Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

So Zipporah took a sharp stone and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it down at his feet, - and said - Surely, a bridegroom by rites of blood, art thou to me!

New American Standard Bible

Then Zipporah took a flint and cut off her son's foreskin and threw it at Moses' feet, and she said, "You are indeed a bridegroom of blood to me."

King James Version

Then Zipporah took a sharp stone, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet, and said, Surely a bloody husband art thou to me.

Holman Bible

So Zipporah took a flint, cut off her son’s foreskin, and threw it at Moses’ feet. Then she said, “You are a bridegroom of blood to me!”

International Standard Version

Zipporah took a flint knife, cut off her son's foreskin, and touched Moses' feet with it, saying while doing so, ""because you are a bridegroom of blood to me."

A Conservative Version

Then Zipporah took a flint, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet. And she said, Surely a bridegroom of blood thou are to me.

American Standard Version

Then Zipporah took a flint, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet; and she said, Surely a bridegroom of blood art thou to me.

Amplified

[Now apparently he had failed to circumcise one of his sons, his wife being opposed to it; but seeing his life in such danger] Zipporah took a flint knife and cut off the foreskin of her son and cast it to touch [Moses'] feet, and said, Surely a husband of blood you are to me!

Bible in Basic English

Then Zipporah took a sharp stone, and cutting off the skin of her son's private parts, and touching his feet with it, she said, Truly you are a husband of blood to me.

Darby Translation

Then Zipporah took a stone and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet, and said, A bloody husband indeed art thou to me!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Zipporah took a sharp flint and cut off the foreskin of her son and cast it at his feet, saying, Surely a bloody husband art thou to me.

Julia Smith Translation

And Zipporah will take a stone, and will cut off the uncircumcision her son, and will come to his feet, and will say, For a spouse of bloods, thou to me.

King James 2000

Then Zipporah took a sharp stone, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet, and said, Surely a bloody husband are you to me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Zipporah took a flint [knife], and she cut off the foreskin of her son, and she touched his feet, and she said, "Yes, you [are] a bridegroom of blood to me."

Modern King James verseion

And Zipporah took a sharp stone, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and threw it at his feet, and said, Surely a bloody husband you are to me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Zipporah took a stone and circumcised her son, and fell at his feet, and said, "A bloody husband art thou unto me."

NET Bible

But Zipporah took a flint knife, cut off the foreskin of her son and touched it to Moses' feet, and said, "Surely you are a bridegroom of blood to me."

New Heart English Bible

Then Zipporah took a flint, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet; and she said, "Surely you are a bridegroom of blood to me."

Webster

Then Zipporah took a sharp stone, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet, and said, Surely a bloody husband art thou to me.

World English Bible

Then Zipporah took a flint, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet; and she said, "Surely you are a bridegroom of blood to me."

Youngs Literal Translation

and Zipporah taketh a flint, and cutteth off the foreskin of her son, and causeth it to touch his feet, and saith, 'Surely a bridegroom of blood art thou to me;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צפּרה 
Tsipporah 
Usage: 3

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

צר 
Tsor 
Usage: 5

and cut off
כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

the foreskin
ערלה 
`orlah 
Usage: 15

and cast
נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

it at his feet
רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247

and said

Usage: 0

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

חתן 
Chathan 
Usage: 25

Context Readings

Moses Leaves Midian And Returns To Egypt

24 And it came to pass, on the way, in the resting-place for the night, that Yahweh fell upon him, and sought to kill him. 25 So Zipporah took a sharp stone and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it down at his feet, - and said - Surely, a bridegroom by rites of blood, art thou to me! 26 So he let him go, Then, it was that she said, A bridegroom by rites of blood - with regard to the rites of circumcision.


Cross References

Joshua 5:2-3

At that time, said Yahweh unto Joshua, Make thee knives of flint, - and again circumcise the sons of Israel, a second time.

Genesis 17:14

But, as for the uncircumcised male who shall not be circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, - that person shall be cut off from among his people, - my covenant, hath he made void.

2 Samuel 16:7

And, thus, said Shimei, when he cursed, - Out! Out! thou man of bloodshed, and man of the Abandoned One!

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