English Standard Version
Two women will be grinding at the mill; one will be taken and one left.
King James Bible
Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
American Standard Version
two women'shall be grinding at the mill; one is taken, and one is left.
Two women shall be grinding at the mill: one shall be taken, and one shall be left.
English Revised Version
two women shall be grinding at the mill; one is taken, and one is left.
Webster's Bible Translation
Two women will be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
Weymouth New Testament
Two women will be grinding at the mill: one will be taken away, and one left behind.
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
The mill (τῷ μύλῳ)
The ordinary hand-mill with a handle fixed near the edge of the upper stone, which is turned by two women.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Two. The [mulon] was a hand-mill composed of two stones; 'the uppermost of which is turned round by a small handle of wood or iron that is placed in the rim. When this stone is large, or expedition required, a second person is called to assist; and as it is usual for women alone to be concerned in this employment, who seat themselves over against each other with the millstone between then, we may see not only the propriety of the expression, Ex.
11:5,' but the force of this.--Dr. Shaw.
and every firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sits on his throne, even to the firstborn of the slave girl who is behind the handmill, and all the firstborn of the cattle.
"No one shall take a mill or an upper millstone in pledge, for that would be taking a life in pledge.
Take the millstones and grind flour, put off your veil, strip off your robe, uncover your legs, pass through the rivers.
Then two men will be in the field; one will be taken and one left.
There will be two women grinding together. One will be taken and the other left."
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