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The unclean put out of camp. CHAP. V.

The trial of jealousy. lies, and after the house of their fathers, him, and he be jealous of his wife, and she

47 From thirty years old and upward be defiled: or if the spirit of jealousy come even unto fifty years old, every one that upon him, and he be jealous of his wife, came to do the service of the ministry, and and she be not defiled: the service of the burden in the tabernacle 15 Then shall the man bring his wife of the congregation,

unto the priest, and he shall bring her of48 Even those that were numbered offering for her, the tenth part of an ephah them, were eight thousand and five hun- of barley-meal; he shall pour no oil upon dred and fourscore.

it, nor put frankincense thereon ; for it is 49 According to the commandment of an offering of jealousy, an offering of methe LORD they were numbered by the band morial, bringing iniquity to remembrance. of Moses, every one according to his ser 16 And the priest shall bring her near, vice, and according to his burden: thus and set her before the LORD: were they numbered of him, as the LORD 17 And the priest shall take holy water commanded Moses.

in an earthen vessel; and of the dust that CHAP. V.

is in the floor of the tabernacle the priest A

ND the LORD spake unto Moses, say- shall take, and put it into the water:
ing,

18 And the priest shall set the woman 2 Coinmand the children of Israel, that before the LORD, and uncover the woman's they put out of the camp every leper, and head, and put the offering of memorial in every one that hath an issue, and whoso- her hands, which is the jealousy-offering: ever is defiled by the dead:

and the priest shall have in his hand the 3 Both male and female shall ye put bitter water that causeth the curse: out, without the camp shall ye put them; 19 And the priest shall charge her by an that they defile not their camps, in the oath, and say unto the woman, If no man midst whercof I dwell.

have lain with thee, and if thou hast not 4 And the children of Israel did so, and gone aside to uncleanness with another input them out without the camp: as the stead of thy husband, be thou free from LORD spake unto Moses, so did the chil- this bitter water that causeth the curse: dren of Israel.

20 But if thou hast gone aside to anoiher 5 [ And the LORD spake unto Moses, instead of thy husband, and if thou be desaying,

filed, and some man have lain with thee 6 Speak unto the children of Israel, besides thine husband: When a man or woman shall commit any sin 21 Then the priest shall charge the that men commit, to do a trespass against woman with an oath of cursing, and the the LORD, and that person be guilty; priest shall say unto the woman, The LORD

7 Then they shall confess their sin make thee a curse and an oath among thy which they have done : and he shall re- people, when the LORD doth make thy compense his trespass with the principal thigh to rot, and thy belly to swell; thereof, and add unto it the fifth part 22 And this water that cause th the curse thereof, and give it unto him against whom shall go into thy bowels, to make thy belly be hath trespassed.

to swell, and thy thigh to rot. And the 8 But if the man have no kinsman to woman shall say, Amen, amen. recompense the trespass unto, let the tres 23 And the priest shall write these pass be recompensed unto the LORD, even curses in a book, and he shall blot them to the priest; besides the ram of the atone-out with the bitter water: ment, whereby an atonement shall be 24 And he shall cause the woman to made for him.

drink the bitter water that causeth the 9 And every offering of all the holy curse: and the water that causeth the curse things of the children of Israel, which they shall enter into her, and become bitter. , bring unto the priest, shall be bis.

25 Then the priest shall take the jea10 And every man's hallowed things lousy-offering out of the woman's hand, shall be his: whatsoever any man giveth and shall wave the offering before the the priest, it shall be his.

LORD, and offer it upon the altar: 11 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, 26 And the priest shall take a handsaying,

ful of the offering, even the memorial 12 Speak unto the children of Israel, thereof, and burn it upon the altar, and and say unto them, If any man's wife go afterward shall cause the woman to drink aside, and commit a trespass against him, the water.

13 And a man lie with her carnally, and 27 And when he hath made her to drink it be hid from the eyes of her husband, and the water, then it shall come to pass, that, be kept close, and she be defiled, and there if she be defiled, and have done trespass be no witness against her, neither she be against her husband, that the water that taken with the manner;

causeth the curse shall enter into her, and 14 And the spirit of jealousy come upon become bitter, and her belly shall swell

A Ning the Lord spake unto Moses, say

The law of the Nazarites. NUMBERS. Form of blessing the people. and her thigh shall rot: and the woman shall be lost, because his separation was shall be a curse among her people.

defiled. 28 And if the woman he not defiled, but 13 | And this is the law of the Nazabe clean; then she sha!l be free, and shall rite: When the days of his separation are conceive seed.

fulfilled, he shall be brought unto the door 29 This is the law of jealousies, when of the tabernacle of the congregation : a wife goeth aside to another instead of her 14 And he shall offer his offering unto busband, and is defiled;

the Lord, one be-lamb of the first year 30 Or when the spirit of jealousy com- without blemish for a burnt-offering, and eth upon him, and he be jealous over his one ewe-lamb of the first year without wife, and shall set the woman before the blemish for a sin-offering, and one rain LORD, and the priest shall execute upon without blemish for peace-offerings, her all this law.

15 And a basket of unleavened bread, 31 Then shall the man be guiltless from cakes of fine fcur mingled with oil, and iniquity, and this woman shall bear her wafers of unleavened bread anointed with iniquity.

oil, and their meat-offering and their drinkCHAP. VI.

offerings.

16 And the priest shall bring them being

fore the LORD, and shall offer his sin-offer2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and ing, and his burnt-offering: say unto them, When either man or woman 17 And he shall offer the ram for a sashall separate themselves to vow a vow of crifice of peace-offerings unto the LORD, a Nazarite, to separate themselves unto the with the basket of unleavened bread: the LORD:

priest shall offer also his meat-offering, 3 He shall separate himself from wine and his drink-offering. and strong drink, and shall drink no vine 18 And the Nazarite sballshave the bead gar of wine, or vinegar of strong drink, of his separation at the door of the taberneither shall he drink any liquor of grapes, nacle of the congregation, and shall take nor eat moist grapes, or dried.

the hair of the head of his separation, and 4 All the days of his separation shall he put it in the fire which is under the sacrieat nothing that is made of the vine-tree, fice of the peace-offerings. from the kernels even to the husk.

19 And the priest shall take the sodden 5 All the days of the vow of his separa-shoulder of the ram, and one unleavened tion there shall no razor come upon his cake out of the basket, and one unleavenhead: until the days be fulfilled, in the ed wafer, and shall put them upon the which he separateth himself unto the LORD, bands of the Nazarite, after the hair of bis he shall be holy, and shall let the locks of separation is shaven: the hair of his head grow.

20 And the priest shall wave them for 6 All the days that he separateth himself a wave-offering before the LORD: this is unto the LORD, he shall come at no dead holy for the priest, with the wave-breast, body.

and heave-shoulder: and after that, the 7 He shall not make himself unclean for Nazarite may drink wine. his father, or for his mother, for his brother, 21 This is the law of the Nazarite who or for his sister, when they die: because hath vowed, and of his offering unto the the consecration of his Godis upon his head. Lord for his separation, besides that that

All the days of his separation he is his hand all get : according to the vow holy unto the LORD.

which he vowed, so he must do after the 9 And if any man die very suddenly by law of his separation. him, and he hath defiled the head of his 22 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, consecration; then he shall shave his head saying, in the day of his cleansing, on the seventh 23 Speak unto Aaron and unto his sons, day shall he shave it.

saying, On this wise ye shall bless the 10 And on the eighth day he shall bring children of Israel, saying unto them, two turtles, or two young pigeons, to the 24 The Lord bless thee, and keep thee: priest, to the door of the tabernacle of the 25 The Lord make his face shine upon congregation :

thee, and be gracious unto thee: 11 And the priest shall offer the one for 26 The LORD lift up his countenance a sin-offering, and the other for a burnt- upon thee, and give thee peace. offering, and make an atonement for him, 27 And they shall put my name upon the for that he sinned by the dead, and sball children of Israel, and I will bless them. hallow his head that same day.

CHAP. VII. 12 And he shall consecrate unto the Lord the days of his separation, and she AND it came to pass on the day that bring a lamb of the first year for a trespass-cle, and had anointed it, and sanctified it, offering: but the days that were before and all the instruments thereof, both the

The princes offerings at the CHAP. VII. dedication of the tabernacle. altar and all the vessels thereof, and bad 20 One spoon of gold of ten shekels, full anointed them, and sanctified them;

of incense: 2 That the princes of Israel, heads of, 21 One young bullock, one ram, one the house of their fathers, who were the lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering : princes of the tribes, and were over them 22 One kidor the goats for a sin-offering: that were numbered, offered:

23 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, 3 And they brought their offering before two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five the Lord, six covered wagons, and twelve lambs of the first year: this was the offeroxen; a wagon for two of the princes, and ing of Nethaneel the son of Zuar. for each one an ox: and they brought them 24 On the third day Eliab the son of before the tabernacle.

Helon, prince of the children of Zebulun, 4 And the LORD spake unto Moses, say- did offer: ing,

25 His offering was one silver charger, 5. Take it of them, that they may be to the weight whereof was a hundred and do the service of the tabernacle of the con- thirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy gregation; and thou shalt give them unto shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary ; The Levites, to every man according to his both of them full of fine flour mingled with service.

oil for a meat-offering : 6 And Moses took the wagons and the 26 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full oxen, and gave them unto the Levites:

of incense: 7 Two wagons and four oxen he gave 27 One young bullock, one ram, one unto the sons of Gershon, according to lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering: their service:

28 One kidof ihe goats for a sin-offering: 8 And four wagons and eight oxen he 29 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, gave unto the sons of Merari, according two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five unto their service, under the hand of Itha- lambs of the first year: this was the offermar the son of Aaron the priest. ing of Eliab the son of Helon.

9 But unto the sons of Kohath he gave 30 T On the fourth day Elizur the son none : because the service of the sanctuary of Shedeur, prince of the children of Reubelonging unto them was that they should ben, did offer: bear upon their shoulders.

31 His offering was one silver charger, 10 | And the princes offered for dedi- of the weight of a hundred and thirty cating of the altar in the day that it was shekels, one silver bowl of seventy shekels, anointed, even the princes offered their of- after the shekel of the sanctuary ; both of fering before the altar.

them full of fine flour mingled with oil for 11 And the Lord said unto Moses, They a meat-offering : shall offer their offering, each prince on his 32 One golden spoon of ten shekels, fuly day, for the dedicating of the altar. of incense:

12 | And he that offered his offering 33 One young bullock, one ram, cne the first day was Nahshon the son of Am- lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering : minadab, of the tribe of Judah:

34 One kid of the goats for a sin-offer13 And bis offering was one silver ing: charger, the weight whereof was a hun 35 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, dred and thirty shekels, one silver bowl of two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five seventy shekels, after the shekel of the lambs of the first year: this was the offersanctuary; both of them were full of fine ling of Elizur the son of Shedeur. flour mingled with oil for a meat-offering: 36 1 On the fifth day Shelumiel the son

14 One spoon of ten shekels of gold, full of Zurishaddai, prince of the children of of incense:

Simeon, did offer: 15 One young bullock, one ram, one 37 His offering was one silver charger, lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering: the weight whereof was a hundred and

16 One kid of the goats for a sin-offer-thirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy ing:

shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary, 17 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, both of them full of fine flour mingled with two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five oil for a meat-offering: Jambs of the first year: this was the offer 38 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full ing of Nahshon the son of Amminadab. of incense :

18 T On the second day Nethaneel the 39 One young bullock, one ram, one son of Zuar, prince of Issachar, did offer : lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering

19 He offered for his offering one silver 40 One kid or the goats for a sin-offering: charger, the weight whereof was a hun 41 And for a sacrihce of peace-offerings, dred and thirty shekels, one silver bowl of two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five seventy shekels, after the shekel of the lambs of the first year: this was the offering sanctuary ; both of them full of fine flour of Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai. mingled with oil for a meat-offering : 42 T On the sixth day Eliasapb the son of

The princesofferings at the NUMBERS. dedication of the tabernacle. Deuel, prince of the children of Gad, lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering : offered:

64 One kid of the goats for a sin-offering: 43 His offering was one silver charger, 65 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerof the weight of a hundred and thirty ings, two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, shekels, a silver bowl of seventy shekels, five lambs of the first year: this was the after the shekel of the sanctuary; both of offering of Abidan the son of Gideoni. them full of fine flour mingled with oil for 66 T On the tenth day Ahiezer the son a meat-offering :

of Ammishaddai, prince of the children of 44 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full Dan, offered: of incense:

67 His offering was one silver charger, 45 One young bullock, one ram, one the weight whereof was a hundred and lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering : thirty, shekels, one silver bowl of seventy 46 One kidof the goats for a sin-offering: shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary';

47 And for a sacrifice of peace-offer- both of them full of fine flour mingled ings, two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, with oil for a meat-offering : five lambs of the first year: this was the 68 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full offering of Eliasaph the son of Deuel. of incense :

48 T On the seventh day Elishama the 69 One young bullock, one ram, one son of Ammihud, prince of the children of lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering : Ephraim, offered :

70 One kid of the goats for a sin-offering: 49 His offering was one silver charger, 71 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, the weight whereof was a hundred and two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five thirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy lambs of the first year: this was the offershekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; ing of Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai. both of them full of fine flour mingled with 72 1 On the eleventh day Pagiel the oil for a meat-offering :

son of Ocran, prince of the children of 50 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full Asher, offered: of incense:

73 His offering was one silver charger, 51 One young bullock, one ram, one the weight whereof was a hundred and lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering : thirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy

52 One kid of the goats for a sin-offering: shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary

53 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, both of them full of fine four mingled two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five with oil for a meat-offering : lambs of the first year: this was the offer 74 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full ing of Elishama the son of Ammihud.

of incense : 54 T On the eighth day offered Gama 75 One young bullock, one ram, one liel the son of Pedahzur, prince of the chil- lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering : dren of Manasseh :

76 One kid of the goats for a sin-offering: 55 His offering was one silver charger, 77 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerof the weight of a hundred and thirty ings, two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, shekels, one silver bowl of seventy shekels, five lambs of the first year: this was the aster the shekel of the sanctuary ; both of offering of Pagiel the son of Ocran. them full of fine flour mingled with oil for 78 On the twelfth day Ahira the son a meat-offering :

of Enan, prince of the children of Naph56 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full tali, offered : of incense:

79 His offering was one silver charger, 57 One young bullock, one ram, one the weight whereof was a hundred and lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering : thirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy

58 One kid of the goats fora sin-offering : shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary

59 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerings, both of them full of fine flour mingled two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five with oil for a meat-offering : lambs of the first year: this was the offer 80 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full ing of Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur. of incense :

60 T On the ninth day Abidan the son 81 One young bullock, one ram, one of Gideoni, prince of the children of Ben- lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering : jamin, offered:

82 One kid of the goats fora sin-offering: 61 His offering was one silver charger, 83 And for a sacrifice of peace offerings, the weight whereof was a hundred and two oxen, five rams,fivehe-goats, five lambs thirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy of the first year: this was the offering of shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; Ahira the son of Enan. both of them full of fine flour mingled with 84 This was the dedication of the altar oil for a meat-offering :

(in the day when it was anointed) by the 62 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full princes of Israel : twelve chargers of silof incense:

ver, twelve silver bowls, twelve spoons of 63 One young bullock, one ram, one Igold:

myself.

How the lamps are to be lighted. CHAP. VIII. Consecration of the Levites.

85 Each cha:ger of silver weighing a before the LORD for an offering of the chil. hundred and thirty shekels, each bowl dren of Israel, that they may execute the seventy: all the silver vessels weighed service of the LORD. two thousand and four hundred shekels, af 12 And the Levites shall lay their hands ter the shekel of the sanctuary :

upon the heads of the bullocks: and thou 86 The golden spoons were twelve, full shalt offer the one for a sin-offering, and of incense, weighing ten shekels apiece, the other for a burnt-offering, unto the after the shekel of the sanctuary: all the LORD, to make an atonement for the Legold of the spoons was a hundred and vites. twenty shekels.

13 And thou shalt set the Levites before 87 All the oxen for the burnt-offering Aaron, and before his sons, and offer them were twelve bullocks, the rams twelve, for an offering unto the LORD. the lambs of the first year twelve, with 14 Thus shalt thou separate the Levites their meat-offering: and the kids of the from arnong the chiidren of Israel: and goats for sin-offering, twelve.

the Levites shall be mine. 88 And all the oxen for the sacrifice of 15 And after that shall the Levites go the peace-offerings were twenty and four in to do the service of the tabernacle of the bullocks, the rams sixty, the he-goats six- congregation: and thou shalt cleanse them, ty, the lambs of the first year sixty. This and offer them for an offering. was the dedication of the altar, after that 16 For they are wholly given unto me it was anointed.

from among the children of Israel ; instead 89 And when Moses was gone into the of such as open every womb, even instead tabernacle of the congregation to speak of the first-born of all the children of Is. with Him, then he heard the voice of one rael, have I taken them unto me. speaking unto him from off the mercy-seat 17 For all the first-born of the children that was upon the ark of testimony, from of Israel are mine, both man and beast : between the two cherubims : and he spake on the day that I smote every first-born unto Him

in the land of Egypt I sanctified them for CHAP. VIII. AND the Lord spake unto Moses, say 18 And I have taken the Levites for all

the first-born of the children of Israel. 2 Speak unto Aaron, and say unto him, 19 And I have given the Levites as a When thou lightest the lamps, the seven gift to Aaron and to his sons from among lamps shall give light over against the the children of Israel, to do the service of candlestick.

the childron of Israel in the tabernacle of 3 And Aaron did so; he lighted the the congregation, and to make an atonelamps thereof over against the candlestick, ment for the children of Israel: that there as the LORD commanded Moses. be no plague among the children of Is

4 And this work of the candlestick was rael, when the children of Israel come of beaten gold, unto the shaft thereof, unto nigh unto the sanctuary. the flowers thereof, was beaten work : ac 20 And Moses, and Aaron, and all the cording unto the pattern which the LORD congregation of the children of Israel, dd had shewed Moses, so be made the can- to the Levites according unto all that the dlestick.

LORD commanded Moses concerning the 5 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, Levites, so did the children of Israel unto saying,

them. 6 Take the Levites from among the 21 And the Levites were purified, and children of Israel, and cleanse them. they washed their clothes ; and Aaron

7 And thus shalt thou do unto them, to offered them as an offering before the cleanse them : Sprinkle water of purify-LORD; and Aaron made an atonement for ing upon them, and let them shave all their them to cleanse them. flesh, and let them wash their clothes, and 22 And after that went the Levites in so make themselves clean.

to do their service in the tabernacle of the 8 Then let them take a young bullock congregation before Aaron, and before his. with his meat-offering, even fine flour min- sons: as the Lord had commanded Mogled with oil, and another young bullock ses concerning the Levites, so did they slialt thou take for a sin-offering. unto them.

9 And thou shalt bring the Levites be 23 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, fore the tabernacle of the congregation : saying, and thou shalt gather the whole assembly, 24 This is it that belongeth unto the of the children of Israel together : Levites : From twenty and five years old

10 And thou shalt bring the Levites be- and upward they shall go in to wait upon fore the LORD: and the children of Israel the service of the tabernacle of the conshall put their hands upon the Levites : gregation: 11 'And Aaron sball offer the Levites1 25 And from the age of fifty years they

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