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The rite of the passover.

EXODUS. The Israelites go out of Egypt. 16 And in the first day there shall be your children shall say unto you,

What an holy convocation, and in the seventh mean ye by this service ? day there shall be an holy convocation 27 That ye shall say, It is the sato you: no manner of work shall be crifice of the Lord's passover, who done in them, save that which every passed over the houses of the children man must eat, that only may be done of Israel in Egypt, when he smote the

Egyptians, and delivered our houses. 17 And ye shall observe the feast And the people bowed the head and of unleavened bread; for in the self- worshipped. same day have I brought your armies 28 And the children of Israel went out of the land of Egypt: therefore away, and did as the Lord had comshall ye observe this day in your gene- manded Moses and Aaron, so did they. rations by an ordinance for ever. 29 | And it came to pass, that at

18 | In the first month, on the four- midnight the Lord smote all the firstteenth day of the month at even, ye born in the land of Egypt, from the shall eat unleavened bread, until the one firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his and twentieth day of the month at even throne, unto the firstborn of the cap

19 Seven days shall there be no tive that was in the dungeon; and all leaven found in your houses : for who- the firstborn of cattle. soever eateth that which is leavened, 30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, even that soul shall be cut off from the he, and all his servants, and all the congregation of Israel, whether he be Egyptians; and there was a great cry a stranger, or born in the land.

in Egypt: for there was not a house 20 Ye shall eat nothing leavened: in where there was not one dead. all your

habitations shall ye eat un 31 | And he called for Moses and leavened bread.

Aaron by night, and said, Rise up, and 21 | Then Moses called for all the get you forth from among my people, elders of Israel, and said unto them, both ye and the children of Israel: and Draw out, and take you a lamb, ac go, serve the LORD, as ye have said. cording to your families, and kill the 32 Also take your flocks and your passover.

herds, as ye have said, and be gone: 22 And ye shall take a bunch of and bless me also. hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is 33 And the Egyptians were urgent in the basin, and strike the lintel and upon the people, that they might send the two side posts with the blood that them out of the land in haste; for they is in the basin; and none of you said, We be all dead men. shall go out at the door of his house 34 And the people took their dough until the morning.

before it was leavened, their kneading 23 For the LORD will pass through troughs being bound up in their clothes to smite the Egyptians; and when he upon their shoulders. seeth the blood upon the lintel, and 35 And the children of Israel did acon the two side posts, the LORD will cording to the word of Moses; and pass over the door, and will not suffer they borrowed of the Egyptians jew the destroyer to come in unto your els of silver, and jewels of gold, and houses to smite you.

raiment: 24 And ye shall observe this thing 36 And the Lord gave the people for an ordinance to thee and to thy favour in the sight of the Egyptians, sons for ever.

so that they lent unto them such things 25 And it shall come to pass, when as they required : and they spoiled ye be come to the land which the the Egyptians. LORD will give you, according as he 37 [ And the children of Israel jourhath promised, that ye shall keep this neyed" from Rameses to Succoth, service.

about six hundred thousand on foot 26 And it shall come to pass, when I that were men, beside children.

The ordinance of the passover.

CHAP. XIII. The firstborn sanctified to God. 38 And a mixed multitude went up children of Israel out of the land of also with them; and flocks, and herds, Egypt by their armies. even very much cattle.

CHAP. XIII. 39 And they baked unleavened cakes

1 The firstborn are sanctified to God. 3 The of the dough which they brought forth

memorial of the passover is commanded. 11 out of Egypt, for it was not leaven The firstlings of beasts are set apart. 17 The

Israelites go out of Egypt, and carry Joseph's ed: because they were thrust out of

bones with them. 20 They come to Etham, Egypt, and could not tarry, neither 21 God guideth them by a pillar of a cloud, had they prepared for themselves any and a pillar of fire. victual.

And the LORD spake unto Moses, 40 Now the sojourning of the saying, children of Israel who dwelt in Egypt, 2 Sanctify unto me all the firstborn, was four hundred and thirty years. whatsoever openeth the womb among

41 And it came to pass, at the end the children of Israel, both of man and of the four hundred and thirty years, of beast: it is mine. even the selfsame day it came to pass, 3 | And Moses said unto the peothat all the hosts of the LORD went ple, Remember this day, in which ye out from the land of Egypt.

came out from Egypt, out of the house 42 It is a night to be much observed of bondage; for by strength of hand unto the Lord, for bringing them out the Lord brought you out from this from the land of Egypt: this is that place : there shall no leavened bread night of the LORD to be observed of be eaten. all the children of Israel in their ge 4 This day came ye out in the month nerations.

Abib. 43 | And the LORD said unto Mo 5 | And it shall be when the LORD ses and Aaron, This is the ordinance shall bring thee into the land of the of the passover: there shall no stran- Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the ger eat thereof:

Amorites, and the Hivites, and the Je44 But every man's servant that is busites, which he sware unto thy fabought for money, when thou hast cir- thers to give thee, a land flowing with cumcised him, then shall he eat thereof. milk and honey; that thou shalt keep

45 A foreigner and a hired servant this service in this month. shall not eat thereof.

6 Seven days thou shalt eat un46 In one house shall it be eaten; leavened bread, and in the seventh day thou shalt not carry forth aught of the shall be a feast to the LORD. flesh abroad out of the house : neither 7 Unleavened bread shall be eaten sball ye break a bone thereof. seven days: and there shall no leaven

47 All the congregation of Israel ed bread be seen with thee, neither shall keep it.

shall there be leaven seen with thee 48 And when a stranger shall so- in all thy quarters. journ with thee, and will keep the pass 8 And thou shalt shew thy son in over to the Lord, let all his males be that day, saying, This is done because circumcised, and then let him come of that which the Lord did unto me near and keep it; and he shall be as when I came forth out of Egypt. one that is born in the land: for no un 9 And it shall be for a sign unto circumcised person shall eat thereof. thee upon thine hand, and for a me

49 One law shall be to him that is morial between thine eyes; that the homeborn, and unto the stranger that Lord's law may be in thy mouth : for sojourneth among you.

with a strong hand hath the Lord 50 Thus did all the children of Is- brought thee out of Egypt. rael, as the LORD commanded Mo 10 Thou shalt therefore keep this orses and Aaron, so did they.

dinance in his season from year to year. 51 And it came to pass the selfsame 11 | And it shall be when the Lord day, that the LORD did bring the shall bring thee into the land of the

The Israelites go out of Egypt. EXODUS, Pharaoh pursueth after them. Canaanites, as he sware unto thee and of fire, to give them right: to go by to thy fathers, and shall give it thee; day and night.

12 That thou shalt set apart unto 22 He took not away the pillar of the LORD all that openeth the matrix, the cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire and every firstling that cometh of a by night, from before the people. beast which thou hast, the males shall

CHAP. XIV. be the LORD's.

I God instructeth the Israelites in their journey. 13 And every firstling of an ass thou

5 Pharaoh pursueth after them. 10 The Is. shalt redeem with a lamb; and if thou ruelites murmur. 13 Moses comforteth them.

15 God instructeth Moses. 19 The cloud rewilt not redeemit, then thou shalt break

moveth behind the camp. 21 The Israelites his neck: and all the firstborn of man

pass through the Red sea, 23 which drowneth among thy children shalt thou redeem. the Egyptians.

14 And it shall be when thy son And the LORD spake unto Moses, asketh thee in time to come, saying, saying, What is this ? that thou shalt


unto 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, him, By strength of hand the Lord that they turn and encamp before Pibrought us out from Egypt, from the hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, house of bondage:

over against Baal-zephon: before it 15 And it came to pass, when Pha- shall ye encamp by the sea. raoh would hardly let us go, that the 3 For Pharaoh will say of the childLORD slew all the firstborn in the land ren of Israel, They are entangled in the of Egypt, both the firstborn of man, land, the wilderness hath shut them in. and the firstborn of beast: therefore 4 'And I will harden Pharaoh's I sacrifice to the LORD all that open-heart, that he shall follow after them; eth the matrix, being males; but all and I will be honoured upon Pha. the firstborn of my children 1 redeem. raoh, and upon all his host; that the

16 And it shall be for a token upon Egyptians may know that I am the thine hand, and for frontlets between LORD. And they did so. thine eyes: for by strength of hand the 5 And it was told the king of Egypt LORD brought us forth out of Egypt. that the people fled: and the heart of

17 9 And it came to pass, when Pha- Pharaoh and of his servants wasturned raoh had let the people go, that God against the people, and they said, Why led them not through the way of the have we done this, that we have let land of the Philistines, although that Israel go from serving us? was near; for God said, Lest perad 6 And he made ready his chariot, venture the people repent when they and took his people with him: see war, and they return to Egypt: 7 And he took six hundred chosen

19 But God led the people about, chariots, and all the chariots of Egypt, through the way of the wilderness of and captains over every one of them, the Red sea : and the children of Is 8 And the LORD hardened the heart rael went up harnessed out of the land of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he of Egypt.

pursued after the children of Israel : 19 And Moses took the bones of Jo- and the children of Israel went out scph with him: for he had straitly with an high hand. sworn the children of Israel, saying, 9 But the Egyptians pursued after God will surely visit you; and ye shall them (all the horses and chariots of carry up my bones away hence with Pharaoh, and his horsemen, and his you.

army) and overtook them encamping 20 9 And they took their journey by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, before from Succoth, and encamped in Etham, Baal-zephon. in the edge of the wilderness.

10 And when Pharaoh drew righ, 21 And the LORD went before them the children of Israel lifted up their by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead eyes, and Behold, the Egyptians them the way; and by night in a pillar I marched after them; and they were

Moses commanded to divide the sea. CHAP. XV. The Egyptians drowned. sore afraid: and the children of Israel sea to go back by a strong east wind cried out unto the LORD.

all that night, and made the sea dry 11 And they said unto Moses, Be- land, and the waters were divided. cause there were no graves in Egypt, 22 And the children of Israel went hast thou taken us away to die in the into the midst of the sea upon the dry wilderness? Wherefore hast thou dealt ground: and the waters were a wall thus with us, to carry us forth out of unto them on their right hand, and on Egypt?

their left. 12 Is not this the word that we did 23 And the Egyptians pursued, tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let us and went in after them, to the midst of alone, that we may serve the Egyp- the sea, even all Pharaoh's horses, his tians? For it had been better for us to chariots, and his horsemen. serve the Egyptians, than that we 24 And it came to pass, that in the should die in the wilderness.

morning watch the LORD looked un13 And Moses said unto the peo- to the host of the Egyptians through ple, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and the salvation of the LORD, which he troubled the host of the Egyptians, will shew to you to day: for the Egyp 25 And took off their chariot wheels, tians whom ye have seen to day, ye that they drave them heavily: so that shall see them again no more for ever. the Egyptians said, Let us flee from

14 The LORD shall fight for you, the face of Israel; for the Lord fightand ye shall hold your peace.

eth for them against the Egyptians. 15 C And the Lord said unto Mo- 26 9 And the Lord said unto Moses, Wherefore criest thou unto me ? ses, Stretch out thine hand over the speak unto the children of Israel, that sea, that the waters may come again they go forward :

upon the Egyptians, upon their cha16 But lift thou up thy rod, and riots, and upon their horsemen. stretch out thine hand over the sea, 27 And Moses stretched forth his and divide it: and the children of Is- | hand over the sea, and the sea returned rael shall go on dry ground through to his strength when the morning apthe midst of the sea.

peared; and the Egyptians fled against 17 And I, behold, I will harden the it; and the LORD Overthrew the Egyphearts of the Egyptians, and they tians in the midst of the sea. shall follow them: and I will get me 28 And the waters returned, and honour upon Pharaoh, and upon all covered the chariots, and the horsenis host, upon his chariots, and upon men, and all the host of Pharaoh that his horsemen.

came into the sea after them : there 18 And the Egyptians shall know remained not so much as one of them. that I am the LORD, when I have got 29 But the children of Israel walked ten me honour upon Pharaoh, upon upon dry land in the midst of the sea ; his chariots, and upon his horsemen. and the waters were a wall unto them

19 And the angel of God which on their right hand, and on their left. rent before the camp of Israel, re 30 Thus the LORD saved Israel moved, and went behind them; and the that day out of the hand of the Egyppillar of the cloud went from before tians: 'and Israel saw the Egyptians their face, and stood behind them: dead upon the sea shore.

20 And it came between the camp 31 And Israel saw that great work of the Egyptians and the camp of Is- which the Lord did upon the Egyprael; and it was a cloud and darkness tians: and the people feared the LORD, to them, but it gave light by night to and believed the LORD, and his serthese: so that the one came not near vant Moses. the other all the night.

CHAP. XV. 21 And Moses stretched out his hand 1 Moses' song. 22 The people want water. 23 Fer the sea; and the LORD caused the The waters at Marah are bitter. 25 A tree


the enemy:

The song of Moses.


The people want water. sweeteneth them. 27 At Elim are twelve wells, | afraid : sorrow shall take hold on the and seventy palm trees,

inhabitants of Palestina. THEN


Moses and the children 15 Then the dukes of Edom shall be of Israel this song unto the LORD, amazed; the mighty men of Moab, and spake, saying, I will sing unto the trembling shall take hold upon them; LORD, for he hath triumphed glori- all the inhabitants of Canaan shall ously; the horse and his rider hath he melt

away. thrown into the sea.

16 Fear and dread shall fall upon 2 The LORD is my strength and them; by the greatness of thine arm song, and he is become my salvation: they shall be as still as a stone; till he is my God, and I will prepare him thy people pass over, O LORD, till the an habitation; my father's God, and people pass over, which thou hast I will exalt him.

purchased. 3 The LORD is a man of war: the 17 Thou shalt bring them in, and Lord is his name.

plant them in the mountain of thine 4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host inheritance, in the place, O LORD, hath he cast into the sea : his chosen which thou hast made for thee to captains also are drowned in the Red dwell in; in the sanctuary, O LORD,

which thy hands have established. 5 The depths have covered them : 18 The LORD shall reign for ever they sank into the bottom as a stone.

and ever. 6 Thy right hand, O Lord, is be 19 For the horse of Pharaoh went come glorious in power : thy right in with his chariots and with his horsehand, O LORD, hath dashed in pieces men into the sea, and the Lord brought

again the waters of the sea upon them: 7 And in the greatness of thine ex- but the children of Israel went on dry cellency thou hast overthrown them land in the midst of the sea. that rose up against thee: thou sent 20 | And Miriam the prophetess, est forth thy wrath, which consumed the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in them as stubble.

her hand; and all the women went 8 And with the blast of thy nostrils out after her, with timbrels, and with the waters were gathered together, the dances. floods stood upright as an heap, and 21 And Miriam answered them, the depths were congealed in the Sing ye to the Lord, for he hath triheart of the sea.

umphed gloriously: the horse and 9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I his rider hath he thrown into the sea. will overtake, I will divide the spoil: 22 So Moses brought Israel from

lust shall be satisfied upon them; the Red sea, and they went out into I will draw iny sword, mine hand shall the wilderness of Shur; and they destroy them."

went three days in the wilderness, and 10 Thou didst blow with thy wind, found no water. the sea covered them : they sank as 23 | And when they came to Malead in the mighty waters.

rah, they could not drink of the waters 11 Who is like unto thee, O LORD, of Marah ; for they were bitter: thereamong the gods ? who is like thee, fore the name of it was called Marah. glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, 24 And the people murmured against doing wonders ?

Moses, saying, What shall we drink? 12 Thou stretchedst out thy right 25 And he cried unto the LORD; and hand, the earth swallowed them. the LORD shewed him a tree, which

13 Thou in thy mercy hast led forth when he had cast into the waters, the the people which thou hast redeemed: waters were made sweet: there he thou hast guided them in thy strength made for them a statute and an ordiunto thy holy habitation.

nance, and there he proved them, 14 The people shall hear, and be 26 And said, If thou wilt diligently


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