[DailyReading] The Lord smites the firstborn
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Tue Feb 21 00:00:02 MST 2012
Lesson: The Bread and Cup of Communion
Reading: The Lord smites the firstborn 2012-02-21
Reference: Exod. 12:29-36
Ex 12:29: And it came to pass, that at midnight the Lord smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon; and all the firstborn of cattle.
Ex 12:30: And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great cry in Egypt; for there was not a house where there was not one dead.
Ex 12:31: And he called for Moses and Aaron by night, and said, Rise up, and get you forth from among my people, both ye and the children of Israel; and go, serve the Lord, as ye have said.
Ex 12:32: Also take your flocks and your herds, as ye have said, and be gone; and bless me also.
Ex 12:33: And the Egyptians were urgent upon the people, that they might send them out of the land in haste; for they said, We be all dead men .
Ex 12:34: And the people took their dough before it was leavened, their kneadingtroughs being bound up in their clothes upon their shoulders.
Ex 12:35: And the children of Israel did according to the word of Moses; and they borrowed of the Egyptians jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment:
Ex 12:36: And the Lord gave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they lent unto them such things as they required . And they spoiled the Egyptians.
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