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The swarm of flies.
The murrain of beasts. 18 And the magicians did so with their B. C. 1491.
CHAP. IX. enchantments to bring forth lice, but they
THEN the LORD said unto Moses, Go could not: " so there were lice upon man, a Ge.41.8. in unto Pharaoh, and tell him, Thus and upon beast.
saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let 19 Then the magicians said unto Pha
my people go, that they may serve me. raoh, This is the b finger of God: and Pha-1
8a.6.3,9. 2 For if thou refuse to let them raoh's heart was hardened, and he heark
wilt hold them still, ened not unto them; as the Lord had said.
3 Behold, the hand of the LORD is upon 20 And the Lord said unto Moses, Rise
thy cattle which is in the field, upon the up early in the morning, and stand before
horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, Pharaoh; lo, he cometh forth to the water;
the oxen, and upon the sheep: there and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD,
shall be a very grievous murrain. Let my people go, that they may serve me:
4 And the Lord shall sever between the 21 Else, if thou wilt not let my people
cattle of Israel and the cattle of Egypt: go, behold, I will send swarms of flies 1 or, a mixture and there shall nothing die of all that is
of noisome upon thee, and upon thy servants, and
the children's of Israel.
beasts, fc. upon thy people, and into thy houses;
5 And the LORD appointed a set time, and the houses of the Egyptians shall be saying, To-morrow the Lord shall do this full of swarms of flies, and also the ground
thing in the land. whereon they are.
6 And the Lord did that thing on the 22 And I will severe in that day the land c c.9.4,&c. morrow, and d all the cattle of Egypt of Goshen, in which my people dwell,
died: but of the cattle of the children of that no swarms of flies shall be there; to
Israel died not one. the end thou mayest know that I am the
7 And Pharaoh sent, and, behold, there Lord in the unidst of the earth.
was not one of the cattle of the Israelites 23 And I will put a 2 division between 2 a redemp dead. And the heart of Pharaoh was my people and thy people: 3 to-morrow 3 or, by to hardened, and he did not let the people go. shall this sign be.
8 And the LORD said unto Moses and unto 24 And the LORD did so: and there came
Aaron, Take to you handfuls of ashes of a grievous swarm of flies into the house of
the furnace, and let Moses sprinkle it toPharaoh, and into his servants' houses, and
ward the heaven in the sight of Pharaoh. into all the land of Egypt; the land was
9 And it shall become small dust in all the corrupted * by reason of the swarm of flies. : destroyed. land of Egypt, and shall be a boil • break25 And Pharaoh called for Moses and
ing forth with blains upon man and upon for Aaron, and said, Go ye, sacrifice to
beast, throughout all the land of Egypt. your God in the land.
10 And they took ashes of the furnace, 26 And Moses said, It is not meet so to
and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses do; for we shall sacrifice the abomina
sprinkled it up toward heaven: and it tion of the Egyptians to the Lord our Ge.43-32. became a boil breaking forth with blains God: lo, shall we sacrifice the abomina
upon man and upon beast. tion of the Egyptians before their eyes,
11 And the magicians could not 8 stand and will they not stone us?
before Moses because of the boils; for 27 We will go * three days' journey intok c.3.18.
1. 13:178.2,14. the boil was upon the magicians, and upon the wilderness, and sacrifice to the Lord
all the Egyptians. our God, as he shall i command us.
12 And the LORD hardened the heart of 28 And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, ; P2.81.11.
Mat.28.20. Pharaoh, and he hearkened, not unto them; that ye may sacrifice to the Lord your * c.4.21. as the LORD had spoken "unto Moses. God in the wilderness; only ye shall not
13 And the LORD said unto Moses, Rise go very far away: 'entreat for me.
up early in the morning, and stand before 29 And Moses said, Behold, I go out from
Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith thee, and I will entreat the LORD that the
the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my swarms of fies may depart from Pharaoh,
people go, that they may serve me. from his servants, and from his people,
14 For I will at this time send all m
my to-morrow: but let not Pharaoh deal "de
plagues upon thine heart, and upon thy ceitfully any more in not letting the people Jo.19.8. servants, and upon thy people; that thou go to sacrifice to the Lord,
mayest know that there is none like me 30 And Moses went out from Pharaoh, n Ps.78.34-37. in all the earth.
1 and entreated the Lord.
15 For now I will stretch out my hand, 31 And the Lord did according to the P Pr. 16:4; that I may smite thee and thy people word of Moses; and he removed the
with pestilence; and thou shalt be cut swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his
off from the earth. servants, and from his people: there re-9 v.15. 16 And in very deed for P this cause have mained not one.
I raised 5 thee up, for to shew in thee my 32 And Pharaoh , hardened his heart - Job 9.4.
15.25,26. power; and that my name may be declared at this time also, neither would he let the
throughout all the earth. people go.
57 17 Ăs yet exaltest thou thyself ' against
32.39. 1 Sa.4.8.
Je.42.20. o Pr.2.22.
a 1 K.19.2.
20.6. 62 Ch.33.23.
105.32. 19.30.30, Eze.38.2.
The sufferings of Egypt.
Plague of locusts. my people, that thou wilt not let them go?) B. C. 1491. and hail and the thunders were ceased, 18 Behold, to-morrow a about this time,
he sinned yet 6 more, and hardened his I will cause it to rain a very grievous
heart, he and his servants. hail, such as hath not been in Egypt since
35 And the heart of Pharaoh was hardenthe foundation thereof even until now.
Ro.2.4,5. ed, neither would he let the children of Is19 Send therefore now, and gather thy i by the hand rael go; as the Lord had spoken by:Moses. cattle, and all that thou hast in the field;
CHAP. X. for upon every man and beast which shall be found in the field, and shall not be d c.7.13,14. unto Pharaoh: for I have d hardened brought home, the hail shall come o down e v.5. his heart, and the heart of his servants, that upon them, and they shall die.
I might shew these my signs before him: 20 He that feared the words of the LORD | Pr.16.16. 2 And that thou mayest tell in the ears among the servants of Pharaoh made his
& De.4.9; of thy son, 8 and of thy son's son, what servants and his cattle fee into the houses:
things I have wrought in Egypt, and my 21 And he that ? regarded " not the 71.18; signs which I have done among them; that word of the Lord left bis servants and his
ye may know how i that I am the Lord. cattle in the field.
3 And Moses and Aaron came in unto 22 And the LORD said unto Moses, Inc.7.2. Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus saith the Stretch forth thine hand toward heaven, i P8.58.11. LORD God of the Hebrews, How long wilt that there may be hail in all the land of ; 1 Ki.21.29. thou refuse to humble i thyself before me? Egypt, upon man, and upon beast, and
let my people go, that they may serve me. upon every herb of the field, throughout Job 42.6. 4 Else, if thou refuse to let my people the land of Egypt.
go, behold, to-morrow will I bring the 23 And Moses stretched forth his rod k Pr.30.27. locusts into thy coast: toward heaven; and the LORD sent thun-3
5 And they shall cover the 3 face of the der and hail, and the fire ran along upon 1 Jos.10.11, earth, that one cannot be able to see the the ground: and the Lord rained hail '30. 33.,18. earth: and they shall eat them residue of upon the land of Egypt.
that which is escaped, which remaineth 24 So there was hail, and fire mingled
unto you from the hail, and shall eat every with the hail, very grievous, such as there
tree which groweth for you out of the field: was none like it in all the land of Egypt Re.8.7. 6 And they shall fill thy houses, ” and the since it became a nation.
houses of all thy servants, and the houses 25 And the hail smote throughout all the
of all the Egyptians; which neither thy land of Egypt all that was in the field, In ves:14,15. fathers, nor thy fathers' fathers have seen, both man and beast; and the hail • smote • Ps.105.33. since the day that they were upon the every herb of the field, and brake every
earth unto this day. And he turned himtree of the field.
self, and went out from Pharaoh. 26 Only in the land of Goshen, P where the p c.8.2, &c. 7 And Pharaoh's servants said unto him, children of Israel were, was there no hail. 15:32:18, 19. How long shall this man be 9 a snare unto 27 And Pharaoh sent, and called for Mo
us? Let the men go, that they may serve ses and Aaron, and said unto them, I have
the LORD their God: Knowest thou not sinned this time: the Lord is righteous,
yet that Egypt is destroyed? and I and my people are wicked.
8 And Moses and Aaron were brought 28 Entreat the LORD (for it is enough)
again unto Pharaoh: and he said unto that there be no more * mighty thunderings La.1.18. them, Go, serve the LORD your God: but and hail; and I will let you go, and ye . Ac.8.24. 5 who are they that shall go? shall stay no longer.
4 voices of 9 And Moses said, We will go with our 29 And Moses said unto him, As soon 5 who, and young and with our old, with our sons and as I am gone out of the city, I will spread who, fc. with our daughters, with our flocks and abroad my hands' unto the LORD; and 1 Ki.8.38. with our herds will we go: for we must the thunder shall cease, neither shall there
|hold a feast unto the Lord. be any more hail; that thou mayest know
10 And he said unto them, Let the how that the earth is the Lord's.
Lord be so with you, as I will let you go, 30 But as for thee and thy servants, I know
your little ones: look to it; for evil is that ye will not yet • fear the Lord God. 31 And the flax and the barley was smit
11 Not so: go now ye that are men, and ten; w for the barley was in the ear, and w Am.4.9. serve the LORD; for that ye did desire. the flax was bolled.
And they were driven out from Pharaoh's 32 But the wheat and the rye were not
presence, smitten; for they were not grown up.
12 And the Lord said unto Moses, Stretch 33 And Moses went out of the city from
s out thine hand over the land of Egypt Pharaoh, and spread abroad his hands
for the locusts, that they may come up unto the Lord; and the thunders and hail
upon the land of Egypt, and eat every ceased, and the rain was not poured upon
herb of the land, even all that the hail the earth.
hath left. 34 And when Pharaoh saw that the rain 58 13 And Moses stretched forth his rod
Ze.14.3. i c.9.27.
1 c. 12.30.
Plague of darkness.
Appointment of the Passover. over the land of Egypt, and the LORD B. C. 1491. well, • I will see thy face again no more. brought an east wind upon the land all that
CHAP. XI. day, and all that night; and when it was
A . morning, the beast wind brought the lo- * Ps.78.26. will I bring one plague more upon custs.
Pharaoh, and upon Egypt; afterwards he 14 And the locustso went up over all the Ps.78.46. will let you go hence: when he shall let land of Egypt, and rested in all the coasts
you go, he shall surely thrust you out of Egypt: very grievous were they; before 4 c.12.31-39. Hence d altogether. them there were no such locusts as they, e Joel 2.2. 2 Speak now in the ears of the people, neither after them shall be such:
and let every man borrow of his neighbour, 15 For they covered the face of the
and every woman of her neighbour, jewels whole earth, so that the land was darken
of silver, and jewels of gold. ed; and they did eat every herb of the land,
3 And the LORD gave the people f favour and all the fruit of the trees which the hail
in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover had left: and there remained not any green #2 Sa.7.9. the man Moses was very great & in the land thing in the trees, or in the herbs of the
of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's serfield, through all the land of Egypt.
vants, and in the sight of the people. 16 Then Pharaoh' called for Moses and 1 hastened to 4 And Moses said, Thus saith the LORD, Aaron in haste; and he said, I have sinned In Job 34.20. About midnight will I go out into the midst against · the LORD your God, and against Mi.2.10. of Egypt: you.
5 And all the first-born in the land of 17 Now, therefore, forgive, I pray thee, Am.4.10. Egypt shall die, i from the first-born of my sin only " this once, and entreat the * 1 K1.13.6. Pharaoh that sitteth upon his throne, even LORD your God, that he may take away
unto the first-born of the maid-servant that from me this death only.
is behind the mill; and all the first-born of 18 And he went out from Pharaoh, and
beasts. entreated the Lord.
6 And there shall be a great cry through19 And the Lord turned a mighty strong
out all the land of Egypt, such as there was west wind, which took away the locusts,
none like it, nor shall be like it any more. and 2 cast them » into the Red Sea; there is een echien
7 But against any of the children of Isremained not one locust in all the coasts a Jos, 10.21. rael shall not a dog move his n tongue, of Egypt.
against man or beast; that ye may know 20 But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's
how that the LORD doth put a difference heart, so that he would not let the children
between the Egyptians and Israel.
o c.12.31,33. 8. And all these thy servants o shall come 21 And the LORD said unto Moses,
down unto me, and bow down themselves Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, that p Ps.25-6.
unto me, saying, Get thee out, and all the there may be darkness P over the land of
people that follow thee: and after that I Egypt, * even darkness which may be felt.
out. And he went out from Pha22 And Moses stretched forth his hand
raoh in 3 i.e. at thy
a great anger. toward heaven: and there was a thick | fect. 9 And the LORD said unto Moses, Phadarkness in all the land of Egypt three
1 Ki.20.10. raoh shall not hearken unto you; that my days:
feel darkness. wonders may ? be multiplied in the land of
5 heat of 23 They saw not one another, neither
Egypt. rose any from his place for three days: but 26.7.3. 10 And Moses and Aaron did all these all the children of Israel had" light in their
wonders before Pharaoh: and the LORD dwellings.
hardened - Pharaoh's heart, so that he
s c.10.20,27. 24 And Pharaoh called unto Moses, and
would not let the children of Israel go out said, Go ye, serve the LORD; only let your
of his land. flocks and your herds be stayed: let your
CHAP. XII. little ones also go with you. 25 And Moses said, Thou must 6 give us
Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying, also sacrifices and burnt-offerings that we c.13.4. 2 This * month shall be unto you the bemay sacrifice unto the LORD our God.
ginning of months: it shall be the first month 26 Our cattle “ also shall go with us; « I10.5.6. of the year to you. there shall not an hoof be left behind: for
3 Speak ye unto all the congregation of thereof must we take to serve the Lord our
Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this God; and we know not with what we must
month they shall take to them every man serve the LORD until we come thither. 7 or, kid.
a ? lamb, according to the house of their 27 But the LORD hardened - Pharaoh's o ver.1.20. fathers, a lamb for an house:
c.14.4,8. heart, and he would not let them go.
4 And if the household be too little for 28 And Pharaoh said unto him, Get thee
the lamb, let him and his neighbour next - from me, take heed to thyself, see my face - 2 Ch.16.10. unto his house take it according to the no more: for in that day thou seest my
number of the souls: every man, according face thou shalt die.
to his eating, shall make your count for 29 And Moses said, Thou hast spoken 59 the lamb.
of Israel go.
105.28. Pr.4.19. Ec.2.14.
4 that ono inay
A into our
3 or, kid.
Feast of unleavened bread.
The first-born slain. 5 Your lamb shall be a without blemish, B. C. 1491. tion of Israel, whether he be a stranger, a male 1 of the first year; ye shall take a Le.22.19,21. or born in the land. it out from the sheep, or from the goats:
20 Ye shall eat nothing leavened; in all 6 And ye shall keep it up until the b your habitations shall ye eat unleavened fourteenth day of the same month: and son of a bread. the whole assembly of the congregation Le 23.12. 21 Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel shall kill 2 it in the evening.
of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out 7 And they shall take of the blood, and
and take you a
3 lamb according to your strike it on the two side-posts and on the 2 between the families, and kill the passover. upper door-post of the houses, wherein worsenings. 22 And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop, they shall eat it.
and dip it in the blood that is in the ba8 And they shall eat the flesh in that a Jos.5.10.
son, and strike - the lintel and the two night, roast with fire, and of unleavened
side-posts with the blood that is in the bread; and with bitter herbs they shall eat it. Mar.14.12. bason; and none of you shall go out at 9 Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with Lu.22.7,&c. the door of his house until the morning.
e Le.14.6,7. water, but roast with fire; his head with Ps.51.7. 23 For the Lord will pass through to his legs, and with the purtenance thereof.
smite the Egyptians; and when he seeth 10 And
ye shall let nothing of it 8 remains c.34.2. the blood - upon the lintel, and on the two until the morning; and that which re
side-posts, the Lord will pass over the maineth of it until the morning ye shall 4:23.18, door, and i will not suffer the destroyer burn with fire.
to come in unto your houses to smite you. 11 And thus shall ye eat it; With your ke.7.3;9:4.
24 And ye shall observe this thing for an loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and
ordinance to thee and to thy sons for ever. your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat
25 And it shall come to pass, when ye it in haste; it is the Lord's passover.
be come to the land which the LORD will 12 For I will pass through the land of
give you, according as he hath promised, Egypt this night, and will smite all the first
ye shall keep this service. born in the land of Egypt, both man and
26 And it shall come to pass, when your beast; and against all the 4 gods of Egypt i 2 or, princes. children shall say unto you,
k What mean I will execute judgment: I am the LORD.. Nu.33,4.
ye by this service? 13 And the blood shall be to you for a to-k c.13.8,14. 27 That
say, It is the sacrifice of ken upon the houses where ye are: and
the Lord's passover, who passed over the when I see the blood, I will pass over you,
houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, and the plague shall not be upon you to 55 for a de when he smote the Egyptians, and delidestroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt.
vered our houses. And the people bowed 14 And this day shall be unto you for a
the head, and worshipped. memorial; and ye shall keep it a m feast to m Le:33.4,5. 28 And the children of Israel went away, the Lord throughout your generations; 100.5.8. and did as the Lord had commanded Moye shall keep it a feast by an ordinance
ses and Aaron, so did they. for ever.
29 And it came to pass, that, at midnight, 15 Seven days " shall ye eat unleavened * 4:13,6,8ccthe Lord smoteo all the first-born in the bread; even the first day ye shall put
land of Egypt, from the first-born of Phaaway leaven out of your houses: for who
raoh that sat on his throne, unto the firstsoever eateth leavened bread from the
born of the captive that was in the dunfirst day until the seventh day, P that soul
and all the first-born of cattle. shall be cut off from Israel.
30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, 16 And in the first day there shall be an u Nu.9.13. he, and all his servants, and all the Egypholy 1 convocation, and in the seventh 6 house of the tians; and there was a great cry in day there shall be an holy convocation to ? Nu.29.12. Egypt; for there was not a house where you; no manner of work shall be done in
there was not one dead. them, save that which every man must
31 And he called for Moses and Aaron eat, that only may be done of you.
by night, and said, Rise up, and get you 17 And ye shall observe the feast of un
forth from among my people, both ye and leavened bread; for in this self-same day
the children of Israel; and go, serve the have I brought your armies out of the
LORD, as ye have said. land of Egypt: therefore shall ye
32 Also take your flocks and your herds, this day in your generations by an ordi- t Ge.27.34. as ye have said, and be gone; and bless nance for ever.
18 In the first month, on the fourteenth ~ Ps.105.38. 33 And the Egyptians were " urgent day of the month at even, ye shall eat
upon the people, that they might send unleavened bread, until the one and
them out of the land in haste; for they twentieth day of the month at even.
said, We be all dead men. 19 Seven days shall there be no • lea
34 And the people took their dough beven found in your houses: for whosoever
fore it was leavened, their 8 kneading
or, dough. eateth that which is leavened, even that
troughs being bound up in their clothes soul shall be cut off from the congrega 60 upon their shoulders.
34.18. De.16.3. 8
B. C. 1491.
11.21. 1 strvants.
2 a great
Departure of the Israelites.
EXODUS, XIII. Sanctification of the first-born 35 And the children of Israel did ac
CHAP. XIII. cording to the word of Moses; and they
ND the LORD spake unto Moses, say borrowed of the Egyptians jewels of silver c.22.29. ing, and jewels of gold, and raiment:
2 Sanctify unto me all the « first-born, 36 And the LORD gave the people fa
whatsoever openeth the womb among the vour in the sight of the Egyptians, so that » Ge.39.21. children of Israel, both of man and of they lent unto them such things as they re
beast: it is mine. quired: and they spoiled the Egyptians.
3 And Moses said unto the people, Re37 And the children of Israel journeyed 12.12. member this day, in which ye came out
d Nu.33.3,5. from – Rameses to Succoth, about six
from Egypt, out of the house of 1 bonhundred thousand on foot that were men,
dage; for by strength of hand the LORD beside children.
brought you out from this place: there 38 And a mixed multitude s went up
shall no leavened bread be eaten. also with them; and flocks and herds, even Nu.11.4. 4 This day came ye out,5 in the month Abib.
g De.16.1-3. very much cattle.
5 And it shall be, when the Lord shall 39 And they baked unleavened cakes of
bring thee into the land of the Canaanthe dough which they brought forth out of
ites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, Egypt, for it was not leavened; because
and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, which they were thrust out of Egypt, and could Ge.17.8.
sware unto thy fathers to give thee, a not tarry, neither had they prepared for
land flowing with milk and honey, that themselves any victual.
thou shalt keep this service in this month. 40 Now the sojourning of the children i c.12.15. 6 Seven days i thou shalt eat unleavenof Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, was i four; Ge.15.13. ed bread, and in the seventh day shall be hundred and thirty years.
a feast to the LORD. 41 And it came to pass at the end of the
7 Unleavened bread shall be eaten seven four hundred and thirty years, even the kc.12.19. days: and there shall k no leavened bread self-same day it came to pass, that all the
be seen with thee; neither shall there be hosts of the LORD went out from the land
leaven seen with thee in all thy quarters. of Egypt.
8 And thou shalt shew thy son' in that 42 It is a night to be much m observed a night of day, saying, This is done because of that unto the Lord for bringing them out from m De.16.1,6." which the Lord did unto me when I came the land of Egypt: this is that night of the
forth out of Egypt. Lord to be observed of all the children n ver.16. 9 And it shall be for " a sign unto thee of Israel in their generations.
upon thine hand, and for a memorial be43 And the Lord said unto Moses and
tween thine eyes; that the Lord's law may Aaron, This is the ordinance • of the.
be in thy mouth: for with a strong hand passover: There shall no stranger eat
hath the Lord brought thee out of Egypt. thereof:
10 Thou shalt therefore keep this ordi44 But every man's servant that is
nance P in his season from year to year. bought for money, when thou hast ? cir- Ge.17.12. 11 And it shall be, when the ORD shall cuincised him, then shall he eat thereof.
bring thee into the land of the Canaan45 A' foreigner and an hired servant - Le.22.10. ites, as he sware unto thee and to thy shall not eat thereof.
fathers, and shall give it thee, 46 In one house shall it be eaten: thou - cause to pass 12 That thou shalt 4 set apart unto the shalt not carry forth ought of the flesh
LORD all that openeth the matrix, and eveabroad out of the house; neither shall ye
ry firstling that cometh of a beast which break a bone s thereof.
thou hast; the males shall be the Lord's. 47 All the congregation of Israel shall Jno.19.33,36 13 And every firstling of an ass thou keep 5 it.
shalt redeem with a 6 lamb; and if thou 48° And when a stranger shall sojourn
wilt not redeem it, then thou shalt break with thee, and will keep the passover to
his neck: and all the first-born of man the LORD, let all his males be circumcis
among thy children shalt thou redeem. ed, and then let him come near and keeple De.6.20, 14 And it shall be, when thy son' askit; and he shall be as one that is born in - Tomorroro. eth thee 7 in time to come, saying, What the land: for no uncircumcised person shall
is this? that thou shalt say unto him, By eat tbereof.
strength of hand the Lord brought is out 49 One law u shall be to him that is u No.9.14. from Egypt, from the house of bondage: home-born, and unto the stranger that
15 And it came to pass, when Pharaoh sojourneth among you,
would hardly let us go, that the LORD slew 50 Thus did all the children of Israel; as
all the first-born in the land of Egypt, both the LORD commanded Moses and Aaron,
the first-born of man, and the first-born of so did they.
beast: therefore I sacrifice to the Lord all 51 And it came to pass, the " self-same o ver.41. that openeth the matrix, being males; but day, that the LORD did bring the children
all the first-born of my children I redeem. of Ísrael out of the land of Egypt w by
16 And it shall be for a token upon thine their armies.
61 hand, and for frontlets between thine
5 do it.