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The plague of lice and flies, CHAP. IX.

and of blains and doits. and smote the dust of the earth, and 32 And Pharaoh hardened his heart it became lice in man and in beast ; at this time also, neither would he let all the dust of the land became lice the people go. througbout all the land of Egypt.

CHAP. IX. 19 Ånd the magiccans did so with THEN the LORD said unto Moses, their enchantments to bring forth lice, in Pharaoh, tell him but they could not : so there were Thus saith the LORD God of the He: lice upon man and upon beast. brews, Let my people go, that they

19 Then the magicians said unto inay serve ne. Pharaoh, This is the finger of God: 2 For if thou refuse to let then go, and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and wilt hold them still, and he herkened not unto them; as 3 Behold, the hand of the LORD is the LORD had said.

upon thy cattle which is in the field, 20 | And the LORD said unto Mo- upon the horses, npon the asses, upon ses, Rise up early in the morning, and the camels, upon the oxen, and upo:! stand before Pharaoh ; lo, he cometh the sheep: there shall be a very grievforth to the water; and say unto him, ous murrain. Thus saith the LORD, Let my people 4 And the LORD shall sever bego, that they may serve me:

tween the cattle of Israel and the 21 Else, if thou wilt not let my peo- cattle of Egypt: and there shall no. ple go, behold, I will send swarms of thing die of all that is the children's of fies upon thee, and upon thy servants, Israel. and upon thy, people, and into thy 5 And the LORD appointed a se: bouses; and the houses of the Egyp- time, saying, To-morrow the LORD tians shall be full of swarms of flies, shall do this thing in the land. and also the ground whereon they are. 6 And the LORD did that thing on

22 And I will sever in that day the the morrow, and all the cattle of land of Goshen, in which my people Egypt died : but of the cattle of the dwell, that no swarms of flies shall be children of Israel died not one. there ; to the end thou mayest know 7 And Pharaoh sent, and, behold that I am the LORD in the midst of there was not one of the cattle of the the earth.

Israelites dead. And the heart 01 23 And I will put a division between Pharaoh was hardened, and he did not any people and thy people: co-mor- let the people go. Tow shall this sign be."

8 ! And the LORD said unto Moses 24 And the LORD did so: and there and unto Aaron, Take to you handfuls came a grievous swarm of flies into the of ashes of the furnace, and let Moses house of Pharaoh, and into his ser- sprinkle it toward the heaven in the vants' houses, and into ali the land of sight of Pharaoh. Egypt ; the land was corrupted by rea- 9 And it shall become small dus: son of the swarm of ftics.

in all the land of Egypt, and shall be 25 And Pharaoh called for Moses a hoil breakirg forth with blains upon and for Aaron, and said, Go ye, sacri- man and upon beast, throughout all fice to your God in the land.

the land of Egypt 26 And Moses said, It is not meet 10 And they took asbes of the furso to do; for we shall sacrifice the nace, and stood before Pharaoh; and abomination of the Egyptians to the Moses sprinkled it up toward heaven) : LORD our God: 1o, shall we sacrifice and it became a boil breaking fortha the abomination of the Egyptians be- uth blains upon man, and upona Pore their eyes, and will they not beast. stone us?

11 And the magicians could not 97 We will go three days' journey stand before Moses because of the into the wilderness, and sacrifice to 'hoils; for the boil was upon the mathe LORD our God, as he shall com-gicians, and upon all the Egyptians. mand us.

12 And the LORD hardened the 28 And Pharaoh said, I will let you heart of Pharaoh, and he hearkened go, that ye may sacritice to the LORD not unto them; 'as the LORD hac your God in the wilderness; only ye spoken unto Moses. shall not go very far away : entreat 13 9 And the LORD said unto Mofor me.

ses, Rise up early in the morning, and 29 And Moses said, Behold, I go out stand before Pharaoh, and say unto froin thee, and I will entreat the LORD him, Thus saith the LORD God of the that the swarms of fies may depart Hebrews, Let my people go, that they from Pharaoh, from his servants, and may serve me. from: his people, to-morrow : but let 14 For I will at this time send a'! not Pharaoh deal deceitfully any more my plagues upon thine heart, and upouz in not letting the people go to sacri- thy servants, and upon thy people : sce to the LORD.

that thou mayest know that there is 30 And Moses went out from Pha- none like me in all the earth. raoh, and entreated the LORD.

15 For now I will stretch out my 31 And the LORD did according to band, that I may smite thee and thy the word of Moses; and he removed people with pestilence, and thou shalt the swarms of fiics from Pharaoh, from be cut off from the earth. his servants, and from his people : 16 And in very deed for this carie


The p-ogue of hail

EXODUS. God's message to Pharaoh. thee my power; and trat my name from Pharaoh, and spread abroad' his may, be declared throughout all the hands unto the LORD ; and the thuriearth.

ders and hail ceased, and the rain was 17 As yet exaltest thou thyself not poured upon the earth. against my people, that thou wili not 31 And when Pharaoh saw that the let them go?

rain and the hail and the thunders 18 Bebold, to-morrow about this were ceased, he sinned yet more, and time, I will cause it to rain a very hardened his heart, he and his sergrievous bail, such as hath not been vants. in Egypt since the foundation thereof 35 And the heart of Pharaoh was eren until now.

hardened, neither would he let the 19 Send therefore now, and gather children of Israel go; as the LORD had thy cattle, and all that thou hast in the spoken by Moscs. field; for upon every man and beast

CHAP. X. which shall be found in the field; and Ap the LORD said unto Moses, Go

ND shall not be , the hail in unto Pharaoh: have shall come down upon them, and ened his heart, and the heart of his they shall die.

servants, that I night shew these my 20 He that feared the word of the signs before him : LORD anong the servants of Pharaoh 2 And that thou mayest tell in the pinde his servants and his cattle flee ears of thy son, and of thy son's son, into the bouses :

what things I have wrought in Egypt 21 And he that regarded not the and n.y signs which I have done *word of the LORD left bus servants and among then; that ye may know how his cattle in the field.

that I ain the LORD. 42 And the LORD said unto Moses, 3 And Moses and Aaron caine in Stretch forth thine hand toward hea to Pharaoh, and said unto him, ren, that there may be hail in all the Thus saith the LORD God of the Hetand of Egypt, upon man, and upon brews, How long wilt thou refuse to beast, and upon every herb of the humble thyself before me. Let my teld, throughout the land of Egypt. people go, that they may serve me.

23' And Moses stretched forth his 4 Else, if thou refuse to let iny peorod toward beaven; and the LORD ple mo, bebold, to-morrow will i bris

hailthe locusts into ran along upon the ground : and the 5 And they shall cover the face of the LORD rained hail upon the land of earth, that one cannot be able to see Egypt.

the earth : and they shall eat the resi24 So there was bail, and fire mingled due of that which is escaped, which with the hail, very grievous, such as remaineth unto you from the hail, and there was none like it in all the land shall eat every tree which groweth for of Egypt since it became a nation. you out of the field:

25 And the bail smote throughout 6 And they shall fill thy bouses, and all the land of Egypt all that was in the houses of all thy servants, and the the field, both man and beast, and houses of all the 'Egyptians; which the hail sinote every herb of the field, neither thy fathers, nor thy fathers' and brake every tree of the field. fathers have seen, since the day that

26 Only in the land of Goshen, they were upon the earth unto this day. where the children of Israel wore, And he turned himself, and went out was there no hail.

from Pharaoh. 97 And Pharaoh sent, and called 7 And Pharaoh's servants said un. for Moses and Aaron, and said unto to hiin, How long shall this inan be a them, I have sinned this time: the anare unto us? Let the men go, that LORD is righteous, and I and my peo- they may serve the LORD their God : ple are wicked.

Knowest thou not yet that Egypt is 28 Entreat the LORD (for it is destroyed ? enough) that there be no more inighty 8 And Moses and Aaron were brought thunderings and hail; and I will let again unto Pharaoh : and he said unte you go, and ye shall stay no longer. them, Go, serve the LORD your God :

29 And Moses said unto bim, As but who are they that shall go? soon as I am gone out of the city I 9 And Moses said, We will go with will spread abroad my hands unto the our young and with our old, with our LORD; and the shall cease, sons and with our daughters, with our nerber shall there be any more hail; rocks and with our herds will we go : that thou mayest know how that the for we must hold a feast tinto the earth as the LORD's.

LORD. 30 But as for thee and thy servants, 10 And he said unto them, Let the I know that ye will not yet fear the LORD be so with you, as I will let you LORD God.

go, and your little ones: look to it ; 31 And the flax and the barley was for evil is before you. smitten; for the barley was in the ear, 11 Not so: go now ye that are men, and the fax was bolled

and serve the LORD; for that you did, 32 But the wheat and the rye were desire And they were driven out not smitten ; for they were not grown froin Pharaoh's presence. up.

12 ! And the LORD said unto Moses, 33 And Moses went out of the city Stretch out thine hand over the laua!


The plague of locusts. CHAP. XI. XII. The last plague threusene. of Egypt for the locusts, that they may see my face no more: for in that day come up upon the land of Egypt, and thou seest my face thou shalt die. eat every herh the land, even all that 29 And Moses said, Thou bast spokea the hait hath left.

well; I will see thy face again no inore. 13 And Moses stretched forth his

CHAP. XI. Tod over the land of Egypt, and the AND the LORD said unto Moses brought wind upon

Yet will bring one plague mur land all that day, and all that pight; upon Pharaoh, and upon Egypt; as And when it was morning, the easi terwards he will let you go hence : wind brought the locusts.

when he shad let vore go, he shaji 14 And the locusts went up over all surely thrust you out hence altothe land of Egypt, and rested in all the gether. coasts of Egypt: very grievous were 2 Speak now in the ears of the peoINCY; hefore them there were no such ple, and let every man horrow of lus locusts as they, neither after then shall neighbour, and every woman of her be such:

neighhour, jewels of silver, and jewels 13 For they covered the face of the of gold. whole earth, so that the land was 3 And the LORD gave the people darkened ; and they did eat every herb favour in the sight of the Egyptiani , of the land, and all the fruit of the Moreover, the inan Moses was very trees which ihe hail had left: and there great in the land of Egypt, in the sicht remained not any green thing in the of Pharaob's servants, and in the sigut trees or in the herbs of the field, chrough of the people. all the land of Egypt.

4 And Moses said, Thus saith the 16 | Then Pharaoh called for Moses LORD, About midnight will I go out and Aaron in haste; and he said, I have into the midst of Egypt: sinned against the LORD your God, 5 And all the first-born in the land and against you.

of Egypt shall die, from the first-born 17 Now, therefore, forgive, I pray of Pharaoh that sitteth upon his throne, thee, my sin only this once, and en-eren unto the first-born of the maidtreat the LORD your God, that he may servant that is behind the mill; and

; Lake away from me this death only. all the first-born of beasts.

19 And he went out from Pharaoh, 6 And there shall be a great cry 2nd entreated the LORD.

throughout all the land of Egypt, such 19 And the LORD turned a mighty as there was none like it, por shall be strong west wind, which took away like it any more. the locusts, and cast them into the 7 But against any of the children ot Red Sea ; there remained not one Israel shall not a dog move his longue, locust in all the coasts of Egypt. against man or beast; that ye may

20 | But the LORD hardened Pha- know how that the LORD doth puri saob's heart, so that he would not let difference between the Egyptians and the children of Israel go.

Israel. 21 And the LORD said unto Moses, 8 And all these thy servants shall Stretch out thine hand toward hea- come down unto me, and bow down. ven, that there may be darkness over themselves unto me, saying, Get thee the land of Egypt, even darkness out, and all the people that follow which may be felt.

thee: and after that I will go out. And 99 And Moses stretched forth his he went out froin Pharaoh in a great band toward heaven; and there was a anger. tbick darkness in all the land of Egypt 9 And the LORD said unto Moses, ihree days :

Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you; 23 They saw not one another, nei that my wonders may be multiplied in ther rose any from his place for three the land of Egypt. days: but all the children of Israel had 10 And Moses and Aaron did al! Jught in their dwellings.

these wonders before Pharaoh: and 24 T And Pharaoh called unto Mo- the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, ses, and said, Go ye, serve the LORD ; so that he would not let the chridren of only let your flocks and your herds be Israel go out of his land. stayed: let your little ones also go

CHAP. XII. with . Moses said, Thou must give And Learning shakland of Egypte


ND the LORD unto Moses 219 also sacrifices and burnt-offerings, saying, that we may sacrifice unto the LORD 2 This month shall be upto you the

beginning of months : it shall be the 26 Our cattle also shall go with us; first month of the year to you. there sball not an boor be left behind : 3 Speak ye unto all the congregation for thereof must we take to serve the of Israel, saying, In the tenth day JORD our God; and we know not with of this inonth they shall take to wiat me must serve the LORD until them every man a lamb, according to we come thither.

the house of their fathers, a lamb for 17 But the LORD hardened Pha- an house : radb's heart, and he would not let 4 And if the household he too little

for the lamb, let him and bis neigh29 And Pharadh said unto him, Get bour next unto his house take it, ae

our God.

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The passover instituted.


The Arse-born slant. every man, according to his eating, ven found in your houses : for whoseve shall inake your count for the lamb, ever eateth that which is learened,

5 Your lainh shali be without ble even that soul shall be cut off from the mish, a male of the first year; ve shall congregation of Israel, whether he be take it out from the sheep, or from the a stranger, or born in the land. goals:

90 Ye shall eat nothing leavened : 6 And ye shall keep it up until the in all your habitations shall ye eat un. fourteenth day of the saine month : and leavened bread. the whole assembly of the congrega. 21 Then Moses called for all the tion of Israel shall kill it in the eve- elders of Israel, and said unto them, uning

Draw out, and take you a lamb, ac7 And they shall take of the blood, cording to your families, and kill the and strike it on the two side-posts and

passover on the upper door-post of the houses 22 And ye shall take a bunch or wherein they sball eat it.

hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is 8 And they shall eat the flesh in that in the bason, and strike the lintel and night, roast with fire, and unleavened the two side-posts with the blood tbat bread; and with bitter herbs they shall is in the bason; and none of you sball eat it

go out at the door of his house until 9 Eat not of it raw, bor sodden at the morning. all with water, but roast with fire; his 23 For the LORD will pass through head with his legs, and with the pur- to smite the Egyptians; and when he tenance tbereof.

seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on -10 And ye shall let nothing, of it the two side-posts, the LORD will pass remain until the morning, and that over the door, and will not suller the which remaineth of it until the mora- destroyer to come in unto your houses ing ye shall burn with fire.

to smite voll. 11 And thus shall ye eat it; with 24 And ye shall observe this thing for your Joins girded, your shoes on your an ordinance to thee and to thy sons feet, and your staff in your hand and for ever. ye shall eat it in baste; it is the 25 And it shall come to pass, when LORD's passover.

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

inean you by this service! 13 And the blood shall be to you for 27 That ye shall say, It is the sacria token upon the houses where you fice of the LORD's passover, who are : and when I see the blood, I will passed over the houses of the chilpass over you, and the plague shall not dren of Israel in Egypt, when he smote be upon you to destroy you, when I the Egyptians, and delivered our smite the land of Egypt.

houses. And the people bowed the 14 And this day shall be unto you head, and worshipped. for a memorial; and you shall keep it 28 | And the children of Israel went a feast to the LORD throughout your away," and did as the LORD had generations; you shall keep it a reast commanded Moses and Aaron, so did by an ordinance for ever.

they. 15 Seven days shall ye eat unlea- 29 And it came to pass, that, at midvened bread; even the first day ye night, the LORD smote all the first-horn shall put away leaven out of your in the land of Egypt, from the first. houses: for whosoever eateth leaven-born of Pharach that sat on his throne, ed bread from the tirst day until the unto the first-born of the captive that seventh day, that soul shall be cut off was in the dangeon; and all the firstfrom Israel.

born of cattle. 16 A.d in the first day there shall be 30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, an holy convocation, and in the se- he, and all his servants, and all the venth day there shall be an holy con- Egyptians; and there was a great cry vocation to you; no nannier of workin Eygpt; for there was not a house sball be done in them, save that which where there was not one dead. every man must eat, that only inay be 31 And he called for Moses and done of you.

Aaron by night, and said, Rise up, 17 And ye shali observe the feast of and get you forth from among my pero ut leavened bread; for in this self-samé ple, both you and the chiliiren of Isday have I brought your armies out of rael; and go, serve the LORD, as ye the land of Eypt: therefore shall ye have said. observe this day in your generations 32 Also take your flocks and your by an ordinance for ever.

herds, as ye have said, and be gone; 18 In the first month, on the four- and blessine also. teenth day of the month at even, ye 33 And the Egyptians were urgent shall eat unleavened bread, until the upon the people, that they might send one and twentieth day of the month at them out of the land in haste; for they even.

said, We be all dead men. 19 Seven days shall there be no lea- 34' And the people took thels dougo

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The ordinance of the passover. CHAP. XIII. I'lu firs. Born sanctified. before it was leavened, their kneading

CHAP. XIII. trong has being bodied up in their clothes Apythe LORD spake unto Moses, upon their shoulders.

saying, 35 And the children of Israel did 2 Sanctity unto me all the first-born, according to the word of Moses ; and whatsoever openeth the womb ainong they borrowed of the Egyptians jewels the children of Israel, both

of man and of silver and jewels oí gold, and rai- of beast : it is mine. ment :

3 And Moses said unto the people; 36 And the LORD gave the people Remember this day, in which ye came favour in the sight of the Egyptians, out from Egypt, out of the house of so that they lent unto them such things bondage; for by strength of hand the es they required : and they spoiled the LORD brought you out from this place Egyptians.

there shall no leavened bread be eaten. 37 And the children of Israel jour- 4 This day came ye out, in the month nejed from Rameses to Succoth, about Abib. six hundred thousand on foot that were 5 And it shall be, when the LORD men, besides cbilditn.

sball bring thee into the land of the Ca. 39 And a mixed multitude went up naanites, and the Hittites, and the also with them; and tiocks and berds, Amorites, and the Hivites, and the aan very inuch cattle.

Jebusites, which be sware unto thy fa39. And they baked unleavened cakes thers to give thee, a land fowing with of the dough which they brought milk and honey, that thou shalt keep forth out of Egypt, for it was not lea- this service in this month. vened; because they were thrust out 6 Seven days thou sbalt eat unleaof Egypt, and could not tarry, neither vened bread, and in the seventh day had they prepared for themselves any shall be a feast to the LORD. victual.

7 Unleavened bread shall be eaten 40 Now the sojourning of the chil- seven days: and there shall no leaven. dren of Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, ed bread be seen with thee; neither was four hundied and thirty years. shall there be leaven seen with thee in

41 And it came to pass at the end of all thy quarters. the four hundred and thirty years, 8 | And thou shalt shew thy son in even the self-same day it came to pass, that day, saying, This is done because that all the hosts of the LORD went out of that which the LORD did unto me from the land of Egypt.

when I came forth out of Egypt. 42 It is a night to be much observed 9 And it shall be for a sign unto thee unto the LOR), for bringing them out upon thine hand, and for a memorial from the land of Egypt: this is that between thine eyes; that the LORD's night of the LORD to be observed of law may be in thy mouth: for with a all the children of Israel in their gene- strong hand hath the LORD brought tations.

thee out of Egypt. 43 And the LORD said unto Moses 10 Thou shalt therefore keep this and Aaron, This is the ordinance of ordinance in his season from year to the passover: There shall no stranger year. eat thereof :

11 And it shall be, when the LORD 44 But every man's servant that is shall bring thee into the land of the bought for money, when thou hast Canaanites, as he sware unto thee and circuncised hiin, then shall he eat to thy fathers, and shall give it thee, thereof.

19 TŁat thou shalt set apart unto 45 A foreigner and an hired servant the LORD all that openeth the matrix, shail not eat thereof.

and every firstling that cometh of a 46 In one house shall it be eaten : beast which thou hast ; the males shall thou shalt not carry forth aught of the be the LORD'S. flesh abroad out of the house, neither 13. And every firstling of an ass thou sball ye break a bone thereof.

sbalt redeem with a lainb ; and if thou 47 All the congregation of Israel shall wilt not redeein it, then thou shalt keep it.

break his neck : and all the first-born 45 And wben a stranger shall so- of man among thy children shalt thou journ with thee, and will keep the redeem. passover to the LORD, let al: his 14 And it shall be, when thy son males be circumcised, and then let him asketh thee in time to come, saying, come near and keep it ; and he shall what is this ? that thou shalt 'say ur io be as one that is born in the land : for him, By strength of band the LORD no uncircumcised person shall eat brought us out from Egypt, from the thereof.

house of bondage : 19 One lat shall be to him that is 15 And it can.e to pass, when Phahome-born, and unto the stranger that raoh would hardly let us go, that the sojourne:5 among you.

LORD slew all the first born in the So Thus did all the children of 15- land of Egypt, both the first-born of rael: as the LORD commanded Moses man, and the first-born of beasts : and Aaron, so did they.

therefore I sacrifice to the LORD all 31 And it cane to pass, the self-same that openeth the matrix, being inales; day, that the LORD did bring the chil- but all the first-born of my children i dien of Israel out of the land of Egypt redeen. by their armies.

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