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The law of the meat

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and drink offerings. among you; that ye be not smitten of wine, for a sweet savour unto the before your enemies.

LORD. 43 For the Amalekites and the Ca- 8 And when thou preparest a bul. naanites are there before you, and lock for a burnt offering, or for a sacye shall fall by the sword : because | rifice in performing a vow, or peace ye are turned away from the LORD, offerings unto the Lord; therefore the LORD will not be with 9 Then shall he bring with a bul. you.

lock a meat offering of three tenth 44 But they presumed to go up deals of flour, mingled with half a unto the hill top: nevertheless the hin of oil. ark of the covenant of the LORD, 10 And thou shalt bring for a and Moses, departed not out of the drink offering half a hin of wine, for camp.

an offering made by fire, of a sweet 45 Then the Amalekites came savour unto the Lord. down, and the Canaanites which 11 Thus shall it be done for one dwelt in that hill, and smote them, bullock, or for one ram, or for a and discomfited them, even unto lamb, or a kid. Hormah.

12 According to the number that

ye shall prepare, so shall ye do to CHAPTER XV.

every one according to their number. i The law of the meat offering and the drink offering.

13 All that are born of the country 17 The law of the first of the dough for a heave shall do these things after this manoffering. 22 The sacrifice for sins of ignorance. 30 T'he punishment of presumption. 32 The sabbath- | ner, in offering an offering made by breaker is stoned. 37 Fringes on their garments. fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD. AND the LORD spake unto Moses, 14 And if a stranger sojourn with A saying,

| you, or whosoever be among you in 2 Speak unto the children of Isra your generations, and will offer an el, and say unto them, When ye be offering made by fire, of a sweet sacome into the land of your habita vour unto the LORD; as ye do, so he tions, which I give unto you,

shall do. 3 And will make an offering by 15 One ordinance shall be both for fire unto the LORD, a burnt offering, you of the congregation, and also or a sacrifice in performing a vow, | for the stranger that sojourneth with or in a freewill offering, or in your you, an ordinance for ever in your solemn feasts, to make a sweet sa generations: as ye are, so shall the vour unto the LORD, of the herd, or of stranger be before the LORD. the flock:

16 One law and one manner shall 4 Then shall he that offereth his / be for you, and for the stranger that offering unto the Lord bring a meat sojourneth with you. offering of a tenth deal of flour, min 17 | And the LORD spake unto gled with the fourth part of a hin Moses, saying, of oil.

18 Speak unto the children of Is. 5 And the fourth part of a hin of rael, and say unto them, When ye wine for a drink offering shalt thou come into the land whither I bring prepare with the burnt offering or you, sacrifice, for one lamb.

19 Then it shall be, that, when 6 Or for a ram, thou shalt prepare ye eat of the bread of the land, ye for a meat offering two tenth deals shall offer up a heave offering unto of flour, mingled with the third part the LORD. of a hin of oil.

20 Ye shall offer up a cake of the 7 And for a drink offering thou first of your dough for a heave of. shalt offer the third part of a hin / fering: as ye do the heave offering of Of the sins of ignorance. CHAPTER XV. The sabbathbreaker stoned. the threshingfloor, so shall ye heave | presumptuously, whether he be born it.

in the land, or a stranger, the same 21 Of the first of your dough ye reproacheth the LORD ; and that shall give unto the LORD a heave soul shall be cut off from among his offering in your generations.

people. 22 | And if ye have erred, and not 31 Because he hath despised the observed all these commandments, word of the LORD, and hath broken which the LORD hath spoken unto his commandment, that soul shall Moses,

utterly be cut off; his iniquity shall 23 Even all that the LORD hath be upon him. commanded you by the hand of 32 | And while the children of Moses, from the day that the LORD Israel were in the wilderness, they commanded Moses, and hencefor. found a man that gathered sticks ward among your generations; upon the sabbath day.

24 Then it shall be, if aught be *33 And they that found him gathcommitted by ignorance without the ering sticks brought him unto Moses knowledge of the congregation, that and Aaron, and unto all the congre. all the congregation shall offer one gation. young bullock for a burnt offering, 34 And they put him in ward, for a sweet savour unto the Lord, because it was not declared what with his meat offering, and his drink should be done to him. offering, according to the manner, 35 And the LORD said unto Mo. and one kid of the goats for a sin ses, The man shall be surely put offering.

to death : all the congregation shall 25 And the priest shall make an stone him with stones without the atonement for all the congregation of camp. the children of Israel, and it shall be 36 And all the congregation brought forgiven them; for it is ignorance: him without the camp, and stoned and they shall bring their offering, a | him with stones, and he died; as the sacrifice made by fire unto the LORD, LORD commanded Moses. and their sin offering before the 37 | And the LORD spake unto LORD, for their ignorance :

Moses, saying, 26 And it shall be forgiven all the 38 Speak unto the children of Israel, congregation of the children of Isra- and bid them that they make them el, and the stranger that sojourneth fringes in the borders of their garamong them; seeing all the people ments, throughout their generations, were in ignorance.

and that they put upon the fringe 27 | And if any soul sin through of the borders a ribband of blue : ignorance, then he shall bring a she 39 And it shall be unto you for goat of the first year for a sin offering a fringe, that ye may look upon it,

28 And the priest shall make an and remember all the command. atonement for the soul that sinneth ments of the LORD, and do them; ignorantly, when he sinneth by ig. and that ye seek not after your own norance before the LORD, to make an heart and your own eyes, after which atonement for him; and it shall be ye use to go a whoring : forgiven him.

40 That ye may remember, and do 29 Ye shall have one law for him all my commandments, and be holy that sinneth through ignorance, both unto your God. for him that is born among the chil. 41 I am the LORD your God, which dren of Israel, and for the stranger brought you out of the land of Egypt, that sojourneth among them.

to be your God: I am the LORD your 30 | But the soul that doeth aught | God.

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The rebellion of Korah, NUMBERS

Dathan, and Abiram. CHAPTER XVI.

| 10 And he hath brought thee near 1 The rebellion of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram. 23 | to him, and all thy brethren the sons

Moses separateth the people from the rebels' tents. 31, I of Levi with thee: and seek ye the The earth swalloweth up Korah and his company; and a fire consumeth the others. 36 Their censers used to | priesthood also ? cover the altar. 41 Fourteen thousand and seven hun

11 For which cause both thou and dred are slain by a plaque for murmuring against Moses and Aaron. 46 The plague is stayed.

all thy company are gathered togethN OW Korah, the son of Izhar, •er against the LORD: and what is TY the son of Kohath, the son of Aaron, that ye murmur against him? Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the 12 | And Moses sent to call Dasons of Eliab, and On, the son of Pe than and Abiram, the sons of Eliab; leth, sons of Reuben, took men: which said, We will not come up:

2 And they rose up before Moses, 13 Is it a small thing that thou with certain of the children of Israel, hast brought us up out of a land that two hundred and fifty princes of the floweth with milk and honey, to kill assembly, famous in the congrega | us in the wilderness, except thou make tion, men of renown:

thyself altogether a prince over us? 3 And they gathered themselves 14 Moreover, thou hast not brought together against Moses and against us into a land that floweth with milk Aaron, and said unto them, Ye take and honey, or given us inheritance too much upon you, seeing all the of fields and vineyards: wilt thou congregation are holy, every one put out the eyes of these men ? we of them, and the LORD is among will not come up. them: wherefore then lift ye up 15 And Moses was very wroth, yourselves above the congregation | and said unto the LORD, Respect of the LORD?

not thou their offering: I have not 4 And when Moses heard it, he fell taken one ass from them, neither upon his face:

have I hurt one of them. 5 And he spake unto Korah and 16 And Moses said unto Korah, unto all his company, saying, Even Be thou and all thy company before to morrow the Lord will shew who the LORD, thou, and they, and Aaron, are his, and who is holy; and will to morrow: cause him to come near unto him : | 17 And take every man his censer, even him whom he hath chosen will and put incense in them, and bring he cause to come near unto him. ye before the LORD every man his

6 This do; Take you censers, Ko censer, two hundred and fifty cen. rah, and all his company;

sers; thou also, and Aaron, each of 7 And put fire therein, and put in. you his censer. cense in them before the LORD to 18 And they took every man his morrow: and it shall be that the censer, and put fire in them, and man whom the LORD doth choose, laid incense thereon, and stood in he shall be holy: ye take too much the door of the tabernacle of the con

gregation with Moses and Aaron. 8 And Moses said unto Korah, 19 And Korah gathered all the Hear, I pray you, ye sons of Levi: congregation against them unto the

9 Seemeth it but a small thing un. door of the tabernacle of the congreto you, that the God of Israel hath gation: and the glory of the LORD apseparated you from the congregation peared unto all the congregation. of Israel, to bring you near to him. 20 And the LORD spake unto Moself to do the service of the taber. | ses and unto Aaron, saying, nacle of the LORD, and to stand be 21 Separate yourselves from among fore the congregation to minister un this congregation, that I may conto them?

sume them in a moment.

0 much | the door of the stereon, and stood in

upon you, ye sons of Levi

Moses, saying into the com about ind hundreo.

ery side : came and Abi- mgainst their o

The rebels destroyed. CHAPTER XVI. The use of their censers.

22 And they fell upon their faces, | pit, and the earth closed upon them: and said, O God, the God of the and they perished from among the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, congregation. and wilt thou be wroth with all the | 34 And all Israel that were round congregation ?

about them fled at the cry of them : 23 | And the LORD spake unto for they said, Lest the earth swallow

us up also. 24 Speak unto the congregation, 35 And there came out a fire from saying, Get you up from about the the LORD, and consumed the two tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and hundred and fifty men that offered Abiram.

incense. 25 And Moses rose up and went 36 | And the LORD spake unto unto Dathan and Abiram; and the Moses, saying, elders of Israel followed him. | 37 Speak unto Eleazar the son of

26 And he spake unto the congre. Aaron the priest, that he take up the gation, saying, Depart, I pray you, censers out of the burning, and scatfrom the tents of these wicked men, ter thou the fire yonder; for they and touch nothing of theirs, lest ye are hallowed. be consumed in all their sins.

38 The censers of these sinners 27 So they gat up from the taber-against their own souls, let them nacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abi- make them broad plates for a covram, on every side: and Dathan ering of the altar: for they offered and Abiram came out, and stood them before the LORD, therefore they in the door of their tents, and their are hallowed: and they shall be a wives, and their sons, and their little sign unto the children of Israel. children.

39 And Eleazar the priest took 28 And Moses said, Hereby ye the brazen censers, wherewith they shall know that the LORD hath sent that were burnt had offered; and me to do all these works; for I have they were made broad plates for a not done them of mine own mind. | covering of the altar:

29 If these men die the common 40 To be a memorial unto the death of all men, or if they be visited children of Israel, that no stranger, after the visitation of all men; then which is not of the seed of Aaron, the Lord hath not sent me.

come near to offer incense before the 30 But if the Lord make a new LORD; that he be not as Korah, and thing, and the earth open her mouth, as his company: as the LORD said to and swallow them up, with all that him by the hand of Moses. appertain unto them, and they go | 41 | But on the morrow all the down quick into the pit; then ye congregation of the children of Isshall understand that these men rael murmured against Moses and have provoked the LORD.

against Aaron, saying, Ye have kill31 | And it came to pass, as he ed the people of the LORD. had made an end of speaking all 42 And it came to pass, when the these words, that the ground clave congregation was gathered against asunder that was under them: Moses and against Aaron, that they

32 And the earth opened her looked toward the tabernacle of the mouth, and swallowed them up, and congregation : and, behold, the cloud their houses, and all the men that covered it, and the glory of the LORD appertained unto Korah, and all appeared. their goods.

43 And Moses and Aaron came 33 They, and all that appertained before the tabernacle of the congre. to them, went down alive into the gation.

The plague is stayed. NUMBERS Aaron's rod flourisheth.

44 | And the LORD spake unto the man's rod, whom I shall choose, Moses, saying,

shall blossom: and I will make to 45 Get you up from among this cease from me the murmurings of congregation, that I may consume the children of Israel, whereby they them as in a moment. And they murmur against you. fell upon their faces.

6 | And Moses spake unto the 46 | And Moses said unto Aaron, children of Israel, and every one of Take a censer, and put fire therein their princes gave him a rod apiece, from off the altar, and put on in- for each prince one, according to their cense, and go quickly unto the con fathers' houses, even twelve rods : gregation, and make an atonement and the rod of Aaron was among for them: for there is wrath gone out their rods. from the LORD; the plague is begun. 7 And Moses laid up the rods be

47 And Aaron took as Moses com- fore the Lord in the tabernacle of manded, and ran into the midst of witness. the congregation; and, behold, the 8 And it came to pass, that on the plague was begun among the people: morrow Moses went into the taberand he put on incense, and made an nacle of witness; and, behold, the atonement for the people.

rod of Aaron for the house of Levi 48 And he stood between the dead was budded, and brought forth buds, and the living; and the plague was and bloomed blossoms, and yielded stayed.

almonds. 49 Now they that died in the 9 And Moses brought out all the plague were fourteen thousand and rods from before the LORD unto all the seven hundred, besides them that children of Israel: and they looked, died about the matter of Korah. and took every man his rod.

50 And Aaron returned unto Mo- | 10 | And the LORD said unto Mo. ses unto the door of the tabernacle ses, Bring Aaron's rod again before of the congregation : and the plague the testimony, to be kept for a token was stayed.

against the rebels; and thou shalt

quite take away their murmurings CHAPTER XVII.

from me, that they die not. 1 God commandeth the tribes to bring their rods. 8 Only Aaron's rod flourisheth. 10 It is kept for a token

11 And Moses did so: as the LORD against the rebels.

commanded him, so did he. AND the LORD spake unto Moses, 12 And the children of Israel spake A saying,

unto Moses, saying, Behold, we die, 2 Speak unto the children of Isra- we perish, we all perish. el, and take of every one of them a | 13 Whosoever cometh any thing rod according to the house of their near unto the tabernacle of the LORD fathers, of all their princes according shall die: shall we be consumed with to the house of their fathers, twelve | dying? rods: write thou every man's name

CHAPTER XVIII. upon his rod.

1 The charge of the priests and Levites. 8 The priests'

portion. 21 The Levites' portion. 25 The heave 3 And thou shalt write Aaron's offering to the priests out of the Levites' portion. name upon the rod of Levi: for one AND the LORD said unto Aaron, rod shall be for the head of the house A Thou and thy sons and thy faof their fathers.

ther's house with thee shall bear the 4 And thou shalt lay them up in iniquity of the sanctuary : and thou the tabernacle of the congregation and thy sons with thee shall bear the before the testimony, where I will iniquity of your priesthood. meet with you.

2 And thy brethren also of the tribe 5 And it shall come to pass, that of Levi, the tribe of thy father, bring

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