THE FIFTH BOOK OF MOSES CALLED
Tables of stone containing Ten Commandments placed in ark—All that God requires is that Israel love and serve him—How great and mighty is the Lord!
that time the Lord
said unto me, Hew thee two atables
of stone like unto the first, and come up unto me into the mount, and make thee an bark
And I will awrite
on the tables the words that were in the first tables bwhich
thou brakest, and thou shalt put them in the ark.
And I made an ark of ashittim
wood, and hewed two btables
of stone like unto the first, and went up into the mount, having the two tables in mine hand.
And he awrote
on the tables, according to the first writing, the ten commandments, which the Lord
spake unto you in the mount out of the midst of the fire in the day of the assembly: and the Lord
gave them unto me.
And I turned myself and came down from the mount, and put the tables in the ark which I had made; and there they be, as the Lord commanded me.
¶ And the children of Israel took their journey from Beeroth of the children of Jaakan to Mosera: there aAaron
died, and there he was buried; and Eleazar his son ministered in the priest’s office in his stead.
From thence they journeyed unto Gudgodah; and from Gudgodah to aJotbath
, a land of brivers
¶ At that time the Lord aseparated
the tribe of bLevi
, to cbear
the ark of the covenant of the Lord
, to stand before the Lord
to minister unto him, and to dbless
in his name, unto this day.
hath no bpart
nor inheritance with his brethren; the Lord is
, according as the Lord
thy God promised him.
And I stayed in the mount, according to the first time, forty days and forty nights; and the Lord hearkened unto me at that time also, and the Lord would not destroy thee.
And the Lord
said unto me, Arise, take thy ajourney
before the people, that they may go in and possess the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give unto them.
¶ And now, Israel, what doth the Lord
thy God arequire
of thee, but to bfear
thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to cserve
thy God with all thy dheart
and with all thy soul,
To keep the acommandments
of the Lord
, and his statutes, which I command thee this day for thy bgood
Behold, the heaven and the aheaven
of heavens is
’s thy God, the bearth also,
that therein is.
had a delight in thy fathers to blove
them, and he cchose
their seed after them, even
you above all people, as it is
For the Lord
your aGod is bGod
of gods, and cLord
of lords, a great God, a mighty, and a terrible, dwhich eregardeth
not persons, nor taketh freward
execute the judgment of the fatherless and widow, and bloveth
, in giving him dfood
ye therefore the bstranger
: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Thou shalt fear the Lord
thy God; him shalt thou serve, and to him shalt thou acleave
, and bswear
by his name.
thy praise, and he is
thy God, that hath done for thee these agreat
and terrible things, which thine eyes have seen.
went down into Egypt with threescore and ten persons; and now the Lord
thy God hath made thee as the bstars
of heaven for multitude.