2:1 And there went a man of the house of Levi, and married a daughter of Levi.
2:1 And there went a man of the house of Levi, and married a daughter of Levi.

2:2 And the woman conceived, and bore a son: and when she saw him that he {was a} goodly {child}, she hid him three months.
2:2 And the woman conceived, and bore a son: and when she saw him that he {was a} beautiful {child}, she hid him three months.

2:3 And when she could no longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid {it} in the flags by the river's brink.
2:3 And when she could no longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child in it; and she laid {it} in the flags by the river's brink.

2:4 And his sister stood afar off, to know what would be done to him.
2:4 And his sister stood afar off, to know what would be done to him.

2:5 And the daughter of Pharaoh came down to wash {herself} at the river, and her maidens walked along by the river's side: and when she saw the ark among the flags, she sent her maid to fetch it.
2:5 And the daughter of Pharaoh came down to wash {herself} at the river; and her maidens walked along by the river's side; and when she saw the ark among the flags, she sent her maid to fetch it.

2:6 And when she had opened {it}, she saw the child: and behold, the babe wept. And she had compassion on him, and said, This {is one} of the Hebrews' children.
2:6 And when she had opened {it}, she saw the child: and, behold, the babe wept. And she had compassion on him, and said, This {is one} of the Hebrews' children.

2:7 Then said his sister to Pharaoh's daughter, Shall I go, and call to thee a nurse of the Hebrew women, that she may nurse the child for thee?
2:7 Then said his sister to Pharaoh's daughter, Shall I go and call to thee a nurse of the Hebrew women, that she may nurse the child for thee?

2:8 And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Go. And the maid went and called the child's mother.
2:8 And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Go. And the maid went and called the child's mother.

2:9 And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Take this child away and nurse it for me, and I will give {thee} thy wages. And the woman took the child and nursed it.
2:9 And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Take this child away, and nurse it for me, and I will give {thee} thy wages. And the woman took the child, and nursed him.

2:10 And the child grew, and she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses: and she said, Because I drew him out of the water.
2:10 And the child grew, and she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses: and she said, Because I drew him out of the water.

2:11 And it came to pass in those days, when Moses was grown, that he went out to his brethren, and looked on their burdens: and he spied an Egyptian smiting a Hebrew, one of his brethren.
2:11 And it came to pass in those days, when Moses was grown, that he went out to his brethren, and looked on their burdens: and he saw an Egyptian smiting an Hebrew, one of his brethren.

2:12 And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that {there was} no man, he slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand.
2:12 And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that {there was} no man, he slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand.

2:13 And when he went out the second day, behold, two men of the Hebrews strove together: and he said to him that did the wrong, Why smitest thou thy fellow?
2:13 And when he went out the second day, behold, two men of the Hebrews strove together: and he said to him that did the wrong, Why smitest thou thy companion?

2:14 And he said, Who made thee a prince and a judge over us? intendest thou to kill me, as thou killedst the Egyptian? And Moses feared, and said, Surely this thing is known.
2:14 And he said, Who made thee a prince and a judge over us? intendest thou to kill me, as thou didst kill the Egyptian? And Moses feared, and said, Surely this thing is known.

2:15 Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: and he sat down by a well.
2:15 Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: and he sat down by a well.

2:16 Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters: and they came and drew {water}, and filled the troughs to water their father's flock.
2:16 Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters: and they came and drew {water}, and filled the troughs to water their father's flock.

2:17 And the shepherds came and drove them away: but Moses stood up and helped them, and watered their flock.
2:17 And the shepherds came and drove them away: but Moses stood up and helped them, and watered their flock.

2:18 And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How {is it that} you are come so soon to day?
2:18 And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How {is it that} ye are come so soon to day?

2:19 And they said, An Egyptian delivered us from the hand of the shepherds, and also drew {water} enough for us, and watered the flock.
2:19 And they said, An Egyptian delivered us from the hand of the shepherds, and also drew {water} enough for us, and watered the flock.

2:20 And he said to his daughters, And where {is} he? why {is} it {that} ye have left the man? call him, that he may eat bread.
2:20 And he said to his daughters, And where {is} he? why {is} it {that} ye have left the man? call him, that he may eat bread.

2:21 And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.
2:21 And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.

2:22 And she bore {him} a son, and he called his name Gershom: for he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land.
2:22 And she bore {him} a son, and he called his name Gershom: for he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land.

2:23 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 ascended to God, by reason of the bondage.
2:23 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 to God by reason of the bondage.

2:24 And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.
2:24 And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.

2:25 And God looked upon the children of Israel, and God had respect to {them}.
2:25 And God looked upon the children of Israel, and God took notice of {them}.