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Book of Exodus

Book of Exodus

Book of Exodus Quotes

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Freedom and Confinement Quotes

Then the Lord said, 'I have observed the misery of my people who are in Egypt; I have heard their cry on account of their taskmasters. Indeed, I know their sufferings, and I have come down to deliv...

Family and Community Quotes

So God dealt well with the midwives; and the people multiplied and became very strong. And because the midwives feared God, he gave them families. (NRSV 1:20-21)Therefore God dealt well with the mi...

The Rise of Civilization Quotes

Therefore they set taskmasters over them to oppress them with forced labour. They built supply cities, Pithom and Rameses, for Pharaoh. (NRSV 1:11)Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to af...

Stubbornness Quotes

That same day Pharaoh commanded the taskmasters of the people, as well as their supervisors, 'You shall no longer give the people straw to make bricks, as before; let them go and gather straw for t...

The Covenant Quotes

God also spoke to Moses and said to him: 'I am the Lord. I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob as God Almighty, but by my name "The Lord" I did not make myself known to them. I also established m...

Law and Society Quotes

There the Lord made for them a statute and an ordinance and there he put them to the test. He said, "If you will listen carefully to the voice of the Lord your God, and do what is right in his sigh...

Reputation Quotes

He answered, "Who made you a ruler and judge over us? Do you mean to kill me as you killed the Egyptian?" Then Moses was afraid and thought, "Surely the thing is known." (NRSV 2:14)And he said, Who...
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