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Hebrews, Ilow long wilt thou refuse | 14 And the locusts went up over all to bumble thyself before me? let the land of Egypt, and rested in all my people go, that they may serve the coasts of Egypt; very grievous me.

were they ; before them there were 4 Else, if thou refuse to let my no such locusts as they, neither after people go, behold, to-inorrow will I them shall be such. bring the locusts into thy coast; 15 For they covered the face of the

5 And they shall cover the face of whole earth, so that the land was the earth, that one cannot be able darkened; and they did eat every to see the earth; and they shall eat berb of the land, and all the fruit of the residue of that which is escaped, the trees which the hail had left; which remaineth unto you from the and there remained not any green hail, and shall eat every tree which thing in the trees, or in the herbs of groweth for you out of the field; the field, through all the land of

6 And they shall fill thy houses, Egypt. and the houses of all thy servants, 16 Then Pharaoh called for Moses and the houses of all the Egyptians; and Aaron in haste; and he said, wbieb neither thy fathers, nor thy I have sinned against the Lord your fachers' fathers have seen, since the God, and against you. day that they were upon the earth 17 Now therefore forgive, I pray unto this day. And he turned him thee, my sin only this once, and enBelt and went out from Pharaoh. treat the Lord your God, that he may

i And Pharaoh's servants said unto take away from me this death only. him, How long shall this man be a 18 And he went out from Pharaoh, bare unto us? let the men go, that and entreated the Lord. they may serve the Lord their God; 19 And the Lord turned a mighty kaowest thou not yet that Egypt is strong west wind, which took away destrored?

| the locusts, and cast them into the and Moses and Aaron were Red sea; there remained not one brought again unto Pharaoh; and locust in all the coasts of Egypt. he said unto them, Go, serve the 20 But Pharaoh hardened his heart, Lord your God; but who are they so that he would not let the children that shall go?

of Israel go. 9 And Moses said, We will go with 21 And the Lord said unto Moses, our young and with our old, with Stretch out thine hand toward heaour sons and with our daughters, ven, that there may be darkness over with our fiocks and with our herds the land of Egypt, even darkness will we go; for we must hold a feast which may be felt. into the Lord.

22 And Moses stretched forth bis 10 And he said unto them, Let the hand toward heaven; and there was Lord be so with you, as I will let you a thick darkness in all the land of me, and your little ones; look to it; Egypt three days; for evil is before you.

233 They saw not one another, nei11 Not so ; go now ye that are men, ther rose any from his place for three 11 serve the Lord; for that ye did days; but all the children of Israel desire. And they were driven out had light in their dwellings. from Pharaoh's presence.

24 And Pharaoh called unto Moses, 12 And the Lord said unto Moses, and said, Go ye, serve the Lord; Stretch out thine hand over the land only let your flocks and your herds of Egypt for the locusts, that they be stayed; let your little ones also go may come up upon the land of Egypt, with you. and eat every herb of the land, even 25 And Moses said, Thou must give all that the hail hath left.

us also sacrifices and burnt offerings, 13 And Moses stretched forth his that we may sacrifice unto the Lord rod over the land of Egypt, and the our God. Lord brought an east wind upon the 26 Our cattle also shall go with us; land all that day, and all that night; there shall not a hoof be left behind; sod when it was morning, the east for thereof must we take to serve the wind brought the locusts.

| Lord our God; and we know not


with what we must serve the Lord, 19 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 Egyp 28 And Pharaoh said unto h 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 no more.

of his land. CHAPTER XI.

CHAPTER XII. The Israelites borrow jewels-Moses threaten- The beginning of the year changed-The eth Pharaoh with the death of the first passer instituted--The first-born slain

The Israelites driven out. AND the Lord said unto Moses, AND the Lord spake unto Moses A Yet will I bring one plague inore A and Aaron in the land of Egypt, 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 ve 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 lainb. 4 And Moses said, Thus saith the 5 Your lainb shall be without bleLord, About midnight will I go out mish, a male of the first year; ye into the midst of

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

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 behindgregation 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

e servants of Pha-l purtenance thereof. raoh shall come down unto me, and 10 And ye shall let nothing of it how theinselves down unto mo, say- remain until the morning; and that ing, Get thee out, and all the people which reniaineth of it until the morn. that follow thee; and after that Iing ye shall burn with fire. will go out.

Įii 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 sball 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 sball 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 a token upon 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 bread; even the first day ye hath promised, that ye shall kee sball put away leaven out of your this service. houses; 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 our work shall be done in them, save that houses. And the people bowed the whieb 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 saine day have I brought your armies out of the land of Egypt; therefore 29 And it came to pass that go 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 sball eat unleavened bread, 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 Seren days shall there be no night, be, 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 cut off a house where there was not one dead. from the congregation of Israel, 31 And he called for Moses and whetber 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 gball 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 Tben 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 I and bless me also.

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 ali 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 sball 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

he first-born sanctified - Passoner comalso with them; and flocks, and

mandel-The flight met of Egypt -The herds, even very much cattle.

cloud, and a pillar of fire. 39 And they baked unleavened AND the Lord spake unto Moses, cakes of the dough which they A saying, brought forth out of Egypt, for it was 2 Sanctify unto me all the first-born, not leavened; because they were whatsoever opereth 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 by strength

41 And it came to pass at the end of hand the Lord bronght you out of the four hundred and thirty years, from this place; there shall no leaeven 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 be eat seven days; and there shall no leathereof.

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

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


that day, saying, This is done because I 19 And Moses took the bones of of that which the Lord did unto me Joseph with him ; for be had straitly when 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 upon thine hand, and for 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 then light; to shall bring thee into the land of the go by day and night. Canaanites, as be 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 pur and every firstling that cometh of a

sueth them- The Israclites pass through the breast which thou hast; the male shall / Red sea. be the Lord's.

AND the Lord spake unto Moses, 13 And every firstling of an ass A saying, tavu 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, ärst-bora of man among thy children over against Baal-zephon; before it obalt thou redeem.

shall ye encamp by the sea. 14 And it shall be when thy son 3 For Pharaoh will say of the chila-keth 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;

I heart, that he shall follow after them; 15 And it came to pass, when Pha- and I will be honoured upon Phataoh 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 laai of Egypt, both the first-born of Lord. And they did so. Lan. 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 his servants was bat all the first-born of my children turned against the people, and they I radeem.

said, Why have we done this, that wo 16 And it shall be for a token upon have let Israel go from serving us ? taide 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 chosec

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

16 But God led the people about, them, all the horses and chariots of through the way of tho 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.

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