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Exodus 1:17

17 But the midwives ofeared God and did not do as the king of Egypt commanded them, but let the male children live.

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Exodus 1:17 — The New International Version (NIV)

17 The midwives, however, feared God and did not do what the king of Egypt had told them to do; they let the boys live.

Exodus 1:17 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

17 But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men children alive.

Exodus 1:17 — New Living Translation (NLT)

17 But because the midwives feared God, they refused to obey the king’s orders. They allowed the boys to live, too.

Exodus 1:17 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

17 But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the male children alive.

Exodus 1:17 — New Century Version (NCV)

17 But the nurses feared God, so they did not do as the king told them; they let all the boy babies live.

Exodus 1:17 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

17 But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men-children alive.

Exodus 1:17 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

17 But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt had said to them, but saved the male children alive.

Exodus 1:17 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

17 However, the midwives feared God and didn’t obey the king of Egypt’s orders. They let the boys live.

Exodus 1:17 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

17 The Hebrew midwives, however, feared God and did not do as the king of Egypt had told them; they let the boys live.

Exodus 1:17 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 But the midwives feared God; they did not do as the king of Egypt commanded them, but they let the boys live.

Exodus 1:17 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

17 But the midwives feared God, and they did not do as the king of Egypt had said to them. They let the boys live.

Exodus 1:17 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

17 But Shiphrah and Puah had respect for God. They didn’t do what the king of Egypt had told them to do. They let the boys live.

Exodus 1:17 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

17 But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had commanded them, but let the boys live.


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