Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

let the service be heavy on the men, and let them work at it, and not be dazzled by lying words.'

New American Standard Bible

"Let the labor be heavier on the men, and let them work at it so that they will pay no attention to false words."

King James Version

Let there more work be laid upon the men, that they may labour therein; and let them not regard vain words.

Holman Bible

Impose heavier work on the men. Then they will be occupied with it and not pay attention to deceptive words."

International Standard Version

So increase the work load on the people, and let them do it so they don't pay attention to deceptive speeches."

A Conservative Version

Let heavier work be laid upon the men, that they may labor in it, and let them not regard lying words.

American Standard Version

Let heavier work be laid upon the men, that they may labor therein; and let them not regard lying words.

Amplified

Let heavier work be laid upon the men that they may labor at it and pay no attention to lying words.

Bible in Basic English

Give the men harder work, and see that they do it; let them not give attention to false words.

Darby Translation

Let them put heavier labour on the men, that they may be taken up with it, and not regard vain words.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let more work be laid upon them that they may occupy themselves with it; and let them not regard words of deception.

Julia Smith Translation

The work shall be heavy upon the men, and they shall work in it, and they shall not look upon empty words

King James 2000

Let there more work be laid upon the men, that they may labor in it; and let them not give regard to vain words.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let the work be heavier on the men so that they will do it and not pay attention to words of deception."

Modern King James verseion

Let more work be laid upon the men, and let them labor in it. And do not let them regard vain words.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They must have more work laid upon them, that they may labour therein, and then will they not turn themselves to false words."

NET Bible

Make the work harder for the men so they will keep at it and pay no attention to lying words!"

New Heart English Bible

Let heavier work be laid on the men, so they may labor at it and pay no attention to lying words."

The Emphasized Bible

The service must be made heavy on the men that they may labour on it, - and let them not pay regard to words of falsehood.

Webster

Let more work be laid upon the men, that they may labor therein: and let them not regard vain words.

World English Bible

Let heavier work be laid on the men, that they may labor therein; and don't let them pay any attention to lying words."

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עבודה עבדה 
`abodah 
Usage: 146

be laid
כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

upon the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

שׁעה 
Sha`ah 
Usage: 15

שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Further Oppression Of Israel

8 and the proper quantity of the bricks which they are making heretofore ye do put on them, ye do not diminish from it, for they are remiss, therefore they are crying, saying, Let us go, let us sacrifice to our God; 9 let the service be heavy on the men, and let them work at it, and not be dazzled by lying words.' 10 And the exactors of the people, and its authorities, go out, and speak unto the people, saying, 'Thus said Pharaoh, I do not give you straw,



Cross References

2 Kings 18:20

Thou hast said: Only a word of the lips! counsel and might are for battle; now, on whom hast thou trusted that thou hast rebelled against me?

Job 16:3

Is there an end to words of wind? Or what doth embolden thee that thou answerest?

Jeremiah 43:2

that Azariah son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan son of Kareah, and all the proud men, speak unto Jeremiah, saying, 'Falsehood thou art speaking; Jehovah our God hath not sent thee to say, Do not enter Egypt to sojourn there;

Zechariah 1:6

Only, My words, and My statutes, That I commanded My servants the prophets, Have they not overtaken your fathers, And they turn back and say: As Jehovah of Hosts designed to do to us, According to our ways, and according to our doings, So He hath done to us?'

Malachi 3:14

Ye have said, 'A vain thing to serve God! And what gain when we kept His charge? And when we have gone in black, Because of Jehovah of Hosts?

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one deceive you with vain words, for because of these things cometh the anger of God upon the sons of the disobedience,



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