Exodus 2:23–25; Nehemiah 9:9; Psalm 106:44

God Hears Israel's Groaning

23 oDuring those many days the king of Egypt died, and the people of Israel pgroaned because of their slavery and cried out for help. qTheir cry for rescue from slavery came up to God. 24 And rGod heard their groaning, and God sremembered his covenant with tAbraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob. 25 God usaw the people of Israeland God vknew.


pAnd you saw the affliction of our fathers in Egypt and heard qtheir cry at the Red Sea,


44  Nevertheless, he looked upon their distress,

when he xheard their cry.