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dorn before his face; and they said, Behold, the third generation : the children also of ne ke thy servants.

Machir, the son of Manasseh, were brought 19 And Joseph said unto them, Fear not;sup upon Joseph's knees. for aml in the place of God?

24 And Joseph said unto his brethren, I But as for you, ye thought evil against die; and God will surely, visit you, and ne: but God meant it unto good, to bring to bring you out of this land unto the lard nos, as it is this day, to save much people which he sware to Abraham, to Isanc, ant slive.

to Jacob. 21 Now therefore fear ye not: I will nou- 25 And Joseph took an oath of the clil. rist you, and your little ones. And he com-dren of Israel, saying, God will surely visit forted ther, and spake kindly unto them. you, and ye shu! carry up my bones from

1 Aud Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he and hence. his father's house : and Joseph lived an hun- 26 1 So Joseph died, being an hundred and dred and ten years.

ten years old : and they embalmed him, and 23 And Joseph saw Ephraim's children of he was put in a coffin in Egypt.

1 The Second Book of Moses, called EXODUS.
CHAP. I.

17 But the midwives feared God, and did TOW these are the names of the children of not as the king of Egypt commanded them, nan and his household came with Jacob. 18 And the king of Egypt called for the

2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, midwives, and said unto them, Why have 3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, ye done this thing, and have saved the men. 4 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Aslier. children alive? 5 And ail the souls that came out of the 19 And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, ains of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph Because the Hebrew women are not as the was in F.gypt already.

Egyptian women; for they are lively, and are 6 And Joseph died, and ell bis breidren, deliverederethe midwives come in unto them and all that generation.

20 Thercfore God deall weil with the mid7 And the children of Israel were fruitful, wives: and the people muliplied, and waxed ind increased abundantly, and multiplied, very mighty. ond waxed exceeding mighty; and die land 21 And it came to pass, because the midtras filled with them.

wives feared God, that he made them houses, 8! Now there arose up a new king over 22 And Pharaoh charged all his people say. Egypt, which knew not Joseph.

ing, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the 9 And he said unto his people, Behold, the river, and every daughter ye shall save alive. me vple of the children of Israel are more and

CHÁP. II. Bigtitier then we. Jo Come on, let us deal wisely with thein; ANDdlicre went a man of the house of T.evi

and took to wife a daughter of I.evi. est they inultiply, and it come to pass, thal, 2 And the woman conceived, and bare a when there falleth out any war, they join also son: and when she saw him that he was a into our enemies, and fight against us, and goodly child, she hid him three months. u get them up out of the land.

3 Am when she could not longer lide lim, il Therefore they did set over them task. she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and nacters in afflict them with their burdens. Jaubed it with slime and with pitch, and put And they built for Pharaoh treasure-cities, the child therein; and she laid it in the fags Pitbom and Raamses.

by the river's brink, 12 But the more they aMicted them, the * And his sister stood afar off, to wit what more they multiplied and grew. And they would be done to him. were grieved because of the children of Israel. 5 [ And the daughter of Pharaoh caine

13 And the Egyptians made the children down to wash herself at the river; and her of Israel to serve with rigour.

maidens walked along by the river's sicie: 14 And they made their lives bitter with and when she saw the ark among the flags, bard bondage, in mortar, and in Erick, and she sent ber maid to fetch it. in all manner of service in the field: all their 6 And when she had opened it, she saw the service, wherein they made them serve, was child: and, behold, the babe wept. And she wiib rigour.

had compassion on him, and said, 'This is one 15 | And the king of Egypt spake to the 'of the Hebrews' children. Hlebrew inidwives; (of which the name of 7 Then said his sister to Pharaoli's daughthe one wus Shiplurali, and the name of the ter, Shall I go and call to thee a nurse of the other Puah;)

Hebrew women, that she may nurse the 16 And he said, When ye do the office of child for thee? a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see 8 And Pharaoh's doughter said to her, Go. them upon the stools, if it he a son, then ye And the maid vent and called the child's shall kill him; but if it be a daughter, lisen she mother. cenil live.

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14 ! Issaclior is a strong ass couching physicians to enbalm his father : and the down between two burdens:

physicians embalmed Israel. 15 And he saw that rest was good, and the 3 And forty days were fulfilled for him, land that it was pleasant; and bowed his for so are fulfilled the days of those which shoulder to bear, and became a sertant unto are embalmed: and the Egyptians inourned tribute,

for him threescore and len days. 16 1 Dan shall judge his people, as one of 4 4 And when the days of his rouring the tribes of Israel.

were past, Joseph spake unto the bouse or 17 Dan shall be a serpent hy the way, an Pharaoh, saying, If now I have find grace adder in the path, that bíteth the horse-heeis, in your eyes, speak, I pray yo!, ir. the ears so that his rider shall fall backward. of Pharaoh, saying,

181 nave waited for thy salvation, O Lord. 5 My father made me swear, saying, Io,

19 1 Gad, a troop shall overcome him; but I die: in my grave which I have digged for he shall overcome at the last.

me in the land of Canaan, there si alt thou 20 $ Out of Asher bis bread shall be fat, bury me. Now therefore lot nie go up, and he shall yield royal dainties.

pray thee, and bury my father, and I will 1 1 Naphtali is a bind let loose: he giv- come again. eih goodly words.

6 And Pharaoh said, go up and bury thy 22 ! Joseph is a fruitsul bough, eren a father, according as he made thee swear. fruitful bough by a well, whose branches 7 And Joseph went up to bury his father; run over the wall.

and with bin went up all the servants of 3 The archers have sorely grieved him, Pharaoh, the elders of his house, and all the and shot at him, and hated him:

elders of the land of Egypl, 24 but his bow abode in strength, and the 8 And all the house of Joseph and his arms of his hands were made strong by the brethren, and his father's house : only their bands of the mighty God of Jacob? (from little ones, and their docks, and their herds, thence is the Shepherd the stone of Israel :) they left in the land of Goshen.

25 Even by the God of thy father, who 9 And there went up with him both cha. shall help thee; and by the Almigluy, who riots and horsemen; and it was a very great snall bless thée with blessings of heaven company. Rbove, blessings of the deep that lieth under, 10 And they came to the thrashing-floor nlessings of the breasts and of tlie womb : of Atad, wliicli is beyond Jordan ; and there

26 The blessings of thy father bave pre- they mourued with a great and very sore vailed above the blessings of my progenitors lamentation : and lie made a mourning for unto the utinost bound of the everlasting his father seven days. hills : they shall be on the head of Josephi, Il And when thie inhabitants of the land, and on the crown of the lead of him that the Canaanites, saw the mourning in the was separate from lois bretliren.

Aoor of Alad, they said, This is a grievous 27 Benjamir shall ravin as a wolf : in mourning to the Egyptians : wherefore the the morning lue shall dlevour the prey, and äl name of it was called Abel-mizrajın, which night he shall divide the spoil.

is beyond Jorden. 28 | All these are the twelve tribes of lä- 12 And his sons did unto liim according as rael : and this is it that their father spake he cominunded them : unto them, and blessed them; every one ac. 13 For lois sous carried him into the land cording to his blessing he blessed them. of Canaan, and buried bim in the cave of the

29 And he charged tbem, and said unto field of Maciipelah, whichi Abraham bought them, I am to be galliered unto my people: will the field, for a possession of a luirving. bury me with my fathers in the cave that is place, of Epliron the Hittite, before Mamre. in the fieid of Ephron the Hittite ;

14! And Joseplı returned into Egypt, he, 30 Jo the cave that is in the field of Mach- and his brethren, and all that went up with pelab, which is !»efore Mamre, in the laud liim to bury liis fällier, after be liad buried of Canaan, which Abrahain bouglit with his fatlier. the field of Ephron the Hiulite, for a posses- 15 11 And wien Joseph's brethren saw. Esn of a burying place.

that their father was dead, they said, Joseph 31 There they buried Abraham and Sarul will peradventure liate us, and will cer. bis wife; there they buried Isaac and Re- tainly requite us all uie evil which we did skah his wife ; and there I buried Lenh. unto hiin.

32 The purchase of the field, and of the 16 And they sent a messenger unto Jo eave that is tiserein, was from the children of sephi, saying, Thy failier did command beHeth.

fore he died, saying, 33 And when Jacob had made an end of 17 So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, commanding his sons, le gathered up bis I pray thee now, the trespass of thy bre. seet into the bed, and yielded up the ghost, thren, and their sin; for they did unto thee and was gadhered unto his people evil : and now, we pray thee, forgive the CHAP. L.

trespass of the servants of the God of thy ND Joseph fell upon his father's face, father. And Josepla wept when they spake

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down before his face; and they said, Behold, the third generation : the children also of we le thy servants.

Machir, the son of Manasseh, were brought 19 and Joseph said unto them, Fear not; up upon Joseph's knees. for am I in the place of God?

24 And Joseph said unto his brethren, I But as for you, ye thought evil against die; and God will surely, visit you, and ne; but God meant it unto good, to bring to bring you out of this land unto the lard me, as it is this day, 19 save much people which hie sware to Abraham, to Isanc, ant alive.

to Jacob. !I Now therefore fear ye not: I will nou- 25 And Joseph took an oath of the cl.it. rish you, and your little ones. And he com-dren of Israel, saying, God will surely visit forted thera, and spake kindly unto them. you, and ye shall carry up my bones from

Aud Joseph dwelt in Egypt, he and hence. his father's house : and Joseph lived an hun- 26 fi So Joseph died, being an hundred and dred and ten years.

ten years old : and they embalmed him, and 23 And Joseph saw Ephraim's children of he was put in a coffin in Egypt.

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I The Second Book of Moses, called EXODUS.
CHAP. I.

17 But thie midwives feared God, and did NO TOW these are the names of the children of not as the king of Egypt commanded them,

Israel, which cane into Egypt; every but saved the inen-ciuildren alive. nan and his household came with Jacob. 18 And tlie king of Egypt called for the

2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, inidwives, and said unto them, Why have 3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, ye done "his thing, and have saved the men. 4 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. children alive? 5 And ail the souls that came out of the 19 And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, oins of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph Because the Hebrew women are not as the was in F.gypt already.

Egyptian women; for they are lively, and are 6 And Joseph died, and ell bis breidren, deliverederethe midwives come in unto them and all that generation.

20 Thercfore God dealt weil with the mid7. And the children of Israel were fruitful, wives: and the people muliplied, and waxed ind increased abundantly, and multiplied, very mighty. ind waxed exceeding mighty; and the land 21 And it came to pass, because the midwas filled with them.

wives feared God, that he made theni houses. 8 ! Now there arose up a new king over 22 And Pharaoh charged all his people say. 1 Egype,

which knew not Soseph. ing, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the And he said unto his people, Behold, the river, and every daugliter ye sliall save alive. Keple of the children of Israel are more and

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and took to wife a daughter of Levi. est they multiply, and it come to pass, that, 2 And the woman conceived, and bare a when there falleti out any war, they join also son: and when she saw him that lie was a into our enemies, and fight againsi us, and goodly child, she hid him three months. v get them up out of the land.

3 An when she could not longer bide liim, ỉ Therefore they did set over them task- she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and nasters to amict llem with their burdens. Jaubed it with slime and with pitch, and put And they built for Pharaoh treasure-cities, the child therein; and she laid it in the fags Pithom and Raamses.

by the river's brink. 12 But the more they aMicted them, the '4 And his sister stood afar off, to wit what nore they multiplied and grew. And they would be done to him. were grieved because of the children of Israel. 5 | And the danghter of Pharaoh caine

13 And the Egyptians made the children down to wash herself at the river; and hier of Israel to serve with rigour.

maidens walked along by the river's side: 14 And they made their lives bitter with and when she saw the ark among the fings, bard bondage, in morlar, and in trick, and she sent her maid to fetch it. in all manner of service in the field: all their 6 And when she had opened it, she saw the service, wherein they made them serve, was child: and, behold, the babe wept. And she wiib rigour.

had compassion on him, and said, 'This is one 15 1 And the king of Egypt spake lo the 'of the Hebrews' children. Hebrew inidwives ; Pof which the name of 7 Thien said his sister to Pharaoh's daughthe one wus Shiplurali, and the name of the ter, Shall I go and call to thee a nurse of the other Puah :)

Hebrew women, that she may nurse the 16 And he said, When ye dɔ the office of child for thee? a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see 8 And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Go. them upon the stools, if it be a son, then ye And the maid vient and called the child's shall kill him; but if it be a daughter, then she mother. stall livs.

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Take this child away, and nurse it for me, burned witu nre, and the oush or is not con and I will give thee thy wages. And the sumed. woman took the child, and nursed it.

3 And Muses said, I will cow lurii esile 10 And the chill grew, and she brought anu see this great sight, wliy tie bush is no him vuito Pharaoh's caugliter, and lie became burnt. ber son. And slie called his name Moses: and 4 And when the LORD saw that he turned she said, Becsuse i drew him out of the water. aside t) see, God called uuio him out of the

Il ! And it came to pass in those days, midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. when Moses was grown, that lie went out And he said, Here am I. unto his bretliren, and looked on their bur- 5 And he said, Draw not nigh bither : put ders : and he spied an Egyptian smiling an off thy shoes from off thy feet; for the place Hebrew, one of his brethren.

whercon thou standest is holy ground. 12 And he looked this way and that way, 6 Moreover he said, I am the God of thy and when he saw that there was no man, he father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand. and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his

13 And when he went out the second day, face , for he was afraid to look upon God. behold, two ir 20 of the Hebrewsstrove toge- 74 And the LORD said, I have surely seen Nier: and he said to him that did the wrong, che affliction of my people which are in E Wherefore smitest diou thy fellow? gypt, and have heard their cry by reason of

14 And he said, Who made thee a prince their taskmasters; for I know their sorrow3 and a judge over us? Intendest thou io kill 8 And I am come down to deliver them c-ut me, as thou killedst the Egyptian? And Moses of the land of the Egyptians, and to bring feared, and said, Surely this thing is known them up out of that land unto a good land

15 Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he and a large, untoa land flowing with milk and sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from honey; unto the place of the Canaanites, and the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land the Liitiles, and the Amorites, and the Pe of Midian: and he sat down by a well. rizzites, and the Hiviles, and the Jebušiles.

16 Now the priest of Midian had seven 9 Now therefore, behold, the cry of the daughters : and they came and drew water, children of Israel is come unto me: and I and filled the trougtis to water their father's have also seen the oppression wherewith ihe flock.

Egyptians oppress them. 17 And the shepherdscame and drove them 10 Come now therefore, and will send away: but Moses stood up and helped them, thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayest bring and watered their rock.

forth my people the children of Israel oui of 18 And when they came to Reuel their Egypl. father, he said, How is it thai ye are come so 11 1 And Moses said unto God, Who am soon to-day?

1, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and that I 19 And they said, An Egyptian delivered us should bring fuith the children of Israel out out of the hand of the shepherds,and also drew of Egyp? water enough for us, and watered the flock. 13 And he said, Certainly! will be with

20 And lie said unto his daughters, And Llice; and this shall be a token unto thee that Where is he? why is it that ye liave left the I have sent thee: When thou hast brougiat inan? call hin, dat he may eat bread. forth the people out of Egypt, ye shall serve

21 And Moses was content to dwell with God upon this mountain. the man: and he gave Moses Zipporal his 13 And Moses said unto God, Behull, daughter.

uchen I come unto the children of Israel, and 23 And she bare him a son, and lie called shall say unto them, The God of your fathers bis name Gershom; for he said, I have been hath sent n'e unto you ; and they shall say a stranger in a strange land.

to me, What is liis name? what shall I say 23 1 And it came to pass in process of unto them? time, that the king of Egypt died: and the 14 And God said unto Moses, I AVI cnildren of Israel sighed by reason of the THAT I AM: and be said, Thus shalt thou Londage, and they cried; and their cry came say unto the children of Israel, I AM bath up unto God, lıy reason of the bondage. sent me unto you.

24 And God heard their groaning, and 15 1 And God said moreover unto Moses, God remembered his covenant with Abra- Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Isbem, with Isaac, and with Jucob.

rael, The Lord God of your fathers, the 25 And God looked upon the children of God of Abraham, the God of isaac, and the Israel, and God had respect unto them. God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you: this CHAP. III.

is my name for ever, and this is my meinuOW

colore nerationis fither-in-law, the priest of Midian; and 16 Go, and gather the elders of Israel to he led the flock to the back-side of the de- gether, and say unto them, The Lorr God sert, and came to the mountain of God, even of your fathers, the God of Abraham, of I to išoreb.

saac, and of Jacob, appeared unto me, say 2 And the Angel of the Lord appeared un- ing, I bave surely ýmited you, and seen ibar to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a which is done to :...... Egypt:

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but of the amiction of Egypt unto the land, Lord, I am not eloquent, nei!l.er heret fora at the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the nor since thou hast spoken usw thy servant : Amorites, and the Perizziles, and he Hivites, but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue. 991 the Jubusites, unto a land Aowing with 11 And the Lord said unto him, Who hath milk and honey.

made man's mouth? or who maketh the 13. And they shall bearken to thy voive: dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? ind thou shall come, thou and the elders of have not I the LORD. Israel, unto the king of Egypt, and ye shall 12 Now therefore go, and I will be with thy tar unto him, The Lord God of the Hebrews mouth, and teach thee what thou shall say. bath met with us : and now let us go, we be- 13 And he said, O my Lord, send, I pray wech thee, three days' journey into the wil. thee, by the liand of him whom thou wilt dernes, that we may sacrifice to the LORD send. sur God.

14 And the anger of the Lord was kind. 194 And I am sure that the king of Egypt led against Moses, and be saidl, Is not Aaron will not let you go, no, not by a mighty hand, the Levite thy brother? I know that he can

20 And I will stretch oui my hand, and speak well. And also, behold, he cometh mute Egypt with all my wonders which 1 forth to meet thee: and when he seeth thee, will do in Ihe inidst tereof: and after that he he will be glad in his lieart. will let you

15 And thou shait speak unto him, and put 21 And I will give this people savour in the words in his mouth : and I will be with ihy might of the Egyptians: and it shall come to mouth, and with his mouth, and will teach pase, that, when yego, ye shall not go empty: you what ye shall do.

22 But every woman shall borrow of her 16 And he shall be thy spokesman into the peighbour, and of her that sojourneth in lier people: and he shall be, even he shall be to bouse, jewels of silver, and je vels of gold, thee instead of a mouth, and thou shalt be o und raiment: and ye shall put them upon your him instead of God. tons, and upon your daugliters; and ye shall 17 And thou shalt take this rod in tino yroil the Egyptians.

band, wherewith thou shalt do signs. CHAP. IV.

18 1 And Moses went and returned to ND Moses answered and said, But, be- Jethro his father. in-law, and said unto lim, marken unto my voire: for they will say, breihren which are in Egypt, and see wlie. the LORD hath not appeared unto thee. ther they be yet alive. And Jethro said to

2 And the LORD said unto him, What is Moses, Go in peace. bat in thine hand? And he said, A rod. 19 And the Lord said unto Moses in Mi.

3 And he said, Cası it on the ground. And dian, Go, return into Egypt: for all the men le cast it on the ground, and it became a are dead which sought iny life. Despeit; and Moses fled from before it. 20 And Moses took his wife and his sons,

4 And the LORD said unto Moses, Put and set them upon an ass, and he returned to fonla thine hand, and take it by the tail. And the land of Egypt. And Moses tovk the rod be put forth his hand and caught it, and it lof God in his land. became a rod in lois band:

21 | And the Lond said unto Moses, Wnca ö That iney may believe that the LORD thou goest to return into Egypt, see that thing God of their fathers, the God of Abraham, do all those wonders before l'harsoli wekil l.e God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath have put in thine hand: but I williarden siis appeared wito thee.

heart, that he shall not let the pople go. 6. And the LORD caid furthermore unto 22 And thou shall say unto l'heraon. Thus bin. Put now thine hand into thy bosom. saith the LORD, Israel is my soul, eren my And he put his liand into his bosom; and tryl-born. when he took it out, behold, his hand was 23 And I say upto thee, Let my son go, be prous ax snow.

that he may serve ine: and if thou'refusenio *7 And he said, Put thine hand into thy let him go, behold, I will slay Lby soh, 672 n bop na agnin. And he put his hand into luís thy first-born. aksom again; and plucked it out of his bo- 24 1 And it came tu pass liy the way in die Bom, and, beluld, it was turned again as his inn, that the Lord irer him, and sought ic ether flesh.

kili him. And it shall come to pass, if they will 25 Then Zipporah took a sharp stone, an! Dit believe uice, neither hearken to the voice cut ofl' the foreskin of her son, and cast it at of the firxt sign, that they will believe the his feet, and said, Surely a bloody husband voice of the latter sign.

art hou to me. And it shall come to pass, if they will 26 So he let him go : then she said, A not helieve also those two signs, neither beark- bloody husband thou art, because of the cir. en urto thy voice, that thou shall take of the cumcision. water of the river, and pour it upon the dry 27 4 And the Lord said to Aaron, Go inio land : and die water, which thou takest out the wilderness to meet Moses. And he went, of the river, shall become bloud upon the dry and met him in the mount of God, and kiss. hind.

led him. 101 And Moses said unto the LORD, O m.;;! 28 Sud Moses told Aaron all the words of

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