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Pharaon pursueth the Israelites. EXODUS. They pass through the Rør thine hand, and for frontlets between, after them; and they were sore afraids tane eyes : tor by strength of land the and the children oi Israel cried out wise LORD brought us forth out of Egypt. to the LOK!).

17 And it came to pas, when Pha. I! And they said unto Moses. Be raoh tiad let the people go, that God cause there were no graves in Egyil, led thein not througu the way of the past thou taken us away to die in die land on the Philistines, although that wilderness? wheretore list thou dealt was near ; for God said, Jest perari- thus with us, to carry us forth out of venture the people repent when they Egypt? see war, and they return to ligypt : 12 1; not this the word that we did

18 But God led the people about, tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let's alone, through the way oi the wilderness of ibat we may serve the Egyptiaris? for the Red Sca. And the chile otsit had been bette. for us to serve the rael went up jarnessed out of the land Egyptians, than that we should wic in of Egypt.

the wilderness. 19 And Moses took the bones o Jo- 13 And Muses said unto the people, seph with him ; for he had strailly Fear se not, stand still, and see the sworn the children of Israel, säg, salvation or the LORD, weich he will God will surely visit you ; and ye shall suew to you to-day : for the Egyptians carry up iny bones away hence with woom ye bave seen to-day, ye shall see you.

them agan no more tor ever: 20 | And they took their journey 14 The LORD shall fight for you, and from Succoth,and encaniped in Ethani, ye shall hold your peace. in the edge of the wilderness.

15 9 And the LORD said unto Moses, 21. And the LORD went before them wherefore criest thou unto me: speak hy day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead unto the children of Israel, that they Láein the way, and by night in a pillar go to ward : of tire, to give then light; to go by 16 But lift thou up thy rod, and day and night.

stretch out thine hand over the seal, 92 He took not away the pillar of the and divide it, and the cmuldren of isa cloud by day, nor the pillar of tire by rael sball go on dry ground though the mght, from before the people.

midst or the sea. CHAP. XIV.

17 And I, bebold, I will harden the AND the LORD spake unto Moses, hearts of the Egyprians, and they sbal: saying,

: will get 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, upon Pharaoh, and upon all his hosting that they turn and encamp before Pi- upon his chariots, and upon his horses bahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, wen. over against Baal-zephon: before si 19 And the Egyptians shall know that shail ye encainp by the sea.

I am the LORD, when I have goiten me 3 For Pharaoh will say of the child honour upon Pharaoh, upon his chudren of Israel, They are entangled in riots, and upon his horsemen. the land, the wilderness hath sbut 19 And the angel of God, wbich them in.

went belore the camp of Israel, re4 And I will harder, Pharaoh's heart moved, and went benind thein, and that he shall tollow after them; and the pillar of the cloud went from bewill be honoured upon Pharaoh, and tore their face, and stood behind upon all his host ; that the Egyptians them : may know that I am the LORD. And 20 And it canie between the camp they did so

of the Egyptians and the cainp of Is5 And it was told the king of Egypt rae!; and it was a cloud and darkness that the people tled : and the heart of to them, but it gave light by right 10 Pharaoh and of his servants was turned these : so that the one came not near against the people, and they said, Why the other all the night. tave we done this, that we have let Is- 21 And Moses stretched out his rael go from serving us?

hand over the sea; and the LORD 6 Ånd he made ready his chariot, caused the sea to go back by a strong and took his people with him :

east wind all that night, and made the 7 And he took six bundred chosen sea dry land, and the waters were chariots, and all the chariots of Egypt, divided. and captains over every one of them. 22 And the children of Israel went

9 And the LORD hardened the heart into the midst of the sea upon the dry of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pur- i ground : and the waters were a wall we sued after the children of Israel: and to them on their right hand and on the children of Israel went out with an their left. high hand.

23 And the Egyptians pursued, and 9 But the Egyptians pursued after went in after them in the midst of the them, (all the horses and chariots of sea, even ali Pharaoh's horses, his chal'baraoh, and his horsemen, and his riots, and his horsemen. army,) and overtook them encamping 24 And it came to pass, that in the by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, before morning watch the LORD 'looked unto Baal-zephon.

the host of the Egyptians through the 10 And when Pharaoh drew nigh, the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and children of Israel lifted up their eyes, troubled the host of the Egyptians, and, Velold, the Egyptians marched 25 And took off ibeir chariot wueels,

The Egyptians drownica CHAP. XV.

The song of Mons. that they drave them heavily: so that, 11 Who is like unto thee, O LORD, the Egyplians said, Let us flee from the among the gods? who is like thee, face of Israel; for the LORD fighterb glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, for them against the Egyptians. doing wonders ?

26 And the LORD said unto Moses, 19 Thou stretchedst out thy right Stretch out thine hand over the sea, band, the earth swallowed them. that the waters may come again upon 13 Thou in thy mercy hast led forth the Egyptians, upon their chariots, the people which thou hast redeemed and upon their horsemen.

thou hast guided them in thy strength 97 And Moses stretched forth his unto thy holy habitation. hand over the sea, and the sea returned 14 The people shall hear, and be to bis strength when the morning ap- afraid : sorrow shall take hold on the peared, and the Egyptians filed against inhabitants of Palestina. it; and the LORD overthrew the Egyp- 15 Then the dukes of Edom shall be tians in the midst of the sea.

amazed; the mighty men of Moab, 29 And the waters returned, and trembling shall cake hold upon them covered the chariots, and the horsémen, all the inhabitants of Canaan shall meit and all the host of Pharaoh that came away. into the sea after them : there remained 16 Fear and dread shall fall upon not so much as one of them.

them: by the greatness of thine arm 29 But the children of Israel walked they shall be as stiil as a stone ; til upon dry land in the snidst of the sea; thy people pass over, O LORD, till and then waters were a wall unto them the people pass over which thou hast en theil. right hand, and on their left. purchased.

30 Thus the LORD saved Israel that 17 Thou shalt bring them in, and day out of the hand of the Egyptians; plant them in the mountain of thine and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon inheritance, in the place, O LORD, the sea-shore.

which thou hast made for thee to dweli 31 And Israel saw that great work in; in the sanctuary, O LORD, which which the LORD aid upon the Egyp- thy hands have established. tians: and the people feared the LORD, 18 The LORD shall reign for ever and believed the LORD, and his, ser- and ever. vant Moses.

19 For the horse of Pharaoh went in CHAP. XV.

with his chariots and with his horsemer THEN sang

Moses and the children into the sea, and the LORD brought of Israel this song unto the LORD, again the waters of the sea upon tbem and spake, saying, I will sing unto the beat the children of Israel went on dry LORD, for be hath triumphed glori- land in the midst of the sea. "ously the horse and his rider hath 20 And Miriam the prophetess, he thrown into the sea.

the sister of Aaron, took a timbre! in 9 The LORD is my strength and her hand, and all the women went song, and he is become my salvation : out after her with timbrels and witia he is my God, and I will prepare him dances. an habitation; iny father's God, and I 21 And Miriam answered them, Sing will exait him.

ye to the LORD, for he hath triumpbell 3 The LORD is a man of war: the gloriously; the horse and his rider hasta LORD is bis name.

he thrown into the sea. 4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host 22_ So Moses brought Israet from hath he cast into the sea : his chosen the Red Sea; and they went out into captains also are drowned in the Red the wilderness of Shur: and they went Sea.

three days in the wilderness, and 5 The depths have covered them: found no water. tbey sank into the bottom as a stone. 23 And when they came to Marah,

6 Thy right hand, O LORD, is be- they could not drink of the waters of come glorious in power : thy right Marah, for they were bitter : therefore hand, Ó LORD bath dashed in pieces the name of it was called Marah. the enemy.

94 And the people murmured against 7. And in the greatness of thine ex- Moses, saying, what shall we drink? cellency thou hast overthrown them 25 And he cried unto the LORD ; that rose up against thee: thou sentest and the LORD shewed him a tree, forth thy wrath, which consumed them which when he had cast into the as stubble.

waters, the waters were made sweet : & And with the blast of thy nostrils there he made for them a statute the waters were gathered together : and an ordinance, and there be proved the floods stood upright as an heap, them, and the depths were congealed in the 26 And said, If thou wilt diligently peart of the sen.

hearken to the voice of the LORD thy 9. The enemy said, I will pursue, 1 God, and wilt do that which is right will overtake, I will divide the spoil; in his sight, and wilt give ear to his iny lust shall be satisfied upon theincommandments, and keep all his sta

will draw my sword, my hand sball tutes, I will put none of these diseases destroy them.

upon thee, which I have brought upon 10 Thou didst blow with thy wind, the Egyptians : for I am the LORD ihat the sea covered them; they wank as healeik thee. Soad in the mighty Waters.

37 | And they came to Elim, where

Qualis ang manns sent.


The manna described. WeTC twelve wells of water, and three, wilderness there lay a sinall round score and ten palm-trees : and they thing, as stuall as the boarfrost, oa encamped chere by the waters. the ground. CHAP. XVI.

15 And when the children of Israel Elim; and all the congregation of manna : for they wist not what it was.

, , the children of Israel came unto the And Moses said unto them, This is the wilderness of Sin, which is between bread which the LORD balb given you Ella and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of to eat : the second month after their departing 16 Tbis is the thing which the LORD out of the land of Egypt.

hath commanded : Gather of it every 2 And the whole congregation of the man according to his eating ; an omjer children of Israel inurmured against for every man : according to the numnMoses and Aaron in the wilderness : her of your persons, take ye every nians

3 And the children of Israel said for thein which are in his tents. unto them, Would to God we had died 17 And the children of Israel did so, by the hand of the LORD in the land and gathered, some more, some less. of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh- 18 And when they did mete it with pots, and when we did eat bread to an omer, he that gathered much bad the full; for ye have brought us forth nothing over, and he that gatberec into this wilderness, to kill this whole little had no lack: they gather asseinbly with hunger.

every man according to bis eating. 4 Then said the LORD ynto Moses, 19 And Moses said, Let no man leave Bebold, I will rain bread from heaven of it till the morniug. for you; and the people shall go out 20 Notwithstanding they hearkened and gather a certain rate every day, not unto Moses; but some of them lett that I may prove them, whether they of it until the morning, and it bred will walk in my law or no.

worins, and stank; and Moses was 6 And it shall come to pass, that on wroth with them. the sixth day they shall prepare that 21 And they gathered it every which they bring in; and it shali be morning, every man according to his twice as much as they gather daily. eating: and wben the sun waxed hot,

6 And Moses and Aaron said unto it inelted. all the children of Israel, At even, 22 1 And it came to pass, that on then ye shall know that the LORD bath the sixth day they gathered twice as brought you out froin the land of much bread, two omers for one man: Egypt;

and all the rulers of the congregation 7 And in the morning, then ye shall came and told Moses. see the glory of the LORD ; for that he 23 Aad he said unto them, This is hcareth your murmurings against the that which the LORD hath said, ToLORD: and what are we, that ye mur-morrow is the rest of the holy sabbath mur against us?

unto the LORD : bake that which you 8 And Moses said, This shall be, when will bake to-day, and seethe that ye the LORD shall give you in toe evening will seethe ; and that which remaineid Hesh to eat, and in the morning bread over lay up for you, to be kept until to the full ; for that the LORD heareth the morning. your murmurings which ye murmur 24 And they laid it up till the mornagainst him : and what are we? your ing, as Moses bade; and it did not stink, murmurings are not against us, but neither was there any worm therein. against the LORD.

25 And Moses said, Eat that to-day; 9 And Moses spake unto Aaron, for to-day is a sabbath unto the LORD! Say unto all the congregation of the to-day ye shall not find it in the field. children of Israel, Come near before 26 Six days ye shall gather it ; but the LORD; for he hath heard your on the seventh day, which is the sabanurmurings.

bath, in it there shall be none. 10 Add it came to pass, as Aaron 27 And it came to pass, that there spake unto the whole congợegation of went out some of the people on the the children of Israel, that they looked seventh day for to gather, and they toward the wilderness, and, behold, found none. the glory of the LORD appeaied in the 28 And the LORD said unto Moses, cloud.

How long refuse ye to keep my come 11 And the LORD spake unto Moses, mandments and my laws? saying,

29 See, for that the LORD hath given 12 i bave heard the murinurings of you the sabbath, therefore he giveth the children of Israel : speak unto you on the sixth day the bread of two them, saying: At even ye shall eat flesh, Idays: abide ye every man in his place; and in the morning ye shall be filled let no man go out of his place on the with brend;

and ye shall know that seventh day. I am the LORD your God.

30 So the people rested on the 13 And it came to pass, that at eren seventh day. the quails came up, and covered the 31 And the house of Israel called the comp; and in the morning the dew name thereof Manna: and it was like lay iound about the bost.

coriander-seed, white; and the taste 14 And when the dew that lay was of it was like wafers made with honey, gone up, behold, upon the face of the 32 And Moses said, This is the thing



The people murmur.

CHAP. XV11. XVII. Moses entertaincth Jethras which the LORD commanderli, Fill an, birn, and he sat thereon: and Aston omer of it, to be kept for your genera and Hur stayed up his hands, the one Lions ; that they may see the bread on the one side, and the other on the wherewith I have fed you in the wil-Jother side; and his hands were steady derness, when I brought you forth from until the going down of the sun. the land of Egypt.

13 And Josbua discomfited Amalek and 33 And Moses said unto Aaron, Take his people with the edge of the sword. a pot, and put an onier full of manna 14 And the LORD said unto Moses, therein, and lay it up before the LORD, Write this for a memorial in a book, to be kept for your generations. and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua;

34 As the LORD commanded Moses, for I will utterly put out the remem50 Aaron laid it up before the Testimo- brance of Amalek from under heaven, ns, to be kept.

15 Ard Moses built an altar. and call35 And the children of Israel did eated the naine of it JEHOVAH.nissi. manna forty years, until they came 16 For he said, Bec use the LORD a land inhabited: they did eat manna hath sworn, that the LORD will have until they canie unto the borders of the war with Amalek from generation to land of Canaan.

generation. 30 Now an omer is the tenth part of

CHAP. XVIII. an epbah.

WHEN Jethro the priest of Midian, CHAP. XVII.

Moses' father-in-law, heard of all

of children of Israel journeyed from Israel his people, and that the LORD the wilderness of Sin, after their jour- had brought Israel out of Egypt, nies, according to the commandment 2 Then Jethro, Moses' fataer-in-law, of the LORD, and pitched in Rephidim: took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he and there was no water for the people bad sent her back, to drink

3 And her two sons, of which the 2 Wherefore the people did chide name of the one was Gershom; for he with Moses, and said, 'Give us water said, I have been an alien in a strange that we may drink. And Moses said land : unto them, Why chide you with nie? 4 And the name of the other was wherefore do ye tempt the LORD? Eliezer; For the God of my father, said

3 And the people thirsted there for he, was mine heip, and delivered me water; and the people murmured from the sword of Pharaoh against Moses, and said, Wherefore is 5 And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, this that thou hast brought us up out came with his sons and his wife unto of Egypt, to kill us and our children Moses into the wilderness, where de apd our cattle with thirst?

encainped at the mount of God: 4 And Moses cried unto the LORD, 6 And he said unto Moses, I thy saying, What shall I do unto this peo- father-in-law Jethro, am rome unto ple: they be almost ready to stone me. thee, and thy wise, and her two sons

5 And the LORD said unto Moses, with her. Go on before the people, and take with 7 And Moses went out to meet his thee of the elders of Israel; and thy father-in-law, and did obeisance, and rod, wherewith thou smotest the river, kissed him ; and they asked each other také in thine band, and go.

of their welfare; and they caine into 6 Behold, I will stand before thee the tent. there upon the rock in Horeb; and 8 And Moses told his father-in-law thou sbalt smite the rock, and there all that the LORD had done unto Pbashall come water out of it, that the raoh and to the Egyptians for Israel's people may drink. And Moses did so sake, and all the travail that had come in the sight of the elders of Israel. upon them by the way, and how the

7 And he called the name of the place LORD delivered them. Massah, and Meribah, because of the 9 And Jethro rejoiced for all the good. chiding of the children of Israel, and ness which the LORD had done to Is. because they tempted the LORD, say- rael, whom he had delivered out of the ing, Is the LORD among us, or not? hand of the Egyptians.

8 Then came Amalek, and fought 10 And Jethro said, Blessed te the with Israel in Rephidim.

LORD, who hath delivered you out of 9 And Moses said unto Joshua, the hand of the Egyptians, and out of Choose us out men, and go out, fight the hand Pharaoh ; who hath deli. with Amalek : to-morrow I will stand vered the people from under the band on the top of the hill, with the rod of of the Egyptians. God in mine hand.

11 Now I know that tbe LORD is 10 So Joshua did as Moses had said greater than all gods: for in the thing to bim, and fought with Amalek : and wherein they dealt proudly he was Moses, Aaron, and Hur, went up to above tbem. the top of the hill.

12 And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, 11 And it came to pass, when Moses took a burnt-offering and sacrifices for held up his band, that Israel prevajled; God: and Aaron came, and all the And when he let down his hand, Ama-elders of Israel, to eat bread with MoIek prevailed.

ses' father-in-law before God. 19 But Moses bands were heary;

13 | And it came to pass on the mor. mod they took a stone, and

put it under row, that Moses sat' to judge the


The people's arrival at Sinai. * EXODUS. God descends upon the mount. people : and the people stood oy Moses, the LORD called unto him out of the Ironi the morning unto the evening. mountain, saying, Thus shalt thou say

14 And when Moses' father-in-law to the house of Jacob, and tell the chitsaw all that he did to the people, he dren of Israel ; said, What is this thing that thou doest 4 Ye have seen what I did unto the to the people? why sittest thou thyself Egyptians, and how 1 bare you on ea. alone, and all the people stand by thee gles' wings, and brought you unto from morning unto eyeu ?

myself. 15 And Moses said unto his father- Ś Now therefore, if ye will obey iny in-law, Because the people come unto voice indeed, and keep my covenant, me to inquire of God :

then ye shall be a peculiar treasure un16 When they have a matter, they to me above all people : for all the come unto me; and I judge between earth is mine : one and another; and i do make them 6 And ye shall be unto ine a kingdom know the statutes of God, and his laws. of priests, and an holy nation. These

17 And Moses' father-in-law said un- are the words which thou shalt speak to him, The thing that thou doest is unto the children of Israel. not good.

7 And Moses came, and called for 18 Thou wilt surely wear away, both the elders of the people, and laid before thou and this people that is with thee: their faces all these words which the for this thing is too heavy for thee; LORD commanded him. thou art not able to perform it thyself 8 And all the people answered toge. alone.

ther, and said, All that the LORD hath 19 Hearken now unto my voice, I spoken we will do. And Moses rewill give thee counsel, and God sballturned the words of the people unto be with thee: Be thou for the people the LORD. to God-ward, that thou mayest bring 9 And the LORD said unto Moses, the causes unto God :

Lo, I come into thee in a thick cloud, 20 And thou shalt teach them ordi- that the people may hear when I speak nances and laws, and shalt shew them with thee, and believe thee for ever. the way wherein they inust walk, and And Moses told the words of the peo. the work that they must do.

ple unto the LORD. 21 Moreover, tbou shalt provide out 10 And the LORD said unto Moses, of all the people able men, such as Go unto the people, and sanctify then fear God, inen of truth, hating covet-to-day and to-morrow, and let them ousness; and place such over them, 10 wash their clothes, be rulers of thousands, and rulers of 11 And be ready against the third hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers day : for the third day the LORD will of tens:

coine down in the sight of all the peo22 And let them judge the people at ple upon mount Sinai., All seasons: and it shall be, that every 12 And thou shalt set bounds unto great matter they shall bring unto thee; the people round about, saying, Take buterery small matter they shall judge: heed to yourselves that ye go not up so shall it be easier for thyself, and into the mount, or touch the border of they shall bear the burden with thee. it: whosoever toucheth the mount

23 If thou shalt do this thing, and shall be surely put to death : God command thee so, then thou shalt 13 There shall not an hand touch it, ve able to endure, and all this people but he shall surely be stoned, or shot shali also go to their place in peace. through ; whether it be beast or man,

24 So Moses hearkened to the voice it shall not live: when the trumpet of his father-in-law, and did all that he soundeth long, they shall come up to had said.

the mount. 25 And Moses chose able men out of 14 | And Moses went down from the all Israel, and made them heads over mount unto the people, and sanctified the people, rulers of thousands, rulers the people; and they washed their of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers clothes. of tens.

15 And he said unto the people, Be 26 And they judged the people at all ready against the third day: come not seasons: the hard causes they brought at your wives. unto Moses, but every small matter 16 And it came to pass on the third day. shey judged themselves.

in the morning, that there were tbun97 | And Moses let his father-in-law ders and lightnings, and a thick cloud depart, and he went his way into his upon the mount, and the voice of the own land.

trumpet exceeding loud; so that all the CHAP. XIX.

people that was in the camp trembled. IN IN the third month, when the children 17 And Moses brongbt forth the peo

of Israel were gone forth out of the ple out of the camp to meet with God; land of Egypt, the same day came they and they stood at the nether part of the into the wilderness of Sinai.

mount. 2 For they were departed from Re- 16 And mount Sinai was altogether on phidim, and were coine to the desert a sinoke, because the LORD descended of Sinaí, and had pitched in the wilder- upon it in fire; and the smoke thereot ness; and there israel camped before ascended as the sinoke of a furnace, the mount.

and the whole moubt quaked greatly. 3 And Moses went up unto God, and 19 And when the voice of the tradice

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