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The swarm of flies.

Ps. 8. 3.

Mat. 12. 28.
Lu. 11. 20.
b Ps. 78. 50.

The murrain of beasts. saying, To morrow the LORD shall do this thing in the land.

6 And the LORD did that thing on the morrow, and all the cattle of Egypt died: but of the cattle of the children of Israel died not one.

EXODUS, IX. 19 Then the magicians said unto Pha- B. C. 1491. raoh, This is the finger of God: and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he heark-a1 Sa. 6.3, 9. ened not unto them; as the LORD had said. 20 And the LORD said unto Moses, Rise up early in the morning, and stand before Pharaoh; lo, he cometh forth to the water; and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Let my people go, that they may serve me: 21 Else, if thou wilt not let my people go, behold, I will send swarms of flies upon thee, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people, and into thy houses; and the houses of the Egyptians shall be full of swarms of flies, and also the ground whereon they are.

22 And I will severd in that day the land of Goshen, in which my people dwell, that no swarms of flies shall be there; to the end thou mayest know that I am the LORD in the midst of the earth. 23 And I will put a Y division between my people and thy people: to morrow shall this sign be.

24 And the LORD did so: and there came a grievous swarm of flies into the house of Pharaoh, and into his servants' houses, and into all the land of Egypt; the land was corrupted by reason of the swarm of flies. 25 And Pharaoh called for Moses and for Aaron, and said, Go ye, sacrifice to your God in the land.

26 And Moses said, It is not meet so to do; for we shall sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians to the LORD our God: lo, shall we sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians before their eyes, and will they not stone us?

27 We will go three days' journey into the wilderness, and sacrifice to the LORD our God, as he shall' command us.

28 And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that ye may sacrifice to the LORD your God in the wilderness; only ye shall not go very far away;" entreat for me.

29 And Moses said, Behold, I go out from thee, and I will entreat the LORD that the swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people, to morrow: but let not Pharaoh deal deceitfully any more in not letting the people go to sacrifice to the LORD.

30 And Moses went out from Pharaoh, and entreated the LORD.

31 And the LORD did according to the word of Moses; and he removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people: there remained not one.

32 And Pharaoh" hardened his heart at this time also, neither would he let the people go.

CHAPTER IX.

THEN the LORD said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh, and tell him, Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me.

2 For if thou refuse to let them go, and wilt hold them still,

3 Behold, the hand of the LORD is upon thy cattle which is in the field, upon the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, upon the oxen, and upon the sheep: there shall be a very grievous murrain.

4 And the LORD shall sever between the cattle of Israel, and the cattle of Egypt: and there shall nothing die of all that is the children's of Israel.

5 And the LORD appointed a set time,

Bor, a mix-
ture of
noisome
beasts, &c.
e De. 28. 27.

Job 2.7.
Re. 16. 2.

chap.9.4, &c.

10. 23.

11. 6, 7.
12. 13.
ya redemp-

tion.
8 or, by to

morrow.

e Is. 47.12,14.
Sor, destroy

ed.

Ps. 81. 11. y chap. 4. 21. Ge. 43. 32.

46. 34. De. 7. 25.

12. 31.

1 Ki.11.5..7.
2 Ki. 23. 13.

i Le. 26. 18.
De. 28. 15.

29. 20.

32. 39.

1 Sa. 4. 8.
Je. 19. 8.
Re. 18. 8.
22. 18.
k chap. 3. 18.

chap.34.11.
Le. 10. 1.
Mat. 28.20.
m Pr. 2. 22.
* verse 8.

chap. 9. 28.
1 Ki. 13. 6.

• Pr. 16. 4.
Ro. 9. 17.

1 Pe. 2. 8.
n made thee

stand.

P Job 9. 4.
15.25, 26.
Ps.78.34..37
Je. 42. 20.
1 Ki. 19. 2.
20. 6.
& Ps. 83. 15.

t verse 25.

u verse 15.

7 And Pharaoh sent, and, behold, there was not one of the cattle of the Israelites dead. And the heart of Pharaoh was hardened, and he did not let the people go. 8 And the LORD said unto Moses and unto Aaron, Take to you handfuls of ashes of the furnace, and let Moses sprinkle it toward the heaven in the sight of Pharaoh.

9 And it shall become small dust in all the land of Egypt, and shall be a boil breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast, throughout all the land of Egypt.

10 And they took ashes of the furnace, and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses sprinkled it up toward heaven; and it became a boil breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast.

11 And the magicians could not stand before Moses because of the boils; for the boil was upon the magicians, and upon all the Egyptians.

12 And the LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh, and he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had spoken unto Moses.

13 And the LORD said unto Moses, Rise up early in the morning, and stand before Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me.

14 For I will at this time send all my plagues upon thine heart, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people; that thou mayest know that there is none like me in all the earth.

15 For now I will stretch out my hand, that I may smite thee and thy people with pestilence; and thou shalt be cut off from the earth.

16 And in very deed for this cause have I raised thee up, for to shew in thee my power; and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth.

17 As yet exaltest thou thyself? against my people, that thou wilt not let them go? 18 Behold, to morrow" about this time, I will cause it to rain a very grievous hail, such as hath not been in Egypt since the foundation thereof even until now.

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19 Send therefore now, and gather thy cattle, and all that thou hast in the field; for upon every man and beast which shall be found in the field, and shall not be brought home, the hail shall comet down upon them, and they shall die.

20 He that feared the word" of the LORD, among the servants of Pharaoh, made his chap. 4. 21. servants and his cattle flee into the houses: 21 And he that regarded" not the word of the LORD left his servants and his cattle in the field.

Ro. 2.5.

v Pr. 16. 20.
22. 3.

O set not his
heart unto.

w chap. 7. 23.
Jos. 10. 11.
1 Sa.12.17,18
Job 38. 22.
Ps. 18. 13.
78.47.

105. 32.

Is. 30. 30.

Eze. 38. 22.

Re. 8.7.

22 And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch forth thine hand toward heaven, that there may be hail in all the land of Egypt, upon man, and upon beast, and upon every herb of the field, throughout the land of Egypt.

23 And Moses stretched forth his rod toward heaven; and the LORD sent thunder and hail, and the fire ran along upon the ground and the LORD rained hail upon the land of Egypt.

24 So there was hail, and fire mingled with the hail, very grievous, such as

EXODUS, X.

The sufferings of Egypt. there was none like it in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation.

25 And the hail smote throughout all the land of Egypt all that was in the field, both man and beast; and the hail" smote every herb of the field, and brake every tree of the field.

26 Only in the land of Goshen, where the children of Israel were, was there no hail. 27 And Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, I have sinned this time: the LORD is righteous, and I and my people are wicked.

28 Entreat the LORD (ford it is enough) that there be no more Y mighty thunderings and hail; and I will let you go, and ye shall stay no longer.

29 And Moses said unto him, As soon as I am gone out of the city, I will spread abroad my hands unto the LORD; and the thunder shall cease, neither shall there be any more hail; that thou mayest know how that the earth is the LORD'S."

30 But as for thee and thy servants, I know that ye will not yeth fear the LORD God.

31 And the flax and the barley was smitten; for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled.

32 But the wheat and the rye were not smitten; for they were not grown up. ୪

33 And Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh, and spread abroad his hands unto the LORD; and the thunders and hail ceased, and the rain was not poured upon the earth. 34 And when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunders were ceased, he sinned yet" more, and hardened his heart, he and his servants.

35 And the heart of Pharaoh was hardened, neither would he let the children of Israel go; as the LORD had spoken by ʼn Moses. CHAPTER X.

AND the LORD said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh: for I have? hardened his heart, and the heart of his servants, that I might shew these my signs before him:

2 And that thou mayest tell in the ears of thy son," and of thy son's son, what things I have wrought in Egypt, and my signs which I have done among them; that ye may know how that I am the LORD.

r

B. C. 1491.

8 who, and who, &c. a Ps. 105. 33. b ch.8.22,&c. Is. 32.18,19. 2 Ch. 12. 6.

Ps. 9. 16. 129.4. 145.17. La. 1. 18. Da. 9. 14. d Ac. 8. 24.

y voices of

e

God.

chap. 7. 19.

f1 Ki. 8. 38.

Ps. 143. 6.
Is. 1. 15.

Ps. 24. 1. 1 Co. 10. 26. h Is. 26. 10. i Ps. 78. 26. 107. 25.

Mat. 8. 27.

* Am. 4. 9.

Hab. 3. 17.

Ps. 78. 46.
105. 34.

hidden, or,

dark. m Joel 2. 2.

"2 Ch. 33. 23. 36. 13.

Ro. 2. 4, 5.

Shastened to

call.

n by the hand of Moses. chap. 9.27. ch.7.13, 14.

8

q 1 Ki. 13. 6. Is. 26. 16.

De.4.9; 6.20

Ps. 44. 1. 71.18; 78.5 Joel 1. 3.

Ps. 58. 11.

O fastened.

t Joel 2. 20. u 1 Ki. 21. 29. 2 Ch. 7. 14.

33.12,19.

Job 42. 6.
Je. 13. 18.
Ja. 4. 10.

v Pr. 30. 27.
Re. 9.3.

3 And Moses and Aaron came in unto Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, How long wilt thou refuse to humble" thyself before me? Ps. 35. 6. let my people go, that they may serve me.

4 Else, if thou refuse to let my people go, behold, to morrow will I bring the locusts" into thy coast:

5 And they shall cover the face of the earth, that one cannot be able to see the earth: and they shall eat the residue of that which is escaped, which remaineth unto you from the hail, and shall eat every tree which groweth for you out of the field:

6 And they shall fill thy houses, and the houses of all thy servants, and the houses of all the Egyptians; which neither thy fathers, nor thy fathers' fathers have seen, since the day that they were upon the earth unto this day. And he turned himself, and went out from Pharaoh.

7 And Pharaoh's servants said unto him, How long shall this man be" a snare unto us? let the men go, that they may serve the LORD their God: knowest thou not yet that Egypt is destroyed?

8 And Moses and Aaron were brought again unto Pharaoh: and he said unto

105. 28. Pr. 4. 19. Ec.2.14; 6.4 Is. 8. 22.

eye.

λ that one may feel darkness.

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chap. 9. 32.

Joel 1. 4.
2.25.

ver. 14, 15.
chap. 8.3.

* Is. 42. 16. Col. 1. 13. 1 Pe. 2. 9. pinto our hands.

a chap. 23.33. Jos. 23. 13. 1 Sa. 18. 21. Pr. 29. 6. Ec. 7. 26. b Ho. 5. 6. Zec. 14. 20.

Plague of locusts, and of darkness. them, Go, serve the LORD your God: but B who are they that shall go?

9 And Moses said, We will go with our young and with our old, with our sons and with our daughters, with our flocks and with our herds will we go: for we must hold a feast unto the LORD.

10 And he said unto them, Let the LORD be so with you, as I will let you go, and your little ones: look to it; for evil is before you.

11 Not so: go now ye that are men, and serve the LORD; for that ye did desire. And they were driven out from Pharaoh's presence.

12 And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up upon the land of Egypt, and eat every herb of the land, even all that the hail hath left.

13 And Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt, and the LORD brought an east wind upon the land all that day, and all that night; and when it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts.

14 And the locusts' went up over all the land of Egypt, and rested in all the coasts of Egypt: very grievous were they; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them shall be such.

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15 For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they did eat every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left and there remained not any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs of the field, through all the land of Egypt.

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16 Then Pharaoh Scalled for Moses and Aaron in haste; and he said, I have sinned against the LORD your God, and against you.

17 Now, therefore, forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this once, and entreat the LORD your God, that he may take away from me this death only.

18 And he went out from Pharaoh, and entreated the LORD.

19 And the LORD turned a mighty strong west wind, which took away the locusts, and cast them into the Red sea; there remained not one locust in all the coasts of Egypt.

20 But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go.

21 And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness" over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt.

22 And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days:

23 They saw not one another, neither rose any from his place for three days: but all the children of Israel had light in their dwellings.

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24 And Pharaoh called unto Moses, and said, Go ye, serve the LORD; only let your flocks and your herds be stayed: let your little ones also go with you.

25 And Moses said, Thou must give us also sacrifices and burnt offerings, that we may sacrifice unto the LORD our God.

26 Our cattle also shall go with us; there shall not an hoof be left behind: for thereof must we take to serve the LORD our God; and we know not with what we

Appointment of the Pussover.

EXODUS, XII.

must serve the LORD until we come thither. 27 But the LORD hardeneda Pharaoh's heart, and he would not let them go.

28 And Pharaoh said unto him, Get thee from me, take heed to thyself, see my face no more: for in that day thou seest my face thou shalt die.

B. C. 1491.

a ver. 1, 20. ch. 14. 4, 8. B between

the two evenings. chap. 16.12. 2 Ch. 16. 10.

25. 16. Am. 7. 13.

29 And Moses said, Thou hast spoken well, I will see thy face again no more. CHAPTER XI. AND the LORD said unto Moses, Yet will I bring one plague more upon Pha-chap.34.25. raoh, and upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go hence: when he shall let you go, he shall surely thrust you out hences altogether.

2 Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man borrow of his neighbour, and every woman of her neighbour, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold.

3 And the LORD gave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover, the man Moses was very great in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's servants, and in the sight of the people.

4 And Moses said, Thus saith the LORD, About midnight' will I go out into the midst of Egypt:

5 And all the firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sitteth upon his throne, even unto the firstborn of the maidser vant that is behind the mill; and all the firstborn of beasts.

6 And there shall be a great cry throughout all the land of Egypt, such as there was none like it, nor shall be like it any more.

7 But against any of the children of Israel shall not a dog move his tongue, against man or beast; that ye may know how that the LORD doth put a difference between the Egyptians and Israel.

8 And all these thy servants shall come down unto me, and bow down themselves unto me, saying, Get thee out, and all the people that follow thee: and after that I will go out. And he went out from Pharaoh in a great anger.

9 And the LORD said unto Moses, Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you; that my wonders may be multiplied in the land of Egypt.

10 And Moses and Aaron did all these wonders before Pharaoh: and the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go out of his land.

CHAPTER XII.

De. 16. 3.
1 Co. 5. 8.

He. 11. 27. fchap. 23.18. g ch.12.31..39 chap. 12.36. Ps. 106. 46. 2 Sa. 7. 9.

Est. 9. 4.
Re. 3. 9.

yor, princes.
Nu. 33. 4.

Ps. 82. 1.

Job 34. 20.

Mi. 2. 10. Zec. 14. 3. 8 for a destruction.

m Am. 4. 10.

Le. 23 4, 5. 2 Ki. 23. 21.

1 Co. 5. 8.

o chap. 12.30.

Am. 5. 17. rch. 13.6, &c. Nu. 28. 17.

Jos. 10. 21. Nu. 9. 13. ch.12.31,33. Nu. 29. 12. i. e. at thy feet, 1 Ki. 20. 10.

soul. heat of

anger.

u chap. 7. 3.

v ch.10.20,27. 1 Sa. 6. 6. Ro. 2. 5.

chap.23.15. 34.18.

De. 16. 3. chap. 13.4. 34.18.

De. 16. 1. K or, kid. λ or, kid.

AND the LORD spake unto Moses and Jos. 5. 10.

Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying,

2 This month shall be unto you the beginning of months: it shall be the first month of the year to you.

3 Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb for an house:

4 And if the household be too little for the lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto his house take it according to the number of the souls: every man, according to his eating, shall make your count for the lamb.

5 Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year; ye shall take it out from the sheep, or from the goats: 6 And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and

a

2 Ki. 23. 21. Ezr. 6. 20.

Mat. 26. 18.

Mar. 14. 12.
Lu. 22.7,&c.
Le. 14. 6, 7.

Ps. 51. 7.
He. 9. 19.

11. 28.

Le.22.19,21

De. 17. 1.

Mal. 1.8,14.

1 Pe. 1. 19. μ son of a

year,

Le. 23. 12. ¿ Le. 23. 5. Nu. 9. 3.

28. 16. De. 16. 1, 6.

He. 12. 24.

Feast of unleavened bread. the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the evening.

7 And they shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two side posts, and on the upper door post of the houses, wherein they shall eat it.

8 And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; and with bitter herbs they shall eat it. 9 Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with water, but roast with fire; his head with his legs, and with the purtenance thereof.

10 And ye shall let nothing of it remain until the morning; and that which remaineth of it until the morning, ye shall burn with fire.

11 And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste; it is the LORD's passover.

12 For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the Y gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I am the LORD.

13 And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye are: and when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and the plague shall not be upon you to de8 stroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt.

14 And this day shall be unto you for a memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast" to the LORD throughout your generations; ye shall keep it a feast by an or dinance for ever.

15 Seven days? shall ye eat unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses: for whosoever eateth leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day," that soul shall be cut off from Israel.

16 And in the first day there shall be an holyt convocation, and in the seventh day there shall be an holy convocation to you; no manner of work shall be done in them, save that which every man must eat, that only may be done of you.

17 And ye shall observe the feast of unleavened bread; for in this selfsame day have I brought your armies out of the land of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this day in your generations by an ordinance for ever.

18 In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month, at even, ye shall eat unleavened bread, until the one and twentieth day of the month at even.

19 Seven days shall there be no leaven" found in your houses: for whosoever eateth that which is leavened, even that soul shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he be a stranger, or born in the land.

20 Ye shall eat nothing leavened; in all your habitations shall ye eat unleavened bread.

21 Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out and take you a lamb according to your families, and kill the passover."

22 And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the bason, and strike the lintel and the two side posts with the blood that is in the bason; and none of you shall go out at the door of his house until the morning.

23 For the LORD will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when he seetli the blood upon the lintel, and on the two

Departure of the Israelites.

EXODUS, XIII.

side posts, the LORD will pass over the door, and will not suffer the destroyer to come in unto your houses to smite you.

24 And ye shall observe this thing for an ordinance to thee and to thy sons for ever. 25 And it shall come to pass, when ye be come to the land which the LORD will give you, according as he hath promised, that ye shall keep this service.

26 And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say unto you, What mean ye by this service?

27 That ye shall say, It is the sacrifice of the LORD's passover, who passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, when he smote the Egyptians, and delivered our houses. And the people bowed the head, and worshipped.

28 And the children of Israel went away, and did as the LORD had commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they.

29 And it came to pass, that at midnight, the LORD smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne, unto the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon; and all the firstborn of cattle.

30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyp tians; and there was a great cry in Egypt; for there was not a house where there was not one dead.

31 And he called" for Moses and Aaron by night, and said, Rise up, and get you forth from among my people, both ye and the children of Israel; and go, serve the LORD, as ye have said.

32 Also take your flocks and your herds, as ye have said, and be gone; and bless me also. 33 And the Egyptians were urgent? upon the people, that they might send them out of the land in haste; for they said, We be all dead men.

34 And the people took their dough before it was leavened, their kneadingtroughs being bound up in their clothes upon their shoulders.

35 And the children of Israel did according to the word of Moses; and they borrowed of the Egyptians jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment:

B. C. 1491.

a 2 Sa. 24. 16.

Eze. 9.4, 6. Re.7.3; 9.4. b Nu. 9. 14. c Ge. 17. 12.

d Le. 22. 10. Ep. 2. 12.

e ch. 13.8, 14.

De. 32. 7.
Jos. 4. 6.
Ps. 78. 6.

Sanctification of the Firstborn.

of the LORD to be observed of all the children of Israel in their generations.

43 And the LORD said unto Moses and Aaron, This is the ordinance of the passover: There shall no stranger eat thereof:

44 But every man's servant that is bought for money, when thou hast circumcised him, then shall he eat thereof.

45 Ad foreigner and an hired servant shall not eat thereof.

46 In one house shall it be eaten: thou shalt not carry forth ought of the flesh abroad out of the house; neither shall ye break a bone thereof.

Nu. 9. 12. John 19.33,36 B do it. chap. 4. 31. keeps it.

h Nu. 3. 13. 8.17. 33.4. Ps. 78. 51. 105.36.

135. 8.

136. 10.
He. 11. 28.
Nu. 9. 14.
15.15,16.
Ga. 3. 28.
Col. 3. 11.

yhouse of
the pit.
* chap. 11. 6.
Pr. 21. 13.

m

Am. 5. 17.
Mat. 25. 6.
Ja. 2. 13.

verse 41.
chap. 6. 26.

n chap. 11. 1.

• verse 12.

chap.22.29. 34.19. Nu. 3. 13.

De. 15. 19.

Lu. 2. 23.

Ge. 27. 34. Ps. 105. 38. r chap. 12.42. & servants, chap. 20. 2.

Sor, dough. chap. 23.15. De. 16.1..3. Ge. 17. 8. 22. 16. " Ge. 39. 21. chap. 3. 21.

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36 And the LORD" gave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they lent unto them such things as they re11.3. quired: and they spoiled the Egyptians. chap. 12.15. w Nu. 33. 3, 5. 37 And the children of Israel journey-Nu. 1. 46. ed from Rameses" to Succoth, about 11. 21. six hundred thousand on foot, that were y chap. 12.19. men, beside children. n a great mixture. ≈ Nu. 11. 4. a chap.12.26. verse 14. verse 16.

38 And a mixed multitude* went up also with them; and flocks, and herds, even very much cattle.

39 And they baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt, for it was not leavened; because they were thrust out of Egypt, and could not tarry, neither had they prepared for themselves any victual.

40 Now the sojourning of the children of Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, was four hundred and thirty years.

41 And it came to pass at the end of the four hundred and thirty years, even the selfsame day it came to pass, that all the hosts of the LORD went out from the land of Egypt.

42 It is a night to be much observed unto the LORD for bringing them out from the land of Egypt: this is that night

De. 6. 8.

11. 18. Pr. 1. 9.

6.21.

Ca. 8. 6.

47 All the congregation of Israel shall

48 And when a stranger shall sojourn with thee, and will keep the passover to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born in the land: for no uncircumcised person shall eat thereof.

49 One lawi shall be to him that is homeborn, and unto the stranger that sojourneth among you.

50 Thus did all the children of Israel the LORD commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they.

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51 And it came to pass, the selfsame' day, that the LORD did bring the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their armies.

CHAPTER XIII.

AND the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 2 Sanctify unto me all the firstborn, whatsoever openeth the womb among the children of Israel, both of man and of beast: it is mine.

3 And Moses said unto the people, Remember this day, in which ye came out from Egypt, out of the house of bondage; for by strength of hand the LORD brought you out from this place: there shall no leavened bread be eaten.

4 This day came ye out, in the month Abib.

5 And it shall be, when the LORD shall bring thee into the land of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, which het sware unto thy fathers to give thee, a land flowing with milk and honey, that thou shalt keep this service in this month.

6 Seven days" thou shalt eat unleaven ed bread, and in the seventh day shall be a feast to the LORD.

7 Unleavened bread shall be eaten seven days and there shally no leavened bread be seen with thee; neither shall there be leaven seen with thee in all thy quarters.

8 And thou shalt shew thy son" in that day, saying, This is done because of that which the LORD did unto me when I came forth out of Egypt.

9 And it shall be for a sign unto thee upon thine hand, and for a memorial between thine eyes; that the LORD's law may Ge. 15. 13. be in thy mouth: for with a strong hand hath the LORD brought thee out of Egypt. 10 Thou shalt therefore keep this ordinanced in his season from year to year.

Ac. 7. 6.
Ga. 3. 17.

a ch.12.14,24. a night of

observa-
tions.

e De. 16. 1, 6. cause to pass over.

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

The Pillar of Cloud and Fire.

EXODUS, XIV.

thou hast; the males shall be the LORD's. 13 And every firstling of an ass thou shalt redeem with a lamb; and if thou wilt not redeem it, then thou shalt break his neck: and all the firstborn of man among thy children shalt thou redeem.

B. C. 1491.

Bor, kid.
a De. 6. 20.
Jos. 4. 6, 21.

14 And it shall be, when thy sona ask-y to morrow. eth thee in time to come, saying, What Jos. 24. 7. is this? that thou shalt say unto him, By strength of hand the LORD brought us out from Egypt, from the house of bondage:

15 And it came to pass, when Pharaoh would hardly let us go, that the LORD slew all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both the firstborn of man, and the firstborn of beast: therefore I sacrifice to the LORD all that openeth the matrix, being males; but all the firstborn of my children I redeem.

16 And it shall be for a token upon thine 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 Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the peoples repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt:

18 But God led the people about, through the way of the wilderness of the Red sea. And the children of Israel went up Sharnessed out of the land of Egypt.

19 And Moses took the bones of Joseph with him; for he had straitly sworn the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you; and ye shall carry up my bones away hence with you.

20 And they took their journey from Succoth, and encamped in Etham, in the edge of the wilderness.

21 And the LORD went before themm by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night:

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

CHAPTER XIV.

AND the LORD spake unto Moses,

saying,

2 Speak unto the children of Israel, that they turn and encamp before Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, over against Baal-zephon: before it shall ye encamp by the sea.

C

Ne. 9. 9.
Ps. 34. 17.
106. 44.
107. 6.

chap. 5. 21.

6.9.

d De. 26. 8.

e Nu. 14. 9.
De. 20. 3.
2 Ki. 6. 16.
2Ch.20.15,17
Ps. 27. 1, 2.
46. 1..3.
Is.41.10..14

& or, for

whereas ye
have seen
the Egyp-
tians to
day.

ƒ De. 1. 30.
3. 22.
20. 4.
Jos. 10. 14.
23. 3, 10.

2 Ch.20. 29.
Ne. 4. 20.
Is. 30. 15.

ch.14.11,12.
Nu. 14.1..4.
h De. 17. 16.
De. 32. 10.

Cor, by five
in a rank.

Ge. 50. 25.
Jos. 24. 32.

Ac. 7. 16.

Nu. 33. 6.
m Nu.9.15..23

10. 34.

14. 14. De. 1. 33.

Pharaoh pursues the Israelites.

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 Baal-zephon.

10 And when Pharaoh drew nigh, the children of Israel lifted up their eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians marched after them; and they were sore afraid: and the children of Israel cried out unto the LORD.

11 And they said unto Moses, Because there were no graves in Egypt, hast thou taken us away to die in the wilderness? wherefore hast thou dealt thus with us, to carry us forth out of Egypt?

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.

13 And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which he will shew to you to day: for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to day, ye shall see them again no more for ever.

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

15 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 rod, and stretch out thine 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 horsemen.

18 And the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I have gotten me honour upon Pharaoh, upon his chariots, and upon his horsemen.

19 And the angel" of God, which went before the camp of Israel, removed and went behind them; and the pillar of the cloud went from before their face, and stood behind them:

20 And it came between the camp of Ne.9.12,19. the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness to them, but it gave light by night to these: so that the one came not near the other all the night.

Ps. 78. 14.
99.7.
105. 39.
Is. 4. 5.

1 Co. 10. 2.
Re. 10. 1.

3 For Pharaoh will say of the childrenn Nu. 20. 16. of Israel, They are entangled in the land, Is. 63.9. the wilderness hath shut them in.

4 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, that he shall follow after them: and I will be honoured upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host; that the Egyptians may know that I am the LORD. And they did so.

5 And it was told the king of Egypt that the people fled: and the heart of Pharaoh and of his servants was turned against the people, and they said, Why have we done this, that we have let Israel go from serving us?

6 And he made ready his chariot, and took his people with him:

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

8 And the LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pursued after the children of Israel: and the children of Israel went out with an high* hand.

• Nu. 33. 7.

r Je. 44. 1.

q Ps. 3. 2.

21 And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sear dry land, and the waters were divided.

22 And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: and the waters were a wall unto them on Je.20.10,11. their right hand and on their left.

71. 11.

r Jos. 3. 16.
4. 23.
Ps. 66. 6.

ch.4.21, &c.
t1 Co. 10. 1.
He. 11. 29.
u Ps. 105. 25.
w chap. 15. 4.

or, and

made them to go heavily. Nu. 33. 3.

De. 26. 8.

23 And the Egyptians pursued, and went in after them to the midst of the sea, even all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen.

24 And it came to pass, that in the morn ing watch the LORD looked unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians,

25 And took off their chariot wheels, that they drave them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD fighteth for them against the Egyptians.

26 And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand over the sea, that

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