4.0  Israel Becomes a People: Exodus and Wilderness
last revised: 9/29/05

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4.1 The Book of Israel's Beginnings
T:59; NOSB3:HebBible:82-84
4.2 The Importance of the Exodus Story
T:59-60; NOSB3:HebBible:82-84
4.3 The Nature of the Exodus and the Exodus Materials
T:60; NOSB3:HebBible:82-84
4.4 Moses: Birth and Wilderness Years
T:60-63; NOSB3:HebBible:84-89
4.4.1 Changed Times and Changed Circumstances (Exod 1)

4.4.2 Dating the Exodus
4.4.3 Moses' Birth and Early Manhood (Exod. 2)

4.4.4 The Call of Moses (Exod. 3:1-4:17)

4.4.5 Moses' Excuses
4.4.6 On the Road to Egypt (Exod 4:18-31)
4.5 Moses: The Struggle with Pharaoh
T:64-70; NOSB3:HebBible:84-101
4.5.1 The Struggle Begins: Moses and Aaron before the Pharaoh (Exod. 5:1-6:1)

4.5.2 Moses' Call, the Covenant and a Genealogy (Exod. 6:2-7:7)

4.5.3 The Going Gets Rough: The Plagues (Exod. 7:8-11:10) The Plagues as Miracles The Plagues: God at Work Through Nature Pharaoh's Compromise Offer and the Eighth and Ninth Plagues (Exod. 10:1-11:10) The Final Plague: The Death of the Firstborn (Exod. 11:1-10, 12:29-32) The Meaning of the Plagues
4.6 The Exodus
T:71-73; NOSB3:HebBible:98-105
4.6.1 Preparation for the Passover (Exod. 12:1-28)

4.6.2 Forward! March! (Exod. 12:29-42)

4.6.3 How Many Went?
4.6.4 Which Way Did They Go?
4.6.5 Sing Praises to the Lord (Exod. 15:1-21)

4.7 Troubles in the Wilderness
T:74-75; NOSB3:HebBible:105-109
4.7.1 Which Way to Sinai?
4.7.2 Trouble on the Way (Exod. 15:22-17:7)

4.7.3 The Amalekite Raid (Exod 17:8-16)

4.7.4 A Father-in-Law's Advice (Exod. 18:1-27)

4.8 Sinai and the Giving of the Law
T:75-79; NOSB3:HebBible:105-118
4.8.1 Israel's Constitional Convention (Exod 19-24)

4.8.2 The Ten Words (Exod 20:1-17)
4.8.3 Absolute Law and Case Law
4.8.4 The Ten Commandments and Covenant Ceremonies The Covenant in Israelite Life
4.9 The Principles Made Practical: The Law Code
T:79-83; NOSB3:HebBible:105-118;
4.9.1 The Covenant Code (Exod. 20:22-23:33)
4.9.2 The Priestly Code Sacrifice and Sacrifices Holidays and Holy Days (Lev. 23:1-44) The Holiness Code (Lev. 17-26)
4.9.3 The Deuteronomic Code

4.10 The Ten Commandments and the Codes
T:84-85; NOSB3:HebBible:105-118;---
4.11 After the Convention Was Over
T:85-87; NOSB3:HebBible:128-130, 184-215---
4.11.1 The Covenant Broken (Exod. 32)

4.11.2 On the Road to Kadesh-Barnea (Num. 10:11-12:16)

4.11.3 Spying Out the Land (Num. 13:1-33)

4.11.4 The Invasion Nobody Believed Would Succeed -- and It Didn't (Num. 14:1-45)

4.11.5 The Kadesh Years and More Priestly Laws (Num. 15:1-19:22)

4.12 On the March Again
T:87-92; NOSB3:HebBible:215-308---
4.12.1 Bound for the Promised Land (Num. 20:1-21:9)

4.12.2 The Moabites and Balaam (Num. 21:10-24:25)

4.12.3 Trouble at Peor (Num. 25:1-17)

4.12.4 Miscellaneous Materials (Num. 26-36)

4.12.5 Deuteronomy's Contribution to the Wilderness Story
4.12.6 Deuteronomy's Place in the Canon
4.12.7 The Old Passes -- The New Comes (Deut. 29:1-34:12)

4.12.8 Themes in the Pentateuch

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