Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then He said, "Throw it on the ground." So he threw it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from it.

King James Version

And he said, Cast it on the ground. And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it.

Holman Bible

Then He said, "Throw it on the ground." He threw it on the ground, and it became a snake. Moses ran from it,

International Standard Version

Then God said, "Throw it to the ground." He threw it to the ground and it became a snake. Moses ran away from it.

A Conservative Version

And he said, Cast in on the ground. And he cast it on the ground. And it became a serpent, and Moses fled from before it.

American Standard Version

And he said, Cast in on the ground. And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it.

Amplified

And He said, Cast it on the ground. And he did so and it became a serpent [the symbol of royal and divine power worn on the crown of the Pharaohs]; and Moses fled from before it.

Bible in Basic English

And he said, Put it down on the earth. And he put it down on the earth and it became a snake; and Moses went running from it.

Darby Translation

And he said, Cast it on the ground. And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said, Cast it on the ground. And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent, and Moses fled from before it.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Cast it upon the earth. And he will cast it upon the earth and it will be into a serpent, and Moses will flee from before it

King James 2000

And he said, Cast it on the ground. And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "Throw it onto the ground." And he threw it onto the ground, and it became a snake, and Moses fled from it.

Modern King James verseion

And He said, Throw it on the ground. And he threw it on the ground. And it became a serpent. And Moses ran from it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "Cast it on the ground." And it turned unto a serpent. And Moses ran away from it.

NET Bible

The Lord said, "Throw it to the ground." So he threw it to the ground, and it became a snake, and Moses ran from it.

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Throw it on the ground." He threw it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses ran away from it.

The Emphasized Bible

Then said he - Cast it to the earth. And he cast it to the earth, and it became a serpent, - and Moses fled from the face thereof.

Webster

And he said, Cast it on the ground. And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent: and Moses fled from before it.

World English Bible

He said, "Throw it on the ground." He threw it on the ground, and it became a snake; and Moses ran away from it.

Youngs Literal Translation

and He saith, 'Cast it to the earth;' and he casteth it to the earth, and it becometh a serpent -- and Moses fleeth from its presence.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁלך 
Shalak 
Usage: 125

it on the ground
ארץ 
'erets 
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504
Usage: 2504

And he cast
שׁלך 
Shalak 
Usage: 125

and it became a serpent
נחשׁ 
Nachash 
Usage: 31

and Moses
משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

נוּס 
Nuwc 
Usage: 160

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

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Easton

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Yahweh Provides Signs And Help For Speaking

2 The LORD said to him, "What is that in your hand?" And he said, "A staff." 3 Then He said, "Throw it on the ground." So he threw it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from it. 4 But the LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand and grasp it by its tail"--so he stretched out his hand and caught it, and it became a staff in his hand--


Cross References

Exodus 4:17

"You shall take in your hand this staff, with which you shall perform the signs."

Exodus 7:10-15

So Moses and Aaron came to Pharaoh, and thus they did just as the LORD had commanded; and Aaron threw his staff down before Pharaoh and his servants, and it became a serpent.

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.

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