6:1 Then the LORD said to Moses, Now shalt thou see what I will
do to Pharaoh; for with a strong hand shall he let them go, and
with a strong hand shall he drive them from his land.
6:2 And God spoke to Moses, and said to him, I [am] the LORD:
6:3 And I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, by [the
name of] God Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known
6:4 And I have also established my covenant with them, to give
them the land of Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage, in which
they were strangers.
6:5 And I have also heard the groaning of the children of
Israel, whom the Egyptians keep in bondage: and I have
remembered my covenant.
6:6 Wherefore say to the children of Israel, I [am] the LORD,
and I will bring you from under the burdens of the Egyptians,
and I will deliver you from their bondage, and I will redeem
you with out-stretched arm, and with great judgments:
6:7 And I will take you to me for a people, and I will be to you
a God: and ye shall know that I [am] the LORD your God, who
bringeth you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians.
6:8 And I will bring you into the land, concerning which I swore
to give it to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; and I will give
it to you for a heritage: I [am] the LORD.
6:9 And Moses spoke so to the children of Israel: but they
hearkened not to Moses, by reason of anguish of spirit, and
6:10 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
6:11 Go in, speak to Pharaoh, king of Egypt, that he let the
children of Israel depart from his land.
6:12 And Moses spoke before the LORD, saying, Behold, the
children of Israel have not hearkened to me; how then shall
Pharaoh hear me, who [am] of uncircumcised lips?
6:13 And the LORD spoke to Moses, and to Aaron, and gave them a
charge to the children of Israel, and to Pharaoh, king of
Egypt, to bring the children of Israel out of the land of
6:14 These [are] the heads of their father's houses: The sons of
Reuben the first-born of Israel; Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and
Carmi: these [are] the families of Reuben.
6:15 And the sons of Simeon; Jemuel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and
Jachin, and Zohar, and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish woman:
these [are] the families of Simeon.
6:16 And these [are] the names of the sons of Levi, according to
their generations; Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari. And the
years of the life of Levi [were] a hundred and thirty-seven
6:17 The sons of Gershon; Libni, and Shimi, according to their
6:18 And the sons of Kohath; Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and
Uzziel: and the years of the life of Kohath [were] a hundred
and thirty-three years.
6:19 And the sons of Merari; Mahali and Mushi: these [are] the
families of Levi, according to their generations.
6:20 And Amram took him Jochebed, his father's sister, for a
wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses. And the years of the
life of Amram [were] a hundred and thirty-seven years.
6:21 And the sons of Izhar; Korah, and Nepheg, and Zichri.
6:22 And the sons of Uzziel; Mishael, and Elzaphan, and Zithri.
6:23 And Aaron took him Elisheba daughter of Amminadab, sister
of Naashon, for a wife; and she bore him Nadab and Abihu,
Eleazar and Ithamar.
6:24 And the sons of Korah; Assir, and Elkanah, and Abiasaph:
these [are] the families of the Korhites.
6:25 And Eleazar, Aaron's son, took him [one] of the daughters
of Putiel for a wife; and she bore to him Phinehas: these [are]
the heads of the fathers of the Levites, according to their
6:26 These [are] that Aaron and Moses, to whom the LORD said,
Bring out the children of Israel from the land of Egypt
according to their armies.
6:27 These [are] they who spoke to Pharaoh, king of Egypt, to
bring out the children of Israel from Egypt: these [are] that
Moses and Aaron.
6:28 And it came to pass, on the day [when] the LORD spoke to
Moses in the land of Egypt,
6:29 That the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, I [am] the LORD:
speak thou to Pharaoh, king of Egypt, all that I say to thee.
6:30 And Moses said before the LORD, Behold, I [am] of
uncircumcised lips, and how shall Pharaoh hearken to me?