Psalm 105:31
New International Version
He spoke, and there came swarms of flies, and gnats throughout their country.

New Living Translation
When the LORD spoke, flies descended on the Egyptians, and gnats swarmed across Egypt.

English Standard Version
He spoke, and there came swarms of flies, and gnats throughout their country.

Berean Study Bible
He spoke, and insects swarmed—gnats throughout their country.

King James Bible
He spake, and there came divers sorts of flies, and lice in all their coasts.

New King James Version
He spoke, and there came swarms of flies, And lice in all their territory.

New American Standard Bible
He spoke, and a swarm of flies And gnats invaded all their territory.

NASB 1995
He spoke, and there came a swarm of flies And gnats in all their territory.

NASB 1977
He spoke, and there came a swarm of flies And gnats in all their territory.

Amplified Bible
He spoke, and there came swarms of flies And gnats in all their territory.

Christian Standard Bible
He spoke, and insects came — gnats throughout their country.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He spoke, and insects came— gnats throughout their country.

American Standard Version
He spake, and there came swarms of flies, And lice in all their borders.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He spoke and there was a swarm of insects and lice in all their borders.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He spoke, and the dog-fly came, and lice in all their coasts.

Contemporary English Version
When God gave the command, flies and gnats swarmed all around.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He spoke, and there came divers sorts of flies and sciniphs in all their coasts.

English Revised Version
He spake, and there came swarms of flies, and lice in all their borders.

Good News Translation
God commanded, and flies and gnats swarmed throughout the whole country.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He spoke, and swarms of flies and gnats infested their whole territory.

International Standard Version
He spoke, and a swarm of insects invaded their land.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He spoke, and there came swarms of flies, And gnats in all their borders.

Literal Standard Version
He has commanded, and the beetle comes, Lice into all their border.

NET Bible
He ordered flies to come; gnats invaded their whole territory.

New Heart English Bible
He spoke, and swarms of flies came, and gnats in all their territory.

World English Bible
He spoke, and swarms of flies came, and lice in all their borders.

Young's Literal Translation
He hath said, and the beetle cometh, Lice into all their border.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Tell of His Wonders
30Their land teemed with frogs, even in their royal chambers. 31He spoke, and insects swarmed— gnats throughout their country. 32He gave them hail for rain, with lightning throughout their land.…

Cross References
Exodus 8:16
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Tell Aaron, 'Stretch out your staff and strike the dust of the earth, that it may turn into swarms of gnats throughout the land of Egypt.'"

Exodus 8:17
This they did, and when Aaron stretched out his hand with his staff and struck the dust of the earth, gnats came upon man and beast. All the dust of the earth turned into gnats throughout the land of Egypt.

Exodus 8:21
But if you will not let My people go, I will send swarms of flies upon you and your officials and your people and your houses. The houses of the Egyptians and even the ground where they stand will be full of flies.

Exodus 8:24
And the LORD did so. Thick swarms of flies poured into Pharaoh's palace and into the houses of his officials. Throughout Egypt the land was ruined by swarms of flies.

Psalm 78:45
He sent swarms of flies that devoured them, and frogs that devastated them.

Psalm 107:25
For He spoke and raised a tempest that lifted the waves of the sea.


Treasury of Scripture

He spoke, and there came divers sorts of flies, and lice in all their coasts.

there

Psalm 78:45
He sent divers sorts of flies among them, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.

Exodus 8:21-24
Else, if thou wilt not let my people go, behold, I will send swarms of flies upon thee, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people, and into thy houses: and the houses of the Egyptians shall be full of swarms of flies, and also the ground whereon they are

Isaiah 1:18
Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.

and lice

Exodus 8:16-18
And the LORD said unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Stretch out thy rod, and smite the dust of the land, that it may become lice throughout all the land of Egypt…









Verse 31. - He spake, and there came divers sorts of flies. The 'arob is now generally thought to be either the dog fly (κυνόμυια, LXX.) or some sort of beetle (see the comment on Exodus 8:21). And lice in all their coasts; rather, gnats (see on Exodus 8:17).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He spoke,
אָ֭מַר (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

and insects
עָרֹ֑ב (‘ā·rōḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6157: Probably a swarm

swarmed—
וַיָּבֹ֣א (way·yā·ḇō)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

gnats
כִּ֝נִּ֗ים (kin·nîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3654: Gnat, gnats, a gnat swarm

throughout
בְּכָל־ (bə·ḵāl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

their country.
גְּבוּלָֽם׃ (gə·ḇū·lām)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 1366: A cord, a boundary, the territory inclosed


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