The Enfolded Book of Exodus

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Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 | Chapter 6 | Chapter 7 | Chapter 8 | Chapter 9 | Chapter 10 | Chapter 11 | Chapter 12 | Chapter 13 | Chapter 14 | Chapter 15 | Chapter 16 | Chapter 17 | Chapter 18 | Chapter 19 | Chapter 20 | Chapter 21 | Chapter 22 | Chapter 23 | Chapter 24 | Chapter 25 | Chapter 26 | Chapter 27 | Chapter 28 | Chapter 29 | Chapter 30 | Chapter 31 | Chapter 32 | Chapter 33 | Chapter 34 | Chapter 35 | Chapter 36 | Chapter 37 | Chapter 38 | Chapter 39 | Chapter 40

Chapter 1

1.1 These Now these are the names of the children of Israel, that went which came into Egypt with Jacob: they went in Egypt; every man with and his household: household came with Jacob.

1.2 Ruben, Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Juda, and Judah,

1.3 Issachar, Zabulon, Zebulun, and Benjamin,

1.4 Dan, and Nephthali, Gad Naphtali, Gad, and Aser. Asher.

1.5 And all the souls that came out of Jacob's thigh, the loins of Jacob were seventy: but seventy souls: for Joseph was in Egypt. Egypt already.

1.6 After he was dead, And Joseph died, and all his brethren, and all that generation, generation.

1.7 The And the children of Israel increased, were fruitful, and sprung up into multitudes, increased abundantly, and growing exceedingly strong they filled multiplied, and waxed exceeding mighty; and the land. land was filled with them.

1.8 In the mean time Now there arose up a new king over Egypt, that which knew not Joseph: Joseph.

1.9 And he said to unto his people: Behold people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are numerous more and stronger mightier than we. we:

1.10 Come on, let us deal wisely oppress them, with them; lest they multiply: multiply, and if it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war shall rise against us, war, they join with also unto our enemies, and having overcome fight against us, depart and so get them up out of the land.

1.11 Therefore he they did set over them masters of the works, taskmasters to afflict them with burdens: and their burdens. And they built for Pharao cities of tabernacles, Phithom, Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Ramesses. Raamses.

1.12 But the more they oppressed afflicted them, the more they were multiplied and increased. grew. And they were grieved because of the children of Israel.

1.13 And the Egyptians hated made the children of Israel, and afflicted them and mocked them: Israel to serve with rigour:

1.14 And they made their life lives bitter with hard works bondage, in clay morter, and in brick, and with in all manner of service, wherewith they were overcharged service in the works of the earth. field: all their service, wherein they made them serve, was with rigour.

1.15 And the king of Egypt spoke spake to the midwives Hebrew midwives, of which the Hebrews: name of whom the one was called Sephora, Shiphrah, and the name of the other Phua, Puah:

1.16 Commanding them: And he said, When you shall ye do the office of midwives a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them upon the time of delivery is come: stools; if it be a man child, son, then ye shall kill it: him: but if a woman, keep it alive. be a daughter, then she shall live.

1.17 But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had commanded, commanded them, but saved the men children. children alive.

1.18 And the king of Egypt called for them the midwives, and said: What is it that you meant to do, that you would save said unto them, Why have ye done this thing, and have saved the men children? children alive?

1.19 They answered: The And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women: women; for they themselves are skilful in the office of a midwife; lively, and they are delivered before we ere the midwives come to in unto them.

1.20 Therefore God dealt well with the midwives: and the people multiplied multiplied, and grew exceedingly strong. waxed very mighty.

1.21 And it came to pass, because the midwives feared God, that he built made them houses.

1.22 Pharao therefore And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying: Whatsoever shall be saying, Every son that is born of the male sex, ye shall cast into the river: whatsoever of the female, river, and every daughter ye shall save alive.

Chapter 2

2.1 After this And there went a man of the house of Levi; Levi, and took a to wife a daughter of his own kindred. Levi.

2.2 And she the woman conceived, and bore bare a son: and seeing when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months.

2.3 And when she could not longer hide him no longer, him, she took a basket made for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and pitch: with pitch, and put the little babe therein, child therein; and she laid him it in the sedges flags by the river's brink, brink.

2.4 His And his sister standing stood afar off, and taking notice to wit what would be done. done to him.

2.5 And behold the daughter of Pharao Pharaoh came down to wash herself in at the river: river; and her maids maidens walked along by the river's brink. And side; and when she saw the basket in ark among the sedges flags, she sent one of her maids for it: and when it was brought, maid to fetch it.

2.6 She And when she had opened it, and seeing within it an infant crying, having she saw the child: and, behold, the babe wept. And she had compassion on it, she said: him, and said, This is one of the babes of the Hebrews. Hebrews' children.

2.7 And the child's sister Then said his sister to her: Pharaoh's daughter, Shall I go, go and call to thee a nurse of the Hebrew woman, to women, that she may nurse the babe? child for thee?

2.8 She answered: And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Go. The And the maid went and called her the child's mother.

2.9 And Pharao's Pharaoh's daughter said to her: unto her, Take this child, child away, and nurse him it for me: me, and I will give thee thy wages. The woman And the women took and nursed the child: child, and when he was grown up, she delivered him to Pharao's daughter. nursed it.

2.10 And the child grew, and she adopted brought him for a son, unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called him Moses, saying: his name Moses: and she said, Because I took drew him out of the water.

2.11 In And it came to pass in those days, after when Moses was grown up, grown, that he went out to unto his brethren: brethren, and saw looked on their affliction, burdens: and he spied an Egyptian striking smiting an Hebrew, one of the Hebrews, his brethren.

2.12 And when he had looked about this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no one there, man, he slew the Egyptian Egyptian, and hid him in the sand.

2.13 And going when he went out the next second day, he saw behold, two men of the Hebrews quarrelling: strove together: and he said to him that did the wrong: Why strikest wrong, Wherefore smitest thou thy neighbour? fellow?

2.14 But And he answered: said, Who hath appointed made thee a prince and a judge over us? wilt intendest thou to kill me, as thou didst yesterday kill killedst the Egyptian? And Moses feared, and said: How is said, Surely this come to be known? thing is known.

2.15 And Pharao Now when Pharaoh heard of this word, and thing, he sought to kill Moses: but he slay Moses. But Moses fled from his sight, the face of Pharaoh, and abode dwelt in the land of Madian, Midian: and he sat down by a well.

2.16 And Now the priest of Madian Midian had seven daughters, who daughters: and they came to draw water: and when drew water, and filled the troughs were filled, desired to water their father's flocks. flock.

2.17 And the shepherds came and drove them away: and but Moses arose, stood up and defending the maids, helped them, and watered their sheep. flock.

2.18 And when they returned came to Raguel Reuel their father, he said to them: Why are said, How is it that ye are come sooner than usual? so soon to day?

2.19 They answered: A man of Egypt And they said, An Egyptian delivered us from out of the hands hand of the shepherds: shepherds, and he also drew water also with enough for us, and gave watered the sheep to drink. flock.

2.20 But And he said: Where said unto his daughters, And where is he? why is it that ye have you let left the man go? man? call him him, that he may eat bread.

2.21 And Moses swore that he would was content to dwell with him. And the man: and he took Sephora gave Moses Zipporah his daughter to wife: daughter.

2.22 And she bore bare him a son, whom and he called Gersam, saying: his name Gershom: for he said, I have been a stranger in a foreign country. And she bore another, whom he called Eliezer, saying: For the God of my father, my helper, hath delivered me out of the hand of Pharao. strange land.

2.23 Now after a long time And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel groaning, cried out because sighed by reason of the works: bondage, and they cried, and their cry went came up unto God from by reason of the works. bondage.

2.24 And he God heard their groaning, and God remembered the his covenant which he made with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.

2.25 And the Lord God looked upon the children of Israel, and he knew God had respect unto them.

Chapter 3

3.1 Now Moses fed kept the sheep flock of Jethro, Jethro his father in law, the priest of Madian: Midian: and he drove led the flock to the inner parts backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb.

3.2 And the Lord angel of the LORD appeared to unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he saw that looked, and, behold, the bush was on burned with fire, and the bush was not burnt. consumed.

3.3 And Moses said: said, I will go, now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt.

3.4 And when the Lord LORD saw that he went forward turned aside to see, he God called to unto him out of the midst of the bush. bush, and said: said, Moses, Moses. And he answered: said, Here I am. am I.

3.5 And he said: Come said, Draw not nigh hither, hither: put off the thy shoes from off thy feet; feet, for the place, place whereon thou standest, standest is holy ground.

3.6 And Moreover he said: said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face: face; for he durst not was afraid to look at upon God.

3.7 And the Lord said to him: LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and I have heard their cry because of the rigour by reason of them that are over the works; their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;

3.8 And knowing their sorrow, I am come down to deliver them out of the hands hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out of that land into unto a good land and spacious land, into a large, unto a land that floweth flowing with milk and honey, to honey; unto the places place of the Chanaanite, Canaanites, and Hethite, the Hittites, and Amorrhite, the Amorites, and Pherezite, the Perizzites, and Hevite, the Hivites, and Jebusite. the Jebusites.

3.9 For Now therefore, behold, the cry of the children of Israel is come unto me: and I have also seen their affliction, the oppression wherewith they are oppressed by the Egyptians. Egyptians oppress them.

3.10 But come, Come now therefore, and I will send thee to Pharao, unto Pharaoh, that thou mayst mayest bring forth my people, people the children of Israel, Israel out of Egypt.

3.11 And Moses said to God: unto God, Who am I I, that I should go to Pharao, unto Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt?

3.12 And he said to him: said, Certainly I will be with thee; and this thou shalt have for shall be a sign token unto thee, that I have sent thee: When thou shalt have hast brought my forth the people out of Egypt, thou shalt offer sacrifice to ye shall serve God upon this mountain.

3.13 And Moses said to God: Lo, unto God, Behold, when I shall go to come unto the children of Israel, and shall say to them: unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me to you. If unto you; and they shall say to me: me, What is his name? What what shall I say to unto them?

3.14 And God said to Moses: unto Moses, I AM WHO AM. He said: THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say to unto the children of Israel: HE WHO IS, Israel, I AM hath sent me to unto you.

3.15 And God said again to Moses: moreover unto Moses, Thus shalt thou say to unto the children of Israel: The Lord Israel, the LORD God of your fathers fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob Jacob, hath sent me to you; unto you: this is my name for ever, and this is my memorial unto all generations.

3.16 Go Go, and gather together the ancients elders of Israel, Israel together, and thou shalt say to them: unto them, The Lord LORD God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath appeared to unto me, saying: Visiting saying, I have surely visited you; you, and I have seen all that hath befallen which is done to you in Egypt. Egypt:

3.17 And I have said the word to said, I will bring you forth up out of the affliction of Egypt, into Egypt unto the land of the Chanaanite, Canaanites, and Hethite, the Hittites, and Amorrhite, the Amorites, and Pherezite, the Perizzites, and Hevite, the Hivites, and Jebusite, to the Jebusites, unto a land that floweth flowing with milk and honey.

3.18 And they shall hear hearken to thy voice; voice: and thou shalt go in, come, thou and the ancients elders of Israel, to unto the king of Egypt, and thou shalt ye shall say to him: unto him, The Lord LORD God of the Hebrews hath called us; met with us: and now let us go, we will go beseech thee, three days' journey into the wilderness, to that we may sacrifice unto to the Lord LORD our God.

3.19 But And I know am sure that the king of Egypt will not let you go, but no, not by a mighty hand.

3.20 For And I will stretch forth out my hand, and will strike smite Egypt with all my wonders which I will do in the midst of them: thereof: and after these that he will let you go.

3.21 And I will give favour to this people, people favour in the sight of the Egyptians: and it shall come to pass, that, when you go forth, you ye go, ye shall not depart empty: go empty.

3.22 But every woman shall ask borrow of her neighbour, and of her that is sojourneth in her house, vessels jewels of silver silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment: and you ye shall put them on upon your sons sons, and daughters, upon your daughters; and ye shall spoil Egypt. the Egyptians.

Chapter 4

4.1 And Moses answered, answered and said: They said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor hear hearken unto my voice, but voice: for they will say: say, The Lord LORD hath not appeared to unto thee.

4.2 Then he And the LORD said to him: unto him, What is that thou holdest in thy thine hand? He answered: And he said, A rod.

4.3 And the Lord said: he said, Cast it down upon on the ground. He And he cast it down, on the ground, and it was turned into became a serpent, so that serpent; and Moses fled from before it.

4.4 And the Lord said: LORD said unto Moses, Put out thy forth thine hand, and take it by the tail. He And he put forth his hand, and took hold of caught it, and it was turned into became a rod. rod in his hand:

4.5 That they may believe, saith he, believe that the Lord LORD God of their fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath appeared to unto thee.

4.6 And the Lord LORD said again: furthermore unto him, Put thy now thine hand into thy bosom. And when he had put it his hand into his bosom, bosom: and when he brought took it forth out, behold, his hand was leprous as snow.

4.7 And he said: said, Put back thy thine hand into thy bosom. He bosom again. And he put it back, his hand into his bosom again; and brought plucked it out again, and of his bosom, and, behold, it was like the turned again as his other flesh.

4.8 If And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe thee, saith he, nor hear neither hearken to the voice of the former first sign, that they will believe the word voice of the latter sign.

4.9 But And it shall come to pass, if they will not even believe also these two signs, nor hear neither hearken unto thy voice: voice, that thou shalt take of the river water, water of the river, and pour it out upon the dry land, land: and whatsoever the water which thou drawest takest out of the river, river shall be turned into blood. become blood upon the dry land.

4.10 And Moses said: I beseech thee, Lord, said unto the LORD, O my LORD, I am not eloquent from yesterday and the day before; and eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken to unto thy servant, servant: but I have more impediment am slow of speech, and slowness of a slow tongue.

4.11 The Lord And the LORD said to him: unto him, Who hath made man's mouth? or who made the dumb and maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing and seeing, or the blind? did have not I? I the LORD?

4.12 Go therefore, Now therefore go, and I will be in with thy mouth; mouth, and I will teach thee what thou shalt speak. say.

4.13 But And he said: said, O my LORD, send, I beseech pray thee, Lord, send by the hand of him whom thou wilt send.

4.14 The Lord being angry at And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Moses, said: and he said, Is not Aaron the Levite is thy brother, brother? I know that he is eloquent: behold can speak well. And also, behold, he cometh forth to meet thee, thee: and seeing when he seeth thee, shall he will be glad at in his heart.

4.15 Speak to And thou shalt speak unto him, and put my words in his mouth: and I will be in with thy mouth, and in with his month, mouth, and will shew teach you what you must ye shall do.

4.16 He And he shall speak in be thy stead to spokesman unto the people, people: and he shall be, even he shall be thy mouth: but to thee instead of a mouth, and thou shalt be to him in those things that pertain to instead of God.

4.17 And thou shalt take this rod in thy hand. thine hand, wherewith thou shalt do the signs.

4.18 And Moses went his way, and returned to Jethro his father in law, and said to him; unto him, Let me go, I will go pray thee, and return to unto my brethren into which are in Egypt, that I may and see if whether they be yet alive. And Jethro said to him: Moses, Go in peace.

4.19 And the Lord LORD said to Moses, unto Moses in Madian: Midian, Go, and return into Egypt; Egypt: for they are all the men are dead that which sought thy life.

4.20 And Moses therefore took his wife, wife and his sons, and set them upon an ass; ass, and he returned into Egypt, carrying to the land of Egypt: and Moses took the rod of God in his hand.

4.21 And the Lord LORD said unto Moses, When thou goest to him as he was returning return into Egypt: See Egypt, see that thou do all the those wonders before Pharao, Pharaoh, which I have put in thy thine hand: but I shall will harden his heart, and that he will shall not let the people go.

4.22 And thou shalt say to him: unto Pharaoh, Thus saith the Lord: LORD, Israel is my son, even my firstborn. firstborn:

4.23 And I have said to thee: say unto thee, Let my son go, that he may serve me, me: and if thou wouldst not refuse to let him go: behold go, behold, I will kill slay thy son, even thy firstborn.

4.24 And when he was in his journey, it came to pass by the way in the inn, that the Lord LORD met him, and would have killed sought to kill him.

4.25 Immediately Sephora Then Zipporah took a very sharp stone, and circumcised cut off the foreskin of her son, and touched cast it at his feet, and said: A said, Surely a bloody spouse husband art thou to me.

4.26 And So he let him go after go: then she had said: said, A bloody spouse art husband thou to me, art, because of the circumcision.

4.27 And the Lord LORD said to Aaron: Aaron, Go into the desert wilderness to meet Moses. And he went forth to meet went, and met him in the mountain mount of God, and kissed him.

4.28 And Moses told Aaron all the words of the Lord, by which he LORD who had sent him, and all the signs that which he had commanded. commanded him.

4.29 And they came together, Moses and they assembled Aaron went and gathered together all the ancients elders of the children of Israel. Israel:

4.30 And Aaron spoke spake all the words which the Lord LORD had said to Moses: spoken unto Moses, and he wrought did the signs before in the sight of the people.

4.31 And the people believed. And believed: and when they heard that the Lord LORD had visited the children of Israel, and that he had looked upon their affliction: and falling down affliction, then they adored. bowed their heads and worshipped.

Chapter 5

5.1 After these things, And afterward Moses and Aaron went in, and said to Pharao: told Pharaoh, Thus saith the Lord LORD God of Israel: Israel, Let my people go, that they may sacrifice to hold a feast unto me in the desert. wilderness.

5.2 But he answered: And Pharaoh said, Who is the Lord, LORD, that I should hear obey his voice, and voice to let Israel go? I know not the Lord, LORD, neither will I let Israel go.

5.3 And they said: said, The God of the Hebrews hath called us, to go met with us: let us go, we pray thee, three days' journey into the wilderness, desert, and to sacrifice to unto the Lord LORD our God; lest a pestilence or the sword he fall upon us. us with pestilence, or with the sword.

5.4 The And the king of Egypt said to them: Why unto them, Wherefore do you ye, Moses and Aaron draw off Aaron, let the people from their works? Get get you gone to unto your burdens.

5.5 And Pharao said: The Pharaoh said, Behold, the people of the land now are numerous; you see that the multitude is increased; how much more if you give many, and ye make them rest from their works? burdens.

5.6 Therefore he And Pharaoh commanded the same day the overseers of the works, and the task-masters taskmasters of the people, saying: and their officers, saying,

5.7 You Ye shall give straw no more to give the people straw to make brick, as before; but heretofore: let them go and gather straw. straw for themselves.

5.8 And you shall lay upon them the task tale of the bricks, which they did before; neither make heretofore, ye shall you lay upon them; ye shall not diminish any thing thereof, ought thereof: for they are idle, and be idle; therefore they cry. saying: cry, saying, Let us go and sacrifice to our God.

5.9 Let them there more work be oppressed with works, and let them fulfil them; laid upon the men, that they may labour therein; and let them not regard lying vain words.

5.10 And the overseers taskmasters of the works, and the taskmasters, people went out out, and said their officers, and they spake to the people: people, saying, Thus saith Pharao: Pharaoh, I allow will not give you no straw; straw.

5.11 Go, and gather it where Go ye, get you straw where ye can find it; neither shall any thing it: yet not ought of your work shall be diminished.

5.12 And So the people was were scattered through abroad throughout all the land of Egypt to gather stubble instead of straw.

5.13 And the overseers of the works pressed taskmasters hasted them, saying: saying, Fulfil your work every day, works, your daily tasks, as before ye were wont to do, when straw there was given you. straw.

5.14 And they that were over the works officers of the children of Israel, which Pharaoh's taskmasters had set over them, were scourged by Pharao's taskmasters, saying: Why beaten, and demanded, Wherefore have you ye not made up the fulfilled your task of bricks, in making brick both yesterday and to day, as before? heretofore?

5.15 And Then the officers of the children of Israel came, came and cried out to Pharao, saying: Why unto Pharaoh, saying, Wherefore dealest thou so thus with thy servants?

5.16 Straw There is not no straw given us, and bricks are required of us as before; behold we, unto thy servants, are beaten with whips, and they say to us, Make brick: and, behold, thy people servants are beaten; but the fault is unjustly dealt withal. in thine own people.

5.17 And But he said: You said, Ye are idle, and ye are idle: therefore you say: ye say, Let us go and do sacrifice to the Lord. LORD.

5.18 Go therefore now, and work: straw work; for there shall not no straw be given you, and you yet shall ye deliver the accustomed number tale of bricks.

5.19 And the officers of the children of Israel saw did see that they were in evil case, because after it was said to them: There said, Ye shall not a whit be diminished of the minish ought from your bricks for every day. of your daily task.

5.20 And they met Moses and Aaron, who stood over against them in the way, as they came out forth from Pharao: Pharaoh:

5.21 And they said to them: unto them, The Lord see LORD look upon you, and judge, judge; because you have, ye have made our savour to stink before Pharao be abhorred in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of his servants, and you have given him to put a sword, sword in their hand to kill slay us.

5.22 And Moses returned to unto the Lord, LORD, and said: Lord, why said, LORD, wherefore hast thou afflicted so evil entreated this people? wherefore hast why is it that thou hast sent me?

5.23 For since the time that I went in came to Pharao Pharaoh to speak in thy name, he hath afflicted thy people: and thou done evil to this people; neither hast not thou delivered them. thy people at all.

Chapter 6

6.1 And Then the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, Now thou shalt thou see what I will do to Pharao: Pharaoh: for by with a mighty strong hand shall he let them go, and with a strong hand shall he cast drive them out of his land.

6.2 And the Lord spoke to God spake unto Moses, saying: and said unto him, I am the Lord LORD:

6.3 That And I appeared to unto Abraham, to unto Isaac, and to unto Jacob, by the name of God Almighty: and Almighty, but by my name ADONAI JEHOVAH was I did not shew known to them.

6.4 And I made a have also established my covenant with them, to give them the land of Chanaan, Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage pilgrimage, wherein they were strangers.

6.5 And I have also heard the groaning of the children of Israel, wherewith whom the Egyptians have oppressed them: keep in bondage; and I have remembered my covenant.

6.6 Therefore Wherefore say to unto the children of lsrael: Israel, I am the Lord who LORD, and I will bring you out from under the work-prison burdens of the Egyptians, and I will deliver rid you from bondage: out of their bondage, and I will redeem you with a high stretched out arm, and with great judgments. judgments:

6.7 And I will take you to myself me for my a people, and I will be your to you a God: and you ye shall know that I am the Lord LORD your God, who brought which bringeth you out from under the work-prison burdens of the Egyptians: Egyptians.

6.8 And brought I will bring you into in unto the land, concerning the which I lifted up my hand did swear to give it to Abraham, to Isaac, and Jacob: to Jacob; and I will give it you to possess: for an heritage: I am the Lord. LORD.

6.9 And Moses told all this to spake so unto the children of Israel: but they did hearkened not hearken to him, unto Moses for anguish of spirit, and most painful work. for cruel bondage.

6.10 And the Lord spoke to LORD spake unto Moses, saying: saying,

6.11 Go in, and speak to Pharao unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, that he let the children of Israel go out of his land.

6.12 And Moses answered spake before the Lord: Behold LORD, saying, Behold, the children of Israel do have not hearken to me: and hearkened unto me; how will Pharao then shall Pharaoh hear me, especially as I who am of uncircumcised lips?

6.13 And the Lord spoke to LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, and he gave them a charge unto the children of Israel, and unto Pharao the Pharaoh king of Egypt, that they should to bring forth the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt.

6.14 These are be the heads of their houses by their families. fathers' houses: The sons of Ruben Reuben the firstborn of Israel: Henoch Israel; Hanoch, and Phallu, Hesron Pallu, Hezron, and Charmi. Carmi: these be the families of Reuben.

6.15 These are And the kindreds of Ruben. The sons of Simeon, Jamuel Simeon; Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ahod, Ohad, and Jachin, and Soar, Zohar, and Saul Shaul the son of a Chanaanitess: Canaanitish woman: these are the families of Simeon.

6.16 And these are the names of the sons of Levi by according to their kindreds: Gerson, generations; Gershon, and Caath, Kohath, and Merari. And Merari: and the years of the life of Levi were a an hundred thirty and thirty- seven. seven years.

6.17 The sons of Gerson: Lobni Gershon; Libni, and Semei, by Shimi, according to their kindreds. families.

6.18 The And the sons of Caath: Kohath; Amram, and Isaar, Izhar, and Hebron Hebron, and Oziel. And Uzziel: and the years of Caath's life, the life of Kohath were a an hundred thirty and thirty-three. three years.

6.19 The And the sons of Merari: Moholi Merari; Mahali and Musi. These Mushi: these are the kindreds families of Levi by according to their families. generations.

6.20 And Amram took to wife Jochabed him Jochebed his aunt by the father's side: sister to wife; and she bore bare him Aaron and Moses. And Moses: and the years of Amram's life, the life of Amram were a an hundred and thirty-seven. thirty and seven years.

6.21 The And the sons also of Isaar: Core, Izhar; Korah, and Nepheg, and Zechri. Zichri.

6.22 The And the sons also of Oziel: Mizael, Uzziel; Mishael, and Elizaphan, Elzaphan, and Sethri. Zithri.

6.23 And Aaron took to wife Elizabeth the him Elisheba, daughter of Aminadab, Amminadab, sister of Nahason, who bore Naashon, to wife; and she bare him Nadab, and Abiu, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.

6.24 The And the sons also of Core: Aser, Korah; Assir, and Elcana, Elkanah, and Abiasaph. These Abiasaph: these are the kindreds families of the Corites. Korhites.

6.25 But And Eleazar the Aaron's son of Aaron took a wife him one of the daughters of Phutiel: Putiel to wife; and she bore bare him Phinees. These Phinehas: these are the heads of the Levitical families by fathers of the Levites according to their kindreds. families.

6.26 These are that Aaron and Moses, to whom the Lord commanded to bring forth LORD said, Bring out the children of Israel out of from the land of Egypt by according to their companies. armies.

6.27 These are they that speak which spake to Pharao, Pharaoh king of Egypt, in order to bring out the children of Israel from Egypt: these are that Moses and Aaron, Aaron.

6.28 In And it came to pass on the day when the Lord spoke to LORD spake unto Moses in the land of Egypt. Egypt,

6.29 And That the Lord spoke to LORD spake unto Moses, saying: saying, I am the Lord; LORD: speak thou to Pharao, unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, Egypt all that I say to unto thee.

6.30 And Moses said before the Lord: Lo LORD, Behold, I am of uncircumcised lips, and how will Pharao hear shall Pharaoh hearken unto me?

Chapter 7

7.1 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: Behold, unto Moses, See, I have appointed made thee the a god of Pharao; to Pharaoh: and Aaron, Aaron thy brother, brother shall be thy prophet.

7.2 Thou shalt speak to him all that I command thee; thee: and he Aaron thy brother shall speak to Pharao, unto Pharaoh, that he let send the children of Israel go out of his land.

7.3 But And I shall will harden his Pharaoh's heart, and shall multiply my signs and my wonders in the land of Egypt.

7.4 And he will But Pharaoh shall not hear you: and hearken unto you, that I will may lay my hand upon Egypt, and will bring forth my army mine armies, and my people, people the children of Israel, out of the land of Egypt, Egypt by very great judgments.

7.5 And the Egyptians shall know that I am the Lord, who have stretched LORD, when I stretch forth my mine hand upon Egypt, and have brought forth bring out the children of Israel out of the midst of from among them.

7.6 And Moses and Aaron did as the Lord had commanded; LORD commanded them, so did they.

7.7 And Moses was eighty fourscore years old, and Aaron eighty- three, fourscore and three years old, when they spoke to Pharao. spake unto Pharaoh.

7.8 And the Lord said to LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron: unto Aaron, saying,

7.9 When Pharao Pharaoh shall say to speak unto you, saying, Shew signs; a miracle for you: then thou shalt say to Aaron: unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it down before Pharao, Pharaoh, and it shall be turned into become a serpent.

7.10 So And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharao, Pharaoh, and they did so as the Lord LORD had commanded. And commanded: and Aaron took the cast down his rod before Pharao Pharaoh, and before his servants, and it was turned into became a serpent.

7.11 And Pharao Then Pharaoh also called the wise men and the magicians; and sorcerers: now the magicians of Egypt, they also by Egyptian enchantments and certain secrets, did in like manner. manner with their enchantments.

7.12 And For they every one cast down their rods, every man his rod, and they were turned into became serpents: but Aaron's rod devoured swallowed up their rods.

7.13 And Pharao's heart was hardened, and he did hardened Pharaoh's heart, that he hearkened not hearken to them, unto them; as the Lord LORD had commanded. said.

7.14 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: Pharao's unto Moses, Pharaoh's heart is hardened, he will not refuseth to let the people go.

7.15 Go to him Get thee unto Pharaoh in the morning, behold morning; lo, he will go goeth out to unto the waters: water; and thou shalt stand to meet him on the ' bank of by the river: river's brink against he come; and thou shalt take in thy hand the rod that which was turned into to a serpent. serpent shalt thou take in thine hand.

7.16 And thou shalt say to him: unto him, The Lord LORD God of the Hebrews hath sent me to unto thee, saying: saying, Let my people go to sacrifice to go, that they may serve me in the desert: and wilderness: and, behold, hitherto thou wouldst wouldest not hear.

7.17 Thus therefore saith the Lord: LORD, In this thou shalt know that I am the Lord: behold LORD: behold, I will strike smite with the rod, rod that is in my hand, mine hand upon the water of waters which are in the river, and it they shall be turned into to blood.

7.18 And the fishes fish that are is in the river, river shall die, and the waters river shall be corrupted, stink; and the Egyptians shall be afflicted when they lothe to drink of the water of the river.

7.19 The Lord also said to Moses: And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say to unto Aaron, Take thy rod; rod, and stretch forth thy out thine hand upon the waters of Egypt, and upon their streams, upon their rivers, and streams and pools, upon their ponds, and upon all the ponds their pools of waters, water, that they may be turned into blood: become blood; and let blood that there may be in blood throughout all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood wood, and in vessels of stone.

7.20 And Moses and Aaron did so, as the Lord had commanded: LORD commanded; and lifting he lifted up the rod, he struck and smote the water of waters that were in the river before Pharao river, in the sight of Pharaoh, and in the sight of his servants: servants; and it was all the waters that were in the river were turned into to blood.

7.21 And the fishes fish that were was in the river died; and the river corrupted, stank, and the Egyptians could not drink of the water of the river, river; and there was blood in throughout all the land of Egypt.

7.22 And the magicians of the Egyptians Egypt did so with their enchantments did in like manner; enchantments: and Pharao's Pharaoh's heart was hardened, neither did he hear them, hearken unto them; as the Lord LORD had commanded. said.

7.23 And he Pharaoh turned himself away, and went into his house, neither did he set his heart to it this time also.

7.24 And all the Egyptians dug digged round about the river for water to drink; for they could not drink of the water of the river.

7.25 And seven days were fully ended, fulfilled, after that the Lord struck LORD had smitten the river.

Chapter 8

8.1 And the Lord said to Moses: LORD spake unto Moses, Go in to Pharao, unto Pharaoh, and thou shalt say to him: unto him, Thus saith the Lord: LORD, Let my people go to sacrifice to go, that they may serve me.

8.2 But And if thou wilt not refuse to let them go, behold behold, I will strike smite all thy coasts borders with frogs. frogs:

8.3 And the river shall bring forth an abundance of frogs; frogs abundantly, which shall come go up and enter come into thy thine house, and into thy bedchamber, and upon thy bed, and into the houses house of thy servants, and to upon thy people, and into thy thine ovens, and into the remains of thy meats: kneadingtroughs:

8.4 And the frogs shall come in to up both on thee, and to upon thy people, and to upon all thy servants.

8.5 And the Lord said to Moses: LORD spake unto Moses, Say to Aaron: unto Aaron, Stretch forth thy thine hand upon with thy rod over the streams, and upon over the rivers rivers, and over the pools, ponds, and bring forth cause frogs to come up upon the land of Egypt.

8.6 And Aaron stretched forth out his hand upon over the waters of Egypt, Egypt; and the frogs came up, and covered the land of Egypt.

8.7 And the magicians also, by did so with their enchantments, did in like manner, and they brought forth up frogs upon the land of Egypt.

8.8 But Pharao Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron, and said to them: Pray ye to said, Intreat the Lord to LORD, that he may take away the frogs from me me, and from my people; and I will let the people go to go, that they may do sacrifice to unto the Lord. LORD.

8.9 And Moses said to Pharao: Set me a time unto Pharaoh, Glory over me: when I shall pray I intreat for thee, and for thy servants, and for thy people, that to destroy the frogs may be driven away from thee and from thy house, and from thy servants, and from thy people; and houses, that they may remain only in the river. river only?

8.10 And he answered: said, To morrow. But And he said: I will do said, Be it according to thy word; word: that thou mayest know that there is none like to unto the Lord LORD our God.

8.11 And the frogs shall depart from thee, and from thy house, houses, and from thy servants, and from thy people; and they shall remain only in the river. river only.

8.12 And Moses and Aaron went forth out from Pharao: Pharaoh: and Moses cried to unto the Lord for LORD because of the promise, frogs which he had made to Pharao concerning the frogs. brought against Pharaoh.

8.13 And the Lord LORD did according to the word of Moses: Moses; and the frogs died out of the houses, and out of the villages, and out of the fields: fields.

8.14 And they gathered them together into immense heaps, upon heaps: and the land was corrupted. stank.

8.15 And Pharao seeing But when Pharaoh saw that rest there was given, respite, he hardened his own heart, and did hearkened not hear them, unto them; as the Lord LORD had commanded. said.

8.16 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, Say to Aaron: unto Aaron, Stretch forth out thy rod, and strike smite the dust of the earth; and land, that it may there be sciniphs in become lice throughout all the land of Egypt.

8.17 And they did so. And so; for Aaron stretched forth out his hand, holding the rod; hand with his rod, and he struck smote the dust of the earth, and there came sciniphs on men it became lice in man, and on beasts: in beast; all the dust of the earth was turned into sciniphs through land became lice throughout all the land of Egypt.

8.18 And the magicians did so with their enchantments practised in like manner, to bring forth sciniphs, and lice, but they could not: and so there were sciniphs as well on men as on beasts. lice upon man, and upon beast.

8.19 And Then the magicians said to Pharao: unto Pharaoh, This is the finger of God. And Pharao's God: and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he hearkened not unto them, them; as the Lord LORD had commanded. said.

8.20 The Lord also And the LORD said to Moses: Arise early, unto Moses, Rise up early in the morning, and stand before Pharao; for Pharaoh; lo, he will go cometh forth to the waters: water; and thou shalt say to him: unto him, Thus saith the Lord: LORD, Let my people go to sacrifice to go, that they may serve me.

8.21 But Else, if thou wilt not let them my people go, behold behold, I will send in swarms of flies upon thee, and upon thy servants, and upon thy houses, all kind of flies: people, and into thy houses: and the houses of the Egyptians shall be filled with flies full of divers kinds, swarms of flies, and also the whole land wherein ground whereon they shall be. are.

8.22 And I will make sever in that day the land of Gessen wonderful Goshen, in that day, so which my people dwell, that no swarms of flies shall not be there: and there; to the end thou shalt mayest know that I am the Lord LORD in the midst of the earth.

8.23 And I will put a division between my people and thy people: to morrow shall this sign be.

8.24 And the Lord LORD did so. And so; and there came a very grievous swarm of flies into the houses house of Pharao Pharaoh, and of into his servants, servants' houses, and into all the land of Egypt: and the land was corrupted by this kind reason of the swarm of flies.

8.25 And Pharao Pharaoh called for Moses and for Aaron, and said to them: said, Go and ye, sacrifice to your God in this the land.

8.26 And Moses said: said, It cannot be so: is not meet so to do; for we shall sacrifice the abominations abomination of the Egyptians to the Lord LORD our God: now if lo, shall we kill those things which sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians worship, in before their presence, they eyes, and will they not stone us. us?

8.27 We will go three days' journey into the wilderness; wilderness, and we will sacrifice to the Lord LORD our God, as he hath commanded shall command us.

8.28 And Pharao said: Pharaoh said, I will let you go to go, that ye may sacrifice to the Lord LORD your God in the wilderness, but wilderness; only ye shall not go no farther: pray very far away: intreat for me.

8.29 And Moses said: said, Behold, I will go out from thee, and I will pray to intreat the Lord: and LORD that the swarms of flies shall may depart from Pharao, and Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people people, to morrow: but do let not deceive Pharaoh deal deceitfully any more, more in not letting the people go to sacrifice to the Lord. LORD.

8.30 So And Moses went out from Pharao, Pharaoh, and prayed to intreated the Lord. LORD.

8.31 And he the LORD did according to his word: the word of Moses; and he took away removed the swarms of flies from Pharao, and Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people: people; there was remained not left so much as one.

8.32 And Pharao's Pharaoh hardened his heart was hardened, so that neither at this time also, neither would he let the people go.

Chapter 9

9.1 And Then the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, Go in to Pharao, unto Pharaoh, and speak to him: tell him, Thus saith the Lord LORD God of the Hebrews: Hebrews, Let my people go to sacrifice to go, that they may serve me.

9.2 But For if thou refuse, refuse to let them go, and withhold wilt hold them still: still,

9.3 Behold my Behold, the hand shall be of the LORD is upon thy fields; and a very grievous murrain cattle which is in the field, upon thy the horses, and upon the asses, and upon the camels, and upon the oxen, and sheep. upon the sheep: there shall be a very grievous murrain.

9.4 And the Lord will make a wonderful difference LORD shall sever between the possessions cattle of Israel and the possessions cattle of the Egyptians, that nothing at all Egypt: and there shall nothing die of those things all that belong to is the children children's of Israel.

9.5 And the Lord LORD appointed a set time, saying: saying, To morrow will the Lord LORD shall do this thing in the land.

9.6 The Lord therefore And the LORD did this that thing on the next day: morrow, and all the beasts cattle of the Egyptians died, Egypt died: but of the beasts cattle of the children of Israel there died not one.

9.7 And Pharao sent to see; and Pharaoh sent, and, behold, there was not any thing dead one of that which Israel possessed. the cattle of the Israelites dead. And Pharao's the heart of Pharaoh was hardened, and he did not let the people go.

9.8 And the Lord LORD said to unto Moses and Aaron: unto Aaron, Take to you handfuls of ashes out of the chimney, furnace, and let Moses sprinkle it in toward the air heaven in the presence sight of Pharao. Pharaoh.

9.9 And be there it shall become small dust upon in all the land of Egypt: for there Egypt, and shall be boils and swelling a boil breaking forth with blains both in men upon man, and beasts, in upon beast, throughout all the whole land of Egypt.

9.10 And they took ashes out of the chimney, furnace, and stood before Pharao, Pharaoh; and Moses sprinkled it in the air; up toward heaven; and there came boils it became a boil breaking forth with swelling blains in men upon man, and beasts. upon beast.

9.11 Neither could And the magicians could not stand before Moses, Moses because of the boils; for the boils that were boil was upon them, the magicians, and in upon all the land of Egypt. Egyptians.

9.12 And the Lord LORD hardened Pharao's heart, the heart of Pharaoh, and he hearkened not unto them, them; as the Lord LORD had spoken to unto Moses.

9.13 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: Arise unto Moses, Rise up early in the morning, and stand before Pharao, Pharaoh, and thou shalt say to him: unto him, Thus saith the Lord, the LORD God of the Hebrews: Hebrews, Let my people go to sacrifice to go, that they may serve me.

9.14 For I will at this time send all my plagues upon thy thine heart, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people; that thou mayst mayest know that there is none like me in all the earth.

9.15 For now I will stretch out my hand to strike thee, hand, that I may smite thee and thy people, people with pestilence, pestilence; and thou shalt perish be cut off from the earth.

9.16 And therefore in very deed for this cause have I raised thee, that I may thee up, for to shew my power in thee, thee my power; and that my name may be spoken of declared throughout all the earth.

9.17 Dost thou As yet hold back exaltest thou thyself against my people; and wilt people, that thou wilt not let them go?

9.18 Behold Behold, to morrow about this time I will cause it to rain to morrow at this same hour, an exceeding great hail; a very grievous hail, such as hath not been in Egypt from since the day that it was founded, foundation thereof even until this present time. now.

9.19 Send therefore now presently, now, and gather together thy cattle, and all that thou hast in the field; for men and beasts, upon every man and all things that beast which shall be found abroad, in the field, and shall not gathered together out of the fields which be brought home, the hail shall fall upon, come down upon them, and they shall die.

9.20 He that feared the word of the Lord LORD among Pharao's servants, the servants of Pharaoh made his servants and his cattle flee into the houses:

9.21 But And he that regarded not the word of the Lord, LORD left his servants, servants and his cattle in the fields. field.

9.22 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, Stretch forth thy thine hand towards toward heaven, that there may be hail in all the whole land of Egypt Egypt, upon men, man, and upon beasts, beast, and upon every herb of the field in field, throughout the land of Egypt.

9.23 And Moses stretched forth his rod towards heaven, toward heaven: and the Lord LORD sent thunder and hail, and lightnings running the fire ran along upon the ground: ground; and the Lord LORD rained hail upon the land of Egypt.

9.24 And the hail So there was hail, and fire mixt mingled with it drove on together: and it was of so great bigness, the hail, very grievous, such as never before there was seen none like it in all the whole land of Egypt since that nation was founded. it became a nation.

9.25 And the hail destroyed through smote throughout all the land of Egypt all things that were was in the fields, field, both man and beast: beast; and the hail smote every herb of the field, and it broke brake every tree of the country. field.

9.26 Only in the land of Gessen, Goshen, where the children of Israel were, the hail fell not. was there no hail.

9.27 And Pharao sent Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, saying to them: and said unto them, I have sinned this time also, time: the Lord LORD is just: righteous, and I and my people, people are wicked.

9.28 Pray ye to Intreat the Lord LORD (for it is enough) that the there be no more mighty thunderings of God and the hail may cease: that hail; and I may will let you go, and that ye may shall stay here no longer.

9.29 And Moses said: said unto him, As soon as I am gone out of the city, I will stretch forth spread abroad my hands to unto the Lord, LORD; and the thunders thunder shall cease, and the hail neither shall there be no more: any more hail; that thou mayst mayest know how that the earth is the Lord's: LORD's.

9.30 But as for thee and thy servants, I know that neither thou, nor thy servants do ye will not yet fear the Lord LORD God.

9.31 The And the flax therefore, and the barley were hurt, because was smitten: for the barley was green, in the ear, and the flax was now bolled; bolled.

9.32 But the wheat, wheat and other winter corn the rie were not hurt, because smitten: for they were lateward. not grown up.

9.33 And when Moses was gone from Pharao went out of the city, he stretched forth city from Pharaoh, and spread abroad his hands to unto the Lord: LORD: and the thunders and the hail ceased, neither did there drop any more and the rain was not poured upon the earth.

9.34 And Pharao seeing when Pharaoh saw that the rain, rain and the hail, hail and the thunders were ceased, increased he sinned yet more, and hardened his sin: heart, he and his servants.

9.35 And his heart was hardened, and the heart of his servants, and it Pharaoh was made exceeding hard: hardened, neither did would he let the children of Israel go, go; as the Lord LORD had commanded spoken by the hand of Moses.

Chapter 10

10.1 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, Go in to Pharao; unto Pharaoh: for I have hardened his heart, and the heart of his servants: servants, that I may work might shew these my signs in him, before him:

10.2 And that thou mayst mayest tell in the ears of thy sons, son, and of thy grandsons, how often son's son, what things I have plagued the Egyptians, and wrought in Egypt, and my signs amongst them: and you which I have done among them; that ye may know how that I am the Lord. LORD.

10.3 Therefore And Moses and Aaron went came in to Pharao, unto Pharaoh, and said to him: unto him, Thus saith the Lord LORD God of the Hebrews: Hebrews, How long refusest wilt thou to submit refuse to humble thyself before me? let my people go, to sacrifice to that they may serve me.

10.4 But Else, if thou resist, and wilt not refuse to let them my people go, behold I behold, to morrow will I bring in to-morrow the locusts into thy coasts; coast:

10.5 To And they shall cover the face of the earth, that nothing thereof may appear, but that which the hail hath left may one cannot be eaten: for able to see the earth: and they shall feed upon all eat the trees residue of that spring in which is escaped, which remaineth unto you from the fields. hail, and shall eat every tree which groweth for you out of the field:

10.6 And they shall fill thy houses, and the houses of all thy servants, and the houses of all the Egyptians: such a number as Egyptians; which neither thy fathers, nor thy fathers' fathers have not seen, nor thy grandfathers, from since the time day that they were first upon the earth, until earth unto this present day. And he turned himself away, himself, and went forth out from Pharao. Pharaoh.

10.7 And Pharao's Pharaoh's servants said to him: unto him, How long shall we endure this scandal? Iet man be a snare unto us? let the men go to sacrifice to go, that they may serve the Lord LORD their God. Dost God: knowest thou not see yet that Egypt is undone? destroyed?

10.8 And they called back Moses, Moses and Aaron, to Pharao; Aaron were brought again unto Pharaoh: and he said to them: unto them, Go, sacrifice to serve the Lord LORD your God: but who are they that shall go?

10.9 And Moses said: said, We will go with our young and with our old, with our sons and with our daughters, with our sheep flocks and herds: with our herds will we go; for it is the solemnity of we must hold a feast unto the Lord our God. LORD.

10.10 And Pharao answered: So be he said unto them, Let the Lord LORD be so with you, as I shall will let you go, and your children go: who can doubt but that you intend some great evil? little ones: look to it; for evil is before you.

10.11 It shall not be so. but Not so: go now ye men only, that are men, and sacrifice to serve the Lord: LORD; for this yourselves also desired. that ye did desire. And immediately they were cast driven out from Pharao's Pharaoh's presence.

10.12 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, Stretch forth thy out thine hand upon over the land of Egypt unto for the locust, locusts, that it they may come up upon it, the land of Egypt, and devour eat every herb of the land, even all that is left after the hail. hail hath left.

10.13 And Moses stretched forth his rod upon over the land of Egypt: Egypt, and the Lord LORD brought a burning an east wind upon the land all that day, and all that night; and when it was morning, the burning east wind raised brought the locusts.

10.14 And they came the locust went up over all the whole land of Egypt; Egypt, and rested in all the coasts of the Egyptians, innumerable, the like as had not been Egypt: very grievous were they; before that time, nor them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them shall be hereafter. such.

10.15 And For they covered the whole face of the whole earth, wasting all things. And so that the grass land was darkened; and they did eat every herb of the earth was devoured, land, and what fruits soever were on all the trees, fruit of the trees which the hail had left; left: and there remained not any thing that was green on thing in the trees, or in the herbs of the earth, in field, through all the land of Egypt.

10.16 Wherefore Pharao in haste Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron, Aaron in haste; and said to them: he said, I have sinned against the Lord LORD your God, and against you.

10.17 But now forgive me Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this time also, once, and pray to intreat the Lord LORD your God, that he may take away from me this death. death only.

10.18 And Moses going forth he went out from the presence of Pharao, prayed to Pharaoh, and intreated the Lord: LORD.

10.19 And he made the LORD turned a very mighty strong wind to blow from the west, and it west wind, which took away the locusts locusts, and cast them into the Red Sea: sea; there remained not so much as one locust in all the coasts of Egypt.

10.20 And But the Lord LORD hardened Pharao's Pharaoh's heart, neither did so that he would not let the children of Israel go.

10.21 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, Stretch out thy thine hand towards heaven: and may toward heaven, that there may be darkness upon over the land of Egypt so thick that it Egypt, even darkness which may be felt.

10.22 And Moses stretched forth his hand towards heaven: toward heaven; and there came horrible was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days. days:

10.23 No man They saw not one another, neither rose any from his brother, nor moved himself out of the place where he was: for three days: but wheresoever all the children of Israel dwelt, there was light. had light in their dwellings.

10.24 And Pharao Pharaoh called Moses and Aaron, unto Moses, and said to them: Go, sacrifice to said, Go ye, serve the Lord: LORD; only let your sheep only, flocks and your herds remain, be stayed: let your children little ones also go with you.

10.25 And Moses said: said, Thou shalt must give us also sacrifices and burnt-offerings, to burnt offerings, that we may sacrifice unto the Lord LORD our God.

10.26 All the flocks Our cattle also shall go with us; there shall not a an hoof remain of them: for they are necessary be left behind; for the service of thereof must we take to serve the Lord LORD our God: especially as God; and we know not with what we must be offered, till serve the LORD, until we come to the very place. thither.

10.27 And But the Lord LORD hardened Pharao's Pharaoh's heart, and he would not let them go.

10.28 And Pharao Pharaoh said to Moses: unto him, Get thee from me, and beware thou take heed to thyself, see not my face any more: no more; for in what that day soever thou shalt come in seest my sight, face thou shalt die.

10.29 And Moses answered: So shall it be as thou said, Thou hast spoken, spoken well, I will not see thy face anymore. again no more.

Chapter 11

11.1 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, Yet one plague more will I bring one plague more upon Pharao and Egypt, Pharaoh, and after that upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go hence: when he shall let you go, and he shall surely thrust you out. out hence altogether.

11.2 Therefore thou shalt tell all Speak now in the ears of the people, that and let every man ask borrow of his friend, neighbour, and every woman of her neighbour, vessels jewels of silver and jewels of gold.

11.3 And the Lord will give favour to his LORD gave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians. And Moreover the man Moses was a very great man in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharao's Pharaoh's servants, and in the sight of all the people.

11.4 And he said: Moses said, Thus saith the Lord: At LORD, About midnight I will enter I go out into the midst of Egypt:

11.5 And every all the firstborn in the land of the Egyptians Egypt shall die, from the firstborn first born of Pharao who Pharaoh that sitteth on upon his throne, even to unto the firstborn of the handmaid maidservant that is at behind the mill, mill; and all the firstborn of beasts.

11.6 And there shall be a great cry in throughout all the land of Egypt, such as neither hath been before, there was none like it, nor shall be hereafter. like it any more.

11.7 But with all against any of the children of Israel there shall not a dog make the least noise, from move his tongue, against man even to beast; or beast: that you ye may know how wonderful that the LORD doth put a difference the Lord maketh between the Egyptians and Israel.

11.8 And all these thy servants shall come down to unto me, and shall worship bow down themselves unto me, saying: Go forth thou, saying, Get thee out, and all the people that is under follow thee: and after that we I will go out.

11.9 And he went out from Pharao exceeding angry. But Pharaoh in a great anger.

11.9 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: Pharao will unto Moses, Pharaoh shall not hear you, hearken unto you; that many signs my wonders may be done multiplied in the land of Egypt.

11.10 And Moses and Aaron did all the these wonders that are written, before Pharao. And Pharaoh: and the Lord LORD hardened Pharao's Pharaoh's heart, neither did so that he would not let the children of Israel go out of his land.

Chapter 12

12.1 And the Lord said to LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt: Egypt saying,

12.2 This month shall be to unto you the beginning of months; months: it shall be the first in the months month of the year. year to you.

12.3 Speak ye to the whole assembly of unto all the children congregation of Israel, and say to them: On saying, In the tenth day of this month let they shall take to them every man take a lamb by lamb, according to the house of their families and houses. fathers, a lamb for an house:

12.4 But And if the number household be less than may suffice to eat too little for the lamb, he shall take unto let him and his neighbour that joineth to next unto his house, house take it according to the number of souls which may be enough the souls; every man according to eat his eating shall make your count for the lamb.

12.5 And it Your lamb shall be a lamb without blemish, a male, male of one year; according to which rite also you the first year: ye shall take a kid. it out from the sheep, or from the goats:

12.6 And you ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of this month; the same month: and the whole multitude assembly of the children congregation of Israel shall sacrifice kill it in the evening.

12.7 And they shall take of the blood thereof, blood, and put strike it upon both on the two side posts, posts and on the upper door posts post of the houses, wherein they shall eat it.

12.8 And they shall eat the flesh in that night roasted at the night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread bread; and with wild lettuce. bitter herbs they shall eat it.

12.9 You shall Eat not eat thereof any thing of it raw, nor boiled in sodden at all with water, but only roasted at the roast with fire; you shall eat the his head with the feet his legs, and entrails with the purtenance thereof.

12.10 Neither And ye shall there let nothing of it remain any thing until the morning; and that which remaineth of it until morning. If there be any thing left, you the morning ye shall burn it with fire.

12.11 And thus you shall ye eat it: you shall gird it; with your reins, and you shall have loins girded, your shoes on your feet, holding staves and your staff in your hands, hand; and you ye shall eat it in haste; for haste: it is the Phase (that is the Passage) of the Lord. LORD's passover.

12.12 And For I will pass through the land of Egypt that this night, and will kill every smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast: beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgments; judgment: I am the Lord. LORD.

12.13 And the blood shall be unto to you for a sign in token upon the houses where you shall be; ye are: and when I shall see the blood, and shall I will pass over you; you, and the plague shall not be upon you to destroy you, when I shall strike smite the land of Egypt.

12.14 And this day shall be unto you for a memorial to you; memorial; and you ye shall keep it a feast to the Lord in LORD throughout your generations, with generations; ye shall keep it a feast by an everlasting observance. ordinance for ever.

12.15 Seven days shall you ye eat unleavened bread: in bread; even the first day there ye shall be no put away leaven in out of your houses; houses: for whosoever shall eat any thing leavened, eateth leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall perish out of be cut off from Israel.

12.16 The And in the first day there shall be an holy and solemn, convocation, and in the seventh day there shall be kept with the like solemnity: you shall do an holy convocation to you; no manner of work shall be done in them, except those things save that belong to eating. which every man must eat, that only may be done of you.

12.17 And you ye shall observe the feast of the unleavened bread: bread; for in this same selfsame day have I will bring forth brought your army armies out of the land of Egypt, and you Egypt: therefore shall keep ye observe this day in your generations by a perpetual observance. an ordinance for ever.

12.18 The In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month, in the evening, you month at even, ye shall eat unleavened bread, until the one and twentieth day of the same month, in the evening. month at even.

12.19 Seven days there shall not there be found any no leaven found in your houses: he for whosoever eateth that shall eat leavened bread, his which is leavened, even that soul shall perish out of be cut off from the assembly congregation of Israel, whether he be a stranger stranger, or born in the land.

12.20 You Ye shall not eat any thing leavened: nothing leavened; in all your habitations you shall ye eat unleavened bread.

12.21 And Then Moses called for all the ancients of the children elders of Israel, and said to them: Go unto them, Draw out and take you a lamb by according to your families, and sacrifice kill the Phase. passover.

12.22 And dip ye shall take a bunch of hyssop hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is at in the door, bason, and sprinkle the transom of strike the door therewith, lintel and both the door cheeks: let two side posts with the blood that is in the bason; and none of you shall go out of at the door of his house till until the morning.

12.23 For the Lord LORD will pass through striking to smite the Egyptians: Egyptians; and when he shall see seeth the blood on upon the transom, lintel, and on both the two side posts, he the LORD will pass over the door of the house, door, and will not suffer the destroyer to come into in unto your houses and to hurt smite you.

12.24 Thou shalt keep And ye shall observe this thing as a law for an ordinance to thee and to thy children sons for ever.

12.25 And it shall come to pass, when you have entered into ye be come to the land which the Lord LORD will give you, according as he hath promised, you that ye shall observe these ceremonies. keep this service.

12.26 And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say to you: unto you, What is the meaning of mean ye by this service?

12.27 You That ye shall say to them: say, It is the victim of the passage sacrifice of the Lord, when he LORD's passover, who passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, striking when he smote the Egyptians, and saving delivered our houses. And the people bowing themselves, adored. bowed the head and worshipped.

12.28 And the children of Israel going forth, went away, and did as the Lord LORD had commanded Moses and Aaron. Aaron, so did they.

12.29 And it came to pass pass, that at midnight, midnight the Lord slew every LORD smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharao, who Pharaoh that sat on his throne, throne unto the firstborn of the captive woman that was in the prison, dungeon; and all the firstborn of cattle.

12.30 And Pharao arose Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all Egypt: the Egyptians; and there arose was a great cry in Egypt; for there was not a house wherein where there lay was not one dead.

12.31 And Pharao calling he called for Moses and Aaron, in the Aaron by night, said: Arise and go said, Rise up, and get you forth from among my people, you both ye and the children of Israel: Israel; and go, sacrifice to serve the Lord LORD, as you say. ye have said.

12.32 Your sheep and herds Also take along with you, your flocks and your herds, as you demanded, ye have said, and departing be gone; and bless me. me also.

12.33 And the Egyptians pressed were urgent upon the people to go forth people, that they might send them out of the land speedily, saying: in haste; for they said, We shall be all die. dead men.

12.34 The And the people therefore took their dough before it was leavened; and tying it leavened, their kneadingtroughs being bound up in their cloaks, put it on clothes upon their shoulders.

12.35 And the children of Israel did as Moses had commanded: according to the word of Moses; and they asked borrowed of the Egyptians vessels jewels of silver silver, and jewels of gold, and very much raiment. raiment:

12.36 And the Lord LORD gave favour to the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they lent unto them: and them such things as they stripped required. And they spoiled the Egyptians.

12.37 And the children of Israel set forward journeyed from Ramesse Rameses to Socoth, being Succoth, about six hundred thousand men on foot, foot that were men, beside children.

12.38 And a mixed multitude, without number, multitude went up also with them, sheep them; and herds, flocks, and beasts of divers kinds, exceeding many. herds, even very much cattle.

12.39 And they baked unleavened cakes of the meal, dough which a little before they had brought forth out of Egypt in dough: and they made hearth cakes unleavened: Egypt, for it could was not be leavened, the Egyptians pressing them to depart, leavened; because they were thrust out of Egypt, and could not suffering them to make any stay; tarry, neither did had they think of preparing prepared for themselves any meat. victual.

12.40 And Now the abode sojourning of the children of Israel that they made Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, was four hundred and thirty years.

12.41 Which being expired, And it came to pass at the same end of the four hundred and thirty years, even the selfsame day it came to pass, that all the army hosts of the Lord LORD went forth out of from the land of Egypt.

12.42 This It is the observable a night of to be much observed unto the Lord, when he brought LORD for bringing them forth out of from the land of Egypt: this is that night of the LORD to be observed of all the children of Israel must observe in their generations.

12.43 And the Lord LORD said to unto Moses and Aaron: Aaron, This is the service ordinance of the Phase; no foreigner passover: There shall no stranger eat of it. thereof:

12.44 But every bought man's servant shall be circumcised, and so that is bought for money, when thou hast circumcised him, then shall eat. he eat thereof.

12.45 The stranger A foreigner and the hireling an hired servant shall not eat thereof.

12.46 In one house shall it be eaten, neither shall you eaten; thou shalt not carry forth ought of the flesh thereof abroad out of the house, house; neither shall you ye break a bone thereof.

12.47 All the assembly of the children congregation of Israel shall keep it.

12.48 And if any when a stranger be willing to dwell among you, shall sojourn with thee, and to will keep the Phase of passover to the Lord, LORD, let all his males shall first be circumcised, and then shall he celebrate it according to the manner: let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as he one that is born in the land: but if any man be uncircumcised, he for no uncircumcised person shall not eat thereof.

12.49 The same One law shall be to him that is born in the land, homeborn, and to unto the proselyte stranger that sojourneth with among you.

12.50 And Thus did all the children of Israel did Israel; as the Lord had LORD commanded Moses and Aaron. Aaron, so did they.

12.51 And it came to pass the same day selfsame day, that the Lord brought forth LORD did bring the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their companies. armies.

Chapter 13

13.1 And the Lord spoke to LORD spake unto Moses, saying: saying,

13.2 Sanctify unto me every firstborn that all the firstborn, whatsoever openeth the womb among the children of Israel, as well both of men as man and of beasts: for they are all beast: it is mine.

13.3 And Moses said to unto the people: people, Remember this day day, in which you ye came forth out of from Egypt, and out of the house of bondage, bondage; for with a strong by strength of hand hath the Lord LORD brought you forth out of from this place: that you eat there shall no leavened bread. bread be eaten.

13.4 This day you go forth came ye out in the month of new corn. Abib.

13.5 And it shall be when the Lord LORD shall have brought bring thee into the land of the Chanaanite, Canaanites, and the Hethite, Hittites, and the Amorrhite, Amorites, and the Hevite, Hivites, and the Jebusite, Jebusites, which he swore to sware unto thy fathers that he would to give thee, a land that floweth flowing with milk and honey, that thou shalt celebrate keep this manner of sacred rites service in this month.

13.6 Seven days shalt thou shalt eat unleavened bread: bread, and on in the seventh day shall be the solemnity of a feast to the Lord. LORD.

13.7 Unleavened bread shall you eat be eaten seven days: days; and there shall not no leavened bread be seen any thing leavened with thee, nor neither shall there be leaven seen with thee in all thy coasts. quarters.

13.8 And thou shalt tell shew thy son in that day, saying: saying, This is what done because of that which the Lord LORD did to unto me when I came forth out of Egypt.

13.9 And it shall be as for a sign in thy unto thee upon thine hand, and as for a memorial before thy eyes; and between thine eyes, that the LORD's law of the Lord may be always in thy mouth, mouth: for with a strong hand the Lord hath the LORD brought thee out of the land of Egypt.

13.10 Thou shalt therefore keep this observance at the set time ordinance in his season from days year to days. year.

13.11 And it shall be when the Lord LORD shall have brought bring thee into the land of the Chanaanite, Canaanites, as he swore to sware unto thee and to thy fathers, and shall give it thee: thee,

13.12 Thou That thou shalt set apart unto the LORD all that openeth the womb for the Lord, matrix, and all every firstling that is first brought forth cometh of thy cattle: whatsoever a beast which thou shalt have of hast; the male sex, thou shalt consecrate to males shall be the Lord. LORD's.

13.13 The firstborn And every firstling of an ass thou shalt change for redeem with a sheep: lamb; and if thou do wilt not redeem it, then thou shalt kill it. And every break his neck: and all the firstborn of men thou man among thy children shalt redeem with a price. thou redeem.

13.14 And it shall be when thy son shall ask asketh thee in time to morrow, saying: come, saying, What is this? that thou shalt answer him: With a strong say unto him, By strength of hand did the Lord bring LORD brought us forth out of the land of from Egypt, out of from the house of bondage. bondage:

13.15 For And it came to pass, when Pharao was hardened, and Pharaoh would not hardly let us go, that the Lord LORD slew every all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from both the firstborn of man to man, and the firstborn of beasts: beast: therefore I sacrifice to the Lord LORD all that openeth the womb of the male sex, and matrix, being males; but all the firstborn of my sons children I redeem.

13.16 And it shall be as for a sign in thy token upon thine hand, and as a thing hung for frontlets between thy eyes, thine eyes: for a remembrance: because by strength of hand the Lord hath LORD brought us forth out of Egypt by a strong hand. Egypt.

13.17 And it came to pass, when Pharao Pharaoh had sent out the people, let the Lord people go, that God led them not by through the way of the land of the Philistines, which is although that was near; thinking lest perhaps they would repent, if for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they should see wars arise against them, war, and would they return into Egypt. to Egypt:

13.18 But he God led them about by the people about, through the way of the desert, which is by wilderness of the Red Sea: sea: and the children of Israel went up armed harnessed out of the land of Egypt.

13.19 And Moses took Joseph's the bones of Joseph with him: because for he had adjured straitly sworn the children of Israel, saying: saying, God shall will surely visit you, you; and ye shall carry out up my bones from away hence with you.

13.20 And marching from Socoth, they took their journey from Succoth, and encamped in Etham, in the utmost coasts edge of the wilderness.

13.21 And the Lord LORD went before them to shew the way, by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire; that he might be the guide of their journey at both times. fire, to give them light; to go by day and night:

13.22 There never failed He took not away the pillar of the cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by night, from before the people.

Chapter 14

14.1 And the Lord spoke to LORD spake unto Moses, saying: saying,

14.2 Speak to unto the children of Israel: Let them Israel, that they turn and encamp over against Phihahiroth, which is before Pihahiroth, between Magdal Migdol and the sea sea, over against Beelsephon: you shall encamp Baalzephon: before it upon shall ye encamp by the sea.

14.3 And Pharao For Pharaoh will say of the children of Israel: Israel, They are straitened entangled in the land, the desert wilderness hath shut them in.

14.4 And I shall will harden his heart and Pharaoh's heart, that he will pursue you: shall follow after them; and I shall will be glorified in Pharao, honoured upon Pharaoh, and in upon all his army: and host; that the Egyptians shall may know that I am the Lord. LORD. And they did so.

14.5 And it was told the king of the Egyptians Egypt that the people was fled: and the heart of Pharao Pharaoh and of his servants was changed with regard to turned against the people, and they said: What meant said, Why have we to do, done this, that we have let Israel go from serving us?

14.6 So And he made ready his chariot, and took all his people with him. him:

14.7 And he took six hundred chosen chariots, and all the chariots that were in Egypt: of Egypt, and the captains over every one of the whole army. them.

14.8 And the Lord LORD hardened the heart of Pharao, Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pursued after the children of Israel; but they were gone forth in a mighty Israel: and the children of Israel went out with an high hand.

14.9 And when But the Egyptians followed the steps of them who were gone before, they found them encamped at the sea side: pursued after them, all Pharao's horse the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, and his horsemen, and his army, and overtook them encamping by the whole army were in Phihahiroth, sea, beside Pihahiroth, before Beelsephon. Baalzephon.

14.10 And when Pharao Pharaoh drew near, nigh, the children of Israel lifting lifted up their eyes, saw and, behold, the Egyptians behind them: marched after them; and they feared exceedingly, were sore afraid: and the children of Israel cried to out unto the Lord. LORD.

14.11 And they said to Moses: Perhaps unto Moses, Because there were no graves in Egypt, therefore thou hast brought thou taken us away to die in the wilderness: why wouldst wilderness? wherefore hast thou do this, dealt thus with us, to lead carry us forth out of Egypt?

14.12 Is not this the word that we spoke to did tell thee in Egypt, saying: Depart from us, saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians? for For it was much had been better for us to serve them, the Egyptians, than to that we should die in the wilderness.

14.13 And Moses said to unto the people: people, Fear not: stand, ye not, stand still, and see the great wonders salvation of the Lord, LORD, which he will do this day; shew to you to day: for the Egyptians, Egyptians whom you see now, you ye have seen to day, ye shall see them again no more for ever.

14.14 The Lord will LORD shall fight for you, and you ye shall hold your peace.

14.15 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: Why unto Moses, Wherefore criest thou to unto me? Speak to speak unto the children of Israel to Israel, that they go forward. forward:

14.16 But lift thou up thy rod, and stretch forth thy out thine hand over the sea, and divide it: that and the children of Israel may shall go on dry ground through the midst of the sea on dry ground. sea.

14.17 And I, behold, I will harden the heart hearts of the Egyptians to pursue you: Egyptians, and they shall follow them: and I will be glorified in Pharao, get me honour upon Pharaoh, and in upon all his host, and in upon his chariots chariots, and in upon his horsemen.

14.18 And the Egyptians shall know that I am the Lord, LORD, when I shall be glorified in Pharao, and in have gotten me honour upon Pharaoh, upon his chariots, and in upon his horsemen.

14.19 And the angel of God, who which went before the camp of Israel, removing, removed and went behind them: them; and together with him the pillar of the cloud, leaving the forepart, cloud went from before their face, and stood behind them:

14.20 Stood behind, And it came between the Egyptians' camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel: Israel; and it was a dark cloud, cloud and enlightening the night, darkness to them, but it gave light by night to these: so that they could not come at the one another came not near the other all the night.

14.21 And when Moses had stretched forth out his hand over the sea, sea; and the Lord took it away LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong and burning east wind blowing all the that night, and turned it into made the sea dry ground: land, and the water was waters were divided.

14.22 And the children of Israel went in through into the midst of the sea dried up; for upon the water was as dry ground: and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand hand, and on their left.

14.23 And the Egyptians pursuing pursued, and went in after them, and all Pharao's horses, his chariots and horsemen, through them to the midst of the sea. sea, even all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen.

14.24 And now it came to pass, that in the morning watch was come, and behold the Lord looking upon LORD looked unto the Egyptian army host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, slew their host. and troubled the host of the Egyptians,

14.25 And overthrew the wheels of the chariots, and took off their chariot wheels, that they were carried into the deep. And drave them heavily: so that the Egyptians said: said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the Lord LORD fighteth for them against us. the Egyptians.

14.26 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, Stretch forth thy out thine hand over the sea, that the waters may come again upon the Egyptians, upon their chariots chariots, and upon their horsemen.

14.27 And when Moses had stretched forth his hand towards over the sea, it returned at and the first break of day sea returned to his strength when the former place: morning appeared; and as the Egyptians were fleeing away, the waters came upon them, fled against it; and the Lord shut them up LORD overthrew the Egyptians in the middle midst of the waves. sea.

14.28 And the waters returned, and covered the chariots chariots, and the horsemen of horsemen, and all the army host of Pharao, who had come Pharaoh that came into the sea after them, neither did them; there remained not so much as one of them remain. them.

14.29 But the children of Israel marched through walked upon dry land in the midst of the sea upon dry land, sea; and the waters were to them as a wall unto them on the their right hand hand, and on the left: their left.

14.30 And Thus the Lord delivered LORD saved Israel in that day out of the hands hand of the Egyptians.

14.31 And they Egyptians; and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea shore, and the mighty hand shore.

14.31 And Israel saw that great work which the Lord had used against them: LORD did upon the Egyptians: and the people feared the Lord, LORD, and they believed the Lord, LORD, and Moses his servant. servant Moses.

Chapter 15

15.1 Then sang Moses and the children of Israel sung this canticle to song unto the Lord, LORD, and said: Let us spake, saying, I will sing to unto the Lord: LORD, for he is gloriously magnified, hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and the his rider he hath he thrown into the sea.

15.2 The Lord LORD is my strength and my praise, song, and he is become salvation to me: my salvation: he is my God, and I will glorify him: the God of prepare him an habitation; my father, father's God, and I will exalt him.

15.3 The Lord LORD is as a man of war, Almighty war: the LORD is his name.

15.4 Pharao's Pharaoh's chariots and his army he host hath he cast into the sea: his chosen captains also are drowned in the Red Sea. sea.

15.5 The depths have covered them, them: they are sunk to sank into the bottom like as a stone.

15.6 Thy right hand, O Lord, LORD, is magnified become glorious in strength: power: thy right hand, O Lord, LORD, hath slain dashed in pieces the enemy.

15.7 And in the multitude greatness of thy glory thine excellency thou hast put down thy adversaries: overthrown them that rose up against thee: thou hast sent sentest forth thy wrath, which hath devoured consumed them like as stubble.

15.8 And with the blast of thy anger nostrils the waters were gathered together: together, the flowing water stood, floods stood upright as an heap, and the depths were gathered together congealed in the midst heart of the sea.

15.9 The enemy said: said, I will pursue and pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoils, spoil; my soul lust shall have its fill: be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall slay destroy them.

15.10 Thy wind blew and Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they sunk sank as lead in the mighty waters.

15.11 Who is like to unto thee, O LORD, among the strong, O Lord? gods? who is like to thee, glorious in holiness, terrible and praise-worthy, fearful in praises, doing wonders?

15.12 Thou stretchedst forth out thy right hand, and the earth swallowed them.

15.13 In Thou in thy mercy thou hast been a leader to led forth the people which thou hast redeemed: and in thy strength thou hast carried guided them to in thy strength unto thy holy habitation.

15.14 Nations rose up, The people shall hear, and were angry: sorrows took be afraid: sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants of Philisthiim. Palestina.

15.15 Then were the princes dukes of Edom troubled, trembling seized on shall be amazed; the stout mighty men of Moab: Moab, trembling shall take hold upon them; all the inhabitants of Chanaan became stiff. Canaan shall melt away.

15.16 Let fear Fear and dread shall fall upon them, in them; by the greatness of thy arm: let them become immoveable thine arm they shall be as still as a stone, until stone; till thy people, O Lord, people pass by: until this thy over, O LORD, till the people pass by, over, which thou hast possessed. purchased.

15.17 Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain of thy thine inheritance, in thy most firm habitation, the place, O LORD, which thou hast made, O Lord; thy sanctuary, made for thee to dwell in, in the Sanctuary, O Lord, LORD, which thy hands have established.

15.18 The Lord LORD shall reign for ever and ever.

15.19 For Pharao the horse of Pharaoh went in on horseback with his chariots and with his horsemen into the sea: sea, and the Lord LORD brought back upon them again the waters of the sea: sea upon them; but the children of Israel walked went on dry ground land in the midst thereof. of the sea.

15.20 So Mary And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand: hand; and all the women went forth out after her with timbrels and with dances.

15.21 And she began the song to Miriam answered them, saying: Let us sing Sing ye to the Lord, LORD, for he is gloriously magnified, hath triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider he hath he thrown into the sea.

15.22 And So Moses brought Israel from the Red Sea, sea, and they went forth out into the wilderness of Sur: Shur; and they marched went three days through in the wilderness, and found no water.

15.23 And when they came into Mara, and to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Mara because Marah, for they were bitter: whereupon he gave a name also agreeable to therefore the place, calling name of it Mara, that is, bitterness. was called Marah.

15.24 And the people murmured against Moses, saying: saying, What shall we drink?

15.25 But And he cried to unto the Lord, LORD; and he the LORD shewed him a tree, which when he had cast into the waters, they the waters were turned into sweetness. There made sweet: there he appointed him ordinances, made for them a statute and judgments, an ordinance, and there he proved him, them,

15.26 Saying: And said, If thou wilt hear diligently hearken to the voice of the Lord LORD thy God, and wilt do what that which is right before him, in his sight, and obey wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his precepts, statutes, I will put none of the evils that I laid these diseases upon Egypt, will thee, which I bring have brought upon thee: the Egyptians: for I am the Lord thy healer. LORD that healeth thee.

15.27 And the children of Israel they came into to Elim, where there were twelve fountains wells of water, and seventy threescore and ten palm trees: and they encamped there by the waters.

Chapter 16

16.1 And they set forward took their journey from Elim, and all the multitude congregation of the children of Israel came into unto the desert wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai: Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month, month after they came their departing out of the land of Egypt.

16.2 And all the whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness. wilderness:

16.3 And the children of Israel said to them: unto them, Would to God we had died by the hand of the Lord LORD in the land of Egypt, when we sat over by the fleshpots, flesh pots, and ate when we did eat bread to the full: Why full; for ye have you brought us forth into this desert, that you might destroy all the multitude wilderness, to kill this whole assembly with famine? hunger.

16.4 And the Lord Then said to Moses: Behold the LORD unto Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; let and the people shall go forth, out and gather what is sufficient for a certain rate every day: day, that I may prove them them, whether they will walk in my law, or not. no.

16.5 But And it shall come to pass, that on the sixth day let them provide for to they shall prepare that which they bring in: in; and let it shall be double to that twice as much as they were wont to gather every day. daily.

16.6 And Moses and Aaron said to unto all the children of Israel In the evening you Israel, At even, then ye shall know that the Lord LORD hath brought you forth out of from the land of Egypt:

16.7 And in the morning you morning, then ye shall see the glory of the Lord: LORD; for that he hath heard heareth your murmuring murmurings against the Lord: but as for us, LORD: and what are we, that you mutter ye murmur against us?

16.8 And Moses said: In the evening said, This shall be, when the Lord will LORD shall give you in the evening flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to the full: full; for he hath heard that the LORD heareth your murmurings, with murmurings which you have murmured ye murmur against him, for him: and what are we? your murmuring is murmurings are not against us, but against the Lord. LORD.

16.9 And Moses also said to Aaron: spake unto Aaron, Say to unto all the whole congregation of the children of Israel: Israel, Come near before the Lord; LORD: for he hath heard your murmuring. murmurings.

16.10 And when Aaron spoke it came to all pass, as Aaron spake unto the assembly whole congregation of the children of Israel, that they looked towards toward the wilderness; and behold wilderness, and, behold, the glory of the Lord LORD appeared in a the cloud.

16.11 And the Lord spoke to LORD spake unto Moses, saying: saying,

16.12 I have heard the murmuring murmurings of the children of Israel, say to them: In the evening you Israel: speak unto them, saying, At even ye shall eat flesh, and in the morning you ye shall have your fill of be filled with bread; and you ye shall know that I am the Lord LORD your God.

16.13 So And it came to pass in the evening, pass, that at even the quails coming came up, and covered the camp: and in the morning a the dew lay round about the camp. host.

16.14 And when it had covered the dew that lay was gone up, behold, upon the face of the earth, it appeared in the wilderness small, and as it were beaten with there lay a pestle, like unto small round thing, as small as the hoar frost on the ground.

16.15 And when the children of Israel saw it, they said one to another: Manhu! which signifieth: What another, It is this! manna: for they knew wist not what it was. And Moses said to them: unto them, This is the bread which the Lord LORD hath given you to eat.

16.16 This is the word that thing which the Lord LORD hath commanded: Let every one gather commanded, Gather of it as much as is enough every man according to eat; a gomor his eating, an omer for every man, according to the number of your souls that dwell in a tent, so shall you persons; take of it. ye every man for them which are in his tents.

16.17 And the children of Israel did so: so, and they gathered, one some more, another some less.

16.18 And when they measured by the measure of a gomor: neither had did mete it with an omer, he more that had gathered more; nor did much had nothing over, and he find less that gathered little had provided less: but no lack; they gathered every one had gathered, man according to what they were able to eat. his eating.

16.19 And Moses said to them: said, Let no man leave thereof of it till the morning.

16.20 And Notwithstanding they hearkened not to him, unto Moses; but some of them left of it until the morning, and it began to be full of bred worms, and it putrified, stank: and Moses was angry wroth with them.

16.21 Now every one of them And they gathered in the it every morning, as much as might suffice every man according to eat: his eating: and after when the sun grew waxed hot, it melted.

16.22 But And it came to pass, that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much, that is, much bread, two gomors every omers for one man: and all the rulers of the multitude came, congregation came and told Moses.

16.23 And he said to them: unto them, This is what that which the Lord LORD hath spoken: said, To morrow is the rest of the holy sabbath sanctified to unto the Lord. Whatsoever work is LORD: bake that which ye will bake to be done, do it; day, and the meats seethe that are to be dressed, dress them; ye will seethe; and whatsoever shall remain, that which remaineth over lay it up for you to be kept until the morning.

16.24 And they did so laid it up till the morning, as Moses had commanded, bade: and it did not putrify, stink, neither was there any worm found in it. therein.

16.25 And Moses said: said, Eat it that to day, because it day; for to day is the a sabbath of unto the Lord: LORD: to day it ye shall not be found find it in the field.

16.26 Gather it six days; Six days ye shall gather it; but on the seventh day day, which is the sabbath of the Lord, therefore sabbath, in it there shall not be found. none.

16.27 And the seventh day came; and it came to pass, that there went out some of the people going forth on the seventh day for to gather, and they found none.

16.28 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, How long will you refuse ye to keep my commandments, commandments and my law? laws?

16.29 See See, for that the Lord LORD hath given you the sabbath, and for this reason therefore he giveth you on the sixth day he giveth you a double provision: let each the bread of two days; abide ye every man stay at home, and in his place, let none no man go forth out of his place on the seventh day.

16.30 And So the people kept the sabbath rested on the seventh day.

16.31 And the house of Israel called the name thereof Manna: and it was like coriander seed, white, white; and the taste thereof of it was like to flour wafers made with honey.

16.32 And Moses said: said, This is the word thing which the Lord hath commanded: LORD commandeth, Fill a gomor an omer of it, and let it to be kept unto generations to come hereafter; for your generations; that they may know see the bread, bread wherewith I have fed you in the wilderness wilderness, when you were I brought you forth out of from the land of Egypt.

16.33 And Moses said to Aaron: unto Aaron, Take a vessel, pot, and put an omer full of manna into it, as much as a gomor can hold; therein, and lay it up before the Lord, LORD, to keep unto be kept for your generations, generations.

16.34 As the Lord LORD commanded Moses. And Moses, so Aaron put laid it in up before the tabernacle Testimony, to be kept.

16.35 And the children of Israel ate did eat manna forty years, till until they came to a habitable land: with this meat were land inhabited; they fed, did eat manna, until they reached came unto the borders of the land of Chanaan. Canaan.

16.36 Now a gomor an omer is the tenth part of an ephi. ephah.

Chapter 17

17.1 Then And all the multitude congregation of the children of Israel setting forward journeyed from the desert wilderness of Sin, by after their mansions, journeys, according to the word commandment of the Lord, encamped LORD, and pitched in Raphidim, where Rephidim: and there was no water for the people to drink.

17.2 And they chode Wherefore the people did chide with Moses, and said: said, Give us water, water that we may drink. And Moses answered them: said unto them, Why chide you ye with me? Wherefore wherefore do you ye tempt the Lord? LORD?

17.3 So And the people were thirsty thirsted there for want of water, water; and the people murmured against Moses, saying: Why didst and said, Wherefore is this that thou make hast brought us go forth up out of Egypt, to kill us and our children, children and our beasts cattle with thirst?

17.4 And Moses cried to unto the Lord, saying: LORD, saying, What shall I do to unto this people? Yet a little more and they will be almost ready to stone me.

17.5 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, Go on before the people, and take with thee of the ancients elders of Israel: Israel; and take in thy hand the rod rod, wherewith thou didst strike smotest the river, take in thine hand, and go.

17.6 Behold Behold, I will stand there before thee, thee there upon the rock Horeb, in Horeb; and thou shalt strike smite the rock, and water there shall come water out of it it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so before in the ancients sight of Israel: the elders of Israel.

17.7 And he called the name of that the place Temptation, Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and for that because they tempted the Lord, saying: LORD, saying, Is the Lord amongst us LORD among us, or not?

17.8 And Amalec came, Then came Amalek, and fought against with Israel in Raphidim. Rephidim.

17.9 And Moses said to Josue: unto Joshua, Choose us out men; men, and go out and out, fight against Amalec: tomorrow with Amalek: to morrow I will stand on the top of the hill, having hill with the rod of God in my mine hand.

17.10 Josue So Joshua did as Moses had spoken, said to him, and he fought against Amalec; but Moses, with Amalek: and Moses, Aaron, and Hur, Hur went up upon to the top of the hill.

17.11 And it came to pass, when Moses lifted held up his hands, hand, that Israel overcame; but if prevailed: and when he let them down a little, Amalec overcame. his hand, Amalek prevailed.

17.12 And Moses's But Moses hands were heavy: so heavy; and they took a stone, and put it under him, and he sat on it: thereon; and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands hands, the one on both sides. And it came to pass, that the one side, and the other on the other side; and his hands were not weary steady until sunset. the going down of the sun.

17.13 And Josue put Amalec Joshua discomfited Amalek and his people to flight, by with the edge of the sword.

17.14 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, Write this for a memorial in a book, and deliver rehearse it to in the ears of Josue; Joshua: for I will destroy utterly put out the memory remembrance of Amalec Amalek from under heaven.

17.15 And Moses built an altar; altar, and called the name thereof, The Lord, my exaltation, saying: of it Jehovahnissi:

17.16 For he said, Because the hand of the throne of the Lord, and LORD hath sworn that the LORD will have war of the Lord shall be against Amalec, with Amalek from generation to generation.

Chapter 18

18.1 And when Jethro When Jethro, the priest of Madian, the kinsman of Moses, had Midian, Moses' father in law, heard of all the things that God had done to for Moses, and to for Israel his people, and that the Lord LORD had brought forth Israel out of Egypt: Egypt;

18.2 He Then Jethro, Moses' father in law, took Sephora, the wife of Moses, whom Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent back: her back,

18.3 And her two sons, sons; of whom which the name of the one was called Gersam: his father saying, Gershom; for he said, I have been a stranger an alien in a foreign country. strange land:

18.4 And the name of the other Eliezer: For was Eliezer; for the God of my father, said he, is my helper, was mine help, and hath delivered me from the sword of Pharao. Pharaoh:

18.5 And Jethro, the kinsman of Moses, Moses' father in law, came with his sons, sons and his wife to unto Moses into the desert, wilderness, where he was camped by encamped at the mountain mount of God. God:

18.6 And he sent word to said unto Moses, saying: I Jethro, thy kinsman, father in law Jethro am come to unto thee, and thy wife, and thy her two sons with her.

18.7 And he Moses went out to meet his kinsman, father in law, and worshipped did obeisance, and kissed him: him; and they saluted one another with words asked each other of peace. And when he was come their welfare; and they came into the tent, tent.

18.8 And Moses told his kinsman father in law all that the Lord LORD had done to Pharao, unto Pharaoh and to the Egyptians in favour of Israel: for Israel's sake, and all the labour which travail that had befallen come upon them in by the journey, way, and that how the Lord had LORD delivered them.

18.9 And Jethro rejoiced for all the good things that goodness which the Lord LORD had done to Israel, because whom he had delivered them out of the hands hand of the Egyptians.

18.10 And he said: Jethro said, Blessed is be the Lord, LORD, who hath delivered his people you out of the hand of Egypt. the Egyptians, and out of the hand of Pharaoh, who hath delivered the people from under the hand of the Egyptians.

18.11 Now I know, know that the Lord LORD is great above greater than all gods; because gods: for in the thing wherein they dealt proudly against he was above them.

18.12 So And Jethro, the kinsman of Moses, offered holocausts Moses' father in law, took a burnt offering and sacrifices to for God: and Aaron came, and all the ancients elders of Israel came, Israel, to eat bread with him Moses' father in law before God.

18.13 And it came to pass on the next day morrow, that Moses sat to judge the people, who people: and the people stood by Moses from the morning until night. unto the evening.

18.14 And when his kinsman had seen Moses' father in law saw all things that he did among to the people, he said: said, What is it this thing that thou dost among doest to the people? Why why sittest thou thyself alone, and all the people wait stand by thee from morning till night? unto even?

18.15 And Moses answered him: The said unto his father in law, Because the people come to unto me to seek the judgment enquire of God? God:

18.16 And when any controversy falleth out among them, When they have a matter, they come to me to unto me; and I judge between them, one and to shew another, and I do make them know the precepts statutes of God, and his laws.

18.17 But he said: And Moses' father in law said unto him, The thing that thou dost doest is not good.

18.18 Thou art spent with foolish labour, wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee; the business thee: for this thing is above thy strength, too heavy for thee; thou alone canst art not bear it. able to perform it thyself alone.

18.19 But hear Hearken now unto my words and counsels, voice, I will give thee counsel, and God shall be with thee. thee: Be thou to for the people in those things that pertain to God, to God-ward, that thou mayest bring their words to him: the causes unto God:

18.20 And to shew the people the ceremonies, thou shalt teach them ordinances and the manner of worshipping; laws, and shalt shew them the way wherein they ought to must walk, and the work that they ought to must do.

18.21 And Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, in whom there is men of truth, and that hate avarice, hating covetousness; and appoint of them place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, and rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens, tens:

18.22 Who may And let them judge the people at all times: seasons: and when any it shall be, that every great matter soever they shall fall out, let them refer it to bring unto thee, and let them judge the lesser matters only: that but every small matter they shall judge: so shall it may be lighter easier for thee, thyself, and they shall bear the burden being shared out unto others. with thee.

18.23 If thou dost this, thou shalt fulfil the commandment of God, do this thing, and God command thee so, then thou shalt be able to bear his precepts: endure, and all this people shall return also go to their places with place in peace.

18.24 And when So Moses heard this, he hearkened to the voice of his father in law, and did all things that he had suggested unto him. said.

18.25 And choosing Moses chose able men out of all Israel, he appointed and made them rulers of heads over the people, rulers over of thousands, and over rulers of hundreds, and over rulers of fifties, and over rulers of tens.

18.26 And they judged the people at all times: and whatsoever was of greater difficulty seasons: the hard causes they referred to him, and brought unto Moses, but every small matter they judged the easier cases only. themselves.

18.27 And he Moses let his kinsman depart: father in law depart; and he returned and went his way into his own country. land.

Chapter 19

19.1 In the third month of month, when the departure children of Israel were gone forth out of the land of Egypt, on this the same day they came they into the wilderness of Sinai: Sinai.

19.2 For departing out of Raphidim, they were departed from Rephidim, and coming were come to the desert of Sinai, they camped and had pitched in the same place, wilderness; and there Israel pitched their tents over against camped before the mountain. mount.

19.3 And Moses went up to God; unto God, and the Lord LORD called unto him from out of the mountain, and said: saying, Thus shalt thou say to the house of Jacob, and tell the children of Israel: Israel;

19.4 You Ye have seen what I have done to did unto the Egyptians, and how I have carried bare you upon the wings of eagles, on eagles' wings, and have taken brought you to unto myself.

19.5 If therefore you Now therefore, if ye will hear obey my voice, voice indeed, and keep my covenant, you then ye shall be my a peculiar possession treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine. mine:

19.6 And you ye shall be to unto me a priestly kingdom, kingdom of priests, and a an holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak to unto the children of Israel.

19.7 And Moses came; came and calling together called for the elders of the people, he declared and laid before their faces all the these words which the Lord had commanded. LORD commanded him.

19.8 And all the people answered together: together, and said, All that the Lord LORD hath spoken, spoken we will do. And when Moses had related returned the people's words to of the Lord, people unto the LORD.

19.9 The Lord And the LORD said to him: unto Moses, Lo, now will I come to unto thee in the darkness of a thick cloud, that the people may hear me speaking to when I speak with thee, and may believe thee for ever. And Moses told the words of the people to unto the Lord. LORD.

19.10 And he the LORD said to him: unto Moses, Go to unto the people, and sanctify them to day, day and to morrow, and let them wash their garments. clothes,

19.11 And let them be ready against the third day; day: for on the third day the Lord LORD will come down in the sight of all the people, people upon Mount mount Sinai.

19.12 And thou shalt appoint certain limits to set bounds unto the people round about, and thou shalt say to them: saying, Take heed to yourselves, that ye go not up into the mount, and that ye or touch not the borders thereof: every one that border of it: whosoever toucheth the mount, dying he mount shall die. be surely put to death:

19.13 No hands There shall not an hand touch him, it, but he shall surely be stoned to death, stoned, or he shall be shot through with arrows: through; whether it be beast, beast or man, he it shall not live. When live: when the trumpet soundeth long, they shall begin to sound, then let them go come up into to the mount.

19.14 And Moses came went down from the mount to unto the people, and sanctified them. And when the people; and they had washed thelr garments, their clothes.

19.15 He And he said to them: unto the people, Be ready against the third day, and day: come not near at your wives.

19.16 And now it came to pass on the third day was come, and in the morning appeared: and behold morning, that there were thunders began to be heard, and lightning to flash, lightnings, and a very thick cloud to cover upon the mount, and the noise voice of the trumpet sounded exceeding loud; and so that all the people that was in the camp, feared. camp trembled.

19.17 And when Moses had brought them forth to meet God, from the place people out of the camp, camp to meet with God; and they stood at the bottom nether part of the mount.

19.18 And all Mount mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke: smoke, because the Lord was come down LORD descended upon it in fire, fire: and the smoke arose from it thereof ascended as out the smoke of a furnace: furnace, and all the whole mount was terrible. quaked greatly.

19.19 And when the sound voice of the trumpet grew by degrees sounded long, and waxed louder and louder, and was drawn out to a greater length: Moses spoke, spake, and God answered him. him by a voice.

19.20 And the Lord LORD came down upon Mount mount Sinai, in on the very top of the mount, mount: and he the LORD called Moses unto up to the top thereof. And when he was gone up thither, of the mount; and Moses went up.

19.21 He And the LORD said unto him: Moses, Go down, and charge the people; people, lest they should have a mind to pass break through unto the limits LORD to see the Lord, gaze, and a very great multitude many of them should perish.

19.22 The And let the priests also that also, which come near to the Lord, let them be sanctified, LORD, sanctify themselves, lest he strike the LORD break forth upon them.

19.23 And Moses said to unto the Lord: LORD, The people cannot come up to Mount mount Sinai: for thou didst charge, and command, saying: chargedst us, saying, Set limits bounds about the mount, and sanctify it.

19.24 And the Lord LORD said to him: Go, unto him, Away, get thee down; down, and thou shalt come up, thou thou, and Aaron with thee: but let not the priests and the people pass the limits, nor break through to come up to unto the Lord, LORD, lest he kill break forth upon them.

19.25 And So Moses went down to unto the people people, and told them all. spake unto them.

Chapter 20

20.1 And the Lord spoke God spake all these words: words, saying,

20.2 I am the Lord LORD thy God, who which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

20.3 Thou shalt not have strange no other gods before me.

20.4 Thou shalt not make to thyself a unto thee any graven thing, nor the image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, nor of those things or that are is in the waters water under the earth.

20.5 Thou shalt not adore bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I am the Lord LORD thy God am a jealous God, mighty, jealous, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me: me;

20.6 And shewing mercy unto thousands to of them that love me, and keep my commandments.

20.7 Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord LORD thy God in vain: vain; for the Lord LORD will not hold him guiltless that shall take the name of the Lord taketh his God name in vain.

20.8 Remember that thou keep holy the sabbath day. day, to keep it holy.

20.9 Six days shalt thou labour, and shalt do all thy works. work:

20.10 But on the seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do no work on it, thou any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, nor thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy beast, cattle, nor the thy stranger that is within thy gates. gates:

20.11 For in six days the Lord LORD made heaven and earth, and the sea, and all things that are in them, them is, and rested on the seventh day: therefore wherefore the Lord LORD blessed the seventh sabbath day, and sanctified hallowed it.

20.12 Honour thy father and thy mother, mother: that thou mayst thy days may be longlived long upon the land which the Lord LORD thy God will give giveth thee.

20.13 Thou shalt not kill.

20.14 Thou shalt not commit adultery.

20.15 Thou shalt not steal.

20.16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

20.17 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house; neither shalt house, thou desire his shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his servant, manservant, nor his handmaid, maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is his. thy neighbour's.

20.18 And all the people saw the voices thunderings, and the flames, lightnings, and the sound noise of the trumpet, and the mount smoking; and being terrified mountain smoking: and struck with fear, when the people saw it, they removed, and stood afar off, off.

20.19 Saying to Moses: And they said unto Moses, Speak thou to with us, and we will hear: but let not the Lord God speak to with us, lest we die.

20.20 And Moses said to unto the people: people, Fear not; not: for God is come to prove you, and that the dread of him might his fear may be in you, and you should not sin. before your faces, that ye sin not.

20.21 And the people stood afar off. But off, and Moses went to drew near unto the dark cloud wherein thick darkness where God was.

20.22 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, Thus shalt thou shalt say to unto the children of Israel: You Israel, Ye have seen that I have spoken to talked with you from heaven.

20.23 You Ye shall not make with me gods of silver, nor neither shall you ye make to yourselves unto you gods of gold.

20.24 You shall make an An altar of earth thou shalt make unto me, and you shall offer upon it your holocausts shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt offerings, and thy peace offerings, your sheep thy sheep, and oxen, thine oxen: in every place all places where the memory of I record my name shall be: I will come to unto thee, and I will bless thee.

20.25 And if thou wilt make me an altar of stone unto me, stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn stones; stone: for if thou lift up a thy tool upon it, it shall be defiled. thou hast polluted it.

20.26 Thou Neither shalt not thou go up by steps unto my mine altar, lest that thy nakedness be discovered. not discovered thereon.

Chapter 21

21.1 These Now these are the judgments which thou shalt set before them.

21.2 If thou buy a an Hebrew servant, six years shall he serve thee; shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.

21.3 With what raiment If he came in, with the like let him in by himself, he shall go out: out by himself: if having a wife, he were married, then his wife also shall go out with him.

21.4 But if If his master gave have given him a wife, and she hath borne have born him sons and or daughters; the woman wife and her children shall be her master's: but master's, and he himself shall go out with his raiment. by himself.

21.5 And if the servant shall say: plainly say, I love my master and master, my wife wife, and children, my children; I will not go out free:

21.6 His Then his master shall bring him to unto the gods, and judges; he shall be set also bring him to the door and door, or unto the posts, door post; and he his master shall bore his ear through with an awl: aul; and he shall be his servant serve him for ever.

21.7 If any And if a man sell his daughter to be a servant, maidservant, she shall not go out as bondwomen are wont to go out. the menservants do.

21.8 If she displease the eyes of please not her master master, who hath betrothed her to whom she was delivered, he himself, then shall he let her go: but he shall have no power be redeemed: to sell her to unto a foreign nation, if strange nation he despise shall have no power, seeing he hath dealt deceitfully with her.

21.9 But And if he have betrothed her to unto his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters.

21.10 And if If he take him another wife for him, he shall provide wife; her a marriage, and food, her raiment, neither and her duty of marriage, shall he refuse the price of her chastity. not diminish.

21.11 If And if he do not these three things, she unto her, then shall she go out free without money.

21.12 He that striketh a man with smiteth a will to kill him, man, so that he die, shall be surely put to death.

21.13 But he that did not And if a man lie not in wait for him, wait, but God delivered deliver him into his hands: hand; then I will appoint thee a place to which whither he must shall flee.

21.14 If But if a man kill come presumptuously upon his neighbour on set purpose, and by lying in wait for him: neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him away from my altar mine altar, that he may die.

21.15 He And he that striketh smiteth his father father, or his mother, shall be surely put to death.

21.16 He And he that shall steal stealeth a man, and sell selleth him, being convicted of the guilt, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.

21.17 He And he that curseth his father father, or his mother, shall die the surely be put to death.

21.18 If And if men quarrel, strive together, and the one strike his neighbour smite another with a stone, or with his fist, and he die not, but keepeth his bed:

21.19 If he rise again again, and walk abroad upon his staff, then shall he that struck smote him shall be quit, yet so that quit: only he make restitution shall pay for the loss of his work, time, and for his expenses upon the physicians. shall cause him to be thoroughly healed.

21.20 He that striketh And if a man smite his bondman, servant, or bondwoman, his maid, with a rod, and they he die under his hands, hand; he shall be guilty of the crime. surely punished.

21.21 But Notwithstanding, if the party remain alive he continue a day or two, he shall not be subject to the punishment, because it punished: for he is his money.

21.22 If men quarrel, strive, and one strike hurt a woman with child child, so that her fruit depart from her, and she miscarry indeed, but live herself: yet no mischief follow: he shall be answerable for so much damage surely punished, according as the woman's husband shall require, will lay upon him; and as arbiters he shall award. pay as the judges determine.

21.23 But And if her death ensue thereupon, he shall render any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life,

21.24 Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,

21.25 Burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.

21.26 If any And if a man strike smite the eye of his manservant servant, or maidservant, and leave them but one eye, the eye of his maid, that it perish; he shall let them him go free for the eye which he put out. his eye's sake.

21.27 Also And if he strike smite out a tooth of his manservant manservant's tooth, or maidservant, his maidservant's tooth; he shall in like manner make them free. let him go free for his tooth's sake.

21.28 If an ox gore a man or a woman, and that they die, he die: then the ox shall be stoned: surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten, eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be quit.

21.29 But if the ox was were wont to push with his horn yesterday, and the day before, in time past, and they warned it hath been testified to his master, owner, and he did hath not shut kept him up, and in, but that he shall kill hath killed a man or a woman: then woman; the ox shall be stoned, and his owner also shall be put to death.

21.30 And if they set If there be laid on him a price upon him, sum of money, then he shall give for the ransom of his life whatsoever is laid upon him.

21.31 If Whether he have gored a son, or have gored a daughter, he according to this judgment shall fall under the like sentence. it be done unto him.

21.32 If he assault the ox shall push a bondman manservant or bondwoman, a maidservant; he shall give unto their master thirty sicles shekels of silver to their master, silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

21.33 If And if a man shall open a pit, and or if a man shall dig one, a pit, and not cover it not, it, and an ox or an ass fall into it, therein;

21.34 The owner of the pit shall pay make it good, and give money unto the price owner of the beasts: them; and that which is the dead beast shall be his own. his.

21.35 If And if one man's ox gore another man's ox, and hurt another's, that he die: die; then they shall sell the live ox, and shall divide the price, money of it; and the carcass of that which died dead ox also they shall part between them: divide.

21.36 But Or if he knew it be known that his the ox was wont hath used to push yesterday, and the day before, in time past, and his master did owner hath not keep kept him in; he shall surely pay ox for ox, ox; and shall take the whole carcass. dead shall be his own.

Chapter 22

22.1 If any a man shall steal an ox ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it: it; he shall restore five oxen for one an ox, and four sheep for one a sheep.

22.2 If a thief be found breaking open a house or undermining it, up, and be wounded so as to die: he smitten that slew him he die, there shall not no blood be guilty of blood. shed for him.

22.3 But if he did this when If the sun is risen, he hath committed murder, and he be risen upon him, there shall die. If be blood shed for him; for he have not wherewith to should make restitution for the theft, full restitution; if he have nothing, then he shall be sold. sold for his theft.

22.4 If that which he stole the theft be certainly found with him, in his hand alive, either whether it be ox, or ass, or sheep: sheep; he shall restore double.

22.5 If any a man hurt shall cause a field or a vineyard, vineyard to be eaten, and shall put in his beast to feed upon that which is other men's: he beast, and shall restore feed in another man's field; of the best of whatsoever he hath in his own field, or in his vineyard, according to the estimation and of the damage. best of his own vineyard, shall he make restitution.

22.6 If a fire breaking out light upon thorns, break out, and catch in thorns, so that the stacks of corn, or corn the standing in corn, or the fields, field, be consumed therewith; he that kindled the fire shall surely make good the loss. restitution.

22.7 If a man shall deliver money, or any vessel unto his friend neighbour money or stuff to keep, and they it be stolen away from him that received them: out of the man's house; if the thief be found, he shall restore double: let him pay double.

22.8 If the thief be not known, found, then the master of the house shall be brought to unto the gods, and shall swear that judges, to see whether he did not lay have put his hand upon unto his neighbour's goods, goods.

22.9 To do any fraud, either in For all manner of trespass, whether it be for ox, or in for ass, or for sheep, or for raiment, or for any manner of lost thing that may bring damage: which another challengeth to be his, the cause of both parties shall come to before the gods: judges; and if they give judgment, whom the judges shall condemn, he shall restore pay double to unto his neighbour.

22.10 If a man deliver unto his neighbour an ass, or an ox, or a sheep, or any beast, to his neighbour's custody, keep; and it die, or be hurt, or be taken by enemies, and driven away, no man saw seeing it:

22.11 There Then shall be an oath of the LORD be between them, them both, that he did hath not put forth his hand to unto his neighbour's goods: goods; and the owner of it shall accept of the oath, thereof, and he shall not be compelled to make restitution. it good.

22.12 But And if it were taken away by stealth, be stolen from him, he shall make the loss good to restitution unto the owner. owner thereof.

22.13 If it were eaten by a beast, be torn in pieces, then let him bring to him that which was slain, it for witness, and he shall not make restitution. good that which was torn.

22.14 If And if a man borrow ought of his neighbour any of these things, neighbour, and it be hurt hurt, or die, the owner not thereof being present, not with it, he shall be obliged to surely make restitution. it good.

22.15 But if the owner thereof be present, with it, he shall not make restitution, especially it good: if it were hired, and be an hired thing, it came for the hire of his work. hire.

22.16 If And if a man seduce entice a virgin maid that is not yet espoused, betrothed, and lie with her: her, he shall surely endow her, and have her to be his wife.

22.17 If the maid's her father will not utterly refuse to give her to unto him, he shall give pay money according to the dowry, which virgins are wont to receive. dowry of virgins.

22.18 Wizards thou Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.

22.19 Whosoever copulateth lieth with a beast; beast shall surely be put to death.

22.20 He that sacrificeth to gods, shall be put to death, unto any god, save only to unto the Lord. LORD only, he shall be utterly destroyed.

22.21 Thou shalt not molest neither vex a stranger, nor afflict oppress him: for yourselves also ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

22.22 You Ye shall not hurt a widow afflict any widow, or an orphan. fatherless child.

22.23 If you hurt them, thou afflict them in any wise, and they will cry out to at all unto me, and I will surely hear their cry: cry;

22.24 And my rage wrath shall be enkindled, wax hot, and I will strike kill you with the sword, sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.

22.25 If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor, that dwelleth with poor by thee, thou shalt not be hard upon them to him as an extortioner, nor oppress them with usuries. usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.

22.26 If thou at all take of thy neighbour a garment in neighbour's raiment to pledge, thou shalt give deliver it unto him again before sunset. by that the sun goeth down:

22.27 For that same is the only thing, wherewith he his covering only, it is covered, the clothing of his body, neither hath raiment for his skin: wherein shall he any other sleep? and it shall come to sleep in: if pass, when he cry to crieth unto me, that I will hear him, because hear; for I am compassionate. gracious.

22.28 Thou shalt not speak ill of revile the gods, and nor curse the prince ruler of thy people thou shalt not curse. people.

22.29 Thou shalt not delay to pay offer the first of thy tithes ripe fruits, and of thy firstfruits: thou shalt give liquors: the firstborn of thy sons to shalt thou give unto me.

22.30 Thou Likewise shalt thou do the same with the firstborn of thy oxen also thine oxen, and with thy sheep: seven days let it shall be with its dam: his dam; on the eighth day thou shalt give it to me.

22.31 You And ye shall be holy men to unto me: the neither shall ye eat any flesh that beasts have tasted is torn of before, you shall not eat, but beasts in the field; ye shall cast it to the dogs.

Chapter 23

23.1 Thou shalt not receive the voice of raise a lie: neither shalt thou join thy hand to bear false witness for a report: put not thine hand with the wicked person. to be an unrighteous witness.

23.2 Thou shalt not follow the a multitude to do evil: evil; neither shalt thou yield speak in judgment, a cause to the opinion of the most part, decline after many to stray from the truth. wrest judgment:

23.3 Neither shalt thou favour countenance a poor man in judgment. his cause.

23.4 If thou meet thy thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him. him again.

23.5 If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee lie underneath lying under his burden, and wouldest forbear to help him, thou shalt not pass by, but shalt lift him up surely help with him.

23.6 Thou shalt not go aside in wrest the judgment of thy poor man's judgment. in his cause.

23.7 Thou shalt fly Iying. The Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and just person righteous slay thou shalt not put to death: because not: for I abhor will not justify the wicked.

23.8 Neither shalt And thou shalt take bribes, which even blind no gift: for the gift blindeth the wise, and pervert perverteth the words of the just. righteous.

23.9 Thou Also thou shalt not molest oppress a stranger, stranger: for you ye know the hearts heart of strangers: for you also a stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

23.10 Six And six years thou shalt sow thy ground, land, and shalt gather in the corn thereof. fruits thereof:

23.11 But the seventh year thou shalt let it alone, rest and suffer it to rest, lie still; that the poor of thy people may eat, eat: and whatsoever shall be left, let what they leave the beasts of the field eat it: so shalt shall eat. In like manner thou do shalt deal with thy vineyard vineyard, and with thy oliveyard.

23.12 Six days thou shalt work: do thy work, and on the seventh day thou shalt cease, rest: that thy thine ox and thy thine ass may rest: rest, and the son of thy handmaid handmaid, and the stranger stranger, may be refreshed.

23.13 Keep And in all things that I have said to you. And by unto you be circumspect: and make no mention of the name of strange gods you shall not swear, other gods, neither shall let it be heard out of your thy mouth.

23.14 Three times every year you shall celebrate feasts to me. thou shalt keep a feast unto me in the year.

23.15 Thou shalt keep the feast of unleavened bread. Seven days bread: (thou shalt thou eat unleavened bread, bread seven days, as I commanded thee, in the time appointed of the month of new corn, when Abib; for in it thou didst come forth camest out of from Egypt: thou shalt not and none shall appear empty before me. me empty:)

23.16 And the feast of the harvest of harvest, the firstfruits of thy work, whatsoever labours, which thou hast sown in the field. The field: and the feast also of ingathering, which is in the end of the year, when thou hast gathered in all thy corn labours out of the field.

23.17 Thrice a Three items in the year shall all thy males shall appear before the Lord thy LORD God.

23.18 Thou shalt not sacrifice offer the blood of my victim upon leaven, sacrifice with leavened bread; neither shall the fat of my solemnity sacrifice remain until the morning.

23.19 Thou shalt carry the first-fruits The first of the corn firstfruits of thy ground to land thou shalt bring into the house of the Lord LORD thy God. Thou shalt not boil seethe a kid in the milk of his dam. mother's milk.

23.20 Behold Behold, I will send my angel, who shall go an Angel before thee, and to keep thee in thy journey, the way, and to bring thee into the place that which I have prepared.

23.21 Take notice Beware of him, and hear obey his voice, and do not think provoke him one to be contemned: not; for he will not forgive when thou hast sinned, and pardon your transgressions: for my name is in him.

23.22 But if thou wilt hear hi shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak, speak; then I will be an enemy to thy unto thine enemies, and will afflict them that afflict thee. an adversary unto thine adversaries.

23.23 And my angel For mine Angel shall go before thee, and shall bring thee in unto the Amorrhite, Amorites, and the Hethite, Hittites, and the Pherexite, Perizzites, and the Chanaanite, and Canaanites, the Hevite, Hivites, and the Jebuzite, whom Jebusites: and I will destroy. cut them off.

23.24 Thou shalt not adore bow down to their gods, nor serve them. Thou shalt not them, nor do after their works, works: but thou shalt destroy utterly overthrow them, and quite break down their statues. images.

23.25 And you ye shall serve the Lord LORD your God, that I may and he shall bless your bread thy bread, and your waters, thy water; and may I will take away sickness away from the midst of thee.

23.26 There shall not be one fruitless nothing cast their young, nor barren be barren, in thy land: I will fill the number of thy days. days I will fulfil.

23.27 I will send my fear before thee, and will destroy all the people to whom thou shalt come: come, and I will turn the backs of make all thy thine enemies before thee: turn their backs unto thee.

23.28 Sending out And I will send hornets before, that before thee, which shall drive away out the Hevite, and Hivite, the Chanaanite, Canaanite, and the Hethite, Hittite, from before thou come in. thee.

23.29 I will not cast drive them out from thy face before thee in one year; lest the land be brought into a wilderness, become desolate, and the beasts beast of the field multiply against thee.

23.30 By little and little I will drive them out from before thee, till until thou be increased, and dost possess inherit the land.

23.31 And I will set thy bounds from the Red Sea to sea even unto the sea of the Palestines, Philistines, and from the desert to unto the river: for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hands, hand; and will thou shalt drive them out from before you. thee.

23.32 Thou shalt not enter into league make no covenant with them, nor with their gods.

23.33 Let them They shall not dwell in thy land, lest perhaps they make thee sin against me, me: for if thou serve their gods; which, undoubtedly, gods, it will surely be a scandal to snare unto thee.

Chapter 24

24.1 And he said to Moses: unto Moses, Come up to unto the Lord, LORD, thou, and Aaron, Nadab Nadab, and Abiu, Abihu, and seventy of the ancients elders of Israel, Israel; and you shall adore worship ye afar off.

24.2 And Moses alone shall come up to near the Lord, LORD: but they shall not come nigh; neither shall the people come go up with him.

24.3 So And Moses came and told the people all the words of the Lord, LORD, and all the judgments: and all the people answered with one voice: We will do all voice, and said, All the words of the Lord, which he the LORD hath spoken. said will we do.

24.4 And Moses wrote all the words of the Lord: LORD, and rising rose up early in the morning, he built and builded an altar at the foot of under the mount, hill, and twelve titles pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel.

24.5 And he sent young men of the children of Israel, and they which offered holocausts, burnt offerings, and sacrificed pacific victims peace offerings of calves to oxen unto the Lord. LORD.

24.6 Then And Moses took half of the blood, and put it into bowls; in basons; and half of the rest blood he poured upon sprinkled on the altar.

24.7 And taking he took the book of the covenant, he and read it in the hearing audience of the people: and they said: said, All things that the Lord LORD hath spoken, we said will do, we will do, and be obedient.

24.8 And he Moses took the blood blood, and sprinkled it upon on the people, and he said: This is said, Behold the blood of the covenant, which the Lord LORD hath made with you concerning all these words.

24.9 Then Moses went up Moses, and Aaron, Nadab Nadab, and Abiu, Abihu, and seventy of the ancients elders of Israel went up: Israel:

24.10 And they saw the God of Israel: and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire stone, and as it were the heaven, when clear. body of heaven in his clearness.

24.11 Neither did he lay his hand And upon those the nobles of the children of Israel, that retired afar off, and Israel he laid not his hand: also they saw God, and they did eat and drink.

24.12 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, Come up to me into the mount, and be there; there: and I will give thee tables of stone, and the a law, and the commandments which I have written; that thou mayest teach them.

24.13 And Moses rose up, and his minister Josue: Joshua: and Moses going went up into the mount of God, God.

24.14 Said to And he said unto the ancients: Wait elders, Tarry ye here till for us, until we return to you. You have come again unto you: and, behold, Aaron and Hur are with you: if any question shall arise, you shall refer it man have any matters to do, let him come unto them.

24.15 And when Moses was gone up, went up into the mount, and a cloud covered the mount.

24.16 And the glory of the Lord dwelt LORD abode upon mount Sinai, covering it with a and the cloud covered it six days: and the seventh day he called him unto Moses out of the midst of the cloud.

24.17 And the sight of the glory of the Lord, LORD was like a burning devouring fire upon on the top of the mount, mount in the eyes of the children of Israel.

24.18 And Moses entering went into the midst of the cloud, went and gat him up into the mountain: And he mount: and Moses was there in the mount forty days and forty nights.

Chapter 25

25.1 And the Lord spoke to LORD spake unto Moses, saying: saying,

25.2 Speak to unto the children of Israel, that they bring firstfruits to me: me an offering: of every man that offereth of giveth it willingly with his own accord, you heart ye shall take them. my offering.

25.3 And these are this is the things you must take: Gold, offering which ye shall take of them; gold, and silver, and brass,

25.4 Violet And blue, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' hair,

25.5 And rams' skins dyed red, and violet badgers' skins, and setim wood: shittim wood,

25.6 Oil to make lights: for the light, spices for ointment, anointing oil, and for sweetsmelling incense: sweet incense,

25.7 Onyx stones, and precious stones to adorn be set in the ephod ephod, and in the rational. breastplate.

25.8 And they shall let them make me a sanctuary, and sanctuary; that I will may dwell in the midst of them: among them.

25.9 According to all the likeness of the tabernacle which that I will shew thee, after the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all the vessels for the service thereof: and thus you instruments thereof, even so shall ye make it: it.

25.10 Frame And they shall make an ark of setim wood, the length whereof shall be of shittim wood: two cubits and a half; half shall be the breadth, length thereof, and a cubit and a half; half the height, likewise, breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half. half the height thereof.

25.11 And thou shalt overlay it with the purest pure gold, within and without; and over it without shalt thou overlay it, and shalt make upon it a golden crown of gold round about: about.

25.12 And four golden rings, which thou shalt cast four rings of gold for it, and put at them in the four corners of the ark: let thereof; and two rings shall be on in the one side, side of it, and two on rings in the other. other side of it.

25.13 Thou And thou shalt make bars also staves of setim shittim wood, and shalt overlay them with gold.

25.14 And thou shalt put them in through the staves into the rings that are in by the sides of the ark, that it the ark may be carried on them: borne with them.

25.15 And they The staves shall be always in the rings, neither shall rings of the ark: they at any time shall not be drawn out of them. taken from it.

25.16 And thou shalt put in into the ark the testimony which I will shall give thee.

25.17 Thou And thou shalt make also a propitiatory mercy seat of the purest pure gold: the length thereof shall be two cubits and a half, and half shall be the breadth length thereof, and a cubit and a half. half the breadth thereof.

25.18 Thou And thou shalt make also two cherubims of beaten gold, on of beaten work shalt thou make them, in the two sides ends of the oracle. mercy seat.

25.19 Let And make one cherub be on the one side, end, and the other cherub on the other. other end: even of the mercy seat shall ye make the cherubims on the two ends thereof.

25.20 Let them cover both sides of And the propitiatory, spreading cherubims shall stretch forth their wings, and wings on high, covering the oracle, mercy seat with their wings, and let them their faces shall look one towards to another; toward the other, their faces being turned towards mercy seat shall the propitiatory wherewith faces of the ark is to to be covered. cherubims be.

25.21 In which And thou shalt put the mercy seat above upon the ark; and in the ark thou shalt put the testimony that I will shall give thee.

25.22 Thence will And there I give orders, will meet with thee, and I will speak to commune with thee over the propitiatory, and from above the midst of mercy seat, from between the two cherubims, cherubims which shall be are upon the ark of the testimony, of all things which I will command give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel by thee. Israel.

25.23 Thou shalt also make a table also of setim wood, of shittim wood: two cubits in length, shall be the length thereof, and a cubit in breadth, the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half in height. the height thereof.

25.24 And thou shalt overlay it with the purest gold: pure gold, and thou shalt make to it thereto a golden ledge crown of gold round about.

25.25 And to the ledge itself thou shalt make unto it a polished crown, four inches high; border of an hand breadth round about, and over the same another little thou shalt make a golden crown. crown to the border thereof round about.

25.26 Thou And thou shalt prepare also make for it four golden rings, rings of gold, and shalt put them the rings in the four corners of that are on the same table, over each foot. four feet thereof.

25.27 Under Over against the crown border shall the golden rings be, that the bars may be put through them, and for places of the table may be carried. staves to bear the table.

25.28 The bars also themselves And thou shalt make the staves of setim shittim wood, and shalt overlay them with gold, to bear up that the table. table may be borne with them.

25.29 Thou And thou shalt prepare also dishes, make the dishes thereof, and bowls, censers, spoons thereof, and cups, wherein the libations are covers thereof, and bowls thereof, to be offered, cover withal: of the purest gold. pure gold shalt thou make them.

25.30 And thou shalt set upon the table loaves of proposition in my sight always. shewbread before me alway.

25.31 Thou And thou shalt make also a candlestick of beaten work, pure gold: of the finest gold, beaten work shall the shaft thereof, candlestick be made: his shaft, and the his branches, the cups, and the his bowls, his knops, and his flowers, shall be of the lilies going forth from it. same.

25.32 Six And six branches shall come out of the sides, sides of it; three branches of the candlestick out of the one side, and three branches of the candlestick out of the other. other side:

25.33 Three cups as it were nuts to every branch, and bowls made like unto almonds, with a bowl withal, knop and a lily: flower in one branch; and three cups likewise of the fashion of nuts bowls made like almonds in the other branch, and with a bowl withal, knop and a lily. Such shall be the work of flower: so in the six branches, branches that are to come out from of the shaft: candlestick.

25.34 And in the candlestick itself candlesticks shall be four cups in the manner of a nut, and at every one bowls made like unto almonds, with their knops and lilies. their flowers.

25.35 Bowls And there shall be a knop under two branches in three places, which together make six, coming forth of the same, and a knop under two branches of the same, and a knop under two branches of the same, according to the six branches that proceed out of one shaft. the candlestick.

25.36 And both the bowls Their knops and the their branches shall be of the same same: all it shall be one beaten work of the purest pure gold.

25.37 Thou And thou shalt make also the seven lamps, lamps thereof: and shalt set them upon they shall light the candlestick, to lamps thereof, that they may give light over against. against it.

25.38 The snuffers also, And the tongs thereof, and where the snuffings shall be put out, snuffdishes thereof, shall be made of the purest pure gold.

25.39 The whole weight of the candlestick, with all the furniture thereof, shall be Of a talent of the purest gold. pure gold shall he make it, with all these vessels.

25.40 Look, and make it according to the pattern And look that thou make them after their pattern, which was shewn shewed thee in the mount.

Chapter 26

26.1 And Moreover thou shalt make the tabernacle in this manner: Thou shalt make with ten curtains of fine twisted twined linen, and violet blue, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, diversified scarlet: with embroidery. cherubims of cunning work shalt thou make them.

26.2 The length of one curtain shall be twenty-eight cubits; eight and twenty cubits, and the breadth shall be of one curtain four cubits. All cubits: and every one of the curtains shall be of have one measure.

26.3 Five The five curtains shall be joined coupled together one to another, another; and the other five curtains shall be coupled together in like manner. one to another.

26.4 Thou And thou shalt make loops of violet blue upon the edge of the one curtain from the selvedge in the sides coupling; and tops likewise shalt thou make in the uttermost edge of another curtain, in the curtains, that they may be joined one to another. coupling of the second.

26.5 Every curtain shall have Fifty loops shalt thou make in the one curtain, and fifty loops on both sides, so set on, shalt thou make in the edge of the curtain that one loop is in the coupling of the second; that the loops may be against another loop, and take hold one may be fitted to the other. of another.

26.6 Thou And thou shalt make also fifty rings taches of gold, wherewith the veils of and couple the curtains are to be joined, that together with the taches: and it may shall be made one tabernacle.

26.7 Thou And thou shalt make also eleven curtains of goats' hair, hair to cover the top of be a covering upon the tabernacle. tabernacle: eleven curtains shalt thou make.

26.8 The length of one hair-curtain curtain shall be thirty cubits; cubits, and the breadth, four: the measure breadth of all one curtain four cubits: and the eleven curtains shall be equal. all of one measure.

26.9 Five of which And thou shalt couple five curtains by themselves, and the six others thou curtains by themselves, and shalt couple one to another, so as to double the sixth curtain in the front forefront of the roof. tabernacle.

26.10 Thou And thou shalt make also fifty loops in on the edge of the one curtain, curtain that it may be joined with is outmost in the other: coupling, and fifty loops in the edge of the other curtain, that it may be coupled with its fellow. curtain which coupleth the second.

26.11 Thou And thou shalt make also fifty buckles taches of brass, wherewith and put the loops may be joined, taches into the loops, and couple the tent together, that of all there it may be made one covering. one.

26.12 And the remnant that which shall remain remaineth of the curtains, that are prepared for curtains of the roof, to wit, one tent, the half curtain that is remaineth, shall hang over and above, with the half thereof thou shalt cover the back parts backside of the tabernacle.

26.13 And there shall hang down a cubit on the one side, and another a cubit on the other side, side of that which is over and above remaineth in the length of the curtains, fencing both curtains of the tent, it shall hang over the sides of the tabernacle. tabernacle on this side and on that side, to cover it.

26.14 Thou And thou shalt make also another cover to a covering for the roof tent of rams' skins dyed red: red, and over that again another cover a covering above of violet coloured badgers' skins.

26.15 Thou And thou shalt make also the boards of for the tabernacle standing upright of setim wood. shittim wood standing up.

26.16 Let every one of them be ten Ten cubits in length, shall be the length of a board, and in breadth one a cubit and a half. half shall be the breadth of one board.

26.17 In the sides of the boards Two tenons shall there be made two mortises, whereby in one board may be joined to another board: and after this manner shall board, set in order one against another: thus shalt thou make for all the boards be prepared. of the tabernacle.

26.18 Of which And thou shalt make the boards for the tabernacle, twenty shall be in boards on the south side southward.

26.19 For which And thou shalt cast make forty sockets of silver, that silver under every the twenty boards; two sockets under one board may be put for his two tenons, and two sockets at the under another board for his two corners. tenons.

26.20 In And for the second side also of the tabernacle that looketh to on the north, north side there shall be twenty boards, boards:

26.21 Having And their forty sockets of silver, silver; two sockets shall be put under each one board, and two sockets under another board.

26.22 But on And for the west side sides of the tabernacle westward thou shalt make six boards.

26.23 And again other two which shall be erected in boards shalt thou make for the corners at the back of the tabernacle. tabernacle in the two sides.

26.24 And they shall be joined coupled together from beneath unto the top, beneath, and they shall be coupled together above the head of it unto one joint ring: thus shall hold it be for them all. The like joining both; they shall be observed for the two boards also that are to be put in the corners.

26.25 And they shall be in all eight boards, and their silver sockets sixteen, reckoning of silver, sixteen sockets; two sockets for each under one board, and two sockets under another board.

26.26 Thou And thou shalt make also five bars of setim wood, to hold together shittim wood; five for the boards on of the one side of the tabernacle. tabernacle,

26.27 And five others on bars for the boards of the other side, side of the tabernacle, and as many at five bars for the west side: boards of the side of the tabernacle, for the two sides westward.

26.28 And they shall be put along by the middle bar in the midst of the boards, boards shall reach from one end to the other. end.

26.29 The boards also themselves And thou shalt overlay the boards with gold, and shalt cast make their rings of gold to be set upon them, for places for the bars to hold together the boardwork: which bars bars: and thou shalt cover overlay the bars with plates of gold.

26.30 And thou shalt rear up the tabernacle according to the pattern that fashion thereof which was shewn shewed thee in the mount.

26.31 Thou And thou shalt make also a veil vail of violet, blue, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, scarlet, and fine twisted linen, wrought twined linen of cunning work: with embroidered work and goodly variety: cherubims shall it be made:

26.32 And thou shalt hang it up before upon four pillars of setim wood, which themselves also shall be shittim wood overlaid with gold, and gold: their hooks shall have heads be of gold, but upon the four sockets of silver.

26.33 And the veil shall be hanged on with rings, and within it thou shalt put hang up the vail under the taches, that thou mayest bring in thither within the vail the ark of the testimony, testimony: and the sanctuary and vail shall divide unto you between the holy of place and the holies shall be divided with it. most holy.

26.34 And thou shalt set put the propitiatory mercy seat upon the ark of the testimony, testimony in the most holy of holies. place.

26.35 And thou shalt set the table without the veil, vail, and the candlestick over against the table the candlestick in on the south side of the tabernacle: for tabernacle toward the south: and thou shalt put the table shall stand in on the north side.

26.36 Thou And thou shalt make also a an hanging in for the entrance door of the tabernacle tent, of violet, blue, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, scarlet, and fine twisted linen twined linen, wrought with embroidered work. needlework.

26.37 And thou shalt overlay with gold make for the hanging five pillars of setim shittim wood, before which the hanging shall be drawn: and overlay them with gold, and their heads hooks shall be of gold, gold: and the thou shalt cast five sockets of brass. brass for them.

Chapter 27

27.1 Thou And thou shalt make also an altar of setim shittim wood, which shall be five cubits long, and as many broad, that is four square, five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and the height thereof shall be three cubits high. cubits.

27.2 And there shall be thou shalt make the horns at of it upon the four corners thereof: his horns shall be of the same: and thou shalt cover overlay it with brass.

27.3 And thou shalt make for the uses thereof his pans to receive the his ashes, and tongs his shovels, and his basons, and his fleshhooks, and his firepans: all its the vessels thereof thou shalt make of brass.

27.4 And thou shalt make for it a grate of brass in manner network of a net; at brass; and upon the four corners of which, shall be net shalt thou make four brasen rings of brass, in the four corners thereof.

27.5 Which And thou shalt put it under the hearth compass of the altar: and altar beneath, that the grate shall net may be even to the midst of the altar.

27.6 Thou And thou shalt make also two bars staves for the altar, staves of setim shittim wood, which thou shalt cover and overlay them with plates of brass: brass.

27.7 And thou shalt draw them through the staves shall be put into the rings, and they the staves shall be on both upon the two sides of the altar altar, to carry bear it.

27.8 Thou Hollow with boards shalt not thou make it solid, but empty and hollow in the inside, it: as it was shewn shewed thee in the mount. mount, so shall they make it.

27.9 Thou And thou shalt make also the court of the tabernacle, in tabernacle: for the south side whereof southward there shall be hangings for the court of fine twisted twined linen of a an hundred cubits long for one side. side:

27.10 And the twenty pillars with as many thereof and their twenty sockets shall be of brass, brass; the heads hooks of which, with the pillars and their engraving, fillets shall be of silver.

27.11 In like manner also on And likewise for the north side in length there shall be hangings of a an hundred cubits long, and his twenty pillars, pillars and as many their twenty sockets of brass, brass; the hooks of the pillars and their heads with their engraving fillets of silver.

27.12 But in And for the breadth of the court, that looketh to court on the west, there west side shall be hangings of fifty cubits, and ten pillars, cubits: their pillars ten, and as many sockets. their sockets ten.

27.13 In that And the breadth also of the court, which looketh to court on the east, there east side eastward shall be fifty cubits.

27.14 In which there shall be for one side, The hangings of one side of the gate shall be fifteen cubits, and three pillars, cubits: their pillars three, and as many sockets. their sockets three.

27.15 And in on the other side, there side shall be hangings of fifteen cubits, with three pillars, cubits: their pillars three, and as many sockets. their sockets three.

27.16 And in for the entrance gate of the court there shall be made a an hanging of twenty cubits cubits, of violet blue, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, scarlet, and fine twisted twined linen, wrought with embroidered work: it needlework: and their pillars shall have four pillars, with as many sockets. be four, and their sockets four.

27.17 All the pillars of the court round about the court shall be garnished filleted with plates silver; their hooks shall be of silver, silver heads, and their sockets of brass.

27.18 In The length of the court shall take up a be an hundred cubits, in and the breadth fifty, fifty every where, and the height shall be of five cubits, and it shall be made cubits of fine twisted twined linen, and shall have their sockets of brass.

27.19 All the vessels of the tabernacle for in all uses and ceremonies, the service thereof, and all the pins both of it thereof, and all the pins of the court, thou shalt make shall be of brass.

27.20 Command And thou shalt command the children of Israel Israel, that they bring thee the purest pure oil of the olives, and olive beaten with a pestle: that a for the light, to cause the lamp may to burn always, always.

27.21 In the tabernacle of the testimony, congregation without the veil that hangs vail, which is before the testimony. And testimony, Aaron and his sons shall order it, that it may give light from evening to morning before the Lord until the morning. It LORD: it shall be a perpetual observance throughout statute for ever unto their successions among generations on the behalf of the children of Israel.

Chapter 28

28.1 Take And take thou unto thee also Aaron thy brother with brother, and his sons, sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that they he may minister to unto me in the priest's office: office, even Aaron, Nadab, Nadab and Abiu, Eleazar, Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar. Ithamar, Aaron's sons.

28.2 And thou shalt make a holy vesture garments for Aaron, Aaron thy brother, brother for glory and for beauty.

28.3 And thou shalt speak to unto all the that are wise of heart, hearted, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron's vestments, in which garments to consecrate him, that he being consecrated, may minister to me. unto me in the priest's office.

28.4 And these shall be are the vestments that garments which they shall make: A rational make; a breastplate, and an ephod, and a tunic robe, and a strait linen garment, broidered coat, a mitre mitre, and a girdle. They girdle: and they shall make the holy vestments garments for thy brother Aaron thy brother, and his sons, that they he may do the office of priesthood minister unto me. me in the priest's office.

28.5 And they shall take gold, and violet, blue, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, scarlet, and fine linen.

28.6 And they shall make the ephod of gold, and violet, of blue, and of purple, and scarlet twice dyed, of scarlet, and fine twisted twined linen, embroidered with divers colours. cunning work.

28.7 It shall have the two edges shoulderpieces thereof joined in at the top on both sides, that they may two edges thereof; and so it shall be closed joined together.

28.8 The very workmanship also, and all And the variety curious girdle of the work, ephod, which is upon it, shall be of the same, according to the work thereof; even of gold, and violet, of blue, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, scarlet, and fine twisted twined linen.

28.9 And thou shalt take two onyx stones, and shalt grave on them the names of the children of Israel:

28.10 Six of their names on one stone, and the other six names of the rest on the other, other stone, according to the order of their birth.

28.11 With the work of an engraver, and engraver in stone, like the graving engravings of a jeweller, thou signet, shalt thou engrave them the two stones with the names of the children of Israel, Israel: thou shalt make them to be set in gold and compassed about: ouches of gold.

28.12 And thou shalt put them in both sides the two stones upon the shoulders of the ephod, a memorial ephod for stones of memorial unto the children of Israel. And Israel: and Aaron shall bear their names before the Lord LORD upon both shoulders, his two shoulders for a remembrance. memorial.

28.13 Thou And thou shalt make also hooks ouches of gold. gold;

28.14 And two little chains of pure gold at the purest gold, linked one to another, which thou ends; of wreathen work shalt put into thou make them, and fasten the hooks. wreathen chains to the ouches.

28.15 And thou shalt make the rational breastplate of judgment with embroidered work of divers colours, according to cunning work; after the workmanship work of the ephod, ephod thou shalt make it; of gold, violet, of blue, and of purple, and scarlet twice dyed, of scarlet, and of fine twisted linen. twined linen, shalt thou make it.

28.16 It shall be four square and doubled: Foursquare it shall be the measure of being doubled; a span both in shall be the length thereof, and in breadth. a span shall be the breadth thereof.

28.17 And thou shalt set in it settings of stones, even four rows of stones . In stones: the first row shall be a sardius stone, and sardius, a topaz, and an emerald: a carbuncle: this shall be the first row.

28.18 In And the second a carbuncle, row shall be an emerald, a sapphire, and a jasper: diamond.

28.19 In And the third row a ligurius, ligure, an agate, and an amethyst: amethyst.

28.20 In And the fourth row a chrysolite, beryl, and an onyx, and a beryl. They jasper: they shall be set in gold by in their rows. inclosings.

28.21 And they the stones shall have be with the names of the children of Israel: Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet; every one with twelve names his name shall they be engraved, each stone with the name of one according to the twelve tribes.

28.22 And thou shalt make on upon the rational chains, linked one to another, of breastplate chains at the purest gold: ends of wreathen work of pure gold.

28.23 And thou shalt make upon the breastplate two rings of gold, which thou and shalt put in the two ends at rings on the top two ends of the rational. breastplate.

28.24 And the golden chains thou shalt join to put the rings, that are two wreathen chains of gold in the two rings which are on the ends thereof. of the breastplate.

28.25 And the other two ends of the two wreathen chains themselves, thou shalt join together with fasten in the two hooks, ouches, and put them on both sides of the ephod, which is towards shoulderpieces of the rational. ephod before it.

28.26 Thou And thou shalt make also two rings of gold, which and thou shalt put in them upon the top parts two ends of the rational, breastplate in the borders that are over against border thereof, which is in the ephod, and look towards side of the back parts thereof. ephod inward.

28.27 Moreover also other And two other rings of gold, which are to be set gold thou shalt make, and shalt put them on each side the two sides of the ephod beneath, that looketh towards underneath, toward the nether joining, that forepart thereof, over against the rational may be fitted with other coupling thereof, above the ephod, curious girdle of the ephod.

28.28 And may be fastened they shall bind the breastplate by the rings thereof unto the rings of the ephod with a violet fillet, lace of blue, that the joining artificially wrought it may continue, and be above the rational curious girdle of the ephod, and that the ephod may not breastplate be not loosed one from the other. ephod.

28.29 And Aaron shall bear the names of the children of Israel in the rational breastplate of judgment upon his breast, heart, when he shall enter into goeth in unto the sanctuary, holy place, for a memorial before the Lord for ever. LORD continually.

28.30 And thou shalt put in the rational breastplate of judgment doctrine the Urim and truth, which the Thummim; and they shall be on upon Aaron's breast, heart, when he shall go goeth in before the Lord: LORD: and he Aaron shall bear the judgment of the children of Israel on upon his breast, in the sight of heart before the Lord always. LORD continually.

28.31 And thou shalt make the tunic robe of the ephod all of violet, blue.

28.32 In the midst whereof above And there shall be a an hole for in the head, and top of it, in the midst thereof: it shall have a border binding of woven work round about it woven, the hole of it, as is wont to be made in it were the outmost parts hole of garments, an habergeon, that it may not easily be broken. not rent.

28.33 And beneath at upon the feet hem of the same tunic, round about, it thou shalt make as it were pomegranates, pomegranates of violet, blue, and of purple, and scarlet twice dyed, with little of scarlet, round about the hem thereof; and bells set between: of gold between them round about:

28.34 So that there shall be a A golden bell and a pomegranate, and again another a golden bell and a pomegranate. pomegranate, upon the hem of the robe round about.

28.35 And Aaron it shall be vested with it in the office of upon Aaron to minister: and his ministry, that the sound may shall be heard, heard when he goeth in and cometh out of the sanctuary, in unto the sight of holy place before the Lord, LORD, and when he cometh out, that he may not die. die not.

28.36 Thou And thou shalt make also a plate of the purest gold: wherein thou shalt pure gold, and grave with engraver's work, Holy to upon it, like the Lord. engravings of a signet, HOLINESS TO THE LORD.

28.37 And thou shalt tie put it with on a violet fillet, and blue lace, that it shall may be upon the mitre,

28.38 Hanging over mitre; upon the forehead forefront of the high priest. mitre it shall be.

28.38 And Aaron it shall be upon Aaron's forehead, that Aaron may bear the iniquities iniquity of those the holy things, which the children of Israel have offered and sanctified, shall hallow in all their gifts holy gifts; and offerings. And the plate it shall be always on upon his forehead, that the Lord they may be well pleased with them. accepted before the LORD.

28.39 And thou shalt gird embroider the tunic with coat of fine linen, and thou shalt make a the mitre of fine linen mitre, linen, and a thou shalt make the girdle of embroidered work. needlework.

28.40 Moreover, And for the Aaron's sons of Aaron thou shalt prepare linen tunics, make coats, and girdles thou shalt make for them girdles, and mitres bonnets shalt thou make for them, for glory and beauty: for beauty.

28.41 And with all these things thou shalt vest put them upon Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him. And thou him; and shalt anoint them, and consecrate the hands of them all, them, and shalt sanctify them, that they may do the office of priesthood minister unto me. me in the priest's office.

28.42 Thou And thou shalt make also them linen breeches, breeches to cover the flesh of their nakedness, nakedness; from the reins to loins even unto the thighs: thighs they shall reach:

28.43 And Aaron they shall be upon Aaron, and upon his sons shall use them sons, when they shall go into come in unto the tabernacle of the testimony, congregation, or when they approach to come near unto the altar to minister in the sanctuary. lest being guilty of iniquity holy place; that they die. It bear not iniquity, and die: it shall be a law statute for ever to Aaron, unto him and to his seed after him.

Chapter 29

29.1 And this is the thing that thou shalt also do this, that they may be consecrated unto them to hallow them, to minister unto me in priesthood. Take a calf from the herd, priest's office: Take one young bullock, and two rams without blemish,

29.2 And unleavened bread, and a cake without leaven, cakes unleavened tempered with oil, and wafers also unleavened, unleavened anointed with oil: thou shalt make them all of wheaten flour. flour shalt thou make them.

29.3 And thou shalt put them in a into one basket, and offer them: and bring them in the calf basket, with the bullock and the two rams.

29.4 And thou shalt bring Aaron and his sons to thou shalt bring unto the door of the tabernacle of the testimony. And when thou hast washed the father congregation, and his sons shalt wash them with water, water.

29.5 Thou And thou shalt clothe take the garments, and put upon Aaron with his vestments, that is, with the linen garment coat, and the tunic, robe of the ephod, and the ephod ephod, and the rational, which thou shalt breastplate, and gird him with the girdle. curious girdle of the ephod:

29.6 And thou shalt put the mitre upon his head, and put the holy plate crown upon the mitre, mitre.

29.7 And thou Then shalt pour thou take the oil of unction anointing oil, and pour it upon his head: head, and by this rite shall he be consecrated. anoint him.

29.8 Thou And thou shalt bring his sons also, sons, and shalt put on them the linen tunics, and gird them with a girdle: coats upon them.

29.9 To wit, And thou shalt gird them with girdles, Aaron and his children, sons, and thou shalt put mitres upon them; the bonnets on them: and they the priest's office shall be priests to me by theirs for a perpetual ordinance. After statute: and thou shalt have consecrated their hands, consecrate Aaron and his sons.

29.10 Thou And thou shalt present also the calf cause a bullock to be brought before the tabernacle of the testimony. And congregation: and Aaron and his sons shall lay put their hands upon his head, the head of the bullock.

29.11 And thou shalt kill him in the sight of bullock before the Lord, beside LORD, by the door of the tabernacle of the testimony. congregation.

29.12 And taking some thou shalt take of the blood of the calf, thou shalt bullock, and put it upon the horns of the altar with thy finger, and the rest of pour all the blood thou shalt pour at beside the bottom thereof. of the altar.

29.13 Thou And thou shalt take also all the fat that covereth the entrails, inwards, and the caul of that is above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, and shalt offer a burn offering them upon the altar: altar.

29.14 But the flesh of the calf, bullock, and the hide his skin, and the his dung, thou shalt thou burn abroad, with fire without the camp, because camp: it is for sin. a sin offering.

29.15 Thou shalt take also take one ram, upon the head whereof ram; and Aaron and his sons shall lay put their hands. hands upon the head of the ram.

29.16 And when thou hast killed him, shalt slay the ram, and thou shalt take of the blood thereof, his blood, and pour sprinkle it round about upon the altar.

29.17 And thou shalt cut the ram in pieces, and having washed wash the inwards of him, and his entrails legs, and feet, thou shalt put them upon the flesh that is cut in unto his pieces, and upon unto his head.

29.18 And thou shalt offer burn the whole ram for a burnt offering upon the altar: it is an oblation to a burnt offering unto the Lord, LORD: it is a most sweet savour of the victim of savour, an offering made by fire unto the Lord. LORD.

29.19 Thou And thou shalt take also the other ram, upon whose head ram; and Aaron and his sons shall lay put their hands. hands upon the head of the ram.

29.20 And when thou hast sacrificed him, thou Then shalt thou kill the ram, and take of his blood, and put it upon the tip of the right ear of Aaron Aaron, and upon the tip of the right ear of his sons, and upon the thumbs thumb of their right hand, and upon the great toes toe of their right hand and foot, and thou shalt pour sprinkle the blood upon the altar round about.

29.21 And when thou hast taken shalt take of the blood that is upon the altar, and of the oil of unction, thou shalt anointing oil, and sprinkle Aaron it upon Aaron, and upon his vesture, garments, and upon his sons, and upon the garments of his sons with him: and their vestments. And after they he shall be hallowed, and their vestments are consecrated, his garments, and his sons, and his sons' garments with him.

29.22 Thou Also thou shalt take the fat of the ram, ram the fat and the rump, and the fat that covereth the lungs, inwards, and the caul of above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, and the right shoulder, because shoulder; for it is the a ram of consecration:

29.23 And one roll loaf of bread, a and one cake tempered with oil, a of oiled bread, and one wafer out of the basket of the unleavened bread, which bread that is set in the sight of before the Lord: LORD:

29.24 And thou shalt put all upon in the hands of Aaron Aaron, and in the hands of his sons, sons; and shalt sanctify wave them elevating for a wave offering before the Lord. LORD.

29.25 And thou shalt take all from receive them of their hands; hands, and shalt burn them upon the altar for a holocaust, burnt offering, for a most sweet savour in the sight of before the Lord, because LORD: it is his oblation. an offering made by fire unto the LORD.

29.26 Thou And thou shalt take also the breast of the ram, wherewith Aaron was consecrated, ram of Aaron's consecration, and elevating it thou shalt sanctify wave it for a wave offering before the Lord, LORD: and it shall fall to be thy share. part.

29.27 And thou shalt sanctify both the consecrated breast, breast of the wave offering, and the shoulder that thou didst separate of the ram, heave offering, which is waved, and which is heaved up, of the ram of the consecration, even of that which is for Aaron, and of that which is for his sons:

29.28 Wherewith Aaron was consecrated and his sons, and they And it shall fall to be Aaron's share, and his sons', sons' by a perpetual right statute for ever from the children of Israel: because they are the choicest for it is an heave offering: and it shall be an heave offering from the beginnings children of Israel of the sacrifice of their peace victims which they offer to offerings, even their heave offering unto the Lord. LORD.

29.29 And the holy vesture, which garments of Aaron shall use, be his sons shall have sons' after him, that they may to be anointed, anointed therein, and their hands to be consecrated in it. them.

29.30 He of his sons And that shall be appointed high son that is priest in his stead, and that stead shall enter put them on seven days, when he cometh into the tabernacle of the testimony congregation to minister in the sanctuary, shall wear it seven days. holy place.

29.31 And thou shalt take the ram of the consecration, and shalt boil the seethe his flesh thereof in the holy place: place.

29.32 And Aaron and his sons shall eat it. The loaves also, the flesh of the ram, and the bread that are is in the basket, they shall eat in basket by the entry door of the tabernacle of the testimony, congregation.

29.33 That it may be an atoning sacrifice, and the hands of And they shall eat those things wherewith the offerers may be sanctified. A atonement was made, to consecrate and to sanctify them: but a stranger shall not eat of them, thereof, because they are holy.

29.34 And if there remain ought of the consecrated flesh, flesh of the consecrations, or of the bread, till remain unto the morning, then thou shalt burn the remainder with fire: they it shall not be eaten, because they are sanctified. it is holy.

29.35 All that I have commanded thee, thou And thus shalt thou do unto Aaron Aaron, and to his sons. Seven sons, according to all things which I have commanded thee: seven days shalt thou consecrate their hands: them.

29.36 And thou shalt offer every day a calf bullock for a sin every day offering for expiation. And atonement: and thou shalt cleanse the altar altar, when thou hast offered the victim of expiation, made an atonement for it, and thou shalt anoint it it, to sanctify it.

29.37 Seven days shalt thou expiate shalt make an atonement for the altar altar, and sanctify it, it; and it shall be an altar most holy. Every one, that shall touch it, holy: whatsoever toucheth the altar shall be holy.

29.38 This Now this is what that which thou shalt sacrifice offer upon the altar: Two altar; two lambs of a the first year old every day continually, by day continually.

29.39 One The one lamb thou shalt offer in the morning, morning; and another in the evening. other lamb thou shalt offer at even:

29.40 With And with the one lamb a tenth part deal of flour tempered mingled with beaten oil, of the fourth part of a hin, an hin of beaten oil; and the fourth part of an hin of wine for libation of the same measure. a drink offering.

29.41 And the other lamb thou shalt offer in the evening, at even, and shalt do thereto according to the rite meat offering of the morning oblation, morning, and according to what we have said, the drink offering thereof, for a savour of sweetness: sweet savour, an offering made by fire unto the LORD.

29.42 It is This shall be a sacrifice to the Lord, by perpetual oblation unto continual burnt offering throughout your generations, generations at the door of the tabernacle of the testimony congregation before the Lord, LORD: where I will appoint meet you, to speak there unto thee.

29.43 And there will I command will meet with the children of Israel, and the altar tabernacle shall be sanctified by my glory.

29.44 And I will sanctify also the tabernacle of the testimony with the altar, congregation, and the altar: I will sanctify also both Aaron with and his sons, to do minister to me in the office of priesthood unto me. priest's office.

29.45 And I will dwell in the midst of among the children of Israel, and will be their God: God.

29.46 And they shall know that I am the Lord LORD their God, who have that brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, that I might abide may dwell among them, them: I am the Lord LORD their God.

Chapter 30

30.1 Thou And thou shalt make also an altar to burn incense, incense upon: of setim wood. shittim wood shalt thou make it.

30.2 It A cubit shall be the length thereof, and a cubit in length, and another in breadth, that is, four square, the breadth thereof; foursquare shall it be: and two in height. Horns cubits shall go out be the height thereof: the horns thereof shall be of the same.

30.3 And thou shalt overlay it with the purest pure gold, as well the grate top thereof, as and the walls sides thereof round about, and the horns. And horns thereof; and thou shalt make to unto it a crown of gold round about, about.

30.4 And two golden rings shalt thou make to it under the crown on either side, that of it, by the bars may be put into them, and two corners thereof, upon the altar two sides of it shalt thou make it; and they shall be carried. for places for the staves to bear it withal.

30.5 And thou shalt make the bars also staves of setim shittim wood, and shalt overlay them with gold.

30.6 And thou shalt set the altar over against put it before the veil, vail that hangeth before is by the ark of the testimony testimony, before the propitiatory wherewith the testimony mercy seat that is covered, over the testimony, where I will speak to meet with thee.

30.7 And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet smelling incense upon it in the morning. When every morning: when he shall dress dresseth the lamps, he shall burn it: incense upon it.

30.8 And when he shall place them in Aaron lighteth the evening, lamps at even, he shall burn an everlasting incense upon it, a perpetual incense before the Lord LORD throughout your generations.

30.9 You Ye shall not offer upon it no strange incense of another composition, thereon, nor oblation, and victim, burnt sacrifice, nor meat offering; neither shall you offer libations. ye pour drink offering thereon.

30.10 And Aaron shall pray make an atonement upon the horns thereof of it once in a year, year with the blood of that which was offered for sin; and the sin offering of atonements: once in the year shall he make atonement upon it in throughout your generations. It shall be generations: it is most holy to unto the Lord. LORD.

30.11 And the Lord spoke to LORD spake unto Moses, saying: saying,

30.12 When thou shalt take takest the sum of the children of Israel, according to Israel after their number, every one of them then shall they give every man a price ransom for their souls to his soul unto the Lord, and LORD, when thou numberest them; that there shall be no scourge plague among them, when they shall be reckoned. thou numberest them.

30.13 And this This they shall give, every one give that passeth at the naming, among them that are numbered, half a sicle according to shekel after the standard shekel of the temple. A sicle hath sanctuary: (a shekel is twenty obols. Half a sicle gerahs:) an half shekel shall be offered to the Lord. offering of the LORD.

30.14 He Every one that is counted in the number passeth among them that are numbered, from twenty years old and upwards, above, shall give an offering unto the price. LORD.

30.15 The rich man shall not add to half a sicle, give more, and the poor man shall diminish nothing. not give less than half a shekel, when they give an offering unto the LORD, to make an atonement for your souls.

30.16 And thou shalt take the atonement money received, which was contributed by of the children of Israel, thou and shalt deliver unto appoint it for the uses service of the tabernacle of the testimony, congregation; that it may be a memorial unto the children of them Israel before the Lord, and he may be merciful LORD, to their make an atonement for your souls.

30.17 And the Lord spoke to LORD spake unto Moses, saying: saying,

30.18 Thou shalt make also make a brazen laver with its of brass, and his foot also of brass, to wash in: withal: and thou shalt set put it between the tabernacle of the testimony congregation and the altar. And water being altar, and thou shalt put into it: water therein.

30.19 For Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet in it: thereat:

30.20 When they are going go into the tabernacle of the testimony, and congregation, they shall wash with water, that they die not; or when they are to come near to the altar, altar to offer on it incense minister, to burn offering made by fire unto the Lord, LORD:

30.21 Lest perhaps So they die. It shall wash their hands and their feet, that they die not: and it shall be an everlasting law a statute for ever to him, them, even to him and to his seed by successions. throughout their generations.

30.22 And Moreover the Lord spoke to LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

30.23 Saying: Take thou also unto thee principal spices, of principal and chosen pure myrrh five hundred sicles, shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much; that is, much, even two hundred and fifty sicles, shekels, and of sweet calamus in like manner two hundred and fifty, fifty shekels,

30.24 And of cassia five hundred sicles by shekels, after the weight shekel of the sanctuary, and of oil of olives the measure olive an hin:

30.25 And thou shalt make the holy it an oil of unction, holy ointment, an ointment compounded compound after the art of the perfumer, apothecary: it shall be an holy anointing oil.

30.26 And therewith thou shalt anoint the tabernacle of the testimony, congregation therewith, and the ark of the testament, testimony,

30.27 And the table with the vessels thereof, and all his vessels, and the candlestick and furniture thereof, his vessels, and the altars altar of incense,

30.28 And the altar of holocaust, and burnt offering with all the furniture that belongeth to his vessels, and the service of them. laver and his foot.

30.29 And thou shalt sanctify all, and them, that they shall may be most holy: he that shall touch whatsoever toucheth them shall be sanctified. holy.

30.30 Thou And thou shalt anoint Aaron and his sons, and shalt sanctify consecrate them, that they may do the office of priesthood minister unto me. me in the priest's office.

30.31 And thou shalt say to speak unto the children of Israel: Israel, saying, This oil of unction shall be an holy anointing oil unto me throughout your generations.

30.32 The Upon man's flesh of man shall it not be anointed therewith, and you poured, neither shall ye make none any other of like it, after the same composition, because composition of it: it is sanctified, holy, and it shall be holy unto you.

30.33 What man soever shall compound such, and shall give thereof to Whosoever compoundeth any like it, or whosoever putteth any of it upon a stranger, he shall even be cut off from his people.

30.34 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, Take unto thee sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, galbanum of sweet savour, and the clearest frankincense, all galbanum; these sweet spices with pure frankincense: of each shall there be of equal weight. a like weight:

30.35 And thou shalt make incense compounded by it a perfume, a confection after the work art of the perfumer, well apothecary, tempered together, and pure, pure and most worthy of sanctification. holy:

30.36 And when thou hast beaten all into very small powder, thou shalt set beat some of it very small, and put of it before the testimony in the tabernacle of the testimony, in the place congregation, where I will appear to thee. Most holy meet with thee: it shall this incense be unto you. you most holy.

30.37 You And as for the perfume which thou shalt make, ye shall not make such a to yourselves according to the composition for your own uses, because thereof: it is shall be unto thee holy to for the Lord. LORD.

30.38 What man soever Whosoever shall make the like, like unto that, to enjoy the smell thereof, he thereto, shall perish out of even be cut off from his people.

Chapter 31

31.1 And the Lord spoke to LORD spake unto Moses, saying: saying,

31.2 Behold, See, I have called by name Beseleel Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Juda, Judah:

31.3 And I have filled him with the spirit of God, with wisdom in wisdom, and in understanding, and knowledge in knowledge, and in all manner of work, workmanship,

31.4 To devise whatsoever may be artificially made of cunning works, to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass,

31.5 Of marble, and precious And in cutting of stones, to set them, and variety in carving of wood. timber, to work in all manner of workmanship.

31.6 And I, behold, I have given with him for his companion Ooliab, Aholiab, the son of Achisamech, Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan. And I have put wisdom Dan: and in the heart hearts of every skilful man, all that are wise hearted I have put wisdom, that they may make all things which that I have commanded thee, thee;

31.7 The tabernacle of the covenant, congregation, and the ark of the testimony, and the propitiatory, mercy seat that is over it, thereupon, and all the vessels furniture of the tabernacle,

31.8 And the table and the vessels thereof, his furniture, and the most pure candlestick with the vessels thereof, all his furniture, and the altars altar of incense,

31.9 And the altar of holocaust, and burnt offering with all their vessels, his furniture, and the laver with its and his foot,

31.10 The holy vestments in And the ministry cloths of service, and the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and for the garments of his sons, that they may execute their office, about to minister in the sacred things: priest's office,

31.11 The oil of unction, and And the anointing oil, and sweet incense of spices in for the sanctuary, holy place: according to all things which that I have commanded thee, thee shall they make. do.

31.12 And the Lord spoke to LORD spake unto Moses, saying: saying,

31.13 Speak to thou also unto the children of Israel, and thou shalt say to them: See that you keep saying, Verily my sabbath; because sabbaths ye shall keep: for it is a sign between me and you in throughout your generations generations; that you ye may know that I am the Lord, who LORD that doth sanctify you.

31.14 Ye shall keep you my sabbath: the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you: he every one that shall profane it, defileth it shall surely be put to death: he that shall do for whosoever doeth any work in it, his therein, that soul shall perish out of the midst of be cut off from among his people.

31.15 Six days shall you do work: may work be done; but in the seventh day is the sabbath, the rest sabbath of rest, holy to the Lord. Every one that shall do LORD: whosoever doeth any work on this in the sabbath day, he shall die. surely be put to death.

31.16 Let Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, and celebrate it in to observe the sabbath throughout their generations. It is an everlasting covenant generations, for a perpetual covenant.

31.17 Between It is a sign between me and the children of Israel, and a perpetual sign. For Israel for ever: for in six days the Lord LORD made heaven and earth, and in on the seventh day he ceased from work. rested, and was refreshed.

31.18 And the Lord, he gave unto Moses, when he had ended these words in Mount made an end of communing with him upon mount Sinai, gave to Moses two stone tables of testimony, tables of stone, written with the finger of God.

Chapter 32

32.1 And when the people seeing saw that Moses delayed to come down from out of the mount, gathering the people gathered themselves together against unto Aaron, said: Arise, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, that may which shall go before us: For us; for as to for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we know wot not what has befallen is become of him.

32.2 And Aaron said to them: Take unto them, Break off the golden earrings from earrings, which are in the ears of your wives, and of your sons sons, and of your daughters, and bring them to unto me.

32.3 And all the people did what he had commanded, bringing brake off the golden earrings to which were in their ears, and brought them unto Aaron.

32.4 And when he had received them, he fashioned them by founders' work, at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made of them it a molten calf. And calf: and they said: said, These are be thy gods, O Israel, that have which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

32.5 And when Aaron saw this, it, he built an altar before it, it; and Aaron made proclamation by a crier's voice, saying proclamation, and said, To morrow is the solemnity of a feast to the Lord. LORD.

32.6 And rising in the morning, they rose up early on the morrow, and offered holocausts, burnt offerings, and brought peace victims, offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and they rose up to play.

32.7 And the Lord spoke to LORD said unto Moses, saying: Go, get thee down: down; for thy people, which thou hast brought broughtest out of the land of Egypt, hath sinned. have corrupted themselves:

32.8 They have turned aside quickly strayed from out of the way which thou didst shew I commanded them: and they have made to themselves them a molten calf, and have adored worshipped it, and sacrificing victims to it, have said: sacrificed thereunto, and said, These are be thy gods, O Israel, that which have brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

32.9 And again the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, I see that have seen this people people, and, behold, it is stiffnecked: a stiffnecked people:

32.10 Let Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may be kindled wax hot against them, and that I may destroy them, consume them: and I will make of thee a great nation.

32.11 But And Moses besought the Lord LORD his God, saying: Why, O Lord, is and said, LORD, why doth thy indignation enkindled wrath wax hot against thy people, whom which thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt, Egypt with great power, and with a mighty hand?

32.12 Let not Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, I beseech thee: He craftily brought For mischief did he bring them out, that he might kill to slay them in the mountains, and destroy to consume them from the earth: let face of the earth? Turn from thy anger cease, fierce wrath, and be appeased upon the wickedness repent of this evil against thy people.

32.13 Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, thy servants, to whom thou sworest swarest by thy thine own self, saying: and saidst unto them, I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven: heaven, and all this whole land that I have spoken of, I of will I give to unto your seed, and you they shall possess inherit it for ever: ever.

32.14 And the Lord was appeased from doing LORD repented of the evil which he had spoken against thought to do unto his people.

32.15 And Moses returned turned, and went down from the mount, carrying and the two tables of the testimony were in his hand, hand: the tables were written on both sides, their sides; on the one side and on the other were they written.

32.16 And made by the tables were the work of God; God, and the writing also of God was the writing of God, graven in upon the tables.

32.17 And Josue hearing when Joshua heard the noise of the people shout. ing, as they shouted, he said to Moses: The unto Moses, There is a noise of battle is heard war in the camp.

32.18 But And he answered: said, It is not the cry voice of men encouraging to fight, nor the them that shout for mastery, neither is it the voice of men compelling to flee: them that cry for being overcome: but I hear the voice noise of singers. them that sing do I hear.

32.19 And when it came to pass, as soon as he came nigh to unto the camp, that he saw the calf, and the dances: dancing: and being very angry, Moses' anger waxed hot, and he threw cast the tables out of his hand, hands, and broke brake them at the foot of beneath the mount: mount.

32.20 And laying hold of he took the calf which they had made, he and burnt it, it in the fire, and beat ground it to powder, which he strewed into and strawed it upon the water, and gave thereof to made the children of Israel to drink. drink of it.

32.21 And he Moses said to Aaron: unto Aaron, What has did this people done to unto thee, that thou shouldst bring upon them hast brought so great a most heinous sin? sin upon them?

32.22 And he answered him: Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord be offended; for wax hot: thou knowest this the people, that they are prone to evil. set on mischief.

32.23 They For they said to me: make unto me, Make us gods, that may which shall go before us; us: for as to for this Moses, who the man that brought us forth up out of the land of Egypt, we know wot not what is befallen become of him.

32.24 And I said to them: Which of you unto them, Whosoever hath any gold? and gold, let them break it off. So they took and brought gave it to me; and me: then I cast it into the fire, and this calf there came out. out this calf.

32.25 And when Moses saw that the people were naked, naked; (for Aaron had stripped them by occasion of the shame of the filth, and had set made them naked unto their shame among their enemies) enemies:)

32.26 Then standing Moses stood in the gate of the camp, he said: If any man be and said, Who is on the Lord's side, LORD's side? let him join with come unto me. And all the sons of Levi gathered themselves together unto him: him.

32.27 And he said to them: unto them, Thus saith the Lord LORD God of Israel: Israel, Put every man his sword upon by his thigh: go, side, and return go in and out from gate to gate through the midst of throughout the camp, and let slay every man kill his brother, and friend, every man his companion, and every man his neighbour.

32.28 And the sons children of Levi did according to the words word of Moses, Moses: and there were slain fell of the people that day about three and twenty thousand men.

32.29 And For Moses said: You have consecrated your hands this day had said, Consecrate yourselves today to the Lord, LORD, even every man in upon his son son, and in upon his brother, brother; that he may bestow upon you a blessing may be given to you. this day.

32.30 And when it came to pass on the next day was come, morrow, that Moses spoke to said unto the people: You people, Ye have sinned a very great sin: and now I will go up to unto the Lord, if by any means LORD; peradventure I may be able to entreat him shall make an atonement for your crime. sin.

32.31 And returning to Moses returned unto the Lord, he said: I beseech thee: LORD, and said, Oh, this people hath have sinned a heinous great sin, and they have made to themselves them gods of gold: either forgive them this trespass, gold.

32.32 Or Yet now, if thou do wilt forgive their sin--; and if not, strike me blot me, I pray thee, out of the thy book that which thou hast written.

32.33 And the Lord answered him: He that LORD said unto Moses, Whosoever hath sinned against me, him will I strike blot out of my book: book.

32.34 But go thou, and Therefore now go, lead this the people whither unto the place of which I have told spoken unto thee: my angel behold, mine Angel shall go before thee. And I thee: nevertheless in the day of revenge when I visit I will visit this their sin also of theirs. upon them.

32.35 The Lord therefore struck And the people for LORD plagued the guilt, on occasion of people, because they made the calf calf, which Aaron had made.

Chapter 33

33.1 And the Lord spoke to LORD said unto Moses, saying: Go, get thee Depart, and go up from this place, hence, thou and thy the people which thou hast brought up out of the land of Egypt, into unto the land concerning which I swore to sware unto Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, saying: To saying, Unto thy seed I will I give it:

33.2 And I will send an angel before thee, that thee; and I may cast will drive out the Chanaanite, and Canaanite, the Amorrhite, Amorite, and the Hethite, Hittite, and the Pherezite, and Perizzite, the Hevite, Hivite, and the Jebusite, Jebusite:

33.3 That thou mayst enter into the Unto a land that floweth flowing with milk and honey. For honey: for I will not go up with thee, because in the midst of thee; for thou art a stiffnecked people; people: lest I destroy consume thee in the way.

33.4 And when the people hearing heard these very bad evil tidings, they mourned: and no man did put on him his ornaments according to custom. ornaments.

33.5 And For the Lord LORD had said to Moses: unto Moses, Say to unto the children of Israel: Thou art Israel, Ye are a stiffnecked people, once people: I shall will come up in into the midst of thee, thee in a moment, and shall destroy thee. Now presently lay aside consume thee: therefore now put off thy ornaments, ornaments from thee, that I may know what to do to unto thee.

33.6 So And the children of Israel laid aside stripped themselves of their ornaments by Mount the mount Horeb.

33.7 And Moses also taking took the tabernacle, and pitched it without the camp camp, afar off, off from the camp, and called it the name thereof, The tabernacle Tabernacle of the covenant. congregation. And all the people, it came to pass, that had any question, every one which sought the LORD went forth to out unto the tabernacle of the covenant, congregation, which was without the camp.

33.8 And it came to pass, when Moses went forth to out unto the tabernacle, that all the people rose up, and every one stood in the door of every man at his pavilion, tent door, and they beheld the back of looked after Moses, till until he went was gone into the tabernacle.

33.9 And when he was gone it came to pass, as Moses entered into the tabernacle of the covenant, tabernacle, the cloudy pillar of the cloud came down, descended, and stood at the door, door of the tabernacle, and he spoke the Lord talked with Moses.

33.10 And all the people saw that the cloudy pillar of the cloud stood stand at the door of the tabernacle. And they stood tabernacle door: and worshipped at all the doors of their tent. people rose up and worshipped, every man in his tent door.

33.11 And the Lord spoke to LORD spake unto Moses face to face, as a man is wont to speak to speaketh unto his friend. And when he returned turned again into the camp, camp: but his servant Josue, Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, departed not from out of the tabernacle.

33.12 And Moses said to unto the Lord: Thou commandest me to lead forth LORD, See, thou sayest unto me, Bring up this people; people: and thou dost hast not let me know whom thou wilt send with me, especially whereas me. Yet thou hast said: said, I know thee by name, and thou hast also found favour grace in my sight.

33.13 If therefore Now therefore, I pray thee, if I have found favour grace in thy sight, shew me now thy face, way, that I may know thee, and that I may find grace before thy eyes: look upon in thy people sight: and consider that this nation. nation is thy people.

33.14 And the Lord said: he said, My face presence shall go before with thee, and I will give thee rest.

33.15 And Moses said: he said unto him, If thou thyself dost not thy presence go before, bring not with me, carry us not out of this place. up hence.

33.16 For how wherein shall we it be able to know, known here that I and thy people, that we people have found grace in thy sight, unless sight? is it not in that thou walk goest with us, that us? so shall we may be glorified by separated, I and thy people, from all the people that dwell are upon the earth? face of the earth.

33.17 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: This word also, which unto Moses, I will do this thing also that thou hast spoken, will I do; spoken: for thou hast found grace before me, in my sight, and thee I have known know thee by name.

33.18 And he said: Shew said, I beseech thee, shew me thy glory.

33.19 He answered: And he said, I will shew thee make all good, my goodness pass before thee, and I will proclaim in the name of the Lord LORD before thee: thee; and will be gracious to whom I will have be gracious, and will shew mercy on whom I will, and I will be merciful to whom it shall please me. shew mercy.

33.20 And again he said: said, Thou canst not see my face: for man there shall not no man see me, and live.

33.21 And again he said: Behold the LORD said, Behold, there is a place with by me, and thou shalt stand upon the rock. a rock:

33.22 And when my glory it shall come to pass, while my glory passeth by, that I will set put thee in a hole clift of the rock, and protect will cover thee with my righthand till hand while I pass: pass by:

33.23 And I will take away my mine hand, and thou shalt see my back parts: but my face thou canst shall not see. be seen.

Chapter 34

34.1 And after this he said: the LORD said unto Moses, Hew thee two tables of stone like unto the former, first: and I will write upon them these tables the words, which words that were in the first tables, which thou brokest. brakest.

34.2 Be And be ready in the morning, that thou mayst forthwith go and come up into Mount in the morning unto mount Sinai, and thou shalt stand with present thyself there to me upon in the top of the mount.

34.3 Let And no man go shall come up with thee, and neither let not any man be seen throughout all the mount; neither let the oxen flocks nor the sheep herds feed over against it. before that mount.

34.4 Then And he cut out hewed two tables of stone, such as had been before; stone like unto the first; and rising very Moses rose up early he in the morning, and went up into the Mount unto mount Sinai, as the Lord LORD had commanded him, carrying with him and took in his hand the tables. two tables of stone.

34.5 And when the Lord was come down LORD descended in a the cloud, Moses and stood with him, calling upon him there, and proclaimed the name of the Lord. LORD.

34.6 And when he the LORD passed by before him, he said: O the Lord, the Lord and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, patient longsuffering, and of much compassion, abundant in goodness and true, truth,

34.7 Who keepest Keeping mercy unto thousands: who takest away iniquity, for thousands, forgiving iniquity and wickedness, transgression and sin, and that will by no man of himself is innocent before thee. Who renderest means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers to upon the children, and to upon the grandchildren children's children, unto the third and to the fourth generation.

34.8 And Moses making made haste, and bowed down prostrate unto his head toward the earth, and adoring, worshipped.

34.9 Said: And he said, If now I have found grace in thy sight, O Lord, LORD, let my LORD, I beseech thee that thou wilt pray thee, go with us, (for among us; for it is a stiffnecked people) people; and take away pardon our iniquities iniquity and our sin, and possess us. take us for thine inheritance.

34.10 The Lord answered: And he said, Behold, I will make a covenant in the sight of all, covenant: before all thy people I will do signs marvels, such as were never seen upon have not been done in all the earth, nor in any nations; that this people, in nation: and all the midst of whom people among which thou art, may art shall see the terrible work of the Lord which LORD: for it is a terrible thing that I will do. do with thee.

34.11 Observe all things thou that which this day I command thee: thee this day: behold, I myself will drive out before thy face thee the Amorrhite, Amorite, and the Chanaanite, Canaanite, and the Hethite, Hittite, and the Pherezite, Perizzite, and the Hevite, Hivite, and the Jebusite.

34.12 Beware Take heed to thyself, lest thou never join in friendship make a covenant with the inhabitants of that land, which may the land whither thou goest, lest it be thy ruin: for a snare in the midst of thee:

34.13 But ye shall destroy their altars, break their statues images, and cut down their groves:

34.14 Adore not any strange god. The Lord his For thou shalt worship no other god: for the LORD, whose name is jealous, he Jealous, is a jealous God. God:

34.15 Make no Lest thou make a covenant with the men inhabitants of those countries; lest, when the land, and they have committed fornication with go a whoring after their gods, and have adored do sacrifice unto their idols, some gods, and one call thee to thee, and thou eat of the things sacrificed. his sacrifice;

34.16 Neither shalt And thou take of their daughters a wife for unto thy son, lest sons, and their daughters go a whoring after they themselves have committed fornication, they their gods, and make thy sons also to commit fornication with go a whoring after their gods.

34.17 Thou shalt not make to thyself any thee no molten gods.

34.18 Thou shalt keep the The feast of the unleavened bread. bread shalt thou keep. Seven days shalt thou shalt eat unleavened bread, as I commanded thee thee, in the time of the month of the new corn: Abib: for in the month of the spring time Abib thou camest out from Egypt.

34.19 All of the male kind that openeth the womb, shall be mine. Of all beasts; both of oxen matrix is mine; and of every firstling among thy cattle, whether ox or sheep, it shall be mine. that is male.

34.20 The But the firstling of an ass thou shalt redeem with a sheep: but lamb: and if thou wilt not give a price for it, it shall be slain. The redeem him not, then shalt thou break his neck. All the firstborn of thy sons thou shalt redeem: neither shalt thou redeem. And none shall appear before me empty.

34.21 Six days shalt thou shalt work, but on the seventh day thou shalt cease to plough rest: in earing time and to reap. in harvest thou shalt rest.

34.22 Thou And thou shalt keep observe the feast of weeks with the firstfruits weeks, of the corn firstfruits of thy wheat harvest, and the feast when the time of ingathering at the year returneth that all things are laid in. year's end.

34.23 Three times Thrice in the year all thy males shall all your menchildren appear in the sight of before the almighty Lord LORD God, the God of Israel.

34.24 For when I shall have taken away will cast out the nations from thy face, before thee, and shall have enlarged enlarge thy borders, no man borders: neither shall lie in wait against any man desire thy land land, when thou shalt go up, and up to appear in the sight of before the Lord LORD thy God thrice in a the year.

34.25 Thou shalt not offer the blood of my sacrifice upon with leaven; neither shall there remain in the morning any thing sacrifice of the victim feast of the solemnity of passover be left unto the Phase. morning.

34.26 The first of the fruits firstfruits of thy ground land thou shalt offer in bring unto the house of the Lord LORD thy God. Thou shalt not boil seethe a kid in the milk of his dam. mother's milk.

34.27 And the Lord LORD said to Moses: unto Moses, Write thee thou these words, by which words: for after the tenor of these words I have made a covenant both with thee and with Israel.

34.28 And he was there with the Lord LORD forty days and forty nights: nights; he did neither ate bread eat bread, nor drank water, and drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the ten words of the covenant. covenant, the ten commandments.

34.29 And it came to pass, when Moses came down from the Mount Sinai, he held mount Sinai with the two tables of the testimony, and testimony in Moses' hand, when he knew came down from the mount, that Moses wist not that his face was horned from the conversation skin of the Lord. his face shone while he talked with him.

34.30 And when Aaron and all the children of Israel seeing saw Moses, behold, the face skin of Moses horned, his face shone; and they were afraid to come near. nigh him.

34.31 And being Moses called by him, they returned, both unto them; and Aaron and all the rulers of the congregation. And after that he spoke to them, congregation returned unto him: and Moses talked with them.

34.32 And afterward all the children of Israel came to him: nigh: and he gave them in commandment all that he had heard of the Lord on Mount LORD had spoken with him in mount Sinai.

34.33 And having till Moses had done speaking, speaking with them, he put a veil upon vail on his face.

34.34 But when he Moses went in to before the Lord, and spoke LORD to speak with him, he took it away the vail off, until he came forth, and then out. And he spoke to came out, and spake unto the children of Israel all things that had been commanded him. which he was commanded.

34.35 And they the children of Israel saw that the face of Moses, that the skin of Moses' face shone: and Moses when he came out was horned, but he covered put the vail upon his face again, if at any time until he spoke went in to them. speak with him.

Chapter 35

35.1 And Moses gathered all the multitude congregation of the children of Israel being gathered together, he and said to them: unto them, These are the things words which the Lord LORD hath commanded to be done: commanded, that ye should do them.

35.2 Six days you shall do work; work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you an holy unto you, the day, a sabbath and the rest of rest to the Lord: he that shall do any LORD: whosoever doeth work on it, therein shall be put to death.

35.3 You Ye shall kindle no fire in any of throughout your habitations on upon the sabbath day.

35.4 And Moses said to spake unto all the assembly congregation of the children of Israel: Israel, saying, This is the word thing which the Lord hath LORD commanded, saying: saying,

35.5 Set aside with Take ye from among you firstfruits to an offering unto the Lord. Let every one that LORD: whosoever is willing and hath of a ready willing heart, offer them to let him bring it, an offering of the Lord: LORD; gold, and silver, and brass,

35.6 Violet And blue, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' hair,

35.7 And rams' skins dyed red, and violet coloured badgers' skins, setim and shittim wood,

35.8 And oil to maintain lights, for the light, and to make ointment, spices for anointing oil, and most for the sweet incense,

35.9 Onyx And onyx stones, and precious stones, stones to be set for the adorning of the ephod ephod, and for the rational. breastplate.

35.10 Whosoever of And every wise hearted among you is wise, let him shall come, and make all that which the Lord LORD hath commanded: commanded;

35.11 To wit, the The tabernacle, and the roof thereof, his tent, and the cover, the rings, his covering, his taches, and the board-work with the his boards, his bars, the pillars his pillars, and the sockets: his sockets,

35.12 The ark ark, and the staves, staves thereof, with the propitiatory, mercy seat, and the veil that is drawn before it: vail of the covering,

35.13 The table with the bars table, and the his staves, and all his vessels, and the loaves of proposition: shewbread,

35.14 The candlestick to bear up the lights, also for the vessels thereof light, and the lamps, his furniture, and his lamps, with the oil for the nourishing of fires: light,

35.15 The altar of incense, and And the bars, incense altar, and his staves, and the oil of unction, anointing oil, and the incense of spices: sweet incense, and the hanging at for the door at the entering in of the tabernacle: tabernacle,

35.16 The altar of holocaust, and its grate of brass, burnt offering, with the bars his brasen grate, his staves, and vessels thereof: all his vessels, the laver and its foot: his foot,

35.17 The curtains hangings of the court, with the pillars his pillars, and the their sockets, and the hanging in for the doors door of the entry. court,

35.18 The pins of the tabernacle, and the pins of the court, with and their little cords: cords,

35.19 The vestments that are cloths of service, to be used do service in the ministry of the sanctuary, holy place, the vesture of holy garments for Aaron the high priest, and the garments of his sons, to do minister in the office of priesthood to me. priest's office.

35.20 And all the multitude congregation of the children of Israel going out departed from the presence of Moses, Moses.

35.21 Offered firstfruits to the Lord with a most ready And they came, every one whose heart stirred him up, and devout mind, every one whom his spirit made willing, and they brought the LORD's offering to make the work of the tabernacle of the testimony. Whatever was necessary to the service congregation, and to for all his service, and for the holy vestments, garments.

35.22 Both And they came, both men and women gave bracelets women, as many as were willing hearted, and brought bracelets, and earrings, rings and tablets: rings, and tablets, all jewels of gold: and every vessel man that offered offered an offering of gold was set aside to be offered to unto the Lord. LORD.

35.23 If any man had violet, And every man, with whom was found blue, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, scarlet, and fine linen linen, and goats' hair, ramskins dyed red, and violet coloured red skins of rams, and badgers' skins, brought them.

35.24 Metal Every one that did offer an offering of silver and brass, they offered it to brass brought the Lord, LORD's offering: and setim every man, with whom was found shittim wood for divers uses. any work of the service, brought it.

35.25 The skilful And all the women also gave such things as that were wise hearted did spin with their hands, and brought that which they had spun, violet, both of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, and of fine linen, linen.

35.26 And goats' hair, giving all of their own accord. the women whose heart stirred them up in wisdom spun goats' hair.

35.27 But And the princes offered rulers brought onyx stones, and precious stones, stones to be set, for the ephod ephod, and for the rational, breastplate;

35.28 And spices spice, and oil for the lights, light, and for the preparing of ointment, anointing oil, and to make for the incense of most sweet savour. incense.

35.29 All, both men and women, with devout mind offered gifts, that The children of Israel brought a willing offering unto the works might be done LORD, every man and woman, whose heart made them willing to bring for all manner of work, which the Lord LORD had commanded to be made by the hand of Moses. All the children of Israel dedicated voluntary offerings to the Lord.

35.30 And Moses said to unto the children of Israel: Behold, Israel, See, the Lord LORD hath called by name Beseleel, Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Juda, Judah;

35.31 And he hath filled him with the spirit of God, with wisdom and in wisdom, in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all learning, manner of workmanship;

35.32 To And to devise and curious works, to work in gold gold, and silver in silver, and in brass,

35.33 And in engraving the cutting of stones, to set them, and in carpenters' carving of wood, to make any manner of cunning work. Whatsoever can be devised artificially,

35.34 He And he hath given put in his heart: Ooliab also, heart that he may teach, both he, and Aholiab, the son of Achisamech, Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan: Dan.

35.35 Both of them Them hath he instructed filled with wisdom, wisdom of heart, to do carpenters' work all manner of work, of the engraver, and tapestry, of the cunning workman, and embroidery of the embroiderer, in blue blue, and in purple, and scarlet twice dyed, in scarlet, and in fine linen, and to weave all things, of the weaver, even of them that do any work, and to invent all new things. of those that devise cunning work.

Chapter 36

36.1 Beseleel therefore, Then wrought Bezaleel and Ooliab, Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, to in whom the Lord gave LORD put wisdom and understanding, understanding to know how to work artificially, made the things that are necessary all manner of work for the uses service of the sanctuary, and which according to all that the Lord LORD had commanded.

36.2 And when Moses had called them, Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every skilful wise hearted man, to whom in whose heart the Lord LORD had given put wisdom, and such as of their own accord had offered themselves even every one whose heart stirred him up to the making of come unto the work, work to do it:

36.3 He delivered And they received of Moses all the offerings of offering, which the children of Israel unto them. And while they were earnest about had brought for the work, work of the people daily in service of the morning offered their vows. sanctuary, to make it withal. And they brought yet unto him free offerings every morning.

36.4 Whereupon And all the workmen being constrained to come, wise men, that wrought all the work of the sanctuary, came every man from his work which they made;

36.5 Said to Moses: And they spake unto Moses, saying, The people offereth bring much more than is necessary. enough for the service of the work, which the LORD commanded to make.

36.6 And Moses therefore commanded proclamation gave commandment, and they caused it to be made by proclaimed throughout the crier's voice: camp, saying, Let neither man nor woman offer make any more work for the work offering of the sanctuary. And so they ceased So the people were restrained from offering gifts, bringing.

36.7 Because For the things that were offered did suffice, stuff they had was sufficient for all the work to make it, and were too much.

36.8 And all the men that were every wise of heart, to accomplish hearted man among them that wrought the work of the tabernacle, tabernacle made ten curtains of twisted fine twined linen, and violet, blue, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, scarlet: with varied work, and the art cherubims of embroidering: cunning work made he them.

36.9 The length of one curtain was twenty-eight twenty and eight cubits, and the breadth four: all of one curtain four cubits: the curtains were all of the same one size.

36.10 And he joined coupled the five curtains, curtains one to another, unto another: and the other five curtains he coupled one to unto another.

36.11 He And he made also loops of violet in blue on the edge of one curtain on both sides, and from the selvedge in the edge of coupling: likewise he made in the other curtain uttermost side of another curtain, in like manner, the coupling of the second.

36.12 That the Fifty loops might meet made he in one against another, curtain, and might be joined each with fifty loops made he in the other. edge of the curtain which was in the coupling of the second: the loops held one curtain to another.

36.13 Whereupon also And he cast made fifty rings taches of gold, that might catch and coupled the loops of curtains one unto another with the curtains, and they might be made taches: so it became one tabernacle.

36.14 He And he made also eleven curtains of goats' hair, to cover hair for the roof of tent over the tabernacle: eleven curtains he made them.

36.15 One The length of one curtain was thirty cubits long, cubits, and four cubits broad: all was the breadth of one curtain: the eleven curtains were of one measure. size.

36.16 Five of which And he joined apart, coupled five curtains by themselves, and the other six apart. curtains by themselves.

36.17 And he made fifty loops in upon the uttermost edge of one curtain, the curtain in the coupling, and fifty in loops made he upon the edge of another curtain, that they might be joined one to another. the curtain which coupleth the second.

36.18 And he made fifty buckles taches of brass wherewith to couple the roof might be knit tent together, that of all the curtains there it might be made one covering. one.

36.19 He And he made also a cover covering for the tabernacle tent of rams' skins dyed red; red, and another cover over that a covering of violet skins. badgers' skins above that.

36.20 He And he made also the boards of for the tabernacle of setim wood standing. shittim wood, standing up.

36.21 The length of one a board was ten cubits; cubits, and the breadth was of a board one cubit and a half.

36.22 There were One board had two mortises throughout every board, that tenons, equally distant one might be joined to the other. And in this manner from another: thus did he made make for all the boards of the tabernacle.

36.23 Of which And he made boards for the tabernacle; twenty were at boards for the south side southward, southward:

36.24 With And forty sockets of silver, silver he made under the twenty boards; two sockets were put under one board on the for his two sides of the corners, where the mortises of the sides end in the corners. tenons, and two sockets under another board for his two tenons.

36.25 At that And for the other side also of the tabernacle, that looketh towards which is toward the north, north corner, he made twenty boards,

36.26 With And their forty sockets of silver, silver; two sockets for every under one board, and two sockets under another board.

36.27 But against And for the west, to wit, at that side sides of the tabernacle, which looketh to the sea, tabernacle westward he made six boards, boards.

36.28 And two others at each corner boards made he for the corners of the tabernacle behind: in the two sides.

36.29 Which And they were also joined from beneath unto the top, coupled beneath, and went coupled together into at the head thereof, to one joint. Thus ring: thus he did on to both sides at of them in both the corners: corners.

36.30 So And there were in all eight boards, boards; and they had their sockets were sixteen sockets of silver, to wit, two sockets under every board. board two sockets.

36.31 He And he made also bars of setim wood, shittim wood; five to hold together for the boards of the one side of the tabernacle,

36.32 And five others to join together bars for the boards of the other side; side of the tabernacle, and besides these, five other bars at for the west side boards of the tabernacle towards for the sea. sides westward.

36.33 He And he made also another bar, that might come by the midst of middle bar to shoot through the boards from corner the one end to corner. the other.

36.34 And the boards themselves he overlaid the boards with gold casting for them sockets of silver. And gold, and made their rings he made of gold, through which the bars might gold to be drawn: places for the bars, and he covered overlaid the bars themselves with plates of gold.

36.35 He And he made also a veil vail of violet, blue, and purple, scarlet and fine twisted linen, varied scarlet, and distinguished fine twined linen: with embroidery: cherubims made he it of cunning work.

36.36 And he made thereunto four pillars of setim shittim wood, which and overlaid them with gold: their heads hooks were of gold; and he overlaid with gold, casting cast for them four sockets of silver.

36.37 He And he made also a an hanging in the entry of for the tabernacle door of violet, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twisted twined linen, with the work of an embroiderer. needlework;

36.38 And the five pillars of it with their heads, which hooks: and he covered with gold, overlaid their chapiters and their fillets with gold: but their five sockets he cast were of brass.

Chapter 37

37.1 And Beseleel Bezaleel made also, the ark of setim shittim wood: it was two cubits and a half in length, was the length of it, and a cubit and a half in breadth, and the height was breadth of one cubit it, and a half: cubit and a half the height of it:

37.2 And he overlaid it with the purest pure gold within and without.

37.2 And he without, and made to it a crown of gold to it round about, about.

37.3 Casting And he cast for it four rings of gold at gold, to be set by the four corners thereof: of it; even two rings in upon the one side, side of it, and two in rings upon the other. other side of it.

37.4 And he made bars staves of setim shittim wood, which he and overlaid them with gold, gold.

37.5 And he put them the staves into the rings that were at by the sides of the ark ark, to carry it. bear the ark.

37.6 He And he made also the propitiatory, that is, the oracle, mercy seat of the purest gold, pure gold: two cubits and a half in length, was the length thereof, and a one cubit and a half in breadth. the breadth thereof.

37.7 Two And he made two cherubims also of beaten gold, which beaten out of one piece made he set them, on the two sides ends of the propitiatory: mercy seat;

37.8 One cherub in on the top of one end on this side, and the other another cherub in the top of on the other end on that side: two out of the mercy seat made he the cherubims at on the two ends of the propitiatory, thereof.

37.9 Spreading And the cherubims spread out their wings, wings on high, and covering covered with their wings over the propitiatory, and looking mercy seat, with their faces one towards to another; even to the other, and towards it. mercy seatward were the faces of the cherubims.

37.10 He And he made also the table of setim wood, in length shittim wood: two cubits, cubits was the length thereof, and in a cubit the breadth one cubit, thereof, and in height it was a cubit and a half. half the height thereof:

37.11 And he overlaid it with the finest pure gold, and he made to it thereunto a golden ledge crown of gold round about, about.

37.12 And to the ledge itself Also he made thereunto a polished crown of gold, border of four fingers breadth, an handbreadth round about; and upon made a crown of gold for the same another golden crown. border thereof round about.

37.13 And he cast for it four rings of gold, which he and put in the rings upon the four corners at each foot of that were in the table, four feet thereof.

37.14 Over against the crown: and he put border were the bars into them, that rings, the table might be carried. places for the staves to bear the table.

37.15 The bars also themselves And he made the staves of setim shittim wood, and overlaid them with gold. gold, to bear the table.

37.16 And he made the vessels for the divers uses of which were upon the table, his dishes, bowls, and cups, his spoons, and censers his bowls, and his covers to cover withal, of pure gold, wherein the libations are to be offered. gold.

37.17 He And he made also the candlestick of pure gold: of beaten work of the finest gold. from made he the shaft whereof its branches, its cups, candlestick; his shaft, and his branch, his bowls, his knops, and lilies came out: his flowers, were of the same:

37.18 Six on And six branches going out of the two sides: sides thereof; three branches on of the candlestick out of the one side, side thereof, and three on branches of the other. candlestick out of the other side thereof:

37.19 Three cups in manner of a nut on each branch, and bowls withal and lilies: and three cups of made after the fashion of a nut almonds in another one branch, a knop and a flower; and three bowls withal made like almonds in another branch, a knop and lilies. The work of a flower: so throughout the six branches, that went branches going out from the shaft of the candlestick was equal. candlestick.

37.20 And in the shaft itself candlestick were four cups after the manner of a nut, and bowls withal at every one, made like almonds, his knops, and lilies: his flowers:

37.21 And bowls a knop under two branches in three places, which together made of the same, and a knop under two branches of the same, and a knop under two branches of the same, according to the six branches going out from one shaft. of it.

37.22 So both the bowls, Their knops and the their branches were of the same, same: all of it was one beaten work of the purest pure gold.

37.23 He And he made also the his seven lamps with their lamps, and his snuffers, and the vessels where the snuffings were to be put out, his snuffdishes, of the purest pure gold.

37.24 The candlestick with all the vessels thereof weighed Of a talent of gold. pure gold made he it, and all the vessels thereof.

37.25 He And he made also the alter of incense altar of setim wood, being shittim wood: the length of it was a cubit on every side foursquare, cubit, and in height the breadth of it a cubit; it was foursquare; and two cubits: from cubits was the corners height of which went out horns. it; the horns thereof were of the same.

37.26 And he overlaid it with the purest pure gold, with its grate, both the top of it, and the sides, sides thereof round about, and the horns.

37.27 And horns of it: also he made to unto it a crown of gold round about, and about.

37.27 And he made two golden rings of gold for it under the crown at each side, that thereof, by the bars might be put into them, and two corners of it, upon the altar two sides thereof, to be carried. places for the staves to bear it withal.

37.28 And the bars themselves he made also the staves of setim shittim wood, and overlaid them with plates of gold.

37.29 He compounded also the oil for And he made the ointment of sanctification, holy anointing oil, and the pure incense of the purest sweet spices, according to the work of a perfumer. the apothecary.

Chapter 38

38.1 He And he made also the altar of holocaust burnt offering of setim wood, shittim wood: five cubits square, was the length thereof, and five cubits the breadth thereof; it was foursquare; and three in height: cubits the height thereof.

38.2 The And he made the horns whereof went out from thereof on the corners, four corners of it; the horns thereof were of the same: and he overlaid it with plates of brass.

38.3 And for the uses thereof, he prepared divers made all the vessels of brass, cauldrons, tongs, the altar, the pots, and the shovels, and the basons, and the fleshhooks, pothooks and firepans. the firepans: all the vessels thereof made he of brass.

38.4 And he made for the altar a brasen grate thereof of brass, in manner of a net, and network under it in the compass thereof beneath unto the midst of the altar a hearth, it.

38.5 Casting And he cast four rings at for the four ends of the net at the top, to put in bars grate of brass, to carry it: be places for the staves.

38.6 And he made the bars staves of setim shittim wood, and overlaid them with plates of brass: brass.

38.7 And he drew them through put the rines that stood out in staves into the rings on the sides of the altar. And altar, to bear it withal; he made the altar itself was not solid, but hollow, of boards, and empty within. hollow with boards.

38.8 He And he made also the laver of brass, with and the foot thereof, of it of brass, of the mirrors lookingglasses of the women that watched assembling, which assembled at the door of the tabernacle. tabernacle of the congregation.

38.9 He And he made also the court, in court: on the south side whereof were southward the hangings of fine twisted linen the court were of a fine twined linen, an hundred cubits. cubits:

38.10 Twenty Their pillars of brass with were twenty, and their sockets, brasen sockets twenty; the beads hooks of the pillars, pillars and the whole graving of the work, their fillets were of silver.

38.11 In like manner at And for the north side the hangings, the pillars, hangings were an hundred cubits, their pillars were twenty, and the their sockets and heads of brass twenty; the pillars were hooks of the same measure, and work pillars and metal. their fillets of silver.

38.12 But on that side that looketh to And for the west, there west side were hangings of fifty cubits, ten pillars of brass with their sockets, pillars ten, and their sockets ten; the heads hooks of the pillars, pillars and all the graving of the work, their fillets of silver.

38.13 Moreover, towards And for the east he prepared hangings of side eastward fifty cubits: cubits.

38.14 Fifteen cubits The hangings of which, were on the one side with three pillars, of the gate were fifteen cubits; their pillars three, and their sockets: sockets three.

38.15 And on for the other side (for between the two he made the entry of the tabernacle) there court gate, on this hand and that hand, were hangings equally of fifteen cubits, and three pillars, cubits; their pillars three, and as many sockets. their sockets three.

38.16 All the hangings of the court round about were woven with twisted of fine twined linen.

38.17 The And the sockets of for the pillars were of brass, brass; the hooks of the pillars and their heads with all fillets of silver; and the overlaying of their gravings chapiters of silver: silver; and he overlaid all the pillars of the court also were filleted with silver.

38.18 And he made in the entry thereof an embroidered hanging for the gate of violet, the court was needlework, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twisted linen, that was twined linen: and twenty cubits long, was the length, and the height in the breadth was five cubits high, according cubits, answerable to the measnre of all the hangings of the court.

38.19 And the their pillars in the entry were four, with and their sockets of brass, brass four; their hooks of silver, and the overlaying of their heads chapiters and gravings their fillets of silver.

38.20 The And all the pins also of the tabernacle tabernacle, and of the court round about he made about, were of brass.

38.21 These are This is the instruments sum of the tabernacle tabernacle, even of the tabernacle of testimony, which were counted as it was counted, according to the commandment of Moses, in for the ceremonies service of the Levites, by the hand of Ithamar, son of to Aaron the priest: priest.

38.22 Which Beseleel, And Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur Hur, of the tribe of Juda, had made, as Judah, made all that the Lord LORD commanded by Moses.

38.23 Having for his companion Ooliab, the And with him was Aholiab, son of Achisamech, Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan: who also was Dan, an ex- cellent artificer in wood, engraver, and worker a cunning workman, and an embroiderer in tapestry blue, and embroidery in violet, purple, and in scarlet, and fine linen.

38.24 All the gold that was spent occupied for the work in all the work of the sanctuary, and that was offered in gifts, holy place, even the gold of the offering, was nine and twenty and nine talents, and seven hundred and thirty sicles according to shekels, after the standard shekel of the sanctuary.

38.25 And it was offered by the silver of them that were numbered of the congregation was an hundred talents, and a thousand seven hundred and threescore and fifteen shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary:

38.26 A bekah for every man, that is, half a shekel, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for every one that went to be numbered, from twenty years old and upwards, of upward, for six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty men able to bear arms. men.

n=O2.38.26> There were moreover a n=O2.38.27> And of the hundred talents of silver, whereof silver were cast the sockets of the sanctuary, and of the entry where sockets of the veil hangeth.

38.27 A vail; an hundred sockets were made of a the hundred talents, one a talent being reckoned for every a socket.

38.28 And of the thousand seven hundred seventy and seventy- five shekels he made the heads of hooks for the pillars, which also he and overlaid with silver. their chapiters, and filleted them.

38.29 And there were offered of the brass also seventy-two thousand of the offering was seventy talents, and two thousand and four hundred sicles besides, shekels.

38.30 Of which were cast And therewith he made the sockets in to the entry door of the tabernacle of the testimony, congregation, and the altar of brass with brasen altar, and the brasen grate thereof, for it, and also all the vessels that belong to of the use thereof. altar,

38.31 And the sockets of the court as well round about as in about, and the entry thereof, sockets of the court gate, and all the pins of the tabernacle, and all the pins of the court round about.

Chapter 39

39.1 And he made, of violet the blue, and purple, scarlet and fine linen, the vestments for Aaron scarlet, they made cloths of service, to wear when he ministered do service in the holy places, place, and made the holy garments for Aaron; as the Lord LORD commanded Moses.

39.2 So And he made an the ephod of gold, violet, blue, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, scarlet, and fine twisted linen, twined linen.

39.3 With embroidered work, and he cut And they did beat the gold into thin plates of gold, plates, and drew them small cut it into threads, that they might be twisted with wires, to work it in the woof of blue, and in the foresaid colours, purple, and in the scarlet, and in the fine linen, with cunning work.

39.4 And two borders coupled one They made shoulderpieces for it, to the other in couple it together: by the top on either side, two edges was it coupled together.

39.5 And a the curious girdle of his ephod, that was upon it, was of the same colours, same, according to the work thereof; of gold, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen; as the Lord had LORD commanded Moses.

39.6 He prepared also two And they wrought onyx stones, fast set and closed stones inclosed in ouches of gold, and graven, by the art of a lapidary, as signets are graven, with the names of the children of Israel: Israel.

39.7 And he set put them in on the sides shoulders of the ephod, that they should be stones for a memorial of to the children of Israel, Israel; as the Lord had LORD commanded Moses.

39.8 He And he made also a rational with embroidered the breastplate of cunning work, according to like the work of the ephod, ephod; of gold, violet, blue, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, scarlet, and fine twisted linen: twined linen.

39.9 Foursquare, double, of It was foursquare; they made the measure of breastplate double: a span. span was the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof, being doubled.

39.10 And he they set in it four rows of precious stones in it. In stones: the first row was a sardius, a topaz, an emerald. and a carbuncle: this was the first row.

39.11 In And the second, a carbuncle, second row, an emerald, a sapphire, and a jasper. diamond.

39.12 In And the third, third row, a ligurius, ligure, an agate, and an amethyst.

39.13 In And the fourth, fourth row, a chrysolite, beryl, an onyx, and a beryl, set and enclosed jasper: they were inclosed in ouches of gold by in their rows. inclosings.

39.14 And the twelve stones, stones were engraved with according to the names of the twelve tribes children of Israel, each twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet, every one with its several name. his name, according to the twelve tribes.

39.15 They And they made also in upon the rational little chains, linked one to another, of breastplate chains at the purest gold, ends, of wreathen work of pure gold.

39.16 And they made two hooks, and as many rings ouches of gold. And they set gold, and two gold rings; and put the two rings on either side in the two ends of the rational, breastplate.

39.17 On which rings the two golden chains should hang, which And they put into the hooks that stood out two wreathen chains of gold in the corners two rings on the ends of the ephod. breastplate.

39.18 These both before and behind so answered one another, that And the ephod two ends of the two wreathen chains they fastened in the two ouches, and put them on the rational were bound together, shoulderpieces of the ephod, before it.

39.19 And they made two rings of gold, and put them on the two ends of the breastplate, upon the border of it, which was on the side of the ephod inward.

39.20 And they made two other golden rings, and put them on the two sides of the ephod underneath, toward the forepart of it, over against the other coupling thereof, above the curious girdle of the ephod.

39.21 Being fastened to And they did bind the girdle, and strongly coupled breastplate by his rings unto the rings of the ephod with rings, which a violet fillet joined, lest they should flag loose, lace of blue, that it might be above the curious girdle of the ephod, and that the breastplate might not be moved one loosed from the other, ephod; as the Lord LORD commanded Moses.

39.22 They And he made also the tunic robe of the ephod of woven work, all of violet, blue.

39.23 And a there was an hole for the head in the upper part at midst of the middle, and robe, as the hole of an habergeon, with a woven border band round about the hole: hole, that it should not rend.

39.24 And beneath at they made upon the feet hems of the robe pomegranates of violet, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twisted linen: twined linen.

39.25 And little they made bells of the purest pure gold, which they and put the bells between the pomegranates at upon the bottom hem of the tunic robe, round about: about between the pomegranates;

39.26 To wit, A bell and a pomegranate, a bell of gold, and a pomegranate, wherewith round about the high priest went adorned, when he discharged his ministry, hem of the robe to minister in; as the Lord had LORD commanded Moses.

39.27 They And they made also coats of fine linen tunics with of woven work for Aaron Aaron, and for his sons: sons,

39.28 And mitres with their little crowns a mitre of fine linen: And linen, and goodly bonnets of fine linen, and linen breeches of fine linen: twined linen,

39.29 And a girdle of fine twisted twined linen, violet, and blue, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, scarlet, of embroidery work, needlework; as the Lord had LORD commanded Moses.

39.30 They And they made also the plate of sacred veneration of the purest holy crown of pure gold, and they wrote on upon it with a writing, like to the engraving engravings of a lapidary: The Holy of the Lord: signet, HOLINESS TO THE LORD.

39.31 And they fastened tied unto it a lace of blue, to fasten it on high upon the mitre with a violet fillet, mitre; as the Lord had LORD commanded Moses.

39.32 So Thus was all the work of the tabernacle and of the roof tent of the testimony was congregation finished: and the children of Israel did according to all things which that the Lord had LORD commanded Moses. Moses, so did they.

39.33 And they offered brought the tabernacle, and tabernacle unto Moses, the roof, tent, and the whole all his furniture, the rings, the his taches, his boards, the his bars, the pillars and their his pillars, and his sockets,

39.34 The cover And the covering of rams' skins dyed red, and the other cover covering of violet badgers' skins, and the vail of the covering,

39.35 The veil, ark of the ark, testimony, and the bars, staves thereof, and the propitiatory, mercy seat,

39.36 The table, with and all the vessels thereof, and the loaves of proposition: shewbread,

39.37 The pure candlestick, with the lamps, lamps thereof, even with the lamps to be set in order, and all the furniture of them, with vessels thereof, and the oil: oil for light,

39.38 The altar of gold, And the golden altar, and the ointment, anointing oil, and the incense of spices: And sweet incense, and the hanging in the entry of for the tabernacle: tabernacle door,

39.39 The altar brasen altar, and his grate of brass, the grate, the bars, his staves, and all the vessels thereof: the laver, with the foot thereof: the hangings of his vessels, the court, laver and the pillars, with their sockets: his foot,

39.40 The hanging in the entry hangings of the court, his pillars, and his sockets, and the little hanging for the court gate, his cords, and his pins, and all the pins thereof. Nothing was wanting vessels of the vessels, that were commanded to be made for the ministry service of the tabernacle, and for the roof tent of the covenant. congregation,

39.41 The vestments also, which the priests, cloths of service to wit, do service in the holy place, and the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and his sons, use sons' garments, to minister in the sanctuary, priest's office.

39.42 The According to all that the LORD commanded Moses, so the children of Israel offered, as made all the Lord had commanded. work.

39.43 And when Moses saw did look upon all things finished, he the work, and, behold, they had done it as the LORD had commanded, even so had they done it: and Moses blessed them.

Chapter 40

40.1 And the Lord spoke to LORD spake unto Moses, saying: saying,

40.2 The first month, On the first day of the month, thou first month shalt thou set up the tabernacle of the testimony, tent of the congregation.

40.3 And thou shalt put therein the ark in it, of the testimony, and shalt let down cover the veil before it: ark with the vail.

40.4 And thou shalt bring in the table, and set upon it in order the things that are commanded according to be set in order upon it; and thou shalt bring in the rite. The candlestick shall stand with its lamps, candlestick, and light the lamps thereof.

40.5 And thou shalt set the altar of gold, whereon gold for the incense is burnt before the ark of the testimony. Thou shalt testimony, and put the hanging in the entry of the tabernacle, door to the tabernacle.

40.6 And before it thou shalt set the altar of holocaust. the burnt offering before the door of the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation.

40.7 The And thou shalt set the laver between the altar tent of the congregation and the tabernacle, altar, and thou shalt fill it with water. put water therein.

40.8 And thou shalt encompass set up the court with hangings, round about, and hang up the entry thereof. hanging at the court gate.

40.9 And thou shalt take the oil of unction anointing oil, and anoint the tabernacle with its vessels, tabernacle, and all that they may is therein, and shalt hallow it, and all the vessels thereof: and it shall be sanctified: holy.

40.10 The And thou shalt anoint the altar of holocaust the burnt offering, and all its vessels: his vessels, and sanctify the altar: and it shall be an altar most holy.

40.11 The laver with its foot: And thou shalt consecrate all with anoint the oil of unction, that they may be most holy. laver and his foot, and sanctify it.

40.12 And thou shalt bring Aaron and his sons to unto the door of the tabernacle of the testimony, congregation, and having washed wash them with water, water.

40.13 Thou And thou shalt put on them upon Aaron the holy vestments, garments, and anoint him, and sanctify him; that they he may minister to me, and that unto me in the unction of them may prosper to an everlasting priesthood. priest's office.

40.14 And thou shalt bring his sons, and clothe them with coats:

40.15 And thou shalt anoint them, as thou didst anoint their father, that they may minister unto me in the priest's office: for their anointing shall surely be an everlasting priesthood throughout their generations.

40.16 And Moses Thus did Moses: according to all that the Lord had commanded. LORD commanded him, so did he.

40.17 So And it came to pass in the first month of in the second year, on the first day of the month, that the tabernacle was set reared up.

40.18 And Moses reared it up, and placed up the boards tabernacle, and fastened his sockets, and set up the sockets boards thereof, and put in the bars, bars thereof, and set reared up the pillars, his pillars.

40.19 And he spread abroad the roof tent over the tabernacle, putting over it a cover, and put the covering of the tent above upon it; as the Lord had commanded. LORD commanded Moses.

40.20 And he took and put the testimony in into the ark, thrusting bars underneath, and set the oracle above. staves on the ark, and put the mercy seat above upon the ark:

40.21 And when he had brought the ark into the tabernacle, he drew and set up the veil before it to fulfil vail of the command ment covering, and covered the ark of the Lord. testimony; as the LORD commanded Moses.

40.22 And he set put the table in the tabernacle tent of the testimony, at congregation, upon the north side, side of the tabernacle northward, without the veil, vail.

40.23 Setting there And he set the bread in order upon it before the loaves of proposition, LORD; as the Lord LORD had commanded Moses.

40.24 He set And he put the candlestick also in the tabernacle tent of the testimony, congregation, over against the table table, on the south side, side of the tabernacle southward.

40.25 Placing And he lighted the lamps in order, according to before the precept of LORD; as the Lord. LORD commanded Moses.

40.26 He set also And he put the golden altar of gold under in the roof tent of the testimony, over against congregation before the veil, vail:

40.27 And he burnt upon it the sweet incense of spices, thereon; as the Lord had LORD commanded Moses.

40.28 And he put also set up the hanging in the entry of at the tabernacle door of the testimony, tabernacle.

40.29 And he put the altar of holocaust in burnt offering by the entry door of the testimony, offering tabernacle of the holocaust, and tent of the sacrifices congregation, and offered upon it, it the burnt offering and the meat offering; as the Lord had commanded. LORD commanded Moses.

40.30 And he set the laver between the tabernacle tent of the testimony congregation and the altar, filling it with water. and put water there, to wash withal.

40.31 And Moses and Aaron, Aaron and his sons, sons washed their hands and feet, their feet thereat:

40.32 When they went into the tabernacle tent of the covenant, congregation, and went to when they came near unto the altar, they washed; as the Lord had LORD commanded Moses.

40.33 He set And he reared up also the court round about the tabernacle and the altar, drawing and set up the hanging in of the entry thereof. After all things were perfected, court gate. So Moses finished the work.

40.34 The Then a cloud covered the tabernacle tent of the testimony, congregation, and the glory of the Lord LORD filled it. the tabernacle.

40.35 Neither could And Moses go was not able to enter into the tabernacle tent of the covenant, congregation, because the cloud covering all things, abode thereon, and the majesty glory of the Lord shining, for LORD filled the cloud had covered all. tabernacle.

40.36 If at any time And when the cloud removed was taken up from over the tabernacle, the children of Israel went forward by onward in all their troops: journeys:

40.37 If it hung over, But if the cloud were not taken up, then they remained in journeyed not till the same place. day that it was taken up.

40.38 For the cloud of the Lord hung over LORD was upon the tabernacle by day, and a fire was on it by night, in the sight of all the children house of Israel Israel, throughout all their mansions. journeys.