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Moses is sent to delfter Israel. CHAP. IV.

Moses' nga. 14 And God said unto Moses, I AM the God of Jacob, halb appeared onto THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thee. thou say unto the children of Israel, 1 6 And the LORD said farthermore AM hath sent me unto you.

unto him, Put now thine hand mto 15 And God said moreover unto thy bosom. And he put Lis hand into Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the his busom; and when be took it Oli, children of Israel, The LORD God of behold, his hand was leprous as snow. your fathers, the God of Abrabam, 7 And he said, Put thine hand into the God of Isaac, and the God of Ja-thy bosom again. And he put his hand cob, hath sent the unto you: this is into his bosom again, ant plucked it my name for ever, and this is my me out of bis boson; and, behold, it was morial unto all generations.

turned again as his other flesh. 26 Go and gather the elders of Israel 8 And it shall come to pass, tf they together, and say unto thein, The will not believe thee, neither scarken LORD God of your fathers, the God of to the voice of the first sign, that they Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, ap- will believe the voice of the latter sigli. peared unto me, saying, I have surely 9 And it shall come to pass, if they visited you, and scen that which is done will not believe also these two signs, to you in Egypt :

neither hearken unto thy voice, that 17 And I have said, I will bring you thou shalt take of the water of the up out of the atfliction of Egypt unto river, and pour is upon the dry lant : the land of the Canaanites, and the and the water, which thou takest out Hittites, and the Amorites, and the of the river, shall become blood upon Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Je- the dry land. busites, unto a land flowing with milk 10 And Moses said unto the LORD, and honey.

O nay Lord I am not eloquent, nei19 And they shall bearken to thy ther heretofore, nor since thou hast voice: and thou shalt come, thou and spoken unto thy serrant: put I am the elders of Israel, unto the king of slow of speech, and of a slow tongue. Egypt ; and yc shall say unto tin, 11 And the LORD said unto arm, The LORD God of the Hebrews hath who lath made inan's inouth or who met with us: and now let us go, we maketh the dumb, or deal, or the scebeseech thee, three days' journey into mg, or the blind? hasé not I the the wilderness, that we inay sacrifice LORD? to the LORD our God.

12 Now therefore go, and I will be 19 And I am sure that the king of with thy mouth, and teach thee what Egypt will not let you go, no, not by thou shalt say. a mighty hand.

13 And he said, O my Lord, senil, 20 And I will stretch out my band, I pray thee, by the band of him thons and smite Egypt with all my wonders thou wil: send. which I will do in the midst thereof: 14 And the anger of the LORD was and after that he will let you go. kindled against Moses; and he said,

21 And I will give this people favour is not Aaron the Levite thy brother in the sight of the Egyptians : and it I know that he can speak well. And shall come to pass, that, when ye go, also, behold, he cometh forth to meet ye shall not go empty ;

thee; and when he seeth thee, he will 99 But every wounan shall borrow of be glad m his beart. bet reighbour, and of her that sojourn 15 And thou shalt speak unto him, eth in her house, jewels of silver, and and put words in his inouth: and jewels of gold, and raiment: and re will be with thy mouth, and with his stall put them upon your sons, and up: month, and will teach you what ye on your daughters; and ye shall spoil shall do. the Égyptians.

16 And he shall be tby spokesman CHAP. IV.

unto the people : and he shall be, even

he sholl be to thee instead of a mouth, AND Aposes answered and said, But, and thou shalt be to him instead mi

behold, they will not believe me, God. nor hearken unto my voice : for they 17 Ant thou shalt take this rod in erill say, The LORD hath not appeared thine hand, wherewith thou shall do

signs. 2 And the LORD said unto him, 18 And loses went, and returned what is that in thine hand? And he to Jeibro his father-in-law, and said said, A rod.

unto him, Leline go, I pray thee, and 3 And be said, Cast it on the ground. return unto my brethren which are in And he cast it on the ground, and it Egypt, and see whether they be yet became a serpent ; and Moses fled from alive. And Jethro said to Moscs, Go before it.

in peace. 4 And the LORD said unto Moses, 19 And the LORD said unto Moses Put forth thine hand, and take it by the in Midian, Go, return into Egypt: for tail. And he put forth his hand and all the men are dead which sought thy caught it, and it became a rud in his life. and:

20 And Moses took his wife and hie That they may believe that the sons, and set thein upon an ass, and be LORD God of their fathers, the God returned to the land of Egypt. And of Abrahain, the God of Isaac, ana | Noses took be rod

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Voser Meeth into Midlan. 'EXODUS:

The burning buste 7 Then said his sister to Pharaoh's and God remeinhere his covenant daughter, Shall I go and call to tbee a with Abrahain, with Isaac, and wita nurse of the Hebrew women, that she Jacob. Inay nurse the child for thee

95 And God looked upon the chil8 And Pharaoh's daughter said to dren of Israel, and God bad respect her, Go. And the maid went and unto them. called the child's mother.

CHAP. II. 9 And Pharaoh's daughter said unto NOW, Moses kepth the Lock

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the for ine, and I will give thee thy wages. priest of Midian : and he led the flock And the woman took the child, and to the back side of the desert, and nursed it.

came to the mountain of God, even to 10 And the child grew, and she Horeh. brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, 2 And the angel of the LORD apand he became her son. And she called peareil unto him in a flame of fire, out his name Moses : and she said, Because of the midst of a hush : and he looked, I drew him out of the water.

and, behold, the bush burried with fire, II 1 And it came to pass in those and the bush was not consumed. days, when Moses was grown, that he 3 And Moses said, I will now turn went out unto his brethren, and looked aside, and see this great sight, why the on their burdens : and he espied an bush is not burrit. Egyptian smiting an Hebrew, one of 4 And when the LORD saw that he his brethren.

turned aside to sce, God called unto 12 And he looked this way and that bin oyt of the midst of the bush, and way, and, when he saw that there was said, Moses, Moses. And he said, no man, he slew the Egyptian, and hid Here am I. him in the sand.

5 And he said, Draw not nigh hither: 13 And when he went out the second put off thy shoes from off thy feet ; for day, behold, two men of the Hebrews the place whereon thou standest is hustrove together : and he said to him ly ground. that did the wrong, Wherefore sinitest 6 Moreover he said, I am the God of thou thy fellow

thy father, the God of Abraham, the 14 And he said, who made thee a God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. prince and a judge over us? intendest And Moses hid his face ; for he was thou to kill me, as thou 'killedst the afraid to look upon God. Egyptian? And Moses feared, and said, 7 And the LORD said, I have surely Surely this thing is known.

seen the affliction of my people which 15 Now when Pharaoh heard this are in Egypt, and have heard their crv thing, he sought to slay Moses. But by reason of their taskmasters; for I Moses fled from the face ot' Pharaoh, know their sorrows; and dwelt in the land of Midian : And 8 And I am come down to deliver be sat down by a well.

them out of the hand of the Egyptians, 10 Now the priest of Midian had seven and to bring them up out of that land daughters : and they came and drew unto a good land and a large, unto a water, and filled the troughs to water land flowing with milk and honey ; their father's tock.

unto the place of the Canaanites, and 17 And the shepherds came and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the drove them away: but Moses stood up Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the and helped them, and watered their Jebusites, flock.

9 Now therefore, behoid, the cry of 19 And when they came to Reuel the children of Israel is come unto their father, he said, How is it that you me : and I have also sean the oppresare come so soon to-day?

sion wherewith the Egyptians oppress 19 And they said, An Egyptian de them. livered as out of the hand of the shep 10 Come now, therefore, and I will berds, and also drew water enough for send thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayus, and watered the flock.

est bring forth my people, the chsidren 29 And he said unto his daughters, of Israel, out of igypt. And where is he why is it that ye u And Moses said unto God, who have left the man ? call hiin, that he am 1, that I should go unto Pharaob, may eat bread.

and that I should bring forth the chil21 And Moses was content to dwell dren of Israel out of Egypt? with the mean : and he gave Moses Zip 12 And he said, Certainly I will be porab his daughter.

with thee : and this shall be a token 29 And she bare him a son, and le unto thee that I have sent thee; When called his name Gershom: for he said, thou hast brought forth the people out ? have been a stranger in a strange of Egypt, ye sball serve God' upon this land.

Inountain. 23 [ And it caine to pass, in process 13 And Moses said unto Gort, Beof time, that the king of Egypt died, bold, when I come unto the children and tbe children of israel sighed by of Israel, and shall say anto them, Teason of the bondage, and they cried'; / The God of your fathers hath sent me and their cry came up unto God, by unto yo!; and they shall say to me, terson of the bondage.

What is bis nav.er what shall I say ube 4+ And God heard their groaning, to their

Moses is sent to deliver Israel. CHAP. IV.

Moses signes 14 And God said unto Moses, I AM, the God of Jacob, hath appeared onto THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thee. thou say unto the children of Israel, I 6 And the LORD said farthermore AM bath sent me unto you.

unto him, Put now thing band into 15 And God said moreover unto thy bosom. And he put his hand into Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the his bosom; and when be took it Osl, children of Israel, The LORD God of behold, his hand was leprous as snow. your fathers, the God of Abrabam, 7 And he said, Put thine hand into the God of Isaac, and the God of Ja-thy bosorn again. And he put his hand cob, hath sent me unto you: this is into his bosom again, and plucked it my name for ever, and this is my me out of bis bosom; and, behoid, it was inorial unto all generations.

turned again as his other fiesh. 26 Go and gather the elders of Israel 8 And it shall come to pass, if they together, and say unto them, The will not believe thee, neither dearken LORD God of your fathers, the God of to the voice of the first sign, that they Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, ap- will believe the voice of the latter sigt. peared unto me, saying, I have surely 9 And it shall come to pass, if they visited you, and seen that which is done will not believe also these two signs, to you in Egypt :

neither hearken unto thy voice, that 17 And I trave said, I will bring you thou shalt take of the water of the up out of the affliction of Egypt unto river, and pour it upon the dry lan! : the land of the Canaanites, and the and the water, which thou takest out Hittites, and the Amorites, and the of the river, shall become blood upon Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Je- the dry land. busites, unto a land flowing with milk 10 And Moses said unto the LORD, and honey.

say Lord I am not eloquent, nei19 And they shall bearken to thy ther heretofore, nor since thou hast voice, and thou shalt come, thou and spoken unto thy servant : ut la the elders of Israel, unto the king of slow of speech, and of a slow congue. Egypt ; and vc

shall say unto him, 11 And the LORD said unto bum, The LORD God of the Hebrews hath who hath made inan's inouth or who met with us : and now let us go, we maketh the dumb, or deal, or the seebeseech thee, three days' journey into mg, or the blind hare not I the the wilderness, that we inay sacrifice LORD! to ibe LORD oor God.

19 Now therefore go, and I will be 19 And I am sure that the king of with thy mouth, and teach thee what Egypt will not let you go, no, not by thou shalt say. a mighty hand.

13 And he said, O my Lord, send, 20 And I will stretch ont my band, I pray thee, by the band of him welona and sinite Egypt with all my wonders thou will send. which I will do in the mids: thereof: 14 And the anger of the LORD was and after that he will let you go. kindled against Moses, and he said,

21. And I will give this people favour Is not Aaron the Levite thy brother in the sigbt of the Egyptians : and it I know that he can speak well. And sball come to pass, that, wlien ye go, also, behold, he cometh forth to meet ye shall not go empty ;

thee; and when he seeth thee, he will 99 But every woman shall borrow of be glad i his beart. bet neighbour, and of her that sojourn 15 And thou shalt speak unto him, eth in her house, jewels of silver, anu and put words in his motith: and I jewels of gold, and raiment: and re will be with thy mouth, and with his stall put them upon your sons, and up-month, and will teach you what ye on your daughters; and ye shall spoil shall do. the Egyptians.

16 And he shall be thy spokesman CHAP. IV.

unto the people : and be shall be, even

he sholl be to thee instead of a mouth, ND Moses answered and said, But, and thou shalt be to him instead er nor hearken unto my voice : for they 17 Ant tbou shalt take this rod in will say, The LORD hath not appeared thine band, wherewith thou shalt do

signs. 2 And the LORD said unto him, 18 And loses went, and returned what is that in thine band? And he to Jetbro his fatber-in-law, and said said, A rod.

unto him, Let ine go, I pray thee, and 3 And be said, Cast it on the ground. return unto my brethren wbich are in And he cast it on the ground, and it Egypt, and see whether they be yet became a serpent; and Moses fied from alive. And Jethro said to Moses, Go before it.

in peace. 4 And the LORD said unto Moses,

19 And the LORD said unto Moses Put forth thine hand, and take it by the in Midian, Go, return into Egypt : for tall. And he put forth his hand and all the rren are dead which sought thy caught it, and it became a rod in his life. bandt:

20 And Moses took his wife and his s That they may believe that the sons, and set them upon an ass, and be LORD God of their fathers, the God! returned to the land of Egypt. And

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The Israelites' last increased. EXODOS.

Deliverance premiare. et And the LORD sad unto Moses, they did make heretofore, you shall lay When thou goest to return mto Egypt, upon them, you shall not diminnu see that thou do all those wonders becaught thereof: for they be idle; there. forc Pharaoh, which I have put in thine Core they cry, saying, let us go out hand: but I will harden his heart, that sacrifice to our God be shall not let the people go.

9 Let there more work be laid upon 22 Ana chou shale say unto Pharaoh, the men, that they may labour thereThus saith the LORD, Israel is my son, in; and let them not regard vain con iny first-born :

words. 23 And I say unto thee, Let my son 10 And the task-masters of the people go, that be may serve me: and it thou went out, and their officers, and they refuse to let biin go, bebola, I will slay spake to the people, saying, Thus thy son, even thy first-born.

saith Pharaoh, I will not give you 24. And it came to pass, by the straw. way in the inn, that the LORD met 11 Go ye, get you straw where you him, and sought to kill him.

can find it yet not aught of your 25 Then Zipporah took a sharp stone, work shall be diminished. and cut off the foreskin of her son, and 12 [ So the people were scattered cast it at his feet, and said, Surely a abroad throughout a! the land of Egypt bloody husband are thou to ine. to gather stubble instead of straw.

26 So he let him go : then she said, 13 And the task-masters basted thens A bloody husband thou art, because of saying, Fulfil your works, your daily the circumcision.

tasks, as when there was straw. 27 | And the LORD said to Aaron, 14 And the officers of the cbildren Go ir to the wilderness to ineet Moses. of Israel, wbich Pharaoh's task-masters And he went, and met bim in the bad set over them, were beaten, and mount of God, and kissed him. demanded, Wherefore have ye not ful.

28 And Moses told Aaron all the filled your task in making brick, both words of the LORD wbo bad sent him, yesterday and to-day, as heretofore? and all the signs which he had com 15 Then the officers of the children manded him.

of Israel came and cried unto Pharaoh, 29 And Moses and Aaron went, and saying, Wherefore dealest sbou thus gathered together all the elders of the with thy servants : children of Israel:

16 There is no straw given unto thy 30 And Aaron spake all the words serrants, and they say to us, Make which the LORD had spoken unto Mo- brick: and, behold, thy servants are ses, and did the signs in the sight of beaten; but the fault is in thine own the people.

people. 31 And the people believed : and 17 But be said, Ye are idle, ye are when they heard that the LORD had idle ; therefore ye say, Let us go and

visited the children of Israel, and that do sacrifice to the LORD. he had looked upon their affliction, 18 Go therefore now, and work; then they bowed their beads and wor-for there shall ro straw be given you shipped.

yet shall you deliver the tale of bricks. CHAP. V.

19 and the officers of the children A XD afterward Moses aad Aaron of Israel did see that they were in evil

went in, and told Pharaoh, Thus case, after it was said, Ye shall not saith the LORD God of Israel, Let my minisha aught from your bricks of your people go, that they may hold a feast daily task. unto me in the wilderness.

20 And they met Moses and Aaron, 9 And Pharaoh said, who is the who stood in the way, as they came LORD, that I should obey his voice to forth from Pharaoh ; let Israel go! I know not the LORD, 21 And they said unto them, The neither will I let Israel go.

LORD look upon you, and judge; be3 And they said, The God of the cause you have made our savour to be Hebrews bará met with us : let us go, abhorred in the cyes of Pharaoh, and we pray thee, three days' journey into in the eyes of bis servants, to put a the desert, and sacrifice unto the LORD sword in their hand to slay us. our God; lest he fall upon us with 22 | And Moses returned unto the pestilence, or with the sword.

LORD, and said, LORD, wherefore bast 4 And the king of Egypt said unto thou so evil-entreated this people ? them, wherefore do ye, Moses and why is it that thou hast sent me? Aaron, let the people from their works? 23 For since I came to Pharaob to Get you unto your burdene.

speak in thy name, he hath done evil 5 And Pharaoh said, Behold, the to this people; neither bast thou depeople of the land now are many, and livered thy people at all. you make them rest from their burdens.

CHAP. vi. 69 And Pharaola commanded the THEN the LORD said unto Moses, same day the task-masters of the people, and their officers, saying, to Pharaoh : for with a strong hand

7 Ye shall no more give the people sbali he let them go, and with a strong straw to make brick, as heretofore: hand shall be drive them out of his let them go and gather straw for theinland. selres.

2 And God spake unto Moses, and 3 And the tale of the bricks, wbich' said unto him i am the LORD:

Lees's geneelogy. Vases CHAP. VII. encouraged to go !o Pharan.

3 and I appeared unto Abraham, 20 And Amiam took bim Jochebed, onto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the his father's sister, to wife ; and sbe name of God Almighty ; but by my bare hiru Aaron and Moses. And the Raine JEHOVAH was I not known to years of the life of Amram were an thein

hundred and thirty and seven years. 4 And I have also established my 21. And the sons of Izbar; Korab, and covenant with them, to give them the Ncpbeg, and Zichri. Land of Canaan, the land of their pil 29 And the sons of Uzziel ; Mishael, Eriinage, wherein they were strangers. and Elzapban, and Zithri.

s And I have also heard the groaning 93 And Aaron took him Elisbeba, of the children of Israel, whom the daughter of Amminadab, sister of Nan Egyptians keep in bondage ; and 1 sbon, to wise ; and sbe bare him Nabave remembered my covenant. dab and Abihu, Eleazar and Itbamar.

6 Wherefore say unto the children 24 And the sons of Korah; Asolr. of Israel, I am the LORD, and I will and Elkanah, and Abiasaph : these are bring you out from under the burdens the fainilies of the Korbites. of the Egyptians, and I will rid you out 25 And Eleazar, Aaron's son, took of their bondage ; and I will redeem him one of the daughters of Putiel to you with a stretched-out arn, and with wife; and she bare him Phinchas : these great judgments:

are the heads of the fathers of the Le7 And I will take you to me for a vites, according to their families. people, and I will be to you a God : 96 These are that Aaron and Moses and ye shall know that I am the LORD to whom the LORD said, Bring out the your God, which bringeth you out froin children of Israel from the land of under the burdens of the Egyptians. Egypt, according to their armies

* And I will bring you in unto the 27 These are they wbich spake to land, concerning the which I did swear Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring out to give it to Abrabain, to Isaac, and to the children of Israel from Egypt. Jacob; and I will give it you for an these are that Moses and Aaron. heritage : I am the LORD.

29 | And it came to pass, on the day 9. Ani Moses spake so unto the when the LORD spake unto Moses in children of Israel : but they hearkened the land of Egypt, not unto Moses, for anguish of spirit, 29 That the LORD spake unto Moses, and for cruel bondage.

saying, I am the LORD : speak thou . 10 | And the LORD spake unto Mo- unto Pharaoh king of Egypt all that ses, saying,

say unto thee. ií Go in, speak unto Pharaoh king of 30 And Moses said before the LORD, Egypt, that be let the children of Israel Behold, I'on of uncircuncised lips, 80 out of his land.

and how shall Pharaoh hearken untu 12 And Moses spake before the me? LORD, saying, Behold, the children of

CHAP. VII. how then shall Pharaoh hear me, Who AP the LORD said unto Moses, See,

I bave made thee a god to Pharaob; am of uncircumcised lips?

and Aaron thy brother shall be thy 13 And the LORD spake unto Moses prophet. and unto Aaron, and gave them a 2 Thou shalt speak all that I comcharge unto the children of Israel, and mand thee; and Aaron thy brother unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring shall speak unto Pharaoh, that he send the children of Israel out of the land of the children of Israel out of his land. Egypt.

3 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, 14 These be the heads of their fa- and multiply my signs and my wonthers' houses : The sons of Reuben, ders in the land of Egypt. the firsi-born of Israel; Hanoch, and 4 But Pharaoh shall not bearkers Phallu, Hezron, and Carmi: these be unto you, that I may lay my hand upthe families of Reuben.

on Egypt, ar:d bring forth mine ar15 And the sons of Simeon ; Jemuel, mies, and my people the children of and Samin, and Obad, and Jachin, and Israel, out of the land of Egypt by Zohar, and Shaul, the son of a Canaan- great judgments. itish woman : these are the families o! 5 And the Egyptians shall know that Suneon.

I am the LORD, when I stretch forth 16 And these are the names of the mine hand upon Egypt, and bring out sons of Levi, according to their gen- the children of Israel from among them. erations ; Gershon, and Kohath, and 6 And Moses and Aaron did as the Merari. 'And the years of the life of LORD commanded them, so did they. levi were an hundred thirty and seven 7 And Moses was tourscore years years.

old, and Aaron fourscure and three 17 The sons of Gershon ; Lihni, and years old, when they spake unto PbaShiini, according to their families. ranb.

18 And the sons of Kohath; Ainram, 81 And the LORD spake unto Mo and Izhar, and chron, and Uzziel. ses and unto Aaron, saying, And the years of the life of Kohath were 9 When Pharaoh shall speak unto an laindred thirty and three years. vou, saying, Shew a miracle for you :

19. And the song of Merari ; Mabali, then thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take and Mushi : these are the families of thy rod, and cast it belore Pharaoh, Levi, according to their generasions. and it shall become a serpen!,

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