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EXODUS. Pharaoh pursueth them. 17 G And it came to pass, when | 5 | And it was told the king of Pharaoh had let the people go, that Egypt that the people fled: and the God led them not through the way heart of Pharaoh and of his servants of the land of the Philistines, al was turned against the people, and though that was near; for God said, they said, Why have we done this, Lest peradventure the people re- that we have let Israel go from pent when they see war, and they serving us ? return to Egypt:

6 And he made ready his chariot, 18 But God led the people about, and took his people with him: through the way of the wilderness of 7 And he took six hundred chosen the Red sea : and the children of chariots, and all the chariots of Israel went up harnessed out of the Egypt, and captains over every one

of them. 19 And Moses took the bones of 8 And the LORD hardened the heart Joseph with him: for he had strait of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he ly sworn the children of Israel, say- pursued after the children of Israel: ing, God will surely visit you; and and the children of Israel went out ye shall carry up my bones away with a high hand.

9 But the Egyptians pursued after 20 And they took their journey from them, all the horses and chariots of Succoth, and encamped in Etham, Pharaoh, and his horsemen, and his in the edge of the wilderness. army, and overtook them encamping 21 And the LORD went before them by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, beby day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead fore Baal-zephon. them the way; and by night in a 10 And when Pharaoh drew nigh, pillar of fire, to give them light; to the children of Israel lifted up their go by day and night.

eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians 22 He took not away the pillar of marched after them; and they were the cloud by day, nor the pillar of sore afraid: and the children of Isfire by night, from before the peo- rael cried out unto the LORD. ple.

11 And they said unto Moses, CHAPTER XIV.

Because there were no graves in God instructeth the Israelites in their journey. 5 Egypt, hast thou taken us away to Pharaoh pursueth after them. 10 The Israelites die in the wilderness ? wherefore murmur. 13 Moses comforteth them. 15 God instructeth Moses. 19 The cloud removeth be hast thou dealt thus with us, to carthe Red sea, 23 The Egyplians pursuing

them ry us forth out of Egypt?

12 Is not this the word that we did AND the Lord spake unto Moses, tell these in Egypt

, saying, Let us 2 Speak unto the children of Isra- tians ? For it had been better for us el , that they turn and encamp be to serve the Egyptians, than that fore Pi-bahiroth, between Migdol we should die in the wilderness. and the sea, over against Baal-ze 13 And Moses said unto the phon: before it shall ye encamp by ple, Fear ye not, stand still, and see

the salvation of the LORD, which he 3 For Pharaoh will say of the chil- will shew to you to day: for the dren of Israel, They are entangled Egyptians whom ye have seen to in the land, the wilderness hath day, ye shall see them again no

more for ever. 4 And I will harden Pharaoh's 14 The Lord shall fight for you, heart, that he shall follow after and ye shall hold your peace. them; and I will be honoured upon 15 | And the LORD said unto MoPharaoh, and upon all his host; ses, Wherefore criest thou unto me? that the Egyptians may know that speak unto the children of Israel, I am the LORD. And they did so.

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The song of Moses. EXODUS. The people murmur.

6 Thy right hand, O Lord, is be- | in with his chariots and with his come glorious in power: thy right horsemen into the sea, and the Lord hand, O Lord, hath dashed in pieces brought again the waters of the sea

upon them; but the children of Is7 And in the greatness of thine ex- rael went on dry land in the midst cellency thou hast overthrown them of the sea. that rose up against thee: thou 20 And Miriam the prophetess, the sentest forth thy wrath, which con- sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in sumed 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, dances. the floods stood upright as a heap, 21 And Miriam answered them, and the depths were congealed in Sing ye to the LORD, for he hath the heart of the sea.

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

went three days in the wilderness, 10 Thou didst blow with thy wind, and found no water. the sea covered them: they sank as 23 And when they came to Marah, lead in the mighty waters. they could not drink of the waters of

11 Who is like unto thee, O LORD, Marah, for they were bitter: therefore among the gods ? who is like thee, the name of it was called Marah. glorious in holiness, fearful in prais- 24 And the people murmured es, doing wonders ?

against Moses, saying, What shall
12 Thou stretchedst out thy right we drink?
band, the earth swallowed them. 25 And he cried unto the LORD

13 Thou in thy mercy hast led and the LORD shewed him a tree,
forth the people which thou hast re- which when he had cast into the wa-
deemed: thou hast guided them in ters, the waters were made sweet:
thy strength unto thy holy habitation. there he made for them a statute
14 The people shall hear, and be and an ordinance, and there he
afraid: sorrow shall take hold on proved them,
the inhabitants of Palestina. 26 And said, If thou wilt diligently
15 Then the dukes of Edom shall hearken to the voice of the LORD
be amazed ; the mighty men of thy God, and wilt do that which is
Moab, trembling shall take hold right in his sight, and wilt give ear
upon them; all the inhabitants of to his commandments, and keep all

his statutes, I will put none of these
16 Fear and dread shall fall upon diseases upon thee, which I have
them; by the greatness of thine arm brought upon the Egyptians: for I
they shall be as still as a stone; till am the LORD that healeth thee.
thy people pass over, O Lord, till 27 And they came to Elim, where
the people pass over, which thou were twelve wells of water, and

threescore and ten palm trees: and 17 Thou shalt bring them in, and they encamped there by the waters. plant them in the mountain of thine inheritance, in the place, O LORD,

CHAPTER XVI. which thou hast made for thee to The Israelites come to Sin. 2 They murmur for dwell in ; in the sanctuary, O Lord, from heaven. 11 Quails are sent, 14 and man which thy hands have established.

16 Directions concerning the manna. 18 The Lord shall reign for ever

None of it found on the sabbath. 32 An omer of it is preserved.

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Quails are sent. of the children of Israel came un spake unto the whole congregation to the wilderness of Sin, which is of the children of Israel, that they between Elim and Sinai, on the looked toward the wilderness, and, fifteenth day of the second month behold, the glory of the Lord apafter their departing out of the land peared in the cloud. of Egypt.

11 | And the LORD spake unto 2 And the whole congregation of Moses, saying, the children of Israel murmured 12 I have heard the murmurings against Moses and Aaron in the of the children of Israel: speak unwilderness :

to them, saying, At even ye shall 3 And the children of Israel said eat flesh, and in the morning ye unto them, Would to God we had shall be filled with bread; and ye died by the hand of the Lord in the shall know that I am the LORD your land of Egypt, when we sat by the God. flesh pots, and when we did eat 13 And it came to pass, that at bread to the full; for ye have brought even the quails came up, and coverus forth into this wilderness, to killed the camp: and in the morning this whole assembly with hunger. the dew lay round about the host.

4 Then said the Lord unto Mo- 14 And when the dew that lay ses, Behold, I will rain bread from was gone up, behold, upon the face heaven for you; and the people of the wilderness there" lay a small shall go out and gather a certain round thing, as small as the hoar rate every day, that I may prove frost on the ground. them, whether they will walk in 15 And when the children of Ismy law, or no.

rael saw it, they said one to another, 5 And it shall come to pass, that it is manna: for they wist not what on the sixth day they shall prepare it was. And Moses said unto them, that which they bring in; and it This is the bread which the LORD shall be twice as much as they hath given you to eat. gather daily.

16 This is the thing which the 6 And Moses and Aaron said unto LORD hath commanded, Gather of all the children of Israel, At even, it every man according to his eating, then ye shall know that the LORD an omer for every man, according to hath brought you out from the land the number of your persons; take of Egypt:

ye every man for them which are in 7 And in the morning, then ye shall his tents. see the glory of the LORD; for that 17 And the children of Israel did he heareth your murmurings against so, and gathered, some more, some the LORD: and what are we, that ye less. murmur against us?

18 And when they did mete it with 8 And Moses said, This shall be, an omer, he that gathered much had when the LORD shall give you in nothing over, and he that gathered the evening flesh to eat, and in the little had no lack; they gathered morning bread to the full; for that every man according to his eating. the Lord heareth your murmurings | 19 And Moses said, Let no man which ye murmur against him: and leave of it till the morning. what are we? your murmurings 20 Notwithstanding they hearkenare not against us, but against the ed not unto Moses; but some of Lord.

them left of it until the morning, 9 And Moses spake unto Aaron, and it bred worms, and stank: and Say unto all the congregation of the Moses was wroth with them. children of Israel, Come near before 21 And they gathered it every the LORD: for he hath heard your morning, every man according to his murmurings.

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Of the sabbath day. EXODUS.

The people murmur. 22 And it came to pass, that on the LORD, to be kept for your genethe sixth day they gathered twice rations. as much bread, two omers for one 34 As the LORD commanded Moman: and all the rulers of the con- ses, so Aaron laid it up before the gregation came and told Moses. Testimony, to be kept. 23 And he said unto them, This is 35 And the children of Israel did that which the Lord hath said, To eat manna forty years, until they morrow is the rest of the holy sab- came to a land inhabited: they did bath unto the LORD : bake that eat manna, until they came unto the which ye will bake to day, and borders of the land of Canaan. seethe that ye will seethe; and that 36 Now an omer is the tenth part which remaineth over lay up for of an ephah. you to be kept until the morning.

CHAPTER XVII. 24 And they laid it up till the the people murmur for water at Rephidim.;

God sendeth them for water to the rock in Horeb. morning, as Moses bade: and it did

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children of Israel journeyed from day; for to day is a sabbath unto the wilderness of Sin, after their the Lord: to day ye shall not find journeys, according to the comit in the field.

mandment of the LORD, and pitch26 Six days ye shall gather it; but ed in Rephidim: and there was no on the seventh day, which is the sab- water for the people to drink. bath, in it there shall be none. 2 Wherefore the people did chide 27 And it came to pass, that there with Moses, and said, Give us wawent out some of the people on the ter that we may drink. And Moses seventh day for to gather, and they said unto them, Why chide ye with

me? wherefore do ye tempt the
28 And the LORD said unto Moses, LORD?
How long refuse ye to keep my 3 And the people thirsted there for
commandments and my laws ? water; and the people murmured

29 See, for that the LORD hath against Moses, and said, Wherefore
given you the sabbath, therefore he is this that thou hast brought us up
giveth you on the sixth day the out of Egypt, to kill us and our chil-
bread of two days: abide ye every dren and our cattle with thirst?
man in his place, let no man go out 4 And Moses cried unto the LORD,
of his place on the seventh day. saying, What shall I do unto this
30 So the people rested on the sev- people? they be almost ready to

stone me.
31 And the house of Israel called 5 And the LORD said unto Moses,
the name thereof Manna : and it Go on before the people, and take
was like coriander seed, white; and with thee of the elders of Israel;
the taste of it was like wafers made and thy rod, wherewith thou smo-

test the river, take in thine hand, 32 And Moses said, This is the and go. thing which the Lord commandeth, 6 Behold, I will stand before thee Fill an omer of it to be kept for there upon the rock in Horeb; and your generations; that they may thou shalt smite the rock, and there see the bread wherewith I have shall come water out of it, that the fed

you in the wilderness, when I people may drink. And Moses did brought you forth from the land of so in the sight of the elders of Israel. Egypt. .

7 And he called the name of the 33 And Moses said unto Aaron, place Massah, and Meribah, because Take a pot

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