Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Why should the Egyptians say, "He brought them out with an evil intention to kill them in the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth'? Turn from your anger and change your mind about the calamity against your people.

New American Standard Bible

"Why should the Egyptians speak, saying, 'With evil intent He brought them out to kill them in the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth'? Turn from Your burning anger and change Your mind about doing harm to Your people.

King James Version

Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.

Holman Bible

Why should the Egyptians say, ‘He brought them out with an evil intent to kill them in the mountains and wipe them off the face of the earth’? Turn from Your great anger and relent concerning this disaster planned for Your people.

A Conservative Version

Why should the Egyptians speak, saying, He brought them forth for evil, to kill them on the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and relent of this evil against thy people.

American Standard Version

Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, saying, For evil did he bring them forth, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.

Amplified

Why should the Egyptians say, For evil He brought them forth, to slay them in the mountains and consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from Your fierce wrath, and change Your mind concerning this evil against Your people.

Bible in Basic English

Why let the Egyptians say, He took them out to an evil fate, to put them to death on the mountains, cutting them off from the earth? Let your wrath be turned away from them, and send not this evil on your people.

Darby Translation

Why should the Egyptians speak, and say, For misfortune he has brought them out, to slay them on the mountains, and to annihilate them from the face of the earth? Turn from the heat of thine anger, and repent of this evil against thy people!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Why should the Egyptians speak and say, For evil did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains and to consume them from upon the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath and repent of the evil of thy people.

Julia Smith Translation

Lest the Egyptians shall speak, saying, With evil he brought them forth to kill them in the mountains, and to finish them from the face of the earth. Turn back from the heat of thy wrath, and repent concerning evil towards thy people

King James 2000

Why should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from your fierce wrath, and change from this evil against your people.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Why should [the] Egyptians {say}, 'With evil [intent] he brought them out to kill them in the mountains and wipe them from the face of the earth'? Turn from {your fierce anger} and relent concerning the disaster for your people.

Modern King James verseion

Why should the Egyptians speak and say, He brought them out for harm, to kill them in the mountains and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from Your fierce wrath, and be moved to pity as to this evil against Your people.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, 'For a mischief did he bring them out: even for to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth.' Turn from thy fierce wrath, and have compassion over the wickedness of thy people.

NET Bible

Why should the Egyptians say, 'For evil he led them out to kill them in the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth'? Turn from your burning anger, and relent of this evil against your people.

New Heart English Bible

Why should the Egyptians speak, saying, 'He brought them forth for evil, to kill them in the mountains, and to consume them from the surface of the earth?' Turn from your fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against your people.

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore should the Egyptians speak saying - For mischief, hath he taken them forth to slay them among the mountains, and to make an end of them from off the face of the ground? Turn thou from the kindling of thine anger, and be grieved over the calamity to thy people,

Webster

Why should the Egyptians speak and say, For evil did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.

World English Bible

Why should the Egyptians speak, saying, 'He brought them forth for evil, to kill them in the mountains, and to consume them from the surface of the earth?' Turn from your fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against your people.

Youngs Literal Translation

why do the Egyptians speak, saying, For evil He brought them out to slay them among mountains, and to consume them from off the face of the ground? turn back from the heat of Thine anger, and repent of the evil against Thy people.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

and say

Usage: 0

did he bring
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

them out, to slay
הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

them in the mountains
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

and to consume
כּלה 
Kalah 
Usage: 207

them from the face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of the earth
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

חרן חרון 
Charown 
Usage: 41

and repent
נחם 
Nacham 
Usage: 108

References

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Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

The Golden Calf

11 But Moses implored the LORD his God: "LORD, why are you angry with your people whom you brought out of the land of Egypt with great power and a show of force? 12 Why should the Egyptians say, "He brought them out with an evil intention to kill them in the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth'? Turn from your anger and change your mind about the calamity against your people. 13 Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, your servants to whom you swore by yourself as you told them, "I'll increase the number of your descendants like the stars of the heavens, I'll give your descendants all of this land about which I have spoken, and they are to possess it forever.'"


Cross References

Numbers 14:13-16

But Moses responded to the LORD, "When Egypt hears that you've brought this people out from among them with a mighty demonstration of power,

Deuteronomy 9:28

Otherwise, the people of the land from which you brought us will say, "The LORD wasn't able to bring them out of the land that he had promised them. So he brought them out to kill them in the desert because he hated them."

Exodus 32:14

So the LORD changed his mind about the calamity he had said he would bring on his people.

Joshua 7:9

The Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land will hear of this, will surround us, and eliminate us from the earth! Then what will you do about your great reputation?"

Genesis 6:6

Then the LORD regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and he was deeply grieved about that.

Deuteronomy 13:17

Moreover, you must never take any item from those condemned things, so the LORD may yet relent from his burning anger and extend compassion, have mercy, and cause you to increase in number as he promised by an oath to your ancestors

Deuteronomy 32:26-27

"I said, "I will scatter them, erasing their memory from the human race,

Deuteronomy 32:36

For the LORD will vindicate his people and bring comfort to his servants, because he will observe that their power has waned, when neither prisoner nor free person remain.

Joshua 7:26

piling up a large mound of boulders that remains to this day. After this, the LORD turned his burning anger away, and that is why that place is called "the Valley of Achor" to this day.

Ezra 10:14

So let's have our officials remain on behalf of the whole community. Then all who have married foreign wives are to come appear at specific times before the elders and judges of each city until the fierce anger of our God has been turned away from us in this matter."

Psalm 74:18

Remember this: The enemy scorns the LORD and a foolish people despises your name.

Psalm 78:38

But he, being merciful, forgave their iniquity and didn't destroy them; He restrained his anger and didn't vent all his wrath.

Psalm 79:9-10

Help us, God, our deliverer, on account of your glorious name, deliver us and forgive our sins on account of your name.

Psalm 85:3

You withdrew all your wrath and turned away from your burning anger.

Psalm 90:13

Please return, LORD! When will it be? Comfort your servants.

Psalm 106:45

he remembered his covenant with them, and so relented according to the greatness of his gracious love.

Ezekiel 20:9

I did this so my reputation might not be tarnished among the nations where they were living, among whom I made myself known in their presence when I brought them out of the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 20:14

I did this so my reputation wouldn't be tarnished among the nations in whose presence I had brought them out.

Ezekiel 20:22

But I withdrew my decision so my reputation wouldn't be tarnished among the nations before whose eyes I brought them out.

Amos 7:3

So the LORD relented from this. "This will not happen," said the LORD.

Amos 7:6

So the LORD relented from this. "This will not happen, either," said the Lord GOD.

Jonah 3:9

Who knows but that God may relent, have compassion, and turn from his fierce anger, so that we are not exterminated?"

Zechariah 8:14

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Just as I intended to bring harm to you when your ancestors angered me,' says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "and I did not relent,

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