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The Beginning of the Year Is Changed, and the Passover Is Instituted1 And the Lord spake unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying,2 This month shall be unto you the beginning of months: it shall be the first month of the year to you.3 Speak ye unto all the...

God’s Message to the Israelites1 And the Lord said unto Moses, Yet will I bring one plague more upon Pharaoh, and upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go hence: when he shall let you go, he shall surely thrust you out hence al­­together.2 Speak now in the ears of the...

God Threatens to Send Locusts1 And the Lord said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh: for I have hardened his heart, and the heart of his servants, that I might shew these my signs before him:2 And that thou mayest tell in the ears of thy son, and of thy son’s...

The Plague of Death on the Beasts1 Then the Lord said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh, and tell him, Thus saith the Lord God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me.2 For if thou refuse to let them go, and wilt hold them still,3 Behold, the...

The Plague of Frogs1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, Go unto Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord, Let my people go, that they may serve me.2 And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite all thy borders with frogs:3 And the river shall bring...

Moses Is Encouraged to Go to Pharaoh1 And the Lord said unto Moses, See, I have made thee a god to Pharaoh: and Aaron thy brother shall be thy prophet.2 Thou shalt speak all that I command thee: and Aaron thy brother shall speak unto Pharaoh, that he send the children...

God Renews His Promise by His Name Jehovah1 Then the Lord said unto Moses, Now shalt thou see what I will do to Pharaoh: for with a strong hand shall he let them go, and with a strong hand shall he drive them out of his land.2 And God spake unto...

Pharaoh Chides Moses and Aaron for Their Message1 And afterward Moses and Aaron went in, and told Pharaoh, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, Let my people go, that they may hold a feast unto me in the wilderness.2 And Pharaoh said, Who is the Lord, that I should obey...

Moses’ Rod Is Turned into a Serpent as a Sign1 And Moses answered and said, But, be­­hold, they will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they will say, The Lord hath not appeared unto thee.2 And the Lord said unto him, What is that in thine hand? And...

Moses Keeps Jethro’s Flock1 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, even to Horeb.2 And the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a...

Moses Is Born1 And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi.2 And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months.3 And when she could not longer hide...

The Ceremonies of Consecrating the Priests1 And this is the thing that thou shalt do unto them to hallow them, to minister unto me in the priest’s office: Take one young bullock, and two rams without blemish,2 And unleavened bread, and cakes unleavened tempered with oil, and wafers unleavened anointed with...

Aaron and His Sons Are Set Apart for the Priest’s Office1 And take thou unto thee Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may minister unto me in the priest’s office, even Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron’s sons.2 And...

The Ten Curtains of the Tabernacle1 Moreover thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubims of cunning work shalt thou make them.2 The length of one curtain shall be eight and twenty cubits, and the breadth of one curtain...

Offerings for the Tabernacle1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,2 Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring me an offering: of every man that giveth it willingly with his heart ye shall take my offering.3 And this is the offering which ye shall take of them; gold, and silver,...

Moses Is Called up into the Mountain1 And he said unto Moses, Come up unto the Lord, thou, and Aaron, Na­­dab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel; and worship ye afar off.2 And Moses alone shall come near the Lord: but they shall not come nigh; neither shall...

Laws about Slander and False Witness1 Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.2 Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to decline after many to wrest judgment:3 Neither shalt thou countenance...

Laws about Theft1 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 be found breaking up, and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be...

Laws for Servants1 Now these are the judgments which thou shalt set before them.2 If thou buy an Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: 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,...

The Ten Commandments1 And God spake all these words, saying,2 I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me.4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of...

The People Come to Sinai1 In the third month, when the children of Israel were gone forth out of the land of Egypt, the same day came they into the wilderness of Sinai.2 For they were departed from Rephidim, and were come to the desert of Sinai, and had pitched in...

Jethro Brings to Moses His Wife and Two Sons1 When Jethro, the priest of Midian, Moses’ father in law, heard of all that God had done for Moses, and for Israel his people, and that the Lord had brought Israel out of Egypt;2 Then Jethro, Moses’ father in law, took Zipporah,...

The People Murmur for Water at Rephidim1 And all the congregation of the children of Israel journeyed from the wilderness of Sin, after their journeys, according to the commandment of the Lord, and pitched in Rephidim: and there was no water for the people to drink.2 Wherefore the people did chide...

God Sends Quail and Manna1 And they took their journey from Elim, and all the congregation of the children of Israel came unto 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...

Moses’ Song1 Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the Lord, and spake, saying, I will sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.2 The Lord is my strength and song, and he is become...

God Instructs the Israelites in Their Journey1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,2 Speak unto the children of Israel, that they turn and encamp before Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, over against Baal-zephon: before it shall ye encamp by the sea.3 For Pharaoh will say of the children of Israel, They...

The Firstborn Are Sanctified to God1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,2 Sanctify unto me all the firstborn, whatsoever openeth the womb among the children of Israel, both of man and of beast: it is mine.3 And Moses said unto the people, Remem­­ber this day, in which ye came out from...

The Tablets Are Renewed1 And the Lord said unto Moses, Hew thee two tables of stone like unto the first: and I will write upon these tables the words that were in the first tables, which thou brakest.2 And be ready in the morning, and come up in the morning unto...

The Lord Refuses to Go with the People1 And the Lord said unto Moses, De­­part, and go up hence, thou and the people which thou hast brought up out of the land of Egypt, unto the land which I sware unto Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, saying, Unto thy...

The Golden Calf1 And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves to­­gether unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, which shall go before us; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out...

Bezaleel and Aholiab Are Called for the Work of the Tabernacle1 And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,2 See, I have called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah:3 And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in...

Directions for Making the Altar of Incense1 And thou shalt make an altar to burn incense upon: of shittim wood shalt thou make it.2 A cubit shall be the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof; foursquare shall it be: and two cubits shall be the height thereof: the horns...

The Israelites Increase1 Now these are the names of the children of Israel, which 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...