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Leviticus 24 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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The Lamp and the Bread of the Sanctuary

(Exo 27:20, 21 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:1 - Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:2 - “Command the sons of Israel that they bring to you clear oil from beaten olives for the [fn]light, to make a lamp [fn]burn continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:3 - “Outside the veil of testimony in the tent of meeting, Aaron shall keep it in order from evening to morning before the LORD continually; it shall be a perpetual statute throughout your generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:4 - “He shall keep the lamps in order on the pure gold lampstand before the LORD continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:5 - “Then you shall take fine flour and bake twelve cakes with it; two-tenths of an ephah shall be in each cake.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:6 - “You shall set them in two rows, six to a row, on the pure gold table before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:7 - “You shall put pure frankincense on each row that it may be a memorial portion for the bread, even an offering by fire to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:8 - “Every sabbath day he shall set it in order before the LORD continually; it is an everlasting covenant [fn]for the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:9 - “It shall be for Aaron and his sons, and they shall eat it in a holy place; for it is most holy to him from the LORDS offerings by fire, his portion forever.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:10 - Now the son of an Israelite woman, whose father was an Egyptian, went out among the sons of Israel; and the Israelite woman’s son and a man of Israel struggled with each other in the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:11 - The son of the Israelite woman blasphemed the Name and cursed. So they brought him to Moses. (Now his mother’s name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.)
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:12 - They put him in [fn]custody [fn]so that the command of the LORD might be made clear to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:13 - Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:14 - “Bring the one who has cursed outside the camp, and let all who heard him lay their hands on his head; then let all the congregation stone him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:15 - “You shall speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘If anyone curses his God, then he will bear his sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:16 - ‘Moreover, the one who blasphemes the name of the LORD shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him. The alien as well as the native, when he blasphemes the Name, shall be put to death.

"An Eye for an Eye"

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:17 - ‘If a man [fn]takes the life of any human being, he shall surely be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:18 - ‘The one who [fn]takes the life of an animal shall make it good, life for life.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:19 - ‘If a man [fn]injures his neighbor, just as he has done, so it shall be done to him:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:20 - fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; just as he has [fn]injured a man, so it shall be [fn]inflicted on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:21 - ‘Thus the one who [fn]kills an animal shall make it good, but the one who [fn]kills a man shall be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:22 - ‘There shall be one [fn]standard for you; it shall be for the stranger as well as the native, for I am the LORD your God.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:23 - Then Moses spoke to the sons of Israel, and they brought the one who had cursed outside the camp and stoned him with stones. Thus the sons of Israel did, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
NASB95 Footnotes
Or, luminary
Literally: ascend
Literally: from
Or, prison
Literally: to declare distinctly to them according to the mouth of the LORD
Literally: smites
Literally: smites
Literally: gives a blemish
Literally: given a blemish
Literally: given
Literally: smites
Literally: judgment

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