Retelling the Exodus

Richard W. Nysse

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2013

Issue: Exodus (Vol. 33, No 2, Spring, 2013)

In Exod 2:23–25, a theme paragraph for the entire book of Exodus, God hears, remembers, sees, and knows Israel’s plight in Egypt. This hearing, remembering, seeing, and knowing initiate God’s saving response. Tracing these four key verbs through the book provides one lens for understanding and imagining the narrative.

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