Now the LORD spoke to Moses and Aaron about the Israelites and Pharaoh king of Egypt, and He commanded them to bring the Israelites out of Egypt.” –Exodus 6:13
You may read Exodus 6:14-7:13 here: Gateway Bible.
Genealogy of Moses and Aaron
God’s chosen team to lead His people out from slavery is introduced in this first section. Even though only four generations are recorded during the Israelites 400 year period in Egypt, God’s faithfulness shines in the preservation of Moses’ and Aaron’s family line. This family tree also identifies Moses’ and Aaron’s identity more firmly.
Many scholars believe that the Egyptian names recorded here—like Putiel and Phinehas—show the close connection the Israelites would always have with Egypt.
Aaron: Moses’ Mouthpiece
God likens Moses’ relationship with his brother Aaron to God and His prophet. Aaron would speak for Moses in part because of Moses’ doubt in his own communication…
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