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For the scripture says to the king of Egypt, "I made you king in order to use you to show my power and to spread my fame over the whole world."
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For the scripture saith to Pharao: To this purpose have I raised thee, that I may shew my power in thee and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth.
Romans 11:4 But what saith the divine answer to him? I have left me seven thousand men that have not bowed their knees to Baal.
Galatians 3:8,22 And the scripture, foreseeing that God justifieth the Gentiles by faith, told unto Abraham before: In thee shall all nations be blessed. . . .
Galatians 4:30 But what saith the scripture? Cast out the bondwoman and her son: for the son of the bondwoman shall not be heir with the son of the free woman.
Exodus 9:16 And therefore have I raised thee, that I may shew my power in thee, and my name may be spoken of throughout all the earth.
1 Samuel 2:7,8 The Lord maketh poor and maketh rich, he humbleth and he exalteth: . . .
Esther 4:14 For if thou wilt now hold thy peace, the Jews shall be delivered by some other occasion: and thou, and thy father's house shall perish. And who knoweth whether thou art not therefore come to the kingdom, that thou mightest be ready in such a time as this?
Isaiah 10:5,6 Woe to the Assyrian, he is the rod and the staff of my anger, and my indignation is in their hands. . . .
Isaiah 45:1-3 Thus saith the Lord to my anointed Cyrus, whose right hand I have taken hold of, to subdue nations before his face, and to turn the backs of kings, and to open the doors before him, and the gates shall not be shut. . . .
Jeremiah 27:6,7 And now I have given all these lands into the hand of Nabuchodonosor king of Babylon my servant: moreover also the beasts of the field I have given him to serve him. . . .
Daniel 4:22 They shall cast thee out from among men, and thy dwelling shall be with cattle, and with wild beasts, and thou shalt eat grass, as an ox, and shalt be wet with the dew of heaven: and seven times shall pass over thee, till thou know that the most High ruleth over the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.
Daniel 5:18-21 O king, the most high God gave to Nabuchodonosor, thy father, a kingdom, and greatness, and glory, and honour. . . .
Exodus 10:1,2 And the Lord said to Moses: Go in to Pharao; for I have hardened his heart, and the heart of his servants: that I may work these my signs in him, . . .
Exodus 14:17,18 And I will harden the heart of the Egyptians to pursue you: and I will be glorified in Pharao, and in all his host, and in his chariots and in his horsemen. . . .
Exodus 15:14,15 Nations rose up, and were angry: sorrows took hold on the inhabitants of Philisthiim. . . .
Exodus 18:10,11 And he said: Blessed is the Lord, who hath delivered his people out of the hand of Egypt. . . .
Joshua 2:9,10 I know that the Lord hath given this land to you: for the dread of you is fallen upon us, and all the inhabitants of the land have lost all strength. . . .
Joshua 9:9 They answered: From a very far country thy servants are come in the name of the Lord thy God. For we have heard the fame of his power, all the things that he did in Egypt.
1 Samuel 4:8 Woe to us: for there was no such great joy yesterday, and the day before: Woe to us. Who shall deliver us from the hand of these high Gods? these are the Gods that struck Egypt with all the plagues in the desert.
Psalm 83:17,18 Let them be ashamed and troubled for ever and ever: and let them be confounded and perish. . . .
Proverbs 16:4 The Lord hath made all things for himself: the wicked also for the evil day.
Isaiah 37:20 And now, O Lord our God, save us out of his hand: and let all the kingdoms of the earth know, that thou only art the Lord.
John 17:26 And I have made known thy name to them and will make it known: that the love wherewith thou hast loved me may be in them, and I in them.
ContextGod's Sovereign Choice
…16So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy. 17For the scripture saith to Pharao: To this purpose have I raised thee, that I may shew my power in thee and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth. 18Therefore he hath mercy on whom he will. And whom he will, he hardeneth.…
And therefore have I raised thee, that I may shew my power in thee, and my name may be spoken of throughout all the earth.
For the thought of man shall give praise to thee: and the remainders of the thought shall keep holiday to thee.
Where are now thy wise men? let them tell thee, and shew what the Lord of hosts hath purposed upon Egypt.
Additional TranslationsFor the Scripture says to Pharaoh: “I raised you up for this very purpose, that I might display My power in you, and that My name might be proclaimed in all the earth.”
For the Scripture says to Pharaoh: "For this very purpose I have raised you up, so that I might show My power in you, and that My name should be declared in all the earth."
For the scripture said to Pharaoh, Even for this same purpose have I raised you up, that I might show my power in you, and that my name might be declared throughout all the earth.
For the scripture saith unto Pharaoh, For this very purpose did I raise thee up, that I might show in thee my power, and that my name might be published abroad in all the earth.
For the scripture says to Pharaoh, For this very thing I have raised thee up from amongst [men], that I might thus shew in thee my power, and so that my name should be declared in all the earth.
For the scripture saith unto Pharaoh, For this very purpose did I raise thee up, that I might shew in thee my power, and that my name might be published abroad in all the earth.
For the scripture saith to Pharaoh, Even for this same purpose have I raised thee up, that I might show my power in thee, and that my name might be declared throughout all the earth.
"It is for this very purpose that I have lifted you so high--that I may make manifest in you My power, and that My name may be proclaimed far and wide in all the earth."
For the Scripture says to Pharaoh, "For this very purpose I caused you to be raised up, that I might show in you my power, and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth."
for the Writing saith to Pharaoh -- 'For this very thing I did raise thee up, that I might shew in thee My power, and that My name might be declared in all the land;'
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