Exodus 2:24

Hebrew Bible

22 When she bore a son, Moses named him Gershom, for he said, “I have become a resident foreigner in a foreign land.” 23 During that long period of time the king of Egypt died, and the Israelites groaned because of the slave labor. They cried out, and their desperate cry because of their slave labor went up to God. 24 God heard their groaning; God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob. 25 God saw the Israelites, and God understood.

Psalm 105:42

Hebrew Bible

40 They asked for food, and he sent quail; he satisfied them with food from the sky. 41 He opened up a rock and water flowed out; a river ran through dry regions. 42 Yes, he remembered the sacred promise he made to Abraham his servant. 43 When he led his people out, they rejoiced; his chosen ones shouted with joy. 44 He handed the territory of nations over to them, and they took possession of what other peoples had produced,

 Notes and References

"... Baruch has an explanation for God’s compassion ... Tears and weeping are often mentioned in connection with the destruction of Jerusalem and the exile. Baruch’s appeal to the covenant with the forefathers is conventional in three ways. First, the expression, “the covenant he established with our fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob,” is a variation of a well-known if not precisely fixed formula; see Exodus 2:24; Deuteronomy 9:5; LXX 4 Kings 13:23; 2 Maccabees 1:2. Second, references to God “remembering” a covenant are numerous in the literature. (Compare Genesis 9:15–16; Exodus 2:24; 6:5; Leviticus 26:42, 45; Psalm 105:8; 106:45; Ezekiel 16:60; CD 6:2; 4Q370 1:7; 4Q509 fragments 97–98 7; 1 Maccabees 4:10; 2 Maccabees 1:2; Testament of Moses 3:9; Philo Biblical Antiquities 19:2; Luke 1:72; t. Berakhot 6:5; etc.) Third, God remembering in particular the covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob is elsewhere explanation of or the ground of hope for God’s deliverance of oppressed Israel; compare esp. 2 Kings 13:23 ..."

Allison, Dale C. 4 Baruch: Paraleipomena Jeremiou (p. 369) De Gruyter, 2019

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