and the snare, are upon thee, 0 Inhabitant of the earth.

Jer. v, 26. For among ray people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as he that settoth snares: they set»trap, they catch men.

Jer. xxvilt, 12, 13. Then the word of the Lord came unto Jeremiah the prophet, (after that Uananlah the prophet had broken the yoke from off the neck of ttie prophet Jeremiah.) aaylng, Oo and tell Hananlih, saying, Thus saith the Load, Thou bust broken the yokes of wood; but thou shall make for them yokes of Iron.

Jer. 1,24. I have laid a snare for thee, and thou art also taken, O Bibylon, and thou wast not aware; thou art found, and also caught, because thou hast striven against the Lobd. .

/." ■<' in. -17 Fear and asnarols come upon us, desolation and destruction.

(See under Animal?)

Gen. xxxvil, 24. And they took him, and caBt hm into a pit: and th" pit wan empty, there was no water in it.

Job vi, 27. Yea, ye overwhelm th/- fatherless, and ye dig a pit for your friend.

Job xvlil, a For he Is cast Into a net by his own feet, and he 1 wulketh upon a snare.

Ps. lx. 15. The heathen are sunk down In the pit that they made: In the net which they hid is their own foot taken. «

Ps xxv, 15 Mine eyes are ever towards the Loho. for he shall pluok my feet out of the net.

Ps. xxxv. 7 For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit, which without cause they have digged for my souL

Pa. tvlt. 6. They have prepared a net for my st-'ps; my soul is bowed down: they have digged a pit before me, In the midst whereof they are fallen themselves. Selah.

Ps. cxlx, 85. The proud have digged pits tor me, which are not alter thy law.

Ps. cxI, 5. The proud have hid a snare for ine, and corda; they have spread a net hy the wayEluV; they have set gins for me.

Ps. exit, 10. Let the wicked fall Into their own nets, whilst that I withal escape.

Prov. xii, 12. The wicked deslretb the net of evil men: but the i root of the righteous yleldeth fruit

Jer. xll, 7. 9. And It was so. when they came into the initial of I

the city, that Ishmsel the son of Nethaulah slew them, ami east them Into the midst of the pit, he, and the men that were with him. Now the pit wherein Ishmael had cast all the dead bodies of the men (whom he had slain because of Gedallah) was it which Asa the king had made for fear of Baasha king of Israel; and Ishmael the son of Nethanlah filled It with them that were slain.

Jer. xlviii, 43, 44- Fear, and the pit, and the snare, shall be upon thee, O Inhabitant of Moab, s ilth the Loan. lie that fleeth from the fear shall fall Into the pit; and he that getteth up out of the pit shall be taken In the snare: for I will bring upon it, even upon Moan, th' year of their visitation, saith the Louu.

Ezek. xvfl, 20. And I will spread my net upon him. and he shall be taken in my sn ire; and I will bring him to Babylon, and will plead with him there for his trespass that he hath trespassed against me.

(NAVIG ATION, see under
WATER.)

COMMON CUSTOM OF CARKYING PRESENTS. Gen. xxlv, 29 30. And Rebekah li !a brother, and his name was Labin: and Lab in ran out unto the mau unto the well. And It came to pass, when he saw the ear-ring, and bracelets upon his sUter's hands, and when tie heard the words of Rebekah bis sister, (laying, Thus spake the man unto me, that he caino nnto the man; and, behold, he stood by the camels at the well.

Gen. xxxll, 20. And say ye moreover, Behold, thy servant Jacob is behind us. For he said, I will appease him with the present that goeth before me, and afterward I will see his face; peradventure he will accept of me.

Gen. xxxill, a And he said. What meanest thou by all this drove which I met? And be said, These are to Hud grace In the 6lght of my Lord.

Gen. xlv, 23. And to his father he sent after tills manner; ten asses laden with the good things of Egypt, and ten she-asses laden with corn and bread and meat for his father by the way.

ButXlti, 15--17. Also he said, Bring the veil that thou hast upon thee, and hold It. And when she held it. he measured six measures ol barley, and laid it on lien and she went into the city. A vi when Bhe came to her mother-in-law, she said. Who art thou, my daughter? And she told her all that the man h>d done to her.

And she said, Tlicse six measure* of barley gave he me; (or he said to me, Go not empty unto thy mother-in-law.

1 Sam. xvi. 20. And Jesse took an a*-s laden with bread, and a bottle of wine, and a kid, and sent them by David his son uulo Saul.

3 sr.*. xxlv, 22. 23. And Araunah said unto David, Let my lord the king take and offer up what seemeth good unto him: behold, here be oxen for burut sacrifice, and threshing Instruments and other Instruments of the oxen for wood. All these things did Araunah, aja king, give unto the king. And Araunah said uuto the king, The Lord thy God accept thee.

1 Chron. xxl. 23. And Oman said unto David. Take it to thee, and let my lord the king do that which is good In his eiea: lo, I give thee the oxen also for burnt offerings, and the threshing Instruments for wood, and the wheat for the meat offering: 1 give It all.

Job xlll, 11. Then came there unto him all his brethren, and all his sisters, and all they that h id been of his acquaintance before, and did eat bread with him in his house; and they bemo>ned him, and comforted him over all the evil that the Loao had brought upon him: every man also gave him a piece of money, and every one an ear-ring of gold.

Ps. xlv, 12. And the daughter of Tyre shall be Viere with a gift; even the rich among the people shall entreat thy favour.

Prov. xvlil, 16 A man's gift maketh room for him, and brlugeth him before great men.

Prov. xxl, 14. A gift in Becret pacitleth anger; and a reward In the bosom strong wrath.

Ezek. xxvll, 15 The men of Dedan were thy merchants; many Isles were the merchandise of thine hand: they brought thee for a present horua of Ivory and ebony.

Aficah I, 14. Therefore Shalt thou give present! to Morethethgath: the hous a of AchzibsAail be a lie to the kings of Israel.

Given voa Self-interest. 1 Sam. Ix, 7, 6. Then said Saul to Ida servant, But, behold, fj we go, what shall we bring the man? for tiie bread Is spent in our vessels, and there is not a present to bring to the man of God: what have we? And the servunt answered Saul again, and said, Behold, I have here at hand the fmrtb part of a shekel of silver; that will I give to the man of God, to tell us our way.

1 Sam xxt, 26 8f. Ana" wlen David came to Ziklag, he sent of the spoil unto the elders <>f Jndah, wen to Ids friends saying*, it- hoi i a present for you of the ■poll of the enemies of the Loan; To them which were in Beth-el, and to them which were In south K&moth, and to them which were lu Jattlr, And to them which were in Aroer, and to them which were in Slphmoth, and to them which werein K*htomoa, And to them which were in Kachat, and to them which were In the cities of the Jerahmeelltc*. and to them which were in the cities of tha Kenites, And to them which were In Hormah, and to them which were in Chor-ashan, and to them which were in Athach, And to than which were la Hebron, and to all the places where David himself and his men were wont to haunt.

2 Sam. xvl, 1, 1 And when DaYhl was a little past the top of the h'll, behold. Ziba the servant of Mephlboshetli met him, with a couple of asses saddled, and npon theintwu hundred loaves of bread, and an hundred bunenes of raisins, and an hundred ol summer fruits, and a buttle of wine. Then said the king to Ziba, Behold, thine are all Vutpertained unto Mephlbosheth. And Zihasaid, I humbly beseech thee that I may find gr*ce In thy sight, my lord, 0 king.

9 Kings v.23,24. And Naaman eald, He content, take two talents. And he urged him, and bound two talents of silver In two bags, with two changes of garments, and and laid them upon two of his servants; and they bare them before him. And when he came to the tower, be took them irum their hand, and bestowed Uiem in the house; and he let the men go, and they departed.

2 Kings Till, 8. And the king •aid uuto Hazael, Take a present in thine hand, and go, meet the man of God, and enquire of the Loan by him, saying, Shall I recover of this disease.

From Fkab, Gen. xxxll, 13, 15-19. 21. And he lodged there that same night; and took of that which came to his hand a present for Esau his brother; Thirty milch camels with their colU, forty kine, and [

ten trills, twenty she-a^oa, nnfl ten mala. And ho delivered them Into the hand of his servants, every drove by themselves; and said (into his servants, Pass over before me, and put a space betwixt drove and drove. And he commanded the foremost, saying, When Esau my brother meeteth thee, and asketh thee, saying. Whose art thou? and whither goest thou.' and whose are these before thee f Then thou shalt say, They be thy servant Jacob's; It is a present sent unto my lord Esau: and, behold, also he is bohlnd us. And so commanded he the second, and the third, and all that followed the drovos, saying, On this manner shall ye speak unto Esau when ye find him. So weut the present over before htm; and himself lodged that night In the company.

Gen. xlill, 15, 25, 26. And the men took that present, and they took double money In their hand, and Benjamin; and rose up, and went down to Egypt, and stood before Joseph. And they made ready the present against Joseph came at noon: for they heard that they should eat bread there. And when Joseph came home, they brought him the present which was in their hand into the house, and bowed themselves to him to the earth.

1 Sam. xxv, 18. 27. Then Abigail made has to, and took two bundied loaves, and two bottles of wine, and five sheep ready dressed, and five measures of parched corn, and an hundred clusters of raisins, and two hundred cakes of fig*, and laid them on asses. And now this blowing which thine handmaid hath brought unto my lord, let It even be given unto the young men that follow my lord.

Ami As Compliments. Gen. xxi v, 22, 53. And It came to pass, as the camels had done drinking, that the man took a golden ear-ring of hair a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekels weight of gold. And the servant brought forth jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment, and gave them to Itebeknh: he gave also to her brother and to her mother precious things.

Qen. xxxili, lo. 11. And Jacob 608

said, Nay, T pray thee, ff now I

1. iv,. found grace In thy sight, then receive my present at my hand; for therefore I have seen thy face, as though I had seen the face of God. and thou wast pleased with me. Take, I pray thee, my blessing that Is brought to thee; because God hath dealt graciously with me, and because 1 have enough. Aud he urged him, and he took it.

1 Kings x, 10. 13. And Bhe gave the king an hundred and twenty talents of gold, and of spices very great store, and precious stones: there came no more such abundance of spices as these which the queen of Sheba gave to king Solomon. And king Solomon gave nnto the queen of Sheba all her desire, whatsoever Bhe asked besides that which Solomon gave her of his royal bounty. So she turned, and went to her own country, she and her servants.

S Chron. ix, 9.12. And she gave the king an hundred and twenty talents of gold, and of spices great abundance, and precious stones: neither was there any such spice as the queen of Sheba gave king Solomon. And king Solomon gave to the queen nf Sheba all her desire, whatsoever she asked, l>eBldes that which she had brought unto the king. So she turned, and went away to her own laud, she and her servants,

Isa. xxxlx, 1. At that time Merodach-baladan, the son of Baladan. king of Babylon, sent letters mud a present to Hezeklah: for he 1 had tieard that he had been sick, and was recovered.

2 Kings v, 15, 16, 20. And he returned to the man of God, he and all his company, and came and stood before him: and he said, Behold, now 1 know that Viere is no God lu all the earth, but in Israel: now therefore, I pray thee, take a blessing of thy servant. But he said. As the Loao Ilveth, before whom I stand, I will receive non«. And he urged him to take it: but he refused. But Gehnzl, the servant of Ellsha the man of God, said, Behold, my master hath spared Nnaman this Syrian, in not receiving at his bauds that which he brought; hut, as the Loan Ilveth, I will run after bimt and take somewhat oi him.

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CEREMONIAL INSTITUTIONS. INCENSE, Exod. xxx, 34-38. And the Lobd ■aid unto Moses, Take unto thee tweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum; these sweet apices, with pure frankincense: of each shall there be a like weight. And thou shalt make it a perfume, a confection after the art of the apothecary, tempered together, pure and holy. And thou shalt beat some of It very small, and put of it before the testimony in the tabernacle of the congregation, where I will meet with thee: it shall be unto you moBt holy. And as for the perfume which thou shalt make, ye shall not make to yourselves according to the composition thereof: it shall be unto thee holy for the Lord. Wh. soever shall make like unto that, to smell tht-reto, shall even bo cut off from his people.

US B.

Exod. xxx, 7-9. And Aaron Shall bum thereon sweet incewe every morning: when he dre.sseth the lamps, he shall burn incense upon It. And when Aaron lighteth the lamps at even, he snail burn incense upon It; a perpetual Incense before the Lord throughout your generations. Ve shall offer no strange incense thereon, nor burnt - sacrifice, nor meatoffering; neither shall ye pour drink-offering thereon.

Lev. xvl, 12, 13. And he shall take a censer full of burning coals of fire from ofT the altar before t lie Lobd, and his hands full of sweet incense beaten small, aud bring it within the vail. And he shall put the incense upon the fire be tore the Lord, that the cloud of the Incense may cover the mercy-seat that is upon the testimony, that he die not.

Deut. xxxlil, 10. They shall te.tch Jacob thy judgments, aud Israel thy law: they shall put Incense be fere thee, and whole burnt-sacrillco upon thiue altar.

2 Chron. xili, 11. And they burn unto the Lobd, every morning and every evening, burnt-sacrifices and sweet Incense: the shewbread also set they in order upon the pure table; and the candlestick of gold, with the lamps thereof, to burn every evening;

for wo keep the charge of the Lord our God; but ye have forsaken him.

Ps. Ixvl, 15. I will offer unto thee burnt-sacrifices of fallings, with the Incense of rams; I will offer bullocks with goats. Selah.

Luke 1,9,10. According to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to burn incense when he went Into the temple of the Lord. And the whole multitude of the people were praying without at the time of incense.

Ps. OXll. 1, 2. Lobd, I cry unto thee: make haste unto me; give ear unto my voice, when I cry unto thee. Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incenBe, and Vtio lilting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

Jer. vi, 20. To what purpose cometh thero to me IncenBe from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? your burnt-offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices sweet unto me.

Jtev. vlll, 8, 4. And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer, and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the , prayers of all saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne. And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel's hand.

SHEW-BREAD.

Exod. xxv, 30. And thou shalt set upon the table shew-bread before mo alway.

Exod. xl, 23. And he sot the bread In order upon it before the Lobd, as the Lobd had commanded Moses.

Lev. xxlv. 5-9. And thou shalt take fine flour, and bake twelve cakes thereof: two tenth deals shall be in one cake. And thou .-li.il set them in two rows, six on a row, upou the pure table before the Lord. And thou shalt put pure Irjukincense upon each row, that it may be on the bread for a memorial, even an offering made by lire unto the Lord. Every sabbath he shall Bet It in order before the Lobd continually, being taken from the children of Israel by an everlasting covenant. Aud It shall be Aaron's and his sons'; aud they shall eat It in the holy place; tor it is most holy unto him

of the offerlngi of Inn Low made by fire by a perpetual statute.

1 Sam. xxl, 3,6. Now therefore what is under thine hand? give me five loaves of bread in mine hand, or what there is present. So the priest gave him hallowed bread; for there was no bread there but the shew-bread, that was taken from before the Lord, to put hot bread in the day when It was taken away.

Ifatth. xll, 3,4. But he said unto them, Have ye not read what David did, when he was an hungered, and they that were with him; How be entered into the bouse of God, and did eat the show-bread, which was not lawful for him to eat, neither for them which were with him, but only for the priests?

Mark 11,25,26. And he said unto them, Have ye nover read what David did, when he had need, and was an hungered, he, and they that were with him? How be went into the house of God, in the days of Ablathar the high priest, and did eat the shew-bread, which Is not lawful to eat but for the priests, and gave also to them which were with him?

Luke vl,*3,4. And Jesus answering them, said. Have ye not read so much as this, what David did, when himself was an hungered, and they which were with him; How he went Into the house of God, and did take aud eat the shew-bread, and gave also to them that were with him, which It is nut lawful to eat but tor the priests alone?

SPRINKLING OF PERSONS.

Exod, xxiv, 8. And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled it on the people, and said, Behold the blood of the covenant, which the Lord hath made with you concerning all these words.

Exod. xxix, 19-21. And thou, shalt take the other ram; and Aaron and his sons .shall put their hands upou the head of the ram. Then shalt thou kill the ram, and take of his blood, and put it upon the tip of the right ear of Aaron, and upon the tip of the right ear of liis sons, and upon the thumb of their right hand, aud upou the great toe of their right foot, und sprlukle the blood upon the altar round about. And Uiou shalt take of the blood that is npon the altar, and or the anointit g oil, and sprinkle it npou Aaron, and upon his garments, and upon his sons, and upon the garments of his sons with 1dm: and he shall be hallowed, and Ids garment*, and lnaons, and Lis sons' garments with him.

Lev. Till, 23, 24 30. And he slew it; and MoseB tuok of the blood ol It, and put it upon the tip ol Aaron's right ear, and upon the thumb of his right band, un<l upon the great toe of his right loot. And ho brought Aaron's sons, and Musts put ol the blood upon the tip of their right ear, and upon tbo thumbs of their right hands, and upon the great toes of their right feet; and Mo>es sprinkled the btuod upon the altar round about. And Muses took or the anointing oil, and of the bloo'l which was upon the altar, und spriukled it upon Aaron,ana upon his garments, und upon bis sons, and upou his Sims' garments, with him; und sanctified Aaron, and his garments, and bis sens, and his suns' garments with bun.

Lev. Xit. 14, 17, 18. And the priest shall take tome of the blood of the trespass-offering, and the priest shall put. it upon the tip ol the right eurof him that is to he cleansed, and upon the thumb of his nr i,t hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot. An 1 ol the rest of the oil thut is In his baud slnll the priest put upon the Up of the i igut Har of him that is to he cleaii»c-d,and upou the thumbof his right baud, and upon the great too ot bis right toot, upoti the blood of the trespass • offering. And the remnant of the oil thut is In the priest's hand ho shall pour upon the bead of him that Is to be cleansed: aud the prieBt shall make an atonement for iiiui before the Loan.

Or Tniffas. £rod.xxiv, 6. And Moses took halt of (he blood, and put it In basons; and half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar.

Exod. xxxr 10. And Aaron shall make au atonement upou the horns of It unco In a year with the blood of the sin-offering of atonements; once In the year shall he muke atonement upon tt throughout your generations: it is must holy unto the Loan.

Lev. Iv, 5-7, 30. And the priest that is anointed shall take of tae bullock's blood, and bnug It to the tabernacle of the congregation. And the priest shall dip idflitger in the blood, ana sprinkle of the blood seven rimes before the Loan, before the vutl ol toe w.nctuuiy. Aud the priest shall

put some of the blood upon the horns of the altar of sweet Incense before the Lord, which is In the tabernacle of the congregation; and shall pour all the blood of the bullock at the bottom of the altar of the burnt-offering, which is at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. And the priest shall take of the blood thereof with his linger, and put it upon the horns of the altar of buratoffeiing, and shall pour out all the blood thereof at the bottom of the altar.

Lev, Xit, 15. 16. And the priest shall take some of the log ot oil, aud pour it Into the palm of his own left hand: And the priest shall dip his right finger In the oil that is In his left hand, and shall sprinkle of the oil with hh\ finger seven times before the Loan.

Lev. xvl, 14-19. And he shall

take of the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it with his Anger upon the mercy-seat eastward; aud before the mercy-seat shall be sprinkle of the blood with his linger seven times. Then shall be kill the goat of the sinoffering that is lor the people, aud bring his blood within the Tail and do with that blood as he did with the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it upon the mercyseat, and before the mercy-seat. And ho shall make an atonement for the holy place, because of the uncleanness ot the children ol Israel, and because of their transgressions in all their Bins: aud so shall he do for the tabernacle of the congregation that remalneth among them in the midst of their uncleanness. And there shall be no man In the tabernacle of the congregation when he goetb in to muke an atonement in the holy place, until he come out, and have mode an atonement for hlmf-elf, and for his household, aud lor all the congregation of Israel. And he shall go out unto the ultar that is before the Loan, and make an atonement for it; and shall uike ol the blood of the bullock, and ot the blood of the goat, and put it upon the horns of the altar round about. And he shall sprinkle ot the blood upon it with his linger seven UmeB, aud cleanse it, and hallow it from the uncleanness of the children of Israel.

Ezek. xlv, 19,20. And the priest shall take of the blood of the sinoffering, and put it upon the posts ot the bouse, and upon the tour corners of the cuttle of the altar, and upon the posta of the gale ol the Inner oouri. And so thou Bhalt do the seventh day of the month for every one that errelh, and for Aim that is simple: so shall yo reconcile the house.

TTeb. Ix, lfl-23. Whereupon neither the first testament was dedicated without blood. For when Moses had spoken every precept to all the pe< pie act o ding to the law, he took the blood of calves and of goats, with water, andscrlet wool, and hys-op, and spriukled both the hook and all the people, Baying, This is the blood ot the testament which God hath enj>dried unto yon. Moreover he sprinkled likewise with blood both the tabernacle and all the vessels of the ministry. And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without she.i.ling of blood is no remission. It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better aacriticea than these.

CEREMONIAL UNCLEAN-
NESS KS.

Lev. V, 2, 8 Or, If a soul touch any unclean thing, whether it be* carcase of an unclean beast, or a carcase of unclean cattle, or the eireuse of unclean creeping things, amif/ii ho hidden from him; be ulso t>bull be unclean, snd guilty. Or lr he touch the uneleanuess of m m, whatsoever uncleanness it be that a man shall be denied withal, and It he hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty.

Lev. Til, 20.21. But the soul that eateth of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace-offerings that pertain unto the Loud, having his uncleanness upon him, even that soul shall he cut off from bis people. Moreover, the soul that shall touch any unclean thing, as the uneleanuess of man, or any unclean b'-iist, or any abominable unclean thing, and eat of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace-offerings which pertain unto the Lord, even that soul shall be cut off Loin his people.

Lev. Xt, 4-7, 9, 10, 12. Every bed whereou he lieth that hath the Issue is unclean, and every thing whereon he sitteth shall be unclean. And whosoever touchefh his bed shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself lu water, and be unclean until the even. And he that sitteth on any thing whereon he sat th it hath the issue shall wash bis clothes.and bathehimseif In water, and be unclean until the even. And be that toucbeth the flesh of him that bath the issue shall wash his clothes, and bathe ftimwtf in water, and be unclean until the even. And what saddle soever he rideth upon that hath the Issue shall be uncieau. And whosoever toucheth any thing Lhai was under him shall be on. clean tmtn the even: and he that beareth any of those things shall wash his clothes, and batho himself in water, and be unclean until the even. And the vessel of earth that he toucheth which hath the Issue shall be broken: and every Teasel of wood Bhall be rinsed in water.

Lev. xlx, 22. And whatsoever the unclean person toucheth shall be unclean, and the soul that toucheth It shall be unclean until even.

Lev. xxl, 4 But he shall not defile himself, being a chief man amoug his people, to profane him■elf.

Lev. xxli, 2-7. Speak unto Aaron, and to his sons, that they separate themselves from the holy things of the children of Israel, and that they prufane not my holy name in those things which they hallow unto me: 1 am the Loan. Say unto them, Whosoever he be of all your seed, among your generations, that goeth unto the holy things, which the children of Israel hallow unto the Loan, having bis urn-leanness upon him, that soul shall be cut off from my presence: 1 am the Loan. What man soever of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or haih a running Issue, he shall not eat of the holy things, until he he clean. And whoso toucheth any thing that is unclean by the dead, or a man whose seed goeth from him; Or whosoever toucheth. any creeping thing, whereby he may be made unclean, or a man of whom he may lake uncleanness, whatsoever uncleanness be hath; The soul which hath touched any such shall be unclean until even, and shall not eat of the holy things, unless he wash his flesh with water. And when the sun Is down, he shall he clean, and shall afterward eat of the holy things, because it is his food.

Num. xil, 15. And Miriam was shut out from the camp seven days: and the people Journeyed not illl Miriam was brought In again.

Num. xlx 11-15. He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days. He Bh ill purify himself with it on the third day, uud on the seventh day he shall be clean: hut If be purify not himself the third day, then the seventh day he shall not be clean. Whosoever toucheth the dead body of any man that is dead, and pur.fteth not himself, defile' h the tabernacle of the Loan; and that soul shall be cut off from Israel: because the water of separation was not sprinkled upon him, he shall be unclean; his unclean ness is yet upon him. This is the law, when a man dleth in a

tent; All that como into the tent, and ail that is in the tent, bhall be unclean seven days. And every open vessel, which halh no covering bound upon it, is unclean.

Num. xxxi, 19. And do ye abide without the camp seven days, whosoever bath killed any person, and whosoever hath touched any slain, purlTy both yourselves and your captives on the third day, and on the seventh day.

Deut. xxlil, 10. If there be among you any man that Is not clean, by reason of uncleanness that chanceth blm by night, then shall he go abroad out of the camp; he shall not come within the camp.

1 Sam. xx, 26. Nevertheless, Saul spake not any thing that day: for he thought, Something bath befallen him, he is not clean; Burely he is not clean.

Ezek. xliv, 26, 27. And after he Is cleansed, they shall reckon unto him seven days. And in the day that he goeth Into the sanctuary, unto the inner court, to minister In the sanctury, he shall offer his sia-offuriug, saith the Lord God.

Haggai II, 11-14 Thus saith the ]

Loan of hosts, Ask now the priests j Concerning the law, saying, 11 one bear holy flesh In the skirt of his garment, and with bis skirt do touch bread, or pottage, or wine, or oil, or any meat, shall it be j holy? And the priests answered . and said, No. Then said 11 atrial. If one that is unclean by a dead body touch any of these, shall it | be unclean? And the priests an-; swered and said, It shall be unclean. Then answered lluggal, and said, So is this people, and so is this nation before me, saith the i Loan; and so is every work of their hands; and that which they offer there Is unclean.

John ill, 25. Then there arose a question between some of John's disciples and the Jews about purifying.

ABLUTIONS.

Exod. xlx, 10,11. And the Loan sold unto Moses, Go unto the people, and sanctify them to-day and to-morrow, and let them wusii their clothes, And be ready against tue third day: for the third oay tin* Loao will come down in the sight of all the people upon mount Sinai.

Exod. xxix, 4 And Aaron and his sous thou shall bring unto the door of the tabernacle ot the congregation, and sbalt wash them with water,

Exod. xxx, 18-21. Thou eh alt also make a laver of brass, and his

foot also o/hrass. to wash wtthab and thou shalt put It between the tabernacle of the congregation and the altar, and thou shalt put water therein: For Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet thereat. When they go into the tabernacle of the congregation, they shall wash with water, that they die not; or when they come near to the altar to minister, to bum offering made by fire unto the Loan: So they shall wash their hands and their feet, that they die not: and it shall be a statute tor ever to them, even to him and to his seed throughout their generations.

Exod. xl, 12, 31, 32. And thon shalt brln? Aaron and his sous unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and wash them with water. And Moses, and Aaron, and bis sons, washed their bands and their feet thereat. When they went into the tent of the congn gat ion, and when they came near unto the altar, they wash oil; as the Lord Commanded Moses.

Lev. vl, 27,28. Whatsoever shall touch the flesh thereof shall be holy: and when there is sprinkled of the blood thereof upon any garment, thou shalt wash t hut whereon It was spriukled in the holy place. But the earthen vessel wherein it is sodden shall he broken: and if It be sodden in a brasen pot, it shall bo both scoured, and rinsed in water.

Lev. vlll. 6. And Moses brought Aaron and his sous and washed them with water.

Lev. xiv, 2-7, 49-53. This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing: He shall be brought unto the priest. And the priest shall go forth out of the camp: and the priest shall look, and, behold, if the plague of leprosy be healed in the leper; Then shall the priest command to take for him that is to be cleansed two blrdB alive and clean, and cedar-wood, and scarlet, and hyssop. And the priest shall command that one of the birds be killed In an earthen vessel over running water. As for the living bird, he shall take it, and the cedar-wood, and the scarlet, and the hyssop, and shall dip them aud the living bird in the blood of the bird that teas killed over the running water; And he shall hprlnkle upon him that Is to be cleansed from the leprosy seven times, and shall pronounce him clean, and shall let the living bird loose into the open field. And he shall tako to cleanse the bouse t wo birds, and cedar-wood, and scarlet, and hyssop. And he shall kill the one of the birds in an earlhen vessel over runulng water. And be shall lake

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