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13 And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come unto the Children of Israel, and shall say unto them, The God of your Fathers hath sent me unto you: and they fhill say to me, What is his Name? What shall I say unto them?

14 ! And GOD said unto . Rev. i. 4 John to the Seven Moses, I AM THAT I AM: he

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IM: be unto you, and Peace. from him And he said, Thus shalt thou which is, and which was, and which fav unto the Children of Il- is to COME ; and from the Seven Spi• rael, I AM hath sent me un

s And from Jesus Christ, who is to you.

the faithful WITNESS, and the FIRST1; And God said more

BEGOTTEN of the Dead, and the PRINCE

of the Kings of the Earth ; unto him orer unto Moses, Thus shalt

that LOVED us, and WASHED us from thou say unto the Children of our Șins in his own Blood. Israel, The LORD God of

6 And hath male us Kings and


PRIESTS unto God and his Father ; your Fathers, the God of A- to whom be GLORY and DOMINION braham, the God of Isaac, for ever and ever. and the God of Jacob hath and the con of Loob hoch 7 Behold, he COMETH with Clouds;

and every Eye shall see him, and they lent me unto you: this is my also which PIERCED him. Name for ever, and this is 8 I AM ALPHA AND OMEGA, the my Memorial unto all Gene

BEGINNING and the ENDING, saith the

LORD, which is, and which was, and sations.

which is to COME, the ALMIGHTY. 16 Go and gather the El- Fohn viii. 58 Jesus said unto them, ders of Israel together, and ABRAHAM was, L'AM.

Verily verily I say unto you, Before Ly 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 Egypt.

17 And I have said, I will bring you up out of the Affliction of Egypt, unto the Land of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, aud the Jebusites, unto a Land flowing with Milk and Hony.

18 And they shall hearken to thy Voice: and thou shalt come, thou and the Elders of Israel, unto the King of Egypt, and you shall say unto him, The LORD God of the HEBREWS hath met with us; and now let us go (we befeech thee) three Days Journey into the Wilderness, that we may facrifice to the LORD our God.

19 And I am sure that the King of Egypt will not let you go, no not by a mighty Hand.


20 And

20 And I will stretch out my Hand, and smite Egypt with all my Wonders which I will do in the Midst thereof: and after that, he will let you go. .

21 And I will give this People Favour in the Sight of the Egyptians : and it shall come to pass, that when ye go, ye shall not go empty :

22 But every Woman shall borrow of her Neighbour, and of her that sojourneth in her House, Jewels of Silver, and Jewels of Gold, and Raiment : and ye shall put them upon our Sons, and upon your Daughters; and ye shall spo i tle Egyptians.

CH A P. IV. ! Moses's Rod is turned into a Serpent : 6 His Hand is leprous :

10 He is loath to be sent : 14 Aaron is appointed to all it bim. 21 God's Message to Pharaoh.

l'er. I AND Moses answered and said, But behold, they

I will not believe me, nor hearken unto my Voice: for they will say, The Lord hath not appeared unto thee.

2 And the LORD said unto him, What is that in thy Hand? And he said, A Rod.

3. And he said, Cast it on the Ground; and he cast it on the Ground, and it became a SERPENT ; and Moses filed from before it.

4 And the Lord said unto Moses, Put forth thine Hand, and take it by the Tail. And he put forth his Hand, and caught it, and it became a Rop in his Hand.

5 That they may Believe that the Lord God of their Fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath APPEARED unto thee.

6 And the LORD said furthermore unto him, Put now thine Hand into thy Bosom ; and he put his Hand into his Bosom ; and when he took it out, behold, his Hand was leprous as Snow.

7 And he said, Put thy Hand into thy Bosom again : and he put his Hand into his Bofom again, and plucked it out of his Bosom, and behold, it was turned again as his other Flesh.

8 And it shall come pass, if they will not BELIEVE thee, neither hearken to the Voice of the first Sign, that they will bclicve the Voice of the latter Sign.

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. And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe also these two Signs, neither hearken unto thy Voice, that thou shalt take of the Water of the River, and pour it upon the dry Land : and the Water which thou takest out of the River, shall become Blood upon the dry Land.

10 And Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, I am not ELOQUENT, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy Servant : but I AM SLOW of Speech, and of a flow Tongue.

11 s And the LORD said Isa. I. 4 The Lord God hath giunto him, Who hath made

oth made ven me the Tongue of the Learned,

that I should know how to speak a Man's MOUTH? or who Word in Season to him that is weary: maketh the DUMB, or DEAF, he wakeneth Morning by Morning:

he wakeneth mine Ear to hear as or the SEEING, or the Blind?

the Learned. have not I, the LORD?

Matth. X. 19 When they deliver you 12 Now therefore go, and up, take no Thought how, or what

ye shall SPEAK, for it shall be GIVEN I will be with thy MOUTH, you in that same Hour, what ye shall and teach thee what thou shalt speak. lay.

20 For it is not ye that speak, but

the SPIRIT of your Father, which 13 And he said, O my

SPEAK ETH in you. Lord, send I pray thee, by Luke xii. 11 when they bring you the Hand of him whom thou

unto the Synagogues, and unro Ma

gistrates, and Powers, take ye no wilt send.

Thought how, or what Thing ye shall 14 And the Anger of the Answer, or what ye shall lay : LORD was kindled against ne kindled norintti


12 For the Holy Ghost shall teach

you in the same Hour, what ye ought Moses, and he said, Is not to

TO SAY. AARON the Levite thy Bro I Cor. i. 26 Ye fee your Calling, ther? I know that he can

Brethren, how that not many WISE

Men after the Flesh, not many mighspeak well. And also, be- Ty, not many NOBLE are called, hold, he cometh forth to 27 But God hath chosen the foolmeet thee : and when he ish Things of the World, to con

found the WISE ; and God hath chofeeth thee, he will be glad in fen the weak Things of the World, bis Heart.

to confound the THINGS which are

MIGHTY. 15 And thou shalt speak M

28 And bare Things of the World, unto him, and put Words in- and Things which are despised, hath to his Mouth : and I will be God choten, yea, and Things which

ARE NOT, hath God chosen, to bring with thy Mouth, and with his to mo

S to nought Things THAT ARE. Mouth, and will teach ye 29 That no Flesh should GLORY in what ye shall do.

his presence. · 16 And he shall be thy Spokesman unto the People : and he shall be, even he shall be to thee instead of a Mouth, and thou shalt be to him instead of God,

17 And thou shalt take this Rod in thine Hand, wheiewith thou shalt do Signs.

18 And Moses went and returned to Jethro his Fatherin-law, and said unto him, Let me go, I pray thee, and return unto my Brethren, which are in Egypt, and see whether they be yet alive. And Jethro said to Moses, Go in Peace. '19 · And the Lord said ' Matth. ii. 20 Arise, and take the

YOUNG CHILD, and his Mother, and unto Moses in Midian, Go, go into the Land of Israel, for they RETURN into Egypt : for all ÅRE DEAD which soUGHT the young the Men are DEAD which Child's Life. fought thy Life.

20 And Moses took his Wife, and his Sons, and set them upon an Ass, and he returned to the Land of Egypt. And Moses took the Rod of God in his Hand.

21 And the LORD said unto Moses, When thou goest to return into Egypt, see that thou do all those WONDERS before Pharaoh, which I have put in thine Hand: but I will hearden his Heart, that he shall not let the People go.

22 And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, Thus faith the LORD, Ifrael is my Son, even my First-born.

23 And I say unto thee, Let my Son go, that he may serve me: and if thou refuse to let him go, behold, I will SLAY thy Son, even thy FIRST-BORN.

27 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 People.

31. And the People BELIEVED : and when they heard that the LORD had visited the Children of Israel, and that he had looked upon their AFELICTION, then they BOWED their Heads and WORSHIPPED,

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CH A P. V. i Pharaoh chideth Moses and Aaron : 5 He increaseth the il

raelites Tafk. 22 Mofes complaineth to God.

Ver. 1 AND afterwards Moses and AARON went in, and

a told Pharaoh, Thus faith the LORD God of Ilrael, 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 O'sey his Voice to let Israel go? 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 ihe Delart, and sacrifice unto the Lord our God; left he fill 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 And Pharaoh said, Behold, the People of the Land now are many, and you make them rest from their BURDENS.

6 And Pharaoh commanded the same Day the Talk-maiters 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 themselves.

8 And the Tale of the Bricks which they did make heretofore, you shall lay upon them; you shall not diminish ought 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.

io And the Task-masters of the People went out, and their Officers, and they spake to the People, saying, Thus faith Pharaoh, I will not give you Straw.

11 Go ye, get you Straw where you can find it : yet, not ought of your WORK shall be DIMINISHED.

12 So the People were scattered abroad throughout all the Land of Egypt, to gather Stubble instead of Straw.

13 And the TASK-MASTERS hasted them, saying, Fulfil your Works, your daily Tasks, as when there was STRAW.

14. And

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