Acts 7:19
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New International Version
He dealt treacherously with our people and oppressed our ancestors by forcing them to throw out their newborn babies so that they would die.

New Living Translation
This king exploited our people and oppressed them, forcing parents to abandon their newborn babies so they would die.

English Standard Version
He dealt shrewdly with our race and forced our fathers to expose their infants, so that they would not be kept alive.

Berean Study Bible
He exploited our people and oppressed our fathers, forcing them to abandon their infants so they would die.

Berean Literal Bible
Having dealt treacherously with our race, he mistreated our fathers, making them abandon their infants so that they would not live.

New American Standard Bible
"It was he who took shrewd advantage of our race and mistreated our fathers so that they would expose their infants and they would not survive.

King James Bible
The same dealt subtilly with our kindred, and evil entreated our fathers, so that they cast out their young children, to the end they might not live.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He dealt deceitfully with our race and oppressed our ancestors by making them leave their infants outside, so they wouldn't survive.

International Standard Version
By shrewdly scheming against our people, he oppressed our ancestors and forced them to abandon their infants to the elements, so that they wouldn't live.

NET Bible
This was the one who exploited our people and was cruel to our ancestors, forcing them to abandon their infants so they would die.

New Heart English Bible
The same took advantage of our race, and mistreated our fathers, and forced them to throw out their babies, so that they would not stay alive.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He was deceptive toward our race and did evil to our fathers and commanded to cast out their male infants that they would not live.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This king was shrewd in the way he took advantage of our people. He mistreated our ancestors. He made them abandon their newborn babies outdoors, where they would die.

New American Standard 1977
“It was he who took shrewd advantage of our race, and mistreated our fathers so that they would expose their infants and they would not survive.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The same dealt subtly with our kindred and mistreated our fathers so that they exposed their babies to death, to the end that the generation would cease.

King James 2000 Bible
The same dealt craftily with our kindred, and ill-treated our fathers, so that they exposed their infants, to the end that they might not live.

American King James Version
The same dealt subtly with our kindred, and evil entreated our fathers, so that they cast out their young children, to the end they might not live.

American Standard Version
The same dealt craftily with our race, and ill-treated our fathers, that they should cast out their babes to the end they might not live.

Douay-Rheims Bible
This same dealing craftily with our race, afflicted our fathers, that they should expose their children, to the end they might not be kept alive.

Darby Bible Translation
He dealt subtilly with our race, and evil entreated the fathers, casting out their infants that they might not live.

English Revised Version
The same dealt subtilly with our race, and evil entreated our fathers, that they should cast out their babes to the end they might not live.

Webster's Bible Translation
The same dealt subtilly with our kindred, and ill-treated our fathers, so that they cast out their young children, to the end they might not live.

Weymouth New Testament
He adopted a crafty policy towards our race, and oppressed our forefathers, making them cast out their infants so that they might not be permitted to live.

World English Bible
The same took advantage of our race, and mistreated our fathers, and forced them to throw out their babies, so that they wouldn't stay alive.

Young's Literal Translation
this one, having dealt subtilely with our kindred, did evil to our fathers, causing to expose their babes, that they might not live;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
7:17-29 Let us not be discouraged at the slowness of the fulfilling of God's promises. Suffering times often are growing times with the church. God is preparing for his people's deliverance, when their day is darkest, and their distress deepest. Moses was exceeding fair, fair toward God; it is the beauty of holiness which is in God's sight of great price. He was wonderfully preserved in his infancy; for God will take special care of those of whom he designs to make special use. And did he thus protect the child Moses? Much more will he secure the interests of his holy child Jesus, from the enemies who are gathered together against him. They persecuted Stephen for disputing in defence of Christ and his gospel: in opposition to these they set up Moses and his law. They may understand, if they do not wilfully shut their eyes against the light, that God will, by this Jesus, deliver them out of a worse slavery than that of Egypt. Although men prolong their own miseries, yet the Lord will take care of his servants, and effect his own designs of mercy.
Study Bible
Stephen's Address to the Sanhedrin
18Then another king, who knew nothing of Joseph, arose over Egypt. 19He exploited our people and oppressed our fathers, forcing them to abandon their infants so they would die. 20At that time Moses was born, and he was beautiful in the sight of God. For three months he was nurtured in his father’s house.…
Cross References
Exodus 1:8
Now a new king arose over Egypt, who did not know Joseph.

Exodus 1:10
"Come, let us deal wisely with them, or else they will multiply and in the event of war, they will also join themselves to those who hate us, and fight against us and depart from the land."

Exodus 1:14
and they made their lives bitter with hard labor in mortar and bricks and at all kinds of labor in the field, all their labors which they rigorously imposed on them.

Exodus 1:16
and he said, "When you are helping the Hebrew women to give birth and see them upon the birthstool, if it is a son, then you shall put him to death; but if it is a daughter, then she shall live."

Exodus 1:22
Then Pharaoh commanded all his people, saying, "Every son who is born you are to cast into the Nile, and every daughter you are to keep alive."

Psalm 105:25
He turned their heart to hate His people, To deal craftily with His servants.
Treasury of Scripture

The same dealt subtly with our kindred, and evil entreated our fathers, so that they cast out their young children, to the end they might not live.

Exodus 1:9-22 And he said to his people, Behold, the people of the children of …

Psalm 83:4,5 They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; …

Psalm 105:25 He turned their heart to hate his people, to deal subtly with his servants.

Psalm 129:1-3 Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth, may Israel now say…

Revelation 12:4,5 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did …

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