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The Second Book of MOSES, called EXODUS.


1 The children of Israel, after Joseph's death, do multiply. 8 The more they are oppressed by a new king, the more they multiply. 15 The godliness of the midwives, in saving the men children alive. 22 Pharaoh commandeth the male children to be cast into the river. [BEFORE CHRIST 1706.]

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|with hard bondage, "in mortar, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their service, wherein they made them serve, was with rigour.

15 ¶ And the king of Egypt spake to the Hebrew midwives, of which the name of dren of Israel, which came into E-the one was Shiphrah, and the name of the gypt; every man and his houshold came other Puah : with Jacob.

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10 Come on, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land.

11 Therefore they did set over them

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 daugh ter, then she shall live.

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


21 And it came to pass, because the midwives feared God, that he made them houses.

22 And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, 'Every son that is born ye shall taskmasters to afflict them with their cast into the river, and every daughter ye *burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom' and Raamses.

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

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


14 And they made their lives bitter

CHAP. I. a Gen. 46. 8. ch. 6. 14. a Heb. thigh. b Gen. 46. 26, 27. ver. 20. Deut. 10. Gen. 50, 26 Acts 7. 15. d Gen. 46. 3. Deut. 26. 5. Ps. 105. 24. Acts 7. 17. e Acts 71 (P. 10% 24. Ps. 10. 2, & 83.3, 4. h Job 5. 13. Ps. 105. 25. Prov. 16. 25. & 21. Art 7. 19. i Gen. 15. 13. ch. 3. 7. Deut. 26. 6. k ch. 2. 11. & 5. 4, 5. Psal. 81. 6. 47. 11. Heb. And as they aflicted them, so they multiplied, &c. mch 2. 23.

shall save alive.



1 Moses is born, 3 and in an ark cast into the flags. 5 He
is found, and brought up by Pharaoh's daughter. 11 He
slayeth an Egyptian. 13 He reproveth an Hebrew.
He fleeth into Midian. 21 He marrieth Zipporah. 22
Gershom is born. 23 God respecteth the Israelites' cry.

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

AND there went

of Levi.

& 6. 9. Num. 20. 15. Acts 7. 19, 34. n Ps. 81. 6.
o Prov. 16. 6. p Dan. 3. 16, 18. & 6. 13
Acts 5. 29. q See Josh.. 4, &c. 2 Sam. 17. 19, 20. r Prov. 11. 18. Eccles. 8. 12. Isai. 3
s See 1 Sam. 2. 35. 2 Sam. 7. 11, 13, 27, 29. 1 Kings 2 24 & 11.38. P

10. Heb. 6. 10.
127. 1. t Acts 7. 19.
CHAP. II. a ch. 6. 20. Num. 26. 59. 1 Chron. 23. 14.

Moses is born.


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2 And the woman conceived, and bare a day, behold, two men of the Hebrews strove son: and when she saw him that he was together: and he said unto him that did a goodly child, she hid him three months. the wrong, Wherefore smitest thou thy 3 And when she could not longer hide fellow? 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 flags by the river's brink.

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5 ¶ And the a daughter of Pharaoh 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 daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name "Moses and she said, Because I drew him out of the water.


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


14 And he said, Who made thee a prince and a judge over us? intendest 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 "a well.


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

17 And the shepherds came and drove them away: but Moses stood up and helped them, and P watered their flock.

18 And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How is it that ye are come so soon to day?

19 And they said, An Egyptian delivered us out of the hand of the shepherds, and also drew water enough for us, and watered the flock.

20 And he said unto his daughters, 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 at Gershom: for he said, I have been "a stranger in a strange land.



23 ¶ And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God by reason of the bondage. 24 And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with 13 And when he went out the second Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.

12 And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand.



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18. & 18. 1, &c. r Gen. 31. 54. & 43. 25. s ch. 4. 25. & 18. 2. d That is, a stranger here. t 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. 7 Gen. 18. 20. ch. 3. 9. & 22. 23, 27. Det t. 24. 15. Jam. 5. 4. a ch. 6 3 b ch. 6. 5. Ps. 105, 8, 42. & 106 45. c Gen. 15. 14. & 46 4

Moses keepeth Jethro's flock.


God sendeth him to deliver Israel.


25 And God looked upon the children | children of Israel is come unto me and I of Israel, and God had respect unto them. have also seen the oppression wherewith the Egyptians oppress them.


1 Moses keepeth Jethro's flock. 2 God appeareth to him in a burning bush. 9 He sendeth him to deliver Israel. 14 The name of God. 15 His message to Israel. [BEFORE CHRIST 1491.]

NOW TOW Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian and he led the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, eren 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 great sight, why the bush is not burnt.

4 And when the LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called 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 hither: 'put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground. 6 Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look upon God.

7¶ And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know

their sorrows;

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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 ¶ And Moses said unto God, "Who am I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt?

8 And I am come down to " deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out of that land unto a good land and a large, unto a land flowing with milk and honey; unto the place of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites.


9 Now therefore, behold,' the cry of the



12 And he said, 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, I AM hath sent me unto you.

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, and this is my memorial unto all generations.

16 Go, and gather the elders of 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 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 Canaanites, and the Hittites and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, unto a land flowing with milk and honey.

Micah 6. 4.

4.31. 1 Sam. 1. 11. 2 Sam. 16. 12. Luke 1. 25. e Heb. knew. och. 3. 7. 25. & 8. 7, 8, 9. p ver. 17. ch. 13. 5. & 33. 3. Num. 13. 27. Deut. 26. 9, 15. Jer. 11. 5. & CHAP. III. ch. 2. 16. b ch. 18. 5. 1 Kings 19. 8. c Deut. 33. 16. Isai. 63. 9. Acts 7. 32. 22. Ezek. 20. 6. q Gen. 15. 18. r ch. 2. 23. s ch. 1. 11, 13, 14, 22. 24 Pc 111. 2. Acts 7. 31. o Deut. 33, 16, fch. 19. 12, Josh. 5. 15. Acts 7. 33. t Ps. 105. 26 u See ch. 6. 12. 1 Sam. 18. 18. Isai. 6. 5, 8. Jer. 1. 6. x Gen. 31. 3. Deut. 31 243 ver. là ch 4. 5. Matt. 22. 32. Mar. 12. 26. Luke 20. 37. Acts 7. 32. h So 1 Kings 23. Josh. 1.5. Rom. 8. 31. y ch. 6. 3. John 8. 58. 2 Cor. 1. 20. Hcb. 13. 8. Rev. 1. 31. 6. 1, 5. Neh. 9. 9. Ps. 106. 44. Acts 7.34. i ch. 2. 23, 24. k ch. 1. 11. 1 Gen. 135. 13. Hos. 12. 5. a ch. 4. 29. b Gen. 50. 24. ch. 2. 25. & 4. 31 Luke 1, 68. c Gen. 15 14, 16. ver. 8

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Moses's rod is turned into a serpent.

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18 And they shall hearken to thy voice: and thou 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 'met with us: and now let us go, we beseech thee, three days' journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the LORD our God.

19 ¶ And I am sure that the king of Egypt will not let you go, "no, not by a & mighty hand.


Aaron is appointed to assist Moses 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 furthermore 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 as 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 20 And I will stretch out my hand, and bosom, and, behold, it was turned again smite Egypt with all my wonders which as his other flesh. I will do in the midst thereof: and after k that he will let you go.

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1 Moses's rod is turned into a serpent. 6 His hand is le

prous. 10 He is loth to be sent. 14 Aaron is appointed to assist him. 18 Moses departeth from Jethro. 21 God's message to Pharaoh. 24 Zipporah circumciseth her son. 27 Aaron is sent to meet Moses. 31 The people believeth

them. [BEFORE christ 1491.]

AND Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they will say, The LORD hath not appeared unto thee.


2 And the LORD said unto him, What is that in thine hand? And he said, a A rod. 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 believe that believe that



dch. 4. 31. e ch.5.1, 3. f Num. 23.3, 4, 15, 16, g ch. 5. 2. & 7. 4. a Or, but by strong Aand. 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. m Gen. 15. 14. ch. 11. 2. & 12. 35, 36. n Job 27 17. Prov. 13. 22. Ezak 39. 10. b Or Egypt.

8 And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe thee, neither hearken to the voice of the first sign, that they will believe the voice of the latter sign.

9 And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe also these two signs, neither hearken unto thy voice, that thou shalt take of the water of the river, and pour it upon the dry land: and 'the water which thou takest out of the river" shall become blood upon the dry land.



10 ¶ And Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue.


11 And the LORD said unto him, 1 Who

hath made man's mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the LORD?

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14 And the anger of the LORD was kin dled against Moses, and he said, Is not Aaron the Levite thy brother? I know that he can speak well. And also, behold. 1he cometh forth to meet thee: and when he seeth thee, he will be glad in his heart

CHAP. IV. a ver. 17, 20. b ch. 19. 9. c ch. 3. 15. d Num. 12. 10. 2 Kings 5. 27. e Deut. 32. 39. Numb. 12. 13, 14. 2 Kings 5. 14. Matt. 8. 3. f ch. 7. 19. a Heb, shall be and shall be. b Heb. a man of words. e Heb. since yesterday, nor since the third day. g ch. 6. 12. Jer. 1. 6. h Ps. 94. 9. i Isai. 50. 4. Jer. 1.". Matt. 10. 19. Mark 13. 11. Luke 12 11 12 & 21. 14. 15. k See Jonah 1. 3. d Or, shouldest 1 ver. 27. 1 Sam. 10. 2, 3, 5

God's message to Pharaoh.



15 And thou shalt speak unto him, and put words in his mouth and I will be with thy mouth, and with his mouth, and "will teach you what ye shall do.

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 him instead of God.

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

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

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22 And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, Thus saith the LORD, Ísrael is my son, eren my firstborn:

23 And I say unto thee, Let my son go, that he may serve me and if thou refuse to let him go, behold, I will slay thy son, eren thy firstborn. 24¶ And it came to pass by the way in the inn, that the LORD met him, and sought to kill him. 25 Then Zipporah took



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Pharaoh chideth Moses and Aaron. 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 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 signs which he had commanded him. 29 ¶ And Moses and Aaron 1 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 visited the children of Israel, and that he had looked upon their affliction, then "they bowed their heads and worshipped.



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


3 And they said, The God of the Hebrews hath met with us: let us go, we pray thee, three days' journey into the desert, and sacrifice 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 and cut off the foreskin of her son, and Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, let the it at his feet, and said, Surely a people from their works? get you unto bloody husband art thou to me. e your burdens.


26 So he let him go: then she said, A

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ch. 7. 1, 2 Num. 22 38. & 23.5, 12, 16. Deut. 18. 18. Isai. 51. 16. Jer. 1. 9. o Deut. peh. 7. 1. & 18 19. qver. 2 e Heb. Jether. r ch. 2, 15, 23. Matt. 2. 20. 2. Num. 92 8, 9 t ch. 3. 20. u ch. 7. 3, 13, & 9, 12, 35. & 10. 1. & 14. 8. Deut. 2. 30. 11. 20. Isai. 63. 17. John 12. 40. Rom. 9. 18. x Hos. 11. 1. Rom. 9. 4. 2 Cor. 6. 18. Jer. 31. Jam. 1. 18 z ch 11. 5. & 12, 29. a Num. 22. 22. b Gen. 17. 14 c Josh 5

5 And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people

2, 3. fOr, knife. g Heb. made it touch. d ver. 14. e ch. 3. 1. fver. 15, 16. g ver. 8, 9. h ch. 3. 16. i ver. 16. k ch. 3. 18. ver. 8, 9. 1 ch. 3. 16. m ch. 2. 25. & 3. 7. n Gon 24. 26. ch. 12. 27. 1 Chron. 29 20.

CHAP. V. a ch 10. 9. b 2 Kings 18. 35. Job 21. 15. c ch. 3. 19. d ch. 3. 18. e ch 1. 11


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