Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then Pharaoh commanded all his people, saying, "Every son who is born you are to cast into the Nile, and every daughter you are to keep alive."

King James Version

And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye shall save alive.

Holman Bible

Pharaoh then commanded all his people: "You must throw every son born to the Hebrews into the Nile, but let every daughter live."

International Standard Version

Meanwhile, Pharaoh continued commanding all of his people, "You're to throw every Hebrew son who is born into the Nile River, but you're to allow every Hebrew daughter to live."

A Conservative Version

And Pharaoh ordered all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye shall save alive.

American Standard Version

And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye shall save alive.

Amplified

Then Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son born [to the Hebrews] you shall cast into the river [Nile], but every daughter you shall allow to live.

Bible in Basic English

And Pharaoh gave orders to all his people, saying, Every son who comes to birth is to be put into the river, but every daughter may go on living.

Darby Translation

Then Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, but every daughter ye shall save alive.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye shall give them their lives.

Julia Smith Translation

And Pharaoh will command to all the people, saying, Every son being brought forth ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye shall preserve alive.

King James 2000

And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born you shall cast into the river, and every daughter you shall save alive.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Pharaoh commanded all his people, saying, "Every son who is born you will throw into the Nile, and every daughter you will let live."

Modern King James verseion

And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born you shall cast into the river, and every daughter you shall save alive.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, "All the men children that are born, cast into the river; and save the maid children alive."

NET Bible

Then Pharaoh commanded all his people, "All sons that are born you must throw into the river, but all daughters you may let live."

New Heart English Bible

Pharaoh commanded all his people, saying, "You shall cast every son who is born into the river, and every daughter you shall save alive."

The Emphasized Bible

Then gave Pharaoh command to all his people saying - Every son that is born to the Hebrews, into the river, shall ye cast him; But every daughter, shall ye suffer to live.

Webster

And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye shall save alive.

World English Bible

Pharaoh commanded all his people, saying, "You shall cast every son who is born into the river, and every daughter you shall save alive."

Youngs Literal Translation

and Pharaoh layeth a charge on all his people, saying, 'Every son who is born -- into the River ye do cast him, and every daughter ye do keep alive.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּרעה 
Par`oh 
Usage: 268

צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

ילּוד 
Yillowd 
Usage: 5

שׁלך 
Shalak 
Usage: 125

into the river
יאר 
Y@`or 
Usage: 65

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

References

Context Readings

Israel And Oppression In Egypt

21 Because the midwives feared God, He established households for them. 22 Then Pharaoh commanded all his people, saying, "Every son who is born you are to cast into the Nile, and every daughter you are to keep alive."



Cross References

Acts 7:19

"It was he who took shrewd advantage of our race and mistreated our fathers so that they would expose their infants and they would not survive.

Genesis 41:1

Now it happened at the end of two full years that Pharaoh had a dream, and behold, he was standing by the Nile.

Exodus 1:16

and he said, "When you are helping the Hebrew women to give birth and see them upon the birthstool, if it is a son, then you shall put him to death; but if it is a daughter, then she shall live."

Exodus 7:19-21

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Say to Aaron, 'Take your staff and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt, over their rivers, over their streams, and over their pools, and over all their reservoirs of water, that they may become blood; and there will be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.'"

Psalm 105:25

He turned their heart to hate His people, To deal craftily with His servants.

Proverbs 1:16

For their feet run to evil And they hasten to shed blood.

Proverbs 4:16

For they cannot sleep unless they do evil; And they are robbed of sleep unless they make someone stumble.

Proverbs 27:4

Wrath is fierce and anger is a flood, But who can stand before jealousy?

Revelation 16:4-6

Then the third angel poured out his bowl into the rivers and the springs of waters; and they became blood.

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