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Day of atonement.

t Ezra 8.21.

Dan. 10.3.

LEVITICUS, XXIV. 27 Also on the tenth day of this | B. C. 1490. seventh month there shall be a day of atonement: s it shall be an holy s ch.16.30. convocation unto you; and ye shall afflict t your souls, and offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD. 28 And ye shall do no work in that same day; for it is a day of atonement, to make an atonement for you before the LORD your God. 29 For whatsoever soul it be that shall not be afflicted u in that same day, he shall be cut off from among his people.

30 And whatsoever soul it be that doeth any work in that same day, the same soul will I destroy w froin among his people.

31 Ye shall do no manner of work: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations, in all your dwellings.

Heb. 11.9.

32 It shall be unto you a sabbathy Nu.29.25. AND the LORD spake unto Moses,



of rest, and ye shall afflict your
souls in the ninth day of the month
at even, from even unto even, shall
ye 2 celebrate your sabbath.
33 And the LORD spake unto
Moses, saying,

u Is.22.12.

36 Seven days ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD: ou the eighthy day shall be an holy convocation unto you, and ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD it is a solemn 3 sembly, z and ye shall do no servile work therein.


v Ge. 17.14.
w ch.20.3-6.
2 rest.

x Ex.23.16.

34.22. Nu.29.12. Deut. 16. 13. Ezra 3.4. Ne.8.14. Zec. 14. 1619.

3 day of re-

z Deut. 16.8.
Joel 1.14.
a Ec.3.1.

b Nu.29.39.

31 Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, The fifteenth day of this seventh month shall be the feast x of tabernacles for seven days unto the LORD.

c Ex.23.16.

35 On the first day shall be an holy 4 fruit. convocation; ye shall do no ser-d Deut. 16.14,

vile work therein.



Ex. 13. 14.
g ver.2.
(CHAP. 24.)
a Ex.27.20,

37 These are the feasts of the



LORD, which ye shall proclaim to
be holy convocations, to offer an
offering made by fire unto the
LORD, a burnt offering, and a meat
offering, a sacrifice, and drink of
ferings, every thing upon his day: a
38 Besides b the sabbaths of the
LORD, and besides your gifts, and
besides all your vows, and besides
all your free will offerings, which
ye give unto the LORD.
39 Also in the fifteenth day of the d Ex.25.30.
seventh month, when ye have ce 1Ki.7.48.
gathered in the fruit of the land,
ye shall keep a feast unto the LORD f 1Chr.9.32.
seven days: on the first day shall
be a sabbath, and on the eighth 5 ch.8.31.
day shall be a sabbath.
1 Sam.21.6.
Mat. 12.4.




40 And ye shall take you on the first day the 4 boughs of goodly h trees, branches of palm-trees, and and the boughs of thick trees, and willows of the brook; and d ye

Job 1.5,11,


The shew-bread. shall rejoice before the LORD your God seven days.

41 And ye shall keep it a feast unto the LORD seven e days in the year: it shall be a statute for ever in your generations; ye shall celebrate it in the seventh month.

42 Ye shall dwell in booths seven days: all that are Israelites born shall dwell in booths:


1 to cause to
b Mat.25.3-8.
Lu. 12.35.

43 That f your generations may know that I made the children of Israel to dwell in booths, when I brought them out of the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.

44 And Moses g declared unto the children of Israel the feasts of the LORD.


13 The law of blasphemy. 17 Of murder.

2 Command a the children of Is rael, that they bring unto thee pure oil-olive, beaten for the light, 1 to cause the lamps to burn continually.b

3 Without the vail of the testimony, in the tabernacle of the congregation, shall Aaron order it from the evening unto the morning, before the LORD continually it shall be a statute for ever in your generations.

the pure candlestick c before the 4 He shall order the lamps upon

LORD continually.


And thou shalt take fine flour, and bake twelve d cakes thereof: two tenth deals shall be in one cake.

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Law of blasphemy.

LORD, and cursed; and they brought him unto Moses; (and his mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan :)

12 And they & put him in ward, 2 that the mind of the LORD might be shewed them.

13 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

The jubilee.
B. C. 1490. | a sabbath of rest unto the land, a
Ex. 18.26.

sabbath for the LORD: thou shalt
neither sow thy field, nor prune thy

k Nu. 15.34.

14 Bring forth him that hath carsed without the camp; and let all that heard him lay their hands mupon his head, and let all the congregation stone him.

15 And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Whosoever curseth his God shall bear his

2 to expound
unto them

to the
mouth of
the LORD.

m Deut. 13.9.


35 Compassion of the poor. 39 The usage of bondmen. 47 The redemption of servants.

n Ex.20.7.

4 But in the seventh year shall be




16 And he n that blasphemeth the
name of the LORD, he shall surely
be put to death, and all the con-
gregation shall certainly stone him:
as well the stranger, as he that is
born in the land, when he blas-o Ex.21.12.
phemeth the name of the LORD,
shall be put to death.

Deut. 19.11,


And he that 3 killeth any o man shall surely be put to death. 18 And he that killeth a beast p shall make it good; 4 beast for beast.

13. Ps.74.10,18. 139.20.

Mat. 12.31. smiteth the life of a


p ver.21.

life for life. q Deut. 19.21. Mat.5.38. 7.2.

r Nu.15.16.

19 And if a man cause a blemish in his neighbour; as q he hath done, so shall it be done to him: 20 Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused (CHAP. 25.) his family.

1 rest.

a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again.

21 And he that killeth a beast, he
shall restore it: and he that killeth
a man, he shall be put to death.
22 Ye shall have one r manner of
law, as well for the stranger, as for
one of your own country: for I am
the LORD your God.

23 And Moses spake to the
children of Israel, that they should c ch.23.24,27.
bring forth him that had cursed out d Nu. 10.10.
of the camp, and stone him with e Is.61.1,2.
stones. And the children of Is-
rael did as the LORD commanded

f ver. 13.

the LORD

unto Moses
in mount Sinai, saying,
g ver. 10.
2 Speak unto the children of Is- ch.27.17-24.
rael, and say unto them, When yeh ver. 17.
come into the land which I give
you, then shall the land 1 keep a
sabbath unto the LORD.

ch. 19.13.

3 Six a years thou shalt sow thy field, and six years thou shalt prune thy vineyard, and gather in the fruit thereof;

a Ex.23.10.

b 2Ki. 19.29.
2 separation.
3 loud of


i Ge 42.18.
k Ps. 103. 18.

5 That b which groweth of its own accord of thy harvest thou shalt not reap, neither gather the grapes of thy vine undressed: for it is a year of rest unto the land. 6 And the sabbath of the land shall be meat for you; for thee, and for thy servant, and for thy maid, and for thy hired servant, and for thy stranger that sojourneth with thee, 7 And for thy cattle, and for the beast that are in thy land, shall all the increase thereof be meat.

And thou shalt numb seven sabbaths of years unto thee, seven times seven years; and the space of the seven sabbaths of years shall be unto thee forty and nine years. 9 Then shalt thou cause the trumpet 3 of the jubilee to sound on the tenth day of the seventh month; in the day c of atonement shall ye make the d trumpet sound throughout all your land.

10 And ye shall hallow the fiftieth year, and proclaime liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof: it shall be a jubilee unto you; and ye shall return f every man unto his possession, and ye shall return every man unto

11 A jubilee shall that fiftieth year be unto you: ye shall not sow, neither reap that which groweth of itself in it, nor gather the grapes in it of thy vine undressed.

12 For it is the jubilee; it shall be holy unto you: ye shall eat the increase thereof out of the field.

13 Ing the year of this jubilee ye shall return every man unto his possession.

14 And if thou sell aught unto thy neighbour, or buyest aught of thy neighbour's hand, ye h shall not oppress one another:

15 According to the number of years after the jubilee thou shalt buy of thy neighbour, and according unto the number of years of the fruit he shall sell unto thee:

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The redemption of land.
ye shall dwell

and do them; and
in the land in safety.
19 And the land shall yield her
fruit, and ye shall eat your fill, and
dwell therein in safety.

20 And if ye shall say, What shall we eat the seventh year? behold, we shall not sow, nor gather in our increase:

LEVITICUS, XXV. B. C. 1490. 1 Deut. 12. 10. Ps.4.8. Pr. 1.33. Jer.23.6. Eze.34.2528. m Deut.28.8. n 2Ki. 19.29.

for cutting

21 Then I will command m my blessing upon you in the sixth year, and it shall bring forth fruit for three years.

22 And n ye shall sow the eighth year, and eat yet of old fruit until the ninth year; until her fruits come in ye shall eat of the old) store.


off, or, to be quite cut off. o 2Chr.7.20. p Ps.39.12. 9 Ru.2.20. Jer.32.7,8. 5 his hand hath attained and found sufficiency. ch.5.7. r ver.50-52. ver. 13. 6 redemption belongeth unto it.

The land shall not be sold 4 for ever; for the land is mine; o for ye are strangers p and sojourners with me.

24 And in all the land of your possession ye shall grant a redemp-s tion for the land.

25 If thy brother be waxen poor, and hath sold away some of his possession, and q if any of his kint come to redeem it, then shall he redeem that which his brother sold.

Nu.35.2. Jos.21.1,&c. 7 or, one of the Levites redeem


26 And if the man have none to redeem it, and 5 himself be able to redeem it;

27 Then let him count r the years of the sale thereof, and restore theu Ac.4.36,37. overplus unto the man to whom he sold it, that he may return unto his possession.

v Ga.2.10.
8 his hand
9 strengthen.
w De. 15.7,8.
x Heb. 13.2.
y Deut.23.19.
Ps. 15.5.

z Ne.5.9,15.
a ch.22.32,33.
serve thy
self with

28 But if he be not able to restore it to him, then that which is sold shall remain in the hand of him that hath bought it, until the year of jubilee and in the jubilee it shall go out, s and he shall return unto his possession. 29 And if a man sell a dwelling-10 house in a walled city, then he may redeem it within a whole year: after it is sold; within a full year may he redeem it. 30 And if it be not redeemed with-c in the space of a full year, then the house that is in the walled city 11 with the shall be established for ever to him sale of a that bought it, throughout his ge- bondman. nerations it shall not go out in the d ver.46. jubilee. Ep.6.9.

him with

the service. b Ex.21.2,3. ver.55. 1Cor.7.22, 23.

31 But the houses of the villages e Mal.3.5. which have no walls round about f Is.56.6. them shall be counted as the fields g Is.14.2. of the country; 6 they may be re- 12 ye shall deemed, and they shall go out in serve your the jubilee. selves with them, ver.39.

32 Notwithstanding, the cities t of the Levites, and the houses of the cities of their possession, may the Levites redeem at any time.

33 And if 7 a man purchase of the Levites, then the house that was!

The usage of bondmen.

sold, and the city of his possession shall go out in the year of jubilee; for the houses of the cities of the Levites are their possession among the children of Israel.

h ver.43.

13 his hand obtain, ver.26.

34 But the field u of the suburbs of their cities may not be sold; for it is their perpetual possession. 35 And if thy brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with thee, then thou shalt 9 relieve w him; yea, though he be a stranger, z or a sojourner; that he may live

with thee.

36 Take thou no usury y of him, or increase; but fear z thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.

37 Thou shalt not give him thy money upon usury, nor lend him thy victuals for increase.

38 I a am the LORD your God, which brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, to give you the land of Canaan, and to be your God.

39 And if thy brother that dwelleth by thee be waxen poor, and be sold unto thee, thou shalt not 10 compel him to serve as a bond


40 But b as an hired servant, and as a sojourner, he shall be with thee, and shall serve thee unto the year of jubilee :

41 And then shall he depart from thee, both he and his children with him, and shall return unto his own family, and unto the possession of his fathers shall he return.

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B. C. 1490.

The redemption of servants. poor, and sell i himself unto the stranger or sojourner by thee, or to the stock of the stranger's family: 48 After that he is sold he may be redeemed again; one of his bre-) thren may redeem him:

49 Either his uncle, or his uncle's son, may redeem him, or any that is nigh of kin unto him of his family may redeem him; or, if he be able, he may redeem himself. 50 And he shall reckon with him that bought him from the year that he was sold to him unto the year of jubilee: and the price of his sale shall be according unto the number of years; according to the time k of an hired servant sha it be with him.

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b ch.19.30.

51 If there be yet many years be-
hand, according unto them he shall c Deut.11.13-

give again the price of his redemp-
tion out of the money that he was
bought for.

15. 28.1-14.

d Is.30.23.

52 And if there remain but few years unto the year of jubilee, then e Ps.67.6. he shall count with him, and according unto his years shall hef Am.9.13. give him again the price of his re- g Ps. 147.14. demption.

53 And as a yearly hired servant shall he be with him: and the other 3 cause to shall not rule with rigour over him in thy sight.


h 2Ki. 17.25.

55 For unto me the children of Israel are servants; they are my servants, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.

2Ki. 13.23.
1 Ne.9.23.
m Ps. 107.38.

n ch.25.22.

CHAPTER XXVI. 1 Of idolatry. 3 A blessing promised. 14 A curse threatened.


E a shall make you no idols rear you up a 1 standing image, neither shall ye set up 2 any image of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I am the LORD your God.

o Ps.76.2.
8 ch.25.38,42.


2 Ye b shall keep my sabbaths, t Jer.2.20. and reverence my sanctuary: I am u De.28.15the LORD.

54 And if he be not redeemed 14 in these years, then he shall go out in the year of jubilee, both he, Deut. 32.30. judgments, so that ye will not do

15 And if ye shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhor my

and his children with him.

k Ex.2.25.

all my commandments, but that ye break v my covenant:

16 I also will do this unto you, I will even appoint 4 over you terror, consumption, and a burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart and ye shall soww your seed in vain, for your enemies r shall eat it.

17 And I will set my face against you, and ye shall be slain y before your enemies: they that hate you shall reign over you, and ye shall flee z when none pursueth you. 18 And if ye will not yet for all this hearken unto me, then I will punish you seven times more for your sins.

19 And I will break the pride a of your power; and I will make your heaven as iron, and your earth as brass:

20 And your strength shall be spent in vain: b for your land shall not yield her increase, neither shall the trees of the land yield their fruits.


3 If c ye walk in my statutes, v Eze. 16.59. and keep my commandments, and 4 upon.

do them;

4 Then I will give you rain d in w Mi.6.15. dne season, and the land e shall Ne.9.36,37. yield her increase, and the trees of y Jer. 19.7. the field shall yield their fruit.

z Pr.28.1.

a Is.25.11.

5 And your threshing f shall reach unto the vintage, and the vintage shall reach unto the sowing time: and ye shall eat your bread to the full, and dwell in your land safely.

b Ps. 127.1.

5 or, at all
with me.

6 And I will give peace g in the land, and ye shall lie down, and

Blessings promised. none shall make you afraid : and I will 3 rid evil beasts h out of the land, neither shall the sword go through your land.

7 And ye shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.

8 And i five of you shall chase an hundred, and an hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight: and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.

9 For I will have respect unto k you, and make you fruitful, and multiply m you, and establish my covenant with you.

10 And ye shall eat old n store, and bring forth the old because of the new.

11 And I will set my tabernacle o among you and my soul shall not abhor p you. 12 And I will walk q among you, and r will be your God, and ye shall be my people.

13 Is am the LORD your God, which brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, that ye should not be their bondmen; and I have brokent the bands of your yoke, and made you go upright.

14 But u if ye will not hearken unto me, and will not do all these commandments;

21 And if ye walk 5 contrary unto me, and will not hearken unto me; I will bring seven times more plagues upon you according to your sins.

Plagues threatened

LEVITICUS, XXVII. 22 I will also send wild beasts c B. C. 1490. among you, which shall rob you of your children, and destroy your cattle, and make you few in number; and your high-ways shall d be desolate.

c 2Ki. 17.25.


d Lam.1.4.

e Ps. 18.26. Is.63.10. f Deut.32.35. Eze.20.37.

g Jer.24.10. h Ps. 105. 16.

i Hag. 1.6.

Lam.4. 10. 1 Eze.6.3-13. m ch.20 23.

n Ne.2.3.

23 And if ye will not be reformed by me by these things, but will! walk contrary unto me;

24 Then will I also walk e contrary unto you, and will punish you yet seven times for your sins. 25 And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge f the quar-k rel of my covenant: and when ye are gathered together within your cities, I will send the pestilence g among you: and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.

o 2Ch.36.19.
Mat.24 2.
p Is. 1. 13.
q Je.25.11,18.
r Jer. 19.8.

in one

26 And when I have broken h the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread oven, and they shall deliver you s Ps.44.11. your bread again by weight: and t 2Chr.25.21. ye shall eat, and not be satisfied. u Eze.21.7, 27 And if ye will not for all this hearken unto me, but walk contrary unto me;

28 Then I will walk contrary unto you also in fury; and I, even I, will chastise you seven times for your sins.

w Is. 10.4.

x Ju.2.14.

29 And ye shall eat k the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your y Lam.4.9. daughters shall ye eat.

Eze 4.17.
z IKI.S.33,&c
Luke 15.18.


v Job 15.21. 6 driven.

30 And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor m you.

31 And I will make your cities n waste, and bring your sanctuaries o unto desolation, and I will not b smell p the savour of your sweet odours.

1Jno.1.9. a Jer.9.26. Acts 7.51. Rom.2.29.

2Chr. 12.6. 7.12.

32 And I will bring the land q into desolation: and your enemies which dwell therein shall be astonished at it.

c Ps.39.9.
d Ps. 106.45.
Eze. 16.60.
e Joel 2. 18.

33 And I will scatters you among
the heathen, and will draw out
a sword after you and your land
shall be desolate, and your cities 5 ver.41.

f ver.34,35.


h 2Ch.36.16. 34 Then shall the landt enjoy i Ps.91.14. her sabbaths, as long as it lieth Lain.3.31. desolate, and ye be in your eneRom. 11.2. mies' land; even then shall the land rest, and enjoy her sabbaths. 35 As long as it lieth desolate it shall rest; because it did not rest in your sabbaths, when ye dwelt upon it.

k Ps.89.33,34.


m Lu.1.72,73 (CHAP. 27.)

a Nu.6.2. Ju.11.30,

36 And upon them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness u into their hearts in the lands of their enemies; and the sound v of a 6 shaken leaf shall

for disobedience.

chase them; and they shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; and they shall fall when none pursueth. 37 And they shall fall w one upon another, as it were before a sword, when none pursueth: and ye shall have no power to stand a before your enemies.

38 And ye shall perish among the heathen, and the land of your enemies shall eat you up.

39 And they that are left of you shall pine y away in their iniquity in your enemies' lands; and also in the iniquities of their fathers shall they pine away with them. 40 If z they shall confess their iniquity and the iniquity of their fathers, with their trespass which they trespassed against me, and that also they have walked contrary unto me;

41 And that I also have walked contrary unto them, and have brought them into the land of their enemies; if then their uncircumcised a hearts be b humbled, and they then accept c of the punishment of their iniquity:

42 Then will I remember d my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham will I remember; and I will remember the land.e

43 The land also shall be left of them, and shall enjoy her sabbathsf while she lieth desolate without them: and they shall accept g of the punishment of their iniquity because, even because they despised h my judgments, and because their soul abhored my statutes.

44 And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, 1 I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break k my covenant with them: for I am the LORD their God.

45 But I will for their sakes / remember the covenant of their m ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the heathen, that I might be their God: I am the LORD. 46 These are the statutes, and judgments, and laws, which the LORD made between him and the children of Israel in mount Sinai by the hand of Moses. CHAPTER XXVII.

He that maketh a singular vow must be the Lord's.

1Sam. 1.11, AND the LORD spake unto Mo


ses, saying,

2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When a a

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