Other ordinances and warnings
The arrangement of the lampstand and the bread of the Presence
Then Jehovah spoke to Moses, 1saying
the children of Israel to bring to you 1pure
oil of beaten olives for the light, to 2make
the lamps burn continually.
Outside the veil of the Testimony in the Tent of Meeting Aaron shall 1set
it in order from evening to morning before Jehovah continually. It shall be a perpetual statute throughout your generations.
He shall keep the lamps in order on the pure alampstand
before Jehovah continually.
And you shall take fine flour and bake twelve 1acakes
with it; two-tenths of an ephah
shall be in
And you shall set them in two rows, six in a row, on the atable
of pure gold
And you shall put pure 1afrankincense
on each row, so that it may be a memorial for the bread, an 2offering
by fire to Jehovah.
day continually he shall set it in order before Jehovah; it is an everlasting covenant for the children of Israel.
And it shall be for Aaron and his sons, and they shall aeat
it in a 1holy
place, for it is most holy to him of Jehovah’s offerings by fire, a perpetual statute.
The death judgment for blaspheming the holy name
the son of an Israelite woman, who was also the son of an Egyptian man, went out among the children of Israel; and the son of the Israelite woman and a certain Israelite struggled together in the camp.
And the son of the Israelite woman 1ablasphemed
the Name and cursed, and they brought him to Moses. (Now his mother’s name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.)
And they put him in custody so that it might be declared to them by the mouth of Jehovah.
Then Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying,
Bring forth the one who has cursed outside the camp; and let all who heard him
lay their hands on his head, and let all the assembly stone him.
And you shall speak to the children of Israel, saying, Anyone who curses his God shall bear his sin.
And the one who blasphemes the name of Jehovah shall surely be put to adeath
; all the assembly shall surely stone him. The sojourner as well as the native, when he blasphemes the Name, shall be put to death.
And anyone who 1atakes
the life of any human being shall surely be put to death.
And the one who 1takes
the life of a beast shall make restitution for it, 2life
And anyone who causes an injury to his fellow countryman, as he has done, so shall it be done to him:
A fracture for a fracture, an aeye
for an eye, a tooth for a tooth; just as he has caused an injury to a man, so it will be inflicted on him.
And one who kills a beast shall make restitution for it, but one who kills a human being shall be put to death.
You shall have one judgment for the sojourner as well as for the native, for I am Jehovah your God.
And Moses spoke to the children of Israel, and they brought forth the one who had cursed outside the camp and stoned him with stones. So the children of Israel did just as Jehovah had commanded Moses.