New Living Translation
Eventually, a new king came to power in Egypt who knew nothing about Joseph or what he had done.
King James Bible
Now there arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph.
Darby Bible Translation
And there arose a new king over Egypt, who did not know Joseph.
World English Bible
Now there arose a new king over Egypt, who didn't know Joseph.
Young's Literal Translation
And there riseth a new king over Egypt, who hath not known Joseph,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:8 There arose a new king (after several successions in Joseph's time) which knew not Joseph - All that knew him loved him, and were kind to his relations for his sake; but when he was dead he was soon forgotten, and the remembrance of the good offices he had done was either not retained or not regarded. If we work for men only, our works at farthest will die with us; if for God, they will follow us, Rev 14:13.
LibraryThe Wisdom of God
The next attribute is God's wisdom, which is one of the brightest beams of the Godhead. He is wise in heart.' Job 9:9. The heart is the seat of wisdom. Cor in Hebraeo sumitur pro judicio. Pineda. Among the Hebrews, the heart is put for wisdom.' Let men of understanding tell me:' Job 34:44: in the Hebrew, Let men of heart tell me.' God is wise in heart, that is, he is most wise. God only is wise; he solely and wholly possesses all wisdom; therefore he is called, the only wise God.' I Tim 1:17. All …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
Appeal to the Christian Women of the South
But then a new king came to the throne of Egypt who knew nothing about Joseph.
This king exploited our people and oppressed them, forcing parents to abandon their newborn babies so they would die.
When the Egyptians oppressed and humiliated us by making us their slaves,
Then he turned the Egyptians against the Israelites, and they plotted against the LORD's servants.
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