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and funeral of Jacob. head of Jofeph, and on the crown of the 8 And all the house of Joseph, and his head of him that was separate from his brethren, and his father's house : only brethren.

their little ones, and their locks, and their 27 Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf: in herds they left in the land of Gothen. the morning he hall devour the prey, 9 And there went up with him both and at night he Mall divide the ipoii. chariots and horsemen: and it was a very

28 All these are the twelve tribes of great company. Israel: and this is it that their fatherfpake 1o And they came to the threshing unto them, and blessed them ; every one noor of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, according to his blessing he blelled them. and there they mourned with a great and

29 1 And he charged them, and faid very fore lamentation : and he made a unto them, I am to be gathered unto my moirning for his father seven days. people: bury me with my fathers in the 11 And when the inhabitants of the tave that is in the field of Ephron the lard, the Canaanites, law the mourning Hittite,

in the hoor of Atad, they said, This is 30 la the cave that is in the field of a grievous mourning to the Egyptians : Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in wherefore the name of it was called Abel. the land of Canaan, which Abraham mizraim, which is beyond Jordan. bought with the field of Ephron the Hit 12 And his sons did unto him accord. tite for a poffefsion of a burying place. ing as he commanded them:

31 There they buried Abraham and 13 For his fons carried him into the Sarah his wife ; there they buried Ifaac land of Canaan, and buried him in the and Rebekah his wife ; and there I bu- cave of the field of Machpelah, which ried Leah.

Abraham bought with the field for a pos32 The purchase of the field and of the feflion of a burying place of Ephron the cave that is therein was from the chil- Hittite, before Mamre. dren of Heth.

14 And Joseph returned into Egypt, 33 | And when Jacob had made an he, and his brethren, and all that went up end of commanding his sons, he gathered with him to bury his father, after he had up his feet into the bed, and yielded up buried his father. the ghost, and was gathered unto his 15 And when Joseph's brethren faw people.

that their father was dead, they said, JoCHAP. L.

seph will peradventure hate us, and will The mourning for Yacob. 7 The funeral. certainly requite us all the evil which we 24 Jofeph prophefieth to his brethren of did unto him. their return. 26 His death.

16 And they sent a messenger unto JoND Joseph fell upon his father's feph, saying, Thy father did command kisfed him.

17 So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, 2 And Joseph commanded his servants I pray thee now, the trespass of thy brethe physicians to embalm his father: and thren, and their sin; for they did unto the physicians embalmed Ifrael. thee evil : and now, we pray theç, for

3 And forty days were fulfilled for him; give the trespass of the servants of the for so are fulfilled the days of those which God of thy father. And Joseph wept are embalmed: and the Egyptians mourn- when they spake unto him. ed for him threescore and ten days.

18 And his brethren also went and fell 4 And when the days of his mourning down before his face; and they said, tvere paft, Joseph spake unto the house Behold, we be thy fervants. of Pharaoh, saying, if now I have found 19 And Jofeph said unto them, Fear grace in your eyes, speak, I pray you, in not': for am I in the place of God? the ears of Pharaoh, saying,

20 But as for you, ye thought evil a5 My father made me Ilvear, saying, gainst me; but God meanit it unto good, Lo, I die: in my grave which I have dig- to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save ged for me in the land of Canaan, there much people alive. Thalt thou bury me.

Now therefore let 21 Now therefore sear ye not : I will me go up, I pray thee, and bury my fa- nourish you, and your little ones. And ther, and I will come again.

he comforted them, and spake kindly 6 And Pharaoh said, Go up,andburythy unto them. father, according as he made thee swear. 22 And Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he, and

7 1 And Joseph went up to bury his fa. his father's house; and Joseph lived an ther: and with him went up all the ser-hundred and ten years. tants of Pharaoh, the elders of his house, 23 And Joseph saw Ephraim's children and all the elders of the land of Egypt, of the third generation : the children also


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The death of yosepi. The Ifraclites EXODUS.

oppreljed. Mofes born. of Machir the son of Manalleh were 25 And Joseph took an oath of the brought up upon Josepli's knees. children of Israel, saying, God will surely

24 T Aud Jofeph faid unto his bre- visit you, and ye shall carry up my bones thren, I die: and God will surely vilit from hence. you, and bring you out of this land un 26 [ So Joseph died, being an hundred to the land which he sware to Abraham, and ten years old: and they embalmed to llaac, and to Jacob.

him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.


fee them upon the stools; if it be a son, I The children of Israel multipls. 8 They then ye thall kill him : but if it be a

are opprefled by a new king. 15 The daughter, then she shall live. niidevives save the males alive.

17 But the midwives feared God, and TOW these are the names of the child did not as the king of Egypt commanded

gypt; every man and his houshold came 18 And the king of Egypt called for the with Jacob.

midwives, and said unto them, Why 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, have ye done this thing, and have saved 3 Isachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, the men children alive? 4 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher, 19 And the midwives said unto Pha

5 And all the fouls that came out of raoh, Because the Hebrew women are the loins of Jacob were seventy fouls : not as the Egyptian women; for they for Jofeph was in Egypt already. are lively, and are delivered ere the mid

6 And Joieph died, and all his bre-wives come in unto them. thren, and all that generation.

20 Therefore God dealt well with the 7. And the children of Israel were fruit- midwives: and the people multiplied, fui, and increased abundantly, and nul- and waxed very mighty. tiplied, and waxed exceeding mighty; 21 And it came to pass, because the and the land was filled with them. midwives feared God, that he made them

8? Now there arose up a new king houtes. over Egypt, which knew hot Joseph. 22 And Pharaoh charged all his people,

And he said unto his people, Behold, saying, Every fon that is born ye mall the people of the children of Israel are caít into the river, and every daughter more and mightier than we :

ye ihall lave alive. Io Come on, let us deal wisely with

CHAP. II. them; left they multiply, and it come to 1 Moles is born, and put into the flags. 5 He pass, that, when there falleth out any war, is found, and brought up bv Pharaoh's they join also unto our enemies, and fight daughter. 15 He fleeth into Midiana dando

of Levi, and to wife a daughi Therefore they did set over them ter of Levi. takmasters to atlet them with their bur 2 And the woman conceived, and bare dens. And tey built for Pharaoh trea- a fon : and when the faw him that he fure cities, Pithom and Raamfes. was a goodly child, she hid him three

12 But the more they allicted them, months. the more they multiplied and grew. And 3. And when she could not longer hide they were grieved because of the children him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, of lirael.

and daubed it with slime and with pitch, 13 And the Egyptians made the child and put the child therein ; and the laid dren of liael to serve with rigour: it in the flags by the river's brink.

14 And they made their lives bitter 4. And his filter stood afar off, to wit with hard bondage, in morter, and in what would be done to him. brick, and in all manner of service in the 5. And the daughter of Pharaoh camo field: all their service, wherein they made down to wash lerjerf at the river ; and them ferve, was with rigour.

her maidens walked along by the river's 15 And the king of Egypt (pake to tide; and when the tow the ark among the Ifebrew midwives, of which the the fiags, the tent her maids to fetch it. name of the one was Shiphrah, and the 6 And when the bid opened it, she saw name of the other Puah :

the child: avid, behold, the babe wept. 16 And he faid, When se do the office And he had compaflion on him, and faici of 2. midwife to the Hebrew women, and This is one of the llebrews' children.

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God appearth to him. 7 Then said his fister to Pharaoh's have been a franger in a strange land, daughter, Shall I go and call to thee a 23 And it came to pass in process of nurse of the Hebrew women, that the time, that the king of Egypt died : and may nurse the child for thee?

the children of Israel fighed by reason of & And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, the bondage, and they cricit, and their Go, And the maid went and called the cry came up unto God by realon of the child's mother.

bondage. 9 And Pharaoh's daughter said unto 24 And God heard their groaning, and her, Take this child away, and nurse it God remembered his covenant with Afor me, and I will give thee thy wages. braham, with Ifaac, and with Jacob. And the woman took the child, and 25 And God looked upon the children nuried it.

of Israel, and God had respect unto them, 10 And the child grew, and she brought

CHA P. III. him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he i Moses keepeth Jethro's flock. 2 God apbecame her son. And the called his name peareth unto him in a burning bulb. 9 Moses: and she said, Because I drew him He sendeth him to deliver Ifrael. out of the water.

Moses kept the Rock of Jethro when Moses was grown, that he went dian: and he led the flock to the backout unto his brethren, and looked on fide of the defert, and came to the mountheir burdens: and he spied an Egyptian tain of God, even to Horeb. {miting an Hebrew, one of his brethren. 2 And the angel of the LORD ap

12 And he looked this way and that peared unto him in a flame of fire out of way, and when he saw that there was no the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, man, lie New the Egyptian, and hid him behold, the bush burned with fire, and in the sand.

the bush was not consumed. 13 And when he went out the second 3 And Mofes said, I will now turn 2day, behold, two men of the Hebrew's fide, and see this great fight, why the strove together: and he said unto him bush is not burnt. that did the wrong, Wherefore finitest 4 And when the LORD saw that he thou thy fellow?

turned aside to see, God called unto him 14 And he said, Who made thee a out of the midst of the buth, and said, prince and a judge over us? intendeft Mofes, Moses. And he faid, Here am 1. thou to kill me, as thou killedst the E 5 And he said, Draw not nigh hither: gyptian? And Moses feared, and said, put off thy fhoes from off thy feet, for Surely this thing is known.

the place whereon thou standest is holy 15 1 Now when Pharaoh heard this ground thing, he fought to Nay Mofes. But 6 Moreover he said, I am the God of Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, thy father, the God of Abraham, the and dwelt in the land of Midian : and he God of Ifaac, and the God of Jacob. sat down by a well.

And Mofes hid his face; for he was do 16 Now the priest of Midian had seven fraid to look upon God. daughters: and they came and drew wa 7 And the Lord said, have surely ter, and filled the troughs to water their feen the affliction of my people which are father's Rock.

in Egypt, and have heard their cry by 17 And thc Mepherds came and drovercalon of their taškmasters; for I know them away: but Moses stood up and their sorrows; helped them, and watered their sock. 8 And I am come down to deliver them

18 And when they came to Reuel their out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to father, he said, How is it that ye are bring them up out of that land unto a come so soon to day?

good land and a large, unto a land slow19 And they said, An Egyptian delivering with milk and honey; unto the place ed us out of the hand of the Shepherds, of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and and also drew water enough for us, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the watered the flock,

Hivites, and the Jebulites. 20 And he said unto his daughters, And 99 Now therefore, behold, the cry of where is he? why is it that ye have left the chileren of Israel is come unto me: the man ? call him, that he may eat bread. and I have also seen the oppression where

21 And Moses was content to dwell with the Egyptians opprels them. with the man: and he gave Moses Zip 10 Come now therefore, and I will porah his daughter.

fend thee unto Pharaoh, that thou may22 And she bare him a fon, and he'est bring forth my people the children of called his name GerMom: for he said, I Jliacl out of Egypt.

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Mofes fent to deliver Ifrael:

EXODUS. His rod turned into a serpeni, II And Moses said unto God, Whol

CHAP. IV. an I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and 1 Moses' rod is turned into a serpent. 6 that I should bring forth the children of His hand is leprous. 2! God's message Israel out of Egypt?

to Pharaoh. 12 And he said, Certainly I will be with thee; and this shall be a token unto thee, Arthodoles answered and said, But,

behold, they will not believe me, that I have sent thee: When thou hast nor hearken unto my voice : for they will brought forth the people out of Egypt, say, The Lord hath not appeared unto ye mall serve God upon this mountain. thee.

13 And Moses said unto God, Behold, 2 And the LORD said unto him, What when I come unto the children of Israel, is that in thine hand? And he said, A rod. and shall say unto them, The God of 3. And he said, Caft it on the ground. your fathers hath sent me unto you; and And he cast it on the ground, and it bethey shall say to me, What is his name: came a serpent; and Moses fed from bewhat shall I say unto them?

fore it. 14 And God said unto Moses, I AM 4 And the Lord said unto Mofes, Put THAT I AM: and he said, Thus falt forth thine hand, and take it by the tail. thou say unto the children of Israel, I And he put forth his hand, and caught it, AM hath sent me unto you.

and it became a rod in his hand : Is And God said moreover unto Mofes, Ś That they may believe that the LORD Thus shalt thou say unto the children of God of their fathers, the God of AbraIsrael, The LORD God of your fathers, ham, the God of Isaac, and the God of the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, Jacob, hath appeared unto thee. and the God of Jacob, hath sent me unto 6. And the LORD said furthermore you: this is my name for ever, and this unto hiin, Put now thine hand into thy is my memorial unto all generations. bosom. And he put his hand into his bo

16 Gò, and gather the elders of Israel som: and when he took it out, behold, together, and say unto them, The Lord his hand was leprous as snow. God of your fathers, the God of Abra 7. And he said, Put thine hand into thy ham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, appeared unto bosom again. And he put his hand into me, saying, I have surely visited you, and his bosom again; and plucked itout of his seen that which is done to you in Egypt; bosom, and, behold, it was turned again

17 And I have said, I will bring you up as his other fiel. out of the amiction of Egypt unto the 8 And it Mall come to pass, if they land of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, will not believe thee, neither hearken to and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the voice of the first fign, that they will the Hivites, and the Jebu sites, unto a land believe the voice of the latter fign. flowing with milk and honey.

9 And it fall come to pass, if they :8 And they shall hearken to thy voice: will not believe also these two signs, neiand thou shalt come, thou and the elders ther hearken unto thy voice, that thoi of Israel, unto the king of Egypt, avd ye Malt take of the water of the river, and shall say unto him, The LORD God of the pour it upon the dry land : and the water Hebrews bath met with us: wd now let ibich thou taket out of the river thall us go, we beseech thee, three days’ jour- become blood upon the dry land. ney into the wilderniets, that we may la 10 And Mofes said unto the Lord, Q crifice to the LORD our God.

my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither 19 And I am sure that the king of E- heretofore, nor lince thou halt spoken unsypt will not let you go, no, not by a to thy servant : but I am flow of speech, mighty hand.

and of a slow tongue. 20 And I will stretch out my hand, and JI And the Lord said unto him, Who {mite Egypt with all my wonders which hath made man's mouth? or who maketli I will do in the midst thereof: and after the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the that he will let you go.

blind ? have not I the LORD? 21 And I will give this people favour in 12 Now therefore go, and I will be the light of the Egyptians : and it hall with thy mouth, and teach thee what come to pass, that, when ye go, ye dhall thou Malt say. not go empty :

13 And he said, O my Lord, fend, I 22 But every woman shall borrow of pray thee, by the hand of him whom thoy her neighbour, and of her that sojourneth will send. in her house, jewels of filver, and jewels 14 And the anger of the LORD was of gold, and raiment: and ye shall put them kindled against Muses, and he said, Is not upon your sons, and upon your daugh- Aaron the Levite thy brother? I know ters; and ye shall spoil the Egyptians. that he can speak well. And also, behold,


God's mesage to Pharaoh, Chap. I. The Israelites' bondage increased. he cometh forth to meet thee: and when the children of Israel, and that he had he feeth thee, he will be glad in his heart. looked upon their affliction, then they

15 And thou shalt speak unto him, and bowed their heads and worhipped. put words in his mouth: and I will be

CHAP. V. with thy mouth, and with his mouth, 1 Pharaoh chideih Moses and Aaror. 5

He and will teach you what ye hall do. increaseth the Israelites' task. 22 Moses

16 And he shall be thy spokesman un complaineth to God. to the people: and he snall be, even he ND afterward Mofes and Aaron thall be to thee instead of a mouth, and


went in, and told Pharaoh, Thus thou shalt be to him işstead of God. faith the LORD God of Ifrael, Let my

17 And thou shalt take this rod in thine people go, that they may hold a fealt hand, wherewith thou fhalt do ligns. unto me in the wilderneis.

18 And Motes went and returned to 2 And Pharaoh laid, Who is the LORD, Jethro his father in law, and said unto that I thould obey his voice to let Israel hiin, Let me go, I pray thce, and return go? I know not the LORD, neither will unto my brethren which are in Egypt, 1 let Ifrael go. and see whether they be yet alive. And 3 And they said, The God of the He. Jethro said to Mofes, Go in peace.

brews hath met with us: let us go, we 19 And the Lord said unto Mofes in pray thee, three days' journey into the Midian, Go, return into Egypt: for all desert, anal sacrifice unto the LORD our the men are dead which fought thy life. God; left he full upon us with peftilence,

20 And Moles took his wife and his or with the sword. fons, and ret them upon an ass, and he 4 And the king of Egypt said unto returned to the land of Egypt: and Mo- them, Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aases took the rod of God in his hand. ron, let the people from their works?

21 | And the Lord said unto Moses, get you unto your burdens. When thou goeft to return into Esypt, 5 And Pharaoh faid, Behold, the fee that thou do all those wonders before people of the land now are many, and ye Pharaoh, which I have put in thine band : make them reit from their burdens. but I will harden his heart, that he shall 6 And Pharaoh commanded the same not let the people go.

day the taskmasters of the people, and 22 And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, their officers, saying, Thus faith the LORD, Ifrael is my son, 7 Ye shall no more give the people even my firsborn:

straw to make brick, as heretofore : let 23 And I say unto thee, Let my son them go and gather straw for themselves. go, that he may serve me: and if thou 8 And the tale of the bricks, which they retule to let him go, behold, I will lay did make heretofore, ye fall lay upon thy son, even thy firstborn.

them; ye Mall not diminish ought thereof: 24 And it came to pass by the way in for they be idle ; therefore they cry, saythe inn, that the Lord met him, and ing, Let us go and sacrifice to our God. fought to kill him.

9 Let there more work be laid upon 25 Then Zipporah took a Marp stone, the men, that they may labour therein; and cut off the forckio of her son, and and let them not regard vain words. cast it at his feet, and faid, Surely a 10 And the taskmasters of the people bloody husband art thou to me.

went out, and their officers, and they 26 So he let him go: then the said, fpake to the people, saying, Thus faith A bloody husband thou art, because of Pharaoh, I will not give you straw. the circumcision.

n Go ye, get you straw where ye can 27 And the Lord said to Aarun, Go find it : yet not ought of your work thall into the wilderness to meet Mofes. And be diminished. he went, and met him in the mount of 12 So the people were scattered abroad God, and killed him.

throughout all the land of Egypt to ga28 And Mofes told Aaron all the words ther Tubble instead of straw. of the LORD who had sent him, and all 13 And the taikmallers halted them, the signs whick he had commanded him. saying, l'ulfil your works, your daily tasks,

29 And Mofes and Aaron went and as when there was straw. gathered together a!l the elders of the 14 And the officers of the children of children of Israel :

Israel, which Pharaoh's taskmasters had 3?, And Aaron spake all the words: fet over then, were beaten, and demandwhich the Lord hulipoken unto Mofes, ' ed, Wherefore have ye not fulfilled your and did the signs in the light of the people. talk in making brick both yesterday and

3! And the people believed: and when to day, as heretofore? iliep heard tha: ale Lord had viited 1; Then the officers of the children of



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