Exodus Book of
Who satisfies your mouth with good things… Psalm 103:5a Psalm 37: 3 declares: “Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.” There, the
In the first half of Psalm 103:4, God redeems us. Then, with only the separation of the pause of a comma, in the second half of the same verse, He crowns us. In other words,
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. (1 Corinthians 13:11) What
Exodus is the name given in the LXX. to the second book of the “Pentateuch (q.v.). It means “departure” or “outgoing.” This name” “was adopted in the Latin translation, and thence passed into” “other languages. The Hebrews called it by the first words,” “according to their custom, Ve-eleh shemoth (i.e., “and these are” “the names”).” “It contains, (1.) An account of the increase and growth of the Israelites in Egypt (ch. 1) (2.) Preparations for their departure out of Egypt (2-12:36). (3.) Their journeyings from Egypt to Sinai (12:37-19:2). (4.) The giving of the law and the establishment of the institutions by which the organization of “the people was completed, the theocracy, “a kingdom of priest” “and an holy nation” (19:3-ch. 40).” “The time comprised in this book, from the death of Joseph to the “erection of the tabernacle in the wilderness, is about one” “hundred and forty-five years, on the supposition that the four” hundred and thirty years (12:40) are to be computed from the time of the promises made to Abraham (Gal. 3:17). “The authorship of this book, as well as of that of the other “books of the Pentateuch, is to be ascribed to Moses. The” unanimous voice of tradition and all internal evidences abundantly support this opinion.
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