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task increascd. eon, and cast ic at his feet, and said, lay upon them; ye shall not diminish Surely a bloody husband art thou to anghi thereof': for tlcy be idle; there

fore they cry, saying, Let us go and 26 So he let hin go: then she said, A sacrifice to our God. oloody husband thou art, because of 9 Let there more work be laid upon the circumcision,

the men, that they may labour lherein, 27 1. And the LORD said to Arron, and let them not regard vain worris. Go into the wilderness to incet Nioses. 10 i And the task-mnastcrs of tlie And he went, and met him in the people went out, and their oflicers, inount of God, and kissed him. and they spake to the people, saying,

28 And Nioses told Auron all the Thus sailh Pharaob, I will not give words of the LORD who bad sent him, you straw. and all the signs which he had com- 11 Go ye, get you straw where ye manded liim,

can find it: yet not auglit of your 29 T Avd Moses and Aaron went, and work shall be diminished. gathered together all the elders of the 12 So the people were scattered children of Israel.

abroad throughout all tbe land of 30 And Aaron spake all the words Egypt, to gather stubble instead of which the LORD liad spoken unto Mostraw. ges, and did the signs in the sight of 13 and the task.masters hasted them, the people.

saying, Fulfil your works, your daily 31 And the people believed: and tasks, as when there was stras. when they heard that the Lord bad 14 And the officers of the cbildren oi visiled the children of Israel, and Israel, which Pharaoh's task-niasters that be had looked upon their amic bad set over them, were beaten, and tlun, then they bowed their beads and demanded, Wherefore have ye not fulworshipped.

lilled your task in making brick, boil CHAP. V.

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went in, and told Pharaoh, Thus cren of Israel cane and cried unto saith the LORD God of Israel, Letiny Pharaoh, saying, Wheresore dealest people gi), that they inay hold a least thou thing with thy servants ? unto me in the wilderness.

16 There is no straw given unto thy 2 And Pharaoh said, Who is the servants, and they say to us, Make LOAD, that I should obey his voice to brick: and, bebold, thy servants are let Israel go? I know not the LORD, beaten; but the fault is in thine own neither will I let Israel go.

people. 3 And they said, The God of the IIe- 1ñ But he said, Ye are idle, ye are drews hath met with :19; let us go, idle: Tlierefore ye say, Let us go, and we piny thee, three days' journey into do sacrifice to the LORD. the desert, and sacrifice unto the LORD 18 Go therefore now and work : for our God; lest lie tall upon us with there shall no straw be given you, pestilence, or with the sword. yet shall ye deliver the tale of bricks.

4 And the king of Egypt said unto 19 And the officers of the children of Ibem, Wherefore do ye, Dioses and Israel did see that they were in evil Aaron, let the people from their case, alder it was said, Ye sball 1100 works? get you unto your burdens. ininishi Ought from your bricks of

5 And Pharaoh said, Behold, the your daily task. people of the land now are many, and 2017 And they met Moses and Aaron, remake thein rest froin their burdens who stood in the way, as they came

6 1 And Pharaoh cominanded the forth from Pharaoli: same day the task magters of the peo- 21 And they said unto them, The ple, and their officers, saying, Lord look upon you, and judge; be

7 Ve sball no more give the people cause ye have made our savour to he etran to make brick, as heretoforc: abborred in the eyes of Pharaoh, and let them go and gallicr straw for them in the eyes of bis servants, to put a Elves.

sword in their hand to slay us. And the tale of the bricks, which 22 T And Moses relurped unto the they did make herctofore, yo elal| LORD, and said, Lon!,wherefore just

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promise to Israel. thou so evil-entreated this people? | bave not bcarkened unto me; bow why is it that thou hast sent me? then shall Pbaraob hear me, who am

25 For since I came to Pharaoh to of uncircumcised lips? speak in thy name, he hath done evil 13 And the Lord spake unto Moses to this people: neither bast thou de and unto Aaron, and gave them a livered thy people at all.

charge unto the children of Israel, and

unto Pharaoh king of Egypk, to bring CHIAP. VI.

the cbildren of Israel out of the land THEN the chou see what I would like in these be the beads of their fa do to Pharaoh: for with a strong hand thery houzcs: The song of Reuben, shall ho let them go, and with a the first-born of Israel; Hanoch, ani atrung hand shall be drive them out or Palu, Hezron, and Carmi: these be his land.

the families of Heuben. 2 And God spake unto Moses, and 15 s And the song of Simeon ; Jem Baid unto him, I am the LORD: uel, and Jamin and Ohad, and Jachin,

3 And I appeared unto Abraham, and Zohar, and Shaul, the son of a unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, hy the Canaanitish woman: these are the fa name of God Alinighty; but by my milies of Simeon. naine JEHOVAH was I not known 16 And these are the names of the to them.

sons of Levi, according to tbeir gene4 And I have also established my rations; Gershon, and Kohath, and covenant with thein, to give then the Merari. And the years of the life of land of Canaan, the land of their pil. Leri were a luudced thirty and seven grimage, wherein they were stran- sears. gers.

17 The sons of Gershon; Libni, and o And I have also heard the grouning Shimi, according to their families. of the children of Israel, whoin the 18 And the sons of Kohatb; Amram, Egyptians keep in bondage; and I and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel. have reinenbered my covenant. And the years of the life or Kobit!

6 Wherefore say unto the children of crea hundred tires and three years. Israel, I am the Lord, and I will 19 And the sons of Merari; Mabali, bring you out from under the burdens and Mushi: these are the families of of the Egyptians, and I will rid you Leri, according to their generatione. out of their bondage, and I will re- 20 And Amram took him Jochebed deern you with a stretched-out arm, his father's sister to wise; and sie and with great judgments,

ibare hiin Aaron and Moses. And the 7 And I will take you lo me for a years of the life or Amram were a people, and I will be to you a God : hundred and thirty and seven years. and ye shall know that I am the LORD| 21 And the sons of Izbar; Korah, your God, which bringeth you out and Nephes, and Zicbri. Troid under the burdens of the Egyp. 22 And the sons of Uzziel; Mishael, tiang.

and Elzappan, and Zithri. S And I will bring you in unto the 23 and Aaron look bim, Elisheba, land, concerning the which I did daughter of Amminadab, sister of swear to give it to Abraham, to Isaac, Naashon, to wife; and she bare him and to Jacob; ud I will give it you Nadab and Abibu, Eleazar and Itliafor a heritage: I am the LORD.

9 And Nüsey spake go upto the cbil. 24 And the sons of Korab; Assir, dreu of Israel: but they hearkened not and Elkanab, and Abiasaph: these are unto Moses, for anguish or spirit, and we lamilies of the Korbites. for cruri bondage.

25 And Eleazar, Aaron's son, took 10 1 and the LORD spake unto Mo- him one or wie daughters of Putiel to 6e9, saying,

wife; and she bare him Phinehas: 11 Goin, speak unto Pharaoh king these are the heads of the fathers of of Egyph that he let the children of the Levites, according to their famiIsrael go out of his land.

lies. 12 Aod Moses spake before the LORD, 26 These are that Aaron and Mosea, Gaying, Beliold, the cbildren or Igracillo whom the Loros2id, Bring out the

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becomes a serpent. children of Israel from the land of 11 Then Pharaob also called the wine Egypt, according to their armies. men and the sorcerers: nav the ma

27 These are they which spake to gicians of Egypt, they also did in like Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring out manner with their enchantments. the children of Israel from Egypt: 12 For they cast down everyınan bis these are that Moses and Aaron. rod, and they became serpente: but

29 T And it came to pass, on the day Aaron's rod swallowed up Weir rods. when the LORD spake unto Nioses in 13 And he hardened Pharaoli's lieart, the land of Egpt,

that he learkened not unto tbem; as 29 That Ure LORD spake unto Moses, the LOild lad said. saying, I ain ibe Lond; speak thou 14 fi And the Lond said unto Nioses, unto Pharaol king of Egypt all that I Pharaoh's beart is hardened, be re say unto thee.

fuseth to let the people go. 30 And Moses said before the LOND, 15 Get thee unto Pixuraol in the Behold, I am oil uncircumcised lips, inorning ; lo, he goeth out into the and how'anali Pharaoli niearkeu unto water; and thou shalt stand by the ane?

river's brink against be come; and CHAP. VII.

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See, I have made thee a god to 16 And thou s!ialt say unto him, Plaraoh; and Aaron thy brother shall The LORD God of the Hebrews hath de thy proplieta

sent me unto thee, saying, Let my % Thou shall speak all that I com- people go, that they may serve me in mam thee; and Aaron thy brother the wilderness: and, behold, hitherto shall speak unto Pharaoh, that ho send thou wouldest not liéar. the children of Israel out of his land. 17 Thus saith the LOILD, In this thou

3 Aud I will harden Pharaoh's beari, shalt know that I am the LORD: beand multiply my signs and my wou hold, I will smile with the rod that is ders in the land of Egype

in my land upon the waters which are 4 But Pharaou shall not learken in the river, and they sball be turned unlo you, that I may lay my hand to blood. upon Egypt, and bring forth nine ar- 18 And'the fsb that is in the river, mies, and my people the children or shall die, and the river shall stink Israel, out of the land of Egypt, by cuid the Egsptians shall loalle to drink great judgments.

or the water of the river. 5 And the Egyptians shall know that 19 T And die LORD spake unto no I am the LORD, when I stretch forth ses, Say unto Aaron, Take thy ride my liand upon Egypt, and bring out and stretch out thy hand upon the the children of Israel liom ainong waters of Egypt, upon their streams, thein,

upon their rivers, and upon tlieic 6 And ses and Aaron did as the ponds, and upon all their pools or LOND commanded them, so did they. water, that they may become blood;

7 And Nioses was fourscore years and that there may be blood throughold, and Aaron lourscore curl three out all the lands of Egypt, both in vesyears old, when they spake unto l'ba- sels of wood, and in vessels of stone. raoh.

211 Aud Nloses ud Auron did 8 17 And the LORD spake unto Moses the Lord commanded : and be listed and unto Arlon, saying,

up the rod, and oniote the waters that 9 When Pharaoh shall speak unto were in the river, in the sight of Playou, saying, Show a miracle lor you: cava, and in the sight of lus servants; Lien thou shat say unto Aaron, Take und all the watcrs that were in the thy rod, and cast it before Pharaoh, river were turned to blood. and it shall become a serpent.

21 And the fish that was in the rives 10 1 ud Moses and Aaron went in died; and the river slank, and the tuto Pharaol, and wey did so as the Egyptiana could not drink of the wa Lond bad commanded; and Anronter of the river; and there was blood Cast down his rod before Pharaob, and throughout all the land of Egypt. before his servants, and it became a 22 And the magicians of Egypt did Berpent .

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The plague of

frogs and lice. raol's heart was hardened, neither 11 And the trogs shall depart froin did be hearken unto them; as tbether, and from tby houses, and from Load had said,

uy servants, and frons thy people; 23 And Pharaoh tumed, uru went they siiall remain in the river only. into his house, neither did he set bis 12 And Mogee and Aaron went out beart to this also.

from Pharaoh: and Moses cried uuto 24 And all the Egyptians digged the LORD because of the frogs which round about the river for water to he bad brought against l'haraoh. drink; for they could not drink of the 13 And the Lond did according to water of the river.

the word of Moses; and the froga died 25 And seven days were fulfilled after out of the bouses, out of the villaves, that the LORD bad emitten the river. and out of the fields. CHAP. Vill.

14 And they gathered them together Nn the Lord apake into Moses, upon beaps; and the land stank.

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hin, Thus saith the LORD, Let my was respite, he bardened his bcart, people go, that they may acrve me. and hearkened oot upto them; as the

2 nd if thou refuse to let them go, Lond bad seid. behold, I will smile all thy borders 16 T And the Lonü said unto Moses, with frogs:

Say unto Aarora, Stretch out thy rod, 3 And the river shall bring forth and smite the dust of the land, that it frogs abundantly, which shall go up, may become lice throughout all the and come into liy house, and into thy land of Egypt lurd-chamber, und upon thy bed, uid 17 And they did so:fordaron etreten. into the house of why eervants, and ed out his hand with his rod,and smole upon thy people, and into thine overs, the dust of tue earth, and it became and into thy kneading-trouglis : Lice in inan and in bcost; all the duet

* And the frogs shall come up both of the land became lice uiroughout ull on thee, and upon thy people, and the land of Egypt. upon all thy servanta

18 And the magicians did 80 witk 5 And the LORD spake unto Moses, their enchantments to bring forth lice, Say unto taron, Stretch forld thy but they could not: so there were lice ound with thy rod over the strens, upon man and upon beast over the rivers, and over the ponds,| 19 Then the magicians said unto !!!hitand cause frogs to come up upon the raoh, This is the finger of Go:l: and land of Egypt.

Pharaob's heart was hardanne ancilie 6 Aud Aaron stretched out his hand heartened not unto lben: ; is the over the waters of Egypt; and the Lord had said. Croge came up, und covered the land ?U 1 And the LORD said unto Moses, of Egypt.

Rise up early in the nicorns, and 7 And the magicians did so with their stand before Pharaol, (1, lie cometh enchantments, and brought up frogs forth to the water,) I say unto bin, upon the land of Egypt.

Thus caith the LONL, let my people S T Then Pharaoh called for Moses go, that they may serye nie: and Aaron, and said, Entreat the 21 Else, is thou wilt not let my peo Lond, that he nay take away the ple go, belicid, I will send gwarins of frogs from me, and from my people; fics upon thecan upou thy scrrants, and I will let the people go, that they and upor. thy people, and into thy may do sacrifice unto the LORD, houses; and the houses of the Egyp. 9 And Moses said unto Pbarnob, tians shall beintll of swarms of fies, Glory over me: when shall I entreat and also the ground whereon they jor thee, and for thy servants, and for ure. thy people, to destroy the frogs from 22 And I will sever in that day the thee and thy houses, that they may land * Goshen, in wbicb my people remain in tlie river only?

dweli,tfal 110 swarms of flies shall be 10 And be anid, To-Dortoir, Anuluere; to the end thou niayest know he said Be it according to thy word: wat l am the LORD in die midst or that thou mayest know that 11/16 is the earth. aone like unto the Lord our Guil,

23 And I will put a division between

for me.

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murrain and loils. my people and thy people: to-morrow the cattle of Israel and the cattle of skall this sign be.

Egypt: and there shall nothing die 24 And ibe LORD did 90; and there of all that is the children's of Israel. cime a grievous swarrn of fies into 5 And the Lond appointed a set time, the house or Pharaoh, and into his saying, To-morrow the LORD shalldo servants' houses, and into all the land this thing in the land. of Egypt: the land was corrupted by 6 Aud The LORD did that thing on l'eason of the swarm of flies. the morrús, and all the caitle of

25 T And Pharaob called for Moses Egypt died; but of the catile of the and for Aaron, and said, Go ye, sacri- children of Israel died not one. fice to your God in the land.

7 And Pharaoh sent, and, behold, 26 And Moses said, It is not meet so there was not one of the cattle of the to do; for we shall sacrifice the abom. Israelites dead. And the heart of ination of the Egyptians to the LORD Pharaoh was bardened, and he did vur God: lo, shall we sacrifice the not let the people go. abomination of the Egyptians before 81 And the LORD said unto nlosed their eyes, and will they not stone us? and unto Aaron, Take to you liandfuls

27 We will go three days' journey of ashes of the linace, and let Moses into the wilderness, and sacrifice to sprinkle it toward the heaven in the the LORD our God, as be shall com- siglit of Pharaoh. mand us.

9 And it shall become small dust in 28 And Pharaoh said, I will let you all the land of Egypt, and shall be a go, that ye may sacrifice to the Lord boil breaking forth with blainy upon your God in the wilderness; only ye man, and upon beast, throughout all shall not go very far away: entreat the land of Egypt.

10 And they touk asbes of the surr29 And Moses said, Behold, 1go out nace, and stood besore Pharaoh; and from thee, and I will entrent die LORD NIoses sprinkled it up toward heaven; that the swarma of flies inay depart and it became a boil breaking forthi from Pharaoli, from his servants, and will blains upon man, and upon beast, from his people, to-morrow: but let 11 And the magicians could not stand not Pharaoh deal deceitfully any more betore Moses because of the boil; for in not letting the people go to sacrifice the boil was upon the magicians, and to the LORD.

upon all the Egyptians. 30 And Moses went out from Phara- 12 And the Lond hardened the heart oli, and entreated the LORD.

of Pharaoh, and he hearkened not 31 And the Lord did according to unto them; as the Lord liad spoken the word or Moses; and be removed unto Moses. che Bwums of flies from Pharaoh, 13 T And the Lord said unto Moses, from bis servants, and from his people; Rise up early in the morning, and there remained not one.

stand before Pharaoh, and say unto 32 And Pharaob hardened his heartbim, Thus saith the LORD God of the at this time also, neither would lie let Hebrews, Let my people go, that they the people go.

may serve me. CHAP. IX.

14 For I will at this limesend all my THEN the Lord said unto Mosen, plagues upon tby beart, and upon thy T

Go in unto Pharaoh, and tellservants, and upon thy people; that bim, Thus saith the LORD God of the thou mayest know that there is none Hebrews, Let my people go, that they like me in all the earth. nay serve me,

15 For now I will stretch out my 2 For if thou refuse to let them go, band, that I may smite thce and thy And will hold them still,

people with pestilence; and thou shalt 3 Bebold, the hand of the Lord is be cut off from the earth. upon thy cattle which is in the field, 16 And in very deed for this cause upon the horses, upon the asses, upon have I raised thee up, for to show in the camels, upon the oxen, and upon thee my power; and that my name the sheep: there shall be a very griev. may be declared throughout all the Jus inurrain.

earth. 4 And the Londehall geves between 17 As yet exntent thou thy'acle

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