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o 78 The sacrifices and ceremonies

Take one young bullock, and two rams without blemish, 2 And unleavened bread, and cakes unleavened tempered with oil, and wafers unleavened anointed with oil: of wheaten flour shalt thou make them. 3 And thou shalt put them into one basket, and bring them in the basket, with the bullock and the two rams. 4 And Aaron and his sons thou shalt bring unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and shalt wash them with water. 5 And thou shalt take the garments, and put upon Aaron the coat, and the robe of the ephod, and the ephod, and the breast-plate, and gird him with the curious girdle of the ephod: 6 And thou shalt put the mitre upon his head, and put the holy crown upon the nutre. 7. Then shalt thou take the anointing ; and pour it upon his head, and anoint 1nn. 8 And thou shalt bring his sons, and put coats upon them. 9 And thou shalt gird them with girdles (Aaron and his sons) and put the bonnets on them; and the priest’s office shall be theirs for a perpetual statute: and thou shalt consecrate Aaron and his sons. 10 And thou shalt cause a bullock to be brought before the tabernacle of the congregation; and Aaron and hissons shall put their hands upon the head of the bullock. 11 And thou shalt kill the bullock before the Lord, by the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. 12 And thou shalt take of the blood of the bullock, and put it upon the horns of the altar with o finger, and pour all the blood beside the bottom of the altar. 13 And thou shalt take all the fat that covereth the inwards, and the caul that is above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, and burn them upon the altar. 14 But the flesh of the bullock, and his skin, and his dung shalt thou burn with fire without the camp : it is a sinoffering. 15 #hou shalt also take one ram ; and Aaron and his sons shall put their hands upon the head of the ram. 16 And thou shalt slay the ram, and thou shalt take his . and sprinkle it round about upon the altar. 17 And thou shalt cut the ram in pieces, and wash the inwards of him, and his legs, and put them unto his pieces, and unto his head. 18 And thou shaltburn the whole ram upon the altar: it is a burnt-offering unto the I, or n : it is a sweet savour, an offering made by fire unto the Lord. 19 And thou shalt take the other ram; o

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and Aaron and his sons shall put their hands upon the head of the ram. 20 Then shalt thou kill the ram, and take of his blood, and put it upon the tip of the right ear of Aaron, and upon the tip of the right ear of his sons, and upon the thumb of their right hand, and upon the §. toe of their right foot, and rinkle the blood upon the altar round it

21 And thou shalt take of the blood that is upon the altar, and of the anoint: ing oil, and sprinkle it upon Aaron, and upon his garments, and upon his sons, and upon the garments of his sons with him: and he shall be hallowed, and his garments, and his sons, and his sons garments with him. 22 Also thou shalt take of the ram the fat and the rump, and the fat that covereth the inwards, and the caul above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, and the right shoulder; for it is a ram of consecration: 23 And one loaf of bread, and one cake of oiled bread, and one wafer out of the basket of the unleavened bread, that is before the Lor D. 24 And thou shalt put all in the hands of Aaron, and in the hands of his sons; and shalt wave them, for a wave-offering before the Lor D. 25 And thou shalt receive them of their hands, and burn them upon the altar for a burnt-offering, for a sweet savour before the Lord : it is an offering made by fire unto the Lor D. 26 And thou shalt take the breast of the ram of Aaron's consecration, and wave it for a wave-offering before the Lord : and it shall be thy part. 27 And thou shalt sanctify the breast of the wave-offering, and the shoulder of the heave-offering, which is waved, and which is heaved up of the ram of the consecration, even of that which is for Aaron, and of that which is for his sons: 28 And it shall be Aaron's and his sons by a statute for ever, from the children of Israel: for it is an heave-offering: and it shall be an heave-offering from the children of Israel of the sacrifice of their peace-offerings, even their heave-offering unto the LoRD. 29 And the holy garments of Aaron shall be his sons after him, to be anointed therein, and to be consecrated in them. 30 And that son, that is priest in his stead, shall put them on seven days, when he cometh into the tabernacle of the congregation to minister in the holy filace. 31 || And thou shalt take the ram of the consccration, and seethe his flesh in the holy place. 32 And Aaron and his sons shall eat the flesh of the ram, and the bread that is in

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The continual burnt-offering. the basket, by the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. 33 And they shall eat those things wherewith the atonement was made, to consecrate and to sanctify them : but a stranger shall not eat thereof, because they are holy. $4 And if aught of the flesh of the consecration, or of the bread, remain unto the morning, then thou shalt burn the remainder with fire : it shall not be eaten, because it is holy. 35 And thus shalt thou do unto Aaron, and to his sons, according to all things which I have commanded thee: seven days shalt thou consecrate them. 36 And thou shalt offer every day a bullock for a sin-offering for atonement; and thou shalt cleanse the altar, when thou hast made an atonement for it, and thou shalt anoint it, to sanctify it. 37 Seven daws thou shalt make an atonement for the altar, and sanctify it; and it shall be an altar most holy : whatsoever toucheth the altar shall be holy. 38 W Now this is that which thou shalt offer upon the altar; two lambs of the first year day by day continually. 39. The one lamb thou shalt offer in the morning; and the other lamb thou shalt cifer at even : 40 And with the one lamb a tenth-deal of flour mingled with the fourth part of an bin of beaten oil; and the fourth part of an him of wine for a drink-offering. 41 And the other lamb thou shalt offer at even, and shalt dothereto according to the meat-offering of the morning, and according to the drink-offering thereof, for a sweet savour, an offering made by fire unto the Lok D. 42 This shall be a continual . fering throughout your generations at the door of the 3. . congregation before the Los D: where I will meet you to speak there unto thee. 43 And there I will meet with the children of Israel, and the tabernacle shall be sinctified by my glory. 44 And I will sanctify the tabernacle of the congregation, and the altar: I will *nctify also both Aaron and his sons, to minister to nie in the priest's office. 45°. And I will dwell among the childrawi Israel, and will be their God. *And they shall know that I am the Loaetheir God, that brought them forth or of the land of Egypt, that I may dwell among them: I am the Lond their God. CHAP. XXX. 1 Tiraiar of incense. 11 The ransom of o helaver. 227/he/ictyanointing

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2 A cubit shall be the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof; foursquare shall it be ; and two cubits shall be the height thereof : the horns thereof shall be of the same. 3. And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, the top thereof, and the sides thereof round about, and the horns thereof; and thou shalt make unto it a crown of gold round about. 4 And two golden rings shalt thou make to it under the crown of it, by the two corners thereof, upon the two sides of it shalt thou make it; and they shall be for places for the staves to bear it withal. 5 And thou shalt make the staves of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold. 6 And thou shalt put it before the veil that is by the ark of the testimony, before the mercy-seat that is over the testimo– ny, where I will meet with thee. 7 And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet Incense every morning: when he dresseth the lamps, he shall burn incense upon it. 8 And when Aaron lighteth the lamps at even, he shall burn incense upon it; a perpetual incense before the Lon D, throughout your generations. 9 Ye shall offer no strange incense thereon, nor burnt-sacrifice, nor meat-offering ; neither shall ye pour drink-offering thereon. 10 And Aaron shall make an atonement upon the horns of it once in a year, with the blood of the sin-offering of atonements: once in the year shall he make atonement upon it throughout your generations: it is most holy unto the Los D. 11 || And the "...or D spake unto Moses, saying, 12 when thou takest the sum of the children of Israel after their number, then shall they give every man a ransom for his soul unto the Lord, when thou numberest them: that there be no plague among them, when thou numberest them. 13 This they shall §. one that passeth among them that are numbered, half a shekel, after the shekel of the sanctuary: (a shekel is twenty gerahs :) an half shekelshall be the offering of the Lord. 14 Every one that passeth among them that are numbered from twenty years old and above, shall give an offering unto the LoRD. 15 The rich shall not ń. more, and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel, when they give an offering unto the Lond to make an atonement for your souls. 16 And thou shalt take the atonementmoney of the children of Israel, and shalt appoint it for the service of the tabernacle of the congregation; that it may be a memorial unto the children of Israel before the Lord, to make an atonement for your souls.

e 80 The holy anointing oil. 17 of And the Lord spake unto Moses,

saying,

18 ihon shaltalso makealaver of brass, and his foot also of brass, to wash withal : and thou shalt put it between the tabernacle of the congregation and the altar, and thou shalt put water therein.

19 For Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet thereat:

20 When they go into the tabernacle of the congregation, they shall wash with water, that they die not: or when they come near to the altar to minister, toburn offering made by fire unto the Lorp :

21 So they shall wash their hands and their feet, that they die not: and it shall be a statute for ever to them, even to him and to his seed throughout their generations.

22 I Moreover the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,

3 Take §on also unto thee principal

spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even

two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet

calamus two hundréd and fifty shekels, 24 And of cassia five hundred shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary, and of oil-olive an hin: * 25 And thou shalt make it an oil of ho§ ointment, an ointment compound after the art of the apothecary: it shall be an holy anointing oil. 26 And thou shaltanoint the tabernacle of the congregation thcrewith, and the ark of the testimony, 27 And the table and all his vessels, and the candlestick and his vessels, and the altar of incense, 28 And the altar of burnt-offering with all his vessels, and the laver and his foot. 29 And thou shalt sanctify them, that they may be most holy : whatsoever toucheth them shall be holy. 30 And thou shalt anoint Aaron and his sons, and consecrate them, that they may minister unto me in the priest's office. 31 And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, This shall be an holy anoiating oil unto me, throughout your gencrations. 32 Upon man’s flesh shall it not be ured, neither shall ye make any other e it, after the composition of it: it is holy, and it shall be holy unto you. 33 Whosoever compoundeth any like it, or whosoever putteth any of it upon a stranger, shall even be cut off from his o: 34 And the Lord said into Moes, Take unto thee sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galaanum; these sweet spices with pure frankincense : of each shall there be a like oveight : 35 And thou shalt make it a perfume, a confection after the art of the apothecary, tempered together, pure and holy :

EXODUS.

Of the sabbath.

36. And thou shalt beat some of it very small, and put of it before the testimony in the tabernacle of the congregation, where I will meet with thee: it shall be unto you most holy : 37 And as for the perfume which thou shaltmake, ye shall not make to yourselves according to the composition §of : it shall be unto thee holy for the Lor D. 38 Whosoever shall make like unto that, to smell thereto, shall even be cut off from his people. CHAP. XXXI. 2 Bezaleel and Mholiab are called for the work of the tabernacle. 12 Qs the sabbath. 18 Moses receiveth the two tables. ND the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, 2 * See, I have called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah : 3 And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in unde ing, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship, 4. To devise cunning works, to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, 5 And in cutting of stones to set form, and in carving of timber, to work in all manner of wo 6 And I, behold, I have given with him Aholiab the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan; and in the hearts of all that are wise-hearted I have put wisdom; that they may make all ...} have commanded thee: 7. The tabernacle of the congregation, and the ark of the testimony, and the mercy-seat that is thereupon, and all the furniture of the tabernacle, | 8 And the table and his furniture, and the pure candlestick with all his furni and the altar of incense, 9 And the altar of burnt-offering wit all his furniture, and the laver and his fo 10 And the clothes of service, and th holy garments for Aaron the priest, an the garments of his sons, to minister in priest's office, 11 And the anointing oil, and sweet cense for the holy slace : according to that I have commanded thee, shall they 12 || And the Lon D spake unto Mc saying, 13 Speak thou also unto the children Israel, saying, Verily my sabbaths shall keep : for it is a sign between and you throughout your generations; ye may know that I am the Lo R D to doth sanctify you. 14 Ye shall keep the sabbath therefoil for it is holy unto you. Every one that c fileth it shall surely be put to death whosoever doeth any work therein, soul shall be cut of from among his lier. I 15 Six days may work be done, but

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.Maron maketh a molten calf. CHAP. xxx11. Moses breaketh the two tables. 81 EXODUS.

the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the Lond: whosoever doeth any wo in the sabbath-day he shall surely be put to death. I6 Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath their generations, for a perCowenant. . 17. It is a sign between me and the children of Israel for ever: for in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested and was refreshed. 18 And he gave unto Moses, when he had made an end of communing with him upon mount Sinai, two tables of testimony, tables of stone, written with the finger of God. CHAP. XXXII. 1 The people cause Maron to make a calf. 19 Moses breaket/, the tables. 25 The idolaters slain. 30 Moses firwyeth for the theofile. ND when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves runto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods which shall go before too, o: .."; that t us up out e Ian * We Wot not o: is become of him. gypt 2 And Aaron said unto them, Break off the goldenear-rings, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and bring them unto me. 3 And all the people break off the goldemear-rings which were in their ears, and brought them unto Aaron. 4 And he received them at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, afterhehad made it a molten calf: and the Said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt. 5 And when Aaron saw it, he built an altar before it; and Aaron made proclamation, and said, To-morrow is a feast to the Lord. 6 And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered burnt-offerings, and t peace-offerings: and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play. "And the Lord said unto Moses, Go, of thee down: for thy people, which on broughtest out of the land of Egypt, o#. ted *:::::::::: ckl have turned aside quickly out ote way which I to: them : } have made them a molten calf, and ** worshipped it, and have sacrificed onto, and said, These be thy gods, Qisael, which have brought thee up out “the land of Egypt. 9 And the Lord said unto Moses, I or seen this people, and behold it is a ed people: 11 -*

10 Now therefore let me alone, that my, wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them : and Í will make of thee a great nation. 11." And Moses besought the Lorp his God, and said, Lorp, why doth th wrath wax hot against thy people, Who. thou hast brought forth out of §. land of Egypt, with great power, and with a mighty hand * 12. Wherefore should the Egyptians and say, For mischief did he bring m out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people. 13 Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel thy servants, to whom thou swarest by thine own self, and saidst unto them, I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have o of will I give unto your seed, and ey shall inherit it for ever. 14. And the Lord repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people. 15 TI And Moses turned, and went down from the mount, and the two tables of the testimony overe in his hand : the tables were written on both their sides; on the one side and on the other overe they written. 16 And the tables were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, graven upon the tables. 17 And when Joshua heard the noise of o as they shouted, he said unto Moses, There is a noise of war in the camp. 18 And he said, It is not the voice of them that shout for mastery, neither is it the voice of them that cry for being overcome ; but the noise of them that sing do I hear. 19 || And it came to pass as soon as he came nigh unto the camp, that he saw the calf, and the dancing: and Moses' anger waxed hot, and he cast the tables out of his hands, and brake them beneath the mount. 20 T And he took the calf which they had made, and burnt it in the fire, and d it to powder, and strewed it upon e water, and made the children of Israel drink of it. 21 And Moses said unto Aaron, What did this people unto thee, that thou hast brought so great a sin upon them * 22 T And Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: thou knowest the people that they are set on mischief. 23 For they said unto me, Make us which shall go before us: for as or this Moses, the man that brought us

"up out of the land of Egypt, we wot not

what is become of him. 24 And I said unto them, Whosoever

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fath any gold, let them break it off: So they gave it me: then I cast it into the fire, and there came out this calf. 25 s And when Moses saw that the people were naked (for Aaron had made them naked unto their shame, among their enemies:) 26 Then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, Who is on the LoRD’s side? let him come unto me. And all the sons of Levi gathered themselves together unto him. 27 And he said unto them, Thus saith the LoRD God of Israel, Put every man his sword by his side, and go in and out from gate to gate throughout the camp, and slay every man his brother, and every man his companion, and every man hi neighbour. 28 And the children of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men. 29 For Moses had said, Consecrate yourselves to-day to the LoRD, even every man upon his son, and upon his brother; that he may bestow upon you a blessing this day. 30 is And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moses said unto the people, Ye have sinned a great sin: and now I will up unto the LoRD ; peradventure I § make an atonement for your sin. 31 And Moses returned unto the Lord, and said, Oh, this people have sinned a great sin, and have made them gods of ld. so Yet now, if thou wilt, forgive their sin: and if not, blot me, I pray thee, out of thy book which thou hast written. 33 And the Loap said unto Moses, Whosoever hath sinned against me, him will I blot out of my book. 34 Therefore now go, lead the people unto the filace of which I have spoken unto thee: behold, mine angel shall go before thee: Nevertheless, in the day when I visit, I will visit their sin upon them. 35 And the LoRD plagued the people, because they made the calf which Aaron

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God talketh with Moses. 3 Unto a land flowing with milk and honey : for I will not go up in the midst of thee; for thou art a stiff-necked people: lest I consume thee in the way.

4 T And when the people heard these evil tidings, they mourned : and no man did put on him his ornaments.

5. For the Lok D had said unto Moses, Say unto the children of Israel, Ye are a stiff-necked people: I will come up into the midst of thee in a moment, and consume thee: therefore now put off thy ornaments from thee, that I may know what to do unto thee.

6 And the children of Israel stripped themselves of their ornaments, by the mount Horeb.

his 7 || And Moses took the tabernacle, and

pitched it without the camp afar off from the camp, and called it the tabernacle of the congregation. And it came to pass, that every one which sought the LoRD, went out unto the tabernacle of the congregation, which was without the camp. 8 And it came to pass when Moses went out unto the tabernacle, that all the ople rose up, and stood every man at is tent-door, and looked after Moses, until he was gone into the tabernacle. 9 And it came to pass, as Moses entered into the tabernacle, the cloudy pil. lar descended, and stood at the door the tabernacle, and the LORD talked with Moses. 10 And all the people saw the cloudy pillar stand at the tabernacle door; and all the people rose up and worshipped, every man in his tent-door. 11 And the Lord spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend. And he turned again into the camp; but his servant Joshua the son of Nun, a young man, departed not out of the tabernacle. 12 T And Moses said unto the Lord, See, thou sayest unto me, Bring up this people: and thou hast not let me know whom thou wilt send with me. Yet thou hast said, I know thee by name, and thou hast also found grace in my sight. 13 Now therefore, I pray thee, if I have found grace in thy sight, shew me now thy way, that I may know thee, that I may find grace in thy sight: and consider that

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14 And he §§§ presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest. 15 And he said unto him, If thy presence go not with me, carry us not up hence. 16 For wherein shall it be known here that I and thy people have found grace in thy so Is it not in that thou #. with us? So shall we be separated, I and

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