Exodus Topical Outline

Chapter 1
Jacob's family moves to Egypt. 1:1-7
The new king of Egypt mistreats the Israelites. 1:8-22
Chapter 2
The birth and infancy of Moses 2:1-10
Moses kills an Egyptian. 2:11-13
Moses flees to Midian. 2:14-15
Moses and Zipporah. 2:16-22
The king of Egypt dies. 2:23-25
Chapter 3
The Burning Bush 3:1-22
Chapter 4
God's instructions to Moses 4:1-23
God tries to kill Moses 4:24-26
Moses and Aaron speak to the children of Israel. 4:27-31
Chapter 5
Moses and the Pharaoh 5:1-23
Chapter 6
Moses meets with God again. 6:1-30
Chapter 7
God prepares Moses and Aaron for their meeting with Pharaoh. 7:1-7
The rod to snake trick 7:8-12
God hardens the Pharaoh's heart. 7:13-14
The first plague of Egypt: The river turns to blood 7:15-25
Chapter 8
The second plague: Frogs 8:1-15
The third plague: Lice 8:16-19
The fourth plague: Flies 8:20-32
Chapter 9
The fifth plague: All cattle in Egypt die 9:1-7
The sixth plague: Boils 9:8-17
The seventh plague: Hail 9:18-35
Chapter 10
God hardens the Pharaoh's heart 10:1-3
The eighth plague: Locusts 10:4-20
The ninth plague: Three days of darkness 10:21-29
Chapter 11
God plans the tenth plague 11:1-10
Chapter 12
God finds a way to avoid killing the wrong children. 12:1-13
Passover laws 12:14-28
The tenth plague: God kills all the Egyptian firstborn children and animals 12:29-36
The Isralites begin their Exodus from Egypt 12:37-42
More Passover laws 12:43-51
Chapter 13
Laws commemorating the Exodus 13:1-16
God leads the Israelites through the land of the Philistines. 13:17-22
Chapter 14
The Red Sea crossing 14:1-31
Chapter 15
The song of Moses 15:1-21
The waters of Marah 15:22-27
Chapter 16
Manna and Quails 16:1-36
Chapter 17
Water from a rock 17:1-7
War with Amalek 17:8-16
Chapter 18
Jethro visits Moses. 18:1-27
Chapter 19
The wilderness of Sinai 19:1-25
Chapter 20
God spoke all these words. 20:1-26
(Some of which are often called "The Ten Commandments")
Chapter 21: God's Judgments
On slavery 21:2-6
On selling your daughter 21:7-9
On Polygamy 21:10-11
On Murder 21:12-14
On Disobedient Children and Slave Stealers 21:15-17
On assault 21:18-19
On Slave Beating 21:20-21
On Miscarriage/Abortion 21:22-25
More Judgments on Slave Beating 21:26-27
On Ox Goring 21:28-32
Chapter 22
More Laws 22:1-31
(About thieves, witches, unbelievers, beastiality, etc.)
Chapter 23
Good Rules 23:1-11
Rules about sabbaths, gods, feasts, and sacrifice 23:12-19
More rules and promises 23:20-33
Chapter 24
Moses and God on Mount Sinai 24:1-18
Chapter 25
Stuff God wants 25:1-40
(Gold, sanctuary, ark, mercy seat, table, dishes, candlestick, snuffdishes, etc.)
Chapter 26
Make a tabernacle for God according to these instructions. 26:1-37
Chapter 27
Make an altar of shittim wood and a tabernacle court. 27:1-21
Chapter 28
Make holy garments for priests (for glory and beauty). 28:1-43
Chapter 29
The procedure for making priests 29:1-21
Wave, heave, and sin offerings 29:22-35
Daily animal sacrifices 29:36-46
Chapter 30
Make an altar, burn incense, and sacrifice animals. 30:1-10
God's survey and tax plan 30:11-16
Priests must wash their hands and feet (or die) 30:17-21
God's holy oil and perfume 30:22-38
Chapter 31
Bezaleel and Aholiab 31:1:11
The Sabbath 31:12-18
Chapter 32
Aaron's Golden Calf 32:1-9
Moses talks God out of killing everyone 32:9-14
Moses breaks the stone tablets 32:15-20
Aaron's excuses 32:21-24
God forces people to kill their family, friends, and neighbors 32:25-32
The Lord plagued the people 32:33-35
Chapter 33
God's promises Moses a land flowing with milk and honey 33:1-3
Ornaments (God hates them) 33:4-8
God talks to Moses face to face 33:9-17
Moses asks to see God's glory 33:18-20
God shows Moses his back parts 33:21-23
Chapter 34
Replacement Tablets 34:1-28
Chapter 35
Sabbath laws 35:1-3
Stuff God wants 35:4-19
The people bring stuff to God. 35:20-29
Bezaleel and Aholiab 35:30-35
Chapter 36
Bezaleel and Aholiab make stuff for God 36:1-38
Chapter 37
Bezaleel makes more stuff for God. 37.1-29
Chapter 38
Bezaleel made everything else that God commanded. 38:1-25
Population Explosion! 38:26-31
Chapter 39
Holy garments for priests 39:1-32
The people bring the stuff they made for God to Moses 39:33-43
Chapter 40
Setting up the tabernacle 40:1-33
A cloud covered the tabernacle at night, and a fire during the day 40:34-38