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6 And Joseph died and all his Brethren, and all that Ge. neration.

7 And the Children of ISRAEL were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and MULTIPLIED, and waxed exceeding mighty ; and the Land was filled with them.

8 Now there arose up a new King over Egypt, which knew not Joseph.

9 And he said unto his People, Behold, the People of the Children of Israel are more and mightier than we.

10 Come on, let us deal wisely with them : left they MUTIPLY, and it come to pass, that when there falleth out any War, they joyn also unto our Enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the Land.

11 Therefore they did set over them Task-masters, to AFFLICT them with their Burdens. And they built for Pharaoh Treasure-cities, Pithom and Raamfęs. .

12 But the MORE they AFFLICTED them, the MORE they MULTIPLIed and grew. And they were grièved because of the Children of Israel.

13 And the Egyptians made the Children of Israel to serve with Rigour. .

14 And they made their Lives bitter with hard BonDAGE in Morter, and in Brick, and in all manner of Service in the Field ; all their Service wherein they made them serve was with RIGOUR.

15 And the King of Egypt spake to the Hebrew Midwives,

16 And he said, When ye do the Office of a Midwife to the Hebrew Women, if it be a Son, then ye shall KILL him, but if it be a Daughter, then the shall live. . 17 But the Midwives feared God, and did not as the King of Egypt commanded them, but saved the Men-children alive.

18 And the King of Egypt called for the Midwives, and said unto them, Why have ye done this Thing, and have saved the Men-children alive?

19 And the Midwives said unto Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew Women are not as the Egyptian Women : for they are lively, and are delivered ere the Midwives come in unto


20 Therefore God dealt well with the Midwives : and the People MULTIPLIED, and waxed very mighty.

21 And it came to pass, because the Midwives feared God, that he made them Houses.

22 And Pharaoh charged all his People, saying, Every Son that is born ye shall cast into the River, and every Daughter ye shall save alive.

CHA P. II. 1 Moles is born; 3 cast into the Flags : 5 He is found, and

brought up by Pharaoh's Daughter. 22 Gershom born. Ver. 1 AND there went up a Man of the House of Levi,

n and took to Wife a Daughter of Levi. 20 And the Woman con- - A&s vii. 17 When the Time of ceived and bare a Son : and the PROMISE drew NIGH, which God when she saw him that he had sworn to ABRAHAM, the People

grew and MULTIPLIED in Egypt, was a GOODLY CHILD, lhe i8 Till another King arole which hid him three Months. knew not Joseph. 2 And when the could not 19 The same dealt subtilly with

our Kindred, and evil intreated our longer hide him, he took Fathers, so that they cast out their for him an Ark of Bulrushes, young CHILDREN, tó the End they and daubed it with Slime and might not live.

20 In which Time Moses was born, with Pitch, and put the Child and was EXCEEDING Fair, and noutherein ; and she laid it in the rished up in his Father's House three Flags by the River's Brink. Months.

21 And when he was cast out, Pha4. And his Sifter stood afar raoh's Daughter took him ap, and off, to wit what would be nourished him for her own Son.

Heb. xi. 23 By Faith Moses when done to him.

he was born was hid three Months of 5. And the Daughter of his Parents, because they saw he was Pharaoh came down to wash a PROPER CHILD; and they were not herself at the River, and her

her afraid of the King's Commandment. Maidens walked along by the River fide : and when she saw the Ark among the Flags, she sent her Maid to fetch it.

6 And when she had opened it, she saw the Child : and behold the Babe wept. And she had Compassion on him, and said, This is one of the Hebrew's Children.

7 Then said his Sister to Pharaoh's Daughter, Shall I go and call to thee a Nurse of the Hebrew Women, that she may nurse the Child for thee?

8 And Pharaoh's Daughter said unto her, Go. And the Maid went and called the Child's Mother.

9 And Pharaoh's Daughter said unto her, Take this Child away, and nurse it for me ; and I will give thee thy Wages. And the Woman took the Child, and nursed it.

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. 10 And the Child grew, and she brought him unto Pha. raoh's Daughter, and he became her Son. And she called his Name MOSES : and she said, Because I drew him out of the Water.

1 0 And it came to pass • Ads vii. 22 And Moses was in those Days, when MOSES LEARNED in all the Wisdom of the

Egyprians, and was mighty in WORDS was grown, that he went forth and in DEEDS. unto his BRETHREN, and 23 And when he was full forty

neve. Years old, it came into his Heart to

visit his BRETHREN the Children of and he spied an Egyptian smi- ISRAEL. ting an Hebrew, one of his 24 And seeing one of them fuffer Brethren.

Wrong, he defended him, and aven

ged him that was oppressed, and 12 And he looked this Imote the Egyptian. Way, and that Way, and 25 For he supposed his BRETHREN

would have UNDERSTOOD, how that when he saw that there was

God by his HAND would DELIVER no Man, he flew the Egyp-, them; but they understood oor. tian, and hid him in the Sand. 26 And the next Day he thewed

himself unto them as they ftrove, 13 And when he went out

and would have set them at one athe second Day, behold, two gain, saying, Sirs, ye are BRETHREN. Men of the Hebrews strove why do ye WRONG one to another? together: and he said to him wil

27 But be that did his Neighbour

Wrong, thrust him away, saying, that did the Wrong, Where- who made thee a Ruler and a Judge fore smiteft thou thy Fellow? over us?

28 Wilt thou kill me as thou didft 14 And he said, who made .

the Egyptian yesterday ? thee a Prince and a JUDGE 29 Then fied Moses at this Sasover us? Intendest thou to ing, and was a STRANGER in the Land

of Madian. kill me as thou killedst the kill me as thou KinedilmneHeb. xi. 24 By Faith Moses when Egyptian? And Moses fear- he was come to Years, refused to be ed, and said, Surely this thing call

Is this thing called the Son of Pharaoh's Daughis known.

25 Chusing rather to SUFFER AF15 Now when Pharaoh FLICTION with the PEOPLE of God, heard this thing, he fought than to enjoy the PLEASURES of Sin

for a Season. to lay Voies. DUL Voies 26 Efteeming the REPROACH of Aed from the Face of Pha- CHRIST greater RICHES than the raoh, and dwelt in the Land TREASURES in Egypt : for he had

-RESPECT unto the RECOMPENCE of of Midian : and he sat down REWARD. by a Well.

• 27 By Faith he forsook Egypt, 16 Now the Priest of Mis not fearing the Wrath of the King :

for he ENDURED, as SEEING him who dian had seven Daughters : is INVISIBLE, and they came and drew Water; and filled the Troughs to water their Fathers Flock.

17 And the Shepherd came and drove them away : but Moses stood up and helped them, and watered their Flock.


18 And when they came to Reuel their Father, he said, How is it that you are come so soon To-day?

19 And they said, An Egyptian delivered us out of the Hand of the Shepherds, and also drew Water enough for us, and watered the Flock.

20 And he said unto his Daughters, And where is he? Why is it that ye have left the Man ? Call him, that he may eat Bread.

31 And Moses was content to dwell with the Man : and he gave Moses Zipporah his Daughter.

22 And the bare him a Son, and he called his Name Geríhom: for he said, I have been a STRANGER in a strange Land.

23 And it came to pass in process of Time, that the King of Egypt died, and the Children of Israel sIGHED by reason of the BONDAGE, and they cried ; and their Cry came up unto God, by reason of the BONDAGE.

24 And GOD HEARD their Groaning, and God remembred his CoveNANT with ABRAHAM, with Isaac, and with Jacob.

25 And God looked upon the Children of Israel, and God had RESPECT unto them.

CH A P. III. 1 Moses keepeth Jethro's Flock : :2 God appeareth to him in

e burning Bus: 9 He is sent to Ifrael: 15 His Mejlage.

Ver. N OW Moses kept the Flock of Jethro his Fa

TV ther-in-law, the Priest of Midian: and he led the Flock to the Back-side of the Desart, and came to the Mountain of God, even to HOREB.

2 P And the ANGEL of the Aas vii. 30 When forty Years LORD appeared unto him in were expired, there appeared to him

ha in the Wilderness of Mount SINAI, a FLAME of FIRE out of the an Angel of the LORD in a FLAME midst of a Bush : and he of Fire in a Bush. looked, and behold, the Bush 31 When Moses saw it, he wondred

at the Sight; and as he drew near to bumed with PIRE, ann the behold it, the VOICE of the LORD Bush was not consumed. came unto him, 3 And Moses said, I will 32 Saying, I am the God of thy

Fathers, the God of ABRAHAM, and now turn aside, and see this the God of Isaac, and the God of great Sight, why the Bush is Jacob. Then MOSES TREMBLED, and not burnt,

durft not BEHOLD.

4 And


4. And when the Lord faw 33 Then said the LORD to him, thoi he turned olide to fee Pur off thy SHOES from thy Feet: for

2. the Place where thou ftandeft is HOLY God called unto him out of GROUND. the midst of the Bush, and Rev. xv. 3 And they sing the Song

of Moses the Servant of God, and said, Moses, Moses. And

the Song of the LAMB, saying, Grem he said, Here am I.

and MARVELLOUS are thy Works, 5 And he said, Draw not LORD God ALMIGHTY ; just and true

are thy Ways, thou King of SAINTS. nigh hither, put off thy Shoes

4. Who ihall not FEAR thee, O from off thy Feet, for the Lord, and GLORIFY thy Name? for Place whereon thou stand- Thou only art Holy. est, is Holy Ground.

6 Moreover he said, I am the God of thy Father, the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his Face : for he was AFRAID to look upon God.

7 9 And the LORD said, I 9 1&s vii. 34 I have seen, I have have surely seen the AFFLIC

seen the AFFLICTION of my People

which is in Egypt, and I have heard Tion of my People which are their Groaning, and am come down in Egypt, and have HEARD

to DELIVER them. And now come,

I will send thee inco Egypt. their Cry, by reason of their

35 This Moses, whom they REFUTask-masters : for I know SED, saying, who made thee á RULER their SORROWS.

and a Judge: the same did God send

to be a RULER and a DELIVERER by 8 And I am come down

the Hands of the ANGEL which apto DELIVER them out of the PEARED to him in the Bush. · Hand of the Egyptians, and 36 He brought them out, after

u that he had shewed Wonders and Sigos to bring them up out of that in the Land of Egypt, and in the LÅND, unto a good Land, and Red Sea, and in the Wilderness forry a large, unto a Land flowing Years. with Milk and Hony; unto the Place of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites.

9 Now therefore behold, the Cry of the Children of Israel is come unto me: and I liave also seen the OPPRESSION wherewith the Egyptians oppress them.

io Come now therefore, and I will send thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayst bring forth my People, the Children of Israel out of Egypt.

Ti And Moses said unto God, Who am I, that I fhould go unto Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the Children of Israel out of Egypt ?

12 And he said, Certainly, I will b'e WITH THEE ; and this shall be a Tokon unto thee; that I have sent thee :


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