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know that I am the LORD : behold, I will my people ; and I will let the people go, t'ia smite with the rod that is in mine hand wey may do sacrifice unto the LORD. upon the waters which are in the river, and 9 And Moses said un:o Pharaoh, Glory they shall be turned to blond.

over me : when shall I entreat for thee, and 18- And the fish that is in the river, sliall for thy servants, and for thy people, io dedie, and die river shall stink ; and the Egyp- stroy the frogs from thee and iliy houses, thal Lians shall loathe to driuk of the water of the they may remain in the river only? river.

1o And he seid, To-morrow. And he saide 19 T And the Lord spake unto Moses, Say Be it arcording to thy word; tisat thou mayunto Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch out est know that it'ere is none like unto the Lond thine hand upon the waters of Egypt, upon our God. their streams, upon their rivers, and upon 11 And the frogs shall depart froin thee, their ponds, and upon all their pools of and from thy fouses, and from thy servants, water, that they may become blooci ; and and from thy reople ; they shall remain in that there may be blood throughout all the the river only land of Egypi, both in vessels of wood, and 12 And Mc res and Aaron went out from in vessels of stone.

Pharaoli : ane Moses cried urto the Lord 20 Ard Moses and Aaron did so, as the because of the trogs which lie ad brought LORD commanded and he lified up the rod, against Pharaoh. and smote the waters that were in the river, '13 And the Lord did according to the in the sight of Pharaoli, and in the sig hit of word of Moses; and tie frogs died out of the his servants; and all the waters that were houses,out of the villages and out of the fields. in the river were turned to blood,

14 And they gathered them together upon 21. And the fish that was in the river died ;jheaps, and the land stank. and the river stank, and the Egyptians could 15 But w!en Pharaoh saw that there was not drink of the water of the river: and there respite, le liardened his heart, and hearken was blood througliout all the land of Egypt. ed not unto them; as the Lord had said.

22 And the magiciars of Egypt did so willi! 16 11 And the LORD said unto Moses, Say their enchantments: and Pharaoli's heart wasjunto Aaron, Stretch out thy rod, and smiú hardened, neither did he learken unlo them ; the dust of the land, that it may become lice as the Lord hud said.

throughout all the land of Egypt. 23 And Pliaraoh turneil and went into liis! 17 And they did so : for Jaron stretches house, neither did he set his heari lo tliis also out his hand with his rod, and smote the dus

24 And all the Egyptians digged round of the earth, and it became lice in man ang about the river for water to drink ; for they in beast; all the dust of the land became lico could not drink of the water of the viver. Throughout all the land of Egypt.

25 And seven days were fulfilled, after 18 And the magicians did so with their that the Lord) had smitten the river. enchantinents 10 bring fortli lice, but they CHAP. VIII.

could not: so there were lice upon man and ND the Lord spake unlo Moses, Go um- upon heast. , :

19 Then the magicians said unto Pharaoh, saith the LORD, Let iny people go, dial they Tliis is the finger of God: and l'h eraoli way serve me.

heart was hardened, and he bearkened co 2 And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, unto them; as the Lord had said. I will smite all thy borders with frogs: 20 & And the Lord said unto Moses Ris

3 And the river shali bring forth frogs abun-up early in the morning, and stand before đantly, which shall go mp and come into thine Fliaraoli, (lo, he cometii lorih 10 the water, louse, and into thy bed-cliam!ver, and upon and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, La thy bed, and into ihe house of thy servants, my people, go, that they may serve me and upon thy people, and into dine ovens, i Else, ir thou wilt not let my people go and into thy kliending-troughs:

behokl, I will send swarms of Nies upon the 4 And the frogs shall come up, both on and upon dly servants, and upms ihy peop. thee, and upon thy people, and upon all thy and into thy houses ; and the houses or the servents.

Egyptians shall be full of swarms of llies, and 51 And the Lond spake unto Moses, Say also the ground whereon they ure. linio Aaron, Stretch forth thrine hand with 22 And I will sever in thai day the land of thy roll over the streams, over tbe rivers, Goshen, in wliich my people dwell, that no and over the ponds, and cause frogs to come swarms of fries shall be ilere ; to the end up upon the land of Egypt.

thou mayest know that I am the LORO ir uhe 6 And Aaron stretched out his hand over midst of the earth. die waters of Egypt; and the frogs came up, 23. And I will put a division between my Bind covered the land of Egypt.

people and thy people to-morrow shut is 7 and the magicians did so with their en-sigui be. antrents, and brought up frogs upon the 24 And the LORD did so: and there cume land of Egypt.

a grievous su arm of flies into the louise of 8 11 Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Pliaraoh, and into fois servants' houses, and sluron, and said, Entreat the LORI), that lie into all the land of Egypt: the land was cut

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25 And Pharaoh called for Moses and for 11 And the magicians could not stand before Aaron, and said, Go ye, sacrifice to your God Moses because of the boil; for the boil was upin the land.

on the magicians and upon all the Egyptians 26 And Moses said, I is not meet so to do;) 12 And the LORD hardened the heart of for we shall sacrifice the aboinination of the Pharaoh, and he hearkened not unto them ; Egyptians to the Lory our Gol: lo, «lall we as the Lord had spoken unto Moses. sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians 13 11 And the Lord said unto Moses, Rise before their eyes, and will they not stone us : up early in the morning, and stand before

27 (l'e will go three days' jouruey into the Pharaoli, and say unto Lim, Thus saith the wilderness, and sacrifice to the LORD our LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my people God, as he sluall cornmand us.

go, that they may serve me. 28 And Pharaoli said, I will let you go, 14 For I will at this time send all my thal ve may sacrifice to the LORD your God plagues upon thine leart, and upon tiiy serin the wilderness; on!y ye shall not go very vanis, and upon thy people : that thou maye far away : entreal for me.

est know that there is none like me in all the 29 And Moses said, Behold, I go out from earth. thee, and I will entreat the Lorn i!iat she 15 For now I will stretch out my hand, swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, that I may smite thee and thy people with from his servnnts, and from his people, to-pestilence; and thou shalt bé cut off from morrow : hui le not Pharaola deal deceitful-ule eartlı. ly any more in not letting the people go to 16 And in very deed for this cause liave 1 sacrifice to the Lord.

raised thee up, for to slew in thee my power; 30 And Moses wení out from Pharaoli, and and that iny name may be declared tlirough: entreated the Lord.

out all be enrtlı. 31 And the LORD did according to the word 17 As yet exaltest thou thyself against my of Mres; and lie removed the swarms of people, that thou will not let them go?. flies from Plaaraoh, from his servanls, and 18 Behold, to-morrow about this time I from his people : there remained not one. will cause it to rain a very grievous bail, such

32 And Pharaoli 1:arelened liis lieart at this as hath not been in Egypt since the founda time also, neither would be let the prople go. tion thereof even until now. CHAP. IX.

19 Send therefore now, and gailer thy THEN the Lord said unto Moses, Go in cattle, and all that thou hast in the field : for the Lord God of the Hebrews, Let my peo- found in the field, and shall not be hrougho ple go, that they may serve jne.

home, the hail shall come down upon them, 2 For if thou refuse to let them go, and and they shall die. wilt buld them still,

20 He that feared the word of the LORI 3 Behold, the hand of the Lorv is upon among the servants of Pharaoh made his ser thy cattle which is in the field, upon the vants and his cattle flee into the houses : horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, up 21 Anil he that regarder not the word of on the oxen, and upon the sleep: there shall the Lord left his servarts and bis castle in be a very grievous murrain.

the field. 4 And the LORD shall sever between the 22 1 And the LORD said unto Moses, cautle of Israel and the cattle of Egypt: and Stretch forth thine hand toward beaven, that there shall nothing die of all that is ihe child there may be lail in all the land of Egypt, dren's of Israel.

opon man, and upon beast, and upon every 5 And the Lord appointed! a sel ime, say- herl, of the field,throughout the land of Egypt ing, To-morrow the Lord shall do this thing 23 And Moses stretched forth his rod io. in the land.

ward beaven : and the LORD sent thunder 6 And the Lord did that thing on the mor- and bal, and the fire ran along upon the row, and all the cattle of Egyp died: but of ground; and the LORD rained lail upon the the cattle of the children of Israel died :10f one. Jand of Egypt.

7 And Pharaoh sent, and helold, there was 24 So there was hail, and fire mingled with Rx one of the cattle of the Israelites dead, he hail, very grievous, such as there was And the heart of Prarach was hardened, and none like it in all the land of Egypt since it he did not let the people go.

became a nation. 8! And the LORD said unto Moses and un 25 And the hwil smole thronghout all the to Aaron, Take to you handfuls of ashes of land of Egypt all that wes in the fielel, bouda the furnace, and let Moses sprinkle it toward mau and beast ; and the hailsmule every the heaven in the siglit of Pharaoli. herb of the field, and brake every tree of the

9 And it shall become small dust in all the field. land of Egypt, and shall be a boil breaking 26 Only in the land of Goshen, where the forth with blains upon man, and epon beast, children of Israel were, was there no linil. throughout all the land of Egypt.

27 11 Aud Pharaohı sent, and called for Mo 10 And they took ashes of ile furnace, and scs and Aaron, and said unto tiems, I havo stood before Pharaoh, and Moses sprinkled it sinned this time: the LORD is riglicous, and uptoward heaven; and it became a boilbreak. I and my penple are wicked. ing forth with blains upon mccand upon beasl. 28 Entreat the LORD (for it is cnough)

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that there be no more mighty trunderings | 9 And Moses said, We will go with our and hail ; and I will let you go, and ye shall young and with our old, with our sons and stay no longer.

with our daughters, with our flocks and with 29 And Moses said unto him, As soon as I our herds will we go : for we must hold a am gone out of the city, I will spread abroad feast unto the LORD. my hands unto the LORD ; and the thunder 10 And he said unto them, Let the Lord be shall cease, neither shall there be any more so with you, as I will let you go, and your hail; that thou mayest know how that the little ones : look to it; for evil is before you. earth is the Lord's.

11 Not so: go now ye that are men, and 30 But as for thee and thy servants, I know serve the LORD; for that ye did desire. And that ye will not yet fear the LORD God. they were driven out from Pharaoh's presence.

31 And the flax and the barley was smit- | 129 And the LORD said unto Moses,Stretch len; for the barley was in the ear, and the out thine hand over the land of Egyp: for the fax was bolled.

locusts, that they may come up upon the land 32 But the wheat and the rye were not lof Egypt, and eat every herb of the land, smitten; for they were not grown up.

even all ihat the hail hath leti. 33 And Moses went out of the city from 13 And Moses stretclied forth his rod over Pharaoh, and spread abroad his hands unto the land of Egypt, and the Lord brough the Lord; and the thunders and hail ceas- an east wind upon the land all that day, and ed, and the rain was not poured upon the all that night; and when it was morning, the earth.

east wind brought the locusts. 31 And when Pharaoh saw that the rain. 14 And the lociists went up over all the and the bail, ani the thunders, were ceased, land of Egypt, and rested in all the coasts of ne sinned yet more, and hardened his heart, Egypt : very grievous were they; befire be and his servants.

then there were no such locusis as ibey, nei. 33 And the heart of Pharaoh was liarden-ther after them shall be such. ed, neither would he let the child en of Israel 15 For they covered the face of the whole go; us thic Lord had spoken by Moses. earth, so thai the land was darkened ; ang CHAP. X.

they did cat every herb of the land, and al ND the LORD said unto Moses, Go in the fruit of the trees which the hail had left

. heart, and the heart of his servants, that I te trees, or in the herbs of the field, thrvugt miglit shiew thiese my signs before him : all the land of Egypt.

And that thou mayest tell in the ears of 16 1 Then Pharaoli called for Moses and My son, and of try son's son, what things 1 Aaron in haste; and lie said, I have sinned have wrouglie in Egypt, and my signs which against the LORD your God, and against you I have lone among them; that ye may know '17 Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my how that I am the LORD.

sin only this once, and entreat the Lord your 3 Ard Moses and Aaron came in unto God, that lie may take away from me thi. l'haraoli, and said unto liim, Thus saitli the death only. Lord God of the Hebrews, How long wilt 18 And he went out from Pharaoh, and thou refuse to jumble thyself before me ? entreated the LORD. Let my people go, that they may serve me.

19 And the Lord turned a mighty strong 4 Else, it'thiou refuse to let my people go, west wind, which took away the locusts, and ehoid, to-morrow will I bring the locusts cast them into the Red Sea ; there remaines into thy coast :

not one locust in all the coasts of Egypt. 5 And they shall cover the face of the 20 But the Lord hardenedd Pharaoh's earth, that one cannot be able to see the heart, su that he would not let the children of earth and they shall eat the residue of that Israel go, wlijen is escaped, which remaineth unto you

21. And the Lord said unto Moses from the bail, and shall eat every trce which Siretch ou thine hand toward henven, thias groweth for you out of the firld.

thirre may be darkness over the land of 6 and they shall fill thy houses, and the Egypi, even dark nessuhich may be felt. houses of all ily servants, and the houses of 2 And Moses stretched forth luis hand to all the Egyptians; whicli neither thy fatheis, ward heaven; aud there was a thick darknor thy latliers' futhers have seen, since the ness in all the land of Egypt three days. day that they were upon the earth unto this 23 They saw not one another, neither rose daj. And he turned himself, and went out any from his place for three days: but all the from Pharaoh.

children of Israel had liglit in their dwellings. 71 And Pharaoh's servants said unto liim, 11 And Pharaoh called unto Moses, and How long shall this man be a snare unto us! said, Go yo, serve the LORD ; only let your Let the men so, that they may serve the Hocks and your herd: be stayed I let you LORD their God': knowest thou not yet that little ones also go with you. Egypt is destroyed ?

25 And Moses said, Thou must give us alAnd Muses and Aaron were brought so sacrifices and burnt-offerings, that we may again unto Pharaoh : and he said unto them, sacrifice unto the Lord our God. Go, serve the LORD your God: but who are 26 Our cattle also shall go with us ; there they that shall go?

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most we take to serve the Lord our God; lam!. let him and liis inglibaril !!?x? ma Ant we know not withi whint we must serve luis house lahe il, according in the wumhur the LORD until we coine thither.

of the souls: every inan, according to his 2. But the Lord hardened Pharaoh's eating, shall make your count for the lani. heart, and lie would not let them go.

ý Pour lanıb shall be without blemislı, a 28 And Pharaoh said unto him, Get thee sale of the first year; ye shall take it out from me, take heed to thiyself, see my face from the sheep, or from the goals. no more: for in that day tiio't seest my face 6 And ye shall keep it up until the four thou shalt die,

teenth day of the same month : and the 99 And Moses said, Thou hast spoken whole assembly of the congregation of Israel weil : I will see thiv face again no more. shall kill it in the evening. CHIP. XI.

7 And they shall take of the blood, ard I bring one plague more upon Pharaoh, upper door-post of the houses wherein they and spon Egypt'; afterwards lie will let you shall eat it. go bence: when he shall let you go, he shall 8 And they shall eat the flesh in that niglie, surely thrust you out lience altogether. roast with fire, and unleavened bread; and

2 Speak now in the ears of the people, with biller herbs they sball eat it. and lei every man borrow of bis neighbour, 9 Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at a!l with and every woman of her neighbour, jewels water, but roast with fire ; his head with his of silver, and jewels of gold.

legs, and with the purtenance thereof. 3 And the LORI gave the people favour in 10 And ye shall let nothing of it remain the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover, the until the morning; and that which remainetli man Moses was very great in the land of or it until the inorning ye shall burn with fire. Egypt. in the sight of Pharaoh's servants, 11 11 And thus wball' ye eat it; with your And in the sig lit of the people.

loins girded, your shocs on you fees, and 4 1 And Moses said, Thus saith the Lord, your staff in your land : and ye shall eat it About midniglie will I go out into the midst iu baste ; it is the Lord's passover. of Egype:

12 For I will pass through the land of 5 And all the first-born ia the land of Egypt Egypt this night, and will smite all the first. shall die, from the first-born of Pharaoh that born in the land of Egypt, both man and sit:eth upon his throne, even unto the first-heast; and against all the gods of Egypt I born of ihe maid-servant that is behind the will execute judgment: I am the LORD. mill; and all the first-born of beasts.

13 And the blood shall be to you for a 6 And there shall be a great cry through-token upon the houses where ye are : and out all the land of Egypt, such as there was when I see the blood, I will pass over you, pone like it, nor shall be like it any more. and the plague shall not be upon you to de.

7 But against any of the children of Israel stroy yout, when I sinite the land of Egypt. shall not a dog move his tongue, against man 14 And ihis day shall be unto you for a or beast, that ye may know how that the memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast to the LORD) doth pui a difference between the LORD throughout your generations : ye shall Egyptians and Israel.

keep it a feast by an ordinance for ever. 8 And all these thy serva uts shali coine 15 1 Seven days shall ye eat unleavenea cown unto me, and how down themselves bread; even the first day ye sha! put away vuto me, saying, Get thee out, and all the leaven out of your louses : for whosoever people that follow thee: and asier that I will eateth leavened bread, from the first day ungo out. And lie went out from Pharaoh in til the seventh day, tint soul shall be cut ch a great anger.

from Israel. 94 And the LORD said unto Moses, Plia 16 And in the first day there shall be an lo. raob shall not hearken unto you ; that my ly convocation, and in the seventh day there womers may be multiplied in the land of shall be an holy convocation to you ; eo mariEgypt.

ner of work shall be done in thein, save that 10 And Moses and Aaron did all these won which every man must eat, that only may be ders heiore Pharaoh : and the Lord harden done of you. ed Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let 17 And ye shall observe the feast of unlea. he children of Israel go out of his land. vened bread; for ir this self-sanse day have CHAP. XII.

I brought your armies out of the land on AN ND the LORD spake unto Moses and Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this day in

Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying, your generations by an ordinance for ever. 2 This month shall be unto you the begin 18 In the first month, on the fourternın ning of months : it shall be the first month of day of the month at even, ye shall eat un the year to you.

leavened bread, until the one and twentieth 31 Speak ye unto all the congregation of day of the month at even. Israel, saying, lo the tenth day of this month 19 Seven days shall there be no leaven they shall take to them every man a lamh,, found in your houses : for whosoever cateid prcandog to the liouse of iheir fathers, a that which is leavened, even that soul shall po ior an house,

be cut off from the congregation of Israel, And if the housebold be loo linie for the whether he be a stranger, or born in the laud.

20 Ye shall eat nothing leave:sed; in all your from Rameses e Succoth, a sout six hundred habitatious shall ye eat unleavened bread. thousand on foot that were men, besides chil.

21 [ Thien Moses called for all the elders dren. of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out and 38 And a mixed multitude went up also take you a laini), according to your families, with them; and Mocks and herds, even very and kill the passover.

much cattle. 22 And ye shall take a buncli of hyssop,and 39 And they baked unleavened cakes of dip it in the blood that is in the bason, and the dough which they brouglie forth out of Atrike the lintel and the two side-posis with Egypt, for it was not leavened ; because the blood that is in the bason; and none of they were thrust out of Egypt, and could not you shall go out at the door of his house un- larry, neither had they prepared for them. ill the morning.

selves any victual. 23 For the Lord will pass through to smite 40 41 Now the sojourning of the clrildren cf the Egyptians; and when he seeth the blood Israel, who dwelt "in Egypt, was four lune upon ile lintel, and on the 'wo side-posts, the dred and thirty years. Lord will pass over the door, and will not 41 And it came to pass, at the end of the susser llie destroyer to come in unto your four hundred and tiririy years, even the selihouses to smite you.

same day it came to pass, that all the liosts of 24 And ye shall observe this thing for an the LORD went out from the land of Egypt. ordinance to thee and to thy sons for ever. 42 It is a night to be much observed un

25 And it shall come to pass, when ye belo the Lord for bringing thers out from the come to the land which the Lord will give land of Egypt: this is iliat night of the Lord you, according as he liarlı promised, that ye to be observed of all the children of Israel in shall keep this service.

their generations. 6 And it shall come to pass, when your 43 | And the LORD said unto Moses and ehikven shall say unto you, What mean yo Aaron, This is the ordinance of the pasgover; by this service

there shall no stranger eat thereof : 7 That ye shall say, Il is the sacrifice or 44 But every man's servant that is bouglie the Lord's passover, who passed over the for money, wlien tlou last circumcised hiin, bouses of the children of Israel in Egypt, ten shall he eat thereof. when lie smole the Egyptians, and delivered 45 A foreigner and an hired servant shall our houses. And the people bowed the head, not eat thereof. and worshiipped.

46 In one house shall it be eaten: thou shalt 28 And ihe children of Israel went away, not carry forth ought of the flesh abroad out and did as the Lord had commanded Moses of the liouse ; neither shall ye break a bone and Aaro!), so did they.

thereof. 29 !! And it came to pass, that at mid- 47 All the congregation of Israelshal! keep il night the Lory smole all the first-born in 43 And when a stranger shall sojourn with the land of Egypt, from the first-born of Wee, and will keep the passover toile LORD, Pharaoh that sat on his throne, unto the first let all luis males be circumcised, and then lei born of the captive that was in the dungeon, him coine near and keep it; and he shall be und all the firsi-born of cattle.

as one that is burn in the land: for no uncir30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, hie, cumcised person shall eat thereof. and all his servants, and all the Egyptians;ani 49 One law shall be to him that is home. There was a great cry in Egypt: for there was born, and unto the stranger that sojourneika not an house where there roas not one dead.

among you. 3) 1 And he called for Moscs and Aaron 50 Thus did all the children of Israel: as by niglit, and said, Rise up, and get you the LORD commanded Moses and Aaron, so forth froin ainong my people, bouli ye and did they. the children of Israel, and go, serve the 51 And it came to pass the self-same day, LORD, as ye have said.

thut the Lord did bring the children of Israel 3. Also iake your Hocks and your hierds, as out of the land of Egype hy their armies, ye have said, and be gone: and bless me also.

CHAP XII. people, that they miglit send them up on the AND the Loru spake

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2 Sanctisy unto me all the first-born. lard in haste; for they said, We be all dead men. whatsoever openeth the womb among the

31 And the people took their dough before childreu of Israel, both of man and of beast it was leavened, their kneading-trouglis being it is mine. bound".pin their clothes upon their shoulders. 3 And Moses suid unto the people, Re

35 And the children of Israel did accord- inember this day, in which ye came out from ing io the word of Moses; and they borrow. Egypt, out of the house or bondage ; for by ed of the Egyptians jewels of silver, anıl jew- strength of hand t'e LORD brouglit you out els of gold, and raiment.

from iliis place: there shall no leavened bread 36 And the Lorn gave the people savour be eaten. in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they 4 This day caine ye out in the month abib. lent unto them such things as they required : 5 And it shall be, when the LORD glia's and they spoiled the Egyptians.

bring thee into tiie land of the Canaaniles, 37 1 And the children of Israel journeyed and the Hitrites, and the Amorites, and the

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