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Exodus 17 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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(Num 20:1–13 )
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:1 - And all the company of the sons of Israel journey from the wilderness of Sin, on their journeyings, by the command of Jehovah, and encamp in Rephidim, and there is no water for the people to drink;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:2 - and the people strive with Moses, and say, 'Give us water, and we drink.' And Moses saith to them, 'What? -- ye strive with me, what? -- ye try Jehovah?'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:3 - and the people thirst there for water, and the people murmur against Moses, and say, 'Why is this? -- thou hast brought us up out of Egypt, to put us to death, also our sons and our cattle, with thirst.'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:4 - And Moses crieth to Jehovah, saying, 'What do I to this people? yet a little, and they have stoned me.'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:5 - And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Pass over before the people, and take with thee of the elders of Israel, and thy rod with which thou hast smitten the River take in thy hand, and thou hast gone:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:6 - Lo, I am standing before thee there on the rock in Horeb, and thou hast smitten on the rock, and waters have come out from it, and the people have drunk.' And Moses doth so before the eyes of the elders of Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:7 - and he calleth the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the 'strife' of the sons of Israel, and because of their 'trying' Jehovah, saying, 'Is Jehovah in our midst or not?'
(Gen 14:7; Num 13:29; 14:25 )
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:8 - And Amalek cometh, and fighteth with Israel in Rephidim,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:9 - and Moses saith unto Joshua, 'Choose for us men, and go out, fight with Amalek: to-morrow I am standing on the top of the hill, and the rod of God in my hand.'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:10 - And Joshua doth as Moses hath said to him, to fight with Amalek, and Moses, Aaron, and Hur, have gone up to the top of the height;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:11 - and it hath come to pass, when Moses lifteth up his hand, that Israel hath been mighty, and when he letteth his hands rest, that Amalek hath been mighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:12 - And the hands of Moses are heavy, and they take a stone, and set it under him, and he sitteth on it: and Aaron and Hur have taken hold on his hands, on this side one, and on that one, and his hands are stedfast till the going in of the sun;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:13 - and Joshua weakeneth Amalek and his people by the mouth of the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:14 - And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Write this, a memorial in a Book, and set it in the ears of Joshua, that I do utterly wipe away the remembrance of Amalek from under the heavens;'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:15 - and Moses buildeth an altar, and calleth its name Jehovah-Nissi,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:16 - and saith, 'Because a hand is on the throne of Jah, war is to Jehovah with Amalek from generation -- generation.'
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The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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