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with what we must serve the Lord, 9 And the Lord said unto Moses, until we come thither.

Pharaoh will not hearken unto you; 27 But Pharaoh hardened his heart, therefore my wonders shall be muland he would not let them go. tiplied in the land of Egypt.

28 And Pharaoh said unto him, 10 And Moses and Aaron did all Get thee from me, take heed to thy- these wonders before Pharaoh, and self, see my face no more; for in that they went out from Pharaoh, and he day thou seest my face thou shalt die. was in great anger.

And Pharaob 29 And Moses said, Thou hast hardened his heart, so that he would spoken well, I will see thy face again not let the children of Israel go out

of his land. CHAPTER XI.

CHAPTER XII. The Israelites borrow jewels-- Moses threaten- The beginning of the year changed-The eth Pharaoh with the deuth of the first- passover instituted--The first-born slainburn.

The Israelites driven out. A Yet this

. I bring aide plaque mere: A and the run in the band to becomes upon Pharaoh, and upon Egypt; af- saying, terwards he will let you go hence; 2 This month shall be unto you the when he shall let you go, he shall beginning of months; it shall be the surely thrust you out hence alto- first month of the year to you. gether.

3 Speak ye unto all the congregation 2 Speak now in the ears of the of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of people, and let every man borrow of this month they shall take to them his neighbour, and every woman of every man a lamb, according to the her neighbour, jewels of silver, and house of their fathers, a lamb for a jewels of gold.

house; 3 And the Lord gave the people 4 And if the household be too little favour in the sight of the Egyptians. for the lamb, let him and his neighMoreover, the man Moses was very bour next unto his house take it great in the land of Egypt, in the according to the number of the souls; sight of Pharaoh's servants, and in every man according to his enting the sight of the people.

shall make your count for the launb. 4 And Moses said, Thus saith the 5 Your lamb shall be without bleLord, About midnight will I go out mish, a male of the first year; ye into the midst of Egypt:

shall take it out from the sheep, or 5 And all the first-born in the land from the goats ; of Egypt shall die, from the first- 6 And ye shall keep it up until the born of Pharaoh that sitteth upon fourteenth day of the same month; his throne, even unto the first-born and the whole assembly of the conof the maid-servant that is behind grogation of Israel shall kill it in the the mill; and all the first-born of evening. beasts.

7 And they shall take of the blood, 6 And there shall be a great cry and strike it on the two side posts and throughout all the land of Egypt, on the upper door post of the houses, such as there was none like it, nor wherein they shall eat it. shall be like it any more.

8 And they shall eat the flesh in 7 But against any of the children that night, roast with fire, and unof Israel shall not a dog move his leavened bread; and with bitter herbs tongue, against man or beast; that they shall eat it. ye may know how that the Lord doth 9 Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at put a difference between the Egyp- all with water, but roast with fire; tians and Israel.

his head with his legs, and with the 8 And all these the servants of Pha- purtenance thereof. raoh shall come down unto me, and 10 And ye shall let nothing of it how themselves down unto mo, say- remain until the morning; and that ing, Get thee out, and all the people which reniaineth of it until the mornthat follow thee; and after that I ing ye shall burn with fire. will go out.

11 And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your according to your families, and kill feet, and your staff in your hand; the passover. and ye shall eat it in haste; it is the 22 And ye shall take a bunch of Lord's passover.

hyssop, and dip it in the blood that 12 For I will pass through the land is in the basin, and strike the lintel of Egypt this night, and will smite and the two side posts with the blood all the first-born in the land of Egypt, that is in the basin; and none of

you both man and beast; and against all shall go out at the door of his house the gods of Egypt I will execute until the morning. judgment: I am the Lord.

23 For the Lord will pass through 13 And the blood sball be to you for to smite the Egyptians; and when & token

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the houses where ye he seeth the blood upon the lintel, are; and when I see the blood, I will and on the two side posts, the Lord pass over you, and the plague shall will pass over the door, and will not not be upon you to destroy you, when suffer the destroyer to come in unto I smite the land of Egypt.

your houses to smite you. 14 And this day shall be unto you 24 And ye shall observe this thing for a memorial; and ye shall keep it for an ordinance to thee and to thy a feast to the Lord throughout your sons for ever. generations; ye shall keep it a feast 25 And it shall come to pass, when by an ordinance for ever.

ye be come to the land which the 15 Seven days shall ye eat unlea- Lord will give you, according as I vened hread ; even the first day ye hath promised, that ye shall kee, #ball put away leaven out of your this service. house; for whosoever eateth leavened 26 And it shall come to pass, when bread from the first day until the your children shall say unto you, serentb day, that soul shall be cut off What mean ye by this service ? from Israel.

27 That ye shall say, It is the 16 And in the first day there shall sacrifice of the Lord's passover, who de a boly convocation, and in the passed over the houses of the children seventh day there shall be a holy of Israel in Egypt, when he smote convocation to you; no manner of the Egyptians, and delivered work shall be done in them, save that houses. And the people bowed the wbieb every man must eat, that only head and worshipped. may be done of you.

28 And the children of Israel wer 17 And ye shall observe the feast of away, and did as the Lord had comunleavened bread; for in this self-manded Moses and Aaron, so did same day have I brought your armies they. out of the land of Egypt; therefore 29 And it came to pass, that gi sball ye observe this day in your midnight the Lord smote all the firs. generations by an ordinance for ever. born in the land of Egypt, from the 18 In the first month, on the four-first-born of Pharaoh that sat on his teenth day of the month at even, ye throne unto the first-born of the shall eat unleavened hread, until the captive that was in the dungeon ; and one and twentieth day of the month all the first-born of cattle. at even.

30 And Pharaoh rose up in the 19 Seven days shall there be no night, he, and all his servants, and leaven found in your houses; for all the Egyptians; and there was a whosoever eateth that which is leg- great cry in Egypt; for there was not Vened, even that soul shall be cat off a house where there was not one dead. from the congregation of Israel, 31 And he called for Moses and whether he be a stranger, or born in Aaron by night, and said, Rise up, the land.

and get you forth from among my 20 Ye sball eat nothing leavened ; people, both ye and the children of in all your habitations shall ye eat Israel; and go, serve the Lord, as yo unleavened bread.

have said. 21 Then Moses called for all the 32 Also take your flocks and your elders of Israel, and said unto them, herds, as ye have said, and be gone; Draw out and take you a lamb and bless me also.

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33 And the Egyptians were urgent thou shalt not carry forth aught of upon the people, that they might send the flesh abroad out of the house ; them out of the land in haste; for neither shall ye break a bone thereof. they said, We have found our first- 47 All the congregation of Israel born all dead; therefore get ye out shall keep it. of the land lest we die also.

48 And when a stranger shall so34 And the people took their dough journ with thee, and will keep the before it was leavened, their knead- passover to the Lord, let all his ing-troughs being bound up in their males be circumcised, and then let clothes upon their shoulders.

him come near and keep it; and he 35 And the children of Israel did shall be as one that is born in the according to the word of Moses; and land; for no uncircumcised person they borrowed of the Egyptians shall eat thereof. jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, 19 One law shall be to him that is and raiment;

homeborn, and unto the stranger that 36 And the Lord gave the people sojourneth among you. favour in the sight of the Egyptians, 50 Thus did all the children of Isso that they lent unto them such rael; as the Lord commanded Moses things as they required; and they and Aaron, so did they. spoiled the Egyptians.

51 And it came to pass the self-same 37 And the children of Israel day, that the Lord did bring the chiljourneyed from Rameses to Succoth, dren of Israel out of the land of about six hundred thousand men on Egypt by their armies. foot, beside women and children.

CHAPTER XIII, 38 And a mixed multitude went up

The first-born sanctified - Passer comalso with them; and flocks, and mandel--- The flight muut of Egypt - The herds, even very much cattle.

cloud, and a pillar of fire. 39 And they baked unleavened ND the Lord spake unto Moses, cakes of the dough which they saying, brought forth out of Egypt, for it was 2 Sanctify unto me all the first-born, not leavened; because they were whatsoever openeth the womb among thrust out of Egypt, and could not the children of Israel, both of man tarry, neither had they prepared for and of beast; it is mine. themselves any victuals.

3 And Moses said unto the people, 40 Now the sojourning of the Remember this day, in which yo children of Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, came out from Egypt, out of the was four hundred and thirty years. house of bondage; for hy strength

41 And it came to pass at the end of hand the Lord hrunght you out of the four hundred and thirty years, from this place; there shall no ledeven the self-same day it came to pass, vened bread be eaten. that all the hosts of the Lord went 4 This day came ye out in the month out from the land of Egypt.

Abib. 42 It is a night to be inuch observed 5 And it shall be when the Lord unto the Lord for bringing them out shall bring thee into the land of the from the land of Egypt; this is that Canaanites, and the Hittites, and th: night of the Lord to be observed of Amorites, and the Ilivites, and the all the children of Israel in their Jebusites, which he sware unto thy generations.

fathers to give thee, a land flowing 43. And the Lord said unto Moses with milk and honey, that thou shalt and Aaron, This is the ordinance of keep this service in this month. the passover; There shall no stranger 6 Seven days thou shalt eat unleaeat thereof;

vened bread, and in the seventh day 44 But every man's servant that is shall be a feast to the Lord. bought for money, when thou hast 7 Unleavened bread shall be eaten circuncised him, then shall he eat seven days; and there shall no lea. thereof.

vened bread be seen with thee, neither 45 A foreigner and a hired servant shall there be leaven seen with theo shall not eat thereof.

in all thy quarters. 46 In one house shall it be eaten; 8 And thou shalt show thy son in

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that day, saying, This is done because 19 And Moses took the bones of of that which the Lord did unto me Joseph with him ; for he had straitly ben I came forth out of Egypt. sworn the children of Israel, saying,

9 And it shall be for a sign unto God will surely visit you; and ye thee apon thine hand, and for a me- -ball carry up my bones away hence murial between thine eyes, that the with you. Lord's law may be in thy mouth; 20 And they took their journey from for with a strong hand hath the Lord Succoth, and encamped in Etham, in brought thee out of Egypt.

the edge of the wilderness. 10 Thou shalt therefore keep this 21 And the Lord went before them ordinance in his season from year by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead to year.

them the way; and by night in a 11 And it shall be when the Lord pillar of fire, to give thein light; to shall bring thee into the land of the go by day and night. Canaanites, as he sware unto thee 22 He took not away the pillar of and thy fathers, and shall give it the cloud by day, nor the pillar of thee,

fire by night, from before the people. 12 That thou shalt set apart unto

CHAPTER XIV, the Lord all that openeth the matrix, God instructeth the Israelites— Pharaoh purand every firstling that cometh of a

sueth them— The Israclites pass through the boast which thou hast; the inale shall

Red sea. be the Lord's.

ND the Lord spake unto Moses, 13 And every firstling of an tāvu shalt redeem with a lamb; and 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, if iboa wilt not redeem it, then thou that they turn and encamp before Pisbalt break his neck; and all the babiroth, between Migdol and the sea, Grit-born of man among thy children over against Baal-zephon; before it sbalt thou redeem.

shall ye encamp by the sea. 14 And it shall be when thy son 3 For Pharaoh will say of the chila-ketb thee in time to come, saying, dren of Israel, They are entangled What is this ? that thou shalt say in the land, the wilderness hath shut into him, By strength of hand the them in. Lord brought us out from Egypt, 4 And Pharaoh will harden his from the house of boudage;

heart, that he shall follow after them; 15 And it came to pass, when Pha- and I will be honoured upon PhaTuoh would hardly let us go, that the raoh, and upon all his host; that the lord slew all the first-born in the Egyptians may know that I am the land of Egypt, both the first-born of Lord. And they did so. an. and the first-born of beast; 5 And it was told the king of Egypt therefore I sacrifice to the Lord all that the people fled; and the heart that openeth the matrix, being males; of Pharaoh and of bis servants was bat all the first-born of my children turned against the people, and they I redeem.

said, Why bave we done this, that we 16 And it shall be for a token upon have let Israel go from serving us ? caine band, and for frontlets between 6 And he made ready his chariot: taide eres; for by strength of hand and took his people with him ; the Lord brought us forth out of Egypt. 7 And he took six hundred choser

17 And it came to pass, when Pha- chariots, and all the chariots of Egypt, ragh had let the people go, that God and captains over every one of them led tbem not through the way of the 8 And Pharaoh hardened his heart, land of the Philistines, although that and he pursued after the children of was dear; for God said, Lest perad- Israel ; and the children of Israei Tenture the people repent when they went out with a high hand. kee war, and they return to Egypt; 9 But the Egyptians pursued after

18 But God led the people about, them, all the horses and chariots of through the way of the wilderness of Pharaoh, and his borsemen, and his the Red sea; and the children of Is- army, and overtook them encamping rael went up harnessed out of the by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, before land of Egypt.

Baal-zephon.

10 And when Pharaoh drew nigh, | hand over the sea; and the Lord the children of Israel lifted up their caused the sea to go back by a strong eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians cast wind all that night, and made marched after them; and they were the sea dry land, and the waters were sore afraid; and the children of Israel divided. cried out unto the Lord.

22 And the children of Israel went 11 And they said unto Moses, Be- into the midst of the sea upon the cause there were no graves in Egypt, dry ground; and the waters were a hast thou taken us away to die in the wall unto them on their right hand, wilderness? wherefore hast thou dealt and on their left. thus with us, to carry us forth out of 23 And the Egyptians pursued, and Egypt?

went in after them to the midst of 12 Is not this the word tbat we did the sea, even all Pharaoh's horses, tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let us his chariots, and his borsemen. alone, that we may serve the Egyp- 24 And it came to pass, that in the tians ? For it had been better for us morning watch the Lord looked unto to serve the Egyptians, than that we the host of the Egyptians through should die in the wilderness.

the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and 13 And Moses said unto the people, troubled the host of the Egyptians, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the 25 And took off their chariot wheels, salvation of the Lord, which he will that they drave them heavily; so that show to you to-day; for the Egyp- the Egyptians said, Let us flee from tians whom ye have seen to-day, ye the face of Israel ; for the Lord fightshall see them again no more for ever. eth for them against the Egyptians. 14 The Lord shall fight for you,

and 26 And the Lord said unto Moses, ye shall hold your peace.

Stretch out thine hand over the sea, 15 And the Lord said unto Moses, that the waters may come again upon Wherefore criest thou unto me? speak the Egyptians, upon their chariots, unto the children of Israel, that they i and upon their borsemen. go forward ;

27 And Moses stretched forth his 16 But lift thou up thy rod, and hand over the sea, and the sea restretch out thine hand over the sea, turned to his strength when the and divide it; and the children of morning appeared; and the EgypIsrael shall go on dry ground through tians fled against it; and the Lord the midst of the sea.

overthrew the Egyptians in the midst 17 And I say unto thee the hearts of the sea. of the Egyptians shall be hardened, 28 And the waters returned, and and they shall follow them; and I covered the chariots, and the horsewill get me honour upon Pharaoh, men, and all the host of Pharaoh that and upon all his host, upon his cha- came into the sea after them; there riots, and upon his horsemen.

remained not so much as one of them. 18 And the Egyptians shall know 29 But the children of Israel walked that I am the Lord, when I have upon dry land in the midst of the gotten me honour upon Pharaoh, sea ; and the waters were a wall unto upon his chariots, and upon his them on their right hand, and on horsemen.

their left. 19 And the Angel of God, which 30 Thus the Lord saved Israel that went before the camp of Israel, re- day out of the hand of the Egypmoved and went behind them; and tians; and Israel saw the Egyptians the pillar of the cloud went from be- dead upon the sea shore. fore their face, and stood behind them : 31 And Israel saw that great work

20 And it came between the camp which the Lord did upon the Egypof the Egyptians and the camp of tians; and the people feared the Israel; and it was a cloud and dark Lord, and believed the Lord, and his ness to the Egyptians, but it gave servant Moses. light by night to the Israelites, so

CHAPTER XV. that the one came not near the other Mares' song-The waters at Marah. all the night.

THEN sang Moses and the children 21 And Moses stretched out his of Israel this song unto the Lord,

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