Promises Deliverance (continued)
1 Then the LORD said unto Moses, Now shalt thou
see what I will do to Pharaoh: for with a strong hand shall
he let them go, and with a strong hand shall he drive them
out of his land.
2 And God spake unto Moses, and said unto him, I am the
3 And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto
Jacob, by the name of God Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH
was I not known to them.
4 And I have also established my covenant with them, to
give them the land of Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage,
wherein they were strangers.
5 And I have also heard the groaning of the children of
Israel, whom the Egyptians keep in bondage; and I have
remembered my covenant.
6 Wherefore say unto the children of Israel, I am the
LORD, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the
Egyptians, and I will rid you out of their bondage, and I
will redeem you with a stretched out arm, and with great
7 And I will take you to me for a people, and I will be
to you a God: and ye shall know that I am the LORD your God,
which bringeth you out from under the burdens of the
8 And I will bring you in unto the land, concerning the
which I did swear to give it to Abraham, to Isaac, and to
Jacob; and I will give it you for an heritage: I am the
9 And Moses spake so unto the children of Israel: but
they hearkened not unto Moses for anguish of spirit, and for
10 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
11 Go in, speak unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, that he let
the children of Israel go out of his land.
12 And Moses spake before the LORD, saying, Behold, the
children of Israel have not hearkened unto me; how then
shall Pharaoh hear me, who am of uncircumcised lips?
Family Record of Moses
13 And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron,
and gave them a charge unto the children of Israel, and unto
Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring the children of Israel out
of the land of Egypt.
14 These be the heads of their fathers' houses: The sons
of Reuben the firstborn of Israel; Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron,
and Carmi: these be the families of Reuben.
15 And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad,
and Jachin, and Zohar, and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish
woman: these are the families of Simeon.
16 And these are the names of the sons of Levi according
to their generations; Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari: and
the years of the life of Levi were an hundred thirty and
17 The sons of Gershon; Libni, and Shimi, according to
18 And the sons of Kohath; Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron,
and Uzziel: and the years of the life of Kohath were an
hundred thirty and three years.
19 And the sons of Merari; Mahali and Mushi: these are
the families of Levi according to their generations.
20 And Amram took him Jochebed his father's sister to
wife; and she bare him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the
life of Amram were an hundred and thirty and seven years.
21 And the sons of Izhar; Korah, and Nepheg, and Zichri.
22 And the sons of Uzziel; Mishael, and Elzaphan, and
23 And Aaron took him Elisheba, daughter of Amminadab,
sister of Naashon, to wife; and she bare him Nadab, and
Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
24 And the sons of Korah; Assir, and Elkanah, and
Abiasaph: these are the families of the Korhites.
25 And Eleazar Aaron's son took him one of the daughters
of Putiel to wife; and she bare him Phinehas: these are the
heads of the fathers of the Levites according to their
26 These are that Aaron and Moses, to whom the LORD said,
Bring out the children of Israel from the land of Egypt
according to their armies.
27 These are they which spake to Pharaoh king of Egypt,
to bring out the children of Israel from Egypt: these are
that Moses and Aaron.
Aaron to Speak for Moses
28 And it came to pass on the day when the LORD
spake unto Moses in the land of Egypt,
29 That the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, I am the LORD:
speak thou unto Pharaoh king of Egypt all that I say unto
30 And Moses said before the LORD, Behold, I am of
uncircumcised lips, and how shall Pharaoh hearken unto me?