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and spake, saying, I will sing unto they shall be as still as a stone; till the Lord, for he bath triumphed the people pass over, O Lord, till the gloriously; the horse and his rider people pass over, which thou hast bath he thrown into the sea,

purchased. 2 The Lord is my strength and song, 17 Thou shalt bring them in, and and he is become my salvation; he plant tbem in the mountain of thine is my God, and I will prepare him a inheritance, in the place, O Lord, habitation; my father's God, and I which thou hast made for thee to will exalt him.

dwell in ; in the sanctuary, O Lord, 3 The Lord is a man of war; the which thy hands have established. Lord is his name.

19 The Lord shall reign for ever 4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host and ever. hath be cast into the sea; his chosen 19 For the horse of Pharaoh went eaptains also are drowned in the Red in with his chariots and with his sea

horsemen into the sea, and the Lord 5 The depths have covered them; brought again the waters of the sea they sank into the bottom as a stone. upon them; but the children of Israel

6 Thy right hand, O Lord, is be- went on dry land in the midst of the come glorious in power; thy right sea. band, O Lord, hath dashed in pieces 20 And Miriam the prophetess, the the enemy.

sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her 7 And in the greatness of thine ex- hand; and all the women went out celleney thou bast overthrown them after her with timbrels and with that rose up against thee; thou sent-dances. est forth thy wratb, which consumed 21 And Miriam answered them, them as stobble.

Sing ye to the Lord, for he bath tri& And with the blast of thy nostrils umphed gloriously; the horse and the waters were gathered together, his rider hath be thrown into the the foods stood upright as a heap, sea. and the depths were congealed in the 22 So Moses brought Israel from beart of the sea.

the Red sea, and they went out into 9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I the wilderness of Shur; and they will overtake, I will divide the spoil; went three days in the wilderness, my lust shall be satisfied upon them; and found no water. I will draw my sword, my hand shall 23 And when they came to Marah, destroy them.

they could not drink of the waters of 10 Thou didst blow with thy wind, Marah, for they were bitter; therefore the sea covered them; they sank as the name of it was called Marah. lead in the mighty waters.

24 And the people murmured 11 Who is like unto thee, O Lord, against Moses, saying, What shall among the gods? who is like thee, we drink? glorious in boliness, fearful in praises, 25 Aud he cried unto the Lord; doing wonders ?

and the Lord showed him a tree, 12 Thou stretchedst out thy right which when he had cast into the waband, the earth swallowed them. ters, the waters were made sweet;

13 Tbou in thy mercy hast led forth there he made for them a statute the people which thou hast redeemed; and an ordinance, and there he provthoa bast guided them in thy strength ed them, unto ihy boly habitation.

26 And said, If thou wilt diligently 14 The people shall hear, and be hearken to the voice of the Lord thy afraid ; sorrow shall take hold on the God, and wilt do that which is right inbabitants of Palestina.

in his sight, and wilt give ear to his 15 Then the dukes of Edom shall commandments, and keep all his be amazed; the mighty men of Moab, statutes, I will put none of these distrembling shall take bold upon them; cases upon thee, which I have brought all the inhabitants of Canaan shall upon the Egyptians; for I am the Delt away.

Lord that healeth thee. 16 Fear and dread shall fall upon 27 And they came to Elim, where them; by the greatness of thine arm were twelve wells of water, and three

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score and ten palm trees; and they 10 And it came to pass, as Aaron encamped there by the waters. spake unto the whole congregation CHAPTER XVI.

of the children of Israel, that they Quails and manna sent.

looked toward the wilderness, and, Elim, and all the congregation peared in the cloud. of the children of Israel came un- 11 And the Lord spake unto Moto the wilderness of Sin, which is ses, saying, between Elim and Sinai, on the 12 I have heard the murmurings fifteenth day of the second month of the children of Israel; speak unto after their departing out of the land them, saying, At even ye shall eat of Egypt.

flesh, and in the morning ye shall be 2 And the whole congregation of filled with bread; and ye shall know the children of Israel murmured that I am the Lord your God. against Moses and Aaron in the wil- 13 And it came to pass, that at derness;

even the quails came up, and cover3 And the children of Israel saided the camp; and in the morning unto them, Would to God we had the dew lay round about the host. died by the hand of the Lord in the 14 And when the dew that lay was land of Egypt, when we sat by the gone up, behold, upon the face of the flesh-pots, and when we did eat bread wilderness there lay a small round to the full ; for ye have brought us thing, as small as the hoar frost on forth into this wilderness, to kill this the ground. whole assembly with hunger.

15 And when the children of Israel 4 Then said the Lord unto Moses, saw it, they said one to another, It Behold, I will rain bread from hea- is manna; for the wist not what it ven for you; and the people shall was. And Moses said unto them, go out and gather a certain rate This is the bread which the Lord every day, that I may prove them, hath given you to eat. whether they will walk in my law, or 16 This is the thing which the no.

Lord nath commanded, Gather of 5 And it shall come to pass, that it every man according to his eating, on the sixth day they shall prepare an omer for overy man, according to that which they bring in; and it shall the number of your persons; take ye be twice as much as they gather every man for them which are in his daily.

tents. 6 And Moses and Aaron said unto 17 And the children of Israel did so, all the children of Israel, At even, and gathered, some more, some less.

sball know that the Lord 18 And when they did mete it with hath brought you out from the land an omer, he that gathered much had of Egypt;

nothing over, and he that gathered 7 And in the morning, then ye little had no lack; they gathered shall see the glory of the Lord; for every man according to his eating. that he heareth your murmurings 19 And Moses said, Let no against the Lord; and what are we, leave of it till the morning. that ye murmur against us?

20 Notwithstanding they hearken8 And Moses said, This shall be, ed not unto Moses; but some of them when the Lord shall give you in left of it until the morning, and it the evening flesh to eat, and in the bred worms, and stank; and Moses morning bread to the full; for that was wroth with them. the Lord heareth your murmurings 21 And they gathered it every which ye murmur against him; and morning, every man according to his what are we? your murmurings are eating: and when the sun waxed hot, not against us, but against the Lord. it melted. 9 And Moses spake unto Aaron, 22 And it came to pass, that on the Say unto all the congregation of the sixth day they gathered twice as children of Israel, Come near before much bread, two omers for one man; the Lord; for he hath heard your and all the rulers of the congregation murmurings.

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23 And he said unto them, This is 36 Now an omer is the tenth part that which the Lord hatb said, To- of an epbah. morrow is the rest of the holy sabbath

CHAPTER XVII. unto the Lord; bake that which ye

Water at the rock in Horeb, Holding up of will bake to-day, and seethe that ye Moses' hands-Moses buildeth an altar. will seethe; that which remain- ND all the congregation of the

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from the wilderness of Sin, after their 24 And they laid it up till the journeys, according to the commandmorning, as Moses bade; and it did ment of the Lord, and pitched in not stink, neither was there any | Rephidim; and there was no water worth therein.

for the people to drink. 25 And Moses said, Eat that to. 2 Wherefore the people did chide day; for to-day is a sabbath unto with Moses, and said, "Give us water the Lord; to-day ye shall not find it that we may drink. And Moses said in the field.

unto them, Why chide ye with me? 26 Six days ye shall gather it; but wherefore do ye tempt the Lord ? on the seventh day, which is the sab- 3 And the people thirsted there for bath, in it there shall be none. water; and the people murmured

27 And it came to pass, that there against Moses, and said, Wherefore went out some of the people on the is this that thou hast brought us up seventh day for to gather, and they out of Egypt, to kill us and our child found none.

dren and our cattle with thirst? 28 And the Lord said unto Moses, 4 And Moses cried unto the Lord, How long refuse ye to keep my com- saying, What shall I do unto this mandments and my laws ?

people? they be almost ready to 29 See, for that the Lord hath stone me. given you the sabbath, therefore he 5 And the Lord said unto Moses, giveth you on the sixth day the bread Go on before the people, and take of two days; abide ye every man in with thee of the elders of Israel; and bis place, let no man go out of his thy rod, wherewith thou smotest the place on the seventh day.

river, take in thine hand, and go. 30 So the people rested on the se- 6 Behold, I will stand before thee venth day.

there upon the rock in Horeb; and 31 And the house of Israel called thou shalt smite the rock, and there tbe name thereof Manna; and it was shall come water out of it, that the like coriander seed, white; and the people may drink. And Moses did taste of it was like wafers made with so in the sight of the elders of Israel. honey.

7 And he called the name of the 32 And Moses said, This is the place Massah, and Meribah, because thing which the Lord commandeth, of the chiding of the children of IsFill an omer of it to be kept for your rael, and because they tempted the generations; that they may see the Lord, saying, Is the Lord among us, bread wherewith I have fed you in or not? the wilderness, when I brought you 8 Then came Amalek, and fought forth from the land of Egypt. with Israel in Rephidim.

33 And Moges said unto Aaron, 9 And Moses said unto Joshua, Take a pot, and put an omer full of Choose us out men, and go out, fight mappa therein, and lay it


before with Amalek; to-morrow I will stand the Lord, to be kept for your gene- on the top of the hill with the rod of rations.

God in mine hand. 34 As the Lord commanded Moses, 10 So Joshua did as Moses had said to Aaron laid it up before the Testi- to bim, and fought with Amalek; and mony, to be kept.

Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to 35 And the children of Israel did the top of the hill. eat manna forty years, until they 11 And it came to pass, when Mocame to a land inhabited ; they did ses held up his hand, that Israel preest manna, until they came unto the vailed; and when he let down his borders of tbe land of Canaan. hand, Amalek prevailed.


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12 But Moses' hands were heavy; | upon them by the way, and how the and they took a stone, and put it Lord delivered them. uuder him, and he sat thereon; and 9 And Jethro rejoiced for all the Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, goodness which the Lord had done to the one on the one side, and the other Israel, whom he had delivered out of on the other side; and his hands were

the hand of the Egyptians. steady until the going down of the 10 And Jethro said, Blessed be the

Lord, who hath delivered you out of 13 And Joshua discomfited Ama- the hand of the Egyptians, and out lek and his people with the edge of of the band of Pharaoh, who hath the sword.

delivered the people from under the 14 And the Lord said unto Moses, hand of the Egyptians. Write this for a memorial in a book, 11 Now I know that the Lord is and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua; greater than all gods; for in the thing for I will utterly put out the remem- wherein they dealt proudly he was brance of Amalek from under heaven. above them.

15 And Moses built an altar, and 12 And Jethro, Moses' father-incalled the name of it Jehovah-nissi; law, took a burnt offering and sacri.

16 For he said, Because the Lord fices for God; and Aaron came, and hath sworn that the Lord will have all the elders of Israel, to eat bread war with Amalck from generation to with Moses' father-in-law before God. generation.

13 And it came to pass on the mor

row, that Moses sat to judge the peoCHAPTER XVIII. Jethro cometh to Moses-- His counsel is ac- ple; and the people stood by Moses cepted.

from the morning unto the evening. HEN Jethro, the high priest of 14 And when Moses' father-in-law

saw all that he did to the people, be heard of all that God had done for said, What is this thing that thou Moses, and for Israel his people, and doest to the people? Why sittest thou that the Lord had brought Israel out | thyself alone, and all the people stand of Egypt;

by thee from morning unto even? 2 Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, 15 And Moses said unto his father. took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he in-law, Because the people come unto had sent her back,

me to inquire of God; 3 And her two sons; of which the 16 When they have a matter, they name of the one was Gershom; for come unto me; and I judge between he said, Í bave been an alien in a one and another, and I do make them strange land;

know the statutes of God, and his 4 And the name of the other was laws. Eliezer; for the God of my fatber, 17 And Moses' father-in-law said anid he, was mine help, and delivered unto him, The thing that thou doest me from the sword of Pharaoh; is not good.

5 And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, 18 Thou wilt surely wear away, both came with his sons and his wife unto thou, and this people that is with Moses into the wilderness, where he thee; for this thing is too heavy for encamped at the mount of God; thee; thou art not able to perform it

6 Anil he said unto Moses, I thy thyself alone. father-in-law Jethro am come unto 19 Hearken now unto my voice, I thee, and thy wife, and her two sons will give thee counsel, and God shall with her.

be with thee; Be thou for the people 7 And Moses went out to meet his to God-ward, that thou mayest bring father-in-law, and did obeisance, and the causes unto God; kissed him; and they asked each other 20 And thou shalt teach them ordiof their welfare : and they came into nances and laws, and shalt show them the tent.

the way wherein they must walk, and 8 And Moses told his father-in-law the work that they must do. all that the Lord had done unto Pha- 21 Moreover thou shalt provide ou raoh and to the Egyptians for Israel's of all the people able men, such as Bake, and all the travail that had come fear God, men of truth, hating covet


ousness; and place such over them, | These are the words which thou shalt to be rulers of thousands, and rulers speak unto the children of Israel, of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and 7 And Moses came and called for rulers of tens;

the elders of the people, and laid 22 And let them judge the people before their faces all these words at all seasons; and it shall be, that which the Lord commanded him. every great matter they shall bring 8 And all the people answered tounto thee, but every small matter gether, and said, all that the Lord they shall judge; so shall it be easier hath spoken we will do. And Moses for thyself, and they shall bear the returned the words of the people burden with thee.

unto the Lord. 23 If thou shalt do this thing, and 9 And the Lord said unto Moses, God command thee so, then thou Lo, I come unto thee in a thick cloud, shalt be able to endure, and all this that the people may hear when I people shall also go to their place in speak with thee, and believe thee for peace.

And Moses told the words of 24 So Moses hearkened to the voice the people unto the Lord. of his father-in-law, and did all that 10 'And the Lord said unto Moses, he had said.

Go unto the people, and sanctify 25 And Moses chose able men out them to-day and to-morrow, and let of all Israel, and made them heads them wash their clothes, over the people, rulers of thousands, 11 And be ready against the third rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, day; for the third day the Lord will and rulers of tens.

come down in the sight of all the 26 And they judged the people at people upon mount Sinai. all seasons; the hard causes they 12 And thou shalt set bounds unto brought unto Moses, but every small the people round about, saying, Take matter they judged themselves. heed to yourselves, that ye go not up

27 And Moses let his father-in-law into the mount, or touch the border depart; and he went his way into his of it; whosoever toucheth the mount own land.

shall be surely put to death: CHAPTER XIX.

13 There shall not a hand touch it, Gürt's dealings with the people at Sinai. but he shall surely be stoned, or shot N the third month, when the child through; whether it be beast or man,

dren of Israel were gone forth out it shall not live; when the trumpet of the land of Egypt, the same day soundeth long, they shall come up to came they into the wilderness of the mount. Sinai.

14 And Moses went down from the 2 For they were departed from mount unto the people, and sanctified Rephidim, and were to the

the people; and they washed their desert of Sinai, and had pitched in clothes. the wilderness; and there Israel 15 And he said unto the people, Be camped before the mount.

ready against the third day; come 3 And Moses went up unto God, not at your wives. and the Lord called unto him out of 16 And it came to pass on the third the mountain, saying, Thus shalt day in the morning, that there were tbou say to the house of Jacob, and thunders and lightnings, and a thick tell the children of Israel ;

cloud upon the mount, and the voice 4 Ye bave seen what I did unto of the trumpet exceeding loud; so the Egyptians, and how I bare you that all the people that was in the on eagles' wings, and brought you camp trembled. unto myself.

17 And Moses brought forth the 5 Now therefore, if ye will obey people out of the camp to meet with my voice indeed, and keep my cove- God; and they stood at the nether nant, then ye shall be a peculiar part of the mount. treasure unto me above all people; 18 And mount Sinai was altogether for all the earth is mine;

a smoke, because the Lord de6 And ye shall be unto me a king- scended upon it in fire; and the dom of priests, and a holy nation. I smoke thereof ascended as the smoke

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