1 ^ And if a man shall open a pit, or if a man shall dig a pit, and not cover it, and an ox or an
ass fall therein;
2 the owner of the pit shall make it good, and give money unto the owner of them; and the
dead beast shall be his.
3 ^ And if one man's ox
2 ^ If a man deliver unto his neighbor an ass, or an ox, or a sheep, or any beast, to keep; and it
die, or be hurt, or driven away, no man seeing it:
3 then shall an oath of the LORD be between them both, that he hath not put his hand unto his
1 And he said unto the people, Be ready against the third day: come not at your wives.
2 ^ And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and
lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceedi
1 pay money according to the dowry of virgins.
2 ^ Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.
3 ^ Whosoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put to death.
4 ^ He that sacrificeth unto any god, save unto the LORD only, he shall be utterly destroyed.
5 ^ Thou
1 And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek: tomorrow I
will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in mine hand.
2 So Joshua did as Moses had said to him, and fought with Amalek: and Moses, Aaron, and Hur
1 And thou shalt rear up the tabernacle according to the fashion thereof which was showed
thee in the mount.
2 ^ And thou shalt make a veil of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen of cunning
work: with cherubim shall it be made.
3 And thou
1 of all things which I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel.
The Table for the Showbread
2 ^ Thou shalt also make a table of shittim wood: two cubits shall be the length thereof, and a
cubit the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a hal
Moses and the Elders on Mount Sinai
1 And he said unto Moses, Come up unto the LORD, thou, and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and
seventy of the elders of Israel ; and worship ye afar off.
2 And Moses alone shall come near the LORD: but they shall not come nigh
1 And thou shalt make the seven lamps thereof: and they shall light the lamps thereof, that
they may give light over against it.
2 And the tongs thereof, and the snuffdishes thereof, shall be of pure gold.
3 Of a talent of pure gold shall he make it, with
1 thine enemies turn their backs unto thee.
2 And I will send hornets before thee, which shall drive out the Hivite, the Canaanite, and the
Hittite, from before thee.
3 I will not drive them out from before thee in one year; lest the land become desolate,
1 If the theft be certainly found in his hand alive, whether it be ox, or ass, or sheep; he shall
2 ^ If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be eaten, and shall put in his beast, and shall
feed in another man's field; of the best of h
1 rulers of tens :
2 and let them judge the people at all seasons: and it shall be, that every great matter they shall
bring unto thee, but every small matter they shall judge: so shall it be easier for thyself, and
they shall bear the burden with thee.
1 If his master have given him a wife, and she have borne him sons or daughters; the wife and
her children shall be her master's, and he shall go out by himself.
2 And if the servant shall plainly say, I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will no
1 and many of them perish.
2 And let the priests also, which come near to the LORD, sanctify themselves, lest the LORD
break forth upon them.
3 And Moses said unto the LORD, The people cannot come up to mount Sinai: for thou
chargedst us, saying, Set boun
that had come upon them by the way, and how the LORD delivered them.
1 And Jethro rejoiced for all the goodness which the LORD had done to Israel, whom he had
delivered out of the hand of the Egyptians.
2 ^ And Jethro said, Blessed be the LORD, who hath d
1 people? Why sittest thou thyself alone, and all the people stand by thee from morning unto
2 And Moses said unto his father-in-law, Because the people come unto me to inquire of God:
3 when they have a matter, they come unto me; and I judge betwee
2 any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the
water under the earth:
3 thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous
God, visiting the iniquity of the
2 ^ And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall
be surely punished.
3 Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.
4 ^ If men strive, and hurt a wom
1 tooth's sake.
2 ^ If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they die: then
the ox shall be surely stoned, and his flesh shall not
be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be quit.
3 But if the ox were wont to push with his horn in time
past, and i
1 way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared.
2 Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not; for he will not pardon your
transgressions: for my name is in him.
3 ^ But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; t
1 Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not
justify the wicked.
2 And thou shalt take no gift: for the gift blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of the
3 ^ Also thou shalt not oppress
1 And all the people answered together, and said, All that the LORD hath spoken we will do.
And Moses returned the words of the people unto the LORD.
2 And the LORD said unto Moses, Lo, I come unto thee in a thick cloud, that the people may
hear when I sp
2 ^ Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people.
3 ^ Thou shalt not delay to offer the first of thy ripe fruits, and of thy liquors.
^ The firstborn of thy sons shalt thou give unto me.
4 Likewise shalt thou do with thine
1 shittim wood, and overlay them with gold, and their hooks shall be of gold: and thou shalt cast
five sockets of brass for them.
The Altar of Burnt Offering
1 And thou shalt make an altar of shittim wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the a
Laws concerning Acts of Violence
1 ^ He that smiteth a man, so that he die, shall be surely put to death.
2 And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint thee a place
whither he shall flee.
3 But if a man come presum
2 And thou shaft make loops of blue upon the edge of the one curtain from the selvedge in
the coupling; and likewise shalt thou make in the uttermost edge of another curtain, in the
coupling of the second.
3 Fifty loops shalt thou make in the o
1 And thou shalt make staves for the altar, staves of shittim wood, and overlay them with
2 And the staves shall be put into the rings, and the staves shall be upon the two sides of the
altar, to bear it.
3 Hollow with boards shalt thou make it: as
1 children of Israel.
2 And Moses went into the midst of the cloud, and gat him up into the mount: and Moses was
in the mount forty days and forty nights.
Israel to Bring an Offering
1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
2 Speak unto the children of
1 be taken from it.
2 And thou shalt put into the ark the testimony which I shall give thee.
3 And thou shalt make a mercy seat of pure gold: two cubits and a half shall be the length
thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof.
4 And thou shalt m
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1 sockets ten.
2 And the breadth of the court on the east side
eastward shall be fifty cubits.
3 The hangings of one side of the gate shall be fifteen
cubits: their pillars three, and their sockets three.
4 And on the other side shall be hang