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de Lord who had sent him, and all the signs Werefore dea'est thou thus with thy set which he had commanded him.
vants ? 29 | And Moses and Aaron went and ga- 16 There is no straw given unto thy ser. thered together all the elders of the children vants, and they say to us, Make brickinud, of Israel.
behold, t:y servants are beaten; but the fault SO And Aaron spake all the words which is in thine own people. the Lord had spoken unto Moses, and did 17 But he said, 'Ye are idle, yje are idle ; the signs in the sight of the people.
Let us go, ar to sacrifice 31 Aud the people believed: and when to the LORD. they seard that the Lord had visited the 18 Go therefore now and work : for there cluildren of Israel, and ibat he had looked shall no straw be given you, yet shali ye de upon their affliction, then they bowed their liver tlie tale of bricks. heads and worshipped.
19 And the officers of the children of Israel CHAP. V.
did see that they were in evil cuse, after it ND afterward Moses and Aaron went in, was said, Ye shall not minish oughi from God of Israei, Let my people go. that they 20 & And they met Moses and Aaron, who may cold a feast unto me in the wilderness. stood in the way, as they came forlle from
2 And Pharaol said, Who is the LOR!), ihat Pharaoh : I should obey his voice to let Israelgo? I know 2 And they said unto them, The LORD Dt the Lord, neither will I let Israel go. look upon you, and judge ; because ye have
3 And they said, The God of the Hebrews made our savour to be abhorred in ihe eves hath met with us : ler us go, we pray thee, of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of luis servants, three days' journey into tie desert, and sacri- to put a sword in their land tu slay us. fice unto the LORD our Ciod, lest he tall upon
191 And Moses relurned unto the LORD, As with pestilence, or with the sword. and suid, Lord, wherefore hest thou so evil
4 And the king of Egypt said unto thein, entreated this people? why is it that thou Wherefore do ye, Moscs and Aaron, let the bast sent me ? people from their works? ger you unto your
23 For since I came to Pharaoh to speak burdens.
in thy name, he hath done evil to this peo5 And Pharaoh said, Behold, ti e people or ple : neither bast thou delivered thy people we land now are many, and ye make them at ali. rest from their burdens.
CHAP. v1. 6 the same
shalt thou see what I will do to Pharaob:
fror with a strong hand shall be let them go, 7 Ye shall 110 more give the people straw and with a strong hand shail he drive them to make brick, as beretofore : Sci inem go out of his land. had gather stran for themselves.
2 And God spake unto Moses, and said 8 And the tale of the bricks, which they unto him, I am the LORD: did make heretofore, ye sinullas upon thein; 3 And I appeared unto Abraham, unto ye shall not dimimislinnghi iliereol: for thiey Isaac, und unto Jacob, by the name of God ke idle ; therefore they cry, saying, Let us Almighty; bu! by my name JEHOVAH go and sacrifice to our God.
was I not known to them. 9 Let there more work be laid upon the 4 And I have also established my covenant Inen, that they may labour therein ; and let with them, to give them the land of Canaan, them not regard vain wonis.
the land of weir pilgrimage, whereiu they 10 4 And the taskınasters of the pecplcjwere strangers. went out, and their officers, and they spake 5 And I have also heard the groaning of the people, saying, Tlus saith Plaraoh, 1 the children of Israel, whom the Egyptiane will not give you straw.
keep in bondage; and I have remenubered 11 Go ye, get you straw where ye can find iny covenant. #: yet not ouglii of your work shall be di- 6 Wherefore say unto the children of Ismiaished.
rae!, I ar the LORD, and I will bring you 12 So the people were scatiered abroad out from unler ihe burdens of the Egyptians, throughout all the land of Egypt to gather and I will rid you out of their boudige, and Mubble instead of straw.
I will redeem you with a stretched-out arm, 13 And the taskmasters liasted them, say- and with great judgments. ing, Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, as 7 And I will take you to ine for a people when there was straw.
and I will be to you a God; and ye
shal 14 And the officers of the children of Israel, know that I am the LORI your Girl, which which Pharaoh's laskmasters had set over bringeth you out from under the burdens of thern, were beaten, and demanded, Where the Egyptians. fore have ye not fulfilled your task in ma- 8 and I will bring you in nnto the land, king brick both yesterday and to-dey, as concerning the which I did swear to give it hereinfore.
to Abrabain, to Isaac.and to Jacob; and I will 151 Then the oficers of the children of Is- give it you for an heritage: I am the LORD. mael came und cried unto Pharaoh, saying, 9 And Moses spake so unto the children
y the task masters of lie premier, and their THEN the Lord said unto Moses, Now
of Israel. but they hearkened not unto Moses !the LORD spake onto Moses in the land of for anguish of spirit, and for cruel bondage.F.gypt,
10 ? And the Lord spake unio Moses, i. * That the LORD spake unto Moses, any aying,
ing, I am the LORD : speak thou unto Pha 'n Go in, speak into Pharaoh king or ruoli king of Egypt all that I say unto thee, Egypt, that be let the children of Israel gel. 30 And Moses said before the Lord), Be cut of his land.
liold, I am of uncircumcised lips, and how 12 And Moses spake before the Lord, say- shall Pharaoli hearken unto me? ing, Bebold. the children of Israel liare not
CHAP. VII. hearkened untomer low; then shed Pharaoh Advere he he said unto Moses secand
13 And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron thy brother shall be tny prophet. unio Aaron, and gave them a charge unto 2. Thou shalt speak all that I command the children of Israelind!!o Pharaoh king thee; and Aaron thy brother shall speak of Egyple to bring the children of Israel cui unto Pharaoli, that bé seud the children of of the land of Egypt.
Israel cui of his land 14 | These be the heads of their failers' 3 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and housez : The sons of Reuben, the firstborn multiply my signs and my wor lers in the of Israel ; llanoch. and Pallu Hezron, and land of Egypt. Carmi : thiese be the families of Reuben. 4 Bunt Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you,
1511 Anthe saus of Simeon; Jemuel, and that I may lay my hand upon Egypt, and larnin, and Olad. and Jachin, and Zohar, bring foreli mine armies, aru my people the and Shall, the son of a ('unanithi wo children of Israel, out of the land of faypl mun: these are the families of Simeon. by great judgments.
It And these are the names of the cons 5 And the Egyptians sliall know that I am of Levi, arcording to their generations ;thie Louw), when I stretch forth mine land Gersion an! Kodath. and Merari. And the upon Egypt, and bring on the coildren of years of the life of Leri were an liundi ed Israel from among them. thirty and seven years.
0 And Moses and Aaron did as the LORD 17 The sons of Gerslon: Litmi, and Shin commanded them, so did they. mi, according to their families.
7 And Jioses wts fourscore years old, and 13 And the sons of Kohat? ; Amrain, and Aaron fourscore and three years old, when Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel. And thietvey spake unto Pharaoh. years of the life of Kohath were an lundred 8 st And the LORD spake unto Moses and thirty and three years.
unto Aaron, saying, 19 And the sons of Verari ; Malli, and 9 When Pharaul shall epeak unto you, any, Muslii : these are the families of Levi, ac- ing, Shew a miracle for you: then dou shalt cording w tneir generations.
say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast il be 20 And Amrain took him Jochehed liis la- tore Pharuoli, and it shan become a serpent. ther's si-ter to wife; and shie bare liin Aaron 10 1 Aud Moses and Aaron went in unto and Moses. And the years of the life of Ain Pharaoh, and they did so as the Lord had ram were an hundred and thirty and seven commanded : and Aaron cast down liis rad years.
hefure Pharaoh, and before his servants, and 21 and the sons of Izhar; Korah, anulit became a serpent. Neplieg, an Zicuri.
11 Then Pharaoli also called the wise men 2 And the sons of L'aziel; Mishael, and and the sorcerers : now the magicials of Elzaplan. and Zithiri.
Egypl, they also did in like pianuer wille 23 Ana Aaron took him Elisleba, daugh-their enchantments. ter of Amninadab, sister of Naas'ın, to 12 For they cast down every man ois rod, wife; and slie bire bin Naulab and Abibu, and !hey became serpents : but Aaron's rod Eleazar and Ithamar.
swallowed up their rods. 21 And the souls of Korah; Assir, anı Ej. 13 And he hardened Pharaoh's heart, that kanal. ard Abiasaplı: these are the families he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD of the Kolites.
had said 2.) And Eleazar, Aaron's son, took him ore 14 l And the LORD said unto Muses, Pha of the daughters of Putiel to wife; and she raoli's heart is hardened, he refusech to let bare liim Plinelas : these are the heads of the people go the fathers of the Leviles, according to their
15 Get thee unto Pnaraoh in the mornfamilies.
ing ; lo, he goeth out ur:to the water; and 20 These are tha: Aaron and Moses, to thou shalt stand by the river's hrink against whom thie LORD said, Bring out the children he come, and the rod wnich was iurned to of Israel from the land of Egypt, according a serpent shalt thou take in thine hand. to their armies.
16 And thou shalt say unto him, The LORD 27 These are they which epake w Pharaoh God of the Hebrews hath sent me vnto thee, king of Egypt, to bring out the children of saying, Let my peopie go, that liey may Israel from Egypt: these are that Moses and serve ine in the wilderness: and, behold, Aaron.
hitherto thou wouldest rot hear. 28 1 And it came to pass, on the day wher: 17 Thus saith the LORD, In this thou shall
know that I am the LORD : behold, I will my people ; and I will let the people go, t'ia smite with the rod that is in mine hand wey may do sacrifice unto the LORD. upon the waters which are in the river, and 9 And Moses said un:o Pharaoh, Glory they shall be turned to blond.
over me : when shall I entreat for thee, and 18- And the fish that is in the river, sliall for thy servants, and for thy people, io dedie, and die river shall stink ; and the Egyp- stroy the frogs from thee and iliy houses, thal Lians shall loathe to driuk of the water of the they may remain in the river only? river.
1o And he seid, To-morrow. And he saide 19 T And the Lord spake unto Moses, Say Be it arcording to thy word; tisat thou mayunto Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch out est know that it'ere is none like unto the Lond thine hand upon the waters of Egypt, upon our God. their streams, upon their rivers, and upon 11 And the frogs shall depart froin thee, their ponds, and upon all their pools of and from thy fouses, and from thy servants, water, that they may become blooci ; and and from thy reople ; they shall remain in that there may be blood throughout all the the river only land of Egypi, both in vessels of wood, and 12 And Mc res and Aaron went out from in vessels of stone.
Pharaoli : ane Moses cried urto the Lord 20 Ard Moses and Aaron did so, as the because of the trogs which lie ad brought LORD commanded and he lified up the rod, against Pharaoh. and smote the waters that were in the river, '13 And the Lord did according to the in the sight of Pharaoli, and in the sig hit of word of Moses; and tie frogs died out of the his servants; and all the waters that were houses,out of the villages and out of the fields. in the river were turned to blood,
14 And they gathered them together upon 21. And the fish that was in the river died ;jheaps, and the land stank. and the river stank, and the Egyptians could 15 But w!en Pharaoh saw that there was not drink of the water of the river: and there respite, le liardened his heart, and hearken was blood througliout all the land of Egypt. ed not unto them; as the Lord had said.
22 And the magiciars of Egypt did so willi! 16 11 And the LORD said unto Moses, Say their enchantments: and Pharaoli's heart wasjunto Aaron, Stretch out thy rod, and smiú hardened, neither did he learken unlo them ; the dust of the land, that it may become lice as the Lord hud said.
throughout all the land of Egypt. 23 And Pliaraoh turneil and went into liis! 17 And they did so : for Jaron stretches house, neither did he set his heari lo tliis also out his hand with his rod, and smote the dus
24 And all the Egyptians digged round of the earth, and it became lice in man ang about the river for water to drink ; for they in beast; all the dust of the land became lico could not drink of the water of the viver. Throughout all the land of Egypt.
25 And seven days were fulfilled, after 18 And the magicians did so with their that the Lord) had smitten the river. enchantinents 10 bring fortli lice, but they CHAP. VIII.
could not: so there were lice upon man and ND the Lord spake unlo Moses, Go um- upon heast. , :
19 Then the magicians said unto Pharaoh, saith the LORD, Let iny people go, dial they Tliis is the finger of God: and l'h eraoli way serve me.
heart was hardened, and he bearkened co 2 And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, unto them; as the Lord had said. I will smite all thy borders with frogs: 20 & And the Lord said unto Moses Ris
3 And the river shali bring forth frogs abun-up early in the morning, and stand before đantly, which shall go mp and come into thine Fliaraoli, (lo, he cometii lorih 10 the water, louse, and into thy bed-cliam!ver, and upon and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, La thy bed, and into ihe house of thy servants, my people, go, that they may serve me and upon thy people, and into dine ovens, i Else, ir thou wilt not let my people go and into thy kliending-troughs:
behokl, I will send swarms of Nies upon the 4 And the frogs shall come up, both on and upon dly servants, and upms ihy peop. thee, and upon thy people, and upon all thy and into thy houses ; and the houses or the servents.
Egyptians shall be full of swarms of llies, and 51 And the Lond spake unto Moses, Say also the ground whereon they ure. linio Aaron, Stretch forth thrine hand with 22 And I will sever in thai day the land of thy roll over the streams, over tbe rivers, Goshen, in wliich my people dwell, that no and over the ponds, and cause frogs to come swarms of fries shall be ilere ; to the end up upon the land of Egypt.
thou mayest know that I am the LORO ir uhe 6 And Aaron stretched out his hand over midst of the earth. die waters of Egypt; and the frogs came up, 23. And I will put a division between my Bind covered the land of Egypt.
people and thy people to-morrow shut is 7 and the magicians did so with their en-sigui be. antrents, and brought up frogs upon the 24 And the LORD did so: and there cume land of Egypt.
a grievous su arm of flies into the louise of 8 11 Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Pliaraoh, and into fois servants' houses, and sluron, and said, Entreat the LORI), that lie into all the land of Egypt: the land was cut
25 And Pharaoh called for Moses and for 11 And the magicians could not stand before Aaron, and said, Go ye, sacrifice to your God Moses because of the boil; for the boil was upin the land.
on the magicians and upon all the Egyptians 26 And Moses said, I is not meet so to do;) 12 And the LORD hardened the heart of for we shall sacrifice the aboinination of the Pharaoh, and he hearkened not unto them ; Egyptians to the Lory our Gol: lo, «lall we as the Lord had spoken unto Moses. sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians 13 11 And the Lord said unto Moses, Rise before their eyes, and will they not stone us : up early in the morning, and stand before
27 (l'e will go three days' jouruey into the Pharaoli, and say unto Lim, Thus saith the wilderness, and sacrifice to the LORD our LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my people God, as he sluall cornmand us.
go, that they may serve me. 28 And Pharaoli said, I will let you go, 14 For I will at this time send all my thal ve may sacrifice to the LORD your God plagues upon thine leart, and upon tiiy serin the wilderness; on!y ye shall not go very vanis, and upon thy people : that thou maye far away : entreal for me.
est know that there is none like me in all the 29 And Moses said, Behold, I go out from earth. thee, and I will entreat the Lorn i!iat she 15 For now I will stretch out my hand, swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, that I may smite thee and thy people with from his servnnts, and from his people, to-pestilence; and thou shalt bé cut off from morrow : hui le not Pharaola deal deceitful-ule eartlı. ly any more in not letting the people go to 16 And in very deed for this cause liave 1 sacrifice to the Lord.
raised thee up, for to slew in thee my power; 30 And Moses wení out from Pharaoli, and and that iny name may be declared tlirough: entreated the Lord.
out all be enrtlı. 31 And the LORD did according to the word 17 As yet exaltest thou thyself against my of Mres; and lie removed the swarms of people, that thou will not let them go?. flies from Plaaraoh, from his servanls, and 18 Behold, to-morrow about this time I from his people : there remained not one. will cause it to rain a very grievous bail, such
32 And Pharaoli 1:arelened liis lieart at this as hath not been in Egypt since the founda time also, neither would be let the prople go. tion thereof even until now. CHAP. IX.
19 Send therefore now, and gailer thy THEN the Lord said unto Moses, Go in cattle, and all that thou hast in the field : for the Lord God of the Hebrews, Let my peo- found in the field, and shall not be hrougho ple go, that they may serve jne.
home, the hail shall come down upon them, 2 For if thou refuse to let them go, and and they shall die. wilt buld them still,
20 He that feared the word of the LORI 3 Behold, the hand of the Lorv is upon among the servants of Pharaoh made his ser thy cattle which is in the field, upon the vants and his cattle flee into the houses : horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, up- 21 Anil he that regarder not the word of on the oxen, and upon the sleep: there shall the Lord left his servarts and bis castle in be a very grievous murrain.
the field. 4 And the LORD shall sever between the 22 1 And the LORD said unto Moses, cautle of Israel and the cattle of Egypt: and Stretch forth thine hand toward beaven, that there shall nothing die of all that is ihe child there may be lail in all the land of Egypt, dren's of Israel.
opon man, and upon beast, and upon every 5 And the Lord appointed! a sel ime, say- herl, of the field,throughout the land of Egypt ing, To-morrow the Lord shall do this thing 23 And Moses stretched forth his rod io. in the land.
ward beaven : and the LORD sent thunder 6 And the Lord did that thing on the mor- and bal, and the fire ran along upon the row, and all the cattle of Egyp died: but of ground; and the LORD rained lail upon the the cattle of the children of Israel died :10f one. Jand of Egypt.
7 And Pharaoh sent, and helold, there was 24 So there was hail, and fire mingled with Rx one of the cattle of the Israelites dead, he hail, very grievous, such as there was And the heart of Prarach was hardened, and none like it in all the land of Egypt since it he did not let the people go.
became a nation. 8! And the LORD said unto Moses and un- 25 And the hwil smole thronghout all the to Aaron, Take to you handfuls of ashes of land of Egypt all that wes in the fielel, bouda the furnace, and let Moses sprinkle it toward mau and beast ; and the hailsmule every the heaven in the siglit of Pharaoli. herb of the field, and brake every tree of the
9 And it shall become small dust in all the field. land of Egypt, and shall be a boil breaking 26 Only in the land of Goshen, where the forth with blains upon man, and epon beast, children of Israel were, was there no linil. throughout all the land of Egypt.
27 11 Aud Pharaohı sent, and called for Mo 10 And they took ashes of ile furnace, and scs and Aaron, and said unto tiems, I havo stood before Pharaoh, and Moses sprinkled it sinned this time: the LORD is riglicous, and uptoward heaven; and it became a boilbreak. I and my penple are wicked. ing forth with blains upon mccand upon beasl. 28 Entreat the LORD (for it is cnough)
that there be no more mighty trunderings | 9 And Moses said, We will go with our and hail ; and I will let you go, and ye shall young and with our old, with our sons and stay no longer.
with our daughters, with our flocks and with 29 And Moses said unto him, As soon as I our herds will we go : for we must hold a am gone out of the city, I will spread abroad feast unto the LORD. my hands unto the LORD ; and the thunder 10 And he said unto them, Let the Lord be shall cease, neither shall there be any more so with you, as I will let you go, and your hail; that thou mayest know how that the little ones : look to it; for evil is before you. earth is the Lord's.
11 Not so: go now ye that are men, and 30 But as for thee and thy servants, I know serve the LORD; for that ye did desire. And that ye will not yet fear the LORD God. they were driven out from Pharaoh's presence.
31 And the flax and the barley was smit- | 129 And the LORD said unto Moses,Stretch len; for the barley was in the ear, and the out thine hand over the land of Egyp: for the fax was bolled.
locusts, that they may come up upon the land 32 But the wheat and the rye were not lof Egypt, and eat every herb of the land, smitten; for they were not grown up.
even all ihat the hail hath leti. 33 And Moses went out of the city from 13 And Moses stretclied forth his rod over Pharaoh, and spread abroad his hands unto the land of Egypt, and the Lord brough the Lord; and the thunders and hail ceas- an east wind upon the land all that day, and ed, and the rain was not poured upon the all that night; and when it was morning, the earth.
east wind brought the locusts. 31 And when Pharaoh saw that the rain. 14 And the lociists went up over all the and the bail, ani the thunders, were ceased, land of Egypt, and rested in all the coasts of ne sinned yet more, and hardened his heart, Egypt : very grievous were they; befire be and his servants.
then there were no such locusis as ibey, nei. 33 And the heart of Pharaoh was liarden-ther after them shall be such. ed, neither would he let the child en of Israel 15 For they covered the face of the whole go; us thic Lord had spoken by Moses. earth, so thai the land was darkened ; ang CHAP. X.
they did cat every herb of the land, and al ND the LORD said unto Moses, Go in the fruit of the trees which the hail had left
. heart, and the heart of his servants, that I te trees, or in the herbs of the field, thrvugt miglit shiew thiese my signs before him : all the land of Egypt.
And that thou mayest tell in the ears of 16 1 Then Pharaoli called for Moses and My son, and of try son's son, what things 1 Aaron in haste; and lie said, I have sinned have wrouglie in Egypt, and my signs which against the LORD your God, and against you I have lone among them; that ye may know '17 Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my how that I am the LORD.
sin only this once, and entreat the Lord your 3 Ard Moses and Aaron came in unto God, that lie may take away from me thi. l'haraoli, and said unto liim, Thus saitli the death only. Lord God of the Hebrews, How long wilt 18 And he went out from Pharaoh, and thou refuse to jumble thyself before me ? entreated the LORD. Let my people go, that they may serve me.
19 And the Lord turned a mighty strong 4 Else, it'thiou refuse to let my people go, west wind, which took away the locusts, and ehoid, to-morrow will I bring the locusts cast them into the Red Sea ; there remaines into thy coast :
not one locust in all the coasts of Egypt. 5 And they shall cover the face of the 20 But the Lord hardenedd Pharaoh's earth, that one cannot be able to see the heart, su that he would not let the children of earth and they shall eat the residue of that Israel go, wlijen is escaped, which remaineth unto you
21. And the Lord said unto Moses from the bail, and shall eat every trce which Siretch ou thine hand toward henven, thias groweth for you out of the firld.
thirre may be darkness over the land of 6 and they shall fill thy houses, and the Egypi, even dark nessuhich may be felt. houses of all ily servants, and the houses of 2 And Moses stretched forth luis hand to all the Egyptians; whicli neither thy fatheis, ward heaven; aud there was a thick darknor thy latliers' futhers have seen, since the ness in all the land of Egypt three days. day that they were upon the earth unto this 23 They saw not one another, neither rose daj. And he turned himself, and went out any from his place for three days: but all the from Pharaoh.
children of Israel had liglit in their dwellings. 71 And Pharaoh's servants said unto liim, 11 And Pharaoh called unto Moses, and How long shall this man be a snare unto us! said, Go yo, serve the LORD ; only let your Let the men so, that they may serve the Hocks and your herd: be stayed I let you LORD their God': knowest thou not yet that little ones also go with you. Egypt is destroyed ?
25 And Moses said, Thou must give us alAnd Muses and Aaron were brought so sacrifices and burnt-offerings, that we may again unto Pharaoh : and he said unto them, sacrifice unto the Lord our God. Go, serve the LORD your God: but who are 26 Our cattle also shall go with us ; there they that shall go?
Isha!) not an hoor be left behind : for therrol