Exodus 3:20
New International Version
So I will stretch out my hand and strike the Egyptians with all the wonders that I will perform among them. After that, he will let you go.

New Living Translation
So I will raise my hand and strike the Egyptians, performing all kinds of miracles among them. Then at last he will let you go.

English Standard Version
So I will stretch out my hand and strike Egypt with all the wonders that I will do in it; after that he will let you go.

Berean Study Bible
So I will stretch out My hand and strike the Egyptians with all the wonders I will perform among them. And after that, he will release you.

King James Bible
And I will stretch out my hand, and smite Egypt with all my wonders which I will do in the midst thereof: and after that he will let you go.

New King James Version
So I will stretch out My hand and strike Egypt with all My wonders which I will do in its midst; and after that he will let you go.

New American Standard Bible
So I will reach out with My hand and strike Egypt with all My miracles which I shall do in the midst of it; and after that he will let you go.

NASB 1995
“So I will stretch out My hand and strike Egypt with all My miracles which I shall do in the midst of it; and after that he will let you go.

NASB 1977
“So I will stretch out My hand, and strike Egypt with all My miracles which I shall do in the midst of it; and after that he will let you go.

Amplified Bible
So I will reach out My hand and strike Egypt with all My wonders which I shall do in the midst of it; and after that he will let you go.

Christian Standard Bible
But when I stretch out my hand and strike Egypt with all my miracles that I will perform in it, after that, he will let you go.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will stretch out My hand and strike Egypt with all My miracles that I will perform in it. After that, he will let you go.

American Standard Version
And I will put forth my hand, and smite Egypt with all my wonders which I will do in the midst thereof: and after that he will let you go.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I shall reach my hands and I shall strike the Egyptians to do all wonders among them, and after that they shall send you away.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and I will stretch out my hand, and smite the Egyptians with all my wonders, which I shall work among them, and after that he will send you forth.

Contemporary English Version
So I will use my mighty power to perform all kinds of miracles and strike down the Egyptians. Then the king will send you away.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I will stretch forth my hand and will strike Egypt with all my wonders which I will do in the midst of them: after these he will let you go.

English Revised Version
And I will put forth my hand, and smite Egypt with all my wonders which I will do in the midst thereof: and after that he will let you go.

Good News Translation
But I will use my power and will punish Egypt by doing terrifying things there. After that he will let you go.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So I will use my power to strike Egypt. After all the miracles that I will do there, he will let you go.

International Standard Version
so I will stretch out my hand and strike Egypt with all my wonders that I will do there. After that he will release you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I will put forth My hand, and smite Egypt with all My wonders which I will do in the midst thereof. And after that he will let you go.

Literal Standard Version
and I have put forth My hand, and have struck Egypt with all My wonders, which I do in its midst—and afterward he sends you away.

NET Bible
So I will extend my hand and strike Egypt with all my wonders that I will do among them, and after that he will release you.

New Heart English Bible
I will put forth my hand and strike Egypt with all my wonders which I will do in its midst, and after that he will let you go.

World English Bible
I will put forth my hand and strike Egypt with all my wonders which I will do in its midst, and after that he will let you go.

Young's Literal Translation
and I have put forth My hand, and have smitten Egypt with all My wonders, which I do in its midst -- and afterwards he doth send you away.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Moses at the Burning Bush
19But I know that the king of Egypt will not allow you to go unless a mighty hand compels him. 20So I will stretch out My hand and strike the Egyptians with all the wonders I will perform among them. And after that, he will release you. 21And I will grant this people such favor in the sight of the Egyptians that when you leave, you will not go away empty-handed.…

Cross References
Acts 7:36
He led them out and performed wonders and signs in the land of Egypt, at the Red Sea, and for forty years in the wilderness.

Exodus 4:21
The LORD instructed Moses, "When you go back to Egypt, see that you perform before Pharaoh all the wonders that I have put within your power. But I will harden his heart so that he will not let the people go.

Exodus 6:1
But the LORD said to Moses, "Now you will see what I will do to Pharaoh, for because of My mighty hand he will let the people go; because of My strong hand he will drive them out of his land."

Exodus 7:3
But I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and though I will multiply My signs and wonders in the land of Egypt,

Exodus 7:4
Pharaoh will not listen to you. Then I will lay My hand on Egypt, and by mighty acts of judgment I will bring the divisions of My people the Israelites out of the land of Egypt.

Exodus 7:5
And the Egyptians will know that I am the LORD, when I stretch out My hand against Egypt and bring the Israelites out from among them."

Exodus 9:15
For by this time I could have stretched out My hand and struck you and your people with a plague to wipe you off the earth.


Treasury of Scripture

And I will stretch out my hand, and smite Egypt with all my wonders which I will do in the middle thereof: and after that he will let you go.

stretch.

Exodus 6:6
Wherefore say unto the children of Israel, I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will rid you out of their bondage, and I will redeem you with a stretched out arm, and with great judgments:

Exodus 7:5
And the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I stretch forth mine hand upon Egypt, and bring out the children of Israel from among them.

Exodus 9:15
For now I will stretch out my hand, that I may smite thee and thy people with pestilence; and thou shalt be cut off from the earth.

smite.

Exodus 7:3
And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and multiply my signs and my wonders in the land of Egypt.

Exodus 11:9
And the LORD said unto Moses, Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you; that my wonders may be multiplied in the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 4:34
Or hath God assayed to go and take him a nation from the midst of another nation, by temptations, by signs, and by wonders, and by war, and by a mighty hand, and by a stretched out arm, and by great terrors, according to all that the LORD your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?

after that.

Exodus 11:8
And all these thy servants shall come down unto me, and bow down themselves unto me, saying, Get thee out, and all the people that follow thee: and after that I will go out. And he went out from Pharaoh in a great anger.

Exodus 12:31,39
And he called for Moses and Aaron by night, and said, Rise up, and get you forth from among my people, both ye and the children of Israel; and go, serve the LORD, as ye have said…

Genesis 15:14
And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great substance.









(20) I will stretch out my hand.--Hands are stretched out to help and save. God promises here more than He had promised before (Exodus 3:12). He shows how He will "be with" Moses. He will lend him miraculous aid, performing in his behalf "all his wonders," and with them "smiting the Egyptians."

Verse 20. - I will stretch out my hand. To encourage Moses and the people, to support them in what was, humanly speaking, a most unequal contest, this important promise is made. It is a confirmation, and to some extent, an explanation of the pledge, already, given, "Certainly I will be with thee" (ver. 12). It shows how God would be with him - he would smite Egypt with all his wonders - what those would be was left obscure. He would come to his people's aid, and openly assert himself, and afflict and strike terror into their enemies-until at last even Pharaoh's stubborn spirit would be broken, and he would consent to let them go.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So I will stretch out
וְשָׁלַחְתִּ֤י (wə·šā·laḥ·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

My hand
יָדִי֙ (yā·ḏî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

and strike
וְהִכֵּיתִ֣י (wə·hik·kê·ṯî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 5221: To strike

the Egyptians
מִצְרַ֔יִם (miṣ·ra·yim)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4713: Egyptian -- inhabitant of Egypt

with all
בְּכֹל֙ (bə·ḵōl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the wonders
נִפְלְאֹתַ֔י (nip̄·lə·’ō·ṯay)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - feminine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 6381: To separate, distinguish, to be, great, difficult, wonderful

I will perform
אֶֽעֱשֶׂ֖ה (’e·‘ĕ·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

among them.
בְּקִרְבּ֑וֹ (bə·qir·bōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7130: The nearest part, the center

And after
וְאַחֲרֵי־ (wə·’a·ḥă·rê-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 310: The hind or following part

that,
כֵ֖ן (ḵên)
Adverb
Strong's 3651: So -- thus

he will release
יְשַׁלַּ֥ח (yə·šal·laḥ)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

you.
אֶתְכֶֽם׃ (’eṯ·ḵem)
Direct object marker | second person masculine plural
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case


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