In the thirdmonth, when the children of Israel were gone forth out of the land of Egypt, the same daycame they into the wilderness of Sinai.2
For they were departed from Rephidim, and were come to the desert of Sinai, and had pitched in the wilderness; and there Israelcamped before the mount.3
And Moses went up unto God, and the LORDcalled unto him out of the mountain,saying , Thus shalt thou say to the house of Jacob, and tell the children of Israel;4
Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians, and how I bare you on eagles'wings, and brought you unto myself.
Now therefore, if ye will obey my voiceindeed , and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine:
And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holynation. These are the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel.7
And Mosescame and called for the elders of the people, and laid before their faces all these words which the LORDcommanded him.
And all the peopleansweredtogether, and said , All that the LORD hath spoken we will do . And Mosesreturned the words of the people unto the LORD.9
And the LORDsaid unto Moses, Lo, I come unto thee in a thickcloud, that the people may hear when I speak with thee, and believe thee for ever. And Mosestold the words of the people unto the LORD.10
And the LORDsaid unto Moses,Go unto the people, and sanctify them to day and to morrow, and let them wash their clothes,