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CHAP. XXI Of af erhg the 4t-fruits thod was! 1 boodman in the land of 17 Remember what Amalek did Egypt: therefore I command thee to unto thee bo the way, when ye were do this thing.

coine iorth out of Egypt; CHAP. XXV.

19 How be met thee by the way, ant If

men, and they come unto judgment, that were feele behind thee, when that the judges may judge them; then thou wa5 faint and weary ; and be they shall justify the rigoteous, and con- leared aot God. demn the wicked.

19 Therefore it shall be, when the 2 And it shall be, if the wicked in LORD thy God hath given thee rest be worthy to be beaten, that the judge from all thine enennies round about, shall cause him to lie down, and to be in the land which the LORD th God beaten beiore his face, according to giveth thee for an inheritance to poshis fault, by a certain nuinber. sess it, that ihou shalt blot out there.

3 Forty stripes he may give him, and membrance of Amalek from under not exceed : lest if he should exceed, heaven; thou shalt not forget it. and beat him above these with many

CHAP. XXVI. stripes, then thy brother should seem AND it shall be when thou ar:

in land 4 | Thou shalt not muzzie the ox LORD thy God giveth thee for an inbewhen he treadeth out the corn.

ritance, and possessest it, and dwellest 5 ( If bretiven dwell together, and therein'; one of them die, and have no child, 2 That thou shalt take of the first the wife of the dead shall not marry of all the iruit of the ear:h, which without unto a stranger: her husband's thou shalt bring of thy land that the brother shall go in unto her, and take LORD thy God giveth thee, and shalt her to himn to wife, and perforin the put it in a basket, and shalt go into the duty of an husband's brother unto place which the LORD thy God shall ber.

choose to place his name there. 6 And it shall be, that the first-born 3 And thou shalt go unto the priest which she beareth shali succeed in the that shall be in those days, and say name of his brother which is dead, that unto him, I prosess this day unto the his name be not put out of Israel. LORD thy God, that I am come unto

7 And if the inan like not to take the country which the LORD sware unhis brother's wise, then iet his bro-to our fathers for to give us. ther's wife go up to the gate unto the 4 And the priest shali take the bas. elders, and say, My husband's brother ket out of thine band, and set it dowa refuseth to raise up unto bis brother before the altar of the LORD thy God. a name in Israel, he will not perform 5 And thou shalt speak and say be the duty of my husband's brother. fore the LORD thy God, A Syrian rea.

Then the elders of his city shall dy to perish was my father, and he call him, and speak unto hiin: and if went down into Egyp, und sojourned he stand to it, and say, I like not to there with a few, and became there a take ber;

nation, great, mighty, and populous : 9 Then shall his brother's wife come 6 And the Egyptians evil-entreated unto him in the presence of the el us, and a slicted us, and laid upon us ders, and loose his shoe from off bis hard bondage : foot, and spit in his face, and sbal. w 7 And when we cried unto the LORD swer and say, So shall it be done unto God of our fathers, the LORD beard that man that will not build up his bro- our voice, and looked on our atfiction, ther's house.

and our labour, and our oppression: 10 And his name shall be called in

8 And the LORD brought us forta Israel, The house of him that bath his out of Egypt with a mighty land, and sboe loosed.

with an out-stretched arm, and with 11 When men strive together one great terribleness, and with signs, and with another, and the wife of the one with wonders; draweth near for to deliver her hus 9 And he hath brought us into this band out of the hand of him that place, and hath given us this land, smiteth him, and putteth forth her even a land that floweth with milk and band, and taketh him by the secrets: honey.

12 Then thou shalt cut off her hand, 10 And now, behold, 1 bare brought thine eye shall not pity hor.

the first-fruits of the land, which thou, 13 I Thou shalt not have in thy bag O LORD, hast given me. And thou divers weights, a great and a small. shalt set it before the LORD thy God,

14 Thou shalt not have in thine and worship before the LORD thy nouse divers measures, a great and God :

11 And thou shalt rejoice in every 15 But thou shalt have a perfect and good thing which the LORD thy God just weight, a perfect and just measure Lath given unto thee, and unto thine shalt thou hare ; that thy days may house, thou, and the Levite, and the be lengthened in the land which the stranger that is among you. LORD ihy God giveth thee.

12 When thou bast inade an endo 16 For all that do such things, and tithing all the tithes of thne increase all that do unrighteously, are an abo- the third year, which is the rear of mmation unto the LORD thy God. uthing, and bast given it watu the


Tlc lon to be written on stones. DEUTERONOMY. Curses from mount Ebal. Tenie, the stranger, the fatherless, 7 And thou shalt offer peace-offer. and the widow, that they may eat ings, and shalt eat there, and rejoice within thy gates, and be filled ; before the LORD thy God.

13 Then thou shalt say betore the $ And thou shalt write upon the LORD thy God, I have brought away stones all the words of this law, very the hallowed things out of mine house, plainly. 214 also have given them unto the 9g And Moses and the priests the Lerite, and unto the stranger, to the Levites spake unto all Israel, saying, fatherless, and to the widow, accord. Take heed, and hearken, ó Israel; ing to all the cominandınents which this day thou art become the people inou hast commanded me: I have not of the LORD thy God. frin ressed the commandments, nei 10 Thou shalt therefore obey the they have I forgotten them:

voice of the LORD thy Gowi, and do his 14 I have not eaten thereof in my commandments, and his statutes, amouraing, neither have I taken away which I command thee this day. a chi thereof for any unclean u54, nor 11 And Moses charged the people given ught thereof for the dead: but the same day, saying, I have bearkened to the voice of the 12 These shall stand upon mount LORD myGod,and have done according Gerizim to bless the people, when ye to all that thou hast commanded me. are come over Jordan; Simeon, and

15 Look down froin thy holy babi. Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Jotation, from heaven, and bless tby seph, and Benjamin : people Israel, and the land which thou 13 And these shall stand upon mount hast given us, as thou swarest unto our Ebal to curse ; Reuben, 'Gad, and fathers, a janá that floweth with milk Asher, and Zebulun, Dan, and Napband boney:

tali. 16 9 This day the LORD thy God 14 | And the Lerites shall speak, haid commanded thee to do these sta- and say unto all the men of Israel futes and judgments : thou shalt there with a loud vojee, fore keep and do them with all thine 15 Cursed be the man that makets heart, and with all thy soul.

any graven or molten iinage, an abo17 Thou last arouched the LORD mination unto tbe LORD, the work of this day to be thy God, and to walk in the hanris of the craftsman, and pu:his ways, and to keep his statutes, teth it in a secret place. And all the and his commandments, and his judg- pecple shall answer and say, Amen. Drents, and to hearken unto his voice : 1o Cursed be he that setieth light hy

15 And the LORD hath avouched thee his father or his motlier. And all tue this day to be his peculiar people, as people shall say, Amen. he hath promised thee, and that there 17 Cursed be he that removeth his sliouldest keep all his commandments: neighbour's land-mark. And all the

19 And to make thee high above all people shall say, Amen. nations which he hath made, in praise, 19 Cursed be hc that maketh the and in name, and in honour': and that blind to wander out of the way. And thou mavest he an hcly people into all the people shall say, Amc. the LORD thy God, as he hath spoken. 19 Cursed be be ibat perverteth the CHAP. XXVII.

judgment of the stranger, fatheriess, AND Moses with the cold rs of Israel and widow. And all the people shall

commanded the peopil, saying, say, Annen. Xeep all the commandments which I 20 Cursed be he that liccb with his cominand you this day.

father's wife: because he uncoveretb 2 And it shall be on the day when his father's skirt. And all the people yesball pass over Jordan unto the land shall say, Ainen. vvhich the LORD thy God giveth thee, 21 Cused be he that lieth with ans Elia! thou shalt set thee up great stones, manner of beast. And all the peopie and plaster them with plaster: shall say, Amen.

3 And thou shalt write upon them 22 Cursed be he that lieth with his all the words of this law, when the sister, the daughter of his father, or art passed over, that thou mayest go in the daughter of his mother. And all unto the land which the LORD thy God ihe people sball say, Amen. piveth thee, a land that floweth with 23 Cursed be be that lieth with his inilk and honey; as the LORD God of mother-in-law. And all the peopie thy fathers katlı promised thee. shall say, Amen.

4 Therefore it shall be, when ye be 24 Curses de lie that smiteth his gone over Jordan, that ye shall set up neighlour secrety, And all the people bese stones, which command voit shall say, Amen. this day, in mount Ehal, and thou shait 95 Curset be he that taketh reward plaster them with piaster.

to slay an innocent person. And all 5 And there shalt thou build an altar the people shall say, Amen. unto the LORD thy God, an altar of 26 Curse: be he that confirmeth not stones: thou shall not lift up any iron all the words of this law io do them. tool upon them.

And all the peo ile shall say, Amen. 6 Thou shalt build the altar of the

CHAP. XXVIIl. thou strait offer burnt-offerings ihereon A shule hearken diligently unto the


The blessings for obedience. CHAP. XXVIII. The curses for disobedience and to do all bis commandments wbich body, and the fruit of thy land, the

command thee this day, that the increase of thy kine, and the tlocks & LORD thy God will set thee on high thy sbeep. above all nations of the eartb:

19 Cursed shalt thou be when thou 9 And all these blessings shall come comest in, and cursed shalt thou bc on thee, and overtake thee, if thou when thou goes out. shalt hearken unto the voice of the 20 The LORD shall send upon thee LORD thy God.

cursing sexation, and rebuke, in all 3 Blessed shalt thou be in the city, that thou settest thine hand unto for and blessed shalt thou be in the field. to do, until thou be destroyed, and ut

4 Blessed shall be the fruit of thytil thou perish quickly, because of the body, and the fruit of thy ground, and wickedness of thy doings, whereby the fruit of thy cattle, the increase of thou hast forsaken me. thy kine, and the flocks of thy sheep. 21 The LORD shall make the pest

5 Blessed shall be thy basket, and thy lence cleare unto thee, until he bath store.

consumed thee from off the land, 6 Blessed shalt thou be when thou whither thou goest to possess it. comest in, and blessed shalt thou be 22 The LORD shall smite thee with a when tbou goest out.

consumption, and with a sever, and 7 The LORD shall cause thine ene- with an inflammation, and with an Inies that rise up against thee to be extrem burning, and with the sword, smitten before thy face: they shall and with blasting, and with mildew come out against thee one way, and and they shall pursue thee until thou fiee before thee seven ways.

perish. 8 The LORD shall command the 23 And the heaven that is over thy blessing upon thee in thy store-houses, head shall be brass, and the earth that and in all that thou settest thing hand is under thee shall be iron. unto: and he shall bless thee in the 24 The LORD shall 'make the rain of and which the LORD tby God giveth thy land powder and dust: from heathee.

ven shall it come down upon thee, une 9 The LORD shall establish thee an til thou be destroyed. holy people unto himself, as he bath 25 The LORD shall cause thee to be sworn unto thee, if thou shalt keep smitten before thine cnemies: thou the commandments of the LORD thy shalt go out one way against them, and God, and walk in bis ways.

flee seven ways before them, and shalt 10 And all people of the carth shall be removed into all the kingdoms of see that thou art called by the name of the earth. the LORD ; and they shall be afraid of 26 And thy carcase shall be meat tbee.

unto all fowls of the air, and unto the 11 And the LORD shall make thee beasts of the earth, and no man shall pienteous in goods, in the fruit of thy fray them away. body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and 27 The LORD will smite thee wita in the fruit of thy ground, in the land the botch of Egypt, and with the which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, emerods, and with the scah, and with to give thee.

the itch, whereof thou canst not be 12 The LORD shall open unto thee healed. ais good treasure, the heaven to give 29 The LORD sball smite thee with the rain unto thy land in his season, madness, and blindness, and astoniskand to bless all the work of thine hand ment of heart : and thou shalt lend unto many nations, 29 And thou shalt grope at noon and thou shalt not borrow.

day, as the blind gropeth in darkness, 13 And the LORD sball make thee and thou shalt not prosper in thy ways: the head, and not the tail ; and thou and thou shalt be only oppressed and shalt be above only, and thou shalt not spoiled evermore, and ro mnan shall be beneath ; if that thou hearken unto save thee. the commandments of the LORD thy 30 Thou shalt betroth a wife, and God, which I command thee this day, another man shall lie with her i thoa to observe and to do them;

shalt build an house, and thou shalo 14 And thou shalt not go aside from not dweil therein, chou shalt plant a any of the words which I command vineyard, and shalt not gather the thee this day, to the right hand, or to grapes thereof. the left, to go after other gods to serve 3i Thine ox shioll be slain before them.

thine eyes, and tho shalt not 15 But it shall come to pass, if thou thereof: thine ass shall be violently wilt rot hearken unto the voice of the takes away from Hefore thy face, w LORD thy God, to observe to do all shall not be restored to thee : thy his commandments and bis statutes sheep shall be given nato coine enewhich I command thee this day; that mies, and thou sliai pave noue 4 all these curses shall come upon thee, rescue them. and overtake thee:

32 Thy sons and thy daughters shall 16 Cursed shalt thou be in the city, be giver. unto another people, and and cursed shalt thou be in the field. chine eyes shall look, and fail with

17 Cursed shall be thy basket and thy longing for them all the day long and store,

there shall be no might in thine band. 18 Cursed shall be the fruit of thy 33 The fruit of thy land, and all day


Pragues threatened

for disobediener, Jahours, shall a nation which thou, cattle, and the fruit of thy land, until kaowest not eat up; and thou shalt be thou be destroyed : which alsó sbal} oniy oppressed anil crushed always : not leave thee either corn, wine, or

31 So that thou shalt be mad for the oil, or the increase of thy kine, or sight of thine eyes wbich thou shalt Hocks of thy sheep, until he bave de

stroyed thee. 35 Thé, LORD shall suite thec in 52 And he shall besiege thee in all the knees, and in the legs, with a sore thy gates, until thy high and fenced botch that cannot be healed, from the walls come down, wherein thou trusesole of thy foot untu the top of thyedst, titroughout all thy land : and be head.

shall besiege thee in all thy gates 36 The LORD shall bring thee, and throughout all thy land, which the tly king which thou shalt set over LORD thy God hath given thee. thee, unto a nation wbich neitber 53 Auit thou shalt eat the fruit nf thou nor thy fathers have known; and thine own body, the tiesh of thy soos bere shalt thou serve other gods, wood and of thy daughters, which the LORD and stone.

thy God hath given tbee, in the siege, 37 and thou shalt hecome an ast- and in the straitness wherewith thine Liishment, a proverb), and a by-word enemies shall distiess thee : ann all natiuus whither the LORD 54 that the mai that is tender shall lead thee.

among you, and very delicate, his eye 3 Thou shalt carry much seed out shall be evil toward his brother, and into the field, anii 'sba!t gather but toward the wise of his bosom, and tolittle ia : for the locusts shall con- ward the remnant of his children whicb surye it.

he shall leave: 39 Thou shalt plant vineyards, and 55 So that he will not give to any dress them, but shalt neither drink of of them of the flesh of his children the wine, nor gather the grupes : for whom he shall eat : because he hath the worms shall eat them.

nothing left him in the siege, and in 40 Thou shall have olive-trees the straitness wherewith thine enethoughout all thy coasis, but thou mies shall distress thee in all the shalt not anoint thyself with the oil : gates. for thine olive shall cast his fruit.

56 The tender and delicate woman 41 Thou shalt beget sons and daugh- among you, which would not adven. ters, but thou shalt nou enjoy them : ture to set the sole of her foot upon for they shall go into captivity. the ground for delicateness and ten

49 Ail thy trees and fruit o thy derness, her eye shall be evil toward land shall the locust consume.

the husband of ber bosom, and toward 43 The stranger that is within thee her son, and toward her daughter, shall get up above the very high; and 57 And toward her young one that thou shalt come down very low. comet out from between ber feet, 44 He shall lend to thee, and thou and toward her children which stie shalt not lend to himn : he shall be the shall bear. for she shall eat them for head, and thou shalt be the tail. want of all things secretly in the siege

45 Moreover all these curses shall and straitness wherewith thine enemy come upon thee, and shall pursue shall distress thee in thy gates. thee, and overtake thee, till thou he 53 If thou will not observe to do all destroyed ;' because thou hearkenedst the words of this law that are written not unto the voice of the LORD thy in this book, that thou mayest fear God, to keep his conamandments and this giorious and fearful naine, THE his statutes which he commanded LORD THY GOD thee:

59 Then the LORD will make thy * 16 And they shall be upon thee for plagues wonderful, and the plagues of a sign and for a wonder, and pon thy thy seed, och great piagues, and of seed for ever.

long continuance, and sore sicknesses, * 47 Because thou servedst not the and of long continuance. LORD thy God with joyfulness, and 60 Moreover he will bring upon with gladness of heart, for the ahun-thee all the diseases of Egypt; which dance of all thing!,

thou wast afraid of; and they shall 48 Therefore shalt thou serve thine cleave unto thee. enemies which ile LORD shall send 61 also every sickness, and every against thee, in hunger, and in thirsi; plague, which is not wiitten in the and in na eness, and in want of all 100. of this law, them will the LORD things: and he hall put a yoke of iron bring upon thee, until thou be de upon thy neck, until he have destroyed. stroved thee.

62 And ye shall be left few in num49 The LORD shall bring a nation ber, whereas ye were as the stars of against thee, fiomar, froin the end of heaven for multitude; because thou ibe earth, as swin as the eagle Hieth: wouidest not obey the voice of the a nation whose tongue thou shalt not LORD thy God. understand :

63 And it shall come to pass, tha: 50 A nation of serce countenance, as the LORD rejoiced over you to do which shali pot regard the person of you good, and to multiply you; so the he old, nor shew favour to the young : LORD will rejoice over you to destroy And he shall eat the fruit of thy you, and to bring you to nought; and

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Exhortation to obedience. CHAP. XX.

God's corentant. ye shall be plucked from off the land, 11 Your little ones, your wives, and whither thou coest to possess it. thy stranger that i: in thy rainp, frorn

64 And the LORD shall scatter thee the lewer of thy wood unto the drawanong all people, from the one end of er of thy water: the earts eren unto the otber; and 12 That thou shouldest enter into there thou shalt serve other gods, I covenant with tbe LORD thy God, and which neither thou for thy fatheis into his cath, which the LORD thy bave known, on wood and stone. God masech with thee tbis day:

65 And among these nations shart 13 That he may establish thee to thou bnd do ease, neither sball the day for a people unto bunseli, and role of thy foot have :est: but the that he may be unto tbee a God, as LORD shall give thee there a trein he hath aid unto thee, and as te lata bling heart, and failing of eyes, and sworn unto thy fathers, to Abraham sorrow of bind :

to Isaac, and to Jacoli. 66 And thy life shall hang in doubt 14 Veither with you only do I inake before thee; and thou shalt tear day this covenant and tuis oath ; and night, and sluit bare none assu 15 But with huin that standets here rance of the lite :

with us this day before the LORD Our 67 In the morning thou shalt say, God, and also with him that is not Would Go it were even ! and at even here with us this day : Thou shalt say,. Would God it were 16 (For ye know bow we have dwelt inoming! for the fear of thine heart in the land of Egypi; and bow we where with thou shalt fear, and for came througb the nations which se the sigbt of thine eyes which thou passed by ; shalt see.

17 And ye have seen their al omina. 68 and the LORD shall bring thee tions and their idols, wood and stone, into Egypt again with ships, by the silver and gold, wbich trere among way whercoil spake unto thee, Thou bem :) salt see it no more again: and there 19 Lest there should be anjong you Je shall be sold unto your enemies for man, or woman, or family, or tribe, Londinen and bondwomen, and no whose heart prceth away this day man shall buy you.

from the LORD our God, to go and CHAP. XXIX.

serve the gods of these nations ; lest THESE are the words of the cove. there should

be among you a root that nant, whicb the LORD command beareth gall and wormwood: ed Moses to make with the children of 19 And it come to pass, when be Israel in the land of Moab, besides the heareth the words of this curse, that covenant which he made with thein be bless himself in bis heart, saving, Horeb

I shall have peace, though I walk ic 24 And Moses called unto all Is- the imagination of mine beart, to add rael, and said unto them, Ye have seen dronkenness to tiret : all that the LORD did before your eyes 20 The LORD will no: spare him, in the land of Egypt, unto Pharaoh, but then the anger of the LORD and and urto all his servants, and unto alllis jealousy stali smoke against that his land;

man, and all the curses that are writ. 3 The great temptations which thieten in this book shall lie upon him, eyes have seen, the signs, and those and the LORD stall blot out bis tame great iniracles:

110m under healen. 4 Yet the LORD bath rot given you 21 And the LORD shall separate biti an heart to perceire, and even to see, unto evil out of all the tiles of Israel, and ears to hear, unto this day.

according to all the curses Oilbe cort5 And I have led you forty years in nant that are written in this took of the wilderness : your clothes are not the law : waxen old upon you, and tiy shoe is 92 So that the generation to corne not waxes old upon thy foot.

of your children that shall rise up 6 Ye bare not eaten bread, neither after you, and ibe stranter that shall have ye drunk wine or strong drink : come frou a far land, stali say, when tuat ye miigt know that I am the they see the pluglies of that land, and LORD your God.

dhe si de ses wiicia the LORD hata 7 And whe) ye came into this place, laid upon it. Sinon the king of Hesabon, and o 93 And that the whole land thereof the king of Easban, came out against is brimstone, and sili, and buming us unto battle, and we snore theni : thnt it is not sown, nor beareth, nor

8 And we took their land, and gave any grass groweth' therein, live the it for an intentance unto the Reuben-oierthrow of Sodom ani pomorrah, ies, and to the Gadiies, and to the Admali, and Zeboim, which the LORD hall-tribe of Manasseh.

overthrew in bis anger, and in his 9 Keep therefore the words of this! wrach: covenant un do them, that ye may 24 Fren all nations shall say, Whereprosper ir ail that ye do

fore hath the LORD done thus unto 104 Ye stand this day all of you this land? what meancth the heat of before the LORD your God; your this great anger? captaics of your tribes, your elders, 95 Then inen shall say, Recanse they and your oficers, with all the inen lave forsaken the covenant of the oilsriel.

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