Now after a long time the king of Egypt came to his end: and the children of Israel were crying in their grief under the weight of their work, and their cry for help came to the ears of God.
See, the money which you falsely kept back from the workers cutting the grass in your field, is crying out against you; and the cries of those who took in your grain have come to the ears of the Lord of armies.
At the end of forty years, an angel came to him in the waste land of Sinai, in the flame of a burning thorn-tree.
And the Lord said, Because the outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is very great, and their sin is very evil,
And Moses was eighty years old, and Aaron eighty-three years old, when they gave the Lord's word to Pharaoh.
And he said, What have you done? the voice of your brother's blood is crying to me from the earth.
And the angel of the Lord said, See, you are with child and will give birth to a son, to whom you will give the name Ishmael, because the ears of the Lord were open to your sorrow.
And God said, Truly, I have seen the grief of my people in Egypt, and their cry because of their cruel masters has come to my ears; for I have knowledge of their sorrows;
And the Lord said to Moses in Midian, Go back to Egypt, for all the men are dead who were attempting to take your life.
Do no wrong to a widow, or to a child whose father is dead.
And the Lord gave ear to the voice of our cry, and sent an angel and took us out of Egypt: and now we are in Kadesh, a town on the edge of your land;
Give him his payment day by day, not keeping it back over night; for he is poor and his living is dependent on it; and if his cry against you comes to the ears of the Lord, it will be judged as sin in you.
And the Egyptians were cruel to us, crushing us under a hard yoke:
And the Lord said to the children of Israel, Were not the Egyptians and the Amorites and the children of Ammon and the Philistines
And you saw the trouble of our fathers in Egypt, and their cry came to your ears by the Red Sea;
Because of the crushing of the poor and the weeping of those in need, now will I come to his help, says the Lord; I will give him the salvation which he is desiring.
In my trouble my voice went up to the Lord, and my cry to my God: my voice came to his hearing in his holy Temple, and my prayer came before him, even into his ears.
I took the weight from his back; his hands were made free from the baskets.
Then they send up their cry to the Lord in their sorrow, and he gives them salvation out of all their troubles.
For the vine-garden of the Lord of armies is the people of Israel, and the men of Judah are the plant of his delight: and he was looking for upright judging, and there was blood; for righteousness, and there was a cry for help.
And it will be a sign and a witness to the Lord of armies in the land of Egypt: when they are crying out to the Lord because of their cruel masters, then he will send them a saviour and a strong one to make them free.
But when Herod was dead, an angel of the Lord came in a dream to Joseph in Egypt,
And straight away the angel of the Lord sent a disease on him, because he did not give the glory to God: and his flesh was wasted away by worms, and so he came to his end.