Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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 lazy, very 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.

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.'

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;

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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

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Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Further Oppression Of Israel

16 No straw is given to your servants, but we are told, 'Make bricks!' Your servants are even being beaten, but the fault is with your people." 17 But Pharaoh replied, "You are slackers! Slackers! That is why you are saying, 'Let us go sacrifice to the Lord.' 18 So now, get back to work! You will not be given straw, but you must still produce your quota of bricks!"


Cross References

Exodus 5:8

But you must require of them the same quota of bricks that they were making before. Do not reduce it, for they are slackers. That is why they are crying, 'Let us go sacrifice to our God.'

Matthew 26:8

When the disciples saw this, they became indignant and said, "Why this waste?

John 6:27

Do not work for the food that disappears, but for the food that remains to eternal life -- the food which the Son of Man will give to you. For God the Father has put his seal of approval on him."

2 Thessalonians 3:10-11

For even when we were with you, we used to give you this command: "If anyone is not willing to work, neither should he eat."

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