The Childrens Book - History events ERA:1680BC-1451BC
THE children of Israel were fruitful.
They increased greatly in number and prospered, and the land of Egypt became filled with them.
But there arose a new king over Egypt who did not know Joseph and the great work he had done.
This new Pharaoh said to his people: "The children of...
Now there was a man of the family of Levi whose wife bore him a son.
And when she saw that he was a beautiful child, she hid him for three months.
Then, when she could no longer hide him, she took a basket made of bulrushes,
daubed it with pitch and put the child into it.
ONE day, when Moses was grown up, he went out among his kinsmen and watched them labour. And he saw an Egyptian striking a Hebrew, one of his kinsmen.
He looked this way and that way.
When he saw that there was no one near, he killed the Egyptian and hid him in the sand.
When he went out the...
And in due course it came to pass that the king of Egypt died.
But the children of Israel were still oppressed and in slavery.
In their suffering they cried out, and their cry carried up to God.
He heard their groaning and remembered his promise to Abraham, to Isaac, and to...
Then Moses said: "But they will not believe me nor listen to my voice.
They will say, 'The Lord has not appeared to you."'
And God said to him: "What is that in your hand?"
"A rod," answered Moses.
"Cast it on the ground," said God.
So Moses cast it on the ground, and...
Also I see that he is coming out to meet you, and when he sees you he will be glad in his heart.
You shall speak to him and put words in his mouth.
And I will be with your mouth and with his, and will teach you both what you shall do.
"He shall be your spokesman to the...
MOSES and Aaron went before Pharaoh and spoke to him,
saying: "These are the words of the God of Israel: 'Let my people go, so that they may hold a feast to me in the wilderness."'
But Pharaoh said:"Who is the Lord, that I should obey his voice and let Israel go? I do not know the...
MOSES and Aaron did as the Lord commanded them.
Moses was eighty years old and Aaron was eighty-three years old when they spoke to Pharaoh.
And God spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying: "When Pharaoh asks You to show him a miracle, then You shall say to Aaron, 'Take your rod and cast...
Seven days passed after the Lord had struck the waters.
Then God said to Moses: "Go to Pharaoh, and say to him,'These are the words of the Lord:"Let my people go, so that they may worship me. If you refuse to let them go, then I will send a plague of frogs over all your country. The...
But Pharaoh's heart was hardened and he would not listen to them, as the Lord had said.
So God spoke to Moses, saying:'Rise up early in the morning, and stand before Pharaoh as he comes
down to the river, and say to him, 'These are the words of the Lord: "If you will not let my people go,...
Then God said to Moses: "Go to Pharaoh and tell him that the Lord says, 'Let my people go, so
that they may serve me. If you refuse, the hand of the Lord shall be upon your cattle, upon the horses, the asses, the camels, the oxen and the sheep. There shall be a terrible plague. But the Lord...
And God said to Moses: "Rise up early in the morning and stand before Pharaoh and say to him,
'These are the words of the Lord God of the Hebrews: "I will send all my plagues on you, your servants and your people. You will know that there is none like me in all the earth. You still will not...