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qch. 45. 5.

r Deut. 32.

35. Job 34.

19. Heb. 10.

20 But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant 29. Rom. 12. it unto good, to bring to pass, as it 30. 2 Kings is this day, to save much people 5. 7. alive.

s Ps. 56. 5.

Acts 3. 13,


x Job 42. 16.

y Num. 32. 39.

z ch. 30. 3. + Heb.borne.

a ch. 15. 14.

& 46. 4. &

48. 21. Ex. 3. 16, 17.

b ch. 15. 14.

death, do multiply greatly children of the third generation: 23 And Joseph saw Ephraim's y the children also of Machir, the son of Manasseh, z were brought up upon Joseph's knees.

24 And Joseph said unto his bre thren, I die; and a God will surely land, unto the land 5 which he sware visit you, and bring you out of this to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

25 And Joseph took an oath of tch. 45, 5, 7. Heb. 11. 22. the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you, and ye shall carry up my bones from hence.

21 Now therefore fear ye not: u IIs. 10. 7. will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spake kindly unto them.

14, 15.

& 26.3.&35. u ch. 47. 12. 12. & 46. 4. 1635.

22 T And Joseph dwelt in Egypt, Matt. 5. 44. he, and his father's house: and Joseph lived an hundred and ten years.

1635. + Heb. to their hearts. ch. 34. 3.

c Ex. 13. 19. Josh. 24. 32. Acts 7. 16. Id ver.2.

26 So Joseph died, being an hundred and ten years old: and they d embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.

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3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin,

4 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.

5 And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were b seventy souls: for Joseph was in Egypt already.

6 And Joseph died, and all his brethren, and all that generation. 7 Td And the children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and waxed exceeding mighty; and the land was filled with them.

8 Now there e arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph.

9 And he said unto his people,

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Before Iwith their k burdens. And they CHRIST built for Pharaoh treasure-cities, Pithom, 1 and Raamses.


k ch. 2. 11.

& 5. 4, 5.

Ps. 81. 6.

1 Gen. 47. 11.

t Heb. And as they afAlicted them, so they multiplied, &c. m ch. 2. 23. & 6.9. Num.

12 But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew. And they were grieved be cause of the children of Israel.

13 And the Egyptians made the children of Israel to serve with rigour.

14 And they m made their lives. bitter with hard bondage, n in mor20. 15. Acts tar, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their service wherein they made them serve was with rigour.

17. 19, 34.

n Ps. 81. 6.

cir. 1635.

o Prov. 16.6. p Dan. 3. 16, 19. & 6. 13. Acts 5. 29.

q See Josh. 12. 4, &c. 2 Sam. 17. 19, 20.

r Prov.11.18. Eccles. 8.12. Is. 3. 10.

Deut. 26. 6. Heb. 6. 10.

15 T And the king of Egypt spake to the Hebrew midwives (of which the name of the one was Shiphrah, and the name of the other Puah ;)

16 And he said, When ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them upon the stools; if it be a son, then ye shall kill him; but if it be a daughter, then she shall live.

17 But the midwives o feared God, and did not Pas the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men-children alive.

18 And the king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said unto them, Why have ye done this thing, and have saved the men-children alive?

19 And q the midwives said unto Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew wo men are not as the Egyptian women; for they are lively, and are delivered ere the midwives come in unto them.

20 r Therefore God dealt well with the midwives; and the people multiplied, and waxed very mighty.


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AND there went a a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi.

2 And the woman conceived and bare a son and b when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid

him three months.

3 And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the Aags by the river's brink.


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Acts 7. 29. Heb. 11. 27.

m Gen. 24. il. & 29. 2. n ch. 3. 1.

as Gen. 41.

He fleeth into Midian. tendest thou to kill me, as thou killedst the Egyptian? And Moses feared, and said, Surely this thing is known.

15 Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: and he sat down by mu well.

16 Now the priest of Midian Or, prince, had seven daughters: and they came and drew water, and filled the troughs to water their father's flock.


o Gen. 24.

11. & 29. 10.

1 Sam. 9.11.

17 And the shepherds came and drove them away: but Moses stood Chr. 23.14. P Gen.29. 10. up and helped them, and p watered their flock.

1571. b Acts 7. 20. Heb. 11. 23.

4c And his sister stood afar off, to wit what would be done to him. 5 And the d daughter of Pha-d raoh came down to wash herself at the river; and her maidens walked along by the river's side: and when she saw the ark among the flags, she sent her maid to fetch it.

6 And when she had opened it, she saw the child: and behold, the babe wept. And she had compassion on him, and said, 'This is one of the Hebrews' children.

7 Then said his sister to Pharaoh's daughter, Shall I go, and call to thee a nurse of the Hebrew women, that she may nurse the child for thee?

8 And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Go. And the maid went and. called the child's mother.

9 And Pharaoh's daughter said unto her, Take this child away and nurse it for me and I will give thee thy wages. And the woman took the child and nursed it.

10 And the child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaoh's daugh

e ch. 15. 20. Num. 26. 59. Acts 7. 21.

ter, and he became e her son. And e Acts 7. 21. she called his name || Moses: and

That is,

she said, Because I drew him out of drawn out. the water

11 ¶ A.d it came to pass in those days, f when Moses was grown, that he went out unto his brethren, and looked on their g burdens: and he spied an Egyptian smiting an Hebrew, one of his brethren.

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& 43. 25.

s ch. 4. 25.

& 18. 2. That is, a stranger here. ch. 18. 3.

u Acts 7. 29.

Heb. 11. 13,

14. x ch. 7. 7. Acts 7. 30. y Num. 20.

16. Deut. 26.

7. Ps. 12. 5. z Gen. 18.20.

ch. 3. 9.

20 And he said unto his daugh ters, And where is he? why is it that ye have left the man? call him, that he may eat bread.

21 And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses, Zipporah his daughter.

22 And she bare him a son, and he called his name | Gershon; for he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land.

23 And it came to pass, x in process of time, that the king of & 22. 23, 27. Egypt died: and the children of Israel y sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried; and their cry came up unto God, by reason of the bondage.

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a ch. 2. 16.

b ch. 18. 5.
fActs 7. 23,1 Kings 19.8.
24, Heb. 11.
24, 25, 26.
ch. 1. 11.


hActs 7. 24.

c Deut. 33.

16. Is. 63.9.

Acts. 30.

12 And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he h slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand. d Ps. 111. 2. 13 And i when he went out the i Acts 7. 26. || Acts 7. 31. second day, behold, two men of the k Acts 7. 27, Hebrews strove together: and he 28. said to him that did the wrong, Wherefore smitest thou thy fellow ? 14 And he said, k Who made thee ta prince and a judge over us? in

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25 And God looked upon the children of Israel, and God te had respect unto them.


1 Moses keepeth Jethro's flock. 2 God ap peareth to him in a burning bush. 9 He sendeth him to deliver Israel. 14 The name of God. 15 His message to Israel.

NOW Moses kept the flock of

Jethro his father-in-law, a the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the back side of the desert, and came to b the mountain of God, even to Horeb.

2 And the Angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush; and he looked, and behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed.

3 And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this d great sight, why the bush is not burned.

4 And when the LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called e unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses! And he said, Here am I.

5 And he said, Draw not nigh

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9 Now therefore, behold, the cry of the children of Israel is come unto me and I have also seen the oppression wherewith the Egyptians oppress them.

ch. 4. 5. Matt. 22. 32.




jd ch. 4. 31. e ch. 5. 1, 3.

If Num. 23.

Mark 12. 26. 3, 4, 15, 16. Luke 20. 37. Acts 7. 32. h So 1 Kings 19. 13. Is. 6.

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1, 5. Neh. 9.

9. Ps. 106. 44. Acts 7. 34.

i ch. 2. 23, 24.

ch. 1. 11. Gen. 18. 21. ch. 2. 25. m Gen. 11. 5, 7. & 18. 21. & 50. 24. n ch. 6. 6, 8. & 12. 51.


Deut. 1.25. & 8. 7, 8, 9. P ver. 17. ch. 13. 5.

& 33. 3. Num. 13. 27. Deut. 26. 9, 15 Jer. 11. 5. & 32. 22. Gen. 15. 18. ch. 2. 23. ch. 1. 11, 13, 14, 22. Ps. 105. 26.

10 Come now therefore, and I will send thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayest bring forth my people, the children of Israel, out of Egypt. 11 T And Moses said unto God, u Who am I, that I should go untos Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt?

12 And he said, x Certainly I will be with thee; and this shall be a token unto thee, that I have sent thee: When thou hast brought forth the people out of Egypt, ye shall serve God upon this mountain.

13 And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come unto the children of Israel, and shall say unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you; and they shall say to me, What is his name? what shall I say unto them?

14 And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: And he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, y I AM hath sent me unto you.


Ezek. 20. 6.

Mic. 6. 4. u See ch. 6.

12. 1 Sam. 18. 18. Is. 6. 5, 8. Jer. 1.


Deut. 31. 23.

x Gen. 31. 3.

Josh. 1. 5.
Rom. 8, 31.

y ch. 6. 3.

Johu 8. 58. 2 Cor. 1. 20. Heb. 13.8. Rev. 1. 4.

15 And God said moreover unto Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, The LORD God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you: this is my name for ever, z Ps. 135. 13. and this is my memorial unto all Hos. 12. 5. generations.

16 Go, and a gather the elders of a ch. 4. 29. Israel together, and say unto them, The LORD God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, appeared unto me, saying,

I have surely visited you, and b Gen. 50.24. seen that which is done to you in Egypt:

17 And I have said, I will bring you up out of the affliction of Egypt, unto the land of the Caaranites, and the Hittites, and the

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g ch. 5. 2. & 7.4. Or, but by strong hand.

h ch. 6. 6.

& 7. 5.

& 9. 15.

i ch. 7. 3. & 11. 9. Deut. 6. 22. Neh. 9. 10.

Ps. 105. 27.

& 135. 9. Jer. 32. 20. Acts 7. 36.

See ch. 7. to ch. 13. k ch. 12. 31.

1 ch. 11. 3. & 12. 36. Ps. 106. 46.

Prov. 16. 7.

sendeth him to deliver Israel. Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, unto a land flowing with milk and honey.

18 And d they shall hearken to thy voice; and ethou shalt come, thou and the elders of Israel, unto the king of Egypt, and ye shall say unto him, The LORD God of the Hebrews hath fmet with us; and now let us go (we beseech thee) three days' journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifce to the LORD our God.

19 1 And I am sure that the king of Egypt & will not let you go, || nɔ, not by a mighty hand."

20 And I will hstretch out my hand, and smite Egypt with i all my wonders which I will do in the midst thereof: and k after that he will let you go.

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3 And he said, Cast it on the ground. And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it.

4 And the LORD said unto Moses, Put forth thine hand, and take it by the tail. And he put forth his hand, and caught it, and it became a rod in his hand:

5 That they may bbelieve that c the LORD God of their fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath appeared unto thee.

6 And the LORD said ft thermore unto him, Put now thine hand into thy bosom. And he put his hand into his bosom: and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous das snow.

7 And he said, Put thine hand into thy bosom again. And he put his hand into his bosom again, and plucked it out of his bosom, and be hold, e it was turned again as his other flesh.

8 And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe thee, neither

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God's message to Pharaoh Before 12I will slay thy son, even thy firstCHRIST born.


z ch. 11. 5.

& 12. 29. a Num. 22. 22.

b Gen. 17. 14.

c Josh. 5. 2,


Or, knife.
Heb. made

it touch.

d ver. 14.

nor since the e ch. 3. 1.
third day.
ch. 6. 12.
Jer. 1. 6.
h Ps. 94. 9.

11 And the LORD said unto him, h Who hath made man's mouth? org who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the LORD?

12 Now therefore go, and I will be i with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say.

13 And he said, O my Lord, send, I pray thee, by the hand of him whom thou || wilt send.

Is. 50. 4.

Jer. 1. 9.

Mark 13. 11.

f ver. 15, 16.

g ver. 8, 9.

h ch. 3. 16.

Matt. 10. 19. ver. 16.
Luke 12. 11,

12. & 21. 14,


1. 3. | Or,

14 And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Moses, and hek See Jonah said, Is not Aaron the Levite thy brother? I know that he can speak shouldest. well. And also, behold, he com- ver. 27. eth forth to meet thee: and when 1 Sam. 10. he seeth thee, he will be glad in his 2, 3, 5. heart.

k ch. 3. 18. ver. 8, 9.

1 ch. 3. 16.

m ch. 2. 25. & 3. 7.

n Gen. 24.26.

ch. 12. 27. 1 Chr. 29.

15 And m thou shalt speak unto m ch. 7. 1, 2.20. him, and put words in his mouth:n Num. 22. and I will be with thy mouth, and with his mouth, and o will teach you what ye shall do.

38. & 23. 5, 12, 16.

Deut. 18. 18. Is. 51. 16.

Jer. 1. 9. o Deut. 5.31.

16 And he shall be thy spokesman unto the people: and he shall be, even he shall be to thee instead of a mouth, and P thou shalt be to himp ch. 7. 1. & instead of God. 18. 19. a ver. 2.

17 And thou shalt take 4 this rod in thine hand,wherewith thou shalt do signs.


18 And Moses went, and returned to † Jethro his father-in-law, Heb. and said unto him, Let me go, pray thee, and return unto my brethren which are in Egypt, and see whether they be vet alive. And Jethro said to Moses, Go in peace..

19 And the LORD said unto Moses in Midian, Go, return into Egypt: for all the men are dead r ch. 2. 15, which sought thy life.

20 And Moses took his wife, and his sons, and set them upon an ass, and he returned to the land of Egypt. And Moses took the rod of God in his hand.

21 And the LORD said unto Moses, When thou goest to return into Egypt, see that thou do all those t wonders before Pharaoh which I have put in thine hand: but uI will harden his heart, that he shall not let the people go.

22 And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, Thus saith the LORD, x Israel is my son, y even my first-born.

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a ch. 10. 9.

b2 Kings 18. 35. Job 21. 15.

c ch. 3. 19.

d ch. 3. 18.

e ch. 1. 11.

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26 So he let him go: then she said, A bloody husband thou art, because of the circumcision.

27 ¶ And the LORD said to Aaron, Go into the wilderness & to meet Moses. And he went, and met him in e the mount of God, and kissed him.

28 And Moses f told Aaron all the words of the LORD who had sent him, and all the g signs which he had commanded him.

29 TAnd Moses and Aaron h went, and gathered together all the elders of the children of Israel.

30 And Aaron spake all the words which the LORD had spoken unto Moses, and did the signs in the sight of the people.

31 And the people believed: and when they heard that the LORD had 1 visited the children of Israel and that he m had looked upon their affliction, then they bowed their heads and worshipped.


1 Pharaoh chideth Moses and Aaron for their message. 5 He increaseth the Israelites task. 15 He checketh their complaints. 19 They cry out upon Moses and Aaron. 22 Moses com. plaineth to God.

AND afterward Moses and Aa

ron went in, and told Pharaoh, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Let my people go, that they may hold a a feast unto me in the wilder


2 And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should obey his voice to let Isracl go? I know not the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.

3 And they said, d The God of the Hebrews hath met with us: let us go, we pray thee, three days' journey into the desert, and sacri fice unto the LORD our God; lest he fall upon us with pestilence, or with the sword.

4 And the king of Egypt said unto them, Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, let the people from their works? get you unto your e burdens.

5 And Pharaoh said, Behold, the f ch. 1. 7, 9. people of the land now are f many, and ye make them rest from their burdens.

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The Israelites' task increased.

not diminish aught thereof: for they be idle; therefore they cry. saying, Let us go and sacrifice to our God.

9 Let there more work be laid upon the men, that they may labour therein and let them not regard vain words.

10 And the taskmasters of the people went out, and their officers, and they spake to the people, saying, Thus saith Pharaoh, I will not give you straw.

11 Go ye, get you straw where ye can find it: yet not aught of your work shall be diminished.

12 So the people were scattered abroad throughout all the land of Egypt, to gather stubble instead of


13 And the taskmasters hasted them, saying, Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, as when there

was straw.

14 And the officers of the children of Israel, which Pharaoh's taskmasters had set over them, were beaten, and demanded, Wherefore have ye not fulfilled your task in making brick, both yesterday and to-day, as heretofore?

15 Then the officers of the children of Israel came and cried unto Pharaoh, saying, Wherefore dealest thou thus with thy servants?

16 There is no straw given unto thy servants, and they say to us, Make brick and behold, thy servants are beaten; but the fault is in thine own people.

17 But he said, Ye are idle, ye are idle therefore ye say, Let us go, and do sacrifice to the LORD.

18 Go therefore now, and work: for there shall no straw be given you, yet shall ye deliver the tale of bricks.

19 And the officers of the children of Israel did see that they were in evil case, after it was said, Ye shall not minish aught from your bricks of your daily task.

20 And they met Moses and Aaron, who stood in the way, as they came forth from Pharaoh:


Before CHRIST 1491.

+ Heb. Let the work be the men. heavy upon

+ Heb. a matter of a day in his day.

21h And they said unto them, h ch. 6. 9. The LORD look upon you, and judge; because ye have made our savour † to be abhorred in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of his servants, to put a sword in their hand to slay us.

22 And Moses returned unto the LORD, and said, Lord, wherefore hast thou so evil-entreated this people? why is it that thou hast sent me?

23 For since I came to Pharaoh to speak in thy name, he hath done evil to this people: neither hast thou delivered thy people at all.


1 God reneweth his promise by his name JEHOVAH. 14 The genealogy of Reuben, 15 of Simeon, 16 of Levi, of whom came Moses and Aaron.

THEN the LORD said unto Moses, Now shalt thou see what Il

+ Heb. to stink. Gen. 34. 30.

1 Sam. 13. 4. & 27. 12. 2 Sam. 10. 6.



a ch. 3. 19. b ch. 11. 1.

& 12. 31, 33, 39.


God reneweth his promise.

I will do to Pharaoh: for a with a strong hand shall he let them go, and with a strong hand b shall he drive them out of his land.

2 And God spake unto Moses, and said unto him, I am the LORD:

3 And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob by the Gen. 17. 1. name of God Almighty, but by my name d JEHOVAH was I not known to them.

& 35. 11.

& 48. 3.

d ch. 3. 14. Ps. 68. 4. & 83. 18. John 8. 58. Rev. 1. 4. e Gen. 15.18. & 17. 4, 7. f Gen. 17. 8. & 28. 4. g ch. 2. 24.

h ver. 2.8,29. ch. 3. 17. & 7.4. Deut. 26. 8. Ps. 81.

6. & 136. 11,


k ch. 15. 13. Deut. 7. 8. 1 Chr. 17. 21. Neh. 1. 10.

Deut. 4. 20. & 7. 6. & 14. 12. & 26. 18. 2 Sam. 7. 24. m Gen. 17. 7, 8. ch. 29.

45, 46. Deut. 29. 13. Rev.

21. 7.

nch. 5. 4, 5.

Ps. 81. 6. + Heb. lift up my hand. See Gen. 14. 22. Deut. 32.


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4 e And I have also established my covenant with them, f to give them the land of Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage, wherein they were strangers.

5 And g I have also heard the groaning of the children of Israel, whom the Egyptians keep in bondage: and I have remembered my


6 Wherefore say unto the children of Israel, I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyp tians, and I will rid you out of their bondage, and I will k redeem you with a stretched-out arm, and with great judgments:

7 And I will take you to me for a people, and m I will be to you a God: and ye shall know that I am the LORD your God, which bringeth you out n from under the bur dens of the Egyptians.

8 And I will bring you in unto the land, concerning the which I did to swear to give it to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; and I will give it you for an heritage: I am the LORD.

9 T And Moses spake so unto the children of Israel: P but they hearkened not unto Moses, for tanguish of spirit, and for cruel bondage.

10 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

11 Go in, speak unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, that he let the children of Israel go out of his land.

12 And Moses spake before the LORD, saying, Behold, the children of Israel have a not hearkened unto me; how then shall Pharaoh hear me, r who am of uncircumcised lips?

13 And the LORD spake unto Moses, and unto Aaron, and gave them a charge unto the children of Israel, and unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt.

14 These be the heads of their

1 Chr. 19. 6. Gen. 46. 9. fathers' houses: The sons of Reu ben the first-born of Israel; Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi: these be the families of Reuben. 15 t And the sons of Simeon; 24. Gen. 46. muel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish woman: these are the families of Simeon.

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