The Book of Exodus

845 Words4 Pages
The book of Exodus is the second book of the Pentateuch, or Weelleh Shemoth according to the Hebrew Bible. The books main theme is the removal of Hebrew people from Egypt. The book is meant to be a continuation of Genesis. Moses is believed to be the author of this book. During the period of Exodus Israel had been in Egypt for about 215 years. The book begins with the birth of Moses. The book then goes on to talk about the life of Moses and the things that he did throughout his life. The book also explains how the Hebrews were enslaved and then let free. The book is divided into five sections. The first sections deals with the early life and training of Moses. The second section explains the ten plagues. The third section explains the journey to Mt. Sinai. The fourth section explains the land of Israel. The last section explains the construction of the tabernacle.

Throughout the course of history there can be many individuals who could be considered leaders, but some stand out among the others. An example of a superb leader is Moses, whose life is explained in the book of Exodus in the Bible. Moses is viewed as a righteous man in God’s eyes and he is chosen to lead the Hebrew people out of oppression in Egypt. In the story of Exodus there are many examples of Moses’ sacrifices and the hardships he endured while freeing the Hebrews. The faith of Moses was tested numerous times throughout the story, and, in some instances, it seemed that Moses had lost fait...
Open Document