EXODUS
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CHAPTER 1

  1. a. He feared they would become stronger than Egypt and go against Egypt one day. b. He increased their work load.
  2. a. To kill all male children at birth. b. No. c. The women have the children quickly before they can get to them.

CHAPTER 2

  1. Moses.
  2. His mother put him in a basket and sent him down the river.
  3. a. Pharaoh's daughter. b. Moses' sister was watching to see what would become of him.
  4. His mother was chosen to nurse him.
  5. He killed the Egyptian.
  6. The land of Midian.
  7. Zipporah.

CHAPTER 3

  1. A burning bush that did not burn up.
  2. An angel of God spoke God's message to Moses.
  3. Moses was to lead Israel out of Egypt to the land they were promised.
  4. He would not let them leave.
  5. Egypt's silver, gold, and jewelry.

CHAPTER 4

  1. He feared they would not listen to him.
  2. Change the rod into a serpent and change his hand to leprous and then whole again.
  3. Take water from the river and pour it on the land, and it will become blood.
  4. a. He wanted God to send someone else instead of him. b. He was angered.
  5. a. Aaron, his brother. b. Moses would be God to Aaron.
  6. a. His wife and sons. b. He sought to kill him because he had not upheld the sign of the covenant by circumcising his son.

CHAPTER 5

  1. He did not know God and would not let Israel go.
  2. They had too much time on their hands.
  3. They were to gather their own straw for bricks and not reduce their quota of bricks.
  4. They were upset with Moses and Aaron and would not listen to them anymore.

CHAPTER 6

  1. Yahwah - Jehovah.
  2. The son of Levi.

CHAPTER 7

  1. God wanted to show His mighty signs and wonders.
  2. He was 80 years old.
  3. They also were able to turn a rod into a snake.
  4. a. All the water turned into blood. b. Yes.

CHAPTER 8

  1. a. Frogs came up out of the water and went everywhere and into everything. b. Yes.
  2. He hardened his heart.
  3. a. Lice were sent on every man and beast. b. No.
  4. a. Flies swarmed the land and people. b. the land of Goshen where Israel dwelled was not affected. c. God wanted to show a difference between His people and the people of Egypt.
  5. No.

CHAPTER 9

  1. a. The livestock were diseased and died. b. Only in the city of Egypt were they affected. Later, the animals in the fields woule be killed (Ex. 9:19) c. Nothing happened to Israel's livestock.
  2. Boils were sent on man and beast.
  3. No.
  4. a. Hail. b. On the livestock and men out in the field.

CHAPTER 10

  1. God wanted to show His power to Pharaoh and to Israel.
  2. God allowed the magicieans to actually do the signs or He allowed them to use trickery (which existed in those days) to appear to do the signs.
  3. Locust came upon the land and ate every green thing that was left.
  4. Darkness was on the city for three days.
  5. They had light in Goshen.
  6. He wanted them to leave so they could worship their Lord.
  7. He wanted them to leave their livestock behind.

CHAPTER 11

  1. Articles of silver, gold, and jewelry.
  2. All the first born of men and animals would die.
  3. They would bow dowm to Moses and tell him to leave.

CHAPTER 12

  1. Eat the Passover meal of lamb and unleavened bread.
  2. Mark the doorpost and lintel of their houses with blood from the lamb.
  3. a. they were dressed in their clothes with a belt, sandals, and with a staff in their hands. Their outer garment would be tucked in their belts to allow free motion of the legs. b. It showed they were prepared to leave in a hurry.
  4. Their firstborn were saved from dying.
  5. So their children would know, understand, and remember what God had done for them in the land of Egypt.
  6. All the firstborn of man and beast were killed.
  7. Yes.
  8. 600,000 men plus the children.
  9. 430 years (see Gen. 15:13).

CHAPTER 13

  1. The firstborn of man and beast was given or redemmed to the Lord.
  2. The first month - Abib.
  3. They might see war and become scared and go back to Egypt.
  4. Joseph's bones was taken as was his wish.
  5. God led them by a cloud in the day and by a fire at night.

CHAPTER 14

  1. He decided to bring them back to be servants again.
  2. The Red Sea.
  3. a. He divided the sea making an opening all the way acrosss. b. The Lord separated the waters all night. c. A dark cloud prevented them from seeing.
  4. The ground on which they crossed was dry.
  5. God made the wheels of their chariots come off.
  6. God closed the sea over them and they all died.

CHAPTER 15

  1. It was a song about God's power and His deliverence of Israel from Egypt and of the death of the Egyptians in the Red Sea. Now others who hear of this event would also fear Israel and their God.
  2. a. There was no good water to drink. It was bitter. b. The waters became sweet and drinkable.

CHAPTER 16

  1. Two months and 15 days.
  2. They had nothing to eat.
  3. He would give them meat to eat at evening and bread to eat in the morning, enough to fill them.
  4. Quail and manna were provided for them.
  5. Just enough for their own household each day.
  6. It became filled with worms and stank.
  7. a. Twice as much was gathered that day. b. The extra gathered this day remained good overnight. c. The Sabbath day's meal was prepared the day before the Sabbath.
  8. Forty years God provided this food for Israel.

CHAPTER 17

  1. They had no water to drink.
  2. Water came out of the rock for them to drink.
  3. They held up his hands so Israel would prevail over Amalek.

CHAPTER 18

  1. Jethro, Moses' father-in-law and with him, Zipporah, Moses' wife.
  2. He told Moses to teach elders in Israel the statutes of God and appoint them over thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens and let them help him judge disputes.

CHAPTER 19

  1. Three months.
  2. a. They were to be prepared to meet with God on Mount Sinai as He instructed Moses. b. They were to consecrate themselves by washing their clothes and staying away from sexual contact with their wives.
  3. They would die if they got to close.

CHAPTER 20

  1. The ten commandments are before the rest of the given laws. The first four pertain to our service and duty to God. The last six pertain to our duty to each other.
  2. a. Claiming God's name but not living according to His will is taking His name in vain. Stating blessing or cursings upon someone while not seriously knowing God. Also, making false oathes to God is taking His name in vain. b. Your life would be extended. c. Telling lies about someone or something to sway judgment or opinion against them is being a false witness. d. To want what your neighbor has that you devise ways to take what is rightfully his.
  3. a. They were afraid when they saw the power of God before them. b. They asked Moses to speak to them, instead of God, lest they might die.
  4. The altar was to be made with natural stones and with no tools.
  5. For practical reasons, God did not want their nakedness exposed on His Holy altar.

CHAPTER 21

  1. His ear was pierced to show he would serve his master forever.
  2. He was put to death.

CHAPTER 22

  1. If the owner was there with you or if a thief was found, you would not be responsible for replacing your neighbor's property.
  2. Because they were strangers in a land before also, they must show mercy and compassion.
  3. God and rulers or judges over us.

CHAPTER 23

  1. 6 years sowing and 1 year of rest.
  2. a. Unleavened Bread, Feast of Harvest, and Feast of Ingathering. b. Unleavened Bread - Remembrance of how God led them out of Egypt; Feast of Harvest - First fruits of crops given to God; Feast of Ingathering - Thanking God for all crops at the end of the harvest.
  3. So the land would not become desolate and the beasts would not be too numerous for them.

CHAPTER 24

  1. Joshua.
  2. 40 days and nights.

CHAPTER 25

  1. a. Approximately 3' 9" long X 2' 3" wide X 2' 3" high. b. Acacia wood overlaid in pure gold . c. By poles slid into rings on the sides.
  2. a. They faced each other. b. They looked toward the mercy seat.
  3. a. The show bread was placed on it. b. Acacia wood overlaid with gold. c. By poles on the sides.
  4. a. Gold hammered into one piece. b. Six branches. c. Three on each side. d. Almond shaped. e. Four bowls. f. Almond shaped. g. One under each set of branches.
  5. Seven lamps.

CHAPTER 26

  1. Approximately 40 cubits wide x 28 cubits long.
  2. A veil separated the ark and the most holy place.
  3. Outside the veil, across from each other.

CHAPTER 27

  1. 5 cubits long x 5 cubits wide x 3 cubits high.
  2. a. 100 cubits long x 50 cubits wide. b. Around the tabernacle.

CHAPTER 28

  1. a. Two onyx stones. b. The names of the sons of Israel.
  2. Four rows, twelve stones altogether.
  3. a. Bells and pomegranates. b. So Aaron would not die in the Holy place.

CHAPTER 29

  1. 1 young bull, 2 rams without blemish, unleavened bread, cakes, and wafers and anointing oil. (1-3)
  2. Some was put on the horns of the altar. The rest poured out at the base of the altar. (12)
  3. a. The fat of the entrails, liver, kidneys, and the two kidneys themselves. (13) b. It was burned outside the camp as a sin offering.
  4. a. It was sprinkled all around the altar. (16) b. It was cut in pieces, washed, and put on the altar to be burned as a burnt offering. (17,18)
  5. a. Some was put on Aaron and his sons, on the tips of their right ear, right thumb, and right big toe. The rest was sprinkled around the altar and on the garments of Aaron and his sons. (20) b. The fat of the ram of the tail, the entrails, the liver, the 2 kidneys and the fat on them and the right thigh. (22,24) c. The unleavened bread. (23) d. It was boiled in the Holy Place and eaten by Aaron and his sons. (31,32)
  6. Two yearling lambs; One in the morning and one in the evening. (38,39)

CHAPTER 30

  1. a. 1 feet x 1 feet. (2) b. Before the veil. (6) c. Every morning incense was burned on it. (7)
  2. a. Everyone 20 years old and older would pay a half shekel to the Lord. (14) b. It was used for the service of Tabernacle of Meeting. (16)
  3. a. The priests had to wash their hands and feet before coming into the Tabernacle of Meeting or whenever making an offering. (20) b. It was placed between the Tabernacle of Meeting and the altar. (18)
  4. a. To anoint the Tabernacle, Ark of the Testimony, everything in the Tabernacle, and on the priests. (26-30) b. God. (22) c. It was to be used no where else.
  5. a. To be sprinkled on the Ark of the Testimony. (36) b. God. c. No.

CHAPTER 31

  1. God filled them with their abilities.
  2. The Sabbath. (13)
  3. Two tablets of stone written by the finger of God.

CHAPTER 32

  1. a. To make them a god to go before them. b. Golden earrings of the people. c. An engraving tool. (4)
  2. a. Stubborn (a stiff-necked people). b. He wanted to destroy them. c. He would make of Moses a great nation. d. He did not want the nations to mock God, and he wanted God to keep His promise to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
  3. a. The tablets of stone of the commandments of God. b. He ground the calf into powder, put it in water, and made them drink it.
  4. He had cast the gold into the fire and it came out as a calf.
  5. To kill those not on God's side.

CHAPTER 33

  1. a. Moses pitched his tent outside the camp to meet with God. b. The Tabernacle of Meeting.
  2. The cloud settled upon the tent of Moses. God spoke to Moses from here.
  3. His face could not be seen.
  4. a. He wanted God to show him His ways so that he would find grace from God. (13) b. The written scriptures and the Spirit of God now show and instruct us in the ways of God.

CHAPTER 34

  1. Moses was to make two knew tablets for the Ten Commandments.
  2. They were to destroy all the idols and images of idols there when they came into the land.

CHAPTER 35

  1. a. They were put to death. b. God wanted Israel to honor Him and to have a lasting rememberance of all He had done for them.

CHAPTER 36

  1. More than enough. Indeed, too much. (7)
  2. The ram skins dyed red and the seacow (or dolphin/badger) skins above that. (19)
  3. a. 6 boards plus 2 corner boards for a total of 8 boards. (27,28) b. 20 boards for each side. Each board was 10 cubits long and one and a half cubits wide. (23,25)

CHAPTER 37

  1. Bezalel.

CHAPTER 38

  1. Bezalel. (22)
  2. He did the engraving and the weaving of the fine linen. (23)

CHAPTER 39

  1. All the garments for the priests, and he made the breastplate. (1,8)
  2. "Holiness to the Lord".

CHAPTER 40

  1. a. Inside the Tabernacle of Meeting. (23) b. The veil. (3) c. On the north side was the table of showbread, and on the south side, across from it, was the gold lampstand. (22-24) d. Before the veil of the Ark of the Testimony. (26) e. Before the door of the Tabernacle (this is before the door on the outside). (6,29) f. Between the Tabernacle of Meeting and the altar (this is before the door on the outside, also). (7,30)
  2. On the first day of the first month of the second year since the exodus. (2)
  3. When the cloud was taken up from the Tabernacle of Meeting they would move forward in their journey. (36)
  4. The tabernacle took approximately 6 months to complete. Moses received his first instructions in the third month after they had left Egypt. He was with God for forty days. Then he repeats this again for another forty days after Israel's sin with the golden calf. The tabernacle was set up after this in the first month of the next year. (See Exodus 40:17; Exodus 34:28; Exodus 24:18; Exodus 19:1).