Exodus 4:22

“And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, Thus saith the LORD, Israel is my son, even my firstborn:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And thou shalt say vnto Pharaoh, Thus saith the Lord, Israel is my sonne, euen my first borne.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Then you shall say to Pharaoh, 'Thus says the LORD, "Israel is My son, My firstborn.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, Thus saith Jehovah, Israel is my son, my first-born:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And you are to say to Pharaoh, The Lord says, Israel is the first of my sons:
- Basic English Bible

And thou shalt say to Pharaoh, Thus saith Jehovah: Israel is my son, my firstborn.
- Darby Bible

And thou shalt say to Pharaoh, Thus saith the LORD, Israel is my son, even my first-born.
- Webster's Bible

You shall tell Pharaoh, 'Thus says Yahweh, Israel is my son, my firstborn,
- World English Bible

and thou hast said unto Pharaoh, Thus said Jehovah, My son, My first-born [is] Israel,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh: Thus saith the LORD: Israel is My son, My first-born.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 4:22


4:22 Thus saith the Lord - This is the first time that preface is used by any man, which afterwards is used so frequently by all the prophets: Israel is my son, my first - born - Precious in my sight, honourable, and dear to me.


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