Exodus 6:1-6 NLT

1 Then the LORD told Moses, “Now you will see what I will do to Pharaoh. When he feels the force of my strong hand, he will let the people go. In fact, he will force them to leave his land!”
2 And God said to Moses, “I am Yahweh—‘the LORD .’a

References for Exodus 6:2

    • Ē 6:2 - Yahweh is a transliteration of the proper name YHWH that is sometimes rendered “Jehovah”; in this translation it is usually rendered “the ” (note the use of small capitals).
      3 I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob as El-Shaddai—‘God Almighty’b —but I did not reveal my name, Yahweh, to them.

      References for Exodus 6:3

        • ē 6:3 - El-Shaddai, which means “God Almighty,” is the name for God used in Gen 17:1; Gen 28:3; Gen 35:11; Gen 43:14; Gen 48:3.
          4 And I reaffirmed my covenant with them. Under its terms, I promised to give them the land of Canaan, where they were living as foreigners.
          5 You can be sure that I have heard the groans of the people of Israel, who are now slaves to the Egyptians. And I am well aware of my covenant with them.
          6 “Therefore, say to the people of Israel: ‘I am the LORD . I will free you from your oppression and will rescue you from your slavery in Egypt. I will redeem you with a powerful arm and great acts of judgment.