Deuteronomy 26:6
New International Version
But the Egyptians mistreated us and made us suffer, subjecting us to harsh labor.

New Living Translation
When the Egyptians oppressed and humiliated us by making us their slaves,

English Standard Version
And the Egyptians treated us harshly and humiliated us and laid on us hard labor.

Berean Study Bible
But the Egyptians mistreated us and afflicted us, putting us to hard labor.

King James Bible
And the Egyptians evil entreated us, and afflicted us, and laid upon us hard bondage:

New King James Version
But the Egyptians mistreated us, afflicted us, and laid hard bondage on us.

New American Standard Bible
And the Egyptians treated us badly and oppressed us, and imposed hard labor on us.

NASB 1995
'And the Egyptians treated us harshly and afflicted us, and imposed hard labor on us.

NASB 1977
‘And the Egyptians treated us harshly and afflicted us, and imposed hard labor on us.

Amplified Bible
And the Egyptians treated us badly and oppressed us, and imposed hard labor on us.

Christian Standard Bible
But the Egyptians mistreated and oppressed us, and forced us to do hard labor.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the Egyptians mistreated and afflicted us, and forced us to do hard labor.

American Standard Version
And the Egyptians dealt ill with us, and afflicted us, and laid upon us hard bondage:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Egyptians did evil to us and they humiliated us and they placed hard service upon us:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Egyptians afflicted us, and humbled us, and imposed hard tasks on us:

Contemporary English Version
The Egyptians were cruel and had no pity on us. They mistreated our people and forced us into slavery.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Egyptians afflicted us, and persecuted us, laying on us most grievous burdens :

English Revised Version
and the Egyptians evil entreated us, and afflicted us, and laid upon us hard bondage:

Good News Translation
The Egyptians treated us harshly and forced us to work as slaves.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the Egyptians treated us cruelly, oppressed us, and made us do back-breaking work for them.

International Standard Version
But the Egyptians oppressed us, afflicted us, and assigned us to hard labor.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the Egyptians dealt ill with us, and afflicted us, and laid upon us hard bondage.

Literal Standard Version
and the Egyptians do us evil, and afflict us, and put hard service on us;

NET Bible
But the Egyptians mistreated and oppressed us, forcing us to do burdensome labor.

New Heart English Bible
The Egyptians mistreated us, and afflicted us, and laid on us hard bondage:

World English Bible
The Egyptians dealt ill with us, and afflicted us, and laid on us hard bondage:

Young's Literal Translation
and the Egyptians do us evil, and afflict us, and put on us hard service;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Offering Firstfruits and Tithes
5and you are to declare before the LORD your God, “My father was a wandering Aramean, and he went down to Egypt few in number and lived there and became a great nation, mighty and numerous. 6But the Egyptians mistreated us and afflicted us, putting us to hard labor. 7So we called out to the LORD, the God of our fathers; and the LORD heard our voice and saw our affliction, toil, and oppression.…

Cross References
Exodus 1:8
Then a new king, who did not know Joseph, came to power in Egypt.

Deuteronomy 26:7
So we called out to the LORD, the God of our fathers; and the LORD heard our voice and saw our affliction, toil, and oppression.


Treasury of Scripture

And the Egyptians evil entreated us, and afflicted us, and laid on us hard bondage:

Deuteronomy 4:20
But the LORD hath taken you, and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, even out of Egypt, to be unto him a people of inheritance, as ye are this day.

Exodus 1:11,14,16,22
Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses…

Exodus 5:9,19,23
Let there more work be laid upon the men, that they may labour therein; and let them not regard vain words…









Verse 6. - The Egyptians evil entreated us (cf. Exodus 1:11-22; Exodus 2:23, etc.).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But the Egyptians
הַמִּצְרִ֖ים (ham·miṣ·rîm)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's 4713: Egyptian -- inhabitant of Egypt

mistreated us
וַיָּרֵ֧עוּ (way·yā·rê·‘ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7489: To spoil, to make, good for, nothing, bad

and afflicted us,
וַיְעַנּ֑וּנוּ (way·‘an·nū·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural | first person common plural
Strong's 6031: To be bowed down or afflicted

putting us
וַיִּתְּנ֥וּ (way·yit·tə·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

to hard
קָשָֽׁה׃ (qā·šāh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 7186: Hard, severe

labor.
עֲבֹדָ֥ה (‘ă·ḇō·ḏāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5656: Work of any kind


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