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66 The heofile murmur for bread: EXODUS.
24 And the o, murmured against Moses, ...R. at shall we drink? 25 And he cried unto the Lor D ; and the Lord shewed him a tree, which when he had cast into the waters, the waters were made sweet: there he made for them a statute and an ordinance, and there he proved them, 26 And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the Lord thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his com: o and keep all his statutes; I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the Lori that healeth thee. 27 | And they came to Elim, where overe twelve wells of water, and threescore and ten palm-trees : and they encamped there by the waters. CHAP. XVI. 2 The Israelites murmur for want of ... bread. 11 Quails are sent, 14 and manna. Ao they took their journey, from Elim, and all the congregation of the children of Israel came unto the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after their departing out of the land of Egypt. 2 And the §e congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness:
3 And the children of Israel said unto
them, Would to God we had died by the hand of the Lord in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh-pots, and when we did eat bread to the full : for ye have brought us forth into this wilderness, to kill this whole assembly with hunger. 4 || Then said the Lord unto Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you ; and the people shall go out and gather a certain rate every day, that I may prove them, Woo. will walk in my law, or no. 5 And it shall come to pass, that on the sixth day they shall prepare that which they o; in ; and it shall be twice as much as they gather daily. 6 And Moses and Aaron said unto all the children of Israel, At even, then ye shall know that the LoRD hath brought you out from the land of Egypt: 7 And in the morning, then ye shall sce the glory of the Lord ; for that he heareth your murmurings against the LoRD : And what are we, that ye murmur against us? 8 And Moses said, This shall be when the LoRD shall, give you in the evening flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to the full ; for that the Lord heareth your murmurings which ye murmur against him: And what are we? your murmurings are not against us, but against the Lord,
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9 || And Moses spake unto Aaron, Say unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, Come near before the LoRD : for he hath heard your murmurings. 10 And it came to pass, as Aaron spake unto the whole congregation of the children of Israel, that they looked toward the wilderness, and behold, the glory of the Lord appeared in the cloud. 11 || And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, o have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel; Speak unto them, saying, At even ye shall eat flesh, and in the morning ye shall be filled with bread: and ye shall know that I am the LoRD your God. 13 And it came to pass, that at even the quails came up, and covered the camp : and in the morning the dew lay round about the host. 14 And when the dew that lay was gone up, behold, upon the face of the wilderness there lay a small round thing, as small as the hoar frost on the ground: 15 And when the children of Israel saw it, they said one to another, It is mail: na: for they wist not what it was. And Moses said unto them, This is the bread which the Lorp hath given you to eat. 16 T This is the thing which the LoRD hath commanded, Gather of it every man according to his eating: an omer for every man according to the number of your persons, take ye every man for them which are in his tents. 17 And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, some more, some less. 18 And when they did mete it with an omer, he that gathered much had nothing over, and he that gathered little had no lack: they gathered every man according to his eating. 19 And Koes said, Let no man leave of it till the morning. 20 Notwithstanding, they hearkenedo unto Moses; but some of them left of it until the morning, and it bred worms, and stank : and Šiš. was wroth with them. 21 And they gathered it every morning; every man according to his ...i. and when the sun waxed hot, it melt 22 And it came to pass, that on th: sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for one man : all the rulers of the congregation came told Moses. - 33 Andhe said unto them, This is that which the Lord hath said, To-morro" is the rest of the holy sabbath, uno the Lond : bake that which ye will bake so day, and seethe that ye will seeth: ". that which remaineth over, lay up for?" to be kept until the morning; 24 And they laid it up till the mo"
o v1.1, xvi II. ..fmalek is overcome. 67 kill us and our children and our cattle with thirst 2 4 And Moses cried unto the Lord, saying, What shall I do unto this people? they be almost ready to stone me. 5 And the Lord said unto Moses, Go on before the people, and take with thee of the elders of Israel: and thy rod, wherewith thou smotest the river, take in thine hand, and go. 6 Behold, I will stand before theethere upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel. 7 And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the Lord, saying, Is the Lord among us, or not? 8 || Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim. 9 And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose | us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek; to-morrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in mine hand. 10. So Joshua did as Moses had said to him, and fought with Amalek: and Moses, Aaron, and Hur, went up to the top of the hill. 11 And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel vailed : and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed. 12 But Moses’ hands were heavy; and they took a stone, and put it under him, . he sat thereon: and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one side, and the other on the other side; and his hands were steady until the going down of the sun. 13. And Joshua discomfited Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword. 14 And the Lord said unto Moses, Write this for a memorial in a book, and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua: for I will utterly put out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven. 15 T And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it JEHOVAH-missi: 16 For he said, Because the Lord hath sworn that the Lord will have war with Amalek from generation to generation. CHAP. XVIII. 1 Jethro bringeth to Moses his wife and two sons. 7 Moses entertaineth him,
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3 And her two sons; of which the name of the one was Gershom ; (for he said, 1 have been an alien in a strange land % 4 And the name of the other was Eliezer; (for the God of my father, said he, was mine help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh:) 5 And Jethro, Moses’ father-in-law, came with his sons and his wife unto Moses into the wilderness, where he encamped at the mount of God : 6 And he said unto Moses, I thy fatherin-law Jethroam come unto thee, and thy wife, and her two sons with her. 7 of And Moses went out to meet his father-in-law, and did obeisance, and kissed him: and they asked each other of their welfare: and they came into the tent. 8 And Moses told his father-in-law all that the Lord had done unto Pharaoh, and to the Egyptians for Israel's sake, and all the travail that had come upon them by the way, and how the Lord delivered en). 9 And Jethro rejoiced for all the goodness which the Lord had done to Israel, whom he had delivered out of the hando the Egyptians. 10 And Jethro said, Blessed bethe Lord, who hath delivered you out of the hand of the Egyptians, and out of the hand of Pharaoh, who hath delivered the people from under the hand of the Egyptians. 11 Now I know that the Lok D is greater than all gods: for in the thing wherein they dealt $.” he 7: as above them. 12 And Jethro, Moses’ father-in-law, took a burnt-offering and sacrifices for God: and Aaron came, and all the elders of Israel to eat bread with Moses' fatherin-law before God. 13 || And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moses sat to judge the people: and the people stood by §. from the morning unto the evening. ... 14 And when Moses' father-in-law saw all that he did to the people, he said, What is this thing that thou doest to the people? Why sittest thou thyself alone, and all the people stand by thee from morning unto even 2 15 And Moses said unto his father-inlaw, Because the people come unto me to inquire of God: • 16 When they have a matter, they come unto me, and I judge between one and another, and I do make them know the statutes of God, and his laws. 17 Aud Moses’ father-in-law said unto o The thing that thou doest is not ox!. o 18 Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for this thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone. 19 Heatken now unto my voice, I will
ive thee counsel, and God shall be with ee: Be thou for the people to Godward, that thou mayest bring the causes unto God: 20 And thou shalt teach them ordinances and laws, and shalt shew them the way wherein they must walk, and the work that they must do. 21 Moreover, thou shalt provide out of all the le, able men, such as fearCod, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens: 22 And let them judge the people at all seasons: and it shall be, that cvery great matter they shall bring unto thee, but every small matter they shall judge: so shall it be easier for thyself, and they shall bear the burden with thee. 23 If thou shalt do this thing, and God command thee so, then thou shalt be able to endure, and all this people shall also go to their place in peace. 24 So Moses hearkened to the voice of his father-in-law, and did all that he had said. 25 And Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the ple, rulers of thousands, rulers of-hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers often. 26 And they judged the people atoll seasons: the hard causes they brough" unto Moses, but every small matter' judged themselves. 3: "And Moses let his father-in-law depart; and he went his way into his own CHAP. XIX. *-**** 1 The fieofile come to Sinai. 3 Godo. sage to them out of the mount. 8 Their answer. 16 His fearful foresence: IN the third month, when the o of Israel were gone forth out of...". land of Egypt, the same day came they into the wilderness of Sinai. hi2 For they were departed from Repo! dim, and were come to the o g Sinai, and had pitched in the wilderness: there Israel encamped before th: . 3 T And Moses went o Goso; the the ior p called unto him out 9. to mountain, saying, Thus shalt thou i. the house of jačb, and tell the ch of Israel; - * 4 ye have seen what I did unto" * gyptians, and how I oo eag wings, and brought you unto I *S. o if ye will o voice indeed, and keep my o, me ye shall be a peculiar treasure . is above all people: for all the * Inline : 6 And ye shall be unto me *o of priests, and an holy natio. o untC thé words which thou shalt SP”
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near to the LoRD, sanctify themselves, lest the LoRD break forth upon them. 23 And Moses said unto the Lord, The people cannot come up to mount Sinai : for thou chargedst us, saying, Set bounds about the mount, and sanctify it. 24 And the Lord said unto him, Away, get thee down, and thou shalt come up, thou, and Aaron with thee: Butlet not the priests and the people break through, to come up unto the Lord, lest he break forth upon them. 25 So Moses went down unto the people, and spake unto them. CHAP. XX. 1 The ten commandments. 22 Idolatry jorbidden. 24 Of what sort the altar should be. A* God spake all these words, sayIn
2 I . the LoRD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. 3Thoushalthavenoother godsbeforeme. 4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any ho image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth : 5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the Lord th God am a jealous God, visiting the iniqui§ of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me ; 6 And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments. 7 Thou shalt not take the name of the LoRD thy God in vain : for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain. 8 Remember the sabbath-day to keep it holy. 9 Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: 10 But the seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, northy son, northy daughter, thy man-servant, northy maid. servant, northy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: 11 For in six days the Lorp made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the Lord blessed the sabbath-day, and hallowed it. 12 Honour thy father and thy mother : that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee. 13 Thou shalt not kill. 14 Thou shalt not commit adultery. 15 Thou shalt not steal. 16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour. 17 Thou o not covet thy neighbour's 70 Laws for servants.
house, thou shalt not covet thy ne; hbour's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his ruaid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbour's. 18 of And all the cople saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they removed, and stood afar off. 19 And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not Got speak with us, lest we die. 20 Åo Moses said unto the people, Fear not : for God is come to prove you, and that his fear may be before yourfaces, that ye sin not. 21 And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God was. 22 And the Lord said unto Moses, Thus thou shalt say unto the children of Israel; Ye have seen that I have talked with you from heaven. 23 Ye shall not make with me gods of silver, neither shall ye make unto you gods of gold. 24 || An altar of earth thou shalt make unto me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt-offerings, and thy peace-offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen : in all places where 1 record my name I will come unto thee, and I will bless thee. 25 And if thou wilt make me an altar of stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn stone: for if thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou hast polluted it. 26 Neither shalt thou go up by steps unto mine altar, that thy nakedness not discovered thereon. CHAP. XXI. 1 Laws for servants, 12 for man-slaughter, 16 man-stealers, 17 cursers offiarents, and several others. No. these are the judgments which thou shalt set before them. 2 If thou buy an Hebrew servant, six wears he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing. 3. If he came in by himself, he shall go out by himself: if he were married, then his wife shall go out with him. 4 If his master have given him a wife, and she have born him sons or daughters; the wife and her children shall be her master's, and he shall go out by himself. 5 T And if the servant shall plainly say, I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free: 6 Then his mastershall bring him unto the judges; he shall also bring him to the door, or unto the door-post; and his master shallbore his earthrough with an awl; and he shall serve him for ever. 7 's And if a man sell his daughter to be a maid-servant, she shall not go out as the men-servants do.
8 If she R. nother master, who hatil betrothed her to himself, then shall helet her be redeemed: to sell her untoastrange nation he shall have no power, seeing he hath dealt deceitfully with her. 9 And if he have betrothed her unto his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters. 10 If he take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage shall he not diminish. 11 And if he do not these three unto her, then shall she go out free without money. 12 || He that smiteth a man, so that he die, shall be surely put to death. 13 And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver him into his hand; then . appoint thee a place whither he shal ce.
14 But if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbour, to 'slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine al tar, that he may die. 15 And he that smiteth his father, 0. his mother, shall be surely put to death 16 Ms And he that stealeth a man, an: selleth him, or if he be found in his hand he shall surely be put to death. 17 || And he that curseth his father or his mother, shall surely be put t death. 18 "And if men strive together,andon smite another with a stone, or with his and he die not, but keepeth his bed: 19 If he rise again, and walk abroa upon his staff, then shall, he that smo him be quit: only he shall pay for the lo of his time, and shall cause him to b throughly healed. 20 And if a man Smite his servant," his maid, with a rod, and he die underhi hand; he shall be surely punished. 21 Notwithstanding, if he continue. day or two, he shall not be punished: he is his money. 22 s. If men strive, and hurt a woma with child, so that her fruit departs.” her, and yet no mischief follow; he sho be surely punished, according as the wo an’s husband will lay upon him; a shall pay as the judges determine. 23 And if any mischief follow, the thou shalt give #. for life, 24 Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hall for hand, foot for foot, . f 23 Burning for burning, wound " . wound, stripe for stripe. fh 26 And if a man smite the * of no servant, or the eye of his mo, #." o perish; he shall let him go free!" " eye's sake. - fant " 27 And if he smite out his man-so" ha tooth, or his maid-servant's tooth; he ".