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grow into a multitude in the midst of the 12 His cyes shall be red with wine, and his earth.

teeth white with milk. 17 And when Jofeph saw that his fatherlaid 13 Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of his right hand upon the head of Ephraim, it the lea; and he shal be for an haven of thips: difpleafed him and he held up his fathers and his border shall be unto Zidon. hand, to remove it from Ephraims head unto 141 Ifachar isa trong ass, couchung down Manallelis head.

between two burdens . 18 And Jofeph faid unto his father, Not fo, 15 And he saw that rett was good, and the my father, for this is the firtt-born : put thy land that it was pleasant; and bowed his right hand upon his head.

shoulder to bear, and became a fervant unto 19 And his father refused, and said, I know tribute. i, my son, I know it : he also thall become 10g Dan Mall judge his people, as one of a penple, and he also shall be great ; but tru- the tribes of Israel. ly his younger brother thall be greater than 17 Dan thall be a serpent by the way, an hic, and his feed thall become a multitude of adder in the path, that bitcth the horse-bels, narions.

so that his rider ihall fall backward. 20 And he blessed them that day, saying, 18 I have waited for thy falvation, o In thee thall Ifrael bless, saying, God make LORD! thee as Eplıraim and as Manallch.


19 Gad, a troop shall overcome him, fet Ephraim before Manatseh.

21 And Israel said unto Joseph, Beluid, i 10 Out of Afher his bread shall be fat, die; but God thall be with you, and

bring and he thall yield royal dainties. you again unto the land of your fathers. 219 Naphtali is a hind let loose: he giveth

22 Moreover, I have given to the one por- goodly words. tion above tby urethren, which I took out 22 * Jofeph is a fruitful bough, etxa a fraitof the hand of the Amorite with my fword ful bough by a well, ruhofe branches run over and with my bow.

the wall. CHAT. XLIX.

23 The archers have forer-gricved him, ! Facob calleth his fons to bless them : 3 their and shot at him, and hated him:

blejling in particular : zy his charge concern- 24 But his bow abode in ftrength, and the ing his buria! : 33 his death.

arms of his hands were made ttrong by the A ;

Gather yourselves together, that I may thence is the Shepherd, the ftone of Israel :) tell you that which thall befal you in the latt 25 Even by the God of thy father, who days.

shall help thee; and by the Almighty, wilo · Gather yourselves together, and hear, ye thall bless thee with blessings of lieaven fans of Jacob; and hearken u: to Israel your above, bleffings of the deep that lieth unfather.

der, blettings of the breasts and of the 3. V Reuben, thou art my tirit-born, my womb: might, and the beginning of my ttrength, 26 The blessings of thy father have pre. the excellency of dignity,

and the excellency vailed above the bleflings of my progenitors, of power :

unto the utmost bound of the cverlasting 4 Unflable as water, thou shalt not excel; hills; they shall be on the head of Jofeph, because thou wentett up to thy fathers bed, and on the crown of the head of him what then detiledit thou il : he went up to my was separated from his brethren. couch.

27 Benjamin thall ravin as a wolf : in the 51 Simeon and Levi are brethren; inftru. morning hé thall devour the prey, and at ments of cruclty are in their habitations. night he thall divide the spoil.

6 O my soul, come not thou into their fe- 28 | All these are the twelve tribes of cret ; unto their assembly, mine lionour, be lfrael: and this is it that their father not thou united! for in their anger they flew Ipake unto thein, and blessed them; every a mas

and in their self-will they digged one according to his bleiling ke bicire down a wall.

them 7 Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce ; 29 And he charged them, and said unto and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will them, I am to be gathered unto my people : divide them in Jacob, and scatter thein in bury me with my fathers in the cave that is Ifrael.

in the field of Ephron the Hittite; 8 1 Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren 30 In the cave that is in the field of MachThall praise; thy hand shall be in the neck of pelah, which is before Mamre, in the land thinc enemies : thy fathers children thall bow of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the down before thee.

field of Ephron the Hittite, for a poffedion 9 Judah is a lions whelp; from the prey, a burying-place. my son, thou art gonc up! he ttooped down, 31 ("There they buried Abraham and Sa he conched as a lion, and as an old lion; who rah his wife ; there they buricd Ifaac and hall roule him up?

Rebekah his wife ; and there I burica 10 The sceptre shall not depart from Ju- Leah.) dah, nor a lawgiver froin between his feet, 32 The purchase of the field, and of the until Shiloh come; and unto him jhall the cave that is therein, was from the children gathering of the people be':

of Heth. 11 Binding his foal unto the vine, and his 33 And when Jacob had made an end of alles colt unto the choice vine, he wanhcd commanding his fons, he gathered up his feet his garments 'n wine, and his clothes in the into the bed, and yielded up the ghoit, and blood of grapes,

was gathered unto his people.

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And they built for Pharaoh treasure-cities, 9 And Pharaohs danghter faid unto her, Pithom and Raamses.

Take this child away, and nurle it for me, 12 But the more they afflicted them the and I will give thee thy wages. And the womore they multiplicd and grew. And they man took the child and nursed it, were grieved because of the children of lfrael. 10 And the child grew, and the brought

13. And the Egyptians made the children of him unto Pharaohs daughter, and he became Ifrael to serve with rigour.

her son. And the ended his naine Moses: 14 And they made their lives bitter with and the Laid, Becausc I drew him out of the hard bondage, in mortar, and in brick, aad water. in all manner of service in the field: all their 1) 1 And it came to pass in those days, service, wherein they made them serve, was when Mofes was grown, that he went out with rigour,

unto his brethren, and looked on their bur!5 1 And the king of Egypt (pake to the dens : and he pied an Egyptian Imiting an Hebrew midwives ; of which the name of Hebrew, one of his brethren. one rvas Shiphrah, and the name of the 12. And he looked this way and that wxy. other Puah ;)

and when he saw that there is no man, he 16 And he said, When ye do the office of New the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand. 2 midwife to the Hebrew women, and see 13. And when he went out the second day, shem upon the itools, if it be a lon, then ye behold, two men of the Hebrews Atrove toge Mall kill him; but if it be a daughter, then ther: and he said to him that did the wrong, the shall live.

Wherefore smitelt thou thy fellow? 17 But the midwives feared God, and did 14 And he laid, who inade thee a prince But fayed the men children alive. not as the king of Egypt commanded then, and a judge over as Intendelt thou to kin

mc as thou kilicdit the Egyptian And Moler midwives, and said uncosypt called for the feared, and said, Surely this thing is knows. ye done this thing, and have saved'thx have 15 Now when Pharaoh heart this thing, he children alive!

favob to say Moses. But Moses fed from 19 And the inidwives faid upto Pharaoh, Midian: anaharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Because the Hebrew women are not as the

16 Now, the priett of Miant and leren Egyptian women; for they are lively, and daughters and they came and drew water, are delivered ere the inidwives come in-unto and filled the troughs to water their fathen them.

flock. 20 Therefore God dealt well with the 17 And the thepherds came and drove thein midwives : and the people multiplicd, and away: but Mofes stood up and helped theon waxca very miglity.

and watered their stock. 21 And it came to pass, becaufe the mid 18 And when they came to Reuel their fa wives feared God, that he made them houses. ther, he said, How is it that ye are come so

22 And Pharaoh charged all Iris people, say. soon to-day! ing, every son that is born ye ihall catt into the 19 And they said, Ae Egyptian delivered river, and every daughter ye shall save alive. us out of the tiand of the shepherds, and also CHA P. II.

drew water enough for us, and watered the 3 Mofes is born,

and put into the fags: 6 he is flock. found and brought up by Pharaohs daughter : 20 And he said unto his daughters, And 21 his marriage.

where is he? why is it that ye liave left the vi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi. 21 And Mofes was content to dwell with 2 And the woman conceived, and bare a the man : and he gave Moses Zipporah hit fon : and when the saw him that he was a daughter. goodly child, the hid him three months. 22 And the bare him a ron, and he called

3 And when the could not longer hide him, his name Gershom ; for he said, I have been the took for him an ark of bulruibes, and a ttranger in a strange land. daubed it with flime and with pitch, and put 23! And it came to pass, in process of time, the child therein; and the laid it in the flags that the king of Egypt died and the cbildren by the rivers brink.

of Israel fighed by rcason of the bondage, and 4 And his fifter itood afar off, to wit what they cried; and their cry came up unto God, would be done to him.

by reason of the bondage, 5 I And the daughter of Pharaoh came. 24 And God heard their graaning, and down to wash herself at the river, and her God remembered his covenant with Abra maidens walked along by the rivers tide : ham, with Isaac, and with Jacob. and when she saw the ark ainong the flags, 25 And God looked upon the children of the fent her maid to fetch it.

Ifrael, and God had respect unto them. 6 And when the had opened it the saw the

C H A P. II. child ; and, behold, the babe wept. And the i Moses keepeth Fethros Rock : : God appearch had compation on him, and said, This is one unto him in a burning bush. 9 ki jendeth of the Hebrews eluildren.

him to deliver Ifrael. 7 Then faii bis fitter to Pharaohs daughter,


Mofes kept the flock of Jethro fue

father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and Hebrew women, that she may nurse the child he led the flock to the back-lide of the de for thce !

fert, and came to the inountain of God, 8 And Pharaohs daughter said to her, Go. even to Horeb. And the maid went, and called the childs 2 And the Angel of the Lord appeared mother.

unto him in a flame of fire out of the midit

da bat: and he looked, and, bebold, the and the Jebufites, unto a land fowing with on turned with fire, and the bath was not milk and honey.

18 And they shall hearken to thy voice : And Mofes (ud, I will now turn aside and thou shalt come, thou and the elders of a to the great fight, why the bush is not Ifrael, unto the king of Egypt, and ye thall

say unto him, The LORD God of the He. # And when the LORD saw that he turned brews hath met with us : and now let us go Sel, God called umo him out of the (ve befeech thee) three days journey into

23 the buth, and faid, Mofes, Mofes. the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the And baid, Here am 1.

LORD Our God. dhe Lid, Draw not nigh hither : put 19 F And I am sure that the king of Egypt By hoes from off thy feet; for the place will not let you go, no, not by a mighty to thou tandeft is holy ground. hand. sert.ra, he said, I am the God of thy ta- 20 And I will stretch out my hand, and war, the God of Abrahain, the God of traac, smite Egypt with all my wonders which i

the God of Jacob. And Mofes hid his wil do in the iridst thereof : and after that fat; for be was afraid to look upon God. he will let you go. * And the Lord laid, I have surely seen 21 And I will give this people faveur in the

action of my people which are in E. fight of the Egyptians: and it shall come to pot, and have hcard their cry by reason of pals, that, when ye go, 'ye thall not go empty, das laikmatters; for I know their sorrows; 22 But every woman thall borrow of her 8 ed i am come down to deliver them neighbour, and of her that lojourneth in her

the hand of the Egyptians, and to house, jewels of filver, and jewels of gold, to them up out of that land unto a good and raiment: and ye shall put them upon

and a large, unto a land Aowing with your fons, and upon your daughters; and ye Et and honey, unto the place of the Ca- ihall fpoil the Egyptians. Ratates, and the Hittites, and the Amor,

C'HA P. IV. 2, and te Puritzites, and the Hivites, and 1 Mofesrod is turned into a fergent : 6 his the jetuftes.

hand is leprous. 21 Gods mejage to Pha. Now, therefore, behold, the cry of the raoh, este sito seen ele oppreciation where with the Archego eun het toelieve me, Hot bearbeiten gyptians opprefs thein.

unto my voice : for they will say, The LORD 10 Come, now, therefore, and I will fend hath not appeared unto thee. the unto Pharaoh, that thou mayett bring 2 And the LORD taid unto him, what is th my people, the children of Israel, out that in thine hand? And he said, A rod. lagt

3 And he said, Calt it on the ground. And II And Moses said unto God, Who am I, he cat it on the ground, and it became a ferthat I hould go unto Pharaoh, and that i pent: and Mofes fled from before it. Beeld bring forth the children of lfrael out 4 And the LORD said unto Moses, Put forth

thine hand, and take it by the tail. And he 11 And he said, Certainly I will be with put forth his hand and caught it, and it beDet: and this shall be a token unto thce that came a rod in his hand. 1 kere fent thee; When thou hatt brought S That they may believe that the LORD Rest the people out of Egypt, ye shall ferve God of their fathers, the God of Abraham, God spon this mountain.

the God of Ifaac, and the God of Jacob, 13 And Mofes faid onto God, Behold, when hath appeared unto thee. int unto the children of Ifrael, and shall 6 1 And the LORD said, farthermore, unto Ly onto them, The God of your fathers hath him, Put now thine hand into thy boloin, fehi te unto you; and they fhall say to And he put his hand, into his bofom : and, What is his name? what shall I fay unto when he took it out, behold, his hand was

leprous as fnow. 14 And God Caid unto Moses, I AM THAT 7 And he said, Put thine hand into thy 1 AM, and he said, Thus fhalt thou say unto bosom again, And he put his hand into his that children of Hracl, I AM fuath font une bofom again, and plucked it out of his hu

som; and, behold, it was turned again as his Is And God said, moreover, unto Moses, other fieth. Thas that there fay unto the children of Ir- 8 And it shall come to pass, If they will radi, The Lord God of your fathers, the God not believe thee, neither hearken to the

Alaadim, the God of Isaac, and the God voice of the firft fign, that they will believe

zoek hath sent me unto you : this is my the voice of the latter lign. me for ever, and this is my memorial unto And it thall come to pass, if they will orations

not believe also these two figns, neither & Go and gather the elders of Israel toge. hearken unto thy voice, that thou ihalt take ket, and lay onto them, The LORD God of of the water of the river, and pour it upon your fathers, tac God of Abraham, of Ifaac, the dry laxd: and the water which thou

of facob, appeared unto me, saying, i takeft out of the river, fail become'blood Have forely visited you, and feen that which upon the dry land. dane to you in Egypt.

10 I And Mofes faid unto the LORD, O 17 And I have said, I will bring yon up out my Lord, I am not cloquent, neither here

the affli&tion of Egypt unto the land of cofore, nor fince thou haft spoken unto thy the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the A- servant : but I am flow of "peech, and of the borites, and the Perizziscs, and the Hivites, low tongu.

to you.


11 And the LORD said unto him, Who hath 31 And the people believed: and when made mans mouth! or who maketh the they heard that the LORD had visited the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind! children of Israel, and that he had looked have not I the LORD!

upon their amiction, thea they bowed their 12 Now, therefore, go, and I will be with thy heads and worshipped. mouth, and teach thee what thou thalt fay.

сҢА Р. Р. 13 And he said, O my Lord, fend, I pray i Pharaoh chidetk Mofes and Aaron: s kt is thee, by the hand of him whom thou wilt creafech the Ifraelites talle: 15 ht credits send.

their complaints : 20 they cry out upon Ne14 And the anger of the LORD was kindled fes and Aaron. 21 Mofes complaineth 4 againit Moses, and he said, Is not Aaron the God. Levite thy brother! I know that he can speak Nd afterward Mores and Aaron went io, well. meet thec; and, when he seeth thee, he will God of lfrael, Let my people go, that they be glad in his heart.

may hold a fait unto me in the wilderness. is And thou thalt speak unto him, and put 2 And Pharaoh said, who is the LORD, words in his mouth : and I will be with thy that I thould obey his voice to let Israci go! mouth, and with his mouth, and will teach i know not the Lord, neither will I let lfrael you what ye shall do.

go. 16 And he shall be thy Spokesman unto the 3 And they said, The God of the Hepeople: and he shall be, even he thall be to brews hath met with us : let us go, we pray thee inttead of a nouth, and thou thalt be to thee, three days journey into the defert, him inftead of God.

and sacrifice unto the LORD our God; lett 17 And thou that take this rod in thine he fall upon us with peftilence, or with the hand, wherewith thou shalt do signs.

sword. 18 ( And Moses went, and returned to Je. 4 And the king of Egypt said unto these thro his father-in-law, and said unto him, wherefore de ye, Moses and Aaron, let the Let me go, I pray thee, and return unto my people from their works? get you unto your brethren which are in Egypt, and see whe- burdens. ther they be yet alive. And Jethro said to 5 And Pharaoli faid, Behold, the people of Moses, Go in peace.

the land now are many, and ye make them 19 And the LORD said unto Mofes in Mi- reit from their burdens. dian, Go, return into Egypt: for all the men 6 And Pharaoh commanded the same day are dead which sought thy life.

the talk-matters of the people, and their of 20 And Moses took his wife, and his sons, ficers, laying, and set them upon an afs, and lie returned to 7 Ye thall no more give the people ftrew to the land of Egypt. And Meses took the rod make brick, as heretofore: let them go ased of God in his hand.

gather Itraw for themselves. 21 And the LORD faid unto Moses, When 8 And the tale of the bricks, which they thou goeft to return into Egypt, see that thou did make heretofore, ye shall lay upon thertz do all

those wonders before Pharao!ı which I ye thall not diminish ought thereof for they have put in thine hand: but I will harden his be idle ; therefore they cry, saying, Let us go heart, that he shall not let the people go. and sacrifice to our God.

12 And thou thalt fay unto Pharaoli, Thus 9 Let there more work be laid upan the faith the LORD, Ifrael is my son, even my men, that they may labour thercin ; and let frtt-born.

them not regard vain words. 23. And I say unto thee, Let my son go, 10 9 And the task-masters of the people that he may serve me: and if thou refuse to went out, and their officers, and they space let him go, behold, I will Nay thy fon, even to the people, saying, Thus faith Pharaoh, I thy first-born.

will not give you traw 14 9 And it came to pass by the way, in I Go ye, get you itraw where ye cas the inn, that the Lord met him, and sought find it: yet not ought of your work thall be to kill him.

diminished. 25 Then Zipporah took a sharp ttane, and 12 $o the people were scattered abroad eut off the foreikin of her son, and catt it at throughout all the land of Egypt, to gather his feet, and said, Surely a bloody husband Hubble inttead of ttraw. art thou to me.

13 And the task-mafiers hafted them, like 26 So he let him go : then she said, Aing, Fulfil your works, your daily talks, bloody husband thou art, because of the cir. when there was ttraw. cumcifion.

14 And the officers of the children of lad 27 9 And the LORD said to Aaron, Go into which Pharaolis talk-matters had fet ovat the wilderness to meet Moses. And he went, them, were beaten, and demandcd, where and met him in the inoynt of God, and fore have ye not fulfilled your talk'in mal killed him.

ing brick, both yetterday and to-day, as bcre 28 And Mores told Aaron all the words of tofore? the LORD who liad sent him, and all the 15 9 Then the officers of the children of figns which he had commanded him.

Israel came and cried unto Pharaoh, saying 29 And Moses and Aaron went, and ga. Wherefore dealelt thou thus with thy ser thered together all the elders of the cluldren vants ? of lfrael.

16 There is no Hraw given unto thy fer 30 And Aaron fpake all the words which vants, and they say to us, Make brick and, the LORD had spoken unto Moses, and did behold, thy fervants are beaten; but the the higos i the fight of the people.

fault is in thine own people.

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