Then the LORD said to Moses, "Now you will see what I will do to Pharaoh: Because of my mighty hand1 he will let them go;2 because of my mighty hand he will drive them out of his country."3
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God also said to Moses, "I am the LORD.4
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I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob as God Almighty,5 but by my name6 the LORD 7 I did not make myself known to them.
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I also established my covenant8 with them to give them the land9 of Canaan, where they lived as aliens.10
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Moreover, I have heard the groaning11 of the Israelites, whom the Egyptians are enslaving, and I have remembered my covenant.12
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"Therefore, say to the Israelites: 'I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians.13 I will free you from being slaves to them, and I will redeem14 you with an outstretched arm15 and with mighty acts of judgment.16
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I will take you as my own people, and I will be your God.17 Then you will know18 that I am the LORD your God, who brought you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians.
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And I will bring you to the land19 I swore20 with uplifted hand21 to give to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob.22 I will give it to you as a possession. I am the LORD.' "23
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Moses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and cruel bondage.24
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Then the LORD said to Moses,
"Go, tell25 Pharaoh king of Egypt to let the Israelites go out of his country."26
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But Moses said to the LORD, "If the Israelites will not listen27 to me, why would Pharaoh listen to me, since I speak with faltering lips ?"28
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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.29
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These were the heads of their families:30 The sons of Reuben31 the firstborn son of Israel were Hanoch and Pallu, Hezron and Carmi. These were the clans of Reuben.
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The sons of Simeon32 were Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jakin, Zohar and Shaul the son of a Canaanite woman. These were the clans of Simeon.
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These were the names of the sons of Levi33 according to their records: Gershon,34 Kohath and Merari.35 Levi lived 137 years.
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The sons of Gershon, by clans, were Libni and Shimei.36
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The sons of Kohath37 were Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.38 Kohath lived 133 years.
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The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi.39 These were the clans of Levi according to their records.
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Amram40 married his father's sister Jochebed, who bore him Aaron and Moses.41 Amram lived 137 years.
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The sons of Izhar42 were Korah, Nepheg and Zicri.
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The sons of Uzziel were Mishael, Elzaphan43 and Sithri.
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Aaron married Elisheba, daughter of Amminadab44 and sister of Nahshon,45 and she bore him Nadab and Abihu,46 Eleazar47 and Ithamar.48
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The sons of Korah49 were Assir, Elkanah and Abiasaph. These were the Korahite clans.
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Eleazar son of Aaron married one of the daughters of Putiel, and she bore him Phinehas.50 These were the heads of the Levite families, clan by clan.
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It was this same Aaron and Moses to whom the LORD said, "Bring the Israelites out of Egypt51 by their divisions."52
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They were the ones who spoke to Pharaoh53 king of Egypt about bringing the Israelites out of Egypt. It was the same Moses and Aaron.54
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