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name, and in honour, and that other people, that ye should be THE JEWISH NATION
thou mayest be an holy people mine.
unto the Lord thy God, as he hath Deut. iv, 7. For what nation is ITS ORIGIN AND PURPOSE. spoken.
there so great, who hurth God 30 Gen. xii, 1-3. Now the LORD
Deut. xxviii, 9, 10, The LORD nigh unto them, as the LORD Our had said unto Abram, Get thee shall establish thee an holy people God is in all things that we call out of thy country, and from thy unto himself, as he hath sworn upon him for kindred, and from thy fatlier's unto thee, if thou shalt keep the Deut. xviii, 5. For the Lord thy house, unto a land that I will commandments of the LORD thy God hath chosen him out of all shew thee; And I will make of God, and walk in his ways. And thy tribes, to stand to minister in thee a great nation, and I will all people of the earth shall see the name of the LORD, bim and bless thee, and make thy name that thou art called by the name his sons for ever. great; and thou shalt be a blessing of the Lord; and they shall be And I will bless them that bless afraid of thee.
Dcut. xxvii, 9. And Moses, and thee, and curse him that curseth
the priests the Levites, spake unto
Deut. xxxii, 9. For the Lord's all Israel, saying, Tako Leed, and thee: and in theo shall all families portion is his people; Jacob is the bearken,'o Israel; This day thou of the carila be blessed. lot of his inheritance.
art become the people of the LORD Erod, vi, 7. And I will take you
thy God. to me for a people, and I will be
Ps. cv, 6. O ye seed of Abraham to you a God; and ye shall know that I am the Lord your God, his servant, yo children of Jacob
2 Sam. vii, 24. For thou hast which bring th you out from his chosen.
confirmed to thyself thy people under the burdens of the Egyp P'8. cxxxv, 4. For the LORD Bath Israel to be a people unto thee for tians.
chosen Jacob unto himself, and ever: and thou, Lord, art become Exod. xix, 6. And ye shall be Israel for his peculiar treasure. their God. unto me a kingdom of priests, and Isa. xxix, 22. Therefore thus 1 Chrom. xvi, 12, 13. Remember an holy nation. These are the saith the LORD, who redeemed his marvellous works that he hath words which thou shalt speak Abraham, concerning the house done, his wonders, and the judg. unto the children of Israel.
of Jacob, Jacob shall not now be ments of his mouth; O ye seed of Deut. vii, 6, 7. For thou art an ashamed, neither shall his face Israel his servant, 'ye children of holy people unto the LORD thy now wax pale.
Jacob, bis chosen ones. God: the LORD thy God hath I&. xli, 8, 9. But thou, ael, 1 Chron, xvil, 9, 10, 22. Also I chosen thee to be a special people art my servant, Jacob whom I will ordain a place for my people unto himself, above all people have chosen, the seed of Abraham Israel, and will plant them, anu that are upon the face of the my friend. Thor whom I have they shall dwell in their place, earth. The Lord did not set his taken from the ends of the earth, and shall be moved no more love upon you, nor choose you, and called theo from the chief neither shall the children of wickbecause ye were more in number men thereof, and said unto thee, edness waste them any more, as than any people; (for ye were the Thou art my servant; I have at the beginning. And since the fewest of all people.)
chosen thee, and not cast thee time that I commanded judges to Deut. x, 15. Only the LORD had away.
be over my people Israel: morea delight in thy fathers to love Isa. Ixil, 12. And they shall call over, I will subdue all thine enethem, and he chose their seed them, The holy people. The re- mies. Furthermore I tell thee, after them, even you above all deemed of the LORD: and thou that the LORD will build thee an people, as it is this day,
shalt be called, Sought out, A city house. For thy people Israel not forsaken.
didst thou make thine old people Deut. xiv, 2. For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy Jer. xxxi, 1. At the same time, for ever; and thou, LORD, becamest God, and the Lord hath chosen faith the LORD, will I be the God
their God. thee to be a peculiar people unto of all the families of Israel, and P3. xlviii, 8. As we have heard, himself, above all the nations that they shall be iny people.
so have we seen in the city of the are npon the earth.
Exk. xxxvii, 27. My tabernacle LORD of hosts, in the city of our Deut. xxvi, 17-19. Thon bast also shall be with them; yea, I will God: God will establish it for ever,
Selah. avouched the LORD this day to be be their God, aud they shall be thy God, and to walk in big ways. my people.
Ps. xcvii, 8. Zion heard and was and to keep his statutes, and his
glad; and the daughters of Judah cominandments, and his judge their blood that I have not cleans- O LORD.
Jocl iii, 21. For I will cleanse rejoiced because of thy judgments. ments, and to hearken unto his ed; for the LORD dwelleth in Zion. Voice: And the LORD hath avouch
Ps. cxlix, 2. Let Israel rejoice in ed theo this day to be his peculiar
him that made him: let the chil
AND ITS HICI PRIVILEGE AND people, as he hath promised thee,
dren of Zion be joyful in their and that thou shouldest keep all
King his commandments; And to make Lev. xx, 26. And ye shall be Isa. xliv, 1, 2. Yet now hear, O thee high above all nations which boly unto me: for I the LORD am Jacob, my servant; and Israel, be hath mado, in praise, and in 1 holy, and have nevered you from whom I have chosen: Thus saith
the Lord that made thee, and I blind, a light of them which are Jacob went down into Egypt, and formed thee from the womb, ichich in darkness.
died, be, and our fathers. will help thee; Fear not, O Jacob, Rom, iii, 1, 2. What advantage my servant; and thou, Jesurun, then bath the Jew? or what pro
SUFFERINGS IN EGYPT. whom I have chosen.
fit is there of circumcision? Much Erod. i, 8-11, 13, 14. Now there Isa. 1x, 15, 21. Whereas thou every way: chiefly, because that arose up a new king over Egypt, hast been forsaken and hated, 80 unto them were committed the which knew not Joseph. And ho that no man went through thee, I oracles of God.
said unto his people, Behold, the will make thee an eternal excel
2 Cor. xi, 22. Are they Hebrews? people of the children of Israel lency, a joy of many generations.
80 am I. Are they Israelites? so are more and mightier than we. Thy people also shall be all right, am I. Are they the seed of Abra- Come on, let us deal wisely with eous: they shall inherit the land ham? so am I.
them, lest they multiply, and it for ever, the branch of my plant. Phil. iii, 4, 5. Though I might falleth out any war, ihey join also
come to pass, that, when there ing, the work of my hands, that I
also have confidence in the flesh. may be glorified.
unto If any other man thinketh that he
our enemies, and fight Isa. lxvi, 22. For as the new liath whereof he might trust in against us, and so get them up out heavens, and the new earth, which the fleshi, I more:
of the land. Therefore they did
Circumcised me, saith the LORD, 90 shall your Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, And they built for Pharaoh treaI will make, shall remain before the eighth day of the stock of set over them task masters to af
flict them with their burdens. seed and your name remain an Hebrew of the Hebrews; as
sure cities, Pishom and Raamses. Jer. xxxl, 36, 37. If those ordin- touching the law, a Pharisee. ances depart from before me, saith
And the Egyptians made the chil
dren of Israel to serve with the LORD, then the seed of Israel II.-ISRAEL IN EGYPT. also shall cease from being a na Gen. xlvi, 2-7. And God spake bitter with hard bondage, in mor
rigour: And they made their lives tion before me for ever. Thus unto Israel in the visions of the tar, and in brick, and in all mansaith the Los!, If heaven above night, and said, Jacob, Jacob. And ner of service in the field: all their can be measured, and the founda- he said, Here am 1. And he said, service, wherein they made them tions of the earth searched out be- I am God, the God of thy father: serve uas with rigour. neath; I will also cast off all the fear not to go down into Egypt; seed of Israel for all that they have for I will there make of thee a
Erod. i1, 23. And it came to pass done, saith the LORD.
great nation. I will go down with in process of time, that the king of Jer. xxxiii, 17, 18, 25, 26. For thee into Egypt; and I will also Egypt died: and the children of thus saith the LORD, David shall surely bring thee up again: and Israel signed by reason of the never want a man to sit upon the Joseph shall put his hand upon bondage, and they cried; and their throne of the house of Israel: thine eyes. And Jacob rose up cry came up unto God by reason Neither shall the priests the Le- from Beer-sheba: and the sons or of the boudage. vites want a man before me to Israel carried Jacob their father, Exod. iii, 16, 17. Go, and gather offer burnt-offerings, and to kin- and their little ones, and their the elders of Israel together, and dle meat - offerings, and to do wives, in the waggong which say unto them, The LORD God of sacrifice continually. Thus saith Pharaoh bad sent to carry him. your fathers, the God of Abraham, the LORD, If my covenant be not And they took their cattle, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, appeared with day and night, and if I have their goods, which they had gote unto mé, saying. I have surely not appointed the ordinances of ten in the land of Canaan, and visited you, and seen that which is heaven and earth. Then will I came into Egypt, Jacub, and all done to you in Egypt: And I have cast away the seed of Jacob), and his seed with liim: Ilis sons, and said, I will bring yon up ont of David my servant, so that I will his sons' sons with him, his daugli- the affliction of Egypt unto the not take any of his seed to be ters, and his sous' daughters, and land of the Canaanites, and the rulers over the seed of Abraham, all his seed, brought be with him llittites, and the Amorites, and Isaac, and Jacob: for I will cause into Egypt.
the Perizzites, and the Hivites, their captivity to return, and have Exod. 1, 1--5. Now these are the and the Jebusites, unto a land mercy on them.
names of the children of Israel tlowing with milk and honey. Joel iii, 20. But Judah shall / which came into Egypt; every Exod. vi, 1, 5, 6, 9. Then the dwell for ever, and Jerusalem man and his household came with Lord said unto Moses, Now shalt from generation to generation.
Jacob. Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and thou see what I will do to PhaAmos iii, 2. You only have I Judah,, Isaachar, Zebulun, and raoh: for with a strong hand shall mown of all the families of the Benjamin, Dan and Naplitali, Gail he let them go, and with a strong earth: therefore I will punish you and Asher. And all the souls that band shall he drive them out of for all your iniquities.
came out of the loins of Jacob his land. And I have also heard Mal, i, 5. And your eyes shall
were seventy souls: for Joseph the groaning of the children of
was in Esypt already. see, and ye shall say, The LORD
Israel, whom the Egyptians keep will be inagnified from the border
in bondage; and I have rememof Israel.
Joshua xxiv, 4. And I gavo'unto bered my covenant. Wherefore John viii, 39. They answered Isaac Jacob and Esau: and I gave say unto the children of Israel, I and said unto him, Abraham is unto Esau mount Seir, to possess am the Lord, and I will bring you our father. Jesus saith into them, it; but Jacob and his children out from under the burdens of the If ye were Abraham's children, ye went down into Egypt.
Egyptians, and I will rid you out would do the works of Abraham. Acts vii, 6, 14, 15. And God
of their bondage; and I will re
deem you with a stretched-out Pom. it, 17-19. Behold, thou art spake on this wise, That his seed called a 'Jew, and restést in the should sojourn in a strange land; And Moses spake so unto the chil
arm, and with great judgments. law, and makest thy boast of God, and that they should bring them dren of Israel: but they hearkened And knowest his will, and ap- into bondage, and entreat them provest the things that aro more evil four hundred years.
not unto Moses for anguish of
Then excellent, being instructed out of sent Joseph, and called his father spirit, and for cruel bondage. the law; And art confident that Jacobs to him, and all bis kindred, Exod. xi, 1. And the LORD said Ibou thyself art a guide of the I threescore and fifteen souls. So iunto Moses, Yet will I bring one
plagne more upon Pharaoh, and wilderness, that we may sacrifice | Hebrews hath met with us: let de upon Egypt; afterwards he will to the LORD our God.
go, we pray thee, three days' let you go hence: When he shall let you yo, he shall surely thrust speak unto
Erol. vi. 11-13, 26-30. Go in, journey into the desert, and sacri
Pharaoh king of rice unto the Lord our God; lest you out hence altogether,
Érypt, that he let the children of he fall upon us with pestilence, or Deut. iv, 20. But the Lord hath Isriel' go out of his land. And with the sworl. And the king of taken you, and brought you forti Moses spake before the LORD, Egypt said unto them, Wherefore out of the iron furnace, eren out saying, Behold, the children of do yo, Moses and Aaron, let the of Egypt, to bo uuto him a people Israel have not hearkened unto people from their works? get you of inheritance, as ye are this day. how then shall Pharaoh hear unto your burdens. And Pharaoh
Deut. v, 6. I am the Lord thy me, who am of uncircumcised said, Behold, the people of tho God, which brought thee out of lips? And the Lord spake unto land now are many, and ye make the land of Egypt, from the house
Moses and unto Aaron, and gave them rest from their burdens, of bondage.
them a charge unto the children and they met Moses and Aaron,
of Israel, and unto Pharaoh king who stood in the way, as they Deut. xxvi, 6, 7. And the Egrp- of Egypt, to bring the children of came forth from Pharaoh: And tians evil entreated us, and allicted us, and laid upon us hard bon
Israel out of the land of Egypt, Moges returned unto the LORD, dage: And when we cried unto
These are that Aaron and Moses and said, Lord, wherefore hast the LORD God of our fathers, the
to whom the Lord said, Bring out thou so evil-entreated this peo
the children of Israel from the ple? why is it that thou bast sent Lord heard our voice, and looked on our affliction, and our labour,
land of Egypt, according to their me? For since I came to Pharaoh
armies. aud our oppression.
These are they which to speak in thy name, he hath spake to Pharaoh king of Egypt, done evil to this people; neither to bring out the children of Is- hast thou delivered thy people at
all. 1 Kings viii, 51. For they be thy rael from Egypt: these are that people, and thine inheritance, Moses and Aarou. And it camo Exod. vii, 16. And thou shalt which thou broughtest forth out to pass, on the day when the say unto him, The LORD God of of Egypt, from the midst of the LORD spake unto Moses in tho the Hebrews hath sent me unto furnace of iron.
land of Egypt, That tho LORD theo, saying, Let my people go, Isa. lii, 4. For thus saith the spake unto Moses, saying. I am that they may serve me in the Lord God, My people went down
the Lori: speak thou unto Pha- wilderness; and, behold, hitherto aforetime into Egypt to sojourn raoh king of Egypt all that I say thou wouldest not hear. there; and the Assyrian oppressed unto thee. And Moses said be. them without cause.
Exod. viii, 1, 20, 25-29. And tho fore the Lord, Behold, I am of Lond spake into Moses, Go unto Acts vii, 7, 18, 19, 31. And the Pharaoh hearken unto me? uncircumcised lips, and how shall
Pharaoh, and say unto him. Thus nation to whom they shall be in
saith the LORD, Let my people go, bondage will I judge, said God:
Erod. vii, 2, 7, 14, 15. Thou shalt that they may serve me. And the and after that shall they come speak all that I command thee; Lord said unto Moses. Rise up forth, and serve me in this place. and Aaron thy brother shall early in the morning, and stand bene Till another king arose, which speak unto Pharaoh, that he send fore Pharaoh, (lo, he cometh forth knew not Joseph: The same dealt the children of Israel out of his to the water,) and say unto him, subtilely with our kindred, and land. And Moses was fourscore Thus saith the Lord, Let my peo evil-entreated our fathers, so that years old, and Aaron fourscore ple go. that they may serve me. they cast out their young chil- and three years old, when they And Pharaoh called for Moses and dren, to the end they might not spake unto Pharaoh. And the for Aaron, and said, Go ye, sacrilive.' I have seen, I have seen the Lord said unto Moses, Pharaoh's fice to your God in the land. And apliction of my people which is in heart is hardened, he refusetli to Moses said, it is not meet so to do; Egypt, and I have heard their let the people go. Get thee unto
for we shall sacrifice the abominagroaning, and am come down to Pharaoh in the morning, 10, he tion of the Egyptians to the LORD deliver them. And now come, I goeth out unto the water; and out God: 10, shall we sacrifice the will send theu into Egypt.
thou shalt stand by the river's abominationof the Egyptian before
brink against he come; and the their eyes, and will they not stono COMMISSION OF MOSES.
rod which was turned to a ser- us? We will go three days' journey
pent shalt thou take in thine into the wilderness, and sacrifice Exod. iii, 10-12, 18. Come now
hand. therefore, and I will send thee
to the LORD our God, as he shall anto Pharaoh, that thou mayest
command us. And Pharaoh said,
IIIS EXECUTION OF IT. bring forth my people, the chil
I will let you go, that yo may dren of Israel, out of Egypt. And
Exod. iv, 22, 23. And thou shalt sacrifice to the LORD your God in Moses said unto God, who am I, say unto Pharaoli, Thius saith the the wilderness; only ye shall not that I shou go unto Pharaoh, | LORD, Israel is my son, even my go very far away: eutreat for me. and that I should bring forth the first-born: And I say unto thee, And Moses gaid, Behold, i go out children of Israel out of Erypt? Let my son go, that lie may serve from thee, and I will entreat the And he said, Certainly I will be
me: and if thou refuse to let him Lord that the stvarms of flies may with thee; and this shall be a
go, behold, I will slay thy son, depart from Pharaoh, irom his token into thee that I have sent even thy first-born.
servants, and from his people, tothee; When thou hast brought Erod. v, 1-5, 20, 22, 23. And morrow: but let not Pharaoh deal forth the people out of Egypt, ye afterward Moses and Aaron went deceitfully any more, in noi letting shall serve God upon this moun. in, and told Pharaoh, Thus saith the people go to sacrifice to the tain. And they shall bearken to the Lord God of Israel, Let my
Lond. thy voice: and thou shalt come, people go, that they may hold a Ecod. ix. 1, 13, 15, 17. Then the thou and the elders of Israel, uutó feast unto me in the wilderness. Lord said unto Moses, Go in unto the king of Egypt, and ye shall And Pharaoh said, Who is the Pharaoli, and tell him, Thus saith say unto him, The Lord God of Lord, that I should obey his voice the Lord God of the Hebrews, the IIebrews hath met with us: to let Israel go? I know not the Let my people go, that they may and now let us go, we beseech LORD, neither will I let Israel go. serve me.
And the LORD said thce, three days' journey into the | And they said, The God of the unto Moses, Rise up early in the
ence; and thou shalt be cut oll and that brought your fathers up nation in the earth is like thy
morning, and stand before Pha- the people, that they might send come into Egypt, and your fathers raoh, and say unto hin, Thus them out of the land in haste; for cried unto the LORD, then the suith the LORD God of the Hebrews, they said, We be all dead meni. LORD sent Moses and Aaron, which Let my people go, that they may
brought forth your fathers out of serve me. For now I will stretch
1 Sam. xii, 6. And Samuel saia Egypt, and made them dwell in out my hand, that I may smite
this place. thee and thy people withi pestil- into the people. It is the Lord that advanced Moses and Aaron,
1 Chron. xvil, 21. And what one from the earth. As yet exaltest out of the land of Egypt.
people Israel, whom God went to thou thyself against my people,
redeem to be his own people, to that thou wilt not let them go? T 3. cv, 26. IIe sent Moses his make thee a name of greatness
Erod. x, 7-11, 24-26, 28, 29. And servant, and Aaron whom he had and terribleness, by driving out Pharaoh's servants said unto him, chosen.
nations from before thy people, Howling shall this man be a Micah vi, 4. For I brought thee whom thou hast redeemed out of mare unto us? Let the men go, up out of the land of Egypt, and Egypt. that they may serve the LORD redeemed thee out of the house of
P3. lxxvii, 15. Thou hast with their God: knowest thou not yet servants; and I sent before thee thine arm redeemed thy people, that Egypt is destroyed? And Moses, Aaron, and Miriam. the suns of Jacob aud Joseph. Moses and Aaron were brought
Selah. aguin unto Pharaoh; and he said
Ps. cv, 37. Ho brought them unto them, Go, serve the LORD your God; but who are they that
(For PASSOVER see under forth also with silver and gold; shall go?
and there was not one feeble pere
son among their tribes.
Micah vil, 15. According to the our daughters, with our flocks Rameses to Succoth, about six days of thy comiog, out of the and with our herds will we go: for hundred thousand on foot that land of Egypt will I show unto we must hold a feast unto the were men, besides children. And Lim marvellous things. LORD. And he said unto them, a mixed multitude went up also Acts vii, 35, 36. This Moses, Let the LORD be so with you, as I with them; and flocks, and herds, whom they refused, saying, Who will let you go, and your little even very much cattle. And it made thee a ruler and a judge? ones: look to it; for evil is before came to pass the self-same day, tho same did God send to be a you. Not so: go now ye that are that the Lord did bring the chil.ruler and a delirerer, by the hand men, and serve the LORD; tor that dren of Israel out of the land of of the angel which appeared to ye did desire. And they were Egypt by their armies.
him in the bush. He brought driven out from Pharaoh's pres Deut. iv, 34. Or hath God assay wonders and signs in the land of
them out, after that he had shewed ence. And Pharaoh called unto ed to go and take him a nativn Moses, and said, Go ye, serve the from the midst of another nation, Egypt, and in the Red sea, and in LORD only let your Hocks and by temptations, by signs, and by the wilderness forty years. your' herds bo stayed: let your wonders, and by war, and by a
Acts xii, 17. The God of this little ones also go with you. And mighty hand, and by a stretched people of Israel chose our fathers, Moses said, Thou must give us
out arm, and by great terrors, and exalted the people when they also sacrifices and burnt-offerings, according to all that the LORD dwelt as strangers in the land of that we may sacrifice unto the LORD our God. Our cattle also before your eyes? your God did for you in Egypt Egypt, and with an high arm
brought lie them out of it. shall go with us, there shall not
Deut. vi, 20, 21, 23. And when an hoof be left behind: for thereof
ACHIEVED BY GOD. must we take to serve the London thy son asketh thee in time to
come, saying. What mean the Erod. xviii, 9. And Jethro reGod; and we know not with what testimonies, and the statutes, and joiced for all the goodness which come thither. And Pharaoh said the judgments, which the LORD the Lord had done to Israel, whom unto him, Get thee from me, take
our God hath commanded you? he had delivered out of the hand heed to thyself, see iny face no
Then thou shalt say unto thy son, of the Egyptians.
We were Pharaoh's bondmen in more: for in that day thou seest Egypt, and the Lord brought us know that I am the LORD their
Exod. xxix, 46. And they shall my face thou shalt die. Moses said, Thou hast spoken And he brought us out from of the land of Egypt, that I may
out ot Egypt with a mighty hand. God, that brought them forth out well; I will see thy face aguin 80 thence, that he might bring us in, dwell among them: I am the LORD more. Exod. xi, 8. And all these thy sware unto our fathers.
to give us the land wbich he their Gud. servants shall come down unto
Lev. xxii, 32, 33. Neither shall me, and bow down themselves
Deut. xxvi, 8. And the LORD ye profane my holy name; but I unto me, saying, Get thee out, and brouglit us feuil out of Egypt will be hallowed among the chilall the people that follow thee; out-stretched arın, and with great which hallow you, That brought
with a miglity hand, and with an dren of Israel: I am the Lord and after that I will go out.. And terribleness, and with signs, and you out of the land of Egypt, to he went out from Pharaoh in a
with wonders. great anger.
be your God: I am the LORD. Erod. xii, 31-33. And he called Josh. xxiv, 17. For the LORD Lev. xxv, 38. I am the LORD for Moses and Aaron by night, our God, he it is that brought us your God, which brought you and said, Riso up, and get you up and our fathers out of the land forth out of the land of Egypt, to forth from among my people, both of Egypt, from the house of bond- give you the land of Canaun, and ye and the children of Israel; and age, and which did those great to be your God. go, serve the LORD, as ye have signs in our sight, and preserved
Lev. xxvi, 13. I am the LORD said. Also take your flocks and us in all the way wherein we went, your God, which brought you your berds, as ye have said, and and among all the people through forth out of the land of Egypt, be gone; and bless me also. And whom we passed.
that ye should not be their bond. the Egyptians were urgent upon 1 Sam. xii, 8. When Jacob was / men; and I have broken the bands
of your yoke, and made you go , dry ground: and the waters were thou trustest in the staff of this upright.
a wall unto them on their right broken reed, on Egypt; whereon it Num. xv, 41. I am the LORD hand, and on their left. And the a man lean, it will go into his hand, your God, which brought you out E-yptians pursued, and went in anul pierce it: so is Pharaoh king of the land of Egypt, to be your after them to the midst of the sea, of Egypt to all that trust in him. God; I am the Lord your God. even all Pharaoli's horses, his cha
Jer. 11, 36. Why gaddest thou Judges vi, 7-9. And it came to riots, and his horsemen. And the
about so much to change thy pass, when the children of Israel Lord said unto Moses, Stretch out way? thou also shalt be ashamed cried unto the LORD because of thine hand over the sea, that the
of Egypt, as thou wast ashamed of the Midianites, That the LORD waters may come again upon the
Assyria sent a prophet unto the chil Iren Egyptians, upon their chariots.
Jer. xlii, 8-11.13–19. Then called of Israel, which said unto them, and upon their horsemen, And Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, Moses stretched forth his hand lie Johanan the son of Kareah, I brought you up from Egypt, over the sea, and the sea returned and all the captains of thie forces and brought you forth out of the to his strength when the morning which were with him, and all the house of bondage; And I delivered appeared; and the Egyptians fled people, from the least even to the
And said unto them, you out of the hand of the Eyyp against it: and the Lord overthrew greatest, tians, and out of the hand of all the Egyptians in the midst of the Thus saith the LORD, the God of that oppressed you, and drave sea. And the waters returned, and Israel, unto whom ye sent me to them out from before you, and covered the chariots, and the present your supplication before gave you their land.
hors men, and all the host of Pha- binn; If ye will still abide in this Ps. cv, 33, 43. Egypt was glad raoh thai came into the sea after land, then will I build you, and them: there remained not so much
not pull you down; and I will when they departed; for the fear
as one of them. But the children plant you, and not pluck you up: of them tell upon them. And he brought forth his people with joy, the midst of tho sea; and the of the king of Babylon, of whom of Israel walked upon dry land in for I repent me of the evil tha: I
have done unto you. Be not afraid and his chosen with gladness.
waters were a wall into them on Isa. xliii, 4. Since thou wast their right hand, and on their left. ye are afraid; be not afraid of him, precious in my sight, thou hast Thus the Lord'saved Israel that saith the Lord: for I am with you been honourable, and I have loved day out of the band of the Egyp- from his hand. But if ye say, We
to save you, and to deliver you thee: therefore will I give men for tians: and Israel saw the Egyp. I will not dwell in this land, neither thee, and people for thy life. tians dead upon the sea-shore.
Jer. xxiii, 7, 8. Therefore, be- And Israel saw that great work obey the voice of the Lord your hold, the days come, saith the which the LORD did upon the God, Saying, No; but we will go LORD, that they shall no more say, Egyptians; and the people feared into the land of Egypt, where we The Lond liveth, which brouglit the Lord, and believed the LORD, sound of the trumpet, nur have
shall see no war, nor hear the up the children of Israel out of and his servant Moses. thie land of Egypt; But, the LORD
hunger of bread; and there will liveth, which brought up, and SUBSEQUENT RELATION OF THE
we dwell: And now therefore which led the seed of the house of
hear the word of the LORD, ye
JEWS TO EGYPT. Israel out of the north country,
remnant of Judah; Thus saith the and from all countries whither I
Exod. xiv, 11, 12. And they said LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, had driven them; and they shall unto Moses, Because there were If ye wholly set your faces to dwell in the own land.
no graves in Egypt, hast thou enter into Egypt, and go to sojourn
taken us away to die in the wil- there; Then it shall come to pass, Ezek. xx, 9, 10. But I wrought derness wherefore hast thou dealt that the sword, which ye feared, for my name's sake, that it should thus with us, to carry us forth out shall overtake you there in the not be polluted before the heathen, of Egypt? Is not this the word land of Egypt: and the famine, among whom they were, in whose that we did tell thee in Egypt, whereof ye were afraid, shall folsight I made myself known unto saying, Let us alone, that we may low close after you there in Egypt; them, in bringing them forth out serve the Egyptians? for it had and there ye shall die. So shall it of the land of Egypt. Wherefore been better for us to serve the be with all the men that set their I caused them to go forth out of Egyptians, than that we should faces to go into Egypt, to sojourn the land of Egypt, and brought die in the wilderuess.
there; they shall die by the sword, them into the wilderness.
Num. xiv, 4. And they said one by the famine, and by the pestilPURSUED BY THE EGYPTIANS. to another, Let us make a captain, ence: and none of them shall reErod. xiv, 5-7, 10, 22, 23, 26-31. and let us return into Egypt.
main or escape from the evil that And it was told the king of Egypt Deut. xvii, 16. But he shall not saith the Lord of hosts, the God
I will briug upon them. For thus that the jople fled; and the heart multiply horses to himself, nor of Pharaoh and of his servants
of Israel, As mine anger and my cause the people to return to was turned against the people, and Egypt, to the end that he should fury hath been poured forth upon
the inbabitants of Jerusalem, so they said, Why have we done multiply horses: forasmuch as the this, that we have let Israel go LORD 'hath said unto you, Ye shall shall my fury be poured forth upfrom serving us? And he made henceforth return no more that Egypt: 'and ye shall be an execra
on you, when ye shall enter into ready his chariot, and took his way. people with him. And he took
tion, and an astonishment, and a six hundred chosen chariots, and
curse, and a reproach; and ye shall all the chariots of Egypt, and cap
2 Kings xxv, 26. And all the sce this place no more. The LORD tains over every one of them. And people, both small and great, and hath said concerning you, o ye when Pharaoh drew nigh, the
the captains of the armies, arose, remnant of Judah, Go ye not into children of Israel lifted up their and came to Egypt; for they weré Egypt: know certainly that I have eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians afraid of the Chaidees.
admonished you this day. marched after them; and they were Isa. xxxvi, 5, 6. I say, sayest thou. Jer. xliii, 5-7. But Johanan the sore afraid; and the children of
(but they are but vain words.) I son of Karéah, and all the captains Israel cried out unto the LORD. I have counsel and strength for war: of the forces, took all the remnant And the children of Israel went
now, on whom dost thou trust that of Judah; that were returned from into the midst of the sea upon the rebellest against me?' Lo, all nations whither they had bech