Exodus 1:8
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New Living Translation
Eventually, a new king came to power in Egypt who knew nothing about Joseph or what he had done.

King James Bible
Now there arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph.

Darby Bible Translation
And there arose a new king over Egypt, who did not know Joseph.

World English Bible
Now there arose a new king over Egypt, who didn't know Joseph.

Young's Literal Translation
And there riseth a new king over Egypt, who hath not known Joseph,

Exodus 1:8 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

1:8 There arose a new king (after several successions in Joseph's time) which knew not Joseph - All that knew him loved him, and were kind to his relations for his sake; but when he was dead he was soon forgotten, and the remembrance of the good offices he had done was either not retained or not regarded. If we work for men only, our works at farthest will die with us; if for God, they will follow us, Rev 14:13.

Exodus 1:8 Parallel Commentaries

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The Wisdom of God
The next attribute is God's wisdom, which is one of the brightest beams of the Godhead. He is wise in heart.' Job 9:9. The heart is the seat of wisdom. Cor in Hebraeo sumitur pro judicio. Pineda. Among the Hebrews, the heart is put for wisdom.' Let men of understanding tell me:' Job 34:44: in the Hebrew, Let men of heart tell me.' God is wise in heart, that is, he is most wise. God only is wise; he solely and wholly possesses all wisdom; therefore he is called, the only wise God.' I Tim 1:17. All
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Appeal to the Christian Women of the South
BY A.E. GRIMKE. "Then Mordecai commanded to answer Esther, Think not within thyself that thou shalt escape in the king's house more than all the Jews. For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place: but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this. And Esther bade them return Mordecai this answer:--and so will I go in unto the king,
Angelina Emily Grimke—An Appeal to the Christian Women of the South

Exodus
The book of Exodus--so named in the Greek version from the march of Israel out of Egypt--opens upon a scene of oppression very different from the prosperity and triumph in which Genesis had closed. Israel is being cruelly crushed by the new dynasty which has arisen in Egypt (i.) and the story of the book is the story of her redemption. Ultimately it is Israel's God that is her redeemer, but He operates largely by human means; and the first step is the preparation of a deliverer, Moses, whose parentage,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Acts 7:18
But then a new king came to the throne of Egypt who knew nothing about Joseph.

Acts 7:19
This king exploited our people and oppressed them, forcing parents to abandon their newborn babies so they would die.

Deuteronomy 26:6
When the Egyptians oppressed and humiliated us by making us their slaves,

Psalm 105:25
Then he turned the Egyptians against the Israelites, and they plotted against the LORD's servants.

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