And he said, Certainly I will be with you; and this shall be a token to you, that I have sent you…
I. IT WAS CONSIDERATE. Promise made when most needed-at time of weakness.
II. IT WAS EMPHATIC. Leaving no room for doubt.
III. IT WAS SYMPATHETIC. "With thee." Not I will follow thee — not I will go before thee-not I will be near thee — but with thee — as a companion to cheer thy soul; as a friend-to give thee counsel; as a God — to make thee victorious. How can a mission fail when God is with the worker?
(J. S. Exell, M. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And he said, Certainly I will be with thee; and this shall be a token unto thee, that I have sent thee: When thou hast brought forth the people out of Egypt, ye shall serve God upon this mountain.
WEB: He said, "Certainly I will be with you. This will be the token to you, that I have sent you: when you have brought forth the people out of Egypt, you shall serve God on this mountain."