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first upon him, to put him to Death, and afterwards the Hand of all the People.

10 And thou (halt stone him with Stones, that he die: because he hath sought to thrust thee away from the Lord thy God, which brought thee out of the Land of Egypt, from the House of Bondage.

11 And all Israel {hall hear, and fear, and (hall do no more any such Wickedness as this is among you.

12 If thou shalt hear say in one of thy Cities which the Lord thy God hath given thee to dwell there, faying,

13 Certain Men, the Children of Belial, are gone out from among you, and have withdrawn the Inhabitants of their City, saying, Let us go and serve other Gods (which ye have not known)

14 Then shalt thou enquire and make Search, and ask diligently : and behold if it be Truth, and the Thing certain, that such Abomination is wrought among you:

1 s Thou shalt surely smite the Inhabitants of that City with the Edge of the Sword, destroying it utterly, and all that is therein, and the Cattle thereof, with the Edge of the Sword.

16 And thou shalt gather all the Spoil of it into the midst of the Street thereof, and shalt burn with Fire the City and all the Spoil thereof every whit, for the Lord thy God: and it shall be an Heap for ever, it shall not be built again.

17 And there shall cleave nought of the cursed Thing to thine Hand : that the Lord may turn from the Fierceness of his Anger, and shew thee Mercy and have Companion upon thee, and multiply thee, as he hath sworn unto thy Fathers;

18 When thou shalt hearken to the Voice of the Lord thy God, to keep all his Commandments, which I command thee this Day, to do that which is right in the Eyes of the Lord thy God.


1 The Lord is the Priests and Levites Inheritance. 15 Chr I St the Prophet is to be heard. 20 The presumptuous Prophet is to die.

Ver. 15THE d Lord thy 4 "'*• >• .1 God who at sundry I Cr^-r. T.>i11 r. At-.- times and in divers manners spake

± God will RAist in time ft unt0 the fma* lf u p unto thee a Frophet from the Prophkts,

the the midst of thee, of thy Brethren, like unto me; unto him ye (hall Hearken.

I 6 According to all that thou desiredst of the Lord thy God in Horeb, in the Day of the Assembly, saying, Let me not hear again the Voice of the Lord my God; neither let me see this great Fire any more, that I die not.

17 And the Lord said have well

z Hath in these last Days spoken onto us by his Son, whom he bath appointed Heir of Ail Things, by whom also he made the Worlds.

H«*. ii. 1 Thertfoie we ought to give the more earnest heed to the Things which we have heard, lest at any Time we sliouid let them flip.

2 Fot if the Word spoken by AvOeis was stedfast, and every f ranlgreflion and Disobedience received a just Recompense of Reward;

% How (hall we escape if we NeGlect so great Salvation, which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him.

Hit iii. 1 Wherefore, holy Brethren, Partakers of the heavenly Cal

unto me, They

spoken that which they have ""g. confidet the A^ftie Md Hi«h

V. 1 Priest of our Profession, Christ Je>

spoken. juj}

I 8 I will raise them Up a 2 Who was faithful to him that

Prophet from among their -Ppojnjed hi^so Moses wa, Brethren, like unto thee, and , Fot tni, Mail w»$ connted wotwill put my Words in his thy of mote Glorv than Moses, in

Mouth, and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him.

19 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever will not hearken unto my Words, which he shall speak in my Name, I will require it of him.

20 But the Prophet which

as much as he who hath buildcd che Home, hath more Honout than the House.

4 Fot every House is builded by some Man; but he that built all Things is God.

J And Moses verily was faithful in all his House as a Servant, fot a Testimony of those Things which were 10 be spoken after;

6 Bur Christ as a Son ovet hi* Own House: whose House are we, if we hold fast the Confidence, and the REjorciMG of the Hope, firm un

shall presume to speak a Word ,0 the End.

in my Name, which I have . 7 whe,efo,e « the Hot, c;..^

not commanded him to speak,

or that shall speak in the

Name of other Gods, even

that Prophet shall die.

faith, To day if ye will heat his Voice,

I Harden not your Hearts, as in the Provocation, in the Day of Temptation in the Wilderness:

9 When your Fathets tempted me,

proved me, and saw my Works fony Tears.

10 Wherefore 1 was grieved with that Generation, and said, They do always err in their Heart s and they have not known my Ways.

it So I swaie in my Wraih, They shall not Enter into my Rest.

Ia Take heed, Brethren, lest there be in any of you an Evil Heart of Unbelief, in Departing from the Living God.

it But eahort one another daily, while it Is called. To day; left any of you be Hardned through the Deceitfulnsss of Sin.

14 For we are made Partakers of Christ, if we hold the Beginning of our Confidence stedfast unto the End;

1 j While it is said, To-day if ye will hear his Voice, Harden not vow Hearts, as in the Provocation.

16 For some when they had heard, did provoke : howbeit, not all that came out of Egypt by Moses.

t7 But with whom was he grieved forty Years! was it not with them that had sinned, whose Carcases fell in the Wilderness r

i» And to whom sware he that they should not enter into his Rest, but to them that Believed Not?

I» So we see that they could not enter in, because of Unbelief.

21 e And if thou say in 'J;1'" v»- !'If anT Mi?n,w!".do

.. . TT Tt /i. 11 ms Will, he (hall Know of the Doc

thine Heart, How shall we IRINE> whethet it be of GoD) ot know the Word which the whether 1 speak of myself. Lord hath not spoken?

22 When a Prophet speaketh in the Name of the Lord, if the Thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the Thing which the Lord hath not spoken, but the Prophet hath spoken it presumptuously : thou shalt not be afraid of him.


1 The Cities of Refuge. 16 The Punijhment of a false Witness.


i The Blessings for Obedience, 15 The Curses for Disobedience.

Ver. 1 \ ND it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken 11 Diligently unto the Voice of the Lord thy God, to Observe and to do all his Commandments which I command thee this Day; that the Lord thy God will set thee on high above all Nations of the Earth.

2 And all these Blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the Voice of the Lord thy God.

3 f Blessed shalt thou be J M*"h- «• » »"* 7? £tst ,he

• , A J Kingdom of God, and his R-ightk

m the City, and Blessed ous1iemi aild M theie Things (hail shalt thou be in the Field, be Auded unto you.

A RIpsspH shill he the Fruit M"'h- v- 3 Blelscd "e ,Ile Poor

4 blelled man t>e tne r ruiu ^ . foj ihciss u the Ki dom

of thy Body, and the t ruit of Heilve„.

of thy Ground, and the Fruit s Blessed are the Meek: for they

of thy Cattle, the Increase of WWgJ £ Earths ^ ^ =

thy Kine, and the r locks or f0, they dull see God.

thy Sheep. L 1 5 Blessed

5 Blessed slrall be thy Basket and thy Store.

6 Blessed (halt thou be when thou comest in, and blessed {halt thou be when thou goest out.

7 The Lord shall cause thine Enemies that rife up againft thee to be smitten before thy Face : they shall come out against thee one Way, and flee before thee seven Ways.

8 6 The Lord shall command the Blessing upon thee in thyStore-houses, and in all that thou scttest thine Hand unto : and he shall Bless thee in the Land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

g The Lord shall establish thee an holy People unto himself, as he hath sworn unto thee, if thou shalt keep the Commandments of the Lord thy God, and walk in his Ways.

io And all People of the Earth shall see that thou art called by the Name of the Lord, and they shall be afiaid of thee.

11 And the Lord shall make thee plenteous in Goods, in the Fruit of thy Body, and in the Fruit of thy Catrte, and in the Fruit of thy Ground, in the Land which the Lord (ware unto thy Fathers to give thee.

* Ps*l ciii. i Bless the Lofd, O my Soul, and forget not all his Benefits.

3 Who forgiveth all thine Iniquities: who healeth a'l thy Diseases.

4 Who Redeemeth thy Life stem Destruction: who Crowneth thee with Loving kindness and Tender Mercies.

P(\\y 9 I will sing a new Song uilto thee, O God: upon a Psaltery, and an Instrument of ten Sitings will I sing Praises unto thee.

1 z That our Sons may be as Plants gtown up in their Youth; rhit out Daughters may be as Corner-stones, polished after the Similitude of a Palace:

Ij That cut Garners may be full, Affording all manner of Store; that our Sheep may bring foithThousands, and Ten thousands in our Streets.

14 That our Oxfn may be strong to labour; that there be no breaking in, nor going out; that there be no Complaining in our Streets.

is Happy is that People that is in 5uv*h a Case; yea, Happt is that People whole God is the Lord.

Pstl. cxxxii. Ij I will abundantly miss her Provision : I will Satisfy her Poor with Bread.

Ps*l. exxxvi. 2$ Who giveth Food to all Flfsh : for his Merct endureih for Fver. 26 O give Thanks unto the God of Heaven: for his Mercy enduretll

for EVFR.

k Ps*', i 1 Blessed is the Ma» that Walketh not in the Counsel of the Ungodly, nor flandeth in the Way of Sinners, nor sitteth in the Scat of the Scornful.

2 But his Delight is in the Law of the Lord, and in his Law doth he Mlditate Day and Nioht.

3 Aud he Hull be like a Tret

12 » The Lord shall Open unto thee his Good TreaSure, the Heaven to give thee Rain unto thy Land in his Season, and to Bless All the Works of thine Hand: and theu shalt lend unto ma

*V Nations, and thou shalt planted by the Rivers of Water, that

', i . . bringtth forth his Fruit in his Sea

IlOt borrow. son, his Leaf also (hall not wither,

13 And the LORD shall and whatsoever he doth (hall Promalce thee the Head, and ****•

not the Tail; and thou shalt be above only, and thou shalt not be beneath: if that thou Hearken unto the Commandments of the Lord thy God, which I command thee this Day to observe and to do them:

14 And thou shalt not go aside from any of the Words which I command thee this Day, to the Right Hand or to the Left, to go after other Gods to serve them.

15 * But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not HearKen unto the Voice of the Lord thy God, to observe to Do all his CommandMents and his Statutes which I command thee this Day, that all these Curses shall come upon thee, and overtake

16 k Cursed shalt thou be in the City, and cursed shalt thou be in the Field.

17 Cursed shall be thy Basket and thy Store.

18 Cursed shall be the Fruit of thy Body, and the Fruit of thy Land, the Increase of thy Kinc, and the Flocks of thy Sheep.

19 Cursed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and cursed shalt thou be when thou goest out.

20 The Lord shall send upon thee Cursing, Vexation, and Rebuke, in all that thou settest thine Hand unto, for to do; until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the Wickedness of thy Doings

1 Psnl. i. 4 The Ungodly are not so: but are like the Chaff which the Wind driveth away.

j Therefore the Ungodly (hall not stand in the Judgment, nor Sinners in the Congregation of the Righteous.

5 For the Lord knoweth the Wat Of the Righteous : but the Way of the Ungodly Hull Perish.


* Pfdl. v. 10 Destroy thou them, O God; let them fall by their own Counsels: cast them out in the multitude of their Transgressions, for they have Rebelled against thee.

fs*l. vii. 11 God Judgcth thcRiGHTeous, and God is Angry with the Wicked eveiy Day.

tz If he Turn not, he will whet his Swotd; he hath bent his Bow, and made it ready.

13 He hath also prepared for him the Instruments of Death 5 he ordaineth his Arrows against the Persecutors.

Psal. ix. 5 Thou hast rebuked rhe Heathen, thou hafy Destroyed the Wicked, ihou hast put out their Name for ever and ever.

17 The Lord is known by the Judgment which he Execvtlth: the Wicked is Snared in the work of his own Hands.

17 The Wicked shall be turned Into Hell, and all the Nations that Forget God.

Psal. xi. j The Lord Trieth tlie Righteous: but the Wicm.d and him

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