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7 And Pliaraoh's Servants faid unto him, How long ihail this Man be a Snare unto us? Let the Men go, that they may serve the Lord their God : Knowest thou not yet that Egypt is DESTROYED?
8 And Moses and AARON were brought again unto Pharaoh : and he said unto them, Go, serve the Lord your God: but who are they that shall go?
9 And Mofes faid, We will go with our Young, and with our Old, with our Sons, and with our Daughters; with our Flocks, and with our Herds will we go: for we must hold a Feast unto the Lord.
10 And he said unto them, Let the Lord be so with you, as I will let you go, and your Little ones : Look to it, for Evil is before you.
11 Not so : go now ye that are Men, and serve the Lord, for that you did desire. And they were DRIVEN out from Pharaoh's Presence.
12 And the Lord said unto Moses, Stretch out thirte Hand over the Land of Egypt for the Locusts, that they may come up upon the Land of Egypt, and eat every Herb of the Land, even all that the Hall hath left.
13 And Moses stretched forth his Rod over the Land of Egypt, and the Lord brought an East-wind upon the Land all that Day, and all that Night: and when it was Morning, the East-wind brought the Locusts.
14 And the Locusts went up over all the Land of Egypt, and rested in all the Coasts of Egypt : very grievous were they ; before them there were no such Locusts as they, neither after them shall be such.
15 For they covered the Face of the whole Earth, so that the Land was DARKENED, and they did eat every Herb : and there remained not any GREEN Thing in the Trees, or in the Herbs of THE FIELD, through all the Land of Egypt.
16 Then Pharaoh called for Mofes and Aaron in HASTE; and he said, I have SINNED against the LORD your God, and against you.
17 Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my Sin only this once, and intreat the LORD your God, that he may take away from me this DEATH ONLY.
18 And he went out from Pharaoh, and intreated the LORD. 19 And the LORD turned a mighty strong West-wind,
which took away the Locusts, and cast them into the Red Sea : there remained not one Locust in all the Coasts of Egypt.
20 But the Lord hardened Pharaoh's Deart, so that he would not let the Children of Israel go.
21 And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine Hand toward HEAVEN, that there may be DARKNESS over the Land of Egypt, even DARKNESS which may be FELT.
22 y And Moses stretched ' Psal. cv. 28 He sent DARKNESS, forth his Hand toward Hea- and made it dark: and they rebelled
not against his Word. ven: and there was a thick Darkness in all the Land of Egypt Three Days.
23 They saw not one another, neither rose any from his Place for three Days : but all the Children of Israel had Light in their Dwellings.
24 And Pharaoh called unto Moses, and said, Go ye, serve the LORD; only let your Flocks and your Herds be stayed : let your Little ones also go with you.
25 And Mofes faid, Thou must give us also Sacrifices, and Burnt-offerings, that we may facrifice unto the LORD
26 Our Cattle also shall go with us ; there shall not an Hoof be left BEHIND: for thereof must we take to serve the Lord our God; and we know not with what we must serve the LORD until we come thither.
27 But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's Heart, and he would not let them go.
28 And Pharaoh said unto him, Get thee from me, take heed to thyself, see my Face NO MORE: for in that Day thou seeít my Face, thou shalt die.
29 And Moses said, Thou hast spoken well, I will see thy Face again no MORE.
C H A P. XI.
1 God's Mesage to the Israelites to borrow Jewels of their
Neighbours. 4 The Death of the First-born is threatened,
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gypt ; afterwards he will let you go hence : when he shall let you go, he shall surely thrust you out hence altogether,
2 Speak now in the Ears of the People, and let every Man borrow of his Neighbour, and every Woman of her Neighbour, Jewels of Silver, and Jewels of Gold.
3. And the LORD gave the People Favour in the Sight of the Egyptians. Moreover, the Man Moses was very GREAT in the Land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's Servants, and in the sight of the People.
4 And Moses said, Thus faith the LORD, About Midnight will I go out into the midst of Egypt.
5 And all the FIRST-BORN in the Land of Egypt shall DIE, from the FIRST-BORN of Pharaoh, that fitteth upon his THRONE, even unto the First-born of the Maid-servant that is behind the Mill; and all the First-born of Beasts.
6 And there fhall be a great Cry throughout all the Land of Egypt, such as there was none like it, nor shall be like it any more.
7 But against any of the Children of Israel shall not a Dog move his Tongue against Man or Beast : that ye may KNOW how that the Lord doth put a Difference between the EGYPTIANS and ISRAEL.
8 And all these thy Servants shall come down unto me, and bow down themselves unto me, saying, Get thee out, and all the People that follow thee; and after that I will go out: and he went out from Pharaoh in a GREAT ANGER.
9 And the LORD said unto Moses, Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you; that my Wonders may be multiplied in the Land of Egypt.
10 And Moses and Aaron did all these Wonders before Pharaoh : and the Lord hardened Pharaoh's Heart, so that he would not let the Children of Israel
3 The Pallover is instituted. 29 The First-born are pain.
31 The Israelites are driven out of the Land.
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unto Moses and Aaron in 2 This Month shall be unto you the Beginning of Months : it shall be the first Month of the Year to you.
3 Speak ye unto all the Congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth Day of this Month they shall take to them
every Man á LAMB, according to the House of their Fathers, a LAMB for an House.
4 And if the Houshold be too little for the Lamb, let him and his Neighbour next unto his House, take it according to the Number of the Souls ; every Man according to his Eating, shall make your Count for the Lamb.
5 Your LAMB shall be without BLEMISH, a Male of the firft Year: ye shall take it out from the Sheep, or from the Goats.
6 And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth Day of the fame Month : and the whole Allembly of the Congregation of Israel shall kill it in the Evening.
7 And they shall take of the Blood, and strike it on the two SIDE-POSTs, and on the upper DOOR-POST of the Houses, wherein they shall eat it.
8 And they shall eat the Flesh in that Night; roast with Fire, and UNLEAVENED BREAD, and with BITTER HERBS they shall eat it.
9 Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with Water, but roast with Fire : his Head with his Legs, and with the Purtenance thereof.
10 And ye shall let nothing of it remain until the Morné ing: and that which remaineth of it until the Morning, ye shall burn with Fire.
11 And thus shall ye eat it ; with your Loyns girded, with your Shoes on your Feet, and your Staff in your Hand and ye shall eat it in Haste; it is the LORD's PASSOVER.
12 For I will PASS through the Land of Egypt this Night, and will smite all the FIRST-BORN in the Land of Egypt, both Man and BEAST : and against all the Gods of Egypt I will execute JUDGMENT; I am the LORD.
13 And the Blood shall be to you for a Token upon the Houses where you are : and when I see the BLOOD, I will PASS OVER you, and the Plague shall not be upon you to DESTROY you, when I smite the Land of Egypt.
14 And this Day shall be unto you for a MEMORIAL ; and you shall keep it a Feast to the Lord throughout your Generations : you shall keep it a Feast by an OrdiNANCE for ever.
15 Seven Days shall ye eat UNLEAVENED Bread, even the first Day ye shall put away Leaven out of your Houses : for whosoever eateth leavened Bread, from the first Day
until the seventh Day, that Soul shall be cut off from Israel.
17 And ye shall observe the Feast of unleavened Bread; for in this self-fame Day have I BROUGHT your ARMIES out of the Land of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this Day in your Generations, by an Ordinance for ever.
18 In the first Month, on the fourteenth Day of the Month at Even, ye shall eat unleavened Bread, until the one and twentieth Day of the Month at Even.
21 Then Mofes called for all the Elders of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out and take you a LAMB, according to your Families, and kill the PASSOVER.
22 And ye shall take a Bunch of HYSSOP, and dip it in the Blood that is in the Bason, and strike the Lintel and the two SIDE-POSTS with the Blood that is in the Balon : and none of you shall go out at the Door of his House until the Morning.
23 For the Lord will pass through to SMITE the Egyptians, and when he seeth the Blood upon the Lintel, and on the two Side-posts, the LORD will PASS OVER the Door, and will not suffer the DESTROYER to come in unto your Houses to SMITE you.
24 And ye shall observe this Thing for an Ordinance to thee, and to thy Sons for ever.
25 And it hall come to pass, when ye be come to the Land, which the LORD will give you, according as he hath promised, that ye shall keep this Service.
26 And it shall come to pass, when your CHILDREN shall say unto you, What mean you by this Service?
27 That ye shall say, It is the SACRIFICE of the Lord's PASSOVER, who PASSED OVER the Houses of the Children of Israel in Egypt, when he smote the Egyptians, and deLIVERED our Houses. And the People bowed the Head, and WORSHIPPED.
28 And the Children of Israel went away, and did as the Lord had commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they.
29 And it came to pass, that at MIDNIGHT the LORD SMOTE all the FIRST-BORN in the Land of Egypt, froni the FIRST-BORN of Pharaoh, that fat on his Throne, unto the First-born of the Captive that was in the Dungeon ; and all the First-born of Cattle.
30 And Pharaoh ROSE up in the Night, he and all his Servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great Cry