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Exodus 1 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:1 - Now these are the names H8034 of the children H1121 of Israel, H3478 which came H935 into Egypt; H4714 every man H376 and his household H1004 came H935 with Jacob. H3290
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:2 - Reuben, H7205 Simeon, H8095 Levi, H3878 and Judah, H3063
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:3 - Issachar, H3485 Zebulun, H2074 and Benjamin, H1144
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:4 - Dan, H1835 and Naphtali, H5321 Gad, H1410 and Asher. H836
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:5 - And all the souls H5315 that came out H3318 of the loins H3409 of Jacob H3290 were seventy H7657 souls: H5315 for Joseph H3130 was in Egypt H4714 already.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:6 - And Joseph H3130 died, H4191 and all his brethren, H251 and all that generation. H1755
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:7 - And the children H1121 of Israel H3478 were fruitful, H6509 and increased abundantly, H8317 and multiplied, H7235 and waxed exceeding H3966 H3966 mighty; H6105 and the land H776 was filled H4390 with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:8 - Now there arose up H6965 a new H2319 king H4428 over Egypt, H4714 which knew H3045 not Joseph. H3130
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:9 - And he said H559 unto his people, H5971 Behold, the people H5971 of the children H1121 of Israel H3478 are more H7227 and mightier H6099 than we:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:10 - Come on, H3051 let us deal wisely H2449 with them; lest they multiply, H7235 and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out H7122 any war, H4421 they H1931 join H3254 also unto our enemies, H8130 and fight H3898 against us, and so get them up H5927 out of the land. H776
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:11 - Therefore they did set H7760 over them taskmasters H4522 H8269 to afflict H6031 them with their burdens. H5450 And they built H1129 for Pharaoh H6547 treasure H4543 cities, H5892 Pithom H6619 and Raamses. H7486
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:12 - But the more they afflicted H6031 them, the more H3651 they multiplied H7235 and grew. H6555 And they were grieved H6973 because H6440 of the children H1121 of Israel. H3478
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:13 - And the Egyptians H4714 made H5647  the children H1121 of Israel H3478 to serve H5647 with rigour: H6531
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:14 - And they made H4843  their lives H2416 bitter H4843 with hard H7186 bondage, H5656 in morter, H2563 and in brick, H3843 and in all manner of service H5656 in the field: H7704 all their service, H5656 wherein they made them serve, H5647 was with rigour. H6531
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:15 - And the king H4428 of Egypt H4714 spake H559 to the Hebrew H5680 midwives, H3205 of which the name H8034 of the one H259 was Shiphrah, H8236 and the name H8034 of the other H8145 Puah: H6326
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:16 - And he said, H559 When ye do the office of a midwife H3205 to the Hebrew women, H5680 and see H7200 them upon the stools; H70 if it be a son, H1121 then ye shall kill H4191 him: but if it be a daughter, H1323 then she shall live. H2425
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:17 - But the midwives H3205 feared H3372 God, H430 and did H6213 not as the king H4428 of Egypt H4714 commanded H1696 them, but saved H2421  the men children H3206 alive. H2421
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:18 - And the king H4428 of Egypt H4714 called H7121 for the midwives, H3205 and said H559 unto them, Why H4069 have ye done H6213 this thing, H1697 and have saved H2421  the men children H3206 alive? H2421
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:19 - And the midwives H3205 said H559 unto Pharaoh, H6547 Because the Hebrew H5680 women H802 are not as the Egyptian women; H4713 for they are lively, H2422 and are delivered H3205 ere H2962 the midwives H3205 come in H935 unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:20 - Therefore God H430 dealt well H3190 with the midwives: H3205 and the people H5971 multiplied, H7235 and waxed very H3966 mighty. H6105
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:21 - And it came to pass, because the midwives H3205 feared H3372 God, H430 that he made H6213 them houses. H1004
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:22 - And Pharaoh H6547 charged H6680 all his people, H5971 saying, H559 Every son H1121 that is born H3209 ye shall cast H7993 into the river, H2975 and every daughter H1323 ye shall save alive. H2421

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