Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

Amplified

The magicians tried by their enchantments and secret arts to bring forth gnats or mosquitoes, but they could not; and there were gnats or mosquitoes on man and beast.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the magicians did the same with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not. And there were lice upon man and upon 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 staff, and smote the dust of the earth, and there arose gnats on man and on beast: all the dust of the land became gnats throughout the land of Egypt. 18 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. 19 Then the scribes said to Pharaoh, This is the finger of God! But Pharaoh's heart was stubborn, and he hearkened not to them, as Jehovah had said.


Cross References

Exodus 7:11

And Pharaoh also called the sages and the sorcerers; and they too, the scribes of Egypt, did so with their enchantments:

Exodus 9:11

And the scribes could not stand before Moses because of the boils; for the boils were on the scribes, and on 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 scribes of Egypt, and all the sages who were therein, and Pharaoh told them his dream; but there was none to interpret them to Pharaoh.

Isaiah 19:12

Where are they then, thy wise men? Let them now tell thee, and let them make known what Jehovah of hosts hath purposed upon Egypt.

Isaiah 47:12-13

Stand now with thine enchantments and with the multitude of thy sorceries, wherein thou hast laboured from thy youth; if so be thou shalt be able to turn them to profit, if so be thou mayest cause terror.

Daniel 2:10-11

The Chaldeans answered before the king and said, There is not a man upon the earth that can shew the king's matter; therefore there is no king, however great and powerful, that hath asked such a thing of any scribe, or magician, or Chaldean.

Daniel 4:7

Then came in the scribes, the magicians, the Chaldeans, and the astrologers; and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known unto me the interpretation of it.

Luke 10:18

And he said to them, I beheld Satan as lightning falling out of heaven.

2 Timothy 3:8-9

Now in the same manner in which Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, thus these also withstand the truth; men corrupted in mind, found worthless as regards the faith.

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