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down before his face; and they said, Behold, the third generution : the children also of we lie thy servants.

Machir, the son of Manasseh, were brought 19 And Joseph said unto them, Fear not;sup upon Joseph's knees. for am I in the place of God?

24 And Joseph said unto his brethren, I But as for you, ye thought evil against die; and God will surely, visit you, and ne; but God meant it unto good, to bring to bring you out of this land unto the lord mes, as it is this day, 19 save much people which he sware to Abraham, to Isanc, ant alive.

to Jacob. :1 Now therefore fear ye not: I will nou 25 And Joseph took an oath of the cl.il. rish you, and your little ones. And he com-dren of Israel, saying, God will surely visit forted ther, and spake kindly unto them. you, and ye shall carry up my bones from

1 Aud Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he and hence. his father's house : and Joseph lived an hun 26 fi So Joseph died, being an hundred and dred and ten years.

ten years old : and they embalmed him, and 23 And Joseph saw Ephraimn's children of he was put in a coffin in Egypt.

1 The Second Book of Moses, called EXODUS.
17 But the midwives feared God, and did

them, Israel, which came into Egypt; every but saved the inen-cliildren alive. nan and his household came with Jacob. 18 And the king of Egypt called for the

2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, inidwives, and said unto them, Why have 3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, ye done this thing, and have saved the men. 4 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. children alive? 5 Aod ail the souls that came out of the 19 And the midwives said unto Pliaraoh, oins of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph Because the Hebrew women are not as the was in F.gypt already.

Egyptian women; for they are lively, and are 6 And Joseph died, and all bis breidren, deliverederethe midwives come in unto them. and all that generation.

20 Thercfore God dealt weil with the mid7 And the children of Israel were fruitful, wives: and the people muliplied, and waxed ind increased abundantly, and multiplied, very mighty. ind waxed exceeding mighty; and the land 21 And it came to pass, because the mid"ras filled with them.

wives feared God, that he made theni houses. 81 Now there arose up a new king over. 22 And Pharaoh charged all his people say. Egypt, which knew not Joseph.

ing, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the 9 And he said unto his people, Behold, the river, and every daugliter ye shall save alive. vecple of the children of Israel are more and

CHAP. I. Aightier than we.


wenta man of the house of Levi 10 Come on, let us deal wisely with thein; est they multiply, and it come to pass, that, 2 And the woman conceived, and bare a then there falleth out any war, they join also son: and when she saw him that lie was a into our enemies, and fight against us, and goodly child, she hid bim three months. v get them up out of the land.

3 Am when she could not longer bide lim, i Therefore they did set over them task- she took for him an ark of hulrushies, and nasters to afflict iliem with their burdens. daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put And they built for Pharaoh treasure-cities, the child therein; and she laid it is the fags Pithom and Raamses.

by the river's brink. 12 But the more they afflicted them, the * And his sister stood asar off, to wit what wore they multiplied and grew. And they would be done to him. were grieved because of the children of Israel. 5 And the daughter of Pharaoh caine

13 And the Egyptians made the children down to wash hierself at the river; and her of Israel to serve with rigour.

maidens walked along by the river's side: 14 And they made their lives bitter with and when she saw the ark among the fings, hard bondage, in mortar, and in trick, and she sent her maid to fetch it. in all manner of service in the field: all their 6 And when she had opened it, she saw the service, wherein they made them serve, was child: and, behold, the babe wept. And she with rigour.

had compassion on him, and said, This is one 15 And the king of Egypt spake to the of the Hebrews' children. Hebrew inidwives; (of which the name of 7 Tlien said his sister to Pharaoh's daughthe one was Shiphrali, and the name of the ter, Shall I go and call to thee a nurse of the other Puah ;)

Hebrew women, that she may nurse the 16 And he said, When ye do the office of child for thee? a midwife to the Hebrew women,

8 And Pharaoh's doughter said to her, Go. them upon the stools, if it he a son, then ye and the maid vent and called the child's shall kill him ; but if it be a daughter, then she mother. still live.

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Take this child away, and nurse it for me, hurned with nre, and the oasli ir is not con and I will give thee thy wages. And the sumed. woman took the child, and nursed it.

3 And Muses said, I will cow lurii aside 10 And the child grew, and she brought anu see this great sight, wliy the bush is no him auto Pharaoh'stlaughter, and he became burnt. her son. And she called his name Moses: and 4 And when the LORD siiw that he turned she said, Because I drew him out of the water. aside to see, God called uuio him out of the

11 L and it came to pass in those days, midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. when Moses was grown, that lie went out And he said, Here am I. unto his bretliren, and looked on their hur 5 And he said, Draw not nigh bither : put ders : and he spied an Egyptian smiting an off thy shoes from off thy feet; for the place Hebrew, one of his brethren.

whercon thou standest is holy ground. 12 And he looked this way and that way, 6 Moreover he said, I am the God of thy and when he saw that there was no man, he father,the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand. and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid bis

13. And when he went out the second day, fuce , for he was afraid to look upon God. behold, two ir 20 of the Hebrewsstrove toge 71 and the LORD said, I have surely seen Nier: and he said to him that did the wrong, the affliction of my people which are in E Wherefore smitest thou thy fellou ? gypt, and have heard their cry by reason of

14 And he said, who made thee a prince their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows and a judge over us? Intendest thou io ki!! 8 And I am come down to deliver them (-ut me, as thou killedst the Egyptian? And Moses of the band of the Egyptians, and to bring feared, and said, Surely this thing is known. them up out of that land unto a good land

15 Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he and a large, untoa land flowing with milk and sought to slay Moses. But Moses fed from honey; unto the place of the Canaanites, and the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land the Pittites, and the Amorites, and the Pe of Midian: and he sat down by a well. rizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jeburites.

16 Now the priest of Midian had seven 9 Now therefore, behold, the cry of the daughters : and they came and drew water, children of Israel is come unto me: and I and filled the trouglis to water their father's have also seen the oppression wherewith the flock.

Egyptians oppress them. 17 And the sliepherds came and drove them 10 Come now therefore, and I will send away: but Moses stood up and helped them, thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayest bring and watered their rock.

forth my people the children of Israel oui of 18 And when they came to Reuel their Egypt. father, he said, How is it thai ye are come so Il' 1 And Moses said unto God, Who am boon to-day?

1, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and that I 19 And they said, An Egyptian delivered us should bring forth the children of Israel out out of the hand of the elepherds,and also drew of Egyp: ? water enough for us, and watered the flock. 1. All he said, Certainly! will be with

20 And lie said unto his daughters, And lice; and this shull he a loken unto thee thal woere is he? why is it that ye have left the I have sent thee: When thou hast brought inan? call hiin, iliat he may eat bread. forth the people out of Egype, ye shall serve

21 And Moses was content to dwell with God upon this mountain. the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his 13 And Moses said unto God, Beroll, daughter.

when I come unto the children of Israel, and 22 And she bare him a son, and lie called shall say unto them, The God of your fathers bis name Gershom; for he said, I have been hath sent ne unto you; and they shall say a stranger in a strange land.

to me, that is liis name? what shall I say 23 1' And it came to pass in process of unto them? time, that the king of Egypt died; and the 14 And God said unto Moses, I A.11 coildren of Israel sighed by reason of the THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou bondage, and they cried; and their cry came say unto the children of Israel, I AM bath up unto God, by reason of the bondage. sent me unto you.

24 And God heard their groaning, and 151 And God said moreover unto Moses, God remembered bis covenant with Abra- Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Isbam, with Isaac, and with Jacob.

rael, The LORD God of your fathers, the 25 And God looked upon the cliildren of God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the Israel, and God had respect unto them. God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you: tiis CHAP. III.

is my name for ever, and this is my memofither-in-law, the priest of Midian; and 16 Go, and gather the elders of Israel to he led the flock to the back-side of the de-gether, and say unto them, The Lorr God sert, and came to the mountain of God, even of your fathers, the God of Abraham, of I to Horeb.

saac, and of Jacob, appeared unto me, say 2 And the Angel of the Lord appeared un- ing, I bave surely Ýmited you, and seen tha> to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a which is done to 3.000 , Egype:

rialuto all generations.

sul of the aMiction of Egypt unto the land Lord, I am not eiuquent, nei!l.er heretrforg of the Canaanites, and we Hittites, and the nor since thou hast spoken usw thy servant : Amorites, and the Perizzites, and he Hivites, but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue. and the Jubusites, unto a land Aowing with 11 And the Lord said unto him, Who hath milk and honey.

made man's mouth? or who maketh the 13 And they shall hearken to thy voive: dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? and thou shali come, thou and the elders of have not I the LORD. Israel, unto the king of Egypt, and ye shall 12 Now therefore go, and I will be with thy say unto him, The Lord God of the Hebrews mouth, and teach thee what thou shall say. bath mel with as: and now let us go, we be 13 And he said, O my Lord, send, I pray bech thee, tuee days' journey into the wil thee, by the land of him rohom thou wilt derness, that we may sacrifice to the LORD send. our God.

14 And the anger of the Lord was kind. 194 And I am sure that the king of Egypt led against Moses, and be said, Is not Aaron will not let you go, no, not by a mighty hand. the Levite thy brother? I know that he can

20 And I will stretch out my hand, and speak well. And also, behold, he cometh mute Egypt with all my wonders which 1 forth to meet thee: and when he seeth thee, will do in ihe inidst tereof: and after that he he will be glad in his lieart. will let you go

15 And thou shait speak unto him, and put 21 And I will give this people favour in the words in his mouth : and I will be with ihy might of the Egyptians: and it shall come to mouth, and with his mouth, and will teach pass, that, wien yego, ye shall not gv empty: you what ye shall do.

22 But every woman shall borrow of her 16 And he shall be thy spokesman into the peighbour, and of her that sojourneth in her people: and he shall be, een he shall be to house, jewels of silver, and je vels of gold, thee instead of a mouth, and H.ou shult be a ind raiment: and ye shall put them upon your him instead of God. tons, and upon your daughters; and ye shall 17 And thou shalt take this rod in thino yil the Egypíans.

hand, wherewith thou shalt do signs. CHAP. IV.

18 | And Moses went and returned to

, , , , kold, they will not believe me, nor Let me go, I pray thee, and return unto my marken unto my voire: for they will say, breihren which are in Egypt, and see wlie. The LORD hath not appeared unto thee. ther they be yet alive. And Jethro said to

2 And the LORD said unto him, What is Moses, Go in peace. bat in thine hand? And he said, A rod. 19 And the LORD said unto Moses in Mi.

3 And he said, Cası it on the ground. And dian, Go, return into Egypt: for all the men be cast it on the ground, and it became a are dead which scuglitiny life. bezpent; and Moses fled from before it. 20 And Moses took his wife and his sons,

4 And the LORD said unto Moses, Put and set them upon an ass, and he returned 10 fond thine hand, and take it by the tail. And the land of Egypt. And Moses took the rod be put forth his hand and caught it, and il of God in his hand. became a rod in luis band :

21 || And the Lord said unto Moses, Wnra 5 Thal iney may believe that the LORD thou goest to return into Egypt, see that thing God of their fathers, the God of Abraham, do all those wonders before l'haruoli whichi le God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath have pu: in thine hand: but I williarden nis appeared unto thee.

heart, that he shall not let the pople ge, 6. And the Lord said furthermore unto 22 And thou shall say unto lleraon. Thus biin. Put now thine hand into thy bosom. saith the Lord, Israel is my sou, eren my And he put his land into his bosom; and firxl-born, when he took it out, behold, his hand was 23 And I say upto thee, I.et my son go, be porous as snow.

that he may serve ine: and if thou refusa in 7 And lie said, Put thine hand into thy let him go, behold, I will slay thy suh, 672n bus rin again. And he put his hand into luisthy first-born. kom again; and placked it out of his bo 24 1 And it came to pass by the way in die toni, and, lreliuld, it was turned again as his inn, that the Lord met him, and suuglie ic ether fie h.

kili him. And it shall come to pass, if they will 25 Then Zipporah took a sharp stone, an! Dit believe thee, neither hearken to the voice cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it ni of the first sign, that they will believe the his feet, and said, Surely a bloody husband voice of the latter sign.

art hou to me. And it shall come to pass, if they will 26 So he let him go : then she said, A 004 helieve also those two signs, neither neark- bloody husband thou art, because of the cir. en urto thy voice, that thou shalt take of the cumcision. water of the river, and pour it upon the dry 27 $ And the Lord said to Aaron, Go inio landi: and uie water, which thou takest out the wilderness to meet Moses. And he went, of the river, shall become bloud upon the dry and met him in the mount of God, and kiss. hind,

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de Lord who had sent him, and all the signs Werefore dea'est thou thus with thy set which he had commanded him.

vants ? 29 | And Moses and Aaron went and ga 16 There is no straw given unto thy ser. thered together all the elders of the children vants, and they say to us, Make brickinud, of Israel.

behold, t:y servants are beaten; but the fault SO And Aaron spake all the words which is in thine own people. the Lord had spoken unto Moses, and did 17 But he said, 'Ye are idle, yje are idle ; the signs in the sight of the people.

Let us go, ar to sacrifice 31 Aud the people believed: and when to the LORD. they seard that the Lord had visited the 18 Go therefore now and work : for there cluildren of Israel, and ibat he had looked shall no straw be given you, yet shali ye de upon their affliction, then they bowed their liver tlie tale of bricks. heads and worshipped.

19 And the officers of the children of Israel CHAP. V.

did see that they were in evil cuse, after it ND afterward Moses and Aaron went in, was said, Ye shall not minish oughi from God of Israei, Let my people go. that they 20 & And they met Moses and Aaron, who may cold a feast unto me in the wilderness. stood in the way, as they came forlle from

2 And Pharaol said, Who is the LOR!), ihat Pharaoh : I should obey his voice to let Israelgo? I know 2 And they said unto them, The LORD Dt the Lord, neither will I let Israel go. look upon you, and judge ; because ye have

3 And they said, The God of the Hebrews made our savour to be abhorred in ihe eves hath met with us : ler us go, we pray thee, of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of luis servants, three days' journey into tie desert, and sacri- to put a sword in their land tu slay us. fice unto the LORD our Ciod, lest he tall upon

191 And Moses relurned unto the LORD, As with pestilence, or with the sword. and suid, Lord, wherefore hest thou so evil

4 And the king of Egypt said unto thein, entreated this people? why is it that thou Wherefore do ye, Moscs and Aaron, let the bast sent me ? people from their works? ger you unto your

23 For since I came to Pharaoh to speak burdens.

in thy name, he hath done evil to this peo5 And Pharaoh said, Behold, ti e people or ple : neither bast thou delivered thy people we land now are many, and ye make them at ali. rest from their burdens.

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shalt thou see what I will do to Pharaob:

fror with a strong hand shall be let them go, 7 Ye shall 110 more give the people straw and with a strong hand shail he drive them to make brick, as beretofore : Sci inem go out of his land. had gather stran for themselves.

2 And God spake unto Moses, and said 8 And the tale of the bricks, which they unto him, I am the LORD: did make heretofore, ye sinullas upon thein; 3 And I appeared unto Abraham, unto ye shall not dimimislinnghi iliereol: for thiey Isaac, und unto Jacob, by the name of God ke idle ; therefore they cry, saying, Let us Almighty; bu! by my name JEHOVAH go and sacrifice to our God.

was I not known to them. 9 Let there more work be laid upon the 4 And I have also established my covenant Inen, that they may labour therein ; and let with them, to give them the land of Canaan, them not regard vain wonis.

the land of weir pilgrimage, whereiu they 10 4 And the taskınasters of the pecplcjwere strangers. went out, and their officers, and they spake 5 And I have also heard the groaning of the people, saying, Tlus saith Plaraoh, 1 the children of Israel, whom the Egyptiane will not give you straw.

keep in bondage; and I have remenubered 11 Go ye, get you straw where ye can find iny covenant. #: yet not ouglii of your work shall be di 6 Wherefore say unto the children of Ismiaished.

rae!, I ar the LORD, and I will bring you 12 So the people were scatiered abroad out from unler ihe burdens of the Egyptians, throughout all the land of Egypt to gather and I will rid you out of their boudige, and Mubble instead of straw.

I will redeem you with a stretched-out arm, 13 And the taskmasters liasted them, say- and with great judgments. ing, Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, as 7 And I will take you to ine for a people when there was straw.

and I will be to you a God; and ye 14 And the officers of the children of Israel, know that I am the LORI your Girl, which which Pharaoh's laskmasters had set over bringeth you out from under the burdens of thern, were beaten, and demanded, Where the Egyptians. fore have ye not fulfilled your task in ma 8 and I will bring you in nnto the land, king brick both yesterday and to-dey, as concerning the which I did swear to give it hereinfore.

to Abrabain, to Isaac.and to Jacob; and I will 151 Then the oficers of the children of Is- give it you for an heritage: I am the LORD.

y the task masters of lie premier, and their THEN the Lord said unto Moses, Now

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ing, I am the Lord : speak thou unto Pha u Go in, speak into Pharaoh king of ruoli king of Egypt all that I say unto thee. Egypt, that he let the children of Israel gol. 30 And Moses said before the LORI), Be cut of liis land.

lold, I am of uncircumcised lips, and how 12 And Moses spake before the LORD, say- shall Pharaoli liearken unto me? ing, Behold, the children of Israel lave not

CHAP. VII. hearkened into mer low them shall Piharaoh Adele Le Rhe said unto Moses, such

13 And the LORD spake unto Moses and aron thy brother shall be tny prophet. unio Aarn, and give them a charge unto 2 Thou shalt speak all that I command the children of Israel, and into Pharaoh king thee; and Aaron thy brother shall speak of Egypt. 10 boring the children of Israel cut unto Pharaohı, that lié seud the children of of the land of Egypl.

Israel out of his land 14 | These be the heads of their saliers' 3 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and houses : The sons of Reuben, the first-born multiply my signs and my wonders in the of Israri: llanorb. and Pullu, Hezron, and land of Egypt. ('armi: thiese be the families of Reuben. 4 Bul Pharaoh sliall not hearken unto you,

1511 And the sous of Simeon; Jemuel, and that I may lay my land upon Egypt, and lamin, and Ohad, and Jacliin, and Zoisar, bring fortlı mine armies, and my people the and Sha), the son of a Canaanitih wo- children of Israel, out of the land of fizype mon: these are the families of Simeon. by great judgments.

TRT And these are the names of the cons 5 And the Egyptians shall know that I am of Levi, according to their generations the Lord), when i stretch forth mine hand Gershon and kchath, and Merari. And the upon Egypt, and bring out the children of years of the life of Leri were an hundeed Israel from among them. Curts and seven years.

6 And Moses and Aaron did as the LORD 11 The sons of Gersion: Libmi, and Shi- commanded them, so did they. mi, according to their families.

7 And Moses wis fourscore years old, and 13 And the sons of Kohat!; Anrain, and Aaron fourscure and three years old, when Izhar, and Debron, an. Uzziel. And even they spake unto Pharaoh. years of the life of Kohat were an lundred 8 And the LORD spake unto Moses and thirs and iliree years.

unto Aaron, saying, 19. And the sons of Verari ; Malili, and 9 When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, say, Musli : these are the families of levi, ac-ing, Shew a miracle for you : then thou shall cording to their generations.

say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it bra 20 And Amrain took bim Jochebed lis fa-Tore Pharaoh, and it shaħ becoine a serpent. ther's sister to wife, and she bare lim Aaron 10 1 and Moses and Aaron went in unto and Moses. And the vears of the life of Am-Pharaoh, and they did so as the Lord had ram were an lundred and thiny and seven commanded : and Aaron cast down his rod yparx

before Pharaoh, and before his servants, and 21 ! And the sons of Izhar; Korah, andlit became a serpent. Neplieg, and Zicuri.

11 Then Pharaoli also called the wise men 22 An the song of Uzziel; Mishael, and and the sorcerers : now the magicians of Elzaplav. and Zithiri.

Egypl, they alsu did in like planner with 2 lng Aaron took him Elisbeba, daugh-their enchantments. ter of Anninadab, sister of Naasa, 10 12 For they cast down every men vis rod, wile; anul stie bare lim Nailab and Abiliu, and they became serpents : bút Aaron's rod Eleazar and Ithamar.

swallowed up their rods. And the sons of Korah ; Assir, anıl Ei. 13 And he hardened Pharaoh's heart, thar Kanah, ard Abiasapha : these are the families he liearkened not unto them; as die LORD of the Kolites.

had said 25 And Eleazar, Aaron's son, took liim ore 14 il And the Lord said unto Moses, Pham of the daugliters of Putiel lo wife ; and she raoh's heart is bardened, he refusech to let bare liim Phinelias : these are the heads of the people go the fathers of the Levites, according to their

15 Get thee unto Pharaob in the morplamilies.

ing ; lo, he goeth out ur:to the water; and * These are that Aaron and Moses, to thou shalt stand by the river's brink against whom the LORD said, Bring out the childien he come ; and the rod wnich was iuraed to) of Israel from the land of Egypt, according a serpent shalt thou take in thine hand. to their arnies.

16 And thou shalı say unto him, The LORD 7 These are they wliich epake to Pharaoh God of the Hebrews bath sent me unto three, king of Egypt, to bring out the children of saying, Let my peopie go, that hey may Israel from Egypt: these are that Moses and serve ine in the wilderness : and, behold, Aaron.

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