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and the Israelites driven out. your children shall say unto you, What the hosts of the LORD went out from the mean you by this service? land of Egypt.

27 That ye shall say, It is the sacrifice 42 It is a night to be much observed of the LORD's passover, who passed over unto the LORD, for bringing them out from the houses of the children of Israel in the land of Egypt: this is that night of the Egypt, when he smote the Egyptians, and LORD to be observed of all the children of delivered our houses. And the people Israel in their generations.

bowed the head and worshipped.

43 ¶ And the LORD said unto Moses and 28 And the children of Israel went Aaron, This is the ordinance of the passoaway, and did as the LORD had command-ver: there shall no stranger eat thereof: ed Moses and Aaron, so did they. 44 But every man's servant that is 29 And it came to pass, that at mid-bought for money, when thou hast circumnight the LORD smote all the first-born in cised him, then shall he eat thereof. the land of Egypt, from the first-born of 45 A foreigner, and a hired servant Pharaoh that sat on his throne, unto the shall not eat thereof. first-born of the captive that was in the 46 In one house shall it be eaten; thou dungeon; and all the first-born of cattle. shalt not carry forth aught of the flesh 30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, abroad out of the house: neither shall ye he, and all his servants, and all the Egyp-break a bone thereof.

tians; and there was a great cry in Egypt: 47 All the congregation of Israel shaf for there was not a house where there was keep it. not one dead.

48 And when a stranger shall sojourn 31 And he called for Moses and Aaron with thee, and will keep the passover to by night, and said, Rise up, and get you the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, forth from among my people, both ye and and then let him come near and keep it; the children of Israel: and go, serve the and he shall be as one that is born in the LORD, as ye have said. land: for no uncircumcised person shall eat thereof.

32 Also take your flocks and your herds, as ye have said, and be gone: and bless me also.

49 One law shall be to him that is homeborn, and unto the stranger that sojourneth among you.

33 And the Egyptians were urgent upon the people, that they might send them out 50 Thus did all the children of Israel; of the land in haste; for they said, We be as the LORD commanded Moses and all dead men. Aaron, so did they. 34 And the people took their dough 51 And it came to pass the self-same before it was leavened, their kneading day, that the LORD did bring the children troughs being bound up in their clothes of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their upon their shoulders. armies.

35 And the children of Israel did ac


cording to the word of Moses; and they AND the LORD spake unto Moses, sayborrowed of the Egyptians jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment. 2 Sanctify unto me all the first-born, 36 And the LORD gave the people fa-whatsoever openeth the womb among the vour in the sight of the Egyptians, so that children of Israel, both of man and of they lent unto them such things as they re-beast: it is mine. quired and they spoiled the Egyptians. 3 T And Moses said unto the people, 37 And the children of Israel jour- Remember this day, in which ye came out neyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six from Egypt, out of the house of bondage; hundred thousand on foot that were men, for by strength of hand the LORD brought besides children. you out from this place: there shall no leavened bread be eaten.

38 And a mixed multitude went up also with them; and flocks, and herds, even very much cattle.

4 This day came ye out, in the month Abib.

39 And they baked unleavened cakes 5 T And it shall be when the LORD shall of the dough which they brought forth out bring thee into the land of the Canaanites, of Egypt, for it was not leavened: because and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and they were thrust out of Egypt, and could the Hivites, and the Jebusites, which he not tarry, neither had they prepared for sware unto thy fathers to give thee, a land themselves any victual.

40 T Now the sojourning of the children of Israel who dwelt in Egypt, was four hundred and thirty years.

flowing with milk and honey; that thou shalt keep this service in this month.

6 Seven days shalt thou eat unleavened bread, and in the seventh day shall be a feast to the LORD.

41 And it came to pass, at the end of the four hundred and thirty years, even 7 Unleavened bread shall be eaten seven the self-same day it came to pass, that all days: and there shall no leavened bread

The first-born sanctified to God.

EXODUS. Pharaoh pursues the Israelites.

be seen with thec, neither shall there be 22 He took not away the pillar of the leaven seen with thee in all thy quarters. cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by 8 ¶ And thou shalt shew thy son in that night, from before the people. day, saying, This is done because of that CHAP. XIV. which the LORD did unto me when I came forth out of Egypt.

AND the LORD spake unto Moses, say


9 And it shall be for a sign unto thee 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, that upon thine hand, and for a memorial be- they turn and encamp before Pi-hahiroth, tween thine eyes; that the LORD's law may between Migdol and the sea, over against be in thy mouth for with a strong hand Baal-zephon: before it shall ye encamp hath the LORD brought thee out of Egypt. by the sea. 10 Thou shalt therefore keep this ordinance in his season from year to year.

3 For Pharaoh will say of the children of Israel, They are entangled in the land, the wilderness hath shut them in.

11 And it shall be when the LORD shall bring thee into the land of the Ca- 4 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, naanites, as he sware unto thee and to thy that he shall follow after them; and I will fathers, and shall give it thee, be honoured upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host; that the Egyptians may know that I am the LORD. And they did so.

12 That thou shalt set apart unto the LORD all that openeth the matrix; and every firstling that cometh of a beast which thou hast, the males shall be the LORD'S. 13 And every firstling of an ass thou shalt redeem with a lamb; and if thou wilt not redeem it, then thou shalt break his neck and all the first-born of man among serving us? thy children shalt thou redeem.


5 And it was told the king of Egypt that the people fled: and the heart of Pharaoh and of his servants was turned against the people, and they said, Why have we done this, that we have let Israel go from

6 And he made ready his chariot, and

14 T And it shall be when thy son ask-took his people with him:

eth thee in time to come, saying, What is 7 And he took six hundred chosen chathis? that thou shalt say unto him, By riots, and all the chariots of Egypt, and strength of hand the LORD brought us out captains over every one of them. from Egypt, from the house of bondage: 8 And the LORD hardened the heart of 15 And it came to pass, when Pharaoh Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pursued would hardly let us go, that the LORD slew after the children of Israel: and the chilall the first-born in the land of Egypt, both dren of Israel went out with a high hand. the first-born of man, and the first-born of 9 But the Egyptians pursued after them beasts: therefore I sacrifice to the LORD all (all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, that openeth the matrix, being males; but and his horsemen, and his army) and overall the first-born of my children I redeem. took them encamping by the sea, beside 16 And it shall be for a token upon Pi-hahiroth, before Baal-zephon. thine hand, and for frontlets between thine eyes: for by strength of hand the LORD brought us forth out of Egypt.

10 T And when Pharaoh drew nigh, the children of Israel lifted up their eyes, and behold, the Egyptians marched after them; 17 And it came to pass, when Pha- and they were sore afraid: and the chilraoh had let the people go, that God led dren of Israel cried out unto the LORD. them not through the way of the land of 11 And they said unto Moses, Because the Philistines, although that was near; there were no graves in Egypt, hast thou for God said, Lest peradventure the peo- taken us away to die in the wilderness? ple repent when they see war, and they Wherefore hast thou dealt thus with us, to return to Egypt: carry us forth out of Egypt?

18 But God led the people about, 12 Is not this the word that we did tell through the way of the wilderness of the thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that Red sea and the children of Israel went we may serve the Egyptians? For it had up harnessed out of the land of Egypt. been better for us to serve the Egyptians, 19 And Moses took the bones of Joseph than that we should die in the wilderwith him: for he had straitly sworn theness.

children of Israel, saying, God will surely 13 T And Moses said unto the people, visit you; and ye shall carry up my bones Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvaaway hence with you. tion of the LORD, which he will shew to 20 T And they took their journey from you to-day: for the Egyptians whom ye Succoth, and encamped in Etham, in the have seen to-day, ye shall see them again edge of the wilderness. no more for ever.

21 And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light: to go by day and night.

14 The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.

15 T And the LORD said unto Moses, Wherefore criest thou unto me? Speak

The Egyptians drowned.


The song of Moses. unto the children of Israel, that they go upon dry land in the midst of the sea; and forward: the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left.

16 But lift thou up thy rod, and stretch out thine hand over the sea, and divide it : and the children of Israel shall go on dry ground through the midst of the sea.

30 Thus the LORD saved Israel that day out of the hand of the Egyptians and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the

17 And I, behold, I will harden the sea-shore. hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall fol- 31 And Israel saw that great work low them: and I will get me honour upon which the LORD did upon the Egyptians : Pharaoh, and upon all his host, upon his and the people feared the LORD, and bechariots, and upon his horsemen. lieved the LORD, and his servant Moses. CHAP. XV.

18 And the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I have gotten me honour upon Pharaoh, upon his chariots, and upon his horsemen.


HEN sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the LORD, and spake, saying, I will sing unto the LORD, 19 And the angel of God which went for he hath triumphed gloriously; the horse before the camp of Israel, removed, and and his rider hath he thrown into the sea. went behind them; and the pillar of the 2 The LORD is my strength and song, cloud went from before their face, and and he is become my salvation: he is my stood behind them: God, and I will prepare him a habitation; my father's God, and I will exalt him. 3 The LORD is a man of war: the LORD is his name.

20 And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness to them, but it gave light by night to these: so that the one came not near the other all the night.

21 And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.

22 And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left.

23 And the Egyptians pursued, and went in after them, to the midst of the sca, even all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen.

24 And it came to pass, that in the morning-watch the LORD looked unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians,

4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath he cast into the sea: his chosen captains also are drowned in the Red sea.

5 The depths have covered them: they sank into the bottom as a stone.

6 Thy right hand, O LORD, is become glorious in power: thy right hand, O LORD, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.

7 And in the greatness of thine, excellency thou hast overthrown them that rose up against thee: thou sentest forth thy wrath, which consumed them as stubble.

8 And with the blast of thy nostrils the waters were gathered together, the floods stood upright as a heap, and the depths were congealed in the heart of the sea.

9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil: my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.

10 Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they sank as lead in the mighty waters..

25 And took off their chariot-wheels, that they drave them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD fighteth for them 11 Who is like unto thee, O LORD, against the Egyptians. among the gods? who is like thee, glori26 T And the LORD said unto Moses, ous in holiness, fearful in praises, doing Stretch out thine hand over the sea, that wonders?

the waters may come again upon the Egyp- 12 Thou stretchedst out thy right hand, tians, upon their chariots, and upon their the earth swallowed them.


13 Thou in thy mercy hast led forth 27 And Moses stretched forth his hand the people which thou hast redeemed: over the sea, and the sea returned to his thou hast guided them in thy strength unto strength when the morning appeared; and thy holy habitation. the Egyptians fled against it; and the LORD overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea.

28 And the waters returned, and covered the chariots, and the horsemen, and all the host of Pharaoh that came into the sea after them: there remained not so much as one of them.

14 The people shali hear, and be afraid: sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants of Palestina.

15 Then the dukes of Edom shall be amazed; the mighty men of Moab, trembling shall take hold upon them; all the inhabitants of Canaan shall melt away.

16 Fear and dread shall fall upon them; 29 But the children of Israel walked by the greatness of thine arm they shall be

The waters at Marah sweetened. EXODUS.

Quails and manna sent.

as still as a stone; till thy people pass when we sat by the flesh-pots, and when over, O LORD, till the people pass over, we did eat bread to the full: for ye have which thou hast purchased. brought us forth into this wilderness, to

17 Thou shalt bring them in, and plant kill this whole assembly with hunger. them in the mountain of thine inheritance, 4 T Then said the LORD unto Moses, in the place, O LORD, which thou hast made Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for for thee to dwell in; in the sanctuary, O you; and the people shall go out and LORD, which thy hands have established. gather a certain rate every day, that I may 18 The LORD shall reign for ever and prove them, whether they will walk in my law, or no.


19 For the horse of Pharaoh went in 5 And it shall come to pass, that on the with his chariots and with his horsemen sixth day they shall prepare that which into the sea, and the LORD brought again they bring in; and it shall be twice as the waters of the sea upon them: but the much as they gather daily. children of Israel went on dry land in the 6 And Moses and Aaron said unto all midst of the sea. the children of Israel, At even, then ye shall know that the LORD hath brought you out from the land of Egypt:

20 ¶ And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her, with timbrels, and with dances.

21 And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.

7 And in the morning, then ye shall see the glory of the LORD: for that he heareth your murmurings against the LoRD: And what are we, that ye murmur against us?

8 And Moses said, This shall be when the LORD shall give you in the evening 22 So Moses brought Israel from the flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to Red sea, and they went out into the wil-the full; for that the LORD heareth your derness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness, and found no water.

23 T And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah; for they were bitter; therefore the name of it was called Marah.

24 And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink?

25 And he cried unto the LORD; and the LORD shewed him a tree, which when he had cast into the waters, the waters were made sweet: there he made for them a statute and an ordinance, and there he proved them,

murmurings which ye murmur against him: And what are we? your murmurings are not against us, but against the LORD.

9 ¶ And Moses spake unto Aaron, Say unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, Come near before the LORD: for he hath heard your murmurings.

10 And it came to pass, as Aaron spake unto the whole congregation of the children of Israel, that they looked toward the wilderness, and behold, the glory of the LORD appeared in the cloud.

11 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

26 And said, If thou wilt diligently 12 I have heard the murmurings of the hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, children of Israel; speak unto them, sayand wilt do that which is right in his sight, ing, At even ye shall eat flesh, and in the and wilt give ear to his commandments, morning ye shall be filled with bread: and and keep all his statutes, I will put none ye shall know that I am the LORD your of these diseases upon thee, which I have God. brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth thee.

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13 And it came to pass, that at even the quails came up, and covered the camp: and in the morning the dew lay round about the host.

14 And when the dew that lay was gone up, behold, upon the face of the wilderness there lay a small round thing, as small as the hoar frost on the ground:

15 And when the children of Israel saw it, they said one to another, It is manna: for they wist not what it was. And Moses said unto them, This is the bread which the LORD hath given you to eat.

16 This is the thing which the LORD hath commanded, Gather of it every man according to his eating: an omer for every man according to the number of your persons, take ye every man for them which are in his tents.

The Sabbath appointed for rest, CHAP. XVII. Moses smites the rock in Horeb.

17 And the children of Israel did so,| Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, to and gathered, some more, some less. be kept.

18 And when they did mete it with an 35 And the children of Israel did eat omer, he that gathered much had nothing manna forty years, until they came to a over, and he that gathered little had no land inhabited: they did eat manna, until lack they gathered every man according they came unto the borders of the land of to his eating. Canaan.


19 And Moses said, Let no man leave of 36 Now an omer is the tenth part of an it till the morning.

ephah. 20 Notwithstanding, they hearkened · CHAP. XVII.' not unto Moses; but some of them left of Aren of Israel journeyed from the wilND all the congregation of the chilit until the morning, and it bred worms,

andstank: and Moses was wroth with them. derness of Sin, after their journeys, accord21 And they gathered it every morning, ing to the commandment of the LORD, every man according to his eating and and pitched in Rephidim: and there was when the sun waxed hot it melted. no water for the people to drink.

22 And it came to pass, that on the 2 Wherefore the people did chide with Sixth day they gathered twice as much Moses, and said, Give us water that we bread, two omers for one man: and all the may drink. And Moses said unto them, rulers of the congregation came and told Why chide ye with me? wherefore do ye Moses. tempt the LORD?

23 And he said unto them, This is that 3 And the people thirsted there for which the LORD hath said, To-morrow is water; and the people murmured against the rest of the holy sabbath unto the LORD: Moses, and said, Wherefore is this that bake that which ye will bake to-day, and thou hast brought us up out of Egypt to kill seethe that ye will seethe; and that which us and our children and our cattle with remaineth over, lay up for you to be kept thirst? until the morning.

24 And they laid it up till the morning, as Moses bade: and it did not stink, neither was there any worm therein.

25 And Moses said, Eat that to-day; for to-day is a sabbath unto the LORD; today ye shall not find it in the field.

26 Six days ye shall gather it; but on the seventh day, which is the sabbath, in it there shall be none.

4 And Moses cried unto the LORD, saying, What shall I do unto this people? they be almost ready to stone me.

5 And the LORD said unto Moses, Go on before the people, and take with thee of the elders of Israel: and thy rod, wherewith thou smotest the river, take in thine hand, and go.

6 Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt 27 And it came to pass, that there smite the rock, and there shall come water went out some of the people on the seventh out of it, that the people may drink. And day for to gather, and they found none. Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel.

28 And the LORD said unto Moses, How long refuse ye to keep my commandments and my laws?

7 And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and be cause they tempted the LORD, saying, Is the LORD among us, or not?

8 T Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim.

29 See, for that the LORD hath given you the sabbath, therefore he giveth you on the sixth day the bread of two days: abide ye every man in his place, let no man go out of his place on the seventh day 30 So the people rested on the seventh 9 And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose day. us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek: 31 And the house of Israel called the to-morrow I will stand on the top of the name thereof Manna: and it was like cori-hill with the rod of God in mine hand. ander-seed, white; and the taste of it was 10 So Joshua did as Moses had said to like wafers made with honey. him, and fought with Amalek: and Moses, 32 T And Moses said, This is the thing Aaron, and Hur, went up to the top of the which the LORD commandeth, Fill an hill.

omer of it to be kept for your generations; 11 And it came to pass, when Moses that they may see the bread wherewith I held up his hand, that Israel prevailed: have fed you in the wilderness, when I and when he let down his hand, Amalek brought you forth from the land of Egypt. prevailed.

33 And Moses said unto Aaron, Take a 12 But Moses' hands were heavy; and pot, and put an omer full of manna therein, they took a stone, and put it under him, and lay it up before the LORD, to be kept and he sat thereon: and Aaron and Hur for your generations. stayed up his hands, the one on the one 34 As the LORD commanded Moses, solside, and the other on the other side; and

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