Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Exodus
Chapter 7

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Exodus 6 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Exodus 8
EXODUS 7:1
JPS 7:1 And the LORD said unto Moses: 'See, I have set thee in God's stead to Pharaoh; and Aaron thy brother shall be thy prophet.
ONK 7:1 But the Lord said to Mosheh, See, I have appointed thee a Master (rab) with Pharoh, and Aharon shall be thy interpreter (methurgeman).
PAL 7:1 But the Lord said to Mosheh, Wherefore art thou fearful? Behold, I have set thee a terror to Pharoh, as if thou wast his God, and Aharon thy brother shall be thy prophet.
     
 
EXODUS 7:2
JPS 7:2 Thou shalt speak all that I command thee; and Aaron thy brother shall speak unto Pharaoh, that he let the children of Israel go out of his land.
ONK 7:2 Thou shalt speak all that I have commanded thee, and Aharon thy brother shall speak with Pharoh to send away the sons of Israel from his land.
PAL 7:2 Thou shalt speak to Aharon that which I command thee, and Aharon thy brother shall speak to Pharoh, that he release the sons of Israel from his land.
 
 
EXODUS 7:3
JPS 7:3 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and multiply My signs and My wonders in the land of Egypt.
ONK 7:3 And I will harden the heart of Pharoh, and will multiply My signs and wonders in the land of Mizraim.
PAL 7:3 But I will harden the disposition of Pharoh's heart, to multiply My signs and My wonders in the land of Mizraim.
 
 
EXODUS 7:4
JPS 7:4 But Pharaoh will not hearken unto you, and I will lay My hand upon Egypt, and bring forth My hosts, My people the children of Israel, out of the land of Egypt, by great judgments.
ONK 7:4 But Pharoh will not receive from you; and I will give forth the stroke of My power upon Mizraim, and will bring out My host, My people, the sons of Israel, from the land of Mizraim by great judgments.
PAL 7:4 Nor will Pharoh hearken to you. But I will shoot among them the arrows of death, and inflict the plagues of My mighty hand upon Mizraim,
 
 
EXODUS 7:5
JPS 7:5 And the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I stretch forth My hand upon Egypt, and bring out the children of Israel from among them.'
ONK 7:5 And the Mizraee shall know that I am the Lord when I uplift the stroke of My power upon Mizraim, and bring forth the sons of Israel from among them.
PAL 7:5 and will bring out the sons of Israel free from among them.
 
 
EXODUS 7:6
JPS 7:6 And Moses and Aaron did so; as the LORD commanded them, so did they.
ONK 7:6 And Mosheh and Aharon did as the Lord commanded them, so did they.
PAL 7:6 And Mosheh and Aharon did as the Lord commanded them, even so did they.
 
 
EXODUS 7:7
JPS 7:7 And Moses was fourscore years old, and Aaron fourscore and three years old, when they spoke unto Pharaoh.
ONK 7:7 And Mosheh was the son of eighty years, and Aharon the son of eighty and three years, in their speaking with Pharoh.
PAL 7:7 And Mosheh was the son of eighty years, and Aharon the son of eighty and three years, at their speaking with Pharoh.
 
 
EXODUS 7:8
JPS 7:8 And the LORD spoke unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying:
ONK 7:8 And the Lord spake to Mosheh and Aharon, saying,
PAL 7:8 And the Lord spake to Mosheh and to Aharon, saying,
 
 
EXODUS 7:9
JPS 7:9 'When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, saying: Show a wonder for you; then thou shalt say unto Aaron: Take thy rod, and cast it down before Pharaoh, that it become a serpent.'
ONK 7:9 When Pharoh shall speak to you, saying, Produce a sign, thou shalt say to Aharon, Take thy rod, and throw it down before Pharoh, and it shall become a serpent (tanina, Heb., tanin, a long creature, whether serpent or crocodile. T.).
PAL 7:9 WhenPharoh talketh with you, saying, Give us a miracle, thou shalt say to Aharon, Take thy rod, and cast it down before Pharoh, and it shall become a basilisk-serpent;(5)—for all the inhabiters of the earth shall hear the voice of the shriek of Mizraim when I shatter them, as all the creatures heard the shriek of the serpent when made naked at the beginning.
JER 7:9 And throw down before Pharoh.
 
EXODUS 7:10
JPS 7:10 And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharaoh, and they did so, as the LORD had commanded; and Aaron cast down his rod before Pharaoh and before his servants, and it became a serpent.
ONK 7:10 And Mosheh and Aharon went in unto Pharoh, and did as the Lord had commanded them. Aharon threw down his rod before Pharoh and before his servants, and it became a serpent.
PAL 7:10 10 And Mosheh and Aharon went in unto Pharoh, and did as the Lord had commanded. And Aharon threw down the rod before the sight of Pharoh, and before the sight of his servants, and it became a basilisk.(6)
 
 
EXODUS 7:11
JPS 7:11 Then Pharaoh also called for the wise men and the sorcerers; and they also, the magicians of Egypt, did in like manner with their secret arts.
ONK 7:11 And Pharoh called for the wise men and the magicians; and they also, the Mizraite magicians, did so by their enchantments.
PAL 7:11 But Pharoh called the hachems and magicians; and they also, Janis and Jamberes, magicians of Mizraim, did the same by their burnings of divination.
 
 
EXODUS 7:12
JPS 7:12 For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents; but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.
ONK 7:12 They cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents; but the rod of Aharon swallowed up their rods.
PAL 7:12 They threw down each man his rod, and they became basilisks; but were forthwith changed to be what they were at first; and the rod of Aharon swallowed up their rods.
 
 
EXODUS 7:13
JPS 7:13 And Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had spoken.
ONK 7:13 And Pharoh's heart was hardened, and he would not hearken to them, as the Lord had said.
PAL 7:13 And the disposition(7) of Pharoh's heart was hardened, and he would not hearken to them, as the Lord had said.
 
 
EXODUS 7:14
JPS 7:14 And the LORD said unto Moses: 'Pharaoh's heart is stubborn, he refuseth to let the people go.
ONK 7:14 And the Lord said to Mosheh, The heart of Pharoh is obdurate (heavy): he is unwilling to send the people away.
PAL 7:14 And the Lord said to Mosheh, The disposition of Pharoh's heart is obdurated in refusing to release the people.
 
 
EXODUS 7:15
JPS 7:15 Get thee unto Pharaoh in the morning; lo, he goeth out unto the water; and thou shalt stand by the river's brink to meet him; and the rod which was turned to a serpent shalt thou take in thy hand.
ONK 7:15 Go unto Pharoh in the morning; behold, he goeth forth to the waters, and stand to meet him on the bank of the river, and the rod that was turned to a serpent (cherja, Heb., nachash) take in thy hand;
PAL 7:15 Go unto Pharoh in the morning: behold, he cometh forth to observe divinations at the water as a magician; so shalt thou prepare thee to meet him on the bank of the river, and Aharon's rod that was changed to be a serpent thou shalt take in thy hand.
JER 7:15 To refresh himself at the river.
 
EXODUS 7:16
JPS 7:16 And thou shalt say unto him: The LORD, the God of the Hebrews, hath sent me unto thee, saying: Let My people go, that they may serve Me in the wilderness; and, behold, hitherto thou hast not hearkened;
ONK 7:16 and say to him, The Lord God of the Jehudaee hath sent me to thee, saying, Release My people, that they may serve before Me in the desert; and, behold, thou hast not yet acceded.
PAL 7:16 And thou shalt say to him, The Lord God of the Jehudaee hath sent me unto thee, saying, Release My people, that they may serve Me in the desert; and, behold, as yet thou hast not hearkened.
 
 
EXODUS 7:17
JPS 7:17 thus saith the LORD: In this thou shalt know that I am the LORD—behold, I will smite with the rod that is in my hand upon the waters which are in the river, and they shall be turned to blood.
ONK 7:17 Thus saith the Lord, By this thou shalt know that I am the Lord: Behold, with the rod that is in my hand I smite the water of the river, and it shall be turned to blood:
PAL 7:17 Thus saith the Lord: By this sign thou shalt know that I am the Lord. Behold, with the rod that is in my hand, I will smite the waters of the river, and they shall be changed into blood.
 
 
EXODUS 7:18
JPS 7:18 And 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.'
ONK 7:18 and the fish which are in the river shall die, and the river become putrid, and the Mizraee try in vain to drink the water from the river.
PAL 7:18 And the fish that are in the river shall die, and the river become foul, and the Mizraee shall desist from drinking water from the river.
 
 
EXODUS 7:19
JPS 7:19 And the LORD said unto Moses: 'Say unto Aaron: Take thy rod, and stretch out thy hand over the waters of Egypt, over their rivers, over their streams, and over their pools, and over all their ponds of water, that they may become blood; and there shall be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.'
ONK 7:19 And the Lord spake to Mosheh, Say to Aharon, Take thy rod, and lift up thy hand over the waters of the Mizraee, upon their rivers, upon their canals, and upon their lakes, and upon all their reservoirs of water, that they may become blood; and there shall be blood in all the land of Mizraim, and in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.
PAL 7:19 And the Lord said to Mosheh, Tell Aharon, Take thy rod and stretch forth thy hand over the waters of the Mizraee, over their rivers, over their trenches, over their canals, and over every place for collecting their waters, and they will become blood; and there shall be blood in all the land of Mizraim, and in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.
JER 7:19 In vases.
 
EXODUS 7:20
JPS 7:20 And Moses and Aaron did so, as the LORD commanded; and he lifted up the rod, and smote the waters that were in the river, in the sight of Pharaoh, and in the sight of his servants; and all the waters that were in the river were turned to blood.
ONK 7:20 And Mosheh and Aharon did so, as the Lord commanded; and he lifted the rod, and struck the waters of the river, in the sight of Pharoh, and in the eyes of his servants, and all the waters of the river were turned into blood.
PAL 7:20 And Mosheh and Aharon did so, as the Lord commanded; and he lifted up the rod, and smote the waters of the river in the sight of Pharoh, and in the sight of his servants; and all the waters of the river were turned into blood;
 
 
EXODUS 7:21
JPS 7:21 And the fish that were in the river died; and the river became foul, and the Egyptians could not drink water from the river; and the blood was throughout all the land of Egypt.
ONK 7:21 And the fish of the river died, and the river became putrid; and the Mizraee could not drink of the water of the river, and there was blood in all the land of Mizraim.
PAL 7:21 and the fish that were in the river died; and the river became foul, and the Mizraee could not drink of the waters of the river, aud the plague of blood was in all the land of Mizraim.
 
 
EXODUS 7:22
JPS 7:22 And the magicians of Egypt did in like manner with their secret arts; and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had spoken.
ONK 7:22 And the magicians did so with their enchantments; and Pharoh's heart was hardened, and he would not hearken to them, as the Lord had said.
PAL 7:22 But so (also) did the astrologers of Mizraim by their burnings, and turned the waters of Goshen into blood. And the design of Pharoh's heart was strengthened, and he would not hearken to them, as the Lord had said.
 
 
EXODUS 7:23
JPS 7:23 And Pharaoh turned and went into his house, neither did he lay even this to heart.
ONK 7:23 And Pharoh turned and entered into his house; neither did he set his heart also unto this.
PAL 7:23 And Pharoh did what was needful to him, and went unto his house, nor did he set his heart upon this plague.
 
 
EXODUS 7:24
JPS 7:24 And all the Egyptians digged round about the river for water to drink; for they could not drink of the water of the river.
ONK 7:24 And all the Mizraee digged by the bending of the river for water to drink; for the water which was in the river they could not drink.
PAL 7:24 And the Mizraee digged about the river for water to drink, but could not find them pure; for they were not able to drink of the water from the river.
 
 
EXODUS 7:25
JPS 7:25 And seven days were fulfilled, after that the LORD had smitten the river.
ONK 7:25 And seven days were fulfilled after that the Lord had struck the river;
PAL 7:25 And seven days were completed after the Lord had smitten the river, and the Word of the Lord had afterward healed the river.
 
 
EXODUS 7:26
JPS 7:26 And the LORD spoke unto Moses: 'Go in unto Pharaoh, and say unto him: Thus saith the LORD: Let My people go, that they may serve Me.
ONK 7:26 and the Lord said to Mosheh, Go in unto Pharoh and say to him, Thus saith the Lord: Send away My people, that they may serve before me.
PAL 7:26 And the Lord spoke to Mosheh, Go in unto Pharoh and say to him, Thus saith the Lord, Emancipate My people, that they may serve before Me.
 
 
EXODUS 7:27
JPS 7:27 And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite all thy borders with frogs.
ONK 7:27 But if thou refuse to send them away, behold, I will smite all thy borders with frogs,
PAL 7:27 But if thou refuse to set them free, behold, I will plague all thy borders with frogs.
 
 
EXODUS 7:28
JPS 7:28 And the river shall swarm with frogs, which shall go up and come into thy house, and into thy bed-chamber, and upon thy bed, and into the house of thy servants, and upon thy people, and into thine ovens, and into thy kneading-troughs.
ONK 7:28 and the river shall multiply frogs; and they shall come up and enter into thy house, and into thy chamber the place of sleep, and upon thy bed, and into the house of thy servants, and among thy people, and into thy ovens and thy kneading pans;
PAL 7:28 And the river shall multiply frogs, and they shall ascend and come up into thy house, and into the bedchamber where thou sleepest, and upon thy couch; and into the house of thy servants, and among thy people, and into thy ovens, and into thy baking-troughs,
 
 
EXODUS 7:29
JPS 7:29 And the frogs shall come up both upon thee, and upon thy people, and upon all thy servants.'
ONK 7:29 and upon thee and upon thy people and upon all thy servants shall the frogs come up.
PAL 7:29 and upon thy body, and upon the bodies of thy people, and upon all thy servants, shall the frogs have power.
 
 
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