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Unlawful marriages.

Unlawful lusts.

19 Also, thou shalt not approach unto a woman to uncover her nakedness, as long as she is put apart for her uncleanness.

LEVITICUS. XIX. 3 After b the doings of the land of | B. C. 1490. Egypt, wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do and after the doings of the b Ps. 106.35. land of Canaan, whither I bring you, shall ye not do; neither shall ye walk in their ordinances.

4 Ye c shall do my judgments, and keep mine ordinances, to walk therein I am the LORD your God. 5 Ye shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments; which if a man do, he shall live in them: I am the LORD.

None of you shall approach


c Deut.4.1,2.


Ps. 119.4. Eze.36.27. 1 remainder of his flesh. dch.20.11,&c.

e Eze.22.10.

6 to any that is 1 near of kin to him, f1Cor.5.1. to uncover their nakedness: I am g 2Sa. 13.11, the LORD.


7 The nakedness d of thy father, eh Ge.38.18. or the nakedness of thy mother, i Deut.25.5. shalt thou not uncover: she is thy Mat.22.24. mother; thou shalt not uncover 2 or, one her nakedness. wife to another. k 18m. 1.6-8. Mal.2.14,

8 The nakedness of thy father's f wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness.

9 The nakedness of thy sister, g the daughter of thy father, or daughter of thy mother, whether she be born at home, or born abroad, even their nakedness thou shalt not


10 The nakedness of thy son's daughter, or of thy daughter's daughter, even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover: for their's is thine own nakedness.

11 The nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, begotten of thy father, (she is thy sister,) thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.


1 Eze. 18.6.

m Ex.20.14.


n Deut.12.31.

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12 Thou shalt not uncover the Acts 7.43. nakedness of thy father's sister: Rom.1.27. she is thy father's near kinswoman. p ver.6,&c. 13 Thou shalt not uncover the q Deut. 18.12. nakedness of thy mother's sister:r Jer.5.9,29. for she is thy mother's near kins- Ho.2.13.

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20 Moreover m thou shalt not lie carnally with thy neighbour's wife, to defile thyself with her.

21 And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire n to 3 Molech, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the LORD.

22 Thou shalt not lie with mankind, o as with womankind: it is abomination.

23 Neither shalt thou lie with any beast, to defile thyself therewith: neither shall any woman stand before a beast to lie down thereto: it is confusion.

24 Defile not ye yourselves in any of these p things for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out before you:

25 And the land is defiled: q therefore I do visit r the iniquity thereof upon it, and the land itself vomiteth s out her inhabitants.

26 Ye hall therefore keep my statutes and my judgments, and shall not commit any of these abominations; neither any of you own nation, nor any stranger that sojourneth among you;

27 (For all these abominations have the men of the land done, which were before you, and the land is defiled;)

28 That t the land spue not you out also, when ye defile it, as it spued out the nations that were be

fore you.

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LEVITICUS, XIX. peace offerings unto the LORD, ye | B. C. 1490. shall offer it at your own will.


6 It e shall be eaten the same day e ch.7.16,17. ye offer it, and on the morrow: fch.23.22. and if aught remain until the third day, it shall be burnt in the fire. 7 And if it be eaten at all on the third day, it is abominable; it shall not be accepted.

8 Therefore every one that eateth it shall bear his iniquity, because he hath profaned the hallowed thing of the LORD; and that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

9 And f when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the corners of thy field, neither shalt thou gather the gleanings of thy harvest.

21. Ru.2.15

17. g Ex.20.15. h Ep.4.25.


i ch.6.3. Ex.20.7. Jam.5.12.

k ch. 18.21. Eze.36.2023. Mal.3.5.


m De.27.18. n ch.25.17.

Deut. 16.19. p Pr.24.23.


10 And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather every grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and stranger: I am the LORD your God. 11 Ye shall not steal, g neither 9 Pr.20. 19. deal falsely, neither lie h one tor Ex.23.7. s 1Jno.2.9,11. 3.15.


12 And ye shall not swear i by my name falsely, neither shalt thou profane k the name of thy God: I am the LORD.

13 Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with thee all night until the morning.

14 Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling-block before the blind, m but shalt fear n thy God: I am the LORD.

15 Yeo shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect p the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

16 Thou shalt not go up and down as a tale-bearer q among thy people neither shalt thou stand against the blood r of thy neighbour: I am the LORD.

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2 reproached by, or, for

man, or, abused by any. 3 or, they. there shall

be a


y ch.6.6.
5 holiness of

praises to
the LORD.

17 Thou shalt not hate s thy brother in thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke i thy neighbour, 1 and not suffer sin u upon him. 18 T Thou shalt not avenge, v nor z Pr.3.9. bear any grudge against the child-a Deut. 12.23. ren of thy people, but thou shalt b Deut. 18. 10love u thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.

19 Ye shall keep my statutes.

c ch.21.5. 6 profane. d Ec.5.1.



Thou shalt not let thy cattle gen-e Deut. 18.10,
der with a diverse kind. Thou
shalt not sow thy field with min- f Job 32.4.6.
gied seed: neither shall a garment 1Pet.2.17.
mingled of linen and woollen come h Ex.22.21.
upon thee.

20 And whosoever lieth carnally

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with a woman that is a bondmaid, 2 betrothed to an husband, and not at all redeemed, nor freedom given her: 3 she 4 shall be scourged: they shall not be put to death, because she was not free.

21 Andy he shall bring his trespass offering unto the LORD, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, even a ram for a trespass offering.

22 And the priest shall make an atonement for him, with the ram of the trespass offering, before the LORD, for his sin which he hath done: and the sin which he hath done shall be forgiven him.

23 And when ye shall come into the land, and shall have planted all manner of trees for food, then ye shall count the fruit thereof as uncircumcised: three years shall it be as uncircumcised unto you; it

shall not be eaten of.

24 But in the fourth year all the fruit thereof shall be holy, to praise z the LORD withal.

25 And in the fifth year shall ye eat of the fruit thereof, that it may yield unto you the increase thereof: I am the LORD your God.

26 Ye shall not eat any thing with the blood; a neither shall ye use enchantment, b nor observe times.

27 Ye c shall not round the corners of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard. 28 Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am the


29 Do not 6 prostitute thy daughter, to cause her to be a whore; lest the land fall to whoredom, and the land become full of wickedness. 30 Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary: d I am the LORD.

31 Regard e not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by then.: I am the LORD your God.

32 Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour ƒ the face of the old man, and fearg thy God: I am the LORD.

33 And if a stranger h sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not 7 vex him.

34 But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one love him as thyself; for ye were born among you, and thou shalt strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.

35 Ye shall do no unrighteousor, oppress.ness in judgment, in mete-yard, in weight, or in measure.

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and ordinances. daughter-in-law, p both of them shall surely be put to death: they have wrought confusion: their blood shall be upon them.

LEVITICUS, XX. 36 Just balances, i just 8 weights, B. C. 1490. a just ephah, and a just hin, shall ye have: I am the LORD your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt.

37 Therefore shall ye observe k all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them: I am the LORD. CHAPTER XX.

6 Of going to wizards. 7 Of sanctification. 9 Of him that curseth his parents. 10 Of adultery. 11, 14, 17, 19 Of incest. 13 Of sodomy. 15 Of bestiality.

i Pr.11.1.

8 stones.

k Deut.5.1.
Ps. 119.4,

(CHAP. 20.)
a ch. 18.21.

b ch.17.10.
Eze. 14.8.

13 If a man also lie with q mankind as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

14 And if a man take a wife and her mother, r it is wickedness: they shall be burnt with fire, both he and they; that there be no

AND the LORD spake unto Mo-e De.17.2-5. wickedness among oth

ses, saying,

d Ex.20.5.
e ch. 17.7.

g Rev. 22.15.

2 Again, thou shalt say to the children of Israel, Whosoever a he be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel, that giveth any of his seed unto Molech, he shall surely be put to death the people of the land shall stone him with stones. 3 And I will set b my face against h ch.19.2. that man, and will cut him off i ch.19.37. from among his pcople; because he hath given of his seed untok Molech, to defile my sanctuary, and to profane my holy name.




1 Cor. 1.30.



15 And if a man lie with a beast,s he shall surely be put to death; and ye shall slay the beast.

16 And if a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt kill the woman and the beast; they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

17 And if a man shall take hist sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, and see her nakedness, and she see his nakedshall be cut off in the sight of their ness, it is a wicked thing; and they people he hath uncovered his sis ter's nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity.

4 And if the people of the land do any ways hide their eyes from the man, when he giveth of his seed unto Molech, and kill c him not; 5 Then I will set my face against that man, and against his family, dn Deut.22.22. shall uncover her nakedness; he

and will cut him off, and all that go ae whoring after him, to commit whoredom with Molech, from among their people.

6 And f the soul that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a whoring after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off g from among his people. 7 Sanctifty h yourselves, therefore, and be ye holy: for I am the LORD your God.

8 And i ye shall keep my statutes, and do them: Ik am the LORD which sanctify you.

m ver. 11, 13.

o Deut.27.20.

p ch.18.15.
9 ch.18.22.

r ch.18. 17.

s ch.18.23.


t Deut.27.22.
u ch.15.24.

18. 19.
Eze. 18.6.

9 For every one 7 that curseth 1 made his father or his mother shall be naked. surely put to death: he hath cursed

his father or his mother; his v ch. 18.12,&c. blood m shall be upon him.

10 And the man that committeth adultery with another man's wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour's wife, the n aulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

w Jer.22.30.

Mat.14.3,4. 2 a separa


y ch.19.37.

11 And the man that lieth with z ch. 18.25,28. his father's wife o hath uncovered a Deut.9.5. his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; b Ex.3.17. their blood shall be upon them. 12 And if a man lie with his


18 And if a man shall lie with a woman having her sickness, u and

hath 1 discovered her fountain, and she hath uncovered the fountain of her blood; and both of them shall be cut off from among their people.

19 And v thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sis ter, nor of thy father's sister: for he uncovereth his near kin; they shall bear their iniquity.

20 And if a man shall lie with his uncle's wife, he hath uncovered his uncle's nakedness: they shall bear their sin; they shall die childless.10 21 And if a man shall take his brother's wife, z it is 2 an unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.

22 Ye shall therefore keep all y my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them; that the land, whither I bring you to dwell therein, spue

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LEVITICUS, XXI, XXII. I am the LORD your God, which B. C. 1490. have c separated you from other people.

c ver.26. Ex. 19.5. 33.16. IKI.8.53.

25 Ye shall therefore put d difference between clean beasts and unclean, and between unclean fowls and clean: and ye shall not make d ch.11.47. your souls abominable by beast, or 3 or, moveth. by fowl, or by any manner of live ver.7. ing thing that 3 creepeth on the ground, which I have separated from you as unclean.

26 And ye shall be holy unto me; fore I the LORD am holy, and have severed f you from other people, that ye should be mine.

27 A man also, or woman, that hath a familiar spirit, g or that is a wizard, shall surely be put to death: they shall stone them with stones; their blood shall be upon them


1 Of the priests' mourning. 7, 13 Of their marriages.

AND the LORD said unto Moses, Speak unto the priests the sons of Aaron, and say unto them, There a shall none be defiled for the dead among his people:


1 Pet. 1.16.

f ver.24. Deut.7.6. 14.2.


Tit.2. 14.

g ver.6. 1Sam.23.9.

(CHAP. 21.)
a Eze.44.25.
1 or, being

an hus-

among his
people, he
shall not
de file him-
self for his
wife, &c.
See Eze.24.

2 But for his kin that is near unto him, that is, for his mother, and for b ch.19.12. hus father, and for his son, and for c Is.52.11. his daughter, and for his brother, d Eze.44.22. 3 And for his sister a virgin, that e De.24.1-4. is nigh unto him, which hath had fch.20.7.8. no husband, for her may he be defiled.

g Ge.38.24.

4 But he shall not defile himself, being a chief man among his people, h Ex.29.29, to profane himself.


7 ch.8.9-12.

Ex.29.6,7. m ver.7. n Ge. 18. 19.

5 They shall not make baldness i ch. 10.6,7. upon their head; neither shall they k Nu. 19.14. shave off the corner of their beard; nor make any cuttings in their flesh. 6 They shall be holy unto their God, and not profane b the name Ezra 2.62. of their God: for the offerings of o ch.22.25. the LORD made by fire, and the p ch.10.3. bread of their God, they do offer; 2 or, food, therefore c they shall be holy. ch.3.11. 7 They shall d not take a wife q ch.22.23. that is a whore, or profane; neither shall they take a woman put away e from her husband: for he is holy unto his God.

or, too slender. r Deut.23.1. s ch.2.3, 10.

6.17.29. Nu. 18.9.

8 Thou shalt sanctify him therefore; for he offereth the bread of thy God: he shall be holy unto tch.22.10-12. thee: for fI the LORD, which sanctufy you, am holy.


u ver. 12.

9 And the daughter of any ver.S. priest, if she profane herself by (CHAP. 22.) playing the whore, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt gb ch.18.21. with fire. c Ex.28.38.

10 And he that is the high priest among his brethren, upon whose head the anointing oil was poured,!

a Nu.6.3.

Nu. 18.32. Deut. 15. 19.

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and that is consecrated to put on the garments, h shall not uncover his head, nor rend his clothes;

11 Neither shall he go in k to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

12 Neither shall he go out of the sanctuary, nor profane the sanctuary of his God; for the crown / of the anointing oil of his God is upon him: I am the LORD.

13 And he shall take a wife m in her virginity.

14 A widow, or a divorced woman, or profane, or an harlot, these shall he not take: but he shall take a virgin of his own people to wife. 15 Neither shall he profane his n seed among his people; for I the LORD do sanctify him.

16 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

17 Speak unto Aaron, saying, Whosoever he be of thy seed in their generations that hath any blemish, o let him not approach p to offer the 2 bread of his God:

18 For whatsoever man he be that hath a blemish, he shall not approach: a blind man, or a lame, or he that hath a flat nose, or any thing superfluous, q

19 Or a man that is broken-footed, or broken-handed,

20 Or crook-backed, or 3a dwarf, or that hath a blemish in his eye, or be scurvy, or scabbed, or r hath his stones broken:

21 No man that hath a blemish of the seed of Aaron the priest shall come nigh to offer the offerings of the LORD made by fire: he hath a blemish: he shall not come nigh to offer the bread of his God.

22 He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most s holy, and of the holy; t

23 Only he shall not go in unto the vail, nor come nigh unto the altar, because he hath a blemish; that u he profane not my sanctuaries for v I the LORD do sanctify them.

24 And Moses told it unto Aaron, and to his sons, and unto all the children of Israel.

CHAPTER XXII. The priests in their uncleannness must abstain from the holy things.

ND the LORD spake unto Mo

Ases, saying,

2 Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, that they separate a themselves from the holy things of the children of Israel, and that b they profane not my holy name in those things which they hallow c unto me: I am the LORD.

3 Say unto them, Whosoever he

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LEVITICUS, XXII. be of all your seed among your B. C. 1490. generations, that goeth unto the holy things, which the children of d ch.7.20. Israel hallow unto the LORD, hav-e ch. 15.2. ing d his uncleanness upon him, 1 of the reins. that soul shall be cut off from my fch. 15. 13. presence: I am the LORD.

4 What man soever of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or e hath a running 1 issue, he shall not eat of the holy things until he be clean. And whoso g toucheth any thing that is unclean by the dead, or a man h whose seed goeth from him;

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g Nu. 19.11,


h ch.15.16.

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18 Speak unto Aaron, and to his sons, and unto all the children of Israel, and say unto them, Whatsoever he be of the house of Israel. or of the strangers v in Israel, that will offer his oblation for all his vows, and for all his free will offerings, which they will offer unto the LORD for a burnt offering:

19 Ye shall offer at your own will ch.11.24,43. a male without blemish, w of the k ch.15.7,19.beeves, of the sheep, or of the Hag.2.13. goats.

m ch.15.5.
Heb. 10.22.
ch 21.22.
Nu. 18.11,

5 Or whosoever i toucheth any creeping thing, whereby he may ben made unclean, or k a man of whom he may take uncleanness, whatsoever uncleanness he hath:

6 The soul which hath touched any such shall be unclean until even, and shall not eat of the holy things, unless he wash m his flesh with water.

7 And when the sun is down he shall be clean, and shall afterward eat of the holy things, because n it is his food.

8 That which dieth o of itself, or is torn with beasts, he shall not eat to defile himself therewith: I am

the LORD.

9 They shall therefore keep mine ordinance, lest p they bear sin for it, and die therefore, if they profane it: I the LORD do sanctify them. 10 There shall no stranger eat of the holy thing: a sojourner of the priest, or an hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

11 But if the priest buy any soul with 2 his money, he shall eat of it, and he that is born in his house; they q shall eat of his meat.

12 If the priest's daughter also be married unto 3 a stranger, she may not eat of an offering of the holy things.

o Ex.22.31.


p Ex.28.43.
2 the pur-
chase of his

4 Nu. 18.11,


3 a man, a

r Ge.38.11.

s ch.5.15,16.

t Nu. 18.32.
4 or, lade
with the
iniquity of
trespass in
their eat-


u ver.9.

Nu. 15.14.
Deut. 15.21.

Mal. 1.8,14.
1Pet. 1.19.

y ch.3.1,6.

z Nu. 15.3,8.

or, goats.
6 or, kid.
a ch.21.18.
b Nu. 16.40.
c Ep.2.12.
d Ex.22.30.

13 But if the priest's daughter be a widow, or divorced, and have no child, and is returned r unto her father's house, as in her youth, she shall eat of her father's meat; but there shall no stranger eat thereof. 14 And if a man eat of the holy thing unwittingly, s then he shall put the fifth part thereof unto it, and shall give it unto the priestor, she goat. with the holy thing.


15 And they shall not profane thee Deut.22.6. holy things t of the children of Is-f ch.7.12-15. rael, which they offer unto the LORD:

16 Or 4 suffer them to bear u the iniquity of trespass, when they eat their holy things: for I the LORD do sanctify them.

17 T And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,


Ps. 107.22.

Nu. 15.40.

h ch.18.21.

i ch. 10.3.

20 But whatsoever z hath a blemish, that shall ye not offer: for it shall not be acceptable for you.

21 And whosoever offereth a sacrifice of peace offerings y unto the LORD to accomplish his vow z or a free will offering in beeves or 5 sheep, it shall be perfect to be accepted: there'shall be no blemish therein.

22 Blind, or broken, or maimed, or having a wen, or scurvy, or scabbed, ye shall not offer these unto the LORD, nor make an offering by fire of them upon the altar unto the LORD.

23 Either a bullock or a 6 lamb

that hath any thing superfluous a or lacking in his parts, that mayest thou offer for a freewill offering; but for a vow it shall not be accepted.

24 Ye shall not offer unto the LORD that which is bruised, or crushed, or broken, or cut; neither shall ye make any offering thereof in your land.

25 Neither from a stranger's b hand shall ye offer the bread of your God of any of these; because their c corruption is in them, and blemishes be in them; they shall not be accepted for you.

26 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

27 When d a bullock, or a sheep, or a goat, is brought forth, then it shall be seven days under the dam; and from the eighth day, and thenceforth, it shall be accepted for an offering made by fire unto the LORD.

28 And whether it be cow or 7 ewe, ye shall not kill it and her young 29 And when ye will offer a sae both in one day. crifice of thanksgiving f unto the LORD, offer it at your own will.

30 On the same day it shall be eaten up; ye shall leave none of it until the morrow: I am the LORD. 31 Therefore g shall ye keep my commandments, and do them: 1 am the LORD.

32 Neither shall ye profane h my holy name; but i I will be hallow

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