Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For each one threw down his staff and they turned into serpents. But Aaron's staff swallowed up their staffs.

King James Version

For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.

Holman Bible

Each one threw down his staff, and it became a serpent. But Aaron's staff swallowed their staffs.

International Standard Version

So each one threw down his staff and it became a serpent, but Aaron's staff swallowed up their staffs.

A Conservative Version

For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents, but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.

American Standard Version

For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.

Amplified

For they cast down every man his rod and they became serpents; but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.

Bible in Basic English

For every one of them put down his rod on the earth, and they became snakes: but Aaron's rod made a meal of their rods.

Darby Translation

they cast down every man his staff, and they became serpents; but Aaron's staff swallowed up their staves.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For each one cast down his rod, and they became dragons; but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will cast down each their rod, and they will be for dragons: and Aaron's rod swallowed their rods.

King James 2000

For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Each threw down his staff, and they became snakes, and Aaron's staff swallowed up their staffs.

Modern King James verseion

For each man threw down his rod, and they became snakes. But Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they cast down every man his rod, and they turned to serpents; but Aaron's rod ate up their rods.

NET Bible

Each man threw down his staff, and the staffs became snakes. But Aaron's staff swallowed up their staffs.

New Heart English Bible

For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.

New simplified Bible

Each of them threw his staff down. They all became large snakes. But Aaron's staff swallowed theirs.

The Emphasized Bible

yea they cast down each man his staff, and they became sea-serpents, - but Aaron's staff swallowed up their staves.

Webster

For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.

World English Bible

For they each cast down their rods, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they cast down each his rod, and they become monsters, and the rod of Aaron swalloweth their rods;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁלך 
Shalak 
Usage: 125

אישׁ 
'iysh 
man , men , one , husband , any ,
Usage: 692

מטּה מטּה 
Matteh 
tribe , rod , staff , staves , tribe +
Usage: 251

תּנּים תּנּין 
Tanniyn 
Usage: 23

but Aaron's
אהרון 
'Aharown 
Usage: 347

rod
מטּה מטּה 
Matteh 
tribe , rod , staff , staves , tribe +
Usage: 251

בּלע 
Bala` 
swallow ... , destroy , devour , covered , at...end
Usage: 49

References

Context Readings

Aaron's Staff Becomes A Snake

11 Then Pharaoh also called for the wise men and the sorcerers, and they also, the magicians of Egypt, did the same with their secret arts. 12 For each one threw down his staff and they turned into serpents. But Aaron's staff swallowed up their staffs. 13 Yet Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he did not listen to them, as the LORD had said.



Cross References

Exodus 8:18-19

The magicians tried with their secret arts to bring forth gnats, but they could not; so there were gnats on man and beast.

Exodus 9:11

The magicians could not stand before Moses because of the boils, for the boils were on the magicians as well as on all the Egyptians.

Acts 8:9-13

Now there was a man named Simon, who formerly was practicing magic in the city and astonishing the people of Samaria, claiming to be someone great;

Acts 13:8-11

But Elymas the magician (for so his name is translated) was opposing them, seeking to turn the proconsul away from the faith.

Acts 19:19-20

And many of those who practiced magic brought their books together and began burning them in the sight of everyone; and they counted up the price of them and found it fifty thousand pieces of silver.

1 John 4:4

You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.



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