New American Standard Bible
Egypt was glad when they departed, For the dread of them had fallen upon them.
King James Bible
Egypt was glad when they departed: for the fear of them fell upon them.
Darby Bible Translation
Egypt rejoiced at their departure; for the fear of them had fallen upon them.
World English Bible
Egypt was glad when they departed, for the fear of them had fallen on them.
Young's Literal Translation
Rejoiced hath Egypt in their going forth, For their fear had fallen upon them.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Egypt was glad when they departed - They had suffered so many plagues; the land was so utterly desolate, there was so much sorrow in their dwellings, from the calamities which had come upon them for refusing to let the Israelites go, that at last they were glad to have them depart, and they were willing to aid them that they might get rid of them. This will, in part, account for the fact that they were willing to give them what they asked - even silver and gold - if they might thus facilitate their departure.
For the fear of them fell upon them - The fear of them, as being under the protection of God; and the fear of the judgments, which must follow if they continued to oppress them.
LibraryGod's Promises Tests
Until the time that his word came, the word of the Lord tried him.' --PSALM cv. 19. I do not think I shall be mistaken if I affirm that these words do not convey any very clear idea to most readers. They were spoken with reference to Joseph, during the period of his imprisonment. For the understanding of them I think we must observe that there is a contrast drawn between two 'words,' 'his' (i.e. Joseph's) and God's. If we lay firm hold of that clue, I think it will lead us into clear daylight, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
A Letter from Origen to Africanus.
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The Egyptians urged the people, to send them out of the land in haste, for they said, "We will all be dead."
"Terror and dread fall upon them; By the greatness of Your arm they are motionless as stone; Until Your people pass over, O LORD, Until the people pass over whom You have purchased.
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