Exodus 9:2
Strong's Lexicon
But
כִּ֛י ()
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: 1) that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since 1a) that 1a1) yea, indeed 1b) when (of time) 1b1) when, if, though (with a concessive force) 1c) because, since (causal connection) 1d) but (after negative) 1e) that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if 1f) but rather, but 1g) except that 1h) only, nevertheless 1i) surely 1j) that is 1k) but if 1l) for though 1m) forasmuch as, for therefore

if
אִם־ (’im-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 518: 1) if 1a) conditional clauses 1a1) of possible situations 1a2) of impossible situations 1b) oath contexts 1b1) no, not 1c) if...if, whether...or, whether...or...or 1d) when, whenever 1e) since 1f) interrogative particle 1g) but rather

you
אַתָּ֖ה (’at·tāh)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 859: 1) you (second pers. sing. masc.)

refuse
מָאֵ֥ן (mā·’ên)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3986: 1) refusing, unwilling to obey

to let them go
לְשַׁלֵּ֑חַ (lə·šal·lê·aḥ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 7971: 1) to send, send away, let go, stretch out 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to send 1a2) to stretch out, extend, direct 1a3) to send away 1a4) to let loose 1b) (Niphal) to be sent 1c) (Piel) 1c1) to send off or away or out or forth, dismiss, give over, cast out 1c2) to let go, set free 1c3) to shoot forth (of branches) 1c4) to let down 1c5) to shoot 1d) (Pual) to be sent off, be put away, be divorced, be impelled 1e) (Hiphil) to send

and continue
וְעוֹדְךָ֖ (wə·‘ō·wḏ·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5750: subst 1) a going round, continuance adv 2) still, yet, again, besides 2a) still, yet (of continuance or persistence) 2b) still, yet, more (of addition or repetition) 2c) again 2d) still, moreover, besides

to restrain
מַחֲזִ֥יק (ma·ḥă·zîq)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2388: 1) to strengthen, prevail, harden, be strong, become strong, be courageous, be firm, grow firm, be resolute, be sore 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to be strong, grow strong 1a1a) to prevail, prevail upon 1a1b) to be firm, be caught fast, be secure 1a1c) to press, be urgent 1a1d) to grow stout, grow rigid, grow hard (bad sense) 1a1e) to be severe, be grievous 1a2) to strengthen 1b) (Piel) 1b1) to make strong 1b2) to restore to strength, give strength 1b3) to strengthen, sustain, encourage 1b4) to make strong, make bold, encourage 1b5) to make firm 1b6) to make rigid, make hard 1c) (Hiphil) 1c1) to make strong, strengthen 1c2) to make firm 1c3) to display strength 1c4) to make severe 1c5) to support 1c6) to repair 1c7) to prevail, prevail upon 1c8) to have or take or keep hold of, retain, hold up, sustain, support 1c9) to hold, contain 1d) (Hithpael) 1d1) to strengthen oneself 1d2) to put forth strength, use one's strength 1d3) to withstand 1d4) to hold strongly with

them,
בָּֽם׃ (bām)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew :

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if you refuse to let them go and keep holding them,

New American Standard Bible
"For if you refuse to let [them] go and continue to hold them,

King James Bible
For if thou refuse to let [them] go, and wilt hold them still,
Parallel Verses
New International Version
If you refuse to let them go and continue to hold them back,

New Living Translation
If you continue to hold them and refuse to let them go,

English Standard Version
For if you refuse to let them go and still hold them,

New American Standard Bible
"For if you refuse to let them go and continue to hold them,

King James Bible
For if thou refuse to let them go, and wilt hold them still,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if you refuse to let them go and keep holding them,

International Standard Version
But if you refuse to let them go and continue to hold them,

NET Bible
For if you refuse to release them and continue holding them,

American Standard Version
For if thou refuse to let them go, and wilt hold them still,

English Revised Version
For if thou refuse to let them go, and wilt hold them still,

Young's Literal Translation
for, if thou art refusing to send away, and art still keeping hold upon them,






Cross References
Exodus 8:2
And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite all thy borders with frogs:

Exodus 9:3
Behold, the hand of the LORD is upon thy cattle which is in the field, upon the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, upon the oxen, and upon the sheep: there shall be a very grievous murrain.

Exodus 1:1
Now these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt; every man and his household came with Jacob.

Exodus 9:1
Then the LORD said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh, and tell him, Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me.

Exodus 8:32
And Pharaoh hardened his heart at this time also, neither would he let the people go.

Exodus 8:31
And the LORD did according to the word of Moses; and he removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people; there remained not one.

Exodus 9:4
And the LORD shall sever between the cattle of Israel and the cattle of Egypt: and there shall nothing die of all that is the children's of Israel.

Exodus 9:5
And the LORD appointed a set time, saying, To morrow the LORD shall do this thing in the land.
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