You can skip to local navigation, content or closing (global) navigation.

King James Bible: Exodus 1

Verse Navigation

add

1 Now these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt; every man and his household came with Jacob.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah,

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin,

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

4 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

5 And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph was in Egypt already.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

6 And Joseph died, and all his brethren, and all that generation.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

7 And the children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and waxed exceeding mighty; and the land was filled with them.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

8 Now there arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

9 And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we:

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

10 Come on, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

11 Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

12 But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew. And they were grieved because of the children of Israel.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

13 And the Egyptians made the children of Israel to serve with rigour:

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

14 And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage, in morter, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their service, wherein they made them serve, was with rigour.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

15 And the king of Egypt spake to the Hebrew midwives, of which the name of the one was Shiphrah, and the name of the other Puah:

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

16 And he said, When ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them upon the stools; if it be a son, then ye shall kill him: but if it be a daughter, then she shall live.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

17 But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men children alive.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

18 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?

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

19 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.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

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

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

21 And it came to pass, because the midwives feared God, that he made them houses.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

22 And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye shall save alive.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK