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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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Online Bible | NEW WORLD TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (2013 REVISION)

The Book of Exodus

Chapters

Outline of Contents

  • 1

    • Israelites multiply in Egypt (1-7)

    • Pharaoh oppresses the Israelites (8-14)

    • God-fearing midwives save lives (15-22)

  • 2

    • Birth of Moses (1-4)

    • Pharaoh’s daughter adopts Moses (5-10)

    • Moses flees to Midian and marries Zipporah (11-22)

    • God hears Israelites’ groaning (23-25)

  • 3

    • Moses and the burning thornbush (1-12)

    • Jehovah explains His name (13-15)

    • Jehovah instructs Moses (16-22)

  • 4

    • Three signs for Moses to perform (1-9)

    • Moses feels inadequate (10-17)

    • Moses returns to Egypt (18-26)

    • Moses reunites with Aaron (27-31)

  • 5

    • Moses and Aaron before Pharaoh (1-5)

    • Oppression grows (6-18)

    • Israel blames Moses and Aaron (19-23)

  • 6

    • Promise of freedom renewed (1-13)

      • Jehovah’s name not fully known (2, 3)

    • Genealogy of Moses and Aaron (14-27)

    • Moses again to appear before Pharaoh (28-30)

  • 7

    • Jehovah strengthens Moses (1-7)

    • Aaron’s rod becomes a big snake (8-13)

    • Plague 1: water turned into blood (14-25)

  • 8

    • Plague 2: frogs (1-15)

    • Plague 3: gnats (16-19)

    • Plague 4: gadflies (20-32)

      • Goshen not affected (22, 23)

  • 9

    • Plague 5: death of livestock (1-7)

    • Plague 6: boils on man and beast (8-12)

    • Plague 7: hail (13-35)

      • Pharaoh to see God’s power (16)

      • Jehovah’s name to be declared (16)

  • 10

    • Plague 8: locusts (1-20)

    • Plague 9: darkness (21-29)

  • 11

    • Tenth plague announced (1-10)

      • Israelites to ask for gifts (2)

  • 12

    • Institution of Passover (1-28)

      • Blood to be splashed on doorposts (7)

    • Plague 10: firstborn killed (29-32)

    • The Exodus begins (33-42)

    • Instructions for Passover participation (43-51)

  • 13

    • Every firstborn male belongs to Jehovah (1, 2)

    • Festival of Unleavened Bread (3-10)

    • Every firstborn male devoted to God (11-16)

    • Israel directed toward the Red Sea (17-20)

    • Pillar of cloud and of fire (21, 22)

  • 14

    • Israel reaches the sea (1-4)

    • Pharaoh pursues Israel (5-14)

    • Israel crosses the Red Sea (15-25)

    • Egyptians drown in the sea (26-28)

    • Israel puts faith in Jehovah (29-31)

  • 15

    • Moses and Israel’s victory song (1-19)

    • Miriam sings in response (20, 21)

    • Bitter water made sweet (22-27)

  • 16

    • People murmur about food (1-3)

    • Jehovah hears the murmurings (4-12)

    • Quail and manna provided (13-21)

    • No manna on the Sabbath (22-30)

    • Manna kept as a reminder (31-36)

  • 17

    • Complaint about lack of water at Horeb (1-4)

    • Water from a rock (5-7)

    • Amalekites’ attack and defeat (8-16)

  • 18

    • Jethro and Zipporah arrive (1-12)

    • Jethro’s advice to appoint judges (13-27)

  • 19

    • At Mount Sinai (1-25)

      • Israel to be a kingdom of priests (5, 6)

      • People sanctified to meet God (14, 15)

  • 20

    • The Ten Commandments (1-17)

    • Spectacle causes Israel to fear (18-21)

    • Instructions about worship (22-26)

  • 21

    • Judicial decisions for Israel (1-36)

      • On Hebrew slaves (2-11)

      • On violence done to a fellow man (12-27)

      • On animals (28-36)

  • 22

    • Judicial decisions for Israel (1-31)

      • On theft (1-4)

      • On damages to crops (5, 6)

      • On compensation and ownership (7-15)

      •  On seduction (16, 17)

      • On worship and social justice (18-31)

  • 23

    • Judicial decisions for Israel (1-19)

      • On honest and just behavior (1-9)

      • On sabbaths and festivals (10-19)

    • Angelic guidance for Israel (20-26)

    • Land acquisition and boundaries (27-33)

  • 24

    • People agree to keep the covenant (1-11)

    • Moses on Mount Sinai (12-18)

  • 25

    • Contributions for the tabernacle (1-9)

    • The Ark (10-22)

    • The table (23-30)

    • The lampstand (31-40)

  • 26

    • The tabernacle (1-37)

      • The tent cloths (1-14)

      • Panel frames and socket pedestals (15-30)

      • The curtain and the screen (31-37)

  • 27

    • Altar of burnt offering (1-8)

    • The courtyard (9-19)

    • Oil for the lampstand (20, 21)

  • 28

    • Priestly garments (1-5)

    • The ephod (6-14)

    • The breastpiece (15-30)

      • Urim and Thummim (30)

    • The sleeveless coat (31-35)

    • The turban with the golden plate (36-39)

    • Other priestly garments (40-43)

  • 29

    • Installation of priests (1-37)

    • The daily offering (38-46)

  • 30

    • Incense altar (1-10)

    • Census and money for atonement (11-16)

    • Copper basin for washing (17-21)

    • Special mixture of anointing oil (22-33)

    • Holy incense formula (34-38)

  • 31

    • Craftsmen filled with God’s spirit (1-11)

    • Sabbath, a sign between God and Israel (12-17)

    • The two stone tablets (18)

  • 32

    • Worship of the golden calf (1-35)

      • Moses hears strange singing (17, 18)

      • Moses smashes the law tablets (19)

      • Levites loyal to Jehovah (26-29)

  • 33

    • God’s message of reproof (1-6)

    • Tent of meeting outside the camp (7-11)

    • Moses asks to see Jehovah’s glory (12-23)

  • 34

    • New stone tablets prepared (1-4)

    • Moses sees Jehovah’s glory (5-9)

    • Details of the covenant repeated (10-28)

    • Moses’ face emits rays (29-35)

  • 35

    • Sabbath instructions (1-3)

    • Contributions for the tabernacle (4-29)

    • Bezalel and Oholiab filled with spirit (30-35)

  • 36

    • More than enough contributed (1-7)

    • Construction of the tabernacle (8-38)

  • 37

    • Making the Ark (1-9)

    • The table (10-16)

    • The lampstand (17-24)

    • The altar of incense (25-29)

  • 38

    • The altar of burnt offering (1-7)

    • The copper basin (8)

    • The courtyard (9-20)

    • Inventory of tabernacle materials (21-31)

  • 39

    • Making the priestly garments (1)

    • The ephod (2-7)

    • The breastpiece (8-21)

    • The sleeveless coat (22-26)

    • Other priestly garments (27-29)

    • The golden plate (30, 31)

    • Moses inspects the tabernacle (32-43)

  • 40

    • Setting up the tabernacle (1-33)

    • Jehovah’s glory fills the tabernacle (34-38)