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co their tenth generałion shall they not enter LURD thy God, thou shall not slack to pay
into the congregatiou of tue Lord for ever: it: for the Lord thy God will surely require

4 Because they met you not with bread it of thee; and it would be sin in thee.
and with water in the way, when ye came 22 But ir thou shalt forbear to vow, it shall
forth out of Egypt; and because they hired be no sin in thee.
against thee Balaam the son of Beor, of Pe 23 That which is gone out of thy lips
thor of Mesopotamia, to curse thee. thou shalt keep and perform ; even a free-

5 Nevertheless the LORD thy God would will-offering, according as thou hast vowed
not hearken unto Balaam; but the LORD unto the LORD thy God, which thou hast
thy God turned the curse into a blessing unto promised with thy mouthi.
hee, because the Lord:hy God loved thee. 211. When thou comest into tlıy neiglı.

6 Thou shalt not seek their peace nor their bour's vineyard, then thou mayest eat grapes prosperity all thy days for ever.

diy fill ai tliine own pleasure; but thou shalt 7 Thou shall noi abhor an Edomite; for not pure any in thy vessel. he is thy brother: thou not abhor an 25 When thou commest into the standing Egyptian; because thou wast a stranger in corn of thy neighbour, then thou mayesi his land.

pluck the ears with thine hand; but thou 8 The children that are begotten or them shalt not more a sickle unto thy neighbour's shall enter into the congregation of the LORD standing corn. m their third generation.

CHAP. XXIV. "9 11 Wuentle liost goeth. fortly agaiers W married her, and it come to pass that

WHEN a man hath taken a wire, and thine enemies, then keep thee from every wicked thing.

she find no favour in hiiseves because he hath 10 11 If there be among you any man that found some uncleanness in lier ; then lethin is not clean, by reason of uncleanness that write her a bill of divorcemen', and give it chanceth him ly night, then shall he go ini:er haud and send her out of bois louse. abroad out of the camp; lie shall not come 2 And when she is departed out of his liouse within the camp.

she may go and be another man's wife. 11 But it shall be, when evening comethi 3 And if the latter husband hate her and on, he shall wash himself with water; and write hier a bill of divorcement, and giveth it when the sun is down, he shall come into in lier liand, and sendeih her out of his the camp again.

house; or if the latter husband die, which look 12 I Thou shalt have a place also without her to be liis wife; the camp, whither thou shall go forth abroad: 4 Her former husband, which sent her

13 And thou shalt have a paddle upon thy away, may not take ber again to be liis wife, weapon; and it shall be, when thou will after that she is defiled; for that is abominaease thyself abroad, thou shalt dig there- tion before the LORD: and thou shall not with, and slalt turn back and cover that cause the land to sin, which the LORD thy wiiich cometh írom thee :

God giveth thee for an inheritance. 14 For the LORD thy God walketh in the 5 | When a man hath taken a new wife, midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to he sliall not go out to war, neither shall be be give up thine enemies before thee: therefore charged with any business; but he shall be shall thiy camp be holy; that he see no un- free at home one year, and shall cheer up lus clean thing in diee, and turn away from thee. wife which he hath taken.

15 | Thou shall not deliver unto his mas 61 No man sliall take the nether or the ter the servant which is escaped from his upper millstone lo pledge: for le laketh a master unto thee:

man's lise to pledge. 16 He shall dwell with thee, even among 71 If a man be found stealing any of his you, in that place which he shall choose, in brethren of the children of Israel, and mak. one of thy gates where it liketh bim best : eth merchandise of liim, or selleth him ; tben thou shalt not oppress him.

that thief shall die : and thou shalt put evil 17 & There shall be no whore of tue away from among you. danghters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the 8 Take heed in the plague of leprosy, eons of Israel.

that thou observe diligently, and do accord18 1 Thou shalt not bring the hire of aling to all that the priests the Levites shall whore, or the price of a dog, into the house teach you; as I commanded them, so ye shall of the Lord thy God for any vow, for even observe to do. both these are abomination un!o the LORD 9 Remember what the LORD thy God did thy Gud.

unto Miriam by the way, after that ye were *19 4 Thou shalt not lend upon usury to thy come forth out of Egypt. brother; usury of money, usury of victuals, 101 When thou dost lend thy brother any usury of any thing that is lent upon us'ıry. thing, thou shall not go into his house io

20 Unto a stranger thou mayest lend upon fetch his pledge. usury, but unto thy brother thou shalt not 11 Thou shalt stand abroad, and the map Jend upon usury; that the LORD thy God may to whom thou dost lend siall bring out ibe bless thee in all that thou sellest iline hand pledge abroad unto thee. w in the land whither thou goest to possess it. 12 And if the man be poor, thou shalt nos 21 9 When thou shalt vow a vow unto Die Isleep withi liis pledge:


13 In any case thou shalt deliver him thei. 7 And if the man like not to take his bro pledge again when the sun goeth down, that ther's wife, then let his brother's wise go up he may sleep in his own raiment, and bless to the gate unto the elders, and say, My husthee: and it shall be righteousness unto thee hand's brother refuseth to raise up unto his before the LORD thy God.

brother a name in Israel, lie will not perform 119 Thou shalt not oppress an hired ser- the duty of my husband's brother... vant thol is poor and needy, whether he be of 3 Tien the elders of his city shall call him, thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in and speak unto him: and if he stand to it, the land within thy gates;

and say, I like not to lake her; 15 At his day thou shali give him his hire, 9 Then shall his brother's wife come unto neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he him in the presence of the elders, and loose is poor, and selleth bis heart upon it; lest he his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his cry again i thee unto the Lord, and it be face, and shall answer and say, So shall it fu unto thre,

be done unto that man that will not build up 16 1 The fathers shall not be put to death bis brother's house. for the children, neither shall the children be 10 And liis nanie shall be called in Isracl, pillo death for the fatliers : every man shall The house of lojin that hath his shoe loosed. he put to death for luis own sin.

11 9 Wen men strive together one with 17 ? Thou shalt not pervert the judginent another, and the wife of the one drawech of the stranger, nor of the fatherless, nor take near for to deliver her husband out of the the widow s raiment to pledge:

hand of bim that smiteth liim, and putteth 1.3 Bist thou shalt remember that thou wast forth berland, and taketh l:im by the secrets; 2 bont-man i Egyp, and the LORD thy 12 Then thou shall cut off her hard, thine food recermd the thence: therefore I com- eye shall not pity her, cand there to do this thing.

13 I Thou shall not have in thy bag divers 11! When thou cultest down thine har-weigtits, a great and a small. Vaal in thy siekl, and last forgot a sheal in 11 Thou shall not have in thine house divers thie Geld, inou shall not go again to folchilmeasures, a great and a small. it shall be for 1:e stranger, for the fatherless, 1.5 Bu thou shalt have a perfect and just and for the widow; that the Lond thy final weiglit. a pertect and just measure shalt thou marbless thee in all the work of thine hands, have; that thy days may be lengthened in the

30 then thou beatest thine olive-tree land which the LORD thy God givethi thee. thou shalt not go over the boughs again: 16 For all that do such things, orui all that it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, do unrighteously, are an abomination unto and for the widlow.

the LRD) thy God. 21 When ihoy gatherest the grapes of thy! 17 l liemember what Amalek did unto theo vineyard, thou shali not glean it afterward: by the way, wlien ye were come forth out of it shall he for the stranger, for the father less, Egypt; and for the widow.

18 Hon he met thee by the way, and smota 22 Aud thou shalt remember that thou the hindmost of thee, even all that were fee wast a bond-man in the land of Egypt: there ble hentlice, when thou wasi laint and fore I command tice to do this thing. weary; and he feared not God. CHAP. XXV.

19 Therefore it shall be, when the LORD they come unto judgment, that the iwiges enemies round about, in the land which the may julge them; then they shall justily ihe Lord thy God giveth thee for an inheritance rigliteous, and condemn the wicked. 10 possess it, that thou shalt blou out the rea

And it shall be, if the wicked man he membrance of Amalek from under licaven worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall thou shalt not forget it. cause hiin to lie dowi:, and to be beaten be

CHAP. XXVI. fore his face, according to his fault, by a certain number.

unto the land which the Lord thy God

, 3 Forty stripes he may give lim, and not giveth thee for an inheritance, and possessest exceed: lest, if he should exceed, and beat it, and dwellest therein, hiin above these with may stripes, then thy 2 That thou shalt lake of the first of all the brother should seem vile unto thee.

fruit of the earth, which thou shalt bring of 4! Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he thy land mat the Lord thy God giveth thee, treadeth out the corn.

and shalt put it in a baskei, and salt go unto 51 If brethren dwell logether, and one the place which the LORD thy God shall choose ef them die, and have no child, the wise of to place his name there. he deal shall not marry without unto a stran 3 And thou shalt go unto the priest that ger: her husband's brother shall go in unto shall be in those days, and say unio him, ! her, and take her to him to wife, and perform profess this day unto the Lokv thy God, that the duty of an husband's brother unto her. I am come unto the country which the LORD

6 And it shall be, that the first-born which sware unto our fathers for to give us. she beareth shall succeed in the name of his 4 And the priest shall take the basket ont brother which is dead, that his name be not of thine hand, and set it down before the ato put oul of Israel.

tar of the LORD thy God.

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& And thou shalt speak and say before the holy people anto the LORD thy God, as he LORD thy God, A Syrian ready to perish wi8 hath spoken. my fatber; and he went dowu into Egypt,

CHAP. XXVII. and sojourned there with a few, and became ND Moses, with the elders of Israel, com. there a nation, great, mighty, and populous :

6 And the Egyptians evil-entreated us, and cominandments which I command you this afflicted us, and laid upon us bard bondage: day.

7 And when we cried unto the LORD God 2 And it shall be, on the day when ye shall of our fathers, the Lord heard our voice, and pass over Jordan unto the land wbirb the looked on our affliction, and our labour, and LORD thy God giveth thee, that thou shall our oppression:

sel thee up great stones, and plasier them 8 Ånd the LORD brought us forth out of with plaster. Egypt with a mighty hand, and with an out 3 Ånd thou shalt write upon them all the stretched arm, and with great terribleness, words of this law, whien thou art passed over, and with signs, and with wonders: that thou mayest go in unto the land which

9 and he hath brought us into this place, the LORD thy God giveth thee, a land illat and hath given us this land, even a land that Aoweth with milk and honey; as the LORD floweth with milk and honey.

God of thy fathers latlı promised thee. 10 And now, behold, I have brougit die 4. Therefore it shall be, when ye be gone first-fruits of the land which thou, o LORD, over Jordan, that ye shall set up these stones, last given me. And thou shalt set it before which I command you this day, in mouri the LORD thy lied, and worship before the Ebal, and thou shalt plaster them with plaster LORD thy God.

5 And there shalt thou build an altar unto 11 And thou shalt rejoice in every good the LORD thy God, an altar of stones : thou thing which the LORD thy God hathgiven un-sialt not lift up any iron tool upon them. to thee, and unto thine house, thou, and the 6 Thou shalt build the allar of the LORD Levite, and the stranger that is among you. thy God of whole slones; and thou shalt offer

12 9 When thou last made an end of lith- burnt-offerings thereon into the LORD thy ing all the tithes of thipe increase the third God: year which is the year of tithing, and last 7 And thou shalt offer peace-offerings, and given it unto the Levite, the stranger, the fa- shalt eat there, and rejoice before the LORD therless, and the widow, that they may eat thy God. within thy gates, and be filled ;

8 And thou shalt write upon the stones ull 13 Then thou shalt say before the Lord thy the words of this law very plainly: God, I have brought away the liallowed things 9 1 And Moses, and the priests the Levites, out of mine liouse, and also have given threin spake unto all Israel, saying, Take heed, and unto the Levite, and unto the stranger, to the hearken, O Israe!; This day thou art become fatherless, and to the widow, according to all the people of the Lory thy God. thy commandments which thou hast com 10 Thou shalt therefore obey the voice of mánded me: I have not transgressed thy com- the LORD thy God, and do liis command. mandments, neither have I forgotten ihem: ments and lois slalutes, which I command

14 I have not eaten thereof in my mourning, thee this day. neither bave I taken away ought thereof for 11 | And Moses charged the people wie uny unclean itse, nor given ought thereof for same day, saying, the dead: but I have hearkened to the voice 12. These shall

stand upon mount Gerizim of the LORD my God, and have done accord- to bless the people, wheni ye are come over ing to all that thou last commanded me: Jordan; Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and

15 Look down from thy holy habitation, Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin. from heaven, and bless thy people Israel, and 13 And these shall stand upon mount Ehal the land which thou hast given us, as thou to curse; Reuben, Gad, and Asher, and Zipswarest unto our fathers, a land that flow-bulun, Dan, and Naphiali. eth with milk and honey.

14 | And the Levites sliall speak, and say 16 This day the LORD thy God hath com- unto all the men of Israel withi a loud voice, mandad thee to do tliese statutes and judg 15 Cursed be the man that maketh any gra ments : tou shalt therefore keep and do thein ven or molten image, an abomination un'o with all done heart, and with all thy soul. the LORD, the work of the hands of the crafts

17 Thou hast avouched the LORD this day man, aud putteth it in a secret place : and all to be thy God, and to walk in his ways, and the people shall answer and say, Amen. to keep his statutes, and his commandments, 16 Cursed be he that setteih light by liis and his judgments, and to hearken unto his father or his mother: and all the people shall voice :

say, Ainen. 18 And the Lord hath avouched ibee this 17 Cursed be he that removeth his neigh day to be his peculiar people, as lie liath pro- bour's land-mark: and all the people shall mised thee, and that ihou shouldest keep all say, Amen. his commandments;

18 Cursed be he that maketh the blind to 19 And to make iliee high above all nations wander out of the way: and all the people which he hath made, in praise, and in name, shall say, Ainen. and in honour' and that thou mayest he an 19 Cursed be ne that ; ervertelh the judg


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20 Cursed be he that licth with his father's day, to observe and to do inem : wife; because he uncovereth his father's 14 And thou shalt not go aside from any skirt, and all the people shall say, Amen. or the words which I coinmand thee this day,

21 Cursed be he ihai lieth with any manner to the riglit land or to the left, to go after of beast: and all the people shall say, Amen. other gods to serve them.

22 Cursed be he thailieih with his sister, the 15 | But it shall come to pass, if thou will daughter of his father, or the daughter of his not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy mother: and all the people shall say, Amen. God, to observe to do all his commandmenis

23 Cursed be he thai lied with his mother- and his stalilles, which I command thee this in-law: and all the people shall say, Amen. day, that all there curses shall come upon

24 Cursed be he that smileth his neighbour thee, and overtake thee. secretly: and all the people shall say, Amen. 10 Cursed shalt thou be in the city, and

25 Cursed be he that taketh reward to cursed shalt thou be ia the field. slay an innocent person : and all the people 17 Cursed shall be thy basket ard thy store. shall say, Amen.

18 Cursed shall be ile fruit of thy body, 26 Cursed be he that confirmeth not all and the fruit of thy land, the increase of thy the words of this law to do them: and wl kine, and the Hocks or the sheep.. the people shall say, Amen.

19 Cursed shalt thou be when thou comest CHAP. XXVIII.

in, and cursed shalt thou be wlien thou goest hearken diligently into the voice of the 20 The Lord shall send upon thiec cursing, LORD thy God, to observe and to do all bis vexation, and relvuke, in all that thou settest commandments which I command thee this thine hand unto for to do: until thou be deday, that the LORD thy God will set thee on sıroyed, and until thou perish quickly; bebigh above all nations of the earth. cause of the wickedness of thy doings, where.

2 And all these blessings shall come on by thou hast forsaken me. thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt heark 21 The Lorpshall make the pestience cleave en unto the voice ofihe Lord thy God. unto thec, until he have consumed thee from

3 Blessed shalt thou be in the city, and off the land whither thou goest to possess it. blessed shalt thou be in the ficld.

22 The Lord) shall smite thee with a con. 4 Blessed shall be the fruit of thy body, simption, and with a fever, and with an inand the fruit of thy ground, and the fruit ofiammation, and with an extreme burning, thy canile, the increase of thy kine, and the ardi with the sword, and with blasting, and nocks of thy sheep.

with mildew; and they shall pursue thee un5 Blessexi sluli le thy basket and thy store. ul thou perish.

6 Blessed siwll thou be when thou comest ingl 23 And thy lienven that is over thy kead and blessed shalt thou be wlicn thou goest oul. hall be brass, and the earth that is under

7 The LORD shall cause thine enemies thee shall be iron. that rise up against thee to be smitten before 24TheLokh shall make the rain ofthy land thy lace: they shall coine out against thee powder and du:t: from leaven shail it coine olie way, and fee before thee seven ways. down upon thee, until thou be destroyed. 8 The Lord shall command the blessing

05 The LORD sliall cause thee to be smilopon thee in thy store houses, and in all thallern before thine enemies: thou shalt go out thou sellest thine hand unto; and be shallone way against them, and tiee seven ways bless thee in the land which the LORD thy before them; and shalt be reinoved into all God giveth thec.

the kingdorns of the earth. 9 The LORD shall establish thee an holy 26 And thy carcase shall he meat unto all people into himself, as he hath sworn unio fowls of the air, and unto the beasts of the ilee, if thou shalt keep the commandments earth, and no man shall fray ihem away. of the LORD thy God, and walk in l.is ways.

27 The LORD will sinite thee with the bosch 1C And ali the people of the earth shall of Egypt, and will the emeruds, and with see that thou arı calied by the name of the the scab, and with the itclı, whereof thou LORD); and they shall be afraid of thee. canst not be liealed.

1! And the Lord shall make thee plente- 28 The LORD skall smile thee with madness, vus in goods, in the fruit of thy boly, and in and blindness, and astonishment of heart the fruit of thy catile, and in the fruit of thy

29 And thou shalt grope at noon-day, as ground, in the land which the Lord sware the blind gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt unto thy fathers to give thee.

pot prosper in thy ways; and thou shall be 12 The LORD shall open unto thee his good only oppressed anul spoiled everinore, and no treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy nan shall save the. land in his season, and to bless all the work 30 Tlou slialt beroth a wite, and another of thine hand: and thou shalt lend unto many man shall lie with ler: thou shalt build an nations, and thou shalt not borrow. house, anıl thou shall not dwell therein : thou

!3 And the Lord shall maketbee the head, sualt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather and not the tail; and thou shalt be above the grapes ihereof. only, and thou shalt not be beneath ; ii thal

31 Thine ox sha!! be slain before thine eyes,

and thou shalt not eat thereof: thine ass shall 50 A nation of fierce countenance, which be violently taken away from before thy face, shall not regard the person of the old, noe and shall not be restored to thee: tny sheep shew favour to the young : shall be given unto thine enemies, and thou 51 And he shall eat the fruit of thy calle, and shalt have none to rescue them.

the fruit of thy land, until thou be destroyed: 32Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given which also shall not leave thee eitker corn, unto another people,ana thine eyes shall look, wine,or oil,orthe increase of thykine,or flock's and fail with longingfor them all the day long; of thy sheep, until he have destroyed thee. and there shall be no might in thine hand. 52 And he shall besiege :hee in all thy

33 The fruit of thy land, and all thy la-gates, until thy high and fenced walls como bours, shall a nation which thou knowest not down, wherein thou trustedst, throughout eat up; and thou shall be only oppressed all thy land ; and he shall besiege thee in all and crushed always:

thy gates, throughout all thy land, which 31 So that thou shalt be mad, for the sight the LORD thy God hath given thee. of thine eyes which thou shall see.

53 And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own 35 The LORD shall smite thee in the body, the fleshof thy sons and of thy daughknees, and in the legs, with a sore botchlers, which the LORD thy God hath given that cannot be liealed, from the sole of thy thee, in the siege, and in the strailiess, wheresvot unto the top of thy head.

will thine enemies shall distress thee : 36 The Lord shall bring thee, and diy 54 So thul the man that is render among king which thou shalt sot over thee, unto a you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil nation which weitlier thou nor thy fathers toward ! is brother, and toward the wife of lave known ; and there shalt thou serve his bosom, and toward the remnant of his other gods, wood and stone,

childıen which he shall leave; 37 And thou shalt become an astonishi 55 So ihat he will not give to any of them ment, a proverb, and a hy-word, among all of the filesh of his children whoin he shalleat; na:ions willier the LORD shall lead thee. because he liath nothing leftlin in the siege,

33 Thou shall carry much seed out into and in the straitness, wherewith thine ene. the field, and shall gather brit little in: for mies shall distress thee in all thy gates. the locust shall consuine it.

56 The tender and delicate woman among 3: Thou shaltplant vineyards,and dressthem; you, which would not adventure to set the but shalt neither drink of the wine, nor ga- sole of her foot upon the ground for delicalether the grapes : for the worms shall eat them. ness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil 10

10 Thou shalt have olive-trees throughout ward the husband of her bosom, and toward all thy coasts, buttligu shalt not anoint thyself ilier son, and toward her daughter, with the oil : for thine ulive shall cast his fruit. 57 And toward her young one that cometh

41 Thou shalt beget sons and daugliters, out from between her feet, and toward her but thou shalt not enjoy them: for they shall cluildren which she shall bear: for she swald go into captivity.

ral them for want of all things secretly in the 42 All thy trees, and fruit of thy land, shall siege anıl straitness, wherewith thine enemy the locust consume.

shall distress thee in thy gates. 43 The stranger that is within thee shaill 58 Ir thou will not observe to do all the get up above thee very high, and thou shall words of this law, that are wiiuen in this ceine down very low.

book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and 41 He shall send to thee, and thou shalt fearful name, THE LORD THY GOD; not lend to liim: he shall be the lead, and 59 Then the LORD will make thy plagues thou shalt be the tail.

wonderful, and the plagues of thy seed, even 45 Morcover, all these curses shall come great plagues, and of long continuance, and upon thee, and shall pursue thee, and over- sore sicknesses, and of long continuance. take thee, till thou be destroyed; because 60 Moreover, he will bring upon thee all thou hearkenedst not unto the voice of the the diseases of Egypt, wliichthou wast afraid Lord thy God, to keep liis commandments of ; and they shall cleave unto thee: and his statutes which he commanded thee. 61 Also every sicknass, and every plague,

46 And they shall be upon thee for a sign, which is not written in die book of this law, and for a wonder, and upon thy seed for ever. them will the Lord bring upon thee, urti

47 Because thou servedst not the Lord thy thou be destroyed. God with joyfulness, and with gladness of 62 And ye shall he left few in nuniber, heart, for the abundance of all things ; whereas ye were as tlie stars of heaven for

43 Therefore shalt thou serve thine ene- multitude; because thou wouldest not obey mies, which the Lord shall send against thee, the voice of the LORD thy God. ja hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, 63 And it shall come to pass, that, as the and in want of all things : and he shall pui Lord rejoiced over you to do you gocd, and a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have to multiply you; so the Lord will rejuice destroyed thee.

over you to destroy you, and to bring you to 49 The LORD shall bring a nation against nought: and ye shall be plucked from off the thee from far, from the end of the earth, land whither ihou guest to possess it. as swoist as the eagle Aieth ; a nation whose 64 And the LORD shall scatter thee among tongue thau shalt not

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