15 God also said to Moses, “Say this to the people of Israel: ‘The Lord,[a] the (A)God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you.’ This is (B)my name forever, and thus I am to be remembered throughout all generations. 16 Go and (C)gather the elders of Israel together and say to them, ‘The Lord, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, has appeared to me, saying, (D)“I have observed you and what has been done to you in Egypt, 17 and I promise that (E)I will bring you up out of the affliction of Egypt to the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, a land (F)flowing with milk and honey.”’

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 3:15 The word Lord, when spelled with capital letters, stands for the divine name, YHWH, which is here connected with the verb hayah, “to be” in verse 14
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