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The Pillar of Cloud and Fire. EXODUS, XIV. Pharaoh pursues the Israelites eyes: for by strength of hand " the LORD B. C. 1491. behold, the Egyptians marched after them; brought us forth out of Egypt.

and they were sore afraid: and the chil17 And it came to pass, when Pharaoh Jos.24.7. dren of Israel cried out unto the LORD. had let the people go, that God led them

11 And they said unto Moses, Because not through the way of the land of the Phi

there were no graves in Egypt, hast thou listines, although that was near; for God

taken us away to die in the wilderness? said, Lest peradventure the people repent: < c.14.21,12. wherefore hast thou dealt thus with us, to when they see war, and they return to

carry us forth out of Egypt? Egypt:

12 Is not this the word that we did tell 18 But God • led the people about, De 32.10. thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that

s through the way of the wilderness of the

we may serve the Egyptians ? For it had Red Sea. And the children of Israel went

been better for us to serve the Egyptians, harnessed out of the land of Egypt.

I or, by fire than that we should die in the wilderness. 19 And Moses took the bones of Joseph

13 And Moses said unto the people, with him: for he had straitly sworn the Nu.14.9. Fear ye not, 8 stand still, and see the salchildren of Israel, saying, “ God will surely 2Ki.6.16.

vation of the LORD, which he will shew to visit you; and ye shall carry up my bones 2 Ch.20.15 you to-day: 2 for the Egyptians whom ye away hence with you.

Ps.27.1,2. have seen-to-day, ye shall see them again 20 And they took their journey i from

no more for ever. Succoth, and encamped in Etham, in the a Ge.50.25. 14 The LORD shall fight i for you,


ye edge of the wilderness.

shall hold your peace. 21 And the LORD went before them * by 2 or, for 15 And the LORD said unto Moses, Whereday in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the

fore criest thou unto me? speak unto the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give the Egyp children of Israel, that they go forward:

tians to-day. them light; to go by day and night:

16 But lift thou up thy rod, and stretch 22 He took not away the pillar of the ; De.1.30. out thine hand over the sea, and divide it; cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by

and the children of Israel shall go on dry night, from before the people.

23.3,10. ground through the midst of the sea. CHAP. XIV.

17 And I, behold, I will harden the hearts

of the Egyptians, and they shall follow k Nu.9.15-23. them: and I will get me honour upon

Pha? Speak unto the children of Israel, that

raoh, and upon all his host, upon his charthey turn and encamp before' Pi-hahiroth,

iots, and

his horsemen.

upon between m Migdol and the sea, over against P8.78.14. 18 And the Egyptians shall know that I Baal-zephon: before it shall ye encamp by

am the LORD, when I have gotten me hon

our upon Pharaoh, upon his chariots, and 3 For Pharaoh will say of the children

upon his horsemen. of Israel, They are entangled in the land, Nu.33.7

. 19 And the angel of God, which went the wilderness hath shut them in.

before the camp of Israel, removed and 4 And I will harden P Pharaoh's heart,


went behind them; and the pillar of the that he shall follow after them: and I will Nu.20.16. cloud went from before their face, and be honoured upon Pharaoh, and upon alle 2.4.21, &c. stood behind them: his host; that the Egyptians may know

20 And it came between the camp of the that I am the LORD. And they did so.

Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it 5 And it was told the king of Egypt that

was a cloud and darkness to them, but it the people fled: and the heart of Pharaoh

gave light by night to these : so that the one and of his servants was turned 9 against q Ps.105.25. came not near the other all the night. the people, and they said, Why have we

21 And Moses stretched out his hand done this, that we have let Israel go from

over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea serving us?

to go back by a strong east wind all that 6 And he made ready his chariot, and|- Jos.3.16. night, and made the sea dry land, and took his people with him:

the waters were divided. 7 And he took six hundred chosen chari

22 And the children of Israel went into ots, and all the chariots of Egypt, and : 4.15.4.. the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: captains over every one of them.

and the waters were a wall unto them on 8 And the LORD hardened the heart of

their right hand and on their left. Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pursued

23 And the Egyptians pursued, and went after the children of Israel: and the children

in after them to the midst of the sea, even of Israel went out with an high « hand.

all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his 9 But the Egyptians pursued after them

horsemen. (all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh,

24 And it came to pass, that in the and his horsemen, and his army,) and over

morning watch the LORD looked unto the took them encamping by the sea, beside

host of the Egyptians through the pillar of Pi-hahiroth, before Baal-zephon.

fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host 10 And when Pharaoh drew nigh, the

of the Egyptians, children of Israel lifted


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Triumphant Song of Israel.

EXODUS, XV. The waters of Marah sweetened. that they drave them heavily: so that| B. C. 1491. 11 Who is like “ unto thee, O LORD, among the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the the 2 gods? who is like thee, glorious in face of Israel; for the Lord fighteth for made them holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders? them against the Egyptians.

12 Thou stretchedst out thy right hand, 26 And the LORD said unto Moses, a Is.40.18. the earth swallowed them.

2 or, mighty Stretch out thine hand over the sea, that

13 Thou in thy mercy hastb led forth the the waters may come again upon the

people which thou hast redeemed: thou Egyptians, upon their chariots, and upon

hast guided them in thy sirength unto thy their horsemen.

holy habitation. 27 And Moses stretched forth his hand

14 The people shall hear, and be afraid: over the sea, and the sea returned to his

sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants strength when the morning appeared; and

of Palestina. the Egyptians fled against it; and the

15 Then the dukes of Edom shall be LORD overthrew 3 the Egyptians in the shook of. amazed; the mighty men of Moab, tremmidst of the sea,

bling shall take hold upon them: all tho 28 And the waters returned, and cover-109-5.1. inhabitants of Canaan shall melt c

away. edd the chariots, and the horsemen, and

16 Fear and dread shall e fall


them: all the host of Pharaoh that came into

by the greatness of thine arm they shall the sea after them: there remained not so

be as still I as a stone; till thy people pass much as one of them.

over, O LORD, till the people pass over,

fi Sa.25.37. 29 But the children of Israel walked up-18 P8.74.2. which & thou hast purchased. on dry land in the midst of the sea; and A Ps.44.2. 17 Thou shalt bring them in, and a plant the waters were a wall unto them on their

them in the mountain of thine inheritance, right hand and on their left.

in the place, O LORD, which thou hast 30 Thus the LORD saved Israel that day i Ps.78.54. made for thee to dwell in; in the i out of the hand of the Egyptians; and Israel

tuary, O LORD, which thy hands have saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea-shore.

established. 31 And Israel saw that great work

18 The LORD shall reigni for ever and ever.

j Ps. 146.10. which the Lord did upon the Egyptians: Da.4.3, 19 For the horse of Pharaoh went in and the people feared the LORD, and be

with his chariots and with his horsemen lieved k the Lord, and his servant Moses. k c.19.9. into the sea, and the LORD brought again CHAP. XV.

the water of the sea upon them: but the THEN sang ? Moses and the children i Ju.5.1. children of Israel went on dry land in the :

midst of the sea. spake, saying, I will sing unto the LORD,

20 And Miriam the prophetess, the sister for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse - Ju:11:34. of Aaron, m took a timbrel in her hand; and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.

and all the women went out after her with 2 The Lord is my strength and " song,

timbrels and with dances. and he is become my salvation: he is my

21 And Miriam answered them, Sing ye God, and I will prepare him an P habita- * Ps.18.2. to the LORD, ° for he hath triumphed glorition; my father's God, and I will exalt him.

ously; the horse and his rider hath he 3 The Lord is a man of 9 war: the

thrown into the sea. Lord is his name.

22 So Moses brought Israel from the Red 4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath PK 34:33.27. Sea; and they went out into the wilderhe cast into the sea: his chosen captains Re.19.11. ness of " Shur: and they went three days also are drowned in the Red Sea.

in the wilderness, and found no water. 5 The depths have covered them: they • Nu.33.8. 23 And when they came to · Marah, sank into the bottom as a stone,

they could not drink of the waters of Ma6 Thy right hand, O Lord, is become e Ps.118.15,16. rah, for they were bitter: therefore the glorious in power: thy right hand, O LORD, 5 that is, bit name of it was called 5 Marah. hath dashed in pieces the enemy.

24 And the people murmured against 7 And in the greatness of thine * excel-u De.33.26. Moses, saying, What shall we drink? lency thou hast overthrown them that rose

25 And he cried unto the LORD; and the up against thee: thou sentest forth thy

LORD shewed him a tree, which when he wrath, which consumed them w as stubble. sv 2 KI.2.21. had cast into the waters, the waters were 8 And with the blast of - thy nostrils the

made sweet: there he made for them a waters were gathered together: the floods

statute and an ordinance, and there he stood upright as an heap, and the depths Mat.3.12. proved them, were congealed in the heart of the sea.

26 And said, If thou wilt diligently 9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will

hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust

and wilt do that which is right in his sight, shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw y C.14.21, and wilt give ear to his commandments, my sword, my hand shall 6 destroy them. : De.28.27,68. and keep all his statutes, I will put none

io Thou didst blow with thy y wind, the a Ps.46.9 of these diseases upon thee, which I have sea covered them; they sank as lead in

brought upon the Egyptians: ' for I am the mighty waters.

63 the Lord a that healeth thee.



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The Israelites murmur for bread. EXODUS, XVI.

Manna rained from Heaven 27 And they came to Elim, where were

14 And when the dew that lay was gone twelve wells of water, and threescore

up, behold, upon the face of the wilderand ten palm-trees: and they encamped « No.33.10. ness, there lay a small round thing, as there by the waters.

i or, What is small as the hoar-frost on the ground.

this? or, it is CHAP. XVI.

a portion. 15 And when the children of Israel saw ND they took their journey from 5 ver.31,33. it, they said one to another, 'It is man

De.8.3,16. o for they wist not what it was. And the children of Israel carne unto the wil

Moses said unto them, This is the bread derness of · Sin, which is between Elim

which the Lord hath given you to eat. and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second

16 This is the thing which the LORD month after their departure out of the

49,5%. hath commanded, Gather of it every man land of Egypt.

according to his eating; an omer for 2 And the whole congregation of the every man, according to the number of children of Israel a murmured against 2 by the poll, your persons: take ye every man for Moses and Aaron in the wilderness:

them which are in his tents. 3 And the children of Israel said unto

17 And the children of Israel did so, them, Would to God we had died by the 3 souls. and gathered, some more, some less. hand of the Lord in the land of Egypt,

18 And when they did mete it with an when 'we sat by the flesh pots, and when e Nu.11.4,5.


f he that gathered much had nowe did eat bread to the full! for ye have s 2 Co.8.15. thing over, and he that gathered little brought us forth into this wilderness, to

had no lack: they gathered every man kill this whole assembly with hunger.

according to his eating. 4 Then said the LORD unto Moses,

19 And Moses said, Let no man

h leave I will rain & bread from heaven for you; and . Ps.78.24. of it till the morning.

Jno.6.31,32. the people shall go out and gather * a cer- h Mat.6.34. 20 Notwithstanding they hearkened not tain rate every day, that I may prove them, the portion unto Moses; but some of them left of it

of a day in whether they will walk in my law or no.

until the morning, and it bred worms, and 5 And it shall come to pass, that on the

stank; and Moses was wroth with them. sixth day they shall prepare that which

21 And they gathered it every morning, they bring in; and it shall be twice i as

every man according to his eating:- and much as they gather daily.

j ver.2.

when the sun waxed hot, it inelted. 6 And Moses and Aaron said unto all

22 And it came to pass, that on the sixth the children of Israel, At even, then ye

day they gathered twice as much bread, shall know that the LORD hath brought you

two omers for one man: and all the rulers out from the land of Egypt;

of the congregation came and told Moses. 7 And in the morning, then ye shall see

23 And he said unto them, This is that the glory k of the LORD; for that he heareth

which the LORD hath said, To-morrow is your murmurings against the Lord: and k ver.10. the rest of the holy sabbath unto the what are we, that ye murmur against us?

LORD: bake that which ye will bake to-. 8 And Moses said, This shall be, when l Ge.2.3. day, and seethe that ye will seethe; and the LORD shall give you in the evening 31.15;

that which remaineth over lay up for flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to

you, to be kept until the morning. the full; for that the LORD heareth your

24 And they laid it up till the morning, murmurings which ye murmur against

as Moses bade: and it did not m him: and what are we? your murmurings

neither was there any worm therein. are not against us, " but against the LORD.

25 And Moses said, Eat that to-day, for 9 And Moses spake unto Aaron, Say

to-day is a sabbath unto the LORD: to-day unto all the congregation of the children

ye shall not find it in the field. of Israel, Come • near before the LORD:

26 Six P days ye shall gather it, but on for he hath beard your murmurings.

the seventh day, which is the sabbath, in

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it there shall be none. unto the whole congregation of the chil

27 And it came to pass, that there went dren of Israel, that they looked toward

out some of the people on the seventh the wilderness, and, behold, the glory of

day for to gather, and they found none. the LORD 4 appeared in the cloud.

28 And the LORD said unto Moses, 11 And the LORD spake unto Moses, 9 No.14.10. How long " refuse ye to keep my comsaying,

mandments and my laws? 12 I have heard the . murmurings of the

29 See, for that the Lord hath given you children of Israel: speak unto them, say


the sabbath, therefore he giveth you on ing, At even ye shall eat flesh, and in the

the sixth day the bread of two days: abide morning ye shall be filled with bread; and ever.7. ye every man in his place; let no man go ye shall know that I am the LORD


out of his place on the seventh day. 13 And it came to pass, that at even the

30 So the people rested on the seventh quails + came up, and covered the camp; and in the morning the dew lay round

31 And the house of Israel called the about the host.

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The Israelites murmur for water. EXODUS, XVIII.

The defeat of Amalek. a coriander-seed, white; and the taste of it B. C. 1491. Aaron, and Hur, went up to the top of the was like wafers made with honey.

a Nu.11.7,8.

hill. 32 And Moses said, This is the thing

11 And it came to pass, when Moses held which the LORD commandeth, Fill an omer

up his hand, that Israel prevailed; and when of it to be kept for your generations; that

he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed. they may see the bread wherewith I have

12 But Moses' hands were heavy; and, fed you in the wilderness, when I brought

they took a stone, and put it under him, you forth from the land of Egypt.

and he sat thereon: and Aaron and Hur 33 And Moses said unto Aaron, " Take He.9.4. stayed up his hands, the one on the one a pot, and put an omer full of manna there

side, and the other on the other side; and in, and lay it up before the LORD, to be

his hands were steady until the going down kept for your generations.

of the sun. 34 As the Lord commanded Moses, so

13 And Joshua discomfited Amalek and Aaron laid it


c before the Testimony, to cc.25.16. his people with the edge of the sword. be kept.

14 And the Lord said unto Moses, Write 35 And the children of Israel did eat

this for a memorial in a book, and rehearse manna a forty years, until they came to a d Nu.33.38. it in the ears of Joshua: for I will utterly land inhabited: they did eat manna, until

put out the remembrance of Amalek J from they came unto the borders of the land of

Jno.6.31,49. under heaven. Canaan.

15 And Moses built an altar, and called 36 Now an omer 5 is the tenth part of an Nu.24.20. the name of it " JEHOVAH-nissi: ephah.

gver. 16,32,33.

16 For he said, ? Because the LORD hath CHAP. XVII.

sworn that the LORD will have war with ND all the congregation of the chil

Amalek from generation to generation. dren of Israel journeyed from the

CHAP. XVIII. wilderness of Sin, i after their journeys, ac

HEN" Jethro, the priest of Midian, cording to the commandment of the LORD,

Moses' father-in-law, heard of all

against the and pitched in Rephidim: and there was no throne of the that God had done for Moses, and for Is

LORD, water for the people to drink.


rael his people, and that the LORD had 2 Wherefore the people did chide ; with the hand brought Israel out of Egypt, Moses, and said, Give us water that we

2 Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took And Moses said unto them, Inc.2.16.

the LORD. Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent Why chide ye with me? wherefore do ye : c.16.1. her back,

Nu.33.12,14. tempt k the LORD?

j Nu.20.3,4.

3 And her two sons; of which the name 3 And the people thirsted there for water; k De.6.16 of the one was 4 Gershom; for he said, I

Ps.78.18,41. and the people murmured against Moses, 95.8,9.

have been an alien in a strange land: and said, Wherefore is this that thou hast

4 And the name of the other was brought us up out of Egypt, to kill us and

zer; For the God of my Father, said he, our children and our cattle with thirst?

was mine help, and delivered me from the 4 And Moses cried unto the Lord, say-sl.e.myGOD sword of Pharaoh.

is an help. ing, What shall I do unto this people?

5 And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, came they be almost ready to ? stone me.

with his sons and his wife unto Moses into 5 And the Lord said unto Moses, Go on

the wilderness, where he encamped at the before the people, and take with thee of the

m mount of God:

mc.3.1,12. elders of Israel; and thy rod, wherewith

6 And he said unto Moses, I thy fatherthou smotest " the river, take in thine hand, n c.7.2.1. in-law Jethro am come unto thee, and thy

Nu.20.8-11. wife, and her two sons with her. 6 Behold, I will stand before thee there

And Moses went out to meet his fatherupon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt

in-law, and did obeisance,' and kissed him: smite the rock, and there shall P come wa

and they asked each other of their welfare; ter out of it, that the people may drink. And

6 and they came into the tent. Moses did so in the sight of the elders of

8 And Moses told his father-in-law all that Israel.

the Lord had done unto Pharaoh and to 7 And he called the name of the place tion.

" rien. Tempea the Egyptians for Israel's sake, and all the Massah, ’ and Meribah, 8 because of the 8 1.c. chiding, travail that had ' come upon them by the chiding of the children of Israel, and be found them. way, and how the LOBD 9 delivered them. cause they tempted the Lord, saying, Is 9 P8.106:42 9 And Jethro rejoiced' for all the goodthe LORD among us, or not?

ness which the LORD had done to Israel, 8 Then came Amalek, and fought with Nu.24.20. whom he had delivered out of the hand of Israel in Rephidim.

+ 2 Sa.18.28. the Egyptians. 3 And Moses said unto 10 Joshua, Choose 10 called Je 10 And Jethro said, * Blessed be the LORD, lis out men, and go out, fight with Amalek:

who hath delivered you out of the hand of to-morrow I will stand on the top of the hill

the Egyptians, and out of the hand of Phawith the rod of God in mine hand,

raoh; who hath delivered the people from 10 So Joshua did as Moses had said to

under the hand of the Egyptians. him, and fought with Amalek: and Moses, 65 11 Now I know that the LORD is greater

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Jethro's visit and counsel to Moses. EXODUS, XIX.

The Covenant of Sinai. than all a gods: for in the thing wherein B. C. 1491. (part; and he went his way into his own they dealt proudly · he was above them.

land. 12 And ‘Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, o Nu.96.29,30.

CHAP. XIX. took a burnt-offering and sacrifices for Job 40.11. N the third month, when the children God: and Aaron came, and all the elders of Israel, to eat bread with Moses' father

land of Egypt, the same day came they in-law • before God.

into the wilderness d of Sinai. 13 And it came to pass on the morrow,

2 For they were departed from Rephithat Moses sat to judge the people: and

s c.17.1,8.

dim, and were come to the desert of Sinai, the people stood by Moses from the morn

and had pitched in the wilderness; and ing unto the evening.

there Israel camped before the mount. 14 And when Moses' father-in-law saw

3 And Moses went up unto God, and the all that he did to the people, he said,

LORD called unto him out of the mountain, What is this thing that thou doest to the

saying, Thus shalt thou say to the house people? why sittest thou thyself alone,

of Jacob, and tell the children of Israel; and all the people stand by thee from g c.7, &c. 4 Ye have seen what I did s unto the morning unto even ?

Egyptians, and how I bare you on eagles' 15 And Moses said unto his father-in-h De.32.11. wings, and brought you unto myself. law, Because the people come unto me

5 Now therefore, if ye will obey my to inquire of God:

voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then 16 When they have a matter, they come De.17.8,9. ye shall be a peculiar j treasure unto me unto me; and I judge between one and i De.7.6. above all people: for all the earth is mine: another; and I do make them know the

6 And


shall be unto me a kingdom of statutes of God, and his laws.

priests, and an holy nation. These are 17 And Moses' father-in-law said unto

the words which thou shalt speak unto him, The thing that thou doest is not good. 1 a man and

the children of Israel. 18 Thou ? wilt surely wear away,

both his fellow. 7 And Moses came, and called for the

k Re.1.6; thou, and this people that is with thee:

elders of the people, and laid before their for this thing is too heavy? for thee; thou fading there faces all these words which the LORD art not able to perform it thyself alone. 1 De.i.9,12.

commanded him. 19 Hearken now unto my voice, I will

8 And all the people answered together, give thee counsel: and God shall be with mc.24.3. and said, All m that the LORD hath spoken thee: be thou for the people n to God- Jos.24.24. we will do. And Moses returned the ward, that thou mayest bring the causes » c.20.19. words of the people unto the LORD. unto God:

9 And the Lord said unto Moses, Lo, I 20 And thou shalt teach them o ordi

6.1,2. come unto thee p in a thick cloud, that the nances and laws, and shalt shew them the

people may hear when I speak with thee,

p c.20.21. way wherein they must walk, and the work

and believe thee for ever. And Moses told that they must do.


the words of the people unto the LORD. 21 Moreover, thou shalt provide out of

10 And the Lord said unto Moses, Go unto all the people able men, such as 9 fear 16.18. the people, and sanctify " them to-day and God, men of truth, hating covetousness:

to-morrow, and let them wash their clothes, and place such over them, to be rulers of

11 And be ready against the third day: for thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers. Le:16:44, the third day the LORD will come down in of fifties, and rulers of tens:

the sight of all the people upon mount Sinai. 22 And let them judge the people

e at all

12 And thou shalt set bounds unto the peoseasons: and it shall be, that every great

ple round about, saying, Take heed to yourmatter they shall bring unto thee; but

selves, that ye go not up into the mount, or every small matter they shall judge: so

touch the border of it: whosoever toucheth shall it be easier for thyself, and they e He.12.20. the mount shall be surely put to death: shall bear the burden u with thee.

13 There shall not an hand touch it, but 23 If thou shalt do this thing, and God

he shall surely be stoned, or shot through; command "thee so, then thou shalt be able v 1 Sa.8.7. whether it be beast or man, it shall not to endure, and all this people shall also 3 or, cornet. live: when the 3 trumpet soundeth long, go to w their place in peace.

w Ge.30,25. they shall come up to the mount. 24 So Moses hearkened to the voice of his

14 And Moses went down from the father-in-law, and did all that he had said.

mount unto the people, and sanctified the 25 And Moses chose able men out of all

people; and they washed their clothes. Israel, and made them heads over the peo

15 And he said unto the people, Be ple, rulers of thousands, rulers of hun- $a 21.4;5. ready against the third day: come * not dreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens. 26 And they judged the people at all

16 And it came to pass on the third day, seasons: the hard causes they brought

in the morning, that there were thunders unto Moses, but every small matter they and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon judged themselves.

the mount, and the voice of the trumpet 27 And Moses let his father-in-law de 66 exceeding loud; so that all the people that



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