Background information on Exodus

DATES OF EXODUS

1876 B.C. —Jacob and his sons came to Egypt; cf. Genesis 15:17; Exodus 12:40; Galatians 3:17
1526 B.C. — Moses is born
1526-1450 B.C. —Pharaohs of the Oppression: Amenhotep I; Thutmose II; Thutmose III
1450-1425 B.C. —Pharaoh of the Exodus: Amenhotep II
1446 B.C. — The Exodus of Israel from Egypt: 480 years before Solomon (1 Kings 6:1)

KEY WORDS

Yahweh/LORD (406)
Israel/ites (168)
Command/ed/s/ments (61)
Land (59)
Tabernacle (55)
Know (34)
Holy (31)
Worship (25)
Sin (15)
Redeem (11)

THEMATIC THEMES

Knowing Yahweh through Personal Experience
Suffering Precedes Glory

SIX SECTIONS OF EXODUS

Israel in Egypt, Exodus 1:1-12:36
The Exodus and Wandering, 12:37-18:27
The Covenant at Mt. Sinai, 19:1-24:18
The Tabernacle, 25:1-31:18
Israel’s Apostasy and Renewal, 32:1-34:35
The Erection of the Tabernacle, 35:1-40:38

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