Then the LORD said to Moses, "Now you will see what I will do to Pharaoh. I will show him my power, and he will let my people go. I will show him my power, and he will throw them out of his country."
God spoke to Moses, "I am the LORD.
I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob as God Almighty, but I didn't make myself known to them by my name, the LORD.
I even made a promise to give them Canaan, the land where they lived as foreigners.
Now I have heard the groaning of the Israelites, whom the Egyptians hold in slavery, and I have remembered my promise.
"Tell the Israelites, 'I am the LORD. I will bring you out from under the oppression of the Egyptians, and I will free you from slavery. I will rescue you with my powerful arm and with mighty acts of judgment.