Joseph, sold as a slave.r
18 They bruised his feet with shackles,s
his neck was put in irons,
19 till what he foretoldt came to pass,
till the wordu of the Lord proved him true.
the ruler of peoples set him free.v
ruler over all he possessed,
22 to instruct his princesw as he pleased
and teach his elders wisdom.x
23 Then Israel entered Egypt;y
he made them too numerousb for their foes,
25 whose hearts he turnedc to hate his people,
to conspired against his servants.
26 He sent Mosese his servant,
his wondersj in the land of Ham.
28 He sent darknessk and made the land dark—
for had they not rebelled againstl his words?
29 He turned their waters into blood,m
causing their fish to die.n
30 Their land teemed with frogs,o
which went up into the bedrooms of their rulers.
and gnatsr throughout their country.
32 He turned their rain into hail,s
with lightning throughout their land;
and shattered the trees of their country.
ate up the produce of their soil.
36 Then he struck down all the firstbornz in their land,
the firstfruits of all their manhood.
37 He brought out Israel, laden with silver and gold,a
and from among their tribes no one faltered.
because dread of Israelb had fallen on them.
39 He spread out a cloudc as a covering,
and a fire to give light at night.d
he fed them well with the bread of heaven.g
41 He opened the rock,h and water gushed out;
it flowed like a river in the desert.
42 For he remembered his holy promisei
given to his servant Abraham.
43 He brought out his people with rejoicing,j
his chosen ones with shouts of joy;