Then the Lord said to Moses, "Now you are going to see what I will do to the king. I will force him to let my people go. In fact, I will force him to drive them out of his land."
God spoke to Moses and said, "I am the Lord. 13
I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob as Almighty God, but I did not make myself known to them by my holy name, the Lord. a4
I also made my covenant with them, promising to give them the land of Canaan, the land in which they had lived as foreigners.
Now I have heard the groaning of the Israelites, whom the Egyptians have enslaved, and I have remembered my covenant.
So tell the Israelites that I say to them, "I am the Lord; I will rescue you and set you free from your slavery to the Egyptians. I will raise my mighty arm to bring terrible punishment upon them, and I will save you.