Manna. .

Murmuring saw it, they said one to another, It is you the Sabbath, therefore he 'giveth Manna : for they wist not what it was. you on the sixth day the bread of two And Moses said unto them, This is the days: abide ye every man in his place : bread which the LORD hath given you let no man yo out of his place on the to eat.

seventh day. 16 [ This is the thing which the 30 So the people rested on the seventh LORD hath commanded : gather of it day. every man according to his eating: an 31 And the house of Israel called the Omer for every man, according to the name thereof Manna : and it was like number of your persons, take ye every Coriander seed, white : and the taste of man for them which are in his tents. it was like wafers made with honey.

17 And the children of Israel did so, 32 1 And Moses said, This is the and gathered some more, some less. thing which the LORD commandeth:

18 And when they did mete it with Fill an Omer of it to be kept for your an Omer, he that gathered much, had generations, that they may see the bread nothing over, and he that gathered lirule, wherewith I have fed you in the wilderhad no lack: they gathered every man ness, when I brought you forth from the according to his eating.

land of Egypi. 19 And Moses said, Let no man leave 33 And Moses said unto Aaron, Take of it till the morning.

a pot, and put an Omer full of Manna 20 Notwithstanding they hearkened therein, and lay it up before the LORD, not unto Moses, but some of them left to be kept for your generations. of it until the morning, and it bred 34 As the LORD commanded Moses, worms, and stank : and Moses was so Aaron laid it up before the Testi. wroth with them.

mony, to be kept. 21 And they gathered it every morn

35 And the children of Israel did eat ing, every man according to his eating : Manna forty years, until they came to a and when the sun waxed hot, it melted. land inhabited: they did eat Manna,

22 1 And it came to pass that on the until they came unto the borders of the sixth day they gathered twice as much land of Canaan. bread, two Omers for one man: and 36 Now an Omer is the tenth part of all the rulers of the Congregation came an Ephah. and told Moses.

CHAP. XVII. 23 And he said unto them, This is The people murmur for water. that which the LORD hath said, To

of morrow is the rest of the holy Sabbath children of Israel journeyed from unto the LORD: bake that which you the wilderness of Sin after their journeys, will bake, to day, and seethe that ye according to the commandment of the will seethe, and that which remaineih LORD, and pitched in Rephidim : and over, lay up for you to be kept until the there was no water for the people to drink. morning.

2 Wherefore the people did chide 24 And they laid it up till the morn- with Moses and said, Give us water ing, as Moses bade: and it did not that we may drink. And Moses said stink, neither was there any worm unto them, Why chide ye with me? therein.

Wherefore do ye tempi the LORD? 25 And Moses said, Eat that to day, 3 And the people thirsted there for for to day is a Sabbath unto the LORD: water, and the people murmured against 19 day ye shall not find it in the field. Moses, and said, Wherefore is this that 26 Six days ye shall gather it, but on thou hast brought us up out of Egypt, to the seventh day which is the Sabbath, kill us and our children, and our cattle in it there shall be none.

with thirst? 27 | And it came to pass, that there 4 And Moses cried unto the LORD, went out some of the people on the saying, What shall I do unto this people ? seventh day for to gather, and they they be almost ready to stone me.

5 And the LORD said unto Moses, 28 And the LORD said unto Moses, Go on before the people, and take with How long refuse ye to keep my Com- thee of the Elders of Israel: and thy mandments, and my Laws ?

rod wherewith thou smotest the river, 29 See, for that the LORD hath given take in thine hand, and go.

found none.

Moses' sons.


Jethro's counsel.


6 Behold, I will stand before thee of the one was Gershom: for he said, I there, upon the rock in Horeb, and thou have been an alien in a strange land. shalt smite the rock, and there shall 4 And the name of the other was Eli. come water out of it, that the people ezer: for the God of my father, said he, may drink. And Moses did so, in the was mine help, and delivered me from sight of the Elders of Israel.

the sword of Pharaoh. 7 And he called the name of the place 5 And Jethro Moses' father in law Massah, and Meribah, because of the came with his sons and his wife unto chiding of the children of Israel, and Moses into the wilderness, where he because they tempted the LORD, say. encamped at the mount of God. ing, Is the LORD amongst us, or not? 6 And he said unto Moses, I thy fa.

8 Then came Amalek, and fought ther in law Jethro am come unto thee, with Israel in Rephidim.

and thy wife, and her two sons with her. 9 And Moses said unto Joshya, Choose 7 I And Moses went out to meet his us out men, and go out, fight with Ama. father in law, and did obeisance, and lek : to morrow I will stand on the top kissed him : and they asked each other of the hill, with the rod of God in mine of their welfare, and they came into the hand.

10 So Joshua did as Moses had said 8 And Moses told his father in law, to him, and fought with Amalek : and all that the LORD had done unto Pha. Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the raoh, and to the Egyptians for Israel's top of the hill.

sake, and all the travail that had come 11 And it came to pass when Moses upon them by the way, and how the held up his hand, that Israel prevailed : LORD delivered them. and when he let down his hand, Ama. 9 And Jethro rejoiced for all the good. lek prevailed.

ness which the LORD had done to Is. 12 But Moses' hands were heavy, and rael: whom he had delivered out of the they took a stone, and put it under him, hand of the Egyptians. and he sat thereon: and Aaron and 10 And Jethro said, Blessed be the Hur stayed up his hands, the one on LORD, who hath delivered you out of the one side, and the other on the other the hand of the Egyptians, and out of side, and his hands were steady until the hand of Pharaoh, who hath delivered the going down of the sun.

the people from under the hand of the 13 And Joshua discomfited Amalek, Egyptians. and his people, with the edge of the 11 Now I know that the LORD is sword.

greater than all gods : for in the thing 14 And the LORD said unto Moses, wherein they dealt proudly, he was Write this for a memorial in a book, above them. and rehearse it in the cars of Joshua : 12 And Jethro, Moses' father in law, for I will utterly put out the remem- took a burnt offering and sacrifices for brance of Amalek from under heaven. God: and Aaron came, and all the El.

15 And Moses built an Altar, and ders of Israel, to eat bread with Moses' called the name of it JEHOVAH Nissi. father in law before God.

16 For he said, Because the LORD 13 [ And it came to pass on the mor. hath sworn that the LORD will have row, that Moses sat to judge the people: war with Amalek from generation to and the people stood by Moses, from the generation.

morning unto the evening. CHAP. XVIII.

14 And when Moses' father in law Jethro bringeth to ses his wife and saw all that he did to the people, he said, two sons.

What is this thing that thou docst to the HEN Jethro the Priest of Midian, people? Why sittest thou thy self alone,

Moses' father in law, heard of all and all the people stand by thee from that God had done for Moses, and for morning unto even ? Israel his people, and that the LORD 15 And Moses said unto his father in had brought Israel out of Egypt: law, Because the people come unto me

2 Then Jethro Moses' father in law to inquire of God. took Zipporah Moses' wife, after he had 16 When they have a matter, they sent her back,

come unto me, and I judge between 3 And her two sons, of which the name one and another, and I do make them


Jethro departeth.


The people's promise know the statutes of God and his 3 And Moses went up unto God: and Laws.

the LORD called unto him out of the 17 And Moses' father in law said unto mountain, saying, Thus shalt thou say him, The thing that thon docst, is not to the house of Jacob, anıl tell the chil. god.

drej of Lao: 18 Thou wilt surely wear away, both 4 Ye have seen what I did unto the thou, and this people that is with thee: Egyptians, and how I bare you on Eagles' for this thing is too heavy for thee; thou wings, and brought you unto myself. art not able to perform it thyself alone. 5 Now therefore if ye will obey my

19 Hearken now unto my voice, I will voice indeed, and keep my covenant, give thee counsel, and God shall be with then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto thee : Be thou for the people to God me above all people : for all the earth is ward, that thou mayest bring the causes mine. unto God:

6 And ye shall be unto me a kingdom 20 And thou shalt teach them ordi. of Priests, and a holy na jon. These nances and laws, and shalt shew them are the words which thou shalt speak the way wherein they must walk, and unto the children of Israel. the work that they must do.

7 1 Aud Moses cime and called for 21 Moreover thou shalı provide out of the Elders of the people, and laid before all the people able men, such as fear their faces all these words which the God, men of truth, hating covetousness, LORD cuanded him. and place such over them, to be rulers 8 And all the people answered together, of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, and said, All that the LORD hath spo. rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens. ken, we will do. And Mises returned

22 And let them judge the people at the words of the people unto the LORD. all seasons: and it shall be that every 9 And the LORD said unto Moses, great matter they shall bring unto thee, Lo, I come unto thee in a thick cloud, but every small matter they shall judge: that the people may hear when I speak so shall it be easier for thyself, and they with thee, and believe thee for ever : shall bear the burden with thee. And Muses told the words of the people

23 If thou shalt do this thing, and God unto the LORD. command thee so, then thou shalt be 10 I And the LORD said unto Moses, able to endure, and all this people shall Go unto the people, and sanctify them also go to their place in peace.

to day and to morrow, and let them wash 24 So Moses hearkened to the voice their clothes. of his father in law, and did all that lie 11 And be ready against the third day: had said.

for the third day the LORD will come 25 And Moses chose able men out of down in the sight of all the people, upon all Israel, and made them heads over the mount Sinai. people, rulers of thousands, rulers of bun. 12 And thou shalt set bounds unto the dreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens. people round about, saying, Take heed

26 And they judged the people at all to yourselves, that ye go not up into the seasons: the hard causes they brought mount, or touch the border of it: who. unto Moses, but every small matter they soever touched the mount, shall be surely judged themselves.

put to death. 27 [ And Moses let his father in law 13 There shall not a hand touch it, but depart, and he went his way into his he shall surely be stoned or shot througli, own land.

whether it be beast, or man, it shall not CHAP. XIX.

live : when the trumper soundeth long, The people come to Sinai. they shall come up to the mount. the third month when the children 14 1 And Moses went down from the

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land of Egypt, the same day came they people; and they washed their clothes. into the wilderness of Sinai.

15 And he said unto the people, Be 2 For they were departed from Re. ready against the third day: come not phidim, and were come to the desert of at your wives. Sinai, and had pitched in the wilderness, 16 ? And it came to pass on the third and there Israel encamped before the day in the morning, that there were mount.

thunders and lightnings, and a thick The len


Commandments. cloud upon the mount, and the voice oft iniquity of the fathers upon the children, the trumpet exceeding loud, so that all unto the third and fourth generation of the people that was in the camp, trem. them that hate me : bled.

6 And shewing mercy unto thousands 17 And Moses brought forth the peo- of them that love me, and keep my Com. ple out of the camp to meet with God, mandments. and they stood at the nether part of the 7 Thou shalt not take the Name of the mount.

LORD thy God in vain : for the LORD 18 And mount Sinai was altogether on will not hold him guiltless, that taketh a smoke, because the LORD descended his Name in vain. upon it in fire: and the smoke thereof. 8 Remember the Sabbath day, to keep ascended as the smoke of a furnace, it holy. and the whole mount quaked greatly. 9 Six days shalt thou labour, and do

19 And when the voice of the trumpet all thy work : sounded long, and waxed louder and 10 But the seventh day is the Sabbath louder, Moses spake, and God answered of the LORD thy God : in it thou shalt him by a voice.

not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor 20 And the LORD came down upon thy daughter, thy man servant, nor thy mount Sinai, on the top of the mount: maid servant, nor thy cattle, nor thy and the LORD called Moses up to the stranger that is within thy gates : top of the mount, and Moses went up. 11 For in six days the LORD made 21 And the LORD said unto Moses, heaven and earth, the sea, and all that Go down, charge the people, lest they in them is, and rested the seventh day: break through unto the LORD to gaze, wherefore the LORD blessed the Sab. and many of them perish.

bath day, and hallowed it. 22 And let the Priests also which 12 T Honour thy father and thy nio. come near to the LORD, sanctify them. ther: that thy days may be long upon selves, lest the LORD break forth upon the land, which the LORD thy God giv. them.

eth thee. 23 And Moses said unto the LORD, 13 Thou shalt not kill. The people cannot come up to mount 14 Thou shalt not commit adultery. Sinai : for thou chargedst us, saying, 15 Thou shalt not steal. Set bounds about the mount, and sanc- 16 Thou shalt not bear false witness tify it.

against thy neighbour. 24. And the LORD said unto hiin, 17 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's Away, get thee down, and thou shalt house, thou shalt not covet thy neigh come up, thou, and Aaron with thee : bour' wife, nor his man servant, nor his but let not the Priests and the people maid servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, break through, to come up unto the nor any thing that is thy neighbour's. LORD, lest he break forth upon them. 18 I And all the people saw the thun.

25 So Moses went down unto the peo- derings, and the lightnings, and the noise ple, and spake unto them.

of the trumpet, and the mountain smo. CHAP. XX.

king: and when the people saw it, they. The ten Commandments. removed, and stood afar off.

19 And they said unto Moses, Speak

thou with us, and we will hear : But let 2 I am the LORD thy God, which not God speak with us, lest we die. have brought thee out of the land of 20 And Moses said unto the people, Egypt, out of the house of bondage : Fear not: for God is come to prove you,

3 Thou shalt have no other gods be. and that his fear may be before your fore me.

faces, that ye sin not. 4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any 21 And the people stood afar off, and graven image, or any likeness of any Moses drew near unto the thick dark. thing that is in heaven above, or that is ness, where God was, in the earth beneath, or that is in the 22 [ And the LORD said unto Moses, water under the earth.

Thus thou shalt say unto the children of 5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to Israel, Ye have seen that I have talked them, nor serve them: For I the LORD with you from heaven. thy God am a jealous God, visiting the 23 Ye shall not make with me gode of

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and ordinances. silver, neither shall ye make unto you will appoint thee a place whither ho gods of gold.

shall flee : 24 1 An Altar of earth thou shalt make 14 But if a man come presumptuously unto me, and shalt sacrifice thereon upon his neighbour to slay him with thy burnt offerings, and thy peace offer. guile, thou shalt take him from mine Al. ings, thy sheep, and thine oxen: In all tar, that he may die. places where I record my Name, I will 15 | And he that smiteth his father, come unto thee, and I will bless thee. or his mother, shall be surely put to

25 And if thou wilt make me an Altar death. of stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn 16 | And he that stealeth a man, and stone : for if thou lift up thy tool upon it, selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, thou hast polluted it.

he shall surely be put to death. 26 Neither shalt thou go up by steps 17 [ And he that curseth his father or unto mine Altar, that thy nakedness be his mother, shall surely be put to death. not discovered thereon.

18 [ And if men strive together, and CHAP. XXI.

one smite another with a stone, or with Laws for men servants, fc. his fist, and he die not, but keepeth OW thou shalt set before them.

19 If he rise again, and walk abroad 2 If thou bay a Hebrew servant, six upon his staff, then shall he that smote years he shall serve, and in the seventh him, be quit: only he shall pay for the be shall go out free for nothing.

loss of his time, and shall cause him to 3 If he came in by himself, he shall go be thoroughly healed. out by himself: if he were married, then 20 And if a man smite his servant, his wife shall go out with him.

or his maid, with a rod, and he die under 4 If his master have given him a wife, his hand, he shall be surely punished : and she have borne him sons or daugh. 21 Notwithstanding, if he continue a ters; the wife and her children shall be day or two, he shall not be punished, her master's, and he shall go out by him. for he is his money. self.

22 [ If men strive, and hurt a woman 5 And if the servant shall plainly say, with child, so that her fruit depart from I love my master, my wife, and my chil. her, and yet no mischief follow, he shall dren, I will not go out free :

be surely punished, according as the wo6 Then his master shall bring him unto man's husband will lay upon him, and the Judges, he shall also bring him to he shall pay as the Judges determine. the door, or unto the door post, and his 23 And if any mischief follow, then master shall bore his ear through with an thou shalt give life for life, awl, and he shall serve him for ever. 24 Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand

7 I And if a man sell his daughter to for hand, foot for foot, be a maid servant, she shall not go out 25 Burning for burning, wound for as the men servants do.

wound, stripe for stripe. 8 If she please not her master, who 26 1 And if a man smite the eye of . hath betrothed her to himself, then shall his servant, or the eye of his maid, that he let her be redeemed: to sell her unto it perish, he shall let him go free for his a strange nation he shall have no power, eye's sake. seeing he hath deadt deceitfully with her. 27 And if he smite out his man ser. 9 And if he have betrothed her unto his vant's tooth, or his maid servant's tooth,

he shall deal with her after the man. he shall let him go free for his tooth's ner of daughters.

sake. 10 If he take him another wife, her 28 I If an ox gore a man, or a wo. food, her raiment, and her duty of mar. manı, that they die, then the ox shall be riage shall he not diminish.

surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be 11 And if he do not these three unto eaten: but the owner of the ox shall be her, then shall she go out free without quit.

29 But if the ox were wont to push 12 í He that smiteth a man, so that he with his horn in time past, and it hath die, shall be surely put to death. been testified to his owner, and he hath

13 And if a man lie not in wait, but not kept him in, but that he hath killed God deliver him into his hand, then Ila man or a woman; the ox shall be



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