Exodus 6:2-8 NIV

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

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3 I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob as God Almighty,a2 but by my name3 the LORD b4 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 covenant5 with them to give them the land6 of Canaan, where they lived as aliens.7

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      5 Moreover, I have heard the groaning8 of the Israelites, whom the Egyptians are enslaving, and I have remembered my covenant.9

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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.10 I will free you from being slaves to them, and I will redeem11 you with an outstretched arm12 and with mighty acts of judgment.13
      7 I will take you as my own people, and I will be your God.14 Then you will know15 that I am the LORD your God, who brought you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians.

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      8 And I will bring you to the land16 I swore17 with uplifted hand18 to give to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob.19 I will give it to you as a possession. I am the LORD.' "20

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