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The bitter waters made fweet. EXODUS. The people murmur for bread. the fea covered them : they sank as lead hearken to the voice of the LORD thy in the mighty waters.
God, and wilt do liat which is right in II Who is like unto thee, O LORD, his fight, and wilt give ear to his comamong the gods? who is like thee, glo- mandments, and keep all his ftatuies, 1 rious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing will put none of thefe diseafes upon thee, wonders?
which I have brought upon the Egyptians; 12 Thou stretchedft out thy right hand, for I am the Lord that healeth thee. the earth swallowed them.
27 [ And they came to Elim, where 13 Thou in tlıy mercy hast led forth were twelve wells of water, and threethe people which thou hast redeemed: score and ten palm trees : and they enthou hast guided them in thy strength camped there by the waters. unto thy holy habitation.
CHAP. XVI. 14 The people Mall hear, and be afraid: 2 Tbe Ifraelites murmur for avant of bread. sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants 112wails are sent, 14 and manna. of Palestina.
ND they took journey from
amazed; the mighty men of Moab, trem- the children of lfrael came into the bling thall take hold upon them; all the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim inhabitants of Canaan Thall me
away. and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the 16 Fear and dread Mall fall upon them; fecond month after their departing out by the greatness of thine arm they shall of the land of Egypt. be as still as a stone; till thy people pats 29 And the whole congregation of the over, O LORD, till the people pass over, children of lfracl murmured against Mowhich thou hast purchased.
fes and Aaron in the wilderness: 17 Thou thalt bring them in, and plant 3 And the children of lfrael faid unto them in the mountain of thine inherit them, Would to God we had died by the ance, in the place, O LORD, which thou hand of the Lord in the land of Egypt, haft made for thee to dwell in, in the when we lat by the fleßh pots, and when Sanctuary, O LORD, which thy hands we did eat bread to the full; for ye have have established.
brought us forth into this wilderness, to 18 The Lord shall reign for ever and kill this whole aflembly with hunger.
4 Then said the LORD unto Moses, 19 For the horse of Pharaoh went in Behold, I will rain bread from heaven with his chariots and with his horsemen for you; and the people ihall go out and into the sea, and the Lord brought a- gather a certain rate every day, that I gain the waters of the sea upon them; may prove them, whether they will walk but the children of lfrael went on dry in my law, or no. land in the midst of the sea.
s And it Mall come to pass, that on the 20 And Miriam the prophetess, the fif- fixth day they fall prepare that which ter of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; they bring in ; and it shall be twice as and all the women went out after her much as they gather daily. with timbrels and with dances.
6 And Mofes and Aaron said unto all 21 And Miriam answered them, Sing the children of Israel, At even, then ye ye to the Lord, for he hath triumphed thall know that the Lord hath brought gloriously; the horse and his rider hath you out from the land of Egypt: he thrown into ihe sea.
7. And in the morning, then ye Mall 22 ? So Mofes brought Ifrael from the see the glory of the Lord; for that he Red sea, and they went out into the wild heareth your murmurings against the 1 derness of Shur; and they went threedays LORD: and what are we, that ye mur. in the wilderness, and found no water. mur against us:
23 And when they came to Marah, 8 And Mofes faid, This Mall be, when they could not drink of the waters of the Lord shall give you in the evening Marah, for they were bitter: therefore fleth to eat, and in the morning bread the name of it was called Marah. to the full; for that the Lord heareth
24 And the people murmured against your murmurings which ye murmur Moses, saying, What Thall we drink? against him : and what are we? your
25 I And he cried unto the LORD; murmurings are not against us, but aa and the Lord thered him a tree, which gainst the LORD. when he had cait into the waters, the 9 And Mofes spake unto Aaron, Say waters were made sweet : there he made unto all the congregation of the children for them a statute and an ordinance, and of lli'ael, Come near before the LORD : shere he proved theni,
for he hath heard your murmurings. 26 And said, If thou wilt diligently 10 And it came to pass, as Aaron spake
Quails and manna fent. Chap, xvii. The fabbath appointed for rest. unto the whole congregation of the chil-g for to day is a fabbath unto the LORD: dren of Israel, that they looked toward to day ye Mall not find it in the field. the wilderness, and, behold, the glory of 26 Six days ye shall gather it; but on the Lord appeared in the cloud. the seventh day, which is the fabbath, in
II | And the LORD spake unto Moses, it there bhall be none. saying,
27 And it came to pafs, that there went 12 I have heard the murmurings of out some of the people on the feventh day the children of Israel : speak unto them, for to gather, and they found vone saying, At even ye shall eat felh, and in 28 And the LORD said unto Moses, the morning ye Mall be filled with bread; How long refuse ye to keep my comand ye shall know that I am the LORD mandments and my laws? your Godu
29 See, for that the Lord hath given 13 And it came to pass, that at even you the labbath, therefore he giveih you the quails came up, and covered the on the sixth day the bread of two days ; camp: and in the morning the dew lay abide ye every man in his place, let no man round about the host.
go out of his place on the leventh day. 14 | And when the dew that lay was 30 So the people rested on the seventhi gone up, behold, upon the face of the day. wilderness there lay a small round thing, 31 And the house of Israel called the as small as the hoar frost on the ground. name thereof Manna: and it zu11s like
15 And when the children of Israel saw coriander feed, wliite; and the taite of it, they said one to another, It is manna: it was like wafers made with honey. for they wist not what it was. And Mo. 32 And Moses riid, This is the thing ses said unto them, This is the bread which the Lord commandeth, Fiii an which the Lord hath given you to eat. omer of it to be kept for your genera
16 This is the thing which the LORD tions ; that they may see the bread hath commanded, Gather of it every wherewith I have fed you in the wilderman according to his eating, an omer for ners, when I brought you forth from the every man, according to the number of land of Egypt. your persons; take ye every man for 33 And Mofes said unto Aaron, Take them which are in his tents.
a pot, and put an omer full of manna 17 And the children of Israel did so, therein, and lay it up before the LORD, and gathered, some more, some less. to be kept for your generations.
18 And when they did mete it with an 34 As ihe Lord commanded Moses, omer, he that gathered much had nothing fo Aaron laid it up before the testimony, uver, and he that gathered little had no to be kept. lack ; they gathered every man accord. 35 And the children of Israel did eat ing to his cating.
manna sorty years, until they came to a 19 And Mofes said, Let no man leave land inhabited; they did eat manna, unof it till the morning.
til they came unto the borders of the 20 Notwithstanding they hearkened not land of Canaan. unto Moses; but some of them left of it 36 Now an omer is the tenth part of until the morning, and it bred worms,and an ephah. Itank: and Moses was wroth with them.
c H A P. XVI. 21 And they gathered it every morn- 1 The people murmur for woter at Rephia ing, every man according to his eating:
5 Mose's feut to the rock in Horeb. and when the sun waxed hot, it melted. 13 noclek is om'ercome. 22 And it came to pass, that on the
ND all the congregation of the chilsixth day they gathered twice as much dren of Irael journeyed from the bread, two omers for one man: and all wilderness of Sin, after their journeys, the rulers of the congregation came and according to the commandment of the told Moses.
LORD, and pitched in Rephidim: anů 23 And he said unto them, This is that there was no water !or the people to which the LORD hath Grid, To morrow drink. is the rest of the holy fabbath unto the 2 Wherefore the people did chide with LORD : bake that which ye will bakc 10 Mofes, and said, Give us water that we day, and seethe that ye wil seethe; and may drink. And Mofes faid unto them, that which remaineth over lay up for you why chide ye with me? wherefore do ye to be kept until the morning:
tempt the LORD? 24 And they laid it up till the morn
3 And the people thirsted there for wa. ing, as Moses bade: and it did not stink, ter; and the people murmured against neither was there any worm therein.
Moses, and said, Wherefore is this that 25 And Moses said, Eat that to day ; thou hast brought us up out of Egypt,
The people murmur for cuater. EXODUS. Jethro bringeth Moses his wife. o kill us and our children and our cattle 2 Then Jethro, Moses' father in law, with thirst?
took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had 4 And Moses cried unto the LORD, sent her back, saying, What shall I do unto this people? 3 And her two sons; of which the name they be almost ready to store me. of the one was Gershom ; for he said, I
5 And the LORD said unto Moses, have been an alien in a itrange land: Go on before the people, and take with 4 And the name of the other was Elim thee of the elders of Israel; and thy rod, czer; for the God of my father, said he, wherewith thou smotest the river, take in was mine help, and delivered me from thine hand, and go.
the fivord of Pharaoh : 6 Behold, I will stand before thee there 5 And Jethro, Moses' father in law. upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt came witin his fons and his wife unto smite the rock, and there shall come wa- Mofes into the wilderness, where he enter out of it, that the people may drink. camped at the mount of God: And Moses did so in the light of the el 6 And he said unto Moses, I thy father ders of Israel.
in law Jethro am come unto thee, and ihy ī And he called the name of the place wife, and her twofons with her. Maslah, and Meribah, because of the 7 I And Mofes went out to meet his chiding of the children of Israel, and father in law, and did obeisance, and becaufe they tempted the LORD, saying, killed him ; and they asked each other Is the Lord among us, or not?
of their welfare; and they came into the 8 Then came Amalek, and fought with tent. Ifrael in Rephidim.
8 And Mofes told his father in law all 2 And Moses said unto Jofinua, Choose that the Lord had done unto Pharaoh 115 out men, and go out, figlit with Ama- and to the Egyptians for Israel's fake, lek: 10 morrow I will stand on the top and all the travail that haŭ come upon of the hill with the rod of God in mine them by the way, and how the LORD hand.
delivered them 10 So Joshua did as Moses had said to 9 And Jethro rejoiced for all the goodhim, and fought with Amalek : and Mo-ness which the Lord had done to Ifrael, ses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top whom he had delivered out of the hand of the hill.
of the Egyptians. II And it came to pass, when Moses 10 And Jethro faci, Blessed be the held up his hand, that lfrael prevailed : Lord, who hath delivered you out of and when he let down his hand, Amalek the hand of the Egyptians, and out of prevailed.
the hand of Fharaoh, who hath delivered 12 But Mofes' hands were heavy; and the people from under the hand of the they took a stone, and put it under him, Egyptians, and he lat thereon; and Aaron and Ilur II Now I know that the Lordi' greater stayeci up his hands, the one on the one than all gods: for in the thing wherein Ade, and the other on the other side; they dealt proudly he cuas above them. and his hands were iteady until the going 12 And Jethro, Mores' father in law, Jown of the lun.
took a burnt offering and facrifices for 13 4 And Joshua ditcomfiied Amalek | God: and Aaron came, and all the co and his people with the edge of the sword. ders of Israel, to eat bread with Mofes'
14 And the LORD said unto Moles, i father in law before God. Write this for a memorial in a book, and 13 1 And it came to pass on the morrehearie it in the cars of Joshua : for I row, that Mofes fit to judge the people : will utterly put out the remembrance of and the people stood by Moses from the Amalek from under heaven.
morning into the evening. 15 And Moses built an altar, and called 14 And when Moles' father in law fav t'ie name of it JEHOVATI-uilli: all that he did to the people, he said,
IÓ For he said, Because the LORD hath What is this thing that thou does to the sworn that the LORD will have war with people? why filtelt thou thyself alone, Amalek from generation to generation. and all the people stand by thee from C 1: 1 P. XVIII.
morning unto evening? 1 Jethro bringeth 1o Aloses his wife and 15 And Mores said unto his fatlier in
tavo fons. 7 Nofes entertaineth bim, 13 law, Because the people come unto me and accepteth his counsel.
to enquire of God: HEN Jethro, the priest of Midian, 16 When they have a matter, they
Moses' father in law, heard of all come unto me; and I judge between one that God had done for Moses, and for and another, and I do make them know Israel his people, and that the LORD had the Natutes of Cod and his laws. brought Israel out of Egypt;
Jethro's counsel to Mofes.
Chap. xix. God's mejuge out of mount Sinai. si And Moses' father in law said unto 4 Ye have seen what I did unto the him, The thing that thou doeft is not Egyptians, and 13070 I bare you on eagles' good.
wings, and brought you into myself. 18 Thou wilt surely wear away, both 5 Now therefore, if ye will obey my thou, and this people that is with thee: voice indeed, and keep my covenant, for this thing is too heavy for thee; thou then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto art not able to perform it thyself alone. ine above all people : for all the carib
19 Hearken now unto my voice, I will is mine : give thee counsel, and God hall be with 6 And ye Mall be unto me a kingdom thee: Be thou for the people to God- of priests, and an holy nation. There are ward, that thou mayest bring the causes the words which thou shalt speak unto unto God:
the children of lfrael. 20 And thou shalt teach them ordi 7 And Mofes came and called for the pances and laws, and Malt thew them elders of the people, and laid before their the way wherein they must walk, and the faces all these words which the LORD work that they must do.
commanded him. 21 Moreover thou shalt provide out ? And all the people answered toof ail the people able men, tuch as fear gether, and said, All that the LORD hatlı God, men of truth, hating covetoufness; ipoken we will do. And Mofes returned and place such over them, to be rulers of the vords of the people unto the LORD. thoutands, avid rulers of hundreds, rulers And the LORD said unto Mofes, LO, of fifties, and rulers of tons:
I come unto thee in a thick cloud, that 22 And let them judge the people at the people may hear when I speak with all seasons : and it shall be, that every thee, and believe thee for ever. Are great matter they shall bring unto thec, Mofes told the words of the people unto hut every small matter they ihall judge : the LORD. so thall it be easier for thyself, and they 10 And the LORD said unto Moses, Mall bear the bureen with thee.
Go into the people, and fanctify them 2; If thon thalt do this things, and Cod to day and to morroir, and let them command thee fo, then thou fialt be able; was their clothes, to endure, and all this people Mall alto
ready against the third day: go to their place in peace.
for the third day the LORD will come 24 So Moses hearkened to the voice of down in the fight of all the people ipoti his father in law, and did all that he had mount Sinai. said.
12 and thou llialt let bounds unto the 25 And Molus chose able meu out of people ourd about, laying, Takebeca all liael, and made them heads over the touricireng that ye go 264 up into ile people, rulers of thoufands, wlers of mouct, or touch the border on it: whehundreds, rulers of liflie's, and rulers of foever torichethi the mount mall be surely tens.
put to death: 26 And they judged the people at all 13 There all not an hand touch it, Scarons: the hard causes they brought but he Hall fureiy be foued, or 1hot unto Moses, but every finall matter they throug'i; whether it be huail or man, it judged themselves.
Shall not livr: when the irumpet foundeih 27 And Moses let his father in lav long, they Mall come up to the mount. depart; and be went his way into his 1st olid Blofis went down from the own land.
mount unto the people, and fanctfecithe CHAP. XIX.
people; and they walked their cluthies. 1 The people come to Sinai. 3 Goil's muffage 15 And he frid unto the people, Be
to them out of the monit. 8 Their un-ready against the third day: como not laver. 16 His firfil prrfence.
at your wives. IN the third month, when the children 16 ? And it came to pass on the third 1 of Ifracl rere çolie forth out of the day in the morning, ihat there were land of figypt, the time day came they thunders and lightnings, and a thick 11.o the wilderness of Sinai.
clouci upon the mount, and the voice of 2 for they were departed from I?ephi-the trumpet exceeiling lond; fu that dim, and were come to the deleit of Sirai, all the people thai vilis in the camp and had pitched in the wildernets; and tremblil. there Ifrael camped before the mount:
17 ind Mil's brought forth the peo3 And Moles frent up un'o Coll, ple out of the camp tu meet wi'h God; and the Lord called unto him out of; and they lived at the nether part of the ilie mountain, saying, This sha! thon 1021. hay to the house of Tucci ild tell the
18 ..nd mount Sinai was altogether on
children of Iraci;
T se ten commandments,
Idolatry forbidden. a finoke, because the LORD descended' 10 But-the seventh day is the fabbath upon it in fire: and the smoke thereof of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt ascended as the smoke of a furnace, and not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor the whole mount quaked greatly. thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy
19 And when the voice of the trum- maidfervant, nor thy cattle, nor thy pet founded long, and waxed londer and stranger that is within thy gates : louder, Moses (pake, and God answered u For in six days the Lord made him by. a voice.
heaven and earth, the sea, and all that 20 And the LORD came down upon in them is, and refied the seventh day ! mount Sinai, on the top of the mount : wherefore the LORD bleffed the sabbath and the Lord called Mofes up to the top day, and hallowed it. of the mount; and Mofes went up. 12 Honour thy father and thy mother:
21 And the LORD said unto Moses, that thy days may be long upon the land Go down, charge the people, lest they which the Lord thy God giveth thee. break through unto the Lord to gaze, 13 Thou thalt not kill. and many of them perish.
14 Thou shalt not commit adultery, 22 And let the prielts also, which come 15 Thou shalt not steal. near to the LORD, fan&ify themselves, 16 Thou shalt not bear false witness Jest the Lord break forth upon them. against thy neighbour.
23 And Mofes said unto the LORD, 17 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's The people cannot come up to mount houfe, thou falt not covet thy neighSinai: for thou chargest us, saying. Set bour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his bounds abont the inount, and sanctify it. maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor
24. And the LORD taid unto him, A- any thing that is thy neighbour's. way, get thee down, and thou ihalt come 18 And all the people saw the thunup, thou, and Aaron with thee: but let derings, and the lightnings, and the noise not the priests and the people break of the trumpet, and the mountain smokthrough to come up unto the LORD, left ing: and when the people saw it, they he break forth upon them.
removed, and stood afar off. 25 So Moses went down unto the peo 19. And they said unto Moses, Speak ple, and spake unto them.
thou with us, and we will hear : but let CHAP. XX.
not God speak with us, lest we die.' I The ten commandmenis. 22 Idolatry for. 20 And Moses said unto the people, bidden. 24 Of what sort the altar should be. Fear not: for God is come to prove you, saying,
faces, ye lin not. 2 I am the LORD thy God, which have 21 And the people stood afar off, and brought thee out of the land of Egypt, Mofes drew near unto the thick darkout of the house of bondage,
ness where God was. 3 Thou Malt have no other gods be 22 | And the LORD said unto Moses,
Thus thou halt say unto the children of 4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any Israel, Ye have seen that I have talked graven image, or any likeness of any thing with you from heaven. that is in heaven above, or that is in the 23 Ye thall not make with me gods of earth obeneath, or that is in the water filver, neither fall ye make unto you under the earth;
gods of gold. 5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to 24 | An altar of earth thou shalt make them, nor serve them: for I the LORD unto me, and Malt sacrifice thereon thy thy God am a jealous God, visiting the burnt offerings, and thy peace offerings, iniquity of the fathers upon the children thy sheep, and thine oxen : in all places unto the third and fourth generation pf where I record my name I will come them that hate me ;
unto thee, and I will bless thee. 6 And Mewing mercy unto thousands 25 And if thou wilt make me an altar of them that love me, and keep my of stone, thou shalt not build it of lewn commandments.
stone ; for if thou lift up thy tool upon 7 Thou Shalt not take the name of the it, thou hali polluted it. LORD thy God in vain ; for the LORD 26 Neither shalt thou go up by steps will not hold him guiltless that taketh unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be his name in vain.
not discovered thereon. 8 Remember the sabbath day, to keep
CHAP. XXI. it holy:
I Laws for servants, 12 for manslaughter, 9 Sixdays shalt thou labour, and do 16 menstealers, 17 curfers of parents, all thy work;
and several others.
A Napingod spake all these words, face sit heltal je len netay be before your