Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

He set him a testimony in Joseph in his going forth upon the land of Egypt: I shall hear a lip I knew not

New American Standard Bible

He established it for a testimony in Joseph
When he went throughout the land of Egypt.
I heard a language that I did not know:

King James Version

This he ordained in Joseph for a testimony, when he went out through the land of Egypt: where I heard a language that I understood not.

Holman Bible

He set it up as an ordinance for Joseph
when He went throughout the land of Egypt.


I heard an unfamiliar language:

International Standard Version

a decree that he prescribed for Joseph when he went throughout the land of Egypt, speaking a language I did not recognize.

A Conservative Version

He appointed it in Joseph for a testimony when he went out over the land of Egypt, [where] I heard a language that I knew not.

American Standard Version

He appointed it in Joseph for a testimony, When he went out over the land of Egypt, Where I heard a language that I knew not.

Amplified


He established it for a testimony in Joseph
When He went throughout the land of Egypt.
I heard the language [of One whom] I did not know, saying,

Bible in Basic English

He gave it to Joseph as a witness, when he went out over the land of Egypt; then the words of a strange tongue were sounding in my ears.

Darby Translation

He ordained it in Joseph for a testimony, when he went forth over the land of Egypt, where I heard a language that I knew not.

King James 2000

This he ordained in Joseph for a testimony, when he went out through the land of Egypt: where I heard a language that I understood not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He made it a statute in Joseph when he went out against the land of Egypt, [where] I heard a language I did not know.

Modern King James verseion

This He ordained in Joseph for a testimony, when He went out over the land of Egypt; I heard a language I understood not.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This he ordained in Joseph for a testimony, when he came out of Egypt, and had heard a strange language.

NET Bible

He decreed it as a regulation in Joseph, when he attacked the land of Egypt. I heard a voice I did not recognize.

New Heart English Bible

He appointed it in Joseph for a testimony, when he went out over the land of Egypt, I heard a language that I did not know.

The Emphasized Bible

A testimony in Joseph, he appointed it, When he went forth over the land of Egypt: A language I liked not, used I to hear;

Webster

This he ordained in Joseph for a testimony, when he went out through the land of Egypt: where I heard a language that I understood not.

World English Bible

He appointed it in Joseph for a testimony, when he went out over the land of Egypt, I heard a language that I didn't know.

Youngs Literal Translation

A testimony on Joseph He hath placed it, In his going forth over the land of Egypt. A lip, I have not known -- I hear.

References

Context Readings

A Call To Obedience

4 For it is a law to Israel, a judgment to the God of Jacob. 5 He set him a testimony in Joseph in his going forth upon the land of Egypt: I shall hear a lip I knew not 6 I removed his shoulder from the burden: his hands shall past by from the basket


Cross References

Psalm 114:1

In Israel's going forth out of Egypt, the house of acob from a people speaking a foreign tongue;

Deuteronomy 28:49

Jehovah shall raise up against thee a nation from far off, from the extremity of the earth, as the eagle shall fly, whose tongue thou shalt not hear;

Jeremiah 5:15

Behold me bringing upon you a nation from far off, O house of Israel, says Jehovah: it is a nation of strength, it is a nation of old, a nation thou wilt not know its tongue, and thou shalt not hear what it will speak.

Exodus 11:4

And Moses will say, Thus said Jehovah, About the middle of the night I will go forth into the midst of Egypt

Psalm 77:15

Thou didst redeem with the arm thy people the sons of Jacob and Joseph. Silence.

Exodus 12:12

And I passed over in the land of Egypt in this night, and I struck every first-born in the land of Egypt from man even to quadruped: and against all the gods of Egypt I will do judgments: I Jehovah.

Exodus 12:27

And they said, This the sacrifice of the passing over to Jehovah, who passed over the houses of the sons of Israel in Egypt in his striking the Egyptians, and he delivered our houses. And the people will bow down and will worship.

Exodus 12:29

And it will be in the middle of the night, and Jehovah struck every firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the first-born of Pharaoh sitting upon his throne, to the first-born of the captive which is in the house of the pit; and every first-born of the cattle.

Exodus 13:8-9

And announce to thy son in this day, saying, For this Jehovah did to me in my coming out of Egypt

Exodus 13:14-16

And it was when thy son shall ask thee to-morrow, saying, What this? and thou saidst to him, With strength of hand Jehovah brought us forth out of Egypt from the house of servants.

Deuteronomy 4:45

These the testimonies and the laws and the judgments which Moses spake to the sons of Israel in their going forth out of Egypt,

Psalm 78:6

So that a later generation shall know; sons shall be born, they shall rise up and recount to their sons.

Psalm 80:1-2

To the overseer for the lilies of the testimonies; to Asaph a chanting. O thou feeding Israel, give ear, guiding Joseph as sheep.; thou dwelling in the cherubs, shine forth.

Isaiah 28:11

For with the stammerings of the lip and with another tongue he will speak to this people.

Ezekiel 20:20

And consecrate my Sabbaths; and they were for a sign between me and between you to know that I am Jehovah your God.

Amos 6:6

Drinking wine in vases, and they will anoint with the chief of ointments: and they were not grieved for the breaking of Joseph.

1 Corinthians 14:21-22

It has been written in the law, That in other tongues and in other lips will I speak to this people; and not so will they hear me, says the Lord.

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