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The continual burnt-offering. CHAP. XXX.

The ransom of souls. 36 And thou shalt offer every day'a bul- that is by the ark of the testimony, before lock for a sin-offering for atonement; and the mercy-seat that is over the testimony, thou shalt cleanse the altar, when thou where I will meet with thee. hast made an atonement for it, and thou 7 And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet shalt anoint it, to sanctify it.

incense every morning : when he dresseth 37 Seven days thou shalt make an the lamps, he shall burn incense upon it. atonement for the altar, and sanctify it; 8 And when Aaron lighteth the lamps and it shall be an altar most holy: what. at even, he shall burn incense upon it; soever toucheth the altar shall be holy. a perpetual incense before the LORD,

38 | Now this is that which thou shalt throughout your generations. offer upon the altar; two lambs of the 9 Ye shall offer no strange incense therefirst year day by day continually. on, nor burnt-sacrifice, nor meat-offering;

31 The one lamb thou shalt offer in the neither shallye pourdrink-offering tbereon. morning; and the other lamb thou shalt 10 And Aaron shall make an atonement offer at even:

upon the horns of it once in a year, with 40 And with the one lamb a tenth-deal the blood of the sin-offering of atonements: of four mingled with the fourth part of a once in the year sball be make atonement hin of beaten oil: and the fourth part of upon it throughout your generations : it is a bin of wine for a drink-offering most holy unto the LORD.

41 And the other lamb thou shalt offer 11 I And the LORD spake unto Moses, at even, and shalt do thereto according to saying, the meat-offering of the morning, and ac 12 When thou takest the sum of the cording to the drink-offering thereof, for a children of Israel after their number, then sweet savour, an offering made by fire un- shall they give every man a ransom for his to the LORD.

soul unto the LORD, when thou numberest 42 This shall be a continual burnt-offer them: that there be no plague among ing throughout your generations at the them when thou numberest them. door of the tabernacle of the congregation 13 This they shall give, every one that before the LORD: where I will meet you passeth among them that are numbered, to speak there unto thee.

half a shekel, after the shekel of the sanc43 And there I will meet with the chil- tuary: (a shekel is twenty gerahs :) a dren of Israel, and the tabernacle shall be half shekel shall be the offering of the LORD. sanctified by my glory.

14 Every one that passeth among them 44 And I will sanctify the tabernacle that are numbered, from twenty years old of the congregation, and the altar: I will and above, shall give an offering unto the sanctify also both Aaron and his sons, to LORD. minister to me in the priest's office. 15 The rich shall not give more, and the

45 | And I will dwelt among the chil- poor shall not give less than half a shekel, dren of Israel, and will be their God., when they give an offering unto the LORD

46 And they shall know that I am the to make an atonement for your souls. Lord their God, that brought them forth 16 And thou shalt take the atonement. out of the land of Egypt, that I may dwell money of the children of Israel, and shalt among them: I am the LORD their God. appoint it for the service of the tabernacle CHAP. XXX.

of the congregation; that it may be a meND thou shalt make an altar to burn morial unto the children of Israel before

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souls. 2 A cubit shall be the length thereof, and 17 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, a cubit the breadth thereof; four-square saying, sball it be; and two cubits shall be the 18 Thou shalt also make a laver of brass, height thereof: the horns thereof shall be and his foot also of brass, to wash withal :

and thou shalt put it between the taberna3. And thou shalt overlay it with pure cle of the congregation and the altar, and gold, the top thereof, and the sides there. thou shalt put water therein. of round about, and the horns thereof; and 19 For Aaron and his sons shall wasb thou shalt make unto it a crown of gold their hands and their feet thereat: round about.

20 When they go into the tabernacle of 4 And two golden rings shalt thou make the congregation, they shall wash with to it under the crown of it, by the two cor- water, that they die not: or when they ners thereof, upon the two sides of it shalt come near to the altar to minister, to burn thou make it;

and they shall be for places offering made by fire unto the Lord: for the staves to bear it withal.

21 So they shall wash their hands and 5 And thou shalt make the staves of their feet, that they die not: and it shall be shittim-wood, and overlay them with gold. a statute for ever to them, even to him and 6 And thou shal: put it betore the rail to his seed throughout their generations.

The holy anointing oil.

EXODUS. Moses receives the two tables. 22 9 Moreover, the LORD spake unto 3 And I have filled him with the spirit Moses, saying,

of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, 23 Take thou also unto thee principal and in knowledge, and in all manner of spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, workmanship, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even 4 To devise cunning works, to work in two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet gold, and in silver, and in brass, calamus two hundred and Gifty shekels, 5 And in cutting of stones to set them,

24 And of cassia five hundred shekels, and in carving of timber, to work in all after the shekel of the sanctuary, and of manner of workmanship. oil-olive a hin:

6 And I, behold, I have given with 25 And thou shalt make it an oil of bo-him Aboliab the son of Ahisamach, of the ly ointment, an ointment compound after tribe of Dan; and in the hearts of all that the art of the apothecary: it shall be a are wise-hearted I have put wisdom; that holy anointing oil.

they may make all that I have commanded 26 And thou shalt anoint the tabernacle thee: of the congregation therewith, and the ark 7 The tabernacle of the congregation, of the testimony,

and the ark of the testimony, and the mer: 27 And the table and all his yessels, cy-seat that is thereupon, and all the fur. and the candlestick and his vessels, and niture of the tabernacle, the altar of incense,

8 And the table and his furniture, and 28 And the altar of þurnt-offering with the pure candlestick with all his furniture, all his vessels, and the laver and his foot. and the altar of incense,

29 And thou shalt sanctify them, that 9 And the altar of burnt-offering with all they may be most holy: whatsoever bis furniture, and the laver and his foot, loucheth them shall be holy.

10 And the clothes of service, and the 30 And thou shalt anoint Aaron and his holy garments for Aaron the priest, and sons, and consecrate them, that they may the garments of his sons, to minister in the minister unto me in the priest's office. priest's office,

31 And thou shalt speak unto the chil 11 And the anointing oil, and sweet dren of Israel, saying, This shall be a incense for the holy place: according to all holy anointing oil unto me throughout that I have commanded thee shall they do. your generations.

12 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, 32° Upon man's fesh shall it not be saying, poured, neither shall ye make any other 13 Speak thou also unto the children of Is. like it, after the composition of it: it is rael, saying, Verily my sabbaths ye shall keep: holy, and it shall be holy unto you. for it is a sign between me and you through

33 Whosoever compoundeth any like it, out your generations ; that ye may know or whosoever putteth any of it upon a stran- that I am the LORD that doth sanctify you. ger, shall even be cut off from his people. 14 Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore:

34 | And the LORD said unto Moses, for it is holy unto you. Every one that Take unto thee sweet spices, stacte, and defileth it shall surely be put to death: for onycba, and galbanum; these sweet spices whosoever doeth any work therein, that with pure frankincense: of each shall soul shall be cut off from among his people. there be a like weight :

15 Six days may work be done, but in 35 And thou shalt make it a perfume, the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to a confection after the art of the apothe-the LORD: whosoever doeth any work in cary, tempered together, pure and holy : the sabbath-day be shall surely be put to

36 And thou shalt beat some of it very death. small, and put of it before the testimony 16 Wherefore the children of Israel in the tabernacle of the congregation, shall keep the sabbath, to observe the where I will meet with thee: it shall be sabbath throughout their generations, for unto you most holy.

a perpetual covenant. 37 And as for the perfume which thou 17'It is a sign between me and the shalt make, ye shall not make to yourselves children of Israel for ever: for in six days according to the composition thereof: it the LORD made heaven and earth, and on shall be unto thee boly for the LORD. the seventh day he l'ested and was re

38 Whosoever shall make like unto that, freshed. to smell thereto, shall even be cut off from 18 | And he gave unto Moses, whenohe his people.

had made an end of communing with him CHAP. XXXI.

upon mount Sinai, two tables of testimony, A ning the Lord spake unto Moses, say-tábles of stone, written with the finger of 2 1 See, I have called by name Beza

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Aaron makes a golden calf. CHAP. XXXII

The idolaters slain. mount, the people gathered themselves 15 And Moses turned, and went down together unto Aaron, and said unto him, from the mount, and the two tables of the Up, make us gods which shall go before testimony were in his hand : the tables us: for as for this Moses, the man that were written on both their sides; on the brought us up out of the land of Egypt, one side and on the other were they written. we wot pot what is become of him.

16 And the tables were the work of God, 2 And Aaron said unto them, Break off and the writing was the writing of God, the golden ear-rings which are in the ears graven upon the tables. of your wives, of your sons, and of your 17 And wben Joshua heard the noise of daughters, and bring them unto me. the people as they shouted, he said unto

3 And all the people brake off the gold. Moses, There is a noise of war in the camp. en ear-rings which were in their ears, and 18 And he said, It is not the voice of brought them unto Aaron..

them that shout for mastery, neither is it 4 And be received thein at their hand, the voice of them that cry for being overand fashioned it with a graving tool, after come: but the noise of them that sing do he had made it a molten call: and they I hear. said, These be thy gods, O Israel, wbich 19 | And it came to pass as soon as he brought thee up out of the land of Egypt. came nigh unto the camp, that he saw the

5 And when Aaron saw it, he built an calf, and the dancing: and Moses' anger altar before it and Aaron made procla- waxed hot, and he cast the tables out of mation, and said, To-morrow is a feast to his bands, and brake them beneath the the LORD.

mount. 6 And they rose up early on the mor 20 | And he took the calf which they row, and offered burnt-offerings, and bad made, and burnt it in the fire, and brought peace-offerings: and the people ground it to powder, and strewed it upon sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up the water, and made the children of Israel to play.

drink of it. 7 And the LORD said unto Moses, Go, 21 And Moses said unto Aaron, What get thee down: for thy people, which thou did this people unto thee, that thou hast broughtest out of the land of Egypt, have brought so great a sin upon them? corrupted themselves:

22° And Aaron said, Let not the anger 8 They have turned aside quickly out of my lord wax hot : thou knowest the of the way which I commanded them: people, that they are set on mischief. they have made them a molten calf, and 23 For they said unto me, Make us gods have worshipped it, and have sacrificed which shall go before us: for as for this thereunto, and said, These be thy gods, Moses, the man that brought us up out of O Israel, which have brought thee up out the land of Egypt, we wot not what is beof the land of Egypt.

come of him. 9 And the LORD said unto Moses, I have 24 And I said unto them, Whosoever seen this people, and behold, it is a stiff- hath any gold, let them break it off. So necked people:

they gave it me: then I cast it into the 10 Now therefore let me alone, that my fire, and there came out this calf. wrath may wax hot against them, and that 25 And when Moses saw that the peoI may consume them: and I will make of ple were naked, (for Aaron had made them thee a great nation.

naked unto their shame among their ene11 And Moses besought the LORD bis mies, God, and said, LORD, why doth thy wrath 26' Then Moses stood in the gate of the trax bot against thy people, which thou camp, and said, Who is on the LORD's side? hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt, let him come unto me. And all the sons of sith great power, and with a mighty hand? Levi gathered themselves together unto

12 Wherefore should the Egyptians him. speak and say, For mischief did he bring 27 And he said unto them, Thus saith them out, to slay them in the mountains, the LORD God of Israel, Put every man and to consume them from the face of the his sword by his side, and go in and out eartb? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and from gate to gate throughout the camp, Tepent of this evil against thy people. and slay every man his brother, and every

13 Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Is-man his companion, and every man his rael, thy servants, to whom thou swarest neighbour. by thine on self, and saidst unto them, 28 And the children of Levi did acI will multiply your seed as the stars of cording to the word of Moses and there heaven, and all this land that I have spo- fell of the people that day about three ken of will I give unto your seed, and they thousand men. shall inherit it for ever.

29 For Moses had said, Consecrate 14. And the LORD repented of the evil yourselves to-day to the LORD, even every which he thought to do into his people.

man upon his son, and upon his brother ;

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