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The plague of locusts,


and of darkness. have seen, since the day that they were heart, so that he would not let the children upon the earth unto this day. And he of Israel go. turned bimself, and went out from Pharaoh. 21 | And the LORD said unto Moses,

7 And Pharaoh's servants said unto him, Stretch out thy hand toward heaven, How long shall this man be a snare unto that there may be darkness over the land us ? Let the men go, that they may serve of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt, the LORD their God: Knowest thou not 22 And Moses stretched forth his hand yet that Egypt is destroyed ?

toward heaven: and there was a thick 8 And Moses and Aaron were brought darkness in all the land of Egypt three days: again unto Pharaoh : and he said unto 23 They saw not one another, neither them, Go, serve the LORD your God: but rose any from his place for three days: who are they that shall go ?

but all the children of Israel had light in 9 And Moses said, We will go with our their dwellings. young and with our old, with our sons and 24 | And Pharaoh called unto Moses, with our daughters, with our flocks and and said, Go ye, serve the LORD: only with our herds will we go : for we must let your flocks and your herds be stayed: kold a feast unto the LORD.

let your little ones also go with you. 10 And he said unto them, Let the Lord 25 And Moses said, Thou must give us be so with you, as I will let you go, and also sacrifices, and burnt-offerings, that your little ones: look to it; for evil is be- we may sacrifice unto the LORD our God. fore you.

26 Our cattle also shall go with us ; 11 Not so: go now ye that are men, there shall not a hoof be left behind; for and serve the LORD; for that ye did de- thereof must we take to serve the LORD sire. And they were driven out from Pha- our God; and we know not with what we raoh's presence.

must serve the LORD, until we come thither. 12 | And the LORD said unto Moses, 27 | But the Lord hardened Pharaoh's Stretch out thy hand over the land of heart, and he would not let them go. Egypt for the locusts, that they may come 28 And Pharaoh said unto him, Get up upon the land of Egypt, and eat every thee from me, take heed to thyself, see herb of the land, even all that the hail bath my face no more: for in that day thou left.

seest my face, thou shalt die. 13 And Moses stretched forth his rod 29 And Moses said, Thou hast spoken over the land of Egypt, and the LORD well, I will see thy face agam no more. brought an east wind upon the land all

CHAP. XI. that day, and all that night; and whenie. A Wilthebring one plague more upon

ND the LORD said unto Moses, Yet was morning, the east wind brought the locusts,


Egypt; 14 And the locusts went up over all the will let you go hence : when he shall let land of Egypt, and rested in all the coasts you go, he shall surely thrust you out of Egypt: very grievous were they ; be- hence altogether. fore them there were no such locusts as 2 Speak now in the ears of the people, they, neither after them shall be such. and let every man borrow of his neigh

15 for they covered the face of the bour, and every woman of her neighbour, whole earth, so that the land was darken-jewels of silver, and jewels of gold. ed; and they did eat every herb of the 3 And the Lord gave the people favour land, and all the fruit of the trees which in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover, the bail had left: and there remained not the man Moses was very great in the land ang, green thing in the trees, or in the herbs of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's serof the field, through all the land of Egypt. vants, and in the sight of the people.

16 T Then Pharaoh called for Moses 4 And Moses said, Thus saith the LORD, and Aaron in haste; and he said, I have About midnight will I go out into the Einlied against the LOR your God, and midst of Egypt:

5 And all the first-born in the land of 17 Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, Egypt shall die, from the first-born ot my sip only this once, and entreat the Pharaoh that sitteth upon his throne, even Load your God that he may take away unto the first-born of the maid-servant that from me this death only:

is behind the mill; and all the first-bom 18 And he went out from Pharaoh, and of beasts. entreated the LORD.

6 And there shall be a great cry 19 And the LORD turned a mighty throughout all the land of Egypt, such as strong west wind which took away the lo- there was none like it, nor shall be like it custs, and cast them into the Red sea : any more. there remained not one locust in all the

? But against any of the children of Is. coasts of Egypt.

rael shall not a dog move his tongue, against 20 But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's man or beast: that ye may know how that

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The Passover insirtuled.


Unleavened bread. the Lord doth put a difference between 13 And the blood shall be to you for a the Egyptians and Israel.

token upon the houses where ye are: 8 And all these thy servants shall come and when I see the blood, I will pass over down unto me, and bow down themselves you, and the plague shall not be upon you unto me, saying, Get thee out, and all the to destroy you, when I smite the land of people that follow thee; and after that I Egypt. will go out. And he went out from Pharaoh 14 And this day shall be unto you for a in a great anger.

memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast to 9 And the Lord said unto Moses, Pha- the LORD throughout your generations: ye raoh shall not bearken unto you; that my shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for wonders may be multiplied in the land of ever. Egypt.

15 Seven days shall ye eat unleavened 10 And Moses and Aaron did all these bread; even the first day ye shall put away wonders before Pharaoh; and the LORD leaven out of your houses: for whosoever hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would eateth leavened bread, from the first day not let the children of Israel go out of his until the seventh day, that soul shall be land.

cut off from Israel. CHAP. XII.

16 And in the first day there shall be a A Northeid

Lehe aspake up to Massion and holye convocation hard con toe te nohy day 2 This month shall be unto you the be- no manner of work shall be done in them, ginning of months : it shall be the first save that which every man must eat, that month of the year to you.

only may be done of you. 3 1 Speak ye unto all the congregation 17 And ye shall observe the feast of unof Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this leavened bread; for in this self-same day month they shall take to them every man bave I brought your armies out of the land a lamb according to the house of their fa- of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this thers, a lamb for a house :

day in your generations by an ordinance 4 And if the household be too little for the for ever. lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto 18 | In the first month, on the fourteenth his house take it according to the number day of the month at even, ye shall eat unof the souls: every man according to his leavened bread, until the one and twen. eating shall make your count for the lamb. tieth day of the month at ever.

5 Your lamb shall be without blemish, 19 Seven days shall there be no leaven a male of the first year: ye shall take it found in your houses: for whosoever eatout from the sheep or from the goats : eth that which is leavened, even that soul

6 And ye shall keep it up until the four- shall be cut off from the congregation of teenth day of the same month : and the Israel, whether he be a stranger, or born whole assembly of the congregation of Is- in the land. rael shall kill it in the evening.

20 Ye shall eat nothing leavened: in ? And they shall take of the blood, and all your habitations shall ye eat unleavenstrike it on the two side-posts, and on the ed bread. upper door-post of the houses, wherein 21 | Then Moses called for all the el. they shall eat it.

ders of Israel, and said unto them, Draw 8 And they shall eat the Aesh in that out, and take you a lamb, according to night, roast with fire, and unleavened your families, and kill the passover. bread; and with bitterherbs they shalleat it. 22 And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop,

9 Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all and dip it in the blood that is in the bason, with water, but roast with fire; his head and strike the lintel and the two side-posts with his legs, and with the purtenance with the blood that is in the bason: and thereof.

none of you shall go out at the door of his 10 And ye shall let nothing of it remain house until the morning: until the morning : and that which remain 23 For the Lord will pass through to eth of it until the morning ye shall burn smite the Egyptians; and when he seeth with fire.

the blood upon the lintel, and on the two 11 T And thus shall ye eat it; with your side-posts, the LORD will pass over the Icins girded, your shoes on your feet, and door, and will not suffer the destroyer to your staff in your band: and ye shall eat come in unto your houses to smite you. it in haste; it is the LORD's passover. 24 And ye shall observe this thing for

12 For I will pass through the land of ordinance to thee and to thy sons for ever, Egypt this night, and will smite all the 25 And it shall come to pass, when ye first-born in the land of Egypt, both man be come to the land which the LORD will and beast: and against all the gods of give you, according as he hath promised, Egypt I will execute judgment: l'am the that ye shall keep this service. LORD.

20 And it shall come to pass, when

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