Tirzah

Tirzah Review

Tirzah's people, the Israelites, have been in slavery to the Egyptians for many years. Tirzah and her lame brother, Oren, help gather straw to make bricks. She observes the suffering of her people and the injustices that are done to them by the Egyptian police. Moses begs Pharaoh to let them go, but Pharaoh makes them work harder.

One night, when the plague of death strikes down Pharaoh's own son, he allows the Israelites to flee on foot, only to pursue them with horses and chariots. He believes he will have them trapped between the mountains and the sea, but God miraculously delivers them. The Israelites celebrate with a song of hope and victory. Tirzah befriends a young Egyptian girl who has fled with them, even though others treat her badly. In spite of hardship and disappointment, Tirzah and her family keep trusting Yahweh to carry them through.

Title:Tirzah
Edition Language:English

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  • Peter Mead

    I just read this to my children, but I also loved it. Historical fiction following a family from enslavement in Egypt to the 12 spies fallout – the value here is to imagine what we know as biblical ...

  • Victoria Lynn

    I remember really enjoying this book, though I don't usually like bible stories through fictional eyes. But this one was enough removed from actual biblical things that could be skewed and it followed...

  • Ebookwormy1

    This insightful historical fiction about the exodus was helpful to me in illuminating the Biblical text. The author respectfully tries to flesh out what the obedient and disobedient among the tribes o...

  • Selina Bloomfield

    Simple story about the children of Israel leaving Egypt. Read it with my boys as part of our homeschool curriculum. They enjoyed it. ...

  • Challice Neipp

    The book was ok. It felt hard to get through at some times but it was an interesting perspective on the exodus of the Israelite nation. While the story is centered around the Jew Tirzah, and her famil...

  • Tirzah

    This was an interesting book based on the Hebrew's Exodus from Egypt and their journey towards the Promised Land. Tirzah and her family learn about trusting God and having hope even during dark times....

  • Marci Miller

    Read this too my children, it was a nice account of the Exodus and first years of desert wandering, I think more biblical detains could have been added. My children didn’t appreciate the love intere...

  • Amber Parker

    This brought to life the Biblical account of the Exodus in a way I've never read before. My 8 year old and I both loved it!...

  • Cristine Braddy

    My son loved this as a read aloud. It brought the Exodus to life....

  • Annette Vellenga

    a fictional book based on the Israelites and their Exodus into the desert.Brought to life the trials they faced, the difficulty it would be with the complainers vs the "let's follow God" crowd and how...