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Numbers 14:13

    Numbers 14:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Moses said unto the LORD, Then the Egyptians shall hear it, (for thou broughtest up this people in thy might from among them;)

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Moses said to the LORD, Then the Egyptians shall hear it, (for you brought up this people in your might from among them;)

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Moses said unto Jehovah, Then the Egyptians will hear it; for thou broughtest up this people in thy might from among them;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Moses said to the Lord, Then it will come to the ears of the Egyptians; for by your power you took this people out from among them;

    Webster's Revision

    And Moses said unto Jehovah, Then the Egyptians will hear it; for thou broughtest up this people in thy might from among them;

    World English Bible

    Moses said to Yahweh, "Then the Egyptians will hear it; for you brought up this people in your might from among them;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Moses said unto the LORD, Then the Egyptians shall hear it; for thou broughtest up this people in thy might from among them;

    Barnes' Notes on Numbers 14:13

    The syntax of these verses is singularly broken. As did Paul when deeply moved, so Moses presses his arguments one on the other without pausing to ascertain the grammatical finish of his expressions. He speaks here as if in momentary apprehension of an outbreak of God's wrath, unless he could perhaps arrest it by crowding in every topic of deprecation and intercession that he could mention on the instant.