Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
 

Quotes

Book of Exodus Freedom and Confinement Quotes Page 3 Theme

How we cite the quotes: (Chapter:Verse)

Quote #7

That was for the Lord a night of vigil, to bring them out of the land of Egypt. That same night is a vigil to be kept for the Lord by all the Israelites throughout their generations. (NRSV 12:42)

It is a night to be much observed unto the Lord for bringing them out from the land of Egypt: this is that night of the Lord to be observed of all the children of Israel in their generations. (KJV 12:42)

So here God is, hardening Pharaoh's heart over and over so he won't let the Israelites go. Meanwhile, Moses is working his tuchas off with magic, trying to get the job done. So why does God get all the credit?

Advertisement
Advertisement
back to top