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The families, sumeer,
NUMBERS. and charge of the Laitei. 23 The families of the Gershonites 39 All that were numbered of the shall pitch behind the tabernacle west. Levites, which Moses and Aaron nunward.
bered at the commandment of the 24 And the chief of the house of the LORD), tbroughout their families, all the father of the Gershorites shall be Elia- males, from a month old and upwarı, saph the son of Lael.
zere twenty and two thousand. 25 And the charge of the sons of 40 And the LORD said unto MoGershon, in the tabernacle of the con- ses, Number all the tirst-born of the gregation, shall be the tabernacle, and males of the children of Israel, from a the tent, the covering thereof, and the month old and upward, and take the hanging for the door of the tabernacle number of their names. of the congregation,
41 And thou sbalt take the Levites 96 And the hangings of the court, and for me (I am the LORD) instead of all the curtain for the door of the court, the first-born among the children of which is by the tabernacle, and by the Israel; and the cattle of the Levites inaliar round about, and the cords of it, stead of all the tirstlings among the for all the service theroot.
cattle of the children of Israel. 27 And of Kolazh mas the family of 42 And Moses numbered, as the the Amramites, and the family of the LORD commanded him, all the tirsti eharites, and the family of the He- born among the children of Israel. bronites, and the family of the Uz 43 And all the first-born inales, by vielites: these are the fainil:es of the the number of names, from a month Kohathites.
old and upward, of those that were 99 In the number of all the males, numbered of them, were twenty and froin a month old and upward, were two thousand two hundred and three. eight thousand and six hundred, keep-score and thirteen. ing the charge of the sanctuary.
44 And the LORD spake unto Moses, 29 The families of the sons of Kohath saying, shall pitch on the side of the tabernacle 45 Take the Levites instead of all the southward.
first-born among the children of Israel, 30 And the chief of the house of and the cattle of the Levites instead of the father of the families of the Koha- their cattle; and the Levites shall be thites shall be Elizaphan the son of mine : 1 am the LORD, Uzziel.
4t And for those that are to be re31 And their charge shail be the ark, deemed of the two hundred and threeand the table, and the candlestick, score and thirteen of the first-born of and the altars, and the vessels of the the children of Israel, which are more sanctuary wherewith they, minister, than the Levites; and the hanging, and all the service 47 Thou shalt even take five shekels thereof.
apiece by the poll; after the shekel of 32 And Eleazar the son of Aaron the sanctuary shalt thou take them : the priest shall be chief over the chief (the shekel is twenty gerahs :) of the Levites, and hare the oversight 48 And thou shalt give the money, of them that keep the charge of the wherewith the odd number of them is sanctuary.
to be redeemed, unto Aaron and lo bus 33 Of Merari was the family of the sons. Mahlites, and the family of ihe M'ish 49 And Moses took the redemptionates these are the families of Merari. money of them that were over and
34 And those that were nuinhered of abore them that were redeemed by the them, according to the number of Levites : all the wales, from a month old and 50 of the first-born of the children of upward, ucré six thousand and two Israel took he the money; a thousand Lundred.
three hundred and threescore and 35 And the chief of the house of five shekels, after the shekel of the sancthe father of the families of Merari tuary : yas Zuriel the son of Abihail : these 51 And Moses gave the money of shali pitch on the side of the talerna- them that were redeemed unto Aaron, cle northward.
and to his sons, according to the word 36 And under the custody and charge of the LORD, as the LORD commanded of the sons of Merari shall be the boards Moses. of the tabernacle, and the bars thereof,
CHAP. IV. and the pillars toerent and the sockets And the LORD spake unto Moses all that serveth thereto,
2 Take the sum of the sons of Kobach 37 And the pillars of the court round from among the sons of Levi, after about, and their sockets, and their pins, their families, by the house of their and their cords.
fathers, 38 But those that encamp before the 3 From thirty years old and upward, tabernacle towards the east, even be even until fifty years old, all that enter fore the tabernacle of the congregation into the host, to do the work in the taeastward, shall be Moses, and Aaron bernacle of the congregation. ord his sons, keeping the charge of 4 This shall be tbe service of the to sanctuary for the charge of the chil- sons of Kohath in the tabernacle of i of Israel; and the stranger that the congrepation about the mos: boly
The Levites' service,
CHAP. IV. and their several offices 5 And when the camp setteth for-, approach onto the most holy things: ward, Aaron shall coine, and his sons, Aaron and his sons shall go in, and are and they shall take down the covering point them every one to his service and vail, and corer the ark of testimony to his burden: with it;
20 But they shall got go in to see 6 And shall put thereon the covering when the holy things are covered, lest of badgers' skins, and shall spread over they die. sa cloth wholly of blue, and shall put 21 q And the LORD spake unto Moin the staves thereof.
ses, saying, 7 And upon the table of shew-bread 22 Take also the sum of the sons of they shall spread a cloth of blue, and Gershon, throughout the houses of their put thereon the dishes, and the spoons, fathers, by their families; and the bowls, and covers to cover 23 From thirty years 'old and up. 'n withal : and the continual bread shall ward, until fifty years old, shalt thou be thereon.
Dumber them; all that enter io to 8 And they shall spread upon them a perform the service, to do the work cloth of scarlet, and cover the same with in the tabernacle of the congregia covering of badgers' skins, and shall tion. put in the staves thereof.
94 This is the service of the families 9 And they shall take a cloth of blue, of the Gershonites, to serve, and for and cover the candlestick of the light, burdens. and his lamps, and his tongs, and his 25 And they shall bear the curtains snuff-dishes, and all the oil vessels of the tabernacle, and the tabernacle thereof, wherewith they minister uoto of the congregation, bis covering, and it:
the covering of the badgers' skins that 10 And they shall put it, and all the is above upon it, and the hanging for Fessels thereof, within a covering of the door of the tabernacle of the conbadgers' skins, and shall put it upon a gregation, bar.
26 And the hangings of the court, 11 And upon the golden altar they and the banging for the door of the shall spread'a cloth of blue, and cover gate of the court which is by the taberit with a covering of badgers' skins, nacle, and by the altar round about, and shall put to the staves thereof, and their cords, and all the instruments
12 And they shall take all the instru- of their service, and all that is made for ments of ministry, wherewith they mi-ther : so shall they serve. nister in the sanctuary, and put them 27 At the appointment of Aaron and :0 a cloth of blue, and cover them with his sons shall be all the service of the a covering of badgers' skins, and shall sons of the Gershonites, in all their put them on a bar.
burdens, and in all their service: anil 13 And they shall take away the ye shall appoint unto them in charge ashes from the altar, and spread a pur-all their burdens. ple cloth thereon:
29 This is the service of the families 14 And they shall put upon it all tbe of the sons of Gershon in the tabernavessels thereof, wherewith they mi-cle of the congregation: and their nister about it, even the censers, the charge shall be under the hand of Itban flesh-hooks, and the shovels, and the mar, the son of Aaron the priest. basons, all the vessels of the altar : and 29 As for the sons of Merari, tho'r they shall spread upon it a covering shalt number them after their families, of hadgers' skins, and put to the stares by the house of their
fathers : of it.
30 From thirty years old and upward, 15 And when Aaron and his sons even unto fifty years old, shalt tho 1 have made an end of covering the number them, every one that enterezi sanctuary, and all the vessels of the into the service, to do the work of the sanctuary, as the camp is to set for- tabernacle of the congregation. ward; after that, the sons of Kohath 31 And this is the charge of their shall come to bear it : but they shall burden, according to all their service not touch any holy thing, leat they in the tabernacle of the congregation ; die. These things are the burden of the boards of the tabernacle, and the che sons of Kohath in the tabernacle of bars thereof, and the pillars thereof. the congregation.
and sockets thereof, 16 And to the office of Eleazar, the 32 And the pillars of the court round son of Aaron the priest, pertaineth the about, and their sockets, and their oil for the light, and the sweet incense, pins, and their cords, with all their and the daily meat-offering, and the instruments, and with all their seranointing oil, and the oversight of all vice, and by name ye shall reckon the tabernacle, and of all that therein the instruments of the charge of their 1s, in the sanctuary, and in the vessels burden. thereof.
33 This is the service of the families 17 || And the LORD spake unto Mo- of the sons of Merari, according to a'! ses and unto Aaron, saying,
their service in the tabernacle of the 18 Cut ye not off the tribe of the congregation, under the hand of Ithafamilies of the Kohathites from among mar, the son of Aaron the priest. the Levites :
34 And Moses and Aaron, and the 19 But thus do unto them, that they chief of the congregation, numbered say live, and that die, when tbey the sons of the Kohatbites, after the
Vuinber of the Gershonics and NUMBERS. Merarites. Nesti!!!!!ın enjoined, families, and after the house of their
CHAP. V. fathers,
ND the LORD spake unto Moses,
AN 35 From thirty years old and upward, saying, eren unto fifty years old, every one 2 Command the chidren of Israel, that entereth into the service, for the that they put out of the cainp every work in the tabernacle of the congreleper, and erery one that hath ail gation :
issue, and whosoever is detiled by the 36 And those that were numbered of dead: then, by their families, were two thou 3 Both male and female shall ye put sand seven hundred and fifty
out, without the camp shatil ve put 37 These were they that were num-rhein ; that they defile not their canaps, Hered of the fimilies of the Koha in the midst whereo I dwell thites, all that might do service in the 4 And the children of Israel did so, tabernacle of the congregation, which and put them out without the camp: Moses and Aaron did number, accord as the LORD spake unto Moscs, so did ing to the commandment of the LORD the childien of Israel. by the hand or Moses.
5 T And the LORD spake cnto Mo39 And those that were numbered ses, saying, of the sons of Gershon, throughout 6 Speak unto the children of Israel ; their families, and by the house of their When it mn or wou shall coinut 1.1thers,
any sin that men comit, to do a tres. 39 From thirty years old and upward, pass against the LORD, and that pereven unto fifty years old, every one son be guilty; that entereth into the service, for the 7 Then they shall confess their sin work in the tabernacle of the congrega- which they have done, and he shall tion,
recompense his trespass with the prin40 Even those that were numbered cipal thereo, and aid unto it the fifth of them, throughout their families, part thereo", and gone it unto him ty the houses of their fathers, were against whom he lattie passed.
wo thousand and six hundred an i 9 But i them in hieno kinsinan to thirty
recompense tlie trespass unto, let the 4. These are they that were num-tre-pass be recompensed unto hered of the families of the sens of LORD), een to the priest; besties the Gershon, o: all that might no service rain of the atonement, whereby an in the tabernacle of the congregation, atonement shall be made for him. whom Moses and Aaron did numer, And every ofterng of all the according to the commandment of the holi ting, o the children of Israel, LORD.
which tey bring unto the priest, shail 42 And those that were numbered of be his. the families of the sons of Merari, 10 And every man's hallowed things throughout their families, by the house shall behis: whatsoever any man givetb of their fathers,
the priest, it shall be his. 43 From thirty years old and up 11 And the LORD spake unto Mo ward, even unto fifty years old, every ses, saying, one that entereth into the service, for 12 Speak unto the children of Israel, the work in the tabernacle of the con- and say unto them, If any man's wile gregation,
go aside, and cominit a trespass against 44 Even those that were numbered him, of them, after their famules, were three 13 And a man lie with her carnally, thousand and two hundred
and it he hid from the eyes of her bus. 4. These be those that were number-hand, and be kept close, and she le ed of the families of the sons of Merari, dehled, and there
witness whom Moses and Aaron numbered, against her, neither she be taken witha according to the word of the LORD the manner; Dy the hand of Moses.
14 And the spirit of jealousy come 46 All those that were nuinhered of upon him, and he be jealous of his the Levites, whom Moses and Aaron wife, and she he defiled: or if the and the chief of Israel numbered, after spirit of jealousy come upon him, and their families, and after the house of be he jealous of his wife, and she be their fathers,
not deniled; 47 From thirty years old and upward, 15 Then shall the man bring his wile even unto fitty years old, every one unto the priest, and he shall bring her that came to do the service of the mi otfering for her, the tenth part of an mistry, and the service of the hurder: in ephah of barley meal; he shall pour to the tabernacle of the congregation, oil upon it, nor put frankincense
49 Even those that were rumhered thereon ; for it is an offering of jeaof them, were eight thousand and live lousy, an offering of memnonial, bring. hundred and fourscore.
ing iniquity to remembrance.
Furden: thus were they nuin- dust that is in the floor of the taber.
The triai of jealousy.
CHAP. VI. The loss of the Yazarlle. 19 And the priest shall set the woman, and say into them, When either man helore the LORD, and uncover the or woman shall separate themselves to woman's head, and put the offering of vow a vow of a Nazarite, to separate memorial in her hands, which is the themselves unto the LORD; jealousy-offering: and the priest shall 3 He shall separate himself from wine, have in his hand the bitter water that and strong drink, and shall drink no causerb the curse.
vinegar of wide, or vinegar of strong 19 And the priest shall charge her by drink, neither 'shail be drink any an oath, and say unto the woman, if liquor of grapes, nor eat moist grapes, no man bave lain with thee, and if thou or dried. hast not gone aside to uncleanness with 4 All the days of his separation shall another instead of thy husband, be thou he eat nothing that is made of the free from this bitter water that causerb vine-tree, froin the kernels even to the the carse :
husk. 20 But if thou hast gone aside to ano 5 All the days of the vow of his ther instead of thy husband, and if thou separation there shall no razor come be defiled, and some man bath lain upon his head : until the days be fui. with thee besides thine husband ; filled, in the which he separateth hi
21 Then the priest shall charge the self unto the LORD, he shall be holy, woman with an oath of cursing; and and shall let the locks of the hair of his the priest shall say unto the woman, head grow. The LORD make thee a curse and an 6 All he days that he separateta oath among thy people, when the LORD himself unto the LORD, he shall cone doth make thy thigh to rot, and thy at no dead body. belly to swell:
7 He shall not make himself unclean 22 And this water that causeth the for his father, or for his mother, for tis curse shall go into thy bowels, to make brother, or for his sister, when they shy belly to swell, and thy thigh to die; because the consecration of his rot. And the woman shall say, Amen, God is upon his head. amen.
8 All the days of his separation he is 23 And the priest shall write these holy unto the LORD. curses in a book, and he shall blot 9 And if any inan die very suddenly them out with the bitter water: by him, and he hata defiled the head
24 And he shall cause the woman to of his consecration; then he shall drink the bitter water that causeth 1 shave his head in the day of his curse: and the water that causeth the cleansing, on the seventh day shall he curse shall enter into her, and become shave it. bitter.
10 And on the eighth day he shall 25 Ther, the priest shall take the bring two turtles, or two young pin jealousy-offering out of the woman's geons, to the priest, to the door of band, and shall wave the offering the tabernacle of the congregation: before the LORD, and offer it upon 1! And the priest stall oller the one the altar :
for a sin-offering, and the other for 3 26 And the pricst shall take an band burnt-ottering, and nake an atonement rul of the offering, even the memorial for him, for that he sinned by the dead, thereof, and burn it upon the altar, and shall hallow his head' that same and afterward shall cause the woman day. to drink the water.
i2 And he shall consecrate unto the 97 And when he hath made her to LORD the days of his separation, an I drink the water, tben it shall come sball bring a lambut the first year for to pass, that if she be defiled, and a trespass-ortering: hut the days that have done trespass against her hus- were before shall be lost, because his land, that the water that causeth the separation was deliled. curse shall enter into her, and become 13 And this is the law of the Na. hitter, and her bely shall swell, and zarite, when the days of his separation her thigh shall rot: and the woman are fulfilled. he shall be brought unto shail be a curse among ber people. the door of the tabernacle of the con
28 And if the woman be not defiled, gregation ; but be clean ; then she shall be free, 14 And he sball offer his offering and shall conceive seed.
unto the LORD, one he land of the 29 This is the law of jealousies, when first year without blemish for a burnt. a wife goeth aside to another instead of offering, and one ewe-lamb of the first ber husband, and is defiled;
year without blemish for a sin-offering, 30 Or when the spirit of jealousy and one ram without blemish for cometh upon him, and he be jealous peace-offerings, over his wife, and shall set the woman 15 And a basket of unleavened bread, before the LORD, and the priest shall cakes of fine flour, mingled with oil, execute upon her all this law;
and wafers of unleavened bread anoints 31 Then shall the ruan be guiltlessed with oil, and their meat-offering, froin iniquity, and this woman shall anıl their drink-offerings. bear ber iniquity.
16 And the priest shall bring them CHAP. VI.
before the LORD, and shall offer his AND the LORD spake unto Moses, sin-offering, and his burnt-offering: 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, I sacrifice of pcace-offerings unto the
Form of blessing the people. NUMBERS. The princes' offerings LORD, with the basket of unleavened 7 Two waggons and four oxen be bread: the priest shall offer also his gave u.to the sons of Gershon, accord meat-offering, and his drink-offering: ing to their service:
18 And the Nazarite shall shave the 3 And four waggons and eight oxen head of his separation at the door of he gave unto the sons of Merari, acthe tabernacle of the congregation cording unto their service, under the, and shall take the bair of the head of hand of Ithamar, the son of Aaron the Lis separation, and put it in the fire priest. which is under the sacrifice of the peace 9 But unto the sons of Kohath he offerings
gave none; because the service of the 19 And the priest shall take the sod- sanctuary belonging unto them was, den shoulder of the ram, and one that they should bear upon their tnleavened cake out of the basket, shoulders. and one un'eavened water, and shall 10 And the princes offered for de put them upon the bands of the Naza- dicating of the altar, in the day that it Tite, after the hair of bis separation is was anointed, even the princes ofl'ered shaven:
their offering before the altar. 20 And the priest shall wave them 11 And the LORD said unto Moses, for a wave-offering before tbe LORD: They sha!! offer their offering, each this is holy for the priest, with the prince on his day, for the dedicating of wave-breast and heave-shoulder: and the altar. after that the Nazarite may drink 12 And he that offered his offering wine.
the first day was Nahshon, the son of 21 This is the law of the Nazarite Amminadab, of the tribe of Judah: who bath vowed, and of his offering 13 And bis offering was one silver unto the LORD for his separation, charger, the weight whereof was an besides that that his hand shall get a hundred and thirty shekels, one silver according to the vow which he vowed, bowl of seventy shekels, after the so he must do after the law of his se- shekel of the sanctuary ; both of them paration.
were full of fine flour mingled with oil, 22 g And the LORD spake unto Mo- for a meat-offering : bes, saying,
14 One spoon of ten shekels of gold, 23 Speak unto Aaron, and unto his full of incense: sons, saying, On this wise ye shall 15 One young bullock, one ram one bless the children of Israel, saying un- land of the first year, for a burntto them,
offering : 94 The LORD bless thee, and keep 16 One kid of the goats for a sir. thee;
offering : 95 The LORD make his face shine 17 And for a sacrifice of peace-of upon thee, and be gracious unto thee; ferings, two oxen, five rams, nve he
26 The LORD lift up his countenance goats, five lambs of the first year. This upon thee, and give thee peace. was the offes ing of Naushon, the son of
27 And they shall put my name upon Amminadab. the children of Israel, and I will bless 18 On the second day Nethaneel, ibem.
the son of Zuar, prince of Issachar, dick CHAP. VII.
19 He offered for his offering one AND it came to pass on the day silver charger, the weight
whereof that Moses had fully set up the was an hundred and thirty shekels, one tabernacle, and had anointed it, and silver bowl of seventy shekels, after the sanctified it, and all the instruments shekel of the sanctuary ; both of thein thereof, both the altar and all the ves- full of fine flour mingled with oil, for sels thereof, and had anointed them, a meat-offering : and sanctified them.
20 One spoon of gold of ten shekels, 9 That the princes of Israel, heads full of incense : of the house of their fathers, who 21 One young bullock, one ram, one were the princes of the tribes, and lamb of the first year, for a burnt were over them that were numbered, offering : offered:
22 One kid of the goats for a sic. 3 And they brought their offering offering : i efore the LORD, six covered waggons, 23 And for a sacrifice of peace-offerand twelve oxen; a wagyon for two of Ings, two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, the princes, and for each one an ox: five lambs or the first year. This was and they brought them before the the offering of Nethaneel, the son of tabernacle.
Zuar. 4 And the LORD spake unto Moses, 24 1 On the third day Eliab, the son saying,
of Helor, prince of the children of 5 Take it of them, that they may be Zebulun, did otfer : to do the service omthe tabernacle or 25 His offering one silver the congregation; and thou shalt give charger, the weight whereof was an thern unto the Levites, to every man nundred and thirty shekels, one silver according to his service.
bowl of seventy shekeis, after the 6 And Moses took the waggons and shekel of the sanctuary, both of them the oxen, and gave them unto the fall of fine flour mingled with oil, for