When the king of Egypt was told that the people had fled, Pharaoh and his officials changed their minds about them and said, "What have we done? We have let the Israelites go and have lost their services!"
""Go, tell Pharaoh king of Egypt to let the Israelites go out of his country."" -
"When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them on the road through the Philistine country, though that was shorter. For God said, "If they face war, they might change their minds and return to Egypt."" -
"Pharaoh king of Egypt, his attendants, his officials and all his people," -
"So now, go. I am sending you to Pharaoh to bring my people the Israelites out of Egypt."" -
"But Moses said to God, "Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the Israelites out of Egypt?"" -