1. Where do you see evidence of the centrality of the concepts of holiness and purity in Isaiahs
understanding of the Israels failings and Gods punishment and restoration? Identify at least two
2. Identify at least three passages t
Moses answered the people, Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will
see the deliverance theLORD will bring you today. The Egyptians you see
today you will never see again. 14 The LORD will fight for you; you need
only to be still.
Then the LORD sai
men go and worship the LORD, since thats what you have been asking for.
Then Moses and Aaron were driven out of Pharaohs presence.
And the LORD said to Moses, Stretch out your hand over Egypt so that
locusts swarm over the land and devour everything gr
more hail, so you may know that the earth is theLORDs. 30 But I know that
you and your officials still do not fear the LORD God.
(The flax and barley were destroyed, since the barley had headed and the
flax was in bloom.32 The wheat and spelt, however,
Those officials of Pharaoh who feared the word of the LORD hurried to
bring their slaves and their livestock inside. 21 But those who ignored the
word of the LORD left their slaves and livestock in the field.
Then the LORD said to Moses, Stretch out
Pharaohs heart and he would not listen to Moses and Aaron, just as
the LORD had said to Moses.
The Plague of Hail
Then the LORD said to Moses, Get up early in the morning, confront
Pharaoh and say to him, This is what the LORD, the God of the Hebrews,
them back, 3 the hand of the LORD will bring a terrible plague on your
livestock in the fieldon your horses, donkeys and camels and on your
cattle, sheep and goats.4 But the LORD will make a distinction between the
livestock of Israel and that of Egypt, s
Since the gnats were on people and animals everywhere, 19 the magicians
said to Pharaoh, This is the finger of God. But Pharaohs heart was hard
and he would not listen, just as the LORD had said.
The Plague of Flies
Then the LORD said to Moses, Get up
country. 3 The Nile will teem with frogs. They will come up into your
palace and your bedroom and onto your bed, into the houses of your
officials and on your people, and into your ovens and kneading
troughs.4 The frogs will come up on you and your people
But Moses said, That would not be right. The sacrifices we offer
the LORD our God would be detestable to the Egyptians. And if we offer
sacrifices that are detestable in their eyes, will they not stone us? 27 We
must take a three-day journey into the w
Moses replied, It will be as you say, so that you may know there is no one
like the LORD our God.11 The frogs will leave you and your houses, your
officials and your people; they will remain only in the Nile.
After Moses and Aaron left Pharaoh, Moses c
So Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and did just as
the LORD commanded. Aaron threw his staff down in front of Pharaoh and
his officials, and it became a snake. 11 Pharaoh then summoned wise men
and sorcerers, and the Egyptian magicians also did the sam
The LORD said to Moses, Tell Aaron, Take your staff and stretch out
your hand over the waters of Egyptover the streams and canals, over the
ponds and all the reservoirsand they will turn to blood. Blood will be
everywhere in Egypt, even in vessels[p] o
humble yourself before me? Let my people go, so that they may worship
me. 4 If you refuse to let them go, I will bring locusts into your country
tomorrow. 5 They will cover the face of the ground so that it cannot be
seen. They will devour what little you
the locusts and carried them into the Red Sea.[b] Not a locust was left
anywhere in Egypt. 20 But the LORD hardened Pharaohs heart, and he
would not let the Israelites go.
The Plague of Darkness
Then the LORD said to Moses, Stretch out your hand toward
them. But I will gain glory for myself through Pharaoh and all his army,
and the Egyptians will know that I am the LORD. So the Israelites did this.
When the king of Egypt was told that the people had fled, Pharaoh and
his officials changed their minds
for you like a sign on your hand and a reminder on your forehead that this
law of the LORD is to be on your lips. For the LORD brought you out of
Egypt with his mighty hand.10 You must keep this ordinance at the
appointed time year after year.
When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them on the road
through the Philistine country, though that was shorter. For God said, If
they face war, they might change their minds and return to Egypt. 18 So
God led the people around by the desert
All the Israelites did just what the LORD had commanded Moses and
Aaron. 51 And on that very day the LORD brought the Israelites out of
Egypt by their divisions.
Consecration of the Firstborn
13 The LORD said to Moses, 2 Consecrate to me every firstbor
divisions left Egypt. 42 Because the LORD kept vigil that night to bring
them out of Egypt, on this night all the Israelites are to keep vigil to honor
the LORDfor the generations to come.
The LORD said to Moses and Aaron, These a
have requested. 32 Take your flocks and herds, as you have said, and go.
And also bless me.
The Egyptians urged the people to hurry and leave the country. For
otherwise, they said, we will all die! 34 So the people took their dough
before the yeast was
doorway, and he will not permit the destroyer to enter your houses and
strike you down.
Obey these instructions as a lasting ordinance for you and your
descendants. 25 When you enter the land that the LORD will give you as he
promised, observe this cer
Israel. 16 On the first day hold a sacred assembly, and another one on the
seventh day. Do no work at all on these days, except to prepare food for
everyone to eat; that is all you may do.
Celebrate the Festival of Unleavened Bread, because it was on t
community of Israel must slaughter them at twilight. 7 Then they are to
take some of the blood and put it on the sides and tops of the doorframes
of the houses where they eat the lambs. 8 That same night they are to eat
the meat roasted over the fire, alo
distinction between Egypt and Israel. 8 All these officials of yours will
come to me, bowing down before me and saying, Go, you and all the
people who follow you! After that I will leave. Then Moses, hot with
anger, left Pharaoh.
The LORD had said to Mo
But the LORD hardened Pharaohs heart, and he was not willing to let
them go. 28 Pharaoh said to Moses, Get out of my sight! Make sure you do
not appear before me again! The day you see my face you will die.
Just as you say, Moses replied. I will nev
The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi.
These were the clans of Levi according to their records.
Amram married his fathers sister Jochebed, who bore him Aaron and
Moses. Amram lived 137 years.
The sons of Izhar were Korah, Nepheg and Zikri.
6 Then the LORD said to Moses, Now you will see what I will do to
Pharaoh: Because of my mighty hand he will let them go; because of my
mighty hand he will drive them out of his country.
God also said to Moses, I am the LORD. 3 I appeared to Abraham, to
he became her son. She named him Moses,[c] saying, I drew him out of
Moses Flees to Midian
One day, after Moses had grown up, he went out to where his own
people were and watched them at their hard labor. He saw an Egyptian
beating a Hebrew,
him in flames of fire from within a bush. Moses saw that though the bush
was on fire it did not burn up. 3 So Moses thought, I will go over and see
this strange sightwhy the bush does not burn up.
When the LORD saw that he had gone over to look, God cal