EXODUS 7:11

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Then Pharaoh also called the wise men and the sorcerers: now the magicians of Egypt, they also did in like manner with their enchantments.”

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Exodus 7:11 Translation & Meaning

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Then Pharaoh פַּרְעֹ֔ה Paroh, a general title of Egyptian kings Then Pharaoh
also גַּם Properly, assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correl. both...and also
called וַיִּקְרָא֙ To call out to (i.e., properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications) called
the wise men לַֽחֲכָמִ֖ים Wise, (i.e., intelligent, skilful or artful) wise men
and the sorcerers: וְלַֽמְכַשְּׁפִ֑ים Properly, to whisper a spell, i.e., to inchant or practise magic sorcerers
now the magicians חַרְטֻמֵּ֥י A horoscopist (as drawing magical lines or circles) now magicians
of Egypt, מִצְרַ֛יִם Mitsrajim, i.e., Upper and Lower Egypt Egypt
they הֵ֜ם They (only used when emphatic) they
also גַם Properly, assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correl. both...and also
did וַיַּֽעֲשׂ֨וּ To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application did
in like manner כֵּֽן׃ Properly, set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjunction) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles) like manner
with their enchantments. בְּלַֽהֲטֵיהֶ֖ם A blaze; also (from the idea of enwrapping) magic (as covert) enchantments

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  • 9  When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, saying, Shew a miracle for you: then thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall become a serpent.

  • 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.

  • 11  Then Pharaoh also called the wise men and the sorcerers: now the magicians of Egypt, they also did in like manner with their enchantments.

  • 12  For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.

  • 13  And he hardened Pharaoh's heart, that he hearkened not unto them; as the Lord had said.




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