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The Israelites pursued CHAP. XIV. by Pharaoh and his host that God led them not through the Israel went out with a high way of the land of the Philistines, band. although that was near : for God 9 But the Egyptians pursued said, Lest peradventure the people after them (all the horses and charepent when they see war, and riots of Pharaoh, and his horsethey return to Egypt:

men, and his army) and overtook 18 Bụt God led the people about, them encamping by the sea, bethrough the way of the wilderness side Pi-hahiroth, before Baal-zeof the Red sea: and the children phon. of Israel went up hamessed out of 10 T And when Pharaoh drew the land of Egypt.

nigh, the children of Israel lifted 19 And Moses took the bones of up their eyes, and behold, the Joseph with him: for he had strait- Egyptians marched after them; ly sworn the children of Israel, and they were sore afraid : and the saying, God will surely visit you; children of Israel cried out unto and ye shall carry up my bones the LORD. away hence with you.

11 And they said unto Moses, 20 T And they took their journey Because there were no graves in from Succoth, and encamped in Egypt, hast thou taken us away to Etham, in the edge of the wilde die in the wilderness? Wherefore ness.

hast thou dealt thus with us, to car 2 And the LORD went before ry us forth out of Egypt? them by day in a pillar of a cloud, 12 Is not this the word that we to lead them the way; and by did tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let night in a pillar of fire, to give us alone, that we may serve the them light: to go by day and Egyptians ? For it had been better night.

for us to serve the Egyptians, than 12 He took not away the pillar that we should die in the wilderof the cloud by day, nor the pillar ness. of fire by night, from before the 13 And Moses said unto tho people.

people, Fear ye not, stand still, CHAP. XIV.

and see the salvation of the LORD, Pharaoh pursues the Israelites. which he will shew to you to-day: ses, saying

seen to-day, ye shall see them again 2 Speak unto the children of Is- no more for ever. rael, that they turn and encamp be 14 The LORD shall fight for you, fore Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and ye shall hold your peace. and the sea, over against Baal 15 T And the LORD said unto zephon: before it shall ye encamp Moses, Wherefore criest thou unto by the sea.

me? Speak unto the children of 3 For Pharaoh will say of the Israel, that they go forward : children of Israel, They are en 16 But lift thou up thy rod, and tangled in the land, the wilderness stretch out thy hand over the sea, hath shut them in.

and divide it: and the children of 4 And I will harden Pharaoh's Israel shall go on dry ground heart, that he shall follow after through the midst of the sea. them; and I will be honoured up 17 And I, behold, I will harden on Pharaoh, and upon all his host; the hearts of the Egyptians, and that the Egyptians may know they shall follow

them and I will that I am the LORD. And they get me honour upon Pharaoh, and

upon all his host, upon his chariots, 5 1 And it was told the king of and upon his horsemen. Egypt that the people fled: and the 18 i And the Egyptians shall heart of Pharaoh and of his ser- know that I am the LORD, when I vants was turned against the peo- have gotten me honour upon Phaple, and they said, Why have we raoh, upon his chariots, and upon done this, that we have let Israel his horsemen. go from serving us ?

19 1 And the angel of God which 6 And he made ready his chariot, went before the camp.of Israel, and took his people with him: removed, and went behind them

7 And he took six hundred cho- and the pillar of the cloud went sen chariots, and all the chariots of from before their face, and stood Egypt, and captains over every behind them: one of them.

20 And it came between the 8 And the LORD hardened the camp of the Egyptians and the heart of Pharaoh king of Egypt, camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and he pursued after the children and darkness to them, but it gava of Israel: and the children of light by night to these': so that the

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EXODUS, Moses' song of praise one came not near the other all the hath triumphed gloriously; the night.

horse and his rider hath he thrown 21 And Moses stretched out his into the sea. hand over the sea; and the LORD 2 The LORD is my strength and caused the sea to go back by a song, and he is become my salvastrong east wind all that

night, and tion ? he is my God, and I will made the sea dry land, and the prepare him a habitation; my waters were divided.

father's God, and I will exalt 22 And the children of Israel him. went into the midst of the sea 3 The LORD is a man of war: upon the dry ground: and the the LORD is his name. waters were a wall unto them on 4 Pharaoh's chariots and his their right hand, and on their left. host hath he cast into the sea : his

23 11 And the Egyptians pursued, chosen captains also are drowned and went in after them, to the in the Red sea.. midst of the sea, even all Pharaoh's 5 The depths have covered them : horses, his chariots, and his horse- they sank into the bottom as a men.

stone. 24 And it came to pass, that 6 Thy right hand, O LORD, is in the morning-watch the LORD become glorious in power

: thy looked unto the host of the Egyp: right hand, O LORD, hath dashed tians through the pillar of fire and in pieces the enemy. of the cloud, and troubled the host 7 And in the greatness of thine of the Egyptians,

excellency thou hast overthrown 25 And took off their chariot- them that rose up against thee: wheels, that they drave them heavi- thou sentest forth thy wrath, which ly: so that the Egyptians said, Let consumed them as stubble. us flee from the face of Israel; for 8 And with the blast of thy nosthe Lord fighteth for them against trils the waters were gathered tothe Egyptians.

gether, the floods stood upright as 26 1 And the LORD said unto a heap, and the depths were conMoses, Stretch out thy hand over gealed in the heart of the sea. the sea, that the waters may come 9 The enemy said, I will pursue, again upon the Egyptians, upon I will overtake, I will divide the their chariots, and upon their horse- spoil: my lust shall be satisfied men.

upon them; I will draw my sword, 27 And Moses stretched forth his my hand shall destroy them. hand over the sea, and the sea 10 Thou didst blow with thy returned to his strength when the wind, the sea covered them: they morning appeared ; and the Egyp- sank as lead in the mighty waters. tians fled against

it; and the LORD 11 Who is like unto thee, O overthrew the Egyptians in the LORD, among the gods ? who is midst of the sea.

like thee, glorious in holiness, fear28 And the waters returned, and ful in praises, doing wonders ? covered the chariots, and the 12 Thou stretchedst out thy right horsemen, and all the host of hand, the earth swallowed them. Pharaoh that came into the sea 13 Thou in thy mercy hast led after them: there remained not so forth the people which thou hast much as one of them.

redeemed: thou hast guided them 29 But the children of Israel in thy strength unto thy holy habiwalked upon dry land in the midst tation. of the sea; and the waters were a 14 The people shall hear, and be wall unto them on their right hand, afraid: sorrow shall take hold on and on their left.

the inhabitants of Palestina. 30 Thus the LORD saved Israel 15 Then the dukes of Edom shall that day out of the hand of the be amazed; the mighty men of Egyptians and Israel saw the Moab,

trembling shall take hold Egyptians dead upon the sea-shore: upon them; all the inhabitants of work which the LORD did upon 16 Fear and dread shall fall upon the Egyptians : and the people them; by the greatness of thine feared the LORD, and believed the arm they shall be as still as a stone; LORD, and his servant Moses.

till thy people pass over, O LORD, CHAP. XV.

till the people pass over, which The Song of Moses.

thou hast purchased. THEN sang Moses and

shalt bring them in, unto the LORD, and spake, saying, thine inheritance, in the place, I will sing unto the LORD, for hel0 LORD, which thou bast mada

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IVaters of Marah sweetened. CHAP. XVI.

Israelites murmur for thee to dwell in; in the sanc-l against Moses and Aaron in the tuary, O LORD, which thy hands wilderness : have established.

3 And the children of Israel said 18 The LORD shall reign for ever unto them, Would to God we had and ever.

died by the hand of the LORD in 19 For the horse of Pharaoh the land of Egypt, when we sat went in with his chariots and with by the flesh-pots, and when we did his horsemen into the sea, and the eat bread to the full: for ye have LORD brought again the waters of brought us forth into this wilderthe sea upon them: but the chil- ness, to kill this whole assembly dren of Israel went on dry land in with hunger. the midst of the sea.

4 1 Then said the LORD unto 2011 And Miriam the prophetess, Moses, Behold, I will rain bread the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel from heaven for you; and the in her hand, and all the women people shall go out and gather a went out after her, with timbrels, certain rate every day, that I may and with dances.

prove them, whether they will 21 And Miriam answered them, walk in my law, or no. Sing ye to the LORD, for he hath 5 And it shall come to pass, that triumphed gloriously: the se on the sixth day they shall preand his rider hath he thrown into pare that which they bring in ; the sea.

and it shall be twice as much as 22 So Moses brought Israel from they gather daily. the Red sea, and they went out 6 And Moses and Aaron said jato the wilderness of Shur; and unto all the children of Israel, At they went three days in the wilder-even, then ye shall know that the ness, and found no water.

LORD hath brought you out from 23 | And when they came to the land of Egypt: Marah, they could not drink of the 7 And in the morning, then ye waters of Marah; for they were shall see the glory of the LORD: bitter: therefore the name of it was for that he heareth your murmurcalled Marah.

ings against the LORD: And what 24 And the people murmured are we, that ye murmur against us? against Moses, saying, What shall 8 And Moses said, This shall be we drink?

when the LORD shall give you in 25 And he cried unto the LORD; the evening flesh to eat, and in the and the LORD shewed him a tree,' morning bread to the full; for that which when he had cast into the the LORD heareth your murmurwaters, the waters were made ings which ye murmur against sweet: there he made for them a him; And what are we? your murstatute and an ordinance, and there murings are not against us, but he proved them,

against the LORD. 26 And said, If thou wilt dili 9 11 And Moses spake unto Aaron, gently hearken to the voice of the Say unto all the congregation of LORD thy God, and wilt do that the children of Israel, Come near which is right in his sight, and before the LORD for he hath wilt give ear to his command heard your murmurings. ments, and keep all his statutes, I 10 And it came to pass, as will put none of these diseases Aaron spake unto the whole conupon thee, which I have brought gregation of the children of Israel, upon tho Egyptians: for I am the that they looked toward the wilderLORD that healeth thee.

ness, and behold, the glory of the 27 1 And they came to Elim, LORD appeared in the cloud. where were twelve wells of water, 11 | And the LORD spake untu and threescore and ten palm-trees! Moses, saying, and they encamped there by the 12 I have heard the murmurings waters.

of the children of Israel; speak CHAP. XVI.

unto them, saying, At even ye The Israelites murmur. shall eat flesh, and in the morning ND they took their journey ye shall be filled with bread: and gation of the children of Israel your God. came unto the wilderness of Sin, 13 And it came to pass, that at which is between Elim and Sinai, even the quails came up, and on the fifteenth day of the second covered the camp: and in the month after their departing out of morning the dew lay round about the land of Egypt.

the host. 2 And the whole congregation 14 And when the dew that lay of the children of Israel murmured I was gone up, behold, upon tire

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Quails and manna sent. EXODUS,

Manna preserved face of the wilderness there lay a keep my commandments and my small round thing, as small as the laws ? hoar frost on the ground:

29 See, for that the LORD hath 15 And when the children of given you the sabbath, therefore Israel saw it, they said one to he giveth you on the sixth day the another, It is manna: for they bread of two days: abide ye every wist not what it was. And Moses man in his place, let no man go said unto them, This is the bread out of his place on the seventh day. which the LORD hath given you to 30 So the people rested on the eat.

seventh day. 16 This is the thing which the 31 And the house of Israel called LORD hath commanded, Gather of the name thereof Manna: and it it every man according to his eat- was like coriander-seed, white; ing: an omer for ever man accord- and the taste of it was like wafers ing to the number of your persons, made with honey. take ye every man for them which 32 T And Moses said, This is the are in his tents.

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which the LORD command17 And the children of Israel eth, Fill an omer of it to be kept did so, and gathered, some more, for your generations; that they may Home less.

see the bread wherewith I have 18 And when they did mete it fed you in the wilderness, when I with an omer, he that gathered brought you forth from the land of much had nothing over, and he Egypt. that gathered little had no lack: 33 And Moses said unto Aaron, they gathered every man accord-Take a pot, and put an omer full ing to his eating.

of manna therein, and lay it up 19 And Moses said, Let no man before the LORD, to be kept for leave of it till the morning.

your generations. 20 Notwithstanding, they heark 34 As the LORD commanded ened not unto Moses; but some Moses, so Aaron laid it up before of them

left of it until the morning, the Testimony, to be kept. and it bred worms, and stank: and 35 And the children of Israel Moses was wroth with them. did eat manna forty years, until

21 And they gathered it every they came to a land inhabited : morning, every man according to they did eat manna, until they his eating: and when the sun wax- came unto the borders of the land ed hot it melted.

of Canaan. 22 1 And it came to pass, that on 36 Now an omer is the tenth the sixth day they gathered twice part of an ephah. as much bread, two omers for one

CHAP. XVII. man: and all the rulers of the con Water miraculously supplied.

23 And he said unto them. This A Niall the congregation of the is that which the LORD hath said, from the wilderness of Sin, after To-morrow is the rest of the holy their journeys, according to the sabbath unto the LORD: bake that commandment of the LORD, and which ye will bake to-day, and pitched in Rephidim: and there Beethe that ye will seethe; and was no water for the people to that which remaineth over, lay up drink. for you to be kept until the morn 2 Wherefore the people did chide ing.

with Moses, and said, Give us 24 And they laid it up till the water that we may drink. And morning, as Moses bade: and it Moses said unto them, Why chide did not stink, neither was there ye with me? wherefore do yo any worm therein.

tempt the LORD ? 25 And Moses said, Eat that to 3 And the people thirsted there day; for to-day is a sabbath unto for water; and the people murthe LORD, to-day ye shall not

find mured against Moses, and said, it in the field.

Wherefore is this that thou hast 26 Six days ye shall gather it; brought us up out of Egypt to kill but on the seventh day, which is us and our children and our cattle the sabbath, in it there shall be with thirst? none.

4 And Moses cried unto the 27 1 And it came to pass, that LORD, saying, What shall I do unthere went out some of the people to this people ? they be almost ready on the seventh day for to gather, to stone me. and they found none.

5 And the LORD said unto 28 And the LORD said unto Moses, Go on before the people, Moses, How long refuse ye to and take with thee of the elders of

Analek discomfited. CHAP. XVIII. Jethro meeteth Moses Israel: and thy rod, wherewith 1 (for he said, I have been an alien thou smotest the river, take in in a strange land :) thine hand, and go.

4 And the name of the other was 6 Behold, I will stand before Eliezer ; (for the God of my father, thee there upon the rock in Horeb; said he, was my help, and deliver and thou shalt smite the rock, ed me from the sword of Pharaoh :) and there shall come water out of 5 And Jethro, Moses' father-init, that the people may drink. And law, came with his sons and his Moses did so in the sight of the wifo unto Moses into the wilderelders of Israel.

ness, where he encamped at the 7 And he called the name of the mount of God: place Massah, and Meribah, be 6 And he said unto Moses, I thy cause of the chiding, of the chil- father-in-law

Jethro am come unto dren of Israel, and because they thee, and thy wife, and her two tempted the LORD, saying, Is the sons with her. LORD among us, or not?

71 And Moses went out to meet 8 Then came Amalek, and his father-in-law, and did obeifought with Israel in Rephidim. sance, and kissed him: and they

9 And Moses said unto Joshua, asked each other of their welfare : Choose us out men, and go out, and they came into the tent. fight with Amalek: to-morrow I 8 And Moses told his father-inwill stand on the top of the hill law all that the LORD had done with the rod of God in my hand. unto Pharaoh, and to the Egyp

10 So Joshua did as Moses had tians for Israel's sake, and all the said to him, and fought with Ama- travail that had come upon them lek: and Moses, Aaron, and Hur, by the way, and how the LORD dewent up to the top of the hill. livered them.

11 And it came to pass, when 9 And Jethro rejoiced for all the Moses held up his hand, that Is- goodness which the LORD had rael prevailed: and when he let done to Israel, whom he had deli. down his hand, Amalek pre- vered out of the hand of the vailed.

Egyptians. 12 But Moses' hands were hea 10 And Jethro said, Blessed be vy; and they took a stone, and put the LORD, who hath delivered you it under him, and he sat thereon : out of the hand of the Egyptians, and Aaron and Hur stayed up his and out

of the hand of Pharaoh, hands, the one on the one side, and who hath delivered the

people from the other on the other side ; and under the hand of the Egyptians. his hands were steady until the 11 Now I know that the LORD going down of the sun.

is greater than all gods: for in the 13 And Joshua discomfited thing wherein they dealt proudly, Amalek and his people with the he was above them. edge of the sword.

12 And Jethro; Moses' father-in14 And the LORD said unto law, took a burnt-offering and Moses, Write this for a memorial sacrifices for God: and Aaron in a book, and rehearse it in the came, and all the elders of Israel to ears of Joshua: for I will utterly eat bread with Moses' father-input out the remembrance of Ama- law before God. lek from under heaven.

13 T And it came to pass on the 15 | And Moses built an altar, morrow, that Moses sat to judge and called the name of it JEHO- the people and the people stood VAH-nissi :

by Moses from the morning unto 16 For he said, Because the the evening. LORD hath sworn that the LORD 14 And when Moses' father-inwill have war with Amalek from law saw all that he did to the peogeneration to generation.

ple, he said, What is this thing CHAP. XVIII.

that thou doest to the people? Jethro's Advice to Moses. Why sittest thou thyself alone, and

THEN Jethro the priest of all the people stand by thee from law, heard of all that God had done 15 And Moses said unto his for Moses, and for Israel his peo; father-in-law, Because the people ple, and that the LORD had come unto me to inquire of God: brought Israel out of Egypt: 16 When they have a matter,

2 Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-they come unto me, and I judge law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, between one and another, and I do after he had sent her back,

make them know the statutes of 3 And her two sons; of which God, and his laws. the name of the one was Gorshom;l 17 Aud Moscs' father-in-law said

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