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every Man å LAMB, according to the House of their Fathers, a LAMB for an House.

4. And if the Houshold be too little for the Lamb, let him and his Neighbour next unto his House, take it according to the Number of the Souls ; every Man according to his Eating, shall make your Count for the Lamb.

5 Your LAMB shall be without Blemish, a Male of the first Year: ye shall take it out from the Sheep, or from the Goats.

6 And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth Day of the same Month : and the whole Assembly of the Congregation of Israel shall kill it in the Evening.

7 And they shall take of the Blood, and strike it on the two SIDE-POSTs, and on the upper DOOR-POST of the Houses, wherein they shall eat it.

8 And they shall eat the Flesh in that Night; roast with Fire, and UNLEAVENED BREAD, and with BITTER HERBS they shall eat it.

9 Eat not of it raw, nor fodden at all with Water, but roast with Fire : his Head with his Legs, and with the Purtenance thereof.

10 And ye shall let nothing of it remain until the Morné ing: and that which remaineth of it until the Morning, ye fhall burn with Fire.

11 And thus shall ye eat it ; with your Loyns girded, with your Shoes on your Feet, and your Staff in your Hand : and ye shall eat it in Haste ; it is the LORD's PASSOVER.

12 For I will PASS through the Land of Egypt this Night, and will smite all the FIRST-BORN in the Land of Egypt, botb Man and Beast : and against all the Gods of Egypt I will execute JUDGMENT ; I am the LORD.

13 And the Blood shall be to you for a TOKEN Upon the Houses where you are : and when I see the BLOOD, I will PASS OVER you, and the Plague shall not be upon you to DESTROY you, when I SMITE the Land of Egypt.

14 And this Day shall be unto you for a MEMORIAL; and you shall keep it a FEAST to the LORD throughout your Generations : you shall keep it a Feast by an ORDINANCE for ever.

15 Seven Days shall ye eat UNLEAVENED Bread, even the first Day ye shall put away Leaven out of your Houses : for whosoever eateth leavened Bread, from the first Day

Egypt, both will execute shall be to yen I see the ot be upon

until the seventh Day, that Soul shall be cut off from Israel.

17 And ye shall observe the Feast of unleavened Bread; for in this self-fame Day have I BROUGHT your ARMIES out of the Land of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this Day in your Generations, by an Ordinance for ever.

18 In the first Month, on the fourteenth Day of the Month at Even, ye shall eat unleavened Bread, until the one and twentieth Day of the Month at Even.

21 Then Mofes called for all the Elders of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out and take you a LAMB, according to your Families, and KILL the Passover.

22 And ye shall take a Bunch of HYSSOP, and dip it in the Blood that is in the Bason, and strike the Lintel and the two SIDE-POSTS with the Blood that is in the Baíon : and none of you shall Go Out at the Door of his House until the Morning.

23 For the LORD will pass through to smite the Egypțians, and when he seeth the Blood upon the Lintel, and on the two Side-posts, the LORD will PASS OVER the Door, and will not suffer the DestROYER to come in unto your Houses to SMITE you.

24. And ye shall observe this Thing for an Ordinance to thee, and to thy Sons for ever.

25 And it shall come to pass, when ye be come to the Land, which the LORD will give you, according as he hath promised, that ye shall keep this Service.

26 And it shall come to pass, when your CHILDREN shall say unto you, What mean you by this Service?

27 That ye shall say, It is the SACRIFICE of the Lord's PASSOVER, who PASSED over the Houses of the Children of Israel in Egypt, when he smote the Egyptians, and deLIVERED our Houses. And the People bowed the Head, and WORSHIPPED.

28 And the Children of Israel went away, and did as the LORD had commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they.

29 And it came to pass, that at MIDNIGHT the LORD SMOTE all the FIRST-BORN in the Land of Egypt, from the FIRST-BORN of Pharaoh, that fat on his Throne, unto the First-born of the Captive that was in the Dungeon and all the First-born of Cattle.

30 And Pharaoh Rose up in the Night, he and all his Servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great Cry

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35 And the heir Shoulders as being bound

35 And the Children of Israel did according to the Word of Moses: and they borrowed of the Egyptians Jewels of Silver, and Jewels of Gold, and Raiment.

36 And the LORD gave the People Favour in the Sight of the Egyptians, so that they lent unto them such Things as they required : and they spoiled the Egyptians.

37 And the Children of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand on Foot that were Men, besides Children.

38 And a mixed Multitude went up also with them; and Flocks, and Herds, even very much Cattle.

39 And they baked unleavened Cakes of the Dough, which they brought forth out of Egypt, for it was not leavened : because they were thrust out of Egypt, and could not tarry, neither had they prepared for themselves any Victual.

40 Now the sojourning of the Children of Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, was four hundred and thirty Years.

41 And it came to pass at the End of the FOUR HUNDRED and THIRTY Years, even the selF-SAME Day it came to pass, that all the Host of the LORD went out from the Land of Egypt.

42 z It is a Night to be ? Heb. xi. 28 Through Faith be much observed unto the

kept the Passover, and the SPRINK

LING of BLOOD, left he that DESTROYLORD, for bringing them ED the First-BORN should touch them. out from the Land of Egypt: I Cor. V. 7 Purge out the old Lea

ven, that ye may be a new Lump, this is that Night of the

15 tal NIGHT 0 The as ye are unleavened, For even LORD to be OBSERVED of all CHRIST our PASSOVER IS SACRIFICED the Children of Israel in their for us. Generations.

43 And

43 And the LORD said un- & Therefore let us keep the Feast to Moses and Aaron, This is

Cis not with old Leaven, neither with

the LEAVEN of Malice and WICKEDthe Ordinance of the Passo- Ness, but with the UNLEAVENED Bread VER : there shall no Stranger of SINCERITY and TRUTH.

1 Pet. i. 2 Elect according to the or uncircumcised Perion eat Foreknowledge of God the FATHER thereof.

through SANCTIFICATION of the SPI4 All the Congregation of BIT unto Obedience, and SPRINKLING

of the Blood of JESUS CHRIST: Grace Israel shall keep it.

unto you, and Peace be multipli50 Thus did all the Chil- ed. dren of Israel, as the LORD

18 Forasmuch as ye know that ye

were not REDEEMED with corruptible commanded Moses and Aa- Things, as Silver and Gold, from ron, so did they.

your VAIN CONVERSATION received by 51 And it came to pass

Tradition from your Fathers.

19 But with the PRECIOUS BLOOD the SELF-SAME DAY, that of CHRIST, as of a LAMB without the LORD did BRING the BLEMISH and without Spot.

20 Who verily was FORE-ORDAINED Children of Israel out of the

out or before the FOUNDATION of the WORLD, Land of Egypt, by their Ar- but was manifest in these laft Times mies.

for you ;

21 who by him do BELIEVE in God that RAISED him up from the Dead, and gave him Glory, that your Faith and Hope might be in God.

Jobn i. 29 John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and faith, Bebold, the LAMB of God, which takech away the Şin of the World.

45 Philip findech Nathanael, and faith unto him, we have found him of whom Moses in the Law and the PROPHETS did write, Jesus of NAZARETH.

Luke xxii. 7 Then came the Day of UNLEAVENED BREAD, when the PassoVER must be KILLED.

14 And when the Hour was come, he sat down, and the twelve Apoftles with him.

Is And he said unto them, With Defirc I have defired to cat this PASSOVER with you bofore I SUFFER.

16 For I say unto you, I will not any more eat thereof, until it be fulfilled in the KINGDOM of God.

Rev. v. 8 When he had taken the Book, the four Beafts, and four and twenty Elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them Harps, and golden Vials full of ODOURS, which are the PRAYERS of SAINTS.

9 And they sung a New Song, saying, Thou art WORTHY to take the Book, and to open the Seals thereof: for thou waft SLAIN, and haft REDEEMED Us to God by thy BLOOD, out of every Kindred, and Tongue, and people, and Nation.

10 And haft made us unto our God, Kings and PRIESTS.

11 And I beheld, and I heard the Voice of many ANGELS round about the THRONE, and the Beasts, and the Elders : and the Number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands;

12 Saying with a loud Voice, Worthy is the LAMB that was SLAIN, to receive Power, and Riches, and WISDOM, and STRENGTH, and Honour, and Glory, and BLESSING.

13 And every CREATURE which is in HEAVEN, and on the EARTH, and under the Earth, and such as are in the Sea, and all that are in them, heard I, saying, BLESSING, and HONOUR, and GLORY, and Power, be unto him that fitreth upon the THRONE, and unto the LAMB for over and ever.

Rev, xiii, & The LAME SLAIN from the FOUNDATION of the WORLD.

The

The Fourth Period: From the Deliverance of the Israelites from

Egypt, to the building of the Temple at Jerufalem by Solomon, containing about the Space of 430 Years.

CH A P. XIII. i The First-born fanétified to God. 3 The Memorial of the

Pallover. 17 The Israelites go out of Egypt : 21 GOD guideth them by a Pillar of a Cloud, and Fire.

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