Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So Moses said to the Lord, “Why have You been so hard on Your servant? And why have I not found favor in Your sight, that You have laid the burden of all this people on me?

King James Version

And Moses said unto the LORD, Wherefore hast thou afflicted thy servant? and wherefore have I not found favour in thy sight, that thou layest the burden of all this people upon me?

Holman Bible

So Moses asked the Lord, “Why have You brought such trouble on Your servant? Why are You angry with me, and why do You burden me with all these people?

International Standard Version

so he asked the LORD, "Why did you bring all this trouble to your servant? Why haven't I found favor in your eyes? After all, you're putting the burden of this entire people on me!

A Conservative Version

And Moses said to LORD, Why have thou dealt ill with thy servant? And why have I not found favor in thy sight, that thou lay the burden of all this people upon me?

American Standard Version

And Moses said unto Jehovah, Wherefore hast thou dealt ill with thy servant? and wherefore have I not found favor in thy sight, that thou layest the burden of all this people upon me?

Amplified

And Moses said to the Lord, Why have You dealt ill with Your servants? And why have I not found favor in Your sight, that You lay the burden of all this people on me?

Bible in Basic English

And Moses said to the Lord, Why have you done me this evil? and why have I not grace in your eyes, that you have put on me the care of all this people?

Darby Translation

And Moses said to Jehovah, Why hast thou done evil to thy servant, and why have I not found favour in thine eyes, that thou layest the burden of all this people upon me?

Julia Smith Translation

And Moses will say to Jehovah, For what hest thou done evil to thy servant? and for what did I not find grace in thine eyes, to put the debt of all this people upon me?

King James 2000

And Moses said unto the LORD, Why have you afflicted your servant? and why have I not found favor in your sight, that you lay the burden of all this people upon me?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Moses said to Yahweh, "Why have you brought trouble to your servant? Why have I not found favor in your eyes, that the burdens of all these people have been placed on me?

Modern King James verseion

And Moses said to Jehovah, Why have You afflicted Your servant? And why have I not found favor in Your sight, so that You lay the burden of all this people upon me?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Moses said unto the LORD, "Wherefore dealest thou so cruelly with thy servant? Wherefore do I not find favour in thy sight, seeing that thou puttest the weight of this people upon me?

NET Bible

And Moses said to the Lord, "Why have you afflicted your servant? Why have I not found favor in your sight, that you lay the burden of this entire people on me?

New Heart English Bible

Moses said to the LORD, "Why have you treated with your servant so badly? Why haven't I found favor in your sight, that you lay the burden of all this people on me?

The Emphasized Bible

And Moses said unto Yahweh - Wherefore hast thou let thy servant come to grief, and wherefore have I not found favour in thine eyes, - that thou shouldest lay the burden of all this people upon me.

Webster

And Moses said to the LORD, Why hast thou afflicted thy servant? and why have I not found favor in thy sight, that thou layest the burden of all this people upon me?

World English Bible

Moses said to Yahweh, "Why have you treated with your servant so badly? Why haven't I found favor in your sight, that you lay the burden of all this people on me?

Youngs Literal Translation

And Moses saith unto Jehovah, 'Why hast Thou done evil to Thy servant? and why have I not found grace in Thine eyes -- to put the burden of all this people upon me?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

and wherefore have I not found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

in thy sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

that thou layest
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

the burden
משּׂא 
Massa' 
Usage: 65

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

Context Readings

Complaints About Food

10 Now Moses heard the people weeping throughout their families, each man at the doorway of his tent; and the anger of the Lord was kindled greatly, and Moses was displeased. 11 So Moses said to the Lord, “Why have You been so hard on Your servant? And why have I not found favor in Your sight, that You have laid the burden of all this people on me? 12 Was it I who conceived all this people? Was it I who brought them forth, that You should say to me, ‘Carry them in your bosom as a nurse carries a nursing infant, to the land which You swore to their fathers’?



Cross References

Deuteronomy 1:12

How can I alone bear the load and burden of you and your strife?

Exodus 5:22

Then Moses returned to the Lord and said, “O Lord, why have You brought harm to this people? Why did You ever send me?

Exodus 17:4

So Moses cried out to the Lord, saying, “What shall I do to this people? A little more and they will stone me.”

Numbers 11:15

So if You are going to deal thus with me, please kill me at once, if I have found favor in Your sight, and do not let me see my wretchedness.”

Job 10:2

“I will say to God, ‘Do not condemn me;
Let me know why You contend with me.

Psalm 130:3

If You, Lord, should mark iniquities,
O Lord, who could stand?

Psalm 143:2

And do not enter into judgment with Your servant,
For in Your sight no man living is righteous.

Jeremiah 15:10

Woe to me, my mother, that you have borne me
As a man of strife and a man of contention to all the land!
I have not lent, nor have men lent money to me,
Yet everyone curses me.

Jeremiah 15:18

Why has my pain been perpetual
And my wound incurable, refusing to be healed?
Will You indeed be to me like a deceptive stream
With water that is unreliable?

Jeremiah 20:7-9

O Lord, You have deceived me and I was deceived;
You have overcome me and prevailed.
I have become a laughingstock all day long;
Everyone mocks me.

Jeremiah 20:14-18

Cursed be the day when I was born;
Let the day not be blessed when my mother bore me!

Lamentations 3:22-23

The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease,
For His compassions never fail.

Lamentations 3:39-40

Why should any living mortal, or any man,
Offer complaint in view of his sins?

Malachi 3:14

You have said, ‘It is vain to serve God; and what profit is it that we have kept His charge, and that we have walked in mourning before the Lord of hosts?

2 Corinthians 11:28

Apart from such external things, there is the daily pressure on me of concern for all the churches.

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