The Daily Study Bible Series: Exodus The complete Daily Study Bible—Old Testament follows the brilliant pattern of William Barclay's popular Daily Study Bible—New Testament. Written by accomplished interpreters of the OT, these volumes combine the depth of scholarship, the critical style, and the grace that characterized Barclay's writing.
“We are not told how long Jochebed nursed her son, but in the society of the time a baby boy was not normally weaned until the age of three, and in exceptional cases five—this will almost certainly have been the case with Samuel—and it can be regarded as certain that Moses stayed long enough with his parents to have his people’s identity and hopes ineradicably impressed upon him, as well as their faith in the God of the Patriarchs.” (Page 10)
“One of the glories of the Tabernacle, frequently overlooked, is that, to use modern terms, it opened free of debt.” (Page 187)
“So great is the danger of our mistaking the voice of our own desires for the voice of God, that humble men at all times have asked for a sign, and when it has been reasonable and not merely a cloak for doubt, it has been given them. Here, however, the truest sign of all is given: go, and your success will show that you went aright. ‘When you have brought forth the people out of Egypt, you shall serve God upon this mountain.’” (Page 19)
“Then God touched the iridescent bubble of the Israelites’ material complacency, as he so often has to with the Christian.” (Page 4)
“In any case the king met a force greater than his: ‘they feared God’.” (Page 8)