Exodus 1:22
Good News Translation
Finally the king issued a command to all his people: "Take every newborn Hebrew boy and throw him into the Nile, but let all the girls live."

Contemporary English Version
until finally, the king gave a command to everyone in the nation, "As soon as a Hebrew boy is born, throw him into the Nile River! But you can let the girls live."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Pharao therefore charged all his people, saying: Whatsoever shall be born of the male sex, ye shall cast into the river: whatsoever of the female, ye shall save alive.

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Pharao therefore charged all his people, saying: Whatsoever shall be born of the male sex, ye shall cast into the river: whatsoever of the female, ye shall save alive.

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2431. B.C.

1573. Every son.

Exodus 1:16 Commanding them: When you shall do the office of midwives to the Hebrew women, and the time of delivery is come: if it be a man child, kill it: if a woman, keep it alive.

Exodus 7:19-21 The Lord also said to Moses: Say to Aaron, Take thy rod; and stretch forth thy hand upon the waters of Egypt, and upon their rivers, and streams and pools, and all the ponds of waters, that they may be turned into blood: and let blood be in all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood and of stone. . . .

Psalm 105:25 He turned their heart to hate his people: and to deal deceitfully with his servants.

Proverbs 1:16 But a net is spread in vain before the eyes of them that have wings.

Proverbs 4:16 They eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of iniquity.

Proverbs 27:4 Anger hath no mercy: nor fury, when it breaketh forth: and who can bear the violence of one provoked?

Acts 7:19 This same, dealing craftily with our race, afflicted our fathers, that they should expose their children, to the end they might not be kept alive.

Revelation 16:4-6 And the third poured out his vial upon the rivers and the fountains of waters. And there was made blood. . . .

Context
Oppression by a New King
21And because the midwives feared God, he built them houses. 22Pharao therefore charged all his people, saying: Whatsoever shall be born of the male sex, ye shall cast into the river: whatsoever of the female, ye shall save alive.
Cross References
Acts 7:19
This same, dealing craftily with our race, afflicted our fathers, that they should expose their children, to the end they might not be kept alive.

Hebrews 11:23
By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months by his parents: because they saw he was a comely babe, and they feared not the king's edict.

Genesis 41:1
After two years Pharao had a dream. He thought he stood by the river,

Additional Translations
Then Pharaoh commanded all his people: “Every son born to the Hebrews you must throw into the Nile, but every daughter you may allow to live.”And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born you shall cast into the river, and every daughter you shall save alive.

And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye shall save alive.

And Pharao charged all his people, saying, Whatever male child shall be born to the Hebrews, cast into the river; and every female, save it alive.

Then Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, but every daughter ye shall save alive.

And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye shall save alive.

And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye shall save alive.

Pharaoh commanded all his people, saying, "You shall cast every son who is born into the river, and every daughter you shall save alive."

and Pharaoh layeth a charge on all his people, saying, 'Every son who is born -- into the River ye do cast him, and every daughter ye do keep alive.'
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