Exodus 4: Moses Returns to Egypt

Old Testament Seminary Student Study Guide, (2002), 43


Refer to the introduction to Exodus 3.

Understanding the Scriptures

Exodus 4

Into thy bosom (vv. 6–7)Next to your chest 
Leprous (v. 6)Having leprosy, a skin disease 
Eloquent (v. 10)Good at speaking 
Heretofore (v. 10)In the past 
Dumb (v. 11)Someone who can’t speak 
Wherewith (v. 17)With it 

Note: Remember to use the footnotes in the Latter-day Saint edition of the King James Version of the Bible to aid you in understanding what you read.

Studying the Scriptures

Do activity A as you study Exodus 4.

Activity A iconWhat If They Won’t Believe Me?

Moses’ Fears, Doubts, and Concerns

How the Lord Resolved the Concern

Make a chart like the one shown. Fill in the chart with what you learn in Exodus 4 about Moses’ concerns about his assignment and what the Lord did to help resolve his concerns.