Nehemiah 9:9
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New International Version
"You saw the suffering of our ancestors in Egypt; you heard their cry at the Red Sea.

King James Bible
And didst see the affliction of our fathers in Egypt, and heardest their cry by the Red sea;

Darby Bible Translation
And thou sawest the affliction of our fathers in Egypt, and heardest their cry by the Red Sea;

World English Bible
"You saw the affliction of our fathers in Egypt, and heard their cry by the Red Sea,

Young's Literal Translation
and dost see the affliction of our fathers in Egypt, and their cry hast heard by the sea of Suph,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Who didst choose Abram - See the notes on Exodus 13:21 (note).

The name of Abraham - For the explanation of this name, See the notes on Genesis 17:5.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

didst see

Exodus 2:25 And God looked on the children of Israel, and God had respect to them.

Exodus 3:7-9,16 And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt...

Acts 7:34 I have seen, I have seen the affliction of my people which is in Egypt, and I have heard their groaning...

heardest

Exodus 14:10-12 And when Pharaoh drew near, the children of Israel lifted up their eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians marched after them...

Library
The Joy of the Lord is Your Strength. Neh 9:10

John Newton—Olney Hymns

The "Fraternity" of Pharisees
To realise the state of religious society at the time of our Lord, the fact that the Pharisees were a regular "order," and that there were many such "fraternities," in great measure the outcome of the original Pharisees, must always be kept in view. For the New Testament simply transports us among contemporary scenes and actors, taking the then existent state of things, so to speak, for granted. But the fact referred to explains many seemingly strange circumstances, and casts fresh light upon all.
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Influences that Gave Rise to the Priestly Laws and Histories
[Sidenote: Influences in the exile that produced written ceremonial laws] The Babylonian exile gave a great opportunity and incentive to the further development of written law. While the temple stood, the ceremonial rites and customs received constant illustration, and were transmitted directly from father to son in the priestly families. Hence, there was little need of writing them down. But when most of the priests were carried captive to Babylonia, as in 597 B.C., and ten years later the temple
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

The Holy War,
MADE BY SHADDAI UPON DIABOLUS, FOR THE REGAINING OF THE METROPOLIS OF THE WORLD; OR, THE LOSING AND TAKING AGAIN OF THE TOWN OF MANSOUL. THE AUTHOR OF 'THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS.' 'I have used similitudes.'--Hosea 12:10. London: Printed for Dorman Newman, at the King's Arms in the Poultry; and Benjamin Alsop, at the Angel and Bible in the Poultry, 1682. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. Bunyan's account of the Holy War is indeed an extraordinary book, manifesting a degree of genius, research, and spiritual
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
Exodus 3:7
The LORD said, "I have indeed seen the misery of my people in Egypt. I have heard them crying out because of their slave drivers, and I am concerned about their suffering.

Exodus 14:10
As Pharaoh approached, the Israelites looked up, and there were the Egyptians, marching after them. They were terrified and cried out to the LORD.

Exodus 14:31
And when the Israelites saw the mighty hand of the LORD displayed against the Egyptians, the people feared the LORD and put their trust in him and in Moses his servant.

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