Exodus 1 Commentary

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Exodus 1:1-7

This section focuses our attention on the Israelites who are to be delivered later in the book of Exodus.

Exodus 1:8-14

Many years before the birth of Moses, the Egyptians got concerned with the Israelites flourishing in their land. They decided to oppress the Israelites with hard labor.

Exodus 1:15-22

The second plan was even more severe – the midwives were to kill all the male Hebrew sons when they are born. But this plan also failed because the midwives feared God more than Pharaoh.