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INCIT veying in particular, Chap 1 Jacobs death and bariat. pedah, nor a law-giver from between his 29 And he charged them, and said un

ftet, until Shiloh come, and unto him to them, I am to be gathered unto my peofeel the gathering of the people be. ple: bury me with my fathess, in the cave

11 Binding his fole unto the vine, and that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite, his afles colt unto the choice vine he 30. In the caye that is in the field of wafted bis garments in wine, and his Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the cloaths in the blood of grapes.

land of Canaan, which Abraham bought » His eyes fall to red with wine, with the field of Ephron the Hittite, for and his teeth white with milk.

a possession of a burying-place. 13 Zebulun thall dwell at the ha 31 (There they buried Abraham and ven of the fea; and he hall be for an ba- Sarah his wife, there they buried llaac ven of hips, and his border shall be unto and Rebekah his wife, and there I buried z don.

Leah) 14 ? Iff-char is a strong ass, couching 32 The purchase of the field, and of down between two burdens.

the cave that is therein, was from the ? And he saw that reft was good, and children of Hech. the lard that it was pleasant, and bowed* 33 And when Jacob had made an end bis moulder to bear, and became a servant of commanding his fons, he gathered up unto tribute,

his feet into the bed, and yieided up the 18 © Dan shall judge his people, as one ghof, and was gathered unto his people. of the tribes of Ifrael.

CHAP. L. an adder in the path that bireth the and wept upon him, and killed him. horse-heels, so that his rider shall fall 2 And Joseph commanded his servants backward.

the physicians to embalm his father: and 18 I bave waited for thy salvation, O the physicians embalmed Ifrael.. LORD.

3 And forty days were fulfilled for him 11 Gad, a troop Mall overcome him: (for so are fulfilled the days of those which bat he thall overcome at the last. are embalmed) and the Egyptians mouin

20 Out of Afher his bread mall be far, ed for him threescore and ten days. and he shall yield royal dainties.

4 And when the days of his mourning, 21 Naphtali is a hind let loose : he were paft, Jofeph fpake un:o the houfe of giveth goodly words.

Pharaoh, laying, if now I have found 22 Jofeph is a fruitful bough, even a grace in your eyes, speek, I pray you in fruitful tough by a well ; phofe branches the cars of Pharaoh, saying, run over the wall.

s My father made me swear, saying, 23 The archers have forely grieved Lo, 1 die: in my grave which I have dighim, and hot at him, and hated him. ged for me, in the land of Canaan, there

24 But his bow abode in Arength, and shalt thou bury me. Now therefore let the arms of his hands were made ftrong, me go up, I pray thee, and bury my faby the hands of the mighty God of Jacob: ther, and I will come again. from thence is the shepherd, the stone of 6 And Pharaoh said, Go up, and bury Israel

thy father, according as he made thee 25 Even by the God of thy father, who swear. fall belp thee, and by the

Almighty, who 7 9 And Joseph went up to bury his faall bleis thee with blessings of ktaven ther: and with him went up all the lerabove, blessings of the deep that Heth un- vants of

Pharaoh, the elders of his house, der, bl flings of the breasts, and of the and all the elders of the land of Egypt, womb.

8 And all the house of Joseph, and his 26 The bleflings of thy father have pre- brethren,and his fathers houle: only their vailed above the bleflings of my progeni- little ones, and their flocks, and their lours, unto tbe uimoft bound of the ever- herds, they left in the land of Golten. lafting hills; they shall be on the head of 9 and there went up with him both Joseph, and on the erown of the head of chariots and horfemen: and it was a very him that was separare from his brethren. great company,

37 Benjamin fhall ravio as a wolf : 10 And they came to the chrething. in the morning he hall devour the prey, Aoor of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, ed at night be shall divide the spoil. and there they mourned with a great and

25 $ All thele are the twelve tribes very sore lamentation : and he made a of Israel: ard this is it that their father mourning for his father seven days. [peke unio them, and blefied them, 11 And when the inhabitants of the very one according to his ble sing he land, the

Canaanites, law the wouning tkfies them

in the ficor of Atad, they izic, Th.s is #



op C grievous mourning to the Egyptians : 18 And his brethren also went and feli

wherefore the name of it was called A. down before his face : and they said, Bes bel-mizraim, which is beyond Jordan. hold, we be thy servants.

12 And his sons did unto him according 19 And Joseph said unto them, Feat as he commanded them.

not: for am I in the place of God? 13 For his sons carried him into the 30 But as for you, ye thought evil a land of Canaan, and buried him in the gaing me ; but God meant it unto good, cave of the field of Machpelah, which io bring to pass, as it is this day, to save Abraham bought with the field for a por much people alive. session of a burying-place, of Ephron the 21 Now therefore fear ye not:I will nou Hitrite, before Mamre.

rish you and your little ones. And he com14 And Joseph returned into Egypt, forted them, and spake kindly unto them. he and his brethren, and all that went up 22 9 And Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he with him to bury his father, after he had and his fathers houle: and Jofeph lived buried his father.

an hundred and ten years. 15 9 And when Josephs brethren law 23 And Joseph saw Ephraims children, that their father was dead, they faid, Jo- of the third generation : the children also seph will peradventure hate us, and will of Machir, the son of Madaffeh, were .certainly requite us all the evil which we brought up upon Josephs knees. did unto him.

24 And Joseph laid unto his brethren, I 16 And they sent messengers unto já die and God will surely visit you,and bring seph, saying, Thy father did command you out of this land, unto the land which before he died, saying,

he sware to Abraham,to Isaac,and to Jacob. 17 So shall ye say unto Joseph, For. 25 And Joseph took an oath of the chilgive, I pray thee now, the trespass

of thy dren of Israel," saying, God will surely brethren, and their fins for they did unto visit you, and ye Thall carry up my bones thee evil: And now, we pray thee, for- from hence. give the trespass of the servants of the 26 So Joseph died, being an hundred God of thy father. And Joseph wept and ten years old : and they embalmed when they spake unto him.

him, and he was pur in a coffin in Egypt.


The Second Book of MOSES, called EXODUS.
C H A P. I.

burdens. 'And they built for Pharaoh trea Tow these are the names of the sure-cities, Pithom and Raamfes... children of Israel which came 12 But the more they afflicted them the into Egypt, every man and his more they multiplied and grew. And they

houshoid came with Jacob. were grieved because of the children of 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Ifrael. 3 Iffachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, 13 And the Egyptians made the child 4 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad and Aler. dren of Israel to serve with rigour.

$ And all the souls that came out of the 14 And they made their lives bitter loyns of Jacob, were seventy souls: for with hard bondage, in morter, and in Joseph was in Egypt already.

brick, and in all manner of service in the 6 And Joseph died, and all his brethren, field: all their service wherein they made and all that generation.

them ferve, was wäh rigour, 7 And the children of Israel were Is And the king of Egypt fpake to the fruitful, and increased abundantly, and Hebrew midwives (of which the name multiplied, and waxed exceeding mighty; of one was Shiphrah, and the name of the and the land was filled with them. other Puah :)

8 Now there arose up a new king over 16 And he said, when ye do the office Egypt, which knew not Joseph.

of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and 9 And he said unto his people, Behold, see them upon the stools ; if it be a fon the people of the children of Israel are then ye shall kill bim, but if it be a daught mo and mightier than we.

ter, then the shall live. 10 Come on, let us deal wisely with 17 Bur the midwives feared God, and them:left they multiply,and it come to pass, did not as the king of Egypt commanded that when there falleth out any war, they them, but saved the men children alive. jaynalfountoour enemies and fight against 18 And the king of Egypt called for us, and foger them up out of the land. the midwives, and said unto them, why

u Therefore they did fer over them have ye done this thing, and have faved rask-mafters, to afflict them with their the men children alive?

Chap. ii, iij.

He fleeth to Midian. 19 And the midwives said unto Pha 13 And when he went out the second raoh, Because che Hebrew women are not day, behold two men of the Hebrews as the Egyptian women: for they are live. itrovę together : and he said to him that ly, and are delivered ere the midwives did the wrong, Wherefore smiteft thou come in unto them.

thy fellow ? 20 Therefore God dealt well with the 14 And he said, who made thee a midwives: and the people mulciplied, and prince and a judge over us? intendeft waxed very mighty.

thou to kill me, as thou killedd the Egy?1 And it came to pass, because the ptian? and Moses feared, and said, Surely, midwives feared God, that he made them this thing is known. houses.

15 Now when Pharaoh heard this thing.' 22 And Pharaoh charged all his people, he fought to Nay Moses. But Mofes fied saying, Every fon that is born ye shall cast from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in into che river, and every daughter

ye shall the land of Midian; and he sat down by save alive

a well. CH A P. II.

16 Now the priest of Midian had seven of Levi, and took to wife a daugh- ter, and filled the troughs to water their ter of Levi,

fathers flock. 2 And the woman conceived, and bare 17 And the shepherds came and drove a fon: and when she saw him that he was a them away: but Mofes ftood up and help. goodly child, she hid him three months. ed them, and watered their flock.

3 And when the could not longer hide 18 And when they came to Reuel their him, the took for him an ark of bulrushes, father, he faid, How is it that you are and daubed it with slime and with pitch, come fo soon to day? and put the child therein ; and the laid it 19 And they said, An Egyptian deliin the flags by the rivers brink. vered us out of the hand of the shepherds,

4 And his fifter stood afar off, to wit and also drew water enough for us, and what would be done to him.

watered the flock. s And the daughter of Pharaoh came 20 And he said unto his daughters, and down to wash her self at the river, and where is he? why is it that ye have left her maidens walked along by the rivers the man? Call him, that he may eat bread. fide: and when she saw the ark among the 21 And Moles was content to dwell flags, he sent her maid to fetch it. with the man: and he gave Moses Zip

8 And when she had opened it, she saw porah his daughter. the child: and behold, the babe wept. 22 And the bare him a fon, and he cak: And the bad compassion on him, and said, ed his name Gershom: for he said, I have This is one of the Hebrews children. been a stranger in a strange land.

7 Then said his fifter to Pharaohs daugh 23 [ And it came to pals in process of ter, Shall I go and call to thee a nurse of time, that the king of Egypt died, and the Hebrew women, that the may nurse the children of Israel sighed by reason of the child for thee?

the bondage, and they cried, and their 8 And Pharaohs daughter said unto her, cry came up unto God, by reason of the Go. And the maid went and called the bondage. childs mother.

24 And God heard their groaning, and . And Pharaohs daughter said unto her, God remembred his covenant with Abra Take this child away, and nurse it for me, ham, with Isaac, and with Jacob. and I will give ebee thy wages. And the 25 And God looked upon the children woman took the child, and nursed it. of Israel, and God had respect unto them, 10 And brought


the of Jethro came her son. And he called his name Moles: and the said, Because I drew him dian: and he led the flock to the back: out of the water.

fide of the desert, and came to the mounas 11 And it came to pass in those days, cain of God, even to Horeb. when Moses was grown, that lie went out 2 And the angel of the LORD appears unco his brethren, and looked on their ed unto him

in a fame of fire out of the burdens : and he spied an Egyptian (mi- midt of a bush : and he looked, and beting an Hebrew, one of his brethren, hold, the buff burned with fire, and the

12 And he looked this way and that buh was not consumed way, and when he saw that there was no * And Mofes said, I will now turn man, be New the Egyptian, and hid him afide, and see this great fight, why in the fanda

bush is not burni,

him unto Pharaohs daughterije dhe me Nhis father in law, che priest of me


Mofes sent to deliver Ifrael:

Hustod and leproste. 4. And when the LORD saw that he to me, saying, I have surely visited

you, and turned afde to fee, God called unto him seen that which is done to you in Egypt. out of the midst of the bush, and said, Mo 17 And I have said, I will bring you ses, Moses. And he said, Here am I. up out of the offliction of Egypt, unto the

Ś And he said, Draw oot nigh hither: land of the Canaanites, and the Hitrites, put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and place whereon thou standeft is holy ground. the Hivites, and the Jebufices, unto a land

6 Moreover he faid, I am the God of Aowing with milk and hony. thy father, the God of Abraham, the 18 And they shall hearken to thy voice: God of Isaac, and the God Jacob. And and thou shalt come, thou and the elders Moses hid his face: for he was afraid to of Israel unto the king of Egype, and you look upon God.

Mall say unto him, The LORD God of the 7 And the LORD said, I have surely. Hebrews hath met with us ; and now let seen the affli&ion of my people which are us go (we befeech thee) three days jourin Egypt, and have heard their cry, by ney into the wilderness, that we may fareason of their task-mafters: for I know crifice to the Lord our God. their forrows.

19 S And I am sure that the king of 8 And I am come down to deliver them Egypt will not let you go, no, not by a out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to mighty hand. bring them up out of that land, unto a 20 And I will stretch out my hand, gcod land and a large,unto a land flowing and smite. Egypt with all my wonders with milk and hony; unp the place of which I will do in the midst thereof; and the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the after that he will let you go. Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hi 21 And I will give this people favour vites, and the Jebuftes.

in the fight of the Egyptians : and it shall 9 Now therefore behold, the cry of the come to pass, that when ye go, ye shall children of Israel is come unto me: and I not go empty : have also feen the oppression wherewith 22 But every woman shall borrow of her the Egyptians oppress them.

neighbour, and of her that sojourneth in to Come now there fore, and I will her

house, jewels of filver, and jewels of send thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayest gold, and raiment: and ye shall put them bring forth my people the children or ll- upon your fons, and upon your daughters , rael out of Egypt.

and ye shall spoil the Egyptians. Il And Moses said unto God, who

CHAP. IV. that I thould bring forth the children of behold they will not believe me, nor Ilrael cut of Egypt?

hearken unto my voice: for they will say, 12 And he said, Certainly I will be The LORD hath not appeared unto thee. with thee, and this pould be a token unto 2 And the LORD said unto him, What thee, that I have sent thee:When thou haft is that in thine hand? and he said, A rod. brought forth the people out of Egypt, ye 3 And he said, Cat it on the ground; fhall serve God upon this mountain. and he caft it on the ground, and it became

13 And Moses said urto God, Behold, a ferpent: and Mofes fled from before it. when I come unto the children of Israel, 4 And the LORD said unto Moses, Put and shall lay unto them, The God of your forth thine hand, and take it by the tail. fathers hath sent me unto you, and they And he put forth his hand and caught ir, Thall say to me, What w his name? What and it became a rod in his hand. thall I lay unto them?

Ś That they may believe that the LORD 14 And God said unto Moses, I AM God of their fathers, the God of AbraTHAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt han the God of Maac, and the God of Jashou say unto the children of Israel, I cob bath appeared unto thee. AM hath sene me unto you.

6 7 And the LORD said furthermore 15 And God said moreover unto Moses, unto him, Put now thine hand into thy Thus thalt thou say unto the children of bosom ; and he put his hand into his boIfrael, The LORD God of your fathers, the fom: and when he took it out, behold, God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and his hand was leprous as Snow. the God of Jacob hath ient me unto you: 7 And he said, Put thine hand into thy ibis is my name for ever, and this is my bosom again: and he put his band into memorial unto all generations.

his bosom again, and plucked it out of 16. Go and gacher the elders of Israel his boicni, and behold, it was cuined atogether, and say unto them, Tha LORD gain as his or her fieth. God of your fathers, the God of Abra 8 And it shall come to pass, if they will

mi, of isaac, ard of Jacob, appeared un- not believe thee, neither hearktn to the

fak fay.

Chap. v. The Israelites task increased, poice of the first fign, that they will be that he may ferve me: and if thou refire hieve the voice of the latter fign. to let him go, behold, I will Nay thy son,

9 And it shall come to pass, if they will even thy first-born. not believe also these two figns, neither 24. And it came to pass by the way in beaten unto thy voice, that thou shalt the inn, that the LORD met him, and take of the water of the river, and pour fought

to kill him. it apua the dry-land: and the water which 25 Then Zipporah took a sharp stone, thou takeft out of the river, shall become and cut off the foreskin of her son, ant bbod upon the dry-land.

caft it at his fees, and said, Surely a bloody 10 And Mofes said unto the LORD, husband art thou to me. O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither 26 So he let him go: then she faid, A beretofore, nor since thou haft spoken un- bloody husband thou art because of the to thy fervant : but I am flow of speech, circumcision. and of a flow tongue.

27 ( And the Lord said to Aaron, Go ! And the Lord said unto him, who into the wilderness to meet Moses. And hath made mans mouth? or who makech he went and met him in the mount of the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the God, and kifl-d him. blind I have not I the LORD?

28 And Moses told Aaron all the words I Now therefore go, and I will be of the LORD,who had sent him, and all the with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou figns which he had commanded him.

28 9 And Moses and Aaron weat and 13 And he said, O my Lord, lend I pray gathered together all the elders of the chee, by the hand of him whom thou wilt children of lirael. fend.

30 And Aaron spake allthe words which 14 And the anger of the Lord was kin- the Lord had spoken unto Moses, and did dled against

Moles, and he said, is not Aa- the figns in the light of the people. pon the Levite thy brother? I know chat 31d the people believed: and when he can speak well. And also behold, he they heard that the LORD had visited the codech forth to meet thee: and when he children of lfrael, and that he had looked leech thee, he will be glad in his heart. upon their affli&ion, then they bowed

is And thou shalt speak unto him, and their heads and worshipped. put words in his mouth : and I will be

CHAP. V. with thy mouth, and with his mouth, and Nd afterward Moses and Aaron went will teach you whar ye hall do.

in, and cold Pharaoh, Thus fait'i 16 And he thall be thy spokesman unto the LORD God of Israel, Let my people the people: and he shall be, even he shall go, that they may hold a feast unto me in be to thee instead of a mouth, and thou the wilderness. 10k be to him instead of God.

2 And Pharaoh said, who is the LORD 17. And thou shalt take this rod in thine that I should obey his voice to let Itrael hand, wherewith thou shalt do figns. god I know not the LORD, neither will I

1$ ? And Mofes went and returned to let Israel go. Jethro his father in law and said unto him, 3 And they said, The God of the HeLet me go, I pray thee, and return unto brews hath met with us : let us 80, we my brahren, which are in Egypt, and lee pray thee, three days journey into th: hether they be yet alive. And Jethro defert, and facrifice unto the Lord our féd Moses, Go in peace.

God, left he fall upon us with peftilence 19 And the LORD said unto Moses in or with the sword. Midian, Go, return into Egypt; for all 4 And the king of Egypt Caid unto them, tëz men are dead which fought thy life. Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, lec

20 And Moles took his wife, and his the people from their works ? get you fries, and let them upon an als, and he unto your burdens. returned to the land of Egypt. And Mo s And Pharaoh laid, Behold, the peo. los took the rod of God

in his hand. ple of the land now are many, and you 2 And the LORD said unto Moses, make them reft from their

burdens. When thoa goeft to return into Egypt, 6 And Pharaoh commanded the same la ribet chou do all those wonders before day the ta:k-masters of the people, and Faraoh which I have put in thine hand their

officers, saying, bz I will harden his heart, that he shall 7 Ye Mall no more give the people ftraw Dix la the people go.

to make brick, as herecofore : ter chem go 22 And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, and gather straw for themselves. Tha saith the LORD, Israel is my son, 8 And the tale of the bricks which they jebe my fi-ft-born

did make heretofore, you mall lay up on i tind I say unto thee, Let my son go, them; you shall not diminish qught ther

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