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The Israelites pass through the Red sea. CHAP. XV.

The Egyptians drowned. said, Why have we done this, that we have let| 26 | And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch Israel go from serving us ?

out thy hand over the sea, that the waters may 6 And he made ready his chariot, and took his come again upon the Egyptians, upon their chapeople with him:

riots, and upon their horsemen. 7 And he took six hundred chosen chariots, 27 And Moses stretched forth his hand over the and all the chariots of Egypt, and captains over sea, and the sea returned to his strength when every one of them.

the morning appeared; and the Egyptians fled 8 And the Lord hardened the heart of Pharaoh against it; and the Lord overthrew the Egypking of Egypt, and he pursued after the children tians in the midst of the sea. of Israel: and the children of Israel went out 28 And the waters returned, and covered the with a high hand.

chariots, and the horsemen, and all the host of 9 But the Egyptians pursued after them (all the Pharaoh that came into the sea after thein. horses and chariots of Pharaoh, and his horse- there remained not so much as one of them. men, and his army) and overtook them encamp-.29 Butthechildren of Israel walked upon dry land ing by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, before Baal- in the midst of the sea; and the waters were a wall zeplion.

unto them on their right hand, and on their left. 10 11 And when Pharaoh drew nigh, the chil-i 30 Thus the Lord saved Israel that day out of dren of Israel lifted up their eyes, and behold, the the hand of the Egyptians: and Israel saw the Egyptians marched after them; and they were Egyptians dead upon the sea-shore. sore afraid: and the children of Israel cried out 31 And Israel saw that great work which the unto the LORD.

Lord did upon the Egyptians : and the people 11 And they said unto Moses, Because there were feared the Lord, and believed the Lord, and no graves in Egypt, hast thou taken us away to his servant Moses. die in the wilderness? Wherefore hast thou dealt

CHAP. XV. thus with us, to carry us forth out of Egypt ?

The song of Moses. a les matinis the word that we dide tell thee in This

cang Moses and the chi 'dren of Israel the Egyptians ?. For it had been better for us to I will sing unto the LORD, for he hath triumphserve the Egyptians, than that we should die in ed gloriously; the horse and his rider hath he the wilderness.

thrown into the sea. 13 ST And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye 2 The LORD is my strength and song, and he is not, stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, become my salvation : he is my God, and I will which he will shew to you to-day: for the Egyp- prepare him a habitation ; my father's God, and tians whom ye have seen to-day, ye shall see I will exalt him. them again no more for ever.

3 The Lord is a man of war: the LORD is his 14 The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall name. Jiold your peace.

4 Pharaoh's cbariots and his bost hath he cast 15 11 And the LORD said unto Moses, Wherefore into the sea: his chosen captains also are drown criest thou unto me? Speak unto the children ed in the Red sea. of Israel, that they go forward :

5 The depths have covered them: they sank 16 But lift thou up thy rod, and stretch out thy into the bottom as a stone. hand over the sea, and divide it: and the chil- 6 Thy right hand, O LORD, is become glorious dren of Israel sball go on dry ground through the in power: thy right hand, O'LORD, hath dashed inidst of the sea.

in pieces the enemy. 17 And I, behold, I will harden the hearts of 7 And in the greatness of thine excellency whou the Egyptians, and they shall follow them: and hast overthrown them that rose up against thee: I will get me honour upon Pharaoh, and upon all thou sentest forth thy wrath, which consumed his host, upon his chariots, and upon his horsemen. them as stubble.

18 11 And the Egyptians shall know that I am the 8 And with the blast of thy nostrils the waters Lord, when I have gotten me hunour upon Pha- were gathered together, the floods stood upright raoh, upon his chariots, and upon his horsemen. as it heap, and the depths were congealed in the

19 ! And the angel of God which went before heart of the sea. the camp of Israel, removed, and went behind 9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overthem; and the pillar of the cloud went from be- take, I will divide the spoil: my lust shall be fore their face, and stood behind them : satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, iny

20 And it came between the camp of the Egyp- hand shall destroy them. tians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud 10 Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea coverand darkness to them, but it gave light by nighted them : they sank as lead in the mighty waters. to these : so that the one came not near the other 11 Who is like unto thee, O LORD, among the all the night.

gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, A And Moses stretched out his hand over the fearful in praises, doing wonders ? sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by 12 Thou stretchedst out thy right hand, the a strong east wind all that night, and made the earth swallowed them. sea dry land, and the waters were divided. 13 Thou in thy mercy hast led forth the people

22 And the children of Israel went into the which thou hast redeemed: thou hast guided them inidst of the sea upon the dry ground: and the in thy strength unto thy holy habitation. waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, 14 The people shall hear, and be afraid : sorrow and on their left.

shall take hold on the inhabitants of Palestina. 23 1 And the Egyptians pursued, and went in 15 Then the dukes of Edom shall be amazed : after them, to the midst of the sca, even all Pha- the mighty men, of Moab, trembling shall take raoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen. hold upon them; all the inhabitants of Canaan

24 And it came to pass, that in the morning- shall melt away. watch the LORD looked unto the host of the 16 Fear and dread shall fall upon them; by the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the greatness of thine arın they shall be as still as a cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians, stone; till thy people pass over, O LORD, till the 25 And took off their chariot-wheels, that they people pass over, which thou hast purchased. drave them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, 17 Thou shalt bring them in, and piant them in Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD the mountain of thine inheritance, in the place, oghteth for them against the Egyptians, TO LORD, which thou hast made for thee to dweli Tke waters at Marah sweetened. EXODUS.

Quails and manna sent. in; in the sanctuary, O LORD, which thy hands near before the LORD: for he hath heard your have established.

murmurings. 18 The Lord shall reign for ever and ever. 10 And it came to pass, as Aaron spake unto the

19 For the horse of Pharaoh went in with his whole congregation of the children of Israel, that chariots and with his horsemen into the sea, and they looked toward the wilderness, and behold, the LORD brought again the waters of the sea the glory of the Lord appeared in the cloud. upon them: but the children of Israel went on 11 T And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, dry land in the midst of the sea.

12 I have heard the murmurings of the children 20 1 And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of of Israel ; speak unto them, saying, At even ye Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand;

and all the wo- shall eat flesh, and in the morning ye shall be men went out after her, with timbrels, and with filled with bread: and ye shall know that I am dances.

the LORD your God. 21 And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the 13 And it came to pass, that at even the quails LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously: the came up, and covered the camp: and in the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea. morning the dew lay round about the host.

22 So Moses brought Israel from the Red sea, 14 And when the dew that lay was gone up, beand they went out into the wilderness of Shur; hold, upon the face of the wilderness there lay a and they went three days in the wilderness, and small round thing, as small as the hoar frost on found no water.

the ground: 23 IT And when they came to Marah, they could 15 And when the children of Israel saw it, they not drink of the waters of Marah; for they were said one to another, It is manna : for they wist bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah. not what it was. And Moses said unto them, This

24 And the people murmured against Moses, is the bread which the Lord hath given you to eat. saying, What shall we drink?

| 16 | This is the thing which the Lord hath 23 And he cried unto the Lord; and the LORD commanded, Gather of it every man according, shewed him a tree, which when he had cast into to his eating: an omer for every man according the waters, the waters were made sweet : there to the number of your persons, take ye every he made for them a statute and an ordinance, man for them which are in his tents. and there he proved them,

17 And the children of Israel did so, and gath26 And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to ered, some more, some less. the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that 18 And when they did inete it with an omer, which is right in his sight, and wilt give car to he that gathered much had nothing over, and he his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I that gathered little had no lack: they gathered will put none of these diseases upon thee, which every man according to his eating. I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the 19 And Moses said, Let no man leave of it till LORD that healeth thee.

the morning. 27 And they came to Elim, where were twelve 20 Notwithstanding, they hearkened not unto wells of water, and threescore and ten palm- Moses; but some of them left of it until the trees: and they encamped there by the waters. morning, and it bred worms, and stank : and MoCHAP. XVI.

ses was wroth with them. The Israelites murmur.

21 And they gathered it every morning, every AND they took their journey from. Elim, and wanca chordingelleis eating: and when the sun came unto the wilderness of Sin, which is be- 22 1 And it came to pass, that on the sixth day tween Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the they gathered twice as much bread, two omers second month after their departing out of the for one man : and all the rulers of the congreland of Egypt.

gation came and told Moses. 2 And the whole congregation of the children of 23 And he said unto them, This is that which Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the LORD hath said, To-morrow is the rest of the wilderness :

the holy sabbath unto the LORD: bake that which 3 And the children of Israel said unto them, ye will bake to-day, and seethe that ye will Would to God we had died by the hand of the seethe; and that which remaineth over, lay up Lord in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the for you to be kept until the morning. flesh-pots, and wnen we did eat bread to the full: 24 And they laid it up till the morning, as Mofor ye have brought us forth into this wilderness, ses bade : and it did not stink, neither

was there to kill this whole assembly with hunger. any worm therein. 4 1 Then said the Lord unto Moses, Behold, I 25 And Moses said, Eat that to-day; for to-day will rain bread from heaven for you; and the is a sabbath unto the LORD; to-day ye shall not people shall go out and gather a certain rate find it in the field. every day, that I may prove them, whether they 26 Sixdays ye shallgather it; buton the seventh will walk in my law, or no.

day, which is the sabbath, in it there shall be none. 5 And it shall come to pass, that on the sixth day 27 11 And it came to pass, that there went out they shall prepare that which they bring in; and some of the people on the seventh day for to it shall be twice as much as they gather daily. gather, and they found none. 6 And Moses and Aaron said unto all the chil- 28 And the LORD said unto Moses, How long re dren of Israel, Ateven, then ye shall know that the fuse ye to keep my commandments and my laws ? Lord hath brought you out from the land of Egypt: 29 See, for that the Lord hath given you the 7 And in the morning, then ye shall see the sabbath, therefore he giveth you on the sixth day glory of the LORD: for that he heareth your the bread of two days: abide ye every man in murmurings against the LORD : And what are his place, let no man go out of his place

on the we, that ye murmur against us?

8 And Moses said, This shall be when the LORD 30 So the people rested on the seventh day. shall give you in the evening flesh to eat, and in 31 And the house of Israel called the name therethe morning bread to the full; for that the LORD of Manna: and it was like coriander-seed, white; heareth your murinurings which ye murmur and the taste of it was like wafers made with against him: And what are we? your murmur-honey. ings are not against us, but against the LORD. 32 † And Moses said, This is the thing which the 97 And Moses spake unto Aaron, Say unto all LORD commandeth, Fill an omer of it to be kept for the eongregation of the children of Israel, Come your generations; that they may see the bread


Amckk is overcome.


Jethro's advice to Mosca wherewith I have fed you in the wilderness, when 2 Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Zip I brought you forth from the land of Egypt. porah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her back, 33 And Moses said unto Aaron, Take a pot, and 3 And her two sons ; of which the name of the put an omer full of inanna therein, and lay it up one was Gershom; (for he said, I have been an before the LORD, to be kept for your generations. alien in a strange land :) 31 As the LORD commanded Moses, so Aaron 4 And the name of the other was Eliezer ; (for laid it up before the Testimony, to be kept. the God of my father, said he, was my help, and

35 And the children of Israel did eat manna for- delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh :) ty years, until they came to a land inhabited : 5 And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, came with they did eat manna, until they came unto the his sons and his wife unto Moses into the wilderborders of the land of Canaan.

ness, where he encamped at the mount of God: 36 Now an omer is the tenth part of an ephah. 6 And he said unto Moses, I thy father-in-law CHAP. XVII.

Jethro am come unto thee, and thy wife, and Water miraculously supplied.

her two sons with her. Israel journeyed from the wilderness of Sin, law, and did obeisance, and kissed him: and

, after their journeys, according to the cominand- they asked each other of their welfare: and inent of the LORD, and pitched in Rephidim : they came into the tent. and there was no water for the people to drirk. 8 And Moses told his father-in-law all that the

2 Wherefore the people did chide with Moses, Lord had done unto Pharaoh, and to the Egyp and said, Give us water that we may drink. tians for Israel's sake, and all the travail that And Moses said unto them, Why chide ye with had come upon them by the way, and how the me? wherefore do ye tempt the LORD ?

Lord delivered them. 3 And the people thirsted there for water; and 9 And Jethro rejoiced for all the goodness the people murmured against Moses, and said, which the LORD had done to Israel, whom he Wherefore is this that thou hast brought us up had delivered out of the hand of the Egyptians. out of Egypt to kill us and our children and our 10 And Jethro said, Blessed be the Lord, who cattle with thirst?

hath delivered you out of the hand of the Egyp 4 And Moses cried unto the Lord, saying, What tians, and out of the hand of Pharaoh, who hath shall I do unto this people ? they be alınost ready delivered the people from under the hand of the to stone me.

Egyptians. 5 And the LORD said unto Moses, Go on before Il Now I know that the Lord is greater than the people, and take with thee of the elders of all gods: for in the thing wherein they dealt Israel : and thy rod, wherewith thou smotest proudly, he was above them. the river, take in thine hand, and go.

12 And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took a 6 Behold, I will stand before thee there upon burnt-offering and sacrifices for God: and Aaron the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt sinite the came, and all the elders of Israel to cat bread rock, and there shall come water out of it, that with Moses' father-in-law before God. the people may drink. And Moses did so in the 13 11 And it came to pass on the morrow, that sight of the elders of Israel.

Mosessat to judge the people: and the people stood 1 And he called the name of the place Massah, by Moses from the morning unto the evening. and Meribah, because of the chiding of the chil- 14 And when Moses' father-in-law saw all that dren of Israel, and because they tempted the LORD, he did to the people, he said, What is this thpny saying, Is the LORD among us, or not ? that thou doest to the people? Why sittest thou

8 ? Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel thyself alone, and all the people stand by thee in Rephidim.

from morning unto even? 9 And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out 15 And Moses said unto his father-in-law, Bemen, and go out, fight with Amalek : to-morrow cause the people come unto me to inquire of God: I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of 16 When they have a matter, they come unto me, God in my hand.

and I judge between one and another, and I do 10 So Joshua did as Moses had said to him, and make thein know the statutes of God, and hislaws. fought with Amalek : and Moses, Aaron, and 17 And Moses' father in-law said unto him, TIur, went up to the top of the hill.'

The thing that thou doest is not good. 11 And it came to pass, when Moses held up his 18 Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and hand, that Israel prevailed: and when he let this people that is with thee: for this thing is down his hand, Amalek prevailed.

too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform 12 But Moses' hands were heavy; and they took it thyself alone. a stone, and put it under bim, and he sat there- 19 Hearken now unto my voice, I will give thee on: and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the counsel, and God shall be with thee: Be thou for one on the one side, and the other on the other the people to God-ward, that thou mayest bring side ; and his hands were steady until the going the causes unto God: down of the sun.

20 And thou shalt teach them ordinances and 13 And Joshua discomfited Amalek and his laws, and shalt shew them the way wherein they pcople with the edge of the sword.

inust walk, and the work that they must do. 14 And the Lord said unto Moses, Write this 21 Moreover, thou shall provide out of all the for a memorial in a book, and rehearse it in the people, able men, such as fear God, men of ears of Joshua : for I will utterly put out the re-truth, hating covetousness; and place such over neembrance of Amalek from under heaven. them to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of

15 T And Moses built an altar, and called the hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens: Rame of it JEHOVAH-nissi :

22 And let them judge the people at all sea16 For he said, Because the LORD hath sworn sons: and it shall be, that every great matter that the LORD icill have war with Amalek from they shall bring unto thee, but every small matgeneration to generation.

ter they shall judge: so shall it be easier for thyCHAP. XVIII.

self, and they shall bear the burden with thee. Moses entertaineth Jethro.

23 If thou shalt do this thing, and God command

of /to , father-in-law, heard of all that God had this people shall also go to their place in peace. done for Moses, and for Israel his people, and 24 So Moses hearkened to the voice of hie father that the LORD had brought Israel out of Egypt: in-law, and did all that he had said.

God's message to the people.


The descent of God on the mount 25 And Moses chose able men out of all Israel, 20 And the LORD came down upon mount Sinai, and made them heads over the people, rulers of on the top of the mount: and the LORD called thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, Moses up to the top of the mount; and Moses and rulers of tens.

went up: 26 And they judged the people at all seasons : 21 And the LORD said unto Moses, Go down, the hard causes they brought unto Moses, but charge the people, lest they break through unto every small matter they judged themselves. the Lord to gaze, and many of them perish.

27 And Moses let his father-in-law depart: and 22 And let the priests also which come near to he went his way into his own land.

the LORD, sanctify themselves, lest the LORD CHAP. XIX.

break forth upon them. The Israelites come to Sinai.

23 Ana Moses said unto the LORD, The people X the third month, when the children of Israel cannot come up to mount Sinai: for thou charg. I , sune day came they into the wilderness of Sinai. sanctify it.

2 For they were departed from Rephidim, and 24 And the Lord said unto him, Away, get thee were come to the desertof Sinai, and

had pitched down, and thou shalt come up, thou, and Aaron in the wilderness; and there Israel encamped with thee: but let not the priests and the people before the mount.

break through, to come up unto the LORD, lest 31 Aud Moses went up unto God, and the he break forth upon them. LORD called unto him out of the mountain, say- 25 So Moses went down unto the people, and ing, Thus shalt thou say to the house of Jacob, spake unto them. and tell the children of Israel ;

CHAP. XX. 4 Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians, The ten commandinents given. and how I bare you on eagles' wings, and brought AND God the LORD

thy God, which have you unto myself. 5 Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice in- brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the deed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a house of bondage. peculiar treasure unto me above all people : 3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me. for all the earth is mine:

4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven 6 And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, image, or any likeness of any thing that is in and a holy nation. These are the words which heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel. that is in the water under the earth :

Í ! And Moses came and called for the elders or 5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor the people, and laid before their faces all these serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous words which the LORD commanded him. God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the

8. And all the people answered together, and children unto the third and fourth generation of said, All that the LORD hath spoken we will do. them that hate me; And Moses returned the words of the people 6 And shewing mercy unto thousands of them uuto the LORD.

that love me, and keep my commandments. 9 And the Lord said unto Moses, Lo, 'I come 7 Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD unto thee in a thick cloud, thać the people may thy God in vain : for the LORD will not hold hear when I speak with thee, and believe thee him guiltless that taketh his name in vain. for ever. And Moses told the words of the peo-i 8 Remember the sabbath-day to keep it holy. ple unto the LORD.

9 Sixdays shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: 10 iT And the LORD said unto Moses, Go unto 10 But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD the people, and sanctify them to-day and to-mor- thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, row, and let them wash their clothes,

nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy man-servant, 11 And be ready against the third day: for the nor thy maid-servant, nor thy cattle, nor thy third day the LORD will come down in the sight of stranger that is within thy gates : all the people upon inount Sinai.

11 For in six days the LORD made heaven and 12 1 Ånd thou shalt set bounds unto the people earth, the sea and all that in them is, and rested round about, saying, Take heed to yourselves, the seventh day: wherefore the Lord blessed that ye go not up into the mount, or touch the bor- the sabbath-day, and hallowed it. der of it: whosoever toucheth' the mount shall 12 Honour thy father and thy mother; that thy be surely put to death:

days may be long upon the land which the LORD 13 There shall not a hand touch it, but he shall thy God giveth thee. surely be stoned or shot through : whether it be 13 Thou shalt not kill. beast or man, it shall not live: when the trumpet 14 Thou shalt not commit adultery. soundeth long, they shall come up to the mount. 15 Thou shalt not steal.

14-And Moses went down from the mount unto 16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against the people, and sanctified the people; and they thy neighbour. washed their clothes.

17 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, 15 And he said unto thc people, Be ready thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor against the third day: come not at your wives. his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox

16 11 And it came to pass on the third day in nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's. the morning, that there were thunders and light-| 18 | And all the people saw the thunderings, nings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, voice of the trumpet exceeding loud; so that all and the mountain smoking: and when tire peothe people that was in the camp trembled. ple saw it, they removed, and stood afar off.

17 And Moses brought forth the people out of 19 And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with the camp to meet with God; and they stood at us, and we will hear: but let not God speak the nether part of the mount.

with us, lest we die. 18 And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke, 20 And Moses said unto the people, Fear not: for because the Lord descended upon it in fire: and God is come to prove you, and that his fear may the smoke thereof ascended as the smoke of a be before your faces, that ye sin not. furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly. 21 And the people stood afar off, and Moses

19 And when the voice of the trumpet sounded drew near unto the thick darkness where God was. long, and waxed louder and louder, Moser spake, 22 And the LORD said unto Moses, Thus thou and God answered him by a voice.

shalt say unto the children of Israel; Ve have

Didero Laws,

and ordinances seen that I have talked with you from hcaven. 23 And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt

23 Ye shall not make with me gods of silver, give life for life, neither shall ye make unto you gods of gold. 24 Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand,

24 11 An altar of earth thou shalt make unto foot for foot, me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt-offer. 25 Burning for burning, wound for wound, ings, and thy peace-offerings, thy sheep, and thine stripe for stripe. oxen: in all places where I record my name 1 26 And if a man smite the eye of his servant, will come unto thee, and I will bless thee. or the eye of his maid, that it perish; he shali

25 And if thou wilt make me an altar of stone, let him go free for his eye's sake. thou shalt not build it of hewn stone, for if thou 27 And if he smite out his man-servant's tooth. lift up thy tool upon it, thou hast polluted it. or his maid-servant's tooth; he shall let him gu

26 Neither shalt thou go up by steps unto mine al- free for his tooth's sake. tar, that thy nakedness be not discovered thereon. 28 1 If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they CHAP. XXI.

die: then the ox shall be sorely stoned, and his Laws for servants, c.

flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox Nithes before the judgments which thou shall be quit.

29 But it the ox were wont to push with liis 2 Jf thou buy a Hebrew servant, six years he horn in time past, and it hath been testified to his shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out owner, and he hath not kept him in, but that he free for nothing.

hath killed a man or a woman; the ox shall be 3 If he came in by himself, he shall go out by stoned, and his owner

also shall be put to death. himself: if he were married, then his wife shall 30 If there be laid on him a sum of money, then go out with him.

he shall give for the ransom of his life whatso4 If his master have given him a wife, and she ever is laid upon him. have borne him sons or daughters, the wife and 31 Whether he have gored a son, or have gored her children shall be her master's, and he shall a daughter, according to this judgment shall it go out by himself.

be done unto him. 5 11 And if the servant shall plainly say, I love 32 If the ox shall push a man-servant, or maidiny master, my wife, and my children; I will servant; lie shall give unto their master thirty not go out free:

shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned. 6 Then his master shall bring him unto the judges: 33 11 And if a man shall open a pit, or if a man heshall also bring him to the door, orunto the door-shall dig a pit, and not cover it, and an ox or an post : and his master shall bore his ear through ass fall therein; with an awl; and he shall serve him for ever. 34 The owner of the pit shall make it good,

71 And if a man sell his daughter to be a maid-ser- and give money unto the owner of them; and vant, she shall not go out as the men-servants do. the dead beast sball be his.

8 Ifshe please not her master, who hath betrothed 35 And if one man's ox hurt another's that he her to biinsels, then shall he let her be redeemed : die, then they shall sell the live ox, and divide the to sell her unto a strange nation he shall have no money of it, and the dead or also they shall divide. power, seeing he hath dealt deceitfully with her. 36 Or if it be known that the ox bath used to

9 And if he have betrothed her unto his son, he push in time past, and his owner hath not kept shall deal with her after the manner of daughters. him in; he shall surely pay ox for ox, and the

10 If he take him another wife; her food, her dead shall be his own. raiment, and her duty of marriage shall he not

CHAP. XXII. diminish.

Laws against sundry offences. 12A

gnd if he domet these three unto her, then I la man, sha! steal an rest or a sheep, and kin 12 11 He that smiteth a man, so that he die, shall ox, and four sheep for a sheep. be surely put to death.

2 If a thief be found breaking up, and be smitten 13 And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him. him into luis hand; then I will appoint thee a 3 If the sun be risen upon him there shall be place whither he shall flee.

blood shed for him: for he should make full 14 But if a man come presumptuously upon his restitution; if he have nothing, then he shall be neighbour, to slay him with guile; ihou shalt sold for his theft. take him from mine altar, that he may die. 4 If the theft be certainly found in his hand

15 And he that smitcth his father, or his mother, alive, whether it be ox, or ass, or sheep; be shall be surely put to death.

shall restore double. 16 11 And he that stealeth a man, and selleth 5 1 If a man shall cause a field or vineyard 10 him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be eaten, and shall put in his beast, and shall be put to death.

feed in another man's field: of the best of his 17 1 And he that curseth his father or his own field, and of the best of his own vineyard mnother, shall surely be put to death.

shall he make restitution. 18 | And if men strive together, and one smite 6 If fire break out, and catch in thorns, so that another with a stone, or with his fist, and he die the stacks of corn, or the standing corn, or the pot, but keepeth his bed :

ficld be consumed therewith; he that kindled tha 19 If he rise again, and walk abroad upon his fire shall surely make restitution. staff, then shall he that smote him be quit: only 7 11 If a man shall deliver unto his neighbour he shall pay for the loss of his time, and shall money or stuff to keep, and it be stolen out of cause him to be thoroughly healed.

the man's house; if the thief be found, let him 20 And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, pay double. with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall 8 If the thief be not found, then the master of be surely punished.

the house shall be brought unto the judges, to 21 Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, see whether he have put his hand unto his neighhe shall not be punished: for he is his inoney. I bour's goods.

22 11 If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, 9 For all manner of trespass, whether it be for so that lier fruit depart from her, and yet no mis- ox, for ass, for sheep, for raiment, or for any chief follow: he shall be surely punished, accord-manner of lost thing which another challengeth ing as the woman's husband will lay upon him ; to be his: the cause of both parties shall come and he shall pay as the judges determine |before the judges; and whom the judges shah


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