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Tithes not to be changed. CHAP. I.

Moses and Aaron to: or if it be not redeemed, then it shall 31 And if a man will at all redeem auget be sold according to thy estimation. of his tithes, he shall add there to the fifth

28 Notwithstanding, no devoted thing part thereof. that a man shall devote unto the Lord of 32 And concerning the tithe of the all that be bath, both of man and beast, herd, or of the flock, even of whatsoever and of the field of his possession, shall be passeth under the rod, the tenth shall be sold or redeemed: every devoted thing is holy unto the LORD. most holy unto the LORD.

33 He shall not search whether it be 29 Nove devoted, which shall be de- good or bad, neither shall be change it: voted of men, shall be redeemed: but and if he change it at all, then both it and shall surely be put to death.

the change thereof shall be holy; it shall 30 And all the tithe of the land, whether not be redeemed. of the seed of the land, or of the fruit of 34 These are the commandments which the tree, is the LORD's: it is holy unto the the LORD commanded Moses for the chil. LORD.

Idren of Israel in mount Sinai.

1 The Fourth Book of Moses, called NUMBERS. CHAP. I.

gation together on the first day of the se. A

ND the LORD spake unto Moses in cond month, and they declared their peDacle of the congregation, on the first day of their fathers, according to the number of the second month, in the second year of the names, from twenty years old and after they were come out of the land of upward, by their polls. Egypt, saying,

19 As the LORD commanded Moses, so 2 Take ye the sum of all the congrega- he numbered them in the wilderness of tion of the children of Israel, after their Sinai. families, by the house of their fathers, with 20 And the children of Reuben, Isthe number of their names, every male by rael's eldest son, by their generations, aftheir polls :

ter their families, by the house of their fa. 3 From twenty years old and upward, thers, according to the number of the all that are able to go forth to war in Is- names, by their polls, every male from rael; thou and Aaron shall number them twenty years old and upward, all that by their armies.

were able to go forth to war; 4 And with you there shall be a man of 21 Those that were numbered of them, every tribe; every one head of the house even of the tribe of Reuben, were forty of his fathers.

and six thousand and five hundred. 5 And these are the names of the men 22 Of the children of Simeon, by their that shall stand with you: Of the tribe of generations, after their families, by the Reuben; Elizur the son of Shedeur. house of their fathers, those that were

6 Of Simeon; Shelumiel the son of Zu-numbered of them, according to the numrishaddai.

ber of the names, by their polls, every 7 Of Judab; Nahshon the sonof Ammi- male from twenty years old and upward, Dadab.

all that were able to go forth to war: 8 Of Issachar; Netbaneel the son of 23 Those that were numbered of them, Zuar.

even of the tribe of Simeon, were fifty and 9 Of Zebulun; Eliab the son of Helon. nine thousand and three hundred.

10 Of the children of Joseph: of 24 Of the children of Gad, by their Ephraim; Elishama the son of Ammihud : generations, after their families, by the of Manasseh; Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur. house of their fathers, according to the

11 Of Benjamin; Abidan the son of number of the names, from twenty years Gideoni.

old and upward, all that were able to go 12 Of Dan; Abiezer the son of Am- forth war; mishaddai.

25 Those that were numbered of them, !3 Of Asher: Pagiel the son of Ocran. even of the tribe of Gad, were forty and 14 Of Gad; Eliasaph the son of Deuel. five thousand six hundred and fifty. 15 Of Naphtali; Abira the son of Enan. 26 Of the children of Judah, by their

16 These were the renowned of the con- generations, after their families, by the gregation, princes of the tribes of their fa- house of their fathers, according to the thers, heads of thousands in Israel. number of the names, from twenty years

17 | And Moses and Aaron took these old and upward, all that were able to go men which are expressed by their names : forth to war; 18 And they assembled all the congre

27 Those that were numbered of them. number the men of war. NUMBERS. The Levites are exempted. even of the tribe of Judah, were threescore 42 Of the children of Naphtali, throughand fourteen thousand and six hundred. out their generations, after their families,

28 Of the children of Issachar, by their by the house of their fathers, according to generations, after their families, by the the number of the names, from twenty house of their fathers, according to the years old and upward, all that were able number of the names, from twenty years to go forth to war; old and upward, all that were able to go 43 Those that were numbered of them, forth to war;

even of the tribe of Naphtali, were fifty 29 Those that were numbered of them, and three thousand and four hundred. even of the tribe of Issachar, were fifty and 44 These are those that were numberfour thousand and four hundred.

ed, which Moses and Aaron numbered, 30 Of the children of Zebulun, by their and the princes of Israel, being twelve generations, after their families, by the men: each one was for the bouse of his house of their fathers, according to the fathers. number of the names, froin twenty years 45 So were all those that were number. old and upward, all that were able to go ed of the children of Israel, by the house forth to war;

of their fathers, from twenty years old 31 Those that were numbered of them, and upward, all that were able to go forth even of the tribe of Zebulun, were fifty and to war in Israel ; seven thousand and four hundred.

46 Even all they that were numbered, 32 Of the children of Joseph, namely, were six hundred thousand and three thouof the children of Ephraim, by their ge- sand and five hundred and fifty. nerations, after theirłamilies, by the house 47 | But the Levites, after the tribe of of their fathers, according to the number their fathers, were not numbered among of the names, from twenty years old and them. upward, all that were able to go forth to 48 For the LORD had spoken unto Mowar;

ses, saying, 33 Those that were numbered of them, 49 Only thou shalt not number the tribe even of the tribe of Ephraim, were forty of Levi, neither take the sum of them thousand and five hundred.

among the children of Israel: 34 Of the children of Manasseh, by their 50 But thou shalt appoint the Levites generations, after their families, by the over the tabernacle of testimony, and over house of their fathers, according to the all the vessels thereof, and over all things number of the names, from twenty years that belong to it: they shall bear the taold and upward, all that were able to go bernacle, and all the vessels thereof, and forth to war;

they shall minister unto it, and shall en35 Those that were numbered of them, camp round about the tabernacle. even of the tribe of Manasseh, were thirty 51 And when the tabernacle setteth forand two thousand and two bundred. ward, the Levites shall take it down; and

36 Of the children of Benjamin, by their when the tabernacle is to be pitched, the generations, after their families, by the Levites shall set it up: and the stranger House of their fathers, according to the that cometh nigh shall be put to death. nuinber of the names, from twenty years 52 And the children of Israel shall pitch old and upward, all that were able to go their tents every man by his own camp, forth to war;

and every man by his own standard, 37 Those that were numbered of them, throughout their hosts. even of the tribe of Benjamin, were thirty 53 But the Levites shall pitch round and five thousand and four hundred. about the tabernacle of testimony; that

38 Of the children of Dan, by their ge- there be no wrath upon the congregation nerations, after their families, by the house of the children of Israel: and the Levites of their fathers, according to the number shall keep the charge of the tabernacle of of the names, from twenty years old and testimony. upward, all that were able togo forth to war; 54 And the children of Israel did ac

39 Those that were numbered of them, cording to all that the LORD commanded even of the tribe of Dan, were threescoré Moses, so did they. and two thousand and seven hundred.

CHAP. II. of A Ninthe Looho sapake unto Moses and generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the 2 Every man of the children of Israel number of the names, from twenty years shall pitch by his own standard, with the old and upward, all that were able to go ensign of their father's house : far off about forth to war;

the tabernacle of the congregation shall 41 Those that were numbered of them, they pitch. even of the tribe of Asher, were forty and 3 Ånd on the east side toward the ris. onc thousand and five hundred. Jing of the sun shall they of the standard The order of the tribes

CHAP. III.

2 tsew tents. of the camp of Judah pitch throughout nasseh : and the captain of the children of their armies : and Nahshon the son of Am- Manasseh shall be Gamaliel the son of Pe. mipadab shall be captain of the children dahzur. of Judah.

21 And bis bost, and those that were 4 And his host, and those that were numbered of them were thirty and two numbered of them, were threescore and thousand and two hundred. fourteed thousand and six hundred. 22 Then the tribe of Benjamin : and

5 And those that do pitch next unto the captain of the sons of Benjamin shall him, shall be the tribe of Issachar: and be Abidan the son of Gideoni. Nethaneel the son of Zuar shall be captain 23 And his host, and those that were of the children of Issachar.

numbered of them, were thirty and five 6 And his bost, and those that were thousand and four hundred. bunbered thereof were fifty and four thou- 24 All that were numbered of the camp sand and four hundred.

of Ephraim were a hundred thousand and 7 Then the tribe of Zebulun: and Eliab eight thousand and a hundred, throughithe son of Helon shall be captain of the out their armies: and they shall go forchildren of Zebulun.

ward in the third rank. 8 And his host, and those that were 25 The standard of the camp of Dan numbered thereof, were fifty and seven shall be on the north side by their armies : thousand and four hundred.

and the captain of the children of Dan 9 All that were pumbered in the camp shall be Abiezer the son of Ammishaddai. of Judah were a bundred thousand and 26 And his bost, and those that were fourscore thousand and six thousand and numbered of them, were threescore and four handred throughout their armies: two thousand and seven hundred. these shall first set forth.

27 And those that encamp by him shall 10 On the south side shall be the stand-be the tribe of Asher: and the captain of ard of the camp of Reuben according to the children of Asher shall be Pagiel the their armies : and the captain of the chil- son of Ocran. dren of Reuben shall be Elizur the son of 28 And his host, and those that were Shedeur.

numbered of them, were forty and one 11 And his host, and those that were thousand and five hundred. Dumbered thereof, were forty and six thou- 29 Then the tribe of Naphtali: and the sand and five hundred.

captain of the children of Naphtali shall 12 And those which pitch by him shall be Ahira the son of Enan. be the tribe of Simeon: and the captain 30 And his host, and those that were of the children of Simeon shall be She- numbered of them, were fifty and three lumiel the son of Zurishaddai.

thousand and four hundred. 13 And his host, and those that were 31 All they that were numbered in the Dumbered of them, were fifty and nine camp of Dan were a hundred thousand thousand and three hundred.

and fifty and seven thousand and six hun 14 Then the tribe of Gad: and the dred: they shall go hindmost with their captain of the sons of Gad shall be Elia- standards. saph the son of Reuel.

32 These are those which were num. 15 And his host, and those that were bered of the children of Israel by the house numbered of them, were forty and five of their fathers. All those that were numthousand and six hundred and fifty. bered of the camps throughout their hosts,

16 All that were numbered in the camp were six hundred thousand and three thouof Reuben tere a hundred thousand and sand and five hundred and fifty. hity and one thousand and four hundred 33 But the Levites were not numbered and fifty, throughout their armies: and among the children of Israel; as the LORD they shall set forth in the second rank. commanded Moses.

17 Then the tabernacle of the congre- 34 And the children of Israel did ao gation shall set forward with the camp of cording to all that the Lord commanded the Levites, in the midst of the camp: as Moses: so they pitched by their standthey encamp, so shall they set forward, ards, and so they set forward, every one every man in his place by their standards. after their families, according to the house

18 On the west side shall be the stand- of their fathers. ard of the camp of Ephraim, according to

CHAP. III. their armies: and the captain of the sons THESE also are the generations of Ammihud.

LORD spake with Moses in mount Sinai. 19 And bis host, and those that were 2 And these are the names of the sons of numbered of them, were forty thousand Aaron; Nadab the first-born, and Abibu, and five hundred.

Eleazar, and Ithamnar. 20 And by himn shall be the tribe of Ma- 3 These are the names of the sons of

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Service of the Levites :

NUMBERS. Their number and charge. Aaron, the priests which were anointed, Libnites, and the family of the Shimites : whom he consecrated to minister in the these are the families of the Gershonites. priest's office.

22 Those that were numbered of them, 4 And Nadab and Abihu died before according to the number of all the males, the LORD, when they offered strange fire from a month old and upward, even those before the LORD, in the wilderness of that were numbered of them, were seven Sinri, and they had no children: and Ele- thousand and five hundred. azar and Ithaınar ministered in the priest's 23 The families of the Gershonites shall office in the sight of Aaron their father. pitch behind the tabernacle westward.

5 And the LORD spake unto Moses, 24 And the chief of the house of the saying,

father of the Gershonites shall be Eliasaph 6 Bring the tribe of Levi near, and pre- the son of Lael. sent them before Aaron the priest, that 25 And the charge of the sons of Gerthey may minister unto him.

shon in the tabernacle of the congregation And they shall keep his charge, and shall be the tabernacle, and the tent, the the charge of the whole congregation be- covering thereof, and the banging for the fore the tabernacle of the congregation, door of the tabernacle of the congregato do the service of the tabernacle.

tion, 8 And they shall keep all the instru- 26 And the hangings of the court, and ments of the tabernacle of the congrega- the curtain for the door of the court, which tion, apd the charge of the children of Is- is by the tabernacle, and by the altar round rael, to do the service of the tabernacle. about, and the cords of it, for all the ser

9 And thou shalt give the Levites unto vice thereof. Aaron and to his sons : they are wholly 27 | And of Kohath was the family of given unto him out of the children of Israel. the Amramites, and the family of the Ize

10 And thou shalt appoint Aaron and harites, and the family of the Hebronites, his sons, and they shall wait on their and the family of the Uzzielites : these priest's office : and the stranger that are the families of the Kohathites. cometh nigh shall be put to death.

28 In the number of all the males from 11 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, a month old and upward, were eight thousaying,

sand and six hundred, keeping the charge 12 And I, behold, I have taken the Le- of the sanctuary: vites from among the children of Israel, 29 The families of the sons of Kohath instead of all the first-born that openeth shall pitch on the side of the tabernacle the matrix among the children of Israel: southward. therefore the Levites shall be mine; 30 And the chief of the house of the

13 Because all the first-born are mine ; father of the families of the Kohathites for on the day that I smote all the first shall be Elizaphan the son of Uzziel. born in the land of Egypt, I ballowed 31 And their charge shall be the ark, unto me all the first-born in Israel, both and the table, and the candlestick, and the man and beast: mine they shall be : lam altars, and the vessels of the sanctuary the LORD.

wherewith they minister, and the hanging, 14 | And the LORD spake unto Moses and all the service thereof. in the wilderness of Sinai, saying,

32 And Eleazar the son of Aaron the 15 Number the children of Levi after priest shall be chief over the chief of the the house of their fathers, by their fami-Levites, and have the oversight of them lies : every male from a month old and that keep the charge of the sanctuary. upward shalt thou number them.

33 Of Merari was the family of the 16 And Moses numbered them accord-Mahlites, and the family of the Musbites: ing to the word of the LORD, as he was these are the families of Merari. comman led.

34 And those that were numbered of 17 And these were the sons of Levi, by them, according to the number of all the heir names ; Gershon, and Kohath, and males from a month old and upward, were Merari.

six thousand and two hundred. 18 And these are the names of the sons 35 And the chief of the house of the of Gershon by their families ; Libni, and father of the families of Merari was Zuriel Shimei.

the son of Abihail : these shall pitch on the 19 And the sons of Kohath by their side of the tabernacle northward. families ; Amram, and Izehar, Hebron, 36 And under the custody and charge and Uzziel.

of the sons of Merari shall be the boards 20 And the sons of Merari by their fa- of the tabernacle, and the bars thereof, milies; Mahli, and Mushi : these are the and the pillars thereof, and the sockets families of the Levites, according to the thereof, and all the vessels thereof, and bouse of their fathers.

all that serveth thereto, 21 Qi Gershon was the family of thel 37 And the pillars of the court round

The first-born redeemed. CHAP. IV.

Services of the Ledita. about, and their sockets, and their pins,

CHAP. IV. and their cords. 38 T But those that encamp before the AND the Lord spake unto Moses and

unto Aaron, saying, tabernacle toward the east, even before 2 Take the sum of the sons of Kohath the tabernacle of the congregation east- from among the sons of Levi, after their ward shall be Moses,and Aaron and his families, by the house of their fathers ; sons, keeping the charge of the sanctuary, 3 From thirty years old and upward, for the charge of the children of Israel ; even until fifty years old, all that enter and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be into the host, to do the work in the taberput to death.

nacle of the congregation. 39 All that were numbered of the Le- 41 This shall be the service of the sons rites, which Moses and Aaron numbered of Kohath in the tabernacle of the conat the commandment of the LORD, through- gregation, about the most holy things. out their families, all the males from a 5 And when the camp setteth forward, month old and upward, were twenty and Aaron shall come, and his sons, and they two thousand.

shall take down the covering vail, and 40 And the LORD said unto Moses, cover the ark of testimony with it: Number all the first-born of the males of 6 And shall put thereon the covering of the children of Israel, from a month old badgers' skins, and shall spread over it a and upward, and take the number of their cloth wholly of blue, and shall put in the names.

staves thereof. 41 And thou shalt take the Levites for

7 And upon the table of shew-bread me (I am the LORD) instead of all the first- they shall spread a cloth of blue, and put born among the children of Israel ; and thereon the dishes, and the spoons, and the cattle of the Levites, mistead of all the bowls, and covers to cover withal: and the firstlings among the cattle of the chil- the continual bread shall be thereon: dren of Israel.

8 And they shall spread upon them a 42 And Moses numbered, as the LORD cloth of scarlet, and cover the same with commanded him, all the first-born among a covering of badgers' skins, and shall put the children of Israel.

in the staves thereof. 43 And all the first-born males by the 9 And they shall take a cloth of blue, number of names, from a month old and and cover the candlestick of the light, and upward, of those that were numbered of his lamps, and his tongs, and his snuffthem, were twenty and two thousand two dishes, and all the oil-vessels thereof, bundred and threescore and thirteen. wherewith they minister unto it:

44 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, 10 And they shall put it, and all the saying,

vessels thereof, within a covering of 45 Take the Levites instead of all the badgers' skins, and shall put it upon a bar. first-born among the children of Israel, 11 And upon the golden altar they shall and the cattle of the Levites instead of spread a cloth of blue, and cover it with their cattle; and the Levites shall be a covering of badgers' skins, and shall put mine: I am the LORD.

to the staves thereof: 46 And for those that are to be redeem- 12 And they shall take all the instrued of the two hundred and threescore and ments of ministry, wherewith they ministhirteen, of the first-born of the children ter in the sanctuary, and put them in a of Israel, wbich are more than the Levites : cloth of blue, and cover them with a

47 Thou shalt even take five shekels covering of badgers' skins, and shall put apiece by the poll, after the shekel of the them on a bar. sarictuary shalt thou take them : the shekel 13 And they shall take away the ashes is twenty gerahs.

from the altar, and spread a purple cloth 48 And thou shalt give the money, thereon: wherewith the odd number of them is to 14 And they shall put upon it all the be redeemed, unto Aaron and to his vessels thereof, wherewith they minister

about it, even the censers, the flesh-hooks, 49 And Moses took the redemption- and the shovels, and the basons, all the money of them that were over and above vessels of the altar; and they shall spread them that were redeemed by the Levites : upon it a covering of badgers' skins, and

50 Of the first-born of the children of put to the staves of it. Israel took he the money; a thousand three 15 And when Aaron and his sons have hundred and threescore and five shekels, made an end of covering the sanctuary, after the shekel of the sanctuary : and all the vessels of the sanctuary, as the

51 And Moses gave the money of them camp is to set forward ; after that, the that were redeemed unto Aaron, and to his sons of Kohath shall come to bear it: but sons, according to the word of the LORD, they shall not touch any holy thing, lest as the LORD commanded Moses. they die. These things are the burden of

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