Exodus 1:18

“And the king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said unto them, Why have ye done this thing, and have saved the men children alive?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the King of Egypt called for the midwiues, & said vnto them, Why haue ye done this thing, and haue saued the men children aliue?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So the king of Egypt called for the midwives and said to them, "Why have you done this thing, and let the boys live?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said unto them, Why have ye done this thing, and have saved the men-children alive?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the king of Egypt sent for the women, and said to them, Why have you done this, and let the male children go on living?
- Basic English Bible

And the king of Egypt called the midwives and said to them, Why have ye done this, and saved the male children alive?
- Darby Bible

And the king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said to them, Why have ye done this thing, and have saved the male-children alive?
- Webster's Bible

The king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said to them, "Why have you done this thing, and have saved the boys alive?"
- World English Bible

and the king of Egypt calleth for the midwives, and saith to them, `Wherefore have ye done this thing, and keep the lads alive?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said unto them: 'Why have ye done this thing, and have saved the men-children alive?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Exodus 1

  • Greg
    Exodus the book is awesome. Its a very exciting and gripping book. The power of God man oh man.
  • Allan
    I think it talks about god
  • Cameron gordon
    im in history doing this its so fun
  • Allan Thornton
    I Disagree because where does it say that
  • Anita Fore
    Let US MAKE MAN in our image after OUR LIKENESS . They were ALL there creating everything together at the creation, God the father, God the Son,and God the Holy Spirit.
  • Bruce
    Irene:--- And now, O Father,glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with the before the world was John 17:5

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