Exodus 1:9 He said to his people, "Behold, the people of the sons of Israel are more and mightier than we.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He said to his people, "Behold, the people of the sons of Israel are more and mightier than we.

King James Version

And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we:

Holman Bible

He said to his people, "Look, the Israelite people are more numerous and powerful than we are.

International Standard Version

He told his people, "Look, the Israeli people are more numerous and more powerful than we are.

A Conservative Version

And he said to his people, Behold, the people of the sons of Israel are more and mightier than we.

American Standard Version

And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we:

Amplified

He said to his people, Behold, the Israelites are too many and too mighty for us [and they outnumber us both in people and in strength].

Bible in Basic English

And he said to his people, See, the people of Israel are greater in number and in power than we are:

Darby Translation

And he said to his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more numerous and stronger than we.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the sons of Israel are more and mightier than we.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say to his people, Behold, the people of the sons of Israel, many, being strong above us.

King James 2000

And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to his people, "Look, the people of the {Israelites} [are] greater and more numerous than us.

Modern King James verseion

And he said to his people, Behold, the people of the sons of Israel are many and mightier than we.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said unto his folk, "Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we.

NET Bible

He said to his people, "Look at the Israelite people, more numerous and stronger than we are!

New Heart English Bible

He said to his people, "Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we.

The Emphasized Bible

So he said, unto his people, Lo! the people of the sons of Israel are too many and mighty for us!

Webster

And he said to his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we.

World English Bible

He said to his people, "Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he saith unto his people, 'Lo, the people of the sons of Israel is more numerous and mighty than we;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

עצם עצוּם 
`atsuwm 
Usage: 31

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Context Readings

Israel And Oppression In Egypt

8 Now a new king arose over Egypt, who did not know Joseph. 9 He said to his people, "Behold, the people of the sons of Israel are more and mightier than we. 10 "Come, let us deal wisely with them, or else they will multiply and in the event of war, they will also join themselves to those who hate us, and fight against us and depart from the land."



Cross References

Psalm 105:24-25

And He caused His people to be very fruitful, And made them stronger than their adversaries.

Numbers 22:4-5

Moab said to the elders of Midian, "Now this horde will lick up all that is around us, as the ox licks up the grass of the field." And Balak the son of Zippor was king of Moab at that time.

Job 5:2

"For anger slays the foolish man, And jealousy kills the simple.

Proverbs 14:28

In a multitude of people is a king's glory, But in the dearth of people is a prince's ruin.

Proverbs 27:4

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

Ecclesiastes 4:4

I have seen that every labor and every skill which is done is the result of rivalry between a man and his neighbor This too is vanity and striving after wind.

Titus 3:3

For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.

James 3:14-16

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth.

James 4:5

Or do you think that the Scripture speaks to no purpose: "He jealously desires the Spirit which He has made to dwell in us"?

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