Yahweh explains to Moses who he is and the covenant he made with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. He tells Moses and Aaron to demand release of the Israelites.
Moses is wracked with doubt at Yahweh’s request that he go to Pharaoh and demand the release of the Israelites.
While tending his father-in-law’s flock near Mount Horeb, Moses encounters Yahweh, who commands him to lead the Israelites out of Egypt.
Moses is born, hidden away, then tricked into the hands of Pharaoh’s daughter and raised as a prince. He kills an Egyptian in a fit of rage and flees into exile. He marries and has a son.
The death of Abraham, the descendants of Ishmael, and Isaac’s sons Jacob and Esau. Esau sells his birthright to Jacob for a bowl of soup.
This romantic interlude tells how Abrahams servant went back to his clan in Aram-Naharaim, a region in Northwest Mesopotamia. He stops in the town of Nahor. This is likely in southern Turkey.
Abraham purchases the first land in Canaan owned by Israelites.
God commands Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac.
Sarah gives birth to Isaac. Abraham turns out Hagar and Ishmael. Abraham and Abimelek establish the treaty of Beersheba.
The story contains three characters: Abraham, Abimelek, and God. Abimelek or Abimelach was a pagan king who took in Abraham and Sarah as they wandered through the Negev. His city Gerar is thought to be Tel Haror or Tell Jemmeh…