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men, and serve the LORl; for that mt 22 And Moses stretched forth bris ye did desire. And they were dri- hand toward heaven and there was ven out from Pharaoh's presence. a thick darkness in all the land of

12 And the LORD said unto Egypt three days: Moses, Stretch out thy hand over 23 They saw not one another, the land of Egypt for the locusts, that neither rose any from his place for they may come up upon the land of three days : but all the children of Egypt, and eat every herb of the Israel

had light in their dwellings. land, even all that the hall hath left. c 24 | And Pharaoh called unto m 13 And Moses stretched forth his Moses, and said, Go ye, serve the rod over the land of Egypt, and the LORD: only let your flocks and Lord brought an east wind upon your herds be stayed: let your little the land all that day, and all that ones also go with

you. night: and when it was morning, the c 25 And Moses said, Thoa mast east wind brought the locusts. give us also sacrifices, and burnt-of

14 And the locusts went up over ferings, that we may sacrifice unto all the land of Egypt, and rested in the LORD our God. all the coasts of Egypt: very griev- 26 Our cattle also shall go with ous were they ; before them there us; there shall not a hoof be left' were no such locusts as they, neither behind; for thereof must we take after them shall be such,

to serve the LORD our God; and 15 For they covered the face of we know not with what we must the whole earth, so that the land was serve the LORD, until we come thidarkened; and they did eat every ther. herb of the land, and all the fruit of t 27 ! But the LORD hardened the trees which the bail had left: Pharaoh's heart, and he would not and there remained not any green let them go. thing in the trees, or in the herbs c 28 And Pharaoh said unto him, of the field, through all the land of Get thee from me, take heed to thyEgypt.

self, see my face no more : for in 16. Then Pharaoh called for that day thou seest my face, thou Moses and Aaron in haste; and he shalt die. said, I have sinned against the LORD 29 And Moses said, Thou hast your God, and against you. spoken well, I will see thy face

17 Now therefore forgive, I pray again no more. thee, my sin only this once, and en

CHAP. XI. treat the LORD your God that her may take away from me this death Yet will I bring one plague only.

more upon Pharaoh, and upon E 18 And he went out from Pha- gypt; afterwards he will let you go raoh, and entreated the LORD. hence: when he shall let you go, he & 19 And the LORD turned a migh- shall surely thrust you out bence ty strong, west wind which took altogether. away the locusts, and cast them into d 2 Speak now in the ears of the the Red sea : there remained not people, and let every man borrow of one locust in all the coasts of Egypt. This neighbour, and every woman of 20 But the Lord hardened Pha- ber neighbour, jewels of silver, and raoh's heart, so that he would not let jewels of gold. the children of Israel go.

? 3 And the LORD gave the people 21 6 And the LORD said unto Mo- favour in the sight of the Egyptians. ses, Stretch out thy hand toward Moreover, the man Moses was very heaver, that there may be darkness great in the land of Egypt, in the over the land of Egypt, even dark- sight of Pharaoh's servants, and in ness which may be fekt.

libe sight of the people.

4. And Moses said, Thus saith the ! 5 Your lamb shall be without LORD, About midnight will I go out blemish, a male of the first year: ye into the midst of Egypt:

shall take it out from the sheep or 1 5 And all the first-born in the land from the goats : of Egypt shall die, from the first-born 6 And ye shall keep it up until the of Pharaoh that sitteth upon his fourteenth day of the same month throne, even unto the first-born of and the whole assembly of the conthe maid-servant that is behind the gregation of Israel shall kill it in the mill; and all the first-born of beasis. evening:

6 And there shall be a great cry (* 7 And they shall take of the blood, throughout all the land of Egypi, and strike it on the two side-posts, such as there was none like it, nor and on the upper door-post, of the shall be like it any more.

houses, wherein they shall eat it. 7 But against any of the children 8 And they shall eat the flesh in of Israel shall not a dog move his that night, róast with fire, and untongue, against man or beast: that leavened bread; and with biter ye may know how that the LORD herbs they shall eat it. doth put a difference between the 9 Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at Egyptians and Israel.

all with water, but roast with fire ; 8 And all these thy servants shall his head with his legs, and with the come down unto me, and bow down purtenance thereof. themselves unto me, saying, Get 10 And ye shall let nothing of it thee out, and all the people that fol- remain until the morning : and that low thee; and after that I will go which remaineth of it until the morns out. And be went out from Phara- ing ye shall burn with fire. oh in a great anger.

1 Il [ And thus shall ye eat it; with qr 9 And the LORD said unto Moses, your loins girded, your shoes on your Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you: feet, and your staff in your hand; that my wonders may be multiplied and ye shall eat it in haste; it is the in the land of Egypt.

LORD's passover. 10 And Moses and Aaron did all r 12 For I will pass through the these wonders before Pharaoh ; and land of Egypt this night, and will the Lord hardened Pharaoh's heart, sınite all the first-born in the land of so that he would not let the children Egypt, both man and beast, and of Israel go out of his land. against all the gods of Egypt I will CHAP. XII.

execute judgment : I am the LORD. AT -ND the LORD spake unto Mo-13 And the blood shall be to you

ses and Aaron in the land of for a token upon the houses where Egypt, saying,

ye are : and when I see the blood, I % This month shall be unto you will pass over you, and the plague the beginning of months : it shall be shall not be upon you to destroy you, the first month of the year to you.

when I smile the land of Egypt. 1 3 1 Speak ye unto all the congre- i 14 And this day shall be unto you gation of Israel, saying, In the tenth for a memorial; and ye shall keep day of this month they shall take to it a feast to the LORD throughout them every man a lamb according to your generations : ye shall keep it a the house of their fathers, a lamb for feast by an ordinance for ever. a bouse :

i 15 Seven days shall ye eat unlea4 And if the household be too little vened bread; even the first day ye for the lamb, let him and his neigh- shall put away leaven out of your bour next unto his house take it ac- houses : for whosoever eateth leacording to the number of the souls: vened bread, from the first day until every man according to his eating the seventh day, that soul shall be shall make your count for the lamb cut off from Israel.

16 And in the first day there shall 26 And it shall come to pass, when be a holy convocation, and in the se- your children shall say unto you, venth day there shall be a holy con- What mean ye by this service vocation to you: no manner of work 27 That ye shall say, It is the shall be done in them, save that sacrifice of the Lord's passover, which every man must eat, that only who passed over the houses of the may be done of you.

children of Israel in Egypt, when he 17 And ye shall observe the feast smote the Egyptians, and delivered of unleavened bread; for in this self- our houses. And the people bowed same day have I brought your ar- the head and worshipped. mies out of the land of Egypt: there- d 28 And the children of Israel fore shall ye observe this day in your went away, and did as the LORD generations by an ordinance for ever. had commanded Moses and Aaron,

18 In the first month, on the so did they. fourteenth day of the month at even, a 29. And it came to pass, that at ye shall eat unleavened bread, until midnight the LORD smote all the the one and twentieth day of the first-born in the land of Egypt, from month at even.

the first-born of Pharaoh that sat on 19 Seven days shall there be no lea- his throne, unto the first-born of the ven found in your houses; for who-captive that was in the dungeon ; soever eateth that which is leaveried, and all the first-born of cattle. even that soul shall be cut off from $ 30 And Pharaoh rose up in the the congregation of Israel, whether night, he, and all his servants, and he be a stranger, or born in the land. all the Egyptians; and there was a

20 Ye slrall eat nothing leavened: great cry in Egypt: for there was in all your habitations shall ye eat not a house where there was not one ünleavened bread.

dead. fN1 | Then Moses called for all b 31 | And he called for Moses the elders of Israel, and said unto and Aaron by night, and said, Rise them, Draw out, and take you a lamb, up, and get you forth from among according to your families, and kill my people, both ye and the children the passover.

of Israel: and go, serve the LORD, 22 And ye shall take a bunch of as ye have said. hyssop, and dip it in the blood that 32 Also take your flocks and your is in the bason, and strike the lintel herds, as ye have said, and be gone: and the two side-posts with the blood and bless me also. that is in the bason: and none of you 33 And the Egyptians were ur. shall go out at the door of his house gent upon the people, that they might until the morning

send ihem out of the land in haste : 23 For the Lord will pass through for they said, We be all dead men. to smite the Egyptians; and when he 34 And the people took their seeth the blood upon the lintel, and dough before it was leavened, their on the two side-posts, the LORD will kneading troughs being bound up pass over the door, and will not suf- in their clothes upon their shoulders. fer the destroyer to come in unto 35 And the children of Israel did your houses to smite you.

according to the word of Moses; 24 And ye shall observe this thing and they borrowed of the Egyptians for an ordinance to thee and to thy jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, sons for ever.

and raiment. - 25 And it shall come to pass, d 36 And the LORD gave the peowhen ye be come to the land which ple favour in the sight of the Egyp: the LORD will give you, according lians, so that they lent unto them such as he hath promised, that ye shall things as they required : and they keop this service.

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37 ? And the children of Israel, is home-born, and unto the stranger journeyed from Rameses to Suco that sojourneth among you. coth, about six hundred thousand on d 50 Thus did all the children of foot that were men, besides children. Israel; as the LORD commanded s 38 And a mixed multitude went Moses and Aaron, so did they. up also with them; and flocks, and 51 And it came to pass the selfherds, een very much cattle. same day, that the LORD did bring & 39 And they baked unleavened the children of Israel out of the land cakes of the dough which they of Egypt by their armies. brought forth out of Egypt, for it was

CHAP. XIII. . A

ND the LORD spake unto thrust out of Egypt, and could not Moses, saying, tarry neither bad they prepared for 2 Sanctify unto me all the firstthemselves any victual.

born, whatsoever openeth the womb s 40 1 Now the sojourning of the among the children of Israel, both of children of Israel who dwelt in map and of beast: it is mine. Egypt, was four hundred and thirty 3 [ And Moses said unto the peoyears.

ple, Remember this day, in which 41 And it came to pass, at the end ye came out from Egypt, out of the of the four bundredand thirty years, house of bondage; for by strength even the self-same day it came to of hand the LORD brought you out pass, that all the hosts of the LORD from this place : there shall no leawent out from the land of Egypt. vened bread be eaten.

42 It is a night to be much observ- 4 This day came ye out, in the ed unto the LORD, for bringing month Abib. them out from the land of Egypt : i 5 1 And it shall be when the LORD this is that night of the LORD to be shall bring thee into the land of the observed of all the children of Israel Canaanites, and the Hittites, and in their generations.

the Amorites, and the Hivites, and i 43 | And the LORD said unto the Jebusites, which he sware unto Moses and Aaron, This is the ordi- thy fathers to give thee, a land nance of the passover : there shall no flowing with milk and honey; that stranger eat thereof;

thou shalt keep this service in this 44 But every man's servant that month. is bought for money, when thou hast 6 Seven days shalt thou eat uncircumcised him, then shall he eat leavened bread, and in the seventh thereof.

day shall be a feast to the LORD. 45 A foreigner, and a hired ser- 7 Unleavened bread shall be eatvant shall noi eat thereof.

en seven days: and there shall no 46 In one house shall it be eaten; leavened bread be seen with thee, thou shalt not carry forth aught of neither shall there be leaven seen the flesh abroad out of the house : with thee in all thy quarters. peither shall ye break a bone thereof. d 8 And thou shalt shew thy son

47 All the congregation of Israel in that day, saying, This is done shall keep it.

because of that ihich the Lord did i 48 And when a stranger shall so- unto me when I came forth out of journ with thee, and will keep the Egypt. passover to the LORD, let all bis i 9 And it shall be for a sign umo males be circumcised, and then let thee upon thy hand, and for a mehim come near and keep it : and he morial between thine eyes; that the shall be as one that is born in the Lord's law may be in thy mouth : land: for no uncircumcised person for with a strong hand hath the LORD shall eat thereof.

brought thee out of Egypt. 49 One law shall be to him that 10 Thou shalt therefore keep

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sball carry up my bones away heuce And it shall be when the with you. LORD shall bring thee into the laudic 20 And they took dieir jourof the Canaanites, as he sware unto ney from Succoth, and encamped in thee and to thy fathers, and shall Etham, in the edge of the wilderness. give it thee,

m 21. Ám the LORD went before 12 That thou shalt set apart unto them by day in a pillar of a cloud, the LORD all that openeth the na- to lead then the way; and by night trix; and every firstling that com- ir a pillur of fire, to give them light: seth of a beast which thou hast, the to go by day and night males shall be the LORD'S:

22 ile took not away the pillar Pl3 And every firstling of an ass of the cloud by day, nor the pillar of thou shalt redeomawili a lamb; and fire by night, froin before the peoif thou wilt not redeem it, then thou ple. shalt break his neck: and all the

CHAP. XIV. first-born of man among thy children ND the LORD spake unto Moshalt thou redeem.

ses, saying, 14 f And it shall be when thy 2 Speak into the children of Isson asketh thee in time to come, say- rael, that they turn and encamp being. What is this that thou shalt fore Pi-lahiroth. between Migdol say unto bim, By strength of hand and the sea, over against Baal-zethe LORD brought us out from plop : before it shall ye eneamp by Egypt; from the house of bondage :

the sea. 15 And it came to pass, when 3 Fer Pharaoh will say of the Pharaoh would hardly let us go, children of Israel, They are entonsehat the LORD slew all the first-born gled in the land, the wilderness hath

in the land of Egypt, both the first shut them in. bory of man, and the first-born of " 4 And I will harden Pharaoh's cbeasts: therefore trsacritice to the boari, thet he shall follow after them; bort all that openeth the matrix, and I will be honoured upon Pharasbeing males but all the first-born oh, and upon all his host ; that the of my children I redeem... Egyptians may know that I am the

16 And it shall be for a token up-LORN. And they did so. -ov thy band, and for frontlets be- f 5 5 And it was told the king of tween thine eyes: for by strength of Egypt that the people fled: and the hand the Lord brought us forth out beari of Pharaoh and of his servants of Egypt."

was turned against

he people, and 17. And it came to pass, when they said, Why have we done this, Pharaoh had let the people go, that that we have let Israel go from serve God led them not through the way ing us? of the land of the Philistines, al- 6 And he made ready his chariot, though that was near; for God said, and took his people with him: Lest peradventure the people repeat 7 And he look six hundred cho. when they see war, and they return son chariots, and all the chariots of to Egypt:

Egypt, and captains over everyone 18 But God led the people about. cfthem. through the way of the wilderness ( 8 And the Lord hardened the in the Red sea : and the children of heart of Pharaoh king of Egyra, Israel went up harnessed out of the and he pursued after the children op land of Egypt.

Israel: and the children of Israel 3119 And Moses took the bones of went out with a high hand. Joseph with him : for he had straitlyg 9 But the Egyptians pursued afsworn the children of Israel, saying, ter them fall the horses and charious

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