Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And it came to pass in those days, when Moses was grown, that he went out unto his brethren, and looked on their burdens: and he spied an Egyptian smiting an Hebrew, one of his brethren.
And Moses was instructed in all the wisdom of the Egyptians; and he was mighty in his words and works.
By faith Moses, when he was grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter;
Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh store-cities, Pithom and Raamses.
And Jehovah said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people that are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;
Let heavier work be laid upon the men, that they may labor therein; and let them not regard lying words.
Is not this the fast that I have chosen: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, Because he anointed me to preach good tidings to the poor: He hath sent me to proclaim release to the captives, And recovering of sight to the blind, To set at liberty them that are bruised,
And he took his brethren with him, and pursued after him seven days journey; and he overtook him in the mountain of Gilead.