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Aaron's rod becomes a serpent.


The river is turned into blood. 22 And the sons of Uzziel ; Mishael, and Elza- that I am the LORD: behold, I will smite with the phan, and Zithri.

rod that is in my hand upon the waters which 23 And Aaron took him Ellsheba daughter of are in the river, and they shall be turned

to blood. Amminadab, sister of Naashon to wife; and she 18 And the fish that is in the river shall die, and bare him Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar. the river shall stink: and the Egyptians shall 24 And the sons of Korah ; Assir, and Elkanah, loathe to drink of the water of the river. and Abiasaph: these are the families of the 19 11 And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say unto Korhites.

Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch out thy hand 25 And Eleazar, Aaron's son, took him one of upon the waters of Egypt, upon their streams, the daughters of Putiel to wife; and she bare hiin upon their rivers, and upon their ponds, and upon Phinehas : these are the heads of the fathers of all their pools of water, that they may become the Levites, according to their families. blood : and that there may be blood throughout 26 These are that Aäron and Moses, to whom all the land of Egypt, both in vcsscls of wood, the LORD said, Bring out the children of Israel and in vessels of stone. from the land of Egypt according to their armies. 20 And Moses and Aaron did so, as the LORD

27 These are they which spake to Pharaoh king commanded; and lie lifted up the rod and sniote of Egypt, to bring out the children of (srael froin the waters that were in the river, in the sight of Egypt: these are that Moscs and Aaron. Pharaoh, and in tlie sight of his servants; and all 28 And it came to pass on the day when the the waters that were in the river were turned into lord spake unto Moses in the land of Egypt, blood.

29 That the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, I 21 And the fish that was in the river died, and am the LORD: speak thou unto Pharaoh king of the river stank, and the Egyptians could not Egypt all that I say unto thee.

drink of the water of the river; and there was 30 And Moses said before the LORD, Behold, I blood throughout all the land of Egypt. am of uncircumcised lips, and how shall Pharaoh 22 And the magicians of Egypt did so with their hearken unto me?

enchantments: and Pharaoh's heart was hardenCHAP. VII.

ed, neither did lie hearken unto them; as the Noses sent unto Pharaoh.

LORD had said. A

ND the Lord said unto Moses, See, I have 23 And Pharaoh turned and went into his house, brother shall be thy prophet.

24 And all the Egyptians digged round about the 2 Thou shalt speak all that I command thee : river for water to drink; for they could not drink and Aaron thy brother shall speak unto Pharaoh, of the water of the river. that he send the children of Israel oltof his land. 25 And seven days were fulfilled after that the

3 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and multi- LORD had smitten the river. ply my signs and my wonders in the land of Egypt.

CHAP. VIII. 4 But Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you, that

The plague of frogs.
may lay my hand upon Egypt, and bring coen. A Tharehand spake tonton Moses, Go, unto
out of the land of Egypt, by great judgments. LORD, Let my people go that they may serve me.

5 And the Egyptians shall know that I am the 2 And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, I
LORD, when I stretch forth my hand upon Egypt, will smite all thy borders with frogs:
and bring out the children of Israel from among 3 Anultheriver shall bring forth frogs abundantly,

which shall go up and come into thy house, and 6 And Moses anil Aaron did as the LORD com- into thy bed-chamber, and upon thy bed, and into manded them, so did they.

the house of thy servants, and upon thy people, and 7 11 And Moses was fourscore years old, and into thine ovens, and into thy kneading troughs: Aaron fourscore and three years old, when they 4 And the frogs shall coine up both on thee, and spake unto Pharaoh.

upon thy people, and upon all thy servants. 8 And the LORD spake unto Moses, and unto 5 1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, saying,

Aaron, Stretch forth thy hand with thy rod over 9 Wlien Pharaoh shall speak unto you, saying, the streams, over the rivers, and over the ponds, Shew a miracle for you: then thou shalt say and cause frogs to come up upon the land of Egypt. unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it before 6 And Aaron stretched out his hand over the Pharaoh, and it shall becoine a serpent. waters of Egypt; and the frogs came up, and

10 11 And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pha- covered the land of Egypt.
raoh, and they did 80 as the LORD had command- 7 And the magicians did so with their enchant-
ed: And Aaron cast down his rod before Pharaoh, ments, and brought up frogs upon the land of
and before his servants, and it became a serpent, Egypt.

11 11 Then Pharaoh also called the wise men, and 81 Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron,
the sorcerers : now the magicians of Egypt, they and said, Entreat the LORD that he niay take
also did in like manner with their enchantments. away the frogs from me, and from any people:

12 For they cast down every man his rod, and and I will let the people go, that they may do
they became scrpents: but Aaron's rod swallow. sacrifice unto the LORD.
ed up their rods.

9 And Moses said unto Pharaoh, Glory over me: 13 f And he hardened Pharaoh's heart that he when shall I entreat for thce and for thy servants, hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had said. and for thy people, to destroy the frogs from thee,

14 11 And the LORD said unto Moses, Pharaoh's and thy houses, that they may remain in the heart is hardened, he refuseth to let the peoplego. river only?

15 Get thee unto Pharaoh in the morning; 1o, 10 And he said, To-morrow. And he said, Be it he goeth out unto the water, and thou shalt stand according to thy word: that thou mayest know by the river's brink against he conie: and the rod that there is none like unto the Lord our God. which was turned to a serpent shalt thou take in 11 And the frogs shall depart froin thee, and from thy hand.

thy houses, and from thy servants, and from thy 16 And thou shaltsay unto him, The Lord God of people; they shall remain in the river only. the Hebrews hath sent me unto thee, saying, Let'12 11 And Moses and Aaron went out from Pbamy peoplego, that they may serve me in the wilder-raoh: and Moses cried unto the Lord, because of ness: and behold, hitherto thou wouldest not hear. the frogs which he had brought against Pharaoh, 17 Thus saith the LORD, (u this thou shalt know 13 Aud the LORD did according to the word of

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The plagues of lice, and flies


The plagues of biles, and hall Moses: and the frogs died out of the houses, out 2 For if thou refuse to let them go, and will hold of the villages, and out of the fields.

them still, 14 And they gathered them together upon heaps: 3 Behold, the hand of the LORD is upon thy catand the land stank.

tle which is in the field, upon the horses, upon the 15 But when Pharaoh saw that there was re-asses, upon the camels, upon the oxen, and upon spite, he hardened his heart, and hearkened not the sheep: there shall be a very grievous murrain unto them; as the LORD had said.

4 And ihe LORD shall sever between the cattle 16 41 And the LORD said unto Moses, Say unto of Israel, and the cattle of Egypt: and there shall Aaron, Stretch out thy rod, and site the dust nothing die of all

that is the children's of Israel. of the land, that it may become lice throughout 5 And the LORD appointed a set time, saying, 'Toall the land of Egypt.

morrow the LORD shall do this thing in the land. 17 And they did so ; for Aaron stretched out 6 And the LORD did that thing on the morrow, his hand with his rod, and smote the dust of the and all the cattle of Egypt died: but of the catearth, and it becamne lice in man and in beast : Le of the children of Israel died not one. all the dust of the land became lice throughout 7 And Pharaoh sent, and behold, there was not all the land of Egypt.

one of the cattle of the Israelites dead. And the 18 And the magicians did so with their enchant- heart of Pharaoh was hardened, and he did not ments to bring forth lice, but they could not: so let the people go. there were lice upon man, and upon beast.

8 1 And the Lord said unto Moses and unte 19 Then the magicians said unto Pharaoh, Aaron, Take to you handfuls of ashes of the furThis is the finger of God: and Pharaoh's heart nace, and let Moses sprinkle it toward the lieawas hardened, and he bearkened not unto ven in the sight of Pharaoh. them ; as the LORD had said.

9 And it shall become small dust in all the land 2011 And the LORD said unto Moscs, Rise up of Egypt, and shall be a bile breaking forth with early in the morning, and stand before Pharaoh ; blains upon man, and upon beast, throughout all (lo, he cometh forth to the water ;) and say unto the land of Egypt. him, Thus saith the LORD, Let my people go, 10 And they took ashes of the furnace, and stood that they may serve me :

before Pharaoh; and Moses sprinkled it up to21 Else, ir thou wilt not let my people go, be- ward heaven: and it became a bile breaking hold, I will send swarms of flies upon thee, and forth with blains upon man, and upon beast. upon thy servants, and upon thy people, and 11 And the magicians could not stand before into thy houses: and the houses of the Egyptians Moses, because of the bile: for the bile was up shall be full of swarins of flies, and also the on the magicians, and upon all the Egyptians. ground whereon they are.

12 And the LORD hardened thc heart of Pha22 And I will sever in that day the land of Go- raoh, and he hearkened not unto them; as the shen, in which my people dwell, that no swarms LORD had spoken unto Moses. of flics shall be there to the end thou mayest 1311 And the LORD said unto Moses, Rise up early know that I am the LORD in the midst of the earth. in the morning, and stand before Pharaoh, and say

23 And I will put a division between my peo- unto him, Thus saith the LORD God of the fleple and thy people: lo-morrow shall this sign be. brews, Let ny people go, that they may serve me. 24 And the LORD did so: and there came a 14 For I will at this time send all my plagues grievous swarın of flies into the house of Pha- upon thy heart, and upon thy servants, and upon raoh, and into his servants' houses, and into all tiny people: that thou mayest know that thero the land of Egypt: the land was corrupted by is none like me in all the earth. reason of the swarm of fies.

15 For now I will stretch out my hand, that I 25 And Pharaoh called for Moses, and for Aaron, may smite thee and thy people with pestilence ; and said, Go ye, sacrifice to your God in the land. and thou shalt be cut off from the earth.

26 And Moses said, It is not meet so to do; for 16 And in very deed for this cause have I raised we shall sacrifice the abomination of the Egyp- thee up, tor to shew in thce my power; and that tians to the LORD our God: Lo, shall we sacri- myname may be declared throughout all the earth. fice the abomination of the Egyptians before 17 As yet exaltest thou thyself against my peo. their eyes, and will they not stone us?

ple, that thou wilt not let them go ? 27 We will go three days' journey into the wil- 18 Behold, to-inorrow about this time I will cause derness, and sacrifice to the LORD our God, as it to rain a very grievous hail, such as hath not been he shall command us.

in Egypt since the foundation thereof even until 18 And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that ye now. inay sacrifice to the LORD your God in the wil- 19 Send therefore now, and gather thy cattle, derness ; only ye shall not go very far away: and all that thou hast in the field : for upon every entreat for me.

man and beast which shall be found in the field, 29 And Moses said, Behold, I go out from thec, and shall not be brought home, the hail shall and I will entreat the Lord that the swarms of come down upon them, and they shall die. fies may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, 20 He that feared the word of the LORD among and from his people, to-niorrow : but let not the servants of Pharaoh made his servants and Pharaoh deal deceiifully any more, in not leuling his cattle flee into the houses: the people go to sacrifice to the LORD.

21 And he that regarded not the word of the 30 And Moses went out from Pharaoh, and en- LORD left his servants and his cattle in the field. treated the LORD:

22 11 And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch 31 And the LORD did according to the word of forth thy hand toward heaven, that there may Moscs ; and le ronioved the swarms of lies be hail in all the land of Egypt, upon man, anul from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his upon beast, and upon every herb of the field, people; there reinained not one.

throughout the land of Egypt. 32 And Pharaoh hardeneil his heart at this time 23 And Moses stretched forth his rod toward also, neither would he let the people go. heaven, and the Lord sent thunder and hail


and CHAP. IX.

the fire ran along upon the ground: and the The murrain of beasts.

LORD rained hail upon the land of Egypt.

in Pharaoh, and tell him, Thus saith the LORD hail, very grievous, such as there was none like it God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation. ay serye me.

25 And the hail smote throughout all the land Pharaoh inclineth to let Isracl go. EXODUS.

The plague of darkness. or Egypt all that was in the field, both man and 12 T And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out beast, and the hail smote every herb of the field thy hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, and brake every tree of the field.

that they may come up upon the land of Egypt, 26 Only in the land of Goshen, where the child- and eat every herb of the land, eden all that the ren of Israel were, was there no hail.

bail hath left. 27 1 And Pharaoh sent and called for Moses and 13 And Moses stretched forth his rod over the Aaron, and said unto them, I have sinned this land of Egypt, and the LORD brought an east time: the LORD is righteous, and I and my peo-wind upon the land all that day, and all that ple are wicked.

night: and when it was morning, the east wind 28 Entreat the LORD (for it is enough) that there brought the locusts. be no more mighty thunderings and hail; and I 14 Ănd the locusts went up over all the land of will let you go, and ye shall stay no longer. Egypt, and rested in all the coasts of Egypt: very

29 And Moses said unto him, As soon as I am grievous were they; before them there were no gone out of thecity, I will spread abroad my hands such locusts as they, neither after thein shall be unto the LORD; and the thunder shall cease, such. neither shall there be any more hail; that thou 15 For they covered the face of the whole earth, mayest know how that the carth is the LORD's. so that the land was darkened; and they did eat 30) But as for thee and thy servants, I know every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the that ye will not yet fear the LORD God!

trees which the hail had left: and there remained 31 And the flax and the barley was smitten: for not any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs the barley was in the ear, and the fax was bolled. of the field, through all the land of Egypt. 32 But the wheat and the rye were not smitten: 16 1 Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron for they were not grown up.

in haste; and he said, I have sinned against the 33 And Moses went out of the city from Pha- LORD your God, and against you. raoh, and spread abroad his hands unto the 17 Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin LORD: and the thunders and hail ceased, and only this once, and entreat the LORD your God the rain was not poured upon the earth. that he may take away from me this death only.

34 And when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the 18 And he went out from Pharaoh, and entrealhail and the thunders were ceased, he sinned yeted the LORD. more, and hardened his heart, he and his servants. 19 And the LORD turned a mighty strong west

35 And the heart of Pharaoh was hardened, wind which took away the locusts, and cast neither would he let the children of Israel go; them into the Red sea: there remained not one as the LORD had spoken by Moses.

locust in all the coasts of Egypt. CHAP. X.

20 But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so The plague of locusts.

that he would not let the children of Israel go. A

Pharaoh : for I have hardened his heart, out thy hand toward heaven, that there may be and the heart of his servants; that I might shew darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness these my signs before him:

which may be felt. 2 And that thou mayest tell in the ears of thy 22 And Moses stretched forth his hand toward son, and of thy son's son, what things I have heaven: and there was a thick darkness in all wrought in Egypt, and my signs which I have the land of Egypt three days: done among them; that ye may know how that I 23 They saw not one another, neither rose any am the LORD.

from his place for three days: but all the child3 And Moses and Aaron came in unto Pharaoh, ren of Israel had light in their dwellings. and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD God of 24 11 And Pharaoh called unto Moses, and said, the Hebrews, How long wilt thou refuse to hum-Go ye, serve the LORD: on!y let your flocks and ble thyself before me ? Let my people go, that your herds be stayed: let your little ones also go they may serve me. 4 Élse, if thou refuse to let my peoplego, behold, 25 And Moses said, Thou must give us also to-morrow will I bring the locusts into thy coast: sacrifices, and burnt-offerings, that we may sa

5 And they shall cover the face of the earth, that crifice unto the LORD our God. one cannot be able to see the earth: and they shali 26 Our cattle also shall go with us; there shall eat the residue of that which is escaped, which not a hoof be left behind; for thereof must we remaineth unto you froin the hail, and shall eat take to serve the LORD our God; and we know every tree which groweth for you out of the field: not with what we inust serve the LORD, until

6 And they shall fill thy houses, and the houses we come thither. of all thy servants, and the houses of all the 27 1 But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, Egyptians; which neither thy fathers, nor thy and he would not let them go. fathers' fathers have seen, since the day that they 28 And Pharaoh said unto him, Get thee from were upon the earth unto this day. And he me, take heed to thyself, see my face no more: for turned himself, and went out from Pharaoh. in that day thou seest my face, thou shalt die. 7 And Pharaolf's servants said unto him, How 29 And Moses said, Thou hast spoken well, I long shall this man be a snare unto us? Let the will see thy face again no morc. men go, that they may serve the LORD their God:

CHAP. XI. Kuowest thou not yet that Egypt is destroyed ?

Death of the first-born. Pharaoh: and he said unto them, Go

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bring one plague more upon Pharaoh, and LORD your God: but who are they that shall go ? upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go hence:

9 And Moses said, We will go with our young when he shall let you go, he shall surely thrust and with our old, with our sons and with our you out hence altogether. daughters, with our flocks and with our herds willl2 Speak now in the ears of the people, and let we go: for we must hold a feast unto the LORD. every man borrow of his neighbour, and every

10 And he said unto them, Let the LORD be so woman of her neighbour, jewels of silver, and with you, as I will let you go, and your little jewels of gold. ones: look to it; for evil is before you. 3 And the LORD gave the people favour in the 11 Not so: go now ye that are men, and serve sight of the Egyptians. Moreover, the man Moses the Lord; for that ye did desire. And they was very great in the land of Egypt, in the sight of were driven out from Pharaoh's presence. Pharaob's servants, and in the sight of the people,

with you.

Death of the first-born threatened. CHAP. XII.

The first-born are slain. 4 And Moses said, Thus saith the LORD, About 15 Seven days shall ye cat unleavened bread; midnight will I go out into the midst of Egypt: even the first day ye shall put away leaven oui

5 And all the first-born in the land of Egypt shall of your houses : for whosoever eateth leavened die, from the first-born of Pharaoh that sittelli bread, from the first day until the seventh day, upon his throne, even unto the first-born of the that soul shall be cut off from Israel. maid-servant that is behind the mill; and al| 16 And in the first day there shall be a holy the first-born of beasts.

convocation, and in the seventh day there shall 6 And there shall be a great cry throughont all be a holy convocation to you: no manner of work the land of Egypt, such as there was none like shall be done in them, save that which every man it, nor shall be like it any more.

must eat, that only may be done of you. 7 But against any of the children of Israel shall 17 And ye shall observe the feast of unleavened not a dog move his tongue, against man or beast: bread; for in this self-same day have I brought that ye inay know how that the LORD doth put your armies out of the land of Egypt: therefore a difference between the Egyptians and Israel. shall ye observe this day in your generations by

8 And all these thy servants shall come down an ordinance for ever. unto me, and bow down themselves unto me, 18 In the first month, on the fourteenth day saying, Get thee out, and all the people that fol- of the month at even, ye shall eat unleavened low thee; and after that I will go out. And he bread, until the one and twentieth day of the went out from Pharaoh in a great anger. inonth at even.

9 And the LORD said unto Moses, Pharaoh 19 Seven days shall there be no leaven found shall not hearken unto you; that my wonders in your houses: for whosoever eateth that which may be multiplied in the land of Egypt. is leavened, even that soul shall be cut off from

10 And Moses and Aaron did all these wonders the congregation of Israel, whether he be a before Pharaoh; and the LORD hardened Pha- stranger, or born in the land. raoh's heart, so that he would not let the chil- 20 Ye shall eat nothing leavened: in all your dreu of Israel go out of his land.

habitations shall ye eat unleavened bread. CHAP. XII.

21 1 Then Moses called for all the elders of IgPassover instituted.

rael, and said unto them, Draw out, and take ANN the line of planetary Moses and Aaron une pagambe according to your families, and kill

2 This month shall be unto you the beginning 22 And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop, and of months : it shall be the first month of the year dip it in the blood that is in the bason, and strike to you.

the lintel and the two side-posts with the blood 31 Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, that is in the bason: and none of you shall go saying, in the tenth day of this month they shall out at the door of his house until the morning. take to them every man a lamb according to the 23 For the LORD will pass through to smite the house of their fathers, a lainb for a house: Egyptians; and when he seeth the blood upon

4 And if the household be too little for the lamb, the liniel, and on the two side-posts, the LORD let him and his neighbour next unto his house will pass over the door, and will not sutfer the detake it according to the number of the souls: stroyer to come in unto your houses to smite you. every man according to his eating shall make 24 And ye shall observe this thing for an ordiyour count for the lamb.

nance to thee and to thy sons for ever. 5 Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male 25 And it shall come to pass, when ye be come of the first year: ye shall take it out from the to the land which the LORD will give you, acsheep or from the goats :

cording as he hath promised, that ye shall keep 6 And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth this service. day of the same month: and the whole assembly 26 And it shall come to pass, when your chilof lhe congregation of Israel shall kill it in the dren shah say unto you, What mean ye by this evening.

service ? 7 And they shall take of the blood, and strike 27 That ye shall say, It is the sacrifice of the it on the two side-posts, and on the upper door- LORD's passover, who passed over the houses of post of the houses, wherein they shall eat it. the children of Israel in Egypt, when he smote

8 And they shall eat the flesh in that night, the Egyptians, and delivered our liouses. And roast with fire, and unleavened bread; and with the people bowed the head and worshipped. bitter herbs they shall eat it.

28 And the children of Israel went away,

and 9 Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with wa-did as the LORD had commanded Moses and ter, but roast with fire; his head with his legs, Aaron, so did they. and with the purtenance thereof.

29 | And it came to pass, that at midnight the 10 And ye shall tet nothing of it remain until LORDSmote all the first-born in the land of Egypt, the moruing: and that which remaineth of it from the first-born of Pharaoh that sat on his until the morning ye shall burn with fire. throne, unto the first-born of the captive that was

11 | And thus shall ye cat it; with your loins in the dungeon; and all the first-born of cattle. girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff 30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and in your hand : and ye shall eat it in haste; it is all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and incre the LORD's passover.

was a great cry in Egypt: for there was not a 12 For I will pass through the land of Egypt house where there was not one dead. this night, and will smite all the first-born in the 31 | And he called for Moses and Aaron by land of Egypt, both inan and beast: and against night, and said, Rise up, and get you forth from all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I among my people, both ye and the children of am the LORD.

Israel: and go, serve the LORD, as ye have said. 13 And the blood shall be to you for a token 32 Also take your flocks and your herds, as ye upon the houses where ye are : and when I see have said, and be gone: and bless mic also. the blood, I will pass over you, and the plague 33 And the Egyptians were urgent upon the peoshall not be upon you to destroy you, when I ple, that they might send them out of the land in smite the land of Egypt.

haste; for they said, We be all dead men. 14 And this day shall be unto you for a memo- 34 And the people took their dough before it rial; and ye shall keep it a feast to the LORD was leavened, their kneading troughs being throughout your generations: ye shall keep it a bound up in their clothes upon their shoulders. least by an ordinance for ever.

35 And the children of Israel did according to

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The Israelites go out of Egypt. the word of Moses: and they borrowed of the). 8 1 And thou shalt shew thy son in that day, sayEgyptians jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, ing, This is done because of that which the LORD and raiment.

did unto me when I came forth out of Egypt. 36 And the LORD gave the people favour in the 9 And it shall be for a sign unto thee upon thy sight of the Egyptians, so that they lent unto hand, and for a memorial between thine eyes; Wicm such things as they required : and they that the LORD's law may be in thy mouth: for spoiled the Egyptians.

with a strong hand hath the Lord brought thce 37 11 And the children of Israel journeyed from out of Egypt. Rancses to Succoth, about six hundred ihousand. 10 Thou shalt therefore keep this ordinance in on foot that were men, besides children. his season from year to year.

38 And a mised multitude went up also with 11 11 And it shall be when the LORD shall bring them; and flocks, and herds, even very much thee into the land of the Canaanites, as he sware cattle.

unto thee and to thy fathers, and shall give it thee, 39 and they baked unleavened cakes of the 12 That thou shalt set apart unto the LORD all dough which they brought forth out of Egypt, for that openeth the matrix; and every firstling that It was not leavened: because they were thrust cometh of a beast which thou hast, the males ont of Egypt, and could not larry, neither had shall be the Lord's. they prepared for themselves any victual. 13 And every firstling of an ass thou shalt re40 * Now the sojourning of the children of Is- deem with a lamb; and if thou wilt not redcem racl who dwelt in Egypt, was four hundred and it, then thou shalt break his neck: and all the thirty years.

first-born of man among thy children shalt thou 41 And it came to pass, at the end of the four redeem. hundred and thirty years, even the self-same day 14 11 And it shall be when thy son asketh thee it came to pass, that all the hosts of the LORD in time to come, saying, What is this ? that thou went out from the land of Egypt.

shalt say unto him, By strength of hand the LORD 42 It is a night to be much observed unto the brought us out from Egypt, from the house of LORD, for bringing them out from the land of bondage: Egypt: this is that night of the LORD to be ob- 15 And it came to pass, when Pharaoh would served of all the children of Israel in their gene- hardly let us go, that the LORD slew all the firstrations.

born in the land of Egypt, both the first-born of 43 11 And the LORD said unto Moses and Aaron, man, and the first-born of beasts: therefore I saThis is the ordinance of the passover: there crifice to the LORD all that openeth the matrix, shall no stranger eat thereof:

being males; but all the first-born of my children 44 But every man's servant that is bought for I redeem. money, when thou hast circumcised him, then 16 And it shall be for a token upon thy hand, and shall hie eat thereot.

for frontlets between thine eyes: for by strength 45 A foreigner, and a hired servant shall not of hand the LORD brought us forth out of Egypt. eat thereof.

17 1 And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had 46 In one house shall it be eaten; thou shalt not let the people go, that God led them not through carry forth aught of the flesh abroad out of the the way of the land of the Philistines, although house: neither shall ye break a bone thercol. that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure 47 All the congregation of Israel shall keep it. the people repent when they see war, and they 48 And when a stranger shall sojourn with thee, return to Egypt:. and will keep the passover to the Lord, let ali 18 But God led the people about, through the his males be circumcised, and then let him come way of the wilderness of the Red sca: and the near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is children of Israel went up harnessed out of the born in the land: for no uncircumcised person land of Egypt. shall eat thereof.

19 And Moses took the bones of Joseph with 49 One law shall be to him that is bome-born, him: for he had straitly sworn the children of and unto the stranger that sojourneth among you! Israel, saying, God will surely visit you; and ye

50 Thus did all the children of Israel; as the shall carry up my bones away hence with you. LORD conmanded Moses and Aaron, so did they. 20 11 And they took their journey from Succoth, 51 And it came to pass the self-same day, that and encamped in Etham, in the edge of the will the LORD did bring the children of Israel out of derness. the land of Egypt by their armies.

21 And the LORD went before them by day in a CHAP. XIII.

pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by Memorial of the passover.

night in a pillar of fire, to give them light: to go AND sabe Lior Run en uke unto loses, sayings by day and night.

2 Sanctify unto me all the first-born, what- 22 He took not away the pillar of the cloud by soever openeth the womb among the children of day, nor the pillar of fire by night, from before Israel, both of man and of beast: it is mine. the people. 39 And Moses said unto the people, Remem

CHAP. XIV. ber this day, in which ye came out from Egypt, Pharaoh pursues the Israelites. out of the house of bondage ; for by strength of AND Ipeak unto the children of Israel, inat hand the LORD brought you out from this place : there shall no leavened bread be eaten. they turn and encamp before Pi-hahiroth, be 4 This day came ye out, in the month Abib. lween Migdol and the sea, over against Baal5 And it shall be when the LORD shall bring zephon: before it shall ye encamp by the sea. thee into the land of the Canaanites, and the 3 For Pharaoh will say of the children of Israel, Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Hivites, and they are entangled in the land, the wilderness the Jebusites, which he sware unto thy fathers to hath shut them in. give thee, a land flowing with milk and honey; 4 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, that he that thou shalt keep this service in this month. shall follow after them; and I will be honoured 6 Seven days shalt thou eat unleavened bread, upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host; that the and in the seventh day shall be a feast to the LORD. Egyptians may know that I am the LORD.

And 7 Unleavened bread shall be eaten seven days: they did so. and there shall no leavened bread be seen with 5 | And it was told the king of Egypt that the thee, neither shall there be leaven seen with thee people fled: and the beart of Pharaoh and of his In all thy quarters.

Iservants was turued against the people, and they

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