Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Pharaoh said, "I will let you go, that you may sacrifice to the LORD your God in the wilderness; only you shall not go very far away Make supplication for me."

King James Version

And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that ye may sacrifice to the LORD your God in the wilderness; only ye shall not go very far away: intreat for me.

Holman Bible

Pharaoh responded, "I will let you go and sacrifice to the Lord your God in the wilderness, but don't go very far. Make an appeal for me."

International Standard Version

Then Pharaoh said, "I'll let you go so you can offer sacrifices to the LORD your God in the desert. But you must not go very far away. Pray for me."

A Conservative Version

And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that ye may sacrifice to LORD your God in the wilderness, only ye shall not go very far away. Entreat for me.

American Standard Version

And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that ye may sacrifice to Jehovah your God in the wilderness; only ye shall not go very far away: entreat for me.

Amplified

So Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that you may sacrifice to the Lord your God in the wilderness; only you shall not go very far away. Entreat [your God] for me.

Bible in Basic English

Then Pharaoh said, I will let you go to make an offering to the Lord your God in the waste land; but do not go very far away, and make prayer for me.

Darby Translation

And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that you may sacrifice to Jehovah your God in the wilderness; only, go not very far away: intreat for me!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Pharaoh said, I will let you go that ye may sacrifice to the LORD your God in the wilderness; only ye shall not go very far away; pray for me.

Julia Smith Translation

And Pharaoh will say, I will send you forth and sacrifice ye to Jehovah your God in the desert; only departing, ye shall not go far away: pray for me.

King James 2000

And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that you may sacrifice to the LORD your God in the wilderness; only you shall not go very far away: entreat for me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Pharaoh said, "I myself will release you, and you will sacrifice to Yahweh your God in the desert. Only surely you must not go far. Pray for me."

Modern King James verseion

And Pharaoh said, I will let you go so that you may sacrifice to Jehovah your God in the wilderness. Only you shall not go very far away. Pray for me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Pharaoh said, "I will let you go, that ye may sacrifice unto the LORD your God in the wilderness: only go not far away, and see that ye pray for me."

NET Bible

Pharaoh said, "I will release you so that you may sacrifice to the Lord your God in the desert. Only you must not go very far. Do pray for me."

New Heart English Bible

Pharaoh said, "I will let you go, that you may sacrifice to the LORD your God in the wilderness, only you shall not go very far away. Pray for me."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Pharaoh: I, will let you go - so shall ye sacrifice to Yahweh your God in the desert, only ye shall not go a, very long, journey, - make ye entreaty for me.

Webster

And Pharaoh said, I will let you go, that ye may sacrifice to the LORD your God in the wilderness; only ye shall not go very far away: entreat for me.

World English Bible

Pharaoh said, "I will let you go, that you may sacrifice to Yahweh your God in the wilderness, only you shall not go very far away. Pray for me."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Pharaoh saith, 'I send you away, and ye have sacrificed to Jehovah your God in the wilderness, only go not very far off; make ye supplication for me;'

Interlinear

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

I will let you go
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

זבח 
Zabach 
Usage: 134

to the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

in the wilderness
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

only ye shall not go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

רחק 
Rachaq 
...far, ...off, ...away, remove, good way
Usage: 57

רחק 
Rachaq 
...far, ...off, ...away, remove, good way
Usage: 57

עתר 
`athar 
Usage: 20

References

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Smith

Context Readings

Plague Four: Flies

27 "We must go a three days' journey into the wilderness and sacrifice to the LORD our God as He commands us." 28 Pharaoh said, "I will let you go, that you may sacrifice to the LORD your God in the wilderness; only you shall not go very far away Make supplication for me." 29 Then Moses said, "Behold, I am going out from you, and I shall make supplication to the LORD that the swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people tomorrow; only do not let Pharaoh deal deceitfully again in not letting the people go to sacrifice to the LORD."


Cross References

Exodus 8:8

Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron and said, "Entreat the LORD that He remove the frogs from me and from my people; and I will let the people go, that they may sacrifice to the LORD."

Exodus 9:28

"Make supplication to the LORD, for there has been enough of God's thunder and hail; and I will let you go, and you shall stay no longer."

1 Kings 13:6

The king said to the man of God, "Please entreat the LORD your God, and pray for me, that my hand may be restored to me " So the man of God entreated the LORD, and the king's hand was restored to him, and it became as it was before.

Exodus 8:29

Then Moses said, "Behold, I am going out from you, and I shall make supplication to the LORD that the swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people tomorrow; only do not let Pharaoh deal deceitfully again in not letting the people go to sacrifice to the LORD."

Exodus 10:17

"Now therefore, please forgive my sin only this once, and make supplication to the LORD your God, that He would only remove this death from me."

Ezra 6:10

that they may offer acceptable sacrifices to the God of heaven and pray for the life of the king and his sons.

Ecclesiastes 6:10

Whatever exists has already been named, and it is known what man is; for he cannot dispute with him who is stronger than he is.

Hosea 10:2

Their heart is faithless; Now they must bear their guilt The LORD will break down their altars And destroy their sacred pillars.

Acts 8:24

But Simon answered and said, "Pray to the Lord for me yourselves, so that nothing of what you have said may come upon me."

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