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fisiTisa put on a woman's garment:

fcfi: tea: do in are abomination unto

&ioid thy God.

</f 2 bird's nest chance to he before

■ee a the way in any tree, or on the

road, •whether they be young ones, or

tip, i^d the dam fitting upon they oung,

er wa the eggs, thou (halt not tr.ke

dtCÆ with the young:

;£«nfcou (halt in any wife let the dam jo, 32J take the young to thee; that f. nsy be well with thee, and that Sen mayest prolong thy days.

i When thou buildelt a ntw house, then thou (halt make a battlement for thy wof, that thou bring not blood upon tiki house, if any man fall from thence.

9 Thou shalt not sow thy vineyard nitis divers seeds; lest: the fruit of thy iced which thou hail sown, and the fruit ot thy vineyard, be defiled.

10 Thou shalt not plow with an ox sad an ?h together.

11 Thou shalt not wear a garment of cjTcrs forts, as of woollen and linen together.

ii Thou (halt make thee fringes awn the four quarters of thy vesture, •herewith thou coverest thyself.

15 If any man take a wise, and go in Beio her, and hate her,

if And give occasion of speech against ter, and bring up an evil name upon her, iad lay, I took this woman, and when 1 came to her, I found her not a maid:

15 Then shall the father of the damsel, and her mother, take and bring forth the tdntt of the damsel's virginity unto she elders of the city in the gate:

s6 And the damsel's father (hall say unto the eMers, I gave my daughter unto this man to wise, and he hateth her;

17 And, lo, he hath given occasion of speech against her, saying, I found not thy daughter a maid; and yet these are tr> tokens of my daughter's virginity. Aud they mall spread the cloth before tie elders of the city.

it And the elders of that city (hall take that man and chastise him;. .

19 And they (hall amerce him in an hundred/jfcfjk// of fiiver, and give them into the father of the damsel, because sie hath brought up an evil name upon a virgin of Israel: and (he (hail be his wife; »e any not put her away all his days.

10 But if this thing be true, and the tains of virginity be not found for the daiasel:

11 Then they (hall bring out the damsel to the door of her father's house, and &e men of her city (hall stone her with

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xxiii. The punishment of-whoredom.

stones that (he die: because (lie hath wrought folly in Israel, to play the whore in her father's house: (b (halt thoH put evil away fiom among you.

11 »J If a man be sound lying with s" woman married to an husband, then they (hall both of them die, both the man that lay with the woman, and the woman: so (halt thou put away evil from llrael.

23 If a damsel that is a virgin be betrothed unto an husband, and a man find her in the city, and lie with her j

24 Then ye shall bring them both out unto the gate of that city, and ye shall stone them with stones that they die; the damsel, because (lie cried not, being in the city; and the man, because he bath humbled his neighbour's wife: so thou (halt put away evil from among you.

25 ^f But if a man find a betrothed damsel in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her; then the man only that lay with her (hall die:

26 But unto the damsel thou (halt do nothing; there is in the damsel no sin •worthy of death: for as when a man riseth against his neighbour, and flayeth him, even so is this matter:

27 For he found her in the field, and the betrothed damsel cried, and there •was none to save her.

28 •;[ If a man find a damsel that is a virgin, which is not betrothed, and lay hold on her, and lie with her, and they be found;

29 Then the man that lay with her (hall give unto the damsel's father fifty

Jhekels of silver, and (lie shall be his wise j because he hath humbled her, he may not put her away all his days.

30 % A man (hall not take his father"* wife, nor dilcover his father's skirt.

CHAP. XXIII. 1 Who may, or may nit enter into the congregation. 9 Ui.cieannefs to be avoided in the host. i\ Of vows. 24 Oftrespasses.

HE that is wounded in the stones, or huh his privy member cut off, (hall not enter into the congregation of the Lor D.

2 A bastard (hall not enter into the congregatiju of the Lord ^even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the congregation of the Lor D.

3 An Ammonite or Moabite (hall not enter into the congregation of tbo Lor Dj even to their tenth generation shall they not enter into the congregation of the Lord for ever:

4. Because they met you not with bread and with water in the wny, when ye came forth out of Egypt; and because Vows must he kept.

Divers lai-js and ordinances. DEUTERONOMY

cause they hired against thee Balaam the son of Beor of Pethor of Mesopotamia, to curse thee.

5 Nevertheless the Lord thy God would not hearken unto Balaam; but the Lord thy God turned the curie into a blefiing unto thee, because the Lord thy God loved thee.'

6 Thou shalt not seek their peace nor their prosperity all thy days for ever.

7 Thou ilialt not abhor an Kdomite; for he is thy brother: thou (halt not abhor an Egyptian; because thou wast a stranger in his land.

8 The children that are begotten of them ihall enter into the congregation cf the Lord in their third generation.

p fl When the host goeth forth against thine enemies, then keep thee "from every wicked thing.

Io If there be among you any man, that is not clean by reason of uncleanness that chanceth him by night, then sliall he go abroad out of the camp, he ihall not come within the camp:

Ii But it shall be, when evening Cometh on, he (hall wash himself with water: and when the sun is down, he shall come into the camp again.

12 Thou (halt have a place also without the camp, whither thou shalt go forth abroad:

13 And thou (halt have a paddle upon thy weapon; and it ihall be, when thou wilt ease thyself abroad, thou shalt dig therewith, and shalt turn back and cover that which cometh from thee:

14 For the Lord thy God walketh in the midlt of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; therefore Ihall thy camp be holy: that he sue no unclean thing in thee, and turn away from thee:

1 j Thou (halt not deliver unto his master the servant which is escaped from his master unto thee:

isi He sliall dwell with thee, even among you, in that place which he (hall choose in one of thy gates, where it liketh him best: thou (halt not oppress him.

17 There sliall be no whore of the d.iu; liters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the sons of Israel.

18 Thou (halt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog, into the house of the Lord thy God for any vow: fer even both these are abomination unto the Lord thy God.

19 Thou slialt not lend upon usury to thy brother; usury of money, usury os victuals, usury of any thing that is lent upon usury:

20 Unto a stranger thou mayest lei: •upon usury; but unto thy brother the

shalt not lend upon usury: that the Lo R thy God may bless thee in all that thci ietrest thine hand to in the land vvhithe thou goest to possess it.

21 *J When thou slialt vow a vow uri to the Lord thy God, then (halt m slack to pay it: for the Lord thy Go will surely require it of thee; and i would be sin in thee.

22 But if thou shalt forbear to vow it sliall be no sin in thee.

23 That which is gone out of thy lip thou shalt keep and perform; even a free will offering, according as thou has vowed unto the Lor n thy God, whicl thou hast promised with thy mouth.

24 qj When thou coraestinto thy neigh, hour's vineyard, then thou mavest "ca grapes thy fill at thine own pleasure; but thou shalt not put any in thy vessel

25 When thou comest into the standing corn of thy neighbour, then thou mayest pluck the ears with thine hand; but thou slialt not move a fickle unto thy neighbour's standing corn.

C H A P. XXIV. 1 Os divorce. 6, 10 Os fledges. 7 Of man, Jlealers. 8 Of leprosy. 14 The hire is to he given. 16 Oj justice. 19 Of charity.

WHEN a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that (lie find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanneis in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give /'/ in her hand, and fend her out of his house.

2 And when (lie is departed out of his house; (he may go and be another man's ivisc.

3 And //"the latter husband hate her, and write her a bill of divorcement, and giveth it in her hand, and sendeth her out of his house; or if the latter husband die, which took her to be his wife;

4 Her termer husband, which lent her away, may not take her again to be his wife, after that slie is defiled; for that is abomination before the Lor D : and thou slialt not cause the land to sin, which the Lo R i> thy God giveth thee_/cr an inheritance.

5 When a man hath taken a new wife, he sliall not go out to war, neither sliall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free at home one year, and shr.ll cheer up his wife which he hath taken.

6 1s] No man sliall take the nether or the upper milftone to pledge: for hi taketh a man's Vise to pledge.

7 f If a man be found stealing any of

GfpJi-t and charity, Chap

his irafiren of the children of Israel,

aoizziitth merchandise of him, or (el

Jeaiiaj then that thief (hail die; and

rfcu sJuIc put evil away from among y ou.

t Tike heed i;i the plague of lepro

£, tlat thou observe diligently, and do

seceding to all that the prieits the Lc

Tees Shall teach you: as I commanded

iscm,f> ye fliall observe to do.

e Remember what the Lo R u thy God oia nato Miriam by the way, after that ye a-ere come forth out of Egypt.

10 % When thou dost lend thy brotiier aay thing, thou shalt not go into bis home to fetch his pledge.

n Thou ihait stand abroad, and the Ciitowbon thou dost lend lhall bring ca: the pledge abroad unto thee.

ii And is the man he poor, thou shalt »« steep with his pledge:

111n any cal'e thou (halt deli ver him the pledge again when the fun goeth down, that lie m^y sleep in Iiis own raiment, and t>Ie6 thee.: and it fliall be righteousnels tixto rice before the Lord thy God.

14. ^ Thou shalt not oppress an hired servant that is poor and needy, •whether it ke of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in. thy land within thy gates:

15 At his day thou wait give him his hire, neither fliall the fun go down upon ir; for he is poor, and sctteth his heart upon it: lest he cry against thee unto the Lor D, and it be sin unto thee.

16 The fathers thall not be put to death for tb>echildren, neither (hail the children be niut to death for ihi: fathers: every roan fliall be put to death for his own (in.

1? Thou ittalt not pervert the judgein elites the stranger, »£/■ of the fai&ei less; nor rake the widow's raiment to pledge:

1S But thou shalt remember that thou -A-aH a bondman in Egypt, and the Lo R D thy God redeemed thee thence: there

fore I command thee to do this thing

3 j f! When thou cutteft down thine harvest in thy field, and hast forgot a iheaf in the field, thou (halt not go again to fetch it: it (hall be for the stranger, for the fitherlesi, and for tin' widow: thai the LoiiD thy God may bless thee hi all the work of thine hands.

:3 When thou neatest thine olive tree, th« iu rhaSt not go over the boughs again: it mail be for tiie stranger, for the fathcrUS. and for the widow.

:s When rhpu githerest the grapes of thy ii:ieyard, thou (halt not glean it afterwud: it (hall be for the stranger, for the ftthcriefs, and for the widow.

n And thou (halt remember that thou *ast » bondman in the land of Egypt 1

xxv. Ofjraifing feed unto a b.cthrr.

therefore I command thee to do this thing.

CHAP. XXV.

1 Stripes must not exceed forty. 4 The ox is not to be muzzled. 5 Uj raijinpferd uj/tt a brother. 11 Of the inunodijl iLomaie. 13 Of unjust •weights. 17 The memory of Amalek is to be hintt J out.

IF there be a contioverly between men, and they come unto judgement, that the judges may judge them; then they fliall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.

a And it shall be, is the wicked man he worthy to be beaten, that the jud:'e (hall caule him to lie down, and to He beaten before his face, according to his fault, by a certain number.

3 Forty stripes i'emaygivehim,Æ«fi/not exceed: lest, if he should exceed, and beat him above thele with ninny stripes, then thy brother should leem vile unto thee.

4 1f Thou (halt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn.

5 fl If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no child, the wife of the dead (hall not marry without unto a stranger: her husband's brother lhall_jjo in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of an hufband's brother unto her.

6 And it stiall be, that the firstborn which the beareth lhall succeed in the name of his brother 'which is dead, that his name be not put out of Israel.

7 And if the man like not to take his brother's wife, then let his brother's wife go up to the gate unto the elder's, and fay, My husband's brother refuleth to raile up unto his brother a name in Israel, he will not perform the duty of my husband's brother.

8 Then the elders, of his city fliall c«ll him, and speak unto him : and '/he stand to it, and liy, I like not to take her j

9 Then mall his brother's wife come unto him in the presence of the elders, and loose his (hoe from ost" his foot, and ("pit in his face, and (hall answer and iky, So 'fliall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house.

10 And his name (hall be called in Israel, The house of him that hath his stioe loosed.

11 ^ When men strive together on* with another, and the wife of the one. draweth near for to deliver her hulb.uid out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and putteth forth her hand, aud taketli him by the secrets:

1 J Then thou stialt cut off her hand, thine eye stiall not pity her. ,

13 Thou

Of unjust weights aud measures. DEUTERONOMY Of offering the fir/lfrvils.

13 qf Thou (halt not have in thy bag divers weights, a great and a (mall.

14 Thou (halt not have in thine house divers measures, a great and a small.

15 But thou (halt have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure (halt thou have: that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the Lo p. D thy God giveth thee.

16 For all that do such things, and all that do unrighteously, are an abomination unto the Lord thy God. .

17 f\ Remember what Amalek did unto thee by the way, when ye were come forth but of Egypt;

18 How he met thee by the way, and smote the hindmost of thee, even all that <were feeble behind thee, when thou waft faint and weary; and he feared not God.

19 Therefore it (hall be, when the Lord thy God hath given thee rest from all thine enemies round about, in the land which the Lo R D thy God giveth thee for an inheritance to possess it, that thou (halt blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven; thou (halt not forget it.

CHAP. XXVI. I The confeftion of him that offereth the bajket of firsts ruits. 16 The covenant between God and the people.

AND it (hall be, when rhou art come in unto the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, and possessest it, and dwelled therein;

1 That thou (halt take of the first of all the fruit of the earth, which thou shalt bring of thy land that the Lo R D thy God giveth thee, and (halt put it in a basket, and (halt go unto the place which the Lord thy God (hall choose to place his name there.

3 And thou (halt go unto the priest that (hall be in those days, and fay unto him, I profess this day unto the Lord thy God, that I am come unto the country which the'LoRD sware unto our fathers for to give us.

4. And the priest (hall take the basket out of thine hand, and set it down before the altar of the Lord thy God.

5 And thoa<halt speak and say before the Lor D thy God, A Syrian ready to perish -was my father, and he went down into Egypt, and (bjourned there with a few, and became there a nation, great, mighty, and populous:

6 And the Egyptians evil intreated us, and afflicted us, and laid upon us hard bondage:

7 And when we cried unto the Lord God of our fathers, the L 0 R, D heard our

voice, and looked on our affliction, an our labour, and our oppression:

8 And the Lord brought us forth 01 of Egypt with a mighty hand, and wit an outltretched arm, and with gre: terribieness, and with signs, and wit wonders:

9 And he hath brought us into thi place, and hath given us this land, eve a land that flow eth with milk, and honey

10 And now, behold, I have brough the firitfruits of the land which thou

0 Lord,hast given me. And thou fhal set it before the Lord thy God, anc worship before the Lord thy God:

11 And thou (halt rejoice in ever) good thing which the Lord thy Gtx. hath given unto thee, and unto thin< house, thou, and the Levite, and thi stranger that is among you.

12 When thou hast made an end oi tithing all the tithes of thine increase the third year, which is the year of tithing, and hast given it unto the Levite, the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, that they may eat within thy gates, and be filled;

ljThcnthoufhaltsoybeforethcLoR n thyGod,I have brought away the hallowed things out ot mine house, and also have given them unto the Levite, and unto the stranger, to the fatherless, and to the widow, according to all thy commandments which thou hast cqmmanded me:

1 have not transgressed thy commandments, neither have 1 forgotten them:

14. I have not eaten thereof in my mourning, neither have I taken away ought thereof for any unclean use, nor given ought thereof for the dead: but I have hearkened to the voice of the Lo R 0 my God, and have done according to all that thou hast commanded me.

15 Look down from thy holy habitation, from heaven, and bless thy people Israel, and the land which thou hast given vis, as thou swarest unto our fathers, a land that noweth with milk and honey.

16 ^1 This day the Lo R D thy God hath commanded thee to do these statutes and judgements: thou (half therefore keep and do them with all thine heart, and with all thy foul.

17 Thou hast avouched the Lo R p tins day to be thy God, and to walk in h;s ways, and to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgements, and to hearken unto his voice:

18 And the Lord hath avouched thee this day to be his peculiar peopic. as he hath promised thee, and that Ma" Wouldest keep all his commandments^ Curses threatened.

Th'jv: to be written or.stones. Chap, xxviii.

15 And to make thee high above all

sawn which he hath made, in praise,

*xf us name, and in honour; a.id that

aoa mayest be an holy people unto the

Loan thy God, as he iiatli spoken.

CHAP. XXVII.

J Tie people are to ivrite the laxu us on

Sisrtj sand-to build an altar of inhale

jhmet. 14 The curses from mount Ebal.

/* XD Moses with the elders of Israel

i\ commanded the people, saying,

Keep all the commandments which I

eæ.mand you this day.

2 And it shall be on the day when ye Kill pass over Jordan unto the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee, tfcit thou shalt set thee up great stones, ltd philter them with plailter:

3 And thou shalt write upon them all fie words of this law, when thou art passed over, that thou mayeit go in unto ttie laad which the Lord thy God giveth thee, a land that noweth with milk and roncy; as the Lord God of thy Ciliiai hath promised thee.

4 Therefore it shall be when ye be gone over Jordan, that ye (hall set up these stones, which I command you this day, ia mount Ebal, and thou lhalt piiirter them with plailter.

5 «J And there shalt thou build an altar unto the Lord thy God, an altar of stones: thou (halt not lift up any iron Uti upon them.

6 Thou lhalt build the altar of the LotD thy God of whole stones: and thou (halt offer burnt offerings thereon unto the Lord thy God:

7 And thou shalt offer peace offerings, and shalt eat there, and rejoice before the Lord thy God.

t And thou shalt write upon the stones all the words of this law very plainly.

t, And Moses, and the priests the Levitt*, spake unto all Israel, savine;, Take heeri, and hearken, O Israel; this day thou art become the people of the Lord thy God.

I o Thou (halt therefore obey the voice of the Lord thy God, and do his commandments and his statutes, which I command thee this da£.

II And Moses charged the people the fame day, faying,

u These shall stand upon mount Genzim to bless the people, when ye are come over Jordan; Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin:

13 And these shall stand upon mount Ebal to curse; Reuben, Gad, and Aflier, and Zebuhin, Dw, and Naphtari,

1+ f And the Levites shall speak and say unto all the men of Israel with a loud voice,

15 Cursed be the man that maketh any graven or molten image, an abomination unto the Lord, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and putteth ;'/ in a secret place. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.

16 Cursed be he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people (hall fay, Amen.

17 Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour's landmark. And all the people shall say, Amen.

18 Cursed be he that maketh the blind to wander out of the way. And all the people shall say, Amen.

19 Cursed be he that perverteth the judgement of the stranger, fatherless, and widow. And all the people Ihali fay, Amen.

20 Cursed be he that lictli with his father's wife; because he uncovereth his father's skirt. And all the people shall' say, Amen.

2i Cursed be he that lieth with any manner of beast. And all the people (hall say, Amen.

22 Cursed be he that lieth with his sister, the daughter of his father, or the daughter of his mother. And all the people shall fay, Amen.

23 Curled he he that lieth with his mother in law. And all the people lha.ll fay, Amen.

1+ Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbour secretly. And all the people shall say, Amen. ,

25 Cursed be he that taketh reward to llay an innocent person. And all the people (hall say, Amen.

26 Cursed be he that confirmetli not all the words of this law to do them. And all the people shall say, Amen.

CHAP. XXVIII.

1 The b/estingsscr obedience. 15 The curses

Jor disobedience.

AND it lliall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken 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 Lori> 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 Blessed shalt thou be in the city, and blessed shalt thou be in the field.

4 Blesled/W/ir the £turt of thy body, N and

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