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Deuteronomy 18 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:1 - "The Levitical priests, that is, all the tribe of Levi, shall have no portion or inheritance with Israel; they shall eat the offerings by fire to the LORD, and his rightful dues.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:2 - They shall have no inheritance among their brethren; the LORD is their inheritance, as he promised them.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:3 - And this shall be the priests' due from the people, from those offering a sacrifice, whether it be ox or sheep: they shall give to the priest the shoulder and the two cheeks and the stomach.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:4 - The first fruits of your grain, of your wine and of your oil, and the first of the fleece of your sheep, you shall give him.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:5 - For the LORD your God has chosen him out of all your tribes, to stand and minister in the name of the LORD, him and his sons for ever.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:6 - "And if a Levite comes from any of your towns out of all Israel, where he lives--and he may come when he desires--to the place which the LORD will choose,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:7 - then he may minister in the name of the LORD his God, like all his fellow-Levites who stand to minister there before the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:8 - They shall have equal portions to eat, besides what he receives from the sale of his patrimony.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:9 - "When you come into the land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not learn to follow the abominable practices of those nations.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:10 - There shall not be found among you any one who burns his son or his daughter as an offering, any one who practices divination, a soothsayer, or an augur, or a sorcerer,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:11 - or a charmer, or a medium, or a wizard, or a necromancer.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:12 - For whoever does these things is an abomination to the LORD; and because of these abominable practices the LORD your God is driving them out before you.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:13 - You shall be blameless before the LORD your God.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:14 - For these nations, which you are about to dispossess, give heed to soothsayers and to diviners; but as for you, the LORD your God has not allowed you so to do.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:15 - "The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your brethren--him you shall heed--

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:16 - just as you desired of the LORD your God at Horeb on the day of the assembly, when you said, 'Let me not hear again the voice of the LORD my God, or see this great fire any more, lest I die.'

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:17 - And the LORD said to me, 'They have rightly said all that they have spoken.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:18 - I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brethren; and I will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak to them all that I command him.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:19 - And whoever will not give heed to my words which he shall speak in my name, I myself will require it of him.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:20 - But the prophet who presumes to speak a word in my name which I have not commanded him to speak, or who speaks in the name of other gods, that same prophet shall die.'

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:21 - And if you say in your heart, 'How may we know the word which the LORD has not spoken?'--

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:22 - when a prophet speaks in the name of the LORD, if the word does not come to pass or come true, that is a word which the LORD has not spoken; the prophet has spoken it presumptuously, you need not be afraid of him.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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