Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But he said, "You are lazy, very lazy; therefore you say, 'Let us go and sacrifice to the LORD.'

King James Version

But he said, Ye are idle, ye are idle: therefore ye say, Let us go and do sacrifice to the LORD.

Holman Bible

But he said, "You are slackers. Slackers! That is why you are saying, 'Let us go sacrifice to the Lord.'

International Standard Version

Then Pharaoh said, "You are lazy, lazy! That's why you're saying, "Let's go offer sacrifices to the LORD.'

A Conservative Version

But he said, Ye are idle, ye are idle. Therefore ye say, Let us go and sacrifice to LORD.

American Standard Version

But he said, Ye are idle, ye are idle: therefore ye say, Let us go and sacrifice to Jehovah.

Amplified

But [Pharaoh] said, You are idle, lazy and idle! That is why you say, Let us go and sacrifice to the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

But he said, You have no love for work: that is why you say, Let us go and make an offering to the Lord.

Darby Translation

And he said, Ye are idle, idle! therefore ye say, Let us go and sacrifice to Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he replied, Ye are idle, ye are idle, therefore ye say, Let us go and sacrifice unto the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Ye are idle, ye are idle: for this ye said, We will go to sacrifice to Jehovah.

King James 2000

But he said, you are idle, you are idle: therefore you say, Let us go and do sacrifice to the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "You [are] lazy, lazy! Therefore you [are] saying, 'Let us go; let us sacrifice to Yahweh.'

Modern King James verseion

But he said, You are idle! You are idle! Therefore you say, Let us go, let us sacrifice to Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he answered, "Idle are ye idle, and therefore ye say, 'Let us go and do sacrifice unto the LORD.'

NET Bible

But Pharaoh replied, "You are slackers! Slackers! That is why you are saying, 'Let us go sacrifice to the Lord.'

New Heart English Bible

But he said, "You are idle. You are idle. Therefore you say, 'Let us go and sacrifice to the LORD.'

The Emphasized Bible

But he said: Idle, ye are - idle, on this account, are, ye, saying, We must take our journey, we must sacrifice to Yahweh.

Webster

But he said, Ye are idle, ye are idle: therefore ye say, Let us go, and do sacrifice to the LORD.

World English Bible

But he said, "You are idle! You are idle! Therefore you say, 'Let us go and sacrifice to Yahweh.'

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith, 'Remiss -- ye are remiss, therefore ye are saying, Let us go, let us sacrifice to Jehovah;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye are idle
רפה 
Raphah 
Usage: 46

ye are idle
רפה 
Raphah 
Usage: 46

Let us go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

and do sacrifice
זבח 
Zabach 
Usage: 134

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Further Oppression Of Israel

16 "There is no straw given to your servants, yet they keep saying to us, 'Make bricks!' And behold, your servants are being beaten; but it is the fault of your own people." 17 But he said, "You are lazy, very lazy; therefore you say, 'Let us go and sacrifice to the LORD.' 18 "So go now and work; for you will be given no straw, yet you must deliver the quota of bricks."


Cross References

Exodus 5:8

"But the quota of bricks which they were making previously, you shall impose on them; you are not to reduce any of it. Because they are lazy, therefore they cry out, 'Let us go and sacrifice to our God.'

Matthew 26:8

But the disciples were indignant when they saw this, and said, "Why this waste?

John 6:27

"Do not work for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you, for on Him the Father, God, has set His seal."

2 Thessalonians 3:10-11

For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.

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