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The oil for the lamps.
24:1 Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying,
24:2 “Command the children of Israel, that they bring to you pure olive oil beaten for the light, to cause a lamp to burn continually.
24:3 Outside of the veil of the Testimony, in the Tent of Meeting, shall Aaron keep it in order from evening to morning before Yahweh continually: it shall be a statute forever throughout your generations.
24:4 He shall keep in order the lamps on the pure gold lampstand before Yahweh continually.
24:5 “You shall take fine flour, and bake twelve cakes of it: two tenth parts of an ephah shall be in one cake.
24:6 You shall set them in two rows, six on a row, on the pure gold table before Yahweh.
24:7 You shall put pure frankincense on each row, that it may be to the bread for a memorial, even an offering made by fire to Yahweh.
24:8 Every Sabbath day he shall set it in order before Yahweh continually. It is on the behalf of the children of Israel an everlasting covenant.
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 of the offerings of Yahweh made by fire by a perpetual statute.”
Shelomith's son blasphemeth.
24:10 The son of an Israelite woman, whose father was an Egyptian, went out among the children of Israel; and the son of the Israelite woman and a man of Israel strove together in the camp.
24:11 The son of the Israelite woman blasphemed the Name, and cursed; and they brought him to Moses. His mother’s name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.
24:12 They put him in custody, until the will of Yahweh should be declared to them.
The law of blasphemy.
24:13 Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying,
24:14 “Bring out of the camp him who cursed; and let all who heard him lay their hands on his head, and let all the congregation stone him.
24:15 You shall speak to the children of Israel, saying, ‘Whoever curses his God shall bear his sin.
24:16 He who blasphemes the name of Yahweh, he shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him: the foreigner as well as the native-born, when he blasphemes the Name, shall be put to death.
24:17 “‘He who strikes any man mortally shall surely be put to death.
24:18 He who strikes an animal mortally shall make it good, life for life.
24:19 If anyone injures his neighbor; as he has done, so shall it be done to him:
24:20 fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he has injured someone, so shall it be done to him.
24:21 He who kills an animal shall make it good; and he who kills a man shall be put to death.
24:22 You shall have one kind of law, for the foreigner as well as the native-born: for I am Yahweh your God.’”
The blasphemer is stoned.
24:23 Moses spoke to the children of Israel; and they brought forth him who had cursed out of the camp, and stoned him with stones. The children of Israel did as Yahweh commanded Moses.