Exodus 1:9
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New American Standard Bible
He said to his people, "Behold, the people of the sons of Israel are more and mightier than we.

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

Darby Bible Translation
And he said to his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more numerous and stronger than we.

World English Bible
He said to his people, "Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we.

Young's Literal Translation
and he saith unto his people, 'Lo, the people of the sons of Israel is more numerous and mighty than we;

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Prosperity under Persecution
Of this general principle we shall now proceed to consider three special illustrations. First, the circumstances of the children of Israel; secondly, the history of the church of Christ; thirdly, the experience of individual Christians. I. IN THE CASE OF ISRAEL, it did seem to be a deep-laid plot, very politic and crafty indeed, that as the kings of Egypt, themselves of an alien race, had subdued the Egyptians, they should prevent the other alien race, the Israelites, from conquering them. Instead
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871

The Secret of Its Greatness
[Illustration: (drop cap G) The Great Pyramid] God always chooses the right kind of people to do His work. Not only so, He always gives to those whom He chooses just the sort of life which will best prepare them for the work He will one day call them to do. That is why God put it into the heart of Pharaoh's daughter to bring up Moses as her own son in the Egyptian palace. The most important part of Moses' training was that his heart should be right with God, and therefore he was allowed to remain
Mildred Duff—The Bible in its Making

Cross References
Genesis 26:16
Then Abimelech said to Isaac, "Go away from us, for you are too powerful for us."

Genesis 46:3
He said, "I am God, the God of your father; do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you a great nation there.

Exodus 5:5
Again Pharaoh said, "Look, the people of the land are now many, and you would have them cease from their labors!"

Psalm 105:24
And He caused His people to be very fruitful, And made them stronger than their adversaries.

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

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