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

 

Exodus
Chapter 9

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Exodus 8 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Exodus 10
EXODUS 9:1
JPS 9:1 Then the LORD said unto Moses: 'Go in unto Pharaoh, and tell him: Thus saith the LORD, the God of the Hebrews: Let My people go, that they may serve Me.
ONK 9:1 And the Lord said to Mosheh, Go in unto Pharoh and say to him: Thus saith the Lord, the God of the Jehudaee; Send My people away, that they may serve before Me:
PAL 9:1 And the Lord said to Mosheh, Go in to Pharoh, and say to him, Thus saith the Lord, the God of the Jehudaee, Emancipate My people, that they may worship before Me.
     
 
EXODUS 9:2
JPS 9:2 For if thou refuse to let them go, and wilt hold them still,
ONK 9:2 for if thou refuse to send them away,—and thou hast kept them until now,—3 behold, a plague from before the Lord shall be upon thy cattle which are in the field; upon the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, upon the oxen, and upon the sheep, a very great death.
PAL 9:2 But if thou refuse to release, and hitherto thou hast constrained them,
 
 
EXODUS 9:3
JPS 9:3 behold, the hand of the LORD is upon thy cattle which are in the field, upon the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, upon the herds, and upon the flocks; there shall be a very grievous murrain.
ONK 9:3
PAL 9:3 behold, the stroke of the Lord's hand shall be as it hath not been yet, upon thy cattle that are in the field, upon the horses, and upon the asses, upon the camels, oxen, and sheep, with a very mighty death.
JER 9:3 Great conturbation.
 
EXODUS 9:4
JPS 9:4 And the LORD shall make a division between the cattle of Israel and the cattle of Egypt; and there shall nothing die of all that belongeth to the children of Israel.'
ONK 9:4 But the Lord will make distinction between the cattle of Israel and the cattle of the Mizraee; and of all that the children of Israel possess not one shall die.
PAL 9:4 And the Lord will work wonders between the flocks of Israel and the flocks of the Mizraee, that not any of those which belong to the sons of Israel shall die.
 
 
EXODUS 9:5
JPS 9:5 And the LORD appointed a set time, saying: 'Tomorrow the LORD shall do this thing in the land.'
ONK 9:5 And the Lord set a time,(18) saying, Tomorrow will the Lord do this thing in the land.
PAL 9:5 And the Lord set a time, saying, Tomorrow will the Lord do this thing in the land.
 
 
EXODUS 9:6
JPS 9:6 And the LORD did that thing on the morrow, and all the cattle of Egypt died; but of the cattle of the children of Israel died not one.
ONK 9:6 And the Lord did that thing on the following day, and all the cattle of the Mizraee died; but of the cattle of the sons of Israel died not one.
PAL 9:6 And the Lord did that thing the day after, and all the cattle of the Mizraee died; but of the cattle of the sons of Israel died not one.
 
 
EXODUS 9:7
JPS 9:7 And Pharaoh sent, and, behold, there was not so much as one of the cattle of the Israelites dead. But the heart of Pharaoh was stubborn, and he did not let the people go.
ONK 9:7 And Pharoh sent, and, behold, not one of the cattle of the sons of Israel had died. And Pharoh's heart was hardened, and he would not send the people away.
PAL 9:7 And Pharoh sent certain to look; and, behold, not one of the cattle of the sons of Israel had died, not even one. But the disposition of Pharoh's heart was aggravated, and he would not release the people.
 
 
EXODUS 9:8
JPS 9:8 And the LORD said unto Moses and unto Aaron: 'Take to you handfuls of soot of the furnace, and let Moses throw it heavenward in the sight of Pharaoh.
ONK 9:8 And the Lord said to Mosheh and Aharon, Take you handfuls of dust of the furnace, and let Mosheh scatter it towards the heavens in the presence of Pharoh;
PAL 9:8 And the Lord said to Mosheh and to Aharon, Take with you hands-full of fine ashes from the furnace, and let Mosheh sprinkle them towards the height of the heavens in the sight of Pharoh.
 
 
EXODUS 9:9
JPS 9:9 And it shall become small dust over all the land of Egypt, and shall be a boil breaking forth with blains upon man and upon beast, throughout all the land of Egypt.'
ONK 9:9 and it will be like fine powder upon all the land of Mizraim, and it shall be upon man and beast an inflammation growing into ulcers in all the land of Mizraim.
PAL 9:9 And the dust shall be upon all the land of Mizraim, upon man and upon beast, for a boil, producing tumours in all the land of Mizraim.
JER 9:9 Tumours.
 
EXODUS 9:10
JPS 9:10 And they took soot of the furnace, and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses threw it up heavenward; and it became a boil breaking forth with blains upon man and upon beast.
ONK 9:10 And they took the dust of the furnace and stood before Pharoh; and Mosheh scattered it towards the heavens, and it became an inflammation of ulcers multiplying on man and beast.
PAL 9:10 And they took ashes of the furnace, and arose to meet Pharoh; and Mosheh sprinkled them towards the height of the heavens; and there came a boil multiplying tumours upon man and beast.
 
 
EXODUS 9:11
JPS 9:11 And the magicians could not stand before Moses because of the boils; for the boils were upon the magicians, and upon all the Egyptians.
ONK 9:11 And the magicians could not stand before Mosheh, on account of the disease; for the disease was upon the magicians and upon all the Mizraee.
PAL 9:11 And the astrologers could not stand before Mosheh, on account of the boil; for the plague of the boil was upon the astrologers, and upon all the Mizraee.
 
 
EXODUS 9:12
JPS 9:12 And the LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh, and he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had spoken unto Moses.
ONK 9:12 And the Lord obdurated the heart of Pharoh, and he would not hearken to them, as the Lord had said to Mosheh.
PAL 9:12 And the Lord hardened the design of Pharoh's heart, and he would not hearken to them, as the Lord had said to Mosheh.
 
 
EXODUS 9:13
JPS 9:13 And the LORD said unto Moses: 'Rise up early in the morning, and stand before Pharaoh, and say unto him: Thus saith the LORD, the God of the Hebrews: Let My people go, that they may serve Me.
ONK 9:13 And the Lord said to Mosheh, Rise up in the morning and stand before Pharoh, and say to him, Thus saith the Lord, the God of the Jehudaee, Send My people away, that they may serve before Me:
PAL 9:13 And the Lord said to Mosheh, Arise in the morning, and place thyself before Pharoh, and say to him, Thus saith the Lord, the God of the Jehudaee, Emancipate My people, that they may worship before Me.
 
 
EXODUS 9:14
JPS 9:14 For I will this time send all My plagues upon thy person, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people; that thou mayest know that there is none like Me in all the earth.
ONK 9:14 for at this time I will send all My plagues upon thy heart, and upon thy servants and thy people, that thou mayest know that there is no one like Me, the Ruler in all the earth.
PAL 9:14 For at this time I will send upon thee a plague from the heavens, and all My plagues wherewith I have plagued thee thou wilt cause to return upon thy heart, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people, (plagues) which have been sent from before Me, and not from the magic of the sons of men, that thou mayest know that there is none like Me in all the earth.
 
 
EXODUS 9:15
JPS 9:15 Surely now I had put forth My hand, and smitten thee and thy people with pestilence, and thou hadst been cut off from the earth.
ONK 9:15 For now it is nigh before Me to send indeed My strong plagues, and smite thee and thy people with death, and cut thee off from the earth.
PAL 9:15 Now could I send the plague of My strength by judgment (or, with justice) to strike thee and thy people with death, and destroy thee from the earth;
 
 
EXODUS 9:16
JPS 9:16 But in very deed for this cause have I made thee to stand, to show thee My power, and that My name may be declared throughout all the earth.
ONK 9:16 For therefore have I raised thee up, that I may show thee My power, and that they may acknowledge the might of My name in all the earth.
PAL 9:16 but verily I have spared thee alive, not that I may benefit thee, but that My power may be made manifest to thee, and that My Holy Name may be made known in all the earth.
 
 
EXODUS 9:17
JPS 9:17 As yet exaltest thou thyself against My people, that thou wilt not let them go?
ONK 9:17 Until now hast thou kept My people down,(19) that thou mayest not release them.
PAL 9:17 Hitherto hast thou tyrannized over My people, instead of releasing them.
JER 9:17 Relentlessly.
 
EXODUS 9:18
JPS 9:18 Behold, tomorrow about this time I will cause it to rain a very grievous hail, such as hath not been in Egypt since the day it was founded even until now.
ONK 9:18 Behold, I will cause to come down, as at this time tomorrow, hail most mighty, the like of which hath never been in Mizraim from the day that it was founded until now.
PAL 9:18 Behold, at this time tomorrow I will cause to come down from the treasures of the heavens a mighty hail, the like of which hath never been in Mizraim since the day when men were settled upon it until now.
 
 
EXODUS 9:19
JPS 9:19 Now therefore send, hasten in thy cattle and all that thou hast in the field; for every man and beast that shall be found in the field, and shall not be brought home, the hail shall come down upon them, and they shall die.'
ONK 9:19 And now, send, gather in thy cattle and all that thou hast in the field; for upon every man and beast that may be found in the field not gathered into the house the hail will fall, and they shall die.
PAL 9:19 But now send, gather together thy flocks, and all that thou hast in the field: (for) upon all men and cattle that are found in the field, and not gathered together within the house, will the hail come down, and they will die.
 
 
EXODUS 9:20
JPS 9:20 He that feared the word of the LORD among the servants of Pharaoh made his servants and his cattle flee into the houses;
ONK 9:20 Who feared the word of the Lord among the servants of Pharoh collected his servants and his cattle unto the houses;
PAL 9:20 Hiob (Job), who reverenced the word of the Lord, among the servants of Pharoh, gathered together his servants and his flocks within the house.
 
 
EXODUS 9:21
JPS 9:21 and he that regarded not the word of the LORD left his servants and his cattle in the field.
ONK 9:21 but he who did not set his heart upon the word of the Lord, left his servants and his cattle in the field.
PAL 9:21 But Bileam, who did not set his heart upon the word of the Lord, left his servants and his flocks in the field.
 
 
EXODUS 9:22
JPS 9:22 And the LORD said unto Moses: 'Stretch forth thy hand toward heaven, that there may be hail in all the land of Egypt, upon man, and upon beast, and upon every herb of the field, throughout the land of Egypt.'
ONK 9:22 And the Lord said to Mosheh, Uplift thy hand towards the heavens, and there shall be hail in all the land of Mizraim upon man, and beast, and every herb of the field throughout the land of Mizraim.
PAL 9:22 And the Lord said to Mosheh, Uplift thy hand towards the height of the heavens, and there shall be hail on all the land of Mizraim, upon men, and upon beasts, and upon every herb of the field in the land of Mizraim.
 
 
EXODUS 9:23
JPS 9:23 And Moses stretched forth his rod toward heaven; and the LORD sent thunder and hail, and fire ran down unto the earth; and the LORD caused to hail upon the land of Egypt.
ONK 9:23 And Mosheh lifted up the rod towards the heavens, and the Lord sent thunders (voices), and hail, and fire going upon the ground: and the Lord rained hail upon the land of Mizraim,
PAL 9:23 And Mosheh lifted up his rod toward the height of the heavens, and the Lord gave forth thunders and hailstones with flaming fire upon the ground; the Lord made the hail descend upon the land of Mizraim.
 
 
EXODUS 9:24
JPS 9:24 So there was hail, and fire flashing up amidst the hail, very grievous, such as had not been in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation.
ONK 9:24 and there was hail, and fire flaming among the hail, very mighty, such as the like of had not been in all the land of Mizraim since the time it had been for a people.
PAL 9:24 And there was hail, and fire darting among the hail with exceeding force: unto it had never been the like in all the land of Mizraim ever since it was a nation and a kingdom.
 
 
EXODUS 9:25
JPS 9:25 And the hail smote throughout all the land of Egypt all that was in the field, both man and beast; and the hail smote every herb of the field, and broke every tree of the field.
ONK 9:25 And the hail smote in all the land of Mizraim all that was in the field from man to cattle, and every herb of the field the hail struck, and every tree of the field it brake.
PAL 9:25 And the hail smote in all the land of Mizraim whatsoever was in the field, of men and of cattle, and all the herbage of the field the hail smote, and every tree of the field it shattered and uprooted.
 
 
EXODUS 9:26
JPS 9:26 Only in the land of Goshen, where the children of Israel were, was there no hail.
ONK 9:26 Only in the land of Goshen, where the sons of Israel were, there was no hail.
PAL 9:26 Only in the land of Goshen, where the children of Israel were, there was no hail.
 
 
EXODUS 9:27
JPS 9:27 And Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said unto them: 'I have sinned this time; the LORD is righteous, and I and my people are wicked.
ONK 9:27 And Pharoh sent and called for Mosheh and Aharon, and said to them, I have sinned this time; the Lord is righteous, and I and my people are guilty.
PAL 9:27 And Pharoh sent certain to call Mosheh and Aharon; and he said to them, This time I have sinned. I know that the Lord is a righteous God, and that I and my people have deserved every one of these plagues.
 
 
EXODUS 9:28
JPS 9:28 Entreat the LORD, and let there be enough of these mighty thunderings and hail; and I will let you go, and ye shall stay no longer.'
ONK 9:28 Pray before the Lord that relief may be multiplied before Him, so that there may be upon us no more thunders of malediction like these before the Lord, nor hail; and I will send you away, and will not continue to detain you.
PAL 9:28 Intercede before the Lord, that with Him it may be enough, and there may be no more maledictory thunders nor hail from the presence of the Lord; and I will release you, and no longer hinder.
 
 
EXODUS 9:29
JPS 9:29 And Moses said unto him: 'As soon as I am gone out of the city, I will spread forth my hands unto the LORD; the thunders shall cease, neither shall there be any more hail; that thou mayest know that the earth is the LORD'S.
ONK 9:29 And Mosheh said to him, When I shall have gone out of the city, I will spread forth my hands in prayer before the Lord, and the thunders shall cease, and there shall be no more hail, that you may know that the earth is the Lord's.
PAL 9:29 And Mosheh said to him, When I have gone out from thee into the city, I will outspread my hands in prayer before the Lord, and the thunders shall cease, and there shall be no more hail; that you may know that the earth is the Lord's.
 
 
EXODUS 9:30
JPS 9:30 But as for thee and thy servants, I know that ye will not yet fear the LORD God.'
ONK 9:30 But (as for) thee and thy servants, I know that as yet ye are not humbled before the Lord God.
PAL 9:30 But I know that ere thou and thy servants release the people, they will have to be afraid before the Lord God.
 
 
EXODUS 9:31
JPS 9:31 And the flax and the barley were smitten; for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was in bloom.
ONK 9:31 And the flax and the barley were smitten, because the barley was earing, and the flax was in flower:
PAL 9:31 And the flax and the barley were beaten down, because the barley was in the ear, and the flax was making pods.
JER 9:31 The flax was (making) pods, for it had cast its flowers.
 
EXODUS 9:32
JPS 9:32 But the wheat and the spelt were not smitten; for they ripen late.
ONK 9:32 but the wheat and the spelt were not smitten, for they were later.
PAL 9:32 But the wheat and the spelt were not smitten, because they are later.
 
 
EXODUS 9:33
JPS 9:33 And Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh, and spread forth his hands unto the LORD; and the thunders and hail ceased, and the rain was not poured upon the earth.
ONK 9:33 And Mosheh went out of the city from Pharoh, and spread forth his hands in prayer before the Lord, and the thunders ceased, and the hail and the rain which had descended came not (more) upon the earth.
PAL 9:33 And Mosheh and Aharon went out from Pharoh to the suburb, and he stretched out his hands in prayer before the Lord, and the thunders of the curse were withheld, and the hail and rain that were descending came not on the earth.
 
 
EXODUS 9:34
JPS 9:34 And when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunders were ceased, he sinned yet more, and hardened his heart, he and his servants.
ONK 9:34 And Pharoh saw that the rain had ceased, and the hail and the thunders, and he added yet to sin, and hardened his heart, he and his servants.
PAL 9:34 And Pharoh saw that the rain and hail and the thunders of the curse had ended, and he added to sin, and made strong the design of his heart, both he and his servants.
 
 
EXODUS 9:35
JPS 9:35 And the heart of Pharaoh was hardened, and he did not let the children of Israel go; as the LORD had spoken by Moses.
ONK 9:35 And the heart of Pharoh was hardened, and he would not send away the sons of Israel, as the Lord had spoken by the hand of Mosheh.
PAL 9:35 And Pharoh's heart was made obstinate, and he would not release the children of Israel, as the Lord had said through Mosheh.
 
 
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