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Exodus 6 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The LORD replied to Moses, "Now you will see what I'll do to Pharaoh. In fact, he'll be so eager to let them go that he'll drive them out of his land by force." 1 Then the LORD said to Moses, "Now you will see what I will do to Pharaoh: Because of my mighty hand he will let them go; because of my mighty hand he will drive them out of his country."
2 God also said to Moses: "I am the LORD. 2 God also said to Moses, "I am the LORD.
3 I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob as God Almighty, but I didn't reveal myself to them by my name ‘The LORD.' 3 I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob as God Almighty, but by my name the LORD I did not make myself known to them.
4 I also set up my covenant with them to give them the land of Canaan where they lived as immigrants. 4 I also established my covenant with them to give them the land of Canaan, where they lived as aliens.
5 I've also heard the cry of grief of the Israelites, whom the Egyptians have turned into slaves, and I've remembered my covenant. 5 Moreover, I have heard the groaning of the Israelites, whom the Egyptians are enslaving, and I have remembered my covenant.
6 Therefore, say to the Israelites, ‘I am the LORD. I'll bring you out from Egyptian forced labor. I'll rescue you from your slavery to them. I'll set you free with great power and with momentous events of justice. 6 "Therefore, say to the Israelites: 'I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians. I will free you from being slaves to them, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with mighty acts of judgment.
7 I'll take you as my people, and I'll be your God. You will know that I, the LORD, am your God, who has freed you from Egyptian forced labor. 7 I will take you as my own people, and I will be your God. Then you will know that I am the LORD your God, who brought you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians.
8 I'll bring you into the land that I promised to give to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. I'll give it to you as your possession. I am the LORD.'" 8 And I will bring you to the land I swore with uplifted hand to give to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob. I will give it to you as a possession. I am the LORD.' "
9 Moses told this to the Israelites. But they didn't listen to Moses, because of their complete exhaustion and their hard labor. 9 Moses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and cruel bondage.
10 Then the LORD said to Moses, 10 Then the LORD said to Moses,
11 "Go and tell Pharaoh, Egypt's king, to let the Israelites out of his land." 11 "Go, tell Pharaoh king of Egypt to let the Israelites go out of his country."
12 But Moses said to the LORD, "The Israelites haven't even listened to me. How can I expect Pharaoh to listen to me, especially since I'm not a very good speaker?" 12 But Moses said to the LORD, "If the Israelites will not listen to me, why would Pharaoh listen to me, since I speak with faltering lips ?"
13 Nevertheless, the LORD spoke to Moses and Aaron about the Israelites and Pharaoh, Egypt's king, giving them orders to let the Israelites go from the land of Egypt. 13 Now the LORD spoke to Moses and Aaron about the Israelites and Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he commanded them to bring the Israelites out of Egypt.
14 These were the leaders of their households. The descendants of Reuben, Israel's oldest son: Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi. These were Reuben's clans. 14 These were the heads of their families: The sons of Reuben the firstborn son of Israel were Hanoch and Pallu, Hezron and Carmi. These were the clans of Reuben.
15 The Simeonites: Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jachin, Zohar, and Shaul, a Canaanite woman's son. These were Simeon's clans. 15 The sons of Simeon were Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jakin, Zohar and Shaul the son of a Canaanite woman. These were the clans of Simeon.
16 These were the Levites' names by their generations: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. Levi lived 137 years. 16 These were the names of the sons of Levi according to their records: Gershon, Kohath and Merari. Levi lived 137 years.
17 The Gershonites: Libni and Shimei and their clans. 17 The sons of Gershon, by clans, were Libni and Shimei.
18 The Kohathites: Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel. Kohath lived 133 years. 18 The sons of Kohath were Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel. Kohath lived 133 years.
19 The Merarites: Mahli and Mushi. These were the Levite clans by their generations. 19 The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi. These were the clans of Levi according to their records.
20 Amram married Jochebed, his father's sister. She gave birth to Aaron and Moses. Amram lived 137 years. 20 Amram married his father's sister Jochebed, who bore him Aaron and Moses. Amram lived 137 years.
21 The Izharites: Korah, Nepheg, and Zichri. 21 The sons of Izhar were Korah, Nepheg and Zicri.
22 The Uzzielites: Mishael, Elzaphan, and Sithri. 22 The sons of Uzziel were Mishael, Elzaphan and Sithri.
23 Aaron married Elisheba, Amminadab's daughter and Nahshon's sister. She gave birth to Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. 23 Aaron married Elisheba, daughter of Amminadab and sister of Nahshon, and she bore him Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.
24 The Korahites: Assir, Elkanah, and Abiasaph. These were the Korahite clans. 24 The sons of Korah were Assir, Elkanah and Abiasaph. These were the Korahite clans.
25 Aaron's son Eleazar married one of Putiel's daughters. She gave birth to Phinehas. These were the leaders of Levite households by their clans. 25 Eleazar son of Aaron married one of the daughters of Putiel, and she bore him Phinehas. These were the heads of the Levite families, clan by clan.
26 It was this same Aaron and Moses whom the LORD commanded, "Bring the Israelites out of the land of Egypt in military formation." 26 It was this same Aaron and Moses to whom the LORD said, "Bring the Israelites out of Egypt by their divisions."
27 It was also this same Moses and Aaron who spoke to Pharaoh king of Egypt to bring the Israelites out of Egypt. 27 They were the ones who spoke to Pharaoh king of Egypt about bringing the Israelites out of Egypt. It was the same Moses and Aaron.
28 At the time the LORD spoke to Moses in the land of Egypt, 28 Now when the LORD spoke to Moses in Egypt,
29 the LORD said to him, "I am the LORD. Tell Pharaoh, Egypt's king, everything that I've said to you." 29 he said to him, "I am the LORD. Tell Pharaoh king of Egypt everything I tell you."
30 But Moses replied to the LORD, "Look, I'm not a very good speaker. How is Pharaoh ever going to listen to me?" 30 But Moses said to the LORD, "Since I speak with faltering lips, why would Pharaoh listen to me?"