God struck down the first born of the Egyptians, but passed over the homes of the Israelites
biblical word describing Israelites' departure from slavery in Egypt to freedom; led by Moses.
A series of terrible events (like an infestation of frogs) sent by God to try and force the Egyptians to release the Israelite slaves.
This sea miraculously parted so that the Israelites could escape the advancing Egyptian army.
A mountain peak in the southern part of the Sinai Peninsula where Moses received the Ten Commandments.
Ark of the covenant
A wooden box in which the tablets of the Ten Commandments were kept.
An extraordinary event that is beyond human power and brought about by God.
A sweet, bread-like food that God provided for the Israelites in the desert.
Jacob/name changed to Israel
Married Rachel and Leah. had 12 sons, including Judah and Joseph.
According to the Hebrew Bible, the laws God's covenants given to Moses on Mount Sinai.
"The best of the land" or fertile land in Egypt that Jacob and his family are allowed to live.
Moses fled here after killing an Egyptian
1) Nile turned to blood; 2) Frogs; 3) Gnats; 4) Flies; 5) Disease; 6) Boils; 7) Hail; 8) Locusts; 9) Darkness
10) Death of the First Born Son
These waters parted when Moses held out his hand, enabling the Israelites to escape the Egyptian army. When the army followed the waters closed, drowning the Egyptians.
older brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites
the ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac (especially from Isaac's son Jacob); became Israelites, Jews
Moses' successor who led the Israelites into the Promised Land; guarded tabernacle
the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus
Name that God used for Himself when talk to Moses
keep the sabbath holy, honor your father and mother, do not steal, do not bear false witness, do not have any other gods before me, do not covet neighbor's wife, do not covet neighbor's goods, do not murder, do not commit adultery, thou shalt not take the name of the Lord in vain
Ways God made presence known to Israelites on journey?
1) parted Red Sea; 2) cloud to guide them during day; fire column at night 3) miracles like sending quail for food; Moses change bitter water into drinkable water, provided bread-like substance called manna; and told Moses to strike rock and water gushed out