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wfcen thou hast brought forth the People out of Egypt, ye flull serve God upon this Mountain.

13 And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come onto 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 r 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 GeneDtions.

16 Go and gather the Elders of Israel together, and

1 K/w. i. 4 John to the Seven Churches which are in Asia: Grace be onto you, and Peace, from Him which is, and which Was, and which is to Come j and from the Seven Sunns which are before his Throne.

5 And from Jksus Christ, who is the faithful Witness, and theFinsTBf.gotten of the Dead, and the Pr Inc* of the Kings of the Earth ; unto him that Loved us, and Washed Us from our Sins in his own Blood.

6 And hath mile us Kings and Priests unto God and his Fathei i to whom be Glory and Dominion foi ever and ever.

7 Behold, he Cometh with Clouds; and every Eye shall see him, and they also which Pierced tiim.

> I 4M Alpha And Omega, the Beginning and the Ending, faith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to Come, the Almighty.

fthn viii. 5 J Jesus said unto them, Verily verily I fay unto you, Before Abraham was, 1 Am.

siy 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, aud the Jehusites, unto a Land flowing with Milk and Hony.

18 And they shall hearken to thy Voice: and thou shalt come, thou and the Elders of Israel, unto the King of Egypt, and you 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.

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20 And I will stretch out my Hand, and smite Egypt with all my Wonders which I will do in the Midst thereof: and after that, he will let you go.

21 And I will give this People Favour in the Sight of the Egyptians: and it shall come to pass, that when ye go, ye shall not go empty:

22 But every Woman shall borrow of her Neighbour, and of her that sojourneth in her House, Jewels of Silver, and Jewels of Gold, and Raiment: and ye shall put them upon our Sons, and upon your Daughters; and ye shall ipo i tl.e Egyptians.

CHAP. IV.

i Moses's Rod is turned into a Serpent :t 6 His Hand is leprous:

1 o He is loath to be sent: 14 Aaron is appointed to ajsjt bint. 21 God''s Message to Pharaoh.

Ver. 1 AND Moses answered and said, But behold, they JLA. 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 thy Hand? And he said, 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 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 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 thy Hand into thy Bosom again: and he put his Hand into his Bosom again, and plucked it out of his Bosom, and behold, it was turned again as his other Flesh.

8 And it shall come 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 flow Tongue.

11 ■ And the Lord said unto him, Who hath made Man's Mouth? or who maketh the Dumb, or Deaf, or the Seeing, Oi the Blind? have not I, the Lord?

12 Now therefore go, and I will be with thy Mouth, and teach thee what'thou shalt lay.

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

1+ And the Anger of the Lord was kindled against Moses, and he said, Is not Aaron the Levite thy Brother? I know that he can speak well. And also, behold , he cometh forth to meet thee: and when he seeth thee, he will be glad in his Heart.

15 And thou shalt speak unto him, and put Words into his Mouth : and I will be with thy Mouth, and with his

Is*. 1. 4 The Lord God hath given me the Tongue of the Learned, that 1 should know how to speak a Word in Season to him that is weary: he wakeneth Morning by Morning: he wakeneth mine Ear to hear as the Learned.

Matih x. 19 When they deliver yon up, lake no Thought how, 01 what ye (hall Speak, for it (hall be Given you in that fame Hour, what ye (hall

SPEAK.

20 For it is not ye that Steak, but the Spirit of yout Father, which Spkaklth in you.

L»ht xii. 11 When they biing you unto the Synagogues, and unto Magistrates, and Foweis, take ye no Thought how, or what Thing ye (hall Answer, or what ye (hall fay:

12 For the Holy Ghost (hall teach you in the fame Hour, what ye ought

to SAY.

i Cor. i. •« Ye fee yout Calling, Brethren, how that not many Wise Men after the Flesh, not many MighTy, not many Noble ate called.

27 But God hath chosen the FoolIsh Things of the Woild, to confound the Wise } and God haih chosen the Wiak Things of the World, to confound the Things which are Mighty.

28 And base Things of the World, and Things which are despised, hath God cheicn, yea, and Things which Are Not, hath God chosen, to bring to nought Things That Are.

29 That no Flesh should Glory in his Presence. •

Mouth, and will teach ye 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 thou (halt be to him instead of God.

17 And thou shalt take this Rod in thine Hand, wheiewith thou shalt do Signs.

18 And Moses went and returned to Jethro his Fatherin-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.

'10 « And the Lord said' »■*° Arise, and t«ke the

■kx c n*'j- Young Child, and his Mother, and

unto Moses in Mldian, Go, g0 ,n.o the Land of Israel, for they RETURN into Egypt : for all Axe Dead which Sought the young

the Men are Dead which child'« besought 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, fee that thou do all those Wonders before Pharaoh, which I have put in thine Hand: but I will hearden his Heart, that he shall not let the People go.

2z And thou shalt fay unto Pharaoh, Thus faith the Lord, Israel is my Son, even my First-born.

23 And I fay 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, even thy First-born.

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 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 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 Afeliction, then they Bowed tjicir Heads and Worshipped.

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CHAP. V.

i Pharaoh chidetb Moses and Aaron: J He increaseth the Israelites Task. 22 Moses cimplaineth to God.

Ver. i AND afterwards Moses and Aaron went in, and l\ told Pharaoh, Thus faith the Lord God of Israel, Let my People go, that they may hold a Feast unto me in the Wilderness.

2 And Pharaoh said, Who is the Lord, that I should cfxj 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 Delart, 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, Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, let the People from their Works? get you unto your Burdens.

5 And Pharaoh said, Behold, the People of the Land now are many, and you make them rest from their Burdens.

6 And Pharaoh commanded the same. Day the Task-masters of the People, and their Officers, faying,

7 Ye shall no more give the People Straw to make Brick, as heretofore: let them go and gather Straw for themselves.

8 And the Tale of the Bricks which they did make heretofore, you shall lay upon them; you shall not diminish ought 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 Task-masters of the People went out, and their Officers, and they spake to the People, saying, Thus faith Pharaoh, I will not give you Straw.

11 Go ye, get you Straw where you can find it: yet, not ought of your Work shall be Diminished.

12 So the People were scattered abroad throughout all the Land of Egypt, to gather Stubble instead of Straw.

13 And the Task-masters hasted them, saying, Fulfil your Works, your daily Tasks, as when there was Straw.

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