Exodus 1:21

“And it came to pass, because the midwives feared God, that he made them houses.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And it came to passe, because the midwiues feared God, that hee made them houses.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Because the midwives feared God, He established households for them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it came to pass, because the midwives feared God, that he made them households.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And because the women who took care of the Hebrew mothers had the fear of God, he gave them families.
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass, because the midwives feared God, that he made them houses.
- Darby Bible

And it came to pass, because the midwives feared God, that he made them houses.
- Webster's Bible

It happened, because the midwives feared God, that he gave them families.
- World English Bible

and it cometh to pass, because the midwives have feared God, that He maketh for them households;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And it came to pass, because the midwives feared God, that He made them houses.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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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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