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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Exodus 1

Introduction

Overview

Exodus 1:1, The children of Israel, after Joseph’s death, increase; Exodus 1:8, The more they are oppressed by a new king, the more they multiply; Exodus 1:15, The godliness of the midwives, in saving the men children alive; Exodus 1:22, Pharaoh commands the male children to be cast into the river.

Verse 1

Exodus 6:14-Nehemiah :, Genesis 29:31-Habakkuk :, Genesis 30:1-Ecclesiastes :, Genesis 35:18, Genesis 35:23-Ezekiel :, Genesis 46:8-Ezekiel :, Genesis 49:3-Daniel :, 1 Chronicles 2:1, 1 Chronicles 2:2, 1 Chronicles 12:23-Matthew :, 1 Chronicles 27:16-Song of Solomon :, Revelation 7:4-Ruth :

Nehemiah, Nehemiah 10:1, in the month, Ezra 10:9, Zechariah 7:1, in the twentieth, Ezra 7:7, Shushan, Shushan, or Susa, was the capital of Susiana, a province of Persia, and the winter residence of the Persian monarchs; situated about 252 miles east of Babylon, and the same distance south-south-east of Ecbatana, in lat. 32 degrees, long. 49 degrees. The circumference of its walls was about 120 stadia. Shouster is supposed to occupy its site. Esther 1:2, Esther 3:15, Daniel 8:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 15:13 - thy Genesis 35:22 - Now the sons Exodus 28:10 - according to their birth Numbers 1:2 - the children Ezekiel 48:1 - the names Acts 7:8 - and Jacob Revelation 4:1 - a door

Verse 2

Reuben: Genesis 35:22

Reciprocal: Genesis 42:13 - Thy servants Genesis 46:15 - Leah Genesis 46:25 - Bilhah Numbers 1:5 - Elizur 1 Chronicles 2:1 - Reuben Matthew 1:2 - Jacob begat Revelation 7:5 - tribe of Juda

Verse 3

Issachar: Genesis 35:23

Benjamin: Exodus 28:20

Reciprocal: Genesis 46:15 - Leah Genesis 46:19 - Rachel

Verse 4

Dan: Genesis 35:25, 1 Chronicles 2:2

Asher: Genesis 35:26, Genesis 46:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 46:18 - Zilpah

Verse 5

loins: Heb. thigh, Genesis 46:26, Judges 8:30, *marg.

seventy: Exodus 1:20, Genesis 46:26, Genesis 46:27, Deuteronomy 10:22

Reciprocal: Genesis 46:19 - Rachel Exodus 24:1 - seventy Deuteronomy 26:5 - a few Jeremiah 52:29 - persons Hebrews 7:5 - come

Verse 6

am 2369, bc 1635, Genesis 50:24, Genesis 50:26, Acts 7:14-Nehemiah :

Reciprocal: Ecclesiastes 1:4 - One generation Ecclesiastes 2:16 - there is Acts 7:15 - died Romans 5:14 - death

Verse 7

fruitful: Exodus 12:37, Genesis 1:20, Genesis 1:28, Genesis 9:1, Genesis 12:2, Genesis 13:16, Genesis 15:5, Genesis 17:4-Joshua :, Genesis 17:16, Genesis 22:17, Genesis 26:4, Genesis 28:3, Genesis 28:4, Genesis 28:14, Genesis 35:11, Genesis 46:3, Genesis 47:27, Genesis 48:4, Genesis 48:16, Deuteronomy 10:22, Deuteronomy 26:5, Nehemiah 9:23, Psalms 105:24, Acts 7:17, Acts 7:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:21 - brought Genesis 26:22 - be fruitful Exodus 1:20 - the people Exodus 5:5 - General Leviticus 26:9 - make you Numbers 22:5 - they cover Deuteronomy 6:3 - that ye may Job 12:23 - increaseth Psalms 107:38 - He blesseth Ecclesiastes 1:4 - One generation Ezekiel 16:7 - caused Zechariah 10:8 - and they Acts 13:17 - and exalted Hebrews 6:15 - General

Verse 8

a new king: Probably Rameses Miamum, or his son Amenophis, who succeeded him about this period; and by his not knowing Joseph is meant his not acknowledging his obligation to him. Ecclesiastes 2:18, Ecclesiastes 2:19, Ecclesiastes 9:15, Acts 7:18

Reciprocal: Exodus 2:25 - had respect Psalms 105:24 - made Ecclesiastes 2:16 - there is Ecclesiastes 9:6 - their love

Verse 9

the people: Numbers 22:4, Numbers 22:5, Job 5:2, Psalms 105:24, Psalms 105:25, Proverbs 14:28, Proverbs 27:4, Ecclesiastes 4:4, Titus 3:3, James 3:14-Nehemiah :, James 4:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 26:16 - mightier Exodus 1:12 - grieved Deuteronomy 4:34 - take him Psalms 73:8 - speak wickedly Acts 7:19 - General

Verse 10

Come on: Psalms 10:2, Psalms 83:3, Psalms 83:4, Proverbs 1:11

wisely: Numbers 22:6, Job 5:13, Psalms 105:25, Proverbs 16:25, Proverbs 21:30, Acts 7:19, Acts 23:12, 1 Corinthians 3:18-Proverbs :, James 3:15-Job :

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:11 - in the thing 2 Samuel 16:20 - Give counsel 1 Kings 12:28 - took counsel Psalms 33:10 - The Lord Psalms 73:8 - speak wickedly Isaiah 10:24 - after the manner Habakkuk 3:14 - their Matthew 2:7 - General Luke 16:8 - done 1 Corinthians 3:19 - He

Verse 11

to afflict: Exodus 3:7, Exodus 5:15, Genesis 15:13, Numbers 20:15, Deuteronomy 26:6

burdens: Exodus 2:11, Exodus 5:4, Exodus 5:5, Psalms 68:13, Psalms 81:6, Psalms 105:13

Raamses: Genesis 47:11, Proverbs 27:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:4 - Behold I Exodus 3:9 - and I have Exodus 5:6 - taskmasters Exodus 5:10 - taskmasters Exodus 12:37 - Rameses Numbers 16:13 - out of a Numbers 33:3 - they departed 1 Kings 9:19 - the cities of store 1 Chronicles 27:25 - the storehouses Psalms 105:25 - to hate Lamentations 5:13 - fell Ezekiel 16:4 - for

Verse 12

But the more: etc. Heb. and as they afflicted them, so they multiplied, etc. Psalms 105:24, Proverbs 21:30, Romans 8:28, Hebrews 12:6-1 Kings :

grieved: Exodus 1:9, Job 5:2, Proverbs 27:4, John 12:19, Acts 4:2-Numbers :, Acts 5:28-Micah :

Reciprocal: Genesis 47:27 - grew Exodus 1:20 - the people Deuteronomy 26:5 - became Psalms 129:1 - have they Proverbs 14:28 - General

Verse 13

Reciprocal: Exodus 1:14 - was with rigour Exodus 3:9 - and I have Leviticus 25:43 - rule 2 Samuel 7:10 - as beforetime 1 Kings 12:11 - I will add 1 Chronicles 17:9 - as at the 2 Chronicles 10:4 - grievous 2 Chronicles 10:11 - I will put Job 24:12 - groan Psalms 107:39 - oppression Ecclesiastes 4:1 - and considered Isaiah 52:5 - make Ezekiel 34:4 - but with John 8:33 - and were Revelation 11:8 - Egypt

Verse 14

their lives: Exodus 2:23, Exodus 6:9, Genesis 15:13, Numbers 20:15, Deuteronomy 4:20, Deuteronomy 26:6, Ruth 1:20, Acts 7:19, Acts 7:34

in mortar: Psalms 68:13, Psalms 81:6, Nahum 3:14

was with rigour: Exodus 1:13, Exodus 5:7-Ecclesiastes :, Exodus 20:2, Leviticus 25:43, Leviticus 25:46, Leviticus 25:53, Isaiah 14:6, Isaiah 51:23, Isaiah 52:5, Isaiah 58:6, Jeremiah 50:33, Jeremiah 50:34, Micah 3:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 11:3 - brick Exodus 3:9 - and I have Exodus 12:8 - with bitter Leviticus 25:39 - compel him to serve as 2 Samuel 7:10 - as beforetime 1 Kings 12:11 - I will add 1 Chronicles 17:9 - as at the 1 Chronicles 20:3 - with saws 2 Chronicles 10:4 - grievous 2 Chronicles 10:11 - I will put Job 24:12 - groan Psalms 107:39 - oppression Proverbs 28:15 - so Ecclesiastes 4:1 - and considered Isaiah 30:6 - into the land Jeremiah 43:9 - in the brickkiln Ezekiel 34:4 - but with John 8:33 - and were Revelation 11:8 - Egypt

Verse 15

Reciprocal: Joshua 2:6 - to the roof

Verse 16

and see them: Or, rather, "and ye see them by the stone-troughs;" for so ovnayim, from aven, a stone, seems to signify - compare Exodus 7:19, in which they washed the new-born infants. See this subject fully illustrated in Fragments to Calmet, Nos. 312, 313.

then ye shall: Exodus 1:22, Matthew 21:38, Revelation 12:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:11 - in the thing Numbers 20:15 - vexed us Deuteronomy 26:6 - General 2 Samuel 13:28 - commanded Psalms 105:25 - to hate Ecclesiastes 4:1 - and considered Jeremiah 31:2 - The people Daniel 3:10 - hast made Hebrews 11:23 - the king's

Verse 17

feared God: Genesis 20:11, Genesis 42:18, Nehemiah 5:15, Psalms 31:19, Proverbs 8:13, Proverbs 16:6, Proverbs 24:11, Proverbs 24:12, Ecclesiastes 8:12, Ecclesiastes 12:13, Daniel 3:16-Job :, Daniel 6:13, Hosea 5:11, Micah 6:16, Matthew 10:28, Luke 12:5, Acts 4:19, Acts 5:29

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:43 - but shalt 1 Samuel 19:17 - He said 1 Samuel 22:17 - would not 2 Samuel 13:28 - commanded 2 Samuel 24:4 - went out 1 Kings 21:11 - did as Jezebel 1 Chronicles 21:4 - Wherefore Esther 3:3 - Why Proverbs 31:30 - a woman Ecclesiastes 8:5 - keepeth Malachi 3:5 - fear Matthew 2:12 - they departed

Verse 18

Why have: 2 Samuel 13:28, Ecclesiastes 8:4

Verse 19

Joshua 2:4-Jeremiah :, 1 Samuel 21:2, 2 Samuel 17:19, 2 Samuel 17:20

Verse 20

God: Psalms 41:1, Psalms 41:2, Psalms 61:5, Psalms 85:9, Psalms 103:11, Psalms 111:5, Psalms 145:19, Proverbs 11:18, Proverbs 19:17, Ecclesiastes 8:12, Isaiah 3:10, Matthew 10:42, Matthew 25:40, Luke 1:50, Hebrews 6:10

the people: Exodus 1:7, Exodus 1:12

Reciprocal: Exodus 1:5 - seventy Job 12:23 - increaseth Ecclesiastes 8:5 - keepeth Acts 7:17 - the people

Verse 21

made them: 1 Samuel 2:35, 1 Samuel 25:28, 2 Samuel 7:11-1 Chronicles :, 2 Samuel 7:27-Joel :, 1 Kings 2:24, 1 Kings 11:38, Psalms 37:3, Psalms 127:1, Psalms 127:3, Proverbs 24:3, Ecclesiastes 8:12, Jeremiah 35:2

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:43 - but shalt 1 Kings 21:11 - did as Jezebel 1 Chronicles 17:10 - the Lord Ecclesiastes 8:5 - keepeth

Verse 22

am 2431, bc 1573

Every son: Exodus 1:16, Exodus 7:19-Ecclesiastes :, Psalms 105:25, Proverbs 1:16, Proverbs 4:16, Proverbs 27:4, Acts 7:19, Revelation 16:4-Joshua :

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:1 - the river Exodus 2:3 - could not Exodus 3:9 - and I have Exodus 4:9 - blood Exodus 7:17 - and they Exodus 14:26 - the waters Exodus 18:11 - in the thing Numbers 16:13 - out of a Numbers 20:15 - vexed us Deuteronomy 26:6 - General 2 Samuel 7:10 - as beforetime Psalms 129:1 - have they Proverbs 14:28 - General Proverbs 28:15 - so Ecclesiastes 4:1 - and considered Jeremiah 31:2 - The people Ezekiel 16:5 - but thou Daniel 3:10 - hast made Habakkuk 3:14 - their Matthew 2:13 - for Romans 5:14 - even Hebrews 11:23 - the king's

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Exodus 1". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/exodus-1.html.