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there be leaven seen with thee in all sworn the children of Israel, saying, thy quarters. God will surely visit you; and ye 8 And thou shalt shew thy son in shall carry up my bones away hence that day, saying, This is done because with you." of that which the LORD did unto me when I came forth out of Egypt.

20 And they took their journey from Succoth, and encamped in E9 And it shall be for a sign unto thee tham, in the edge of the wilderness. upon thy hand, and for a memorial 21 And the LORD went before them between thine eyes; that the LORD's by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead law may be in thy mouth: for with a them the way; and by night in a pilstrong hand hath the LORD brought lar of fire, to give them light: to go thee out of Egypt. by day and night.

10 Thou shalt therefore keep this ordinance in his season from year to

year.

11 And it shall be, when the LORD shall bring thee into the land of the Canaanites, as he sware unto thee and to thy fathers, and shall give it thee,

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.

22 He took not away the pillar of the cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by night, from before the people. CHAP. XIV.

5 Pharaoh pursueth. 10 The Israelites murmur. 21 They pass through the Red sea. 23 The Egyptians drowned.

AND the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

2 Speak unto the children of Israel, that they turn and encamp before Pihahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, 13 And every firstling of an ass thou over against Baal-zephon: before it shalt redeem with a lamb; and if thou shall ye encamp by the sea. wilt not redeem it, then thou shalt 3 For Pharaoh will say of the chilbreak his neck: and all the first-born dren of Israel, They are entangled in of man among thy children shalt thou the land, the wilderness hath shut them redeem. 14 And it shall be, when thy son 4 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, asketh thee in time to come, saying, that he shall follow after them; and What is this? that thou shalt say unto will be honoured upon Pharaoh, and him, By strength of hand the LORD upon all his host; that the Egyptians brought us out from Egypt, from the may know that I am the LORD. And house of bondage: they did so.

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15 And it came to pass, when Pha- 5¶ And it was told the king of Eraoh would hardly let us go, that the gypt that the people fled: and the LORD slew all the first-born in the land heart of Pharaoh and of his servants of Egypt, both the first-born of man, was turned against the people, and and the first-born of beast: therefore they said, Why have we done this, I sacrifice to the LORD all that open- that we have let Israel go from serveth the matrix, being males; but all ing us? the first-born of my children I redeem. 6 And he made ready his chariot, 16 And it shall be for a token upon and took his people with him: thy hand, and for frontlets between thine eyes: for by strength of hand the LORD brought us forth out of Egypt. 17 And it came to pass, when 8 And the LORD hardened the heart Pharaoh had let the people go, that of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he purGod led them not through the way of sued after the children of Israel: and the land of the Philistines, although the children of Israel went out with a that was near; for God said, Lest per- high hand. adventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt:

7 And he took six hundred chosen chariots, and all the chariots of Egypt, and captains over every one of them.

9 But the Egyptians pursued after them, (all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, and his horsemen, and his army,) and overtook them encamping by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, before

18 But God led the people about, through the way of the wilderness of the Red sea: and the children of Israel went up harnessed out of the land Baal-zephon. of Egypt.

10 And when Pharaoh drew nigh, 19 And Moses took the bones of Jo- the children of Israel lifted up their seph with him: for he had straitly!eyes, and behold, the Egyptians

CHAP. XV.

marched after them; and they were unto them on their right hand, and on sore afraid: and the children of Israel their left.

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cried out unto the LORD.

23 And the Egyptians pursued, 11 And they said unto Moses, Be- and went in after them, to the midst of cause there were no graves in Egypt, the sea; even all Pharaoh's horses, his 24 And it came to pass, that in the hast thou taken us away to die in the chariots, and his horsemen, wilderness? Wherefore hast thou dealt the host of the Egyptians through the thus with us, to carry us forth out of morning-watch the LORD looked unto Egypt? pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians,

12 Is not this the word that we did tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians? For it had been better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should die in the wilderness.

25 And took off their chariot-wheels, that they drave them heavily: so that the face of Israel; for the LORD fightthe Egyptians said, Let us flee from 26 T And the LORD said unto Mo131 And Moses said unto the peo-eth for them against the Egyptians. ple, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which he ses, Stretch out thy hand over the will shew to you to-day: for the sea, that the waters may come again Egyptians whom ye have seen to-day, upon the Egyptians, upon their chaye shall see them again no more for riots, and upon their horsemen.

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

151 And the LORD said unto Moses, Wherefore criest thou unto me? Speak unto the children of Israel, that they go forward:

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

17 And I, behold, I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall follow them: and I will get me honour upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host, upon his chariots, and upon his horse

31 And Israel saw that great work tians: and the people feared the LORD, which the LORD did upon the Egyp19 And the angel of God, which and believed the LORD, and his serwent before the camp of Israel, remov-vant Moses. ed, and went behind them; and the pillar of the cloud went from before 1 their face, and stood behind them:

HEN sang Moses and the chil20 And it came between the camp dren of Israel this song unto the of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness to them, but it gave light by night LORD, and spake, saying, I will sing to these: so that the one came not unto the LORD, for he hath triumphed ear the other all the night.

gloriously; the horse and his rider hath 2 The LORD is my strength and 21 And Moses stretched out his hand he thrown into the sca. Over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east song, and he is become my salvation: wind all that night, and made the sea he is my God, and I will prepare him dry land, and the waters were divided. a habitation; my father's God, aml 22 And the children of Israel went I will exalt him.

-into the midst of the sea upon the dry 3 The LORD is a inan of war: the ground: and the waters were a wall LORD is his name. 69

4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host men into the sea, and the LORD hath he cast into the sea: his chosen brought again the waters of the sea captains also are drowned in the Red upon them: but the children of Israel went on dry land m the midst of the

sea.

5 The depths have covered them. sea. they sank into the bottom as a stone. 20 And Miriam the prophetess, 6 Thy right hand, O LORD, is be- the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in come glorious in power: thy right her hand; and all the women went out hand, O LORD, hath dashed in pieces after her, with timbrels, and with the enemy. dances. 7 And in the greatness of thine ex21 And Miriam answered them, cellency thou hast overthrown them Sing ye to the LORD, for he hath trithat rose up against thee: thou sentest umphed gloriously; the horse and his forth thy wrath, which consumed them rider hath he thrown into the sea. as stubble. 22 So Moses brought Israel from

8 And with the blast of thy nostrils the Red sea, and they went out into the waters were gathered together, the wilderness of Shur; and they went the floods stood upright as a heap, three days in the wilderness, and found and the depths were congealed in the no water.

heart of the sea.

23 And when they came to Ma

9 The enemy said, I will pursue, Irah, they could not drink of the waters will overtake, I will divide the spoil; of Marah; for they were bitter: theremy lust shall be satisfied upon them; I fore the name of it was called Marah. 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.

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 wa11 Who is like unto thee, O LORD, ters, the waters were made sweet. among the gods? who is like thee, there he made for them a statute anc. glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, an ordinance, and there he proved doing wonders? them,

12 Thou stretchedst out thy right. 26 And said, If thou wilt diligently hand, the earth swallowed them. hearken to the voice of the LORD thy 13 Thou in thy mercy hast led forth God, and wilt do that which is right the people which thou hast redeemed: in his sight, and wilt give ear to his thou hast guided them in thy strength commandments, and keep all his staunto thy holy habitation. tutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians : for I am the LORD that healeth thee.

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

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15 Then the dukes of Edom shall 27 And they came to Elim, where be amazed; the mighty men of Moab, were twelve wells of water, and threetrembling shall take hold upon them; score and ten palm-trees: and they all the inhabitants of Canaan shall encamped there by the waters.

melt away.

CHAP. XVI.

Elim; and all the congregation

16 Fear and dread shall fall upon 2 The Israelites murmur for want of bread. them; by the greatness of thine arm 11 Quails are sent, 14 and manna. they shall be as still as a stone; till thy people pass over, O LORD, till the AND they took their journey from people pass over, which thou hast pur- of the children of Israel came unto the chased. wilderness of Sin, which is between 17 Thou shalt bring them in, and Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day plant them in the mountain of thine of the second month after their de Inheritance, in the place, O LORD, parting out of the land of Egypt which thou hast made for thee to dwell in; in the sanctuary, O LORD, which thy hands have established.

18 The LORD shall reign for ever and ever.

19 For the horse of Pharaoh went an with his chariots and with his horse

2 And the whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness.

3 And the children of Israel said unto them, Would to God we had died by the hand of the LORD in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh

CHAP. XVI.

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pote, and when we did eat bread to manna: for they wist not what it was.
the full! for ye have brought us forth And Moses said unto them, This is the
into this wilderness, to kill this whole bread which the LORD hath given
you to eat.
assembly with hunger.

4 Then said the LORD unto Mo- 16 TThis is the thing which the LORD
ses, Behold, I will rain bread from hath commanded, Gather of it every
heaven for you; and the people shall man according to his eating: an omer
go out and gather a certain rate every for every man according to the num-
day, that I may prove them, whether ber of your persons; take ye every
man for them which are in his tents.
they will walk in my law, or no.
17 And the children of Israel did

5 And it shall come to pass, that on the sixth day they shall prepare that so, and gathered, some more, some which they bring in; and it shall be less. twice as much as they gather daily.

18 And when they did mete it with 6 And Moses and Aaron said unto an omer, he that gathered much had all the children of Israel, At even, then nothing over, and he that gathered ye shall know that the LORD hath little had no lack: they gathered evebrought you out from the land of ry man according to his eating. 19 And Moses said, Let no man Egypt: And in the morning, then ye shall leave of it till the morning. see the glory of the LORD: for that he heareth your murmurings against the LORD: And what are we, that ye murmur against us?

20 Notwithstanding, they nearkened not unto Moses; but some of them left of it until the morning, and it bred worms, and stank: and Moses was wroth with them.

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

271 And it came to pass, that there went out some of the people on the seventh day for to gather, and they found none.

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

29 See, for that the LORD hath 15 And when the children of Israel saw it, they said one to another, It is given you the sabbath, therefore he

giveth you on the sixth day the bread thy rod, wherewith thou smotest the

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 day.

river, take in thy hand, and go.

6 Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel.

31 And the house of Israel called the name thereof Manna: and it was like coriander-seed, white; and the 7 And he called the name of the taste of it was like wafers made with honey.

32 T And Moses said, This is the thing which the LORD commandeth, Fill an omer of it to be kept for your generations; that they may see the bread wherewith I have fed you in the wilderness, when I brought you forth from the land of Egypt.

33 And Moses said unto Aaron, Take a pot, and put an omer full of manna therein, and lay it up before the LORD, to be kept for your gene

rations.

34 As the LORD commanded Moses, so Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, to be kept.

35 And the children of Israel did eat manna forty years, until they came to a land inhabited; they did cat nanna, until they came unto the bor

ders of the land of Canaan.

36 Now an omer is the tenth part of an ephah.

CHAP. XVII.

The people murmur for water at Rephidim. 5 Moses sent to the rock in Hureb.

13 Amalek is overcome.

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place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the LORD, saying, Is the LORD among us, or not? 8 Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim.

9 And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek: to-morrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in my hand.

10 So Joshua did as Moses had said

to him, and fought with Amalek: and Moses, Aaron, and Hur, went up to the top of the hill.

11 And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed: and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed.

12 But Moses' hands were heavy ; and they took a stone, and put it under him, and he sat thereon: and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one side, and the other on the other side; and his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.

13 And Joshua discomfited Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword.

A children of Israel journeyed from 14 And the LORD said unto Mosos,

the wilderness of Sin, after their jour- and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua: neys, according to the commandment for I will utterly put out the rememof the LORD, and pitched in Rephi-brance of Amalek from under heaven. dim: and there was no water for the 15 T And Moses built an altar, and people to drink. called the name of it JEHOVAH-nissi:

2 Wherefore the people did chide 16 For he said, Because the LORD with Moses, and said, Give us water hath sworn that the LORD will have that we may drink. And Moses said war with Amalek from generation to unto them, Why chide ye with me? generation. wherefore do ye tempt the LORD?

3 And the people thirsted there for water; and the people murmured against Moses, and said, Wherefore as this that thou hast brought us up out of Egypt, to kill us and our children and our cattle with thirst?

CHAP. XVIII.

1 Jethro bringeth to Moses his wife and two

sons. 7 Moses entertaineth him, 13 and accepteth his counsel.

dian, Moses' father-in-law, HEN Jethro the priest of Mi

heard of all that God had done for 4 And Moses cried unto the LORD, Moses, and for Israel his people, and saying, What shall I do unto this peo- that the LORD had brought Israel out ple? they be almost ready to stone me. of Egypt:

5 And the LORD said unto Moses, 2 Then Jethro, Moses' father-inGo on before the people, and take law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after with thee of the elders of Israel: and he had sent her back,

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