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

 

Exodus
Chapter 17

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EXODUS 17:1
JPS 17:1 And all the congregation of the children of Israel journeyed from the wilderness of Sin, by their stages, according to the commandment of the LORD, and encamped in Rephidim; and there was no water for the people to drink.
ONK 17:1 And all the congregation of the children of Israel journeyed from the desert of Sin, according to their itinerations by the Word of the Lord; and they encamped in Rephidim: but the people had no water to drink;
PAL 17:1 And all the congregation of the sons of Israel journejed from the desert of Sin by their journeyings according to the word of the Lord, and they encamped in Rephidim, a place where their hands were idle in the commandments of the law, and the fountains were dry, and there was no water for the people to drink.
     
 
EXODUS 17:2
JPS 17:2 Wherefore the people strove with Moses, and said: 'Give us water that we may drink.' And Moses said unto them: 'Why strive ye with me? wherefore do ye try the LORD?'
ONK 17:2 And all the congregation of the children of Israel journeyed from the desert of Sin, according to their itinerations by the Word of the Lord; and they encamped in Rephidim: but the people had no water to drink;
PAL 17:2 And the wicked of the people contended with Mosheh, and said, Give us water, that we may drink. And Mosheh said to them, Why contend you with me? and why tempt you before the Lord?
 
 
EXODUS 17:3
JPS 17:3 And the people thirsted there for water; and the people murmured against Moses, and said: 'Wherefore hast thou brought us up out of Egypt, to kill us and our children and our cattle with thirst?'
ONK 17:3 But the people thirsted there for water, and the people were turbulent against Mosheh, and said, Why is this,—to have brought us from Mizraim, to kill me and my children and my cattle with thirst?
PAL 17:3 But the people were athirst for water, and the people murmured against Mosheh, and said, Why hast thou made us come up out of Mizraim, to kill us, and our children, and our cattle with thirst?
 
 
EXODUS 17:4
JPS 17:4 And Moses cried unto the LORD, saying: 'What shall I do unto this people? they are almost ready to stone me.'
ONK 17:4 And Mosheh prayed before the Lord, saying, What shall I do with this people? Yet a little, and they will stone me!
PAL 17:4 And Mosheh prayed before the Lord, saying, What shall I do for this people? Yet a very little, and they will stone me.
 
 
EXODUS 17:5
JPS 17:5 And the LORD said unto Moses: 'Pass on before the people, and take with thee of the elders of Israel; and thy rod, wherewith thou smotest the river, take in thy hand, and go.
ONK 17:5 And the Lord said to Mosheh, Pass over before the people, and take with thee of the elders of Israel, and thy rod wherewith thou didst smite the river take in thy hand, and go.
PAL 17:5 And the Lord said to Mosheh, Pass over before the people, and take with thee some of the elders of Israel, and the rod with which thou didst smite the river take in thy hand, and go from the face of their murmuring.
 
 
EXODUS 17:6
JPS 17:6 Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink.' And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel
ONK 17:6 Behold, I will stand before thee there, upon the rock in Horeb, and thou shalt smite the rock, and water shall come out of it, that the people may drink. And Mosheh did so in the eyes of the elders of Israel.
PAL 17:6 Behold, I will stand before thee there, on the spot where thou sawest the impress(23) of the foot on Horeb; and thou shall smite the rock with thy rod, and therefrom shall come forth waters for drinking, and the people shall drink.
 
 
EXODUS 17:7
JPS 17:7 And the name of the place was called Massah, and Meribah, because of the striving of the children of Israel, and because they tried the LORD, saying: 'Is the LORD among us, or not?'
ONK 17:7 And he called the name of the place, Temptation and Strife, because of the striving of the sons of Israel, and because they tempted before the Lord, saying, Is the Majesty of the Lord among us, or not?
PAL 17:7 And Mosheh did so before the elders of Israel. And he called the name of that place Temptation and Strife; because there the sons of Israel contended with Mosheh, and because they tempted the Lord, saying, Doth the glory of the majesty of the Lord truly dwell among us, or not?
 
 
EXODUS 17:8
JPS 17:8 Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim.
ONK 17:8 And Amaleq came, and warred battle with Israel in Rephidim.
PAL 17:8 And Amalek came from the land of the south, and leaped on that night a thousand and six hundred miles; and on account of the disagreement which had been between Esau and Jakob, he came and waged war with Israel in Rephidim, and took and killed (some of the) men of the house of Dan; for the cloud did not embrace them, because of the strange worship that was among them.
 
 
EXODUS 17:9
JPS 17:9 And Moses said unto Joshua: 'Choose us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek; tomorrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in my hand.'
ONK 17:9 And Mosheh said to Jehoshua, Choose for us men, and go forth and do battle with Amaleq. Tomorrow I will stand on the top of the hill, and the rod with which the miracles are wrought from before the Lord shall be in my hand.
PAL 17:9 And Mosheh said to Jehoshua, Choose such men as are strong in the precepts, and victorious in fight; and go, under the Cloud of glory, and set battle in array against the hosts of Amalek. Tomorrow I will stand, prepared with fasting, with the righteous fathers of the chiefs of the people, and the righteous mothers who are like the hills, with the rod with which the miracles have been wrought from before the Lord, in my hand.
 
 
EXODUS 17:10
JPS 17:10 So Joshua did as Moses had said to him, and fought with Amalek; and Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill.
ONK 17:10 And Jehoshua did as Mosheh had said to him, and he did battle with Amaleq. And Mosheh, Aharon, and Hur ascended to the top of the hill.
PAL 17:10 And Jehoshua did as Mosheh had bidden him, to wage war with Amalek. And Mosheh, and Aharon, and Hur went up to the top of the height.
 
 
EXODUS 17:11
JPS 17:11 And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed; and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed.
ONK 17:11 And it was that when Mosheh lifted up his hand, the house of Israel prevailed; and when he let down his hand, the house of Amaleq prevailed.
PAL 17:11 And it was, when Mosheh lifted up his hands in prayer, that the house of Israel prevailed; and when he rested his hand from praying, that the house of Amalek prevailed.
JER 17:11 And it was that when Mosheh lifted up his hands in prayer, the house of Israel prevailed; and when his hands declined from prayer, Amalek prevailed; and (Israel) fell in the line of battle.
 
EXODUS 17:12
JPS 17:12 But Moses' hands were heavy; and they took a stone, and put it under him, and he sat thereon; and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one side, and the other on the other side; and his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.
ONK 17:12 But the hands of Mosheh became heavy, and they took a stone and placed it under him, and he sat upon it, and Aharon and Hur held up his hands, here one, and there one; and thus were his hands stretched out in prayer until the going of the sun.
PAL 17:12 And the hands of Mosheh were heavy, because the conflict was prolonged till the morrow, and the deliverance of Israel was not prepared on that day; and he could not hold them up in prayer; on which account he would have afflicted his soul. And they took a stone, and placed it under him, and he sat upon it; and Aharon and Hur supported his hands, this the one, and that the other; and his hands were outstretched with firmness (or, fidelity), in prayer and fasting, until the going down of the sun.
JER 17:12 And the hands of Mosheh were lifted up in prayer.
 
EXODUS 17:13
JPS 17:13 And Joshua discomfited Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword.
ONK 17:13 And Jehoshua shattered Amaleq and his people with the edge of the sword.
PAL 17:13 And Jehoshua shattered Amalek, and cut off the heads of the strong men of his people, by the mouth of the Word of the Lord, with the slaughter of the sword.
 
 
EXODUS 17:14
JPS 17:14 And the LORD said unto Moses: 'Write this for a memorial in the book, and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua: for I will utterly blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven.'
ONK 17:14 And the Lord said to Mosheh: Write this memorial in the Book, and set it before Jehoshua,—That blotting, I will blot out the memorial of Amaleq from under the heavens.
PAL 17:14 And the Lord said unto Mosheh, Write this memorial in the book of the elders that were of old, and these words in the hearing of Jehoshua, that blotting, I will blot out the memory of Amalek from under the heavens.
 
 
EXODUS 17:15
JPS 17:15 And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Adonai-nissi.
ONK 17:15 And Mosheh builded an altar, and ministered upon it before the Lord who had wrought (such) miracles for him.
PAL 17:15 And Mosheh builded an altar, and called the name of it, The Word of the Lord is my banner; for the sign which He hath wrought (in this) place was on my behalf.
 
 
EXODUS 17:16
JPS 17:16 And he said: 'The hand upon the throne of the LORD: the LORD will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.'
ONK 17:16 And he said, With an oath hath this been declared from before the Fearful One whose Shekinah is upon His glorious throne; that war shall be waged with the house of Amaleq, to destroy it from the generations of the world.
PAL 17:16 And he said, Because the Word of the Lord hath sworn by the throne of His glory, that He by His Word will fight against those of the house of Amalek, and destroy them unto three generations; from the generation of this world, from the generation of the Meshiha, and from the generation of the world to come.
JER 17:16 And he said, The oath hath come forth from beneath the throne of the Great One, of all the world the Lord; the first king who will sit upon the throne of the kingdom of the sons of Israel, Shaul, the son of Kish, will set the battle in array against the house of Amalek, and will slay them; and those of them that remain will Mardekai and Esther destroy. The Lord hath said by His Word that the memory of Amalek shall perish to the age of ages.
 
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