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Exodus 6 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:1 - Then the LORD said to Moses, "Now you will see what I will do to Pharaoh, for compelled by my strong hand he will release them, and by my strong hand he will drive them out of his land."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:2 - God spoke to Moses and said to him, "I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:3 - I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob as God Almighty, but by my name 'the LORD' I was not known to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:4 - I also established my covenant with them to give them the land of Canaan, where they were living as resident foreigners.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:5 - I have also heard the groaning of the Israelites, whom the Egyptians are enslaving, and I have remembered my covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:6 - Therefore, tell the Israelites, 'I am the LORD. I will bring you out from your enslavement to the Egyptians, I will rescue you from the hard labor they impose, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great judgments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:7 - I will take you to myself for a people, and I will be your God. Then you will know that I am the LORD your God, who brought you out from your enslavement to the Egyptians.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:8 - I will bring you to the land I swore to give to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob - and I will give it to you as a possession. I am the LORD!'"
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:9 - Moses told this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and hard labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:10 - Then the LORD said to Moses,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:11 - "Go, tell Pharaoh king of Egypt that he must release the Israelites from his land."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:12 - But Moses replied to the LORD, "If the Israelites did not listen to me, then how will Pharaoh listen to me, since I speak with difficulty?"
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:13 - The LORD spoke to Moses and Aaron and gave them a charge for the Israelites and Pharaoh king of Egypt to bring the Israelites out of the land of Egypt.

The Heads of Israel

(Gen 46:8–27 )
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:14 - These are the heads of their fathers' households: The sons of Reuben, the firstborn son of Israel, were Hanoch and Pallu, Hezron and Carmi. These were the clans of Reuben.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:15 - The sons of Simeon were Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jakin, Zohar, and Shaul, the son of a Canaanite woman. These were the clans of Simeon.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:16 - Now these are the names of the sons of Levi, according to their records: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. (The length of Levi's life was 137 years.)
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:17 - The sons of Gershon, by their families, were Libni and Shimei.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:18 - The sons of Kohath were Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel. (The length of Kohath's life was 133 years.)
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:19 - The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi. These were the clans of Levi, according to their records.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:20 - Amram married his father's sister Jochebed, and she bore him Aaron and Moses. (The length of Amram's life was 137 years.)
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:21 - The sons of Izhar were Korah, Nepheg, and Zikri.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:22 - The sons of Uzziel were Mishael, Elzaphan, and Sithri.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:23 - Aaron married Elisheba, the daughter of Amminadab and sister of Nahshon, and she bore him Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:24 - The sons of Korah were Assir, Elkanah, and Abiasaph. These were the Korahite clans.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:25 - Now Eleazar son of Aaron married one of the daughters of Putiel and she bore him Phinehas. These are the heads of the fathers' households of Levi according to their clans.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:26 - It was the same Aaron and Moses to whom the LORD said, "Bring the Israelites out of the land of Egypt by their regiments."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:27 - They were the men who were speaking to Pharaoh king of Egypt, in order to bring the Israelites out of Egypt. It was the same Moses and Aaron.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:28 - When the LORD spoke to Moses in the land of Egypt,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:29 - he said to him, "I am the LORD. Tell Pharaoh king of Egypt all that I am telling you."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:30 - But Moses said before the LORD, "Since I speak with difficulty, why should Pharaoh listen to me?"

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