But Moses said to God, "If I come to the Israelites and say to them, "The God of your ancestors has sent me to you,' and they ask me, "What is his name?' what shall I say to them?"
God said to Moses, "I am who I am." a He said further, "Thus you shall say to the Israelites, "I am has sent me to you.' "
God also said to Moses, "Thus you shall say to the Israelites, "The Lord, b the God of your ancestors, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you': This is my name forever, and this my title for all generations.
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