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Ordinances for E7.E t-and: and in it shall be llie sanctuary Mid the most holy place.

■i The \\<Ay portion of the l:nid shall be for the priests tlio ministers of the sanctuary, which shriil come near to minister unto the Lord: ami it shall be a place lor their houses, and a holy place for the sanctuary.

5 And tlie five and twenty thousand of length, and the ten thousand of breadth, shall also the Levites, the ministers of the house, have for themselves, for a possession for twenty chambers.

6 TT And yc shall appoint the possession of tin; city, live thousand broad, and five and twenty thousand long, over against the oblation of the holy portion: it shall be for the whole house of Israel.

7 TT And a portion shall be for the prince on the one side and on the other side of the oblation of the holy portion, and of the possession of the city, before the oblation of the holy portion, and before the possession of the city, from the west side westward, and from the east side eastward: and the length shall be over against one of the portions, from the west border unto the east border.

8 In the land shall be his possession in Israel: and my princes shall no more oppress my people; and the rest of the land shall they give to the bouse of Israel according to their tribes.

9 IT Thus 'saith the Lord God; Let it suffice you,0 princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and justice, take away your exactions from my people, saith the Lord God.

10 Ye shall have just balances, nnd a justephah, and a just bath.

11 The ephah and the bath shall be of one measure, that the bath may contain the tenth part of a homer, and the ephah the tenth part of a homer: the measure thereof shall be after the homer.

12 And the shekel shall be twenty gerahs: twenty shekcls.five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels, shall be your maneh.

13 This is the oblation that ye shall offer; the sixth part of an ephah,of a noinerof wheat, and ye shall give the ni.xth part of an ephah of a homer ol" barley:

IKIEL. the prince.

1- i Concerning the ordinance of oil, the bath of oil, ye shell Differ the tenth part of a bath out of the corn, which is a homer of ten baths; for ten baths are a homer:

15 And one Iamb out of the /lock out of two hundred, out of the fat pastures of Israel; lor a meat-offering, and fora burnt-offering, and fur peaceofferings, to make reconciliation for them, saith the Lord Gor>.

1(5 All the people of the land shall give this oblation for the prince in Israel.

17 And it shall be the prince's part to g ive burnt-offerings, and meat-offerings, and drink-offerings, in the feasts, and in the new moons, and in the sabbaths, in all solemnities of the house of Israel; he shall prepare the sin-olfering, nnd the meat-offering, and tbburnt-offering.and the peace-offering^ to make reconciliation for the hous«» of Israel.

18 Thus saith the Lord God; In the first month, in (he first dan f1' I be month, thou shall lake a young bullock without blemish, and cleanse the sancluary:

19 And the priest shall take of the blood of the sin-offering, and put it upon the posts of the house, and upon the four corners of the settle of the altar, and upon the posts of the gate of the inner court.

'20 And so thou shall do the seventh day of the month lor every one that erreth, and Cor him that is simple: so shall ye ieconcile the house. 21 In the first month, in the fourteenth day of the month, ye shall have the passover, a feast of seven days; unleavened bread shall be eaten. '22 And upon that day shall the prince prepare for himself, and for all the people of the land, a bullocK for a sin-offering.

23 And seven days of the feast he shall prepare a burnt-offering to the Lord, seven bullocks and seven rams without blemish daily the seven days; and a kid of the goats daily for a sinoffering.

2- 1 And he shall prepare a meat-offering of an ephah for a bullock, and an ephah for a ram, and a hin of oil for an ephah.

2f> In the seventh month, in the fifteenth day of the mouth, shall he do the like in the feast of the seven da vs.

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CHAP. XLVI. npi-IUS siitli the Lord God; The X gate of the inner court that loolceth toward the east shall be elmt the six working days; but on the sabbath it ehall be opened, and in the day of the new moon it shall be opened.

2 And the prince shall enter by the way of the porch of that gate without, and shaH stand by the post of the gate, and the p.ricsts shall prepare his burntofferings and his peace offerings, and he shall worship at the threshold of the gate: then lie ehall go forth; but the gate shall not be shut until the evening.

3 Likewise the people of the land ehall worship at the door of this gate before the Lord in the sabbaths and in tho new moons.

4 And the burnt-offering that Hi prince shall offer unto the LonD i tiie 6abbath-day shall be six lambs without blemish, and a ram without

blemish.

5 And the meat-offering shall be an ephah for a rani, and the meat offe:' for the lambs as he shall be able to give, and a bin of oil to an ephah

6 Ami in the day of the new l »r shall be a young bullock without blemish, and six iambs, and a ram; they shall be without blemish.

7 And he shall prepare a meat-orferiug, an ephah for a bullock, and an epuah for a ram, and for the lambs cording as his hand shall attain unto, and a Inn of oil to an ephah.

8 And when the prince shall enter, he shall go in by the way of the porch of that gate, and he shall go forth by the way thereof.

9 TT But when the people of the land ehall come before the Loud in the solemn feast*, he that enteretb. in by the way of the north gate to worship ehall go out by the way of the south gate ; and he that entrreth by the way of the south gate shall go forth by the way of the north gate: he shall not return by the vay'bf the gate whereby he came in, but ahatl go forth ovei against it

10 And the prince in the midst of them, when they go in, shall go in a»:d when they go "forth, shall go forth.

CHAP. XLVI. prince and pcopts

11 And in !he feasls and in the eo:mr,iu'e3the meat-offering shall be ar»

ephah to a bullock, aud an ephah to ind to the lamb9 as he is able to give, aud a bin of oil to an ephah.

12 Now when the prince shall pro pare a voluntary burnt-offering ot peace-offerings voluntarily unto the Lord, one shall then open him the

tc that looketh toward the east, anil _ J shall prepare his burnt-offering and his peace-offerings, as he did on the sabbath-day: then lie shall go brlh; and after his going forth one hall shut the gale.

Y-i Thou shall daily prepare a burntoffering unto the Loud of a lamb of the first year without blemish: thou shalt prepare it every morning.

1-t And thou shalt prepare'a meatoffering for it every morning, the sixth "an ephah, and the third part of a bin of oil, to temper with the fine flour; a meat-offering continually by a perpetual ordinance unto the Lord.

15 Tims shall they prepare the lamb, nd the meat-offering, and the oil, very morning for a continual burnt

16 11 Thus saith the Lord God; It the prince give a gilt unto any of his sons, the inheritance thereof Khali be his sons'; it shall be their possession by inheritance.

17 "But if he give a gift of his inheritance to one of his servants, then it shall be his lo the year of liberty; «ft>r It shall return to the prince: but

ihcritance shall be bis sons' for

them.

IS Moreover the prince shall not lake of the people's inheritance byopprcsto thrust them out of their possession; but he shall give his eona inheritance out of his own possession: that my people be not scattered every man from his possession.

19 1T After he brought me through he entry, which was at Hie side of .he gate, into the holy chambers of the priests, which looked toward the

lorth: and, behold, there was a place >n the two sides westward.

20 Then said he unto me, This is the place where the priests shall boil the trespass offering aud the sin offering, where they shall bake the meat-offering; that they bear them not out into the outer court, to sanctify the people Tfie visi'/n of

21 Then he brought me forth outer court, and caused ine lo pass by tbe four comers of the court; ami In hold, in every comer of the court ther was a court.

22 In the four corners of the court| there were courts joined of forty cubits long, and thirty broad: these four corners were of one measure.

23 And there was a row of building round about in them, round about them four, and it wen made wit boiling-places under the rows roun about.

24 Then said he unto me, These ar the places of them that boil, where tli ministers of the house shall boil tli sacrifice of the people.

CHAP. XLV1L

AFTERWA RD he brought me agaiu unto the door of the house and, behold, waters issued out fron under the threshold of the house east ward: for the forefront of the hous< stood toward the east, and the water came down from under, from the right side of the house, at the south side of the altar

2 Then brought he me out of the way of the gate northward, and led in* about the way without unto the outei gate by the way that looketh eastward, and, behold, there ran out waters oi the right side.

3 And when the man that had th< line in his hand went forth eastward he measured a thousand cubils,and he brought me through the waters; the waters were to the ancles.

4 Again he measured a thousand, ant brought me through the waters; the waters were to the knees. Again he measured a thousand, and brought me through ; the waters were to the loins.

6 Afterward he measured a thousand, and it was a river that 1 could notj pass over: for the wate.rs were risen, waters to swim in, a river that could not be passed over.

6" TT And he said unto me, Son ofinan, hast thou seen this? Then he brought me, and caused me to return to the ink of the ri<

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to the, into the ee:>; which being brought forth into the sea, the waters shall be healed.

y Avid it shall come to pass, that every thing that liveth, which movelh, whithersoever the rivers shall come, shall live; and thenr shall be a very great multitude of iish, because these waters shall come thither: for they shall be healed; and every thing shall live whither the river coineth.

10 And it shall come to pass, that the lishers shall stand upon it , from Engedi even unto En-eglaim; they shall he a place to spread forth nets: their fish shall be according to their kinds, as the fish of the gre.it sea, exceeding many.

11 But the miry places thereof, and the marshes thereof, shall not be heal ed, they shall he given to salt.

12 And by the river, upon the bank thereof, on this side and on that side, shall grow all trees for meat, whose h'.\i' shall not fade, neither shall the "■uit thereof be consumed: it shall

ring forth new fruit according to his months, because their waters they issued out of the sanctuary; and the thereof shall be for meat, and the leaf thereof for medicine, lii TT Thus saith the Lord God, This 'hall be the border whereby ye shall inherit the land, according to the twelve tribes of Israel: Joseph shall have tivo portions. It And ye shall inherit it, one as veil as another; concerning- the vliich 1 lilted up my hand to give it into your fathers: and this land shall ill unlo you for inheritance. 15 And this shall be the border of the land toward the north side, from the

7 Now when I had returned, I at the bank of the river we.r many trees on the one side and

Hamath, Berotliah, Sibraim, which is between the border of Damascus and the border of Hamath Hazar halticon, which is by the coast ofH.wan. 17 And the border from the sea shall e Hazar-enau, the border of Danws •tli northward, and the nnh. And this is the

>ehold, border of I
e very north side.

on the 18 And the cast side ye shall measure from Hainan, ami from Damascus,and S Then said he unto me, These wa- from Gilead, and from the land of Is ters issue out toward the east country, r.iel by Jordan, from the border unto und go down into the desert, and go, the easlsea. And this is the east side.

The portion of CHAP. XLVIll the twelve tribes.

lit And the south side southward,junto tlic Lord shall be of live and

from Tamar even to tlic waters of strife in Kadesh, the river to the great sea. Aud this is the south side southward.

20 The west side also shall be the

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

22 IT And it shall come to pass, «/«■//1 ye shall divide it by lot for lance unto you, and to tin that sojourn among: you, which 6hftll beget children among you: and they shall be unto you as born in the country among the children of Israel; they shall have inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel.

23 And it shall come to puss, that in what tribe the stranger sojourned), there shall ye give him his inheritance, saith the Lord God.

CHAP. XLVIII.

NOW these are the names of the)
tribes. From the north end
the coast to the way of Heth!on,as o
gocth to Hamath, Hazar enan, t
border of Damascus northwarri.to the
coast of Hamatli; for these are his
sides east and west: a portion Joi
Dan.

2 And by the border of Dan, Iron the east side unto the west side, n por twn fur Asher.

3 And by the border of Asher, fron the east side even unto the west side uportion J"or Naphtali.

4 And by the border of Nnphtali from the cast side unto the west side, a portion _/br'Manasseli.

5 And by the border of Manasseli from the east side unto the west side, a portion for Ephraim.

6 And by the border of Ephrn from the east side even unto the « side, a portion Jbr Reuben.

'7 And by the borderof Reuben, from the cast side unto th« west side,a_por cion for Judah.

8 1T And by the border of Judah from the east side unto the west side,1 shall be the offering which ye shall oiler of live and twenty thousand reeds in breadth, aud in length as one «r the other parts, from the'east side 'into the west side: and the sanctuary ruall be in the midst of it.

9 The oblation that ye shall offer

ty thousand in length, and of tea liousand in breadth.

10 And for them, even forthe priestr, shall be this holy oblation; toward

north five and twenty thousand in length, and toward the west ten thousand in breadth, and toward the east ten thousand in breadth, and toward the south five and twenty thousand in length .-and the sanctuary of the Loiu> shall be in the midst thereof.

11 It shall be for the priests that are anctitied of the sons ol Zadok ; which lave kept my charge, which went not astray when the children of Israel went astray, as the Levites went astray.

12 And this oblation of the land that isoilered shall be unto 1hem u thing

lost holy, by the border of the Leites.

13 And over against the border of the priests the Levites shall have fivp

rid twenty thousand in length, and en thousand in breadth: all the length shall be five a mi twenty thousand,and the breadth ten thousand.

14 And they shall not sell of it, neiher exchange, nor alienate the first ruits of the land; for it is holy unto the Loiui.

TT And the five thousand, lhata-e in the brpadth over against the fivt. and twenty thousand, shall be a profine place for the city, for dwelling and for suburbs: aud the city shall be in the midst thereof.

16 And these shall be the measures hereof; the north side four thousand

and five hundred, and the south side four thousand and five hundred, and on the east side four thousand and five hundred, and the west side four thou and and five hundred.

17 And the suburbs of the city shall be toward the north two hundred and . fifty, and toward the south two hundred and filly, and toward the east two hundred and fifty,ami toward the west two hundred and fifty.

IS And the residue in length over gainst the oblation oflhe \\6\yportion shall be ten thousand eastward, and .liousand westward; and it shall be over against the oblation of the holy portion; and the increase thereof shall be for food unto them that serve Die city.

19 And thev that serve the city fclui'.l

Jehoiakim's DAN serve it out of all the tribes of Israel.

20 All the oblation shall be live mid twenty thousand by five and twenty thousand : ye shall oiler the holy obiation four-square, witl; the possession of the city.

21 TT And the residue shall be forthe prince, on the one side ajid on the oilier of the holy oblation, and of the possession of the city, over against the live and twenty thousand of the oblation toward the eastborder.and westward over against the five and twenty thousand toward the west border.over against the portions,for tlie prince: and it shall be the holy oblation; and the sanctuary of the house shall be in the midst thereof.

22 Moreover from the possession of the Levites, and from the possession of the city, being in the midst of thai which is the prince's, between the norder of Judali and the border of Benjamin, shall be for the prince.

23 As lor the rest of the tribes,from lhe east side unto the west side iienjaniin shall have a portion. _24 And by the border of Benjamin, from the east side unto the west side, Simeon shall have ^portion.

25 And by the border of Simeon,from the east side unto the west side, Issa- ■ char & portion.

26 And by the border of Issachar, < from the east side unto the west side, ■ Zebulun a port ion. .

HEL. captivity. 27 And by \he border of Zebulun, from the east side unto the west side, Gndtiportion,

23 And by the border of Gad, at lha south side southward, the border shall be even from Tamar unto the waters of strife in Kadesb, and to the river toward the great sea.

29 This ii- the land which ye shall divide by lot unto the tribes of Israe' for inheritance, and these are their portions, saith the Lord God.

30 If And these are the goings out of the city on the north side, lour thousand and live hundred measures.

31 And the gales of the city shall be alter the names of the tribes of Israel: three gates norihwnrd; one gate of Reuben, one gate of Judah, one gate of Levi.

32 And at the east side four thousand and live hundred, anil three gates; and one gate of Joseph, one gale of .benjamin, one gate of Dan.

33 And at the south side four thousand and five hundred measures, and three gates; one gate of Simeon, one gate of Issachar, one gale of Zebulun

3-1 At lhe west side four thousand and live hundred, with their three gates;, one gate of Gad, one gate of Asher, one gate of Naphtali. 3ci It was round about eighteen thousand measures: and the name of the city from that day shall be,'l'he Loan is there.

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CHAP. I.

IN the third year of the reign of Je-
hoiakim king of Judali came Neb-
uchadnezzar king of Babylon unto Je-
rusalem, and besieged it.
'2 And the Lord gave Jeboinkiml
king of Judah into his hand, with part
of the vessels of the house of God,
which he carried into the land of Shi-
nar to the house of his god; and lie
brought the vessels into the treasure-
house of his god.

3 1T And the king snake unto Ashpesaaz the master of bis eunuchs, that he should bring certain of the children of Israel, and of the king's seed, and of the princes;

4 Children in whom was no blemish,': but well-favoured, and skilful in ali i wisdom, and cunning in knowledge,'<

and understanding science, and such as had ability in them to stand in the - king's palace, and whom they might teach the learning and the tongue of the Chaldeans.

5 And the king appointed them n daily provision of the king's meat, and of the wine which he drank: so nourishing them three years, that at the end thereof they might stand before the king.

6 Now among these were of lhe children of Judah, Daniel, Hailaniah, Mishael, and Azariah:

7 Unto whom the pnnce of the eunuchs gave names; lor he gave unto Daniel the name of Belteshazzar; and to Hananiah, of Shadrach ; and to

'Mishael, of Meshach; and to Azariah 'of Abed nego.

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