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The priests reproved.


Ordinances of the priests.

19 And when they go forth into the outer 16 And thou shalt say to the rebellious, selves with any thing that causeth sweat. even to the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD; O ye house of Israel, let it court, even into the outer court to the people, they shall put off their garments suffice you of all your abominations;

7 In that ye have brought into my sanc- wherein they ministered, and lay them in tuary strangers, uncircumcised in heart, the holy chambers, and they shall put on and uncircumcised in flesh, to be in my other garments; and they shall not sanctify 20 Neither shall they shave their heads, sanctuary, to pollute it, even my house, the people with their garments. when ye offer my bread, the fat and the blood, and they have broken my covenant nor suffer their locks to grow long; they shall only poll their heads. because of all your abominations.

8 And ye have not kept the charge of my holy things: but ye have set keepers of my charge in my sanctuary for yourselves.

21 Neither shall any priest drink wine, when they enter into the inner court.

22 Neither shall they take for their wives a widow, nor her that is put away: but 9 T Thus saith the Lord GOD; No they shall take maidens of the seed of the stranger, uncircumcised in heart, nor un-house of Israel, or a widow that had a circumcised in flesh, shall enter into my priest before. sanctuary, of any stranger that is among the children of Israel.

23 And they shall teach my people the difference between the holy and profane, 10 And the Levites that are gone away and cause them to discern between the far from me, when Israel went astray, unclean and the clean. which went astray away from me after their

24 And in controversy they shall stand idols; they shall even bear their iniquity. in judgment; and they shall judge it ac11 Yet they shall be ministers in my cording to my judgments: and they shall sanctuary, having charge at the gates of keep my laws and my statutes in all mine the house, and ministering to the house: assemblies; and they shall hallow my 25 And they shall come at no dead perthey shall slay the burnt-offering and the sabbaths. sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister unto them. son to defile themselves: but for father, or 12 Because they ministered unto them for mother, or for son, or for daughter, for before their idols, and caused the house of brother, or for sister that hath had no hus26 And after he is cleansed, they shall Israel to fall into iniquity; therefore have band, they may defile themselves. I lifted up my hand against them, saith

27 And in the day that he goeth into the Lord GOD, and they shall bear their reckon unto him seven days. iniquity. 13 And they shall not come near unto the sanctuary, unto the inner court, to me, to do the office of a priest unto me, minister in the sanctuary, he shall offer his nor to come near to any of my holy things, sin-offering, saith the Lord GOD. in the most holy place: but they shall bear their shame, and their abominations which they have committed.

28 And it shall be unto them for an inheritance; I am their inheritance: and ye shall give them no possession in Israel: I am their possession.

14 But I will make them keepers of the 29 They shall eat the meat-offering, charge of the house, for all the service thereof, and for all that shall be done therein. and the sin-offering, and the trespass15 But the priests the Levites, the offering; and every dedicated thing in sons of Zadok, that kept the charge of my Israel shall be theirs. sanctuary when the children of Israel went

30 And the first of all the first-fruits of astray from me, they shall come near to all things, and every oblation of all, of me to minister unto me, and they shall every sort of your oblations, shall be the stand before me to offer unto me the fat priest's: ye shall also give unto the priest and the blood, saith the Lord GOD:

16 They shall enter into my sanctuary, and they shall come near to my table, to and they shall keep my minister unto me, charge.

the first of your dough, that he may cause the blessing to rest in thy house.

31 The priests shall not eat of any thing that is dead of itself, or torn, whether it be fowl or beast.

OREOVER, when ye shall divide

Mby lot the land for inheritance, ye

17 And it shall come to pass, that when they enter in at the gates of the inner court, they shall be clothed with linen garments; and no wool shall come upon them, shall offer an oblation unto the LORD, a be the length of five and twenty thousand while they minister in the gates of the holy portion of the land: the length shall inner court, and within. 18 They shall have linen bonnets upon reeds, and the breadth shall be ten thou653 their heads, and shall have linen breeches sand. This shall be holy in all the borders their loins; they shall not gird them-thereof round about. upon

The divisions of the land.


The portion of the prince.

2 of this there shall be for the sanctuary | Israel, for a meat-offering, and for a burntfive hundred in length, with five hundred offering, and for peace-offerings, to make in breadth, square round about; and fifty reconciliation for them, saith the Lord cubits round about for the suburbs thereof. GOD.

3 And of this measure shalt thou mea- 16 All the people of the land shall give sure the length of five and twenty thou- this oblation for the prince in Israel. sand, and the breadth of ten thousand: 17 And it shall be the prince's part to and in it shall be the sanctuary and the give burnt-offerings, and meat-offerings, most holy place. and drink-offerings, in the feasts, and in

4 The holy portion of the land shall be the new-moons, and in the sabbaths, in all for the priests the ministers of the sanc-solemnities of the house of Israel: he shall tuary, which shall come near to minister prepare the sin-offering, and the meatunto the LORD and it shall be a place for offering, and the burnt-offering, and the their houses, and a holy place for the peace-offerings, to make reconciliation for sanctuary. the house of Israel.

5 And the five and twenty thousand of 18 Thus saith the Lord GOD; In the first length, and the ten thousand of breadth, month, in the first day of the month, thou shall also the Levites, the ministers of the shalt take a young bullock without blemish, house, have for themselves, for a possession and cleanse the sanctuary:

for twenty chambers.

19 And the priest shall take of the blood

6 And ye shall appoint the possession of the sin-offering, and put it upon the of the city five thousand broad, and five posts of the house, and upon the four corand twenty thousand long, over against the ners of the settle of the altar, and upon oblation of the holy portion: it shall be the posts of the gate of the inner court. for the whole house of Israel. 20 And so thou shalt do the seventh day 7¶ And a portion shall be for the prince of the month for every one that erreth, and on the one side and on the other side of the for him that is simple: so shall ye reconoblation of the holy portion, and of the cile the house.

possession of the city, before the oblation 21 In the first month, in the fourteenth of the holy portion, and before the pos-day of the month, ye shall have the passsession of the city, from the west side over, a feast of seven days; unleavened westward, and from the east side east- bread shall be eaten. ward: and the length shall be over against 22 And upon that day shall the prince one of the portions, from the west border prepare for himself and for all the people unto the east border. of the land a bullock for a sin-offering. 8 In the land shall be his possession in 23 And seven days of the feast he shall Israel and my princes shall no more op- prepare a burnt-offering to the LORD, press my people; and the rest of the land seven bullocks and seven rams without shall they give to the house of Israel ac- blemish daily the seven days; and a kid cording to their tribes. of the goats daily for a sin-offering. 9 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Let it 24 And he shall prepare a meat-offersuffice you, O princes of Israel: remove ing of an ephah for a bullock, and an ephah violence and spoil, and execute judgment for a ram, and a hin of oil for an ephah. and justice, take away your exactions from my people, saith the Lord God.

10 Ye shall have just balances, and a just ephah, and a just bath.


25 In the seventh month, in the fifteenth day of the month, shall he do the like in the feast of the seven days, according to the sin-offering, according to the burnt11 The ephah and the bath shall be of offering, and according to the meat-offerone measure, that the bath may contain ing, and according to the oil. the tenth part of a homer, and the ephah the tenth part of a homer: the measure HUS saith the Lord GOD; The gate thereof shall be after the homer. of the inner court that looketh toward 12 And the shekel shall be twenty ge- the east,shall be shut the six working days; rahs: twenty shekels, five and twenty she- but on the sabbath it shall be opened, and kels, fifteen shekels, shall be your maneh. in the day of the new-moon it shall be 13 This is the oblation that ye shall opened.


offer; the sixth part of an ephah of a ho- 2 And the prince shall enter by the way mer of wheat, and ye shall give the sixth of the porch of that gate without, and part of an ephah of a homer of barley; shall stand by the post of the gate, and 14 Concerning the ordinance of oil, the the priests shall prepare his burnt-offering bath of oil, ye shall offer the tenth part of and his peace-offerings, and he shall wora bath out of the cor, which is a homer ship at the threshold of the gate: then he of ten baths: for ten baths are a homer: shall go forth; but the gate shall not be 15 And one lamb out of the flock, out shut until the evening.

of two hundred, out of the fat pastures of 3 Likewise the people of the land shall

Ordinances for the prince,


and for the people. worship at the door of this gate before the to one of his servants, then it shall be his LORD in the sabbaths and in the new-moons. to the year of liberty; after,it shall return 4 And the burnt-offering that the prince to the prince: but his inheritance shall be shall offer unto the LORD in the sabbath his sons' for them.

day shall be six lambs without blemish, 18 Moreover, the prince shall not take of the people's inheritance by oppression,

and a ram without blemish.

5 And the meat-offering shall be an to thrust them out of their possession; but ephah for a ram, and the meat-offering for he shall give his sons inheritance out of his the lambs as he shall be able to give, and own possession: that my people be not a hin of oil to an ephah. scattered every man from his possession 6 And in the day of the new-moon it 19 After, he brought me through the shall be a young bullock without blemish, entry, which was at the side of the gate, and six lambs, and a ram: they shall be into the holy chambers of the priests, which without blemish. looked toward the north: and behold, there 7 And he shall prepare a meat-offering, was a place on the two sides westward. an ephah for a bullock, and an ephah for 20 Then said he unto me, This is the a ram, and for the lambs, according as his place where the priests shall boil the tres-> hand shall attain unto, and a hin of oil to pass-offering and the sin-offering, where an ephah. they shall bake the meat-offering; that 8 And when the prince shall enter, he they bear them not out into the outer court, shall go in by the way of the porch of that to sanctify the people.

gate,and he shall go forth by the way thereof. 21 Then he brought me forth into the 9 But when the people of the land outer court, and caused me to pass by the shall come before the LORD in the solemn four corners of the court; and behold, in feasts, he that entereth in by the way of the every corner of the court there was a court. north gate to worship, shall go out by the 22 In the four corners of the court there way of the south gate; and he that entereth were courts joined of forty cubits long and by the way of the south gate,shall go forth thirty broad: these four corners were of by the way of the north gate: he shall not one measure. return by the way of the gate whereby he came in, but shall go forth over against it. 10 And the prince in the midst of them, when they go in, shall go in; and when they go forth, shall go forth.

23 And there was a row of building round about in them, round about them four, and it was made with boiling-places under the rows round about.

24 Then said he unto me, These are the 11 And in the feasts and in the solemni- places of them that boil, where the ministies the meat-offering shall be an ephah to ters of the house shall boil the sacrifice of a bullock, and an ephah to a ram, and to the people. the lambs as he is able to give, and a hin of oil to an ephah.

CHAP. XLVII. FTERWARD he brought me again

12 Now, when the prince shall prepare a voluntary burnt-offering or peace-offer- hold, waters issued out from under the ings voluntarily unto the LORD, one shall threshold of the house eastward for the then open him the gate that looketh toward forefront of the house stood toward the the east, and he shall prepare his burnt-east, and the waters came down from unoffering and his peace-offerings, as he did on der from the right side of the house, at the the sabbath day: then he shall go forth; and south side of the altar.

after his going forth one shall shut the gate. 2 Then brought he me out of the way 13 Thou shalt daily prepare a burnt-of the gate northward, and led me about offering unto the LORD of a lamb of the the way without unto the outer gate by the first year without blemish: thou shalt pre-way that looketh eastward; and behold, pare it every morning. there ran out waters on the right side.

14 And thou shalt prepare a meat-offer- 3 And when the man that had the line ing for it every morning, the sixth part of in his hand, went forth eastward, he meaan ephah, and the third part of a hin of sured a thousand cubits, and he brought oil, to temper with the fine flour; a meat-me through the waters; the waters were to offering continually by a perpetual ordi- the ankles. Inance unto the LORD.

4 Again he measured a thousand, and

15 Thus shall they prepare the lamb, brought me through the waters; the waters and the meat-offering, and the oil, every were to the knees. Again he measured a morning for a continual burnt-offering. thousand, and brought me through; the 16 Thus saith the Lord GOD; If the waters were to the loins.

prince give a gift unto any of his sons, the 5 Afterward he measured a thousand; inheritance thereof shall be his sons'; it and it was a river that I could not pass over: shall be their possession by inheritance. for the waters were risen, waters to swim

17 But if he give a gift of his inheritance in, a river that could not be passed over.

The vision of the waters.


The borders of the land.

6 ¶ And he said unto me, Son of man, 20 The west side also shall be the great hast thou seen this? Then he brought me, sea from the border, till a man come over and caused me to return to the brink of the against Hamath. This is the west side. 21 So shall ye divide this land unto you according to the tribes of Israel.


7 Now, when I had returned, behoid, at the bank of the river were very many trees on the one side and on the other.

22 ¶ And it shall come to pass, that ye shall divide it by lot for an inheritance 8 Then said he unto me, These waters unto you, and to the strangers that sojourn issue out toward the east country, and go among you, which shall beget children down into the desert, and go into the sea: among you: and they shall be unto you as which being brought forth into the sea, the born in the country among the children of waters shall be healed. Israel; they shall have inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel.

9 And it shall come to pass, that every thing that liveth, which moveth, whither- 23 And it shall come to pass, that in soever the rivers shall come, shall live: and what tribe the stranger sojourneth, there there shall be a very great multitude of fish, shall ye give him his inheritance, saith the because these waters shall come thither: Lord GOD. for they shall be healed: and every thing shall live whither the river cometh.


10 And it shall come to pass, that the NOW these are the names of the tribes. From the north end to the coast of fishers shall stand upon it from En-gedi the way of Hethlon, as one goeth to Haeven unto En-eglaim; they shall be a place math, Hazar-enan, the border of Damasto spread forth nets; their fish shall be ac- cus northward, to the coast of Hamath ;(for cording to their kinds, as the fish of the these are his sides east and west;)a portion great sea, exceeding many. for Dan.

11 But the miry places thereof and the marshes thereof shall not be healed; they shall be given to salt.

2 And by the border of Dan, from the east side unto the west side, a portion for Asher. 3 And by the border of Asher, from the east side even unto the west side, a portion for Naphtali.

12 And by the river upon the bank thereof, on this side and on that side, shall grow all trees for meat, whose leaf shall not fade, 4 And by the border of Naphtali, from neither shall the fruit thereof be consumed: the east side unto the west side, a portion it shall bring forth new fruit according to for Manasseh.

his months, because their waters they is- 5 And by the border of Manasseh, from sued out of the sanctuary: and the fruit the east side unto the west side, a portion thereof shall be for meat, and the leaf for Ephraim.

thereof for medicine.

6 And by the border of Ephraim, from

13 Thus saith the Lord GOD; This the east side even unto the west side, a shall be the border, whereby ye shall inhe-portion for Reuben.

rit the land according to the twelve tribes 7 And by the border of Reuben, from the of Israel: Joseph shall have two portions. east side unto the west side, a portion for 14 And ye shall inherit it, one as well as Judah.

another: concerning the which I lifted up 8 And by the border of Judah, from my hand to give it unto your fathers: and the east side unto the west side, shall be this land shall fall unto you for inheritance. the offering which ye shall offer of five and 15 And this shall be the border of the land twenty thousand reeds in breadth, and is toward the north side, from the great sea, length as one of the other parts, from the the way of Hethlon, as men go to Zedad east side unto the west side: and the sanc16 Hamath, Berothah, Sibraim, which tuary shall be in the midst of it. is between the border of Damascus and 9 The oblation that ye shall offer unto the the border of Hamath; Hazar-hatticon, LORD shall be of five and twenty thousand which is by the coast of Hauran. in length, and of ten thousand in breadth. 17 And the border from the sea shall be 10 And for them, even for the priests, Hazar-enan, the border of Damascus, and shall be this holy oblation; toward the the north northward, and the border of Ha-north five and twenty thousand in length, math. And this is the north side. and toward the west ten thousand in

18 And the east side ye shall measure breadth, and toward the east ten thousand from Hauran, and from Damascus, and in breadth, and toward the south five and from Gilead, and from the land of Israel by twenty thousand in length; and the sanctu Jordan, from the border unto the east sea. ary of the LORD shall be in the midst thereof. And this is the east side. 11 It shall be for the priests that are

19 And the south side southward, from sanctified of the sons of Zadok; which Tamar even to the waters of strife in Ka- have kept my charge, which went not desh, the river to the great sea. And this astray when the children of Israel went is the south side southward. astray, as the Levites went astray.

and of the sanctuary.

CHAP. 1. Dimensions and gutes of the city

12 And this oblation of the land that is 22 Moreover, from the possession of the offered shall be unto them a thing most Levites, and from the possession of the holy by the border of the Levites. city, being in the midst of that which is the 13 And over against the border of the prince's, between the border of Judah and priests the Levites shall have five and the border of Benjamin, shall be for the twenty thousand in length, and ten thou-prince.

sand in breadth: all the length shall be 23 As for the rest of the tribes, from the five and twenty thousand, and the breadth east side unto the west side Benjamin shall ten thousand. have a portion.

14 And they shall not sell of it, neither 24 And by the border of Benjamin, from exchange, noralienate the first-fruits of the the east side unto the west side, Simeon land: for it is holy unto the LORD. shall have a portion.

15 T And the five thousand, that are 25 And by the border of Simeon, from left in the breadth over against the five and the east side unto the west side, Issachar a twenty thousand, shall be a profane place portion.

for the city, for dwelling, and for suburbs, 26 And by the border of Issachar, from and the city shall be in the midst thereof. the east side unto the west side, Zebulun 16 And these shall be the measures there- a portion.

of; the north side four thousand and five 27 And by the border of Zebulun, from hundred, and the south side four thousand the east side unto the west side, Gad a and five hundred, and on the east side four portion. thousand and five hundred, and the west side four thousand and five hundred.

17 And the suburbs of the city shall be toward the north two hundred and fifty, and toward the south two hundred and fifty, and toward the east two hundred and fifty, and toward the west two hundred and fifty.

28 And by the border of Gad, at the south side southward, the border shall be even from Tamar unto the waters of strife in Kadesh, and to the river toward the great sea.

29 This is the land which ye shall divide by lot unto the tribes of Israel for in18 And the residue in length over against heritance, and these are their portions, the oblation of the holy portion shall be ten saith the Lord God. thousand eastward, and ten thousand west- 30 ¶ And these are the goings out of ward: and it shall be over against the the city on the north side, four thousand oblation of the holy portion; and the in-and five hundred measures. crease thereof shall be for food unto them that serve the city.

19 And they that serve the city shall serve it out of all the tribes of Israel.

31 And the gates of the city shall be after the names of the tribes of Israel: three gates northward; one gate of Reuben, one gate of Judah, one gate of Levi.

20 All the oblation shall be five and 32 And at the east side four thousand twenty thousand by five and twenty thou- and five hundred and three gates: and sand: ye shall offer the holy oblation four-one gate of Joseph, one gate of Benjamin, square, with the possession of the city. one gate of Dan.

21 And the residue shall be for the 33 And at the south side four thousand prince, on the one side and on the other of and five hundred measures: and three the holy oblation, and of the possession of gates; one gate of Simeon, one gate of the city, over against the five and twenty Issachar, one gate of Zebulun.

thousand of the oblation toward the east 34 At the west side four thousand and border, and westward over against the five five hundred, with their three gates: one and twenty thousand toward the west gate of Gad, one gate of Asher, one gate border, over against the portions for the of Naphtali. prince and it shall be the holy oblation; and the sanctuary of the house shall be in the midst thereof.


35 It was round about eighteen thousand measures: and the name of the city from that day shall be, The LORD is there.

¶ The Book of DANIEL.


his god; and he brought the vessels into the treasure-house of his god.

N the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah came Nebuchad- 3 And the king spake unto Ashpenaz nezzar king of Babylon unto Jerusalem, the master of his eunuchs, that he should and besieged it. bring certain of the children of Israel, and

2 And the LORD gave Jehoiakim king of of the king's seed, and of the princes; Judah into his hand, with part of the ves- 4 Children in whom was no blemish, sels of the house of God: which he car- but well favoured, and skilful in all wisried into the land of Shinar to the house of dom, and cunning in knowledge, and un

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