Lesson 24. Pharaoh orders the Israelites to leave, taking whatever they want, and asks Moses to bless him in the name of the Lord. But the Bible does Pharaoh’s plan, which was readily adopted by the people, was to enslave the Israelites, and to tighten their control over them. But perhaps on this Passover night you could spare a thought for a different pharaoh, one who ruled over Egypt in the middle of the 10th century B.C.E and may have played a very different role in the history of the ancient Israelites. Pharaoh ups his game plan to a disgusting level. Pharaoh was stubborn and would not let the Israelites go, as the LORD had predicted through Moses. Pharaoh Pursues the Israelites (Exodus 14:1-14) From the Internet. As the Israelites multiply and are enslaved by Pharaoh, we will look at the story of Moses, Pharaoh and his hardness of heart, and the exodus and creation of the Israelites. But their fear of God is stronger than their fear of Pharaoh. But the LORD caused Pharaoh, the king of Egypt, to become brave. The passage goes on to state that the passover sacrifice recalls the time when the L ORD "passed over the houses of the Israelites in Egypt". For Pharaoh will say of the […] ), shows foreign laborers engaged in brickmaking and building.On the left, two figures use jars to draw water from a pond. Story of Moses and the Israelites in Egypt? But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh and dwelt in the land of Midian ” (Exodus 2:15). The 10 plagues of Egypt described in the Bible book of Exodus were 10 disasters that God brought on Egypt when Pharoah refused to let the Israelite nation leave. MOSES Hebrew To draw up /save Egyptian Son Moses killed an Egyptian taskmaster beating a Hebrew slave (Ex. Killing the Jewish Boys at Birth (vs. 15-22) Some scholars suggest that women who were barren were often used as midwives. 14 Then the Lord said to Moses, 2 “Tell the Israelites to go back and set up their camp facing Pi Hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea. Trending. The new pharaoh feared the growing number of the Israelites in Egypt. When Pharaoh heard that the Israelites had left he changed his mind- again! As usual, Pharaoh will be starring as the main villain for enslaving the Hebrews, killing their children and being generally pig-headed about letting our people go. International Standard Version Pharaoh's heart was stubborn, and he did not let the Israelis go, just as the LORD had said through Moses. It was never the king’s formal title. The Pharaoh who oppressed Israel was not the ruler Joseph knew (Exodus 1:8 ). Who was the pharaoh of the Exodus? There, God appeared to Moses and made an … Pharaoh, originally, the royal palace in ancient Egypt. Exodus contains very few clues about the Pharaoh's identity, revealing only the Israelites "built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses". And Pharaoh chased the Israelites. Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘Let My people go that they may celebrate a feast to Me in the wilderness.’” Pharaoh says that he doesn’t know the Lord and that he will not let Israel go. “ When Pharaoh heard of this matter, he sought to kill Moses. Exodus 5. Moses - Moses - Moses and Pharaoh: Ramses II became king as a teenager and reigned for 67 years. The Israelites had been slaves in Egypt for 400 years until God sent Moses to deliver His chosen people. The word came to be used metonymically for the Egyptian king under the New Kingdom (starting in the 18th dynasty, 1539–1292 BCE), and by the 22nd dynasty (c. 945–c. Exodus 14 GOD’S WORD Translation (GW) Pharaoh Pursues Israel. 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