Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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 this. Aaron stretched out his hand with his staff, and when he struck the dust of the earth, gnats were on man and beast. All the dust of the earth became gnats throughout the land of Egypt. 18 The magicians tried to produce gnats using their occult practices, but they could not. The gnats remained on man and beast. 19 “This is the finger of God,” the magicians said to Pharaoh. But Pharaoh’s heart hardened, and he would not listen to them, as the Lord had said.


Cross References

Exodus 7:11

But then Pharaoh called the wise men and sorcerers—the magicians of Egypt, and they also did the same thing by their occult practices.

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.

Daniel 5:8

So all the king’s wise men came in, but none could read the inscription or make its interpretation known to him.

Genesis 41:8

When morning came, he was troubled, so he summoned all the magicians of Egypt and all its wise men. Pharaoh told them his dreams, but no one could interpret them for him.

Isaiah 19:12

Where then are your wise men?
Let them tell you and reveal
what the Lord of Hosts has planned against Egypt.

Isaiah 47:12-13

So take your stand with your spells
and your many sorceries,
which you have wearied yourself with from your youth.
Perhaps you will be able to succeed;
perhaps you will inspire terror!

Daniel 2:10-11

The Chaldeans answered the king, “No one on earth can make known what the king requests. Consequently, no king, however great and powerful, has ever asked anything like this of any diviner-priest, medium, or Chaldean.

Daniel 4:7

When the diviner-priests, mediums, Chaldeans, and astrologers came in, I told them the dream, but they could not make its interpretation known to me.

Luke 10:18

He said to them, “I watched Satan fall from heaven like a lightning flash.

2 Timothy 3:8-9

Just as Jannes and Jambres resisted Moses, so these also resist the truth, men who are corrupt in mind, worthless in regard to the faith.

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