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Jacob dicth,

Flis burial, of the deep that lieth under, b.eesings I pray you, in the ears of Phamol of the breasts, and of the womb: saying,

26 The blessings of thy father have 5 My lither made me swear, saying, prevailed above the blessi113 of my 10, I die : in my grave which I have progenitors unto the uîmost bound of digged for me in the land of Canaan, the everlasting bills; they shall be on there shalt thou bury me. Now tlerc the bead of Joseph, and on the crown lore let me go up, I pray thee, and or the head of bim that was separatoj bury my father, and I will come again. fronı bis urethren.

6 And Plniao said, Goup, and bury 27 T Benjamin shall ravo as a wolf; ty lather, according as lie made thee in the morning he guill devour the swear. prey, and at night lie sball divide ibe.7 | And Joecph went up to bury his suoi.

filtber; and will him went up all the 28 1 All these are the twelve tribes servants of Pharaol), the elders of bus of Israel; and this is ie that their ta-louse, and all the elders of the land of iber spake unto them, and blessed Peypt. them; trery one according to bis 8 And all the house of Joseph, al blessing he blessed theni.

his bretbren, and bis father's house: 29 Add be charged tbem, and said only their little ones, and their focks, unto tiem, I am to be gathered unto and their berds, they lelt ia tbe land niy people: bury ine with my fathera or Goeben. in the cave that is in the field of 9 and were went up with lion both Ephron tbe Hitute,

Clatriols and borsali; cuid it was a 30 la tbe care ibat is in the field of very great companys Machpelah, which is lclore Dlamie, 10 And they came to the threshing. in the land of Canaan, which Abra floor of Atad, which is beyond Jortiam bought with the field of Eptiron dan; and there they mourned with a the Hitlile for il possession of a bury- great and very sore lamentation : and ing-place.

lie made a mourning for his father 31 (There they buried Abraham and seven days. Sarah his wife; there they buried 11 And wlica the inliabitants of the Isaac and Kebenah his wife; and there lid, liic Citnanites, saw thic mourn I buried Lea!..)

ins in the floor of stad, they sail, 32 The purchase of the field, and of Ibis is a grievoue mourning to the the care that is therem, was from the Egyptians: wherefore tlie name of ic children of Helli.

ivils called Abel.mizrain, which is 3 And when Jacob lad made anend beyond Jordan. or commanding liis cons, lie galbered. 12 And his son's did unin him accordlip his feet into the bed, and yielled fing as le commanded them; up the ghost, and was gathered unto 1:3 Forlies gens curied bim into the

land of Canvall, and buried lim in the CHAP. I..

cale of the lield of Niachipelah, whicle

Abraham bought will the Delt, for a А

ND Joseph Cell upon his father's possession of a burying place, of Epl.

face, and wepil upon bim, uiron tbe Hittite, belore dii:mre. kissed liini.

JT And Joscpli returned into Egypt, 2 Aud Joseph conmuded liis scr.he, ilnd luis bretlirer, and ill dat went vants the physicians to embalm liis få up with him to bury his father, alter be ther: and the plıysicians embalmed bad buried his failier, Israel.

15 T And when Joseph's brethren 3 And forty dass were sulalled furlew that their fither was dead, they lim; lor so are fulfilled tbe days of said, Joseplı will peradventure bale those which are embalmed; illid the us, and will certainly requite us all Egyptians inourned lor bim threescore the evil vibich we did unto hiin. and ten diye.

16 And they sent a piessenger 4 And wiien tlie days of his mourn. Joseph, saying, Tliy ing were past, Joseph spake uuto the maod bolore die dies house of Pharaoh, saying, If now 1 17 So shall ye sa bare found grace in your eyes, epcak, give, I pray thco

his people.


Josepl's age

and death. thy brethren, and their sin; for they (and his lawer's house : and Joseph did unto tbee eril: and dov, V. pray lived a hundred and {mii years. thee, forgive the crespass of the sess 23 And Joseph saw Eplirain's chilvants of the God of thy father. Andren of the third gencration: the chil. Joseph wept when they spiuke uuto crea also of Machir, the son of Ma Qiin.

nagsel, were brought up upon Jo. 18 And his brethren also wout and sépli's knees. leli down before his face; and they 24 And Joseph said unto his bretii. said, Bebolal, we be thy servants. ren, I die; ind God will surely visit

19 And Joseple said unto thein, Fear you, and bring you out of this land not; for ei l in the place of God? unto the land whicilie sware to bra.

20 But it for you, se thought evil hiun, to Isaac, and to Jacob. against me; bru God me:int it wo 23 Aud Josepha took an oath of the NOV), to bring it lo piles, as it is wis day, children of Israel, saying, God will to save much prople alive.

surely visit you, and ye shall carry up 26 Now therefore rear pennt; I will ny hones (rom beuce. nourish you, and your little ones. 25 So Josepli died, lrcing a hundrell And he comforted them, and spake and ten years old: and they ernbalmed direly unlo lbem.

him, and he was put in a con in 2 And Josepladwelt in Egypt, he, Bopt.

made the chil

1 The Second Book of Drosis, called EXODUS.

and they were grieved because of the OTV these are the names of the children of Israel.

children of Israel, which ciuc 13 And the Egypting into Egypt: every inao and his louse-dren of Israel to serve witlo rigour. bold came with Jacob.

1.1 And they made their lives bitter 2 Reuben, Sineoul, Levi, and Judah, with hard bondage, in mortar, and 3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, in brick, and in all manner of service 4 Din, and Naphenli

, Gad, and shers in the held: all their service, wherein 5 And ill the snula that cue out of hey saude them serve, was with ri. the loins of Jacob were seventy


Sulir. for Joseph was in Egypt already. 15 | And tlie king of Egypt spake

6 And Joseph klied, and all is breth tollie Hebrew midwives, for which ren, and all ihat generation,

trie naine of the one was Shiplıralı, 7 And the children of Israel were and the name of the olier Peralı;) fruitful, and incrrased abundantly, 16 Ambe said, when ye do the office and multiplied, and waxed exceeding for a midwile to the Hebrew women, mighty; and lhe land was filled with and see them upon the stools, il it bei

5011, then ye shall kill him; but if it be a 87 Now there aroge up a new king daughter, 1lian she shall live. over Egypt, wlich knew not Josepb. 17 But the midwiveg leared God,

9 And he said unto lsis people, Bed and did not as the king of Egyptcom holil, the people of tbe children of Is. mandled!hem, but saved the med-chil raal ure more and mightier than we. Surpo alive.

10 Come on, let us deal wisely with 18 And the king of Egypt called for tbem, leat they multiply', and it come the midwives, and said unto them, 10 paes, thill, when there Gilleth out Why hare be done this thing, ana any war, they join also uplo Our ene bave savedl tlie men-chikiren alive? mies, anil figlil agamst us, and so get 19 And the inidwivey said unto Plathen up out of the land.

noli, Decause the Hebrew women are Therefore they did get over then nol as the Egyptian women; for they

to afflict them with tbrir are lively, and are delivered ere we

wybuilt loc Pharaoh midwives come in unto them.
om and Raamnes. 20 Therefore God denit well with

afilicten Hein, the midwives: and the people pului. ed and grow. plied, and waxed very mighty.




Doses is born

CHAP. II, III. Flc marrieth Zipporah. 21 And it came to pass, because the no man, he slew the Egyptian, and midwives seared God, that he inade bid lim in the sand. tuern houses

13 And when he went out the second 22 And Pharaoh charged all his peo- day, behold, two men of the Hebrews ple, saying, Every son that is born, ye sirove togeiber: and he said to hiin shall cast into the river, and every that did the wrong, Wherefore emites: daughter ye shall save alive.

tou thy rellow? CHAP. ll.

14 And he said, who made thee ND there went a man of the liouse prince and a judge over us? intendest ter of Levi.

Egyptian? And Moses feared, and 2 And the woman conceivarl, and said, Surely this thing is known. bare a son: and when sbc saw him 16 Now when Pharaoh heard this that he was a goodly child, she hidling, he sougat to slay Moses. But loin three months.

Moses fled from tbe lace of Pharaoh, 3 Avd when she could no longer hide and Jwelt in the land of Midian; and bim, she took for liin an ark or bul heart down by a well. rushes, and daubed it with slime and 16 11 Now the priest of Midian bad with pitch, and put the child therein; seven daughters: and they came ud and slie laid it in the flags by the drew 1valer, and filled the trouglis to river's brink.

water their father's Nock. 4 And his sister stood asar ost, to wil 17 And the shepherds came and drove iphat would be done to him.

them away: but Moses stood up and 5 || And the daughter of Pharaol belped ibear, and watered their Rock. came down to wash herself at the 18 And when tbey came to Reuel river; and her maiders walkeel along their father, he said, How is it that ye by the river's side : and when she saw are come so soon to-day? the ark among the flags, she sent her 19 And they said, An Egyptian demaid to fetch it.

livered us out of the band of llie sliep6 And when she had opened it, slie herds, and also drew avaler enough for saw the child; and, behold, uie babe us, and he watered the lock. wept. And sbe bad compassion on 20 and he said unto his daughters, hiin, and sud, This is one of the He. And where is he? why is it that you brews' children,

have left the man? call bin, that he 7 Then said his sister to Pharaoh's may eat bread. daughter, Shall I go and call to thee a 21 And Sloges was content to dwell purse of the Hebrew woman, that she with the man: and he gave Moscs may nurse the child for tbeer

Zipporal his daughter s And Pharaoli's daughter said to lier, 22 And she bare him a son, and he Go. And the maid went and called called his

Gerslion; for he the child's mother.

said, I have been a stranger in a strange 9 And Pharaob's daughter said unto land. her, Take this child itway, and nurse 23 and it came to pass in process it for me, and I will give thee thy of time that the king of Egypt died: wages. And the woman took the and the children of Israel sigled by cbild and nursed it.

reason of the bondage, and they cried ; 10 And the child grew, and she and their cry came up unio God, by Drought him into Pharaon's daugliter reason of the bondage. and liebecame her son, And she call. 24 And God beard their groaning ed his naine Moses; and slic saud, Beland God remembered bis corenant cause I drew hiin out of the water.

with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Up And it came to pass, in those Jacol. days, when floses was grown,

that he 25 and God looked upon the chilwent out unto his brethren, and look-dren of Israel, and God had respect ed on tieir burdens: and he spicd an unto them. Egyptian smiling a Hebrew, one of

CHAP, III. lue brethren.


Jethro his father in-law, the was, and when be saw that there was pricot of Midian: und be led tbc tlock


12 And he looked this way, and that No Moses kept ibc flock of

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Moscs sent to


deliver Is;each. to the back side of the desert, and, 13 And Moses said unto God, Beliold, came to the mountain of God, even to when I come unto the chililren of la. Horeb.

rael, and shall say unto them, Tbg 2 And tbe angel of the Lord appear. God of your fathers liath sent me unto ed unto bim in a Danie of Gre, out of you; and they shall say to me, Whac the midst of a busłı; and be looked, is his name? what sliall I say unto and bebold, the bush burned with them? fire, and the bush was not consum- 14 And God said unto Moses, I AM ed.

THAT I AM: and be said, Thug 3 And Moses said, I will now turn ebalt thou say unto the children of 18aside, and see this great sight, why the lael, 1 AM hath sent me unto you. bush is not burnt.

15 T And God said moreover unto 4 And when the LORD saw that he Dioses, Thus shalt thou say unto the turned aside to see, God called unto chililren of Israel, The LORD God of him out of the midst of the bushi, and sour fathers, the God of Abraham, said, Moses, Moses! and he said, the God of Isaac, and the God of Ja. Here am I.

cob, hatlı sent me unto you: this is 5 And he said, Draw pot nigh hither: my name for ever, and this is my me put off tby sloes from off thy feet; for morial unto all generations the place whereon wou standest is 16 Go, and gadier the elders of 13holy ground.

rael together, and say unto thein, The 6 Morcover he said, I am tbe God of Lord God of your fathers, the God of thy father, the God of Abrahain, the Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob,ap God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. peared into me, saying, I have surels And Dioses hid bis face; for he was visited you, and seen that which is aftaid to look upon God.

done to you in Egypt: 7 1 And the LORD said, I have surely 17 and I have said, I will bring you been the alliction of my people which up out of the alliction of Egypt, unta are in Egypt, and have heard their cry the land of the Canaanites, and the by reason of their taskmasters; for I Hittites, and the Amorites, and the know their borrowe:

Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the 8 And I am come down to deliver Jebusiles, unto a land Bowing with tbem out of the hand of the Egyptians milk and boney. and to bring them up out of that land, is And they shall bearken to thy unto a good land and a large, unto a voice: and thou shall come, thou and land flowing with milk and honey; the elders of Israel, unto the king or unto the place of the Canaanites, and Egypt, and ye shall say unto him, the Hitrites, and the Amorites, and The LORD God of the Hebrews halb the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the met with us; and now let us go, we Jebusitea.

beseech thce, three days' journey into 9 Now tlierefore, bebold, the cry of the wilderness, that we may sacrifice the children of Israel is come untollo the LORD Our God. me: and I have aleo seen the oppres. 19 1 And lan aure that the king of sion wherewith the Egyptians op- Egypt will not let you go, no, 11ot by pressed diem.

a trighty band.
10 Come now therefore, and I will 20 And I will stretch out my hand,
send tbee unto Pharaoh, that thou and smite Egypt with all my won-
mayest bring forth my people, the ders which I will do in the midst
children of Israel, out or Egypt. thereof; and alter that he will let you

11 T And Roses said unto God, who go.
am I, that I should go unto Pharaoli, 21 And I will give this people favour
and that I should bring forth the child in the sight of the Egyptiaus; and it
dren of Israel out of Egypt? shall come to pass, that, when ye go,
12 And he said, Certainly I will be ye shall not go empty:
with thee; and this shall be r token 22 But every woman shallborrow or
unto thee that I bare sent thee: Wben ber neighbour, and of her that $12
thou hast brought forth the people out journeth in her bouse, jewels or sil
of Egypt, ye shall serve God upon this ver, and jewels of gold, and raiment;

and ye shall put dicm upon your sous,


Moses rcturns

into Egypt. and upon your daughters; and ye with thy mouth, and teach thee what shall spoil the Egyptians.

thou shalt say,

13 And he said, O my Lon, sond, CHAP. IV.

I pray thee, by the band of him whom ND Moses answered and said, thou wilt send.

A But

, Mescid, dney evid nar debere they be anger of the LORD wag

me, nor hearken unto my roice: for kindled against Moses, and he said, Is they will say, The LORD hath not ap- not Aaron the Levite thy brother? I peared unto thee.

know that he can speak well. And 2 Aud tlie Lord said unto him, Wbat also, bebold, be cometh forth to meet is that ir thy hand? Aud he said, a thee; and when he seeth thee, he will rod.

be glad in his beart. 3 And he said, Cast it on the ground. 15 And thou shalt speak unto bin, And he cast it on the ground, and it and put words in his mouth: and I became a serpeat; and Dioses fled wili be with thy mouth, and with his from before it.

moutlı, and will teach you what ye * And the Lord said unto Moses, Put sbal do. forth thay hind, and take it by the wul. 16 And he sball be thy spokesman And be put forth his hand, and cauglit unto the people: and be sball be, even it, and it became a rod in his hand: he shall be to thee instead of a mouth,

5 That they may believe ibat the and thou shalt be to him instead of LORD God of their fathers, thic God of God. Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the 17 And thou shalt take this rod in God of Jacob, halh appeared unto thy hand, wherewith thou shalt do tbee.

signs. 61 And the LORD sad furtliermore 18 7 And Nioses went, and returned unto bim, Put now thy hand into thy to Jethro his father-in-law, and said bosom. 'And he put his hand into his unto him, Let ine go, I pray thiec, and bosom; and when he took it out, be return unto iny brethren wbich are hold, his hand was leprous is snow. in Egypt, and see wliether they be

7 And he said, Put thy band into thy yel alive. And Jetbin said to Moses, bosom again. And he put his hand Go in peace. into his bosom again, and plucked it 19 And the LORD said onto Dioses in out of bis bosom, and, behold, it was lidian, Go, return into Egypt: for all turned agun as his or her lesli. 1.he men are dead which sought tby

8 And it shall come to pass, if they lile. will not believe thee, neither hearken 20 And Nsoses took his wife and his to the voice of the first sign, that they sons, and set them upon an ass, and he will believe the voice of the latter returned to the land of Egypt. And sign.

Dioses took the rod of God in bis 9 And it shall come

pass, if they hand. will not believe also these tiro signs, 21 | And the LORD said unto Mosco, neither bearken unto thy roice, that when thou goest to return into Egypt, thou sbalt take or the water of the see that thou do all those wonders beriver, and pour it upon the cry land: Tore Pharaoh which I have put in wy and the water which thou takest out liand: but I will harden his beart, of the river, shall become blood upou that he shall not let the people go. tbe dry land

22 And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, 10 1 Aud Moses said unto the LORD, Thus saith the Lord, Israel is iny son, Oiny Lord, I am not eloquent, nei even my first-born. lher lieretofore, nor since thou hast 23 And I say unto thee, Let my son spoken unto thy servant: but I am so, that he may serve me: and il' thou slow of speech, and of a slow tongue. refuse to let him go, behold, I will slay

11 And the LORD said unto him, Who thy son, cuen thy first-born. bath made man's inoutb? or wbo) 241 And it came to pass by the way, maketh the dumb, or deal, or the in the inn, that the Lord met binn, feeing, or the blind? liave not I the and sought to kill liim. Lond?

25 Then Zipporah took a sharp 19 Now therefore go, and I will helstone, and cut off the foreskiu of her

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