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CHAP. ix. The plague of boils and blains. 59 257 And Pharaoh called for Moses, and of the furnace, and let Moses sprinkle it for Aaron, and said, Go ye, sacrifice to toward the heaven in the sight of Pharaoh. your God in the land.

9 And it shall become small dust in all 26 And Moses said, It is not meet so the land of Egypt, and shall be a boil to do; for we shall sacrifice the abomi- || breaking forth with blains upon man, and nation of the Egyptians to the Lord our ll upon beast, throughout all the land of EGod: Lo, shall we sacrifice the abomina- l gypt. tion of the Egyptians before their eyes, 10 And they took ashes of the furnace, and will they not stone us?

and stood before Pharaoh ; and Moses 27 We will go three days journey into sprinkled it up toward heaven: and it bethe wilderness, and sacrifice to the LORD came a boil breaking forth with blains upour God, as he shall command us.

on man, and upon beast. 28 And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, 11 And the magicians could not stand that ye may sacrifice to the LORD your | before Moses, because of the boil: for the God in the wilderness ; only ye shall not Il boil was upon the magicians, and upon all go very far away : entreat for me. the Egyptians.

29 Ånd Moses said, Behold, I go out 12 And the Lord hardened the heart from thee, and I will entreat the LORD of Pharaoh, and he hearkened not unto that the swarms of flies may depart from them; as the LORD had spoken unto MoPharaoh, from his servants, and from his people, to-morrow: but let not Pharaoh 13 | And the LORD said unto Moses, deal deceitfully any more, in not letting the Rise up early in the morning, and stand people go to sacrifice to the LORD. before Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus

30 And Moses went out from Pharaoh, saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let and entreated the LORD:

my people go, that they may serve me. 31 And the LORD did according to the 14 For I will at this time send all my word of Moses ; and he removed the plagues upon thine heart, and upon thy swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his servants, and upon thy people: that thou servants, and from his people ; there re mayest know that there is none like me in mained not one.

all the earth. 52 And Pharaoh hardened his heart 15 For now I will stretch out my hand, at this time also, neither would he let the that I may smite thee and thy people with pecp!e go.

pestilence ; and thou shalt be cut off from CHAP. IX,

the earth. 1 The murrain of beasts. 8 The plague of 16 And in very deed for this cause have brils and blains. 22 The plague of hail. | I raised thee up, for to shew in thee my THEN the LORD said unto Moses, power ; and that my name may be de1 Go in unto Pharaoh, and tell him, clared throughout all the earth. Thus saith the LORD God of the He 17 As yet exaltest thou thyself against brews, Let my people go, that they may my people, that thou wilt not let them go? serve me.

'18 Behold, to-morrow about this time I 2 For if thou refuse to let them go, and will cause it to rain a very grievous hail, tilt hold them still,

such as hath not been in Egypt since the 3 Behold, the hand of the LORD is upon foundation thereof even until now. thy cattle which is in the field, upon the 19 Send therefore now, and gather thy horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, cattle, and all that thou hast in the field: upon the oxen, and upon the sheep: there II. for upon every man and beast which shall áhall be a very grievous murrain.

be found in the field, and shall not be 4 And the LORD shall sever between brought home, the hail shall come down the cattle of Israel, and the cattle of E upon them, and they shall die. sypt: and there shall nothing die of all I *20 He that feared the word of the That is the children's of Israel.

|| LORD among the servants of Pharaola 5 And the Lord appointed a set time, made his servants and his cattle flee into asing, To-morrow the LORD shall do the thing in the land.

21 And he that regarded not the word 6 And the LORD did that thing on the of the Lord left his servants and his cattle Morrow, and all the cattle of Egypt died : || in the field. but of the cattle of the children of Israel 22 And the LORD said unto Moses, did not one.

Stretch forth thine hand toward heaven, 7 And Pharaoh sent, and behold, there that there may be hail in all the land of E25 not one of the cattle of the Ísrael- ll gypt, upon man, and upon beast, and uples dead. And the heart of Pharaoh on every herb of the field, throughout the was harulencd, and he did not let the land of Egypt.

23 And Moses stretched forth his rod $$ And the LORD said unto Moses and toward heaven, and the LORD sent thunurto laron, Take to you handfuls of ashes 1 der and hail, and the fire ran along upon

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60 The plague of hail and fire. EXODUS. The plague of locusts, &c. the ground : and the LORD rained hail || fore me? Let my people go, that they upon the land of Egypt.

may serve me. * 24 So there was hail, and fire mingled | 4 Else, if thou refuse to let my people with the hail, very grievous, such as there | go, behold, to-morrow will I bring the liwas none like it in all the land of Egypt || custs into thy coast : since it became a nation.

5 And they shall cover the face of the 25 And the hail smote throughout all earth, that one cannot be able to see the the land of Egypt all that was in the earth : and they shall eat the residue of field, both man and beast, and the hail that which is escaped, which remaineth smote every herb of the field and brake unto you from the hail, and shall eat every tree of the field.

li every tree which groweth for you out of 26 Only in the land of Goshen, where the field : the children of Israel were, was there no 6 And they shall fill thy houses, and the hail.

houses of all thy servants, and the houses of 27 | And Pharaoh sent, and called for all the Egyptians; which neither thy faMoses and Aaron, and said unto them, Ithers, nor thy fathers fathers have seen, have sinned this time: the Lord is right since the day that they were upon the cous, and I and my people are wicked. earth unto this day. And he turned him

28 Entrcat the LORD (for it is enough) || self, and went out from Pharaoh. that there be no more mighty thunderings 7 And Pharaoh's servants said unto and hail; and I will let you go, and ye | him, How long shall this man be a snare shall stay no longer.

unto us? Let the men go, that they may 29 And Moses said unto him, As soon | serve the LORD their God: knowvest thou as I am gone out of the city, I will spread | not yet that Egypt is destroyed ? abroad my hands unto the LORD; and | 8 And Moses and Aaron were brought the thunder shall cease, neither shall there again unto Pharaoh : and he said unto be any more hail; that thou mayest know them, Go, serve the LORD your God: how that the earth is the Lord's. but who are they that shall go?

30 But as for thee and thy servants, I 9 And Moses said, We will go with our know that ye will not yet fear the LORD | young and with our old, with our sons God.

and with our daughters, with our flocks 31 And the flax and the barley was and with our herds will we go; for we smitten: for the barley was in the ear, must hold a feast unto the LORD. and the flax was bolled.

10 And he said unto them, Let the 32 But the wheat and the rye were not Lord be so with you, as I will let you go, smitten: for they were not grown up. and your little ones: look to it; for evil

33 And Moses went out of the city from || is before you. Pharaoh, and spread abroad his hands 11 Not so: go now ye that are men, unto the LORD, and the thunders and and serve the LORD ; for that you did hail ceased, and the rain was not poured | desire. And they were driven out from upon the earth.

Pharaoh's presence. 34 And when Pharaoh saw that the rain | 12 | And the LORD said unto Moses, and the hail and the thunders were ceased, || Stretch out thine hand over the land of lie sinned yet more, and hardened his 1 Egypt for the locusts, that they may come heart, he and his servants.

up upon the land of Egypt, and eat every 35 And the heart of Pharaoh was herb of the land, even all that the hail hardened, neither would he let the chil- || hath left. dren of Israel go; as the LORD had il 13 And Moses stretched forth his rocł spoken by Moses.

over the land of Egypt, and the LORD CHAP. X.

| brought an east wind upon the land all 12 The plague of locusts, 21 of darkness. that day, and all that night: and when it

27 Pharaoh's heart is yet hardened. was morning, the east wind brought the AND the Lord said unto Moses, Go | locusts. A in unto Pharaoh: for I have hard 14 And the locusts went up over all ened his heart, and the heart of his | the land of Egypt, and rested in all the servants ; that I might shew these my coasts of Egypt: very grievous svere they ; signs before him :

before them there were no such locusts as 2 And that thou mayest tell in the ears || they, neither after them shall be such. of thy son, and of thy son's son, what things 15 For they covered the face of the I have wrought in Egypt, and my signs whole earth, so that the land was darkenwhich I have done among them; that ye | ed; and they did eat every herb of the may know how that I am the LORD. land, and all the fruit of the trees which

3 And Moses and Aaron came in unto the hail bad left: and there remained not Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus saith any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs the LORD God of the Hebrews, How of the field, through all the land of Elong wilt thou refuse to humble thyself be- "gypt.

The filague of darkness. CHAP. X1, XII. Death of the first-born threatened. 61

16 ? Then Pharaoh called for Moses over, the man Moses was very great in the and Aaron in haste; and he said, I have || land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's sinined against the LORD your God, and servants, and in the sight of the people. against you.

4 And Moses said, Thus saith the Lord, °17 Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, About midnight will I go out into the midst my sin only this once, and entreat the of Egypt: LORD your God that he may take away 5 And all the first-born in the land of from me this death only.

Egypt shall die, from the first-born of 18 And he went out from Pharaoh, Pharaoh that sitteth upon his throne, even and entreated the LORD.

unto the first-born of the maid-servant 19 And the LORD turned a mighty that is behind the mill; and all the firststring west wind wliich took away the | born of beasts. locusts, and cast them into the Red sea :|| 6 And there shallbe a great cry througlithere remained not one locust in all the out all the land ot Egypt, such as there was coasts of Egypt.

none like it, nor shall be like it any more. 20 But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's 7 But against any of the children of heart, so that he would not let the chil- || Israel shall not a dog move his tongue, dren of Israel go.

against man or beast : that ye may know 21 f And the LORD said unto Moses, how that the LORD doth put a difference Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, between the Egyptians and Israel. that there may be darknessover theland of 8 And all these thy servants shall come Egypt, eren darkness which may be felt. down unto me, and bow down themselves

22 And Moses stretched forth his hand uinto me, saying, Get thee orit, and all toward heaven: and there wasa thick dark the people that follow thee; and after that nees in all the land of Egypt three days: || I will go out : and he went out from Pha

23 They saw not one another, neither rach in a great anger. ruse any from his place for three days : 9 And the LORD said unto Moses, Phabut all the children of Israel had light in raoh shall not licarken unto you ; that my their dwellings.

wonders may be multiplied in the land of 24 9 And Pharaoh called unto Moses, Egypt. and sail, Go ye, serve the LORD; only 10 And Moscs and Aaron did all these let your flocks and your herds be stayed: 'wonders before Pharaoh ; and the Lorn let your little ones also go with you. hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he

25 And Moses said, Thou must give us would not let the children of Israel go out also sacrifices, and-burnt-offerings, that we of his land. may sacrifice unto the LORD our God.

CHAP. XII. 26 Our cattle also shall go with us ; | 3 The passover instituted. 29 The firstthere shall not an hoof be left behind ; for born are slain. 31 The Israelites alle thereof must we take to serve the LORD driven out of the land. nur God; and we know not with what we AND the LORD spake unto Moses and must serve the LORD, until we come A Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying, thither.

2 This month shall be unto you the ben 27 But the LORD hardened Pharaoli's ginning of months : it shall be the ürst heart, and he would not let them go. month of the year to you.

28 And Pharaoh said unto him, Get 3 Speak ve unto all the congregation thee from me, take hced to thyself, see of Israel, saviog, in the tenth day of this my face no more : for in that day thou month they shall take to them every inan vest my face, thou shalt die.

a lamb, according to the house of their fax 29 And Moses said, Thou hast spoken thers, a lamb for an house : well, I will see thy face again no more. 4 And if the household be too little for CHAP. XI.

|| the lamb, let him and his neighbour next I Gol's message to the Israelites to bor unto his house take it according to the row jewels of their neighbours. 4. The number of the souls ; every man accorddeath of the firel-born threatened. ing to his eating shall make your count AND the LORD said unto Moses, Yet for the lamb, 1 will I bring one plague more upon 5 Your lamb shall be without blemisii, Pharaoh, and upon Egypt; afterwards he a male of the first year: ye shall take it sil let you go hence: when he shall let out from the sheep or from the goats : You go, he shall surely thrust you out 6 And ye shall keep it up until the lience altogether.

fourteenth day of the same month : and 2 Speak now in the ears of the people, the whole assembly of the congregation of and let every man borrow of his neigh- Israel shall kill it in the evening: bor, and every woman of her neighbour, 7 And they shall take of the blood, and jewels of silver, and jewels of gold. | strike it on the two side-posts, and on the

i And the LORD gave the people fa- | upper door-post of the houses, wherein for in the sight of the Egyptians. More- li they shall cat it.

62 How the fassover is to be kept. EXODUS.

The first-born slain: 8 And they shall eat the flesh in that || and take you a lamb, according to your night, roast with fire ; and unleavened || families, and kill the passover. bread, and with bitter herós they shall 22 And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop, cat it.

and dip it in the blood that is in the ba9 Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all son, and strike the lintel and the two sidewith water, but roast with fire ; his head posts with the blood that is in the bason : with his legs, and with the purtenance and none of you shall go out at the door of thereof.

I his house until the morning. 10 And ye shall let nothing of it remain 23 For the LORD will pass through to until the morning : and that which re- | smite the Egyptians; and when he sceth maineth of it until the morning ye shall || the blood upon the lintel, and on the two burn with firc.

side-posts, the LORD will pass over the 11 | And thus shall ye eat it; with your door, and will not suffer the destroyer to loins girdled, your shoes on your feet, and come in unto your houses to smite you. your staff in your hand : and ye shall eat || 24 And ye shall observe this thing for an it in haste; it is the Lord's passover. ordinance to thee and to thy sons for ever.

12 For I will pass through the land of 25 And it shall come to pass, when ye Egypt this night, and will smite all the be come to the land which the LORD will first-born in the land of Egypt, both man give you, according as he hath promised, and beast : and against all the gods of E that ye shall keep this service. sypt I will execute judgment: I am the 26 And it shall come to pass, when your LORD.

children shall say unto you, What mean 13 And the blood shall be to you for a you by this service? token upon the houses where you are: 27 That ye shall say, It is the sacrifice and when I see the blool, I will pass over of the Lord's passover, who passed over you, and the plague shall not be upon you the houses of the children of Israel in Eto destroy you, when I smite the land of gypt, when he smote the Egyptians, and Egypt.

delivered our houses. And the people 14 And this day shall be unto you for a bowed the head and worshipped. memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast to || 28 And the children of Israel went athe Lord throughout your generations : way, and did as the LORD had commandye shall keep it a feast by an ordinance led Moses and Aaron, so did they. for ever.

29 | And it came to pass, that at mid15 Seven days shall ye eat unlearencd | night the LORD smote all the first-born in bread; even the first day ye shall put a- | the land of Egypt, from the first-born of way leaven out of your houses: for who || Pharaoh that sat on his throne, unto the scever eateth leavened bread, from the first-born of the captive that cvas in the first day until the seventh day, that soul | dungeon; and all the first-born of cattle. shall be cut off from Israel.

30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, 16 And in the first day there shall be an he, and all his servants, and all the Egypholy convocation, and in the seventh day |tians; and there was a great cry in Ethere shall be an holy convocation to you: || gypt: for there was not a house where no manner of work shall be done in them, there was not one dead, Save that which every man must eat, that | 31 | And he called for Moses and Aaonly may be done of yori.

ron by night, and said, Rise up, and get 17 And ye shall observe the feast of un- you forth from among my people, both ye leavened bread; for in this self-same day || and the children of Israel: and go, serve have I brought vour armies out of the | the LORD, as ye have said. land of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe | 32 Also take your flocks and your this day in your generations by an ordli herds, as ye have said, and be gone : nance for ever.

and bless me also. 18 | In the first month, on the four 33 And the Egyptians were urgent upteenth day of the month at even, ye shall on the people, that they might send them cat unleavened bread, until the one and out of the land in haste; for they said, twentieth day of the month at even. We be all dead men.

19 Seven days shall there be no leaven 34 And the people took their dough found in your houses : for whosoever eat- before it was leavened, their kneading cth that which is leavened, even that soul || troughs being bound up in their clothes shall be cut off from the congregation of upon their shoulders. Israel, whether he be a stranger, or born 35 And the children of Israel did acin the land.

cording to the word of Moses: and they 20 Ye shall eat nothing leavened : in all || borrowed of the Egyptians jewels of silyour habitations shall ye eat unleavened || ver, and jewels of gold, and raiment. bread.

36 And the LORD gave the people fa214 Then Moses called for all the elders vour in the sight of the Egyptians, so that of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out, they lent unto them such things as they

The ordinance of the passover. CHAP. xii. The first-born sanciified to God. 63 required : and they spoiled the Egyptians. 1 whatsoever openeth the womb among the

(And the children of Israel jour- | children of Israel, both of man and of Deved from Rameses to Succoth, about beast : it is mine. six hundred thousand on foot that were 3 [ And Moses said unto the people, men, besides children.

Remember this day, in which ye came 38. And a mixed multitude went up out from Egypt, out of the house of bondalso with them ; and flocks, and herds, age ; for by strength of hand the LORD even very much cattle.

brought you out from this place: there 39 And they baked unleavened cakes shall no leavened bread be eaten. of the dough which they brought forth 4 This day came ye oui in the month out of Egypt, for it was not leavened: be- | Abib. Gause they were thrust out of Egypt, and 5 T And it shall be when the LORD shall could not tarry, neither had they prepar- | bring thee into the land of the Canaanites, ed for themselves any victual.

| and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the 40 Now the sojourning of the children Hivites, and the Jebusites, which he sware

Israel who dwelt in Egypt, was four unto thy fathers to give thee, a land flowhundred and thirty years.

ing with milk and honey ; that thou shalt 41 And it came to pass, at the end of keep this service in this month. the four hundred and thirty years, eren 6 Seren days shalt thou eat unleavenie: the self-same day it came to pass, that all || bread, and in the seventh day shail be a the hosts of the LORD went out from the feast to the LORD. land of Egypt.

7 Unleavened bread shall be caten seven 42 It is a night to be much observed days; and there shall no ieavened bread unto the LORD, for bringing them out be seen with thee, neither shall there be from the land of Egypt: this is that night leaven seen with thee in all thy quarof the LORD to be observed of all the | ters. children of Israel in their generations. | 8 And thou shalt shew thy son in that

43 And the LORD said unto Moses and day, saying, This is done because of that Aaron, This is the ordinance of the pass which the LORD did unto me when I came orer: there shall no stranger eat thereof: || forth out of Egypt.

44 But every man's servant that is 9 And it shail be for a sign unto thee bought for money, when thou hast cir- upon thine hand, and for a memorial becumcised him, then shall he eat thereof. tween thine eyes ; that the Lord's law

45 A foreigner, and an hired servant may be in thy mouth : for with a strong shall not eat thereof.

| hand hath the LORD brought thec out of 46 In one house shall it be eaten ; thou Egypt. shalt not carry forth aught of the flesh a- 10 Thou shalt therefore keep this ordibroad out of the house: neither shall ye || nance in his season from year to year. break a bone thereof.

11 And it shall be when the LORD 47 All the congregation of Israel shall shall bring thee into the land of the Cakeep it.

naanites, as he sware unto thee and to 48 And when a stranger shall sojourn thy fathers, and shall give it thee, with thee, and will keep the passover to 12 That thou shalt set apart unto the the LORD, let all his males be circum LORD all that openeth the matrix; and cised, and then let him come rear and every firstling that cometh of a beast keep it; and he shall be as one that is which thou hast, the males shall be the born in the land : for no uncircumcised || LORD's. person shall eat thereof.

13 And every firstling of an ass thou 49 One law shall be to him that is shalt Tecicem with a lamb; and if thor home-born, and unto the stranger that wilt not redeem it, then thou shalt break sojourneth among you.

his neck; and all the first-born of man 50 Thus did all the children of Israel ; among thy children shalt thou rerlcem. as the LORD commanded Moses and 14 | And it shall be when thy son asketh Aaron, so did they.

thee in time to come, saying, What is this: 51 And it came to pass the self-same that thou shalt say unto him, By strength day, that the Lord did bring the children of hand the LORD brought us out from o krael out of the land of Egypt by their Egypt, from the house of bondage : armis.

15 And it came to pass, when Pharaoh CHAP. XIII.

would hardly let us go, that the LORD 1 The first-born sanctified to God. The slew all the first-born in the land of Egypt, memorial of the passover is commanded. | both the first-born of man, and the first21 God guideth them by a pillar of a born of beast : therefore I sacrifice to the cirud and of fire.

Lord all that openeth the matrix, being AND the LORD spake unto Moses, | males; but all the first-born of my chil

dren I redeem. 2 Sanctify unto me all the first-born, \ 16 And it shall be for a token upon

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