Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered outside the gate.  Therefore, let us go forth to him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.  For we have no continuing city here, but we seek one to come.

 
 
 

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Leviticus

Leviticus 1

1. And Jehovah called to Moses and spoke to him from the tent of meeting, saying,

2. “Speak to the children of Israel and say to them, ‘When any man among you brings an offering to the Lord from livestock, you shall bring your offering from the herd or from the flock.

3.If his offering be a burnt offering from the herd, he shall bring it, a male without blemish, to the entrance of the tent of meeting. He shall bring it of his own will before Jehovah.

4.And he shall lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering and it will be accepted from him to make atonement for him.

5.And he shall kill the bullock before the Lord. Then the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall bring the blood and throw the blood all around against the altar at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

6.And he shall flay the burnt offering, and he shall cut it into its pieces.

7.And the sons of Aaron the priest shall put fire on the altar and lay wood in order on the fire,

8.and the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall arrange the pieces, the head, and the suet on the wood that is on the fire that is on the altar.

9.But its entrails and its legs, he shall wash with the water, and the priest shall burn it all on the altar as a burnt offering, a placating aroma made by fire to the Lord.

10.But if his offering be for a burnt offering from the flock, of the sheep or the goats, he shall bring a male without blemish.

11.And he shall kill it on the north side of the altar before the Lord, and the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall throw its blood against the altar all around.

12.And he shall cut it into its pieces, and along with its head and its suet, the priest shall lay them out on the wood that is for the fire that is on the altar.

13.But the entrails and the legs, he shall wash with the water, and the priest shall bring it all, and he shall burn it on the altar as a burnt offering. It is a placating aroma made by fire to the Lord.

14.And if his burnt offering to the Lord be an offering from birds, then he shall bring his offering from the turtledoves or young doves.

15.And the priest shall bring it to the altar and wring off its head, and he shall burn it on the altar, and its blood shall be drained out on the side of the altar.

16.And he shall remove its crop with its feathers, and he shall cast it beside the altar on the east side, into the place for ashes.

17.And he shall tear it apart with its wings, but not into two, and the priest shall burn it on the altar, on the wood that is on the fire, as a burnt offering. It is a placating aroma made by fire to the Lord.

Leviticus 2

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1. And when someone brings an offering to the Lord as a grain offering, his offering shall be of fine flour, and he shall pour out oil for it, and he shall give frankincense with it.

2. And he shall bring it to the sons of Aaron, the priests, and he shall take from it a handful of the fine flour, and some of the oil, and all the frankincense, and then the priest shall burn the memorial on the altar, a placating aroma made by fire to the Lord.

3. But the rest of the grain offering is for Aaron and for his sons. It is a most holy portion of the Lord’s offerings made by fire.

4. And when you bring an offering, a grain offering baked in an oven, it shall be unleavened cakes of fine flour mixed with oil, or unleavened wafers smeared with oil.

5. And if your offering be a grain offering cooked on a griddle, it shall be fine flour, unleavened, mixed with oil.

6. You shall break it in pieces and pour oil on it. It is a grain offering.

7. And if your offering be a grain offering cooked in a pan, it shall be made of fine flour with oil.

8. And you shall bring the grain offering that is made of these things to the Lord. And one shall present it to the priest, and he shall take it to the altar.

9. And the priest shall take the memorial from the grain offering and burn it on the altar, a placating aroma made by fire to the Lord.

10. And the rest of the grain offering is for Aaron and for his sons. It is a most holy portion of the Lord’s offerings made by fire.

11. No grain offering that you bring to the Lord shall be made with leaven, for you shall not burn any leaven or any honey with an offering made by fire to the Lord.

12. An offering of firstfruits shall you bring to the Lord, but they will not take them up to the altar for a placating aroma.

13. And every grain offering of yours, you shall season with salt; you shall not omit the salt of the covenant of your God from your grain offerings. With all your grain offerings, you shall offer salt.

14. And if you offer a grain offering of firstfruits to the Lord, you shall offer for the grain offering of your firstfruits from the field, crushed grain from fresh ears, roasted with fire.

15. And you shall give oil with it, and you shall set frankincense on it. It is a grain offering.

16. And the priest shall burn the memorial of it, some of the crushed grain, and some of the oil, and all of the frankincense as an offering made by fire to the Lord.

Leviticus 3

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1. And if his offering be a sacrifice of peace offerings, if he bring it from the herd, he shall offer it, either a male or a female without blemish, before the Lord.

2. And he shall lay his hand on the head of his offering and kill it at the entrance of the tent of meeting, and the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall throw the blood all around against the altar.

3. And from the sacrifice of the peace offerings made by fire to the Lord, he shall offer the fat that covers the entrails, and all the fat that is against the entrails,

4.and the two kidneys, and the fat that is on them which is on the loins. And the caul above the liver, he shall remove with the kidneys.

5. And the sons of Aaron shall burn it on the altar on top of the burnt offering which is on the wood that is on the fire, a placating aroma made by fire to the Lord.

6. And if his offering for the sacrifice of peace offerings to the Lord be from the flock, he shall offer a male or female without blemish.

7. If he is offering a lamb for his offering, then he shall offer it before the Lord.

8. And he shall lay his hand on the head of his offering and kill it in front of the tent of meeting, and the sons of Aaron shall throw its blood against the altar all around.

9. And from the sacrifice of the peace offerings made by fire to the Lord, he shall bring its fat. He shall remove the whole fat-tail close to the backbone, and the fat that covers the entrails, and all the fat that is against the entrails,

10.and the two kidneys, and the fat that is on them which is on the loins. And the caul above the liver, he shall remove with the kidneys.

11. And the priest shall burn it on the altar. It is a food-offering made by fire to the Lord.

12. If his offering be a goat, then he shall offer it before the Lord.

13. And he shall lay his hand on its head and kill it in front of the tent of meeting, and the sons of Aaron shall throw its blood against the altar all around.

14. And from his offering made by fire to the Lord, he shall bring the fat that covers the entrails and all the fat that is against the entrails,

15.and the two kidneys, and the fat that is on them which is on the loins. And the caul above the liver, he shall remove with the kidneys.

16. And the priest shall burn them on the altar. It is a food-offering made by fire for a placating aroma; all the fat is the Lord’s.

17. It is a statute forever for your generations in all your dwellings: you shall not eat any fat or any blood.

Leviticus 4

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2.“Speak to the children of Israel, saying, ‘For a soul who sins ignorantly in any of the commandments of the Lord concerning things that should not be done, and does a single one of them:

3.“If the anointed priest sins, to the guilt of the people, then for his sin that he has sinned, he shall offer a young bullock without blemish to the Lord for a sin offering.

4.And he shall bring the bullock to the entrance of the tent of meeting before the Lord, and lay his hand on the head of the bullock, and kill the bull before the Lord.

5.And the anointed priest shall take some of the bullock’s blood and bring it into the tent of meeting,

6.and the priest shall dip his finger in the blood and spatter some of the blood seven times before the Lord, in front of the veil of the holy place.

7.And the priest shall put some of the blood on the horns of the altar of fragrant incense before the Lord, which is in the tent of meeting, and he shall pour all the blood of the bullock on the base of the altar of burnt offering that is at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

8.And all the fat of the bullock of the sin offering shall he remove from it, the fat that covers the entrails and all the fat that is against the entrails,

9.and the two kidneys, and the fat that is on them which is on the loins. And the caul above the liver, he shall take away with the kidneys,

10.just as it was removed from the bullock of the sacrifice of peace offerings, and the priest shall burn them on the altar of burnt offering.

11.But the hide of the bullock and all its flesh, with its head, and with its legs, and its entrails, and its dung,

12.even all the rest of the bullock, he shall then carry it out, to a clean place outside the camp, to the ash-dump, and burn it on a wood fire. It shall be burned at the ash-dump.

13. “Or if the whole congregation of Israel err, and the matter be hidden from the eyes of the Assembly, and they have done anything against the commandments of the Lord concerning things that should not be done, and they become guilty,

14.when the sin that they committed regarding a commandment becomes known, then the Assembly shall offer a young bullock for the sin offering, and they shall bring it before the tent of meeting.

15.And the elders of the congregation shall lay their hands on the head of the bullock before the Lord and kill the bullock before the Lord.

16.Then the anointed priest shall bring some of the blood of the bullock into the tent of meeting,

17.And the priest shall dip his finger in some of the blood and spatter it seven times before the Lord in front of the veil.

18.And he shall put some of the blood on the horns of the altar that is before the Lord in the tent of meeting, and he shall pour out all the blood at the base of the altar of burnt offering that is at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

19.and he shall remove all its fat from it and burn it on the altar.

20.And he shall do to the bullock as he does to a bullock for the sin offering; thus shall he do to it. And the priest shall make atonement for them, and it shall be forgiven them.

21.And he shall carry the bullock out, outside the camp, and burn it just as he burned the first bullock; it is a sin offering for the Assembly.

22.“When a prince sins ignorantly and does anything against the commandments of the Lord his God concerning things that should not be done, and becomes guilty,

23.or his sin that he committed against the commandment is made known to him, then he shall bring for his offering a male from the goats, a male without blemish,

24.and he shall lay his hand on the head of the goat and kill it at the place where one kills the burnt offering before the Lord; it is a sin offering.

25.Then the priest shall take some of the blood of the sin offering with his finger and put it on the horns of the altar of burnt offering, and he shall pour out its blood at the base of the altar of burnt offering.

26.“And he shall burn all its fat on the altar, as with the fat of the sacrifice of peace offerings. And the priest shall make atonement for him for his sin, and it shall be forgiven him.

27.“And if any one of the people of the land sins ignorantly, by doing anything against the commandments of the Lord concerning things that should not be done, and becomes guilty,

28.or his sin that he has committed is made known to him, then he shall bring his offering, a doe from the goats, a female without blemish, for his sin that he has committed.

29.And he shall lay his hand on the head of the sin offering, and kill the sin offering at the place of the burnt offering.

30.And the priest shall take some of its blood with his finger and put it on the horns of the altar of burnt offering, and he shall pour out all its blood at the base of the altar.

31.And he shall remove all its fat just as the fat is removed from the sacrifice of the peace offerings, and the priest shall burn it on the altar for a placating aroma to the Lord, and the priest shall make atonement for him, and it shall be forgiven him.

32.And if he brings a lamb for his sin offering, he shall bring a female without blemish.

33.And he shall lay his hand on the head of the sin offering, and kill it as a sin offering in the place where one kills the burnt offering.

34.Then the priest shall take some of the blood of the sin offering with his finger and put it on the horns of the altar of burnt offering, and he shall pour out all its blood at the base of the altar.

35.And he shall remove all its fat just as the fat of the lamb is removed from the sacrifice of the peace offerings, and the priest shall burn them on the altar according to the offerings made by fire to the Lord, and the priest shall make atonement for him, for his sin that he has committed, and it shall be forgiven him.

Leviticus 5

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1. “And if a soul sins by hearing a voice of cursing, and he is a witness, or he saw it or knew of it, if he does not make it known, then he shall bear his iniquity.

2.Or a soul that touches any unclean thing or the carcass of an unclean animal, whether the carcass of an unclean beast or the carcass of an unclean swarming creature, and it is hidden from him, then he is unclean and guilty,

3.or if he comes in contact with a man’s uncleanness, whatever his uncleanness is with which he is unclean, and it be hidden from him, when he learns of it, then he is guilty,

4.or if a soul takes an oath, speaking rashly with his lips to do evil or to do good, whatsoever that man says rashly with an oath, and it is hidden from him, when he learns of it, then he is guilty concerning one of these things.

5.And it shall be that when he becomes guilty of one of these things, then he shall confess that he has sinned regarding it.

6.And he shall bring his guilt offering to the Lord for his sin that he has committed, a female from the flock, a ewe lamb or a doe of the goats, for a sin offering, and the priest shall make atonement for him for his sin.

7.And if he is not able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring as his guilt offering for the sin he committed two turtle-doves or two young doves to the Lord, one for a sin offering and one for a burnt offering.

8.And he shall bring them to the priest, and he shall offer that which is for the sin offering first, and he shall wring its head from its neck, but he shall not divide it.

9.And he shall spatter some of the blood of the sin offering on the side of the altar, and the remaining blood shall be drained out at the base of the altar; it is a sin offering.

10.And with the second, he shall make a burnt offering according to the ordinance, and the priest shall make atonement for him for his sin that he has committed, and it shall be forgiven him.

11.But if he is not able to bring two turtle-doves or two young doves, then he shall bring as his offering for the sin he committed a tenth of an ephah of fine flour for a sin offering; he shall not put oil on it nor shall he put frankincense on it, for it is a sin offering.

12.And he shall bring it to the priest and the priest shall take a handful from it as a memorial, and he shall burn it on the altar, according to the offerings made by fire to the Lord; it is a sin offering.

13.And the priest shall make an atonement for him for his sin that he committed in one of these things, and it shall be forgiven him; and it shall belong to the priest, like the grain offering.”

14. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

15.“If a soul commits an infraction and sins ignorantly in any of the holy things of the Lord, then he shall bring his guilt offering to the Lord, a ram without blemish from the flock, with your valuation in silver shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, for a guilt offering.

16.And he shall make amends, inasmuch as he sinned in a holy thing, and he shall add a fifth part to it, and he shall give it to the priest, and the priest shall make an atonement for him with the ram of the guilt offering, and it shall be forgiven him.

17.“And if a soul sins and does any one of the commandments of the Lord concerning things that should not be done, and he did not know it, he is still guilty, and he shall bear his iniquity.

18.Then he shall bring to the priest a ram without blemish from the flock, with your valuation, for a guilt offering, and the priest shall make an atonement for him for his error which he ignorantly committed, and did not know it, and it shall be forgiven him.

19.It is a guilt offering; he is certainly guilty before the Lord.”

Leviticus 6

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2.“If a soul sins and acts unfaithfully against the Lord, and is deceitful with his neighbor concerning a deposit, or in a pledge, or by robbery, or he oppresses his neighbor,

3.or he finds something lost and lies about it, and swears falsely — concerning any one of all the things that men may do to sin.

4.Then it will be, because he has sinned and is guilty, that he shall restore the thing that he stole, or that which he extorted, or that which was deposited with him, or the lost thing that he found,

5.or concerning anything that he swore falsely about, he shall repay him in total, and then add to that, one-fifth of its value. He shall give it to him on the day of his guilt offering.

6.And he shall bring his guilt offering to the Lord, a ram without blemish from the flock, with your valuation, for a guilt offering to the priest.

7.And the priest shall make an atonement for him before the Lord, and any of all the things that he may do requiring a guilt offering will be forgiven him.”

8. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

9.“Command Aaron and his sons, saying, ‘This is the law of the burnt offering. It is the burnt offering because it is burned on the altar all night until the morning, and the fire of the altar is to be kept burning on it.’

10.And the priest shall put on his linen garment, with his linen undergarments he puts on his body, and he shall take up the ashes left when the fire has consumed the burnt offering on the altar, and he shall put them beside the altar.

11.Then he shall take off his garments, and put on other garments, and take the ashes outside the camp to a clean place.

12.And the fire on the altar shall be kept burning on it; it shall not be put out. And the priest shall burn wood on it every morning, and shall lay the burnt offering in order upon it, and he shall burn the fat of the peace offerings upon it.

13.Fire shall burn continuously on the altar; it shall not be quenched.

14.“And this is the law of the grain offering for the sons of Aaron to offer before the Lord in front of the altar.

15.And one of his sons shall take a handful of the fine flour of the grain offering, and some of the oil thereof, and all the frankincense that is on the grain offering, and he shall burn the remembrance of it on the altar as a placating aroma to the Lord.

16.But the rest of it, Aaron and his sons shall eat. Unleavened shall it be eaten in a holy place; in the court of the tent of meeting shall they eat it.

17.It shall not be baked with leaven. I have given it as their portion from my offerings made by fire. It is most holy, like the sin offering and like the guilt offering.

18.Every male among the children of Aaron may eat it. It is a statute forever, throughout your generations, concerning the Lord’s offerings made by fire. Whatever touches them shall be holy.”

19. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

20.“This shall be the offering for Aaron and his sons that they shall offer to the Lord on the day when he is anointed: a tenth of an ephah of fine flour as a continual grain offering, half of it in the morning and half of it in the evening.

21.It shall be made, mixed with oil, on a griddle. You shall bring it in, the baked pieces of the grain offering, and you shall offer it as a placating aroma to the Lord.

22.And the priest, the anointed one under him from among his sons, shall prepare it. It is a statute forever. It shall be wholly burned to the Lord.

23.And every grain offering for the priest shall be wholly burned. It shall not be eaten.”

24. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

25.“Speak to Aaron and to his sons, saying, This is the law of the sin offering. In the place where the burnt offering is killed, you shall kill the sin offering before the Lord. It is most holy.

26.The priest who offers the sin offering shall eat it in a holy place. It shall be eaten in the court of the tent of meeting.

27.Whatever touches its flesh will become holy, and when some of its blood spatters on a garment, you shall wash what it spattered on in a holy place.

28.And the earthen vessel in which it was boiled shall be broken, or if it was boiled in a bronze vessel, then it shall be scoured and rinsed with water.

29.Every male among the priests may eat it. It is most holy.

30.And no sin offering shall be eaten from which blood is brought into the tent of meeting to make atonement in the sanctuary; it shall be burned up in the fire.

Leviticus 7

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1.“And this is the law of the guilt offering. It is most holy.

2.In the place where they kill the burnt offering, they shall kill the guilt offering, and he shall throw its blood against the altar all around.

3.And from it, he shall offer all of its fat, its fat-tail, and the fat that covers the entrails,

4.and the two kidneys, and the fat that is on them which is on the loins. And the caul above the liver, he shall remove with the kidneys.

5.And the priest shall burn them on the altar as an offering made by fire to the Lord; it is a guilt offering.

6.Every male among the priests may eat it. In a holy place, it shall be eaten. It is most holy.

7.As the sin offering, so is the guilt offering. One law is for them both. It shall be for the priest who makes atonement with it.

8.And the priest who offers a man’s burnt offering, that priest shall have for himself the hide of the burnt offering he offered.

9.And all the grain offering that is baked in an oven, and all that is made in a pan or on a griddle, shall be the priest’s who offered it.

10.And every grain offering mixed with oil, or dry, shall be for all the sons of Aaron, one as much as another.

11.“And this is the law of the sacrifice of peace offerings which one offers to the Lord.

12.If he offer it for thanksgiving, then he shall offer upon the thanksgiving sacrifice unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil, and cakes of fine flour mixed with oil.

13.With the cakes, he shall bring leavened bread for his offering with the sacrifice of his thanksgiving-peace offerings.

14.And from it, he shall offer one of each offering as a portion for the Lord; it shall belong to the priest who throws the blood of the peace offerings.

15.And the flesh of the sacrifice of his thanksgiving-peace offerings shall be eaten on the day of his offering; he shall not leave any of it until morning.

16.But if the sacrifice of his offering is for a vow or a freewill offering, it shall be eaten on the day he offers his sacrifice, and what remains of it may be eaten on the following day.

17.But on the third day, the remainder of the flesh of the sacrifice shall be burned up with fire.

18.And if any at all of the flesh of the sacrifice of his peace offerings be eaten on the third day, it will not be accepted from him who offered it, nor will it be reckoned to him. It shall be refuse, and the soul who eats any of it shall bear his iniquity.

19.Also, the flesh that touches any unclean thing shall not be eaten; it shall be burned up with fire. And as for the flesh, any man who is clean may eat the flesh,

20.but the soul that eats flesh from the sacrifice of peace offerings which are the Lord’s when his uncleanness is on him, that soul shall certainly be cut off from his people.

21.Moreover, a soul that touches anything unclean, whether the uncleanness of a man or an unclean beast, or any unclean abomination, and then eats any of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings that are the Lord’s, that soul shall certainly be cut off from his people.”

22. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

23.“Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Fat from an ox, or a sheep, or a goat, you shall not eat.

24.Yet, fat from a carcass and fat from an animal torn by beasts may be put to any other use, but you shall not eat it in any circumstance.

25.Whosoever eats fat from any beast that he offers as an offering made by fire to the Lord, that soul who eats it shall also be cut off from his people.

26.And you shall not consume any blood in any of your dwellings, whether of bird or beast.

27.Any soul who consumes any blood, that soul shall also be cut off from his people.

28. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

29.“Speak to the children of Israel, saying, ‘He who offers the sacrifice of his peace offerings to the Lord, shall bring to the Lord his offering from the sacrifice of his peace offerings;

30.his own hands shall bring the Lord’s offerings made by fire, the fat on the breast. He shall bring it with the breast for it to be waved as a wave offering before the Lord.

31.And the priest shall burn the fat on the altar, but the breast shall be for Aaron and his sons.

32.And the right thigh you shall give to the priest as an exsect offering from the sacrifices of your peace offerings.

33.Whoever of the sons of Aaron offers the blood of the peace offerings and the fat, the right thigh shall be his as his portion,

34.for the breast of the wave offering and the thigh of the exsect offering have I taken from the children of Israel out of the sacrifices of their peace offerings, and I have given them to Aaron the priest and to his sons by statute forever from the children of Israel.”

35. This is the anointing of Aaron and the anointing of his sons out of the Lord’s offerings made by fire, from the day he presented them to minister as priests to the Lord,

36.which the Lord commanded to be given to them by the children of Israel, from the day he anointed them. It is a statute forever, throughout their generations.

37.This is the law for the burnt offering, for the grain offering, for the sin offering, and for the guilt offering, and for the ordination offerings, and for the sacrifice of the peace offerings,

38.which the Lord commanded Moses on Mount Sinai, in the day he commanded the children of Israel to offer their offerings to the Lord, in the wilderness of Sinai.

Leviticus 8

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2.“Take Aaron and his sons with him, and the garments, and the anointing oil, and a bullock for a sin offering, and two rams, and a basket of unleavened bread,

3.and assemble the whole congregation at the entrance of the tent of meeting.”

4. And Moses did as the Lord commanded him, and the congregation was assembled at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

5. And Moses said to the congregation, “This is what the Lord has commanded to be done.”

6. Then Moses brought Aaron and his sons, and he washed them with water.

7. And he put the tunic on him, and girded him with the sash, and he clothed him with the robe. And he put the ephod on him, and girded him with the skillfully woven band of the ephod, and bound it to him with it.

8. And he placed the breastplate on him, and he put the Urim and the Thummim into the breastplate.

9. And he placed the turban on his head, and on the turban, at its front, he put the gold plate, the holy crown, as the Lord had commanded Moses.

10. And Moses took the anointing oil, and he anointed the tabernacle and all that was in it, and he consecrated them.

11. And he sprinkled some of it on the altar seven times and anointed the altar, and all its accoutrements, and the laver and its base, to consecrate them.

12. And he poured some of the anointing oil on Aaron’s head and anointed him to consecrate him.

13. Then Moses brought Aaron’s sons, and he clothed them with tunics, and girded them with a sash, and he bound the head-coverings on them as the Lord had commanded Moses.

14. And he brought the bullock of the sin offering, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the bullock of the sin offering.

15. And Moses killed it, and he took the blood and put it on the horns of the altar all around with his finger, and purified the altar, and he poured out the blood at the base of the altar and consecrated it to make atonement on it.

16. And he took all the fat that is on the entrails, and the caul of the liver, and the two kidneys with their fat, and Moses burned them on the altar.

17. But the bullock, and its hide, and its flesh, and its dung, he burned up with fire outside the camp as the Lord had commanded Moses.

18. And he brought the ram of the burnt offering, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram.

19. And Moses killed it, and he threw the blood against the altar all around.

20. And he cut the ram into its pieces, and Moses burned the head, and the pieces, and the fat.

21. And he washed the entrails and the legs in water, and Moses burned the whole ram on the altar as a burnt offering. It was a placating aroma made by fire to the Lord, as the Lord had commanded Moses.

22. And he brought the second ram, the ram of ordination, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram.

23. And Moses killed it, and he took some of its blood, and he put it on the tip of Aaron’s right ear, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot.

24. And he brought Aaron’s sons, and Moses put some of the blood on the tip of their right ear, and on the thumb of their right hand, and on the big toe of their right foot, and he threw the blood against the altar all around.

25. And he took the fat, and its fat-tail, and all the fat that is on the entrails, and the caul of the liver, and the two kidneys with their fat, and the right thigh,

26.and from the basket of unleavened bread that is before the Lord, he took one unleavened cake, and one cake of oiled bread, and one wafer, and he put them on the pieces of fat and on the right thigh.

27. And he placed everything onto Aaron’s palms and onto the palms of his sons, and he made them wave a wave offering before the Lord.

28. And Moses took them from their palms and burned them on the altar on top of the burnt offering for the ordinations; they were for a placating aroma; it is an offering made by fire to the Lord.

29. And Moses took the breast and waved it as a wave offering before the Lord, for it was Moses’ portion of the ram of ordination, as the Lord had commanded Moses.

30. And Moses took some of the anointing oil and some of the blood which was on the altar, and he sprinkled it on Aaron, on his garments, and on his sons, and on sons’ garments along with him, and he consecrated Aaron, his garments, and his sons, and sons’ garments with him.

31. And Moses said to Aaron and to his sons, “Boil the flesh at the entrance of the tent of meeting and eat it there, and the bread that is in the basket of ordination, as I commanded, saying, ‘Aaron and his sons shall eat it.’

32.And what remains of the flesh and of the bread, you shall burn up with fire.

33.And then you shall not go outside of the entrance of the tent of meeting seven days until the day your days of ordinations are completed, for He will consecrate your hand seven days.

34.As has been done this day, the Lord commanded to be done to make atonement for you.

35.And you shall remain at the entrance of the tent of meeting, day and night, seven days and observe the command of the Lord so that you do not die, for thus I have been commanded.”

36. So Aaron and his sons did all the things that the Lord commanded by the hand of Moses.

Leviticus 9

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1. And it came to pass that on the eighth day Moses called to Aaron and his sons, and to the elders of Israel,

2. And he said to Aaron, “Take for yourself a bull-calf for a sin offering, and a ram for a burnt offering, both without blemish, and offer them before the Lord.

3.And to the children of Israel speak, saying, ‘Take a male from the goats for a sin offering, and a bull and a ram, both a year old and without blemish, for a burnt offering,

4.and an ox and a ram for peace offerings to sacrifice before the Lord, and a grain offering mixed with oil because the Lord will appear to you today.’”

5. So they brought what Moses commanded before the tent of meeting, and all the congregation came near and stood before the Lord.

6. And Moses said, “This is the thing that the Lord commanded you to do; then the glory of the Lord will appear to you.”

7. Then Moses said to Aaron, “Approach the altar and offer your sin offering and your burnt offering, and make atonement for yourself. And then for the people, offer also the offering of the people, and make atonement for them as the Lord commanded.”

8. And Aaron approached the altar, and he slaughtered the bull of the sin offering that was for himself.

9. And Aaron’s sons brought the blood to him, and he dipped his finger in the blood and put it on the horns of the altar, and he poured out the blood at the base of the altar.

10. And the fat, and the kidneys, and the caul of the liver of the sin offering he burned on the altar as the Lord commanded Moses.

11. But the flesh and the hide, he burned up with fire outside the camp.

12. And he slaughtered the burnt offering, and Aaron’s sons presented the blood to him, and he threw it against the altar all around.

13. And they presented the burnt offering to him in its pieces, and the head, and he burned them on the altar.

14. And he washed the entrails and the legs, and he burned them upon the burnt offering on the altar.

15. Then he brought the people’s offering, and he took the goat of the sin offering for the people, and slaughtered it, and made a sin offering like the first one.

16. And he brought the burnt offering and did with it according to the ordinance.

17. And he brought the grain offering, and took a handful of it, and burned it on the altar separately from the morning burnt offering.

18. And he slaughtered the ox and the ram for the sacrifice of peace offerings which was for the people, and Aaron’s sons presented the blood to him, and he threw it on the altar all around.

19. And the fat pieces from the ox and from the ram (the fat-tail, and the fatty covering of the entrails, and the kidneys, and the caul of the liver),

20.they put these fat pieces on the breasts, and he burned the pieces of fat on the altar.

21. And the breasts and the right thigh, Aaron waved as a wave offering before the Lord, as Moses commanded.

22. And Aaron lifted up his hand to the people and blessed them. And he came down from making the sin offering, and the burnt offering, and the peace offerings.

23. Then Moses and Aaron went into the tent of meeting, and then came out, and they blessed the people, and the glory of the Lord appeared to all the people.

24. And fire came out from before the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat pieces on the altar. And all the people saw it, and they cried out and fell on their faces.

Leviticus 10

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1. Now Nadab and Abihu, sons of Aaron, each took his fire-pan, and they put fire in them and laid incense on it, and they offered strange fire before the Lord which He had not commanded them.

2. And fire came out from before the Lord and consumed them, and they died before the Lord.

3. Then Moses said to Aaron, “This is what the Lord spoke, saying, ‘I will be sanctified by those who come near to me, and before all the people, I will be glorified.’” And Aaron was silent.

4. And Moses summoned Mishael and Elzaphan, sons of Uzziel, Aaron’s uncle, and he said to them, “Come near! Carry your kinsmen from before the holy place outside of the camp!”

5. So they came near and carried them in their tunics outside of the camp, as Moses said.

6. And Moses said to Aaron, and to Eleazar and Ithamar his sons, “Do not unbind your heads nor tear your clothes, lest you die and He become angry with the whole congregation. But let your brethren, the whole house of Israel, bewail the burning that the Lord kindled.

7.And you shall not go out from the entrance of the tent of meeting, lest you die, for the anointing oil of the Lord is upon you.” And they did according to the word of Moses.

8. And the Lord spoke to Aaron, saying,

9.“Do not drink wine or strong drink, you, nor your sons with you, when you go into the tent of meeting so you do not die. It is a statute forever throughout your generations,

10.so that you make a distinction between the holy and the common, and between the unclean and the clean,

11.and that you may teach the children of Israel all the statutes that the Lord has spoken to them by the hand of Moses.

12. Then Moses said to Aaron, and to Eleazar and Ithamar, his remaining sons, “Take the grain offering that is left over from the Lord’s offerings made by fire and eat it unleavened beside the altar, for it is most holy.

13.And you shall eat it in a holy place because it is your portion, and your sons’ portion, of the Lord’s offerings made by fire, for thus have I been commanded.

14.And the breast for the wave offering and the thigh of the exsect offering, you shall eat in a clean place, you, and your sons, and your daughters with you, because they have been given as your portion and your sons’ portion from the sacrifices of the peace offerings of the children of Israel.

15.They shall bring the thigh of the exsect offering and the breast of the wave offering, with the offerings of fat pieces made by fire, to wave as a wave offering before the Lord, and it will be yours and your sons with you by statute forever, as the Lord commanded.”

16. And Moses diligently inquired about the goat of the sin offering, and behold, it had been burned up. Then he was angry with Eleazar and Ithamar, the remaining sons of Aaron, saying,

17.“Why did you not eat the sin offering in the holy place? For it is most holy, and He gave it to you to bear the iniquity of the congregation to make atonement for them before the Lord.

18.Behold, the blood was not brought inside the sanctuary. You did not eat it in the holy place as I commanded!”

19. But Aaron said to Moses, “Behold, today they offered their sin offering and their burnt offering before the Lord, yet, such things have happened to me, and if I had eaten the sin offering today, would it have been good in the sight of the Lord?”

20. And when Moses heard that, it was good in his eyes.

Leviticus 11

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This is also in Dt 14.

1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, and to Aaron, saying to them,

2.“Speak to the children of Israel, saying, ‘This is the living creature that you may eat from among the beasts that are on the earth.

3.Every one that divides the hoof, completely splitting the cleft of the hooves, bringing up the cud among the beasts, you may eat.

4.But this you shall not eat from among those that bring up the cud, or those that divide the hoof: the camel, because it brings up the cud, but there is no dividing of the hoof — it shall be unclean to you;

5.and the rock badger, because it brings up cud, but it does not divide the hoof — it shall be unclean to you;

6.and the arnebeth,[1] because it brings up cud, but it does not divide the hoof — it shall be unclean to you;

7.and the pig, because it divides the hoof and completely splits the hoof, but it does not bring up the cud — it shall be unclean to you.

8.Of their flesh, you shall not eat, and you shall not touch their carcass. They shall be unclean to you.

9.“This you may eat of all that are in the waters: whatever has fin and scale in the waters, in the seas, or in the rivers, you may eat.

10.But whatever does not have fin and scale in the waters and in the rivers, whether among all that swarm in the waters or any creature that is in the waters, shall be an abomination to you.

11.Yea, an abomination shall they be to you! Of their flesh, you shall not eat, and their carcasses, you shall detest.

12.Whatever in the waters that does not have fin and scale shall be an abomination to you.

13.“And these from among the birds, you shall have in abomination; they shall not be eaten; they are an abomination: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the osprey,

14.and the vulture, and the falcon after its kind,

15.every raven after its kind,

16.and the owl, and the night hawk, and the sea gull, and the hawk after its kind,

17.and the little owl, and the cormorant, and the great owl,

18.and the ibis, and the pelican, and the Egyptian vulture,

19.and the stork, the heron after its kind, and the lapwing, and the bat.

20.“Every swarming, flying creature that moves about with four shall be an abomination to you.

21.Nevertheless, this you may eat of every swarming, flying creature that moves about with four: whose legs are not above its feet, to leap with them upon the ground.

22.These you may eat of them: the young locust after its kind, and the bald locust after its kind, and the cricket after its kind, and the grasshopper after its kind.

23.But every swarming, flying creature which has four feet shall be an abomination to you.

24.“And by these, you shall become unclean; anyone who touches their carcass shall be unclean until evening

25.(yea, anyone who picks up a part of their carcass shall wash his clothes and be unclean until evening):

26.by any beast that divides a hoof, but it is not completely split, or it does not bring up the cud. They shall be unclean to you. Anyone who touches them shall be unclean.

27.“And whatever walks on its paws of every animal that walks on four feet shall be unclean to you. Anyone who touches their carcass shall be unclean until evening.

28.And he that picks up their carcass shall wash his clothes and be unclean until evening. They shall be unclean to you.

29.This also shall be unclean to you among the creeping things that creep on the earth: the mole, and the mouse, and the lizard after its kind,

30.even the gecko, and the monitor lizard, and the skink, and the sand lizard, and the chameleon.

31.These are unclean to you among all that creep. Anyone who touches them when they are dead shall be unclean until evening.

32.And whatever any of them falls on when they are dead shall be unclean, whether a wooden vessel, or clothing, or skin, or sack. Any vessel with which work is done must be put into water, and it shall be unclean until evening. Then it will be clean.

33.And any earthen vessel into which any of them fall, whatever is in it shall be unclean, and you shall break it.

34.Any food that may be eaten that water comes upon shall be unclean, and all drink that may be drunk in any vessel shall be unclean.

35.And whatever a part of their carcass falls on shall be unclean, oven or stove, shall be broken down. They are unclean, and they shall be unclean to you.

36.However, a spring or a cistern collecting water shall be clean, but whatever is touched by their carcass shall be unclean.

37.And if part of their carcass falls on any seed for sowing that is to be sowed, it shall be clean.

38.But if water has been put on the seed, and part of their carcass falls on it, it shall be unclean to you.

39.And if any beast that is food for you die, he who touches its carcass shall be unclean until evening.

40.And he who eats of its carcass shall wash his clothes and be unclean until evening. Also, he who picks up its carcass shall wash his clothes and be unclean until evening.

41.And every creeping thing that creeps on the earth is an abomination. It shall not be eaten.

42.Everything that goes on its belly, and everything that moves about with four or more feet, of every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, you shall not eat, for they are an abomination.

43.You shall not make yourselves abominable with any swarming thing that swarms, and you shall not make yourselves unclean with them and defile yourselves with them.

44.For I am Jehovah your God, and you shall sanctify yourselves, and you shall be holy, for I am holy and you shall not make yourselves unclean with any swarming thing that crawls upon the earth.

45.For I am Jehovah who brought you up from the land of Egypt to be your God, and you are to be holy because I am holy.

46.This is the law of the beast, and of the bird, and of every living creature that moves in the waters, and of every creature that creeps on the earth,

47.to make a distinction between the unclean and the clean, and between the creature that may be eaten and the creature that may not be eaten.”

Leviticus 12

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2.“Speak to the children of Israel, saying, ‘When a woman gives birth and bears a male, then shall she be unclean seven days, as in the days of separation for her menstruation, she shall be unclean.

3.And on the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.

4.Then for thirty-three days, she shall continue in the blood of her purification. She shall not touch anything holy, nor come to the sanctuary, until the completion of the days of her purification.

5.But if she bear a female, then she shall be unclean two weeks, as in her separation. Then for sixty-six days, she shall continue because of the blood of her purification.

6.And when the days of her purification are completed for a son or daughter, she shall bring a year-old lamb for a burnt offering and a young dove or a turtle-dove for a sin-offering to the priest at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

7.And he shall offer it before the Lord, and make atonement for her, and she shall be clean from the flow of her blood. This is the law for her who bears a male or a female.

8.And if she is not able to obtain a lamb, then she shall bring two turtle-doves, or two young doves, one for a burnt offering and one for a sin offering, and the priest will make atonement for her, and she shall be clean.’”

Leviticus 13

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying,

2.“When a man has on the skin of his flesh a swelling, or a scab, or a bright spot, and it becomes in the skin of his flesh the plague of leprosy, then he shall be brought in to Aaron the priest, or to one of his sons the priests.

3.And the priest shall look at the plague in the skin of the flesh, and when hair in the plague has turned white and the plague is not in appearance deeper than the skin of his flesh, it is the plague of leprosy, and the priest shall look at him and pronounce him unclean.

4.But if a bright spot be white in the skin of his flesh, and it is not in appearance deeper than the skin, and the hair in it has not turned white, then the priest shall shut up the plague seven days.

5.And the priest shall look at it on the seventh day, and behold, if in his eyes the plague is unchanged, the plague not having spread on the skin, then the priest shall shut him up seven days a second time.

6.And the priest shall look at it the second time on the seventh day, and behold, if the plague has faded, and the plague has not spread on the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him clean. It is a scab. And he shall wash his clothes and be clean.

7.But if the scab has spread further in the skin after he presents himself to the priest for his purifying, then he shall present himself a second time to the priest.

8.When the priest looks, and behold, the scab has spread in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean; it is leprosy.

9.“When the plague of leprosy is in a man, then he shall be brought to the priest.

10.When the priest looks, and behold, a white swelling be in the skin, and it has turned the hair white, and living, raw flesh is in the swelling,

11.it is a dormant leprosy in the skin of his flesh, and the priest shall pronounce him unclean. He shall not shut him up, though he is unclean.

12.And if the leprosy has broken out widely in the skin, so that the leprosy cover all the skin, the plague being from his head to his foot, visible everywhere to the eyes of the priest,

13.and when the priest looks, and behold, the leprosy has covered all his flesh, then he shall pronounce him who has the plague clean; it has all turned white; he is clean.

14.But on the day raw flesh appears on him, he shall be unclean.

15.And the priest shall look at the raw flesh and pronounce him unclean. The raw flesh is unclean; it is leprosy.

16.But should the raw flesh change again, and be turned white, then he shall go to the priest,

17.and when the priest looks at him, and behold, the plague is turned white, then the priest shall pronounce him who has the plague clean; he is clean.

18.“And flesh that had in its skin a boil and it healed,

19.but in the place of the boil is a white swelling or a bright, reddish-white spot, shall be shown to the priest.

20.And when the priest looks, and behold, its appearance is lower than the skin, and its hair has turned white, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean. It is a plague of leprosy broken out from the boil.

21.But if the priest looks at it, and behold, there is no white hair in it, and it is not lower than the skin, and it is faded, then the priest shall shut him up seven days,

22.and if it spreads further in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean; it is a plague.

23.But if the bright spot stays in its place and does not spread, it is an inflammation of the boil, and the priest shall pronounce him clean.

24.Or flesh that has in its skin a fiery burning, and the burning tissue has a bright reddish-white or white spot,

25.then the priest shall look at it, and behold, if hair has turned white in the bright spot, and it is in appearance deeper than the skin, it is leprosy broken out from the burning, and the priest shall pronounce him unclean; it is the plague of leprosy.

26.But if the priest look at it, and behold, there is no white hair in the bright spot, and it is not lower than the skin and is faded, then the priest shall shut him up seven days.

27.And the priest shall look at him on the seventh day. If it has spread further in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean; it is the plague of leprosy.

28.But if the bright spot stays in its place and does not spread in the skin and is faded, it is a swelling from the burning, and the priest shall pronounce him clean for it is inflammation from the burn.

29.“When a man or a woman has a blemish on the head or beard,

30.then the priest shall look at the blemish, and behold, it is in appearance deeper than the skin, and within it there is thin, yellow hair, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean; it is a scall. It is leprosy of the head or beard.

31.But if the priest look at the blemish of the scall, and behold, it is not in appearance deeper than the skin, and there is no black hair in it, then the priest shall shut up him who has the blemish of the scall seven days.

32.And the priest shall look at the blemish on the seventh day, and behold, the scall has not spread, and there is no yellow hair in it, and the scall is not in appearance deeper than the skin,

33.then he shall shave himself, but the scall shall he not shave, and the priest shall shut up him who has the scall seven days, a second time.

34.And the priest shall look at the scall on the seventh day, and behold, if the scall has not spread in the skin, and if it is not in appearance deeper than the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him clean, and he shall wash his clothes and be clean.

35.But if the scall spreads further in the skin after his purifying,

36.then the priest shall look at him, and behold, if the blemish has spread in the skin, the priest shall not check for the yellow hair, he is unclean.

37.But if the scall is unchanged and black hair has grown in it, the scall is healed; he is clean, and the priest shall pronounce him clean.

38.When a man or a woman have bright spots, bright white spots, in the skin of their flesh,

39.then the priest shall look, and behold, if the bright spots in the skin of their flesh are a faded white; it is a tetter broken out in the skin; he is clean.

40.And when a man’s head is bare, he is bald. He is clean.

41.And if the forefront of his head is bare; he has a bald forehead. He is clean.

42.But when there is a reddish-white blemish in the baldness or in the bald forehead, it is leprosy broken out in his baldness or his forehead.

43.Then the priest shall look at him, and behold, the swelling of the plague be reddish-white in his baldness or his forehead, like the appearance of leprosy in the skin of the flesh,

44.he is a leprous man; he is unclean. The priest shall certainly pronounce him unclean; his plague is on his head.

45.And the leper who has the plague, his clothes shall be torn in pieces, and his head kept uncovered, and he shall cover over the lip and shall cry out, “Unclean! Unclean!”

46.He shall be unclean all the days that the plague is in him; he is unclean. He shall dwell alone. His dwelling-place shall be outside of the camp.

47.And the garment that has the plague of leprosy in it, in a woolen garment or in a linen garment,

48.whether in the warp or weft of the linen or the wool, or in a skin, or in anything made of skin,

49.and the plague be greenish or reddish in the garment or in the skin, or in the warp, or in the weft, or in any vessel of skin; it is the plague of leprosy. It shall be shown to the priest.

50.And the priest shall look at the plague, and shut up the plague seven days.

51.And he shall look at the plague on the seventh day. If the plague has spread in the garment, or in the warp, or in the weft, or in the skin, or in any article that is made of skin, the plague is a pernicious leprosy; it is unclean.

52.He shall burn up the garment, whether the warp or the weft in the woolen or in the linen article, or in any vessel of skin that has in it the plague, for it is a pernicious leprosy. It shall be burned up in the fire.

53.But if the priest look, and behold, the plague has not spread in the garment, or in the warp or in the weft, or in any vessel of skin,

54.the priest shall give command, and they shall wash the thing that has the plague in it, and he shall shut it up seven days a second time.

55.And the priest shall look at the plague after it has been washed, and behold, if the plague has not changed its appearance, and the plague has not spread, it is unclean. You shall burn it up in the fire. It is eaten up on its back or on its front.

56.But if the priest look, and behold, the plague has faded after it was washed, then he shall tear it from the garment, or from the skin, or from the warp, or from the weft.

57.But if it still be seen in the garment, or in the warp, or in the weft, or in any vessel of skin, it is spreading. You shall burn up with fire that in which is the plague.

58.But the garment, or the warp, or the weft, or any vessel of skin that you wash and the plague is gone from them shall then be washed a second time, and it shall be clean.

59.This is the law of a plague of leprosy in a garment of wool, or linen, or warp, or weft, or any vessel of skin, to pronounce it clean or pronounce it unclean.

Leviticus 14

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2.“This shall be the law for the leper in the day of his cleansing: When he is brought to the priest,

2.“This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his purifying when he is brought to the priest:

3.then the priest will come out, outside of the camp, and the priest shall look, and behold, if {cmp. 13:55 for adding if} the plague of leprosy is healed in the leper,

4.then the priest shall command that he take two clean, living birds for the cleansing, with cedar wood, and bright scarlet, and hyssop.

5.And the priest shall command that he kill one bird in an earthen vessel over running {lit. living, also vv. 50-52} water.

6.As for the living bird: He shall take it and the cedar wood, and the bright scarlet, and the hyssop, and he shall dip them and the living bird in the blood of the bird that was killed over the running water.

7.And he shall sprinkle it on him who is to be cleansed from leprosy seven times and pronounce him clean. Then he shall let the living bird go free in the open field.

8.And the cleansed man shall wash his clothes, and shave off all his hair, and wash in water, and he will be clean. Then, afterward, he will come into the camp, but he will stay out of his tent for seven days.

9.And it shall be that on the seventh day, he will shave off all the hair from his head, and his beard, and his eyebrows. Even all his hair shall he shave off, and he shall wash his clothes and wash his flesh in water, and then he will be clean.

10.And on the eighth day, he shall take two unblemished male lambs, and one unblemished ewe lamb a year old, and three tenth-parts of fine flour {cmp. Ex. 29:40} for a grain offering mixed with oil, and one measure {only in this chapter, vv. 10,12,15,21,24} of oil,

11.And the priest who is pronouncing him clean shall set the man who is to be cleansed and the things for the offering, before the Lord at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

12.And the priest shall take one of the male lambs and offer it for a guilt offering {Lev 5:15,18,25 and put in Num 6:12} with the measure of oil, and he shall wave them as a wave offering before the Lord.

13.And he shall kill the male lamb at {cmp. Lev 4:24,33 We have at the place, and in the place. Need to fix.} the place where one kills the sin offering and the burnt offering, in the holy place, for like the sin offering the guilt offering is for the priest. It is most holy.

14.And the priest shall take some of the blood of the guilt offering, and he shall put it on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot.

15.And the priest shall take some of the measure of oil, and he shall pour it onto the palm of the priest's {his own???} right hand.

16.And the priest shall dip his right finger into some of the oil that is in his left palm, and he shall sprinkle some of the oil with his finger seven times before the Lord.

17.And some of the remaining oil that is in his palm the priest shall put on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot, on top of the blood of the guilt offering.

18.And the rest of the oil that is in the priest’s palm he shall put on the head of him who is to be cleansed, and the priest shall make atonement for him before the Lord.

19.And the priest shall make {Lev. 5:10, Ex. 29:36} the sin offering, and make atonement for him who is to be cleansed from his uncleanness, and afterward he shall kill the burnt offering.

20.And the priest shall bring up {Lev 2:12} the burnt offering and the grain offering to the altar, and the priest shall make atonement for him and he shall be cleansed.

21.But if he is poor and cannot obtain all this, then he shall bring one male lamb for a guilt offering for waving to make atonement for him, and one tenth-part of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering, and a measure of oil,

22.and two turtledoves, or two young doves, {Lev 1:14} that he is able to obtain, and one shall be for the sin offering, and the other for the burnt offering.

23.And he shall bring them on the eighth day for his cleansing, to the priest at the entrance of the tent of meeting before the Lord.

24.And the priest shall take the male lamb for the guilt offering, and the measure of oil, and the priest shall wave them as a wave offering before the Lord.

25.And he shall kill the male lamb for the guilt offering, and the priest shall take some of the blood of the guilt offering and shall put it on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot.

26.And the priest shall pour some of the oil onto the palm of his own left hand,

27.and with his right hand finger the priest shall sprinkle some of the oil that is in his left palm seven times before the Lord.

28.And the priest shall put some of the oil that is in his palm on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot, on the place of the guilt offering.

29.And the rest of the oil that is in the priest’s palm, he shall put on the head of him who is to be cleansed to make atonement for him before the Lord.

30.And with one of the turtledoves, or with the young doves, from whatever he is able to obtain, he shall make

31.(with whatever he is able to obtain) the sin offering with one, and the burnt offering with the other, as well as the grain offering. And the priest shall make atonement for him who is to be cleansed before the Lord.

32.This is the law in whom is the plague of leprosy who cannot obtain what is needed for his cleansing.”

33. And the Lord spoke to Moses, and to Aaron, saying,

34.“When you come into the land of Canaan which I am giving to you for a possession, and I put the plague of leprosy in a house of the land of your possession,

35.then he whose house it is shall come and tell the priest, saying, Some plague appears to me to be in the house.

36.Then the priest shall command that they empty the house before the priest comes to inspect the plague, so that not everything that is in the house will be made unclean. And afterward the priest shall come to inspect the house.

37.And he shall look at the plague, and, behold, if the plague in the walls of the house is greenish or reddish spots and their appearance is lower than the wall,

38.then the priest shall go out of the house to the entrance of the house, and he shall shut up the house for seven days.

39.And the priest shall return on the seventh day and look, and behold, if the plague has spread in the walls of the house,

40.then the priest shall command that take down the stones in which is the plague, and throw them into an unclean place outside of the city.

41.And he will cause the house to be scraped within all around and they shall pour out the plaster that is scraped off at an unclean place outside of the city.

42.And they shall take other stones and bring them instead of those stones, and he shall take other dust and plaster the house.

43.But if the plague returns and break out in the house after he took away the stones, and after the scraping of the house, and after it was plastered,

44.then the priest shall come and inspect it, and behold, the plague has spread in the house, it is a pernicious leprosy in the house. It is unclean.

45.And he shall pull down the house, its stones, and its wood, and all the plaster of the house, and he shall take it out to an unclean place outside of the city.

46.Also, whoever goes into the house on any of the days he has shut it, he shall be unclean until evening.

47.And whoever lies in the house shall wash his clothes, and whoever eats in the house shall wash his clothes .

48.But if the priest shall come, and looks, and behold, the plague has not spread in the house after the house was plastered, then the priest shall pronounce the house clean because the plague has been healed.

49.Then, to cleanse the house he shall take two birds, and cedar wood, and bright scarlet {is this referring to the insect the color is derived from?}, and hyssop.

50.And he shall kill one bird in an earthen vessel over running water.

51.And he shall take the cedar wood, and the hyssop, and the bright scarlet, and the living bird, and dip them in the blood of the slain bird, and in the running water, and he shall sprinkle the house seven times.

52.So shall he cleanse the house with the blood of the bird, and with the running water, and the living bird, and with the cedar wood, and with the hyssop, and with the bright scarlet.

53.And he shall let the living bird go free outside of the city in the open field. So shall he make atonement for the house, and it shall be clean.

54.This is the law for every plague of leprosy, and scall,

55.and for leprosy of clothing, and for a house,

56.and for a swelling, and for a scab, and for a bright spot,

57.to guide in the day of uncleanness, and in the day of being clean. This is the law for leprosy.”

Leviticus 15

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, and to Aaron, saying,

2.“Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them, Any man that has a discharge from his flesh, his discharge is unclean.

3.And this shall be his uncleanness, whether {Hebrew. be} his running discharge is a discharge from his flesh, or his flesh is blocked up by his discharge, it is his uncleanness. {difficult verse}

4.Every bed that he with the discharge lies on shall be unclean, and every thing that he sits on shall be unclean.

5.And whoever touches his bed shall wash his clothes and bathe in water. And he shall be unclean until evening.

6.And he that sits on anything that he who has the discharge sat on shall wash his clothes, and bathe in water. And he shall be unclean until evening.

7.And whoever touches the flesh of him who has the discharge shall wash his clothes and bathe in water. And he shall be unclean until evening.

8.And if he who has the issue spit on a clean person, then he shall wash his clothes and bathe in water. And he shall be unclean until evening.

9.And any seat that he that has the discharge rides on shall be unclean.

10.And whoever touches anything that was under him shall be unclean until evening. And he who carries them shall wash his clothes and bathe in water. And he shall be unclean until evening.

11.And whoever touches him with the discharge, and does not rinse his hands in water shall also wash his clothes and bathe in water. And he shall be unclean until evening.

12.And an earthen vessel that touches him who has the discharge shall be broken, and every wooden vessel shall be rinsed in water.

13.And when he who has a discharge is cleansed from his issue, then he shall number for himself seven days for his cleansing. Then he shall wash his clothes and bathe his flesh in running water and shall be clean.

14.And on the eighth day he shall take for himself two turtle doves or two young doves, and he shall come before the Lord at the entrance of the tent of meeting and give them to the priest.

15.And the priest shall make of one of them a sin offering and of the other a burnt offering, and the priest shall make atonement for him before the Lord for his discharge.

16.And if any man’s seed of copulation go out from him then he shall bathe all his flesh in water, and he shall be unclean until the evening.

17.And every garment, and any skin that has seed of copulation on it shall also be washed in water and shall be unclean until the evening.

18.And a woman when a man lies with her with seed of copulation, then they shall bathe in water and shall be unclean until the evening.

19.And a woman when she has a discharge and the discharge in her body be blood, she shall be separated for seven days and anyone who touches her shall be unclean until the evening.

20.And every thing that she lies on during her separation shall be unclean, and every thing she sits on shall be unclean.

21.And anyone who touches her bed shall wash his clothes and bathe in water, and he shall be unclean until evening.

22.And anyone who touches any thing that she sat on shall wash his clothes and bathe in water, and he shall be unclean until evening.

23.And whether it is on her bed, or on any thing that she sat on, when he touches it he shall be unclean until the evening.

24.And if a man actually lies with her so that her impurity is on him, then he shall be unclean for seven days, and any bed that he lies on shall be unclean.

25.And when woman has a discharge of her blood for many days not at the time of her separation, or when she has a discharge beyond her time of separation; all the days of the discharge of her uncleanness shall be as in the days of her separation. She shall be unclean.

26.Any bed that she lies on all the days of her discharge shall be for her like the bed of her separation, and any thing that she sits on shall be unclean as in the uncleanness of her separation.

27.And anyone who touches them shall be unclean, and he shall wash his garments and bathe in water, and he shall be unclean until the evening.

28.But when she is cleansed from her discharge, then she shall count for herself seven days, and after that she shall be clean.

29.And on the eighth day she shall take for herself two turtle doves or two young doves, and she shall bring them to the priest at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

30.And the priest shall offer one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering, and the priest shall make atonement for her before the Lord for the discharge of her un-cleanness.

31.In this manner shall you separate the children of Israel from their uncleanness so that they do not die in their uncleanness when they defile my tabernacle that is in their midst.

32.This is the law for him who has a discharge, and whose seed of copulation goes out from him to make him unclean with it,

33.and the menstruating woman in her separation, and him who has a discharge, for male or female, and for a man when he lies with an unclean woman.”

Leviticus 16

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses after the death of the two sons of Aaron when they offered before the Lord and died.

2. And the Lord said to Moses, “Speak to Aaron your brother that he shall not come at whatever time into the holy place within the veil {Ex. 26:33}, to before the mercy-seat that is on the ark, so that he does not die, for I will appear in the cloud over the mercy seat.

3.In this manner shall Aaron come into the holy place: with a young bullock {Lev. 4:3,14 but cmp. Ex. 29:1 “from the herd”. Look at Lev. 9:2 bull-calf with egel} for a sin offering, and a ram for a burnt offering.

4.He shall put on the holy linen tunic, {fine linen for the tunic in Ex. 28:39. This word is used for the undergarments 28:42 but cmp. with Lev. 6:10} and he shall have the linen undergarments against his flesh, and he shall be girded with a linen sash and wrapped with the linen turban; they are holy garments. And he shall bathe his flesh in water and then put them on.

5.And from the congregation of the children of Israel, he shall take two males from the goats for a sin offering, and one ram for a burnt offering.

6.And Aaron shall offer the bullock for a sin offering for himself, and he shall make atonement for himself, and for his house.

7.And he shall take the two goats and present them before the Lord at the door of the tent of meeting.

8.And Aaron shall cast lots for the two goats, one lot for the Lord, and the other lot for Azazel.

9.And Aaron shall offer the goat that the Lord’s lot was taken upon and make a sin offering with it.

10.And the goat that the lot for Azazel was taken upon, he shall present alive before the Lord to make atonement with it, sending it away to Azazel into the wilderness.

11.And Aaron shall offer the bullock for a sin offering for himself, and he shall make atonement for himself, and for his house. And he shall kill the bullock of the sin offering that is for himself.

12.And he shall take a fire-pan full of coals from the fire on the altar before the Lord, and both of his hands full (cmp. Exo. 9:8) of fragrant incense ground fine, and he shall bring them within the veil.

13.And he shall put the incense on the fire before the Lord, and the cloud of incense will cover the mercy-seat that is on the testimony so that he does not die.

14.And he shall take some of the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it with his finger on the eastward face of the mercy-seat, and before the mercy seat he shall sprinkle some of the blood seven times with his finger.

15.Then he shall kill the goat of the sin offering that is for the people and offer its blood within the veil. And he shall do with its blood just as he did with the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it on the mercy-seat, and before the mercy-seat.

16.And he shall make atonement for the holy place because of the uncleanness of the children of Israel, and because of their transgressions in all their sins. And thus shall he do for the tent of meeting that is present with them in the midst of their uncleanness.

17.And there shall be no man in the tent of meeting from when he goes in to make atonement in the holy place until he comes out and has made the atonement for himself, and for his house, and for all the Assembly of Israel.

18.Then he shall go out to the altar that is before the Lord, and he shall make atonement for it. And he shall take some of the blood of the bullock, and some of the blood of the goat, and put it on the horns of the altar all around.

19.And he shall sprinkle some of the blood with his finger seven times, and cleanse it and sanctify it from the sins of the children of Israel.

20.When he has finished making atonement for the holy place, and the tent of meeting, and the altar, then he shall bring the live goat.

21.And Aaron shall lay both of his hands on the head of the live goat and confess over it all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions, for all their sins and shall put them on the head of the goat. And he shall send it away by the hand of a ready man into the wilderness.

22.And the goat will bear on itself all their iniquities to a separated land, and he shall send the goat away into the wilderness.

23.And Aaron shall come into the tent of meeting and take off the linen garments that he put on when he went into the holy place and lay them down there.

24.Then he shall bathe his flesh in water in the holy place and put on his garments. Then he shall come out and make his burnt offering, and the burnt offering for the people, and he shall make atonement for himself and for the people.

25.And the fat of the sin offering he shall burn on the altar.

26.And he that sent the goat for Azazel away shall wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in water, and after this he may come into the camp.

27.And the bullock of the sin offering, and the goat of the sin offering whose blood was brought in to make atonement in the holy place one shall carry outside of the camp; and they shall burn up (check Lev. 4:12,21 for burn up for saraph) their hides, and their flesh, and their dung with fire.

28.And he who burns them up shall wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in water, and after this he may come into the camp.

29.And this shall be a statute for you forever: in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month you shall afflict your flesh, and you — the native born, or the stranger who sojourns among you — shall not do any work.

30.For on this day he shall make atonement for you to cleanse you from all your sins that you may be clean before the Lord.

31.It shall be a sabbath of rest for you, and you shall afflict your souls; it is a statute forever.

32.And the priest whom he shall anoint, and whose hand he shall consecrate (see Lev. 8:33) to minister as priest in his father's stead shall make the atonement, and put on the linen garments, the holy garments,

33.and he shall make atonement for the holy sanctuary, and for the tent of meeting, and for the altar. And he shall also make atonement for the priests, and for all the people of the Assembly shall he make atonement.

34.And this shall be an everlasting statute for you, to atone for all the sins of the children of Israel once a year.” And he did just as Jehovah commanded Moses.

Leviticus 17

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2.“Speak to Aaron and to his sons and all the people of Israel, and say to them, ‘This is the thing which Jehovah has commanded me to say:

3.Any man of the house of Israel who slaughters an ox, or a sheep, or a goat in the camp, or who slaughters them outside the camp,

4.and does not bring it to the entrance of the tent of meeting and offer it as a gift to Jehovah before Jehovah’s dwelling place, blood shall be imputed to that man. He has shed blood, and that man shall be cut off from among his people,

5.to the end that the sons of Israel bring their sacrifices which they are offering in the open field, and bring them to Jehovah at the entrance of the tent of meeting to the priest, and offer them as a peace offering to Jehovah.

6.And the priest shall throw the blood against the altar of Jehovah at the entrance of the tent of meeting, and he shall make the fat to smoke for a placating aroma to Jehovah.

7.And they shall no longer offer their sacrifices to goat demons, with which they committed whoredom. An everlasting statute shall this be for them, throughout their generations.’

8.And you shall say to them, ‘Any man of the house of Israel or any stranger who dwells among them who offers up a burnt offering or sacrifice,

9.and does not bring it to the entrance of the tent of meeting to offer it to Jehovah, then that man shall be cut off from his people.

10.And if any man of the house of Israel or of any stranger who dwells among them consumes any kind of blood, I will set my face against that soul who consumes the blood, and I will cut him off from among his people.

11.For the life of the flesh is in its blood, and I have given it for you upon the altar to cover over your souls because it is the blood, through the life, that covers.

12.Therefore, I have said to the children of Israel, “No person among you may eat blood, nor may the sojourner who is sojourning among you eat blood.

13.And any man of the sons of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you who hunts, a hunter of a beast or flying creature that may be eaten, shall also pour out its blood and cover it with earth.

14.For the life of all flesh is its blood; it is for its life. Therefore, I have said to the children of Israel, “The blood of any flesh you shall not eat because the life of all flesh is its blood; All who eat it shall be cut off.”

15.And any soul who eats from a carcass, or a torn animal, whether native born or a stranger, shall wash his clothes and bathe in water, and he shall be unclean until the evening; then he shall be clean.

16.But if he does not wash, nor bathe his flesh, then he shall bear his iniquity.”

Leviticus 18

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1. And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying,

2.“Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, ‘I am Jehovah your God.

3.You shall not do as is done in the land of Egypt where you dwelt, nor shall you do as is done in the land of Canaan to which I bring you, neither shall you live according to their statutes.

4.You shall carry out my judgments and keep my statutes, to walk in them; I am Jehovah your God.

5.You must keep my statutes and my judgments, for the man who does them shall also live by them; I am the Lord.

6.No man of you shall approach any near relative (lit. flesh of his body — direct descendant relative?) to uncover nakedness; I am the Lord.

7.The nakedness of your father, that is, the nakedness of your mother shall you not uncover; she is your mother. You shall not uncover her nakedness.

8.The nakedness of your father’s wife you shall not uncover; it is your father’s nakedness.

9.The nakedness of your sister, the daughter of your father or your mother, whether born at home or born abroad — you shall not uncover their nakedness.

10.The nakedness of your son or your daughter — you shall you not uncover their nakedness; for their nakedness is your nakedness.

11.The nakedness of a daughter of the wife of your father, born to your father — she is your sister; you shall not uncover her nakedness.

12.The nakedness of your father’s sister shall you not uncover; she is your father’s relative.

13.The nakedness of your mother's sister shall you not uncover; for she is your mother’s relative.

14.The nakedness of your father’s brother shall you not uncover; you shall not approach his wife. She is your aunt.

15.The nakedness of your daughter-in-law shall you not uncover — she is the wife of your son; you shall not uncover her nakedness.

16.The nakedness of your brother’s wife shall you not uncover; it is your brother’s nakedness.

17.The nakedness of a woman and her daughter shall you not uncover. Neither shall you take a daughter of her son or a daughter of her daughter to uncover her nakedness; they are her relatives. It is wickedness.

18.And neither shall you take her sister to wife to vex her, to uncover her nakedness besides the other during her life.

19.And you shall not approach a woman during the separation for her uncleanness to uncover her nakedness.

20.And you shall not give your seed of copulation to a wife of your neighbor to make yourself unclean with her.

21.And you shall not permit any of your seed to pass through the fire to Molech, so that you shall not profane the name of your God; I am the Lord.

22.You shall not lie with a male as men lie with a woman. It is an abomination!

23.And you shall not lie {lit. give your copulation) with any beast to become unclean with it, and neither shall a woman stand before a beast to lie with it; it is perversion.

24.Do not defile yourselves with any of these for by all these were the nations that I am driving out from before you defiled.

25.And the land is defiled, and I will visit its iniquity upon it, and the land will vomit out its inhabitants.

26.But you shall keep them — my statutes and my judgments — and you shall not do any of these abominations, neither the native born or the stranger that sojourns among you,

27.(for all these abominations have the men of the land who were before you done, and the land is defiled,)

28.that the land does not vomit you out should you defile it as it vomited out the nation that was before you.

29.For whoever does any of these abominations, yea, the souls that do [them], shall be cut off from the midst of their people.

30.Therefore, you shall keep my charge to not do any of these prescribed abominations which have been done before you, that you be not defiled by them; I am the Lord your God.”

Leviticus 19

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2.“Speak to the whole congregation of the children of Israel, and say to them, ‘You shall be holy because I the Lord your God am holy.

3.You shall reverence each one his mother and his father, and my sabbaths you shall keep; I am the Lord your God.

4.Turn not to idols, nor make for yourselves molten gods; I am the Lord your God.

5.And when you sacrifice a sacrifice of peace offering to the Lord, you must sacrifice it of your own will.

6.It must be eaten on the day of your sacrifice, or on the following day, but what remains of it until the third day shall be burned up in the fire.

7.And if be eaten at all on the third day it is refuse; it will not be accepted.

8.And everyone who eats it shall bear his iniquity because he profaned a holy thing of the Lord, and that soul shall be cut off from its people.

9.And when you reap a harvest from your land, you shall not completely reap the corners of your field, and the gleaning of your harvest you shall not gather.

10.And you shall not glean your vineyard, and neither shall you gather fallen grapes from your vineyard; you shall leave them for the poor and for the stranger. I am the Lord your God.

11.You shall not steal, and you shall not deal falsely, and you shall not lie one to his neighbor.

12.And you shall not swear falsely by my name, and you shall not profane the name of your God; I am the Lord.

13.You shall not oppress your fellow, nor shall you rob him; the wages of a hired servant shall not remain with you until morning.

14.You shall not curse a deaf man, nor shall you put a stumbling block before a blind man, but you shall in fear of your God; I am the Lord.

15.You shall not do no injustice in judgment. {v35 the same} You shall neither lift up the face of a poor man nor honor the face of a great man; with righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.

16.You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, nor shall you stand against the blood {?} of your fellow; I am the Lord.

17.You shall not hate your brother in your heart; you shall surely reprove your neighbor and not allow the sin upon him {or, and not bear sin because of him.}

18.You shall not take vengeance nor hold a grudge against the children of Israel, but you shall love your fellow as yourself; I am the Lord.

19.You shall keep my statutes. You shall not breed two kinds {cross two breeds} of your cattle; you shall not sow your field with two varieties of seed, and nor shall clothing of mixed material be put on by you.

20.“And when a man lies sexually with a woman that is a female slave intended {betrothed to, acquired} for a man, and who has in no way been redeemed or given her freedom, there shall be punishment; they shall not be put to death because she was not free.

21.And he shall bring his guilt offering to the Lord — to the entrance of the tent of meeting — a ram for a guilt offering.

22.And the priest shall make atonement for him with the ram of the guilt offering before the Lord for his sin that he committed, and he shall be forgiven of his sin that he committed.

23.“And when you have come into the land and planted any kind of tree for food, then you shall consider its fruit as uncircumcised. For three years it shall be uncircumcised to you; it shall not be eaten.

24.But in the fourth year all its fruit shall be holy, an offering of praises to the Lord.

25.Then in the fifth year, you may eat its fruit, to increase its yield for you; I am the Lord your God.

26.You shall not eat anything with the blood. You shall not practice divination, nor shall you use practice soothsaying.

27.You shall not round the sides of the hair of your heads, nor shall you mar the edges of your beard.

28.And you shall make no cuttings in your flesh for the dead (?), nor shall you make a tattoo on yourselves; I am the Lord.

29.Do not profane your daughter by causing her to become a whore, and the land fall into whoredom and the land be filled with wickedness.

30.You shall keep my sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary; I am the Lord.

31.Do not turn to mediums {cmp. 1Sam 28:3}, nor seek after soothsayers to be defiled by them; I am the Lord your God.

32.You shall rise up in the presence of a grey head {cmp. Gen 42:38; 44:29,31 grey head and hoary head used}, and honor the face of an old man, and you shall be in fear of your God; I am the Lord.

33.“And if a stranger sojourn with you in your land, you shall not maltreat {Ex 22:21} him.

34.The stranger that sojourns with you shall be to you as one native born among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt; I am the Lord your God.

35.You shall not do no injustice in judgment, {same as v15} in measurement, in weight, or in portioning.

36.Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin shall you have; I am the Lord your God, I who brought you out from the land of Egypt.

37.And you shall keep all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them; I am the Lord.”

Leviticus 20

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2“Say to the children of Israel, ‘Any man of the sons of Israel, or of the strangers sojourning in Israel, who gives any of his offspring to Molech shall surely be put to death; the people of the land shall stone him with stones.

3.And I will set my face against that man and cut him off from the midst of his people because he gave his offspring to Molech to defile my holy sanctuary, and to profane my holy name.

4.And if the people of the land ever hide their eyes from that man when he gives his offspring to Molech to not kill him,

5.then I will set my face against that man, and against his family, and I will cut him off, and any that go whoring after Molech from the midst of the people.

6.And the soul who turns to mediums, or to soothsayers, to go whoring after them, I will also set my face against that soul, and I will cut him off from the midst of his people.

7.Therefore, consecrate yourselves, and be holy, for I am the Lord your God.

8.And you shall keep my statutes and do them; I am the Lord who sanctifies you. {Ex 31:13}

9.For any man who curses his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death. His father and his mother he has cursed; his blood be upon him.

10.And a man who commits adultery with the wife of a man, because he commits adultery with the wife of his neighbor, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

11.And a man who lies with his father’s wife has uncovered the nakedness of his father. Both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood be upon them.

12.When a man lies with his daughter-in-law, both of them shall surely be put to death. They have committed perversion; their blood be upon them.

13.If a man lies with a male, as men lie with a woman, both men have committed an abomination. They shall surely be put to death. Their blood shall be upon them.

14.When a man takes a woman and her mother, it is wickedness. They shall be burned up by fire, both he and they, so that there will be no wickedness in your midst.

15.And when a man gives his copulation to a beast he shall surely be put to death, and you shall the beast.

16.“And when a woman approaches any beast to lie with it, then you shall kill the woman and the beast. They shall surely be put to death; their blood be upon them.

17.And when a man takes his sister, his father’s daughter or his mother’s daughter, and sees her nakedness and she sees his nakedness, it is a shameful thing, and they shall be cut off in the sight of the children of their kin. He uncovered the nakedness of his sister; he shall bear his iniquity.

18.And when a man lie with a menstruating woman and uncovers her nakedness, he has exposed her flow, and she has uncovered the flow of her blood; both of them shall be cut off from the midst of their people.

19.And the nakedness of your mother’s sister, or your father’s sister, you shall not uncover, for he has exposed his relative. They shall bear their iniquity.

20.And when a man lies with his aunt he uncovers his uncle’s nakedness. They shall bear their sin; they shall die childless.

21.And when a man takes his brother’s wife, it is a filthy thing. He has uncovered his brother’s nakedness; they shall be childless.

22.Now, you shall keep all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them, so that the land where I am bringing you to dwell in does not vomit you out.

23.And do not walk in the customs of the nation which I am casting out before you, for they have done all these things, and I abhor them.

24.But I have said to you, You shall inherit their land, and I will give it to you to possess it, a land flowing with milk and honey; I am the Lord your God, I who has separated you from the nations.

25.You shall therefore separate between the clean and the unclean beasts, and between the clean and the unclean flying creature, and you shall not make your souls detestable with any beast, or with any flying creature, or with anything that swarms on the ground that I have separated from you as unclean.

26.And you shall be to me holy people for I the Lord am holy, and I have separated you from the nations to be mine.

27.Also, a man or a woman that has a familiar spirit or is a soothsayer shall surely be put to death. They shall stone them with stones; their blood shall be upon them.

Leviticus 21

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1. And the Lord said to Moses, “Speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say to them, ‘None of you shall defile himself for a dead person among his people,

2.except for his near relative, that is, for his mother, or for his father, or for his daughter, or for his brother.

3.Also, for his sister who is a virgin that is near to him, who does not have a husband, for her, he may be defiled.

4.Not one, (a lord among his people,) shall defile himself to profane himself.

5.They {qere} shall not make a bald spot on their head, nor shall they shave the edges of their beard, nor make cuttings in their flesh.

6.They shall be holy to their God and shall not profane the name of their God, for they offer the offerings of the Lord made by fire, and the bread of their God; therefore, they shall be holy.

7.They shall not take as a wife a whore or a defiled woman, nor shall they take a woman cast out by her husband, for he is holy to his God.

8.Therefore, you shall consecrate him for he offers the bread of your God; he shall be holy to you because I, the Lord, who sanctifies you am holy.

9.And if any priest’s daughter profane herself by playing the whore, she has profaned her father; she shall be burned up by fire.

10.And the high priest among his brothers, on whose head the anointing oil was poured, and whose hand was consecrated to put on the garments shall not unbind {10:6} his head nor tear his garments.

11.And he shall not go in to any dead body; even for his father or his mother he shall not defile himself.

12.And he shall not go out from the sanctuary, nor profane the sanctuary of his God, for the consecration of the anointing oil of his God is upon him; I am the Lord.

13.And he must take a wife in her virginity.

14.A widow, or a divorced woman, or a profane whore, none of these shall he take, but only a virgin from his people shall he take as a wife.

15.And he shall not profane his seed among his people, for I am the Lord who sanctifies him.’”

16. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

17.“Speak to Aaron, saying, ‘Any of your offspring in their generations who has a blemish shall not approach to offer the bread of his God.

18.For whoever has a blemish shall not approach: a blind man, or lame, or disfigured, or deformed,

19.or any who has a maimed foot, or a maimed hand,

20.or a hunchback, or a dwarf, or a defect in his eye, or itchy, or scabbed, or a damaged testicle.

21.no man of the seed of Aaron the priest, who has a blemish, shall come near to offer the offerings of the Lord made by fire. He has a blemish; he shall not come near to offer the bread of his God.

22.He may eat the bread of his God, both the most holy and the holy,

23.but he shall not enter through the veil, nor shall he come near to the altar, for he has a blemish. He shall not profane my sanctuaries for I am the Lord who sanctifies them.’”

24. And Moses spoke to Aaron, and to his sons, and to all the children of Israel.

Leviticus 22

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2“Speak to Aaron, and to his sons, that they separate themselves from the holy things of the children of Israel which they consecrate to me, and not profane my holy name; I am the Lord.

3.Say to them, ‘Any man among all of your seed throughout your generations who approaches the holy things that the children of Israel consecrate to the Lord when his uncleanness is upon him, that soul shall indeed be cut off from before me; I am the Lord.

4.Any man of the seed of Aaron who is a leper or has a discharge, shall eat of the holy things until he is clean. And whoever touches any unclean person, {corpse, nephesh seems to imply dead at times} or a man whose seed of copulation went out from him,

5.or a man who touched any swarming thing which made him unclean, or a man who is unclean through any uncleanness,

6.that soul who has touched such shall be unclean until the evening, and he shall not eat on the holy things unless he bathe his flesh in water.

7.When the sun is down then he shall be clean, and afterward he may eat of the holy things that are his food.

8.A carcass or an animal torn by beasts, he shall not eat, to defile himself with it; I am the Lord.

9.And they shall keep my command so that they do not bear sin because of it and die for it because they profaned it; I am the Lord who sanctifies them.

10.And no stranger shall eat a holy thing; a sojourner with the priest or a hired servant shall not eat a holy thing.

11.But if a priest buys a soul, a purchase with his own money, he may eat of it; and those born in his house, they may eat of his food.

12.And if a daughter of a priest be married to a man who is a stranger, she may not eat from his portion of the holy things.

13.But if a daughter of a priest be a widow, or be divorced, and she has no child, and she has returned to her father’s house as in her youth, she may eat from her father’s food; but no stranger shall eat of it.

14.And if a man eat a holy thing unintentionally, then he shall add a fifth part to it and give it to the priest, with the holy thing. {or, give the holy thing to the priest.}

15.And they shall not profane the holy things of the children of Israel that they bring to the Lord,

16.nor cause them to bear the iniquity of guilt when they eat their holy things, for I am the Lord who sanctifies them.’”

17. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

18.“Speak to Aaron, and to his sons, and to all the children of Israel, and say to them, ‘When any man of the house of Israel, or of the strangers in Israel, brings his offering for any of their vows, or for their freewill offerings, that they offer to the Lord as a burnt offering,

19.for it to be accepted {cmp v20} for you, it must be without blemish, a male from the herd, of the sheep, or of the goats,

20.Any that has a blemish you shall not offer, for that will not be accepted for you.

21.And when a man offers a sacrifice of peace offerings to the Lord from the herd or the flock, to fulfill a vow or for a freewill offering, it shall be without blemish to be acceptable; there shall be no defect in it.

22.Any blind, or broken down, or mutilated, or having ulcers, or itchy, or scabbed, these you shall not offer to the Lord, nor shall you make an offering by fire with them on the altar to the Lord.

23.As for an ox or a lamb that is deformed or stunted, you may offer it as a freewill offering, but it will not be accepted for a vow.

24.And you shall not offer to the Lord anything crushed, or beaten, or torn, or cut; you shall not do so in your land.

25.Neither shall you offer any of these from the hand of a foreigner as the bread of your God, because their corruption is in them, a blemish is in them; they will not be accepted for you.’”

26. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

27.“When an ox, or a sheep, or a goat is born, then it shall be seven days with its mother. Then, from the eighth day and onward it is acceptable as an offering made by fire to the Lord.

28.Also, you shall not kill a cow or a ewe with its young on the one day.

29.And when you sacrifice a sacrifice for thanksgiving to the Lord, you shall sacrifice it of your own will. {seems to be the best option here, cmp Lev. 19:5}

30.On that day it must be eaten; you shall not leave any of it until the morning; I am the Lord.

31.And you shall keep my commandments and do them; I am the Lord.

32.And you shall not profane my holy name, but I will be sanctified among the children of Israel; I am the Lord who sanctifies you,

33.who brought you out of the land of Egypt to be your God; I am the Lord.”

Leviticus 23

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2.“Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them, ‘The appointed times of the Lord, which you shall proclaim; these are holy convocations; they are my appointed times.

3.Six days shall work be done, and on the seventh day is a sabbath of rest, a holy convocation; you shall do no work at all; it is a sabbath to the Lord in all of your dwellings.

4.“These are the appointed times of the Lord, holy convocations that you shall proclaim in their appointed season.

5.In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at twilight {as throughout Ex.} is the Lord’s Passover.

6.And on the fifteenth day of that month is the Feast of Unleavened Bread{see Ex. 23:15; 34:18} unto the Lord; you shall eat unleavened bread seven days. {Ex. 12:15}

7.On the first day you shall have a holy convocation; you shall do no laboring work.

8.And you shall offer an offering made by fire to the Lord seven days. On the seventh day shall be a holy convocation; you shall do no laboring work.’”

9. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

10.“Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them, ‘When you have come in to the land that I am giving to you, and you reap its harvest, then you shall bring a sheaf from the first {Ex. 23:19; 34:26} of your harvest to the priest.

11.And he shall wave the sheaf before the Lord to be accepted for you; on the day following the sabbath the priest shall wave it.

12.And on the day that you wave the sheaf you shall offer a year-old lamb without blemish as a burnt offering to the Lord.

13.And its grain offering shall be two tenth-parts of fine flour mixed with oil, an offering made by fire to the Lord, a placating aroma, and its drink offering shall be wine, a fourth-part of a hin.

14.And you shall not eat bread, nor parched grain, nor fresh ears, until that same day, until you have brought the offering of your God; it is a statute forever for your generations in all your dwellings. {3:17}

15.And you shall count for yourselves from the day following the sabbath, from the day you bring the wave offering sheaf, seven sabbaths; they shall be complete.

16.Until the day following the seventh sabbath you shall count fifty days. Then you shall offer a new-grain offering to the Lord.

17.From your dwellings, you shall bring out two wave loaves. They shall be made from two tenth-parts of fine flour, baked with leaven, firstfruits to the Lord.

18.And with the bread, you shall offer seven year-old lambs without blemish, and a young bullock, and two rams; they shall be a burnt offering to the Lord, with their grain offering, and their drink offering, an offering made by fire, a placating aroma to the Lord.

19.And you make a sin offering with a male from the goats, and a sacrifice of peace offerings with two year-old lambs.

20.And the priest shall wave them with the bread of the firstfruits as a wave offering before the Lord with the two lambs; they shall be holy to the Lord for the priest.

21.And you shall proclaim that same day that it is a holy convocation for you. You shall do no laboring work; it is a statute forever in all your dwellings for your generations.

22.And when you reap a harvest from your land, you shall not completely reap the corners of your field in your reaping, and the gleaning of your harvest you shall not gather.’” {slightly different to Lev 19:9}

23. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

24.“Speak to the children of Israel, saying, ‘In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, it shall be a sabbath for you, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, {or, shouting} a holy convocation.

25.You shall do no laboring work, and you shall offer an offering made by fire to the Lord.’”

26. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

27.“Also, on the tenth day of that seventh month, it shall be a Day of Atonement; it shall be a holy convocation for you, and you shall afflict your souls, and you shall offer an offering made by fire to the Lord.

28.And you shall do no work that same day, for it is a Day of Atonement to make atonement for you before the Lord your God,

29.except that any soul that is not afflicted that same day shall even be cut off from his people.

30.And any soul that does any work on that same day, that soul will I destroy from the midst of his people.

31.You shall do no work; it is a statute forever for your generations in all your dwellings.

32.It shall be a sabbath for you, and you shall afflict your souls, from the ninth day of the month at twilight, from twilight to twilight you shall observe your sabbath.”

33. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

34.“Speak to the children of Israel, saying, ‘In the fifteenth day of the seventh month shall be a Feast of Booths, seven days unto the Lord.

35.On the first day shall be a holy convocation; you shall do no laboring work.

36.Seven days shall you offer and offering made by fire to the Lord. The eighth day shall be a holy convocation for you, and you shall offer an offering made by fire to the Lord. It is a solemn assembly; you shall do no laboring work.’

37.“These are the appointed times of the Lord which you shall proclaim; these are holy convocations, to offer an offering made by fire to the Lord, a burnt offering, and a grain offering, sacrifice, and drink offerings, each on its day,

38.besides the sabbaths of the Lord, and besides your gifts, and besides all your vows, and besides all your freewill offerings that you give to the Lord.

39.Furthermore, on the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you have gathered in the land’s harvest, you shall celebrate a feast of the Lord seven days; on the first day shall be a sabbath, and on the eighth day shall be a sabbath.

40.And on the first day you shall take for yourselves boughs of goodly trees, branches of palms, and branches of thick trees, and willows of the brook {difficult words, stayed traditional}, and you shall rejoice before the Lord your God seven days.

41.And you shall celebrate it as a feast to the Lord seven days in the year. It is a statute forever for your generations; you shall celebrate it in the seventh month.

42.You shall dwell in booths seven days. All native born in Israel shall dwell in booths,

43.so that your generations may know that I made the children of Israel dwell in booths when I brought them out from the land of Egypt; I am the Lord your God.”

44. And Moses declared the appointed times of the Lord to the children of Israel.

Leviticus 24

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2.“Command the children of Israel, that they bring pure, beaten olive oil to you for the light, so that each lamp {check Ex. 27:20 where we have the lamp} may burn continually.

3.Outside the veil of the testimony, within the tent of meeting, Aaron shall attend it continually {cmp Ex. 27:21} from evening until morning before the Lord; it is a statute forever for your generations.

4.For to the pure gold {as in Ex. 39:37; reconsider Ex. 31:8} menorah, he shall attend the lamps continually before the Lord.

5.And you shall take fine flour and bake twelve cakes with it; there shall be two tenth-parts in each cake.

6.And you shall set them in two rows, six in each row on the pure gold table {also in 2Chron 13:11} before the Lord.

7.And you shall put pure frankincense on the each row, that it may be on the bread as a memorial made by fire to the Lord. {?}

8.On each sabbath day continually, he shall set it in order before the Lord; it is an everlasting requirement {lit. covenant} from the children of Israel.

9.And it shall be for Aaron, and for his sons, and they shall eat it in the holy place, for it is most holy to him of the offerings of the Lord made by fire; it is a statute forever.”

10. And the son of an Israelite woman, (but he was the son of an Egyptian father,) went out among the children of Israel, and the son of the Israelite woman and an Israelite man fought {Ex. 2:13 fighting, Ex. 21:22 struggling} in the camp.

11. And the son of the Israelitish woman blasphemed the Name and cursed. And they brought him to Moses. (And his mother’s name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.)

12. And they put him in custody, that the word of the Lord might be declared to them.

13. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

14.“Bring him who cursed outside of the camp, and all who heard him shall lay their hands on his head, and then the whole congregation shall stone him.

15.And you shall speak to the children of Israel, saying, ‘Any man who curses his God shall also bear his sin.

16.And he that blasphemes the name Jehovah shall surely be put to death, and the whole congregation shall certainly stone him. For the stranger as for the native born, when he blasphemes the Name, he shall be put to death.

17.And if a man strikes downs a living man shall surely be put to death.

18.And he that kills a living beast shall make restitution, life for life.

19.And if a man causes a blemish in his neighbor, as he did, so shall it be done to him,

20.injury for injury, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he caused a blemish in the man, so one will be made in him.

21.And he that strikes down a beast shall make restitution for it, and he that strikes down a man shall be put to death.

22.There shall be one judgment for you. For the stranger it shall be as for the native born, for I am the Lord your God.”

23. And Moses spoke to the children of Israel, that they should bring the man who cursed outside the camp and stone him with stones. And the children of Israel did as the Lord commanded Moses.

Leviticus 25

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses at Mount Sinai, saying,

2.“Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them, ‘When you come into the land that I am giving to you, then shall the land rest as a sabbath to the Lord.

3.Six years shall you sow your field, and six years shall you prune your vineyard, and gather its produce.

4.But in the seventh year shall be a sabbath of rest for the land, a sabbath to the Lord: you shall neither sow your field, nor prune your vineyard.

5.You shall not harvest what grows of itself from your harvest, nor shall you gather the grapes of your untrimmed vineyards. It shall be a sabbath year of rest for the land.

6.And during the land’s sabbath there shall be food for you, for you, and for your servant, and for your maidservant, and for your hired servant, and for your strangers who sojourn with you.

7.and for your livestock, and for the beasts that are in your land: all its produce shall be for food.

8.“And you shall count for yourself seven sabbaths of years, seven years seven times, and the days of the seven sabbaths of years shall be forty-nine years.

9.And you shall cause a trumpet signal to pass throughout the land: in the seventh month on the tenth day of the month on the day of atonement you shall cause a trumpet to sound throughout all your land.

10.And you shall consecrate the fiftieth year, the whole year, and proclaim liberty throughout the land for all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you, and you shall return, each to his possession, and each of you shall return to his family.

11.This fiftieth year shall be a jubilee year for you. You shall not sow, neither shall you harvest what grows of itself in it, nor gather from its untrimmed vineyards.

12.For it is a jubilee: it shall be holy to you. You shall eat of the produce of the field.

13.In the year of this jubilee, you shall return each to his possession.

14.And if you sell anything to your neighbor, or buy anything from the hand of your neighbor, you shall not oppress one another.

15.In proportion to the number of years after the jubilee shall you buy from your neighbor, and in proportion to the number of years of production shall he sell to you.

16.According to the abundance of the years shall you increase its price, and according to the fewness of the years shall you reduce its price, for it is sold to you according to the number of years of production.

17.And each of you shall not oppress his neighbor, but shall fear your God, for I am the Lord your God.

18.You shall carry out my statutes and keep my judgments and do them, and then you will live safely upon the land.

19.And the land will yield its fruit, and you will eat your fill, and will live safely in it.

20.And if you shall say, ‘What will we eat in the seventh year? Behold, we will neither sow, nor gather our produce’,

21.then I will command my blessing for you in the sixth year, and it will bring forth the produce of three years.

22.And you shall sow in the eighth year, but you shall be eating of the old produce until the ninth year; until its fruits come in you shall be eating of the old.

23.And the land shall not be sold in perpetuity, seeing the land is mine; for you are strangers and sojourners with me.

24.And in all the land of your possession, you shall allow redemption of the land.

25.“If your brother becomes poor, and sells some of his possession, and his near kinsman comes as its redeemer, then he may redeem what his brother sold.

26.And if the man has no one who can redeem it, but he becomes able and attains the means for its redemption,

27.then let him reckon the years since its sale and return the balance to the man whom he sold it, and then return to his possession.

28.But if he cannot find the means to restore it to himself, then what was sold shall be in the hand of him who bought it until the year of the jubilee; then in the jubilee it shall go back and return to his possession.

29.And if a man sells a dwelling house in a walled city, then its redemption may occur until a whole year passes after its sale; its redemption may occur within that year.

30.But if it is not redeemed to him before a whole year is ended, then the house that is in the walled city shall remain its buyer’s in perpetuity for his generations; it shall not go back in the jubilee.

31.But houses in the villages that do not have a wall round about shall be reckoned as for fields of the country. You have the right of redemption, and they will go back in the jubilee.

32.But in the cities of the Levites, redemption of the houses of the cities of their possession by Levites may occur at any time.

33.And if any of the Levites redeem, then the house that was sold, and the city of its possession shall go back in the jubilee, for the houses of the cities of the Levites are their possession among the children of Israel. {awkward verse}

34.But the open land of their cities {Num 35} may not be sold, for it is their perpetual possession.

35.“And if your brother becomes poor, and he cannot support himself beside you, then you will support him, as a stranger or a sojourner, that he may live beside you.

36.Take no interest from him, or gain, but fear your God, that your brother may live beside you.

37.Do not give him your money to him for interest, nor give your food for increase.

38.I am the Lord your God, I, who brought you out from the land of Egypt, to give you Canaan’s land, to be your God.

39.“And if your brother with you becomes poor, and is sold to you, you shall not have him perform the work of a slave.

40.He shall be with you as a hired servant, or as a sojourner; he shall serve with you until the year of jubilee.

41.Then he shall go out from you, and his children with him, and he shall return to his family, and return to the possession of his fathers.

42.For they are my servants whom I brought out from the land of Egypt; they shall not be sold as a slave is sold.

43.You shall not rule him severely, but you shall fear your God.

44.Both your male and your female slaves that you have shall be of the nations that are round about you; from them shall you buy male and female slaves.

45.And also, you may buy from among the children of the strangers that dwell with you, and from their families that are with you which they have had in your land; they also are yours for a possession.

46.And you shall have them as an inheritance for your children after you, to inherit as a possession. You shall have them as slaves forever, but as for your brothers of the children of Israel, you shall not rule over him, one over his brother severely.

47.And if a stranger or a sojourner among you becomes well off, and your brother becomes poor with you and is sold to a stranger or sojourner with you, or to descendants of the stranger’s family,

48.after he is sold, he has the right of redemption; one of his brothers may redeem him.

49.Either his uncle, or his uncle’s son may redeem him, or a near relative from his family may redeem him, or if he become able then he may redeem himself.

50.And he shall reckon with him who bought him from the year he was bought by him until the year of the jubilee, and the money for his sale shall be according to the years, just as for the days of a hired servant shall it be for him.

51.If there are still many years, he shall pay back the price of his redemption according to them with the money from his purchase.

52.And if few years remain until the year of the jubilee, then he shall reckon with him; he shall pay back his redemption according to his years.

53.He shall be with him as a yearly hired servant; he shall not rule over him severely in your sight.

54.But if he is not redeemed in these ways, then he shall go back in the year of the jubilee, he, and his children with him.

55.For the children of Israel are my servants, they whom I brought out from the land of Egypt; I am the Lord your God.

Leviticus 26

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1.You shall not make idols for yourselves, nor shall you raise up for yourselves an image or pillar, nor shall you erect a carved stone in your land to bow down to it, because I am Jehovah, your God.

2.You shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary. I am Jehovah.

3.“If you walk in my statutes and observe my commandments and do them,

4.then I will give you your rains in their season, and the land will yield its produce, and the tree of the field will bear its fruit.

5.Your threshing season will last until the grape harvest, and grape harvest will last until seed-time. And you will eat your food to the full, and you will dwell safely in your land.

6.And I will establish peace in the land, and you will lie down and no one will make you afraid. And I will cause the harmful beast to cease from the land, and the sword will not pass through your land.

7.And you will pursue your enemies, and they will fall before you by the sword.

8.And five of you will pursue a hundred, and a hundred of you will pursue ten thousand, and your enemies will fall before you by the sword.

9.And I will turn to you, and I will make you fruitful, and I will multiply you, and I will establish my covenant with you.

10.And you will eat old harvest, long stored, and you will carry out the old harvest because of the new.

11.And I will put my tabernacle in your midst, and my soul will not abhor you.

12.And I will walk about in your midst, and I will be your God, and you will be my people.

13.I am Jehovah your God, who brought you out of the land of the Egyptians, delivering you from being their slaves, and I broke the bars of your yoke and enabled you to walk erect.

14.“But if you will not listen to me, and will not do all these commandments,

15.and if you refuse my statutes, and if your soul despises my judgments, so that you do not do all my commandments, so that you break my covenant,

16.I will also do this to you: I will appoint over you terror, with consumption, and with the fever, consuming the eyes and draining the life, and you will sow your seed in vain, for your enemies will eat it.

17. And I will set my face against you, and you will be struck down before your enemies, and those who hate you will rule over you, and you will flee when no one is pursuing you.

18.“And in spite of these things, if you will not listen to me, then I will again discipline you sevenfold for your sins.

19.And I will break to pieces the majesty of your strength, and I will make your skies like iron and your land like bronze.

20.And your strength will be spent in vain, and your land will not yield its produce, and the tree of the land will not bear its fruit.

21.And if you walk contrary to me, and will not listen to me, then I will add to you a sevenfold scourging, according to your sins.

22.And I will send against you beasts of the field, and they will bereave you, and they will kill your livestock, and they will diminish you, and your roads will be deserted.

23.And if by these things you are not turned to me, and you walk contrary to me,

24.then will I also walk contrary to you, and I will punish you yet sevenfold for your sins.

25.And I will bring a sword against you which will take vengeance, the vengeance of my covenant. And when you are gathered together in your cities, I will send a plague among you, and you will be given into the hand of the enemy.

26.When I have broken your staff of bread, ten women will bake your bread in one oven, and they will return your bread by weight, and you will eat, but you will not be satisfied.

27.“And if you will not listen to me in this, but walk contrary to me,

28.then I will walk contrary to you in fury, and I will punish you yet sevenfold for your sins.

29.And you will eat the flesh of your sons, and you will eat the flesh of your daughters.

30.And I will destroy your high places and cut down your sun pillars, and I will pile your corpses upon the corpses of your idols, and my soul will abhor you.

31.And I will make your cities a waste, and make your sacred places desolate, and I will not suffer the stench of your placating aromas.

32.And I, even I, will make the land desolate, and your enemies who settle in it will be appalled at it.

33.And I will scatter you among the nations, and I will draw out a sword after you, and your land will be a desolation, and your cities will be a waste.

34.Then will the land enjoy its sabbath years, all the days of its being desolate while you are in the land of your enemies; then, the land will rest and enjoy its sabbaths.

35.All the days of its being desolate, it will rest, because it did not rest on your sabbaths while you were living on it.

36.And as for those among you who are left alive, I will cause faintness to come into their hearts in the lands of their enemies, and the sound of a shaken leaf will put them to flight, and they will flee as fleeing from a sword, and they will fall, though no one pursues.

37.And they will stumble, each over his brother, as if before a sword, though none pursues. And you will have no power to stand before your enemies.

38.And you will perish among the nations, and the land of your enemies will devour you.

39.And they that are left of you will pine away in their iniquity in your enemies’ lands, and also in the iniquities of their fathers will they pine away with them.

40.But if they confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, in their treachery that they committed against me, and also that they walked contrary to me —

41.I also walked contrary to them and brought them into the land of their enemies. If then, their uncircumcised heart be humbled, and they then accept their punishment,

42.then I will remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and I will also remember my covenant with Abraham. And I will remember the land.

43.And the land will be abandoned by them, and without them, it will enjoy its sabbaths as it lies desolate. And they will accept their punishment because, even because they despised my judgments, and their soul abhorred my statutes.

44.Yet for all that, when they are in the land of their enemies, I will not reject them; neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly and to break my covenant with them, for I am the Lord their God.

45.But I will for their sakes remember the covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the heathen, that I might be their God. I am the Lord.”

46.These are the statutes, and the judgments, and the laws which the Lord made between Himself and the children of Israel at Mount Sinai by the hand of Moses.

Leviticus 27

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2.“Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them, ‘If a man makes a special vow, the souls shall be the Lord’s by your valuation. {???}

3.And your estimation of a male from twenty years up to sixty years, your estimation shall be fifty shekels of silver, according to the shekel of the sanctuary.

4.And if a female, then your estimation will be thirty shekels.

5.And if from five years up to twenty years, then your estimation shall be for a male twenty shekels, and for a female ten shekels.

6.And if from a month old up to five years, then your estimation shall be for a male five shekels of silver, and for a female your estimation shall be three shekels of silver.

7.And if from sixty years and up, if a male then your estimation shall be fifteen shekels, and for a female ten shekels.

8.But if he be poorer than your estimation, then he shall present himself before the priest, and the priest shall estimate his value. The priest shall value him according to the means of the one who vowed.

9.“And if it be a beast which they offer part of as an offering to the Lord, all of it that he gives to the Lord shall be holy.

10.He shall not alter it, nor shall he exchange it good for poor, or bad for good, and if he does exchange beast for beast, then it, and the beast exchanged for it shall be holy.

11.And if it be any unclean beast that they may not offer as an offering to the Lord, then he shall present the beast before the priest.

12.And the priest shall estimate its value, whether good or bad; according as you, the priest, values it so shall its value be.

13.But if he would rather redeem it, then he shall add a fifth part to your estimation.

14.And if a man consecrate his house to be holy to the Lord, then the priest shall estimate its value, whether good or bad; as the priest values it, so shall its value be fixed.

15.But if he who consecrated it redeems his house, the he shall add a fifth part of the money of your valuation to it; then it shall be his.

16.And if a man consecrate a field of his possession to the Lord, then your estimation shall be according to its sowing, at fifty shekels of silver per homer of barley.

17.If he consecrate his field from the year of the jubilee, according to your valuation its value will be fixed.

18.But if he consecrate his field after the jubilee, then the priest shall reckon the money to him according to the years that remain until the year of jubilee, and your estimation shall be diminished.

19.And if he that consecrated it would rather redeem it, then he shall add a fifth part of the money of your valuation to it, and it shall remain his.

20.And if he does not redeem the field, or if he sells the field to another man, it may no longer be redeemed,

21.and when the field goes back in the jubilee, it shall be holy to the Lord, as a devoted field; it shall be the priest’s possession.

22.And if a man consecrates to the Lord a field that he purchased, that is not of the fields of his possession,

23.then the priest shall reckon to him the amount of your valuation until the year of jubilee, and he shall give your estimation on that day as a holy thing to the Lord.

24.In the year of jubilee, the field shall return to him from whom it was purchased, to him whose land possession it was.

25.And all your estimation shall be according to the shekel of the sanctuary; twenty gerahs make a shekel.

26.However, the firstborn among beasts, born unto the Lord, no man shall sanctify it, whether ox, or sheep; it is the Lord’s.

27.And if it is of an unclean animal, then he shall redeem it according to your valuation, and he shall add a fifth part to it, but if it is not redeemed, then it shall be sold according to your estimation.

28.Only, no devoted thing that a man devotes to the Lord from all that he has, whether of man or beast, or of the field of his possession, shall be sold, and it shall not be redeemed; every devoted thing is most holy to the Lord.

29.No devoted thing that is devoted by man shall be redeemed; it shall surely be put to death.

30.And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land, or of the fruit of the tree is the Lord’s; it is holy to the Lord.

31.But if a man would rather redeem any of his tithe, he shall add a fifth part to it.

32.And all the tithe of the herd, or the flock, all that passes under the rod, the tenth part shall be holy to the Lord.

33.He shall not consider whether it is good or bad, nor exchange it, but if he does exchange it, then both it and its exchange shall be holy; it shall not be redeemed.”

34. These are the commandments that the Lord commanded Moses for the children of Israel at Mount Sinai.


Footnotes

[1] Unknown creature, traditionally a rabbit.

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