Exodus 3 :7

Exodus 3 :7 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;

American King James Version (AKJV)

And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;

American Standard Version (ASV)

And Jehovah said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people that are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And God said, Truly, I have seen the grief of my people in Egypt, and their cry because of their cruel masters has come to my ears; for I have knowledge of their sorrows;

Webster's Revision

And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their task-masters; for I know their sorrows;

World English Bible

Yahweh said, "I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I know their sorrows.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;

Definitions for Exodus 3 :7

Clarke's Commentary on Exodus 3 :7

I have surely seen - ראה ראיתי raoh raithi, seeing, I have seen - I have not only seen the afflictions of this people because I am omniscient, but I have considered their sorrows, and my eye affects my heart.

Barnes's Commentary on Exodus 3 :7

Taskmasters - Oppressors. A different word from that in Exodus 1:11.

I know - The expression implies personal feeling, tenderness, and compassion (compare Exodus 2:25 margin).

Wesley's Commentary on Exodus 3 :7

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