1 And Moses was feeding the sheep of Jethro, his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he will lead the sheep behind the desert, and he will come to the mountain of God, to Horeb. 2 And the messenger of Jehovah will be seen to him in a flame of fire from the midst of the bramble; and he will see, and behold, the bramble burning in fire, and the bramble was not consumed. 3 And Moses will say, I will now turn aside and see this great sight, why the bramble will not burn.
4 And Jehovah will see that he turned aside to see, and God will call to him from the midst of the bramble, and he will say, Moses, Moses! And he will say, Behold me.
5 And he will say, Thou shalt not draw near hither; draw off thy shoes from thy feet, for the place which thou standest upon it, this is holy land. 6 And he will say, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaak and the God of Jacob. And Moses will hide his face, for he will be afraid to look to God.
7 And Jehovah will say, Seeing, I saw the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and I heard their cry from the face of their pressers; and I knew their pains. 8 And I will come down to deliver them from the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of this land to a good and great land, to a land flowing milk and honey; to the place of the Canaanites and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites and the Jebusites. 9 And now behold the cry of the sons of Israel came to me: and also I saw the oppression which the Egyptians oppressed them. 10 And now come, and I will send thee to Pharaoh, and bring thou forth my people, the sons of Israel out of Egypt
11 And Moses will say to God, Who am I that I shall go to Pharaoh, and that I shall bring forth the sons of Israel, out of Egypt?
12 And he will say, That I will be with thee; and this a sign to thee that I sent thee; in thy bringing forth the people out of Egypt, ye shall serve God upon this mountain.
13 And Moses will say to God, Behold me going to the sons of Israel, and I spake to them, The God of your fathers sent me to you; and they said to me, What his name? what shall I say to them?
14 And God will say to Moses, I shall be that I shall be: and he will say, So shalt thou say to the sons of Israel, I Shall Be sent me to you. 15 And God will yet say to Moses, Thou shalt say to the sons of Israel, Jehovah the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaak and the God of Jacob, sent me to you: this my name for eternity, and this my remembrance to generation and generation.
16 Come, and gather together the old men of Israel, and say to them, Jehovah, the God of your fathers, was seen to me, the God of Abraham, Isaak and Jacob, saying, Reviewing, I reviewed you and what was done to you in Egypt 17 And saying, I will bring you up from the affliction of Egypt, to the land of the Canaanites, and the Hittites and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites and the Jebusites, to a land flowing with milk and honey. 18 And they heard thy voice; and thou camest, thou and the old men of Israel, to the king of Egypt, and ye said to him, Jehovah the God of the Hebrews, met with us; and now will we go a way of three days into the desert, and we will sacrifice to Jehovah our God.
19 And I knew that the king of Egypt will not give you to go and not with a strong hand. 20 And I sent my hand and struck Egypt with all my wonders which I will do in its midst: and after that he will send you forth. 21 And I gave favor to this people in the eyes of the Egyptians, and it shall be when ye shall go, ye shall not go empty. 22 And a woman asked of her neighbor, and of her sojourning in her house, vessels of silver and vessels of gold, and clothing; and put upon your sons and upon your daughters; and ye stripped the Egyptians.