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.
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.
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.
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.
Chapter 1 is an exposition of Exodus 1. Each pericope includes Hamilton’s own translation, grammatical and lexical notes, and a detailed commentary.
Chapter 2 is an exposition of Exodus 2. Each pericope includes Hamilton’s own translation, grammatical and lexical notes, and a detailed commentary.