New International Version
God heard their groaning and he remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac and with Jacob.
King James Bible
And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.
Darby Bible Translation
and God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob;
World English Bible
God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.
Young's Literal Translation
and God heareth their groaning, and God remembereth His covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
God remembered his covenant - God's covenant is God's engagement; he had promised to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give their posterity a land flowing with milk and honey, etc. They are now under the most oppressive bondage, and this was the most proper time for God to show them his mercy and power in fulfilling his promise. This is all that is meant by God's remembering his covenant, for it was now that he began to give it its effect.
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I have indeed seen the oppression of my people in Egypt. I have heard their groaning and have come down to set them free. Now come, I will send you back to Egypt.'
But God remembered Noah and all the wild animals and the livestock that were with him in the ark, and he sent a wind over the earth, and the waters receded.
Then the LORD said to him, "Know for certain that for four hundred years your descendants will be strangers in a country not their own and that they will be enslaved and mistreated there.
The angel of the LORD also said to her: "You are now pregnant and you will give birth to a son. You shall name him Ishmael, for the LORD has heard of your misery.
and said, "I swear by myself, declares the LORD, that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son,
The LORD appeared to Isaac and said, "Do not go down to Egypt; live in the land where I tell you to live.
There above it stood the LORD, and he said: "I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac. I will give you and your descendants the land on which you are lying.
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