Exodus 7:18

“And the fish that is in the river shall die, and the river shall stink; and the Egyptians shall lothe to drink of the water of the river.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Exodus 7:18

And the fish that is in the riuer shall die, and the riuer shall stincke, and the Egyptians shall loathe to drinke of the water of the riuer.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"The fish that are in the Nile will die, and the Nile will become foul, and the Egyptians will find difficulty in drinking water from the Nile.'""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the fish that are in the river shall die, and the river shall become foul; and the Egyptians shall loathe to drink water from the river.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the fish in the Nile will come to destruction, and the river will send up a bad smell, and the Egyptians will not be able, for disgust, to make use of the water of the Nile for drinking.
- Basic English Bible

And the fish that is in the river shall die; and the river shall stink; and the Egyptians shall loathe to drink the water out of the river.
- Darby Bible

And the fish that is in the river shall die, and the river shall be offensive in smell; and the Egyptians shall lothe to drink of the water of the river.
- Webster's Bible

The fish that are in the river shall die, and the river shall become foul; and the Egyptians shall loathe to drink water from the river."'"
- World English Bible

and the fish that [are] in the River die, and the River hath stank, and the Egyptians have been wearied of drinking waters from the River.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the fish that are in the river shall die, and the river shall become foul; and the Egyptians shall loathe to drink water from the river.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Exodus 7:18

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 7:18


7:20 The waters that were in the river were turned into blood - This was a plague justly inflicted upon the Egyptians; for Nilus the river of Egypt was their idol; they and their land had so much benefit by that creature, that they served and worshipped it more than the creator. Also they had stained the river with the blood of the Hebrew children, and now God made that river all bloody; thus he gave them blood to drink, for they were worthy, #Rev 16:6|. See the power of God. Every creature is that to us which he makes it to be, water or blood. See the mutability of all things under the sun, and what changes we may meet with in them. That which is water to day may be blood to morrow; what is always vain may soon become vexatious. And see what mischievous work sin makes! It is sin that turns our waters into blood.


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