Parallel Verses

Amplified

He leveled and made a straight path for His anger [to give it free course]; He did not spare [the Egyptian families] from death but gave their beasts over to the pestilence and the life [of their eldest] over to the plague.

New American Standard Bible

He leveled a path for His anger; He did not spare their soul from death, But gave over their life to the plague,

King James Version

He made a way to his anger; he spared not their soul from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence;

Holman Bible

He cleared a path for His anger.
He did not spare them from death
but delivered their lives to the plague.

International Standard Version

He blazed a path for his anger; he did not stop short from killing them, but handed them over to pestilence.

A Conservative Version

He made a path for his anger. He spared not their soul from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence,

American Standard Version

He made a path for his anger; He spared not their soul from death, But gave their life over to the pestilence,

Bible in Basic English

He let his wrath have its way; he did not keep back their soul from death, but gave their life to disease.

Darby Translation

He made a way for his anger; he spared not their soul from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He made a way to his anger; he did not spare their soul from death but gave their life over to the pestilence

Julia Smith Translation

He will prepare a beaten path for his anger; he spared not their soul from death, and their life he delivered to the word;

King James 2000

He made a way to his anger; he spared not their soul from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence;

Lexham Expanded Bible

He cleared a path for his anger. He did not spare them from death but handed their life over to the plague.

Modern King James verseion

He made a way to His anger; He did not save their soul from death, but gave their life over to the plague,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When he made a way to his fearful indignation, and spared not their souls from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence;

NET Bible

He sent his anger in full force; he did not spare them from death; he handed their lives over to destruction.

New Heart English Bible

He made a path for his anger. He did not spare their soul from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence,

The Emphasized Bible

He leveled a path for his anger, Withheld not, from death, their soul, But, their life - to the pestilence, he delivered:

Webster

He made a way to his anger; he spared not their soul from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence;

World English Bible

He made a path for his anger. He didn't spare their soul from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence,

Youngs Literal Translation

He pondereth a path for His anger, He kept not back their soul from death, Yea, their life to the pestilence He delivered up.

References

Hastings

Verse Info

Context Readings

Lessons From Israel's Past

49 He let loose upon them the fierceness of His anger, His wrath and indignation and distress, by sending [a mission of] angels of calamity and woe among them. 50 He leveled and made a straight path for His anger [to give it free course]; He did not spare [the Egyptian families] from death but gave their beasts over to the pestilence and the life [of their eldest] over to the plague. 51 He smote all the firstborn in Egypt, the chief of their strength in the tents [of the land of the sons] of Ham.


Cross References

Exodus 9:3-6

Behold, the hand of the Lord [will fall] upon your livestock which are out in the field, upon the horses, the donkeys, the camels, the herds and the flocks; there shall be a very severe plague.

Job 27:22

For [God and the storm] hurl at him without pity and unsparingly [their thunderbolts of wrath]; he flees in haste before His power.

Ezekiel 5:11

Therefore, as I live, says the Lord God, surely because you have defiled My sanctuary with all your detestable things and with all your abominations, therefore will I also diminish you and withdraw My eye that it shall not spare you. And I also will have no pity.

Ezekiel 7:4

And My eye will not spare you, neither will I have pity; but I will bring recompense for your evil ways upon you, while your abominations are in the midst of you [calling down punishment from a righteous God]; and you shall know (recognize, understand, and realize) that I am the Lord.

Ezekiel 7:9

And My eye will not spare, nor will I have pity. I will punish you according to your ways while your abominations are right in the midst of you. And you shall know, understand, and realize that it is I the Lord Who smites you.

Ezekiel 8:18

Therefore I will deal in wrath; My eye will not spare, nor will I have pity; and though they cry in My ears with a loud voice, yet will I not hear them.

Ezekiel 9:10

And as for Me, My eye will not spare, neither will I have pity, but I will recompense their wicked doings upon their own heads.

Romans 8:32

He who did not withhold or spare [even] His own Son but gave Him up for us all, will He not also with Him freely and graciously give us all [other] things?

2 Peter 2:4-5

For God did not [even] spare angels that sinned, but cast them into hell, delivering them to be kept there in pits of gloom till the judgment and their doom.

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