Exodus 5

Exodus 5 Summary Moses and Aaron meet with the Pharaoh to ask that the Hebrews be allowed to have a festival to worship. The Pharaoh refuses, saying that he doesn’t obey the Hebrew god and that they should get┬áback to work. The Pharaoh then orders that the Hebrew slaves need to work harder by getting the …

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Exodus 3

Exodus 3 Summary Moses tended his father-in-law’s (Jethro’s) sheep near the mountain Horeb when he saw a bush of fire that didn’t burn. When he investigated he heard God’s voice telling him to free the Israelites from Egypt because he saw their suffering. They are to lie to Pharaoh about performing sacrificed to their God. After …

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Exodus 2

Exodus 2 This is where a Levite couple have a child and hide him from the Pharaoh so he doesn’t kill him. When they can’t hide him any more they float him down stream, where he’s found by the daughter of the Pharaoh, she takes pity on him and by some coincidence asks the childs mother …

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Exodus 1

Exodus 1 Sometime after Joseph and his brothers die, a new king comes to power in Egypt (I thought they had Pharaohs) and doesn’t like that they have become so numerous. We don’t know how long after Joseph this king comes along, but he doesn’t seem to care much about all the good he did for …

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Genesis 44

Genesis 44 Joseph continues to play this prank on his brothers, but now it takes a cruel bend. He has his steward hide his silver cup (also used for divination) in Benjamin’s sack before they leave, then chase them down and accuse them of stealing it. They are all afraid that they will now become slaves. …

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