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Deuteronomy 18:1 JPS 18:1 The priests the Levites, even all the tribe of Levi, shall have no portion nor inheritance with Israel; they shall eat the offerings of the LORD made by fire, and His inheritance. ONK 18:1 For the priests and Levites, (even) all the tribe of Levi, there shall be no part or inheritance with Israel; they shall eat the oblations of the Lord and his inheritance, PAL 18:1 The priests of the tribe of Levi will have no part or inheritance with their brethren: they shall eat the oblations of the Lord as their portion, Deuteronomy 18:2 JPS 18:2 And they shall have no inheritance among their brethren; the LORD is their inheritance, as He hath spoken unto them. ONK 18:2 but have no heritage among their brethren: the gifts presented unto the Lord they are his heritage, as the Lord hath said to him. PAL 18:2 but an inheritance in field or vineyard they will not have among their brethren. The twenty and four gifts of the priesthood which the Lord will give to him are his heritage; as He said to him, Deuteronomy 18:3 JPS 18:3 And this shall be the priests' due from the people, from them that offer a sacrifice, whether it be ox or sheep, that they shall give unto the priest the shoulder, and the two cheeks, and the maw. ONK 18:3 And this is what shall appertain to the priests from the people, from them who offer a sacrifice, whether bullock or lamb; they shall give to the priest the shoulder, the cheeks, and the maw. PAL 18:3 And this shall be the portion belonging to the priest from the people, from them who offer sacrifices, whether bullock or lamb: they shall give to the priest the right shoulder, the lower jaw, the cheeks, and the maw; Deuteronomy 18:4 JPS 18:4 The first-fruits of thy corn, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the first of the fleece of thy sheep, shalt thou give him. ONK 18:4 The first of thy corn, wine, and oil, and the first of the fleece of thy sheep, thou shalt set apart for him. PAL 18:4 the firsts of your corn, wine, and oil, the first of the fleece of your sheep, as much as a girdle measureth shall you give to him: Deuteronomy 18:5 JPS 18:5 For the LORD thy God hath chosen him out of all thy tribes, to stand to minister in the name of the LORD, him and his sons for ever. ONK 18:5 For the Lord thy God hath chosen him out of all thy tribes to stand to minister in the Name of the Lord, he, and his sons, all the days. PAL 18:5 because the Lord thy God hath chosen him out of all thy tribes to stand and minister in the Name of the Lord, him, and his sons, all the days. Deuteronomy 18:6 JPS 18:6 And if a Levite come from any of thy gates out of all Israel, where he sojourneth, and come with all the desire of his soul unto the place which the LORD shall choose; ONK 18:6 And if a Levite come from one of thy cities out of all Israel, where he hath dwelt, and come with all the desire of his soul, to the place which the Lord will choose, PAL 18:6 And when a Levite may come from one of your cities out of all Israel where he hath dwelt, and come with all the obligation of his soul's desire to the place which the Lord will choose, Deuteronomy 18:7 JPS 18:7 then he shall minister in the name of the LORD his God, as all his brethren the Levites do, who stand there before the LORD. ONK 18:7 then he shall minister in the Name of the Lord his God with his brethren the Levites who minister there before the Lord. PAL 18:7 then he shall minister in the Name of the Lord his God as all his brethren the Levites who minister there before the Lord. Deuteronomy 18:8 JPS 18:8 They shall have like portions to eat, beside that which is his due according to the fathers' houses. ONK 18:8 Portion for portion shall they eat, beside the accustomed allotment which cometh on the Sabbath, as the fathers have appointed.(28) 28. Or, "beside the order which cometh on the Sabbath." Hebrew, "beside his sellings according to the fathers" (query, "patrimony?"). Vulgate, excepto eo quod in urbe sua ex paterna ei successione debetur. Syriac., "beside the sale of the father's (property?)." The Levites could purchase real property. Compare 1 Kings 2:26 (And unto Abiathar the priest said the king: 'Get thee to Anathoth, unto thine own fields;); Jeremiah 32:7,8 (Behold, Hanamel, the son of Shallum thine uncle, shall come unto thee, saying: Buy thee my field that is in Anathoth; for the right of redemption is thine to buy it.' So Hanamel mine uncle's son came to me in the court of the guard according to the word of the LORD, and said unto me: 'Buy my field, I pray thee, that is in Anathoth, which is in the land of Benjamin; for the right of inheritance is thine, and the redemption is thine; buy it for thyself.' Then I knew that this was the word of the LORD.). PAL 18:8 Portion for portion equally shall they eat, besides the gifts of the oblations which the priests do eat, which Elazar and Ithamar your fathers have given them to inherit. JER 18:8 And the allowance of his sale which they sell to him according to the fathers. Deuteronomy 18:9 JPS 18:9 When thou art come into the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not learn to do after the abominations of those nations. ONK 18:9 When thou hast entered into the land which the Lord thy God will give thee, thou shalt not learn to do after the abominations of these peoples. PAL 18:9 When you have entered the land which the Lord your God giveth you, ye shall not learn to do after the abominations of those nations. Deuteronomy 18:10 JPS 18:10 There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, one that useth divination, a soothsayer, or an enchanter, or a sorcerer, ONK 18:10 No one shall be found among thee who maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, using enchantments, observing times or augury or witchcraft, nor an incantator, PAL 18:10 None shall be found among you to make his sons or daughters pass through the fire, nor who enchant with enchantments, or inspect serpents, nor observe divinations and auguries, JER 18:10 No one shall be found among you to make his son or daughter pass through the fire, to enchant with enchantments, to inspect serpents, or to observe divinations and auguries; Deuteronomy 18:11 JPS 18:11 or a charmer, or one that consulteth a ghost or a familiar spirit, or a necromancer. ONK 18:11 or a consulter at a heathen oracle, or a wizard, or an inquirer from the dead: PAL 18:11 or make (magical) knots(29) 29. Or, "combinations." and bindings of serpents and scorpions or any kind of reptile, or who consult the oba,(30) 30. Python. Glossary. the bones of the dead(31) 31. "Bones of the dead," literally, "the unclean." Tamya, i.e. "immundi, polluti, Sanhedrin, cxiii, 1, per synecdoch.: cadavera, ossa cadaverum."Castel. or the bone Jadua, or who inquire of the manes. JER 18:11 or any who use (magical) knots, or are binders of snakes, scorpions, or any kinds of reptiles, or are consulters of oba, or who bring up the manes, or seek to learn from the dead. Deuteronomy 18:12 JPS 18:12 For whosoever doeth these things is an abomination unto the LORD; and because of these abominations the LORD thy God is driving them out from before thee. ONK 18:12 for all who do these things are an abomination to the Lord; and because of these abominations the Lord thy God driveth them out from before thee. PAL 18:12 For every one who doeth these is an abomination before the Lord; and because of these abominations the Lord driveth them out before you. Deuteronomy 18:13 JPS 18:13 Thou shalt be whole-hearted with the LORD thy God. ONK 18:13 Thou shalt be perfect in the fear of the Lord thy God. PAL 18:13 Ye shall be perfect in the fear of the Lord your God. Deuteronomy 18:14 JPS 18:14 For these nations, that thou art to dispossess, hearken unto soothsayers, and unto diviners; but as for thee, the LORD thy God hath not suffered thee so to do. ONK 18:14 For these nations which thou shalt possess hearkened to diviners and enchanters; not so hath the Lord given thee to do. PAL 18:14 For these nations which thou art about to dispossess have listened to inspectors of serpents and enchanters. But you are not to be like them: the priests shall inquire by Urim and Thummim; JER 18:14 To inspectors of serpents and to users of enchantments have they hearkened. Deuteronomy 18:15 JPS 18:15 A prophet will the LORD thy God raise up unto thee, from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me; unto him ye shall hearken; ONK 18:15 A PROPHET from among thee, of thy brethren, like me, will the Lord thy God raise up unto thee, to him shall ye hearken. PAL 18:15 and a Right Prophet(32) 32. Or, "a Prophet of Righteousness." Vide Glossary. will the Lord your God give you; a Prophet from among you of your brethren like unto me, with the Holy Spirit will the Lord your God raise up unto you; to Him shall you be obedient. Deuteronomy 18:16 JPS 18:16 according to all that thou didst desire of the LORD thy God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying: 'Let me not hear again the voice of the LORD my God, neither let me see this great fire any more, that I die not.' ONK 18:16 According to all that thou didst ask before the Lord thy God at Horeb on the day of the assembly, saying: Let me not again hear the voice of the Word of the Lord my God, and let me not see the great fire any more, lest I die. PAL 18:16 According to all that you begged before the Lord your God in Horeb on the day of the assembling of the tribes to receive the law, saying, Let us not again hear the Great Voice from before the Lord our God, nor behold again that great fire, lest we die: Deuteronomy 18:17 JPS 18:17 And the LORD said unto me: 'They have well said that which they have spoken. ONK 18:17 And the Lord said to me, That which they have spoken is right: PAL 18:17 and the Lord said to me, That which they have spoken is right; Deuteronomy 18:18 JPS 18:18 I will raise them up a prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee; and I will put My words in his mouth, and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him. ONK 18:18 I will raise up to them a Prophet from among them like unto thee, and I will put My words of prophecy upon his lips, and he will speak to them all that I shall command him. PAL 18:18 I will raise up unto them a Prophet from among their brethren in whom shall be the Holy Spirit, as in thee; and I will put My Word of prophecy in his mouth, and he shall speak with them whatsoever I command him; Deuteronomy 18:19 JPS 18:19 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever will not hearken unto My words which he shall speak in My name, I will require it of him. ONK 18:19 And the man who will not hearken to My words which he will speak in My Name, My Word will require it of him. PAL 18:19 and the man who will not hearken to the words of My prophecy which shall be spoken in My Name, My Word shall take vengeance upon him. Deuteronomy 18:20 JPS 18:20 But the prophet, that shall speak a word presumptuously in My name, which I have not commanded him to speak, or that shall speak in the name of other gods, that same prophet shall die.' ONK 18:20 But a prophet who shall do wickedly in speaking in My Name a word which I had not commanded him to speak, or who shall speak in the name of the gods of the Gentiles, that prophet shall die. PAL 18:20 But the false prophet who doeth wickedly in speaking a thing in My Name, when I have not commanded him to speak, or who shall speak in the name of the gods of the Gentiles, that prophet shall be slain with the sword. Deuteronomy 18:21 JPS 18:21 And if thou say in thy heart: 'How shall we know the word which the LORD hath not spoken?' ONK 18:21 And if thou say in thy heart, How shall we know the word which the Lord hath not spoken? PAL 18:21 And if thou shalt say in your thoughts, How shall we know the word which the Lord hath not spoken? Deuteronomy 18:22 JPS 18:22 When a prophet speaketh in the name of the LORD, if the thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the thing which the LORD hath not spoken; the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously, thou shalt not be afraid of him. ONK 18:22 When a prophet speaketh in the Name of the Lord, if the word come not to pass, neither be confirmed, that is a word which the Lord hath not spoken: of the prophet who hath spoken in wickedness thou shalt not be afraid. PAL 18:22 When a false prophet speaketh in the Name of the Lord, and the thing doth not come to pass, or be not confirmed, it is a word which the Lord hath not spoken; the false prophet spake it in presumption; fear him not.
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