Exodus 8:18

“And the magicians did so with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: so there were lice upon man, and upon beast.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the Magicians did so with their enchantments to bring foorth lice, but they could not: so there were lice vpon man and vpon beast.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The magicians tried with their secret arts to bring forth gnats, but they could not; so there were gnats on man and beast.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the magicians did so with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: and there were lice upon man, and upon beast.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the wonder-workers with their secret arts, attempting to make insects, were unable to do so: and there were insects on man and on beast.
- Basic English Bible

And the scribes did so with their sorceries, to bring forth gnats; but they could not. And the gnats were on man and on beast.
- Darby Bible

And the magicians did so with their inchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: so there were lice upon man and upon beast.
- Webster's Bible

The magicians tried with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they couldn't. There were lice on man, and on animal.
- World English Bible

And the scribes do so with their flashings, to bring out the gnats, and they have not been able, and the gnats are on man and on beast;
- Youngs Literal Bible

(8:14) And the magicians did so with their secret arts to bring forth gnats, but they could not; and there were gnats upon man, and upon beast.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 8:18


8:18 And the magicians did so - That is, endeavoured to do so.


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