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64 The pillars of a cloud and of fire. EXODUS. Pharaoh pursucth them. thinc hand, and for frontlets between thine || and his horsemen, and his army) and overeyes: for by strength of hand the LORD | took them encamping by the sea, beside brought us forth out of Egypt.

Pi-hahiroth, before Baal-zephon. 17 || And it came to pass, when Pharaoh || 10 | And when Pharaoh drew nigh, had let the people go, that God led them || the children of Israel lifted up their eyes, not through the way of the land of the and behold, the Egyptians marched after Philistines, although that was near, for them ; and they were sore afraid : and God said, Lest peradventure the people the children of Israel cried out unto the recent when they see war, and they re LᎧᎡ D. . turn to Egypt:

11 And they said unto Moses, Because 18 But Goci led the people about, || there svero no grares in Egypt, hast thou through the way of the wilderness of the taken us away to die in the wilderness? Red sea: and the children of Israel went || wherefore hast thou dealt thus with us, to up harnessed out of the land of Egypt. carry us forth out of Egypt?

* 19 And Moses took the bones of Jo 12 Is not this the word that we did seph with him : for he had straitly sworn tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, tie children of Israel, saying, God will that we may serve the Egyptians ? For it surely visit you; and ye shall carry up had been better for us to serve the Egypmy bones away hence with you.

tians, than that we should die in the wil20 I And they took their journey from derness. Succoth, and encamped in Etham, in the 13 | And Moses said unto the people, edge of the wilderness.

Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salva21 And the LORD went before them tion of the LORD, which he will shew to by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them | you to-day: for the Egyptians whom ye the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, I have seen to-day, ye shall see them again to give them light : to go by day and no more for ever. . night.

14 The Lord shall fight for you, and 22 He took not away the pillar of the ye shall hold your peace. cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by | 15 | And the Lord said unto Moses, night, from before the people.

Wherefore criest thou unto me? Speak CHAP. XIV.

unto the children of Israel, that they go 5 Pharaoh pursueth. 10 The Israelites forward: murmur.' 21 They pass through the 16 But lift thou up thy rod, and stretch

Red sca. 23 The Ligyptians drowned out thine hand over the sea, and divide it : AND the LORD spake unto Moses, and the children of Israel shall go on dry A saying,

ground through the midst of the sea. 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, that 17 And I, behold, I will harden the they turn and encamp before Pi-hahiroth, locarts of the Egyptians, and they shall between Migdol and the sea, over against follow them : and I will get me honour Baal-zephon: before it shall ye encamp upon Pharach, and upon all his host, upon by the sea.

his chariots, and upon his horsemen. 3 For Pharach will say of the children 18 9 And the Egyptians shall know that of Israel, They are entangled in the land, I am the LORD, when I have gotten me the wilderness hath shut them in.

honour upon Pharaolı, upon his chariots, 4 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and upon his horsemen. that he shall follow after them; and I will 19 ] And the angel of God, which went be honoured upon Pharaoh, and upon all before the camp of Israel, removed, and his host; that the Egyptians may know went behind them; and the pillar of the that I am the LOR!). And they also cloud went from before their face, and

5 | And it was told the king of Egypt | stood behund them : that the people tod: and the heart of Pha- 20 And it came between the camp of raoh and ot his servants was turned against the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and the people, and they said, Why have we it was a cloud and darkness to them, but done this, that we have let Israel go from it gave light by night to these : so that the .erving us?

one came not near the other all the night. 6 And he made ready his chariot, and 21 And Moses stretched out his hand (cok his people with hini:

overthe sea; ankl tlie Lord caused the sea 7 And he iouk siz hudiul chosen char- to go back by a strong east wind all that lots, and all the chariots of Egypt, and night, and made the sea dry land, and captains over every one of them.

the waters were divided. 8 And the LORD hardened the heart of || 22 And the children of Israel went into Pharaoh king of Egypt, and be pursued die midst of the set upon the dry ground: after the children of Israel: and the chil- and the waters were a wall unto them on dren of Israel went out with an higli hand. || their right hand, and on their left.

9 But the Egyptians pursued after them, ll 23 And the Egyptians pursued, and (all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, i went in after then, to the midst of the soa,

Pharcoh drowned in the Red sea. CHAP. XV.

The song of Moses. 65 evenal Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and up against thec : thou sentest forth thy his horsemen. '

wrath, which consumed them as stubble. 34 And it came to pass, that in the l. 8 And with the blast of thy nostrils morning-watch the Lord looked unto the the waters were gathered together, the host of the Egyptians through the pillar fiood stood upright as an he:ip, and the of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the depths were congealed in the heart of the host of the Egyptians,

sea. 25 And took off their chariot-wheels, | 9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will that they drave them heavily: so that the overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw di Israel; for the Lord fighteth for them my sword, my hand shall destroy them. against the Egyptians.

| 10 Thou didst blow with thy wind, the 26 And the Lord said unto Moses, || sea covered them : they sank as lead in Stretch out thine hand over the sea, that the mighty waters. the waters may come again upon the 11 Who is like unto thee, O LORD, Egyptians, upon their chariots, and upon among the gods? who is like thcc, gloritheir horsemen.

ous in holiness, fearful in praises, doing 27 And Moses stretched forth his hand | wonders! over the sea, and the sea returned to his 12 Thou stretchedst out thy right hand, strength when the morning appeared; and the earth swallowed them. the Egyptians fled against it; and the 13 Thou in thy mercy hast led forth LORD Overthrew the Egyptians in the the people which thou hast redeemed : midst of the sea.

thou hast guided them in thy strength un28 And the waters returned, and cover- to thy holy habitation. ed the chariots, and the horsemen, and all | 14 The people shall hear, and be afraid: the host of Pharaoh that came into the sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants sea after them ; there remained not sol of Palestina. much as one of them.

15 Then the dukes of Edom shall be 29 But the children of Israel walked | amazed; tho mighty men of Moab, tremupon dry land in the midst of the sea; and bling shall take hold upon them; all the the waters were a wall unto them on their inhabitants of Canaan shall melt away. right hand, and on their left.

16 Fear and dread shall fall upon them; 30 Thus the LORD saved Israel that by the greatness of thine arm they shall day out of the hand of the Egyptians : be as still as a stone ; till thy people pass and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon over, O Lord, till the people pass over, the sea-shore.

which thou hast purchased. 31 And Israel saw that great work 17 Thou shalt bring them in, and plant which the Lord did upon the Egyptians : them in the mountain of thine inheritand the people feared the LORD, and be ance, in the place, O LORD, which thou lieved the LORD, and his servant Moses. hast made for thee to dwell in ; in the CHAP. XV.

sanctuary, O LORD, which thy hands 1 Moses'song. 22 The people want water. have established. 23 The bitter waters at Marah, 25 are 18 The Lord shall reign for ever and spretened. 27 They come to Elim. ever. THEN sang Moses and the children 19 For the horse of Pharaoh went in

I of Israel this song unto the LORD, with his chariots and with his horseand spake, saying, I will sing unto the men into the sea, and the Lord brought LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously ; again the waters of the sea upon them : the horse and his rider hath he thrown but the children of Israel went on dry into the sea.

land in the midst of the sea. 2 The LORD is my strength and song, 20 | And Miriam the prophetess, the and he is become my salvation : he is my sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her God, and I will prepare him an habitation; hand; and all the women went out after my father's God, and I will exalt him. her, with timbrels, and with dances.

3 The LORD is a man of war: the 21 And Miriam answered them, Sing LORD is his name.

ye to the Lord, for he hath triumphed 4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath gloriously ; the horse and his rider hath he cast into the sea : his chosen captains he thrown into the sea. also are drowned in the Red sea.

22 So Moses brought Israel from the 5 The depths have covered them : ! Red sea, and they went out into the wilthey sank into the bottom as a stone.

derness of Shur; and they went three days 6 Thy right hand, O Lord, is become in the wilderness, and found no water. glorious in power : thy right hand, 0) 23 | And when they came to Marah, LORD, hath dashed in pieces the enemy. | they could not drink of the waters of

7 And in the greatness of thine excel Marah; for they were bitter: therefore bury thou hast overtlırown them that rose | the name of it was called Marah.

66 The people murmur for bread : EXODUS. Quails and manna are senf.

24 And the people murmured against û 99 And Moses spake unto Aaron, Say Moses, saying, What shall we drink? unto all the congregation of the children

25 And he cried unto the Lord; and of Israel, Come near before the LORD: the LORD shewed him a tree, which for he hath heard your murmurings. when he had cast into the waters, the 10 And it came to pass, as Aaron spake waters were made sweet: there he made unto the whole congregation of the chilfor them a statute and an ordinance, and dren of Israel, that they looked toward there he proved them,

the wilderness, and behold, the glory of 26 And said, If thou wilt diligently | the LORD appeared in the cloud. hearken to the voice of the LORD thy 11 | And the LORD spake unto Moses, God, and wilt do that which is right in | saying, his sight, and wilt give ear to his com- 12 I have heard the murmurings of mandments, and keep all his statutes; I the children of Israel; Speak unto them, will put none of these diseases upon thee, saying, At even ye shall eat flesh, and in which I have brought upon the Egyptians: the morning ye shall be filled with bread: for I am the Lord that healeth thee. and ye shall know that I am the LORD

27 | And they came to Elim, where your God. were twelve wells of water, and three 13 And it came to pass, that at even score and ten palm-trees : and they en | the quails came up, and covered the camped there by the waters.

camp : and in the morning the dew lay CHAP. XVI.

round about the host. 2 The Israelites murmur for want of 14 And when the dew that lay was le bread. 11 Quails are sent, 14 and manna. gone up, behold, upon the face of the AND they took their journey from wilderness there lay a small round thing,

1 Elim, and all the congregation of as small as the hoar frost on the ground: the children of Israel came unto the 15 And when the children of Israel wilderness of Sin, which is between Elimsaw it, they said one to another, It is manand Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the na: for they wist not what it cvas. And second month after their departing out of Moses said unto them, This is the bread the land of Egypt.

which the Lord hath given you to eat. 2 And the whole congregation of the 16 ? This is the thing which the LORD children of Israel murmured against Mo- hath commanded, Gather of it every man ses and Aaron in the wilderness :

according to his eating : an omer for eve3 And the children of Israel said unto ry man according to the number of your them, Would to God we had died by the persons, take ye every man for them hand of the Lord in the land of Egypt, which are in his tents. when we sat by the flesh-pots, and when 17 And the children of Israel did so, we did eat bread to the full : for ye have and gathered, some more, some less. brought us forth into this wilderness, to 18 And when they did mete it with an kill this whole assembly with hunger. llomer, he that gathered much had nothing

4.1 Then said the LORD unto Moses, lover, and he that gathered little had no Behold, I will rain bread from heaven | lack: they gathered every man according for you ; and the people shall go out and l to his eating. gather a certain rate every day, that I 19 And Moses said, Let no man leave may prove them, whether they will walk of it till the morning. in my law, or no..

20 Notwithstanding, they hearkened not 5 And it shall come to pass, that on the unto Moses; but some of them left of it sixth day they shall prepare that which until the morning, and it bred worms, they bring in ; and it shall be twice as | and stank : and Moses was wroth with much as they gather daily.

them. 6 And Moses and Aaron said unto all 21 And they gatliered it every morning, the children of Israel, At even, then ye every man according to his eating : and shall know that the Lord hath brought when the sun waxed hot, it melted. you out from the land of Egypt :

22 | And it came to pass, that on the 7 And in the morning, then ye shall sixth day they gathered twice as much see the glory of the LORD; for that he || | bread, two omers for one man : and all heareth your murmurings against the the rulers of the congregation came and LORD: And what are we, that ye mur- || told Moses. mur against us?

23 And he said unto them, This is that 8 And Moses said, This shall be when || which the Lord hath said, To-morrow the LORD shall give you in the evening || is the rest of the holy sabbath unto the flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to | LORD : bake that which ye will bake tothe full ; for that the LORD heareth your || day, and seethe that ye will seethe; and murmurings which ye murmur against that which remaineth over, lay up for you hin: And what are we? your murmurings || to be kept until the morning. ard not against us, but against the LORD, ll 24 And they laid it up till the morn

The sabbath appointed for rest. CHAP. XVII, XVIII. . Amalek is overcome. 67 ing, as dioses bade: and it did not stink, || kill us and our children and our cattle Deither was there any worm therein. with thirst?

And Moses said, Eat that to-day ; # 4 And Moses cried unto the LORD, for to-day is a sabbath unto the LORD; | saying, What shall I do unto this people? may ye shall not find it in the field. they be almost ready to stone me.

26 Six days ye shall gather it; but on 5 And the LORD said unto Moses, the seventh day, which is the sabbath, in Go on before the people, and take with it there shall be none.

thee of the elders of Israel: and thy rod, 27 ŞAnd it came to pass, that there wherewith thou smotest the river, take went out some of the people on the seventh || in thine hand, and go. day for to gather, and they found none. 6 Behold, I will stand before thee there

28 And the LORD said unto Moses, How upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt lag refuse ye to keep my commandments smite the rock, and there shall come waand my laws?

| ter out of it, that the people may drink. 99 See, for that the LORD hath given And Moses did so in the sight of the elyou the sabbath, therefore he giveth you ders of Israel. on the sixth day the bread of two days : 7 And he called the name of the place abide ye every man in his place, let no man Massah, and Meribah, because of the go out of his place on the seventh day. châding of the children of Israel, and be

30 So the people rested on the seventh cause they tempted the LORD, saying, Is das.

the LORD among us, or not? 31 And the house of Israel called the 8 1 Then came Amalek, and fought name thereof Manna ; and it was like with Israel in Rephidim. coriander-seed, white; and the taste of it 9 And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose was like wafers made with honey.

us out men, and go out, fight with Ama32 [And Moses said, This is the thing lek: to-morrow I will stand on the top of which the LORD commanded, Fill an | the hill with the rod of God in mine hand. amer of it to be kept for your generations; 10 So Joshua did as Moses had said to that they may see the bread where him, and fought with Amalek : and Mo with I have fed you in the wilderness, ses, Aaron, and Hur, went up to the top when I brought you forth from the land of the hill. of Egypt.

11 And it came to pass, when Moses 33 And Moses said unto Aaron, Take | held up his hand, that Israel prevailed : a pot, and put an omer full of manna and when he let down his hand, Amalek therein, and lay it up before the LORD, to prevailed. be kept for your generations.

* 12 But Moses' hands were heavy; and 34 As the LORD commanded Moses, they took a stone, and put it under him, so Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, and he sat thereon: and Aaron and Hur to be kept.

stayed up his hands, the one on the one 35 And the children of Israel did eat side, and the other on the other side; and manna forty years, until they came to a his hands were steady until the going land inhabited: they did eat manna, until down of the sun. they came unto the borders of the land 13 And Joshua discomfited Amalek and of Canaan.

his people with the edge of the sword. 36 Now an omer is the tenth part of 14 And the LORD said unto Moses, an ephah.

| Write this for a memorial in a book, and CHAP. XVII.

rehearse it in the ears of Joshua : for I 1 The people murmur for water at Re- || will utterly put out the remembrance of phidim. 5 Moses sent to the rock in Amalek from under heaven. Horeb. 8 Amalek is overcome.

15 | And Moses built an altar, and AND all the congregation of the chil- | called the name of it JEHOVAH-nissi : A dren of Israel journeyed from the 16 For he said, Because the Lord hath wilderness of Sin, after their journeys, ll sworn that the LORD will have war with according to the commandment of the Amalek from generation to generation. LORD, and pitched in Rephidim : and

CHAP. XVIII. there was no water for the people to 1 Jethro bringeth to Moses his wife and

two sons. 7 Moses entertaineth him, 2 Wherefore the people did chide with 13 and accepteth his counsel. Moses, and said, Give us water that we W HEN Jethro the priest of Midian, may drink. And Moses said unto them, U W Moses' father-in-law, heard of all Why chide you with me? wherefore do that God had done for Moses, and for

|| Israel his people, and that the LORD had 3 And the people thirsted there for brought Israel out of Egypt: water ; and the people murmured against 2 Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, Moses, and said, Wherefore is this that took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had hou hast brought us up out of Egypt to Il sent her back,

Je tempt the LORD?

68 Moses entertaineth Jethro. EXODUS. God's message to the people.

3 And her two sons; of which the name I give thee counsel, and God shall be withi of the one was Gershom ; (for he said, 1 || thee: Be thou for the people to Godhave been an alien in a strange land :) || ward, that thou mayest bring the causes

4 And the name of the other was Eli- || unto God: ezer; (for the God of my father, said he, 20 And thou shalt teach them ordiwas mine help, and delivered me from nances and laws, and shalt shew them the sword of Pharaoh :)

the way wherein they must walk, and the 5 And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, work that they must do. came with his sons and his wife unto Mo 21 Moreover, thou shalt provide out of ses into the wilderness, where he encamp all the people, able men, such as fearGod, ed at the mount of God: '

men of truth, hating covetousness; and 6 And he said unto Moses, I thy father- | place such over them to be rulers of thouin-law Jethro am come unto thee, and thy | sands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of wife, and her two sons with her.

fifties, and rulers of tens: 7 [ And Moses went out to meet his 22 And let them judge the people at all father-in-law, and did obeisance, and kiss- seasons: and it shall be, that every great ed him: and they asked each other of their matter they shall bring unto thee, but welfare : and they came into the tent. every small matter they shall judge: so

8 And Moses told his father-in-law all || shall it be easier for thyself, and they shall that the LORD had done unto Pharaoh, bear the burden with thee, and to the Egyptians for Israel's sake, and 23 If thou shalt do this thing, and God all the travail that had come upon them command thee so, then thou shalt be able by the way, and how the Lord delivered to endure, and all this people shall also them.

I go to their place in peace. 9 And Jethro rejoiced for all the good- 24 So Moses hearkened to the voice of ness which the Lord had done to Israel, his father-in-law, and did all that he had whom he had delivered out of the hand of said. the Egyptians.


25 And Moses chose able men out of all 10 And Jethro said, Blessedbe the LORD, Israel, and made them heads over the peowho hath delivered you out of the hand ple, rulers of thousands, rulers of hunof the Egyptians, and out of the hand of dreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens, Pharaoh, who hath delivered the people 26 And they judged the people at alt from under the hand of the Egyptians. seasons: the hard causes they brought

11 Now I know that the LORD is greater | unto Moses, but every small matter they than all gods : for in the thing wherein judged themselves. they dealt proudly, he was above them. 27 9 And Moses let his father-in-law de

12 And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, part; and he went his way into his ownland, took a burnt-offering and sacrifices for

CHAP. XIX. God: and Aaron came, and all the elders 1 The people come to Sinai. 3 God's mesof Israel to eat bread with Moses' father sage to them out of the mount. 8 Their in-law before God.

answer. 16 His fearful presence. 13 | And it came to pass on the mor- | IN the third month, when the children row, that Moses sat to judge the people: I of Israel were gone forth out of the and the people stood by Moses from the land of Egypt, the same day came they morning unto the evening

into the wilderness of Sinai." 14 And when Moses'father-in-law saw 1 2 For they were departed from Rephiall that he did to the people, he said, I dim, and were come to the desert of Sinai, What is this thing that thou doest to the and had pitched in the wilderness; and le people? Why sittest thou thyself alone, | there Israel encamped before the mount. and all the people stand by thec from 3 And Moses went up unto God, and morning unto even?

the LORD called unto him out of the * 15 And Moses said unto his father-in mountain, saying, Thus shalt thou say to law, Because the people come unto me to the house of Jacob, and tell the children inquire of God:

of Israel ; 16 When they have a matter, they 4 Ye have seen what I did unto the Ecome unto me, and I judge between one gyptians, and how I bare you on eagles and another, and I do make them know wings, and brought you unto myself. the statutes of God, and his laws.

5 Now therefore, if ye will obey my 17 And Moses' father-in-law said unto | voice indced, and keep my covenant, then him, The thing that thou doest is not ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me

above all people: for all the earth is 18 Thou wilt surely wear away, both | mine : thou, and this people that is with thee: 6 And ye shall be unto me a kingdom for this thing is too heavy for thee; thou of priests, and an holy nation. These are art not able to perforın it thyself alone, the words which thon shalt speak unto

19 Hearken now unto my voice, I will "the children of Israel

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