'I will bring you to the landwhich1I aswore to give to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and 2I will give it to you for a possession ; 3I am the LORD.' "
So Mosesspokethus to the sons of Israel, but they did not listen to Moses on 4account of their bdespondency and cruelbondage.
Now the LORDspoke to Moses, saying,
"5Go, ctellPharaohking of Egyptdto let the sons of Israelgo out of his land."
But Mosesspokebefore the LORD, saying, "Behold, the sons of Israel have not listened to me; 6how then will Pharaohlisten to me, for I am e7unskilled in speech ?"
Then the LORDspoke to Moses and to Aaron, and gave them a charge to the sons of Israel and to Pharaohking of Egypt, to bring the sons of Israel out of the land of Egypt.
14These are the heads of their fathers'households. 8The sons of Reuben, Israel'sfirstborn : Hanoch and Pallu, Hezron and Carmi ; these are the families of Reuben.
The 9sons of Simeon : Jemuel and Jamin and Ohad and Jachin and Zohar and Shaul the son of a Canaanitewoman ; these are the families of Simeon.
16These are the names of 10the sons of Levi according to their generations : Gershon and Kohath and Merari ; and the flength of Levi'slife was one hundred and thirty-sevenyears.
1711The sons of Gershon : gLibni and Shimei, according to their families.
1812The sons of Kohath : Amram and Izhar and Hebron and Uzziel ; and the hlength of Kohath'slife was one hundred and thirty-threeyears.