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T'he children of Israel increase. EXODUS. Moses slayeth an Egyptian.
9 And he said unto his people, Behold, the the child therein; and she laid it in the flags people of the children of Israel are more and by the river's brink. mightier than we.
4 And his sister stood afar off, to wit what 10 Come on, let us deal wisely with thein, would be done to hiin. lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, 5 And the daughter of Pharaoh came when there falleth out any war, they join down to wash herself at the river; and her also unto our enemies, and fight against us, maidens walked along by the river's side: and so get them up out of the land." and when she saw the ark among the flags,
11 Therefore they did set over thein task- she sent her maid to fetch it. masters, to afflict them with their burdens. 6 And when she had opened it, she saw And they built for Pharaoh treasure-cities, the child: and behold, the babe wept. And Pithom, and Raamses.
she had compassion on him, and said, This 12 But the more they afflicted them, the is one of the llebrews' children. inore they multiplied and grew. And they 7 Then said his sister to Pharaoli's daughwere grieved because of the children of ter, Shall I go, and call to thee a nurse of Israel.
the Hebrew women, that she may nurse the 13 And the Egyptians made the children of child for thee! Israel to serve with rigour.
8 And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Go. 14 And they made their lives bitter with And the maid went and called the child's hard bondage, in mortar, and in brick, and mother. in all manner of service in the field : all their 9 And Pharaoh's daughter said unto her, service wherein they made them serve uas Take this child away and nurse it for ine and with rigour.
I will give thee thy wages. And the woman 15 And the king of Egypt spake to the He took the child and nursed it. brew midwives (of which the name of one 10 And the child grew, and she brought was Shiphrah, and the name of the other him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he bePualı;).
came her son. And she called his name 16 And he said, When ye do the office of a Moses: and she said, Because I drew him midwife to the Hebrew women, and see out of the water. them upon the stools; if it be a son, then ye 11 And it came to pass in those days, shall kill him; but if it be a daughter, then when Moses was grown, that he went out she shall live.
unto his brethren, and looked on their bur17 But the midwives feared God, and did dens: and he spied an Egyptian smiting a not as the king of Egypt commanded them, Hebrew, one of his brethren. but saved the men-children alive.
12 And he looked this way and that way, 18 And the king of Egypt called for the and when he saw that there was no man, he midwives, and said unto ihem, Why have ye slew the Egyptian, and hid hiin in the sand, done this thing, and have saved the men 13 And when he went out the second day, children alive?
behold, two men of the Hebrews strove tö19 And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, gether: and he said to him that did the Because the Hebrew woinen are not as the wrong, Wherefore smitest thou thy fellow? Egyptian women; for they are lively, and 14 And he said, Who made thee a prince are delivered ere the midwives come in unto and a judge over us? intendest thou to kill them.
me, as thou killedst the Egyptian? And 20 Therefore God dealt well with the mid- Moses feared, and said, Surely this thing is wives: and the people multiplied, and wax- known. ed very mighty.
15 Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he 21 And it came to pass, because the mid- sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from wives feared God, that he made them houses. the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land
22 And Pharaoh charged all his people, of Midian: and he sat down by a well. saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast 16 Now the priest of Midian had seven into the river, and every daughter ye shall daughters : and they came and drew water, save alive.
and filled the troughs to water their father's CHAP. II.
flock. 1 Moses is born, 3 and in an ark cast into the
17 And the shepherds came and drove fags. 5 He is found, and brought up by Pha- them away: but Moses stood up and helped raoh's daughter. 11 He slayeth an Egyptian. them, and watered their flock. 13 He reproveth an Hebrew. 15 He fleeth into 18 And when they came to Reuel their faMidian. 21 IIe marrieth Zipporah. 22 Ger- ther, he said, Ilow is it that ye are come so shom is born. 23 God respecteth the Israel soon to-day?
19 And they said, An Egyptian delivered us a of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of drew water enough for us, and watered the Levi.
flock. 2 And the woman conceived and bare a 20 And he said unto his daughters, And son: and when she saw him that he was a where is he? why is it that ye have left the goodly child, she hid him three months. man? call him, that he may eat bread. 3 And when she could not longer hide him, 21 And Moses was content to dwell witla she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and the man: and he gave Moses, Zipporah his daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put | daughter.
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God's message to Israel
13 And Moses said unto God, Behold, when
24 And God heard their groaning, and God 14 And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT
unto the children of Ísrael, I AM hath sent
Thus shalt thou say unto the children of
to him in a burning bush. 9 He sendeth him to God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the
is my name for ever, and this is my memorial
16 Go, and gather the elders of Israel to.
Isaac, and of Jacob, appeared unto me, say-
Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amo-
say unto hiin, The LORD God of the Hebrews are
20 And I will stretch out my hand, and
smite Egypt with all my wonders which I
pass, that, when ye go, ye shall not go empty :-
CHAP. IV. 9 Now therefore, behold, the cry of the 1 Moses' rod is turned into a serpent. 6 His hand, children of Israel is come unto me: and I
is leprous. 10 He is loth to be sent. 14 Aaron have also seen the oppression wherewith
is appointed to assist him. 18 Moses departeth the Egyptians oppress them.
from Jethro. 21 God's message to Pharaoh.
is sent to meet Moses. 31 The people believeth
ND Moses answered and said, But, be-
And the Loon said unto him. What
Aaron appointed to assist Hoses. EXODUS.
God's message to Pharaoh. serpent: and Moses fled from before it., 2 si And the LORD said unto Moses, When 4 And the Lord said unto Moses, Put forth thou goest to return into Egypt, sec that thou thy hand, and take it by the tail. And he put do all those wonders before Pharaoh which forth his hand, and caught it, and it becaine I have put in thy hand: but I will harden a rod in his hand:
bis heart, that he shall not let the people go. 5 That they may believe that the Lord God » And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, Thus of their fathers; the God of Abraham, the saith the Lorn, Israel is my son, eren my God of Isaar, and the (iod of Jacob, hath first-born. appeared unto thee.
2 And I say unto thee, Let my son go, that 6 || And the LORD said furthermore into he may serve me: and if thou refuse to let hinn, Put now thy hand into thy bosom. And him go, behold, I will slay thy son, even thy he put his hand into his bosoin: and when tirsi-born. he took it out, behold, his hand uus leprous. 21 9 And it came to pass by the way in the
imu, that the Lord met him, and sought to 7 And he sail, Put thy hand into thy bosom kill him. again. And he put his hand into his bosom 25 Then Zipporah took a sharp stone, and again, and plucked it out of his bosom, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at beholl, it was turned again as his other tesh. bis feet, and said, Surely a bloody husband
8 And it shall come to pass, if they will not art thou to me. believe thee, neither hearken to the voice of 20 So he let himgo: then she said, A bloody the first sign, that they will believe the voice; husband thou art, because of the circunof the latter rign.
cision. 9 And it shall come to pass, if they will not 27 ! And the Lord said to Aaron, Go into believe also these two signs, neither hearken the wilderness to meet Moses. And he went, unto thy voice, that thou shalt take of the and met hiin in the inount of God, and kisswater of the river, and pour it upon the dry ed him. lanul: and the water which thou takest ont 28 And Moses told Aaron all the words of of the river shall become blood upon the dry the Lord who had sent him, and all the signs land.
which he had conuinanded hiin. 10 | And Moses said unto the Lorn, O my 29 And Moses and Aaron went, and gaLord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, thered together all the elders of the children nor since thou hast spoken unto thy scrvant: of Israel. but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue. 30 And Aaron spake all the words which
11 And the Lord said unto him, Who hath the Lord had spoken unto Moses, and did made man's mouth? or who maketh the the signs in the sight of the people. dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind ? 31 | And the people believed: and when huve not I the Lord?
they heard that the Lord had visited the 12 Now therefore go, and I will be with thy children of Israel
, and that he had looked mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say. upon their affliction, then they bowed their 13 And he said, O my Lord, send, I pray heads and worshipped. thee, by the hand of him whom thou wilt send.
CHAP. V. 14 And the anger of the Lord was kin- 1 Pharaoh chiucth Joses and Saron for their dled against Moses, and he said, Is not Aaron
message. 5 11e increascth the Israelites' task. the Levite thy brother? I know that he can 15 He checkpth their complaints. 20 They cry speak well. And also, behold, he cometh out upon Moses and Huron. 22 Joses comforth to meet thee: and when he seeth thee, plaineth to God. he will be glad in his heart.
ND afterward Moses and Aaron went 15 And thou shalt speak unto him, and put
in, and told Pharaoh, Thus saith the words in his inouth: and I will be with thy Lord God of Israel, Let my people go, that mouth, and with his mouth, and will teach they may hold a feast unto me in the wilderyou what ye shall do.
16 And he shall he thy spokesman unto the 2 And Pharaoh said, Who is the Lord, people: and he shall be, eren he shall be to that I should obey his voice to let Israel thee instead of a mouth, and thou shalt be to go? I know not the LORD, neither will I let him instead of God.
17 And thou shalt take this rod in thy hand, 3 And they said, The God of the Hebrew's wherewith thou shalt do signs.
hath met with us: let us go, we pray thee, 18 And Moses went, and returned to three days' journey into the desert, and sacriJethro his father-in-law, and said unto him, fice unto the Lord our God; lest he fall Let me go, I pray thee, and return unto iny upon us with pestilence, or with the sword. brethren which are in Egypt, and see whe 4 And the king of Egypt said unto them, ther they be yet alive. And Jethro said to Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, let the Moses, Go in peace.
people from their works? get you unto your 19 And the Lord said unto Moses in Midian, burdens. Go, return into Egypt: for all the men are 5 And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people dead which sought thy life.
of the land now are many, and ye make them 20 And Moses took his wife, and his sons, rest from their burdens. and set them upon an ass, and he returned 6 And Pharaoh commanded the same day to the land of Egypt. And Moses took the the taskmasters of the people, and their of rol of God in his hand.
The Israelites - task increased. CHAP. VỊ.
God encourageth Mox 7 Ye shall no’more give the people straw | raoh: for with a strong hand shall he let the to make brick, ask heretofore: let them go go, and with a strong hand shall he driv and gather straw for themselves.
them out of his land. 8 And the tale of the bricks which they did 2 And God spake unto Moses, and said unt make heretofore, ye shall lay upon them; ye him, I am the LORD: shall not diminish aught"thereof: for they 3 And I appeared unto Abraham, unt be idle; therefore they cry, saying, Let us go Isaac, and unto Jacob by the name of Go and sacrifice to our God.
Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH wa 9 Let there more work be laid upon the I not known to them. men, that they may labour therein: and let 4 And I have also established my covena them not regard vain words.
with them, to give them the land of Canaan 10 And the taskmasters of the people went the land of their pilgrimage, wherein the out, and their officers, and they spake to the were strangers. people, saying, Thus saith Pharaoh, I will 5 And I have also heard the groaning not give you straw.
the children of Israel, whom the Egyptian 11 Go ye, get you straw where ye can find keep in bondage: and I have remembere it: yet not aught of your work shall be di- my covenant. minished.
6 Wherefore say unto the children of Is 12 So the people were scattered abroad rael, I am the LORD, and I will bring yothroughout all the land of Egypt, to gather out from under the burdens of the Egyptians stubble instead of straw.
and I will rid you out of their bondage, an13 And the taskmasters hasted them, say. I will redeem you with a stretched-out arn ing, Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, as and with great judgments: when there was straw.
7 And I will take you to me for a people 14 And the officers of the children of Israel, and I will be to you a God: and ye sha which: Pharaoh's taskmasters had set over know that I am the LORD your God, whic them, were beaten, and demanded, Where- bringeth you out from under the burdens c fore have ye not fulfilled your task in making the Egyptians. brick, both yesterday and to-day, as hereto 8 And I will bring you in unto the land fore?
concerning the which I did swear to give it to 15 | Then the officers of the children of Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; and I wil Israel came and cried unto Pharaoh, saying, give it you for a heritage: I am the LORD. Wherefore dealest thou thus with thy ser 9 And Moses spake so unto the children o vants ?
Israel: but they hearkened not unto Moses 16 There is no straw given unto thy ser for anguish of spirit, and for cruel bondage vants, and they say to us, Make brick: and 10 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying behold, thy servants are beaten; but the 11 Goin, speak unto Pharaoh king of Egypt fault is in thine own people.
that he let the children of Israel go out of his 17 But he said, Ye are idle, ye are idle: land. therefore ye say, Let us go, and do sacrifice 12 And Moses spake before the LORD, say to the LORD.
ing, Behold, the children of Israel have no 18 Go therefore now, and work: for there hearkened unto me; how then shall Pharaoh shall no straw be given you, yet shall ye hear me, who am of uncircumcised lips ? deliver the tale of bricks.
13 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, and 19 | And the officers of the children of unto Aaron, and gave them a charge unto Israel did see that they were in evil case, the children of Israel, and unto Pharao! after it was said, Ye shall not minish aught king of Egypt, to bring the children of Isfrom your bricks of your daily task.
rael out of the land of Egypt. 20 And they met Moses and Aaron, who 14 These be the heads of their fathers stood in the way, as they came forth from houses: The sons of Reuben the first-born Pharaoh :
of Israel; Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and 21. And they said unto them, The Lord Carmi: these be the families of Reuben. look upon you, and judge; because ye have 15 And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel, and made our savour to be abhorred in the eyes Jamin, and Obad, and Jachin, and Zohar, of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of his servants, and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish woman to put a sword in their hand to slay us. these are the families of Simeon. 22 And Moses returned unto the Lord, | 16 | And these are the names of the sons and said, Lord, wherefore hast thou so evil- of Levi, according to their generations; Gerentreated this people ? why is it that thou shon, and Kohath, and Merari
. And the hast sent me ?
years of the life of Levi were a hundred thir23 For since I came to Pharaoh to speak in ty and seven years. thy name, he hath done evil to this people : 17 The sons of Gershon; Libni, and Shini, neither hast thou delivered thy people at all. according to their families. CHAP. VI.
18 And the sons of Kohath; Amram, and 1 God reneweth his promise by his name JEHO- Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel: and the
VAH. 14 The ĝenealogy of Rerben, 15 of years of the life of Kobath were a hundred
Genealogy of Moses and Aaron. EXODUS.
The river turned to blood. 20 And Amram took him Jochebed hising, Shew a miracle for you: then thou shalt father's sister to wife; and she bare him say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it be. Aaron and Moses. And the years of the life fore Pharaoh, and it shall become a serpent. of Amram were a hundred and thirty and 10 | And Moxes and Aaron went in unto seven years.
Pharaoh, and they did so as the LORD had 21 And the sons of Izhar; Koralı, and commanded: And Aaron cast down his rod Nepheg, and Zichiri.
before Pharaoh, and before his servants, and 22 And the sons of Lozziel; Mishael, and it became a serpent. Elzaphan, and Zithri.
11 | Then Pharaoh also called the wise 23 Ånd Aaron took him Elisheba daughter men, and the sorcerers: now the magicians of Ainminada), sister of Naashon to wife; of Egypt, they also did in like manner with and she bare himn Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar their enchantinents. and Ithamar.
12 For they cast down every man his rod, 24 And the sons of Koral; Assir, and El- and they becane serpents: but Aaron's rod kanal, and Abiasaph: these are the families swallowed up their rods. of the Korhites.
134 And he hardened Pharaoh's heart that 25 And Eleazar, Aaron's son, took him one he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD of the daughters of Putiel to wife; and she had said. bare him Phinehas: there are the heads of 14 9 And the Lord said unto Moses, Phathe fathers of the Levites, according to their raoli's heart is hardened, he refuseth to let families.
the people go. 26 These are that Aaron and Moses, to 15 Gotthee unto Pharaoh in the morning; whom the LORD said, Bring out the children lo, he goeth out into the water, and thou of Israel from the land of Egypt according shalt stand by the river's brink against he to their armies.
come: and the rod which was turned to a 27 These are they which spake to Pharaoh serpent shalt thou take in thy hand. king of Egypt, to bring out the children of 16 And thou shalt say unto him, The LORD Israel from Egypt: these are that Moses and God of the Hebrews liath sentine unto thee, Aaron.
saying, Let my people go, that they may serve 28 And it came to pass on the day when the me in the wilderness: and behold, hitherto LORD spake unto Moses in the land of Egypt, thou wouldest not hear.
29 That the LORD spake unto Moses, say 17 Thus saith the Lord, In this thou shalt ing, I am the LORD: speak thou unto Phá- know that I am the LORD: behold, I will raoh king of Egypt all that I say unto thee. sinite with the rod that is in my hand upon
30 And Moses said before the Lorn, Be- the waters which are in the river, and they hold, I am of uncircumcised lips, and how shall be turned to blood. shall Pharaoh hearken unto me?
18 And the fish that is in the river shall die, CHLAP. VII.
and the river shall stink : and the Egyptians 1 Moses is encouraged to go to Pharaoh. 7 His shall loathe to drink of the water of the nge. 8 His rod is turned into a serpent. 11 The
river. sorcerers do the like. 13 Pharaol's heart is 19 And the Lord spake unto Moses, Say hardened. 14 God's message to Pharaoh. 19 unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch out The river is turned into blood.
thy hand upon the waters of Egypt, upon have made thee a god to Pharaoh: and their ponds, and upon all their pools of water, Aaron thy brother shall be thy prophet. that they may become blood: and that there
2 Thou shalt speak all that I command may be blood throughout all the land of thee: and Aaron thy brother shall speak Egypt, both in ressels of wood, and in res unto Pharaoh, that he send the children of sels of stone. Israel out of his land.
20 Ånd Moses and Aaron did so, as the 3 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and LORD) commanded; and he lifted up the rod multiply my signs and my wonders in the and smote the waters that were in the river, land of Egypt.
in the sight of Pharaoli, and in the sight of 4 But Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you, his servants; and all the waters that were in that I may lay my hand upon Egypt, and the river were turned into blood. bring forth mine armies, and my people the 21 And the fish that was in the river died; children of Israel, out of the land of Egypt, and the river stank, and the Egyptians could
not drink of the water of the river; and there og And the Egyptians shall know that I am was blood throughout all the land of Egypt. the LORD, when I stretch forth my hand 22 And the magicians of Egypt did so with upon Egypt, and bring out the children of their enchantments: and Pharaoh's heart Israel from among them.
was hardened, neither did he hearken unto 6 And Moses and Aaron did as the LORD them; as the Lord had said. commanded them, so did they.
23 And Pharaoh turned and went into his 79 And Moses was fourscore years old, and house, neither did he set his heart to this also. Aaron fourscore and three years old, when 24 And all the Egyptians digged round they spake unto Pharaoh.
about the river for water to drink; for they 8 And the LORD spake unto Moses, and could not drink of the water of the river. unto Aaron, saying,
25 And seven days were fulfilled after that 9 When Pharaol shall speak unto you, say- the LORD had smitten the river.