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LEVITICUS. Aaron and his sons. 19 And he killed it; and Moses 30 And Moses took of the anointsprinkled the blood upon the altar ing oil, and of the blood which was round about.

upon the altar, and sprinkled it up20 And he cut the ram into pieces; on Aaron, and upon his garments, and Moses burnt the head, and the and upon his sons, and upon his sons' pieces, and the fat.

garments with him; and sanctified 21 And he washed the inwards and Aaron, and his garments, and his the legs in water; and Moses burnt sons, and his sons' garments with the whole ram upon the altar: it him. was a burnt sacrifice for a sweet 31 | And Moses said unto Aaron savour, and an offering made by and to his sons, Boil the flesh at the fire unto the LORD; as the Lord door of the tabernacle of the congrecommanded Moses.

gation; and there eat it with the 22 And he brought the other bread that is in the basket of conram, the ram of consecration : and secrations, as I commanded, saying, Aaron and his sons laid their hands Aaron and his sons shall eat it. upon the head of the ram.

32 And that which remaineth of 23 And he slew it; and Moses took the flesh and of the bread shall ye of the blood of it, and put it upon burn with fire. the tip of Aaron's right ear, and up 33 And ye shall not go out of the on the thumb of his right hand, and door of the tabernacle of the conupon the great toe of his right foot. gregation in seven days, until the

24 And he brought Aaron's sons, days of your consecration be at an and Moses put of the blood upon the end : for seven days shall he consetip of their right ear, and upon the crate you. thumbs of their right hands, and 34 As he hath done this day, so the upon the great toes of their right LORD hath commanded to do, to feet: and Moses sprinkled the blood make an atonement for you. upon the altar round about.

35 Therefore shall ye abide at the 25 And he took the fat, and the door of the tabernacle of the conrump, and all the fat that was upon gregation day and night seven days, the inwards, and the caul above the and keep the charge of the Lord, liver, and the two kidneys, and their that ye die not: for so I am comfat, and the right shoulder:

manded. 26 And out of the basket of un 36 So Aaron and his sons did all leavened bread, that was before the things which the LORD commanded Lord, he took one unleavened cake, by the hand of Moses. and a cake of oiled bread, and one

CHAPTER IX. wafer, and put them on the fat, and The first offerings of Aaron, for himself and the upon the right shoulder:

people. The sin offering, 12 and the burnt of 27 And he put all upon Aaron's

fering for himself. 15 The offerings for the per.

ple. 23 Mases and Aaron bless the people. 24 Fire hands, and upon his sons' hands, and cometh from the Lord upon the aliar. waved them for a wave offering before the LORD,

day, that Moses called Aaron 28 And Moses took them from off and his sons, and the elders of Istheir hands, and burnt them on the rael ; altar upon the burnt offering: they 2 And he said unto Aaron, Take were consecrations for a sweet sa- thee a young calf for a sin offering, vour: it is an offering made by fire and a ram for a burnt offering, withunto the LORD.

out blemish, and offer them before 29 And Moses took the breast, and the LORD. waved it for a wave offering before 3 And unto the children of Israel the Lord: for of the ram of conse- thou shalt speak, saying, Take ye cration it was Moses' part; as the kid of the goats for a sin offering; LORD commanded Moses.

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The peace offering. first year, without blemish, for a 16 And he brought the burnt offerburnt offering;

ing, and offered it according to the 4 Also a bullock and a ram for manner. peace offerings, to sacrifice before

17 And he brought the meat offerthe LORD; and a meat offering min- ing, and took a handful thereof, and gled with oil: for to day the LORD burnt it upon the altar, beside the will appear unto you.

burnt sacrifice of the morning. 5 And they brought that which 18 He slew also the bullock and Moses commanded before the tab- the ram for a sacrifice of peace ofernacle of the congregation: and ferings, which was for the people: all the congregation drew near and and Aaron's sons presented unto stood before the LORD.

him the blood, which he sprinkled 6 And Moses said, This is the thing upon the altar round about, which the Lord commanded that ye 19 And the fat of the bullock and should do: and the glory of the LORD of the ram, the rump, and that which shall appear unto you.

covereth the inwards, and the kid7 And Moses said unto Aaron, Go neys, and the caul above the liver: unto the altar, and offer thy sin of 20 And they put the fat upon

the fering, and thy burnt offering, and breasts, and he burnt the fat upon make an atonement for thyself, and the altar: for the people: and offer the offering 21 And the breasts and the right of the people

, and make an atone shoulder Aaron waved for a wave ment for them; as the LORD com- offering before the LORD; as Moses manded.

commanded. 8 Aaron therefore went unto the 22 And Aaron lifted up his hand toaltar, and slew the calf of the sin ward the people, and blessed them; offering, which was for himself. and came down from offering of the 9 And the sons of Aaron brought sin offering, and the burnt offering, the blood unto him: and he dipped and peace offerings. his finger in the blood, and put it 23 And Moses and Aaron went into upon the horns of the altar, and the tabernacle of the congregation, poured out the blood at the bottom and came out, and blessed the peoof the altar:

ple: and the glory of the LORD ap10 But the fat, and the kidneys, peared unto all the people. and the caul above the liver of the 24 And there came a fire out from sin offering, he burnt upon the al- before the Lord, and consumed upon tar; as the Lord commanded Moses. the altar the burnt offering and the

11 And the flesh and the hide he fat: which when all the people saw, burnt with fire without the camp. they shouted, and fell on their faces. 12 And he slew the burnt offering;

CHAPTER X. and Aaron's sons presented unto him

Nadab and Abihu, for offering strange fire, are the blood, which he sprinkled round consumed. 6 Aaron and his sons are forbidden about upon the altar.

to mourn for them. 8 The priests are forbidden

wine when they go into the tabernacle. 12 The 13 And they presented the burnt law of eating the holy things. 16 Aaron's exoffering unto him, with the pieces cuse for transgressing thereof.

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LEVITICUS. Eating holy things. This is it that the Lord spake, say- 14 And the wave breast and heave ing, I will be sanctified in them that shoulder shall ye eat in a clean come nigh me, and before all the place; thou, and thy sons, and thy people I will be glorified. And daughters with thee: for they be thy Aaron held his peace.

due, and thy sons' due, which are 4 And Moses called Mishael and given out of the sacrifices of peace Elzaphan, the sons of Uzziel the offerings of the children of Israel. uncle of Aaron, and said unto them, 15 The heave shoulder and the Come near, carry your brethren from wave breast shall they bring with before the sanctuary out of the camp. the offerings made by fire of the fat, 5 So they went near, and carried to wave it for a wave offering bethem in their coats out of the camp; fore the LORD; and it shall be thine, as Moses had said.

and thy sons' with thee, by a stat6 And Moses said unto Aaron, and ute for ever; as the Lord hath comunto Eleazar and unto Ithamar, his manded. sons, Uncover not your heads, nei 16 And Moses diligently sought the ther rend your clothes ; lest ye die, goat of the sin offering, and, behold, it and lest wrath come upon all the was burnt: and he was angry with people: but let your brethren, the Eleazar and Ithamar, the sons of whole house of Israel, bewail the Aaron which were left alive, saying, burning which the Lord hath kin- 17 Wherefore have ye not eaten dled.

the sin offering in the holy place, 7 And ye shall not go out from the seeing it is most holy, and God hath door of the tabernacle of the con- given it you to bear the iniquity of gregation, lest ye die: for the anoint- the congregation, to make atoneing oil of the LORD is upon you. ment for them before the Lord? And they did according to the word 18 Behold, the blood of it was not of Moses.

brought in within the holy place : ye 8 And the LORD spake unto should indeed have eaten it in the Aaron, saying,

holy place, as I commanded. 9 Do not drink wine nor strong 19 And Aaron said unto Moses, drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee, Behold, this day have they offered when ye go into the tabernacle of their sin offering and their burnt the congregation, lest ye die: it offering before the LORD; and such shall be a statute for ever through- things have befallen me: and if I out your generations :

had eaten the sin offering to day, 10. And that ye may put difference should it have been accepted in the between holy and unholy, and be sight of the LORD? tween unclean and clean;

20 And when Moses heard that, 11 And that ye may teach the chil- he was content. dren of Israel all the statutes which the Lord hath spoken unto them by

CHAPTER XI. the hand of Moses.

What beasts may, and what may not be eaten. 9

What fishes, 13 What fowls. 29 The creeping 12 And Moses spake unto Aaron, things which are unclean.

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and to Aaron, saying them, meat offering that remaineth of the 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, offerings of the Lord made by fire, saying, These are the beasts which and eat it without leaven beside the ye shall eat among all the beasts altar: for it is most holy.

that are on the earth. 13 And ye shall eat it in the holy 3 Whatsoever parteth the hoof, and place, because it is thy due, and thy is clovenfooted, and cheweth the cud, Bons' due, of the sacrifices of the among the beasts, that shall ye eat. LORD made by fire: for so I am 4 Nevertheless, these shall ye not commanded.

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may not be eaten. them that divide the hoof: as the 21 Yet these may ye eat of every camel, because he cheweth the cud, flying creeping thing that goeth upbut divideth not the hoof; he is un- on all four, which have legs above clean unto you.

their feet, to leap withal upon the 5 And the coney, because he chew- earth ; eth the cud, but divideth not the 22 Even these of them ye may hoof; he is unclean unto you. eat; the locust after his kind, and 6 And the hare, because he chew. the bald locust after his kind, and eth the cud, but divideth not the the beetle after his kind, and the hoof; he is unclean unto you.

grasshopper after his kind. 7 And the swine, though he divide 23 But all other flying creeping the hoof, and be clovenfooted, yet things, which have four feet, shall he cheweth not the cud; he is un- be an abomination unto you.

24 And for these ye shall be un 8 Of their flesh shall ye not eat, clean: whosoever toucheth the carand their carcass shall ye not touch; cass of them shall be unclean until they are unclean to you.

the even. 9 ? These shall ye eat of all that 25 And whosoever beareth aught are in the waters: whatsoever hath of the carcass of them shall wash fins and scales in the waters, in the his clothes, and be unclean until seas, and in the rivers, them shall the even.

26 The carcasses of every beast 10 And all that have not fins and which divideth the hoof, and is not scales in the seas, and in the rivers, clovenfooted, nor cheweth the cud, of all that move in the waters, and are unclean unto you: every one of any living thing which is in the that toucheth them shall be unclean. waters, they shall be an abomina 27 And whatsoever goeth upon his

paws, among all manner of beasts 11 They shall be even an abomi- that go on all four, those are unnation unto you; ye shall not eat of clean unto you: whoso toucheth their flesh, but ye shall have their their carcass shall be unclean until carcasses in abomination.

the even. 12 Whatsoever hath no fins nor

28 And he that beareth the carcass scales in the waters, that shall be of them shall wash his clothes, and an abomination unto you.

be unclean until the even: they are 13. And these are they which ye unclean unto you. shall have in abomination among

29 | These also shall be unclean the fowls; they shall not be eaten, unto you among the creeping things they are an abomination: the eagle, that creep upon the earth; the weaand the ossifrage, and the ospray,

sel, and the mouse, and the tortoise 14 And the vulture, and the kite after his kind, after his kind;

30 And the ferret, and the chame. 15 Every raven after his kind ; leon, and the lizard, and the snail, 16 And the owl, and the night- and the mole. hawk and the cuckoo, and the

31 These are unclean to you among hawk ulter his kind,

all that creep: whosoever doth touch 17 And the little owl, and the cor- them, when they be dead, shall be morant, and the great owl,

unclean until the even. 18 And the swan, and the pelican, 32 And upon whatsoever any of and the gier eagle,

them, when they are dead, doth fall, 19 And the stork, the heron after her it shall be unclean; whether it be kind, and the lapwing, and the bat. any vessel of wood, or raiment, or 20 All fowls that creep, going upon skin, or sack, whatsoever vessel it all four, shall be an abomination un- be, wherein any work is done, it

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may not be eaten. shall be unclean until the even; so am holy: neither shall ye defile yourit shall be cleansed.

selves with any manner of creeping 33 And every earthen vessel, | thing that creepeth upon the earth. whereinto any of them falleth, 45 For I am the LORD that bringwhatsoever is in it shall be un- eth you up out of the land of Egypt, clean; and ye shall break it. to be your God: ye shall therefore

34 Of all meat which may be eat be holy, for I am holy. en, that on which such water com 46 This is the law of the beasts, eth shall be unclean: and all drink and of the fowl, and of every living that may be drunk in every such creature that moveth in the waters, vessel shall be unclean.

and of every creature that creepeth 35 And every thing whereupon any upon the earth : part of their carcass falleth shall be 47 To make a difference between unclean; whether it be oven, or ranges the unclean and the clean, and befor pots, they shall be broken down: tween the beast that may be eaten for they are unclean, and shall be and the beast that may not be eaten. unclean unto you.'

CHAPTER XII. 36 Nevertheless a fountain or pit,

The purification of a woman after childbirth. wherein there is plenty of water, shall 6° Her offerings for her purifying.

clean: but that their carcass shall be unclean.

saying, 37 And if any part of their carcass 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, fall upon any sowing seed which is saying, If a woman have conceived to be sown, it shall be clean.

seed, and borne a man child, then 38 But if any water be put upon she shall be unclean seven days ; the seed, and any part of their car according to the days of the sepacass fall thereon, it shall be unclean ration for her infirmity shall she be

unclean. 39 And if any beast, of which ye 3 And in the eighth day the flesh may eat, die; he that toucheth the of his foreskin shall be circumcised. carcass thereof shall be unclean un 4 And she shall then continue in til the even.

the blood of her purifying three and 40 And he that eateth of the car- thirty days; she shall touch no halcass of it shall wash his clothes, and lowed thing, nor come into the sancbe unclean until the even: he also tuary, until the days of her purifythat beareth the carcass of it shall ing be fulfilled. wash his clothes, and be unclean 5 But if she bear a maid child, then antil the even.

she shall be unclean two weeks, as 41 And every creeping thing that in her separation: and she shall concreepeth upon the earth shall be an tinue in the blood of her purifying abomination; it shall not be eaten. threescore and six days.

42 Whatsoever goeth upon the bel 6 And when the days of her purily, and whatsoever goeth upon all fying are fulfilled, for a son, or for a four, or whatsoever hath more feet daughter, she shall bring a lamb of among all creeping things that creep the first year for a burnt offering, and upon the earth, them ye shall not a young pigeon, or a turtledove, :ur eat; for they are an abomination. a sin offering, unto the door of the

43 Ye shail not make yourselves tabernacle of the congregation, unto abominable with any creeping thing the priest : that creepeth, neither shall ye make 7 Who shall offer it before the yourselves unclean with them, that LORD, and make an atonement for ye should be defiled thereby. her; and she shall be cleansed from 44 For I am the LORD your God: the issue of her blood. This is the ye shall therefore sanctify your law for her that hath borne a male selves, and ye shall be holy; for I or a female.

unto you.

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