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The burning bush
EXODUS, III. Moses commissioned to deliver Israel. that did the wrong, Wherefore smitest, B. C. 1533. thy father, the God of Abraham, the God thou thy fellow?
of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And 14 And he said, Who made thee a prince a prince.
Moses hid his face; for he was afraid a to ' and a judge over us? intendest thou to a Ju.13.2. look upon God. kill me, as thou killedst the Egyptian?
7 And the Lord said, I have surely seen And Moses feared, and said, Surely this Ne.9.9. the affliction of my people which are in thing is known.
Egypt, and have heard their cry by rea15 Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, Ex.222. son of their task-masters; for I know d their he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled a Ps.142.3. sorrows; from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the 2 or, prince. 8 And I am come down to deliver them
e c.6.6-8; land of Midian: and he sat down by a well.
out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to 16 Now the priest of 2 Midian had seven Ge.31. 11. bring them up out of that land unto a good daughters: and they came and s drew wa
land s and a large, unto a land · flowing ter, and filled the troughs to water their Nu 23:19.
with milk and honey; unto the place of the father's flock.
Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the 17 And the shepherds came and drove Eze.20.6. Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hithem away: but Moses stood up and help
vites, and the Jebusites. ed them, and watered their flock.
9 Now therefore, behold, the cry of the 18 And when they came to s Reuel their Nu.19.29. children of Israel is come unto me: and I father, he said, How is it that ye are come
have also seen the oppression wherewith so soon to-day?
the Egyptians or press them. 19 And they said, An Egyptian delivered
10 Come now, therefore, and I will send us out of the hand of the shepherds, and i re: 105.26. i thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayest also drew water enough for us, and water
bring forth my people, the children of Ised the flock.
rael, out of Egypt. 20 And he said unto his daughters, And
11 And Moses said unto God, Who am
j Ge.31.51. where is he? why is it thal ye have left the * Je.1.6. I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and man? call him, that he inay i eat bread.
that I should bring forth the children of 21 And Moses was content " to dwell m c.18.2. Israel, out of Egypt? with the man: and he gave Moses m Zip
12 And he said, Certainly I will be with porah his daughter.
n thee: and this shall be a token unto thee, 22 And she bare him a son, and he called
that I have sent thee; When thou hast his name Gershom: 4 for he said, I have * 1.4. stran brought forth the people out of Egypt, been a stranger in a strange land.
this moun 23 And it came to pass, in process of
tain. time, that the king of Egypt died: and the Nu.27.16. 13 And Moses said unto God, Behold, children of Israel ° sighed by reason of the
when I come unto the children of Israel, bondage,
and they cried; and their cry came p Ge.18.20 and shall say unto them, The God of your up unto God, P by reason of the bondage. 22.33,27.
fathers hath sent me unto you; and they 24 And God heard their groaning, and
shall say to me, What is his name? what God remembered his covenant ! with Abra- 9 Ge.15.14. shall I say unto them? ham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.
14 And God said unto Moses, I AM 25 And God looked upon the children of kner. THAT I AM: ” and he said, Thus shalt Israel, and God 5 had respect unto them.
thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM CHAP. III.
hath sent me unto you. COW Moses kept the flock of Jethro
15 And God said, moreover, unto Moses,
Thus shalt thou say unto the children of an: and he led the flock to the back side
Israel, The LORD God of your fathers, the of the desert, and came to the mountain of s c.18.5. God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and God, even to Horeb.
the God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you: 2 And the angel of the Lord appeared
this is my name for ever, and this is my unto him in a flame of fire, out of the midst
memorial « unto all generations. of a bush: * and he looked, and, behold,
16 Go, and gather the elders of Israel tothe bush burned with fire, and the bush 135.13. gether, and say unto them, The LORD God, was not consumed.
of your fathers, the God of Abraham, of 3 And Moses said, I will now turn aside,
Isaac, and of Jacob, appeared unto ine, and see this great sight, why the bush is
saying, I have surely visited - you, and not burnt.
seen that which is done to you in Egypt: 4 And when the Lord saw that he turned wGe.15.13-20. 17 And I have said, I will bring you aside to see, God called unto him out of 2 Ge.72.1,11. up out of the affliction of Egypt unto the the midst of the bush, and said, 2 Moses, y c.19.12. land of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, Moses. And he said, Here am I.
and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and 5 And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put : Ge.28.13. the Hivites, and the Jebusites, unto a land off thy shoes y from off thy feet, for ihe
flowing with milk and honey. place whereon thou standest is holy ground.
18 And they shall hearken to thy voice: 6 Moreover he said, 'I am the God of 52 and thou shalt come, thou and the elders
strong hand. d Is.50.4.
18.19. m ver.2.
His rod turned into a Serpent. EXODUS, IV.
Moses returns into Egypt of Israel, unto the king of Egypt; and yel B. C. 1491. thy servant: but I am slow of speech, and shall say unto him, The LORD God of the
of a slow tongue. Hebrews hath « met with us : and now a No.23.3,&c.
11 And the Lord said unto him, Who let us go, we beseech thee, three days' Ps.94:9 hath made man's mouth? b or who maketh
Je.1.6,9. journey into the wilderness, that we may
the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the sacrifice to the LORD our God.
blind? have not I the Lord? 19 And I am sure that the king of Egypt
12 Now therefore go, and I will be with will not let you go, no, not by a mighty or be born thy mouth, and teach thee what d thou hand. 20 And I will stretch out my hand, and
13 And he said, O my Lord, send, I smite Egypt with all my wonders which e c.7,3;
pray thee, by the hand of him whom thou I will do in the midst thereof: and after
wilt send. that she will let you go.
14 And the anger of the LORD was 21 And I will give this people 8 favour
kindled against Moses; and he said, Is in the sight of the Egyptians: and it shall 2 or,shouldest. not Aaron the Levite thy brother? I know come to pass, that, when ye go, ye shall .c.12.31. that he can speak well. And also, benot go empty;
hold, he cometh forth to meet thee; and 22 But every woman shall borrow h of si ver.27.
when he seeth thee, i he will be glad in her neighbour, and of her that sojourneth
his heart. in her house, jewels of silver, and jew-li Nu.22.38. 15 And thou shalt speak unto him, and els of gold, and raiment: and ye shall 23.5,&c. put words ; in his mouth: and I will be put them upon your sons, and upon your
with thy mouth, and with his mouth, and daughters; and ye shall * spoil the Egyp
shall do. tians.
16 And he shall be thy spokesman unto CHAP. IV.
the people: and he shall be, even he shall behold, they will not ,
shalt be to him instead ' of God. hearken unto my voice: for they will say,
17 And thou shalt take this rod min The Lord hath not appeared unto thee.
thine hand, wherewith thou shalt do signs. 2 And the LORD said unto him, What is
18 And Moses went, and returned to 4 that in thine hand? And he said, A rod.
Jethro his father-in-law, and said unto him, 3 And he said, Cast it on the ground.
Let me go, I pray thee, and return .unto And he cast it on the ground, and it became
my brethren which are in Egypt, and see a serpent; and Moses fled from before it.
whether they be yet alive. And Jethro 4 And the LORD said unto Moses, Put
said to Moses, Go in peace. forth thine hand, and take it by the tail.
19 And the LORD said unto Moses in And he put forth his hand, and caught it,
Midian, Go, return into Egypt: for all the and it became a rod in his hand:
are dead, which sought thy life. 5 That they may o believe that the LORD
20 And Moses took his wife and his sons, God of their fathers, the God of Abra
and set them upon an ass, and he returnham, the God of Isaac, and the God of
ed to the land of Egypt: and Moses took Jacob, hath appeared unto thee.
the rod P of God in his hand. 6 And the LORD said furthermore unto
21. And the LORD said unto Moses, him, Put now thine hand into thy bosom.
When thou goest to return into Egypt, And he put his hand into his bosom; and
see that thou do all those I wonders before when he took it out, behold, his hand was sc.7.3,&c. Pharaoh, which I have put in thine hand: leprous" as snow.
but I will harden his heart, that he shall 7 And he said, Put thine hand into thy 15.6.10,
not let the people go. bosom again. And he put his hand into
22 And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, his bosom again, and plucked it out of
Thus saith the LORD, Israel is my son,' his bosom; and, behold, it was u turned t De.14.1.
even my first-born: again as his other flesh.
23. And I say unto thee, Let my son go, 8 And it shall come to pass, if they will
that he may serve me: and if thou refuse not believe thee, neither hearken to the
to let him go, behold, I will slay' thy son, voice of the first sign, that they will be
even thy first-born. lieve the voice of the latter sign.
24 And it came to pass, by the way in the 9 And it shall come to pass, if they will r knife inn, that the LORD w met him, and sought not believe also these two sigos, neither made il to * kill him. hearken unto thy voice, that thou shalt
25 Then Zipporah took a sharp 5 stone, take of the water of the river, and pour
and y cut off the foreskin of her so!), and it upon the dry land: and the water, which : a man of
cast 6 il at his feet, and said, Surely a thou takest out of the river 7 shall become
bloody husband art thou to me.
9 since yester? blood upon the dry land.
day, nor 26 So he let him go: then she said, A 10 And Moss said unto the LORD,
bloody husband thou art, because of the Lord, I am not eloquent, neither here
circumcision. tofore, ' nor since thou hast spoken unto
27 And the LORD said to Aaron, Go
Mat.2.20. o c.19.9.
i to stink.
The Message to Pharaoh.
God promises to deliver Israel. into the wilderness to meet Moses. And B. C. 1491. 14 And the officers of the children of he went, and met him in the mount a of
Israel, which Pharaoh's task-masters had God, and kissed him.
set over them, were beaten, and demand28 And Moses told Aaron all the words
ed, Wherefore have ye not fulfilled your of the LORD who had sent him, and all
task in making brick, both yesterday and the signs which he had commanded him.
to-day, as heretofore? 29 And Moses and Aaron went and
15 Then the officers of the children of Isgathered together all the elders of the
rael came and cried unto Pharaoh, saying, children of Israel:
Wherefore dealest thou thus with thy ser30 And Aaron spakob all the words ver. 16. vants? which the Lord had spoken unto Moses,
16 There is no straw given unto thy serand did the signs in the sight of the people.
vants, and they say to us, Make brick: 31 And the people believed: ' and when c c.3.18. and, behold, thy servants, are beaten; they heard that the Lord had visited the ver.8,9. but the fault is in thine own people. children of Israel, and that he had looked
17 But he said, Ye are idle, ye are idle: upon their affliction, then they bowed
therefore ye say, Let us go and do sacritheir heads d and worshipped.
fice to the LORD.. CHAP. V.
18 Go therefore now, and work; for ND afterward Moses and Aaron went 1 Ch.29.20. there shall no straw be given you, yet in, and told Pharaoh, Thus saith the
shall ye deliver the tale of bricks. Lord God of Israel, Let my people go,
19 And the officers of the children of Isthat they may hold a feast s unto me in the le De.32.36. rael did see that they were in evil e case, wilderness.
after it was said, Ye shall not minish 2 And Pharaoh said, s Who is the Lord, c.10.9. aught from your bricks of your daily task. that I should obey his voice to let Israel 36:18,35.
20 And they met Moses and Aaron, who go? I know not the LORD, neither will I
stood in the way, as they came forth from let Israel go.
Pharaoh; 3 And they said, The God of the “ He- n c.3.18. 21 And they said unto them, The Lord brews hath met with us: let us go, we pray
look upon you, and judge; because ye have thee, three days' journey into the desert, and Ge.34.30. made our savour to be abhorred i in sacrifice unto the Lord our God; lest he fall
of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of upoa us with pestilence, j or with the sword.
his servants, to put a sword in their hand 4 And the king of Egypt said unto them,
to slay us. Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, let
22 And Moses returned unto the LORD, the people from their works? get you unto
and said, Lord, wherefore hast thou so your burdens,
evil-entreated k this people? why is it that 5 And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people
thou hast sent me? of the land now are many, and ye make
23 For since I came to Pharaoh to speak them rest from their burdens.
in thy name, he hath done evil to this 6 And Pharaoh commanded the same 2 delivering people; 2 neither hast thou delivered thy day the task-masters of the people, and
people at all. their officers, saying,
CHAP. VI. 7 Ye shall no more give the people straw
THEN the Lord said unto Moses, Now to make brick, as heretofore: let them go Ps.12.5. and gather straw for themselves.
raoh: for with a strong hand m shall he And the tale of the bricks, which they did. Ps.106.41. let them go, and with a strong hand shall inake heretofore, ye shall layo upon them;
3 or, JEHO- The drive them " out of his land. ye shall not diminish aught thereof: for 4 Let the work 2 And God spake unto Moses, and said they be idle; therefore they cry, saying, upon the unto him, I am the 3 Lord: Let us go and sacrifice to our God.
3 And I appeared unto Abraham, unto 9 Let 4 there more work be laid upon 35.11;
Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of the men, that they may labour therein;
God P Almighty; but by my name ? JE
qc.3.14. and let them not regard vain ” words.
HOVAH was I not known to them. 10 And the task-masters of the people 13.2.8.
4 And I have also established my covewent out, and their officers, and they J10.8.58. nants with them, to give them the land spake to the people, saying, Thus saith , 2 Kl.18.20. of Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage, Pharaoh, I will not give you straw.
s Ge.17.7,8. wherein they were strangers. 11 Go ye, get you straw where ye can
5 And I have also heard the groaning find it: yet not aught of your work shall Ds.165.€. of the children of Israel, whom the Egypbe diminished.
tians keep in bondage; and I have a
5 a matter of a 12 So the people were scattered abroad
membered day in his
my covenant, throughout all the land of Egypt, to ga- dan: 6 Wherefore say unto the children of Isther stubble instead of straw.
rael, I am the Lord, and I will bring you 13 And the task-masters hasted them,
out v from under the burdens of the Egypsaying, Fulfil your works, your 5 daily
tians, and I will rid you out of their bondtasks, as when there was straw.
54 age; and I will w redeem you with a
thou hast not
1 2 Ch.20.17.
The genealogy of Reuben, &c. EXODUS, VII. Moses receives enlarged authority. stretched-out arm, and with great judg- B. C. 1491. 24 And the sons of Korah; Assir, and ments:
Elkanah, Abiasaph: these are the families 7 And I will take you to me " for a peo
of the Korhites. ple, and I will be to you a God: and ye
25 And Eleazar, Aaron's son, took him shall know that I am the LORD your God,
one of the daughters of Putiel to wife; and which bringeth_you out from under the Jos.24.33. she bare him Phinehas: these are the burdens of the Egyptians.
heads of the fathers of the Levites, ac8 And I will bring you in unto the land, lift up my cording to their families. concerning the which'I did swear to give
26 These are that Aaron and Moses, to it to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; and
whom the LORD said, Bring out the chilI will give it you for an heritage: I am the
dren of Israel from the land of Egypt, acLORD.
cording to their armies. 9 And Moses spake so unto the children dc.5.1; 27 These are they which spake to . Phaof Israel: but they hearkened not o unto 2 shortness,or, raoh king of Egypt, to bring out the chilMoses for 2 anguish of spirit, and for cruel straitness, dren of Israel • from Egypt: these are that bondage.
Moses and Aaron. 10 And the Lord spake unto Moses, say
28 And it came to pass, on the day when ing,
the Lord spake unto Moses in the land of 11 Go in, speak unto Pharaoh king of
Egypt, Egypt, that he let the children of Israel go
29 That the LORD spake unto Moses, out of his land.
saying, I am the Lord: speak thou unto 12 And Moses spake before the LORD, s Je.1.7,8,17. Pharaoh king of Egypt all ħ that I say unto
23.23; saying, Behold, the children of Israel have
thee. & not hearkened unto me; how then shall Eze 2.6,7. 30 And Moses said before the LORD, Pharaoh hear me, who am of uncircum
Behold, I am of i uncircumcised lips, and cised lips?
how shall Pharaoh hearken unto me? 13 And the LORD spake unto Moses and
CHAP. VII. unto Aaron, and gave them a j charge unto the children of Israel, and unto Pharaoh i ver.12. have made thee a god k to Pharaoh, king of Egypt, to bring the children of Is- No.31.19.23. and Aaron thy brother shall be thy prophet. rael out of the land of Egypt.
2 Thou shalt speak all that I command 14 These be the heads of their fathers' 12.6.29. thee; and Aaron thy brother shall speak houses: m the sons of Reuben, the first-born m Ge: 45.9,&c. unto Pharaoh, that he send the children of of Israel;Hanoch, and Phallu, Hezron, and
Israel out of his land. Carmi: these be the families of Reuben.
3 And I will » harden Pharaoh's heart, 15 And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel, 0 1 Ch.4.24. and multiply my signs and my wonders in and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and Zo
the land of Egypt. har, and Shaul, the son of a Canaanitish
4 But Pharaoh shall not hearken unto woman: these are the families of Simeon.
you, that I may lay my hand upon Egypt, 16 And these are the names of the sons
and bring forth mine armies, and my peoof P Levi, according to their generations: P Nu.3.17, ple the children of Israel, out of the land Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari. And
of Egypt by great judgments. the years of the life of Levi, were an hun
5 And the Egyptians shall know that I dred thirty and seven years.
q c.14.4,18. am the 1 LORD, when I stretch forth mine 17 The sons of Gershon; Libni, and Shi
hand upon Egypt, and bring out the chil mi, according to their families.
dren of Israel from among them. 18 And the sons of Kohath; Amram,
6 And Moses and Aaron did as the LORD and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel. And
commanded them, so did they. the years of the life of Kohath were an
7 And Moses was fourscore years old, hundred thirty and three years,
and Aaron fourscore and three years old, 19 And the sons of Merari; Mahali, and
when they spake unto Pharaoh. Mushi: these are the families of Levi, ac
8 And the LORD spake unto Moses and cording to their generations.
unto Aaron, saying, 20 And Amram took him Jochebed, his
9 When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, father's sister, to wife; and she bare him : Mat.12.39. saying, Shew a miracle for you; then Aaron and Moses. And the years of the
thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, life of Amram were an hundred and thirty
and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall beand seven years.
come a serpent. 21 And the sons of Izhar; • Korah, and Nu.16.1. 10 And Moses and Aaron went in unto Nepheg, and Zichri.
Pharaoh, and they did so as the Lord had 22 And the sons of Uzziel; .u Mishael, u Le.10.4. commanded: and Aaron cast down his rod and Elzaphan, and Zithri.
before Pharaoh, and before his servants, 23 And Aaron took him Elisheba, daugh
and it became a serpent. ter of " Amminadab, sister of Naashon, to a Da:2:2 11 Then Pharaoh also called the wise wife; and she bare him w Nadab, and Abi
men and the sorcerers: now the magihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
55 cians of Egypt, they also did in like man
105.30. Re.16.13. k vor.5.
The Magicians of Egypt.
The Plagues of Egypt. ner with their enchantments.
B. C. 1491. that they may serve me. 12 For they cast down every man his rod,
2 And if thou refuse to let them go, beand they became serpents: but Aaron's
hold, I will smite all thy borders with rod swallowed up their rods.
frogs: 13 And he hardened Pharaoh's heart,
3 And the river shall bring forth frogs that he hearkened not unto them; as the a
abundantly, which shall go up and come Lord had said
into thine house, and into thy bed-cham14 And the LORD said unto Moses, Pha
ber, and upon thy bed, and into the house raoh's heart is hardened, he refuseth o
of thy servants, and upon thy people, and to let the people go.
into thine ovens, and into thy i kneading15 Get thee unto Pharaoh in the morning; 1 or, dough. troughs; lo, he goeth out unto the water; and thou
4 And the frogs shall come up, both on shalt stand by the river's brink against he
thee and upon thy people, and upon all come; and the rod which was turned to a
thy servants. serpent d shalt thou take in thine hand. d ver.10. 5 And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say 16 And thou shalt say unto him, The
unto Aaron, Stretch forth thine hand with LORD God of the · Hebrews hath sent me e c.3.18. thy rod over the streams, over the rivers, unto thee, saying, Let my people go, f that - c.8.1, &c. and over the ponds, and cause frogs to they may serve me in the wilderness: and,
come up upon the land of Egypt. behold, hitherto thou wouldest not hear.
6 And Aaron stretched out his hand over 17 Thus saith the Lord, In this thoug P* 18:45,
the waters of Egypt: and the frogs 8 came shalt know that I A the LORD: behold,
up, and covered the land of Egypt. I will smite with the rod that is in mine
7 And the magicians did so with their hand upon the waters which are in the
enchantments, and brought up frogs upon river, and they shall be turned i to blood.
the land of Egypt. 13 And the fish that is in the river shall
8 Then Pharaoh called for Moses and die, and the river shall stink; and the i Ps.78.44. Aaron, and said, j Intreat the LORD, that he Egyptians shall loath to drink of the water
may take away the frogs from me, and from of the river.
my people; and I will let the people go, 19 And the LORD spake unto Moses,
that they may do sacrifice unto the LORD. Say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch
9 And Moses said unto Pharaoh, ? Glory out thine hand upon the waters of Egypt, Ac.8.24.
when shall I entreat for thee, and upon their streams, upon their rivers, and
this honour for thy servants, and for thy people, to deupon their ponds, and upon all their pools
stroy the frogs from thee and thy houses,
3 or, against 5 of water, that they may become blood;
that they may remain in the river only?. and that there may be blood throughout
4 to cut off
10 And he said, . To-morrow. And he
s gathering of all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of their walers. said, Be it according to thy word; that wood, and in vessels of stone.
ose to minst thou mayest know that « there is none like 20 And Moses and Aaron did so, as thek De.32.31. unto the Lord our God. LORD commanded; and he lifted up the
11 And the frogs shall depart from thee, rod, and smote the waters that were in 1. Ch; 17:20. and from thy houses, and from thy serthe river, in the sight of Pharaoh, and
vants, and from thy people; they shall in the sight of his servants; and all the
remain in the river only. waters that were in the river were turned Je.10.6,7. 12 And Moses and Aaron went out from to blood.
Pharaoh: and Moses m cried unto the 21 And the fish that was in the river m Ja.5.16,18. LORD because of the frogs which he had died; and the river stank, and the Egyp
brought against Pharaoh. tians could not drink n of the water of the
13 And the Lord did • according to the river: and there was blood throughout all
word of Moses; and the frogs died out of the land of Egypt.
the houses, out of the villages, and out of 22 And the magicians of Egypt did P sop 2 Ti.3.8. the fields. with their enchantments: and Pharaoh's
14 And they gathered them together upheart was hardened, neither did he heark
on heaps; and the land stank. en unto them; as the Lord had said.
15 But when Pharaoh saw that there 23 And Pharaoh turned and went into
was respite, he 9 hardened his heart, and his house, neither did he set his a heart tot 18.8.11. hearkened not unto them; as the LORD this also.
had said. 24 And all the Egyptians digged round Hag.1.5. 16 And the LORD said unto Moses, Say about the river for water to drink; for they
unto Aaron, Stretch out thy rod, and smite could not drink of the water of the river.
the dust of the land, that it may become 25 And seven days were fulfilled, after
lice throughout all the land of Egypt. that the ORD had smitten the river.
17 And they did so: for Aaron stretched CHAP. VIII.
out his hand with his rod, and smote the dust of the earth, and it became lice in man
and in beast; all the dust of the land beThus saith the Lord, Let my people go,
56 came lice throughout all the land of Egypt.
33.26. 2 Sa.7.22.
AND the Lord spake unto Moses, Go 4 Ps.105.31.