The ClipArt gallery of the Second Book of Moses features 13 illustrations of the Israelites' escape from Egypt, their journey in the wilderness, and entry into a covent at Mount Sinai.

"And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt." Exodus 13:17 KJV

Departure of the Israelites from Egypt

"And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the…

An image of the Egyptian brick-making process. Bricks were usually made by foreigners. Exodus 5 records the story of the Israelites making bricks in Egypt.

Egyptian Brick-Making

An image of the Egyptian brick-making process. Bricks were usually made by foreigners. Exodus 5 records…

"And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand." Exodus 2:12 KJV

Moses Slaying the Egyptian

"And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he slew the Egyptian, and…

"And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi. And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months. And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch; and she put the child therein, and laid it in the flags by the river's brink. And his sister stood afar off, to know what would be done to him. And the daughter of Pharaoh came down to bathe at the river; and her maidens walked along by the river-side; and she saw the ark among the flags, and sent her handmaid to fetch it. And she opened it, and saw the child: and, behold, the babe wept. And she had compassion on him, and said, This is one of the Hebrews' children." Exodus 2:2-6
<p>Illustration of Pharaoh's daughter and maidens finding the infant Moses among the bulrushes.

The Finding of Moses

"And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi. And the woman conceived,…

"Now Moses was keeping the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the back of the wilderness, and came to the mountain of God, unto Horeb. And the angel of Jehovah appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. And Moses said, I will turn aside now, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt. And when Jehovah saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I. And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground. Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look upon God." Exodus 3 ASV
<p>Illustration of Moses hiding his face as God appears to him from a burning bush. Moses has removed his shoes as directed.

Moses and the Burning Bush

"Now Moses was keeping the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock…

"Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel." Exodus 17:6 KJV

Moses Bringing Water from the Rock

"Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there…

"And the child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses: and she said, Because I drew him out of the water." Exodus 2:10 KJV

Moses Brought Before Pharaoh's Daughter

"And the child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called…

"And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed." Exodus 3:2 KJV

Moses at the Burning Bush

"And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked,…

"And Moses called unto them; and Aaron and all the rulers of the congregation returned unto him: and Moses spake to them. And afterward all the children of Israel came nigh: and he gave them in commandment all that Jehovah had spoken with him in mount Sinai." Exodus 34:31-32
<p>Moses reveals the ten commandments to the children of Israel.

Moses Reveals the Ten Commandments to the Children of Israel

"And Moses called unto them; and Aaron and all the rulers of the congregation returned unto him: and…

"And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: it is the LORD'S passover." Exodus 12:11

The Feast of the Passover

"And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand;…

"And Jehovah spake unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying, This month shall be unto you the beginning of months: it shall be the first month of the year to you. Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to their fathers' houses, a lamb for a household: and if the household be too little for a lamb, then shall he and his neighbor next unto his house take one according to the number of the souls; according to every man's eating ye shall make your count for the lamb. Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male a year old: ye shall take it from the sheep, or from the goats: and ye shall keep it until the fourteenth day of the same month; and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it at even. And they shall take of the blood, and put it on the two side-posts and on the lintel, upon the houses wherein they shall eat it. And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; with bitter herbs they shall eat it." Exodus 12:1-8
<p>Illustration of a Hebrew family celebrating the first passover in Egypt. The family gathers at the table as one man marks the lintel of his door with blood.

Celebration of the First Passover

"And Jehovah spake unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying, This month shall be unto you the…

"And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and Jehovah caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all the night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided. And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left. And the Egyptians pursued, and went in after them into the midst of the sea, all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen. And it came to pass in the morning watch, that Jehovah looked forth upon the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of cloud, and discomfited the host of the Egyptians. And he took off their chariot wheels, and they drove them heavily; so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for Jehovah fighteth for them against the Egyptians. And Jehovah said unto Moses, Stretch out thy hand over the sea, that the waters may come again upon the Egyptians, upon their chariots, and upon their horsemen. And Moses stretched forth his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to its strength when the morning appeared; and the Egyptians fled against it; and Jehovah overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea." Exodus 14:21-27
<p>The Israelites stand on dry land with their children and possessions as the sea swallows the Egyptian army. Moses stands in the middle holding his staff out toward the sea. The pillar of cloud separates the Israelites from the Egpytians.

Pharaoh's Host Destroyed

"And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and Jehovah caused the sea to go back by a strong east…

"And the LORD said unto Moses, Come up to me into the mount, and be there: and I will give thee tables of stone, and a law, and commandments which I have written; that thou mayest teach them." Exodus 24:12 KJV

Moses Receiving the Tables of the Law

"And the LORD said unto Moses, Come up to me into the mount, and be there: and I will give thee tables…