Exodus 1:9
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New Living Translation
He said to his people, "Look, the people of Israel now outnumber us and are stronger than we are.

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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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
Genesis 26:16
Finally, Abimelech ordered Isaac to leave the country. "Go somewhere else," he said, "for you have become too powerful for us."

Genesis 46:3
"I am God, the God of your father," the voice said. "Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for there I will make your family into a great nation.

Exodus 5:5
Look, there are many of your people in the land, and you are stopping them from their work."

Psalm 105:24
And the LORD multiplied the people of Israel until they became too mighty for their enemies.

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

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