Questions tagged [exodus]

The second book of the Hebrew Bible, starting with Israel in Egyptian slavery and ending with the building of the tabernacle in the desert.

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Is the “glory” that is spoken about in Exodus 40:34-35 a light that appeared in the Holy of holies?

In the book The School of Christ by T Austin Sparks I read the following Looking backward at that tabernacle or that temple of old where the Shekinah glory was found, we mark that that light, ...
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What does Exodus 35:5 say about giving willingly?

Exodus 35:5 NIV From what you have, take an offering for the LORD. Everyone who is willing is to bring to the LORD an offering of gold, silver and bronze My English is limited, but it seems to me ...
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Drink offering and Food offering in Exodus 29-30

Difference between a drink offering and a food offering in Exodus 29-30. What was their purpose while instituting?
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Did the Priest face a specific direction during the wave offering?

Exodus 29:24 24 And thou shalt put all in the hands of Aaron, and in the hands of his sons; and shalt wave them for a wave offering before the LORD. Leviticus 8:29 29 And Moses took the breast,...
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Does anyone know for sure what was written in the tablets mentioned in Exodus 16:34? [closed]

Exodus 16:34 in some bible versions mentions some tablets and I was just wondering if anyone knew what was on those tablets.
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Exodous 24:7: what's the context?

What is the importance of Exodus 24:7? "All that the lord has said we will do and do obediently", but there has got to be more. Where were they? What were they doing? What happened after?
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Was YHWH targeting Egyptian gods or that's just Jack Chick's idiocy? [duplicate]

According to this tract of Jack Chick, the 10 Plagues were targeting/disgracing major Egyptian gods. The most glaring issue with this is: WHERE IS MAH BOI, SOBEK?! On a serious note, I'm unsure if ...
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Did the non-Israelite multitude cross the sea without the blood applied? Did this rabble instigate unbelief in God's provision?

Exodus 12:38, did the non-Israelite multitude (עֵ֥רֶב) cross the sea without the blood applied? Did this rabble (אֲסְפְּסֻף) in Numbers 11:14 instigate the unbelief in God's provision? Exodus 12:38 A ...
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Does Exodus 34:12-17 suggest that erecting sacred structures to idols and eating their meals created a kind of political alliance?

[Exo 34:11-17 NLT] (11) But listen carefully to everything I command you today. Then I will go ahead of you and drive out the Amorites, Canaanites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites. (12) "...
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Is There A Thematic Link Between Exodus 3:15 and Psalm 2?

A long time ago, I was reading in Exodus and came to 3:15, which speaks of the Lord's Name and also His memorial, and the thought occurred to me - Most people (including myself up to this point) ...
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What was so special about firstborn Egyptian blood that it could sanctify Israelites?

Exodus 12:29 (KJV) - 29 And it came to pass, that at midnight the LORD smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the ...
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In what sense is the word leaven ζύμη used in Matthew 13:33? [duplicate]

Matthew 13:33 (NASB) [33]He spoke another parable to them, "The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three pecks of flour until it was all leavened." In Matthew Christ ...
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Were the waters parted instantly?

On the one hand we have the Exodus 14 account that reads “Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the ...
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Is YHWH of Israel the counterpart of Pharoah of Egypt in Exodus 5:1?

Moses was leading the people of YHWH out of Egypt in the period of Egyptian history when her government was theocratic. Israel was a theocratic nation and has no human king until Saul was anointed as ...
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How can we reconcile 1 Timothy 6 & Exodus 24? [duplicate]

1 Timothy 6 [16]who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see. To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen. Exodus 24:10-11 [10]and they saw ...
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God's calling or knowing by name

Exodus 33:17 : And the LORD said unto Moses, I will do this thing also that thou hast spoken: for thou hast found grace in my sight, and I know thee by name. What does God mean by knowing Moses '...
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In Exodus 6:2 through 9:35 did the Nile “turn to blood” or experience a “Red Tide” algal bloom?

God describes what he will do to Egypt if they don't listen as "the water which are in the river will be turned to blood": Exo_4:9  And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe also these ...
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Why is a singular verb used to describe both Moses and Aaron?

Continuing the response to the meta call for contradiction. The following contradiction is invisible in English. It appears in the Hebrew of Exodus 4:29. וַיֵּלֶךְ מֹשֶׁה, וְאַהֲרֹן; וַיַּאַסְפוּ, ...
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Genesis 27:25, “of my Son's game” or “of your game”?

The matter here in Genesis 27:25 is like that of Exodus 33:19 (the two LORDs). Look here . Genesis 27:25 (ESV): Then he said, “Bring it near to me, that I may eat of my son’s game and bless you.” ...
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Morality of God's commandment to kill rebels [closed]

What turns me down about God are 2 stories that I have readed on my bible. God hardening pharaoh's heart and punishing him because of it, and Levites killing his relatives Today I will talk about ...
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Did God see or hear the afflictions of the Israelites in Exodus 2 & 3?

Exodus 2:23-25 (NASB) [23]Now it came about in the course of those many days that the king of Egypt died. And the sons of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and they cried out; and their cry for ...
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“they do not incur guilt and die”

In Exodus 28:42-43 (NASB) 42 You shall make for them linen undergarments to cover their bare flesh; they shall reach from the waist even to the thighs. 43 And they shall be on Aaron and on his sons ...
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How many sons did God put on earth?

In Exodus, God instructs Moses to tell Pharaoh that Israel is his "firstborn" Exodus 4:22-23 (NWT) And you must say to Phar′aoh, ‘This is what Jehovah has said: “Israel is my son, my firstborn. ...
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Did Jesus make 4 promises to the church of Philadelphia?

A traditional Jewish Passover meal incorporated four cups, one for each of the promises the LORD made before He brought the nation of Israel out of Egypt: Therefore, tell the Israelites, ‘I am the ...
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Were women allowed to attend the annual feasts?

1 Samuel 1 (KJV) Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite: ...
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Did women contribute to the temple in exodus 35:22?

Finishing the response to the meta call for contradiction, here is the last contradiction/inconsistency I found in Genesis/Exodus/Leviticus. In Exodus 35:22 we find the following passage. And the ...
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Does Exodus 20:3 and 20:4 explain two commandments? [closed]

Does the pattern suggests that v. 4 begins a new clause, there being no connection, conjunction, etc., which would "bind" it to the preceding. Exodus 20:3-4 NKJV 3 “You shall have no other gods ...
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Exode 20:4, Exode 20:4 … … [closed]

Honestly, Let us take a thing, whoever it is, which is necessarily either in the sky, on the earth, or in the waters under the earth. To display a picture of N on a screen, does not make a ...
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Why does the Bible change the spelling of fear Exodus 20:20

The reason for my question is not to find out which is a verb and which is a noun. It’s to find out if the placement of letters, is as claimed purely coincidental or in fact deliberate. The question ...

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