15 God also said to Moses, “Say to the Israelites, ‘The Lord,[a] the God of your fathers(A)—the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob(B)—has sent me to you.’

“This is my name(C) forever,
    the name you shall call me
    from generation to generation.(D)

16 “Go, assemble the elders(E) of Israel and say to them, ‘The Lord, the God of your fathers—the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob(F)—appeared to me and said: I have watched over you and have seen(G) what has been done to you in Egypt. 17 And I have promised to bring you up out of your misery in Egypt(H) into the land of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites—a land flowing with milk and honey.’(I)

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 3:15 The Hebrew for Lord sounds like and may be related to the Hebrew for I am in verse 14.

15 And God said moreover unto Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, the Lord God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you: this is my name for ever, and this is my memorial unto all generations.

16 Go, and gather the elders of Israel together, and say unto them, The Lord God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, appeared unto me, saying, I have surely visited you, and seen that which is done to you in Egypt:

17 And I have said, I will bring you up out of the affliction of Egypt unto the land of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, unto a land flowing with milk and honey.

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