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Threatenings and promises.
Pride forbidden 69 For thou art a holy people unto the Lord but thou shalt utterly detest it, and thou shall thy God : the LORD thy God hath chosen thee utterly ablior it ; for it is a cursed thing to be a special people unto himsell, above all
CHAP. VIII. people that are upon the face of the earth.
An exhortation to obedience. choose you, because ye were more in nun german Alle the commandments which i command
thee this day shall ye observe to do, that ye any people; for ye were the fewest of all people: inay live, and unltiply, and go in and possess the
8 But because the LORD loved you, and because land, which the LORD sware unto your fathers. he would keep the oath which he had sworn un-2 And thou shalt remember all the way which to your fathers, hath the LORD brought you out the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in with a mighty hand, and redeemned you out of the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove the house of bond-men, froin the hand of Pha- thee, to know what was in thy heart, whether raoh king of Egypt.
thou wouldest keep his coinmandinents, or no. 99 Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he 3 And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to is God, the faithful God, which keepell cove- hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou nant and mercy with them that love hiin and keep knewest noi, neither did thy fathers know; that his commandments to a thousand generations; he might make thee know that man doth not Hive 10 And repayeth them that hate him to their by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth face, to destroy them: he will not be slack to him out of the mouth of the LORD, doth nian live. that hateth him, he will repay him to his face. 4 Thy raiment waxed not old upon thee, neither
11 Thou shalt therefore keep the cominand- did thy foot swell these forty years. ments, and the statutes, and ihe judgments, 5 Thou shalt also consider in thy heart, that as which I command thee this day, to do theni. a mau chasteneth his son, so the LORD thy God. 12 Wherefore it shall come to pass, il ye hear-chasteneth thee. ken to these judgments, and keep, and do them, 6 Therefore thou shalt keep the commandments that the LORD thy God shall keep unto thee the of the LORD thy God, to walk in bis ways, and covenant and the mercy which lie sware unto to fear him. thy fathers:
7 For We LORD thy God bringeth three into a 13 And he will love thee, and bless thce, and good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains, multiply thee: he will also bless the fruit of thy and depths that spring out of valleys and hills; womb, and the fruit of thy land, thy corn, and 8 A land of wlieat, and barley, and vines, and thy wine, and thine oil, the increase of thy kine, fig trees, and poniegranales, a land of oil-olive, and the flocks of thy sleep, in the land which and honey; he sware unto thy fathers to give thee.
9 A land wherein thou shalt eat bread without 14 'Thou shalt be blessed above all people: there scarceness, thou shalt not lack any thing in it; shall not be male or feinale barreni among you, a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose or ainong your cattle.
hills thou mayest dig brass. 15 And the LORD will take away from thee all 10 When thou hast eaten and art full, then thou sickness, and will pat none of the evil diseases shalt bless the LORD thy God for the good land of Egypt which thou knowest upon thee; but which he liath given thee. will lay them upou all them that hate thee. 11 Beware that thou forget not the LORD thy 16 And thou shalt consume all the people which God, in not keeping his commandments,
and his the LORD thy God shall deliver thee; thinc eye judginents, and his statutes, which I command shall have no pity upon them : neither shalt thou thee this day : serve their gods; for that will be a snare into thee. 12 Lest when thou bast eaten, and art full, and
17 If thou shalt say in thine heart, These na- hast built goodly houses, and dwclt therein; tions are more than 1, how can I dispossess them! 13 And when thy herds and thy flocks multiply, 18 Thou shalt not be afraid of them: but shalt and thy silver and thy gold is multiplied, and all well reinember what the LORD thy God did unto that thou hast is multiplied ; Pharaoh, and unto all Egypt;
14 Then thy heart be lifted up, and thou forget 19 The great leinptations which thine eyes saw, the LORD thy God, which brought thee forth out and the signs, and the wonders, and the mighty of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage; land, and the stretched out arm, whereby the LORD 15 Who led thee through that great and terrible thy God brought thee out: so shall the LORD thy wilderness, wherein were fiery serpents, and scorGod do unto all the people of whom thou art afraid. pious, and drought, where there was no water:
20 Moreover, the LORD thy God will send the wlio brought thee forth water out of the rock of hornet among them, until they that are left, and fint ; hide themselves from thee, be destroyed. 16 Who fed thee in the wilderness with manna,
21 Thou shall not be affrighted at them: for the which thy fathers knew not, that he iniglit Inum: LORD thy God is among you, a mighty God and ble thee, and that he might prove thee, to do terrible.
thee good at thy latter end : 22 And the LORD thy God will put out those 17 And thou say in thy heart, My power and the nations before thee by little and little: thou might of my hand hath gotten me this wealth. mayest not consume them at once, lest tie beasts 18 But thou shalt remember the LORD thy Godt of the field increase upon thee.
for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, 23 But the LORD thy God shall deliver them that he may establish his covenant which he unto thee, and shall destroy them with a mighty sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day. destruction, until they be destroyed.
19 And it shall be, if thou do at all forget the 24 And he shall deliver their kings into thy LORD thy God, and walk after other gods, and hand, and thou shalt destroy their name from un- serve thern, and worsirip them, I testiiy against der heaven : there shall no man be able to stand you this day that ye shall surely perish before thee, until thou have destroyed them. 29 As the nations which the LORD destroyeth
5 The graven innages of their gods shall ye burn before your face, so shall ye perish; because ye with fire: thou shalt not desire the silver or gold would not be obedient unto the voice of the Wat is on them, nor take it unto thee, lest thou LORD your God. be snared therein: for it is an abomination to
CHAP. IX. the LORD thy God.
Moses rehearseth Israel's rebellions. 26 Neither shalt thou bring an abomination into thy house, lest thou be a cursed thing like it: HEAR, 10 Israel:
Thou are to pass over Jordan this day to go in to possess nations
The rebellions of Israel
rehearsed by Moses greater and mightier than thyself, cities great you to destroy you.) But the LORD hcarkened and fenced up to heaven,
unto me at that time also. 2 A people great and tall, the children of the 20 And the LORD was very angry with Aaron Anakims, whom thou knowest, and of whom to have destroyed him: and I prayed for Aaron thou hast heard say, Who can stand before the also the same time. children of Anak?
21 And I took your sin, the calf which ye bad 3 Understand therefore this day, that the LORD made, and burnt it with fire, and stamped it, and thy God is he which goeth over before thee; as ground it very small, cuen until it was as small a consuming fire he shall destroy them, and he as dust: and I cast the dust thereof into the shall bring them down before thy face : so shaltbrook that descended out of the mount. thou drive thein out, and destroy them quickly, 22 And at Taberah, and at Massah, and at Kias the LORD hath said unto thee.
broth-hattaavah, ye provoked the LORD to wrath. 4 Speak not thou in thy heart, after that the .23 Likewise when the LORD sent you from KaLORD thy God hath cast them out from before desh-barnea, saying, Go up and possess the land thee, saying, For my righteousness the LORD which I have given you; then ye rebelled against hath brought me in to possess this land: but for the commandment of the LORD your God, and ye the wickedness of these nations the LORD doth belicved him not, nor hearkened to his voice. drive them out from before thee.
24 Ye have been rebellious against the LORD 5 Not for thy righteousness, or for the upright from the day that I knew you. ness of thy heart dost thou go o possess their 25 Thus I fell down before the LORD forty days Jand: but for the wickedness of these nations, and forty nights, as I fell down at the first; bethe LORD thy God doth drive them out from because the LORD had said he would destroy you. .fore thee, and that he may perform the word 26 I prayed therefore unto the LORD, and said, which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, Abra- O Lord God, destroy not thy people and thine ham, Isaac, and Jacob.
inheritance, which thou hasi redeemed through 6 Understand therefore, that the LORD thy God thy greatness, which thou hast brought forth out giveth thee not this good land to possess it for thy of Egypt with a mighty hand. righteousness; for thou art a stiff-necked people. 27 Remember thy servants, Abraham, Isaac, and
7 Remember, and forget not, how thou provo- Jacob; look not unto the stubbornness of this peokedst the LORD thy God to wrath in the wilder-ple, nor to their wickedness, nor to their sin : ness: from the day that thou didst depart out of 28 Lest the land whence thou broughtest us the land of Egypt, until ye came unto this place, out, say, Because the LORD was not able to bring ye have been rebellious against the LORD. them into the land which he proinised them, 8 Also in Horeb ye provoked the LORD to wrath, and because he hated them, he hath brought so that the LORD was angry with you to have them out to slay them in the wilderness. destroyed you.
29 Yet they are thy people and thine inheritance 9 When I was gone up into the mount, to re- which thou broughtest out by thy mighty power ceive the tables of stone, even the tables of the aud hy llay stretched out arm covenant which the LORD made with you, then
CHAP. X. I abode in the mount forty days and forty nights, God's mercy in restoring the tables. 10 And the LORD delivered unto me we'iables of AP that time the Lord said unto me, Hew
thee two tables of stone like unto the first, stone written with the finger of God; and on them and come up unto ine into the mount, and make was written according to all the words which the thee an ark of wood. LORD spake with you in the inount, out of the 2 And I will write on the tables the words that inidst of the fire, in the day of the assembly: were in the first tables which thou brakest, and 11 And it came to pass at the end of forty days thou shalt put them in the ark. and forty nights, that the Lord gave me the two 3 And I made an ark of shittim wood, and hewed tables of stonc, cven the tables of the covenant. two tables of stone like unto the first, and went up 12 And the LORD said unto me, Arise, get thee into the mount, having the two tables in my hand. down quickly from hence; for thy peopic which 4 And he wrote on the tables, according to thic thou hast brought forth out of Egypt have cor- first writing, the ten cominandments, which the rupted themselves ; they are quickly turned aside LORD spake unto you in the mount, out of the out of the way which I commanded them; they midst of the fire, in the day of the assembly: and bave made them a molten image.
the LORD gave them unto me. 13 Furthermore, the LORD spake unto me, say- 5 And I turned myself and came down from the ing, I have seen this people, and behold, it is a mount, and put the tables in the ark which I had stiff-necked people :
made; and there they be, as the LORD command14 Let me alone, that I may destroy them, and ed me. blot out their name from under
heaven: and I 6 T And the children of Israel took their journey will make of thee a nation mightier and greater from Beeroth of thechildren of Jaakan to Mosera: than they.
there Aarun died, and there he was buried; and
16 And I looked, and behold, ye had sinned and from Gudgodah Jotbath, a land of rivers
17 And I took the two tables, and cast them out LORD, to stand before the LORD to minister unto
9 Wherefore Levi hath no part nor inheritance 18 And I fell down before the LORD, as at the with his brethren; the LORD is his inhcritance, first, forty days and forty nights: I did neither according as the LORD thy God promised him. eat bread, nor drink water, because of all your 10 And I stayed in the mount, according to the eins which ye sinned, in doing wickedly in the first time, forly days and forty nights; and the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger. LORD hearkeried unto me at that time also, and
19 (For I was afraid of the anger and hot dis- the LORD would not destroy thee.
Love to strangers.
CHAP. XI, XII.
Blessing and ourse proposed journey before the people, that they may go in 12 A land which the LORD thy God careth for: and possess the land which I sware unto their the eyes of the LORD thy God are always upon fathers to give unto them.
it, from the beginning of the year even umo the 12 | And now, Israel, what doth the LORD end of the year. thy God require of thee but to fear the LORD thy 13 And it shall come to pass, if ye shall hearken God, to walk in all his ways, and to love hini, diligently unto my commandments which I comand to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heari mand you this day, to love the LORD your God, and with all thy soul,
and to serve him with all your heart and with 13 To keep the commandments of the LORD, all your soul, and his statutes, which I command thee this 14 That I will give you the rain of your land in day for thy good?
his due season, the first rain and the latter rain, 14 Behold, the heaven and the heaven of hea- that thou mayest gather in thy corn, and thy vens is the LORD's thy God, the earth also, with wine, and thine oil. all that therein is.
15 And I will send grass in thy fields for thy 15 Only the LORD had a delight in thy fathers cattle, that thou mayest eat and be full. lo love ihem, and he chose their seed after them, 16 Take heed to yourselves, that your heart be even you above all people, as it is this day. not deceived, and ye turn aside, and serve vther
16 Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your gods, and worship them; heart, and be no more stiff-necked.
17 | And then ihe Lord's wrath be kindled 17 For the LORD your God is God of gods, and against you, and he shut up the heaven, that Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty, and a terrible, there be no rain, and that the land yield not her which regardeth not persons, nor taketh reward: fruit; and lest ye perish quickly from off the
18 lle doth execute the judginent of the father- good land which the LORD giveth you. less and widow, and loveth the stranger, in giving 18 Therefore shall ye lay up these my words in him food and raiment.
your heart and in your soul, and bind them for 19 Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were a sign upon your hand, that they may be as strangers in the land of Egypt.
frontlets between your eyes. 20 Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God; him shal!. 19 And ye shall teach them your children, speak. tou serve, and to him shalt thou cleave, and ing of them when thou sittest in thy house, and swear by his name.
when thou walkest by the way, when thou liest 21 He is thy praise, and he is thy God, that down, and when thou risest up. hath done for thee these great and terrible things 20 And thou shalt write them upon the door which thine eyes have seen.
posts of thy house, and upon thy gates : 22 Thy fathers went down into Egypt with three- 21 That your days may be multiplied, and the score and ten persons; and now the LORD thy God days of your children, in the land which the hath inade theeasthestars of heavenformultitude. LORD sware unto your fathers to give them, as CHAP. XI.
the days of heaven upon the earth. An exhortation to pbedience.
22 For if ye shall diligently keep all these comGod, and keep hischarge, and his statutes, and to love the LORD your God, to walk in all his his judgments, and his cominandments, always. ways, and to cleave unto him;
2 1 And know ye this day: for I speak not 23 Then will the LORD drive ont all these nawith your children which have not known, and Lions from before you, and ye shall possess wlich have not seen the chastisement of the greater nations and mightier than yourselves. LORD your God, bis greatness, his mighty hand, 24 Every place whereon the soles of your feet and his stretched out arm,
shall tread shall be yours: from the wilderness, 3 And his miracles, and his acts, which he did and Lebanon, from the river, the river Euphrates, int the midst of Egypt, unto Pharaoh the king of even unto the uttermost sca shall your coast be. Egypt, and unto all his land;
25 There shall no man be able to stand before 4 And what he did unto the army of Egypt, you: for the LORD your God shall lay the fear unto their horses, and to their chariots; how he of you, and the dread of you upon all the land made the water of the Red sea to overflow them that ye shall tread upon, as he hath said unto you. as they pursued after you, and how the LORD 26 11 Behold, I set before you this day a blessing hath destroyed them unto this day;
and a curse: 5 And what he did unto you in the wilderness, 27 Ablessing, if yeobey the commandments ofthe until ye came into this place;
LORD your God which I command you this day; 6 And what he did unto Dathan and Abiram, 28 And a curse, if ye will not obey the comthe sons of Eliab, the son of Reuben: how the mandments of the LORD your God, but turn aside earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them out of the way which I command you this day, up, and their housetsolds, and their tents, and to go after other gods which ye have not known. all the substance that was in their possession, in 29 And it shall come to pass when the LORD the midst of all Israel:
thy God hath brought thee in unto the land whith7 But your eyes have seen all the great acts of er thou goest to possess it, that thou shalt put the the LORD which he did.
blessing upon mount Gerizim, and the curse upon 81 Therefore shall ye keep all the command-mount Ebal. ments which I command you this day, that ye 30 Are they not on the other side Jordan, by may be strong, and go in and possess the land, the way wliere the sun goeth down, in the land whither ye go to possess it;
of the Canaanites, which dwell in the champaign 9 And that ye may prolong your days in the land over against Gilgal, beside the plains of Morch ? which the LORD sware unto your fathers to give 31 For ye shall pass over Jordan to go in to posunto them, and to their seed, a land that floweth sess the land which the LORD your God giveth with milk and honey.
you, and ye shall possess it, and dwell therein. 10 For the land, whither thou goest in to possess 32 And ye shall observe to do all the statutes ft, is not as the land of Egypt,
from whence ye and judgments which I set before you this day. came out, where thou sowedst thy seed, and wa
CHAP. XII. teredst it with thy foot, as a garden of herbs:
Idols must be destroyed. the THE
VHESE are the statutes and judgments which i land of hills and valleys, and drinketh water ye shall observe to do in the land which the of the rain of heaven:
|LORD God of thy fathers giveth thee lo possese
Bod's place of worship to be kept. DEUTERONOMY.
Blood forbidden ht, all the days that ye live upon the earth. which the LORD hath given thee, as I have come
211 Yeshall utterly destroy all the places, where manded thee, and thou shalt cat in thy gates
so thou shalt eat them: the unclean and the clean
4 Ye shall not do so unto the Lord your God. 24 Thou shalt not eat it; thou shalt pour it upon
do that which is right in the sight of the LORD. 6 And thither ye shall bring your burnt-offer-) 20 Only thy holy things which thou hast, and Ings, and your sacrifices, and your tithes, and thy vows, thou shalt take, and go unto the place hea re-offerings of your hand, and your vows, which the LORD shall choose : and your free-will-offerings, and the firstlingsof 27 And thou slialt offer they burnt-offerings, the your herds, and of your ftocks :
ficsh and the blood, upon the altar of the LORD 7 And there ye shall eat before the LORD your thy God : and the blood of thy sacrifices shall be God, and ye shall rejoice in all that ye put your poured out upon the altar of the Lord thy God, hand unto, ye and your households, wherein the and thou shalt eat the fleshi. LORD thy God hath blessed thee.
28 Observe and hear all these words which I 8 Ye shall not do after all the things that we command thee, that it may go well with thee, do here this day, every man whatsoever is right and with thy children after thee for ever, wheli in his own eyes.
thou doest that which is good and right in the
10 But when ye go over Jordan, and dwell in nations from before thee, whither thou goest 10
11 Then there shall be a place which the LORD by following them, after that they be destroyeit
13 Take heed to thyself that thou offer not thy ish from it. burut-offerings in every place that thou seest:
CHAP. XIII. 14 But in the place which the LORD shall choose
Against enticers to idolatry. in one
of thy tribes, there thou shalt offer they there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer I command thee.
2 And the sign or the wonder coine to pass, 15 Notwithstanding, thou mayest kill and eat whereof he spake unto thee, saying, Let lis 0 flesh in all thy gates, whatsoever thy soul lusteth after other gods, which thou hast not kuwit, after, according to the blessing of the LORD thy and let us serve them; God which lie hath given thee: the unclean and 3 Thou shalt uot hearken unto the words of that the clean inay eat thereof, as of the roe-buck, prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for the LORD and as of the hart.
your God proveth you, to know whether ye love 16 11 Only ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall the LORD your God with all your heart and with pour it upon the earth as water.
all your soul. 17 Thou mayest not eat within thy gates the 4 Yeshall walk after the LORD your God, and fear title of thy corn, or of thy wine, or of thy oil, him, and keep his coinmandments, and obey his or the firstlings of thy hierds or of thy flock, nor voice, and yeshall serve him, and cleave unto him. any of thy vows which thou vowest, nor thy free- 5 And that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams, will-offerings, or heave-offering of thy hand: shall be put io death ; because he bach spoken 18 But thou must eat thein before the LORD thy to turn you away from the LORD your God, which God in the place which the LORD thy God shall brought you out of the land of Egypt, and rechoose, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and deemed you out of the house of bondage, to thrust thy man-servant, and thy maid-scrvant, and the three out of the way which the LORD thy God Levite that is within thy gates: and thou shall commanded thee to walk in. So shalt thou put rejoice before the LORD thy God in all that thou the evil away from the midst of thee. pultest thy hands unto.
6 11 If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy 19 Take heed to thyself that thou forsake not the son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy boson, or Levile as long as thou livest upon the earth. thy friend, which is as thine own soul, entice thee
20 9 When the LORD thy God shall enlarge thy secretly, saying, Lct us go and serve other gods, border, as he hath promised thee, and thou shalt whichihou hast not known, thou, nor thy fathers; say, I will cat fleshi, because thy soul longeth to 7 Namely, of the gods of the people which are eat flesh, thou mayest eat flesh, whatsoever thy round about you, nigli unto thee, or far off from soul lusteth after.
thee, from the one end of the earth cven unto the 21 If the place which the LORD thy God hath other end of the earth ; chosen to put his nanie there be too far from thee, 8Thou shalt not corisent unto liim, nor hicarken Wen thou shalt kill of thy herd and of thy flock, lunto hiin; neither shall thineeyepily liim, ucillier
Idolatrons cities to be destroyed. CHAP. XIV, XV.
Tithes of increase shalt thou spare, neither shait thou conceal him :) 17 And the pelican, and the gier-eagle, and the
9 But thou shalt surely kill him, thy hand shall cormorant, be first upon him to put him to death, and after- 18 And the stork, and the heron after her kind, wards the hand of all the people.
and the lapwing, and the bat. 10 And thou shalt stone hini with stones thai 19 And every creeping thing that flieth is 11Ahe die ; because he bath sought to thrust thee clean unto you: they shall not be eaten. away from the LORD thy God, which brought thee 20 But of all clean fowls ye may eat. out of the land of Egypt from the houscofbondage.. 21 ! Ye shall not eat of any thing that dieth of
11 And all Israel shall hear, and fear, and shall do itself: thou shalt give it unto the stranger that is Do more mysuch wickedness as this is, among you. in thy gates, that he may eat it ; or thou mayest
12 If thou shalt hear say in one of thy cities, sell it unto an alien: for thou art a holy people which the LORD thy God hath given thee to dwell unto the LORD thy God. Thou shalt not sceilie there, saying,
a kid in his mother's milk. 13 Certain men, the children of Belial, are gone 22 11 Thou shalt truly tithe all the increase of out froin among you, and have withdrawn the thy seed, that the field bringeth forth year by year. inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and 23. !! And thou shalt eai before the LORD thy serve other gods, which ye have not known; God, in the place which he shall choose to place
14 Then shalt thou inquire, and make search, his name there, the tithe of thy corn, oi thy and ask diligently; and behold, if it be truth, and wine, and of thine oil, and the firstlings of thy the thing certain, that such abomination is herds and of thy flocks; that thou mayest learn wronght among you;
to tear the LORD thy God always. 15 Thou shalt surely smite the inhabitants of 24 And if the way be too long for thee, so that that city with the edge of the sword, destroying thou art not able to carry it ; or if the place be it utterly, and all that is therein, and the cattle too far from thec, which the LORD thy God shall thereof, with the edge of the sword.
choose to set his name there, when the LORD 16 And thou shalt gather all the spoil of it into thy God hath blessed thee: the midst of the street thereof, and shalt burn 25 Then shalt thou turn it into money, and bind with fire the city, and all the spoil thereof every up the money in thy land, and shalt go unto the wbit, for the LORD thy God : and it shall be a place which the LORD thy God shall choose : heap for ever; it shall not be built again. 26 And thou shalt bestow that money for what17 And there shall cleave nought of the cursed soever thy soul lusteth after, for osen, or for thing to thy hand : that the Lord
may turn from sheer, or for wine, or for strong drink, or for the fierceness of his anger, and shew thee mercy, whatsoever thy soul desireth: and thou shalt ear and have compassion upon thee, and multiply there before the LORD thy God, and thou shalt thee, as he hath sworn unto thy fathers; rejoice, thou, and thy household.
18 When thou shalt hearken to the voice of the 27 And the Levite that is within thy gates ; LORD thy God, to keep all his commandments thou shalt not forsake him: for he hath no pari which I command thee this day, to do that which nor inheritance with thee. is right in the eyes of the LORD thy God. 28 1 At the end of three years thou shalt bring CHAP. XIV.
forth all the tithe of thine increase the same of meats clean and unclean.
year, and shalt lay it up within thy gates : YE
E are the children of the LORD your God: 29 And the Levite,(because he hath no part nor
ye shall not cut yourselves, nor make any inheritance with thee) and the stranger, and the balitness between your eyes for the dead. fatherless, and the widow, which are within thy 2 For thou art a holy people unto the LORD thy gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied, God, and the LORD hath chosen thee to be a that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the peculiar people unto himself, above all the na- work of thy hand which thon docst. tions that are upon the earth.
CHAL'. XV. 3 | Thou shall not eat any abominable thing.
of the year of rclease. These are the beasts which ye shall eat: The Ameke en de les secery seven years thou shak 5 The hart, and the roe-buck, and the fallow- 2 And this is the manner of the release: Every deer, and the wild goat, and the pygarg, and the creditor that lendeth aught unto his neighbour, wild-ox, and the chainois.
shall release it ; he shall not exact it of his neiglo6 And every beast that parteth the hoof, and bour, or of his brother; because it is called the cleaveth the cleft into two claws, and cheweth Lord's release. the cud among the beasts, that ye shall eat. 3 or a foreigner thou mayest exact it again : 7 Nevertheless, these ye shall not eat, of them but that which is thine with thy brother ty that chew the cud, or of them that divide the clo- hand shall release : ven hoof; as the camel, and the hare, and the co-4 Save when there shall be no poor among you, ney: for they chew the cud, but divide not the for the LORD shall greatly bless thee in the land hoof; therefore they are unclean unto you. which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an in.
8 And the swine, becalls is divideth the hoor, heritance to possess it: yet cheweth not the cud, it is unclean unto you: 5 Only if thou carefully hearken unto the voice ye shall not eat of their flesh, nor touch their of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all these dead carcass.
commandnients which I command thee this day. 911 These ye shall eal, of all that are in the 6 For the LORD thy God blesseth thee, as he waters: all that have fins and scales shall ye eat: promised thee: and thou shalt lend unto many
10 And whatsoever hath not fins and scales ye nations, but thou shalt not borrow; and thoa may not eat; it is unclean unto you.
shalt reign over many nations, but they shall not 11 1 Of all clean birds ye shall cai.
reign over thee. 12 But these are they of which ye shall not car: 7 11 If there be among you a poor inan of one The eagle, and the ossifrage, and the ospray, of thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy
13 And the gleđe, and the kite, and the vuliure land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou after his kind,
shalt not harden thy heart, nor shut thy hand 14 And every raven after his kind,
from thy poor brother : 15 And the owl, and the night-hawk, and the 8 But thou shall open thy hand wide unto him, enckoo, and the hawk after his kind,
and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need 16 Thelitucowl, and the great owl, and the swan,' in that which he wanteth.