Events of The Bible

Exodus from Egypt

Exodus from Egypt

Exodus from Egypt

יציאת מצרים

Yetziat Mitzrayim

y’-tzee-AT mitz-RA-yim

Where does Exodus from Egypt take place?

In Egypt.

When does Exodus from Egypt take place?

On the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Nissan in the year 2448 on the Hebrew calendar, generally calculated as 1313 BCE.

What happened at Exodus from Egypt?

As he was suffering during the final plague of the Death of the Firstborn, Pharaoh finally told the Israelites to leave Egypt as God had predicted. With that, Moses and Aaron declared that it was finally time to depart.

The next day, with unleavened bread, silver, gold, and much more, approximately 3 million Israelites physically walked out of Egypt.

The Exodus from Egypt is a core event for the People of Israel, mentioned multiple times in daily prayers, on Shabbat, and the three pilgrimage festivals of Pesach, Shavuot, and Sukkot.


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