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divided by lot, ono sort with | David, and the captains of the The seventeenth to Joshhekashah, another; for the governors of the host, separated to the service of he, his sons and his brethren, were Banctuary, and governors of the the sons of Asaph, and of Heman, twelve: The eighteenth to Hahouse of God, were of the sons of and of Jeduthun, who should pro- nani, he, bis sons and his brethEleazar, and of the Bons of phesy with harps, with psalteries, ren, were twelve: The nineteenth Ithamar. And Shemaiah the son and with cymbals: and the num- to Mallothi, ne, his sons and his of Nethaneel the scribe, one of the ber of the workmen, according to brethren, were iwelve: The twenLevites, wrote them before the their service, was; of the sons of tieth to Ellathah, he, his sons and king, and the princes, and Zadok Asaph; Zaccur, and Joseph, and his brethren, were twelve: The the priest, and Abimelech the son Nethaniah, and Asarelah, the song one and twentieth to Hoihir, he, of Abiathar, and before the chief of Asaph, under the hands of his sons and his brethren, were of the fathers of the priests and Asaph, which prophesied accordo twelve: The two and twentieth to Levites: one principal household ing to the order of the king. Of Giddalti, he, his song and his being taken for Eleazar, and one Jeduthun: the sons of Jeduthun; brethren, were twelve: The three taken for Ithamar. Now the Gedaliah, and Zeri, and Jeshaiah, and twentieth to Mahazioth, he, first lot came forth to Jeholarib, Hashabiah, and Mattithiah, six, his sons and his brethren, were the second to Jedaiah, The third under the hands of their father twelve: The four and twentieth to Harim, the fourth to Seorim, Jeduthun, who prophesied with a to Romamti-ezer, he, his sous and The fifth to Malchijah, the sixth harp, to give thanks and to praise his brethren, were twelve. to Mijamin, The seventh to the LORD. Of Heman: the sons of Hakkoz, the eighth to Abijah, Heman; Bukkiah, Mattaniah, UZ- COURSES OF THE The ninth to Jeshuah, the teuth ziel, Shebuel, and Jerimoth, Hato Shecaviah, The eleventh to daniah, Hanani,Eliathab, Giddalti,

PORTERS. Eliashib, the twelfth to Jakim, and Romamti-ezer, Joshbekashah,

1 Chron. xxvi, 1-3, 6-9, 11, 21-25. The thirteenth to Happal, the Mallothi, Hothir, and Mahazloth Concerning the divisions of the fourteenth to Jeshebeab, The All these were the sous of Heman porters: Of the Korhites was Mefifteenth to Bilgah, the sixteenth the king's seer in the words of shielemiah the son of Kore, of the to Immer, The seventeenth to God, to lift up the horn. And God sons of Asaph. And the sons of Hezir, the eighteenth to Aphses, gave to Heman fourteen sons and Meshelomiah were Zechariah the The nineteenth to Pethahiah, the three daughters. All these were first-born, Jediael the second, Zetwentieth to Jehezekel, The one under the hands of their father badiah the third, Jathniel' the and twentieth to Jachin, the two for song in the house of the LORD, fourth, Elam the fifth, Jebohanan and twentieth to Gamul, The with cymbals, psalteries, and the sixth, Elioenai the seventh. three and twentieth to Delaiah, barps, for the service of the house Also auto Shemaiah bis son were the four and twentieth to Maaz- of God, according to the king's sons born, that ruled throughout lah. These were the orderings of order to Asaph, Jeduthun, and the house of their father, for they them in their service, to come Heman. So the number of them, were mighty men of valour. The into the house of the LORD, ac- with their brethren that were in- sons of Shemaiah; Othni, and Recording to their manner, under structed in the songs of the LORD, phael, and Obed, Elzabad, (whose Aaron their father, as the LORD even all that were cupning, uas

brethren were strong men.) Eliliu, God of Israel had commanded

two hundred fourscore and eight. and Semachiah. All these of the him. And the rest of the sons of And they cast lots, ward against sons of Obed-edom: they, and their Levi were these: or the sons of ward, as well the small as the sons, and their brethren, able men Amram; Shubael: of the sons of great, the teacher as the scholar. for strength for the service, were Shubael; Jehdeiah. Concerning Now the first lot came forth for threescore and two of Obed-edom. Rebabiah: of the sons of Rehabiah, Asaph to Joseph: the second to

And Mesuelemiah had song and the first was Isshiah. Of the Izha- Gedaliah, who, with his brethren brethren, strong men, eighteen. rites, Shelomoth: of the sons of She- and sons, weré twelve: The third Hilkiah the second, Tebaliah the lomoth; Jahath. And the sons of to Zaccur, he, his sons and his third, Zechariah the fourth : all Hebron; Jeriah the first, Amariah brethren, were twelve: The fourth the sons and brethren of Hosah the second, Jahaziel the third, Je- to Izri, he, his sons and his breth- were thirteen. As concerning tho kameam the fourth of the song ren, were twelve: The fifth to sons of Laadan; the sons of the of Uzziel; Michab: of the sons of Netbaniah, he, his sons and his Gerstionite Laadan, chief fathers, Michan; Shamir. The brother of brethren, were twelve: The sixth eren of Laadan the Gerslıonite, Michah was Isshiah: of the sons of to Bukkiah, he, his sons and his were Jehieli. The sons of Jehieli Isshial; Zechariah. The sons of brethren, wcre twelve: The Zetliam, and Joel his brother Merari were Mahli and Mushi: the seventh to Jesharelah, he, his sons which were over the treasures of sons of Jauziah; Beno. The sons of and his brethren, were twelve : the house of the Lord. of the Merari by Jaaziah; Beno, and Sho- The eighth to Jéshaiah, he, his Amramites, and tho Izharites, ham, and Zaccur, and Ibri. of song and his brethren, were

the Hebronites, and the UzzielMabli came Eleazır, who had no twelve: The ninth to Maítaniali, ites: And Shebuel the son of Gersons. Concerning Kish: the son of he, his sons and his brethren, were shom, the son of Moses, was ruler Kish was Jerahmeel. The sons twelve: The tenth to Shimoi, he, of the treasures. And his brethalso of Musbi; Mabli, and Eder, his song and his brethren, were

ren by Eliezer; Rehabiah his son, and Jerimoth. These were the sons twelve: The eleventh to Azareel, and Jesliaiah his son, and Joram of the Levites, after the house of he, his sons and his brethren, were

his son, and Zichri his son, and their fathers. These likewise cast twelve: The twelfth to Hashabiah, Shelomith his son. lots over against their brethrenthe he, his sons and his brethren, were 2 Chron. xxix, 12-15. Then the sons of Aaron, in the presence of twelve: The thirteenth to Shubael, Levites arose, Mahath the son of David the king, and Zadok, and he, his sons and his brethren, were Amasai, and Joel the son of a zaAhimelech, and the chief of the twelve: The fourteenth to Matti- riah, of the sons of the Koliathfathers of the priests and Levites, thiah, he, his sons and his breth- ites: and of the sons of Merari; eveu the principal fathers over ren, weré twelve: The fifteenth to Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah aguiust their younger brethren.

Jeremoth, he, his sons and his the son of Jehalelel: and of the COURSES OF THE SINGERS.

brethren, were twelve: The six-Gershonites; Joan tho son of Zim

leenth tó Hananiah, he, his sons mah, and Eden the son of Joah: 1 Chron. xxv, 1-31. Moreover and his brethren, were twelve: And of the sons of Elizaplan;



selves. ...

Shimrl, and Jelel: and of the song | their possession among the chil- , signed them of Pharaoh, and did of Asaph; Zechariah, and Matta- dren of Israel. But the field of eat their portion which Pharaoh niah: And of the sons of Heman; the suburbs of their cities may gave them; wherefore they sold Jehiel, and Shimel: and of the not be sold; for it is their perpet- not their lands. Anil Joseph made sons of Jeduthun; Shemaiah, and val possession.

it a law over the land of Egypt Uzziel. And they gathered their

Num. XXXV, 2--8. Command the unto this day, that Pharaoh should brethren, and sanctified them

have the fifth part; except tho children of Israel, that they give

land of the priests only, which beunto the Levites, of the inherit

came ng Pharaoh's.
ance of their possession, cities to

dwell in; and ye shall give also Ezra vil, 24. Also we certify HAD NO INHERITANCE. unto the Levites suburbs for the you, that, touching any of the

Num. xvill, 20. And the LORD cities round about them. And the priests and Levitos, singers, porspake unto Aaron, Thou shalt cities shall they have to dwell in; ters, Nethinims, or ministers of have no inheritance in their land, and the suburbs of them shall be this house of God, it shall not be neither shalt thou have any part for their cattle, and for their lawful to impose toll, tribute, or among them: I am thy part and goods, and for all their beasts. custom, upon them. thine inheritance among the chil. And the suburbs of the cities, dren of Israel.

which ye shall give unto the Le

vites, shall reach from the wall ALLUSIONS IN EZEKIEL. Deut. 2, 9. Wherefore Levi hath of the city and outward a thouno part nor inheritance with his sand cubits round about. And ye ye shall divide by lot the land for

Ezek. xly, 1-6. Moreover, when brethren; the LORD is his inherit shall measure from without the inheritance, ye shall offer an obance, according as the LORD thy city on the east side two thousand lation unto the Lord, an holy por. God promised him.

cubits, and on the south side two tion of the land: the length shall Deut. xiv, 27. And the Levite thousand cubits, and on the west be the length of five and twenty that is within thy gates; thou side two thousand cubits, and on thousand reeds, and the breadth shalt not forsake him; tor he hath the north side two thousand cu- shall be ten thousand. This shall no part nor inheritance with bits; and the city shall be in the be holy in all the borders thereof thee.

midst: this shall be to them the round about. Of this there shall be Deut. xvill, 1,2. The priests, the suburbs of the cities. And among for the sanctuary five hundred in Levites, and all the tribe of Levi, the cities which ye shall give un- length, with five hundred in shall bave no part nor inherit to the Levites there shall be six breadth, square round about; and ance with Israel: they shall eat cities for refuge, which ye shall fifty cubits round about for the the offerings of the Lord made by appoint for the man-slayer, that suburbs thereof. And of this fire, and his inheritance. There he may flee thither; and to them

measure sbalt thou measure the fore shall they have no inherit- ye shall add forty and two cities. length of five and twenty thouanco among their brethren: the So all the cities which ye shall sand, and the breadth of ten thouLORD is their interitance, as he give to the Levites shall be forty sand: and in it shall be the sanchath said anto them.

and eight cities: them shall yetuary and the most holy place.

give with their suburbs. And the Josh. xiil, 14, 33. Only unto the cities which ye shall give shall be be for the priests, the ministers of

The holy portion of the land shall tribe of Lepi be gave none inber- of the possession of the children the sanctuary, which shall come Itance; the sacrifices of the LORD of Israel: from them that have near to minister unto the LORD: God of Israel made by fire are many ye shall give many; but and it shall be a place for their their inheritance, as he said unto from them that have few ye shall them. But unto the tribe of give few: every one shall give of sanctuary.

houses, and an holy place for the Levi Moses gave not any inherit-bis cities into the Levites accord

And the five and ance: the LORD God of Israel was ing to his inheritance which he the ten thousand of breadth, shall

twenty thousand of length, and their inheritance, as he said unto inheriteth.

also the Levites, the ministers of them. Josh. xvill, 7. But the Levites

Joshua xxl, 1-3, 41, 42. Then the house, have for themselves, have no part among you; for the

came near tho heads of the fathers for a possession for twenty champriesthood of the LORD'is their of the Levites unto Eleazar the bers. And ye shall appoint the inheritance: and Gad, and Reu- priest, and unto Joshua the son of possession of the city five thouben, and half the tribe' of Manas-Nun, and unto the beads of the sand broad, and five and twenty

fathers of the tribes of the child thousand long, over against tho seh, have received their inherit-dren of Israel; And they spake oblation of the holy portion: 1t ance beyond Jordan on the east, which Moses, the servant of the unto them at 'Shilob, in the land shall be for the whole house of

LORD, gave them.

of Canaan, saying. The LORD com-
manded, by the hand of Moses, to

Ezek. xlvill, 8-20. And by the Ezek. xliv, 29. And it shall be give us cities to dwell in, with the border of Judah, from the east anto them for an inheritance; ! suburbs thereof for our cattle. side unto the west side, shall be am their inheritance: and ye shall And the children of Israel gave the offering which ye shall offer of give them no possession in Israel; unto the Levites, out of their in five and twenty thousand reeds in I am their possession.

heritanco, at the commandment of breadth, and in length as one of

the LORD, these cities and their the other parts, from the east side BUT HAD LANDS OF THEIR OWN. suburbs. All the cities of the unto the west side: and the sanc

Lev. XXV, 32--34. Notwithstand-Levites, within the posseasion of tuary shall be in the midst of it. ing the cities of the Levites, and the children of Israel, were forty The oblation that ye shall offer the houses of the cities of their and eight cities with their suburbs. unto the Lord shall be of five and possession, may the Levites re- These cities were every one with twenty thousand in length, and of deem at any time. And if a man their suburbs round about them: ten thousand in breadth. And purchase of the Levites, then the thus were all these cities.

for them, even for the priests, house that was sold, and the city

shall be this holy oblation; toward of his possession, shall go out in Gen. xlvil, 22, 26. Only the land of the north five and twenty thouthe year of jubilee: for the houses the priests bought he [Joseph]not: sand in length, and toward the of the cities of the Levites are for the priests had a portion as I west ten thousand in breadth, and

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toward the east ten thousand in thou shalt give me, I will surely out of it. Therefore thou shalt breadth, and toward the south give the tenth unto thee.

say into them, When ye bavo five and twenty thousand in length: and the sanctuary of the how great this man was, unto

Heb. vil, 4, 6, 8, 9. Now consider heaved the best thereof trom it,

then it shall be counted unto Lord shall be in the midst thereof. whom even the patriarch' Abra- the Levites as the increase of the It shall be for the priests that are ham gave the tenth of the spoils. threshing. Noor, and as the insanctified of tho sons of Zadok, But he, whose descent is not crease of the wine-press. And ye which have kept my charge, counted from them, received shall cat it in every place ye and which wept not astray when the tithes of Abraham, and blessed your household: for it is your children of Israel went astray, as him that had the promises. And reward for your service in the the Levites went astray. And this here men that die receive tithes; tabernacle of the congregation, oblation of the land that is offered but there he receiveth them, of And ye shall bear no sin by reason shall be unto them a thing most wbom it is. witnessed that he of it, when ye have heaved from it most holy, by the border of the liveth. And, as I may so say, the best of it: neither shall ye Levites. And over against the Levi also, who receiveih tithes, pollute the holy things of the border of the priests the Levites payed tillies in Abraham.

children of Israel, lest ye dio. shall have five and twenty thonsand in length, and ten thousand

Deut. xiv, 22-26, 28, 29. Thou

ALSO UNDER THE JEWISI in breadth: all the length shall be

shalt truly title all the increase

DISPENSATION. five and twenty thousand, and the

of thy seed, that the field bringeth breadth ten thousand. And they tithe of the land, whether of the shalt eat before the Lord thy God,

Lev. xxvii, 30-35. And all the forth year by year. And thou shall not sell of it, neither exchange, nor alienate the first secd of the land, or of the fruit of in the place which he shall choose fruits of the land; for it is boly the tree, is the Lord's; it is holy to place his name there, the tithe

And the five

unto the LORD. unto the LORD,

Anl if a man of thy corn, of thy wine, and of thousand that are left in the

will at all redeem ought of his thine oil, and the firstlings of thy breadth, over against the five tithes, ho shall add thereto the herds and of thy flocks; that thou and twenty thousand, shall be a

fifth part thereof. And conceru- mayest learn to fear the Lord thy profane place for the city, for ing the tithe of the herd, or of the God always. And if the way bo dwelling, and for suburbs: anú the flock, even of whatsoever passeth too long for thee, so that thou art

under the rod, the tenth shall be not able to carry it; or if the place city shall be in tlie midst thereof. And these shall be the measures holy unto the Lord. He shall not be too far from thee, which the thereof; the north si le four thou- search whether it be good or bad, Lord thy God shall choose to set sand and five hundred, and the neither shall be change it: and if his name there, when the LORD south side four thousani aud five he change it at all, then both it thy God hath blessed thee; Tlien hundred, and on the east side four and the change thereof shall be shalt thou turn it into money, and thousand and five hundred, and holy; it shall not be redeemed. bind up the money in thino band, the west side four thousand and These are the commandments, and shalt go unto the place which


LORD Ove hundred. And the suburbs

commanded the LORD thy God shall choose: of the city shall be toward the Moses, for the children of Israel; And thou shalt bestow that money north two hundred and filty, and in mount Sinai,

for whatsoever thy soul lusteth toward the south two hundred Num. xviil, 21, 24 32. And, be- aiter, for oxen, or for sheep, or for and fifty, and toward the east two hold, I have given the children of wine, or for strong drink, or for hundred and ifty, and toward the Leví all the tenth in Israel for an whatsoever thy soul desireth; and west two hundred and fifty. And inheritance, for their service which thon shalt eat there before the the residue in length, over against they serve, even the service of the LORD thy God, and thou shalt rothe oblation of the holy portion, tabernacle of the congregation, joice, thou, and thine household. shall be ten thousand eastward, But the tithes of the children of At the end of three years thou and ten thousand westward: and Israel, which they offer as shalt bring forth all the title of it shall be over against the obla- heave-offering unto the Lord, I thine increase the same year, and tion of the holy portion; and the have given to the Levites to in- shalt lay it up within thy gates: increase thereot shall be for food lierit: therefore I have said unto And the Levite, (because he bath unto them that serve the city. them, Among the children of 1s- no part nor inheritance with thee.) And they that serve the city shall rael they shall have no inherit- and the stranger, and the fatherserve it out of all the tribes of ance. And the Lord spake unto less, and the widow, which are Israel. All the oblation shall be Moses, saying, Thus speak unto within thy gates, shall come, and five and twenty thousand by five the Levites, and say unto them, shall eat and be satisfieri; that the and twenty thousand: yo shall When ye take of the children or LORD thy God may bless thee in offer the holy oblation four-Israel the tithes which I have all the work of thine hand which square, with the possession of the given you from them for your in- thou doest. city.

heritance, then ye shall offer up Deut. XXVI, 11--13. And thou

an heave-offering of it for the shalt rejoice in every good thing SUPPORT OF THE Lord, eren a tenth part of the which the LORD thy God hath PRIESTIIOOD.

tithe. And this your heave-offer- given unto thee, and unto thine

ing shall be reckoned unto you as house, thou, and tho Levite, and UNDER THE PATRIARCIAL

though it were the corn of the the stranger that is among you. DISPENSATION.

threshing-floor, and as the fuluess When thou hast made an end of TITUES.

of the wine-press. Thus ye also tithing all the tithes of thine in

shall offer an heave-offering unto crease the third year, which is the Gen. xiv, 20. And blessed be the the LORD of all your tithes which year of tithing, and hast given it most high God, which hath de- ye receive of the children of Is- unto the Levite, the stranger, the livered thine enemies into thy rael; and ye shall give thereof the fatherless, and the widow, that hang And he gave him tithes of Lord's heave-offering to Aaron they inay eat within thy gates, all.

the priest. Out of all your gitts and be filled; Then thou shalt say Gen. xxvill, 22. And this stone, ye shall offer every beave-offering before ihe LORD thy God, I have which I have set for a pillar, shall of the LORD, of all the best thereof, brought away the hallowed things be God's house: and of all that I even the hallowed part thereof, 1 oui of mine house, and also havo


given them onto the Levite, and fruits of them, which they shall | matrix, and every firstling that unto the stranger, to the father- offer unto the LORD, them have I cometh of a beast which thou less, and to the widow, according given thee. And wbatsoever is hast; the males shall be the to all thy commandments wbich first ripe in the land, which they LORD's: And every firstling of an thou hast commanded me. ... shall bring unto the LORD, shall ass thou shalt redeem with a 2 Chron. xxx1, 5, 6. And as soon be thine: every one that is clean lamb; and if thou wilt not redeem

it, then thou shalt break his neck: as

in thine house shall eat of it. the commandment camo abroad, the children of Israel Deut. xxvi, 1, 2, 4. And it shall and all the first - born of man brought in abundance the first be, when thou art come in unto among thy children shalt thou fruits of corn, wine, and oil, and the land wlrich the LORD thy God redeem. honey, and of all the increase of giveth thee for an inheritance, Exod. xxil, 29. 30. Thou shalt the field; and the tithe of all things and possessest it, and dwellest not delay to offer the first of thy brought they in abundantly. And therein, That thou shalt take of ripe fruits, and of thy liquors: concerning the children of Israel the first of all the fruit of the the first - born of thy gons shalt and Judab, that dwelt in the cities earth, which thou shalt bring of thou give unto me. Like iso of Judah, they also brought in thy land, that the LORD thy God shalt thou do with thine oxen, the tithe of oxen and sheep, and giveth thee, and shalt put it in a and with thy sheep: seven days the tithe of holy things which were basket, and shalt go unto the it shall be with his dam; on the consecrated unto the LORD their place which the Lord thy God eighth day thou shalt give it God, and laid them by heaps. shall choose, to place his name me. Neh. x, 38. And the prlest the there. And the priest shall take

· Exod. xxxiv, 19, 20. All that the basket out of thine hand, and B011 of Aaron shall be with the set it down before the altar of the every firstling among thy cattle,

openeth the matrix is mine; and Levites, when the Levites take

LORD thy God. tithes; and the Levites shall bring

whether ox or sheep, that is male. up the tithe of the tithes unto the Neh. x, 35, 37. And to bring the But the firstling of an ass thou house of our God, to the cham- first-fruits of our ground, and the shalt redeem with a lamb: and if bers, into the treasure-house. first-fruits of all fruit of all trees, thou redeem him not, then shalt

year by year, unto the house of thou break bis neck. All the Heb. vii, 5. And verily they that ihe LORD: And that we should first-born of thy sons thou shall are of the sons of Levi, who re- bring the first-fruits of our dough, redeem; and nono shall appear ceive the office of the priesthood, and our offerings, and the fruit of before me empty. bave a commandment to take all manner of trees, of wine, and tithes of the people according to of oil, unto the priests, to the ling of the beasts, which should

Lev. xxvii, 26, 27. Only the firstthe law, that is, of their brethren, chambers of the house of our be the Lord's firstling, no man though they come out of the loins God; and the tithes of our ground shall sanctify it; whether it be os of Abraham.

unto the Levites, that the same
Levites might have the tithes in if it be of an unclean beast, then

or sheep: it is the Lord's And all the cities of our tillage. Mal, lil, 8-11. Will a man rob

be shall redeem it according to God? Yet ye have robbed me.

Prov. iii, 9, 10. Honour the thine estimation, and shall add a But ye say, wherein have we LORD with thy substance, and fifth part of it thereto: or if it be robbed thee? In tithes and offer with the first-fruits of all thine in- not redeemed, then it shall be sold ings. Ye are cursed with a curse:

crease: So shall thy barns be filled according to thy estimation. for ye have robbed me, even this with plenty, and thy presses shall

Vum. iii, 13. Because all the whole nation. Bring ye all the burst out with new wine.

first-born are mine: for on the tithes into the storehouse, that Ezek. xx, 40. For in mine holy day that I smote all the first-born there may be meat in mine house, mountain, there will I ac- in the land of Egypt, I hallowed and prove me now herewith, cept them, and there will I re- unto me all the first-born in Israel, Baith the Lord of hosts if I will quire your offerings, and the first both man and beast; mine they not open you the windows of fruits of your oblations, with all shall be; I am the LORD. heaven, and pour you out a bless your holy things. ing, that there shall not be room

Num. xvill, 15-18. Every thing

Ezek. xliv, 30. And the first of that openeth the matrix in all enough to receive it. And I will all the first-fruits of all things, and flesh, which they bring unto the rebuke the devourer for your every oblation of all, of every sort LORD, whether it be of men or sakes, and he shall not destroy of your oblations, shall be the beasts, shall be thine: neverthethe fruits of your ground; neither priest's: ye shall also give unto less the first-born of man shalt shall your vine cast her fruit be- iue priest the first of your dough, thou surely redeem, and the firstfore the time in the field, saith that he may cause the blessing to ling of unclean beasts shalt thou the LORD of hosts. rest in thine house.

redeem. And those that are to be Luke xi, 42. But woe unto you, Rom. xi, 16. For if the first fruit redeemed, from a month old shalt Pharisees! for ye tithe mint and be holy, the lump is also holy: and thou redeem, according to thino rue, and all manner of herbs, and if the root be holy, so are the estimation, for the money of five pass over judgment and the love branches.

shekels, after the shekei of the of God: these ought ye to have

sanctuary, which is twenty gerahs. done, and not to leave the other


But the firstling of a cow, or the undone.

Exod. xiil, 2, 11--13. Sanctify Arstling of a sheep, or the firstFIRST-FRUITS.

unto me all the first-born, whai-ling of a goat, thou shalt not re

soever openeth the womb among deem; they are holy: thou shalt Exod. xxiil, 19. The first of the the children of Israel, both of man sprinkle their blood upon the Arst-fruits of thy land thou shalt and of beast : And'it shall be, altar, and shalt burn their fat for bring into the house of the LORD when the Lord shall bring thee

an offering made by fire, for a thy God. Thou shalt not seethu into the land of the Canaanites, sweet savour onto the LORD.. And a kid in his mother's milk.

as be aware unto thee and to thy the flesh of them shall be thine, Num. xvill, 12, 18. All the best fathers, and shall give ii thee, as the wave - breast and as the of the oil, and all the best of the That thou shalt sei apart unto right shoulder are thine. wine, and of the wheat, the first I the Lord all that openeth the Deut. xv, 19. All the firstling


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males that come of thy herd and of Israel. This is the portion of children of Israel, which they of thy flock thou shalt sanctify the anointing of Aaron, and of bring unto the priest, sball be his, unto the LORD thy God. ... the anointing of his sons, out of And every mau's hallowed things

Neh. x, 36. Also the first-born of the offerings of the Lord made by shall be bis: whatsoever any man our sons, and of our cattle, (as it is fire, in the day when he presented giveth the priest, it shall be bis. written in the law,) and the first them to minister unto the LORD

Num. xviii, 8-11. And the LORD lings of our herds, and of our in the priest's office; Which the spake unto Aaron, Behold, I also flocks, to bring to the house of LORD commanded to be given have given thee the charge of our God, unto the priests that them of the children of Israel, in mine heave-offerings of all the minister in the house of our God. the day that he anointed them, by hallowed things of the children of

a statute for ever throughout their Israel; unto thee have I given PORTIONS OF THE SACRI.

generations. This is the law of them by reason of the anointing,

the burnt-offering, of the meat- and to thy sons, by an ordinance FICE.

offering, and of the sin-offering, for ever. This shall be thine of Exod. xxix, 26-28, 31, 32. And and of the trespass-offering, and the most boly things, rescrved thou shalt take the breast of the of the consecrations, and of the from the fire: every oblation of ram of Aaron's consecration, and sacrifice of the peace-offerings theirs, every meat - offering of wave it for a wave-offering before Which the LORD commanded theirs, and every sin-offering of the LORD: and it shall be thy part. Moses in mount Sinai, in the day theirs, and every trespass-offering And thou shalt sanctify the breast that he commanded the children of theirs, which they shall render of the wave- offering, and the of Israel to offer their oblations unto me, shall be most holy for shoulder of the heave - offering, unto the LORD, in the wilderness thee, and for thy sons. In the which is waved, and wbich is of Sinai.

most holy place shalt thou eat it; heaved up, of the ram of the con

Lev. viil, 31. And Moses sala every male shall eat it: it shall be secration, even of that which is for Aaron, and of that which is the flesh at the door of the taber- the heave-offering of their gift,

unto Aaron and to his sons, Boil holy unto thee. And this is thine; for his sons. And it shall be Aaron's and his sons' by a statute there eat it with the bread that is children of Israel: I have given

nacle of the congregation; and with all the wave-offerings of thé for ever from the children of in the basket of consecrations, as them unto thee, and to thy sons, and it shall be an heave-offering his sons shall eat it. Israel; for it is an heave-offering: I commanded, saying, Aaron and and to thy daughters with thee,

by a statute for ever, every one from the children of Israel of the

that is clean in thy house shall sacrifice of their peace-offerings,

Lev. x, 12-18. And Moses spake eat of it. eren their heave-offering unto the unto Aaron, and unto Eleazar and LORD. And thou shalt take the unto Ithamar, his sons that were

Deut. xviil, 3. And this shall be ram of

the priest's duo from the people, the consecration, and left, Take the meat-offering that seethe his flesh in the holy place. remaineth of the offerings of the from them that offer a sacritice, And Aaron and his sons shall eat Lord made by fire, and eat it whether it be ox or sheep; and the flesh of the ram, and the bread without leaven beside the altar; tbey shall give unto the priest that is in the basket, by the door for it is most holy. And ye shali the shoulder, and the two cheeks,

and the maw. of the tabernacle of the congrega- eat it in the holy place, because it tion.

is thy due, and thy pons' due, of Lev. vii, 7-10, 31--38. As the sin the sacrifices of the Lord made 1 Cor. 1x, 13. Do ye not know offering is, so is the tiespa-s-offer. by fire: for so I am commanded. that they wbich minister about ing; there is one law for them: the And the wave-breast and beave- holy things live of the things of priest that maketh atonement shoulder shall ye eat in a clean the temple? and they which wait therewith shall have it. And the place; thou, and thy sons, and thy at the altar are partakers with the priest that offereth any man's daughters with thee: for they be altar? burnt - offering, even the priest thy due, and thy suns' due, which shall have to himself the skin of are given out of the sacrifices of

FINES IN MONEY. the burnt-offering which he hath peace-offerings of the children of

Num. V, 8. But if the man havo offered. And all the meat-offer- Israel. The heave-shoulder and

no kinsman to recompenso the ing that is baken in the

oven, and the wave-breast shall they bring, trespass unto, let the trespass be all that is dressed in the frying-with the offerings made by fire of recompensed unto the LORD, even pan, and in the pan, shall be the the fat, to wave it for a wave

to the priest, besides the ram of priests that offereth it. And every offering before the Lord; and it the atonement, whereby an atonemeat-offering mingled with oil, shall be thine, and thy sons' with ment shall be made for him. and dry, shall all the sons of Aaron thee, by a statute for ever; as the have, one as much as another. LORD hath commanded. And

2 Kings xil, 16. The trespassAnd the priest shall burn the fat Moses diligently sought the goat money and sin-money was not upon the altar, but the breast of the sin-offering, and, behold, it brought into the house of the shall be Aaron's and his sons'. was burnt: and he was angry with Lurd; it was the priests.' And the right shoulder shall ye Eleazar and Ithamar, the sons of give unto the priest for an heave- Aaron which were left alive, say. REDEMPTION MONEY. offering of the sacrifices of your ing, Wherefore have ye not eaten

Num. iii, 46-51. And for those peace - offerings. He among the the sin-offering in the holy place, that are to be redeemed of the sons of Aaron that offereth the seeing it is most holy, and God two hundred and threescore and blood of the peace-offerings, and hath given it you to bear the inl

thirteen of the first-born of the the fat, shall have the right shoul- quity of the congregation, to make children of Israel, which are more der for his part. For the wave atonement for them before the

than the Levites; Thou shalt even breast and the heave - shonlder LORD? Behold, the blood of it was

take five shekels apiece by the have I taken of the children of not brought in within the holy poll; after the shekel of the sancIsrael from off the sacrifices of place: ye should indeed have tuary shalt thou take them: (the their peace - offerings, and have eaten it in the holy place, as I shekel is twenty gerahs:) And given them unto Aaron the priest, commanded.

thou shalt give the money, whereand unto his sons, by a statute Num. V, 9, 10. And every offer with the odd number of them is for ever, from among the children ing of all the holy things of the I to be redeemed, uuto Aaron, and

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