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5 And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, came with 11 The people come to Sinai. 3 God's message his sons and his wife unto Moses into the wil. by Moses unto the people out of the mount. 8 derness, where he encamped at the mount of The people's answer returned again. 10 The God:

people are prepared against the third day. 12 6 And he said unto Moses, I thy father-in-law The mountain must not be touched. 16 Tho Jethro am come unto thee, and thy wife, and

fearful presence of God upon the mount. her two sons with her.

TN the third month, when the children of Israel 7 1 And Moses went out to meet his father-in I were gone forth out of the land of Egypt, the law, and did obeisance, and kissed him: and same day came they into the wilderness of Si. they asked each other of their welfare ; and they nai. came into the tent...

2 For they were departed from Rephidim, and 8 And Moses told his father-in-law all that the were come to the desert of Sinai, and had pitched LORD had done unto Pharaob, and to the Egyp. in the wilderness; and there Israel camped betians for Israel's sake, and all the travail that fore the mount. had come upon them by the way, and how the 3 And Moses went up unto God, and the LORD Lord delivered them.

called unto him out of the mountain, saying, 9 And Jethro rejoiced for all the goodness Thus shalt thou say to the house of Jacob, and which the LORD had done to Israel, whom he tell the children of Israel; had delivered out of the hand of the Egyptians. 4 Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians,

10 And Jethro said, Blessed be the LORD, who and how I bare you on eagles' wings, and brought hath delivered you out of the hand of the Egyp. you unto myself. tians, and out of the hand of Pharaoh, who hath 5 Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice in. delivered the people from under the hand of the deed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a Egyptians.

peculiar treasure unto me above all people : for Il Now I know that the LORD is greater than all the earth is mine: all gods: for in the thing wherein they dealt 6 And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, proudly, he was above them.

and an holy nation. These are the words which 12 And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took a thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel. burnt-offering and sacrifices for God: and Aaron 71 And Moses came and called for the elders came, and all the elders of Israel to eat bread of the people, and laid before their faces all these with Moses' father-in-law before God.

words which the LORD commanded him. 13 I And it came to pass on the morrow, that 8 And all the people answered together, and Moses sat to judge the people: and the people said, All that the Lord hath spoken we will do. stood by Moses from the morning unto the even And Moses returned the words of the people uning.

to the LORD. 14 And when Moses' father-in-law saw all that 9 And the LORD said unto Moses, Lo, I come he did to the people, he said, What is this thing unto thee in a thick cloud, that the people may that thou doest to the people? Why sittest thou hear when I speak with thee, and believe thee thyself alone, and all the people stand by thee for ever. And Moses told the words of the peo. from morning unto even?

ple unto the LORD. 15 And Moses said unto his father-in-law, Be 10 1 And the LORD said unto Moses, Go unto cause the people come unto me to inquire of the people, and sanctify them to-day and to. God:

morrow, and let them wash their clothes, 16 When they have a matter, they come unto 11 And be ready against the third day: for the me, and I judge between one and another, and I third day the Lord will come down in the sight do make them know the statutes of God, and his of all the people upon mount Sinai. laws.

12 And thou shalt set bounds unto the people 17 And Moses' father-in-law said unto him, round about, saying, Take heed to yourselves, The thing that thou doest is not good,

that ye go not up into the mount, or touch the 18 Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, border of it: whosoever toucheth the mount shall and this people that is with thee: for this thing be surely put to death: is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to per 13 There shall not a hand touch it, but he shall form it thyself alone.

surely be stoned or shot through: whether it be 19 Hearken now unto my voice, I will give beast or man, it shall not live: when the trum. thee counsel, and God shall be with thee: Be pet soundeth long, they shall come up to the thou for the people to God-ward, that thou may.

mount. est bring the causes unto God:

14 11 And Moses went down from the mount 20 And thou shalt teach them ordinances and unto the people, and sanctified the people; and laws, and shalt shew them the way wherein they they washed their clothes. must walk, and the work that they must do.

15 And he said unto the people, Be ready 21 Moreover, thou shalt provide out of all the against the third day: come not at your wives. people, able men, such as fear God, men of 16 1 And it came to pass on the third day truth, hating covetousness; and place such over in the morning, that there were thunders and them to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, hundreds, rulers of tift es, and rulers of' tens : and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud;

22 And let them judge the people at all sea so that all the people that was in the camp tremsons: and it shall be, that every great matter bled. they shall bring unto thee, but every small mat. 17 And Moses brought forth the people out of ter they shall judge: so shall it be easier for thy. the camp to meet with God; and they stood at self, and they shall bear the burden with thee. the nether part of the mount.

23 If thou shalt do this thing, and God com. 18 And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke, mand thee so, then thou shalt be able to endure, because the LORD descended upon it in fire: and and all this people shall also go to their place in the smoke thereof ascended as the smoke of a peace,

furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly. 24 So Moses hearkened to the voice of his fu. 19 And when the voice of the trumpet sounded ther-in-law, and did all that he had said,

long, and waxed louder and louder, Moses spake, 25 And Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and God answered him by a voice. and made them heads over the people, rulers of 20 And the LORD came down upon mount Si. thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, nai, on the top of the mount: and the LORD and rulers of tens.

called Moses up to the top of the mount; and 26. And they judged the people at all seasons : Moses went up. the hard causes they brought unto Moses, but 21 And the Lord said unto Moses, Go down, every small matter they judged themselves. charge the people, lest they break through unto

97 And Moses let his father-in-law depart: the LORD to gaze, and many of them perish. and he went his way into his own land.

22 And let the priests also which come near to

The ten commandments. CHAPTER XXI. Divers laws and ordinances. the LORD, sanctify themselves, lest the LORD to me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt. break forth upon them.

offerings, and thy peace.offerings, thy sheep, 23 And Moses said unto the LORD. The peo. and thine oxen: in all places where I record ple cannot come up to mount Sinai: for thou my nume I will come unto thee, and I will bless chargedst us, saying, Set bounds about the

thee. mount, and sanctify it.

25 And if thou wilt make me an altar of 24 And the LORD said unto him, Away, get stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn stone, for thee down, and thou shalt come up, thou, and if thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou hast pol. Aaron with thee: but let not the priests and the luted it. people break through, to come up unto the 26 Neither shalt thou go up by steps unto LORD, lest he break forth upon them.

mine altar, that thy nakedness be not discovered 25 So Moses went down unto the people, and thereon. spake unto them.


1 Laws for men-servants. 5 For the servant 1 The ten commandments. 18 The people are whose car is bored. 7 For women-scrvants.

afraid. 20 Moses comforteth them. 22 Idol. 12 Fur manslaughter. 16 For steulers of men. atry is forbidden. 24 Of what sort the altar 17 For cirsers of parents. 18 For sma'ers. should be.

22 For a hurt by chance. 28 For an or that AND God spake all these words, saying,

goreth. 33 For him that is an occasion of 1 2 I am the LORD thy God, which have

harm. brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the TOW these are the judgments which thou house of bondage.

shalt set before them. 3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me. 2 If thou buy an Hebrew servant, six years he

4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out image, or any likeness of any thing that is in free for nothing. henven above, or that is in the earth beneath, 3 If he came in by himself, he shall go out by or that is in the water under the earth:

himself: if he were married, then bis wife shall 5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, go out with him. nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a 4 If his master have given him a wife, and she jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers have borne him sons or daughters, the wife and npon the children unto the third and fourth gen. her children shall be her master's, and he shall cration of them that hate me;

go out by himself. 6 And shewing mercy unto thousands of 5 And if the servant shall plainly say, I love them that love me, and keep my command. my master, my wife, and my children ; I will ments.

not go out free: 7 Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD 6 Then his master shall bring him unto the thy God in vain : for the LORD will not hold him judges: he shall also bring him to the door, or guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

unto the door-post; and his master shall bore his 8 Remember the sabbath-day to keep it holy. ear through with an awl; and he shall serve him

9 Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy for ever. work:

71 And if a man sell his daughter to be a 10 But the seventh day is the sabbath of the maid-servant, she shall not go out as the menLORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any servants do. work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy 8 If she please not her master, who hath beman servant, nor thy maid servant, nor thy trothed her to himself, then shall he let her be cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy redeeined: to sell her unto a strange nation he gates:

shall have no power, seeing he hath dealt de. 11 For in six days the Lord made heaven and ceitfully with her. earth, the sea and all that in them_is, and rested 9 And if he have betrothed her unto his son, the seventh day: wherefore the Lord blessed he shall deal with her after the manner of daugh the sabbath-day, and hallowed it.

ters. 12 1 Honour thy father and thy mother ; that 10 If he take him another wife; her food, her thy days may be long, upon the land which the raiment, and her duty of marriage shall he not LORD thy God giveth thee.

diminish. 13 Thou shalt not kill.

11 And if he do not these three unto her, then 14 Thou shalt not commit adultery.

shall she go out free w.thout money. 15 Thou shalt not steal.

12 1 He that smiteth a man, so that he die, 16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against shall be surely put to death. " thy neighbour.

13 And if a man lie not in wait, but God de. 17 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, liver him into his hapd; then I will appoint thee thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor a place whither he shall flee. his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his 14 But if a man come presumptuously upon ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neigh. his neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou bour's,

shalt take him from mine altar, that he may 18 11 And all the people saw the thunderings, die. and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, 15 T And he that smiteth his father, or his and the mountain smoking: and when the mother, shall be surely put to death people saw it, they removed, and stood afar 16 | And he that stealeth a man, and selleth

him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely 19 And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with be put to death. us, and we will hear: but let not God speak 17 11 And he that curseth his father or his mo. with us, lest we die.

ther, shall surely be put to death. 20 And Moses said unto the people, Fear not: 18 | And if men strive together, and one smite for God is come to prove you, and that his fear another with a stone, or with his fist, and he die may be before your faces, that ye sin not.

not, but keepeth his bed : 21 And the people stood afar off, and Moses 19 If he rise again, and walk abroad upon his drew near unto the thick darkness where God staff, then shall he that smite him be quit: only was.

he shall pay for the loss of his time, and shall 2 And the LORD said unto Moses, Thus cause him to be thoroughly healed. thou shalt say unto the children of Israel ; Ye 20 11 And if a man smite his servant, or his have seen that I have talked with you from maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he henven.

shall be surely punished. 23 Ye shall not make with me gods of sil. 21 Nutw thstanding, if he continue a day or ver, neither shall ye make unto you gods of two, he shall not be punished : for he is his gola.

money, 24 T An altar of earth thou shalt make un. 22 i 'If men strive, and hurt a woman with

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and ordinances. child, so that her fruit depart from her, and yet, the house shall be brought unto the judges, to no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished, see whether he have put his hand unto his neigh. according as the woman's husband will lay up. bour's goods. on him; and he shall pay as the judges deter 9 For all manner of trespass, whether it be mine.

for ox, for ass, for sheep, for raiment, or for any 23 And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt manner of lost thing which another challengeth give life for life,

to be his : the cause of both parties shall come 224 Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, before the judges ; and whom the judges shall foot for foot,

condemn, he shall pay double unto his neigh25 Burning for burning, wound for wound, bour. stripe for stripe.

10 If a man deliver unto his neighbour an ass, 26 1 And if a man smite the eye of his ser. or an ox, or a sheep, or any beast to keep ; and vant, or the eye of his maid, that it perish; he it die, or be hurt, or driven away, no man seeing shall let him go free for his eye's sake.

27 And if he smite out his man-servant's tooth, 11 Then shall an oath of the LORD be between or his maid-servant's tooth; he shall let him go them both, that he hath not put his hand unto free for his tooth's sake.

his neighbour's goods; and the owner of it shall 28 | If an ox gore a man or a woman, that accept thereof, and he shall not make it good. they die : then the ox shall be surely stoned, and 12 And if it be stolen from him, he shall make his flesh shall not be eaten ; but the owner of the restitution unto the owner thereof. ox shall be quit.

13 If it be torn in pieces: then let him bring it 29 But if the ox were wont to push with his for witness, and he shall not make good that horn in time past, and it hath been testified to which was torn. his owner, and he hath not kept him in, but that 14 1 And if a man borrow aught of his neigh. he hath killed a man or a woman : the ox shall bour, and it be hurt, or die, the owner thereof be stoned, and his owner also shall be put to | being not with it, he shall surely make it good. death.

15 But if the owner thereof be with it, he shall 30 If there be laid on him a sum of money, not make it good: if it be an bired thing, it then he shall give for the ransom of his life what. came for his hire. soever is laid upon him.

16 11 And if a man entice a maid that is not 31 Whether he have gored a son, or have betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely en. gored a daughter, according to this judgment

dow her to be his wife. shall it be done unto him.

17 If her father utterly refuse to give her unto 32 If the ox shall push a man-servant, or a him, he shall pay money according to the dowry maid-servant; he shall give unto their master of virgins. thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be 18 11 Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live. stoned.

19 T Whosoever lieth with a beast shall surely 33 And if a man shall open a pit, or if a man be put to death. shall dig a pit, and not cover it, and an ox or

20 1 He that sacrificeth unto any god, save an ass fall therein;

unto the LORD only, he shall be utterly de. 34 The owner of the pit shall make it good, stroyed. and give money unto the owner of them; and

21 1 Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor the dead beast shall be his.

oppress him: for ye were strangers in the land 35 1 And if one man's ox hurt another's that of Egypt. he die, then they shall sell the live ox, and divide

221 Ye shall not afflict any widow, or father. the money of it, and the dead or also they shall | less child. divide.

23 If thou afflict them in any wise, and they 36 Or if it be known that the ox hath used to cry at all unto me, I will surely hear their cry ;. push in time past, and his owner hath not kept 24 And my wrath shall wax hot, and I will him in; he shall surely pay ox for ox, and the kill you with the sword; and your wives shall dead shall be his own.

be widows, and your children fatherless. CHAPTER XXII.

25 | 1f thou lend money to any of my people

that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as 1 of theft. 5 Of damage. 7 Of trespasses. an usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.

14 Of borrowing. 16 Of fornication. 18 Of 26 If thou at all take thy neighbour's raiment witchcraft. 19 of beastiality. 20 Of idola. to pledge, thou shalt deliver it unto him by that try. 21 Of strangers, widows, and father.

the sun goeth down: less. 25 Of usury. 26 Of pledges, 28 Of

27 For that is his covering only, it is his rai. reverence to magistrates. 29 Öf the first. ment for his skin: wherein shall he sleep? and fruits.

it shall come to pass, when he crieth unto me, TF a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill that I will hear; for I am gracious. dit, or sell it; he shall restore five oxen for an

28 11 Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse ox, and four sheep for a sheep.

the ruler of thy people. 2 1 If a thief be found breaking up, and be 29 1 Thou shalt not delay to offer the first of smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed thy ripe fruits, and of thy liquors: the first-born for him.

of thy sons shalt thou give unto me. 3 If the sun be risen upon him there shall be 30 Likewise shalt thou do with thine oxen, blood shed for him : for he should make full res. and with thy sheep: seven days it shall be with titution; if he have nothing, then he shall be his dam; on the eighth day thou shalt give it sold for his theft.

me. 4 If the theft be certainly found in his hand 31 1 And ye shall be holy men unto me: alive, whether it be ox, or ass, or sheep; he shall neither shall ye eat any flesh that is torn of restore double.

beasts in the field; ye shall cast it to the dogs. 51 If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to

CHAPTER XXIII. be eaten, and shall put in his benst, and shall feed in another man's field : of the best of his

1 Of slander and false witness. 3, 6 Of jus. own field, and of the best of his own vineyard

tice. 4 Of charitableness. 10 of the year shall he make restitution.

of rest. 12 Of the sabbath. 13 Of idolatry. 6 1 If fire break out, and catch in thorns, so

14 of the three feasts. 18 of the blood and that the stacks of corn, or the standing corn, or

the fat of the sacrifice. 20 An Angel is the field be consumed therewith; he that kindled

promised, with a blessing, if they obey him. the fire shall surely make restitution..

THOU shalt not raise a false report : put not 7 1 If a man shall deliver unto his neighbour I thine hand with the wicked to be an unrightmoney or stuff to keep, and it be stolen out of the eous witness. man's house; if the thief be found, let him pay 2 Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do double.

evil ; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to de. 8 If the thief be not found, then the master of cline after many to wrest judgment :

man in his cu ineet thirte surely bring

An Angel is promised. CHAPTER XXIV. God's glory appeareth. 3T Neither shalt thou countenance a poor shall drive out the Hivite, the Canaanite, and

the Hittite from before thee. 4 1 If thou ineet thine enemy's ox or his ass 29 I will not drive them out from before thee in going astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to one year : lest the land become desolate, and the him again. .

beast of the field multiply against thee, 5 If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee 30 By little and Ittle I will drive them out from lying under his burden, and wouldest forbear to before thee, until thou be increased, and inherit help him, thou shult surely help with him.

the lund. 6 Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of thy 31 And I will set thy bounds from the Red sea poor in his cause.

even unto the sea of the Philistines, and from the 7 Keep thee far from a false matter; and the desert unto the river: for I will deliver the in. innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will hab tants of the land into your hand; and thou not justify the wicked.

shalt drive them out before thee. 8 11 And thou shalt take no gift; for the gift | 32 Thou shalt make no covenant with them, blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of nor with their gods. the righteous.

33 They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they 9 Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger: for make thee sin against me: for if thou serve their ye know the heart of a stranger, seeing ye were gods, it will surely be a snare unto thee. strangers in the land of Egypt.

CHAPTER XXIV. 10 Ånd six years thou shalt sow thy land, and shalt gather in the fruits thereof:

1 Moses is called up into the mountain. 3 The 11 But the seventh year thou shalt let it rest people promise obedience. 4 Moses buildeth and lie still; that the poor of thy people may

an altar, and twelve pillars. 6 He sprinkleth eat: and what they leave the beasts of the field

the blood of the covenant. 9 The glory of shall eat. In like manner thou shalt deal with

God appeareth. 14 Aaron and Hur have the thy vineyard, and with thy oliveyard.

charge of the people. 15 Moses goeth into the 12 Six days thou shalt do thy work, and on the mountain, where he continueth forty days and seventh day thou shalt rest : thut thine ox and

forty nights. thine ass may rest, and the son of thy handmaid, AND he said unto Moses, Come up unto the and the strunger, may be refreshed.

LORD, thou, and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, 13 And in all things that I have said unto you, and seventy of the elders of Israel ; and worship be circumspect: and make no mention of the ye afar oft. name of other gods, neither let it be heard out 2 And Moses alone shall come near the LORD: of thy mouth.

but they shall not come nigh; neither shall the 14 T Three times thou shalt keep a feast unto | people go up him. me in the year.

31 And Moses came and told the people all 15 Thou shalt keep the feast of unlea vened the words of the LORD, and all the judgments : bread: (thou shalt eat unleavened bread seven and all the people answered with one voice, and days, as I commanded thee, in the time appointed said, All the words which the LORD hath said of the month Abib; for in it thou camest out will we do. from Egypt: and none shall appear before me 4 And Moses wrote all the words of the LORD, empty :)

and rose up early in the morning, and builded an 16 And the feast of harvest, the first-fruits of altar under the hill, and twelve pillars according thy labours, which thou hast sown in the field: to the twelve tribes of Israel. and the feast of ingathering, which is in the end 5 And he sent young men of the children of Is. of the year, when thou hast guthered in thy rael, which offered burnt-offerings, and sacri. labours out of the field.

ficed pence-offerings of oxen unto the LORD. 17 Three times in the year all thy males shall 6 And Moses took half of the blood, and put it appear before the LORD God.

in basins; and half of the blood he sprinkled on 18 Thou shalt not offer the blood of my sacri. the altar. fice with leavened bread: neither shall the fat of 7 And he took the book of the covenant, and my sacrifice remain until the morning.

read in the audience of the people: and they 19 The first of the first-fruits of thy land thou said, All that the LORD hath said will we do, shalt bring into the house of the LORD thy God, and be obedient. Thou shalt not seethe a kid in his mother's 8 And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled it milk.

on the people, and said, Behold the blood of the 20 1 Behold, I send an Angel before thee, to covenant, which the LORD hath made with you keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the concerning all these words. place which I have prepared.

911 Then went up Moses, and Aaron, Nadab, 21 Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel: him not: for he will not pardon your transgres. 10 And they saw the God of Israel: and there sions : for my name is in him.

was under his feet as it were a paved work of a 22 But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and sapphire-stone, and as it were the body of heaven do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy un. in his clearness. to thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine i And upon the nobles of the children of Is. adversaries,

rael he laid not his hand: also they saw God, 23 For mine Angel shall go before thee, and and did eat and drink. bring thee in unto the Amorites, and the Hittites, 12 1 And the LORD said unto Moses, Come and the Perizzites, and the Canaanites, and the up to me into the mount, and be there : and I Hivites, and the Jebusites ; and I will cut them will give thee tables of stone, and a law, and

commandments which I have written ; that thout 24 Thou shalt not bow down to their gods, nor muyest teach them, serve them, nor do after their works : but thou 13 And Moses rose up, and his minister shalt utterly overthrow them, and quite break Joshua: and Moses went up into the mount of down their images.

God. 25 And ye shall serve the LORD your God, 14 And he said unto the elders, Tarry ye here and he shall bless thy bread, and thy water; for us, until we come again unto you: and be. and I will take sickness away from the midst of hold, Aaron and Hur are with you: if any man thee.

have any matters to do, let him come unto 26 1 There shall nothing cast their young, nor them. be barren, in thy land: the number of thy days I | 15 And Moses went up into the mount, and a will fulfil.

cloud covered the niount. 27 I will send my fear before thee, and will de. 16 And the glory of the LORD abode upon stroy all the people to whom thou shalt come, | mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it six days: and I will make all thine enemies turn their and the seventh day he called unto Moses out of backs unto thee.

the midst of the cloud. 28 And I will send hornets before thee, which 17 And the sight of the glory of the LORD WAS

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What the people are to offer. . EXODUS.

The golden candlestick. fike devouring fire on the top of the mount in the 1, 25, And thou shalt make unto it a border of an eyes of the children of Israel.

hand-breadth round about, and thou shalt make 18 And Moses went into the midst of the a golden crown to the border thereof round cloud, and gat him up into the mount: and Mo about. ses was in the mount forty days and forty nights. 26 And thou shalt make for it four rings of CHAPTER XXV.

gold, and put the rings in the four corners that

are on the four feet thereof. 1 What the Israelites must offer for the making

27 Over against the border shall the rings be of the tabernacle. 10 The form of the ark.

for places of the staves to bear the table. 17 The mercy-seat, with the cherubims. 23 28 And thou shalt make the staves of shittim. The table, with the furniture thereof. 31

wood, and overlay them with gold, that the taThe candlestick, with the instruments there. ble may be borne with them. of.

29 And thou shalt make the dishes thereof, and AND the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, spoons thereof, and covers thereof, and bowls m 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, that thereof, to cover withal: of pure gold shalt thou they bring me an offering : of every man that make them, giveth it willingly with his heart ye shall take 30 And thou shalt set upon the table shewmy offering.

bread before me alway. **3 And this is the offering which ye shall take 31 1 And thou shalt make a candlestick of of them; gold, and silver, and brass,

pure gold: of beaten work shall the candlestick 4 And blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine be made: his shatt, and leis branches, his bowls, linen, and goats' hair,

his knops, and his flowers, shall be of the same. 5 And rams' skins dyed red, and badgers' 32 And six branches shall come out of the sides skins, and shittim-wood,

of it; three branches of the candlestick out of 6 Oil for the light, spices for anointing oil, and the one side, and three branches of the candle. for sweet incense,

stick out of the other side: 7 Onyx-stones, and stones to be set in the eph 33 Three bowls made like unto almonds, with od, and in the breast-plate.

a knop and a flower in one branch; and three 8 And let them make me a sanctuary ; that I bowls made like almonds in the other branch, may dwell among them.

with a knop and a flower: so in the six branches 9 According to all that I shew thee, after the that come out of the candlestick. pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all 34 And in the candlestick shall be four bowls the instruments thereof, even so shall ye make made like unto almonds, with their knops and

their flowers. 10 T And they shall make an ark of shittim. 35 And there shall be a knop under two wood: two cubits and a half shall be the length branches of the same, and a knop under two thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth branches of the same, and a knop under two thereof, and a cubit and a half the height there. branches of the same, according to the six of.

branches that proceed out of the candlestick. 11 And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, 36 Their knops and their branches shall be of within and without shalt thou overlay it ; and the same: all of it shall be one beaten work of shalt make upon it a crown of gold round pure gold. about.

37 And thou shalt make the seven lamps there. 12 And thou shalt cast four rings of gold for it, of: and they shall light the lamps thereof, that and put them in the four corners thereof; and they may give light over against it. two rings shall be in the one side of it, and two 38 And the tongs thereof, and the snuff-dishes rings in the other side of it.

thereof, shall be of pure gold. 13 And thou shalt make staves of shittim. 39 Of a talent of pure gold shall he make it, wood, and overlay them with gold.

with all these vessels. 14 And thou shalt put the staves into the rings 40 And look that thou make them after their by the sides of the ark, that the ark may be pattern, which was shewed thee in the mount, borne with then,

CHAPTER XXVI. 15 The sta ves shall be in the rings of the ark: they shall not be taken from it. :

1 The ten curtains of the tabernacle. 7 The 16 And thou shalt put into the ark the testi.

eleven curtains of goats' hair. 14 The cover. mony which I shall give thee.

ing of rams' skins. 15 The boards of the 17 And thou shalt make a mercy-seat of pure

tabernacle, with their sockets and bars. 31 gold: two cubits and a half shall be the length

The vail for the ark. 36 The hanging for the thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth there.


MOREOVER, thou shalt make the tabernacle 18 And thou shalt make two cherubims of with ten curtains of fine twined linen, and gold, of beaten work shalt thou make them, in blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubims the two ends of the mercy-seat.

of cunning work shalt thou make them. 19 And make one cherub on the one end, and 2 The length of one curtain shall be eight and the other cherub on the other end : even of the twenty cubits, and the breadth of one curtain mercy-seat shall ye make the cherubims on the four cubits: and every one of the curtains shall two ends thereof.

have one measure, 20 And the cherubims shall stretch forth their 3 The five curtains shall be coupled together wings on high, covering the mercy-seat with one to another; and other five curtains shall be their wings, and their faces shall look one to coupled one to another. another; toward the mercy-seat shall the faces 4 And thou shalt make loops of blue upon the of the cherubims be.

edge of the one curtain from the selvedge in the 21 And thou shalt put the mercy-seat above coupling; and likewise shalt thou make in the upon the ark; and in the ark thou shalt put the uttermost edge of another curtain, in the coup. testimony that I shall give thee,

ling of the second. 22 And there I will meet with thee, and I will 5 Fifty loops shalt thou make in the one cur. commune with thee from above the mercy-seat, tain, and fifty loops shalt thou make in the edge from between the two cherubims which are upon of the curtain that is in the coupling of the the ark of the testimony, of all things which I second ; that the loops may take hold one of will give thee in commandment unto the children another. of Israel.

6 And thou shalt make fifty taches of gold, 23 | Thou shalt also make a table of shittim. and couple the curtains together with the taches : wood: two cubits shall be the length thereof, and it shall be one tabernacle. and a cubit the breadth thereof, and a cubit and 7.1 And thou shalt make curtains of goats' a half the height thereof.

hair to be a covering upon the tabernacle: ele. 24 And thou shalt overlay it with pure gola, ven curtains shalt thou make. and make thereto a crown of gold round about. 8 The length of one curtain shall be thirty cu.

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