The second book of the Bible, describing the departure of the Israelites from Egypt.

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Who was Pharaoh when Moses lived in Egypt?

Do we have a good idea as to which Pharaoh(s) were around during the time of Moses' life? What internal and external evidence exists to back-up those claims? Do any Christian traditions attach any ...
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What are the arguments for the Exodus occuring in 1440BC or 1290BC?

There are two schools of thought on when the Exodus occurred, the "early" date of 1440BC, and the "later" date of 1290BC. How was each date arrived at, and what is the evidence for each?
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Why does Moses have compassion that God lacks? [closed]

This question is inspired by this: Did God REALLY want to destroy the people of Israel? God says to Moses: The Lord said to Moses, “I have seen this people, and behold, they are an obstinate ...
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Can God Change his mind?

I was recently thinking about the passage in exodus that talks about how the Israelites fell into sin while Moses was up on the mountain. God said that he would destroy all the Israelites but Moses ...
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What does it mean when God 'hardens' a heart?

I love the answer in this question regarding God giving us free will saying : "..and without choice, there can be no true obedience, or true love, only mindless followers with no will of their own." ...