New American Standard Bible
"It was he who took shrewd advantage of our race and mistreated our fathers so that they would expose their infants and they would not survive.
King James Bible
The same dealt subtilly with our kindred, and evil entreated our fathers, so that they cast out their young children, to the end they might not live.
Darby Bible Translation
He dealt subtilly with our race, and evil entreated the fathers, casting out their infants that they might not live.
World English Bible
The same took advantage of our race, and mistreated our fathers, and forced them to throw out their babies, so that they wouldn't stay alive.
Young's Literal Translation
this one, having dealt subtilely with our kindred, did evil to our fathers, causing to expose their babes, that they might not live;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Dealt subtilly - He acted deceitfully; he used fraud. The cunning or deceitful attempt which is referred to, is his endeavour to weaken and destroy the Jewish people by causing their male children to be put to death, Exodus 1:22.
Our kindred - Our nation, or our ancestors.
And evil-entreated - Was unjust and cruel toward them.
So that ... - For that purpose, or to "cause" them to cast them out. He dealt with them in this cruel manner, hoping that the Israelites themselves would destroy their own sons, that they might not grow up to experience the same sufferings as their fathers had. The cunning or subtilty of Pharaoh extended to everything that he did to oppress, to keep under, and to destroy the children of Israel.
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Now a new king arose over Egypt, who did not know Joseph.
"Come, let us deal wisely with them, or else they will multiply and in the event of war, they will also join themselves to those who hate us, and fight against us and depart from the land."
and they made their lives bitter with hard labor in mortar and bricks and at all kinds of labor in the field, all their labors which they rigorously imposed on them.
and he said, "When you are helping the Hebrew women to give birth and see them upon the birthstool, if it is a son, then you shall put him to death; but if it is a daughter, then she shall live."
Then Pharaoh commanded all his people, saying, "Every son who is born you are to cast into the Nile, and every daughter you are to keep alive."
He turned their heart to hate His people, To deal craftily with His servants.
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