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God is referred to by a number of names in the Old Testament, including Elohim, El Shaddai, Yahweh and, in Exodus 3:14 and Hosea 1:9, Ehyeh. The Book of Exodus includes the following dialogue between Moses and the God of Israel: Exodus 3:13-14, NRSV: But Moses said to God [Elohim], ‘If I come to the Israelites and say to them, The God [Elohim] of your ...


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William Blake wrote in "The Marriage of Heaven and Hell": “The Devil answer'd: bray a fool in a morter with wheat, yet shall not his folly be beaten out of him; if Jesus Christ is the greatest man, you ought to love him in the greatest degree; now hear how he has given his sanction to the law of ten commandments: did he not mock at the sabbath, and so ...


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The consensus among Catholic and Protestant commentators is that the midwives did not sin by disobeying Pharaoh, but if they did lie to him, they sinned. Handling each point separately: Disobedience to Pharaoh Catholic commentator George Leo Haydock cites Acts 4 and Matthew 10:28 in reference to Pharaoh's command to kill the male Hebrew children, ...



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