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Exodus 32:22

    Exodus 32:22 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: thou knowest the people, that they are set on mischief.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: you know the people, that they are set on mischief.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: thou knowest the people, that they are'set on evil.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Aaron said, Let not my lord be angry; you have seen how the purposes of this people are evil.

    Webster's Revision

    And Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: thou knowest the people, that they are'set on evil.

    World English Bible

    Aaron said, "Don't let the anger of my lord grow hot. You know the people, that they are set on evil.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: thou knowest the people, that they are set on evil.

    Definitions for Exodus 32:22

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.
    Wax - To grow; become; advance.

    Clarke's Commentary on Exodus 32:22

    Thou knowest the people - He excuses himself by the wicked and seditious spirit of the people, intimating that he was obliged to accede to their desires.

    Barnes' Notes on Exodus 32:22

    Aaron's reference to the character of the people, and his manner of stating what he had done Exodus 5:24, are very characteristic of the deprecating language of a weak mind.