New Living Translation
They threw down their staffs, which also became serpents! But then Aaron's staff swallowed up their staffs.
King James Bible
For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.
Darby Bible Translation
they cast down every man his staff, and they became serpents; but Aaron's staff swallowed up their staves.
World English Bible
For they each cast down their rods, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.
Young's Literal Translation
and they cast down each his rod, and they become monsters, and the rod of Aaron swalloweth their rods;
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The book of Exodus--so named in the Greek version from the march of Israel out of Egypt--opens upon a scene of oppression very different from the prosperity and triumph in which Genesis had closed. Israel is being cruelly crushed by the new dynasty which has arisen in Egypt (i.) and the story of the book is the story of her redemption. Ultimately it is Israel's God that is her redeemer, but He operates largely by human means; and the first step is the preparation of a deliverer, Moses, whose parentage, …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
2 Timothy 3:9
But they won't get away with this for long. Someday everyone will recognize what fools they are, just as with Jannes and Jambres.
Then Pharaoh called in his own wise men and sorcerers, and these Egyptian magicians did the same thing with their magic.
Pharaoh's heart, however, remained hard. He still refused to listen, just as the LORD had predicted.
Pharaoh's magicians tried to do the same thing with their secret arts, but this time they failed. And the gnats covered everyone, people and animals alike.
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