21 And because the midwives feared God [with profound reverence], [f]He established families and households for them. Exodus 1:21 Lit made them houses. Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. ). Updated Bible Version 1.9 ARRAY(0x55a6abae1228) The Webster Bible ARRAY(0x55a6abae1048) World English Bible ARRAY(0x55a6abae0e68) The Wycliffe Bible (1395) Version Information. 5 All the descendants of Jacob were seventy people; Joseph was [already] in Egypt. 20 So God dealt well with the midwives and the people multiplied and became very strong. 22 “If a man steals an ox or sheep and kills or sells it, he shall make restitution of five oxen for an ox or four sheep for a sheep. Over two hundred years have passed since the death of Joseph. 22 Then Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son born [to the Hebrews] you shall cast into the river [Nile], but every daughter you shall allow to live. 21 And because the midwives revered and feared God, He made them households [of their own]. Chapter 8:15-10:32 Noah and his descendants. 10 Come, let us deal shrewdly with them, so that they will not multiply and in the event of war, join our enemies, and fight against us and escape from the land.” 11 So they set taskmasters over them to oppress them with hard labor. Amplified Bible (AMP). All their labor was harsh and severe. 4 “You shall not make for yourself any idol, or any likeness (form, manifestation) of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth [as an object to worship]. All their service was with harshness and severity. The Israelites Oppressed - These are the names of the sons of Israel who went to Egypt with Jacob, each with his family: Reuben, … This is the first record of the descendants of Israel (Jacob) being regarded as a separate nation (also see Gen 34:7 and note). Amplified® Bible. Chapter 6:1-8:14 The flood. 6 Then Joseph died, and all his brothers and all that generation, 7 but the [a]Israelites were prolific and increased greatly; [b]they multiplied and became extremely strong, so that the land was filled with them. 8 [c]Now a new [d]king arose over Egypt, who did not know Joseph [nor the history of his accomplishments]. 7 But the descendants of Israel were fruitful and increased abundantly; they multiplied and grew exceedingly strong, and the land was full of them. 1 Then God spoke all these words: 2 “I am the Lord your God, who has brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. 9 He said to his people, “Behold, the people of the sons of Israel are too many and too mighty for us [they greatly outnumber us]. And the sons of Israel built Pithom and Raamses as storage cities for Pharaoh. 2 “If a thief is caught breaking in [after dark] and is struck [by the owner] so that he dies, there shall be no bloodguilt for him. 1 These are the names of the sons of Israel who went to Egypt with Jacob, each with his family: 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi and Judah; 3 Issachar, Zebulun and Benjamin; 4 Dan and Naphtali; Gad and Asher. Some scholars think he was Ahmose I (1570-1546. All rights reserved. And you shall say to Pharaoh, Thus says the Lord, Israel is My son, even My firstborn. 18 So the king of Egypt called for the midwives and said to them, Why have you done this thing and allowed the male children to live? 9 He said to his people, Behold, the Israelites are too many and too mighty for us [and they [a]outnumber us both in people and in strength]. 15 Then the king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, one of whom was named Shiphrah (beauty) and the other named Puah (splendor), 16 “When you act as midwives to the Hebrew women and see them on the birthstool, if it is a son, you shall kill him; but if it is a daughter, she shall live.” 17 But the midwives feared God [with profound reverence] and did not do as the king of Egypt commanded, but they let the boy babies live. 13 And the Egyptians reduced the Israelites to severe slavery. 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The marvel of the exodus grows in wonder when, after more than 3,000 years, we see that same race, often persecuted almost to extinction, carrying out in startling detail God’s predictions for their amazing national revitalization and prominence “in the last days” (adapted from many historians). 6 Then Joseph died, and all his brothers and all that generation, 7 but the. 14 They made their lives bitter with hard labor in mortar, brick, and all kinds of field work. 16 When you act as midwives to the Hebrew women and see them on the birthstool, if it is a son, you shall kill him; but if it is a daughter, she shall live. 9 He said to his people, “Behold, the [e]people of the sons of Israel are too many and too mighty for us [they greatly outnumber us]. is acknowledged, as most conservative scholars hold, then this pharaoh is likely Thutmose I (1525-1512 b.c. Chapter 8:15-22 Noah on the "new" earth. 22 Then Pharaoh commanded all his people, r “Every son that is born to the Hebrews 1 you shall cast into s the Nile, but you shall let every daughter live.” The Birth of Moses. 1 Now these are the names of the sons of Israel who came to Egypt with Jacob; each came with his household: 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah; 3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin; 4 Dan and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.