Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He caused their chariot wheels to swerve, and He made them drive with difficulty; so the Egyptians said, "Let us flee from Israel, for the LORD is fighting for them against the Egyptians."

King James Version

And took off their chariot wheels, that they drave them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD fighteth for them against the Egyptians.

Holman Bible

He caused their chariot wheels to swerve and made them drive with difficulty. "Let's get away from Israel," the Egyptians said, "because the Lord is fighting for them against Egypt!"

International Standard Version

He made the wheels of their chariots wobble so that they drove them with difficulty. The Egyptians said, "Let's flee from Israel because the LORD is fighting for them and against us."

A Conservative Version

And he took off their chariot wheels, and they drove them with difficulty, so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel, for LORD fights for them against the Egyptians.

American Standard Version

And he took off their chariot wheels, and they drove them heavily; so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for Jehovah fighteth for them against the Egyptians.

Amplified

And bound (clogged, took off) their chariot wheels, making them drive heavily; and the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel, for the Lord fights for them against the Egyptians!

Bible in Basic English

And made the wheels of their war-carriages stiff, so that they had hard work driving them: so the Egyptians said, Let us go in flight from before the face of Israel, for the Lord is fighting for them against the Egyptians.

Darby Translation

And he took off their chariot wheels, and caused them to drive with difficulty; and the Egyptians said, Let us flee before Israel, for Jehovah is fighting for them against the Egyptians!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and took off their chariot wheels and overturned them grievously, so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD fights for them against the Egyptians.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will remove the wheel of their chariots, and they will drive in heaviness; and Egypt will say, I will flee from the face of Israel; for Jehovah waged war for them against Egypt

King James 2000

And took off their chariot wheels, that they drove them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD fights for them against the Egyptians.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he removed the wheels of their chariots [so that] they drove them with difficulty, and [the] Egyptians said, "We must flee away from Israel because Yahweh [is] fighting for them against Egypt."

Modern King James verseion

And He took off their chariot wheels, and made them go heavily, so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel, for Jehovah fights for them against the Egyptians.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and smote off their chariot wheels and cast them down to the ground. Then said the Egyptians, "Let us flee from Israel, for the LORD fighteth for them against us."

NET Bible

He jammed the wheels of their chariots so that they had difficulty driving, and the Egyptians said, "Let's flee from Israel, for the Lord fights for them against Egypt!"

New Heart English Bible

He bound their chariot wheels, so that they drove them with difficulty. And the Egyptians said, "Let's flee from the face of Israel, for the LORD fights for them against the Egyptians."

The Emphasized Bible

and he took off the wheels of their chariots, and made them drive heavily, - so that the Egyptians said - We must flee from the face of Israel, for Yahweh, is fighting for them against the Egyptians.

Webster

And took off their chariot-wheels, and made them to move heavily, so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD fighteth for them against the Egyptians.

World English Bible

He took off their chariot wheels, and they drove them heavily; so that the Egyptians said, "Let's flee from the face of Israel, for Yahweh fights for them against the Egyptians!"

Youngs Literal Translation

and turneth aside the wheels of their chariots, and they lead them with difficulty, and the Egyptians say, 'Let us flee from the face of Israel, for Jehovah is fighting for them against the Egyptians.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

מרכּבה 
merkabah 
Usage: 44

אפן אופן 
'owphan 
Usage: 35

נהג 
Nahag 
Usage: 31

כּבדת 
K@beduth 
Usage: 1

so that the Egyptians
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

Let us flee
נוּס 
Nuwc 
Usage: 160

from the face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

for the Lord

Usage: 0

לחם 
Lacham 
Usage: 177

References

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Context Readings

Escape Through The Red Sea

24 At the morning watch, the LORD looked down on the army of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and cloud and brought the army of the Egyptians into confusion. 25 He caused their chariot wheels to swerve, and He made them drive with difficulty; so the Egyptians said, "Let us flee from Israel, for the LORD is fighting for them against the Egyptians." 26 Then the LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand over the sea so that the waters may come back over the Egyptians, over their chariots and their horsemen."



Cross References

Exodus 14:14

"The LORD will fight for you while you keep silent."

Deuteronomy 3:22

'Do not fear them, for the LORD your God is the one fighting for you.'

Judges 4:15

The LORD routed Sisera and all his chariots and all his army with the edge of the sword before Barak; and Sisera alighted from his chariot and fled away on foot.

1 Samuel 4:7-8

The Philistines were afraid, for they said, "God has come into the camp." And they said, "Woe to us! For nothing like this has happened before.

Job 11:20

"But the eyes of the wicked will fail, And there will be no escape for them; And their hope is to breathe their last."

Job 20:24

"He may flee from the iron weapon, But the bronze bow will pierce him.

Job 27:22

"For it will hurl at him without sparing; He will surely try to flee from its power.

Psalm 46:9

He makes wars to cease to the end of the earth; He breaks the bow and cuts the spear in two; He burns the chariots with fire.

Psalm 68:12

"Kings of armies flee, they flee, And she who remains at home will divide the spoil!"

Psalm 76:6

At Your rebuke, O God of Jacob, Both rider and horse were cast into a dead sleep.

Jeremiah 51:21

"With you I shatter the horse and his rider, And with you I shatter the chariot and its rider,

Amos 1:14

"So I will kindle a fire on the wall of Rabbah And it will consume her citadels Amid war cries on the day of battle, And a storm on the day of tempest.

Amos 5:19

As when a man flees from a lion And a bear meets him, Or goes home, leans his hand against the wall And a snake bites him.

Amos 9:1

I saw the Lord standing beside the altar, and He said, "Smite the capitals so that the thresholds will shake, And break them on the heads of them all! Then I will slay the rest of them with the sword; They will not have a fugitive who will flee, Or a refugee who will escape.

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