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The murmurers are excluded CHAP. XV. from the promised land live, saith the LORD, as ye have Canaanites are there before you, spoken in mine ears, so will I do to and ye shall fall by the sword: beyou:

cause ye are lurned away from the 29 Your carcasses shall fall in LORD, therefore the LORD will not this wilderness; and all that were be with you. numbered of you, according to 44 But they presumed to go up your whole number, from twenty unto the hill-top: nevertheless the years old and upward, which have ark of the covenant of the LORD, murmured against me.

and Moses, departed not out of the 30 Doubtless ye shall not come camp. into the land concerning which I 45 Then the Amalekites came kware to make you dwell therein, down, and the Canaanites which save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, dwelt in that hill, and smote them, and Joshua the son of Nun. and discomfited them, even unto

31 But your little ones, which ye Hormah. said should be a prey, them will i

CHAP. XV. bring in, and they shall know the The Law of sundry Offerings. land which ye have despised. AND the LORD spake unto Mo

32 But as for you, your carcasses, they shall fall in this wilderness. 2 Speak unto the children of

33 And your children shall wan- Israel, and say unto them, When der in the wilderness forty years, ye be come into the land of your and bear your whoredoms, until habitations, which I give unto your carcasses be wasted in the you, wilderness.

3 And will make an offering by 34 After the number of the days fire unto the LORD, a burnt-offerin which ye searched the land, ing, or a sacrifice in performing a even forty days (each day for a yow, or in a free-will-offering, or year) shall ye bear your iniquities, in your solemn feasts, to make a even forty years and ye shall know sweet savour onto the LORD, of my breach of promise.

the herd, or of the flock: 35 I the LORD have said, I will 4 Then shall he that offereth his surely do it unto all this evil con- offering unto the LORD bring a gregation, that are gathered toge- meat-offering of a tenth-deal of ther against me: in this wilderness four mingled with the fourth part they shall be consumed, and there of a hin of oil. they shall die.

5 And the fourth part of a hin of 36 And the men which Moses wine for a drink-offering shaụt thou sent to search the land, who re- prepare with the burnt-offering or turned, and made all the congre-sacrifice, for one lamb. gation to murmur against him, by 6 Or for a ram, thou shalt preparo bringing up a slander upon the for a meat-offering

two tenth-deals land,

of flour mingled with the third part 37 Even those men that did of a hin of oil. bring up the evil report upon the 7 And for a drink-offering thou and, died by the plague before the shalt offer

the third part of a hin LORD.

of wine, for a sweet savour unto 38 But Joshua the son of Nun, the LORD. and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, 8 And when thou preparest a bulwhich were of the men that went lock for a burnt-offering, or for a to search the land, lived still. sacrifice in performing a vow, or

39 And Moses told these sayings peace offerings unto the LORD: unto all the children of Israel: and 9 Then shall he bring with a bulthe people mourned greatly. lock a meat-offering of three tenth

40 11 And they rose up early in deals of flour mingled with half a the morning, and gat them up into hin of oil. the top of the mountain, saying, 10 And thou shalt bring for a Lo, we be here, and will go up drink-offering half a hin of wine, unto the place which the LORD for an offering made by fire, of a hath promised : for we have sin- sweet savoar unto the LORD ned.

11 Thus shall it be done for one 41 And Moses said, Wherefore bullock, or for one ram, or for a now do ye transgress the com- lamb, or a kid. mandment of the LORD ? but it 12 According to the number that shall not prosper.

ye shall prepare, so shall ye do to 42 Go not up, for the LORD is every one according to their numnot among you ; that ye be not ber. imitten before your enemies.

13 All that are born of the 43 For the Amalekites and the country shall do these things after

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Law of sundry offerings. NUMBERS, The sabbath breaker stoned. this manner, in offering an offering sojourneth among

them; seemade by fire, of a sweet savour ing all the people were in' ignounto the LORD.

rance. 14 And if a stranger sojourn with 27 And if any soul sin through you, or whosoever be among you ignorance, then he shall bring a in your generations, and will offer she-goat of the first year for a sinan offering made by fire, of a sweet offering. savour unto the LORD; as ye do, 28 And the priest shall make an so he shall do.

atonement for the soul that sinneth 15 One ordinance shall be both ignorantly, when he sinneth by for you of the congregation, and ignorance before the LORD, to also for the stranger that sojourn- make an atonement for him; and eth with you, an ordinance for it shall be forgiven him. ever in your generations: as ye 29 Ye shall

have one law for him are, so shall the stranger be before that sinneth through ignorance, the LORD.

both for him that is born among 16 One law and one manner shall the children of Israel, and for be for you, and for the stranger the stranger that sojourneth among that sojourneth with you.

them. 17 TT And the LORD spake unto 30 1 But the soul that doeth aught Moses, saying,

presumptuously, whether he be born 18 Speak unto the children of in the land, or a stranger, the same Israel, and say unto

them, When reproacheth the LORD ; and that ye come into the land whither I soul shall be cut off from among bring you,

his people. 19 Then it shall be, that when ye 31 Because he hath despised the eat of the bread of the land, ye word of the LORD, and hath broshall offer up a heave-offering unto ken his commandment, that soul the LORD.

shall utterly be cut off; his iniquity 20 Ye shall offer up a cake of the shall be upon him. first of your dough for a heave-of 32 1 And while the children of fering: as ve do the heave-offering Israel were in the wilderness, they of the threshing-floor, so shall ye found a man that gathered sticks heave it.

upon the sabbath-day. 21 Of the first of your dough ye 33 And they that found him shall give unto the LORD a heave- gathering sticks brought him unto offering in your generations. Moses and Aaron, and unto all the

22 T'And if ye have erred, and congregation. not observed all these command 34 And they put him in ward, ments which the LORD hath spoken because it was not declared what unto Moses,

should be done to him. 23 Even all that the LORD hath 35 And the LORD said unto Mocommanded you by the hand of ses, The man shall be surely put Moses, from the day that the LORD to death: all the congregation shall commanded Moses, and hence- stone him with stones without the forward among your genera-camp. tions ;

36 And all the congregation 24 Then it shall be, if aught be brought him without the camp, committed by ignorance without and stoned him with stones, and the knowledge of the congregation, he died; as the LORD commanded that all the congregation shall offer Moses. one young bullock for a burnt-of 37 ff And the LORD spake unto fering, for a sweet savour unto the Moses, saying, LORD, with his meat-offering, and 38 Speak unto the children of his drink-offering, according to the Israel, and bid them that they manner, and one kid of the goats make them fringes in the borders for a sin-offering.

of their garments throughout their 25 And the priest shall make an generations, and that they put upon atonement for all the

congregation the fringe of the borders à riband of the children of Israel, and it of blue: shall be forgiven them; for it is 39 And it shall be unto you for ignorance: and they shall bring a fringe, that ye may look upon their offering, a sacrifice made by it, and remember all the comfire unto the LORD, and their sin- mandments of the LORD, and do offering before the LORD, for their them; and that ye seek not after ignorance:

your own heart and your own 26 And it shall be forgiven all eyes, after which ye use to go a the congregation of the children whoring: of Israel, and the stranger that! 40 That ye may remember, and

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Korah and his company CHAP. XVI. bring incense before the Lord. do all my commandments, and be than and Abiram, the sons of Eliab holy unto your God.

which said, We will not come up. 41 I am the LORD your God, 13 Is it a small thing that thou which brought you out of the land hast brought us up out of a land of Egypt, to be your God: I am the that floweth with milk and honey, LORD your God.

to kill us in the wilderness, except CHAP. XVI.

thou make thyself altogether a The Rebellion of Korah, &c. prince over us? NOW Korah, the son

of Izhar, 14 Moreover, thou hast not the son of Kohath, the son of brought us into a land that floweth Levi; and Dathan and Abirum, with milk and honey, or given us the sons of Eliab; and On, the son inheritance of fields and vineyards : of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took wilt thou put out the eyes of these men ;

men ? we will not come up. 2 And they rose up before 15 And Moses was very wroth, Moses, with certain of the child- and said unto the Lord, Respect ren of Israel, two hundred and not thou their offering: I have not fifty princes of the assembly, fa- taken one ass from them, neither mous in the congregation, men of have I hurt one of them. renown:

16 And Moses said unto Korah, 3 And they gathered themselves Be thou and all thy company before together against Moses and against the LORD, thou, and they, and Aaron, and said unto them, Ye Aaron, to-morrow: take too much upon you, seeing all 17 And take every man his centhe congregation are holy, every ser, and put incense in them, and one of them, and the LORD is among bring , ye before the LORD every them: wherefore then lift ye up man his censer, two hundred and yourselves above the congregation fifty censers; thou also and Aaron of the Lord ?

each of you his censer. 4 And when Moses heard it, he 18 And they took every man his fell upon his face:

censer, and put fire in them, and 5 And he spake unto Korah and laid incense thereon, and stood in unto all his company, saying, Even the door of the tabernacle of to-morrow the LORD will shew the congregation with Moses and who are his, and who is holy; Aaron. and will cause him to come near 19 And Korah gathered all the unto him : even him whom he hath congregation against them unto chosen will be cause to come near the door of the tabernacle of the unto him.

congregation : and the glory of the 6 This do; Take you censers, LORD appeared unto all the conKorah, and all his company; gregation.

7 And put fire therein, and put 20 And the LORD spake unto Moincense in them before the LORD ses and unto Aaron, saying, to-morrow: and it shall be that the 21 Separate yourselves from man whom the LORD

doth among

this congregation, that choose, he shall be holy: ye take I may consume them in a motoo much upon you, ye sons of ment. Levi.

22 And they fell upon their faces, 8 And Moses said unto Korah, and said, O God, the God of the Hear, I pray you, ye sons of spirits of all flesh, shall one man Levi:

sin, and wilt thou be wroth with 9 Seemeth it but a small thing all the congregation ? unto you, that the God of Israel 23 11 And the LORD spake unto hath separated you from the con- Moses, saying, gregation of Israel,, to bring you 24 Speak unto the congregation, near to himself to do the service saying, Get you up from about the of the tabernacle of the LORD, and tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and to stand before the congregation to Abiram. minister unto them?

25 And Moses rose up, and went 10 And he hath brought thee unto Dathan and Abiram; and the near to him, and all thy brethren elders of Israel followed him. the sons of 'Levi with thee: and 26 And he spake unto the conseek ye the priesthood also ? gregation, saying, Depart, I pray

11 For which cause both thou you, from the tents of these wickand all thy company are gathered ed men, and touch nothing of together against the LORD: and theirs, lest ye be consumed in all what is Aaron, that ye murmurtheir sins. against him?

27 So they gat up from the taber 12 T Aud Moses sent to call Da-Inacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abi

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Destruction of Koroh, &c. NUMBERS, Aaron stayeth the plogut. ram, on every side: and Dathan, and as his company : as the LORD and Abiram came out, and stood said to him by the hand of Moses. in the door of their tents, and their 41 1 But on the morrow all the wives, and their sons, and their lit-congregation of the children of Istle children.

rael murmured against Moses and 28 And Moses said, Hereby ye against Aaron, saying, Ye have shall know that the LORD hath killed the people of the Lord. sent me to do all these works; for 42 And it came to pass when the

I have not done them of mine own congregation was gathered against mind.

Moses and against Aaron, that they 29 If these men die the common looked toward the tabernacle of death of all men, or if they be visit the congregation : and behold, the ed after the visitation of all men; cloud covered it, and the glory of then the LORD hath not sent the LORD appeared. me.

43 And Moses and Aaron came 30 But if the LORD make a new before the tabernacle of the conthing, and the earth open her gregation. mouth, and swallow them up, 4711 And the LORD spake unto with all that appertain unto them, Moses, saying, and they go down quick into the 45 Get you up from among this pit; then ye shall understand that congregation, that I may consume these men have provoked the them as in a moment. And they LORD.

fell upon their faces. 31 11 And it came to pass, as he 46 And Moses said unto Aaron, had made an end of speaking all Take a censer, and put fire therein these words, that the ground clave from off the altar, and put on inasunder that was under them: cense, and go quickly unto the con

32 And the earth opened her gregation, and make an atonement mouth, and swallowed them up, for them: for there is wrath gone and their houses, and all the men out from the LORD; the plague is that apperturned unto Korah, and begun. all their goods.

47 And Aaron took as Moses 33 Thoy, and all that appertain-commanded, and ran into the midst ed to them, went down alive into of the congregation; and behold, the pit, and the earth closed upon the plague was begun among the them and they perished from people:

and he put on incense, and among the congregation.

made an atonement for the peo34 And all Israel that were round ple. about them, fled at the cry of them: 48 And he stood between the for they said, Lest the earth swal-dead and the living; and the low us up also.

plague was stayed. 35 And there came out a fire from 49 Now they that died in the the LORD, and consumed the two plague were fourteen thousand hundred and fifty men that offered and seven hundred, besides them incense.

that died about the matter of 36 1 And the LORD spake unto Korah. Moses, saying,

50 And Aaron returned unto Mo37 Speak unto Eleazar the son of ses unto the door of the tabernacle Aaron the pricst, that he take up of the congregation: and the the censers out of the burning, and plague was stayed. scatter thou the fire yonder; for

CHẤP.XVI. they are hallowed.

Budding of Aaron's Rod. 38 The censers of these sinners against their own souls, let them AND the LORD spake unto Momake them broad plates for a co 2 Speak unto the children of Isvering of the altar: for they offered rael, and take of every one of them they are hallowed; and they shall their fathers, of all their princes be a sign unto the children of Isrucl. according to the house of their fa

39 And Eleazar the priest took thers, twelve rods: write thou the brazen censers, wherewith they every man's name upon his rod. that were burnt had offered; and 3 And thou shalt write Aaron's they were made broad plates for name upon the rod of Levi: for & covering of the altar:

one rod shall be for the head of the 40 To be a memorial unto the house of their fathers. children of Israel, that no stranger, 4 And thou shalt lay them up in which is not of the seed of Aaron, the tabernacle of the congregation como near to offer incense before before the testimony, where I will the LORD; that he be not as Korah, I moot with you.

His rod preserved. CHAP. XVIII. Priests' and Levites' charge

5 And it shall come to pass, that j and a stranger shall not come nigh the man's rod whom I shall choose unto you. shall blossom: and I will make to 5 And ye shall keep the charge cease from me the murmurings of of the sanctuary, and the charge of the children of Israel, whereby the altar; that there be no wrath they murmur against you.

any more upon the children of 6 And Moses spake unto the chil-Israel. dren of Israel, and every one of 6 And I, behold, I have taken their princes gave him a rod apiece, your brethren the Levites from for each prince one, according to among the children of Israel: to their fathers' houses, even twelve you they are given as a gift for the rods: and the rod of Aaron was LORD, to do the service of the taamong their rods.

bernacle of the congregation. 7 And Moses laid up the rods be 7 Therefore thou and thy sons fore the LORD in the tabernacle of with

thee shall keep your priest's witness.

office for every thing of the altar, 8 And it came to pass, that on and within the yail; and ye shall the morrow Moses went into the serve: I have given your priest's tabernacle of witness; and behold, office unto you as a service of gift: the rod of Aaron for the house of and the stranger that cometh nigh Levi was budded, and brought shall be put to death. forth buds, and bloomed blossoms, 8 11 And the LORD spake ụnto and yielded almonds.

Aaron, Behold, I also have given 9 And Moses brought out all the thee the charge of my heave-offer rods from before the LORD unto ings of all the hallowed things of all the children of Israel : and they the children of Israel ; unto thee looked, and took every man his have I given them by reason of the rod.

anointing, and to thy sons, by an 10 11 And the LORD said unto ordinance for ever. Moses, Bring Aaron's rod again 9 This shall be thine of the most before the testimony, to be kept for holy things reserved from the fire ; a token against the rebels; and thou every oblation of theirs, every shalt quite take away their mur-meat-offering of theirs, and every murings from me, that they die not. sin-offering of theirs, and every

11 And Moses did so: as the trespass-offering of theirs, which LORD commanded him, so did he, they shall render unto me, shall be

12 And the children of Israel most holy for thee and for thy sons. Epake unto Moses, saying, Behold, 10 In the most holy place shalt we die, we perish, we all perish.. thou eat it; every male shall eat it: 13 Whosoever cometh any

thing it shall be holy unto thee. • near unto the tabernacle of the

11 And this is thine; the heaveLORD shall die: shall we be con- offering of their gift, with all the gumed with dying?

wave-offerings of the children of CHAPCXVII.

Israel: I have given them unto i

The Priests' Charge. thee, and to thy song, and to thy

ND the LORD said unto Aaron, daughters with thee, by a statute father's house with thee, shall bear thy house shall eat of it. the iniquity of the sanctuary: and 12 All the best of the oil, and all thou and thy sons with thee shall the best of the wine and of the bear the iniquity of your priest-wheat, the first-fruits of them hood.

which they shall offer unto the 2 And thy brethren also of the LORD, them have I given thee. tribe of Levi, the tribe of thy father, 13 And whatsoever is first ripe bring thou with thee, that they may in the land, which they shall bring be joined unto thee, and minister unto the LORD, shall be thine unto thee: but thoị and thy sons every one that is clean in thy with thee shall minister before the house shall eat of it. tabernacle of witness.

14 Every thing devoted in Israel 3 And they shall keep thy charge, shall be thine. and the charge of all the taberna

15 Every thing that openeth the cle: only they shall not come nigh matrix in all Aesh, which they the vessels of the sanctuary and bring unto the LORD, whether it be the altar, that neither they, nor ye of men or beasts, shall be thine : also, die.

nevertheless, the first-born of man 4 'And they shaļl be joined unto shalt thou surely redeem, and the thee, and keep the charge of the firstling of unclean beasts shalt tabernacle of the congregation, for thou redeem. All the service of the tabernacle:

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