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

The Egyptians drownsd said, Why have we done this, that we have lell 26 11 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 Egyprians, upon ticir chapeople with hiin :

And he took six hundred chosen chariots, 27 And Moses stretched forth his hand over the and all the chariots of Egyp, and captains over sea, and the sea returned to his strength when every one of thein.

the morning appeared; and the Egyptians fed 8 And the Lord hardened the heart of Pharaoh against it; and the LORD Overthrew the Egyp king of Egypt, and be 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 them: horses and chariots of Pharaoh, and his horse- there remained not so much as one of them. men, and his ariny) and overtook them encamp-1.29 Butthechildren of Israel walked upon dry land ing by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroch, before Baal- in the midst of the sea; and the waters were a wall rephon.

unto them on their right hand, and on their left. 10 v And when Pharaoh drew nigh, the chil- 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 alter them; and they were Egyptians dead upon the sea-shore. Bore 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 last thou dealt

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

The song of Moses. Per saying, Let us alone, that we may

ser ve TUN sang Moses and the children of Israel

this song unto the LORD, and spake, saying, thètle yptians? For it had been better for us to I will sing unto the LORD, for he hath iriumphservidae Egyptians, than that we should die in ed gloriously; the horse and his rider hath be the wilderness.

thrown into the sca. 13 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 figlit for you, and ye shall name. hold your peace.

4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath he cast 15 11 And the Lord said unto Moses, Wherefore into the sea: his chusen captains

also are drowncriest 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 child 6 Thy right hand, O LORD, is become glorious dren of Israel shall go on dry ground through the in power: thy right hand, O'LORD, hath Jashed midst of the sea.

in pieces the enemy. 17 And I, belold, I will harden the hearts of 7 And in the greatness of thine excellency thou the Egyptiang, and they shall follow them: and hast overthrown them that rose up againsi thee: I will gei me honour upon Pharaoh, and upon all thou sentest forth thy wrath, which consumed his liost, upon his chariots,and upon his horsemen. them as stubble. 18 And the Egyptiansshall know that I am the 8 And with the blast of thy nostrils the waters LORD, when I have gotten me honour upon Pha- were gathered together, the floods stood upright raoh, upon his chariots, and upon his horsemen. as a heap, and the depths were congealed in the 19 1 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 froin 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, my 20 And it canie 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 wear the other 1 Who is like unto thee, O LORD, among the all the night.

gods ? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, 21 And Moses stretched out his hand over the fearful in praises, doing wonders ? sca; and the Lord callsed the sea to go back by 12 Thou stretchedst out ty 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 2 And the children of Israel went into the which thou hast redeened: thou hast guided them midst 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 lest.

shall take hold on the inhabitants of Palestina. 123 1 And the Egyptians pursued, and went in 15 Then the dukes of Edom shall be amazed ; after them, to the midst of the sea, even all Pha- the mighty men of Moab, trembling shall aake raoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen. hold upon them; all the inhabitants of Canaan 94 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 arm 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 beavily: so that the Egyptians said, 17 'Thou shall bring them in, and plant them in Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD the mountain of thine inheritance, in the place, ighleth for them against the Egyptians. TO LORD, which thou hast made for thee to dwell

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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 ! 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 T 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 fitled 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 1 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 Moscs, is the bread which the LORD hath given you to eat. saying, What shall we drink?

16 11 This is the thing which the LORD hath 23 And he cried unto the LORD; and the LORD coinmanded, Gather of it every man according shewed him a tree, which wlien 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.. "ery 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, atla gath26 And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to ered, somc mare, some less. the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that 18 And when they did mete it with an omer, which is right in fuis sight, and wilt give ear to he that gathered much had nothing over, and he his commandinents, and keep all his stalutes, 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 11 And they came to Elim, where were twelve 20 Notwithstanding, they hearkened not unto wells of water, and threescore and ten palni- 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 thein. The Israelites murmur.

21 And they gathered it every morning, every

eating: and when the sun all the congregation of the children of Israel waxed hot it inelted. 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 ile 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 when 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, 1.25 And Moses said, Eat that to-day; for to-day will rain bread from heaven for you; and tho 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 yeshall gather it; but on 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 '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 iwice 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 redren of Israel, Ateven, then ye shall know that the fuséye 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?

seventh day. 8 And Moses said, This shall be when the LORD SO 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 murmurings 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 is, but against the LORD. 32 & And Moses said, This is the thing which the

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Jethro's advice to Moses wherewith I have fed you in the wilderness, when/ ? Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, look 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 :) 34 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 : 1,5 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. XVI.

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

her two sons with her. ND all the congregation of the children of 7 1 And Moses went out to meet his father-inafter their journeys, according to the command-they asked each other of their welfare: and ment of the Lord, and pitched in Rephidim: they came into the tent. and there was no water for the people to drink. 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 nie? 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 Jetlero 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 11 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 beforc thce there upon burnt-offering and sacrifices for God: and Aaron the rock in llorcb; and thou shalt smile the came, and all the elders of Israel to eat bread rock, and there shall coine water out of it, that with Moses' father-in-law before God. the people may drink. And Moses did so in the 13 1 And it came to pass on the morrow, that sight of the elders of Israel.

Moses sat to judge the people: and the people stood i 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 thing saying, Is the LORD among us, or not? that thou doest to the people? Why sittest then 8' Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel thyself alone, and all the people stand by the in Rephidim.

from morning unto even ? 9 And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out 15 And Moses said unto his father-in-law, Bekien, 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 them know

the statutes of God, and his laws. fought with Amalek: and Moses, Aaron, and 17 And Moses' father-in-law said unto kiin, Hur, went up to the top of the hill.

The thing that thou doest is not good. 11 And it came to pass, when Moses lield 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, Ainalek 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 him, and he sat there- 19 İlearken 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 people with the edge of the sword.

must 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 membrance of Amalek from under heaven. them to be rulers of thousands, und rulers of

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

22 And let them judge the people at all sea. 16 For he said, Because the LORD hath sworn sons: and it shall be, that every great matter that the LORD will have war with Amalek from they shall bring unto thee, but every small malgeneration to generation.

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

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

23 'If thou shalt do this thing, and God command father-in-law, heard of all that God had this people shall also go to their place in peace.

of to , done for Moses, and for Israel his people, and 24 So Moses hearkened to the voice of his father that the LORD had brought Isracl out of Egypt:lin-law, and did all that he had said.

God's message to the people.

EXODUS. 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 Sinal, and made them heads over the people, rulers or on the top of the mount: and the LORD called

thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fisies, Moses up to the top of the mount; and Mosen • 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 Moscs, but charge the people, lest they break through unto every small matter they judged themselves. the LORD to gaze, and many of them perish. 97 And Moses let his father-in-lai depart: and 22 And let the priests also which come near to lie went his way into his own land.

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

break forth upon them. The Israclites come to Sinai.

23 And Moses said unto the LORD, The people IN ;

were gone forth out of the land of Egypt, the edst is, saying, Set bounds about the mount, and same 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 theo were come to the desertor 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 And Moses went up unto God, and the he break forthi' 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. and hobo Thare you on eagles'wings, and brought A Good The Lord thy God, which

have 4 Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians, The ten commandments ginen.. 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 : 63 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 thai 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 :

7 1 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 hash spoken we will do. then that hate me; And Moses returned the words of the people 6 And shewing mercy unto thousands of them unto the LORD.

that love me, and keep my comunandments, 9 And the Lord said unto Moses, Lo, ! come 7 Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD unto thee in a thick cloud, that 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 taketli liis name in vain. for ever. And Moses told the words of the peo- 8 Remember the sabbath-day to kcep it holy. ple unto the LORD.

9 Sixdaysshalt thou labour, and do all thy works 10 11 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 shall 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 uor 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 mount Sinai.

11 For in six days the LORD made heaven and 12 1 And thou shalt set bounds unto the people carth, the sea and all that in them is, and rested round about, saying, Take heed to yourselves, the seventh day: whercfore 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 touchell the mount shall 12 Honour thy father and thy mother; that ihy 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. heast or man, it shall not live: when the trumpet 14 Thou shalt not comniit 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 shall not bear salse 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 the people, Be ready thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor against the third day: come not at your wives. his inan-servant, nor his inaid servant, nor hisox,

16 11 And it came to pass on the ihird day in nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's. the morning, that there were thunders and light- 18 17 And all the people saw the thunderinge, 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 the peo the people that was in the camp trembled. ple saw it, they removed, and stood atar ofl.

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

with us, lest we die. 18 And mount Sinai was altogether on a sinoke, 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 MORCI

19 And when the voice of tlic trumpet sounded drew near unto the thickdarkness where God wat. long, and waxed louder and louder, Moses spake, 22 And the LORD said unto Moses, Thus thou and Cod answered him by a voice.

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and ordinances seen that I have talked with you from heaven. 23 And if any mischief follow, then thou shals 23 Ye shall not make with ine gods of silver, give life for life, peither shall ye make unto you gods of gold. 24 Eye for eye, looth for tooth, hand for hand,

4 1 An aliar of earth thou shalt make unto foot for foot, me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt-offer. 35 Burning for burning, wound for wound, ings, and thy peace-offerings, thy sheep, and thine stripe for stripe. oxen: in all places where 1 record my name i 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 shall 95 And if thou will make me an altar of stone, let him go free for his eye's sake. thou shalt not

build it of hewn stone, for it 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 go 26 Neither shalt thougoup by steps unto mine al- free for his tooth's sake. that thy nakedness be not discovered thereon. 28 1 If an ox gore a inan or a woman, that they CHAP. XXI.

die: then the ox shall be surely stoned, and his Laws for servants, fc.

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

29 But if the ox were wont to push with his 2 18 thou buy a Hebrew servant, six years he born in time past, and it hath been testified to his shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out owner, anıl he hath not kept him in, but that he free for nothing.

hath killed a man or woman; the os 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 luis wife shail 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 liim 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 is go out by himself.

be done unto him. 5 4 And if the servant shall plainly say, I love 32 If the ox shall push a man-scrvant, or maid niy master, my wife, and my children; I will servant; he shall give unto their inaster thirty mot 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 he shall also bring hun to the door, orunto the door. shall dig a pil, and not cover it, and an ox or an post: and his master shall bore his ear through ass fall inerein; with an awl; and he shall serve him for ever. 34 The owner of the pit shall make it good,

711 And ifa mansell hisdaughter to be a maid-ser- and give money into the owner of them; and vant, she shall not go out as the men-servants do. the dead beast shall be his. 8 lishe please nothier master, who hath betrothed 35 And it one man's os burt another's that he her to biniselt, then shall be let her be redeenied : die, then they shall sell the live ox, and divide tlie 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 hath 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 nanner of daughters. him in; he shall surely pay ox for os, and the 10 If he take him another wife; her food, her dead shall be his own. miment, and her duty of marriage shall be not

CHIAP. XXI. diininish.

Lards against sundry offences. 11 And if he domet these three unto her, then I la man shall steal anos; or a sleep, and litt

12 1 Heihat smiteth a man, so that he die, shall ox, and four shiecp for a sheep. be surely put to death.

21f a thief be found breaking up, and be sınitieu 13 And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver that he die, there shall no blood be sked for him. kim into his 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; thou shalt sold for his ueft. take him froin mine altar, that lie niay die. 4 If the thiest be certainly found in his hand

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

shall restore double. 16 11 And he that stealeth a man, and sellelh 5! If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to him, or if he be found in his hand, lie 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 niother, shall surely be put to death.

shall he make restitution. 18 1 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 o't, but keepeth his bed :

field be consunicd therewith; he that kindled the 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 1 If a man shall deliver unto his neighbour he shall pay for the loss of his time, and shall mor.ey or stuff to keep, and it be stolen out of calise him to be thoroughly healed.

the man's house; if the thief be found, let hiin 20 And if a man smite his servant, or his main, pay double. with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shail 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 money. 'bour's goods. 221 If men strive, and hurt a woman with chiia, 9 For all manner of trespass, whether it be for so that her fruit depart from her, and yet no mis- os, for ass, for sheep, for raiment, or for any chlef follow: he shall be surely punished, accord-manner of lost thing which another challengeih Ing as the woman's husband will lay upon him : to be his: the cause of both parties shall conio wid he shall pay as thic judges determine. (before the judges; and whom the judges shall

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