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God reneweth his promise.

EXODUS. The genealogy of Reuben, E. Israel came and cried unto Pharaoh, say y And I will take you to me for a peging, Wherefore dealest thou thus with ple, and I will be to you a God : and ye thy servants ?

Thall know that I am the Lord your God, 16 There is no straw given unto thy which bringeth you out from under the servants, and they say to us, Make brick: burdens of the Egyptians. and, behold, thy servants are beaten ; 8 And I will bring you in unto the but the fault is in thine own people. land, concerning the which I did swear to

17 But he said, Ye are idle, je cere idle: give it to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jatherefore ye fay, Let us go and do facri. cob; and I will give it you for an heri. fice to the LORD,

tage : I am the LORD. 18 Go therefore now, and work; for And Moses fpake so unto the chilthere Mhall no straw be given you, yetdren of Israel: but they hearkened not Hall ye deliver the tale of bricks. unto Moses for anguish of spirit, and for

19 And the officers of the children of cruel bondage. Ifrael did see that they querc in evil cafe, 10 And the Lord spake unto Mofes, after it was said, Ye shall not diminish saying, ought from your bricks of your daily task. II Goin, speak unto Pharaoh king of

20 And they met Mofes and Aaron, Egypt, that he let the children of lfrael who stood in the way, as they came forth go out of his land. from Pharaoh :

12 And Mofes fpake before the Lord, 21 And they said unto them, The saying, Behold, the children of Israel Lord look upon you, and judge; because have not hearkened unto me; how then ye have made our favour to be abhorred Mall Pharaoh hear me, who an of uncir. in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes cumcised lips? of his servants, to put a sword in their 13 And the LORD spake unto Moses land to say iis.

and unto Aaron, and gave them a charge 22 4 And Mofes returned unto the unto the children of lfrael, and unto PhaLORD, and said, Lord, wherefore haft raoh king of Egypt, to bring the children thou so evil entreated this people? why of lírael out of the land of Egypt. is it that thou haft fent me?

14 " These be the heads of their fasince I came to Pharaoh to ther's houses : The fons of Reuben speak in thy name, he hath done evil to firstborn of Ifrael; Hanoch, and Pallu, this people; neither halt thou delivered Hezron, and Carmi : there be the famithy people at all.

lies of Reuben. C H A P. VI.

15 T And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel, I God reneweth his promise by his name and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and

YEHOVAH. 14 The genealogy of Zahar, and Shaul the ton of the Canaan

Reuben, 15 of Simeon, 16 of Levi. itill woman : these are the families of THEN the LORD said unto Moses, Simeon. thou dr

16 And these are the names of the to Pharaoh : for wih a strong hand shall fons of Levi according to their generahe let them go, and with a Itrong hand tions; Gershom, and Kohath, and MeThall he drive them out of his land. rari: and the years of the life of Levi

2 And God spake unto Mofes, and were an hundred thirty and seven years. said unto him, I a. the LORD:

17 The fons of Gerthom ; Libni, and 3 And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Shimi, according to their families. Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the riame of God 18 And the sons of Kohath ; Amram, Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel : was I not known to them.

and the years of the life of Kohath were 4 And I have also established my cove- an hundred thirty and three years. nant with them, to give them the land of 19 And the fons of Merari ; Mahali Canaan, tlie land of their pilgrimage, and Mushi: these are the families of Leyi wherein they were strangers.

according to their generations. 5 And I have also heard the groaning 20 And Amram took him Jochebed of the children of Israel, whom the Egyp his father's fifter to wife ; and he barç tians keep in bondage; and I have re-him Aaron and Moses: and the years of membered my covenant.

the life of Amram were an hundred and 6 Wherefore fay unto the children of thirty and seven years, Urael, I am the Lord, and I will bring 21 And the fons of Izhar; Korah, and you out from under the burdens of the Nepheg, and Zithi. Egyptians, and I will rid you out of their 22 And the fons of Uzziel ; Mishael, bondage, and I will redeem you with and Elzaphan, and Zithri. a stretched out arm, and with great 23 And Aaron took him Elifheba, judgments :


Mofes ggets to Pharaoh.

Chap. vii. The river turned into blood. daughter of Amminadab, fister of Naa-I thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, thon, to wife; and the bare him Nadab, and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. become a serpent,

24 And the sons of Korah; Allir, and 10 And Moses and Aaron went in Elkanah, and Abiataph : these are the unto Pharaoh, and they did so as the families of the Korhites.

LORD had commanded : and Aaron cast 25 And Eleazar Aaron's son took him down his rod before Pharaoh, and before one of the daughters of Putiel to wife ; his servants, and it became a ferpent. and Me bare him Phinehas: there are the II Then Pharaoh also called the wife heads of the fathers of the Levites ac- men and the forcerers : now the magicording to their families.

cians of Egypt, they also did in like man26 These are that Aaron and Mofes, ner with their enchantments. to whom the Lord said, Bring out the 12 For they cast down every man his children of Israel from the land of Egypt rod, and they became serpents: but Aaaccording to their armies.

ron's rod swallowed up their rods. 27 There are tbey which spake to Pha 13 9 And he hardened Pharaoh's heart, raoh king of Egypi, to bring out the that he hearkened not unto them; as the children of Ifrael from Egypt: these are Lord had said. that Moses and Aaron.

14 And the Lord said unto Moses, 28 And it came to pass on the day Pharaoh's heart is hardened, he refuseth when the Lord spake unto Moses in the to let the people go). Jand of Egypt,

15 Get thee unto Pharaoh in the morn29 That ihe Lord spake unto Mofes, ing; lo, he goeth out unto the water ; saying, I am the Lord: speak thou unto and thou Malt stand by the river's brink Pharaoh king of Egypt all that I say unto against he come; and the rod which was thee.

turned to a serpent thalt thou take in 30 And Moses said before the Lord, thine hand. Behold, I am of uncircumcited lips, and 16 And thou shalt say unto him, The how Mall Pharaoh hearken unto me? LORD God of the Hebrews hath sent me CHAP. VII.

unto thee, saying, Let my people go, I Moses is encouraged to go to Pharaoh. that they may ferve me in the wilder

10 His rod is turned into a serpent. 13 ness: and, behold, hitherto thou wouldPharaoh's heart is hardened. 19 The eft not hear. river is turned into biood.

17 Thus faith the LORD, In this thou AN I ,

I have made thee a god to Pharaoh: I will limite with the rod that is in mine and Aaron thy brother thall be thy pro- hand upon the waters which are in the pliet.

river, and they shall be turned to blood. ? Thou shalt speak all that I command 18 And the fish that is in the river shall thee; and Aaron thy brother thall speak die, and the river shall stink; and the unto Pharaoli, that he fend tlie children Egyptians thall lothe to drink of the waof Israel out of his lind.

ter of the river. 3 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, 19 (And the Lord spake unto Mofes, gand multiply my signs and my wonders Say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and in the land of Egypt.

ítretch out thine hand upon the waters 4. But Pharaoh thall not hearken unto of Egypt, upon their streams, upon their you, that I may lay my hand upon Egypt, rivers, and upon their ponds, and upon and bring forth mine armies, and my all their pools of water, that they may bepeople the children of Israel, out of the come blood; and that there may be blood land of Egypt by great judgments. throughout all the land of Egypt, both

5 And the Egyptians Mall know that in rejsels of wood, and in vesels of stone. I am the LORD, when I stretch forth 20 And Moles and Aaron did so, as mine hand upon Egypt, and bring out the Lord commanded; and he lifted up the children of Israel from among them. the rod, and mote the waters that were

6 And Mofes and Aaron did as the in the river, in the sight of Pharaoh, and LORD commanded them, so did they. in the figlit of his servants ; and all the

7. And Mofes was fourscore years old, waters that were in the river were turned and Aaron fourscore and three years old, to blood. when they spake unto Pharaoh.

21 And the aim that was in the river & And the Lord spake unto Moses died; and the river ftank, and the Egypand unto Aaron, saying,

tians could not drink of the water of the 9 When Pharaoh Thall speak unto you, river ; and there was blood throughout saying, Shew a miracle for you: then all the land of Egypt.

The plague of frogs,


of lice, and

fies. 22 And the magicians of Egypt did fo | servants, and from thy people; they shall with their enchantments: and Pharaoh's remain in the river only. heart was hardened, neither did he heark. 12 And Moses and Aaron went out en unto them; as the Lord had said. from Pharaoh: and Moses cried unto the

23 And Pharaoh turned and went into LORD because of the frogs which he had his house, neither did he fet his heart to brought against Pharaoh. this also.

13 And the Lord did according to the 24 And all the Egyptians digged round word of Moses: and the frogs died out about the river for water to drink; for of the houses, out of the villages, and out they could not drink of the water of the of the fields. river.

14 And they gathered them together 25 And seven days were fulfilled, after upon heaps : and the land ftank. that the Lord had smitten the river. 15 But when Pharaoh saw that there CHAP. VIII.

was reípite, he hardened his heart, and I Frozs are sent. 16 The dust turned into hearkened not unto them; as the LORD

lice. 20 The swarms of flies.' 32 Pha- had said. raoh's heart is hardened.

16 9 And the LORD said unto Moses, A

ND the Lord spake unto Mofes, Say unto Aaron, Stretch out thy rod,

Go unto Pharaoh, and say unto and smite the dust of the land, that it may him, Thus faith the LORD, Let my peo- become lice throughout all the land of ple go, that they may serve me. Egypt.

2 And if thou refuse to let them go, 17 And they did so; for Aaron stretch. hehold, I will smite all thy borders with ed out his hand with his rod, and smote frogs:

the dust of the earth, and it became lice 3 And the river shall bring forth frogs in man, and in beast ; all the dust of the abundantly, which shall go up and come land became lice throughout all the land into thine house, and into thy bedcham- of Egypt. ber, and upon thy bed, and into the 18 And the magicians did so with their house of thy servants, and upon thy peo-enchantments to bring forth lice, but they ple, and into thine ovens, and into thy could not : so there were lice upon man, kneading troughs:

and upon beast. 4 And the frogs shall come up both on 19 Then the magicians said unto Phathee, and upon thy people, and upon all raoh, This is the finger of God : and thy servants.

Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he 5 And the Lord spake unto Mofes, hearkened not unto them; as the LORD Say unto Aaron, Stretch forth thine hand had said. with thy rod over the streams, over the 20 4 And the LORD said unto Moses, rivers, and over the ponds, and cause Rise up early in the morning, and stand froge to come up upon the land of Egypt. before Pharaoh; lo, he cometh forth to

6 And Aaron stretched out his hand the water; and say unto him, Thus faith over the waters of Egypt; and the frogs the LORD, Let my people go, that they came up, and covered the land of Egypt. may serve me.

7 And the magicians did so with their 21 Else, If thou wilt not let my people enchantments, and brought up frogs up. go, behold, I will send swarms of fies on the land of Egypt.

upon thee, and upon thy servants, and 8 Then Pharaoh called for Mores and upon thy people, and into thy houses ; Aaron, and said, Intreat the LORD, that and the houses of the Egyptians shall be he may take away the frogs from me, and full of swarms of flies, and also the ground from my people; and I will let the peo- whereon they are. ple go, that they may do sacrifice unto 22 And I will sever in that day the land the LORD.

of Goshen, in which my people dwell, 9 And Moses said unto Pharaoh, Glory that no swarms of flies Mhall be there ; to over me: when shall I intreat for thee, the end thou mayest know that I am the and for thy servants, and for thy people, Lord in the midst of the earth. to destroy the frogs from thee and thy 23 And I will put a division between houses, that they may remain in the river my people and thy people: to morrow only?

Tall this sign be. 10 And he said, Tomorrow, And he 24 And the Lord did so; and there said, Be it according to thy word : that came a grievous swarm of flies into the thou mayest know that there is none like house of Pharaoh, and into his servants' unto the LORD our God.

houses, and into all the land of Egypt : II And the frogs Mall depart from the land was corrupted by reason of the thee, and from thy houses, and from thy fwarm of flies.

The murrain of benfis.

Chap. ix.

The plague of boils and blains, 25 And Pharaoh called for Moses and 8 | And the Lord said unto Moses for Aaron, and said, Go ye, sacrifice to and unto Aaron, Take to you handfuls your God in the land.

of ashes of the furnace, and let Moses 26 And Moses said, It is not meet fo Iprinkle it toward the heaven in the fight to do ; for we fhall facrifice the abomina- of Pharaoh. tion of the Egyptians to the Lord our 9 And it shall become small dust in all God : lo, shall we facrifice the abomina- the land of Egypt, and shall be a boil ţion of the Egyptians before their eyes, breaking forth with blains upon man, and will they not fione us?

and upon beast, throughout all the land 27 We will go three days' journey in- of Egypt. to the wilderness, and sacrifice to the 10 And they took ashes of the furnace, LORD our God, as he shall command us. and stood before Pharaoh; and Moles

28 And Pharaoh said, I will let you sprinkled it up toward heaven ; and it go, that ye may sacrifice to the Lord became a boil breaking forth with blains your God in the wilderness, only ye Mall upon man, and upon beast. not go very far away : intreat for me. 11 And the magicians could not stand

29 And Moses said, Behold, I go out before Moses because of the boils; for from thee, and I will intreat the LORD!ihe boil was upon the magicians, and that the swarms of flies may depart from upon all the Egyptians. Pharaoh, from his fervants, and from his 12 And the Lord hardened the heart people, to-morrow: but let not Pharaoh of Pharaoh, and he liearkened not unto real deceitfully any more in not letting them; as the LORD had spoken unto the people go to sacrifice to the LORD. Mofes.

30 And Mofes went out from Pharaoh, 13 And the Lord said unto Mofes, and intreated the LORD.

Rise up early in the morning, and stand 31 And the Lord olid according to the before Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus word of Mofes; and he removed the faith the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his my people go, that they may serve me. fervants, and from his people; there re 14 For I will at this time send all my mained not one.

plagues upon thine heart, and upon thy 32" And Pharaoh hardened his heart fervants, and upon th people; that at this time alfo, neither would he let the thou mayest know that there is none like people go.

me in all the earth. CHAP. IX.

15 For now I will stretch out my hand, I The murrain of beasts. 8 The plague of that I may smite thee and thy people boils and blains. 22 The plague of hail, with peftilence ; and thou shalt be cut 'HEN the Lord said unto Mofes, off from the earth.

16 And in very deed for this cause Thus faith the LORD God of the He-have I railed thee up, for to sew in thee þrews, Let my people go, that they may my power; and that my name may be servę me.

declared throughout all the earth. 2 For if thou refuse to let them go, 17 As yet exaltest thou thyself against and wilt hold them still,

my people, that thou wilt not let thein 3 Behold, the hand of the Lord is up-go? on thy cattle which is in the field, upon 18 Bchold, to morrow about this time the horses, upon the afles, upon the ca. I will cause it to rain a very grievous mels, upon the oxen, and upon the Theep: bail, such as hath not been in Egypt since there shall be a very grievous murrain. the foundation thereof even until now.

4 And the LORD tall fever between 19 Send therefore now, and gather the cattle of Israel and the cattle of E. thy cattle, and all that thou hast in the gypt: and there shall nothing die of all field ; for upon every man and beast which That is the children's of Israel.

Thall be found in the field, and shall not 5. And the LORD appointed a set time, be brought home, the hail Mall come saying, To-morrow the Lord Mall do down upon them, and they shall die. this thing in the land.

20 He that feared the word of the 6 And the Lord did that thing on the LORD among the servants of Pharaoh morrow, and all the cattle of Egypt died: made his servants and his cattle Nee into but of the cattle of the children of Israel the houses : died not one.

21 And he that regarded not the word 7 And Pharaoh sent, and, behold, of the Lord left his servants and his there was not one of the cattle of the cattle in the field. Ilraclites dead. And the heart of Pha 22 S And the Lord said unto Moses, raoh was hardened, and he did not let Stretch forth thine hand toward heaven, the people go.


Tile in turneo Pharably, and tell him,

T be plague of hail,

and of locus. that there may be hail in all the land of servants, that I might shew these my signs Egypt, upon man, and upon beast, and before him : upon every herb of the field, throughout 2 And that thou mayest tell in the ears the land of Egypt.

of thy son, and of thy fon's son, what 23 And Mofes stretched forth his rod things I have wrought in Egypt, and toward heaven: and the Lord sent thun- my signs which I have done among them; der and hail, and the fire ran along upon that ye may know how that I am the the ground; and the LORD rained hail LORD. upon the land of Egypt.

3 And Mores and Aaron came in unto 24 So there was hail, and fire mingled Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus faith with the hail, very grievous, such as there the LORD God of the Hebrews, How was none like it in all the land of Egypt long wilt thou refuse to humble thyself since it became a nation.

before me ? let my people go, that they 25 And the hail smote throughout all may serve me. the land of Egypt all that was in the 4 Else, if thou refuse to let my people field, both man and beast; and the hail go, behold, to morrow will I bring the fmote every herb of the field, and brake locusts into thy coast : every tree of the field.

5 And they thall cover the face of the 26 Only in the land of Gothen, where earth, that one cannot be able to see the the children of Israel were, was there no earth : and they snall eat the residue of hail.

that which is escaped, which remaineth 27 And Pharaoh sent, and called for unto you from the hail, and shall eat every Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, I tree which groweth for you out of the have finned this time : the LORD is righ field : teous, and I and my people are wicked. 6 And they shall fill thy houses, and the

28 Intreat the LORD (for it is enough) houses of all thy servants, and the houses that there be no more mighty thunderings of all the Egyptians; which neither thy and hail; and I will let you go, and ye father's, nor thy fathers' fathers have seen, Tall stay no longer.

since the day that they were upon the 29 And Moses said unto him, As soon earth unto this day. And he turned himas I am gone out of the city, I will spread felf, and went out from Pharaoh. abroad my hands unto the Lord; and 7 And Pharaoh's servants said unto the thunder shall cease, neither Mall him, How long shall this man be a snare there be any more hail ; that thou may- unto us? let the men go, that they may est know how that the earth is the serve the LORD their God; knoweit thou Lord's.

not yet that Egypt is destroyed ? 30 But as for thee and thy servants, I 8 And Mofes and Aaron were brought know that ye will not yet fear the LORD again unto Pharaoh : and he said unto God.

them, Go, serve the LORD your God: 31 And the flax and the barley was but who are they that shall go? smitten : for the barley was in the ear, 9 And Moses' said, We will go with and the Rax was bolled.

our young and with our old, with our 32 F But the wheat and the rye were not Tons and with our daughters, with our smitten : for they were not grown up.

flocks and with our herds will we go; 33 And Moses went out of the city for we must hold a feast unto the LORD. from Pharaoh, and spread abroad his 10 And he said unto them, Let the hands unto the Lord: and the thunders Lord be so with you, as I will let you and hail ceased, and the rain was not go, and your little ones : look to it; for poured upon the earth.

evil is before you. 34 And when Pharaoh saw that the In Not so: go now ye that are men, rain and the hail and the thunders were and serve the LORD; for that ye did deccased, he finned yet more, and hardened fire. And they were driven out from his heart, he and his servants.

Pharaoh's presence. 35 And the heart of Pharaoh was har. 12 | And the Lord said unto Moses, dened, neither would he let the children Stretch out thine hand over the land of of Israel go; as the Lord had spoken by Egypt for the locults, that they may Mofes.

come up upon the land of Egypt, and CHAP. X.

eat every herb of the land, even all that 12 The plague of locus s, 21 of darkness. the hail hath left. 27 Pharaoh's heart is het hardened. 13 And Moses stretched forth his rod

, of in unto Pharaoh : for I have har- brought an east wind upon the land all dened his licart, and the heart of his that day, and all that night; and when

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