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The Exodus

This is a old commission work done 2 years ago or so.

The exodus is maybe one of my favorite biblical tales. Why? well, not just is one of the most "feel the God´s power!!!" tales of the whole book... Also cause is one of the most political: Freedom of will and mind of people against a state (they was just a cheap workers for the Pharaoh and the Egyptian economical system). this sound familiar? well, the economical system of the world didn't change a lot since the old times, uh? :D

My greetings to those who celebrate this week :)


Let´s Wikiattack!!

The Exodus (Greek word έξοδος, (Hebrew: יציאת מצרים, Modern Yetsi'at Mitzrayim Tiberian jəsʕijaθ misʕɾajim ; "the exiting of Egypt") is the story of the departure of the Israelites from ancient Egypt described in the Hebrew Bible. Narrowly defined, the term refers only to the departure from Egypt described in the Book of Exodus; more widely, it takes in the subsequent wanderings in the wilderness described in the books of Numbers and Deuteronomy.

According to the Book of Exodus, Moses was born in a time when his people, the Children of Israel, were increasing in number and the Egyptian Pharaoh was worried that they might help Egypt's enemies. Moses' Hebrew mother, Jochebed, hid him when the Pharaoh ordered all newborn Hebrew boys to be killed. He ended up being adopted into the Egyptian royal family. After killing an Egyptian slave-master, Moses fled across the Red Sea to Midian where he tended the flocks of Jethro, a priest of Midian on the slopes of Mt. Horeb. After the Ten Plagues were unleashed on Egypt, Moses led the Exodus of the Hebrew people out of Egypt and across the Red Sea, after which they based themselves at Mount Sinai and compassed the borders of Edom. It was at this time that Moses received the Ten Commandments.

The Book of Leviticus records the construction of the tabernacle and the laws of God. The book of Numbers tells the Israelites, led now by God, journey onwards from Sinai towards Canaan, but when their spies report that the land is filled with giants they refuse to go on. Yahweh then condemns them to wander in the desert until the generation that left Egypt passes away. The book of Deuteronomy tells how the Israelites arrive at the borders of Canaan, where Moses recalls their journeys and gives them new laws. His death (the last reported event of the Torah) concludes the 40 years of the exodus from Egypt.

There are many well-known incidents in the story of the Exodus, but some of the most famous include: the crossing of the Red Sea; the revelation at Sinai; the giving of the Tablets of Law; the incident of the golden calf; the gift of manna in the desert; the rock of Meribah; the treachery of the Amalekites; the incident at Baal-Peor; the story of Balaam and his talking donkey; and the story of the scouting of Canaan.


.... OK, truly... I´m expecting someone says:


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Moses : "I opened the Red Sea."

Baal : "That's cute kiddo."

MettlesomeKnight's avatar
What system are you referring to?
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Happy Passover and feast of unleavened bread.

CradStrip57's avatar
DELIVER US !!! Awesome work
Hello, my church would like permission to use this image as part of our sermon series on the life of Moses, please. Please email me at Thanks!
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Moses rise his staff above his head and close his eyes

"With this staff, you shall do my wonders"

Moses pierce the water with the staff and split the red sea in two.
morduboy's avatar
Whaddya think Moses said after that? 
DRamos97's avatar
By the power of God... (raises rod into air)

It makes me wonder what Moses actually looked like. Might not be so off according to Deuteronomy 34:7
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You did an excellent job. Can tell you were inspired by the movie. 
HolyArtsAlchemist's avatar
Awesome work my friend.
Ishida-R's avatar
Bending is for weaklings. This is the power of God,the real One.
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This is pretty nice!
RDizzy's avatar
EPIC Moses!!
MensjeDeZeemeermin's avatar
Y'know, they WOULD follow him for 40 years in the Wilderness if he looked like that.  Great dynamism and energy.
You do know Moses never crossed the Red Sea? Don't you? The Greeks got the translation wrong. It is not the RED Sea, but the REED Sea. It's true. Check your Bibles. It's in there.
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