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P.'.araoh suelh against my people, that thou wilt not] let them go?

18 JiehoTd, to-morrow about this time I will cause it to rain a very gric hail, such as hath not been in Egypt since the foundation thereof even until now.

19 Send therefore now, and gather thy cattle, and all that thou hast in the field: Jbr upon every man and beast which shall be found in the field, and shall not be brought home, the hail shall come down upon them, and ♦.bey shall die.

20 He that feared the word of the Lord among the servantsof Pharaoh made his servants and his cattle /lee into tbeir houses:

21 And he that regarded not the word of the Lord left his servants and his cattle in tho field.

32 IT And the Lord said unto Moses, Stretch forth thy hand toward heaven, that there may be hail in all the land of Egypt, upon man, and upon beast, and upon every herb of the field, throughout the land of Egypt,

23 And Moses stretched lorth his rod toward heaven; and the Lord sent thunder and hail, and the fire ran along upon the ground: and the Lord rained hail upon the land of Egypt.

24 So there was hail, and fire mingled with the hail, very grievous, 6uch as there was none like it in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation.

25 And the hail smote throughout all the land of Egypt all that was in the field, both man and beast; and the hail smote every herb of the field, and brake every tree of the field.

26 Only in the land of Goshen, the children of Israel were, was there no hail.

27 IT And Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, I have sinned this time: the Lord is righteous, and 1 and my people are wicked.

28 Entreat the Lord (for it is enough) that there be no more mighty thunderiugs and hail; and 1 will let you go, and ye shall stay no longer.

29 And Moses said unto h;m,As soon as I am gone out of the city, I will spread abroad my hands unto the Lord; and the thunder shall cease neither shall there be any more hail;

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'that thou may est know how that the earth is the Lord's.

30 But as for thee and thy servants, I know that ye will not yet fear the Lord God.

31 And the flax and the barley was smitten; for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was boiled.

32 But the wheat and the rye were not smitten; for they tocre not grown up.

33 And Mose3 went out of the city from Pharaoh, and spread abroad his hands unto the Lord; and the thunders and hail ceased, and the rain was not poured upon the earth.

34 And when Pharaoh saw that the, and the hail; and the thunders, vere ceased, he sinned yet more, and

hardened his heart, lie and his servants.

35 And the heart of Pharaoh was lardened, neither would he let the

children of Israel go; as the Loud

had spoken by Moses.


in unto Pharaoh; for I have hardened his heart, and the heart of his rants, that 1 might show these my signs before him:

2 And that thou mayest tell in the ars of thy son, and of thy son's son, diat things 1 have wrought in Egypt,

and my signs which 1 have done among them; that ye may know how bat I am the Lord.

3 And Moses and Aaron came in into Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus saitli the Lord God of the Hebrews, How long wilt thou refuse to humble thyself before me? Let my people go, that they may serve me.

4 Else, if thou refuse to let my people go, behold, to-morrow will I bring the locusts into thy coast:

5 And they shall cover the face of the earth, that one cannot be able to see the earth: and they shall eat the residue of that which is escaped, which remaineth unto you from the hail, and shall eat every tree which groweth for you out of the field:

6 And they shall fill thy houses, and the houses of all thy servants, aud the houses of all the Egyptians; which neither thy fathers, nor thy fathers' fathers have seen, since the day that

Tin plague of they were upon the earth unto this| day. And he turned himself, and' went out from Pharaoh.

7 IT And Pharaoh's servantssaid unto him, How long shall this man be a snare unto us? let the men go, that] they may serve the Lord their God. knowest thou not yet that Egypt is destroyed?

8 And Moses and Aaron were brough again unto Pharaoh : and he said untf them, Go, serve the Lord your God but who are they that shall go?

9 And Moaes said, We will go with our young and with our old, with eons and with our daughters, with flocks and with our herds will we w for we must hold a feast unto the Loud.

10 And he said unto them. Let the Lord be so with you, as I will let you go, and your little ones: look to it; lor evil is before you.

11 Not so: go now ye that are man, and serve the Loud; for that ye did desire. And they were driven out| from Pharaoh's presence.

12 TT And the Lord said unto Moses^ Stretch out thy hand over the land ol Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up upon the land of Egypt, and

eat every herb of the land,

that the hail hath left.

13 And Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt, and the Lord] brought an east wind upon the land all I that day, and all that night; and\ when it was morning, the east brought the locusts.

14 And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt, and rested ii the coasts of Egypt: very grievous were they; before them there were no 6uch locusts as they, neither after them shall be such.

15 For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they did eat every herb of the lanu, and all the fruit of the! trees which the hail hath left: and there remained not any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs of the field, through all the land of Egypt.

16 IT Then Pharaoh called for Mosesl and Aaron in haste; and he said, I have sinned against the Lord your God, and against you.

] 7 No w therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this once, and entreat thej

EXODUS. locusts and davmress.

Lord your God, that he may take away from me this death only.

18 And he went out from Pharaoh, md entreated the Lord.

19 And the Lord turned a mighty itroug west wind, which took away the locusts, and cast them inio the Red Sea: there remained not one locust in all the coasts of Egypt.

20 But the Lord hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that lie would not let the children of Israel go.

21 TT And theLoRD said unto Moses, Stretch out thy hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt.

22 And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days:

23 They saw not one another, neither rose any from his place for three days: but all the children of Israel had light in their dwellings.

24 TT And Pharaoh called unto Moses, and said, Go ye, serve the Lord ; only let your flocks and your herds be stayed: let your little ones also go

vith you.

25 And Moses said, Thou must give Js also sacrifices and burnt-ollering?, that we may sacrifice unto the Lord »ur God.

26 Our cattle also shall go with us; there shall not a hoof be left behind; for thereof must we take to serve the Lord our God; and we know not with what we must serve the Lord, until we come thither.

27 TT But the Lord hardened Pha raoh's heart, and he would not let

them go.

28 And Pharaoh said unto him, Get thee from me, take heed to thyself, see my face no more : for in that day thou secst my face thou ehalt die.

29 And Moses said, Thou hast spoken well; and I will see thy face again no more.


AND the Lord said unto Moses,
Yet will I bring one plague mon
upon Pharaoh, and upon Egypt; af-
terwards he will let you go hence;
when he shall let yougo, he shall sure-
ly thrust you out hence altogether.
2 Speak now in the ears of the peo-
ple, and let every man borrow of his

77i<? Passover neighbour, and every woman of her neighbour, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold.

3 And (he Lord gave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover, the man Moses iva<; very great in Hie land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's servants, and in the sight of the people.

4 fl And Moses said, Thus sailh the Lchd, About midnight will I go out into the midst of Egypt:

.1 And all the first-bom in the land of Egypt sliaJl die, from the first-born of Pharaoh that sitteth upon his throne, even unto the first-born of the maidservant that is behind the mill; and all the first-born of beasts.

6 And there shall be a great cry throughout all the land of Egypt, such as there was none like it, nor shall be like it any more.

7 But against any of the children of Israel shall not a dog move hi: against man or beast; that know how that the Lord doth put a difference between the Egyptians and Israel.

8 And all these thy servants shall come down unto me, and bow d( themselves unto me, saying, Get thee out, and all the people that follow thee; and after that 1 will go out. And he went out from Pharaoh in a great anger.

917 And the Lord said unto Moses, Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you; that my wonders may be multiplied in the land of Egypt

10 And Moses arid Aaron did all these wonders before Pharaoh: and the Lord hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go out of his land.


AND the Lord spake unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egy pt, saying,

2 This month shall be unto you the beginning of months: it shall be the first month of the year to you.

3TT Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb for a house:

4 And if the household be Loo little for Urn lamb, let bun and his neigh

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bour next unto his house take ii, according to the number of the souls", every man according to" his eating shall make your count for the lamb.

5 Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year: ye shaK take it out from the sheep, or from the

6 And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and tlie whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kdl it in the

Ant?they shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two side-posts, and on the upper door post of the houses, wherein they shall eat it.

8 And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with lire, and unleavened bread; and with bitter herbs they shall eat it.

9 Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with water, but roast uriihRre: his head with his legs, and with the purtcuance thereof.

10 And ye shall let nothing of rt remain until ihe morning; and that which remaineth of it until the morning ye shall burn with fire.

11 IT And thus shall ye cat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on yoiir feet, and your staff in your hand; and

eat it in haste; it is the Lord's passover.

12 For I will pass through the kind of Egypt this night, and will smite all the first-born in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt 1 will execute judgment: 1 am the Lord.

13 And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye are: and when 1 see the blood, 1 will pass

■ou, and the plague shall not be upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt

14 And this day shall be unto you for a memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast to die Lord throughout your generations: ye shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for ever.

15 IT Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall rmt away leaven out of your houses; lor whosoever cateth leavened bread, from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut oil' from Israel.

16 A»d in the first day there, tfmli l-<

T7ic E^mta,is EXODUS, a holy convocation, and in the seventV day there shall be a holy convocation to you; no manner of work shall be done in Uiera, save that which every man must eat, that only may be done of you.

17 And ye shall observe the Jeast qf\ unleavened bread; for in this self-same day have I broughtyour armies out of the land of Egypt: die re fore shall ye observe this day in your generations by an ordinance for ever.

18 In the first month, on the foi teeuth day of the month at even, shall eat unleavened bread, until the one and twentieth day of the month ut even.

19 Seven days shall there be no leaven found in your houses: for whoso ever eateth that which is leavened, even that soul shall be cut olT from th congregation of Israel, whether he be a stranger, or born in the land.

20 Ye shall eat nothing leavened; all your habitations shall ye eat ieavened bread.

21 TT Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out, and take you a lamb, according to your families, and kill the passover.

22 And ye shall take a bunch of h.vssop, and dip ii in the blood that is in the bason, and strike the lintel and the two side-posts with the blood diat is in the bason; and none of you shall go out at the door of his house until die morning.

23 For the Lord will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on die two side-posts, the Lord will pass over the door, and will not sutler the destroyer to come in unto your houses to smite you.

24 And ye shall observe this tiling for an ordinance to thee and to iby sons for ever.

25 And it shall come to pass, when yc be come to the land which die Lord will give you, according as he hath promised, that ye shall keep this service.

26 And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say unto yoi What mean ye by this service?

27 That ye shall say, It is the sacr ficc of the Lord's passover, who passed over the houses of die childr< -~ -'"

Jirst-born slam. Israel in Egypt, when he smote tho Egyptians, and delivered our houses. rVnd die people bowed the head, and vorshipped.

2S And the children of Israel went away, and did as the Loud had comnanded Moses and Aaron, so did thev.

29 TT And it came to pass, that, at midlight, the Lord smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the lirst-born of Pharaoh that sat on his .drone, unto die firet-born of the captive that ivas in die dungeon, and uli the first-born of cattle.

30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, le, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great cry in~Egypt; for there was not a house where there was not one dead.

31 Aud he called for Moses and Aaron by night, and said, Rise up, and get you forth from among my people, bod) ye and die children of Israel; and go,

lerve the Lord, as ye have said.

32 Also take your Hocks and your herds, as yc have said, and be gone ■

nd bless me also.

33 And the Egyptians were urgent upon the people, that they might send them out of the land in haste ; lor they 9aid, We be all dead men.

34 And the people took their dough before it was leavened, their kneadng-troughs being bound up hi their lothes upon their shoulders.

35 And die children of Israel did ac:ording to the word of Moses; and .hey borrowed of the Egyptians jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and ■aiment.

36 And the Lord gave the people avour in the sight ol the Egyptians, Io that they lent unto them sudi things is they required: and dicy spoiled the Egyptians.

37 IT And the children of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth.about six hundred thousand on foot that were men besides children.

SSAndamixed multitude went up also with them; and flocks and herds, even very much cattle. 39 And they baked unleavened cakes |of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt, for it was not leavened) because diey were thrust out of Egypt, and could not tarry, neither had they prepared for themselves any victual -10 U Now the sojourning of the chil


i Egypt,

Hie ordinance dren of Israel, who dwelt u. was four hundred and thirty y

41 And it came to pass, at tlie end of the four hundred and thirty y even the self-same day it came to pass, that all the hosta of the Lord went out from the land of Egypt

42 It is a night to be much observed unto the Lord for bringing from the land of Egypt: Uiis is that] nightofthe Lord to be observed of all the children of Israel in tli lions.

43 And the Lord said unto Moses and Aaron, This is the ordi the passovcr; There shall no stranger| eat thereof:

44 But every man's servant that is bought for money, when thou circumcised him, then ehall he eatj thereof.

45 A foreigner and a hired servon shall not eat thereof.

46 In one house shall it be eaten thou shalt uot carry forth a<>ght of thi flesh abroad out of the house"; ncithe shall ye break a bone thereof.

47 All the congregation of Israel ehall I keep it.

48 .And when a stranger shall sojourn! with thee, and will keep the passover to the Lord, let all his males be circumcised, and Iheu let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born in Uie land: for no uncircumcised person shall eat thereof.

49 One law shall be to him that is home-born, and unto the stranger that sojourueth among vou.

50 Thus did all the children of Israel: as the Lord commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they.

51 And it came to pass the self-same day, thai the Lord did bring the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their armies.


AND the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,

2 Sanctify unto me all the first-born, whatsoever openmh the womb anions; the children of Israel, both of man! ai d of beast: it is mine. j

D IT And Moses said unlo the people, Remember this day, in which ve came out from Egypt, out of the house of bondage; for by strength of hand the Lop.d broughlyou out from lliiaplacc: tbyte shall no leavened bread be ealen.

XIII. of the Passover.

4 This day came ve out, m the month Abib.

5 And it 6hall be, when the Lord shall bring thee into the land of the Canaanites, and the Hitlitea, and Ainorites, and the Iliviies, and the Jebusites, which he sware unto thy fathers to give thee, a land flowing witli milk and honey, that thou shall keep this service in this month.

6 Seven days shalt thou eat unleavened bread, and in the seventh Any shall be a feadt to the Lord.

7 Unleavened bread shall be eaten seven days: and there 6hall no leavened bread be seen with thee: neither shall there be leaven 6een with thee in all thy quarters.

8 And thou shalt6how thy son in that day, saying, Tiris is dam because of that w'lich the Lord did unto me when I came forth out of Egypt.

9 And it shall be for a sign unto thee upon thy hand, and for a memorial be

ueen thine eyes, that the Lord's law nay be in thy mouth: for with a trong hand hath the Lord brought hee out of Egvpt.

10 Thou shaft therefore keep this ordinance ui his season from year to

1 IT And it shall be, when the Lord shall bring thee into the land of the Canaanites, aus he sware unto thee and to Lhy fathers, and shall give it thee,

12 That thou shall set apart unlo the ,oiid all that openelh the matrix, and

every firstling that cometh of a beast which thou hast; die males shall be the Lord's.

13 And every firstling of an ass thou shalt redeem with a lamb; and if thou wilt not redeem it. then thou shall break his neck: ana all the first-born

among thy children shalt thou


1-i And it shall be, when thy Sod sketh thee in time to come, saying, What is this? that thou shalt say unlo ngth of hand the Lord brought us out from Egypt, from the house of bondage: 15 And it came to pass, when Pha aoh would hardly let us go, til at the .ord slew all the first-born in the land of Egypt, both the first born of man, aud the first-born of beasts therefore 1 sacrifice to the Lord all that openetli the matrix, being males; but

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