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The redemption of a field. CHAPTER I. No devoted thing redeemable. they do not offer a sacrifice unto the Lord, then worth of thy estimation, even unto the year he shall present the beast before the priest : of the jubilee: and he shall give thine esti.

12 And the priest shall value it, whether it be mation in that day, as a holy thing unto the good or bad: as thou valuest it who art the LORD. priest, so shall it be.

24 In the year of the jubilee the field shall re13 But if he will at all redeem it, then he turn unto him of whom it was bought, even to shall add a fifth part thereof unto thy estima. him to whom the possession of the land did be. tion.

long. 14 1 And when a man shall sanctify his 25 And all thy estimations shall be according house to be holy unto the LORD, then the to the shekel of the sanctuary : twenty gerahs priest shall estimate it, whether it be good or shall be the shekel. bad: as the priest shall estimate it, so shall it 26 11 Only the firstling of the beasts, which stand.

should be the LORD's firstling, no man shall 15 And if he that sanctified it will redeem his sanctify it; whether it be ox, or sheep : it is the house, then he shall add the fifth part of the LORD's. money of thy estimation unto it, and it shall be 27 And if it be of an unclean beast, then he

shall redeem it according to thine estimation, 16 And if a man shall sanctify unto the LORD and shall add a fifth part of it thereto: or if it some part of a field of his possession, then thy be not redeemed, then it shall be sold according estimation shall be according to the seed thereof: to thy estimation, an homer of barley seed shall be valued at fifty 28 Notwithstanding, no devoted thing that a shekels of silver.

man shall devote unto the LORD of all that he 17 If he sanctify his field from the year of hath, both of man and heast, and of the field jubilee, according to thy estimation it shall of his possession, shall be sold or redeemed: stand.

every devoted thing is most holy unto the 18 But if he sanctify his field after the jubilee, LORD. then the priest shall reckon unto him the money 29 None devoted, which shall be devoted of according to the years that remain, even unto the men, shall be redeemed: but shall surely be put year of the jubilee, and it shall be abated from to death, thy estimation.

30 And all the tithe of the land, whether of 19 And if he that sanctified the field will in the seed of the land, or of the fruit of the tree, any wise redeem it, then he shall add the fifth is the Lord's: it is holy unto the LORD. part of the money of thy estimation unto it, 31 And if a man will at all redeem aught of and it shall be assured to him.

his tithes, he shall add thereto the fifth part 20 And if he will not redeem the field, or if he thereof. have sold the field to another man, it shall not 32 And concerning the tithe of the herd, or of be redeemed any more.

the flock, even of whatsoever passeth under the 21 But the field, when it goeth out in the jubi. rod, the tenth shall be holy unto the LORD. lee, shall be holy unto the LORD, as a field 33 He shall not search whether it be good or devoted: the possession thereof shall be the bad, neither shall he change it: and if he change priest's.

it at all, then both it and the change thereof 22 And if a man sanctify unto the LORD a shall be holy ; it shall not be redeemed. . field which he hath bought, which is not of the 34 These are the commandments which the fields of his possession;

LORD commanded Moses for the children of 23 Then the priest shall reckon unto him the Israel in mount Sinai.

I THE FOURTH BOOK OF MOSES,

CALLED
NUMBERS.

CHAPTER I. 1 God commandeth Moses to number the people.

5 The princes of the tribes. 17 The number of every tribe. 47 The Levites are exempted

for the service of the Lord. AND the LORD spake unto Moses in the wil.

derness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying,

2 Take ye the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, after their families, by the house of their fathers, with the number of their names, every male by their polls :

3 From twenty years old and upward, all that are able to go forth to war in Israel ; thou and Aaron shall number them by their armies.

4 And with you there shall be a man of every tribe ; every one head of the house of his fa.

5 And these are the names of the men that shall stand with you: of the tribe of Reuben; Elizur the son of Shedeur.

Of Simeon ; Shelumiel the son of Zurishad. 7 of Judah ; Nahshon the son of Ammina. 8 Of Issachar; Nethaneel the son of Zuar. 9 Of Zebulun; Eliab the son of Helon.

10 of the children of Joseph: of Ephraim; Elishama the son of Ammihud: of Manasseh; Gamaliel the son of Peduhzur.

11 Of Benjamin : Abidan the son of Gideoni.

12 Of Dan : Ahiezer the son of Ammishad. dai.

13 Of Asher; Pagiel the son of Ocran.
14 Of Gad; Eliasaph the son of Deuel.
15 Of Naphtali; Ahira the son of Enan.

16 These were the renowned of the congrega. tion, princes of the tribes of their fathers, heads of thousands in Israel.

17 ! And Moses and Aaron took these men which are expressed by their names :

18 And they assembled all the congregation together on the first day of the second month, and they declared their pedigrees after their fam. ilies, by the house of their fathers, according to

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The order of the tribes the number of the names, from twenty years old 40 TT or the children of Asher, by their generaand upward, by their polls.

tions, after their families, by the house of their 19 As the LORD commanded Moses, so he fathers, according to the number of the names, numbered them in the wilderness of Sinni... from twenty years old and upward, all that were

20 And the children of Reuben, Israel's eldest able to go forth to war; son, by their generations, after their families, by 41 Those that were numbered of them, even the house of their fathers, according to the num. of the tribe of Asher, were forty and one thou. ber of the names, by their polls, every male from sand and five hundred. twenty years old and upward, all that were able 42 1 Of the children of Naphtali, throughout to go forth to war;

their generations, after their families, by the 2. Those that were numbered of them, even house of their fathers, according to the number of the tribe of Reuben, were forty and six thou. of the names, from twenty years old and upsand and five hundred."

ward, all that were able to go forth to war; 22 * Of the children of Simeon, by their gen. 43 Those that were numbered of them, even erations, after their families, by the house of of the tribe of Naphtali, were fifty and three their fathers, those that were numbered of them, thousand and four hundred. according to the number of the names, by their 44 These are those that were numbered, which polls, every male from twenty years old and up. Moses and Aaron numbered, and the princes of ward, all that were able to go forth to war; Israel, being twelve men: each one was for the

23 Those that were numbered of them, even house of his fathers. of the tribe of Simeon, were fifty and nine thou 45 So were all those that were numbered of sand and three hundred.

the children of Israel, by the house of their fa. 24 1 Of the children of Gad, by their genera. thers, from twenty years old and upward, all tions, after their families, by the house of their that were able to go forth to war in Israel; fathers, according to the number of the names, 46 Even all they that were numbered, were from twenty years old and upward, all that six hundred thousand and three thousand and were able to go forth to war;

five hundred and fitty. 25 Those that were numbered of them, even 47 1 But the Levites, after the tribe of their of the tribe of Gad, were forty and five thou fathers, were not numbered among them. sand six hundred and fifty.

48 For the LORD had spoken unto Moses, say. 261 Of the children of Judah, by their gener. ing, ations, after their families, by the house of their Only thou shalt not number the tribe of fathers, according to the number of the names, Levi, neither take the sum of them among the from twenty years old and upward, all that children of Israel : were able to go forth to war;

50 But thou shalt appoint the Levites over the 27 Those that were numbered of them, even tabernacle of testimony, and over all the vessels of the tribe of Judah, were threescore and four thereof, and over all things that belong to it: teen thousand and six hundred.

they shall bear the tabernacle, and all the ves. 28 1 Of the children of Issachar, by their gen. sels thereof, and they shall minister unto it, and erations, after their families, by the house of shall encamp round about the tabernacle. their fathers, according to the number of the 51 And when the tabernacle setteth forward, names, from twenty years old and upward, all the Levites shall take it down; and when the that were able to go forth to war;

tabernacle is to be pitched, the Levites shall set 29 Those that were numbered of them, even it up: and the stranger that cometh nigh shall of the tribe of Issachar, were fifty and four thou. be put to death. sand and four hundred

52 And the children of Israel shall pitch their 30 1 Of the children of Zebulun, by their gen. tents, every man by his own camp, and every erations, after their families, by the house of man by his own standard, throughout their their fathers, according to the number of the hosts. names, from twenty years old and upward, all 53 But the Levites shall pitch round about the that were able to go forth to war;

tabernacle of testimony ; that there be no wrath 31 Those that were numbered of them, even upon the congregation of the children of Israel: of the tribe of Zebulun, were fifty and seven and the Levites shall keep the charge of the tabthousand and four hundred.

ernacle of testimony. 32 1 Of the children of Joseph, namely, of the 54 And the children of Israel did according to children of Ephraim, by their generations, after all that the LORD commanded Moses, so did their families, by the house of their fathers, ac they. cording to the number of the names, from twen.

CHAPTER II. ty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war:

The order of the tribes in their tents. 33 Those that were numbered of them, even ND the LORD spake unto Moses and unto of the tribe of Ephraim, were forty thousand Aaron, saying, and five hundred."

2 Every man of the children of Israel shall 34 1 of the children of Manasseh, by their pitch by his own standard, with the ensign of generations, after their families, by the house their futher's house : far oft about the tabernacle of their fathers, according to the number of the of the congregation shall they pitch. names, from twenty years old and upward, all 3 And on the east side toward the rising of the that were able to go forth to war;

sun shall they of the standard of the camp of 35 Those that were numbered of them, even Judah pitch throughout their armies : and Nab. of the tribe of Manasseh, were thirty and two shon the son of Amminadab shall be captain of thousand and two hundred. _

the children of Judah, 36 1 Of the children of Benjamin, by their 4 And his host, and those that were numbered generations, after their families, by the house of them, were threescore and fourteen thousand of their fathers, according to the number of the and six hundred. names, from twenty years old and upward, all 5 And those that do pitch next unto him, shall that were able to go forth to war;..

be the tribe of Issachar: and Nethaneel the son 37 Those that were numbered of them, even of Zuar shall be captain of the children of Issa. of the tribe of Benjamin, were thirty and five char. thousand and four hundred.

6 And his host, and those that were numbered 38 1 Of the children of Dan, by their genera. thereof, were fifty and four thousand and four tions, after their families, by the house of their hundred. fathers, according to the number of the names, 7 Then the tribe of Zebulun: and Eliab the from twenty years old and upward, all that were son of Helon shall be captain of the children of able to go forth to war;

Zebulun.. 39 Those that were numbered of them, even 8 And his host, and those that were numbered of the tribe of Dan, were threescore and two thereof, were fifty and seven thousand and four thousand and seven hundred.

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The sons of Aaron. 9 All that were pumbered in the camp of Ju. the children of Israel; as the Lord commanded dah were an hundred thousand and fourscore

and fourscore Moses. thousand and six thousand and four hundred 34 And the children of Israel did according to throughout their armies: these shall first set all that the LORD commanded Moses : so they forth.

pitched by their standards, and so they set for. 10 T On the south side shall be the standard ward, every one after their families, according of the camp of Reuben according to their ar. to the house of their fathers. mies : and the captain of the children of Reuben

CHAPTER III. shall be Elizar the son of Shedeur.

11 And his host, and those that were numbered 11 The Sons of Aaron. 5 The Levites are given thereof, were forty and six thousand and five to the priests for the service of the taberna. hundred.

cle, 11 instead of the first-born. 14 The 12 And those which pitch by him shall be the Levites are numbered by their families, 21 tribe of Simeon: and the captain of the children

The families, number, and charge of the of Simeon shall be Shelumíel the son of Zuri. Gershonites, 27 of the Kohathites, 33 of the shaddai.

Merarites. 38 The place and charge of Mo. 13 And his host, and those that were numbered ses and Aaron. 40 The first-born are freed of them, were fifty and nine thousand and three

by the Levites. 44 The overplus are rehundred.

deemed. 14 Then the tribe of Gad: and the captain of THESE also are the generations of Aaron and the sons of Gad shall be Eliasaph the son of Moses, in the day that the LORD spake with Reuel.

Moses in mount Sinai. 15 And his host, and those that were numbered 2 And these are the names of the sons of of them, were forty and five thousand and six Aaron ; Nadab the first-born, and Abihu, Elea. hundred and fifty.

zar, and Ithumar, 16 All that were numbered in the camp of 3 These are the names of the sons of Aaron, Reuben were an hundred thousand and fifty the priests which were anointed, whom he conand one thousand and four hundred and fifty, secrated to minister in the priest's oftice. throughout their armies : and they shall set forth 4 And Nadab and Abihu died before the in the second rank.

LORD, when they offered strange fire before the 17 | Then the tabernacle of the congregation LORD, in the wilderness of Sinai, and they had shall set forward with the camp of the Levites, no children: and Eleazar and Ithamar minis. in the midst of the camp: as they encamp, so tered in the priest's office in the sight of Aaron shall they set forward, every man in his place their father. by their standards.

51 And the LORD spake unto Moses, say. 18 1 On the west side shall be the standard of the camp of Ephraim, according to their ar 6'Bring the tribe of Levi near, and present mies : and the captain of the sons of Ephraim them before Aaron the priest, that they may shall be Elisbama the son of Ammihud.

minister unto him.. 19 And his host, and those that were numbered 7 And they shall keep his charge, and the of them, were forty thousand and five hundred. charge of the whole congregation before the

20 And by him shall be the tribe of Manasseh: tabernacle of the congregation, to do the service and the captain of the children of Manasseh of the tabernacle. shall be Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur.

.8 And they shall keep all the instruments of 21 And his host, and those that were numbered the tabernacle of the congregation, and the of them, were thirty and two thousand and two charge of the children of Israel, to do the ser. hundred.

vice of the tabernacle, 22 Then the tribe of Benjamin: and the cap. 9 And thou shalt give the Levites unto Aaron tain of the sons of Benjamin shall be Abidan the and to his sons: they are wholly given unto him son of Gideoni.

out of the children of Israel. 23 And his host, and those that were numbered 10 And thou shalt appoint Aaron and his of them, were thirty and five thousand and four sons, and they shall wait on their priest's office : hundred.

and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put 24 All that were numbered of the camp of to death. Ephraim were an hundred thousand and eight 11 And the LORD spake unto Moses, say. thousand and an hundred, throughout their ar. mies: and they shall go forward in the third rank. 12 And I, behold, I have taken the Levites

25 | The standard of the camp of Dan shall from among the children of Israel, instead of be on the north side by their armies : and the all the first born that openeth the matrix among captain of the children of Dan shall be Ahiezer the children of Israel: therefore the Levites the son of Ammishaddai.

shall be mine ; 26 And his host, and those that were numbered 13 Because all the first-born are mine ; for on of them, were threescore and two thousand and the day that I smote all the first born in the land seven hundred.

of Egypt, I hallowed unto me all the first-born 27 And those that encamp by him shall be the in Israel, both man and beast: mine they shall tribe of Asher: and the captain of the children be : I am the LORD. of Asher shall be Pagiel the son of Ocran.

14 1 And the LORD spake unto Moses in the 28 And his host, and those that were numbered wilderness of Sinai, saying, of them, were forty and one thousand and five 15 Number the children of Levi after the hundred.

house of their fathers, by their families : every 29 | Then the tribe of Naphtali: and the cap. | male from a month old and upward shalt thou tain of the children of Naphtali shall be Ahira number them. the son of Enan.

16 And Moses numbered them according to 30 And his host, and those that were numbered the word of the LORD, as he was commanded. of them, were fifty and three thousand and four 17 And these were the sons of Levi, by their bundred.

names : Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari. 31 All they that were numbered in the camp 18 And these are the names of the sons of of Dan were an hundred thousand and fifty and Gershon by their families : Libni, and Shimei. seven thousand and six hundred: they shall go 19 And the sons of Kohath by their families ; hindmost with their standards.

Amram, and Izehar, Hebron, and Uzziel. 32 These are those which were numbered of 20 And the sons of Merari by their families ; the children of Israel by the house of their fa. | Mahli, and Mushi : these are the families of the thers: all those that were numbered of the camps Levites, according to the house of their fa. throughout their hosts, were six hundred thou thers. sand and three thousand and five hundred and 21 Of Gershon was the family of the Libnites, fifty.

and the family of the Shimites: these are the 33 But the Levites were not numbered among families of the Gershonites.

The charge of Moses and Aaron. NUMBERS. The service of the Levites.

22 Those that were numbered of them, ac. | those that were numbered of them, were twenty cording to the number of all the males, from a and two thousand two hundred and threescore month old and upward, even those that were and thirteen. numbered of them, were seven thousand and | 44 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, say. five hundred.

ing, 23 The families of the Gershonites shall pitch Take the Levites instead of all the first-born behind the tabernacle westward.

among the children of Israel, and the cattle of 24 And the chief of the house of the father of the Levites instead of their cattle ; and the Lethe Gershonites shall be Eliasaph the son of vites shall be mine: I am the LORD. Lael.

46 And for those that are to be redeemed of 25 And the charge of the sons of Gershon in the two hundred and threescore and thirteen, the tabernacle of the congregation shall be the of the first-born of the children of Israel, which tabernacle, and the tent, the covering thereof, are more than the Levites : and the hanging for the door of the tabernacle 47 Thou shalt even take five shekels apiece of the congregation,

by the poll, after the shekel of the sanctuary 26 And the hangings of the court, and the shalt thou take them : the shekel is twenty curtain for the door of the court, which is by the gerahs, tabernacle, and by the altar round about, and 48 And thou shalt give the money, wherewith the cords of it, for all the service thereof.

the odd number of them is to be redeemed, unto 27 1 And of Kohath was the family of the Aaron and to his sons. Amramites, and the family of the Izeharites, 49 And Moses took the redemption-money of and the family of the Hebronites, and the family them that were over and above them that were of the Uzzielites : these are the families of the redeemed by the Levites : Kohathites.

50 Of the first-born of the children of Israel 28 In the number of all the males from a took he the money; a thousand three hundred month old and upward, were eight thousand and threescore and five shekels, after the shekel and six hundred, keeping the charge of the of the sanctuary : sanctuary.

51 And Moses gave the money of them that 29 The families of the sons of Kohath shall were redeemed unto Aaron, and to his sons, ac. pitch on the side of the tabernacle southward.. cording to the word of the LORD, as the LORD

30 And the chief of the house of the father of commanded Moses. the families of the Kohathites shall be Elizaphan

CHAPTER IV. the son of Uzziel. 31 And their charge shall be the ark, and the

11 The age and time of the Levites' service. 4 table, and the candlestick, and the altars, and The carriage of the Kohathites, when the the vessels of the sanctuary wherewith they

priests have taken down the tabernacle. 16 minister, and the hanging, and all the service

The charge of Eleazar. 17 The office of the thereof.

priests. 21 The carriage of the Gershonites. 32 And Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest

29 The carriage of the Merarites, 34 The shall be chief over the chief of the Levites, and number of the Kohathites, 38 of the Gershon. have the oversight of them that keep the charge

ites, 42 and of the Merarites. of the sanctuary..

AND the LORD spake unto Moses and unto 33 [ Of Merari was the family of the Mah Aaron, saying, lites, and the family of the Mushites: these are 2 Take the sum of the sons of Kohath from the families of Merari.

among tbe sons of Levi, after their families, by 34 And those that were numbered of them, the house of their fathers; according to the number of all the males from a 3 From thirty years old and upward, even unmonth old and upward, were six thousand and til fifty years old, all that enter into the host, to two hundred.

do the work in the tabernacle of the congrega. 35 And the chief of the house of the father of tion. the families of Merari was Zuriel the son of 4 This shall be the service of the sons of Ko. Abihail : these shall pitch on the side of the hath in the tabernacle of the congregation, about tabernacle northward.

the most holy things. 36 And under the custody and charge of the 5 1 And when the camp setteth forward, Aa. sons of Merari shall be the boards of the taber. ron shall come, and his sons, and they shall take nacle, and the bars thereof, and the pillars down the covering vail, and cover the ark of tes. thereof, and the sockets thereof, and all the timony with it: . vessels thereof, and all that serveth thereto,

6 And shall put thereon the covering of badg. 37 And the pillars of the court round about, ers' skins, and shall spread over it a cloth and their sockets, and their pins, and their wholly of blue, and shall put in the staves cords.

thereof. 38 | But those that encamp before the taber. 7 And upon the table of shew-bread they shall nacle toward the east, even before the taberna. spread a cloth of blue, and put thereon the cle of the congregation eastward, shall be Mo. dishes, and the spoons, and the bowls, and coy. ses, and Aaron and his sons, keeping the charge ers to cover withal : and the continual bread of the sanctuary, for the charge of the children shall be thereon: of Israel ; and the stranger that cometh nigh! 8 And they shall spread upon them a cloth of shall be put to death.

scarlet, and cover the same with a covering of 39 All that were numbered of the Levites, badgers' skins, and shall put in the staves which Moses and Aaron numbered at the com thereof. mandment of the LORD, throughout their fami. 9 And they shall take a cloth of blue, and lies, all the males from a month old and upward, cover the candlestick of the light, and his lamps, were twenty and two thousand.

and his tongs, and his snuff dishes, and all the 40 | And the LORD said unto Moses, Num. oil-vessels thereof, wherewith they minister unber all the first-born of the males of the children

to it: of Israel, from a month old and upward, and 10 And they shall put it, and all the vessels take the number of their names.

thereof, within a covering of badgers' skins, and 41 And thou shalt take the Levites for me (I shall put it upon a bar. am the LORD) instead of all the first-born 11 And upon the golden altar they shall spread among the children of Israel; and the cattle of a cloth of blue, and cover it with a covering the Levites, instead of all the firstlings among of badgers' skins, and shall put to the staves the cattle of the children of Israel.

thereof: 42 And Moses numbered, as the LORD com. 12 And they shall take all the instruments of manded him, all the first-born among the chil. ministry, wherewith they minister in the sanc. dren of Israel.

tuary, and put them in a cloth of blue, and cover 43 And all the first born males by the number them with a covering of badgers' skins, an of names, from a month old and upward, of shall put them on a bar.

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The number of Levites qualified CHAPTER V. for the service of the ministry.

13 And they shall take away the ashes from the hathites after their families, and after the house altar, and spread a purple cloth thereon :

of their fathers, 14 And they shall put upon it all the vessels 35 From thirty years old and upward even unto thereof, wherew th they minister about it, even fifty years old, every one that entereth into the the censers, the flesh-hooks, and the shovels, and service, for the work in the tabernacle of the conthe basins, all the vessels of the altar; and they gregat on: shall spread upon it a covering of badgers' skins, 36 And those that were numbered of them by and put to the sta ves of it.

their families were two thousand seven hundred 15 And when Aaron and his sons have made and fitty.. an end of covering the sanctuary, and all the 37 These were they that were numbered of the vessels of the sanctuary, as the camp is to set families of the Kohathites, all that might do ser. forward; after that, the sons of Kohath shall vice in the tabernacle of the congregation, which come to bear it : but they shall not touch any Moses and Aaron did number according to the holy thing, lest they die. These things are the commandment of the LORD by the hand of Moburden of the sons of Kohath in the tabernacle ses. of the congregation.

38 And those that were numbered of the sons 16 And to the office of Eleazar the son of of Gershon, throughout their families, and by the Aaron the priest pertaineth the oil for the light, house of their fathers, and the sweet incense, and the daily meut-otter 39 From thirty years old and upward even unto ing, and the anointing oil, and the oversight of | fifty years old, every one that entereth into the all the tabernacle, and of all that therein is, in service, for the work in the tubernucle of the conthe sanctuary, and in the vessels thereof.

gregation, 17 1 And the Lord spake unto Moses and unto 40 Even those that were numbered of them, Aaron, saying,

throughout their families, by the house of their 18 Cut ye not off the tribe of the families of the fathers, were two thousand and six hundred and Kohathites from among the Levites :

thirty.. 19 But thus do unto them, that they may live, 41 These are they that were numbered of the and not die, when they approach unto the most families of the sons of Gershon, of all that might boly things: Aaron and his sons shall go in, and do service in the tabernacle of the congregation, appoint them every one to his service and to his whom Moses and Aaron did number according burden :

to the commandment of the LORD. 20 But they shall not go in to see when the ho 42 1 And those that were numbered of the ly things are covered, lest they die.

families of the sons of Merari, throughout their 21 11 And the LORD spake unto Moses, say. families, by the house of their fathers,

43 From thirty years old and upward even unto 22 Take also the sum of the sons of Gershon, fifty years old, every one that entereth into the throughout the houses of their fathers, by their service, for the work in the tabernacle of the families;

congregation, 23 From thirty years old and upward until fifty 44 Even those that were numbered of them af. years old shalt thou number them; all that enter ter the r families, were three thousand and two in to perform the service, to do the work in the | hundred. tabernacle of the congregation.

45 These be those that were numbered of the 24 This is the service of the families of the famil es of the sons of Merari, whom Moses and Gershonites, to serve, and for burdens :

Aaron numbered according to the word of the 25 And they shall bear the curtains of the tab. Lord by the hand of Moses. ernacle, and the tabernacle of the congregation, 46 All those that were numbered of the Levites, his covering, and the covering of the badgers' whom Moses and Aaron and the chief of Israel skins that is above upon it, and the hanging for | numbered, after their families, and after the the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, house of their fathers,

26 And the hangings of the court, and the 47 From thirty years old and upward even hanging for the door of the gate of the court, unto fifty years old, every one that came to do which is by the tabernacle and by the altar the service of the ministry, and the service of round about, and their cords, and all the instru. the burden in the tabernacle of the congregaments of their service, and all that is made for tion, them: so shall they serve.

48 Even those that were numbered of them, 27 At the appointment of Aaron and his sons were eight thousand and five hundred and fourshall be all the service of the sons of the Gershon. score. ites, in all their burdens, and in all their service: 49 According to the commandment of the and ye shall appoint unto them in charge all LORD they were numbered by the hand of Mo. their burdens,

ses, every one according to his service, and 28 This is the service of the families of the sons according to his burden: thus were they num. of Gershon in the tabernacle of the congregation: bered of him, as the Lord commanded Moses. and their charge shall be under the hand of Itha.

CHAPTER V. mar the son of Aaron the priest..

291 As for the sons of Merari, thou shalt num 1 The unclean are removed out of the camp. 5 ber them after their families, by the house of their

Restitution is to be made in trespasses. 11 fathers;

The trial of jealousy. 30 From thirty years old and upward even unto AND the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, fifty years old shalt thou number them, every one 2 Command the children of Israel, that they that entereth into the service, to do the work of put out of the camp every leper, and every one the tabernacle of the congregation..

that hath an issue, and whosoever is defiled by 31 And this is the charge of their burden, ac the dead: cording to all their service in the tabernacle of 3 Both male and female shall ye put out, the congregation : the boards of the tabernacle, without the camp shall ye put them; that they and the bars thereof, and the pillurs thereof, and detile not their camps, in the midst whereof I sockets thereof,

dwell. 32 And the pillars of the court round about, 4 And the children of Israel did so, and put and their sockets, and their pins, and their cords, them out without the camp: as the LORD spake with all their instruments, and with all their ser unto Moses, so did the children of Israel. vice: and by name ye shall reckon the instru. 5 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, ments of the charge of their burden.

6 Speak unto the children of Israel, When a 33 This is the service of the families of the sons man or woman shall commit any sin that men of Merari, according to all their service, in the commit, to do a trespass against the LORD, and tabernacle of the congregation, under the hand that person be guilty ; of Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest..

7 Then they shull confess their sin which they 34 | And Moses and Aaron and the chief of have done : and he shall recompense his trespass the congregation numbered the sons of the Ko. with the principal thereof, and add unto it the

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