priests the Levites, and all the tribe of Levi, shall have no part nor inheritance with Israel: they shall eat the offerings
of the LORD made by fire, and his inheritance.
shall they have no inheritance among their brethren: the LORD is their inheritance, as he hath said unto them.
3And 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.
4The 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.
the LORD thy God hath chosen him out of all thy tribes, to stand to minister in the name of the LORD, him and his sons for
6And 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 the LORD shall
7Then he shall minister in the name
of the LORD his God, as all his brethren the Levites do, which stand there before the LORD.
8They shall have like portions to eat, beside that which cometh of the sale of
9When thou art come into the
land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not learn to do after the abominations of those nations.
10There 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.
11Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
12For all that do these things are an abomination
unto the LORD: and because of these abominations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee.
13Thou shalt be perfect with the LORD thy God.
14For these nations, which thou shalt possess, hearkened unto observers of times,
and unto diviners: but as for thee, the LORD thy God hath not suffered thee so to do.
15The LORD thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of
thy brethren, like unto me; unto him ye shall hearken;
to all that thou desiredst of the LORD thy God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, Let me not hear again the voice
of the LORD my God, neither let me see this great fire any more, that I die not.
17And the LORD said unto me, They have well spoken that which they have spoken.
18I 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.
19And 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.
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.
if thou say in thine heart, How shall we know the word which the LORD hath not spoken?
22When a prophet speaketh in the name of the LORD, if the thing follow not, nor
come to pass, that is the thing which the LORD hath not spoken, but the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt
not be afraid of him.