Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Keep in mind that you were a servant in the land of Egypt: for this is why I give you orders to do this.

New American Standard Bible

You shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt; therefore I am commanding you to do this thing.

King James Version

And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt: therefore I command thee to do this thing.

Holman Bible

Remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt. Therefore I am commanding you to do this.

International Standard Version

Remember to do this because you were slaves in the land of Egypt. That is why I'm commanding you to do this."

A Conservative Version

And thou shall remember that thou were a bondman in the land of Egypt. Therefore I command thee to do this thing.

American Standard Version

And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt: therefore I command thee to do this thing.

Amplified

You shall [earnestly] remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt; therefore I command you to do this.

Darby Translation

And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt; therefore I command thee to do this thing.

Julia Smith Translation

And remember that thou wert a servant in the land of Egypt: for this I command thee to do this word. shall be to thee, so that thy days shall be prolonged upon the land which Jehovah thy God gave to thee.

King James 2000

And you shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt: therefore I command you to do this thing.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, therefore I [am] commanding you to do this thing."

Modern King James verseion

And you shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt. Therefore I command you to do this thing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And remember that thou wast a servant in the land of Egypt: wherefore I command thee to do this thing.

NET Bible

Remember that you were slaves in the land of Egypt; therefore, I am commanding you to do all this.

New Heart English Bible

You shall remember that you were a bondservant in the land of Egypt: therefore I command you to do this thing.

The Emphasized Bible

so shalt thou remember that a servant, becamest thou in the land of Egypt, - therefore, am I commending thee to do this thing.

Webster

And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bond-man in the land of Egypt: therefore I command thee to do this thing.

World English Bible

You shall remember that you were a bondservant in the land of Egypt: therefore I command you to do this thing.

Youngs Literal Translation

and thou hast remembered that a servant thou hast been in the land of Egypt; therefore I am commanding thee to do this thing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
that thou wast a bondman
עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

in the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of Egypt
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Consideration For People In Need

21 When you are pulling the grapes from your vines, do not take up those which have been dropped; let them be for the man from a strange land, the child without a father, and the widow. 22 Keep in mind that you were a servant in the land of Egypt: for this is why I give you orders to do this.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 24:18

But keep in mind that you were a servant in the land of Egypt, and the Lord your God made you free: for this is why I give you orders to do this.

Deuteronomy 5:14-15

But the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God; on that day do no work, you or your son or your daughter, or your man-servant or your woman-servant, or your ox or your ass or any of your cattle, or the man from a strange country who is living among you; so that your man-servant and your woman-servant may have rest as well as you.

Deuteronomy 7:8

But because of his love for you, and in order to keep his oath to your fathers, the Lord took you out with the strength of his hand, making you free from the prison-house and from the hand of Pharaoh, king of Egypt.

Isaiah 51:1

Give ear to me, you who are searching for righteousness, who are looking for the Lord: see the rock from which you were cut out, and the hole out of which you were taken.

2 Corinthians 8:8-9

I am not giving you an order, but using the ready mind of others as a test of the quality of your love.

Ephesians 5:1-2

Let it then be your desire to be like God, as well-loved children;

1 John 4:10-11

And this is love, not that we had love for God, but that he had love for us, and sent his Son to be an offering for our sins.

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