Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"When Pharaoh speaketh unto you and sayeth, 'Show a wonder,' then shalt thou say unto Aaron, 'Take the rod and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall turn to a serpent.'"

New American Standard Bible

“When Pharaoh speaks to you, saying, ‘Work a miracle,’ then you shall say to Aaron, ‘Take your staff and throw it down before Pharaoh, that it may become a serpent.’”

King James Version

When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, saying, Shew a miracle for you: then thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall become a serpent.

Holman Bible

“When Pharaoh tells you, ‘Perform a miracle,’ tell Aaron, ‘Take your staff and throw it down before Pharaoh. It will become a serpent.’”

International Standard Version

"When Pharaoh says to you, "Perform a miraculous sign,' then you are to say to Aaron, "Take your staff and throw it in front of Pharaoh.' It will become a serpent."

A Conservative Version

When Pharaoh shall speak to you, saying, Show a wonder for you, then thou shall say to Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it down before Pharaoh, that it become a serpent.

American Standard Version

When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, saying, Show a wonder for you; then thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it down before Pharaoh, that it become a serpent.

Amplified

“When Pharaoh says to you, ‘Work a miracle [to prove your authority],’ then you say to Aaron, ‘Take your staff and throw it down before Pharaoh, so that it may become a serpent.’”

Bible in Basic English

If Pharaoh says to you, Let me see a wonder: then say to Aaron, Take your rod and put it down on the earth before Pharaoh so that it may become a snake.

Darby Translation

When Pharaoh shall speak to you, saying, Do a miracle for yourselves, then thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy staff and cast it before Pharaoh it will become a serpent.

Julia Smith Translation

When Pharaoh shall speak to you, saying, Give ye a wonder for you; and say to Aaron, Take thy rod and cast down before Pharaoh, it shall be into a dragon.

King James 2000

When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, saying, Show a miracle for proof: then you shall say unto Aaron, Take your rod, and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall become a serpent.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"When Pharaoh speaks to you, saying, 'Do a wonder for yourselves,' you will say to Aaron, 'Take your staff and throw it before Pharaoh, and it will become a snake.'"

Modern King James verseion

When Pharaoh shall speak to you saying, Give a miracle for yourselves, you shall say to Aaron, Take your rod, and throw it in front of Pharaoh. It shall become a snake.

NET Bible

"When Pharaoh says to you, 'Do a miracle,' and you say to Aaron, 'Take your staff and throw it down before Pharaoh,' it will become a snake."

New Heart English Bible

"When Pharaoh speaks to you, saying, 'Perform a miracle.' then you shall tell Aaron, 'Take your rod, and cast it down before Pharaoh, that it become a serpent.'"

The Emphasized Bible

When Pharaoh shall speak unto you saying, Shew for yourselves a wonder, then shalt thou say unto Aaron, Take thy staff, and cast it down before Pharaoh let it become a sea-serpent.

Webster

When Pharaoh shall speak to you, saying, Show a miracle for you: then thou shalt say to Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall become a serpent.

World English Bible

"When Pharaoh speaks to you, saying, 'Perform a miracle!' then you shall tell Aaron, 'Take your rod, and cast it down before Pharaoh, that it become a serpent.'"

Youngs Literal Translation

When Pharaoh speaketh unto you, saying, Give for yourselves a wonder; then thou hast said unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast before Pharaoh -- it becometh a monster.'

Interlinear

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

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

מפת מופת 
Mowpheth 
Usage: 36

אהרון 
'Aharown 
Usage: 347

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

מטּה מטּה 
Matteh 
Usage: 251

and cast
שׁלך 
Shalak 
Usage: 125

it before
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

פּרעה 
Par`oh 
Usage: 268

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Aaron's Staff Becomes A Snake

8 And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron, saying, 9 "When Pharaoh speaketh unto you and sayeth, 'Show a wonder,' then shalt thou say unto Aaron, 'Take the rod and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall turn to a serpent.'" 10 Then went Moses and Aaron in unto Pharaoh, and did even as the LORD had commanded. And Aaron cast forth his rod before Pharaoh and before his servants, and it turned to a serpent.



Cross References

Isaiah 7:11

"Ask thee a sign of the LORD thy God, from alow beneath, or from on high above."

John 2:18

Then answered the Jews and said unto him, "What token showest thou unto us, seeing that thou dost these things?"

Exodus 4:2

Then the LORD said unto him, "What is that in thine hand?" And he said, "A rod."

John 6:30

They said unto him, "What sign showest thou, then, that we may see and believe thee? What dost thou work?

Exodus 4:17

and take this rod in thy hand, wherewith thou shalt do miracles."

Exodus 4:20

And Moses took his wife and his sons and put them on an ass, and went again to Egypt, and took the rod of God in his hand.

Exodus 7:10-12

Then went Moses and Aaron in unto Pharaoh, and did even as the LORD had commanded. And Aaron cast forth his rod before Pharaoh and before his servants, and it turned to a serpent.

Exodus 9:23

And Moses stretched out his rod unto heaven, and the LORD thundered and hailed, so that the fire ran along upon the ground. And the LORD so hailed in the land of Egypt

Exodus 10:13

And Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt, and the LORD brought an east wind upon the land, all that day and all night. And in the morning the east wind brought the grasshoppers,

Psalm 74:12-13

But God is my King of old; the help that is done upon earth, he doeth it himself.

Ezekiel 29:3

Speak, and tell him, 'Thus sayeth the LORD God: Behold, O Pharaoh thou king of Egypt, I will upon thee, thou great dragon that liest in the waters; thou that sayest, 'The water is mine; I have made it myself.'

Matthew 12:39

He answered them saying, "The evil and adulterous generation seeketh a sign; but there shall no sign be given to them, but the sign of the prophet Jonah:

John 10:38

But if I do: though ye believe not me, yet believe the works, that ye may know and believe that the father is in me, and I in him."

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