Exodus 6:1-13 NAS

God Promises Action

1 Then the LORD said to Moses, "Now you shall see what I will do to Pharaoh; for a1under compulsion * he will let them go, and bunder compulsion * he will drive them out of his land."

References for Exodus 6:1

    • ¹ 6:1 - Lit "by a strong hand"
    • º 6:1 - Lit "by a strong hand"
      2 God spoke further to Moses and said to him, "I am 2the LORD;

      References for Exodus 6:2

      3 and I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, as c3God Almighty, but by 4My name, dLORD, I did not make Myself known to them.

      References for Exodus 6:3

        • » 6:3 - Heb "El Shaddai"
        • ¼ 6:3 - Heb "YHWH," usually rendered LORD
          4 "I also established 5My covenant with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the eland in which they sojourned.

          References for Exodus 6:4

            • ½ 6:4 - Lit "land of their sojournings in which..."
              5 "Furthermore I have 6heard the groaning of the sons of Israel, because the Egyptians are holding them in bondage, and I have remembered My covenant.

              References for Exodus 6:5

              6 "Say, therefore, to the sons of Israel, '7I am the LORD, and 8I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will deliver you from their bondage. I will also 9redeem you with 10an outstretched arm and with great judgments.

              References for Exodus 6:6

              7 'Then I will take you f11for My people, and 12I will be gyour God; and 13you shall know that I am the LORD your God, who brought you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians.

              References for Exodus 6:7

                • ¾ 6:7 - Lit "to Me for a people"
                • ¿ 6:7 - Lit "to you for a God"
                  8 'I will bring you to the land which 14I hswore * to give to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and 15I will give it to you for a possession; 16I am the LORD.' "

                  References for Exodus 6:8

                    • À 6:8 - Lit "lifted up My hand"
                      9 So Moses spoke thus to the sons of Israel, but they did not listen to Moses on 17account of their idespondency * and cruel bondage.

                      References for Exodus 6:9

                        • Á 6:9 - Lit "shortness of spirit"
                          10 Now the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
                          11 "18Go, jtell Pharaoh king of Egypt kto let the sons of Israel go out of his land."

                          References for Exodus 6:11

                            • Â 6:11 - Lit "speak to"
                            • Ã 6:11 - Lit "that he let"
                              12 But Moses spoke before the LORD, saying, "Behold, the sons of Israel have not listened to me; 19how then will Pharaoh listen to me, for I am l20unskilled in speech?"

                              References for Exodus 6:12

                                • Ä 6:12 - Lit "uncircumcised of lips"
                                  13 Then the LORD spoke to Moses and to Aaron, and gave them a charge to the sons of Israel and to Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring the sons of Israel out of the land of Egypt.