Fred Miller's Revised King James' Version

EXODUS


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Exodus 1:

Now these are the names of the children of Israel, who 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 Egypt already. 6 And Joseph died and all his brothers and all that generation. 7 And the children of Israel were fruitful and increased abundantly and multiplied, and grew exceedingly mighty; and the land was filled with them.

8 Now there rose up a new king over Egypt, who did not know Joseph. 9 And he said to his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we: 10 Come, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply and it come to pass, that, when any war falls out, they may also join our enemies and fight against us and so get themselves out of the land. 11 Therefore they set taskmasters over them to afflict them with their burdens. And they built treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses for Pharaoh. 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 serve with rigor: 14 And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage, in mortar and in brick and in all manner of service in the field. They made them serve with rigor in all their service.

15 And the king of Egypt spoke to the Hebrew midwives, of whom the name of one was Shiphrah and the name of the other Puah: 16 And he said, When you do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women and see them on the stools; if it is a son, then you shall kill him: but if it is a daughter, then she shall live. 17 But the midwives feared God and did not do as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the male children alive. 18 And the king of Egypt called for the midwives and said to them, Why have you done this thing and have saved the male children alive? 19 And the midwives said to Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women; for they are lively and are delivered before the midwives come to them. 20 Therefore God dealt well with the midwives: and the people multiplied, and grew very mighty. 21 And it came to pass, because the midwives feared God, that he made them houses. 22 But Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born you shall cast into the river and every daughter you shall save alive.

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Chapter 2:

And a man came of the house of Levi and took a wife of a daughter of Levi. 2 And the woman conceived and bore a son: and when she saw him that he was a good child, she hid him three months. 3 And when she could not longer hide him, she made an ark of bulrushes for him and daubed it with slime and with pitch and put the child in it; and she laid it in the reeds by the river's bank. 4 And his sister stood far off, to see what would be done to him.

5 And the daughter of Pharaoh came down to the river to wash; and her maidens walked along by the river's side; and when she saw the ark among the reeds, she sent her maid to fetch it. 6 And when she had opened it, she saw the child: and behold, the babe wept. And she had compassion on him and said, This is one of the Hebrews' children. 7 Then his sister said to Pharaoh's daughter, Shall I go and call a nurse of the Hebrew women for you, so that she may nurse the child for you? 8 And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Go. And the maid went and called the child's mother. 9 And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Take this child away and nurse it for me and I will give you your wages. And the woman took the child and nursed it. 10 And the child grew and she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter and he became her son. And she called his name Moses: for she said, Because I drew him out of the water.

11 And it was in those days, when Moses was grown, that he went out to his brothers and looked on their burdens: and he saw an Egyptian striking a Hebrew, one of his brothers. 12 And he looked this way and that way and when he saw that there was no man, he killed the Egyptian and hid him in the sand. 13 And when he went out the second day, behold, two men of the Hebrews fought each other: and he said to him that did the wrong, Why do you strike your fellow? 14 And he said, Who made you a prince and a judge over us? Do you intend to kill me, as you killed the Egyptian? And Moses was afraid and said, Surely this thing is known. 15 Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to kill Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh and dwelled 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 today? 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 to his daughters and where is he? why is it that you 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 bore him a son and he called his name Gershom: for he said, I have been a foreigner in a foreign land.

23 And it was in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed because of the bondage and they cried and their cry came up to God because of the bondage. 24 And God heard their groaning and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac and with Jacob. 25 And God looked on the children of Israel and God had respect to them.

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Chapter 3:

Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the backside of the desert and came to the mountain of God, to Horeb. 2 And the angel of The LORD appeared to 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 burned. 4 And when The LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called to him out of the midst of the bush and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here I am. 5 And he said, Do not come near: put off your shoes from off your feet, for the place where you stand is holy ground. 6 Also he said, I am the God of your 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 at God.

7 And The LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters; for I know 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 to a good large land and to a land flowing with milk and honey; to 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 to me: and I have also seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them. 10 Therefore come now and I will send you to Pharaoh, that you may bring my people the children of Israel out of Egypt.

11 And Moses said to God, Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh and that I should bring the children of Israel out of Egypt? 12 And he said, Surely I will be with you; and this shall be a token to you, that I have sent you. When you have brought the people out of Egypt, you shall serve God on this mountain. 13 And Moses said to God, Behold, when I come to the children of Israel and shall say to them, The God of your fathers has sent me to you; and they shall say to me, What is his name? what shall I say to them? 14 And God said to Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shall you say to the children of Israel, I AM has sent me to you. 15 And God also said to Moses, Thus shall you say to the children of Israel, The LORD God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you, this is my name for ever and this is my memorial to all generations.

16 Go and gather the elders of Israel together and say to them, The LORD God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, of Isaac and of Jacob, appeared to 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 to the land of the Canaanites, and the Hittites and the Amorites and the Perizzites and the Hivites and the Jebusites, to a land flowing with milk and honey. 18 And they shall listen to your voice: and you shall go, you and the elders of Israel, to the king of Egypt and you shall say to him, The LORD God of the Hebrews has met with us: and now, we beseech you let us go three days' journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice 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 I will stretch out my hand and strike Egypt with all my wonders which I will do in the midst of it: and after that he will let you go. 21 And I will give this people favor in the sight of the Egyptians: and it shall be, that, when you go, you shall not go empty: 22 But every woman shall borrow jewels of silver and jewels of gold and raiment from her neighbor, and from her that sojourns in her house and you shall put them on your sons and on your daughters; and you shall spoil the Egyptians.

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Chapter 4:

And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor listen to my voice: for they will say, The LORD has not appeared to you. 2 And The LORD said to him, What is that in your 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 fled from before it. 4 And The LORD said to Moses, Put forth your hand and take it by the tail. And he put forth his hand and caught it and it became a rod 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, has appeared to you. 6 And furthermore The LORD said to him, Now put your hand into your 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 your hand into your bosom again. And he put his hand into his bosom again; and plucked it out of his bosom and behold, it was turned again as his other flesh. 8 And it shall be, if they will not believe you, nor listen to the voice of the first sign, that they will believe the voice of the latter sign. 9 And it be, if they will not believe these two signs, nor listen to your voice, then you shall take of the water of the river and pour it on the dry land: and the water which you take out of the river shall become blood on the dry land.

10 And Moses said to The LORD, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither before, nor since you have spoken to your servant: but I am slow of speech and of a slow tongue. 11 And The LORD said to him, Who has made man's mouth? or who makes the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I The LORD? 12 Now therefore go and I will be with your mouth and teach you what you shall say. 13 And he said, O my Lord, send, I ask you, by the hand of him whom you will send. 14 And the anger of The LORD was kindled against Moses and he said, Is not Aaron the Levite your brother? I know that he can speak well. And also, behold, he comes out to meet you and when he sees you, he will be glad in his heart. 15 And you shall speak to him and put words in his mouth: and I will be with your mouth and with his mouth and will teach you what you shall do. 16 And he shall be your spokesman to the people: and he shall be, even he, shall be to you instead of a mouth and you shall be to him instead of God. 17 And you shall take this rod, with which you shall do signs, in your hand.

18 And Moses went and returned to Jethro his father in law and said to him, I beseech you, let me go and return to my brothers who are in Egypt and see whether they are yet alive. And Jethro said to Moses, Go in peace. 19 And The LORD said to Moses in Midian, Go, return into Egypt: for all the men are dead who sought your life. 20 And Moses took his wife and his sons and set them on 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 to Moses, When you go to return into Egypt, see that you do all those wonders before Pharaoh, that I have put in your hand: but I will harden his heart, so that he shall not let the people go. 22 And you shall say to Pharaoh, Thus says The LORD, Israel is my son, even my firstborn: 23 And I say to you, Let my son go, that he may serve me: and if you refuse to let him go, behold, I will kill your son, even your firstborn.

24 And by the way in the inn, it happened that The LORD met him and sought to kill him. 25 Then Zipporah took a sharp stone and cut off the foreskin of her sons and cast them at his feet and said, Surely a bloody husband you areto me. 26 So he let him go: then she said, You are a bloody husband, because of the circumcision. 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 spoke all the words which The LORD had spoken to Moses and did the signs in the sight of the people. 31 And the people believed: and then they bowed their heads and worshipped when they heard that The LORD had visited the children of Israel and that he had looked on their affliction,

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Chapter 5:

And afterward Moses and Aaron went in and told Pharaoh, Thus says The LORD God of Israel, Let my people go, that they may hold a feast to me in the wilderness. 2 And Pharaoh said, Who is The LORD, that I should obey his voice to let Israel go? I do not know The LORD, nor will I let Israel go.

3 And they said, The God of the Hebrews has met with us: we ask you, let us go three days' journey into the desert and sacrifice to The LORD our God; lest he fall on us with disease, or with the sword. 4 And the king of Egypt said to them: Moses and Aaron, Why do you hinder the people from their works? Get you to your burdens. 5 And Pharaoh said, Behold now, the people of the land are many and you make them rest from their burdens. 6 And the same day Pharaoh commanded the taskmasters of the people and their officers, saying, 7 You shall no longer give straw to the people to make bricks as before: let them go and gather straw for themselves. 8 And the number of the bricks, which they made previously, you shall lay on them; you shall not diminish any of it: for they are idle; therefore they cry, saying, Let us go and sacrifice to our God. 9 Let there be more work laid on the men, that they may labor in it; and do not let them regard vain words.

10 And the taskmasters of the people and their officers went out and they spoke to the people, saying, Thus says Pharaoh, I will not give you straw. 11 Go and get straw where you can find it: yet not any 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 taskmasters hurried them, saying, Fulfill your works, your daily tasks, as when there was straw. 14 And the officers of the children of Israel whom Pharaoh's taskmasters had set over them were beaten and it was demanded of them: Why have you not fulfilled your task in making bricks both yesterday and today as before?

15 Then the officers of the children of Israel came and cried to Pharaoh, saying, Why do you deal this way with your servants? 16 There is no straw given to your servants and they say to us, Make bricks: and behold, your servants are beaten; but the fault is in your own people. 17 But he said, You are idle, you are idle: therefore you say, Let us go and do sacrifice to The LORD. 18 Therefore go now and work; for no straw shall be given to you, yet you shall deliver the number of bricks. 19 And the officers of the children of Israel saw that they were in an evil case after it was said, You shall not diminish any from your bricks of your daily task. 20 And they met Moses and Aaron, who stood in the way, as they came out from Pharaoh: 21 And they said to them, The LORD look on you and judge; because you have made our savor to be abhorred in the eyes of Pharaoh and in the eyes of his servants, to put a sword in their hand to kill us. 22 And Moses returned to The LORD and said, Lord, why have you so evilly treated this people? why is it that you have sent me? 23 For since I came to Pharaoh to speak in your name, he has done evil to this people; neither have you delivered your people at all.

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Chapter 6:

Then The LORD said to Moses, Now you shall see what I will do to Pharaoh: for he shall let them go with a strong hand and with a strong hand he shall drive them out of his land. 2 And God spoke to Moses and said to him, I am The LORD: 3 And I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob, by the name of El Shaddai, but by my name YHWH I was not known to them. 4 And I have also established my covenant with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage, in which they were foreigners. 5 And I have also heard the groaning of the children of Israel, whom the Egyptians keep in bondage; and I have remembered my covenant. 6 Therefore say to the children of Israel, I am The LORD and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians and I will rid you out of their bondage and I will redeem you with a stretched out arm and with great judgments: 7 And I will take you to me for a people and I will be to you God: and you shall know that I am The LORD your God, who will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians. 8 And I will bring you into the land, which I swore to give to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob; and I will give it to you for a heritage: I am The LORD. 9 And Moses spoke this to the children of Israel: but they did not listen to Moses because of anguish of spirit and because of cruel bondage.

10 And The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 11 Go in, speak to Pharaoh king of Egypt, that he will let the children of Israel go out of his land. 12 And Moses spoke before The LORD, saying, Behold, the children of Israel have not listened to me; how then shall Pharaoh hear me who is of uncircumcised lips? 13 And The LORD spoke to Moses and to Aaron and gave them a charge to the children of Israel and to Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt.

14 These are the heads of their fathers' houses: The sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel; Hanoch and Pallu, Hezron and Carmi: these are the families of Reuben. 15 And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel and Jamin and Ohad and Jachin and Zohar and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish woman: these are the families of Simeon. 16 And these are the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations; Gershon and Kohath and Merari: and the years of the life of Levi were a hundred thirty seven years. 17 The sons of Gershon; Libni and Shimi, according to their families. 18 And the sons of Kohath; Amram and Izhar and Hebron and Uzziel: and the years of the life of Kohas were a hundred thirty three years. 19 And the sons of Merari; Mahali and Mushi: these are the families of Levi according to their generations. 20 And Amram took Jochebed his father's sister as a wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram were a hundred thirty seven years. 21 And the sons of Izhar; Korah and Nepheg and Zichri. 22 And the sons of Uzziel; Mishael and Elzaphan and Zithri. 23 And Aaron took Elisheba, daughter of Amminadab, sister of Naashon, as a wife; and she bore him Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar. 24 And the sons of Korah; Assir and Elkanah and Abiasaph: these are the families of the Korhites. 25 And Eleazar Aaron's son took one of the daughters of Putiel as a wife; and she bore him Phinehas: these are the heads of the fathers of the Levites according to their families. 26 These are that Aaron and Moses, to whom The LORD said, Bring out the children of Israel from the land of Egypt according to their armies. 27 These are they who spoke to Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring out the children of Israel from Egypt: these are that Moses and Aaron. 28 And it was on the day when The LORD spoke to Moses in the land of Egypt, 29 That The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, I am The LORD: speak to Pharaoh king of Egypt all that I say to you. 30 And Moses said before The LORD, Behold, I am of uncircumcised lips and how shall Pharaoh listen to me?

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Chapter 7:

And The LORD said to Moses, See, I have made you a god to Pharaoh: and Aaron your brother shall be your prophet. 2 You shall speak all that I command you and Aaron your brother shall speak to Pharaoh, that he shall send the children of Israel out of his land. 3 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart and multiply my signs and my wonders in the land of Egypt. 4 But Pharaoh shall not listen to you, so that I may lay my hand on Egypt and bring out my armies, and my people the children of Israel, out of the land of Egypt by great judgments. 5 And the Egyptians shall know that I am The LORD, when I stretch out my hand on Egypt and bring out the children of Israel from among them. 6 And Moses and Aaron did as The LORD commanded them, so they did. 7 And Moses was eighty years old and Aaron eighty three years old, when they spoke to Pharaoh.

8 And The LORD spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying, 9 When Pharaoh shall speak to you, saying, Show a miracle for yourself then you shall say to Aaron, Take your rod and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall become a serpent. 10 And Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh and they did as The LORD had commanded: and Aaron cast down his rod before Pharaoh and before his servants and it became a serpent. 11 Then Pharaoh also called the wise men and the sorcerers: now the magicians of Egypt also did in like manner with their enchantments. 12 For every man cast down his rod and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods. 13 And he hardened Pharaoh's heart as The LORD had said, so that he did not listen to them.

14 And The LORD said to Moses, Pharaoh's heart is hardened, he refuses to let the people go. 15 Go to Pharaoh in the morning; lo, he goes out to the water; and you shall stand by the river's bank before he comes and you shall take in your hand the rod which was turned to a serpent. 16 And you shall say to him, The LORD God of the Hebrews has sent me to you, saying, Let my people go so that they may serve me in the wilderness: and behold, previously you would not hear. 17 Thus says The LORD, By this you shall know that I am The LORD: behold, I will strike on the waters which are in the river with the rod that is in my hand and they shall be turned to blood. 18 And the fish that are in the river shall die and the river shall stink; and the Egyptians shall hate to drink of the water of the river. 19 And The LORD spoke to Moses, Say to Aaron, Take your rod and stretch out your hand on the waters of Egypt, on their streams, on their rivers and on their ponds and on all their pools of water, that they may become blood; and that there may be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone. 20 And Moses and Aaron did so, as The LORD commanded; and he lifted up the rod and struck the waters that were in the river, in the sight of Pharaoh and in the sight of his servants; and all the waters that were in the river were turned to blood. 21 And the fish that were in the river died; and the river stank and the Egyptians could not drink of the water of the river; and there was blood throughout all the land of Egypt. 22 And the magicians of Egypt did so with their enchantments: and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, neither did he listen to them; as The LORD had said. 23 And Pharaoh turned and went into his house, also neither did he set his heart to this. 24 And all the Egyptians dug round about the river for water to drink; for they could not drink of the water of the river. 25 And after The LORD had struck the river seven days were fulfilled,.

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Chapter 8:

And The LORD spoke to Moses, Go to Pharaoh and say to him, Thus says The LORD, Let my people go, that they may serve me. 2 And if you refuse to let them go, behold, I will strike all your borders with frogs: 3 And the river shall bring forth frogs abundantly, which shall go up and come into your house and into your bedchamber and on your bed and into the house of your servants and on your people and into your ovens and into your kneading troughs: 4 And the frogs shall come up both on you and on your people and on all your servants. 5 And The LORD spoke to Moses, Say to Aaron, Stretch forth your hand with your rod over the streams, over the rivers and over the ponds and cause frogs to come up on the land of Egypt. 6 And Aaron stretched out his hand over the waters of Egypt; and the frogs came up and covered the land of Egypt. 7 And the magicians did so with their enchantments and brought up frogs on the land of Egypt. 8 Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron and said, Entreat The LORD, that he may take away the frogs from me and from my people; and I will let the people go, that they may sacrifice to The LORD. 9 And Moses said to Pharaoh, Glory over me: when shall I entreat for you and for your servants and for your people, to destroy the frogs from you and your houses, that they may remain in the river only? 10 And he said, Tomorrow. And he said, Be it according to your word: that you may know that there is no one like The LORD our God. 11 And the frogs shall depart from you, and from your houses and from your servants and from your people; they shall remain in the river only. 12 And Moses and Aaron went out from Pharaoh: and Moses cried to The LORD because of the frogs which he had brought against Pharaoh. 13 And The LORD did according to the word of Moses; and the frogs died out of the houses, out of the villages and out of the fields. 14 And they gathered them together in heaps: and the land stunk. 15 But when Pharaoh saw that there was respite, he hardened his heart and did not listen to them; as The LORD had said.

16 And The LORD said to Moses, Say to Aaron, Stretch out your rod and strike the dust of the land, that it may become lice throughout all the land of Egypt. 17 And they did so; for Aaron stretched out his hand with his rod and struck the dust of the earth and it became lice in man and in animal; all the dust of the land became lice throughout all the land of Egypt. 18 And the magicians did so with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: so there were lice on man and on animals. 19 Then the magicians said to Pharaoh, This is the finger of God: and Pharaoh's heart was hardened and he did not listen to them; as The LORD had said.

20 And The LORD said to Moses, Rise up early in the morning and stand before Pharaoh; lo, he comes out to the water; and say to him, Thus says The LORD, Let my people go, that they may serve me. 21 Or else, if you will not let my people go, behold, I will send swarms of flies on you and on your servants and on your people and into your houses: and the houses of the Egyptians shall be full of swarms of flies and also the ground on which they are. 22 And I will sever in that day the land of Goshen, in which my people dwell, that no swarms of flies shall be there; to the end that you may know that I am The LORD in the midst of the earth. 23 And I will put a division between my people and your people: to morrow shall this sign be. 24 And The LORD did so; and there came a grievous swarm of flies into the house of Pharaoh and into his servants' houses and into all the land of Egypt: the land was corrupted because of the swarm of flies. 25 And Pharaoh called for Moses and for Aaron and said, Go, sacrifice to your God in the land. 26 And Moses said, It is not fitting to do so; for we shall sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians to The LORD our God: lo, shall we sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians before their eyes and will they not stone us? 27 We will go three days' journey into the wilderness and sacrifice to The LORD our God, as he shall command us. 28 And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that you may sacrifice to The LORD your God in the wilderness; only you shall not go very far away: entreat for me. 29 And Moses said, Behold, I go out from you and I will entreat The LORD that the swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants and from his people, tomorrow: but do not let Pharaoh deal deceitfully any more in not letting the people go to sacrifice to The LORD. 30 And Moses went out from Pharaoh and entreated The LORD. 31 And The LORD did according to the word of Moses; and he removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his servants and from his people; there remained not one. 32 And Pharaoh hardened his heart at this time also, neither would he let the people go.

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Chapter 9:

Then The LORD said to Moses, Go in to Pharaoh and tell him, Thus says The LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me. 2 For if you refuse to let them go and will still hold them, 3 Behold, the hand of The LORD is on your cattle which are in the field: there shall be a very grievous plague, on the horses, on the asses, on the camels, on the oxen and on the sheep. 4 And The LORD shall sever between the cattle of Israel and the cattle of Egypt: and nothing shall die at all of the children of Israel. 5 And The LORD appointed a set time, saying, Tomorrow The LORD shall do this thing in the land. 6 And The LORD did that thing on the next morning and all the cattle of Egypt died: but not one of the cattle of the children of Israel died. 7 And Pharaoh sent and behold, there was not one of the cattle of the Israelites dead. And the heart of Pharaoh was hardened and he did not let the people go.

8 And The LORD said to Moses and Aaron, Take handfuls of ashes of the furnace and let Moses sprinkle it toward the heaven in the sight of Pharaoh. 9 And it shall become small dust in all the land of Egypt and shall become a boil breaking out with blisters on man and on animal, throughout all the land of Egypt. 10 And they took ashes of the furnace and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses sprinkled it up toward heaven; and it became a boil breaking out with blisters on man and on animal. 11 And the magicians could not stand before Moses because of the boils; for the boils were on the magicians and on all the Egyptians. 12 And The LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh and he did not listen to them; as The LORD had spoken to Moses.

13 And The LORD said to Moses, Rise up early in the morning and stand before Pharaoh and say to him, Thus says The LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me. 14 For I will at this time send all my plagues on your heart and on your servants and on your people; that you may know that there is no one like me in all the earth. 15 For I will now stretch out my hand, that I may strike you and your people with pestilence; and you shall be cut off from the earth. 16 And truly indeed, for this cause I have raised you up, to show my power in you; and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth. 17 As yet you exalt yourself against my people, that you will not let them go? 18 Behold, tomorrow about this time I will cause it to rain a very grievous hail, such as has not been in Egypt since its foundation even until now. 19 Now, therefore send and gather your cattle and all that you have in the field; for the hail shall come down on every man and animal which shall be found in the field and not be brought home, and they shall die. 20 He that feared the word of The LORD among the servants of Pharaoh made his servants and his cattle flee into the houses: 21 And he that did not regard the word of The LORD left his servants and his cattle in the field.

22 And The LORD said to Moses, Stretch out your hand toward heaven, that there may be hail in all the land of Egypt, on man and on animal and on every herb of the field, throughout the land of Egypt. 23 And Moses stretched out his rod toward heaven: and The LORD sent thunder and hail and fire ran along on the ground; and The LORD rained hail on the land of Egypt. 24 So there was hail and fire mingled with the hail, very grievous, such as there was none like it in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation. 25 And the hail struck all that was in the field throughout all the land of Egypt, both man and animal; and the hail struck every herb of the field and broke every tree of the field. 26 Only there was no hail in the land of Goshen, where the children of Israel were. 27 And Pharaoh sent and called for Moses and Aaron and said to them, I have sinned this time: The LORD is righteous and I and my people are wicked. 28 Entreat The LORD that there will be no more mighty thunderings and hail (for it is enough); and I will let you go and you shall stay no longer. 29 And Moses said to him, As soon as I am gone out of the city, I will spread abroad my hands to The LORD; and the thunder shall cease, neither shall there be any more hail; that you may know how that the earth is the LORD's. 30 But as for you and your servants, I know that you will not yet fear The LORD God. 31 And the flax and the barley was struck down: for the barley was in the ear and the flax was bolled. 32 But the wheat and the rye were not struck: for they were not grown up. 33 And Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh and spread abroad his hands to The LORD: and the thunders and hail ceased and the rain was not poured on the earth. 34 And when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunders were stopped he sinned yet more and hardened his heart, he and his servants. 35 And the heart of Pharaoh was hardened, neither would he let the children of Israel go; as The LORD had spoken by Moses.

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Chapter 10:

And The LORD said to Moses, Go in to Pharaoh: for I have hardened his heart and the heart of his servants, that I might show these my signs before him: 2 And that you may tell in the ears of your son and of your son's son, what things I have wrought in Egypt and my signs which I have done among them; so that you may know how I am The LORD. 3 And Moses and Aaron came in to Pharaoh and said to him, Thus says The LORD God of the Hebrews, How long will you refuse to humble yourself before me? let my people go that they may serve me. 4 Or else, if you refuse to let my people go, behold, tomorrow I will bring the locusts into your coast: 5 And they shall cover the face of the earth, that one will not be able to see the earth: and they shall eat the residue of that which is escaped, which remains to you from the hail and they shall eat every tree which grows for you out of the field: 6 And they shall fill your houses and the houses of all your servants and the houses of all the Egyptians; which neither your fathers, nor your fathers' fathers have seen, since the day that they were on the earth to this day. And he turned himself and went out from Pharaoh. 7 And Pharaoh's servants said to him, How long shall this man be a snare to us? let the men go, that they may serve The LORD their God: Do you not know yet that Egypt is destroyed? 8 And Moses and Aaron were brought again to Pharaoh: and he said to them, Go, serve The LORD your God: but who are they who shall go? 9 And Moses said, We will go with our young and with our old, with our sons and with our daughters, we will go with our flocks and with our herds; for we must hold a feast to The LORD. 10 And he said to them, The LORD would need to be you if I would let you and your little ones go: They see the evil that is in front of you. 11 No: let the men go now and serve The LORD; for that is what you wanted. And they were driven out from Pharaoh's presence.

12 And The LORD said to Moses, Stretch out your hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up on the land of Egypt and eat every herb of the land, even all that the hail has left. 13 And Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt and The LORD brought an east wind on the land all that day and all that night; and when it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts. 14 And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt and rested in all the territory of Egypt: they were very grievous; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither such shall be after them. 15 For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they ate every herb of the land and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left: and there remained not any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs of the field, through all the land of Egypt. 16 Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron in haste; and he said, I have sinned against The LORD your God and against you. 17 Now therefore please forgive my sin only this once and entreat The LORD your God, that he may take away from me this death only. 18 And he went out from Pharaoh and entreated The LORD. 19 And The LORD turned a mighty strong west wind, which took away the locusts and cast them into the Red Sea; there remained not one locust in all the coasts of Egypt. 20 But The LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go.

21 And The LORD said to Moses, Stretch out your hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt. 22 And Moses stretched out his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days: 23 They did not see one another, neither did anyone rise from his place for three days: but all the children of Israel had light in their dwellings. 24 And Pharaoh called to Moses and said, Go, serve The LORD and let your little ones also go with you; only let your flocks and your herds be left: 25 And Moses said, you must give us also sacrifices and burnt offerings, that we may sacrifice to The LORD our God. 26 Our cattle also shall go with us; there shall not a hoof be left behind; for we must take of them to serve The LORD our God; and we do not know with what we must serve The LORD, until we come there. 27 But The LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart and he would not let them go. 28 And Pharaoh said to him, Get away from me, see to yourself and see my face no more; for in the day that you see my face you shall die. 29 And Moses said, you have spoken well, I will not see your face again.

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Chapter 11:

And The LORD said to Moses, I will bring yet one more plague on Pharaoh and on Egypt; afterwards he will let you go from here: and when he shall let you go, he shall surely altogether thrust you out from here. 2 Speak now in the ears of the people and let them ask for jewels of silver and jewels of gold, every man of his neighbor, and every woman of her neighbor. 3 And The LORD gave the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians. Also the man Moses was very great in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's servants and in the sight of the people.

4 And Moses said, Thus says The LORD, About midnight I will go out into the midst of Egypt: 5 and all the first-born in the land of Egypt shall die, from the first-born of Pharaoh who sits on his throne, even to the first-born of the maid-servant who is behind the mill; and all the first-born of cattle. 6 And there shall be a great cry throughout all the land of Egypt, such as there has not been, nor shall be any more. 7 But a dog shall not move his tongue against any of the children of Israel, against man or animal: that you may know how that The LORD makes a distinction between the Egyptians and Israel. 8 And all these your servants shall come down to me and bow down themselves to me, saying, Get out and all the people that follow you and after that I will go out. And he went out from Pharaoh in hot anger. 9 And The LORD said to Moses, Pharaoh will not listen to you; so that my wonders may be multiplied in the land of Egypt. 10 And Moses and Aaron did all these wonders before Pharaoh: and The LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart and he did not let the children of Israel go out of his land.

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Chapter 12:

And The LORD spoke to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying, 2 This month shall be the beginning of months to you: it shall be the first month of the year to you. 3 Speak to all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month every man shall take a lamb, according to their fathers' houses, a lamb for a household: 4 and if the household is too little for a lamb, then he and his neighbor next to his house shall take one according to the number of the souls; you shall make your count for the lamb according to every man's eating. 5 Your lamb shall be without blemish, a year old male: you shall take it from the sheep, or from the goats: 6 and you shall keep it until the fourteenth day of the same month; and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it at evening. 7 And they shall take of the blood and put it on the two side-posts and on the lintel, on the houses in which they shall eat it. 8 And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roasted with fire and unleavened bread; they shall eat it with bitter herbs 9 Do not eat it raw, nor boiled at all with water, but roasted with fire; its head with its legs and with its inwards. 10 And you shall let nothing of it remain until the morning; but that which remains of it until the morning you shall burn with fire. 11 And thus shall you eat it: with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat it in haste: it is the LORD's passover. 12 For I will go through the land of Egypt in that night and will strike all the first-born in the land of Egypt, both man and animal; and I will execute judgment against all the gods of Egypt: I am The LORD. 13 And the blood shall be a token to you on the houses where you are: and when I see the blood, I will pass over you and there shall be no plague on you to destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt. 14 And this day shall be for a memorial to you and you shall keep it as a feast to the LORD: throughout your generations you shall keep it as a feast by an ordinance for ever. 15 Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread; even the first day you shall put away leaven out of your houses: for whoever eats leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel. 16 And in the first day there shall be a holy convocation for you and in the seventh day a holy convocation; no manner of work shall be done in them, except that which every man must eat, that only may be done by you. 17 And you shall observe the feast of unleavened bread; for in this selfsame day I have brought your armies out of the land of Egypt: therefore you shall observe this day throughout your generations by an ordinance for ever. 18 In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at evening, you shall eat unleavened bread, until the twenty first day of the month at evening. 19 Seven days shall there be no leaven found in your houses: for whoever eats that which is leavened, that soul shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he is a sojourner, or one that is born in the land. 20 You shall eat nothing leavened; you shall eat unleavened bread in all your habitations.

21 Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel and said to them, Draw out and take lambs according to your families and kill the passover. 22 And you shall take a bunch of hyssop and dip it in the blood that is in the basin and strike the lintel and the two side-posts with the blood that is in the basin; and none of you shall go out of the door of their house until the morning. 23 For The LORD will pass through to strike the Egyptians; and when he sees the blood on the lintel and on the two side-posts, The LORD will pass over the door and will not allow the destroyer to come in to your houses to strike you. 24 And you shall observe this thing for an ordinance for you and for your sons for ever. 25 And it shall be, when you have come to the land which The LORD will give you, as he has promised, that you shall keep this service. 26 And it shall be, when your children shall say to you, What do you mean by this service? 27 that you 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 struck the Egyptians and delivered our houses. And the people bowed the head and worshiped. 28 And the children of Israel went and did so; as The LORD had commanded Moses and Aaron, so they did.

29 And it was at midnight, that The LORD struck all the first-born in the land of Egypt, from the first-born of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the first-born of the captive who 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 in Egypt, for there was not a house where there was not one dead. 31 And he called for Moses and Aaron by night and said, Rise up, get out from among my people, both you and the children of Israel; and go, serve The LORD, as you have said. 32 Take both your flocks and your herds, as you have said and be gone; and bless me also. 33 And the Egyptians were urging the people, to send them out of the land in haste; for they said, We are all dead men. 34 And the people took their dough before it was leavened, their kneading-troughs being bound up in their clothes on their shoulders. 35 And the children of Israel did according to the word of Moses; and they asked jewels of silver and jewels of gold, and clothing from the Egyptians. 36 And The LORD gave the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they let them have what they asked. And they spoiled the Egyptians.

37 And the children of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand men on foot, besides children. 38 And a mixed multitude also went up with them; and flocks and herds, even very many cattle. 39 And they baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought out of Egypt; for it was not leavened, because they were thrust out of Egypt and could not wait, nor had they prepared any food for themselves. 40 Now the time that the children of Israel dwelled in Egypt was four hundred thirty years. 41 And it was at the end of four hundred thirty years, even the selfsame day it was, that all the armies of The LORD went out from the land of Egypt. 42 It is a night to be much observed to The LORD for bringing them out from the land of Egypt: this is that night of The LORD, to be much observed of all the children of Israel throughout their generations.

43 And The LORD said to Moses and Aaron, This is the ordinance of the passover: no foreigner shall eat it; 44 but every man's servant who is bought for money, when you have circumcised him, then he shall eat it. 45 A sojourner and a hired servant shall not eat it. 46 It shall be eaten in one house; you shall not carry any of the flesh outside of the house; nor shall you break a bone of it. 47 All the congregation of Israel shall keep it. 48 And when a foreigner shall sojourn with you, and will keep the passover to The LORD, let all his males be circumcised and then let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born in the land: but no uncircumcised person shall eat it. 49 One law shall be to him that is home-born, and to the foreigner who sojourns among you. 50 Thus did all the children of Israel; as The LORD commanded Moses and Aaron, so they did. 51 And it was the selfsame day, that The LORD brought the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their multitudes.

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Chapter 13:

And The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 2 Sanctify to me all the first-born, whatever opens the womb among the children of Israel, both of man and of animal is mine. 3 And Moses said to the people, Remember this day, in which you came out of Egypt, out of the house of bondage; for by the strength of the hand of The LORD he brought you out from this place: there shall no leavened bread be eaten. 4 This day you go out in the month Abib. 5 And it shall be, when The LORD shall bring you into the land of the Canaanite and the Hittite and the Amorite and the Hivite and the Jebusite, which he swore to your fathers to give to you, a land flowing with milk and honey, that you shall keep this service in this month. 6 Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread and in the seventh day shall be a feast to The LORD. 7 Unleavened bread shall be eaten throughout the seven days; and there shall no leavened bread be seen with you, neither shall there be leaven seen with you in all your borders. 8 And you shall tell your son in that day, saying, It is because of that which The LORD did for me when I came out of Egypt. 9 And it shall be for a sign to you on your hand and for a memorial between your eyes, that the law of The LORD may be in your mouth: for with a strong hand has The LORD brought you out of Egypt. 10 you shall therefore keep this ordinance in its season from year to year.

11 And it shall be, when The LORD shall bring you into the land of the Canaanite, as he swore to you and to your fathers and shall give it to you, 12 that you shall set apart all that opens the womb to The LORD and every first born which you shall have that comes from a animal; the males shall be the LORD's. 13 But every first born of an ass you shall redeem with a lamb; and if you will not redeem it, then you shall break its neck: and all the first-born of man among your sons you shall redeem. 14 And it shall be, when your son asks you in time to come, saying, What is this? that you shall say to him, By strength of hand The LORD brought us out of Egypt, from the house of bondage: 15 and it was, when Pharaoh would hardly let us go, that The LORD killed all the first-born in the land of Egypt, both the first-born of man and the first-born of animal: therefore I sacrifice to The LORD all that opens the womb, being males; but all the first-born of my sons I redeem. 16 And it shall be for a sign on your hand and for frontlets between your eyes: for by strength of hand The LORD brought us out of Egypt.

17 And it was, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God did not lead them by the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest perhaps the people repent when they see war and they return to Egypt: 18 but God led the people around, by the way of the wilderness by the Red Sea: and the children of Israel went up armed out of the land of Egypt. 19 And Moses took the bones of Joseph with him: for he had straitly sworn the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you; and you shall carry up my bones away from here with you. 20 And they took their journey from Succoth and camped in Etham, in the edge of the wilderness. 21 And The LORD went before them by day in a pillar of cloud, to lead them in the way and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light, that they might go by day and by night: 22 the pillar of cloud by day and the pillar of fire by night, did not depart from before the people.

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Chapter 14:

And The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 2 Speak to the children of Israel, that they turn back and camp before Pihahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, before Baal-zephon: you shall camp opposite it by the sea. 3 And Pharaoh will say of the children of Israel, They are entangled in the land, the wilderness has shut them in. 4 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart and he shall follow after them; and I will get honor on Pharaoh and on all his army: and the Egyptians shall know that I am The LORD. And they did so. 5 And it was told the king of Egypt that the people fled: and the heart of Pharaoh and of his servants was changed toward the people and they said, What is this that we have done, we have let Israel go from serving us? 6 And he made ready his chariot and took his people with him: 7 and he took six hundred chosen chariots and all the chariots of Egypt and captains over all of them. 8 And The LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh king of Egypt and he pursued after the children of Israel: for the children of Israel went out with a high hand. 9 And the Egyptians pursued after them, all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh and his horsemen and his army and overtook them camping by the sea, beside Pihahiroth, before Baal-zephon.

10 And when Pharaoh drew near, the children of Israel lifted up their eyes and behold, the Egyptians were marching after them; and they were sore afraid: and the children of Israel cried out to The LORD. 11 And they said to Moses, Have you taken us away to die in the wilderness because there were no graves in Egypt? why have you dealt this way with us, to bring us out of Egypt? 12 Is not this the word that we spoke to you in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians? For it were better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should die in the wilderness. 13 And Moses said to the people, Fear not, stand still and see the salvation of The LORD, which he will work for you today: for the Egyptians whom you have seen today, you shall see them again no more for ever. 14 The LORD will fight for you and you shall hold your peace.

15 And The LORD said to Moses, Why do you cry to me? speak to the children of Israel, that they go forward. 16 And lift up your rod and stretch out your hand over the sea and divide it: and the children of Israel shall go into the midst of the sea on dry ground. 17 And I, behold, I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians and they shall go in after them: and I will get honor from Pharaoh and from all his army, on his chariots and on his horsemen. 18 And the Egyptians shall know that I am The LORD, when I have gotten honor on Pharaoh, on his chariots and on his horsemen. 19 And the angel of God, who went before the camp of Israel, moved and went behind them; and the pillar of cloud moved from before them and stood behind them: 20 and it came between the camp of Egypt and the camp of Israel; and there was the cloud and the darkness, yet it gave light by night: and the one did not come near the other all night.

21 And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and The LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night and made the sea dry land and the waters were divided. 22 And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea on the dry ground: and the waters were a wall to them on their right hand and on their left. 23 And the Egyptians pursued and went in after them into the midst of the sea, all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots and his horsemen. 24 And it was in the morning watch, that The LORD looked out on the army of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and cloud and confused the host of the Egyptians. 25 And he took off their chariot wheels and they drove them heavily; so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for The LORD fights for them against the Egyptians. 26 And The LORD said to Moses, Stretch out your hand over the sea, that the waters may come again on the Egyptians, on their chariots and on their horsemen. 27 And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea and when the morning appeared the sea returned to its strength; and the Egyptians fled from it; and The LORD overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea. 28 And the waters returned and covered the chariots and the horsemen, even all the army of Pharaoh that went in after them into the sea; there remained not so much as one of them. 29 But the children of Israel walked on dry land in the midst of the sea; and the waters were a wall to them on their right hand and on their left. 30 Thus The LORD saved Israel that day out of the hand of the Egyptians; and Israel saw the Egyptians dead on the sea-shore. 31 And Israel saw the great work which The LORD did on the Egyptians and the people feared The LORD: and they believed in The LORD and in his servant Moses.

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Chapter 15:

Then Moses and the children of Israel sang this song to The LORD and spoke, saying, I will sing to The LORD, for he has triumphed gloriously: The horse and his rider has he thrown into the sea. 2 The LORD is my strength and song and he is become my salvation: This is my God and I will praise him; My father's God and I will exalt him. 3 The LORD is a man of war: The LORD is his name. 4 Pharaoh's chariots and his army has he cast into the sea; And his chosen captains are sunk in the Red Sea. 5 The depths cover them: They went down into the depths like a stone. 6 O The LORD your right hand is glorious in power, Your right hand, O LORD, dashes the enemy in pieces. 7 And you overthrow those who rise up against you in the greatness of your excellency, you send out your wrath, it consumes them as stubble. 8 And with the blast of your nostrils the waters were piled up, The floods stood upright as a heap; The depths were congealed in the heart of the sea. 9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; My desire shall be satisfied on them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them. 10 You blew with your wind, the sea covered them: They sank as lead in the mighty waters. 11 O LORD, who is like you among the gods? Who is like you, glorious in holiness, Fearful in praises, doing wonders? 12 You stretched out your right hand, The earth swallowed them. 13 You have led the people that you have redeemed in your loving kindness: you have guided them in your strength to your holy habitation. 14 The peoples have heard, they tremble: Pangs have taken hold on the inhabitants of Philistia. 15 Then were the chiefs of Edom dismayed; Trembling has taken hold on mighty men of Moab, All the inhabitants of Canaan are melted away. 16 Terror and dread falls on them; By the greatness of your arm they are as still as a stone; Till your people pass over, O LORD, Till the people that you have purchased pass over. 17 you will bring them in and plant them in the mountain of your inheritance, The place, O LORD, which you have made for you to dwell in, The sanctuary, O Lord, which your hands have established. 18 The LORD shall reign for ever and ever. 19 For the horses of Pharaoh went in with his chariots and with his horsemen into the sea and The LORD brought back the waters of the sea on them; but the children of Israel walked on dry land in the midst of the sea.

20 And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. 21 And Miriam answered them, Sing to The LORD, for he has triumphed gloriously; The horse and his rider he has thrown into the sea.

22 And Moses led Israel onward from the Red Sea and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness and found no water. 23 And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore its name was called Marah. 24 And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink? 25 And he cried to The LORD; And The LORD showed him a tree and he cast it into the waters and the waters were made sweet. He made there a statute for them and an ordinance and there he proved them; 26 and he said, If you will diligently listen to the voice of The LORD your God and will do that which is right in his eyes and will give your ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases on you, which I have put on the Egyptians: for I am The LORD who heals you. 27 And they came to Elim, where there were twelve springs of water and seventy palm-trees: and they camped there by the waters.

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Chapter 16:

And they took their journey from Elim and all the congregation of the children of Israel came to 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 whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron in the wilderness: 3 and the children of Israel said to them, Would that we had died by the hand of The LORD in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh-pots, when we ate bread to the full; for you have brought us out into this wilderness, to kill this whole assembly with hunger. 4 Then The LORD said to Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather a day's portion every day, that I may prove them, whether they will walk in my law, or not. 5 And it shall be on the sixth day, that they shall prepare that which they bring in and it shall be twice as much as they gather daily. 6 And Moses and Aaron said to all the children of Israel, At even, then you shall know that The LORD has brought you out of the land of Egypt; 7 And in the morning, then you shall see the glory of The LORD; because he hears your murmurings against The LORD: and what are we, that you murmur against us? 8 And Moses said, This shall be, when The LORD shall give you flesh to eat in the evening and bread to the full in the morning; for The LORD hears your murmurings which you murmur against him: and what are we? your murmurings are not against us, but against The LORD. 9 And Moses said to Aaron, Say to all the congregation of the children of Israel, Come near before The LORD; for he has heard your murmurings. 10 And it was, as Aaron spoke to 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 spoke to Moses, saying, 12 I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel: speak to them, saying, At evening you shall eat flesh and in the morning you shall be filled with bread: and you shall know that I am The LORD your God.

13 And it was at even, that quail came up and covered the camp: and in the morning the dew lay round about the camp. 14 And when the dew that lay was gone up, behold, on the face of the wilderness a small round thing, small as the hoar-frost on the ground. 15 And when the children of Israel saw it, they said one to another, What is it? For they did not know what it was. And Moses said to them, It is the bread which The LORD has given you to eat. 16 This is the thing which The LORD has commanded, Gather it every man according to his eating; an omer for each, you shall take it according to the number of your persons, every man for those that are in his tent. 17 And the children of Israel did so and gathered some more, some less. 18 And when they measured 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 Moses said to them, Let no man leave it till the morning. 20 Even so they did not listen to Moses; but some of them left of it until the morning and it bred worms and became foul: and Moses was angry with them. 21 And they gathered it morning by morning, every man according to his eating: and when the sun grew hot, it melted.

22 And it was, that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each one: and all the rulers of the congregation came and told Moses. 23 And he said to them, This is that which The LORD has spoken, Tomorrow is a solemn rest, a holy sabbath to The LORD: bake that which you will bake and boil that which you will boil; and all that remains over lay up for you to be kept until the morning. 24 And they laid it up till the morning, as Moses asked: and it did not become foul, nor was there any worm in it. 25 And Moses said, Eat that today; for today is a sabbath to The LORD: today you shall not find it in the field. 26 Six days you shall gather it; but on the seventh day is the sabbath, in it there shall be none. 27 And it was on the seventh day, that there went out some of the people to gather and they found none. 28 And The LORD said to Moses, How long do you refuse to keep my commandments and my laws? 29 See, for The LORD has given you the sabbath, therefore he gives you on the sixth day the bread of two days; abide every man in his place, let no man go out of his place on the seventh day. 30 So the people rested on the seventh day. 31 And the house of Israel called its name Manna: and it was like coriander seed, white; and its taste was like wafers made with honey.

32 And Moses said, This is the thing which The LORD has commanded, Let an omerful of it be kept throughout your generations, that they may see the bread with I fed you in the wilderness, when I brought you out from the land of Egypt. 33 And Moses said to Aaron, Take a pot and put an omerful of manna in it and lay it up before The LORD, to be kept throughout your generations. 34 As The LORD commanded Moses, so Aaron laid it up before the Testimony, to be kept.

Verse 34: Testimony: when was this done? If at the same time as the initial giving of the manna then what is the "Testimony." See 25:16 where the "Testimony" had not yet been given; after Sinai but before the Tabernacle was built.

35 And the children of Israel ate the manna forty years, until they came to an inhabited land; they ate the manna until they came to the borders of the land of Canaan. 36 Now an omer is the tenth part of an ephah.

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Chapter 17:

And all the congregation of the children of Israel journeyed from the wilderness of Sin, by their journeys, according to the commandment of The LORD and camped in Rephidim: and there was no water for the people to drink. 2 Therefore the people argued with Moses and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said to them, Why argue with me? Why do you tempt the LORD? 3 And the people thirsted there for water; and the people murmured against Moses and said, Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to kill us and our children and our cattle with thirst? 4 And Moses cried to The LORD, saying, What shall I do to this people? They are almost ready to stone me. 5 And The LORD said to Moses, Pass on before the people and take with you some from the elders of Israel; and take in your hand the rod with which you struck the river and go. 6 Behold, I will stand before you there on the rock in Horeb; and you shall strike the rock and there water shall come out of it, so 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 striving of the children of Israel and because they tempted the LORD, saying, Is the LORD among us or not?

8 Then Amalek came and fought with Israel in Rephidim. 9 And Moses said to Joshua, Choose men for us and go out, fight with Amalek: tomorrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in my 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 was, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed; 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 and he sat on it; and Aaron and Hur held 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 weakened Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword. 14 And The LORD said to Moses, Write this for a memorial in a book and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua: that I will utterly blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven. 15 And Moses built an altar and called its name Jehovah-nissi; 16 And he said, The LORD has sworn: the LORD will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.

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Chapter 18:

Now Jethro, the priest of Midian, Moses' father-in-law, heard of all that God had done for Moses and for Israel his people, how that the LORD had brought Israel out of Egypt. 2 And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her away, 3 and her two sons; of whom the name of the first was Gershom; for he said, I have been a sojourner in a foreign land: 4 and the name of the other was Eliezer; for he said, The God of my father was my help and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh. 5 And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, came with his sons and his wife to Moses in the wilderness where he was camped, at the mount of God: 6 and he said to Moses, I, your father-in-law Jethro, am come to you and your wife and her two sons with her.

7 And Moses went out to meet his father-in-law and bowed down 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 to Pharaoh and to the Egyptians for Israel's sake, all the travail that had come on them by the way and how The LORD delivered them. 9 And Jethro rejoiced for all the goodness which The LORD had done to Israel, in that he had delivered them out of the hand of the Egyptians. 10 And Jethro said, Blessed be The LORD, who has delivered you out of the hand of the Egyptians and out of the hand of Pharaoh; who has delivered the people from under the hand of the Egyptians. 11 Now I know that The LORD is greater than all gods; yes, even in the thing in which they dealt proudly against 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' father-in-law before God.

13 And it was on the next morning, that Moses sat to judge the people: and the people stood about Moses from the morning to the evening. 14 And when Moses' father-in-law saw all that he did to the people, he said, What is this thing that you do to the people? why do you sit alone and all the people stand about you from morning to even? 15 And Moses said to his father-in-law, Because the people come to me to inquire of God: 16 When they have a matter, they come to me; and I judge between a man and his neighbor and I make them know the statutes of God and his laws. 17 And Moses' father-in-law said to him, The thing that you do is not good. 18 You will surely wear away, both you and this people that are with you, for this thing is too heavy for you; you are not able to perform it by yourself. 19 Listen now to my voice, I will give you counsel and God be with you: You will be for the people toward God and you will bring the causes to God: 20 and you shall teach them the statutes and the laws and shall show them the way in which they must walk and the work that they must do. 21 Also you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating unjust gain; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, 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 every great matter they shall bring to you, but every small matter they shall judge themselves: so shall it be easier for yourself and they shall bear the burden with you. 23 If you shall do this thing and God commands you to do so, then you shall be able to endure and all this people also shall go to their place in peace. 24 So Moses listened 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 people, rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties and rulers of tens. 26 And they judged the people at all seasons: the hard causes they brought to Moses, but every small matter they judged themselves. 27 And Moses let his father-in-law depart; and he went his way into his own land.

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Chapter 19:

In the third month after the children of Israel were gone out of the land of Egypt, the same day they came into the wilderness of Sinai. 2 And when they were departed from Rephidim and were come to the wilderness of Sinai, they camped in the wilderness; and there Israel camped before the mount. 3 And Moses went up to God and The LORD called to him out of the mountain, saying, Thus shall you say to the house of Jacob and tell the children of Israel: 4 You have seen what I did to the Egyptians and how I bore you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself. 5 Now therefore, if you will obey my voice indeed and keep my covenant, then you shall be my own possession from among all nations: for all the earth is mine: 6 and you shall be a kingdom of priests to me and a holy nation. These are the words which you shall speak to the children of Israel. 7 And Moses came and called for the elders of the people and set before them all these words which The LORD commanded him. 8 And all the people answered together and said, All that The LORD has spoken we will do. And Moses reported the words of the people to The LORD.

9 And The LORD said to Moses, Lo, I come to you in a thick cloud, that the people may hear when I speak with you and may also believe you for ever. And Moses told the words of the people to The LORD. 10 And The LORD said to Moses, Go to the people and sanctify them today and tomorrow and let them wash their garments, 11 and be ready against the third day; for the third day The LORD will come down in the sight of all the people on mount Sinai. 12 And you shall set bounds for the people round about, saying, Take heed to yourselves, that you do not go up into the mount, or touch its border: whoever touches the mount shall surely be put to death: 13 no hand shall touch him, but he shall surely be stoned, or shot through; whether it be animal or man, he shall not live: when the trumpet sounds long, they shall come up to the mount. 14 And Moses went down from the mount to the people and sanctified the people; and they washed their garments. 15 And he said to the people, Be ready against the third day: do not come near a woman.

16 And it was on the third day, when it was morning, that there were thunders and lightnings and a thick cloud on the mount and the voice of a trumpet very loud; and all the people that were in the camp trembled. 17 And Moses brought the people out of the camp to meet God; and they stood at the lowest part of the mount. 18 And Mount Sinai, the whole of it, smoked, because The LORD descended on it in fire; and its smoke ascended as the smoke of a furnace and the whole mount quaked greatly. 19 And when the voice of the trumpet grew louder and louder, Moses spoke and God answered him by a voice. 20 And The LORD came down on Mount Sinai, to the top of the mount: and The LORD called Moses to the top of the mount; and Moses went up. 21 And The LORD said to Moses, Go down, charge the people, lest they break through to The LORD to gaze and many of them perish. 22 And let the priests also, that come near to The LORD, sanctify themselves, lest The LORD break out on them. 23 And Moses said to The LORD, The people cannot come up to Mount Sinai: for you charged us, saying, Set bounds about the mount and sanctify it. 24 And The LORD said to him, Go, get down; and you shall come up, you and Aaron with you but do not let the priests and the people break through to come up to The LORD, lest he break out on them. 25 So Moses went down to the people and told them.

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Chapter 20:

And God spoke all these words, saying, 2 I am The LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. 3 you shall have no other gods before me. 4 you shall not make a graven image for yourself, nor any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. 5 you shall not bow down yourself to them, nor serve them, for I The LORD your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, to the third and on the fourth generation of those who hate me, 6 and showing loving kindness to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments. 7 You shall not take the name of The LORD your God in vain; for The LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain. 8 Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. 9 Six days you shall labor and do all your work; 10 but the seventh day is a sabbath to The LORD your God: in it you shall not do any work, you, nor your son, nor your daughter, your man-servant, nor your maid-servant, nor your cattle, nor your foreigner that is within your gates: 11 for in six days The LORD made heaven and earth, the sea and all that in is them and rested the seventh day: Therefore The LORD blessed the sabbath day and hallowed it.

12 Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land which The LORD your God gives you. 13 You shall not kill. 14 You shall not commit adultery. 15 You shall not steal. 16 You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. 17 You shall not covet your neighbor's house, you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is your neighbor's.

18 And all the people perceived the thunderings and the lightnings and the voice of the trumpet and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they trembled and stood afar off. 19 And they said to Moses, You speak with us and we will hear; but do not let God speak with us, lest we die. 20 And Moses said to the people, Fear not: for God is come to prove you and that his fear may be before you, so that you do not sin. 21 And the people stood afar off and Moses drew near to the thick darkness where God was.

22 And The LORD said to Moses, Thus you shall say to the children of Israel, You yourselves have seen that I have talked with you from heaven. 23 You shall not make other gods with me; gods of silver, nor shall you make gods of gold, 24 You shall make an altar of earth for me and shall sacrifice your burnt-offerings on it and your peace-offerings, your sheep and your oxen: in every place where I record my name I will come to you and I will bless you. 25 And if you make me an altar of stone, you shall not build it of hewn stones; for if you lift up your tool on it, you have polluted it. 26 nor shall you go up by steps to my altar, so that your nakedness is not uncovered on it.

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Chapter 21:

Now these are the judgments which you shall set before them. 2 If you buy a Hebrew servant, he shall serve six years: 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 had given him a wife and she has born him sons or daughters; the wife and her children shall be her master's and he shall go out by himself. 5 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 master shall bring him to the judges; he shall also bring him to the door, or to the door post; and his master shall bore his ear through with an awl; and he shall serve him for ever. 7 And if a man sells his daughter to be a maidservant, she shall not go out as the menservants do. 8 If she does not please her master, who has betrothed her to himself, then he shall let her be redeemed: he shall have no power to sell her to a foreign nation, seeing he has dealt deceitfully with her. 9 And if he has betrothed her to his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters. 10 If he takes another wife; he shall not diminish her food, her raiment and her duty of marriage. 11 And if he does not do these three to her, then she shall go out free without money.

12 He that strikes a man, so that he dies, shall be surely put to death. 13 But if a man does not lie in wait, but God delivered him into his hand; then I will appoint you a place where he shall flee. 14 But if a man comes presumptuously on his neighbor, to kill him with guile; you shall take him from my altar, that he may die. 15 And he that strikes his father, or his mother, shall be surely put to death. 16 And he that steals a man and sells him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death. 17 And he that curses his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death. 18 And if men strive together and one strikes another with a stone, or with his fist and he does not die, but keeps his bed: 19 If he rise again and walks abroad on his staff, then shall he that struck him be acquitted: except that he shall pay for the loss of his time and shall cause him to be thoroughly healed. 20 And if a man strikes his servant, or his maid, with a rod and he dies under his hand; he shall be surely punished. 21 But, if he continues a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.

22 If men strive and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit departs from her, and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished, according as the woman's husband will lay on him; and he shall pay as the judges determine. 23 And if any mischief follow, then you shall give life for life, 24 Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, 25 Burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe. 26 And if a man strikes the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, that it perish; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake. 27 And if he strikes out his manservant's tooth, or his maidservant's tooth; he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake. 28 If an ox gore a man or a woman, so that they die: then the ox shall surely be stoned and his flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be acquitted. 29 But if the ox was known to push with his horn in time past and it has been testified to his owner and he has not kept him in, but that he has killed a man or a woman; the ox shall be stoned and his owner also shall be put to death. 30 If a sum of money is laid on him, then he shall give whatever is laid on him for the ransom of his life. 31 Whether he has gored a son, or has gored a daughter, according to this judgment shall it be done to him. 32 If the ox shall push a manservant or a maidservant; he shall give to their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned. 33 And if a man shall open a pit, or if a man shall dig a pit and not cover it and an ox or an ass fall in it; 34 The owner of the pit shall make it good, and give money to the owner of them; and the dead animal shall be his. 35 And if one man's ox hurts another's, so that he dies; then they shall sell the live ox, and divide its money; and they shall also divide the dead ox. 36 Or if it is known that the ox used to push in time past and his owner has not kept him in; he shall surely pay ox for ox; and the dead shall be his own.

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Chapter 22:

If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep and kill it, or sell it; he shall restore five oxen for an ox and four sheep for a sheep. 2 If a thief is found breaking up and is struck so that he dies, no blood shall be shed for him. 3 If the sun is risen on him, blood shall shed for him; for he should make full restitution; if he has nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft. 4 If the theft is certainly found in his hand alive, whether it is an ox, or ass, or sheep; he shall restore double. 5 If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be eaten and shall put in his animal and shall feed in another man's field; he shall make restitution of the best of his own field and of the best of his own vineyard,. 6 If fire breaks out and catches in thorns, so that the stacks of corn, or the standing corn, or the field is consumed; he that kindled the fire shall surely make restitution.

7 If a man shall deliver money or stuff to his neighbor to keep and it is stolen out of the man's house; if the thief is found, let him pay double. 8 If the thief is not found, then the master of the house shall be brought to the judges, to see whether he has put his hand to his neighbor's goods. 9 For all manner of trespass, whether it is for ox, for ass, for sheep, for raiment, or for any manner of lost things, which another challenges to be his, the cause of both parties shall come before the judges; and whom the judges shall condemn, he shall pay double to his neighbor. 10 If a man delivers to his neighbor an ass, or an ox, or a sheep, or any animal to keep; and it dies, or is hurt, or driven away, no man seeing it: 11 Then an oath of The LORD shall be between them both, that he has not put his hand to his neighbor's goods; and its owner shall accept it and he shall not make it good. 12 And if it is stolen from him, he shall make restitution to its owner. 13 If it is torn in pieces, then let him bring it for witness, and he shall not make good that which was torn. 14 And if a man borrows anything of his neighbor and it is hurt, or dies, the owner of it not being with it, he shall surely make it good. 15 But if its owner is with it, he shall not make it good: if it is a hired thing, it came hired.

16 And if a man entice a maid that is not betrothed and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife. 17 If her father utterly refuse to give her to him, he shall pay money according to the dowry of virgins. 18 You shall not suffer a witch to live. 19 Whoever lies with an animal shall surely be put to death. 20 He that sacrifices to any god, except to The LORD only, he shall be utterly destroyed. 21 You shall neither vex a foreigner, nor oppress him: for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt. 22 You shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child. 23 If you afflict them in any way and they cry at all to me, I will surely hear their cry; 24 And my wrath shall wax hot and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows and your children fatherless.

25 If you lend money to any of my people who is poor near you, you shall not be to him as an usurer, neither shall you lay on him usury. 26 If you at all take your neighbor's raiment to pledge, you shall deliver it to him by sundown: 27 For that is his only covering, it is his raiment for his skin: in what shall he sleep? and it shall be when he cries to me, that I will hear; for I am gracious. 28 You shall not revile God, nor curse the ruler of your people. 29 You shall not delay offering the first of your ripe fruits and of your liquors: you shall give to methe firstborn of your sons. 30 Likewise you shall do with your oxen, and with your sheep: seven days it shall be with his dam; on the eighth day you shall give it to me. 31 And you shall be holy men to me: neither shall you eat any flesh that is torn of animals in the field; you shall cast it to the dogs

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Chapter 23

You shall not raise a false report: do not put your hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness. 2 You shall not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shall you speak in a cause to follow many to wrest judgment: 3 Neither shall you be partial to a poor man in his argument. 4 If you meet your enemy's ox or his ass going astray, you shall surely bring it back to him again. 5 If you see the ass of him who hates you lying under his burden and would forbear to help him, you shall surely help him. 6 You shall not wrest the judgment of your poor in his cause. 7 Keep far from a false matter; and do not kill the innocent and righteous: for I will not justify the wicked. 8 And you shall take no gift: for the gift blinds the wise and perverts the words of the righteous. 9 Also you shall not oppress a foreigner: for you know the heart of a foreigner, seeing you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

10 And six years you shall sow your land and shall gather in its fruits: 11 But the seventh year you shall let it rest and lie still; that the poor of your people may eat: and what they leave the animals of the field shall eat. In like manner you shall deal with your vineyard, and with your olive yard. 12 Six days you shall do your work and on the seventh day you shall rest: so that your ox and your ass may rest, and the son of your handmaid and the foreigner, may be refreshed. 13 And in all things that I have said to you be circumspect: and make no mention of the name of other gods, nor let it be heard out of your mouth. 14 Three times you shall keep a feast to me in the year. 15 you shall keep the feast of unleavened bread: (you shall eat unleavened bread seven days, as I commanded you, in the time appointed of the month Abib; for in it you came out from Egypt: and none shall appear before me empty:)

Month of Abib See Exodus 12:1,2

16 And the feast of harvest, the firstfruits of your labors, which you have sown in the field: and the feast of ingathering, which is in the end of the year, when you have gathered in your labors out of the field. 17 Three times in the year all your males shall appear before the Lord YHWH. 18 you shall not offer the blood of my sacrifice with leavened bread; nor shall the fat of my sacrifice remain until the morning. 19 You shall bring the first of the firstfruits of your land into the house of The LORD your God. You shall not seethe a kid in his mother's milk.

20 Behold, I send an Angel before you, to keep you in the way and to bring you into the place which I have prepared. 21 Be aware of him and obey his voice, do not provoke him; for he will not pardon your transgressions: for my name is in him. 22 But if indeed you shall obey his voice and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries. 23 For my Angel shall go before you and bring you in to the Amorites and the Hittites and the Perizzites and the Canaanites, the Hivites and the Jebusites: and I will cut them off. 24 You shall not bow down to their gods, nor serve them, nor do after their works: but you shall utterly overthrow them and entirely break down their images. 25 And you shall serve The LORD your God and he shall bless your bread and your water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of you. 26 There shall nothing cast their young, nor be barren, in your land: I will fill the number of your days. 27 I will send my fear before you and will destroy all the people to whom you shall come and I will make all your enemies turn their backs to you. 28 And I will send hornets before you, which shall drive out the Hivite, the Canaanite and the Hittite, from before you. 29 I will not drive them out from before you in one year; lest the land becomes desolate and the animal of the field multiplies against you. 30 Little by little I will drive them out from before you, until you are increased and inherit the land. 31 And I will set your bounds from the Red Sea even to the sea of the Philistines and from the desert to the river: [Euphrates] for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand; and you shall drive them out before you. 32 You shall make no covenant with them, nor with their gods. 33 They shall not dwell in your land, lest they make you sin against me: for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you.

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Chapter 24:

And he said to Moses, Come up to The LORD, you and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel; and worship afar off. 2 And Moses alone shall come near to The LORD: but they shall not come near; nor shall the people go up with him. 3 And Moses came and told the people all the words of The LORD and all the judgments: and all the people answered with one voice and said, All the words which The LORD has said we will do. 4 And Moses wrote all the words of The LORD and rose up early in the morning and built an altar under the hill and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel. 5 And he sent young men of the children of Israel, who offered burnt offerings and sacrificed peace offerings of oxen to The LORD. 6 And Moses took half of the blood and put it in basons; and half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar. 7 And he took the book of the covenant and read in the audience of the people: and they said, All that The LORD has said we will do and be obedient. 8 And Moses took the blood and sprinkled it on the people and said, Behold the blood of the covenant, which The LORD has made with you concerning all these words.

9 Then Moses and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu and seventy of the elders of Israel went up: 10 And they saw the God of Israel: and there was as a paved work of a sapphire stone under his feet and as the body of heaven in his clearness. 11 But he did not lay his hand on the nobles of the children of Israel: also they saw God and did eat and drink.

12 And The LORD said to Moses, Come up to me into the mount and be there: and I will give you tables of stone and a law and commandments which I have written; that you may teach them. 13 And Moses and his minister Joshua rose up and Moses went up into the mount of God. 14 And he said to the elders, Wait here for us, until we come to you again and behold, Aaron and Hur are with you if any man have any matters to do, let him come to them. 15 And Moses went up into the mount and a cloud covered the mount. 16 And the glory of The LORD abode on mount Sinai and the cloud covered it six days: and the seventh day he called to Moses out of the midst of the cloud. 17 And the sight of the glory of The LORD was like devouring fire on the top of the mount in the eyes of the children of Israel. 18 And Moses went into the midst of the cloud and got up into the mount: and Moses was in the mount forty days and forty nights.

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Chapter 25:

And The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 2 Speak to the children of Israel, that they bring me an offering: of every man who gives it willingly with his heart you shall take my offering. 3 And this is the offering which you shall take of them; gold, and silver and brass, 4 And blue and purple and scarlet and fine linen and goats' hair, 5 And rams' skins dyed red and badgers' skins and acacia wood, 6 Oil for the light, spices for anointing oil and for sweet incense, 7 Onyx stones and stones to be set in the ephod and in the breastplate. 8 And let them make me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them. 9 According to all that I will show you, after the pattern of the tabernacle and the pattern of all its instruments, even so shall you make it.

10 And they shall make an ark of acacia wood: two cubits and a half shall be its length and a cubit and a half its breadth and a cubit and a half its height. 11 And you shall overlay it with pure gold, within and without you shall overlay it and shall make on it a crown of gold round about. 12 And you shall cast four rings of gold for it and put them in its four corners; and two rings shall be in its one side and two rings in the other side of it. 13 And you shall make staves of acacia wood and overlay them with gold. 14 And you shall put the staves into the rings by the sides of the ark, that the ark may be borne with them. 15 The staves shall be in the rings of the ark: they shall not be taken from it. 16 And you shall put into the ark the testimony which I shall give you. 17 And you shall make a mercy seat of pure gold: two cubits and a half shall be its length and a cubit and a half its breadth. 18 And you shall make two cherubim of gold, you shall make them of beaten work, in the two ends of the mercy seat. 19 And make one cherub on the one end and the other cherub on the other end of the mercy seat. You shall make the cherubim on its two ends. 20 And the cherubim shall stretch out their wings on high, covering the mercy seat with their wings and their faces shall look one to another; the faces of the cherubim shall be toward the mercy seat. 21 And you shall put the mercy seat on top of the ark; and in the ark you shall put the testimony that I shall give you. 22 And there I will meet with you, and I will commune with you of all things which I will give you in commandment to the children of Israel from over the mercy seat, between the two cherubim which are on the ark of the testimony.

23 You shall also make a table of acacia wood: two cubits shall be its length, and a cubit its breadth and a cubit and a half its height. 24 And you shall overlay it with pure gold and make on it a crown of gold round about. 25 And you shall make on it a border of a hand breadth round about and you shall make a golden crown on its border round about. 26 And you shall make for it four rings of gold and put the rings in the four corners that are on its four feet. 27 The rings shall be at the border for places of the staves to bear the table. 28 And you shall make the staves of acacia wood and overlay them with gold, that the table may be borne with them. 29 And you shall make its dishes and its spoons and its covers to cover and its bowls. You shall make them of pure gold. 30 And you shall set showbread on the table before me continually.

31 And you shall make a lamp stand of pure gold: the lamp stand shall be made of beaten work: its shaft and its branches, its bowls, its knobs and its flowers, shall be the same. 32 And six branches shall come out of its sides; three branches of the lamp stand out of the one side and three branches of the lamp stand out of the other side: 33 Three bowls made like almonds, with a knob and a flower in one branch; and three bowls made like almonds in the other branch, with a knob and a flower in the six branches that come out of the lamp stand. 34 And there shall be in the lamp stand four bowls made like almonds, with their knobs and their flowers. 35 And there shall be a knob under two branches of the same and a knob under two branches of the same and a knob under two branches of the same, according to the six branches that proceed out of the lamp stand. 36 Their knobs and their branches shall be of the same: all of it shall be one beaten work of pure gold. 37 And you shall make the seven lamps on it: and they shall light the lamps on it, that they may give light around it. 38 And its tongs and its snuff dishes, shall be of pure gold. 39 He shall make it of a talent of pure gold, with all these vessels. 40 And look that you make them after their pattern, which was shown to you in the mount.

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Chapter 26:

Also you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue, and purple and scarlet you: shall make them with cherubim of skilled work. 2 The length of one curtain shall be twenty eight cubits and the breadth of one curtain four cubits: and every one of the curtains shall have one measure. 3 The five curtains shall be coupled together one to another; and other five curtains shall be coupled one to another. 4 And you shall make loops of blue on the edge of the one curtain from the end in the coupling; and likewise you shall make in the uttermost edge of another curtain, in the coupling of the second. 5 You shall make fifty loops in the one curtain and you shall make fifty loops in the edge of the curtain that is in the coupling of the second; that the loops may take hold one of another. 6 And you shall make fifty hooks of gold and couple the curtains together with the hooks: and it shall be one tabernacle.

7 And you shall make curtains of goats' hair to be a covering on the tabernacle: you shall make eleven curtains. 8 The length of one curtain shall be thirty cubits, and the breadth of one curtain four cubits: and the eleven curtains shall be all of one measure. 9 And you shall couple five curtains by themselves and six curtains by themselves and shall double the sixth curtain in the front of the tabernacle. 10 And you shall make fifty loops on the edge of the one curtain that is outmost in the coupling and fifty loops in the edge of the curtain which couples the second. 11 And you shall make fifty hooks of brass and put the hooks into the loops and couple the tent together, that it may be one. 12 And the remnant that remains of the curtains of the tent, the half curtain that remains, shall hang over the backside of the tabernacle. 13 And a cubit on one side and a cubit on the other side of that which remains in the length of the curtains of the tent shall hang over the sides of the tabernacle on this side and on that side to cover it. 14 And you shall make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red and a covering above of badgers' skins.

15 And you shall make boards for the tabernacle of acacia wood standing up. 16 The length of a board shall be ten cubits and a cubit and a half shall be the breadth of one board. 17 There shall be two tenons in one board, set in order one against another: thus shall you make for all the boards of the tabernacle. 18 And you shall make the boards for the tabernacle, twenty boards on the south side southward. 19 And you shall make forty sockets of silver under the twenty boards; two sockets under one board for its two tenons and two sockets under another board for its two tenons. 20 And for the second side of the tabernacle on the north side there shall be twenty boards: 21 And their forty sockets of silver; two sockets under one board, and two sockets under another board. 22 And for the sides of the tabernacle westward you shall make six boards. 23 And you shall make two boards for the corners of the tabernacle in the two sides. 24 And they shall be coupled together beneath and they shall be coupled together above its head to one ring: thus shall it be for them both; they shall be for the two corners. 25 And there shall be eight boards and their sockets of silver, sixteen sockets; two sockets under one board and two sockets under another board. 26 And you shall make bars of acacia wood; five for the boards of the one side of the tabernacle, 27 And five bars for the boards of the other side of the tabernacle and five bars for the boards of the side of the tabernacle, for the two sides westward. 28 And the middle bar in the midst of the boards shall reach from end to end. 29 And you shall overlay the boards with gold and make their rings of gold for places for the bars: and you shall overlay the bars with gold. 30 And you shall rear up the tabernacle according to the fashion of it which was shown to you in the mount.

31 And you shall make a veil of blue and purple and scarlet and fine twined linen of skilled work: it shall be made with cherubim: 32 And you shall hang it on four pillars of acacia wood overlaid with gold: their hooks shall be of gold, on the four sockets of silver. 33 And you shall hang up the veil under the hooks, so that you may bring the ark of the testimony in there within the veil: and the veil shall divide you from between the holy place and the most holy. 34 And you shall put the mercy seat on the ark of the testimony in the most holy place. 35 And you shall set the table outside the veil and the lamp stand opposite the table on the side of the tabernacle toward the south: and you shall put the table on the north side. 36 And you shall make a hanging for the door of the tent, of blue and purple and scarlet, and fine twined linen, wrought with needlework. 37 And you shall make five pillars for the hanging of acacia wood and overlay them with gold, and their hooks shall be of gold: and you shall cast five sockets of brass for them.

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Chapter 27:

And you shall make an altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and its height shall be three cubits. 2 And you shall make its horns on its four corners: its horns shall be of the same: and you shall overlay it with brass. 3 And you shall make its pans to receive the ashes, and its shovels and its basins and its fleshhooks and its firepans: you shall make all its vessels of brass. 4 And you shall make for it a grate network of brass; and you shall make on the net four brazen rings in its four corners. 5 And you shall put it under the rim beneath the altar, that the net may reach halfway up to the altar. 6 And you shall make staves for the altar, staves of acacia wood and overlay them with brass. 7 And the staves shall be put into the rings and the staves shall be on the two sides of the altar, to bear it. 8 You shall make it hollow with boards: they shall make it as it was shown to you in the mount,.

9 And you shall make the court of the tabernacle: for the south side southward there shall be hangings for the court of fine twined linen of a hundred cubits long for one side: 10 And its twenty pillars and their twenty sockets shall be of brass; the hooks of the pillars and their binders shall be of silver. 11 And likewise for the north side in length there shall be hangings of a hundred cubits long and its twenty pillars and their twenty sockets of brass; the hooks of the pillars and their binders of silver. 12 And for the breadth of the court on the west side shall be hangings of fifty cubits: their pillars ten and their sockets ten. 13 And the breadth of the court on the east side eastward shall be fifty cubits. 14 The hangings of one side of the gate shall be fifteen cubits: their pillars three and their sockets three. 15 And on the other side shall be hangings fifteen cubits: their pillars three and their sockets three. 16 And for the gate of the court shall be a hanging of twenty cubits, of blue and purple and scarlet and fine twined linen, wrought with needlework: and their pillars shall be four and their sockets four. 17 All the pillars round about the court shall be filleted with silver; their hooks shall be of silver and their sockets of brass. 18 The length of the court shall be a hundred cubits and the breadth fifty at every point and the height five cubits of fine twined linen and their sockets of brass. 19 All the vessels of the tabernacle in all its service and all its pins and all the pins of the court, shall be of brass.

20 And you shall command the children of Israel, that they bring to you pure beaten olive oil, for the light, to cause the lamp to burn always. 21 Aaron and his sons shall order it in the tabernacle of the congregation outside the veil, which is before the testimony, from evening to morning before The LORD: it shall be a statute for ever to their generations on the behalf of the children of Israel.

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Chapter 28:

And you shall take Aaron your brother and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may minister to me in the priest's office, even Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's sons. 2 And you shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother for glory and for beauty. 3 And you shall speak to all that are wise hearted, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron's garments to consecrate him, that he may minister to me in the priest's office. 4 And these are the garments which they shall make; a breastplate and an ephod and a robe and a embroidered coat, a mitre and a girdle: and they shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother and his sons, that he may minister to me in the priest's office. 5 And they shall take gold and blue and purple and scarlet and fine linen.

6 And they shall make the ephod of gold, of blue and of purple, of scarlet and fine twined linen, with skilled work. 7 It shall have its two shoulder pieces joined at its edges; and so it shall be joined together. 8 And the unique girdle of the ephod, which is on it, shall be of the same, according to its work; even of gold, of blue and purple and scarlet and fine twined linen. 9 And you shall take two onyx stones and engrave on them the names of the children of Israel: 10 Six of their names on one stone and six names of the rest on the other stone, according to their birth. 11 You shall engrave the two stones with the work of an engraver in stone, like the engravings of a signet, with the names of the children of Israel. You shall make them to be set in filigrees of gold. 12 And you shall put the two stones on the shoulders of the ephod as stones of memorial to the children of Israel: and Aaron shall bear their names before The LORD on his two shoulders for a memorial. 13 And you shall make filigrees of gold; 14 And two chains of pure gold at the ends; of interwoven foliage you shall make them and fasten the interwoven foliage chains to the filigrees.

15 And you shall make the breastplate of judgment with skilled work; you shall make it after the work of the ephod; of gold, of blue and of purple and of scarlet, and you shall make it of fine twined linen,. 16 It shall be doubled foursquare; the length of it shall be a span and a span shall be its breadth. 17 And you shall set in it settings of stones, even four rows of stones: the first row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this shall be the first row. 18 And the second row shall be an emerald, a sapphire and a diamond. 19 And the third row a ligure, an agate and an amethyst. 20 And the fourth row a beryl and an onyx and a jasper: they shall be set in gold in their settings. 21 And the stones shall be with the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet; every one with his name they shall be according to the twelve tribes. 22 And you shall make on the breastplate chains at the ends of interwoven foliageof pure gold. 23 And you shall make on the breastplate two rings of gold and shall put the two rings on the two ends of the breastplate. 24 And you shall put the two interwoven foliagechains of gold in the two rings which are on the ends of the breastplate. 25 And the other two ends of the two interwoven foliage chains you shall fasten in the two filigree rings of gold and you shall put them on the two ends of the breastplate in its border, which is in the inside of the ephod. 27 And you shall make two other rings of gold and shall put them on the two sides of the ephod underneath, toward its forepart, opposite its other coupling, above the unique girdle of the ephod. 28 And they shall bind the breastplate by its rings to the rings of the ephod with a lace of blue, that it may be above the unique girdle of the ephod, so that the breastplate is not loosed from the ephod. 29 And Aaron shall bear the names of the children of Israel in the breastplate of judgment on his heart, when he goes in to the holy place, for a memorial before The LORD continually. 30 And you shall put in the breastplate of judgment the Urim and the Thummim; and they shall be on Aaron's heart, when he goes in before The LORD: and Aaron shall bear the judgment of the children of Israel on his heart before The LORD continually.

31 And you shall make the robe of the ephod all of blue. 32 And there shall be a hole in its top, in the middle of it: it shall have a binding of woven work round about the hole, like the hole of a body suit, so that it is not torn. 33 And beneath on its hem you shall make pomegranates of blue, and of purple and of scarlet, round about its hem; and bells of gold between them round about: 34 A golden bell and a pomegranate, a golden bell and a pomegranate, on the hem of the robe round about. 35 And it shall be on Aaron to minister: and his sound shall be heard when he goes into the holy place before The LORD and when he comes out, so that he does not die. 36 And you shall make a plate of pure gold and engrave on it, like the engravings of a signet, HOLINESS TO The LORD. 37 And you shall put it on a blue lace, that it may be on the mitre; it shall be on the forefront of the mitre. 38 And it shall be on Aaron's forehead, that Aaron may bear the iniquity of the holy things, which the children of Israel shall hallow all their holy gifts; and it shall be always on his forehead, that they may be accepted before The LORD. 39 And you shall embroider the coat of fine linen and you shall make the mitre of fine linen and you shall make the girdle of needlework.

40 And you shall make coats for Aaron's sons and you shall make girdles for them, and you shall make bonnets for them, for glory and for beauty. 41 And you shall put them on Aaron your brother and his sons with him and shall anoint them and consecrate them and sanctify them, that they may minister to me in the priest's office. 42 And you shall make linen breeches for them to cover their nakedness; they shall reach from the loins even to the thighs: 43 And they shall be on Aaron and on his sons, when they come in to the tabernacle of the congregation, or when they come near to the altar to minister in the holy place; so that they do not bear iniquity, and die: it shall be a statute for ever to him and his seed after him.

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Chapter 29:

And this is the thing that you shall do to them to hallow them, to minister to me in the priest's office: Take one young bullock and two rams outside blemish, 2 And unleavened bread and cakes unleavened tempered with oil and wafers unleavened anointed with oil: you shall make them of wheat flour. 3 And you shall put them into one basket and bring them in the basket, with the bullock and the two rams. 4 And you shall bring Aaron and his sons to the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and shall wash them with water. 5 And you shall take the garments and put the coat on Aaron and the robe of the ephod and the ephod and the breastplate and gird him with the unique girdle of the ephod: 6 And you shall put the mitre on his head, and put the holy crown on the mitre. 7 Then shall you take the anointing oil and pour it on his head and anoint him. 8 And you shall bring his sons and put coats on them. 9 And you shall gird them with girdles, Aaron and his sons and put the bonnets on them: and the priest's office shall be theirs for a perpetual statute: and you shall consecrate Aaron and his sons. 10 And you shall cause a bullock to be brought before the tabernacle of the congregation: and Aaron and his sons shall put their hands on the head of the bullock. 11 And you shall kill the bullock before The LORD, by the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. 12 And you shall take of the blood of the bullock and put it on the horns of the altar with your finger and pour all the blood beside the bottom of the altar. 13 And you shall take all the fat that covers the inwards and the caul that is above the liver and the two kidneys and the fat that is on them and burn them on the altar. 14 But the flesh of the bullock and his skin and his dung, you shall burn with fire outside the camp: it is a sin offering. 15 you shall also take one ram; and Aaron and his sons shall put their hands on the head of the ram. 16 And you shall kill the ram and you shall take his blood and sprinkle it round about on the altar. 17 And you shall cut the ram in pieces and wash the inwards of it and its legs and put them on his pieces and on his head. 18 And you shall burn the whole ram on the altar: it is a burnt offering to The LORD: it is a sweet savour, an offering made by fire to The LORD. 19 And you shall take the other ram; and Aaron and his sons shall put their hands on the head of the ram. 20 Then shall you kill the ram and take of his blood and put it on the tip of the right ear of Aaron and on the tip of the right ear of his sons and on the thumb of their right hand and on the great toe of their right foot and sprinkle the blood on the altar round about. 21 And you shall take of the blood that is on the altar and of the anointing oil and sprinkle it on Aaron and on his garments and on his sons and on the garments of his sons with him: and he shall be hallowed and his garments and his sons and his sons' garments with him. 22 Also you shall take of the ram the fat and the rump and the fat that covers the inwards and the caul above the liver and the two kidneys and the fat that is on them and the right shoulder; for it is a ram of consecration: 23 And one loaf of bread and one cake of oiled bread and one wafer out of the basket of the unleavened bread that is before The LORD: 24 And you shall put all in the hands of Aaron and in the hands of his sons; and shall wave them for a wave offering before The LORD. 25 And you shall receive them of their hands and burn them on the altar for a burnt offering, for a sweet savour before The LORD: it is an offering made by fire to The LORD. 26 And you shall take the breast of the ram of Aaron's consecration and wave it for a wave offering before The LORD: and it shall be your part. 27 And you shall sanctify the breast of the wave offering and the shoulder of the heave offering, which is waved and which is heaved up, of the ram of the consecration, even of that which is for Aaron, and of that which is for his sons: 28 And it shall be Aaron's and his sons' by a statute for ever from the children of Israel: for it is a heave offering: and it shall be a heave offering from the children of Israel of the sacrifice of their peace offerings, even their heave offering to The LORD. 29 And the holy garments of Aaron shall be his sons' after him, to be anointed in it and to be consecrated in them. 30 And that son that is priest in his stead shall put them on seven days, when he comes into the tabernacle of the congregation to minister in the holy place. 31 And you shall take the ram of the consecration and seethe his flesh in the holy place. 32 And Aaron and his sons shall eat the flesh of the ram and the bread that is in the basket, by the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. 33 And they shall eat those things with which the atonement was made, to consecrate and to sanctify them: but a foreigner shall not eat it, because they are holy. 34 And if any of the flesh of the consecrations, or of the bread, remain to the morning, then you shall burn the remainder with fire: it shall not be eaten, because it is holy. 35 And thus shall you do to Aaron and to his sons, according to all things which I have commanded you, seven days shall you consecrate them. 36 And you shall offer every day a bullock for a sin offering for atonement: and you shall cleanse the altar, when you have made an atonement for it and you shall anoint it, to sanctify it. 37 Seven days you shall make an atonement for the altar and sanctify it; and it shall be an altar most holy: whatever touchs the altar shall be holy.

38 Now this is that which you shall offer on the altar; two lambs of the first year day by day continually. 39 You shall offer one lamb in the morning; and the other lamb you shall offer at evening: 40 And with the one lamb a tenth part of flour mingled with the fourth part of a gallon of beaten oil; and the fourth part of a gallon of wine for a drink offering. 41 And the other lamb you shall offer at evening and shall do to it according as to the meat offering of the morning and according to its drink offering, for a sweet savour, an offering made by fire to The LORD. 42 This shall be a continual burnt offering throughout your generations at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation before The LORD: where I will meet you, to speak to you there. 43 And there I will meet with the children of Israel and the tabernacle shall be sanctified by my glory. 44 And I will sanctify the tabernacle of the congregation and the altar: I will sanctify also both Aaron and his sons, to minister to me in the priest's office. 45 And I will dwell among the children of Israel and will be their God. 46 And they shall know that I am The LORD their God, that brought them out of the land of Egypt, thus I will dwell among them: I am The LORD their God.

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Chapter 30:

And you shall make an altar to burn incense on: you shall make it of acacia wood. 2 A cubit shall be its length and a cubit its breadth; it shall be foursquare: and two cubits shall be its height: its horns shall be of the same. 3 And you shall overlay it with pure gold, its top and its sides round about and its horns; and you shall make a crown for it of gold round about. 4 And you shall make two golden rings for it under its crown, by its two corners, you shall make it on its two sides; and they shall be for places for the staves to bear all of it. 5 And you shall make the staves of acacia wood and overlay them with gold. 6 And you shall put it before the veil that is by the ark of the testimony, before the mercy seat that is over the testimony, where I will meet with you. 7 And Aaron shall burn sweet incense on it every morning: he shall burn incense on it when he dresses the lamps. 8 And when Aaron lights the lamps at evening, he shall burn incense on it, a perpetual incense before The LORD throughout your generations. 9 You shall offer no strange incense on it, nor burnt sacrifice, nor meat offering; nor shall you pour a drink offering on it. 10 And Aaron shall make an atonement on its horns once in a year with the blood of the sin offering of atonements: once in the year shall he make atonement on it throughout your generations: it is most holy to The LORD.

11 And The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 12 When you take the sum of the children of Israel after their number, then shall they give every man a ransom for his soul to The LORD, when you number them; that there be no plague among them, when you number them. 13 They shall give half a shekel after the shekel of the sanctuary, every one who passes among them that are numbered,: (a shekel is twenty gerahs:) the offering of The LORD shall be a half shekel. 14 Every one that passes among those who are numbered, from twenty years old and above, shall give an offering to The LORD. 15 The rich shall not give more and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel, when they give an offering to The LORD, to make an atonement for your souls. 16 And you shall take the atonement money of the children of Israel and shall appoint it for the service of the tabernacle of the congregation; that it may be a memorial to the children of Israel before The LORD, to make an atonement for your souls.

17 And The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 18 you shall also make a laver of brass, and its foot also of brass, to wash: and you shall put it between the tabernacle of the congregation and the altar and you shall put water in it. 19 For Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet in it: 20 When they go into the tabernacle of the congregation, they shall wash with water, so that they do not die; or when they come near to the altar to minister, to burn offering made by fire to The LORD: 21 So they shall wash their hands and their feet, so that they do not die: and it shall be a statute for ever to them, even to him and to his seed throughout their generations.

22 Also The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 23 Take also principal spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels and of sweet calamus two hundred and fifty shekels, 24 And of cassia five hundred shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary and a hin of oil olive: 25 And you shall make it an oil of holy ointment, an ointment compounded after the art of the apothecary: it shall be a holy anointing oil. 26 And you shall anoint the tabernacle of the congregation with it and the ark of the testimony, 27 And the table and all its vessels and the lamp stand and its vessels, and the altar of incense, 28 And the altar of burnt offering with all its vessels and the laver and its foot. 29 And you shall sanctify them, so that they may be most holy: whatever touches them shall be holy. 30 And you shall anoint Aaron and his sons, and consecrate them, so that they may minister to me in the priest's office. 31 And you shall speak to the children of Israel, saying, This shall be a holy anointing oil to me throughout your generations. 32 It shall not be poured on man's flesh, nor shall you make any other like it, after its composition: it is holy, and it shall be holy to you. 33 Whoever compounds any like it, or whoever puts any of it on a foreigner, shall even be cut off from his people. 34 And The LORD said to Moses, Take to you sweet spices, aromatic resin and onycha gum and galbanum resin; these sweet spices with pure frankincense: there shall be a like weight of each: 35 And you shall make it a perfume, a confection after the art of the apothecary, tempered together, pure and holy: 36 And you shall beat some of it very small and put it before the testimony in the tabernacle of the congregation, where I will meet with you, it shall be most holy to you. 37 And as for the perfume which you shall make, you shall not make it for yourselves according to its composition: it shall be holy for The LORD to you. 38 Whoever shall make any like it, to smell it, shall even be cut off from his people.

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Chapter 31:

And The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 2 See, I have called Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, by name of the tribe of Judah: 3 And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom and in understanding and in knowledge and in all manner of workmanship, 4 To devise skilled works, to work in gold and in silver and in brass, 5 And in cutting of stones, to set them and in carving of timber, to work in all manner of workmanship. 6 And I, behold, I have given with him Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan: and in the hearts of all that are wise hearted I have put wisdom, that they may make all that I have commanded you; 7 The tabernacle of the congregation and the ark of the testimony and the mercy seat that is on it and all the furniture of the tabernacle, 8 And the table and his furniture and the pure lamp stand with all its furniture and the altar of incense, 9 And the altar of burnt offering with all its furniture and the laver and its foot, 10 And the cloths of service and the holy garments for Aaron the priest and the garments of his sons, to minister in the priest's office, 11 And the anointing oil and sweet incense for the holy place: they shall do according to all that I have commanded you,.

12 And The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 13 Speak also to the children of Israel, saying, Truly you shall keep my sabbaths: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that you may know that I am The LORD who sanctifies you. 14 You shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy to you, every one that defiles it shall surely be put to death: for whoever does any work in it, that soul shall be cut off from among his people. 15 Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to The LORD: whoever does any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death. 16 Therefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant. 17 It is a sign between me and the children of Israel for ever: for in six days The LORD made heaven and earth and on the seventh day he rested and was refreshed. 18 And when he had made an end of communing with him on mount Sinai, he gave to Moses two tables of testimony, tables of stone, written with the finger of God.

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Chapter 32:

And when the people saw that Moses delayed coming down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together to Aaron and said to him, Up, make us God, who shall go before us; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we do not know what has become of him. 2 And Aaron said to them, Break off the golden earrings, which are in the ears of your wives and of your sons, and of your daughters and bring them to me. 3 And all the people broke off the golden earrings which were in their ears and brought them to Aaron. 4 And he received them at their hand and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf: and they said, This is your God, O Israel, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt. 5 And when Aaron saw it, he built an altar before it; and Aaron made a proclamation and said, Tomorrow is a feast to The LORD. 6 And they rose up early in the morning and offered burnt offerings and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink and rose up to play.

7 And The LORD said to Moses, Go, get down; for your people, who you brought out of the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves: 8 They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them: they have made a molten calf and have worshiped it and have sacrificed to it and said, This is your God, O Israel, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt. 9 And The LORD said to Moses, I have seen this people and behold, they are a stiff necked people: 10 Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may grow hot against them and that I may consume them: and I will make of you a great nation. 11 And Moses pleaded with The LORD his God and said, LORD, why does your wrath grow hot against your people, whom you have brought out of the land of Egypt with great power and with a mighty hand? 12 Why should the Egyptians speak and say, He brought them out for mischief, to kill them in the mountains and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from your fierce wrath and repent of this evil against your people. 13 Remember Abraham, Isaac and Israel, your servants, to whom you swore by your own self and said to them, I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven and all this land that I have spoken of I will give to your seed and they shall inherit it for ever. 14 And The LORD repented of the evil which he thought to do to his people.

15 And Moses turned and went down from the mount and the two tables of the testimony were in his hand: the tables were written on both their sides; they were written on the one side and on the other. 16 And the tables were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, graven on the tables. 17 And when Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said to Moses, There is a noise of war in the camp. 18 And he said, It is not the voice of those who shout for mastery, neither is it the voice of those who cry for being overcome: but I hear the noise of those who sing. 19 And it was as soon as he came near the camp, that he saw the calf and the dancing: and Moses' anger grew hot and he cast the tables out of his hands and broke them beneath the mount. 20 And he took the calf which they had made and burned it in the fire and ground it to powder and strew it on the water and made the children of Israel drink it.

21 And Moses said to Aaron, What did this people do to you, that you have brought so great a sin on them? 22 And Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord grow hot; you know the people, that they are set on mischief. 23 For they said to me, Make us god who shall go before us: for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we do not know what has become of him. 24 And I said to them, Whoever has any gold, let them break it off. So they gave it to me: then I cast it into the fire and there came out this calf. 25 And when Moses saw that the people were naked; (for Aaron had made them naked to their shame among their enemies:) 26 Then Moses stood in the gate of the camp and said, Who is on the LORD'S side? let him come to me. And all the sons of Levi gathered themselves together to him. 27 And he said to them, Thus says The LORD God of Israel, Put every man his sword by his side, and go in and out from gate to gate throughout the camp and kill every man his brother and every man his companion and every man his neighbor. 28 And the children of Levi did according to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand men. 29 For Moses had said, Consecrate yourselves today to The LORD, even every man on his son and on his brother; that he may bestow on you a blessing this day.

30 And it was on the next morning, that Moses said to the people, You have sinned a great sin: and now I will go up to The LORD; perhaps I shall make an atonement for your sin. 31 And Moses returned to The LORD and said, Oh, this people have sinned a great sin and have made a god of gold. 32 Yet now, if you will forgive their sin--; and if not, blot me, I pray you, out of your book which you have written. 33 And The LORD said to Moses, Whoever has sinned against me, I will blot him out of my book. 34 Therefore now go, lead the people to the place of which I have spoken to you, behold, my Angel shall go before you, nevertheless in the day when I visit I will visit their sin on them. 35 And The LORD plagued the people, because they made the calf, which Aaron made.

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Chapter 33:

And The LORD said to Moses, Depart, and go up from here, you and the people who you have brought up out of the land of Egypt, to the land which I swore to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob, saying, I will give it to your seed: 2 And I will send an angel before you; and I will drive out the Canaanite, the Amorite and the Hittite and the Perizzite, the Hivite and the Jebusite: 3 To a land flowing with milk and honey: for I will not go up in the midst of you; for you are a stiff necked people: lest I consume you in the way. 4 And when the people heard these evil tidings, they mourned: and no man put on his ornaments. 5 For The LORD had said to Moses, Say to the children of Israel, You are a stiff necked people: I will come up into the midst of you in a moment and consume you, therefore now put off your ornaments from you, that I may know what to do to you. 6 And the children of Israel stripped themselves of their ornaments by Mount Horeb.

7 And Moses took the tabernacle and pitched it outside the camp, afar off from the camp and called it the Tabernacle of the congregation. And it was, that every one who sought The LORD went out to the tabernacle of the congregation, which was outside the camp. 8 And it was, when Moses went out to the tabernacle, that all the people rose up and stood every man at his tent door and looked after Moses, until he was gone into the tabernacle. 9 And it was, as Moses entered into the tabernacle, the cloudy pillar descended and stood at the door of the tabernacle and The LORD talked with Moses. 10 And all the people saw the cloudy pillar stand at the tabernacle door: and all the people rose up and worshiped, every man in his tent door. 11 And The LORD spoke to Moses face to face, as a man speaks to his friend. And he turned again into the camp: but his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, did not depart out of the tabernacle.

12 And Moses said to The LORD, See, you say to me, Bring up this people: and you have not let me know whom you will send with me. Yet you have said, I know you by name and you have also found grace in my sight. 13 Now therefore, I pray you, if I have found grace in your sight, show me now your way, that I may know you, that I may find grace in your sight: and consider that this nation is your people. 14 And he said, My presence shall go with you and I will comfort you. 15 And he said to him, If your presence does not go with me, do not carry us up from here. 16 For how shall it be known here that I and your people have found grace in your sight? is it not in that you go with us? so shall we be separated, I and your people, from all the people that are on the face of the earth. 17 And The LORD said to Moses, I will do this thing also that you have spoken: for you have found grace in my sight and I know you by name. 18 And he said, I beseech you, show me your glory. 19 And he said, I will make all my goodness pass before you and I will proclaim the name of The LORD before you; and will be gracious to whom I will be gracious and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy. 20 And he said, you can not see my face: for no man shall see me and live. 21 And The LORD said, Behold, there is a place by me and you shall stand on a rock: 22 And it shall be while my glory passes by, that I will put you in a cleft of the rock and will cover you with my hand while I pass by: 23 And I will take away my hand and you shall see my back parts: but my face shall not be seen.

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Chapter 34:

And The LORD said to Moses, Hew two tables of stone like the first: and I will write on these tables the words that were in the first tables, which you broke. 2 And be ready in the morning and come up in the morning to Mount Sinai and present yourself there to me in the top of the mount. 3 And no man shall come up with you, nor let any man be seen throughout all the mount; nor let the flocks nor herds feed before that mount. 4 And he hewed two tables of stone like the first; and Moses rose up early in the morning and went up to Mount Sinai, as The LORD had commanded him and took in his hand the two tables of stone.

5 And The LORD descended in the cloud and stood with him there and proclaimed the name of The LORD. 6 And The LORD passed by before him and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering and abundant in goodness and truth, 7 Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and on the children's children, to the third and to the fourth generation. 8 And Moses hurried and bowed his head toward the earth and worshiped. 9 And he said, If now I have found grace in your sight, O Lord, let my Lord, I pray you, go among us; for it is a stiff necked people; and pardon our iniquity and our sin and take us for your inheritance.

10 And he said, Behold, I make a covenant: before all your people I will do marvels, such as have not been done in all the earth, nor in any nation: and all the people among whom you are shall see the work of The LORD: for it is a terrible thing that I will do with you. 11 Observe that which I command you this day: behold, I will drive out before you the Amorite and the Canaanite and the Hittite and the Perizzite and the Hivite and the Jebusite. 12 Take heed to yourself, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you go, lest it becomes a snare in the midst of you 13 But you shall destroy their altars, break their images and cut down their groves: 14 For you shall worship no other god: for The LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God: 15 Lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land and they go a whoring after their gods and sacrifice to their gods and someone calls you and you eat of his sacrifice; 16 And you take of their daughters to your sons and their daughters go a whoring after their gods and make your sons go a whoring after their gods. 17 You shall make you no molten gods.

18 You shall keep the feast of unleavened bread. Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, as I commanded you, in the time of the month Abib: for in the month Abib you came out from Egypt.

See Exodus 12:1.2

19 All that opens the matrix is mine; and every firstborn among your cattle, whether ox or sheep, that is male. 20 But the firstborn of an ass you shall redeem with a lamb: and if you will not redeem him, then you shall break his neck. You shall redeem all the firstborn of your sons. And no one shall appear before me empty. 21 Six days you shall work, but on the seventh day you shall rest: in earing time and in harvest you shall rest. 22 And you shall observe the feast of weeks, of the firstfruits of wheat harvest and the feast of ingathering at the year's end. 23 Three times in the year shall all your male children appear before the Lord GOD, the God of Israel. 24 For I will cast out the nations before you and enlarge your borders: neither shall any man desire your land, when you shall go up to appear before The LORD your God three times in the year. 25 You shall not offer the blood of my sacrifice with leaven; nor shall the sacrifice of the feast of the passover be left to the morning. 26 The first of the firstfruits of your land you shall bring to the house of The LORD your God. You shall not seethe a kid in his mother's milk. 27 And The LORD said to Moses, Write these words: for after the tenor of these words I have made a covenant with you and with Israel.

28 And he was there with The LORD forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote on the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments. 29 And it was, when Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone while he talked with him. 30 And when Aaron and all the children of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone; and they were afraid to come near him. 31 And Moses called to them; and Aaron and all the rulers of the congregation returned to him: and Moses talked with them. 32 And afterward all the children of Israel came near: and he gave them in commandment all that The LORD had spoken with him in mount Sinai. 33 And till Moses had done speaking with them, he put a veil on his face. 34 But when Moses went in before The LORD to speak with him, he took the veil off, until he came out. And he came out and spoke to the children of Israel that which he was commanded. 35 And the children of Israel saw the face of Moses, that the skin of Moses' face shone: and Moses put the veil on his face again, until he went in to speak with him.

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Chapter 35:

And Moses gathered all the congregation of the children of Israel together and said to them, These are the words which The LORD has commanded, that you should do them. 2 Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you an holy day, a sabbath of rest to The LORD: whoever works in it shall be put to death. 3 You shall not kindle fire throughout your habitations on the sabbath day. 4 And Moses spoke to all the congregation of the children of Israel, saying, This is the thing which The LORD commanded, saying, 5 Take from among you an offering to The LORD: whoever is of a willing heart, let him bring it, an offering of The LORD; gold and silver and brass, 6 And blue and purple and scarlet and fine linen and goats' hair, 7 And rams' skins dyed red and badgers' skins and acacia wood, 8 And oil for the light and spices for anointing oil and for the sweet incense, 9 And onyx stones and stones to be set for the ephod and for the breastplate. 10 And every wise hearted among you shall come and make all that The LORD has commanded; 11 The tabernacle, its tent and its covering, its hooks and its boards, its bars, its pillars and its sockets, 12 The ark and its staves, with the mercy seat and the veil of the covering, 13 The table and its staves and all its vessels and the showbread, 14 The lamp stand also for the light and its furniture and its lamps, with the oil for the light, 15 And the incense altar and its staves and the anointing oil and the sweet incense and the hanging for the door at the entering in of the tabernacle, 16 The altar of burnt offering, with its brazen grate, its staves and all its vessels, the laver and its foot, 17 The hangings of the court, its pillars and their sockets and the hanging for the door of the court, 18 The pins of the tabernacle and the pins of the court and their cords, 19 The cloths of service, to do service in the holy place, the holy garments for Aaron the priest and the garments of his sons, to minister in the priest's office.

20 And all the congregation of the children of Israel departed from the presence of Moses. 21 And they came, every one whose heart stirred him up and every one whom his spirit made willing, and they brought LORD'S offering to the work of the tabernacle of the congregation and for all his service and for the holy garments. 22 And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing hearted, and brought bracelets and earrings and rings and tablets, all jewels of gold: and every man that offered offered an offering of gold to The LORD. 23 And every man, with whom was found blue and purple and scarlet and fine linen and goats' hair and red skins of rams and badgers' skins, brought them. 24 Every one that offered an offering of silver and brass brought the LORD'S offering: and every man, with whom was found acacia wood for any work of the service, brought it. 25 And all the women that were wise hearted spun with their hands and brought that which they had spun, both of blue and of purple, and of scarlet and of fine linen. 26 And all the women whose heart stirred them up in wisdom spun goats' hair. 27 And the rulers brought onyx stones and stones to be set, for the ephod and for the breastplate; 28 And spice and oil for the light and for the anointing oil and for the sweet incense. 29 The children of Israel brought a willing offering to The LORD, every man and woman, whose heart made them willing to bring out all manner of work, which The LORD had commanded to be made by the hand of Moses.

30 And Moses said to the children of Israel, See, The LORD has called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah; 31 And he has filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding and in knowledge and in all manner of workmanship; 32 And to devise unique works, to work in gold and in silver and in brass, 33 And in the cutting of stones, to set them and in carving of wood, to make any manner of skilled work. 34 And he has put in his heart that he may teach, both he and Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan. 35 He has filled them with wisdom of heart, to work all manner of work, of the engraver and of the skilled workman and of the embroiderer, in blue and in purple, in scarlet and in fine linen and of the weaver, even of those who do any work and of those who devise skilled work.

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Chapter 36:

Then Bezaleel and Aholiab worked and every wise hearted man, in whom The LORD put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all manner of workmanship for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that The LORD had commanded. 2 And Moses called Bezaleel and Aholiab and every wise hearted man, in whose heart The LORD had put wisdom, even every one whose heart stirred him up to come to the work to do it: 3 And they received of Moses all the offering, which the children of Israel had brought for the work of the service of the sanctuary, to make all of it . And they still brought more free offerings to him every morning. 4 And all the wise men, who did all the work of the sanctuary, came every man from his work which they made; 5 And they spoke to Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which The LORD commanded to make. 6 And Moses gave commandment and they caused it to be proclaimed throughout the camp, saying, Let neither man nor woman make any more work for the offering of the sanctuary. So the people were restrained from bringing. 7 For the stuff they had was sufficient for all the work to make it, even too much.

8 And every wise hearted man among those who did the work of the tabernacle made ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue and purple and scarlet: with cherubim of skilled work made he them. 9 The length of one curtain was twenty eight cubits and the breadth of one curtain four cubits: the curtains were all of one size. 10 And he coupled the five curtains one to another: and the other five curtains he coupled one to another. 11 And he made loops of blue on the edge of one curtain from the edge in the coupling: likewise he made in the outer most side of another curtain, in the coupling of the second. 12 He made fifty loops in one curtain and fifty loops he made in the edge of the curtain which was in the coupling of the second: the loops held one curtain to another. 13 And he made fifty hooks of gold and coupled the curtains one to another with the hooks: so it became one tabernacle.

14 And he made curtains of goats' hair for the tent over the tabernacle: eleven curtains he made them. 15 The length of one curtain was thirty cubits and four cubits was the breadth of one curtain: the eleven curtains were of one size. 16 And he coupled five curtains by themselves and six curtains by themselves. 17 And he made fifty loops on the uttermost edge of the curtain in the coupling and fifty loops he made on the edge of the curtain which couples the second. 18 And he made fifty hooks of brass to couple the tent together, that it might be one. 19 And he made a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red and a covering of badgers' skins above that. 20 And he made boards for the tabernacle of acacia wood, standing up. 21 The length of a board was ten cubits and the breadth of a board one cubit and a half. 22 One board had two tenons, equally distant one from another: thus did he make for all the boards of the tabernacle. 23 And he made boards for the tabernacle; twenty boards for the south side southward: 24 And forty sockets of silver he made under the twenty boards; two sockets under one board for its two tenons and two sockets under another board for its two tenons. 25 And for the other side of the tabernacle, which is toward the north corner, he made twenty boards, 26 And their forty sockets of silver; two sockets under one board and two sockets under another board. 27 And for the sides of the tabernacle westward he made six boards. 28 And two boards he made for the corners of the tabernacle in the two sides. 29 And they were coupled beneath and coupled together at its head, to one ring: thus he did to both of them in both the corners. 30 And there were eight boards; and their sockets were sixteen sockets of silver, under every board two sockets. 31 And he made bars of acacia wood; five for the boards of the one side of the tabernacle, 32 And five bars for the boards of the other side of the tabernacle and five bars for the boards of the tabernacle for the sides westward. 33 And he made the middle bar to shoot through the boards from the one end to the other. 34 And he overlaid the boards with gold, and made their rings of gold to be places for the bars and overlaid the bars with gold.

35 And he made a veil of blue and purple and scarlet and fine twined linen: with cherubim he made it of skilled work. 36 And he made there four pillars of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold: their hooks were of gold; and he cast for them four sockets of silver. 37 And he made a hanging for the tabernacle door of blue and purple and scarlet and fine twined linen, of needlework; 38 And the its five pillars with their hooks: and he overlaid their tops and their fillets with gold: but their five sockets were of brass.

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Chapter 37:

And Bezaleel made the ark of acacia wood: two cubits and a half was the length of it and a cubit and a half its breadth and a cubit and a half its height: 2 And he overlaid it with pure gold within and without and made a crown of gold for it round about. 3 And he cast for it four rings of gold, to be set by the four corners of it; even two rings on its one side and two rings on its other side. 4 And he made staves of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold. 5 And he put the staves into the rings by the sides of the ark, to bear the ark. 6 And he made the mercy seat of pure gold: two cubits and a half was its length and one cubit and a half its breadth. 7 And he made two cherubim of gold, beaten out of one piece made he them, on the two ends of the mercy seat; 8 One cherub on the end on this side, and another cherub on the other end on that side: out of the mercy seat made he the cherubim on its two ends. 9 And the cherubim spread out their wings on high, and covered with their wings over the mercy seat, with their faces one to another; the faces of the cherubim were to the mercy seat.

10 And he made the table of acacia wood: two cubits was its length and a cubit its breadth and a cubit and a half its height: 11 And he overlaid it with pure gold and made for it a crown of gold round about. 12 Also he made a border for it of a handbreadth round about; and made a crown of gold for its border round about. 13 And he cast for it four rings of gold and put the rings on the four corners that were in its four feet. 14 Opposite the border were the rings, the places for the staves to bear the table. 15 And he made the staves of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold, to bear the table. 16 And he made the vessels which were on the table, his dishes and his spoons and his bowls and his covers to cover withal, of pure gold. 17 And he made the lamp stand of pure gold: he made the lamp stand of beaten work; its shaft and its branch, its bowls, its knobs and its flowers, were of the same: 18 And six branches going out of its sides; three branches of the lamp stand out of its one side and three branches of the lamp stand out of its other side: 19 Three bowls made after the fashion of almonds in one branch, a knob and a flower; and three bowls made like almonds in another branch, a knob and a flower: so throughout the six branches going out of the lamp stand. 20 And in the lamp stand were four bowls made like almonds, its knobs and its flowers: 21 And a knob under two branches of the same and a knob under two branches of the same and a knob under two branches of the same, according to the six branches going out of it. 22 Their knobs and their branches were of the same: all of it was one beaten work of pure gold. 23 And he made his seven lamps and its snuffers and its snuffdishes, of pure gold. 24 He made it and all its vessels of a talent of pure gold .

25 And he made the incense altar of acacia wood: its length was a cubit and its breadth a cubit; it was foursquare; and two cubits was its height; its horns were of the same. 26 And he overlaid it with pure gold, both its top, and its sides round about and its horns: also he made a crown for it of gold round about. 27 And he made two rings of gold for it under its crown, by its two corners, on its two sides, to be places for the staves to bear it withal. 28 And he made the staves of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold. 29 And he made the holy anointing oil and the pure incense of sweet spices, according to the work of the apothecary.

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Chapter 38:

And he made the altar of burnt offering of acacia wood: five cubits was its length, and five cubits its breadth; it was foursquare; and three cubits the height of it. 2 And he made its horns on its four corners; its horns were of the same: and he overlaid it with brass. 3 And he made all the vessels of the altar, the pots and the shovels and the basons, and the fleshhooks and the firepans: he made all its vessels of brass. 4 And he made a brazen grate for the altar of network under its compass beneath to the midst of it. 5 And he cast four rings for the four ends of the grate of brass, to be places for the staves. 6 And he made the staves of acacia wood and overlaid them with brass. 7 And he put the staves into the rings on the sides of the altar, to bear it; he made the altar hollow with boards. 8 And he made the laver and its foot of brass, from brass of the looking glasses of the assembly of women who assembled at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.

9 And he made the court: on the south side southward the hangings of the court were of fine twined linen, a hundred cubits: 10 Their pillars were twenty and their brazen sockets twenty; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets were of silver. 11 And for the north side the hangings were a hundred cubits, their pillars were twenty, and their sockets of brass twenty; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets of silver. 12 And for the west side were hangings of fifty cubits, their pillars ten and their sockets ten; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets of silver. 13 And for the east side eastward fifty cubits. 14 The hangings of the one side of the gate were fifteen cubits; their pillars three and their sockets three. 15 And for the other side of the court gate, on this hand and that hand, were hangings of fifteen cubits; their pillars three and their sockets three. 16 All the hangings of the court round about were of fine twined linen. 17 And the sockets for the pillars were of brass; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets of silver; and the overlaying of their tops of silver; and all the pillars of the court were filleted with silver. 18 And the hanging for the gate of the court was needlework, of blue and purple and scarlet and fine twined linen: and twenty cubits was the length and the height in the breadth was five cubits, answerable to the hangings of the court. 19 And their pillars were four and their sockets of brass four; their hooks of silver and the overlaying of their tops and their fillets of silver. 20 And all the pins of the tabernacle and of the court round about, were of brass.

21 This is the sum of the tabernacle, even of the tabernacle of testimony, as it was counted, according to the commandment of Moses, for the service of the Levites, by the hand of Ithamar, son to Aaron the priest. 22 And Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, made all that The LORD commanded Moses. 23 And with him was Aholiab, son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, an engraver and a skilled workman and an embroiderer in blue and in purple and in scarlet and fine linen. 24 All the gold that was used for the work in all the work of the holy place, even the gold of the offering, was twenty nine talents and seven hundred thirty shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary. 25 And the silver of those who were numbered of the congregation was a hundred talents and a thousand seven hundred seventy five shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary: 26 A bekah for every man, that is, half a shekel, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for every one that went to be numbered, from twenty years old and upward, for six hundred thousand three thousand five hundred fifty men. 27 And the sockets of the sanctuary were cast of the hundred talents of silver and the sockets of the veil; a hundred sockets of the hundred talents, a talent for a socket. 28 And of the thousand seven hundred seventy and five shekels he made hooks for the pillars and overlaid their tops and filleted them. 29 And the brass of the offering was seventy talents and two thousand and four hundred shekels. 30 And with it he made the sockets to the door of the tabernacle of the congregation and the brazen altar and the brazen grate for it and all the vessels of the altar, 31 And the sockets of the court round about and the sockets of the court gate and all the pins of the tabernacle and all the pins of the court round about.

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Chapter 39:

And they made cloths of service of the blue and purple and scarlet, to do service in the holy place and made the holy garments for Aaron; as The LORD commanded Moses. 2 And he made the ephod of gold, blue and purple and scarlet and fine twined linen. 3 And they beat the gold into thin plates and cut it into wires, to work it in the blue and in the purple and in the scarlet and in the fine linen, with skilled work. 4 They made shoulder pieces for it, to couple it together: it was coupled together by the two edges. 5 And the unique girdle of his ephod, that was on it, was of the same, according to its work; of gold, blue and purple and scarlet, and fine twined linen; as The LORD commanded Moses. 6 And they wrought onyx stones inclosed in filigrees of gold, graven, as signets are graven, with the names of the children of Israel. 7 And he put them on the shoulders of the ephod, that they should be stones for a memorial to the children of Israel; as The LORD commanded Moses. 8 And he made the breastplate of skilled work, like the work of the ephod; of gold, blue and purple and scarlet and fine twined linen. 9 It was foursquare; they made the breastplate double: its length was a span and its breadth a span, being doubled. 10 And they set in it four rows of stones: the first row was a sardius, a topaz and a carbuncle: this was the first row. 11 And the second row, an emerald, a sapphire and a diamond. 12 And the third row, a ligure, an agate and an ameyerst. 13 And the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx and a jasper: they were inclosed in filigrees of gold in their inclosings. 14 And the stones were according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet, every one with his name, according to the twelve tribes. 15 And they made chains on the breastplate at the ends of interwoven foliage work of pure gold. 16 And they made two filigrees of gold and two gold rings; and put the two rings in the two ends of the breastplate. 17 And they put the two interwoven foliage chains of gold in the two rings on the ends of the breastplate. 18 And the two ends of the two interwoven foliage chains they fastened in the two filigrees and put them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod, before it. 19 And they made two rings of gold and put them on the two ends of the breastplate, on its border, which was on the side of the ephod inward. 20 And they made two other golden rings and put them on the two sides of the ephod underneath, toward its forepart, opposite its other coupling, above the unique girdle of the ephod. 21 And they bound the breastplate by his rings to the rings of the ephod with a lace of blue, that it might be above the unique girdle of the ephod and so that the breastplate might not be loosed from the ephod; as The LORD commanded Moses. 22 And he made the robe of the ephod of woven work, all of blue. 23 And there was a hole in the midst of the robe, as the hole of a coat of mail, with a band round about the hole, so it should not tear. 24 And they made on the hems of the robe pomegranates of blue and purple and scarlet, and twined linen. 25 And they made bells of pure gold and put the bells between the pomegranates on the hem of the robe, round about between the pomegranates; 26 A bell and a pomegranate, a bell and a pomegranate, round about the hem of the robe to minister in; as The LORD commanded Moses. 27 And they made coats of fine linen of woven work for Aaron and for his sons, 28 And a mitre of fine linen and goodly bonnets of fine linen and linen breeches of fine twined linen, 29 And a girdle of fine twined linen and blue and purple and scarlet, of needlework; as The LORD commanded Moses. 30 And they made the plate of the holy crown of pure gold and wrote on it a writing, like the engravings of a signet, HOLINESS TO The LORD. 31 And they tied to it a lace of blue, to fasten it on high on the mitre; as The LORD commanded Moses.

32 Thus was all the work of the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation finished: and the children of Israel did according to all that The LORD commanded Moses, so they did . 33 And they brought the tabernacle to Moses, the tent and all its furniture, its hooks, its boards, its bars and its pillars and its sockets, 34 And the covering of rams' skins dyed red and the covering of badgers' skins and the veil of the covering, 35 The ark of the testimony and its staves and the mercy seat, 36 The table, and all its vessels and the showbread, 37 The pure lamp stand, with its lamps, even with the lamps to be set in order and all its vessels and the oil for light, 38 And the golden altar and the anointing oil and the sweet incense and the hanging for the tabernacle door, 39 The brazen altar and its grate of brass, its staves and all its vessels, the laver and its foot, 40 The hangings of the court, its pillars and its sockets and the hanging for the court gate, its cords and its pins and all the vessels of the service of the tabernacle, for the tent of the congregation, 41 The cloths of service to do service in the holy place and the holy garments for Aaron the priest and his sons' garments, to minister in the priest's office. 42 According to all that The LORD commanded Moses, so the children of Israel made all the work. 43 And Moses looked on all the work and behold, they had done it as The LORD had commanded, even so had they done it: and Moses blessed them.

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And The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 2 On the first day of the first month shall you set up the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation. 3 And you shall put in it the ark of the testimony and cover the ark with the veil. 4 And you shall bring in the table and set in order the things that are to be set in order on it; and you shall bring in the lamp stand and light its lamps. 5 And you shall set the altar of gold for the incense before the ark of the testimony and put the hanging of the door to the tabernacle. 6 And you shall set the altar of the burnt offering before the door of the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation. 7 And you shall set the laver between the tent of the congregation and the altar and shall put water in it. 8 And you shall set up the court round about and hang up the hanging at the court gate. 9 And you shall take the anointing oil and anoint the tabernacle and all that is in it and shall hallow it and all its vessels: and it shall be holy. 10 And you shall anoint the altar of the burnt offering and all its vessels and sanctify the altar: and it shall be an altar most holy. 11 And you shall anoint the laver and its foot and sanctify it. 12 And you shall bring Aaron and his sons to the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and wash them with water. 13 And you shall put on Aaron the holy garments and anoint him and sanctify him; that he may minister to me in the priest's office. 14 And you shall bring his sons and clothe them with coats: 15 And you shall anoint them, as you did anoint their father, that they may minister to me in the priest's office: for their anointing shall surely be an everlasting priesthood throughout their generations.

16 Thus Moses did according to all that The LORD commanded him, so he did. 17 And it was in the first month in the second year, on the first day of the month, that the tabernacle was reared up. 18 And Moses reared up the tabernacle, and fastened its sockets and set up its boards and put in the its bars and reared up its pillars. 19 And he spread abroad the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering of the tent above on it; as The LORD commanded Moses. 20 And he took and put the testimony into the ark and set the staves on the ark and put the mercy seat above on the ark: 21 And he brought the ark into the tabernacle and set up the veil of the covering and covered the ark of the testimony; as The LORD commanded Moses. 22 And he put the table in the tent of the congregation, on the side of the tabernacle northward, outside the veil. 23 And he set the bread in order on it before the LORD; as the LORD had commanded Moses. 24 And he put the lamp stand in the tent of the congregation, opposite the table, on the side of the tabernacle southward. 25 And he lit the lamps before The LORD; as The LORD commanded Moses. 26 And he put the golden altar in the tent of the congregation before the veil: 27 And he burned sweet incense on it; as The LORD commanded Moses. 28 And he set up the hanging at the door of the tabernacle. 29 And he put the altar of burnt offering by the door of the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation and offered the burnt offering and the meat offering on it; as the LORD commanded Moses. 30 And he set the laver between the tent of the congregation and the altar and put water there for washing. 31 And Moses and Aaron and his sons washed their hands and their feet there: 32 When they went into the tent of the congregation and when they came near the altar, they washed; as the LORD commanded Moses. 33 And he reared up the court round about the tabernacle and the altar and set up the hanging of the court gate. So Moses finished the work.

34 Then a cloud covered the tent of the congregation and the glory of The LORD filled the tabernacle. 35 And Moses was not able to enter into the tent of the congregation, because the cloud abode on it and the glory of The LORD filled the tabernacle. 36 And when the cloud was taken up from over the tabernacle, the children of Israel went onward in all their journeys: 37 But if the cloud was not taken up, then they did not journey till the day that it was taken up. 38 For the cloud of the LORD was on the tabernacle by day and fire was on it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel, throughout all their journeys.

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