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the field of Machpelah, wlich Abraham 1. The mourning for Jacob. 7 The funeral. bouglit with the field, for a posledion of a

24 Jofeph prophefelh to his brethren Their re- burying-place, of Ephron the Hittite, before Jurn26 he dieth.

Mamre. A depofepho fichimpon his fathers face, and 14 I And Joseph returned into Egypt, he

and his brethren, and all that went up with And Jofeph commanded his servants the him to bury his father, after he had buried pluyficians to embalm his father, and the his father. physicians embalmed Ifrael.

IS ! And when Josephs brethren law that 3. And forty days were fulfillet for him ; their father was dead, they said, Joseph will (for so are fulfilled the days of those which peradventure hate us, and will certainly reare embalined;) and the Egyptians mourned quite us all the evil which we did unto him. for him threescore and ten days.

16 And they fent a mellenger unto Joseph, 4 And when the days of liis mourning saying, Thy father did command before he were patt, Jofeph fpake unto the house of died, saying, Pllaraoh, saying, It now I have found grace 17 So Thall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, in your eyes, speak, I pray you, in the cars of I pray thee now, the trespals of thy bro Pharaoh, saying,

thren, and their fin; for they did unto thee $ My father made me swear, aying, Lo, evil : and now, we pray thee, forgive the I die 'in my grave which I have digged for trespass of the servants of the God of thy fame in the land of Canaan, there thalt thou ther. And Joseph wept

when they spake unbury mc. Now, therefore, let me go up, to him. pray thee, and bury my father, and I will 18 And his brethren also went, and fell come again.

down before his face; and they faid, Behold, 6 And Pharaoh faid, Go up, and bury thy we be thy servants. father, according as he made thee swear. 19 And Joseph said unto them, Fear not ;

7 9 And Josephi went up to bury his father for am I in the place of God? and with him went up all the servants of 20 But as for you, ye thought evil againft Pharaoh, the elders of his house, and all the me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to elders of the land of Egypt,

pals, as it is this day, to save much people 8 And all the house of Joseph, and his alive. brethren, and his fathers house : only their 21 Now, therefore, fear ye not: I will noulittle ones, and their flocks, and their herds, rith you, and your little ones. And he comthey left in the land of Goshen.

forted them, and spake kindly

unto them., 9 And there went up with him both cha 22 S And Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he and riots and horseinen: and it was a very great his fathers lioufe : ard Joseph lived an hun. company:

dred and ten years. 10 And they came to the threshing-floor 23. And Joseph Law Ephraims children of of Atad, which is beyond Jordan ; and there the third generasion: the children alfo of Mathey mourned with a great and very fors 12 chir, the son of Maralleh, were brought up mentation : and lie made a mourning fol his upon Josephs knees. father seven days.

24 And Jofeph faid unto his brethren, 1 die: 11 And when the inhabitants of the land, and God will surely yitit you, and bring you the Canaanites, taw the mouuning in the out of this land, unto the land which he lware Hoor of Atad, tuy said, 'This is a grievous to Abraham, to Ifaac, and to Jacob. mourning to the Egyptians: wherefore the 25 And Joleph took an oath of the chil. name of it was called Abel-n-izrain, which is dren of vracl' saying, God will firely visit beyoad Jordan.

you, and ye thall carry up my bones' froin 12 And his fons did unto him according as hence. he commanded them.

26 So Jofeph died, being an hundred and 13 For his sons carried him into the land ten years old and they embalmed him, and of Canaan, and buricd him in the cave of lie was put in a coffin in Egypt. The Second Book of Moses, called EXODUS. c H A P. 1.

7. And the children of lfrael were fruitful, i The children of lfrael multiply : 8 they are and increased abundantly, and multiplied,

opreded by a new king is The godliness and waxed exceeding mighty; and the land of the midwives.

was hulled with them,
OW these are the names of the 8 9 Now there arose up a new king over

children of Israel, which came into Egypt, which knew not Jofeph.
Egypt; every man and his house 9 And he said unto his people, Behold, the
hold came with Jacob.

people of the children of Israel are more and 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, mightier than we. 3 Llachar, Zebulun, and Benjamiu, 10 Come on, let us deal wisely with them, 4 Dan, and Naphtalí, Gad, and Ather. left they multiply: and it come to pass, that,

$ And all the fouls that came out of the when there falleth out any war, they join alloins of Jacob were teventy Couls: for Joseph so unto our enemies, and fight againtt us, was in Egypt already,

and fo get them up out of the land. And Jofeph died, and all his brethren, Ti Therefore they did fet over them task. and all that gencsatioli.

matters, to afflict them with their burdtys.


And they built for Pharaoh treasure-cities, ..And Pharaohs daughter said unto her, Pithom and Raamfes.

Take this child away, and nurfe it for me, 12 But the more they affided them the and I will give thee thy wages. And the wo. more they multiplied and grew. And they man took the child and nursed it. were grieved because of the Children of Israel. 10 And the child grew, and the brought

13. And the Egyptians made the children of him unto Pharaohs daughter, and he became Ifrael to serve with rigour.

her son, And the called his naine Moses: 14 And they made their lives bitter with and the said, Because I drew him out of the hard bondage, in mortar, and in brick, and water. in all manner of lervice in the field: all their 1 1 And it came to pass in those days, service, wherein they made them serve, was when Mofes was grown, that he went ont with rigour:

unto his brethren, and looked on their bur 15 1 And the king of Egypt fpake to the dens : and he spied an Egyptian smiting an Hebrow midwives ; (of which the name of Hebrew, one of his brethren. one ruas Shiphrah, and the name of the 12 And he looked this way and that way, other Puah :)

and when he saw that there was no man, he 16 And he said, When ye do the office of flew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand. a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see 13. And when he went out the second day, them upon the ttools, if it be a fon, then ye behold, two men of the Hebrews ftrove toge. thal kill him; but if it be a daughter, then ther: and he said to him that did the wrong, the thall live.

Wherefore smitett thou thy fellow 17 But the midwives feared God, and did 14 And he said, who made thee a prince not as the king of

piren almas
commanded them, and a judge over us Intendelt thou to kill

me as thou killedit the Egyptian? And Moses 18 And the king of Egypt called for the feared, and said, Surely this thing is known. midwives, and said unto them, Why have 15 Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he ye done this thing, and have saved the men- fought to flay Moses. But Mofes fed from children alive!

the face of Pliaraoh, and dwelt in the land of 19 And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, Midian: and he sat down by a well. Because the Hebrew women are not as the 16 Now, the priest of Midian had seven Egyptian women; for they are lively, and daughters and they came and drew waler, are delivered ere the midwives come in unto and filled the troughs to water their fathers them.

flock. 20 Thavefore God dealt well with the 17 And the shepherds came and drove them midwives : ind the people multiplied, and away: but Mofes itood up and helped them waxed very mighty.

and watered their flock. 21 And it came to pass, because the mid 18 And when they came to Reuel their fa. wives feared God, that he made them houses ther, he said, How is it thal ye are come so

22 And Pharaoh charged all his people, fay- foon to-day? ing, every fon that is born ye shall cast into the 19 And they said, An Egyptian delivered river, and every daughter ye ihall save alive. us out of the hand of the thepherds, and also CHAP. II.

drew water enough for us, and watered the Mofes is born, and put into the frogs: 6 he is dock. found and brought rip by Pharaohs daughter : 20 And he Laid unto his daughters, And 21 his marriage.

where is het why is it that ye have left the Na there went a man of the house of Le-man! call him, that he may eat bread. A vi, aut cook to zvije a daughter of serie 21 And Mores was content to dwell with

2 And the wonan conceived, and bare å the man : and he gave Moses Zipporah lus son : and when the faw him that he was a daughter. goodly child, the hid him three months. 22 And she bare him a ron, and he called

3 And when the could not longer hide him, his name Gerthom ; for he said, I have been the took for lim an ark of bulrushes, and a ttranger in a strange land. daubed it with Nime and with pitch, and put 239 Åndit came to pass, in process of time, the child therein; and the laid it in the flags that the king of Egypt died, and the children by the rivers brink.

of Israel lighed by reason of the bondage, and 4 And his fifter itood afar off, to wit what they cried; and their cry came up unto God, would be done to him,

by reason of the bondage, 5 And the daughter of Pharaoh came 24 And God heard their groaning, and down to wash herself at the river, and her God remembered his covenant with Abramaidens walked along by the rivers fide : ham, with ffaac, and with Jacob. and when the saw the ark among the Bags, 25 And God looked upon the children of the sent her maid to fetch it.

Ifrael, and God had respect unto them. 6 And when she had opened it thc faw the

CHAP. II. child : and, behold, the babe wcpt. And the 1 Mofes keepeth ethros flock : 2 God appeareth had compartion on him, and said, This is one unto him in a burning buth fendeth of the Hebrew's children.

him to deliver Ifrael. 7 his daughter, Shanet go and call

to thee a murie en the North Mofes kept the Rock of Jethro his Hebrew women, that the may nurse the child be led the lock to the back.lide of the de. for thee?

lert, and came to the mountain of God, 8 And Pharaohs daughter said to her, Go. even to Horeb. And the maid went, and called the childs 2 And the Angel of the LORD appeared mnother.

into him in a flame of fire out of the midt

have allo séch

the oppre mon not here with the A

of a buth : and he looked, and, behold, the and the Jebusites, unto a land flowing with budh burned with fire, and the bush was not milk and honey. consumed.

18 And they shall hearken to thy voice : 3. And Moses said, I will now turn afide and thou thait come, thou and the elders of and see this great fight, why the bush is not lirzel, unto the king of Egypt, and ye shall bir ned.

my uinto him, The LORD God of the He. 4 And when the LORD saw that he turned brews hath met with us : and now let us go afidc to fee, God called unto him ont of the (we beseech thee) three days journey into midit of the bush, and said, Mofes, Mofes. the wilderness, that we may facritice to the And he said, Here am I.

LORD our God. 5 And he said, Draw not nigh hither : put 19 And I am sure that the king of Egypt off thy ihoes from off thy fcet; for the place will not let you go, no, not by a mighty whereon thoa flandett is holy ground. hand.

O Moreover, he said, I am the God of thy fa 20 And I will ftretch out my hand, and ther, the God of Abraham, the God of llaac, finite Egypt with all my wonders which ! and the God of Jacob. And Mofes hid his will do in the ridit thereof : and after that face; for he was afraid to look upon God.

he will let you go 7 And the LORD said, I have surely seen 21 And I will give this people faveur in the the affliction of my people which are in E- light of the Egyptians: and it shall come to gypt, and have heard their cry, by reason of pats, that, when ye go, ye thall not go empty; Their task-masters; for I know their forrows; 22 But every wopian Mall borrow of her

8 And I am come down to deliver them neighbour, and of her that sojourneth in her out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to house, jewels of filver, and jewels of gold, bring them up out of that land unto a good and raiment: and ye shall put them upon land and a large, unto a land flowing with your fons, and upon year daughters; and ye milk and honey; unto the place of the Ca- hall spoil the Egyptíans. naanites, and the Hittites, and the Amor

CHAP. IV. ites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and 1 Mofes rod is turned into a ferpent : 6 his the Jebusites.

kand is leprous. 21 Gods inejage to Pha. 9 Now, therefore, behold, the cry of the raoh. children of Israel is come unto me: and I Nd Mofes answered, and said, But, behold, Egyptians oppress them.

unto my voice : for they will say, 'The LORD 10 Come, now, therefore, and I will send hath not appeared unto thee. thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayelt bring 2 And the LORD said unto him, what is forth my people, the children of trael, out that in thine hand? And he faid, A rod. of Egypt:

3 And he said, Caft it on the ground. And 1 And Mofes said unto God, Who am I, he cast it on the ground, and it became a ferthat I should go unto Pharaoh, and that pent: and Mofes fled from before it. should bring forth the children of Israel out 4 And the LORD said unto Moses, Put forth of Egypt?

thine hand, and take it by the tail. And he 12 And he said, Certainly I will be with put forth his hand and caught it, and it bcthee: and this shall be a token onto thee that came a rod in his hand. I have sent thce; When thou hatt brought s That they may believe that the LORD forth the people out of Egypt, ye thall ferve God of their fathers, the God of Abraham, God upon this mountain.

the God of Ifaac, and the God of Jacob, 13 And Mofes said unto God, Behold, when hath appeared unto thee. I come unto the children of Israel, and thall 61 And the LORD said, furthermore, unto say unto them, The God of your fathers hath him, Put now thine hand into thy bosom. sent une unto you; and they hall say to And he put his hand, into his bofom; and, me, What is his name? what thall I say unto when he took it out, behold, his hand wat them!

leprous as snow. 14 And God faid unto Mofes, I AM THAT 2 And he said, Put thine hand into thy I AM: and he faid, Thus shalt thou say unto bolom again. And he put his hand into his the children of Ifrael, I AM hath sent me bofom again, and plucked it out of his bo unto you,

som; and, behold, it was turned again as his 15 And God said, moreover, unto Mofes, other feth. Thus thalt thou say unto the children of 11 8 And it shall come to pass, ! they will rael, I'he LORD God of your fathers, the God not bclieve thee, neither hearken to the of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God voice of the first fign, that they will believe of Jacob, hath feat me unto you : this is my the voice of the latter fign. name for ever, and this is my memorial unto 9 Aud it shall come to pass, if they will all generations.

not believe also these two ligns, neither 18 Go and gather the elders of Israel toge. hearken unto thy voice, that thou shalt

take ther, and say unto them, The LORD God of of the water of the river, and pour it upon your fathers, the God of Abraham, of Ilaac, the dry land: and the water which thou and of Jacob, appeared unto me, faging, I takeft out of the river, thall become blood have surely vilited you, and feen that which upon the dry land. is done to you in Egypt.

10 y And Moses said unto the LORD, O 17 And I'have said, I will bring yon up out my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither hereof the affiation of Egypt unto the land of tofore, nor fincc thou halt spoken unto thy the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the A. servant: but I am flow of speech, and of á morites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, low, congue.

rl And the LORD said unto him, Who hath 31 And the people bclieved: and west made mans mouth or who maketh the they heard that the LORD had vitited the dumb, or deaf, or the fucing, or the blind ? children of Israel, and that he had looked have not I the LORD ?

upon their affliction, then they bowed their 12 Now, therefore, go, and I will be with thy heads and worshipped. mouth, and teach thee what thou Malt lay.

CHAP. V. 13 And he said, O my Lord, fond, I pray i Pharaoh, chideth Mulesanl Aaror: 5 hein: thee, by the hand of him whom thou wilt creaftth the fraelite's : IS he checketh fend.

their complaints. 20 they cry out upor Mo14 And the anger of the Lord was kindled ses and Aaron. 24 Mofes complaineth ta againit Moses, and he said, is not Aaron the God. Levite ne A

Na afterward Mofes and Aaron went in, And also, behold, he cometh forth to and told Pharaoh, Tlua saith the LORD meet thee; and, when he feeth thee, he will God of lsracl, Let my people go, that they be glad in his heart.

may hold a feaft unto me in the wilderness. 15 And thou thalt speak unto him, and put 2 And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, words in his mouth : and I will be with thy that I should obey his voice to let Ifracl gol mouth, and with his mouth, and will teach I know not the LORD, neither will I let Itraci you what ye thall do.

go. 16 And he shall be thy spokesman unto the 3 And they said, The God of the Hepeople: and he thall be, eran he shall be to brews hath met with us : let us go, we pray ince initead of a mouth, and thou thalt be to thee, three days journey into the defert, him initead of God.

and sacritice unto the LORD Our God; left 17 And thou thalt take this rod in thine he fall upon us with peitilence, or with the hand, wherewith thou thalt do figns.

fword. 18 1 And Moses went, and returned to Je. 4 And the king of Egypt said unto them, thro his father-in-law, and said unto hin, Wherefore do ye, Moles and Aaron, let the Let me go, I pray thee, and return unto my people from their works! get you unto your brethren which are in Egypt, and see whe- burdens, ther they be yet alive. And Jethro Taid to s And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people of Moses, Go in peace.

the land now are many, and ye make them 19 And the LORD said unto Mofes in Mi- rett from their burdens. dian, Go, return into Egypt : for all the men 6 And Pharaoh commanded the same day are dead which fought thy life.

the talk-masters of the people, and their of 20 And Moses took his wife, and his sons, tičers, saying, and let them upon an ass, and he returned to 7 Ye bhall no more give the people itraw to the land of Egypt. And Moses took the rod make brick, as heretofore : let them go and of God in his hand.

gather Itraw for themselves. 21 And the LORD said unto Moses, When 8 And the tale of the bricks, which they thou goeft to return into Egypt, see that thou did make lieretofore, ye hall lay upon them; do all those wonders before Pharaoh which I ye shall not diminish ough thereof: for they have put in thine hand: but I will harden his be idle ; therefore they cry, saying, Let us go heart, that he shall not let the people go. and facrifice to our God.

22 And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, Thus 9 Let there more work be laid upon the faith the LORD, Israel is my son, even my men, that they may labour therein ; and let first-born.

them not regard vain words. 23. And I fay unto thee, Let my son go, 10 I And the talk-malters of the people that he may serve me: and I thou refuse to went out, and their officers, and they'rpake let him go, behold, I will say thy son, even to the people, saying, Thus laith Pharaoh, I thy firtt-born.

will not give you itraw. 24 1 And it came to pass by the way, in 11 Go ye, get you ttraw where ye can the inn, that the LORD met him, and fought And it: yet not ought of your work thall be to kill him.

diminithed. 25 Then Zipporab took a tharp itone, and 12 So the people were scattered abroad cut off the foreikin of her son, and catt it at throughout all the land of Egypt, to gather his fect, and said, Surely a bloody husband tubble instead of straw. art thou to me.

13 And the talk-matters hatted them, say 26 So he let him go : then the said, Aing, Fulfil your works, your daily talks, as bloody hutband thou art, because of the cir. when there was ftraw. cumcifion.

14 And the officers of the children of Israel, 27 1 And the LORD said to Aaron, Go into which Pharaohs tatk-matters had set over the wilderness to meet Moses. And he went, them, were beaten, and demandcd, Whereand met him in the mount of God, and fore have ye not fultlled your talk in mak. killed him. 28 And Mofes told Aaron all the words of tofore ?

ing brick, both yesterday and to-day, as herco the LORD who had fent him, and all the 15.1 Then the officers of the children of figns which he had commanded him. Ifrael came and cried unto Pharaol, faying,

29 And Moses and Aaron went, and ga. Wherefore dealelt thou thus with thy ser. thered together all the elders of the children vants : of Jfrael.

16 There is no straw given unto thy fer. 30 And Aaron spake all the words which vants, and they say to us, Make brick and, the Lord had fpokon unto Moses, and did behold, thy servants are beaten ; but the the Bgas in the fight of the people.

fault is in thinc own people.

17 But he said, Ye are idle, ye are idle ; 12 And Mofes (pake before the LORD, Gay. thoresore ye fay, let us go, and do facrifice ing, Behold, the Children of Israel lave not to the LORD.

hearkened unto me; how then thall Pharaoh 18 Go, therefore, now and work; for hear me, wlio am of uncircumcised lips? there that no traw be given you, yer shall 13 And tac LORD (pake unto Mofes, and yo deliver the tale of bricks.

untó Aaron, and gave them a charge unto 19 And the officers of the children of Israel the children of Israel, and unto Pharaoh king cid fce that they were in cvil case after it was of Egypt, to bring the children of Israel out said, Ye thall not minih sugiit from your of the land of Egypt. bricks of your daily task,

14 1 Thefe be the heads of their fathers 20 And they met Mofes and Aaron, who houses : The fons of Reuben, the firtt-born Itood in the way, as they came forth from of Israel; Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and Pharaoh;

Carmi: thefe be the families of Reuben. 21 And they said unto them, The LORD look IS And the Sons of Simeon ; Jernuel, and upon you, and julge; because ye have made Jamnin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, our savour to be abhorrel in the eyes of Pha- and Slaul, the son of a nitith woman: raoh, and in the eyes of his servants, to put there are the families of Sinicon. a sword in their hand to flay us.

16 9 And these are the names of the fons 22 And Mores returned into the LORD, of Levi, according to their generations ; and faid, Lord, wherefore haft thou fo evil- Gerthon, and Kohach, and Merari. And the entreated this people why is it that tho) years of the life of Levi were an hundred hatt fert me?

thirty and seven years. 23 For tince I came to Pharaoh to speak in u The fons of Gershon; Libni, and Shithy name, he hath done evil to this people : mpi, according to their families. neither haft thou delivered thy people at all. 18 And the sons of Kohath; Amram, and c H Á P. VI.

Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel. And the 1 God renerveth his promise by his name y - years of the life of Konath were an hundred

HOVAH. 14 The genealogy of Reuben, thirty and three years. 15 of Simeon, 10. of Levi, of whom came 19' And the sons of Merari; Mahli, and Mojes and Aaron.

Muihi: these are the families of Levi, accordT

Hen the LORD said unto Mofes, Now thalt ing to their gencrations.

thou see what I will do to Pharaoh : for 20 AndAiram took hinJochehed, his fathers with a trong tiand thall he let them go, and fitter, to wife, and the bare him Aaron and with a strong hand thall hc drive them out of Moses. And the years of the life of Amram his land.

were'an hundred and thirty and seven years. 2 And God fpake unto Mofes, and said un 21 | And the sons of Izhar ; Koiab, and to him, I am the LORD :

Nepheg, and Zichri. 3 And I appeared vato Abraham, cinto 22 And the sons of Uzziel; Michael, and Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of God F.lzaphan, and Zithri. Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH 23 And Aaron took him Elifheba, daughter was I not known to them.

of Amminadab, fifter of Naathon, to wise ; 4. And I have also vitablished my covenant and the bare him Nadab and Abihu, Elcazat with them, to give them the land of Canaan, and Ithamar. the land of their pilgrimage, wherein they 24 And the sons of Korah; Allir, and Elkawere ftrangers.

nah, and Abiasaph: these are the families of 5 And I have also hcard the groaning of the Korhites. the chudren of Israel, wliom the Egyptians 25 And Eleazar, Aarons son, took him one of keep in bondage, and I have remembered the daughters of Putiel to wife; and the bare my covenant.

him Phinehas: these aretheheads of the fathers 6 Wherefore say unto the children of is of the Levites, according to their families. rael, I am the Lord, and I will bring you 26 There are that Aaron and Moscs, to out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, whom the LORD said, Bring out the children and I will rid you out of their bondage ; and of Israel from the land of Egypt, according I will redeem you with a ftretched-out arm, to their armies. and with great judgments.

27 Thele are they which spake to Pharaoh 7 And I will take you to me for a people, king of Egypt, to bring out the children of and I will be to you a God: and ye ihall know Ifrael from Egypt: these are that Moses and that I am the LORD your God, which bring. Aaron. eth you out from under the burdens of the 28fAndit came to pass on the day when the Egyptians

LORD spake unto Mofes in the land of Egypt, & And I will bring you in tinto the land 29 'That the Lord (pake unto Moses, layconcerning the which I did swear to give it ing, I am the LORD : {peak thou unto Phato Abraham, to aac, and to Jacob; and raoh king of Egypt all that I say unto thee. I will give it you for an lieritage: I am the 30 And Moles said before the LORD, BeLORD.

hold, I am of uncircumcised lips, and how 99 And Mofes fpake so unto the children thall Pharaoh hearken unto me! of lfrael: but they hearkened not unto

CHAP. VII. Mofes for anguish of spirit, and for cruel i Mosesis encouraged to go to Pharaoh : 10 hie bondage.

rod is turned into

a serpent. 13 Pharaohs heart 10 And the LORD (pake unto Mofes, saying, is hardened. 19 The river is turned into blood.

11 Go in, speak unto Pharaoh king of Ė. Ni the LORD said unto Mofes, See, ! sypt, that he let the children of Uracl go out

have made thee a god to Pharaoh ;

and of his land.

Aaron thy brother thall be thy prophet.

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