the
burden, "Make", say they, "the grievous servitude of thy father, and his sore yoke, lighter?" [1 Kings 12:4] Belike he had
charged them with some levies, and troubled them with some carriages; Hereupon they raise up a tragedy, and wish in their
heart the Temple had never been built. So hard a thing it is to please all, even when we please God best, and do seek to
approve ourselves to every ones conscience.

If we will descend to later times, we shall find many the like examples of such kind, or rather unkind acceptance. The first
Roman Emperor [C. Caesar. Plutarch] did never do a more pleasing deed to the learned, nor more profitable to posterity, for
conserving the record of times in true supputation; than when he corrected the Calendar, and ordered the year according to
the course of the Sun; and yet this was imputed to him for novelty, and arrogance, and procured to him great obloguy. So
the first Christened Emperor [Constantine] (at the least-wise that openly professed the faith himself, and allowed others to do
the like) for strengthening the Empire at his great charges, and providing for the Church, as he did, got for his labour the
name Pupillus, as who would say, a wasteful Prince, that had need of a Guardian or overseer [Aurel. Victor]. So the best
Christened Emperor [Theodosius], for the love that he bare unto peace, thereby to enrich both himself and his subjects, and
because he did not see war but find it, was judged to be no man at arms [Zosimus], (though indeed he excelled in feats of
chivalry, and showed so much when he was provoked) and condemned for giving himself to his ease, and to his pleasure. To
be short, the most learned Emperor of former times [Justinian], (at the least, the greatest politician) what thanks had he for
cutting off the superfluities of the laws, and digesting them into some order and method? This, that he had been blotted by
some to be an Epitomist, that is, one that extinguishes worthy whole volumes, to bring his abridgments into request. This is
the measure that hath been rendered to excellent Princes in former times, even, Cum bene facerent, male audire, For their
good deeds to be evil spoken of. Neither is there any likelihood, that envy and malignity died, and were buried with the
ancient. No, no, the reproof of Moses taketh hold of most ages; "You are risen up in your fathers’ stead, and increase of
sinful men." [Num 32:14] "What is that that hath been done? that which shall be done; and there is no new thing under the
Sun," saith the wiseman: [Ecc 1:9] and S. Stephen, "As your fathers did, so do you." [Acts 7:51]

HIS MAJESTY’S CONSTANCY, NOTWITHSTANDING CULMINATION, FOR THE SURVEY OF THE ENGLISH
TRANSLATIONS

This, and more to this purpose, His Majesty that now reigneth (and long, and long may he reign, and his offspring forever,
"Himself and children, and children’s always) knew full well, according to the singular wisdom given unto him by God, and
the rare learning and experience that he hath attained unto; namely that whosoever attempteth anything for the public
(especially if it pertain to Religion, and to the opening and clearing of the word of God) the same setteth himself upon a
stage to be gloated upon by every evil eye, yea, he casteth himself headlong upon pikes, to be gored by every sharp tongue.
For he that medleth with men’s Religion in any part, medleth with their custom, nay, with their freehold; and though they
find no content in that which they have, yet they cannot abide to hear of altering. Notwithstanding his Royal heart was not
daunted or discouraged for this that colour, but stood resolute, "as a statue immovable, and an anvil not easy to be beaten
into plates," as one [Suidas] saith; he knew who had chosen him to be a Soldier, or rather a Captain, and being assured that
the course which he intended made for the glory of God, and the building up of his Church, he would not suffer it to be
broken off for whatsoever speeches or practices.
It doth certainly belong unto Kings, yea, it doth specially belong unto them, to have care of Religion, yea, it doth specially
belong unto them, to have care of Religion, yea, to know it aright, yea, to profess it zealously, yea to promote it to the
uttermost of their power. This is their glory before all nations which mean well, and this will bring unto them a far most
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excellent weight of glory in the day of the Lord Jesus. For the Scripture saith not in vain, "Them that honor me, I will
honor," [1 Sam 2:30] neither was it a vain word that Eusebius delivered long ago, that piety towards God was the weapon
and the only weapon, that both preserved Constantine’s person, and avenged him of his enemies [Eusebius lib 10 cap 8].

THE PRAISE OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES

But now what piety without truth? what truth (what saving truth) without the word of God? What word of God (whereof we
may be sure) without the Scripture? The Scriptures we are commanded to search. John 5:39. Isa 8:20. They are commended
that searched and studied them. Acts 17:11 and 8:28,29. They are reproved that were unskillful in them, or slow to believe
them. Matt 22:29. Luke 24:25. They can make us wise unto salvation. 2 Tim 3:15. If we be ignorant, they will instruct us;
if out of the way, they will bring us home; if out of order, they will reform us; if in heaviness, comfort us; if dull, quicken us;
if cold, inflame us.
Tolle, lege; Tolle, lege, Take up and read, take up and read the Scriptures [S. August. confess. lib 8 cap 12], (for unto them
was the direction) it was said unto S. Augustine by a supernatural voice. "Whatsoever is in the Scriptures, believe me," saith
the same S. Augustine, "is high and divine; there is verily truth, and a doctrine most fit for the refreshing of men’s minds,
and truly so tempered, that everyone may draw from thence that which is sufficient for him, if he come to draw with a
devout and pious mind, as true Religion requireth." [S. August. de utilitcredendi cap. 6] Thus S. Augustine. and S. Jerome:
"Ama scripturas, et amabit te sapientia etc." [S. Jerome. ad Demetriad] Love the Scriptures, and wisdom will love thee.
And S. Cyril against Julian; "Even boys that are bred up in the Scriptures, become most religious, etc. [S. Cyril. 7 contra
Iulianum] But what mention we three or four uses of the Scripture, whereas whatsoever is to be believed or practiced, or
hoped for, is contained in them? or three or four sentences of the Fathers, since whosoever is worthy the name of a Father,
from Christ’s time downward, hath likewise written not only of the riches, but also of the perfection of the Scripture? "I
adore the fulness of the Scripture," saith Tertullian against Hermogenes. [Tertul. advers. Hermo.] And again, to Apelles an
heretic of the like stamp, he saith; "I do not admit that which thou bringest in (or concludest) of thine own (head or store, de
tuo) without Scripture." [Tertul. de carne Christi.] So Saint Justin Martyr before him; "We must know by all means," saith
he, "that it is not lawful (or possible) to learn (anything) of God or of right piety, save only out of the Prophets, who teach us
by divine inspiration." So Saint Basil after Tertullian, "It is a manifest falling way from the Faith, and a fault of presumption,
either to reject any of those things that are written, or to bring in (upon the head of them) any of those things that are not
written. We omit to cite to the same effect, S. Cyril B. of Jerusalem in his 4::Cataches., Saint Jerome against Helvidius,
Saint Augustine in his 3::book against the letters of Petilian, and in very many other places of his works. Also we forebear
to descend to later Fathers, because we will not weary the reader. The Scriptures then being acknowledged to be so full and
so perfect, how can we excuse ourselves of negligence, if we do not study them, of curiosity, if we be not content with them?
Men talk much of [an olive bow wrapped about with wood, whereupon did hang figs, and bread, honey in a pot, and oil],
how many sweet and goodly things it had hanging on it; of the Philosopher’s stone, that it turned copper into gold; of
Cornucopia, that it had all things necessary for food in it, of Panaces the herb, that it was good for diseases, of Catholicon the
drug, that it is instead of all purges; of Vulcan’s armor, that it was an armor of proof against all thrusts, and all blows, etc.
Well, that which they falsely or vainly attributed to these things for bodily god, we may justly and with full measure ascribe
unto the Scripture, for spiritual. It is not only an armor, but also a whole armory of weapons, both offensive and defensive;
whereby we may save ourselves and put the enemy to flight. It is not an herb, but a tree, or rather a whole paradise of trees
of life, which bring forth fruit every month, and the fruit thereof is for meat, and the leaves for medicine. It is not a pot of
Manna, or a cruse of oil, which were for memory only, or for a meal’s meat or two, but as it were a shower of heavenly
bread sufficient for a whole host, be it never so great; and as it were a whole cellar full of oil vessels; whereby all our
necessities may be provided for, and our debts discharged. In a word, it is a Panary of wholesome food, against fenowed
traditions; a Physician’s shop (Saint Basil called it) [S. Basil in Psal. primum.] of preservatives against poisoned heresies; a
Pandect of profitable laws, against rebellious spirits; a treasury of most costly jewels, against beggarly rudiments; finally a
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fountain of most pure water springing up unto everlasting life. And what marvel? The original thereof being from heaven,
not from earth; the author being God, not man; the inditer, the holy spirit, not the wit of the Apostles or Prophets; the
Penmen such as were sanctified from the womb, and endued with a principal portion of God’s spirit; the matter, verity, piety,
purity, uprightness; the form, God’s word, God’s testimony, God’s oracles, the word of truth, the word of salvation, etc.; the
effects, light of understanding, stableness of persuasion, repentance from dead works, newness of life, holiness, peace, joy in
the holy Ghost; lastly, the end and reward of the study thereof, fellowship with the Saints, participation of the heavenly
nature, fruition of an inheritance immortal, undefiled, and that never shall fade away: Happy is the man that delighted in the
Scripture, and thrice happy that meditateth in it day and night.

TRANSLATION NECESSARY

But how shall men meditate in that, which they cannot understand? How shall they understand that which is kept close in an
unknown tongue? as it is written, "Except I know the power of the voice, I shall be to him that speaketh, a Barbarian, and he
that speaketh, shall be a Barbarian to me." [1 Cor 14] The Apostle excepteth no tongue; not Hebrew the ancientest, not
Greek the most copious, not Latin the finest. Nature taught a natural man to confess, that all of us in those tongues which we
do not understand, are plainly deaf; we may turn the deaf ear unto them.

The Scythian counted the Athenian, whom he did not understand, barbarous; [Clem. Alex. 1 Strom.] so the Roman did the
Syrian, and the Jew (even S. Jerome himself called the Hebrew tongue barbarous, belike because it was strange to so many)
[S. Jerome. Damaso.] so the Emperor of Constantinople [Michael, Theophili fil.] calleth the Latin tongue, barbarous, though
Pope Nicolas do storm at it: [2::Tom. Concil. ex edit. Petri Crab] so the Jews long before Christ called all other nations,
Lognazim, which is little better than barbarous. Therefore as one complaineth, that always in the Senate of Rome, there was
one or other that called for an interpreter: [Cicero 5::de finibus.] so lest the Church be driven to the like exigent, it is
necessary to have translations in a readiness. Translation it is that openeth the window, to let in the light; that breaketh the
shell, that we may eat the kernel; that putteth aside the curtain, that we may look into the most Holy place; that removeth the
cover of the well, that we may come by the water, even as Jacob rolled away the stone from the mouth of the well, by which
means the flocks of Laban were watered [Gen 29:10]. Indeed without translation into the vulgar tongue, the unlearned are
but like children at Jacob’s well (which is deep) [John 4:11] without a bucket or something to draw with; or as that person
mentioned by Isaiah, to whom when a sealed book was delivered, with this motion, "Read this, I pray thee," he was fain to
make this answer, "I cannot, for it is sealed." [Isa 29:11]

THE TRANSLATION OF THE OLD TESTAMENT OUT OF THE HEBREW INTO GREEK

While God would be known only in Jacob, and have his Name great in Israel, and in none other place, while the dew lay on
Gideon’s fleece only, and all the earth besides was dry; then for one and the same people, which spake all of them the
language of Canaan, that is, Hebrew, one and the same original in Hebrew was sufficient. [S. August. lib 12 contra Faust
c32] But, when the fulness of time drew near, that the Sun of righteousness, the Son of God should come into the world,
whom God ordained to be a reconciliation through faith in his blood, not of the Jew only, but also of the Greek, yea, of all
them that were scattered abroad; then lo, it pleased the Lord to stir up the spirit of a Greek Prince (Greek for descent and
language) even of Ptolemy Philadelph King of Egypt, to procure the translating of the Book of God out of Hebrew into
Greek. This is the translation of the Seventy Interpreters, commonly so called, which prepared the way for our Saviour
among the Gentiles by written preaching, as Saint John Baptist did among the Jews by vocal. For the Grecians being
desirous of learning, were not wont to suffer books of worth to lie moulding in Kings’ libraries, but had many of their
servants, ready scribes, to copy them out, and so they were dispersed and made common. Again, the Greek tongue was well
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known and made familiar to most inhabitants in Asia, by reason of the conquest that there the Grecians had made, as also by
the Colonies, which thither they had sent. For the same causes also it was well understood in many places of Europe, yea,
and of Africa too. Therefore the word of God being set forth in Greek, becometh hereby like a candle set upon a candlestick,
which giveth light to all that are in the house, or like a proclamation sounded forth in the market place, which most men
presently take knowledge of; and therefore that language was fittest to contain the Scriptures, both for the first Preachers of
the Gospel to appeal unto for witness, and for the learners also of those times to make search and trial by. It is certain, that
that Translation was not so sound and so perfect, but it needed in many places correction; and who had been so sufficient for
this work as the Apostles or Apostolic men? Yet it seemed good to the holy Ghost and to them, to take that which they
found, (the same being for the greatest part true and sufficient) rather than making a new, in that new world and green age of
the Church, to expose themselves to many exceptions and cavillations, as though they made a Translations to serve their own
turn, and therefore bearing a witness to themselves, their witness not to be regarded. This may be supposed to be some
cause, why the Translation of the Seventy was allowed to pass for current. Notwithstanding, though it was commended
generally, yet it did not fully content the learned, no not of the Jews. For not long after Christ, Aquila fell in hand with a
new Translation, and after him Theodotion, and after him Symmachus; yea, there was a fifth and a sixth edition, the Authors
whereof were not known. [Epiphan. de mensur. et ponderibus.] These with the Seventy made up the Hexapla and were
worthily and to great purpose compiled together by Origen. Howbeit the Edition of the Seventy went away with the credit,
and therefore not only was placed in the midst by Origen (for the worth and excellency thereof above the rest, as Epiphanius
gathered) but also was used by the Greek fathers for the ground and foundation of their Commentaries. Yea, Epiphanius
above named doeth attribute so much unto it, that he holdeth the Authors thereof not only for Interpreters, but also for
Prophets in some respect [S. August. 2::de dectrin. Christian c. 15]; and Justinian the Emperor enjoining the Jews his
subjects to use especially the Translation of the Seventy, rendreth this reason thereof, because they were as it were
enlightened with prophetical grace. Yet for all that, as the Egyptians are said of the Prophet to be men and not God, and
their horses flesh and not spirit [Isa 31:3]; so it is evident, (and Saint Jerome affirmeth as much) [S. Jerome. de optimo
genere interpret.] that the Seventy were Interpreters, they were not Prophets; they did many things well, as learned men; but
yet as men they stumbled and fell, one while through oversight, another while through ignorance, yea, sometimes they may
be noted to add to the Original, and sometimes to take from it; which made the Apostles to leave them many times, when
they left the Hebrew, and to deliver the sense thereof according to the truth of the word, as the spirit gave them utterance.
This may suffice touching the Greek Translations of the Old Testament.

TRANSLATION OUT OF HEBREW AND GREEK INTO LATIN

There were also within a few hundred years after CHRIST, translations many into the Latin tongue: for this tongue also was
very fit to convey the Law and the Gospel by, because in those times very many Countries of the West, yea of the South,
East and North, spake or understood Latin, being made Provinces to the Romans. But now the Latin Translations were too
many to be all good, for they were infinite (Latini Interprets nullo modo numerari possunt, saith S. Augustine.) [S. Augustin.
de doctr. Christ. lib 2 cap II]. Again they were not out of the Hebrew fountain (we speak of the Latin Translations of the Old
Testament) but out of the Greek stream, therefore the Greek being not altogether clear, the Latin derived from it must needs
be muddy. This moved S. Jerome a most learned father, and the best linguist without controversy, of his age, or of any that
went before him, to undertake the translating of the Old Testament, out of the very fountain with that evidence of great
learning, judgment, industry, and faithfulness, that he had forever bound the Church unto him, in a debt of special
remembrance and thankfulness.

THE TRANSLATING OF THE SCRIPTURE INTO THE VULGAR TONGUES

Now through the Church were thus furnished with Greek and Latin Translations, even before the faith of CHRIST was
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generally embraced in the Empire; (for the learned know that even in S. Jerome’s time, the Consul of Rome and his wife
were both Ethnics, and about the same time the greatest part of the Senate also) [S. Jerome. Marcell.Zosim] yet for all that
the godly-learned were not content to have the Scriptures in the Language which they themselves understood, Greek and
Latin, (as the good Lepers were not content to fare well themselves, but acquainted their neighbors with the store that God
had sent, that they also might provide for themselves) [2 Kings 7:9] but also for the behoof and edifying of the unlearned
which hungered and thirsted after righteousness, and had souls to be saved as well as they, they provided Translations into
the vulgar for their Countrymen, insomuch that most nations under heaven did shortly after their conversion, hear CHRIST
speaking unto them in their mother tongue, not by the voice of their Minister only, but also by the written word translated. If
any doubt hereof, he may be satisfied by examples enough, if enough will serve the turn. First S. Jerome saith, Multarum
gentium linguis Scriptura ante translata, docet falsa esse quae addita sunt, etc. i.e. "The Scripture being translated before in
the languages of many Nations, doth show that those things that were added (by Lucian and Hesychius) are false." [S.
Jerome. praef. in 4::Evangel.] So S. Jerome in that place. The same Jerome elsewhere affirmeth that he, the time was, had
set forth the translation of the Seventy suae linguae hominibus, i.e., for his countrymen of Dalmatia [S. Jerome. Sophronio.]
Which words not only Erasmus doth understand to purport, that S. Jerome translated the Scripture into the Dalmatian tongue,
but also Sixtus Senensis [Six. Sen. lib 4], and Alphonsus a‘ Castro [Alphon. lb 1 ca 23] (that we speak of no more) men not
to be excepted against by them of Rome, do ingenuously confess as much. So, S. Chrysostom that lived in S. Jerome’s time,
giveth evidence with him: "The doctrine of S. John [saith he] did not in such sort [as the Philosophers’ did] vanish away: but
the Syrians, Egyptians, Indians, Persians, Ethiopians, and infinite other nations being barbarous people translated it into their
[mother] tongue, and have learned to be [true] Philosophers," he meaneth Christians. [S. Chrysost. in Johan. cap.I. hom.I.]
To this may be added Theodoret, as next unto him, both for antiquity, and for learning.

His words be these, "Every Country that is under the Sun, is full of these words (of the Apostles and Prophets) and the
Hebrew tongue [he meaneth the Scriptures in the Hebrew tongue] is turned not only into the Language of the Grecians, but
also of the Romans, and Egyptians, and Persians, and Indians, and Armenians, and Scythians, and Sauromatians, and briefly
into all the Languages that any Nation useth. [Theodor. 5. Therapeut.] So he. In like manner, Ulfilas is reported by Paulus
Diaconus and Isidor (and before them by Sozomen) to have translated the Scriptures into the Gothic tongue: [P. Diacon. li.
12.] John Bishop of Sevil by Vasseus, to have turned them into Arabic, about the year of our Lord 717; [Vaseus in Chron.
Hispan.] Bede by Cistertiensis, to have turned a great part of them into Saxon: Efnard by Trithemius, to have abridged the
French Psalter, as Beded had done the Hebrew, about the year 800: King Alfred by the said Cistertiensis, to have turned the
Psalter into Saxon: [Polydor. Virg. 5 histor.] Methodius by Aventinus (printed at Ingolstadt) to have turned the Scriptures
into Slavonian: [Aventin. lib. 4.] Valdo, Bishop of Frising by Beatus Rhenanus, to have caused about that time, the Gospels
to be translated into Dutch rhythm, yet extant in the Library of Corbinian: [Circa annum 900. B. Rhenan. rerum German. lib
2.] Valdus, by divers to have turned them himself into French, about the year 1160: Charles the Fifth of that name,
surnamed the Wise, to have caused them to be turned into French, about 200 years after Valdus his time, of which translation
there be many copies yet extant, as witnesseth Beroaldus. Much about that time, even in our King Richard the second’s
days, John Trevisa translated them into English, and many English Bibles in written hand are yet to be seen with divers,
translated as it is very probable, in that age. So the Syrian translation of the New Testament is in most learned men’s
Libraries, of Widminstadius his setting forth, and the Psalter in Arabic is with many, of Augustinus Nebiensis’ setting forth.
So Postel affirmeth, that in his travel he saw the Gospels in the Ethiopian tongue; And Ambrose Thesius allegeth the Pslater
of the Indians, which he testifieth to have been set forth by Potken in Syrian characters. So that, to have the Scriptures in the
mother tongue is not a quaint conceit lately taken up, either by the Lord Cromwell in England, [Thuan.] or by the Lord
Radevile in Polony, or by the Lord Ungnadius in the Emperor’s dominion, but hath been thought upon, and put in practice of
old, even from the first times of the conversion of any Nation; no doubt, because it was esteemed most profitable, to cause
faith to grow in men’s hearts the sooner, and to make them to be able to say with the words of the Psalms, "As we have
heard, so we have seen." [Ps 48:8]
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THE UNWILLINGNESS OF OUR CHIEF ADVERSARIES, THAT THE SCRIPTURES SHOULD BE DIVULGED IN
THE MOTHER TONGUE, ETC.

Now the Church of Rome would seem at the length to bear a motherly affection towards her children, and to allow them the
Scriptures in their mother tongue: but indeed it is a gift, not deserving to be called a gift, an unprofitable gift: [Sophecles]
they must first get a licence in writing before they may use them, and to get that, they must approve themselves to their
Confessor, that is, to be such as are, if not frozen in the dregs, yet soured with the leaven of their superstition. Howbeit, it
seemed too much to Clement the Eighth that there should be any Licence granted to have them in the vulgar tongue, and
therefore he overruleth and frustrateth the grant of Pius the Fourth. [See the observation (set forth by Clemen. His authority)
upon the 4. rule of Pius the 4. his making in the index, lib. prohib. pag. 15. ver. 5.] So much are they afraid of the light of
the Scripture, (Lucifugae Scripturarum, as Tertulian speaketh) that they will not trust the people with it, no not as it is set
forth by their own sworn men, no not with the Licence of their own Bishops and Inquisitors. Yea, so unwilling they are to
communicate the Scriptures to the people’s understanding in any sort, that they are not ashamed to confess, that we forced
them to translate it into English against their wills. This seemeth to argue a bad cause, or a bad conscience, or both.

Sure we are, that it is not he that hath good gold, that is afraid to bring it to the touchstone, but he that hath the counterfeit;
[Tertul. de resur. carnis.] neither is it the true man that shunneth the light, but the malefactor, lest his deeds should be
reproved [John 3:20]: neither is it the plaindealing Merchant that is unwilling to have the weights, or the meteyard brought in
place, but he that useth deceit. But we will let them alone for this fault, and return to translation.

THE SPEECHES AND REASONS, BOTH OF OUR BRETHREN, AND OF OUR ADVERSARIES AGAINST THIS
WORK

Many men’s mouths have been open a good while (and yet are not stopped) with speeches about the Translation so long in
hand, or rather perusals of Translations made before: and ask what may be the reason, what the necessity of the
employment: Hath the Church been deceived, say they, all this while? Hath her sweet bread been mingled with leaven, here
silver with dross, her wine with water, her milk with lime? (Lacte gypsum male miscetur, saith S. Ireney,) [S. Iren. 3. lib.
cap. 19.] We hoped that we had been in the right way, that we had the Oracles of God delivered unto us, and that though all
the world had cause to be offended and to complain, yet that we had none. Hath the nurse holden out the breast, and nothing
but wind in it? Hath the bread been delivered by the fathers of the Church, and the same proved to be lapidosus, as Seneca
speaketh? What is it to handle the word of God deceitfully, if this be not? Thus certain brethren. Also the adversaries of
Judah and Jerusalem, like Sanballat in Nehemiah, mock, as we hear, both the work and the workmen, saying; "What do these
weak Jews, etc. will they make the stones whole again out of the heaps of dust which are burnt? although they build, yet if a
fox go up, he shall even break down their stony wall." [Neh 4:3] Was their Translation good before? Why do they now
mend it? Was it not good? Why then was it obtruded to the people? Yea, why did the Catholics (meaning Popish
Romanists) always go in jeopardy, for refusing to go to hear it? Nay, if it must be translated into English, Catholics are
fittest to do it. They have learning, and they know when a thing is well, they can manum de tabula. We will answer them
both briefly: and the former, being brethren, thus, with S. Jerome, "Damnamus veteres? Mineme, sed post priorum studia in
domo Domini quod possums laboramus." [S. Jerome. Apolog. advers. Ruffin.] That is, "Do we condemn the ancient? In no
case: but after the endeavors of them that were before us, we take the best pains we can in the house of God." As if he said,
Being provoked by the example of the learned men that lived before my time, I have thought it my duty, to assay whether
my talent in the knowledge of the tongues, may be profitable in any measure to God’s Church, lest I should seem to laboured
in them in vain, and lest I should be thought to glory in men, (although ancient,) above that which was in them. Thus S.
Jerome may be thought to speak.
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A SATISFACTION TO OUR BRETHREN

And to the same effect say we, that we are so far off from condemning any of their labors that travailed before us in this
kind, either in this land or beyond sea, either in King Henry’s time, or King Edward’s (if there were any translation, or
correction of a translation in his time) or Queen Elizabeth’s of ever renowned memory, that we acknowledge them to have
been raised up of God, for the building and furnishing of his Church, and that they deserve to be had of us and of posterity in
everlasting remembrance. The judgment of Aristotle is worthy and well known: "If Timotheus had not been, we had not had
much sweet music; but if Phrynis [Timotheus his master] had not been, we had not had Timotheus." Therefore blessed be
they, and most honoured be their name, that break the ice, and giveth onset upon that which helpeth forward to the saving of
souls. Now what can be more available thereto, than to deliver God’s book unto God’s people in a tongue which they
understand? Since of a hidden treasure, and of a fountain that is sealed, there is no profit, as Ptolemy Philadelph wrote to the
Rabbins or masters of the Jews, as witnesseth Epiphanius: [S. Epiphan. loco ante citato.] and as S. Augustine saith; "A man
had rather be with his dog than with a stranger (whose tongue is strange unto him)." [S. Augustin. lib. 19. de civil. Dei. c. 7.]
Yet for all that, as nothing is begun and perfected at the same time, and the later thoughts are thought to be the wiser: so, if
we building upon their foundation that went before us, and being holpen by their labours, do endeavor to make that better
which they left so good; no man, we are sure, hath cause to mislike us; they, we persuade ourselves, if they were alive,
would thank us. The vintage of Abienzer, that strake the stroke: yet the gleaning of grapes of Ephraim was not to be
despised. See Judges 8:2. Joash the king of Israel did not satisfy himself, till he had smitten the ground three times; and yet
he offended the Prophet, for giving over then. [2 Kings 13:18-19] Aquila, of whom we spake before, translated the Bible as
carefully, and as skilfully as he could; and yet he thought good to go over it again, and then it got the credit with the Jews, to
be called accurately done, as Saint Jerome witnesseth. [S. Jerome. in Ezech. cap. 3.] How many books of profane learning
have been gone over again and again, by the same translators, by others? Of one and the same book of Aristotle’s Ethics,
there are extant not so few as six or seven several translations. Now if this cost may be bestowed upon the gourd, which
affordeth us a little shade, and which today flourisheth, but tomorrow is cut down; what may we bestow, nay what ought we
not to bestow upon the Vine, the fruit whereof maketh glad the conscience of man, and the stem whereof abideth forever?
And this is the word of God, which we translate. "What is the chaff to the wheat, saith the Lord?" [Jer 23:28] Tanti vitreum,
quanti verum margaritum (saith Tertullian,) [Tertul. ad Martyr.] if a toy of glass be of that reckoning with us, how ought we
to value the true pearl? [Jerome. ad Salvin.] Therefore let no man’s eye be evil, because his Majesty’s is good; neither let
any be grieved, that we have a Prince that seeketh the increase of the spiritual wealth of Israel (let Sanballats and Tobiahs do
so, which therefore do bear their just reproof) but let us rather bless God from the ground of our heart, for working this
religious care in him, to have the translations of the Bible maturely considered of and examined. For by this means it
cometh to pass, that whatsoever is sound already (and all is sound for substance, in one or other of our editions, and the
worst of ours far better than their authentic vulgar) the same will shine as gold more brightly, being rubbed and polished;
also, if anything be halting, or superfluous, or not so agreeable to the original, the same may be corrected, and the truth set in
place. And what can the King command to be done, that will bring him more true honour than this? and wherein could they
that have been set a work, approve their duty to the King, yea their obedience to God, and love to his Saints more, than by
yielding their service, and all that is within them, for the furnishing of the work? But besides all this, they were the principal
motives of it, and therefore ought least to quarrel it: for the very Historical truth is, that upon the importunate petitions of the
Puritans, at his Majesty’s coming to this Crown, the Conference at Hampton Court having been appointed for hearing their
complaints: when by force of reason they were put from other grounds, they had recourse at the last, to this shift, that they
could not with good conscience subscribe to the Communion book, since it maintained the Bible as it was there translated,
which was as they said, a most corrupted translation. And although this was judged to be but a very poor and empty shift; yet
even hereupon did his Majesty begin to bethink himself of the good that might ensue by a new translation, and presently
after gave order for this Translation which is now presented unto thee. Thus much to satisfy our scrupulous Brethren.
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AN ANSWER TO THE IMPUTATIONS OF OUR ADVERSARIES

Now to the latter we answer; that we do not deny, nay we affirm and avow, that the very meanest translation of the Bible in
English, set forth by men of our profession, (for we have seen none of theirs of the whole Bible as yet) containeth the word
of God, nay, is the word of God. As the King’s speech, which he uttereth in Parliament, being translated into French, Dutch,
Italian, and Latin, is still the King’s speech, though it be not interpreted by every Translator with the like grace, nor
peradventure so fitly for phrase, nor so expressly for sense, everywhere. For it is confessed, that things are to take their
denomination of the greater part; and a natural man could say, Verum ubi multa nitent in carmine, non ego paucis offendor
maculis, etc. [Horace.] A man may be counted a virtuous man, though he have made many slips in his life, (else, there were
none virtuous, for in many things we offend all) [James 3:2] also a comely man and lovely, though he have some warts upon
his hand, yea, not only freckles upon his face, but also scars. No cause therefore why the word translated should be denied
to be the word, or forbidden to be current, notwithstanding that some imperfections and blemishes may be noted in the
setting forth of it. For whatever was perfect under the Sun, where Apostles or Apostolic men, that is, men endued with an
extraordinary measure of God’s spirit, and privileged with the privilege of infallibility, had not their hand? The Romanists
therefore in refusing to hear, and daring to burn the Word translated, did no less than despite the spirit of grace, from whom
originally it proceeded, and whose sense and meaning, as well as man’s weakness would enable, it did express. Judge by an
example or two. Plutarch writeth, that after that Rome had been burnt by the Gauls, they fell soon to build it again: but
doing it in haste, they did not cast the streets, nor proportion the houses in such comely fashion, as had been most slightly
and convenient; [Plutarch in Camillo.] was Catiline therefore an honest man, or a good patriot, that sought to bring it to a
combustion? or Nero a good Prince, that did indeed set it on fire? So, by the story of Ezra, and the prophecy of Haggai it
may be gathered, that the Temple built by Zerubbabel after the return from Babylon, was by no means to be compared to the
former built by Solomon (for they that remembered the former, wept when they considered the latter) [Ezra 3:12]
notwithstanding, might this latter either have been abhorred and forsaken by the Jews, or profaned by the Greeks? The like
we are to think of Translations. The translation of the Seventy dissenteth from the Original in many places, neither doth it
come near it, for perspicuity, gravity, majesty; yet which of the Apostles did condemn it? Condemn it? Nay, they used it, (as
it is apparent, and as Saint Jerome and most learned men do confess) which they would not have done, nor by their example
of using it, so grace and commend it to the Church, if it had been unworthy of the appellation and name of the word of God.
And whereas they urge for their second defence of their vilifying and abusing of the English Bibles, or some pieces thereof,
which they meet with, for that heretics (forsooth) were the Authors of the translations, (heretics they call us by the same right
that they call themselves Catholics, both being wrong) we marvel what divinity taught them so. We are sure Tertullian was
of another mind: Ex personis probamus fidem, an ex fide personas? [Tertul. de praescript. contra haereses.] Do we try
men’s faith by their persons? we should try their persons by their faith. Also S. Augustine was of another mind: for he
lighting upon certain rules made by Tychonius a Donatist, for the better understanding of the word, was not ashamed to
make use of them, yea, to insert them into his own book, with giving commendation to them so far forth as they were worthy
to be commended, as is to be seen in S. Augustine’s third book De doctrina Christiana. [S. August. 3. de doct. Christ. cap.
30.] To be short, Origen, and the whole Church of God for certain hundred years, were of another mind: for they were so far
from treading under foot, (much more from burning) the Translation of Aquila a Proselyte, that is, one that had turned Jew;
of Symmachus, and Theodotion, both Ebionites, that is, most vile heretics, that they joined together with the Hebrew
Original, and the Translation of the Seventy (as hath been before signified out of Epiphanius) and set them forth openly to be
considered of and perused by all. But we weary the unlearned, who need not know so much, and trouble the learned, who
know it already.

Yet before we end, we must answer a third cavil and objection of theirs against us, for altering and amending our
Translations so oft; wherein truly they deal hardly, and strangely with us. For to whomever was it imputed for a fault (by
such as were wise) to go over that which he had done, and to amend it where he saw cause? Saint Augustine was not afraid
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to exhort S. Jerome to a Palinodia or recantation; [S. Aug. Epist. 9.] and doth even glory that he seeth his infirmities. [S.
Aug. Epist. 8.] If we be sons of the Truth, we must consider what it speaketh, and trample upon our own credit, yea, and
upon other men’s too, if either be any way an hindrance to it. This to the cause: then to the persons we say, that of all men
they ought to be most silent in this case. For what varieties have they, and what alterations have they made, not only of their
Service books, Portesses and Breviaries, but also of their Latin Translation? The Service book supposed to be made by S.
Ambrose (Officium Ambrosianum) was a great while in special use and request; but Pope Hadrian calling a Council with the
aid of Charles the Emperor, abolished it, yea, burnt it, and commanded the Service book of Saint Gregory universally to be
used. [Durand. lib. 5. cap. 2.] Well, Officium Gregorianum gets by this means to be in credit, but doth it continue without
change or altering? No, the very Roman Service was of two fashions, the New fashion, and the Old, (the one used in one
Church, the other in another) as is to be seen in Pamelius a Romanist, his Preface, before Micrologus. the same Pamelius
reporteth out Radulphus de Rivo, that about the year of our Lord, 1277, Pope Nicolas the Third removed out of the Churches
of Rome, the more ancient books (of Service) and brought into use the Missals of the Friers Minorites, and commanded them
to be observed there; insomuch that about an hundred years after, when the above name Radulphus happened to be at Rome,
he found all the books to be new, (of the new stamp). Neither were there this chopping and changing in the more ancient
times only, but also of late: Pius Quintus himself confesseth, that every Bishopric almost had a peculiar kind of service,
most unlike to that which others had: which moved him to abolish all other Breviaries, though never so ancient, and
privileged and published by Bishops in their Dioceses, and to establish and ratify that only which was of his own setting
forth, in the year 1568. Now when the father of their Church, who gladly would heal the sore of the daughter of his people
softly and slightly, and make the best of it, findeth so great fault with them for their odds and jarring; we hope the children
have no great cause to vaunt of their uniformity. But the difference that appeareth between our Translations, and our often
correcting of them, is the thing that we are specially charged with; let us see therefore whether they themselves be without
fault this way, (if it be to be counted a fault, to correct) and whether they be fit men to throw stones at us: O tandem maior
parcas insane minori: they that are less sound themselves, out not to object infirmities to others. [Horat.] If we should tell
them that Valla, Stapulensis, Erasmus, and Vives found fault with their vulgar Translation, and consequently wished the
same to be mended, or a new one to be made, they would answer peradventure, that we produced their enemies for witnesses
against them; albeit, they were in no other sort enemies, than as S. Paul was to the Galatians, for telling them the truth [Gal
4:16]: and it were to be wished, that they had dared to tell it them plainlier and oftener. But what will they say to this, that
Pope Leo the Tenth allowed Erasmus’ Translation of the New Testament, so much different from the vulgar, by his
Apostolic Letter and Bull; that the same Leo exhorted Pagnine to translate the whole Bible, and bare whatsoever charges was
necessary for the work? [Sixtus Senens.] Surely, as the Apostle reasoneth to the Hebrews, that if the former Law and
Testament had been sufficient, there had been no need of the latter: [Heb 7:11 and 8:7] so we may say, that if the old vulgar
had been at all points allowable, to small purpose had labour and charges been undergone, about framing of a new. If they
say, it was one Pope’s private opinion, and that he consulted only himself; then we are able to go further with them, and to
aver, that more of their chief men of all sorts, even their own Trent champions Paiva and Vega, and their own Inquisitors,
Hieronymus ab Oleastro, and their own Bishop Isidorus Clarius, and their own Cardinal Thomas a Vio Caietan, do either
make new Translations themselves, or follow new ones of other men’s making, or note the vulgar Interpreter for halting;
none of them fear to dissent from him, nor yet to except against him. And call they this an uniform tenor of text and
judgment about the text, so many of their Worthies disclaiming the now received conceit? Nay, we will yet come nearer the
quick: doth not their Paris edition differ from the Lovaine, and Hentenius his from them both, and yet all of them allowed by
authority? Nay, doth not Sixtus Quintus confess, that certain Catholics (he meaneth certain of his own side) were in such an
humor of translating the Scriptures into Latin, that Satan taking occasion by them, though they thought of no such matter, did
strive what he could, out of so uncertain and manifold a variety of Translations, so to mingle all things, that nothing might
seem to be left certain and firm in them, etc.? [Sixtus 5. praefat. fixa Bibliis.] Nay, further, did not the same Sixtus ordain by
an inviolable decree, and that with the counsel and consent of his Cardinals, that the Latin edition of the old and new
Testament, which the Council of Trent would have to be authentic, is the same without controversy which he then set forth,
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being diligently corrected and printed in the Printinghouse of Vatican? Thus Sixtus in his Preface before his Bible. And yet
Clement the Eighth his immediate successor, published another edition of the Bible, containing in it infinite differences from
that of Sixtus, (and many of them weighty and material) and yet this must be authentic by all means. What is to have the
faith of our glorious Lord JESUS CHRIST with Yea or Nay, if this be not? Again, what is sweet harmony and consent, if
this be? Therefore, as Demaratus of Corinth advised a great King, before he talked of the dissensions of the Grecians, to
compose his domestic broils (for at that time his Queen and his son and heir were at deadly feud with him) so all the while
that our adversaries do make so many and so various editions themselves, and do jar so much about the worth and authority
of them, they can with no show of equity challenge us for changing and correcting.

THE PURPOSE OF THE TRANSLATORS, WITH THEIR NUMBER, FURNITURE, CARE, ETC.

But it is high time to leave them, and to show in brief what we proposed to ourselves, and what course we held in this our
perusal and survey of the Bible. Truly (good Christian Reader) we never thought from the beginning, that we should need to
make a new Translation, nor yet to make of a bad one a good one, (for then the imputation of Sixtus had been true in some
sort, that our people had been fed with gall of Dragons instead of wine, with whey instead of milk:) but to make a good one
better, or out of many good ones, one principal good one, not justly to be excepted against; that hath been our endeavor, that
our mark. To that purpose there were many chosen, that were greater in other men’s eyes than in their own, and that sought
the truth rather than their own praise. Again, they came or were thought to come to the work, not exercendi causa (as one
saith) but exercitati, that is, learned, not to learn: For the chief overseer and [NOTE: Greek letters omitted] under his
Majesty, to whom not only we, but also our whole Church was much bound, knew by his wisdom, which thing also
Nazianzen taught so long ago, that it is a preposterous order to teach first and to learn after, yea that [NOTE: Greek letters
omitted] to learn and practice together, is neither commendable for the workman, nor safe for the work. [Idem in Apologet.]
Therefore such were thought upon, as could say modestly with Saint Jerome, Et Hebreaeum Sermonem ex parte didicimus,
et in Latino pene ab ipsis incunabulis etc. detriti sumus. "Both we have learned the Hebrew tongue in part, and in the Latin
we have been exercised almost from our very cradle." S. Jerome maketh no mention of the Greek tongue, wherein yet he did
excel, because he translated not the old Testament out of Greek, but out of Hebrew. And in what sort did these assemble? In
the trust of their own knowledge, or of their sharpness of wit, or deepness of judgment, as it were in an arm of flesh? At no
hand. They trusted in him that hath the key of David, opening and no man shutting; they prayed to the Lord the Father of our
Lord, to the effect that S. Augustine did; "O let thy Scriptures be my pure delight, let me not be deceived in them, neither let
me deceive by them." [S. Aug. lib. II. Confess. cap. 2.] In this confidence, and with this devotion did they assemble
together; not too many, lest one should trouble another; and yet many, lest many things haply might escape them. If you ask
what they had before them, truly it was the Hebrew text of the Old Testament, the Greek of the New. These are the two
golden pipes, or rather conduits, where-through the olive branches empty themselves into the gold. Saint Augustine calleth
them precedent, or original tongues; [S. August. 3. de doctr. c. 3. etc.] Saint Jerome, fountains. [S. Jerome. ad Suniam et
Fretel.] The same Saint Jerome affirmeth, [S. Jerome. ad Lucinium, Dist. 9 ut veterum.] and Gratian hath not spared to put it
into his Decree, That "as the credit of the old Books" (he meaneth of the Old Testament) "is to be tried by the Hebrew
Volumes, so of the New by the Greek tongue," he meaneth by the original Greek. If truth be tried by these tongues, then
whence should a Translation be made, but out of them? These tongues therefore, the Scriptures we say in those tongues, we
set before us to translate, being the tongues wherein God was pleased to speak to his Church by the Prophets and Apostles.
Neither did we run over the work with that posting haste that the Septuagint did, if that be true which is reported of them,
that they finished it in 72 days; [Joseph. Antiq. lib. 12.] neither were we barred or hindered from going over it again, having
once done it, like S. Jerome, if that be true which himself reporteth, that he could no sooner write anything, but presently it
was caught from him, and published, and he could not have leave to mend it: [S. Jerome. ad Pammac. pro libr. advers.
Iovinian.] neither, to be short, were we the first that fell in hand with translating the Scripture into English, and consequently
destitute of former helps, as it is written of Origen, that he was the first in a manner, that put his hand to write Commentaries
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upon the Scriptures, [Sophoc. in Elect.] and therefore no marvel, if he overshot himself many times. None of these things:
the work hath not been huddled up in 72 days, but hath cost the workmen, as light as it seemeth, the pains of twice seven
times seventy two days and more:

matters of such weight and consequence are to be speeded with maturity: for in a business of movement a man feareth not
the blame of convenient slackness. [S. Chrysost. in II. Thess. cap. 2.] Neither did we think much to consult the Translators or
Commentators, Chaldee, Hebrew, Syrian, Greek or Latin, no nor the Spanish, French, Italian, or Dutch; neither did we
disdain to revise that which we had done, and to bring back to the anvil that which we had hammered: but having and using
as great helps as were needful, and fearing no reproach for slowness, nor coveting praise for expedition, we have at length,
through the good hand of the Lord upon us, brought the work to that pass that you see.

REASONS MOVING US TO SET DIVERSITY OF SENSES IN THE MARGIN, WHERE THERE IS GREAT
PROBABILITY FOR EACH

Some peradventure would have no variety of senses to be set in the margin, lest the authority of the Scriptures for deciding
of controversies by that show of uncertainty, should somewhat be shaken. But we hold their judgment not to be sound in
this point. For though, "whatsoever things are necessary are manifest," as S. Chrysostom saith, [S. Chrysost. in II. Thess.
cap. 2.] and as S. Augustine, "In those things that are plainly set down in the Scriptures, all such matters are found that
concern Faith, Hope, and Charity. [S. Aug. 2. de doctr. Christ. cap. 9.] Yet for all that it cannot be dissembled, that partly to
exercise and whet our wits, partly to wean the curious from the loathing of them for their everywhere plainness, partly also
to stir up our devotion to crave the assistance of God’s spirit by prayer, and lastly, that we might be forward to seek aid of
our brethren by conference, and never scorn those that be not in all respects so complete as they should be, being to seek in
many things ourselves, it hath pleased God in his divine providence, here and there to scatter words and sentences of that
difficulty and doubtfulness, not in doctrinal points that concern salvation, (for in such it hath been vouched that the
Scriptures are plain) but in matters of less moment, that fearfulness would better beseem us than confidence, and if we will
resolve upon modesty with S. Augustine, (though not in this same case altogether, yet upon the same ground) Melius est
debitare de occultis, quam litigare de incertis, [S. Aug li. S. de Genes. ad liter. cap. 5.] "it is better to make doubt of those
things which are secret, than to strive about those things that are uncertain." There be many words in the Scriptures, which
be never found there but once, (having neither brother or neighbor, as the Hebrews speak) so that we cannot be holpen by
conference of places.
Again, there be many rare names of certain birds, beasts and precious stones, etc. concerning the Hebrews themselves are so
divided among themselves for judgment, that they may seem to have defined this or that, rather because they would say
something, than because they were sure of that which they said, as S. Jerome somewhere saith of the Septuagint. Now in
such a case, doth not a margin do well to admonish the Reader to seek further, and not to conclude or dogmatize upon this or
that peremptorily? For as it is a fault of incredulity, to doubt of those things that are evident: so to determine of such things
as the Spirit of God hath left (even in the judgment of the judicious) questionable, can be no less than presumption.
Therefore as S. Augustine saith, that variety of Translations is profitable for the finding out of the sense of the Scriptures: [S.
Aug. 2. De doctr. Christian. cap. 14.] so diversity of signification and sense in the margin, where the text is no so clear, must
needs do good, yea, is necessary, as we are persuaded. We know that Sixtus Quintus expressly forbiddeth, that any variety
of readings of their vulgar edition, should be put in the margin, [Sixtus 5. praef. Bibliae.] (which though it be not altogether
the same thing to that we have in hand, yet it looketh that way) but we think he hath not all of his own side his favorers, for
this conceit. They that are wise, had rather have their judgments at liberty in differences of readings, than to be captivated to
one, when it may be the other. If they were sure that their high Priest had all laws shut up in his breast, as Paul the Second
bragged, [Plat. in Paulo secundo.] and that he were as free from error by special privilege, as the Dictators of Rome were
made by law inviolable, it were another matter; then his word were an Oracle, his opinion a decision. But the eyes of the
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world are now open, God be thanked, and have been a great while, they find that he is subject to the same affections and
infirmities that others be, that his skin is penetrable, and therefore so much as he proveth, not as much as he claimeth, they
grant and embrace.

REASONS INDUCING US NOT TO STAND CURIOUSLY UPON AN IDENTITY OF PHRASING

Another things we think good to admonish thee of (gentle Reader) that we have not tied ourselves to an uniformity of
phrasing, or to an identity of words, as some peradventure would wish that we had done, because they observe, that some
learned men somewhere, have been as exact as they could that way. Truly, that we might not vary from the sense of that
which we had translated before, if the word signified that same in both places (for there be some words that be not the same
sense everywhere) we were especially careful, and made a conscience, according to our duty. But, that we should express
the same notion in the same particular word; as for example, if we translate the Hebrew or Greek word once by PURPOSE,
never to call it INTENT; if one where JOURNEYING, never TRAVELING; if one where THINK, never SUPPOSE; if one
where PAIN, never ACHE; if one where JOY, never GLADNESS, etc. Thus to mince the matter, we thought to savour more
of curiosity than wisdom, and that rather it would breed scorn in the Atheist, than bring profit to the godly Reader. For is the
kingdom of God to become words or syllables? why should we be in bondage to them if we may be free, use one precisely
when we may use another no less fit, as commodiously? A godly Father in the Primitive time showed himself greatly
moved, that one of newfangledness called [NOTE: Greek omitted but was a dispute over the word for "a bed"] [Niceph.
Calist. lib.8. cap.42.] though the difference be little or none; and another reporteth that he was much abused for turning
"Cucurbita" (to which reading the people had been used) into "Hedera". [S. Jerome in 4. Ionae. See S. Aug: epist. 10.] Now
if this happens in better times, and upon so small occasions, we might justly fear hard censure, if generally we should make
verbal and unnecessary changings. We might also be charged (by scoffers) with some unequal dealing towards a great
number of good English words. For as it is written of a certain great Philosopher, that he should say , that those logs were
happy that were made images to be worshipped; for their fellows, as good as they, lay for blocks behind the fire: so if we
should say, as it were, unto certain words, Stand up higher, have a place in the Bible always, and to others of like quality,
Get ye hence, be banished forever, we might be taxed peradventure with S. James his words, namely, "To be partial in
ourselves and judges of evil thoughts." Add hereunto, that niceness in words was always counted the next step to trifling,
and so was to be curious about names too: also that we cannot follow a better pattern for elocution than God himself;
therefore he using divers words, in his holy writ, and indifferently for one thing in nature: [see Euseb. li. 12. ex Platon.] we,
if we will not be superstitious, may use the same liberty in our English versions out of Hebrew and Greek, for that copy or
store that he hath given us. Lastly, we have on the one side avoided the scrupulosity of the Puritans, who leave the old
Ecclesiastical words, and betake them to other, as when they put WASHING for BAPTISM, and CONGREGATION instead
of CHURCH: as also on the other side we have shunned the obscurity of the Papists, in their AZIMES, TUNIKE,
RATIONAL, HOLOCAUSTS, PRAEPUCE, PASCHE, and a number of such like, whereof their late Translation is full, and
that of purpose to darken the sense, that since they must needs translate the Bible, yet by the language thereof, it may be kept
from being understood. But we desire that the Scripture may speak like itself, as in the language of Canaan, that it may be
understood even of the very vulgar.

Many other things we might give thee warning of (gentle Reader) if we had not exceeded the measure of a Preface already.
It remaineth, that we commend thee to God, and to the Spirit of his grace, which is able to build further than we can ask or
think. He removeth the scales from our eyes, the vail from our hearts, opening our wits that we may understand his word,
enlarging our hearts, yea correcting our affections, that we may love it to the end. Ye are brought unto fountains of living
water which ye digged not; do not cast earth into them with the Philistines, neither prefer broken pits before them with the
wicked Jews. [Gen 26:15. Jer 2:13.] Others have laboured, and you may enter into their labours; O receive not so great
things in vain, O despise not so great salvation! Be not like swine to tread under foot so precious things, neither yet like dogs
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to tear and abuse holy things. Say not to our Saviour with the Gergesites, Depart out of our coast [Matt 8:34]; neither yet
with Esau sell your birthright for a mess of pottage [Heb 12:16]. If light be come into the world, love not darkness more
than light; if food, if clothing be offered, go not naked, starve not yourselves. Remember the advice of Nazianzene, "It is a
grievous thing" (or dangerous) "to neglect a great fair, and to seek to make markets afterwards: also the encouragement of S.
Chrysostom, "It is altogether impossible, that he that is sober" (and watchful) "should at any time be neglected:" [S.
Chrysost. in epist. ad Rom. cap. 14. oral. 26.] Lastly, the admonition and menacing of S. Augustine, "They that despise
God’s will inviting them, shall feel God’s will taking vengeance of them." [S. August. ad artic. sibi falso object. Artic. 16.]
It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God; [Heb 10:31] but a blessed thing it is, and will bring us to
everlasting blessedness in the end, when God speaketh unto us, to hearken; when he setteth his word before us, to read it;
when he stretcheth out his hand and calleth, to answer, Here am I, here we are to do thy will, O God. The Lord work a care
and conscience in us to know him and serve him, that we may be acknowledged of him at the appearing of our Lord Jesus
Christ, to whom with the holy Ghost, be all praise and thanksgiving.

Amen.
Old Testament
Page 1 Genesis
The First Book of Moses, called Genesis and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that
creepeth upon the earth. {1:27} So God created man in his
[own] image, in the image of God created he him; male and
female created he them. {1:28} And God blessed them, and
{1:1} In the beginning God created the heaven and the God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish
earth. {1:2} And the earth was without form, and void; and the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of
darkness [was] upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living
God moved upon the face of the waters. thing that moveth upon the earth.

{1:3} And God said, Let there be light: and there was {1:29} And God said, Behold, I have given you every
light. {1:4} And God saw the light, that [it was] good: and herb bearing seed, which [is] upon the face of all the earth,
God divided the light from the darkness. {1:5} And God and every tree, in the which [is] the fruit of a tree yielding
called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And seed; to you it shall be for meat. {1:30} And to every beast
the evening and the morning were the first day. of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing
that creepeth upon the earth, wherein [there is] life, [I have
{1:6} And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst given] every green herb for meat: and it was so. {1:31} And
of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters. God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, [it was]
{1:7} And God made the firmament, and divided the waters very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth
which [were] under the firmament from the waters which day.
[were] above the firmament: and it was so. {1:8} And God
called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the {2:1} Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and
morning were the second day. all the host of them. {2:2} And on the seventh day God
ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the
{1:9} And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be seventh day from all his work which he had made. {2:3}
gathered together unto one place, and let the dry [land] And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because
appear: and it was so. {1:10} And God called the dry [land] that in it he had rested from all his work which God created
Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he and made.
Seas: and God saw that [it was] good. {1:11} And God said,
Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, [and] {2:4} These [are] the generations of the heavens and of
the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed [is] in the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD
itself, upon the earth: and it was so. {1:12} And the earth God made the earth and the heavens, {2:5} And every plant
brought forth grass, [and] herb yielding seed after his kind, of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the
and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed [was] in itself, after field before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to
his kind: and God saw that [it was] good. {1:13} And the rain upon the earth, and [there was] not a man to till the
evening and the morning were the third day. ground. {2:6} But there went up a mist from the earth, and
watered the whole face of the ground. {2:7} And the LORD
{1:14} And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament God formed man [of] the dust of the ground, and breathed
of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living
be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years: soul.
{1:15} And let them be for lights in the firmament of the
heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so. {1:16} {2:8} And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in
And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed. {2:9}
day, and the lesser light to rule the night: [he made] the stars And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every
also. {1:17} And God set them in the firmament of the tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree
heaven to give light upon the earth, {1:18} And to rule over of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of
the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the knowledge of good and evil. {2:10} And a river went out of
darkness: and God saw that [it was] good. {1:19} And the Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted,
evening and the morning were the fourth day. {1:20} And and became into four heads. {2:11} The name of the first
God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving [is] Pison: that [is] it which compasseth the whole land of
creature that hath life, and fowl [that] may fly above the Havilah, where [there is] gold; {2:12} And the gold of that
earth in the open firmament of heaven. {1:21} And God land [is] good: there [is] bdellium and the onyx stone.
created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, {2:13} And the name of the second river [is] Gihon: the
which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, same [is] it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.
and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that [it {2:14} And the name of the third river [is] Hiddekel: that
was] good. {1:22} And God blessed them, saying, Be [is] it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the
fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fourth river [is] Euphrates. {2:15} And the LORD God took
fowl multiply in the earth. {1:23} And the evening and the the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and
morning were the fifth day. to keep it. {2:16} And the LORD God commanded the man,
saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:
{1:24} And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living {2:17} But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil,
creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof
of the earth after his kind: and it was so. {1:25} And God thou shalt surely die.
made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after
their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after {2:18} And the LORD God said, [It is] not good that the
his kind: and God saw that [it was] good. man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.
{2:19} And out of the ground the LORD God formed every
{1:26} And God said, Let us make man in our image, beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought
after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish [them] unto Adam to see what he would call them: and
of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that [was]
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the name thereof. {2:20} And Adam gave names to all also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins,
cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the and clothed them. {3:22} And the LORD God said, Behold,
field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and
him. {2:21} And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of
upon Adam and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and life, and eat, and live for ever: {3:23} Therefore the LORD
closed up the flesh instead thereof; {2:22} And the rib, God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the
which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a ground from whence he was taken. {3:24} So he drove out
woman, and brought her unto the man. {2:23} And Adam the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden
said, This [is] now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: Cherubim, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to
she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of keep the way of the tree of life.
Man. {2:24} Therefore shall a man leave his father and his
mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one {4:1} And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived,
flesh. {2:25} And they were both naked, the man and his and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the
wife, and were not ashamed. LORD. {4:2} And she again bare his brother Abel. And
Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the
{3:1} Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of ground. {4:3} And in process of time it came to pass, that
the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the
the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every LORD. {4:4} And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of
tree of the garden? his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect
unto Abel and to his offering: {4:5} But unto Cain and to
{3:2} And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth,
of the fruit of the trees of the garden: {3:3} But of the fruit and his countenance fell. {4:6} And the LORD said unto
of the tree which [is] in the midst of the garden, God hath Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance
said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye fallen? {4:7} If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted?
die. {3:4} And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto
not surely die: {3:5} For God doth know that in the day ye thee [shall be] his desire, and thou shalt rule over him. {4:8}
eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass,
as gods, knowing good and evil. {3:6} And when the when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel
woman saw that the tree [was] good for food, and that it his brother, and slew him.
[was] pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make
[one] wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and {4:9} And the LORD said unto Cain, Where [is] Abel thy
gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat. {3:7} brother? And he said, I know not: [Am] I my brother’s
And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that keeper? {4:10} And he said, What hast thou done? the voice
they [were] naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and of thy brother’s blood crieth unto me from the ground.
made themselves aprons. {3:8} And they heard the voice of {4:11} And now [art] thou cursed from the earth, which
the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother’s blood from
and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of thy hand; {4:12} When thou tillest the ground, it shall not
the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden. {3:9} And henceforth yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a
the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, vagabond shalt thou be in the earth. {4:13} And Cain said
Where [art] thou? {3:10} And he said, I heard thy voice in unto the LORD, My punishment [is] greater than I can bear.
the garden, and I was afraid, because I [was] naked; and I {4:14} Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the
hid myself. {3:11} And he said, Who told thee that thou face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall
[wast] naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come
commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat? {3:12} And to pass, [that] every one that findeth me shall slay me.
the man said, The woman whom thou gavest [to be] with {4:15} And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever
me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat. {3:13} And the slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold.
LORD God said unto the woman, What [is] this [that] thou And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him
hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, should kill him.
and I did eat. {3:14} And the LORD God said unto the
serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou [art] cursed {4:16} And Cain went out from the presence of the
above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy LORD, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of {4:17} And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and
thy life: {3:15} And I will put enmity between thee and the bare Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of
woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise the city, after the name of his son, Enoch. {4:18} And unto
thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. {3:16} Unto the Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat Mehujael: and
woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy Mehujael begat Methusael: and Methusael begat Lamech.
conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and
thy desire [shall be] to thy husband, and he shall rule over {4:19} And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name
thee. {3:17} And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast of the one [was] Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.
hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the {4:20} And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as
tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat dwell in tents, and [of such as have] cattle. {4:21} And his
of it: cursed [is] the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt brother’s name [was] Jubal: he was the father of all such as
thou eat [of] it all the days of thy life; {3:18} Thorns also handle the harp and organ. {4:22} And Zillah, she also bare
and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the Tubal- cain, an instructer of every artificer in brass and iron:
herb of the field; {3:19} In the sweat of thy face shalt thou and the sister of Tubal-cain [was] Naamah. {4:23} And
eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my
thou taken: for dust thou [art,] and unto dust shalt thou voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I
return. {3:20} And Adam called his wife’s name Eve; have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my
because she was the mother of all living. {3:21} Unto Adam hurt. {4:24} If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly
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Lamech seventy and sevenfold. hundred seventy and seven years: and he died. {5:32} And
Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem,
{4:25} And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a Ham, and Japheth.
son, and called his name Seth: For God, [said she,] hath
appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain {6:1} And it came to pass, when men began to multiply
slew. {4:26} And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,
and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon {6:2} That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that
the name of the LORD. they [were] fair; and they took them wives of all which they
chose. {6:3} And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always
{5:1} This [is] the book of the generations of Adam. In strive with man, for that he also [is] flesh: yet his days shall
the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made be an hundred and twenty years. {6:4} There were giants in
he him; {5:2} Male and female created he them; and the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of
blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare
they were created. [children] to them, the same [became] mighty men which
[were] of old, men of renown.
{5:3} And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and
begat [a son] in his own likeness, after his image; and called {6:5} And GOD saw that the wickedness of man [was]
his name Seth: {5:4} And the days of Adam after he had great in the earth, and [that] every imagination of the
begotten Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat sons thoughts of his heart [was] only evil continually. {6:6} And
and daughters: {5:5} And all the days that Adam lived were it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth,
nine hundred and thirty years: and he died. {5:6} And Seth and it grieved him at his heart. {6:7} And the LORD said, I
lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos: {5:7} And will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the
Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the
years, and begat sons and daughters: {5:8} And all the days fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.
of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he died. {6:8} But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.

{5:9} And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan: {6:9} These [are] the generations of Noah: Noah was a
{5:10} And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred just man [and] perfect in his generations, [and] Noah
and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters: {5:11} And walked with God. {6:10} And Noah begat three sons,
all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years: and Shem, Ham, and Japheth. {6:11} The earth also was corrupt
he died. before God, and the earth was filled with violence. {6:12}
And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt;
{5:12} And Cainan lived seventy years, and begat for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth. {6:13}
Mahalaleel: {5:13} And Cainan lived after he begat And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come
Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons before me; for the earth is filled with violence through
and daughters: {5:14} And all the days of Cainan were nine them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.
hundred and ten years: and he died.
{6:14} Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt
{5:15} And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without
begat Jared: {5:16} And Mahalaleel lived after he begat with pitch. {6:15} And this [is the fashion] which thou shalt
Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and make it [of:] The length of the ark [shall be] three hundred
daughters: {5:17} And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it
hundred ninety and five years: and he died. thirty cubits. {6:16} A window shalt thou make to the ark,
and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the
{5:18} And Jared lived an hundred sixty and two years, ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; [with] lower, second,
and he begat Enoch: {5:19} And Jared lived after he begat and third [stories] shalt thou make it. {6:17} And, behold, I,
Enoch eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters: even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy
{5:20} And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty all flesh, wherein [is] the breath of life, from under heaven;
and two years: and he died. [and] every thing that [is] in the earth shall die. {6:18} But
with thee will I establish my covenant; and thou shalt come
{5:21} And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons’
Methuselah: {5:22} And Enoch walked with God after he wives with thee. {6:19} And of every living thing of all
begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and flesh, two of every [sort] shalt thou bring into the ark, to
daughters: {5:23} And all the days of Enoch were three keep [them] alive with thee; they shall be male and female.
hundred sixty and five years: {5:24} And Enoch walked {6:20} Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their
with God: and he [was] not; for God took him. {5:25} And kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two
Methuselah lived an hundred eighty and seven years, and of every [sort] shall come unto thee, to keep [them] alive.
begat Lamech: {5:26} And Methuselah lived after he begat {6:21} And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and
Lamech seven hundred eighty and two years, and begat sons thou shalt gather [it] to thee; and it shall be for food for
and daughters: {5:27} And all the days of Methuselah were thee, and for them. {6:22} Thus did Noah; according to all
nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died. that God commanded him, so did he.

{5:28} And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and two {7:1} And the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou and all
years, and begat a son: {5:29} And he called his name thy house into the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before
Noah, saying, This [same] shall comfort us concerning our me in this generation. {7:2} Of every clean beast thou shalt
work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the take to thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of
LORD hath cursed. {5:30} And Lamech lived after he begat beasts that [are] not clean by two, the male and his female.
Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons and {7:3} Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and the
daughters: {5:31} And all the days of Lamech were seven female; to keep seed alive upon the face of all the earth.
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{7:4} For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were
earth forty days and forty nights; and every living substance abated from off the face of the ground; {8:9} But the dove
that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto
earth. {7:5} And Noah did according unto all that the him into the ark, for the waters [were] on the face of the
LORD commanded him. {7:6} And Noah [was] six hundred whole earth: then he put forth his hand, and took her, and
years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth. pulled her in unto him into the ark. {8:10} And he stayed
yet other seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of
{7:7} And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and the ark; {8:11} And the dove came in to him in the evening;
his sons’ wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters and, lo, in her mouth [was] an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah
of the flood. {7:8} Of clean beasts, and of beasts that [are] knew that the waters were abated from off the earth. {8:12}
not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing that creepeth And he stayed yet other seven days; and sent forth the dove;
upon the earth, {7:9} There went in two and two unto Noah which returned not again unto him any more.
into the ark, the male and the female, as God had
commanded Noah. {7:10} And it came to pass after seven {8:13} And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first
days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth. year, in the first [month,] the first [day] of the month, the
waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed
{7:11} In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the face of
second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same the ground was dry. {8:14} And in the second month, on the
day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and seven and twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried.
the windows of heaven were opened. {7:12} And the rain
was upon the earth forty days and forty nights. {7:13} In the {8:15} And God spake unto Noah, saying, {8:16} Go
selfsame day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy
Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah’s wife, and the three sons’ wives with thee. {8:17} Bring forth with thee every
wives of his sons with them, into the ark; {7:14} They, and living thing that [is] with thee, of all flesh, [both] of fowl,
every beast after his kind, and all the cattle after their kind, and of cattle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon
and every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth after the earth; that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and
his kind, and every fowl after his kind, every bird of every be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth. {8:18} And Noah
sort. {7:15} And they went in unto Noah into the ark, two went forth, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons’ wives
and two of all flesh, wherein [is] the breath of life. {7:16} with him: {8:19} Every beast, every creeping thing, and
And they that went in, went in male and female of all flesh, every fowl, [and] whatsoever creepeth upon the earth, after
as God had commanded him: and the LORD shut him in. their kinds, went forth out of the ark.
{7:17} And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the
waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up {8:20} And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD; and
above the earth. {7:18} And the waters prevailed, and were took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and
increased greatly upon the earth; and the ark went upon the offered burnt offerings on the altar. {8:21} And the LORD
face of the waters. {7:19} And the waters prevailed smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I
exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that will not again curse the ground any more for man’s sake;
[were] under the whole heaven, were covered. {7:20} for the imagination of man’s heart [is] evil from his youth;
Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I
mountains were covered. {7:21} And all flesh died that have done. {8:22} While the earth remaineth, seedtime and
moved upon the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day
beast, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the and night shall not cease.
earth, and every man: {7:22} All in whose nostrils [was] the
breath of life, of all that [was] in the dry [land,] died. {7:23} {9:1} And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto
And every living substance was destroyed which was upon them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.
the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the {9:2} And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be
creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; and they were upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the
destroyed from the earth: and Noah only remained [alive,] air, upon all that moveth [upon] the earth, and upon all the
and they that [were] with him in the ark. {7:24} And the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered. {9:3}
waters prevailed upon the earth an hundred and fifty days. Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even
as the green herb have I given you all things. {9:4} But
{8:1} And God remembered Noah, and every living thing, flesh with the life thereof, [which is] the blood thereof, shall
and all the cattle that [was] with him in the ark: and God ye not eat. {9:5} And surely your blood of your lives will I
made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters require; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at
asswaged; {8:2} The fountains also of the deep and the the hand of man; at the hand of every man’s brother will I
windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven require the life of man. {9:6} Whoso sheddeth man’s blood,
was restrained; {8:3} And the waters returned from off the by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God
earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty made he man. {9:7} And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply;
days the waters were abated. {8:4} And the ark rested in the bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.
seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, upon
the mountains of Ararat. {8:5} And the waters decreased {9:8} And God spake unto Noah, and to his sons with
continually until the tenth month: in the tenth [month,] on him, saying, {9:9} And I, behold, I establish my covenant
the first [day] of the month, were the tops of the mountains with you, and with your seed after you; {9:10} And with
seen. every living creature that [is] with you, of the fowl, of the
cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you; from all that
{8:6} And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth. {9:11} And I
Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made: will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh
{8:7} And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall
fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth. {8:8} there any more be a flood to destroy the earth. {9:12} And
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God said, This [is] the token of the covenant which I make Girgasite, {10:17} And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the
between me and you and every living creature that [is] with Sinite, {10:18} And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and the
you, for perpetual generations: {9:13} I do set my bow in Hamathite: and afterward were the families of the
the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between Canaanites spread abroad. {10:19} And the border of the
me and the earth. {9:14} And it shall come to pass, when I Canaanites was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, unto
bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in Gaza; as thou goest, unto Sodom, and Gomorrah, and
the cloud: {9:15} And I will remember my covenant, which Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha. {10:20} These [are]
[is] between me and you and every living creature of all the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in
flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to their countries, [and] in their nations.
destroy all flesh. {9:16} And the bow shall be in the cloud;
and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting {10:21} Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of
covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were
that [is] upon the earth. {9:17} And God said unto Noah, [children] born. {10:22} The children of Shem; Elam, and
This [is] the token of the covenant, which I have established Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram. {10:23} And
between me and all flesh that [is] upon the earth. the children of Aram; Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Mash.
{10:24} And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah begat Eber.
{9:18} And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, {10:25} And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of
were Shem, and Ham, and Japheth: and Ham is the father of one [was] Peleg; for in his days was the earth divided; and
Canaan. {9:19} These [are] the three sons of Noah: and of his brother’s name [was] Joktan. {10:26} And Joktan begat
them was the whole earth overspread. {9:20} And Noah Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazar-maveth, and Jerah,
began [to be] an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard: {10:27} And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah, {10:28} And
{9:21} And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba, {10:29} And Ophir, and
was uncovered within his tent. {9:22} And Ham, the father Havilah, and Jobab: all these [were] the sons of Joktan.
of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two {10:30} And their dwelling was from Mesha, as thou goest
brethren without. {9:23} And Shem and Japheth took a unto Sephar a mount of the east. {10:31} These [are] the
garment, and laid [it] upon both their shoulders, and went sons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in
backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their lands, after their nations. {10:32} These [are] the
their faces [were] backward, and they saw not their father’s families of the sons of Noah, after their generations, in their
nakedness. {9:24} And Noah awoke from his wine, and nations: and by these were the nations divided in the earth
knew what his younger son had done unto him. {9:25} And after the flood.
he said, Cursed [be] Canaan; a servant of servants shall he
be unto his brethren. {9:26} And he said, Blessed [be] the {11:1} And the whole earth was of one language, and of
LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant. one speech. {11:2} And it came to pass, as they journeyed
{9:27} God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar;
tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant. and they dwelt there. {11:3} And they said one to another,
Go to, let us make brick, and burn them throughly. And they
{9:28} And Noah lived after the flood three hundred and had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter. {11:4}
fifty years. {9:29} And all the days of Noah were nine And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower,
hundred and fifty years: and he died. whose top [may reach] unto heaven; and let us make us a
name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the
{10:1} Now these [are] the generations of the sons of whole earth. {11:5} And the LORD came down to see the
Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and unto them were sons city and the tower, which the children of men builded.
born after the flood. {10:2} The sons of Japheth; Gomer, {11:6} And the LORD said, Behold, the people [is] one,
and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and and they have all one language; and this they begin to do:
Meshech, and Tiras. {10:3} And the sons of Gomer; and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they
Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah. {10:4} And the have imagined to do. {11:7} Go to, let us go down, and
sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim. there confound their language, that they may not understand
{10:5} By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in one another’s speech. {11:8} So the LORD scattered them
their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they
in their nations. left off to build the city. {11:9} Therefore is the name of it
called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the
{10:6} And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD
Phut, and Canaan. {10:7} And the sons of Cush; Seba, and scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.
Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtechah: and the
sons of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan. {10:8} And Cush begat {11:10} These [are] the generations of Shem: Shem [was]
Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth. {10:9} an hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after
He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is the flood: {11:11} And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad
said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD. five hundred years, and begat sons and daughters. {11:12}
{10:10} And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah:
Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar. {11:13} And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four
{10:11} Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.
Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah, {10:12} And {11:14} And Salah lived thirty years, and begat Eber:
Resen between Nineveh and Calah: the same [is] a great {11:15} And Salah lived after he begat Eber four hundred
city. {10:13} And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and and three years, and begat sons and daughters. {11:16} And
Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, {10:14} And Pathrusim, and Eber lived four and thirty years, and begat Peleg: {11:17}
Casluhim, (out of whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim. And Eber lived after he begat Peleg four hundred and thirty
years, and begat sons and daughters. {11:18} And Peleg
{10:15} And Canaan begat Sidon his firstborn, and Heth, lived thirty years, and begat Reu: {11:19} And Peleg lived
{10:16} And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the after he begat Reu two hundred and nine years, and begat
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sons and daughters. {11:20} And Reu lived two and thirty commended her before Pharaoh: and the woman was taken
years, and begat Serug: {11:21} And Reu lived after he into Pharaoh’s house. {12:16} And he entreated Abram well
begat Serug two hundred and seven years, and begat sons for her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he asses, and
and daughters. {11:22} And Serug lived thirty years, and menservants, and maidservants, and she asses, and camels.
begat Nahor: {11:23} And Serug lived after he begat Nahor {12:17} And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his house
two hundred years, and begat sons and daughters. {11:24} with great plagues because of Sarai Abram’s wife. {12:18}
And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat Terah: And Pharaoh called Abram, and said, What [is] this [that]
{11:25} And Nahor lived after he begat Terah an hundred thou hast done unto me? why didst thou not tell me that she
and nineteen years, and begat sons and daughters. {11:26} [was] thy wife? {12:19} Why saidst thou, She [is] my
And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, sister? so I might have taken her to me to wife: now
and Haran. therefore behold thy wife, take [her,] and go thy way.
{12:20} And Pharaoh commanded [his] men concerning
{11:27} Now these [are] the generations of Terah: Terah him: and they sent him away, and his wife, and all that he
begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot. had.
{11:28} And Haran died before his father Terah in the land
of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees. {11:29} And Abram {13:1} And Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his
and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abram’s wife wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the south.
[was] Sarai; and the name of Nahor’s wife, Milcah, the {13:2} And Abram [was] very rich in cattle, in silver, and in
daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father of gold. {13:3} And he went on his journeys from the south
Iscah. {11:30} But Sarai was barren; she [had] no child. even to Bethel, unto the place where his tent had been at the
{11:31} And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of beginning, between Bethel and Hai; {13:4} Unto the place
Haran his son’s son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son of the altar, which he had made there at the first: and there
Abram’s wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Abram called on the name of the LORD.
Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto
Haran, and dwelt there. {11:32} And the days of Terah {13:5} And Lot also, which went with Abram, had flocks,
were two hundred and five years: and Terah died in Haran. and herds, and tents. {13:6} And the land was not able to
bear them, that they might dwell together: for their
{12:1} Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out substance was great, so that they could not dwell together.
of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s {13:7} And there was a strife between the herdmen of
house, unto a land that I will shew thee: {12:2} And I will Abram’s cattle and the herdmen of Lot’s cattle: and the
make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelled then in the land. {13:8}
thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: {12:3} And I And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee,
will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy
thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. herdmen; for we [be] brethren. {13:9} [Is] not the whole
{12:4} So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if
him; and Lot went with him: and Abram [was] seventy and [thou wilt take] the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if
five years old when he departed out of Haran. {12:5} And [thou depart] to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother’s son, and {13:10} And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain
all their substance that they had gathered, and the souls that of Jordan, that it [was] well watered every where, before the
they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, [even] as the
land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they came. garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest
unto Zoar. {13:11} Then Lot chose him all the plain of
{12:6} And Abram passed through the land unto the place Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: and they separated
of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite themselves the one from the other. {13:12} Abram dwelled
[was] then in the land. {12:7} And the LORD appeared unto in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the cities of the
Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and plain, and pitched [his] tent toward Sodom. {13:13} But the
there builded he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared men of Sodom [were] wicked and sinners before the LORD
unto him. {12:8} And he removed from thence unto a exceedingly.
mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent,
[having] Bethel on the west, and Hai on the east: and there {13:14} And the LORD said unto Abram, after that Lot
he builded an altar unto the LORD, and called upon the was separated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look
name of the LORD. {12:9} And Abram journeyed, going on from the place where thou art northward, and southward,
still toward the south. and eastward, and westward: {13:15} For all the land which
thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever.
{12:10} And there was a famine in the land: and Abram {13:16} And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth:
went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine [was] so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, [then]
grievous in the land. {12:11} And it came to pass, when he shall thy seed also be numbered. {13:17} Arise, walk
was come near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto Sarai through the land in the length of it and in the breadth of it;
his wife, Behold now, I know that thou [art] a fair woman to for I will give it unto thee. {13:18} Then Abram removed
look upon: {12:12} Therefore it shall come to pass, when [his] tent, and came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which
the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, This [is] his [is] in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the LORD.
wife: and they will kill me, but they will save thee alive.
{12:13} Say, I pray thee, thou [art] my sister: that it may be {14:1} And it came to pass in the days of Amraphel king
well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of
thee. Elam, and Tidal king of nations; {14:2} [That these] made
war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of
{12:14} And it came to pass, that, when Abram was come Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of
into Egypt, the Egyptians beheld the woman that she [was] Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is Zoar. {14:3} All
very fair. {12:15} The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and these were joined together in the vale of Siddim, which is
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the salt sea. {14:4} Twelve years they served now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to
Chedorlaomer, and in the thirteenth year they rebelled. number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be.
{14:5} And in the fourteenth year came Chedorlaomer, and {15:6} And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to
the kings that [were] with him, and smote the Rephaims in him for righteousness. {15:7} And he said unto him, I [am]
Ashteroth Karnaim, and the Zuzims in Ham, and the Emims the LORD that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to
in Shaveh Kiriathaim, {14:6} And the Horites in their give thee this land to inherit it. {15:8} And he said, Lord
mount Seir, unto El-paran, which [is] by the wilderness. GOD, whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it? {15:9}
{14:7} And they returned, and came to En-mishpat, which And he said unto him, Take me an heifer of three years old,
[is] Kadesh, and smote all the country of the Amalekites, and a she goat of three years old, and a ram of three years
and also the Amorites that dwelt in Hazezon- tamar. {14:8} old, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon. {15:10} And he
And there went out the king of Sodom, and the king of took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst, and
Gomorrah, and the king of Admah, and the king of laid each piece one against another: but the birds divided he
Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (the same [is] Zoar;) and they not. {15:11} And when the fowls came down upon the
joined battle with them in the vale of Siddim; {14:9} With carcases, Abram drove them away. {15:12} And when the
Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, and with Tidal king of sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo,
nations, and Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of an horror of great darkness fell upon him. {15:13} And he
Ellasar; four kings with five. {14:10} And the vale of said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a
Siddim [was full of] slimepits; and the kings of Sodom and stranger in a land [that is] not theirs, and shall serve them;
Gomorrah fled, and fell there; and they that remained fled to and they shall afflict them four hundred years; {15:14} And
the mountain. {14:11} And they took all the goods of also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and
Sodom and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, and went their afterward shall they come out with great substance. {15:15}
way. {14:12} And they took Lot, Abram’s brother’s son, And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be
who dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, and departed. buried in a good old age. {15:16} But in the fourth
generation they shall come hither again: for the iniquity of
{14:13} And there came one that had escaped, and told the Amorites [is] not yet full. {15:17} And it came to pass,
Abram the Hebrew; for he dwelt in the plain of Mamre the that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a
Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and these smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between
[were] confederate with Abram. {14:14} And when Abram those pieces. {15:18} In the same day the LORD made a
heard that his brother was taken captive, he armed his covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given
trained [servants,] born in his own house, three hundred and this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the
eighteen, and pursued [them] unto Dan. {14:15} And he river Euphrates: {15:19} The Kenites, and the Kenizzites,
divided himself against them, he and his servants, by night, and the Kadmonites, {15:20} And the Hittites, and the
and smote them, and pursued them unto Hobah, which [is] Perizzites, and the Rephaims, {15:21} And the Amorites,
on the left hand of Damascus. {14:16} And he brought back and the Canaanites, and the Girgashites, and the Jebusites.
all the goods, and also brought again his brother Lot, and
his goods, and the women also, and the people. {16:1} Now Sarai Abram’s wife bare him no children:
and she had an handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name [was]
{14:17} And the king of Sodom went out to meet him Hagar. {16:2} And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the
after his return from the slaughter of Chedorlaomer, and of LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in
the kings that [were] with him, at the valley of Shaveh, unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her.
which [is] the king’s dale. {14:18} And Melchizedek king And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai. {16:3} And
of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he [was] the Sarai Abram’s wife took Hagar her maid the Egyptian, after
priest of the most high God. {14:19} And he blessed him, Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave
and said, Blessed [be] Abram of the most high God, her to her husband Abram to be his wife.
possessor of heaven and earth: {14:20} And blessed be the
most high God, which hath delivered thine enemies into thy {16:4} And he went in unto Hagar, and she conceived:
hand. And he gave him tithes of all. {14:21} And the king and when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was
of Sodom said unto Abram, Give me the persons, and take despised in her eyes. {16:5} And Sarai said unto Abram,
the goods to thyself. {14:22} And Abram said to the king of My wrong [be] upon thee: I have given my maid into thy
Sodom, I have lift up mine hand unto the LORD, the most bosom; and when she saw that she had conceived, I was
high God, the possessor of heaven and earth, {14:23} That I despised in her eyes: the LORD judge between me and thee.
will not [take] from a thread even to a shoelatchet, and that I {16:6} But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid [is] in
will not take any thing that [is] thine, lest thou shouldest thy hand; do to her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai dealt
say, I have made Abram rich: {14:24} Save only that which hardly with her, she fled from her face.
the young men have eaten, and the portion of the men which
went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre; let them take their {16:7} And the angel of the LORD found her by a
portion. fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the
way to Shur. {16:8} And he said, Hagar, Sarai’s maid,
{15:1} After these things the word of the LORD came whence camest thou? and whither wilt thou go? And she
unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I [am] thy said, I flee from the face of my mistress Sarai. {16:9} And
shield, [and] thy exceeding great reward. {15:2} And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Return to thy mistress,
Abram said, Lord GOD, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go and submit thyself under her hands. {16:10} And the angel
childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of of the LORD said unto her, I will multiply thy seed
Damascus? {15:3} And Abram said, Behold, to me thou exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.
hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine {16:11} And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Behold,
heir. {15:4} And, behold, the word of the LORD [came] thou [art] with child, and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his
unto him, saying, This shall not be thine heir; but he that name Ishmael; because the LORD hath heard thy affliction.
shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir. {16:12} And he will be a wild man; his hand [will be]
{15:5} And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look against every man, and every man’s hand against him; and
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he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren. {16:13} {17:23} And Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all that
And she called the name of the LORD that spake unto her, were born in his house, and all that were bought with his
Thou God seest me: for she said, Have I also here looked money, every male among the men of Abraham’s house;
after him that seeth me? {16:14} Wherefore the well was and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the selfsame
called Beer-lahai-roi; behold, [it is] between Kadesh and day, as God had said unto him. {17:24} And Abraham
Bered. [was] ninety years old and nine, when he was circumcised
in the flesh of his foreskin. {17:25} And Ishmael his son
{16:15} And Hagar bare Abram a son: and Abram called [was] thirteen years old, when he was circumcised in the
his son’s name, which Hagar bare, Ishmael. {16:16} And flesh of his foreskin. {17:26} In the selfsame day was
Abram [was] fourscore and six years old, when Hagar bare Abraham circumcised, and Ishmael his son. {17:27} And all
Ishmael to Abram. the men of his house, born in the house, and bought with
money of the stranger, were circumcised with him.
{17:1} And when Abram was ninety years old and nine,
the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I [am] the {18:1} And the LORD appeared unto him in the plains of
Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. {17:2} Mamre: and he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day;
And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and {18:2} And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three
will multiply thee exceedingly. {17:3} And Abram fell on men stood by him: and when he saw [them,] he ran to meet
his face: and God talked with him, saying, {17:4} As for them from the tent door, and bowed himself toward the
me, behold, my covenant [is] with thee, and thou shalt be a ground, {18:3} And said, My Lord, if now I have found
father of many nations. {17:5} Neither shall thy name any favour in thy sight, pass not away, I pray thee, from thy
more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for servant: {18:4} Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and
a father of many nations have I made thee. {17:6} And I wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree: {18:5}
will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations And I will fetch a morsel of bread, and comfort ye your
of thee, and kings shall come out of thee. {17:7} And I will hearts; after that ye shall pass on: for therefore are ye come
establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed to your servant. And they said, So do, as thou hast said.
after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to {18:6} And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah, and
be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee. {17:8} And I said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal,
will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land knead [it,] and make cakes upon the hearth. {18:7} And
wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an Abraham ran unto the herd, and fetcht a calf tender and
everlasting possession; and I will be their God. good, and gave [it] unto a young man; and he hasted to
dress it. {18:8} And he took butter, and milk, and the calf
{17:9} And God said unto Abraham, Thou shalt keep my which he had dressed, and set [it] before them; and he stood
covenant therefore, thou, and thy seed after thee in their by them under the tree, and they did eat.
generations. {17:10} This [is] my covenant, which ye shall
keep, between me and you and thy seed after thee; Every {18:9} And they said unto him, Where [is] Sarah thy
man child among you shall be circumcised. {17:11} And ye wife? And he said, Behold, in the tent. {18:10} And he said,
shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be a I will certainly return unto thee according to the time of life;
token of the covenant betwixt me and you. {17:12} And he and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And Sarah heard
that is eight days old shall be circumcised among you, every [it] in the tent door, which [was] behind him. {18:11} Now
man child in your generations, he that is born in the house, Abraham and Sarah [were] old [and] well stricken in age;
or bought with money of any stranger, which [is] not of thy [and] it ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women.
seed. {17:13} He that is born in thy house, and he that is {18:12} Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying,
bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised: and my After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being
covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant. old also? {18:13} And the LORD said unto Abraham,
{17:14} And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a
his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off child, which am old? {18:14} Is any thing too hard for the
from his people; he hath broken my covenant. LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee,
according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.
{17:15} And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy {18:15} Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she
wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah [shall] was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.
her name [be. ]{17:16} And I will bless her, and give thee a
son also of her: yea, I will bless her, and she shall be [a {18:16} And the men rose up from thence, and looked
mother] of nations; kings of people shall be of her. {17:17} toward Sodom: and Abraham went with them to bring them
Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in on the way. {18:17} And the LORD said, Shall I hide from
his heart, Shall [a child] be born unto him that is an hundred Abraham that thing which I do; {18:18} Seeing that
years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear? Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation,
{17:18} And Abraham said unto God, O that Ishmael might and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?
live before thee! {17:19} And God said, Sarah thy wife {18:19} For I know him, that he will command his children
shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of
Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an the LORD, to do justice and judgment; that the LORD may
everlasting covenant, [and] with his seed after him. {17:20} bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.
And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have {18:20} And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and
blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous;
him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will {18:21} I will go down now, and see whether they have
make him a great nation. {17:21} But my covenant will I done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come
establish with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear unto thee at this unto me; and if not, I will know. {18:22} And the men
set time in the next year. {17:22} And he left off talking turned their faces from thence, and went toward Sodom: but
with him, and God went up from Abraham. Abraham stood yet before the LORD. {18:23} And
Abraham drew near, and said, Wilt thou also destroy the
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righteous with the wicked? {18:24} Peradventure there be went out, and spake unto his sons in law, which married his
fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy and not daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place; for the
spare the place for the fifty righteous that [are] therein? LORD will destroy this city. But he seemed as one that
{18:25} That be far from thee to do after this manner, to mocked unto his sons in law.
slay the righteous with the wicked: and that the righteous
should be as the wicked, that be far from thee: Shall not the {19:15} And when the morning arose, then the angels
Judge of all the earth do right? {18:26} And the LORD hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two
said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I daughters, which are here; lest thou be consumed in the
will spare all the place for their sakes. {18:27} And iniquity of the city. {19:16} And while he lingered, the men
Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and
upon me to speak unto the Lord, which [am but] dust and upon the hand of his two daughters; the LORD being
ashes: {18:28} Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him
righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for [lack of] five? without the city.
And he said, If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy
[it. ]{18:29} And he spake unto him yet again, and said, {19:17} And it came to pass, when they had brought them
Peradventure there shall be forty found there. And he said, I forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; look not
will not do [it] for forty’s sake. {18:30} And he said [unto behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the
him,] Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak: mountain, lest thou be consumed. {19:18} And Lot said
Peradventure there shall thirty be found there. And he said, I unto them, Oh, not so, my Lord: {19:19} Behold now, thy
will not do [it,] if I find thirty there. {18:31} And he said, servant hath found grace in thy sight, and thou hast
Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord: magnified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed unto me in
Peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, saving my life; and I cannot escape to the mountain, lest
I will not destroy [it] for twenty’s sake. {18:32} And he some evil take me, and I die: {19:20} Behold now, this city
said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but is near to flee unto, and it is a little one: Oh, let me escape
this once: Peradventure ten shall be found there. And he thither, ([is] it not a little one?) and my soul shall live.
said, I will not destroy [it] for ten’s sake. {18:33} And the {19:21} And he said unto him, See, I have accepted thee
LORD went his way, as soon as he had left communing concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow this
with Abraham: and Abraham returned unto his place. city, for the which thou hast spoken. {19:22} Haste thee,
escape thither; for I cannot do any thing till thou be come
{19:1} And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and thither. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.
Lot sat in the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing [them] rose up
to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face toward {19:23} The sun was risen upon the earth when Lot
the ground; {19:2} And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn entered into Zoar. {19:24} Then the LORD rained upon
in, I pray you, into your servant’s house, and tarry all night, Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the
and wash your feet, and ye shall rise up early, and go on LORD out of heaven; {19:25} And he overthrew those
your ways. And they said, Nay; but we will abide in the cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities,
street all night. {19:3} And he pressed upon them greatly; and that which grew upon the ground.
and they turned in unto him, and entered into his house; and
he made them a feast, and did bake unleavened bread, and {19:26} But his wife looked back from behind him, and
they did eat. she became a pillar of salt.

{19:4} But before they lay down, the men of the city, {19:27} And Abraham gat up early in the morning to the
[even] the men of Sodom, compassed the house round, both place where he stood before the LORD: {19:28} And he
old and young, all the people from every quarter: {19:5} looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the
And they called unto Lot, and said unto him, Where [are] land of the plain, and beheld, and, lo, the smoke of the
the men which came in to thee this night? bring them out country went up as the smoke of a furnace.
unto us, that we may know them. {19:6} And Lot went out
at the door unto them, and shut the door after him, {19:7} {19:29} And it came to pass, when God destroyed the
And said, I pray you, brethren, do not so wickedly. {19:8} cities of the plain, that God remembered Abraham, and sent
Behold now, I have two daughters which have not known Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when he overthrew
man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, and do ye the cities in the which Lot dwelt.
to them as [is] good in your eyes: only unto these men do
nothing; for therefore came they under the shadow of my {19:30} And Lot went up out of Zoar, and dwelt in the
roof. {19:9} And they said, Stand back. And they said mountain, and his two daughters with him; for he feared to
[again,] This one [fellow] came in to sojourn, and he will dwell in Zoar: and he dwelt in a cave, he and his two
needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with thee, than daughters. {19:31} And the firstborn said unto the younger,
with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, [even] Lot, Our father [is] old, and [there is] not a man in the earth to
and came near to break the door. {19:10} But the men put come in unto us after the manner of all the earth: {19:32}
forth their hand, and pulled Lot into the house to them, and Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie
shut to the door. {19:11} And they smote the men that with him, that we may preserve seed of our father. {19:33}
[were] at the door of the house with blindness, both small And they made their father drink wine that night: and the
and great: so that they wearied themselves to find the door. firstborn went in, and lay with her father; and he perceived
not when she lay down, nor when she arose. {19:34} And it
{19:12} And the men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any came to pass on the morrow, that the firstborn said unto the
besides? son in law, and thy sons, and thy daughters, and younger, Behold, I lay yesternight with my father: let us
whatsoever thou hast in the city, bring [them] out of this make him drink wine this night also; and go thou in, [and]
place: {19:13} For we will destroy this place, because the lie with him, that we may preserve seed of our father.
cry of them is waxen great before the face of the LORD; {19:35} And they made their father drink wine that night
and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it. {19:14} And Lot also: and the younger arose, and lay with him; and he
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perceived not when she lay down, nor when she arose. {21:6} And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, [so
{19:36} Thus were both the daughters of Lot with child by that] all that hear will laugh with me. {21:7} And she said,
their father. {19:37} And the firstborn bare a son, and called Who would have said unto Abraham, that Sarah should
his name Moab: the same [is] the father of the Moabites have given children suck? for I have born [him] a son in his
unto this day. {19:38} And the younger, she also bare a son, old age. {21:8} And the child grew, and was weaned: and
and called his name Benammi: the same [is] the father of Abraham made a great feast the [same] day that Isaac was
the children of Ammon unto this day. weaned.

{20:1} And Abraham journeyed from thence toward the {21:9} And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian,
south country, and dwelled between Kadesh and Shur, and which she had born unto Abraham, mocking. {21:10}
sojourned in Gerar. {20:2} And Abraham said of Sarah his Wherefore she said unto Abraham, Cast out this
wife, She [is] my sister: and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, bondwoman and her son: for the son of this bondwoman
and took Sarah. {20:3} But God came to Abimelech in a shall not be heir with my son, [even] with Isaac. {21:11}
dream by night, and said to him, Behold, thou [art but] a And the thing was very grievous in Abraham’s sight
dead man, for the woman which thou hast taken; for she [is] because of his son.
a man’s wife. {20:4} But Abimelech had not come near her:
and he said, Lord, wilt thou slay also a righteous nation? {21:12} And God said unto Abraham, Let it not be
{20:5} Said he not unto me, She [is] my sister? and she, grievous in thy sight because of the lad, and because of thy
even she herself said, He [is] my brother: in the integrity of bondwoman; in all that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken
my heart and innocency of my hands have I done this. unto her voice; for in Isaac shall thy seed be called. {21:13}
{20:6} And God said unto him in a dream, Yea, I know that And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation,
thou didst this in the integrity of thy heart; for I also because he [is] thy seed. {21:14} And Abraham rose up
withheld thee from sinning against me: therefore suffered I early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water,
thee not to touch her. {20:7} Now therefore restore the man and gave [it] unto Hagar, putting [it] on her shoulder, and
[his] wife; for he [is] a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and
and thou shalt live: and if thou restore [her] not, know thou wandered in the wilderness of Beer-sheba. {21:15} And the
that thou shalt surely die, thou, and all that [are] thine. water was spent in the bottle, and she cast the child under
{20:8} Therefore Abimelech rose early in the morning, and one of the shrubs. {21:16} And she went, and sat her down
called all his servants, and told all these things in their ears: over against [him] a good way off, as it were a bowshot: for
and the men were sore afraid. {20:9} Then Abimelech she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat
called Abraham, and said unto him, What hast thou done over against [him,] and lift up her voice, and wept. {21:17}
unto us? and what have I offended thee, that thou hast And God heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God
brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? thou hast called Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth
done deeds unto me that ought not to be done. {20:10} And thee, Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the
Abimelech said unto Abraham, What sawest thou, that thou lad where he [is. ]{21:18} Arise, lift up the lad, and hold
hast done this thing? {20:11} And Abraham said, Because I him in thine hand; for I will make him a great nation.
thought, Surely the fear of God [is] not in this place; and {21:19} And God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of
they will slay me for my wife’s sake. {20:12} And yet water; and she went, and filled the bottle with water, and
indeed [she is] my sister; she [is] the daughter of my father, gave the lad drink. {21:20} And God was with the lad; and
but not the daughter of my mother; and she became my he grew, and dwelt in the wilderness, and became an archer.
wife. {20:13} And it came to pass, when God caused me to {21:21} And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his
wander from my father’s house, that I said unto her, This mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
[is] thy kindness which thou shalt shew unto me; at every
place whither we shall come, say of me, He [is] my brother. {21:22} And it came to pass at that time, that Abimelech
{20:14} And Abimelech took sheep, and oxen, and and Phichol the chief captain of his host spake unto
menservants, and womenservants, and gave [them] unto Abraham, saying, God [is] with thee in all that thou doest:
Abraham, and restored him Sarah his wife. {20:15} And {21:23} Now therefore swear unto me here by God that
Abimelech said, Behold, my land [is] before thee: dwell thou wilt not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor
where it pleaseth thee. {20:16} And unto Sarah he said, with my son’s son: [but] according to the kindness that I
Behold, I have given thy brother a thousand [pieces] of have done unto thee, thou shalt do unto me, and to the land
silver: behold, he [is] to thee a covering of the eyes, unto all wherein thou hast sojourned. {21:24} And Abraham said, I
that [are] with thee, and with all [other:] thus she was will swear. {21:25} And Abraham reproved Abimelech
reproved. because of a well of water, which Abimelech’s servants had
violently taken away. {21:26} And Abimelech said, I wot
{20:17} So Abraham prayed unto God: and God healed not who hath done this thing: neither didst thou tell me,
Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they neither yet heard I [of it,] but to day. {21:27} And Abraham
bare [children. ]{20:18} For the LORD had fast closed up took sheep and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech; and
all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah both of them made a covenant. {21:28} And Abraham set
Abraham’s wife. seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves. {21:29} And
Abimelech said unto Abraham, What [mean] these seven
{21:1} And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and ewe lambs which thou hast set by themselves? {21:30} And
the LORD did unto Sarah as he had spoken. {21:2} For he said, For [these] seven ewe lambs shalt thou take of my
Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at hand, that they may be a witness unto me, that I have digged
the set time of which God had spoken to him. {21:3} And this well. {21:31} Wherefore he called that place Beer-
Abraham called the name of his son that was born unto him, sheba; because there they sware both of them. {21:32} Thus
whom Sarah bare to him, Isaac. {21:4} And Abraham they made a covenant at Beer-sheba: then Abimelech rose
circumcised his son Isaac being eight days old, as God had up, and Phichol the chief captain of his host, and they
commanded him. {21:5} And Abraham was an hundred returned into the land of the Philistines.
years old, when his son Isaac was born unto him.
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{21:33} And [Abraham] planted a grove in Beer-sheba, {23:1} And Sarah was an hundred and seven and twenty
and called there on the name of the LORD, the everlasting years old: [these were] the years of the life of Sarah. {23:2}
God. {21:34} And Abraham sojourned in the Philistines’ And Sarah died in Kirjath-arba; the same [is] Hebron in the
land many days. land of Canaan: and Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and
to weep for her.
{22:1} And it came to pass after these things, that God did
tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, {23:3} And Abraham stood up from before his dead, and
Behold, [here] I [am. ]{22:2} And he said, Take now thy spake unto the sons of Heth, saying, {23:4} I [am] a
son, thine only [son] Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee stranger and a sojourner with you: give me a possession of a
into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt buryingplace with you, that I may bury my dead out of my
offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of. sight. {23:5} And the children of Heth answered Abraham,
saying unto him, {23:6} Hear us, my lord: thou [art] a
{22:3} And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and mighty prince among us: in the choice of our sepulchres
saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, bury thy dead; none of us shall withhold from thee his
and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, sepulchre, but that thou mayest bury thy dead. {23:7} And
and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told Abraham stood up, and bowed himself to the people of the
him. {22:4} Then on the third day Abraham lifted up his land, [even] to the children of Heth. {23:8} And he
eyes, and saw the place afar off. {22:5} And Abraham said communed with them, saying, If it be your mind that I
unto his young men, Abide ye here with the ass; and I and should bury my dead out of my sight; hear me, and intreat
the lad will go yonder and worship, and come again to you, for me to Ephron the son of Zohar, {23:9} That he may give
{22:6} And Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering, me the cave of Machpelah, which he hath, which [is] in the
and laid [it] upon Isaac his son; and he took the fire in his end of his field; for as much money as it is worth he shall
hand, and a knife; and they went both of them together. give it me for a possession of a buryingplace amongst you.
{22:7} And Isaac spake unto Abraham his father, and said, {23:10} And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth: and
My father: and he said, Here [am] I, my son. And he said, Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the
Behold the fire and the wood: but where [is] the lamb for a children of Heth, [even] of all that went in at the gate of his
burnt offering? {22:8} And Abraham said, My son, God city, saying, {23:11} Nay, my lord, hear me: the field give I
will provide himself a lamb for a burnt offering: so they thee, and the cave that [is] therein, I give it thee; in the
went both of them together. {22:9} And they came to the presence of the sons of my people give I it thee: bury thy
place which God had told him of; and Abraham built an dead. {23:12} And Abraham bowed down himself before
altar there, and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his the people of the land. {23:13} And he spake unto Ephron
son, and laid him on the altar upon the wood. {22:10} And in the audience of the people of the land, saying, But if thou
Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay [wilt give it,] I pray thee, hear me: I will give thee money
his son. {22:11} And the angel of the LORD called unto for the field; take [it] of me, and I will bury my dead there.
him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he {23:14} And Ephron answered Abraham, saying unto him,
said, Here [am] I. {22:12} And he said, Lay not thine hand {23:15} My lord, hearken unto me: the land [is worth] four
upon the lad, neither do thou any thing unto him: for now I hundred shekels of silver; what [is] that betwixt me and
know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thee? bury therefore thy dead. {23:16} And Abraham
thy son, thine only [son] from me. {22:13} And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron
lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind [him] a the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons
ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current [money]
took the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering in the with the merchant.
stead of his son. {22:14} And Abraham called the name of
that place Jehovah-jireh: as it is said [to] this day, In the {23:17} And the field of Ephron, which [was] in
mount of the LORD it shall be seen. Machpelah, which [was] before Mamre, the field, and the
cave which [was] therein, and all the trees that [were] in the
{22:15} And the angel of the LORD called unto Abraham field, that [were] in all the borders round about, were made
out of heaven the second time, {22:16} And said, By myself sure {23:18} Unto Abraham for a possession in the
have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because thou hast done presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at
this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only [son: the gate of his city. {23:19} And after this, Abraham buried
]{22:17} That in blessing I will bless thee, and in Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah before
multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the Mamre: the same [is] Hebron in the land of Canaan.
heaven, and as the sand which [is] upon the sea shore; and {23:20} And the field, and the cave that [is] therein, were
thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies; {22:18} And made sure unto Abraham for a possession of a buryingplace
in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; by the sons of Heth.
because thou hast obeyed my voice. {22:19} So Abraham
returned unto his young men, and they rose up and went {24:1} And Abraham was old, [and] well stricken in age:
together to Beer-sheba; and Abraham dwelt at Beer-sheba. and the LORD had blessed Abraham in all things. {24:2}
And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that
{22:20} And it came to pass after these things, that it was ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under
told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she hath also born my thigh: {24:3} And I will make thee swear by the LORD,
children unto thy brother Nahor; {22:21} Huz his firstborn, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that thou shalt
and Buz his brother, and Kemuel the father of Aram, not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the
{22:22} And Chesed, and Hazo, and Pildash, and Jidlaph, Canaanites, among whom I dwell: {24:4} But thou shalt go
and Bethuel. {22:23} And Bethuel begat Rebekah: these unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto
eight Milcah did bear to Nahor, Abraham’s brother. {22:24} my son Isaac. {24:5} And the servant said unto him,
And his concubine, whose name [was] Reumah, she bare Peradventure the woman will not be willing to follow me
also Tebah, and Gaham, and Thahash, and Maachah. unto this land: must I needs bring thy son again unto the
land from whence thou camest? {24:6} And Abraham said
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unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not my son thither bracelets upon his sister’s hands, and when he heard the
again. words of Rebekah his sister, saying, Thus spake the man
unto me; that he came unto the man; and, behold, he stood
{24:7} The LORD God of heaven, which took me from by the camels at the well. {24:31} And he said, Come in,
my father’s house, and from the land of my kindred, and thou blessed of the LORD; wherefore standest thou
which spake unto me, and that sware unto me, saying, Unto without? for I have prepared the house, and room for the
thy seed will I give this land; he shall send his angel before camels.
thee, and thou shalt take a wife unto my son from thence.
{24:8} And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, {24:32} And the man came into the house: and he
then thou shalt be clear from this my oath: only bring not ungirded his camels, and gave straw and provender for the
my son thither again. {24:9} And the servant put his hand camels, and water to wash his feet, and the men’s feet that
under the thigh of Abraham his master, and sware to him [were] with him. {24:33} And there was set [meat] before
concerning that matter. him to eat: but he said, I will not eat, until I have told mine
errand. And he said, Speak on. {24:34} And he said, I [am]
{24:10} And the servant took ten camels of the camels of Abraham’s servant. {24:35} And the LORD hath blessed
his master, and departed; for all the goods of his master my master greatly; and he is become great: and he hath
[were] in his hand: and he arose, and went to Mesopotamia, given him flocks, and herds, and silver, and gold, and
unto the city of Nahor. {24:11} And he made his camels to menservants, and maidservants, and camels, and asses.
kneel down without the city by a well of water at the time of {24:36} And Sarah my master’s wife bare a son to my
the evening, [even] the time that women go out to draw master when she was old: and unto him hath he given all
[water. ]{24:12} And he said, O LORD God of my master that he hath. {24:37} And my master made me swear,
Abraham, I pray thee, send me good speed this day, and saying, Thou shalt not take a wife to my son of the
shew kindness unto my master Abraham. {24:13} Behold, I daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell: {24:38}
stand [here] by the well of water; and the daughters of the But thou shalt go unto my father’s house, and to my
men of the city come out to draw water: {24:14} And let it kindred, and take a wife unto my son. {24:39} And I said
come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down unto my master, Peradventure the woman will not follow
thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink; and she shall say, me. {24:40} And he said unto me, The LORD, before
Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also: [let the same whom I walk, will send his angel with thee, and prosper thy
be] she [that] thou hast appointed for thy servant Isaac; and way; and thou shalt take a wife for my son of my kindred,
thereby shall I know that thou hast shewed kindness unto and of my father’s house: {24:41} Then shalt thou be clear
my master. from [this] my oath, when thou comest to my kindred; and
if they give not thee [one,] thou shalt be clear from my oath.
{24:15} And it came to pass, before he had done {24:42} And I came this day unto the well, and said, O
speaking, that, behold, Rebekah came out, who was born to LORD God of my master Abraham, if now thou do prosper
Bethuel, son of Milcah, the wife of Nahor, Abraham’s my way which I go; {24:43} Behold, I stand by the well of
brother, with her pitcher upon her shoulder. {24:16} And water; and it shall come to pass, that when the virgin
the damsel [was] very fair to look upon, a virgin, neither cometh forth to draw [water,] and I say to her, Give me, I
had any man known her: and she went down to the well, pray thee, a little water of thy pitcher to drink; {24:44} And
and filled her pitcher, and came up. {24:17} And the she say to me, Both drink thou, and I will also draw for thy
servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink camels: [let] the same [be] the woman whom the LORD
a little water of thy pitcher. {24:18} And she said, Drink, hath appointed out for my master’s son. {24:45} And before
my lord: and she hasted, and let down her pitcher upon her I had done speaking in mine heart, behold, Rebekah came
hand, and gave him drink. {24:19} And when she had done forth with her pitcher on her shoulder; and she went down
giving him drink, she said, I will draw [water] for thy unto the well, and drew [water:] and I said unto her, Let me
camels also, until they have done drinking. {24:20} And she drink, I pray thee. {24:46} And she made haste, and let
hasted, and emptied her pitcher into the trough, and ran down her pitcher from her [shoulder,] and said, Drink, and I
again unto the well to draw [water,] and drew for all his will give thy camels drink also: so I drank, and she made
camels. {24:21} And the man wondering at her held his the camels drink also. {24:47} And I asked her, and said,
peace, to wit whether the LORD had made his journey Whose daughter [art] thou? And she said, The daughter of
prosperous or not. {24:22} And it came to pass, as the Bethuel, Nahor’s son, whom Milcah bare unto him: and I
camels had done drinking, that the man took a golden put the earring upon her face, and the bracelets upon her
earring of half a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands. {24:48} And I bowed down my head, and
hands of ten [shekels] weight of gold; {24:23} And said, worshipped the LORD, and blessed the LORD God of my
Whose daughter [art] thou? tell me, I pray thee: is there master Abraham, which had led me in the right way to take
room [in] thy father’s house for us to lodge in? {24:24} And my master’s brother’s daughter unto his son. {24:49} And
she said unto him, I [am] the daughter of Bethuel the son of now if ye will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell me:
Milcah, which she bare unto Nahor. {24:25} She said and if not, tell me; that I may turn to the right hand, or to the
moreover unto him, We have both straw and provender left. {24:50} Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said,
enough, and room to lodge in. {24:26} And the man bowed The thing proceedeth from the LORD: we cannot speak
down his head, and worshipped the LORD. {24:27} And he unto thee bad or good. {24:51} Behold, Rebekah [is] before
said, Blessed [be] the LORD God of my master Abraham, thee, take [her,] and go, and let her be thy master’s son’s
who hath not left destitute my master of his mercy and his wife, as the LORD hath spoken. {24:52} And it came to
truth: I [being] in the way, the LORD led me to the house of pass, that, when Abraham’s servant heard their words, he
my master’s brethren. {24:28} And the damsel ran, and told worshipped the LORD, [bowing himself] to the earth.
[them of] her mother’s house these things. {24:53} And the servant brought forth jewels of silver, and
jewels of gold, and raiment, and gave [them] to Rebekah: he
{24:29} And Rebekah had a brother, and his name [was] gave also to her brother and to her mother precious things.
Laban: and Laban ran out unto the man, unto the well. {24:54} And they did eat and drink, he and the men that
{24:30} And it came to pass, when he saw the earring and [were] with him, and tarried all night; and they rose up in
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the morning, and he said, Send me away unto my master. {25:17} And these [are] the years of the life of Ishmael, an
{24:55} And her brother and her mother said, Let the hundred and thirty and seven years: and he gave up the
damsel abide with us [a few] days, at the least ten; after that ghost and died; and was gathered unto his people. {25:18}
she shall go. {24:56} And he said unto them, Hinder me And they dwelt from Havilah unto Shur, that [is] before
not, seeing the LORD hath prospered my way; send me Egypt, as thou goest toward Assyria: [and] he died in the
away that I may go to my master. {24:57} And they said, presence of all his brethren.
We will call the damsel, and enquire at her mouth. {24:58}
And they called Rebekah, and said unto her, Wilt thou go {25:19} And these [are] the generations of Isaac,
with this man? And she said, I will go. {24:59} And they Abraham’s son: Abraham begat Isaac: {25:20} And Isaac
sent away Rebekah their sister, and her nurse, and was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the
Abraham’s servant, and his men. {24:60} And they blessed daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padan-aram, the sister to
Rebekah, and said unto her, Thou [art] our sister, be thou Laban the Syrian. {25:21} And Isaac intreated the LORD
[the mother] of thousands of millions, and let thy seed for his wife, because she [was] barren: and the LORD was
possess the gate of those which hate them. intreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived. {25:22}
And the children struggled together within her; and she said,
{24:61} And Rebekah arose, and her damsels, and they If [it be] so, why [am] I thus? And she went to enquire of
rode upon the camels, and followed the man: and the the LORD. {25:23} And the LORD said unto her, Two
servant took Rebekah, and went his way. {24:62} And Isaac nations [are] in thy womb, and two manner of people shall
came from the way of the well Lahai-roi; for he dwelt in the be separated from thy bowels; and [the one] people shall be
south country. {24:63} And Isaac went out to meditate in stronger than [the other] people; and the elder shall serve
the field at the eventide: and he lifted up his eyes, and saw, the younger.
and, behold, the camels [were] coming. {24:64} And
Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac, she {25:24} And when her days to be delivered were fulfilled,
lighted off the camel. {24:65} For she [had] said unto the behold, [there were] twins in her womb. {25:25} And the
servant, What man [is] this that walketh in the field to meet first came out red, all over like an hairy garment; and they
us? And the servant [had] said, It [is] my master: therefore called his name Esau. {25:26} And after that came his
she took a vail, and covered herself. {24:66} And the brother out, and his hand took hold on Esau’s heel; and his
servant told Isaac all things that he had done. {24:67} And name was called Jacob: and Isaac [was] threescore years old
Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah’s tent, and took when she bare them. {25:27} And the boys grew: and Esau
Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob [was] a
Isaac was comforted after his mother’s [death. plain man, dwelling in tents. {25:28} And Isaac loved Esau,
because he did eat of [his] venison: but Rebekah loved
]{25:1} Then again Abraham took a wife, and her name Jacob.
[was] Keturah. {25:2} And she bare him Zimran, and
Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. {25:29} And Jacob sod pottage: and Esau came from the
{25:3} And Jokshan begat Sheba, and Dedan. And the sons field, and he [was] faint: {25:30} And Esau said to Jacob,
of Dedan were Asshurim, and Letushim, and Leummim. Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red [pottage;] for I
{25:4} And the sons of Midian; Ephah, and Epher, and [am] faint: therefore was his name called Edom. {25:31}
Hanoch, and Abidah, and Eldaah. All these [were] the And Jacob said, Sell me this day thy birthright. {25:32}
children of Keturah. And Esau said, Behold, I [am] at the point to die: and what
profit shall this birthright do to me? {25:33} And Jacob
{25:5} And Abraham gave all that he had unto Isaac. said, Swear to me this day; and he sware unto him: and he
{25:6} But unto the sons of the concubines, which Abraham sold his birthright unto Jacob. {25:34} Then Jacob gave
had, Abraham gave gifts, and sent them away from Isaac his Esau bread and pottage of lentiles; and he did eat and drink,
son, while he yet lived, eastward, unto the east country. and rose up, and went his way: thus Esau despised [his]
{25:7} And these [are] the days of the years of Abraham’s birthright.
life which he lived, an hundred threescore and fifteen years.
{25:8} Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good {26:1} And there was a famine in the land, beside the first
old age, an old man, and full [of years;] and was gathered to famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went
his people. {25:9} And his sons Isaac and Ishmael buried unto Abimelech king of the Philistines unto Gerar. {26:2}
him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron the son And the LORD appeared unto him, and said, Go not down
of Zohar the Hittite, which [is] before Mamre; {25:10} The into Egypt; dwell in the land which I shall tell thee of:
field which Abraham purchased of the sons of Heth: there {26:3} Sojourn in this land, and I will be with thee, and will
was Abraham buried, and Sarah his wife. bless thee; for unto thee, and unto thy seed, I will give all
these countries, and I will perform the oath which I sware
{25:11} And it came to pass after the death of Abraham, unto Abraham thy father; {26:4} And I will make thy seed
that God blessed his son Isaac; and Isaac dwelt by the well to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy
Lahai-roi. seed all these countries; and in thy seed shall all the nations
of the earth be blessed; {26:5} Because that Abraham
{25:12} Now these [are] the generations of Ishmael, obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments,
Abraham’s son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah’s my statutes, and my laws.
handmaid, bare unto Abraham: {25:13} And these [are] the
names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, according to {26:6} And Isaac dwelt in Gerar: {26:7} And the men of
their generations: the firstborn of Ishmael, Nebajoth; and the place asked [him] of his wife; and he said, She [is] my
Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam, {25:14} And Mishma, and sister: for he feared to say, [She is] my wife; lest, [said he,]
Dumah, and Massa, {25:15} Hadar, and Tema, Jetur, the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah; because
Naphish, and Kedemah: {25:16} These [are] the sons of she [was] fair to look upon. {26:8} And it came to pass,
Ishmael, and these [are] their names, by their towns, and by when he had been there a long time, that Abimelech king of
their castles; twelve princes according to their nations. the Philistines looked out at a window, and saw, and,
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behold, Isaac [was] sporting with Rebekah his wife. {26:9} of mind unto Isaac and to Rebekah.
And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, of a surety
she [is] thy wife: and how saidst thou, She [is] my sister? {27:1} And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and
And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, Lest I die for her. his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau
{26:10} And Abimelech said, What [is] this thou hast done his eldest son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto
unto us? one of the people might lightly have lien with thy him, Behold, [here am] I. {27:2} And he said, Behold now,
wife, and thou shouldest have brought guiltiness upon us. I am old, I know not the day of my death: {27:3} Now
{26:11} And Abimelech charged all [his] people, saying, therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy
He that toucheth this man or his wife shall surely be put to bow, and go out to the field, and take me [some] venison;
death. {26:12} Then Isaac sowed in that land, and received {27:4} And make me savoury meat, such as I love, and
in the same year an hundredfold: and the LORD blessed bring [it] to me, that I may eat; that my soul may bless thee
him. {26:13} And the man waxed great, and went forward, before I die. {27:5} And Rebekah heard when Isaac spake
and grew until he became very great: {26:14} For he had to Esau his son. And Esau went to the field to hunt [for]
possession of flocks, and possession of herds, and great venison, [and] to bring [it.
store of servants: and the Philistines envied him. {26:15}
For all the wells which his father’s servants had digged in ]{27:6} And Rebekah spake unto Jacob her son, saying,
the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines had stopped Behold, I heard thy father speak unto Esau thy brother,
them, and filled them with earth. {26:16} And Abimelech saying, {27:7} Bring me venison, and make me savoury
said unto Isaac, Go from us; for thou art much mightier than meat, that I may eat, and bless thee before the LORD before
we. my death. {27:8} Now therefore, my son, obey my voice
according to that which I command thee. {27:9} Go now to
{26:17} And Isaac departed thence, and pitched his tent in the flock, and fetch me from thence two good kids of the
the valley of Gerar, and dwelt there. {26:18} And Isaac goats; and I will make them savoury meat for thy father,
digged again the wells of water, which they had digged in such as he loveth: {27:10} And thou shalt bring [it] to thy
the days of Abraham his father; for the philistines had father, that he may eat, and that he may bless thee before his
stopped them after the death of Abraham: and he called death. {27:11} And Jacob said to Rebekah his mother,
their names after the names by which his father had called Behold, Esau my brother [is] a hairy man, and I [am] a
them. {26:19} And Isaac’s servants digged in the valley, smooth man: {27:12} My father peradventure will feel me,
and found there a well of springing water. {26:20} And the and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring a
herdmen of Gerar did strive with Isaac’s herdmen, saying, curse upon me, and not a blessing. {27:13} And his mother
The water [is] ours: and he called the name of the well said unto him, Upon me [be] thy curse, my son: only obey
Esek; because they strove with him. {26:21} And they my voice, and go fetch me [them. ]{27:14} And he went,
digged another well, and strove for that also: and he called and fetched, and brought [them] to his mother: and his
the name of it Sitnah. {26:22} And he removed from mother made savoury meat, such as his father loved.
thence, and digged another well; and for that they strove {27:15} And Rebekah took goodly raiment of her eldest son
not: and he called the name of it Rehoboth; and he said, For Esau, which [were] with her in the house, and put them
now the LORD hath made room for us, and we shall be upon Jacob her younger son: {27:16} And she put the skins
fruitful in the land. {26:23} And he went up from thence to of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the
Beer-sheba. {26:24} And the LORD appeared unto him the smooth of his neck: {27:17} And she gave the savoury meat
same night, and said, I [am] the God of Abraham thy father: and the bread, which she had prepared, into the hand of her
fear not, for I [am] with thee, and will bless thee, and son Jacob.
multiply thy seed for my servant Abraham’s sake. {26:25}
And he builded an altar there, and called upon the name of {27:18} And he came unto his father, and said, My father:
the LORD and pitched his tent there: and there Isaac’s and he said, Here [am] I; who [art] thou, my son? {27:19}
servants digged a well. And Jacob said unto his father, I [am] Esau thy firstborn; I
have done according as thou badest me: arise, I pray thee,
{26:26} Then Abimelech went to him from Gerar, and sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul may bless me.
Ahuzzath one of his friends, and Phichol the chief captain {27:20} And Isaac said unto his son, How [is it] that thou
of his army. {26:27} And Isaac said unto them, Wherefore hast found [it] so quickly, my son? And he said, Because
come ye to me, seeing ye hate me, and have sent me away the LORD thy God brought [it] to me. {27:21} And Isaac
from you? {26:28} And they said, We saw certainly that the said unto Jacob, Come near, I pray thee, that I may feel
LORD was with thee: and we said, Let there be now an oath thee, my son, whether thou [be] my very son Esau or not.
betwixt us, [even] betwixt us and thee, and let us make a {27:22} And Jacob went near unto Isaac his father; and he
covenant with thee; {26:29} That thou wilt do us no hurt, as felt him, and said, The voice [is] Jacob’s voice, but the
we have not touched thee, and as we have done unto thee hands [are] the hands of Esau. {27:23} And he discerned
nothing but good, and have sent thee away in peace: thou him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau’s
[art] now the blessed of the LORD. {26:30} And he made hands: so he blessed him. {27:24} And he said, [Art] thou
them a feast, and they did eat and drink. {26:31} And they my very son Esau? And he said, I [am. ]{27:25} And he
rose up betimes in the morning, and sware one to another: said, Bring [it] near to me, and I will eat of my son’s
and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in venison, that my soul may bless thee. And he brought [it]
peace. {26:32} And it came to pass the same day, that near to him, and he did eat: and he brought him wine, and
Isaac’s servants came, and told him concerning the well he drank. {27:26} And his father Isaac said unto him, Come
which they had digged, and said unto him, We have found near now, and kiss me, my son. {27:27} And he came near,
water. {26:33} And he called it Shebah: therefore the name and kissed him: and he smelled the smell of his raiment, and
of the city [is] Beer-sheba unto this day. blessed him, and said, See, the smell of my son [is] as the
smell of a field which the LORD hath blessed: {27:28}
{26:34} And Esau was forty years old when he took to Therefore God give thee of the dew of heaven, and the
wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Bashemath fatness of the earth, and plenty of corn and wine: {27:29}
the daughter of Elon the Hittite: {26:35} Which were a grief Let people serve thee, and nations bow down to thee: be
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lord over thy brethren, and let thy mother’s sons bow down Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of Rebekah, Jacob’s and
to thee: cursed [be] every one that curseth thee, and blessed Esau’s mother.
[be] he that blesseth thee.
{28:6} When Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob, and
{27:30} And it came to pass, as soon as Isaac had made sent him away to Padan-aram, to take him a wife from
an end of blessing Jacob, and Jacob was yet scarce gone out thence; and that as he blessed him he gave him a charge,
from the presence of Isaac his father, that Esau his brother saying, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of
came in from his hunting. {27:31} And he also had made Canaan; {28:7} And that Jacob obeyed his father and his
savoury meat, and brought it unto his father, and said unto mother, and was gone to Padan-aram; {28:8} And Esau
his father, Let my father arise, and eat of his son’s venison, seeing that the daughters of Canaan pleased not Isaac his
that thy soul may bless me. {27:32} And Isaac his father father; {28:9} Then went Esau unto Ishmael, and took unto
said unto him, Who [art] thou? And he said, I [am] thy son, the wives which he had Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael
thy firstborn Esau. {27:33} And Isaac trembled very Abraham’s son, the sister of Nebajoth, to be his wife.
exceedingly, and said, Who? where [is] he that hath taken
venison, and brought [it] me, and I have eaten of all before {28:10} And Jacob went out from Beer-sheba, and went
thou camest, and have blessed him? yea, [and] he shall be toward Haran. {28:11} And he lighted upon a certain place,
blessed. {27:34} And when Esau heard the words of his and tarried there all night, because the sun was set; and he
father, he cried with a great and exceeding bitter cry, and took of the stones of that place, and [put] them for his
said unto his father, Bless me, [even] me also, O my father. pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep. {28:12} And he
{27:35} And he said, Thy brother came with subtilty, and dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the
hath taken away thy blessing. {27:36} And he said, Is not top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God
he rightly named Jacob? for he hath supplanted me these ascending and descending on it. {28:13} And, behold, the
two times: he took away my birthright; and, behold, now he LORD stood above it, and said, I [am] the LORD God of
hath taken away my blessing. And he said, Hast thou not Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land whereon
reserved a blessing for me? {27:37} And Isaac answered thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed; {28:14}
and said unto Esau, Behold, I have made him thy lord, and And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt
all his brethren have I given to him for servants; and with spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north,
corn and wine have I sustained him: and what shall I do and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the
now unto thee, my son? {27:38} And Esau said unto his families of the earth be blessed. {28:15} And, behold, I
father, Hast thou but one blessing, my father? bless me, [am] with thee, and will keep thee in all [places] whither
[even] me also, O my father. And Esau lifted up his voice, thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land; for I will
and wept. {27:39} And Isaac his father answered and said not leave thee, until I have done [that] which I have spoken
unto him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the to thee of.
earth, and of the dew of heaven from above; {27:40} And
by thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother; and {28:16} And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said,
it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, Surely the LORD is in this place; and I knew [it] not.
that thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck. {28:17} And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful [is] this
place! this is none other but the house of God, and this [is]
{27:41} And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing the gate of heaven. {28:18} And Jacob rose up early in the
wherewith his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart, morning, and took the stone that he had put [for] his
The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then will I pillows, and set it up [for] a pillar, and poured oil upon the
slay my brother Jacob. {27:42} And these words of Esau top of it. {28:19} And he called the name of that place
her elder son were told to Rebekah: and she sent and called Bethel: but the name of that city [was called] Luz at the
Jacob her younger son, and said unto him, Behold, thy first. {28:20} And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will
brother Esau, as touching thee, doth comfort himself, be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will
[purposing] to kill thee. {27:43} Now therefore, my son, give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on, {28:21} So that
obey my voice; and arise, flee thou to Laban my brother to I come again to my father’s house in peace; then shall the
Haran; {27:44} And tarry with him a few days, until thy LORD be my God: {28:22} And this stone, which I have
brother’s fury turn away; {27:45} Until thy brother’s anger set [for] a pillar, shall be God’s house: and of all that thou
turn away from thee, and he forget [that] which thou hast shalt give me I will surely give the tenth unto thee.
done to him: then I will send, and fetch thee from thence:
why should I be deprived also of you both in one day? {29:1} Then Jacob went on his journey, and came into the
{27:46} And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life land of the people of the east. {29:2} And he looked, and
because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob take a wife of the behold a well in the field, and, lo, there [were] three flocks
daughters of Heth, such as these [which are] of the of sheep lying by it; for out of that well they watered the
daughters of the land, what good shall my life do me? flocks: and a great stone [was] upon the well’s mouth.
{29:3} And thither were all the flocks gathered: and they
{28:1} And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and rolled the stone from the well’s mouth, and watered the
charged him, and said unto him, Thou shalt not take a wife sheep, and put the stone again upon the well’s mouth in his
of the daughters of Canaan. {28:2} Arise, go to Padan- place. {29:4} And Jacob said unto them, My brethren,
aram, to the house of Bethuel thy mother’s father; and take whence [be] ye? And they said, Of Haran [are] we. {29:5}
thee a wife from thence of the daughters of Laban thy And he said unto them, Know ye Laban the son of Nahor?
mother’s brother. {28:3} And God Almighty bless thee, and And they said, We know [him. ]{29:6} And he said unto
make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou mayest be a them, [Is] he well? And they said, [He is] well: and, behold,
multitude of people; {28:4} And give thee the blessing of Rachel his daughter cometh with the sheep. {29:7} And he
Abraham, to thee, and to thy seed with thee; that thou said, Lo, [it is] yet high day, neither [is it] time that the
mayest inherit the land wherein thou art a stranger, which cattle should be gathered together: water ye the sheep, and
God gave unto Abraham. {28:5} And Isaac sent away go [and] feed [them. ]{29:8} And they said, We cannot,
Jacob: and he went to Padan-aram unto Laban, son of until all the flocks be gathered together, and [till] they roll
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the stone from the well’s mouth; then we water the sheep. children, Rachel envied her sister; and said unto Jacob, Give
me children, or else I die. {30:2} And Jacob’s anger was
{29:9} And while he yet spake with them, Rachel came kindled against Rachel: and he said, [Am] I in God’s stead,
with her father’s sheep: for she kept them. {29:10} And it who hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb? {30:3}
came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban And she said, Behold my maid Bilhah, go in unto her; and
his mother’s brother, and the sheep of Laban his mother’s she shall bear upon my knees that I may also have children
brother, that Jacob went near, and rolled the stone from the by her. {30:4} And she gave him Bilhah her handmaid to
well’s mouth, and watered the flock of Laban his mother’s wife: and Jacob went in unto her. {30:5} And Bilhah
brother. {29:11} And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his conceived, and bare Jacob a son. {30:6} And Rachel said,
voice, and wept. {29:12} And Jacob told Rachel that he God hath judged me, and hath also heard my voice, and
[was] her father’s brother, and that he [was] Rebekah’s son: hath given me a son: therefore called she his name Dan.
and she ran and told her father. {29:13} And it came to {30:7} And Bilhah Rachel’s maid conceived again, and
pass, when Laban heard the tidings of Jacob his sister’s son, bare Jacob a second son. {30:8} And Rachel said, With
that he ran to meet him, and embraced him, and kissed him, great wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister, and I have
and brought him to his house. And he told Laban all these prevailed: and she called his name Naphtali. {30:9} When
things. {29:14} And Laban said to him, Surely thou [art] Leah saw that she had left bearing, she took Zilpah her
my bone and my flesh. And he abode with him the space of maid, and gave her Jacob to wife. {30:10} And Zilpah
a month. Leah’s maid bare Jacob a son. {30:11} And Leah said, A
troop cometh: and she called his name Gad. {30:12} And
{29:15} And Laban said unto Jacob, Because thou [art] Zilpah Leah’s maid bare Jacob a second son. {30:13} And
my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought? Leah said, Happy am I, for the daughters will call me
tell me, what [shall] thy wages [be? ]{29:16} And Laban blessed: and she called his name Asher.
had two daughters: the name of the elder [was] Leah, and
the name of the younger [was] Rachel. {29:17} Leah [was] {30:14} And Reuben went in the days of wheat harvest,
tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well favoured. and found mandrakes in the field, and brought them unto his
{29:18} And Jacob loved Rachel; and said, I will serve thee mother Leah. Then Rachel said to Leah, Give me, I pray
seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter. {29:19} And thee, of thy son’s mandrakes. {30:15} And she said unto
Laban said, [It is] better that I give her to thee, than that I her, [Is it] a small matter that thou hast taken my husband?
should give her to another man: abide with me. {29:20} and wouldest thou take away my son’s mandrakes also?
And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed And Rachel said, Therefore he shall lie with thee to night
unto him [but] a few days, for the love he had to her. for thy son’s mandrakes. {30:16} And Jacob came out of
the field in the evening, and Leah went out to meet him, and
{29:21} And Jacob said unto Laban, Give [me] my wife, said, Thou must come in unto me; for surely I have hired
for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in unto her. {29:22} thee with my son’s mandrakes. And he lay with her that
And Laban gathered together all the men of the place, and night. {30:17} And God hearkened unto Leah, and she
made a feast. {29:23} And it came to pass in the evening, conceived, and bare Jacob the fifth son. {30:18} And Leah
that he took Leah his daughter, and brought her to him; and said, God hath given me my hire, because I have given my
he went in unto her. {29:24} And Laban gave unto his maiden to my husband: and she called his name Issachar.
daughter Leah Zilpah his maid [for] an handmaid. {29:25} {30:19} And Leah conceived again, and bare Jacob the
And it came to pass, that in the morning, behold, it [was] sixth son. {30:20} And Leah said, God hath endued me
Leah: and he said to Laban, What [is] this thou hast done [with] a good dowry; now will my husband dwell with me,
unto me? did not I serve with thee for Rachel? wherefore because I have born him six sons: and she called his name
then hast thou beguiled me? {29:26} And Laban said, It Zebulun. {30:21} And afterwards she bare a daughter, and
must not be so done in our country, to give the younger called her name Dinah.
before the firstborn. {29:27} Fulfil her week, and we will
give thee this also for the service which thou shalt serve {30:22} And God remembered Rachel, and God
with me yet seven other years. {29:28} And Jacob did so, hearkened to her, and opened her womb. {30:23} And she
and fulfilled her week: and he gave him Rachel his daughter conceived, and bare a son; and said, God hath taken away
to wife also. {29:29} And Laban gave to Rachel his my reproach: {30:24} And she called his name Joseph; and
daughter Bilhah his handmaid to be her maid. {29:30} And said, The LORD shall add to me another son.
he went in also unto Rachel, and he loved also Rachel more
than Leah, and served with him yet seven other years. {30:25} And it came to pass, when Rachel had born
Joseph, that Jacob said unto Laban, Send me away, that I
{29:31} And when the LORD saw that Leah [was] hated, may go unto mine own place, and to my country. {30:26}
he opened her womb: but Rachel [was] barren. {29:32} And Give [me] my wives and my children, for whom I have
Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she called his name served thee, and let me go: for thou knowest my service
Reuben: for she said, Surely the LORD hath looked upon which I have done thee. {30:27} And Laban said unto him,
my affliction; now therefore my husband will love me. I pray thee, if I have found favour in thine eyes, [tarry: for] I
{29:33} And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, have learned by experience that the LORD hath blessed me
Because the LORD hath heard that I [was] hated, he hath for thy sake. {30:28} And he said, Appoint me thy wages,
therefore given me this [son] also: and she called his name and I will give [it. ]{30:29} And he said unto him, Thou
Simeon. {29:34} And she conceived again, and bare a son; knowest how I have served thee, and how thy cattle was
and said, Now this time will my husband be joined unto me, with me. {30:30} For [it was] little which thou hadst before
because I have born him three sons: therefore was his name I [came,] and it is [now] increased unto a multitude; and the
called Levi. {29:35} And she conceived again, and bare a LORD hath blessed thee since my coming: and now when
son: and she said, Now will I praise the LORD: therefore shall I provide for mine own house also? {30:31} And he
she called his name Judah; and left bearing. said, What shall I give thee? And Jacob said, Thou shalt not
give me any thing: if thou wilt do this thing for me, I will
{30:1} And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no again feed [and] keep thy flock: {30:32} I will pass through
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all thy flock to day, removing from thence all the speckled sold us, and hath quite devoured also our money. {31:16}
and spotted cattle, and all the brown cattle among the sheep, For all the riches which God hath taken from our father, that
and the spotted and speckled among the goats: and [of such] [is] ours, and our children’s: now then, whatsoever God
shall be my hire. {30:33} So shall my righteousness answer hath said unto thee, do.
for me in time to come, when it shall come for my hire
before thy face: every one that [is] not speckled and spotted {31:17} Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his
among the goats, and brown among the sheep, that shall be wives upon camels; {31:18} And he carried away all his
counted stolen with me. {30:34} And Laban said, Behold, I cattle, and all his goods which he had gotten, the cattle of
would it might be according to thy word. {30:35} And he his getting, which he had gotten in Padan-aram, for to go to
removed that day the he goats that were ringstraked and Isaac his father in the land of Canaan. {31:19} And Laban
spotted, and all the she goats that were speckled and went to shear his sheep: and Rachel had stolen the images
spotted, [and] every one that had [some] white in it, and all that [were] her father’s. {31:20} And Jacob stole away
the brown among the sheep, and gave [them] into the hand unawares to Laban the Syrian, in that he told him not that he
of his sons. {30:36} And he set three days journey betwixt fled. {31:21} So he fled with all that he had; and he rose up,
himself and Jacob: and Jacob fed the rest of Laban’s flocks. and passed over the river, and set his face [toward] the
mount Gilead. {31:22} And it was told Laban on the third
{30:37} And Jacob took him rods of green poplar, and of day that Jacob was fled. {31:23} And he took his brethren
the hazel and chesnut tree; and pilled white strakes in them, with him, and pursued after him seven days’ journey; and
and made the white appear which [was] in the rods. {30:38} they overtook him in the mount Gilead. {31:24} And God
And he set the rods which he had pilled before the flocks in came to Laban the Syrian in a dream by night, and said unto
the gutters in the watering troughs when the flocks came to him, Take heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good or
drink, that they should conceive when they came to drink. bad.
{30:39} And the flocks conceived before the rods, and
brought forth cattle ringstraked, speckled, and spotted. {31:25} Then Laban overtook Jacob. Now Jacob had
{30:40} And Jacob did separate the lambs, and set the faces pitched his tent in the mount: and Laban with his brethren
of the flocks toward the ringstraked, and all the brown in the pitched in the mount of Gilead. {31:26} And Laban said to
flock of Laban; and he put his own flocks by themselves, Jacob, What hast thou done, that thou hast stolen away
and put them not unto Laban’s cattle. {30:41} And it came unawares to me, and carried away my daughters, as captives
to pass, whensoever the stronger cattle did conceive, that [taken] with the sword? {31:27} Wherefore didst thou flee
Jacob laid the rods before the eyes of the cattle in the away secretly, and steal away from me; and didst not tell
gutters, that they might conceive among the rods. {30:42} me, that I might have sent thee away with mirth, and with
But when the cattle were feeble, he put [them] not in: so the songs, with tabret, and with harp? {31:28} And hast not
feebler were Laban’s, and the stronger Jacob’s. {30:43} suffered me to kiss my sons and my daughters? thou hast
And the man increased exceedingly, and had much cattle, now done foolishly in so doing. {31:29} It is in the power
and maidservants, and menservants, and camels, and asses. of my hand to do you hurt: but the God of your father spake
unto me yesternight, saying, Take thou heed that thou speak
{31:1} And he heard the words of Laban’s sons, saying, not to Jacob either good or bad. {31:30} And now, [though]
Jacob hath taken away all that [was] our father’s; and of thou wouldest needs be gone, because thou sore longedst
[that] which [was] our father’s hath he gotten all this glory. after thy father’s house, [yet] wherefore hast thou stolen my
{31:2} And Jacob beheld the countenance of Laban, and, gods? {31:31} And Jacob answered and said to Laban,
behold, it [was] not toward him as before. {31:3} And the Because I was afraid: for I said, Peradventure thou wouldest
LORD said unto Jacob, Return unto the land of thy fathers, take by force thy daughters from me. {31:32} With
and to thy kindred; and I will be with thee. {31:4} And whomsoever thou findest thy gods, let him not live: before
Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to the field unto his our brethren discern thou what [is] thine with me, and take
flock, {31:5} And said unto them, I see your father’s [it] to thee. For Jacob knew not that Rachel had stolen them.
countenance, that it [is] not toward me as before; but the {31:33} And Laban went into Jacob’s tent, and into Leah’s
God of my father hath been with me. {31:6} And ye know tent, and into the two maidservants’ tents; but he found
that with all my power I have served your father. {31:7} [them] not. Then went he out of Leah’s tent, and entered
And your father hath deceived me, and changed my wages into Rachel’s tent. {31:34} Now Rachel had taken the
ten times; but God suffered him not to hurt me. {31:8} If he images, and put them in the camel’s furniture, and sat upon
said thus, The speckled shall be thy wages; then all the them. And Laban searched all the tent, but found [them]
cattle bare speckled: and if he said thus, The ringstraked not. {31:35} And she said to her father, Let it not displease
shall be thy hire; then bare all the cattle ringstraked. {31:9} my lord that I cannot rise up before thee; for the custom of
Thus God hath taken away the cattle of your father, and women is upon me. And he searched, but found not the
given [them] to me. {31:10} And it came to pass at the time images.
that the cattle conceived, that I lifted up mine eyes, and saw
in a dream, and, behold, the rams which leaped upon the {31:36} And Jacob was wroth, and chode with Laban: and
cattle [were] ringstraked, speckled, and grisled. {31:11} Jacob answered and said to Laban, What [is] my trespass?
And the angel of God spake unto me in a dream, [saying,] what [is] my sin, that thou hast so hotly pursued after me?
Jacob: And I said, Here [am] I. {31:12} And he said, Lift up {31:37} Whereas thou hast searched all my stuff, what hast
now thine eyes, and see, all the rams which leap upon the thou found of all thy household stuff? set [it] here before
cattle [are] ringstraked, speckled, and grisled: for I have my brethren and thy brethren, that they may judge betwixt
seen all that Laban doeth unto thee. {31:13} I [am] the God us both. {31:38} This twenty years [have] I [been] with
of Bethel, where thou anointedst the pillar, [and] where thou thee; thy ewes and thy she goats have not cast their young,
vowedst a vow unto me: now arise, get thee out from this and the rams of thy flock have I not eaten. {31:39} That
land, and return unto the land of thy kindred. {31:14} And which was torn [of beasts] I brought not unto thee; I bare
Rachel and Leah answered and said unto him, [Is there] yet the loss of it; of my hand didst thou require it, [whether]
any portion or inheritance for us in our father’s house? stolen by day, or stolen by night. {31:40} [Thus] I was; in
{31:15} Are we not counted of him strangers? for he hath the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night;
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and my sleep departed from mine eyes. {31:41} Thus have I and now I am become two bands. {32:11} Deliver me, I
been twenty years in thy house; I served thee fourteen years pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of
for thy two daughters, and six years for thy cattle: and thou Esau: for I fear him, lest he will come and smite me, [and]
hast changed my wages ten times. {31:42} Except the God the mother with the children. {32:12} And thou saidst, I
of my father, the God of Abraham, and the fear of Isaac, will surely do thee good, and make thy seed as the sand of
had been with me, surely thou hadst sent me away now the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude. {32:13}
empty. God hath seen mine affliction and the labour of my And he lodged there that same night; and took of that which
hands, and rebuked [thee] yesternight. came to his hand a present for Esau his brother; {32:14}
Two hundred she goats, and twenty he goats, two hundred
{31:43} And Laban answered and said unto Jacob, ewes, and twenty rams, {32:15} Thirty milch camels with
[These] daughters [are] my daughters, and [these] children their colts, forty kine, and ten bulls, twenty she asses, and
[are] my children, and [these] cattle [are] my cattle, and all ten foals. {32:16} And he delivered [them] into the hand of
that thou seest [is] mine: and what can I do this day unto his servants, every drove by themselves; and said unto his
these my daughters, or unto their children which they have servants, Pass over before me, and put a space betwixt
born? {31:44} Now therefore come thou, let us make a drove and drove. {32:17} And he commanded the foremost,
covenant, I and thou; and let it be for a witness between me saying, When Esau my brother meeteth thee, and asketh
and thee. {31:45} And Jacob took a stone, and set it up [for] thee, saying, Whose [art] thou? and whither goest thou? and
a pillar. {31:46} And Jacob said unto his brethren, Gather whose [are] these before thee? {32:18} Then thou shalt say,
stones; and they took stones, and made an heap: and they [They be] thy servant Jacob’s; it [is] a present sent unto my
did eat there upon the heap. {31:47} And Laban called it lord Esau: and, behold, also he [is] behind us. {32:19} And
Jegar-sahadutha: but Jacob called it Galeed. {31:48} And so commanded he the second, and the third, and all that
Laban said, This heap [is] a witness between me and thee followed the droves, saying, On this manner shall ye speak
this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed; unto Esau, when ye find him. {32:20} And say ye
{31:49} And Mizpah; for he said, The LORD watch moreover, Behold, thy servant Jacob [is] behind us. For he
between me and thee, when we are absent one from another. said, I will appease him with the present that goeth before
{31:50} If thou shalt afflict my daughters, or if thou shalt me, and afterward I will see his face; peradventure he will
take [other] wives beside my daughters, no man [is] with us; accept of me. {32:21} So went the present over before him:
see, God [is] witness betwixt me and thee. {31:51} And and himself lodged that night in the company. {32:22} And
Laban said to Jacob, Behold this heap, and behold [this] he rose up that night, and took his two wives, and his two
pillar, which I have cast betwixt me and thee; {31:52} This womenservants, and his eleven sons, and passed over the
heap [be] witness, and [this] pillar [be] witness, that I will ford Jabbok. {32:23} And he took them, and sent them over
not pass over this heap to thee, and that thou shalt not pass the brook, and sent over that he had.
over this heap and this pillar unto me, for harm. {31:53}
The God of Abraham, and the God of Nahor, the God of {32:24} And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a
their father, judge betwixt us. And Jacob sware by the fear man with him until the breaking of the day. {32:25} And
of his father Isaac. {31:54} Then Jacob offered sacrifice when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched
upon the mount, and called his brethren to eat bread: and the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob’s thigh was
they did eat bread, and tarried all night in the mount. out of joint, as he wrestled with him. {32:26} And he said,
{31:55} And early in the morning Laban rose up, and kissed Let me go, for the day breaketh. And he said, I will not let
his sons and his daughters, and blessed them: and Laban thee go, except thou bless me. {32:27} And he said unto
departed, and returned unto his place. him, What [is] thy name? And he said, Jacob. {32:28} And
he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel:
{32:1} And Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and
met him. {32:2} And when Jacob saw them, he said, This hast prevailed. {32:29} And Jacob asked [him,] and said,
[is] God’s host: and he called the name of that place Tell [me,] I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Wherefore
Mahanaim. {32:3} And Jacob sent messengers before him [is] it [that] thou dost ask after my name? And he blessed
to Esau his brother unto the land of Seir, the country of him there. {32:30} And Jacob called the name of the place
Edom. {32:4} And he commanded them, saying, Thus shall Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is
ye speak unto my lord Esau; Thy servant Jacob saith thus, I preserved. {32:31} And as he passed over Penuel the sun
have sojourned with Laban, and stayed there until now: rose upon him, and he halted upon his thigh. {32:32}
{32:5} And I have oxen, and asses, flocks, and Therefore the children of Israel eat not [of] the sinew which
menservants, and womenservants: and I have sent to tell my shrank, which [is] upon the hollow of the thigh, unto this
lord, that I may find grace in thy sight. day: because he touched the hollow of Jacob’s thigh in the
sinew that shrank.
{32:6} And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We
came to thy brother Esau, and also he cometh to meet thee, {33:1} And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and,
and four hundred men with him. {32:7} Then Jacob was behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men. And he
greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that divided the children unto Leah, and unto Rachel, and unto
[was] with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, the two handmaids. {33:2} And he put the handmaids and
into two bands; {32:8} And said, If Esau come to the one their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and
company, and smite it, then the other company which is left Rachel and Joseph hindermost. {33:3} And he passed over
shall escape. before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times,
until he came near to his brother. {33:4} And Esau ran to
{32:9} And Jacob said, O God of my father Abraham, and meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and
God of my father Isaac, the LORD which saidst unto me, kissed him: and they wept. {33:5} And he lifted up his eyes,
Return unto thy country, and to thy kindred, and I will deal and saw the women and the children; and said, Who [are]
well with thee: {32:10} I am not worthy of the least of all those with thee? And he said, The children which God hath
the mercies, and of all the truth, which thou hast shewed graciously given thy servant. {33:6} Then the handmaidens
unto thy servant; for with my staff I passed over this Jordan; came near, they and their children, and they bowed
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themselves. {33:7} And Leah also with her children came because he had defiled Dinah their sister: {34:14} And they
near, and bowed themselves: and after came Joseph near said unto them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to
and Rachel, and they bowed themselves. {33:8} And he one that is uncircumcised; for that [were] a reproach unto
said, What [meanest] thou by all this drove which I met? us: {34:15} But in this will we consent unto you: If ye will
And he said, [These are] to find grace in the sight of my be as we [be,] that every male of you be circumcised;
lord. {33:9} And Esau said, I have enough, my brother; {34:16} Then will we give our daughters unto you, and we
keep that thou hast unto thyself. {33:10} And Jacob said, will take your daughters to us, and we will dwell with you,
Nay, I pray thee, if now I have found grace in thy sight, then and we will become one people. {34:17} But if ye will not
receive my present at my hand: for therefore I have seen thy hearken unto us, to be circumcised; then will we take our
face, as though I had seen the face of God, and thou wast daughter, and we will be gone. {34:18} And their words
pleased with me. {33:11} Take, I pray thee, my blessing pleased Hamor, and Shechem Hamor’s son. {34:19} And
that is brought to thee; because God hath dealt graciously the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had
with me, and because I have enough. And he urged him, and delight in Jacob’s daughter: and he [was] more honourable
he took [it. ]{33:12} And he said, Let us take our journey, than all the house of his father.
and let us go, and I will go before thee. {33:13} And he said
unto him, My lord knoweth that the children [are] tender, {34:20} And Hamor and Shechem his son came unto the
and the flocks and herds with young [are] with me: and if gate of their city, and communed with the men of their city,
men should overdrive them one day, all the flock will die. saying, {34:21} These men [are] peaceable with us;
{33:14} Let my lord, I pray thee, pass over before his therefore let them dwell in the land, and trade therein; for
servant: and I will lead on softly, according as the cattle that the land, behold, [it is] large enough for them; let us take
goeth before me and the children be able to endure, until I their daughters to us for wives, and let us give them our
come unto my lord unto Seir. {33:15} And Esau said, Let daughters. {34:22} Only herein will the men consent unto
me now leave with thee [some] of the folk that [are] with us for to dwell with us, to be one people, if every male
me. And he said, What needeth it? let me find grace in the among us be circumcised, as they [are] circumcised.
sight of my lord. {34:23} [Shall] not their cattle and their substance and
every beast of theirs [be] ours? only let us consent unto
{33:16} So Esau returned that day on his way unto Seir. them, and they will dwell with us. {34:24} And unto Hamor
{33:17} And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built him an and unto Shechem his son hearkened all that went out of the
house, and made booths for his cattle: therefore the name of gate of his city; and every male was circumcised, all that
the place is called Succoth. went out of the gate of his city.

{33:18} And Jacob came to Shalem, a city of Shechem, {34:25} And it came to pass on the third day, when they
which [is] in the land of Canaan, when he came from Padan- were sore, that two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi,
aram; and pitched his tent before the city. {33:19} And he Dinah’s brethren, took each man his sword, and came upon
bought a parcel of a field, where he had spread his tent, at the city boldly, and slew all the males. {34:26} And they
the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem’s father, for an slew Hamor and Shechem his son with the edge of the
hundred pieces of money. {33:20} And he erected there an sword, and took Dinah out of Shechem’s house, and went
altar, and called it El-elohe-Israel. out. {34:27} The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and
spoiled the city, because they had defiled their sister.
{34:1} And Dinah the daughter of Leah, which she bare {34:28} They took their sheep, and their oxen, and their
unto Jacob, went out to see the daughters of the land. {34:2} asses, and that which [was] in the city, and that which [was]
And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of in the field, {34:29} And all their wealth, and all their little
the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and ones, and their wives took they captive, and spoiled even all
defiled her. {34:3} And his soul clave unto Dinah the that [was] in the house. {34:30} And Jacob said to Simeon
daughter of Jacob, and he loved the damsel, and spake and Levi, Ye have troubled me to make me to stink among
kindly unto the damsel. {34:4} And Shechem spake unto the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the
his father Hamor, saying, Get me this damsel to wife. Perizzites: and I [being] few in number, they shall gather
{34:5} And Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his themselves together against me, and slay me; and I shall be
daughter: now his sons were with his cattle in the field: and destroyed, I and my house. {34:31} And they said, Should
Jacob held his peace until they were come. he deal with our sister as with an harlot?

{34:6} And Hamor the father of Shechem went out unto {35:1} And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel,
Jacob to commune with him. {34:7} And the sons of Jacob and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that
came out of the field when they heard [it:] and the men were appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of
grieved, and they were very wroth, because he had wrought Esau thy brother. {35:2} Then Jacob said unto his
folly in Israel in lying with Jacob’s daughter; which thing household, and to all that [were] with him, Put away the
ought not to be done. {34:8} And Hamor communed with strange gods that [are] among you, and be clean, and change
them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your your garments: {35:3} And let us arise, and go up to Bethel;
daughter: I pray you give her him to wife. {34:9} And make and I will make there an altar unto God, who answered me
ye marriages with us, [and] give your daughters unto us, and in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way which
take our daughters unto you. {34:10} And ye shall dwell I went. {35:4} And they gave unto Jacob all the strange
with us: and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade ye gods which [were] in their hand, and [all their] earrings
therein, and get you possessions therein. {34:11} And which [were] in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the
Shechem said unto her father and unto her brethren, Let me oak which [was] by Shechem. {35:5} And they journeyed:
find grace in your eyes, and what ye shall say unto me I will and the terror of God was upon the cities that [were] round
give. {34:12} Ask me never so much dowry and gift, and I about them, and they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob.
will give according as ye shall say unto me: but give me the
damsel to wife. {34:13} And the sons of Jacob answered {35:6} So Jacob came to Luz, which [is] in the land of
Shechem and Hamor his father deceitfully, and said, Canaan, that [is,] Bethel, he and all the people that [were]
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with him. {35:7} And he built there an altar, and called the brother Jacob. {36:7} For their riches were more than that
place El-beth-el: because there God appeared unto him, they might dwell together; and the land wherein they were
when he fled from the face of his brother. {35:8} But strangers could not bear them because of their cattle. {36:8}
Deborah Rebekah’s nurse died, and she was buried beneath Thus dwelt Esau in mount Seir: Esau [is] Edom.
Bethel under an oak: and the name of it was called Allon-
bachuth. {36:9} And these [are] the generations of Esau the father
of the Edomites in mount Seir: {36:10} These [are] the
{35:9} And God appeared unto Jacob again, when he names of Esau’s sons; Eliphaz the son of Adah the wife of
came out of Padan-aram, and blessed him. {35:10} And Esau, Reuel the son of Bashemath the wife of Esau. {36:11}
God said unto him, Thy name [is] Jacob: thy name shall not And the sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zepho, and
be called any more Jacob, but Israel shall be thy name: and Gatam, and Kenaz. {36:12} And Timna was concubine to
he called his name Israel. {35:11} And God said unto him, I Eliphaz Esau’s son; and she bare to Eliphaz Amalek: these
[am] God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a [were] the sons of Adah Esau’s wife. {36:13} And these
company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come [are] the sons of Reuel; Nahath, and Zerah, Shammah, and
out of thy loins; {35:12} And the land which I gave Mizzah: these were the sons of Bashemath Esau’s wife.
Abraham and Isaac, to thee I will give it, and to thy seed
after thee will I give the land. {35:13} And God went up {36:14} And these were the sons of Aholibamah, the
from him in the place where he talked with him. {35:14} daughter of Anah the daughter of Zibeon, Esau’s wife: and
And Jacob set up a pillar in the place where he talked with she bare to Esau Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah.
him, [even] a pillar of stone: and he poured a drink offering
thereon, and he poured oil thereon. {35:15} And Jacob {36:15} These [were] dukes of the sons of Esau: the sons
called the name of the place where God spake with him, of Eliphaz the firstborn [son] of Esau; duke Teman, duke
Bethel. Omar, duke Zepho, duke Kenaz, {36:16} Duke Korah, duke
Gatam, [and] duke Amalek: these [are] the dukes [that
{35:16} And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was came] of Eliphaz in the land of Edom; these [were] the sons
but a little way to come to Ephrath: and Rachel travailed, of Adah.
and she had hard labour. {35:17} And it came to pass, when
she was in hard labour, that the midwife said unto her, Fear {36:17} And these [are] the sons of Reuel Esau’s son;
not; thou shalt have this son also. {35:18} And it came to duke Nahath, duke Zerah, duke Shammah, duke Mizzah:
pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she these [are] the dukes [that came] of Reuel in the land of
called his name Ben-oni: but his father called him Edom; these [are] the sons of Bashemath Esau’s wife.
Benjamin. {35:19} And Rachel died, and was buried in the
way to Ephrath, which [is] Bethlehem. {35:20} And Jacob {36:18} And these [are] the sons of Aholibamah Esau’s
set a pillar upon her grave: that [is] the pillar of Rachel’s wife; duke Jeush, duke Jaalam, duke Korah: these [were]
grave unto this day. the dukes [that came] of Aholibamah the daughter of Anah,
Esau’s wife. {36:19} These [are] the sons of Esau, who [is]
{35:21} And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond Edom, and these [are] their dukes.
the tower of Edar. {35:22} And it came to pass, when Israel
dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his {36:20} These [are] the sons of Seir the Horite, who
father’s concubine: and Israel heard [it.] Now the sons of inhabited the land; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and
Jacob were twelve: {35:23} The sons of Leah; Reuben, Anah, {36:21} And Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan: these
Jacob’s firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and [are] the dukes of the Horites, the children of Seir in the
Issachar, and Zebulun: {35:24} The sons of Rachel; Joseph, land of Edom. {36:22} And the children of Lotan were Hori
and Benjamin: {35:25} And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel’s and Hemam; and Lotan’s sister [was] Timna. {36:23} And
handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali: {35:26} And the sons of the children of Shobal [were] these; Alvan, and Manahath,
Zilpah, Leah’s handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these [are] the and Ebal, Shepho, and Onam. {36:24} And these [are] the
sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Padan-aram. children of Zibeon; both Ajah, and Anah: this [was that]
Anah that found the mules in the wilderness, as he fed the
{35:27} And Jacob came unto Isaac his father unto asses of Zibeon his father. {36:25} And the children of
Mamre, unto the city of Arbah, which [is] Hebron, where Anah [were] these; Dishon, and Aholibamah the daughter of
Abraham and Isaac sojourned. {35:28} And the days of Anah. {36:26} And these [are] the children of Dishon;
Isaac were an hundred and fourscore years. {35:29} And Hemdan, and Eshban, and Ithran, and Cheran. {36:27} The
Isaac gave up the ghost, and died, and was gathered unto his children of Ezer [are] these; Bilhan, and Zaavan, and Akan.
people, [being] old and full of days: and his sons Esau and {36:28} The children of Dishan [are] these: Uz, and Aran.
Jacob buried him. {36:29} These [are] the dukes [that came] of the Horites;
duke Lotan, duke Shobal, duke Zibeon, duke Anah, {36:30}
{36:1} Now these [are] the generations of Esau, who [is] Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, duke Dishan: these [are] the dukes
Edom. {36:2} Esau took his wives of the daughters of [that came] of Hori, among their dukes in the land of Seir.
Canaan; Adah the daughter of Elon the Hittite, and
Aholibamah the daughter of Anah the daughter of Zibeon {36:31} And these [are] the kings that reigned in the land
the Hivite; {36:3} And Bashemath Ishmael’s daughter, of Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of
sister of Nebajoth. {36:4} And Adah bare to Esau Eliphaz; Israel. {36:32} And Bela the son of Beor reigned in Edom:
and Bashemath bare Reuel; {36:5} And Aholibamah bare and the name of his city [was] Dinhabah. {36:33} And Bela
Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah: these [are] the sons of Esau, died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his
which were born unto him in the land of Canaan. {36:6} stead. {36:34} And Jobab died, and Husham of the land of
And Esau took his wives, and his sons, and his daughters, Temani reigned in his stead. {36:35} And Husham died,
and all the persons of his house, and his cattle, and all his and Hadad the son of Bedad, who smote Midian in the field
beasts, and all his substance, which he had got in the land of of Moab, reigned in his stead: and the name of his city
Canaan; and went into the country from the face of his [was] Avith. {36:36} And Hadad died, and Samlah of
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Masrekah reigned in his stead. {36:37} And Samlah died, Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into
and Saul of Rehoboth [by] the river reigned in his stead. some pit, and we will say, Some evil beast hath devoured
{36:38} And Saul died, and Baal-hanan the son of Achbor him: and we shall see what will become of his dreams.
reigned in his stead. {36:39} And Baal-hanan the son of {37:21} And Reuben heard [it,] and he delivered him out of
Achbor died, and Hadar reigned in his stead: and the name their hands; and said, Let us not kill him. {37:22} And
of his city [was] Pau; and his wife’s name [was] Mehetabel, Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood, [but] cast him into
the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab. {36:40} this pit that is in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him;
And these [are] the names of the dukes [that came] of Esau, that he might rid him out of their hands, to deliver him to
according to their families, after their places, by their his father again.
names; duke Timnah, duke Alvah, duke Jetheth, {36:41}
Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, duke Pinon, {36:42} Duke {37:23} And it came to pass, when Joseph was come unto
Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Mibzar, {36:43} Duke Magdiel, his brethren, that they stript Joseph out of his coat, [his] coat
duke Iram: these [be] the dukes of Edom, according to their of [many] colours that [was] on him; {37:24} And they took
habitations in the land of their possession: he [is] Esau the him, and cast him into a pit: and the pit [was] empty, [there
father of the Edomites. was] no water in it. {37:25} And they sat down to eat bread:
and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold, a
{37:1} And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was company of Ishmeelites came from Gilead with their camels
a stranger, in the land of Canaan. {37:2} These [are] the bearing spicery and balm and myrrh, going to carry [it]
generations of Jacob. Joseph, [being] seventeen years old, down to Egypt. {37:26} And Judah said unto his brethren,
was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad [was] What profit [is it] if we slay our brother, and conceal his
with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his blood? {37:27} Come, and let us sell him to the Ishmeelites,
father’s wives: and Joseph brought unto his father their evil and let not our hand be upon him; for he [is] our brother
report. {37:3} Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his [and] our flesh. And his brethren were content. {37:28}
children, because he [was] the son of his old age: and he Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen; and they
made him a coat of [many] colours. {37:4} And when his drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to
brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his the Ishmeelites for twenty [pieces] of silver: and they
brethren, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably brought Joseph into Egypt.
unto him.
{37:29} And Reuben returned unto the pit; and, behold,
{37:5} And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told [it] his Joseph [was] not in the pit; and he rent his clothes. {37:30}
brethren: and they hated him yet the more. {37:6} And he And he returned unto his brethren, and said, The child [is]
said unto them, Hear, I pray you, this dream which I have not; and I, whither shall I go? {37:31} And they took
dreamed: {37:7} For, behold, we [were] binding sheaves in Joseph’s coat, and killed a kid of the goats, and dipped the
the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright; coat in the blood; {37:32} And they sent the coat of [many]
and, behold, your sheaves stood round about, and made colours, and they brought [it] to their father; and said, This
obeisance to my sheaf. {37:8} And his brethren said to him, have we found: know now whether it [be] thy son’s coat or
Shalt thou indeed reign over us? or shalt thou indeed have no. {37:33} And he knew it, and said, [It is] my son’s coat;
dominion over us? And they hated him yet the more for his an evil beast hath devoured him; Joseph is without doubt
dreams, and for his words. rent in pieces. {37:34} And Jacob rent his clothes, and put
sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many
{37:9} And he dreamed yet another dream, and told it his days. {37:35} And all his sons and all his daughters rose up
brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream more; to comfort him; but he refused to be comforted; and he said,
and, behold, the sun and the moon and the eleven stars For I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning.
made obeisance to me. {37:10} And he told [it] to his Thus his father wept for him. {37:36} And the Midianites
father, and to his brethren: and his father rebuked him, and sold him into Egypt unto Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh’s,
said unto him, What [is] this dream that thou hast dreamed? [and] captain of the guard.
Shall I and thy mother and thy brethren indeed come to bow
down ourselves to thee to the earth? {37:11} And his {38:1} And it came to pass at that time, that Judah went
brethren envied him; but his father observed the saying. down from his brethren, and turned in to a certain
Adullamite, whose name [was] Hirah. {38:2} And Judah
{37:12} And his brethren went to feed their father’s flock saw there a daughter of a certain Canaanite, whose name
in Shechem. {37:13} And Israel said unto Joseph, Do not [was] Shuah; and he took her, and went in unto her. {38:3}
thy brethren feed [the flock] in Shechem? come, and I will And she conceived, and bare a son; and he called his name
send thee unto them. And he said to him, Here [am] I. Er. {38:4} And she conceived again, and bare a son; and
{37:14} And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, see whether it she called his name Onan. {38:5} And she yet again
be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and conceived, and bare a son; and called his name Shelah: and
bring me word again. So he sent him out of the vale of he was at Chezib, when she bare him. {38:6} And Judah
Hebron, and he came to Shechem. took a wife for Er his firstborn, whose name [was] Tamar.
{38:7} And Er, Judah’s firstborn, was wicked in the sight of
{37:15} And a certain man found him, and, behold, [he the LORD; and the LORD slew him. {38:8} And Judah said
was] wandering in the field: and the man asked him, saying, unto Onan, Go in unto thy brother’s wife, and marry her,
What seekest thou? {37:16} And he said, I seek my and raise up seed to thy brother. {38:9} And Onan knew
brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they feed [their flocks. that the seed should not be his; and it came to pass, when he
]{37:17} And the man said, They are departed hence; for I went in unto his brother’s wife, that he spilled [it] on the
heard them say, Let us go to Dothan. And Joseph went after ground, lest that he should give seed to his brother. {38:10}
his brethren, and found them in Dothan. {37:18} And when And the thing which he did displeased the LORD:
they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, wherefore he slew him also. {38:11} Then said Judah to
they conspired against him to slay him. {37:19} And they Tamar his daughter in law, Remain a widow at thy father’s
said one to another, Behold, this dreamer cometh. {37:20} house, till Shelah my son be grown: for he said, Lest
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peradventure he die also, as his brethren [did.] And Tamar made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put
went and dwelt in her father’s house. into his hand. {39:5} And it came to pass from the time
[that] he had made him overseer in his house, and over all
{38:12} And in process of time the daughter of Shuah that he had, that the LORD blessed the Egyptian’s house for
Judah’s wife died; and Judah was comforted, and went up Joseph’s sake; and the blessing of the LORD was upon all
unto his sheepshearers to Timnath, he and his friend Hirah that he had in the house, and in the field. {39:6} And he left
the Adullamite. {38:13} And it was told Tamar, saying, all that he had in Joseph’s hand; and he knew not ought he
Behold thy father in law goeth up to Timnath to shear his had, save the bread which he did eat. And Joseph was [a]
sheep. {38:14} And she put her widow’s garments off from goodly [person,] and well favoured.
her, and covered her with a vail, and wrapped herself, and
sat in an open place, which [is] by the way to Timnath; for {39:7} And it came to pass after these things, that his
she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given unto master’s wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie
him to wife. {38:15} When Judah saw her, he thought her with me. {39:8} But he refused, and said unto his master’s
[to be] an harlot; because she had covered her face. {38:16} wife, Behold, my master wotteth not what [is] with me in
And he turned unto her by the way, and said, Go to, I pray the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my
thee, let me come in unto thee; (for he knew not that she hand; {39:9} [There is] none greater in this house than I;
[was] his daughter in law.) And she said, What wilt thou neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee,
give me, that thou mayest come in unto me? {38:17} And because thou [art] his wife: how then can I do this great
he said, I will send [thee] a kid from the flock. And she said, wickedness, and sin against God? {39:10} And it came to
Wilt thou give [me] a pledge, till thou send [it? ]{38:18} pass, as she spake to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened
And he said, What pledge shall I give thee? And she said, not unto her, to lie by her, [or] to be with her. {39:11} And
Thy signet, and thy bracelets, and thy staff that [is] in thine it came to pass about this time, that [Joseph] went into the
hand. And he gave [it] her, and came in unto her, and she house to do his business; and [there was] none of the men of
conceived by him. {38:19} And she arose, and went away, the house there within. {39:12} And she caught him by his
and laid by her vail from her, and put on the garments of her garment, saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her
widowhood. {38:20} And Judah sent the kid by the hand of hand, and fled, and got him out. {39:13} And it came to
his friend the Adullamite, to receive [his] pledge from the pass, when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand,
woman’s hand: but he found her not. {38:21} Then he and was fled forth, {39:14} That she called unto the men of
asked the men of that place, saying, Where [is] the harlot, her house, and spake unto them, saying, See, he hath
that [was] openly by the way side? And they said, There brought in an Hebrew unto us to mock us; he came in unto
was no harlot in this [place. ]{38:22} And he returned to me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice: {39:15}
Judah, and said, I cannot find her; and also the men of the And it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up my voice
place said, [that] there was no harlot in this [place. ]{38:23} and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled, and got
And Judah said, Let her take [it] to her, lest we be shamed: him out. {39:16} And she laid up his garment by her, until
behold, I sent this kid, and thou hast not found her. his lord came home. {39:17} And she spake unto him
according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant,
{38:24} And it came to pass about three months after, that which thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock
it was told Judah, saying, Tamar thy daughter in law hath me: {39:18} And it came to pass, as I lifted up my voice
played the harlot; and also, behold, she [is] with child by and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled out.
whoredom. And Judah said, Bring her forth, and let her be {39:19} And it came to pass, when his master heard the
burnt. {38:25} When she [was] brought forth, she sent to words of his wife, which she spake unto him, saying, After
her father in law, saying, By the man, whose these [are, am] this manner did thy servant to me; that his wrath was
I with child: and she said, Discern, I pray thee, whose [are] kindled. {39:20} And Joseph’s master took him, and put
these, the signet, and bracelets, and staff. {38:26} And him into the prison, a place where the king’s prisoners
Judah acknowledged [them,] and said, She hath been more [were] bound: and he was there in the prison.
righteous than I; because that I gave her not to Shelah my
son. And he knew her again no more. {39:21} But the LORD was with Joseph, and shewed him
mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the
{38:27} And it came to pass in the time of her travail, prison. {39:22} And the keeper of the prison committed to
that, behold, twins [were] in her womb. {38:28} And it Joseph’s hand all the prisoners that [were] in the prison; and
came to pass, when she travailed, that [the one] put out [his] whatsoever they did there, he was the doer [of it. ]{39:23}
hand: and the midwife took and bound upon his hand a The keeper of the prison looked not to any thing [that was]
scarlet thread, saying, This came out first, {38:29} And it under his hand; because the LORD was with him, and [that]
came to pass, as he drew back his hand, that, behold, his which he did, the LORD made [it] to prosper.
brother came out: and she said, How hast thou broken forth?
[this] breach [be] upon thee: therefore his name was called {40:1} And it came to pass after these things, [that] the
Pharez. {38:30} And afterward came out his brother, that butler of the king of Egypt and [his] baker had offended
had the scarlet thread upon his hand: and his name was their lord the king of Egypt. {40:2} And Pharaoh was wroth
called Zarah. against two [of] his officers, against the chief of the butlers,
and against the chief of the bakers. {40:3} And he put them
{39:1} And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the
Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an prison, the place where Joseph [was] bound. {40:4} And the
Egyptian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmeelites, which captain of the guard charged Joseph with them, and he
had brought him down thither. {39:2} And the LORD was served them: and they continued a season in ward.
with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in
the house of his master the Egyptian. {39:3} And his master {40:5} And they dreamed a dream both of them, each
saw that the LORD [was] with him, and that the LORD man his dream in one night, each man according to the
made all [that] he did to prosper in his hand. {39:4} And interpretation of his dream, the butler and the baker of the
Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him: and he king of Egypt, which [were] bound in the prison. {40:6}
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And Joseph came in unto them in the morning, and looked wroth with his servants, and put me in ward in the captain
upon them, and, behold, they [were] sad. {40:7} And he of the guard’s house, both [me] and the chief baker: {41:11}
asked Pharaoh’s officers that [were] with him in the ward of And we dreamed a dream in one night, I and he; we
his lord’s house, saying, Wherefore look ye [so] sadly to dreamed each man according to the interpretation of his
day? {40:8} And they said unto him, We have dreamed a dream. {41:12} And [there was] there with us a young man,
dream, and [there is] no interpreter of it. And Joseph said an Hebrew, servant to the captain of the guard; and we told
unto them, [Do] not interpretations [belong] to God? tell me him, and he interpreted to us our dreams; to each man
[them,] I pray you. {40:9} And the chief butler told his according to his dream he did interpret. {41:13} And it
dream to Joseph, and said to him, In my dream, behold, a came to pass, as he interpreted to us, so it was; me he
vine [was] before me; {40:10} And in the vine [were] three restored unto mine office, and him he hanged.
branches: and it [was] as though it budded, [and] her
blossoms shot forth; and the clusters thereof brought forth {41:14} Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they
ripe grapes: {40:11} And Pharaoh’s cup [was] in my hand: brought him hastily out of the dungeon: and he shaved
and I took the grapes, and pressed them into Pharaoh’s cup, [himself,] and changed his raiment, and came in unto
and I gave the cup into Pharaoh’s hand. {40:12} And Pharaoh. {41:15} And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I have
Joseph said unto him, This [is] the interpretation of it: The dreamed a dream, and [there is] none that can interpret it:
three branches [are] three days: {40:13} Yet within three and I have heard say of thee, [that] thou canst understand a
days shall Pharaoh lift up thine head, and restore thee unto dream to interpret it. {41:16} And Joseph answered
thy place: and thou shalt deliver Pharaoh’s cup into his Pharaoh, saying, [It is] not in me: God shall give Pharaoh an
hand, after the former manner when thou wast his butler. answer of peace. {41:17} And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, In
{40:14} But think on me when it shall be well with thee, my dream, behold, I stood upon the bank of the river:
and shew kindness, I pray thee, unto me, and make mention {41:18} And, behold, there came up out of the river seven
of me unto Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house: kine, fatfleshed and well favoured; and they fed in a
{40:15} For indeed I was stolen away out of the land of the meadow: {41:19} And, behold, seven other kine came up
Hebrews: and here also have I done nothing that they should after them, poor and very ill favoured and leanfleshed, such
put me into the dungeon. {40:16} When the chief baker saw as I never saw in all the land of Egypt for badness: {41:20}
that the interpretation was good, he said unto Joseph, I also And the lean and the ill favoured kine did eat up the first
[was] in my dream, and, behold, [I had] three white baskets seven fat kine: {41:21} And when they had eaten them up,
on my head: {40:17} And in the uppermost basket [there it could not be known that they had eaten them; but they
was] of all manner of bakemeats for Pharaoh; and the birds [were] still ill favoured, as at the beginning. So I awoke.
did eat them out of the basket upon my head. {40:18} And {41:22} And I saw in my dream, and, behold, seven ears
Joseph answered and said, This [is] the interpretation came up in one stalk, full and good: {41:23} And, behold,
thereof: The three baskets [are] three days: {40:19} Yet seven ears, withered, thin, [and] blasted with the east wind,
within three days shall Pharaoh lift up thy head from off sprung up after them: {41:24} And the thin ears devoured
thee, and shall hang thee on a tree; and the birds shall eat the seven good ears: and I told [this] unto the magicians; but
thy flesh from off thee. [there was] none that could declare [it] to me.

{40:20} And it came to pass the third day, [which was] {41:25} And Joseph said unto Pharaoh, The dream of
Pharaoh’s birthday, that he made a feast unto all his Pharaoh [is] one: God hath shewed Pharaoh what he [is]
servants: and he lifted up the head of the chief butler and of about to do. {41:26} The seven good kine [are] seven years;
the chief baker among his servants. {40:21} And he and the seven good ears [are] seven years: the dream [is]
restored the chief butler unto his butlership again; and he one. {41:27} And the seven thin and ill favoured kine that
gave the cup into Pharaoh’s hand: {40:22} But he hanged came up after them [are] seven years; and the seven empty
the chief baker: as Joseph had interpreted to them. {40:23} ears blasted with the east wind shall be seven years of
Yet did not the chief butler remember Joseph, but forgat famine. {41:28} This [is] the thing which I have spoken
him. unto Pharaoh: What God [is] about to do he sheweth unto
Pharaoh. {41:29} Behold, there come seven years of great
{41:1} And it came to pass at the end of two full years, plenty throughout all the land of Egypt: {41:30} And there
that Pharaoh dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the river. shall arise after them seven years of famine; and all the
{41:2} And, behold, there came up out of the river seven plenty shall be forgotten in the land of Egypt; and the
well favoured kine and fatfleshed; and they fed in a famine shall consume the land; {41:31} And the plenty
meadow. {41:3} And, behold, seven other kine came up shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine
after them out of the river, ill favoured and leanfleshed; and following; for it [shall be] very grievous. {41:32} And for
stood by the [other] kine upon the brink of the river. {41:4} that the dream was doubled unto Pharaoh twice; [it is]
And the ill favoured and leanfleshed kine did eat up the because the thing [is] established by God, and God will
seven well favoured and fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke. {41:5} shortly bring it to pass. {41:33} Now therefore let Pharaoh
And he slept and dreamed the second time: and, behold, look out a man discreet and wise, and set him over the land
seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, rank and good. of Egypt. {41:34} Let Pharaoh do [this,] and let him appoint
{41:6} And, behold, seven thin ears and blasted with the officers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land
east wind sprung up after them. {41:7} And the seven thin of Egypt in the seven plenteous years. {41:35} And let them
ears devoured the seven rank and full ears. And Pharaoh gather all the food of those good years that come, and lay up
awoke, and, behold, [it was] a dream. {41:8} And it came to corn under the hand of Pharaoh, and let them keep food in
pass in the morning that his spirit was troubled; and he sent the cities. {41:36} And that food shall be for store to the
and called for all the magicians of Egypt, and all the wise land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the
men thereof: and Pharaoh told them his dream; but [there land of Egypt; that the land perish not through the famine.
was] none that could interpret them unto Pharaoh.
{41:37} And the thing was good in the eyes of Pharaoh,
{41:9} Then spake the chief butler unto Pharaoh, saying, I and in the eyes of all his servants. {41:38} And Pharaoh
do remember my faults this day: {41:10} Pharaoh was said unto his servants, Can we find [such a one] as this [is,]
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a man in whom the Spirit of God is? {41:39} And Pharaoh and he said unto them, Whence come ye? And they said,
said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee all From the land of Canaan to buy food. {42:8} And Joseph
this, [there is] none so discreet and wise as thou [art: knew his brethren, but they knew not him. {42:9} And
]{41:40} Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto Joseph remembered the dreams which he dreamed of them,
thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne and said unto them, Ye [are] spies; to see the nakedness of
will I be greater than thou. {41:41} And Pharaoh said unto the land ye are come. {42:10} And they said unto him, Nay,
Joseph, See, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt. my lord, but to buy food are thy servants come. {42:11} We
{41:42} And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, and [are] all one man’s sons; we [are] true [men,] thy servants
put it upon Joseph’s hand, and arrayed him in vestures of are no spies. {42:12} And he said unto them, Nay, but to
fine linen, and put a gold chain about his neck; {41:43} And see the nakedness of the land ye are come. {42:13} And
he made him to ride in the second chariot which he had; and they said, Thy servants [are] twelve brethren, the sons of
they cried before him, Bow the knee: and he made him one man in the land of Canaan; and, behold, the youngest
[ruler] over all the land of Egypt. {41:44} And Pharaoh said [is] this day with our father, and one [is] not. {42:14} And
unto Joseph, I [am] Pharaoh, and without thee shall no man Joseph said unto them, That [is it] that I spake unto you,
lift up his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt. {41:45} And saying, Ye [are] spies: {42:15} Hereby ye shall be proved:
Pharaoh called Joseph’s name Zaphnath-paaneah; and he By the life of Pharaoh ye shall not go forth hence, except
gave him to wife Asenath the daughter of Poti- pherah priest your youngest brother come hither. {42:16} Send one of
of On. And Joseph went out over [all] the land of Egypt. you, and let him fetch your brother, and ye shall be kept in
prison, that your words may be proved, whether [there be
{41:46} And Joseph [was] thirty years old when he stood any] truth in you: or else by the life of Pharaoh surely ye
before Pharaoh king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from [are] spies. {42:17} And he put them all together into ward
the presence of Pharaoh, and went throughout all the land of three days. {42:18} And Joseph said unto them the third
Egypt. {41:47} And in the seven plenteous years the earth day, This do, and live; [for] I fear God: {42:19} If ye [be]
brought forth by handfuls. {41:48} And he gathered up all true [men,] let one of your brethren be bound in the house
the food of the seven years, which were in the land of of your prison: go ye, carry corn for the famine of your
Egypt, and laid up the food in the cities: the food of the houses: {42:20} But bring your youngest brother unto me;
field, which [was] round about every city, laid he up in the so shall your words be verified, and ye shall not die. And
same. {41:49} And Joseph gathered corn as the sand of the they did so.
sea, very much, until he left numbering; for [it was] without
number. {41:50} And unto Joseph were born two sons {42:21} And they said one to another, We [are] verily
before the years of famine came, which Asenath the guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of
daughter of Poti- pherah priest of On bare unto him. his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear;
{41:51} And Joseph called the name of the firstborn therefore is this distress come upon us. {42:22} And
Manasseh: For God, [said he,] hath made me forget all my Reuben answered them, saying, Spake I not unto you,
toil, and all my father’s house. {41:52} And the name of the saying, Do not sin against the child; and ye would not hear?
second called he Ephraim: For God hath caused me to be therefore, behold, also his blood is required. {42:23} And
fruitful in the land of my affliction. they knew not that Joseph understood [them;] for he spake
unto them by an interpreter. {42:24} And he turned himself
{41:53} And the seven years of plenteousness, that was in about from them, and wept; and returned to them again, and
the land of Egypt, were ended. {41:54} And the seven years communed with them, and took from them Simeon, and
of dearth began to come, according as Joseph had said: and bound him before their eyes.
the dearth was in all lands; but in all the land of Egypt there
was bread. {41:55} And when all the land of Egypt was {42:25} Then Joseph commanded to fill their sacks with
famished, the people cried to Pharaoh for bread: and corn, and to restore every man’s money into his sack, and to
Pharaoh said unto all the Egyptians, Go unto Joseph; what give them provision for the way: and thus did he unto them.
he saith to you, do. {41:56} And the famine was over all the {42:26} And they laded their asses with the corn, and
face of the earth: and Joseph opened all the storehouses, and departed thence. {42:27} And as one of them opened his
sold unto the Egyptians; and the famine waxed sore in the sack to give his ass provender in the inn, he espied his
land of Egypt. {41:57} And all countries came into Egypt to money; for, behold, it [was] in his sack’s mouth. {42:28}
Joseph for to buy [corn;] because that the famine was so And he said unto his brethren, My money is restored; and,
sore in all lands. lo, [it is] even in my sack: and their heart failed [them,] and
they were afraid, saying one to another, What [is] this [that]
{42:1} Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, God hath done unto us?
Jacob said unto his sons, Why do ye look one upon another?
{42:2} And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn {42:29} And they came unto Jacob their father unto the
in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; land of Canaan, and told him all that befell unto them;
that we may live, and not die. saying, {42:30} The man, [who is] the lord of the land,
spake roughly to us, and took us for spies of the country.
{42:3} And Joseph’s ten brethren went down to buy corn {42:31} And we said unto him, We [are] true [men;] we are
in Egypt. {42:4} But Benjamin, Joseph’s brother, Jacob sent no spies: {42:32} We [be] twelve brethren, sons of our
not with his brethren; for he said, Lest peradventure father; one [is] not, and the youngest [is] this day with our
mischief befall him. {42:5} And the sons of Israel came to father in the land of Canaan. {42:33} And the man, the lord
buy [corn] among those that came: for the famine was in the of the country, said unto us, Hereby shall I know that ye
land of Canaan. {42:6} And Joseph [was] the governor over [are] true [men;] leave one of your brethren [here] with me,
the land, [and] he [it was] that sold to all the people of the and take [food for] the famine of your households, and be
land: and Joseph’s brethren came, and bowed down gone: {42:34} And bring your youngest brother unto me:
themselves before him [with] their faces to the earth. {42:7} then shall I know that ye [are] no spies, but [that] ye [are]
And Joseph saw his brethren, and he knew them, but made true [men: so] will I deliver you your brother, and ye shall
himself strange unto them, and spake roughly unto them; traffick in the land.
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{42:35} And it came to pass as they emptied their sacks, sack, our money in full weight: and we have brought it
that, behold, every man’s bundle of money [was] in his again in our hand. {43:22} And other money have we
sack: and when [both] they and their father saw the bundles brought down in our hands to buy food: we cannot tell who
of money, they were afraid. {42:36} And Jacob their father put our money in our sacks. {43:23} And he said, Peace
said unto them, Me have ye bereaved [of my children:] [be] to you, fear not: your God, and the God of your father,
Joseph [is] not, and Simeon [is] not, and ye will take hath given you treasure in your sacks: I had your money.
Benjamin [away:] all these things are against me. {42:37} And he brought Simeon out unto them. {43:24} And the
And Reuben spake unto his father, saying, Slay my two man brought the men into Joseph’s house, and gave [them]
sons, if I bring him not to thee: deliver him into my hand, water, and they washed their feet; and he gave their asses
and I will bring him to thee again. {42:38} And he said, My provender. {43:25} And they made ready the present
son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and against Joseph came at noon: for they heard that they should
he is left alone: if mischief befall him by the way in the eat bread there.
which ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with
sorrow to the grave. {43:26} And when Joseph came home, they brought him
the present which [was] in their hand into the house, and
{43:1} And the famine [was] sore in the land. {43:2} And bowed themselves to him to the earth. {43:27} And he
it came to pass, when they had eaten up the corn which they asked them of [their] welfare, and said, [Is] your father well,
had brought out of Egypt, their father said unto them, Go the old man of whom ye spake? [Is] he yet alive? {43:28}
again, buy us a little food. {43:3} And Judah spake unto And they answered, Thy servant our father [is] in good
him, saying, The man did solemnly protest unto us, saying, health, he [is] yet alive. And they bowed down their heads,
Ye shall not see my face, except your brother [be] with you. and made obeisance. {43:29} And he lifted up his eyes, and
{43:4} If thou wilt send our brother with us, we will go saw his brother Benjamin, his mother’s son, and said, [Is]
down and buy thee food: {43:5} But if thou wilt not send this your younger brother, of whom ye spake unto me? And
[him,] we will not go down: for the man said unto us, Ye he said, God be gracious unto thee, my son. {43:30} And
shall not see my face, except your brother [be] with you. Joseph made haste; for his bowels did yearn upon his
{43:6} And Israel said, Wherefore dealt ye so ill with me, brother: and he sought [where] to weep; and he entered into
as to tell the man whether ye had yet a brother? {43:7} And [his] chamber, and wept there. {43:31} And he washed his
they said, The man asked us straitly of our state, and of our face, and went out, and refrained himself, and said, Set on
kindred, saying, [Is] your father yet alive? have ye [another] bread. {43:32} And they set on for him by himself, and for
brother? and we told him according to the tenor of these them by themselves, and for the Egyptians, which did eat
words: could we certainly know that he would say, Bring with him, by themselves: because the Egyptians might not
your brother down? {43:8} And Judah said unto Israel his eat bread with the Hebrews; for that [is] an abomination
father, Send the lad with me, and we will arise and go; that unto the Egyptians. {43:33} And they sat before him, the
we may live, and not die, both we, and thou, [and] also our firstborn according to his birthright, and the youngest
little ones. {43:9} I will be surety for him; of my hand shalt according to his youth: and the men marvelled one at
thou require him: if I bring him not unto thee, and set him another. {43:34} And he took [and sent] messes unto them
before thee, then let me bear the blame for ever: {43:10} from before him: but Benjamin’s mess was five times so
For except we had lingered, surely now we had returned this much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry with
second time. {43:11} And their father Israel said unto them, him.
If [it must be] so now, do this; take of the best fruits in the
land in your vessels, and carry down the man a present, a {44:1} And he commanded the steward of his house,
little balm, and a little honey, spices, and myrrh, nuts, and saying, Fill the men’s sacks [with] food, as much as they
almonds: {43:12} And take double money in your hand; can carry, and put every man’s money in his sack’s mouth.
and the money that was brought again in the mouth of your {44:2} And put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack’s mouth
sacks, carry [it] again in your hand; peradventure it [was] an of the youngest, and his corn money. And he did according
oversight: {43:13} Take also your brother, and arise, go to the word that Joseph had spoken. {44:3} As soon as the
again unto the man: {43:14} And God Almighty give you morning was light, the men were sent away, they and their
mercy before the man, that he may send away your other asses. {44:4} [And] when they were gone out of the city,
brother, and Benjamin. If I be bereaved [of my children,] I [and] not [yet] far off, Joseph said unto his steward, Up,
am bereaved. follow after the men; and when thou dost overtake them,
say unto them, Wherefore have ye rewarded evil for good?
{43:15} And the men took that present, and they took {44:5} [Is] not this [it] in which my lord drinketh, and
double money in their hand, and Benjamin; and rose up, and whereby indeed he divineth? ye have done evil in so doing.
went down to Egypt, and stood before Joseph. {43:16} And
when Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the ruler {44:6} And he overtook them, and he spake unto them
of his house, Bring [these] men home, and slay, and make these same words. {44:7} And they said unto him,
ready; for [these] men shall dine with me at noon. {43:17} Wherefore saith my lord these words? God forbid that thy
And the man did as Joseph bade; and the man brought the servants should do according to this thing: {44:8} Behold,
men into Joseph’s house. {43:18} And the men were afraid, the money, which we found in our sacks’ mouths, we
because they were brought into Joseph’s house; and they brought again unto thee out of the land of Canaan: how then
said, Because of the money that was returned in our sacks at should we steal out of thy lord’s house silver or gold?
the first time are we brought in; that he may seek occasion {44:9} With whomsoever of thy servants it be found, both
against us, and fall upon us, and take us for bondmen, and let him die, and we also will be my lord’s bondmen.
our asses. {43:19} And they came near to the steward of {44:10} And he said, Now also [let] it [be] according unto
Joseph’s house, and they communed with him at the door of your words; he with whom it is found shall be my servant;
the house, {43:20} And said, O sir, we came indeed down and ye shall be blameless. {44:11} Then they speedily took
at the first time to buy food: {43:21} And it came to pass, down every man his sack to the ground, and opened every
when we came to the inn, that we opened our sacks, and, man his sack. {44:12} And he searched, [and] began at the
behold, [every] man’s money [was] in the mouth of his eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in
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Benjamin’s sack. {44:13} Then they rent their clothes, and {45:6} For these two years [hath] the famine [been] in the
laded every man his ass, and returned to the city. land: and yet [there are] five years, in the which [there shall]
neither [be] earing nor harvest. {45:7} And God sent me
{44:14} And Judah and his brethren came to Joseph’s before you to preserve you a posterity in the earth, and to
house; for he [was] yet there: and they fell before him on save your lives by a great deliverance. {45:8} So now [it
the ground. {44:15} And Joseph said unto them, What deed was] not you [that] sent me hither, but God: and he hath
[is] this that ye have done? wot ye not that such a man as I made me a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house, and
can certainly divine? {44:16} And Judah said, What shall a ruler throughout all the land of Egypt. {45:9} Haste ye,
we say unto my lord? what shall we speak? or how shall we and go up to my father, and say unto him, Thus saith thy
clear ourselves? God hath found out the iniquity of thy son Joseph, God hath made me lord of all Egypt: come
servants: behold, we [are] my lord’s servants, both we, and down unto me, tarry not: {45:10} And thou shalt dwell in
[he] also with whom the cup is found. {44:17} And he said, the land of Goshen, and thou shalt be near unto me, thou,
God forbid that I should do so: [but] the man in whose hand and thy children, and thy children’s children, and thy flocks,
the cup is found, he shall be my servant; and as for you, get and thy herds, and all that thou hast: {45:11} And there will
you up in peace unto your father. I nourish thee; for yet [there are] five years of famine; lest
thou, and thy household, and all that thou hast, come to
{44:18} Then Judah came near unto him, and said, Oh my poverty. {45:12} And, behold, your eyes see, and the eyes
lord, let thy servant, I pray thee, speak a word in my lord’s of my brother Benjamin, that [it is] my mouth that speaketh
ears, and let not thine anger burn against thy servant: for unto you. {45:13} And ye shall tell my father of all my
thou [art] even as Pharaoh. {44:19} My lord asked his glory in Egypt, and of all that ye have seen; and ye shall
servants, saying, Have ye a father, or a brother? {44:20} haste and bring down my father hither. {45:14} And he fell
And we said unto my lord, We have a father, an old man, upon his brother Benjamin’s neck, and wept; and Benjamin
and a child of his old age, a little one; and his brother is wept upon his neck. {45:15} Moreover he kissed all his
dead, and he alone is left of his mother, and his father loveth brethren, and wept upon them: and after that his brethren
him. {44:21} And thou saidst unto thy servants, Bring him talked with him.
down unto me, that I may set mine eyes upon him. {44:22}
And we said unto my lord, The lad cannot leave his father: {45:16} And the fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh’s
for [if] he should leave his father, [his father] would die. house, saying, Joseph’s brethren are come: and it pleased
{44:23} And thou saidst unto thy servants, Except your Pharaoh well, and his servants. {45:17} And Pharaoh said
youngest brother come down with you, ye shall see my face unto Joseph, Say unto thy brethren, This do ye; lade your
no more. {44:24} And it came to pass when we came up beasts, and go, get you unto the land of Canaan; {45:18}
unto thy servant my father, we told him the words of my And take your father and your households, and come unto
lord. {44:25} And our father said, Go again, [and] buy us a me: and I will give you the good of the land of Egypt, and
little food. {44:26} And we said, We cannot go down: if our ye shall eat the fat of the land. {45:19} Now thou art
youngest brother be with us, then will we go down: for we commanded, this do ye; take you wagons out of the land of
may not see the man’s face, except our youngest brother Egypt for your little ones, and for your wives, and bring
[be] with us. {44:27} And thy servant my father said unto your father, and come. {45:20} Also regard not your stuff;
us, Ye know that my wife bare me two [sons: ]{44:28} And for the good of all the land of Egypt [is] yours. {45:21} And
the one went out from me, and I said, Surely he is torn in the children of Israel did so: and Joseph gave them wagons,
pieces; and I saw him not since: {44:29} And if ye take this according to the commandment of Pharaoh, and gave them
also from me, and mischief befall him, ye shall bring down provision for the way. {45:22} To all of them he gave each
my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave. {44:30} Now man changes of raiment; but to Benjamin he gave three
therefore when I come to thy servant my father, and the lad hundred [pieces] of silver, and five changes of raiment.
[be] not with us; seeing that his life is bound up in the lad’s {45:23} And to his father he sent after this [manner;] ten
life; {44:31} It shall come to pass, when he seeth that the asses laden with the good things of Egypt, and ten she asses
lad [is] not [with us,] that he will die: and thy servants shall laden with corn and bread and meat for his father by the
bring down the gray hairs of thy servant our father with way. {45:24} So he sent his brethren away, and they
sorrow to the grave. {44:32} For thy servant became surety departed: and he said unto them, See that ye fall not out by
for the lad unto my father, saying, If I bring him not unto the way.
thee, then I shall bear the blame to my father for ever.
{44:33} Now therefore, I pray thee, let thy servant abide {45:25} And they went up out of Egypt, and came into the
instead of the lad a bondman to my lord; and let the lad go land of Canaan unto Jacob their father, {45:26} And told
up with his brethren. {44:34} For how shall I go up to my him, saying, Joseph [is] yet alive, and he [is] governor over
father, and the lad [be] not with me? lest peradventure I see all the land of Egypt. And Jacob’s heart fainted, for he
the evil that shall come on my father. believed them not. {45:27} And they told him all the words
of Joseph, which he had said unto them: and when he saw
{45:1} Then Joseph could not refrain himself before all the wagons which Joseph had sent to carry him, the spirit of
them that stood by him; and he cried, Cause every man to Jacob their father revived: {45:28} And Israel said, [It is]
go out from me. And there stood no man with him, while enough; Joseph my son [is] yet alive: I will go and see him
Joseph made himself known unto his brethren. {45:2} And before I die.
he wept aloud: and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh
heard. {45:3} And Joseph said unto his brethren, I [am] {46:1} And Israel took his journey with all that he had,
Joseph; doth my father yet live? And his brethren could not and came to Beer-sheba, and offered sacrifices unto the God
answer him; for they were troubled at his presence. {45:4} of his father Isaac. {46:2} And God spake unto Israel in the
And Joseph said unto his brethren, Come near to me, I pray visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob. And he said,
you. And they came near. And he said, I [am] Joseph your Here [am] I. {46:3} And he said, I [am] God, the God of thy
brother, whom ye sold into Egypt. {45:5} Now therefore be father: fear not to go down into Egypt; for I will there make
not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me of thee a great nation: {46:4} I will go down with thee into
hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life. Egypt; and I will also surely bring thee up [again:] and
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Joseph shall put his hand upon thine eyes. {46:5} And direct his face unto Goshen; and they came into the land of
Jacob rose up from Beer-sheba: and the sons of Israel Goshen. {46:29} And Joseph made ready his chariot, and
carried Jacob their father, and their little ones, and their went up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and presented
wives, in the wagons which Pharaoh had sent to carry him. himself unto him; and he fell on his neck, and wept on his
{46:6} And they took their cattle, and their goods, which neck a good while. {46:30} And Israel said unto Joseph,
they had gotten in the land of Canaan, and came into Egypt, Now let me die, since I have seen thy face, because thou
Jacob, and all his seed with him: {46:7} His sons, and his [art] yet alive. {46:31} And Joseph said unto his brethren,
sons’ sons with him, his daughters, and his sons’ daughters, and unto his father’s house, I will go up, and shew Pharaoh,
and all his seed brought he with him into Egypt. and say unto him, My brethren, and my father’s house,
which [were] in the land of Canaan, are come unto me;
{46:8} And these [are] the names of the children of Israel, {46:32} And the men [are] shepherds, for their trade hath
which came into Egypt, Jacob and his sons: Reuben, been to feed cattle; and they have brought their flocks, and
Jacob’s firstborn. {46:9} And the sons of Reuben; Hanoch, their herds, and all that they have. {46:33} And it shall
and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. come to pass, when Pharaoh shall call you, and shall say,
What [is] your occupation? {46:34} That ye shall say, Thy
{46:10} And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel, and Jamin, and servants’ trade hath been about cattle from our youth even
Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, and Shaul the son of a until now, both we, [and] also our fathers: that ye may dwell
Canaanitish woman. in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd [is] an
abomination unto the Egyptians.
{46:11} And the sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and
Merari. {47:1} Then Joseph came and told Pharaoh, and said, My
father and my brethren, and their flocks, and their herds,
{46:12} And the sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah, and all that they have, are come out of the land of Canaan;
and Pharez, and Zarah: but Er and Onan died in the land of and, behold, they [are] in the land of Goshen. {47:2} And
Canaan. And the sons of Pharez were Hezron and Hamul. he took some of his brethren, [even] five men, and
presented them unto Pharaoh. {47:3} And Pharaoh said
{46:13} And the sons of Issachar; Tola, and Phuvah, and unto his brethren, What [is] your occupation? And they said
Job, and Shimron. unto Pharaoh, Thy servants [are] shepherds, both we, [and]
also our fathers. {47:4} They said moreover unto Pharaoh,
{46:14} And the sons of Zebulun; Sered, and Elon, and For to sojourn in the land are we come; for thy servants
Jahleel. {46:15} These [be] the sons of Leah, which she have no pasture for their flocks; for the famine [is] sore in
bare unto Jacob in Padan-aram, with his daughter Dinah: all the land of Canaan: now therefore, we pray thee, let thy
the souls of his sons and his daughters [were] thirty and servants dwell in the land of Goshen. {47:5} And Pharaoh
three. spake unto Joseph, saying, Thy father and thy brethren are
come unto thee: {47:6} The land of Egypt [is] before thee;
{46:16} And the sons of Gad; Ziphion, and Haggi, Shuni, in the best of the land make thy father and brethren to dwell;
and Ezbon, Eri, and Arodi, and Areli. in the land of Goshen let them dwell: and if thou knowest
[any] men of activity among them, then make them rulers
{46:17} And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and Ishuah, and over my cattle. {47:7} And Joseph brought in Jacob his
Isui, and Beriah, and Serah their sister: and the sons of father, and set him before Pharaoh: and Jacob blessed
Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel. {46:18} These [are] the sons Pharaoh. {47:8} And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How old
of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to Leah his daughter, and [art] thou? {47:9} And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days
these she bare unto Jacob, [even] sixteen souls. {46:19} The of the years of my pilgrimage [are] an hundred and thirty
sons of Rachel Jacob’s wife; Joseph, and Benjamin. years: few and evil have the days of the years of my life
been, and have not attained unto the days of the years of the
{46:20} And unto Joseph in the land of Egypt were born life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage. {47:10}
Manasseh and Ephraim, which Asenath the daughter of Poti- And Jacob blessed Pharaoh, and went out from before
pherah priest of On bare unto him. Pharaoh.

{46:21} And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, and {47:11} And Joseph placed his father and his brethren,
Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, in the best
Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard. {46:22} These [are] the of the land, in the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh had
sons of Rachel, which were born to Jacob: all the souls commanded. {47:12} And Joseph nourished his father, and
[were] fourteen. his brethren, and all his father’s household, with bread,
according to [their] families.
{46:23} And the sons of Dan; Hushim.
{47:13} And [there was] no bread in all the land; for the
{46:24} And the sons of Naphtali; Jahzeel, and Guni, and famine [was] very sore, so that the land of Egypt and [all]
Jezer, and Shillem. {46:25} These [are] the sons of Bilhah, the land of Canaan fainted by reason of the famine. {47:14}
which Laban gave unto Rachel his daughter, and she bare And Joseph gathered up all the money that was found in the
these unto Jacob: all the souls [were] seven. {46:26} All the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for the corn which
souls that came with Jacob into Egypt, which came out of they bought: and Joseph brought the money into Pharaoh’s
his loins, besides Jacob’s sons’ wives, all the souls [were] house. {47:15} And when money failed in the land of
threescore and six; {46:27} And the sons of Joseph, which Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came
were born him in Egypt, [were] two souls: all the souls of unto Joseph, and said, Give us bread: for why should we die
the house of Jacob, which came into Egypt, [were] in thy presence? for the money faileth. {47:16} And Joseph
threescore and ten. said, Give your cattle; and I will give you for your cattle, if
money fail. {47:17} And they brought their cattle unto
{46:28} And he sent Judah before him unto Joseph, to Joseph: and Joseph gave them bread [in exchange] for
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horses, and for the flocks, and for the cattle of the herds, buried her there in the way of Ephrath; the same is
and for the asses: and he fed them with bread for all their Bethlehem. {48:8} And Israel beheld Joseph’s sons, and
cattle for that year. {47:18} When that year was ended, they said, Who [are] these? {48:9} And Joseph said unto his
came unto him the second year, and said unto him, We will father, They [are] my sons, whom God hath given me in this
not hide [it] from my lord, how that our money is spent; my [place.] And he said, Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, and I
lord also hath our herds of cattle; there is not ought left in will bless them. {48:10} Now the eyes of Israel were dim
the sight of my lord, but our bodies, and our lands: {47:19} for age, [so that] he could not see. And he brought them
Wherefore shall we die before thine eyes, both we and our near unto him; and he kissed them, and embraced them.
land? buy us and our land for bread, and we and our land {48:11} And Israel said unto Joseph, I had not thought to
will be servants unto Pharaoh: and give [us] seed, that we see thy face: and, lo, God hath shewed me also thy seed.
may live, and not die, that the land be not desolate. {47:20} {48:12} And Joseph brought them out from between his
And Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh; for knees, and he bowed himself with his face to the earth.
the Egyptians sold every man his field, because the famine {48:13} And Joseph took them both, Ephraim in his right
prevailed over them: so the land became Pharaoh’s. {47:21} hand toward Israel’s left hand, and Manasseh in his left
And as for the people, he removed them to cities from [one] hand toward Israel’s right hand, and brought [them] near
end of the borders of Egypt even to the [other] end thereof. unto him. {48:14} And Israel stretched out his right hand,
{47:22} Only the land of the priests bought he not; for the and laid it upon Ephraim’s head, who [was] the younger,
priests had a portion [assigned them] of Pharaoh, and did and his left hand upon Manasseh’s head, guiding his hands
eat their portion which Pharaoh gave them: wherefore they wittingly; for Manasseh [was] the firstborn.
sold not their lands. {47:23} Then Joseph said unto the
people, Behold, I have bought you this day and your land {48:15} And he blessed Joseph, and said, God, before
for Pharaoh: lo, [here is] seed for you, and ye shall sow the whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac did walk, the God
land. {47:24} And it shall come to pass in the increase, that which fed me all my life long unto this day, {48:16} The
ye shall give the fifth [part] unto Pharaoh, and four parts Angel which redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and
shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers
and for them of your households, and for food for your little Abraham and Isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in
ones. {47:25} And they said, Thou hast saved our lives: let the midst of the earth. {48:17} And when Joseph saw that
us find grace in the sight of my lord, and we will be his father laid his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it
Pharaoh’s servants. {47:26} And Joseph made it a law over displeased him: and he held up his father’s hand, to remove
the land of Egypt unto this day, [that] Pharaoh should have it from Ephraim’s head unto Manasseh’s head. {48:18} And
the fifth [part;] except the land of the priests only, [which] Joseph said unto his father, Not so, my father: for this [is]
became not Pharaoh’s. the firstborn; put thy right hand upon his head. {48:19} And
his father refused, and said, I know [it,] my son, I know [it:]
{47:27} And Israel dwelt in the land of Egypt, in the he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great:
country of Goshen; and they had possessions therein, and but truly his younger brother shall be greater than he, and
grew, and multiplied exceedingly. {47:28} And Jacob lived his seed shall become a multitude of nations. {48:20} And
in the land of Egypt seventeen years: so the whole age of he blessed them that day, saying, In thee shall Israel bless,
Jacob was an hundred forty and seven years. {47:29} And saying, God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh: and he
the time drew nigh that Israel must die: and he called his set Ephraim before Manasseh. {48:21} And Israel said unto
son Joseph, and said unto him, If now I have found grace in Joseph, Behold, I die: but God shall be with you, and bring
thy sight, put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, and deal you again unto the land of your fathers. {48:22} Moreover I
kindly and truly with me; bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt: have given to thee one portion above thy brethren, which I
{47:30} But I will lie with my fathers, and thou shalt carry took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with
me out of Egypt, and bury me in their buryingplace. And he my bow.
said, I will do as thou hast said. {47:31} And he said, Swear
unto me. And he sware unto him. And Israel bowed himself {49:1} And Jacob called unto his sons, and said, Gather
upon the bed’s head. yourselves together, that I may tell you [that] which shall
befall you in the last days. {49:2} Gather yourselves
{48:1} And it came to pass after these things, that [one] together, and hear, ye sons of Jacob; and hearken unto Israel
told Joseph, Behold, thy father [is] sick: and he took with your father.
him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. {48:2} And [one]
told Jacob, and said, Behold, thy son Joseph cometh unto {49:3} Reuben, thou [art] my firstborn, my might, and the
thee: and Israel strengthened himself, and sat upon the bed. beginning of my strength, the excellency of dignity, and the
{48:3} And Jacob said unto Joseph, God Almighty excellency of power: {49:4} Unstable as water, thou shalt
appeared unto me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed not excel; because thou wentest up to thy father’s bed; then
me, {48:4} And said unto me, Behold, I will make thee defiledst thou [it:] he went up to my couch.
fruitful, and multiply thee, and I will make of thee a
multitude of people; and will give this land to thy seed after {49:5} Simeon and Levi [are] brethren; instruments of
thee [for] an everlasting possession. cruelty [are in] their habitations. {49:6} O my soul, come
not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour,
{48:5} And now thy two sons, Ephraim and Manasseh, be not thou united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in
which were born unto thee in the land of Egypt before I their selfwill they digged down a wall. {49:7} Cursed [be]
came unto thee into Egypt, [are] mine; as Reuben and their anger, for [it was] fierce; and their wrath, for it was
Simeon, they shall be mine. {48:6} And thy issue, which cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.
thou begettest after them, shall be thine, [and] shall be
called after the name of their brethren in their inheritance. {49:8} Judah, thou [art he] whom thy brethren shall
{48:7} And as for me, when I came from Padan, Rachel praise: thy hand [shall be] in the neck of thine enemies; thy
died by me in the land of Canaan in the way, when yet father’s children shall bow down before thee. {49:9} Judah
[there was] but a little way to come unto Ephrath: and I [is] a lion’s whelp: from the prey, my son, thou art gone up:
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he stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion; {50:1} And Joseph fell upon his father’s face, and wept
who shall rouse him up? {49:10} The sceptre shall not upon him, and kissed him. {50:2} And Joseph commanded
depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, his servants the physicians to embalm his father: and the
until Shiloh come; and unto him [shall] the gathering of the physicians embalmed Israel. {50:3} And forty days were
people [be. ]{49:11} Binding his foal unto the vine, and his fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those which
ass’s colt unto the choice vine; he washed his garments in are embalmed: and the Egyptians mourned for him
wine, and his clothes in the blood of grapes: {49:12} His threescore and ten days. {50:4} And when the days of his
eyes [shall be] red with wine, and his teeth white with milk. mourning were past, Joseph spake unto the house of
Pharaoh, saying, If now I have found grace in your eyes,
{49:13} Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of the sea; and speak, I pray you, in the ears of Pharaoh, saying, {50:5} My
he [shall be] for an haven of ships; and his border [shall be] father made me swear, saying, Lo, I die: in my grave which
unto Zidon. I have digged for me in the land of Canaan, there shalt thou
bury me. Now therefore let me go up, I pray thee, and bury
{49:14} Issachar [is] a strong ass couching down between my father, and I will come again. {50:6} And Pharaoh said,
two burdens: {49:15} And he saw that rest [was] good, and Go up, and bury thy father, according as he made thee
the land that [it was] pleasant; and bowed his shoulder to swear.
bear, and became a servant unto tribute.
{50:7} And Joseph went up to bury his father: and with
{49:16} Dan shall judge his people, as one of the tribes of him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his
Israel. {49:17} Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an adder house, and all the elders of the land of Egypt, {50:8} And
in the path, that biteth the horse heels, so that his rider shall all the house of Joseph, and his brethren, and his father’s
fall backward. {49:18} I have waited for thy salvation, O house: only their little ones, and their flocks, and their
LORD. herds, they left in the land of Goshen. {50:9} And there
went up with him both chariots and horsemen: and it was a
{49:19} Gad, a troop shall overcome him: but he shall very great company. {50:10} And they came to the
overcome at the last. threshingfloor of Atad, which [is] beyond Jordan, and there
they mourned with a great and very sore lamentation: and
{49:20} Out of Asher his bread [shall be] fat, and he shall he made a mourning for his father seven days. {50:11} And
yield royal dainties. when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the
mourning in the floor of Atad, they said, This [is] a grievous
{49:21} Naphtali [is] a hind let loose: he giveth goodly mourning to the Egyptians: wherefore the name of it was
words. called Abel-mizraim, which [is] beyond Jordan. {50:12}
And his sons did unto him according as he commanded
{49:22} Joseph [is] a fruitful bough, [even] a fruitful them: {50:13} For his sons carried him into the land of
bough by a well; [whose] branches run over the wall: Canaan, and buried him in the cave of the field of
{49:23} The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot [at Machpelah, which Abraham bought with the field for a
him,] and hated him: {49:24} But his bow abode in possession of a buryingplace of Ephron the Hittite, before
strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the Mamre.
hands of the mighty [God] of Jacob; (from thence [is] the
shepherd, the stone of Israel:) {49:25} [Even] by the God of {50:14} And Joseph returned into Egypt, he, and his
thy father, who shall help thee; and by the Almighty, who brethren, and all that went up with him to bury his father,
shall bless thee with blessings of heaven above, blessings of after he had buried his father.
the deep that lieth under, blessings of the breasts, and of the
womb: {49:26} The blessings of thy father have prevailed {50:15} And when Joseph’s brethren saw that their father
above the blessings of my progenitors unto the utmost was dead, they said, Joseph will peradventure hate us, and
bound of the everlasting hills: they shall be on the head of will certainly requite us all the evil which we did unto him.
Joseph, and on the crown of the head of him that was {50:16} And they sent a messenger unto Joseph, saying,
separate from his brethren. Thy father did command before he died, saying, {50:17} So
shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the
{49:27} Benjamin shall ravin [as] a wolf: in the morning trespass of thy brethren, and their sin; for they did unto thee
he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the evil: and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the
spoil. servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when
they spake unto him. {50:18} And his brethren also went
{49:28} All these [are] the twelve tribes of Israel: and this and fell down before his face; and they said, Behold, we
[is it] that their father spake unto them, and blessed them; [be] thy servants. {50:19} And Joseph said unto them, Fear
every one according to his blessing he blessed them. not: for [am] I in the place of God? {50:20} But as for you,
{49:29} And he charged them, and said unto them, I am to ye thought evil against me; [but] God meant it unto good, to
be gathered unto my people: bury me with my fathers in the bring to pass, as [it is] this day, to save much people alive.
cave that [is] in the field of Ephron the Hittite, {49:30} In {50:21} Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and
the cave that [is] in the field of Machpelah, which [is] your little ones. And he comforted them, and spake kindly
before Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham unto them.
bought with the field of Ephron the Hittite for a possession
of a buryingplace. {49:31} There they buried Abraham and {50:22} And Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he, and his father’s
Sarah his wife; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his house: and Joseph lived an hundred and ten years. {50:23}
wife; and there I buried Leah. {49:32} The purchase of the And Joseph saw Ephraim’s children of the third
field and of the cave that [is] therein [was] from the children [generation:] the children also of Machir the son Manasseh
of Heth. {49:33} And when Jacob had made an end of were brought up upon Joseph’s knees. {50:24} And Joseph
commanding his sons, he gathered up his feet into the bed, said unto his brethren, I die: and God will surely visit you,
and yielded up the ghost, and was gathered unto his people. and bring you out of this land unto the land which he sware
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to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob. {50:25} And Joseph
took an oath of the children of Israel, saying, God will
surely visit you, and ye shall carry up my bones from hence.
{50:26} So Joseph died, [being] an hundred and ten years
old: and they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in
Egypt.
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The Second Book of Moses, Called Exodus had compassion on him, and said, This [is one] of the
Hebrews’ children. {2:7} Then said his sister to Pharaoh’s
daughter, Shall I go and call to thee a nurse of the Hebrew
women, that she may nurse the child for thee? {2:8} And
{1:1} Now these [are] the names of the children of Israel, Pharaoh’s daughter said to her, Go. And the maid went and
which came into Egypt; every man and his household came called the child’s mother. {2:9} And Pharaoh’s daughter
with Jacob. {1:2} Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, {1:3} said unto her, Take this child away, and nurse it for me, and
Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, {1:4} Dan, and Naphtali, I will give [thee] thy wages. And the woman took the child,
Gad, and Asher. {1:5} And all the souls that came out of the and nursed it. {2:10} And the child grew, and she brought
loins of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph was in Egypt him unto Pharaoh’s daughter, and he became her son. And
[already. ]{1:6} And Joseph died, and all his brethren, and she called his name Moses: and she said, Because I drew
all that generation. him out of the water.

{1:7} And the children of Israel were fruitful, and {2:11} And it came to pass in those days, when Moses
increased abundantly, and multiplied, and waxed exceeding was grown, that he went out unto his brethren, and looked
mighty; and the land was filled with them. {1:8} Now there on their burdens: and he spied an Egyptian smiting an
arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph. Hebrew, one of his brethren. {2:12} And he looked this way
{1:9} And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the and that way, and when he saw that [there was] no man, he
children of Israel [are] more and mightier than we: {1:10} slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand. {2:13} And
Come on, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, when he went out the second day, behold, two men of the
and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, Hebrews strove together: and he said to him that did the
they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and wrong, Wherefore smitest thou thy fellow? {2:14} And he
[so] get them up out of the land. {1:11} Therefore they did said, Who made thee a prince and a judge over us? intendest
set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. thou to kill me, as thou killedst the Egyptian? And Moses
And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and feared, and said, Surely this thing is known. {2:15} Now
Raamses. {1:12} But the more they afflicted them, the more when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But
they multiplied and grew. And they were grieved because of Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land
the children of Israel. {1:13} And the Egyptians made the of Midian: and he sat down by a well. {2:16} Now the
children of Israel to serve with rigour: {1:14} And they priest of Midian had seven daughters: and they came and
made their lives bitter with hard bondage, in morter, and in drew [water,] and filled the troughs to water their father’s
brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their flock. {2:17} And the shepherds came and drove them
service, wherein they made them serve, [was] with rigour. away: but Moses stood up and helped them, and watered
their flock. {2:18} And when they came to Reuel their
{1:15} And the king of Egypt spake to the Hebrew father, he said, How [is it that] ye are come so soon to day?
midwives, of which the name of the one [was] Shiphrah, {2:19} And they said, An Egyptian delivered us out of the
and the name of the other Puah: {1:16} And he said, When hand of the shepherds, and also drew [water] enough for us,
ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see and watered the flock. {2:20} And he said unto his
[them] upon the stools; if it [be] a son, then ye shall kill daughters, And where [is] he? why [is] it [that] ye have left
him: but if it [be] a daughter, then she shall live. {1:17} But the man? call him, that he may eat bread. {2:21} And
the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave
commanded them, but saved the men children alive. {1:18} Moses Zipporah his daughter. {2:22} And she bare [him] a
And the king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said son, and he called his name Gershom: for he said, I have
unto them, Why have ye done this thing, and have saved the been a stranger in a strange land.
men children alive? {1:19} And the midwives said unto
Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women [are] not as the {2:23} And it came to pass in process of time, that the
Egyptian women; for they [are] lively, and are delivered ere king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed by
the midwives come in unto them. {1:20} Therefore God reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up
dealt well with the midwives: and the people multiplied, and unto God by reason of the bondage. {2:24} And God heard
waxed very mighty. {1:21} And it came to pass, because their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with
the midwives feared God, that he made them houses. {1:22} Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob. {2:25} And God
And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that looked upon the children of Israel, and God had respect
is born ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye unto [them.
shall save alive.
]{3:1} Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in
{2:1} And there went a man of the house of Levi, and law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the
took [to wife] a daughter of Levi. {2:2} And the woman backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God,
conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he [even] to Horeb. {3:2} And the angel of the LORD
[was a] goodly [child,] she hid him three months. {2:3} And appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a
when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire,
of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and and the bush [was] not consumed. {3:3} And Moses said, I
put the child therein; and she laid [it] in the flags by the will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is
river’s brink. {2:4} And his sister stood afar off, to wit what not burnt. {3:4} And when the LORD saw that he turned
would be done to him. aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the
bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here [am] I.
{2:5} And the daughter of Pharaoh came down to wash {3:5} And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes
[herself] at the river; and her maidens walked along by the from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is
river’s side; and when she saw the ark among the flags, she holy ground. {3:6} Moreover he said, I [am] the God of thy
sent her maid to fetch it. {2:6} And when she had opened father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God
[it,] she saw the child: and, behold, the babe wept. And she of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look
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upon God. Moses, Put forth thine hand, and take it by the tail. And he
put forth his hand, and caught it, and it became a rod in his
{3:7} And the LORD said, I have surely seen the hand: {4:5} That they may believe that the LORD God of
affliction of my people which [are] in Egypt, and have their fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the
heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know God of Jacob, hath appeared unto thee.
their sorrows; {3:8} And I am come down to deliver them
out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out {4:6} And the LORD said furthermore unto him, Put now
of that land unto a good land and a large, unto a land thine hand into thy bosom. And he put his hand into his
flowing with milk and honey; unto the place of the bosom: and when he took it out, behold, his hand [was]
Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the leprous as snow. {4:7} And he said, Put thine hand into thy
Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites. {3:9} Now bosom again. And he put his hand into his bosom again; and
therefore, behold, the cry of the children of Israel is come plucked it out of his bosom, and, behold, it was turned again
unto me: and I have also seen the oppression wherewith the as his [other] flesh. {4:8} And it shall come to pass, if they
Egyptians oppress them. {3:10} Come now therefore, and I will not believe thee, neither hearken to the voice of the first
will send thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayest bring forth sign, that they will believe the voice of the latter sign. {4:9}
my people the children of Israel out of Egypt. And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe also these
two signs, neither hearken unto thy voice, that thou shalt
{3:11} And Moses said unto God, Who [am] I, that I take of the water of the river, and pour [it] upon the dry
should go unto Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the [land:] and the water which thou takest out of the river shall
children of Israel out of Egypt? {3:12} And he said, become blood upon the dry [land.
Certainly I will be with thee; and this [shall be] a token unto
thee, that I have sent thee: When thou hast brought forth the ]{4:10} And Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, I
people out of Egypt, ye shall serve God upon this mountain. [am] not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast
{3:13} And Moses said unto God, Behold, [when] I come spoken unto thy servant: but I [am] slow of speech, and of a
unto the children of Israel, and shall say unto them, The slow tongue. {4:11} And the LORD said unto him, Who
God of your fathers hath sent me unto you; and they shall hath made man’s mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf,
say to me, What is his name? what shall I say unto them? or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the LORD? {4:12}
{3:14} And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth, and teach
he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I thee what thou shalt say. {4:13} And he said, O my Lord,
AM hath sent me unto you. {3:15} And God said moreover send, I pray thee, by the hand [of him whom] thou wilt
unto Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, send. {4:14} And the anger of the LORD was kindled
The LORD God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the against Moses, and he said, [Is] not Aaron the Levite thy
God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you: brother? I know that he can speak well. And also, behold, he
this [is] my name for ever, and this [is] my memorial unto cometh forth to meet thee: and when he seeth thee, he will
all generations. {3:16} Go, and gather the elders of Israel be glad in his heart. {4:15} And thou shalt speak unto him,
together, and say unto them, The LORD God of your and put words in his mouth: and I will be with thy mouth,
fathers, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, and with his mouth, and will teach you what ye shall do.
appeared unto me, saying, I have surely visited you, and {4:16} And he shall be thy spokesman unto the people: and
[seen] that which is done to you in Egypt: {3:17} And I he shall be, [even] he shall be to thee instead of a mouth,
have said, I will bring you up out of the affliction of Egypt and thou shalt be to him instead of God. {4:17} And thou
unto the land of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the shalt take this rod in thine hand, wherewith thou shalt do
Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the signs.
Jebusites, unto a land flowing with milk and honey. {3:18}
And they shall hearken to thy voice: and thou shalt come, {4:18} And Moses went and returned to Jethro his father
thou and the elders of Israel, unto the king of Egypt, and ye in law, and said unto him, Let me go, I pray thee, and return
shall say unto him, The LORD God of the Hebrews hath unto my brethren which [are] in Egypt, and see whether
met with us: and now let us go, we beseech thee, three days’ they be yet alive. And Jethro said to Moses, Go in peace.
journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the {4:19} And the LORD said unto Moses in Midian, Go,
LORD our God. return into Egypt: for all the men are dead which sought thy
life. {4:20} And Moses took his wife and his sons, and set
{3:19} And I am sure that the king of Egypt will not let them upon an ass, and he returned to the land of Egypt: and
you go, no, not by a mighty hand. {3:20} And I will stretch Moses took the rod of God in his hand. {4:21} And the
out my hand, and smite Egypt with all my wonders which I LORD said unto Moses, When thou goest to return into
will do in the midst thereof: and after that he will let you go. Egypt, see that thou do all those wonders before Pharaoh,
{3:21} And I will give this people favour in the sight of the which I have put in thine hand: but I will harden his heart,
Egyptians: and it shall come to pass, that, when ye go, ye that he shall not let the people go. {4:22} And thou shalt say
shall not go empty: {3:22} But every woman shall borrow unto Pharaoh, Thus saith the LORD, Israel [is] my son,
of her neighbour, and of her that sojourneth in her house, [even] my firstborn: {4:23} And I say unto thee, Let my son
jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment: and ye go, that he may serve me: and if thou refuse to let him go,
shall put [them] upon your sons, and upon your daughters; behold, I will slay thy son, [even] thy firstborn.
and ye shall spoil the Egyptians.
{4:24} And it came to pass by the way in the inn, that the
{4:1} And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they LORD met him, and sought to kill him. {4:25} Then
will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they Zipporah took a sharp stone, and cut off the foreskin of her
will say, The LORD hath not appeared unto thee. {4:2} And son, and cast [it] at his feet, and said, Surely a bloody
the LORD said unto him, What [is] that in thine hand? And husband [art] thou to me. {4:26} So he let him go: then she
he said, A rod. {4:3} And he said, Cast it on the ground. said, A bloody husband [thou art,] because of the
And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and circumcision.
Moses fled from before it. {4:4} And the LORD said unto
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{4:27} And the LORD said to Aaron, Go into the said unto them, The LORD look upon you, and judge;
wilderness to meet Moses. And he went, and met him in the because ye have made our savour to be abhorred in the eyes
mount of God, and kissed him. {4:28} And Moses told of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of his servants, to put a sword in
Aaron all the words of the LORD who had sent him, and all their hand to slay us. {5:22} And Moses returned unto the
the signs which he had commanded him. LORD, and said, Lord, wherefore hast thou [so] evil
entreated this people? why [is] it [that] thou hast sent me?
{4:29} And Moses and Aaron went and gathered together {5:23} For since I came to Pharaoh to speak in thy name, he
all the elders of the children of Israel: {4:30} And Aaron hath done evil to this people; neither hast thou delivered thy
spake all the words which the LORD had spoken unto people at all.
Moses, and did the signs in the sight of the people. {4:31}
And the people believed: and when they heard that the {6:1} Then the LORD said unto Moses, Now shalt thou
LORD had visited the children of Israel, and that he had see what I will do to Pharaoh: for with a strong hand shall
looked upon their affliction, then they bowed their heads he let them go, and with a strong hand shall he drive them
and worshipped. out of his land. {6:2} And God spake unto Moses, and said
unto him, I [am] the LORD: {6:3} And I appeared unto
{5:1} And afterward Moses and Aaron went in, and told Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by [the name of] God
Pharaoh, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Let my people Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to
go, that they may hold a feast unto me in the wilderness. them. {6:4} And I have also established my covenant with
{5:2} And Pharaoh said, Who [is] the LORD, that I should them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land of their
obey his voice to let Israel go? I know not the LORD, pilgrimage, wherein they were strangers. {6:5} And I have
neither will I let Israel go. {5:3} And they said, The God of also heard the groaning of the children of Israel, whom the
the Hebrews hath met with us: let us go, we pray thee, three Egyptians keep in bondage; and I have remembered my
days’ journey into the desert, and sacrifice unto the LORD covenant. {6:6} Wherefore say unto the children of Israel, I
our God; lest he fall upon us with pestilence, or with the [am] the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the
sword. {5:4} And the king of Egypt said unto them, burdens of the Egyptians, and I will rid you out of their
Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, let the people from bondage, and I will redeem you with a stretched out arm,
their works? get you unto your burdens. {5:5} And Pharaoh and with great judgments: {6:7} And I will take you to me
said, Behold, the people of the land now [are] many, and ye for a people, and I will be to you a God: and ye shall know
make them rest from their burdens. {5:6} And Pharaoh that I [am] the LORD your God, which bringeth you out
commanded the same day the taskmasters of the people, and from under the burdens of the Egyptians. {6:8} And I will
their officers, saying, {5:7} Ye shall no more give the bring you in unto the land, concerning the which I did swear
people straw to make brick, as heretofore: let them go and to give it to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; and I will give
gather straw for themselves. {5:8} And the tale of the it you for an heritage: I [am] the LORD.
bricks, which they did make heretofore, ye shall lay upon
them; ye shall not diminish [ought] thereof: for they [be] {6:9} And Moses spake so unto the children of Israel: but
idle; therefore they cry, saying, Let us go [and] sacrifice to they hearkened not unto Moses for anguish of spirit, and for
our God. {5:9} Let there more work be laid upon the men, cruel bondage. {6:10} And the LORD spake unto Moses,
that they may labour therein; and let them not regard vain saying, {6:11} Go in, speak unto Pharaoh king of Egypt,
words. that he let the children of Israel go out of his land. {6:12}
And Moses spake before the LORD, saying, Behold, the
{5:10} And the taskmasters of the people went out, and children of Israel have not hearkened unto me; how then
their officers, and they spake to the people, saying, Thus shall Pharaoh hear me, who [am] of uncircumcised lips?
saith Pharaoh, I will not give you straw. {5:11} Go ye, get {6:13} And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron,
you straw where ye can find it: yet not ought of your work and gave them a charge unto the children of Israel, and unto
shall be diminished. {5:12} So the people were scattered Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring the children of Israel out of
abroad throughout all the land of Egypt to gather stubble the land of Egypt.
instead of straw. {5:13} And the taskmasters hasted [them,]
saying, Fulfil your works, [your] daily tasks, as when there {6:14} These [be] the heads of their fathers’ houses: The
was straw. {5:14} And the officers of the children of Israel, sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel; Hanoch, and Pallu,
which Pharaoh’s taskmasters had set over them, were Hezron, and Carmi: these [be] the families of Reuben.
beaten, [and] demanded, Wherefore have ye not fulfilled {6:15} And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel, and Jamin, and
your task in making brick both yesterday and to day, as Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, and Shaul the son of a
heretofore? Canaanitish woman: these [are] the families of Simeon.

{5:15} Then the officers of the children of Israel came {6:16} And these [are] the names of the sons of Levi
and cried unto Pharaoh, saying, Wherefore dealest thou thus according to their generations; Gershon, and Kohath, and
with thy servants? {5:16} There is no straw given unto thy Merari: and the years of the life of Levi [were] an hundred
servants, and they say to us, Make brick: and, behold, thy thirty and seven years. {6:17} The sons of Gershon; Libni,
servants [are] beaten; but the fault [is] in thine own people. and Shimi, according to their families. {6:18} And the sons
{5:17} But he said, Ye [are] idle, [ye are] idle: therefore ye of Kohath; Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel: and
say, Let us go [and] do sacrifice to the LORD. {5:18} Go the years of the life of Kohath [were] an hundred thirty and
therefore now, [and] work; for there shall no straw be given three years. {6:19} And the sons of Merari; Mahali and
you, yet shall ye deliver the tale of bricks. {5:19} And the Mushi: these [are] the families of Levi according to their
officers of the children of Israel did see [that] they [were] in generations. {6:20} And Amram took him Jochebed his
evil [case,] after it was said, Ye shall not minish [ought] father’s sister to wife; and she bare him Aaron and Moses:
from your bricks of your daily task. and the years of the life of Amram [were] an hundred and
thirty and seven years.
{5:20} And they met Moses and Aaron, who stood in the
way, as they came forth from Pharaoh: {5:21} And they {6:21} And the sons of Izhar; Korah, and Nepheg, and
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Zichri. {6:22} And the sons of Uzziel; Mishael, and be turned to blood. {7:18} And the fish that [is] in the river
Elzaphan, and Zithri. {6:23} And Aaron took him Elisheba, shall die, and the river shall stink; and the Egyptians shall
daughter of Amminadab, sister of Naashon, to wife; and she lothe to drink of the water of the river.
bare him Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. {6:24}
And the sons of Korah; Assir, and Elkanah, and Abiasaph: {7:19} And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say unto
these [are] the families of the Korhites. {6:25} And Eleazar Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch out thine hand upon the
Aaron’s son took him [one] of the daughters of Putiel to waters of Egypt, upon their streams, upon their rivers, and
wife; and she bare him Phinehas: these [are] the heads of upon their ponds, and upon all their pools of water, that they
the fathers of the Levites according to their families. {6:26} may become blood; and [that] there may be blood
These [are] that Aaron and Moses, to whom the LORD said, throughout all the land of Egypt, both in [vessels of] wood,
Bring out the children of Israel from the land of Egypt and in [vessels of] stone. {7:20} And Moses and Aaron did
according to their armies. {6:27} These [are] they which so, as the LORD commanded; and he lifted up the rod, and
spake to Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring out the children of smote the waters that [were] in the river, in the sight of
Israel from Egypt: these [are] that Moses and Aaron. Pharaoh, and in the sight of his servants; and all the waters
that [were] in the river were turned to blood. {7:21} And
{6:28} And it came to pass on the day [when] the LORD the fish that [was] in the river died; and the river stank, and
spake unto Moses in the land of Egypt, {6:29} That the the Egyptians could not drink of the water of the river; and
LORD spake unto Moses, saying, I [am] the LORD: speak there was blood throughout all the land of Egypt. {7:22}
thou unto Pharaoh king of Egypt all that I say unto thee. And the magicians of Egypt did so with their enchantments:
{6:30} And Moses said before the LORD, Behold, I [am] of and Pharaoh’s heart was hardened, neither did he hearken
uncircumcised lips, and how shall Pharaoh hearken unto me? unto them; as the LORD had said. {7:23} And Pharaoh
turned and went into his house, neither did he set his heart
{7:1} And the LORD said unto Moses, See, I have made to this also. {7:24} And all the Egyptians digged round
thee a god to Pharaoh: and Aaron thy brother shall be thy about the river for water to drink; for they could not drink of
prophet. {7:2} Thou shalt speak all that I command thee: the water of the river. {7:25} And seven days were fulfilled,
and Aaron thy brother shall speak unto Pharaoh, that he after that the LORD had smitten the river.
send the children of Israel out of his land. {7:3} And I will
harden Pharaoh’s heart, and multiply my signs and my {8:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, Go unto
wonders in the land of Egypt. {7:4} But Pharaoh shall not Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Let my
hearken unto you, that I may lay my hand upon Egypt, and people go, that they may serve me. {8:2} And if thou refuse
bring forth mine armies, [and] my people the children of to let [them] go, behold, I will smite all thy borders with
Israel, out of the land of Egypt by great judgments. {7:5} frogs: {8:3} And the river shall bring forth frogs
And the Egyptians shall know that I [am] the LORD, when I abundantly, which shall go up and come into thine house,
stretch forth mine hand upon Egypt, and bring out the and into thy bedchamber, and upon thy bed, and into the
children of Israel from among them. {7:6} And Moses and house of thy servants, and upon thy people, and into thine
Aaron did as the LORD commanded them, so did they. ovens, and into thy kneadingtroughs: {8:4} And the frogs
{7:7} And Moses [was] fourscore years old, and Aaron shall come up both on thee, and upon thy people, and upon
fourscore and three years old, when they spake unto all thy servants.
Pharaoh.
{8:5} And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say unto Aaron,
{7:8} And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, Stretch forth thine hand with thy rod over the streams, over
saying, {7:9} When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, saying, the rivers, and over the ponds, and cause frogs to come up
Shew a miracle for you: then thou shalt say unto Aaron, upon the land of Egypt. {8:6} And Aaron stretched out his
Take thy rod, and cast [it] before Pharaoh, [and] it shall hand over the waters of Egypt; and the frogs came up, and
become a serpent. covered the land of Egypt. {8:7} And the magicians did so
with their enchantments, and brought up frogs upon the land
{7:10} And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharaoh, and of Egypt.
they did so as the LORD had commanded: and Aaron cast
down his rod before Pharaoh, and before his servants, and it {8:8} Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron, and
became a serpent. {7:11} Then Pharaoh also called the wise said, Intreat the LORD, that he may take away the frogs
men and the sorcerers: now the magicians of Egypt, they from me, and from my people; and I will let the people go,
also did in like manner with their enchantments. {7:12} For that they may do sacrifice unto the LORD. {8:9} And
they cast down every man his rod, and they became Moses said unto Pharaoh, Glory over me: when shall I
serpents: but Aaron’s rod swallowed up their rods. {7:13} intreat for thee, and for thy servants, and for thy people, to
And he hardened Pharaoh’s heart, that he hearkened not destroy the frogs from thee and thy houses, [that] they may
unto them; as the LORD had said. remain in the river only? {8:10} And he said, To morrow.
And he said, [Be it] according to thy word: that thou mayest
{7:14} And the LORD said unto Moses, Pharaoh’s heart know that [there is] none like unto the LORD our God.
[is] hardened, he refuseth to let the people go. {7:15} Get {8:11} And the frogs shall depart from thee, and from thy
thee unto Pharaoh in the morning; lo, he goeth out unto the houses, and from thy servants, and from thy people; they
water; and thou shalt stand by the river’s brink against he shall remain in the river only. {8:12} And Moses and Aaron
come; and the rod which was turned to a serpent shalt thou went out from Pharaoh: and Moses cried unto the LORD
take in thine hand. {7:16} And thou shalt say unto him, The because of the frogs which he had brought against Pharaoh.
LORD God of the Hebrews hath sent me unto thee, saying, {8:13} And the LORD did according to the word of Moses;
Let my people go, that they may serve me in the wilderness: and the frogs died out of the houses, out of the villages, and
and, behold, hitherto thou wouldest not hear. {7:17} Thus out of the fields. {8:14} And they gathered them together
saith the LORD, In this thou shalt know that I [am] the upon heaps: and the land stank. {8:15} But when Pharaoh
LORD: behold, I will smite with the rod that [is] in mine saw that there was respite, he hardened his heart, and
hand upon the waters which [are] in the river, and they shall hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had said.
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{8:16} And the LORD said unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Israel died not one. {9:7} And Pharaoh sent, and, behold,
Stretch out thy rod, and smite the dust of the land, that it there was not one of the cattle of the Israelites dead. And
may become lice throughout all the land of Egypt. {8:17} the heart of Pharaoh was hardened, and he did not let the
And they did so; for Aaron stretched out his hand with his people go.
rod, and smote the dust of the earth, and it became lice in
man, and in beast; all the dust of the land became lice {9:8} And the LORD said unto Moses and unto Aaron,
throughout all the land of Egypt. {8:18} And the magicians Take to you handfuls of ashes of the furnace, and let Moses
did so with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they sprinkle it toward the heaven in the sight of Pharaoh. {9:9}
could not: so there were lice upon man, and upon beast. And it shall become small dust in all the land of Egypt, and
{8:19} Then the magicians said unto Pharaoh, This [is] the shall be a boil breaking forth [with] blains upon man, and
finger of God: and Pharaoh’s heart was hardened, and he upon beast, throughout all the land of Egypt. {9:10} And
hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had said. they took ashes of the furnace, and stood before Pharaoh;
and Moses sprinkled it up toward heaven; and it became a
{8:20} And the LORD said unto Moses, Rise up early in boil breaking forth [with] blains upon man, and upon beast.
the morning, and stand before Pharaoh; lo, he cometh forth {9:11} And the magicians could not stand before Moses
to the water; and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Let because of the boils; for the boil was upon the magicians,
my people go, that they may serve me. {8:21} Else, if thou and upon all the Egyptians. {9:12} And the LORD
wilt not let my people go, behold, I will send swarms [of hardened the heart of Pharaoh, and he hearkened not unto
flies] upon thee, and upon thy servants, and upon thy them; as the LORD had spoken unto Moses.
people, and into thy houses: and the houses of the Egyptians
shall be full of swarms [of flies,] and also the ground {9:13} And the LORD said unto Moses, Rise up early in
whereon they [are. ]{8:22} And I will sever in that day the the morning, and stand before Pharaoh, and say unto him,
land of Goshen, in which my people dwell, that no swarms Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my people
[of flies] shall be there; to the end thou mayest know that I go, that they may serve me. {9:14} For I will at this time
[am] the LORD in the midst of the earth. {8:23} And I will send all my plagues upon thine heart, and upon thy servants,
put a division between my people and thy people: to and upon thy people; that thou mayest know that [there is]
morrow shall this sign be. {8:24} And the LORD did so; none like me in all the earth. {9:15} For now I will stretch
and there came a grievous swarm [of flies] into the house of out my hand, that I may smite thee and thy people with
Pharaoh, and [into] his servants’ houses, and into all the pestilence; and thou shalt be cut off from the earth. {9:16}
land of Egypt: the land was corrupted by reason of the And in very deed for this [cause] have I raised thee up, for
swarm [of flies. to shew [in] thee my power; and that my name may be
declared throughout all the earth. {9:17} As yet exaltest
]{8:25} And Pharaoh called for Moses and for Aaron, and thou thyself against my people, that thou wilt not let them
said, Go ye, sacrifice to your God in the land. {8:26} And go? {9:18} Behold, to morrow about this time I will cause it
Moses said, It is not meet so to do; for we shall sacrifice the to rain a very grievous hail, such as hath not been in Egypt
abomination of the Egyptians to the LORD our God: lo, since the foundation thereof even until now. {9:19} Send
shall we sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians before therefore now, [and] gather thy cattle, and all that thou hast
their eyes, and will they not stone us? {8:27} We will go in the field; [for upon] every man and beast which shall be
three days’ journey into the wilderness, and sacrifice to the found in the field, and shall not be brought home, the hail
LORD our God, as he shall command us. {8:28} And shall come down upon them, and they shall die. {9:20} He
Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that ye may sacrifice to the that feared the word of the LORD among the servants of
LORD your God in the wilderness; only ye shall not go Pharaoh made his servants and his cattle flee into the
very far away: intreat for me. {8:29} And Moses said, houses: {9:21} And he that regarded not the word of the
Behold, I go out from thee, and I will intreat the LORD that LORD left his servants and his cattle in the field.
the swarms [of flies] may depart from Pharaoh, from his
servants, and from his people, to morrow: but let not {9:22} And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch forth
Pharaoh deal deceitfully any more in not letting the people thine hand toward heaven, that there may be hail in all the
go to sacrifice to the LORD. {8:30} And Moses went out land of Egypt, upon man, and upon beast, and upon every
from Pharaoh, and intreated the LORD. {8:31} And the herb of the field, throughout the land of Egypt. {9:23} And
LORD did according to the word of Moses; and he removed Moses stretched forth his rod toward heaven: and the LORD
the swarms [of flies] from Pharaoh, from his servants, and sent thunder and hail, and the fire ran along upon the
from his people; there remained not one. {8:32} And ground; and the LORD rained hail upon the land of Egypt.
Pharaoh hardened his heart at this time also, neither would {9:24} So there was hail, and fire mingled with the hail,
he let the people go. very grievous, such as there was none like it in all the land
of Egypt since it became a nation. {9:25} And the hail
{9:1} Then the LORD said unto Moses, Go in unto smote throughout all the land of Egypt all that [was] in the
Pharaoh, and tell him, Thus saith the LORD God of the field, both man and beast; and the hail smote every herb of
Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me. {9:2} the field, and brake every tree of the field. {9:26} Only in
For if thou refuse to let [them] go, and wilt hold them still, the land of Goshen, where the children of Israel [were,] was
{9:3} Behold, the hand of the LORD is upon thy cattle there no hail.
which [is] in the field, upon the horses, upon the asses, upon
the camels, upon the oxen, and upon the sheep: [there shall {9:27} And Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and
be] a very grievous murrain. {9:4} And the LORD shall Aaron, and said unto them, I have sinned this time: the
sever between the cattle of Israel and the cattle of Egypt: LORD [is] righteous, and I and my people [are] wicked.
and there shall nothing die of all [that is] the children’s of {9:28} Intreat the LORD (for [it is] enough) that there be no
Israel. {9:5} And the LORD appointed a set time, saying, [more] mighty thunderings and hail; and I will let you go,
To morrow the LORD shall do this thing in the land. {9:6} and ye shall stay no longer. {9:29} And Moses said unto
And the LORD did that thing on the morrow, and all the him, As soon as I am gone out of the city, I will spread
cattle of Egypt died: but of the cattle of the children of abroad my hands unto the LORD; [and] the thunder shall
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cease, neither shall there be any more hail; that thou mayest {10:16} Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron in
know how that the earth [is] the LORD’S. {9:30} But as for haste; and he said, I have sinned against the LORD your
thee and thy servants, I know that ye will not yet fear the God, and against you. {10:17} Now therefore forgive, I
LORD God. {9:31} And the flax and the barley was pray thee, my sin only this once, and intreat the LORD your
smitten: for the barley was in the ear, and the flax [was] God, that he may take away from me this death only.
bolled. {9:32} But the wheat and the rie were not smitten: {10:18} And he went out from Pharaoh, and intreated the
for they [were] not grown up. {9:33} And Moses went out LORD. {10:19} And the LORD turned a mighty strong
of the city from Pharaoh, and spread abroad his hands unto west wind, which took away the locusts, and cast them into
the LORD: and the thunders and hail ceased, and the rain the Red sea; there remained not one locust in all the coasts
was not poured upon the earth. {9:34} And when Pharaoh of Egypt. {10:20} But the LORD hardened Pharaoh’s heart,
saw that the rain and the hail and the thunders were ceased, so that he would not let the children of Israel go.
he sinned yet more, and hardened his heart, he and his
servants. {9:35} And the heart of Pharaoh was hardened, {10:21} And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out
neither would he let the children of Israel go; as the LORD thine hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over
had spoken by Moses. the land of Egypt, even darkness [which] may be felt.
{10:22} And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven;
{10:1} And the LORD said unto Moses, Go in unto and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three
Pharaoh: for I have hardened his heart, and the heart of his days: {10:23} They saw not one another, neither rose any
servants, that I might shew these my signs before him: from his place for three days: but all the children of Israel
{10:2} And that thou mayest tell in the ears of thy son, and had light in their dwellings.
of thy son’s son, what things I have wrought in Egypt, and
my signs which I have done among them; that ye may know {10:24} And Pharaoh called unto Moses, and said, Go ye,
how that I [am] the LORD. {10:3} And Moses and Aaron serve the LORD; only let your flocks and your herds be
came in unto Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus saith the stayed: let your little ones also go with you. {10:25} And
LORD God of the Hebrews, How long wilt thou refuse to Moses said, Thou must give us also sacrifices and burnt
humble thyself before me? let my people go, that they may offerings, that we may sacrifice unto the LORD our God.
serve me. {10:4} Else, if thou refuse to let my people go, {10:26} Our cattle also shall go with us; there shall not an
behold, to morrow will I bring the locusts into thy coast: hoof be left behind; for thereof must we take to serve the
{10:5} And they shall cover the face of the earth, that one LORD our God; and we know not with what we must serve
cannot be able to see the earth: and they shall eat the residue the LORD, until we come thither.
of that which is escaped, which remaineth unto you from
the hail, and shall eat every tree which groweth for you out {10:27} But the LORD hardened Pharaoh’s heart, and he
of the field: {10:6} And they shall fill thy houses, and the would not let them go. {10:28} And Pharaoh said unto him,
houses of all thy servants, and the houses of all the Get thee from me, take heed to thyself, see my face no
Egyptians; which neither thy fathers, nor thy fathers’ fathers more; for in [that] day thou seest my face thou shalt die.
have seen, since the day that they were upon the earth unto {10:29} And Moses said, Thou hast spoken well, I will see
this day. And he turned himself, and went out from thy face again no more.
Pharaoh. {10:7} And Pharaoh’s servants said unto him,
How long shall this man be a snare unto us? let the men go, {11:1} And the LORD said unto Moses, Yet will I bring
that they may serve the LORD their God: knowest thou not one plague [more] upon Pharaoh, and upon Egypt;
yet that Egypt is destroyed? {10:8} And Moses and Aaron afterwards he will let you go hence: when he shall let [you]
were brought again unto Pharaoh: and he said unto them, go, he shall surely thrust you out hence altogether. {11:2}
Go, serve the LORD your God: [but] who [are] they that Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man
shall go? {10:9} And Moses said, We will go with our borrow of his neighbour, and every woman of her
young and with our old, with our sons and with our neighbour, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold. {11:3} And
daughters, with our flocks and with our herds will we go; the LORD gave the people favour in the sight of the
for we [must hold] a feast unto the LORD. {10:10} And he Egyptians. Moreover the man Moses [was] very great in the
said unto them, Let the LORD be so with you, as I will let land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh’s servants, and in the
you go, and your little ones: look [to it;] for evil [is] before sight of the people. {11:4} And Moses said, Thus saith the
you. {10:11} Not so: go now ye [that are] men, and serve LORD, About midnight will I go out into the midst of
the LORD; for that ye did desire. And they were driven out Egypt: {11:5} And all the firstborn in the land of Egypt
from Pharaoh’s presence. shall die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sitteth upon his
throne, even unto the firstborn of the maidservant that [is]
{10:12} And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out behind the mill; and all the firstborn of beasts. {11:6} And
thine hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they there shall be a great cry throughout all the land of Egypt,
may come up upon the land of Egypt, and eat every herb of such as there was none like it, nor shall be like it any more.
the land, [even] all that the hail hath left. {10:13} And {11:7} But against any of the children of Israel shall not a
Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt, and dog move his tongue, against man or beast: that ye may
the LORD brought an east wind upon the land all that day, know how that the LORD doth put a difference between the
and all [that] night; [and] when it was morning, the east Egyptians and Israel. {11:8} And all these thy servants shall
wind brought the locusts. {10:14} And the locusts went up come down unto me, and bow down themselves unto me,
over all the land of Egypt, and rested in all the coasts of saying, Get thee out, and all the people that follow thee: and
Egypt: very grievous [were they;] before them there were after that I will go out. And he went out from Pharaoh in a
no such locusts as they, neither after them shall be such. great anger. {11:9} And the LORD said unto Moses,
{10:15} For they covered the face of the whole earth, so Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you; that my wonders may
that the land was darkened; and they did eat every herb of be multiplied in the land of Egypt. {11:10} And Moses and
the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left: Aaron did all these wonders before Pharaoh: and the LORD
and there remained not any green thing in the trees, or in the hardened Pharaoh’s heart, so that he would not let the
herbs of the field, through all the land of Egypt. children of Israel go out of his land.
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{12:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron in the bason, and strike the lintel and the two side posts with
the land of Egypt, saying, {12:2} This month [shall be] unto the blood that [is] in the bason; and none of you shall go out
you the beginning of months: it [shall be] the first month of at the door of his house until the morning. {12:23} For the
the year to you. LORD will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when
he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side posts,
{12:3} Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, the LORD will pass over the door, and will not suffer the
saying, In the tenth [day] of this month they shall take to destroyer to come in unto your houses to smite [you.
them every man a lamb, according to the house of [their] ]{12:24} And ye shall observe this thing for an ordinance to
fathers, a lamb for an house: {12:4} And if the household thee and to thy sons for ever. {12:25} And it shall come to
be too little for the lamb, let him and his neighbour next pass, when ye be come to the land which the LORD will
unto his house take [it] according to the number of the give you, according as he hath promised, that ye shall keep
souls; every man according to his eating shall make your this service. {12:26} And it shall come to pass, when your
count for the lamb. {12:5} Your lamb shall be without children shall say unto you, What mean ye by this service?
blemish, a male of the first year: ye shall take [it] out from {12:27} That ye shall say, It [is] the sacrifice of the
the sheep, or from the goats: {12:6} And ye shall keep it up LORD’S passover, who passed over the houses of the
until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole children of Israel in Egypt, when he smote the Egyptians,
assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the and delivered our houses. And the people bowed the head
evening. {12:7} And they shall take of the blood, and strike and worshipped. {12:28} And the children of Israel went
[it] on the two side posts and on the upper door post of the away, and did as the LORD had commanded Moses and
houses, wherein they shall eat it. {12:8} And they shall eat Aaron, so did they.
the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread;
[and] with bitter [herbs] they shall eat it. {12:9} Eat not of it {12:29} And it came to pass, that at midnight the LORD
raw, nor sodden at all with water, but roast [with] fire; his smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the
head with his legs, and with the purtenance thereof. {12:10} firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne unto the firstborn
And ye shall let nothing of it remain until the morning; and of the captive that [was] in the dungeon; and all the
that which remaineth of it until the morning ye shall burn firstborn of cattle. {12:30} And Pharaoh rose up in the
with fire. night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and
there was a great cry in Egypt; for [there was] not a house
{12:11} And thus shall ye eat it; [with] your loins girded, where [there was] not one dead.
your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye
shall eat it in haste: it [is] the LORD’S passover. {12:12} {12:31} And he called for Moses and Aaron by night, and
For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will said, Rise up, [and] get you forth from among my people,
smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and both ye and the children of Israel; and go, serve the LORD,
beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute as ye have said. {12:32} Also take your flocks and your
judgment: I [am] the LORD. {12:13} And the blood shall herds, as ye have said, and be gone; and bless me also.
be to you for a token upon the houses where ye [are:] and {12:33} And the Egyptians were urgent upon the people,
when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and the plague that they might send them out of the land in haste; for they
shall not be upon you to destroy [you,] when I smite the said, We [be] all dead [men. ]{12:34} And the people took
land of Egypt. {12:14} And this day shall be unto you for a their dough before it was leavened, their kneadingtroughs
memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast to the LORD being bound up in their clothes upon their shoulders.
throughout your generations; ye shall keep it a feast by an {12:35} And the children of Israel did according to the
ordinance for ever. {12:15} Seven days shall ye eat word of Moses; and they borrowed of the Egyptians jewels
unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall put away of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment: {12:36} And the
leaven out of your houses: for whosoever eateth leavened LORD gave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians,
bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall so that they lent unto them [such things as they required.]
be cut off from Israel. {12:16} And in the first day [there And they spoiled the Egyptians.
shall be] an holy convocation, and in the seventh day there
shall be an holy convocation to you; no manner of work {12:37} And the children of Israel journeyed from
shall be done in them, save [that] which every man must Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand on foot
eat, that only may be done of you. {12:17} And ye shall [that were] men, beside children. {12:38} And a mixed
observe [the feast of] unleavened bread; for in this selfsame multitude went up also with them; and flocks, and herds,
day have I brought your armies out of the land of Egypt: [even] very much cattle. {12:39} And they baked
therefore shall ye observe this day in your generations by an unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out
ordinance for ever. of Egypt, for it was not leavened; because they were thrust
out of Egypt, and could not tarry, neither had they prepared
{12:18} In the first [month,] on the fourteenth day of the for themselves any victual.
month at even, ye shall eat unleavened bread, until the one
and twentieth day of the month at even. {12:19} Seven days {12:40} Now the sojourning of the children of Israel, who
shall there be no leaven found in your houses: for dwelt in Egypt, [was] four hundred and thirty years.
whosoever eateth that which is leavened, even that soul {12:41} And it came to pass at the end of the four hundred
shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he and thirty years, even the selfsame day it came to pass, that
be a stranger, or born in the land. {12:20} Ye shall eat all the hosts of the LORD went out from the land of Egypt.
nothing leavened; in all your habitations shall ye eat {12:42} It [is] a night to be much observed unto the LORD
unleavened bread. for bringing them out from the land of Egypt: this [is] that
night of the LORD to be observed of all the children of
{12:21} Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and Israel in their generations.
said unto them, Draw out and take you a lamb according to
your families, and kill the passover. {12:22} And ye shall {12:43} And the LORD said unto Moses and Aaron, This
take a bunch of hyssop, and dip [it] in the blood that [is] in [is] the ordinance of the passover: There shall no stranger
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eat thereof: {12:44} But every man’s servant that is bought for a token upon thine hand, and for frontlets between thine
for money, when thou hast circumcised him, then shall he eyes: for by strength of hand the LORD brought us forth out
eat thereof. {12:45} A foreigner and an hired servant shall of Egypt.
not eat thereof. {12:46} In one house shall it be eaten; thou
shalt not carry forth ought of the flesh abroad out of the {13:17} And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the
house; neither shall ye break a bone thereof. {12:47} All the people go, that God led them not [through] the way of the
congregation of Israel shall keep it. {12:48} And when a land of the Philistines, although that [was] near; for God
stranger shall sojourn with thee, and will keep the passover said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see
to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, and then let war, and they return to Egypt: {13:18} But God led the
him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is people about, [through] the way of the wilderness of the
born in the land: for no uncircumcised person shall eat Red sea: and the children of Israel went up harnessed out of
thereof. {12:49} One law shall be to him that is homeborn, the land of Egypt. {13:19} And Moses took the bones of
and unto the stranger that sojourneth among you. {12:50} Joseph with him: for he had straitly sworn the children of
Thus did all the children of Israel; as the LORD Israel, saying, God will surely visit you; and ye shall carry
commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they. {12:51} And it up my bones away hence with you.
came to pass the selfsame day, [that] the LORD did bring
the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their {13:20} And they took their journey from Succoth, and
armies. encamped in Etham, in the edge of the wilderness. {13:21}
And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a
{13:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {13:2} cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire,
Sanctify unto me all the firstborn, whatsoever openeth the to give them light; to go by day and night: {13:22} He took
womb among the children of Israel, [both] of man and of not away the pillar of the cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire
beast: it [is] mine. by night, [from] before the people.

{13:3} And Moses said unto the people, Remember this {14:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {14:2}
day, in which ye came out from Egypt, out of the house of Speak unto the children of Israel, that they turn and encamp
bondage; for by strength of hand the LORD brought you out before Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, over
from this [place:] there shall no leavened bread be eaten. against Baal-zephon: before it shall ye encamp by the sea.
{13:4} This day came ye out in the month Abib. {14:3} For Pharaoh will say of the children of Israel, They
[are] entangled in the land, the wilderness hath shut them in.
{13:5} And it shall be when the LORD shall bring thee {14:4} And I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, that he shall
into the land of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the follow after them; and I will be honoured upon Pharaoh,
Amorites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, which he and upon all his host; that the Egyptians may know that I
sware unto thy fathers to give thee, a land flowing with milk [am] the LORD. And they did so.
and honey, that thou shalt keep this service in this month.
{13:6} Seven days thou shalt eat unleavened bread, and in {14:5} And it was told the king of Egypt that the people
the seventh day [shall be] a feast to the LORD. {13:7} fled: and the heart of Pharaoh and of his servants was turned
Unleavened bread shall be eaten seven days; and there shall against the people, and they said, Why have we done this,
no leavened bread be seen with thee, neither shall there be that we have let Israel go from serving us? {14:6} And he
leaven seen with thee in all thy quarters. made ready his chariot, and took his people with him:
{14:7} And he took six hundred chosen chariots, and all the
{13:8} And thou shalt shew thy son in that day, saying, chariots of Egypt, and captains over every one of them.
[This is done] because of that [which] the LORD did unto {14:8} And the LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh king
me when I came forth out of Egypt. {13:9} And it shall be of Egypt, and he pursued after the children of Israel: and the
for a sign unto thee upon thine hand, and for a memorial children of Israel went out with an high hand. {14:9} But
between thine eyes, that the LORD’S law may be in thy the Egyptians pursued after them, all the horses [and]
mouth: for with a strong hand hath the LORD brought thee chariots of Pharaoh, and his horsemen, and his army, and
out of Egypt. {13:10} Thou shalt therefore keep this overtook them encamping by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth,
ordinance in his season from year to year. before Baal-zephon.

{13:11} And it shall be when the LORD shall bring thee {14:10} And when Pharaoh drew nigh, the children of
into the land of the Canaanites, as he sware unto thee and to Israel lifted up their eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians
thy fathers, and shall give it thee, {13:12} That thou shalt marched after them; and they were sore afraid: and the
set apart unto the LORD all that openeth the matrix, and children of Israel cried out unto the LORD. {14:11} And
every firstling that cometh of a beast which thou hast; the they said unto Moses, Because [there were] no graves in
males [shall be] the LORD’S. {13:13} And every firstling Egypt, hast thou taken us away to die in the wilderness?
of an ass thou shalt redeem with a lamb; and if thou wilt not wherefore hast thou dealt thus with us, to carry us forth out
redeem it, then thou shalt break his neck: and all the of Egypt? {14:12} [Is] not this the word that we did tell thee
firstborn of man among thy children shalt thou redeem. in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the
Egyptians? For [it had been] better for us to serve the
{13:14} And it shall be when thy son asketh thee in time Egyptians, than that we should die in the wilderness.
to come, saying, What [is] this? that thou shalt say unto
him, By strength of hand the LORD brought us out from {14:13} And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not,
Egypt, from the house of bondage: {13:15} And it came to stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which he will
pass, when Pharaoh would hardly let us go, that the LORD shew to you to day: for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to
slew all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both the firstborn day, ye shall see them again no more for ever. {14:14} The
of man, and the firstborn of beast: therefore I sacrifice to the LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.
LORD all that openeth the matrix, being males; but all the
firstborn of my children I redeem. {13:16} And it shall be {14:15} And the LORD said unto Moses, Wherefore
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criest thou unto me? speak unto the children of Israel, that overthrown them that rose up against thee: thou sentest
they go forward: {14:16} But lift thou up thy rod, and forth thy wrath, [which] consumed them as stubble. {15:8}
stretch out thine hand over the sea, and divide it: and the And with the blast of thy nostrils the waters were gathered
children of Israel shall go on dry [ground] through the midst together, the floods stood upright as an heap, [and] the
of the sea. {14:17} And I, behold, I will harden the hearts of depths were congealed in the heart of the sea. {15:9} The
the Egyptians, and they shall follow them: and I will get me enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the
honour upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host, upon his spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my
chariots, and upon his horsemen. {14:18} And the sword, my hand shall destroy them. {15:10} Thou didst
Egyptians shall know that I [am] the LORD, when I have blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they sank as lead
gotten me honour upon Pharaoh, upon his chariots, and in the mighty waters. {15:11} Who [is] like unto thee, O
upon his horsemen. LORD, among the gods? who [is] like thee, glorious in
holiness, fearful [in] praises, doing wonders? {15:12} Thou
{14:19} And the angel of God, which went before the stretchedst out thy right hand, the earth swallowed them.
camp of Israel, removed and went behind them; and the {15:13} Thou in thy mercy hast led forth the people [which]
pillar of the cloud went from before their face, and stood thou hast redeemed: thou hast guided [them] in thy strength
behind them: {14:20} And it came between the camp of the unto thy holy habitation. {15:14} The people shall hear,
Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and [and] be afraid: sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants of
darkness [to them,] but it gave light by night [to these:] so Palestina. {15:15} Then the dukes of Edom shall be
that the one came not near the other all the night. {14:21} amazed; the mighty men of Moab, trembling shall take hold
And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the upon them; all the inhabitants of Canaan shall melt away.
LORD caused the sea to go [back] by a strong east wind all {15:16} Fear and dread shall fall upon them; by the
that night, and made the sea dry [land,] and the waters were greatness of thine arm they shall be [as] still as a stone; till
divided. {14:22} And the children of Israel went into the thy people pass over, O LORD, till the people pass over,
midst of the sea upon the dry [ground:] and the waters [which] thou hast purchased. {15:17} Thou shalt bring them
[were] a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left. in, and plant them in the mountain of thine inheritance, [in]
the place, O LORD, [which] thou hast made for thee to
{14:23} And the Egyptians pursued, and went in after dwell in, in the Sanctuary, O Lord, [which] thy hands have
them to the midst of the sea, [even] all Pharaoh’s horses, his established. {15:18} The LORD shall reign for ever and
chariots, and his horsemen. {14:24} And it came to pass, ever. {15:19} For the horse of Pharaoh went in with his
that in the morning watch the LORD looked unto the host of chariots and with his horsemen into the sea, and the LORD
the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and brought again the waters of the sea upon them; but the
troubled the host of the Egyptians, {14:25} And took off children of Israel went on dry [land] in the midst of the sea.
their chariot wheels, that they drave them heavily: so that
the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for {15:20} And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron,
the LORD fighteth for them against the Egyptians. took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after
her with timbrels and with dances. {15:21} And Miriam
{14:26} And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out answered them, Sing ye to the LORD, for he hath triumphed
thine hand over the sea, that the waters may come again gloriously; the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the
upon the Egyptians, upon their chariots, and upon their sea. {15:22} So Moses brought Israel from the Red sea, and
horsemen. {14:27} And Moses stretched forth his hand over they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went
the sea, and the sea returned to his strength when the three days in the wilderness, and found no water.
morning appeared; and the Egyptians fled against it; and the
LORD overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea. {15:23} And when they came to Marah, they could not
{14:28} And the waters returned, and covered the chariots, drink of the waters of Marah, for they [were] bitter:
and the horsemen, [and] all the host of Pharaoh that came therefore the name of it was called Marah. {15:24} And the
into the sea after them; there remained not so much as one people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we
of them. {14:29} But the children of Israel walked upon dry drink? {15:25} And he cried unto the LORD; and the
[land] in the midst of the sea; and the waters [were] a wall LORD shewed him a tree, [which] when he had cast into the
unto them on their right hand, and on their left. {14:30} waters, the waters were made sweet: there he made for them
Thus the LORD saved Israel that day out of the hand of the a statute and an ordinance, and there he proved them,
Egyptians; and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea {15:26} And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the
shore. {14:31} And Israel saw that great work which the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right
LORD did upon the Egyptians: and the people feared the in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and
LORD, and believed the LORD, and his servant Moses. keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon
thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I [am]
{15:1} Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this the LORD that healeth thee.
song unto the LORD, and spake, saying, I will sing unto the
LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and his {15:27} And they came to Elim, where [were] twelve
rider hath he thrown into the sea. {15:2} The LORD [is] my wells of water, and threescore and ten palm trees: and they
strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he [is] encamped there by the waters.
my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father’s
God, and I will exalt him. {15:3} The LORD [is] a man of {16:1} And they took their journey from Elim, and all the
war: the LORD [is] his name. {15:4} Pharaoh’s chariots congregation of the children of Israel came unto the
and his host hath he cast into the sea: his chosen captains wilderness of Sin, which [is] between Elim and Sinai, on the
also are drowned in the Red sea. {15:5} The depths have fifteenth day of the second month after their departing out
covered them: they sank into the bottom as a stone. {15:6} of the land of Egypt. {16:2} And the whole congregation of
Thy right hand, O LORD, is become glorious in power: thy the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in
right hand, O LORD, hath dashed in pieces the enemy. the wilderness: {16:3} And the children of Israel said unto
{15:7} And in the greatness of thine excellency thou hast them, Would to God we had died by the hand of the LORD
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in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh pots, [and] seethe that ye will seethe; and that which remaineth over lay
when we did eat bread to the full; for ye have brought us up for you to be kept until the morning. {16:24} And they
forth into this wilderness, to kill this whole assembly with laid it up till the morning, as Moses bade: and it did not
hunger. stink, neither was there any worm therein. {16:25} And
Moses said, Eat that to day; for to day [is] a sabbath unto
{16:4} Then said the LORD unto Moses, Behold, I will the LORD: to day ye shall not find it in the field. {16:26}
rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out Six days ye shall gather it; but on the seventh day, [which
and gather a certain rate every day, that I may prove them, is] the sabbath, in it there shall be none.
whether they will walk in my law, or no. {16:5} And it shall
come to pass, that on the sixth day they shall prepare [that] {16:27} And it came to pass, [that] there went out [some]
which they bring in; and it shall be twice as much as they of the people on the seventh day for to gather, and they
gather daily. {16:6} And Moses and Aaron said unto all the found none. {16:28} And the LORD said unto Moses, How
children of Israel, At even, then ye shall know that the long refuse ye to keep my commandments and my laws?
LORD hath brought you out from the land of Egypt: {16:7} {16:29} See, for that the LORD hath given you the sabbath,
And in the morning, then ye shall see the glory of the therefore he giveth you on the sixth day the bread of two
LORD; for that he heareth your murmurings against the days; abide ye every man in his place, let no man go out of
LORD: and what [are] we, that ye murmur against us? his place on the seventh day. {16:30} So the people rested
{16:8} And Moses said, [This shall be,] when the LORD on the seventh day. {16:31} And the house of Israel called
shall give you in the evening flesh to eat, and in the the name thereof Manna: and it [was] like coriander seed,
morning bread to the full; for that the LORD heareth your white; and the taste of it [was] like wafers [made] with
murmurings which ye murmur against him: and what [are] honey.
we? your murmurings [are] not against us, but against the
LORD. {16:32} And Moses said, This [is] the thing which the
LORD commandeth, Fill an omer of it to be kept for your
{16:9} And Moses spake unto Aaron, Say unto all the generations; that they may see the bread wherewith I have
congregation of the children of Israel, Come near before the fed you in the wilderness, when I brought you forth from
LORD: for he hath heard your murmurings. {16:10} And it the land of Egypt. {16:33} And Moses said unto Aaron,
came to pass, as Aaron spake unto the whole congregation Take a pot, and put an omer full of manna therein, and lay it
of the children of Israel, that they looked toward the up before the LORD, to be kept for your generations.
wilderness, and, behold, the glory of the LORD appeared in {16:34} As the LORD commanded Moses, so Aaron laid it
the cloud. up before the Testimony, to be kept. {16:35} And the
children of Israel did eat manna forty years, until they came
{16:11} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, to a land inhabited; they did eat manna, until they came unto
{16:12} I have heard the murmurings of the children of the borders of the land of Canaan. {16:36} Now an omer
Israel: speak unto them, saying, At even ye shall eat flesh, [is] the tenth [part] of an ephah.
and in the morning ye shall be filled with bread; and ye
shall know that I [am] the LORD your God. {16:13} And it {17:1} And all the congregation of the children of Israel
came to pass, that at even the quails came up, and covered journeyed from the wilderness of Sin, after their journeys,
the camp: and in the morning the dew lay round about the according to the commandment of the LORD, and pitched
host. {16:14} And when the dew that lay was gone up, in Rephidim: and [there was] no water for the people to
behold, upon the face of the wilderness [there lay] a small drink. {17:2} Wherefore the people did chide with Moses,
round thing, [as] small as the hoar frost on the ground. and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said
{16:15} And when the children of Israel saw [it,] they said unto them, Why chide ye with me? wherefore do ye tempt
one to another, It [is] manna: for they wist not what it [was.] the LORD? {17:3} And the people thirsted there for water;
And Moses said unto them, This [is] the bread which the and the people murmured against Moses, and said,
LORD hath given you to eat. Wherefore [is] this [that] thou hast brought us up out of
Egypt, to kill us and our children and our cattle with thirst?
{16:16} This [is] the thing which the LORD hath {17:4} And Moses cried unto the LORD, saying, What shall
commanded, Gather of it every man [according to] his I do unto this people? they be almost ready to stone me.
eating, an omer for every man, according to the number of {17:5} And the LORD said unto Moses, Go on before the
your persons; take ye every man for [them] which [are] in people, and take with thee of the elders of Israel; and thy
his tents. {16:17} And the children of Israel did so, and rod, wherewith thou smotest the river, take in thine hand,
gathered, some more, some less. {16:18} And when they and go. {17:6} Behold, I will stand before thee there upon
did mete [it] with an omer, he that gathered much had the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there
nothing over, and he that gathered little had no lack; they shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And
gathered every man according to his eating. {16:19} And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel. {17:7} And
Moses said, Let no man leave of it till the morning. {16:20} he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah,
Notwithstanding they hearkened not unto Moses; but some because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because
of them left of it until the morning, and it bred worms, and they tempted the LORD, saying, Is the LORD among us, or
stank: and Moses was wroth with them. {16:21} And they not?
gathered it every morning, every man according to his
eating: and when the sun waxed hot, it melted. {17:8} Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in
Rephidim. {17:9} And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us
{16:22} And it came to pass, [that] on the sixth day they out men, and go out, fight with Amalek: to morrow I will
gathered twice as much bread, two omers for one [man:] stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in mine
and all the rulers of the congregation came and told Moses. hand. {17:10} So Joshua did as Moses had said to him, and
{16:23} And he said unto them, This [is that] which the fought with Amalek: and Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to
LORD hath said, To morrow [is] the rest of the holy sabbath the top of the hill. {17:11} And it came to pass, when
unto the LORD: bake [that] which ye will bake [to day,] and Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed: and when he
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let down his hand, Amalek prevailed. {17:12} But Moses’ {18:20} And thou shalt teach them ordinances and laws,
hands [were] heavy; and they took a stone, and put [it] and shalt shew them the way wherein they must walk, and
under him, and he sat thereon; and Aaron and Hur stayed up the work that they must do. {18:21} Moreover thou shalt
his hands, the one on the one side, and the other on the other provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God,
side; and his hands were steady until the going down of the men of truth, hating covetousness; and place [such] over
sun. {17:13} And Joshua discomfited Amalek and his them, [to be] rulers of thousands, [and] rulers of hundreds,
people with the edge of the sword. {17:14} And the LORD rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens: {18:22} And let them
said unto Moses, Write this [for] a memorial in a book, and judge the people at all seasons: and it shall be, [that] every
rehearse [it] in the ears of Joshua: for I will utterly put out great matter they shall bring unto thee, but every small
the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven. {17:15} matter they shall judge: so shall it be easier for thyself, and
And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Jehovah- they shall bear [the burden] with thee. {18:23} If thou shalt
nissi: {17:16} For he said, Because the LORD hath sworn do this thing, and God command thee [so,] then thou shalt
[that] the LORD [will have] war with Amalek from be able to endure, and all this people shall also go to their
generation to generation. place in peace. {18:24} So Moses hearkened to the voice of
his father in law, and did all that he had said. {18:25} And
{18:1} When Jethro, the priest of Midian, Moses’ father Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them
in law, heard of all that God had done for Moses, and for heads over the people, rulers of thousands, rulers of
Israel his people, [and] that the LORD had brought Israel hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens. {18:26} And
out of Egypt; {18:2} Then Jethro, Moses’ father in law, they judged the people at all seasons: the hard causes they
took Zipporah, Moses’ wife, after he had sent her back, brought unto Moses, but every small matter they judged
{18:3} And her two sons; of which the name of the one themselves.
[was] Gershom; for he said, I have been an alien in a
strange land: {18:4} And the name of the other [was] {18:27} And Moses let his father in law depart; and he
Eliezer; for the God of my father, [said he, was] mine help, went his way into his own land.
and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh: {18:5} And
Jethro, Moses’ father in law, came with his sons and his {19:1} In the third month, when the children of Israel
wife unto Moses into the wilderness, where he encamped at were gone forth out of the land of Egypt, the same day came
the mount of God: {18:6} And he said unto Moses, I thy they [into] the wilderness of Sinai. {19:2} For they were
father in law Jethro am come unto thee, and thy wife, and departed from Rephidim, and were come [to] the desert of
her two sons with her. Sinai, and had pitched in the wilderness; and there Israel
camped before the mount. {19:3} And Moses went up unto
{18:7} And Moses went out to meet his father in law, and God, and the LORD called unto him out of the mountain,
did obeisance, and kissed him; and they asked each other of saying, Thus shalt thou say to the house of Jacob, and tell
[their] welfare; and they came into the tent. {18:8} And the children of Israel; {19:4} Ye have seen what I did unto
Moses told his father in law all that the LORD had done the Egyptians, and [how] I bare you on eagles’ wings, and
unto Pharaoh and to the Egyptians for Israel’s sake, [and] brought you unto myself. {19:5} Now therefore, if ye will
all the travail that had come upon them by the way, and obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall
[how] the LORD delivered them. {18:9} And Jethro be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the
rejoiced for all the goodness which the LORD had done to earth [is] mine: {19:6} And ye shall be unto me a kingdom
Israel, whom he had delivered out of the hand of the of priests, and an holy nation. These [are] the words which
Egyptians. {18:10} And Jethro said, Blessed [be] the thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel.
LORD, who hath delivered you out of the hand of the
Egyptians, and out of the hand of Pharaoh, who hath {19:7} And Moses came and called for the elders of the
delivered the people from under the hand of the Egyptians. people, and laid before their faces all these words which the
{18:11} Now I know that the LORD [is] greater than all LORD commanded him. {19:8} And all the people
gods: for in the thing wherein they dealt proudly [he was] answered together, and said, All that the LORD hath spoken
above them. {18:12} And Jethro, Moses’ father in law, took we will do. And Moses returned the words of the people
a burnt offering and sacrifices for God: and Aaron came, unto the LORD. {19:9} And the LORD said unto Moses,
and all the elders of Israel, to eat bread with Moses’ father Lo, I come unto thee in a thick cloud, that the people may
in law before God. hear when I speak with thee, and believe thee for ever. And
Moses told the words of the people unto the LORD.
{18:13} And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moses
sat to judge the people: and the people stood by Moses from {19:10} And the LORD said unto Moses, Go unto the
the morning unto the evening. {18:14} And when Moses’ people, and sanctify them to day and to morrow, and let
father in law saw all that he did to the people, he said, What them wash their clothes, {19:11} And be ready against the
[is] this thing that thou doest to the people? why sittest thou third day: for the third day the LORD will come down in the
thyself alone, and all the people stand by thee from morning sight of all the people upon mount Sinai. {19:12} And thou
unto even? {18:15} And Moses said unto his father in law, shalt set bounds unto the people round about, saying, Take
Because the people come unto me to enquire of God: heed to yourselves, [that ye] go [not] up into the mount, or
{18:16} When they have a matter, they come unto me; and I touch the border of it: whosoever toucheth the mount shall
judge between one and another, and I do make [them] know be surely put to death: {19:13} There shall not an hand
the statutes of God, and his laws. {18:17} And Moses’ touch it, but he shall surely be stoned, or shot through;
father in law said unto him, The thing that thou doest [is] whether [it be] beast or man, it shall not live: when the
not good. {18:18} Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, trumpet soundeth long, they shall come up to the mount.
and this people that [is] with thee: for this thing [is] too
heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone. {19:14} And Moses went down from the mount unto the
{18:19} Hearken now unto my voice, I will give thee people, and sanctified the people; and they washed their
counsel, and God shall be with thee: Be thou for the people clothes. {19:15} And he said unto the people, Be ready
to God-ward, that thou mayest bring the causes unto God: against the third day: come not at [your] wives.
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{19:16} And it came to pass on the third day in the thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with
morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a us, lest we die. {20:20} And Moses said unto the people,
thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet Fear not: for God is come to prove you, and that his fear
exceeding loud; so that all the people that [was] in the camp may be before your faces, that ye sin not. {20:21} And the
trembled. {19:17} And Moses brought forth the people out people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick
of the camp to meet with God; and they stood at the nether darkness where God [was.
part of the mount. {19:18} And mount Sinai was altogether
on a smoke, because the LORD descended upon it in fire: ]{20:22} And the LORD said unto Moses, Thus thou shalt
and the smoke thereof ascended as the smoke of a furnace, say unto the children of Israel, Ye have seen that I have
and the whole mount quaked greatly. {19:19} And when the talked with you from heaven. {20:23} Ye shall not make
voice of the trumpet sounded long, and waxed louder and with me gods of silver, neither shall ye make unto you gods
louder, Moses spake, and God answered him by a voice. of gold.
{19:20} And the LORD came down upon mount Sinai, on
the top of the mount: and the LORD called Moses [up] to {20:24} An altar of earth thou shalt make unto me, and
the top of the mount; and Moses went up. {19:21} And the shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt offerings, and thy peace
LORD said unto Moses, Go down, charge the people, lest offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen: in all places where I
they break through unto the LORD to gaze, and many of record my name I will come unto thee, and I will bless thee.
them perish. {19:22} And let the priests also, which come {20:25} And if thou wilt make me an altar of stone, thou
near to the LORD, sanctify themselves, lest the LORD shalt not build it of hewn stone: for if thou lift up thy tool
break forth upon them. {19:23} And Moses said unto the upon it, thou hast polluted it. {20:26} Neither shalt thou go
LORD, The people cannot come up to mount Sinai: for thou up by steps unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not
chargedst us, saying, Set bounds about the mount, and discovered thereon.
sanctify it. {19:24} And the LORD said unto him, Away,
get thee down, and thou shalt come up, thou, and Aaron {21:1} Now these [are] the judgments which thou shalt
with thee: but let not the priests and the people break set before them. {21:2} If thou buy an Hebrew servant, six
through to come up unto the LORD, lest he break forth years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free
upon them. {19:25} So Moses went down unto the people, for nothing. {21:3} If he came in by himself, he shall go out
and spake unto them. by himself: if he were married, then his wife shall go out
with him. {21:4} If his master have given him a wife, and
{20:1} And God spake all these words, saying, {20:2} I she have born him sons or daughters; the wife and her
[am] the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of children shall be her master’s, and he shall go out by
the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. {20:3} Thou himself. {21:5} And if the servant shall plainly say, I love
shalt have no other gods before me. {20:4} Thou shalt not my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free:
make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness [of any {21:6} Then his master shall bring him unto the judges; he
thing] that [is] in heaven above, or that [is] in the earth shall also bring him to the door, or unto the door post; and
beneath, or that [is] in the water under the earth: {20:5} his master shall bore his ear through with an aul; and he
Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: shall serve him for ever.
for I the LORD thy God [am] a jealous God, visiting the
iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and {21:7} And if a man sell his daughter to be a maidservant,
fourth [generation] of them that hate me; {20:6} And she shall not go out as the menservants do. {21:8} If she
shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and please not her master, who hath betrothed her to himself,
keep my commandments. {20:7} Thou shalt not take the then shall he let her be redeemed: to sell her unto a strange
name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not nation he shall have no power, seeing he hath dealt
hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain. {20:8} deceitfully with her. {21:9} And if he have betrothed her
Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. {20:9} Six days unto his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of
shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: {20:10} But the daughters. {21:10} If he take him another [wife;] her food,
seventh day [is] the sabbath of the LORD thy God: [in it] her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.
thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy {21:11} And if he do not these three unto her, then shall she
daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy go out free without money.
cattle, nor thy stranger that [is] within thy gates: {20:11}
For [in] six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, {21:12} He that smiteth a man, so that he die, shall be
and all that in them [is,] and rested the seventh day: surely put to death. {21:13} And if a man lie not in wait, but
wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed God deliver [him] into his hand; then I will appoint thee a
it. place whither he shall flee. {21:14} But if a man come
presumptuously upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile;
{20:12} Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.
may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth
thee. {20:13} Thou shalt not kill. {20:14} Thou shalt not {21:15} And he that smiteth his father, or his mother,
commit adultery. {20:15} Thou shalt not steal. {20:16} shall be surely put to death.
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.
{20:17} Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house, thou {21:16} And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if
shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his manservant, he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.
nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing
that [is] thy neighbour’s. {21:17} And he that curseth his father, or his mother,
shall surely be put to death.
{20:18} And all the people saw the thunderings, and the
lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain {21:18} And if men strive together, and one smite another
smoking: and when the people saw [it,] they removed, and with a stone, or with [his] fist, and he die not, but keepeth
stood afar off. {20:19} And they said unto Moses, Speak [his] bed: {21:19} If he rise again, and walk abroad upon
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his staff, then shall he that smote [him] be quit: only he {22:6} If fire break out, and catch in thorns, so that the
shall pay [for] the loss of his time, and shall cause [him] to stacks of corn, or the standing corn, or the field, be
be thoroughly healed. consumed [therewith;] he that kindled the fire shall surely
make restitution.
{21:20} And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with
a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely {22:7} If a man shall deliver unto his neighbour money or
punished. {21:21} Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or stuff to keep, and it be stolen out of the man’s house; if the
two, he shall not be punished: for he [is] his money. thief be found, let him pay double. {22:8} If the thief be not
found, then the master of the house shall be brought unto
{21:22} If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so the judges, [to see] whether he have put his hand unto his
that her fruit depart [from her,] and yet no mischief follow: neighbour’s goods. {22:9} For all manner of trespass,
he shall be surely punished, according as the woman’s [whether it be] for ox, for ass, for sheep, for raiment, [or]
husband will lay upon him; and he shall pay as the judges for any manner of lost thing, which [another] challengeth to
[determine. ]{21:23} And if [any] mischief follow, then be his, the cause of both parties shall come before the
thou shalt give life for life, {21:24} Eye for eye, tooth for judges; [and] whom the judges shall condemn, he shall pay
tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, {21:25} Burning for double unto his neighbour. {22:10} If a man deliver unto
burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe. his neighbour an ass, or an ox, or a sheep, or any beast, to
keep; and it die, or be hurt, or driven away, no man seeing
{21:26} And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the [it: ]{22:11} [Then] shall an oath of the LORD be between
eye of his maid, that it perish; he shall let him go free for his them both, that he hath not put his hand unto his
eye’s sake. {21:27} And if he smite out his manservant’s neighbour’s goods; and the owner of it shall accept
tooth, or his maidservant’s tooth; he shall let him go free for [thereof,] and he shall not make [it] good. {22:12} And if it
his tooth’s sake. be stolen from him, he shall make restitution unto the owner
thereof. {22:13} If it be torn in pieces, [then] let him bring
{21:28} If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they die: it [for] witness, [and] he shall not make good that which
then the ox shall be surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be was torn.
eaten; but the owner of the ox [shall be] quit. {21:29} But if
the ox were wont to push with his horn in time past, and it {22:14} And if a man borrow [ought] of his neighbour,
hath been testified to his owner, and he hath not kept him in, and it be hurt, or die, the owner thereof [being] not with it,
but that he hath killed a man or a woman; the ox shall be he shall surely make [it] good. {22:15} [But] if the owner
stoned, and his owner also shall be put to death. {21:30} If thereof [be] with it, he shall not make [it] good: if it [be] an
there be laid on him a sum of money, then he shall give for hired [thing,] it came for his hire.
the ransom of his life whatsoever is laid upon him. {21:31}
Whether he have gored a son, or have gored a daughter, {22:16} And if a man entice a maid that is not betrothed,
according to this judgment shall it be done unto him. and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife.
{21:32} If the ox shall push a manservant or a maidservant; {22:17} If her father utterly refuse to give her unto him, he
he shall give unto their master thirty shekels of silver, and shall pay money according to the dowry of virgins.
the ox shall be stoned.
{22:18} Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.
{21:33} And if a man shall open a pit, or if a man shall
dig a pit, and not cover it, and an ox or an ass fall therein; {22:19} Whosoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put
{21:34} The owner of the pit shall make [it] good, [and] to death.
give money unto the owner of them; and the dead [beast]
shall be his. {22:20} He that sacrificeth unto [any] god, save unto the
LORD only, he shall be utterly destroyed.
{21:35} And if one man’s ox hurt another’s, that he die;
then they shall sell the live ox, and divide the money of it; {22:21} Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress
and the dead [ox] also they shall divide. {21:36} Or if it be him: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
known that the ox hath used to push in time past, and his
owner hath not kept him in; he shall surely pay ox for ox; {22:22} Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless
and the dead shall be his own. child. {22:23} If thou afflict them in any wise, and they cry
at all unto me, I will surely hear their cry; {22:24} And my
{22:1} If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or wrath shall wax hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and
sell it; he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.
for a sheep.
{22:25} If thou lend money to [any of] my people [that is]
{22:2} If a thief be found breaking up, and be smitten that poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer, neither
he die, [there shall] no blood [be shed] for him. {22:3} If shalt thou lay upon him usury. {22:26} If thou at all take
the sun be risen upon him, [there shall be] blood [shed] for thy neighbour’s raiment to pledge, thou shalt deliver it unto
him; [for] he should make full restitution; if he have him by that the sun goeth down: {22:27} For that [is] his
nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft. {22:4} If the covering only, it [is] his raiment for his skin: wherein shall
theft be certainly found in his hand alive, whether it be ox, he sleep? and it shall come to pass, when he crieth unto me,
or ass, or sheep; he shall restore double. that I will hear; for I [am] gracious.

{22:5} If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be eaten, {22:28} Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler
and shall put in his beast, and shall feed in another man’s of thy people.
field; of the best of his own field, and of the best of his own
vineyard, shall he make restitution. {22:29} Thou shalt not delay [to offer] the first of thy ripe
fruits, and of thy liquors: the firstborn of thy sons shalt thou
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give unto me. {22:30} Likewise shalt thou do with thine adversaries. {23:23} For mine Angel shall go before thee,
oxen, [and] with thy sheep: seven days it shall be with his and bring thee in unto the Amorites, and the Hittites, and
dam; on the eighth day thou shalt give it me. the Perizzites, and the Canaanites, and the Hivites, and the
Jebusites: and I will cut them off. {23:24} Thou shalt not
{22:31} And ye shall be holy men unto me: neither shall bow down to their gods, nor serve them, nor do after their
ye eat [any] flesh [that is] torn of beasts in the field; ye shall works: but thou shalt utterly overthrow them, and quite
cast it to the dogs. break down their images. {23:25} And ye shall serve the
LORD your God, and he shall bless thy bread, and thy
{23:1} Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of thee.
hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.
{23:26} There shall nothing cast their young, nor be
{23:2} Thou shalt not follow a multitude to [do] evil; barren, in thy land: the number of thy days I will fulfil.
neither shalt thou speak in a cause to decline after many to {23:27} I will send my fear before thee, and will destroy all
wrest [judgment: the people to whom thou shalt come, and I will make all
thine enemies turn their backs unto thee. {23:28} And I will
]{23:3} Neither shalt thou countenance a poor man in his send hornets before thee, which shall drive out the Hivite,
cause. the Canaanite, and the Hittite, from before thee. {23:29} I
will not drive them out from before thee in one year; lest the
{23:4} If thou meet thine enemy’s ox or his ass going land become desolate, and the beast of the field multiply
astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again. {23:5} If against thee. {23:30} By little and little I will drive them
thou see the ass of him that hateth thee lying under his out from before thee, until thou be increased, and inherit the
burden, and wouldest forbear to help him, thou shalt surely land. {23:31} And I will set thy bounds from the Red sea
help with him. {23:6} Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of even unto the sea of the Philistines, and from the desert unto
thy poor in his cause. {23:7} Keep thee far from a false the river: for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into
matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I your hand; and thou shalt drive them out before thee.
will not justify the wicked. {23:32} Thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor with
their gods. {23:33} They shall not dwell in thy land, lest
{23:8} And thou shalt take no gift: for the gift blindeth they make thee sin against me: for if thou serve their gods,
the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous. it will surely be a snare unto thee.

{23:9} Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger: for ye know {24:1} And he said unto Moses, Come up unto the
the heart of a stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the land LORD, thou, and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of
of Egypt. {23:10} And six years thou shalt sow thy land, the elders of Israel; and worship ye afar off. {24:2} And
and shalt gather in the fruits thereof: {23:11} But the Moses alone shall come near the LORD: but they shall not
seventh [year] thou shalt let it rest and lie still; that the poor come nigh; neither shall the people go up with him.
of thy people may eat: and what they leave the beasts of the
field shall eat. In like manner thou shalt deal with thy {24:3} And Moses came and told the people all the words
vineyard, [and] with thy oliveyard. {23:12} Six days thou of the LORD, and all the judgments: and all the people
shalt do thy work, and on the seventh day thou shalt rest: answered with one voice, and said, All the words which the
that thine ox and thine ass may rest, and the son of thy LORD hath said will we do. {24:4} And Moses wrote all
handmaid, and the stranger, may be refreshed. {23:13} And the words of the LORD, and rose up early in the morning,
in all [things] that I have said unto you be circumspect: and and builded an altar under the hill, and twelve pillars,
make no mention of the name of other gods, neither let it be according to the twelve tribes of Israel. {24:5} And he sent
heard out of thy mouth. young men of the children of Israel, which offered burnt
offerings, and sacrificed peace offerings of oxen unto the
{23:14} Three times thou shalt keep a feast unto me in the LORD. {24:6} And Moses took half of the blood, and put
year. {23:15} Thou shalt keep the feast of unleavened [it] in basons; and half of the blood he sprinkled on the
bread: (thou shalt eat unleavened bread seven days, as I altar. {24:7} And he took the book of the covenant, and
commanded thee, in the time appointed of the month Abib; read in the audience of the people: and they said, All that
for in it thou camest out from Egypt: and none shall appear the LORD hath said will we do, and be obedient. {24:8}
before me empty:) {23:16} And the feast of harvest, the And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled [it] on the people,
firstfruits of thy labours, which thou hast sown in the field: and said, Behold the blood of the covenant, which the
and the feast of ingathering, [which is] in the end of the LORD hath made with you concerning all these words.
year, when thou hast gathered in thy labours out of the field.
{23:17} Three times in the year all thy males shall appear {24:9} Then went up Moses, and Aaron, Nadab, and
before the Lord GOD. {23:18} Thou shalt not offer the Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel: {24:10} And they
blood of my sacrifice with leavened bread; neither shall the saw the God of Israel: and [there was] under his feet as it
fat of my sacrifice remain until the morning. {23:19} The were a paved work of a sapphire stone, and as it were the
first of the firstfruits of thy land thou shalt bring into the body of heaven in [his] clearness. {24:11} And upon the
house of the LORD thy God. Thou shalt not seethe a kid in nobles of the children of Israel he laid not his hand: also
his mother’s milk. they saw God, and did eat and drink.

{23:20} Behold, I send an Angel before thee, to keep thee {24:12} And the LORD said unto Moses, Come up to me
in the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have into the mount, and be there: and I will give thee tables of
prepared. {23:21} Beware of him, and obey his voice, stone, and a law, and commandments which I have written;
provoke him not; for he will not pardon your transgressions: that thou mayest teach them. {24:13} And Moses rose up,
for my name [is] in him. {23:22} But if thou shalt indeed and his minister Joshua: and Moses went up into the mount
obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an of God. {24:14} And he said unto the elders, Tarry ye here
enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine for us, until we come again unto you: and, behold, Aaron
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and Hur [are] with you: if any man have any matters to do, of gold, and put the rings in the four corners that [are] on
let him come unto them. {24:15} And Moses went up into the four feet thereof. {25:27} Over against the border shall
the mount, and a cloud covered the mount. {24:16} And the the rings be for places of the staves to bear the table.
glory of the LORD abode upon mount Sinai, and the cloud {25:28} And thou shalt make the staves [of] shittim wood,
covered it six days: and the seventh day he called unto and overlay them with gold, that the table may be borne
Moses out of the midst of the cloud. {24:17} And the sight with them. {25:29} And thou shalt make the dishes thereof,
of the glory of the LORD [was] like devouring fire on the and spoons thereof, and covers thereof, and bowls thereof,
top of the mount in the eyes of the children of Israel. to cover withal: [of] pure gold shalt thou make them.
{24:18} And Moses went into the midst of the cloud, and {25:30} And thou shalt set upon the table shewbread before
gat him up into the mount: and Moses was in the mount me alway.
forty days and forty nights.
{25:31} And thou shalt make a candlestick [of] pure gold:
{25:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {25:2} [of] beaten work shall the candlestick be made: his shaft,
Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring me an and his branches, his bowls, his knops, and his flowers,
offering: of every man that giveth it willingly with his heart shall be of the same. {25:32} And six branches shall come
ye shall take my offering. {25:3} And this [is] the offering out of the sides of it; three branches of the candlestick out of
which ye shall take of them; gold, and silver, and brass, the one side, and three branches of the candlestick out of the
{25:4} And blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and other side: {25:33} Three bowls made like unto almonds,
goats [hair, ]{25:5} And rams’ skins dyed red, and badgers’ [with] a knop and a flower in one branch; and three bowls
skins, and shittim wood, {25:6} Oil for the light, spices for made like almonds in the other branch, [with] a knop and a
anointing oil, and for sweet incense, {25:7} Onyx stones, flower: so in the six branches that come out of the
and stones to be set in the ephod, and in the breastplate. candlestick. {25:34} And in the candlestick [shall be] four
{25:8} And let them make me a sanctuary; that I may dwell bowls made like unto almonds, [with] their knops and their
among them. {25:9} According to all that I shew thee, flowers. {25:35} And [there shall be] a knop under two
[after] the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all the branches of the same, and a knop under two branches of the
instruments thereof, even so shall ye make [it. same, and a knop under two branches of the same,
according to the six branches that proceed out of the
]{25:10} And they shall make an ark [of] shittim wood: candlestick. {25:36} Their knops and their branches shall be
two cubits and a half [shall be] the length thereof, and a of the same: all it [shall be] one beaten work [of] pure gold.
cubit and a half the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half {25:37} And thou shalt make the seven lamps thereof: and
the height thereof. {25:11} And thou shalt overlay it with they shall light the lamps thereof, that they may give light
pure gold, within and without shalt thou overlay it, and shalt over against it. {25:38} And the tongs thereof, and the
make upon it a crown of gold round about. {25:12} And snuffdishes thereof, [shall be of] pure gold. {25:39} [Of] a
thou shalt cast four rings of gold for it, and put [them] in the talent of pure gold shall he make it, with all these vessels.
four corners thereof; and two rings [shall be] in the one side {25:40} And look that thou make [them] after their pattern,
of it, and two rings in the other side of it. {25:13} And thou which was shewed thee in the mount.
shalt make staves [of] shittim wood, and overlay them with
gold. {25:14} And thou shalt put the staves into the rings by {26:1} Moreover thou shalt make the tabernacle [with]
the sides of the ark, that the ark may be borne with them. ten curtains [of] fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and
{25:15} The staves shall be in the rings of the ark: they scarlet: [with] cherubims of cunning work shalt thou make
shall not be taken from it. {25:16} And thou shalt put into them. {26:2} The length of one curtain [shall be] eight and
the ark the testimony which I shall give thee. {25:17} And twenty cubits, and the breadth of one curtain four cubits:
thou shalt make a mercy seat [of] pure gold: two cubits and and every one of the curtains shall have one measure.
a half [shall be] the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the {26:3} The five curtains shall be coupled together one to
breadth thereof. {25:18} And thou shalt make two another; and [other] five curtains [shall be] coupled one to
cherubims [of] gold, [of] beaten work shalt thou make them, another. {26:4} And thou shalt make loops of blue upon the
in the two ends of the mercy seat. {25:19} And make one edge of the one curtain from the selvedge in the coupling;
cherub on the one end, and the other cherub on the other and likewise shalt thou make in the uttermost edge of
end: [even] of the mercy seat shall ye make the cherubims [another] curtain, in the coupling of the second. {26:5} Fifty
on the two ends thereof. {25:20} And the cherubim shall loops shalt thou make in the one curtain, and fifty loops
stretch forth [their] wings on high, covering the mercy seat shalt thou make in the edge of the curtain that is in the
with their wings, and their faces [shall look] one to another; coupling of the second; that the loops may take hold one of
toward the mercy seat shall the faces of the cherubims be. another. {26:6} And thou shalt make fifty taches of gold,
{25:21} And thou shalt put the mercy seat above upon the and couple the curtains together with the taches: and it shall
ark; and in the ark thou shalt put the testimony that I shall be one tabernacle.
give thee. {25:22} And there I will meet with thee, and I
will commune with thee from above the mercy seat, from {26:7} And thou shalt make curtains [of] goats’ [hair] to
between the two cherubims which [are] upon the ark of the be a covering upon the tabernacle: eleven curtains shalt thou
testimony, of all [things] which I will give thee in make. {26:8} The length of one curtain [shall be] thirty
commandment unto the children of Israel. cubits, and the breadth of one curtain four cubits: and the
eleven curtains [shall be all] of one measure. {26:9} And
{25:23} Thou shalt also make a table [of] shittim wood: thou shalt couple five curtains by themselves, and six
two cubits [shall be] the length thereof, and a cubit the curtains by themselves, and shalt double the sixth curtain in
breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof. the forefront of the tabernacle. {26:10} And thou shalt
{25:24} And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, and make make fifty loops on the edge of the one curtain [that is]
thereto a crown of gold round about. {25:25} And thou outmost in the coupling, and fifty loops in the edge of the
shalt make unto it a border of an hand breadth round about, curtain which coupleth the second. {26:11} And thou shalt
and thou shalt make a golden crown to the border thereof make fifty taches of brass, and put the taches into the loops,
round about. {25:26} And thou shalt make for it four rings and couple the tent together, that it may be one. {26:12}
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And the remnant that remaineth of the curtains of the tent, {27:1} And thou shalt make an altar [of] shittim wood,
the half curtain that remaineth, shall hang over the backside five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be
of the tabernacle. {26:13} And a cubit on the one side, and foursquare: and the height thereof [shall be] three cubits.
a cubit on the other side of that which remaineth in the {27:2} And thou shalt make the horns of it upon the four
length of the curtains of the tent, it shall hang over the sides corners thereof: his horns shall be of the same: and thou
of the tabernacle on this side and on that side, to cover it. shalt overlay it with brass. {27:3} And thou shalt make his
{26:14} And thou shalt make a covering for the tent [of] pans to receive his ashes, and his shovels, and his basons,
rams’ skins dyed red, and a covering above [of] badgers and his fleshhooks, and his firepans: all the vessels thereof
skins. thou shalt make [of] brass. {27:4} And thou shalt make for
it a grate of network [of] brass; and upon the net shalt thou
{26:15} And thou shalt make boards for the tabernacle make four brasen rings in the four corners thereof. {27:5}
[of] shittim wood standing up. {26:16} Ten cubits [shall be] And thou shalt put it under the compass of the altar beneath,
the length of a board, and a cubit and a half [shall be] the that the net may be even to the midst of the altar. {27:6}
breadth of one board. {26:17} Two tenons [shall there be] And thou shalt make staves for the altar, staves [of] shittim
in one board, set in order one against another: thus shalt wood, and overlay them with brass. {27:7} And the staves
thou make for all the boards of the tabernacle. {26:18} And shall be put into the rings, and the staves shall be upon the
thou shalt make the boards for the tabernacle, twenty boards two sides of the altar, to bear it. {27:8} Hollow with boards
on the south side southward. {26:19} And thou shalt make shalt thou make it: as it was shewed thee in the mount, so
forty sockets of silver under the twenty boards; two sockets shall they make [it.
under one board for his two tenons, and two sockets under
another board for his two tenons. {26:20} And for the ]{27:9} And thou shalt make the court of the tabernacle:
second side of the tabernacle on the north side [there shall for the south side southward [there shall be] hangings for
be] twenty boards: {26:21} And their forty sockets [of] the court [of] fine twined linen of an hundred cubits long for
silver; two sockets under one board, and two sockets under one side: {27:10} And the twenty pillars thereof and their
another board. {26:22} And for the sides of the tabernacle twenty sockets [shall be of] brass; the hooks of the pillars
westward thou shalt make six boards. {26:23} And two and their fillets [shall be of] silver. {27:11} And likewise
boards shalt thou make for the corners of the tabernacle in for the north side in length [there shall be] hangings of an
the two sides. {26:24} And they shall be coupled together hundred [cubits] long, and his twenty pillars and their
beneath, and they shall be coupled together above the head twenty sockets [of] brass; the hooks of the pillars and their
of it unto one ring: thus shall it be for them both; they shall fillets [of] silver.
be for the two corners. {26:25} And they shall be eight
boards, and their sockets [of] silver, sixteen sockets; two {27:12} And [for] the breadth of the court on the west
sockets under one board, and two sockets under another side [shall be] hangings of fifty cubits: their pillars ten, and
board. their sockets ten. {27:13} And the breadth of the court on
the east side eastward [shall be] fifty cubits. {27:14} The
{26:26} And thou shalt make bars [of] shittim wood; five hangings of one side [of the gate shall be] fifteen cubits:
for the boards of the one side of the tabernacle, {26:27} their pillars three, and their sockets three. {27:15} And on
And five bars for the boards of the other side of the the other side [shall be] hangings fifteen [cubits:] their
tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the side of the pillars three, and their sockets three.
tabernacle, for the two sides westward. {26:28} And the
middle bar in the midst of the boards shall reach from end to {27:16} And for the gate of the court [shall be] an
end. {26:29} And thou shalt overlay the boards with gold, hanging of twenty cubits, [of] blue, and purple, and scarlet,
and make their rings [of] gold [for] places for the bars: and and fine twined linen, wrought with needlework: [and] their
thou shalt overlay the bars with gold. {26:30} And thou pillars [shall be] four, and their sockets four. {27:17} All
shalt rear up the tabernacle according to the fashion thereof the pillars round about the court [shall be] filleted with
which was shewed thee in the mount. silver; their hooks [shall be of] silver, and their sockets of
brass.
{26:31} And thou shalt make a vail [of] blue, and purple,
and scarlet, and fine twined linen of cunning work: with {27:18} The length of the court [shall be] an hundred
cherubims shall it be made: {26:32} And thou shalt hang it cubits, and the breadth fifty every where, and the height five
upon four pillars of shittim [wood] overlaid with gold: their cubits [of] fine twined linen, and their sockets [of] brass.
hooks [shall be of] gold, upon the four sockets of silver. {27:19} All the vessels of the tabernacle in all the service
thereof, and all the pins thereof, and all the pins of the court,
{26:33} And thou shalt hang up the vail under the taches, [shall be of] brass.
that thou mayest bring in thither within the vail the ark of
the testimony: and the vail shall divide unto you between {27:20} And thou shalt command the children of Israel,
the holy [place] and the most holy. {26:34} And thou shalt that they bring thee pure oil olive beaten for the light, to
put the mercy seat upon the ark of the testimony in the most cause the lamp to burn always. {27:21} In the tabernacle of
holy [place. ]{26:35} And thou shalt set the table without the congregation without the vail, which [is] before the
the vail, and the candlestick over against the table on the testimony, Aaron and his sons shall order it from evening to
side of the tabernacle toward the south: and thou shalt put morning before the LORD: [it shall be] a statute for ever
the table on the north side. {26:36} And thou shalt make an unto their generations on the behalf of the children of Israel.
hanging for the door of the tent, [of] blue, and purple, and
scarlet, and fine twined linen, wrought with needlework. {28:1} And take thou unto thee Aaron thy brother, and his
{26:37} And thou shalt make for the hanging five pillars sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he
[of] shittim [wood,] and overlay them with gold, [and] their may minister unto me in the priest’s office, [even] Aaron,
hooks [shall be of] gold: and thou shalt cast five sockets of Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron’s sons.
brass for them. {28:2} And thou shalt make holy garments for Aaron thy
brother for glory and for beauty. {28:3} And thou shalt
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speak unto all [that are] wise hearted, whom I have filled toward the forepart thereof, over against the [other]
with the spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron’s coupling thereof, above the curious girdle of the ephod.
garments to consecrate him, that he may minister unto me in {28:28} And they shall bind the breastplate by the rings
the priest’s office. {28:4} And these [are] the garments thereof unto the rings of the ephod with a lace of blue, that
which they shall make; a breastplate, and an ephod, and a [it] may be above the curious girdle of the ephod, and that
robe, and a broidered coat, a mitre, and a girdle: and they the breastplate be not loosed from the ephod. {28:29} And
shall make holy garments for Aaron thy brother, and his Aaron shall bear the names of the children of Israel in the
sons, that he may minister unto me in the priest’s office. breastplate of judgment upon his heart, when he goeth in
{28:5} And they shall take gold, and blue, and purple, and unto the holy [place,] for a memorial before the LORD
scarlet, and fine linen. continually.

{28:6} And they shall make the ephod [of] gold, [of] blue, {28:30} And thou shalt put in the breastplate of judgment
and [of] purple, [of] scarlet, and fine twined linen, with the Urim and the Thummim; and they shall be upon Aaron’s
cunning work. {28:7} It shall have the two shoulderpieces heart, when he goeth in before the LORD: and Aaron shall
thereof joined at the two edges thereof; and [so] it shall be bear the judgment of the children of Israel upon his heart
joined together. {28:8} And the curious girdle of the ephod, before the LORD continually.
which [is] upon it, shall be of the same, according to the
work thereof; [even of] gold, [of] blue, and purple, and {28:31} And thou shalt make the robe of the ephod all
scarlet, and fine twined linen. {28:9} And thou shalt take [of] blue. {28:32} And there shall be an hole in the top of it,
two onyx stones, and grave on them the names of the in the midst thereof: it shall have a binding of woven work
children of Israel: {28:10} Six of their names on one stone, round about the hole of it, as it were the hole of an
and [the other] six names of the rest on the other stone, habergeon, that it be not rent.
according to their birth. {28:11} With the work of an
engraver in stone, [like] the engravings of a signet, shalt {28:33} And [beneath] upon the hem of it thou shalt make
thou engrave the two stones with the names of the children pomegranates [of] blue, and [of] purple, and [of] scarlet,
of Israel: thou shalt make them to be set in ouches of gold. round about the hem thereof; and bells of gold between
{28:12} And thou shalt put the two stones upon the them round about: {28:34} A golden bell and a
shoulders of the ephod [for] stones of memorial unto the pomegranate, a golden bell and a pomegranate, upon the
children of Israel: and Aaron shall bear their names before hem of the robe round about. {28:35} And it shall be upon
the LORD upon his two shoulders for a memorial. Aaron to minister: and his sound shall be heard when he
goeth in unto the holy [place] before the LORD, and when
{28:13} And thou shalt make ouches [of] gold; {28:14} he cometh out, that he die not.
And two chains [of] pure gold at the ends; [of] wreathen
work shalt thou make them, and fasten the wreathen chains {28:36} And thou shalt make a plate [of] pure gold, and
to the ouches. grave upon it, [like] the engravings of a signet, HOLINESS
TO THE LORD. {28:37} And thou shalt put it on a blue
{28:15} And thou shalt make the breastplate of judgment lace, that it may be upon the mitre; upon the forefront of the
with cunning work; after the work of the ephod thou shalt mitre it shall be. {28:38} And it shall be upon Aaron’s
make it; [of] gold, [of] blue, and [of] purple, and [of] forehead, that Aaron may bear the iniquity of the holy
scarlet, and [of] fine twined linen, shalt thou make it. things, which the children of Israel shall hallow in all their
{28:16} Foursquare it shall be [being] doubled; a span holy gifts; and it shall be always upon his forehead, that
[shall be] the length thereof, and a span [shall be] the they may be accepted before the LORD.
breadth thereof. {28:17} And thou shalt set in it settings of
stones, [even] four rows of stones: [the first] row [shall be] {28:39} And thou shalt embroider the coat of fine linen,
a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: [this shall be] the first and thou shalt make the mitre [of] fine linen, and thou shalt
row. {28:18} And the second row [shall be] an emerald, a make the girdle [of] needlework.
sapphire, and a diamond. {28:19} And the third row a
ligure, an agate, and an amethyst. {28:20} And the fourth {28:40} And for Aaron’s sons thou shalt make coats, and
row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in thou shalt make for them girdles, and bonnets shalt thou
gold in their inclosings. {28:21} And the stones shall be make for them, for glory and for beauty. {28:41} And thou
with the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according shalt put them upon Aaron thy brother, and his sons with
to their names, [like] the engravings of a signet; every one him; and shalt anoint them, and consecrate them, and
with his name shall they be according to the twelve tribes. sanctify them, that they may minister unto me in the priest’s
office. {28:42} And thou shalt make them linen breeches to
{28:22} And thou shalt make upon the breastplate chains cover their nakedness; from the loins even unto the thighs
at the ends [of] wreathen work [of] pure gold. {28:23} And they shall reach: {28:43} And they shall be upon Aaron,
thou shalt make upon the breastplate two rings of gold, and and upon his sons, when they come in unto the tabernacle of
shalt put the two rings on the two ends of the breastplate. the congregation, or when they come near unto the altar to
{28:24} And thou shalt put the two wreathen [chains] of minister in the holy [place;] that they bear not iniquity, and
gold in the two rings [which are] on the ends of the die: [it shall be] a statute for ever unto him and his seed
breastplate. {28:25} And [the other] two ends of the two after him.
wreathen [chains] thou shalt fasten in the two ouches, and
put [them] on the shoulderpieces of the ephod before it. {29:1} And this [is] the thing that thou shalt do unto them
to hallow them, to minister unto me in the priest’s office:
{28:26} And thou shalt make two rings of gold, and thou Take one young bullock, and two rams without blemish,
shalt put them upon the two ends of the breastplate in the {29:2} And unleavened bread, and cakes unleavened
border thereof, which [is] in the side of the ephod inward. tempered with oil, and wafers unleavened anointed with oil:
{28:27} And two [other] rings of gold thou shalt make, and [of] wheaten flour shalt thou make them. {29:3} And thou
shalt put them on the two sides of the ephod underneath, shalt put them into one basket, and bring them in the basket,
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with the bullock and the two rams. {29:4} And Aaron and [that] which is for his sons: {29:28} And it shall be Aaron’s
his sons thou shalt bring unto the door of the tabernacle of and his sons’ by a statute for ever from the children of
the congregation, and shalt wash them with water. {29:5} Israel: for it [is] an heave offering: and it shall be an heave
And thou shalt take the garments, and put upon Aaron the offering from the children of Israel of the sacrifice of their
coat, and the robe of the ephod, and the ephod, and the peace offerings, [even] their heave offering unto the LORD.
breastplate, and gird him with the curious girdle of the
ephod: {29:6} And thou shalt put the mitre upon his head, {29:29} And the holy garments of Aaron shall be his
and put the holy crown upon the mitre. {29:7} Then shalt sons’ after him, to be anointed therein, and to be
thou take the anointing oil, and pour [it] upon his head, and consecrated in them. {29:30} [And] that son that is priest in
anoint him. {29:8} And thou shalt bring his sons, and put his stead shall put them on seven days, when he cometh into
coats upon them. {29:9} And thou shalt gird them with the tabernacle of the congregation to minister in the holy
girdles, Aaron and his sons, and put the bonnets on them: [place.
and the priest’s office shall be theirs for a perpetual statute:
and thou shalt consecrate Aaron and his sons. {29:10} And ]{29:31} And thou shalt take the ram of the consecration,
thou shalt cause a bullock to be brought before the and seethe his flesh in the holy place. {29:32} And Aaron
tabernacle of the congregation: and Aaron and his sons shall and his sons shall eat the flesh of the ram, and the bread that
put their hands upon the head of the bullock. {29:11} And [is] in the basket, [by] the door of the tabernacle of the
thou shalt kill the bullock before the LORD, [by] the door congregation. {29:33} And they shall eat those things
of the tabernacle of the congregation. {29:12} And thou wherewith the atonement was made, to consecrate [and] to
shalt take of the blood of the bullock, and put [it] upon the sanctify them: but a stranger shall not eat [thereof,] because
horns of the altar with thy finger, and pour all the blood they [are] holy. {29:34} And if ought of the flesh of the
beside the bottom of the altar. {29:13} And thou shalt take consecrations, or of the bread, remain unto the morning,
all the fat that covereth the inwards, and the caul [that is] then thou shalt burn the remainder with fire: it shall not be
above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon eaten, because it [is] holy. {29:35} And thus shalt thou do
them, and burn [them] upon the altar. {29:14} But the flesh unto Aaron, and to his sons, according to all [things] which
of the bullock, and his skin, and his dung, shalt thou burn I have commanded thee: seven days shalt thou consecrate
with fire without the camp: it [is] a sin offering. them. {29:36} And thou shalt offer every day a bullock
[for] a sin offering for atonement: and thou shalt cleanse the
{29:15} Thou shalt also take one ram; and Aaron and his altar, when thou hast made an atonement for it, and thou
sons shall put their hands upon the head of the ram. {29:16} shalt anoint it, to sanctify it. {29:37} Seven days thou shalt
And thou shalt slay the ram, and thou shalt take his blood, make an atonement for the altar, and sanctify it; and it shall
and sprinkle [it] round about upon the altar. {29:17} And be an altar most holy: whatsoever toucheth the altar shall be
thou shalt cut the ram in pieces, and wash the inwards of holy.
him, and his legs, and put [them] unto his pieces, and unto
his head. {29:18} And thou shalt burn the whole ram upon {29:38} Now this [is that] which thou shalt offer upon the
the altar: it [is] a burnt offering unto the LORD: it [is] a altar; two lambs of the first year day by day continually.
sweet savour, an offering made by fire unto the LORD. {29:39} The one lamb thou shalt offer in the morning; and
the other lamb thou shalt offer at even: {29:40} And with
{29:19} And thou shalt take the other ram; and Aaron and the one lamb a tenth deal of flour mingled with the fourth
his sons shall put their hands upon the head of the ram. part of an hin of beaten oil; and the fourth part of an hin of
{29:20} Then shalt thou kill the ram, and take of his blood, wine [for] a drink offering. {29:41} And the other lamb
and put [it] upon the tip of the right ear of Aaron, and upon thou shalt offer at even, and shalt do thereto according to
the tip of the right ear of his sons, and upon the thumb of the meat offering of the morning, and according to the drink
their right hand, and upon the great toe of their right foot, offering thereof, for a sweet savour, an offering made by
and sprinkle the blood upon the altar round about. {29:21} fire unto the LORD. {29:42} [This shall be] a continual
And thou shalt take of the blood that [is] upon the altar, and burnt offering throughout your generations [at] the door of
of the anointing oil, and sprinkle [it] upon Aaron, and upon the tabernacle of the congregation before the LORD: where
his garments, and upon his sons, and upon the garments of I will meet you, to speak there unto thee. {29:43} And there
his sons with him: and he shall be hallowed, and his I will meet with the children of Israel, and [the tabernacle]
garments, and his sons, and his sons’ garments with him. shall be sanctified by my glory. {29:44} And I will sanctify
{29:22} Also thou shalt take of the ram the fat and the the tabernacle of the congregation, and the altar: I will
rump, and the fat that covereth the inwards, and the [caul] sanctify also both Aaron and his sons, to minister to me in
above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that [is] the priest’s office.
upon them, and the right shoulder; for it [is] a ram of
consecration: {29:23} And one loaf of bread, and one cake {29:45} And I will dwell among the children of Israel,
of oiled bread, and one wafer out of the basket of the and will be their God. {29:46} And they shall know that I
unleavened bread that [is] before the LORD: {29:24} And [am] the LORD their God, that brought them forth out of
thou shalt put all in the hands of Aaron, and in the hands of the land of Egypt, that I may dwell among them: I [am] the
his sons; and shalt wave them [for] a wave offering before LORD their God.
the LORD. {29:25} And thou shalt receive them of their
hands, and burn [them] upon the altar for a burnt offering, {30:1} And thou shalt make an altar to burn incense upon:
for a sweet savour before the LORD: it [is] an offering [of] shittim wood shalt thou make it. {30:2} A cubit [shall
made by fire unto the LORD. {29:26} And thou shalt take be] the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof;
the breast of the ram of Aaron’s consecration, and wave it foursquare shall it be: and two cubits [shall be] the height
[for] a wave offering before the LORD: and it shall be thy thereof: the horns thereof [shall be] of the same. {30:3} And
part. {29:27} And thou shalt sanctify the breast of the wave thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, the top thereof, and the
offering, and the shoulder of the heave offering, which is sides thereof round about, and the horns thereof; and thou
waved, and which is heaved up, of the ram of the shalt make unto it a crown of gold round about. {30:4} And
consecration, [even] of [that] which [is] for Aaron, and of two golden rings shalt thou make to it under the crown of it,
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by the two corners thereof, upon the two sides of it shalt that they may be most holy: whatsoever toucheth them shall
thou make [it;] and they shall be for places for the staves to be holy. {30:30} And thou shalt anoint Aaron and his sons,
bear it withal. {30:5} And thou shalt make the staves [of] and consecrate them, that [they] may minister unto me in
shittim wood, and overlay them with gold. {30:6} And thou the priest’s office. {30:31} And thou shalt speak unto the
shalt put it before the vail that [is] by the ark of the children of Israel, saying, This shall be an holy anointing oil
testimony, before the mercy seat that [is] over the unto me throughout your generations. {30:32} Upon man’s
testimony, where I will meet with thee. {30:7} And Aaron flesh shall it not be poured, neither shall ye make [any
shall burn thereon sweet incense every morning: when he other] like it, after the composition of it: it [is] holy, [and] it
dresseth the lamps, he shall burn incense upon it. {30:8} shall be holy unto you. {30:33} Whosoever compoundeth
And when Aaron lighteth the lamps at even, he shall burn [any] like it, or whosoever putteth [any] of it upon a
incense upon it, a perpetual incense before the LORD stranger, shall even be cut off from his people.
throughout your generations. {30:9} Ye shall offer no
strange incense thereon, nor burnt sacrifice, nor meat {30:34} And the LORD said unto Moses, Take unto thee
offering; neither shall ye pour drink offering thereon. sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum; [these]
{30:10} And Aaron shall make an atonement upon the sweet spices with pure frankincense: of each shall there be a
horns of it once in a year with the blood of the sin offering like [weight: ]{30:35} And thou shalt make it a perfume, a
of atonements: once in the year shall he make atonement confection after the art of the apothecary, tempered
upon it throughout your generations: it [is] most holy unto together, pure [and] holy: {30:36} And thou shalt beat
the LORD. [some] of it very small, and put of it before the testimony in
the tabernacle of the congregation, where I will meet with
{30:11} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, thee: it shall be unto you most holy. {30:37} And [as for]
{30:12} When thou takest the sum of the children of Israel the perfume which thou shalt make, ye shall not make to
after their number, then shall they give every man a ransom yourselves according to the composition thereof: it shall be
for his soul unto the LORD, when thou numberest them; unto thee holy for the LORD. {30:38} Whosoever shall
that there be no plague among them, when [thou] numberest make like unto that, to smell thereto, shall even be cut off
them. {30:13} This they shall give, every one that passeth from his people.
among them that are numbered, half a shekel after the
shekel of the sanctuary: (a shekel [is] twenty gerahs:) an {31:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {31:2}
half shekel [shall be] the offering of the LORD. {30:14} See, I have called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son
Every one that passeth among them that are numbered, from of Hur, of the tribe of Judah: {31:3} And I have filled him
twenty years old and above, shall give an offering unto the with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and
LORD. {30:15} The rich shall not give more, and the poor in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship, {31:4}
shall not give less than half a shekel, when [they] give an To devise cunning works, to work in gold, and in silver, and
offering unto the LORD, to make an atonement for your in brass, {31:5} And in cutting of stones, to set [them,] and
souls. {30:16} And thou shalt take the atonement money of in carving of timber, to work in all manner of workmanship.
the children of Israel, and shalt appoint it for the service of {31:6} And I, behold, I have given with him Aholiab, the
the tabernacle of the congregation; that it may be a son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan: and in the hearts of
memorial unto the children of Israel before the LORD, to all that are wise hearted I have put wisdom, that they may
make an atonement for your souls. make all that I have commanded thee; {31:7} The
tabernacle of the congregation, and the ark of the testimony,
{30:17} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, and the mercy seat that [is] thereupon, and all the furniture
{30:18} Thou shalt also make a laver [of] brass, and his of the tabernacle, {31:8} And the table and his furniture,
foot [also of] brass, to wash [withal:] and thou shalt put it and the pure candlestick with all his furniture, and the altar
between the tabernacle of the congregation and the altar, of incense, {31:9} And the altar of burnt offering with all
and thou shalt put water therein. {30:19} For Aaron and his his furniture, and the laver and his foot, {31:10} And the
sons shall wash their hands and their feet thereat: {30:20} cloths of service, and the holy garments for Aaron the
When they go into the tabernacle of the congregation, they priest, and the garments of his sons, to minister in the
shall wash with water, that they die not; or when they come priest’s office, {31:11} And the anointing oil, and sweet
near to the altar to minister, to burn offering made by fire incense for the holy [place:] according to all that I have
unto the LORD: {30:21} So they shall wash their hands and commanded thee shall they do.
their feet, that they die not: and it shall be a statute for ever
to them, [even] to him and to his seed throughout their {31:12} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
generations. {31:13} Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying,
Verily my sabbaths ye shall keep: for it is a sign between
{30:22} Moreover the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, me and you throughout your generations; that ye may know
{30:23} Take thou also unto thee principal spices, of pure that I [am] the LORD that doth sanctify you. {31:14} Ye
myrrh five hundred [shekels,] and of sweet cinnamon half shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it [is] holy unto you:
so much, [even] two hundred and fifty [shekels,] and of every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death: for
sweet calamus two hundred and fifty [shekels, ]{30:24} whosoever doeth [any] work therein, that soul shall be cut
And of cassia five hundred [shekels,] after the shekel of the off from among his people. {31:15} Six days may work be
sanctuary, and of oil olive an hin: {30:25} And thou shalt done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the
make it an oil of holy ointment, an ointment compound after LORD: whosoever doeth [any] work in the sabbath day, he
the art of the apothecary: it shall be an holy anointing oil. shall surely be put to death. {31:16} Wherefore the children
{30:26} And thou shalt anoint the tabernacle of the of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath
congregation therewith, and the ark of the testimony, throughout their generations, [for] a perpetual covenant.
{30:27} And the table and all his vessels, and the {31:17} It [is] a sign between me and the children of Israel
candlestick and his vessels, and the altar of incense, {30:28} for ever: for [in] six days the LORD made heaven and earth,
And the altar of burnt offering with all his vessels, and the and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed.
laver and his foot. {30:29} And thou shalt sanctify them,
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{31:18} And he gave unto Moses, when he had made an took the calf which they had made, and burnt [it] in the fire,
end of communing with him upon mount Sinai, two tables and ground [it] to powder, and strawed [it] upon the water,
of testimony, tables of stone, written with the finger of God. and made the children of Israel drink [of it. ]{32:21} And
Moses said unto Aaron, What did this people unto thee, that
{32:1} And when the people saw that Moses delayed to thou hast brought so great a sin upon them? {32:22} And
come down out of the mount, the people gathered Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: thou
themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, knowest the people, that they are [set] on mischief. {32:23}
make us gods, which shall go before us; for [as for] this For they said unto me, Make us gods, which shall go before
Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, us: for [as for] this Moses, the man that brought us up out of
we wot not what is become of him. {32:2} And Aaron said the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.
unto them, Break off the golden earrings, which [are] in the {32:24} And I said unto them, Whosoever hath any gold, let
ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and them break [it] off. So they gave [it] me: then I cast it into
bring [them] unto me. {32:3} And all the people brake off the fire, and there came out this calf.
the golden earrings which [were] in their ears, and brought
[them] unto Aaron. {32:4} And he received [them] at their {32:25} And when Moses saw that the people [were]
hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had naked; (for Aaron had made them naked unto [their] shame
made it a molten calf: and they said, These [be] thy gods, O among their enemies:) {32:26} Then Moses stood in the
Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt. gate of the camp, and said, Who [is] on the LORD’S side?
{32:5} And when Aaron saw [it,] he built an altar before it; [let him come] unto me. And all the sons of Levi gathered
and Aaron made proclamation, and said, To morrow [is] a themselves together unto him. {32:27} And he said unto
feast to the LORD. {32:6} And they rose up early on the them, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Put every man
morrow, and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace his sword by his side, [and] go in and out from gate to gate
offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and throughout the camp, and slay every man his brother, and
rose up to play. every man his companion, and every man his neighbour.
{32:28} And the children of Levi did according to the word
{32:7} And the LORD said unto Moses, Go, get thee of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three
down; for thy people, which thou broughtest out of the land thousand men. {32:29} For Moses had said, Consecrate
of Egypt, have corrupted [themselves: ]{32:8} They have yourselves to day to the LORD, even every man upon his
turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded son, and upon his brother; that he may bestow upon you a
them: they have made them a molten calf, and have blessing this day.
worshipped it, and have sacrificed thereunto, and said,
These [be] thy gods, O Israel, which have brought thee up {32:30} And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moses
out of the land of Egypt. {32:9} And the LORD said unto said unto the people, Ye have sinned a great sin: and now I
Moses, I have seen this people, and, behold, it [is] a will go up unto the LORD; peradventure I shall make an
stiffnecked people: {32:10} Now therefore let me alone, atonement for your sin. {32:31} And Moses returned unto
that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may the LORD, and said, Oh, this people have sinned a great sin,
consume them: and I will make of thee a great nation. and have made them gods of gold. {32:32} Yet now, if thou
{32:11} And Moses besought the LORD his God, and said, wilt forgive their sin--; and if not, blot me, I pray thee, out
LORD, why doth thy wrath wax hot against thy people, of thy book which thou hast written. {32:33} And the
which thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with LORD said unto Moses, Whosoever hath sinned against me,
great power, and with a mighty hand? {32:12} Wherefore him will I blot out of my book. {32:34} Therefore now go,
should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he lead the people unto [the place] of which I have spoken unto
bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to thee: behold, mine Angel shall go before thee: nevertheless
consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy in the day when I visit I will visit their sin upon them.
fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people. {32:35} And the LORD plagued the people, because they
{32:13} Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, thy made the calf, which Aaron made.
servants, to whom thou swarest by thine own self, and saidst
unto them, I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven, {33:1} And the LORD said unto Moses, Depart, [and] go
and all this land that I have spoken of will I give unto your up hence, thou and the people which thou hast brought up
seed, and they shall inherit [it] for ever. {32:14} And the out of the land of Egypt, unto the land which I sware unto
LORD repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, saying, Unto thy seed will
people. I give it: {33:2} And I will send an angel before thee; and I
will drive out the Canaanite, the Amorite, and the Hittite,
{32:15} And Moses turned, and went down from the and the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite: {33:3} Unto
mount, and the two tables of the testimony [were] in his a land flowing with milk and honey: for I will not go up in
hand: the tables [were] written on both their sides; on the the midst of thee; for thou [art] a stiffnecked people: lest I
one side and on the other [were] they written. {32:16} And consume thee in the way.
the tables [were] the work of God, and the writing [was] the
writing of God, graven upon the tables. {32:17} And when {33:4} And when the people heard these evil tidings, they
Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said mourned: and no man did put on him his ornaments. {33:5}
unto Moses, [There is] a noise of war in the camp. {32:18} For the LORD had said unto Moses, Say unto the children
And he said, [It is] not the voice of [them that] shout for of Israel, Ye [are] a stiffnecked people: I will come up into
mastery, neither [is it] the voice of [them that] cry for being the midst of thee in a moment, and consume thee: therefore
overcome: [but] the noise of [them that] sing do I hear. now put off thy ornaments from thee, that I may know what
to do unto thee. {33:6} And the children of Israel stripped
{32:19} And it came to pass, as soon as he came nigh themselves of their ornaments by the mount Horeb. {33:7}
unto the camp, that he saw the calf, and the dancing: and And Moses took the tabernacle, and pitched it without the
Moses’ anger waxed hot, and he cast the tables out of his camp, afar off from the camp, and called it the Tabernacle
hands, and brake them beneath the mount. {32:20} And he of the congregation. And it came to pass, [that] every one
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which sought the LORD went out unto the tabernacle of the children, unto the third and to the fourth [generation.
congregation, which [was] without the camp. {33:8} And it ]{34:8} And Moses made haste, and bowed his head toward
came to pass, when Moses went out unto the tabernacle, the earth, and worshipped. {34:9} And he said, If now I
[that] all the people rose up, and stood every man [at] his have found grace in thy sight, O Lord, let my Lord, I pray
tent door, and looked after Moses, until he was gone into thee, go among us; for it [is] a stiffnecked people; and
the tabernacle. {33:9} And it came to pass, as Moses pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for thine
entered into the tabernacle, the cloudy pillar descended, and inheritance.
stood [at] the door of the tabernacle, and [the] LORD talked
with Moses. {33:10} And all the people saw the cloudy {34:10} And he said, Behold, I make a covenant: before
pillar stand [at] the tabernacle door: and all the people rose all thy people I will do marvels, such as have not been done
up and worshipped, every man [in] his tent door. {33:11} in all the earth, nor in any nation: and all the people among
And the LORD spake unto Moses face to face, as a man which thou [art] shall see the work of the LORD: for it [is] a
speaketh unto his friend. And he turned again into the camp: terrible thing that I will do with thee. {34:11} Observe thou
but his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, that which I command thee this day: behold, I drive out
departed not out of the tabernacle. before thee the Amorite, and the Canaanite, and the Hittite,
and the Perizzite, and the Hivite, and the Jebusite. {34:12}
{33:12} And Moses said unto the LORD, See, thou sayest Take heed to thyself, lest thou make a covenant with the
unto me, Bring up this people: and thou hast not let me inhabitants of the land whither thou goest, lest it be for a
know whom thou wilt send with me. Yet thou hast said, I snare in the midst of thee: {34:13} But ye shall destroy their
know thee by name, and thou hast also found grace in my altars, break their images, and cut down their groves:
sight. {33:13} Now therefore, I pray thee, if I have found {34:14} For thou shalt worship no other god: for the LORD,
grace in thy sight, shew me now thy way, that I may know whose name [is] Jealous, [is] a jealous God: {34:15} Lest
thee, that I may find grace in thy sight: and consider that thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and
this nation [is] thy people. {33:14} And he said, My they go a whoring after their gods, and do sacrifice unto
presence shall go [with thee,] and I will give thee rest. their gods, and [one] call thee, and thou eat of his sacrifice;
{33:15} And he said unto him, If thy presence go not [with {34:16} And thou take of their daughters unto thy sons, and
me,] carry us not up hence. {33:16} For wherein shall it be their daughters go a whoring after their gods, and make thy
known here that I and thy people have found grace in thy sons go a whoring after their gods. {34:17} Thou shalt
sight? [is it] not in that thou goest with us? so shall we be make thee no molten gods.
separated, I and thy people, from all the people that [are]
upon the face of the earth. {33:17} And the LORD said {34:18} The feast of unleavened bread shalt thou keep.
unto Moses, I will do this thing also that thou hast spoken: Seven days thou shalt eat unleavened bread, as I
for thou hast found grace in my sight, and I know thee by commanded thee, in the time of the month Abib: for in the
name. {33:18} And he said, I beseech thee, shew me thy month Abib thou camest out from Egypt. {34:19} All that
glory. {33:19} And he said, I will make all my goodness openeth the matrix [is] mine; and every firstling among thy
pass before thee, and I will proclaim the name of the LORD cattle, [whether] ox or sheep, [that is male. ]{34:20} But the
before thee; and will be gracious to whom I will be firstling of an ass thou shalt redeem with a lamb: and if thou
gracious, and will shew mercy on whom I will shew mercy. redeem [him] not, then shalt thou break his neck. All the
{33:20} And he said, Thou canst not see my face: for there firstborn of thy sons thou shalt redeem. And none shall
shall no man see me, and live. {33:21} And the LORD said, appear before me empty.
Behold, [there is] a place by me, and thou shalt stand upon a
rock: {33:22} And it shall come to pass, while my glory {34:21} Six days thou shalt work, but on the seventh day
passeth by, that I will put thee in a clift of the rock, and will thou shalt rest: in earing time and in harvest thou shalt rest.
cover thee with my hand while I pass by: {33:23} And I
will take away mine hand, and thou shalt see my back parts: {34:22} And thou shalt observe the feast of weeks, of the
but my face shall not be seen. firstfruits of wheat harvest, and the feast of ingathering at
the year’s end.
{34:1} And the LORD said unto Moses, Hew thee two
tables of stone like unto the first: and I will write upon {34:23} Thrice in the year shall all your men children
[these] tables the words that were in the first tables, which appear before the Lord GOD, the God of Israel. {34:24} For
thou brakest. {34:2} And be ready in the morning, and I will cast out the nations before thee, and enlarge thy
come up in the morning unto mount Sinai, and present borders: neither shall any man desire thy land, when thou
thyself there to me in the top of the mount. {34:3} And no shalt go up to appear before the LORD thy God thrice in the
man shall come up with thee, neither let any man be seen year. {34:25} Thou shalt not offer the blood of my sacrifice
throughout all the mount; neither let the flocks nor herds with leaven; neither shall the sacrifice of the feast of the
feed before that mount. passover be left unto the morning. {34:26} The first of the
firstfruits of thy land thou shalt bring unto the house of the
{34:4} And he hewed two tables of stone like unto the LORD thy God. Thou shalt not seethe a kid in his mother’s
first; and Moses rose up early in the morning, and went up milk. {34:27} And the LORD said unto Moses, Write thou
unto mount Sinai, as the LORD had commanded him, and these words: for after the tenor of these words I have made a
took in his hand the two tables of stone. {34:5} And the covenant with thee and with Israel. {34:28} And he was
LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did
and proclaimed the name of the LORD. {34:6} And the neither eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the
LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments.
The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and
abundant in goodness and truth, {34:7} Keeping mercy for {34:29} And it came to pass, when Moses came down
thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and from mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in
that will by no means clear [the guilty;] visiting the iniquity Moses’ hand, when he came down from the mount, that
of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children’s Moses wist not that the skin of his face shone while he
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talked with him. {34:30} And when Aaron and all the [hair,] and red skins of rams, and badgers’ skins, brought
children of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face [them. ]{35:24} Every one that did offer an offering of
shone; and they were afraid to come nigh him. {34:31} And silver and brass brought the LORD’S offering: and every
Moses called unto them; and Aaron and all the rulers of the man, with whom was found shittim wood for any work of
congregation returned unto him: and Moses talked with the service, brought [it. ]{35:25} And all the women that
them. {34:32} And afterward all the children of Israel came were wise hearted did spin with their hands, and brought
nigh: and he gave them in commandment all that the LORD that which they had spun, [both] of blue, and of purple,
had spoken with him in mount Sinai. {34:33} And [till] [and] of scarlet, and of fine linen. {35:26} And all the
Moses had done speaking with them, he put a vail on his women whose heart stirred them up in wisdom spun goats’
face. {34:34} But when Moses went in before the LORD to [hair. ]{35:27} And the rulers brought onyx stones, and
speak with him, he took the vail off, until he came out. And stones to be set, for the ephod, and for the breastplate;
he came out, and spake unto the children of Israel [that] {35:28} And spice, and oil for the light, and for the
which he was commanded. {34:35} And the children of anointing oil, and for the sweet incense. {35:29} The
Israel saw the face of Moses, that the skin of Moses’ face children of Israel brought a willing offering unto the LORD,
shone: and Moses put the vail upon his face again, until he every man and woman, whose heart made them willing to
went in to speak with him. bring for all manner of work, which the LORD had
commanded to be made by the hand of Moses.
{35:1} And Moses gathered all the congregation of the
children of Israel together, and said unto them, These [are] {35:30} And Moses said unto the children of Israel, See,
the words which the LORD hath commanded, that [ye] the LORD hath called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the
should do them. {35:2} Six days shall work be done, but on son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah; {35:31} And he hath filled
the seventh day there shall be to you an holy day, a sabbath him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding,
of rest to the LORD: whosoever doeth work therein shall be and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship;
put to death. {35:3} Ye shall kindle no fire throughout your {35:32} And to devise curious works, to work in gold, and
habitations upon the sabbath day. in silver, and in brass, {35:33} And in the cutting of stones,
to set [them,] and in carving of wood, to make any manner
{35:4} And Moses spake unto all the congregation of the of cunning work. {35:34} And he hath put in his heart that
children of Israel, saying, This [is] the thing which the he may teach, [both] he, and Aholiab, the son of
LORD commanded, saying, {35:5} Take ye from among Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan. {35:35} Them hath he
you an offering unto the LORD: whosoever [is] of a willing filled with wisdom of heart, to work all manner of work, of
heart, let him bring it, an offering of the LORD; gold, and the engraver, and of the cunning workman, and of the
silver, and brass, {35:6} And blue, and purple, and scarlet, embroiderer, in blue, and in purple, in scarlet, and in fine
and fine linen, and goats’ [hair, ]{35:7} And rams’ skins linen, and of the weaver, [even] of them that do any work,
dyed red, and badgers’ skins, and shittim wood, {35:8} And and of those that devise cunning work.
oil for the light, and spices for anointing oil, and for the
sweet incense, {35:9} And onyx stones, and stones to be set {36:1} Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every
for the ephod, and for the breastplate. {35:10} And every wise hearted man, in whom the LORD put wisdom and
wise hearted among you shall come, and make all that the understanding to know how to work all manner of work for
LORD hath commanded; {35:11} The tabernacle, his tent, the service of the sanctuary, according to all that the LORD
and his covering, his taches, and his boards, his bars, his had commanded. {36:2} And Moses called Bezaleel and
pillars, and his sockets, {35:12} The ark, and the staves Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whose heart the
thereof, [with] the mercy seat, and the vail of the covering, LORD had put wisdom, [even] every one whose heart
{35:13} The table, and his staves, and all his vessels, and stirred him up to come unto the work to do it: {36:3} And
the shewbread, {35:14} The candlestick also for the light, they received of Moses all the offering, which the children
and his furniture, and his lamps, with the oil for the light, of Israel had brought for the work of the service of the
{35:15} And the incense altar, and his staves, and the sanctuary, to make it [withal.] And they brought yet unto
anointing oil, and the sweet incense, and the hanging for the him free offerings every morning. {36:4} And all the wise
door at the entering in of the tabernacle, {35:16} The altar men, that wrought all the work of the sanctuary, came every
of burnt offering, with his brasen grate, his staves, and all man from his work which they made;
his vessels, the laver and his foot, {35:17} The hangings of
the court, his pillars, and their sockets, and the hanging for {36:5} And they spake unto Moses, saying, The people
the door of the court, {35:18} The pins of the tabernacle, bring much more than enough for the service of the work,
and the pins of the court, and their cords, {35:19} The which the LORD commanded to make. {36:6} And Moses
cloths of service, to do service in the holy [place,] the holy gave commandment, and they caused it to be proclaimed
garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments of his sons, throughout the camp, saying, Let neither man nor woman
to minister in the priest’s office. make any more work for the offering of the sanctuary. So
the people were restrained from bringing. {36:7} For the
{35:20} And all the congregation of the children of Israel stuff they had was sufficient for all the work to make it, and
departed from the presence of Moses. {35:21} And they too much.
came, every one whose heart stirred him up, and every one
whom his spirit made willing, [and] they brought the {36:8} And every wise hearted man among them that
LORD’S offering to the work of the tabernacle of the wrought the work of the tabernacle made ten curtains [of]
congregation, and for all his service, and for the holy fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: [with]
garments. {35:22} And they came, both men and women, as cherubims of cunning work made he them. {36:9} The
many as were willing hearted, [and] brought bracelets, and length of one curtain [was] twenty and eight cubits, and the
earrings, and rings, and tablets, all jewels of gold: and every breadth of one curtain four cubits: the curtains [were] all of
man that offered [offered] an offering of gold unto the one size. {36:10} And he coupled the five curtains one unto
LORD. {35:23} And every man, with whom was found another: and [the other] five curtains he coupled one unto
blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats’ another. {36:11} And he made loops of blue on the edge of
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one curtain from the selvedge in the coupling: likewise he cubits and a half [was] the length of it, and a cubit and a
made in the uttermost side of [another] curtain, in the half the breadth of it, and a cubit and a half the height of it:
coupling of the second. {36:12} Fifty loops made he in one {37:2} And he overlaid it with pure gold within and
curtain, and fifty loops made he in the edge of the curtain without, and made a crown of gold to it round about. {37:3}
which [was] in the coupling of the second: the loops held And he cast for it four rings of gold, [to be set] by the four
one [curtain] to another. {36:13} And he made fifty taches corners of it; even two rings upon the one side of it, and two
of gold, and coupled the curtains one unto another with the rings upon the other side of it. {37:4} And he made staves
taches: so it became one tabernacle. [of] shittim wood, and overlaid them with gold. {37:5} And
he put the staves into the rings by the sides of the ark, to
{36:14} And he made curtains [of] goats’ [hair] for the bear the ark.
tent over the tabernacle: eleven curtains he made them.
{36:15} The length of one curtain [was] thirty cubits, and {37:6} And he made the mercy seat [of] pure gold: two
four cubits [was] the breadth of one curtain: the eleven cubits and a half [was] the length thereof, and one cubit and
curtains [were] of one size. {36:16} And he coupled five a half the breadth thereof. {37:7} And he made two
curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves. cherubims [of] gold, beaten out of one piece made he them,
{36:17} And he made fifty loops upon the uttermost edge of on the two ends of the mercy seat; {37:8} One cherub on
the curtain in the coupling, and fifty loops made he upon the the end on this side, and another cherub on the [other] end
edge of the curtain which coupleth the second. {36:18} And on that side: out of the mercy seat made he the cherubims
he made fifty taches [of] brass to couple the tent together, on the two ends thereof. {37:9} And the cherubims spread
that it might be one. {36:19} And he made a covering for out [their] wings on high, [and] covered with their wings
the tent [of] rams’ skins dyed red, and a covering [of] over the mercy seat, with their faces one to another; [even
badgers’ skins above [that. ]to the mercy seatward were the faces of the cherubims.

]{36:20} And he made boards for the tabernacle [of] {37:10} And he made the table of shittim wood: two
shittim wood, standing up. {36:21} The length of a board cubits [was] the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth
[was] ten cubits, and the breadth of a board one cubit and a thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof: {37:11}
half. {36:22} One board had two tenons, equally distant one And he overlaid it with pure gold, and made thereunto a
from another: thus did he make for all the boards of the crown of gold round about. {37:12} Also he made thereunto
tabernacle. {36:23} And he made boards for the tabernacle; a border of an handbreadth round about; and made a crown
twenty boards for the south side southward: {36:24} And of gold for the border thereof round about. {37:13} And he
forty sockets of silver he made under the twenty boards; two cast for it four rings of gold, and put the rings upon the four
sockets under one board for his two tenons, and two sockets corners that [were] in the four feet thereof. {37:14} Over
under another board for his two tenons. {36:25} And for the against the border were the rings, the places for the staves to
other side of the tabernacle, [which is] toward the north bear the table. {37:15} And he made the staves [of] shittim
corner, he made twenty boards, {36:26} And their forty wood, and overlaid them with gold, to bear the table.
sockets of silver; two sockets under one board, and two {37:16} And he made the vessels which [were] upon the
sockets under another board. {36:27} And for the sides of table, his dishes, and his spoons, and his bowls, and his
the tabernacle westward he made six boards. {36:28} And covers to cover withal, [of] pure gold.
two boards made he for the corners of the tabernacle in the
two sides. {36:29} And they were coupled beneath, and {37:17} And he made the candlestick [of] pure gold: [of]
coupled together at the head thereof, to one ring: thus he did beaten work made he the candlestick; his shaft, and his
to both of them in both the corners. {36:30} And there were branch, his bowls, his knops, and his flowers, were of the
eight boards; and their sockets [were] sixteen sockets of same: {37:18} And six branches going out of the sides
silver, under every board two sockets. thereof; three branches of the candlestick out of the one side
thereof, and three branches of the candlestick out of the
{36:31} And he made bars of shittim wood; five for the other side thereof: {37:19} Three bowls made after the
boards of the one side of the tabernacle, {36:32} And five fashion of almonds in one branch, a knop and a flower; and
bars for the boards of the other side of the tabernacle, and three bowls made like almonds in another branch, a knop
five bars for the boards of the tabernacle for the sides and a flower: so throughout the six branches going out of
westward. {36:33} And he made the middle bar to shoot the candlestick. {37:20} And in the candlestick [were] four
through the boards from the one end to the other. {36:34} bowls made like almonds, his knops, and his flowers:
And he overlaid the boards with gold, and made their rings {37:21} And a knop under two branches of the same, and a
[of] gold [to be] places for the bars, and overlaid the bars knop under two branches of the same, and a knop under two
with gold. branches of the same, according to the six branches going
out of it. {37:22} Their knops and their branches were of
{36:35} And he made a vail [of] blue, and purple, and the same: all of it [was] one beaten work [of] pure gold.
scarlet, and fine twined linen: [with] cherubims made he it {37:23} And he made his seven lamps, and his snuffers, and
of cunning work. {36:36} And he made thereunto four his snuffdishes, [of] pure gold. {37:24} [Of] a talent of pure
pillars [of] shittim [wood,] and overlaid them with gold: gold made he it, and all the vessels thereof.
their hooks [were of] gold; and he cast for them four sockets
of silver. {37:25} And he made the incense altar [of] shittim wood:
the length of it [was] a cubit, and the breadth of it a cubit; it
{36:37} And he made an hanging for the tabernacle door [was] foursquare; and two cubits [was] the height of it; the
[of] blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, of horns thereof were of the same. {37:26} And he overlaid it
needlework; {36:38} And the five pillars of it with their with pure gold, [both] the top of it, and the sides thereof
hooks: and he overlaid their chapiters and their fillets with round about, and the horns of it: also he made unto it a
gold: but their five sockets [were of] brass. crown of gold round about. {37:27} And he made two rings
of gold for it under the crown thereof, by the two corners of
{37:1} And Bezaleel made the ark [of] shittim wood: two it, upon the two sides thereof, to be places for the staves to
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bear it withal. {37:28} And he made the staves [of] shittim linen. {38:24} All the gold that was occupied for the work
wood, and overlaid them with gold. in all the work of the holy [place,] even the gold of the
offering, was twenty and nine talents, and seven hundred
{37:29} And he made the holy anointing oil, and the pure and thirty shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary. {38:25}
incense of sweet spices, according to the work of the And the silver of them that were numbered of the
apothecary. congregation [was] an hundred talents, and a thousand
seven hundred and threescore and fifteen shekels, after the
{38:1} And he made the altar of burnt offering [of] shekel of the sanctuary: {38:26} A bekah for every man,
shittim wood: five cubits [was] the length thereof, and five [that is,] half a shekel, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for
cubits the breadth thereof; [it was] foursquare; and three every one that went to be numbered, from twenty years old
cubits the height thereof. {38:2} And he made the horns and upward, for six hundred thousand and three thousand
thereof on the four corners of it; the horns thereof were of and five hundred and fifty [men. ]{38:27} And of the
the same: and he overlaid it with brass. {38:3} And he made hundred talents of silver were cast the sockets of the
all the vessels of the altar, the pots, and the shovels, and the sanctuary, and the sockets of the vail; an hundred sockets of
basons, [and] the fleshhooks, and the firepans: all the the hundred talents, a talent for a socket. {38:28} And of the
vessels thereof made he [of] brass. {38:4} And he made for thousand seven hundred seventy and five [shekels] he made
the altar a brasen grate of network under the compass hooks for the pillars, and overlaid their chapiters, and
thereof beneath unto the midst of it. {38:5} And he cast four filleted them. {38:29} And the brass of the offering [was]
rings for the four ends of the grate of brass, [to be] places seventy talents, and two thousand and four hundred shekels.
for the staves. {38:6} And he made the staves [of] shittim {38:30} And therewith he made the sockets to the door of
wood, and overlaid them with brass. {38:7} And he put the the tabernacle of the congregation, and the brasen altar, and
staves into the rings on the sides of the altar, to bear it the brasen grate for it, and all the vessels of the altar,
withal; he made the altar hollow with boards. {38:31} And the sockets of the court round about, and the
sockets of the court gate, and all the pins of the tabernacle,
{38:8} And he made the laver [of] brass, and the foot of it and all the pins of the court round about.
[of] brass, of the lookingglasses of [the women] assembling,
which assembled [at] the door of the tabernacle of the {39:1} And of the blue, and purple, and scarlet, they made
congregation. cloths of service, to do service in the holy [place,] and made
the holy garments for Aaron; as the LORD commanded
{38:9} And he made the court: on the south side Moses. {39:2} And he made the ephod [of] gold, blue, and
southward the hangings of the court [were of] fine twined purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen. {39:3} And they
linen, an hundred cubits: {38:10} Their pillars [were] did beat the gold into thin plates, and cut [it into] wires, to
twenty, and their brasen sockets twenty; the hooks of the work [it] in the blue, and in the purple, and in the scarlet,
pillars and their fillets [were of] silver. {38:11} And for the and in the fine linen, [with] cunning work. {39:4} They
north side [the hangings were] an hundred cubits, their made shoulderpieces for it, to couple [it] together: by the
pillars [were] twenty, and their sockets of brass twenty; the two edges was it coupled together. {39:5} And the curious
hooks of the pillars and their fillets [of] silver. {38:12} And girdle of his ephod, that [was] upon it, [was] of the same,
for the west side [were] hangings of fifty cubits, their pillars according to the work thereof; [of] gold, blue, and purple,
ten, and their sockets ten; the hooks of the pillars and their and scarlet, and fine twined linen; as the LORD commanded
fillets [of] silver. {38:13} And for the east side eastward Moses.
fifty cubits. {38:14} The hangings of the one side [of the
gate were] fifteen cubits; their pillars three, and their {39:6} And they wrought onyx stones inclosed in ouches
sockets three. {38:15} And for the other side of the court of gold, graven, as signets are graven, with the names of the
gate, on this hand and that hand, [were] hangings of fifteen children of Israel. {39:7} And he put them on the shoulders
cubits; their pillars three, and their sockets three. {38:16} of the ephod, [that they should be] stones for a memorial to
All the hangings of the court round about [were] of fine the children of Israel; as the LORD commanded Moses.
twined linen. {38:17} And the sockets for the pillars [were
of] brass; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets [of] silver; {39:8} And he made the breastplate [of] cunning work,
and the overlaying of their chapiters [of] silver; and all the like the work of the ephod; [of] gold, blue, and purple, and
pillars of the court [were] filleted with silver. {38:18} And scarlet, and fine twined linen. {39:9} It was foursquare;
the hanging for the gate of the court [was] needlework, [of] they made the breastplate double: a span [was] the length
blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen: and thereof, and a span the breadth thereof, [being] doubled.
twenty cubits [was] the length, and the height in the breadth {39:10} And they set in it four rows of stones: [the first]
[was] five cubits, answerable to the hangings of the court. row [was] a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this [was] the
{38:19} And their pillars [were] four, and their sockets [of] first row. {39:11} And the second row, an emerald, a
brass four; their hooks [of] silver, and the overlaying of sapphire, and a diamond. {39:12} And the third row, a
their chapiters and their fillets [of] silver. {38:20} And all ligure, an agate, and an amethyst. {39:13} And the fourth
the pins of the tabernacle, and of the court round about, row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper: [they were] inclosed in
[were of] brass. ouches of gold in their inclosings. {39:14} And the stones
[were] according to the names of the children of Israel,
{38:21} This is the sum of the tabernacle, [even] of the twelve, according to their names, [like] the engravings of a
tabernacle of testimony, as it was counted, according to the signet, every one with his name, according to the twelve
commandment of Moses, [for] the service of the Levites, by tribes. {39:15} And they made upon the breastplate chains
the hand of Ithamar, son to Aaron the priest. {38:22} And at the ends, [of] wreathen work [of] pure gold. {39:16} And
Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of they made two ouches [of] gold, and two gold rings; and put
Judah, made all that the LORD commanded Moses. {38:23} the two rings in the two ends of the breastplate. {39:17}
And with him [was] Aholiab, son of Ahisamach, of the tribe And they put the two wreathen chains of gold in the two
of Dan, an engraver, and a cunning workman, and an rings on the ends of the breastplate. {39:18} And the two
embroiderer in blue, and in purple, and in scarlet, and fine ends of the two wreathen chains they fastened in the two
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ouches, and put them on the shoulderpieces of the ephod, {40:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {40:2}
before it. {39:19} And they made two rings of gold, and put On the first day of the first month shalt thou set up the
[them] on the two ends of the breastplate, upon the border tabernacle of the tent of the congregation. {40:3} And thou
of it, which [was] on the side of the ephod inward. {39:20} shalt put therein the ark of the testimony, and cover the ark
And they made two [other] golden rings, and put them on with the vail. {40:4} And thou shalt bring in the table, and
the two sides of the ephod underneath, toward the forepart set in order the things that are to be set in order upon it; and
of it, over against the [other] coupling thereof, above the thou shalt bring in the candlestick, and light the lamps
curious girdle of the ephod. {39:21} And they did bind the thereof. {40:5} And thou shalt set the altar of gold for the
breastplate by his rings unto the rings of the ephod with a incense before the ark of the testimony, and put the hanging
lace of blue, that it might be above the curious girdle of the of the door to the tabernacle. {40:6} And thou shalt set the
ephod, and that the breastplate might not be loosed from the altar of the burnt offering before the door of the tabernacle
ephod; as the LORD commanded Moses. of the tent of the congregation. {40:7} And thou shalt set
the laver between the tent of the congregation and the altar,
{39:22} And he made the robe of the ephod [of] woven and shalt put water therein. {40:8} And thou shalt set up the
work, all [of] blue. {39:23} And [there was] an hole in the court round about, and hang up the hanging at the court
midst of the robe, as the hole of an habergeon, [with] a band gate. {40:9} And thou shalt take the anointing oil, and
round about the hole, that it should not rend. {39:24} And anoint the tabernacle, and all that [is] therein, and shalt
they made upon the hems of the robe pomegranates [of] hallow it, and all the vessels thereof: and it shall be holy.
blue, and purple, and scarlet, [and] twined [linen. ]{39:25} {40:10} And thou shalt anoint the altar of the burnt
And they made bells [of] pure gold, and put the bells offering, and all his vessels, and sanctify the altar: and it
between the pomegranates upon the hem of the robe, round shall be an altar most holy. {40:11} And thou shalt anoint
about between the pomegranates; {39:26} A bell and a the laver and his foot, and sanctify it. {40:12} And thou
pomegranate, a bell and a pomegranate, round about the shalt bring Aaron and his sons unto the door of the
hem of the robe to minister [in;] as the LORD commanded tabernacle of the congregation, and wash them with water.
Moses. {40:13} And thou shalt put upon Aaron the holy garments,
and anoint him, and sanctify him; that he may minister unto
{39:27} And they made coats [of] fine linen [of] woven me in the priest’s office. {40:14} And thou shalt bring his
work for Aaron, and for his sons, {39:28} And a mitre [of] sons, and clothe them with coats: {40:15} And thou shalt
fine linen, and goodly bonnets [of] fine linen, and linen anoint them, as thou didst anoint their father, that they may
breeches [of] fine twined linen, {39:29} And a girdle [of] minister unto me in the priest’s office: for their anointing
fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet, [of] shall surely be an everlasting priesthood throughout their
needlework; as the LORD commanded Moses. generations. {40:16} Thus did Moses: according to all that
the LORD commanded him, so did he.
{39:30} And they made the plate of the holy crown [of]
pure gold, and wrote upon it a writing, [like to] the {40:17} And it came to pass in the first month in the
engravings of a signet, HOLINESS TO THE LORD. second year, on the first [day] of the month, [that] the
{39:31} And they tied unto it a lace of blue, to fasten [it] on tabernacle was reared up. {40:18} And Moses reared up the
high upon the mitre; as the LORD commanded Moses. tabernacle, and fastened his sockets, and set up the boards
thereof, and put in the bars thereof, and reared up his pillars.
{39:32} Thus was all the work of the tabernacle of the {40:19} And he spread abroad the tent over the tabernacle,
tent of the congregation finished: and the children of Israel and put the covering of the tent above upon it; as the LORD
did according to all that the LORD commanded Moses, so commanded Moses.
did they.
{40:20} And he took and put the testimony into the ark,
{39:33} And they brought the tabernacle unto Moses, the and set the staves on the ark, and put the mercy seat above
tent, and all his furniture, his taches, his boards, his bars, upon the ark: {40:21} And he brought the ark into the
and his pillars, and his sockets, {39:34} And the covering of tabernacle, and set up the vail of the covering, and covered
rams’ skins dyed red, and the covering of badgers’ skins, the ark of the testimony; as the LORD commanded Moses.
and the vail of the covering, {39:35} The ark of the
testimony, and the staves thereof, and the mercy seat, {40:22} And he put the table in the tent of the
{39:36} The table, [and] all the vessels thereof, and the congregation, upon the side of the tabernacle northward,
shewbread, {39:37} The pure candlestick, [with] the lamps without the vail. {40:23} And he set the bread in order upon
thereof, [even with] the lamps to be set in order, and all the it before the LORD; as the LORD had commanded Moses.
vessels thereof, and the oil for light, {39:38} And the
golden altar, and the anointing oil, and the sweet incense, {40:24} And he put the candlestick in the tent of the
and the hanging for the tabernacle door, {39:39} The brasen congregation, over against the table, on the side of the
altar, and his grate of brass, his staves, and all his vessels, tabernacle southward. {40:25} And he lighted the lamps
the laver and his foot, {39:40} The hangings of the court, before the LORD; as the LORD commanded Moses.
his pillars, and his sockets, and the hanging for the court
gate, his cords, and his pins, and all the vessels of the {40:26} And he put the golden altar in the tent of the
service of the tabernacle, for the tent of the congregation, congregation before the vail: {40:27} And he burnt sweet
{39:41} The cloths of service to do service in the holy incense thereon; as the LORD commanded Moses.
[place,] and the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and his
sons’ garments, to minister in the priest’s office. {39:42} {40:28} And he set up the hanging [at] the door of the
According to all that the LORD commanded Moses, so the tabernacle. {40:29} And he put the altar of burnt offering
children of Israel made all the work. {39:43} And Moses [by] the door of the tabernacle of the tent of the
did look upon all the work, and, behold, they have done it as congregation, and offered upon it the burnt offering and the
the LORD had commanded, even so had they done it: and meat offering; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Moses blessed them.
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{40:30} And he set the laver between the tent of the
congregation and the altar, and put water there, to wash
[withal. ]{40:31} And Moses and Aaron and his sons
washed their hands and their feet thereat: {40:32} When
they went into the tent of the congregation, and when they
came near unto the altar, they washed; as the LORD
commanded Moses. {40:33} And he reared up the court
round about the tabernacle and the altar, and set up the
hanging of the court gate. So Moses finished the work.

{40:34} Then a cloud covered the tent of the
congregation, and the glory of the LORD filled the
tabernacle. {40:35} And Moses was not able to enter into
the tent of the congregation, because the cloud abode
thereon, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.
{40:36} And when the cloud was taken up from over the
tabernacle, the children of Israel went onward in all their
journeys: {40:37} But if the cloud were not taken up, then
they journeyed not till the day that it was taken up. {40:38}
For the cloud of the LORD [was] upon the tabernacle by
day, and fire was on it by night, in the sight of all the house
of Israel, throughout all their journeys.
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The Third Book of Moses, called Leviticus oil.

{2:5} And if thy oblation [be] a meat offering [baken] in a
pan, it shall be [of] fine flour unleavened, mingled with oil.
{1:1} And the LORD called unto Moses, and spake unto {2:6} Thou shalt part it in pieces, and pour oil thereon: it
him out of the tabernacle of the congregation, saying, {1:2} [is] a meat offering.
Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, If any
man of you bring an offering unto the LORD, ye shall bring {2:7} And if thy oblation [be] a meat offering [baken] in
your offering of the cattle, [even] of the herd, and of the the frying pan, it shall be made [of] fine flour with oil.
flock. {1:3} If his offering [be] a burnt sacrifice of the herd, {2:8} And thou shalt bring the meat offering that is made of
let him offer a male without blemish: he shall offer it of his these things unto the LORD: and when it is presented unto
own voluntary will at the door of the tabernacle of the the priest, he shall bring it unto the altar. {2:9} And the
congregation before the LORD. {1:4} And he shall put his priest shall take from the meat offering a memorial thereof,
hand upon the head of the burnt offering; and it shall be and shall burn [it] upon the altar: [it is] an offering made by
accepted for him to make atonement for him. {1:5} And he fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD. {2:10} And that
shall kill the bullock before the LORD: and the priests, which is left of the meat offering [shall be] Aaron’s and his
Aaron’s sons, shall bring the blood, and sprinkle the blood sons’: [it is] a thing most holy of the offerings of the LORD
round about upon the altar that [is by] the door of the made by fire. {2:11} No meat offering, which ye shall bring
tabernacle of the congregation. {1:6} And he shall flay the unto the LORD, shall be made with leaven: for ye shall burn
burnt offering, and cut it into his pieces. {1:7} And the sons no leaven, nor any honey, in any offering of the LORD
of Aaron the priest shall put fire upon the altar, and lay the made by fire.
wood in order upon the fire: {1:8} And the priests, Aaron’s
sons, shall lay the parts, the head, and the fat, in order upon {2:12} As for the oblation of the firstfruits, ye shall offer
the wood that [is] on the fire which [is] upon the altar: {1:9} them unto the LORD: but they shall not be burnt on the altar
But his inwards and his legs shall he wash in water: and the for a sweet savour. {2:13} And every oblation of thy meat
priest shall burn all on the altar, [to be] a burnt sacrifice, an offering shalt thou season with salt; neither shalt thou suffer
offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD. the salt of the covenant of thy God to be lacking from thy
meat offering: with all thine offerings thou shalt offer salt.
{1:10} And if his offering [be] of the flocks, [namely,] of {2:14} And if thou offer a meat offering of thy firstfruits
the sheep, or of the goats, for a burnt sacrifice; he shall unto the LORD, thou shalt offer for the meat offering of thy
bring it a male without blemish. {1:11} And he shall kill it firstfruits green ears of corn dried by the fire, [even] corn
on the side of the altar northward before the LORD: and the beaten out of full ears. {2:15} And thou shalt put oil upon
priests, Aaron’s sons, shall sprinkle his blood round about it, and lay frankincense thereon: it [is] a meat offering.
upon the altar. {1:12} And he shall cut it into his pieces, {2:16} And the priest shall burn the memorial of it, [part] of
with his head and his fat: and the priest shall lay them in the beaten corn thereof, and [part] of the oil thereof, with all
order on the wood that [is] on the fire which [is] upon the the frankincense thereof: [it is] an offering made by fire
altar: {1:13} But he shall wash the inwards and the legs unto the LORD.
with water: and the priest shall bring [it] all, and burn [it]
upon the altar: it [is] a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by {3:1} And if his oblation [be] a sacrifice of peace
fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD. offering, if he offer [it] of the herd; whether [it be] a male or
female, he shall offer it without blemish before the LORD.
{1:14} And if the burnt sacrifice for his offering to the {3:2} And he shall lay his hand upon the head of his
LORD [be] of fowls, then he shall bring his offering of offering, and kill it [at] the door of the tabernacle of the
turtledoves, or of young pigeons. {1:15} And the priest congregation: and Aaron’s sons the priests shall sprinkle the
shall bring it unto the altar, and wring off his head, and burn blood upon the altar round about. {3:3} And he shall offer
[it] on the altar; and the blood thereof shall be wrung out at of the sacrifice of the peace offering an offering made by
the side of the altar: {1:16} And he shall pluck away his fire unto the LORD; the fat that covereth the inwards, and
crop with his feathers, and cast it beside the altar on the east all the fat that [is] upon the inwards, {3:4} And the two
part, by the place of the ashes: {1:17} And he shall cleave it kidneys, and the fat that [is] on them, which [is] by the
with the wings thereof, [but] shall not divide [it] asunder: flanks, and the caul above the liver, with the kidneys, it
and the priest shall burn it upon the altar, upon the wood shall he take away. {3:5} And Aaron’s sons shall burn it on
that [is] upon the fire: it [is] a burnt sacrifice, an offering the altar upon the burnt sacrifice, which [is] upon the wood
made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD. that [is] on the fire: [it is] an offering made by fire, of a
sweet savour unto the LORD.
{2:1} And when any will offer a meat offering unto the
LORD, his offering shall be [of] fine flour; and he shall {3:6} And if his offering for a sacrifice of peace offering
pour oil upon it, and put frankincense thereon: {2:2} And he unto the LORD [be] of the flock; male or female, he shall
shall bring it to Aaron’s sons the priests: and he shall take offer it without blemish. {3:7} If he offer a lamb for his
thereout his handful of the flour thereof, and of the oil offering, then shall he offer it before the LORD. {3:8} And
thereof, with all the frankincense thereof; and the priest he shall lay his hand upon the head of his offering, and kill
shall burn the memorial of it upon the altar, [to be] an it before the tabernacle of the congregation: and Aaron’s
offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD: sons shall sprinkle the blood thereof round about upon the
{2:3} And the remnant of the meat offerings [shall be] altar. {3:9} And he shall offer of the sacrifice of the peace
Aaron’s and his sons’: [it is] a thing most holy of the offering an offering made by fire unto the LORD; the fat
offerings of the LORD made by fire. thereof, [and] the whole rump, it shall he take off hard by
the backbone; and the fat that covereth the inwards, and all
{2:4} And if thou bring an oblation of a meat offering the fat that [is] upon the inwards, {3:10} And the two
baken in the oven, [it shall be] unleavened cakes of fine kidneys, and the fat that [is] upon them, which [is] by the
flour mingled with oil, or unleavened wafers anointed with flanks, and the caul above the liver, with the kidneys, it
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shall he take away. {3:11} And the priest shall burn it upon shall dip his finger [in some] of the blood, and sprinkle [it]
the altar: [it is] the food of the offering made by fire unto seven times before the LORD, [even] before the vail.
the LORD. {4:18} And he shall put [some] of the blood upon the horns
of the altar which [is] before the LORD, that [is] in the
{3:12} And if his offering [be] a goat, then he shall offer tabernacle of the congregation, and shall pour out all the
it before the LORD. {3:13} And he shall lay his hand upon blood at the bottom of the altar of the burnt offering, which
the head of it, and kill it before the tabernacle of the [is at] the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. {4:19}
congregation: and the sons of Aaron shall sprinkle the blood And he shall take all his fat from him, and burn [it] upon the
thereof upon the altar round about. {3:14} And he shall altar. {4:20} And he shall do with the bullock as he did with
offer thereof his offering, [even] an offering made by fire the bullock for a sin offering, so shall he do with this: and
unto the LORD; the fat that covereth the inwards, and all the priest shall make an atonement for them, and it shall be
the fat that [is] upon the inwards, {3:15} And the two forgiven them. {4:21} And he shall carry forth the bullock
kidneys, and the fat that [is] upon them, which [is] by the without the camp, and burn him as he burned the first
flanks, and the caul above the liver, with the kidneys, it bullock: it [is] a sin offering for the congregation.
shall he take away. {3:16} And the priest shall burn them
upon the altar: [it is] the food of the offering made by fire {4:22} When a ruler hath sinned, and done [somewhat]
for a sweet savour: all the fat [is] the LORD’S. {3:17} [It through ignorance [against] any of the commandments of
shall be] a perpetual statute for your generations throughout the LORD his God [concerning things] which should not be
all your dwellings, that ye eat neither fat nor blood. done, and is guilty; {4:23} Or if his sin, wherein he hath
sinned, come to his knowledge; he shall bring his offering, a
{4:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {4:2} kid of the goats, a male without blemish: {4:24} And he
Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a soul shall sin shall lay his hand upon the head of the goat, and kill it in the
through ignorance against any of the commandments of the place where they kill the burnt offering before the LORD: it
LORD [concerning things] which ought not to be done, and [is] a sin offering. {4:25} And the priest shall take of the
shall do against any of them: {4:3} If the priest that is blood of the sin offering with his finger, and put [it] upon
anointed do sin according to the sin of the people; then let the horns of the altar of burnt offering, and shall pour out
him bring for his sin, which he hath sinned, a young bullock his blood at the bottom of the altar of burnt offering. {4:26}
without blemish unto the LORD for a sin offering. {4:4} And he shall burn all his fat upon the altar, as the fat of the
And he shall bring the bullock unto the door of the sacrifice of peace offerings: and the priest shall make an
tabernacle of the congregation before the LORD; and shall atonement for him as concerning his sin, and it shall be
lay his hand upon the bullock’s head, and kill the bullock forgiven him.
before the LORD. {4:5} And the priest that is anointed shall
take of the bullock’s blood, and bring it to the tabernacle of {4:27} And if any one of the common people sin through
the congregation: {4:6} And the priest shall dip his finger in ignorance, while he doeth [somewhat against] any of the
the blood, and sprinkle of the blood seven times before the commandments of the LORD [concerning things] which
LORD, before the vail of the sanctuary. {4:7} And the ought not to be done, and be guilty; {4:28} Or if his sin,
priest shall put [some] of the blood upon the horns of the which he hath sinned, come to his knowledge: then he shall
altar of sweet incense before the LORD, which [is] in the bring his offering, a kid of the goats, a female without
tabernacle of the congregation: and shall pour all the blood blemish, for his sin which he hath sinned. {4:29} And he
of the bullock at the bottom of the altar of the burnt shall lay his hand upon the head of the sin offering, and slay
offering, which [is at] the door of the tabernacle of the the sin offering in the place of the burnt offering. {4:30}
congregation. {4:8} And he shall take off from it all the fat And the priest shall take of the blood thereof with his finger,
of the bullock for the sin offering; the fat that covereth the and put [it] upon the horns of the altar of burnt offering, and
inwards, and all the fat that [is] upon the inwards, {4:9} shall pour out all the blood thereof at the bottom of the altar.
And the two kidneys, and the fat that [is] upon them, which {4:31} And he shall take away all the fat thereof, as the fat
[is] by the flanks, and the caul above the liver, with the is taken away from off the sacrifice of peace offerings; and
kidneys, it shall he take away, {4:10} As it was taken off the priest shall burn [it] upon the altar for a sweet savour
from the bullock of the sacrifice of peace offerings: and the unto the LORD; and the priest shall make an atonement for
priest shall burn them upon the altar of the burnt offering. him, and it shall be forgiven him. {4:32} And if he bring a
{4:11} And the skin of the bullock, and all his flesh, with lamb for a sin offering, he shall bring it a female without
his head, and with his legs, and his inwards, and his dung, blemish. {4:33} And he shall lay his hand upon the head of
{4:12} Even the whole bullock shall he carry forth without the sin offering, and slay it for a sin offering in the place
the camp unto a clean place, where the ashes are poured out, where they kill the burnt offering {4:34} And the priest
and burn him on the wood with fire: where the ashes are shall take of the blood of the sin offering with his finger,
poured out shall he be burnt. and put [it] upon the horns of the altar of burnt offering, and
shall pour out all the blood thereof at the bottom of the altar:
{4:13} And if the whole congregation of Israel sin {4:35} And he shall take away all the fat thereof, as the fat
through ignorance, and the thing be hid from the eyes of the of the lamb is taken away from the sacrifice of the peace
assembly, and they have done [somewhat against] any of offerings; and the priest shall burn them upon the altar,
the commandments of the LORD [concerning things] which according to the offerings made by fire unto the LORD: and
should not be done, and are guilty; {4:14} When the sin, the priest shall make an atonement for his sin that he hath
which they have sinned against it, is known, then the committed, and it shall be forgiven him.
congregation shall offer a young bullock for the sin, and
bring him before the tabernacle of the congregation. {4:15} {5:1} And if a soul sin, and hear the voice of swearing,
And the elders of the congregation shall lay their hands and [is] a witness, whether he hath seen or known [of it;] if
upon the head of the bullock before the LORD: and the he do not utter [it,] then he shall bear his iniquity. {5:2} Or
bullock shall be killed before the LORD. {4:16} And the if a soul touch any unclean thing, whether [it be] a carcase
priest that is anointed shall bring of the bullock’s blood to of an unclean beast, or a carcase of unclean cattle, or the
the tabernacle of the congregation: {4:17} And the priest carcase of unclean creeping things, and [if] it be hidden
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from him; he also shall be unclean, and guilty. {5:3} Or if which was lost, and lieth concerning it, and sweareth
he touch the uncleanness of man, whatsoever uncleanness falsely; in any of all these that a man doeth, sinning therein:
[it be] that a man shall be defiled withal, and it be hid from {6:4} Then it shall be, because he hath sinned, and is guilty,
him; when he knoweth [of it,] then he shall be guilty. {5:4} that he shall restore that which he took violently away, or
Or if a soul swear, pronouncing with [his] lips to do evil, or the thing which he hath deceitfully gotten, or that which
to do good, whatsoever [it be] that a man shall pronounce was delivered him to keep, or the lost thing which he found,
with an oath, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth [of {6:5} Or all that about which he hath sworn falsely; he shall
it,] then he shall be guilty in one of these. {5:5} And it shall even restore it in the principal, and shall add the fifth part
be, when he shall be guilty in one of these [things,] that he more thereto, [and] give it unto him to whom it
shall confess that he hath sinned in that [thing: ]{5:6} And appertaineth, in the day of his trespass offering. {6:6} And
he shall bring his trespass offering unto the LORD for his he shall bring his trespass offering unto the LORD, a ram
sin which he hath sinned, a female from the flock, a lamb or without blemish out of the flock, with thy estimation, for a
a kid of the goats, for a sin offering; and the priest shall trespass offering, unto the priest: {6:7} And the priest shall
make an atonement for him concerning his sin. {5:7} And if make an atonement for him before the LORD: and it shall
he be not able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring for his be forgiven him for any thing of all that he hath done in
trespass, which he hath committed, two turtledoves, or two trespassing therein.
young pigeons, unto the LORD; one for a sin offering, and
the other for a burnt offering. {5:8} And he shall bring them {6:8} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {6:9}
unto the priest, who shall offer [that] which [is] for the sin Command Aaron and his sons, saying, This [is] the law of
offering first, and wring off his head from his neck, but the burnt offering: It [is] the burnt offering, because of the
shall not divide [it] asunder: {5:9} And he shall sprinkle of burning upon the altar all night unto the morning, and the
the blood of the sin offering upon the side of the altar; and fire of the altar shall be burning in it. {6:10} And the priest
the rest of the blood shall be wrung out at the bottom of the shall put on his linen garment, and his linen breeches shall
altar: it [is] a sin offering. {5:10} And he shall offer the he put upon his flesh, and take up the ashes which the fire
second [for] a burnt offering, according to the manner: and hath consumed with the burnt offering on the altar, and he
the priest shall make an atonement for him for his sin which shall put them beside the altar. {6:11} And he shall put off
he hath sinned, and it shall be forgiven him. his garments, and put on other garments, and carry forth the
ashes without the camp unto a clean place. {6:12} And the
{5:11} But if he be not able to bring two turtledoves, or fire upon the altar shall be burning in it; it shall not be put
two young pigeons, then he that sinned shall bring for his out: and the priest shall burn wood on it every morning, and
offering the tenth part of an ephah of fine flour for a sin lay the burnt offering in order upon it; and he shall burn
offering; he shall put no oil upon it, neither shall he put thereon the fat of the peace offerings. {6:13} The fire shall
[any] frankincense thereon: for it [is] a sin offering. {5:12} ever be burning upon the altar; it shall never go out.
Then shall he bring it to the priest, and the priest shall take
his handful of it, [even] a memorial thereof, and burn [it] on {6:14} And this [is] the law of the meat offering: the sons
the altar, according to the offerings made by fire unto the of Aaron shall offer it before the LORD, before the altar.
LORD: it [is] a sin offering. {5:13} And the priest shall {6:15} And he shall take of it his handful, of the flour of the
make an atonement for him as touching his sin that he hath meat offering, and of the oil thereof, and all the
sinned in one of these, and it shall be forgiven him: and [the frankincense which [is] upon the meat offering, and shall
remnant] shall be the priest’s, as a meat offering. burn [it] upon the altar [for] a sweet savour, [even] the
memorial of it, unto the LORD. {6:16} And the remainder
{5:14} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {5:15} thereof shall Aaron and his sons eat: with unleavened bread
If a soul commit a trespass, and sin through ignorance, in shall it be eaten in the holy place; in the court of the
the holy things of the LORD; then he shall bring for his tabernacle of the congregation they shall eat it. {6:17} It
trespass unto the LORD a ram without blemish out of the shall not be baken with leaven. I have given it [unto them
flocks, with thy estimation by shekels of silver, after the for] their portion of my offerings made by fire; it [is] most
shekel of the sanctuary, for a trespass offering: {5:16} And holy, as [is] the sin offering, and as the trespass offering.
he shall make amends for the harm that he hath done in the {6:18} All the males among the children of Aaron shall eat
holy thing, and shall add the fifth part thereto, and give it of it. [It shall be] a statute for ever in your generations
unto the priest: and the priest shall make an atonement for concerning the offerings of the LORD made by fire: every
him with the ram of the trespass offering, and it shall be one that toucheth them shall be holy.
forgiven him.
{6:19} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {6:20}
{5:17} And if a soul sin, and commit any of these things This [is] the offering of Aaron and of his sons, which they
which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of shall offer unto the LORD in the day when he is anointed;
the LORD; though he wist [it] not, yet is he guilty, and shall the tenth part of an ephah of fine flour for a meat offering
bear his iniquity. {5:18} And he shall bring a ram without perpetual, half of it in the morning, and half thereof at night.
blemish out of the flock, with thy estimation, for a trespass {6:21} In a pan it shall be made with oil; [and when it is]
offering, unto the priest: and the priest shall make an baken, thou shalt bring it in: [and] the baken pieces of the
atonement for him concerning his ignorance wherein he meat offering shalt thou offer [for] a sweet savour unto the
erred and wist [it] not, and it shall be forgiven him. {5:19} LORD. {6:22} And the priest of his sons that is anointed in
It [is] a trespass offering: he hath certainly trespassed his stead shall offer it: [it is] a statute for ever unto the
against the LORD. LORD, it shall be wholly burnt. {6:23} For every meat
offering for the priest shall be wholly burnt: it shall not be
{6:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {6:2} If eaten.
a soul sin, and commit a trespass against the LORD, and lie
unto his neighbour in that which was delivered him to keep, {6:24} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {6:25}
or in fellowship, or in a thing taken away by violence, or Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, saying, This [is] the law
hath deceived his neighbour; {6:3} Or have found that of the sin offering: In the place where the burnt offering is
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killed shall the sin offering be killed before the LORD: it flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings, which [pertain]
[is] most holy. {6:26} The priest that offereth it for sin shall unto the LORD, even that soul shall be cut off from his
eat it: in the holy place shall it be eaten, in the court of the people.
tabernacle of the congregation. {6:27} Whatsoever shall
touch the flesh thereof shall be holy: and when there is {7:22} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {7:23}
sprinkled of the blood thereof upon any garment, thou shalt Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Ye shall eat no
wash that whereon it was sprinkled in the holy place. {6:28} manner of fat, of ox, or of sheep, or of goat. {7:24} And the
But the earthen vessel wherein it is sodden shall be broken: fat of the beast that dieth of itself, and the fat of that which
and if it be sodden in a brasen pot, it shall be both scoured, is torn with beasts, may be used in any other use: but ye
and rinsed in water. {6:29} All the males among the priests shall in no wise eat of it. {7:25} For whosoever eateth the
shall eat thereof: it [is] most holy. {6:30} And no sin fat of the beast, of which men offer an offering made by fire
offering, whereof [any] of the blood is brought into the unto the LORD, even the soul that eateth [it] shall be cut off
tabernacle of the congregation to reconcile [withal] in the from his people. {7:26} Moreover ye shall eat no manner of
holy [place,] shall be eaten: it shall be burnt in the fire. blood, [whether it be] of fowl or of beast, in any of your
dwellings. {7:27} Whatsoever soul [it be] that eateth any
{7:1} Likewise this [is] the law of the trespass offering: it manner of blood, even that soul shall be cut off from his
[is] most holy. {7:2} In the place where they kill the burnt people.
offering shall they kill the trespass offering: and the blood
thereof shall he sprinkle round about upon the altar. {7:3} {7:28} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {7:29}
And he shall offer of it all the fat thereof; the rump, and the Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, He that offereth
fat that covereth the inwards, {7:4} And the two kidneys, the sacrifice of his peace offerings unto the LORD shall
and the fat that [is] on them, which [is] by the flanks, and bring his oblation unto the LORD of the sacrifice of his
the caul [that is] above the liver, with the kidneys, it shall he peace offerings. {7:30} His own hands shall bring the
take away: {7:5} And the priest shall burn them upon the offerings of the LORD made by fire, the fat with the breast,
altar [for] an offering made by fire unto the LORD: it [is] a it shall he bring, that the breast may be waved [for] a wave
trespass offering. {7:6} Every male among the priests shall offering before the LORD. {7:31} And the priest shall burn
eat thereof: it shall be eaten in the holy place: it [is] most the fat upon the altar: but the breast shall be Aaron’s and his
holy. {7:7} As the sin offering [is,] so [is] the trespass sons’. {7:32} And the right shoulder shall ye give unto the
offering: [there is] one law for them: the priest that maketh priest [for] an heave offering of the sacrifices of your peace
atonement therewith shall have [it. ]{7:8} And the priest offerings. {7:33} He among the sons of Aaron, that offereth
that offereth any man’s burnt offering, [even] the priest the blood of the peace offerings, and the fat, shall have the
shall have to himself the skin of the burnt offering which he right shoulder for [his] part. {7:34} For the wave breast and
hath offered. {7:9} And all the meat offering that is baken the heave shoulder have I taken of the children of Israel
in the oven, and all that is dressed in the fryingpan, and in from off the sacrifices of their peace offerings, and have
the pan, shall be the priest’s that offereth it. {7:10} And given them unto Aaron the priest and unto his sons by a
every meat offering, mingled with oil, and dry, shall all the statute for ever from among the children of Israel.
sons of Aaron have, one [as much] as another. {7:11} And
this [is] the law of the sacrifice of peace offerings, which he {7:35} This [is the portion] of the anointing of Aaron, and
shall offer unto the LORD. {7:12} If he offer it for a of the anointing of his sons, out of the offerings of the
thanksgiving, then he shall offer with the sacrifice of LORD made by fire, in the day [when] he presented them to
thanksgiving unleavened cakes mingled with oil, and minister unto the LORD in the priest’s office; {7:36} Which
unleavened wafers anointed with oil, and cakes mingled the LORD commanded to be given them of the children of
with oil, of fine flour, fried. {7:13} Besides the cakes, he Israel, in the day that he anointed them, [by] a statute for
shall offer [for] his offering leavened bread with the ever throughout their generations. {7:37} This [is] the law
sacrifice of thanksgiving of his peace offerings. {7:14} And of the burnt offering, of the meat offering, and of the sin
of it he shall offer one out of the whole oblation [for] an offering, and of the trespass offering, and of the
heave offering unto the LORD, [and] it shall be the priest’s consecrations, and of the sacrifice of the peace offerings;
that sprinkleth the blood of the peace offerings. {7:15} And {7:38} Which the LORD commanded Moses in mount
the flesh of the sacrifice of his peace offerings for Sinai, in the day that he commanded the children of Israel to
thanksgiving shall be eaten the same day that it is offered; offer their oblations unto the LORD, in the wilderness of
he shall not leave any of it until the morning. {7:16} But if Sinai.
the sacrifice of his offering [be] a vow, or a voluntary
offering, it shall be eaten the same day that he offereth his {8:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {8:2}
sacrifice: and on the morrow also the remainder of it shall Take Aaron and his sons with him, and the garments, and
be eaten: {7:17} But the remainder of the flesh of the the anointing oil, and a bullock for the sin offering, and two
sacrifice on the third day shall be burnt with fire. {7:18} rams, and a basket of unleavened bread; {8:3} And gather
And if [any] of the flesh of the sacrifice of his peace thou all the congregation together unto the door of the
offerings be eaten at all on the third day, it shall not be tabernacle of the congregation. {8:4} And Moses did as the
accepted, neither shall it be imputed unto him that offereth LORD commanded him; and the assembly was gathered
it: it shall be an abomination, and the soul that eateth of it together unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
shall bear his iniquity. {7:19} And the flesh that toucheth {8:5} And Moses said unto the congregation, This [is] the
any unclean [thing] shall not be eaten; it shall be burnt with thing which the LORD commanded to be done. {8:6} And
fire: and as for the flesh, all that be clean shall eat thereof. Moses brought Aaron and his sons, and washed them with
{7:20} But the soul that eateth [of] the flesh of the sacrifice water. {8:7} And he put upon him the coat, and girded him
of peace offerings, that [pertain] unto the LORD, having his with the girdle, and clothed him with the robe, and put the
uncleanness upon him, even that soul shall be cut off from ephod upon him, and he girded him with the curious girdle
his people. {7:21} Moreover the soul that shall touch any of the ephod, and bound [it] unto him therewith. {8:8} And
unclean [thing, as] the uncleanness of man, or [any] unclean he put the breastplate upon him: also he put in the
beast, or any abominable unclean [thing,] and eat of the breastplate the Urim and the Thummim. {8:9} And he put
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the mitre upon his head; also upon the mitre, [even] upon consecrations, as I commanded, saying, Aaron and his sons
his forefront, did he put the golden plate, the holy crown; as shall eat it. {8:32} And that which remaineth of the flesh
the LORD commanded Moses. {8:10} And Moses took the and of the bread shall ye burn with fire. {8:33} And ye shall
anointing oil, and anointed the tabernacle and all that [was] not go out of the door of the tabernacle of the congregation
therein, and sanctified them. {8:11} And he sprinkled [in] seven days, until the days of your consecration be at an
thereof upon the altar seven times, and anointed the altar end: for seven days shall he consecrate you. {8:34} As he
and all his vessels, both the laver and his foot, to sanctify hath done this day, [so] the LORD hath commanded to do,
them. {8:12} And he poured of the anointing oil upon to make an atonement for you. {8:35} Therefore shall ye
Aaron’s head, and anointed him, to sanctify him. {8:13} abide [at] the door of the tabernacle of the congregation day
And Moses brought Aaron’s sons, and put coats upon them, and night seven days, and keep the charge of the LORD,
and girded them with girdles, and put bonnets upon them; as that ye die not: for so I am commanded. {8:36} So Aaron
the LORD commanded Moses. {8:14} And he brought the and his sons did all things which the LORD commanded by
bullock for the sin offering: and Aaron and his sons laid the hand of Moses.
their hands upon the head of the bullock for the sin offering.
{8:15} And he slew [it;] and Moses took the blood, and put {9:1} And it came to pass on the eighth day, [that] Moses
[it] upon the horns of the altar round about with his finger, called Aaron and his sons, and the elders of Israel; {9:2}
and purified the altar, and poured the blood at the bottom of And he said unto Aaron, Take thee a young calf for a sin
the altar, and sanctified it, to make reconciliation upon it. offering, and a ram for a burnt offering, without blemish,
{8:16} And he took all the fat that [was] upon the inwards, and offer [them] before the LORD. {9:3} And unto the
and caul [above] the liver, and the two kidneys, and their children of Israel thou shalt speak, saying, Take ye a kid of
fat, and Moses burned [it] upon the altar. {8:17} But the the goats for a sin offering; and a calf and a lamb, [both] of
bullock, and his hide, his flesh, and his dung, he burnt with the first year, without blemish, for a burnt offering; {9:4}
fire without the camp; as the LORD commanded Moses. Also a bullock and a ram for peace offerings, to sacrifice
before the LORD; and a meat offering mingled with oil: for
{8:18} And he brought the ram for the burnt offering: and to day the LORD will appear unto you.
Aaron and his sons laid their hands upon the head of the
ram. {8:19} And he killed [it;] and Moses sprinkled the {9:5} And they brought [that] which Moses commanded
blood upon the altar round about. {8:20} And he cut the before the tabernacle of the congregation: and all the
ram into pieces; and Moses burnt the head, and the pieces, congregation drew near and stood before the LORD. {9:6}
and the fat. {8:21} And he washed the inwards and the legs And Moses said, This [is] the thing which the LORD
in water; and Moses burnt the whole ram upon the altar: it commanded that ye should do: and the glory of the LORD
[was] a burnt sacrifice for a sweet savour, [and] an offering shall appear unto you. {9:7} And Moses said unto Aaron,
made by fire unto the LORD; as the LORD commanded Go unto the altar, and offer thy sin offering, and thy burnt
Moses. offering, and make an atonement for thyself, and for the
people: and offer the offering of the people, and make an
{8:22} And he brought the other ram, the ram of atonement for them; as the LORD commanded.
consecration: and Aaron and his sons laid their hands upon
the head of the ram. {8:23} And he slew [it;] and Moses {9:8} Aaron therefore went unto the altar, and slew the
took of the blood of it, and put [it] upon the tip of Aaron’s calf of the sin offering, which [was] for himself. {9:9} And
right ear, and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the sons of Aaron brought the blood unto him: and he
the great toe of his right foot. {8:24} And he brought dipped his finger in the blood, and put [it] upon the horns of
Aaron’s sons, and Moses put of the blood upon the tip of the altar, and poured out the blood at the bottom of the altar:
their right ear, and upon the thumbs of their right hands, and {9:10} But the fat, and the kidneys, and the caul above the
upon the great toes of their right feet: and Moses sprinkled liver of the sin offering, he burnt upon the altar; as the
the blood upon the altar round about. {8:25} And he took LORD commanded Moses. {9:11} And the flesh and the
the fat, and the rump, and all the fat that [was] upon the hide he burnt with fire without the camp. {9:12} And he
inwards, and the caul [above] the liver, and the two kidneys, slew the burnt offering; and Aaron’s sons presented unto
and their fat, and the right shoulder: {8:26} And out of the him the blood, which he sprinkled round about upon the
basket of unleavened bread, that [was] before the LORD, he altar. {9:13} And they presented the burnt offering unto
took one unleavened cake, and a cake of oiled bread, and him, with the pieces thereof, and the head: and he burnt
one wafer, and put [them] on the fat, and upon the right [them] upon the altar. {9:14} And he did wash the inwards
shoulder: {8:27} And he put all upon Aaron’s hands, and and the legs, and burnt [them] upon the burnt offering on
upon his sons’ hands, and waved them [for] a wave offering the altar.
before the LORD. {8:28} And Moses took them from off
their hands, and burnt [them] on the altar upon the burnt {9:15} And he brought the people’s offering, and took the
offering: they [were] consecrations for a sweet savour: it goat, which [was] the sin offering for the people, and slew
[is] an offering made by fire unto the LORD. {8:29} And it, and offered it for sin, as the first. {9:16} And he brought
Moses took the breast, and waved it [for] a wave offering the burnt offering, and offered it according to the manner.
before the LORD: [for] of the ram of consecration it was {9:17} And he brought the meat offering, and took an
Moses’ part; as the LORD commanded Moses. {8:30} And handful thereof, and burnt [it] upon the altar, beside the
Moses took of the anointing oil, and of the blood which burnt sacrifice of the morning. {9:18} He slew also the
[was] upon the altar, and sprinkled [it] upon Aaron, [and] bullock and the ram [for] a sacrifice of peace offerings,
upon his garments, and upon his sons, and upon his sons’ which [was] for the people: and Aaron’s sons presented
garments with him; and sanctified Aaron, [and] his unto him the blood, which he sprinkled upon the altar round
garments, and his sons, and his sons’ garments with him. about, {9:19} And the fat of the bullock and of the ram, the
rump, and that which covereth [the inwards,] and the
{8:31} And Moses said unto Aaron and to his sons, Boil kidneys, and the caul [above] the liver: {9:20} And they put
the flesh at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: the fat upon the breasts, and he burnt the fat upon the altar:
and there eat it with the bread that [is] in the basket of {9:21} And the breasts and the right shoulder Aaron waved
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[for] a wave offering before the LORD; as Moses LORD? {10:18} Behold, the blood of it was not brought in
commanded. {9:22} And Aaron lifted up his hand toward within the holy [place:] ye should indeed have eaten it in the
the people, and blessed them, and came down from offering holy [place,] as I commanded. {10:19} And Aaron said unto
of the sin offering, and the burnt offering, and peace Moses, Behold, this day have they offered their sin offering
offerings. {9:23} And Moses and Aaron went into the and their burnt offering before the LORD; and such things
tabernacle of the congregation, and came out, and blessed have befallen me: and [if] I had eaten the sin offering to
the people: and the glory of the LORD appeared unto all the day, should it have been accepted in the sight of the LORD?
people. {9:24} And there came a fire out from before the {10:20} And when Moses heard [that,] he was content.
LORD, and consumed upon the altar the burnt offering and
the fat: [which] when all the people saw, they shouted, and {11:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses and to Aaron,
fell on their faces. saying unto them, {11:2} Speak unto the children of Israel,
saying, These [are] the beasts which ye shall eat among all
{10:1} And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took the beasts that [are] on the earth. {11:3} Whatsoever parteth
either of them his censer, and put fire therein, and put the hoof, and is clovenfooted, [and] cheweth the cud, among
incense thereon, and offered strange fire before the LORD, the beasts, that shall ye eat. {11:4} Nevertheless these shall
which he commanded them not. {10:2} And there went out ye not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that divide
fire from the LORD, and devoured them, and they died the hoof: [as] the camel, because he cheweth the cud, but
before the LORD. {10:3} Then Moses said unto Aaron, divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you. {11:5} And
This [is it] that the LORD spake, saying, I will be sanctified the coney, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the
in them that come nigh me, and before all the people I will hoof; he [is] unclean unto you. {11:6} And the hare,
be glorified. And Aaron held his peace. {10:4} And Moses because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he
called Mishael and Elzaphan, the sons of Uzziel the uncle of [is] unclean unto you. {11:7} And the swine, though he
Aaron, and said unto them, Come near, carry your brethren divide the hoof, and be clovenfooted, yet he cheweth not the
from before the sanctuary out of the camp. {10:5} So they cud; he [is] unclean to you. {11:8} Of their flesh shall ye
went near, and carried them in their coats out of the camp; not eat, and their carcase shall ye not touch; they [are]
as Moses had said. {10:6} And Moses said unto Aaron, and unclean to you.
unto Eleazar and unto Ithamar, his sons, Uncover not your
heads, neither rend your clothes; lest ye die, and lest wrath {11:9} These shall ye eat of all that [are] in the waters:
come upon all the people: but let your brethren, the whole whatsoever hath fins and scales in the waters, in the seas,
house of Israel, bewail the burning which the LORD hath and in the rivers, them shall ye eat. {11:10} And all that
kindled. {10:7} And ye shall not go out from the door of the have not fins and scales in the seas, and in the rivers, of all
tabernacle of the congregation, lest ye die: for the anointing that move in the waters, and of any living thing which [is]
oil of the LORD [is] upon you. And they did according to in the waters, they [shall be] an abomination unto you:
the word of Moses. {11:11} They shall be even an abomination unto you; ye
shall not eat of their flesh, but ye shall have their carcases in
{10:8} And the LORD spake unto Aaron, saying, {10:9} abomination. {11:12} Whatsoever hath no fins nor scales in
Do not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with the waters, that [shall be] an abomination unto you.
thee, when ye go into the tabernacle of the congregation,
lest ye die: [it shall be] a statute for ever throughout your {11:13} And these [are they which ye] shall have in
generations: {10:10} And that ye may put difference abomination among the fowls; they shall not be eaten, they
between holy and unholy, and between unclean and clean; [are] an abomination: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the
{10:11} And that ye may teach the children of Israel all the ospray, {11:14} And the vulture, and the kite after his kind;
statutes which the LORD hath spoken unto them by the {11:15} Every raven after his kind; {11:16} And the owl,
hand of Moses. and the night hawk, and the cuckow, and the hawk after his
kind, {11:17} And the little owl, and the cormorant, and the
{10:12} And Moses spake unto Aaron, and unto Eleazar great owl, {11:18} And the swan, and the pelican, and the
and unto Ithamar, his sons that were left, Take the meat gier eagle, {11:19} And the stork, the heron after her kind,
offering that remaineth of the offerings of the LORD made and the lapwing, and the bat. {11:20} All fowls that creep,
by fire, and eat it without leaven beside the altar: for it [is] going upon [all] four, [shall be] an abomination unto you.
most holy: {10:13} And ye shall eat it in the holy place, {11:21} Yet these may ye eat of every flying creeping thing
because it [is] thy due, and thy sons’ due, of the sacrifices of that goeth upon [all] four, which have legs above their feet,
the LORD made by fire: for so I am commanded. {10:14} to leap withal upon the earth; {11:22} [Even] these of them
And the wave breast and heave shoulder shall ye eat in a ye may eat; the locust after his kind, and the bald locust
clean place; thou, and thy sons, and thy daughters with thee: after his kind, and the beetle after his kind, and the
for [they be] thy due, and thy sons’ due, [which] are given grasshopper after his kind. {11:23} But all [other] flying
out of the sacrifices of peace offerings of the children of creeping things, which have four feet, [shall be] an
Israel. {10:15} The heave shoulder and the wave breast abomination unto you. {11:24} And for these ye shall be
shall they bring with the offerings made by fire of the fat, to unclean: whosoever toucheth the carcase of them shall be
wave [it for] a wave offering before the LORD; and it shall unclean until the even. {11:25} And whosoever beareth
be thine, and thy sons’ with thee, by a statute for ever; as [ought] of the carcase of them shall wash his clothes, and be
the LORD hath commanded. unclean until the even. {11:26} [The carcases] of every
beast which divideth the hoof, and [is] not clovenfooted, nor
{10:16} And Moses diligently sought the goat of the sin cheweth the cud, [are] unclean unto you: every one that
offering, and, behold, it was burnt: and he was angry with toucheth them shall be unclean. {11:27} And whatsoever
Eleazar and Ithamar, the sons of Aaron [which were] left goeth upon his paws, among all manner of beasts that go on
[alive,] saying, {10:17} Wherefore have ye not eaten the sin [all] four, those [are] unclean unto you: whoso toucheth
offering in the holy place, seeing it [is] most holy, and their carcase shall be unclean until the even. {11:28} And
[God] hath given it you to bear the iniquity of the he that beareth the carcase of them shall wash his clothes,
congregation, to make atonement for them before the and be unclean until the even: they [are] unclean unto you.
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{11:29} These also [shall be] unclean unto you among the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, unto the priest:
creeping things that creep upon the earth; the weasel, and {12:7} Who shall offer it before the LORD, and make an
the mouse, and the tortoise after his kind, {11:30} And the atonement for her; and she shall be cleansed from the issue
ferret, and the chameleon, and the lizard, and the snail, and of her blood. This [is] the law for her that hath born a male
the mole. {11:31} These [are] unclean to you among all that or a female. {12:8} And if she be not able to bring a lamb,
creep: whosoever doth touch them, when they be dead, shall then she shall bring two turtles, or two young pigeons; the
be unclean until the even. {11:32} And upon whatsoever one for the burnt offering, and the other for a sin offering:
[any] of them, when they are dead, doth fall, it shall be and the priest shall make an atonement for her, and she shall
unclean; whether [it be] any vessel of wood, or raiment, or be clean.
skin, or sack, whatsoever vessel [it be,] wherein [any] work
is done, it must be put into water, and it shall be unclean {13:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron,
until the even; so it shall be cleansed. {11:33} And every saying, {13:2} When a man shall have in the skin of his
earthen vessel, whereinto [any] of them falleth, whatsoever flesh a rising, a scab, or a bright spot, and it be in the skin of
is in it shall be unclean; and ye shall break it. {11:34} Of all his flesh [like] the plague of leprosy; then he shall be
meat which may be eaten, [that] on which [such] water brought unto Aaron the priest, or unto one of his sons the
cometh shall be unclean: and all drink that may be drunk in priests: {13:3} And the priest shall look on the plague in the
every [such] vessel shall be unclean. {11:35} And every skin of the flesh: and [when] the hair in the plague is turned
[thing] whereupon [any part] of their carcase falleth shall be white, and the plague in sight [be] deeper than the skin of
unclean; [whether it be] oven, or ranges for pots, they shall his flesh, it [is] a plague of leprosy: and the priest shall look
be broken down: [for] they [are] unclean, and shall be on him, and pronounce him unclean. {13:4} If the bright
unclean unto you. {11:36} Nevertheless a fountain or pit, spot [be] white in the skin of his flesh, and in sight [be] not
[wherein there is] plenty of water, shall be clean: but that deeper than the skin, and the hair thereof be not turned
which toucheth their carcase shall be unclean. {11:37} And white; then the priest shall shut up [him that hath] the
if [any part] of their carcase fall upon any sowing seed plague seven days: {13:5} And the priest shall look on him
which is to be sown, it [shall be] clean. {11:38} But if [any] the seventh day: and, behold, [if] the plague in his sight be
water be put upon the seed, and [any part] of their carcase at a stay, [and] the plague spread not in the skin; then the
fall thereon, it [shall be] unclean unto you. {11:39} And if priest shall shut him up seven days more: {13:6} And the
any beast, of which ye may eat, die; he that toucheth the priest shall look on him again the seventh day: and, behold,
carcase thereof shall be unclean until the even. {11:40} And [if] the plague [be] somewhat dark, [and] the plague spread
he that eateth of the carcase of it shall wash his clothes, and not in the skin, the priest shall pronounce him clean: it [is
be unclean until the even: he also that beareth the carcase of but] a scab: and he shall wash his clothes, and be clean.
it shall wash his clothes, and be unclean until the even. {13:7} But if the scab spread much abroad in the skin, after
{11:41} And every creeping thing that creepeth upon the that he hath been seen of the priest for his cleansing, he
earth [shall be] an abomination; it shall not be eaten. shall be seen of the priest again: {13:8} And [if] the priest
{11:42} Whatsoever goeth upon the belly, and whatsoever see that, behold, the scab spreadeth in the skin, then the
goeth upon [all] four, or whatsoever hath more feet among priest shall pronounce him unclean: it [is] a leprosy.
all creeping things that creep upon the earth, them ye shall
not eat; for they [are] an abomination. {11:43} Ye shall not {13:9} When the plague of leprosy is in a man, then he
make yourselves abominable with any creeping thing that shall be brought unto the priest; {13:10} And the priest
creepeth, neither shall ye make yourselves unclean with shall see [him:] and, behold, [if] the rising [be] white in the
them, that ye should be defiled thereby. {11:44} For I [am] skin, and it have turned the hair white, and [there be] quick
the LORD your God: ye shall therefore sanctify yourselves, raw flesh in the rising; {13:11} It [is] an old leprosy in the
and ye shall be holy; for I [am] holy: neither shall ye defile skin of his flesh, and the priest shall pronounce him
yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that creepeth unclean, and shall not shut him up: for he [is] unclean.
upon the earth. {11:45} For I [am] the LORD that bringeth {13:12} And if a leprosy break out abroad in the skin, and
you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: ye shall the leprosy cover all the skin of [him that hath] the plague
therefore be holy, for I [am] holy. {11:46} This [is] the law from his head even to his foot, wheresoever the priest
of the beasts, and of the fowl, and of every living creature looketh; {13:13} Then the priest shall consider: and,
that moveth in the waters, and of every creature that behold, [if] the leprosy have covered all his flesh, he shall
creepeth upon the earth: {11:47} To make a difference pronounce [him] clean [that hath] the plague: it is all turned
between the unclean and the clean, and between the beast white: he [is] clean. {13:14} But when raw flesh appeareth
that may be eaten and the beast that may not be eaten. in him, he shall be unclean. {13:15} And the priest shall see
the raw flesh, and pronounce him to be unclean: [for] the
{12:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {12:2} raw flesh [is] unclean: it [is] a leprosy. {13:16} Or if the
Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a woman have raw flesh turn again, and be changed unto white, he shall
conceived seed, and born a man child: then she shall be come unto the priest; {13:17} And the priest shall see him:
unclean seven days; according to the days of the separation and, behold, [if] the plague be turned into white; then the
for her infirmity shall she be unclean. {12:3} And in the priest shall pronounce [him] clean [that hath] the plague: he
eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised. [is] clean.
{12:4} And she shall then continue in the blood of her
purifying three and thirty days; she shall touch no hallowed {13:18} The flesh also, in which, [even] in the skin
thing, nor come into the sanctuary, until the days of her thereof, was a boil, and is healed, {13:19} And in the place
purifying be fulfilled. {12:5} But if she bear a maid child, of the boil there be a white rising, or a bright spot, white,
then she shall be unclean two weeks, as in her separation: and somewhat reddish, and it be shewed to the priest;
and she shall continue in the blood of her purifying {13:20} And if, when the priest seeth it, behold, it [be] in
threescore and six days. {12:6} And when the days of her sight lower than the skin, and the hair thereof be turned
purifying are fulfilled, for a son, or for a daughter, she shall white; the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it [is] a
bring a lamb of the first year for a burnt offering, and a plague of leprosy broken out of the boil. {13:21} But if the
young pigeon, or a turtledove, for a sin offering, unto the priest look on it, and, behold, [there be] no white hairs
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therein, and [if] it [be] not lower than the skin, but [be] pronounce him utterly unclean; his plague [is] in his head.
somewhat dark; then the priest shall shut him up seven {13:45} And the leper in whom the plague [is,] his clothes
days: {13:22} And if it spread much abroad in the skin, then shall be rent, and his head bare, and he shall put a covering
the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it [is] a plague. upon his upper lip, and shall cry, Unclean, unclean. {13:46}
{13:23} But if the bright spot stay in his place, [and] spread All the days wherein the plague [shall be] in him he shall be
not, it [is] a burning boil; and the priest shall pronounce him defiled; he [is] unclean: he shall dwell alone; without the
clean. camp [shall] his habitation [be.

{13:24} Or if there be [any] flesh, in the skin whereof ]{13:47} The garment also that the plague of leprosy is in,
[there is] a hot burning, and the quick [flesh] that burneth [whether it be] a woollen garment, or a linen garment;
have a white bright spot, somewhat reddish, or white; {13:48} Whether [it be] in the warp, or woof; of linen, or of
{13:25} Then the priest shall look upon it: and, behold, [if] woollen; whether in a skin, or in any thing made of skin;
the hair in the bright spot be turned white, and it [be in] {13:49} And if the plague be greenish or reddish in the
sight deeper than the skin; it [is] a leprosy broken out of the garment, or in the skin, either in the warp, or in the woof, or
burning: wherefore the priest shall pronounce him unclean: in any thing of skin; it [is] a plague of leprosy, and shall be
it [is] the plague of leprosy. {13:26} But if the priest look shewed unto the priest: {13:50} And the priest shall look
on it, and, behold, [there be] no white hair in the bright spot, upon the plague, and shut up [it that hath] the plague seven
and it [be] no lower than the [other] skin, but [be] somewhat days: {13:51} And he shall look on the plague on the
dark; then the priest shall shut him up seven days: {13:27} seventh day: if the plague be spread in the garment, either in
And the priest shall look upon him the seventh day: [and] if the warp, or in the woof, or in a skin, [or] in any work that
it be spread much abroad in the skin, then the priest shall is made of skin; the plague [is] a fretting leprosy; it [is]
pronounce him unclean: it [is] the plague of leprosy. unclean. {13:52} He shall therefore burn that garment,
{13:28} And if the bright spot stay in his place, [and] whether warp or woof, in woollen or in linen, or any thing
spread not in the skin, but it [be] somewhat dark; it [is] a of skin, wherein the plague is: for it [is] a fretting leprosy; it
rising of the burning, and the priest shall pronounce him shall be burnt in the fire. {13:53} And if the priest shall
clean: for it [is] an inflammation of the burning. look, and, behold, the plague be not spread in the garment,
either in the warp, or in the woof, or in any thing of skin;
{13:29} If a man or woman have a plague upon the head {13:54} Then the priest shall command that they wash [the
or the beard; {13:30} Then the priest shall see the plague: thing] wherein the plague [is,] and he shall shut it up seven
and, behold, if it [be] in sight deeper than the skin; [and days more: {13:55} And the priest shall look on the plague,
there be] in it a yellow thin hair; then the priest shall after that it is washed: and, behold, [if] the plague have not
pronounce him unclean: it [is] a dry scall, [even] a leprosy changed his colour, and the plague be not spread; it [is]
upon the head or beard. {13:31} And if the priest look on unclean; thou shalt burn it in the fire; it [is] fret inward,
the plague of the scall, and, behold, it [be] not in sight [whether] it [be] bare within or without. {13:56} And if the
deeper than the skin, and [that there is] no black hair in it; priest look, and, behold, the plague [be] somewhat dark
then the priest shall shut up [him that hath] the plague of the after the washing of it; then he shall rend it out of the
scall seven days: {13:32} And in the seventh day the priest garment, or out of the skin, or out of the warp, or out of the
shall look on the plague: and, behold, [if] the scall spread woof: {13:57} And if it appear still in the garment, either in
not, and there be in it no yellow hair, and the scall [be] not the warp, or in the woof, or in any thing of skin; it [is] a
in sight deeper than the skin; {13:33} He shall be shaven, spreading [plague:] thou shalt burn that wherein the plague
but the scall shall he not shave; and the priest shall shut up [is] with fire. {13:58} And the garment, either warp, or
[him that hath] the scall seven days more: {13:34} And in woof, or whatsoever thing of skin [it be,] which thou shalt
the seventh day the priest shall look on the scall: and, wash, if the plague be departed from them, then it shall be
behold, [if] the scall be not spread in the skin, nor [be] in washed the second time, and shall be clean. {13:59} This
sight deeper than the skin; then the priest shall pronounce [is] the law of the plague of leprosy in a garment of woollen
him clean: and he shall wash his clothes, and be clean. or linen, either in the warp, or woof, or any thing of skins,
{13:35} But if the scall spread much in the skin after his to pronounce it clean, or to pronounce it unclean.
cleansing; {13:36} Then the priest shall look on him: and,
behold, if the scall be spread in the skin, the priest shall not {14:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {14:2}
seek for yellow hair; he [is] unclean. {13:37} But if the This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing:
scall be in his sight at a stay, and [that] there is black hair He shall be brought unto the priest: {14:3} And the priest
grown up therein; the scall is healed, he [is] clean: and the shall go forth out of the camp; and the priest shall look, and,
priest shall pronounce him clean. behold, [if] the plague of leprosy be healed in the leper;
{14:4} Then shall the priest command to take for him that is
{13:38} If a man also or a woman have in the skin of their to be cleansed two birds alive [and] clean, and cedar wood,
flesh bright spots, [even] white bright spots; {13:39} Then and scarlet, and hyssop: {14:5} And the priest shall
the priest shall look: and, behold, [if] the bright spots in the command that one of the birds be killed in an earthen vessel
skin of their flesh [be] darkish white; it [is] a freckled spot over running water: {14:6} As for the living bird, he shall
[that] groweth in the skin; he [is] clean. {13:40} And the take it, and the cedar wood, and the scarlet, and the hyssop,
man whose hair is fallen off his head, he [is] bald; [yet is] and shall dip them and the living bird in the blood of the
he clean. {13:41} And he that hath his hair fallen off from bird [that was] killed over the running water: {14:7} And he
the part of his head toward his face, he [is] forehead bald: shall sprinkle upon him that is to be cleansed from the
[yet is] he clean. {13:42} And if there be in the bald head, leprosy seven times, and shall pronounce him clean, and
or bald forehead, a white reddish sore; it [is] a leprosy shall let the living bird loose into the open field. {14:8} And
sprung up in his bald head, or his bald forehead. {13:43} he that is to be cleansed shall wash his clothes, and shave
Then the priest shall look upon it: and, behold, [if] the rising off all his hair, and wash himself in water, that he may be
of the sore [be] white reddish in his bald head, or in his bald clean: and after that he shall come into the camp, and shall
forehead, as the leprosy appeareth in the skin of the flesh; tarry abroad out of his tent seven days. {14:9} But it shall
{13:44} He is a leprous man, he [is] unclean: the priest shall be on the seventh day, that he shall shave all his hair off his
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head and his beard and his eyebrows, even all his hair he offering: and the priest shall make an atonement for him
shall shave off: and he shall wash his clothes, also he shall that is to be cleansed before the LORD. {14:32} This [is]
wash his flesh in water, and he shall be clean. {14:10} And the law [of him] in whom [is] the plague of leprosy, whose
on the eighth day he shall take two he lambs without hand is not able to get [that which pertaineth] to his
blemish, and one ewe lamb of the first year without cleansing.
blemish, and three tenth deals of fine flour [for] a meat
offering, mingled with oil, and one log of oil. {14:11} And {14:33} And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto
the priest that maketh [him] clean shall present the man that Aaron, saying, {14:34} When ye be come into the land of
is to be made clean, and those things, before the LORD, [at] Canaan, which I give to you for a possession, and I put the
the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: {14:12} And plague of leprosy in a house of the land of your possession;
the priest shall take one he lamb, and offer him for a {14:35} And he that owneth the house shall come and tell
trespass offering, and the log of oil, and wave them [for] a the priest, saying, It seemeth to me [there is] as it were a
wave offering before the LORD: {14:13} And he shall slay plague in the house: {14:36} Then the priest shall command
the lamb in the place where he shall kill the sin offering and that they empty the house, before the priest go [into it] to
the burnt offering, in the holy place: for as the sin offering see the plague, that all that [is] in the house be not made
[is] the priest’s, [so is] the trespass offering: it [is] most unclean: and afterward the priest shall go in to see the
holy: {14:14} And the priest shall take [some] of the blood house: {14:37} And he shall look on the plague, and,
of the trespass offering, and the priest shall put [it] upon the behold, [if] the plague [be] in the walls of the house with
tip of the right ear of him that is to be cleansed, and upon hollow strakes, greenish or reddish, which in sight [are]
the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his lower than the wall; {14:38} Then the priest shall go out of
right foot: {14:15} And the priest shall take [some] of the the house to the door of the house, and shut up the house
log of oil, and pour [it] into the palm of his own left hand: seven days: {14:39} And the priest shall come again the
{14:16} And the priest shall dip his right finger in the oil seventh day, and shall look: and, behold, [if] the plague be
that [is] in his left hand, and shall sprinkle of the oil with his spread in the walls of the house; {14:40} Then the priest
finger seven times before the LORD: {14:17} And of the shall command that they take away the stones in which the
rest of the oil that [is] in his hand shall the priest put upon plague [is,] and they shall cast them into an unclean place
the tip of the right ear of him that is to be cleansed, and without the city: {14:41} And he shall cause the house to be
upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of scraped within round about, and they shall pour out the dust
his right foot, upon the blood of the trespass offering: that they scrape off without the city into an unclean place:
{14:18} And the remnant of the oil that [is] in the priest’s {14:42} And they shall take other stones, and put [them] in
hand he shall pour upon the head of him that is to be the place of those stones; and he shall take other morter, and
cleansed: and the priest shall make an atonement for him shall plaister the house. {14:43} And if the plague come
before the LORD. {14:19} And the priest shall offer the sin again, and break out in the house, after that he hath taken
offering, and make an atonement for him that is to be away the stones, and after he hath scraped the house, and
cleansed from his uncleanness; and afterward he shall kill after it is plaistered; {14:44} Then the priest shall come and
the burnt offering: {14:20} And the priest shall offer the look, and, behold, [if] the plague be spread in the house, it
burnt offering and the meat offering upon the altar: and the [is] a fretting leprosy in the house: it is unclean. {14:45}
priest shall make an atonement for him, and he shall be And he shall break down the house, the stones of it, and the
clean. {14:21} And if he [be] poor, and cannot get so much; timber thereof, and all the morter of the house; and he shall
then he shall take one lamb [for] a trespass offering to be carry [them] forth out of the city into an unclean place.
waved, to make an atonement for him, and one tenth deal of {14:46} Moreover he that goeth into the house all the while
fine flour mingled with oil for a meat offering, and a log of that it is shut up shall be unclean until the even. {14:47}
oil; {14:22} And two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, And he that lieth in the house shall wash his clothes; and he
such as he is able to get; and the one shall be a sin offering, that eateth in the house shall wash his clothes. {14:48} And
and the other a burnt offering. {14:23} And he shall bring if the priest shall come in, and look [upon it,] and, behold,
them on the eighth day for his cleansing unto the priest, the plague hath not spread in the house, after the house was
unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, before plaistered: then the priest shall pronounce the house clean,
the LORD. {14:24} And the priest shall take the lamb of the because the plague is healed. {14:49} And he shall take to
trespass offering, and the log of oil, and the priest shall cleanse the house two birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet,
wave them [for] a wave offering before the LORD: {14:25} and hyssop: {14:50} And he shall kill the one of the birds in
And he shall kill the lamb of the trespass offering, and the an earthen vessel over running water: {14:51} And he shall
priest shall take [some] of the blood of the trespass offering, take the cedar wood, and the hyssop, and the scarlet, and the
and put [it] upon the tip of the right ear of him that is to be living bird, and dip them in the blood of the slain bird, and
cleansed, and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon in the running water, and sprinkle the house seven times:
the great toe of his right foot: {14:26} And the priest shall {14:52} And he shall cleanse the house with the blood of
pour of the oil into the palm of his own left hand: {14:27} the bird, and with the running water, and with the living
And the priest shall sprinkle with his right finger [some] of bird, and with the cedar wood, and with the hyssop, and
the oil that [is] in his left hand seven times before the with the scarlet: {14:53} But he shall let go the living bird
LORD: {14:28} And the priest shall put of the oil that [is] out of the city into the open fields, and make an atonement
in his hand upon the tip of the right ear of him that is to be for the house: and it shall be clean. {14:54} This [is] the law
cleansed, and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon for all manner of plague of leprosy, and scall, {14:55} And
the great toe of his right foot, upon the place of the blood of for the leprosy of a garment, and of a house, {14:56} And
the trespass offering: {14:29} And the rest of the oil that [is] for a rising, and for a scab, and for a bright spot: {14:57} To
in the priest’s hand he shall put upon the head of him that is teach when [it is] unclean, and when [it is] clean: this [is]
to be cleansed, to make an atonement for him before the the law of leprosy.
LORD. {14:30} And he shall offer the one of the
turtledoves, or of the young pigeons, such as he can get; {15:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses and to Aaron,
{14:31} [Even] such as he is able to get, the one [for] a sin saying, {15:2} Speak unto the children of Israel, and say
offering, and the other [for] a burnt offering, with the meat unto them, When any man hath a running issue out of his
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flesh, [because of] his issue he [is] unclean. {15:3} And this clothes, and bathe [himself] in water, and be unclean until
shall be his uncleanness in his issue: whether his flesh run the even. {15:28} But if she be cleansed of her issue, then
with his issue, or his flesh be stopped from his issue, it [is] she shall number to herself seven days, and after that she
his uncleanness. {15:4} Every bed, whereon he lieth that shall be clean. {15:29} And on the eighth day she shall take
hath the issue, is unclean: and every thing, whereon he unto her two turtles, or two young pigeons, and bring them
sitteth, shall be unclean. {15:5} And whosoever toucheth unto the priest, to the door of the tabernacle of the
his bed shall wash his clothes, and bathe [himself] in water, congregation. {15:30} And the priest shall offer the one
and be unclean until the even. {15:6} And he that sitteth on [for] a sin offering, and the other [for] a burnt offering; and
[any] thing whereon he sat that hath the issue shall wash his the priest shall make an atonement for her before the LORD
clothes, and bathe [himself] in water, and be unclean until for the issue of her uncleanness. {15:31} Thus shall ye
the even. {15:7} And he that toucheth the flesh of him that separate the children of Israel from their uncleanness; that
hath the issue shall wash his clothes, and bathe [himself] in they die not in their uncleanness, when they defile my
water, and be unclean until the even. {15:8} And if he that tabernacle that [is] among them. {15:32} This [is] the law
hath the issue spit upon him that is clean; then he shall wash of him that hath an issue, and [of him] whose seed goeth
his clothes, and bathe [himself] in water, and be unclean from him, and is defiled therewith; {15:33} And of her that
until the even. {15:9} And what saddle soever he rideth is sick of her flowers, and of him that hath an issue, of the
upon that hath the issue shall be unclean. {15:10} And man, and of the woman, and of him that lieth with her that
whosoever toucheth any thing that was under him shall be is unclean.
unclean until the even: and he that beareth [any of] those
things shall wash his clothes, and bathe [himself] in water, {16:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses after the death
and be unclean until the even. {15:11} And whomsoever he of the two sons of Aaron, when they offered before the
toucheth that hath the issue, and hath not rinsed his hands in LORD, and died; {16:2} And the LORD said unto Moses,
water, he shall wash his clothes, and bathe [himself] in Speak unto Aaron thy brother, that he come not at all times
water, and be unclean until the even. {15:12} And the into the holy [place] within the vail before the mercy seat,
vessel of earth, that he toucheth which hath the issue, shall which [is] upon the ark; that he die not: for I will appear in
be broken: and every vessel of wood shall be rinsed in the cloud upon the mercy seat. {16:3} Thus shall Aaron
water. {15:13} And when he that hath an issue is cleansed come into the holy [place:] with a young bullock for a sin
of his issue; then he shall number to himself seven days for offering, and a ram for a burnt offering. {16:4} He shall put
his cleansing, and wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in on the holy linen coat, and he shall have the linen breeches
running water, and shall be clean. {15:14} And on the upon his flesh, and shall be girded with a linen girdle, and
eighth day he shall take to him two turtledoves, or two with the linen mitre shall he be attired: these [are] holy
young pigeons, and come before the LORD unto the door of garments; therefore shall he wash his flesh in water, and
the tabernacle of the congregation, and give them unto the [so] put them on. {16:5} And he shall take of the
priest: {15:15} And the priest shall offer them, the one [for] congregation of the children of Israel two kids of the goats
a sin offering, and the other [for] a burnt offering; and the for a sin offering, and one ram for a burnt offering. {16:6}
priest shall make an atonement for him before the LORD And Aaron shall offer his bullock of the sin offering, which
for his issue. {15:16} And if any man’s seed of copulation [is] for himself, and make an atonement for himself, and for
go out from him, then he shall wash all his flesh in water, his house. {16:7} And he shall take the two goats, and
and be unclean until the even. {15:17} And every garment, present them before the LORD [at] the door of the
and every skin, whereon is the seed of copulation, shall be tabernacle of the congregation. {16:8} And Aaron shall cast
washed with water, and be unclean until the even. {15:18} lots upon the two goats; one lot for the LORD, and the other
The woman also with whom man shall lie [with] seed of lot for the scapegoat. {16:9} And Aaron shall bring the goat
copulation, they shall [both] bathe [themselves] in water, upon which the LORD’S lot fell, and offer him [for] a sin
and be unclean until the even. offering. {16:10} But the goat, on which the lot fell to be
the scapegoat, shall be presented alive before the LORD, to
{15:19} And if a woman have an issue, [and] her issue in make an atonement with him, [and] to let him go for a
her flesh be blood, she shall be put apart seven days: and scapegoat into the wilderness. {16:11} And Aaron shall
whosoever toucheth her shall be unclean until the even. bring the bullock of the sin offering, which [is] for himself,
{15:20} And every thing that she lieth upon in her and shall make an atonement for himself, and for his house,
separation shall be unclean: every thing also that she sitteth and shall kill the bullock of the sin offering which [is] for
upon shall be unclean. {15:21} And whosoever toucheth her himself: {16:12} And he shall take a censer full of burning
bed shall wash his clothes, and bathe [himself] in water, and coals of fire from off the altar before the LORD, and his
be unclean until the even. {15:22} And whosoever toucheth hands full of sweet incense beaten small, and bring [it]
any thing that she sat upon shall wash his clothes, and bathe within the vail: {16:13} And he shall put the incense upon
[himself] in water, and be unclean until the even. {15:23} the fire before the LORD, that the cloud of the incense may
And if it [be] on [her] bed, or on any thing whereon she cover the mercy seat that [is] upon the testimony, that he die
sitteth, when he toucheth it, he shall be unclean until the not: {16:14} And he shall take of the blood of the bullock,
even. {15:24} And if any man lie with her at all, and her and sprinkle [it] with his finger upon the mercy seat
flowers be upon him, he shall be unclean seven days; and all eastward; and before the mercy seat shall he sprinkle of the
the bed whereon he lieth [shall be] unclean. {15:25} And if blood with his finger seven times.
a woman have an issue of her blood many days out of the
time of her separation, or if it run beyond the time of her {16:15} Then shall he kill the goat of the sin offering, that
separation; all the days of the issue of her uncleanness shall [is] for the people, and bring his blood within the vail, and
be as the days of her separation: she shall be unclean. do with that blood as he did with the blood of the bullock,
{15:26} Every bed whereon she lieth all the days of her and sprinkle it upon the mercy seat, and before the mercy
issue shall be unto her as the bed of her separation: and seat: {16:16} And he shall make an atonement for the holy
whatsoever she sitteth upon shall be unclean, as the [place,] because of the uncleanness of the children of Israel,
uncleanness of her separation. {15:27} And whosoever and because of their transgressions in all their sins: and so
toucheth those things shall be unclean, and shall wash his shall he do for the tabernacle of the congregation, that
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remaineth among them in the midst of their uncleanness. the camp, {17:4} And bringeth it not unto the door of the
{16:17} And there shall be no man in the tabernacle of the tabernacle of the congregation, to offer an offering unto the
congregation when he goeth in to make an atonement in the LORD before the tabernacle of the LORD; blood shall be
holy [place,] until he come out, and have made an imputed unto that man; he hath shed blood; and that man
atonement for himself, and for his household, and for all the shall be cut off from among his people: {17:5} To the end
congregation of Israel. {16:18} And he shall go out unto the that the children of Israel may bring their sacrifices, which
altar that [is] before the LORD, and make an atonement for they offer in the open field, even that they may bring them
it; and shall take of the blood of the bullock, and of the unto the LORD, unto the door of the tabernacle of the
blood of the goat, and put [it] upon the horns of the altar congregation, unto the priest, and offer them [for] peace
round about. {16:19} And he shall sprinkle of the blood offerings unto the LORD. {17:6} And the priest shall
upon it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it, and sprinkle the blood upon the altar of the LORD [at] the door
hallow it from the uncleanness of the children of Israel. of the tabernacle of the congregation, and burn the fat for a
sweet savour unto the LORD. {17:7} And they shall no
{16:20} And when he hath made an end of reconciling the more offer their sacrifices unto devils, after whom they have
holy [place,] and the tabernacle of the congregation, and the gone a whoring. This shall be a statute for ever unto them
altar, he shall bring the live goat: {16:21} And Aaron shall throughout their generations.
lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and
confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, {17:8} And thou shalt say unto them, Whatsoever man
and all their transgressions in all their sins, putting them [there be] of the house of Israel, or of the strangers which
upon the head of the goat, and shall send [him] away by the sojourn among you, that offereth a burnt offering of
hand of a fit man into the wilderness: {16:22} And the goat sacrifice, {17:9} And bringeth it not unto the door of the
shall bear upon him all their iniquities unto a land not tabernacle of the congregation, to offer it unto the LORD;
inhabited: and he shall let go the goat in the wilderness. even that man shall be cut off from among his people.
{16:23} And Aaron shall come into the tabernacle of the
congregation, and shall put off the linen garments, which he {17:10} And whatsoever man [there be] of the house of
put on when he went into the holy [place,] and shall leave Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that
them there: {16:24} And he shall wash his flesh with water eateth any manner of blood; I will even set my face against
in the holy place, and put on his garments, and come forth, that soul that eateth blood, and will cut him off from among
and offer his burnt offering, and the burnt offering of the his people. {17:11} For the life of the flesh [is] in the blood:
people, and make an atonement for himself, and for the and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an
people. {16:25} And the fat of the sin offering shall he burn atonement for your souls: for it [is] the blood [that] maketh
upon the altar. {16:26} And he that let go the goat for the an atonement for the soul. {17:12} Therefore I said unto the
scapegoat shall wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in children of Israel, No soul of you shall eat blood, neither
water, and afterward come into the camp. {16:27} And the shall any stranger that sojourneth among you eat blood.
bullock [for] the sin offering, and the goat [for] the sin {17:13} And whatsoever man [there be] of the children of
offering, whose blood was brought in to make atonement in Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, which
the holy [place,] shall [one] carry forth without the camp; hunteth and catcheth any beast or fowl that may be eaten; he
and they shall burn in the fire their skins, and their flesh, shall even pour out the blood thereof, and cover it with dust.
and their dung. {16:28} And he that burneth them shall {17:14} For [it is] the life of all flesh; the blood of it [is] for
wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in water, and afterward the life thereof: therefore I said unto the children of Israel,
he shall come into the camp. Ye shall eat the blood of no manner of flesh: for the life of
all flesh [is] the blood thereof: whosoever eateth it shall be
{16:29} And [this] shall be a statute for ever unto you: cut off. {17:15} And every soul that eateth that which died
[that] in the seventh month, on the tenth [day] of the month, [of itself,] or that which was torn [with beasts, whether it
ye shall afflict your souls, and do no work at all, [whether it be] one of your own country, or a stranger, he shall both
be] one of your own country, or a stranger that sojourneth wash his clothes, and bathe [himself] in water, and be
among you: {16:30} For on that day shall [the priest] make unclean until the even: then shall he be clean. {17:16} But
an atonement for you, to cleanse you, [that] ye may be clean if he wash [them] not, nor bathe his flesh; then he shall bear
from all your sins before the LORD. {16:31} It [shall be] a his iniquity.
sabbath of rest unto you, and ye shall afflict your souls, by a
statute for ever. {16:32} And the priest, whom he shall {18:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {18:2}
anoint, and whom he shall consecrate to minister in the Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, I am
priest’s office in his father’s stead, shall make the the LORD your God. {18:3} After the doings of the land of
atonement, and shall put on the linen clothes, [even] the Egypt, wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do: and after the
holy garments: {16:33} And he shall make an atonement for doings of the land of Canaan, whither I bring you, shall ye
the holy sanctuary, and he shall make an atonement for the not do: neither shall ye walk in their ordinances. {18:4} Ye
tabernacle of the congregation, and for the altar, and he shall do my judgments, and keep mine ordinances, to walk
shall make an atonement for the priests, and for all the therein: I [am] the LORD your God. {18:5} Ye shall
people of the congregation. {16:34} And this shall be an therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments: which if a
everlasting statute unto you, to make an atonement for the man do, he shall live in them: I [am] the LORD.
children of Israel for all their sins once a year. And he did as
the LORD commanded Moses. {18:6} None of you shall approach to any that is near of
kin to him, to uncover [their] nakedness: I [am] the LORD.
{17:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {17:2} {18:7} The nakedness of thy father, or the nakedness of thy
Speak unto Aaron, and unto his sons, and unto all the mother, shalt thou not uncover: she is thy mother; thou shalt
children of Israel, and say unto them; This [is] the thing not uncover her nakedness. {18:8} The nakedness of thy
which the LORD hath commanded, saying, {17:3} What father’s wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy father’s
man soever [there be] of the house of Israel, that killeth an nakedness. {18:9} The nakedness of thy sister, the daughter
ox, or lamb, or goat, in the camp, or that killeth [it] out of of thy father, or daughter of thy mother, [whether she be]
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born at home, or born abroad, [even] their nakedness thou abominable; it shall not be accepted. {19:8} Therefore
shalt not uncover. {18:10} The nakedness of thy son’s [every one] that eateth it shall bear his iniquity, because he
daughter, or of thy daughter’s daughter, [even] their hath profaned the hallowed thing of the LORD: and that
nakedness thou shalt not uncover: for theirs [is] thine own soul shall be cut off from among his people.
nakedness. {18:11} The nakedness of thy father’s wife’s
daughter, begotten of thy father, she [is] thy sister, thou {19:9} And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou
shalt not uncover her nakedness. {18:12} Thou shalt not shalt not wholly reap the corners of thy field, neither shalt
uncover the nakedness of thy father’s sister: she [is] thy thou gather the gleanings of thy harvest. {19:10} And thou
father’s near kinswoman. {18:13} Thou shalt not uncover shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather
the nakedness of thy mother’s sister: for she [is] thy [every] grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the
mother’s near kinswoman. {18:14} Thou shalt not uncover poor and stranger: I [am] the LORD your God.
the nakedness of thy father’s brother, thou shalt not
approach to his wife: she [is] thine aunt. {18:15} Thou shalt {19:11} Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie
not uncover the nakedness of thy daughter in law: she [is] one to another.
thy son’s wife; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.
{18:16} Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy {19:12} And ye shall not swear by my name falsely,
brother’s wife: it [is] thy brother’s nakedness. {18:17} Thou neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I [am] the
shalt not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her LORD.
daughter, neither shalt thou take her son’s daughter, or her
daughter’s daughter, to uncover her nakedness; [for] they {19:13} Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob
[are] her near kinswomen: it [is] wickedness. {18:18} [him:] the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with
Neither shalt thou take a wife to her sister, to vex [her,] to thee all night until the morning.
uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life [time.
]{18:19} Also thou shalt not approach unto a woman to {19:14} Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a
uncover her nakedness, as long as she is put apart for her stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt fear thy God: I
uncleanness. {18:20} Moreover thou shalt not lie carnally [am] the LORD.
with thy neighbour’s wife, to defile thyself with her.
{18:21} And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through {19:15} Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou
[the fire] to Molech, neither shalt thou profane the name of shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the
thy God: I [am] the LORD. {18:22} Thou shalt not lie with person of the mighty: [but] in righteousness shalt thou judge
mankind, as with womankind: it [is] abomination. {18:23} thy neighbour.
Neither shalt thou lie with any beast to defile thyself
therewith: neither shall any woman stand before a beast to {19:16} Thou shalt not go up and down [as] a talebearer
lie down thereto: it [is] confusion. {18:24} Defile not ye among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood
yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations of thy neighbour: I [am] the LORD.
are defiled which I cast out before you: {18:25} And the
land is defiled: therefore I do visit the iniquity thereof upon {19:17} Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart:
it, and the land itself vomiteth out her inhabitants. {18:26} thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer
Ye shall therefore keep my statutes and my judgments, and sin upon him.
shall not commit [any] of these abominations; [neither] any
of your own nation, nor any stranger that sojourneth among {19:18} Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge
you: {18:27} (For all these abominations have the men of against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy
the land done, which [were] before you, and the land is neighbour as thyself: I [am] the LORD.
defiled;) {18:28} That the land spue not you out also, when
ye defile it, as it spued out the nations that [were] before {19:19} Ye shall keep my statutes. Thou shalt not let thy
you. {18:29} For whosoever shall commit any of these cattle gender with a diverse kind: thou shalt not sow thy
abominations, even the souls that commit [them] shall be field with mingled seed: neither shall a garment mingled of
cut off from among their people. {18:30} Therefore shall ye linen and woollen come upon thee.
keep mine ordinance, that [ye] commit not [any one] of
these abominable customs, which were committed before {19:20} And whosoever lieth carnally with a woman, that
you, and that ye defile not yourselves therein: I [am] the [is] a bondmaid, betrothed to an husband, and not at all
LORD your God. redeemed, nor freedom given her; she shall be scourged;
they shall not be put to death, because she was not free.
{19:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {19:2} {19:21} And he shall bring his trespass offering unto the
Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, LORD, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation,
and say unto them, Ye shall be holy: for I the LORD your [even] a ram for a trespass offering. {19:22} And the priest
God [am] holy. shall make an atonement for him with the ram of the
trespass offering before the LORD for his sin which he hath
{19:3} Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, done: and the sin which he hath done shall be forgiven him.
and keep my sabbaths: I [am] the LORD your God.
{19:23} And when ye shall come into the land, and shall
{19:4} Turn ye not unto idols, nor make to yourselves have planted all manner of trees for food, then ye shall
molten gods: I [am] the LORD your God. count the fruit thereof as uncircumcised: three years shall it
be as uncircumcised unto you: it shall not be eaten of.
{19:5} And if ye offer a sacrifice of peace offerings unto {19:24} But in the fourth year all the fruit thereof shall be
the LORD, ye shall offer it at your own will. {19:6} It shall holy to praise the LORD [withal. ]{19:25} And in the fifth
be eaten the same day ye offer it, and on the morrow: and if year shall ye eat of the fruit thereof, that it may yield unto
ought remain until the third day, it shall be burnt in the fire. you the increase thereof: I [am] the LORD your God.
{19:7} And if it be eaten at all on the third day, it [is]
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{19:26} Ye shall not eat [any thing] with the blood: with his father’s wife hath uncovered his father’s
neither shall ye use enchantment, nor observe times. nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their
{19:27} Ye shall not round the corners of your heads, blood [shall be] upon them. {20:12} And if a man lie with
neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard. {19:28} Ye his daughter in law, both of them shall surely be put to
shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor death: they have wrought confusion; their blood [shall be]
print any marks upon you: I [am] the LORD. upon them. {20:13} If a man also lie with mankind, as he
lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an
{19:29} Do not prostitute thy daughter, to cause her to be abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood
a whore; lest the land fall to whoredom, and the land [shall be] upon them. {20:14} And if a man take a wife and
become full of wickedness. her mother, it [is] wickedness: they shall be burnt with fire,
both he and they; that there be no wickedness among you.
{19:30} Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my {20:15} And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put
sanctuary: I [am] the LORD. to death: and ye shall slay the beast. {20:16} And if a
woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, thou
{19:31} Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither shalt kill the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put
seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I [am] the LORD to death; their blood [shall be] upon them. {20:17} And if a
your God. man shall take his sister, his father’s daughter, or his
mother’s daughter, and see her nakedness, and she see his
{19:32} Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and nakedness; it [is] a wicked thing; and they shall be cut off in
honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I [am] the the sight of their people: he hath uncovered his sister’s
LORD. nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity. {20:18} And if a man
shall lie with a woman having her sickness, and shall
{19:33} And if a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, uncover her nakedness; he hath discovered her fountain, and
ye shall not vex him. {19:34} [But] the stranger that she hath uncovered the fountain of her blood: and both of
dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, them shall be cut off from among their people. {20:19} And
and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother’s sister,
the land of Egypt: I [am] the LORD your God. nor of thy father’s sister: for he uncovereth his near kin:
they shall bear their iniquity. {20:20} And if a man shall lie
{19:35} Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in with his uncle’s wife, he hath uncovered his uncle’s
meteyard, in weight, or in measure. {19:36} Just balances, nakedness: they shall bear their sin; they shall die childless.
just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin, shall ye have: I {20:21} And if a man shall take his brother’s wife, it [is] an
[am] the LORD your God, which brought you out of the unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother’s nakedness;
land of Egypt. {19:37} Therefore shall ye observe all my they shall be childless.
statutes, and all my judgments, and do them: I [am] the
LORD. {20:22} Ye shall therefore keep all my statutes, and all
my judgments, and do them: that the land, whither I bring
{20:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {20:2} you to dwell therein, spue you not out. {20:23} And ye shall
Again, thou shalt say to the children of Israel, Whosoever not walk in the manners of the nation, which I cast out
[he be] of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that before you: for they committed all these things, and
sojourn in Israel, that giveth [any] of his seed unto Molech; therefore I abhorred them. {20:24} But I have said unto
he shall surely be put to death: the people of the land shall you, Ye shall inherit their land, and I will give it unto you to
stone him with stones. {20:3} And I will set my face against possess it, a land that floweth with milk and honey: I [am]
that man, and will cut him off from among his people; the LORD your God, which have separated you from
because he hath given of his seed unto Molech, to defile my [other] people. {20:25} Ye shall therefore put difference
sanctuary, and to profane my holy name. {20:4} And if the between clean beasts and unclean, and between unclean
people of the land do any ways hide their eyes from the fowls and clean: and ye shall not make your souls
man, when he giveth of his seed unto Molech, and kill him abominable by beast, or by fowl, or by any manner of living
not: {20:5} Then I will set my face against that man, and thing that creepeth on the ground, which I have separated
against his family, and will cut him off, and all that go a from you as unclean. {20:26} And ye shall be holy unto me:
whoring after him, to commit whoredom with Molech, from for I the LORD [am] holy, and have severed you from
among their people. [other] people, that ye should be mine.

{20:6} And the soul that turneth after such as have {20:27} A man also or woman that hath a familiar spirit,
familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a whoring after or that is a wizard, shall surely be put to death: they shall
them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut stone them with stones: their blood [shall be] upon them.
him off from among his people.
{21:1} And the LORD said unto Moses, Speak unto the
{20:7} Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy: for I priests the sons of Aaron, and say unto them, There shall
[am] the LORD your God. {20:8} And ye shall keep my none be defiled for the dead among his people: {21:2} But
statutes, and do them: I [am] the LORD which sanctify you. for his kin, that is near unto him, [that is,] for his mother,
and for his father, and for his son, and for his daughter, and
{20:9} For every one that curseth his father or his mother for his brother, {21:3} And for his sister a virgin, that is
shall be surely put to death: he hath cursed his father or his nigh unto him, which hath had no husband; for her may he
mother; his blood [shall be] upon him. be defiled. {21:4} [But] he shall not defile himself, [being]
a chief man among his people, to profane himself. {21:5}
{20:10} And the man that committeth adultery with They shall not make baldness upon their head, neither shall
[another] man’s wife, [even he] that committeth adultery they shave off the corner of their beard, nor make any
with his neighbour’s wife, the adulterer and the adulteress cuttings in their flesh. {21:6} They shall be holy unto their
shall surely be put to death. {20:11} And the man that lieth God, and not profane the name of their God: for the
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offerings of the LORD made by fire, [and] the bread of their {22:9} They shall therefore keep mine ordinance, lest they
God, they do offer: therefore they shall be holy. {21:7} bear sin for it, and die therefore, if they profane it: I the
They shall not take a wife [that is] a whore, or profane; LORD do sanctify them. {22:10} There shall no stranger
neither shall they take a woman put away from her husband: eat [of] the holy thing: a sojourner of the priest, or an hired
for he [is] holy unto his God. {21:8} Thou shalt sanctify servant, shall not eat [of] the holy thing. {22:11} But if the
him therefore; for he offereth the bread of thy God: he shall priest buy [any] soul with his money, he shall eat of it, and
be holy unto thee: for I the LORD, which sanctify you, [am] he that is born in his house: they shall eat of his meat.
holy. {22:12} If the priest’s daughter also be [married] unto a
stranger, she may not eat of an offering of the holy things.
{21:9} And the daughter of any priest, if she profane {22:13} But if the priest’s daughter be a widow, or
herself by playing the whore, she profaneth her father: she divorced, and have no child, and is returned unto her
shall be burnt with fire. {21:10} And [he that is] the high father’s house, as in her youth, she shall eat of her father’s
priest among his brethren, upon whose head the anointing meat: but there shall no stranger eat thereof.
oil was poured, and that is consecrated to put on the
garments, shall not uncover his head, nor rend his clothes; {22:14} And if a man eat [of] the holy thing unwittingly,
{21:11} Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile then he shall put the fifth [part] thereof unto it, and shall
himself for his father, or for his mother; {21:12} Neither give [it] unto the priest with the holy thing. {22:15} And
shall he go out of the sanctuary, nor profane the sanctuary they shall not profane the holy things of the children of
of his God; for the crown of the anointing oil of his God [is] Israel, which they offer unto the LORD; {22:16} Or suffer
upon him: I [am] the LORD. {21:13} And he shall take a them to bear the iniquity of trespass, when they eat their
wife in her virginity. {21:14} A widow, or a divorced holy things: for I the LORD do sanctify them.
woman, or profane, [or] an harlot, these shall he not take:
but he shall take a virgin of his own people to wife. {21:15} {22:17} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
Neither shall he profane his seed among his people: for I the {22:18} Speak unto Aaron, and to his sons, and unto all the
LORD do sanctify him. children of Israel, and say unto them, Whatsoever [he be] of
the house of Israel, or of the strangers in Israel, that will
{21:16} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, offer his oblation for all his vows, and for all his freewill
{21:17} Speak unto Aaron, saying, Whosoever [he be] of offerings, which they will offer unto the LORD for a burnt
thy seed in their generations that hath [any] blemish, let him offering; {22:19} [Ye shall offer] at your own will a male
not approach to offer the bread of his God. {21:18} For without blemish, of the beeves, of the sheep, or of the goats.
whatsoever man [he be] that hath a blemish, he shall not {22:20} [But] whatsoever hath a blemish, [that] shall ye not
approach: a blind man, or a lame, or he that hath a flat nose, offer: for it shall not be acceptable for you. {22:21} And
or any thing superfluous, {21:19} Or a man that is whosoever offereth a sacrifice of peace offerings unto the
brokenfooted, or brokenhanded, {21:20} Or crookbackt, or LORD to accomplish [his] vow, or a freewill offering in
a dwarf, or that hath a blemish in his eye, or be scurvy, or beeves or sheep, it shall be perfect to be accepted; there
scabbed, or hath his stones broken; {21:21} No man that shall be no blemish therein. {22:22} Blind, or broken, or
hath a blemish of the seed of Aaron the priest shall come maimed, or having a wen, or scurvy, or scabbed, ye shall
nigh to offer the offerings of the LORD made by fire: he not offer these unto the LORD, nor make an offering by fire
hath a blemish; he shall not come nigh to offer the bread of of them upon the altar unto the LORD. {22:23} Either a
his God. {21:22} He shall eat the bread of his God, [both] bullock or a lamb that hath any thing superfluous or lacking
of the most holy, and of the holy. {21:23} Only he shall not in his parts, that mayest thou offer [for] a freewill offering;
go in unto the vail, nor come nigh unto the altar, because he but for a vow it shall not be accepted. {22:24} Ye shall not
hath a blemish; that he profane not my sanctuaries: for I the offer unto the LORD that which is bruised, or crushed, or
LORD do sanctify them. {21:24} And Moses told [it] unto broken, or cut; neither shall ye make [any offering thereof]
Aaron, and to his sons, and unto all the children of Israel. in your land. {22:25} Neither from a stranger’s hand shall
ye offer the bread of your God of any of these; because their
{22:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {22:2} corruption [is] in them, [and] blemishes [be] in them: they
Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, that they separate shall not be accepted for you.
themselves from the holy things of the children of Israel,
and that they profane not my holy name [in those things] {22:26} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
which they hallow unto me: I [am] the LORD. {22:3} Say {22:27} When a bullock, or a sheep, or a goat, is brought
unto them, Whosoever [he be] of all your seed among your forth, then it shall be seven days under the dam; and from
generations, that goeth unto the holy things, which the the eighth day and thenceforth it shall be accepted for an
children of Israel hallow unto the LORD, having his offering made by fire unto the LORD. {22:28} And
uncleanness upon him, that soul shall be cut off from my [whether it be] cow or ewe, ye shall not kill it and her young
presence: I [am] the LORD. {22:4} What man soever of the both in one day. {22:29} And when ye will offer a sacrifice
seed of Aaron [is] a leper, or hath a running issue; he shall of thanksgiving unto the LORD, offer [it] at your own will.
not eat of the holy things, until he be clean. And whoso {22:30} On the same day it shall be eaten up; ye shall leave
toucheth any thing [that is] unclean [by] the dead, or a man none of it until the morrow: I [am] the LORD. {22:31}
whose seed goeth from him; {22:5} Or whosoever toucheth Therefore shall ye keep my commandments, and do them: I
any creeping thing, whereby he may be made unclean, or a [am] the LORD. {22:32} Neither shall ye profane my holy
man of whom he may take uncleanness, whatsoever name; but I will be hallowed among the children of Israel: I
uncleanness he hath; {22:6} The soul which hath touched [am] the LORD which hallow you, {22:33} That brought
any such shall be unclean until even, and shall not eat of the you out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: I [am] the
holy things, unless he wash his flesh with water. {22:7} LORD.
And when the sun is down, he shall be clean, and shall
afterward eat of the holy things; because it [is] his food. {23:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {23:2}
{22:8} That which dieth of itself, or is torn [with beasts,] he Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them,
shall not eat to defile himself therewith: I [am] the LORD. [Concerning] the feasts of the LORD, which ye shall
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proclaim [to be] holy convocations, [even] these [are] my seventh month, in the first [day] of the month, shall ye have
feasts. {23:3} Six days shall work be done: but the seventh a sabbath, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, an holy
day [is] the sabbath of rest, an holy convocation; ye shall do convocation. {23:25} Ye shall do no servile work [therein:]
no work [therein:] it [is] the sabbath of the LORD in all but ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD.
your dwellings.
{23:26} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
{23:4} These [are] the feasts of the LORD, [even] holy {23:27} Also on the tenth [day] of this seventh month [there
convocations, which ye shall proclaim in their seasons. shall be] a day of atonement: it shall be an holy convocation
{23:5} In the fourteenth [day] of the first month at even [is] unto you; and ye shall afflict your souls, and offer an
the LORD’S passover. {23:6} And on the fifteenth day of offering made by fire unto the LORD. {23:28} And ye shall
the same month [is] the feast of unleavened bread unto the do no work in that same day: for it [is] a day of atonement,
LORD: seven days ye must eat unleavened bread. {23:7} In to make an atonement for you before the LORD your God.
the first day ye shall have an holy convocation: ye shall do {23:29} For whatsoever soul [it be] that shall not be
no servile work therein. {23:8} But ye shall offer an afflicted in that same day, he shall be cut off from among
offering made by fire unto the LORD seven days: in the his people. {23:30} And whatsoever soul [it be] that doeth
seventh day [is] an holy convocation: ye shall do no servile any work in that same day, the same soul will I destroy
work [therein. from among his people. {23:31} Ye shall do no manner of
work: [it shall be] a statute for ever throughout your
]{23:9} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, generations in all your dwellings. {23:32} It [shall be] unto
{23:10} Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto you a sabbath of rest, and ye shall afflict your souls: in the
them, When ye be come into the land which I give unto you, ninth [day] of the month at even, from even unto even, shall
and shall reap the harvest thereof, then ye shall bring a sheaf ye celebrate your sabbath.
of the firstfruits of your harvest unto the priest: {23:11}
And he shall wave the sheaf before the LORD, to be {23:33} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
accepted for you: on the morrow after the sabbath the priest {23:34} Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, The
shall wave it. {23:12} And ye shall offer that day when ye fifteenth day of this seventh month [shall be] the feast of
wave the sheaf an he lamb without blemish of the first year tabernacles [for] seven days unto the LORD. {23:35} On
for a burnt offering unto the LORD. {23:13} And the meat the first day [shall be] an holy convocation: ye shall do no
offering thereof [shall be] two tenth deals of fine flour servile work [therein. ]{23:36} Seven days ye shall offer an
mingled with oil, an offering made by fire unto the LORD offering made by fire unto the LORD: on the eighth day
[for] a sweet savour: and the drink offering thereof [shall shall be an holy convocation unto you; and ye shall offer an
be] of wine, the fourth [part] of an hin. {23:14} And ye offering made by fire unto the LORD: it [is] a solemn
shall eat neither bread, nor parched corn, nor green ears, assembly; [and] ye shall do no servile work [therein.
until the selfsame day that ye have brought an offering unto ]{23:37} These [are] the feasts of the LORD, which ye shall
your God: [it shall be] a statute for ever throughout your proclaim [to be] holy convocations, to offer an offering
generations in all your dwellings. made by fire unto the LORD, a burnt offering, and a meat
offering, a sacrifice, and drink offerings, every thing upon
{23:15} And ye shall count unto you from the morrow his day: {23:38} Beside the sabbaths of the LORD, and
after the sabbath, from the day that ye brought the sheaf of beside your gifts, and beside all your vows, and beside all
the wave offering; seven sabbaths shall be complete: your freewill offerings, which ye give unto the LORD.
{23:16} Even unto the morrow after the seventh sabbath {23:39} Also in the fifteenth day of the seventh month,
shall ye number fifty days; and ye shall offer a new meat when ye have gathered in the fruit of the land, ye shall keep
offering unto the LORD. {23:17} Ye shall bring out of your a feast unto the LORD seven days: on the first day [shall be]
habitations two wave loaves of two tenth deals: they shall a sabbath, and on the eighth day [shall be] a sabbath.
be of fine flour; they shall be baken with leaven; [they are] {23:40} And ye shall take you on the first day the boughs of
the firstfruits unto the LORD. {23:18} And ye shall offer goodly trees, branches of palm trees, and the boughs of
with the bread seven lambs without blemish of the first thick trees, and willows of the brook; and ye shall rejoice
year, and one young bullock, and two rams: they shall be before the LORD your God seven days. {23:41} And ye
[for] a burnt offering unto the LORD, with their meat shall keep it a feast unto the LORD seven days in the year.
offering, and their drink offerings, [even] an offering made [It shall be] a statute for ever in your generations: ye shall
by fire, of sweet savour unto the LORD. {23:19} Then ye celebrate it in the seventh month. {23:42} Ye shall dwell in
shall sacrifice one kid of the goats for a sin offering, and booths seven days; all that are Israelites born shall dwell in
two lambs of the first year for a sacrifice of peace offerings. booths: {23:43} That your generations may know that I
{23:20} And the priest shall wave them with the bread of made the children of Israel to dwell in booths, when I
the first fruits [for] a wave offering before the LORD, with brought them out of the land of Egypt: I [am] the LORD
the two lambs: they shall be holy to the LORD for the your God. {23:44} And Moses declared unto the children of
priest. {23:21} And ye shall proclaim on the selfsame day, Israel the feasts of the LORD.
[that] it may be an holy convocation unto you: ye shall do
no servile work [therein: it shall be] a statute for ever in all {24:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {24:2}
your dwellings throughout your generations. Command the children of Israel, that they bring unto thee
pure oil olive beaten for the light, to cause the lamps to burn
{23:22} And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou continually. {24:3} Without the vail of the testimony, in the
shalt not make clean riddance of the corners of thy field tabernacle of the congregation, shall Aaron order it from the
when thou reapest, neither shalt thou gather any gleaning of evening unto the morning before the LORD continually: [it
thy harvest: thou shalt leave them unto the poor, and to the shall be] a statute for ever in your generations. {24:4} He
stranger: I [am] the LORD your God. shall order the lamps upon the pure candlestick before the
LORD continually.
{23:23} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
{23:24} Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, In the {24:5} And thou shalt take fine flour, and bake twelve
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cakes thereof: two tenth deals shall be in one cake. {24:6} seven sabbaths of years shall be unto thee forty and nine
And thou shalt set them in two rows, six on a row, upon the years. {25:9} Then shalt thou cause the trumpet of the jubile
pure table before the LORD. {24:7} And thou shalt put pure to sound on the tenth [day] of the seventh month, in the day
frankincense upon [each] row, that it may be on the bread of atonement shall ye make the trumpet sound throughout
for a memorial, [even] an offering made by fire unto the all your land. {25:10} And ye shall hallow the fiftieth year,
LORD. {24:8} Every sabbath he shall set it in order before and proclaim liberty throughout [all] the land unto all the
the LORD continually, [being taken] from the children of inhabitants thereof: it shall be a jubile unto you; and ye shall
Israel by an everlasting covenant. {24:9} And it shall be return every man unto his possession, and ye shall return
Aaron’s and his sons’; and they shall eat it in the holy place: every man unto his family. {25:11} A jubile shall that
for it [is] most holy unto him of the offerings of the LORD fiftieth year be unto you: ye shall not sow, neither reap that
made by fire by a perpetual statute. which groweth of itself in it, nor gather [the grapes] in it of
thy vine undressed. {25:12} For it [is] the jubile; it shall be
{24:10} And the son of an Israelitish woman, whose holy unto you: ye shall eat the increase thereof out of the
father [was] an Egyptian, went out among the children of field. {25:13} In the year of this jubile ye shall return every
Israel: and this son of the Israelitish [woman] and a man of man unto his possession. {25:14} And if thou sell [ought]
Israel strove together in the camp; {24:11} And the unto thy neighbour, or buyest ought of thy neighbour’s
Israelitish woman’s son blasphemed the name [of the hand, ye shall not oppress one another: {25:15} According
LORD,] and cursed. And they brought him unto Moses: to the number of years after the jubile thou shalt buy of thy
(and his mother’s name [was] Shelomith, the daughter of neighbour, [and] according unto the number of years of the
Dibri, of the tribe of Dan:) {24:12} And they put him in fruits he shall sell unto thee: {25:16} According to the
ward, that the mind of the LORD might be shewed them. multitude of years thou shalt increase the price thereof, and
{24:13} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {24:14} according to the fewness of years thou shalt diminish the
Bring forth him that hath cursed without the camp; and let price of it: for [according] to the number [of the years] of
all that heard [him] lay their hands upon his head, and let all the fruits doth he sell unto thee. {25:17} Ye shall not
the congregation stone him. {24:15} And thou shalt speak therefore oppress one another; but thou shalt fear thy God:
unto the children of Israel, saying, Whosoever curseth his for I [am] the LORD your God.
God shall bear his sin. {24:16} And he that blasphemeth the
name of the LORD, he shall surely be put to death, [and] all {25:18} Wherefore ye shall do my statutes, and keep my
the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the judgments, and do them; and ye shall dwell in the land in
stranger, as he that is born in the land, when he blasphemeth safety. {25:19} And the land shall yield her fruit, and ye
the name [of the LORD,] shall be put to death. shall eat your fill, and dwell therein in safety. {25:20} And
if ye shall say, What shall we eat the seventh year? behold,
{24:17} And he that killeth any man shall surely be put to we shall not sow, nor gather in our increase: {25:21} Then I
death. {24:18} And he that killeth a beast shall make it will command my blessing upon you in the sixth year, and it
good; beast for beast. {24:19} And if a man cause a blemish shall bring forth fruit for three years. {25:22} And ye shall
in his neighbour; as he hath done, so shall it be done to him; sow the eighth year, and eat [yet] of old fruit until the ninth
{24:20} Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as year; until her fruits come in ye shall eat [of] the old [store.
he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to
him [again. ]{24:21} And he that killeth a beast, he shall ]{25:23} The land shall not be sold for ever: for the land
restore it: and he that killeth a man, he shall be put to death. [is] mine; for ye [are] strangers and sojourners with me.
{24:22} Ye shall have one manner of law, as well for the {25:24} And in all the land of your possession ye shall
stranger, as for one of your own country: for I [am] the grant a redemption for the land.
LORD your God.
{25:25} If thy brother be waxen poor, and hath sold away
{24:23} And Moses spake to the children of Israel, that [some] of his possession, and if any of his kin come to
they should bring forth him that had cursed out of the camp, redeem it, then shall he redeem that which his brother sold.
and stone him with stones. And the children of Israel did as {25:26} And if the man have none to redeem it, and himself
the LORD commanded Moses. be able to redeem it; {25:27} Then let him count the years
of the sale thereof, and restore the overplus unto the man to
{25:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses in mount Sinai, whom he sold it; that he may return unto his possession.
saying, {25:2} Speak unto the children of Israel, and say {25:28} But if he be not able to restore [it] to him, then that
unto them, When ye come into the land which I give you, which is sold shall remain in the hand of him that hath
then shall the land keep a sabbath unto the LORD. {25:3} bought it until the year of jubile: and in the jubile it shall go
Six years thou shalt sow thy field, and six years thou shalt out, and he shall return unto his possession. {25:29} And if
prune thy vineyard, and gather in the fruit thereof; {25:4} a man sell a dwelling house in a walled city, then he may
But in the seventh year shall be a sabbath of rest unto the redeem it within a whole year after it is sold; [within] a full
land, a sabbath for the LORD: thou shalt neither sow thy year may he redeem it. {25:30} And if it be not redeemed
field, nor prune thy vineyard. {25:5} That which groweth of within the space of a full year, then the house that [is] in the
its own accord of thy harvest thou shalt not reap, neither walled city shall be established for ever to him that bought
gather the grapes of thy vine undressed: [for] it is a year of it throughout his generations: it shall not go out in the
rest unto the land. {25:6} And the sabbath of the land shall jubile. {25:31} But the houses of the villages which have no
be meat for you; for thee, and for thy servant, and for thy wall round about them shall be counted as the fields of the
maid, and for thy hired servant, and for thy stranger that country: they may be redeemed, and they shall go out in the
sojourneth with thee, {25:7} And for thy cattle, and for the jubile. {25:32} Notwithstanding the cities of the Levites,
beast that [are] in thy land, shall all the increase thereof be [and] the houses of the cities of their possession, may the
meat. Levites redeem at any time. {25:33} And if a man purchase
of the Levites, then the house that was sold, and the city of
{25:8} And thou shalt number seven sabbaths of years his possession, shall go out in [the year of] jubile: for the
unto thee, seven times seven years; and the space of the houses of the cities of the Levites [are] their possession
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among the children of Israel. {25:34} But the field of the {26:2} Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my
suburbs of their cities may not be sold; for it is their sanctuary: I [am] the LORD.
perpetual possession.
{26:3} If ye walk in my statutes, and keep my
{25:35} And if thy brother be waxen poor, and fallen in commandments, and do them; {26:4} Then I will give you
decay with thee; then thou shalt relieve him: [yea, though he rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase, and
be] a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with thee. the trees of the field shall yield their fruit. {26:5} And your
{25:36} Take thou no usury of him, or increase: but fear thy threshing shall reach unto the vintage, and the vintage shall
God; that thy brother may live with thee. {25:37} Thou reach unto the sowing time: and ye shall eat your bread to
shalt not give him thy money upon usury, nor lend him thy the full, and dwell in your land safely. {26:6} And I will
victuals for increase. {25:38} I [am] the LORD your God, give peace in the land, and ye shall lie down, and none shall
which brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, to give make [you] afraid: and I will rid evil beasts out of the land,
you the land of Canaan, [and] to be your God. neither shall the sword go through your land. {26:7} And ye
shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by
{25:39} And if thy brother [that dwelleth] by thee be the sword. {26:8} And five of you shall chase an hundred,
waxen poor, and be sold unto thee; thou shalt not compel and an hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight: and
him to serve as a bondservant: {25:40} [But] as an hired your enemies shall fall before you by the sword. {26:9} For
servant, [and] as a sojourner, he shall be with thee, [and] I will have respect unto you, and make you fruitful, and
shall serve thee unto the year of jubile: {25:41} And [then] multiply you, and establish my covenant with you. {26:10}
shall he depart from thee, [both] he and his children with And ye shall eat old store, and bring forth the old because of
him, and shall return unto his own family, and unto the the new. {26:11} And I will set my tabernacle among you:
possession of his fathers shall he return. {25:42} For they and my soul shall not abhor you. {26:12} And I will walk
[are] my servants, which I brought forth out of the land of among you, and will be your God, and ye shall be my
Egypt: they shall not be sold as bondmen. {25:43} Thou people. {26:13} I [am] the LORD your God, which brought
shalt not rule over him with rigour; but shalt fear thy God. you forth out of the land of Egypt, that ye should not be
{25:44} Both thy bondmen, and thy bondmaids, which thou their bondmen; and I have broken the bands of your yoke,
shalt have, [shall be] of the heathen that are round about and made you go upright.
you; of them shall ye buy bondmen and bondmaids.
{25:45} Moreover of the children of the strangers that do {26:14} But if ye will not hearken unto me, and will not
sojourn among you, of them shall ye buy, and of their do all these commandments; {26:15} And if ye shall
families that [are] with you, which they begat in your land: despise my statutes, or if your soul abhor my judgments, so
and they shall be your possession. {25:46} And ye shall that ye will not do all my commandments, [but] that ye
take them as an inheritance for your children after you, to break my covenant: {26:16} I also will do this unto you; I
inherit [them for] a possession; they shall be your bondmen will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the
for ever: but over your brethren the children of Israel, ye burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow
shall not rule one over another with rigour. of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your
enemies shall eat it. {26:17} And I will set my face against
{25:47} And if a sojourner or stranger wax rich by thee, you, and ye shall be slain before your enemies: they that
and thy brother [that dwelleth] by him wax poor, and sell hate you shall reign over you; and ye shall flee when none
himself unto the stranger [or] sojourner by thee, or to the pursueth you. {26:18} And if ye will not yet for all this
stock of the stranger’s family: {25:48} After that he is sold hearken unto me, then I will punish you seven times more
he may be redeemed again; one of his brethren may redeem for your sins. {26:19} And I will break the pride of your
him: {25:49} Either his uncle, or his uncle’s son, may power; and I will make your heaven as iron, and your earth
redeem him, or [any] that is nigh of kin unto him of his as brass: {26:20} And your strength shall be spent in vain:
family may redeem him; or if he be able, he may redeem for your land shall not yield her increase, neither shall the
himself. {25:50} And he shall reckon with him that bought trees of the land yield their fruits.
him from the year that he was sold to him unto the year of
jubile: and the price of his sale shall be according unto the {26:21} And if ye walk contrary unto me, and will not
number of years, according to the time of an hired servant hearken unto me; I will bring seven times more plagues
shall it be with him. {25:51} If [there be] yet many years upon you according to your sins. {26:22} I will also send
[behind,] according unto them he shall give again the price wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your
of his redemption out of the money that he was bought for. children, and destroy your cattle, and make you few in
{25:52} And if there remain but few years unto the year of number; and your [high] ways shall be desolate. {26:23}
jubile, then he shall count with him, [and] according unto And if ye will not be reformed by me by these things, but
his years shall he give him again the price of his will walk contrary unto me; {26:24} Then will I also walk
redemption. {25:53} [And] as a yearly hired servant shall contrary unto you, and will punish you yet seven times for
he be with him: [and the other] shall not rule with rigour your sins. {26:25} And I will bring a sword upon you, that
over him in thy sight. {25:54} And if he be not redeemed in shall avenge the quarrel of [my] covenant: and when ye are
these [years,] then he shall go out in the year of jubile, gathered together within your cities, I will send the
[both] he, and his children with him. {25:55} For unto me pestilence among you; and ye shall be delivered into the
the children of Israel [are] servants; they [are] my servants hand of the enemy. {26:26} [And] when I have broken the
whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt: I [am] the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one
LORD your God. oven, and they shall deliver [you] your bread again by
weight: and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied. {26:27} And
{26:1} Ye shall make you no idols nor graven image, if ye will not for all this hearken unto me, but walk contrary
neither rear you up a standing image, neither shall ye set up unto me; {26:28} Then I will walk contrary unto you also in
[any] image of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I fury; and I, even I, will chastise you seven times for your
[am] the LORD your God. sins. {26:29} And ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, and
the flesh of your daughters shall ye eat. {26:30} And I will
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destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and estimation, then he shall present himself before the priest,
cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my and the priest shall value him; according to his ability that
soul shall abhor you. {26:31} And I will make your cities vowed shall the priest value him. {27:9} And if [it be] a
waste, and bring your sanctuaries unto desolation, and I will beast, whereof men bring an offering unto the LORD, all
not smell the savour of your sweet odours. {26:32} And I that [any man] giveth of such unto the LORD shall be holy.
will bring the land into desolation: and your enemies which {27:10} He shall not alter it, nor change it, a good for a bad,
dwell therein shall be astonished at it. {26:33} And I will or a bad for a good: and if he shall at all change beast for
scatter you among the heathen, and will draw out a sword beast, then it and the exchange thereof shall be holy.
after you: and your land shall be desolate, and your cities {27:11} And if [it be] any unclean beast, of which they do
waste. {26:34} Then shall the land enjoy her sabbaths, as not offer a sacrifice unto the LORD, then he shall present
long as it lieth desolate, and ye be in your enemies’ land; the beast before the priest: {27:12} And the priest shall
[even] then shall the land rest, and enjoy her sabbaths. value it, whether it be good or bad: as thou valuest it, [who
{26:35} As long as it lieth desolate it shall rest; because it art] the priest, so shall it be. {27:13} But if he will at all
did not rest in your sabbaths, when ye dwelt upon it. redeem it, then he shall add a fifth [part] thereof unto thy
{26:36} And upon them that are left [alive] of you I will estimation.
send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their
enemies; and the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them; {27:14} And when a man shall sanctify his house [to be]
and they shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; and they shall holy unto the LORD, then the priest shall estimate it,
fall when none pursueth. {26:37} And they shall fall one whether it be good or bad: as the priest shall estimate it, so
upon another, as it were before a sword, when none shall it stand. {27:15} And if he that sanctified it will
pursueth: and ye shall have no power to stand before your redeem his house, then he shall add the fifth [part] of the
enemies. {26:38} And ye shall perish among the heathen, money of thy estimation unto it, and it shall be his. {27:16}
and the land of your enemies shall eat you up. {26:39} And And if a man shall sanctify unto the LORD [some part] of a
they that are left of you shall pine away in their iniquity in field of his possession, then thy estimation shall be
your enemies’ lands; and also in the iniquities of their according to the seed thereof: an homer of barley seed [shall
fathers shall they pine away with them. {26:40} If they shall be valued] at fifty shekels of silver. {27:17} If he sanctify
confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with his field from the year of jubile, according to thy estimation
their trespass which they trespassed against me, and that it shall stand. {27:18} But if he sanctify his field after the
also they have walked contrary unto me; {26:41} And [that] jubile, then the priest shall reckon unto him the money
I also have walked contrary unto them, and have brought according to the years that remain, even unto the year of the
them into the land of their enemies; if then their jubile, and it shall be abated from thy estimation. {27:19}
uncircumcised hearts be humbled, and they then accept of And if he that sanctified the field will in any wise redeem it,
the punishment of their iniquity: {26:42} Then will I then he shall add the fifth [part] of the money of thy
remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant estimation unto it, and it shall be assured to him. {27:20}
with Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham will I And if he will not redeem the field, or if he have sold the
remember; and I will remember the land. {26:43} The land field to another man, it shall not be redeemed any more.
also shall be left of them, and shall enjoy her sabbaths, {27:21} But the field, when it goeth out in the jubile, shall
while she lieth desolate without them: and they shall accept be holy unto the LORD, as a field devoted; the possession
of the punishment of their iniquity: because, even because thereof shall be the priest’s. {27:22} And if [a man] sanctify
they despised my judgments, and because their soul unto the LORD a field which he hath bought, which [is] not
abhorred my statutes. {26:44} And yet for all that, when of the fields of his possession; {27:23} Then the priest shall
they be in the land of their enemies, I will not cast them reckon unto him the worth of thy estimation, [even] unto the
away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and year of the jubile: and he shall give thine estimation in that
to break my covenant with them: for I [am] the LORD their day, [as] a holy thing unto the LORD. {27:24} In the year
God. {26:45} But I will for their sakes remember the of the jubile the field shall return unto him of whom it was
covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the bought, [even] to him to whom the possession of the land
land of Egypt in the sight of the heathen, that I might be [did belong. ]{27:25} And all thy estimations shall be
their God: I [am] the LORD. {26:46} These [are] the according to the shekel of the sanctuary: twenty gerahs shall
statutes and judgments and laws, which the LORD made be the shekel.
between him and the children of Israel in mount Sinai by
the hand of Moses. {27:26} Only the firstling of the beasts, which should be
the LORD’S firstling, no man shall sanctify it; whether [it
{27:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {27:2} be] ox, or sheep: it [is] the LORD’S. {27:27} And if [it be]
Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When of an unclean beast, then he shall redeem it according to
a man shall make a singular vow, the persons [shall be] for thine estimation, and shall add a fifth [part] of it thereto: or
the LORD by thy estimation. {27:3} And thy estimation if it be not redeemed, then it shall be sold according to thy
shall be of the male from twenty years old even unto sixty estimation. {27:28} Notwithstanding no devoted thing, that
years old, even thy estimation shall be fifty shekels of a man shall devote unto the LORD of all that he hath, [both]
silver, after the shekel of the sanctuary. {27:4} And if it [be] of man and beast, and of the field of his possession, shall be
a female, then thy estimation shall be thirty shekels. {27:5} sold or redeemed: every devoted thing [is] most holy unto
And if [it be] from five years old even unto twenty years the LORD. {27:29} None devoted, which shall be devoted
old, then thy estimation shall be of the male twenty shekels, of men, shall be redeemed; [but] shall surely be put to
and for the female ten shekels. {27:6} And if [it be] from a death. {27:30} And all the tithe of the land, [whether] of the
month old even unto five years old, then thy estimation seed of the land, [or] of the fruit of the tree, [is] the
shall be of the male five shekels of silver, and for the female LORD’S: [it is] holy unto the LORD. {27:31} And if a man
thy estimation [shall be] three shekels of silver. {27:7} And will at all redeem [ought] of his tithes, he shall add thereto
if [it be] from sixty years old and above; if [it be] a male, the fifth [part] thereof. {27:32} And concerning the tithe of
then thy estimation shall be fifteen shekels, and for the the herd, or of the flock, [even] of whatsoever passeth under
female ten shekels. {27:8} But if he be poorer than thy the rod, the tenth shall be holy unto the LORD. {27:33} He
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shall not search whether it be good or bad, neither shall he
change it: and if he change it at all, then both it and the
change thereof shall be holy; it shall not be redeemed.
{27:34} These [are] the commandments, which the LORD
commanded Moses for the children of Israel in mount Sinai.
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The Fourth Book of Moses, called Numbers {1:28} Of the children of Issachar, by their generations,
after their families, by the house of their fathers, according
to the number of the names, from twenty years old and
upward, all that were able to go forth to war; {1:29} Those
{1:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness that were numbered of them, [even] of the tribe of Issachar,
of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first [were] fifty and four thousand and four hundred.
[day] of the second month, in the second year after they
were come out of the land of Egypt, saying, {1:2} Take ye {1:30} Of the children of Zebulun, by their generations,
the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according
after their families, by the house of their fathers, with the to the number of the names, from twenty years old and
number of [their] names, every male by their polls; {1:3} upward, all that were able to go forth to war; {1:31} Those
From twenty years old and upward, all that are able to go that were numbered of them, [even] of the tribe of Zebulun,
forth to war in Israel: thou and Aaron shall number them by [were] fifty and seven thousand and four hundred.
their armies. {1:4} And with you there shall be a man of
every tribe; every one head of the house of his fathers. {1:32} Of the children of Joseph, [namely,] of the
children of Ephraim, by their generations, after their
{1:5} And these [are] the names of the men that shall families, by the house of their fathers, according to the
stand with you: of [the tribe of] Reuben; Elizur the son of number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all
Shedeur. {1:6} Of Simeon; Shelumiel the son of that were able to go forth to war; {1:33} Those that were
Zurishaddai. {1:7} Of Judah; Nahshon the son of numbered of them, [even] of the tribe of Ephraim, [were]
Amminadab. {1:8} Of Issachar; Nethaneel the son of Zuar. forty thousand and five hundred.
{1:9} Of Zebulun; Eliab the son of Helon. {1:10} Of the
children of Joseph: of Ephraim; Elishama the son of {1:34} Of the children of Manasseh, by their generations,
Ammihud: of Manasseh; Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur. after their families, by the house of their fathers, according
{1:11} Of Benjamin; Abidan the son of Gideoni. {1:12} Of to the number of the names, from twenty years old and
Dan; Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai. {1:13} Of Asher; upward, all that were able to go forth to war; {1:35} Those
Pagiel the son of Ocran. {1:14} Of Gad; Eliasaph the son of that were numbered of them, [even] of the tribe of
Deuel. {1:15} Of Naphtali; Ahira the son of Enan. {1:16} Manasseh, [were] thirty and two thousand and two hundred.
These [were] the renowned of the congregation, princes of
the tribes of their fathers, heads of thousands in Israel. {1:36} Of the children of Benjamin, by their generations,
after their families, by the house of their fathers, according
{1:17} And Moses and Aaron took these men which are to the number of the names, from twenty years old and
expressed by [their] names: {1:18} And they assembled all upward, all that were able to go forth to war; {1:37} Those
the congregation together on the first [day] of the second that were numbered of them, [even] of the tribe of
month, and they declared their pedigrees after their families, Benjamin, [were] thirty and five thousand and four hundred.
by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the
names, from twenty years old and upward, by their polls. {1:38} Of the children of Dan, by their generations, after
{1:19} As the LORD commanded Moses, so he numbered their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the
them in the wilderness of Sinai. {1:20} And the children of number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all
Reuben, Israel’s eldest son, by their generations, after their that were able to go forth to war; {1:39} Those that were
families, by the house of their fathers, according to the numbered of them, [even] of the tribe of Dan, [were]
number of the names, by their polls, every male from threescore and two thousand and seven hundred.
twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth
to war; {1:21} Those that were numbered of them, [even] of {1:40} Of the children of Asher, by their generations,
the tribe of Reuben, [were] forty and six thousand and five after their families, by the house of their fathers, according
hundred. to the number of the names, from twenty years old and
upward, all that were able to go forth to war; {1:41} Those
{1:22} Of the children of Simeon, by their generations, that were numbered of them, [even] of the tribe of Asher,
after their families, by the house of their fathers, those that [were] forty and one thousand and five hundred.
were numbered of them, according to the number of the
names, by their polls, every male from twenty years old and {1:42} Of the children of Naphtali, throughout their
upward, all that were able to go forth to war; {1:23} Those generations, after their families, by the house of their
that were numbered of them, [even] of the tribe of Simeon, fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty
[were] fifty and nine thousand and three hundred. years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;
{1:43} Those that were numbered of them, [even] of the
{1:24} Of the children of Gad, by their generations, after tribe of Naphtali, [were] fifty and three thousand and four
their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the hundred. {1:44} These [are] those that were numbered,
number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all which Moses and Aaron numbered, and the princes of
that were able to go forth to war; {1:25} Those that were Israel, [being] twelve men: each one was for the house of
numbered of them, [even] of the tribe of Gad, [were] forty his fathers. {1:45} So were all those that were numbered of
and five thousand six hundred and fifty. the children of Israel, by the house of their fathers, from
twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth
{1:26} Of the children of Judah, by their generations, to war in Israel; {1:46} Even all they that were numbered
after their families, by the house of their fathers, according were six hundred thousand and three thousand and five
to the number of the names, from twenty years old and hundred and fifty.
upward, all that were able to go forth to war; {1:27} Those
that were numbered of them, [even] of the tribe of Judah, {1:47} But the Levites after the tribe of their fathers were
[were] threescore and fourteen thousand and six hundred. not numbered among them. {1:48} For the LORD had
spoken unto Moses, saying, {1:49} Only thou shalt not
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number the tribe of Levi, neither take the sum of them numbered of them, [were] forty thousand and five hundred.
among the children of Israel: {1:50} But thou shalt appoint {2:20} And by him [shall be] the tribe of Manasseh: and the
the Levites over the tabernacle of testimony, and over all captain of the children of Manasseh [shall be] Gamaliel the
the vessels thereof, and over all things that [belong] to it: son of Pedahzur. {2:21} And his host, and those that were
they shall bear the tabernacle, and all the vessels thereof; numbered of them, [were] thirty and two thousand and two
and they shall minister unto it, and shall encamp round hundred. {2:22} Then the tribe of Benjamin: and the captain
about the tabernacle. {1:51} And when the tabernacle of the sons of Benjamin [shall be] Abidan the son of
setteth forward, the Levites shall take it down: and when the Gideoni. {2:23} And his host, and those that were
tabernacle is to be pitched, the Levites shall set it up: and numbered of them, [were] thirty and five thousand and four
the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to death. {1:52} hundred. {2:24} All that were numbered of the camp of
And the children of Israel shall pitch their tents, every man Ephraim [were] an hundred thousand and eight thousand
by his own camp, and every man by his own standard, and an hundred, throughout their armies. And they shall go
throughout their hosts. {1:53} But the Levites shall pitch forward in the third rank.
round about the tabernacle of testimony, that there be no
wrath upon the congregation of the children of Israel: and {2:25} The standard of the camp of Dan [shall be] on the
the Levites shall keep the charge of the tabernacle of north side by their armies: and the captain of the children of
testimony. {1:54} And the children of Israel did according Dan [shall be] Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai. {2:26}
to all that the LORD commanded Moses, so did they. And his host, and those that were numbered of them, [were]
threescore and two thousand and seven hundred. {2:27}
{2:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, And those that encamp by him [shall be] the tribe of Asher:
saying, {2:2} Every man of the children of Israel shall pitch and the captain of the children of Asher [shall be] Pagiel the
by his own standard, with the ensign of their father’s house: son of Ocran. {2:28} And his host, and those that were
far off about the tabernacle of the congregation shall they numbered of them, [were] forty and one thousand and five
pitch. {2:3} And on the east side toward the rising of the hundred.
sun shall they of the standard of the camp of Judah pitch
throughout their armies: and Nahshon the son of {2:29} Then the tribe of Naphtali: and the captain of the
Amminadab [shall be] captain of the children of Judah. children of Naphtali [shall be] Ahira the son of Enan.
{2:4} And his host, and those that were numbered of them, {2:30} And his host, and those that were numbered of them,
[were] threescore and fourteen thousand and six hundred. [were] fifty and three thousand and four hundred. {2:31}
{2:5} And those that do pitch next unto him [shall be] the All they that were numbered in the camp of Dan [were] an
tribe of Issachar: and Nethaneel the son of Zuar [shall be] hundred thousand and fifty and seven thousand and six
captain of the children of Issachar. {2:6} And his host, and hundred. They shall go hindmost with their standards.
those that were numbered thereof, [were] fifty and four
thousand and four hundred. {2:7} [Then] the tribe of {2:32} These [are] those which were numbered of the
Zebulun: and Eliab the son of Helon [shall be] captain of children of Israel by the house of their fathers: all those that
the children of Zebulun. {2:8} And his host, and those that were numbered of the camps throughout their hosts [were]
were numbered thereof, [were] fifty and seven thousand and six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred
four hundred. {2:9} All that were numbered in the camp of and fifty. {2:33} But the Levites were not numbered among
Judah [were] an hundred thousand and fourscore thousand the children of Israel; as the LORD commanded Moses.
and six thousand and four hundred, throughout their armies. {2:34} And the children of Israel did according to all that
These shall first set forth. the LORD commanded Moses: so they pitched by their
standards, and so they set forward, every one after their
{2:10} On the south side [shall be] the standard of the families, according to the house of their fathers.
camp of Reuben according to their armies: and the captain
of the children of Reuben [shall be] Elizur the son of {3:1} These also [are] the generations of Aaron and
Shedeur. {2:11} And his host, and those that were Moses in the day [that] the LORD spake with Moses in
numbered thereof, [were] forty and six thousand and five mount Sinai. {3:2} And these [are] the names of the sons of
hundred. {2:12} And those which pitch by him [shall be] Aaron; Nadab the firstborn, and Abihu, Eleazar, and
the tribe of Simeon: and the captain of the children of Ithamar. {3:3} These [are] the names of the sons of Aaron,
Simeon [shall be] Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai. {2:13} the priests which were anointed, whom he consecrated to
And his host, and those that were numbered of them, [were] minister in the priest’s office. {3:4} And Nadab and Abihu
fifty and nine thousand and three hundred. {2:14} Then the died before the LORD, when they offered strange fire
tribe of Gad: and the captain of the sons of Gad [shall be] before the LORD, in the wilderness of Sinai, and they had
Eliasaph the son of Reuel. {2:15} And his host, and those no children: and Eleazar and Ithamar ministered in the
that were numbered of them, [were] forty and five thousand priest’s office in the sight of Aaron their father.
and six hundred and fifty. {2:16} All that were numbered in
the camp of Reuben [were] an hundred thousand and fifty {3:5} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {3:6}
and one thousand and four hundred and fifty, throughout Bring the tribe of Levi near, and present them before Aaron
their armies. And they shall set forth in the second rank. the priest, that they may minister unto him. {3:7} And they
shall keep his charge, and the charge of the whole
{2:17} Then the tabernacle of the congregation shall set congregation before the tabernacle of the congregation, to
forward with the camp of the Levites in the midst of the do the service of the tabernacle. {3:8} And they shall keep
camp: as they encamp, so shall they set forward, every man all the instruments of the tabernacle of the congregation,
in his place by their standards. and the charge of the children of Israel, to do the service of
the tabernacle. {3:9} And thou shalt give the Levites unto
{2:18} On the west side [shall be] the standard of the Aaron and to his sons: they [are] wholly given unto him out
camp of Ephraim according to their armies: and the captain of the children of Israel. {3:10} And thou shalt appoint
of the sons of Ephraim [shall be] Elishama the son of Aaron and his sons, and they shall wait on their priest’s
Ammihud. {2:19} And his host, and those that were office: and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to
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death. {3:11} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, their cords.
{3:12} And I, behold, I have taken the Levites from among
the children of Israel instead of all the firstborn that openeth {3:38} But those that encamp before the tabernacle
the matrix among the children of Israel: therefore the toward the east, [even] before the tabernacle of the
Levites shall be mine; {3:13} Because all the firstborn [are] congregation eastward, [shall be] Moses, and Aaron and his
mine; [for] on the day that I smote all the firstborn in the sons, keeping the charge of the sanctuary for the charge of
land of Egypt I hallowed unto me all the firstborn in Israel, the children of Israel; and the stranger that cometh nigh
both man and beast: mine shall they be: I [am] the LORD. shall be put to death. {3:39} All that were numbered of the
Levites, which Moses and Aaron numbered at the
{3:14} And the LORD spake unto Moses in the commandment of the LORD, throughout their families, all
wilderness of Sinai, saying, {3:15} Number the children of the males from a month old and upward, [were] twenty and
Levi after the house of their fathers, by their families: every two thousand.
male from a month old and upward shalt thou number them.
{3:16} And Moses numbered them according to the word of {3:40} And the LORD said unto Moses, Number all the
the LORD, as he was commanded. {3:17} And these were firstborn of the males of the children of Israel from a month
the sons of Levi by their names; Gershon, and Kohath, and old and upward, and take the number of their names. {3:41}
Merari. {3:18} And these [are] the names of the sons of And thou shalt take the Levites for me (I [am] the LORD)
Gershon by their families; Libni, and Shimei. {3:19} And instead of all the firstborn among the children of Israel; and
the sons of Kohath by their families; Amram, and Izehar, the cattle of the Levites instead of all the firstlings among
Hebron, and Uzziel. {3:20} And the sons of Merari by their the cattle of the children of Israel. {3:42} And Moses
families; Mahli, and Mushi. These [are] the families of the numbered, as the LORD commanded him, all the firstborn
Levites according to the house of their fathers. {3:21} Of among the children of Israel. {3:43} And all the firstborn
Gershon [was] the family of the Libnites, and the family of males by the number of names, from a month old and
the Shimites: these [are] the families of the Gershonites. upward, of those that were numbered of them, were twenty
{3:22} Those that were numbered of them, according to the and two thousand two hundred and threescore and thirteen.
number of all the males, from a month old and upward,
[even] those that were numbered of them [were] seven {3:44} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {3:45}
thousand and five hundred. {3:23} The families of the Take the Levites instead of all the firstborn among the
Gershonites shall pitch behind the tabernacle westward. children of Israel, and the cattle of the Levites instead of
{3:24} And the chief of the house of the father of the their cattle; and the Levites shall be mine: I [am] the LORD.
Gershonites [shall be] Eliasaph the son of Lael. {3:25} And {3:46} And for those that are to be redeemed of the two
the charge of the sons of Gershon in the tabernacle of the hundred and threescore and thirteen of the firstborn of the
congregation [shall be] the tabernacle, and the tent, the children of Israel, which are more than the Levites; {3:47}
covering thereof, and the hanging for the door of the Thou shalt even take five shekels apiece by the poll, after
tabernacle of the congregation, {3:26} And the hangings of the shekel of the sanctuary shalt thou take [them:] (the
the court, and the curtain for the door of the court, which shekel [is] twenty gerahs:) {3:48} And thou shalt give the
[is] by the tabernacle, and by the altar round about, and the money, wherewith the odd number of them is to be
cords of it for all the service thereof. redeemed, unto Aaron and to his sons. {3:49} And Moses
took the redemption money of them that were over and
{3:27} And of Kohath [was] the family of the Amramites, above them that were redeemed by the Levites: {3:50} Of
and the family of the Izeharites, and the family of the the firstborn of the children of Israel took he the money; a
Hebronites, and the family of the Uzzielites: these [are] the thousand three hundred and threescore and five [shekels,]
families of the Kohathites. {3:28} In the number of all the after the shekel of the sanctuary: {3:51} And Moses gave
males, from a month old and upward, [were] eight thousand the money of them that were redeemed unto Aaron and to
and six hundred, keeping the charge of the sanctuary. his sons, according to the word of the LORD, as the LORD
{3:29} The families of the sons of Kohath shall pitch on the commanded Moses.
side of the tabernacle southward. {3:30} And the chief of
the house of the father of the families of the Kohathites {4:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron,
[shall be] Elizaphan the son of Uzziel. {3:31} And their saying, {4:2} Take the sum of the sons of Kohath from
charge [shall be] the ark, and the table, and the candlestick, among the sons of Levi, after their families, by the house of
and the altars, and the vessels of the sanctuary wherewith their fathers, {4:3} From thirty years old and upward even
they minister, and the hanging, and all the service thereof. until fifty years old, all that enter into the host, to do the
{3:32} And Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest [shall be] work in the tabernacle of the congregation. {4:4} This [shall
chief over the chief of the Levites, [and have] the oversight be] the service of the sons of Kohath in the tabernacle of the
of them that keep the charge of the sanctuary. congregation, [about] the most holy things:

{3:33} Of Merari [was] the family of the Mahlites, and {4:5} And when the camp setteth forward, Aaron shall
the family of the Mushites: these [are] the families of come, and his sons, and they shall take down the covering
Merari. {3:34} And those that were numbered of them, vail, and cover the ark of testimony with it: {4:6} And shall
according to the number of all the males, from a month old put thereon the covering of badgers’ skins, and shall spread
and upward, [were] six thousand and two hundred. {3:35} over [it] a cloth wholly of blue, and shall put in the staves
And the chief of the house of the father of the families of thereof. {4:7} And upon the table of shewbread they shall
Merari [was] Zuriel the son of Abihail: [these] shall pitch on spread a cloth of blue, and put thereon the dishes, and the
the side of the tabernacle northward. {3:36} And [under] spoons, and the bowls, and covers to cover withal: and the
the custody and charge of the sons of Merari [shall be] the continual bread shall be thereon: {4:8} And they shall
boards of the tabernacle, and the bars thereof, and the pillars spread upon them a cloth of scarlet, and cover the same with
thereof, and the sockets thereof, and all the vessels thereof, a covering of badgers’ skins, and shall put in the staves
and all that serveth thereto, {3:37} And the pillars of the thereof. {4:9} And they shall take a cloth of blue, and cover
court round about, and their sockets, and their pins, and the candlestick of the light, and his lamps, and his tongs,
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and his snuffdishes, and all the oil vessels thereof, congregation; the boards of the tabernacle, and the bars
wherewith they minister unto it: {4:10} And they shall put thereof, and the pillars thereof, and sockets thereof, {4:32}
it and all the vessels thereof within a covering of badgers’ And the pillars of the court round about, and their sockets,
skins, and shall put [it] upon a bar. {4:11} And upon the and their pins, and their cords, with all their instruments,
golden altar they shall spread a cloth of blue, and cover it and with all their service: and by name ye shall reckon the
with a covering of badgers’ skins, and shall put to the staves instruments of the charge of their burden. {4:33} This [is]
thereof: {4:12} And they shall take all the instruments of the service of the families of the sons of Merari, according
ministry, wherewith they minister in the sanctuary, and put to all their service, in the tabernacle of the congregation,
[them] in a cloth of blue, and cover them with a covering of under the hand of Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest.
badgers’ skins, and shall put [them] on a bar: {4:13} And
they shall take away the ashes from the altar, and spread a {4:34} And Moses and Aaron and the chief of the
purple cloth thereon: {4:14} And they shall put upon it all congregation numbered the sons of the Kohathites after
the vessels thereof, wherewith they minister about it, [even] their families, and after the house of their fathers, {4:35}
the censers, the fleshhooks, and the shovels, and the basons, From thirty years old and upward even unto fifty years old,
all the vessels of the altar; and they shall spread upon it a every one that entereth into the service, for the work in the
covering of badgers skins, and put to the staves of it. {4:15} tabernacle of the congregation: {4:36} And those that were
And when Aaron and his sons have made an end of numbered of them by their families were two thousand
covering the sanctuary, and all the vessels of the sanctuary, seven hundred and fifty. {4:37} These [were] they that were
as the camp is to set forward; after that, the sons of Kohath numbered of the families of the Kohathites, all that might
shall come to bear [it:] but they shall not touch [any] holy do service in the tabernacle of the congregation, which
thing, lest they die. These [things are] the burden of the sons Moses and Aaron did number according to the
of Kohath in the tabernacle of the congregation. commandment of the LORD by the hand of Moses. {4:38}
And those that were numbered of the sons of Gershon,
{4:16} And to the office of Eleazar the son of Aaron the throughout their families, and by the house of their fathers,
priest [pertaineth] the oil for the light, and the sweet {4:39} From thirty years old and upward even unto fifty
incense, and the daily meat offering, and the anointing oil, years old, every one that entereth into the service, for the
[and] the oversight of all the tabernacle, and of all that work in the tabernacle of the congregation, {4:40} Even
therein [is,] in the sanctuary, and in the vessels thereof. those that were numbered of them, throughout their
families, by the house of their fathers, were two thousand
{4:17} And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, and six hundred and thirty. {4:41} These [are] they that
saying, {4:18} Cut ye not off the tribe of the families of the were numbered of the families of the sons of Gershon, of all
Kohathites from among the Levites: {4:19} But thus do that might do service in the tabernacle of the congregation,
unto them, that they may live, and not die, when they whom Moses and Aaron did number according to the
approach unto the most holy things: Aaron and his sons commandment of the LORD.
shall go in, and appoint them every one to his service and to
his burden: {4:20} But they shall not go in to see when the {4:42} And those that were numbered of the families of
holy things are covered, lest they die. the sons of Merari, throughout their families, by the house
of their fathers, {4:43} From thirty years old and upward
{4:21} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {4:22} even unto fifty years old, every one that entereth into the
Take also the sum of the sons of Gershon, throughout the service, for the work in the tabernacle of the congregation,
houses of their fathers, by their families; {4:23} From thirty {4:44} Even those that were numbered of them after their
years old and upward until fifty years old shalt thou number families, were three thousand and two hundred. {4:45}
them; all that enter in to perform the service, to do the work These [be] those that were numbered of the families of the
in the tabernacle of the congregation. {4:24} This [is] the sons of Merari, whom Moses and Aaron numbered
service of the families of the Gershonites, to serve, and for according to the word of the LORD by the hand of Moses.
burdens: {4:25} And they shall bear the curtains of the {4:46} All those that were numbered of the Levites, whom
tabernacle, and the tabernacle of the congregation, his Moses and Aaron and the chief of Israel numbered, after
covering, and the covering of the badgers’ skins that [is] their families, and after the house of their fathers, {4:47}
above upon it, and the hanging for the door of the tabernacle From thirty years old and upward even unto fifty years old,
of the congregation, {4:26} And the hangings of the court, every one that came to do the service of the ministry, and
and the hanging for the door of the gate of the court, which the service of the burden in the tabernacle of the
[is] by the tabernacle and by the altar round about, and their congregation, {4:48} Even those that were numbered of
cords, and all the instruments of their service, and all that is them, were eight thousand and five hundred and fourscore.
made for them: so shall they serve. {4:27} At the {4:49} According to the commandment of the LORD they
appointment of Aaron and his sons shall be all the service of were numbered by the hand of Moses, every one according
the sons of the Gershonites, in all their burdens, and in all to his service, and according to his burden: thus were they
their service: and ye shall appoint unto them in charge all numbered of him, as the LORD commanded Moses.
their burdens. {4:28} This is the service of the families of
the sons of Gershon in the tabernacle of the congregation: {5:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {5:2}
and their charge [shall be] under the hand of Ithamar the son Command the children of Israel, that they put out of the
of Aaron the priest. camp every leper, and every one that hath an issue, and
whosoever is defiled by the dead: {5:3} Both male and
{4:29} As for the sons of Merari, thou shalt number them female shall ye put out, without the camp shall ye put them;
after their families, by the house of their fathers; {4:30} that they defile not their camps, in the midst whereof I
From thirty years old and upward even unto fifty years old dwell. {5:4} And the children of Israel did so, and put them
shalt thou number them, every one that entereth into the out without the camp: as the LORD spake unto Moses, so
service, to do the work of the tabernacle of the did the children of Israel.
congregation. {4:31} And this [is] the charge of their
burden, according to all their service in the tabernacle of the {5:5} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {5:6}
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Speak unto the children of Israel, When a man or woman her people. {5:28} And if the woman be not defiled, but be
shall commit any sin that men commit, to do a trespass clean; then she shall be free, and shall conceive seed.
against the LORD, and that person be guilty; {5:7} Then {5:29} This [is] the law of jealousies, when a wife goeth
they shall confess their sin which they have done: and he aside [to another] instead of her husband, and is defiled;
shall recompense his trespass with the principal thereof, and {5:30} Or when the spirit of jealousy cometh upon him, and
add unto it the fifth [part] thereof, and give [it] unto [him] he be jealous over his wife, and shall set the woman before
against whom he hath trespassed. {5:8} But if the man have the LORD, and the priest shall execute upon her all this law.
no kinsman to recompense the trespass unto, let the trespass {5:31} Then shall the man be guiltless from iniquity, and
be recompensed unto the LORD, [even] to the priest; beside this woman shall bear her iniquity.
the ram of the atonement, whereby an atonement shall be
made for him. {5:9} And every offering of all the holy {6:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {6:2}
things of the children of Israel, which they bring unto the Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When
priest, shall be his. {5:10} And every man’s hallowed things either man or woman shall separate [themselves] to vow a
shall be his: whatsoever any man giveth the priest, it shall vow of a Nazarite, to separate [themselves] unto the LORD:
be his. {6:3} He shall separate [himself] from wine and strong
drink, and shall drink no vinegar of wine, or vinegar of
{5:11} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {5:12} strong drink, neither shall he drink any liquor of grapes, nor
Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, If any eat moist grapes, or dried. {6:4} All the days of his
man’s wife go aside, and commit a trespass against him, separation shall he eat nothing that is made of the vine tree,
{5:13} And a man lie with her carnally, and it be hid from from the kernels even to the husk. {6:5} All the days of the
the eyes of her husband, and be kept close, and she be vow of his separation there shall no razor come upon his
defiled, and [there be] no witness against her, neither she be head: until the days be fulfilled, in the which he separateth
taken [with the manner; ]{5:14} And the spirit of jealousy [himself] unto the LORD, he shall be holy, [and] shall let
come upon him, and he be jealous of his wife, and she be the locks of the hair of his head grow. {6:6} All the days
defiled: or if the spirit of jealousy come upon him, and he that he separateth [himself] unto the LORD he shall come at
be jealous of his wife, and she be not defiled: {5:15} Then no dead body. {6:7} He shall not make himself unclean for
shall the man bring his wife unto the priest, and he shall his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister,
bring her offering for her, the tenth [part] of an ephah of when they die: because the consecration of his God [is]
barley meal; he shall pour no oil upon it, nor put upon his head. {6:8} All the days of his separation he [is]
frankincense thereon; for it [is] an offering of jealousy, an holy unto the LORD. {6:9} And if any man die very
offering of memorial, bringing iniquity to remembrance. suddenly by him, and he hath defiled the head of his
{5:16} And the priest shall bring her near, and set her consecration; then he shall shave his head in the day of his
before the LORD: {5:17} And the priest shall take holy cleansing, on the seventh day shall he shave it. {6:10} And
water in an earthen vessel; and of the dust that is in the floor on the eighth day he shall bring two turtles, or two young
of the tabernacle the priest shall take, and put [it] into the pigeons, to the priest, to the door of the tabernacle of the
water: {5:18} And the priest shall set the woman before the congregation: {6:11} And the priest shall offer the one for a
LORD, and uncover the woman’s head, and put the offering sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering, and make an
of memorial in her hands, which [is] the jealousy offering: atonement for him, for that he sinned by the dead, and shall
and the priest shall have in his hand the bitter water that hallow his head that same day. {6:12} And he shall
causeth the curse: {5:19} And the priest shall charge her by consecrate unto the LORD the days of his separation, and
an oath, and say unto the woman, If no man have lain with shall bring a lamb of the first year for a trespass offering:
thee, and if thou hast not gone aside to uncleanness [with but the days that were before shall be lost, because his
another] instead of thy husband, be thou free from this bitter separation was defiled.
water that causeth the curse: {5:20} But if thou hast gone
aside [to another] instead of thy husband, and if thou be {6:13} And this [is] the law of the Nazarite, when the
defiled, and some man have lain with thee beside thine days of his separation are fulfilled: he shall be brought unto
husband: {5:21} Then the priest shall charge the woman the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: {6:14} And
with an oath of cursing, and the priest shall say unto the he shall offer his offering unto the LORD, one he lamb of
woman, The LORD make thee a curse and an oath among the first year without blemish for a burnt offering, and one
thy people, when the LORD doth make thy thigh to rot, and ewe lamb of the first year without blemish for a sin offering,
thy belly to swell; {5:22} And this water that causeth the and one ram without blemish for peace offerings, {6:15}
curse shall go into thy bowels, to make [thy] belly to swell, And a basket of unleavened bread, cakes of fine flour
and [thy] thigh to rot: And the woman shall say, Amen, mingled with oil, and wafers of unleavened bread anointed
amen. {5:23} And the priest shall write these curses in a with oil, and their meat offering, and their drink offerings.
book, and he shall blot [them] out with the bitter water: {6:16} And the priest shall bring [them] before the LORD,
{5:24} And he shall cause the woman to drink the bitter and shall offer his sin offering, and his burnt offering:
water that causeth the curse: and the water that causeth the {6:17} And he shall offer the ram [for] a sacrifice of peace
curse shall enter into her, [and become] bitter. {5:25} Then offerings unto the LORD, with the basket of unleavened
the priest shall take the jealousy offering out of the bread: the priest shall offer also his meat offering, and his
woman’s hand, and shall wave the offering before the drink offering. {6:18} And the Nazarite shall shave the head
LORD, and offer it upon the altar: {5:26} And the priest of his separation [at] the door of the tabernacle of the
shall take an handful of the offering, [even] the memorial congregation, and shall take the hair of the head of his
thereof, and burn [it] upon the altar, and afterward shall separation, and put [it] in the fire which [is] under the
cause the woman to drink the water. {5:27} And when he sacrifice of the peace offerings. {6:19} And the priest shall
hath made her to drink the water, then it shall come to pass, take the sodden shoulder of the ram, and one unleavened
[that,] if she be defiled, and have done trespass against her cake out of the basket, and one unleavened wafer, and shall
husband, that the water that causeth the curse shall enter put [them] upon the hands of the Nazarite, after [the hair of]
into her, [and become] bitter, and her belly shall swell, and his separation is shaven: {6:20} And the priest shall wave
her thigh shall rot: and the woman shall be a curse among them [for] a wave offering before the LORD: this [is] holy
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for the priest, with the wave breast and heave shoulder: and offering: {7:23} And for a sacrifice of peace offerings, two
after that the Nazarite may drink wine. {6:21} This [is] the oxen, five rams, five he goats, five lambs of the first year:
law of the Nazarite who hath vowed, [and of] his offering this [was] the offering of Nethaneel the son of Zuar.
unto the LORD for his separation, beside that [that] his
hand shall get: according to the vow which he vowed, so he {7:24} On the third day Eliab the son of Helon, prince of
must do after the law of his separation. the children of Zebulun, [did offer: ]{7:25} His offering
[was] one silver charger, the weight whereof [was] an
{6:22} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {6:23} hundred and thirty [shekels,] one silver bowl of seventy
Speak unto Aaron and unto his sons, saying, On this wise ye shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; both of them full
shall bless the children of Israel, saying unto them, {6:24} of fine flour mingled with oil for a meat offering: {7:26}
The LORD bless thee, and keep thee: {6:25} The LORD One golden spoon of ten [shekels,] full of incense: {7:27}
make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: One young bullock, one ram, one lamb of the first year, for
{6:26} The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and a burnt offering: {7:28} One kid of the goats for a sin
give thee peace. {6:27} And they shall put my name upon offering: {7:29} And for a sacrifice of peace offerings, two
the children of Israel; and I will bless them. oxen, five rams, five he goats, five lambs of the first year:
this [was] the offering of Eliab the son of Helon.
{7:1} And it came to pass on the day that Moses had fully
set up the tabernacle, and had anointed it, and sanctified it, {7:30} On the fourth day Elizur the son of Shedeur,
and all the instruments thereof, both the altar and all the prince of the children of Reuben, [did offer: ]{7:31} His
vessels thereof, and had anointed them, and sanctified them; offering [was] one silver charger of the weight of an
{7:2} That the princes of Israel, heads of the house of their hundred and thirty [shekels,] one silver bowl of seventy
fathers, who [were] the princes of the tribes, and were over shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; both of them full
them that were numbered, offered: {7:3} And they brought of fine flour mingled with oil for a meat offering: {7:32}
their offering before the LORD, six covered wagons, and One golden spoon of ten [shekels,] full of incense: {7:33}
twelve oxen; a wagon for two of the princes, and for each One young bullock, one ram, one lamb of the first year, for
one an ox: and they brought them before the tabernacle. a burnt offering: {7:34} One kid of the goats for a sin
{7:4} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {7:5} Take offering: {7:35} And for a sacrifice of peace offerings, two
[it] of them, that they may be to do the service of the oxen, five rams, five he goats, five lambs of the first year:
tabernacle of the congregation; and thou shalt give them this [was] the offering of Elizur the son of Shedeur.
unto the Levites, to every man according to his service.
{7:6} And Moses took the wagons and the oxen, and gave {7:36} On the fifth day Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai,
them unto the Levites. {7:7} Two wagons and four oxen he prince of the children of Simeon, [did offer: ]{7:37} His
gave unto the sons of Gershon, according to their service: offering [was] one silver charger, the weight whereof [was]
{7:8} And four wagons and eight oxen he gave unto the an hundred and thirty [shekels,] one silver bowl of seventy
sons of Merari, according unto their service, under the hand shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; both of them full
of Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest. {7:9} But unto the of fine flour mingled with oil for a meat offering: {7:38}
sons of Kohath he gave none: because the service of the One golden spoon of ten [shekels,] full of incense: {7:39}
sanctuary belonging unto them [was that] they should bear One young bullock, one ram, one lamb of the first year, for
upon their shoulders. a burnt offering: {7:40} One kid of the goats for a sin
offering: {7:41} And for a sacrifice of peace offerings, two
{7:10} And the princes offered for dedicating of the altar oxen, five rams, five he goats, five lambs of the first year:
in the day that it was anointed, even the princes offered their this [was] the offering of Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai.
offering before the altar. {7:11} And the LORD said unto
Moses, They shall offer their offering, each prince on his {7:42} On the sixth day Eliasaph the son of Deuel, prince
day, for the dedicating of the altar. of the children of Gad, [offered: ]{7:43} His offering [was]
one silver charger of the weight of an hundred and thirty
{7:12} And he that offered his offering the first day was [shekels,] a silver bowl of seventy shekels, after the shekel
Nahshon the son of Amminadab, of the tribe of Judah: of the sanctuary; both of them full of fine flour mingled
{7:13} And his offering [was] one silver charger, the weight with oil for a meat offering: {7:44} One golden spoon of ten
thereof [was] an hundred and thirty [shekels,] one silver [shekels,] full of incense: {7:45} One young bullock, one
bowl of seventy shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; ram, one lamb of the first year, for a burnt offering: {7:46}
both of them [were] full of fine flour mingled with oil for a One kid of the goats for a sin offering: {7:47} And for a
meat offering: {7:14} One spoon of ten [shekels] of gold, sacrifice of peace offerings, two oxen, five rams, five he
full of incense: {7:15} One young bullock, one ram, one goats, five lambs of the first year: this [was] the offering of
lamb of the first year, for a burnt offering: {7:16} One kid Eliasaph the son of Deuel.
of the goats for a sin offering: {7:17} And for a sacrifice of
peace offerings, two oxen, five rams, five he goats, five {7:48} On the seventh day Elishama the son of Ammihud,
lambs of the first year: this [was] the offering of Nahshon prince of the children of Ephraim, [offered: ]{7:49} His
the son of Amminadab. offering [was] one silver charger, the weight whereof [was]
an hundred and thirty [shekels,] one silver bowl of seventy
{7:18} On the second day Nethaneel the son of Zuar, shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; both of them full
prince of Issachar, did offer: {7:19} He offered [for] his of fine flour mingled with oil for a meat offering: {7:50}
offering one silver charger, the weight whereof [was] an One golden spoon of ten [shekels,] full of incense: {7:51}
hundred and thirty [shekels,] one silver bowl of seventy One young bullock, one ram, one lamb of the first year, for
shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; both of them full a burnt offering: {7:52} one kid of the goats for a sin
of fine flour mingled with oil for a meat offering: {7:20} offering: {7:53} And for a sacrifice of peace offerings, two
One spoon of gold of ten [shekels,] full of incense: {7:21} oxen, five rams, five he goats, five lambs of the first year:
One young bullock, one ram, one lamb of the first year, for this [was] the offering of Elishama the son of Ammihud.
a burnt offering: {7:22} One kid of the goats for a sin
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{7:54} On the eighth day [offered] Gamaliel the son of thousand and four hundred [shekels,] after the shekel of the
Pedahzur, prince of the children of Manasseh: {7:55} His sanctuary: {7:86} The golden spoons [were] twelve, full of
offering [was] one silver charger of the weight of an incense, [weighing] ten [shekels] apiece, after the shekel of
hundred and thirty [shekels,] one silver bowl of seventy the sanctuary: all the gold of the spoons [was] an hundred
shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; both of them full and twenty [shekels. ]{7:87} All the oxen for the burnt
of fine flour mingled with oil for a meat offering: {7:56} offering [were] twelve bullocks, the rams twelve, the lambs
One golden spoon of ten [shekels,] full of incense: {7:57} of the first year twelve, with their meat offering: and the
One young bullock, one ram, one lamb of the first year, for kids of the goats for sin offering twelve. {7:88} And all the
a burnt offering: {7:58} One kid of the goats for a sin oxen for the sacrifice of the peace offerings [were] twenty
offering: {7:59} And for a sacrifice of peace offerings, two and four bullocks, the rams sixty, the he goats sixty, the
oxen, five rams, five he goats, five lambs of the first year: lambs of the first year sixty. This [was] the dedication of the
this [was] the offering of Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur. altar, after that it was anointed. {7:89} And when Moses
was gone into the tabernacle of the congregation to speak
{7:60} On the ninth day Abidan the son of Gideoni, with him, then he heard the voice of one speaking unto him
prince of the children of Benjamin, [offered: ]{7:61} His from off the mercy seat that [was] upon the ark of
offering [was] one silver charger, the weight whereof [was] testimony, from between the two cherubims: and he spake
an hundred and thirty [shekels,] one silver bowl of seventy unto him.
shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; both of them full
of fine flour mingled with oil for a meat offering: {7:62} {8:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {8:2}
One golden spoon of ten [shekels,] full of incense: {7:63} Speak unto Aaron, and say unto him, When thou lightest the
One young bullock, one ram, one lamb of the first year, for lamps, the seven lamps shall give light over against the
a burnt offering: {7:64} One kid of the goats for a sin candlestick. {8:3} And Aaron did so; he lighted the lamps
offering: {7:65} And for a sacrifice of peace offerings, two thereof over against the candlestick, as the LORD
oxen, five rams, five he goats, five lambs of the first year: commanded Moses. {8:4} And this work of the candlestick
this [was] the offering of Abidan the son of Gideoni. [was of] beaten gold, unto the shaft thereof, unto the flowers
thereof, [was] beaten work: according unto the pattern
{7:66} On the tenth day Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai, which the LORD had shewed Moses, so he made the
prince of the children of Dan, [offered: ]{7:67} His offering candlestick.
[was] one silver charger, the weight whereof [was] an
hundred and thirty [shekels,] one silver bowl of seventy {8:5} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {8:6}
shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; both of them full Take the Levites from among the children of Israel, and
of fine flour mingled with oil for a meat offering: {7:68} cleanse them. {8:7} And thus shalt thou do unto them, to
One golden spoon of ten [shekels,] full of incense: {7:69} cleanse them: Sprinkle water of purifying upon them, and
One young bullock, one ram, one lamb of the first year, for let them shave all their flesh, and let them wash their
a burnt offering: {7:70} One kid of the goats for a sin clothes, and [so] make themselves clean. {8:8} Then let
offering: {7:71} And for a sacrifice of peace offerings, two them take a young bullock with his meat offering, [even]
oxen, five rams, five he goats, five lambs of the first year: fine flour mingled with oil, and another young bullock shalt
this [was] the offering of Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai. thou take for a sin offering. {8:9} And thou shalt bring the
Levites before the tabernacle of the congregation: and thou
{7:72} On the eleventh day Pagiel the son of Ocran, shalt gather the whole assembly of the children of Israel
prince of the children of Asher, [offered: ]{7:73} His together: {8:10} And thou shalt bring the Levites before the
offering [was] one silver charger, the weight whereof [was] LORD: and the children of Israel shall put their hands upon
an hundred and thirty [shekels,] one silver bowl of seventy the Levites: {8:11} And Aaron shall offer the Levites before
shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; both of them full the LORD [for] an offering of the children of Israel, that
of fine flour mingled with oil for a meat offering: {7:74} they may execute the service of the LORD. {8:12} And the
One golden spoon of ten [shekels,] full of incense: {7:75} Levites shall lay their hands upon the heads of the bullocks:
One young bullock, one ram, one lamb of the first year, for and thou shalt offer the one [for] a sin offering, and the
a burnt offering: {7:76} One kid of the goats for a sin other [for] a burnt offering, unto the LORD, to make an
offering: {7:77} And for a sacrifice of peace offerings, two atonement for the Levites. {8:13} And thou shalt set the
oxen, five rams, five he goats, five lambs of the first year: Levites before Aaron, and before his sons, and offer them
this [was] the offering of Pagiel the son of Ocran. [for] an offering unto the LORD. {8:14} Thus shalt thou
separate the Levites from among the children of Israel: and
{7:78} On the twelfth day Ahira the son of Enan, prince the Levites shall be mine. {8:15} And after that shall the
of the children of Naphtali, [offered: ]{7:79} His offering Levites go in to do the service of the tabernacle of the
[was] one silver charger, the weight whereof [was] an congregation: and thou shalt cleanse them, and offer them
hundred and thirty [shekels,] one silver bowl of seventy [for] an offering. {8:16} For they [are] wholly given unto
shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; both of them full me from among the children of Israel; instead of such as
of fine flour mingled with oil for a meat offering: {7:80} open every womb, [even instead of] the firstborn of all the
One golden spoon of ten [shekels,] full of incense: {7:81} children of Israel, have I taken them unto me. {8:17} For all
One young bullock, one ram, one lamb of the first year, for the firstborn of the children of Israel [are] mine, [both] man
a burnt offering: {7:82} One kid of the goats for a sin and beast: on the day that I smote every firstborn in the land
offering: {7:83} And for a sacrifice of peace offerings, two of Egypt I sanctified them for myself. {8:18} And I have
oxen, five rams, five he goats, five lambs of the first year: taken the Levites for all the firstborn of the children of
this [was] the offering of Ahira the son of Enan. {7:84} Israel. {8:19} And I have given the Levites [as] a gift to
This [was] the dedication of the altar, in the day when it was Aaron and to his sons from among the children of Israel, to
anointed, by the princes of Israel: twelve chargers of silver, do the service of the children of Israel in the tabernacle of
twelve silver bowls, twelve spoons of gold: {7:85} Each the congregation, and to make an atonement for the children
charger of silver [weighing] an hundred and thirty [shekels,] of Israel: that there be no plague among the children of
each bowl seventy: all the silver vessels [weighed] two Israel, when the children of Israel come nigh unto the
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sanctuary. {8:20} And Moses, and Aaron, and all the were the appearance of fire, until the morning. {9:16} So it
congregation of the children of Israel, did to the Levites was alway: the cloud covered it [by day,] and the
according unto all that the LORD commanded Moses appearance of fire by night. {9:17} And when the cloud was
concerning the Levites, so did the children of Israel unto taken up from the tabernacle, then after that the children of
them. {8:21} And the Levites were purified, and they Israel journeyed: and in the place where the cloud abode,
washed their clothes; and Aaron offered them [as] an there the children of Israel pitched their tents. {9:18} At the
offering before the LORD; and Aaron made an atonement commandment of the LORD the children of Israel
for them to cleanse them. {8:22} And after that went the journeyed, and at the commandment of the LORD they
Levites in to do their service in the tabernacle of the pitched: as long as the cloud abode upon the tabernacle they
congregation before Aaron, and before his sons: as the rested in their tents. {9:19} And when the cloud tarried long
LORD had commanded Moses concerning the Levites, so upon the tabernacle many days, then the children of Israel
did they unto them. kept the charge of the LORD, and journeyed not. {9:20}
And [so] it was, when the cloud was a few days upon the
{8:23} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {8:24} tabernacle; according to the commandment of the LORD
This [is it] that [belongeth] unto the Levites: from twenty they abode in their tents, and according to the
and five years old and upward they shall go in to wait upon commandment of the LORD they journeyed. {9:21} And
the service of the tabernacle of the congregation: {8:25} [so] it was, when the cloud abode from even unto the
And from the age of fifty years they shall cease waiting morning, and [that] the cloud was taken up in the morning,
upon the service [thereof,] and shall serve no more: {8:26} then they journeyed: whether [it was] by day or by night
But shall minister with their brethren in the tabernacle of the that the cloud was taken up, they journeyed. {9:22} Or
congregation, to keep the charge, and shall do no service. [whether it were] two days, or a month, or a year, that the
Thus shalt thou do unto the Levites touching their charge. cloud tarried upon the tabernacle, remaining thereon, the
children of Israel abode in their tents, and journeyed not:
{9:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness but when it was taken up, they journeyed. {9:23} At the
of Sinai, in the first month of the second year after they commandment of the LORD they rested in the tents, and at
were come out of the land of Egypt, saying, {9:2} Let the the commandment of the LORD they journeyed: they kept
children of Israel also keep the passover at his appointed the charge of the LORD, at the commandment of the LORD
season. {9:3} In the fourteenth day of this month, at even, by the hand of Moses.
ye shall keep it in his appointed season: according to all the
rites of it, and according to all the ceremonies thereof, shall {10:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {10:2}
ye keep it. {9:4} And Moses spake unto the children of Make thee two trumpets of silver; of a whole piece shalt
Israel, that they should keep the passover. {9:5} And they thou make them: that thou mayest use them for the calling
kept the passover on the fourteenth day of the first month at of the assembly, and for the journeying of the camps.
even in the wilderness of Sinai: according to all that the {10:3} And when they shall blow with them, all the
LORD commanded Moses, so did the children of Israel. assembly shall assemble themselves to thee at the door of
the tabernacle of the congregation. {10:4} And if they blow
{9:6} And there were certain men, who were defiled by [but] with one [trumpet,] then the princes, [which are] heads
the dead body of a man, that they could not keep the of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves unto thee.
passover on that day: and they came before Moses and {10:5} When ye blow an alarm, then the camps that lie on
before Aaron on that day: {9:7} And those men said unto the east parts shall go forward. {10:6} When ye blow an
him, We [are] defiled by the dead body of a man: wherefore alarm the second time, then the camps that lie on the south
are we kept back, that we may not offer an offering of the side shall take their journey: they shall blow an alarm for
LORD in his appointed season among the children of their journeys. {10:7} But when the congregation is to be
Israel? {9:8} And Moses said unto them, Stand still, and I gathered together, ye shall blow, but ye shall not sound an
will hear what the LORD will command concerning you. alarm. {10:8} And the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall blow
with the trumpets; and they shall be to you for an ordinance
{9:9} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {9:10} for ever throughout your generations. {10:9} And if ye go
Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If any man of you to war in your land against the enemy that oppresseth you,
or of your posterity shall be unclean by reason of a dead then ye shall blow an alarm with the trumpets; and ye shall
body, or [be] in a journey afar off, yet he shall keep the be remembered before the LORD your God, and ye shall be
passover unto the LORD. {9:11} The fourteenth day of the saved from your enemies. {10:10} Also in the day of your
second month at even they shall keep it, [and] eat it with gladness, and in your solemn days, and in the beginnings of
unleavened bread and bitter [herbs. ]{9:12} They shall leave your months, ye shall blow with the trumpets over your
none of it unto the morning, nor break any bone of it: burnt offerings, and over the sacrifices of your peace
according to all the ordinances of the passover they shall offerings; that they may be to you for a memorial before
keep it. {9:13} But the man that [is] clean, and is not in a your God: I [am] the LORD your God.
journey, and forbeareth to keep the passover, even the same
soul shall be cut off from among his people: because he {10:11} And it came to pass on the twentieth [day] of the
brought not the offering of the LORD in his appointed second month, in the second year, that the cloud was taken
season, that man shall bear his sin. {9:14} And if a stranger up from off the tabernacle of the testimony. {10:12} And
shall sojourn among you, and will keep the passover unto the children of Israel took their journeys out of the
the LORD; according to the ordinance of the passover, and wilderness of Sinai; and the cloud rested in the wilderness
according to the manner thereof, so shall he do: ye shall of Paran. {10:13} And they first took their journey
have one ordinance, both for the stranger, and for him that according to the commandment of the LORD by the hand of
was born in the land. Moses.

{9:15} And on the day that the tabernacle was reared up {10:14} In the first [place] went the standard of the camp
the cloud covered the tabernacle, [namely,] the tent of the of the children of Judah according to their armies: and over
testimony: and at even there was upon the tabernacle as it his host [was] Nahshon the son of Amminadab. {10:15}
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And over the host of the tribe of the children of Issachar said, Who shall give us flesh to eat? {11:5} We remember
[was] Nethaneel the son of Zuar. {10:16} And over the host the fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely; the cucumbers,
of the tribe of the children of Zebulun [was] Eliab the son of and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the
Helon. {10:17} And the tabernacle was taken down; and the garlick: {11:6} But now our soul [is] dried away: [there is]
sons of Gershon and the sons of Merari set forward, bearing nothing at all, beside this manna, [before] our eyes. {11:7}
the tabernacle. And the manna [was] as coriander seed, and the colour
thereof as the colour of bdellium. {11:8} [And] the people
{10:18} And the standard of the camp of Reuben set went about, and gathered [it,] and ground [it] in mills, or
forward according to their armies: and over his host [was] beat [it] in a mortar, and baked [it] in pans, and made cakes
Elizur the son of Shedeur. {10:19} And over the host of the of it: and the taste of it was as the taste of fresh oil. {11:9}
tribe of the children of Simeon was Shelumiel the son of And when the dew fell upon the camp in the night, the
Zurishaddai. {10:20} And over the host of the tribe of the manna fell upon it.
children of Gad was Eliasaph the son of Deuel. {10:21}
And the Kohathites set forward, bearing the sanctuary: and {11:10} Then Moses heard the people weep throughout
[the other] did set up the tabernacle against they came. their families, every man in the door of his tent: and the
anger of the LORD was kindled greatly; Moses also was
{10:22} And the standard of the camp of the children of displeased. {11:11} And Moses said unto the LORD,
Ephraim set forward according to their armies: and over his Wherefore hast thou afflicted thy servant? and wherefore
host [was] Elishama the son of Ammihud. {10:23} And have I not found favour in thy sight, that thou layest the
over the host of the tribe of the children of Manasseh [was] burden of all this people upon me? {11:12} Have I
Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur. {10:24} And over the host of conceived all this people? have I begotten them, that thou
the tribe of the children of Benjamin [was] Abidan the son shouldest say unto me, Carry them in thy bosom, as a
of Gideoni. nursing father beareth the sucking child, unto the land
which thou swarest unto their fathers? {11:13} Whence
{10:25} And the standard of the camp of the children of should I have flesh to give unto all this people? for they
Dan set forward, [which was] the rereward of all the camps weep unto me, saying, Give us flesh, that we may eat.
throughout their hosts: and over his host [was] Ahiezer the {11:14} I am not able to bear all this people alone, because
son of Ammishaddai. {10:26} And over the host of the tribe [it is] too heavy for me. {11:15} And if thou deal thus with
of the children of Asher [was] Pagiel the son of Ocran. me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favour
{10:27} And over the host of the tribe of the children of in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.
Naphtali [was] Ahira the son of Enan. {10:28} Thus [were]
the journeyings of the children of Israel according to their {11:16} And the LORD said unto Moses, Gather unto me
armies, when they set forward. seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom thou knowest to
be the elders of the people, and officers over them; and
{10:29} And Moses said unto Hobab, the son of Raguel bring them unto the tabernacle of the congregation, that they
the Midianite, Moses’ father in law, We are journeying unto may stand there with thee. {11:17} And I will come down
the place of which the LORD said, I will give it you: come and talk with thee there: and I will take of the spirit which
thou with us, and we will do thee good: for the LORD hath [is] upon thee, and will put [it] upon them; and they shall
spoken good concerning Israel. {10:30} And he said unto bear the burden of the people with thee, that thou bear it not
him, I will not go; but I will depart to mine own land, and to thyself alone. {11:18} And say thou unto the people,
my kindred. {10:31} And he said, Leave us not, I pray thee; Sanctify yourselves against to morrow, and ye shall eat
forasmuch as thou knowest how we are to encamp in the flesh: for ye have wept in the ears of the LORD, saying,
wilderness, and thou mayest be to us instead of eyes. Who shall give us flesh to eat? for [it was] well with us in
{10:32} And it shall be, if thou go with us, yea, it shall be, Egypt: therefore the LORD will give you flesh, and ye shall
that what goodness the LORD shall do unto us, the same eat. {11:19} Ye shall not eat one day, nor two days, nor five
will we do unto thee. days, neither ten days, nor twenty days; {11:20} [But] even
a whole month, until it come out at your nostrils, and it be
{10:33} And they departed from the mount of the LORD loathsome unto you: because that ye have despised the
three days’ journey: and the ark of the covenant of the LORD which [is] among you, and have wept before him,
LORD went before them in the three days’ journey, to saying, Why came we forth out of Egypt? {11:21} And
search out a resting place for them. {10:34} And the cloud Moses said, The people, among whom I [am, are] six
of the LORD [was] upon them by day, when they went out hundred thousand footmen; and thou hast said, I will give
of the camp. {10:35} And it came to pass, when the ark set them flesh, that they may eat a whole month. {11:22} Shall
forward, that Moses said, Rise up, LORD, and let thine the flocks and the herds be slain for them, to suffice them?
enemies be scattered; and let them that hate thee flee before or shall all the fish of the sea be gathered together for them,
thee. {10:36} And when it rested, he said, Return, O LORD, to suffice them? {11:23} And the LORD said unto Moses,
unto the many thousands of Israel. Is the LORD’S hand waxed short? thou shalt see now
whether my word shall come to pass unto thee or not.
{11:1} And [when] the people complained, it displeased
the LORD: and the LORD heard [it;] and his anger was {11:24} And Moses went out, and told the people the
kindled; and the fire of the LORD burnt among them, and words of the LORD, and gathered the seventy men of the
consumed [them that were] in the uttermost parts of the elders of the people, and set them round about the
camp. {11:2} And the people cried unto Moses; and when tabernacle. {11:25} And the LORD came down in a cloud,
Moses prayed unto the LORD, the fire was quenched. and spake unto him, and took of the spirit that [was] upon
{11:3} And he called the name of the place Taberah: him, and gave [it] unto the seventy elders: and it came to
because the fire of the LORD burnt among them. pass, [that,] when the spirit rested upon them, they
prophesied, and did not cease. {11:26} But there remained
{11:4} And the mixt multitude that [was] among them fell two [of the] men in the camp, the name of the one [was]
a lusting: and the children of Israel also wept again, and Eldad, and the name of the other Medad: and the spirit
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rested upon them; and they [were] of them that were {13:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {13:2}
written, but went not out unto the tabernacle: and they Send thou men, that they may search the land of Canaan,
prophesied in the camp. {11:27} And there ran a young which I give unto the children of Israel: of every tribe of
man, and told Moses, and said, Eldad and Medad do their fathers shall ye send a man, every one a ruler among
prophesy in the camp. {11:28} And Joshua the son of Nun, them. {13:3} And Moses by the commandment of the
the servant of Moses, [one] of his young men, answered and LORD sent them from the wilderness of Paran: all those
said, My lord Moses, forbid them. {11:29} And Moses said men [were] heads of the children of Israel. {13:4} And
unto him, Enviest thou for my sake? would God that all the these [were] their names: of the tribe of Reuben, Shammua
LORD’S people were prophets, [and] that the LORD would the son of Zaccur. {13:5} Of the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat
put his spirit upon them! {11:30} And Moses gat him into the son of Hori. {13:6} Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son
the camp, he and the elders of Israel. of Jephunneh. {13:7} Of the tribe of Issachar, Igal the son
of Joseph. {13:8} Of the tribe of Ephraim, Oshea the son of
{11:31} And there went forth a wind from the LORD, and Nun. {13:9} Of the tribe of Benjamin, Palti the son of
brought quails from the sea, and let [them] fall by the camp, Raphu. {13:10} Of the tribe of Zebulun, Gaddiel the son of
as it were a day’s journey on this side, and as it were a day’s Sodi. {13:11} Of the tribe of Joseph, namely, of the tribe of
journey on the other side, round about the camp, and as it Manasseh, Gaddi the son of Susi. {13:12} Of the tribe of
were two cubits [high] upon the face of the earth. {11:32} Dan, Ammiel the son of Gemalli. {13:13} Of the tribe of
And the people stood up all that day, and all [that] night, Asher, Sethur the son of Michael. {13:14} Of the tribe of
and all the next day, and they gathered the quails: he that Naphtali, Nahbi the son of Vophsi. {13:15} Of the tribe of
gathered least gathered ten homers: and they spread [them] Gad, Geuel the son of Machi. {13:16} These [are] the
all abroad for themselves round about the camp. {11:33} names of the men which Moses sent to spy out the land.
And while the flesh [was] yet between their teeth, ere it was And Moses called Oshea the son of Nun Jehoshua.
chewed, the wrath of the LORD was kindled against the
people, and the LORD smote the people with a very great {13:17} And Moses sent them to spy out the land of
plague. {11:34} And he called the name of that place Canaan, and said unto them, Get you up this [way]
Kibroth-hattaavah: because there they buried the people that southward, and go up into the mountain: {13:18} And see
lusted. {11:35} [And] the people journeyed from Kibroth- the land, what it [is;] and the people that dwelleth therein,
hattaavah unto Hazeroth; and abode at Hazeroth. whether they [be] strong or weak, few or many; {13:19}
And what the land [is] that they dwell in, whether it [be]
{12:1} And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses good or bad; and what cities [they be] that they dwell in,
because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for whether in tents, or in strong holds; {13:20} And what the
he had married an Ethiopian woman. {12:2} And they said, land [is,] whether it [be] fat or lean, whether there be wood
Hath the LORD indeed spoken only by Moses? hath he not therein, or not. And be ye of good courage, and bring of the
spoken also by us? And the LORD heard [it. ]{12:3} (Now fruit of the land. Now the time [was] the time of the firstripe
the man Moses [was] very meek, above all the men which grapes.
[were] upon the face of the earth.) {12:4} And the LORD
spake suddenly unto Moses, and unto Aaron, and unto {13:21} So they went up, and searched the land from the
Miriam, Come out ye three unto the tabernacle of the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob, as men come to Hamath.
congregation. And they three came out. {12:5} And the {13:22} And they ascended by the south, and came unto
LORD came down in the pillar of the cloud, and stood in Hebron; where Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the children
the door of the tabernacle, and called Aaron and Miriam: of Anak, [were.] (Now Hebron was built seven years before
and they both came forth. {12:6} And he said, Hear now my Zoan in Egypt.) {13:23} And they came unto the brook of
words: If there be a prophet among you, [I[ the LORD will Eshcol, and cut down from thence a branch with one cluster
make myself known unto him in a vision, [and] will speak of grapes, and they bare it between two upon a staff; and
unto him in a dream. {12:7} My servant Moses [is] not so, [they brought] of the pomegranates, and of the figs. {13:24}
who [is] faithful in all mine house. {12:8} With him will I The place was called the brook Eshcol, because of the
speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark cluster of grapes which the children of Israel cut down from
speeches; and the similitude of the LORD shall he behold: thence. {13:25} And they returned from searching of the
wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my land after forty days.
servant Moses? {12:9} And the anger of the LORD was
kindled against them; and he departed. {12:10} And the {13:26} And they went and came to Moses, and to Aaron,
cloud departed from off the tabernacle; and, behold, Miriam and to all the congregation of the children of Israel, unto the
[became] leprous, [white] as snow: and Aaron looked upon wilderness of Paran, to Kadesh; and brought back word unto
Miriam, and, behold, [she was] leprous. {12:11} And Aaron them, and unto all the congregation, and shewed them the
said unto Moses, Alas, my lord, I beseech thee, lay not the fruit of the land. {13:27} And they told him, and said, We
sin upon us, wherein we have done foolishly, and wherein came unto the land whither thou sentest us, and surely it
we have sinned. {12:12} Let her not be as one dead, of floweth with milk and honey; and this [is] the fruit of it.
whom the flesh is half consumed when he cometh out of his {13:28} Nevertheless the people [be] strong that dwell in
mother’s womb. {12:13} And Moses cried unto the LORD, the land, and the cities [are] walled, [and] very great: and
saying, Heal her now, O God, I beseech thee. moreover we saw the children of Anak there. {13:29} The
Amalekites dwell in the land of the south: and the Hittites,
{12:14} And the LORD said unto Moses, If her father had and the Jebusites, and the Amorites, dwell in the mountains:
but spit in her face, should she not be ashamed seven days? and the Canaanites dwell by the sea, and by the coast of
let her be shut out from the camp seven days, and after that Jordan. {13:30} And Caleb stilled the people before Moses,
let her be received in [again. ]{12:15} And Miriam was shut and said, Let us go up at once, and possess it; for we are
out from the camp seven days: and the people journeyed not well able to overcome it. {13:31} But the men that went up
till Miriam was brought in [again. ]{12:16} And afterward with him said, We be not able to go up against the people;
the people removed from Hazeroth, and pitched in the for they are stronger than we. {13:32} And they brought up
wilderness of Paran. an evil report of the land which they had searched unto the
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children of Israel, saying, The land, through which we have glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the
gone to search it, is a land that eateth up the inhabitants wilderness, and have tempted me now these ten times, and
thereof; and all the people that we saw in it [are] men of a have not hearkened to my voice; {14:23} Surely they shall
great stature. {13:33} And there we saw the giants, the sons not see the land which I sware unto their fathers, neither
of Anak, [which come] of the giants: and we were in our shall any of them that provoked me see it: {14:24} But my
own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight. servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and
hath followed me fully, him will I bring into the land
{14:1} And all the congregation lifted up their voice, and whereinto he went; and his seed shall possess it. {14:25}
cried; and the people wept that night. {14:2} And all the (Now the Amalekites and the Canaanites dwelt in the
children of Israel murmured against Moses and against valley.) To morrow turn you, and get you into the
Aaron: and the whole congregation said unto them, Would wilderness by the way of the Red sea.
God that we had died in the land of Egypt! or would God
we had died in this wilderness! {14:3} And wherefore hath {14:26} And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto
the LORD brought us unto this land, to fall by the sword, Aaron, saying, {14:27} How long [shall I bear with] this
that our wives and our children should be a prey? were it evil congregation, which murmur against me? I have heard
not better for us to return into Egypt? {14:4} And they said the murmurings of the children of Israel, which they
one to another, Let us make a captain, and let us return into murmur against me. {14:28} Say unto them, [As truly as] I
Egypt. {14:5} Then Moses and Aaron fell on their faces live, saith the LORD, as ye have spoken in mine ears, so
before all the assembly of the congregation of the children will I do to you: {14:29} Your carcases shall fall in this
of Israel. wilderness; and all that were numbered of you, according to
your whole number, from twenty years old and upward,
{14:6} And Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of which have murmured against me, {14:30} Doubtless ye
Jephunneh, [which were] of them that searched the land, shall not come into the land, [concerning] which I sware to
rent their clothes: {14:7} And they spake unto all the make you dwell therein, save Caleb the son of Jephunneh,
company of the children of Israel, saying, The land, which and Joshua the son of Nun. {14:31} But your little ones,
we passed through to search it, [is] an exceeding good land. which ye said should be a prey, them will I bring in, and
{14:8} If the LORD delight in us, then he will bring us into they shall know the land which ye have despised. {14:32}
this land, and give it us; a land which floweth with milk and But [as for] you, your carcases, they shall fall in this
honey. {14:9} Only rebel not ye against the LORD, neither wilderness. {14:33} And your children shall wander in the
fear ye the people of the land; for they [are] bread for us: wilderness forty years, and bear your whoredoms, until your
their defence is departed from them, and the LORD [is] carcases be wasted in the wilderness. {14:34} After the
with us: fear them not. {14:10} But all the congregation number of the days in which ye searched the land, [even]
bade stone them with stones. And the glory of the LORD forty days, each day for a year, shall ye bear your iniquities,
appeared in the tabernacle of the congregation before all the [even] forty years, and ye shall know my breach of promise.
children of Israel. {14:35} I the LORD have said, I will surely do it unto all
this evil congregation, that are gathered together against me:
{14:11} And the LORD said unto Moses, How long will in this wilderness they shall be consumed, and there they
this people provoke me? and how long will it be ere they shall die. {14:36} And the men, which Moses sent to search
believe me, for all the signs which I have shewed among the land, who returned, and made all the congregation to
them? {14:12} I will smite them with the pestilence, and murmur against him, by bringing up a slander upon the
disinherit them, and will make of thee a greater nation and land, {14:37} Even those men that did bring up the evil
mightier than they. report upon the land, died by the plague before the LORD.
{14:38} But Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of
{14:13} And Moses said unto the LORD, Then the Jephunneh, [which were] of the men that went to search the
Egyptians shall hear [it,] (for thou broughtest up this people land, lived [still. ]{14:39} And Moses told these sayings
in thy might from among them;) {14:14} And they will tell unto all the children of Israel: and the people mourned
[it] to the inhabitants of this land: [for] they have heard that greatly.
thou LORD [art] among this people, that thou LORD art
seen face to face, and [that] thy cloud standeth over them, {14:40} And they rose up early in the morning, and gat
and [that] thou goest before them, by daytime in a pillar of a them up into the top of the mountain, saying, Lo, we [be
cloud, and in a pillar of fire by night. here,] and will go up unto the place which the LORD hath
promised: for we have sinned. {14:41} And Moses said,
{14:15} Now [if] thou shalt kill [all] this people as one Wherefore now do ye transgress the commandment of the
man, then the nations which have heard the fame of thee LORD? but it shall not prosper. {14:42} Go not up, for the
will speak, saying, {14:16} Because the LORD was not able LORD [is] not among you; that ye be not smitten before
to bring this people into the land which he sware unto them, your enemies. {14:43} For the Amalekites and the
therefore he hath slain them in the wilderness. {14:17} And Canaanites [are] there before you, and ye shall fall by the
now, I beseech thee, let the power of my Lord be great, sword: because ye are turned away from the LORD,
according as thou hast spoken, saying, {14:18} The LORD therefore the LORD will not be with you. {14:44} But they
[is] longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity presumed to go up unto the hill top: nevertheless the ark of
and transgression, and by no means clearing [the guilty,] the covenant of the LORD, and Moses, departed not out of
visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the the camp. {14:45} Then the Amalekites came down, and the
third and fourth [generation. ]{14:19} Pardon, I beseech Canaanites which dwelt in that hill, and smote them, and
thee, the iniquity of this people according unto the greatness discomfited them, [even] unto Hormah.
of thy mercy, and as thou hast forgiven this people, from
Egypt even until now. {14:20} And the LORD said, I have {15:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {15:2}
pardoned according to thy word: {14:21} But [as] truly [as] Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When
I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the ye be come into the land of your habitations, which I give
LORD. {14:22} Because all those men which have seen my unto you, {15:3} And will make an offering by fire unto the
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LORD, a burnt offering, or a sacrifice in performing a vow, that sinneth ignorantly, when he sinneth by ignorance
or in a freewill offering, or in your solemn feasts, to make a before the LORD, to make an atonement for him; and it
sweet savour unto the LORD, of the herd, or of the flock: shall be forgiven him. {15:29} Ye shall have one law for
{15:4} Then shall he that offereth his offering unto the him that sinneth through ignorance, [both for] him that is
LORD bring a meat offering of a tenth deal of flour mingled born among the children of Israel, and for the stranger that
with the fourth [part] of an hin of oil. {15:5} And the fourth sojourneth among them.
[part] of an hin of wine for a drink offering shalt thou
prepare with the burnt offering or sacrifice, for one lamb. {15:30} But the soul that doeth [ought] presumptuously,
{15:6} Or for a ram, thou shalt prepare [for] a meat offering [whether he be] born in the land, or a stranger, the same
two tenth deals of flour mingled with the third [part] of an reproacheth the LORD; and that soul shall be cut off from
hin of oil. {15:7} And for a drink offering thou shalt offer among his people. {15:31} Because he hath despised the
the third [part] of an hin of wine, [for] a sweet savour unto word of the LORD, and hath broken his commandment, that
the LORD. {15:8} And when thou preparest a bullock [for] soul shall utterly be cut off; his iniquity [shall be] upon him.
a burnt offering, or [for] a sacrifice in performing a vow, or
peace offerings unto the LORD: {15:9} Then shall he bring {15:32} And while the children of Israel were in the
with a bullock a meat offering of three tenth deals of flour wilderness, they found a man that gathered sticks upon the
mingled with half an hin of oil. {15:10} And thou shalt sabbath day. {15:33} And they that found him gathering
bring for a drink offering half an hin of wine, for an offering sticks brought him unto Moses and Aaron, and unto all the
made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD. {15:11} congregation. {15:34} And they put him in ward, because it
Thus shall it be done for one bullock, or for one ram, or for was not declared what should be done to him. {15:35} And
a lamb, or a kid. {15:12} According to the number that ye the LORD said unto Moses, The man shall be surely put to
shall prepare, so shall ye do to every one according to their death: all the congregation shall stone him with stones
number. {15:13} All that are born of the country shall do without the camp. {15:36} And all the congregation brought
these things after this manner, in offering an offering made him without the camp, and stoned him with stones, and he
by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD. {15:14} And if a died; as the LORD commanded Moses.
stranger sojourn with you, or whosoever [be] among you in
your generations, and will offer an offering made by fire, of {15:37} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
a sweet savour unto the LORD; as ye do, so he shall do. {15:38} Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that
{15:15} One ordinance [shall be both] for you of the they make them fringes in the borders of their garments
congregation, and also for the stranger that sojourneth [with throughout their generations, and that they put upon the
you,] an ordinance for ever in your generations: as ye [are,] fringe of the borders a ribband of blue: {15:39} And it shall
so shall the stranger be before the LORD. {15:16} One law be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and
and one manner shall be for you, and for the stranger that remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do
sojourneth with you. them; and that ye seek not after your own heart and your
own eyes, after which ye use to go a whoring: {15:40} That
{15:17} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, ye may remember, and do all my commandments, and be
{15:18} Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto holy unto your God. {15:41} I [am] the LORD your God,
them, When ye come into the land whither I bring you, which brought you out of the land of Egypt, to be your God:
{15:19} Then it shall be, that, when ye eat of the bread of I [am] the LORD your God.
the land, ye shall offer up an heave offering unto the LORD.
{15:20} Ye shall offer up a cake of the first of your dough {16:1} Now Korah, the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath,
[for] an heave offering: as [ye do] the heave offering of the the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab,
threshingfloor, so shall ye heave it. {15:21} Of the first of and On, the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took [men:
your dough ye shall give unto the LORD an heave offering ]{16:2} And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the
in your generations. children of Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the
assembly, famous in the congregation, men of renown:
{15:22} And if ye have erred, and not observed all these {16:3} And they gathered themselves together against
commandments, which the LORD hath spoken unto Moses, Moses and against Aaron, and said unto them, [Ye take] too
{15:23} [Even all] that the LORD hath commanded you by much upon you, seeing all the congregation [are] holy,
the hand of Moses, from the day that the LORD every one of them, and the LORD [is] among them:
commanded [Moses,] and henceforward among your wherefore then lift ye up yourselves above the congregation
generations; {15:24} Then it shall be, if [ought] be of the LORD? {16:4} And when Moses heard [it,] he fell
committed by ignorance without the knowledge of the upon his face: {16:5} And he spake unto Korah and unto all
congregation, that all the congregation shall offer one young his company, saying, Even to morrow the LORD will shew
bullock for a burnt offering, for a sweet savour unto the who [are] his, and [who is] holy; and will cause [him] to
LORD, with his meat offering, and his drink offering, come near unto him: even [him] whom he hath chosen will
according to the manner, and one kid of the goats for a sin he cause to come near unto him. {16:6} This do; Take you
offering. {15:25} And the priest shall make an atonement censers, Korah, and all his company; {16:7} And put fire
for all the congregation of the children of Israel, and it shall therein, and put incense in them before the LORD to
be forgiven them; for it is ignorance: and they shall bring morrow: and it shall be [that] the man whom the LORD
their offering, a sacrifice made by fire unto the LORD, and doth choose, he [shall be] holy: [ye take] too much upon
their sin offering before the LORD, for their ignorance: you, ye sons of Levi. {16:8} And Moses said unto Korah,
{15:26} And it shall be forgiven all the congregation of the Hear, I pray you, ye sons of Levi: {16:9} [Seemeth it but] a
children of Israel, and the stranger that sojourneth among small thing unto you, that the God of Israel hath separated
them; seeing all the people [were] in ignorance. you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to
himself to do the service of the tabernacle of the LORD, and
{15:27} And if any soul sin through ignorance, then he to stand before the congregation to minister unto them?
shall bring a she goat of the first year for a sin offering. {16:10} And he hath brought thee near [to him,] and all thy
{15:28} And the priest shall make an atonement for the soul brethren the sons of Levi with thee: and seek ye the
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priesthood also? {16:11} For which cause [both] thou and {16:36} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
all thy company [are] gathered together against the LORD: {16:37} Speak unto Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, that
and what [is] Aaron, that ye murmur against him? he take up the censers out of the burning, and scatter thou
the fire yonder; for they are hallowed. {16:38} The censers
{16:12} And Moses sent to call Dathan and Abiram, the of these sinners against their own souls, let them make them
sons of Eliab: which said, We will not come up: {16:13} [Is broad plates [for] a covering of the altar: for they offered
it] a small thing that thou hast brought us up out of a land them before the LORD, therefore they are hallowed: and
that floweth with milk and honey, to kill us in the they shall be a sign unto the children of Israel. {16:39} And
wilderness, except thou make thyself altogether a prince Eleazar the priest took the brasen censers, wherewith they
over us? {16:14} Moreover thou hast not brought us into a that were burnt had offered; and they were made broad
land that floweth with milk and honey, or given us [plates for] a covering of the altar: {16:40} [To be] a
inheritance of fields and vineyards: wilt thou put out the memorial unto the children of Israel, that no stranger, which
eyes of these men? we will not come up. {16:15} And is not of the seed of Aaron, come near to offer incense
Moses was very wroth, and said unto the LORD, Respect before the LORD; that he be not as Korah, and as his
not thou their offering: I have not taken one ass from them, company: as the LORD said to him by the hand of Moses.
neither have I hurt one of them. {16:16} And Moses said
unto Korah, Be thou and all thy company before the LORD, {16:41} But on the morrow all the congregation of the
thou, and they, and Aaron, to morrow: {16:17} And take children of Israel murmured against Moses and against
every man his censer, and put incense in them, and bring ye Aaron, saying, Ye have killed the people of the LORD.
before the LORD every man his censer, two hundred and {16:42} And it came to pass, when the congregation was
fifty censers; thou also, and Aaron, each [of you] his censer. gathered against Moses and against Aaron, that they looked
{16:18} And they took every man his censer, and put fire in toward the tabernacle of the congregation: and, behold, the
them, and laid incense thereon, and stood in the door of the cloud covered it, and the glory of the LORD appeared.
tabernacle of the congregation with Moses and Aaron. {16:43} And Moses and Aaron came before the tabernacle
{16:19} And Korah gathered all the congregation against of the congregation.
them unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation:
and the glory of the LORD appeared unto all the {16:44} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
congregation. {16:20} And the LORD spake unto Moses {16:45} Get you up from among this congregation, that I
and unto Aaron, saying, {16:21} Separate yourselves from may consume them as in a moment. And they fell upon their
among this congregation, that I may consume them in a faces.
moment. {16:22} And they fell upon their faces, and said, O
God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, {16:46} And Moses said unto Aaron, Take a censer, and
and wilt thou be wroth with all the congregation? put fire therein from off the altar, and put on incense, and go
quickly unto the congregation, and make an atonement for
{16:23} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, them: for there is wrath gone out from the LORD; the
{16:24} Speak unto the congregation, saying, Get you up plague is begun. {16:47} And Aaron took as Moses
from about the tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram. commanded, and ran into the midst of the congregation;
{16:25} And Moses rose up and went unto Dathan and and, behold, the plague was begun among the people: and
Abiram; and the elders of Israel followed him. {16:26} And he put on incense, and made an atonement for the people.
he spake unto the congregation, saying, Depart, I pray you, {16:48} And he stood between the dead and the living; and
from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing of the plague was stayed. {16:49} Now they that died in the
theirs, lest ye be consumed in all their sins. {16:27} So they plague were fourteen thousand and seven hundred, beside
gat up from the tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, them that died about the matter of Korah. {16:50} And
on every side: and Dathan and Abiram came out, and stood Aaron returned unto Moses unto the door of the tabernacle
in the door of their tents, and their wives, and their sons, of the congregation: and the plague was stayed.
and their little children. {16:28} And Moses said, Hereby ye
shall know that the LORD hath sent me to do all these {17:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {17:2}
works; for [I have] not [done them] of mine own mind. Speak unto the children of Israel, and take of every one of
{16:29} If these men die the common death of all men, or if them a rod according to the house of [their] fathers, of all
they be visited after the visitation of all men; [then] the their princes according to the house of their fathers twelve
LORD hath not sent me. {16:30} But if the LORD make a rods: write thou every man’s name upon his rod. {17:3}
new thing, and the earth open her mouth, and swallow them And thou shalt write Aaron’s name upon the rod of Levi:
up, with all that [appertain] unto them, and they go down for one rod [shall be] for the head of the house of their
quick into the pit; then ye shall understand that these men fathers. {17:4} And thou shalt lay them up in the tabernacle
have provoked the LORD. of the congregation before the testimony, where I will meet
with you. {17:5} And it shall come to pass, [that] the man’s
{16:31} And it came to pass, as he had made an end of rod, whom I shall choose, shall blossom: and I will make to
speaking all these words, that the ground clave asunder that cease from me the murmurings of the children of Israel,
[was] under them: {16:32} And the earth opened her mouth, whereby they murmur against you.
and swallowed them up, and their houses, and all the men
that [appertained] unto Korah, and all [their] goods. {16:33} {17:6} And Moses spake unto the children of Israel, and
They, and all that [appertained] to them, went down alive every one of their princes gave him a rod apiece, for each
into the pit, and the earth closed upon them: and they prince one, according to their fathers’ houses, [even] twelve
perished from among the congregation. {16:34} And all rods: and the rod of Aaron [was] among their rods. {17:7}
Israel that [were] round about them fled at the cry of them: And Moses laid up the rods before the LORD in the
for they said, Lest the earth swallow us up [also. ]{16:35} tabernacle of witness. {17:8} And it came to pass, that on
And there came out a fire from the LORD, and consumed the morrow Moses went into the tabernacle of witness; and,
the two hundred and fifty men that offered incense. behold, the rod of Aaron for the house of Levi was budded,
and brought forth buds, and bloomed blossoms, and yielded
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almonds. {17:9} And Moses brought out all the rods from sanctuary, which [is] twenty gerahs. {18:17} But the
before the LORD unto all the children of Israel: and they firstling of a cow, or the firstling of a sheep, or the firstling
looked, and took every man his rod. of a goat, thou shalt not redeem; they [are] holy: thou shalt
sprinkle their blood upon the altar, and shalt burn their fat
{17:10} And the LORD said unto Moses, Bring Aaron’s [for] an offering made by fire, for a sweet savour unto the
rod again before the testimony, to be kept for a token LORD. {18:18} And the flesh of them shall be thine, as the
against the rebels; and thou shalt quite take away their wave breast and as the right shoulder are thine. {18:19} All
murmurings from me, that they die not. {17:11} And Moses the heave offerings of the holy things, which the children of
did [so:] as the LORD commanded him, so did he. {17:12} Israel offer unto the LORD, have I given thee, and thy sons
And the children of Israel spake unto Moses, saying, and thy daughters with thee, by a statute for ever: it is a
Behold, we die, we perish, we all perish. {17:13} covenant of salt for ever before the LORD unto thee and to
Whosoever cometh any thing near unto the tabernacle of the thy seed with thee.
LORD shall die: shall we be consumed with dying?
{18:20} And the LORD spake unto Aaron, Thou shalt
{18:1} And the LORD said unto Aaron, Thou and thy have no inheritance in their land, neither shalt thou have any
sons and thy father’s house with thee shall bear the iniquity part among them: I [am] thy part and thine inheritance
of the sanctuary: and thou and thy sons with thee shall bear among the children of Israel. {18:21} And, behold, I have
the iniquity of your priesthood. {18:2} And thy brethren given the children of Levi all the tenth in Israel for an
also of the tribe of Levi, the tribe of thy father, bring thou inheritance, for their service which they serve, [even] the
with thee, that they may be joined unto thee, and minister service of the tabernacle of the congregation. {18:22}
unto thee: but thou and thy sons with thee [shall minister] Neither must the children of Israel henceforth come nigh the
before the tabernacle of witness. {18:3} And they shall keep tabernacle of the congregation, lest they bear sin, and die.
thy charge, and the charge of all the tabernacle: only they {18:23} But the Levites shall do the service of the
shall not come nigh the vessels of the sanctuary and the tabernacle of the congregation, and they shall bear their
altar, that neither they, nor ye also, die. {18:4} And they iniquity: [it shall be] a statute for ever throughout your
shall be joined unto thee, and keep the charge of the generations, that among the children of Israel they have no
tabernacle of the congregation, for all the service of the inheritance. {18:24} But the tithes of the children of Israel,
tabernacle: and a stranger shall not come nigh unto you. which they offer [as] an heave offering unto the LORD, I
{18:5} And ye shall keep the charge of the sanctuary, and have given to the Levites to inherit: therefore I have said
the charge of the altar: that there be no wrath any more upon unto them, Among the children of Israel they shall have no
the children of Israel. {18:6} And I, behold, I have taken inheritance.
your brethren the Levites from among the children of Israel:
to you [they are] given [as] a gift for the LORD, to do the {18:25} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
service of the tabernacle of the congregation. {18:7} {18:26} Thus speak unto the Levites, and say unto them,
Therefore thou and thy sons with thee shall keep your When ye take of the children of Israel the tithes which I
priest’s office for every thing of the altar, and within the have given you from them for your inheritance, then ye
vail; and ye shall serve: I have given your priest’s office shall offer up an heave offering of it for the LORD, [even] a
[unto you as] a service of gift: and the stranger that cometh tenth [part] of the tithe. {18:27} And [this] your heave
nigh shall be put to death. offering shall be reckoned unto you, as though [it were] the
corn of the threshingfloor, and as the fulness of the
{18:8} And the LORD spake unto Aaron, Behold, I also winepress. {18:28} Thus ye also shall offer an heave
have given thee the charge of mine heave offerings of all offering unto the LORD of all your tithes, which ye receive
the hallowed things of the children of Israel; unto thee have of the children of Israel; and ye shall give thereof the
I given them by reason of the anointing, and to thy sons, by LORD’S heave offering to Aaron the priest. {18:29} Out of
an ordinance for ever. {18:9} This shall be thine of the most all your gifts ye shall offer every heave offering of the
holy things, [reserved] from the fire: every oblation of LORD, of all the best thereof, [even] the hallowed part
theirs, every meat offering of theirs, and every sin offering thereof out of it. {18:30} Therefore thou shalt say unto
of theirs, and every trespass offering of theirs, which they them, When ye have heaved the best thereof from it, then it
shall render unto me, [shall be] most holy for thee and for shall be counted unto the Levites as the increase of the
thy sons. {18:10} In the most holy [place] shalt thou eat it; threshingfloor, and as the increase of the winepress.
every male shall eat it: it shall be holy unto thee. {18:11} {18:31} And ye shall eat it in every place, ye and your
And this [is] thine; the heave offering of their gift, with all households: for it [is] your reward for your service in the
the wave offerings of the children of Israel: I have given tabernacle of the congregation. {18:32} And ye shall bear
them unto thee, and to thy sons and to thy daughters with no sin by reason of it, when ye have heaved from it the best
thee, by a statute for ever: every one that is clean in thy of it: neither shall ye pollute the holy things of the children
house shall eat of it. {18:12} All the best of the oil, and all of Israel, lest ye die.
the best of the wine, and of the wheat, the firstfruits of them
which they shall offer unto the LORD, them have I given {19:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron,
thee. {18:13} [And] whatsoever is first ripe in the land, saying, {19:2} This [is] the ordinance of the law which the
which they shall bring unto the LORD, shall be thine; every LORD hath commanded, saying, Speak unto the children of
one that is clean in thine house shall eat [of] it. {18:14} Israel, that they bring thee a red heifer without spot, wherein
Every thing devoted in Israel shall be thine. {18:15} Every [is] no blemish, [and] upon which never came yoke: {19:3}
thing that openeth the matrix in all flesh, which they bring And ye shall give her unto Eleazar the priest, that he may
unto the LORD, [whether it be] of men or beasts, shall be bring her forth without the camp, and [one] shall slay her
thine: nevertheless the firstborn of man shalt thou surely before his face: {19:4} And Eleazar the priest shall take of
redeem, and the firstling of unclean beasts shalt thou her blood with his finger, and sprinkle of her blood directly
redeem. {18:16} And those that are to be redeemed from a before the tabernacle of the congregation seven times:
month old shalt thou redeem, according to thine estimation, {19:5} And [one] shall burn the heifer in his sight; her skin,
for the money of five shekels, after the shekel of the and her flesh, and her blood, with her dung, shall he burn:
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{19:6} And the priest shall take cedar wood, and hyssop, went from the presence of the assembly unto the door of the
and scarlet, and cast [it] into the midst of the burning of the tabernacle of the congregation, and they fell upon their
heifer. {19:7} Then the priest shall wash his clothes, and he faces: and the glory of the LORD appeared unto them.
shall bathe his flesh in water, and afterward he shall come
into the camp, and the priest shall be unclean until the even. {20:7} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {20:8}
{19:8} And he that burneth her shall wash his clothes in Take the rod, and gather thou the assembly together, thou,
water, and bathe his flesh in water, and shall be unclean and Aaron thy brother, and speak ye unto the rock before
until the even. {19:9} And a man [that is] clean shall gather their eyes; and it shall give forth his water, and thou shalt
up the ashes of the heifer, and lay [them] up without the bring forth to them water out of the rock: so thou shalt give
camp in a clean place, and it shall be kept for the the congregation and their beasts drink. {20:9} And Moses
congregation of the children of Israel for a water of took the rod from before the LORD, as he commanded him.
separation: it [is] a purification for sin. {19:10} And he that {20:10} And Moses and Aaron gathered the congregation
gathereth the ashes of the heifer shall wash his clothes, and together before the rock, and he said unto them, Hear now,
be unclean until the even: and it shall be unto the children of ye rebels; must we fetch you water out of this rock? {20:11}
Israel, and unto the stranger that sojourneth among them, And Moses lifted up his hand, and with his rod he smote the
for a statute for ever. rock twice: and the water came out abundantly, and the
congregation drank, and their beasts [also.
{19:11} He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall
be unclean seven days. {19:12} He shall purify himself with ]{20:12} And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron,
it on the third day, and on the seventh day he shall be clean: Because ye believed me not, to sanctify me in the eyes of
but if he purify not himself the third day, then the seventh the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this
day he shall not be clean. {19:13} Whosoever toucheth the congregation into the land which I have given them.
dead body of any man that is dead, and purifieth not {20:13} This [is] the water of Meribah; because the children
himself, defileth the tabernacle of the LORD; and that soul of Israel strove with the LORD, and he was sanctified in
shall be cut off from Israel: because the water of separation them.
was not sprinkled upon him, he shall be unclean; his
uncleanness [is] yet upon him. {19:14} This [is] the law, {20:14} And Moses sent messengers from Kadesh unto
when a man dieth in a tent: all that come into the tent, and the king of Edom, Thus saith thy brother Israel, Thou
all that [is] in the tent, shall be unclean seven days. {19:15} knowest all the travail that hath befallen us: {20:15} How
And every open vessel, which hath no covering bound upon our fathers went down into Egypt, and we have dwelt in
it, [is] unclean. {19:16} And whosoever toucheth one that is Egypt a long time; and the Egyptians vexed us, and our
slain with a sword in the open fields, or a dead body, or a fathers: {20:16} And when we cried unto the LORD, he
bone of a man, or a grave, shall be unclean seven days. heard our voice, and sent an angel, and hath brought us
{19:17} And for an unclean [person] they shall take of the forth out of Egypt: and, behold, we [are] in Kadesh, a city in
ashes of the burnt heifer of purification for sin, and running the uttermost of thy border: {20:17} Let us pass, I pray thee,
water shall be put thereto in a vessel: {19:18} And a clean through thy country: we will not pass through the fields, or
person shall take hyssop, and dip [it] in the water, and through the vineyards, neither will we drink [of] the water
sprinkle [it] upon the tent, and upon all the vessels, and of the wells: we will go by the king’s [high] way, we will
upon the persons that were there, and upon him that touched not turn to the right hand nor to the left, until we have
a bone, or one slain, or one dead, or a grave: {19:19} And passed thy borders. {20:18} And Edom said unto him, Thou
the clean [person] shall sprinkle upon the unclean on the shalt not pass by me, lest I come out against thee with the
third day, and on the seventh day: and on the seventh day he sword. {20:19} And the children of Israel said unto him,
shall purify himself, and wash his clothes, and bathe himself We will go by the high way: and if I and my cattle drink of
in water, and shall be clean at even. {19:20} But the man thy water, then I will pay for it: I will only, without [doing]
that shall be unclean, and shall not purify himself, that soul any thing [else,] go through on my feet. {20:20} And he
shall be cut off from among the congregation, because he said, Thou shalt not go through. And Edom came out
hath defiled the sanctuary of the LORD: the water of against him with much people, and with a strong hand.
separation hath not been sprinkled upon him; he [is] {20:21} Thus Edom refused to give Israel passage through
unclean. {19:21} And it shall be a perpetual statute unto his border: wherefore Israel turned away from him.
them, that he that sprinkleth the water of separation shall
wash his clothes; and he that toucheth the water of {20:22} And the children of Israel, [even] the whole
separation shall be unclean until even. {19:22} And congregation, journeyed from Kadesh, and came unto
whatsoever the unclean [person] toucheth shall be unclean; mount Hor. {20:23} And the LORD spake unto Moses and
and the soul that toucheth [it] shall be unclean until even. Aaron in mount Hor, by the coast of the land of Edom,
saying, {20:24} Aaron shall be gathered unto his people: for
{20:1} Then came the children of Israel, [even] the whole he shall not enter into the land which I have given unto the
congregation, into the desert of Zin in the first month: and children of Israel, because ye rebelled against my word at
the people abode in Kadesh; and Miriam died there, and the water of Meribah. {20:25} Take Aaron and Eleazar his
was buried there. {20:2} And there was no water for the son, and bring them up unto mount Hor: {20:26} And strip
congregation: and they gathered themselves together against Aaron of his garments, and put them upon Eleazar his son:
Moses and against Aaron. {20:3} And the people chode and Aaron shall be gathered [unto his people,] and shall die
with Moses, and spake, saying, Would God that we had there. {20:27} And Moses did as the LORD commanded:
died when our brethren died before the LORD! {20:4} And and they went up into mount Hor in the sight of all the
why have ye brought up the congregation of the LORD into congregation. {20:28} And Moses stripped Aaron of his
this wilderness, that we and our cattle should die there? garments, and put them upon Eleazar his son; and Aaron
{20:5} And wherefore have ye made us to come up out of died there in the top of the mount: and Moses and Eleazar
Egypt, to bring us in unto this evil place? it [is] no place of came down from the mount. {20:29} And when all the
seed, or of figs, or of vines, or of pomegranates; neither [is] congregation saw that Aaron was dead, they mourned for
there any water to drink. {20:6} And Moses and Aaron Aaron thirty days, [even] all the house of Israel.
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{21:1} And [when] king Arad the Canaanite, which dwelt Arnon unto Jabbok, even unto the children of Ammon: for
in the south, heard tell that Israel came by the way of the the border of the children of Ammon [was] strong. {21:25}
spies; then he fought against Israel, and took [some] of them And Israel took all these cities: and Israel dwelt in all the
prisoners. {21:2} And Israel vowed a vow unto the LORD, cities of the Amorites, in Heshbon, and in all the villages
and said, If thou wilt indeed deliver this people into my thereof. {21:26} For Heshbon [was] the city of Sihon the
hand, then I will utterly destroy their cities. {21:3} And the king of the Amorites, who had fought against the former
LORD hearkened to the voice of Israel, and delivered up the king of Moab, and taken all his land out of his hand, even
Canaanites; and they utterly destroyed them and their cities: unto Arnon. {21:27} Wherefore they that speak in proverbs
and he called the name of the place Hormah. say, Come into Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and
prepared: {21:28} For there is a fire gone out of Heshbon, a
{21:4} And they journeyed from mount Hor by the way of flame from the city of Sihon: it hath consumed Ar of Moab,
the Red sea, to compass the land of Edom: and the soul of [and] the lords of the high places of Arnon. {21:29} Woe to
the people was much discouraged because of the way. thee, Moab! thou art undone, O people of Chemosh: he hath
{21:5} And the people spake against God, and against given his sons that escaped, and his daughters, into captivity
Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die unto Sihon king of the Amorites. {21:30} We have shot at
in the wilderness? for [there is] no bread, neither [is there them; Heshbon is perished even unto Dibon, and we have
any] water; and our soul loatheth this light bread. {21:6} laid them waste even unto Nophah, which [reacheth] unto
And the LORD sent fiery serpents among the people, and Medeba.
they bit the people; and much people of Israel died.
{21:31} Thus Israel dwelt in the land of the Amorites.
{21:7} Therefore the people came to Moses, and said, We {21:32} And Moses sent to spy out Jaazer, and they took
have sinned, for we have spoken against the LORD, and the villages thereof, and drove out the Amorites that [were]
against thee; pray unto the LORD, that he take away the there.
serpents from us. And Moses prayed for the people. {21:8}
And the LORD said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, {21:33} And they turned and went up by the way of
and set it upon a pole: and it shall come to pass, that every Bashan: and Og the king of Bashan went out against them,
one that is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall live. {21:9} he, and all his people, to the battle at Edrei. {21:34} And
And Moses made a serpent of brass, and put it upon a pole, the LORD said unto Moses, Fear him not: for I have
and it came to pass, that if a serpent had bitten any man, delivered him into thy hand, and all his people, and his land;
when he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived. and thou shalt do to him as thou didst unto Sihon king of the
Amorites, which dwelt at Heshbon. {21:35} So they smote
{21:10} And the children of Israel set forward, and him, and his sons, and all his people, until there was none
pitched in Oboth. {21:11} And they journeyed from Oboth, left him alive: and they possessed his land.
and pitched at Ije-abarim, in the wilderness which [is]
before Moab, toward the sunrising. {22:1} And the children of Israel set forward, and pitched
in the plains of Moab on this side Jordan [by] Jericho.
{21:12} From thence they removed, and pitched in the
valley of Zared. {21:13} From thence they removed, and {22:2} And Balak the son of Zippor saw all that Israel had
pitched on the other side of Arnon, which [is] in the done to the Amorites. {22:3} And Moab was sore afraid of
wilderness that cometh out of the coasts of the Amorites: for the people, because they [were] many: and Moab was
Arnon [is] the border of Moab, between Moab and the distressed because of the children of Israel. {22:4} And
Amorites. {21:14} Wherefore it is said in the book of the Moab said unto the elders of Midian, Now shall this
wars of the LORD, What he did in the Red sea, and in the company lick up all [that are] round about us, as the ox
brooks of Arnon, {21:15} And at the stream of the brooks licketh up the grass of the field. And Balak the son of
that goeth down to the dwelling of Ar, and lieth upon the Zippor [was] king of the Moabites at that time. {22:5} He
border of Moab. {21:16} And from thence [they went] to sent messengers therefore unto Balaam the son of Beor to
Beer: that [is] the well whereof the LORD spake unto Pethor, which [is] by the river of the land of the children of
Moses, Gather the people together, and I will give them his people, to call him, saying, Behold, there is a people
water. come out from Egypt: behold, they cover the face of the
earth, and they abide over against me: {22:6} Come now
{21:17} Then Israel sang this song, Spring up, O well; therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people; for they [are]
sing ye unto it: {21:18} The princes digged the well, the too mighty for me: peradventure I shall prevail, [that] we
nobles of the people digged it, by [the direction of] the may smite them, and [that] I may drive them out of the land:
lawgiver, with their staves. And from the wilderness [they for I wot that he whom thou blessest [is] blessed, and he
went] to Mattanah: {21:19} And from Mattanah to whom thou cursest is cursed. {22:7} And the elders of
Nahaliel: and from Nahaliel to Bamoth: {21:20} And from Moab and the elders of Midian departed with the rewards of
Bamoth [in] the valley, that [is] in the country of Moab, to divination in their hand; and they came unto Balaam, and
the top of Pisgah, which looketh toward Jeshimon. spake unto him the words of Balak. {22:8} And he said
unto them, Lodge here this night, and I will bring you word
{21:21} And Israel sent messengers unto Sihon king of again, as the LORD shall speak unto me: and the princes of
the Amorites, saying, {21:22} Let me pass through thy land: Moab abode with Balaam. {22:9} And God came unto
we will not turn into the fields, or into the vineyards; we Balaam, and said, What men [are] these with thee? {22:10}
will not drink [of] the waters of the well: [but] we will go And Balaam said unto God, Balak the son of Zippor, king
along by the king’s [high] way, until we be past thy borders. of Moab, hath sent unto me, [saying, ]{22:11} Behold,
{21:23} And Sihon would not suffer Israel to pass through [there is] a people come out of Egypt, which covereth the
his border: but Sihon gathered all his people together, and face of the earth: come now, curse me them; peradventure I
went out against Israel into the wilderness: and he came to shall be able to overcome them, and drive them out.
Jahaz, and fought against Israel. {21:24} And Israel smote {22:12} And God said unto Balaam, Thou shalt not go with
him with the edge of the sword, and possessed his land from them; thou shalt not curse the people: for they [are] blessed.
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{22:13} And Balaam rose up in the morning, and said unto border of Arnon, which [is] in the utmost coast. {22:37}
the princes of Balak, Get you into your land: for the LORD And Balak said unto Balaam, Did I not earnestly send unto
refuseth to give me leave to go with you. {22:14} And the thee to call thee? wherefore camest thou not unto me? am I
princes of Moab rose up, and they went unto Balak, and not able indeed to promote thee to honour? {22:38} And
said, Balaam refuseth to come with us. Balaam said unto Balak, Lo, I am come unto thee: have I
now any power at all to say any thing? the word that God
{22:15} And Balak sent yet again princes, more, and putteth in my mouth, that shall I speak. {22:39} And
more honourable than they. {22:16} And they came to Balaam went with Balak, and they came unto Kirjath-
Balaam, and said to him, Thus saith Balak the son of huzoth. {22:40} And Balak offered oxen and sheep, and
Zippor, Let nothing, I pray thee, hinder thee from coming sent to Balaam, and to the princes that [were] with him.
unto me: {22:17} For I will promote thee unto very great {22:41} And it came to pass on the morrow, that Balak took
honour, and I will do whatsoever thou sayest unto me: come Balaam, and brought him up into the high places of Baal,
therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people. {22:18} And that thence he might see the utmost [part] of the people.
Balaam answered and said unto the servants of Balak, If
Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I {23:1} And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me here seven
cannot go beyond the word of the LORD my God, to do less altars, and prepare me here seven oxen and seven rams.
or more. {22:19} Now therefore, I pray you, tarry ye also {23:2} And Balak did as Balaam had spoken; and Balak
here this night, that I may know what the LORD will say and Balaam offered on [every] altar a bullock and a ram.
unto me more. {22:20} And God came unto Balaam at {23:3} And Balaam said unto Balak, Stand by thy burnt
night, and said unto him, If the men come to call thee, rise offering, and I will go: peradventure the LORD will come
up, [and] go with them; but yet the word which I shall say to meet me: and whatsoever he sheweth me I will tell thee.
unto thee, that shalt thou do. {22:21} And Balaam rose up And he went to an high place. {23:4} And God met
in the morning, and saddled his ass, and went with the Balaam: and he said unto him, I have prepared seven altars,
princes of Moab. and I have offered upon [every] altar a bullock and a ram.
{23:5} And the LORD put a word in Balaam’s mouth, and
{22:22} And God’s anger was kindled because he went: said, Return unto Balak, and thus thou shalt speak. {23:6}
and the angel of the LORD stood in the way for an And he returned unto him, and, lo, he stood by his burnt
adversary against him. Now he was riding upon his ass, and sacrifice, he, and all the princes of Moab. {23:7} And he
his two servants [were] with him. {22:23} And the ass saw took up his parable, and said, Balak the king of Moab hath
the angel of the LORD standing in the way, and his sword brought me from Aram, out of the mountains of the east,
drawn in his hand: and the ass turned aside out of the way, [saying,] Come, curse me Jacob, and come, defy Israel.
and went into the field: and Balaam smote the ass, to turn {23:8} How shall I curse, whom God hath not cursed? or
her into the way. {22:24} But the angel of the LORD stood how shall I defy, [whom] the LORD hath not defied?
in a path of the vineyards, a wall [being] on this side, and a {23:9} For from the top of the rocks I see him, and from the
wall on that side. {22:25} And when the ass saw the angel hills I behold him: lo, the people shall dwell alone, and shall
of the LORD, she thrust herself unto the wall, and crushed not be reckoned among the nations. {23:10} Who can count
Balaam’s foot against the wall: and he smote her again. the dust of Jacob, and the number of the fourth [part] of
{22:26} And the angel of the LORD went further, and stood Israel? Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last
in a narrow place, where [was] no way to turn either to the end be like his! {23:11} And Balak said unto Balaam, What
right hand or to the left. {22:27} And when the ass saw the hast thou done unto me? I took thee to curse mine enemies,
angel of the LORD, she fell down under Balaam: and and, behold, thou hast blessed [them] altogether. {23:12}
Balaam’s anger was kindled, and he smote the ass with a And he answered and said, Must I not take heed to speak
staff. {22:28} And the LORD opened the mouth of the ass, that which the LORD hath put in my mouth? {23:13} And
and she said unto Balaam, What have I done unto thee, that Balak said unto him, Come, I pray thee, with me unto
thou hast smitten me these three times? {22:29} And another place, from whence thou mayest see them: thou
Balaam said unto the ass, Because thou hast mocked me: I shalt see but the utmost part of them, and shalt not see them
would there were a sword in mine hand, for now would I all: and curse me them from thence.
kill thee. {22:30} And the ass said unto Balaam, [Am] not I
thine ass, upon which thou hast ridden ever since [I was] {23:14} And he brought him into the field of Zophim, to
thine unto this day? was I ever wont to do so unto thee? the top of Pisgah, and built seven altars, and offered a
And he said, Nay. {22:31} Then the LORD opened the eyes bullock and a ram on [every] altar. {23:15} And he said
of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in unto Balak, Stand here by thy burnt offering, while I meet
the way, and his sword drawn in his hand: and he bowed [the LORD] yonder. {23:16} And the LORD met Balaam,
down his head, and fell flat on his face. {22:32} And the and put a word in his mouth, and said, Go again unto Balak,
angel of the LORD said unto him, Wherefore hast thou and say thus. {23:17} And when he came to him, behold, he
smitten thine ass these three times? behold, I went out to stood by his burnt offering, and the princes of Moab with
withstand thee, because [thy] way is perverse before me: him. And Balak said unto him, What hath the LORD
{22:33} And the ass saw me, and turned from me these spoken? {23:18} And he took up his parable, and said, Rise
three times: unless she had turned from me, surely now also up, Balak, and hear; hearken unto me, thou son of Zippor:
I had slain thee, and saved her alive. {22:34} And Balaam {23:19} God [is] not a man, that he should lie; neither the
said unto the angel of the LORD, I have sinned; for I knew son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he
not that thou stoodest in the way against me: now therefore, not do [it?] or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it
if it displease thee, I will get me back again. {22:35} And good? {23:20} Behold, I have received [commandment] to
the angel of the LORD said unto Balaam, Go with the men: bless: and he hath blessed; and I cannot reverse it. {23:21}
but only the word that I shall speak unto thee, that thou shalt He hath not beheld iniquity in Jacob, neither hath he seen
speak. So Balaam went with the princes of Balak. perverseness in Israel: the LORD his God [is] with him, and
the shout of a king [is] among them. {23:22} God brought
{22:36} And when Balak heard that Balaam was come, he them out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an
went out to meet him unto a city of Moab, which [is] in the unicorn. {23:23} Surely [there is] no enchantment against
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Jacob, neither [is there] any divination against Israel: of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and shall
according to this time it shall be said of Jacob and of Israel, smite the corners of Moab, and destroy all the children of
What hath God wrought! {23:24} Behold, the people shall Sheth. {24:18} And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also
rise up as a great lion, and lift up himself as a young lion: he shall be a possession for his enemies; and Israel shall do
shall not lie down until he eat [of] the prey, and drink the valiantly. {24:19} Out of Jacob shall come he that shall
blood of the slain. have dominion, and shall destroy him that remaineth of the
city.
{23:25} And Balak said unto Balaam, Neither curse them
at all, nor bless them at all. {23:26} But Balaam answered {24:20} And when he looked on Amalek, he took up his
and said unto Balak, Told not I thee, saying, All that the parable, and said, Amalek [was] the first of the nations; but
LORD speaketh, that I must do? his latter end [shall be] that he perish for ever. {24:21} And
he looked on the Kenites, and took up his parable, and said,
{23:27} And Balak said unto Balaam, Come, I pray thee, Strong is thy dwellingplace, and thou puttest thy nest in a
I will bring thee unto another place; peradventure it will rock. {24:22} Nevertheless the Kenite shall be wasted, until
please God that thou mayest curse me them from thence. Asshur shall carry thee away captive. {24:23} And he took
{23:28} And Balak brought Balaam unto the top of Peor, up his parable, and said, Alas, who shall live when God
that looketh toward Jeshimon. {23:29} And Balaam said doeth this! {24:24} And ships [shall come] from the coast
unto Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here of Chittim, and shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber,
seven bullocks and seven rams. {23:30} And Balak did as and he also shall perish for ever. {24:25} And Balaam rose
Balaam had said, and offered a bullock and a ram on [every] up, and went and returned to his place: and Balak also went
altar. his way.

{24:1} And when Balaam saw that it pleased the LORD {25:1} And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began
to bless Israel, he went not, as at other times, to seek for to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab. {25:2}
enchantments, but he set his face toward the wilderness. And they called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods:
{24:2} And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel and the people did eat, and bowed down to their gods.
abiding [in his tents] according to their tribes; and the spirit {25:3} And Israel joined himself unto Baal-peor: and the
of God came upon him. {24:3} And he took up his parable, anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel. {25:4} And
and said, Balaam the son of Beor hath said, and the man the LORD said unto Moses, Take all the heads of the
whose eyes are open hath said: {24:4} He hath said, which people, and hang them up before the LORD against the sun,
heard the words of God, which saw the vision of the that the fierce anger of the LORD may be turned away from
Almighty, falling [into a trance,] but having his eyes open: Israel. {25:5} And Moses said unto the judges of Israel,
{24:5} How goodly are thy tents, O Jacob, [and] thy Slay ye every one his men that were joined unto Baal-peor.
tabernacles, O Israel! {24:6} As the valleys are they spread
forth, as gardens by the river’s side, as the trees of lign aloes {25:6} And, behold, one of the children of Israel came
which the LORD hath planted, [and] as cedar trees beside and brought unto his brethren a Midianitish woman in the
the waters. {24:7} He shall pour the water out of his sight of Moses, and in the sight of all the congregation of
buckets, and his seed [shall be] in many waters, and his king the children of Israel, who [were] weeping [before] the door
shall be higher than Agag, and his kingdom shall be exalted. of the tabernacle of the congregation. {25:7} And when
{24:8} God brought him forth out of Egypt; he hath as it Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest,
were the strength of an unicorn: he shall eat up the nations saw [it,] he rose up from among the congregation, and took
his enemies, and shall break their bones, and pierce [them] a javelin in his hand; {25:8} And he went after the man of
through with his arrows. {24:9} He couched, he lay down Israel into the tent, and thrust both of them through, the man
as a lion, and as a great lion: who shall stir him up? Blessed of Israel, and the woman through her belly. So the plague
[is] he that blesseth thee, and cursed is he that curseth thee. was stayed from the children of Israel. {25:9} And those
that died in the plague were twenty and four thousand.
{24:10} And Balak’s anger was kindled against Balaam,
and he smote his hands together: and Balak said unto {25:10} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
Balaam, I called thee to curse mine enemies, and, behold, {25:11} Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the
thou hast altogether blessed [them] these three times. priest, hath turned my wrath away from the children of
{24:11} Therefore now flee thou to thy place: I thought to Israel, while he was zealous for my sake among them, that I
promote thee unto great honour; but, lo, the LORD hath consumed not the children of Israel in my jealousy. {25:12}
kept thee back from honour. {24:12} And Balaam said unto Wherefore say, Behold, I give unto him my covenant of
Balak, Spake I not also to thy messengers which thou peace: {25:13} And he shall have it, and his seed after him,
sentest unto me, saying, {24:13} If Balak would give me his [even] the covenant of an everlasting priesthood; because he
house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the was zealous for his God, and made an atonement for the
commandment of the LORD, to do [either] good or bad of children of Israel. {25:14} Now the name of the Israelite
mine own mind; [but] what the LORD saith, that will I that was slain, [even] that was slain with the Midianitish
speak? {24:14} And now, behold, I go unto my people: woman, [was] Zimri, the son of Salu, a prince of a chief
come [therefore, and] I will advertise thee what this people house among the Simeonites. {25:15} And the name of the
shall do to thy people in the latter days. Midianitish woman that was slain [was] Cozbi, the daughter
of Zur; he [was] head over a people, [and] of a chief house
{24:15} And he took up his parable, and said, Balaam the in Midian.
son of Beor hath said, and the man whose eyes are open
hath said: {24:16} He hath said, which heard the words of {25:16} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
God, and knew the knowledge of the most High, [which] {25:17} Vex the Midianites, and smite them: {25:18} For
saw the vision of the Almighty, falling [into a trance,] but they vex you with their wiles, wherewith they have beguiled
having his eyes open: {24:17} I shall see him, but not now: you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the
I shall behold him, but not nigh: there shall come a Star out daughter of a prince of Midian, their sister, which was slain
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in the day of the plague for Peor’s sake. Elonites: of Jahleel, the family of the Jahleelites. {26:27}
These [are] the families of the Zebulunites according to
{26:1} And it came to pass after the plague, that the those that were numbered of them, threescore thousand and
LORD spake unto Moses and unto Eleazar the son of Aaron five hundred.
the priest, saying, {26:2} Take the sum of all the
congregation of the children of Israel, from twenty years old {26:28} The sons of Joseph after their families [were]
and upward, throughout their fathers’ house, all that are able Manasseh and Ephraim. {26:29} Of the sons of Manasseh:
to go to war in Israel. {26:3} And Moses and Eleazar the of Machir, the family of the Machirites: and Machir begat
priest spake with them in the plains of Moab by Jordan Gilead: of Gilead [come] the family of the Gileadites.
[near] Jericho, saying, {26:4} [Take the sum of the people,] {26:30} These [are] the sons of Gilead: [of] Jeezer, the
from twenty years old and upward; as the LORD family of the Jeezerites: of Helek, the family of the
commanded Moses and the children of Israel, which went Helekites: {26:31} And [of] Asriel, the family of the
forth out of the land of Egypt. Asrielites: and [of] Shechem, the family of the Shechemites:
{26:32} And [of] Shemida, the family of the Shemidaites:
{26:5} Reuben, the eldest son of Israel: the children of and [of] Hepher, the family of the Hepherites.
Reuben; Hanoch, [of whom cometh] the family of the
Hanochites: of Pallu, the family of the Palluites: {26:6} Of {26:33} And Zelophehad the son of Hepher had no sons,
Hezron, the family of the Hezronites: of Carmi, the family but daughters: and the names of the daughters of
of the Carmites. {26:7} These [are] the families of the Zelophehad [were] Mahlah, and Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and
Reubenites: and they that were numbered of them were Tirzah. {26:34} These [are] the families of Manasseh, and
forty and three thousand and seven hundred and thirty. those that were numbered of them, fifty and two thousand
{26:8} And the sons of Pallu; Eliab. {26:9} And the sons of and seven hundred.
Eliab; Nemuel, and Dathan, and Abiram. This [is that]
Dathan and Abiram, [which were] famous in the {26:35} These [are] the sons of Ephraim after their
congregation, who strove against Moses and against Aaron families: of Shuthelah, the family of the Shuthalhites: of
in the company of Korah, when they strove against the Becher, the family of the Bachrites: of Tahan, the family of
LORD: {26:10} And the earth opened her mouth, and the Tahanites. {26:36} And these [are] the sons of
swallowed them up together with Korah, when that Shuthelah: of Eran, the family of the Eranites. {26:37}
company died, what time the fire devoured two hundred and These [are] the families of the sons of Ephraim according to
fifty men: and they became a sign. {26:11} Notwithstanding those that were numbered of them, thirty and two thousand
the children of Korah died not. and five hundred. These [are] the sons of Joseph after their
families.
{26:12} The sons of Simeon after their families: of
Nemuel, the family of the Nemuelites: of Jamin, the family {26:38} The sons of Benjamin after their families: of
of the Jaminites: of Jachin, the family of the Jachinites: Bela, the family of the Belaites: of Ashbel, the family of the
{26:13} Of Zerah, the family of the Zarhites: of Shaul, the Ashbelites: of Ahiram, the family of the Ahiramites:
family of the Shaulites. {26:14} These [are] the families of {26:39} Of Shupham, the family of the Shuphamites: of
the Simeonites, twenty and two thousand and two hundred. Hupham, the family of the Huphamites. {26:40} And the
sons of Bela were Ard and Naaman: [of Ard,] the family of
{26:15} The children of Gad after their families: of the Ardites: [and] of Naaman, the family of the Naamites.
Zephon, the family of the Zephonites: of Haggi, the family {26:41} These [are] the sons of Benjamin after their
of the Haggites: of Shuni, the family of the Shunites: families: and they that were numbered of them [were] forty
{26:16} Of Ozni, the family of the Oznites: of Eri, the and five thousand and six hundred.
family of the Erites: {26:17} Of Arod, the family of the
Arodites: of Areli, the family of the Arelites. {26:18} These {26:42} These [are] the sons of Dan after their families:
[are] the families of the children of Gad according to those of Shuham, the family of the Shuhamites. These [are] the
that were numbered of them, forty thousand and five families of Dan after their families. {26:43} All the families
hundred. of the Shuhamites, according to those that were numbered
of them, [were] threescore and four thousand and four
{26:19} The sons of Judah [were] Er and Onan: and Er hundred.
and Onan died in the land of Canaan. {26:20} And the sons
of Judah after their families were; of Shelah, the family of {26:44} [Of] the children of Asher after their families: of
the Shelanites: of Pharez, the family of the Pharzites: of Jimna, the family of the Jimnites: of Jesui, the family of the
Zerah, the family of the Zarhites. {26:21} And the sons of Jesuites: of Beriah, the family of the Beriites. {26:45} Of
Pharez were; of Hezron, the family of the Hezronites: of the sons of Beriah: of Heber, the family of the Heberites: of
Hamul, the family of the Hamulites. {26:22} These [are] the Malchiel, the family of the Malchielites. {26:46} And the
families of Judah according to those that were numbered of name of the daughter of Asher [was] Sarah. {26:47} These
them, threescore and sixteen thousand and five hundred. [are] the families of the sons of Asher according to those
that were numbered of them; [who were] fifty and three
{26:23} [Of] the sons of Issachar after their families: [of] thousand and four hundred.
Tola, the family of the Tolaites: of Pua, the family of the
Punites: {26:24} Of Jashub, the family of the Jashubites: of {26:48} [Of] the sons of Naphtali after their families: of
Shimron, the family of the Shimronites. {26:25} These [are] Jahzeel, the family of the Jahzeelites: of Guni, the family of
the families of Issachar according to those that were the Gunites: {26:49} Of Jezer, the family of the Jezerites: of
numbered of them, threescore and four thousand and three Shillem, the family of the Shillemites. {26:50} These [are]
hundred. the families of Naphtali according to their families: and they
that were numbered of them [were] forty and five thousand
{26:26} [Of] the sons of Zebulun after their families: of and four hundred. {26:51} These [were] the numbered of
Sered, the family of the Sardites: of Elon, the family of the the children of Israel, six hundred thousand and a thousand
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seven hundred and thirty. have no brethren, then ye shall give his inheritance unto his
father’s brethren. {27:11} And if his father have no
{26:52} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, brethren, then ye shall give his inheritance unto his kinsman
{26:53} Unto these the land shall be divided for an that is next to him of his family, and he shall possess it: and
inheritance according to the number of names. {26:54} To it shall be unto the children of Israel a statute of judgment,
many thou shalt give the more inheritance, and to few thou as the LORD commanded Moses.
shalt give the less inheritance: to every one shall his
inheritance be given according to those that were numbered {27:12} And the LORD said unto Moses, Get thee up into
of him. {26:55} Notwithstanding the land shall be divided this mount Abarim, and see the land which I have given
by lot: according to the names of the tribes of their fathers unto the children of Israel. {27:13} And when thou hast
they shall inherit. {26:56} According to the lot shall the seen it, thou also shalt be gathered unto thy people, as
possession thereof be divided between many and few. Aaron thy brother was gathered. {27:14} For ye rebelled
against my commandment in the desert of Zin, in the strife
{26:57} And these [are] they that were numbered of the of the congregation, to sanctify me at the water before their
Levites after their families: of Gershon, the family of the eyes: that [is] the water of Meribah in Kadesh in the
Gershonites: of Kohath, the family of the Kohathites: of wilderness of Zin.
Merari, the family of the Merarites. {26:58} These [are] the
families of the Levites: the family of the Libnites, the {27:15} And Moses spake unto the LORD, saying,
family of the Hebronites, the family of the Mahlites, the {27:16} Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh,
family of the Mushites, the family of the Korathites. And set a man over the congregation, {27:17} Which may go out
Kohath begat Amram. {26:59} And the name of Amram’s before them, and which may go in before them, and which
wife [was] Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, whom [her may lead them out, and which may bring them in; that the
mother] bare to Levi in Egypt: and she bare unto Amram congregation of the LORD be not as sheep which have no
Aaron and Moses, and Miriam their sister. {26:60} And shepherd.
unto Aaron was born Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and
Ithamar. {26:61} And Nadab and Abihu died, when they {27:18} And the LORD said unto Moses, Take thee
offered strange fire before the LORD. {26:62} And those Joshua the son of Nun, a man in whom [is] the spirit, and
that were numbered of them were twenty and three lay thine hand upon him; {27:19} And set him before
thousand, all males from a month old and upward: for they Eleazar the priest, and before all the congregation; and give
were not numbered among the children of Israel, because him a charge in their sight. {27:20} And thou shalt put
there was no inheritance given them among the children of some of thine honour upon him, that all the congregation of
Israel. the children of Israel may be obedient. {27:21} And he shall
stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall ask [counsel] for
{26:63} These [are] they that were numbered by Moses him after the judgment of Urim before the LORD: at his
and Eleazar the priest, who numbered the children of Israel word shall they go out, and at his word they shall come in,
in the plains of Moab by Jordan [near] Jericho. {26:64} But [both] he, and all the children of Israel with him, even all
among these there was not a man of them whom Moses and the congregation. {27:22} And Moses did as the LORD
Aaron the priest numbered, when they numbered the commanded him: and he took Joshua, and set him before
children of Israel in the wilderness of Sinai. {26:65} For the Eleazar the priest, and before all the congregation: {27:23}
LORD had said of them, They shall surely die in the And he laid his hands upon him, and gave him a charge, as
wilderness. And there was not left a man of them, save the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses.
Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun.
{28:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {28:2}
{27:1} Then came the daughters of Zelophehad, the son Command the children of Israel, and say unto them, My
of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of offering, [and] my bread for my sacrifices made by fire,
Manasseh, of the families of Manasseh the son of Joseph: [for] a sweet savour unto me, shall ye observe to offer unto
and these are the names of his daughters; Mahlah, Noah, me in their due season. {28:3} And thou shalt say unto
and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Tirzah. {27:2} And they stood them, This is the offering made by fire which ye shall offer
before Moses, and before Eleazar the priest, and before the unto the LORD; two lambs of the first year without spot day
princes and all the congregation, [by] the door of the by day, [for] a continual burnt offering. {28:4} The one
tabernacle of the congregation, saying, {27:3} Our father lamb shalt thou offer in the morning, and the other lamb
died in the wilderness, and he was not in the company of shalt thou offer at even; {28:5} And a tenth [part] of an
them that gathered themselves together against the LORD in ephah of flour for a meat offering, mingled with the fourth
the company of Korah; but died in his own sin, and had no [part] of an hin of beaten oil. {28:6} [It is] a continual burnt
sons. {27:4} Why should the name of our father be done offering, which was ordained in mount Sinai for a sweet
away from among his family, because he hath no son? Give savour, a sacrifice made by fire unto the LORD. {28:7}
unto us [therefore] a possession among the brethren of our And the drink offering thereof [shall be] the fourth [part] of
father. {27:5} And Moses brought their cause before the an hin for the one lamb: in the holy [place] shalt thou cause
LORD. the strong wine to be poured unto the LORD [for] a drink
offering. {28:8} And the other lamb shalt thou offer at even:
{27:6} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {27:7} as the meat offering of the morning, and as the drink
The daughters of Zelophehad speak right: thou shalt surely offering thereof, thou shalt offer [it,] a sacrifice made by
give them a possession of an inheritance among their fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD.
father’s brethren; and thou shalt cause the inheritance of
their father to pass unto them. {27:8} And thou shalt speak {28:9} And on the sabbath day two lambs of the first year
unto the children of Israel, saying, If a man die, and have no without spot, and two tenth deals of flour [for] a meat
son, then ye shall cause his inheritance to pass unto his offering, mingled with oil, and the drink offering thereof:
daughter. {27:9} And if he have no daughter, then ye shall {28:10} [This is] the burnt offering of every sabbath, beside
give his inheritance unto his brethren. {27:10} And if he the continual burnt offering, and his drink offering.
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{28:11} And in the beginnings of your months ye shall seventh month an holy convocation; and ye shall afflict
offer a burnt offering unto the LORD; two young bullocks, your souls: ye shall not do any work [therein: ]{29:8} But
and one ram, seven lambs of the first year without spot; ye shall offer a burnt offering unto the LORD [for] a sweet
{28:12} And three tenth deals of flour [for] a meat offering, savour; one young bullock, one ram, [and] seven lambs of
mingled with oil, for one bullock; and two tenth deals of the first year; they shall be unto you without blemish:
flour [for] a meat offering, mingled with oil, for one ram; {29:9} And their meat offering [shall be of] flour mingled
{28:13} And a several tenth deal of flour mingled with oil with oil, three tenth deals to a bullock, [and] two tenth deals
[for] a meat offering unto one lamb; [for] a burnt offering of to one ram, {29:10} A several tenth deal for one lamb,
a sweet savour, a sacrifice made by fire unto the LORD. throughout the seven lambs: {29:11} One kid of the goats
{28:14} And their drink offerings shall be half an hin of [for] a sin offering; beside the sin offering of atonement,
wine unto a bullock, and the third [part] of an hin unto a and the continual burnt offering, and the meat offering of it,
ram, and a fourth [part] of an hin unto a lamb: this [is] the and their drink offerings.
burnt offering of every month throughout the months of the
year. {28:15} And one kid of the goats for a sin offering {29:12} And on the fifteenth day of the seventh month ye
unto the LORD shall be offered, beside the continual burnt shall have an holy convocation; ye shall do no servile work,
offering, and his drink offering. {28:16} And in the and ye shall keep a feast unto the LORD seven days:
fourteenth day of the first month [is] the passover of the {29:13} And ye shall offer a burnt offering, a sacrifice
LORD. {28:17} And in the fifteenth day of this month [is] made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD; thirteen
the feast: seven days shall unleavened bread be eaten. young bullocks, two rams, [and] fourteen lambs of the first
{28:18} In the first day [shall be] an holy convocation; ye year; they shall be without blemish: {29:14} And their meat
shall do no manner of servile work [therein: ]{28:19} But offering [shall be of] flour mingled with oil, three tenth
ye shall offer a sacrifice made by fire [for] a burnt offering deals unto every bullock of the thirteen bullocks, two tenth
unto the LORD; two young bullocks, and one ram, and deals to each ram of the two rams, {29:15} And a several
seven lambs of the first year: they shall be unto you without tenth deal to each lamb of the fourteen lambs: {29:16} And
blemish: {28:20} And their meat offering [shall be of] flour one kid of the goats [for] a sin offering; beside the continual
mingled with oil: three tenth deals shall ye offer for a burnt offering, his meat offering, and his drink offering.
bullock, and two tenth deals for a ram; {28:21} A several
tenth deal shalt thou offer for every lamb, throughout the {29:17} And on the second day [ye shall offer] twelve
seven lambs: {28:22} And one goat [for] a sin offering, to young bullocks, two rams, fourteen lambs of the first year
make an atonement for you. {28:23} Ye shall offer these without spot: {29:18} And their meat offering and their
beside the burnt offering in the morning, which [is] for a drink offerings for the bullocks, for the rams, and for the
continual burnt offering. {28:24} After this manner ye shall lambs, [shall be] according to their number, after the
offer daily, throughout the seven days, the meat of the manner: {29:19} And one kid of the goats [for] a sin
sacrifice made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD: it offering; beside the continual burnt offering, and the meat
shall be offered beside the continual burnt offering, and his offering thereof, and their drink offerings.
drink offering. {28:25} And on the seventh day ye shall
have an holy convocation; ye shall do no servile work. {29:20} And on the third day eleven bullocks, two rams,
fourteen lambs of the first year without blemish; {29:21}
{28:26} Also in the day of the firstfruits, when ye bring a And their meat offering and their drink offerings for the
new meat offering unto the LORD, after your weeks [be bullocks, for the rams, and for the lambs, [shall be]
out,] ye shall have an holy convocation; ye shall do no according to their number, after the manner: {29:22} And
servile work: {28:27} But ye shall offer the burnt offering one goat [for] a sin offering; beside the continual burnt
for a sweet savour unto the LORD; two young bullocks, one offering, and his meat offering, and his drink offering.
ram, seven lambs of the first year; {28:28} And their meat
offering of flour mingled with oil, three tenth deals unto one {29:23} And on the fourth day ten bullocks, two rams,
bullock, two tenth deals unto one ram, {28:29} A several [and] fourteen lambs of the first year without blemish:
tenth deal unto one lamb, throughout the seven lambs; {29:24} Their meat offering and their drink offerings for the
{28:30} [And] one kid of the goats, to make an atonement bullocks, for the rams, and for the lambs, [shall be]
for you. {28:31} Ye shall offer [them] beside the continual according to their number, after the manner: {29:25} And
burnt offering, and his meat offering, (they shall be unto one kid of the goats [for] a sin offering; beside the continual
you without blemish) and their drink offerings. burnt offering, his meat offering, and his drink offering.

{29:1} And in the seventh month, on the first [day] of the {29:26} And on the fifth day nine bullocks, two rams,
month, ye shall have an holy convocation; ye shall do no [and] fourteen lambs of the first year without spot: {29:27}
servile work: it is a day of blowing the trumpets unto you. And their meat offering and their drink offerings for the
{29:2} And ye shall offer a burnt offering for a sweet bullocks, for the rams, and for the lambs, [shall be]
savour unto the LORD; one young bullock, one ram, [and] according to their number, after the manner: {29:28} And
seven lambs of the first year without blemish: {29:3} And one goat [for] a sin offering; beside the continual burnt
their meat offering [shall be of] flour mingled with oil, three offering, and his meat offering, and his drink offering.
tenth deals for a bullock, [and] two tenth deals for a ram,
{29:4} And one tenth deal for one lamb, throughout the {29:29} And on the sixth day eight bullocks, two rams,
seven lambs: {29:5} And one kid of the goats [for] a sin [and] fourteen lambs of the first year without blemish:
offering, to make an atonement for you: {29:6} Beside the {29:30} And their meat offering and their drink offerings
burnt offering of the month, and his meat offering, and the for the bullocks, for the rams, and for the lambs, [shall be]
daily burnt offering, and his meat offering, and their drink according to their number, after the manner: {29:31} And
offerings, according unto their manner, for a sweet savour, a one goat [for] a sin offering; beside the continual burnt
sacrifice made by fire unto the LORD. offering, his meat offering, and his drink offering.

{29:7} And ye shall have on the tenth [day] of this {29:32} And on the seventh day seven bullocks, two
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rams, [and] fourteen lambs of the first year without blemish: the father and his daughter, [being yet] in her youth in her
{29:33} And their meat offering and their drink offerings father’s house.
for the bullocks, for the rams, and for the lambs, [shall be]
according to their number, after the manner: {29:34} And {31:1} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, {31:2}
one goat [for] a sin offering; beside the continual burnt Avenge the children of Israel of the Midianites: afterward
offering, his meat offering, and his drink offering. shalt thou be gathered unto thy people. {31:3} And Moses
spake unto the people, saying, Arm some of yourselves unto
{29:35} On the eighth day ye shall have a solemn the war, and let them go against the Midianites, and avenge
assembly: ye shall do no servile work [therein: ]{29:36} But the LORD of Midian. {31:4} Of every tribe a thousand,
ye shall offer a burnt offering, a sacrifice made by fire, of a throughout all the tribes of Israel, shall ye send to the war.
sweet savour unto the LORD: one bullock, one ram, seven {31:5} So there were delivered out of the thousands of
lambs of the first year without blemish: {29:37} Their meat Israel, a thousand of [every] tribe, twelve thousand armed
offering and their drink offerings for the bullock, for the for war. {31:6} And Moses sent them to the war, a thousand
ram, and for the lambs, [shall be] according to their number, of [every] tribe, them and Phinehas the son of Eleazar the
after the manner: {29:38} And one goat [for] a sin offering; priest, to the war, with the holy instruments, and the
beside the continual burnt offering, and his meat offering, trumpets to blow in his hand. {31:7} And they warred
and his drink offering. {29:39} These [things] ye shall do against the Midianites, as the LORD commanded Moses;
unto the LORD in your set feasts, beside your vows, and and they slew all the males. {31:8} And they slew the kings
your freewill offerings, for your burnt offerings, and for of Midian, beside the rest of them that were slain; [namely,]
your meat offerings, and for your drink offerings, and for Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, five kings of
your peace offerings. {29:40} And Moses told the children Midian: Balaam also the son of Beor they slew with the
of Israel according to all that the LORD commanded Moses. sword. {31:9} And the children of Israel took [all] the
women of Midian captives, and their little ones, and took
{30:1} And Moses spake unto the heads of the tribes the spoil of all their cattle, and all their flocks, and all their
concerning the children of Israel, saying, This is the thing goods. {31:10} And they burnt all their cities wherein they
which the LORD hath commanded. {30:2} If a man vow a dwelt, and all their goodly castles, with fire. {31:11} And
vow unto the LORD, or swear an oath to bind his soul with they took all the spoil, and all the prey, [both] of men and of
a bond; he shall not break his word, he shall do according to beasts. {31:12} And they brought the captives, and the prey,
all that proceedeth out of his mouth. {30:3} If a woman also and the spoil, unto Moses, and Eleazar the priest, and unto
vow a vow unto the LORD, and bind [herself] by a bond, the congregation of the children of Israel, unto the camp at
[being] in her father’s house in her youth; {30:4} And her the plains of Moab, which [are] by Jordan [near] Jericho.
father hear her vow, and her bond wherewith she hath
bound her soul, and her father shall hold his peace at her: {31:13} And Moses, and Eleazar the priest, and all the
then all her vows shall stand, and every bond wherewith she princes of the congregation, went forth to meet them
hath bound her soul shall stand. {30:5} But if her father without the camp. {31:14} And Moses was wroth with the
disallow her in the day that he heareth; not any of her vows, officers of the host, [with] the captains over thousands, and
or of her bonds wherewith she hath bound her soul, shall captains over hundreds, which came from the battle.
stand: and the LORD shall forgive her, because her father {31:15} And Moses said unto them, Have ye saved all the
disallowed her. {30:6} And if she had at all an husband, women alive? {31:16} Behold, these caused the children of
when she vowed, or uttered ought out of her lips, wherewith Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to commit trespass
she bound her soul; {30:7} And her husband heard [it,] and against the LORD in the matter of Peor, and there was a
held his peace at her in the day that he heard [it:] then her plague among the congregation of the LORD. {31:17} Now
vows shall stand, and her bonds wherewith she bound her therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill
soul shall stand. {30:8} But if her husband disallowed her every woman that hath known man by lying with him.
on the day that he heard [it;] then he shall make her vow {31:18} But all the women children, that have not known a
which she vowed, and that which she uttered with her lips, man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves. {31:19}
wherewith she bound her soul, of none effect: and the And do ye abide without the camp seven days: whosoever
LORD shall forgive her. {30:9} But every vow of a widow, hath killed any person, and whosoever hath touched any
and of her that is divorced, wherewith they have bound their slain, purify [both] yourselves and your captives on the third
souls, shall stand against her. {30:10} And if she vowed in day, and on the seventh day. {31:20} And purify all [your]
her husband’s house, or bound her soul by a bond with an raiment, and all that is made of skins, and all work of goats’
oath; {30:11} And her husband heard [it,] and held his [hair,] and all things made of wood.
peace at her, [and] disallowed her not: then all her vows
shall stand, and every bond wherewith she bound her soul {31:21} And Eleazar the priest said unto the men of war
shall stand. {30:12} But if her husband hath utterly made which went to the battle, This is the ordinance of the law
them void on the day he heard [them; then] whatsoever which the LORD commanded Moses; {31:22} Only the
proceeded out of her lips concerning her vows, or gold, and the silver, the brass, the iron, the tin, and the lead,
concerning the bond of her soul, shall not stand: her {31:23} Every thing that may abide the fire, ye shall make
husband hath made them void; and the LORD shall forgive [it] go through the fire, and it shall be clean: nevertheless it
her. {30:13} Every vow, and every binding oath to afflict shall be purified with the water of separation: and all that
the soul, her husband may establish it, or her husband may abideth not the fire ye shall make go through the water.
make it void. {30:14} But if her husband altogether hold his {31:24} And ye shall wash your clothes on the seventh day,
peace at her from day to day; then he establisheth all her and ye shall be clean, and afterward ye shall come into the
vows, or all her bonds, which [are] upon her: he confirmeth camp.
them, because he held his peace at her in the day that he
heard [them. ]{30:15} But if he shall any ways make them {31:25} And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
void after that he hath heard [them;] then he shall bear her {31:26} Take the sum of the prey that was taken, [both] of
iniquity. {30:16} These [are] the statutes, which the LORD man and of beast, thou, and Eleazar the priest, and the chief
commanded Moses, between a man and his wife, between fathers of the congregation: {31:27} And divide the prey
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into two parts; between them that took the war upon them, and to Eleazar the priest, and unto the princes of the
who went out to battle, and between all the congregation: congregation, saying, {32:3} Ataroth, and Dibon, and Jazer,
{31:28} And levy a tribute unto the LORD of the men of and Nimrah, and Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Shebam, and
war which went out to battle: one soul of five hundred, Nebo, and Beon, {32:4} [Even] the country which the
[both] of the persons, and of the beeves, and of the asses, LORD smote before the congregation of Israel, [is] a land
and of the sheep: {31:29} Take [it] of their half, and give for cattle, and thy servants have cattle: {32:5} Wherefore,
[it] unto Eleazar the priest, [for] an heave offering of the said they, if we have found grace in thy sight, let this land
LORD. {31:30} And of the children of Israel’s half, thou be given unto thy servants for a possession, [and] bring us
shalt take one portion of fifty, of the persons, of the beeves, not over Jordan.
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