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The first-born of Egypt slain, CHAP. XIII. and the Israclites driven out. first-bom of the captive that was in the dun-lout of the house : neither shall ye break a

n; and all the first-born of cattle. bone thereof. 30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, 47 All the congregation of Israel shall and all his servants, and all the Egyptiaus; keep it. and there was a great cry in Egypt: for 48 And when a stranger shall sojourn there reas not a house where there was not with thee, and will keep the passover to the one dead.

Lord, let all his males be circumcised, and 31 S And he called for Moses and Aaron then let him coine near and keep it; and he by night, and said, Rise up, and get you shall be as one that is born in the land : for Arth from among my people, both ye and no uncircumcised person shall eat thereof. the children of Israel: and go, serve the 49 One law shall be to him that is homeLORD, as ye have said.

born, and unto the stranger that sojourncth 32 Also take your flocks and your herds, among you. as re have said, and be gone: and bless me 50 Thus did all the children of Israel; also.

Jas the Lord commanded Moses and Aaron, 33 And the Egyptians were urgent upon so did they. the people, that they might send them out 51 And it came to pass the sclf-same day, of the land in haste; for they said, We be that the LORD did bring the children of ail dead men.

Israel out of the land of Egypt by their ar34 And the people took their dough be- mies. fore it was leavened, their kneading troughs

CHAP. XIII. being bound up in their clothes upon their AND the LORD spake unto Moses, sayshoulders.

A ing, 35 And the children of Israel did acél 2 Sanctify unto me all the first-born, whatcording to the word of Moses: and they soever openeth the womb among the chile borrowed of the Egyptians jewels of silver, dren of Israel, both of man and of bcast: and jewels of gold, and raiment.. . it is mine.

36 And the LORD gave the people favour 3 | And Moses said unto the people, in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they Remember this day, in which ye came out lent unto them such things as they required: from Egypt, out of the house of bondage; and they spoiled the Egyptians.

|for by strength of hand the LORD brought 37 1 And the children of Israel journey- you out from this place: there shall no ed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hun- leavened bread be eaten. dred thousand on foot that were men, be- 4 This day came ye out in the month sides children.

33 And a mixed multitude went up also 5 And it shall be when the LORD shall with them; and flocks, and herds, even very bring thee into the land of the Canaanites, much cattle.

"; and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the 39 And they baked unleavened cakes of Hivites, and the Jebusites, which he sware the dough which they brought forth out of unto thy fathers to give thee, a land flowing Egypt, for it was not leavened: because they with milk and honey; that thou shalt keep were thrust out of Egypt, and could not this service in this month. carry, neither had they prepared for them- 6 Seven days thou shalt eat unleavened selves any victual. 1

bread, and in the seventh day shall be a feast 40 I Now the sojourning of the children to the Lord. of Israel who dwelt in Egypt, was four hun- 7 Unleavened bread shall be eaten seven dred and thirty years.

days; and there shall no leavened bread be 41 And it came to pass, at the end of the seen with thee, neither shall there be leaven four hundred and thirty years, even the self- seen with thee in all thy quarters. same day it came to pass, that all the hosts 8 And thou shalt shew thy son in that of the LORD went out from the land of day, saying, This is donc because of that Egypt. ,

which the Lord did unto me when I came 42 It is a night to be much observed unto forth out of Egypt. '' the Lorn, for bringing them out from the 9 And it shall be for a sign unto thee land of Egypt: this is that night of the upon thine hand, and for a memorial bcLand to be observed of all the children of tween thine eyes; that the Lord's law Israel in their generations. . . may be in thy mouth: for with a strong

43 S And the LORD said unto Moses and hand hath the LORD brought thee out of Aaron, This is the ordinance of the pass- Egypt. orer: there shall no stranger eat thereof : 10 Thou shalt therefore keep this ordi

44 But every man's servant that is bought nance in his season from year to year. for money, when thou hast circumcised him, 11 1 And it shall be when the LORD shall then shall he eat thereof...

bring thee into the land of the Canaanites, 45 A foreigner, and an hired servant shall as he sware unto thee and to thy fathers, and not eat thereuf. ...

Ishall rivc it thiec ii ii inson 46 In one louse shall it to caten; thou 12 That thou shalt set apart unto the shalt rrot carry forth ought of the flesh abroad. Lord all that openeth thd matrix; and every

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The first-born sanctified to God. EXODUS. Pharaoh pursues the Israelites. firstling that cometh of a beast which thousraoh and of his servants was turned against hast, the males shall be the LORD's.

the people, and they said, Why have we 13 And every firstling of an ass thou done this, that we have let Israel go froin shalt redeem with a lamb; and if thou wilt serving us ? i love not redeem it, then thou shalt break his 6 And he made ready his chariot, and neck: and all the first-born of man among took his people with him : thy children shalt thou redeem.

17 And he took six hundred chosen chari14 And it shall be when thy son asketh ots, and all the chariots of Egypt, and capthee in time to come, saying, What is this? tains over every one of them. that thou shalt say unto him, By strength 8 And the LORD hardened the heart of of hand the LORD brought us out from Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pursued Egypt, from the house of bondage: alter the children of Israel: and the chil

15 And it came to pass, when Pharaoh dren of Israel went out with an high would hardly let us go, that the LORD slew hand. all the first-born in the land of Egypt, both 9 But the Egyptians pursued after them the first-born of man, and the first-born of (all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, beasts: therefore I sacrifice to the LORD all and his horsemen, and his army) and overthat openeth the matrix, being males; but took them encamping by the sea, beside all the first-born of my children I redeem. Pi-hahiroth, before Baal-zephon.

16 And it shall be for a token upon thine 10 I And when Pharaoh drew nigh, the hand, and for frontlets between thine eyes : children of Israel lifted up their eyes, and for by strength of hand the LORD brought behold, the Egyptians marched after them; us forth out of Egypt.

and they were sore afraid: and the children 17 1 And it came to pass, when Pharaoh of Israel cried out unto the LORD. had let the people go, that God led them 11 And they said unto Moses, Because not through the way of the land of the Phi- there were no graves in Egypt, hast thou listines, although that was near, for God taken us away to die in the wilderness? said, Lest peradventure the people repent Wherefore hast thou dealt thus with us, to when they see war, and they return to carry us forth out of Egypt ? Egypt:

1 12 Is not this the word that we did tell 18 But God led the people about, through thee in Egypt, saying, Let'us alone, that the way of the wilderness of the Red Sea: we may serve the Egyptians! For it had and the children of Israel went up harness-been better for us to serve the Egyptians, ed out of the land of Egypt.

than that we should die in the wilderness. 19 And Moses took the bones of Joseph 13 [ And Moses said unto the people, with him: for he had straitly sworn the chil- Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvadren of Israel, saying, God will surely visit tion of the LORD, which he will shew to you; and ye shall carry up my bones away you to-day: for the Egyptians whom ye hence with you.

have seen to-day, ye shall see them again 20 1 And they took their journey from no more for ever.

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edge of the wilderness.

shall hold your peace. 21 And the LORD went before them by 15 | And the LORD said unto Moses, day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the Wherefore criest thou unto me? Speak way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give unto the children of Israel, that they go them light : to go by day and night. forward :

' 22 He took not away the pillar of the 16 But lift thou up thy rod, and stretch cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by night, out thine hand over the sea, and divide it: from before the people.

and the children of Israel shall go on dry CHAP. XIV..

ground through the midst of the sea. ND the LORD spake unto Moses, say- 17 And I, behold, I will harden the

hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall fol2 Speak unto the children of Israel, that low them: and I will get me honour upon they turn and encamp before Pi-hahiroth, Pharaoh, and upon all his host, upon his between Migdol and the sea, over against chariots, and upon his horsemen. Baal-zephon: before it shall ye encamp by 18 And the Egyptians shall know that I the sea.

am the LORD, when I have gotten me ho3 For Pharaoh will say of the children nour upon Pharaoh, upon his chariots, and of Israel, They are entangled in the land, upon his horsemen. the wilderness bath shut them in. T 19 9 And the angel of God which went be

4 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, that fore the camp of Israel, removed, and went he shall follow after them; and I will be behind them; and the pillar of the cloud honoured upon Pharaoh, and upon all his went from before their face, and stood behost; that the Egyptians may know that I hind them: am the Lord. And they did so. I20 And it came between the camp of the

5. And it was told the king of Egypt Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it that the people flod: and the heart of Pha- was a cloud and darkness to them, but it gave The Egyptians drowned. CHAP. XV.

The song of Moses. light by night to these : so that the one came cast into the sea : his chosen captains also nox dear the other all the night.

are drowned in the Red sea. 21 And Moses stretched out his hand 5 The depths have covered them : they orer the sea; and the LORD caused the sea sank into the bottom as a stone. to go back by a strong east wind all that 6 Thy right hand, O Lord, is become night, and made the sea dry land, and the glorious in power: thy right hand, O LORD, vaters were divided.

hath dashed in pieces the enemy. 22 And the children of Israel went into 7 And in the greatness of thine excellen the midst of the sea upon the dry ground :cy thou hast overthrown them that rose up and the waters were a wall unto them on against thee: thou sentest forth thy wrath, their right hand and on their left.

which consumed them as stubble. 23 And the Egyptians pursued, and 8 And with the blast of thy nostrils the vent in after them, to the midst of the sea, waters were gathered together, the floods eren all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and stood upright as an heap, and the depths his horsemen.

were congealed in the heart of the sea. 24 And it came to pass, that in the morn-l 9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will inz-watch the LORD looked unto the host of overtake, I will divide the spoil : my lust the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw of the cloud, and troubled the host of the my sword, my hand shall destroy them. Egyptians,

| 10 Thou didst blow with thy wind, the 25 And took off their chariot-wheels, sea covered them: they sank as lead in the that they drave them heavily: so that the mighty waters. Egyptians said, Let us fee from the face of i Who is like unto thee, O LORD, Israel; for the LORD fighteth for them among the gods? who is like thee, glorious against the Egyptians.

in holiness, fearful in praises, doing won26 ( And the LORD said unto Moses, ders ? Stretch out thine hand over the sea, that the 12 Thou stretchedst out thy right hand, waters may come again upon the Egyp- the earth swallowed them. tians, upon their chariots, and upon their 13 Thou in thy mercy hast led forth the borsemen.

people which thou hast redeemed: thou 27 And Moses stretched forth his hand hast guided them in thy strength unto thy over the sea, and the sea returned to his holy habitation. strength when the morning appeared; and 14 The people shall hear, and be afraid : the Egyptians fled against it; and the LORD sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants of overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the Palestina. sea.

15 Then the dnkes of Edom shall be 28 And the waters returned, and covered amazed; the mighty men of Moab, tremthe chariots, and the horsemen, and all the bling shall take hold upon them; all the inhost of Pharaoh that came into the sea after habitants of Canaan shall melt away. them; there remained not so much as one 16 Fear and dread shall fall upon them : of them.

by the greatness of thine arm they shall be 29 But the children of Israel walked as still as a stone ; till thy people pass over, upon dry land in the midst of the sea ; and O LORD, till the people pass over, which the waters were a wall unto them on their thou hast purchased. right hand, and on their left.

17 Thou shalt bring them in, and plant 30 Thus the LORD saved Israel that day them in the mountain of thine inheritance, out of the hand of the Egyptians : and Is- in the place, O LORD, which thou hast made rael saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea- for thee to dwell in; in the sanctuary, O shore.

(LORD, which thy hands have established. 31 And Israel saw that great work! 18 The LORD shall reign for ever and which the LORD did upon the Egyptians : ever. and the people feared the LORD, and be- 19 For the horse of Pharaoh went in lieved the LORD, and his servant Moses with his chariots and with his horsemen CHAP. XV.

into the sea, and the LORD brought again THEN sang Moses and the children of the waters of the sea upon them: but the

1 Israel this song unto the Lord, and children of Israel went on dry land in the spake, saying, I will sing unto the LORD, midst of the sea. for he hath triumphed gloriously; the horse 20 s And Miriam the prophetess, the and his rider hath he thrown into the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand;

and all the women went out after her, with 2 The Lord is my strength and song, timbrels, and with dances. and he is become my salvation : he is my 21 And Miriam answered them, Sing ye God, and I will prepare him an habitation ; to the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriousmy father's God, and I will exalt him. lly: the horse and his rider hath he thrown

3 The LORD is a man of war : the Lord into the sea. is his name.

| 22 1 So Moses brought Israel from the 4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath he Red sea, and they went out into the wilder

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The Israelites murmur for bread. EXODUS.

Quails and manna sen. ness of Shur; and they went three days in 9 And Moses spake unto Aaron, Say the wilderness, and found no water unto all the congregation of the children of

23 And when they came to Marah, Israel, Come near before the LORD : for he they could not drink of the waters of Ma- hath heard your murmurings. rah; for they were bitter: therefore the name 10 And it came to pass, as Aaron spake of it was called Marah.

unto the whole congregation of the children 24 And the people murmured against of Israel, that they looked toward the wilMoses, saying, What shall we drink? derness, and behold, the glory of the LORD

25 And he cried unto the LORD; and the appeared in the cloud. LORD shewed him a tree, which when he ll l And the LORD spake unto Moses, had cast into the waters, the waters were saying, inade sweet: there he made for them a 12 I have heard the murmurings of the statute and an ordinance, and there he children of Israel; speak unto them, sayproved them,

ing, At even ye shall eat flesh, and in the 26 And said, If thou wilt diligently morning ye shall be filled with bread : and hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, ye shall know that I am the LORD your and wilt do that which is right in his sight, God. and wilt give ear to his commandments, and 13 1 And it came to pass, that at even the keep all his statutes; I will put none of quails came up, and covered the camp : these diseases upon thee, which I have and in the morning the dew lay round brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the about the host. Lord that healeth thee.

14 And when the dew that lay was gone 27 | And they came to Elim, where up, behold, upon the face of the wilderness were twelve wells of water, and threescore there lay a small round thing, as small as the and ten palm-trees; and they encamped hoar frost on the ground : there by the waters.

15 And when the children of Israel saw CHAP. XVI.

lit, they said one to another, It is manna: AND they took their journey from Elim, for they wist not what it was. And Moses Pl and all the congregation of the chil-said unto them, This is the bread which dren of Israel came unto the wilderness of the Lord hath given you to eat. Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on 16 1 This is the thing which the LORD the fifteenth day of the second month after hath commanded, Gather of it every man their departing out of the land of Egypt. according to his eating: an omer for every

2 And the whole congregation of the man according to the number of your perchildren of Israel murmured against Moses sons, take ye every man for them which are and Aaron in the wilderness:

in his tents. 3 And the children of Israel said unto 17 And the children of Israel did so, and them, Would to God we had died by the gathered, some more, some less. hand of the LORD in the land of Egypt, 18 And when they did mete it with an when we sat by the flesh-pots, and when we omer, he that gathered much had nothing did eat bread to the full: for ye have over, and he that gathered little had no brought us forth into this wilderness, to kill lack : they gathered every man according this whole assembly with hunger.

to his eating. 4 Then said the LORD unto Moses, 19 And Moses said, Let no man leave of Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for it till the morning. you; and the people shall go out and gath- 20 Notwithstanding, they hearkened not er a certain rate every day, that I may prove unto Moses; but some of them leftof it unthem, whether theywill walk in my law, or no. til the morning, and it bred worms, and

5 And it shall come to pass, that on the stank: and Moses was wroth with them. sixth day they shall prepare that which 21 And they gathered it every morning, they bring in ; and it shall be twice as much every man according to his eating: and as they gather daily.

when the sun waxed hot it melted. 6 And Moses and Aaron said unto all the 22 I And it came to pass, that on the children of Israel, At even, then ye shall sixth day they gathered twice as much know that the Lord hath brought you out bread, two omers for one man : and all the from the land of Egypt:

rulers of the congregation came and told 7 And in the morning, then ye shall see Moses. the glory of the LORD; for that he heareth 23 And he said unto them. This is that your murmurings against the LORD: And which the Lord hath said, To-morrow is what are we, that ye murmur against us? the rest of the holy sabbath unto the LORD:

8 And Moses said, This shall be when bake that which ye will bake to-day, and the LORD shall give you in the evening seethe that ye will seethe; and that which flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to remaineth over, lay up for you to be kept the full; for that the LORD heareth your until the morning. murmurings which ye murmur against him: 24 And they laid it up till the morning, And what are we? your murmurings are as Moses bade: and it did not stink, neinot against us, but against the LORD. ther was there any worm therein.

The people murmur for water. CHAP. XVII, XVIII. Water out of the rock.

25 And Moses said, Eat that to-day; with thou smotest the river, take in thine for today is a sabbath unto the LORD ; to-hand, and go. dar ye shall not find it in the field.

6 Behold I will stand before thee there 26 Six days ye shall gather it ; but on upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt the seventh day, which is the sabbath, in smite the rock, and there shall come water it there shall be none.

out of it, that the people may drink. And 27 | And it came to pass, that there Moses did so in the sight of the elders of went out some of the people on the seventh Israel. day tor to gather, and they found none. 17 And he called the name of the place

28 And the LORD said unto Moses, How Massah, and Meribah, because of the chidlong refuse ye to keep my commandments ing of the children of Israel, and because and my laws?

they tempted the LORD, saying, Is the LORD 29 See, for that the LORD hath given among us, or not? you the sabbath, therefore he giveth youSI Then came Amalek, and fought with on the sixth day the bread of two days : Israel in Rephidim. abide ye every man in his place, let no 9 And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose man go out of his place on the seventh day. us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek :

30 So the people rested on the seventh to-morrow I will stand on the top of the day.

hill with the rod of God in mine hand. 31 And the house of Israel called the 10 So Joshua did as Moses had said to name thereof Manna: and it was like cori- him, and fought with Amalek : and Moses, ander-seed, white; and the taste of it was Aaron, and Nur, went up to the top of the like wafers made with honey.

Thill. 32 And Moses said, This is the thing 11 And it came to pass, when Moses which the LORD commandeth, Fill an omer held up his hand, that Israel prevailed : of it to be kept for your generations; that and when he let down his hand, Amalek ther may see the bread wherewith I have prevailed. lai you in the wilderness, when I brought| 12 But Moses' hands were heavy; and you forth from the land of Egypt.

they took a stone, and put it under him, 33 And Moses said unto Aaron, Take a and he sat thereon: and Aaron and Hur pot, and put an omer full of manna therein, stayed up his hands, the one on the one and lay it up before the LORD, to be kept side, and the other on the other side; and for your generations.

This hands were steady until the going down 34 As the LORD commanded Moses, so of the sun. Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, to 13 And Joshua discomfited Amalek and

his people with the edge of the sword. 35 And the children of Israel did eat 14 T And the LORD said unto Moses, manna forty years, until they came to a Write this for a memorial in a book, and land inhabited; they did eat manna, until rehearse it in the ears of Joshua : for I will ther carne unto the borders of the land of utterly put out the remembrance of AmaCanaan.

Mlek from under heaven. 36 Now an omer is the tenth part of an 15 And Moses built an altar, and called ephah.

, the name of it JEHOVAHI-nissi : | CHAP. XVII.

16 For he said, Because the Lord hath AND all the congregation of the children sworn that the LORD will have war with h of Israel journeyed from the wilder- Amalek from generation to generation. ness of Sin, after their journeys, according

CHAP. XVIII. to the commandment of the LORD, and W HEN Jethro the priest of Midian, pitched in Rephidim : and there was no Moses' father-in-law, heard of all water for the people to drink.

that God had done for Moses, and for Is2 Wherefore the people did chide with rael his people, and that the LORD had Moses, and said, Give us water that we brought Israel out of Egypt: inay drink. And Moses said unto them, 2 Tlien Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, Why chide you with me? wherefore do ye took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had tempt the LORD?

sent her back, 3 And the people thirsted there for wa-l 3 And her two sons; of which the name ter; and the people murmured against of the one was Gershom ; (for he said, I Vluses, and said, Wherefore is this that have been an alien in a strange land :) ilica last brought us up out of Egypt to kill 4 And the name of the other was Elieus and our children and our cattle with zer; (for the God of my father, said he, thirst?

was mine help, and delivered me from the 4 And Moses cried unto the LORD, say-sword of Pharaoh:) ing. What shall I do unto this people?! 5 And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, came they be almost ready to stone me

with his sons and his wife unto Moses into 5 And the LORD said unto Moses, Go on the wilderness, where he encamped at the before the people, and take with thee of mount of God: the elders of Israel: and thy rod, where-l 6 And lie said unto Moses, I thy fathers

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