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24:3 Without the vail of the testimony, in the tabernacle of the congregation,
shall Aaron order it from the evening unto the morning before the LORD
continually. It shall be a statute for ever in your generations.
24:4 He shall order the lamps upon the pure candlestick before the
24:5 And thou shalt take fine flour and bake twelve cakes thereof.(this
came to know as the shewbread, the shewbread only the priests could eat,
but which David and his men ate when they were hungry anyway, because David
saw a greater righteousness that the rigorisms
of the old
1;12:3-7); two tenth deals shall be in one cake.
24:6-9 And you shall set them in two rows, six on a row, upon the pure
table before the LORD. And you shall put pure frankincense upon each row,
that it may be on the bread for a memorial, even an offering made by fire
unto the LORD. Every sabbath he shall set it in order before the LORD continually,
being taken from the children of Israel by an everlasting covenant. And
it shall be Aaron's and his sons.(which
were the priesthood
and the only ones allowed to eat the shewbread:.Matthew
12:3,4).and they shall eat
it in the holy place.
For it is most holy unto him of the offerings of the LORD made by fire
by a perpetual.statute.
24:10,11 And the son of an Israelitish woman, whose father was an Egyptian,
went out among the children of Israel: and this son of the Israelitish
woman and a man of Israel strove together in the camp; And the Israelitish
woman's son blasphemed the name of the LORD, and cursed. And they brought
him unto Moses: (and his mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri,
of the tribe of Dan.
24:12 And they put him in ward that the mind of the LORD might be showed
24:16 And he that blasphemes the name of the LORD,
he shall surely be put to death and all the congregation shall certainly
stone him; as well the stranger, as he that is born in the land, when he
blasphemes the name of the LORD, shall be put to death.
24:20 Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth. As he has caused
is 'physical defect').in a man,
so shall it be done to him again..(Matthew
24:22 You shall have one manner of law, as well for the stranger, as
for one of your own country, for I am the LORD your God..(God
respects humans but God is not
a respecter of persons)
25:1-7 And the LORD
spake unto Moses in mount Sinai.(Exodus
34:29-32), saying, Speak unto the children of
and say unto them, When you come into the land which I give you, then shall
the land keep a sabbath unto the LORD. Six years thou shalt sow thy field
and six years thou shalt prune thy vineyard and gather in the fruit thereof,
but in the seventh year shall be a sabbath of rest unto the land, a sabbath
for the LORD. Thou shalt neither sow thy field, nor prune thy vineyard.
That which growes of its own accord of thy harvest thou shalt not reap,
neither gather the grapes of thy vine undressed, for it is a year of rest
unto the land. And the sabbath of the land shall be meat for you.(they
were not to reap as in other years in which they reaped and stored, no
doubt for trading and sale, but they could live off the land as they needed),
for thee and for thy servant and for thy maid and for thy hired servant
and for thy stranger that sojourns with thee and for thy cattle and for
the beast that are in thy land, shall all the increase thereof be meat.
25:8,9 And thou shalt number seven sabbaths of years unto thee, seven
times seven years and the space of the seven sabbaths of years shall be
unto thee forty and nine years. Then shalt thou cause the trumpet of the
jubile to sound on the tenth day of the seventh month, in the day
23:26-44).shall you make
the trumpet sound throughout all your land.
Leviticus 25:10-17 And you shall hallow the fiftieth
year and proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants
thereof. It shall be a jubilee unto you and
shall return every man unto his possession and you shall return every man
unto his family. A jubilee shall that
fiftieth year be unto you. You shall not sow, neither reap that which grows
of itself in it, nor gather the grapes in it of your vine undressed. For
it is the jubilee. It shall be holy unto you. You shall eat the increase
thereof out of the field. In the year of this jubilee you shall return
every man unto his possession. And if you sell unto your neighbour
or buyest of your neighbour's hand, you shall not oppress one another.
According to the number of years after the jubilee you shall buy of your
neighbour and according unto the number of years of the fruits he shall
sell unto you. According to the multitude of years you shall increase the
price thereof and according to the fewness of years you shall diminish
the price of it, for according to the number of the years of the fruits
does he sell unto you. You shall not therefore oppress one another, but
you shall fear your God, for I am the LORD your God.
25:10-17 And you shall hallow the fiftieth year and proclaim liberty
throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof. It shall be a
unto you and you shall return every man unto his possession and you
shall return every man unto his family.(no
more slavery; was to be
a family time where if they had been working away from the family, often
as a slave, they were now to go back to them, permanently out of slavery).
A jubile shall that fiftieth year be unto you. You shall not sow, neither
reap that which grows of itself in it, nor gather the grapes in it of your
vine undressed. For it is the jubile. It shall be holy unto you. You shall
eat the increase thereof out of the field. In the year of this jubilee
you shall return every man unto his possession.(if
he was your slave you are to return him freely; let him go:.Exodus
21:1,2; if you had any possession of his for any reason, such as his
home, you are to give it to him). And if you sell unto your
neighbour or buyest of your neighbour's hand, you shall not oppress one
Commentary: "You shall take no advantage
of each other's ignorance either in buying or selling, for he that buys
an article at less than it is worth or sells one for more than it is worth,
takes advantage in both cases of the ignorance of the vender or buyer and
is no better than a thief, as he actually robs his neighbour of as much
property as he has bought the article at below or sold it above its current
value."). According to the number of
years after the jubile you shall buy of your neighbour and according unto
the number of years of the fruits he shall sell unto you.(Clarke's
Commentary: "The purchases that were to
be made of lands were to be regulated by the number of years unelapsed
of the current jubilee. This was something like buying the unexpired term
of a lease among us; the purchase is always regulated by the number of
years between the time of purchase and the expiration of the term.").
According to the multitude of years you shall increase the price thereof
and according to the fewness of years you shall diminish the price of it,
for according to the number of the years of the fruits does he sell unto
you. You shall not therefore oppress one another, but you shall fear
thy God, for I am the LORD your God.
25:18-22 Wherefore you shall do my statutes and keep my judgments and
do them and you shall dwell in the land in safety. And the land shall yield
her fruit and you shall eat your fill and dwell therein in safety. And
if you shall say, What shall we eat the seventh year? behold, we shall
not sow, nor gather in our increase, then I will command my blessing upon
you in the sixth year and it shall bring forth fruit for three years. And
you shall sow the eighth year and eat yet of old fruit until the ninth
year. Until her fruits come in you shall eat of the old store.
25:23 The land shall not be sold for ever, for the land is mine.(Exodus
19:5), for you are strangers and sojourners with me.
25:24 And in all the land of your possession you shall grant a redemption
for the land.
25:25-30 If your brother be waxen poor.(has
become poor).and has sold away
some of his possession and if any of his kin
come to redeem it, then shall he redeem that which his brother sold. And
if the man have none to redeem it and himself be able to redeem it, then
let him count the years of the sale thereof and restore the overplus unto
the man to whom he sold it, that he may return unto his possession. But
if he be not able to restore it to him, then that which is sold shall remain
in the hand of him that has bought it until the year of.jubile.(verses
10-17 above).and in the
jubile it shall go out and he shall return unto his possession. And if
a man sell a dwelling house in a walled city, then he may redeem it within
a whole year after it is sold; within a full year may he redeem it. And
if it be not redeemed within the space of a full year, then the house that
is in the walled city shall be established forever to him that bought it
throughout his generations; it shall not go out in the jubile..
25:31 But the houses of the villages which have no wall round about
them shall be counted as the fields of the country. They may be redeemed
and they shall go out in the jubile.
25:32 Notwithstanding the cities of the Levites and the houses of the
cities of their possession, may the Levites redeem at any time.
25:35 And if your brother be waxen poor and fallen in decay with you.(among
you), then you shall relieve him. Yea, though he be a stranger
or a sojourner,
that he may live with you..(more
on the poor amongst you:.John
25:36 Take you no usury of him or
from a person you know, a personal loan to help him, but a business deal
is different: Luke 19:23).
But fear your God, that your brother may live with you..(for
who would want to live with someone who was not of the
higher consciousness of the Creator?)
25:37 You shalt not give him your money upon usury.(don't
charge him any interest on a personal loan; a business deal is a different
story), nor lend.(original
here for word 'lend' is 'give').him
your victuals for increase.(don't
ever charge for or expect back any food you may have provided, just give
25:39,40 And if your brother that dwells by you be waxen poor and be
sold unto you, you shall not compel him to serve as a bondservant. But
as an hired servant and as a sojourner he shall be with you and shall serve
you unto the year of jubilee.(verses
25:41-43 And then shall he depart from you, both he and his children
with him and shall return unto his own family and unto the possession of
his fathers shall he return. For they are my servants, which I brought
forth out of the land of Egypt. They shall not be sold as bondmen. You
shall not rule over him with rigor,
but shalt fear your God.
25:44-55 Both your bondmen
and your bondmaids, which you shall have shall be of the heathen.(original
for 'heathen' is 'nations').that
are round about you. Of them shall you buy bondmen and bondmaids. Moreover
of the children of the strangers that do sojourn among you, of them shall
you buy and of their families that are with you, which they begat in your
land and they shall be your possession. And you shall take them as an inheritance
for your children after you, to inherit them for a possession. They shall
be your bondmen for ever. But over your brethren the children of Israel,
you shall not rule one over another with rigour. And if a sojourner or
stranger wax rich by you and your brother that dwells by him wax poor and
sells himself unto the stranger or sojourner by you, or to the stock of
the stranger's family; After that he is sold he may be redeemed again.
One of his brethren may redeem him: Either his uncle, or his uncle's son,
may redeem him, or any that is nigh of kin unto him of his family may redeem
him, or if he be able, he may redeem himself. And he shall reckon with
him that bought him from the year that he was sold to him unto the year
of jubile and the price of his sale shall be according unto the number
of years, according to the time of an hired servant shall it be with him.
If there be yet many years behind, according unto them he shall give again
the price of his redemption out of the money that he was bought for. And
if there remain but few years unto the year of jubile, then he shall count
with him and according unto his years shall he give him again the price
of his redemption. And as a yearly hired servant shall he be with him and
the other shall not rule with rigour over him in your sight. And if he
be not redeemed in these years, then he shall go out in the year of jubile,
both he and his children with him. For unto me the children of Israel are
servants. They are my servants whom I brought forth out of the land of
Egypt. I am the LORD your God.
26:3 If you walk in my statutes and keep my commandments and do them,
And, what are
that the Old Testament Mosaic
Law has been abolished?
26:4 Then I will give you rain in due season and the land shall yield
her increase and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.
26:5 And your threshing shall reach unto the vintage
and the vintage shall reach unto the sowing time and you shall eat your
bread to the full and dwell in your land safely.
26:6,7 And I will give peace in the land and you shall lie down and
none shall make you afraid and I will rid evil beasts out of the land,
neither shall the sword go through your land. And you shall chase your
enemies and they shall fall before you by the sword.
But this just
good enough for them to have a heart for God. Like what is it with
people? nothing is good enough, nothing is satisfying enough. At the
ego level of life it's never enough; one would think people would learn,
but alas, they
are still the same thousands of years later, so what's
26:8 And five of you shall chase an hundred and an hundred of you shall
put ten thousand to flight and your enemies shall fall before you by the
26:14,15 But if you will not hearken unto me and will not do all these
commandments; And if you shall despise my statutes or if your soul abhor
my judgments, so that you will not do all my commandments, but that you
break my covenant.
26:18 And if you will not yet for all this hearken unto me, then I
will punish you seven
times more for your sins.
26:19-21 And I will break the pride of your power and I will make your
heaven as iron and your earth as brass. And your strength shall be spent
in vain, for your land shall not yield her increase, neither shall the
trees of the land yield their fruits. And if you walk contrary unto me.(how
are we out of sync with this Great Infinite Conscious Energy?).and
will not hearken unto me; I will bring seven times more plagues upon you
according to your sins.(sin
is 'missing the mark' of love and continuing on increasing
the mark of what?).
is a stage for our learning to come out of selfishness and control
1:12; Micah 4:4.
26:29 And you shall eat the flesh of your sons and daughters.
26:31 And I will make your cities waste and bring your sanctuaries
unto desolation and I will not smell the savour of your sweet odours.(Amos
26:34 Then shall the land enjoy her sabbaths,
as long as it lies desolate and you be in your enemies' land, even then
shall the land rest and enjoy her sabbaths.
26:39 And they that are left of you shall pine
away in their iniquity in your enemies' lands and also in the iniquities
of their fathers shall they pine away with them.
26:40-45 If they shall confess their iniquity and the iniquity of their
fathers, with their trespass which they trespassed against me and that
also they have walked contrary unto me and that I also have walked contrary
unto them and have brought them into the land of their enemies; if then
their uncircumcised hearts be humbled and they then accept of the punishment
of their iniquity, then will I remember my covenant with.(Exodus
and also my covenant with Isaac and
also my covenant with Abraham
will I remember and I will remember the land. The land also shall be left
of them and shall enjoy her sabbaths, while it lies desolate without them
and they shall accept of the punishment of their iniquity, because, even
because they despised my judgments and because their soul abhorred my statutes.
And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, I will
not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly
and to break my covenant with them, for I am the LORD their God. But I
will for their sakes remember the covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought
forth out of the land of Egypt.(*).in
the sight of the heathen,
that I might be their God.
I am the LORD.
27:30 And all the tithe
of the land, whether of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the tree,
is the LORD'S. It is holy unto the LORD.
27:31 And if a man will at all redeem ought of his tithes, he shall
add thereto the fifth part thereof.
27:32 And concerning the tithe of the herd or of the flock, even of
whatsoever passes under the rod, the tenth shall be holy unto the LORD.
Clarke's Commentary: When a man was to give the tithe
of his sheep or calves to God, he was to shut up the whole flock in one
fold, in which there was one narrow door capable of letting out one at
a time. The owner, about to give the tenth to the Lord, stood by the door
with a rod in his hand, the end of which was dipped in vermilion or red
ochre. The mothers of those lambs or calves stood without the fold,
the door being opened, the young ones ran out to join themselves to their
and as they passed out the owner stood with his rod over them and counted
one, two, three, four, five, etc. and when the tenth came, he touched it
with the colored rod, by which it was distinguished to be the tithe calf,
sheep, etc. It seems to be in reference to this custom that Ezekiel, speaking
to Israel, had this to say of God:.Ezekiel
27:34 These are the commandments, which the LORD commanded Moses for
the children of Israel in mount
Old Testament book is Numbers