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Quiestion. What is the name of the second book in the Bible?
Answer. Exodus.
Q. What is the meaning of this name?
Ă. The Departure.
Q. What is the subject of this book?
A. The departure of the Israelites from Egypt.
Q. What is said of the Israelites after the death of Joseph ?
A. They increased abundantly and multiplied,

and the land was filled with them. Exod. i, 7.
Q. What is said of a new king of Egypt?
1. A new king arose which knew not Joseph.
Exod. i, 8.

Q. How did he treat the Israelites ?
A. He set over them task-masters, and afflicted

them with burdens. Exod. i, 11.
Q. What was the name of this king ?
A. Pharaoh.
Q. What cruel command did Pharaoh give concerning the

male infants ? A. That they should be cast into the river.

Exod. i, 22. Q. What river was this? A. The river Nile. Q. Who were the parents of Moses? A. Amram and Jochebed. Q. What is said of their little boy? A. He was a goodly or beautiful child. Exod.

ii, 2. Q. What did the mother make for the child ? A. A little ark or basket of bulrushes. Exod.

ii, .3. Q. For what purpose ? A. She could not keep him, on account of the

command of the king, and she hoped some one might save him from drowning as he

floated on the river. Q. Where did she place him? A. In the flags, by the side of the river. Q. Who stood at a distance to watch the ark? A. Miriam, his sister. Exod. ii, 4. Q. Who soon came down to the river to bathe? A. A daughter of Pharaoh the king. Exod. ži, 5 Q. When she saw the ark, what did she do? A. She commanded her. maid to bring it to her Q. When she opened the ark, what happened ? A. The babe wept. Exod. ii, 6

Q. Whom did she command to be called ?
A. A Hebrew nurse. Exod. ii, 7.
Q. To whom was the babe committed ?
A. To his mother. Exod. ii, 8.
Q. What did the boy become when he grew up?
A. The adopted son of Pharaoh's daughter.

Exod. ii, 10.
Q. Was Moses well educated ?
A. He was learned in all the wisdom of the

Egyptians. Acts vii, 27. Q. When Moses had grown up, what did he see? A. An Egyptian smiting a Hebrew, one of his

brethren. Exod. ii, 11. Q. What did Moses do to the Egyptian? A. He slew him. Exod. ii, 12. Q. Who were the Hebrews? A. The Israelites. Q. Why did Moses thus punish the Egyptian ? A. That the Israelites might know that God

was about to deliver them by his hand. Acts yü, 25. Q. Did they understand this? A. They did not. Q. What did Pharaoh seek to do to Moses when he heard

of his killing the Egyptian? A. He sought to slay him. Exod. ï, 15. Q. What did Moses do ? A. He fled into the country of Midian. Q. How old was Moses at this time? A. Forty years. Acts vii, 23. Q. With whom did he dwell? A. With Jethro, the priest of Midian, called also

Reuel. Exod. ii, 16-21.

Q. Whom did he marry?
A. Zipporah, Jethro's daughter.
Q. What were the names of his two sons ?
A. Gershom and Eliezer. Exod. ii, 22.

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Question. What occupation did Moses follow in Midian?
Answer. He kept the flock of his father-in-law.

Exod. iii, 1.
Q. Near what mountain did he lead them?
A. Horeb.
Q. Who appeared to him here?
A. The Angel of the Lord. Exod. iii, 2.

Q. How did he appear?
A. As a flame of fire in the midst of a bush.
Q. Did the bush burn?
A. It did not
Q. When Moses saw this, what did he say?
Å. I will turn aside, and see this great sight,

why the bush is not burned. Exod. ii, 3. Q. Who then addressed him? A. God called unto him out of the midst of the bush. Exod. iii, 4.

What did he say to him? A. Put off thy shoes from off thy feet; the

place whereon thou standest is holy ground.

Exod, iii, 5. Q. How was Moses affected when he heard the Lord ? A. He hid his face, for he was afraid to look

upon God. Exod. iii, 6. Q. What did the Lord say he had seen? A. The afflictions of the Israelites. Exod. iii, 7. Q. What was he about to do? A. To deliver them from the Egyptians, and to

bring them into a land flowing with milk and

honey. Exod. iii, 8. Q. To whom would the Lord send Moses ? A. To Pharaoh. Exod. iii, 10. Q. For what purpose ? A. To bring forth the Israelites from Egypt. Q. What promise did the Lord make him? A. That he would be with him.' Exod. iii, 12. Q. Whom did he say Moses should tell them had sent him? A. I AM THAT I Am hath sent me unto you.

Exod. iii, 14.

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