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44 over: There shall no stranger eat thereof: but every man's servant that is

bought for money, when thou hast circumcised him, then shall be eat thereof. 45, 46 A foreigner and an hired servant shall not eat thereof. In one house shall

it be eaten; thou shalt not carry forth aught of the flesh abroad out of the house; 47 neither shall ye break a bone thereof. All the congregation of Israel shali 48 I keep it. And when a stranger shall sojourn with thee, and will keep the pass

over to the Lord, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near

and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born in the land: for no uncircum49 cised person shall eat thereof. One law shall be to him that is homeborn, 50 and unto the stranger that sojourneth among you. Thus did all the children of

Israel; as the Lord commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they. 51 And it came to pass the selfsame day, that the Lord did bring the children of

Israel out of the land of Egypt by their armies. 13 And the Lord spake

unto Moses, saying, Sanctify unto me all the firstborn, whatsoever openeth the womb among the children of Israel, both of man and 2 of beast: it is mine.

And Moses said unto the people, Remember this day, in which ye came out from Egypt, out of the house of 2 bondage; for by strength of hand the Lord 4 brought you out from this place : there shall no leavened bread be eaten. This 5 day carne ye out in the month Abib. And it shall be when the Lord shall bring

thee into the land of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, which he sware unto thy fathers to give thee,

a land flowing with milk and honey, that thou shalt keep this service in this 6 month. Seven days thou shalt eat unleavened bread, and in the seventh day 7 shall be a feast to the Lord. Unleavened bread shall be eaten seven days; and

there shall no leavened bread be seen with thee, neither shall there be lea8 ven seen with thee in all thy quarters. And thou shalt show thy son in that

day, saying, This is done because of that which the Lord did unto me when I 9 came forth out of Egypt. And it shall be for a sign unto thee upon thine hand,

and for a inemorial" between thine eyes, that the Lord's law may be in thy

mouth: for with a strong hand hath the Lord brought thee out of Egypt. 10 Thou shalt therefore keep this ordinance in his season from year to year. 11 And it shall be when the Lord shall bring thee into the land of the Canaanites, 12 as he sware unto thee and to thy fathers, and shall give it thee, that thou shalt

S set apart unto the Lord all that openeth the matrix, and every firstling that 13 cometh of a beast which thou hast; the males shall be the Lord's. And every

firstling of an ass thou shalt redeem with a 4 lamb; and if thou wilt not redeem it, then thou shalt break his neck: and all the firstborn of man among thy chil.

dren shalt thou redeem. 14 And it shall be when thy son asketh thee 5 in time to come, saying, What is

this ? that thou shalt say unto him, By strength of hand the Lord brought us out 15 from Egypt, from the house of bondage: and it came to pass, when Pharaoh

would hardly let us go, that the LORD slew all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both the firstborn of man, and the firstborn of beast: therefore I sacri

fice to the Lord all that openeth the matrix, being males; but all the firstborn 16 of my children I redeem. “And it shall be for a token upon thine hand, and for

frontiets between thine eyes: for by strength of hand the Lord brought us forth out of Egypt.

And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near;

for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they 18 return to Egypt: but God led the people about, through the way of the wilder

ness of the Red Sea : and the children of Israel went up 6 harnessed out of the 19 land of Egypt. And Moses took the bones of Joseph with him : for he had

straitly sworn the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you ; and ye

shall carry up my bones away hence with you. 20 And they took their journey from Succoth, and encamped in Etham, in the 21 edge of the wilderness. And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a

cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; 22 to go by day and night : he took not away the pillar of the cloud by day, nor the

pillar of fire by night, from before the people. I Heb, do it. 3 Heb. cause to pass over.

5 Heb. to-morrow. 2 Heb, servants. 4 Or, kid.

6 Or, by five in a rank.





And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel,

that they turn and encamp before Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea 2, 3 over against Baal-zephon: before it shall ye encamp by the sea. For Pharaoh

will say of the children of Israel, They are entangled in the land, the wilderness 4 hath shut them in. And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, that he shall follow after

them; and I will be honoured upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host; that the

Egyptians may know that I am the Lord. And they did so. 5 And it was told the king of Egypt that the people iled: and the heart of Pha.

raoh and of his servants was turned against the people, and they said, Why have 6 we done this, that we have let Israel go from serving us? And he made ready 7 his chariot, and took his people with him: and he took six hundred chosen

chariots, and all the chariots of Egypt, and captains over every one of them. 8 And the Lord hardened the heart of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pursued

after the children of Israel: and the children of Israel went out with an high 9 hand. But the Egyptians pursued after them, all the horses and chariots of

Pharaoh, and his horsemen, and his army, and overtook them encamping by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, before Baal-zephon.

And when Pharaoh drew nigh, the children of Israel lifted up their eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians marched after them; and they were sore afraid : and the 11 children of Israel cried out unto the Lord. And they said unto Moses, Because

there were no graves in Egypt, hast thou taken us away to die in the wilderness? 12 wherefore hast thou dealt thus with us, to carry us forth out of Egypt? Is 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.

And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord, which he will show to you to-day: ' for the Egyptians whom 14 ye have seen to-day, ye shall see them again no more for ever. The Lord shall

fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace. 15 And the Lord said unto Moses, Wherefore criest thou unto me? speak unto 16 the children of Israel, that they go forward: but lift thou up thy rod, and

stretch out thine hand over the sea, and divide it: and the children of Israel 17 shall go on dry ground through the midst of the sea. And I, behold, I will

harden the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall follow them: and I will get

me honour upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host, upon his chariots, and upon 18 horsemen. And the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I have gotten me honour upon Pharaoh, upon his chariots, and upon his horsemen.

And the angel of God, which went before the camp of Israel, removed and went behind them; and the pillar of the cloud went from before their face, and 20 stood behind them: and it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the

camp of Israel; 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.

And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD causcd the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, 22 and the waters were divided. 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 And the Egyptians pursued, and went in after them to the midst of the sea, 24 even all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen. And it came to pass,

that in the morning watch the Lord looked unto the host of the Egyptians

through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyp25 tians, 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 26 for them against the Egyptians. And the Lord said unto Moses, Stretch out

thine hand over the sea, that the waters may come again upon the Egyptians, 27 upon their chariots, and upon their horsemen. And Moses stretched forth his

hand over the sea, and the sea returned to his strength when the morning

appeared ; and the Egyptians fled against it; and the LORD Soverthrew the 23 Egyptians in the midst of the sea. And the waters returned, and covered the

chariots, and the horsemen, and all the host of Pharaoh that came into the sea 29 after them; there remained not so much as one of them. But the children of i Or, for whereas ye have seen 2 Or, and made them to go 3 Heb. shook ut:

the Egyptians to-day, &c. heavily.





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.

Thus the LORD saved Israel that day out of the hand of the Egyptians; and 31 Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea shore. And Israel saw that great

I work which the Lord did upon the Egyptians: and the people feared the

Lord, and believed the LORD, and his servant Moses. 15

Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the Lord, and spake, saying,

I 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 an habitation;

My father's God, and I 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 Red Sca. 5 The depths have covered them:

They sank into the bottom as a stone. 6 Thy right hand, O Lord, is become glorious in power:

Thy right hand, O LORD, hath dashed in pieces the enemy. 7 And in the greatness of thine excellency thou hast overthrown them that roze

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 an heap,

And the depths were congealed in the heart of the sea. 9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them;

I will draw my sword, my hand shall o 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 thee, O Lord, among the 3 gods?

Who is like thee, glorious in holiness,

Fearful in praises, doing wonders? 12 Thou stretchedst out thy right hand, the earth swallowed them. 13 Thou in thy mercy hast led forth the people which thou hast redeemed:

Thou hast guided them in thy strength unto thy holy habitation. 14 The people shall hear, and be afraid:

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, O Lorn,

Till the people pass over, which 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, O 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.

And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; 21 and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. And Mi

riam answered them,

Sing ye to the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously; The horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.

I Heb. hand.

2 Or, repossess.

3 Or, mighty ones.


22 SO Moses brought Israel from the Red Sea, and they went out into the wil.

derness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness, and found no water. 23 And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, 24 for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called ? Marah. And the peo25 ple murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink? And he cried unto

the Lord; and the Lord showed him a tree, which when he had cast into the

waters, the waters were made sweet: there he made for them a statute and an or26 dinance, and there he proved them, and said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to

the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians : for I am the

LORD that healeth thee. 27 And they came to Elim, where were twelve wells of water, and threescore and

ten palm trees : and they encamped there by the waters. 16 And they took their journey from Elim, and all the congregation of the chil

dren of Israel came unto the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai,

on the fifteenth day of the second month after their departing out of the land 2 of Egypt. And the whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured 3 against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness: and the children of Israel said

unto them, Would to God we had died by the hand of the Lord in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh pots, and when we did eat bread to the full; for ye have brought us forth into this wilderness, to kill this whole assembly with hunger.

Then said the Lord unto Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you ; and the people shall go out and gather 2 a certain rate every day, that I may 5 prove them, whether they will walk in my law, or no. And it shall come to pass,

that on the sixth day they shall prepare that which they bring in; and it shall be

twice as much as they gather daily. 6 And Moses and Aaron said unto all the children of Israel, At even, then ye 7 shall know that the Lord hath brought you out from the land of Egypt: 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 murmur against us? 8 And Moses said, This shall be, 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 are we? your murmurings 9 are not against us, but against the Lord. And Moses spake unto Aaron, Say

unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, Come near before the Lord:

for he hath heard your murmurings. 10 And it came to pass, as Aaron spake unto the whole congregation of the chil.

dren of Israel, that they looked toward the wilderness, and, behold, the glory 11 of the Lord appeared in the cloud. And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, 12 I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel : speak unto them, say

ing, At even ye shall eat flesh, and in the morning ye shall be filled with bread; and ye shall know that I am the Lord your God.

And it came to pass, that at even the quails came up, and covered the camp: 14 and in the morning the dew lay round about the host. And when the dew that lay


was gone up, behold, upon the face of the wilderness there lay a small round 15 thing, as small as the hoar frost on the ground. And when the children of Israel

saw it, they said one to another, 3 It is manna: for they wist not what it was.

And Moses said unto them, This is the bread which the Lord hath given you to 16 eat. This is the thing 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 17 5 persons; take ye every man for them which are in his tents. And the children 18 of Israel did so, and gathered, some more, some less. And when they did mete

it with an omer, he that gathered much had nothing over, and he that gathered 19 little had no lack; they gathered every man according to his eating. And Moses 20 said, Let no man leave of it till the morning. Notwithstanding they hearkened

not unto Moses; but some of them left of it until the morning, and it bred worms, 21 and stank: and Moses was wroth with them. And they gathered it every

| That is, bitterness.
2 Heb. the portion of a day

in his day.

3 Or, What is this? or, it is a 4 Heb. by the poll, or, head. portion.

5 Hleb. sort/s.

morning, every man according to his eating: and when the sun waxed hot,

it melted. 22 And it came to pass, that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread,

two omers for one man: and all the rulers of the congregation came and told 23 Moses. And he said unto them, This is that which the Lord hath said, To-mor

row is the rest of the holy sabbath unto the Lord: bake that which ye will bake

to-day, and seethe that ye will seethe ; and that which remaineth over lay up for 24 you to be kept until the morning. And they laid it up till the morning, as Moses 25 bade: and it did not stink, neither was there any worm therein. And Moses

said, Eat that to-day; for to-day is a sabbath unto the LORD: to-day ye shall not 26 find it in the field. Six days ye shall gather it; but on the seventh day, which is 27 the sabbath, in it there shall be none. And it came to pass, that there went out 28 some of the people on the seventh day for to gather, and they found none. And

the LORD said unto Moses, How long refuse ye to keep my commandments and 29 my laws? See, for that the LORD hath given you the sabbath, therefore he giveth

you on the sixth day the bread of two days; abide ye every man in his place, let so no man go out of his place on the seventh day.' So the people rested on the 31 seventh day. And the house of Israel called the name thereof Manna: and it

was like coriander seed, white; and the taste of it was like wafers made with

honey. 32 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 I

have fed you in the wilderness, when I brought you forth from the land of Egypt. 33 And Moses said unto Aaron, Take a pot, and put an omer full of manna therein, 34 and lay it up before the LORD, to be kept for your generations. As the LORD 35 commanded Moses, so Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, to be kept. And

the children of Israel did eat manna forty years, until they came to a land inha

bited; they did eat manna, until they came unto the borders of the land of 36 Canaan. Now an omer is the tenth part of an ephah. 17 And all the congregation of the children of Israel journeyed from the wilder.

ness of Sin, after their journeys, according to the commandment of the LORD,

and 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 unto them, Why chide ye with me? wherefore do ye 3 tempt the Lord? And the people thirsted there for water; and the people

murmured against Moses, and said, Wherefore is this that thou hast brought us

up out of Egypt, to kill us and our children and our cattle with thirst? 4 And Moses cried unto the LORD, saying, What shall I do unto this people ? 5 they be almost ready to stone me. And the LORD said unto Moses, Go on before

the people, and take with thee of the elders of Israel ; and thy rod, wherewith 6 thou smotest the river, take in thine hand, and go. 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 Moses did so in the 7 sight of the elders of Israel. And he called the name of the place 'Massah, and

2 Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they

tempted the LORD, saying, Is the Lord among us, or not? 8,9 Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim. And Moses said

unto Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek: to-morrow I 10 will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in mine hand. So Joshua

did as Moses had said to him, and fought with Amalek: and Moses, Aaron, and 11 Hur went up to the top of the hill. And it came to pass, when Moses held up

his hand, that Israel prevailed: and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevail. 12 ed. But Moses' hands were heavy; and they took a stone, and put it under him,

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 13 down of the sun. And Joshua discomfited Amalek and his people with the 14 edge of the sword. And the LORD said unto Moses, Write this for a memorial

in a book, and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua: for I will utterly put out the 15 remembrance of Amalek from under heaven. And Moses built an altar, and 16 called the name of it "JEHOVAH-nissi : for he said, + Because 5 the LORD | That is, temptation.

4 Or, Because the hand of Ama- 5 Heb. the hand upon the 2 That is, chiding, or, strife.

lek is against the throne of the throne of the LORD. 3 That is, The LORD my banner. LORD, therefore, &c. .

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