There are three parts to this Book:
I. The History of the persecution of the Israelites in Egypt: chapters 1-12: in which is:
1. The persecution and servitude of the people: chapter 1.
2. Preparation for their liberation and exodus: chapters 2-12: in which is:
a. The instrument of their liberation, Moses, of whom is narrated
α. The birth: chapter 2.
β. The calling: chapter 3.
γ. The obedience: chapter 4, 5.
δ. The second calling: chapter 6.
b. The actions of Moses, the ten plagues:
α. 1. The conversion of water into blood: chapter 7.
β. 2. Of frogs. 3. Of lice. 4. Of insects: chapter 8.
γ. 5. Of pestilence. 6. Of boils. 7. Of hail: chapter 9.
δ. 8. Of the locusts. 9. Of darkness: chapter 10.
ε. 10. Of the smiting of the firstborn threatened: chapter 11.
ζ. The same inflicted. The institution of the Passover: chapter 12:1-33.