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The firstborn slain.


Of the passoter. Egypt, when he smote the Egyptians, and Aaron, This is the ordinance of the and delivered our houses. And the peo- passover: there shall no stranger eat ple bowed the head and worshipped. thereof: 28 And the children of Israel went 44 But every man's servant that is away, and did as the LORD had com- bought for money, when thou hast cirmanded Moses and Aaron, so did they. cumcised him, then shall he eat thereof.

29 And it came to pass, that at mid 45 A foreigner and a hired servant night the LORD smote all the firstborn in shall not eat thereof. the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of 46 In one house shall it be eaten; thou Pharaoh that sat on his thrune unto the shalt not carry forth aught of the flesh firstborn of the captive that was in the abroad out of the house ; neither shall dungeon, and all the first born of cattle. ye break a bone thereof.

30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, 47 All the congregation of Israel shall e, and all his servants, and all the keep it. Egyptians; and there was a great cry 48 And when a stranger shall sojourn in Egypt: for there was not a house with thee, and will keep the passover where there was not one dead.

to the LORD, let all his males be cir. 31 | And he called for Moses and cuncised, and then let him come near Aaron by night, and said, Rise up, and and keep it; and he shall be as one that get you forth from among my people, is born in the land : for no uncircumboth ye and the children of Israel; and cised person shall eat thereof. go, serve the LORD, as ye have said. 49 One law shall be to him that is

32 Also take your flocks and your homeborn, and unto the stranger that herds, as ye have said, and be gone; sojourneth among you. and bless me also.

50 Thus did all the children of Israel; 33 And the Egyptians were urgent as the LORD commanded Moses and upon the people, that they might send Aaron, so did they. them out of the land in haste; for they 51 And it came to pass the selfsame said, We be all dead men.

day, that the LORD did bring the chil34 And the people took their dough dren of Israel out of the land of Egypt before it was leavened, their kneading- by their armies. troughs being bound up in their clothes upon their shoulders.

CHAPTER XIII. 35 And the children of Israel did ac- The firstborn are to be sanctified to God. 3 The cording to the word of Moses; and they menwrial of the passover is commanded. 11 borrowed of the Egyptians jewels of The firstlings of beasts are to be set a part, 17 silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment:

The Israelites go out of Egypt, and carry Jo. -36 And the LORD gave the people fa

seph's bones with them. 20 They come to vour in the sight of the Egyptians, so

Etham. 21 God guirieth them by a pillar of that they lent unto them such things

a cloud, and a pillar of fire. as they required: and they spoiled the ND the LORD spake unto Moses, Egyptians. 37 T And the children of Israel jour 2 Sanctify unto me all the firstborn, neyed from Rameses to Succoth, about whatsoever openeth the womb among six hundred thousand on foot that were the children of Israel, both of man and men, beside children.

of beast: it is mine. 338. And a mixed multitude went up 31 And Moses said unto the people, Also with them; and flocks, and herds, Remember this day, in which ye came even very much cattle,

out from Egypt, out of the house of 39 And they baked unleavened cakes bondage ; for by strength of hand the of the dough which they brought forth LORD brought you out from this place : pot of Egypt, for it was not leavened; there shall no leavened bread be eaten. because they were thrust out of Egypt, 4 This day came ye out in the month and could not tarry, neither had they Abib. prepared for themselves any victuals. 5 And it shall be when the LORD shall $40 1 Now the sojourning of the chil- bring thee into the land of the Canaandren of Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, was ites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, four hundred and thirty years.

and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, 41 And it came to pass at the end of which he sware unto thy fathers to the four hundred and thirty years, even give thee, a land flowing with milk and the selfsame day it came to pass, that honey, that thou shalt keep this service all the hosts of the LORD went out from in this month. the land of Egypt.

6 Seven days thou shalt eat unleaven42 It is a night to be much observed ed bread, and in the seventh day shall unto the LORD for bringing them out be a feast to the LORD. from the land of Egypt: this is that 7 Unleavened bread shall be eaten night of the LORD to be observed of all seven days; and there shall no leaventhe children of Israel in their genera- ed bread be seen with thee, neither tions."

shall there be leaven seen with thee in 43. 1 Aad the LORD said unto Moses all thy quarters.

A saying

Israel leave Egypt.

EXODUS. Pharaoh pursueth them. 8 | And thou shalt shew thy son in 22 He took not away the pillar of the that day, saying, This is done because cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by of that which the LORD did unto me night, from before the people. when I came forth out of Egypt. 9 And it shall be for a sign unto thee

CHAPTER XIV. upon thine hand, and for a memorial God instructeth the Israelites in their journey. between thine eyes, that the LORD'S 6 Pharaoh pursueth after them. 10 The 1s. law may be in thy mouth : for with a raelites murmur. 13 Moses comforteth then. strong hand hath the LORD brought

15 God instructeth Moses. 19 The cloud re thee out of Egypt.

moneth behind the camp. 21 The Israelites 10 Thou shalt therefore keep this ordi

pass through the Red sea. 23 The Egyptiang nance in his season from year to year.

pursuing them are drowned. shali" bring thee into the land of the AND the LORD spake unto Moses, Canaanites, as he sware unto thee and 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, to thy fathers, and shall give it thee, that they turn and encamp before Pit 12 That thou shalt set apart unto the hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, LORD all that openeth the matrix, and over against Baal-zephon: before id every firstling that cometh of a beast shall ye encamp by the sea. which thou hast; the male shall be the 3 For Pharaoh wili say of the children LORD's.

of Israel, They are entangled in the 13 And every firstling of an ass thou land, the wilderness hath shut them shalt redeem with a lamb; and if thou in. wilt not redeem it, then thou shalt 4 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, break his neck: and all the firstborn that he shall follow after them; and of man among thy children shalt thou will be honoured upon Pharaoh, and redeem.

upon all his host; that the Egyptians 14. And it shall be when thy son ask. may know that I am the LORD. And eth thee in time to come, saying, What they did so. is this ? that thou shalt say unto him, 5 1 And it was told the king of Egypt By strength of hand the LORD brought that the people fled: and the heart of us out from Egypt, from the house of Pharaoh and of his servants was turnbondage :

ed against the people, and they said, 15 And it came to pass, when Pharaoh Why have we done this, that we have would hardly let us go, that the LORD let Israel go from serving us? slew all the firstborn in the land of 6 And he made ready his chariot, and Egypt, both the firstborn of man, and took his people with him: the firstborn of beast : therefore I sac 7 And he took six hundred chosen rifice to the Lord all that openeth the chariots, and all the chariots of Egypt, matrix, being males; but all the first and captains over every one of them. born of my children I redeem.

8 And the LORD hardened the heart 16 And it shall be for a token upon of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he purthine hand, and for frontlets between sued after the children of Israel: and thine eyes : for by strength of hand the the children of Israel went out with a LORD brought us forth out of Egypt. high hånd.

17. And it came to pass, when Pha 9 But the Egyptians pursued, after raoh had let the people go, that God them, all the horses and chariots of led them not through the way of the Pharaoh, and his horsemen, and his land of the Philistines, although that army, and overtook them encamping was near; for God said, Lest peradven- by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, before ture the people repent when they see Baal-zephon. war, and they return to Egypt :

10 | And when Pharaoh drew nigh, 18 But God led the people about, the children of Israel lifted up their through the way of the wilderness of eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians marchthe Red sea: and the children of Is- ed after them; and they were some rael went up harnessed out of the land afraid : and the children of Israel cried of Egypt.

out unto the LORD. 1 Moses took the nes of Joseph 11 And they said unto Moses. Because with him: for he had straitly sworn there were no graves in Egypt, hast the children of Israel, saying, God will thou taken us away to die in the wilsurely visit you; and ye shall carry up derness? wherefore hast thou dealt my bones away hence with you.

thus with us, to carry us forth out of 20 And they took their journey from Egypt? Succoth, and encamped in Etham, in 12 Is not this the word that we did the edge of the wilderness.

tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, 21 And the LORD went before them that we may serve the Egyptians? For by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead it had been better for us to serve the them the way; and by night in a pil- Egyptians, than that we should die in lar of fire, to give them light; to go by the wilderness. day and night.

13 | And Moses said unto the people,

The sea divided.


The song of Moses. Kear ye not, stand still, and see the the LORD overthrew the Egyptians in salvation of the LORD, which he will the midst of the sea. shew to you to day: for the Egyptians 28 And the waters returned, and covwhom ye have seen to day, ye shall ered the chariots, and the horsemen, see them again no more for ever.

and all the host of Pharaoh that came 14 The LORD shall fight for you, and into the sea after them; there remainve shall hold your peace.

ed not so much as one of them. 15 And the LORD said unto Moses, 29 But the children of Israel walked Wherefore criest thou unto me? speak upon dry land in the midst of the sea; unto the chilaren of Israel, that they and the waters were a wall unto them go forward

on their right hand, and on their left. 16 But ht, triou up, thy rod, and 30 Thus the Lord saved Israel that stretch out tnine hand over the sea, day out of the hand of the Egyptians; and divide it: and the children of Is- and Israel saw the Egyptians dead uprael shals go on dry ground through on the sea shore. the midst of the sea.

31 And Israel saw that great work 17 And I, behold, I will harden the which the LORD did upon the Egyp. hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall tians : and the people feared the LORD, follow them: and I will get me honour and believed the Lord, and his servant upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host, Moses. upon his chariots, and upon his horse

CHAPTER XV. men. 18 And the Egyptians shall know that Moses' song. 22 The people find no water. 23 I am the LORD, when I have gotten me

The bitter waters at Sarah are sweetened. 97 honour upon Pharaoh, upon his char

The people come to Erim. jots, and upon his horsemen. 19. And the Angel of God, which THEN sang Moses and the children

of Israel this song unto the LORD, went before the camp of Israel, re- and spake, saying. I will sing unto the moved and went behind them; and the LORD, for he hath trinmphed gloripillar of the cloud went from before ously the horse and his rider hath he their face, and stood behind them : thrown into the sea.

20 And it came between the camp of 2 The LORD is my strength and song, the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and he is become my salvation : he is and it was a cloud and darkness to my God, and I will prepare him a habthem, but it gave light by night to itation; my father's God, and I will these : so that the one came not near exalt him. the other all the night.

3 The LORD is a man of war: the 21 And Moses stretched out his hand LORD is his name. over the sea; and the LORD caused the 4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath sea to go back by a strong east wind he cast into the sea : his chosen capall that night, and made the sea dry tains also are drowned in the Red land, and the waters were divided. sea. 22 And the children of Israel went 5 The depths have covered them: they into the midst of the sea upon the dry sank into the bottom as a stone. ground : and the waters were a wall 6 Thy right hand, O LORD, is become unto them on their right hand, and on glorious in power: thy right hand, O their left.

LORD, hath dashed in pieces the en23 | And the Egyptians pursued, and emy. went in after them to the midst of the 7 And in the greatness of thine excelsea, even all Pharaoh's horses, his char- lency thou hast overthrown them that iots, and his horsemen.

rose up against thee: thou sentest forth 24 And it came to pass, that in the thy wrath, which consumed them as morning watch the LORD looked unto stubble. the host of the Egyptians through the 8 And with the blast of thy nostrils pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troub- the waters were gathered together, the led the host of the Egyptians,

foods stood upright as a heap, and 25 And took off their chariot wheels, the depths were congealed in the heart that they drave them heavily: so that of the sea. che Egyptians said, Let us flee from 9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I the face of Israel; for the LORD fight- will overtake, I will divide the spoil; oth for them against the Egyptians. my lust shall be satistied upon them; 26 4 And the LORD said unto Moses, I will draw my sword, my hand shall Stretch out thine hand over the sea, destroy them. that the waters may come again upon 10 Thou didst blow with thy wind, the Egyptians, upon their chariots, and the sea covered them: they sank as upon their horsemen.

lead in the mighty waters. 27 And Moses stretched forth his hand 11 Who is like unto thee, O LORD, over the sea, and the sea returned to his among the gods? who is like thee, glostrength when the morning appeared ; rious in holiness, fearful in praises, and the Egyptians filed against it; and doing wonders ?


The song of Moses.'


Israel murmur. 12 Thou stretchedst out thy right

CHAPTER XVI. hand, the earth swallowed them. 13 Thou in thy mercy hast led forth The Israelites come to Sin. 2 They murmur for the people which thou hast redeemed :

want of bread. 4 God promiseth them bread, thou hast guided them in thy strength

from heaven. . 11 Grails are sent, 14 and unto thy holy habitation.

16 Directions concerning the manna.

25 None of it found on the sabbath. 32 An 14 The people shall hear, and be afraid :

omer of it is preserved. sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants of Palestina. 15 Then the Jukes of Edom shall be. A they took their journey from

Elim, and all the congregation of amazed; the mighty men of Moab, trem- the children of Israel came unto the bling shall take hold upon them; all the wilderness of Sin, which is between inhabitants of Canaan shall melt away. Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of

16 Fear and dreau shall fall upon them; the second month after their departing by the greatness of thine arın they shall out of the land of Egypt. be as still as a stone; till thy people 2 And the whole congregation of the pass over, O LORD, till the people pass children of Israel murmured against over, which thou hast purchased.

Moses and Aaron in the wilderness: w 17 Thou shalt bring them in, and plant And the children of Israel said unto them in the mountain of thine inherit-them, Would to God we had died by ance, in the place, O LORD, which thou the hand of the LORD in the land of hast made for thee to dwell in; in the Egypt, when we sat by the flesh pots, sanctuary,, O Lord, which thy hands and when we did eat bread to the full, have established.

for ye have brought us forth into this 18 The LORD shall reign for ever and wilderness, to kill this whole assembly ever.

with hunger. 19 For the horse of Pharaoh went in 4 | Then said the LORD unto Moses, with his chariots and with his horse- Behold, I will rain bread from heaven men into the sea, and the LORD brought for you; and the people shall go out again the waters of the sea upon them; and gather a certain rate every day, but the children of Israel went on dry that I may prove them, whether they land in the midst of the sea.

will walk in my law, or no. 20 | And Miriam the prophetess, the 5 And it shall come to pass, that on sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her the sixth day they shall prepare that hand; and all the women went out af- which they bring in; and it shall be ter her with timbrels and with dances. twice as much as they gather daily. 21 And Miriam answered them, Sing

6 And Moses and Aaron said unto all ye to the LORD, for he hath triumphed the children of Israel, At even, then ye gloriously: the horse and his rider hath shall know that the LORD hath brought he thrown into the sea.

you out from the land of Egypt: 22 So Moses brought Israel from the 7 And in the morning, then ye shall Red sea, and they went out into the see the glory of the LORD; for that he wilderness of Shur; and they went three heareth your murmurings against the days in the wilderness, and found no LORD: and what are we, that ye murwater.

mur against us? 23 T And when they came to Marah, 8 And Moses said, This shall be, when they could not drink of the waters of the LORD shall give you in the evenMarah, for they were bitter: therefore ing flesh to eat, and in the morning the name of it was called Marah. bread to the full; for that the LORD 24 And the people murmured against heareth your murmurings which ye Moses, saying, What shall we drink? inurmur against him: and what are 25 And he cried unto the LORD; and we ? your murmurings are not against the LORD shewed him a tree, which us but against the LORD. when he had cast into the waters, the 91 And Moses spake unto Aaron, Say waters were made sweet: there he made unto all the congregation of the children for them a statute and an ordinance, of Israel, Come near before the LORD: and there he proved them,

for he hath heard your murmurings. 26 And said, If thou wilt diligently 10 And it came to pass, as Aaron spake hearken to the voice of the LORD thy unto the whole congregation of the chil God, and wilt do that which is right dren of Israel, that they looked toward in his sight, and wilt give ear to his the wilderness, and, behold, the glory commandments, and keep all his stat. of the LORD appeared in the cloud. utes, I will put none of these diseases 11 And the LORD spake unto Moses, upon thee, which I have brought upon saying, the Egyptians : for I am the LORD that 12 I have heard the murmurings of the healeth thee.

children of Israel: speak unto them, 27 | And they came to Elim, where saying, At eyen ye shall eat flesh, and toere twelve wells of water, and three- in the morning ye shall be filled with score and ten palm trees; and they en- bread; and ye shall know that I am camped there by the waters.

the LORD your God.

Manna is given.


Israel at Rephidim 13 And it came to pass, that at even days: ahide ye every man in his place, the quails came up, and covered the let no man go out of his place on the camp : and in the morning the dew lay seventh day. sund about the host.

30 So the people rested on the seventh 14 And when the dew that lay was gone day, up, behold, upon the face of the wilder 31 And the house of Israel called the ness there iay a small round thing, as name thereof Manna: and it was like small as the hoar frost on the ground. coriander seed, white; and the taste of 15 And when the children of Israel it was like wafers made with honey. saw it, they said one to another, It is 32 | And Moses said, This is the manna : for they wist not what it was thing which the LORD commandeth, And Moses said unto them. This is the Fill an omer of it to be kept for your bread which the LORD hath given you generations; that they may see the to eat.

bread wherewith I have fed you in the 16 T This is the thing which the LORD wilderness, when I brought you forth Qath commanded, Gather of it every from the land of Egypt. man according to his eating, an omer 33 And Moses said unto Aaron, Take for every man, according to the num a pot, and put an omer full of manna per of your persons; take ye every man therein, and lay it up before the LORD, for them which are in his tents.

to be kept for your generations. 17 And the children of Israel did so, 34 As the LORD commanded Moses, and gathered, some more, some less. so Aaron laid it up before the Testi18 And when they did mete it with mony, to be kept. an omer, he that gathered much had 35 And the children of Israel did eat nothing over, and he that gathered lit- manna forty years, until they came to tle had no lack; they gathered every a land inhabited: they did eat manna, man according to his eating.

until they came unto the borders of 19 And Moses said, Let no man leave the land of Canaan. of it till the morning.

36 Now an omer is the tenth part of 20 Notwithstanding they hearkened an ephah. not unto Moses; but some of them left

CHAPTER XVII. of it until the morning, and it bred worms, and stank: and Moses was The people murmur for water at Rephidim. 5 wroth with them.

God sendeth them for water to the rock in Ho21 And they gathered it every morn

reb. 8 Amalek is overcome by the holding up ing, every man according to his eat of Moses' hands. 15 Moses buildeth the altar

Jehovah-nissi, ing: and when the sun waxed hot, it melted. 22. And it came to pass, that on the Appeall the congregation of the chil

dren of Israel journeyed from the sixth day they gathered twice as much wilderness of Sin, after their journeys, bread, two owners for one man: and all according to the commandment of the the rulers of the congregation came LORD, and pitched in Rephidim: and and told Moses.

there was no water for the people to 23 And he said unto them. This is drink. that which the LORD hath said, To 2. Wherefore the people did chide morrow is the rest of the holy sabbath with Moses, and said, Give us water unto the LORD: bake that which ye that we may drink. And Moses said will bake to day, and seethe that ye unto them, "Why chide ye with me? will seethe; and that which remaineth wherefore do ye tempt the LORD? over lay up for you to be kept until 3. And the people thirsted there for the morning

water: and the people purmured 24 And they laid it up till the morning, against Moses, and said, Wherefore is as Moses bade: and it did not stink, this that thou hast brought us up out neither was there any worm therein. of Egypt, to kill us and our children

25 And Moses said, Eat that to day; and our cattle with thirst? for to day is a sabbath unto the LORD: 4 And Moses cried unto the LORD, to day ye shall not find it in the field. saying, What shall I do unto this peo26 Six ays ye shall gather t; but ple? they be almost ready to stone me. on the seventh day, which is the sab 5 And the LORD said unto Moses, Go bath, in it there shall be none.

on before the people, and take with 27 And it came to pass, that there thee of the elders of Israel; and thy went out some of the people on the rod, wherewith thou smotest the river, seventh day for to gather, and they take in thine hand, and go.

6 Behold, I will stand before thee 28. And the LORD said unto Moses, there upon the rock in Horeb; and How long refuse ye to keep my com- thou shalt smite the rock, and there mandments and my laws?

shall come water out of it, that the 29 See, for that the LORD hath given people may drink.

And Moses did so you the sabbath, therefore he giveth in the sight of the elders of Israel. you on the sixth day the bread of two 7 And he called the name of the place

found none.

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