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The ordinance of the passover. Chap. XII. The first-born sanctified to God. 63 required : and they spoiled the Egyptians. whatsoever openeth the womb among the

And the children of Israel jour-children of Israel, both of man and of neyed from Rameses to Succoth, about beast : it is mine. six hundred thousand on foot that were 39 And Moses said unto the people, men, besides children.

Remember this day, in which ye came 38 And a mixed multitude went up out from Egypt, out of the house of bondalso with them; and focks, and herds, age ; for by strength of hand the LORD even very much cattle.

brought you out from this place: there 39 And they baked unleavenerl cakes shall no leavened bread be eaten. of the dough which they brought forth 4 This day came ye oui in the month out of Egypt, for it was not leavened: be- Abib. cause they were thrust out of Egypt, and 5 TAnd it shall be when the Lord shall could not tarry, neither had they prepar- bring thee into the land of the Canaanites, ed for themselves any victual.

and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the 40 Now the sojourning of the children Hivites, and the Jebusites, which he sware d Israel who dwelt in Egypt, was four unto thy fathers to give thee, a land flowhundred and thirty years.

ing with milk and honey ; that thou shalt 41 And it came to pass, at the end of keep this service in this month. the four hundred and thirty years, even 6 Seren days shalt thou eat unleavenie: the self-same day it came to pass, that all || bread, and in the seventh day shail be a the hosts of the LORD went out from the feast to the LORD. land of Egypt.

7 Unleavened bread shall be caten seven 42 It is a night to be much observed days : and there shall no ieavened bread unto the LORD, for bringing them out be seen with thee, neither shall there be from the land of Egypt: this is that night | leaven seen with thee in all thy quarof the LORD to be observed of all the ters. children of Israel in their generations. 8 F And thou shalt shew thy son in that

43 ŞAnd the LORD said unto Moses and day, saying, This is done because of that Aaron, This is the ordinance of the pass- which the Lord did unto me when I came orer: there shall no stranger eat thereof: forth out of Egypt.

44 But every man's servant that is 9 And it shall be for a sign unto thee bought for money, when thou hast cir- upon thine hand, and for a memorial becumcised him, then shall he eat thereof. tween thine eyes ; that the Lord's law

45 A foreigner, and an hired servant may be in thy mouth: for with a strong shall not eat thereof.

hand hath the Lord brought thec out of 46 In one house shall it be eaten ; thou Egypt. shalt not carry forth aught of the flesh a- 10 Thou shalt therefore keep this ordibroad out of the house: neither shall ye nance in his season from year to year. break a bone thereof.

11 | And it shall be when the LORD 47 All the congregation of Israel shali | shall bring the into the land of the Cakeep it.

naanites, as he sware unto thice and to 48 And when a stranger shall sojourn thy father's, and shall give it thee, with thee, and will keep the passover to

12 That thou shalt set apart unto the the LORD, let all his males be circum- Lord all that openeth the matrix; and cised, and then let him come near and every firstling that cometh of a beast keep it; and he shall be as one that is which thou hast, the males shall be the bort in the land : for no uncircumcised Lord's. person shall eat thereof.

13 And every firstling of an ass thou 49 One law shall be to him that is shalt redeem with a lamb; and if thout home-born, and unto the stranger that wilt not redeem it, then thou shalt break sojourneth among you.

his neck; and all the first-born of man 50 Thus did all the children of Israel ; among thy children shalt thou relcem. as the LORD commanded Moses and 14 | And it shall be when thy son asketh Aaron, so did they.

thee in time to come, saying, What is this? 51 And it came to pass the self-same that thou shalt say unto him, By strength day, that the Lord did bring the children of hand the LORD brought us out fronu d Israel out of the land of Egypt by their Egypt, from the house of bondage : armirs.

15 And it came to pass, when Pharaoh CHAP. XIII.

would hardly let us go, that the LORD 1 The first-born sanctified to God. The slew all the first-born in the land of Egypt, memorial of the passoveris commanded. both the first-born of man, and the hist21 God guideth them by a pillar of a born of beast : thicrefore I sacrifice to the doud and of fire.

LORD all that openetha the matrix, being AN

ND the LORD spake unto Moses, males ; but all the first-born of my chilsaying,

dren I redeem. 2 Sanctity unto me all the first-born, 16 And it shall be for a token upon

LORD.

64 The pillars of a cloud and of fire. EXODUS. Pharaoh pursucth them. thinc hand, and for frontlets between thine || and his horsemen, and his army) and overeyes: for by strength of hand the LORD took them encamping by the sea, beside brought us forth out of Egypt.

Pi-hahiroth, before Baal-zephon. 17 || And it came to pass, when Pharaoh 10 s And when Pharaoh drew nigh, had let the people go, that God led them the children of Israel lifted up their eyes, not through the way of the land of the and behold, the Egyptians marched after Philistines, although that was near, for them; and they were sore afraid : and God said, Lest peradventure the people the children of Israel cried out unto the refent when they see war, and they return to Egypt:

11 And they said unto Moses, Because 18 But Goi led the people about, there svere no grares in Egypt, hast thon through the way of the wilderness of the taken us away to die in the wilderness? Red sca: and the children of Israel went wherefore hast thou deait thus with us, to up harnessed out of the land of Egypt. carry us forth out of Egypt?

19 And Moses took the bones of Jo- 12 Is not this the word that we did seph with him : for he had straitly sworn tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, the children of Israel, saying, God will that we may serve the Egyptians? For it surely visit you; and ye shall carry up had been better for us to serve the Egypmy bones away hence with you.

tians, than that we should die in the wil20 I And they took their journey from derness. Succoth, and encamped in Etham, in the 13 9 And Moses said unto the people, edge of the wilderness.

Fear ve not, stand still, and see the salva21 And the LORD went before them tion of the LORD, which he will shew to by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them you to-day: for the Egyptians whom ye the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, have seen to-day, ye shall see them again to give them light : to go by day and no more for ever. night.

14 The Lord shall fight for you, and 22 He took not away the pillar of the ye shall hold your peace. cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by 15 | And the Lord said unto Moses, night, from before the people.

Wherefore criest thou unto me? Speak CHAP. XIV.

unto the children of Israel, that they go 5 Pharaoh pursueth. 10 The Israelites forward :

21 They pass through the 16 But lift thou up thy rod, and stretch Red sca. 23 The Ligyptians drowned. out thine hand over the sea, and divide it : AND the Lord spake unto Moses, and the chibien effet smacke schalen en dry

2 Speak unto the children of Israel, that 17 And I, behold, I will harden the they turn and encamp before Pi-hahiroth, Licarts of the Egyptians, and they shall between Migdol and the sea, over against follow them: and I will get me honour Baal-zephon: before it shall ye encamp upon Pharach, and upon all his host, upon by the sea.

his chariots, and upon his horsemen. 3 For Pharach will say of the children 18 4 And the Egyptians shall know that of Israel, Fhey arr entangled in the land, I am the Lord, when I have gotten me the wilderness' hath shut hem in.

honour upon Pharaoli, upon his chariots, 4. And I will harden Pharach's heart, and upon his horsemen. that he shall follow after them; and I will 19 | And the angel of God, which went be honoured upon Pharaoh, and upon all before the camp of Israel, removed, and his lost; that the Egyptians may know went behind them; and the pillar of the that I am the LOR.. And they ? so. clou went from before their face, and

5 And it was told the king of Egypt | stood behind them: that the people fud: and the heart of Pha- 20 And it came between the camp of raoh and ot his servants was turned against the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and the people, and they said, Why have we it was a cloud and darkness to them, but done this, that we have let Israel yo from it gave light by night to these : so that the erving us?

one came not near the other all the night. 6 And he made ready his chariot, and 21 And Moses stretched out his hand icok his people with hini:

overthe sea; and the Lord caused the sea 7 And he iouk si: hundial chosen char- to go back by a strong east wind all that lots, and all the chariots of Egypt, and night, and made the sea dry land, and captains over every one of them.

the waters were divided. 8 And the LORD hardened the heart of 22 And the children of Israel went into Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pursued the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: after the children of Israel: and the chil- and the waters were a wall unto them on dren of Israel went out with an high hand. their right hand, and on their left.

9 But the Egyptians pursued after them, 23 9. And the Egyptians pursued, and (all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, i went in after them, to the inidst of the soa,

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Pharcoh drowned in the Red sea. CHAP. xv.

The song of Moses. 65 even al Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and, up against theo: thou sentest forth thy his horsemen.

wrath, which consumed them as stubble. 4 And it came to pass, that in the 8 And with the blast of thy nostrils morning-watch the LORD looked unto the the waters were gathered together, the host of the Egyptians through the pillar food stood upright as an heap, and the of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the depths were congealed in the heart of the host of the Egyptians,

25 And took off their chariot-wheels, 9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will that they drave them heavily: so that the overtake, I will divide the spoil ; my lust Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw of Israel; for the Lord fighteth for them my sword, my hand shall destroy them. against the Egyptians.

10 Thou didst blow with thy wind, the 2 And the Lord said unto Moses, sea covered them : they sank' as lead in Stretch out thine hand over the sea, that the mighty waters. the waters may come again upon the 11 Who is like unto thee, () LORD, Egyptians, upon their chariots, and upon among the gods? who is like theç, gloritheir horsemen.

ous in holiness, fearful in praises, doing 27 And Moses stretched forth his hand wonders ! over the sea, and the sea returned to his 12 Thou stretchedst out thy right hand, strength when the morning appeared; and the earth swallowed them. the Egyptians fled against it; and the 13 Thou in thy mercy hast led forth LORD overthrew the Egyptians in the the people which thou hast redeemed : midst of the sea.

thou hast guided them in thy strength uns 28 And the waters returned, and cover- to thy holy habitation. ed the chariots, and the horsemen, and all 14 The people shall hear, and be afraid: the host of Pharaoh that came into the sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants sea after them ; there remained not so of Palestina. much as one of them.

15 Then the dukes of Edom shall be 29 But the children of Israel walked amazed ; tho mighty men of Moab, tremupan dry land in the midst of the sea ; and bling shall take hold upon them; all the the waters were a wall unto them on their inhabitants of Canaan shall melt away. right hand, and on their left.

16 Fear and dread shall fall upon them; 30 Thus the LORD saved Israel tặat by the greatness of thine arm they shall day out of the hand of the Egyptians : be as still as a stone ; till thy people pass and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon over, O Lord, till the people pass over, the sea-shore.

which thou hast purchased. 31 And Israel saw that great work 17 Thou shalt bring them in, and plant which the LORD did upon the Egyptians: them in the mountain of thine inheritand the people feared the LORD, and be- ance, in the place, O LORD, which thou lieved the LORD, and his servant Moses. I hast made for thee to dwell in ; in the CHAP. XV.

sanctuary, O LORD, which thy hands 1 Moses'song. 22 The people want water. have established.

23 The bitter waters at Marah, 25 are 18 The Lord shall reign for ever and
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Moses and the children 19 For the horse of Pharaoh went in of and spake, saying, I will sing unto the men into the sea, and the Lord brought LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously; I again the waters of the sea upon them: the horse and his rider hath he thrown but the children of Israel went on dry into the sea.

land in the midst of the sea. 2 The Lord is my strength and song

,. 20 And Miriam the prophetess, the and he is become my salvation : he is my sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her God, and I will prepare him an habitation; hand; and all the women went out after my father's God, and I will exalt him, her, with timbrels, and with dances. 3 The LORD is a man of war: the 21 And Miriam answered them, Sing Lord is his name.

ye to the Lord, for he hath triumphed 4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath gloriously; the horse and his rider hath he cast into the sea : his chosen captains he thrown into the sea. also are drowned in the Red sea.

22 So Moses brought Israel from the 5 The depths have covered them : ) Red sea, and they went out into the wilthey sank into the bottom as a stone. derness of Shur; and they went three days 6 Thy right hand, O Lord, is become in the wilderness, and found no water. glorious in power : thy right hand, o 23 9 And when they came to Marah, LORD, hath dashed in pieces the enemy. they could not drink of the waters of 7 And in the greatness of thine excel- Marah; for they were bitter: therefore leocy thou hast overtiurown them that rose the name of it was called Marah.

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66 The people murmur for bread : EXODUS. Quails and manna are senf.

24 And the people murmured against 99 And Moses spake unto Aaron, Say Moses, saying, What shall we drink? unto all the congregation of the children

25 And he cried unto the Lord; and of Israel, Come near before the LORD : the LORD shewed him a tree, which for he hath heard your murmurings. when he had cast into the waters, the 10 And it came to pass, as Aaron spake waters were made sweet: there he made unto the whole congregation of the chilfor them a statute and an ordinance, and dren of Israel, that they looked toward there he proved them,

the wilderness, and behold, the glory of 26 And said, If thou wilt diligently the LORD appeared in the cloud. hearken to the voice of the LORD thy 11 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, God, and wilt do that which is right in saying, his sight, and wilt give ear to his com- 12 I have heard the murmurings of mandments, and keep all his statutes; I the children of Israel; Speak unto them, will put none of these diseases upon thee, saying, At even ye shall eat flesh, and in which I have brought upon the Egyptians: | the morning ye shall be filled with bread: for I am the Lord that healeth thee. and ye shall know that I am the LORD

27 | And they came to Elim, where your God. were twelve wells of water, and three- 13 And it came to pass, that at even score and ten palm-trees : and they en- the quails came up, and covered the camped there by the waters.

camp: and in the morning the dew lay CÉAP. XVI.

round about the host. 2 The Israelites murmur for want of 14 And when the dew that lay was bread. 11 Quails are sent, 14 and manna. gone up, behold, upon the face of the

Elim, and all the congregation of as small as the hoar frost on the ground: the children of Israel came unto the 15 And when the children of Israel wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim saw it, they said one to another, It is manand Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the na : for they wist not what it rvas. And second month after their departing out of Moses said unto them, This is tlie bread the land of Egypt.

which the Lord hath given you to eat. 2 And the whole congregation of the 16 ? This is the thing which the LORD children of Israel murmured against Mo hath commanded, Gather of it every man ses and Aaron in the wilderness :

according to his eating : an omer for eve3 And the children of Israel said unto ry man according to the number of your them, Would to God we had died by the persons, take ye every man for them hand of the Lord in the land of Egypt, which are in his tents. when we sat by the flesh-pots, and when 17 And the children of Israel did so, we did eat bread to the full : for ye have and gathered, some more, some less. brought us forth into this wilderness, to 18 And when they did mete it with an kill this whole assembly with hunger. omer, he that gathered much had nothing

4.9 Then said the LORD unto Moses, lover, and he that gathered little had no Behold, I will rain bread from heaven lack: they gathered every man according for you ; and the people shall go out and to his eating: gather a certain rate every day, that I 19 And Moses said, Let no man leave may prove them, whether they will walk of it till the morning. in my law, or no.

20 Notwithstanding, they hearkened not 5 And it shall come to pass, that on the unto Moscs; but some of them left of it sixth day they shall prepare that which until the morning, and it bred worms, they bring in ; and it shall be twice as and stank : and Moses was wroth with much as they gather daily.

them. 6 And Moses and Aaron said unto all the children of Israel, At even, then ye every man according to his eating : and shall know that the Lord hath brought when the sun waxed lot, it melted. you out from the land of Egypt :

22 | And it came to pass, that on the 7 And in the morning, then ye shall sixth day they gathered twice as much see the glory of the LORD ; for that he bread, two omers for one man : and all heareth your murmurings against the the rulers of the congregation came and LORD: And what are we, that ye mur- told Moses. mur against us?

23 And he said unto them, This is that 8 And Moses said, This shall be when which the LORD hath said, To-morrow the LORD shall give you in the evening | is the rest of the holy sabbath unto the flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to LORD : bake that which ye will bake tothe full ; for that the LORD heareth your day, and seethe that ye will seethe; and murmurings which ye murmur against that which remaineth over, lay up for you hin: And what are we? your murmurings || to be kept until the morning. are not against us, but against the LORD. 24 And they laid it up till the morn

11 And they gathered it every morning,

The sabbath appointed for rest. CHAP. XVII, XVIII. Amalek is overcome. 67 ing, as Moses bade: and it did not stink, || kill us and our children and our cattle Deither was there any worm therein. with thirst?

And Moses said, Eat that to-day ; 4 And Moses cried unto the LORD, for to-day is a sabbath unto the Lord; saying, What shall I do unto this people? tray ye shall not find it in the field. they be almost ready to stone me.

26 Six days ye shall gather it; but on 5 And the Lord said unto Moses, the seventh day, which is the sabbath, in Go on before the people, and take with it there shall be none.

thee of the elders of Israel ; and thy rod, 27 And it came to pass, that there wherewith thou smotest the river, take went out some of the people on the seventh in thine hand, and go. day for to gather, and they found none. 6 Behold, I will stand before thee there

38 And the Lord said unto Moses, How upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt Img refuse ye to keep my commandments smite the rock, and there shall come waand my laws ?

ter out of it, that the people may drink. 29 See, for that the Lord hath given And Moses did so in the sight of the elyou the sabbath, therefore he giveth you ders of Israel. on the sixth day the bread of two days : 7 And he called the name of the place abide ye every man in his place, let no man Massah, and Meribah, because of the go out of his place on the seventh day. chiding of the children of Israel, and be

30 So the people rested on the seventh cause they tempted the LORD, saying, Is day.

the LORD among us, or not? 31 And the house of Israel called the 8 1 Then came Amalek, and fought name thereof Manna ; and it was like with Israel in Rephidim. coriander-seed, white; and the taste of it 9 And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose we like wafers made with honey. us out men, and go out, fight with Ama

32 (And Moses said, This is the thing lek : to-morrow I will stand on the top of which the LORD commanded, Fill an the hill with the rod of God in mine hand. amer of it to be kept for your generations; 10 So Joshua did as Moses had said to that they may see the bread where- || him, and fought with Amalek : and Mowith I have fed you in the wilderness, ses, Aaron, and Hur, went up to the top when I brought you forth from the land of the hill. of Egypt.

11 And it came to pass, when Moses 33 And Moses said unto Aaron, Take held up his hand, that Israel prevailed : a pot, and put an omer full of manna || and when he let down his hand, Amalek therein, and lay it up before the LORD, to prevailed. be kept for your generations.

12 But Moses' hands were heavy; and 34 As the LORD commanded Moses, they took a stone, and put it under him, so Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, and he sat thereon: and Aaron and Hur

stayed up his hands, the one on the one 35 And the children of Israel did eat | side, and the other on the other side ; and manna forty years, until they came to a his hands were steady until the going land inhabited: they did eat manna, until | down of the sun. they came unto the borders of the land 13, And Joshua discomfited Amalek and of Canaan.

his people with the edge of the sword. 36 Now an omer is the tenth part of 14 And the LORD said unto Moses, 20 ephah.

Write this for a memorial in a book, and CHAP. XVI.

rehearse it in the ears of Joshua: for I 1 The people murmur for water at Re- will utterly put out the remembrance of phidim.' 5 Moses sent to the rock in | Amalek from under heaven. Horeb. 8 Amalek is overcome.

15 | And Moses built an altar, and AN ND all the congregation of the chil-called the name of it JEHOVAH-nissi :

dren of Israel journeyed from the 16 For he said, Because the Lord hath wilderness of Sin, after their journeys, sworn that the LORD will have war with according to the commandment of the Amalek from generation to generation. LORD, and pitched in Rephidim : and

CHAP. XVIII. there was no water for the people to 1 Jethro bringeth to Moses his wife and

two sons. 7 Moses entertaineth him, 2 Wherefore the people did chide with 13 and accepteth his counsel. by drink. And Moses saja tento

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Jethro the priest of Midian, Why chide you with me? wherefore do that God had done for Moses, and for fe tempt the LORD?

Israel his people, and that the Lord had 3 And the people thirsted there for brought Israel out of Egypt : water ; and the people murmured against 2 Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, Moses

, and said, Wherefore is this that took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had thou hast brought us up out of Egypt to Il sent her back,

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