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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Exodus


List of Literary Structures


1-1 

2-1  2-2 

3-1  3-2  3-3 

4-1  4-2  4-3  4-4 

7-1  7-2  7-3  7-4  7-5  7-6  7-7 

List of Pericopes


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1 Introduction(1:1-7)
2 Construction of Cities(1:8-14)
3 Command to Kill Boys(1:15-22)
4 Birth and Youth of Moses(2:1-10)
5 Moses flees to Midian(2:11-15)
6 Marriage of Moses(2:16-22)
7 The LORD's Mercy for Israel(2:23-25)
8 Moses at the Burning Bush(3:1-4:17)
9 Moses Returns to Egypt(4:18-31)
10 Bricks without Straw(5:1-23)
11 Israel's Deliverance Assured(6:1-12)
12 The Genealogy of Moses and Aaron(6:13-27)
13 Aaron's Miraculous Rod(6:28-7:7)
14 Ten Miracles(7:8-10:29)
15 Warning of the Final Plague(11:1-10)
16 The First Passover Instituted(12:1-28)
17 The Tenth Plague(12:29-32)
18 The Exodus(12:33-41)
19 Directions for the Passover(12:42-51)
20 The Consecration of the First-born(13:1-2)
21 The Festival of Unleavened Bread(13:3-10)
22 The Consecration of the First-born(13:11-16)
23 The Pillars of Cloud and Fire(13:17-22)
24 Crossing the Red Sea(14:1-18)
25 The Pursuers Drowned(14:19-31)
26 The Song of Moses(15:1-19)
27 The Song of Miriam(15:20-21)
28 Bitter Water Made Sweet(15:22-27)
29 Bread from Heaven(16:1-36)
30 Water from the Rock(17:1-7)
31 Amalek Attacks Israel and Is Defeated(17:8-16)
32 Jethro's Advice(18:1-27)
33 The Israelites Reach Mount Sinai(19:1-9)
34 The LORD Comes Down upon Mount Sinai(19:10-19)
35 Moses goes up to Mount Sinai(19:20-25)
36 The Ten Commandments(20:1-21)
37 The Book of the Covenant(20:22-24:18)
38 The Blood of the Covenant(24:1-18)
39 The Command to Make the Tabernacle(25:1-31:12)
40 Sabbath Regulations(31:12-18)
41 The Golden Calf(32:1-33:6)
42 The Tent Outside the Camp(33:7-11)
43 The LORD goes with Israelites(33:12-17)
44 The Glory of God(33:18-23)
45 The Covenant Renewed(34:1-28)
46 The shining face of Moses(34:29-35)
47 Preparation for Constructing the Tabernacle(35:1-39:43)
48 Construction of the Tabernacle(40:1-33)
49 The Cloud and the Glory(40:34-38)


Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible and New Revised Standard Version