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104 The cleansing of leprosy. LEVITICUS. Uncleanness by issues. if the plague be spread in the walls of the 11

CHAP. XV. house;

1, 9 Uncleanness by issues. 13, 28 Their 40 Then the priest shall command that

cleansing. they take away the stones in which the LAND the LORD spake unto Moses and plague is, and they shall cast them into | 1 to Aaron, saying, an unclean place without the city : | 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and

41 And he shall cause the house to be sav unto them, When any man hath a runscraped within round about, and they shall ning issue out of his flesh, because of his pour out the dust that they scrape off || issue he is imclean. without the city into an unclean place: 3 And this shall be his uncleanness in

42 And they shall take other stones, ll his issue : whether his flesh run with his and put them in the place of those stones ; || issue, or his flesh be stopped from his isand he shall take other mortar, and shall || sue, it is his uncleanness. plaster the house.

4 Every bed whereon he lieth that hath 43 And if the plague come again, and || the issue, is unclean : and everything break out in the house, after that he hath | whereon he sitteth, shall be unclean. taken away the stones, and after he hath 5 And whosoever toucheth his bed, shall scraped the house, and after it is plastered; | wash his clothes, and bathe himself in wa

44 Then the priest shall come and look ; || ter, and be unclean until the even. and behold, if the plague be spread in the 6 And he that sitteth on any thing house, it is a fretting leprosy in the house: whereon he sat that hath the issue, shall it is unclean.

wash his clothes, and bathe himself in wa45 And he shall break down the house, // ter, and be unclean until the even. the stones of it, and the timber thereof, \ 7 And he that toucheth the flesh of and all the mortar of the house : and he him that hath the issue, shall wash his shall carry them forth out of the city into clothes, and bathe himself in water, and an unclean place.

| be unclean until the even. 46 Moreover, he that goeth into the 8 And if he that hath the issue spit upon house all the while that it is shut up, shall || him that is clean; then he shall wash his be unclean until the even.

clothes, ard bathe himself in water, and be 47 And he that lieth in the house shall unclean until the even. waslı his clothes : and he that eateth in 9 And what saddle soever he rideth the house shall wash his clothes.

| upon that hath the issue, shall be unclean. 48 TAnd if the priest shall come in, 10 And whosever toucheth any thing and look upon it, and behold, the plague || that was under him shall be unclean until hath not spread in the house, after the the even : and he that beareth any of house was plastered: then the priest shall those things, shall wash his clothes, and pronounce tlie liouse clcan, because the bathe himself in water, and be unclean plague is healed.

until the even. 49 And he shall take to cleanse the 11 And whomsoever he toucheth that house two birds, and cedar wood, and || hath the issue (and hath not rinsed his scarlet, and hyssop :

hands in water) he shall wash his clothes. 50 And he shall kill the one of the birds and bathe himself in water, and be unin an earthen vessel, over running water: clean until the even.

51 And lie shall take the cedar wool, | 12 And the vessel of earth that he and the hysson, and the scarlet, and the toucheth which hath the issue, shall be living bird, and dip them in the blood of broken : and every vessel of wood shall the slain bird, and in the running water, || be rinsed in water. and sprinkle the house seven times :

13 | And when he that hath an issue is 52 And he shall cleanse the house with || cleansed of his issue; then he shall number the blood of the bird, and with the run to himsclf seven days for his cleansing, ning water, and with the living bird, and and wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh with the cedar wood, and with the hyssop, || in running water, and shall be clean. and with the scarlet :

14 And on the eighth day he shall take 53 But he shall let go the living bird || to him two turtle doves, or two young out of the city into the open fields, and | pigeons, and come before the LORD make an atonement for the house : and unto the door of the tabernacle of the it shall be clean.

congregation, and give them unto the 54 This is the law for all manner of priest : plague of leprosy, and scall,

15 And the priest shall offer them, the 55 And for the leprosy of a garment, || one for a sin-offering, and the other for .and of an house,

a burnt-offering ; and the priest shall 56 And for a rising, and for a scab, and make an atonement for him before the for a bright spot :

LORD for his issue. 57 To teach when it is unclean, and 16 And if any man's seed of copulawhen it is clean: this is the law of leprosy. Il tion go out from him, then he shall wash

The cleansing for issues. CHAP. Xyl. The high priest's sin-offering. 105 all his flesh in water, and be unclean until 32 This is the law of him that hath an the eren.

issue, and of him whose seed goeth from 17 And every garment, and every skin him, and is defiled therewith. whereon is the seed of copulation, shall 33 And of her that is sick of her flowbe washed with water, and be unclean un- ers, and of him that hath an issue, of the til the even.

man and of the woman, and of him thay 18 The woman also with whom man lieth with her that is unclean. shall lie with seed of copulation, they shall ||

CHAP. XVI. both bathe themselves in water, and be un- | 11 The high priest's sin-offering. 20 The clean tuntil the even.

live goat. 29 The feast of expiation. 19 ¢ And if a woman have an issue, AND the LORD spake unto Moses and her issue in her flesh be blood, she A after the death of the two sons of shall be put apart seven days: and who Aaron, when they offered before the soever toucheth her shall be unclean until LORD, and died : the eren.

2 And the LORD said unto Moses, Speak 20 And every thing that she lieth upon unto Aaron thy brother, that he come in her separation shall be unclean: every 1 not at all times into the holy place within thing also that she sitteth upon shall be the veil, before the mercy-seat, which is unclean.

upon the ark; that he die not: for I will 21 And whosoever toucheth her bed appear in the cloud upon the mercy-seat. shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself '3 1 Thus shall Aaron come into the holy in water, and be unclean until the even. place : with a young bullock for a sin-of

22 And whosoever toucheth any thing fering, and a ram for a burnt-offering. that she sat upon shall wash his clothes, 4 lle shall put on the holy linen coat, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean and he shall have the linen breeches upon until the even.

his flesh, and shall be girded with the line 23 And if it be on her bed, or on any en girdle, and with the linen mitre shall

he be attired : these are holy garments; eth it he shall be unclean until the even. | therefore shall he wash his flesh in water,

24 And if any man lie with her at all, and so put them on. and her flowers be upon him, he shall be 5 And he shall take of the congregaunclean seven days : and all the bed | tion of the children of Israel two kids of whereon he lieth shall be unclean. the goats for a sin-offering, and one ram

25 And if a woman have an issue of her for a burnt-offering. blood many days out of the time of her 6 And Aaron shall offer his bullock of separation, or if it run beyond the time of the sin-offering, which is for himself, and her separation; all the days of the issue of make an atonement for himself, and for her uncleanness shall be as the days of her his house. separation : she shall be unclcan.

7 And he shall take the two goats, and 26 Every bed whereon she lieth all the present them before the LORD at the door days of her issue shall be unto her as the of the tabernacle of the congregation. bed of her separation : and whatsoever she 8 And Aaron shall cast lots upon the sitteth upon shall be unclean as the une | two goats ; one lot for the LORD, and the cleanness of her separation.

other lot for the scape-goat. 27 And whosoevertoucheth those things 9 And Aaron shall bring the goat upon shall be unclean, and shall wash his clothes, which the Lord's lot fell, and offer him and bathe himself in water, and be unclean for a sin-offering. until the even.

10 But the goat on which the lot fell to 28 But if she be cleansed of her issue, / be the scape-goat, shall be presented alive then she shall number to herself seven before the Lord, to make an atonement

29 And on the eighth day she shall goat into the wilderness. take unto her two turtles, or two young 1 1 And Aaron shall bring the bullock pigeons, and bring them unto the priest, of the sin-offering, which is for himself, and to the door of the tabernacle of the con- shall make an atorenien: for himself, and Station.

for his house, and shall kill the bullock of s) And the priest shall offer the one the sin-offering which is for himself: for a sin-offering, and the other for a 12 And he shall take a censer full' of int-offering; and the priest shall make burning coals of fire from off the altar an atonement for her before the Lord for before the Lord, and his hands full of the issue of her uncleanness.

sweet incense beaten small, and bring it Jl Thus shall ye separate the chil within the veil: dren of Israel from their uncleanness : 13 And he shall put the incense upon tu*. they die not in their uncleanness, the fire before the LORD, that the cloud *they defile my tabernacle that is of the incense may cover the mercy-seac dating them.

that is itpen the testimony, that he die not

106 The live gaat.

LEVITICUS. Blood of beasts to be offered. 14 And he shall take of the blood of the || his fesh in water, and afterward come inbullock, and sprinkle it with his finger up-to the camp. on the mercy-seat eastward : and before 27 And the bullock for the sin-offering, the mercy-seat shall he sprinkle of the i and the goat for the sin-offering, whose blood with his finger seven times. | blood was brought in to make atonement

15 | Then shall he kill the goat of the || in the holy place, shall one carry forth sin-offering that is for the people, and without the camp ; and they shall burn bring his blood within the veil, and do in the fire their skins, and their flesh, and with that blood as he did with the blood l their dung. of the bullock, and sprinkle it upon the 28 And he that burneth them shall mercy-seat, and before the mercy-seat: wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in

16 And he shall make an atonement for water, and afterward he shall come inthe holy place, because of the uncleanness to the camp. of the children of Israel, and because of 29 | And this shall be a statute for ever their transgressions in all their sins : and unto you: that in the seventh month, on so shall he do for the tabernacle of the the tenth day of the month, ye shall afflict congregation that remaineth among them your souls, and do no work at all, whethin the midst of their uncleanness.

er it be one of your own country, or a 17 And there shall be no man in the | stranger that sojourneth among you : tabernacle of the congregation when he | 30 For on that day shall the priest make goeth in to make an atonement in the an atonement for you, to cleanse you, that holy place, until he come out, and have l ye may be clean from all your sins before made an atonement for himself, and for the Lord. ' his household, and for all the congrega-| 31 It shall be a sabbath of rest unto you, tion of Israel

and ye shall afflict your souls by a statute 18 And he shall go out unto the altar for ever. that is before the Lord, and make an 32 And the priest whom he shall anoint, atonement for it; and shall take of the land whom he shall consecrate to minisblood of the bullock, and of the blood ter in the priest's office in his father's of the goat, and put it upon the horns of stead, shall make the atonement, and the altar round about.

shall put on the linen clothes, even the 19 And he shall sprinkle of the blood holy garments : upon it with his finger seven times, and 33 And he shall make an atonement for cleanse it, and hallow it from the unclean- | the holy sanctuary, and he shall make an ness of the children of Israel.

atonement for the tabernacle of the con20 | And when he hath made an end gregation, and for the altar : and he shall of reconciling the holy piace, and the tab make an atonement for the priests, and ernacle of the congregation, and the al for all the people of the congregation. tar, he shall bring the live goat:

34 And this shall be an everlasting 21 And Aaron shall lay both his hands statute unto you, to make an atonement upon the head of the live goat, and con- || for the children of Israel for all their fess over him all the iniquities of the sins once a year. And he did as the children of Israel, and all their transgies Lord commanded Moses. sions in all their sins, putting them upon

CHAP. XVII. the head of the goat, and shall send him 1 Blood of beasts must be offered at the away by the hand of a fit man into the il tabernacle door. 10 Blood forbidden. wilderness :

AND the LORD spake unto Moses, 22 And the goat shall bear upon him 1 saving, all their iniquities unto a land not inhab 2 Speak unto Aaron, and unto his sons, fted ; and he shall let go the goat in the land unto all the children of Israel, and wilderness,

say unto them, This is the thing which 23 And Aaron shall come into the tab- || the Lord hath commanded, saying, ernacle of the congregation, and shall put 3 What man soever there be of the off the linen garments which he put on house of Israel, that killeth an ox, or when he went into the holy place, and lamb, or goat in the camp, or that killeth shall leave them there :

it out of the camp, 24 And he shall wash his ficsh with wa 4. And bringeth it not unto the door ter in the holy place, and put on his gar of the tabernacle of the congregation, to ments, and come forth, and offer his offer an offering unto the LORD before burnt-offering, and the burnt-offering of the tabernacle of the LORD ; blood shall the people, and make an atonement for be imputed unto that man, he hath shed himself, and for the people.

| blood; and that man shall be cut off from 25 And the fat of the sin-offering shall among his people : he burn upon the altar.

1 5 To the end that the children of 26 And he that let go the goat for the Israel may bring their sacrifices which scape-goatshall wash his clothes, and bathe I they offer in the open field, even that they

Blood forbidden.

CHAP. XVIII.

Unlawful marriages. 107 mar bring them unto the LORD, unto the || wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do; and door of the tabernacle of the congrega- || after the doings of the land of Canaan tion, unto the priest, and offer them for whither I bring you, shall ye not do: neipeace offerings unto the LORD.

ther shall ye walk in their ordinances. . 6 And the priest shall sprinkle the blood 4 Ye shall do my judgments, and keep upon the altar of the Lord at the door mine ordinances, to walk therein: I am of the tabernacle of the congregation, and || the LORD your God. burn t'e fat for a sweet savour unto the | 5 Ye shall therefore keep my statutes LORD.

and my judgments : which if a man do, 7 And they shall no more offer their he shall live in them: I am the LORD. sacrifices unto devils, after whom they | 6 f None of you shall approach to any kave gone a whoring: This shall be a | that is near of kin to him, to uncover their statute for ever unto them throughout nakedness: I am the Lord. their generations.

7 The nakedness of thy father, or the 8. And thou shalt say unto them, nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou not Whatsverer man there be of the house of | uncover: she is thy mother, thou shalt Isracl, or of the strangers which sojourn | not uncover her nakedness. among you, that offereth a burnt-offering 8 The nakedness of thy father's wife or sacrifice,

shalt thou not uncover : it is thy father's 9 And bringeth it not unto the door of nakedness. the tabernacle of the congregation, to offer 9 The nakedness of thy sister, the it unto the LORD; even that man shall | daughter of thy father, or daughter of be cut off from among his people.

thy mother, whether she be born at home, 10 ? And whatsoever man there be of or born abroad, even their nakedness than the house of Israel, or of the strangers shalt not uncover. that sojourn among you, that eateth any 10 The nakedness of thy son's daughmanner of blood; I will even set my face | ter, or of thy daughter's daughter, even against that soul that eateth blood, and their nakedness thou shalt not uncover: will cut him off from among his people. for theirs is thine own nakedness.

11 For the life of the Aesh is in the 11 The nakedness of thy father's wife's blood : and I have given it to you upon daughter, begotten of thy father, (she is the altar, to make an atonement for your thy sister) thou shalt not uncover her nasouls; for it is the blood that maketh an kedness. atonement for the soul.

12 Thou shalt not uncover the naked12 Therefore I said unto the children | ness of thy father's sister: she is thy faof Israel, No soul of you shail eat blood, ther's near kinswoman. neither shall any stranger that sojourneth 13 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedamong you eat blood.

ness of thy mother's sister: for she is thy 13 And whatsoever man there be of the mother's near kinswoman. children of Israel, or of the strangers that 14 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedsojourn among you, which hunteth and ness of thy father's brother, thou shalt not catcheth any beast or fowl that may be approach to his wife : she is thine aunt. eaten; he shall even pour out the blood 15 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedthereof, and cover it with dust.

ness of thy daughter-in-law : she is thy 14 For it is the life of all flesh, the son's wife, thou shalt not uncover her na. blood of it is for the life thereof; therefore kedness, I said unto the children of Israel, Ye shall | 16 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedeat the blood of no manner of flesh : for ness of thy brother's wife : it is thy broththe life of all flesh is the blood thereof : er's nakedness. whosoever eateth it shall be cut off.

17 Thou shalt not uncover the naked15 And every soul that eateth that | ness of a woman and her daughter, neiwhich died of itself, or that which was ther shalt thou take her son's daughter, or torti with beasts, (whether it be one of her daughter's daughter, to uncover her your own country, or a stranger) he shall nakedness; for they are her near kinsboth wash his clothes, and bathe himself women: it is wickedness. in water, and be unclean until the even: 18 Neither shalt thou take a wife to her then shall he be clean.

sister, to rex her, to uncover her naked16 But if he wash them not, nor bathe || ness beside the other in her life-time. his flesh; then he shall bear his iniquity. | 19 [Also thou shalt not approach unte. CHAP, XVIII.

a woman to uncover her nakedness, as 1 Un'arr ful marriages. 19 Unlatufullusis. ' long as she is put apart for her unclean, AND the LORD spake upto lloses, ness. A saying,

20 Moreover, thou shalt not lie car2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and nally with thy neighbour's wife, to defile ay unto them, I am the LORD your God. À After tre doings of the land of Egypt. 21 And thou shalt not let any of thy

108 A repetition of LEVITICUS.

divers latus. Seed pass through the fire to Molech, nei 9 And when ye reap the harvest of ther shalt thou profane the name of thy l vour land, thou shalt not wholly reap the God: I am the LORD.

corners of thy field, neither shalt thou 22 Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as gather the gleanings of thy harvest. with womankind: it is abomination.

10 And thou shalt not glean thy vine23 Neither shalt thou lie with any beast yard, neither shalt thou gather every to defile thyself therewith: neither shall grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave any woman stand before a beast to lie them for the poor and stranger: I am the down thereto: it is confusion.

LORD your God. 24 Dehle not ye yourselves in any of 11 Yeshall not steal, neither deal falsethese things : for in all these the nations | ly, neither lie one to another. are defiled which I cast out before you : 11.12 And ye shall not swear by my name

25 And the land is defled: therefore | falsely, neither shalt thou profane the I do visit the iniquity thereof upon it, and name of thy God: I am the LORD. the land itseif vomiteth out her inhabi- | 13 Thou shalt not defraud thy neightants.

bour, neither rob him : the wages of him 26 Ye shall therefore keep my statutes ll that is hired shall not abide with thee alt and my judgments, and shall not commit || night until the morning. any of these abominations ; neither any of 14 Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor your own nation, nor any stranger that put a stumbling-block before the blind, Sojourneth among you.

but shalt fear thy God:lan the LORD. 27 (For all these abominations have the 15 le shall do no unrighteousness in men of the land done, which were before || judgment; thou shalt not respect the you, and the land is defiled ;)

person of the poor, nor honour the person 28 That the land spue not you out also, of the mighty : but in righteousness shalt when ye denile it, as it spued out the na- | thou judge thy neighbour. tions that were before you.

16 Thou shalt not go up and down as 29 For whosoever shall commit any of a tale-bearer among thy people ; neither these abominations, even the souls that shalt thou stand against the blood of thy commit them shall be cut off from among | neighbour: I am the LORD. their people.

17 Thou shalt not hate thy brother in 30 Therefore shall ye keep mine ordi thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke nance, that ye commit not any one of these thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon abominable customs, which were commit- him. ted before you, and that ye defile not 18 Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any yourselves therein: I am the LORD your grudge against the children of thy peo

ple, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as CHAP. XIX.

thyself: I am the LORD. A repetition of sundry laws.

19 Ye shall keep my statutes. Thou AND the LORD spake unto Moses, shalt not let thy cattle gender with a di

verse kind : thou shalt not sow thy field 2 Speak unto all the congregation of with mingled seed: neither shall a garthe children of Israel, and say unto them, ment mingled of linen and woolien come Ye shall be holy : for I the LORD your upon thee. God am holy.

20 And whosoever lieth carnally with 3 1 Ye shall fear every man his mother a woman that is a bond-maid betrothed and his father, and keep my sabbaths : I oan husband, and not at all redeemed, am the LORD your God.

nor freedom given her ; she shall be 4 Turn ye not unto idols, nor make to scourged: they shall not be put to death, yourselves molten gods: I am the LORD because she was not free. your God.

21 And he shall bring his trespass-of5 | And if ye offer a sacrifice of peace- fering unto the Lord, unto the door of offerings unto the LORD, ye shall offer it the tabernacle of the congregation, even at your own will.

a ram for a trespass-offering. 6 It shall be eaten the same day ye of- 22 And the priest shall make an atonefer it, and on the morrow: and if aught ment for him with the ram of the tresremain until the third day, it shall be pass-offering before the Lord for his sin burnt in the fire.

which he hath dore; and the sin which 7 And if it be eaten at all on the third he hath done shall be forgiven him. day, it is abominable ; it shall not be ac 23 | And when ye shall come into the cepted.

land, and shall have planted all manner 8 Therefore every one that eateth it of trees for food; then ye shall count the shall bear his iniquity, because he hath fruit thereof as uncircumcised : three profaned the hallowed thing of the LORD; } years shall it be as uncircumcised unto and that soul shall be cut off from among you : it shall not be eaten of. his people.

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