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Deuteronomy 17

The Fifth Book of Moses, called Deuteronomy

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Chapter 18


The priests the Levites, and all the tribe of Levi, shall have no part nor inheritance with Israel: they shall eat the offerings of YHVH made by fire, and his inheritance.


Therefore shall they have no inheritance among their brethren: YHVH is their inheritance, as he hath said unto them.


And this shall be the priest's due from the people, from them that offer a sacrifice, whether it be ox or sheep; and they shall give unto the priest the shoulder, and the two cheeks, and the maw.


The firstfruit also of thy corn, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the first of the fleece of thy sheep, shalt thou give him.


For YHVH thy ELOHIYM hath chosen him out of all thy tribes, to stand to minister in the name of YHVH, him and his sons for ever.


And if a Levite come from any of thy gates out of all Israel, where he sojourned, and come with all the desire of his mind unto the place which YHVH shall choose;


Then he shall minister in the name of YHVH his ELOHIYM, as all his brethren the Levites do, which stand there before YHVH.


They shall have like portions to eat, beside that which cometh of the sale of his patrimony.


When thou art come into the land which YHVH thy ELOHIYM giveth thee, thou shalt not learn to do after the abominations of those nations.


There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch.


Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.


For all that do these things are an abomination unto YHVH: and because of these abominations YHVH thy ELOHIYM doth drive them out from before thee.


Thou shalt be perfect with YHVH thy ELOHIYM.


For these nations, which thou shalt possess, hearkened unto observers of times, and unto diviners: but as for thee, YHVH thy ELOHIYM hath not suffered thee so to do.


YHVH thy ELOHIYM will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me; unto him ye shall hearken;


According to all that thou desiredst of YHVH thy ELOHIYM in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, Let me not hear again the voice of YHVH my ELOHIYM, neither let me see this great fire any more, that I die not.


And YHVH said unto me, They have well spoken that which they have spoken.


I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee, and will put my words in his mouth; and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him.


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.


But the prophet, which shall presume to speak a word in my name, which I have not commanded him to speak, or that shall speak in the name of other gods, even that prophet shall die.


And if thou say in thine heart, How shall we know the word which YHVH hath not spoken?


When a prophet speaketh in the name of YHVH, if the thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the thing which YHVH hath not spoken, but the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt not be afraid of him.

Deuteronomy 19






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