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11, and the dancing: and Moses' anger Abraham, to Isaac, and 10 Jacob, saying, And hot, and he cast the tables out of luis Unto thy seed will I give it : 12401, and brake thenı beneath the mount. And I will send an Angel before thee;

And he took the calf which they had and I will drive out the Canaanite, the Amor rasde, and burnt il in the fire, and groundit ite, and the Hittite, and the Perizzite, the lo powder, and strewed it upon the waier, Hivite, and the Jebusite; sol nade the children of Israel drink of il. 3 Unto a land Rowing with miik and ho

21 And Moses said unto Aaron, What didney: for I will not go up in the midst of thee, dis people unto thee, that thou hast brought for :hou art a stiff-necked people ; lest I conso great a sin upon them?

sume thee in the way. 2 And Aaron said, Let not the anger of 4 1 And when the people heard these ev my lord wax hot : thou knowest the people, tidings, they mourned ; and no man did pu that thev are set on mischief.

on him his ornaments. 3 For they said unto me, Make us gods 5 For the Lord had said unto Moses, Say which shall go before us : fur is for thuis Mo- unto the children of Israel, Ye are a stiff ses, the man that brought us up out of the necked people ; I will come up into the midst land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of thee in a moment, and consume thee ; of him.

therefore now put off thy ornaments from 21 And I said unto them, Wluosoever hath thee, that I may know what to do unto liiee. any gold, let them break it off. So they 6 And the children of Israel stripped themgave it ine : then I cast it into the fire, and selves of their ornaments by the mountlloreb. Were came out this call.

ĩ And Moses took the tabernacle, and 23 [ And when Moses saw that the people pitched it without the camp, afar off from the bere naked, (for Aaron had made them na-cainp, and called it the Tabernacle of the Ked unin their shame among their enemies,) Congregation. And it came to pass, that Flien Morood in Mygate of the every one which sought the Lord went out and saiuto is on Lord's

side unto the tabernacle of the congregation, let hun come un ame. And all the sons of wlich was without the camp. Levi gathered themselves together unto him. 8 And it came to pass, when Moses went

27 And he said unto them, Thus saith the out into the tabernacle, that all the people LORD God of Israel, Put every man his sword rose up, and stood every man at his tentby his side, anul go in and out from gate to door, and looked after Moses, until he was gate throughout the camp, and slay every gone into the tabernacle. man his brother, and every man his com- 9 li And it came to pass, as Moses entered panion, and every man his neighbour. into the tabernacle, the cloudy pillar de

23 And the children of Levi did according scended, and stood at the door of ihe taberto the word of Moses: and there fell of the nacle, and the LORD talked with Moses. people that day about three thousand men. 10 And all the people saw the cloudy pil

29 For Moses had said, Consecrain your- lar stand at the tabernacle-door : and all the selves to-day to the LORD, even every man people rose up and worshipped, every man in upon his son, and upon liis brother; that he his ient-door. may bestow upon you a blessing this day. 11 Aud the LORD spake unto Moses face

30 And it came to pass on the morrow, to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend. that Moses said unto the peopie, Ye have sin- And he turned again into the camp; but his aed a great sin: and now I will go up unto servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young the LORD , peradventure I slaŭ make an man, departed not out of the tabernacle. atoneinent for your sin.

121 Aud Moses said unto the Lord, See, 31 And Moses returned onto the LORI), and thou sayest unto me, Bring up this people; said, Oh this people have sinned a great sin, and thou hast not let me know whom ihou and have made them gods of gold

wilt send with me : yet thou hast said, I 32 Yet now, if thou wilt, forgive their sin: know thee by name, and thou hast also found and if not, blot me, I pray ibee, out of thy grace in my sight. book which thou hast written.

13 Now therefore, I pray thee, if I have 33 And the Lord said unto Moses, Whoso-found grace in thy sighi, shew me now thy, ever hath sinned against me, him will I blot way, that I may know thee, that I may find out of my book.

grare in thy sight; and consider that this 34 Therefore now go, lead the people un- nation is thy people. to the place of which have spoken unto uiee. 14 And he said, My presence shall go with Behold, mine Angel shall go before thee : thee, and I will give thee rest. nevertheless, in the day when I visit, I will 15 And he said unto him, If thy presence visit their sin upon them.

go not with me, carry us not up hence. 35 And the LORD plagued the people, be- 16 For wherein shall it be known here that cause they made the call which Aaron made. I and thy people have found grace in thy sight? CHAP. XXXIII.

Is it not in that thou goest with us ? so shall A the

and go up hence, thou and the people people that are upon the face of the earth. which thou hast brought up out of the land

17 And the LORD said unto Moses, I will of Egypt, unto the land which I sware wito do this thing also that thou hast spoken : for


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thou hast found grace in my sigbl, and I thee the Amorile, and the Canaanite, ang know thee by name.

the Hiilite, and ille Perizzite, and the Hi19 1 And he said, I beseech thee, shew me vite, and the Jebusite. thy glory:

12 Take heed to thyself, lest thou make 19 And he said, I will make all my good- a covenant wit, the inhabitants of the land ness pass before thee, and I will proclaim the whither thou goest, lest it be for a snare in name of the Lorp before thee; and will be the midst of thee. gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will 13 But ye shall destroy their altars, break shew mercy on whom I will shew mercy, their images, and cut down their groves.

20 And he said, Thou canst not see my 14 For thou shall worship po other god; face : for there shall no man see me, and live. for the Lord), whose name is Jealous, is á

21 And ilie Lord said, Behold, there is a jealous God : piace by me, and thou shalt siand upon a rock:) 15 Lest thou make a covenant with tie ia

99 And it shall come to pass, wliile my glory habitants of the land, and they go a whoring passeth ty, Hat I will put thee in a cleft of after their gods, and do sacrifice unto their ile rock, and will cover chee with my land gods, and one call thee, and thou cat of liis wliile 1

sacrifice; 03 And I will take away mine hand, and 16 And thou take of their daughters unto thou shalt see my back parts ; but my face by sons, and their daughters go a sboring shall not be seen.

after their gods, and inake thy sons go a CHAP. XXXIV.

whoring after their gods. AND ehe dalle soil tante Meseshele

17 Thou shalt make thee no molten gods. thee two tables of stone like unto the 18 ! The feast of unleavened bread shall first; and I will write upon these tables the thou keep. Seven days thou shall eat un. words that were in the first tables, which leavened bread, as I commanded thee, iri thie thou brakest.

time of the month Abib : for in the ques 2 And be ready in the morning, and come Abib thou camest out friant sypt. up in the morning unto mount Sinai, ard 19 All that openeth the matrix is mine : present thyself there to me in the top of the and every firstiing among, thy cattle, whemount.

ther ox or sheep, that is mule. 3 And no man shall come up with thee, 20 But the firstling of an ass thou slalt reneither let any man be seen throughout all deem with a lamb : and if thou redeein him the mount; neither let the flocks nor herds not, then shalt thou break his neck. All the feed before that mount.

first-born of thy sous thou shalt redeem; and 4 11 And he hewed two tables of stone, like none shall appear before me empty. unto the first: and Moses rose up early in the 21 11 Six days thou shalt work; but on the morning, and went up unto mount Sinai, as seventh day thou shalt rest : in earing-time the Lord had commanded hiin, and took iu and in harvest thou shalt rest. his band the two tables of stone.

2.? | And thou shalt observe the least of 5 And the Lord descended in the cloud, weeks, of the first-fruits of wheat-harvest and and stood with him there, and proclaimed the feast of ingathering at the vear's end. the name of the LORD.

23 11 Thrice in the year shall all your men6 And the LORD passed by before him, and children appear before the LORD God, the proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, God of Israel. merciful and gracious, long-suffering, and 24 For I will cast out the nations before abundant in gooluess and truth,

thee, and enlarge thy borders : neither shall 7 Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving any man desire thy land, when thou shall iniquity, and transgression, and sin, and that go up to appear before the Lord thy God will by no means clear the guilty; visiting Urice in the year. the iniquity of the others upon the children, 25 $ 'Thou shall not offer ile blood of my and upon the children's children, unto the sacrifice wish leaven; neither shall the sacrithird and to the fourth generation.

fice of the least of the passover be leit unto 81 And Moses made baste, and bowed his the morning. head toward the earth, and worshipped. 26 The first of the first-fruits of thy land

9 And he said, If now I have found grace thou shalt bring unto the honse of tie LORD in thy sight, of LORD, let my Lord, I pray thy God. Thou shall not seethe a kid in tiis thee go among us, (for it is a stiff-necked mother's miik. people, and pardon our iniquity and our sin, 27 And the Lord suid unto Moses, Write and take us for thine inheritance.

thon these words : for alter the tenir of 10 11 And he said, Behold, 1 make a cove- these words I have made a covenant with nant; before all thy peuple I will do marvels, thee and with Israel. such as have noc been done in all the earth, 20 And he was there with the LORD forty nor in any nation; and all the people among days and forty nighus ; he did neither eat which thick art shall see the work of the bread, nor drink water': and He wrote upon LORD: for it is a terrible thing that I will do the tables the words of the cuvenart, the ten with thee.

commandments. 11 Observe thou that which I command 29 | And it came to p'es, when Moses came thee this day; behold, I drive oul before down from mount Sin si with Welwo tables

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of testimony in Moses' hand, (when he came and the hanging for the door at the entering down from the mogul,) that Moses wist not in of the tabernacle ; that the skin of his face shone whiie He talk- 16 The altar of burnt-offering, with his ed with him

brasen-gate, liis staves, and all his vessels ; 30 And when Aaron and all the children of the laver and his foot ; Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face 17 The hangings of the court, his pillars, shone: and they were afraid to come nigh lim. and their sockets, and the hanging for the

31 And Moses called unto them; and Aaron door of the court; and all the rulers of the congregation return- 18 The pins of the labernacle, and the pins ed unto him: and Moses talked with them. of the court, and their cords ;

32 And afterward all the children of Israel 19 The clothes of service, to do service in came nigh: and he gave them in command- the holy place; the holy garments for Aaron ment all

that the LORD had spoken with him the priest, and the garments of his sons, to in mount Sinai.

minister in the priest's office. 33 And till Moses had done speaking with 20 11 And all the congregation of the chilthern, he put a vail on his face.

dren of Israel departed from the presence of 31 But when Moses went in before the Moses, LORD, to speak with him, he took the vail 21 And they came, every one whose heart off, until he came out. And he came out, and stirred him up, and every one whom his spirit spake unto the children of Israel that which made willing, and they brought the LORD's he was commanded.

offering to the work of the tabernacle of the 35 And the children of Israel saw the face congregation, and for all his service, and for of Moses, that the skin of Moses' lace shone: the holy garments. and Moses put the vail upon his face again, 22 And they came, both men and wountil he went ir: to speak with Him. men, as many as were willing-hearted, and CHAP. XXXV.

brought bracelets, and ear-rings, and rings, of the children of Israel together, and iman that offered, offered an offering of gold

je said unto them, These are the words which unto the Lord. the LORD bath cominanded, that ye should 23 And every man with whom was found do them.

blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, 2 Six days shall work he done; but on the and goats' hair, and red skins of rams, and seventh day there shall be to you an holy badgers' skins, brought them. day, a sabbath of rest to the Lord : wioso- 24 Every one thai did offer an offering of ever dreth work therein shall be put to death. silver and brasa, brought the Lord's offering:

3 Ye shall kindle no fire throughout your and every man with whom was fould shitimhahitations upon the sabbath-day.

wood, for any work of the service, brought it. 49 And Moses spake unto all the congre- 25 And all the women that were wise-heartgation of the children of Israel, saying, This ed did spin with their hands, and broughr is the thing which the Lorv commanded, lisat which they had spun, both of blue, and saving,

of purple, and of scarlet, and of fine linen. 5 Take ye from among you an offering un- 26 Ånd all the women whose heart stirred to the LORD: wlosvever is of a willing beart, them up in wisdom, spun goats' hair. let him bring it, an offering of the Lord ; 27 And the rulers brought onyx-stones, and gold, and silver, and braxs,

stones to be set, for the ephod, and for the 6 An:) blue, and purple, and scarlet, and breastplate;. fine linen, and goats' hair,

28 And spice, and oil for the light, and fur 7 Ancirams skins dved red, and badgers' the anointing oil, and for the sweet incense. skins, and shi::im-wood,

29 The children of Israel brought a will8. And oil for i!le light, and spices for ing offering unto the LORD, every man and anointing oil, and for tie sweet incense, woman, whose heart made theni willing to

9 And onyx-stores, and stones to be set for bring, for all manner of work which the LORD the ephod, and for the breastplate.

had comunanded to be made by the hand ? 10' And every wise-learted among you Moses. shall come, and make all that the LORD hath 30 I And Moses said unto the children o. commanded;

Israel, See, the Lord hath called by name 11 The tabernacle, his tent, and his cover-Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of ing, his taches, and bis boards, his bars, his the tribe of Judah : pillars, and bis sockets ;

31 And he hath filled him with the spirit 12 The arh, and the slaves thereof, with of God, in wisdom, in understanding, and the merry-seat, and the vail of the covering; in knowledge, and in all manner of work

13 The table, and his staves, and all his manship; vessels, and the shew-bread;

32 And to devise curious works, to work 14 The candlestick also for the light, and in gold, and in silver, and in brass, his furniture, and his lamps, with the oil for. 33 And in the cutting of stones, to set them, the light;

and in carving of wood, to make any man15 and the incense-altar, and his staves, ner of cunning work. and the anointing oil, and wie sweet incense, l 34 And he hath put in his heart that he

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may teach, both lic and Aholiab the son of bils, and four cubits was the breadth of Ora Ahisamacli, of the tribe of Dan.

curtain: the eleven curtains were of one size. 35 Thein hath be filled with wisdom of 16 And he coupled five curtains by them heart, to work all manner of work, of the selves, and six curtains by themselves. engraver, and of the cunning workman, and 17 And he made filiy loops upon the uiter. of the embroiderer, ia blue, and in purple, in most edge of the curtain in the coupling, and scarlet, and in fine linen, and of the weaver, fisy loops made he upon the edge of the cur even of them that do any work, and of those tain which coupleth the second. that devise cunning work.

18 And lie made filty tacles of brass to CHAP. XXXVI.

couple the tent together, that it miglit be one THEN wrouglit Bezaleel and Aboliab, 19 And he made a covering for the tent og the LORI put wisdom and understanding to badgers' skins above that. know how to work all manner of work for 20 | And be made boards for the taberna the service of the sanctuary, according to all cle of shillim-wood, standing up. that the Lord Irad commanded.

21 The length of a board was ten cubits, 2 And Moses called Bezalecl and Aholiab, and the breadih of a board one cubit and i and every wise-hearted man, in whose heari(half. the Lorð had put wisdom, een every one 22 One board liad two lenons, equally diswhose heart stirred him up to come unto the tant one from another : thus cid be make for werk to do it.

all the boards of the tabernacle. 3 And they received of Moses all the offer- 23 And he made boards for the tabernacla ing which the children of Israel lad brought twenty boards for the south side, southward for the work of the service of the sanctuary, 24. And forty sockets of silver be made un to make it withod. And they brought yeider the twenty boards: two sockets unde unto him free-offerings every morning. one bonrd for liis iwo tenons, and two sock

4 11 And all the wise men, that wrought ets under another board for his two tenons. all the work of the sanctuary, came every

25 And for the other side of the taberna man from his work wlich they made; cle, which is toward the north corner, he

5 And they spake unto Moses, saying, made twenty boards, The people bring much more than enough 26 And their forty sockets of silver : two for tlie service of the work which the Lori sockets under one board, and two socket commanded to make.

under another board. 6 And Moses gave commandinent, and 27 And for the sides of the tabernacle they caused it to be proclaimed throughout westward he made six boards, the camp, saying, Lei neither man nor wo- 28 And two boards made lie for the core man make any more work for the offering of ners of the tabernacle in the two sides. the sanctuary. So the people were restrain- 29 And they were coupled bepeath, and ed from bringing:

coupled together at the head thereof, to one 7 For the stuff they had was sufficient for ring : tlius he did to both of them in both the all the work to make it, and tôo much. corners.

8 ! And every wise-hearted man, among! 30 And there were eight boards, and their them that wrought the work of the laberra-sockets were sixteen sockets of silver, under cle, made ten curtains of fine twined linen, every board ewo sockets. end blue, and purple, and scarlet: with che- 31 1 And he made bars of shittim-wood rubims of cunning work made he them. five for the boards of the one side of the ta.

9 The length of one curtain was twenty and bernacle, eight cubits, and the breadth of one curtain 32 And five bars for the boards of the four cubits: the curtains were all of one size. oulier side of the tabernacle, and five bar

10 And he coupled the five contains one for the boards of the labernacle for the sidor unto another; and the other five curtains he westward. coupled one unto another.

33 And he made the middle bar to shool Jl And he made loops of blue on the edge through the boards from the one end 10 the of one curtain, from the selvedge in the other. coupling: likewise be made in the uttermost 34 And be overlaid the boards with gold, side of anotirer cartain, in the coupling of the and inade their rings of gold to be places for second.

the bars, and overlaid the bars with gold. 12 Fifty loops made he in one curtain, and 35 1 And he made a vail of blue, and pur. fifty loops made lie in the edge of the curtain ple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen: isith which has in the coupling of the second : cherubims made hie it of cunning work. the loops held one curtain to another. 36 And te made thereunto four pillars oj

13. And be made fifty taches of gold, and shiuim-wood, and overlaid them wiili guld coupled the curtains one unto another with their books were of gold; and he cast for the iachies : so it became one tabernacle. cheia four sockets or silver,

14 11 And he made curtains of goats' hair 37 1 And he made an nanging for the ta for the tent over the labernacle: eleven cur- hernacle-door of blue, and purple, and scar tains be made them.

lel, and fine iwined linen, of verdle-work. 15 The length of one curtain was thirty cu- 38 Aud de five pillars of it will they

books : and he overlaid their chapiters and jer brane!, a knop and a power: 20 through their fillets with gold: but their five suckets out the six t:ranches going out of ibe candle. sere of bras:.

stick. CHAP. XXXVII.

20 And in the candlestick were four bowls A

ND Bezaleel made the ark of snittim-made like almonds, bis knops and his flowers:

wood: two cubits and a hali was the 21 And a knop under lwy branches of the length of it, and a cubit and a half the same, and a knop under two branches of the breadth of it, and a cubit and a half the same, and a knop under two branches of the heiglut of it.

same, according to the six branches going And he overlaid it with pure gold with out of it. in and without, and made a crown of gold to 22 Their knops and their branches were of il round about.

the same. all of it uus one beaten work of 3 And he cast for it four rings of gold, to pure gold. be set by the four corners of it; even wol 23 And he made his seven lamps, and liis rings upon the one side of it, and two rings suffers, and luis snuff-dishes of pure gold. upon the other side of it.

24 Of a talent of pure gold made lie it, and 4 And he made slaves of shiuim-wood, all the vessels thereof. and overlaid them with gold.

25 ! And he made the incense-alar of 5 And he put the staves into the rings by siittim-woorl: the length of it was a cubii, the sides of the art, to bear the ark. and the breadıl of it a cubit, (it roas four

6 And he made the merry-seat of pure square,) and two cubits wus the height of it; gold: two cubits and a half uus the length live borns thereof were of the same. flereof, and une cabit and a liali uie breavu 26 And he overlaid it with pure gold, both thereof.

the top of it, and the sides thereof round 7 And he made two cherubims of goid, about, and the horns of it: also be made un. neatbu out of one piece macie he them, on to it a crown of gold round about. the two ends of the inercy-seat;

27 And he made two rings of gold for it 8 One cherub on the end on this side, and under the crown thereof, by the two corner's another clierab on the other erdon that side of it, upon the two sides thereof, to be places out of the mercy-seat made he the cherubims for the staves to bear it withal. og te iwo ends thereof.

23. And he made the staves of shittim. 9 And the cherubims spread out their wings wood, and overlaid them with gold. on ligli, anul covered with their wings over 29 9 And be made the holy anointing oil, the inercy-seat, with their faces one is an- and the pure incense of sweci spices, accordo other ; eren to the mercy-seal-ward were the ing to the work of the apothecary. faces of the cherubims.

CHAP. XXXII. wood: iwo cubits was wie length thereof,


of shittim-wood : five cubits was the and a cubit the breadth therect, and a cubiilengtli thereof, and five cubits the breadth and a hail the bright thereof.

thereof, (it ras four-square,) and tiree cuIl And he overlaid it with pure gold, and bits the height thereof. made thereunto a crown of goid roundabout. 2 And he made the horns thereof on the

12 Also lie made thereunto a border of an four corners of it ; the horns thereof were hand-breadth round about ; and made a for the saine : and he overlaid it with brass, crown of gold for the border thereof round 3 Aud lie made all the vessels of the altar, about.

the pols, and the shovels, and the basons, and 13 And he cast for it four rings of gold, thic Mesh-hooks, and the fire-pans : all the and put the rings upon the four corners that vessels thereof made be of brass. were in the four feel thereof.

4 And he made for the altar a brasen grata 11 Over against the border were the rings, ur net-work, under the compass thereof, bec the plices for the staves to bear tire table. neathrunto the nvidst of it. and oveitiro made the staves of shillim-wood, 5 And he cast four rings for the four ends of

13 And lie made .cold, lo hear the lable the grate of brass, io be places for the slaves. upon the table, lis dishes, and which were 6 And he made the slaves of shittim-wood, end his bowls, and his covers to cover wns, and overlaid them with brass. al, cf pure gold

Too? And he put the staves into the rings on 17 + And he made the candlestick of pure made lead the aliar, to bear it withal; he goll: of beaten work made be the candle. 8 1 And he niatow with beards. stick; his shall, and his branch, his bowls, foot of it of brass, of the Tokef bruss, and the his knops, and kis howers, were of the same women assembling, which ussein nises of the

13 And six branches going out of the sides door of the tabernacle of the congregation. thereof; tree branches of the candlestick out 9 | And lie made the court : on die south of die one side thereu. and three branrises of side southward, the nangings of the cuurt the candlestick out of the other side thereof were of fine twined liven, an fundred cubits :

19 'Ihree bowls made after the fashion of 10 Their pillars were twenty, and their elmonds in one branch, a knop and a flower; brasen sockets twenty ; the books of the pi! and three bowls madle like almonds in anoth-Jars and their fillets were of silver,

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