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39 The one Lamb thou shalt offer in the Morning :

and the other Lamb thou shalt offer at Even.

40 And with the one Lamb a Tenth-deal of Flour mingled with the Fourth part of an Hin of beaten Oyl : and the Fourth part of an Hin of Wine for a Drink-offering.

41 And the other Lamb thou shalt offer at Even, and fhalt do thereto according to the Meat-offering of the Morning, and according to the Drink-offering thereof, for a sweet Savour, an Offering made by Fire unto the LORD.

42 This shall be a continual Burnt-offering throughout your Generations, at the Door of the Tabernacle of the Congregation, before the Lord: where I will meet you, to speak there unto thee.

43 And there I will meet with the Children of Israel, and the Tabernacle shall be sanctified by my Glory.

44 And I will fanctify the Tabernacle of the Congregation, and the Altar: I will fanctify also both AARON and his Sons, to MINISTER to me in the Priest's OPFICE. 45

i And I will DWELL among the Children of Israel, and walk in them, and I will be their

| 2 Cor. vi, 16 I will dwell in theme and will be their God.

God, and they shall be my PEOPLE. 46 And they shall know Rev. xxi. 3 And I heard a great that I am the LORD their hold, the TABERNACLE of God is

Voice out of Heaven, saying, BeGod, that brought them forth with Men and he will bwell with out of the Land of Egypt, them, and they shall be his people,

and God himself shall be with them, that I may DWELL amongst and be their God. them : I am the LORD their John xiv. 23 Jesus said, if a Mas God.

LOVE me, he will keep my Words :

and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our ABODE with him.

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CH A P. XXX. 1 The Altar of Incense. 11 The Ransom of Souls. 17 The

Brazen Laver. 22 The holy anointing Oyl. 24 The Composition of the Perfume.

CH A P. XXXI.

i Bezaleel and Aholiab are called for the Work of the Taber

nacle. 12 Of the Sabbath. i8 Mofes receiveth the two Tables.

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Ezek. xx. 12 I gave them my unto the Children of Israel, SABBATHS, to be a sign between me saying, Verily my Sabbaths and them, that they might know that

I am the LORD that SANCTIFY them. ye shall keep : for it is a Sign between me and you, throughout your Generations; that ye may KNOW that I am the Lord that doth SANCTIFY you.

14 Ye shall keep the SABBATH therefore : for it is HOLY unto you. Every one that defileth it, shall surely be put to Death: for whosoever doth any Work therein, that Soul Ihall be cut off from amongst his People.

15 Six Days may Work be done, but in the seventh is the SABBATH of Rest, HOLY to the LORD : whosoever doth any Work in the SABBATH-DAY, he shall surely be put to Death.

15 Wherefore the Children of Israel shall keep the SabBATH, to observe the Sabbath throughout their Generations, for a perpetual Covenant.

17 It is a Sign between me and the Children of Israel for ever: for in fix Days the LORD made Heaven and Earth, and on the seventh Day he rested, and was refreshed.

18 And he gave unto Moses, when he had made an End of communing with him upon Mount Sinai, two Tables of Testimony, Tables of Stone, written with the Finger of GOD.

CH A P. XXXII.

: The People cause Aaron to make a Calf. 19 Moses break

eth the Tables. 25 The Idolaters flain.

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layed to come down out of God raise up unto you of your Biethe Mount, the People ga

thren like unto me : HIM Ihall ye thered themselves together 38 This is he that was in the unto Aaron, and said unto Church in the Wilderness, with the him, - Up, make ųs Gods Angel that spake to him in the Mount

SNA, and with our Fathers: who rewhich shall go before us for ceived the LIVELY ORACLES to give as for this Moses, the Man unto us. that brought us up out of the

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and in their Hearts turned back a

gain into Egypt, 2 And Aaron said unto

40 Saying unto Aaron, Make us them, Break off the golden Guds to go before us : for as for this Ear-rings which are in the Land of Egypt, we wot not what is Ears of your Wives, of your become of him. Sons, and of your Daughters, 41 And they made a Calp in those

Days, and offered Sacrifice unto the and bring them unto me.

Ivou, and rejoyced in the Works of 3 And all the People brake their own Hands. off the golden Ear-rings which 4: Then God turned, and gave

them were in their Ears, and brought ven ; as it is written iu the Book of

up to worthip the Host of Heathem unto Aaron.

the Prophets, Oye Houfe of Israel,

have ye offered to me Nain Beafts, and Sacrifices, by the Space of forty Years in the Wilderness?

43 Yea, ye took up the Tabernacle of Moloch, and the Star of your God REMPHAN, FIGURES which ye made, to worship them : and I will carry you away beyond Babylon.

4 m And he received them * Psal. cvi. 19 They made a Cala at their Hand, and fashion- in Horeb, and worshipped the molten

IMAGE. ed it with a graving Tool,

20 Thus they changed their GLORY after he had made it a MOL- into the Similitude of an Ox that

eareth Grals. TEN CALF : and they said,

21. They forgat God their SAVIOUR, These be thy Govs, O Is- which had done great i hings in Erael, which brought thee up bypt :

22 WONDROUS WORKs in the Land out of the Land of Egypt.

of Ham, and TERRIBLE THINGS by the 5 And when Aaron saw it, Red Sca. he built an Altar before it,

23 Therefore he said that he would and Aaron made Proclama- CHOSEN ftood before hiin in the

destroy them, had not Moses h s tion, and said, To-morow is Breach : to turn away his Wrath, a Feast to the LORD.

left he Mould defroy them. 6 And they rose up early on the Morrow, and offered Burnt-offerings, and brought Peacc-offerings : and the People sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.

7 And the Lord said unto Moses, Go get thee down : for thy People which thou broughtest out of the Land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves.

8 They have turned afide quickly out of the Way which I commanded them : they have made them a MOLTEN CALF, and have WORSHIPPED it, and have facrificed thereunto, and said, these be thy Gods, O Israel, which have brought thee up out of the Land of Egypt.

9 And the LORD said unto Moses, I have seen this People, and behold, it is a stiff-necked People. 10 Now therefore let me alone, that my Wrath may wax

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hot against them, and that I may consume them : and I will make of thee a great Nation.

11 And Mofes besought the LORD his God, and said, LORD, why doth thy Wrath wax hot against thy People, which thou hast brought forth out of the Land of Egypt, with great Power, and with a mighty Hand ?

12 Wherefore should the Egyptians speak and say, For Mischief did he bring them out to slay them in the Mountains, and to consume them from the Face of the Earth? Turn from thy fierce Wrath, and repent of this Evil against thy People.

13 Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel thy Servants, to whom thou swarest by thine own self, and saidst unto them, I will multiply your Seed as the Stars of Heaven, and all this Land that I have spoken of, will I give unto your Seed, and they shall inherit it for ever.

14 And the LORD repented of the Evil which he thought to do unto his People.

15 And Mofes turned, and went down from the Mount, and the two Tables of the Testimony were in his Hand : the Tables were written on both their Sides ; on the one Şide and on the other were they written.

16 And the Tables were the Work of God, and the Writing was the Writing of God graven upon the Tables.

17 And when Joshua heard the Noise of the People as they shouted, he said unto Moses, There is a Noise of War in the Camp.

18 And he said, It is not the Voice of them that shout for Mastery, neither is it the Voice of them that cry for being overcome : but the Noise of them that sing do I hear.

19 And it came to pass as soon as he came nigh unto the Camp, that he saw the CALF, and the Dancing : and Moses's Anger waxed hot, and he cast the Tables out of his Hands, and brake them beneath the Mount.

20 And he took the Calf which they had made, and burnt it in the Fire, and ground it to Powder, and strewed it upon the Water, and made the Children of Israel DRINK of it.

21 And Mofes faid unto Aaron, What did this People unto thee, that thou hast brought so great a Sın upon them?

22 And Aaron said, Let not the Anger of my LORD wax hot : : thou knowest the People that they are set on Mischief

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23 For they said unto me, Make us Gods which shall go up before us : for as for this Moses, the Man that brought ụs up out of the Land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.

24 And I said unto them, Whosoever hath any Gold, let them break it off : so they gave it me : then I cast it into the Fire, and there came out this Calf.

25 And when Moses saw that the People were NAKED (for Aaron had made them naked unto their Shame, amongst their Enemies)

26 Then Mofes stood in the Gate of the Camp, and said, Who is on the Lord's Side ? let him come unto me. And all the Sons of Levi gathered themseļves together unto, him.

27 And he said unto them, Thus faith the LORD GOD of Israel, Put every Man his Sword by his Side, and go in and out from Gate to Gate throughout the Camp, and slay every Man his Brother, and every Man his Companion, and every Man his Neighbour.

28 And the Children of Levi did according to the Word of Moses : and there fell of the People that Day about THREE thousand Men,

29 For Moses had said, Consecrate yourselves To-day to the LORD, even every Man upon his Son, and upon his Brother; that he may beltow upon you a Blessing this Day.

30 And it came to pass on the Morrow, that Moses said unto the People, Ye have finned a great Sin : and now I will go up unto the LORD; peradventure I shall make an Atonement for your Sin.

31 And Mofes returned unto the LORD, and said, Oh, this People have finned a great Sin, and have made them Gods of Gold.

32 Yet now, if thou wilt, FORGIVE their Sin : and if. not, blot me, I pray thee, out of thy Book which thou hast written. 33 n And the LORD said "Rev. iii. 1 These things faith he

that hath the seven Spirits of God, unto Moses, Whosoever

s He that OVERCOMETH shall be hath SINNE D against me, clothed in * WHITE RAIMENT, and him will I blot out of my , will not BLOT out his Name out of

the Book of LIFE. But I will conВоок. .

Fess his Name before my FATHER, 34 Therefore now go, lead and before his ANGELS. * White Raiment is the Righteousness of Saints,

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