Exodus 8:14
New International Version
They were piled into heaps, and the land reeked of them.

New Living Translation
The Egyptians piled them into great heaps, and a terrible stench filled the land.

English Standard Version
And they gathered them together in heaps, and the land stank.

Berean Study Bible
They were piled into countless heaps, and there was a terrible stench in the land.

King James Bible
And they gathered them together upon heaps: and the land stank.

New King James Version
They gathered them together in heaps, and the land stank.

New American Standard Bible
So they piled them in heaps, and the land stank.

NASB 1995
So they piled them in heaps, and the land became foul.

NASB 1977
So they piled them in heaps, and the land became foul.

Amplified Bible
So they piled them up in heaps, and the land was detestable and stank.

Christian Standard Bible
They piled them in countless heaps, and there was a terrible odor in the land.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They piled them in countless heaps, and there was a terrible odor in the land.

American Standard Version
And they gathered them together in heaps; and the land stank.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they gathered them in heaps by heaps and the land stank.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they gathered them together in heaps, and the land stank.

Contemporary English Version
The dead frogs were placed in piles, and the whole country began to stink.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they gathered them together into immense heaps, and the land was corrupted.

English Revised Version
And they gathered them together in heaps: and the land stank.

Good News Translation
The Egyptians piled them up in great heaps, until the land stank with them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They were piled into countless heaps, and the land began to stink because of them.

International Standard Version
They gathered them up into large piles and the land smelled terrible.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they gathered them together in heaps; and the land stank.

Literal Standard Version
and they heap them up together, and the land stinks.

NET Bible
The Egyptians piled them in countless heaps, and the land stank.

New Heart English Bible
They gathered them together in heaps, and the land stank.

World English Bible
They gathered them together in heaps, and the land stank.

Young's Literal Translation
and they heap them up together, and the land stinketh.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Second Plague: Frogs
13And the LORD did as Moses requested, and the frogs in the houses, the courtyards, and the fields died. 14They were piled into countless heaps, and there was a terrible stench in the land. 15When Pharaoh saw that there was relief, however, he hardened his heart and would not listen to Moses and Aaron, just as the LORD had said.…

Cross References
Exodus 8:13
And the LORD did as Moses requested, and the frogs in the houses, the courtyards, and the fields died.

Exodus 8:15
When Pharaoh saw that there was relief, however, he hardened his heart and would not listen to Moses and Aaron, just as the LORD had said.


Treasury of Scripture

And they gathered them together on heaps: and the land stank.

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Exodus 8:24
And the LORD did so; and there came a grievous swarm of flies into the house of Pharaoh, and into his servants' houses, and into all the land of Egypt: the land was corrupted by reason of the swarm of flies.

Exodus 7:21
And the fish that was in the river died; and the river stank, and the Egyptians could not drink of the water of the river; and there was blood throughout all the land of Egypt.

Isaiah 34:2
For the indignation of the LORD is upon all nations, and his fury upon all their armies: he hath utterly destroyed them, he hath delivered them to the slaughter.









Verse 14. - They gathered them together upon heaps. Literally "heaps upon heaps." And the land stank. Even when the relief came, it was not entire relief. The putrefaction of the dead bodies filled the whole land with a fetid odour.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The people piled
וַיִּצְבְּר֥וּ (way·yiṣ·bə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 6651: To aggregate

them into countless heaps,
חֳמָרִ֣ם (ḥo·mā·rim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 2563: A bubbling up, of water, a wave, of earth, mire, clay, a heap, a chomer, dry measure

and there was a terrible stench
וַתִּבְאַ֖שׁ (wat·tiḇ·’aš)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 887: To smell bad, to be offensive

in the land.
הָאָֽרֶץ׃ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land


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