Obrazy na stronie

Juob bleffetb bis foxr. Chap, xlix. 1.

Jacobs destb. phraim, it difpleared him : and he held up of the sea : and he sball be for an haver of his fathers hand, to remove it from Ephra- Thsps : and his border sball be unto Zidon, ims head unto Manaffens head.

14 ilrachar is a Itrong als, couching 18 And Torepb said unto his father, Not down between two burd.ns. fo, my faeher : for this is the first-born, 15 And he saw that rett was good, and put thy right hand upon his head,

the land that it was pleaf 19 áad his father refused, and said, I his thoulder to bear, and became a servant know it. ny fon I know it: he also thall unto tribute become a people, and be also shall be 16 Dan mall judge his peopte, as one great ; but iruly his younger brother shall of the tribes of Israel. be greater than he, and his seed all be- 17 Dan shall be a fer pent by the way, ao come a maltitude of nations.

adder in the path, that biteen the horse20 And he blessed them that day,sayingheels, so that his rider hall fall backward. Ju thee shall Ifracl blers, faying, God make 18 I havewaired for thy salvation, OLORD. thee as Ephraim, and as Manatich : and he 19 Gad, a roop thail overcome ha ; Set Ephraim before Manaffeh.

but he thall overcome at the last. 21 And Ifracl laid unto Joseph, Behold, 20 Out of Alher bis bread sball be fat. I dic; but God Iball be with you, and bring and he shall yield royal dainties. you again unto the land of your fathers. 21 9 Naphtali is a hind let loose : be

22 Moreover, I have given to thee one giveth goodly words. portion above thy brethren, which I took 22 oreph is a fruitful bough, buin a out of the hand of the Amorice with my fruitful borgh by a well, wbo, e branches fward and with my bow.

run over the wall, CHAP. XLIX.

23 The archers have sorely grieved him, 1 Zarob calletb bis fouste blers tbem. Tbeir and Thot at him and hated him.

blelling inparticular. 29 Hecbargeth them 24 But his bow abode in strength, and the concerning bis burial. 33 His death. arms of his hands were made itrong, by the A Nd Jacobcalled unto his sons, and said hands of the mighsy God of Jacob: tron m Gather your felves together, that I thence is the ihepherd, the ftone of Israel, may tell you ibat which Mall befall you in 25 Even by the God of thy father, who the last days. .

shall help thee, and by the almighty, who i Garher your selves together, and hear fhall bless thee with bleflings of heaven ye fons of lacob, and hearken unto Ifrael above, blessings of the deep that lieth unyour father.

der, bleflings of the breast, and of Ş womb. 3 9 Roubes, thou art my Mist-born, my 26 The bleflings of thy father have preMight, and the beginning of my strength, vailed above the blessings of my progenithe excellency of dignity, and the excel tors, unto the utmoit bound of the everIcocy of power.

Tafting hills, they thall be on the head of 4 Unstable as water thou shalt not ex- Joseph, and on the crown of ure head of cel, because thou wenrest up to thy fathers him that was separate from his brerbrea bed, then defiledst thou if : He went ap to 27 G Benjamin shallraven as a wolfs in my couch,

the morning he thall devour the prey, and 5 Simcon and Levi are brethren, inftru. at night he shall divide the spoil... ments of cruelty are in their habitations. 28 | All these are the twelve tribes of

6 O my soul, come not thou into their Ifrael: and this is it that their father fpake fecret: unto their assembly, mine honour, unto them, and blelled them; every one be not thou united for in their anger, they according to his bleiliog he blessed them. New a man, and in their self will they dig. 29 And he charged them, and said unto ged down a wall.

them, I am to be gathered unto my people: 7 Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce: bury me with my fathers, in the cave chatand their wrath, for it was cruel: I will din is in the field of Ephron the Hittite. vide them in Jacob,& fcatterthem in Ifracl 30 In the cave that is in the field of

8 9 Judah, thou art be whom thy bre. Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the thren shall praire : thy hand sball be in the land of Canaan, which Apranam bought neck of thioc enemies; thy fathers chil with the field of Ephron the Hittite, for a dren shall bow down before thec.

poffcffion of a burying-place. Judab is a lions whelp, from the prey, 31( There they buried Abraham and Samy son, dbou at gone up : he stooped rah his wife, there they buried Isaac and dowa, he couched as a lion, and as an old Rebekah his wife, & there I buried Leah.) lion,; who shall rouze him up ?

32 The purchase of the fie d& of the cave 10 The Scepter 1hall not depart from Ý is therein, was from the children of Heth. Judab, nor a law-giver from between his 33 And when Jacob bad made an end of feet, untill Shiloh come, and unto him, commanding his fons, he gathered up his shall the gathering of the people be

feet into the bed, and yielded up the ghost, 11 Bindiog his fole unio the vine, and and was gathered unto his people. his affes colt voto the choice vine, he

сHAP. L. washed his garments in wine, and his 1 The' mourning for Jacob. 7 Tbe funeral. clothes in the bood of grapes.

. 247 ofepb propbofietbytojbis bretdren their 12 His eyes hall be red with wine, and return. 26 His death. his teeth white with milk.

A Nd Joteph fell upon his fathers face, 130 Zebulon thall dwell at the haven and wept upon him, and killed him.

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- Good out of evil, 2 And Joreph commanded his servants 14.1 And Joseph returned into Egypt the physicians to embalm his father; and he and his brethren, and all that went up the physicians embalmed Israel.'

with him to bury his tather, after he had 3 'And fourty days were fulfilled for him buryed his father. (for fo are fulfilled the daysofthose which 15 9 And when Josephs brethren (aw are embalmed ) and the Egyptians mourn- mac thoir father was dead, they said, ed for him threescore and ten days. . Jofeph will peradventure hate us, and will

4 And when the days of his mourning certainly reguite us all the evil which we were part, Jofeph fpake unto the house of did unto him. . * Pharaoh, saying, If now I have found 16 And they sent meffengers untoJoseph, grace in your eyes, spake I pray you, is saying, Thy father did commandbefore he the ears of Pharaoh, saying,

died, laying, 5. My father made me fware, saying, Lo, 17 So Thali ye fay unto Joseph, Forgive, I diei in iny grave which I have digged I pray thee now, the trespass of thy brejor me, in the land of Canaan, there hair thren, and their fin; for they did unto thee thou bury me. Now therefore let me go cyil: And now, we pray thee, forgive the up, I pray thee, and bury my father, and trespais of the servants of the God of thay I will come again.

father. And Joseph wept when they pake 6 And Pharaon said, Go up, and bury unto him. thy father according as he made thee i'ware. *78 Aod his brethren alio went and fell

7 And Joseph went up to bury his ta. down before his face, and they said, Bether, and with him went up all the servants hold, we be thy servants : otPnaraon, the elders of his house, and al. 19 And Joseph faid unto them, Vear the Elders of the land of Egypt. ! not for am I in the place of God?

8 And all the house ot Joteph, and his to Bout as for you, ye thought evil a. brethren, and his fathers house: only their gainit me, but God meant ituntd goed to litle ones, and their Aocks, and their bring to pass, as it is this day, to fave herds, they left in the land of Goihen. much people alive in

9 And.there went up with him both 21 Now therefore fear ye not :J will chariots and Horsemen 3 and it was a very nourish you, and your lit le ones. And he great company.

coaforted them, and spake kindly upto 10 And tacy came to the threshing-four them. of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, and there .22 | And Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he, they mourned with a great and very fore and nis fathers houie ; & jofeph lived an Tamentation and he made a mourning for huodred and ten years, bis father seven days,

23 And Joseph Taw Rphraims children, "! And when the inhabitants of the of the third generation : the children also land, the Canaanites fuw.the mourning in of Machir, the son of Manaffen, werd the floor of Arad, theylaid, This is a grey, brought up upon Josephs knees, cus mourning to the Egyptians ; wherea 14 And Joseph Said unto his brethren, fore the name of it was called Abel-mizra- dic: and God will surely visit you, & bring img, which is beyond Jourdan.

• you out of this land, unto the land, which 12 And his coas did unto him accordin og hefware to Abraham,tolfaac, and to Jacob. as he commanded hem.

15 And Joseph took an oath of the chil13 For his lons carried him into the land dren of Trael, saying, God will surely of Canaan, and buried him in the cave of vifit you, and ye shall carry up my bones the field of Machpelah ; which Abraham from heice, bought with the field for a pofterion of a 26 So Joroph died, being an hundred and Drying place,of Ephron the Hittite, ben ten years old : and they embalmed him fore Mamre.

and he was put in a coffio in Egypt.

The second BOOK of MOSES, called E XODUS.

CHAP. I. ' & Now there arose up a new king over i Ifrael multiplies, 8 tbougb opprered. 15 Egypt, which knew not Jofeph, The midwives godlineft.

And he said upto his people. Behold, OW these are the names of the the people of the children of Israel, art 1. children of Israel which came into more and mightier than we.

Egypt, every man and his houshold io. Come on, let us deal wirely with came with Jacob

them lett they multiply : and it come to 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Jodah, país, that when there falleth out any war, 13 itachari Zebulon, and Benjamin, they joyn also unto our enemies, and fight 64 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad and Ather against us and fo get them up out of land.

And all the fouls that came one of the 1! Therefore they did ret over them Joyns of Jacob, were l'eventy fouls for task-masters, to afflict them with their Jofeph was in Egypt already.

burdens, And they built for Pharaoh trea6 And foseph died, and all his brethren, lure-cities, Pithon and Raamges. . and all that generation,

12 But the more they afflicted them, the 7. And the children of Israel were more they multiplied and grew ; and they fruitful, and encreased abundantiy, and were grieved because of the children of multiplied, and waxed exceeding nighty; Ifrael... 2 . and the land was filled with them."

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Moses birtb.. . " Chap. ii, fii. Moses keepetb Jetbros flock. 13 And the Egyptians made the children, Take this child away, and nurse it for me, of Ifra:1 to serve with rigour.

and I will give tbee thy wages. And the 14 And they made their lives bitter with woman took the child, and nursed it." hard bondage in morter, and in brick ; 10 And the child grew, and she brought and in all manner of service in the field him unto Pharaohs daughter, and he beall their service wherein they made them came ber íon. And the called his Dame serve, was with rigour,

Mores ; and the faid, Becaufe I drew 15 And the king of Egypt spake to him out of the water. the Hebrew midwives, of which the name 1 !1 1 And it came to pass in thole days of one was Shiprah, and the name of the when Mofes was grown, that he went out other Puah :)

unto his brethren, and looked on their 16 And he said, When ye do the office burdens; and hefpied an Egyptian imit of a midwife to the Hebrew woman, and ing an Hebrew, one of his brethren. sec tbem upon the tools, if it be a son, then 11 And he looked this way, and y way & yc (hall kill him ; but if it be a drughter, when he saw there was no inao, he flew then the hall live

the Egyptian, god bid him in the iand. But the midwives feared God, aad 3 And when he went out the coond day, did not as the king of Egypt commanded behold, two inen of the Hebrows Itrove them, but saved the men children alive together and he said to bim that did thg

18 And the king of Egypt called for the wrong, Wherefore smitest thou thy fellow? midwives, and said unto them, Why have14 And he ruid, who made thee a prince, • ye done this thing and bave saved the and a judge over us intendest thou to men children alive?

kill me, as thou killed it the Egyptian ? 19 And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, Apd Mofes feared, add said, surely this Because the Hebrew women are not as the thing is known. Egyptian women: for they are lively, and 15 Now when Pharaoh heard this thing arc delivered ere the midwives come in he sought to slay Moses. But Mofes fed unto thein.

: from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the 20 Therefore God dealt well with the land of Midian : and he sat down by a well. midwives : and the people multiplied, and 16 Now the priest of Midran bad leven waxed very mighty.

daughters; and they came and drew water, 21 And it came to pass, because the mid- and filled the troughs to wa!ér their fathers wives feared God, he made thein houles. flock.

22 And Pharaoh'charged all his people, 17 And the Thepherds came and ar aying, every fon that is born, ye thall cast them away : but Mores tood up and help into the river, and every daughter yc shall cd them, and watered their flock. fave alive.

18 And when they came to Reuel theit CH A P. II. .. father, he said, How is it téat you are 1 Moros is born, 3 and Cap into the fags. 5 come to foon to day?

'. He is found, and brougbt uy by Pbaraob. 19 And they said, ao Egyptian deliver

ed us out of the hand of the thepherds, and A Nd there went a man of the house of allo drew water enough for us, and water

1 Levi, and took to wife a daughter of ed the Aock. Levi.

20 And he said unto his daughters. And 2 And the woman conceived, and bare a where is he? why is it tbat ye have left the fon; and when she saw him that he was a man? Call him, that he may eat bread. goodly cbild, the hid him three months. ,21 And Mores was content to dwell

And when the could not longer hide with the man , and he gave Moses Zippohiin, the took for him an ark of bulrushes, rah his daughter. aod daubed it with Dime, aod with pitch 2 2 And The bare bim a son, and he cale and put the child therein, and the laid led his name Gershoni for he said, I bave it in the flags by the rivers brink.

been a stranger in a strange land. 4 And his sister ftood afar off, to wit 23 | And it came to pass, in process of what would be done to him.

time, that the king of Egyot died, and the 50. And the daughter of Pharaoh came children of Israel lighed by reafu nof the down to wash ber falf at the river, and her bondage, and they cried : & their cry came maideas walked aloog by the river fide : up unto God, by reason of the bondage. and when Ihe saw the ark among the 24 And God heard their groaning and flags, she sent her maid to fetch it. God "remembred bis covenant with A

6 And when the had opened it, the saw branam, with Isaac, and with Jacob.. the child: and behold the babe wept. And 25 And God looked upon the children the bad compallion on him, and said, This of Israel, and God had refpeét unto them. is one of the Hebrews children.

CHAP. III. Then said his fifter to Pharaohs daugh- 1 Moses keeperb Fetbros flock, 1 God apter, Shall I go, and call to thee a nurse of pearing to bim in a burning bush, 9 Tende the Hebrew women, that the may nurse, etb him to deliver Ifrael. the child for thee.

A Ow Moles kept Hock of Jethro his 8 Aod Pharaohs daughter said unto her

father in law, the priest of Midian : Go. And the maid went and called the and he led the flock to the backchilds mother.

the dereit, and came to the mountain of 9 And Pharaohs daughter said unto her, God, even to Horeb.


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braham, withod looked upon the.co them. : God appearetb to Mofes.. Exodus. His rod turned to a ferpent.

And the Angel of the LORD appeared saying, I have surely vilted you, and Seen unto him in a fiaine of fire, out of the mide that which is done to you in Egypt. of a bush ; and he looked, and behold the 17 And I have said, I will bring you up bush burned with fire, and the bush was out of the artiction of Egypt on o the not consumed.

land of the cannanites, and the Hittites, 3 And Mofes faid, I will now turn afide, and the Amor tes; and the Perizzites, and and see this great tight, why the bude is not the Hivites, and the Jebufites, unto a land burot.

Nowing with milk and honey 4 And when the LORD saw that he tnrned 18 And they shall hearken to thy voice : aside to see, God called unto him out of the and thou shalt come, thou and the elders midli of the bush, and said, Mofes, Mcres, of lírael, unto the king of Egypt, and you And he said, Here am I.

thall fay unto im, The LORD God of the 5 And he said, Dra v not nigh hither, put Hebrews hath met with us ; and now let off thy fhoes from off thy feet > for the us go ( we beseech thee ) three days jour. place whercon thou ftandelt is holyground. ney, into the wilderness, that we may fa.

6 Moreover be said. I am the God of crifice to the LORD Our God. thy father, the ind of Abraham the God 19 And I am sure that the king of of l1a2c, and the God of Jacob. And Mores Egypt will not let you go, no, not by a hid his face . for he was afraid to look up. mighty hand. on God.

2o And I will stretch out my hand, and 7! And the LORD said, I have surely fmite Egypt with all my wonders, which I Feen the afliction of people which are will do in the midst thereof; and after in Egypt, and have heard their cry, by that he will let you go reason of their task-masters; for I know ?! And I will give this people favour in their sorrows.

: the fight of $ Egyptians : aid it Ihall conie 8 And I am come down to deliver them to pale, y when ye go, ye shalt not go empty: out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to 22 But every woman thall borrow of her bring them up out of that mand unto a good neighbour, and of her that sojourocth 10 land and a large, unto a land flowing with her hou'e, jewels of Silver, and jewels of milk and honey into the place of the Ca gold, and raiment, an. ye shall put thein Baanires, and the Hillites, and the Amo. upon your fons, and upon your daughiers, rites; and the Perizz.tes, and the Hiviles, and ye Mall ('poil the Egyptians. and the Jebnfires. .

CHAP. IV. . 9 Now therefore, bebold, the cry of the i Mofos rod is curned into a ferpent. 6 His children of Ifracl is come unto me and i bund i leprons. 21 Gods melage to have also seen the oppresion wherewith Pbaraob. the Egyptians oppress them.

A Nd Mofes answered, and faid, But be- · 10 Come now therefore, and I will send hold, they will not believe me, sot thec unto Pharaoh, that thou mayet bring heakco voto my voice ; for they will tay forth my peopic the children of Ifracl, out The LORD hath not appeared upto thee. of Egypt.

2 And Me LORD) (aid unto him, What is And Moles said unto God, Who that in thine hand? Aod he said, A rod. am I, that I should go noto Pharaoh, an d 3 And he faid, Caft it on the ground ; & that I thould bring torth the children of he cast it on the ground, and it became a Iliacı out of Egypt.

serpent ; and Mofes Alcd from before it. 12 And he said. Certainly I will be with 4 And the LORD said unto Moses, Put thec, ard this sball be a token urto thee, forintnine band, and take it by the tail. that I have sent thee: When thou haft And he put forth his hand, and caught it, brought forth the people out of Egypt, ye and it became a rod in his hand.. Thail Terve god upon this mountain s . That they may believe that the LORD

13 And Moses said unto God, Behold, Gol of their fathers, the God of Abraham, wbon I come unto the children of Israel, The God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, and fhall say unto them, The God of your hach appeared unto thee. iathers bath sent me uoto you, and they6 And the LORD said furthermore Thall say to me, What is his name? What unto him, Put now thine hand into thy Ihall I ray boto them?

borom ; and be put his hand into his 14 And God said unto Mores, 1 AM bosom: and when he took it out, behold THAT I AM : And he said, Thus shalt Ais band was leprous as snow, thou launto the childrer of Israel I AM Aod he laid, Put thing hand into thy hath seot me unto you. .

. belom again, And he put his hand into 15 And God said moreover upro Meres, his bosom again, and plucked it out of Thus shalt thou say unto the children of his hosom, and behold, it was turned i. Tiael, The LORD God of your fathers, the gain as his otber Reih God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and 8 And it thall come to pass, if they will the God of Jacob, hath lent me unto you: not believe thee, neither hearken to the this is my name for ever, and this is my voice of the first lign, that they will beMeinoriai unto all generations. . ' lieve the voice of the latter lign.

16 Go and gather the elders of Ifrael 9 And it shall come to pass, if they will together, and say unto them, 1 he LORD not believe also these two liguis, neither God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, heaiken unto thy voice, that thou thalt of liaac, and of Jacob, appeared uato me, take of the water of the river, and pour it




Mofes returns to Egypt. Chap. V.

Mofes and Aaron: ppon the dry land, and the water which into the wilderness to meet Moses, And thou taket out of the river; fhall become he went and met him in the mount of God blood upon the dry land.

and killed him. 10 g And Mo'cs said unto the LORD, O 28 And Moses told Aaron all the words my LORD, I am not eloquent, neither bere- of the LORD, who bad sent him, and all totore. por Ince thou bāít spoken into thy the ugns which he had commanded him. servant : but I am flow of speech, and of 29 1 And Mores, and Aaron went, and a flow tongue

gathered together all the elders of the u. And the LORD said unto him, Who children of Israel. hath made mans mouth ? or wbu maketh 30 And Aaron spake all the words which the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the the LORD had spoken unto Moses, and did blind ? have not I the LORD?

the ligns in the light of the people. 12 Now therefore go, and I will be with 3 And the people believed, and when thy mouth, 2nd teach thee what thou thalt they heard that the LORD had vifited the say.

children of Israel, and that he had looked 13 And he said, O my LORD, send, I pray upon their affliction, then they bowed their thee, by the hand of bim wbom thou wilt heads and worthipped.

CHA P. V. :4 And the anger of the LORD was kin- Pbaraob cbideeb Mofes and Aaron. 5 dled agaioft Moles, and he said, Is not Aa- He increasetb the Israelites task. az ron the Levite thy brother? I know that Mofes complainetb to God. he can speak well. And also behold, he A Nd afierward Moses and Aaron went cometh forth to mect thee: and when he in, and told Pharaob, Thas saith the Seath thee. be will be glad in his heart.. LORD God of Ifrael, let my people go.

And thou shalt Speak unto him, and that they may hold a feast unto me in the put words in his mouth ; and I will be wilderness. Sith thy mouth, and with his mouth, and2 And Pharaoh said. Who is the Lob. will teach you what ye shall do.

that I should obey his voice to let Israel 16 And he shall be thy spokesman unte go? I know not the LORD, neither will I the people: and he shall be, even he shall let Ifrael go. be to thee instead of a mouth, and thou 3 And they said, The God of Hebrewe it be to him instead of God.

hath met with us: let us go, we pray thee. And thou shalt take this rod in thine three days iourney into the dal band, wherewith thou shalt do figns. crifice upto the LORD our God, Jeft he fall

So And Moles went and returned to upon us with pekilence, or with the sword. Tethro his father in law, and laid unto 4 And the king of Egypt said unto them. him. Let me go, I pray thee, and return Waerefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, let

to my brethreo which are in Egypt, and the people froin their works? Let you onto See whether they be yet alive. And Jethro your burdens. said to Mofes, Go in peace,

5 And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people the LORD' said unto Moses in of the land now are many, and you make Midian, go, return into Egypt: for all the them rest from their burdens. men are dead which fought thy life.

6 And Pharaoh commanded the fane 20 And Mores took his wife, and his day the task masters of the pe Sons, and let them upon an ass, and he re- their officers, l'aying, turned to the land of Egypt. And Mofes 1 Ye shall no more give theople fraw took the rod of God in his band.

to make bricks as heretofore: let them go 21 And the LORD said unto Mores, When and garher Itraw for themselves. thon goeft to return into Egypt, see that 8 And the tale of the bricks which they thou do all thole wonders before Pharaoh, did make heretofore, you shall lay upon which I have put in thine hand : but I them ; you shall not diminish oughé there. will harded his heart, that he shall not let of, for they be idle; therefore they cry. the people go.

faying, Let us go and sacrifice to our God. 12 And thou thalt say uiato Pharaoh, 9 Let there inore work be laid upon the Thus faith the LORD, Israel is my lon , men, that they may labour therein, and let

them not regard vain words, 23 Aód I say unto thee, Let my son go, 10 | And the task masters of the people that he may serve me: and if thou refuse went out, and their officers, and they (pake to let him go, behold, I will day thy fon, to the people saying: Thus faith Pharaoh, quen thy firft born.

I will not give you straw. 24 And it came to pass by the way in 11 Go ye, get you itraw where you can the inn, that the LORD met him, and fought find it : yet not ought of your work thail to kill him.

be diminished 25 Then Zipporah took a Ibarp stone and 12 so the people were scarred abroad cut off the foreskin ot her fon, and cast it throughout all the land of Egypt, to gaat his feet, and said, Surely a bloody hus- ther ftubble instead of itraw. band art thou to me.

12 And y task-masters hatted ebem, fay. 26 So he let him go : then she said, Aing, Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, as bioody husband tbou art, because of the when there was itraw. circumcilion.

14 And the officers of the children of 27 9 And the LORD said to Aaron, Go Ifrael, which Pharaohs task-malters 12d

Thus fav förft born. shee, Let my son gou went out, and their officinus Taith Pharaoh,

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