Page images
PDF
EPUB

Y

space of a full year, then the house that is in again; one of his brethren may redeem him. the walled cily shall be established for ever to 49 Either his uncle, or his uncle's son,may him that boughe it, throughout his genera- redeem hin, or any that is nigh of kin untc tions: it shall not go out in the jubileu. him of his family may redeem liim; or if he

31 But the houses of the villages, which have be able, he may redeem bimself. no walls round about them, shall be cousted 50 And he shall reckon with him that as the fields of the country; they may be re- bought him, from the year that he was sold deemed, and they shull go out in the jubilee. 10 liim, unto the year of jubilee : and the

32 No withstanding the cities of the Le- price of liis sale shall be according unto the vites, and the houses of the cities of their pos- number of yeurs ; accordivg to the time ol'un session, may the Levites redeem at any uime. bired servant shall it be will bim.

33 And if a man purchase of the Levites, 51 If there le yet many years behind, acthen the house that was sold, and the city of cording unto them he shall give again the luis possession, shall gooulin the year of jubilee: price

of his redemption out of the money that for the houses of the cities of the Levites are lie was bouglit for. their possession among the children of Israel. 52 And it there remain but sew years unto

31 But the field of the suburbs of their the year of jubilee, then lie shali count with cities may not be sold; for it is their perpe. him, and according unto his years shall he tual possession.

give himn again the price of his redenaption. 35'!! And if thy brother be waxen poor, 53 And us a yearly lined servant shall be a:d fallen in decay with thee, then thou shall be with him : and ihe o:her shall noi rule relieve him; yei, though he be a stranger, or with rigour over liim .n thy sight. a sojowner; ihat lie may live with thee. 54 And if he be not redeeined in these

30 Take thou uo usury of him, or increase : years, then he shall go out in the year of jubut fear thy God; thai thy brother may live bilee, both he, and lis enild:en with him. with thee.

55 For unto me the children of Israel are 37 Thou shalt not give lıın ihy money upon servants; they are my servants, wlivm ] usury, nor lend him ihy victuals for increase brought forth out of the land of Egypt: I am

33 I am the LORD your God, which brought the LORD your God. yeu forth out of the land of Egypt, to give

CHAP. XXVI. 39 11 And if thy brother that dioelleth by image, neither rear you up a standing thee be waxen poor, and he sold unto thee; image, neither shall ye set up any image of thou shalt not compel t:im to serve as a bond- stone in your land, to bow doin unto il : for servant:

I am the LORD your God. 40 but as an hired servant, and as a so 2 Ye shall keep my sabbathis, and rever. journer, he shall be with thee, and shall serve ence my sanctuary : I am the LORD. inee urto the year of jubilee :

3 1 il ye walk in my statutes, and keep my 41 And then shall be depart from thee, both commandments, and do them; he and his children with him, and shall reluru

4 Then I will give you rain in due season, unto his own family, and unto the possession and the land shall yield hier increase, and the of his father's shall be return.

trees of the field stall yield their fruit. 4! For they are my servants, which il 5 And your thrasting shall reach unto the brought forth out of the land of Egypt: they vintage, and the vintage shall reacli unto the shall not be sold as bor:d-inen.

sowing-time; and ye shall eat your bread to 43 Thou shall not rule over him with the full, and álweli in your lund safely. rigour, but shalt fear thy God.

6 Aull will give peace in the land, and ye 1 Both toy bond-men and thy hond-maids, ball lie down, and none shall make you afraid which thou shall have, shall be of the weathen and I wili ridevij boasts out of ihe land, nei ahut are round abou: you ; of thein shall ye her stall the sword go through your land. buy bond-imen and bond-imaids.

7 And ye shall chase your enensies, and 15 Moreover, ofilie children of the straniey shall fall before you buy the sword. gers tha: do sojourn among you, of them $ And live of you shall chase an hundred, shall ye buy, and of their families that are and an hundred of you shall put teu thon with you, which they begat in your land ; sand to flight: and your enemies sha! Sial and they shall be your possession : before you by the sword.

46 And ye shall take them as an inherit 9 För I will have respect unto you, and unce for your children after you, lo inherit make you fruitful, and multiply jui, and them for a possession; they shall be your establislı my covenant with you. bond-men for ever : but over your brethren 10 And ye shall ear old store, and bring the children of Israel, ye shall not rule one forth the old because of the new. uler another with rigour.

Il And I will sel my tabernacle among 47.1 And if a sujourner or stranger wax you : and iny soul shall not abhor you. rich by thee, and thy brother that dwelleti 12 And I will walk among you, and wili by him wax poor, and sell linself untu the be your God, and ye shall be iny people. stranger or sojourner by thee, or to the stock! 131 um the Lord your God, which brouglio of the stranger's lamily:

Iyou forth out of the land of Egypt, that yo 43 Afer that he is sold he may be redeemed should not be their bond-men; irad i have

1

[ocr errors][merged small]

broken the bands of your yoke, and made 33 And I will scatter you among the hea. you go upright.

then, and will draw out a sword aller you ; TI'S But if ye will not hearken unto me, and your land shall be desolate, and your and will not do all these commandments; ci:ies waste.

15 And if ye shall despide my statu!es, or if 34 Tiren shall the land enjoy her sabbaths, Foar sau abhor my judgments, so that ye as long as it lieth lesolate, and ye be in your will not do all iny coinmandments, but that enemies' laud; even then shall the land rest, şe break my covenant:

and enjoy her sabbatlis. 16 I also will do this unto you; I will even 35 As long as it lieth desolate it shall rost; appoint over vou terror, consumption and the because it did not rest in your sablatis, burning ague,lliat shall consumethe eyes and when ye dwelt upon it. rause souruw of heart: and ye shall sow your 36 And upon them that are left alive of seed in vain : for your enemies shall eai it. you I will send a saintness into their hearts in

17 And I will set my face against you, and ine lands of their enemies; and the sound of re shall be slain before your enemies : they a shaken leaf shall chase them ; and they tha: hate you shall reign over you; and ye shall Are, as feeing from a sword ; and they bhiall flee when none purstieth you. shall fall when none purstieth.

18 And if ve will not yet for all this bearken 37 And they'shall fall one upon anciler, as ante me. then I will punislı you seven times it were before a sword, when none pursueth: more for your sins.

and ye slali have no power to stand before 19 And I will break the pride of your your enemies. power; and I will make your heaven as 33 And ye shall perish among the heathen, iron, and your earth as brass.

and the land of your enemies shall eat you!p. 20 Ant your strengtlı shall be spent in 39 And they that are left of you shall pine rain : for your land shall not yield hier in- away in their iniquity in your eneinies' lands; rease neither shall the trees of the land and also in the iniz;lities of their fathers shali field their fruits.

they pine away with them. 21 And il ve walk contrary unto me, and 10 Til they shall confoss their iniquity, and will not hearken unto me; I will bring seven the iniquity of their fathers, with their tres. imes more plagues upon you, according to pass wiich they trespassed against ine, and four sins.

ihat also they have walked contrary milo me; I will also send wild beasts among you,

41 And that I also have walked contrary which shall rob you of your children, and de- unto them, and liave brought them into the troy your calle, and make you lew in num- land of their enemies; is then their uncir. ter; and vour high-ways shall be desolate. cumcised hearts be humbled, and they then

2:3 And if ye will not be refirined hy me by accept of the punishunent or their iniquity; lieve thi:g; but will walk contrary to me ; 42'1 hen will I reinember my covevarit with

24 Then wil: ! alij walk contrary unto Jacob, and also my covenant will Isiac, and ou, and will punish you yel seven times for also my covenant with Abraham will I re

member; and I will remember thie land. 2) And I will bring a sword upon you, that 43 The land also shall be rest of thein, and shall avenge the quarrel of my covenant : shall enjoy her sabiaths, while she lieth riesce and when ye are gathered together within late without them: and toysball accept of your cities, I will send tie pestilence among the punishment of their iniquity; because, you ; and ye shall be delivered into the hand even because they despised my judgments, of the enemy

and because their soul alıborred ny statules. 26 fou when I have broken the staff of 41 And yet for all that, when ihey be in your bread, ten women shall bake your bread the land of their enemies, I will not cartiem in eae oven, and they shall deliver you your away, neither will I abhor them, lo destroy bread again hy weight: and ye shall eat, and wiem utterly, and to break nov covena!!l with Dit be satisfied.

trein : for I am the LORD) liver Gud. 27 And if ye will not for all this hearken 45 But I will for tlicir sakes somerver the un: me, but walk contrary ulito me; covenant of their ancestors, whom I broug!!

19 Tlien I will walk contrary unto you also forth out of the land of Egype in the siglie und in rary; and I, even I, will chastise you seven the heathen, that I miglitleilleir Guu: I un tiines Lor your sins.

the Lord. 21 dni ve shall eat the nesh of your sons, 46 These are tlie statutes, ani judgments, and the lesh of your daughters shall ye ea:. and laws, which the Lon made between

0 and I wili destroy your niglı places, and him and the children of Israel in inuunt Sicut down your images, and cast your car- wai, by the band of Moses. Cases upon the carcases of your idois, and

CHAP. XXVII. my soul shall abhor you. 31 And I will make your cities waste, and AND the Lord spake unto Moses, saying

2 Speak unto the children of Israel, bring your sanctuar:esunto desolation, and 1 and say unto them, When a man shall make will not smell the savour of your sweet odours.la singular vow, the persors shall be for the

32 Ant I will bring the land into desola-Lory by lliy estimation. tion; and your enemies which dwell therein 3 And thy estimation shall be of the male wall be astonished at it.

ifrom twenty years old even unto sixty years

Jour sins.

[ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors]

oll!, even thy eslinnuion shall be fifty shekels 19 And if lie that sanctified the field will of silver, afier the slekel of the sanctuary: in any vise redeem it, then he shall add thie

4 And.f it be a female, then diy estimation filtli purt of the money of the estimation uushall be tirtv shekels.

to it, and it shall be assured tulun. 5 And if it be from five years old even unto 20 And if he will not redeem the field, or twenty years old, then thy estimation shall if he have sold the field to another man, it be of the male twenty slehels, and for live shall not be redeeined any more, female len shekels.

I But the field, iben il perth cut in the 6 And if it be from a month old even unto ljubilee, shall be holy muto ihe Lord, as a ive years oid, then lily estimation shall befield devoted: the possession thereof shall of't'ie inale five shekels of silver, and for the be the priests. fenale thy estimation sholl be iliree shekels 22 and is a man sanctily into the LORD of silver.

a field which he liut: bougle, which is not 7 And if it be from sixty years old and above. of the fields of las possession ; if it bra male, then thy estimation shall be fif 23 Then the priest shull reckon unto liim leen shekels, and wrine female len shekels. the worth of thy estiination, eren unto the

3 Bul it be be poorer than thy estimation, year of the jubilee: and he shall give tine then lie shall present himselt before the estima:ion in that day, us a holy thing wulo pijest, and the priest sliall value lim; ac lic LORD). cording to his ability that vowed shall the 2+ In the year of the jubilee the field shall priest value hiin.

return unto him of whom it was bought, 4 9 And if it be a beast, whereof men bring ren lo lim lo wlivin the possession of lie an offering unto the Lori, a!lihat unu mun land did belong. giveth of such into the LORI) shall be holy. 25 and ailily estimations shall be uccord.

10 He shall not aller it, nor change it. aling to the stekel of the sanctuary : lienty gired for a bad, or a bad for a good : and il geralia shall be the shekel. le shall at all change beast for beast, then it 26 $ Only the firstling of the beasts, which and the exchange thereot shall be holy. should be the Lord's firstling, no mau shall

11 And if il be any unclean beast, of which sanctify it; whether it be ox or sheep: it is they do not offer a sacrifice unto the Lori', the Luru's. then he shall present the beast before the 27 And if it be of an unclean beast, then he priest :

shall redeem i! according to thine estination, 12 And the priest shail value it, whether and shall add a fifth part of it thereto: or if it he good or bai: as thou valuest ii, who are it he not redeemine, then it shall be sold acthe priest, so shall it be.

cording to iliy estimation 13 But if he will at all redeem it, then he 28 1 Notwithstandling, no devoted thing shall add a fifth part thereof unto thy esti- that a man shall devote unto the Lord, of matin.

all that he hath, both of man and beast, and 14 | And when a man soall sanctify his or the field of his possession, shall be sold or house lo be holy unto the LORI), then the redeemed: every devoted thing is most holy priest shall estimale it, whether it be good, unto the Lord. or bad: as die priest shali estimate it, so shall 29 None devoted, which shall be devoted it stand.

of men, shall be redeemed ; bul shall surely 15 And if he that sanctified it will redeem be put to death. his house, then lie shall ald the filih purt of 309 And all the tithe of the land, acheter die money of thy estimation unto it, and it or the seed of the land, or of the fruit of the shall be bis.

tree, is the Lord's: it is holy unto the LORD. 16 And if a man shall sanctify unto the 31 And I a man will at all redeein ought Lorn some part of a field of his possession of his tithes lie shall add thereto the hich then thy estimation shall be according :o the part thereof. seed thereof: in bomer o! barley-seed skull 32 udconcerning the lithe of the hierd, or be valued at fifty shehels of siiver.

of the flock, even of whatsoever passeth under 17 If he sanctify his field froin the year the rod, ile tenth shall be voly unr the Lorn. of julvilee, according to thy estination it shall 33 He shall not search whether it be good stand

or had, neither shall se change it : and is lie 18 But if he sanctify his field after the ju- change it at all, then both it and the cuange bilee, then the priest shall reckon untoliin whereof shall be holy; it shall not be redeemned. the money according to the years that re- 34 These ure the commandments, which main, even unto the year of the jubilee, and the Lord commanded Moses, for le clul it shall be abated from thy estimation. dren of Israel, in mount Sinai.

1 The Fourth Book of Moses, valled NUWBERS
CHAP. I.

after they were coine out of the land of ANI

ND the LORD spuke unto Moses in Egypt, saying,

the wilderness of Sinai, in the taler 2 Take ye the sum of all the congrega nacle of the congregation, on the first cay tion of the children of Israel, after their for the second montii, in the second year families, by wie house of thei. fathers, with

te nummer of their names, every male by erations, after their families, ny the house their poils;

of their fathers, according in the numirer of 3 Froni twenty years old and upward,all that the names, from twenty years old and upure able to go forih to war in Israel: thou and ward, all that were able to go forth to war; Aaron shall number then by their armies. 27 Those that were numbered of thein,

4 And with you there shall be a man or even of the trihe of Jurlun, were l'ireescore wery tribe; every one head of the house or and fourteen thousa o:) and six hundred. his fathers.

28 1 or the children of lsachar, by their 5 . And these are the names of the men generations, alier their families, by the house dal shall stand with you of the tribe of of their fathers, according to the number of Reuben; Elizur the son of Shedeur. the names, from twenty years old and up

6 Of Simevn; Sielumiel the son of Zuri- ward, all that were able to go forth to war; daddai.

29 Those that were numbered of them, even 7 Of Judah; Nalishon the son of Ammina- of the tribe of Issachar, were tilty and four dab,

thousand and four hundred. 8 Of lisachar; Nethance the son of Zuer. 30 1 Of the children of Zenulun, hy their 907 Zebulun; Eliab the son of Helon. generations, after their families, hy the house 10 of the children of Josephs: of Ephraim; of their fathers, according to the number of Elishama the son of Ammihud: of 'Manas-lihe names, from twenty years old and upkh; Gamaliel the son of Pedalızur. ward, all that were able to go forth to war; II of Benjamin; Abidan the son of Gideoni. 31 Those that were nuinhered of thein,

12 Or Dan; Abiezer the son of Ammi-leven of the tribe of Zebulun, rrere filty and shaddai.

seven thousand and four liundred. 13 Of Asher; Pagiel the son of Ocran. 32 11 of the children of Joseph, nainely, of 14 Or Gad; Éliasaph the son of Deuel. the children of Epiraim, by their generations, 15 Or Naphtali; Ahira the son of Enan. Jafter their families, by the house of their la

16 These were the renowned of the congre-thers, according to the number of the names, gation, princes of the tribes of their fathers, from iwenty years old and upward, all tal heads of thousands in Israel.

were able to go forth to war ; 17 [ And Moses and Aaron look these 33 Those that were numbered of them, men which are expressed by their names : even of the tribe of Epliraim, uere furty

18 Aud they assembled all the congregation thousand and five hundred. together on the first day of the second month; 34 11 of the childrea of Manasseh, hy their anil they declared their pedigrees after their generations, after their families, by the house families, by the house oribeir fathers, accord- of their fathers, according to the number of ing to the number of the naines, from twenty the names, from twenty years old and up. years old and upward, by their polls. ward, all that were able to go forth to war; 19 As the LORD commanded Moses, so he

35 Those that were numbered of them, numbered them in the wilderness of Sinai. even of the tribe of Manassell, were thirty

20 11 And the children of Reuben, Israel's and two thousand and two hundred. eldest son, by their generations, after their

36 1 Of the children of Benjamin, by their families, by the house of their fathers, ac- generations, after their families, by the house cording to the number of the names, by of their fathers, according to the number of their polls, every male from twenty years old the names, from twenty years old and upend upward, all that were able to go forth ward, all that were able to go forth lo war:

37 Those that were numbered of them, 21 Those that were punbered of them, even of the tribe of Benjamin, were thirty men of the tribe of Reuben, nocte forty and and five thousand and four hundred. ex thousand and five hundred.

33 ! Of the children of Dan, by their se22 4 or the children of Simeon, by their nerations, aster their families, by the house generations, after their faniilies, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of of their fathers, those that were numbered the names, from twenty years old and un. of them, according to the number of the ward, all that were able to go forth to war; naines, hy their polls, every male from twen 39 Those that were numbered or them, ty years old and upward, all that were able eren of the tribe of Dan, were threescore to go forth to war;

and two thousand and seven hundred. 23 Those that were numbered or them, 40 4 or the children of Asher, by their even of the tribe of Simeon, were fifty and generations, alier their families, by the liouse pige thousand and three hundred.

of their futhers, according to the number ou 24 1 Of the children uf Gad, hy their ge- the names, froin twenty years old and upDerations, after their families, by the house ward, all that were able to go forth to war; of their fathers, according to the number of 41 Those that were numbered of them, the names, from twenty years old and up-eren of the tribe of Asner, icere forty and Wa.d, all that were able to go forth to war; one thousand and five mindred.

45 Those that were numbered of them, 129 Orthe cluildren of Naphtali, througlio eren of the tribe of Gail, urre forty and five out their generations, after tlieir families, by thousand six hundred and fifiv.

the luvuse of their fathers, according to the 2010: the children of Judah, by their gen- number of the names, from twenty years old

to war ;

var

and upward, all that were able to go forth to bered t'iereol, were filly and four thousand

and four hundred. 43 Those that were numbered of them, 7 Ther. the tribe of Zebulun: and Eliab even of the tribe of Naphtali, were fifty and the son of Helon shall be captain of the chil. three thousand and four hundred.

dren of Zebulun. 44 1ïhese are those that were numbered, 8 And his lost, and those that were num. which Moses and Aaron numbered, and the bered thereof, were fifty and seven thousand princes of Israel, being twelve inen : each and four hundred. one was for the house of his fathers.

9 Ali that were numbered in the camp of 45 So were all those that were numbered on Judalı were an bundred thousand, and fourthe children of Israel, by the house of their score thousand, and six thousand and four fathers, from twenty years old and opward. hundred, throughout their armies: these shal) all that were able ln go forth to war in Israel: first set forth.

46 Even all they that were numbered, were 1041 On the south side shall be the standard six hundred thousand, and luree thousand, or the camp of Reuben, according to their and five hundred and hfty.

armies : and the captain of the children o 47 | But the Levites, afier the tribe of their Reuben shail ke Elizur the son of Shedeur. fathers, were not numbered among them. 11 And his host, and tisose that were num

43 For the Lord liad spoken unto Moses, bered thereof, were forty and six thousand saying,

and five lundred. 49 Only thou shalt not nunber the tribe of 12 And those which pitch by liim shall be Levi, neither take the sum of thein among the tribe of Simeon: and the captain of the the children of Israel;

cuildren of Simeon shall be Shieluiniel the son 50 But thou shalt appoint the Levites over or Zuri haddai. the tabernacle of lesuinony, and over all! 13 And his hest, and those that were numthe vessels thereof, and over all things that hered of them, were filiy and nine thousand belong to it: they shall bear the tabernacle. and thiree hundred. and all the vessels thereof; and they shall 14 Thea ibe tr:be of Gad: and the captain minister unto it, and shall encamp round of the sons of Gad shull be Eliasaph the son about the tabernacle.

of Reuel. 51. And when the tabernacle selteth for 15 And liis bost, and those that were num. ward, the Levites shall lake it down; and bered of them, were forty and five thousand when the tabern.cle is to be pitched, the and six hundred and filij. Levites shall set it up: and the stranger that 16 All that were numbered in the camp comethi vigh shall be put to death.

of Reuben were an hundred thousand, and 52 And the children of Israel shall pitch fifty and one thousand, and four hundred and their tents, every man by luis own camp, and fifty, throughout their armies : and tiey shall every man by his own standard, throughout set forth in the second rank. their hosts.

17 1 Then the tabernacle of the congrega53 But the Levitcs shall pitch round about tion shall set forward, with the camp of the the tabernacle of testimony, that there be 19 Leviles in tie midst of the camp: as they wrath upon the congregation of the children encamp, so shall they set forward, every man of Israel: and the Levites shall keep the in his place, hy their standards. charge of the tabernacle o testimony. 18 1 On the west side shall be the standard

54 And the children of Israel did accord- of the camp of Ephraim, according to their ing to all that the LORD commanded Moses, arinies: and the captain of the sous of Ephraim 50 did they.

shall be Elishama the son of Ammiliud. CHAP. U.

19 And his host, and those that were nuni. , ,

hundred. 2 Every man of the children of Israel shall 20 And by him shall be ibe tribe of Manas. pitch by his own standard, with the ensign seh: and the captain of the children of Manas. of their father's house : far off about the seh shall be Gamaliel the son of Pedalızor. tabernacle of the congregation shall they l And liis lust, and those that were numpitch.

bered of them, were thirty and two thousand 39 And on the east side, toward the rising and two liundred. of the sun, shall they of the standard of the 2. Then the tribe of Benjamin: and the camp of Judlah pitch, throughou; their ar- caplain of the sons of Benjamiu siull be Abimies: and Nalishon the son of Amminadab dan the son of Gideoni. shall be captain of the children of Judah. 23 And his host, and those that were num

4 And liis host, and those that were num- bered of them, were thirty and five thousand bercd of them, were threescore and fourteen and four hundred. thousand and six hundred.

** All that were numbered of the camp 5. And those that do pitch next unto him of Eplıraini were an lundred thousand, and shall be the uibe of Issachar : and Nethaneel eiglii thousand and an hundred, throughout the son of Ztrar shull de captain of the chil- their armies; and they shall go forward in the dren of Issachar.

third rank. 6 And his host, and those that were num-! 25 1 The standard of the camp of Dau

AND A LORD spake unto Moses, and unberedelf them, were forty thousand and five

« PreviousContinue »