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not fulfilled your task in making unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, be? brick both yesterday and to day, as ( name of God Almighty; but bra heretofore?
15 Then the officers of the chil- ) to them. dren of Israel came and cried unto 4 And I have also establir Pharaoh, saying, Wherefore dealest my covenant with them, to bi thou thus with thy servants ? (them the land of Canaan, the lo
16 There is no straw given unto of their pilgrimage, wherein by thy servants, and they say to us, were strangers. Make brick: and, behold, thy serv- 5 And I have also heard the gre ants are beaten; but the fault is in ing of the children of Israel, ma thine own people.
the Egyptians keep in bondage;a 17 But he said, Ye are idle, ye are I have remembered my covenant idle: therefore ye say, Let us go and 6 Wherefore say unto the children do sacrifice to the LORD.
of Israel, I am the Lord, and Ini 18 Go therefore now, and work; / bring you out from under the be for there shall no straw be given dens of the Egyptians, and (v vom, vet shall ye deliver the tale of rid you out of their bondage, sal
I will redeem you with a strike bricks. 19 And the officers of the children / ed out arm, and with great judge
and Mushi: these are the families
20 And Amram took him Joche- send th
of Israel did see that they were in ments:
and ye shall know that I am the 2ő And they met Moses and Aaron, LORD your God, which bringeth you who stood in the way, as they came out from under the burdens of the
Egyptians. i And they said unto them, The 8 And I will bring you in unto LORD look upon you, and judge; be- the land, concerning the which ! mouse ye have made our savour to did swear to give it to Abraham
forth from Pharaoh:
na Moses: and 3 And I will harden Pharaoh's
heart, and multiply my signs and even years. my wonders in the land of Egypt.
The plague of frogs. EXODUS.
The plague of lace.
thy servants, and from thy people; CHAPTER VIII.
they shall remain in the river only. Frogs are sent. 8 Pharaoh such to Moses ; 12
| 12 And Moses and Aaron went
6 And Moses and Aaron ażd Moses by prayer removeth them away. 16 The dust is turned into lice, which the magicians out from Pharaoh : and Moses cried could not do. 20 The swarms of flies. 25 Pha. taok inclineth to let the people go, 32 but yet is
unto the LORD because of the frogs hardened.
which he had brought against PhaAND the LORD spake unto Moses, raoh. A Go unto Pharaoh, and say unto 13 And the LORD did according to him, Thus saith the LORD, Let my the word of Moses; and the frogs people go, that they may serve me. died out of the houses, out of the 2 And if thou refuse to let them villages, and out of the fields. go, behold, I will smite all thy bor- 14 And they gathered them togethders with frogs:
er upon heaps; and the land stank. 3 And the river shall bring forth 15 But when Pharaoh saw that frogs abundantly, which shall go up there was respite, he hardened his and come into thine house, and into heart, and hearkened not unto them; thy bedchamber, and upon thy bed, as the LORD had said. and into the house of thy servants, | 16 | And the LORD said unto Mo and upon thy people, and into thineses, Say unto Aaron, Stretch out thy ovens, and into thy kneadingtroughs: rod, and smite the dust of the land, 4 And the frogs shall come up both that it may become lice throughout on thee, and upon thy people, and all the land of Egypt. upon all thy servants.
| 17 And they did so; for Aaron 5 And the LORD spake unto Moses, stretched out his hand with his rod, Say unto Aaron, Stretch forth thine and smote the dust of the earth, and hand with thy rod over the streams, it became lice in man, and in beast; over the rivers, and over the ponds, all the dust of the land became lice and cause frogs to come up upon throughout all the land of Egypt.
| 18 And the magicians did so with 6 And Aaron stretched out his their enchantments to bring forth band over the waters of Egypt; and | lice, but they could not: so there the frogs came up, and covered the were lice upon man, and upon beast land of Egypt.
| 19 Then the magicians said unto 7 And the magicians did so with Pharaoh, This is the finger of God: their enchantments, and brought up and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, frogs upon the land of Egypt. and he hearkened not unto them;
8 Then Pharaoh called for Moses as the LORD had said. and Aaron, and said, Entreat the 20 | And the LORD said unto MoLORD, that he may take away the ses, Rise up early in the morning, frogs from me, and from my people ; , and stand before Pharaoh; lo, he and I will let the people go, that cometh forth to the water ; and say they may do sacrifice unto the LORD. unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Let
9 And Moses said unto Pharaoh, my people go, that they may serve Glory over me: when shall I en- me. treat for thee, and for thy servants, 21 Else, if thou wilt not let my and for thy people, to destroy the people go, behold, I will send swarms frogs from thee and thy houses, of flies upon thee, and upon thy servthat they may remain in the river ants, and upon thy people, and into only?
| thy houses: and the houses of the 10 And he said, To morrow. And Egyptians shall be full of swarms he said, Be it according to thy word; of fies, and also the ground wherethat thou mayest know that there is on they are. none like unto the Lord our God. 22 And I will sever in that day
11 And the frogs shall depart from the land of Goshen, in which my thee, and from thy houses, and from people dwell, that no swarms of
the land of Egypt.
The plague of hail. EXODUS. Pharaoh's confession. ses, Rise up early in the morning, | 24 So there was hail, and fire minand stand before Pharaoh, and say gled with the hail, very grievous, unto him, Thus saith the LORD God such as there was none like it in all of the Hebrews, Let my people go, the land of Egypt since it became a that they may serve me.
nation. 14 For I will at this time send all' 25 And the hail smote throughout my plagues upon thine heart, and all the land of Egypt all that was upon thy servants, and upon thy in the field, both man and beast; people; that thou mayest know and the hail smote every herb of that there is none like me in all the field, and brake every tree of the earth.
the field. 15 For now I will stretch out my 26 Only in the land of Goshen, hand, that I may smite thee and thy where the children of Israel were, people with pestilence; and thou was there no hail. shalt be cut off from the earth. 27 And Pharaoh sent, and called
16 And in very deed for this cause for Moses and Aaron, and said unto have I raised thee up, for to shew in them, I have sinned this time: the thee my power; and that my name LORD is righteous, and I and my may be declared throughout all the people are wicked. earth.
28 Entreat the LORD (for it is 17 As yet exaltest thou thyself | enough) that there be no more against my people, that thou wilt mighty thunderings and hail; and I not let them go?
will let you go, and ye shall stay 18 Behold, to morrow about this no longer. time I will cause it to rain a very | 29 And Moses said unto him, As grievous hail, such as hath not been soon as I am gone out of the city, in Egypt since the foundation there- I will spread abroad my hands of even until now.
unto the LORD ; and the thunder 19 Send therefore now, and gather shall cease, neither shall there be thy cattle, and all that thou hast in any more hail; that thou mayest the field; for upon every man and know how that the earth is the beast which shall be found in the LORD's. field, and shall not be brought home, 30 But as for thee and thy serythe hail shall come down upon them. ants, I know that ye will not yet and they shall die.
fear the LORD God. 20 He that feared the word of the 31 And the flax and the barley LORD among the servants of Pha- was smitten: for the barley was in raoh made his servants and his cat- the ear, and the flax was bolled. tle flee into the houses:
32 But the wheat and the rye 21 And he that regarded not the were not smitten: for they were word of the Lord left his servants not grown up. and his cattle in the field.
33 And Moses went out of the city 22 And the LORD said unto Moses, from Pharaoh, and spread abroad his Stretch forth thine hand toward hands unto the Lord: and the thunheaven, that there may be hail in ders and hail ceased, and the rain all the land of Egypt, upon man, was not poured upon the earth. and upon beast, and upon every herb | 34 And when Pharaoh saw that of the field, throughout the land of the rain and the hail and the thun
ders were ceased, he sinned yet 23 And Moses stretched forth his more, and hardened his heart, he rod toward heaven: and the LORD and his servants. sent thunder and hail, and the fire 35 And the heart of Pharaoh was ran along upon the ground; and the hardened, neither would he let the Lord rained hail upon the land of children of Israel go; as the LORD Egypt.
| had spoken by Moses.