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eon, and oast it at his feet, and said, Surety a bloody husband art thou to
26 So he let him go: then she sail . oloody husband thou art, because of the circumcision.
27 IT And the Loud said to Aaron, Go into the wilderness to meet Moses. And he went, and met him in the | mount of God, and kissed him.
28 And Moses told Aaron all the words of the Lord who bad sent him and all the signs which he had com manded him.
29 TT And Moses and Aaron went, ant gathered together all the elders of the] children of Israel.
30 And Aaron spake all the words which the Lord had spoken unto "r ses, and did the signs in the sight of the people.
31 And the people believed: an when they heard that the Lohd ha visited the children of Israel, an that he had looked upon their afllii tion, then they bowed their heads and worshipped.
AND afterward Moses and Aaron went in, and told Pharaoh,Thus] saith the Lord God of Israel, Let people go, that they may hold a ft unto me in the wilderness.
2 And Pharaoh said, Who is Loan, that 1 should obey his voice toj let Israel go? I know not the Lord, neither will I let Israel go.
3 And they said, The God of the Hebrews hath met with us; Jet us go, we pray thee, three days'journey intc the desert, and sacrifice unto the Lord our God; lest he fall upon us with pestilence, or with the sword.
•t Aud the king of Egypt said unto them, Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, let the people from their| works? get you unto your burdens.
6 And Pharaoh said, Behold, th people of the land now are many, an ye make them rest from their burden:
6 H And Pharaoh commanded the same day the task masters of the people, and their officers, saying,
7 Ye shall no more give the people etraw to make brick, as heretofore: let them go and gather straw for them
P And the tale of the bricks, which they did make heretofore, yc ehalll
DVS. task increased.
lay upon them; ye shall not diminish augla thereof: for they be idle; therefore they cry, saying, Let us go and sacrifice to our God.
9 Let there more work be laid upon the men, that they may labour therein, and let them not regard vain words.
10 1T And the task-masters of the people went out, and their officers, and they spake to the people, saying, Tims sailh Pharaoh, 1 will not give you straw.
11 Go ye, get you straw where ye can find it: yet not aught of your work shall be diminished.
12 So the people were scattered abroad throughout all the land ol Egypt, to gather stubble instead of
13 And the task masters hasted them, saying, Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, as when there was straw.
14 And the officers of the children ol Israel, which Pharaoh's task-masters had 6et over them, were beaten, and demanded, Wherefore have ye not fulfilled your task in making brick, both yesterday and to-day, as heretofore?
15 IT Then the officers of the children of Israel came and cried unto Pharaoh, saying, Wherefore dealest thou thus wiLh thy servants?
16 There is no straw given unto thy servants, and they say to us, Make brick: and, behold, thy servants are beaten; but the fault is in thine own people.
17 But he said, Ye are idle, ye are idle : Therefore ye say, Let us go, and do sacrifice to the Lord.
18 Go therefore now and work: for there shall no straw be given you, vet shall ve deliver the tale of bricks. * 19 And 'the officers of the children of Israel did see that they were in evil case, alter it was said, Yc shall not minisli aught from your bricks of your daily task.
20 TT And they met Moses and Aaron, who stood in the way, as thev came forth from Pharaoh:
21 And they said unto them, The k upon you, and judgf
God renewelh Ids CHAP. VI.
thou so evil-entreated this people? why is it that thou hast sent me?
25 For since I came to Pharaoh to speak in thy name, he hath doi to this people: neither hast thou delivered thy people at all.
THEN the Loud said unto Moses,
2 And God spake unto Moses, and said unto him, I am the Loai
3 And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by tk name of God Almighty; but by nr name JEHOVAH was I not know! to them.
4 And I have also established my covenant with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage, wherein they were strati6e«- ,
6 And I have also heard the groaning of tlie children of Israel, whom the Egyptians keep in bondage; and 1 have remembered my covenant.
6 Wherefore say unto the children of Israel, I am the Lord, an bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will rid you out of their bondage, and I will redeem you with a stretched-out arm and with, great judgments.
7 And I will take you to me for a people, and 1 will be to you a God; and ye shall know that I am the Lort> your God, which bringeth y from under the burdens of the Egyptians.
5 And I will bring you in unto the Jand, concerning the which I did 6wear to give it to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; and 1 will give it you for a heritage: I am the Lord.
9 And Mosea spake so unto the children of Israel: but they hearkened not unto Moses, for anguish of spirit, and for crut 1 bondage.
10 IT And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,
11 Go in, speak unto Pharaoh kin§ of Egypt, that he let the children oJ Israel go out of his land.
12 And Moses spake before theLoRD, eoying, Behold, the children of Israel
promise to Israel. have not hearkened unto me; how then shall Pharaoh hear me, who am of uncircumci3ed hps?
13 And the Lord spake unto Mosea and unto Aaron, and gave them a jcharge unto the children of Israel, and unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, to brins; the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt
I t if These be the heads of their fa thei-s' houses: The eons of Reuben, the first-born of Israel; Hanoch, ami Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi: these be the families of Reuben.
15 And the sons of Simeon ; Jemuel, and Jamin and Ohad, and Jachiti, and Zohar, and Shaul, the son of a Canaanitisli woman: these are the families of Simeon.
16 1T And these arc the names of the sons of Levi, according to their gene
ihon, and Kohath, and Merari. And the years of the life of Levi were a hundred thirty and seven years.
17 The sons of Gershon; Libni, and
And the years of tlie life of Kohath
19 And the sons of Merari; Mahali, uul Mushi: these are the families of Levi, according to their generations.
20 And Amram took hun Jochebed his father's sister to wife; and she bare him Aaron and Moses. And tlie years of the life of Amram loere a 'lundred and thirty and seven years.
21 And tlie sons of lzhar; Koran,
23 And Aaron took bim, Elisheba, laughter of Amminadab, sister of Naashon, to wife; and she bare him Naclab and Abihu, EJeazar and Itha
24 And the sons of Korah; Assir, and Elkanab, and Abiasaph: these cwo the families of tlie Korhitea.
25 And Eleazar, Aaron's eon, took him one of tlie daughters of Putiel to
ml she bare him Phinehas: hese are the heads of the fathers of Levites, according to their lami
26 These are that Aaron and Moses, to whom tlie LonDsaid.Bringouf the
heron's rod EXO] children of Israel from the land of Egypt, according lo their armies.
27 These are they which spake to Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring outl the children of Israel from Egypt:1 these ars that Moses and Aaron.
23 IT And it carne to pass,on the clay when the Lord spake unto Moses in the land of Egypt,
29 That the Lord spate unto Moses, saying, lam i.ue Lord: speak thouj unto Pharaoh long of Egypt all that' eay unto thee.
30 And Moses said before the Loud, | Behold,'! aw of uncircumcised lips, and how enali Pharaoh hearken auto me?
AND the Lord said unto Mose9,
2 Thou shalt speak all that I coi maiid thee; and Aaron thy brother shall speak unto Pharaoh, that he send the children of Israel out of his land..
3 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and multiply my signs and my' dors in the land of Egypt.
4 But Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you, that 1 may lay my hand upon Egypt, and bring forth mine armies, and my people the children of Israel, out of the land of Egypt, by great judgments.
5 And the Egyptians shall know that I am tlie Loud, when I stretch forth my hand upon Egypt, and b the children of Israel from among them.
6 And Moses and Aaron did as the Lord commanded thera, so did they.j
7 And Moses luas fourscore years old, and Aaron lourscore and three years old, when they spake unto Pharaoh.
8 IT And the Lord spake unto Moses j and unto Aaron, saying,
V) Vvhen Pharaoh shall speak unto you. saying. Show a miracle lor you then thou shalt say unto Aaron, Ink1 thy rod, and cast u before Pharaoh and it shall become a serpent,
10 1T And Moses and Aaron went ii rnto Pharaoh, and tiny did so as tin Lord had commanded: and Aaroi Ca<-t down his rod belore Pharaoh,am belore his servants, and it became a wrj^nc.
US. becomes a serpent.
11 Then Pharaoh also called the wise men and the sorcerers: now the ma gicians of Egypt, they also did in like ner with their enchantments. For they cast down every man bis and they became derpente: but Aaron's rod swallowed up Uieir rods.
13 And he hardened Pharaoh's heart, that he hearkened not unto them; as the Lord had 6aid.
14 TT And the Lord 6aid unto Moses, Pharaoh's heart is hardened, he re fuseth to let the people go.
15 Get thee unto PWrnoh in the morning; lo, he goeth out into the water; and thou shalt 6tand by the river's brink against he come; and the rod which was aimed to a serpent shalt thou take in thy hand.
nd thou shalt eay unto him, The Lord God of the Hebrews hath sent me unto thee, saying, Let my >pJe go, that they may tsorve me in wilderness: and, behold, hitherto thou wouldest not hear.
s saith the Lord, In this thou shalt know that I am the Lord: behold, I will smite with the rod that is in my hand upon the waters which are in the river, and they shall be turned to blood.
18 And'the flsb that is in the river, shall die, and the river shall stink
d the Egyptians shall loathe lo drink of the water of the river.
19 TT And Die Lord spake unto Moses, S?.y unto Aaron, Take thy r>;J, ajid stretch our. thy hand upon the waters of Egypt, upon their streams, upon their rivers, and upon their oonds, and upon all their pools of water, that they may become blood; and thai there may be blood throughout all the lands of Egypt, both in vessels of wood, and in vessels of stone.
20 And Moses and Aaron did so, as the Lord commanded: and he lifted up the rod, and smote the waters that were in the river, in the sight of Pharana, and in the sight of lus servnnts; and all the waters that lucre in the river were tumi.-.'. to blood.
21 And the hah that was m the nvej died: and the river stank, and the Egyptians could not drink of the wa trrol the river; and there was blood throughout all the land ol Egypt.
22 And the magicians ol Egypt did so with their enchantmeut3: and PhaThe plague of CHAP. V HI.
raoli's bcart was hardened, neither did be hearken unto them; a Lohd had &aid.
23 And Pharaoh turned, and into his house, neither did he si heart to this also.
24 And all the Egyptians digged round about the river for water to! drink; for they could not drink of the] water of the river
25 And seven days were fulfilled after; thai the Loan bad smitten the river.
AND the Loud spake unto Mosee>
3 And'tlie river shall bring forth trojrs abundantly, which shall go up,
"and" come into thy house, and into thy l't'd-chaml)pr, and upon thy bed, and into the bouse of thy servants, auc' upon thy people, and into thine ovens, and info thy kneading-troughs:
4 And the frogs shall come up both on thee, and upon thy people, and upon all thy servants.
5 ffAnd the Lord spake unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Stretch forth tliy oand with thy rod over the sno:ms, over the rivers, and over the ponds, and cause frogs to come up upon the land of Egypt.
6 And Aaron stretched out his hand over the waters of Egypt; and the frogs came up, and covered the land of Egypt
7 And the magicians did so with their enchantments, and brought up frogs upon the land of Egypt.
8 TT Then Pharaoh called for Moses | and Aaron, and said, Entreat the Lord, that he may take away the frogs from me, and from my people; and I wilt let ihs people go, that they may do sacrifice unto the Lobd.
9 And Moses said unto Pharaoh, Glory over me: when shall 1 entreat for thee, and for thy servants, and for thy people, to destroy the frogs from thee and thy houses, that they may remain in the river only?
10 And he said, To-morrow. And he said fie it according to thy word :| that thoumayest know that ilyre w none like unto the Loud our God.'
frogs and lice.
11 And the trogs shall depart from 'thef, and from thy houses, and from thy servants, and from thy people; they shall remain in the river only.
12 And JYIosee and Aaron went out from Pharaoh: and Mosee cried uuto the Lord because of the frogs which lie had brought against Pharaoh.
13 And the Loud did according to the word of Moses; and the frogs died out of the houses, out of the villages, and out of the fields.
14 And they gathered them together upon heaps; and the land sUank.
16 But when Pharaoh saw that there was respite, he hardened his heart, and hearkened not uato them; as the Loud had said. 16 IT And the Lorn said unto Mosea, Say unto Aaron, Stretch out thy rod, and smite the dust of the land, that it ifcome lice throughout all the land of Egypt,
17And they did so: forAaron stretched out hie hand with his rod,and smote the dust of the earth, and it became lice in man and in boost; all the dust of the land became Jice throughout all the land of Egypt.
15 And the magicians did so witk their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: so there were hce upon man and upon hen>t
19 Then the magicians said unto Pharaoh, This is the finger of Go;): and Pharaoh's heart was hardonfO imi he ened not unto them; ;± the LoriD had said.
Cu "iT And the Lonu said unto Moses, .Vsf up early in the morr'ig, anU >tand before PharaoL, (I i,"lie cometh forth to the water,) r. . I say unto hiin, Thus sailh the Lorl-, Lps'nvy people. ;o, that they may serve me:
21 Else, if thou w^ltnoi let my people go, behold, 1 will send swarms of Jlics upon thec,am! upon thy servants, and upon thy people, and into thy houses; and the houses of the Egyptians shall be nil of swarms offUcs, and also the ground whereon they
22 And I will sever in that day the and c" Goshen, in which my people lwe)i,that no swarms o f flies shall be J?ere; to the end thou niayest know
that 1 am the Lord in the midst or
23 And! will Dut a division between
my people and thy j>eople: to-morrow i shall this sign be.
24 And the Lord did so; and there c;ime a grievous swarrnq/ Jlies into die house of Fharaoh, and into his servants' houses, and into all the land of Egypt: the land was corrupted by reason of the swarm of jlits.
25 TT And Pharaoh called for Moses and for Aaron, and said, Go ye, sacrifice to your God in the land.
26 And Moses said, It is not meet so to do; for we shall sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians to the Lord our God: lo, shall we sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians before their eyes, and will they not stone us?
27 We will go three days' journey into the wilderness, and sacrifice to the Lord our God, as he shall com mand us.
28 And Pharaoh said, I will let youl go, lhatye may sacrifice to the Lord your God in the wilderness; only ye shall not go very faraway: entreat] for me.
29 And Moses said, Behold, 1 go out from thee, and I will entreat the Lord that the swarms of Jlies may depart from Pharaoh, from Ins servants, and from his people, to-morrow: but let not Pharaoh deal deceitfully in not letting the people go to sacrifice to the Lord.
30 And Moses went out from Pharaoh, and entreated the Lord.
31 And the Lous did according to the word of Moses; and he removed :he swarms of Jlies from Pharaoh, from bis servants, and from his people; there remained not one.
32 And Pharaoh hardened his heart at this time also, neither would he let the people go.
THEN the Lord said unto Moses,. Go in unto Pharaoh, and tell him, Thus saith the Lord God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me.
2 For if thou refuse to let them go, and will hold them still,
3 Behold, the hand of the Lord is upon thy cattle which is in the field, upon the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, upon the oxen, and upon the sheep: there shall be a very gnev o,us murrain.
4 And the Lord shall sever between
EXODUS. murrain and loilt.
the cattle of Israel and the cattle o( Egypt: and there shall nothing die of"all that is the children's of Israel.
5 And the Lord appointed aset time, ayingj To-morrow the Lord shall do his thing m the land.
6 And the Lord did that thing On he morrow, and all the cattle of
Egypt died; but of the cattle of the children of Israel died not one.
7 And Pharaoh sent, and, behold, there was not one of the car tie of the Israelites dead. And the heart of
raoh was hardened, and he did not let the people go.
8 U And the Lord saict unto Moses and unto Aaron,Take to yon handfuls of ashes of the furnace, and let Moses sprinkle it toward the heaven in the ■light of Pharaoh.
9 And it shall become small dust in all the land of Egypt, and shall be a boil breaking forth with Mains upon man, and upon beast, throughout all
he land of Egypt.
10 And they took ashes of the furnace, and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses sprinkled it up toward heaven;
nd if became a boil breaking forth villi blainsupon man, and upon beast.
11 And the magicians could notetand before Moses because of the boil; for the boil was upon the magicians, and upon all the Egyptians.
12 And the Lord hardened the heart of Pharaoh, and he hearkened not unto them; as the Lord had spoken unto Moses.
13 IT And the Lord said unto Moses, Rise up early in the morning, and stand before Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they
14 Fori will at this limesend all my plagues upon thy heart, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people; that thou mayest know \S\vA. there is none like me in all the earth.
15 For now I will stretch out my hand, that I may smite thee and thy people with pestilence; and thou elialt be cut off from the earth.
16 And in very deed for this cause have I raised thee up, for to show in thee my power; and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth.
17 As vet exnltest thou thyself