Moses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and cruel bondage.110
Then the LORD said to Moses,
"Go, tell2 Pharaoh king of Egypt to let the Israelites go out of his country."312
But Moses said to the LORD, "If the Israelites will not listen4 to me, why would Pharaoh listen to me, since I speak with faltering lipsa ?"5
Now the LORD spoke to Moses and Aaron about the Israelites and Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he commanded them to bring the Israelites out of Egypt.614
These were the heads of their familiesb:7 The sons of Reuben8 the firstborn son of Israel were Hanoch and Pallu, Hezron and Carmi. These were the clans of Reuben.
The sons of Simeon9 were Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jakin, Zohar and Shaul the son of a Canaanite woman. These were the clans of Simeon.
These were the names of the sons of Levi10 according to their records: Gershon,11 Kohath and Merari.12 Levi lived 137 years.
The sons of Gershon, by clans, were Libni and Shimei.1318
The sons of Kohath14 were Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.15 Kohath lived 133 years.
The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi.16 These were the clans of Levi according to their records.