Exodus 1:20
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New American Standard Bible
So God was good to the midwives, and the people multiplied, and became very mighty.

King James Bible
Therefore God dealt well with the midwives: and the people multiplied, and waxed very mighty.

Darby Bible Translation
And God dealt well with the midwives; and the people multiplied and became very strong.

World English Bible
God dealt well with the midwives, and the people multiplied, and grew very mighty.

Young's Literal Translation
And God doth good to the midwives, and the people multiply, and are very mighty;

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Prosperity 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

The Secret of Its Greatness
[Illustration: (drop cap G) The Great Pyramid] God always chooses the right kind of people to do His work. Not only so, He always gives to those whom He chooses just the sort of life which will best prepare them for the work He will one day call them to do. That is why God put it into the heart of Pharaoh's daughter to bring up Moses as her own son in the Egyptian palace. The most important part of Moses' training was that his heart should be right with God, and therefore he was allowed to remain
Mildred Duff—The Bible in its Making

Cross References
Hebrews 6:10
For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints.

Exodus 1:12
But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and the more they spread out, so that they were in dread of the sons of Israel.

Exodus 1:19
The midwives said to Pharaoh, "Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women; for they are vigorous and give birth before the midwife can get to them."

Proverbs 11:18
The wicked earns deceptive wages, But he who sows righteousness gets a true reward.

Ecclesiastes 8:12
Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and may lengthen his life, still I know that it will be well for those who fear God, who fear Him openly.

Isaiah 3:10
Say to the righteous that it will go well with them, For they will eat the fruit of their actions.

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