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Elohim Gives power to Mosheh
4:1 And Mosheh answered and said:
But, behold, they will not believe me, nor listen to my Kol (voice): for they will say: "YHWH (יהוה) has not ra'ah (appeared) to you."
4:2 And YHWH said to him:
What is that in your hand? And he said, "A rod".
4:3 And He said: "Cast it on the ground." And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Mosheh fled from before it.
4:4 And YHWH said to Mosheh:
Put forth your hand, and take it by the tail. And he put forth his hand, and caught it, and it became a rod in his hand:
4:5 That they may believe that YHWH (יהוה) Elohei Avotam, Elohei Avraham, Elohei Yitz'chak, ve Elohei Ya'akov, has ra'ah (appeared) to you.
4:6 And YHWH said furthermore to him:
Put now your hand into your bosom. And he put his hand into his bosom: and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous as snow.
4:7 And He said: "Put your hand into your bosom again." And he put his hand into his bosom again; and plucked it out of his bosom, and, behold, it was turned again as his other flesh.
4:8 And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe you, neither listen to the voice of the first sign, that they will believe the voice of the latter sign.
4:9 And it shall come to pass, if they do not believe even these two signs, neither listen to your voice, that you shall take of the water of the river, and pour it upon the dry land: And the water which you take out from the river shall become blood upon the dry land."
4:10 And Mosheh said to YHWH:
O my Adonay (אדני), I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since you has spoken to your servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue.
4:11 And YHWH said to him:
Who has made man's mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I YHWH (יהוה)?
4:12 Now therefore go, and I will be with your mouth, and teach you what you shall say.
4:13 And he said: "O my Adonay (אדני), Please send by the hand of him whom You would send?"
4:14 And the anger of YHWH (יהוה) burned against Mosheh, and He said:
"Is not Aharon ha Levy your brother?"
I know that he speaks fluently. And moreover behold, he is coming out to meet you; when he sees you, he will be glad in his heart.
4:15 And you shall speak to him, and put words in his mouth: And I will be with your mouth, and with his mouth, and I will teach you what you shall do.
4:16 And he shall be your spokesman to the people: And he himself shall be as a mouth for you, and shall be to him as Elohim.
4:17 And you shall take this rod in your hand, with which you shall do signs.
Mosheh Returns to Mitzrayim
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And Mosheh went and returned to Yithro (יתר) his father-in-law, and said to him:
"Please let me go and return to my brethren who are in Mitzrayim, and see whether they are still alive."
And Yitro (יתרו) said to Mosheh:
"Lekh leshalom" (Go in peace).
4:19 And YHWH (יהוה) said to Mosheh in Midian:
Go, return into Mitzrayim: for all the men are dead which sought your life.
4:20 And Mosheh took his wife and his sons, and set them upon a donkey, and he returned to the land of Mitzrayim: and Mosheh took the rod of Elohim in his hand.
4:21 And YHWH said to Mosheh:
When you go back to Mitzrayim, see that you do all those wonders before Paroh, which I have put in your hand: but I will harden his heart, that he shall not let the people go.
4:22 And you shall say to Paroh: Thus saith YHWH (יהוה), Yisrael is My son, even My Firstborn:
4:23 And I say to you, Let My son go, that he may serve Me: and if you refuse to let him go, behold, I will slay your son, even your firstborn.
4:24 And it came to pass by the way in the encampment, that YHWH (יהוה) met him, and sought to kill him.
4:25 Then Tzipporah took a sharp stone, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet, and said, "Surely a bloody husband are you to me.
4:26 So he let him go: then she said:
A bloody husband you are, because of the circumcision.
4:27 And YHWH said to Aharon:
Go into the wilderness to meet Mosheh. And he went, and met him in the mount of Elohim, and kissed him.
4:28 And Mosheh told Aharon all the Divrei YHWH (יהוה) who had sent him, and all the signs which he had commanded him.
4:29 And Mosheh and Aharon went and gathered together all the Ziknei (elders) ha benai Yisrael:
4:30 And Aharon spake all ha Devarim which YHWH (יהוה) had spoken to Mosheh, and did the signs in the sight of the people.
4:31 And the people believed: and when they heard that YHWH (יהוה) had visited Benai Yisrael, and that he had looked upon their affliction, then they bowed their heads and worshipped.
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