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Aaron's rod becomes a serpen,. . EXODUS.

The plaguc of frogs : and bring forth mine armies, and my peo-j and smote the waters that were in the river, ple the children of Israel, out of the land in the sight of Pharaoh, and in the sight of of Egypt, by great judgments.

This servants; and all the waters that were - 5 And the Egyptians shall know that I in the river were turned into blood. am the LORD, when I stretch forth mine 21 And the fish that was in the river died; hand upon Egypt, and bring out the chil- and the river stank, and the Egyptians dren of Israel from among them. I could not drink of the water of the river ;

6 And Moses and Aaron did as the LORD and there was blood throughout all the land commanded them, so did they:

of Egypt. ñ And Moses was fourscore years old, 22 And the magicians of Egypt did so and Aaron fourscore and three years old, with their enchantments: and Pharaoh's when they spake unto Pharaoh.

heart was hardened, ncither did he hearken 81 And the Lord spake unto Moses, unto them; as the LORD had said. and unto Aaron, saying,

23 And Pharaoh turned and went into 9 When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, his house, neither did he set his heart to this saying, Shew a miracle for you: then thou also. shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and 24 And all the Egyptians digged round cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall become about the river for water to drink; for they a serpent.

could not drink of the water of the river. 10 And Moses and Aaron went in unto 25 And seven days were fulfilled after Pharaoh, and they did so as the Lord had that the LORD had smitten the river. commanded : And Aaron cast down his rod

CHAP. VIII. before Pharaoh, and before his servants, and AND the Lord spake unto Moses, Go it became a serpent.

1 unto Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus 11 Then Pharaoh also called the wise saith the LORD, Let my people go that they men, and the sorcerers: now the magicians may serve me. of Egypt, they also did in like manner with 2 And if thou refuse to let them go, their enchantments.

I behold, I will smite all thy borders with 12 For they cast down every man his rod, frogs: and they became serpents: but Aaron's 3 And the river shall bring forth frogs rod swallowed up their rods.

1. abundantly, which shall go up and come 13. And he hardened Pharaoh's heart that into thine house, and into thy bed-chamber, he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD and upon thy bed, and into the house of thy had said.',

in servants, and upon thy people, and into 14 | And the LORD said unto Moses, thine ovens, and into thy kneading troughs: Pharaoh's heart is hardened, he refuseth to 4 And the frogs shall come up both on let the people go.

. thee, and upon thy people, and upon all thy 15 Get thee unto Pharaohi in the morning ; servants. lo, he goeth out unto the water, and thou 5.4 And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say shalt stand by the river's brink against he unto Aaron, Stretch forth thine hand with come: and the rod which was turned to a thy rod over the streams, over the rivers, and serpent shalt thou take in thine hand. Over the ponds, and cause frogs to come up

16 And thou shalt say unto him, The upon the land of Egypt. Lord God of the Hebrews hath sent me 6 And Aaron stretched out his hand over unto thee, saying, Let my people go, that the waters of Egypt; and the frogs came they may serve me in the wilderness : and up, and covered the land of Egypt. behold, hitherto thou wouldest not hear.

And the magicians did so with their 17 Thus saith the Lord, In this thou shalt enchantments, and brought up frogs upon know that I am the LORD: behold, I will the land of Egypt. smite with the rod that is in mine hand upon 84 Then Pharaoh called for Moses and the waters which are in the river, and they Aaron, and said, Entreat the Lord that lie shall be turned to blood.

? may take away the frogs from me, and from 18 And the fish that is in the river shall my people: and I will let the people go, die, and the river shall stink: and the Egyp- that they may do sacrifice unto the Lord. tians shall loathe to drink of the water of 9 And Moses said unto Pharaoh, Glory the river.

lover me: when shall I entreat for thee and · 19 And the LORD spake unto Moses, for thy servants, and for thy people, to de Say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch stroy the frogs from thee, and thy houses, out thine hand upon the waters of Egypt, that they may remain in the river only ? upon their streams, upon their rivers, and 10 And he said, To-morrow. And he upon their ponds, and upon all their pools said, Be it according to thy word : that thou of water, that they may become blood : and mayest know that there is none like unto that there may be blood throughout all the the LORD our God. land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood, and 11 And the frogs shall depart from thee, in ressels of stone.

ili band from thiv houses, and from thy servants, 20 And Moses and Aaron did so, as the and from thy people; they shall remain in LORD commanded; and he lifted up the rod the river only:

of lice, and siparms of flies. CHAP. IX. . The murrain of bcasts.

12 And Moses and Aaron went out from the wilderness, and sacrifice to the Lord Pharaoh : and Moses cried unto the LORD, our God, as he shall command us. because of the frogs which he had brought 28 And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, against Pharaoh.

that ye may sacrifice to the LORD your God 13 And the Lord did according to the in the wilderness; only ye shall not go very word of Moses : and the frogs died out of far away : entreat for me. the houses, out of the villages, and out of 29 And Moses said, Behold, I go out

from thee, and I will entreat the LORD that 14 And they gathered them together the swarms of flies may depart from Phaupon heaps and the land stank..!!

raoh, from his servants, and from his peo15 But when Pharaoh saw that there was ple, to-morrow: but let not Pharaoh deal respite, he hardened his heart, and hearken- deceitfully any more, in not letting the peoed not unto them; as the LORD had said. ple go to sacrifice to the LORD.

16 4 And the LORD said unto Moses, Sav 30 And Moses went out from Pharaoh, tinto Aaron, stretch out thy rod, and smite and entreated the Lord: the dust of the land, that it may become 31 And the Lord did according to the lice throughout all the land of Egypt. i word of Moses; and be removed the

17 And they did so; for Aaron stretched swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his out his hand with his rod, and smote the servants, and from his people; there redust of the earth, and it became lice in man mained not one. and in beast : all the dust of the land be- 32 And Pharaoh hardened his heart at came lice throughout all the land of Egypt. this time also, neither would he let the peo

18 And the magicians did so with their ple go. , enchantments to bring forth lice, but they

CHAP. IX. could not: so there were lice upon man,

IEHEN the LORD said unto Moses, Go in and upon beast.

11 unto Pharaoh, and tell him, Thus saith 19 Then the magicians said unto Pha- the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my peoraoh, This is the finger of God: and Pha-ple go, that they may serve me. raoh's heart was hardened, and he hearken- 2 For if thou refuse to let them go, and ed not unto them; as the Lord had said. wilt hold them still,

20 And the LORD said unto Moses, 1:3 Behold, the hand of the Lord is upon Rise up early in the morning, and stand thy cattle which is in the field, upon the before Pharaoh; (lo, he cometh forth to the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, water) and say unto him, Thus saith the upon the oxen, and upon the sheep: there LORD, Let my people go, that they may shall be a very grievous murrain. serre me:

I 4 And the LORD shall sever between the 21 Else, if thou wilt not let my people cattle of Israel, and the cattle of Egypt: go, behold, I will send swarms of Aics upon and there shall nothing die of all that is the thee, and upon thy servants, and upon thy children's of Israel people, and into thy houses:' and the 5 And the LORD appointed a set time, houses of the Egyptians shall be full of saying, To-morrow the Lord shall do this swarms of flies, and also the ground where-thing in the land. on they are.

M y Bois ! 6 And the LORD did that thing on the 22 And I will sever in that day the land morrow, and all the cattle of Eyypt died : of Goshen, in which my people dwell, that but of the cattle of the children of Israel no swarms of flies shall be there; to the died not one. end thou mayest know that I am the Lord' 7 And Pharaoh sent, and behold, there in the midst of the earth. It

23 And I will put a division between my dead. And the heart of Pharaoh was harpeople and thy people: to-morrow shall dened, and he did not let the people go. this sign be.

1 8 1 And the LORD said unto Moses and 24 And the LORD did so: and there unto Aaron, Take to you handfuls of ashes came a grievous swarm of flies into the of the furnace, and let Moses sprinkle it tohouse of Pharaoh, and into his servants' ward the heaven in the sight of Pharaoh. honses, and into all the land of Egypt the 9. And it shall become small dust in all land was corrupted by reason of the swarm the land of Egypt, and shall be a boil breakof flirs.

1 ,', ing forth with blains upon man, and upon 25 And Pharaoh called for Moses, and beasts, throughout all the land of Egypt. for Aaron, and said, Go ye, sacrifice to 10 And they took ashes of the furnace, your God in the land.

and, stood before Pharaoh; and Moses 26 And Moses said, It is not meet so to sprinkled it up toward heaven : and it bedo: for we shall sacrifice the abomination came a boil breaking forth ioith blains upon of the Egyptians to the LORD our God: Lo, man, and upon beast. shall we sacrifice the abomination of the 11 And the magicians could not stand Egyptians before their eyes, and will they before Moses, because of the boils: for the not stone us!

náboib was upon the magicians, and upon allo 27 We will go three days' journey into the Egyptians.

The plague of boils and blains; EXODUS. . : of fire and hail

12 And the LORD hardened the heart of that there be no more mighty thunderings Pharaoh, and he hearkened not unto them; and hail ; and I will let you go, and ye shall as the Lord had spoken unto Moses. stay no longer.

13 1 And the Lord said unto Moses, 29 And Moses said unto him, As soon as Rise up early in the morning, and stand be-1 am gone out of the city, I will spread fore Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith abroad my hands unto the LORD ; and the the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my peo- thunder shall cease, neither shall there be ple go, that they may serve me.

any more hail; that thou mayest know how 14 For I will at this time send all my that the earth is the Lord's. plagues upon thine heart, and upon thy 30 But, as for thee and thy servants, I servants, and upon thy people: that thou know that ye will not yet fear the LORD God. mayest know that there is none like me in 31 And the flax and the barley was smitall the earth.

ten; for the barley was in the ear, and the 15 For now I will stretch out my hand, tlax was bolled. that I may smite thee and thy people with 32 But the wheat and the rye were not pestilence; and thou shalt be cut off from smitten : for they were not grown up. the earth.

| 33 And Moses went out of the city from 16 And in very deed for this cause have I Pharaoh, and spread abroad bis hands unto raised thee up, for to shew in thee my the LORD : and the thunders and hail ceaspower; and that my name may be declar- ed, and the rain was not poured upon the ed throughout all the earth.

earth. 17 As yet exaltest thou thyself against 34 And when Pharaoh saw that the rain my people, that thou wilt not let them go ? and the hail and the thunders were ceased,

18 Behold, to-morrow about this time I he sinned yet more, and hardened his heart, will cause it to rain a very grievous hail, he and his servants. .. such as hath not been in Egypt since the 35 And the heart of Pharaoh was hardfoundation thereof even until now.

ened, neither would he let the children of 19 Send therefore now, and gather thy Israel go; as the LORD had spoken by Mocattle, and all that thou hast in the field : ses. i for upon every man and beast which shall

in CHAP. X. be found in the field, and shall not be A ND the LORD said unto Moses, Go in brought home, the hail shall come down A unto Pharaoh: for I have hardened his upon them, and they shall die.

heart, and the heart of his servants; that I 20 He that feared the word of the LORD might shew these my signs before him: among the servants of Pharaoh made his 2 And that thou mayest tell in the ears servants and his cattle flee into the houses : of thy son, and of thy son's son, what

21 And he that regarded not the word of things I have wrought in Egypt, and my the LORD left his servants and his cattle in signs which I have done among them; that the field.

'; ye may know how that I am the LORD. 22 1 And the LORD said unto Moses, 3 And Moses and Aaron came in unto Stretch forth thine hand toward heaven, Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus saith that there may be hail in all the land of the LORD God of the Hebrews, How long Egypt, upon man, and upon beast, and wilt thou refuse to humble thyself before upon every herb of the field, throughout me? Let my people go, that they may serve the land of Egypt.

me. 23 And Moses stretched forth his rod to 4 Else, if thou refuse to let my people ward heaven, and the Lord sent thunder go, behold, to-morrow will I bring the lo and hail, and the fire ran along upon the custs into thy coast : ground: and the LORD rained hail upon the 5 And they shall cover the face of the land of Egypt.

earth, that one cannot be able to see the 24 So there was hail, and fire mingled earth: and they shall eat the residue of with the hail, very grievous, such as there that which is escaped, which remaineth unto was none like it in all the land of Egypt you from the hail, and shall eat every tree since it became a nation.

which groweth for you out of the field: 25 And the hail smote throughout all the 6 And they shall fill thy houses, and the land of Egypt all that was in the field, both houses of all thy servants, and the houses man and beast, and the hail smote every of all the Egyptians; which neither thy faherb of the field and brake every tree of thers, nor thy fathers' fathers have seen, the field.

since the day that they were upon the earth 26 Only in the land of Goshen, where unto this day. And he turned himself, and the children of Israel were,' was there no went out from Pharaoh. hail.

7 And Pharaoh's servants said unto 27 1 And Pharaoh sent and called for him, How long shall this man be a snare Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, I unto us? Let the men go, that they may have sinned this time: the LORD is righ- serve the LORD their God: Knowest thou tuous, and I and my people are wicked. not yet that Egypt is destroyed ? 28 Entreat the LORD (for it is enough) 8 And Moses and Aaron were brought

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The plague of locusts, CHAP. Xi.

and of darkness. again unto Pharaoh : and he said unto them, all the children of Israel had light in their Go, serve the LORD your God: but who are dwellings. they that shall go?

| 24 °And Pharaoh called unto Moses, And Moses said, We will go with our and said, Go ye, serve the LORD: only young and with our old, with our sons and let your flocks and your herds be stayed: with our daughters, with our flocks and let your little ones also go with you. with our herds will we go: for we must hold 25 And Moses said, Thou must give us a feast unto the LORD.

also sacrifices, and burnt-offerings, that we 10 And he said unto them, Let the LORD may sacrifice unto the LORD our God. be so with you, as I will let you go, andi 26 Our cattle also shall go with us; there your little ones: look to it; for evil is be- shall not an hoof be left behind; for thereof fore you.

must we take to serve the LORD our God; 11 Not so: go now ye that are men, and we know not with what ive must serve and serve the LORD; for that ye did desire. 'the Lord, until we come thither. And they were driven out from Pharaoh'si 27 | But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's presence.

heart, and he would not let them go. 12 | And the Lord said unto Moses, 28 And Pharaoh said unto him, Get thee Stretch out thine hand over the land of from me, take heed to thyself, sce my face Figypt for the locusts, that they may come no more: for in that day thou scest my up upon the land of Egypt, and eat erery face, thou shalt die. herb of the land, even all that the hail hath 29 And Moses said, Thou hast spoken left

well, I will see thy face again no more. 13 And Moses stretched forth his rod

CHAP. XI.. over the land of Egypt, and the LORD AND the LORD said unto Moses, Yet brought an east wind upon the land all that 11 will I bring one plague more upon day, and all that night : and when it was Pharaoh, and upon Egypt; afterward he morning, the east wind brought the locusts, will let you go hence : when he shall let

14 And the locusts went up over all the you go, he shall surely thrust you out hence land of Egypt, and rested in all the coasts altogether. of Egypt: very grievous were they; be- 2 Speak now in the ears of the people, fore them there were no such locusts as and let every man borrow of his neighbour, they, neither after them shall be such and every woman of her neighbour, jewels

15 For they covered the face of the of silver, and jewels of gold. whole earth, so that the land was darkened;3 And the LORD gave the people favour and they did eat every herb of the land, in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail the man Moses was very great in the land had left: and there remained not any green of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's serthing in the trees, or in the herbs of the vants, and in the sight of the people. . field, through all the land of Egypt. . 14 | And Moses said, Thus saith the

16 . Then Pharaoh called for Moses LORD, About midnight will I go out into and Aaron in haste; and he said, I hare the midst of Egypt: sinned against the LORD your God, and_ 5 And all the first-born in the land of against you.

Egypt shall die, from the first-born of Pha17 Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, raoh that sitteth upon his throne, cven unto my sin only this once, and entreat the the first-born of the maid-servant that is beLORD your God that he may take away hind the mill; and all the first-born of from me this death only.

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. 18 And he went out from Pharaoh, and 6 And there shall be a great cry throughentreated the LORD. '*

out all the land of Egypt, such as there 19 And the LORD turned a mighty strong was none like it, nor shall be like it any West wind which took away the locusts, and more. cast them into the Red sea : there remain- 7 But against any of the children of Ised not one locust in all the coasts of rael shall not a dog move his tongue, against Egypt.

man or beast : that ye may know how that 20 Bat the LORD hardened Pharaoh's the Lord doth put a difference between the heart, so that he would not let the children Egyptians and Israel. of Israel go.

inlinefo of !! 8 And all these thy servants shall come 21 And the LORD said unto Moses, down unto me, and bow down themse!ves Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, unto me, saying, Get thee out, and all the that there may be darkness over the land people that follow thee; and after that I of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt. will go out. And he went out from Phara

22 And Moses stretched forth his hand oh in a great anger. toward heaven and there was a thick) 9 And the LORD said unto Moses, Phadarkness in all the land of Egypt three raoh shall not hearken unto you; that my

.. wonders may be multiplied in the land of 2 They saw not one another, neither Egypt. rose any from his place for three days: butl 10 And Mosey and Aaron did all these

The Passover instituted. EXODUS.

Unleavened bread. wonders before Pharaoh; and the LORD eateth leavened bread, from the first day hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut not let the children of Israel go out of his off from Isracl. land.

| 16 And in the first day there shall be an CHAP. XII.

holy convocation, and in the seventh day AND the Lord spake unto Moses and there shall be an holy convocation to you: 11 Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying, no manner of work shall be done in them,

2 This month shall be unto you the be- save that which every man must eat, that ginning of months : it shall be the first only may be done of you. month of the year to you.

17 And ye shall observe the fcast of un3 Speak ye unto all the congregation leavened bread; for in this self-same day of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this have I brought your armies out of the land month they shall take to them every man a of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this lamb according to the house of their fathers, day in your generations by an ordinance a lamb for an house:

- for ever 4 And if the household be too little for 18 In the first month, on the fourteenth the lamb, let him and his neighbour next day of the month at even, ye shall eat ununto his house take it according to the leavened bread, until the one and twentieth number of the souls : every man according day of the month at even. to his eating shall make your count for the 19 Seven days shall there be no learen lamb.

found in your houses: for whosoever eateth 5 Your lamb shall be without blemish, a that which is leavened, even that soul shall male of the first year: ye shall take it out be cut off from the congregation of Israel, from the sheep or from the goats:

whether he be a stranger, or born in the 6 And ye shall keep it up until the four-land. teenth day of the same month: and the 20 Ye shall eat nothing leavened : in all whole assembly of the congregation of Is- your habitations shall ye eat unleavened rael shall kill it in the evening.

bread. 7 And they shall take of the blood, and! 21 1 Then Moses called for all the elders strike it on the two side-posts, and on the of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out, upper door-post of the houses, wherein they and take you a lamb, according to your sliall eat it.

families, and kill the passover. 8 And they shall eat the flesh in that 22 And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop, night, roast with fire, and unleavened and dip it in the blood that is in the basin, bread; and with bitter herbs they shall eat it. and strike the lintel and the two side-posts

9 Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with the blood that is in the basin: and with water, but roast with fire; his head none of you shall go out at the door of his with his legs, and with the purtenance house until the morning. thereof.

23 For the LORD will pass through to 10 And ye shall let nothing of it remain smite the Egyptians; and when he seeth until the morning: and that which remain- the blood upon the lintel, and on the two eth of it until the morning ye shall burn side-posts, the LORD will pass over the with fire.

door, and will not suffer the destroyer to 11 | And thus shall ye eat it ; with your come in unto your houses to smite you, luins girded, your shoes on your feet, and 24 And ye shall observe this thing for your staff in your hand, and ye shall eat an ordinance to thee and to thy sons for it in haste; it is the LORD's passover. ever. · 12 For I will pass through the land of 25 And it shall come to pass, when ye Egypt this night, and will smite all the be come to the land which the LORD will first-born in the land of Egypt, both man give you, according as he hath promised, and beast: and against all the gods of that ye shall keep this service. Egypt I will execute judgment: I am the 26 And it shall come to pass, when your LORD.

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children shall say unto you, What mean 13 And the blood shall be to you for a ye by this service? wken upon the houses where ye are: and 27 That ye shall say, It is the sacrifice of when I see the blood, I will pass over you, the LORD's passover, who passed over the and the plague shall not be upon you to houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, destroy you, when I smite the land of when he smote the Egyptians, and deliverEgypt.

ed our houses. And the people bowed the 14 And this day shall be unto you for a head and worshipped. mentorial; and ye shall keep it a feast to 28 And the children of Israel went away, the LORD throughout your generations : ye and did as the LORD had commanded Moshall keep it a feast by an ordinance for ses and Aaron, so did they. ever.

129 And it came to pass, that at mid.. 15 Seven days shall ye eat unleavened night the LORD smote all the first-born in pread; even the first day ye shall put away the land of Egypt, from the first-born of leaven out of your houses: for whosoever Pharaoh that sat on his throne, unto the

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