Parallel Verses

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 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 work!”

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

But the king of Egypt said to Moses and Aaron, “Why do you take the people away from their work? Get back 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!

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."

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

let
פּרע 
Para` 
Usage: 16

the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

get
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

References

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Context Readings

Pharaoh Rejects Yahweh's Authority

3 And they said, "The God of the Hebrews has met with us. Let us go a three-day journey into the desert so that we may sacrifice to the Lord our God, so that he does not strike us with plague or the sword." 4 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!" 5 Pharaoh was thinking, "The people of the land are now many, and you are giving them rest from their labor."


Cross References

Exodus 1:11

So they put foremen over the Israelites to oppress them with hard labor. As a result they built Pithom and Rameses as store cities for Pharaoh.

Jeremiah 38:4

So these officials said to the king, "This man must be put to death. For he is demoralizing the soldiers who are left in the city as well as all the other people there by these things he is saying. This man is not seeking to help these people but is trying to harm them."

Amos 7:10

Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent this message to King Jeroboam of Israel: "Amos is conspiring against you in the very heart of the kingdom of Israel! The land cannot endure all his prophecies.

Luke 23:2

They began to accuse him, saying, "We found this man subverting our nation, forbidding us to pay the tribute tax to Caesar and claiming that he himself is Christ, a king."

Acts 16:20-21

When they had brought them before the magistrates, they said, "These men are throwing our city into confusion. They are Jews

Acts 24:5

For we have found this man to be a troublemaker, one who stirs up riots among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes.

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