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The plague of locusts,
have seen, since the day that they were upon the earth unto this day. And he turned himself, and went out from Pharaoh. 7 And Pharaoh’s servants said unto him, How long shall this man be a snare unto us? Let the men go, that they may serve the Lorn their God: Knowest thou not yet that Egypt is destroyed ? 8 And Moses and Aaron were brought again unto Pharaoh : and he said unto them, Go, serve the Lond your God: but who are they that shall go? 9 And Moses said, We will go with our young and with our old, with our sons and with our daughters, with our flocks and with our herds will we go : for we must hold a seast unto the Lord. 10 And he said unto them, Let the Lond be so with you, as I will let you go, and your little ones: look to it; for evil is before you. 11 Not so : go now ye that are men, and serve the Lond ; for that ye did desire. And they were driven out from Pharaoh’s presence. 12 of And the Lord said unto Moses,
Stretch out thine hand over the land of
Psypt for the locusts, that they may come up upon the land of Egypt, and eat eve . of the land, cven all that the hail § eft. 13 And Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt, and the Load brought an east wind upon the land all that day, and all that night: and when it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts. 14 And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt, and rested in all the coasts of Egypt: very grievous were they ; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them shall be such. f5 For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they did eat every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had 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 is Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron in haste ; and he said, I have sinned against the Lord your God, and **ś 17. Now,therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this once, and entreat the Lond your God that he may take away from me this death only. 18 Anil he went out from Pharaoh, and entreated the Lond. 19 And the Lord turned a mighty strong west wind which took away the locusts, and cast them into the Red sea : there remained not one locust in all the coasts of Egypt. 29 But the Lord hardened Pharaoh’s
heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go.
Stretch out thine hand toward heaven that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may bc felt. 22 And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven: and there was a thick darkness inall 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 of; 24 || And Pharaoh called unto Moses, and said, Go ye, serve the Lorn : onl let your flocks and your herds be stayed: let your little ones also go with you. 25 And Moses said, thou must give us also sacrifices, and burnt-offerings, that we may sacrifice unto the Lond our 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 Loko our God; and we know not with what we must serve the LoRD, until we come thither. 27 T But the Lond hardened Pharaoh’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 seest my face, thou shalt die. 29 And Moses said, Thou hast spoken well, I will see thy face again no more. CHAP. XI.
ND the Lord said unto Moses, Yet will I bring one plague more upon Pharaoh, and upon Egypt; asterwards he will let you go so : when he shall let you go, he shall surely thrust you out hence altogether. 2 Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man borrow of his neighbour, and every woman of her *. jewels of silver, and jewels of gold. 3. And the Lord gave the peo le favour in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover, the man Moses was very #. in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's servants, and in the sight of the people. 4 And Moses said, Thus saith the Lord, About midnight will I go out into the midst of Egypt: 5 And all the first-born in the land of
E Pharaoh that sitteth upon his throne, even unto the first-born of the maid-servant 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 his tongue, against man or beast: that § may know how that
21 || And the Lord said unto Moses,
'gypt shall die, from the first-born of :
The Passover instituted.
the Lord doth put a difference between the Egyptians and Israel. 8 § all these thy servants shall come down unto me, and bow down themselves unto me, saying, Get thee out, and all the people that follow thee; and after that I o: out. And he went out from Pharaoh in a great anger. 9 And the Lord said unto Moses, Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you; that my wonders may be multiplied in the land of
Po And Moses and 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. - CHAP. XII. ND the Lord spake unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying, 2 This month shall be unto you the beginning of months: it shall be the first month of the year to you. 3 || Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, o; 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 too little for the lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto his house take it 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 shall take it out from the sheep or from the goats: 6 And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the evening. 7 And they shall take of the blood, and strike it on i. two side-posts, and on the upper door-post, of the houses, wherein o, shall eat it. And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; and with bitterherbs they shalleat it. 9 Eat not of it. raw, nor sodden at all with water, but roast with fire; his head with his legs, and with the purtenance thereof. 10 And ye shall let nothing of it remain until the morning: and that which remaineth of it until the morning ye shall burn with fire. 11 || And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand: and ye shallot it in haste; it is the Lond's passover. 12 Fool will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will smite all the first-born in the land of Egypt, both man And beast:... and against oil. gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I am the RD,
Unleavened bread. 13 And the blood shall be to you for a
| token upon the houses where ye are:
and when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and the plague shall not be upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of
t. I4 And this day shall be unto you for a memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast to the Lord throughout your generations: ye shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for ever. 15. Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses: for whosoever . eateth leavened bread, from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel. 16 And in the first day there shall be a holy convocation, and in the seventh day there shall be a holy convocation to you: no manner of work shall be done in them, save that which every man must eat, that only may be done of you. 17 And ye shall observe the feast of unleavened bread; for in this self-same day have I brought your armies out of the land of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this day in your generations by an ordinance for ever. 18 In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at even, ye shall eat unleavened bread, until the one and twentieth day of the month at even. 19. Seven days shall there be no leaven found in your houses: for whosoever eateth that which is leavened, even that soul shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he be a stranger, or born in the land. 20 Ye shall eat nothing leavened : in all §. habitations shall ye eat unleavened bread. 21 || 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 hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the bason, and strike the lintel and the two side-posts with the blood that is in the bason: and none of you shall go out at the door of his house until the morning. 23 For the Lord will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side-posts, the LoRD will pass over the door, and will not suffer the destroyer to come in unto your houses to Smite you. 24 And ye shall observe this thing for an ordinance to thee and to thy sons for ever. 25 And it shall come to pass, when ye be come to the ind which the iono will give you, according as he hath promised, that ye shall keep this service. 26 And it shall one to pass, when ety
The first-born of Egypt slain,
your children, shall say unto you, What mean you by this service? 27 That ye shall say, It is the sacrifice of the Lord's passover, who passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, when he smote the Egyptians, and defivered our houses. And the people bowed the head and worshipped. 28 And the children of Israel went away, and did as the Lord had commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they. 29 "I And it came to pass, that at midnight the Lond smote all the first-born in the land of Egypt, from the first-born of Pharaoh that sat on his throne, unto the first-born of the captive that was in the dungeon; and all the first-born of cattle. 30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, 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 of And he called for Moses and Aaron by night, and said, Rise |. and get you forth from among my people, both ye and the children of Israel; and go, serve the LoRD. as ye have said. 32 Aiso take your flocks and your herds, as ye have said, and be gone; and bless ine also. 33 And the Egyptians were urgent upon the people, that they might send them out of the land in haste; for they said, We be all dead men. 34 And the people took their dough before it was leavened, their kneading troughs being bound up in their clothes upon their shoulders. 35 And the children of Israel did according to the word of Moses: and they borrowed of the Egyptiansjewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment. 35 And the Lord gave the people faTour in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they lent unio them such things as they reguired; and they spoiled the Egyptians. 37 's And the children of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand on foot that were men, besides children. 38 And a mixed 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 they were thrust out of Egypt, and could tot tarry, neither had they prepared for themselves any victual.- 40 "I Now He sojourning of the children of Israel who dwelt in Egypt, was four hundred and thirty years. 41 And it came to pass, at the end of the four hundred and thirty years, even
the hosts of the Lord went out from the land of Egypt. 42 It is a night to be much observed unto the LoRD, for bringing them out from the land of Egypt: this is that night of the LoRD to be observed of all the children of Israel in their generations. 43 || And the Lord said unto Moses and Aaron, This is the ordinance of the passover: there shall no stranger eat thereof: , 44. But every man's servant that is bought for money, when thou hast circumcised him, then shall he eat thereof. 45 A foreigner, and a hired servant shall not eat thereof. --46 In one house shall it be eaten; thou shalt not carry forth aught of the flesh abroad out of the house: neither shall ye break a bone thereof. 47 All the congregation of Israel shas 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 then let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born in the land: for no uncircumcised person shall eat thereof. \ 49 One law shall be to him that is homeborn, and unto the stranger that sojourneth among you. 50 *F. did all the children of Israel: as the "ion commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they. 51 And it came to pass the self-same day, that the Lord did o: the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their
A* the Lord spake unto Moses, say-
2 §tify unto me all the first-born, whatsoever openeth the womb among the children of Israel, both of man and of beast: it is mine.
3 T And Moses said unto the people, Remember this day, in which ye came out from Egypt, out .#. house of bondage ; for by strength of hand the Lord brought rou out from this place: there shall no eavened bread be eaten.
4. This day came ye out, in the month
bib. 5 || 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 month. 6 Seven days shalt thou eat unleavened bread, and in the seventh day shall be a feast to the Lord. 7 Unleavened bread shall be eaten seven
the self-same day it came to pass, that all
days: and there so no leavened bread 5
The first-born sanctified to God. EXODUS.
be seen with thee, neither shall there be leaven seen with thee in all thy quarters. 8 T And thou shalt shew thy son in that day, saying, This is done because of that which the Lord did unto me when I came forth out of o 9 And it shall be for a sign unto thee upon thine hand, and for a memorial 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 Camaanites, as he sware unto thee and to thy fathers, and shall give it thee, 12 That thou shalt set apart unto the Lord all that openeth the matrix; and every firstling that cometh of a beast which thou hast, the 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 shalt break his neck; and all the first-born of man among thy children shalt thou redeem. 14 || And it shall be when thy son asketh thee in time to come, saying, What is this? that thou shalt say unto him, By strength of hand the Lord brought us out from o from the house of bondage: 15 And it came to pass, when Pharaoh would hardly let us go, that the Lord slew all the first-born in the land of Egypt, both the first-born of man, and the first-born of beasts: therefore I sacrifice to the Lord all that openeth the matrix, being males; but all the first-born of my children I redeem. 16 And it shall be for a token upon thine hand, and for frontlets between thine eyes: for by strength of hand the LoRd brought us forth out of Egypt. 17 || 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 I'eturn to o 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 o t. 19 And Moses took the bones o }. h 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 edge of the wilderness. 21 And the Lord went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the wāy; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light: to go by day and night.
Pharaoh pursties the Israelites. 22. He took not away the pillar of the #}. o o: | of fire by night, from before the people. CHAP. §. ND the Lord spake unto Moses, say
ing, 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, that they turn and encamp before Pi-hahiroth. between Migdol and the sea, over against Baal-zephon: before it shall ye encamp by the sea. 3 For Pharaoh will say of the children of Israel, They are entangled in the land, the wilderness hath shut them in. 4 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 T And it was told the king of Egypt that the people fled: and the heart of Ph. raoh 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, and 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 them. 8 And the Lord hardened the heart of Pharaoh king of o and he pursued after the children of Israel: and the children of Israel went out with a high hand. 9 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. 10 || 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 children of i. cried out unto the Lord. 11 And they said unto Moses, Because there were 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? 3. 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. 13 T And Moses said unto the o: Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the iono, which he will shew to ou to-day: for the Egyptians whom ye ave seen to-day, ye shali see them again no more for ever. 14 The Lord shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace. 15 T And the Lord said unto Moses, Wherefore criest thou unto me? Speak The Egyptians drowned.
unto the children of Israel, that they go forward: - 16. But lift thou up thy rod, and stretch out thine hand over the sea, and divide it: and the children of Israel shall go on dry ground through the midst of the sea. 17 And I, behold, I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall follow them: and l will get me honour upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host, upon his chariots, and upon his horsemen. 18 T 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. 19 of 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 stood behind them: 20 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. 21 And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LoRD 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 of 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 LoRD looked unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians, 25 And took off their chariot-wheels, that they drave thcm heavily : so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of israel ; for the Lond fighteth for them against the Egyptians. 26 is And the Lord said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand over the sea, that the waters may come again upon the Égyp. tians, 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 the morning appeared; and the ptians fled against it; and the Load overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea. 28 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 as 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. 30 Thus the Loop saved Israel that day 9ut of the hand of the Egyptians: and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea-shore. 31 And Israel saw that great work which the LoRd did upon the Egyptians: and the people feared the Lord, and believed the Lond, and his servant Moses. CHAP. XV. THEN sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the Lond, and spake, saying, I will sing unto the Lord, or 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 I will exalthim. . 3. The Lord is a man of war: the Loko 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 sea. 5 The depths have covered them: they sank into the bottom as a stone. 6 Thy right hand, O Lord, is become lorious in power: thy right hand, O oftp, hath dashed in pieces the enemy. 7 And in the greatness of thine excellency thou hast overthrown them that rose up ainst 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 the heart of the sea. 9 The o 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 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 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. he people...hali 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 one arm they shall be 5 -