Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But Pharaoh said, "Who is the LORD that I should obey His voice to let Israel go? I do not know the LORD, and besides, I will not let Israel go."

King James Version

And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should obey his voice to let Israel go? I know not the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.

Holman Bible

But Pharaoh responded, "Who is the Lord that I should obey Him by letting Israel go? I do not know the Lord, and what's more, I will not let Israel go."

International Standard Version

Pharaoh said, "Who is the LORD that I should listen to him and let Israel go? I don't know about the LORD, nor will I let Israel go!"

A Conservative Version

And Pharaoh said, Who is LORD, that I should hearken to his voice to let Israel go? I do not know LORD, and moreover I will not let Israel go.

American Standard Version

And Pharaoh said, Who is Jehovah, that I should hearken unto his voice to let Israel go? I know not Jehovah, and moreover I will not let Israel go.

Amplified

But Pharaoh said, Who is the Lord, that I should obey His voice to let Israel go? I know not the Lord, neither will I let Israel go.

Bible in Basic English

And Pharaoh said, Who is the Lord, to whose voice I am to give ear and let Israel go? I have no knowledge of the Lord and I will not let Israel go.

Darby Translation

And Pharaoh said, Who is Jehovah, to whose voice I am to hearken to let Israel go? I do not know Jehovah, neither will I let Israel go.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should hearken to his voice to let Israel go? I do not know the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.

Julia Smith Translation

And Pharaoh will say, Who is Jehovah, whose voice I shall hear to send forth Israel? I knew not Jehovah, and also I shall not send Israel forth.

King James 2000

And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should obey his voice to let Israel go? I know not the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Pharaoh said, "Who is Yahweh that I should listen to his voice to release Israel? I do not know Yahweh, and also I will not release Israel."

Modern King James verseion

And Pharaoh said, Who is Jehovah, that I should obey His voice to let Israel go? I do not know Jehovah, neither will I let Israel go.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Pharaoh answered, "What fellow is the LORD, that I should hear his voice for to let Israel go?

NET Bible

But Pharaoh said, "Who is the Lord that I should obey him by releasing Israel? I do not know the Lord, and I will not release Israel!"

New Heart English Bible

Pharaoh said, "Who is the LORD, that I should listen to his voice to let Israel go? I do not know the LORD, and moreover I will not let Israel go."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Pharaoh, Who is Yahweh that I should hearken to his voice, to let Israel go? I know not Yahweh, and certainly. Israel, will I not let go!

Webster

And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should obey his voice to let Israel go? I know not the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.

World English Bible

Pharaoh said, "Who is Yahweh, that I should listen to his voice to let Israel go? I don't know Yahweh, and moreover I will not let Israel go."

Youngs Literal Translation

and Pharaoh saith, 'Who is Jehovah, that I hearken to His voice, to send Israel away? I have not known Jehovah, and Israel also I do not send away.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּרעה 
Par`oh 
Usage: 268

Who is the Lord

Usage: 0

קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

go
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

not the Lord

Usage: 0

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

Context Readings

Pharaoh Rejects Yahweh's Authority

1 And afterward Moses and Aaron came and said to Pharaoh, "Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, 'Let My people go that they may celebrate a feast to Me in the wilderness.'" 2 But Pharaoh said, "Who is the LORD that I should obey His voice to let Israel go? I do not know the LORD, and besides, I will not let Israel go." 3 Then they said, "The God of the Hebrews has met with us. Please, let us go a three days' journey into the wilderness that we may sacrifice to the LORD our God, otherwise He will fall upon us with pestilence or with the sword."


Cross References

Exodus 3:19

"But I know that the king of Egypt will not permit you to go, except under compulsion.

2 Kings 18:35

'Who among all the gods of the lands have delivered their land from my hand, that the LORD should deliver Jerusalem from my hand?'"

Job 21:15

'Who is the Almighty, that we should serve Him, And what would we gain if we entreat Him?'

1 Samuel 2:12

Now the sons of Eli were worthless men; they did not know the LORD

2 Chronicles 32:15

'Now therefore, do not let Hezekiah deceive you or mislead you like this, and do not believe him, for no god of any nation or kingdom was able to deliver his people from my hand or from the hand of my fathers. How much less will your God deliver you from my hand?'"

2 Chronicles 32:19

They spoke of the God of Jerusalem as of the gods of the peoples of the earth, the work of men's hands.

Psalm 10:4

The wicked, in the haughtiness of his countenance, does not seek Him All his thoughts are, "There is no God."

Psalm 12:4

Who have said, "With our tongue we will prevail; Our lips are our own; who is lord over us?"

Psalm 14:1

The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God " They are corrupt, they have committed abominable deeds; There is no one who does good.

Jeremiah 44:16-17

"As for the message that you have spoken to us in the name of the LORD, we are not going to listen to you!

John 16:3

"These things they will do because they have not known the Father or Me.

Romans 1:28

And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper,

2 Thessalonians 1:8

dealing out retribution to those who do not know God and to those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

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