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the vessels thereof within a cover51 And Moses gave the money of ing of badgers' skins, and shall put them that were redeemed unto it upon a bar. Aaron and to his sons, according to 11 And upon the golden altar they the word of the Lord, as the LORD shall spread a cloth of blue, and commanded Moses.
cover it with a covering of badg
ers' skins, and shall put to the CHAPTER IV.
staves thereof: The age and time of the Leviles' service. 4. The 12 And they shall take all the inservice of the Kohathites, when the priests have taken down the tabernacle. 16 The charge of struments of ministry, wherewith Eleazar. 17 The office of the priests. 2i The they minister in the sanctuary, and rariter. *34 The number of the Kohathiles, 38 put them in a cloth of blue, and covof the Gershonites, 42 and of the Merarites. er them with a covering of badgers' ND the Lord spake unto Moses skins, and shall put them on a bar. and unto Aaron, saying,
13 And they shall take away the 2 Take the sum of the sons of Ko- ashes from the altar, and spread a hath from among the sons of Levi, purple cloth thereon: after their families, by the house of 14 And they shall put upon it all their fathers,
the vessels thereof, wherewith they 3 From thirty years old and up- minister about it, even the censers, ward even until fifty years old, all the fleshhooks, and the shovels, and that enter into the host, to do the the basins, all the vessels of the alwork in the tabernacle of the con- tar; and they shall spread upon it gregation.
a covering of badgers' skins, and 4 This shall be the service of the put to the staves of it. sons of Kohath in the tabernacle 15 And when Aaron and his sons of the congregation, about the most have made an end of covering the holy things.
sanctuary, and all the vessels of the 5 And when the camp setteth for- sanctuary, as the camp is to set forward, Aaron shall come, and his sons, ward; after that, the sons of Kohath and they shall take down the cover- shall come to bear it: but they shall ing vail, and cover the ark of testi- not touch any holy thing, lest they mony with it:
die. These things are the burden of 6 And shall put thereon the cov- the sons of Kohath in the tabernacle ering of badgers' skins, and shall of the congregation. spread over it a cloth wholly of 16 And to the office of Eleazar the blue
, and shall put in the staves son of Aaron the priest pertaineth thereof.
the oil for the light, and the sweet 7 And upon the table of shewbread incense, and the daily meat offering, they shall spread a cloth of blue, and the anointing oil, and the overand put thereon the dishes, and the sight of all the tabernacle, and of spoons, and the bowls, and covers all that therein is, in the sanctuary, to cover withal: and the continual and in the vessels thereof. bread shall be thereon:
17 And the LORD spake unto Mo8 And they shall spread upon them ses and unto Aaron, saying, a cloth of scarlet, and cover the same 18 Cut ye not off the tribe of the with a covering of badgers' skins, families of the Kohathites from and shall put in the staves thereof. among the Levites: 9 And they shall take a cloth of 19 But thus do unto them, that blue, and cover the candlestick of they may live, and not die, when the light, and his lamps, and his they approach unto the most holy tongs, and his snuffdishes, and all things: Aaron and his sons shall go
Service of the Gershonites. NUMBERS. Number of the Kohathites, in, and appoint them every one to | 31 And this is the charge of their his service and to his burden: burden, according to all their sery
20 But they shall not go in to see ice in the tabernacle of the congrewhen the holy things are covered, gation; the boards of the tabernacle, lest they die.
and the bars thereof, and the pillars 21 And the LORD spake unto Mo- thereof, and sockets thereof, ses, saying,
32 And the pillars of the court 22 Take also the sum of the sons round about, and their sockets, and of Gershon, throughout the houses their pins, and their cords, with all of their fathers, by their families; their instruments, and with all their
23 From thirty years old and up- service: and by name ye shall reckward until fifty years old shalt thou on the instruments of the charge of number them; all that enter in to their burden. perform the service, to do the work 33 This is the service of the famiin the tabernacle of the congrega- lies of the sons of Merari, according tion.
to all their service, in the taberna24 This is the service of the fami- cle of the congregation, under the lies of the Gershonites, to serve, and hand of Ithamar the son of Aaron for burdens :
the priest. 25 And they shall bear the curtains 34 And Moses and Aaron and of the tabernacle, and the taberna- the chief of the congregation numcle of the congregation, his cover- bered the sons of the Kohathites ing, and the covering of the badgers' after their families, and after the skins that is above upon it, and the house of their fathers, hanging for the door of the taberna 35 From thirty years old and upcle of the congregation,
ward even unto fifty years old, every 26 And the hangings of the court, one that entereth into the service, and the hanging for the door of the for the work in the tabernacle of gate of the court, which is by the the congregation: tabernacle and by the altar round 36 And those that were numbered about, and their cords, and all the of them by their families were two instruments of their service, and all thousand seven hundred and fifty. that is made for them: so shall they 37 These were they that were numserve.
bered of the families of the Kohath27 At the appointment of Aaron ites, all that might do service in and his sons shall be all the service the tabernacle of the congregation, of the sons of the Gershonites, in all which Moses and Aaron did numtheir burdens, and in all their serv- ber according to the commandment ice: and ye shall appoint unto them of the Lord by the hand of Moses. in charge all their burdens,
38 And those that were numbered 28 This is the service of the fami- of the sons of Gershon, throughout lies of the sons of Gershon in the their families, and by the house of tabernacle of the congregation: their fathers, and their charge shall be under the 39 From thirty years old and uphand of Ithamar the son of Aaron ward even unto fifty years old, every the priest.
one that entereth into the service, 29 (As for the sons of Merari, thou for the work in the tabernacle of shalt number them after their fam- | the congregation, ilies, by the house of their fathers; 40 Even those that were numbered
30 From thirty years old and up- of them, throughout their families, ward even unto fifty years old shalt by the house of their fathers, were thou number them, every one that two thousand and six hundred and entereth into the service, to do the thirty. work of the tabernacle of the con 41 These are they that were numgregation.
bered of the families of the sons of
and of the Merarites. NUMBERS Restitution to be made. Gershon, of all that might do serv- put out, without the camp shall ye ice in the tabernacle of the con- put them; that they defile not their gregation, whom Moses and Aaron camps, in the midst whereof I dwell. did number according to the com 4 And the children of Israel did so, mandment of the LORD.
and put them out without the camp: 42 And those that were numbered as the LORD spake unto Moses, so of the families of the sons of Merari, did the children of Israel. throughout their families, by the 5 [ And the LORD spake unto Mohouse of their fathers,
ses, saying, 43 From thirty years old and up 6 Speak unto the children of Israel, ward even unto fifty years old, every When a man or woman shall comone that entereth into the service, mit any sin that men commit, to do for the work in the tabernacle of a trespass against the LORD, and the congregation,
that person be guilty ; 44 Even those that were number 7 Then they shall confess their sin ed of them after their families, were which they have done: and he shall three thousand and two hundred. recompense his trespass with the 45 These be those that were num- principal thereof, and add unto it bered of the families of the sons of the fifth part thereof, and give it Merari, whom Moses and Aaron unto him against whom he hath numbered according to the word trespassed. of the Lord by the hand of Moses. 8 But if the man have no kinsman
46 All those that were numbered to recompense the trespass unto, let of the Levites, whom Moses and the trespass be recompensed unto Aaron and the chief of Israel num- the LORD, even to the priest; beside bered, after their families, and after the ram of the atonement, wherethe house of their fathers,
by an atonement shall be made for 47 From thirty years old and up- him. ward even unto fifty years old, ev 9 And every offering of all the ery one that came to do the service holy things of the children of Israel, of the ministry, and the service of which they bring unto the priest, the burden in the tabernacle of the shall be his. congregation,
10 And every man's hallowed things 48 Even those that were numbered shall be his: whatsoever any man of them, were eight thousand and giveth the priest, it shall be his. five hundred and fourscore.
11 9 And the LORD spake unto Mo49 According to the commandment ses, saying, of the Lord they were numbered by 12 Speak unto the children of Isthe hand of Moses, every one accord- rael, and say unto them, If
any ing to his service, and according to man's wife go aside, and commit a bis burden: thus were they number- trespass against him, ed of him, as the Lord commanded 13 And a man lie with her carnally, and it be hid from the
of CHAPTER V.
her husband, and be kept close, and The unclean are to be removed out of the camp. 5
she be defiled, and there be no witRestitution is to be made in case of trespass. 11
ness against her, neither she be taThe form of trial in a case of jealousy. ken with the manner ; AND the Lord spake unto Moses, 14. And the spirit of jealousy come 2 Command the children of Israel, wife, and she be defiled; or if the that they put out of the camp every spirit of jealousy come upon him, leper
, and every one that hath an and he be jealous of his wife, and issue, and whosoever is defiled by she be not defiled :
15 Then shall the man bring his 3 Both male and female shall ye wife unto the priest, and he shall
The law of
17 And he shall offer the ram for 6 All the days that he separateth a sacrifice of peace offerings unto himself unto the Lord he shall come the LORD, with the basket of unat no dead body.
leavened bread: the priest shall of7 He shall not make himself un- fer also his meat offering, and his clean for his father, or for his moth- drink offering. er, for his brother, or for his sister, 18 And the Nazarite shall shave when they die: because the conse- the head of his separation at the cration of his God is upon his head. door of the tabernacle of the con
8 All the days of his separation he gregation, and shall take the hair is holy unto the LORD.
of the head of his separation, and 9 And if any man die very sudden- put it in the fire which is under ly by him, and he hath defiled the the sacrifice of the peace offerhead of his consecration; then he ings. shall shave his head in the day of 19 And the priest shall take the his cleansing, on the seventh day sodden shoulder of the ram, and one shall he shave it.
unleavened cake out of the basket, 10 And on the eighth day he shall and one unleavened wafer, and bring two turtles, or two young pig- shall put them upon the hands of eons , to the priest
, to the door of the the Nazarite, after the hair of his tabernacle of the congregation:
separation is shaven: 11 And the priest shall offer the 20 And the priest shall wave them one for a sin offering, and the other for a wave offering before the LORD: for a burnt offering, and make an this is holy for the priest, with the atonement for him, for that he sin- wave breast and heave shoulder: ned by the dead, and shall hallow and after that the Nazarite may his head that same day.
13 And this is the law of the Naz- separation.
sons, saying, On this wise ye shall
thee: 15 And a basket of unleavened 26 The LORD lift up his countebread, cakes of fine flour mingled nance upon thee, and give thee with oil
, and wafers of unleavened peace. bread anointed with oil, and their 27 And they shall put my name meat offering, and their drink offer- upon the children of Israel, and I ings.
will bless them.