This article offers ten insights on the exodus from Egypt, including: it is an event in which God discloses his identity, it is a basis for prophetic expectation, it provides a framework within which to understand the work of Christ, and it gives us a sense of our place in God's work of redemption.
Did the Old Testament make use of the religious ideas of the neighbours of Israel in the ancient Near East? Currid wants to demonstrate that numerous stories from the Old Testament reflect motifs and plots from Israel’s neighbours. In Chapter 6 he considers the possibility that one of these plots about a birth story is borrowed in Exodus 2:1-10.
Chapter 1 is an exposition of Exodus 1. Each pericope includes Hamilton’s own translation, grammatical and lexical notes, and a detailed commentary.
This chapter introduces the book of Exodus. It takes a look at the narrative and theology of Exodus and supplies a detailed outline of the contents of the book.
Chapter 2 is an exposition of Exodus 2. Each pericope includes Hamilton’s own translation, grammatical and lexical notes, and a detailed commentary.
This article considers God's revelation to Moses in Exodus 3:14-15.
Romans 9:17-18 has been a key text throughout church history for debates concerning predestination, reprobation, and free will. How should we understand the hardening of Pharaoh's heart? Beale attempts to reflect on these issues through an exegesis of each hardening passage in Exodus 4 to Exodus 14. Only brief comment is made about Romans 9 at the conclusion of the discussion.
What is the biblical date for the exodus? This article is a critical response to an earlier article by Bryant Wood who argued for an early dating of the exodus. Hoffmeier is convinced that the 13th century date is equally based on biblical evidence. He, therefore, offers a modest critique of some aspects of Wood’s apology for the 15th century. The discussion is placed within the context of the mainstream scholarship regarding the Israelite exodus from Egypt.
This essay reflects on the theological significance of the exodus.
When did the exodus take place? There are two theories: an early date and a late date. In answering this question this article looks first at the date of the conquest and the burning of Jericho, Ai, Hazor. After examining the archaeological claim for a later date based on Palestinian artifacts, the article concludes that such a claim has no grounds.
This article continues Hawkins' debate with Rodger Young and Bryant Wood on the date of the exodus-conquest. He defends his methodology in this article.
How should the exodus of the Israelites be dated? It is an old problem in Biblical Studies. Rea discusses different solutions that have been considered in the past.
This essay wants to demonstrate that the verb "pasah" in Exodus 12 should not be translated as "pass over" but "hover over." This image is the same as Genesis 1:2 where the metaphor is used to compare the Creator-Spirit to a bird hovering over the deep-and-darkness. Kline provides some background for the use of avian imagery for God and his angels.
We find the first song in the Old Testament in Exodus 15. Its focus and purpose is the magnification of God and his work. This chapter considers the theology and message of this Song of Moses as Moses led the people of the Lord God in worship. This song is again sung in Revelation 15 by those who conquered the Beast.
Ferris considers the function and meaning of Exodus 16:1-10 within its wider context
Chapter 1 is an exposition of Exodus 19. The emphasis is on God who displays himself as present in a spectacular revelation.
Many abortion advocates cite the example of the miscarried fetus (Exodus 21:22-23) to support their claim that the fetus is not a person. Fuller argues that nevertheless this argument, its logic and implications fail in the broader legal context of the ancient Near East and the covenant code of Exodus 20-Exodus 23.
This article is an exposition of Exodus 23:19, which is the prohibition against boiling a kid in its mother's milk.