Exodus 7:24
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King James Version
And all the Egyptians digged round about the river for water to drink; for they could not drink of the water of the river.

Darby Bible Translation
And all the Egyptians dug round about the river for water to drink; for they could not drink of the water of the river.

World English Bible
All the Egyptians dug around the river for water to drink; for they couldn't drink of the water of the river.

Young's Literal Translation
and all the Egyptians seek water round about the river to drink, for they have not been able to drink of the waters of the River.

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And all the Egyptians digged round about the river for water to drink; for they could not drink of the water of the river.Exodus 7:24 Parallel Commentaries

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The Hardening in the Sacred Scripture.
"He hath hardened their heart."-- John xii. 40. The Scripture teaches positively that the hardening and "darkening of their foolish heart" is a divine, intentional act. This is plainly evident from God's charge to Moses concerning the king of Egypt: "Thou shalt speak all that I command thee; and I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and multiply My signs and wonders in the land of Egypt. But Pharaoh shall not harken unto you, and I will lay My hand upon Egypt, and the Egyptians shall know that I am the
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit

Hope for the Heathen
Throughout his ministry Isaiah bore a plain testimony concerning God's purpose for the heathen. Other prophets had made mention of the divine plan, but their language was not always understood. To Isaiah it was given to make very plain to Judah the truth that among the Israel of God were to be numbered many who were not descendants of Abraham after the flesh. This teaching was not in harmony with the theology of his age, yet he fearlessly proclaimed the messages given him of God and brought hope
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity Paul's Care and Prayer for the Church.
Text: Ephesians 3, 13-21. 13. Wherefore I ask that ye may not faint at my tribulations for you, which are your glory. 14 For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father, 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, 16 and that he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, that ye may be strengthened with power through his Spirit in the inward man; 17 that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; to the end that ye, being rooted and grounded in love, 18 may be strong
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III

Cross References
Exodus 7:18
And the fish that is in the river shall die, and the river shall stink; and the Egyptians shall lothe to drink of the water of the river.

Exodus 7:23
And Pharaoh turned and went into his house, neither did he set his heart to this also.

Exodus 7:25
And seven days were fulfilled, after that the LORD had smitten the river.

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