Exodus 6:1-6 NIV

1 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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2 God also said to Moses, "I am the LORD.4

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3 I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob as God Almighty,a5 but by my name6 the LORD b7 I did not make myself known to them.c

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    • a 6:3 - Hebrew "El-Shaddai"
    • b 6:3 - See note at Exodus 3:15.
    • c 6:3 - Or "Almighty, and by my name the LORD did I not let myself be known to them?"
      4 I also established my covenant8 with them to give them the land9 of Canaan, where they lived as aliens.10

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      5 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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      6 "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