GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
but our ancestors were not willing to obey him. Instead, they pushed him aside, and in their hearts they turned back to Egypt.
King James Bible
To whom our fathers would not obey, but thrust him from them, and in their hearts turned back again into Egypt,
Darby Bible Translation
to whom our fathers would not be subject, but thrust him from them, and in their hearts turned back to Egypt,
World English Bible
to whom our fathers wouldn't be obedient, but rejected him, and turned back in their hearts to Egypt,
Young's Literal Translation
to whom our fathers did not wish to become obedient, but did thrust away, and turned back in their hearts to Egypt,
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