Exodus 10:20
New International Version
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he would not let the Israelites go.

New Living Translation
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh’s heart again, so he refused to let the people go. A Plague of Darkness

English Standard Version
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh’s heart, and he did not let the people of Israel go.

Berean Study Bible
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh’s heart, and he would not let the Israelites go.

New American Standard Bible
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he did not let the sons of Israel go.

King James Bible
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go.

Christian Standard Bible
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he did not let the Israelites go.

Contemporary English Version
but the LORD made the king so stubborn that he still refused to let the Israelites go.

Good News Translation
But the LORD made the king stubborn, and he did not let the Israelites go.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he did not let the Israelites go.

International Standard Version
But the LORD made Pharaoh's heart stubborn and he would not let the Israelis go.

NET Bible
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he did not release the Israelites.

New Heart English Bible
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he did not let the children of Israel go.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But the LORD made Pharaoh stubborn, so he did not let the Israelites go.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he did not let the children of Israel go.

New American Standard 1977
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh’s heart, and he did not let the sons of Israel go.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the sons of Israel go.

King James 2000 Bible
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go.

American King James Version
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go.

American Standard Version
But Jehovah hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he did not let the children of Israel go.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Lord hardened the heart of Pharao, and he did not send away the children of Israel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord hardened Pharao's heart, neither did he let the children of Israel go.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah made Pharaoh's heart stubborn, and he did not let the children of Israel go.

English Revised Version
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he did not let the children of Israel go.

Webster's Bible Translation
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go.

World English Bible
But Yahweh hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he didn't let the children of Israel go.

Young's Literal Translation
and Jehovah strengtheneth the heart of Pharaoh, and he hath not sent the sons of Israel away.
Study Bible
The Eighth Plague: Locusts
19And the LORD changed the wind to a very strong west wind that carried off the locusts and blew them into the Red Sea. Not a single locust remained anywhere in Egypt. 20But the LORD hardened Pharaoh’s heart, and he would not let the Israelites go.
Cross References
Romans 9:18
Therefore God has mercy on whom He wants to have mercy, and He hardens whom He wants to harden.

Exodus 4:21
The LORD instructed Moses, "When you go back to Egypt, see that you perform before Pharaoh all the wonders that I have put within your power. But I will harden his heart so that he will not let the people go.

Exodus 7:13
Still, Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he did not listen to them, just as the LORD had said.

Exodus 9:12
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he would not listen to them, just as the LORD had told Moses.

Exodus 10:19
And the LORD changed the wind to a very strong west wind that carried off the locusts and blew them into the Red Sea. Not a single locust remained anywhere in Egypt.

Exodus 10:27
But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he was not willing to let them go.

Exodus 11:10
Moses and Aaron did all these wonders before Pharaoh, but the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart so that he would not let the Israelites go out of his land.

Treasury of Scripture

But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go.

Exodus 4:21
And the LORD said unto Moses, When thou goest to return into Egypt, see that thou do all those wonders before Pharaoh, which I have put in thine hand: but I will harden his heart, that he shall not let the people go.

Exodus 7:13,14
And he hardened Pharaoh's heart, that he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had said…

Exodus 9:12
And the LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh, and he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had spoken unto Moses.







Lexicon
But the LORD
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

hardened
וַיְחַזֵּ֥ק (way·ḥaz·zêq)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2388: To fasten upon, to seize, be strong, obstinate, to bind, restrain, conquer

Pharaoh’s
פַּרְעֹ֑ה (par·‘ōh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6547: Pharaoh -- a title of Egypt kings

heart,
לֵ֣ב (lêḇ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre

and he would not
וְלֹ֥א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

let the Israelites
בְּנֵ֥י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

go.
שִׁלַּ֖ח (šil·laḥ)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7971: To send away, for, out
(20) The Lord hardened Pharaoh's heart.--Comp. above, Exodus 9:12.

Verse 20. - But the Lord hardened Pharaoh's heart. The word used here is the intensive one, khazoq, instead of the milder kabod of ver. 1. Pharaoh's prolonged obstinacy and impenitence was receiving aggravation by the working of the just laws of God. (See the comment on Exodus 4:21.)

CHAPTER 10:21-29 10:12-20 God bids Moses stretch out his hand; locusts came at the call. An army might more easily have been resisted than this host of insects. Who then is able to stand before the great God? They covered the face of the earth, and ate up the fruit of it. Herbs grow for the service of man; yet when God pleases, insects shall plunder him, and eat the bread out of his mouth. Let our labour be, not for the habitation and meat thus exposed, but for those which endure to eternal life. Pharaoh employs Moses and Aaron to pray for him. There are those, who, in distress, seek the help of other people's prayers, but have no mind to pray for themselves. They show thereby that they have no true love to God, nor any delight in communion with him. Pharaoh desires only that this death might be taken away, not this sin. He wishes to get rid of the plague of locusts, not the plague of a hard heart, which was more dangerous. An east wind brought the locusts, a west wind carries them off. Whatever point the wind is in, it is fulfilling God's word, and turns by his counsel. The wind bloweth where it listeth, as to us; but not so as it respects God. It was also an argument for their repentance; for by this it appeared that God is ready to forgive, and swift to show mercy. If he does this upon the outward tokens of humiliation, what will he do if we are sincere! Oh that this goodness of God might lead us to repentance! Pharaoh returned to his resolution again, not to let the people go. Those who have often baffled their convictions, are justly given up to the lusts of their hearts.
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