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concerning all thic ordinances of the house, they shall put off their garments wnerein thes of the Lord, and all the laws thereof; and ministered, and lay them in the holy cham mark well the entering in of the house, with bers, and they shall put on other garments ; every going forth of the sanctuary. and they shall not sanctify the people with

6 Aud thou shalt say to the rebellious, eren their garments. to the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord 20 Neither shall they shave their heads, not Gin, 0 ye house of Israel, let it suffice you suffer their locks to grow long ; they shall of all your abominations,

only poll their heads. 7 lóthot ye have brought into my sanctuury 21 Neither shall any priest drink wine whea strangers, urcircumcised in heart, and upcir- they enter into the inner court. cumcised in flesh, to be in my sanctuary, to 22 Neither shall they take for their wives a pollute it, even my house, when we offer my widow, nor her that is put away:, but they bread, the fat and the blood, and they have shall take maidens of the seed of the house broken my covenant, because of all your lof Israel, or a widow that had a priest before abominations.

23 And they shall teach my people the dif. 8 And ye bave not kept the charge of ference between the holy and profane, and mive holy things; but ye have set keepers of cause them to discern between the unclean my charge in my sanctuary for yourselves. and the clean.

9 Thus saith the Lord God, No stranger, 24 And in controversy they shall stand in uncircumcised in heart, nor uncircumcised in judgment; and they shall judge it according flesh, shall enter into my sanctuary, of any to my juugments : and they shall keep my stranger that is among the children of Israel. laws and my statutes in all mine assemblies;

10 And the Levites that are gone away far and they shall hallow my sabbaths. from me, when Israel went astray, which 25 And they shall come at no dead person went astray away from me after their idols; to defile themselves : but for father, or for they shall even bear their iniquity. inother, or for son; or for daughter, for bro

11 Yet they shall be ministers in my sanc- ther, or for sister that hath had no husband, luary, having charge at the gates of the they may defile themselves. nouse, and ministering to the house : they 26 And after he is cleansed, they shall shall slay the burnt-offering and the sacrifice reckon unto him seven days. for the people, and they shall stand before 27 And in the day that he goeth into the them to minister unto them.

sanctuary, unto the inner court, to minister 12 Because they ministered unto them be- in the sanctuary, he shall offer his sin-offer fore their idols, and caused the house of Is-ing, saith the Lord God. rael to fall into iniquity; therefore have I 28 And it shall be unto them for an inhe. lifted up mine band' against them, saith the ritance; I am their inheritance: and ye shal Lord God, and they shall bear their iniquity. give them no possession in Israel ; I am theis

13 And they shall not come near unto me, possession. to do the office of a priest unto me, nor to 29 They shall eat the meat-offering, and the come near to any of my holy things, in the sin-offering, and ine trespass-offering ; and most holy place; but they shall hear their every dedicated thing in Israel shall be theirs. shame, and their abominations which they 30 And the first of all the first-fruits of all have cominilled :

things, and every oblation of all, of every sort 14 But I will make them keepers of the of your oblations, shall be the priest's: ye charge of the house, for all the service there- shall also give unto the priest the first or of, and for all that shall be done therein. your dough, that he may cause the blessing

15 © But the priests the Lerites, the sons to rest in thine house. of Zadok, that kept the charge of my sanc 31. The priests shall not eat of any thing tuary when the children of Israel weni astray that is dead of itself, or torn, whether it be from me, they shall come near to me to mi-'fowl or beast. nister unto me, and they shall stand before me to offer unto me the fat and the blood, Mohe land for inheritance, ye shall offer

CHAP. XLV. saith the Lord Gon:

16 They shall enter into my sanctuary, and an oblation unto the LORD, an holy portion they shall come near to my table, lo minister of the land: the length shall be the length unto me, and they shall keep my charge. of five and twenty thousand reeds, and the

17 1 And it shall come to pass, thut, when breadth shall be ten thousand. This stull be they enter in at the gates of the inner court, holy in all the borders thereof round about. they shall be clothed with linen garments; or this there shall be for the sanctuary and no wool shall come upon them whiles five hundred in length, with five hundreu in ibey minister in the gates ol the inner court, breadth, square round about ; and fifty cubits and within.

round about for the suburbs thereof. 18 Tney shall have linen bonnets upon 3 And of this measure shalt thou measure their heads, and shall have linen breeches the length of five and twenty thousand, and upon their lans; they shall not gird ihem- the breadth of ten thousand: and in it shall selves with any thing that causcth sweat. be the sanctuary and the most holy place.

19 And when they go forth into the outer 4 The holy portion of the land shall be for court, even into the outer court to the peopie, 'the priests, the ministers of the sanctuary,

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which shall come near to minister unto the 19 And Ine priest soall take of the blood Lord; and it shall be a place for their of the sin-offering, and put it upon the posts houses, and an holy place for the sanctuary, of the house, and upon the four corners of the

5 And the five and twenty thousand of settle of the altar, and upon the posts of the lengih, and the ten thousand of breadth, gate of the inner court. shall also the Leviles, the ministers of the 20 And so thou shalt do the seventh day of house, have for themselves, for a possession the month for every one that erreth, and for lwenty chambers.

for him thal is simple : so shall ye reconcile 6 ! And ye shall appoint the possession of the house. the city five thousand broad, and five and 21 In :he first month, in the fourteenth day twenty thousand long, over against the ob- of the month, ye shall have the passover, a lation of the holy portion: it shall be for the feast of seven days; unleavened bread shall whole house of Israel.

be eaten. 7 1 And a portion shall be for the prince on 22 And upon that day shall the prince prethe one side and on the other side of the ob- pare for himself, and for all the people of the lation of the holy portion, and of the posses. land, a bullock for a sin-offering. sion of the city, before the oblation of the 23 And seven days of the feast he shall

preholy portion, and before the possession of the pare a burnt-offering to the Lorn, seven bulcity, from the west side westward, and from locks and seven rams without blemish daily the east side eastward; and the length shall the seven days; and a kid of the goats daily be over against one of the portions, from the for a sin-offering west border unto the east border.

24 And he shall prepare a meat-offering 8 In the land shall be his possession in Israel: of an ephah for a bullock, and an ephah for and my princes shall no more oppress my peo- a ram, and an hin of oil for an ephah. ple; and the rest of the land shall they give to 25 In the seventh month, in the fifteenth the house of Israel according to their tribes. day of the month, shall he do the like in the

91 Thus saith the Lord Gov, Let it suf- feast of the seven days, according to the sin fice you, O princes of Israel: remove vio- offering, according to the burnt-offering, and lence and spoil, and execute judgment and according to the meat-offering, and accordjustice, take away your exactions from my ing to the oil. people, saith the Lord God.

CHAP. XLVI. 10 Ye shall bave just balances, and a just THUS saith the Lord Gom, The gate of ephah, and a just bath.

the inner court that looketh toward the 11 The ephah and the bath shall be of one east shall be shut the six working days; but measure, that the bath may contain the tenth on the sabbath it shall be opened, and in the part of an homer, and the ephah the tenth day of the new-moon it shall be opened.

of an homer: the measure thereof shall 2 Ard the prince shall enter by ihe way o te alter the homer.

the porch of that gate without, and shall stand 12 And the shekel sholl be twenty gerahs: by the post of the gate, and ihe priests shal! [wenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fir- prepare his burnt-offering, and his peace-ofleen shekels, shall be your maneh. ferings, and he shall worship at the threshold

13 This is the oblation that ye shall offer ; of the gate: then he shall go forth; but the the sixth part of an ephah of an horner of gate shall not be shut until the evening: wheat, and ye shall give the sixth part of an 3 Likewise the people of the land shall worephah of an homer of barley.

ship at the door of this gate before the LORD 14 Concerning the ordinance of oil, the in the sabbaths, and in the new-moons. path of oil, ne shull offer the tenth part of 4 And the burnt-offering that the prince a bath out of the cor, which is an honor of shall offer unto the Lord in the sabbath-day ten baths; for ten baths are an homer : Ishuill be six lambs without blemish, and a rar

15 And one lamb out of the flock, out of without blemish. two hundred, out of the fat pastures of Israel, 5 And the meat-offering shall be an ephah for a meat-offering, and for a burnt-offering, for a ram, and the meat-ofiering for the lambe and for peace-offerings, to make reconcilia- as he shall be able to give, and an hin of oil tion for them, saith the Lord God. to an epbah.

16 All the people of the land shall gire 6 Aud in the day of the new-moon it shall this oblation for the prince in Israel. be a young bullock without blemish, and six

17 And it shall be ihe prince's part to give lambs, and a ram; they shall be without ourut-offerings, and meat offerings, and blemish. drink-offerings, in the feasts, and in the new 7 And he shall prepare a mcal-offering, an moons, and in the sabbaths, in all solemni- ephah for a bullock, and an ephiali for a ram; Lies of the house of Israel: he shall prepare and for the lambs according as his hand shall the sin-otfering, and the meat-offering, and attain unto, and an hin of oil to an ephan. the burnt-offering, and the peace-offerings, 8. And when the prince shall enter, he shall to make reconciliation for the house of Israel. go in by the way of the porch of that gale,

18 Thus saith the Lord God, In the first and he sba!! go forth by the way thereof. month, in the first day of the month, thou 9! But when the people of the land shalı shalt take a young bullock without bleunish, come +efore the LORD in the solemn feasts. and cleanse the sanctuary :

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gale to worship shall go out by the way of thiny broad : these four corners were of the south gate; and he that entereth by the one ineasure. way of the south gate shail go forth by the 23 And there in is a row of building round way of the north gile; lie shall not return about in them, round about them laur, and by the way of the gate whereby be came in, i ines maxle wiin boiling places under the bu shall go fouth over against it.

rows round about. 10 And the prince in the midst of them, 21 Then said he unto me. These are the when they go in, shall go in; and when places of them that bois, where the minithey go lorib, shall go forth :

sters of the house shall boil the sacrifice of 11 And in the leasts, and in the solemnities, the people. the meat-offering shall be an ephalito a bal

(UAP. XLVII. Jock, and an ephiah to a ram; aid to the FTERIART) he brought me again lambs as he is able to give, and an hin of 11 unto the door of the house ; and, lehold, oil to an epbah.

waters issued out from under the threshold 12 Now when the prince shall prepare alof the house castward: for the forc-liont of voluntary burnt-oriering, or peace-offerings the house slı or toward the east, and the wa. voluntarily unto the Lord, one shall then ters came down from under, from the right open him the gate that looketli toward side of the house, at the south sue of the the east, and he shall prepare his burnt-of- altar. fering and his peace-offerings as he did on 2 Then brought he me out of the way of the sabbath-day: then he shall go forth; the gate northward, and led me about the and afier his goicg forth ore shall shut the way without unto the outer gate by the way gale.

that looketh eastward; and, behold, there 13 Thou shalt daily prepare a burnt-offer- ran out waters on the right side. ing unto the Lord of a lainb of the first year 3 And when the mau that had the line in without blemish; thou shalt prepare it every his hand wem forth eastward, he measured a morning

thousand cubits, and he brought me through 14 And thou shalt prepare a meal-offering the waters; the waters were to the ancles. for it every morning, the sixth part of an 4 Again he measured a thousand, and ephah, and the third part of an hin of oil, broughi me through the waters; the waters to temper with the fine tlour; a meal-offer- uere to the knees. Again he measured a ing continually, by a perpetual ordinance, thousand, and brought me through; tie unto the LORD.

waters were to the loins. 15 Thus shall they prepare the lamh, 5 Afterward he measured a thousand; and and the meat-offering, and the oil, every it was a river that I could not pass over: morning, for a commual burnt-offering. for the waters were risen, waters to swim

16 & Thus saith the Lord God), If the prince in, a river that could not be passed over. give a gist unto any of his sons, the inhe 6 1 And he said unto me, Son of man, ritance ihercof shall be his sous'; it shall be hast thou seen this? Then he brought me, their possession by inheritance.

and caused me to return to the brink of the 17 But if he give a gift of his inheritance river. to one of his servants, then it shall be bis to 7 Now, when I had returned, behold, at the year of liberty; alter it shall return to the bank of the river were very many trees the prince : but his inherilance shall be his on the one side and on the other. sons for them,

8 Then said he unto me, These waters is18 Moreover the prince shall not take of sue out toward the east country, and go down the people's inheritance by oppression, to into the desert, and go into the sea; which thrust them out of their possession; but he being brought forth into the sea, the waters shall give his sons inheritance out of his own shall be healed. possession : that my people be not scattered 9 And it shall come to pass, thul every every man from his possession.

thing that liveth, which moveth, whitlerso19 | After he brought me through the ever the rivers shall come, shall live; and eniry, which was at the side of the gate, in- there shall be a very great multitude of fish, to the holy chambers of the priests, which because these waters shall come thither: for looked toward the north : and, behold, there they shall be healed; and every thing shall was a place on the two sides westward. live whither the river cometh.

20 Then said he unto me, This is the place 10 And it shall come to pass, thot the fishwhere the priests shall boil the trespass-of- ers shall stand upon it, from En-gedi even fering and the sin-offering, where they shall un:0 En-eglaim; they shall be a place to bake the meat-offering ; that they bear them spread forth nets: their fish shall be accord. no! out into the outer couri, to sanctify the ing to their kinds, as the fish of the great people.

sea, exceeding many. 21 Then he brought me forth into the outer 11 But the miry places thereof, and the court, and caused ine to pass by the four marishes thereof, shall not be healed; they corners of the court; and, behoid, in every shall be given to salt. corner of the court there was a court.

12 And by the river, upon the bank there. 22 In the four corners of the court there of, on this side and on that side, shall grow pre crcurls joined of forty cubits long and all trees for meat. whose leaf shall not fade,

OW these are the names of the tribes. side four thousand and five hundred.

neither shall the fruit thereof be consumed:1 6 And by the border of Ephraim, from the it shall bring forth new fruit according to east side even unto the west side, a portion for his months, because their waters they issued Reuben. out of the sanctuary; and the fruit thereof) 7 And by the border of Reuben, from the shall be for meat, and the leaf thereof for east side even unto the west side, a portion medicine.

for Judah. 13 1 Thus saith the Lord God, This shall 8 si And by the border of Judah, from the he the border whereby ye shall inherit the east side unto the west side, shall be the ofTand, according to the iwelve tribes of Is-fering which ye shall offer of five and twenrael: Joseph shall have two portions. ty thousand reeds in breadth, and in length

14. And ye shall inherit it, one as well as as one of the other parts, from the east side another; concerning the which I lifted up unto the west side : and the sanctuary shall mine hand to give it unto your fathers : and be in the inidst of it. this lauld shall fall unto you for inheritance. 9 The oblation that ye shall offer unto the

15 And this shall be the border of the land LORD shall le of five and twenty thousand Inward the north side, from the great sea, in length, and of ten thousand in breadth. the way of Hethlon, as men go to Zedad; 10 And for them, even for the priests, shall

16 Hamath, Berithah, Sibraim, which is be this holy oblation ; toward the north five between the border of Damascus and the and twenty thousand in length, and toward border of Hamath ; Hazar-balticon, which is the west ten thousand in breadth, and toby the coast of Hauran.

ward the east ten thousand in breadth, and 17 And the border from the sea shall be toward the south five and twenty thousand Hazar-enan, the border of Damascus, and in length: and the sanctuary of the LORD the north northward, and the border of Ha-shall be in the midst thereof. math. And this is the north side.

11 It shall be for the priests that are sanc18 And the east side ye shall measure tified of the sons of Zadok, which have kept from Hauran, and from Damascus, and from my charge, which went not astray when the Gilead, and from the land of Israel by Jor- children of Israel went astray, as the Levites dan, froin the border unto the east sea. And went astray: This is the east side.

12 And this oblation of the land that is 19 And the south side southward, from offered shall be unto them a thing most boly, Tamar eren 10 the waters of strife in Ka- by the border of the Levites. desh, the river to the greai sea, And this 13 And over against the border of the is the south side southward.

priests the Levites shall hare five and twenty 20 The west side also shull be the great thousand in length, and ten thousand in sea from the border, till a man come over breadth: all the lengih shall be five and against Hamath. This is the west side. twenty thousand, and the breadth ten !hou

21 So shall ye divide this land upto you sand. according to the tribes of Israel.

14 And they shall not sell of it, neither ex22 1 And it shall come to pass, that ye change, nor alienate the first-fruits of the shall divide it by lot for an inheritance unto land: for it is holy unto the LORD. you, and to the strangers that sojourn among 15 | And the five thousand that are left you, which shall beget children among you;lin the breadth, over against the five and and they shall be unto you as born in the iwenty thousand, shall be a profane place coumry' among the children of Israel; they for the city, for dwelling, and for suburbs ; shall have inberitance with you among the and the city shall be in the midst thereof. tribes of Israel,

16 And these shall be the measures there. 23 And it shall come to pass, that in what of; the north side four thousand and five tribe the stranger sojourneih, there shall ye huured, and the south side four thousand give him his inheritance, saith the Lord God. and five hundred, and on the east side four CHAP. XLVII.

thousand and five hundred, and the west From the north end to the coast of the 17 And the suburbs of the city shall be 10. way of lleihlon, as one goeth to Hamath, ward the north two hundred and fifiy, and Hazu-enan, the border vi Damascus north- toward the south iwo hundred and fifiy, and ward, to the coast of Hamath, (for these are toward the east two hundred and fifty, and his sides east and west,) a portion for Dan. toward the west iwo hundred and fifty.

2 And by the border of Dan, from the east 18 Aud the residue in length, over against sidle unto the west side, a portion for Asher. the oblation of the holy portion, shull be ten

3 Aud by the border of Asher, from the thousand eastward, and ten thousand west east side even unto the west side, a portion ward: and it shall be over against the oblafor Naphtali.

tion of the holy portion; and the increase 4 And by the border of Naphtali, from thereof shall be for food unto them that serve the east side unto the west side, a portion for the city. Manassch.

19 And they that serve the city shall serve 5 And by the border of Manasseh, from it out of all the tribes of Israel. the east side unto the west side, a portion for 20 All the oblation shall be five and twenEphraim.

ly thousand by five and twenty thousada

ye shall offer the holy oblation four-square, the east side unto the west side, Gad a portion with the possession of the city.

28 And by the border of Gad, at the south 21 11 And the residue shall be for the prince, side southward, the border shall be ever on the one side and on the other of the holy from Tamar unto the waters of strife in Ka. oblation, and of the possession of the city, desh, and to the river toward the great sea. over against the five and twenty thousand 29 This is the land which ye shall divide of the oblation toward the east border, and by lot unto the tribes of Israel for inheritwestward over against the five and iwenty ance, and these are their portions, saith the thousand toward the west border, over Lord God. against the portions for the prince: and it 30 And these are the goings out of the shall be the holy oblation; and the sanctu- city on the north side, four thousand and ary of the house shall be in the midst thereof. five hundred measures.

22 Moreover from the possession of the 31 And the gates of the city shall be after Levites, and from the possession of the city, the names of the tribes of Israel: three gates heing in the midst of that which is the northward; one gate of Reuben, one gate prince's, between the border of Judah and of Judah, one gate of Levi. ile border of Benjamin, shall be for the 32 And at the east side four thousand and prince.

five hundred: and three gates; one gate 23 As for the rest of the tribes, from the of Joseph, one gate of Benjamin, one gate east side unto the west side, Benjamin shall of Dan. hare a portion.

33 And at the south side four thousand 24 And by the border of Benjamin, from and five hundred measures : and three gates; the east side unto the west side, Simeon shall one gate of Simcon, one gale of Issachar, mare a portion.

one gate of Zebuluu. 25 And by the border of Simeon, from 34 At the west side four thousand and five the east side unto the west side, Issachar a hundred, with their three gates; one gate portion.

of Gad, one gate ot Asher, one gale of Naphi36 And by the border of Issachar, from tali. th east side unto the west side, Zebulun a 35 Il ras round about eighteen thousand portion.

measures : and the name of the city from 27 And by the border of Zebulun, from that day shall be, The LORD is there.

I The Book of DANIEL.

Shadrach ; and to Mishael, of Meshach; and I N :/o Azariah dan Ahead peod

kim king of Judah came Nebuchadnez 8 9 But Daniel purposed in his heart thas zar king of Babylon unto Jerusalem, and he would not detile himself with the portion besieged it.

of the king's meat, nor with the wine which 2 And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of he drank: therefore he requested of the Judah into his hand, with part of the ves- prince of the eunuchs that he might not desels of the house of God, which he carried lile himself. into the land of Shinar, to the house of his 9 Now God had brought Daniel into favour god; and he brought the vessels into the and tender love with the princeofthe eunuchs. treasure-house of his god.

10 And the prince of ihe eunuchs said unto 3 | And the king spake unto Ashpenaz, Daniel, I rear my lord the king, who hath apthe master of his eunuchis, that he should pointed your meat and your drink : for why bring cerlain of the children of Israel, and should be see your faces worse liking ihan of the king's seed, and of the princes; the children which are of your sort? then shall

* Children in whom was no blemish, but ye make me endanger my head to the king. weil-favoured and skilful in all wisdom, and 11 Then said Daniel 10 Me!zar, whom the cunning in knowledge, and understanding prince of the eunuchs had set over Daniel, science, and such as had ability in them 10 Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, stand in the king's palace, and whom they 12 Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten might teach the learning and the longue of days; and let them give us pulse to ear, and the Chaldeans.

water to drink. 5 And the king appointed them a daily 13 Then let our countenances be looked provision of the king's meat, and of the wine upon before thee, and the countenances of the which he drank; so nourishing them three children that eai of the portion of the king's years, that at the end thereof they might meat; and as thou seesi,deal with thy servants. stand before the king.

14 So he consented to them in this mat 6 Now among these were, of the children ler, and proved them een days. of Judah, Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and 15 And at the end of ten days their counAzariah;

tenances appeared farer and fatter in tiesh Unto whom the prince of the cunuchs than all the children which did eat the por gave names : for he gave unto Daniel the tion of the king's meal.

1 of Belteshazzar; and to Hananiah, of 16 Thus Mielzar took away the porti pod

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