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lious, he will not obey our voice ; he is a
glutton, and a drunkard.

21 And all the men of his city shall stone
him with stones, that he die : ° so shalt thou
put evil away from among you, "and all
Israel shall hear, and fear.

22 TI And if a man have committed a sin
p worthy of death, and he be to be put to
death, and thou hang him on a tree :

23 iHis body shall not remain all night
upon the tree, but thou shalt in any wise
bury him that day ; (for 'he that is hanged
is t accursed of God ;) that "thy land be not
defiled, which the Lord thy God giveth
thee /or an inheritance.


Of humanity toward brethren.

1 Of humanity toward brethren. 5 The sex is to be
distinguished by apparel. 6 The dam is Hot to be taken
with li£r young ones. 8 The house must have battle-
ments. 9 Confusion is to be avoided. 12 Fringes upo7i
the vesture. 13 The punishment of him that slandereth
his wife. 20, 22 Of adultery, 25 of rape, 28 and of
fornication. 30 Incest.

THOU "shalt not see thy brother's ox or
his sheep go astray^ and hide thyself
from them: thou shalt in any case bring
them again unto thy brother.

2 And if thy brother be not nigh unto
thee, or if thou know him not, then thou
shalt bring it unto thine own house, and
it shall be with thee until thy brother seek
after it, and thou shalt restore it to him

3 In like manner shalt thou do with his
ass ; and so shalt thou do with his raiment ;
and with all lost things of thy brother's,
which he hath lost, and thou hast found,
shalt thou do likewise : thou mayest not
hide thyself.

41'' Thou shalt not see thy brother's ass or
his ox fall down by the way, and hide thyself
from them : thou shalt surely help him to lift
them up again.

5 HThe woman shall not wear that which
pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man
put on a woman's garment : for all that
do so are abomination unto the Lord thy

6 IF If a bird's nest chance to be before
thee in the way in any tree, or on the ground,
whether they be young ones, or eggs, and the
dam sitting upon the young, or upon the
eggs, "'thou shalt not take the dam with the
young :

7 But thou shalt in any wise let the dam
go, and take the young to thee ; ''that it may
be well with thee, and that thou mayest pro-
long thy days.

8 IT When thou buildest a new house, then
thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof,
that thou bring not blood upon thine house,
if any man fall from thence.

9 H « Thou shalt not sow thy vineyard with
divers seeds : lest the t fruit of thy seed
which thou hast sown, and the fruit of thy
vineyard, be defiled.

10 ir*^Thou shalt not plough with an ox
and an ass together.

11 IT ^ Thou shalt not wear a garment of
divers sorts, as of woollen and linen to-

12 II Thou shalt make thee •'fringes upon
the four t quarters of thy vesture, wherewith
thou coverest thyself.

13 IT If any man take a wife, and ' go in
unto her, and hate her,





n Exod. 28.

c Lev. 22.


e Lev 19.

t Heb.
fulness of
thy seed.

r 8m 2 Cor.
6. 14, 15, IC.


h Numb. 15.


Mutt. 23. 5.

t Heb.


i Gen. 39.


Judg 13. 1.




k Gen. 34.


Judg. 20. 6,


2 Sam. 13.

12, 13.

I ch. 13. 5.

m Lev. 20.


Jobn 8. 5.

n Malt. 1.
18, 19.

o ch. 21. 14.

p vor. 21,

II Or,

lake strong
hold of her,
2 Sam. 13.

Of adultery, rape, ^c.

14 And give occasions of speech against
her, and bring up an evil name upon her, and
say, I took this woman, and when I came to
her, I found her not a maid :

15 Then shall the father of the damsel,
and her mother, take and bring forth the
tokens of the damsel's virginity unto the
elders of the city in the gate :

16 And the damsel's father shall say unto
the elders, I gave my daughter unto this man
to wife, and he hateth her,

17 And lo, he hath given occasions of
speech against her, saying, I found not thy
daughter a maid ; and yet these are the
tokens of my daughter's virginity. And they
shall spread the cloth before the elders of
the city.

18 And the elders of that city shall take
that man and chastise him ;

19 And they shall amerce him in an hun-
dred shekels of silver, and give them unto the
father of the damsel, because he hath brought
up an evil name upon a virgin of Israel : and
she shall be his wife ; he may not put her
away all his days.

20 But if this thing be true, and the
tokens of virginity be not found for the
damsel :

21 Then they shall bring out the damsel
to the door of her father's house, and the
men of her city shall stone her with stones
that she die ; because she hath ^ wrought
folly in Israel, to play the whore in her fa-
ther's house : ' so shalt thou put evil away
from among you.

22 H^If a man be found lying with a
woman married to an husband, then they
shall both of them die, both the man that
lay with the woman, and the woman : so
shalt thou put away evil from Israel.

23 IT If a damsel that is a virgin be " be-
trothed unto an husband, and a man find her
in the. city, and lie with her ;

24 Then ye shall bring them both out
unto the gate of that city, and ye shall stone
them with stones that they die ; the dam-
sel, because she cried not, being in the city ;
and the man, because he hath "humbled his
neighbour's wife: pso thou shalt put away
evil from among you,

25 IT But if a man find a betrothed dam-
sel in the field, and the man || force her, and
lie with her; then the man only that lay with
her shall die :

26 But unto the damsel thou shalt do no-
thing ; there is in the damsel no sin worthy
of death: for as when a man riseth against
his neighbour, and slayeth him, even so ts
this matter : ,

27 For he found her in the field, and the


Who are excluded from the congregation. DEUTERONOMY.

Of usury, vows, and trespass.

betrothed damsel cried, and there was none
to save her.

28 t "ilf a man find a damsel that is a
virgin, which is not betrothed, and lay hold
on her, and lie with her, and they be found;

29 Then the man that lay with her shall
give unto the damsel's father fifty shekels of
silver, and she shall be his wife; '•because
he hath humbled her, he may not put her
away all his days.

30 U »A man shall not take his father's
wife, nor 'discover his father's skirt.


1 WTio may or may not enter into the congregation.
9 JJncleanness to be avoided iti the host. 15 Of the
fugitive servant. 17 Of filthiness. 18 Of abomi-
nable sacrifices. 19 Of usury. 21 Of vows. 24
Of trespasses.

HE that is wounded in the stones, or
hath his privy member cut off, shall
not enter into the congregation of the

2 A bastard shall not enter into the con-
gregation of the Lord; even to his tenth
generation shall he not enter into the con-
gregation of the Lord.

3 " An Ammonite or Moabite shall not
enter into the congregation of the Lord;
even to their tenth generation shall they not
enter into the congregation of the Lord
for ever :

4 '' Because they met you not with bread
and with water in the way, when ye came
forth out of Egypt ; and '^because they hired
against thee Balaam the son of Beor of Pe-
thor of Mesopotamia, to curse thee.

5 Nevertheless, the Lord thy God would
not hearken unto Balaam : but the Lord
thy God turned the curse into a blessing
unto thee, because the Lord thy God loved

6 "^Thou shalt not seek their peace, nor
their f prosperity all thy days for ever.

7 IF Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite,
^for he is thy brother : thou shalt not abhor
an Egyptian, because '^thou wast a stranger
in his land.

8 The children that are begotten of them
shall enter into the congregation of the Lord
in their third generation.

9 IF When the host goeth forth against
thine enemies, then keep thee from every
wicked thing.

10 IT sif there be among you any man
that is not clean by reason of uncleanness
that chanceth him by night, then shall he go
abroad out of the camp, he shall not come
within the camp :

11 But it shall be, when evening tcometh
on, ''he shall wash Aimse//' with water : and




q Exod. 22.
16, 17.

s Lev. 18. a
& 20. 11.
ch. 27. 20.
1 Cor. 5. 1.
t SeeKulh
.1. 9.
Ezek. 16.8.

a Neh. 3.
1, 2.

b See cli. 2.


c Numb. 22.
5, 6.

A Ezra 9.


f Heb. good.

e Gen. 25.
24, 25, 26.
Obad. 10, 12.
f Exod. 22.
21. & 23. 9.
Lev. 19. 34.
ch. 10. 19.

\ Lev. 15.

t Hell, tnm-
eth toward.

h Lev. 15. 5.




tHeb. »iUM(

t Heb.


of any


k 1 Sam. 30.


t Heb.
15 good for

1 Exod. 22.

II Or,


m Lev. 19.


See Prov. 2.


n Gen. 19. 5.

2 Kings 23.

o Eiod. 22.


Lev.!). 36,


Neli.5. 2. 7.

Ps. 15. 5.

LMke 6. 34,


p See Lev.

19. 34. &

ch. 15. 3.

q ch.l5. 10.

r Numb. 30.


Ecclea. 5. 4,


s Numb. 30.


Ps. Gfi. 13,


t Matt. 12.


Mark 2. 23.

Luke 6. 1.

when the sun is down, he shall come into
the camp again.

12 IT Thou shalt have a place also without
the camp, whither thou shalt go forth abroad :

13 And thou shalt have a paddle upon
thy weapon : and it shall be when thou
t wilt ease thyself abroad, thou shalt dig
therewith, and shalt turn back, and cover
that which cometh from thee :

14 For the Lord thy God 'walketh in
the midst of thy camp, to deliver thee,
and to give up thine enemies before thee ;
therefore shall thy camp be holy : that he
sec no t unclean thing in thee, and turn
away from thee.

15 IT ■'Thou shalt not deliver unto his mas-
ter the servant which is escaped from his
master unto thee :

16 He shall dwell with thee, even among
you in that place which he shall choose in
one of thy gates where it fliketh him best:
'thou shalt not oppress him.

17 H There shall be no || whore "of the
daughters of Israel, nor "a sodomite of the
sons of Israel.

18 Thou shalt not bring the hire of a
whore, or the price of a dog into the house
of the Lord thy God for any vow : for
even both these are abomination unto the
Lord thy God.

19 IT "Thou shalt not lend upon usury to
thy brother ; usury of money, usury of victuals,
usury of any thing that is lent upon usury :

20 pUnto a stranger thou mayest lend
upon usury ; but unto thy brother thou shalt
not lend upon usury : ithat the Lord thy
God may bless thee in all that thou settest
thine hand to in the land whither thou
goest to possess it.

21 IT ■■ When thou shalt vow a vow unto
the Lord thy God, thou shalt not slack to
pay it : for the Lord thy God will surely
require it of thee ; and it would be sin in

22 But if thou shalt forbear to vow, it shall
be no sin in thee.

23 =That which is gone out of thy lips
thou shalt keep and perform ; even a free-
will-offering, according as thou hast vowed
unto the Lord thy God, which thou hast
promised with thy mouth.

24 IT When thou comest into thy neigh-
bour's vineyard, then thou mayest eat grapes
thy fill, at thine own pleasure ; but thou shalt
not put a7iy in thy vessel.

25 When thou comest into the standing-
corn of thy neighbour, 'then thou mayest
pluck the ears with thine hand : but thou
shalt not move a sickle unto thy neighbour's


Of diDorce, of pledges ;


1 Of divorce. 5 A new married, man goeth not to war.
6, 10 Of pledges. 7 Of man-stealers. 8 Of leprosy.
14 The hire is to he given. 16 Of justice. 19 Of

AirHEN a "man hath taken a wife, and
V Y married her, and it come to pass that
she find no favour in his eyes, because he
hath found fsome uncleanness in her: then
let him write her a hill of t divorcement,
and give it in her hand, and send her out
of his house.

2 And when she is departed out of his
house, she may go and be another man's wife.

3 And i/'the latter husband hate her, and
write her a bill of divorcement, and giveth
it in her hand, and sendeth her out of his
house ; or if the latter husband die, which
took her to he his wife ;

4 ""Her former husband which sent her
away, may not take her again to be his
wife, after that she is defiled ; for that is
abomination before the Lord : and thou
shalt not cause the land to sin, which the
Lord thy God giveth thee for an inherit-

5 IF "When a man hath taken a new wife,
he shall not go out to war, t neither shall he
be charged with any business : hut he shall
be free at home one year, and shall ^ cheer
up his wife which he hath taken.

6 H No man shall take the nether or the
upper millstone to pledge : for he talceth a
man's life to pledge.

7 H "If a man be found stealing any of his
brethren of the children of Israel, and mak-
eth merchandise of him, or selleth him ;
then that thief shall die ; ''and thou shalt
put evil away from among you.

8 IT Take heed in sthe plague of leprosy,
that thou observe diligently, and do accord-
ing to all that the priests the Levites shall
teach you : as I commanded them, so ye
shall observe to do.

9 ''Remember what the Lord thy God
did 'unto Miriam by the way, after that ye
were come forth out of Egypt.

10 IT When thou dost fiend thy brother
any thing, thou shalt not go into his house
to fetch his pledge :

11 Thou shalt stand abroad, and the man
to whom thou dost lend shall bring out the
pledge abroad unto thee :

12 And if the man he poor, thou shalt not
sleep with his pledge :

13 ''In any case thou shalt deliver him
the pledge again when the sun goeth down,
that he may sleep in his own raiment, and
'bless thee ; and "'it shall be righteousness
unto thee before the Lord thy God.





n Mutt. 5.
31. & 19. 7.
Mark 10. 4.

t Ileb. mat-
ter nf Jlft-
cutting oJT.

b Jer. 3. 1.

c ch. 20. 7.

t Heb. not
any t^ing
shall pass
upon Aim.


Exod. 21.

(5 Lev. 13.2.
& 14. 2.

h See Luke


1 Cpr. 10. fl.

i Numb. 12.

t Heb. Imd
the loan of
any thing
to, ire.




k Esod. 22.

lJob29. 11,
13. & 31.20.
2 Cor. 9. 13.
2Tim. 1. 18.
m cli. r>. 25.
Ps. 106. 31.
& 112. 9.
Dan. 4. T.

n Mai. 3. 5.

o Lev. 19.


Jor. 22. 13.

Jamcis 5. 4.

t llcb.

Uftetli Us

soul unto it,

Ps. 25. 1. 4c


p James 5.


q 2 Kings

14. 6.

acliron. 25.


Jor. 31. 29,


Ezek. 18.20.

r Exod. 22.
21, 22.
Prov. 22. 22.
Isai. 1. 23.
Jer. 5. 28. &
K. 3.

Zcch. 7. 10.
Mill. 3. 5.
s E.\od. 22.

t ver. 22.
ch. 16. 12.

u Lev. 19. 9,
10. & 23. 22.

X cb. 15. 10.
Ps. 41. 1.
Prov. 19. 17.

t Hob. tkou
Shalt not
boush it af-
ter thee.

t Heb.
after Utee.

y ver. 18w

a ch. 19. 17.
Ezek. 44.24.

b See Prov.
17. 15.

c Luke 12.


d Mutt. 10.

e 2 Cor. 11.


f Job 18. 3.

B Prov. 12.


1 Cor. 9 9.

1 Tim. 5.18,

t Heb.


Hon. 10. 11.

h Malt. 22.


Mark 12. 19.

Luke 20. 28.

of Justice and charity.

14 IT Thou shalt not "oppress an hired
servant that is poor and needy, whether he
he of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that
are in thy land within thy gates :

15 At his day "thou shalt give him his
hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it,
for he is poor, and t setteth his heart upon it :
plest he cry against thee unto the Lord, and
it be sin unto thee.

16 o The fathers shall not be put t® death
for the children, neither shall the children
be put to death for the fathers : every man
shall be put to death for his own sin.

17 U "^Thou shalt not pervert the judg-
ment of the stranger, nor of the fatherless,
'nor take a widow's raiment to pledge :

18 But *thou shalt remember that thou
wast a bond-man in Egypt, and the Lord
thy God redeemed thee thence : therefore 1
command thee to do this thing.

19 1[''When thou cuttest down thine har-
vest in thy field, and hast forgot a sheaf in
the field, thou shalt not go again to fetch it :
it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless,
and for the widow : that the Lord thy God
may ^ bless thee in all the wOrk of thine

20 When thou beatest thine olive-tree,
fthou shalt not go over the boughs again:
it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless,
and for the widow.

21 When thou gatherest the grapes of thy
vineyard, thou shalt not glean it f afterward :
it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless,
and for the widow.

22 And ythou shalt remember that thou
wast a bond-man in the land of Egypt : there-
fore I command thee to do this thing.


1 Stripes must not exceed forty. 4 The ox is not to he
muzzled. 5 Of raising seed unto a hrother. 11 Of
the immodest woman. 13 Of unjicst weights. 17 The
memory of Amalek is to he hlotted out.

IF there be a ^controversy between men,
and they come unto judgment, that the
judges may judge them ; then they ^ shall
justify the righteous, and condemn the

2 And it shall be, if the wicked man he
"worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall
cause him to lie down, ''and to be beaten
before his face, according to his fault, by
a certain number.

3 "Forty stripes he may give him, and not
exceed : lest if he should exceed, and beat
him above these with many stripes, then
thy brother should '"seem vile unto thee.

4 '\ sThou shalt not muzzle the ox when
he ftreadeth out the com.

5 ^''If brethren dwell together, and one


The law of raising up seed.

of them die and have no child, the wife of
the dead shall not marry without unto a
stranger : her 1| husband's brother shall go
in unto her, and take her to him. to wife,
and perform the duty of an husband's bro-
ther unto her.

6 And it shall be, that the first-born which
she beareth, 'shall succeed in the name of his
brother which is dead, that ■'his name be not
put out of Israel.

7 And if the man like not to take his ||bro-
ther's wife, then let his brother's wife go up
to the 'gate unto the elders, and say. My hus-
band's brother refuseth to raise up unto his
brother a name in Israel, he will not perform
the duty of my husband's brother.

8 Then the elders of his city shall call
him, and speak unto him : and if he stand
to it, and say, ""I like not to take her,

9 Then shall his brother's wife come unto
him in the presence of the elders, and "loose
his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face,
and shall answer and say. So shall it be done
unto that man that will not "build up his bro-
ther's house.

10 And his name shall be called in Israel,
The house of him that hath his shoe loosed.

11 H When men strive together one with
another, and the wife of the one draweth
near for to deliver her husband out of the
hand of him that smiteth him, and putteth
forth her hand, and taketh him by the se-
crets :

12 Then thou shalt cut off" her hand,
p thine eye shall not pity her.

13 IF 1 Thou shalt not have in thy bag
t divers weights, a great and a small :

14 Thou shalt not have in thine house
t divers measures, a great and a small :

15 But thou shalt have a perfect and just
weight, a perfect and just measure shalt thou
have ; 'that thy days maybe lengthened in the
land which the Lord thy God giveth thee

16 For "all that do such things, and all
that do unrighteously, are an abomination
unto the Lord thy God.

17 IT 'Remember what Amalek did unto
thee by the way, when ye were come forth
out of Egypt ;

18 How he met thee by the way, and
smote the hindmost of thee, even all that
were feeble behind thee, when thou wast
faint and weary : and he "feared not God.

19 Therefore it shall be, ^when the Lord
thy God hath given thee rest from all thine
enemies round about, in the land which
the Lord thy God giveth thee /or an m-
heritance to possess it, that thou shalt xblot
out the remembrance of Amalek from under
heaven ; thou shalt not forget it.



11 Or, next
Gen. 38. fl.
Ruth 1. 13,
13. b3.g.

Gen. 38. 9.

k RbOi 4.

11 Or, juxt


I RuUi 4. 1,

m Ruth 4. 6.

n Ruth 4,7.

o Ruth 4.

p cli. 19. 13.

g Lev. 19.

is, 36.
Prov. n.l.
M\r.. 6. 11.
t Hcb.
a etone and
a stone.
t Hob.
an ephah
and an

X Exod. 20.

s Prov. 11.



t Eioa. 17.

u Ps.36. 1.
Prov. 16. 6.
Rom. 3. 18.
X 1 Sam. 15.

y Exod. 17.




TL Exod. 23.

19. & 34. 21).

Numb. 18.


rh. 16. 10.

Prov. 3. 9.

b ch. 12. 5.

c Hos. 12.


d Gen. 43.

1,2. & 45.

7, 11.

o Gen. 4{i.

I, 6. •
Acts 7. 15.
f Gen. 40.

ch. 10. 22.

c Exod. 1.

II, 14.

h Exod. 2.
23, 24. 25. t
3. U. & 4. 31.

i Exod. 12.
37, 51. & 13.
3, 14, 10.
cli. 5. 15.

k ch. 4. 34.

m ch. 12. 7,
12, 18. & 10.

n Lev. 27.


Numb. 18.


11 ell. 14. 28,


Of offering the first-fruits.

1 The confession of him that offereth the basket of first-
fruits. 12 The prayer of him that giveth his third
year's tithes. 16 The covenant between God and the

AND it shall be, when thou art come
in unto the land which the Lord thy
God giveth thee for an inheritance, and
possessest it, and dwellest therein ;

2 ^That thou shalt take of the first of all
the fruit of the earth, which thou shah
bring of thy land that the Lord thy God
giveth thee, and shalt put it in a basket, and
shalt ''go unto the place which the Lord
thy God shall choose to place his name

3 And thou shalt go unto the priest that
shall be in those days, and say unto him, I
profess this day unto the Lord thy God,
that I am come unto the country which
the Lord sware unto our fathers for to
give us.

4 And the priest shall take the basket
out of thine hand, and set it down before
the altar of the Lord thy God.

5 And thou shalt speak and say before
the Lord thy God, •'A Syrian "^ ready to
perish was my father ,: and * he went down
into Egypt, and sojourned there with a
•■few, and became there a nation, great,
mighty, and populous :

6 And ffthe Egyptians evil-entreated us,
and afflicted us, and laid upon us hard
bondage :

7 And ''when we cried unto the Lord
God of our fathers, the Lord heard our
voice, and looked on our affliction, and oui
labour, and our oppression :

8 And ' the Lord brought us forth out of
Egypt with a mighty hand, and with an out-
stretched arm, and ''with great terribleness,
and with signs, and with wonders ;

9 And he hath brought us into this place,
and hath given us this land, even 'a land
that floweth with milk and honey.

10 And now, behold, I have brought the
first-fruits of the land, which thou, O Lord,
hast given me : and thou shalt set it before
the Lord thy God, and worship before the
Lord thy God :

11 And ""thou shalt rejoice in every good
thi7ig which the Lord thy God hath given
unto thee, and unto thine house, thou and
the Levite, and the stranger that is among

12 IF When thou hast made an end of
tithing all the "tithes of thine increase the
third year, which is "the year of tithing, and
hast given it unto the Levite, the stranger,
the fatherless, and the widow, that they may
eat within thy gates, and be filled :


The law to he written upon stones.

13 Then thou shalt say before the Lord
thy God, I have brought away the hallowed
things out of mine house, and also have
given them unto the Levite, and unto the
stranger, to the fatherless, and to the widow,
according to all thy commandments which
thou hast commanded me : I have not trans-
gressed thy commandments, p neither have I
forgotten them :

14 1 1 have not eaten thereof in my mourn-
ing, neither have I taken away aught thereof
for any unclean use, nor given aught thereof
for the dead : hut I have hearkened to the
voice of the Lord my God, and have done
according to all that thou hast commanded

15 "^Look down from thy holy habitation,
from heaven, and bless thy people Israel, and
the land which th®u hast given us, as thou
swarest unto our fathers, a land that floweth
with milk and honey.

16 IF This day the Lord thy God hath
commanded thee to do these statutes and
judgments : thou shalt therefore keep and
do them with all thine heart, and with all
thy soul.

17 Thou hast 'avouched the Lord this
day to be thy God, and to walk in his
ways, and to keep his statutes, and his
commandments, and his judgments, and to
hearken unto his voice :

18 And * the Lord hath avouched thee

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