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The manslayer's refuge.


Regulations that are

nch. 17. 9. & 21. 5.

third day.

Dan. 6. 24.

1 Heb. iron. | Heb. wood.

17.7. & 21. 21. & 22. 21, 24. & 24. 7.

d Num. 35. 12.

21. 21.

r ver. 13
$ Ex. 21.23, 24.
Lev. 24. 20.
Matt. 5. 38.

. Gen. 15. 18.

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ed in the siege.



7. Is. 3). 1.

ch. 31.6, 8.

& 32. 7, 8.

B. C. 1451. 4 [ And this is the case of the whom the controversy is, shall stand | B. C. 145).

slayer, which shall flee thither, that before the LORD, before the priests Num. 25. 15. he may live : Whoso killeth his neigh- and the judges, which shall be in

bour ignorantly, whom he hated not those days; | Heb. from tin time past;

18 And the judges shall make diliyesterday the

5 As when a man goeth into the gent inquisition: and, behold, if the
wood with his neighbour to hew wood, witness be a false witness, and hath
and his hand fetcheth a stroke with testified falsely against his brother ;
the axe to cut down the tree, and the 19 Then shall ye do unto him, as o Prov. 19.5,9

+head slippeth from the t helve, and he had thought to have done unto his 1 Heb. findeth.

+ lighteth upon his neighbour, that he brother : so Pshalt thou put the evil P ch. 13. 5. &
die; he shall flee unto one of those away from among you.
cities, and live :

20 9 And those which remain shall
6 a Lest the avenger of the blood hear, and fear, and shall henceforth ch, 17. 18. &
pursue the slayer, while his heart is commit no more any such evil among

hot, and overtake him, because the you. + Heb, emite way is long, and t slay him ; whereas 21 "And thine eye shall not pity; him in life. he was not worthy of death, inasmuch but "life shall go for life, eye


eye, † Heb. from as he hated him not tin time past. tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot yesterday the third day.

7 Wherefore I command thee, say- for foot.
ing, Thou shalt separate three cities

for thee.
8 And if the Lord thy God enlarge the priest's cohortation to the people before battle. 5

The officers' declaration to those exempt from the
ch. 12. 20.
thy coast, as he hath sworn unto thy

refuse the proclamation of peace. 16 What cities
fathers, and give thee all the land

must be destroyed. 19 Fruit troes not to be destroy-
which he promised to give unto thy

9 If thou shalt keep all these com- against thine enemies, and seest
mandments to do them, which I com- horses, and chariots, and a people a See Ps. 20
mand thee this day, to love the Lord more than thou, be not afraid of

thy God, and to walk ever in his ways; them : for the LORD thy God is with Num. 23. 21. (Josh. 20.7, 8. 'then shalt thou add three cities more thee, which brought thee up out of

2 Chr. 13. 12 for thee, beside these three :

the land of Egypt.
10 That innocent blood be not shed 2 And it shall be, when ye are come
in thy land, which the Lord thy God nigh unto the battle, that the priest

giveth thee for an inheritance, and so shall approach and speak unto the
& Ex. 21. 12,
blood be upon thee.

11 T But 6 if any man hate his neigh-3 And shall say unto them, Hear,

bour, and lie in wait for him, and rise O Israel, ye approach this day unto + Heb. in life. up against him, and smite him t mor- battle against your enemies : let not

tally that he die, and fleeth into one your hearts + faint, fear not, and do Heb. be ten-
of these cities;
not ftremble, neither be ye terrified

| Heb. make
12 Then the elders of his city shall because of them ;
send and fetch him thence, and de- 4 For the LORD your God is he
liver him into the hand of the avenger that goeth with you, to fight for ch. 1,30, & 3
of blood, that he may die.

you against your enemies, to save 13 "Thine eye shall not pity him, you.

i but thou shalt put away the guilt 5 [ And the officers shall speak unto 34. ch. 21. 9 of innocent blood from Israel, that the people, saying, What man is there 1 Kings 2.31. it may go well with thee.

that hath built a new house, and 14 | k Thou shalt not remove thy hath not a dedicated it? let him go Prov. 22. 28. neighbour's landmark, which they of and return to his house, lest he die

old time have set in thine inherit- in the battle, and another man dedi-
ance, which thou shalt inherit in the cate it.
land that the Lord thy God giveth 6 And what man is he that hath
thee to possess it.

planted a vineyard, and hath not yet
15 T'One witness shall not rise up teaten of it? let him also go and re-
against a man for any iniquity, or for turn unto his house, lest he die in
any sin, in any sin that he sinneth : the battle, and another man eat of B, 24. ch. 22
at the mouth of two witnesses, or at it.
the mouth of three witnesses, shall 7 ° And what man is there that hath e ch. 24. 5.
the matter be established.

betrothed a wife, and hath not taken 16 | If a false witness mrise up her ? let him go and return unto his

against any man to testify against house, lest he die in the battle, and | Or, falling him that which is wrong;

another man take her.
17 Then both the men, between 8 And the officers shall speak further

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to be observed in war.


Expiation for murder.

B. C. 1451.

B. C. 1451. unto the people, and they shall say,

CHAPTER XXI. 'What man is there that is fearful and ! Jadg: 7.3 fainthearted ? let him go and return the erpiation for murder where the murderer is un

known. 10 The treatment of a captive taken to wife. unto his house, lest his brethren's 15 The firstborn not to be disinherited for the suke

of another wife's offspring. 18 A stubborn son is to 1 Heb. nell heart t faint as well as his heart.

be stoned to death. 22 The body of a malefactor 9 And it shall be, when the officers must not hang all niyht on a tree.

an speaking Fone be found slain in the land

the people

, that they shaing make Iwhichbehle undebl tiny Godhesivered

1 Josh & 2

a ch. 10. 8.
1 Chr. 23. 13.

b ch. 17. 8, 9.

Josh. 2. &

e See Ps. 19. 12. & 26. 6. Mutt. 27. 24.

* Het to be in captains of the armies t to lead the thee to possess it, lying in the field,
the head of
the pogle.

and it be not known who hath slain
10 [ When thou comest nigh unto him ;
.82 Sara. 20. a city to fight against it, then pro- 2 Then thy elders and thy judges
claim peace unto

shall come forth, and they shall meas-
11 And it shall be, if it make thee ure unto the cities which are round
answer of peace, and open unto thee, about him that is slain :
then it shall be, that all the people 3 And it shall be, that the city which
that is found therein shall be tribu- is next unto the slain man, even the
taries unto thee, and they shall serve elders of that city shall take a heifer,

which hath not been wrought with,
12 And if it will make no peace with and which hath not drawn in the
thee, but will make war against thee, yoke ;
then thou shalt besiege it:

4 And the elders of that city shall
13 And when the LORD thy God bring down the heifer unto a rough

hath delivered it into thine hands, valley, which is neither eared nor - Num 31. 7. thou shalt smite every male there- sown, and shall strike off the heifer's

of with the edge of the sword : neck there in the valley.

14 But the women, and the little 5 And the priests the sons of Levi
ones, and the cattle, and all that is shall come near; for a them the LORD

in the city, even all the spoil thereof, thy God hath chosen to minister unto
* Hebe spoil shalt thou + take unto thyself; and him, and to bless in the name of the

k thou shalt eat the spoil of thine en- LORD; and by their word shall | Heb. mouth.
emies, which the Lord thy God hath every controversy and every stroke
given thee.

be tried:
15 Thus shalt thou do unto all the 6 And all the elders of that city, that
cities which are very far off from thee, are next unto the slain man, shall
which are not of the cities of these wash their hands over the heifer that

is beheaded in the valley :
I Nom 91.23. 16 But 'of the cities of these people, 7 And they shall answer and say,

which the LORD thy God doth give Our hands have not shed this blood, Jusa. Il. 14. thee for an inheritance, thou shalt neither have our eyes seen it.

save alive nothing that breatheth : 8 Be merciful, Ó LORD, unto thy

17 But thou shalt utterly destroy people Israel, whom thou hast re-
them ; namely, the Hittites, and the deemed, dand lay not innocent blood a Jonah 1. 14.
Amorites, the Canaanites, and the t unto thy people of Israel's charge. + Heb. in the
Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jeb- | And the blood shall be forgiven them.
usites; as the LORD thy God hath 9 So shalt thou put away the guilt - ch. 19. 13.
commanded thee :

of innocent blood from among you, sch. 7.4.& 18 That I they teach you not to do when thou shalt do that which is right

after all their abominations, which in the sight of the LORD.
they have done unto their gods; so 10 [ When thou goest forth to war
should ye "sin against the Lord your against thine enemies, and the Lord

thy God hath delivered them into
19 T When thou shalt besiege a city thine hands, and thou hast taken
a long time, in making war against it them captive,
to take it, thou shalt not destroy the 11 And seest among the captives a
trees thereof by forcing an axe against beautiful woman, and hast a desire
them: for thou mayest eat of them, unto her, that thou wouldest have

and thou shalt not cut them down her to thy wife;
! 07, four, (1 for the tree of the field is man's life) 12 Then thou shalt bring her home
The feld is to employ them in the siege : to thine house; and she shall shave
20 Only the trees which thou know- her head, and pare her nails;

1. Or, suffer to Bogo est that they be not trees for meat, 13 And she shall put the raiment of

Heb. make, Sereng before thou shalt destroy and cut them down; her captivity from off her, and shall

and thou shalt build bulwarks against remain in thine house, and 'bewail ? See Ps. 45.
the city that maketh war with thee, her father and her mother a full
until tit be subdued.

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A stubborn son to be stoned.


Sundry laws and ordinances.

& Gen. 34. 2. ch. 22. 29.

il Chr. 5, 2. & 26. 10.


him. I Gen. 49. 3.


B. C. 1451. in unto her, and be her husband, and in any case bring them again unto thy B. C. 1451. she shall be thy wife.

14 And it shall be, if thou have no 2 And if thy brother be not nigh
delight in her, then thou shalt let her unto thee, or if thou know him not,
go whither she will ; but thou shalt then thou shalt bring it unto thine
not sell her at all for money, thou own house, and it shall be with thee
shalt not make merchandise of her, until thy brother seek after it, and

because thou hast & humbled her. thou shalt restore it to him again. Judg. 19. 24.

15 [ If a man have two wives, one 3 In like manner shalt thou do with h Gen. 29. 33. beloved, and another hated, and they his ass; and so shalt thou do with

have borne him children, both the be- his raiment; and with all lost things
loved and the hated ; and if the first-of thy brother's, which he hath lost,
born son be hers that was hated ; and thou hast found, shalt thou do

16 Then it shall be, when he ma- likewise: thou mayest not hide thy2 Chr. 11. 19,

keth his sons to inherit that which self.
he hath, that he may not make the 4 Tb Thou shalt not see thy broth-Ex2.5.
son of the beloved firstborn before er's ass or his ox fall down by the
the son of the hated, which is indeed way, and hide thyself from them:
the firstborn:

thou shalt surely help him to lift
17 But he shall acknowledge the them up again.

son of the hated for the firstborn, 5 I The woman shall not wear that k See 1 Chr.

k by giving him a double portion of which pertaineth unto a man, neither Heb, that is all t that he hath: for he is 'the be- shall a man put on a woman's garfound with

ginning of his strength ; m the right ment: for all that do so are abomina-
of the firstborn is his.

tion unto the LORD thy God.
m Gen. 25, 31, 18 | If a man have a stubborn and 6 | If a bird's nest chance to be be-

rebellious son, which will not obey fore thee in the way in any tree, or
the voice of his father, or the voice on the ground, whether they be young
of his mother, and that, when they ones, or eggs, and the dam sitting
have chastened him, will not hearken upon the young, or upon the eggs,
unto them;

cthou shalt not take the dam with e Lev. 22. 2
19 Then shall his father and his the young :
mother lay hold on him, and bring 7 But thou shalt in any wise let the
him out unto the elders of his city, dam go, and take the young to thee ;
and unto the gate of his place ; d that it may be well with thee, and a ch. 4. 40.

20 And they shall say unto the that thou mayest prolong thy days.
elders of his city, This our son is 8 [ When thou buildest a new house,
stubborn and rebellious, he will not then thou shalt make a battlement
obey our voice; he is a glutton, and for thy roof, that thou bring not blood
a drunkard.

upon thine house, if any man fall from
21 And all the men of his city shall thence.
stone him with stones that he die : 9 T Thou shalt not sow thy vine- Lev. 19. 19.
so shalt thou put evil away from yard with divers seeds : lest the + fruit + Heb. fulness
among you; "and all Israel shall of thy seed which thou hast sown,

of thy seed hear, and fear.

and the fruit of thy vineyard, be de22 [And if a man have committed filed.

a sin pworthy of death, and he be to 10 f'Thou shalt not plough with Song Cor.6. 23. 29. & 25, be put to death, and thou hang him an ox and an ass together. on a tree;

11 1 Thou shalt not wear a gar- & Lev. 19. 19. 23 ? His body shall not remain all ment of divers sorts, as of woollen John 19. 31. night upon the tree, but thou shalt and linen together.

in any wise bury him that day; (for 12 1 Thou shalt make thee " fringes
The that hanged is taccursed of upon the fourt quarters of thy vesture, 1 Heb. wingi

God;) that 'thy land be not defiled, wherewith thou coverest thyself.
4. 2 Sam. 21. which the LORD thy God giveth thee 13 [ If any man take a wife, and
s Lev. 18. 25. for an inheritance.

go in unto her, and hate her,

Judg. 15. 1. 14 And give occasions of speech CHAPTER XXII.

against her, and bring up an evil
Of humanity toward brethren. 5 The seres to be dis- name upon her, and say, I took this
tinguished by apparel. 6 The dam not to be taken

8 The house must have battle woman, and when I came to her, I
ments. 9 Drivers things to be avoided. 12 Fringes found her not a maid ;
upon the vesture. 13 The punishment of him that
slandereth his wife, 22 Of adultery; 25 of rape;

15 Then shall the father of the dam-
23 and of fornication. So Incest.

sel, and her mother, take and bring THOU a shalt not see thy brother's forth the tokens of the damsel's vir

ox or his sheep go astray, and ginity unto the elders of the city in hide thyself from them : thou shalt | the gate:

och. 13. 5. & 19. 19, 20. & 22. 21, 24. och. 13. 11.

pch, 19. 6. & 22. 26. Acts

11, 25.& 26.31. 9 Josh. 8. 29. & 10. 26, 27,

b Num. 15. 58. Matt. 23. 5.

r Gal. 3. 13.
+ Heb, the
curse of God.
See Num. 25


i Gen. 29. 21.

Num. 35. 34

with her young ones.

a Ex. 23. 4.

Lars and ordinances.


Laws anil ordinances.

Lev. 18. 8. & 20. 11. ch. 27. 20. 1 Cor. 5. 1. See Ruth 3.9. Ez. 16. 8.

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B. C. 1451. 16 And the damsel's father shall say 29 Then the man that lay with her B. C. 1451.

unto the elders, I gave my daughter shall give unto the damsel's father
unto this man to wife, and he hateth fifty shekels of silver, and she shall

be his wife; 'because he hath hum- - ver. 24.
17 And, lo, he hath given occasions bled her, he may not put her away
of speech against her, saying, I found all his days.
not thy daughter a maid ; and yet 30 | A man shall not take his fa-
these are the tokens of my daughter's ther's wife, nor discover his father's
virginity. And they shall spread the skirt.
cloth before the elders of the city.

CHAPTER XXIII. 18 And the elders of that city shall

Who may and who may not enter into the congregatake that man and chastise him ;

tion. 9 Uncleanness to be avoided in the camp.

15 of the fugitive serrant 17 of lewdness. 18 Of
19 And they shall amerce him in a abominable sacrifices. 19 Of usury. 21 of vows.
hundred shekels of silver, and give them 24 Of trespasses.
unto the father of the damsel, because E
he hath brought up an evil name upon or
a virgin of Israel; and she shall be off, shall not enter into the congrega-
his wife : he may not put her away tion of the LORD.
all his days.

2 A bastard shall not enter into the
20 But if this thing be true, and the congregation of the Lord; even to
tokens of virginity be not found for the his tenth generation shall he not

enter into the congregation of the 21 Then they shall bring out the Lord. damsel to the door of her father's 3 a An Ammonite or Moabite shall a Neh. 13. 1, 2. house, and the men of her city shall not enter into the congregation of

stone her with stones that she die; the LORD; even to their tenth genGen. 14. 7. because she hath "wrought folly in eration shall they not enter into $132. 13. 12, Israel, to play the whore in her fath- the congregation of the Lord for

er's house : lso shalt thou put evil ever :
away from among you.

4 Because they met you not with See ch. 2. 29.
22 T " If a man be found lying with bread and with water in the way,
a woman married to a husband, then when ye came forth out of Egypt;
they shall both of them die, both the and because they hired against thee c Num. 22.5,6.
man that lay with the woman, and Balaam the son of Beor of Pethor of
the woman : so shalt thou put away Mesopotamia, to curse thee.
evil from Israel.

5 Nevertheless, the Lord thy God 23 1 If a damsel that is a virgin be would not hearken unto Balaam; but Matt 1. 12, betrothed unto a husband, and a the Lord thy God turned the curse

man find her in the city, and lie with into a blessing unto thee, because the

Lord thy God loved thee.
24 Then ye shall bring them both 6 « Thou shalt not seek their peace a Ezra 9. 12.
out unto the gate of that city, and ye nor their + prosperity all thy days for 1 Heb. good.
shall stone them with stones that they ever.
die; the damsel, because she cried not, 7 I Thou shalt not abhor an Edom-

being in the city; and the man, be- ite; "for he is thy brother: thou shalt och. 21. 14 cause he hath humbled his neigh- not abhor an Egyptian; because 'thou Obad. 10, 12 ver. 21, 22. bour's wife: Pso thou shalt put away wast a stranger in his land. evil from among you.

8 The children that are begotten of 25 | But if a man find a betrothed them shall enter into the congregadamsel in the field, and the man tion of the Lord in their third gener

I force her, and lie with her; then ation. ray bold

the man only that lay with her shall 9 When the host goeth forth against Sam. 13. 14. die :

thine enemies, then keep thee from
26 But unto the damsel thou shalt every wicked thing.
do nothing; there is in the damsel 10 [ If there be among you any Lev. 15. 16.
no sin worthy of death: for as when man, that is not clean by reason of
a man riseth against his neighbour, uncleanness that chanceth him by
and slayeth him, even so is this night, then shall he go abroad out of
matter :

the camp, he shall not come within
27 For he found her in the field, the camp:
and the betrothed damsel cried, and 11 But it shall be, when evening
there was none to save her.

tcometh on, he shall wash himself + Heb. turneth Ex 2.16,17. 28 9 If a man find a damsel that is with water; and when the sun

a virgin, which is not betrothed, and down, he shall come into the camp
lay hold on her, and lie with her, and again.
they be found;

12 | Thou shalt have a place also

e Gen. 25. 24, 25, 29.

Ex. 22. 21. 23. 9. Lev. 19. 34. ch. 10. 19.

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The fugitive servant.


Divorce, manstealing, &c.

B. C. 1451.

B. C. 1451. without the camp, whither thou shalt
go forth abroad :

13 And thou shalt have a paddle of divorce 5 of the newly married man. 7 of

manstealers. 8 Of leprosy. 10 of pledges. 14 Of
upon thy weapon; and it shall be,

the hire of a servant. 16 Of justice. 19 Of char. + Heb. sittest when thou t wilt ease thyself abroad,



thou shalt dig therewith, and shalt W Hand married her

, and it come

a Matt. 5. 31. & 19, 7. Mark 10. 4.

i Lev, 26. 12.

for him.

oppress him.

N Or, sodom

itess. I Ex. 22. 21.

16. n Gen. 19.5.

c ch. a. 7.

o Ex. 22. 25. Lev. 25. 36,

pass upon him.

p See Lev. 19.

turn back and cover that which com-
eth from thee:

to pass that she find no favour in his
14 For the Lord thy God i walketh eyes, because he hath found some + Heb. matter

of nakedness. in the midst of thy camp, to deliver uncleanness in her; then let him thee, and to give up thine enemies write her a bill of + divorcement, and 1 Heb. cutting

off before thee; therefore shall thy campgive it in her hand, and send her out + Heb. naked. be holy: that he see no tunclean of his house. meine any thing in thee, and turn away from thing.

2 And when she is departed out of thee.

his house, she may go and be another k 1 Sam. 30.15. 15 I Thou shalt not deliver unto man's wife.

his master the servant which is es- 3 And if the latter husband hate
caped from his master unto thee : her, and write her a bill of divorce-

16 He shall dwell with thee, even ment, and giveth it in her hand, and
among you, in that place which he sendeth her out of his house; or if

shall choose in one of thy gates, where the latter husband die, which took + Heb. is good it +liketh him best : 'thou shalt not her lo be his wife;

4 Her former husband, which sent b Jer. 3. 1. 17 1 There shall be no ! whore of her away, may not take her again to

the daughters of Israel, nor "a sodom- be his wife, after that she is defiled ; m Lev. 19. 29. ite of the sons of Israel.

for that is abomination before the See Prov. 2.

18 Thou shalt not bring the hire of Lord: and thou shalt not cause the

a whore, or the price of a dog, into land to sin, which the Lord thy God 2 Kings 23.7. the house of the LORD thy God for giveth thee for an inheritance.

any vow: for even both these are 5 [When a man hath taken a new
abomination unto the Lord thy God. wife, he shall not go out to war, t nei- | | Heb. not any
19 Thou shalt not lend upon ther shall he be charged with any

thing shall 37. Neh. 5.2, usury to thy brother; usury of mon business : but he shall be free at home Luker. 31,35. ey; usury of victuals, usury of any one year, and shall 4 cheer up his wife a Prov. 5. 18. thing that is lent upon usury :

which he hath taken. 20 P Unto a stranger thou mayest 6 No man shall take the nether 34. & chi. 15.3. lend upon usury; but unto thy broth- or the upper millstone to pledge : for

er thou shalt not lend upon usury: he taketh a man's life to pledge.
9 ch. 15. 10. 9 that the Lord thy God may bless 7 ° If a man be found stealing any

thee in all that thou settest thine of his brethren of the children of
hand to in the land whither thou Israel, and maketh merchandise of
goest to possess it.

him, or selleth him; then that thief Ecc. 5. 4,5.

21 [ When thou shalt vow a vow shall die ; and thou shalt put evil ich. 19. 19.
unto the Lord thy God, thou shalt away from among you.
not slack to pay it: for the Lord thy 8 I Take heed in 6 the plague of Lev. 13. 2. &
God will surely require it of thee; leprosy, that thou observe diligently,
and it would be sin in thee.

and do according to all that the priests
22 But if thou shalt forbear to vow, the Levites shall teach you: as I
it shall be no sin in thee.

commanded them, so ye shall observe
• Num. 30.2. 23 • That which is gone out of thy to do.
Ps. 66. 13, 14.

lips thou shalt keep and perform ; 9 - Remember what the LORD thy See Luke 17.
even a freewill offering, according as God did ' unto Miriam by the way,
thou hast vowed unto the Lord thy after that ye were come forth out

God, which thou hast promised with of Egypt.
thy mouth.

10 I When thou dost + lend thy Heb. lend 24 I When thou comest into thy brother any thing, thou shalt not go

any thing neighbour's vineyard, then thou may- into his house to fetch his pledge. est eat grapes thy fill at thine own 11 Thou shalt stand abroad, and the pleasure ; but thou shalt not put any man to whom thou dost lend shall in thy vessel.

bring out the pledge abroad unto
25 When thou comest into the stand- thee.
* Matt. 12. 1.

ing corn of thy neighbour,' then thou 12 And if the man be poor, thou
mayest pluck the ears with thine shalt not sleep with his pledge :
hand; but thou shalt not move a 13 k In any case thou shalt deliver * Ex. 22. 2.
sickle unto thy neighbour's standing him the pledge again when the sun

goeth down, that he may sleep in his

e Ex. 21. 16.

r Num. 30. 2.

14. 2

32. 1 Cor.10.6. i Num. 12. 10.

to, 4c.

Mark 2. 23.
Luke 6. 1.


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