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EXODUS

'Go in peace.' 19And the Lord said unto Moses in Midian: 'Go, return into Egypt; for all the men are dead that sought thy life.' 20And Moses took his wife and his sons, and set them upon an ass, and he returned to the land of Egypt; and Moses took the rod of God in his hand. 21And the Lord said unto Moses: 'When thou goest back into Egypt, see that thou do before Pharaoh all the wonders which I have put in thy hand; but I will harden his heart, and he will not let the people go. 22And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh: Thus saith the Lord: Israel is My son, My first-born. 23And I have said unto thee: Let My son go, that he may serve Me; and thou hast refused to let him go. Behold, I will slay thy son, thy first-born.'—24And it came to pass on the way at the lodging-place, that the Lord met him, and sought to kill him. 25Then Zipporah took a flint, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet; and she said: 'Surely a bridegroom of blood art thou to me.' 26So He let him alone. Then she said: 'A bridegroom of blood in regard of the circumcision.'

27And the Lord said to Aaron: 'Go into the wilderness to meet Moses.' And he went, and met him in the mountain of God, and kissed him. 28And Moses told Aaron all the words of the Lord wherewith He had sent him, and all the signs wherewith He had charged him. 29And Moses and Aaron went and gathered together all the elders of the children of Israel. 30And Aaron spoke all the words which the Lord had spoken unto Moses, and did the signs in the sight of the people. 31And the people believed; and when they heard that the Lord had remembered the children of Israel, and that He had seen their affliction, then they bowed their heads and worshipped.

5And afterward Moses and Aaron came, and said unto Pharaoh: 'Thus saith the Lord, the God of Israel: Let My people go, that they may hold a feast unto Me in the wilderness.' 2And Pharaoh said: 'Who is the Lord, that I should hearken unto His voice to let Israel go? I know not the Lord, and moreover I will not let Israel go.' 3And they said: 'The God of the Hebrews hath met with us. Let us go, we pray thee, three days' journey into the wilderness, and sacrifice unto the Lord our God; lest He fall upon us with pestilence, or with the sword.' 4And the king of Egypt said unto them: 'Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, cause the people to break loose from their work? get you unto your burdens.' 5And Pharaoh said: 'Behold, the people of the land are now many, and will ye make them rest from their burdens?' 6And the same day Pharaoh commanded the taskmasters of the people, and their officers, saying: 7'Ye shall no more give the people straw to make brick, as heretofore. Let them go and gather straw for themselves. 8And the tale of the bricks, which they did make heretofore, ye shall lay upon them; ye shall not diminish aught thereof; for they are idle; therefore they cry, saying: Let us go and sacrifice to our God. 9Let heavier work be laid upon the men, that they may labour therein; and let them not regard lying words.' 10And the taskmasters of the people went out, and their officers, and they spoke to the people, saying: 'Thus saith Pharaoh: I will not give you straw. 11Go yourselves, get you straw where ye can find it; for nought

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