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LEVITICUS. Priests forbidden wirie. the altar, and poured out the blood at the 2 And there went out fire from the bottom of the altar :

Lord, and devoured them, and they died 10 But the fat, and the kidneys, and the before the LORD. caul above the liver of the sin-offering, he 3 Then Moses said unto Aaron, This burnt upon the altar; as the LORD com- is it that the LORD spake, saying, I will manded Moses.

be sanctified in them that come nigh me, 11 And the flesh and the hide he burnt and before all the people I will be gloriwith fire without the camp.

fied. And Aaron held his peace. 12 11 And he slew the burnt-offering ; 4 And Moses called Mishaeland Elzaand Aaron's sons presented unto him the phan, the sons of Uzziel the uncle of blood, which he sprinkled round about Aaron, and said unto them, Come near, upon the altar.

carry your brethren from before the sanc13 And they presented the burnt-offer- tuary out of the camp. ing unto him, with the pieces thereof, and 5 So they went near, and carried them the head: and he burnt them upon the al- in their coats out of the camp; as Moses tar.

had said. 14 And he did wash the inwards and 6 | And Moses said unto Aaron, and the legs, and burnt them upon the burnt- unto Eleazar and unto Ithamar, his sons, offering on the altar.

Uncover not your heads, neither rend 15 | And he brought the people's offer your clothes ; lest ye die, and lest wrath ing, and took the goat, which was the sin- come upon all the people: but let your offering for the people, and slew it, and brethren, the whole house of Israel, beoffered it for sin, as the first.

wail the burning whịch the Lord hath 16 And he brought the burnt-offering, kindled. and offered it according to the manner. 7 And ye shall not go out from the

17 And he brought the meat-offering, door of the tabernacle of the congregaand took an handful thereof, and burnt tion, lest ye die : for the anointing oil of it upon the altar, beside the burnt-sacri- the LORD is upon you. And they did fice of the morning:

according to the word of Moses. 18 He slew also the bullock and the ram 8 | And the LORD spake unto Aaron, for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, which saying, was for the people : and Aaron's sons 9 Do not drink wine nor strong drink, presented unto him the blood, which he thou, nor thy sons with thee, when ye go sprinkled upon the altar round about, into the tabernacle of the congregation,

19 And the fat of the bullock, and of lest ye die: it shall be a statute for ever the ram, the rump, and that which cov- throughout your generations: ereth the ingvards, and the kidneys, and 10 And that ye may put difference bethe caul above the liver:

tween holy and unholy, and between un20 And they put the fat upon the breasts, clean and clean ; and he burnt the fat upon the altar : 11 And that ye may teach the children

21 And the breasts and the right shoul- of Israel all the statutes which the LORD der Aaron waved for a wave-offering be- hath spoken unto them by the hand of fore the LORD; as Moses commanded. Moses.

22 And Aaron lifted up his hand to- 12 T And Moses spakcunto Aaron, and ward the people, and blessed them; and unto Eleazar and unto Ithamar, his sous came down from offering of the sin-offer- that were left, Take the meat-offering ing, and the burnt-offering, and peace- ! that remaineth of the offerings of the offerings

LORD made by fire, and eat it without 23s And Moses and Aaron went into the leaven beside the altar: for it is most holy: tabernacle of the congregation, and came 13 And ye shall eat it in the holy place, out, and blessed the people: and the glory because it is thy due, and thy sons due, of of the LORD appeared unto all the people. the sacrifices of the Lord made by fire:

24 | And there came a fire out from for so I am commanded. before the LORD, and consumed upon the 14 And the wave-breast and heavealtar the burnt-offering and the fat: which shoulder shall ye eat in a clean place; thou, when all the people saw, they shouted, and thy sons, and thy daughters with thee: and fell on their faces.

for they be thy due, and thy sons due, CHAP. X.

which are given out of the sacrifices of 1 Nadab and Abihu burnt. 8 The priests peace-offerings of the children of Israel. forbidden winc.

15 The heave-shoulder and the waveA Aarda, debok awidhet


. the his recent brede by fire hefy chocines, with the efferingen ser, and put fire therein, and put incense wave-offering before the Lord; and it thereon, and offered strange fire before shall be thine, and thy sons with thee, by the Lord, wþich he cominanded them a statute for ever; as the LORD hath con 11ot.


Of meats clean,


and unclean. 99 16 And Moses diligently sought the 13 | And these are they which ye shall goat of the sin-offering, and behold, it was have in abomination among the fowls; burnt: and he was angry with Eleazar they shall not be eaten, they are an abomand Ithamar, the sons of Aaron which ination: the cagle, and the ossifrage, and Ore left alive, saying,

the ospray, 17 Wherefore have ye not eaten the sin- 14 And the vulture, and the kite after offering in the holy place, seeing it is most his kind ; hoły, and God hath given it you to bear 15 Every raven after his kind; the iniquity of the congregation, to make 16 And the owl, and the night-hawk, and atonement for them before the LORD? the cuckoo, and the hawk after his kind,

18 Behold, the blood of it was not 17 And the little owl, and the cormobrought in within the holy place : ye rant, and the great owl, should indeed have eaten it in the holy 18 And the swan, and the pelican, and palace, as I commanded.

the gier-eagle, 19 And Aaron said unto Moses, Be- 19 And the stork, and the heron after hdd, this day have they offered their sin- her kind, and the lapwing, and the bat. offering, and their burnt-offering before 20 All fowls that creep, going upon all the LORD ; and such things have befallen | four, shall be an abomination unto you. me: and if I had eaten the sin-offering 21 Yet these may ye eat, of every flving to-day, should it have been accepted in creeping thing that goeth upon all four, the sight of the LORD?

which have legs above their feet, to leap 20 And when Moses heard that, he withal upon the earth; was content.

22 Even these of them ye may eat; the CHAP. XI.

locust after his kind, and the bald locust 1, 4 Of meats clean, 13 and unclean, after his kind, and the beetle after his A D Alarch, saying into them, ND the Lord spake unto Moses and kind, and the grasshopper after his kind.

23 But all other flying creeping things, Speak unto the children of Israel, say- which have four feet, shall be an abomiing, These are the beasts which yeshall eat nation unto you. among all the beasts that are on the earth. 24 And for these ye shall be unclean:

3 Whatsoever parteth the hoof, and is whosoever toucheth the carcass of them cloven-footed, and cheweth the cud among

shall be unclean until the even. the beasts, that shall ye eat.

25 And whosoever beareth aught of the 49 Nevertheless, these shall ye not eat, carcass of them shall wash his clothes, of them that chew the cud, or of them and be unclean until the even. that divide the hoof: as the camel, be- 26 The carcasses of every beast which cause he cheweth the cud, but divideth divideth the hoof, and is not cloven-footed, not the hoof; he is unclean unto you. nor cheweth the cud, are unclean unto

5 And the coney, because he cheweth you : every one that toucheth them shall the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is be unclean. unclean unto you.

27 And whatsoever goeth upon his 6 And the hare, because he cheweth | paws, among all manner of beasts that go the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is on all four, those are unclean unto you: unclean unto you.

whoso toucheth their carcass shall be un7 And the swine, though he divide the clean until the even. hoof, and be cloven-footed, yet he chew- 28 And he that beareth the carcass of eth not the cud; he is unclean to you.

them shall wash his clothes, and be unclean 8 Of their flesh shall ye not eat, and until the even : they are unclean unto you. their carcass shall ye not touch ; they are

29 These also shall be unclean unto unclean to you.

you among the creeping things that creep 9 These shall ye eat, of all that are in upon the earth ; the weasel, and the the waters: whatsoever hath fins and mouse, and the tortoise, after his kind, scales in the waters, in the seas, and in 30 And the ferret, and the chameleon, the rivers, them shall ye eat.

and the lizard, and the snail, and the mole. 10 And all that have not fins nor scales 31 These are unclean to you among all in the seas, and in the rivers, of all that that creep: whosoever doth touch them, more in the waters, and of any living when they be dead, shall be unclean until thing which is in the waters, they shall be the even. an abomination unto you:

32 And upon whatsoever any of them, 11 They shall be even an abomination when they are dead, doth fall, it shall be unto you: ye shall not eat of their flesh, | unclean ; whether it be any vessel of but ye shall have their carcasses in abom- wood, or raiment, or skin, or sack, wiratination.

soever vessel it be, wherein any work is 12 Whatsoever hath no fins por scales done, it must be put into water, and it in the waters, that shall be an abomination shall be unclean until the even ; so it shall urto sau.

be cleansed.

100 Creeping things are unclean. LEVITICUS. Women's purification, C.

33 And every earthen vessel, whereinto | ing, If a woman have conceived seed, and any of them falleth, whatsoever is in it born a man-child : then she shall be unshall be unclean; and ye shall break it. clean seven days; according to the days

34 Ofall meat which may be eaten, tha of the separation for her infirmity shall on which such water cometh shall be an- she be unclean. clean: and all drink that may be drunk 3 And in the eighth day the flesh of his in every such vessel, shall be unclean. foreskin shall be circumcised. 35 Andevery thing whereupon any part

4 And she shall then continue in the of their carcass falleth, shall be unclean; blood of her purifying three and thirty whether it be oven, or ranges for pots, days: she shall touch no hallowed thing, they shall be broken down : for they are nor come into the sanctuary, until the. unclean, and shall be unclean unto you. days of her purifying be fulfilled.'

36 Nevertheless, a fountain or pit, 5 But if she bear a maid-child, then wherein there is plenty of water, shall || she shall be unclean two weeks, as in her be clean: but that which toucheth their separation : and she shall continue in the carcass shall be unclean.

blood of her purifying threescore and six 37 And if any part of their carcass fal | days. upon any sowing-seed which is to be sown, Ő And when the days of her purifying it shall be clean.

are fulfilled, for a son, or for a daughter, 30 But if any water be put upon the she shall bring a lamb of the first year for seed, and any part of their carcass fall a burnt-offering, and a young pigeon, or thereon, it shall be unclean unto you. a turtlc-dove, for a sin-offering, unto the

39 And if any beast, of which ye may door of the tabernacle of the congregaeat, die; he that toucheth the carcass tion, unto the priest : thereof shall be unclean until the even. 7 Who shall offer it before the LORD,

40 And he that eateth of the carcass of and make an atonement for her; and she it shall wash his clothes, and be unclean shall be cleansed from the issue of her until the even ; he also that beareth the blood. This is the law for her that hath carcass of it shall wash his clothes and be born a male or a female. unclean until the even.

8 And if she be not able to bring a lamb, 41 And every creeping thing that creep- then she shall bring two turtles, or two eth upon the earth shall be an abomina- young pigeons; the one for the burnt-oftion; it shall not be eaten.

fering, and the other for a sin-offering: 42 Whatsoever goeth upon the belly, and the priest shall make an atonement and whatsoever goeth upon all four, or for her, and she shall be clean. whatsoever hath more feet among all

CHAP. XIII. creeping things that creep upon the earth,

Tokens to discern the leprosy. them ye shall not eat ; for they are an ND the LORD spake unto Moses and abomination.

Aaron, saying, 43 Ye shall not make yourselves abom- 2 When a man shall have in the skin of inable with any creeping thing that creep- his flesh a rising, a scab, or bright spot, eth, neither shall ye make yourselves un- and it be in the skin of his flesh like the clean with them, that ye should be defiled | plague of leprosy; then he shall be brought thereby.

unto Aaron the priest, or unto one of his 44 ForIamthe LORD your God: yeshall sons the priests : therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye shall 3. And the priest shall look on the plague be holy; for I am holy: neither shall ye in the skin of the flesh : and when the defileyourselves with any mannerofcreep- | hair in the plague is turned white, and ing thing that creepeth upon the earth. the plague in sight be deeper than the skin

45 For I am the LORD that bringeth of his flesh, it is a plague of leprosy: and you up out of the land of Egypt, to be the priest'shall look on him, and pronounce your God: ye shall therefore be holy, for him unclean. I am holy,

4 If the bright spot be white in the skin 46 This is the law of the beasts, and of of his flesh, and in sight be not deeper than the fowl, and of every living creature that the skin, and the hair thereof be not turnmoveth in the waters, and of every crea- ed white; then the priest shall shut up ture that creepeth upon the earth" ; him that hath the plague seven days:

47 To make a difference between the 5 And the priest shall look on him the unclean and the clean, and between the seventh day : and behold, if the plague beast that may be eaten and the beast in his sight be at a stay, and the plague that may not be eaten.

spread not in the skin; then the priest shall CHAP. XII.

shut him up seven days more: 1 Women's purification, 6 and offerings. 6 And the priest shall look on him again ND the LORD spake unto Moses, the seventh day: and behold, if the plague

be somewhat dark, and the plague spread 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, sayo '' got in the skin, the priest shall pronounce


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Tokens to discern the leprosy. CHAP. XIII. Laws and ordinanccs. 101 him clean: it is but a scab: and he shall 24 Or if there be any flesh, in the skin wash his clothes, and be clean.

whereof there is a hot burning, and the 7 But if the scab spread much abroad quick flesh that burneth have a white in the skin, after that he hath been seen bright spot, somewhat reddish, or white; of the priest for his cleansing, he shall be 25 Then the priest shall look upon it: seen of the priest again :

and behold, if the hair in the bright spot 8 Andif the priest see, that behold, the be turned white, and it be in sight deeper scab spreadeth in the skin, then the priest | than the skin: it is a leprosy broken out shall pronounce him unclean : it is a lep- of the burning : wherefore the priest shall rusy.

pronounce him unclean : it is the plague 9 When the plague of leprosy is in a of leprosy.. man, then he shall be brought unto the 26 But if the priest look on it, and bepriest :

hold, there be no white hair on the bright 10 And the priest shall see him: and spot, and it be no lower than the other behold, if the rising be white in the skin, skin, but be somewhat dark; then the and it have turned the hair white, and || priest shall shut him up seven days : ihere be quick raw flesh in the rising; 27 And the priest shall look upon him

11 It is an old leprosy in the skin of his the seventh day : and if it be spread much filesh, and the priest shall pronounce him abroad in the skin, then the priest shall unclean, and shall not shut him up : for || pronounce him unclean : it is the plague he is unclean.

of leprosy: 12 And if a leprosy break out abroad 28 And if the bright spot stay in his in the skin, and the leprosy cover all the place, and spread not in the skin, but it skin of him that hath the plague from his be somewhat dark; it is a rising of the head even to his foot, wheresoever the burning, and the priest shall pronounce priest looketh ;

him clean : for it is an inflammation of the 13 Then the priest shall consider: and burning. behold, if the leprosy have covered all 29 If a man or woman have a plague his flesh, he shall pronounce him clean upon the head or the beard ; that hath the plague : it is all turned 30 Then the priest shall see the plage: white; he is clean.

and behold, if it be in sight deeper than 14 E't when raw flesh appeareth in the skin, and there be in it a yellow thin him, he shall be unclean.

hair ; then the priest shall pronounce him 15 And the priestshall see the raw flesh, | unclean: it is a dry scall, even a leprosy and pronounce him to be unclean: for upon the head or beard. the raw flesh is unclean : it is a leprosy. 31 And if the priest look on the plague

16 Or if the raw flesh turn again, and of the scall, and behold, it be not in sight be changed into white, he shall come deeper than the skin, and that there is no unto the priest ;

black hair in it; then the priest shall shut 17. And the priest shall see him: and up him that hath the plague of the scall behold, if the plague be turned into white; seven days: then the priest shall pronounce him clean 32 And in the seventh day the priest that hath the plague: he is clean. shall look on the plague: and behold, if

18 The flesh also, in which, even in the the scall spread not, and there be in it no skin thereof, was a boil, and is healed, yellow hair, and the scall be not in sight

19 And in the place of the boil there deeper than the skin ; be a white rising, or a bright spot, white, 33 He shall be shaven, but the scall shall and somewhat reddish, and it be shewed he not shave; and the priest shall shut up to the priest;

him that hath the scall seven days more: 20 And if, when the priest seeth it, be- 34 And in the seventh day the priest hold, it be in sight lower than the skin, shall look on the scall: and behold, if the and the hair thereof be turned white ; || scall be not spread in the skin, nor be in the priest shall pronounce him unclean: sight deeper than the skin; then the priest it is a plague of leprosy broken out of shall pronounce him clean : and he shall the boil.

wash his clothes, and be clean. 21 But if the priest look on it, and be- 35 But if the scall spread much in the hed, there be no white hairs therein, and skin after his cleansing; if it be not lower than the skin, but be 36 Then the priest shall look on him : somewhat dark; then the priest shall and behold, if the scall be spread in the shot him up seven days :

skin, the priest shall not seek for yellow 22 And if it spread much abroad in the hair ; he is unclean, skin, then the priest shall pronounce him 37 But if the scall be in his sight at a unclean: it is a plague.

stay, and that there is black hair grown up 23 But if the bright spot stay in his therein ; the scall is healed, he is clean: place, and sprcad not, it is a burning

boil; and the priest shall pronounce him clean. and the priest shall pronounce him clean. 38 If a man also or a woman have in

102 Laws for leprosy.


Rites and sacrifices, the skin of their flesh bright spots, even colour, and the plague be not spread ; it white bright spots;

is unclean ; thou shalt burn it in the fire; 39 Then the priest shall look: and be- | it is fret inward, whether it be bare within hold, if the bright spots in the skin of their or without ficsh be darkish white; it is a freckled spot 56 And if the priest look, and behold, that groweth in the skin ; he is clean. the plague be somewhat dark after the

40 And the man whose hair is fallen off washing of it ; then he shall rend it out his head, he is bald ; yet is he cl:an. of the garment, or out of the skin, or out

41 And he that hath his hair fallen off of the warp, or out of the woof: from the part of his head toward his face, 57 And if it appear still in the garment, he is forehead-bald ; ict is he clean. either in the warp, or in the woof, or in

42 And if there be in the bald head, or any thing of skin; it is a spreading plague: bald forehead, a white reddish sore ; it is thou shalt burn that wherein the plague a leprosy sprung up in his bald head, or is with fire. his bald forehead.

58 And the garment, either warp, or 43 Then the priest shall look upon it : woof, or whatsoever thing of skin it be, and behold, if the rising of the sore be which thou shalt wash, if the plague be white reddish in his bald head, or in his departed from them, then it shall be washbald forehead, as the leprosy appeareth | ed the second time, and shall be clean. in the skin of the flesii ;

59 This is the law of the plague of lep44 He is a leprous inan, he is unclean: rosy in a garment of woollen or linen, the priest shali pronounce him utterly either in the warp or woof, or any thing unclean; his plagie is in his head. of skins, to pronounce it clean, or to pro

45 And the leper in whom the plague || nounce it unclean. is, his clothes shall be rent, and his head

CHAP. XIV. bare, and he shall put a covering upon his || 1 The rites and sacrifices in cleansing of npper lip, and shall cry, Unclean, unclean. the leper. 37 The signs of leprosy in an

46 All the days wherein the plague house. 48 The cleansing of that house. shall be in him he shall be defiled; he is

AND the Lord spake unto Moses, unclean: he shall dwell alone, without the camp shall his habitation be.

2 This shall be the law of the leper in 47 The garment also that the plague of the day of his cleansing : He shall be leprosy is in, whether it be a woollen gar- || brought unto the priest : ment, or a linen garment;

3 And the priest shall go forth out of 48 Whether it be in the warp, or woof, the camp: and the priest shall look, and of linen, or of woollen : whether in a skin, behold, if the plague of leprosy be healed or in any thing made of skin: •

in the leper; 49 And if the plague be greenish or red- 4 Then shall the priest command to dish in the garment, or in the skin, either | take for him that is to be cleansed two in the warp, or in the woof, or in any birds alive, and clean, and cedar wood, thing of skin ; it is a plague of leprosy, and scarlet, and hyssop. ard shall be shewed unto the priest : 5 And the priest shall command that

50 And the priest shall look upon the one of the birds be killed in an earthen plague, and shut up it that hath the plague | vessel, over running water. seven days :

6 As for the living bird, he shall take 51 And he shall look on the plague on it, and the cedar wood, and the scarlet, the seventh day: if the plague be spread and the hyssop, and shall dip them, and in the garment, either in the warp, or in the living bird, in the blood of the bird the woof, or in a skin, or in any work that was killed over the running water. that is made of skin; the plague is a fret- 7 And he shall sprinkle upon him that ting leprosy; it is unclean.

is to be cleansed from the leprosy seven 52 He shall therefore burn that gar- times, and shall pronounce him clean, ment, whether warp or woof, in woollen | and shall let the living bird loose into the or in linen, or any thing of skin, wherein open field. the plague is : for it is a fretting leprosy ; 8 And he that is to be cleansed shall it shall be burnt in the fire.

wash his clothes, and shave off all his hair, 53 And if the priest shall look, and be- and wash himself in water, that he may hold, the plague be not spread in the gar- || be clean: and after that he shall come ment, either in the warp, or in the woof, || into the camp, and shall tariy abroad out or in any thing of skin ;

of his tent seven days. 54 Then the priest shall command that 9 But it shall be on the seventh day, they wash the thing wherein the plagueis, that he shall shave all his hair offhis head, and he shall shut it up seven days more : and his beard, and his eye-brows, even al

55 And the priest shall look on the his hair he shall shave off; and he shall plague after that it is washed ; and be- || wash his clothes, also he shall wash his hold, is the plague liave vot changed his l flesh in water, and he shall be clean.

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