Moses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and harsh labor.
References for Exodus 6:9
Then the LORD said to Moses,
“Go, tell Pharaoh king of Egypt to let the Israelites go out of his country.”
References for Exodus 6:11
But Moses said to the LORD, “If the Israelites will not listen to me, why would Pharaoh listen to me, since I speak with faltering lips ?”
References for Exodus 6:12
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.
References for Exodus 6:13
These were the heads of their families : The sons of Reuben the firstborn son of Israel were Hanok and Pallu, Hezron and Karmi. These were the clans of Reuben.
References for Exodus 6:14
The sons of Simeon were Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jakin, Zohar and Shaul the son of a Canaanite woman. These were the clans of Simeon.
References for Exodus 6:15
These were the names of the sons of Levi according to their records: Gershon, Kohath and Merari. Levi lived 137 years.
References for Exodus 6:16
The sons of Gershon, by clans, were Libni and Shimei.
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The sons of Kohath were Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel. Kohath lived 133 years.
References for Exodus 6:18
The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi. These were the clans of Levi according to their records.
References for Exodus 6:19