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The rebellion

CHAP, XVI.

of Koral, c. of Isracl, and for the stranger that 80-, two hundred and ifty princes or tie journetli among them.

assenbly, famous in the congregation, 30 | But thic soul that doeth aught men of renown: presumptuously, whether he be born 3 And they gathered themselves toin the land, or a stranger, the same re- getier against Moses, and against proachell the LORD; and that soul Aaron, and said unto them, letake shall be cut oll from ainong his people. 100 much upon you, seeing all the con.

31 Because he balb despised the word gregation are Lioly, every one of thein, ol'the Lord, and ballı broken his com- and the LORD is among them: where. mandmeni, that soul shall utterly be fore then list ye up yourselves above cut oll: his iniquity skull be upon himn. the cougregation ol the LORD?

32 1 And while the children of Israeil 4 And wlien Moses heard it: he fell were in the wilderness, they found a upon bis face:

I man that gathered sticks upon the 5 And be spake unto Koral, and unto babbath-day.

all his company, saying, Even to-mor33 And they that found him gathering row the LORD will show wlio ure his, Blicks brought him unto Moses and and roho is Joly ; and will cause him Aaron, and unto all the congregation to come near upto him : even hir

34 And they put him in waru, because wliom he lath chosen will be cause to it was not declared wbat slould be come near unto liim. done to him.

6 This do: Take your censers, Koral, 35 And the LORD said unto Moses, and all liis compiury ; The man shall be surely put to deallı

: 7 And put fire wherein, and put inall the congregation shall stone bicense in inem before the LORD io-morwill stones without the camp. row; and it shall be, that the man

36 And all the congregation brought whom the LORD doth choose, lie shall bim without the camp, and stored be holy: ye lule too mucli upon you, him with stones, and be died; as the ye sons of Levi. LOnu comipanded Moses.

8 and Moses said unto Koralı, Hear, 37 1 And the LORD spake unto Mo- I pray you, ye sons of Levi: ses, saying

y Scencih it bra small thing into 38 Speak unto the children of Israel, you, that the God of Israel bath sepita nad bill then that they make the rate: you from the congregation of Is. (ringes in the borilers of their garinents rael, to bring you near to himself, to Liroughout their grnerations, and that do the service of the tabernacle of'inic they put upon the fringe of the bor- Lond, and to stand before the congreders a ribanl of blue :

girtion to minister unto them? 39 And it shall be unto you for a 10 And he liath brought thee near to fringe, tliat ye may look upon it, and him, and all thy brethren the sons of remember all the commandments of Levi will tliec ; and seck ve the the Lond, and do them; and that ye priesthood also ? seek not alter your own heart and your 11 For whiclıcause, both thou and all own eyes, after which ye use to go althy company are gathered together wboring :

against the Lord; and what is duron, 10 That ye may remember and do all that ye murmur against him? my commandments, and be holy unto 19 1 and loses sont to call Daihan

and Abiram, the sons of Elab; wbiche 11 I am the LORD your God, which said, We will not come up: brought you out of the land of Euypt, 13 Is it a small thing that thou hast to be your God: I am the LORD your brought us up out of a land that flow. God.

rth will milk anı honey, to kill us in CHAP. IVI.

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son of Kohatlı, the son of Levi, 14 Norcorer thou hast not brought aud Dathan and Abiram, the sons of us into a land that noweth with milk Elab, and on the son of Pelech, sons and lioner, or given us inberitance of of Rouben, took mica;

fields and vincyarls: wilt ihou pilit 2 And they rose up before Mosca, out the eyes of these men? we will with certami or the children of lerael, not come up.

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of Korah, fe. 15 And Moses was very wroty, and after the visitation of all men, then raid unto the LOND, Respect not thou the LORD liath not sent me : their offering: I have not taken one 30 But if the LORD make a new ass from them, neither have I hurt thing, and the earth open her mouth, one of them,

and swallow them up, with all that 16 | And Moses said unto Korah, Be appertain unto them, and they go thou and all thy company before the down quick into the pit; then ye shall Lord, thou, and they, and Aaron, to understand that these men lave pro

voked the LORD.
17 And take every man liis ceuser, 31 T And it came to pass, as he had
and put incense in them, and bring ye made an end of speaking all these
before the LORD every man his ceoser, words, that tlie ground clave asunder
two hundred and hilty censers; thou that was under them :
also,and Aaron, each of you his censer. 32 And the earth opened her mouth,

18 And they look every man his cen- and swallowed them up, and their
ber, and put fire in thein, and laid in-housea, and all the men that appesu-
cense thereon,and stood in the door of tained unto Korah, and all their
the tabernacle of the congregation goods.
with Moses and Aaron.

33 'They, and all that appertained to
19 And Korah gathered all the con- them, went down alive into the pit,
gregation against thein unto the door and the earth closed upon thein; and
of the tabernacle of the congregation: they perished from among the con-
and the glory of the LORD appeared gregation.
unto all the congregation.

34 And all Israel that were round 20 | And the LORD spake unto Mo- about them sied at the cry of tliem; ses and unto Aaron, saying,

for they said, Lest the earth swallow 21 Separate yourselves from among us up also. this congregation, that I may consume

35 And there came out a fire from them in a moment,

the LORD, and consumed the two l10n22. And they sell upon their faces, dred and listy men that offered incense. and said, O God, the God of the spirits 36 s And the LORD spake unto Moof all nesh, shall one man sin, and ses, saying, wilt thou be wroth with all the con- 37 Speak unto Eleazer, the son of gregation ?

Aaron the priest, that he take up the 23 | And the Lord spake unto Dio- censers out of the burning, and scatter SC9, saying,

thou the fire sonder; for they are hal24 Speak unto the congregation, say-lowed. ing, Get you up from about the taber- 38The censers of these sinners against nacle of Korali, Dathan, and Abiran. their own souls, let them make thein

25 And Moses rose up, and went unto broad plates for a covering of the altar: Dathan and Abiram; and the elders or for they offered them before the LOUD, Israel followed himn.

therefore they are hallowed; anıl they 26 And he spake unto the congrega- shall be a sign uoto the children of IsLion, saying, Depart, I pray you, from rael. the tents of these wicked men, and 39 And Eleazer the priest took the touch nothing of theirs, lest ye be con- brasen censers, wherewith they that Bumed in all their sins.

were burnt had offered; and they 27 So they gat up from the tabema were made broad places for a covercle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, on ing of the altar : every side; and Dathan and Abiram 10 To be a memorial unto the chil caine out, and stood in the door of their dren of Israel, that no stranger, which tents, and their wives, and their sons, is not of the seed of Aaron, come nea) and their little children.

to offer incense before the LORD; tha 28 And Moses giid, Hereby ye shall he be not as Korah, and as his compa know that the Lord liath sent me to my: 24 the Lord said to bim by the do all these works; for I have not band of Moses, ding them of mine own inind.

41 T But on the morrow all the con29 If these men die the common gregation of the children of Israel deale of all men, or if they be visited linurmured against Moses and against Aaron's rod buadeth. CHAT. XVII, XVIII. The pricst's charge. Aaron, saying, Yelave killed the peo-man's rod, whom I shall choose, sban ple of ilie Lord.

blossom: and I will make to cease 42 And it came to pass, wlien the fron me the murmurings of the chilcongregation was gathered against dren of Israel, wliereby tbey murmur Moses and against Aaron, that they against you. looked toward the tabernacle of the 6 | And Moses spake unto the chicongregation: and, behold, the cloud dren of Israel, and every one of tbeir covered it, and the glory of the Lord princes gave him a rod apiece, for appeared.

each prince one, acconling to their fa43 And Moses and Aaron came before ther's liouse, even twelve roda: and the the tabernacle of the congregation. rod or Aaron iras among tbeir rods.

44 | And the Lord spake unto MO-.7 Avd Moses kid up tlie rods before bes, saying,

lbe Lond in the tabernacle or witness. 45 Get you up from among this con. S And it came to pass, that on the gregation, that I may consume thien as morrow Moses went into the tabernain a moment. And they tell upon their cle ol' witness; and, behold, the rod of faces.

Aaron for the house of Levi was bud46 | And Moses said unto Aaron, ded and brought forth buds, and bloomTake a censer, and put sire thereined blossoms, and yielded almonds. from off the altar, and put on incense, 9 And Moses brought out all the rods and go quickly unto the congregation, from before the LORD into all tho and make an atonement for tbem: for chillren of Israel; and they looked, there is wrath gone out from the Lord; and took erery inan his rod. the plague is begun.

10 TT And the LORD said unto Moses, 47 And Aaron look as Moses com. Bring Aaron's rod again before the tes. manded, and ran into the midst of the timony, to be kept for a token against congregation; and, behold, the plague the rebels; and thou shalt quite take was begun among the people; and be away their murmurings froin me, tiat put on incense and made an atonement they' die not for the people.

11 and Moses did so: as the LORD 48 And be stood between the dead and cominanded him, so did he. the living; and the plague vas stayed. 12 And the children of Israel spako

49 Now they that died in the plague unto Moses, saying, Behold, we die, were fourteen tliousand and seven we perish), we all perish. hundred, besides them that died abou!| 13 Wbosoever cometh any thing near the matter of Komh.

unto the tabernacle of the Lord shall 50 And Aaron returned unto Moses, die: shall we be consumed wiu, dying? unto the door of the tabernacle of the

CHAP. XVIII. congregation: and the plague was

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Thou and thy sons and thy fa. CHAP. XIII.

ther's louse with tlice shall bear the AND ihe Lord spake unto Moses, lima y con the mannen til au bearben

2 Speak unto the children of Israel, iniquity of your priesthood. and take of every one of them a rod 2 And thy brethren also of tic tribc according to the house of their fathers, Jor Levi, the tribe of thy father, bring of all their prioces according to the thou with thee, that they may be joinhouse of their fatbers, twelve rods : ed unto thee, and minister unto thee: write thou every man's name upon but lliou and thy sons with thee shall bio rod.

ininiston before the tabernacle of wit. 3 And thou shalt write Aaron's name ness. upon the rod of Levi: for one rod 3 And they shall keep thy charge, shall be for the head of the house of and the charge of all the tabernacle: their fatliers.

only they shall not come nigh the res4 And thou shalt lay them up in the sels of the sanctuary and the altar, that tabernacle of the congregation before neither they, nor ye also, die. the testimony, where I will meet 4 And they shall be joined unto thee,

and keep the charge of the tabernacie 5 And it shall come to paes, that the lof the congregation, for all the service

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Portion of the

NUNIBERS.

Prests and Levites, of the tabernacle: and a stranger shall the 6rst-bora of man shalt thou surely not come nigb unto you.

redeein, and the firstling of unclean 5 And ye shall keep the charge of the beasts shalt thou redeem. sanctuary, and the charge of the allir: 16 And those that are lo be redeemed that there be no wrath any more upon liom a month old shalt thou redeen, the children of Israel.

according to thy estimation, for the 6 And I, beloll, I bare taken your money of live shekels, atler ile shekel brethren the Levites from amony the follle sanctuary, which is twenty children of Israel: to you they are gerals. given us a girl for the LORD, to do the 17 But the firstling of a cow, or the service of the tabernacle of the con firstling of a sheep, or the firstling of a gregation.

goat, thou shalt not releem; they are 7 'Therefore tliou and thy sous with holy: thou shalt sprinkle their blood tbee shall keep your priest's ulice for upon the altar, and shalt burn their fat every thing of the altar, and within for an otlering made by fire, for a the veil; and ye shall serve: I have sweet savour uulo the LORD. given your priest's ollice unto you os 18 and the legl of wiem shall be à service of gilt: and the stranger that thine, as the wave-breast and as die cometh nigu shall be pul to deallı. cight shou

er are thine, 81 And the Lord spake unto Aaron, 19 All the heave-offerings of tbe lioly Beloki, I also have given thee the things, which the children of Israel charge of iny heave-olleringof all the offerunto the Lord, have I given thee, hallowed things of the children of Is. and thy sons and thy daughters with rael; unto thee have I given them by thee, by a statute for ever: it is a covereason of the anointing, and to thy want of salt for ever before the LORD 80119, by an ordinance for ever. unto thee and to thy seed with thee.

9 This shall be thine of the inost 20 || And tlie Lond spake unto Aaron, holy things, reserved from the fire: Thou shalt bave no inberitance in Every oblation of theirs, every ineat, their lanı, neither slialt thou have any offering of theirs, and every sin-oiler-part among them: I am thy part and ing of theirs, and every trespass-offer. thine inheritance among the children ing of theirs, which they shall render of Israel. unto ine, shall be most lioly for tiee 21 And, behold, I have given the chiland for thy sons.

dren of Levi all the tenth in Israel (or 10 in the most holy place shalt thou an inheritance, for their service which eilt it; every male shall eat it: it shall they serve, even the service of the tabbe lioly unto thee.

cruacle of the congregation. Il And this is thine; the heave-offer-| 22 Neither must the children of Israe: ing of their gist, with all the wave-01: bienceforth come nigd the tabernacle ferings of the children of Israel: I of the congregation, lest they bear sin, have given thein unto ure, and to thy and die. song aod to thy daughters with thee, 23 But the Levites shall do the serby a statute for ever: every one that is rice or the labernacle of the congregaclean in thy house shall eat of it. tion, and they shall bear their iniquity:

12 All the best of the oil, and all the it shall be a statute for ever throughbest of the wine, and of the wheat, out your generations, that among the the first-fruits of them which they children of lerael they have no inslull ofler unto the LORD, them have I heritance. given thee.

24 But the tithes of the children of 13 Anul whatsoever is first ripe in the Israel, which they oflier as a lieave-oflund, which thy shall bring unto the sering muito the Lord, I bave given to LOAD, shall be thinc ; every one that the Levites to inherit: therefore I have is clean in tlıy house shall eat of it. suid unto them, Among the children of

14 Every thing devoted in Israel Israel they shall have no inheritance. shall be ubine.

25 | And the LORD spake unto Mo15 Every thing that openeth the ma- ses, saying, trix in all Icsh, which they bring unto 20 Thus speak unto the Levites, and the LORD, whether it be of men or say unto them, Wlien ye take of the beast, shall be thine; nevertheless, children of Israel the tithes which I

The water of
CHAP. XIX.

separation. have given you from them for your in-, water, and afterward le shall come heritance, then ye shall ofler up a into the camp, and the priest shall be brave-offering of it for the LORD, Even unclean cotil the even. a tentli part of the title.

8 And lie wat buincih lier sball waslı 27 And this your leave-offering shall his clothes in water,ud balle bis lleshi be reckoned unto you, as though it in water, and shall be unclean until tere the com of the Urresbiny door, the eren. and as the sulluess of the wine-press. 9 And a man that is clean shall gath

28 Thus ye also shall offer a licave. er up the aslies of the heiser, and lay oliering unto thic Lond of all your them up without the camp in a clean lithes, which ye receive of the chil. place, and it shall be kept for the condren of Israel; and ye shall give there.gregation of the children of Israel for ol'the Lond's lieave-ofl'ering to Aaron a water of separation: it is a purifthe priest.

cation for sin. 29 Out of all your girs ye shall offer 10 And be that gathereth the ashes ol every beave-ollering of the LORD, of the leiser shall wash his clothes, and all the best llereol, cuén the hallowed we unclean until the even : and it sball part thereof out of it.

be unto the children of Israel, and unto 30 Therefore thou shall any unto tbe stranger triat sojourneui among them, When ye have heaved tbe best them, for a statute for ever. Lliereos from it, then it shall be count- 11 | He that touchcth the dead body ed unto llie Levites as the increase of orany man shall be unclean serenday's the thresling-floor, and as the increase 12 He shall purify hiinself with it on of the wine-press.

the third day, ud on the seventh day 31 And ye shall eat it in every place, lie shall be clean : but it be purisy not ye and your households: for it is your bimsell the third day, then the seventh reward for your service in the taber-day he shall not be clean, nacle of the congregation.

13Whosoever toucheth the dead body 32 And ye shall bear no sin by reason of any inan that is dead, and purified ol' it, when ye bave leaved from it the not limsell, defileth the tabernacle of best of it ; neither shall ye pollute the the LORD; and that soul shall be cut holy things of the children of Israel, otl' from Israel: because the water or lost ye die.

separation was not sprinkled upon CHAP. XIX.

bin, be shall be unclean ; his uncleanA palun dan Pospake unto Moses ness in the upperna bum

14 This is the law, when a man dieth 2 Tibis is the ordinance of the law in a tent: All that come into the tent, wliich the Lord bath commanded,say. and all that is in the lent, shall be uning: Speak unto the children or Israel, clean seven days. Cliat they bring thee a red leiler witli- 16 And every open vesscl, which hath out spot, wherein is no blemisb, and no covering bound upon it, is unclean. upon which never came yoke :

16 And whosoerer louchetla one that 3 dod ye shall give her uuto Eleazar is slain with a sword in the open fields, the priest, that he may bring her forth or a dead body, or a bone of a man, or without the camp, ud one shall slay a grave, shall be unclean seren days. her before his face :

17 And for an unclean person they 4 And Eleazar the priest shall take or shall take of the ashes of the burnt lier blood witda bis Anger, and sprinkle heiser of purification for sin, and runother blood directly before die taber ning water shall be pui thereto in a nacle of the congregation seren times: vessel :

6 And one shall burn the heiler in bis 13 and a clean person shall take bys. sight : her skin, and ber tleshi, and hier sop, and dip it in the water, and sprio. blood, with her dung, shall be burn : kle it upon the tenh and upon all the

o And the priest shall lake cedar vessels, and upon the persons that wood, and liyssop, aud scarlet, and were there, and upon liim that louchcast it into the midst of the burning of ed a bone, or one slain, or one dead, thie leiser:

or & grave: 7 Then the priest shall wash his 19 And the clean person shall sprinclothes, and he shall balle lis flesh inkle upon the unclean ou the third day

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