King James Bible

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1:1  Now these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt; every man and his household came with Jacob. And these `are' the names of the sons of Israel who are coming into Egypt with Jacob; a man and his household have they come;
1:2  Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah,
1:3  Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin,
1:4  Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.
1:5  And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph was in Egypt already. And all the persons coming out of the thigh of Jacob are seventy persons; as to Joseph, he was in Egypt.
1:6  And Joseph died, and all his brethren, and all that generation. And Joseph dieth, and all his brethren, and all that generation;
 Killing of male babies (Exodus 1:7 - Exodus 1:22)
1:7  And the children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and waxed exceeding mighty; and the land was filled with them. and the sons of Israel have been fruitful, and they teem, and multiply, and are very very mighty, and the land is filled with them.
1:8  Now there arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph. And there riseth a new king over Egypt, who hath not known Joseph,
1:9  And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we: and he saith unto his people, `Lo, the people of the sons of Israel `is' more numerous and mighty than we;
1:10  Come on, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land. give help! let us act wisely concerning it, lest it multiply, and it hath come to pass, when war happeneth, that it hath been joined, even it, unto those hating us, and hath fought against us, and hath gone out up of the land.'
1:11  Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses. And they set over it princes of tribute, so as to afflict it with their burdens, and it buildeth store-cities for Pharaoh, Pithom and Raamses;
1:12  But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew. And they were grieved because of the children of Israel. and as they afflict it, so it multiplieth, and so it breaketh forth, and they are vexed because of the sons of Israel;
1:13  And the Egyptians made the children of Israel to serve with rigour: and the Egyptians cause the sons of Israel to serve with rigour,
1:14  And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage, in morter, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their service, wherein they made them serve, was with rigour. and make their lives bitter in hard service, in clay, and in brick, and in every `kind' of service in the field; all their service in which they have served `is' with rigour.
1:15  And the king of Egypt spake to the Hebrew midwives, of which the name of the one was Shiphrah, and the name of the other Puah: And the king of Egypt speaketh to the midwives, the Hebrewesses, (of whom the name of the one `is' Shiphrah, and the name of the second Puah),
1:16  And he said, When ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them upon the stools; if it be a son, then ye shall kill him: but if it be a daughter, then she shall live. and saith, `When ye cause the Hebrew women to bear, and have looked on the children; if it `is' a son -- then ye have put him to death; and if it `is' a daughter -- then she hath lived.'
1:17  But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men children alive. And the midwives fear God, and have not done as the king of Egypt hath spoken unto them, and keep the lads alive;
1:18  And the king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said unto them, Why have ye done this thing, and have saved the men children alive? and the king of Egypt calleth for the midwives, and saith to them, `Wherefore have ye done this thing, and keep the lads alive?'
1:19  And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women; for they are lively, and are delivered ere the midwives come in unto them. And the midwives say unto Pharaoh, `Because the Hebrew women `are' not as the Egyptian women, for they `are' lively; before the midwife cometh in unto them -- they have borne!'
1:20  Therefore God dealt well with the midwives: and the people multiplied, and waxed very mighty. And God doth good to the midwives, and the people multiply, and are very mighty;

 

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