Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Pharaoh was thinking, "The people of the land are now many, and you are giving them rest from their labor."

New American Standard Bible

Again Pharaoh said, “Look, the people of the land are now many, and you would have them cease from their labors!”

King James Version

And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people of the land now are many, and ye make them rest from their burdens.

Holman Bible

Pharaoh also said, “Look, the people of the land are so numerous, and you would stop them from working.”

International Standard Version

Then Pharaoh said, "Look, the people in the land are now numerous, and you are stopping them from working."

A Conservative Version

And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people of the land are now many, and ye make them rest from their burdens.

American Standard Version

And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people of the land are now many, and ye make them rest from their burdens.

Amplified

Pharaoh said, “Look, the people of the land are now many, and you would have them stop their work!”

Bible in Basic English

And Pharaoh said, Truly, the people of the land are increasing in number, and you are keeping them back from their work.

Darby Translation

And Pharaoh said, Behold the people of the land are now many, and ye wish to make them rest from their burdens.

Julia Smith Translation

And Pharaoh will say, Behold, many now are the people of the land, and ye turned them away from their burdens.

King James 2000

And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people of the land now are many, and you make them rest from their burdens.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Pharaoh said, "Look, the people of the land [are] now many, and you want to stop them from their {forced labor}."

Modern King James verseion

And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people of the land now are many, and you make them rest from their burdens.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Pharaoh said furthermore, "Behold, there is much people in the land, and ye make them play and let their work stand."

New Heart English Bible

Pharaoh said, "Behold, the people of the land are now many, and you make them rest from their burdens."

The Emphasized Bible

And Pharaoh said, Lo! many - now, are the people of the land, - and are ye to make them rest from their burdens?

Webster

And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people of the land now are many, and ye make them rest from their burdens.

World English Bible

Pharaoh said, "Behold, the people of the land are now many, and you make them rest from their burdens."

Youngs Literal Translation

Pharaoh also saith, 'Lo, numerous now is the people of the land, and ye have caused them to cease from their burdens!'

Interlinear

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

Behold, the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

of the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and ye make them rest
שׁבת 
Shabath 
Usage: 71

References

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Context Readings

Pharaoh Rejects Yahweh's Authority

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." 6 That same day Pharaoh commanded the slave masters and foremen who were over the people:


Cross References

Exodus 1:7-11

The Israelites, however, were fruitful, increased greatly, multiplied, and became extremely strong, so that the land was filled with them.

Proverbs 14:28

A king's glory is the abundance of people, but the lack of subjects is the ruin of a ruler.

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