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Bible in one year


February 5


Exodus 21:1-36
1. These are the laws which thou shalt set before them.
2. If thou buy a servant that is an Hebrew, sixth years he shall serve, and the seventh he shall go out free paying nothing.
3. If he came alone, he shall go out alone: If he came married, his wife shall go out with him.
4. And if his master have given him a wife and she have borne him sons or daughters: then the wife and her children shall be her master's and he shall go out alone.
5. But and if the servant say I love my master and my wife and my children, I will not go out free.
6. Then let his master bring him unto the Gods and set him to the door or the doorpost, and bore his ear thorow with an nawl, and let him be his servant forever.
7. If a man sell his daughter to be a servant: she shall not go out as the menservants do.
8. If she please not her master, so that he hath given her to no man to wife, then shall he let her go free: to sell her unto a strange nation shall he have no power, because he despised her.
9. If he have promised her unto his son to wife, he shall deal with her as men do with their daughters.
10. If he take him another wife, yet her food, raiment and duty of marriage shall he not minish.
11. If he do not these three unto her, then shall she go out free and pay no money.
12. He that smiteth a man that he die, shall be slain for it.
13. If a man lay not await but God deliver him into his hand, then I will point thee a place whither he shall flee.
14. If a man come presumptuously upon his neighbour and slay him with guile, thou shalt take him from mine altar that he die.
15. And he that smiteth his father or his mother, shall die for it.
16. He that stealeth a man and selleth him (if it be proved upon him) shall be slain for it.
17. And he that curseth his father or mother, shall be put to death for it.
18. If men strive together and one smite another with a stone or with his fist, so that he die not, but lieth in bed:
19. if he rise again and walk without upon his staff, then shall he that smote him go quite: save only he shall bear his charges while he lay in bed and pay for his healing.
20. If a man smite his servant or his maid with a staff that they die under his hand, it shall be avenged.
21. But and if they continue a day or two, it shall not be avenged for they are his money.
22. When men strive and smite a woman with child so that her fruit depart from her and yet no misfortune followeth: then shall he be merced, according as the woman's husband will lay to his charge, and he shall pay as the daysmen appoint him.
23. But and if any misfortune follow, then shall he pay life for life,
24. eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,
25. burning for burning, wound for wound and stripe for stripe.
26. If a man smite his servant or his maid in the eye and put it out, he shall let them go free for the eye's sake.
27. Also if he smite out his servant's or his maid's tooth, he shall let them go out free for the tooth's sake.
28. If an ox gore a man or a woman that they die, then the ox shall be stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten: and his master shall go quite.
29. If the ox were wont to run at men in time past and it hath been told his master, and he hath not kept him, but that he hath killed a man or a woman: then the ox shall be stoned and his master shall die also.
30. If he be set to a sum of money, then he shall give for the deliverance of his life, according to all that is put unto him.
31. And whether he hath gored a son or a daughter, he shall be served after the same manner.
32. But if it be a servant or a maid that the ox hath gored, then he shall give unto their master the sum of thirty sicles, and the ox shall be stoned.
33. If a man open a well or dig a pit and cover it not, but that an ox or an ass fall therein,
34. the owner of the pit shall make it good and give money unto their master, and the dead beast shall be his.
35. If one man's ox hurt another's that he die: then they shall sell the live ox and divide the money, and the dead ox also they shall divide.
36. But and if it be known that the ox hath used to push in time's past, then because his master hath not kept him, he shall pay ox for ox, and the dead shall be his own.

Exodus 22:1-29
1. If a man steal an ox or sheep and kill it or sell it, he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.
2. If a thief be found breaking up and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him:
3. except the son(sonne) be up when he is found, then there shall be blood shed for him. A thief shall make restitution: If he have not wherewith, he shall be sold for his theft.
4. If the theft be found in his hand alive (whether it be ox, ass or sheep) he shall restore double.
5. If a man do hurt field or vineyard, so that he put in his beast to feed in another man's field: of the best of his own field, and of the best of his own vineyard, shall he make restitution.
6. If fire break out and catch in the thorns, so that the stacks(stoukes) of corn or the standing corn or field be consumed therewith: he that kindled the fire shall make restitution.
7. If a man deliver his neighbour money or stuff to keep, and it be stolen out of his house: If the thief be found, he shall pay double.
8. If the thief be not found, then the goodman of the house shall be brought unto the gods and swear, whether he have put his hand unto his neighbour's good.
9. And in all manner of trespass, whether it be ox, ass, sheep, raiment or any manner lost thing which another challengeth to be his, the cause of both parties shall come before the gods. And whom the gods condemn: the same shall pay double unto his neighbour.
10. If a man deliver unto his neighbour to keep, ass, ox, sheep or whatsoever beast it be and it die or be hurt or driven away and no man see it:
11. then shall an oath of the LORD go between them, whether he have put his hand unto his neighbour's good, and the owner of it shall take the oath, and the other shall not make it good.
12. If it be stolen from him, then he shall make restitution unto the owner:
13. If it be torn with wild beasts, then let him bring record of the tearing: and he shall not make it good.
14. When a man borroweth ought of his neighbour if it be hurt or else die, and if the owner thereof be not by, he shall make it good:
15. If the owner thereof be by, he shall not make it good, namely if it be an hired thing and came for hire.
16. If a man beguile a maid that is not betrothed and lie with her, he shall endote her and take her to his wife:
17. If her father refuse to give her unto him, he shall pay money according to the dowry of virgins.
18. Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.
19. Whosoever lieth with a beast, shall be slain for it.
20. He that offereth unto any gods save unto the LORD only, let him die without redemption.
21. Vex not a stranger neither oppress him for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
22. Ye shall trouble no widow nor fatherless child:
23. If ye shall trouble them: they shall cry unto me, and I will surely hear their cry
24. and then will my wrath wax hot and I will kill you with sword, and your wives shall be widows and your children fatherless.
25. If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be as an usurer unto him, neither shalt oppress him with usury.
26. If thou take thy neighbour's raiment to pledge, see that thou deliver it unto him again by that the son(sonne) go down.
27. For that is his coverlet only: even the raiment for his skin wherein he sleepeth: or else he will cry unto me and I will hear him, for I am merciful.
28. Thou shalt not rail upon the gods, neither curse the ruler of thy people.
29. Thy fruits (whether they be dry or moist) see thou keep not back. Thy firstborn son thou shalt give me:

Psalms 18:45-50
45. The strange children are waxen old, and go halting out of their paths.
46. The LORD liveth: and blessed be my helper, praised be the God of my health.
47. Even the God which seeth that I be avenged, and subdueth the people unto me.
48. It is he that delivereth me from my cruel enemies: thou shalt lift me up from them that rise against me, thou shalt rid me from the wicked man.
49. For this cause I will give thanks unto thee (O LORD) among the gentiles, and sing praises unto thy name.
50. Great prosperity giveth he unto his king, and sheweth loving-kindness unto David his anointed, yea and to his seed for evermore.

Proverbs 6:26-29
26. An Harlot will make a man to beg his bread, but a married woman will hunt for the precious life.
27. May a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be brent?
28. Or can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be hurt?
29. Even so, whosoever goeth in to his neighbour's wife, and toucheth her, can not be unguilty.

Matthew 23:1-22
1. Then spake Jesus to the people, and to his disciples,
2. saying: The scribes and the pharisees sit in Moses' seat,
3. (All therefore) whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do: but after their works do not: for they say, and do not.
4. Yea and they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne,(intollerable burthens) and lay them on men's shoulders: but they themselves will not heave (at) them with one (of their) finger.(fingers)
5. All their works they do, for to be seen of men. They set abroad their phylacteries, and make large borders on their garments,
6. and love to sit uppermost at feasts, and to have the chief seats in the synagogues,
7. and greetings(love to be saluted) in the markets and to be called of men Rabbi.
8. But ye shall not suffer yourselves to be called Rabbi, for one is your master, that is to wit Christ, and all ye are brethren.
9. And call ye no man your father upon the earth, for one is(for there is but one) your father, and he is in heaven.
10. Be not called masters, for one is(for there is but one) your master, and he is Christ.
11. He that is greatest among you, shall be your servant.
12. But whosoever exalteth himself, shall be brought low. And he that submiteth(humbleth) himself, shall be exalted.
13. Woe be unto you scribes and pharisees dissemblers,(hypocrites) for ye shut up the kingdom of heaven before men: ye yourselves go not in, neither suffer ye them that come to enter in.
14. Woe be unto you scribes and pharisees, for ye devour widows' houses, and that under a colour of praying long prayers, wherefore ye shall receive greater damnation.
15. Woe be unto you scribes and pharisees hypocrites, for ye(which) compass sea and land, to bring one into your belief:(make one Proselyte) and when ye have brought him(he is brought) ye make him two fold more the child of hell, than ye yourselves are.
16. Woe be unto you blind guides, for ye(which) say: whosoever swear by the temple, it is nothing: but whosoever swear by the gold of the temple, he is debtor.(he offendeth,)(is guilty)
17. Ye fools and blind? whether is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifieth the gold.
18. And whosoever sweareth by the altar it is nothing: but whosoever sweareth by the offering that lieth on the altar is debtor.(offendeth,)(guilty)
19. Ye fools and blind: whether is greater the offering, or the altar which sanctifieth the offering?
20. whosoever therefore sweareth by the altar, sweareth by it, and by all that thereon is.
21. And whosoever sweareth by the temple sweareth by it, and by him that dwelleth therein.
22. And he that sweareth by heaven, sweareth by the seat of God, and by him that sitteth thereon.