New Living Translation
The fish in it will die, and the river will stink. The Egyptians will not be able to drink any water from the Nile.'"
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
And the fish that is in the river shall die; and the river shall stink; and the Egyptians shall loathe to drink the water out of the river.
World English Bible
The fish that are in the river shall die, and the river shall become foul; and the Egyptians shall loathe to drink water from the river."'"
Young's Literal Translation
and the fish that are in the River die, and the River hath stank, and the Egyptians have been wearied of drinking waters from the River.'
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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
The fish in the river died, and the water became so foul that the Egyptians couldn't drink it. There was blood everywhere throughout the land of Egypt.
Then all the Egyptians dug along the riverbank to find drinking water, for they couldn't drink the water from the Nile.
The canals of the Nile will dry up, and the streams of Egypt will stink with rotting reeds and rushes.
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