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13 In any case thou shalt deliver him thei. 7 And if the man like not to take his bro pledge again when the sun goeth down, that ther's wife, then let his brother's wise go up he may sleep in his own raiment, and bless to the gate unto the elders, and say, My husthee: and it shall be righteousness unto thee hand's brother refuseth to raise up unto his before the LORD thy God.

brother a name in Israel, lie will not perform 119 Thou shalt not oppress an hired ser- the duty of my husband's brother... vant thol is poor and needy, whether he be of 3 Tien the elders of his city shall call him, thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in and speak unto him: and if he stand to it, the land within thy gates;

and say, I like not to lake her; 15 At his day thou shali give him his hire, 9 Then shall his brother's wife come unto neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he him in the presence of the elders, and loose is poor, and selleth bis heart upon it; lest he his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his cry again i thee unto the Lord, and it be face, and shall answer and say, So shall it fu unto thre,

be done unto that man that will not build up 16 1 The fathers shall not be put to death bis brother's house. for the children, neither shall the children be 10 And liis nanie shall be called in Isracl, pillo death for the fatliers : every man shall The house of lojin that hath his shoe loosed. he put to death for luis own sin.

11 9 Wen men strive together one with 17 ? Thou shalt not pervert the judginent another, and the wife of the one drawech of the stranger, nor of the fatherless, nor take near for to deliver her husband out of the the widow s raiment to pledge:

hand of bim that smiteth liim, and putteth 1.3 Bist thou shalt remember that thou wast forth berland, and taketh l:im by the secrets; 2 bont-man i Egyp, and the LORD thy 12 Then thou shall cut off her hard, thine food recermd the thence: therefore I com- eye shall not pity her, cand there to do this thing.

13 I Thou shall not have in thy bag divers 11! When thou cultest down thine har-weigtits, a great and a small. Vaal in thy siekl, and last forgot a sheal in 11 Thou shall not have in thine house divers thie Geld, inou shall not go again to folchilmeasures, a great and a small. it shall be for 1:e stranger, for the fatherless, 1.5 Bu thou shalt have a perfect and just and for the widow; that the Lond thy final weiglit. a pertect and just measure shalt thou marbless thee in all the work of thine hands, have; that thy days may be lengthened in the

30 then thou beatest thine olive-tree land which the LORD thy God givethi thee. thou shalt not go over the boughs again: 16 For all that do such things, orui all that it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, do unrighteously, are an abomination unto and for the widlow.

the LRD) thy God. 21 When ihoy gatherest the grapes of thy! 17 l liemember what Amalek did unto theo vineyard, thou shali not glean it afterward: by the way, wlien ye were come forth out of it shall he for the stranger, for the father less, Egypt; and for the widow.

18 Hon he met thee by the way, and smota 22 Aud thou shalt remember that thou the hindmost of thee, even all that were fee wast a bond-man in the land of Egypt: there ble hentlice, when thou wasi laint and fore I command tice to do this thing. weary; and he feared not God. CHAP. XXV.

19 Therefore it shall be, when the LORD they come unto judgment, that the iwiges enemies round about, in the land which the may julge them; then they shall justily ihe Lord thy God giveth thee for an inheritance rigliteous, and condemn the wicked. 10 possess it, that thou shalt blou out the rea

And it shall be, if the wicked man he membrance of Amalek from under licaven worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall thou shalt not forget it. cause hiin to lie dowi:, and to be beaten be

CHAP. XXVI. fore his face, according to his fault, by a certain number.

unto the land which the Lord thy God

, 3 Forty stripes he may give lim, and not giveth thee for an inheritance, and possessest exceed: lest, if he should exceed, and beat it, and dwellest therein, hiin above these with may stripes, then thy 2 That thou shalt lake of the first of all the brother should seem vile unto thee.

fruit of the earth, which thou shalt bring of 4! Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he thy land mat the Lord thy God giveth thee, treadeth out the corn.

and shalt put it in a baskei, and salt go unto 51 If brethren dwell logether, and one the place which the LORD thy God shall choose ef them die, and have no child, the wise of to place his name there. he deal shall not marry without unto a stran- 3 And thou shalt go unto the priest that ger: her husband's brother shall go in unto shall be in those days, and say unio him, ! her, and take her to him to wife, and perform profess this day unto the Lokv thy God, that the duty of an husband's brother unto her. I am come unto the country which the LORD

6 And it shall be, that the first-born which sware unto our fathers for to give us. she beareth shall succeed in the name of his 4 And the priest shall take the basket ont brother which is dead, that his name be not of thine hand, and set it down before the ato put oul of Israel.

tar of the LORD thy God.

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& And thou shalt speak and say before the holy people anto the LORD thy God, as he LORD thy God, A Syrian ready to perish wi8 hath spoken. my fatber; and he went dowu into Egypt,

CHAP. XXVII. and sojourned there with a few, and became ND Moses, with the elders of Israel, com. there a nation, great, mighty, and populous :

6 And the Egyptians evil-entreated us, and cominandments which I command you this afflicted us, and laid upon us bard bondage: day.

7 And when we cried unto the LORD God 2 And it shall be, on the day when ye shall of our fathers, the Lord heard our voice, and pass over Jordan unto the land wbirb the looked on our affliction, and our labour, and LORD thy God giveth thee, that thou shall our oppression:

sel thee up great stones, and plasier them 8 Ånd the LORD brought us forth out of with plaster. Egypt with a mighty hand, and with an out- 3 Ånd thou shalt write upon them all the stretched arm, and with great terribleness, words of this law, whien thou art passed over, and with signs, and with wonders: that thou mayest go in unto the land which

9 and he hath brought us into this place, the LORD thy God giveth thee, a land illat and hath given us this land, even a land that Aoweth with milk and honey; as the LORD floweth with milk and honey.

God of thy fathers latlı promised thee. 10 And now, behold, I have brougit die 4. Therefore it shall be, when ye be gone first-fruits of the land which thou, o LORD, over Jordan, that ye shall set up these stones, last given me. And thou shalt set it before which I command you this day, in mouri the LORD thy lied, and worship before the Ebal, and thou shalt plaster them with plaster LORD thy God.

5 And there shalt thou build an altar unto 11 And thou shalt rejoice in every good the LORD thy God, an altar of stones : thou thing which the LORD thy God hathgiven un-sialt not lift up any iron tool upon them. to thee, and unto thine house, thou, and the 6 Thou shalt build the allar of the LORD Levite, and the stranger that is among you. thy God of whole slones; and thou shalt offer

12 9 When thou last made an end of lith- burnt-offerings thereon into the LORD thy ing all the tithes of thipe increase the third God: year which is the year of tithing, and last 7 And thou shalt offer peace-offerings, and given it unto the Levite, the stranger, the fa- shalt eat there, and rejoice before the LORD therless, and the widow, that they may eat thy God. within thy gates, and be filled ;

8 And thou shalt write upon the stones ull 13 Then thou shalt say before the Lord thy the words of this law very plainly: God, I have brought away the liallowed things 9 1 And Moses, and the priests the Levites, out of mine liouse, and also have given threin spake unto all Israel, saying, Take heed, and unto the Levite, and unto the stranger, to the hearken, O Israe!; This day thou art become fatherless, and to the widow, according to all the people of the Lory thy God. thy commandments which thou hast com- 10 Thou shalt therefore obey the voice of mánded me: I have not transgressed thy com- the LORD thy God, and do liis command. mandments, neither have I forgotten ihem: ments and lois slalutes, which I command

14 I have not eaten thereof in my mourning, thee this day. neither bave I taken away ought thereof for 11 | And Moses charged the people wie uny unclean itse, nor given ought thereof for same day, saying, the dead: but I have hearkened to the voice 12. These shall

stand upon mount Gerizim of the LORD my God, and have done accord- to bless the people, wheni ye are come over ing to all that thou last commanded me: Jordan; Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and

15 Look down from thy holy habitation, Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin. from heaven, and bless thy people Israel, and 13 And these shall stand upon mount Ehal the land which thou hast given us, as thou to curse; Reuben, Gad, and Asher, and Zipswarest unto our fathers, a land that flow-bulun, Dan, and Naphiali. eth with milk and honey.

14 | And the Levites sliall speak, and say 16 This day the LORD thy God hath com- unto all the men of Israel withi a loud voice, mandad thee to do tliese statutes and judg- 15 Cursed be the man that maketh any gra ments : tou shalt therefore keep and do thein ven or molten image, an abomination un'o with all done heart, and with all thy soul. the LORD, the work of the hands of the crafts

17 Thou hast avouched the LORD this day man, aud putteth it in a secret place : and all to be thy God, and to walk in his ways, and the people shall answer and say, Amen. to keep his statutes, and his commandments, 16 Cursed be he that setteih light by liis and his judgments, and to hearken unto his father or his mother: and all the people shall voice :

say, Ainen. 18 And the Lord hath avouched ibee this 17 Cursed be he that removeth his neigh day to be his peculiar people, as lie liath pro- bour's land-mark: and all the people shall mised thee, and that ihou shouldest keep all say, Amen. his commandments;

18 Cursed be he that maketh the blind to 19 And to make iliee high above all nations wander out of the way: and all the people which he hath made, in praise, and in name, shall say, Ainen. and in honour' and that thou mayest he an 19 Cursed be ne that ; ervertelh the judg


ment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow:j thou hearken unto the commandments of the and all the people sball say, Amen. LORD thy God, which I command thee this

20 Cursed be he that licth with his father's day, to observe and 10 do them : wife; because he uncovereth his father's 14 And thou shalt not go aside from any skirt, and all the people shall say, Amen. of the words which I command thee this day,

21 Cursed be he thai lieth with any manner to the right band or to the left, to go after of heast: and all the people shall say, Amen. other gods 10 serve them. 12 Cursed be he that lieth with his sister, the 15 ? But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt daughter of his father, or the daughter of his not bearken unto the voice of the Lord thy mother: and all the people sball say, Amen. God, to observe to do all his commandmenis

23 Cursed be he that lieth with his mother- and lois stalilles, which I command thce ulis in-law: and all the people shall say, Amen. day, that all these curses shall come upon

24 Cursed be he that smitcth his neighbour thee, and overtake thee. secretly: and all the people shall say, Amen. 16 Cursed shult thou be in the city, and

25 Cursed be he thai laketh reward to cursed sluall thou be in the field. slay an innocent person : and all the people 17 Cursed shall be thy hasket ard thy store. shall say, Amen.

18 Cursed shall be ile fruit of thy body, 26 Cursed be he that confirmetb not all and the fruit of thy land, the increase of thy the words of this law to do them: and wll kine, and the flocks or the sheep. the people shall say, Amen.

19 Cursed shalt thou be when thou comest CHAP. XXVIII.

in, and cursed shalt thou be wlien thou goest A on

hearken diligently into the voice of the 20 The Lord shail send upon thee cursing, LORD thy God, to observe and 10 do all bis vexation, and re!uke, in all that thou settest commandments which I command thee this thine hand unto for to do, until thou be deday, that the LORD thy God will set thee on suroyed, and until thou perish quickly; be. high above all nations of the earth. cause of the wickedness of thiy doings, whiere.

2 And all these blessings shall come on by thou hast forsaken me. thee, and overtake if thou shalt heark- 2/TheLoRvshall make the pesti.ence cleave en unto the voice of the Lord thy God. unto thec, until he lave consumed thee frorn

3 Blessed shalt thou be in the city, and off the land wbither thou goest to possess it. blessed shalt thou be in the field.

92 The LORD shall smite thee with a con. 4 Blessed shull be the fruit of thy body, sıtmption, and with a fever, and with an inand the fruit of thy ground, and the fruit of famnation, and with an extreine burning, tly caite, the increase of thy kine, and the and with the sword, and with blasting, and flocks of thy sheep.

vith inildew, and they shall pursue thiec un5 Blessed sluli be thy basket and thy store. uitbou perish. 6 Blessed siult thou be when thou comestiu, 23 And thy l:eaven that is over thy head and blessed shalt thou be when thon goest ou. 112/l }e brass, and thie earth that is under

7 The LORD shall cause thine enemies thee shall be iron. that rise up against thee to be smitien before 24The Lorp shall make the rain of thy land thy lace; they shall come out against thee powder and dust: from heaven shail it coine one way, and Aee before thee seven ways. down upon thee, until thou be destroyed.

8 The Lord shall command the blessing 95 The Loep sliail cause thee to be smitupon thee in thy store-houses, and in all that sen before thine enemies: thou shalt go out thou sellest thine band unto; and be shalllone way against them, and flee seven ways bless thee in the land which the LORD thy bewore thein ; and shalt be renoved into all God giveth thee.

the kingdorns of the earth. 9 The Lord shall establish thee an holy 26 And thy carcase shall he meat unto all people unto himself, as he hath sworn unto fowls of the air, and unto the beasts of the ihee, if thou shalt keep the commandments earth, and no man shall fray them away. of the LORD thy God, and walk in his ways. 27 The LORD will sınite thee with the horch

1C And all the people of the earth shall of Egyre, and with the emeruds, and with see that thou art called by the name of the the scab, and with the itchi, whereof thou LORD; and they shall be afraid of thec. canst not be healer.

11 And the Lord shall make thee plente 28 The Lord shall smite tree with madness, vus in goods, in the fruit of thy body, and in and blindness, and astonishment of heart. the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy

29 And thou shalt grope at noon-day, as ground, in the land which the LORD sware the blind gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt unto thy faibers to give thee.

not prosper in thy ways; and thou shall be 12 The Lord shallopen unto thce his good only oppressed and spoiled evermore, and no treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy man shall save ther. land in his season, and to bless all the work 30 Thou shalt be'rotli a wite, and another of thine hand: and thou shalt lend unto many man shall lie with lier : thou shalt build an nations, and thou shall not borrow. house, and thou shall not dwell therein : thou

!3 And the LORD shall make thee the head, shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather And not the sail; and thou shalt be above the grapes ihereof. oply, and thou shalt not be beneath; is that

3? Thine ox sha!! be slain before thine eyes, and thou shalt not eat thereof: thine ass shall 50 A nation of fierce countenance, which be violently taken away from before thy face, shall not regard the person of the old, noe and shall not be restored to thee: tny sheep shew favour to the young : shall be given unto thine enemies, and thou 51 And he shall eat the fruit of thy calle, and shalt have none to rescue them.

the fruit of thy land, until thou be destroyed: 32Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given which also shall not leave thee eitker corn, unto another people,ana thine eyes shall look, wine,or oil,orthe increase of thykine,or flock's and fail with longingfor them all the day long; of thy sheep, until he have destroyed thee. and there shall be no might in thine hand. 52 And he shall besiege :hee in all thy

33 The fruit of thy land, and all thy la-gates, until thy high and fenced walls como bours, shall a nation which thou knowest not down, wherein thou trustedst, throughout eat up; and thou shall be only oppressed all thy land ; and he shall besiege thee in all and crushed always:

thy gates, throughout all thy land, which 31 So that thou shalt be mad, for the sight the LORD thy God hath given thee. of thine eyes which thou shall see.

53 And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own 35 The LORD shall smite thee in the body, the fleshof thy sons and of thy daughknees, and in the legs, with a sore botchlers, which the LORD thy God hath given that cannot be liealed, from the sole of thy thee, in the siege, and in the strailiess, wheresvot unto the top of thy head.

will thine enemies shall distress thee : 36 The Lord shall bring thee, and diy 54 So thul the man that is render among king which thou shalt sot over thee, unto a you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil nation which weitlier thou nor thy fathers toward ! is brother, and toward the wife of lave known ; and there shalt thou serve his bosom, and toward the remnant of his other gods, wood and stone,

childıen which he shall leave; 37 And thou shalt become an astonishi 55 So ihat he will not give to any of them ment, a proverb, and a hy-word, among all of the filesh of his children whoin he shalleat; na:ions willier the LORD shall lead thee. because he liath nothing leftlin in the siege,

33 Thou shall carry much seed out into and in the straitness, wherewith thine ene. the field, and shall gather brit little in: for mies shall distress thee in all thy gates. the locust shall consuine it.

56 The tender and delicate woman among 3: Thou shaltplant vineyards,and dressthem; you, which would not adventure to set the but shalt neither drink of the wine, nor ga- sole of her foot upon the ground for delicalether the grapes : for the worms shall eat them. ness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil 10

10 Thou shalt have olive-trees throughout ward the husband of her bosom, and toward all thy coasts, buttligu shalt not anoint thyself ilier son, and toward her daughter, with the oil : for thine ulive shall cast his fruit. 57 And toward her young one that cometh

41 Thou shalt beget sons and daugliters, out from between her feet, and toward her but thou shalt not enjoy them: for they shall cluildren which she shall bear: for she swald go into captivity.

ral them for want of all things secretly in the 42 All thy trees, and fruit of thy land, shall siege anıl straitness, wherewith thine enemy the locust consume.

shall distress thee in thy gates. 43 The stranger that is within thee shaill 58 Ir thou will not observe to do all the get up above thee very high, and thou shall words of this law, that are wiiuen in this ceine down very low.

book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and 41 He shall send to thee, and thou shalt fearful name, THE LORD THY GOD; not lend to liim: he shall be the lead, and 59 Then the LORD will make thy plagues thou shalt be the tail.

wonderful, and the plagues of thy seed, even 45 Morcover, all these curses shall come great plagues, and of long continuance, and upon thee, and shall pursue thee, and over- sore sicknesses, and of long continuance. take thee, till thou be destroyed; because 60 Moreover, he will bring upon thee all thou hearkenedst not unto the voice of the the diseases of Egypt, wliichthou wast afraid Lord thy God, to keep liis commandments of ; and they shall cleave unto thee: and his statutes which he commanded thee. 61 Also every sicknass, and every plague,

46 And they shall be upon thee for a sign, which is not written in die book of this law, and for a wonder, and upon thy seed for ever. them will the Lord bring upon thee, urti

47 Because thou servedst not the Lord thy thou be destroyed. God with joyfulness, and with gladness of 62 And ye shall he left few in nuniber, heart, for the abundance of all things ; whereas ye were as tlie stars of heaven for

43 Therefore shalt thou serve thine ene- multitude; because thou wouldest not obey mies, which the Lord shall send against thee, the voice of the LORD thy God. ja hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, 63 And it shall come to pass, that, as the and in want of all things : and he shall pui Lord rejoiced over you to do you gocd, and a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have to multiply you; so the Lord will rejuice destroyed thee.

over you to destroy you, and to bring you to 49 The LORD shall bring a nation against nought: and ye shall be plucked from off the thee from far, from the end of the earth, land whither ihou guest to possess it. as swoist as the eagle Aieth ; a nation whose 64 And the LORD shall scatter thee among tongue thau shalt not

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ven unto the other; and there thou shall and as he nath sworn unto thy fathers, to erve other gods, which neither thou nor thy Abralıam, to Isaac, and to Jacob. Rathers have known, even wood and stone. 14 Neither with you only do I make this

65 And among these nations shalt thou find covenant and this oaths; no ease, neitiier shall the sole of thy foot 15 But with him that standeth here with have rest : but the LORD shall give thee there us this day belore the Lord our God, and also a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and with him that is not liere with us this day : sorrow of mind :

10 (For ve know how we have dwele in 66 And thy life shall hang in doubt before the land of Egypt, and how we came through thee; and thou siialt fear day and night, and the nations which ye passed by ; shall have none assurance of thy life : 17 And ye have seen their abominations,

67 In the morning thou shall say, Would and their idols, wood and stone, silver and God it were even! and at even thou shalt say, gold, which were among them :) Would God it were morning! for the sear of 13 Lest there should be among you man, tnine ieart wherewith thou shalt fear, and for or woman, or family, or tribe, whose lieart the sight of thine eyes which thou shall see. turneth away this day from the Lond our

68 And the Lord shall bring thee into God, to go and serve the gods of these naEgypt again with sinps, by the way whereoftinas; lest there should be among you a root I spake unto three, Thou shalt see it no more that heareth gall and wornwoodl; again: and there ye shall be sold unto your 19 And it come to pass, wlien he heareth Enemies for bond-men and bond-women, and the words of this curse, that he bless himself 10 man shall buy you.

in his heart, saying, I shall have peace, CIIAP. XXIX.

though I walk in the imagination of mine THESE are the words of the covenant heart, to add drunkenness to thir::

20 The LORD will not spare him: but the make with the children of Israel in the land the anger of the Lord and his jealousy sliall of Moab, besides the covenant which he smoke against that man, and all the curses nade with them in Horeb,

that are written in this book shall lie

upon 21 And Moses called unto all Israel, and him, and the Lord shall blot out his name aid unto thein, Ye have seen all that the from under heaven. 'BORD did before your eyes in the land of 21 And the Lord shall separate him unto Egypt, unto Pharaoh, and unto all his ser- evil out of all the tribes of Israel, according ants, and unto all his land;

to all the curses of the covenant that are 3 The great templations which thine eyes written in this book of the law : jave seen, the signs and those great miracles; 22 So that the generation to come of your

4 Yet the Lord hath not given you an children thai sliall rise up after you, and the heart lo perceive, and eyes to see, and ears stranger that shall come from a far land; to bear, unto this day.

shall say, whien they see the plagues of that 5 And I have led you forty years in the land, and the sickness which the Lord laib wilderness: your clothes are not waxen old laid upon it; upon you, and thy shoe is not waxen old 23 And that the whole land thereof is brim. upon thy foot.

stone, and salt, und burning, that it is not 6 Ye liave not caten bread, neither have ye sown, nor beareth, nor any grass groweth drunk wine or strong drink ; that ye might linerein, like the overthrow of Sodom and Goknow that I am the LORD your God. morrah, Admah and Zeboim, which the

7 And when ye came unto this place, Si. Lord overthrewin his anger and inliis wrathi, bon the king of Heshbon, and Og the king + Even all nations shall say, Wherefore of Bashan, came out against us uuto battle, hath the LORD Jone tius unto this land? and we smote thein :

what meaneth the heat of this great anger? * And we look their land, and gave it for 25 Tiven men shall say, Because they liave an inheritance unto the Reubenites, and:o the forsaken the covenant of the LORD God of Galites, and to the half-tribe of Manasseh. lucir fathers, which he made with them,

9 Keep therefore the words of this cove-when he brought then forth out of the land mant, and do them, that ye may prosper in or Egypt al that ye do.

20 For they went and served other gods, 10 1 Ye stand this day all of you before anel worshiipired them, gods whom they knew the Lord your God; your captains of your not, and uchom bie irad not given unto them : tribes, your elders, and your officers, with a! 27 And the anger of the LORD was kin. the men of Israel,

dled against this land, to bring upon it all the 11 Your little ones, your wives, and thy curses that are wrillen in this book : stranger that is in thy camp, from the bewer 28 And the LORD rooted thesi vut of their of thy wood unto the drawer of thy water; land in anger, and in wrath, and in great

12 That thou shouldest enter into covenant indignation, and cast them into another land, with the LORD WIy God, and into hisoall,which as it is this day. the Lord thy God maketh witle thee this day; 29 The secret things belong unto the Lord

13 That he may establish thee to-day for our God; but those things which are reveal. a people uuto himself, and thut he may be led belong unto us, and to our children for ev. ulito chce a God, as he hath said unto ihee, les, that we may du all die words of this law.

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