Then the LORDsaid unto Moses, Now shalt thou see what I will do to Pharaoh: for with a stronghand shall he let them go , and with a stronghand shall he drive them out of his land.2
And Godspake unto Moses, and said unto him, I am the LORD:a3
And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of GodAlmighty, but by my nameJEHOVAH was I not known to them.
And I have also established my covenant with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage, wherein they were strangers .
And I have also heard the groaning of the children of Israel,whom the Egyptians keep in bondage ; and I have remembered my covenant.6Whereforesay unto the children of Israel, I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will rid you out of their bondage, and I will redeem you with a stretched out arm, and with greatjudgments:7
And I will take you to me for a people, and I will be to you a God: and ye shall know that I am the LORD your God, which bringeth you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians.8
And I will bring you in unto the land, concerning the which I did swearb to give it to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; and I will give it you for an heritage: I am the LORD.9
And Mosesspake so unto the children of Israel: but they hearkened not unto Moses for anguishc of spirit, and for cruelbondage.10
And the LORDspake unto Moses,saying ,
11Go in, speak unto Pharaohking of Egypt, that he let the children of Israel go out of his land.12
And Mosesspakebefore the LORD,saying , Behold, the children of Israel have not hearkened unto me; how then shall Pharaohhearme, who am of uncircumcisedlips?13
And the LORDspake unto Moses and unto Aaron, and gave them a charge unto the children of Israel, and unto Pharaohking of Egypt, to bring the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt.14
These be the heads of their fathers'houses: The sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel;Hanoch, and Pallu,Hezron, and Carmi: these be the families of Reuben.15
And the sons of Simeon;Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish woman: these are the families of Simeon.16
And these are the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations;Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari: and the years of the life of Levi were an hundredthirty and sevenyears.17
The sons of Gershon;Libni, and Shimi, according to their families.18
And the sons of Kohath;Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel: and the years of the life of Kohath were an hundredthirty and threeyears.19
And the sons of Merari;Mahali and Mushi: these are the families of Levi according to their generations.20
And Amramtook him Jochebed his father's sister to wife; and she bare him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram were an hundred and thirty and sevenyears.21
And the sons of Izhar;Korah, and Nepheg, and Zichri.22
And the sons of Uzziel;Mishael, and Elzaphan, and Zithri.23
And Aarontook him Elisheba,daughter of Amminadab,sister of Naashon, to wife; and she bare him Nadab, and Abihu,Eleazar, and Ithamar.24
And the sons of Korah;Assir, and Elkanah, and Abiasaph: these are the families of the Korhites.25
And EleazarAaron'ssontook him one of the daughters of Putiel to wife; and she bare him Phinehas: these are the heads of the fathers of the Levites according to their families.26These are that Aaron and Moses, to whom the LORDsaid , Bring out the children of Israel from the land of Egypt according to their armies.27These are they which spake to Pharaohking of Egypt, to bring out the children of Israel from Egypt: these are that Moses and Aaron.28
And it came to pass on the day when the LORDspake unto Moses in the land of Egypt,29
That the LORDspake unto Moses,saying , I am the LORD:speak thou unto Pharaohking of Egypt all that I say unto thee.
And Mosessaidbefore the LORD, Behold, I am of uncircumcisedlips, and how shall Pharaohhearken unto me?