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Exodus

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Moses and the Burning Bush (Exodus 3:1-4:17)

Moses is a person who spoke with God face to face (Dt 34:10). On the first account, when God met Himself with Moses (Ex 3), God introduced Himself with the name: אֶֽהְיֶ֖ה אֲשֶׁ֣ר אֶֽהְיֶ֑ה "I am who I am". It was always difficult for translators to rightly translate this phrase. Key He ew word...

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Passover (Exodus 12:1-51)

The Passover or Pesach is one of the most important parts of the whole Bible. In this text, we encounter a verb pesach פסח. Its particular occurrence is at Ex 12:13 (in the form of Qal perfect וּפָסַחְתִי), where its meaning as "skip", "spare" is also defined. This meaning is also obvious from the...

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Decalogue (Exodus 20:1-17)

Ten Commandments belong among the most known texts of the Bible. However, it is not so much known that this text, in fact, can not be literary called as commandments. This is suggested both by the context, which speaks of Decalogue as "words" (Ex 20:1) or as "ten words" (Ex 34:28), and the...

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