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Pharaoh pur suet h EXODUS, all the first born of my children I re-j deem.
16 AiiJ it shall be for a token upon thy hand, and for frontlets between thine eyes: for by strength of hand the Lord brought us forth out of Egypt.
17 IT And it came to pass, when Pharaoh hail let the people go, that Godl led them not through the way of thei land of the Philistines, although that, )fa.-near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt:
18 But God led the people about, through the way of the wilderness of the Red Sea: and the children of Israel went up harnessed out of the land| of Egypt,
19 And Moses took the bones of Joseph with him: for lie had strailly sworn the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you; and ye shall carry up uiy bones away hence W»_j you.
20 TT And they took their ^ourne: Succoth, and encamped in Elh; the edge of the wilderness.
21 And the Lord weut before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them die way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light, to go by day and night.
22 He took not away the pillar of the cloud by day, nor the pillar of tire by night, from before the people.
CHAP. X17. ^ ND the Loud spak-j unto Moses,
2 Speak unto the children of Israo that they turn and encamp before F hahirotli, between Migdol and the se over against Baal zephon: before shall ye encamp by the sea.
3 For Pharaoh will say of the cliil-, dreu of Israel, They are entangled in the land, the wilderness hath shut
4 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, that he shall follow idler them ; and 1 will be honoured upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host; that the Egyptians may know that I am the Lord. And they did Ho.
5 IfAnd it was told the king of Egypt that the people fled: and the heart of Pharaoh and of his servants was turned against the people, and they said, Why have we done this, that we have let Israel go from serving us?
6 And he made ready his chariot, nnd took his people with him:
7 And he took six hundred chosen chariots, and all the chariots of Egypt, and captains over every one of the in.
And the Lord hardened the heart of Pharaoh kiug of Egypt, and he purun-d after the children of Israel; and he children of Israel went out with a high hand.
9 But the Egyptians pursued after them, (all the horses and chariots of
araoh, and his horsemen, and his ny,) and overlook them encamping by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, before Baal-zephou.
10 IT And when Pharaoh drew nigh, the children of Israel lifted up their eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians
[lardied after them; and they wer? ore afraid: and the children of Isael cried out unto the Loud.
11 And they said unto Moses, Because there iwre no graves in Egypt, hast thou taken us away to die in the wilderness? wherefore hast thou dealt thus with us, to carry us forth out of Egypt?
1-2 h not this the word that we did tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians? for it had been better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should die in the wilderness.
13 IT And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the Loao, which he will show to you to-day: for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to day, ye shall see tiiem again no more for ever.
14 The Lord shall light for you, and ye shall hold your peace.
15 IT And the Lord said unto Moses, Wherefore criestthou unto me? speak unto the children of Israel, that they
16 But lift thou up thy rod,and stretch out thy hand over the sea, and divide it; and the children of Israel shall go on dry ground through the midst of
He is drowned CHA] lie honour upon Pharaoh, q on his /hariots, and upon Iiis horsemen.
19 IT And the angel of God, which .vent before the camp of Israel, removed, and went behind them; and the piJlar of the cloud went from be-' fore their face, and stood behind them;
20 And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and Uie camp of lsrael; and it was a cloud and darkness to them, but it gave light by night to\ these: so that the one came not near the other all the night.
21 H And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the Lone caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.
22 And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left.
23 TT And the Egyptians pursued,and went in after them to the midst of the sea, even all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen.
24 And it came to pass, that in the morning-watch, the Loud looked unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of ihe Egyptians,
25 And took off their chariot-wheels, that they drave them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the Lord fighteth for them against the Egyptians.
26 TT And the Lord said unto Moses, Stretch out thy hand over the sea,that the waters may come again upon the Egyptians, upon their chariots, and upon their horsemen.
27 And Moses stretched forth his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to his strength when Uie morning appeared; and" the Egyptians fled against it: and the Lord overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea.
23 And the waters returned, and covered the chariots, and the horsemen, and all the host of Pharaoh that came into the sea after them: there remained not so much ae one of them.
29 But the children of Israel walked upon dry land in the midst of the sea; and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left.
3D Thus the Lord saved Israel that
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day out of Uie hand of the Egyptians; and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea-shore. 31 And Israel saw that great work which Uie Lord did upon the Egyp tians; and the people feared the Lord, and believed the Lord, and his servant Moses.
THEN sang Moses and thechildren of Israel this song unto the Lord, and spake, saying, 1 will sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
2 The Lord is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him a habitation; my father's God, and 1 will exalt him.
3 The Lord is a man of war: the Lord is his name.
4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath he cast into the sea: his chosen captains also are drowned in the lied Sea.
6 The depths have covered them: they sank into the bottom as a stone.
6 Thy righthand, O Lord, is become glorious in power: thy right hand,
0 Lord, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.
7 And in the greatness of thine ex cellency thou hast overthrown them that rose up against thee: thou sentest forth thy wrath, which consumed them as stubble.
8 And with the blast of thy nostrils the waters were gathered together, the floods stood upright as a heap, and the depths were congealed in Uie heart of the sea.
9 The enemy said, I will pursue, 1 will overtake, I will divide Uie spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them;
1 will draw my sword, my hand 6hali destroy them.
10 Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them; they sank as lead in the mighty waters.
11 Who is like unto Uiee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?
12 Thou stretchedst out thy r\jht hand, Uie earth swallowed them.
13 Thou in thy mercy hast led forth the people which Uiou hast redeemed; thou hast guided them in Uiy strength unto thy holv habitation.
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14 The people shall hear, and be all-aid; sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants of Palestina.
15 Then the dukes of Edom shall be amazed; the mighty men of Moab, trembling shall take hold upon them: all the inhabitants of Canaan shall melt away.
16 Fear and dread shall fall upon them: by the greatness of thine arm they shall be as still as a stone; till thy people pass over. 0 Lord, till the people pass over, whidi thou hast purchased.
17 Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain of thine inheritance, in the place, O Lord, which thou hast made for thee to dwell in; in the sanctuary, 0 Lord, which thy hands have established.
18 The Lord shall reign for ever and ever.
19 For the horse of Pharaoh went in with his chariots and with his horsemen into the sea.and the Lord brought again the waters of the sea upon them; but the children of Israel went on dry land in the midst of the sea.
,-20 IT And Miriam the prophetess, the 6ister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her band ; and all the women went out after her, willi timbrels and with dances.
21 And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously; the horse and hL3 rider hath he thrown into the sea.
22 So Moses brought Israel from the Red Sea; and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness, and found no water.
23 1T And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah.
24 And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink?
25 And lie cried unto die Lord; and tho Lord showed him a tree, which wheo he had cast into the waters, the \vaterb were made sweet: there lie made fo.- them a statute and an ordinance, an„J; there he proved them,
26 And S'id, If thou wilt diligently nearken to the voice of the Lord thy God, and wi.'tdo that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, a id keep all his statutes, I will putnoiK of these diseases upon
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thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the Lord that healeth Uiee.
27 And they came to Elim, where were twelve wells of water, and threescore and ten palm-trees: and they encamped there bv the waters. CHAP. XVI.
AND they took their journey from Elim; and all the congregation [of the children of Israel came unto the ilderness of Sin, which is between lim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after their departng out of the land of Egypt.
2 And the whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness:
3 And the children of Israel said unto them, Would to God we had died by the hand of the Loud in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh-pots, and when we did eat bread to the full i for ye have brought us forth into this wilderness, to kill this whole assembly with hunger.
4 IT Then said the Lord unto Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you, and the people shall go out and gather a certain rate every day, that 1 may prove them, whether they will walk in my law, or no.
5 And it shall come to pass, that on the sixth day they shall prepare thai which they bring in; and it shall bt twice as much as they gather daily.
6 And Moses and Aaron said unto all the children of Israel, At even, then ye shall know that the Lord hath brought you out from the land of Egypt;
7 And in the morning, then ye shall see the glory of the Lord; for that he heareth your murmurings against the Lord: and what are we, that ye mw
nur against us?
8 And Moses said, This shall 6e,when the Lord shall give you in the evening flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to the full; for that the Lord heareth your murmurings which ye murmur against him: and what arc we? your murmurings are not against us, but against the Lord.
9 1T And Moses spake unto Aaron, Say unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, Come near before
he Lord: for he hath heard youi
10 And "it came to pass, as Aaron
Manna rained CHAP, spake unto the whole congregation of the children of Israel, that they looked toward the \vildevnee9, and, behold, the glory of the Loud appeared in the cloud. j
11 1T And the Lord spake unto Moses, eaying,
12 1 have heard the murrnurings of the children of Israel: speak unto them, eaying, At even ye shall eat fle«h, and in the morning ye shall be filled with bread; and ye shall luiowj that 1 am the Loud your God.
13 And it came to pass, that at even] Die quails came up, and covered the camp; and in the morning the dew lay round about the host.
1- 1 And when the dew that lay was] gone up, behold, upon the face of the wilderness there lay a small round tiling, as smith as the hoar-frost, on the ground.
15 And when the children of Israeli saw it, they said one to another, It is inanna: for they wist not what it was. And Moses said unto them, This is the bread winch the Lord hath given you to eat. ,
lf> If This is the tbing which the Lord] hath commanded, Gather of it every man according to his eating ; an omer] for every man, according to the number of your persons; take ye every man for them which art in his tents.
17 And the children of Israel did so, end gathered, 6ome more, some less.
IS And when they did mete it with an omer, he that gathered much had nothing over, and he that gathered little bud no lack: they gathered every man according to his eating.
19 And Moses said, Let no man leave of it till the morning.
20 Notwithstanding they hearkened not unto Moses; but dome ofUiem left of it until the morning; and it bred worms, and stank: and Mosea was wroth with them.
£1 And they gathered it every morning, every man according to his eating: and when the sun waxed hot, itl melted.
2-2 IT And it came to pass, that on the sixth day they gathered twi,;e as ir" bread, two orncrs for one man: all the rulers of the congregation came and told Moses.
23 And he said unto them, This is thai which the Lord hath aaid, To
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morrow if the reet of the l;ol) sabbath unto the Lord: bake that which ye will bake to-day, and seethe that ye will seethe; and that which remanietb over, lay up for you, to be kep'. until the morning.
24 And they laid it up till the morning, as Moses bade; and it did not stuik, neither was there any worm therein.
25 And Moses aaid,Eat that to day; for to-day is a sabbath unto theLonn: to day ye shall not find it m the field.
26 Six days ye shall gather it; but on the seventh day, which is the sabbath, in it there 6hall be none.
•27 IT And it came to pass, that there went out some of the people on the seventh day for to gather, and they found none.
28 And the Lord said unto Mose?, How long refuse ye to keep my commandments and my laws?
29 See, for that the Lord hath given you the sabbath, therefore he givclii you on the sixth day tbe bread of two days: abide ye every man in his place; let no man go out of his place on the seventh day.
30 So tbe people rested on the seventh day.
31 And the house of Israel called the name thereof Manna: and it was like coriander-6eed, white; and the taste of it Ims like wafers made with honev.
3-2 IT And Moses said, This is "the thing which the Lord commandeth, Fill an omer of it, to be kept for your generations; that they may see the bread wherewith 1 have fed you in the wilderness, v. hen I brought you forth from the land of Egypt.
33 And Moses said unto Aaron, Take a pot, and put an omer full of mann-. therein, and lay it up before the Lord, lo be kept for your generations.
3-1 As the Lord commanded Moses, so Aaron laid it up before the Testi
manna forty years, until they came I. a land inhabited; they did eat manna until they came unto the borders of the land of Canaan. 36 Now an omer is the tenth part of an ephah.
AND all the congregation of the children of Israel journeyed from
Amalck overcome. the wilderness of Sin, after their journeys, according to the commandment of tneLoud, arid pitched in Rephidim: and there was no water for the people to drink.
2 Wherefore the people did chide with Moses, and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said uuto them, Why chide ye with me? wherefore do ye tempt the Loud?
3 And the people thirsted there for water; and the ppople murmured against Moses, and said, Wherefore is tins (AaUhou hast brought us up out of Egypt, to kill us, and ourchildreu, and our cattle, with thirst?
4 And Moses cried unto the Lord, saying, What shall I do unto this people? they be almost ready to stone
6 And the Lord said unto Moses,Go on before the people, and take with thee of the elders of Israel; and thy rod, wherewith thou smotest the river, take in thy hand, and go.
6 Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Mo3cs did so in the sight of the elders of Israel.
7 And he called die name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they templed the Lord, saying, Is the Lord amon^ us, or not?
8 IT Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim.
9 AndMoses said unto Joshua.Choose us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek; to-morrow I will stand on the top of the hill, with the rod of God in my hard.
10 So Joshua did as Moses had said to him, and fought with Anialek: and Moses, Aaron, and Ilur, went up to the top of the hill
11 And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed; and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed.
12 But Piloses' hands were heavy; and they took a stone, and put if under hhn, and he sat thereon; and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one side, and the other on the other side; and his hands were steady until the going down of (he sun
Jethro's counsel. and his people with the edge of the sword.
14 IT And the Lord said untoMosPo, Write tb\sjbr a memorial in a book, and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua; for I will utterly put out the remembrance of Anialek from under heaven.
15 And Moses built an altar,and called the name of it JEHO VAII-nissi:
16 For he said, Because the Lord hath sworn, that the Lord will haue war with Anialek from generation to generation.
WHEN Jethro the priest ofMidian.Moses'father in-law heard of all that God had,done for Moses, and lor Israel his people,flntf that the Lord had brought Israel out of Egypt;
2 Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her back.
3 .And her two sons; of which the name of the one was Gershom; for he said, I have been an alieu in a strange land:
•t And the name of the other was Eliezer; for the God of my father, said he, was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh.
5 And Jethro, Moses' father-in-lawcame with his sons and his wife unto Moses into the wilderness, where he encamped at Uie mount of God:
6 And he said unto Moses, I thy father-in-law Jethro am come unto thee, and thy wife, and her two sons with her.
7 TT AndMoses went outto meet his father-in-law, and did obeisance, and kissed him : and they asked each otheT of (heir welfare; and they came into the tent.
8 And Moses told his father-in lav/ all that the Lord had done unto Pharaoh, and to the Egyptians, for Israel's sake, and all the travail that had come upon them by the way, and how the Lord delivered them.
9 And Jethro rejoiced for all the goodness which the Lord had done to Israel, wlwm he had delivered out of the hand of the Egyptians.
10 And Jethro said, Blessed be the Loitf, who hath delivered you out ot the hand of the Eg,s ptians, and out of the hand of Pharaoh, who hath delivered the people from under the hand of the Egyptians.