New Living Translation
Then all the Egyptians dug along the riverbank to find drinking water, for they couldn't drink the water from the Nile.
King James Bible
And all the Egyptians digged round about the river for water to drink; for they could not drink of the water of the river.
Darby Bible Translation
And all the Egyptians dug round about the river for water to drink; for they could not drink of the water of the river.
World English Bible
All the Egyptians dug around the river for water to drink; for they couldn't drink of the water of the river.
Young's Literal Translation
and all the Egyptians seek water round about the river to drink, for they have not been able to drink of the waters of the River.
Exodus 7:24 Parallel
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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 it will die, and the river will stink. The Egyptians will not be able to drink any water from the Nile.'"
Pharaoh returned to his palace and put the whole thing out of his mind.
Seven days passed from the time the LORD struck the Nile.
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