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58 The plague of frogs,


of lice, and flies. waters that were in the river were turned || thou mayest know that there is none like into blood.

unto the LORD our God. 21 And the fish that was in the river 11 And the frogs shall depart from died; and the river stank, and the Egyp- thee, and from thy houses, and from tians could not drink of the water of the thy servants, and from thy people; they river ; and there was blood throughout shall remain in the river only. all the land of Egypt.

12 { And Moses and Aaron went out 22 And the magicians of Egypt did from Pharaoh : and Moses cried unto so with their enchantments : and Pha- | the Lord, because of the frogs which he raoh's heart was hardened, neither did | had brought against Pharaoh. he hearken unto them; as the Lord had 13 And the LORD did according to the said.

word of Moses : and the frogs died out 23 And Pharaoh turned and went into of the houses, out of the villages, and out his house, neither did he set his heart to of the fields. this also

14 And they gathered them together 24 And all the Egyptians digged round upon heaps : and the land stank. about the river for water to drink ; for 15 But when Pharaoh saw that there was they could not drink of the water of the respite, he hardened his heart, and hearkriver.

ened not unto them; as the Lord had said. 25 And seven days were fulfilled after 16 | And the LORD said unto Moses, that the LORD had smitten the river. Say unto Aaron, Stretch out thy rod, CHAP. VIII.

and sinite the dust of the land, that it 1 Frogs are sent. 16 The dust turned may become lice throughout all the land

into lice. 20 The swarms of flies. 32 | of Egypt. Pharaoh is hardened.

17 And they did so; for Aaron stretchA ,

Go unto Pharaoh, and say unto him, || the dust of the earth, and it became Thus saith the LORD, Let my people go || lice in man and in beast : all the dust of that they may serve me.

the land became lice throughout all the 2 And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, land of Egypt. I will smite all thy borders with frogs: 18 And the magicians did so with their

3 And the river shall bring forth frogs enchantments to bring forth lice, but they abundantly, which shall go up and come could not : so tiere were lice upon man, into thine house, and into thy bed-cham- and upon beast. ber, and upon thy bed, and into the 19 Then the magicians said unto Phahouse of thy servants, and upon thy peo- raoh, This is the finger of God: and ple, and into thine ovens, and into thy Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he kneading troughs:

hearkened not unto them; as the Lord 4 And the frogs shall come up both had said. on thee, and upon thy people, and upon 20 | And the LORD said unto Moses, all thy servants.

Rise up early in the morning, and stand 5 And the LORD spake unto Moses, | before Pharaoh ; (lo, he cometh forth to Say unto Aaron, Stretch forth thine hand the water) and say unto him, Thus saith with thy rod over the streams, over the the LORD, Let my people go, that they rivers, and over the ponds, and cause may serve me. frogs to come up upon the land of Egypt. 21 Else, if thou wilt not let my people

6 And Aaron stretched out hi hand go, behold, I will send swarms of flies over the waters of Egypt; and the frogs upon thee, and upon thy servants, and came up, and covered the land of Egypt. upon thy people, and into thy houses :

7. And the magicians did so with their and the houses of the Egyptians shall be enchantments, and brought up frogs up- | full of swarms of flies, and also the ground on the land of Egypt.

whereon they are. 8 1 Then Pharaoh called for Moses and 22 And I will sever in that day the Aaron, and said, Entreat the LORD that land of Goshen, in which my people he may take away the frogs from me, dwell, that no swarms of flies shall be and from my people : and I will let the there ; to the end thou mayest know that people go, that they may do sacrifice unto I am the Lord in the midst of the earth. the LORD.

23 And I will put a division between 9 And Moses said unto Pharaoh, Glo my people and thy people : to-morrow ry over me : when shall I entreat for shall this sign be. thee, and for thy servants, and for thy 24 And the LORD did so: and there people, to destroy the frogs from thee, came a grievous swarm of flies into the and thy houses, that they may remain in house of Pharaoh, and into his servants the river only ?

houses, and into all the land of Egypt : 10 And he said, Tomorrow. And he the land was corrupted by reason of the said, Be it according to thy word : that I swarm of flies.


The murrain of beasts.

CHAP. IX. The plague of boils and blains. 59 25 And Pharaoh called for Moses, and of the furnace, and let Moses sprinkle it for Aaron, and said, Go ye, sacrifice to toward the heaven in the sight of Pharaoh. Four God in the land.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

the earth. 1 The murrain of beasts. 8 The plague of 16 And in very deed for this cause have brils and blains. 22 The plague of hail. I raised thee up, for to shew in thee my HEN the LORD said unto Moses, power ; and that my name may be de

clared throughout all the earth. Thus saith the LORD God of the He- 17 As yet exaltest thou thyself against brews, Let my people go, that they may my people, that thou wilt not let them go?

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

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

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

LORD among the servants of Pharaoh 5. And the LORD appointed a set time, made his servants and his cattle flee into aying, Tomorrow the Lord shall do the houses : this thing in the land.

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

Stretch forth thine hand toward heaven, 7 And Pharaoh sent, and behold, there that there may be hajl in all the land of Ewas not one of the cattle of the Israel- gypt, upon man, and upon beast, and upites dead. And the heart of Pharaoh on every herb of the field, throughout the was hardlened, and he did not let the land of Egypt.


serve me.

died not one.

23 And Mases stretched forth his rod * And the LORD said unto Moses and toward heaven, and the LORD sent thuninto laron, Take to rou handfuls of asties der antl hail, and the fire ran along upon

peuple go.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

27 Pharaoh's heart is yet hardened. was morning, the east wind brought the A ND the LORD said unto Moses, Go locusts.

14 And the locusts went up over all ened his heart, and the heart of his | the land of Egypt, and rested in all the servants ; that I might shew these my coasts of Egypt: very grievous avere they ; signs before him :

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

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

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The plague of darkness. CHAP, 21, X11. Death of the firse-born threatened. 61

16 5 Then Pharaoh called for Moses | over, the man Moses was very great in the and Aaron in haste; and he said, I have land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's sinned against the LORD your God, and servants, and in the sight of the people. against you.

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

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

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

none like it, nor shall be like it any more. 20 But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's

7 But against any of the children of heart, so that he would not let the chil- Israel shall not a dog move his tongue, dren of Israel go.

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

22 And Moses stretched forth his hand unto me, saying, Get thee o't, and all towardheaven: and there wasathickdark- || the people that follow thee; and after that ness in all the land of Egypt three days: I will go out : and he went out from Pha

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

wonders may be multiplied in the land of 24 9 And Pharaoh called unto Moses, Egypt. and said, Go ye, serve the LORD; only

10 And Moses and Aaron did all these let your flocks and your herds be stayed: wonders before Pharaoh ; and the LORD let your little ones also go with you. hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he

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

26 Our cattle also shall go with us ; 3 The passover instiluled. 29 The first-
there shall not an hoof be lefi behind; for born are slain. 31 The Israelites are
thereof must we take to serve the LORD driven out of the land.
rur God; and we know not with what we

A must serve the LORD, until we come Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying, thither.

2 This month shall be unto you the be27 But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's ginning of months : it shall be the just heart, and he would not let them go. month of the year to you.

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

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

the lamb, let him and his neighbour next i Gail's message to the Israelites to bor- | mto his house take it according to the row jewels of their neighbours. 4. The number of the souls; every man accorddeath of the first-born threatened. ing to his eating shall make your count Ai the Lord said unto Moses, Yet for the lamb..

5 Your lamb shall be without blemisii,
Karaoh, and upon Egypt; afterwards he a male of the first year: ye shall take it
Fil let you go hence: when he shall let out from the sheep or from the goats:
You go, he shall surely thrust you out 6 And ye shall keep it up until the

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

3 And the LORD gave the people fa- upper door-post of the houses, wherein For in the sight of the Egyptians. "More- they shall eat it,

lence altogether


62 How the passover is to be kept. EXODUS.

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

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

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

side-posts, the Lord

will pass over the 11 T And thus shall ye eat it; with your door, and will not suffer the destroyer to loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and come in unto your houses to smite you. your staff in your band: and ye shall eat 24 And ye shall observe this thing for an it in haste; it is the Lord's passover.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

36 And the LORD gave the people fa211 Then Moses called for all the elders vour in the sight of the Egyptians, so that of Israel, and said unto tliem, Draw out, they lent unto them such things as they

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