New International Version
tell him: "We were slaves of Pharaoh in Egypt, but the LORD brought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand.
King James Bible
Then thou shalt say unto thy son, We were Pharaoh's bondmen in Egypt; and the LORD brought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand:
Darby Bible Translation
then thou shalt say unto thy son, We were Pharaoh's bondmen in Egypt; and Jehovah brought us out of Egypt with a powerful hand;
World English Bible
then you shall tell your son, "We were Pharaoh's bondservants in Egypt: and Yahweh brought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand;
Young's Literal Translation
then thou hast said to thy son, Servants we have been to Pharaoh in Egypt, and Jehovah bringeth us out of Egypt by a high hand;
Deuteronomy 6:21 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And when thy son asketh thee, etc. - "Here," as Mr. Ainsworth justly remarks, "followeth a brief catechism, containing the grounds of religion."
What mean the testimonies, etc. - The Hebrew language has no word to express to mean or signify, and therefore uses simply the substantive verb what is, i. e., what mean or signify, etc. The seven thin ears Are, i. e., signify, seven years of famine. This form of speech frequently occurs.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
with a mighty
SECTION I. THE CHARACTER OF HOME EDUCATION. "Scratch the green rind of a sapling, or wantonly twist it in the soil, The scarred and crooked oak will tell of thee for centuries to come; Wherefore, though the voice of instruction waiteth for the ear of reason, Yet with his mother's milk the young child drinketh education." We come now to consider one of the most important features of the Christian home, viz., as a school for the education of character. This is important because of its vital bearing …
Samuel Philips—The Christian Home
"Destroyed for Lack of Knowledge"
The Wilderness: Temptation. Matthew 4:1-11. Mark 1:12, 13. Luke 4:1-13.
When he hesitated, the men grasped his hand and the hands of his wife and of his two daughters and led them safely out of the city, for the LORD was merciful to them.
Has any god ever tried to take for himself one nation out of another nation, by testings, by signs and wonders, by war, by a mighty hand and an outstretched arm, or by great and awesome deeds, like all the things the LORD your God did for you in Egypt before your very eyes?
In the future, when your son asks you, "What is the meaning of the stipulations, decrees and laws the LORD our God has commanded you?"
Before our eyes the LORD sent signs and wonders--great and terrible--on Egypt and Pharaoh and his whole household.
Jump to PreviousBondmen Bond-Men Bondservants Egypt Hand High Mighty Pharaoh Pharaoh's Powerful Servants Slaves Yoke
Jump to NextBondmen Bond-Men Bondservants Egypt Hand High Mighty Pharaoh Pharaoh's Powerful Servants Slaves Yoke
LinksDeuteronomy 6:21 NIV
Deuteronomy 6:21 NLT
Deuteronomy 6:21 ESV
Deuteronomy 6:21 NASB
Deuteronomy 6:21 KJV
Deuteronomy 6:21 Bible Apps
Deuteronomy 6:21 Biblia Paralela
Deuteronomy 6:21 Chinese Bible
Deuteronomy 6:21 French Bible
Deuteronomy 6:21 German Bible
Deuteronomy 6:21 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.