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Mofes complaint to God.

Vou Tun Wema "ww. for they be idle, therefore they cry, saying, them go, and with a strong hand shall be Let us go and facrifice to our God. drive them out of his land.

9 Let there more work be laid upon the 2 And God (pake unto Moles, and said men, that they may labour therein: and unto him, I am the LORD : let them not regard vain words.

3 And I appeai ed unto Abraham, unto 10 I And the task-matters of the peo- Ifaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of God ple went out, and their officers, and they Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH {pakė to the people, saying, Thus faith was I not known to them. Pharaoh, I will not give you Atraw. 4 And I have also eftablished my cove

Il Goye, ger you Araw where you can nant with them, to give them the land of find it: yet not ought of your work thall Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage, be diminished.

wherein they were krangers, 12 So the people were scattered abroad s And I have also heard the groaning throughout all the land of Egypt, to gather of the children of Israel, whom the EgyItubble in tead of Araw.

ptians keep in bondage : and I have re13 And the task-matters hafted them, membred my covenant. faying, Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, 6 Wherefore say unto the children of If as when there was straw.

rael, I am the LORD, and I will bring you 14 And the officers of the children of out from under the burders of the EgyptiIsrael, which Pharaohs task-mafters had ans,and I will rid you out of their bondage : set over them, were beaten, and demand. and I will redeem you with a stretched. ed, Wherefore have ye not fulfilled your out arm, and with great judgment. task in making brick, both yesterday, and 7 And I will take you to me for a peoto day, as heretofore?

ple, and I will be to you a God; and yę is & Then the officers of the children shall know that I am the LORD your God af Israel came and cried unto Pharaoh, which bringech you our from under the faying, Wherefore dealtft thou thu ith burdens of the Egyptians. thy servants ?

8 And I will bring you in unto the land. zó There is no Araw given unto thy concerning the which I did swear to give servants, and they say to us, Make Brick: it, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob and behold, thy servants are beaten ; but and I will give it you for an heritage : the fault is in thine own people.

I am the LORD. 17 But he said, Ye are idle, ye are ille: 99 And Mores spake so unto the chilaherefore ye say, Let us go, and do lacri- dren of Israel: but they hearkned not unfice to the LORD.

to Moses for anguish of spirit,and for cruel 18 Go, therefore now and work: for bondage. 'there shall no straw be given you,yet fall 10 And the LORD spake unto Mofes, ye deliver the tale of bricks.

saying, 19 And the officers of the children of il Go in, speak unto Pharaoh king of Ifrael did see that they were in evil cafe Egypt, that he let the children of Israel go after it was said, Ye shall not minish ought out of his land. from your þricks of your daily task. 12 And Moles fpake before the LORD,

20 9 And they met Moses and Aaron, saying, Behold, the children of Israel have who stood in the way as they came forth not hearkned unto me; how then thall from Pharaoh.

Pharaoh hear me, who am of uncircum21 And they said unto them, The LORD cised lips? look upon you, and judge ; because you 13 And the LORD spake unto Moses, have made our favour to be abhorred in and unto Aaron, and gave them a charge the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of unto the children of Israel, and unto Phahis servants, to put a Tword in their hands raoh king of Egypt ; to bring the chil. to slay us.

dren of Israel out of the land of Egypt. 22 And Mofes returned unto the LORD, 14 I These be the heads of their fathers and faid, Lord, Wherefore baft thou so evil houles: The sons of Reuben the firft-born intreated this people? why is it that thou of Israel ; Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and haft fent me?

Carmi: there be the families of Reuben. 23 For fince I came to Pharaoh to speak 15 And the fons of Simeon, Jemuel, and in thy name, he hath done evil to this peo- Jamin, and Qhad, and Jachin, and Zohar, ple; neither haft thou delivered thy peo. and Shaul the fon of a Canaanitish wople at all.

man : these are the families of Simeon. C H A P. VI.

16 And these are the names of the Hen the LORD said unto Mofes, Now fons of Levi, according to their generashalt thou see what I will do to Pha- tions ; Germon and Kohath , and Mefor with » Arong hand fall he let rari; and the years of the life of Levi,

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The genealogie of Levi, &c. Chap. ij. Mofes rod turned into a serpent, scere an bundred thirty and leven years, ple the children of Israel, out of the land

17 The sons of Gershon, Libni, and of Egypt, by great judgments. Shimi according to their families,

s And the Egyptians Thall know that I' 18 And the tons of Rohath , Amram, am the LORD, when I ftretch forth mine ard Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzzieli And hand upon Egypt, and bring out the chilthe years of the life of Kohath, were an dren of Israel from among them. hundred thirty and three years.

6 And Moses and Aaron did as the 19. And the sons of Merari , Mahali, LORD commanded them, so did they. and Mufi: there are the families of Levi, , And Mofes was fourscore years old,, according to their generations.

and Aaron fourscore and three years old, 20 And Amram rook him Jochebed his when

they fpake unto Pharaoh. fathers filter to wife, and the bare him 8 4 And the LORD (pake unto Moses Aaron and Mofes : and the years of the and unto Aaron, saying, 1.fe of Amran, were an hundred and thir. 9 When Pharaoh mall speak unto you,', ty and seven years.

saying, Shew a miracle for you: then thou 21 And the sons of Izhar , Korah, fhalt lay unto Aaron, Take thy rod and calc and Nepheg, and Zichri.

it before Pharaoh, and it shall become a ?? And the sons of Uzziel, Mihael, serpent. and Elzaphan, and Zithri.

10 And Mores and Aaron went in una 23 And Aaron took him Elifheba daugh- to Pharaoh, and they did so as the LORD ter of Amminadab, fifter of Naahon to had commanded: and Aaron cast down wife; and the bare him Nadab and Abi- his rod before Pharaoh, and before his hu, Eleazar and Ithamar.

servants, and it became a serpent. 34 And the fons of Korah ; Affir, and I! Then Pharaoh also called the wiseEkanah, and Abiasaph: these are the fa- men and the forcerers : now the magicicilies of the Korhires.

ans of Egypt, they also did in like mane 25 And Eleazar Aarons fon took him ner with their inchantinents. ose of the daughters of Putiel to wife ; 12 For they cast down every man his and the bare him Phinehas: these are the rod, and they became serpents: but Aaheads of the fathers of the Levites , ac rons rod (wallowed up their rods. cording to their families.

13 And he hardned Pharaohs heart, that 26 These are that Aaron and Mofes, to he hearkned not unto them; as the LORD whom the LORD said, Bring out the chil. had said. dren of Israel from the land of Egypt, ac 14 I And the LORD said unto Mofes, cording to their armies.

Pharaohs heart is hardned, he refufeth to 37 These are they which (pake ro Pha- let the people go. raob king of Egypt, to bring out the chil., is Get thee unto Pharaoh in the morning), dren of Israel from Egypt: these are that lo, he goeth out unto the water, and thou. Moies and Aaron.

Thalç stand by the rivers brink, againft he 28 ç And it came to pass on the day come: and the rod which was turned to a. bez the LORD Spake unto Moses in the serpent shalt thou take in thine hand. Land of Egypt,

16 And thou shalt say unto him, The 29 Thar the LORD spake unto Moses,fay. LORD God of the Hebrews hath fens me ing, I am the LORD: speak thou unto Pha- unto thee, saying, Let my people go, that rooh king of Egypt all that I say unto thee. they may ferve me in the wilderness: and

3o And Moles said before the LORD, behold, hitherto thou wouldft not hear. Behold, I am of uncircumciled lips, and 17 Thus faith the LORD, In this thou bow ball Pharaoh hearken unto me?

fhalt know that I am the LORD : behold, , CHAP. VII.

I will smite with the rod that is in mine I have made thee a god to Phara- river, and they suall be turned to blood. oa and Aaron thy brother shall-be thy 18 And the fish that is in the river fall propbet.

die, and the river shall itink; and the 2 Thou shalt speak all that I command Egyptians shall loath to drink of the water thee: and Aaron thy brother fall speak of the river., unko Pharaoh, that he send the children 19 And the LORD spake unto Moof Israel out of his land.

ses, Say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and 3 And I will harden Pharaohs heart, and Atretch out thine hand upon the waters of multiply figns and my wonders in the Egypt, upon their ftreams, upon their riland of Egypt.

vers, and upon their ponds, and upon all 4 But Pharaoh shall not hearken unto their pools of water, that they may beyou, char I may lay my hand upon Egypr, come blood, and that there may be blood und bring forth mine armies, and my peor throughout all the land of Egypt, both it

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20 And Moles and Aaron did 6, as the Be it according to thy word : that th LORD commanded : and he lift up the rod mayest know, that there is none like us and {mote the waters that were in the ri- the LORD our God. yer,in the fight of Pharaoh, and in the fight 11 And the frogs shall depart from th of his servants : and all the waters that were and from thy houses, and from chy 1 in the river, were murned to blood. vants, and from thy people; they shall

21 And the fiih chat was in the river main in the river only. died : and he river ftunk, and the Egy 12 Anel Mofes and Aaron went out fri Prins could not drink of the water of the Pharaoh : and Mofes cried unto the Lor siver; and there was blood throughout al because

of the frogs which he had broug the land of Egypi.

against Pharaoh. 22 And the magicians of Egypt did to 13 And the LORD did according to : with their inchantments : and Pharaohs word of Moses : and the frogs died ou heart was hardned, neither did he hear the houses, out of the villages, and out ken unto them; as the Lord had said. the fields.

23. And Pharaoh turned and went into 14 And they gathered them toget his house, neither did he fet his heart to upon heaps: and the land ftank this also

15 But when Pharaoh saw that the 24 And all the Egyptians digged round was respite, be hardned his heart, a about the river for warer to drink; for they bearkned not into them ; as the Lo could not drink of the water of the river. had faid.

25. And seven days were tulfilled, after 16 4 And the Load said unto Mo that the Lord had smitten the river Say unto Aaron, Stretch out thy rod, a CHA P. VIII.

smite the duft of the land, that it may 1 A come liced the sense landen er der

unro Pharaoh, and say unco him, 17. And they did fo , for Aaron ftreti Tnus faith the LORD, Let my people go, ed out his hand with his rod, and so tñat they may serve me.

the duft of the earth, and it became li a And if thou refuse to let them go, be in man and inobeast: all the duft of i hold, I will smite allthy borders with frogs. land became lice throughout all the la

:3 Alld the river ihall bring forth frogs of Egypt. abundantly, which thall go up and come 18 And the magicians did so with th into thine house, and into thy bed-cham- inchantments to bring forth lice, but th ber, and upon thy bed, and into the house could not: fo there were lice upon m of thy servants, and upon thy people, and and upon beaft into thine ovens, and into thy kneading 19Then the magicians said unto Pharac troughs.

This is the finger of God: and Pharac 4 And the frogs shall come up both on heart was hardned, and he hearkned i thee, and upon thy people, and upon all unto them, as the Lord had said. thy servants.

20 I And the LORD said unto Mod s And the Lord (pake unto Mofes, Rise up early in the moming; and Itai Say unto Aaron, Stretch forth thine hand before Pharaoh, (lo, he cometh forth with thy rod over the streams, over the ri- the water) and say unto him, Thus fai vers, and over the ponds, and cause frogs the LORD, Let my people go, that th: to come up upon the land of Egypt. may serve me.

6 And Aaron Etretched out his hand 21 Else if thou wilt not let my peop over the waters of Egypt, and the frogs go, behold, I will send swarms of flies u came up, and covered the land of Egypt. on thee, and upon thy servants, and up

7 And the magicians did lo with their thy people, and into thy houses: and it inchantments, and brought up frogs upon houses of the Egyptians shall be full the land of Egypt.

fwarns of flies, and also the ground wher 89 Then Pharaoh called for Miles on they are. and Aaroo,' and said, Intreat the LORD, 22 And I will lever in that day the lan that he miy take away the frogs fron me, of Gohen, in which my people dwel and from my people : and I will let the that no (warms of flies shall be there ; ! people go, that they may do facrifice unto the end thou mayest know, that I am th the LORD.

Lord in the midst of the earth. 9 And Moses said ånto Pharaoh, Glory 23 And I will put a division between over me : when shall I intreat for thee,and my people and thy people: to morro. for thy servants, and for thy people to de- mall this fign be. Atroyine frogs from thee, and thy houses, 24 And the LORD did fo: and there 2: they may remain in the river only ? came a grievous fwarm of flies into th

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voyagana viando hoale of Pharaoh, and into his servants ned, and he did not let the people go. houses, and into all the land of Egyp: : 89 And the LORD said unto Moses, the land was corrupted by reason of the and unto Aaron, Take to you handfuls of swarm of flies

alhes of the furnace, and let Mofes sprinkle 25 And Pharaoh called for Moses, it towards the heaven in the fight of Pha. and for Aaron,and said, Go ye,facrifice to rach. your God in the land.

9 And it shall become small duft in a!! 26 And Moses said, It is not meer fo to the land of Egypt, and shall be a boylbreakdo; for we fall sacrifice the abomination ing forth with blains, upon man, and upon of the Egyptians to the LORD Our God: beast, throighout as he land of Egypt. Lo, fhall we sacrifice the abomination of 10 And they took ashes of the furnace, the Egyprians before their eyes, and will and food before Pharaoh, and Mofes they got stone us?

fprinkled it up toward heaven; and it 27 We will go three days journey into became a boyl breaking forth with blains, the wilderness, and sacrifice to the LORD upon man, and upon beast. our God, as he shall command us.

11 And the magicians could not ftan 28 And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, before Moses, because of the boyl: for the that ye may sacrifice to the LORD your boy! was upon the magicians, and upon God in the wildernels; only you fhall not all the Egyptians, go very far away: intreat for me.

12 And the LORD hardned the heart of 29 And Moses said, Behold, I go out Pharaoh, and he hearkned not unto then , from thee, and I will intreat the LORD, as the LORD had spoken unto Moses char the swarms of flies may depart from 13 9 And the LORD {wid unto Moses, Pbirtoh, from his servants, and from his Rise up early in the morning, and fand people, io morrow; but let not Pharaoh before Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus deal deceitfully any more, in not letting faith the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let the people go to sacrifice to the LORD. my people go that they may serve me.

30 And Mofus went out from Pharaoh, 14 For I will ai this time rend all my and intreated the LORD.

plagues upon chine heart, and upon ty 31 And the LORD did according to the servants, and upon thy people : tha thu word of Moses, and he removed the mayest know that incre is none like me in fwarns of flies from Pharaoh, from his ser- all the earth. Vents, and from his people: there remain Is For now I will ftretch out my hara, cd not one.

that I may smite thee and thy people wiel ..3? And Pharaoh hardped his heart at peftilence ; and thou halt be cut off from this time allo, neither would he let the the earth. people go.

16 And in very deed for this caufe have CHA P. IX.

I raised thee up,, for to thew in shee my *Hen the LORD said unto Moles, Go power, and that my name may be de

in unro Pharaoh, and tell him, Thus clared throughout all the earth. faith the LORD God of the Hebrews, Lea 17. As yet exaltest tho: thy self againt my people go, that they may serve me. my people, that thou wilt not let then go?

? For if thou refale to let them go, and 18 Behold, to morrow about this time, wik hold them ftill,

I will cause it to rain a very grievous hail, 3 Behold, the handofthe Lord is upon such as hath not been in Egypt, lince the thy carrel which is in the field, upon the foundation thereof, even until now. borses, upon the affes, upon the camels, 19 Send therefore now, and gather thy Lipon the oxen, and upon the sheep: there. catrel, and all that thou hast in the field: Joak be a very grievous murrain. for upon every man and beast which sha')

4 And the LORD shall sever between be found in the field, and thall not be the cartel of Irael, and the cartel of Egypt: brought home, che hail shall come down and there thall nothing die of all that is the upon them, and they shall die. Childrens of Ifrael.

20 He char feared the word of the LORD $ And the Lord appointed a set time, amongst the servants of Pharaoh, mata faring, To morrow the LORD thall do this his fervants and his cartel fice into the ning in the land.

houses. 6 And the Lord did that thing on the 21 And he thas regarded not the word 19 ET YW, and all the carcel of Egypt died: of the LORD, left his servants, and his 5x of the cattel of the children of Israel cattei in the field. died not one.

22 And the Lord said unto Mofes, 7 And Pharaoh sent, and behold, there Stretch forth chine hand toward hcaves, was not one of the carrel of the Israelites that there may be hail in all the land of deid. And the heart of Pharaoh was hard. Egypt s upon man, and upon beal, ant

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upon every herb of the field, throughout 3 And Mofes and Aaron came in unt che land of Egypt.

Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus faith 23 And Mofes stretched forth his rod the LORD God of the Hebrews, How lon toward heaven, and the LORD fent thun- wilt thou refuse to humble thy self before der and hail, and the fire ran along upon me ? Let my people go, that they ma the ground, and the Lord rained hail ferve me. upon the land of Egypt.

4 Elle if thou refuse to let my peop! 24 $o there was hail, and fire mingled go, behold, to morrow will I bring cho with the hail, very grievous, such as there locufts into thy coaft. was none like it in all the land of Egypt, s. And they shall cover the face of th fince it became a nation.

earth, that one cannot be able to see thi 25 And the hail fmote throughout all earth: and they shall eat the residue of the the land of Egypt, all that was in the which is escaped, which remaineth unt? field, both man and beaft : and the hail you from the hail, and shall eat every, treca {mote every herb of the field, and brake which groweth for you out of the field. every cree of the field.

6 And they shall fill thy houses, and the 26 Only in the land of Goshen, wherethe houses of all thy servants, and the hous children of Israel were, was there no hail of all the Egyptians, which neither the

27 9 And Pharaoh sent, and called for fathers, nor thy fathers fathers have feez Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, I fince the day that they were upon the have finned this time: the LORD is righ- earth, unto this day. And he turned hit teous, and I and my people are wicked. self, and went out from Pharaoh.

28 Intreat the LORD (for it is enough) 7 And Pharaohs servants said unto his that there be no more mighty thundrings How long shall this man be a snare un and hail; and I will let you go, and ye us ? Let the men go, that they may fert Mall Aay no longer.

the LORD their God: Knoweft thou o 29 And Moses said unto him, Afsoon as yet, that Egypt is destroyed ? I am gone out of the city, I will spread a 8 And Moles and Aaron were broug broad my hands unto the LORD : and the again unto Pharaoh : and he said un thunder shall cease, neither shall there be them, Go, serve the LORD your God: bi any more hails that thou mayest know who are they that shall goz how that the earth is the LORDS.

9 And Moses said, we will go with oi 30 But as for thee and thy servants, I young, and with our old, with our for know that ye will not yet fear the Lord and with our daughters , with our flock God,

and with our herds will we go: for 31 And the flax, and the barley was must hold a feast unto the LORD. {mitten: for the barley was in the ear, io And he said unto them, Let th and the flax was bolled.

LORD be lo with you, as I will let you g 32 But the wheat and the rie were not and your little ones: look to it, for evil mitten: for they were not grown up.

33 And Moses went cut of the city 11 Not so: go now ye that ars mei from Pharaoh, and spread abroad his and serve the LORD, for that you did d hands unto the LORD: and the thunders fire. And they were driven out fro and hail ceased, and the rain was not Pharaohs presence. poured upon the earch.

12 | And the Lord said unto Mole 34 And when Pharaoh saw that the rain, Stretch out thine hand over the land of I and the hail, and the thunders were cea- gypt for the locusts, that they may con ted, he finned yet more, and hardned his up upon the land of Egypt, and eac ever heart, he and his servants.

herb of the land, even all that the ha 35 And the heart of Pharaoh was hard. hath left. ned, neither would he let the children of 13And Mofes Aretched forth his rodovi Israel gos, as che LORD had spoken by the land of Egypt, and the LORD brougl moles,

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and all that night: and when it was mori unto Pharaoh:for I have hardned his 14 And the locufts went up over all th heart, and the heart of his fervants ; that land of Egypt, and refted in all the coaf I might shew thefe my fizes before hin: of Egypt: very grievous were they be

2. And that thou trayeft rell in the cars fore them there were no such locusts of thy son, and of thy fons ron, what things they, neither after them thall be such. I have wrought in Egypt, and my signs 15 For they covered the face of it which I have done amongst them; that ye whole earth, forhat the land was darkne

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