Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But the king of Egypt said to them, "Moses and Aaron, why do you draw the people away from their work? Get back to your labors!"

King James Version

And the king of Egypt said unto them, Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, let the people from their works? get you unto your burdens.

Holman Bible

The king of Egypt said to them, "Moses and Aaron, why are you causing the people to neglect their work? Get to your labors!"

International Standard Version

The king of Egypt replied to them, "Moses and Aaron, why are you keeping the people from their labor? Go back to your work!"

A Conservative Version

And the king of Egypt said to them, Therefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, loose the people from their works? Get you to your burdens.

American Standard Version

And the king of Egypt said unto them, Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, loose the people from their works? get you unto your burdens.

Amplified

The king of Egypt said to Moses and Aaron, Why do you take the people from their jobs? Get to your burdens!

Bible in Basic English

And the king of Egypt said to them, Why do you, Moses and Aaron, take the people away from their work? get back to your work.

Darby Translation

And the king of Egypt said to them, Why do ye, Moses and Aaron, wish to have the people go off from their works? Away, to your burdens!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then the king of Egypt said unto them, Why do ye, Moses and Aaron, keep the people from their works? Go unto your burdens.

Julia Smith Translation

And the king of Egypt will say to them, For what Moses and Aaron, will ye let go loose the people from their works? go ye to your burdens.

King James 2000

And the king of Egypt said unto them, Why do you, Moses and Aaron, take the people from their work? get you unto your burdens.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the king of Egypt said, "Why, Moses and Aaron, do you take the people from their work? Go to your {forced labor}!"

Modern King James verseion

And the king of Egypt said to them, Moses and Aaron, Why do you keep the people from their work? Get to your burdens!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said the king of Egypt unto them, "Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, let the people from their work? Get you unto your labour."

NET Bible

The king of Egypt said to them, "Moses and Aaron, why do you cause the people to refrain from their work? Return to your labor!"

New Heart English Bible

The king of Egypt said to them, "Why do you, Moses and Aaron, take the people from their work? Get back to your burdens."

The Emphasized Bible

And the king of Egypt said unto them, Wherefore O Moses and Aaron should ye loose the people from their works? Get you to your burdens.

Webster

And the king of Egypt said to them, Why do ye, Moses and Aaron, hinder the people from their works; go you to your burdens.

World English Bible

The king of Egypt said to them, "Why do you, Moses and Aaron, take the people from their work? Get back to your burdens!"

Youngs Literal Translation

And the king of Egypt saith unto them, 'Why, Moses and Aaron, do ye free the people from its works? go to your burdens.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of Egypt
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

and Aaron
אהרון 
'Aharown 
Usage: 347

פּרע 
Para` 
Usage: 16

the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Pharaoh Rejects Yahweh's Authority

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." 4 But the king of Egypt said to them, "Moses and Aaron, why do you draw the people away from their work? Get back to your labors!" 5 Again Pharaoh said, "Look, the people of the land are now many, and you would have them cease from their labors!"


Cross References

Exodus 1:11

So they appointed taskmasters over them to afflict them with hard labor And they built for Pharaoh storage cities, Pithom and Raamses.

Jeremiah 38:4

Then the officials said to the king, "Now let this man be put to death, inasmuch as he is discouraging the men of war who are left in this city and all the people, by speaking such words to them; for this man is not seeking the well-being of this people but rather their harm."

Amos 7:10

Then Amaziah, the priest of Bethel, sent word to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, "Amos has conspired against you in the midst of the house of Israel; the land is unable to endure all his words.

Luke 23:2

And they began to accuse Him, saying, "We found this man misleading our nation and forbidding to pay taxes to Caesar, and saying that He Himself is Christ, a King."

Acts 16:20-21

and when they had brought them to the chief magistrates, they said, "These men are throwing our city into confusion, being Jews,

Acts 24:5

"For we have found this man a real pest and a fellow who stirs up dissension among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes.

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