Understanding the Scriptures
|Deal wisely with them (v. 10)||Govern them in a way that will benefit us|
|Taskmasters (v. 11)||Person who assigns hard jobs|
|Serve with rigour (vv. 13–14)||Treat cruelly by requiring very hard work|
|Bitter (v. 14)||Difficult|
|Midwives (vv. 15–21)||Women who help deliver babies|
|Stools (v. 16)||Places where women gave birth|
|Feared God (vv. 17, 21)||Honored and cared more about God than other things|
|Lively (v. 19)||Strong and healthy|
|Ere (v. 19)||Before|
Studying the Scriptures
Do either activities A and B or activity C only as you study Exodus 1.
Finish These Sentences
Pharaoh made life more difficult for the children of Israel because …
Pharaoh commanded the midwives to …
The midwives disobeyed Pharaoh’s commands because …
Identify the Principle
Apply the Principle
Write about whether you think it is easier to fear what friends think or to fear God, and explain why.
Name a way you think people your age fear man more than God. Write a letter in your notebook to a person with this challenge to help him or her understand what should be done. Use what you learn in Doctrine and Covenants 3:7–8 and the story in Exodus 1 in what you write.