Exodus 1:20

“Therefore God dealt well with the midwives: and the people multiplied, and waxed very mighty.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore God dealt well with the midwiues: and the people multiplied and waxed very mighty.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So God was good to the midwives, and the people multiplied, and became very mighty.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And God dealt well with the midwives: and the people multiplied, and waxed very mighty.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the blessing of God was on these women: and the people were increased in number and became very strong.
- Basic English Bible

And God dealt well with the midwives; and the people multiplied and became very strong.
- Darby Bible

Therefore God dealt well with the midwives: and the people multiplied, and became very mighty.
- Webster's Bible

God dealt well with the midwives, and the people multiplied, and grew very mighty.
- World English Bible

And God doth good to the midwives, and the people multiply, and are very mighty;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And God dealt well with the midwives; and the people multiplied, and waxed very mighty.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 1:20


1:20 Therefore God dealt well with them - That is, built them up in families, and blessed their children.


Discussion for Exodus 1

  • 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
  • A disciple
    "For the Lord GOD of hosts shall make a consumption, even determined, in the midst of all the land. Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD of hosts, O my people that dwell in Zion, be not afraid of the Assyrian: he shall smite thee with a rod, and shall lift up his staff against thee, after the manner of Egypt." Isaiah 10:23-24 The whole world will be like it was for Israel in Egypt, when Jesus comes.
  • Marilynn Brewington
    I think it shows how in the beginning Jehovah God had mercy on Adam and Eve,and how to not take people or God for granted in any way cause you will need both of them.
  • Evie
    To Irene - In the beginning was the
    Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God. The Word became flesh and dwelt among us.
  • Eric
    Irene123 - Read John 1:1

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