New International Version
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Pharaoh's heart is unyielding; he refuses to let the people go.
King James Bible
And the LORD said unto Moses, Pharaoh's heart is hardened, he refuseth to let the people go.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah said to Moses, Pharaoh's heart is hardened: he refuseth to let the people go.
World English Bible
Yahweh said to Moses, "Pharaoh's heart is stubborn. He refuses to let the people go.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'The heart of Pharaoh hath been hard, he hath refused to send the people away;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Pharaoh's heart is hardened - כבד cabed, is become heavy or stupid; he receives no conviction, notwithstanding the clearness of the light which shines upon him. We well know the power of prejudice: where persons are determined to think and act after a predetermined plan, arguments, demonstrations, and even miracles themselves, are lost on them, as in the case of Pharaoh here, and that of the obstinate Jews in the days of our Lord and his apostles.
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LibraryThe History of the Prophetic Sermons, Epistles, and Apocalypses
[Sidenote: Real character and aims of the prophets] To understand and rightly interpret the prophetic writings of the Old Testament it is necessary to cast aside a false impression as to the character of the prophets which is widely prevalent. They were not foretellers, but forth-tellers. Instead of being vague dreamers, in imagination living far in the distant future, they were most emphatically men of their own times, enlightened and devoted patriots, social and ethical reformers, and spiritual …
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament
Hope for the Heathen
Yet Pharaoh's heart became hard and he would not listen to them, just as the LORD had said.
Go to Pharaoh in the morning as he goes out to the river. Confront him on the bank of the Nile, and take in your hand the staff that was changed into a snake.
Pharaoh investigated and found that not even one of the animals of the Israelites had died. Yet his heart was unyielding and he would not let the people go.
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