The Israelites in Egypt, Or, The Passage of the Red Sea: The First Sacred Drama Produced in America Consisting of Sacred Music, Scenery and Personation

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J. C. House, 1842 - Oratorios - 24 pages
 

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Page 5 - Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we : 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.
Page 5 - And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God by reason of the bondage. And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob. And God looked upon the children of Israel, and God had respect unto them.
Page 5 - Now there arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph. And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we...
Page 24 - Exod. xv. 20. SOUND the loud timbrel o'er Egypt's dark sea ! Jehovah has triumph'd — his people are free. Sing — for the pride of the tyrant is broken, His chariots, his horsemen, all splendid and brave — How vain was their boasting, the Lord hath but spoken, And chariots and horsemen are sunk in the wave. Sound the loud timbrel o'er Egypt's dark sea ; Jehovah has triumph'd — his people are free.
Page 23 - And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which he will shew to you to day: for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to day, ye shall see them again no more for ever. The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.
Page 5 - Hebrews hath met with us : and now let us go, we beseech thee. three days' journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the Lord our God. And 1 am sure that the king of Egypt will not let you go, no, not by a mighty hand. And I will stretch out my hand, and smite Egypt with all my wonders which I will do in the midst thereof: and after that he will let you go
Page 5 - ... them out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out of that land unto a good land and a large, unto a land flowing with milk and honey...
Page 5 - And I am sure that the king of Egypt will not let you go. no, not by a mighty hand. And I will stretch out my hand, and smite Egypt with all my wonders which I will do in the midst thereof: and after that he will let you go.
Page 5 - Israel walked upon dry land in' the midst of the sea; and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left. 30 Thus the LORD saved Israel that day out of the hand of the Egyptians; and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea shore. 31 And Israel saw that great work which the LORD did upon the Egyptians: and the people feared the LORD, and believed the LpRp, and his servant Moses.
Page 9 - Historical, yet as it relates the great Acts of the Power of God, the Sense and the Musick have a reciprocal Influence upon each other. " ' He gave them Hailstones for Rain, Fire mingled with the Hail ran along the Ground ' : And above all, ' But the Waters overwhelm'd their Enemies, there was not one left.

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