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houses, that they may remain in the river only * 10 And he said, To morrow. And he said, Be it according to thy word; that thou mayest know that there is none like unto the LORD Our God. 11 And the frogs shall depart from thee, and from thy houses, and from thy servants, and from thy people; they shall remain in the river only. 12 And Moses and Aaron went out from Pharaoh : and Moses cried unto the LORD because of the frogs which he had brought against Pharaoh. 13 And the LORD did according to the word of Moses; and the frogs died out of the houses, out of the villages, and out of the fields. 14 And they gathered them together upon heaps; and the land Stank. 15 But when Pharaoh saw that there was respite, he hardened his heart, and hearkened not unto them ; as the LORD had said. 16 " And the LORD said unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Stretch out thy rod, and smite the dust of the land, that it may become lice throughout all the land of Egypt. 17 And they did so; for Aaron Stretched out his hand with his rod, and smote the dust of the earth, and it became lice in man, and in beast; all the dust of the land became lice throughout all the land of Egypt. 18 And the magicians did so with their enchantinents to bring forth lice, but they could not : so there were lice upon man, and upon beast. 19 Then the magicians said unto Pharaoh, This is the finger of God: and Pharaoh’s heart was hardened, and he hearkened not unto them ; as the LORD had said. 20 " And the LORD said unto Moses, Rise up early in the morning, and stand before Pharaoh : lo, he cometh forth to the water; and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Let my people go, that they may serve me. 21 Else, if thou wilt not let my people go, behold, I will send swarms of flies upon thee, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people, and into thy houses: and the houses of th; Egyptians shall

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be full of Swarms of flies, and also the ground whereon they are. 22 And I will sever in that day the land of Goshen, in which my people dwell, that no swarms of flies shall be there; to the end thou mayest know that I am the LORD in the midst of the earth. 23 And I will put a division between my people and thy people: to morrow shall this sign be. 24 And the LORD did SO : and there came a grievous swarm of flies into the house of Pharaoh, and into his servants' houses, and into all the land of Egypt: the land was corrupted by reason of the Swarm of flies. 25 of And Pharaoh called for Moses and for Aaron, and said, Go ye, sacrifice to your God in the land. 26 And Moses said. It is not meet SO to do; for we shall sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians to the LORD Our God: lo, shall we sacrifice the abomination Of the Egyptians before their eyes, and will they not stone us? 27 We will go three days' journey into the wilderness, and sacrifice to the LORD Our God, as he shall Command us. 28 And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that ye may sacrifice to the LORD your God in the wilderness; only ye shall not go very far away : entreat for me. 29 And Moses said, Behold, I go Out from thee, and I will entreat the LORD that the Swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people, to morrow : but let not Pharaoh deal deceitfully any more in not letting the people go to sacrifice to the LORD. 30 And MOSes went out from Pharaoh, and entreated the LORD. 31. And the LORD did according to the word of Moses; and he removed the Swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people; there remained not One. 32 And Pharaoh hardened his heart at this time also, neither would he let the people go.

CHAPTER IX.

1 The murrain of beasts. 8. The plague of boils and blains. 13 His mes about the hail., 22 The plague of hail. 27 Pharaoh sueth to Moses, 35 but yet is hardened.

Murrain of beasts.

HEN the LoRD said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh, and tell him, Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me. 2 For if thou refuse to let them go, and wilt hold them still, 3 Behold, the hand of the LORD is upon thy cattle which is in the field, upon the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, upon the oxen, and upon the sheep: there shall be a very grievous murrain. 4 And the LöRD shall sever between the cattle of Israel and the Cattle of Egypt: and there shall nothing die of all that is the children's of Israel. .5 And the LORD appointed a set time, saying, To morrow the LORD shall do this thing in the land. 6 And the LORD did that thing On the morrow, and all the cattle of Egypt died: but of the cattle of the children of Israel died not one. 7 And Pharaoh sent, and, behold, there was not one of the cattle of the Israelites dead. And the heart of Pharaoh was hardened, and he did not let the people go. 8." And the LORD said unto Mo§es and unto Aaron, Take to you handfuls of ashes of the furnace, and let Moses sprinkle it toward the heaven in the sight of Pharaoh. 9 And it shall become Small dust in all the land of Egypt, and shall be a boil breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast, throughout all the land of E t. 10 And they took ashes of the furnace, and stood before Pharaoh: and Moses sprinkled it up toward heaven; and it became a boil breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast. 11 And the magicians could not stand before Moses because of the boils; for the boil was upon the loans. and upon all the Egyplans. 12 And the LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh, and he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had spoken unto Moses. 13 *. And the LORD said unto Moses, Rise up early in the morning, and stand before Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me. 14 For I will at this time Send all my plagues upon thine heart. and

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upon thy servants, and upon thy people; that thou mayest know that there is none like me in all the earth. 15 For now I will Stretch out my hand, that I may smite thee and thy people with pestilence: and thou shalt be cut off from the earth. 16 And in very deed for this cause have I raised thee up, for to shew in thee my power; and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth. 17. As yet exaltest, thou thyself against my people, that thou wilt not let them go? 18 Behold, to morrow about this time I will cause it to rain a very grievous hail, such as hath not been in Egypt, since the foundation thereof even until now. 19 Send therefore now, and gather thy cattle, and all that thou hast in the field ; for upon every man and beast which shall be found in the field, and shall not be brought home, the hail shall come down upon them, and they shall die. 20 He that feared the Word of the LORD among the servants of Pharaoh made his servants and his cattle flee into the houses: 21 And he that regarded not the word of the LORD left his servants and his cattle in the field. 22 " And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch forth thine hand toward heaven, that there may be hail in all the land of Egypt, upon man, and upon beast, and upon every herb of the field, throughout the land of Egypt. 23 And Moses stretched forth his rod toward heaven: and the LORD sent thunder and hail, and the fire ran *i. upon the ground; and the LORD rained hail upon the land of Egypt. 24 So there was hail, and fire mingled with the hail, very grievous, such as there was none like it in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation. 25 And the hail smote throughout all the land of Egypt all that was in the field, both man and beast; and the hail Smote every herb of the field, and brake every tree of the field. 26 Only in the land of Goshen, where the children of Israel were. was there no hah

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27 || And Pharaoh Sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, I have sinned this time : the LORD is righteous, and I and my people are wicked. 28 Entreat the LORD (for it is enough) that there be no more Fo thunderings and hail; and I will let you go, and ye shall stay no longer. 29 And Moses said unto him, As soon as I am gone out of the city, I will spread abroad, my han unto the LORD ; and the thunder shall cease, neither shall there be any more hail; that thou mayest know how that the earth is the LORD'S. 30 But as for thee and thy Servants, I know that ye will not yet fear the LORD God. 31 And the flax and the barley was smitten: for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled. 32 But the wheat and the rye were not smitten: for they were not grown up. 33 And Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh, and spread abroad his hands unto the LORD : and the thunders and hail ceased, and the rain was not poured upon the earth. 34 And when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunders were ceased, he sinned et more, and hardened his heart, e and his servants. 35 And the heart of Pharaoh was hardened, neither would he let the children of Israel go ; as the LORD had spoken by Moses.

CHAPTER X. 1 God threateneth to send locusts. 7 Pharaoh, moved by his servants, inclineth to tet the Israélites go. The plague of the locusts. 16 Pharaoh sueth to Moses. 21. The plague of darkness. , 24 Pharaoh sueth unto Moses, 27 but yet is hardened. ND the LORD said unto Moses, GO in unto Pharaoh: for I have hardened his heart, and the heart of his servants, that I might shew these my signs before him : 2 And that thou mayest tell in the ears of thy son, and of thy son's o; Y." o I have Wrought in Egypt, and my Signs which I have §. o: that ye may know how that I am the LORD. 3 And Moses and Aaron came in unto Pharaoh, o said unto him,

Plague of locusts, Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, How long wilt thou refuse to humble thyself before me? let my people go, that they may Serve me. 4 Else, if thou refuse to let my, people go, behold, to morrow will I bring the locusts into thy

Coast: 5 And they shall cover the face Of the earth, that one cannot be able to see the earth : and the shall eat the residue of that whic is escaped, which remaineth unto you from the hail, and shall eat every tree which groweth for you Out of the field: 6 And they shall fill thy houses, and the houses of all thy servants, and the houses of all the #on. which neither ... thy fathers, nor thy fathers' fathers 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 LORD their God: knowest thou not yet that Egypt is destroyed 2 8 And Moses and Aaron were brought again unto Pharaoh: and he said unto them, Go, serve the LORD 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 feast unto the LORD. 10 And he said unto them, Let the LORD 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 LORD ; for that ye did desire. And they

were driven out from Pharaoh’s presence. 12 " And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine band Over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up upon the land of E ypt, and eat every herb of the land, cven all that the hail hath left. 13 And Moses stretched forth his rod over the land, of Egypt, and , the LORD brought, an east wind o”; the land all that day, and that night; and when

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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: yery grievous were they; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them shall be such. 15 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 Then Pharaoh Carled for Moses and Aaron in haste; and he said, I have sinned against the LORD your God, and against you. ... 17 Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this once, and entreat the LORD your God, that he may take away from me this death §§ 18 And he went out from Pharaoh, and entreated the LORD. 19 And the LORD turned a mighty strong west wind, which took away the locusts, and cast them into the Sea; there remained not one locust in all the coasts of Egypt. 20 But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go. 21 *. And the LORD Said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of ypt, even darkness which may be felt. d Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick darkness in all 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 no 24 " And Pharaoh called unto Moses, and said, Go ye, serve the LORD; only 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 LORD 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 LORD Our God; and We know not with What We must

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serve the LORD, until we come thither.

27 " But the LORD 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.

CHAPTER XI. 1 God’s message to the Israelites to borrow jewels of their neighbours. 4 Moses threateneth Pharaoh with the death of the firstborn. AN D the LORD said unto Moses, Yet, will I ...; One plague more upon Pharaoh, and upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go hence: when he shall let yout o, he shall surely thrust you out ence altogether. 2 Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man borrow of his neighbour, and every wo– man of her neighbour, jewels of Silver, and jewels of gold. 3 And the LORD gave the peo§. favour in the sight of the gyptians. Moreover, the man Moses was very great in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's servants, and in the sight Of the "o. 4 An oses said, Thus saith the LORD, About midnight will I go out into the midst of Egypt: And all the firstborn in the land of Fo: shall die, from the firstborn O haraoh that sitteth upon his throne, even unto the firstborn of the maidservant that is behind the mill; and all the firstborn 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 ye may know how that the LORD doth put a difference between the Egyptians and Israel: 8 And 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 will go out. And he went out from Pharaoh % a great anger

Ordinance of

9 And the LORD said unto Moses, Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you: that my wonders may be multiplied in the land of Egypt.

10 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. CHAPTER XII.

1 The beginning of the year is changed. .3 The passover is instituted. 11 The rite { the passover. 15 Unleavemed bread. 29 The }; are slain. 31. The Israelites are, driven out of the land. 37 They come to Succoth. 43 The ordinance of the passover.

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, saying, 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 the two side posts and on the upper door post §o houses, wherein they shall eat it. 8 And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; and with bitter herbs they shall eat 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, hall ye eat it; i

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with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in §. hand; and ye shall eat it in aste : it is the LORD's passover. 12 For I will pass through the land of Fo this night, and will Smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I am the LORD. 13 And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where e are: and when I see the blood, will pass over you, and theo shall not be upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of

Egypt. 14 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 o, be done of you. 17 And ye shall observe the feast of unleavened bread; for in this selfsame day have I brought your armies out of the land of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this A. 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 your 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.

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