The whole point of the story is that God saved his people—not that the israelites caught a really lucky break.
Why didn't God empower the israelites to wreak vengeance on their enemies who were evil people?
The israelites were carried off to Babylon, where they wept by the waters.
Just like in the Bible story, where they say the great Pharaoh held down the Jews, israelites and all that.
For one thing, the verse describes a world in which the israelites are subject to, and then the slaves of, Egyptians.
The israelites had been accustomed to an idolatry where the most common familiarities were practised with the idol gods.
The israelites / as I thincke / ar in this pointe to be folowed.
The Pharaoh of Joseph's time seems to have affiliated with the israelites as natural friends,--to assist him in case of war.
Broken in fortune and in spirits, the israelites were indeed in a pitiable plight.
The name of God we hallow, but not as did the ancient israelites, by refusing even to mention the sacredly incommunicable Yahweh.
The descendants of Jacob, who made up twelve tribes, including the tribes of Judah, Levi, Reuben, and Benjamin.