Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Hence God led the people around by the way of the wilderness to the Red Sea; and the sons of Israel went up in martial array from the land of Egypt.

King James Version

But God led the people about, through the way of the wilderness of the Red sea: and the children of Israel went up harnessed out of the land of Egypt.

Holman Bible

So He led the people around toward the Red Sea along the road of the wilderness. And the Israelites left the land of Egypt in battle formation.

International Standard Version

So God led the people the roundabout way of the desert toward the Reed Sea. The Israelis went up from the land of Egypt in military formation.

A Conservative Version

But God led the people about, by the way of the wilderness by the Red Sea. And the sons of Israel went up armed out of the land of Egypt.

American Standard Version

but God led the people about, by the way of the wilderness by the Red Sea: and the children of Israel went up armed out of the land of Egypt.

Amplified

But God led the people around by way of the wilderness toward the Red Sea. And the Israelites went up marshaled [in ranks] out of the land of Egypt.

Bible in Basic English

But God took the people round by the waste land near the Red Sea: and the children of Israel went up in fighting order out of the land of Egypt.

Darby Translation

And God led the people about, the way of the wilderness of the Red Sea; and the children of Israel went arrayed out of the land of Egypt.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

but God led the people round about through the way of the wilderness of the Red sea. And the sons of Israel went up armed out of the land of Egypt.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will turn the people about the way of the desert, the sea of sedge: and the sons of Israel went up active out of the land of Egypt

King James 2000

But God led the people about, through the way of the wilderness of the Red sea: and the children of Israel went up equipped for battle out of the land of Egypt.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So God led the people around [by] the way of the desert [to] the {Red Sea}, and the {Israelites} went up in battle array from the land of Egypt.

Modern King James verseion

But God led the people around, by the way of the wilderness of the Red Sea. And the sons of Israel went up armed out of the land of Egypt.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore God led them about through the wilderness that bordereth on the reed sea. The children of Israel went harnessed out of the land of Egypt.

NET Bible

So God brought the people around by the way of the desert to the Red Sea, and the Israelites went up from the land of Egypt prepared for battle.

New Heart English Bible

but God led the people around by the way of the wilderness by the Sea of Suf; and the children of Israel went up in five [divisions] out of the land of Egypt.

The Emphasized Bible

So God took the people round the desert-way of the Red Sea, - and the sons of Israel went up armed, out of the land of Egypt.

Webster

But God led the people about, through the way of the wilderness of the Red Sea: and the children of Israel went up harnassed from the land of Egypt.

World English Bible

but God led the people around by the way of the wilderness by the Red Sea; and the children of Israel went up armed out of the land of Egypt.

Youngs Literal Translation

and God turneth round the people the way of the wilderness of the Red Sea, and by fifties have the sons of Israel gone up from the land of Egypt.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

סבב 
Cabab 
Usage: 157

the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

סבב 
Cabab 
Usage: 157

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of the wilderness
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

of the Red
סוּף 
Cuwph 
Usage: 28

ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

went up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

חמשׁ 
Chamush 
Usage: 4

out of the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

Context Readings

Summary Of Travel

17 Now when Pharaoh had let the people go, God did not lead them by the way of the land of the Philistines, even though it was near; for God said, "The people might change their minds when they see war, and return to Egypt." 18 Hence God led the people around by the way of the wilderness to the Red Sea; and the sons of Israel went up in martial array from the land of Egypt. 19 Moses took the bones of Joseph with him, for he had made the sons of Israel solemnly swear, saying, "God will surely take care of you, and you shall carry my bones from here with you."


Cross References

Exodus 14:2

"Tell the sons of Israel to turn back and camp before Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea; you shall camp in front of Baal-zephon, opposite it, by the sea.

Numbers 33:6-8

They journeyed from Succoth and camped in Etham, which is on the edge of the wilderness.

Deuteronomy 32:10

"He found him in a desert land, And in the howling waste of a wilderness; He encircled him, He cared for him, He guarded him as the pupil of His eye.

Exodus 12:51

And on that same day the LORD brought the sons of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their hosts.

Joshua 1:14

"Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle shall remain in the land which Moses gave you beyond the Jordan, but you shall cross before your brothers in battle array, all your valiant warriors, and shall help them,

Psalm 107:7

He led them also by a straight way, To go to an inhabited city.

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