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Exodus 1:12

    Exodus 1:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew. And they were grieved because of the children of Israel.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew. And they were grieved because of the children of Israel.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and the more they spread abroad. And they were grieved because of the children of Israel.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But the more cruel they were to them, the more their number increased, till all the land was full of them. And the children of Israel were hated by the Egyptians.

    Webster's Revision

    But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and the more they spread abroad. And they were grieved because of the children of Israel.

    World English Bible

    But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and the more they spread out. They were grieved because of the children of Israel.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and the more they spread abroad. And they were grieved because of the children of Israel.

    Clarke's Commentary on Exodus 1:12

    But the more they afflicted them - The margin has pretty nearly preserved the import of the original: And as they afflicted them, so they multiplied and so they grew That is, in proportion to their afflictions was their prosperity; and had their sufferings been greater, their increase would have been still more abundant.