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EXODUS 1

The new Pharaoh of Egypt, who knew not Joseph, becomes concerned about the military implications of the large increase in the Israelite population. He enslaves and oppresses them with forced labour, ordering the Hebrew midwives to kill all male babies.

PEOPLE: Jacob - Reuben - Simeon - Levi - Judah - Issachar - Zebulun - Benjamin - Dan - Naphtali - Gad - Asher - Joseph - children of Israel - Pharaoh - Egyptians - Shiphrah - Puah - God

PLACES: Egypt - Pithom - Raamses

RELATED ARTICLES: Shemot (parsha)

ENGLISH TEXT: American Standard - Douay-Rheims - Free - King James - Jewish Publication Society - Tyndale - World English - Wycliffe