Book of Exodus


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Noun1.Book of Exodus - the second book of the Old Testament: tells of the departure of the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt led by MosesBook of Exodus - the second book of the Old Testament: tells of the departure of the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt led by Moses; God gave them the Ten Commandments and the rest of Mosaic law on Mount Sinai during the Exodus
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Laws, Pentateuch, Torah - the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
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Surely it had something to do with the book of Exodus, which culminates in justice and deliverance for a subjugated people.
The Book of Exodus tells us he was a runaway criminal who relied on his father-in-law for a job as a shepherd.
In the Book of Exodus in the Old Testament, we see Moses leading his co-Israelites, slaves of Egypt for 430 years.
He reads the Book of Exodus as a story not of the birth of freedom but of the birth of religion, linking the exodus narrative to "the establishment of a completely new type of religion, or even 'religion' as such."
This animated movie also tells the story of the Book of Exodus, and the story of Moses (voiced by Val Kilmer) and his brother, Pharoah Ramses (Ralph Fiennes).
"Redeeming Relevance in the Book of Exodus: Explorations in Text and Meaning" was written by Rabbi Francis Nataf specifically for those who feel that there is nothing new to learn from reading the Book of Exodus again; that attempts at finding relevant meaning for today wallow in superficiality and flightiness.
Mount Sinai (Mount Musa): This mountain is considered a holy site, mentioned many times in the Quran, Book of Exodus and other books of the Bible.
The mission was named "Operation Manna" after the food manna which is said to have miraculously appeared for the Israelites in the Book of Exodus.
After reviewing postcolonial Biblical criticism and the Book of Exodus in it, he discusses identity under construction: contrasting Pharaonic exclusivism with hybridic resistance in Exodus 1:1-2:10, identity destruction: Moses' quadruple displacement in Exodus 2:11-22, identity reconstruction: YHWH's avowal of liminality in Exodus 2:23-3:15, and restrospect and prospect: reviewing findings and mapping contrapuntal contact zones in the remainder of Exodus.
I believe one section of the Torah that must be looked at in this way is the first two chapters of the Book of Exodus. Only by looking at this section as a single literary unit will the reader fully understand the tone and underlying message that the narrative intended to communicate.
The quotation from the Book of Exodus here holds a multiple value in the book.