Parallel Verses

Amplified

And I know that the king of Egypt will not let you go [unless forced to do so], no, not by a mighty hand.

New American Standard Bible

"But I know that the king of Egypt will not permit you to go, except under compulsion.

King James Version

And I am sure that the king of Egypt will not let you go, no, not by a mighty hand.

Holman Bible

“However, I know that the king of Egypt will not allow you to go, unless he is forced by a strong hand.

International Standard Version

I know that the king of Egypt won't allow you to go unless compelled to do so by force,

A Conservative Version

And I know that the king of Egypt will not give you leave to go, no, not by a mighty hand.

American Standard Version

And I know that the king of Egypt will not give you leave to go, no, not by a mighty hand.

Bible in Basic English

And I am certain that the king of Egypt will not let you go without being forced.

Darby Translation

But I know that the king of Egypt will not let you go, no, not by a powerful hand.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For I am sure that the king of Egypt will not let you go except by a mighty hand.

Julia Smith Translation

And I knew that the king of Egypt will not give you to go and not with a strong hand.

King James 2000

And I am sure that the king of Egypt will not let you go, no, not by a mighty hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I myself know that the king of Egypt will not allow you to go {unless compelled by a strong hand}.

Modern King James verseion

And I am sure that the king of Egypt will not let you go, no, not by a mighty hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Notwithstanding, I am sure that the king of Egypt will not let you go, except it be with a mighty hand:

NET Bible

But I know that the king of Egypt will not let you go, not even under force.

New Heart English Bible

I know that the king of Egypt won't give you permission to go, except by a mighty hand.

The Emphasized Bible

But, I, know, that the king of Egypt will not suffer you to go, - not even by a firm hand.

Webster

And I am sure that the king of Egypt will not let you go, no, not by a mighty hand.

World English Bible

I know that the king of Egypt won't give you permission to go, no, not by a mighty hand.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I -- I have known that the king of Egypt doth not permit you to go, unless by a strong hand,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
that the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of Egypt
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

will not let
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

you go
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

no, not by a mighty
חזק 
Chazaq 
Usage: 57

References

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Context Readings

Yahweh's Plan To Rescue The Israelites

18 And [the elders] shall believe and obey your voice; and you shall go, you and the elders of Israel, to the king of Egypt and you shall say to him, The Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has met with us; and now let us go, we beseech you, three days' journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the Lord our God. 19 And I know that the king of Egypt will not let you go [unless forced to do so], no, not by a mighty hand. 20 So I will stretch out My hand and smite Egypt with all My wonders which I will do in it; and after that he will let you go.


Cross References

Exodus 5:2

But Pharaoh said, Who is the Lord, that I should obey His voice to let Israel go? I know not the Lord, neither will I let Israel go.

Exodus 6:1

Then the Lord said to Moses, Now you shall see what I will do to Pharaoh; for [compelled] by a strong hand he will [not only] let them go, but he will drive them out of his land with a strong hand.

Exodus 7:1-14

The Lord said to Moses, Behold, I make you as God to Pharaoh [to declare My will and purpose to him]; and Aaron your brother shall be your prophet.

Psalm 136:11-12

And brought out Israel from among them, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

Isaiah 63:12-13

Who caused His glorious arm to go at the right hand of Moses, dividing the waters before them, to make for Himself an everlasting name,

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