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"The people come to Sinai. Chap. xIx.xx. Gods conference with Mafes, 24 So Motes hearkened to the voyce of 14 And Moles went down from the his father in law, & did ally he had faid. mount unto the people, and fanctified the 25 And Mofes chofe able men out of all people, and they washed their clothes. Ifrael & made them heads over people, 15 And he laid unto the people, Be rulers of thoufands, rulers of hundreds, ready against the third day: come not at rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.

your wives,

26 And they judged the people at all 16 And it came to pafs on the third feafons: the hard caufes they brought unto day in the morning that there were thunMofes,but every finall matter they judged ders and lightnings, and a thick cloud themfelvs. upon the mount, and the voyce of the 27 And Mofes let his father in law de- trumpet exceeding loud: fo that all the part,& he went his way into his own land. people that was in the camp, trembled. CHAP. XIX. 17 And Mofes brought forth the people I The people come to Sinai. 3 God message out of the camp to meet with God, and to the people out of the mount. 8 Their they stood at the neither part of mount. anfaer returned. 18 And mount Sinai was altogether on IN the third month, when the children a fioke because the LORD defcended u of Ifrael were gone forth out of the on it in fire: and the fmoke thereof afland of Egypt the fame day came they into cended as the fioke of a furnace, and the the wilderness of Sinai. whole mount quaked greatly.

2 For they were departed from Rephi-19 And when the voyce of the trumpet dim, & were come to the defart of Sinai, founded long, and waxed lowder and and had pitched in the wilderness, and lowder, Mofes fpake, and God answered there Ifrael camped before the mount. him by a voyce.

3 And Mofes went up unto God,and the 20 And the LORD came down upon LORD called unto him out of the moun- mount Sinai,on the top of the mount:and tain,faying, Thus fhalt thou fay to houfe the LORD called Mofes up to the top of the of Jacob, and tell the children of Ifrael. mount; and Mofes went up..

4 Ye have feen what I did unto the 21 And the LORD faid unto Mo ́es, Go Egyptians, and bow I bare you on eagles down, charge the people,leaft they breakwings, and brought you unto my felf. through unto the LORD to gaze, and ma5 Now therefore, if ye will obey my ny of them rerifh.

voyce indeed,and keep my covenant, then 22 And let the Priefts alfo which come ye fhall be a peculiar treafure unto me near to the LORD, fanctifie themfelvs above all people: for all the earth is mine. leaft the LORD break forth upon them, 6 And ye fhall be unto me a kingdom 23 And Mofes faid unto the LORD, the of priests, and an holy nation. There are people cannot come up to mount Sinai: the words which thou shalt fpeak unto for thou chargedit us, faying,Set bounds the children of Ifrael. about the mount, and fanctifie it.

7 And Mofes came and called for the elders of the people, and laid before their faces all these words which the LORD commanded him.

8 And all the people answered toge ther, and faid All that the LORD hath fpoken, we will do. And Mofes returned the words of the people unto the LORD.

9 And the LORD faid unto Mofes, Lo, I come unto thee in a thick cloud, that the people may hear when I fpeak with thee and beleeve thee for ever. And Mofes told the words of the people unto the LORD.

24 And the LORD aid unto him,Away, get thee down, and thou fhalt come up, thou, and Aaron with thee: but let no the priests and the people break through, to come up unto the LORD, left he break forth upon them.

25 So Mofes went down unto the people, and fpake unto them.

The ten commandments. 22 Idolaters
forbidden. 24 Of what fort the a.tar
Should be.

Nd God fpake all these words, faying Toy And the LORD faid unto Mofes, A 21 am the LORD thy God, which Go unto the people, and fanctifie them to have brought thee out of the land of Eday and to morrow, and let them wash gypt, out of the houfe of bondage. 3Thou shalt have no other gods before And be ready against the third day: me. for the third day the LORD will come. down in the fight of all the people, upon mount Sinai.

their clothes:

4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image,or any likeness of any thing is in heaven above, or y is in the earth 12 And thou fha't fet bounds unto the beneathory is in the water under earth, people round about, faying,Take heed to 5 Thou shalt not bow down thy fell to your felvs, that ye go not up into the theminor ferve them: for I the LORD thymount, or touch the border of it: whofo- God am a jealous God, vifiting & iniquity ever toucheth the mount, fhafi be furely of fathers upon children unto third put to death. and fourth generation ofthem y hate me: 13 There shall not a hand touch it,but 6 And fhewing mercy unto thoufanda he fhall furely be ftoned or fhot through, ofthem that love me, and keep my cumwhether it be beaft or man it fhall not mandments. Live: when the trumpet foundeth long, they fhall come to the mount,

7 Thoufhalt not take the Name of the LORD thy God in vain, for the LORD will G-5

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Exodus. not hold him guiltlefs that taketh his Name in vain.

BRemember fabbath day,to keep it holy 9 Six days fhalt thou labour, and do all thy work.

Divers laws. 3. If he came in by himself, he shall go out by himself; it he were married, then his wife fhall go out with him,

4. If his mafter have given him a wife, and he have born him tons or daughters; the wife and her children shall be her ma fters, and he fhall go out by himfelf.

To But the feventh day is the fabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do aly work, thou, nor thy fon, nor thy 5 And if the fervant fhall plainly fay, I daughter, thy man-fervant, nor thy love my mafter, my wife,and my children, maid-tervant, nor thy cattel, nor thy I will not go out free: tranger that is within thy gates

For in fix days the LORD made heaven and earth, the fea, and all hat in them is; &refted the feenth day: wherefore the LORD bleed the fabbath-day, and hallowed it.

6 Then his mafter fhall bring him unto the judges; he shall alfo bring him to the doore, or unto the door-polt, and his mafter fhall bore his ear through with an awl, and he fhall ferve him for ever. 7 And if a man fell his daughter to be maid-fervant, fhe fhall not go out as the men-fervants do.

12 Honour thy father and thy mother: a that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee. 13 Thou shalt not kill.

14 Thou shalt not commit adultery. 15 Thou shalt not fleal.

16 Thou halt not bear falfe witnefs against thy neighbour.

17 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbours houle, thou shalt not covet thy neighhbours wite, nor his man-fervant, nor his maid-fervant, nor his ox, nor his afs, nor any thing that is thy neighbours,

18 And all the people faw the thundrings and the lightnings, and the noife of the trumpet and the mountain imoking: and when the people faw it, they removed, and food afar off,

19 And they faid unto Mofes, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God fpeak with us, left we die.

20 And Mofes faid unto the people, Fear not for God is come to prove you, d that his fear may be before your faces, that ye in not.

21 And the people flood afar off, and Mofes drew near unto the thick darkness where God was.

22 And the LORD faid unto Mofes, Thus thoufhalt fay unto the children of rael, Yehave fees that I have talked with you from heaven.

23 Ye fhall not make me gods of fiver, neither fhal ye make unto you godsof gold 24 Analar of earth thou shalt make nto me, and haft facrifice thereon thy burnt-offerings and thy peace-offerings, thy fheep and thine oxen: In all places where Irecord my Name, I will come #oto thee, and I will bless thee.

25 And ifthou wilt make me an altar of ftone, thou shalt not build it of hewen one: forifthou lift up thy tool upon it, thou haft polluted it.

26 Neither halt thou go up by fteps unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not difcovered thereon


Laws for men-fervants, 7 for womenFervants, for man-flaughter. 17 For urfers of parents.

Now there are the judgements which

thou shalt fet before them.

2 Ifthou buy an Hebrew fervant, fix years he fhall ferve, and in the feventh he ill go out free for nothing.

8 If the pleafe not her mafter, who hath betrothed her to himself, then thall he let her be redeemed; To fell her unto a ftrange nation he fhall have no power, feeing he hath dealt deceitfully with her.

And if he have betrothed her unto his fon, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters,

to If he take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of mar riage fhall be not'diminish.

11 And if he do not thele three unto her, then shall he go out free without money

12 He that fmiteth a man, fo that he die fhall be (urely put to death.

13 And if a man ly not in wait, but God. deliver bim into his hand; then I will ap point thee a place whither he hall fee.

14 Butifa man come prefumptuoufly upon his neighbour, to flay him with guil: thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.

15 And he that fmiteth his father, or his mother, fhall be furely put to death.

16 And he that ftealeth a man, and felieth him, or if he be found in his hand, he fhall furely be put to death.

17 And he that curleth his father, or his mother, fhall furely be put to death.

18 And if men ftrive together, and one finite another with a ftone, or with bis fifts. and he die not, but keepeth bis bed;

19 Ifhe rife again, and walk abroad upon his flaff: then fhall he that fimote bim, be quit: orely be fhall pay for the lofe of his time, and fhall caule bim to be throughly healed.

20 And ifa man finite his fervant, or his maid with a rod, and he die under his hand, he fhall be furely punished.

21 Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he fhall not be punished; for he is his money.

22 Ifmen itrive, and hurt a woman with child, fo that her fruit depart from her, and yet no mifchief follow: he fhall befurely punished according as the womans husband will lay upon him; and he

all pay as the judges determin.

23 And if any nifchief follow, then thou fhalt give lite for life,

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24 Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand: 25 Burns

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Chap. xxif. 25 Burning for burning; wound for wound, ftripe for ftripe.

269 And if a man finite the eye of his fervant, or the eye of his maid, hat it perfh: he fhall let him go free for his eyes fake. 27 And if he (hite out his man-fervants tooth, or his maid-fervants tooth,he fhall let him go free for his tooths fake.

28 tan ox gure a man or a woman, that they die: then the ox fhall be furely ftoned, and his flefh fhall not be eaten: but the owner of the ox fhall be quit

29 But if the ox were wont to push with his horn in time paft, and it hath been teftified to his owner, and he hath not kept him in, but that he hath killed a man or a woman; the ox fhall be ftoned, and his owner alfo fhall be put to death.

30 If there be laid on him a fum of monay, then he shall give for the ranfon of his life, whatfoever is laid upon him.

31 Whether he have gored a fon, or have gored a daughter, according to this judgement fhall it be done unto him.

32 If the ox fhall pufh a man-fervant, or a maid-fervant;he hall give unto their mafter thirty thesels of filver, and the ox hall be toned.

33 And if a man fhall open a pit, or if a man fhalldig a pit,and not cover it,and an ox or an afs fall therein:

34 Theoer of the pit fhall make it good, and givemoney unto the owner of them, and the dead beat thall be his.

35 Andifone mans ox hurt anothersthat he die,then they fhall fell the live-ox, and divide the money of it, and the dead x allo they fhall divide.

36 Or if it be known that the ox hath ufed to push in time paft, and his owner hath not kept him in; he fhall furely pay ox for ox, and the dead fhall be his own. CHA P. XXII.

1 of theft. 5 Of dammage. 7 Of trespas Jes. 14 Of borrowing. 16 0f fornication. 18 of witch-craft.

a man hall teal an ox or a fleep, & kill it,orfellit:he fhal reftore five oxen for an ox, and four fheep for a fheep.

2 If a thief be found breaking up, and be fmittea that he die, there fhall no blood be fhed for him.

3 If the fun be rifen upon him: there bill be bloud bed for him: for he should make full reftitution: if he have nothing, then he fhall be fold for his theft.

4 If the theft be certainly found in his hand alive, whether it be ox or afs, or freep; he fhall restore double.

fifa man fhall caufe a field or vine yard to be eaten, & fhall put in his beaft, and fhall feed in another mans field: of beft of his own field, and of the best of his own vineyard fhall he make reftitution.

6. If fire break out, & catch in thorns, fo that tile ftacks of corn, or the itanding corn, or the field be confumed therewith: ne that kindled the fire, fhall furely make reftitution,

If a man fhalf deliver unto his sei_hbour money or stuff to keep, and-it

novistarice? bettolen out of the mans houtes it the thief be found, letim pay double.

8 If the thief be not found, then the master of the houfe fhall be brought unto the judges, to fee whether he hath put his hand unto his neighbours goods.

9 Forall manner of trefpafs, whether it be for ox, for afs, for fheep, for raimest, or for any manner of loft thing, which another challenge h to be his: the cause of both parties fhall come before judges, and whom the judges fhall condemn, he fhall pay double unto his neighbour.

10 If a man deliver unto his neighbour an afs, or an ox, or a fheen, or any bealt to kee: and it die, or be hurt, or driven away, no man feeing it:

1 Then fhall an oath of the LORD be between them both, that he hath not put his hand unto his neighbours goods: and the owner of it fall accept thereof, and he fhall not make it good.

12 And if it be ftolen from him, he shall make reftitution unto the owner thereof.

13 If it be torn in pieces, then let him bring it for witnefs, and he shall not make good that which was torn.

14 And if a man borrow ought of his neighbour, & it be hurt,or die, the owner thereof being not with it; he shall furely make it good.

15 But if the owner thereof be with it, he thall not make it good: if it be an hired thing, it came for his hire.

16 Andifa man entice a maid that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he fall furely endow her to be his wife.

17 Ifher father utterly refufe to give her unto him, he fhall pay money according to the dowry of virgins.


18 Thou shalt not fuflera witch to live: 19 Whofoever lieth with a beat, fhall furely be put to death.

20 He that facrificeth unto any God, fave unto the LORD onely, he fhall be utterly deftroyed.

21 Thou shall neither vex a stranger, nor opprefs him: for ye were trangers in the land of Egypt.

22 Ye fhall not afflict any widow, er fatherless child.

23 Ifthon atlict them in any wife, and they cry at all unto me, I will furely hear their cry:

24 And my wrath fhall wax hot, and I will kill you with the word and your wives fhall be widows; and your children fatherlefs.

25¶Ifthou lend money to any of my pe pie that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an ufurer, neither fhalt thou lay upon him ufury,

26 Ifthou at all take thy neighbours raiment to pledge, thou fhalt deliver ic unto him by that the fun goeth down. 27 Forthat is his covering onely, it is his raiment for his skin: wherein falte fleep? and it fhall come to pafs, when he crie h unto me, y I will hear: for I am gración.

287 Thou shalt not revile the gods, nos cuffe the ruler of thy people

of the Sabbath. Exodus. A bleßing promised. 2011 hou shalt not delay to offer the firit 17 Three times in the year all thy males of thy ripe fruits & of thy liquors: yfirft- thall appear before the LORD God. born of thy tons fhalt thou give unto me. 18 Thou shalt not offer the blood of my 30 Likewife halt thou do with thine facrifice with leavened bread, neither that oxen, and with thy fheep: feven days it the fat of my facrifice remain untill the fhall be with his dam, on the eight day morning.

thou fhalt give it nie.

19 The first of the firft-fruits of the 31 And ye shall be holy men unto me: land thou shalt bring into the houfe of the neither fhall ye eat any fleth that is torn of LORD thy God. Thou fhatt not feethe a beafts in field: ye shall caft it to y dogs. kid in his mothers milk.


20 ¶ Behold, I tend an angel before Of ander and false witness. 12 of thethee to keep thee in the way, and to bring Sabbath. 13 Ofidolatry. 20 A bleßing thee into the place which I have prepared. promised to the obedient. 21 Beware of him, and obey his voyce, Houfhalt not raile a falfe report: put provoke him not: for he will not pardon Tnot thine hand with the wicked to be your tranfgreflions for my name is in him an uurighteous witnefs. 22 But if thou fhalt indeed obey his. 2 Thou shalt not follow a multitude voyce, and do all that I fpeak, then I will to do evill, neither fhalt thou fpeak in a be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an ufe, to decline after many, to wreft adverfarie unto thine adverlaries. judgement. 23 For mineangel thall go before thee, 3 Neither fhalt thou countenance a and bring thee in unto the Amorites, and poor man in his caufe. the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and the 4 If thou meet thine enemies ox of Canaanites, and the Hivites, and the his afs going aftray, thou fhalt furely Jebutites: and I will cut them off. bring it back to him again, 24 Thou shalt not bow down to their Ifthou fee the afs of him that hateth gods, norferve them, nor do after their thee, lying under his burden,and wouldeft works: but thou fhalt utterly overthrow forbear to help him, thou fhalt furely help them, and quite brea's down their images. with him. 25 And ye shall ferve the LORD your 6 Thou shalt not wreft the judgement God, and he thall blefs thy bread and thy of thy poor in his caufe. water: and I will takeficknefs away from

Keep thee far from a falfe matter:and the midst of thee. the innocent and righteous flay thou not: for I will not justifie the wicked.

26 There fhall nothing caft their young, nor be barren in thy land:the num 8 And thou shalt take no gift: for the ber of thy days I will fulfill. gift blindeth the wife, and perverteth the 27 I will lend my fear before thee, and words of the righteous. will deltroy all the people to whom theu: Alfo thou shalt not opprefs a ftranger;falt come, and I will make all thine ene for ye know the heart of a ftranger,feeing mies turn their backs unto thee. ye were ftrangers in the lander Egypt. 28 And I will fend hornets before thee, 10 And fix years thou shalt fow thy land, which fhall drive out the Hivite, the Caand fhalt gather in the fruits thereof. naanite, & the Hittite from before thee, II But the feventh year thou fhalt let it 29 I will not drive them out from before relt, and lie ftill, that the poor of thy thee in one year, let the land become de people mayear, and what they leave, the folate, and the beaft of the field multiply. beats of the field fhall eat. In like man-against thee.

ser thou shalt deal with thy vineyard, and 30 By little and little I will drive them with thy olive-yard. out from before thee, untill thou be in12 Six days thou fhalt do thy work, & created, and inherit the land. on the feventh day thou shalt relt: that 31 And I will fet thy bounds from the thine ox and thine afs may rest, and the Red-fea even unto the fea of the Philif fon of thy hand-maid, and the stranger tins, and from the defart unto the river: may be refreshed. for I will deliver the inhabitants of the 13 And in all things that I have faid land into your hands and thou shalt drive anto you, be circumfpect: and make no them out before thee. mention of the names of other gods, meither let it be heard out of thy mouth. 14 Threetimes thoufhalt keep a feaft to me in the year.

32 Thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor with their gods.

33 They fhall not dwell in thy land, leaft they make thee fin againft me: for it thou ferve their gods, it will furely be a foare

CHAP. XXIV. Mofes is called up into the mountain. 3 The people promife obedience. 9 The glory of God appeareth.

15 Thou shalt keep the feaft of unleavened bread: thou shalt eat unleavened unto thee. bread feven days, as I commanded thee in the time appointed of the monethAbib: t For in it thou cameft out from Egypt: and none fhall appear before me emory. 16 And the feat of harveft, the fift-fruits Nd he faid unto Mofes, Come up unto of thy labours, which thou haft fown in the the LORD, thou and Aaron, Nada' held: and the feaft of ingathering, which and Abihu, and feventy of the elders of in the end of the year when thou haft Ifract: and worship ye afar off.

gathered in thy labours put of the field. 2 And Mufes alone fhall come near the

Gods glory

Chap. xxv.

The mercy feat.

LORD: but they fhall not come nigh, nei-they bring me an offering: of every man ther hall the people go up with him. 3And Mofes came and told the people fhall take my offering.. that giveth it willingly with his heart, ye meme words of the LORD, & all the judge 3 And this is the offering which ye fhalt ments: and all the people anfwered with take of them, gold, and hiver, and brats. one voyce, and faid, All the words which the LORD hath faid, will we do.. 4 And blue, and purple, and fcarlet, And Mofes wrote all the words of 5 And ram-skins died red, and badgersand fine linen, and goats-hair, the LORD, and rofe up early in the morn- skins, and fhittn-wood, ing, and builded an altar under the hill, 6 Oyl for the light, fpices for anointing and twelve pillars according to the oyl, and for fweet incenfe,

twelve tribes of Ifrael.

dren of Ifrael, which offered burnt-offerAnd he fent young men of the chilngs, and facrificed peace-ufferings of 6 And Moles took half of the blood, and put it in bafons, and half of the blood he fprinkled on the altar..

oxen unto the LORD.

7 And he took the book of the covenant,

and read in the audience of the people:

the ephod and in the breaft-plate.
7 Onyx-ftones, and itones to be fet in

8 And let them make me a fanctuary,

that I may dwell am ngt them.
ter the patern of the tabernacle, and the
9 According to all that I fhew thee, af-
patern of all the inftruments thereof,
even fo fhall ye make it.

hittim-wood: two cubits and a half ball to. And they hall make an ark of and they faid, All that the LORD hath be the length thereof, and a cubit and a faid, will we do, and be obedient. half the breadth thereof, and a cubit and

8 And Mofes took the blood, and fprink- a half the height thereof. led it on the people, and faid, Behold, the

blood of the covenant, which the LORD gold, within and without fhalt thou over11 And thoufhalt overlay it with pure wath made with you concerning all thefe lay it: and fhalt make upon it a crown of gold round about.


of Ifrael.

Then went up Mofes and Aaron, Na-12 And thou shalt caft four rings of gold dab and Abihu, and feventy of the elders for it, and put them in the four corners To And they faw the God Ifrael: and of it, and two rings in the other fide of it thereof, & two rings fall be in one fide there was under his feet, as it were a paved work of a faphire-ftone, and as it were tim-wood, and overlay them with gold. 13 And thou shalt make ftaves of hitthe body of heaven in bis clearnefs. And upon the nobles of the children rings, by the fides of the ark, that the ark 14 And thou shalt put the ftaves into the of Ifrael he laid not his hand: alfo they may be born with them.

faw God, and did eat and drink.

12 And the LORD faid unto Mofes, the ark: they fhall not be taken from it. 15 The ftaves fhall be in the rings of 16 And houfhalt put into the ark the

Come upto me into the mount,&be there:

and I will give thee tables offtone, and a teftimony which I fhall give thee.
raw, and commandments which I have
written; that thou mayelf teach them.

17 And thou shalt make a mercy-feat 13 And Mofes refe up, and his minifter be the length thereof, and a cubit and a of pure gold: two cubits and a half fall. Jofhuah and Moles went up into the half the breadth thereof.

mount of God.

let hini come unto them."


18 And thou fhalt make two cherubims

14 And he faid unto the elders, Tarry of gold: of beaten work fhalt thou make ye here for us, untill we come again unto them, in the two ends of the mercy-feat. you: and behold, Aaron and Hur are with 19 And make one cherub on the one end, you: if any man have any matters to do, and the other cherub on the other end : and a cloud covered the moust. And Mofes went up into the mount, cherubims on the two ends thereof. even of the mercy-feat fhall ye make the 16 And the glory of the LORD abode their wings on high covering the mercy 20 And the cherubims fhall ftretch forth up on mount Sinai, and the cloud covered feat with their wings and their faces ha it fix days: and the feventh day he called look one to another: toward the mercyunto Mofes out of the midst of the cloud. feat fhall the faces of the cherubins be. 17. And the light of the gloryof LORD 21 And thou shalt put mercy-feat above was like devour ing fire on the top of the upon the ark, and in the ark thou shalt mount,in eyes of the children of Ifrael. put the teftimony that I shall give thee. 18 And Mofes went into the midst of 22 And there I will meet with thee, and the cloud, and gat him up into the mount, I wil commune with thee, from above the and Mofes was in the mount fourty days, mercy-feat from between the two cheru

and fourty nights.


bims which are upon the ark of the reftimony, of all things I will give thee in

1 The offering for the tabernacle. 10 The commandment unto y children of Ifrael..

form of the ark. 17 The mercy-feat. 22 The table, 31 and candlestick

23. Thou shalt allo make a table of fhittim-wood: two cubits ball be length and a cubit and a halfthe height thereof

Nd the LORD fpake unto Mofes, fay- thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof,


2 Speak unto the children of Ifrael, that 24. And thou fhalt overlay it with urep

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