Parallel Verses

Amplified

Then Moses turned again to the Lord and said, O Lord, why have You dealt evil to this people? Why did You ever send me?

New American Standard Bible

Then Moses returned to the LORD and said, "O Lord, why have You brought harm to this people? Why did You ever send me?

King James Version

And Moses returned unto the LORD, and said, Lord, wherefore hast thou so evil entreated this people? why is it that thou hast sent me?

Holman Bible

So Moses went back to the Lord and asked, “Lord, why have You caused trouble for this people? And why did You ever send me?

International Standard Version

So Moses returned to the LORD and asked him, "LORD, why have you caused trouble for this people? Why have you sent me here?

A Conservative Version

And Moses returned to LORD, and said, LORD, why have thou dealt ill with this people? Why is it that thou have sent me?

American Standard Version

And Moses returned unto Jehovah, and said, Lord, wherefore hast thou dealt ill with this people? why is it that thou hast sent me?

Bible in Basic English

And Moses went back to the Lord and said, Lord, why have you done evil to this people? why have you sent me?

Darby Translation

And Moses returned to Jehovah, and said, Lord, why hast thou done evil to this people? why now hast thou sent me?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Moses returned unto the LORD and said, Lord, why hast thou so afflicted this people? Why is it that thou hast sent me?

Julia Smith Translation

And Moses will turn back to Jehovah, and he will say, My Lord, why didst thou evil to this people? wherefore for this didst, thou send me?

King James 2000

And Moses returned unto the LORD, and said, Lord, why have you brought evil upon this people? why is it that you have sent me?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Moses returned to Yahweh and said, "Lord, why have you brought trouble to this people? Why ever did you send me?

Modern King James verseion

And Moses returned to Jehovah, and said, Lord, why have You treated this people ill? Why then have you sent me?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Moses returned unto the LORD and said, "LORD wherefore dealest thou cruelly with this people: and wherefore hast thou sent me?

NET Bible

Moses returned to the Lord, and said, "Lord, why have you caused trouble for this people? Why did you ever send me?

New Heart English Bible

Moses returned to the LORD, and said, "Lord, why have you brought trouble on this people? Why is it that you have sent me?

The Emphasized Bible

And Moses returned unto Yahweh and said, - O My Lord wherefore hast thou caused harm to this people? Wherefore now didst thou send me?

Webster

And Moses returned to the LORD, and said, Lord, why hast thou so ill treated this people? why is it that thou hast sent me?

World English Bible

Moses returned to Yahweh, and said, "Lord, why have you brought trouble on this people? Why is it that you have sent me?

Youngs Literal Translation

And Moses turneth back unto Jehovah, and saith, 'Lord, why hast Thou done evil to this people? why is this? -- Thou hast sent me!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

and said

Usage: 0

אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

why is it that thou hast sent
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

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Context Readings

Further Oppression Of Israel

21 And the foremen said to them, The Lord look upon you and judge, because you have made us a rotten stench to be detested by Pharaoh and his servants and have put a sword in their hand to slay us. 22 Then Moses turned again to the Lord and said, O Lord, why have You dealt evil to this people? Why did You ever send me? 23 For since I came to Pharaoh to speak in Your name, he has done evil to this people, neither have You delivered Your people at all.



Cross References

Exodus 17:4

So Moses cried to the Lord, What shall I do with this people? They are almost ready to stone me.

Numbers 11:11

And Moses said to the Lord, Why have You dealt ill with Your servants? And why have I not found favor in Your sight, that You lay the burden of all this people on me?

Numbers 11:14-15

I am not able to carry all these people alone, because the burden is too heavy for me.

1 Samuel 30:6

David was greatly distressed, for the men spoke of stoning him because the souls of them all were bitterly grieved, each man for his sons and daughters. But David encouraged and strengthened himself in the Lord his God.

1 Kings 19:4

But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness and came and sat down under a lone broom or juniper tree and asked that he might die. He said, It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life; for I am no better than my fathers.

1 Kings 19:10

He replied, I have been very jealous for the Lord God of hosts; for the Israelites have forsaken Your covenant, thrown down Your altars, and killed Your prophets with the sword. And I, I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.

Psalm 73:25

Whom have I in heaven but You? And I have no delight or desire on earth besides You.

Jeremiah 12:1

Uncompromisingly righteous and rigidly just are You, O Lord, when I complain against and contend with You. Yet let me plead and reason the case with You: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why are all they at ease and thriving who deal very treacherously and deceitfully?

Jeremiah 20:7

[But Jeremiah said] O Lord, You have persuaded and deceived me, and I was persuaded and deceived; You are stronger than I am and You have prevailed. I am a laughingstock all the day; everyone mocks me.

Habakkuk 2:3

For the vision is yet for an appointed time and it hastens to the end [fulfillment]; it will not deceive or disappoint. Though it tarry, wait [earnestly] for it, because it will surely come; it will not be behindhand on its appointed day.

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