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The plague of hail. EXODUS, Pharaoh still hardened ened not unto them; as the LORD | herb of the field and break every had spoken unto Moses.

tree of the field. 13 i And the LORD said unto Mo 26 Only in the land of Goshen, and stand before Pharaoh, and say was there no hail

. Rise up early in the morning, where the children of Israel were, unto him, Thus saith the LORD 27.1 And Pharaoh sent and callGod of the Hebrews, Let my peo-ed for Moses and Aaron, and said ple go, that they may serve me. unto them, I have sinned this time:

14 For I will at this time send the LORD is righteous, and I and all my plagues upon thy heart, and my people are wicked. upon thy servants, and upon thy 28 Entreat the LORD (for it is people: that thou mayest know enough) that there be no more that there is none like me in all the mighty thunderings and hail; and earth.

I will let you go, and ye shall stay 15 For now I will stretch out no longer. my hand, that I may smite thee 29 And Moses said unto him, and thy people with pestilence; As soon as I am gone out of the and thou shalt be cut off from the city, I will spread abroad my hands carth.

unto the LORD;, and the thunder 16 And in very deed for this shall cease, neither shall there be cause have I raised thee up, for to any more hail; that thou mayest shew in thee my power; and that know how that the earth is the my name may be declared through- LORD'S. out all the earth.

30 But as for thee and thy ser17 As yet exaltest thou thyself vants, I know that ye will not yet against my people, that thou wilt fear the LORD God. not let them go ?

31 And the flax and the barley 18 Behold,

to-morrow about this was smitten : for the barley was in time I will cause it to rain a very the ear, and the flax was bolled. grievous hail, such as hath not 32 But the wheat and the rye been in Egypt since the foundation were not smitten: for they were thereof even until now.

not grown up. 19 Send therefore now, and ga 33 And Moses went out of the ther thy cattle, and all that thou city from Pharaoh, and spread hast in the field : for upon every abroad his hands unto the LORD: man and beast which shall be and the thunders and hail ceased, found in the field, and shall not be and the rain was not poured upon brought home, the hail shall come the earth. down upon them, and they shall 34 And when Pharaoh saw that die.

the rain and the hail and the thun20 He that feared the word

of the ders were ceased, he sinned yet LORD among the servants of Pha- more, and hardened his heart, he raoh made his servants and his cat- and his servants. tle flee into the houses :

35 And the heart of Pharaoh was 21 And he that regarded not the hardened, neither would he let the word of the LORD left his servants children of Israel go; as the LORD and his cattle in the field.

had spoken by Moses. 22 1 And the LORD said unto

CHAP. X. Moses, Stretch forth thy hand to The Plague of Locusts ward heaven, that there may be hail in all the land of Egypt, upon

ND the LORD said unto MoAN

ses, Go in unto Pharaoh: for I man, and upon beast, and upon have hardened his heart, and the every herb of the field, throughout heart of his servants; that I might the land of Egypt.

shew these my signs before him: 23 And Moses stretched forth his 2 And that thou mayest tell in rod toward heaven, and the LORD the ears of thy son, and of thy son's ran along upon the ground: and in Egypt, and my signs which i sent thunder and hail, and the fire son, what things I have wrought the LORD rained hail upon the land have done among them; that of Egypt.

ye may know how that I am the 24 so there was hail, and fire LORD. mingled with the hail, very griev 3 And Moses and Aaron came pus, such as there was none like it in unto Pharaoh, and said unto in all the land of Egypt since it be- him, Thus saith the LORD God of came a nation.

the Hebrews, How long wilt thou 25 And the hail smote through- refuse to humble thyself before out all the land of Egypt all that me? Let my people go, that they was in the field, both man and may serve me. beast, and the hail smote every 4 Else, if thou refuse to let my

The plague

of locusta people go, behold, to-morrow will every herb of the land, and all the I bring the locusts into thy coast : fruit of the trees which the hail had

5 And they shall cover the face left: and there remained not any of the earth, that one cannot be green thing in the trees, or in the able to see the earth and they herbs of the field, through all the shall eat the residue of that which land of Egypt. is escaped, which remaineth unto 16 1 Then Pharaoh called for you from the hail, and shall eat Moses and Aaron in haste; and he every tree which groweth for you said, I have sinned against the out of the field :

LORD your God, and against 6 And they shall fill thy houses, you. and the houses of all thy servants, 17 Now therefore forgive, I pray and the houses of all the Egyp- thee, my sin only this once, and entians; which neither thy fathers, nor treat the LORD your God that he thy fathers' fathers have seen, since may take away from me this death the day that they were upon the only. earth unto this day. And he turn 18 And he went out from Phaed himself, and went out from Pha- raoh, and entreated the LORD. raoh.

19 And the LORD turned a 7 And Pharaoh's servants said mighty strong west wind wbich unto him, How long shall this man took away, the locusts, and cast be a snare unto us? Let the men them into the Red sea there rego, that they may serve the LORD mained not one locust in all the their God: Kpowest thou not yet coasts of Egypt. that Egypt is destroyed ?

20 But the LORD hardened Pha8 And Moses and Aaron were raoh's heart, so that he would not brought again unto Pharaoh: and let the children of Israel go. he said unto them, Go, serve the 21 | And the LORD said unto LORD your God: but who are they Moses, Stretch out thy hand tothat shall go?

ward heaven, that there may be 9 And Moses said, We will go darkness over the land of Egypt, with our young and with our old, even darkness which may be with our sons and with our daugh-felt. ters, with our flocks and with our 22 And Moges stretched forth his herds will we go: for we must hold hand toward heaven: and there a feast unto the LORD.

was a thick darkness in all the

land 10 And he said unto them, Let of Egypt three days : the LORD be so with you, as I will 23 They saw not one another, let you go, and your little ones: neither rose any from his place for look to it'; for evil is before three days: but all the children you.

of Israel had light in their dwell11 Not so: go now ye that are ings. men, and serve the LORD; for 24 1 And Pharaoh called unto that'ye did desire. And they were Moses, and said, Go ye, serve driven out from Pharaoh's pre- the LORD: only let your flocks and bence.

herds be stayed. let your

little 12 | And the LORD said unto ones also go with you. Moses, Stretch out thy hand over 25 And Moses said, Thou must the land of Egypt for the locusts, give us also sacrifices, and burntthat they may come up upon the offerings, that we may sacrifice land of Egypt, and eat every herb unto the LORD our God. of the land, even all that the hail 26 Our cattle also shall go with hath left.

us; there shall not a hoof be left 13 And Moses stretched forth behind; for thereof must we take his rod over the land of Egypt, to serve the LORD our God; and and the LORD brought an east we know not with what we must wind upon the land all that day, serve the LORD, until we come and all that night: and when it was thither. morning, the east wind brought the 27 | But the LORD hardened locusts.

Pharaoh's heart, and he would not 14 And the locusts went up over let them go. all the land of Egypt, and rested in 28 And Pharaoh said unto him, all the coasts of Egypt: very griev-| Get thee from me, take heed to ous were they ; before them there thyself, see my face no more for were no such locusts as they, in that day, thou seest my face, neither after them shall be such. thou shalt die.

15 For they covered the face of 29 And Moses said, Thou hast the whole earth, so that the land spoken well, I will see thy face was darkened ; and they did eatl again no more.


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of the passwer CHAP. XI.

gation of Israel, saying, In the tenth Death of the First-born. day of this month they shall take

ses, Yet will I bring one ing to the house of their fathers, a plague more upon Pharaoh, and lamb for a house: upon Egypt; afterwards he will 4 And if the household be too let you go hence: when he shall let little for the lamb, let him and his you go, he shall surely thrust you neighbour next unto his house out hence altogether.

take it according to the number 2 Speak now in the ears of the of the souls : every man according people, and let every man borrow to his eating shall make your count of his neighbour, and every wo- for the lamb. man of her neighbour, jewels of 5 Your lamb shall be without silver, and jewels of gold.

blemish, a male of the first year: 3 And the LORD gave the people ye shall take it out from the sheep favour in the sight of the Egyp- or from the goats: tians. Moreover, the man Moses 6 And ye shall keep it up until was very great in the land of the fourteenth day of the same Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's month: and the whole assembly of servants, and in the sight of the the congregation of Israel shall kill people.

it in the evening. 4 And Moses said, Thus saith 7 And they shall take of the the LORD, About midnight will blood, and strike it on the two go out into the midst of Egypt: side-posts, and on the upper door

5 And all the first-born in the post, of the houses, wherein they land of Egypt shall die, from the shall eat it. first-born of Pharaoh that sitteth 8 And they shall eat the flesh in upon his throne, even

unto the first- that night, roast with fire, and unborn of the maid-servant that is leavened bread; and with bitter behind the mill; and all the first herbs they shall eat it. born of beasts.

9 Eat not of it raw, nor sodden 6 And there shall be a great cry at all with water, but roast with throughout all the land of Egypt, fire; his head with his legs, and such as there was none like it, nor with the purtenance thereof. shall be like it any more.

10 And ye shall let nothing of it 7 But against any of the

children remain until the morning, and of Israel shall not a dog move his that which remaiņeth of it until tongue, against man or beast; that the morning ye shall burn with ye may know how that the LORD fire. doth put a difference between the ii | And thus shall ye eat it; Egyptians and Israel.

with your loins girded, your shoes 8 And all these thy servants shall on your feet, and your staff in your come down unto me, and bow hand: and ye shall eat it in haste; down themselves unto me, saying, it is the LORD's passover. Get thee out, and all the people 12 For I will pass through the that follow thee; and after that I land of Egypt this night, and will will go out. And he went out smite all the first-born in the land from Pharaoh in a great anger. of Egypt, both man and beast:

9 And the LORD said unto Mo- and against all the gods of Egypt ses, Pharaoh shall not hearken I will execute judgment: I am the unto you; that my wonders may LORD. be multiplied in the land of 13 And the blood shall be to you Egypt.

for a token upon the houses where 10 And Moses and Aaron did all ye are: and when I see the blood, these wonders before Pharaoh; I will pass over you, and the and the LORD hardened Pharaoh's plague shall not be upon you to heart, so that he would not let the destroy you, when I smite the land children of Israel go out of his of Egypt. land.

14 And this day shall be unto CHAP. XII.

you for a memorial; and ye shall Passover instituted. keep it a feast to the LORD through

ses and Aaron in the land of keep it a feast by an ordinance for Egypt, saying,

ever. This month shall be unto you 15 Seven days shall ye eat unthe beginning of months: it shall leavened bread; even the first day, be the first month of the year to ye shall put away leaven out of vou,

your houses : for whosoever eateth 3 | Speak ye unto all the congre-l leavened bread, from the first day

as a memorial.

CHAP. XII. Death of the first-born. until the seventh day, that soul he smote the Egyptians, and deli shall be cut off from Israel.

vered our houses. And the peo16 And in the first day there shall ple bowed the head and worshipbe a holy, convocation, and in ped. the seventh day there shall be a 28 And the children of Israel holy convocation to you: no man- went away, and did as the LORD ner of work shall be done in them, had commanded Moses and Aaron, save that which every man must so did they. eat, that only may be done of 29 | And it came to pass, that at you.

midnight the LORD smote all the 17 And ye shall observe the feast first-born in the land of Egypt, of unleavened bread; for in this from the first-born of Pharaoh that self-same day have I brought your sat on his throne, unto the firstarmies out of the land of Egypt: born of the captive that was in the therefore shall ye observe this day dungeon; and all the first-born of in your generations by an ordinance cattle. for ever.

30 And Pharaoh rose up in the 18 | In the first month, on the night, he, and all his servants, and fourteenth day of the month at all the Egyptians; and there was a even, ye shall eat unleavened bread, great cry in Egypt: for there was until the one and twentieth day of not a house where there was not the month at even.

one dead. 19 Seven days shall there be no 31 1 And he called for Moses 'eaven found in your houses: for and Aaron by night, and said, Rise whosoever eateth that which is up, and get you forth from among leavened, even that soul shall be my people, both yo and the chil cut off from the congregation of dren of Israel: and go, serve the Israel, whether he be a stranger, LORD, as ye have said. or born in the land.

32 Also take your flocks and 20 Ye shall eat nothing leaven- your herds, as ye have said, and be ed: in all your habitations shall ye gone: and bless me also. eat unleavened bread.

33 And the Egyptians were 21 1 Then Moses called for all the urgent upon the people, that they elders of Israel, and said unto them, might send them out of the land in Draw out, and take you a lamb, haste; for they said, We be all according to your families, and kill dead men. the passover.

34 And the people took their 2 And ye shall take a bunch dough before it was leavened, of hyssop, and dip it in the blood their kneading

troughs being bound that is in the bason, and strike the up in their clothes upon their lintel and the two side-posts with shoulders. the blood that is in the bason: and 35 And the children of Israel did none of you shall go out at the according to the word of Moses: door of his house until the morn- and they borrowed of the Egyp. ing.

tians jewels of silver, and jewels of 23 For the LORD will pass gold, and raiment. through to smite the Egyptians ; 36 And the LORD gave the peoand when he seeth the blood upon ple favour in the sight of the Egypthe lintel, and on the two side- tians, so that they lent unto them posts, the Lord will pass over the such things as they required : and door, and will not suffer the de- they spoiled the Egyptians. stroyer to come in unto your houses 37 | And the children of Israel to smite you.

journeyed from Rameses to Suc24 And ye shall observe this coth, about six hundred thousand thing for an ordinance to thee and on foot that wert men, besides to thy sons for ever.

children. 25 And it shall come to pass,

38 And a mixed multitude went when ye be come to the land which up also with them; and flocks, and the LORD will gi you, according herds, even very much cattle. as he hath promised, that ye shall 39 And they baked unleavened keep this service.

cakes of the dough which they 26 And it shall come to pass, brought forth out of Egypt, for it when your children shall say unto was not leavened: because they you, What mean ye by this ser- were thrust out of Egypt, and vice ?

could not tarry, neither had they 27 That ye shall say, It is the sa- prepared for themselves any viccrifice of the LORD'S passover, tual. who passed over the houses of the 40 * Now the sojourning of the children of Israel in Egypt, when I children of Israel who dwelt in


The Passover commanded EXODUS,

as a memorial. Egypt, was four hundred and thirty of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, years.

and the Amorites, and the Hivites, 41 And it came to pass, at the and the Jebusites, which he sware end of the four hundred and thirty unto thy fathers to give thee, a land years, even the self-same day it flowing with milk and honey; that came to pass, that all the hosts thou shalt keep this service in this of the LORD went out from the month. land of Egypt:

6 Seven days shalt thou cat un42 It is a night to be much ob- leavened bread, and in the seventh served unto the LORD, for bringing day shall be a feast to the LORD. them out from the land of Egypt:

7 Unleavened bread shall be this is that night of the LORD to be eaten seven days, and there shall observed of all the children of Is- no leavened bread be seen with rael in their generations.

thee, neither shall there be leaven 43 | And the LORD said unto seen with thee in all thy quarters. Moses and Aaron, This is the ordi 8 T And thou shalt shew thy soul nance of the passover: there shall in that day, saying, This is done no stranger eat thereof:

because of that which the LORD 44 But every man's servant that did unto me when I came forth out is bought for money, when thou of Egypt. hast circumcised him, then shall he 9 And it shall be for a sign unto eat thereof.

thee upon thy hand, and for a me45 A foreigner, and a hired ser-morial between thine eyes; that vant shall not eat thereof.

the LORD's law may be in thy 46 In one house shall it be eaten; mouth: for with a strong hand thou shalt not carry forth aụght of hath the LORD brought thee out of the flesh abroad out of the house: Egypt. neither shall ye break a bone 10 Thou shalt therefore keep this thereof.

ordinance in his season from year 47 All the congregation of Israel to year. shall keep it.

11 1 And it shall be when the 48 And when a stranger shall so- LORD shall bring thee into the land journ with thee, and will keep the of the Canaanites, as he sware unpassover to the LORD, let all his to thee and to thy fathers, and shall males be circumcised, and then let give it thee, him come near and keep it; and he 12 That thou shalt set apart unto shall be as one that is born in the the LORD all that openeth the maland: for po uncircumcised person trix; and every firstling that coshall eat thereof.

meth of a beast which thou hast, 49 One law shall be to him that the males shall be the LORD's. is home-born, and unto the stran 13 And every firstling, of an ass ger that sojourneth among you.

thou shalt redeem with a lamb; 50 Thus did all the children of and if thou wilt not redeem it, then Israel; as the LORD commanded thou shalt break his neck: and all Moses and Aaron, so did they.

the first-born of man among thy 51 And it came to pass the self- children shalt thou redeem. same day, that the LORD did bring 14 And it shall be when thy the children of Israel out of the son asketh thee in time to come, land of Egypt by their armies. saying, What is this ? that thou CHAP. XIII.

shalt say unto him, By strength of Memorial of the Passover. hand the LORD brought us out AS

ND the LORD spake unto Mo- from Egypt, from the house of ses, saying,

bondage: 2 Sanctify unto me all the first 15 And it came to pass, when born, whatsoever.openeth the Pharaoh would hardly let us go, womb among the children of Israel, that the Lord slew all the first-born both of man and of beast: it is in the

land of Egypt, both the firstmine.

born of man, and the first-born of 3 11 And Moses said unto the peo- beasts: therefore I sacrifice to the ple, Remember this day, in which LORD all that openeth the matrix, ye came out from Egypt, out of being males; but all the first-born the house of bondage;' for by of my children I redeem. strength of hand the LORD brought 16 And it shall be for a token upyou out from this place : there shall on thy

hand, and for frontlets beno leavened bread be eaten. tween thine eyes: for by strength of

4 This day came ye out, in the hand the LORD brought us forth month Abib.

out of Egypt. 5 1 And it shall be when the 17 1 And it came to pass, when LORD shall bring thee into the land Pharaoh had let the people go,

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