Were so few that they could be easily oppressed.
Were converting too many Egyptians to their faith.
Were so many and so mighty and could be a danger in time of war.
They were getting lazy and did not do their work well.
The child’s mother
The child’s sister
One of Pharaoh’s daughter’s maids
Drawn out of the water
Found in a basket of bulrushes
Found among the reeds
Let them leave Egypt for the land of Canaan.
Free them from the bonds of slavery.
Allow them a few days off for a feast in the wilderness.
Permit them to cross and recross the borders without a passport.
Israelites passed over the boundaries of Egypt on the exodus from that land.
Lord passed over the Egyptians, killing their firstborn.
Lord spared the Israelites by passing over them.
Israelites went through a mountain pass on their exodus.
Picked up off the ground
Picked off bushes
Plucked off trees
Eaten as it fell
As a reserve for the journey ahead.
Because no manna would appear on the Sabbath.
Because yesterday’s manna had bred worms and stank.
Because the Israelites praised its taste: like wafers made with honey.
Cursed his father or mother
Stole from his father
Betrayed his father and mother
Spat on his mother
Dead in his possession
Alive in his possession
Dead in the hands of others
Alive in the hands of others
Under all circumstances
Under no circumstances
Under one circumstance
Except under one circumstance
Justice to these peoples.
Time to resettle them in Egypt.
That the land would not become desolate.
Enough servants for the Israelites.
Two shekels if rich, half a shekel if poor.
Half a shekel if rich, a shekel if poor.
A shekel if rich, half a shekel if poor.
Half a shekel if rich, half a shekel if poor.
Aaron and Hur
Joshua and Caleb
Nadab and Abihu
Eleazer and Ithamar
The brazen altar
The altar of incense
Holiness to the Lord
The ten commandments
The names of the children of Israel
Our God is one Lord
Silently observing Moses
Guarding Moses from intrusion
Speaking to Moses face to face, as a man to his friend
He might see only the back of the Lord.
He might be protected from his fellow Israelites.
He might strike the rock to bring forth water.
Aaron would not be able to find him.