Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And the magicians did so with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: and there were lice upon man, and upon beast.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

And the magicians did so with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: so there were lice upon man, and upon beast.

Holman Bible

The magicians tried to produce gnats using their occult practices, but they could not. The gnats remained on man and beast.

International Standard Version

The magicians tried to do the same thing with their secret arts, but they were unable to bring out the gnats. The gnats were on the people and the animals.

A Conservative Version

And the magicians did so with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not. And there were lice upon man, and upon beast.

Amplified

The magicians (soothsayer-priests) tried by their secret arts and enchantments to create gnats, but they could not; and there were gnats on man and animal.

Bible in Basic English

And the wonder-workers with their secret arts, attempting to make insects, were unable to do so: and there were insects on man and on beast.

Darby Translation

And the scribes did so with their sorceries, to bring forth gnats; but they could not. And the gnats were on man and on beast.

Julia Smith Translation

And the sacred scribes will do so with their enchantments to bring forth gnats, and they will not be able: and there will be gnats upon man and upon quadrupeds.

King James 2000

And the magicians did so with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: so there were lice upon man, and upon beast.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the magicians did so with their secret arts to bring out the gnats, but they were not able, and the gnats were on the humans and on the animals.

Modern King James verseion

And the magicians did so with their secret arts to bring forth lice, but they could not. So there were lice upon man and upon beast.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the enchanters assayed likewise with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not. And the lice were both upon man and beast.

NET Bible

When the magicians attempted to bring forth gnats by their secret arts, they could not. So there were gnats on people and on animals.

New Heart English Bible

The magicians tried with their secret arts to bring forth lice, but they couldn't. There were lice on man, and on animal.

The Emphasized Bible

And the sacred scribes did in like manner with their secret arts, to bring forth the gnats, but they could not. So there came to be gnats, among men and among beasts.

Webster

And the magicians did so with their inchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: so there were lice upon man and upon beast.

World English Bible

The magicians tried with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they couldn't. There were lice on man, and on animal.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the scribes do so with their flashings, to bring out the gnats, and they have not been able, and the gnats are on man and on beast;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חרטם 
Chartom 
Usage: 11

לט 
Lat 
Usage: 6

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

כּן 
Ken 
Usage: 6

but they could
יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

not so there were lice
כּן 
Ken 
Usage: 6

אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

Context Readings

Plague Three: Gnats

17 And they did so; and Aaron stretched out his hand with his rod, and smote the dust of the earth, and there were lice upon man, and upon beast; all the dust of the earth became lice throughout all the land of Egypt. 18 And the magicians did so with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: and there were lice upon man, and upon beast. 19 Then the magicians said unto Pharaoh, This is the finger of God: and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he hearkened not unto them; as Jehovah had spoken.


Cross References

Exodus 7:11

Then Pharaoh also called for the wise men and the sorcerers: and they also, the magicians of Egypt, did in like manner with their enchantments.

Exodus 9:11

And the magicians could not stand before Moses because of the boils; for the boils were upon the magicians, and upon all the Egyptians.

Daniel 5:8

Then came in all the king's wise men; but they could not read the writing, nor make known to the king the interpretation.

Genesis 41:8

And it came to pass in the morning that his spirit was troubled; and he sent and called for all the magicians of Egypt, and all the wise men thereof: and Pharaoh told them his dream; but there was none that could interpret them unto Pharaoh.

Isaiah 19:12

Where then are thy wise men? and let them tell thee now; and let them know what Jehovah of hosts hath purposed concerning Egypt.

Isaiah 47:12-13

Stand now with thine enchantments, and with the multitude of thy sorceries, wherein thou hast labored from thy youth; if so be thou shalt be able to profit, if so be thou mayest prevail.

Daniel 2:10-11

The Chaldeans answered before the king, and said, There is not a man upon the earth that can show the king's matter, forasmuch as no king, lord, or ruler, hath asked such a thing of any magician, or enchanter, or Chaldean.

Daniel 4:7

Then came in the magicians, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers; and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known unto me the interpretation thereof.

Luke 10:18

And he said unto them, I beheld Satan fallen as lightning from heaven.

2 Timothy 3:8-9

And even as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also withstand the truth. Men corrupted in mind, reprobate concerning the faith.

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