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SECOND BOOK OF MOSES,
a Gen. 46. 8.
ochilathese are rates, manich Cathe
18. & 6. 13.
2. ver. 20. Deut. 10. 22
c Gen. 50. 26. Acts 7. 15.
d Gen. 46, 3,
Ps. 105. 24.
e Acts 7. 18.
B. C. 1706.
wherein they made them serve, was B. C. 1635.
the name of the one was Shiphrah, TOW a these are the names of the and the name of the other Puah; ch. 6. 14
16 And he said, When ye do the ofinto Egypt; every man and his house-fice of a midwife to the Hebrew wohold came with Jacob.
men, and see them upon the stools, if 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, it be a son, then ye shall kill him; but 3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, if it be a daughter, then she shall live. 4 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. 17 But the midwives • feared God, about 1635. 5 And all the souls that came out and did not Pas the king of Egypt o Prov. 16. 6,
p Dan. 3. 16, | Heb. thigh. of the + loins of Jacob were seventy commanded them, but saved the men b Gen. 46. 26, souls: for Joseph was in Egypt al- children alive.
Acle 5. 23. ready.
18 And the king of Egypt called for 1635.
6 And · Joseph died, and all his the midwives, and said unto them,
7 [And the children of Israel were have saved the men children alive?
fruitful, and increased abundantly, 19 And the midwives said unto See Josh. 2. Deut. 26. 5. and multiplied, and waxed exceeding Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew wo
2 Sam. 17. 19, mighty; and the land was filled with men are not as the Egyptian women; them.
for they are lively, and are delivered
9 And he said unto his people, Be- the midwives : and the people multi-
Heb. 6. 10.
midwives feared God, 'that he made 10 Come on, let us hdeal wisely them houses.
7.11, 13,27,28 with them; lest they multiply, and 22 And Pharaoh charged all his peo
it come to pass, that, when there fall- ple, saying, "Every son that is born & 21. 30.
eth out any war, they join also unto ye shall cast into the river, and every about 1573.
CHAPTER II. taskmasters i to afflict them with their Moses is born, 3 and placed in an ark among the Deut. 26. 6.
flags of the river. 5 He is found, and brought up k burdens. And they built for Pha- by Pharaoh's daughter. Li Be slayeth an Egypraoh treasure-cities, Pithom 'and Ra- tian, 13 He reproreth a Hebrew. 15 He fleeth into
Midian, 21 He marrieth Zipporah. 22 Gershom
is born. 23 God respecteth the Israelites' cry. + Heb. And as 12+ But the more they afflicted them, ND there went aa man of the they aflicted the more they multiplied and grew. them, so they multiplied, And they were grieved because of the a daughter of Levi. dr. children of Israel.
2 And the woman conceived, and 1571. 13 And the Egyptians made the bare a son : and when she saw him Acts 7. 20. children of Israel to serve with rig- that he was a goodly child, she hid
him three months. m ch, 2, 3, 4 14 And they m made their lives bit- 3 And when she could not longer Num. 20. 15.
ter with hard bondage, "in mortar, hide him, she took for him an ark of Acts 7. 19, 34. and in brick, and in all manner of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime
service in the field: all their service, and with pitch, and put the child
Ecc, 8. 12,
Ps. 105. 21
s See I Sam.
& Ps. 10. 2. &
83. 3, 4. h Job 5. 13. Ps. 105. 25, Prov. 16. 25.
1 Kings 2. 24. & 11. 38. Ps. 127. 1.
The infancy of Moses.
God appeareth to him.
4 Num. 10. 29. called also Jethro, or,
4 Acta 7.21.
ch. 3. 1. & 4.
r Gen. 31. 54.
& 43. 25. 8 ch. 4. 25. & 18.2.
u Acts 7. 29.
x ch. 7.7.
Acts 7. 30.
ch. 3. 9. & 22.
a ch. 6. 5. b ch. 6. 5.
& 106. 45. c Gen. 15. 14. & 46. 4.
• Acta 7. 21.
B. C. 1571. therein; and she laid it in the flags 18 And when they came to 9 Reuel B. C. 1531. by the river's brink.
their father, he said, How is it that
have left the man ? call him, that he 6 And when she had opened it, she may 'eat bread. saw the child: and, behold, the babe 21 And Moses was content to dwell wept. And she had compassion on with the man: and he gave Moses ch. 18. 3. him, and said, This is one of the He- • Zipporah his daughter.
Heb. 11. 13, brews' children.
22 And she bare him a son, and he 7 Then said his sister to Pharaoh's called his name 'Gershom: for he | That is. A
8 And Pharaoh's daughter said to cess of time, that the king of Egypt
ed by reason of the bondage, and they
Ps. 105. 8, 42. child, and nursed it.
with Abraham, with Isaac, and with
in a burning bush; 9 and sendeth him to deliver 14937.B, 24. days, 'when Moses was grown, that Israel, 14 The name of God. 15 His message to
he went out unto his brethren, and IC L 11.
COW Moses kept the flock of 1491. spied an Egyptian smiting a Hebrew, Jethro his father in law, a the a ch. 2. 16. one of his brethren.
priest of Midian: and he led the flock 1.531. 12 And he looked this way and that to the back side of the desert, and way, and when he saw that there was came to the mountain of God, even
1 Kings 19.8. no man, he slew the Egyptian, and to Horeb. hid him in the sand.
2 And the Angel of the LORD ap- Deut. 33. 16. 13 And when he went out the sec- peared unto him in a flame of fire out ond day, behold, two men of the He- of the midst of a bush : and he looked, brews strove together: and he said and, behold, the bush burned with
to him that did the wrong, Where- fire, and the bush was not consumed. i les 7. Ti, fore smitest thou thy fellow?
3 And Moses said, I will now turn 14 And he said, "Who made thee aside, and see this great sight, why Ps. 111,2 Hea, a zen, ta prince and a judge over us? in- the bush is not burnt.
tendest thou to kill me, as thou kill- 4 And when the Lord saw that he
15 Now when Pharaoh heard this said, Moses, Moses : and he said,
Josh, 5, 15.
for the place whereon thou standest to gariar. 16 Now the priest of Midian had is holy ground. seven daughters: "and they came and 6 Moreover he said, 5 I am the God
Luke 20. 37. . 24. IL
drew water, and filled the troughs to of thy father, the God of Abraham, h So 1 Kings water their father's flock,
the God of Isaac, and the God of 1
Is. 6. 1, 5. 17 And the shepherds came and Jacob. And Moses hid his face ; for
í ch. 2. 23, 24, drove them away: but Moses stood "he was afraid to look upon
God. P Gen. a. 10, up and helped them, and Pwatered 77 And the Lord said, I have surely their flock.
seen the affliction of my people which
d ch. 4, 31.
Heh. 11. 21,
Moses sent to Pharaoh.
God giveth him signs.
k ch. 1. 1.
i Num. 23, 3,
& 18. 21. & 50. 24.
12, 51. o Deut. 1. 25.
P ver. 17.
Jer. 11. 5. &
5. & 9. 15. i ch. 7. 3. & 11. 9. Deut. 6. 22 Neh. 9. 10.
135. 9. Jer. 32. 20. Acts 7, 36. See ch. 7. to ch. 13. k ch. 12. 31. I ch. 11. 3. & 12. 36. Ps. 106. 46.
Mic. 6. 4.
u See ch. 6. 12.
1 Sam. 18. 18. 18. 6. 5, 8.
m Gen. 15. 14. ch. 11. 2. &
Job 27. 17.
Josh. 1. 5.
B. C. 1491.
are in Egypt, and have heard their and the elders of Israel, unto the B. C. 1491.
him, The LORD God of the Hebrews 8 And mI am come down to "de- hath met with us : and now let us m Gen. 11.5, 7. liver them out of the hand of the go, we beseech thee, three days' jour
4, 15, 16. Egyptians, and to bring them up out ney into the wilderness, that we may 2 ch. 6. 6, 8. & of that land unto a good land and sacrifice to the Lord our God.
8 ch.5. 2. & 7. a large, unto a land P flowing with 19 | And I am sure that the king & 8. 7, 8, 9. milk and honey ; unto the place of of Egypt & will not let you go, no, 10r, but by 9 the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and not by a mighty hand.
strong hand, the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and 20 And I will stretch out my hand, 5 ch. 6. 6. & 7.
the Hivites, and the Jebusites. and smite Egypt with all my wonDeut. 26.9 15.
9 Now therefore, behold, 'the cry ders which I will do in the midst
of the children of Israel is come unto thereof: and Kafter that he will let 9 Gen. 15. 18. me: and I have also seen the op- you go.
Ps. 105. 27.& r ch. 2. 23. pression wherewith the Egyptians 21 And 'I will give this people favour sch. 1. 11, 13,
in the sight of the Egyptians : and it 14, 22.
10 Come now therefore, and I will shall come to pass, that, when ye go, t Ps. 105. 26.
send thee unto Pharaoh, that thou ye shall not go empty :
Prov. 16. 7. 11 s And Moses said unto God, "Who journeth in her house, jewels of silver,
am I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and jewels of gold, and raiment: and Jer. 1. 6. and that I should bring forth the chil- ye shall put them upon your sons, and
12. 35, 36. dren of Israel out of Egypt?
upon your daughters; and "ye shall Gen. 31.3. 12 And he said, - Certainly I will spoil the Egyptians.
| Or, Egypt. Deut. 31. 23. be with thee; and this shall be a to
Prov, 13. 22
Ez. 39. 10.
cometh leprous. 10 He is loath to be sent. 14 Aaron
from Jethro. 21 God's message to Pharaoh, 24
Zipporah circumciscth her son. 27 Aaron is sent
. Abut. Mostes danswered and said,
2 And the LORD said unto him,
a ver. 17, 20. 1
15 And God said moreover unto became a serpent; and Moses fled
Jacob, hath sent me unto you: this and caught it, and it became a rod in
is ? my name for ever, and this is my his hand :
memorial unto all generations. 5 That they may bbelieve that the ch. 19. 9. a ch. 4. 29. 16 Go, and a gather the elders of Lord God of their fathers, the God
c ch. 8. 15. Israel together, and say unto them, of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and The Lord God of your fathers, the the God of Jacob, hath appeared unto
God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of thee. och. 2. 3. & 4. Jacob, appeared unto me, saying, "I 6 [ And the LORD said furthermore
have surely visited you, and seen that unto him, Put now thine hand into
which is done to you in Egypt: thy bosom. And he put his hand e Gen. 15. 14, 17 And I have said, I will bring into his bosom: and when he took it you up out of the affliction of Egypt out, behold, his hand was leprous das
2 Kings 5.27. unto the land of the Canaanites, and snow. the Hittites, and the Amorites, and 7 And he said, Put thine hand into the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and thy bosom again. And he put his the Jebusites, unto a land flowing hand into his bosom again ; and with milk and honey.
plucked it out of his bosom, and, be18 And they shall hearken to thy hold, it was turned again as his other • ch. 5. 1, 3. voice: and thou shalt come, thou flesh.
ch. 6. 3. John 8. 58. 2 Cor. 1. 20. Heb. 13. 8. Rev. 1. 4.
dch. 4. 3Ị.
e Num. 12. 13,
God's message to Pharaoh.
tch. 3. 20.
Rom. 9. 1.
2 ch. 11. 5. & 12. 29.
for since the third day, Ich 12
b Gen. 17. 14. c Josh. 5. 2, 3.
B.C. 1491. 8 And it shall come to pass, if they | When thou goest to return into Egypt, B. C. 1491.
will not believe thee, neither hearken see that thou do all those twonders
heart, that he shall not let the people
and 'the water which thou takest out son go, that he may serve me: and + Hled, shall be of the river t shall become blood upon if thou refuse to let him go, behold, and still be the dry land.
I will slay thy son, even thy first10 1 And Moses said unto the LORD, born. + Reb, a man O my Lord, I am not teloquent, nei- 24 | And it came to pass by the way
Heb, vizce ther theretofore, nor since thou hast in the inn, that the Lord á met him, 2 Num. 22. 22. yesterday, , spoken unto thy servant; but I am and sought to kill him.
slow of speech, and of a slow tongue. 25 Then Zipporah took a sharp
11 And the LORD said unto him, I stone, and cut off the foreskin of ! Or, knife. PAL
Who hath made man's mouth or her son, and + cast it at his feet, and Heb. made
26 So he let him go: then she said,
27 | And the LORD said to Aaron,
pray thee, by the hand of him whom ses. And he went, and met him in 101 , vaid thou I wilt send.
e the mount of God, and kissed him. 14 And the anger of the Lord was 28 And Moses i told Aaron all the i ver. 15, 16. kindled against Moses, and he said, words of the Lord who had sent him, Is not Aaron the Levite thy brother and all the 5 signs which he had com- 5 ver. 8, 9. I know that he can speak well. And manded him. also, behold, 'he cometh forth to meet 29 | And Moses and Aaron "wenth ch 3. 16. thee: and when he seeth thee, he will and gathered together all the elders be glad in his heart.
of the children of Israel : 15 And thou shalt speak unto him, 30 i And Aaron spake all the words i ver. 10. ano and put words in his mouth : and which the Lord had spoken unto
I will be with thy mouth, and with Moses, and did the signs in the sight
his mouth, and will teach you what of the people. Deel 5, 31. ye shall do.
31 And the people k believed : and k ch. 3. 18. 16 And he shall be thy spokesman when they heard that the Lord had unto the people : and he shall be, visited the children of Israel, and 1 ch. 3. 16.
m ch. 2. 25. & even he shall be to thee instead of that he mhad looked upon their affot7.1.& 18. a mouth, and P thou shalt be to him fliction, then they bowed their heads instead of God.
and worshipped. 17 And thou shalt take this rod in 1 thine hand, wherewith thou shalt do
CHAPTER V. signs.
Pharaoh chideth Moses and Aaron for their message; 18 [ And Moses went and returned
deth their complaints. 20 They cry out upon Moses * Bt. Jether to + Jethro his father in law, and said
and Aaron. 22 Moses complaineth to God.
ech. 3. 1.
ad 1. 1, 2
ver. 8, 9.
3. 7. n Gen. 24. 26. ch. 12. 27. 1 Chr. 29. 20.
5 and increaseth the Israelites' task. 15 He deri
return unto my which went in, and told Pharaoh, Thus are in Egypt, and see whether they saith the Lord God of. Israel, Let my be yet alive. And Jethro said to people go, that they may hold “a feast a ch. 10. 9. Moses, Go in peace.
unto me in the wilderness. 19 And the LORD said unto Moses 2 And Pharaoh said, Who is the b 2 Kings 18.
in Midian, Go, return into Egypt: for Lord, that I should obey his voice 22 all the men are dead which sought to let Israel go? I know not "the thy life.
LORD, neither will I let Israel go. 20 And Moses took his wife and his 3 And they said, « The God of the d ch. 3. 18. sons, and set them upon an ass, and Hebrews hath met with us : let us he returned to the land of Egypt: go, we pray thee, three days' journey and Moses took the rod of God in into the desert, and sacrifice unto the his hand,
Lord our God; lest he fall upon us 21 And the LORD said unto Moses, with pestilence, or with the sword.
Israel's task increased.
God reneweth his promise.
B. C. 1491.
e ch. 1. 11.
1 ch. 1. 7, 9.
& ch. 1. 11.
Gen. 34. 30.
4 And the king of Egypt said unto | evil case, after it was said, Ye shall B. C. 1491.
who stood in the way, as they came
cause ye have made our savour t to Heb.to stink,
7 Ye shall no more give the people 22 And Moses returned unto the
why is it that thou hast sent me?
10 He sendeth Moses to Pharaoh. 14 The genealo-
gy of Reuben, 15 of Simeon, 16 of Levi, of whom
MHEN the LORD said unto Moses,
ing thou hust not delivered
| Heb. Let the work behoary upon the men.
came Moscs and Aaron.
vain wordid the taskmasters of the THEON thalt thousaiele wurhat Mobil
c Gen. 17. 1. &
35. 11. & 48.3. d ch. 3. 14. Ps. 68. 4. & 83. 18. John 8. 58 Rev. 1. 4.
& 17. 4. 7. i Gen, 17. 8. & 28. 4.
people went out, and their officers, do to Pharaoh : for a with a strong a ch. 3. 19.
12. 31, 33, 39.
3 And I appeared unto Abraham, 12 So the people were scattered unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the abroad throughout all the land of name of God Almighty ; but by my Egypt to gather stubble instead of name JEHOVAH was I not known straw.
to them. 13 And the taskmasters hasted them, 4 And I have also established my Heb, a mal saying, Fulfil your works, † your daily covenant with them, 'to give them ter of a day in his day.
tasks, as when there was straw. the land of Canaan, the land of Gen. 15. 18.
14 And the officers of the children their pilgrimage, wherein they were
burdens of the Egyptians, and I k ch. 15. 13. 16 There is no straw given unto thy will rid you out of their bondage, servants, and they say to us, Make and I will kredeem you with a brick: and, behold, thy servants are stretched out arm, and with great beaten ; but the fault is in thine own judgments : people.
7 And I will 'take you to me for 17 But he said, Ye are idle, ye are a people, and I will be to you idle: therefore ye say, Let us go and a God: and ye shall know that I do sacrifice to the LORD.
the LORD your God, which nch. 5. 4, 5. 18 Go therefore now, and work ; bringeth you out from under the for there shall no straw be given burdens of the Egyptians. you, yet shall ye deliver the tale of 8 And I will bring you in unto bricks.
| Heb. lift up the land, concerning the which I 19 And the officers of the children did of swear to give it to Abraham, of Israel did see that they were in to Isaac, and to Jacob; and I will
h ver. 2, 8, 29.
Deut. 7. 8. 1 Chr. 17. 21. Neh. l. 10. 1 Deut. 4. 20. & 7. 6. & 14. 2. & 26. 18. 2 Sam. 7. 24. m Gen. 17.7.8. ch. 29. 45, 46, Deut. 29. 13. Rev. 21. 7.
Ps. 81.6. o Gen, 15. 18. & 26, 3. & 28. 13. & 35. 12
See Gen. 14.
Deut. 32, 40,