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The purification of women.

LEVITICUS.

Concerning the leprosy therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye shall be 8 And if the priest see, that behold, the scab holy; for I am holy: neither shall ye defile your spreadeth in the skin, then the priest shall pror selves with any manner of creeping thing that nounce liim unclean: it is a leprosy. creepeth upon the earth.

9 When the plague of leprosy is in a man, thea 45 For I am the LORD that bringeth you up out he shall be brought unto the priest : of the land of Egypt, to be your God: ye shall 10 And the priest shall see him : and behold, vierefore be holy, for I am holy.

if the rising be white in the skin, and it have 46 This is the law of the beasts, and of the fowl, turned the hair white, and there be quick raw and of every living creature that moveth in the flesh in the rising: waters, and of every creature that creepell upon) 11 It is an old leprosy in the skin of his flests, the earth;

and the priest shall pronounce him uncleiin, and 47 To make a difference between the unclean shall not shut him up: for he is unclean. 2010 the clean, and between the beast ihat may 12 And if a leprosy break out abroad in the be caten and the beast that may not be eaten. skin, and the leprosy cover all the skin of hiru CHAP. XII.

tlrat hath the plague from his head even to his Purification of women.

foot, wheresoever the priest looketh; ND the LORD spake unto Moses, ,

pricst shall consider: and behold, If a woman have conceived seed, and borne a pronounce him clean that hath the plague: it is man-child: then she shall be unclean seven all turned white: he is clean. days; according to the days of the separation 14 But when raw flesh appeareth in him, lic tor lier infirmity shall she be unclean.

shall be unclean. 3 And in the eighth day the flesh of his fore- 15 And the priest shall sec the raw flesh, and skin shall be circumcised.

pronounce hiin to be uncleau: for the raw tlesd 4 And she shall then continue in the blood of her is unclean: it is a leprosy. purifying three and thirty days: she shall touch. 16 Or if the raw flesh turn again, and be changed in hallowed thing, nor come into the sanctuary, into white, he shall come into the priest ; until the days of her purifying be fulfilled. 17 And the priest shall see him: and behold, if

5 But if she bear a maid-child, then she shall the plague be turned into white; then the priest be unclean two weeks, as in her separation : and shall pronounce him clean that liath the plague: she shall continue in the blood of her purifying he is clean. Threescore and six days.

18 The flesh also, in which, even in the skin 6 ! And when the days of her purifying are hereof, was a bile, and is healed, fuifilled, for a son, or for a daughter, she stall 19 And in the place of the bile there be a white bring a lamb of the first year for a burnt-offering,;rising, or a bright spot, white, and somewhütt and a young pigeon, or a turtle-clove, for a sin- reddish, and it be shewed to the priest; offering, unto the door of the tabernacle of the 20 And if, when ile priest seeth it, behold, it congregation, unto the priest :

be in sighi lower than the skin, and the hair 7 Who shall offer it before the LORD, and make thereof be turned white; the priest shall proani atonement for her; and she shall be cleansed nounce hiin unclean: it is a plague of Icprosy from the issue of her blood. This is the law for broken out of the bite. her that hath borne a male or a female.

21 But if the priest look on it, and behold, there 8 And if she be not able to bring a lamh, then be no white hairs therein, and if it be not lower She shall bring two turtles, or two young pigeons; than the skin, but be soniewhai dark; then the the one for thie burnt-offering, and the other for priest shall sliut him up seven days: a sin-offering: and the priest shall make an 22. And if it spread much-abroad in the skin, utonement for her, and she shall be clean. twin the priest shall pronounce him unclear; ii CHAP. XIII.

is a plague. Tokens in discerning the leprosy. 23 But if the bright spot stay in his place, and saying,

shall him clean. When a man shall have in the skin of his 24 Or if there be any filesi, u the skin whereof Heshi a rising, a scab, or bright spot, and it be in there is a lot burning, and the quick flesh thirt the skin of his flesh like the plague of leprosy; burneth have a white briylit spol, sor ewhat Then he shall be brought unto Aaron the priest, reddish, or white; or into one of his sons the priests :

25 Then the priest shall look upon it: and he3 And the priest shall look on the plague in the hold, if the hair in the bright spol be turned skin of the flesh: and when the bair in the plague white, and it be in sight deeper than the skin: it is turned white, and the plague in sight be deeper is a leprosy broken out of the burning: whereihan the skin of his flesli, it is a plague of lepro-fore the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it sy: and the priest shall look on hini, and pro- is the plague of leprosy. Sounce him unclear.

26 But if the priest look on it, and behold, there 4 If the briglit spot be white in the skin of his be no white hair in the bright spot, and it ve now flesti, and in sight be not deeper than thie skin, lower than the other skin, but be somewhat dark; and the hair thereof be not turned white; then then the priest shall shut him up seven days: the priest shall shut up him that hath the plague 27 And the priest shali look upou hin the seventh seven days:

day: and it' it bespread much abroad in the skin, 5 And the priest shall look on hin the sevenththen the priest shall pronounce him unclean: ii day: and behold, if the plague in his sight be utjis the plague of leprosy. a stay, and tlic plague spread not in the skin; then 28 And if the bright spot stay in his place, and the priest shall shut him up seven days more: spread not in the skin, but it be somewhat dark;

6 And the priest shall look on him again the it is a rising of the burning, and the priest shali
seventh day: and behold, if the plague be some-pronounce him clean: for ii is an inflammation
what dark, and the plague spread not in the skin, of the burning.
the priest shall prorrounce him clean: it is but a 29 If a man or woman have a plagne upon the
srab, and he shall wash his clothes, and be clean. head or the beard ;
- 7 But if the seabspread much abroad in the skin, 30 Then the priest shall see thc plague: and bc-
after that he hath been seen of the priest for his hold, if it be in sight deeper than the skin, and
cleansing, he shall be scen of the priest again: Ithere be in it a yellow thin bair; theu the pricat

And the Lord spake unto Moses and Aaron, sea pronounce hainbesteding bile; and the priest

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CIAL. XIV.

Cleansing the leper shall pronounce him unclean: it is a dry scall, the warp or in the woof, or in any thing ot'skin; toen á leprosy upon the head or heard.

54 Then the priest shall command that they :3 And it the priest look on the plague of the wash the thing wherein the plague is, ant lie scall, and belold, it be not in siglii deeper than shall slut it up seven days more: the skin, and that there is no black hair in it; 5. And the priest shall look on the plague attep thielt the priest shali shut up kim that hath the that it is washıcd: and behold, if the plague have plague of the scall seven days :

not changed his colour, and the plague be not 32 And in the seventh day the priest shall look spread; it is unclean: thou shalt burn it in the on the plague: and behold, if ihe scall spread tire; it is fret inward, whether it be bare within Avt, and there be in it no yellow hair, and thic or without. kall be not in sight deeper than the skin; 56 And if the priest look, and lehold, the plague 33 lle shall be shaven, but the scall shall he not be somewhat dark after the washing of it; lien slave; and the priest shall shut up him thul he shall rend it out of the garment, or out of the gach the scall seven days more:

skin, or out of the warp, or out of the woof: 31 And in the serenth day the priest shall look 57 And if it appear still in the garment, either on the scall: and behold, if the scall be not in the warp, or in the woof, or in any thing of spread in the skin, nor be in sight deeper than skin; it is a spreading plugue: thou shalt burn ihe skin; then the priest shall pronounce him that wherein ihe plague is with fire. clean: and he shall wash his clothes, and beclean. 58 And the gament, either warp, or woof, or

35 But if the scall spread much in the skin atter whatsoever thing of skin il be, which thou shalt bis cleansing;

waslı, if the plague be departed from them, then it 36 Then the priest shall look on lin: and be- shall be washedihe second time,and shall be clean. hold, if the scall be spread in the skin, the priest 59 This is the larv of the plague of leprosy in shall not seek for yellow hair; he is unclean. a garment of woollen or' linen, either in the

37 But if the scall be in his right at a stay, and warp or woof, or anything ofskins, to pronounce that there is black hair grown up therein; the ii clean, or to pronounce it unclean. sca! is healed, he is clear : and the priest shall

CHAP. XIV. hiin clean.

Rites in cleansing the leper. 38 If a man iso or a woman have in the skill! This shall be the law of the leper in the

NO the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, of their flesh bright spuits, even white bright spots; 39 Then the priesi shall look : and behold, is day of his cleansing: lle shall be brought unto the bright spots in the skin of their flesti be dark-the priest : Ish white; it is a freckled spot that groweuh in 3 And the priest shall go forth ont of the camp: the skin ; he is clean.

and the priest shall look, and behold, if the 40 And the man whosc hair is fallen off his plague of leprosy be healed in the leper; head, he is bald; yet is lie clean.

4 Then shall the priest command to take for Al And he that hath his hair fallen oft froin the him that is to be cleansed iwo biruis ilive ana part of his head toward his face, he is forcuead-clean, and cedar-wond, and scarlet, and hyssop balil; yet is he clcan.

5 And the priest shall command that one of the 49 And if there be in the bald head, or bald birds be killed in an eartheni vessel, over running forehead, a wbite redelislı sore; it is a leprosy water. sprung up in his bald head, or his bald forehead. 6 As for the living bird, he shall tike it, and the 43 Then the priest shall look upon it: and becedar-wood, and the scarlet, and the hyssop, and hold, if the rising of the sore he white reddish shall dip them, and the living birti, in the blood in his bald head, or in his bald forehead, is the of the bird that was kiiled over therunning water. leprosy appeareth in the skin of the flesli; 7 And lie shall sprinkle ipon liim that is to be 44 He is a leprous man, he is unclean: the priest cleansed from the leprosy seven times, and shall shall pronounce him utierly unclean; his plagne pronounce him clean, and shall let the living bird is in lis hexid.

loose into the open field. 43 And ilic leper in whom the plague is, his 8 And lie that is to be cleansed shall wash his clothes shall be rent, and his head bare, and he clothes, and shave off all his hair, and wash shall put a covering upon his upper lip, and shall himsell

' in water, that he may be clean: and af cry, Unclean, unclean.

ier that lie shall come into the camp, and shall 46 All the days wherein the plague shall be in him carry abroad out of his tent seven days. he shall be defiled; he is unclean: he shall dwell 9 Butit shall beon the seventh day, that he shal! alonc, without the camp shall lis habitacion be. shave all his bair off his head, and his beari, 47 The garment also ihat thc plague of leprosy and his eye-brows, even all his hair heshall share is in, rhcther it be a woollen garnent, or a lincnot; and he shall wash his clothes, also he shirit garment;

wası lis tiesh in water, and he shall be clean. 48 WI:eiher it be in the warp, or woof, of linen, 10 And on the eighth day he shall take two lieor of woollen: whether in a skin, or in any lambs without blemislı, and one ewe-lamb of the thing made of skin:

first year without blemish, and three tenth-deals 49 And if the plagne be greenish or reddish in of tire flour for a meat-ofiering, mingled with the garment, or in the skin, either in the warp, or oil, and one log of oil. hide woof, or in any thing of skin; itis a playne 11 Asid the priesi uhat makcılı him clean, shall of leprosy, and shall be shewed unto the priesi : preselit the man that is to be made clean, and

50 And ihe priest shall look upon the plague, those things, before the Lorn, at the door of the and shiut up it that hath the plague seven days: tabernacle of the congregation. 51 And he shall look or the plague on the sev- 12 And the priest shall take one le-lamb, anal enth day: if the plague be spreail in the garment, offer him for a trespass-offering, and the log (if cither in the warp, or in uic woof, or in a skin, oil, and wave them for a wave offering before ar in any work that is made of skin; the plague the LORD. us a fretling leprosy ; it is unclean.

13 And lieshall slay the lanıb in the place where 52 11e shall therefore burn that garment, whether he shall kill thesin-otiering and the burnt-offering, warp or woof, in woollen or in linen, or any thing in the holy place: for as the sin-offering is the of skin, wlierein the plague is: for ii is a freuling pricst's, so is the trespass-oitering: it is most holy; leptusy ; it shall be burut in the tire.

14 And the pricst shall take some of the blooi $3 and if the priest shall look, and behold, the of the trespass-offering, and the priest shall plague de not spread in the garment, either in it upon the tip of the right car of him that is to

Signs of leprosy in a house.

LEVITICU'S. Melhod of cleansing that hous be cleansed, and upon the thumb of his right see the plague, that all that is in the house be hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot. Dolmude unclean; and afterward the priest shall

15 and the priest shall take some of the log of gn in to see the house : oil, and pour it into the palm of his own left hand: 37 | And he shall look on the plague, and be

16 And the prirst shall dip his right finger in the oil old, if the plaguc be in the walls of the house, that is in his luri hand, and shall sprinkle of the with hollow streaks, greenish, or reddish, which oil with his finger seven times before the LORD. in sight are lower than the wall;

17 And of the rest of'ile vil that is in his hand, 38 Then the priest shal} go out of the house lo shall the priest put upon the tip of the right car ile door of the house, and shut up the house mihim that is to be cleansed, and upon the thumb seven days. of his right hatid, and upon the great loe of his :39 And the priest shall come again the seronth riglit foot, upon the blood of the trespass-otlering. day, and shall look; and behold, if the plague

18 And the remnant of the oil that is in the be spread in the walls of the house ; furiosi's hand he shall pour upon the head of him 40 Then the priest shall command that they ihat is to be cleansedl: and the priest shall wake take away the stones in which the plague is, and an atonement for him before the LORD. they shall cast them into an unclean place with

19 And the pricst shall offer the sin-offering out the city: and make ali atonement for him that is so bel 11 And lie shall cause the lioure to be scraped cleaused from his uncleanness; and asterward within round about, and they shall pour out the ne shall kill the burns-offering.

dust that they scrape ofi' without the city into 20 And the priest shall offer the burnt-off:ring, an unclean place: and the meat-offering upon the altar: and the 42 And they shall take other stones, and pilit priest shall inake an atonement for bim, and he them in the place of those stones; and he shall shall be clean.

tärke other mortar, and shall plaster the honit. 21 And it liebe poor, and cannot get so much ; . 43 And if the pague come again, and break out then he shall take onc lamb for a trespass-offer- in the house, aiter that he hath taken away the ing to be waved, to make an atonement for him, soncs, and after he batli scraped the house, and and onc lenth-deal of fine flour iningled with oil aner it is plastered ; for a meat-offering, and a log of oil;

44 Then the priesi shall come and look; and 22 And I wo turtle-sloves, or iwo young pigeons, behold, is the plague be spread in the house, it such as he is able to get; and the one shall be a is a frenting leprosy in the house: it is unclean. sin-offering, and the other a burnt-offering. 43 Audheshall break dowlithe house, the stones

23 And he shall bring them on the eighth day for of it, and the timber thereof, and all ise mortar liis cleansing unto the priest, unto the door of the of the house: and lic shall carry them forth out tabernacle of the congregation, before the Lord. of the city into an unclcan place.

24 And the priest shalliake thic lamb of the tres- 46 Moreover, he that you th into the honse :il! piss offering, and the logofoil, and the priest shall the while that it is shut up, shall be ucieau. wave them for a wave offering before the LORD. Wtil the even.

25 And lie shall kill the launb of the trespass-of-| 47 And he that lieth in the house sha!l wasli liis tering, and the pricst shall take some of lic blood clothes: and he that cateth in the house shall of the trespass-onering, and put it upon the tip wash his clothes. of the riuli car of liim ihat is in buc cleansed, and 48 91 And if the priest shall come in, and look

prooi Die limb of his right hand, and upon the upon it, and behold, the plague liath hot spread great toe of his right foot.

in the house, after the house was plastered: then 26 And the pricst shall pour of the oil into the the priest shall pronounce the liouse clean, bem palm of his own left hand.

cause the plague is healed. 7 And the priest shall sprinkle with his riglie 49 And lie shall take to cleanse the house two linger some of the oil that is in his left hand seven birds, and cedar-wood, and scarlet, and livssup: times before the LORD:

50 And he shall kill the one of the birds in an 28 And the priest shall puit of the oil that is in earthen vessel, over running water: Iris hand, upon the tip or the right ear of him that 51 And he shall take the cedar-wood, and the is 10 be cleansed, and upon the thumb of his hyssop, and the scarlet, and the living hird, and right hand, and upon the great toe of his right fooi, dip them in the blood of the slain bird, and in upon the placeofthe blood ofthe trespass-offering the running water, and sprinkle the house seven

29 And the rest of the oil that is in the priest's lines: hand, lie shall put upon the liead of him that is 52 And he shall cleanse the house with the blood 10 be cleansed, to make an atonement for him of the bird, and with the running water, and before the LORD.

with the living bird, and with the cedar-wood, :30 And he shall offer the one of thic tirtle doves, and with the hyssop, and with the scarlet : or of the young pigeons, such as he can get; 53 But lie shall let go the living bird out of ille 31 Enen such as he is able to gel, the one for city into the open fields, and make an atonement at sit-offering, and the other for a burnt-offering, for the house : and it shall be clean. with the meat-offering. And the priest shali 54 This is the law for all manner of plague of make an atonement for him that is io be clean- leprosy, and scall, scol, before ibe l.orn.

55 And for the leprosy of a garnicut, and of a 332 This is the law of him in whom is the house, plague of leprosy, whose hand is not able to get 50 And for a rising, and for a scab, and for a ihul which pertaineth 10 his cleansing. bright spot: 33 11 And the Lord spake unto Moscs and unto 57 To teach when is unclean, and when it is Aaron, saying,

clean: this is the law of leprosy. 334 When ye be come into the land of Canaan,

CHAP. XV. which I give to you for a possession, and I pui

Of uncleanness by issues. possession;

Aaron, saying, 35 And hic that owneth the house. shall come 2 !! Speak unio the children of Israel, and say and iell the priest, saying, It seemeth to me there unto them, When any man hath a running issuo is as it were a Mague in the house:

out of his flesh, because of his issuche is unclean. 36 Then the priest shall command that they 3 And this shall be his uncleanness in his issue ! cupy the house, before the priest go into il 10! whether bis fleshi run with his issue, or his ncak

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The cleansing of issues

CHAP. XVI.

The high-priest's sin-offerng be stopped from his issue, it is his uncleanness. Wher issuc shall be unto ber as the bed of her stópa4 Every bed wlercon lie lied that liath the ration: and whatsoever she sitlett upon shall be issie, is unclear: and every thing whereon le uncleau, as the uncleruiness of her separation. sitleth, shall be incle:n.

| 97 And wliosoever wucheth those things shall 5 And whosoever toucheth his bed, shall wish be welcan, and shall waslı his clothes, and bathio his clothes, and bathe himself in water, avid be himself in water, and be unclean until the eve:ls. inclean until the even.

I But if she be cleansed of bier issue, ilien 6 And lie tha! sitiella on any thing whereon he'sic shall number to herself seven days, and after sul that hath the issue, shall wasli His clothes, that site shall be clearl. and bathe himseif in water, and be unclean until 29 And on the eighth day she shall take unio the even.

her two curiles, or two young pigeons, and bring 7 And he that coucheth the flesh of him that them unto the priest, to the door of the tabernacle hath the issue, shall wasb liis clothes, and bathe of the congregativa. himself in water, and be unclean until the even. 30 And the priest shall offer the one for a siit # And if hethathiaid the issue spit upon himn that offering, and ile other for a burnt-offering; and is clean; then heslall wash his clothes, and bathe i!le priest shall make an atonement for her behimseis in water, and be uncleau until the even. fore the loro for the issue of her uncleanness.

And what sadille svever he rideth upon that 31 Thus shall ye separate the children of Israel hath ulic issue, shall be unclean.

from their uncleanness: that they die not in their 10 And wiosnever toucheth any thing that was uncleanness, when they detile mýtabernacle that ainder fim, shall be unclean until the even: and is anosig them. ne that beareth any of those things, shall wash| 32 This is the law of him that hath an issue, his clothes, and bathe ninisclf in water, and be and of him whose seed goeth from him, and is unclean until the even.

detiled therewith ; U Aud whomsnever lie toucheth that hath the 33 And of lier that is sick or her flowers, and issue (aud hath not rinsed l.is hands in water) of him that hall an issile, of the man, and of He shall wash bis clothes, and bathe hinselj' in the woman, and of him that lieth with lier that water, and be unclear until the even.

is unclean. 1. And the vessel of earth that lie tonchelli

CUAP. XVI. which liath the issue, shall be broken: and every

The sacrifices of atonement. Vessel of wood shall be rinsed in water. 131 And when lie that hath an issue is cleansed! A the loro spake unto Moses after the

death of the two sons of Aaron, when they of his issue; then he sha number himself offered before the LORD, au ied: seven days furliscleansing, and wash hisclothes, 2 And the LORD said unto Moses, Speak into and bathe lis flesh in running water, and shall Aaron thy brother, that lie come not at all times be clean.

in the holy place within the vail, before the 11 And on the eighth day he shall take to him inercy-scal, which is upon the ark; that lie die TWO lurile-sloves, or two young pigeons, and come noti for I'will appear in the cloud upon the telare thic LORD, tilito tie door of the tabernacle mercy-scal. of the conrregation, and give them into the priest: 39 Thus shall Aaron come into the holy place :

15 And ihe priest shall offer them, the one for with a young bullock for a sin-offering, and it a sim-uttering, and de other for a hurut-odering; ram for a burnt-offering: and the priest shall make an atonemcut for him 4 We shall put on the lioly linen cont, and le besore the J.ORD @or his issue.

shall have the linen breeches upon his fishi, ani 16 Anil if any man's seed of copulation yo our shall be girded with the linen girdle, and with from him, then lesball wash all histlush in water, the linen nitre shalllic be attired: these are holy and be nuclean tuntil the even.

garinents; therefore shall he wash his flesh in 17 And every garment, and every skin whereon water, and so put them on. Is the seed of copulation, shall be washed with 5 And he shall take of the congregation of the water, and be uliclean until the eveni.

children of Israel two kids of the goats for a sin18 The woman also with whom man shall lie offering, and one ran for a burnt-offering: nilh seed of copulation, they shall both ballie 6 And Aaron shall offer his bullock of ile sinthemselves in waler, and beunclean until theeven. offering, which is for himself, and makcan atone

19 1 And if a woman have an issue, and her ment for himself, and for his house. Isstie in her flesh be blood, she shall be put apart 7 And he shall take the two goats, and present seven days: and whosoever toucheih hier shall them before the LORD at the door of the laberna be clean until the even.

cle of the congregation. % And every thing that she licih upon in her 8 and Aaron shall cast lots 1pon the two goats; separation shall be unclean: everything also that one loi for the LORD, and the other lot for the slie silleth ypon shall be unclean.

scape-goat. 21 And whusoever tvucheth her bod shall wash 9 And Aaron shall bring the goat upon which the his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be Lord's lot fell, and offer him for a sin-offering. unclean until the even.

10 But the goat on which the lot fell to be the w And whosoever toucheth any thing that she scape-gout, shall be presented alive before the sat upou sliall washi luis clothes, and bathe him. Lorn, to make an atonement with him, and 10 self in water, and be unclean until the even. let him go for a scape-goat into the wilderness.

23 And if it be on her bed, or on any thing I l And Aaron shall bring the bullock of the wiercou she sitteil, wlien he toucheth it lie sin-offering, which is for himself, and shall inake shall be triclean until the even.

an ainement for himiself, and for his house, and 24 And if any man lie with ler at all, and her shall kill the bullock of the sin-offering which is flowers be upou lin. he shall be unclean seven for linisel: days: and all the bed whercon he lieth shall be 12 And he shall take a censer full of burning uncleall.

coals of tire from off the altar before the LORD, 25 And if a woman have an issue of her blood and his hands full of sweet incense beaten sniall, niany days out of ille lime of her separation, or and bring it within the vail: If it run beyond the time of her separation; all the 13 And he shall put the incense upon the fire days of the issue of her uncleanness shall be as before the Lorn, that the cloud of ihe inccuse the days of her separation; she shall be unclean. may cover the mercy-seat that is upon the testi26 Every bed wlierconi slie lieth all the days of mony,

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The scapegnat.

LEVITICUS. Blood offered at the labernacle 14 And he shall take of the Llond of the bullock, the atonement, and shall put on the linen clothes, and sprinkle it with his tinger upou the mercy- even the holy garinents: scat eastward : ad before the mercy-seat shall he 33 And he shall make an atonement for the holy sprinkle of the blood with his finger seven times. sanctuary, and he shall make an atonement for 15 9 Then shall be kill the goal of the sin-offer- the tabernacle of the congregation, and for the ing that is for the poople, and bring his blood altar: and he shall make an atonement for tho within the vail, and do with that blood as he did priests, and for all the people of the congregation. with the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it upon 34 And this shall be an everlasting statute unto the mercy-seat, and before the mercy-seat: you, to make an atonement for the children of · 16 And lie shall make an atonement for the Israel for all their sins once a year. And lie did holy place, because of the uncleanness of the as the LORD commanded Moses. children of Israel, and because of their trans

CHIAP. XVII. gressions in all their sins: and so shall he do for

Blood forbidden to be caten. the tabernacle of the congregation that remaineth

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ND the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, among them in the midst of their uncleanness.

2 Speak unto Aaron, and unto his sons, and 17 And there shall be no nian in the tabernacle to all the children of Israel, and say unto of the congregation when he goeth in to make an then, This is the thing which the Logo hath atonenieni in the holy place, until he comie ont, commanded, saying, and have made an atonement for himself, and 3 What man soever there be of the house of for his household, and for all the congregation Isracl, that killeth an ox, or lauh, or goal in the of Israel.

camp, or that killeth it out of the camp, 18 And he shall go out unto the altar that is 4 And bringeth it not into the door of the talerbefore the LORD, and make an atonement for it ; nacle of the congregation, to offer an offering unto and shall take of the blood of the bullock, and the Lord before the tabernacle of the Lord: of the blood of the goat, and put it upon the blood shall be imputed unto that man, lic hath horns of the altar round about.

sheit blood; and that man sha!l be cut off from 19 And he shall sprinkleof the blood upon it with anong his people: liis finger seven times, and cleanse it, and hal- 5 1'o the end that the children of Israel may low it from the uncleanness of the children or bring their sacrifices whicl: they offer in the Israel.

open field, even that they may bring them (1110 2011 And when he hath made an pod of reconci-tie LORD, unto the door of the tabernacle or ilie ling the holy place, and the tabernacle of the con- congregation, unto the priest, and offer them for gregation, and the altar, he shall bring the live peace-offerings unto the LORD. goat:

6 Add the priest shall sprinkle thic blood upon. 21 And Aaron shall lay both his liands upon the the altar or the LORD ai the door of the taberhead of the live goat, and confess over him all the nacle of the congregation, and burn the fal for iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their a sweet savour unto the LORD. transgressions in all their sins, putting them upon 7 And they shall no more offer their sacrifices the head of the goat, and shall send him away by unto devils, after whom they have gone a whor. The land of a fit man into the wilderness : ling: This shall be a statute for ever unto thens 99 And the goat shall bear upon him all their throughout their generations. iniquities unto a land not inhabited : und he 8 of And thou shalt say unto them, Whatsoever shall let go the goat in the wilderness.

man there be of the house of Israel, or of the 23 And Aaron shall come into the tabernacle of strangers which sojourn among you, that offerthe congregation, and shall put off thc linen gar-cth a burnt-offering or sacrifice, ments which he put on when he went into the 9 And bringeth it not unto ine door of the holy place, and shall leave them there: tabernacle of the congregation, to offer it into

24 And he shall wash his flesh with water in the LORD; even that nian shall be cut off froin the bioly pluce, and put on his garments, and among his people. come forth, and offer his burnt-offering, and the 10 11 And whatsoever man there be of the house burnt-offering of the people, and make an atone- of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among ment for hiniself, and for the people.

you, thai eateth any manner of blood; I will even 23 And the fat of the sin-offering shall he burn set my face against Ulat soul that eateth blood, upon the altar.

and will cut him off from among liis people, 26 And he that let go the goat for the scape- 11 For the life of the flesh is in the blood and goat shall waslı his clothes, and bathie his flesh I have given it to you upon the altar, to make in water, and afterward coine into the camp. an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood

67 And the bullock for the sin-offering, and that maketh an atonement for the sout. the goat for the sin-offering, whose blood was 12 Therefore I said unto the children of Israel, brought in to make atonement in the holy pluce, No soul of you shall eat blood, ucisher shall any shall one carry forth without the camp; and stranger that sojourneth among you eat blood. they shall burn in the fire their skins, and their 13 And whatsoever man there be of the chitHesh, and their dung.

dren of Israel, or of the strapgers that sojourn 28 And he that burneth them shall wash his among you, which lumtetb and catcheth any clotlies, and bathe his flesh in water, and after-beast or fowl that may be eaten; he shall even ward he shall come into the camp.

pourout the blood thereof, and cover it with dust, 20 4 And this shall be a statute for ever unto 14 For it is the life of all flesh, the blood of it you: that in the seventh month, on the tenth is for the life thereof: therefore I said unto the day of the inonth, ye shall amict your souls, and children of Israel, Ye shall eat the blood of no do no work at all, whether it be one of your own manner of flesh: (or the life of all flesh is the country, ora stranger that sojourneth among you: blood thereof: whosoever eateth it shall be cut ofr.

30 For on that day shall the priest make an 15 And every soul that eateth that which died atonement for you, io cleanse you, that ye may of itself, or that which was torn with beasts, be clean from all your sins before the LORD. (whether it be one of your own country, or a

31 It shall be a sabbath of rest unto you, and stranger) he shall boch wash his clothes, and ye shall afflict yonr souls by a statute for ever. Lathe hirself in water, and be unclean until the

32 And the priest whoin he shall anoint, and even : then shall he be cican. whom he shall consccrale lo minister in the 16 But it lie wash them not, nor bathe bis flesh; pricot's oflice in his father's stead, shall makelthen lie shall bear his iniquity.

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