King James Version
And the king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said unto them, Why have ye done this thing, and have saved the men children alive?
Darby Bible Translation
And the king of Egypt called the midwives and said to them, Why have ye done this, and saved the male children alive?
World English Bible
The king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said to them, "Why have you done this thing, and have saved the boys alive?"
Young's Literal Translation
and the king of Egypt calleth for the midwives, and saith to them, 'Wherefore have ye done this thing, and keep the lads alive?'
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And the king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said unto them, Why have ye done this thing, and have saved the men children alive?Exodus 1:18 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryProsperity under Persecution
Of this general principle we shall now proceed to consider three special illustrations. First, the circumstances of the children of Israel; secondly, the history of the church of Christ; thirdly, the experience of individual Christians. I. IN THE CASE OF ISRAEL, it did seem to be a deep-laid plot, very politic and crafty indeed, that as the kings of Egypt, themselves of an alien race, had subdued the Egyptians, they should prevent the other alien race, the Israelites, from conquering them. Instead …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
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But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men children alive.
And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women; for they are lively, and are delivered ere the midwives come in unto them.
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