Exodus 32:35
New International Version
And the LORD struck the people with a plague because of what they did with the calf Aaron had made.

New Living Translation
Then the LORD sent a great plague upon the people because they had worshiped the calf Aaron had made.

English Standard Version
Then the LORD sent a plague on the people, because they made the calf, the one that Aaron made.

Berean Study Bible
And the LORD sent a plague on the people because of what they had done with the calf that Aaron had made.

King James Bible
And the LORD plagued the people, because they made the calf, which Aaron made.

New King James Version
So the LORD plagued the people because of what they did with the calf which Aaron made.

New American Standard Bible
Then the LORD struck the people with a plague, because of what they did with the calf which Aaron had made.

NASB 1995
Then the LORD smote the people, because of what they did with the calf which Aaron had made.

NASB 1977
Then the LORD smote the people, because of what they did with the calf which Aaron had made.

Amplified Bible
So the LORD struck the people with a plague, because of what they had done with the calf which Aaron had made [for them].

Christian Standard Bible
And the LORD inflicted a plague on the people for what they did with the calf Aaron had made.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And the LORD inflicted a plague on the people for what they did with the calf Aaron had made.

American Standard Version
And Jehovah smote the people, because they made the calf, which Aaron made.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Now go, bring this people to where I told you and behold, My Messenger shall go before you, and in the day of my visitation I shall visit upon them their sins.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Lord smote the people for the making the calf, which Aaron made.

Contemporary English Version
So the LORD punished the people of Israel with a terrible disease for talking Aaron into making the gold idol.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord therefore struck the people for the guilt on occasion of the calf which Aaron had made.

Good News Translation
So the LORD sent a disease on the people, because they had caused Aaron to make the gold bull-calf.

International Standard Version
Then the LORD sent a plague on the people because they made the calf (the one Aaron made).

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the LORD smote the people, because they made the calf, which Aaron made.

Literal Standard Version
And YHWH plagues the people because they made the calf which Aaron made.

New American Bible
Thus the LORD struck the people for making the calf, the one that Aaron made.

NET Bible
And the LORD sent a plague on the people because they had made the calf--the one Aaron made.

New Revised Standard Version
Then the LORD sent a plague on the people, because they made the calf—the one that Aaron made.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD struck the people, because they made the calf, which Aaron made.

World English Bible
Yahweh struck the people, because they made the calf, which Aaron made.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah plagueth the people, because they made the calf which Aaron made.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Moses Intercedes for Israel
34Now go, lead the people to the place I described. Behold, My angel shall go before you. But on the day I settle accounts, I will punish them for their sin.” 35And the LORD sent a plague on the people because of what they had done with the calf that Aaron had made.

Cross References
Genesis 12:17
The LORD, however, afflicted Pharaoh and his household with severe plagues because of Abram's wife Sarai.

Exodus 32:4
He took the gold from their hands, and with an engraving tool he fashioned it into a molten calf. And they said, "These, O Israel, are your gods, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt!"

Exodus 32:24
So I said to them, 'Whoever has gold, let him take it off,' and they gave it to me. And when I threw it into the fire, out came this calf!"

Exodus 32:28
The Levites did as Moses commanded, and that day about three thousand of the people fell dead.


Treasury of Scripture

And the LORD plagued the people, because they made the calf, which Aaron made.

Exodus 32:25
And when Moses saw that the people were naked; (for Aaron had made them naked unto their shame among their enemies:)

2 Samuel 12:9,10
Wherefore hast thou despised the commandment of the LORD, to do evil in his sight? thou hast killed Uriah the Hittite with the sword, and hast taken his wife to be thy wife, and hast slain him with the sword of the children of Ammon…

Matthew 27:3-7
Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, …











(35) The Lord plagued the people.--We are not to understand by this (with Kalisch) that a pestilence was sent, but only that sufferings of various kinds befell those who had worshipped the calf, and were, in fact, punishments inflicted on them for that transgression.

Verse 35. - The Lord plagued, or "struck" - i.e., "punished" the people. There is nothing in the expression which requires us to understand the sending of a pestilence.



Parallel Commentaries ...


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

sent a plague
וַיִּגֹּ֥ף (way·yig·gōp̄)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5062: To push, gore, defeat, stub, inflict

on the people
הָעָ֑ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

because of
עַ֚ל (‘al)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

what
אֲשֶׁ֣ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

they had done
עָשׂ֣וּ (‘ā·śū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 6213: To do, make

with the calf
הָעֵ֔גֶל (hā·‘ê·ḡel)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5695: A, calf, one nearly grown

that
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

Aaron
אַהֲרֹֽן׃ (’a·hă·rōn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 175: Aaron -- an elder brother of Moses

had made.
עָשָׂ֖ה (‘ā·śāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make


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