Exodus 11:2
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New International Version
Tell the people that men and women alike are to ask their neighbors for articles of silver and gold."

New Living Translation
Tell all the Israelite men and women to ask their Egyptian neighbors for articles of silver and gold."

English Standard Version
Speak now in the hearing of the people, that they ask, every man of his neighbor and every woman of her neighbor, for silver and gold jewelry.”

New American Standard Bible
"Speak now in the hearing of the people that each man ask from his neighbor and each woman from her neighbor for articles of silver and articles of gold."

King James Bible
Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man borrow of his neighbour, and every woman of her neighbour, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now announce to the people that both men and women should ask their neighbors for silver and gold jewelry."

International Standard Version
Tell the people that each man is to ask his neighbor and each woman her neighbor for articles of silver and gold."

NET Bible
Instruct the people that each man and each woman is to request from his or her neighbor items of silver and gold."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Now announce to the people [of Israel] that each man and woman must ask the Egyptians for silver and gold jewelry."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Speak now in the ears of the people, and let them ask every man of his neighbour, and every woman of her neighbour, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold.'

New American Standard 1977
“Speak now in the hearing of the people that each man ask from his neighbor and each woman from her neighbor for articles of silver and articles of gold.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Speak now to the people and let each man demand of his neighbour and each woman of her neighbour, vessels of silver and of gold.

King James 2000 Bible
Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man request of his neighbor, and every woman of her neighbor, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold.

American King James Version
Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man borrow of his neighbor, and every woman of her neighbor, jewels of silver and jewels of gold.

American Standard Version
Speak now in the ears of the people, and let them ask every man of his neighbor, and every woman of her neighbor, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore thou shalt tell all the people that every man ask of his friend, and every woman of her neighbour, vessels of silver, and of gold.

Darby Bible Translation
Speak now in the ears of the people, that they ask every man of his neighbour, and every woman of her neighbour, utensils of silver and utensils of gold.

English Revised Version
Speak now in the ears of the people, and let them ask every man of his neighbour, and every woman of her neighbour, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold.

Webster's Bible Translation
Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man borrow of his neighbor, and every woman of her neighbor, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold.

World English Bible
Speak now in the ears of the people, and let them ask every man of his neighbor, and every woman of her neighbor, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold."

Young's Literal Translation
speak, I pray thee, in the ears of the people, and they ask -- each man from his neighbour, and each woman from her neighbour, vessels of silver, and vessels of gold.'
Study Bible
The Plague on the Firstborn Foretold
1Now the LORD said to Moses, "One more plague I will bring on Pharaoh and on Egypt; after that he will let you go from here. When he lets you go, he will surely drive you out from here completely. 2"Speak now in the hearing of the people that each man ask from his neighbor and each woman from her neighbor for articles of silver and articles of gold." 3The LORD gave the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians. Furthermore, the man Moses himself was greatly esteemed in the land of Egypt, both in the sight of Pharaoh's servants and in the sight of the people.…
Word Study

Speak
dabar  (daw-bar')
perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue

now in the ears
'ozen  (o'-zen)
broadness. i.e. (concrete) the ear (from its form in man) -- + advertise, audience, + displease, ear, hearing, + show.

of the people
`am  (am)
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock -- folk, men, nation, people.

and let every man
'iysh  (eesh)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)

borrow
sha'al  (shaw-al')
to inquire; by implication, to request; by extension, to demand

of his neighbour
rea`  (ray'-ah)
an associate (more or less close) -- brother, companion, fellow, friend, husband, lover, neighbour, (an-)other.

and every woman
'ishshah  (ish-shaw')
irregular plural, nashiym {naw-sheem'}; a woman

of her neighbour
r`uwth  (reh-ooth')
a female associate; generally an additional one -- another, mate, neighbour.

jewels
kliy  (kel-ee')
something prepared, i.e. any apparatus (as an implement, utensil, dress, vessel or weapon) -- armour (-bearer), artillery, bag, carriage, + furnish, furniture, instrument, jewel, that is made of, one from another, that which pertaineth, pot, + psaltery, sack, stuff, thing, tool, vessel, ware, weapon, + whatsoever.

of silver
keceph  (keh'-sef)
silver (from its pale color); by implication, money -- money, price, silver(-ling).

and jewels
kliy  (kel-ee')
something prepared, i.e. any apparatus (as an implement, utensil, dress, vessel or weapon) -- armour (-bearer), artillery, bag, carriage, + furnish, furniture, instrument, jewel, that is made of, one from another, that which pertaineth, pot, + psaltery, sack, stuff, thing, tool, vessel, ware, weapon, + whatsoever.

of gold
zahab  (zaw-hawb')
gold, figuratively, something gold-colored (i.e. yellow), as oil, a clear sky -- gold(-en), fair weather.

Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
11:1-3 A secret revelation was made to Moses while in the presence of Pharaoh, that he might give warning of the last dreadful judgment, before he went out. This was the last day of the servitude of Israel; they were about to go away. Their masters, who had abused them in their work, would have sent them away empty; but God provided that the labourers should not lose their hire, and ordered them to demand it now, at their departure, and it was given to them. God will right the injured, who in humble silence commit their cause to him; and none are losers at last by patient suffering. The Lord gave them favour in the sight of the Egyptians, by making it appear how much he favoured them. He also changed the spirit of the Egyptians toward them, and made them to be pitied of their oppressors. Those that honour God, he will honour.
Cross References
Genesis 24:53
The servant brought out articles of silver and articles of gold, and garments, and gave them to Rebekah; he also gave precious things to her brother and to her mother.

Exodus 3:22
"But every woman shall ask of her neighbor and the woman who lives in her house, articles of silver and articles of gold, and clothing; and you will put them on your sons and daughters. Thus you will plunder the Egyptians."

Exodus 12:35
Now the sons of Israel had done according to the word of Moses, for they had requested from the Egyptians articles of silver and articles of gold, and clothing;

Exodus 12:36
and the LORD had given the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they let them have their request. Thus they plundered the Egyptians.
Treasury of Scripture

Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man borrow of his neighbor, and every woman of her neighbor, jewels of silver and jewels of gold.

borrow

Exodus 3:22 But every woman shall borrow of her neighbor, and of her that sojournes …

Exodus 12:1,2,35,36 And the LORD spoke to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt saying…

Genesis 31:9 Thus God has taken away the cattle of your father, and given them to me.

Job 27:16,17 Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay…

Psalm 24:1 The earth is the LORD's, and the fullness thereof; the world, and …

Psalm 105:37 He brought them forth also with silver and gold: and there was not …

Proverbs 13:22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: and …

Haggai 2:8 The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, said the LORD of hosts.

Matthew 20:15 Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with my own? Is your eye …

jewels

Exodus 32:2-4,24 And Aaron said to them, Break off the golden earrings, which are …

Exodus 35:22 And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing hearted, …

Ezekiel 16:10-13 I clothed you also with broidered work, and shod you with badgers' …

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