Exodus 6:2

2 God also said to Moses, “I am the LORD.

Exodus 6:2 in Other Translations

2 And God spake unto Moses, and said unto him, I am the LORD:
2 God spoke to Moses and said to him, "I am the LORD.
2 And God said to Moses, “I am Yahweh—‘the LORD .’
2 God continued speaking to Moses, reassuring him, "I am God.
2 Then God spoke to Moses, telling him, "I am Yahweh.

Exodus 6:2 Meaning and Commentary

Exodus 6:2

And God spake unto Moses, and said unto him, I am the Lord.
] Or Jehovah, the self-existent Being, the Being of beings, the everlasting I am, the unchangeable Jehovah, true, firm, and constant to his promises, ever to be believed, and always to be depended on.

Exodus 6:2 In-Context

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.
3 I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob as God Almighty, but by my name the LORD I did not make myself fully known to them.
4 I also established my covenant with them to give them the land of Canaan, where they resided as foreigners.
5 Moreover, I have heard the groaning of the Israelites, whom the Egyptians are enslaving, and I have remembered my covenant.

Cross References 1

  • 1. ver 6,7,8,29; Exodus 3:14,15; Exodus 7:5,17; Exodus 8:22; Exodus 10:2; Exodus 12:12; Exodus 14:4,18; Exodus 16:12; Leviticus 11:44; Leviticus 18:21; Leviticus 20:7; Isaiah 25:3; Isaiah 41:20; Isaiah 43:11; Isaiah 49:23; Isaiah 60:16; Ezekiel 13:9; Ezekiel 25:17; Ezekiel 36:38; Ezekiel 37:6,13; Joel 2:27
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