The first third of the book of Exodus takes place in Egypt. The Israelites had lived in Egypt for 400 years and were steeped in Egyptian culture. The cultural and historical setting of Exodus is ancient Egypt. Here’s a brief introduction.
When it comes to biblical history, you can divide scholars into minimalists and maximalists. Minimalists believe almost nothing in the Old Testament is historically accurate. Maximalists believe the Old Testament is a reasonably accurate historical document. Among the maximalists, there are two main competing theories about the date of the Exodus: early and late.
A chart of the parallel passages found in the Old Testament books of Exodus and Numbers.
Quotations/Allusions to the Old Testament book of Exodus in the New Testament
Study questions, maps, charts, key words, history, background, outlines, and links to help you study the Old Testament book of Exodus.