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12 His eyes shall be red with wine, and bsteth white with milk. j;* Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of the sea; and he shall be for an haven of #ips; and his bordershall be unto Zidon. j47 Issachar is a strong ass, couching down between two burdens : 15 And he saw that rest was good, and thełm that it was pleasant; and bowed his solder to bear, and became a servast unto tribute. If [Dan shall judge his people, as one of the tribes of Israel. 17 Dan shall be a serpent by the way, anzöderinthepath, that biteth the horseher's, so that his ridershall fallbackward. 13 I have waited for thy salvation, O LORD. 19's Gad, a troop shall overcome him: but he shall overcome at the last. 20%. Asher his bread shall be fat, and he shall yield royal dainties. 21 W. Noi. a hind let loose : he giveth godly words. 22*. Josephi, a fruitful bough, even a fruitfill bough by a well ; ovhose branches run over the wall: .23 The archers have sorel grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him: 44 But his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong to the hands of the mighty God of Jacob: * is the shepherd, the stone of

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The mourning for Jacob. 51 and Rebekah his wife; and there Iburied Leah

| 32 The purchase of the field and of the | cave that is therein, was from the children of Heth. 33 And when Jacob had made an end of commanding his sons, he gathered up his feet into the bed, and yielded up the ghost, and was gathered unto his

people. CHAP. L. 1 The mourning for Jacob. 7 The funeral. 24 Josefuh frosthesieth to his brethren of their return. 26 His death. A. Joseph fell upon his father's face, and wept upon him, and kissed him. 2 And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father: and the physicians embalmed Israel. 3 And forty days were fulfilled for him ; (for so are fulfilled the days of those which are embalmed :) and the Egyptians mourned for him threescore and ten days. 4 And when the days of his mourning were past, Joseph spake unto the house of Pharaoh, saying, If now I have found ce in your eyes, speak, I pray you, in the ears of #." yy 5 My father made me swear, saying, Lo, I die : in my §. which I have digged for me in the land of Canaan, there shalt thoubury me. Now therefore let me go up, I pray thee, and bury my father, and I * come again. 6 And Pharaoh said, Go up, and bury thy father, according as he made thee SWear. 7 's And Joseph, went up to bury his father: and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his }. and all the elders of the land of Egypt, o

brethren, and his father's house : onl their little ones, and their flocks, and their herds they left in the land of Goshen. 9 And there went up with him both chariots and horsemen: and it was a very great company. 10 And they came to the threshingfloor of Atad, which is o Jordan, and there they mourned with a great and very sore lamentation : and he made a mourning for his father seven days. 11 And when the mbabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning in the floor of Atad, they said, This to a grievous mourning to the Egyptians: wherefore the name of it was called Abelmizraim, which is beyond Jordan. 12 And his sons did unto him according as he commanded them : 13 For his sons carried him into the land of Canaan, and buried him in the

cave of the field of Machpelah, which

gyp 8 And all the house of Joseph, and his o 52 The Israelites offiressed.

Abraham bought with the field for a possession of a burying-place of Ephron the Hittite, before Mamre. 14 of And Joseph returned into Fgypt, he and his brethren, and all that went up with him to bury his father, after he had buried his father. 15 M And when Joseph's brethren saw that their father was dead, they said, Joseph will peradventure hate us, and will certainly requite us all the evil which we did unto him. 15 And they sent messengers unto Joseph, saying, Thy father did command before he died, saying, 17 So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the trespass of thy brethren, and their sin ; for they did unto thee evil: and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spake unto him. 18 And his brethren also went and fell down before his face: and they said, Behold, we be thy servants. 19 And Joseph said unto them, Fear not: for am I in the place of God

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CHAP. I. 1 The children of Israel multiply. 8 They are offiressed by a new king. 15 The midwives save the males alive. OW these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt; every man and his household came with Jacob. 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, 3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, 4 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. 5 And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob, were seventy souls: for Joseph was in E § already. 6 And Joseph died, and all his brethren, and all that generation. 7 's And the children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and o and waxed exceeding mighty; and the land was filled with them. 8 Now, there arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph. 9 And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children .# Israel are more and mightier than we. 10 Come on, let us deal wisely with them: lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land. 11 Therefore they did sct over them task-masters, to afflict them with their burdens.

And they built for Pharaoh

treasure-cities, Pithom, and Raamses.

12 But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew. ...And they were grieved because of the children of Israel. 13 And the Egyptians made the children of Israel to serve with rigour. 14 And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage, in mortar, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their service wherein they made them serve, was with rigour. 15 And the king of Egypt spake to the Hebrew midwives, (of §§ the name of one was Shiphrah, and the name of the other Puah : 16 And he said, When ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them upon the stools; if it be a son, then ye shall kill him ; but if it be a daughter, then she shall live. 17 But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men-children alive. 18 And the king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said unto them, Why have ye done this thing, and have saved the men-children alive 2 19 And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women: for they are lively, and are delivered ere the midwives come in unto them. Sy Therefore God dealt well with the

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14 And he said, Who made thee a prince and a judge over us? intendestthou to kill me, as thou killedst the Egyptian 2 And Moses feared, and said, Surely this thing is known. 15 Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: and he sat down by a well. 16 Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters: and they came and drew water, and filled the troughs to water their father's flock. 17 And the shepherds came and drove them away: but Moses stood up and helped them, and watered their flock. 18 And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How is it that you are come so soon to-day 2 19 And they said, An Egyptian delivered us out of the hand of the shepherds, and also drew water enough for us, and watered the flock. 20 And he said unto his daughters, And where is he? why is it that ye have left the man?' call him, that he may eat bread. 21 And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter. 22 And she bare him a son, and he called his name Gershom : for he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land. 23 Ms And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried; and their cry came up unto God, by reason of the bondage. 24 And God heard their groaning, and Godremembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob. 25 And God looked upon the children of Israel, and God had respect unto them. CHAP. III. 1 Moses keesieth Jethro’s flock. 2 God | to him in a burning bush. 9 e sendeth him to deliver Israel. No. Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the back side of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb. 2 And the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. 3 And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt. 4 And when the LoRD saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I. 5 And he said, Draw not nigh hither:

54 Moses sent to deliver Israel:

put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground. 6 Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face: for he was afraid to look upon God. 7 of And the LoRD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard theircry by reason of their task-masters; for Iknow their sorrows : 8. And I am come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out of that land, unto a good land, and a large, unto a land flowing with milk and honey; unto the place of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites. 9 Now therefore, behold, the cry of the children of Israel is come unto me: and I have also seen the oppression wherewith the Egyptians oppressed them. 10 Come now therefore, and I will send thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayest bring forth my people the children of Israel out of Fo: 11 T And Moses said unto God, Who am I, that I should go unto Pharoah, and that I should bring forth the children of Isracl out of o ? 12 And he said, Certainly I will be with thee; and this shall be a token untothee, that I . . o: When thou hast brought forth the people out of Egypt, ye . God ioi, ...” y 13 And Moses said unto God, Behold, ~hen I come unto the children of Israel, and shall say unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you; and they shall say to me, What is his name? What shall I say unto them? 14 And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you. 15. And God said moreover unto Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, The Lord God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the {. of Isaac, and the God of Jacob hath sent me unto you: this s my name for ever, and this is my memorial unto all generations. 16 Go and gather the elders of Israel together, and say unto them, The Lord God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, appeared unto me, saying, I have surely visited you, and seen that which is done to you in

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Hivites, and the Jebusites, unto a land flowing with milk and honey. 18 And they shall hearken to thy voice; and thou shalt comc, thou and the elders of Israel, unto the king of Egypt, and ye shall say unto him, The Lord God of the Hebrews hath met with us; and now let us go, (we beseech thce) three daysjourney into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the Lord our God.

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CHAP. v. The Israelites bondage increased. 55

and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet, and said, Surely a bloody husband art thou to me. 26. So he let him go: then she said, A bloody husband thou art, because of the Circuinclsion. 27 T And the Lord said to Aaron, Go into the wilderness to meet Moses. And he went, and met him in the mount of God, and kissed him. 28 And Moses told Aaron all the words of the Lord who had sent him, and all the signs which he had commanded him. 29 And Moses and Aaron went, and gathered together all the elders of the children of Israel: 30 And Aaron spake all the words which the Lord had spoken unto Moses, and did the signs in the sight of the so. 31's And the people believed: and when they heard that the Lord had visited the children of Israel, and that he had looked upon their affliction, then they bowed their heads and hood. CHAP. V. 1 Pharaoh chideth Moses and Maron. 5 He increaseth the Israelites task. 22 Moses comflaineth to God. ND afterward Moses and Aaron went in, and told Pharaoh, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, Let my people go, that they may hold a feast unto me in the wilderness. 2 And Pharaoh said, Who is the LoRD, that I should obey his voice to let Israel go 2 I know not the Lord, neither will I let Israel go. 3 And they said, The God of the Hebrews hath met with us : let us go, we pray thee, three days journey into the desert, and sacrifice unto the Lord our God; lest he fall upon us with pestilence, or with the sword. 4 And the king of Egypt said unto them, Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, let the people from their works? get you unto your burdens. 5 T And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people of the land now are many, and ye make them rest from their burdens. 6 And Pharaoh commanded the same day the task-masters of the people, and their officers, saying, 7 Ye shall no more give the people straw to make brick, as heretofore ; let them go and gather straw for themselyes. 8 And the tale of the bricks which they did make heretofore, ye shall !. upon them: yeshall not diminish aught thereof: for they be idle; therefore they cry, saying, Let us go and sacrifice to our God. 9 Let there more work be laid upon the men, that they may labour therein: and let them not regard vain words. 10 And the task-masters of the people went out, and their officers, and they

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