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bring out the children of Israel from cast down his rod before Pharaoh, Egypt.

and before bis servants, and it be25 And it came to pass, on the day came a serpent. the Lord spake unto Moses, ir the 11 Then Pharaoh also called the land of Egypt, that the Lord om- wise men and the sorcerers; now manded Moses that he should speak the magicians of Egypt, they also unto Pharaob, king of Egypt, saying, uid in like manner with their enI, the Lord, will do unto Pharaoh, chantments. king of Egypt, all that I say unto 12 For they cast down every man thee.

his rou, and they became serpents ; 29 And Moses said, before the Lord, but Aaron's rod swallowed up their Beboki, I am of stammering lips, and rods. slow of speech; bow shall Pharaoh 13 And Pharaoh hardened his heart, bearken unto me?

that he hearkened not unto them; as

the Lord had said. CHAPTER VII.

14 And the Lord said unto Moses, Wes is merataged--the one--- His pal is turned into a serpentThe river turned to Pharaoh's heart is hardened, he re

fuseth to let the people go. SD the Lord said unto Moses, 15 Get thee unto Pharaoh in the

A see. I have made the prophet morning shoe, he goeth otak unto the

to Pharaoh; and Aaron thy brother water; and thou shalt stand by the shall be thy spokesman.

river's brink against he come; and - Thou shalt speak unto thy bro- the rod which was turned to a serther all that I command thee; and pent shalt thou take in thine hand. Aaron thy brother shall speak unto 16 And thou shalt say unto him, Pharaoh, that he send the children The Lord God of the Hebrews hath of Israel out of his land.

sent me unto thee, saying, Let my 3 And Pharaoh will harden his people go, that they may serve me heart, as I said unto thee; and thou in the wilderness; and, behold, hisbalt multiply my signs, and my therto thou wouldest not bear. wonders, in the land of Egypt.

17 Thus saith the Lord, In this 4 But Pharaoh will not hearken thou shalt know that I am the Lord ; unto you, therefore I will lay my behold, I will smite with the rod that bani upon Egypt, and bring forth is in mine band upon the waters mine armies, my people, the children which are in the river, and they shall of Israel, out of the land of Egypt be turned to blood. by great judgments.

18 And the fish that is in the river And the Egyptians shall know shall die, and the river shall stink; that I am the Lord, when I stretch and the Egyptians shall loathe to forih mine hand upon Egypt, and drink of the water of the river. bring out the children of Israel from 19 And the Lord spake unto Moamong them.

ses, Say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, 6 And Moses and Aaron did as the and stretch out thine hand upon Lord commanded them, so did they. the waters of Egypt, upon their

7 And Moses was four-score years streams, upon their rivers, and upon old, and Aaron four-score and three their ponds, and upon all their pools years old, when they spake unto Pha- of water, that they may become raob.

blood; and that there may be blood 8 And the Lord spake unto Moses throughout all the land of Egypt, .and unto Aaron, saying,

both in vessels of wood, and in ves9 Wben Pharaoh shall speak unto sels of stone. you, saying, Show a miracle that 20 And Moses and Aaron did so, may know you; then thou shalt say as the Lord commanded ; and he anto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast | lifted up the rod, and smote the wait before Pharaoh, and it shall become ters that were in the river, in the serpent.

sight of Pharaoh, and in the sight 10 And Moses and Aaron went in of his servants; and all the waters unto Pharaob, and they did so as that were in the river were turned to the Lord had commanded : and Aaron blood.


21 And the fish that was in the I and I will let the people go, that river died; and the river stapk, and they may do sacrifice unio the Lord. the Egyptians could not drink of the 9 And Moses said unto Pharaoh, water of the river; and there was Glory over me; when shall I entreat blood throughout all the land of for thee, and for thy servants, and Egypt.

for thy people, to destroy the frogs 22 And the magicians of Egypt from thee and thy houses, that they did so with their enchantments; and may remain in the river only? Pharaoh's heart was hardened, nei- 10 And he said, To-morrow. And ther did he hearken unto them; as he said, Be it according to thy word; the Lord bad said.

that thou mayest know that there is 23 And Pharaoh turned and went none like unto the Lord our God. into his house, neither did he set his 11 And the frogs shall depart from heart to this also.

thee, and from thy houses, and from 24 And all the Egyptians digged thy servants, and from thy people; round about the river for water to they sball remain in the river only. drink; for they could not drink of 12 And Moses and Aaron went out the water of the river.

from Pharaoh; and Moses cried unto 25 And seven days were fulfilled, the Lord because of the frogs which after that the Lord had smitten the be had brought against Pharaoh. river.

13 And the Lord did according to

the word of Moses; and the frogs CILAPTER VIII. Frogs sent, and Moses by prayer remooth died out of the houses, out of the

them - The dust turned io lice The swarms villages, and out of the fields. of flies.

14 And they gathered them togeND the Lord spake unto Moses, ther upon heaps; and the land

Go unto Pharaoh, and say unto stank. him, Thus saith the Lord, Let my 15 But when Pharaoh saw that people go, that they may serve me. there was respite, he hardened his

2 And if thou refuse to let them heart, and hearkened not unto them; go, behold, I will smite all thy bor- as the Lord had said. ders with frogs;

16 And the Lord said unto Moses, 3 And the river shall bring forth Say unto Aaron, Stretch out thy rod, frogs abundantly, which shall go up and smite the dust of the land, tbat and come into thine house, and into it may become lice throughout all the thy bed-chamber, and upon thy bed, land of Egypt. and into the house of thy servants, 17 And they did so; for Aaron and upon thy people, and into thine stretched out his hand with his rod, ovens, and into thy kneading-troughs; and smote the dust of the earth, and

4 And the frogs shall come up both it became lice in man, and in beast; on thee, and upon thy people, and all the dust of the land became lice upon all thy servants.

throughout all the land of Egypt. 5 And the Lord spake unto Moses, 18 And the magicians did so with Say unto Aaron, Stretch forth thine their enchantments to bring forth hand with thy rod over the streams, lice, but they could not; 80 there over the rivers, and over the ponds, were lice upon man, and upon and cause frogs to come up upon the beast. land of Egypt.

19 Then the magicians said unto 6 And Aaron stretched out his hand Pharaoh, This is the finger of God; over the waters of Egypt; and the and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, frogs came up, and covered the land and he hearkened not unto them; of Egypt.

as the Lord had said. 7 And the magicians did so with 20 And the Lord said unto Moses, their enchantments, and brought up Rise up early in the morning, and frogs upon the land of Egypt. stand before Pharaoh ; lo, he cometh

8 Then Pharaoh called for Moses forth to the water; and say unto and Aaron, and said, Entreat the him, Thus saith the Lord, Let my Lord, that he may take away the people go, that they may serve me. frogs from me, and from my people; 21 Else, if thou wilt 0* let my

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CHAPTER IX. 0; flies upon thee, and upon thy ser- The plagues of boils, of murrain, and hail. Tants, and upon thy people, and into THEN the Lord said unto Moses, tör houses; and the houses of the Go in unto Pharaoh, and tell Ezyptians shall be full of swarıns of him, Thus saith the Lord God of the fies, and also the ground whereon Hebrews, Let my people go, that they they are.

may serve ine. * And I will serer in that day the 2 For if thou refuse to let them go, land of Goshen, in which my people and wilt hold them still, dwell, that no swarms of fies shall be 3 Behold, the hand of the Lord is there : to the end thou mayest know upon thy cattle which is in the field, that I am the Lord in the midst of upon the horses, up

the asses, upon the earth.

the camels, upon the oxen, and upon 23 And I will put a division between the sheep; there shall be a very grievmy people and thy people ; to-mor- ous inurrain. row shall this sign be.

4 And the Lord shall sever between 24 And the Lord did so; and there the cattle of Israel and the cattle of came a grievous swarm of flies into Egypt; and there shall nothing die the house of Pbaraoh, and into his of all that is the children's of Israel. servants' houses, and into all the land 5 And the Lord appointed a set of Egypt; the land was corrupted by time, saying, To-morrow the Lord reason of the swarm of flies.

sball do this thing in the land. 25 And Pharaoh called for Moses 6 And the Lord did that thing on and for Aarod, and said, Go ye, sacri- the morrow, and all the cattle of fice to your God in the land.

Egypt died; but of the cattle of the 26 And Moses said, It is not meet children of Israel died not one. 50 to do: for we shall sacrifice the 7 And Pharaoh sent, and, behold, abomination of the Egyptians to the there was not one of the cattle of the Lord our God; lo, shall we sacrifice | Israelites dead. And the heart of the abomination of the Egyptians Pharaoh was hardened, and he did before their eyes, and will they not not let the people go. stone us?

8 And the Lord said unto Moses 27 We will go three days' journey and unto Aaron, Take to you handinto the wilderness, and sacrifice to fuls of ashes of the furnace, and let the Lord our God, as he shall com- | Moses sprinkle it toward the heaven mnand as.

in the sight of Pharaoh. 98 And Pharaoh said, I will let you 9 And it shall become small dust in go, that ye may sacrifice to the Lord all the land of Egypt, and shall be a Four God in the wilderness; only ye boil breaking forth with blains upon shall not go very far away; entreat man, and upon beast, throughout all for me.

the land of Egypt. 29 And Moses said, Behold, I go 10 And they took ashes of the furout from thee, and I will entreat the pace, and stood before Pharaoh; and Lord that the swarms of flies may de- Moses sprinkled it up toward heaven; part from Pharaoh, from his ser- and it became a boil breaking forth tants, and from his people, to-mor- with blains upon man, and upon beast. mon; but let not Pharaoh deal deceit- 11 And the magicians could not fully any more in not letting the stand before Moses, because of the people go to sacrifice to the Lord. boils; for the boil was upon the ma

30 And Moses went out from Pha- gicians, and upon all the Egyptians. raoh, and entreated the Lord.

12 And Pharaoh hardened his heart, 31 And the Lord did according to and he hearkened not unto them; as the word of Moses; and he removed the Lord had spoken unto Moses. the swarts of flies from Pharaoh, 13 And the Lord said unto Moses, from his servants, and from his peo- Rise up early in the morning, and ple; there remained not one.

stand before Pharaoh, and say unto 32 And Pharaoh hardened his heart him, Thus saith the Lord God of the at this time also, neither would he let Hebrews, Let my people go, that they the people go.

may serve me.

14 For I will at this time send all | and brake every tree of the field. my plagues upon thine heart, and 26 Only in the land of Goshen, upon thy servants, and upon thy where the children of Israel were, people; that thou mayest know that was there no bail. there is none like me in all the 27 And Pharaoh sent and called for earth.

Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, 15 For now I will stretch out my I have sinned this time; the Lord is hand, that I may smite thee and thy righteous, and I and my people are people with pestilence; and thou shalt wicked. be cut off from the earth.

28 Entreat the Lord (for it is enough) 16 And in very deed for this cause that there be no more mighty thunhave I raised thee up, for to show in derings and bail; and I will let you thee my power; and that my name go, and ye shall stay no longer. may be declared throughout all the 29 And Moses said unto him, As earth.

soon as I am gone out of the city, I 17 Therefore speak unto Pharaoh will spread abrond my hands unto the thing which I command thee, who the Lord; and the thunder shall as yet exalteth himself that he will cease, neither shall there be any not let them go.

more bail; that thou mayest know 18 Behold, to-morrow about this how that the earth is the Lord's. time, I will cause it to rain a very 30 But as for thee and thy servants, grievous hail, such as hath not been I know that ye will not yet fear the in Egypt since the foundation there. Lord God. of even until now.

31. And the fax and the barley was 19 Send therefore now, and gather smitter : for the barley was in the thy cattle, and all that thou hast in

ear, and the

flax was bolled. the field : for upon every man and 32 But the wheat and the rye were beast which shall be found in the not smitten ; for they were not grown field, and shall not be brought home, up. the hail shall come down upon them, 33 And Moses went out of the city and they shall die.

from Pharaoh, and spread abroad his 20 He that feared the word of the hands unto the Lord; and the thunLord among the servants of Pharaoh ders and hail ceased, and the rain made his servants and his cattle flee

was not poured upon the earth. into the houses:

34 And when Pharaoh

Saw that 21 And he that regarded not the the rain and the hail and the thunword of the Lord left his servants ders were ceased, he sinned yet more, and his cattle in the field.

and hardened his heart, he and his 22 And the Lord said unto Moses, servants. Stretch forth thine hand toward bea- 35 And the beart of Pharaoh was ven, that there may be bail in all the hardened, neither would be let the land of Egypt, upon man, and upon children of Israel go; as the Lord beast, and upon every herb of the bad spoken by Moses. field, throughout the land of Egypt.

CHAPTER X. 23 And Moses stretched forth his The plaques of the locusts, and of darkness. rod toward heaven; and the Lord ND the Lord said unto Moses, sent thunder and hail, and the fire Goin unto Pharaob; for he bath ran along upon the ground; and the harilened his heart, and the hearts Lord rained bail upon the land of of his servants, therefore I will show Egypt.

these my signs before him ; 24 So there was hail, and fire min- 2 And that thou mayest tell in the gled with the hail, very grievous, ears of thy son, and of thy son's such as there was none like it in all son, what things I have wrought in the land of Egypt since it became a Egypt, and my signs which I have nation.

done among them; that ye may know 25 And the hail smote throughout how that I am the Lord. all the land of Egypt all that was in

3 And Moses and Aaron came in the field, both man and beast; and unto Pharaoh, and said unto him, the hail smote every herb of the field, 1 Thus saith the Lord God of the



Hebrews, Ilow long wilt thou refuse 14 And the locusts went up over all to bumble thyself before me? let the land of Egypt, and rested in all my people go, that they may serve the coasts of Egypt; very grievous

were they; before them there were 4 Else, if thou refuse to let my no such locusts as they, neither after people go, behold, to-inorrow will I them shall be such. bring the locusts into thy coast; 15 For they covered the face of the

5 And they shall cover the face of whole earth, so that the land was the earth, that one cannot be able darkened; and they did eat every to see the earth; and they shall eat berb of the land, and all the fruit of the residne of that which is escaped, the trees which the hail had left; which remaineth unto you from the and there remained not any green bail, and shall eat every tree which thing in the trees, or in the herbs of groweth for you out of the field; the field, through all the land of 6 And they shall fill thy houses, Egypt. and the houses of all thy servants, 16 Then Pharaoh called for Moses and the houses of all the Egyptians; and Aaron in haste; and he said, wbieb neither thy fathers, nor thy I have sinned against the Lord your lachers' fathers have seen, since the God, and against you. day that they were upon the earth 17 Now therefore forgive, I pray unto this day. And be turned him thee, my sin only this once, and enBelt and went out from Pharaoh. treat the Lord your God, that he may

7 And Pharaoh's servants said unto take away from me this death only. him, How long shall this man be a 18 And he went out from Pharaoh, apare unto us? let the men go, that and entreated the Lord. they may serve the Lord their God; 19 And the Lord turne a mighty kaowest thou not yet that Egypt is strong west wind, which took away destroyed ?

the locusts, and cast them into the Moses and Aaron

Red sea; there remained not one brought again unto Pharaoh; and locst in all the coasts of Egypt. he said unto them, Go, serve the 20 But Pharaoh hardened his heart, Lord your God; but who are they so that he would not let the children that shall go?

of Israel go. 9 And Moses said, We will go with 21 And the Lord said unto Moses, our young and with our old, with Stretch out thine hand toward hea

sons and with our daughters, ven, that there may be darkness over with our flocks and with our herds the land of Egypt, even darkness will we go; for we must hold a feast which may be felt. unto the Lord.

22 And Moses stretched forth bis 10 And he said unto them, Let the hand toward heaven; and there was Lord be so with you, as I will let you a thick darkness in all the land of ry, and your little ones; look to it; Egypt three days; for evil is before you.

23 They saw not one another, nei11 Not so ; go now ye that are men, ther rose any from his place for three api serve the Lord; for that ye did days; but all the children of Israel desire. And they were driven out had light in their dwellings. from Pharaoh's presence.

24 And Pharaoh called unto Moses, 12 And the Lord said unto Moses, and said, Go ye, serve the Lord; Stretch out thine hand over the land only let your ilocks and your herds of Egypt for the locusts, that they be stayed; let your little ones also go Day come up upon the land of Egypt, with you. and eat every herb of the land, even 25 And Moses said, Thou must give all that the hail hath left.

us also sacrifices and burnt offerings, 13 And Moses stretched forth his that we may sacrifice unto the Lord rod over the land of Egypt, and the

our God. Lord brought an east wind upon the 26 Our cattle also shall go with us; land all that day, and all that night; there shall not a hoof be left behind; sod when it was morning, the east for thereof must we take to serve the sind brought the locusts.

Lord our God; and we know not


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